Mary Frances Boykin Harrel, 81, of Monticello, passed away on July 13, 2015 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Little Rock.

She was a homemaker and a Christian.

Mrs. Harrel was born May 7, 1934 in Monticello and was the daughter of the late George Washington Boykin and Oma Eva Smith Boykin.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Wilford Harrel; and a brother, William Yancey Boykin.

Survivors include two sons, Ben Arrington, Jr. and wife Eva and Bret Anthony Arrington, Sr. of Monticello; a daughter, Melinda Arrington Cooper and husband Mark of Springfield, Missouri; two sisters, Mattie Ruth Tucker of Monticello and Della Jordan of Prescott; and four grandchildren, Bret Anthony Arrington, Jr., Mary Emily Orrell, Aaron Michael Orrell and Evan Arrington.

Funeral services will be held on July 16 at 1 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation will be July 15 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.