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Arlis Burnell Morphew

March 10, 1937 — February 19, 2023

Nashville

Arlis Burnell Morphew, age 85 of Nashville, Arkansas, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2023 in Ashdown. He was born on March 10, 1937 in New Hope, son of the late Velton and Ruby Morphew.

Mr. Morphew managed the Hempstead County Farmer’s Association for many years. He enjoyed fishing and working on his tractor. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

In addition to his parents, Arlis was preceded in death by his wife of thirty-five years Ione Morphew and his son-in-law Mike Gilliam.

Survivors include his four children Tim Morphew and wife Lisa, Kenny Morphew and wife Arlene, Kellie Gilliam, Kim Bumgarner; eight grandchildren Justin Morphew, Casey Morphew, Kayla Wylie, Kyle Keating, Krickit Nichols, Alayna Scott, Ronna Bumgarner, Chase Bumgarner; six great-grandchildren Katelynn Morphew, Riley Morphew, Kohen Keating, L.J. Wylie, Marley Keating, and Blakeleigh Jackson; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at the Latimer Funeral Chapel with Bro. Bruce Short officiating. Interment will follow in County Line Cemetery, under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.

You may send an online sympathy message at www.latimerfuneralhome.com

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Latimer Funeral Home - Nashville

115 East Hempstead Street, Nashville, AR 71852

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Funeral Service

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Latimer Funeral Home - Nashville

115 East Hempstead Street, Nashville, AR 71852

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Interment following funeral service

Thursday, February 23, 2023

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