Lorene Vuncannon

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Mrs. Lorene Vuncannon, 75, of Trumann died April 7, 2012, at the family residence.

She was born in Walnut Ridge to Raymond and Marie Chestine Blackwell. After living in Dyess she lived in Trumann for the past 53 years.

Mrs. Vuncannon was a housewife and a fan of Cedar Park Elementary School, where she always helped her daughter Reba in her classroom. She was a Baptist.

Mrs. Vuncannon was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Edwin Vuncannon, and her parents.

She is survived by one daughter, Reba Vuncannon of the home; one son, Ricky Vuncannon of the home; one special grandson, Kevin Rieathbaum of the home; two sisters, Irene Pilgram of Marion and Earlene Suthern of Dyess, and two brothers, John Blackwell of Adamsville, Tenn., and Murrell Blackwell of Trumann.

Funeral services were April 9 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Rev. Don Vuncannon officiating. The private graveside service and burial were at the Pine Hill Cemetery in Jonesboro.

Pallbearers were Charles Creecy, Danny McClelland, Roy Warden, Michael Spray, Bill Wilson, Lynn Morrison and Ricky Mitchell.

Memorials may be made to the New Hope Baptist Church of Jonesboro. An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net