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Katherine Block

April 4, 1927 — June 28, 2016

Katherine ‘Kat’ Harrel Block, 89, of Paragould passed away Tuesday, June
28, 2016, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. She was born April 4, 1927, at Lewisville, AR to John Allen and Cora Harrel.

A gracious and true Southern lady, Kat was a homemaker, devoted wife,
mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. A graduate of the University
of Arkansas, she was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. An
active member of the First United Methodist Church of Paragould, she
served on several committees and was an ardent Sunday School attendee.
Katherine was very much loved by family and friends that she cherished.
She was a member of PEO, a book club, and a bridge club and charter
member of Club 21, a supper club. An avid Arkansas Razorback fan, she
always enjoyed either attending or just watching Razorback sports with
family and friends. She was a den mother to her son’s Cub Scout Pack and
entertained and fed numerous children in their neighborhood. Kat greeted
everyone with a hug and a gracious smile.

Katherine was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, William J.
Block; brothers, John and David Harrel; grandson, Toby Block: and
nephews, Dennis and Drew Powell, Houston.

Katherine is survived by two sons Jeff (Carolyn) Block, Paragould, Steve
(Patrice) Block, Dallas; six grandchildren, Trey ( Jeanette) Currey, San
Antonio, Jennifer (Joey) Barr, Paragould, Tobi Hurley, Columbia, MO,
Chaney (Maggie) Block, Miami, Elizabeth (Nate) Stopper, New York,
Bryan Block, Dallas; seven great-grandchildren Justin and Jordan Barr,
Paragould, Gabriela and Sophia Currey, San Antonio, Eva and Emily Block,
Miami, Riley Block, Paragould. Grand-dogs include Dylan, Sydney,
Roscoe and Elliot.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM, Tuesday, July 5, at First United
Methodist Church with Brother John Fleming officiating. There will be a
celebration of her life immediately following in the Fellowship Hall. In
lieu of flowers, family requests donation to First United Methodist Church
building fund.

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Starts at 10:00 am

First United Methodist Church of Paragould

404 West Main Street, Paragould, AR 72450

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

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