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Myrtle Inez Ezell, age 89

Myrtle Inez Ezell, 89, of Cabot passed away on January 1, 2021.  She was born in Olmstead, Arkansas on March 7, 1931 to the late Edmond L. and Lena Marie (Jones) Garvin.

She loved spending time with her grandchildren and family.  She loved spending time at the lake, going camping and fishing.  Myrtle was an avid reader and enjoyed square dancing. Myrtle met and married the love of her life, Payton H. Ezell on September 22, 1947 in Pulaski County, Arkansas.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, Payton H. Ezell, her parents, and her son Denver Ezell, 4 brothers, 3 sisters, and 1 grandson, Denny, and 1 Great Grandson, Josh.

Myrtle leaves behind to cherish her memories her children Rick Ezell (Reba) of Cabot, Arkansas, Vickie Fielding (Bill) of Cabot, Arkansas; her brother Vernon L. Garvin (Calif), her grandchildren Marti Burnette, Janis Smith, Carol Armitage and Dustin Ezell; her great-grandchildren Hunter Burnette, Logan Burnette, Payton Burnette, Jace Smith, Megan Armitage, Jackson Armitage, Gabriella Ezell, Brooklyn Ezell, Denver Ezell III, Sam Ezell, Nora Ezell, and Beckett Ezell; her great-great-grandson Hayes  Burnette; a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400


  • Barbara Ezell curtis Posted January 5, 2021 7:09 PM

    I love the memories she made fir us and how she loved her family. What an incredible feisty, intelligent, beautiful soul. She shaped so much of who we all are. love you.

  • Lori Brandon Posted January 5, 2021 9:10 PM

    I loved her. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  • Benny Posted January 7, 2021 3:48 PM

    A “True Patriot and tougher than John Wayne”. A dear sweet lady that I know will be missed by all. I thought a lot of her and Mr. Ezell. They were both good country folks with high morals and now their rejoined again. May God bless all the family and loved ones.

  • Gary Ramsey Posted January 8, 2021 1:10 AM

    What a sweet lady. Mrs. Ezell loved her family and made me feel like family also I will forever be blessed for knowing her. You will be missed.

  • Wendy Garvin-Wheetley Posted January 13, 2021 2:56 PM

    Sending Thoughts and Prayer to the Family, Iva Nell Garvin sends are love to the family also!!!

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