Edell August Usry
Funeral Date: 1/27/2017

Obituary:
Edell August Usry, age 64 of Wilmar, AR passed away Wednesday, January 25th, at the Bradley County Medical Center with his family by his side, after losing his battle with cancer. He was born February 22nd, 1952 in Wilmar to the late Cozell and Augustine Burt Usry. He was a United States Army Veteran and a member of the Baptist faith. Edell was a graduate of the Wilmar High School class of 1970, and then attended Pines Vocational Technical School in Pine Bluff, Ar. where he learned to be a body repairman. He worked in that trade for a number of years, first at the Jackson Chevrolet Body Shop in Monticello, then at the late T.K. Ashcraft’s body shop in Warren. He then started welding for a living until his retirement. He was a member of Pipeliners Local 798. Edell is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Donna Harton Usry, whom he married August 20th, 1971 in Warren, AR. 2 sons, Tony Usry and spouse Tanya, Warren, AR., Ryan Usry and spouse Stacy, Monticello, AR. 1 granddaughter Samatha Herman-Usry of Bearden, AR, 2 grandsons Jarrett Usry of Warren, and Lane Usry of Monticello, AR. 1 great grandson Colt Curry of Bearden, AR. A sister Babetta Milner and spouse Mack, Wilmar, AR. 2 brothers Dozell Usry and spouse Virginia and F.D. “Pudden” Usry and spouse Donna, Wilmar, AR. Several nieces and nephews and friends. Graveside service was 1:30 p.m. Friday, January 27th at 16th Section Cemetery with Bro. Larry Donaldson officiating. Burial was in 16th Section Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Cody Smith, Ross Smith, Chad Word, Billy Webb, Doyle “Bucky” Burton, Roy “Bimbo” Huskey, Tim Ferrell and Jim Ferrell.

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Name: MARK HAYNES
Message: MAY YOU FIND PEACE AND COMFORT FROM OUR HEAVENLY FATHER AT THIS TIME.

Name: Charlotte Laster
Message: So sorry for your loss! Praying for you all! Love you!

Name: Doris Jankowski
Message: Donna and family, I am so terribly sorry for your loss. May God give you rest and peace during this terribly hard time. Love you, Donna.

Name: Rhonda Simmons
Message: Donna so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Tully and Norma McCoy
Message: Praying for Peace and Comfort during this difficult time. Hold on to the Precious Memories!

Name: Daphne Hargis
Message: So sorry for your loss. I bet he is dancing in heaven.

Name: Vester and Donna Thompson
Message: So sorry to hear of your loss thoughts and prayers

Name: Tasha Hartsfield
Message: Donna, Tony, Ryan and family I am so very sorry to hear about your loss. I know you guys are a close knit and loving family and that he will be greatly missed. Praying for comfort for everyone and sending my love and condolences

Name: Donna Ashcraft
Message: Donna and family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. May God give you peace and comfort knowing he is with our Savior now.

Name: cathy hines
Message: Donna, I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in the Lords name.

Name: Robin Arnold
Message: Mrs. Donna, I am so sorry for your loss! Keeping you all in my prayers.

Name: Linda Hamilton
Message: Donna I am sorry for your loss but he will be much better place .

Name: Terry & Sandi Savage
Message: Prayers for the whole family. Love and prayers.

Name: Carol Grassi
Message: Donna and Family, I am sorry to hear about your loss. Prayers for peace and loving understanding.

Name: Anitra Gardner-Washington
Message: Praying GOD gives you the comfort and strength you neef during this difficult time

Name: Susanne Herring
Message: So sorry for your loss. Praying for your family.

Name: Lagina Hayes
Message: Praying for you all.S

Name: Debra Grimes
Message: So sorry for your loss, you are in my prayers.

Name: Brandon VAIL
Message: Prayers to all the family in this time!! sorry for your loss!

Name: John & Sandy Gavin
Message: Praying for your family.

Name: Bill & Sherry White
Message: So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with the family.

Name: Glenda Scogin
Message: Donna and family, Prayers for peace and comfort for you all during this most difficult time.

Name: John & Paige (Hill) Stell
Message: Ms. Donna & Family You are all in our thoughts & prayers during the difficult days ahead. Love, John, Paige, Jayson, Colt, Brayden, Brad, Jake, & Jared

Name: Donna McDougald
Message: So very sorry for your loss of Edell. He will be missed by many. My prayers are with you Donna, Tony and Ryan. He loved his family so much and was so proud of you all. Lean on each other and the Lord, hang on to those memories, they will help you. Love all of you so much....

Name: Mike & Sandra Willliams
Message: So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Name: Shelia Gorman
Message: Donna, praying for you and your family.

Name: Debby Donaldson
Message: I am so sorry for your Loss.Prayers for the family..

Name: Sherry & Steve Rand
Message: Donna,Tony,Ryan & family,Our love thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this time of loss and in the times ahead.

Name: Sherry Glennon Starks
Message: Donna, my heart breaks for you. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you!

Name: Roger & Blake Harton
Message: Donna, we are so sorry to hear about your loss...we pray that the Lord will be with you in the days ahead...all our love and deepest sympathy

Name: Norman & Sandra Word
Message: We are so very sorry for your loss. You all will continue to be in our prayers! May God be with you during this difficult time!

Name: Reathel Privett
Message: So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers!

Name: Kenny & Tammy Hensley
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Name: Klay & LaWanda McKinney
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Emily Lasiter
Message: Donna and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Lourinda and Brad Willey
Message: Our prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time. May your hearts rest knowing his soul is saved and the love you shared. With the 798 family we wish you safety and health in the weeks ahead as your own lives are shattered in loss. May your guardian angel protect and guide.

Name: Jody & Sandra Rawls
Message: Donna and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and our prayers

Name: Grant & Gay Pace
Message: Thinking of you during this difficult time. May God bless your family.

Name: KK Gibson
Message: Love and Prayers sent you way today and in days, months , years to come.... Precious Memories oh how they linger...

Name: Chris, Elizabeth, Seth, Faith (In Memory) & Cayden Reed
Message: Your family is in our prayers during this time.

Name: Jerry D and Joyce Smith
Message: So sorry to hear. Prayers for the family

Name: Kaye Henry
Message: Donna, I am so, so sorry for your loss. May you find peace. Prayers for all

Name: Shirley Clanton
Message: Donna, I am so sorry for your loss. I just now saw the notice. Thank God you have His presence to comfort you and your loved ones. Sincerely Shirley.

Name: ladonna Gussy ferrell
Message: so sorry for your loss yall have been in our prayer May you find peace in this difficult time