Martha Ann (Cottrell) Hare

April 7, 1942 ~ March 5, 2020 (age 77)


Martha Ann Cottrell Hare, 77 of Russellville, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville.  She was born April 7, 1942 in El Dorado, Arkansas to Espy Cottrell and Flois Primm Cottrell.  She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Hayes Cottrell and brother-in-law, Larry Hare.

She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Gerald W. Hare, Russellville; son, Stephen Hare, Russellville; brother, Willie Cottrell & wife, Judy, El Dorado; brother-in-law, Don Hare & wife Connie, Vanderbilt, TX; Chris Hare & wife Jerrie, Russellville; several nieces, nephews and numerous relatives in Union County, South Arkansas.

Martha was a member of Geyer Springs First Baptist Church in Little Rock.  

Her visitation will be 5:30-7:00pm, Friday, March 6, 2020 at Russellville Family Funeral.  The funeral service will be 2:00pm, Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Pleasant Grove Methodist Church in El Dorado, with visitation from 1:30-2:00, prior to the service.  Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in El Dorado. Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. 

Pallbearers will be John Hare, Richie Hare, Ben Hare, James Wheelus and Ben Wheelus.

In honor of Martha, memorials may be made to John Ankerburg Ministries.
P.O. Box 8977, Chattanooga, TN 37414.

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March 6, 2020

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Russellville Family Funeral
2757 E Parkway Drive
Russellville, AR 72802

Funeral Service
March 7, 2020

2:00 PM

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