Etta Lou Craine Perrett

Etta Lou Craine Perrett, 77, of Elm Springs, died Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Washington Regional Medical Center.  She was born May 24, 1941 in War Eagle to Loyde Greene and Violet Josephine (Campbell) Edmondson.

Etta was the youngest of ten children.  She enjoyed baseball, especially watching the Cardinals and Arkansas Naturals play.  She worked for over 20 years with Community Blood Center.  Etta was a proud member of the Arkansas open-carry group and loved her dog, Mattie.  Above all, she was devoted to her family and an active member of Calvary Free Will Baptist Church where she in earlier life sang in the choir.

Survivors include her husband, Mike Perrett; three children, Debbie Savage and husband Sid, Lisa Cronk, Robert Craine and wife Tonya; three step-children, Gerald Craine of Joplin, Angie Pike and husband Ernie, Glenn Perrett and wife Michelle; 12 grandchildren, Michael Taylor and wife Becky, Debbie Carr and husband Michael, Dustin Savage, B.J. Swiney, Jon Lewis, Tristan Cronk, Taylor Cronk, Josh Craine and wife Samantha, Kaitlyn Robinson and husband Josh, Courtney Craine, Kendall Collins, Jeremy Collins; three step-grandchildren, Tyler Pike and wife Kaylee, Garrison Perrett, Maguire Perrett; and eight great-grandchildren.

Etta was preceded in death by her first husband, Ralph Craine, a daughter, Janice Gillihan, and step-son, David Craine.

Visitation will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 20, at Calvary Free Will Baptist Church.  Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church with interment at Friendship Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvary Free Will Baptist Church Happy Birthday Jesus Building Fund, 1000 N Gutensohn Rd., Springdale, AR 72762, or to Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.