Patsy Miles Darling

Patsy Miles Darling, 86, of Crossett died on August 11, 2020.

She was born on May 28, 1934 in Fordyce.

Mrs. Darling graduated from Fordyce High School in 1952 and moved to Crossett in 1965.

She was a past president of the South Ashley Unit of the American Cancer Society, a Sunday school teacher for many years at the Fordyce First Baptist Church and the Crossett First Baptist Church, Women’s Missionary Union director, Baptist Women president, former member of Arkansas WMU Executive Board, clerk for Ashley County Baptist Association for eight years, a member of the League of Women Voters and a longtime member of Crossett First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Darling was preceded in death by her husband O.H. (Doogie) Darling of Crossett; her son, Edward Collins Darling of Bellingham, Washington and her daughter, Linda Elizabeth Darling Williams of Crossett; her parents, Otis and Madie Miles of Fordyce; a brother, Bill Miles of Fordyce; two sisters, Jennie Hearnsberger of Fordyce and Myra Easterling of Monroe, Louisiana.

She is survived by her two granddaughters, Megan Williams Jantz (Victor) of Reeds Spring, Missouri and Bethany Williams of Anchorage, Alaska; two sisters, Wanda Bell of Fairhope, Alabama, and Daisy Lamb of Little Rock.

Visitation will be held Sunday, August 16, at the First Baptist Church in Crossett from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the Darling Scholarship Fund at First Baptist Church, 701 Main Street, Crossett, Arkansas 71635.