Earlene Elkins, 83, of Texarkana, Ark., died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at her home. 

Mrs. Elkins was born Jan. 5, 1930, in Shreveport, La. She was retired from the Baptist Book Store and a member of County Avenue Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Elkins Sr.

Survivors include one daughter, Delight Elkins of Texarkana; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bill Jr. and Vicky Elkins and Kyle and Cindy Elkins of Texarkana; two grandchildren, Clinton Elkins and Ashley Elkins of Texarkana; and one great-grandchild, Nikolai Elkins of Texarkana.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at County Avenue Baptist Church with Dr. Roger Copeland officiating. Burial will be in East Memorial Gardens under direction of East Funeral Home, Moores Lane.

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

Memorials may be made to County Avenue Baptist Church building fund.

Online registration is at eastfuneralhomes.com.

Published: 01/21/2013