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Rose Mae (Pollard) Howell

February 21, 1944 — June 29, 2021

Rose M. (Pollard) Howell of Blue Ball, Arkansas went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 29, 2021 in Blue Ball, Arkansas. She was born February 21, 1944 in Blue Ball, Arkansas to H.A. Pollard and Della Mae (Sipes) Pollard. She was 77 years old. Rose was a longtime dedicated member of Waltreak United Methodist Church in Waltreak, Arkansas. She was faithful in her belief and had a servants heart. She passed on her love for the Lord to her children and grandchildren and it blessed her heart to have her family in church with her.

As a young girl Rose met the love of her life, Kenneth. They later married and she was the sunshine of his world. Together Kenneth and Rose had four children. Rose devoted her life to loving and caring for her family and grandchildren. She was a kind woman with a sweet spirit and huge heart. She not only cared for her family but her neighbors and friends who were in need.

Rose leaves behind to cherish her memory, her four children: Thelma Millard and husband Dane of Waldron, Arkansas, Scott Howell and wife Jenny of Briggsville, Arkansas, Kim Hale and husband Billy Joe of Haletown, Arkansas, and Vicki Millard and husband Patrick of Blue Ball, Arkansas. Nana will be forever missed by 14 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Rose is also survived by two sisters: Madge Hunt of Waldron, Arkansas and Faye Stockton of San Diego, California. Rose will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives she impacted, including a host of extended family, friends and loved ones dear to her heart.

Rose was preceded in death by her loving husband Kenneth, one baby daughter Lori, her parents, H.A. and Della Pollard and her siblings: Darlene Pollard, Etheleen Garner, Sue Wilkins, Ann Holmes, Rex Pollard, Roy Templemon, Lonny Pollard, LT Pollard and BJ Pollard.

Rose's life celebration service will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 1, 2021 at Waltreak United Methodist Church in Waltreak, Arkansas with Rev. Larry Pat Millard and Rev. Delbert Hunt officiating. Interment will follow in the Hunt Cemetery in Blue Ball, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas.

Rose's pallbearers will be her grandsons, Shawn, Dustin, Mike, Ethan, Heath and Tristan.

Rose's visitation will be Wednesday, June 30, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas. You may leave words of remembrance for Rose's by

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Public Visitation

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Waltreak Church

, AR 72828

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Interment following funeral service

Thursday, July 1, 2021

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