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Irene Beatrice Munson

February 22, 1924 ~ July 13, 2018 (age 94)
Irene Beatrice Munson, 94, of Russellville, went to be with her heavenly Father on Friday, July 13, 2018, at her residence. A daughter, and the last surviving sibling of the 12 children of Alonza and Catherine (Kelly) Roberson, she was born February 22, 1924, in Johnson County, AR. She was self-employed with the family commercial construction business. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church of Russellville, where she served faithfully as a deacon's wife, and caring nursery worker. She loved basketball and played for Mabelvale High School. She enjoyed reading and various forms of handiwork including crochet, gardening, and cooking, especially her famous spaghetti sauce which everyone raved about.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Johnnie Thomas "J.T." Munson; her parents; and her eleven brothers & sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Peggy Wilkinson of Russellville; her son, Larry Munson (Vera) of Russellville three grandchildren, Shelia Hughes, Kevin Pickens and Shaun Pickens; three great grandchildren, Justin White, Noah Hughes and Austin Hughes; and two great-great grandchildren, Kendel White and Layne Hughes; and, a sister-in-law, Daphine Roberson; along with many other nephews, nieces and extended family members.

The family will receive friends at Humphrey Chapel on Wednesday, July 18, 5:00 to 7:00PM. A graveside service to celebrate Irene's life will be held at 10:00AM, July 19, under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service at Pinecrest Memorial Park's "Garden of Prayer" in Alexander, AR, with Rev. Rick M. Smith officiating. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at

Cemetery Details

Pinecrest Memorial Park
7401 Highway 5 North
Alexander, AR, 72002


JUL 18. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Humphrey Chapel

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801

Graveside Service

JUL 19. 10:00 AM

Pinecrest Memorial Park

7401 Highway 5 North

Alexander, AR, US, 72002

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