Ronnie Bearden was born Sept. 27, 1953, in Tyronza to Cecil and Clara Choate Bearden. He passed away July 15, 2012, at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro. Mr. Bearden was a farmer and a truck driver. He was of the Pentecostal faith.
Mr. Bearden is survived by his wife, Becky Joan Bearden of the home; one daughter, Rhonda Kay Bearden of Marked Tree; two sisters, Joyce Bearden Howard of Tyronza and Rebecca Bearden Howe of Dallas; and one brother, Cecil Bearden Jr. of Tyronza.
The funeral service was July 17 at Church of God in Marked Tree followed by burial in the Tyronza Cemetery. Brother Patrick Tucker officiated at the service.
Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza was in charge of arrangements.