Martha Joy Sheets

Thursday, April 18, 2002

Martha Joy Sheets, 62, of Trumann died April 13.

She was born in Craighead County and lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. She was a housewife and babysitter and of the Pentecostal faith.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Marie Holmes, two brothers, Elvin Bishop and Billy Joe Bishop and her parents Benjamin Franklin and Dinky Ann Morrow Bishop.

She is survived by two daughters, Vercie Diane Siefert of Trumann and Bonnie Jean Cavazos of Jonesboro, two brothers, Randal Bishop of Cardwell and Bobby Bishop of Cherry Valley, four grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Visitation was Monday, March 15 at Thompson Funeral Home. Funeral services were Tuesday, March 16 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Rev. William R. Whitlock officiating. Burial will follow at Ms. Pisgah Cemetery in Jonesboro.

Active pallbearers were Joey Willis, Dean Brumley, Richard Corsey, Jesse Ferguson, John Dillinger and Jesse Hill.