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Veeta Marie Stanley
December 28, 1948 - August 31, 2019

Mrs. Veeta Marie Stanley of Trumann departed this life on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro at the age of 70 years, 8 months and 3 days. She was born, Tuesday, December 28, 1948 in Senath, Missouri and had lived in Trumann for the past 50 years and was formerly of Monette, Ark. She was a former employee of the Singer Company and Baldwin Piano Company in Trumann and Frito Lay in Jonesboro and was a member of the Freer Baptist Church near Trumann.  She was preceded in death by her parents,  Lyman Ellis, Sr. and Christina Marie Kelley Crites.       She is survived by husband of 42 years, Doug Stanley of the home; one daughter, Dawn Renee’ Overman and husband Gary of Black Oak, Ark.; two step-sons, Mark Stanley and wife Cecilia of Lake City, Ark and Billy Stanley and wife Kristie of Bay, Ark.; one sister, Juanita Crites Wheeler of Monette, Ark.; two brothers, Kelly Allen Crites of Trumann and Bobby Crites of Leachville, Ark.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.      Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5:00 until 6:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.  A Celebration of Life will follow at 6:00 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Loggins officiating.  Graveside service will be Wednesday at 11 AM in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, Ark..      Pallbearers will be Aaron Stanley, Casey Stanley, Michael Owens, Scott Crites, William Tate and Greg Wheeler.      Online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net

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Visitation

September 3, 2019
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

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

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Funeral Service

September 3, 2019
06:00 PM

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

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Graveside Service

September 4, 2019
11:00 AM

Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery
3910 Harrisburg Road
Jonesboro, AR 72404
(870)932-6532

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  1. Dana Link, Trumann says

    I am so sorry I didn’t make to say my see you later. It’s not goodbye my dear friend. I loved Veeta work many years with her at Baldwin. Doug and Dawn and family your in my thoughts and prayers. The grieving process has just begun. But she will be in your hearts forever. For now she is free of pain dancing them streets of gold and it’s not a goodbye it’s I’ll see you later. RIP little Buddy ????????

  2. Debbie Rigsbee, Bay, Ar says

    So sorry to read of your family's loss. Our prayers are with you for comfort and peace. Love, The Rigsbee family

  3. Brenda Chaffin, Redondo Beach, CA says

    Doug and Family I'm very sorry to hear about Veeta . Prayers for each of you. Brenda

  4. Becky Perkins , Jonesboro ar says

    I’m very sad to hear of the passing of Veeta . I met Veeta in 1985 and never seen her without her beautiful smile. She was lots of fun and everyone loved her .

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