October 25, 1929 - October 12, 2014
Buna Rhea Estes, 84, of Salem, daughter of the late Sterling Hartgraves and Ruth E. Stuart Hartgraves Crain, was born October 25, 1929 in Union, Arkansas. She died October 12, 2014 at her home in Salem, Arkansas, at the age of 84 years 11 months and 17 days.
She was united in marriage to Bartus Henry Estes on December 21, 1946 in Salem. She was employed by the Salem Public Schools as a lunch lady for many years until her retirement. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxillary and she was a member of the Church of Christ.
She is survived by her son Davis Estes and wife Laura of Salem; three grandchildren, Kyle, Derek, and Katelyn Estes all of Salem; three sisters, Vondera Keylon of Mammoth Spring, Faye Warden of Oxford, and Cecile Brewer and husband Paul of Thayer, Missouri; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband; one sister, Georgia Cochran and her father and mother.
Pallbearers will be: Ronnie Keylon, Donnie Lance, Jerry Stuart, Darrell Stuart, Mike Warden, and Steve Warden.
Funeral Services are Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 2 pm at Cox-Blevins Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem. Please sign the guest book for the family.