Melovie Hosman

Monday, July 3, 2017

TRUMANN - Mrs. Melovie O. Hosman departed this life on Monday, June 26, 2017 at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 87. She was born Tuesday, March 11, 1930 in Lepanto, Ark., and was formerly of Marked Tree before moving to Trumann ten years ago. She was a supervisor for Salant & Salant and of the Pentecostal faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon “Jack” Hosman; one daughter, Peggy Hosman Burrows; and two brothers, Vaughn Skinner and Douglas Skinner.

She is survived by two sons, Melvin “Buddy” Hosman and wife Donnita of Jonesboro and Larry “Shorty” Hosman and wife Janet of Trumann; son-in-law David Burrows of Forrest City; one brother, Douglas Burks of Rockford, Ill.; one sister, Allegra Green of Iuka, Miss., 12 grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held June 29th in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Bro. Ricky Forbis officiating. Burial followed at Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery in Harrisburg, Ark.

Pallbearers were Don Hosman, Dan Hosman, Wade Hosman, Matt Hosman, Luke Hosman and David Burrows, Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Shane Wallace, Sid Pickle, Richard Levine and William McClain.

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