Ovella Secrease

Monday, January 2, 2017

TRUMANN - Mrs. Charity Ovella Wood Secrease departed this life Thursday, December 29, 2016 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. at the age of 93. She was born February 20, 1923 in Tishomingo, Miss., to the late George A. and Mary Thorn Wood, and had live most of her lifetime in Trumann. Mrs. Secrease was a sales clerk for Trumann Hardware for many years and a member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Clay Secrease, Sr., three sisters, three brothers and her parents.

She is survived by one daughter, Sue Green and husband Jack of Norman, Okla.; one son, Henry and wife Shirley Secrease of Trumann; one brother, Delbert Wood of Jonesville, La.; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren..

Funeral services were held Jan. 1 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Loggins officiating. Burial services were private.

Pallbearers were Derick Smithson, Chris Secrease, Garen Smithson, Taylor Robinson, and Cameron Robinson.

Memorials may be made to the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, H.H. Moye Lane, Trumann, AR 72472.

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