Birtha Mae Young Criswell, 78, of Springfield died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010.

Survivors include five sons, Leo Criswell of Topeka, Kan., Lee Andrew Criswell of Kansas City, Napoleon Criswell Jr. of Conway, Clifford Criswell of Paragould and Howard Criswell of Springfield, Ark.; four daughters, Naomia Thomas of Little Rock, Fannie Evans of Caldwell, Ark., LaTonya Cockrell and Antwan Criswell of Conway, one step-daughter, Rosie Lee Redus of Sherwood, one step-son Jerry Doss of Conway; three sisters, Marjorie O’Guinn of Strong, Ark., Ruthie Lee Young and Dollie Pickens of Conway, 25 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holly Springs Baptist Church in Springfield, Ark., by the Rev. Ollie Maxfield.

Burial will be at Holly Springs Cemetery in Springfield by Wilson and Jarrett Funeral Home of Morrilton, Ark., 106 E. Elm Street.

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