Eula Mae Pettigrew

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Eula Mae Pettigrew, 88, of Fort Smith, Ark., formerly of Golden, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith.

She was born May 7, 1931, in Viola, the daughter of Charles and Vera Mae (Roush) Allen. On June 20, 1950 she was united in marriage to James Porter Pettigrew who preceded her in death on July 4, 1995. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two sisters and one brother.

Survivors include: one son, Mike Pettigrew of Greenwood, Ark.; one daughter, Cindy Jo Grandon of Fort Smith, Ark.; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

She grew up and received her education in Blue Eye where she graduated from high school. For many years she worked as a housekeeper for the Officers at Fort Chaffe in Fort Smith from which she semi-retired when it closed. Later she went on to work as a housekeeper for Mercy Crest Hospital in Fort Smith. She was a member of Cavanaugh Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Smith.

Graveside services were held Monday, Oct. 28, at McGuire Cemetery in Viola, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Pastor Tony Ball conducted the services.

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