Carla Jo Webb, 51, of De Valls Bluff, passed away January 9, 2019. Carla was raised in De Valls Bluff where she attended the De Valls Bluff High School and was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church. Carla formed friendships that would last her lifetime, most notably, her best friend of forty years, Margaret Hartley of De Valls Bluff. In adulthood, Carla moved to Henderson, Nevada. She worked as an artist with Ron Lee’s World of Clowns, a premier art studio. She attended Calvary Chapel Church in Henderson and later, became a member of management at one of the Henderson, Nevada Wal-Mart Supercenters. Carla loved being an artist, enjoyed traveling and found great joy in discussing the word of God. Carla returned to De Valls Bluff after being diagnosed and starting her 8-year fight with cancer.
Carla was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, David and Emmaline Minton of Des Arc, Arkansas and her maternal Grandparents, Carl and Maxine Reitenger of the Red Hill Farm in De Valls Bluff. Carla is survived by her mother, Sandra (Jerry “Daddy”) Hill of the Red Hill Farm in De Valls Bluff, her father, Joe Kenneth (Diane “No.2”) Minton of Des Arc; three brothers, Roger (Bridgett) Minton of Independence, Mississippi and Ronnie (Angie) Cote of De Valls Bluff, and Joe Kenneth Minton (Jessica) of Mayflower; two sisters, Jennifer (Ronnie) Carr of Humphrey, Jill Minton Vinson (Daniel) of Daphne, Alabama; two daughters, Kaci Jo Webb of Dewitt and Bobbie Jo Webb of Southern Pines, North Carolina and five grandchildren, Jesse, Jacob, Sean, Kaylee, and Charlie Ray. Her children and grandchildren were her greatest love. Carla has a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles all of whom she loved dearly.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the University of Arkansas Medical center, Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. It is the family’s prayer that donations and continued research can one day eliminate cancer of all types.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel in Hazen, Arkansas with a short service at 5:30 P.M. in the Chapel.