Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Carole Jean Wear Walters McGrath, age 72, of Fayetteville, will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Lincoln Cemetery with Pastor Darrell Fannin Officiating. Mrs. McGrath was a native of Arkansas and daughter of the late Orville Leon and Syble Evelyn Melinda Alverson Wear. She was of the Pentecostal Faith.
Survivors include her husband Leonard “Butch” McGrath; children Melisa Carol (William) Richard, Larry Keith (Kathy) Walters, Christian Diane (Thad) Sitterson, Andrea Karen (Lynn) Sharp, Andrew Park (Tracy) Walters, and Katie Melinda (Lori) Peek; grandchildren Joshua David (Meaghan) Defries, Jesse Daniel (Nicole) Defries, Ryan Keith (Kurstyn) Walters, Landon Joseph Walters, Sarah (Marcus) Robbins, Leigha Faulkner, Will Faulkner, Gracen Sitterson, Berkley Sitterson, Tanner Sitterson, Heath (Ashley) Sharp, Larry Sharp, Austin Sharp, Samuel Sharp, Jonathan Sharp, William Cary Richard, Elizabeth Michelle (Adam) Baker, Adam Walters, Benjamin Walters, and Ava Peek; great-grandchildren Aleigha Defries, Faira Defries, Addalyn Defries, Krissalyn Defries, Jacob Robbins, Roman Sharp, Stella Sharp, Natalie Richard, Jacob Baker, and Courtney Baker; and sisters Judith Karen Moore, and Leona Diane (Michael) Sheridan.
There will be no visitation prior to services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Carole Jean McGrath.