Terry Dean Bittle passed away May 14, 2018

Terry Dean Bittle, age 56 of Tumbling Shoals, Arkansas passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018 in Heber Springs, Arkansas.  Born on February 1, 1962 in Tulsa, Oklahoma  he was the son of Gladys Heigle Bittle and the late Wiley C. Bittle.  A lifetime resident of Tumbling Shoals, Terry was a retired pipeline welder of Union 798, a member of Sugarloaf Masonic Lodge 414 and a veteran of the National Guard.  His religious belief was Baptist.  Terry enjoyed hunting, fishing and going to the Chuck Wagon Races.

Terry was preceded in death by his father and his sister-in-law Edwina Whitaker.

He is survived by his wife Kathy Jackson Bittle, his mother Gladys Heigle Bittle, his children Tara Smith and her husband Clint of Conway, Arkansas, Russell Baldridge of Cave City, Arkansas and Blake Baldridge of Quitman, Arkansas his sister Sharon Bittle Brown and her husband Lloyd of Damascus, Arkansas, his brother George R. Whitaker of South Dakota and his grandchildren Harper Smith and Haven Smith.  Mr. Bittle is also survived by his other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 11:00am until 2:00pm on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 with funeral Services beginning at 2:00pm at Olmstead Funeral Home with Pastor Odell Altom officiating.  Pallbearers will be Dale Southerland, Gary Blasingame, Carl Martin, Jerry Lacey, Roger Logan and Gary Euton.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Russell Baldridge, Blake Baldridge, Ricky Logan, John Temple, Marty Moss, Billy Burns, Mason Reed, Lance Heigle and all his nephews.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children Attn: Office of Development (Shreveport) 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, FL 33607 www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org

Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc