Carol R. Besancon, 71, of Russellville, died Saturday, July 11, 2020, at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. A daughter of George and Ruby Christine (Fox) Gosha, she was born May 29, 1949, in Jonesboro, AR.
Carol was a sales clerk with K-Mart prior to her retirement. She worshipped with her faith family at Grace Baptist Church. She enjoyed crochet, sewing, & camping, but what gave her the greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Charlotte Pennock; and a granddaughter, Genia Lea Denney.
She is survived by her two daughters, Tina Rotenbury (James), and Rebecca Denney, both of Russellville; her son, Randy Besancon, Jr. (Stacey) of Cabot; eight grandchildren: Brannah Besancon, Hunter Besancon, Averi Besancon, Rusty Rotenbury (Lanita), Jessica Rotenbury, Bradlee Denney & Jarrod Denney; six great grandchildren: Amara Rotenbury, Katelyn Rotenbury, Cayson Holley, Hudsyn Besancon & Alaina Rotenbury; three sisters: Barbara Sutton (Don) of Mayflower, Nona Ferguson (Brent) & Sally Gosha, both of Jacksonville; and many other nephews and nieces.
A private family graveside service & burial will be held at Pisgah Cemetery in Pottsville under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service with Rev. Roger Pearce officiating. Memorials may be made to: CARTI Russellville, 209 South Portland Ave., Russellville, AR 72801; or the American Diabetes Association, 320 Executive Court #104, Little Rock, AR 72205.
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