Vendil Elkins, 78, of Star City, died Friday at Lincoln Heights Healthcare. He was born August 11, 1933 to the late Fred and Piccola Nichols Elkins. He was retired from Ben Pearson, having worked in the Archery Dept. He attended Dark Corner Church near Gould. He had served in the US Navy.
Survivors include a daughter, Lori Cantrell of Star City; 2 brothers, William Elkins of La Plata, MD, Danny Joe Elkins of North Little Rock; 3 sisters, Violet Kelly of Batesville, Vickie McDaniels of Pine Bluff,, Patricia Johnson of Star City; and 2 grandsons, Johnny Irvin of Sheridan, Timothy Snyder of Star City.
Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m.. Tuesday at Clement Cemetery in Grapevine. Bro. Tom Bowlby will officiate. Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Zach Beard, Trace Beard, Scott McDaniels, David Johnson, Randy McTigrit, and Charles Graham.