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Eston Junior Elder

Eston Junior Elder, 67 of Sims passed away at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.  He was born in Visalia, California on December 10, 1951 to the late Eston and Lura Elder.

Eston was a carpenter and bridge builder by trade. He was devoted husband, brother, father and grandfather.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and was an avid outdoorsman whom found peace in the great outdoors. 

Eston is survived by his loving wife of more than 39 years, Betty Elder, his daughter Bonnita Mennenga, a son Eston Carl Elder, a step daughter Uvette Jones and a step son Bill Jones, two grandchildren; Augustine Lopez and Marley Ramos, two step grandchildren; Lauren Trotter and Eathan Jones as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He is preceded in death by parents, an infant daughter Mary Elder, a granddaughter, Corena Ramos, two brothers; Lynn Elder and James Elder, a sister; Judy Black and his brother in law George Lee Williams.

A Family hosted celebration of Life and inurnment will take place at Rocky Cemetery in Sims, Arkansas on Sunday October 20, 2019 at 2 P.M.

Cremation arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400

Estons’ online guest book is available at

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