Loretta Bogard

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

TRUMANN -- Loretta Bogard of Trumann passed away June 17, 2014 at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro at the age of 73. She was born in Keiser to Isaac Frank Johnson and Sadie Belle Johnson. Mrs. Bogard was preceded in death by her parents; one son James Franklin Simpson; four sisters Juanita Hatten, Joanie Mays, Lula Mae Jackson, and Goldie Fay McColley; and four brothers James Johnson, Bobby Johnson, Sidney Johnson and Tommy Johnson. She is survived by daughters Judy Browder, Elizabeth Tice and Sherry Elliot all of Trumann; sons Carl Simpson of Trumann, Charles Simpson of Lynn and Melvin Lee Pickle of Vilonia; one brother Johnny Guy Johnson of Paragould; 44 grandchildren; 80 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services were June 20 at Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola with Rev. Larry Gene Bogard officiating followed by burial in the Tyronza Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home -- Osceola was in charge of arrangements.