Annie Ruth Weeks

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Annie Ruth Weeks, 65, of Leachville, passed from this life Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in the West Ridge community she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Opal Mouzy Martin and was raised in the Milligan Ridge/Caraway areas. She had been a long time employee of Caraway Manufacturing and retired from Con-Agra of Batesville in 2004. Annie made her home in Leachville in 2005 and served as a volunteer at the Monette Nursing Center where she received the Volunteer of the Year award in 2008. She was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Al Humes, and a sister-in-law, Nadine Martin.

Survivors include her son, Greg Carmichael of Brookland; her daughter, Paula Carmichael-Garner of Leachville; five brothers, Veon Martin and wife Shirley Ann of Caraway, Paul Martin of Caraway, Carl Martin of Lepanto, Bobby Martin of Leachville, Buddy Smith of Quartzsite, Ariz.; two sisters, Mildred Sellers and husband Jim of Mountain Home and Patricia Humes of Caraway; four grandchildren, Zacry Carmichael, Cara Carmichael, Sara Russell, Courtney Garner; two great-granddaughters, Amelia Carmichael and Raylee Russell. She also leaves a sister-in-law, Wava Martin; the father of her children, Paul Carmichael, and her extended Carmichael family.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Caraway Cemetery with Rev. Rick Stevens officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Leachville.

The family will receive visitors Friday from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Serving as active pallbearers are Zac Carmichael, Nathan Turner, Randy Martin, Jason Carmichael, Stephen Russell and Ricardo Cordero.

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