Clara Dean "CD" Wallis Alsip, 82, of Bryant, passed away October 23, 2011, at UAMS from complications due to pneumonia.
She was born September 6, 1929, to John Ike and Louise Whayne. She was born in Keystone, Oklahoma and moved to Vaughn, Arkansas in 1939. She attended Vaughn School until she married Rodney Wallis in 1946. She lived in Rogers until she married Keith Alsip in 2001 and moved to Bryant.
She is preceded in death by her first husband, Rodney Wallis; and a son, Charles Wallis.
She is survived by her husband Keith Alsip; two daughters, Phyllis Farish and Lanny of Bella Vista and Julia Williams of Rogers; four grandchildren, Lance Farish, Carmen Belden, Mike Williams and Mark Williams; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Graveside services will be held 10:00 AM Friday, October 28, 2011 at Hart Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 Thursday, October 27, 2011 at Rollins Funeral Home.
Because of her son, Charles, and her love for special needs individuals, Clara's family encourages loved ones to make a donation in her memory in lieu of flowers to Pathfinder NWA, 1004 SE 5th St., Bentonville, AR 72712 or Open Avenues (formerly the Adult Development Center), P.O. Box 908, Rogers, AR 72757.