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Kenneth Ray Nevills

April 19, 1941 — October 4, 2022

Kenneth Ray Nevills, 81, of Cauthron, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at his home. Kenneth was born on April 19, 1941 to Oval and Avanell (Whitmire) in Bates, Arkansas.

Kenneth was married to the love of his life Geanetta (Rose) in 1959. He retired from the Waldron furniture factory and became a cattle and poultry rancher. Kenneth could always be seen driving his tractor down the side of the road and would greet everyone with a smile and a wave. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and coaching his children Troy, Travis and Marlene and their friends in several youth sports teams. He also ran the chain gang at Waldron football games for 25 years.


Kenneth leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife Geanetta (Rose), one daughter, Marlene Summerhill and husband Brian of Van Buren, Arkansas. Papaw will forever remain in the hearts of his grandchildren: Hunter Nevills and Mariah, Darby Summerhill, Bryson Summerhill, Brett Summerhill, and great grandchildren Ashton Nevills, Macie Nevills and Haston Nevills.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Oval and Avanell Nevills, one son Travis Nevills and a baby brother, Jimmie Nevills.

Kenneth's life celebration will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 7, 2022 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Mark Ward officiating. Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas.

Kenneth's family will receive friends Friday, October 7, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

You may leave words of comfort and remembrance for Kenneth's family by visiting: www.heritagememorialfh.com.

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