Cora Sue Denson Bays, age 83, of Crossett, Arkansas, passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2023. She was born on April 10, 1939 to Frank Elmer Denson, Sr. and Zenobia Kate Crisp in Fountain Hill, Arkansas.
Sue was a member of First United Methodist Church in Crossett. She was a dedicated employee for the City of Crossett from 1976 to 2010.
Sue is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth W. Bays; two brothers, Frank Elmer Denson, Jr. and John Crisp Denson; one sister, Eleanor Farmer; her son in law, Richard S. Jones III; daughter in law, Kathy Bays; four brothers in law, John Earl Bays and Charles "Mitch" Bays, Stovall Farmer and James "Pete" Woods.
Survivors include one son, Steven W. Bays (Tamara) of Searcy, Arkansas; two daughters, Lisa B. Jones of Crossett, Arkansas, and Jennifer B. Walker (Michael) of Star City, Arkansas; six grandchildren, Richard S. Jones IV (Audrey), Katie Barnes (Britt), Jason Bays (Heather), Emily Smith (Kameron), Abby Bristow (Pierce) and Caleb Walker; six great grandchildren, Jack, Ella, Winnie, Britton, Magnolia and Olivia; one sister, Nancy Woods and one sister in law, Evelyn Bays.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at First United Methodist Church in Crossett on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. with Bro. Brian Diffee officiating. Interment is in Crossroads Cemetery under direction of Jones Funeral Home, Inc. Pallbearers are Richard Jones IV, Jason Bays, Caleb Walker, Kameron Smith, Pierce Bristow, and Britt Barnes.
Visitation will begin at 1:00 P.M., one hour prior to the service.
A special thanks to Dalton’s Place in Star City, Arkansas and Affinity Hospice Care for their dedicated love and care for our mother.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to be made to First United Methodist Church of Crossett, 500 Main Street, Crossett, AR 71635.
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