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Lois Despain -GLBFH

September 20, 1926 August 18, 2019
Lois Despain    -GLBFH
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Mrs. Lois Despain of Trumann, departed this life Sunday, august 18, 2019,at the St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro, at the age of 92.

She was born September 20, 1926 in Hardy, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Jim Passmore and Rutha Ramey Passmore. Lois was raised in the Lunsford area and attended school there. Following school, she worked at the shoe factory in Paragould and then worked for Singer in Trumann for 25 years until they closed. After that, she worked for 7 years for a nursing home in Trumann. She married Cleedus Despain in 1944 and they enjoyed 50 years together before his death in 1994. She enjoyed reading and sewing and was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church in Lake City.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Jerry Ray Despain and Donald Dale Despain, a grandson, Kevin Wade Fisher, and ten siblings, Arlie Passmore, Earnest Passmore, Earl Passmore, Ray Passmore, Hazel Hurdle, Pearl Timms, Bertha Price, Dessie McClung, Joyce Fletcher and Mae Despain.

She is survived by two daughters, Doropthy Paulette Golden and Charlene Joyce Despain, both of Trumann, six grandchildren, Jerry keith Despain, Rodney Don Despain, Steve Despain, Kerry Despain, Cloressa Dawn Golden and Donita Despain, and eleven great and great-great grandchildren, Nicholis James Wade Golden, Savannah Jean Golden, Devin Despain, Ray Ray Despain, Cayla Despain, Lauren Despain, Lindsey Despain, Brett Despain, Spencer Gage Golden, Noah Alex Golden and Evan Jayce Golden.

Funeral services are set for 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Swifton Cemetery.

Friends may visit at the funeral home Tuesday morning 10:00 a.m. till services.


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Tuesday

20

Aug

10:00 AM 8/20/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/20/2019 11:00:00 AM
Gregg- Langford Bookout Funeral Home

300 W Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Gregg- Langford Bookout Funeral Home
300 W Matthews Ave Jonesboro 72401 AR
United States

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Tuesday

20

Aug

11:00 AM 8/20/2019 11:00:00 AM
Gregg- Langford Bookout Funeral Home

300 W Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Gregg- Langford Bookout Funeral Home
300 W Matthews Ave Jonesboro 72401 AR
United States
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