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Robert Mancel Tarver
January 21, 1928 - August 15, 2019

Mr. Robert Mancel Tarver of Trumann departed this life on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, AR., at the age of 91 years, 6 months and 25 days.  He was born Saturday, January 21, 1928 in Etowah, AR, and was a lifetime resident of Trumann.  Mr. Tarver was a retired farmer, a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Korea and a recipient of the Purple Heart and a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by one son, Gregg Tarver, one sister, Joy Lane, one brother, Emanuel Tarver and his parents, Clarence and Connie Martin Tarver.      He is survived by his wife, Colleen Norma Whitfield Tarver of the home, and one daughter, Benita Cantrell and husband Dennis of Trumann.       Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.  A Celebration of Life will follow at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Bro. Dale Walton officiating.  Graveside service will be Monday at 11 AM in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, AR.        Online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net

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Visitation

August 18, 2019
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472
(870)483-6311

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Funeral Service

August 18, 2019
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472
(870)483-6311

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  1. Lindbergh Vickers, Houston, Texas says

    Love lives longer than grief of pain...All other things pass. But love will remain, A bond that nothing can sever - because love lasts forever. My prayers of deepest sympathy from far away to cousins in my heart.

  2. Bobby Adams, Trumann says

    Colleen and Benita, On behalf of my dad, Alicia, and me, we are sending our deepest condolences to both of you. Mancel was a great friend to my dad. Praying for each of you in the days ahead. Love, Angela Adams Flippo Bobby Adams Alicia Adams Everhart

  3. Flora Hammell, Santa Clara, CA. says

    May God bless you at this time and be with you as you mourn Mancel’s passing. A long ago friend. I have thought of you many times throughout the years. With love and sympathy, Flora Hammell Lyons.

  4. Penny Tarver, Jonesboro says

    Aunt Colleen and Benita, we are so sorry to hear of the loss of Uncle Mancel. I do find comfort in knowing that he has reunited with my Daddy and they playing a game of golf!!! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Mable, Penny, Joey, and Yogi

  5. Gary Russell, Trumann Ar says

    Prayers

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