|Birth: ||Jun. 24, 1912|
|Death: ||Oct. 11, 2009|
Mrs Opal Shipman Mangrum
Opal Shipman Mangrum, 97, died Sunday October 11th, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould Arkansas.
A long-time resident of Greene County, Mrs. Mangrum spent her adult life working on the farm with her husband, Gene Mangrum who passed in 1983.
She was born June 24th 1912 in Missouri to the late Dicie Gipson Shipman & Jacob Monroe Shipman.
She was preceded in death by brothers (Bert Gipson, Freeman Gipson, Richard Gipson, Melvin Gipson, Clinton Gipson, Luther Shipman, Allen Shipman); sisters (Nora Shipman Creager, Viola Shipman Gramling) and her daughter-in-law (Frances Mangrum).
Mrs. Mangrum was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. She is survived by her sons, Bill (& Yevonne) Mangrum, Jim (& Genieve) Mangrum, Larry (& June) Mangrum and Glen Mangrum; daughters: Rita (& Larry Adams) and Patsy (& Jim Hammon). She is also survived by her sister, Marlue Noles; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 pm, Tuesday, and services will be Wednesday, October 14th at 3:30 pm, with Rev. Sam Stewart and Rev. Marion Gramling officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Zion Cemetery in Walcott Arkansas. Pallbearers will be her grandsons and great-grandsons.
A special thanks to Dr. Dwight Williams and the nursing staff at AMMC. Also, thanks to the wonderful ladies who cared for Mrs. Mangrum during her last few years.
Jacob Monroe Shipman (1863 - 1945)
Dicy Elizabeth Norman Gibson/Shipman (1879 - 1945)
Eugene Mangrum (1912 - 1983)
Marion Andrew Shipman (1894 - 1916)**
James Luther Shipman (1900 - 1976)**
Nora E Shipman Creager (1902 - 1976)**
Melvin F. Gibson (1903 - 1991)**
Viola S. Shipman Gramling (1909 - 2004)*
Opal Shipman Mangrum (1912 - 2009)
Marlue Shipman Noles (1918 - 2013)*
Allen Shipman (1923 - 1987)*
Note: Married Mr Eugene Mangrum in Greene County, AR - Year 1935 ( Book 25 Page 142)
Mount Zion Cemetery
Created by: The Golden Rule
Record added: Oct 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43019387