Shirley Joyce Qualls Minga

Friday, August 24, 2012

TRUMANN - Mrs. Shirley Joyce Qualls Minga, 72, of Trumann, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. Mrs. Minga was born Oct, 19, 1939, in Kelso, Tenn., and was a lifetime resident of Trumann. She was a housewife and a member of the Providence Baptist Church.

Mrs. Minga was preceded in death by her first husband, Russell Qualls; one son, James David Qualls; one sister, Dorothy Jean Thomas; and her parents, Oscar W. and Flora Rendy Eakes Jones.

She is survived by her husband, Shirley Howle Minga of Trumann; three sons, Russell Wayne Qualls and wife Denise and Ronald Wade (Ron) Qualls and wife Charlene both of Trumann and Michael Don Qualls of Jonesboro; one sister, Annie Ruth Morris of Trumann; three brothers, Morgan Glenn Jones of Sparta, Tenn., Junior Jones of Jonesboro and Jimmie Jones of Bay; four grandchildren, Jake Qualls, Zac Qualls, Dylan Qualls and Courtney Qualls; two great-grandchildren, Jude Qualls and Harper Qualls; and two step-grandchildren, Robby Wilson and Michael Wilson.

Funeral services were Aug. 21 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann,, Ark., with Rev. Bobby Brooks officiating. Burial followed in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro, Ark.

Pallbearers were Benton Whitman, Jim Fowler, Ed Rosse, Jake Qualls, Zac Qualls and Billy Brooks.

Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. An online register book can be signed at