Iva Templeton

Iva Jean Templeton

Friday December 25, 1925 - Saturday August 1, 2020
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Iva Jean Templeton, 94, of Pocahontas, formally of Maynard, Arkansas, passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020, at the Northeast Arkansas Baptist Memorial Hospital, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Iva was born on Friday, December 25, 1925, in Leadwood, Missouri, to Chris and Mae Bailey Minker.

Iva was a loving wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, great grandmother, neighbor, and friend. She was a long-time member of the Witt's Chapel Baptist Church, in Maynard.

Ida is preceded in death by her parents, Chris and Mae Bailey Minker; first husband, Thomas Robert Bazzell; second husband, Homer Ned Templeton; son, Allen Michael Floyd; grandson, Steven Lenn Emily; and nine brothers and sisters, Christine Hope, Kathleen Spencer, Norman Minker, Earnest Minker, Mona Lay, Betty Gronemeyer, Harold Minker, Anita Arand, and Myra Haun.

Iva is survived by her son, Tom (Roxann) Bazzell, of Maynard; daughter, Ruth Ann (Bert) Sluder, of Paragould; daughter-in-law, Suzi Floyd, of Humble, Texas; six grandchildren, Angela Floyd, of Humble, Texas, Tonya (Brandon) Hassell, of Pocahontas, Jesse Teschke, of Paragould, Barbie (Slade) Weisenbach, of Maynard, Tommy (Kim) Bazzell III, of Pocahontas, and Jodi Lester, of Pocahontas; thirteen great grandchildren; and many friends.

All services will be held in the chapel of the Fears Family Funeral Home, in Pocahontas, Arkansas, on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Visitation will be from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Iva’s funeral service will immediately follow, beginning at 4:00 pm; Rick Hassell, officiating. Burial will follow in the Maynard Cemetery.

Carrying Iva to her final earthly resting place will be Jesse Teschke, Tommy Bazzell III, Brandon Hassell, Slade Weisenbach, Cooper Hassell, Nathaniel Hassell, Seth Hassell, Memphis Bazzell, and Kache Weisenbach.

Due to COVID-19 directives, issued by the Governor of Arkansas specifically for funeral services, the following will be required in order to attend the visitation and/or funeral service: wearing of a face mask, signing the contact registry, and maintaining all social distancing requirements.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday August 4, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Tuesday August 4, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Fears Family Funeral Home Chapel
    2803 Hwy 67 South
    POCAHONTAS, AR 72455
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday August 4, 2020 | 4:00pm
    Tuesday August 4, 2020 4:00pm
    Fears Family Funeral Home Chapel
    2803 Hwy 67 South
    POCAHONTAS, AR 72455
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Maynard Cemetery
    MAYNARD, AR 72444
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Cathy Hackworth

Posted at 10:44pm
I remember Mrs Templeton from my years at First Assembly of God church in Pocahontas. Ned at the piano and her singing for the glory of Our GOD. Very special memories indeed and my heartfelt condolences to the family.

Angel Hoggard

Posted at 09:53am
You're in our prayers. Love you all
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Christi Foust

Posted at 01:44am
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort.🙏🏼
Alan & Christi Foust

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