HOT SPRINGS – Ardeth Vivian Slade Marks, 87, of Hot Springs, Ark., passed away December 3, 2017. She was born November 24, 1930, in El Dorado, Ark., to Gordon and Willie Cecil (Gray) Slade. Ardeth was a member of First Baptist Church in Hot Springs.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill Marks; brothers, Gordon Slade, Dale Slade; sister, Margie Graham; and son-in-law, Matt Simpson.

Survivors include son, Robert Keith Marks (April); daughters, Bonny Bryant (Bill), Suellen Simpson; brother, Garry Slade; sister, Merle Wendell (Ernie); grandchildren, Tracy Holcomb, Shane McClung (Harmony), April Chilldress (Ryan), Matthew Holcomb (Brooke), Deane Marks; great-grandchildren, Taylor Thompson, Faith Chilldress, Londyn McClung, Addison Tidwell, Travin Tidwell, Hannah McDonald, Michael Ingram, Riley Cantrell; great-great-grandchild, Aiden Ingram; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home Chapel with a celebration of Ardeth’s life immediately following at 2 p.m. with Pastor John McCallum officiating.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the great care given to their mother by the staff of Garrett Woods Assisted Living.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that each of you do a kind deed for someone else.

Guests may register at www.caruth-hale.com.

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