Jimmie Elsken, 72 of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 in Greenwood. She was born on April 4, 1946 in Booneville, Arkansas to her parents Joe and Delsia (Johnson) Brown. She was the former owner and operator of Paris Flower Shop.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Delsia (Johnson) Brown; her daughter Patricia Elsken; four sisters, Emma Cotton, Lorene Anderson, Juanita Willhite and Carrie Ney; two brothers, Bill Brown and Bobby Brown and one niece, Pam Hye.
She is survived by her sisters, Betty Crossno of Fort Smith and Peggy Wright and husband Dale of Paris; her nieces and nephews, Lois Lasater and husband Byron, Debra Bowman, Teresa Lester and husband Rick, Billie Jean Crossno and husband Gary, Ann Brown, Caroline Brown, Josh Brown, Butch Ney, Mary Ney, Junior Cotton, Jerry Redding, Lynn Goff, Rick Wright and wife Debbie, Clifton Wright, Karen Wilder and husband Red, Vera Willhite, Mark Willhite, Nita Cheryl Kizer; numerous great nieces and nephews and her special friends, Brenda Cobb Harrel, Antoinette Ray, Terry Bradley, Debbie Wright and Bill Farrel.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 4, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Paris under the direction of Booneville Funeral Service. Online guest book http://www.boonevillefuneralservice.com/.
Pallbearers are Rick Wright, Dusty Wright, Ragon Clement, Karl Meyerdick, Danny Bradley and Reggie Johnson.
Honorary Pallbearers were Byron Lasater, Clifton Wright, Casey Harrel and Kenny Pendleton.
Jimmie always enjoyed volunteering her time at her local food bank so in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to a local food bank in your area.