Young’s Funeral Directors

508 Champagnolle, El Dorado, AR


Audrey Mae Ezell

June 30, 1930September 30, 2019

Audrey Mae Ezell of El Dorado, AR passed away suddenly at the Medical Center of South AR, Monday, September 30, 2019 at the age of 89. She was born June 30, 1930 in Little Rock, AR to Lewis and Henrietta Cotton.

She worked her entire adult life in Cosmetics (Avon, Mary Kay) and MM Cohn. She retired from J C Penny – El Dorado. She volunteered the next 20 years for Hospice in El Dorado.

Audrey was preceded in death by her parents, her son Roger Middlebrooks and her granddaughter Kari Granade Jemison as well as sisters Evelyn Scruggs and Pauline Heer.

Audrey is survived by her husband of 31 years Albert Ezell, her daughter Vickie (Joe) Granade of Dardanelle, grandsons Justin Granade of Knoxville TN and Joe Jemison of Jackson TN and a great granddaughter Rachel Grace Ross of Baneberry TN, brothers Wayne (OlaMae) Cotton and Alfred (Trudy) of Cabot.

Visitation will be held from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Thursday, October 3, at Young’s.

Graveside services will be held Friday October 4, 2019 at Smith Rosemont Cemetery in Benton AR at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Melvin Clifford officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Young’s Funeral Directors of El Dorado.

An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com


  • Elden Heer
  • Larry Scruggs
  • Danny Cotton
  • Gary Cotton
  • Danny Bartlett
  • Joe Jemison


  • Visitation Thursday, October 3, 2019
  • Graveside Service Friday, October 4, 2019


Audrey Mae Ezell

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Cathy Wilhelm

October 3, 2019

I worked with Ms. Audrey at the cosmetics counter at JCPenney when I got out of high school. She was a very nice, funny lady and she taught me a lot. I'm sorry to hear of her passing and my prayers are with the family at this time.