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Mae Ellen Tidwell

July 20, 1948 — March 5, 2018

A Glimpse into Her Life

On July 20, 1948, Carl and Sylvester Evans-Tidwell gave birth to a bouncing baby girl whom they named Mae Ellen Tidwell. At the age of two Mae became developmentally disabled and at that time her siblings stepped in to help care for her.

She joined Little Caney Methodist Church in Rosston, Arkansas at an early age. After moving to Prescott, Arkansas she united with St. Luke AME Church. Later in life she gave birth to her bundle of joy, Emma. Mae enjoyed working at the Nevada County Recycling Center, sweeping floors, listening to her favorite station 105.9, dancing and family get-togethers.

In her 69th season of life she passed into the Lord’s embrace on Monday, March 5, 2018 at Prescott Manor Nursing Center in Prescott, Arkansas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Gloria Welch and one brother, Ollie V. Tidwell; two-sisters-in-law, Estell Tidwell and Minnie Tidwell; one nephew, Bennie Tidwell; and two nieces, Lois Craven Brown and Doris Ann Hopson.

She leaves to cherish her life: one daughter, Emma (Willie Joe) Young of Prescott, AR; three grandchildren, Decolen (LaSheena) Prater of Prescott, AR, Shanice Young of Arkadelphia, AR, and RaShalla Young of Prescott, AR; five great-grandchildren, Decari Prater, Justis Prater, Desmond Prater, Kadence McMorris and Donovan Williams; two sisters, Katherlene Brown of Prescott, AR and Galdus Williams of Michigan; sister-in-law, Cora Mae Tidwell of Prescott, AR; four brothers, Basil Tidwell of Prescott, AR, Ira D. Tidwell Temple, TX, John (Ruth) Tidwell of Temple, TX, and Odell (Sallie) Tidwell of Rockford, IL; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Submitted by the Tidwell Family
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Service Schedule

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Public Visitation

Friday, March 9, 2018

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Starts at 2:30 pm (Central time)

Hubbard Convention Center

223 E Elm St, Prescott, AR 71857

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