Edna Stachey, age 86, of Hot Springs, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019.
She was born on October 30, 1932 near the Chidester community of Ouachita County, the daughter of Barney Hodge and Lola Moore Hodge. On March 7, 1954, she was married to William A. “Bill” Stachey who preceded her in death on March 17, 2006.
Edna received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Arkansas and worked many years in health care. She retired after 33 years with the Veterans Administration where she specialized in home health care. A Christian of deep faith, she was long-time member of the Central Assembly/National Park Assembly of God Church. Edna loved her church, her faith and her family. She always enjoyed spending time with her grandsons and getting together with her sisters, nieces and nephews.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Merry Stachey of Hot Springs; her grandsons, Logan, Blake and Chase; two sisters, Mildred Claypoole of Camden and Marilyn Li of Rocky River, Ohio; and her nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, October 8, 2019, in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Hot Springs, with Pastor Matt Scully officiating.
Visitation will be Tuesday, 10:00 AM until service time, at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Reed Cemetery at Story.
Pallbearers will be Chase Stachey, Logan Stachey, Blake Stachey, Gary George, Jeremy George and Keith Everett.