Rachel Jennett Curlett Washington, of Carlisle, joyfully gave up her last smile on Friday. Little did we know that her mansion was ready. She gained her wings on Saturday, December 1, 2012 and took flight to be with her Lord.

She leaves to cherish her memories a devoted husband Manuel Washington of the home, one son Travis Washington of Carlisle and one grandson Travis Washington Jr. of Little Rock, brothers Rev. Oscar (Emma) Curlett, Robert Curlett, both of Hazen, John (Norma) Curlett of Conway, sisters Elizabeth Gerren and Marie Crowder, both of Dayton, Ohio; brother, Darrell Penn of Jacksonville, brothers- and sisters-in-law, Oscar (Alma) Washington of Carlisle, Sarah Cleveland of Pittsburgh, PA, adopted sister-in law, Shirley (Richard) Lindsey of North Little Rock.

Visitation, 5-7 p.m. Friday, December 7, at Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 8, 2012, at Mt Zion Missionary Baptist Church, with burial in Carlisle Cemetery. Online guest book, www.boydfuneralhome.net.