EAST PRAIRIE -- Artie Bell Mansfield, 85, died at 4:15 a.m. June 18, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born May 12, 1927, in Dardanelle, Ark., to the late Fred Chillus and Hazel McMillian Williams, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a member of the New Beginnings Church in East Prairie.
On May 1, 1943, she married James Henry Mansfield who preceded her in death on June 12, 1999.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Sue Mitchell.
Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, James C. and Joann Mansfield of Perryville and Ray and Gerry Mansfield of Sikeston; two brothers, Tommy Williams of Brodhead, Wis., and James Williams of East Prairie; two sisters, Mildred Tanksley of East Prairie and Marolyn Goyco of Dexter; and three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation is at noon Wednesday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. Graveside services will follow at 1 p.m. at the Dogwood Cemetery with Randy Eskew officiating.
Online condolences can be made at www.shelbyfuneral.com