JONESBORO - Mrs. Edna Mae Staten, 79, passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2018 in Jonesboro, Ark., at the Jonesboro Health & Rehab. She was born Sunday, September 11, 1938 in Marked Tree, Ark. and had lived the majority of her life in Trumann, and lived in Richland, Wash., as well. She was a homemaker and a member of the Viva Drive Church of Christ. Mrs. Staten was preceded in death by her husband Earnest Staten, Sr.; one daughter, Lorie Lynn Sheppard; one son, Paul Edward Staten; five sisters, four brothers and her parents, James Clarence and Mildred Allred Savage.
She is survived by two daughters, Debra Ann (Mark) Covey of Trumann and Kimberly (William) Stevens of Bono; one son, Earnest Staten Jr. (Barbra) of Phoenix, Ariz., one sister, Eloise Duvall of Trumann, 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held July 9 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Gary Hill officiating. Burial followed at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, Ark.
Pallbearers were her grandsons.
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