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Gene T. Outler
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Obituary for Gene T. Outler

Gene T. Outler, 87, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017. He was born on October 17, 1930, in Hot Springs to the late Van and Lonnie Outler.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents and brother, JR Outler.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Blanche Norman Outler; daughter, Janet Hunter (Coy); son, Randy Outler (Lynn); granddaughters, Tara Hunter Barrett (Shane), Shadda Hunter Tapp (Tylar), Courtney Outler Broughton (Todd), and Amber Outler Smyly (Drew); three great-grandsons and two great-granddaughters; sister, Vana Sue Bradley; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In earlier years, Gene worked as a brick mason in many states. In 1957, he surrendered to the ministry. Gene graduated from Missionary Baptist Seminary and Institute with a Bachelors in Bible Languages. He pastored multiple churches in Arkansas and led revivals in several states. Gene finished his ministry preaching at West Shores for over 20 years.

Pallbearers will be Bruce Carlton, Allen Bass, Shane Barrett, Tylar Tapp, Drew Smyly, and Todd Broughton.

Honorary pallbearers include Brenda Plummer, Earnestine Rowe, Dr. Nizar Suleman, Troy Keaton, Junior Saling, Don Stolpe, members of Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Arkadelphia, and members of Centerfork Missionary Baptist Church.

A special thank you to Arkansas Inservice Hospice.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home.

A celebration of Gene’s life will be 10:00 a.m. Monday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Lynn Baxter and Bro. Bill Driggers officiating.

Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913





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Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913


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