Ressie Estelle Croxton Scifres

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Ressie Estelle Croxton Scifres, 98, of Boyles Drive, Russellville, passed away August 17, 2014, at Creekwood Place Nursing and Rehab in Russellville.

She was born in Saline County, Ark., on July 18, 1916, to the late Argus Croxton and Effie Scarbrough Croxton. She was an educator with the Arkansas School System for 25 years and member of Southern Heights Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cullen Scifres.

She is survived by her son, Michael L. Scifres (Sue) of Eufala, Okla.; daughter, Martha Scifres Davis (Bill) of Russellville; grandchildren, Jamie Metcalfe (Todd) of Bowling Green and Jon Davis (Liza) of St. Michael, Minn.; and 11 great grandchildren.

Services for Ressie Estelle Croxton Scifres will be held at Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to Southern Heights Baptist Church Building Fund. Envelopes will be available at Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home and the church address will be available on Ressie Estelle Croxton Scifres obituary online at

Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home are in charge of local arrangements.

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Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home
210 North Thurston Drive Russellville, KY 42276
(270) 726-2403
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Published in News Democrat Leader from Aug. 19 to Aug. 20, 2014