Arlen Charles Hervey

Friday, September 21, 2012

TRUMANN - Mr. Arlen Charles Hervey, 95, of Trumann, Ark. died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at Three Rivers Nursing Center in Marked Tree, Ark. He was born in Cardwell, Mo., and had lived in Trumann for the past 17 years and was a retired factory worker.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Gracie Hervey in 1996, his second wife, Alberta Hervey in 2007, one stepson, William Bushong Jr., two brothers, three sisters, two stepbrothers, one stepsister and was the son of the late Jessie and Lettie Coleman Hervey.

Survivors include a stepdaughter, Louise Lane of Trumann; a stepson, Carlee Bushong Sr. of Greenbrier, Ark.; a brother, Sonny Hervey of Arkansas; niece Brenda Bradley of Van Alstyne, Texas; 21 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and a special friend for over 60 years, Pete Clem.

Funeral services were Sept. 17, in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann, with Bro. Paul Mize officiating. Burial followed in the Pine Hill Cemetery in Jonesboro, Ark.

Pallbearers were David Thompson, Donny Fortner, Wayne Bradley, Paul Bushong and Andrew Thompson.

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