Bonnie Forsythe, age 85, of Pine Bluff, a former longtime resident of Blytheville, died Friday, December 16, 2016.

Born July 31, 1931 at Blytheville, she was the daughter of the late Glen Alexander and Daisey Via Alexander, and of the Baptist faith.

Mrs. Forsythe retired from the Arkansas Employment Security Division after over 20 years of service.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Orin Alexander.

Survivors include three daughters, Teresa LaFarlette Alford (Larry) of Little Rock, Phyllis LaFarlette Lohnes (Hatsie) of Pine Bluff, and Pam LaFarlette Walker (Mike) of Branson, Mo.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 1 p.m. at Carney Funeral Home in Blytheville, with a graveside service following. Arrangements in Pine Bluff were by Fuller Hale-South Funeral Services.

The family wishes to thank Arkansas Convalescent Center and Kindred Hospice for their loving care of Mrs. Forsythe.

Memorials may be made to Kindred Hospice, 10800 Financial Center Parkway, Suite 380, Little Rock, AR 72211.

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