|Birth: ||Oct. 13, 1911|
|Death: ||May 5, 1991|
JOHN H. LAKEY obit
May 7, 1991
Funeral services for John Henry Lakey, 79, of 1720 Rains, Jonesboro, who died Sunday at the Craighead Nursing Center, will be Wednesday afternoon at 1 at the Farmers Union Funeral Home chapel, with Robert Heath and Wig Bobbitt officiating. Burial will follow in the New Hope Cemetery.
Lakey had lived in California before moving to Jonesboro in 1963. He was a gospel songwriter and also owned and operated a grocery store in Jonesboro for 10 years. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Jessie Mae Lakey of the home; one son, Daniel G. Lakey of Russellville; one stepson, Robert Lakey of Jonesboro; three sisters, Goldie Dabbs and Jewel Hester, both of Jonesboro, and Callie Boynton of Wilmington, Ill.
Lavon Crawford, Randy Ishmael, Wayne Wilson, Bob Crawford, Lowell Hester and Bobby Hester will serve as active pallbearers.
Vestel Fitts, Leonard Coleman, Gordon Coleman, Charles Melton, Bill Thomas, Cyril miller, Hardy Pratt, Hillis Pratt and Tim Coble will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Jessie Mae Bucek Thomas (1929 - 2000)*
New Hope Cemetery
Maintained by: Daniel Lakey
Originally Created by: Ronald Coleman
Record added: Apr 14, 2006
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