|Born: February 11, 1924|
|Died: May 15, 2004|
Opie F. Hefner, 80 of Conway has gone to be with his Heavenly Father and son, Ron on
May 15, 2004. He was born February 11, 1924 in Van Buren County.
He was a member of Eastside Baptist Church where he was a Deacon and taught Sunday
School classes for many years. He was retired from International Shoe Company, Central
Baptist College as Maintenance Supervisor, and Antioch Baptist Church as custodian. After
his retirement he worked with the BMA Mission Dept. in Little Rock.
He is predeceased by his parents, Jake and Ethel Henley Hefner, stepmother, Eva Hefner,
son, Ron Hefner, two brothers: Bill and Jerl Hefner, and stepbrother, Orus Jones.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ruby, a daughter, Janice Stephens and husband
Steve of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, by son, Jay Hefner and wife Jana of Conway, by seven
grandchildren: Rachell Sorrells and husband Chad, John Stephens and wife Kay, Paul
Stephens and wife Shanna, Stuart Hefner and wife Shantelle, Joy, Jason, and Jill Hefner,
by three great-grandchildren: Caleb Stephens, Reed and Ryan Sorrells, by a sister, Zola
Godfrey of Clinton, Arkansas, two brothers: Paul Hefner and wife Enid of Clinton, Arkansas,
Odell Hefner and wife Odell of Clinton, Arkansas, a step-sister, Cletus Godfrey of Arbyrd,
Missouri, sister-in-law, Ila Hefner of Clinton, Arkansas and a daughter-in-law, Janet Hefner
Wong of Fort Worth, Texas.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday 10:00 a.m., May 18, 2004 at the Roller McNutt Chapel
in Conway officiated by Brother Thom South, and Brother James Schoenrock. Burial will be at Crestlawn Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be John and Caleb Stephens, Paul Stephens, Chad and Reed Sorrells, Stuart
Hefner, Doug Jones, and Jayson Hefner.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Eastside Baptist Church, Hospice Home Care, Meals
on Wheels, or of your choice.
Arrangements by Roller McNutt Conway, 501-327-7727. To sign our on-line guest register
please go to: www.rollermcnutt.com
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