Irma Dean (Parrott) Verser, 88, of Greers Ferry died on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at Southridge Village Assisted Living in Heber Springs.
She was born July 3, 1925, in Heber Springs to Barton Gardner and Vera Ann (Burns) Parrott. She married J. C. Verser on November 15, 1941 and they were married for more than 64 years.
Irma Dean was a lifelong resident of Greers Ferry and a member of Lone Star Baptist Church. She was a homemaker that loved to be with her family, and who always had a house full of grandchildren. Irma Dean enjoyed making quilts and having them made for her grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband J. C: her parents: a stepmother, Marguerite (Noah) Parrott: a son Ricky: a daughter Vera Ann: a grandson, Thomas Alton Fife: and one sister, Eupha Lee Turney.
Survivors include: a son, Randy (Vickie) Verser of Greers Ferry: two daughters, Sharon (Junior) Fife of Greers Ferry and Sheila (Preston) Smith of Rose Bud: 12 grandchildren, Sandra (John) Temple of Springdale, Ritchie (Autumn) Smith of Drasco, Bo (Danielle) Smith of Rose Bud, Cindy (Chuck) Finch of Greers Ferry, Toby (Jennifer) Fife of Greers Ferry, Kari (Ernie) Murphree of Greers Ferry, John Verser of Port Lavaca, Texas, Jim (Diandra) Verser of Greers Ferry, Blake Verser of Heber Springs, Jason Verser of Greers Ferry, Jon Temple of Springdale and Chelsea Temple of Springdale: 13 great grandchildren: one great-great-grandchild: two brothers, Cartel (Betty) Parrott and Jimmy ( Janice) Parrott, both of Heber Springs: two sisters, Diana (Chris) Jordan of Sherwood and Vida (Terry) Daley of Anchorage, Alaska: and numerous additional relatives and friends.
Visitation services will be held on Saturday, December 21, 2013 from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at Westside First Baptist Church in Greers Ferry and funeral services will be on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 2:00 P. M. at the Westside First Baptist Church by Rev. Jerry Cothren and Rev. Lee Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Shiloh Crossroads Cemetery with pallbearers Ritchie Smith, Bo Smith, Toby Fife, John Verser, Jim Verser, Blake Verser and Jason Verser.