|Birth: ||Oct. 22, 1939|
|Death: ||Apr. 10, 2011|
Mrs. Martha Diane (Brown) Bise, 71, lifelong resident of Newport, died Sunday, April 10, 2011.
She was born October 22, 1939 at Newport, the daughter of Hiram and Mary Brown.
She married Mr. Howard Bise on April 26, 1974.
Mrs. Bise was Postmistress for many years. She started Howard's Glass with her husband, and was part owner until the mid-90's when the business was taken over by their son, Ricky.
She was a member of the Umsted Memorial Methodist Church.
Mrs. Bise was a member of the B&PW Club, Newport Chamber of Commerce, Director of Portfest, and Chairman of Riverboat Days Parade.
She enjoyed doing things that brought pleasure to the people of her community.
She worked tirelessly in flower beds, and loved birds and bird houses.
Mrs. Bise was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Joe Don Brown.
She is survived by her husband, Howard Bise of Newport; one son, Ricky Bise of Newport; three daughters, Pam Bise of Jonesboro, Sherry Bise of Jonesboro, and Brenda McDougal of Bradford; two brothers, Jimmy Brown of North Little Rock, and Jerry Brown of Texas; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Friends may visit at the funeral home Wednesday evening, 6-9 p.m. Graveside services are 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Hiram McCafferty Brown (1911 - 1964)
Mary Vernell Webb Brown (1910 - 1988)
Walnut Grove Cemetery
Plot: Third Addition, Block 3, Plot 36, Lot 2
Created by: Teddy
Record added: Apr 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68183269