Elmer C. Wetherington age 97 of Arkadelphia died Tuesday, December 27, 2016. He was born in Clark County the son of Ira and Lizzie Buck Wetherington. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Park Hill Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Sue Wetherington, a son Larry Wetherington, grandson, Jimmy Wetherington and granddaughter, Kelli Wetherington Beene.
Survivors include two sons, Sonny (Kay) Wetherington of Bismarck, Jim (Edna) Wetherington of North Little Rock, one daughter, Susan (James) Horton of Hot Springs, nine grandchildren and a number of great and great great grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services will be 10 AM Thursday, December 29th in the Richwoods Cemetery near Gum Springs with Pastor Evan Smith officiating. Visitation will be 6-8 PM Wednesday at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home in Arkadelphia.
Memorials may be made to Park Hill Baptist Church or the Foster Grandparent Program at Ouachita Baptist University, Box 3661, Arkadelphia, AR 71998. Sign on line guest book at