Helen Lou Rateliff Holt
July 18, 1933 ~ November 22, 2015
Bentonville, Arkansas
Helen Lou Rateliff Holt, 82, of Bentonville, Arkansas passed
away November 22, 2015 in Bentonville.  She was born July 18,
1933 in Patmos, Arkansas to Lester and Nedra Kent.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Forney Holt; her
parents; one brother, Sonny Kent, one sister, Kay Thornton, and
one grandson, Hunter Sewell.

Helen is survived by three sons, Charles Rateliff and wife
Brenda of Bentonville,  Ronnie Rateliff of Bentonville and
Danny Rateliff and wife Rachael of Texarkana; one daughter,
Sharan Hicks of Bentonville; eleven grandchildren, Mathew
Rateliff, Michael Rateliff, Shelly Avaritt, Amber Glover,
John-Kent Hicks, Rachael Rateliff, Ryan Rateliff , Zach Rateliff,
Stephen Brown, Shelby Brown, Shawn Brown and twelve

Mrs Helen was an ambassador for the Lord, having taught
Sunday school at First Baptist Church in Hope most of her life,
served as church hostess, sang in the choir and traveled with
Crusade for Christ.

She was an ambassador for Hope, as she was a watermelon
promoter, and volunteer at the Clinton Foundation. Mrs Helen
was a naturally graceful dancer and taught many in tap, jazz, and

Visitation will be tonight from 6:00pm until 8:00PM at Herndon
Pharr Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be at 11:00AM, Tuesday, November 24,
2015 at Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home in Hope, Arkansas with
the Rev. Stan Parris officiating.  Burial will follow in Macedonia
Cemetery in Patmos, Arkansas.
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