Bennie Sue France, 79, of Mountainburg passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of Pigeon Creek Freewill Baptist Church in Mountainburg. She was born Feb. 14, 1939, in Alma to the late Ben and Cora (Plum) Parker.

She is survived by her husband, Giles France Sr. of the home; two daughters, Nerissa France-Hall and husband Anthony of Mountainburg and Teresa Descisciolo and husband Mike of Murrietta, Calif.; two sons, Giles France Jr. and wife Lesli and Jeffery France and wife Jeannine, all of Mountainburg; four sisters, Corene Morgan and Carol Henderson, both of Mountainburg, Beverly Harold of Kibler and Debra Fimple of Ozark; two brothers, Danny Parker of Rudy and Mike Parker of Kibler; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Pigeon Creek Freewill Baptist Church in Mountainburg with interment at Vaught Cemetery under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Alma.

Pallbearers will be Justin Parker, Jason Parker, Johnny (Butch) Morgan, Marty Arnold, Mike Turner and Keith Bateman.

Honorary pallbearers will be Darrell Durbrow, Willis Woods and Troy Buel Schader.

The family will visit with friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ocker Chapel of Alma, 917 E. U.S. 64 Alma.

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