Marilyn P. Southerland of Jacksonville died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. She was born Ben F. and Lucy Cothran McNew in Lonoke.

Her parents and her husband, Ira Lee Southerland, preceded her in death.

She is survived by sons, Tim Southerland and wife Susan of Cabot and Tony Southerland of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Ryan Southerland, Kimberlee Pelkey and Aronel Presley; great-grandchildren Gauge, Jackson, Emily and Kaylee; and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 21 at Bible Missionary Baptist Church. Interment followed at Concord Cemetery, Lonoke

Memorial contributions may be made to Bible Missionary Baptist Church.

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