P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Rachel A McDaniel
November 30, 1935 - November 8, 2021

Rachel A McDaniel

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Rachel Ann McDaniel, 85 years old, passed away peacefully at Chapel Woods Nursing Facility in Warren, Arkansas on Monday, November 8, 2021. She was born to Ulysses McDaniel and Mary Adlee McDaniel in Drew County, Arkansas on November 30, 1935. She lived most of her life in Drew County, Arkansas. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Robbie Louise Hayes, and a granddaughter, Jennifer Carpenter.

Rachel made her most important decision when she became a believer in Jesus Christ at a young age. She became a member of Second Baptist Church in Monticello in 1955. Rachel attended Drew Central and Monticello Schools. She worked for Burlington Industries in the Sample Department, drove an 18-wheeler cross country, and sold insurance for Washington National. She loved her three daughters, her grandchildren, and her great-grandchildren. She was always very proud of them. Rachel excelled at her two hobbies which included gardening and cooking.

She is survived by her three daughters, Billie Ann McMahon (George) of Titania, Idaho, Donna Hicks (Jim) of Lake Village, Arkansas, and Katie West (Everette) of Monticello, Arkansas; and a sister, Linda Booker of Monticello, Arkansas. She is also survived by her eight grandchildren, Kelly Jo Derryberry, Kerry Hartness, Anne Reaves, Amber Plunkett, Will McMahon, Damian Hicks, Jerry West, and Wayne West; sixteen great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

Funeral services will be Thursday, November 11, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. in the Stephenson-Dearman Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service time in the chapel. Please sign the online guestbook at www.stephensondearman.com.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimers Arkansas, 201 Markham Center Dr., Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, www.alzark.org

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Visitation
Thursday, November 11, 2021
1:00 p.m.
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Stephenson-Dearman Chapel
Monticello, AR  71655
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Service
Funeral Service
Thursday, November 11, 2021
2:00 p.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71657
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Interment
Oakland Cemetery
800 North Hyatt St.
Monticello, AR  71655
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Memorial Contributions
Alzheimer's of Arkansas
201 Markham Center Dr.
Little Rock, AR  72205
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Condolences(9)

  1. Gwendolyn Y Jolin
    On behalf of Gynn R and Ila Jo Young's family, we offer condolences during this difficult time. May God bless you and grant you peace.
  2. Beverly and Larry Stevenson
    Billie Ann, Donna and Katie, we were so sorry to hear of Rachel’s death. You all are in our prayers. She was such a sweet lady and we enjoyed talking with her at Grand Manor and all the many years that my family loved seeing you all in the past. May she Rest In Heaven and no more suffering. God bless you all!
  3. Sharon Shook McIntyre
    Dear Katie, Billie Ann, Donna & All Other Family,

    I am so sad to hear about your mother. She is in Heaven now all healed with a new body. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. I ask the Lord to give all of you strength at this very sad time.

    In Christian Love,
    Sharon
  4. Irma and Alvin James
    To family: what a sweet lady. She always was sharing her family and loved ones when you visited with her. Know she will be missed dearly by all who knew her and those that enjoyed time they spent with her. Our thoughts are with all .
  5. Kay Barnett Ozment
    So sorry for your loss!! Prayers going for Billie Ann, Donna and Katie.
  6. Deborah West Brooks
    Katie,
    So sorry to hear about your mom. My mom also sends her condolences. I know it is hard to lose a parent. I do have fond memories of us going to your house for lunch during our school days!

    Love,

    Deborah

  7. Paula Cockrell Vickers
    Rachel was such a wonderful lady. Such fond memories of being at your house growing up. Love you all. Prayers for peace and comfort. 🙏🏻❤️
  8. Sissy Brown
    So sorry to hear about Ms. Rachel.
  9. Barbara Grider
    So sorry to hear of Rachel’s passing. I have missed seeing her. I asked about her often. My prayers are with you and your family. God bless
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