Karla Vanessa Perez

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Karla Vanessa Perez, 35, of Leachville, passed from this life Sunday, April 4, 2021, at Arkansas Continued Care Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Rio Bravo, Mexico, and raised in Leachville, she was a 2005 graduate of Buffalo Island Central High School and was an employee of Lowe's Home Improvement Store in Jonesboro. Karla enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with family and friends, especially family barbecues. She will be remembered as a very sweet, kind and loving young woman, always with a smile.

Survivors include her husband of 15 years, Jose Perez, Jr. of the home; her mother, Ma Isabel Hargrove (Norman) of Leachville; her brother, Juan Arenas of Gosnell; her sister, Patricia Gonzalez (Chriss) of Phoenix, Ariz.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville.  Burial will follow in the Leachville Cemetery. The family will receive visitors Wednesday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home. Online guest register: www.howardfuneralservice.com.