Eliece Gulledge, 87, of Hamburg, passed away at her home on April 27, 2018 surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Gulledge was a native of Houston, Mississippi, a resident of Hamburg for the past 35 years and a former resident of Snyder and Portland.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Southside Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading, doing puzzles and dominating everyone when playing dominos. She loved taking care of her grandchildren and was full of love for everyone. She was the diamond in her family’s ring and she sparkled daily.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Leroy Gulledge; a grandson, Michael Collins; a step-granddaughter, Shanna Spann; her parents, Clifford C. and Rena Faye Turman Prescott; a sister, Claudine Bryant and two brothers, Harold and Charles Prescott.
She is survived by two sons, Rev. Edward Gulledge and wife, Gladys, and Bobby Gulledge and wife, Janie, all of Hamburg; three daughters, Mary Norrell and husband, Jimmy, of Hamburg, Claudia Kinnaird of Johnsville and Clara Wood of Crossett; five sisters, Mary Hicks of Dermott, Annette Brumfeld of Idaho, Elizabeth Thompson of Mist, Norma Burris of Jonesboro and Margaret Mixon of McGehee; three brothers, Randy Prescott of Monticello, Bobby Joe Prescott of Cabot and Norman Prescott of Florida; a sister-in-law, Tiny Gulledge of Hamburg; 10 grandchildren, Paul Gulledge, Pam Gulledge, Amber McCartney, Jeff Norrell, Kelli Gansz, John Freeland, Theresa Ainsworth, Michelle Alacon, Allison Ware and Ashley King; 16 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren on the way.
Visitation will be Saturday, April 28, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, at the Southside Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Elton and Rev. Edward Gulledge officiating. Burial will be in the Snyder Cemetery.
Pallbearers are her grandsons and great-grandchildren, Paul Gulledge, Jeff Norrell, John Freeland, Kyle Felkins, Dillon Felkins, Justin Felkins, Zach Pamplin, Xander Gulledge, Tyler Skeen, Mason Gansz, Caleph Norrell, Tyler Collins, Austin Collins, Garrett Ware, Gavin Ware, Lakota Gulledge and Blayne King.
Memorials may be made to the Snyder Cemetery Association, c/o Sue Bailey, 126 Honey Hill Loop, Searcy, AR, 72143.