Gracie Privett

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

TRUMANN - Gracie C. Privett, 64, of Trumann, died Sunday, May 17, 2015 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. She had lived in Trumann for the past seven years, moving there from Marked Tree. She was a cosmetologist for over 30 years and also taught cosmetology classes at Delta Vo-Tech. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Edward Richards; and a sister, Marie Hitson.

Survivors include her son, Bryan Privett and wife Kelley of Paragould; brothers, Willie Richards, of Jonesboro, Clayton Richards of Trumann, and James Richards of Bay; sisters, Elaine Rollins and Donnie Richards of Pendleton, S. C.; grandchildren, Addison Simpson, Mary Simpson, Sloan Privett and Brian Privett.

A memorial service will be 6 PM, Thursday, May 21 at Emerson Memorial Chapel with Emerson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be from 5-6 at Emersons. Burial will be private.

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