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Gary Dale Matney, Sr.
September 29, 1955 - August 8, 2019

Mr. Gary Dale Matney, Sr., of Trumann departed this life on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 63 years, 10 months and 10 days.  He was born, Thursday, September 29, 1955 in and a lifetime resident of Trumann, a tile setter and a member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Trumann. He was preceded in death by 5 brothers, Douglas, Tommy, Donnie, Ronnie and Johnny Matney, one sister, Barbara Brown, one grandson, Duke Riley Guy, his step-father, Luther Baker and his parents, Melbourne Matney and Loretta Maxine Baker.       He is survived by his wife, Diana English Matney of the home; two daughters, Sherylon Rouse and Katie Holman both of Trumann; three sons, Gary D. Matney, Jr. of Rockport, TX, Larry S. Matney and Terry D. Matney both of Trumann, one brother, Mike Matney of Florida; two sisters Doris Holloway of Washington and Sandra Baker of Tennessee; 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.       The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann. A celebration of his life will follow at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Br. Eddie Lapiro officiating.  Burial will follow in Holly Springs Cemetery in Harrisburg, AR.       The family will serve as pallbearers.      An online guest book can be signed at www. thompsonfuneralhome.net

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Funeral Service

August 13, 2019
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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Graveside Service

August 13, 2019
01:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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  1. Sarge and Kelley Cook, Jonesboro AR says

    Y’all are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Jerry Dale price, Trumann says

    Sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers.

  3. Cindy (Richey) Corbin , Arkansas says

    I'm very saddened to learn of Gary's passing. You all will see him again one day, and what a reunion that will be. My prayers are with you guys in the days ahead .

  4. Gary Ragland , Florida says

    One of the best men and father that I have ever met.

  5. Gloria Martin Knighton, Norfolk, Virginia says

    So sorry for your loss

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