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Melvin L. Kersey

November 30, 1928 January 6, 2020
Melvin  L.  Kersey
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Obituary for Melvin L. Kersey

Melvin L. "Mel" Kersey, 91, of Paragould, passed away Monday at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. Mel is the son of the late Dick and Mattie Kersey. He enjoyed gardening and loved his John Deere tractor. Mel is preceded in death by his wife, Agnes Kersey; two brothers, Orville Kersey and James Kersey; and three sisters, Emma Pitcher, Minnie Brewer and Rosetta Gray.

Survivors include his son, Stan (Ann) Bryant of Paragould; four grandsons, Robby (Celeste) Bryant of Florida, Mike (Jackie) Bryant of Paragould, Bobby (Penny) Payne of Paragould, and Jason (Misty) Payne of Paragould; one brother, Ray Kersey of Paragould; great-grandchildren, Katy (Ross) Bryant, Whitney (Chad) Murray, Christopher Payne and Dalton Payne; three great-great-grandchildren, Harlan and Kirk Murray and Liam Campbell; and many nieces and nephews.

The visitation will be held Wednesday at Heath Funeral Home from 1:00 - 2:00 PM. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 PM with Tommy Pitcher officiating. Burial will follow at Greene County Memorial Gardens. To leave a lasting memorial, please consider St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN, 38105-9959. Online tributes at www.heathfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Wednesday

8

Jan

1:00 PM 1/8/2020 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1/8/2020 2:00:00 PM
Heath Funeral Home

321 W. Garland St.
Paragould, AR 72450

Heath Funeral Home
321 W. Garland St. Paragould 72450 AR
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

8

Jan

2:00 PM 1/8/2020 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 1/8/2020 3:00:00 PM
Heath Funeral Home

321 W. Garland St.
Paragould, AR 72450

Heath Funeral Home
321 W. Garland St. Paragould 72450 AR
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Greene County Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

2901 Highway 135 N
Paragould, AR 72450

2901 Highway 135 N Paragould 72450 AR
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Memphis, TN
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