Karen Church


SHERIDAN - Karen Denise White Church, age 60, of Sheridan, died Sunday, June 29, 2014.

She was born March 8, 1954 at Benton, a daughter of the late James White and Anna Faye Orrick White. She attended school at Watson Chapel and the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

Karen was a homemaker and a member of Shannon Road Baptist Church. For 10 years, she was a member of “Answering His Call”, a Southern Gospel vocal group that toured the United States.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Teresa Anne Garrett.

Survivors include her husband, Steve Church, whom she married on August 6, 1972 at Pine Bluff; a son, Chris Church (Della) of Decatur, Ala.; a daughter Sarah Meek of Norman, Okla.; two sisters, Gina Harper (Charles) of Sheridan, Jayme Hansell (Mike) of Mayflower; a brother, Joe White (Kathy) of East End; five grandchildren; and her caregiver, Joe Fortier.

Services will be Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. at Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel with Brother Gene Triplett and Brother Josh Blevins officiating. Interment will follow in Fitzhugh Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family will be at #27 Phillip Drive in Sheridan.

Memorials may be made to the Building Fund at Shannon Road Baptist Church, 6817 Shannon Road, Pine Bluff, AR 71603

Online condolences: FullerFunerals.com