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Audrey Mae Ezell of El Dorado, AR passed away suddenly at the Medical Center of South AR, Monday, September 30, 2019 at the age of 89. She was born June 30, 1930 in Little Rock, AR to Lewis and Henrietta Cotton.

She worked her entire adult life in Cosmetics (Avon, Mary Kay) and MM Cohn. She retired from J C Penny – El Dorado. She volunteered the next 20 years for Hospice in El Dorado.

Audrey was preceded in death by her parents, her son Roger Middlebrooks and her granddaughter Kari Granade Jemison as well as sisters Evelyn Scruggs and Pauline Heer.

Audrey is survived by her husband of 31 years Albert Ezell, her daughter Vickie (Joe) Granade of Dardanelle, grandsons Justin Granade of Knoxville TN and Joe Jemison of Jackson TN and a great granddaughter Rachel Grace Ross of Baneberry TN, brothers Wayne (OlaMae) Cotton and Alfred (Trudy) of Cabot.

Visitation will be held from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Thursday, October 3, at Young’s.

Graveside services will be held Friday October 4, 2019 at Smith Rosemont Cemetery in Benton AR at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Melvin Clifford officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Young’s Funeral Directors of El Dorado.

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