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

Abner Bruce Erwin
June 22, 1946 - June 15, 2022

Abner Bruce Erwin

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Abner Bruce Erwin, age 75 of Dermott, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at his home in Dermott. He was born June 22, 1946, in Drew County, AR to the late Ben Erwin and Maggie Hayden Erwin.
He was a cattleman and rancher, a United States Army Veteran and a Baptist. Mr. Abner loved riding horses, tending to his cows, playing his guitar and singing. He was a people person who never met a stranger and loved to visit. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one brother, Bill Erwin; and one sister, Jean Lochala.
He is survived by his wife, Essie Harkins Erwin of Dermott; a son, Kevin Erwin and wife Debbie of Dermott; one sister, Dot Williams of Dermott; two brothers, Bryce Erwin and wife Kay of Florence and Willard Erwin and wife Harriett of Hamburg; a step daughter, Brenda King of Dermott; and three step grandchildren, Josh, Robbie and Sam King.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 17, 2022, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jason Cater officiating. There will be a visitation one hour preceding the service from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Tillar Cemetery in Tillar, AR. You can sign Mr. Abner's guestbook page at www.stephensondearman.com.

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Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655
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Friday, June 17, 2022
at 2:00 p.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71657
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Tillar Cemetery
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Tillar, AR  71670
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  1. Jane Erwin
    Bruce was a beloved brother of Bill Erwin. We always enjoyed visiting with him as well as the rest of the family. I know he loved those grands, the last time I saw him he had them with him. My sympathy goes out to Essie, Kevin and Debbie, Dot, Bryce, Willard and the rest of the family...
  2. Randall Casteel
    Peace and comfort to all the family. Much prayers. Hate to hear another great loss.
  3. Robert &Leigh Defir
    We are sorry for your loss.
  4. Doug McCarty
    Thank you for your service, Sir. RIP
  5. Dianne Herring
    So sorry to hear about Bruce.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Dianne Herring and Joyce Knight
  6. bonner Hayden jr
    sorry for yaws loss
  7. bonner Hayden jr
    sorry for yaws loss prayers
  8. Archie & Gail Burchfield
    We are so sorry for your loss.
    Bruce and I were friends in school.
    You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
  9. Delane Pamplin
    I loved you and will always remember you❤️

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