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Sunday January 5th, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Gospel Tabernacle Church
Monday January 6th, 2020

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Phillips Cemetery, Bethel Heights
Monday January 6th, 2020

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Walcie Frances Main

Walcie Frances Main, 91, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020 at the Maples Nursing Home in Springdale.

Frances was born on August 13, 1928 in Wagoner, Oklahoma, a daughter of Henry Sampson Mashburn and Jimmie Robirds Mashburn. She was widow of the late, Kenneth Carl Main, whom she married on June 8, 1946 and preceded her in death in 1996. Frances was a dedicated home maker and had worked for several years as a custodian in the Springdale Schools, where she earned several awards during her tenure. She was a member of the Gospel Tabernacle in Bethel Heights.

Frances was also preceded in death by her parents, one son Kenneth Gene Main, a great granddaughter, Anna Faith Day; five brothers and two sisters, George, Ahma Lou, H.N., James, Jerry, Ed and Pat.

She is survived by daughter, Betty Lane and husband Danny of Springdale; a son, Bobby Main and wife Sharon of Springdale; and daughter Debbie Wood and husband Greg of Gentry; seven grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and nineteen great great grandchildren; one sister, Ludean Prim of Lowell; along with several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Springdale on Sunday, January 5, 2020 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

Funeral services will be held at the Gospel Tabernacle in Bethel Heights on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 10:00 AM. Rev. Bobby Main and Brother Michael Wood will officiate the services. Burial will be conducted at the Phillips Cemetery in Bethel Heights under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Springdale. Please visit www.backstrom-pyeattte.com to sign our online guestbook.


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I served Frances Main as her physician in the 1990s, and found her to be a delightful woman with a wonderful sense of humor. I was saddened to learn today of her recent death, and I wish you peace in comfort in the wake of this loss.
Leslie G. Landrum, MD

Leslie G. Landrum, MD, FACP Jan 6 2020 12:00 AM

Prayers and comfort for your family

Cheryl Watson Jan 6 2020 12:00 AM

Those who knew your mom will never forget her. She will always have a place in my heart and mind. You were fortunate indeed to have her for so long.

Howard and Connie Thurber Jan 5 2020 12:00 AM

Sis Main will always hold a special place in our hearts. We are praying for you and your families. We love you all.

Debbie VanDerBom Jan 4 2020 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Main family during this difficult time.
Ira and Janice Lane

Ira and Janice k. Lane Jan 4 2020 12:00 AM