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Eva Geraldine Wells
June 5, 1952 - December 5, 2020

Miss Eva Geraldine Wells of Harrisburg, Arkansas passed away on December 5th in Jonesboro, Arkansas atthe age of 68 years and 6 months.  She was born June 5, 1952 in Harrisburg to the late Myrtle Pickering Wells and the late Marvin Wells.  She graduated from NewportHigh School in 1970.   After raising two sons,  Eva recently retired from administrative type work.  She was preceded in death by brothers Earles Wells and Jimmy Wells and sisters Carolyn Whaley and Wilma Donley.          Eva is survived by 2 sons, Andy Shirley of Harrisburg, Arkansas and Steven Shirley of Memphis, Tennessee; one brother, Buddy Wells of Troy, Missouri; four sisters, Melba June Witt of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Dorthy Wells Gunter of Southaven, Mississippi, Christine Wells Brown of Harrisburg, Arkansas, and honorary sister, Beth Gunter Duncan of Olive Branch, MS.  She also leaves many much loved nieces and nephews.       Graveside service will be Friday afternoon at 2:00 P.M. at Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery in Harrisburg, Arkansas with Rev. Kenny Guy McMahan officiating.  Burial will follow in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery in Harrisburg, Arkansas under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home.       In compliance with COVID-19 restrictions, social distancing will be required along with face masks and the signing of a COVID-19 form.       An online register book can besignedat www.thompsonfuneralhome.

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December 11, 2020
02:00 PM

Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery

Harrisburg, AR 72432

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  1. April Clayton, Little Rock says

    I'm so sorry to jear of Eva's passing.. I worked wirh her at Heritage, and loved her dearly.. She was such a kind and loving friend.. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

  2. Shelley Chaplain, Lenora McDole granddaughter, Brookland, Arkansas says

    My deepest condolences go out to the family. Love and Blessings

  3. Joe Miles, Mountain Home, Arkansas says

    My heartfelt condolences... Holding all in Eva’s family close in thought and prayer... May the memories of times together bring peace to all who knew and loved her... Her happy presence will be missed by all of her Newport High School Class of 1970 mates and friends who hold her in fond remembrance... ??

  4. Brenda Parrks, Trumann, AR says

    Words can't express the total feelings I have. Such a shock. Have known and loved Eva all her life, as Dorthy is my lifelong best friend. The family has always been my extended family. The strong woman that raised the family was amazing and raised all amazing children (especially the women). My thoughts, love and prayers are with each and everyone of you. All my love, Brenda

  5. James Wells, Raleigh NC says

    Again another loss of a family member. So sorry for the family. We will not be able to be there. Gina and I will have you all in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this the hardest of times in our life. Jim and Gina Wells

  6. Angel Brown, Port St. Joe, FL says

    My deepest condolences to Dot and Beth. I was a witness to the love and adoration you both have for Eva and vice versa. May the coming days be made easier by knowing you are loved and prayed for daily.

  7. Etta Whitt Montgomery, Largo says

    My heart and prayers are with each of you. Love and Blessings Etta

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