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Obituary for Ina J Marable

Ina J Garrigus Marable of Hector went to her reward in the early morning hours of Saturday, February 9th 2019 at her home in Hector surrounded by her family. She was born on March 2, 1934 to the late Homer and Jessie Leavell Garrigus.

Ina had the most loving, compassionate and forgiving heart. She was a Christian woman who truly lived by what she believed. Ina attended the Hector Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

She worked at International Shoe Factory while Ron served in the US Navy.

She was a farmer on the Marable Family Farm & worked hard with the chickens & in the garden to provide for her family.

She was an excellent cook & loved nothing better than feeding her family and friends. Ina enjoyed reading and appreciated the help from the women at the Hector Library. Ina enjoyed quilting and presented her family and friends with many beautiful quilts. Her seamstress skills with a needle & thread insured everyone was properly fitted. She enjoyed mowing her massive yard and quickly mastered her Hustler ZTR Commercial mower. She enjoyed working in her yard where she grew elephant ears, roses & many other flowers.

She was an Arkansas Razorback fan and especially loved watching the basketball team with her dear friend Della Culwell.

She was preceded in death by her siblings Gwen Kerns, Una Cochran, and John Garrigus; and by the father of her children, Ron Marable.

She is survived by her children, Rhonda and Terry Anderson, and Keith Marable and Cathe Marable; one grandson, Talon Marable Anderson; great-grandchildren, Aria, Teagan and Triztan; brothers and sisters-in-law, Larry and Beth Marable of Bartlesville, OK, Gale Garrigus of Hector, AR, and Sue Ellen Marable of LaVernia, TX; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

She is also survived by a special niece, Janet Dean, who is like a daughter to her; and her best friend, Sharon Coffman, who is the godmother to her children.

A family conducted celebration of life will be held 6:00 PM, Wednesday, February 13, at Hector Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Rev. Duawn Mearns and Pastor Christi Pack Johnston officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Carol Townsend for years of loving care, as well as Sandy Dollar, Kayla Petite, Sharon Brimer, Dani Gardner, Ellen Ables and Katie Carter for dedicated care that allowed Ina to stay at home.

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