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Rev Benjamin Perry "Ben" Pixley
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1890, USA
Death: Nov., 1981
Fort Smith
Sebastian County
Arkansas, USA

The Rev. Benjamin Perry Pixley, 91, of 3900 Armour Avenue died Friday at a Fort Smith, Arkansas hospital. The retired minister was a member of 88 Freewill Baptist Church. He was a minister for 65 years at several area Freewill Baptist churches. He also was a member of Modern Woodman of the World and a former Mountainburg and Chester, Arkansas School board member and civic leader.

Funeral was held at 2 p.m. Monday at First Freewill Baptist Church. Burial was at Gracelawn Cemetery under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home. The body was viewed from noon until the funeral hour.

He is survived by three daughters, Belva, Leah and Eulima; two sons, the Rev. Rupert Pixley and the Rev. Gilbert Pixley of Fort smith, Arkansas (now both deceased); 28 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Information was contributed to Find A Grave by Tonia Holleman; if you have any additional information or corrections you can contact Tonia at toniah904@aol.com.


 
 
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 Parents:
  William Harrison Pixley (1854 - 1938)
  Mary Jane Poe Pixley (1863 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Lou Baxter Pixley (1892 - 1971)
 
 Children:
  Eulima H Pixley Gentry (1913 - 1992)*
  Belva Pixley Brown (1916 - 2009)*
  Rupert E. Pixley (1920 - 2000)*
  Gilbert J. Pixley (1920 - 2006)*
  Leah Atwell Pixley Davis (1922 - 2004)*
  Emma Mae Pixley Smith (1930 - 1972)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Plummer Pixley (1879 - 1970)*
  Annie Elizabeth Pixley Hunter (1880 - 1960)*
  Mary Ann Pixley Hunter (1881 - 1947)*
  George Washington Pixley (1884 - 1955)*
  Arireanne Lue Pixley Roberts (1886 - 1970)*
  William Harrison Pixley (1888 - 1978)*
  Benjamin Perry Pixley (1890 - 1981)
  Daniel Cyrene Pixley (1892 - 1953)*
  John Franklin Pixley (1894 - 1980)*
  Sylvia Pixley Atwell (1899 - 1977)*
  Maud Estell Pixley McFadden (1901 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gracelawn Cemetery
Van Buren
Crawford County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Ronald Walton
Record added: Nov 16, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22943081
Rev Benjamin Perry Ben Pixley
Added by: Tonia Holleman
 
Rev Benjamin Perry Ben Pixley
Added by: Tonia Holleman
 
Rev Benjamin Perry Ben Pixley
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You sound like such a truly wonderful and incredible man :) What a large blessing you have with family!!!! Thank you for all you were and all you did. With love and respect. Rest in peace <3
- Mysticalminded
 Added: Nov. 9, 2013
You were my pastor for most of my growing up years; gave me wise counsel, and even, I suspect, did a little match-making. I loved you dearly and esteemed you highly for the teaching you did, and for the man you were...you were a faithful servant.
- winnie vance yandell
 Added: May. 18, 2010

- Ronald Walton
 Added: Nov. 16, 2007
 
 
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