Lady Olivette Deck, of Batesville, Ark., was born January 18, 1918, in Caruthersville, Mo. to Arch A. and Flossie Hoslove Schrum. She departed this life on Monday, July 30, 2007, in Batesville, after an extended illness. She was 89 years old. Olivette was a member of the Arbyrd, Mo. Baptist Church for many years. She enjoyed working on the farm with her family; and after marriage to Johnnie Deck, she worked with him on the farm.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Survivors are a step-son, Dr. Charles F. Allen and his wife, Anne, of Little Rock, Ark., and three step-grandchildren, Chuck Allen and his wife, Amy, of Fort Smith, Ark., Jonathan Weems of Hazen, Ark., and Mandy Allen of Fort Smith, Ark.
Graveside services will be led by Rev. Kevin Sullivan at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007 at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett. The family wishes to thank the entire staff at the Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville, Ark. for the loving care and attention that Olivette received during her five years of residence at Rolling Hills.
Arrangements are by Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville, Ark.
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.