Saprina A. Yandell, 62 of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, September 2, 2022 in Waldron with her family by her side. Saprina was born November 12, 1959 in Waldron, Arkansas to David Richard Edwards and Louanna (Millard) Smith.
She was a member of the Waldron First Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed crafting, working with flowers in her garden, consignment shopping and loved her dog Harley. Her grandbabies were her absolute joy and loved spoiling them as well as her nieces.
Saprina leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughter Kayla Cottrell and husband Stanley of Waldron. two twin grandchildren who called her Nanny, Hayes Valton and Maeleigh Ann Cottrell; one brother Rick Edwards and wife Michelle of Chester, two nieces who called her Meme: Alishia Deramas and husband Waylon of Waldron and Abby Morgan and husband Cameron of Van Buren; two great nieces: Mckena Deramus and Bristol Morgan and a great nephew Garron Deramus. She loved her girls; Bethany Hughes, April Nelson and Mandy Brooks, her special cousin who she called her sister, Theresa Balcom of Russellville and her close friend Sheila Webster.
Saprina was preceded in death by her parents, Louanna (Millard) and Max Smith and father David Richard Edwards, two sisters, Sheila Riddle and Sarie Edwards and one nephew Payton Lee.
Saprina’s life celebration will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 5, 2022 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Wally Beckman officiating. Interment will follow at Birdsview Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.
Saprina’s pallbearers will be Waylon Deramus, Garron Deramus, Cameron Morgan, Sean Allen, Ethan Yandell and Omar Gonzalez. Honorary pallbearers: Hayes Valton Cottrell, Ryan Roper, Jake Waddle, Wes Nelson, Jeff Brooks, Danny Harrison, Robert Sanders and Duane Blackmon.
Saprina’s visitation will be on Sunday, September 4, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.