Viva Carlene (Coffman) McClain, born October 12, 1923, in Hickory Plains, Arkansas, passed at the age of 95 on April 17, 2019 in Little Rock, Arkansas. She is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Mark McClain, her parents, Andrew and Ada Coffman, and her 8 siblings. She was a lifelong Baptist, and former resident of Beebe, Arkansas.
She is survived by her son Jerald McClain and wife Patsy, daughter Frances Hensley and husband Troy, daughter Karen Norton and husband Allen, her grandchildren Darlene Durham, Greg McClain, Jennifer Hensley, Erica Preston, Michelle Davenport, and their families including seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2019 at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe, with funeral to follow at 2:00 p.m.. Burial will be in Lonoke Cemetery. Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home. www.smithfamilycares.com