December 14, 1921 - September 27, 2019
Martha Oral Davis Futrell, 97, passed away in Wynne, Arkansas, on Friday, September 27, 2019. Martha was born on December 14, 1921, in Tupelo, Arkansas. She married Hoyt Futrell, Sr. and they made a loving home for their family in Vanndale, Arkansas. Ms. Futrell was a faithful believer in our Lord Jesus Christ; many enjoyed hearing her prayers regularly. She loved Christmas gatherings in her home and looked forward to reading the Christmas story to many grandchildren. She often spoke of family trips and enjoyed time spent with family and friends in Melwood, Arkansas, on fishing trips. Reminiscing her gardening, canning and devotion to her husband, family, and home will be cherished. She was loved and known to many as "Gammie" and she leaves us blessed with many rich, sweet memories. Survivors include three sons, Hoyt Alvah Futrell, Jr. (Kay) of Vanndale, Arkansas, James Roger Futrell (Sharon) of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Daniel Wayne Futrell (Joyce) of Vanndale, Arkansas, daughter-in-law Nancy Futrell, twelve grandchildren, Hoyt Alvah "Al" Futrell, III (Justin), Kara Doss (Scott), Holly Melton, (Mark), Tavner Shaw (Kim), Bill Reed, Chris Futrell (Kyla), Stacey Faries (Matt), Vikki Johnson, Richard Futrell, Stephen Futrell, Brooke Brown (Jeff), Jonathan Futrell (Brittany), 28 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren. After 61 years of marriage, Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Hoyt Futrell Sr., parents, Tavner Monroe and Ella Moore Davis, sons, Richard Earl "Dickie" Futrell and Kenneth Clifford Futrell. She was also preceded in death by grandsons, Berry, Mark David, Chad, and Little Dan, siblings, Earle Davis, Evelyn Davis Hill, Woodrow Davis, Jewel Davis, Opal Davis Ewart, and Essley Davis. Visitation will be Monday, September 30, 2019, at Kernodle Funeral Home from 11 am until 1 pm with funeral services following at 1 PM. Burial will be in Vanndale Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Childrens Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.
Martha Oral Davis Futrell, 97, passed away in Wynne, Arkansas, on Friday, September 27, 2019. Martha was born on December 14, 1921, in Tupelo, Arkansas. She married Hoyt Futrell, Sr. and they made a loving home for their family in Vanndale,... View Obituary & Service Information
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