Leo Lancaster

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

TRUMANN - Mr. Leo Lancaster of Trumann, died Feb. 24, 2015 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 95. He was born May 6, 1919 in Senath, Mo. and lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. Mr. Lancaster was a retired farmer and a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Trumann. He was preceded in death by one son, Leo Lancaster, Jr.; three sisters, Lois Whitman, Ruby Dodd, and Annie Lancaster; three brothers, Ted Lancaster, Paul Lancaster and Irvin Lancaster; and his parents, Robert and Mary Bradford Lancaster.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Christine Hale Lancaster; four daughters, Joyce Lueallen of Black Rock, Edna Bellah of Lake City, Janice Wilson of Trumann, and Joan Evans of Trumann; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Feb. 27 in the chapel Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Rev. Larry Loggins and Rev. Frank Bufford officiating. Burial followed in Holly Springs Cemetery in Harrisburg.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Jeff Wilson, James Evans, Josh Wilson, Josh Evans, Cody Wilson, Billy Graham, Drew Norris and Devin Lamb. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church.

An online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.