Evelyn Staggs, 90, of Carlisle died August 11, 2017. She was born December 28, 1926 in Des Arc, Arkansas. Evelyn retired from Franklin Electric and was a member of Landmark Missionary Baptist church of Carlisle where she also taught Sunday School. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Zeak Staggs; grandmother, Cordie Graham, and brother and sister-in-law, Leo and Juanita Graham.
She is survived by two sons, Will Staggs (Amy) of North Little Rock and Bill Staggs (Vicki) of Benton; four grandchildren, Dr. Brent Staggs (Josie) of Little Rock, Kimberly Gardenhire (Dr. C.W. Gardenhire) of Beebe, Dr. Lisa Barker (Anthony) of Benton, Brian Staggs (Dr. Danielle Bell) of Conway. She is also survived by ten Great-grandchildren, Savannah, Isabella and Harper Staggs; Katlyn, Garret and Carolina Gardenhire, Aubrey and Ryan Barker, Bennett and Lola Staggs.
Visitation will be Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 2:00 to 2:30 and service at 2:30 both at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Carlisle. Burial will follow at Walters Chapel Cemetery north of Carlisle. Memorials may be made to Landmark Missionary Baptist Church. The family would like to express appreciation the Chambers Nursing Home of Carlisle for the care given to Evelyn the past several years.