Obituary Listings

Darrel Eugene Bratton

February 28, 1937 August 27, 2018
Darrel Eugene Bratton
There are condolences waiting approval on Darrel's Tribute wall
Obituary for Darrel Eugene Bratton

Darrel Bratton’s earthly life ended August 27, 2018, at the age of 81. A Jessieville resident, he was born February 28, 1937 to Jack and Ida Bratton. On November 19, 1957 he married the love of his life, Ollene (Crawford) Bratton. Darrel was a deacon and member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, Daddy, and pa-paw, who loved his family very much. He loved to hunt, fish and work in his garden. Darrel helped start the Lake Ouachita Fox Hunters Association in 1974. He worked for Weyerhaeuser for 45 years operating heavy equipment.

He is preceded in death by his parents and 3 sisters.

Loving survivors include his wife of more than 60 years, Ollene Bratton; children Sandy (Doug) Harper and Johnny (Heidi) Bratton; brother Harold (Jean) Bratton; grandchildren Aaron (Karen) Harper, Adam (Tenae, Justiz) Harper, Hope Bratton, and Faith Bratton; 5 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Harlene Bates; and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held Thursday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Caruth Village Funeral Home. A Life Celebration will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church with Pastor Johnny Bratton officiating. Burial will follow at Rock Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ray Cameron, David Burrows, Jonathan Bates, Doug Ault, J.J. Meeks, Matt Meredith, Josh Lambert, and Jackie Ray. Honorary Pallbearers are Dr. Parrot, Dr. Sharma, Doug Harper, Roger Knight, and the Deacons and Men of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church.

To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Darrel Eugene Bratton, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events





5:00 PM 8/30/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/30/2018 7:00:00 PM
Caruth Village Funeral Home

4623 North Highway 7
Hot Springs Village, AR 71909

Caruth Village Funeral Home
4623 North Highway 7 Hot Springs Village 71909 AR
United States





10:00 AM 8/31/2018 10:00:00 AM
Mount Tabor Baptist Church

12015 Highway 298
Jessieville, AR 71949

Mount Tabor Baptist Church
12015 Highway 298 Jessieville 71949 AR
United States

Cemetery Details


Rock Springs Cemetery Final Resting Place
United States

Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Darrel Eugene Bratton

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Darrel

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.