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Elizabeth Amber Dawn Wadkins, age 42

Elizabeth Amber Dawn Wadkins, age 42, of Jacksonville, Arkansas passed away on February 16, 2024. She was born in Bakersfield, California on December 2, 1981 to Troy D. Martinez and Ellen May Bray.

Elizabeth is preceded in death by her Papa Dale Lairamore Sr; Grandma Ann Lairamore; Grandfather Stanley Martinez; Grandmother Ruth Martinez; and her sisters Victoria and Jessica.

She is survived by her father Troy Martinez; mother Ellen Mayo; her daughter Rose Celeste Porch; siblings Jacob Williams, Heather Blackwell, Chris Williams, Jeffery Williams, Stormey Gale McMaster, and Samuel Martinez; Grandma Patricia Bray; uncles Bobby Bray and Keith Bray; along with a host of extended family and friends.

Elizabeth loved to quilt, sew, and needlepoint. She loved her family and will be missed dearly by those she held close to her heart.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Troy Dean Martinez Posted February 27, 2024 1:19 PM

    I sure miss you baby girl.

  • Ellen Mayo Posted February 27, 2024 1:21 PM

    I’m sure going to miss you my baby girl. I love you very much.

  • Heather Blackwell Posted February 27, 2024 2:30 PM

    Thank you for being my sister and my friend. I wish we would’ve had more time. I love you, sis. Until we meet again.

  • Patricia Bray Posted February 29, 2024 8:38 AM

    My beautiful granddaughter, I miss you so much already. my heart is breaking . Way to soon to lose you.grandparents are not suppose to outlive their grandbaby’s.

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