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Donald Ray Trenthem
August 25, 1933 - July 5, 2020

Mr. Donald Ray Trenthem of Trumann departed this life on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at the family residence at the age of 86 years, 10 months and 10 days.  He was born Friday, August 25, 1933 in  Memphis, TN and lived most of his lifetime in Trumann.  Donald was an Army veteran of the Korean War.  He owned Trumann Toggery and Montgomery Ward during the 60’s, sales manager for William R Moore in Memphis, owner of Checkers Pizza and own several rental properties. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Trumann.  He was preceded in death by his wife,  Nina Whitlatch Trenthem; and his parents,  Ray and Gladys Gooch Trenthem.      He is survived by one son, Doug Trenthem of Trumann; one granddaughter, Taylor Rae (Andrew) Musgrove of Little Rock, AR; one great-granddaughter, Olive Musgrove; and one sister, Billie Kay Austin.       Graveside service will be Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. at Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro with Dr. Tad Rogers officiating. Because of COVID-19 regulations, social distancing will be followed..         Pallbearers will be Gary White, Greg White, Ryan Richardson, Nick Richardson, Michael Austin, and Andrew Musgrove.       Lasting memorials can be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 575, Trumann, AR  72472.       Online guest book can be signed at www. thompsonfuneralhome.net      

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Funeral Service

July 9, 2020
10:30 AM

Oaklawn Cemetery

Batesville, AR

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  1. Suzan Richards Otwell, Montgomery, AL says

    Oh if the walls could talk what stories they could tell but they wouldn't compare to your Dad's! He and your Mom were wonderful friends to my parents and I know they are together again, asking your Dad what took him so long to get there! My deepest sympathy to you and the family, Doug.

  2. Rodney Campbell, Tulsa,Ok says

    Doug I am so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of your dad taking us dove hunting behind your house and the duck hunting of course. He was so kind to me and I always cherished you as a good friend. May gods blessing be with you at this time.

  3. Colleen Richards, Foley, Al 36535 says

    Doug, your dad was a great guy.

  4. Lynn Osment, Trumann, AR says

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  5. Mary Lee Brock Cunningham, Jonesboro says

    Hated to hear of Donald's passing. He was a fine gentleman who was friend of my parents and so many others in Trumann. I will always remember him as kind, handsome, courteous and ready with that great smile of his. God bless you, Doug, and the rest of the family and his close friends.

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