Ellen Laverne Lovell Lunsford, 85, of Pickens passed away April 5, 2022, in Rison.

She was born August 29, 1936, in England, Arkansas and was the daughter of the late James and Etta Mae Lovell.

Ellen was was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Dumas, a homemaker, and loving mother. She loved cooking, gardening, and spending time with her family.

Her parents; husband, Havis Adell Lunsford; a son, Michael Lunsford; and a daughter, Karen Lunsford Smith preceded her in death.

Survivors are two sons, Havis Allen Lunsford of Henley and Roger (Kaye) Lunsford of Dumas; four daughters, Linda (Buddy) Davidson of Star City, Nancy Lunsford of White Hall, Kathy (Donald) Elliott of Watson, and Mary (Marty) Mallory of Bryan; two brothers, Jimmy Lovell of Massachusetts and Dale Lovell of Pine Bluff; sister, Carolyn Lea of Pine Bluff; eighteen grandchildren and thirty great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at Griffin Funeral Home in Dumas, on Friday, April 8, from p.m. until 2 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Julius Carter officiating. Burial will be at Walnut Lake Cemetery in Pickens.

Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church in Dumas, Arkansas.