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Fort Smith, AR | 72901
479-646-5555
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
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Teresa Rainwater

Teresa Renee Rainwater

Tuesday, May 16th, 1967 - Monday, November 16th, 2020
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Obituary

Teresa Renee Rainwater, 53, of Alma, transitioned into Heaven on Monday, November 16, 2020. She was born May 16, 1967. Teresa was known to her friends as the life of the party who knew how to make everyone laugh. She was a loving wife and mother who put her family above all else and was most happy when she was with them. The one thing that she looked forward to was being a grandmother. The family is happy that she received the miracle of meeting her granddaughter.

The celebration of life service will be at 3:00pm Friday, November 20, 2020 at Beyond Church in Alma, AR. It will be under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Alma.

Teresa was preceded in death by her son, Elijah Mosby. Survivors include her husband, Andrew Bailey of the home; Daughters, Ashley Stepp and husband Chase of Mulberry, AR, Britney Jensen and husband Gunner of Cave Springs, AR, and Cierra Rainwater of Alma, AR; step son, Austin Bailey of Crowder, OK; Granddaughter, Keslyn Stepp; parents David and Sheila Perryman of Alma, AR; brothers Jeff Self and Tommy Perryman; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will visit with family and friends from 6:00 until 8:00pm Thursday evening, November 19, 2020 at Ocker Funeral Home of Alma, 917 Hwy. 64 East, Alma, AR.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to help fund children’s Christmas wishes this holiday season via the GoFundMe link below.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/teresa039s-christmas-giving-fund?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1
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Grace George

Posted at 04:00pm
I am so sorry for your loss. My name is Grace George and I had a very short time to get to know Teresa. She was a hard worker and enjoyed her job and the school very much.
Since her illness, I have heard many wonderful stories from the "lunch ladies" and Alma School employees. I have learned she loved to laugh, make others love and was a very generous person.
She will be missed in the Alma School District.
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Lisa Timmerman

Posted at 11:49am
Teresa always had a smile. She loved with all her heart. When she talked about her family, you could see the joy you brought her. She will be missed by everyone who was blessed to know her. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you strength and comfort to get you through this most difficult time.
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T. Bowman

Posted at 08:56pm
I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. I loved being around her. She always made me laugh & made me feel welcome at Alma. Love being at the Volleyball games with her. We had lots of Fun .!!!! I know you will Miss Her So Much. She was so proud of her Kids. She loved you .!!!! Praying for you all and will continue to lift you up in prayer . Sending my love & Hugs to your Family. Love , Tammie Bowman
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Becky Smith-Hatley

Posted at 08:55am
Our sincerest sympathies to you and your family. God bless, Becky Smith-Hatley AHS Class of 1987
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