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Fern Marie Coonce

Fern Marie Coonce, 92 of Russellville, Arkansas, passed away Monday, May 10, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born December 3, 1928 in Equilty, Illinois to Henry Partain and Bertha Partain. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Erno Coonce; daughter, Patti Kinniman; three stepsons, Ronald, Michael, Ricky Coonce.

She served for many years at Bakers Creek Baptist Church, Russellville Missionary Baptist Church and Victory Missionary Baptist Church. She loved her Lord and Savior. She also enjoyed working in the yard and growing flowers.

Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Linda Greer; son, Steve Jenning; two step daughters, Vinta Lawrence and Alicia Duke; nephew, Jim Robbinson; two nieces, Norma Lou and Barbara Fay; many grandchildren and many great grand children.

Her funeral service will be 2pm Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Victory Missionary Baptist Church. Visitation will be 1-2pm prior to the service at the church. A private burial will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. 

Obituary and online guestbook are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com .

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Fern came into my life when her granddaughter and my daughter became friends in school. She was one of the most beautiful ladies I have ever met. She has Received her Angel Wings.
To her family I send my prayers.

Nancy Berry May 12 2021 12:00 AM

Another angel got her wings... Love and miss Aunt Fern!

David, Kim and Shawn Anglin May 11 2021 12:00 AM

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