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Ann Karnes
February 5, 1953 - September 20, 2021

Virginia Ann Fortson Karnes of Trumann departed this life on Monday, September 20, 2021 in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 68 years, 7 months and 15 days.  She was born Sunday, February 5, 1953 in Haines City, FL to Floyd Edward and Macil Wright Fortson.  Ann worked for Gary’s Pharmacy as a pharmacy tech for over 30 years.  She loved to cook, and work the concession stand at THS for over 20 years and was a past Band Booster President and was of the Baptist faith.     She was preceded in death by her father.       She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Dale Karnes of the home; one son, Jim Edd (Chrystal Morrison) Karnes of Russellville, AR; one daughter, Kari (Marc Wilson) Karnes of Perryville, AR; her mother, Macil Fortson; three sisters, Phyllis (Kenny) McMahan, Faye Halfacre and Pam (George) Duboise all of Trumann; one grandchild, Jordan Karnes.       Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 til 7:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.  A Celebration of Life will be Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. in Chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Kenny Guy McMahan officiating.  Burial will follow in Bolivar Cemetery near Harrisburg.      Lasting memorials can be made to Gods New Life in Marked Tree and Mission Bible Training Center.       In compliance with COVID-19 guidelines, a mask or other facial covering will be required and social distancing will be observed as requested by family.       Online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net

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Visitation

September 23, 2021
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

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

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Funeral Service

September 24, 2021
10:00 AM

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

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  1. Doris Henley, Trumann, Arkansas says

    I am so sorry to hear of Ann's passing. We knew each other and attended school together for too many years to count. May the Lords blessings be on the family during this time and times to come.

  2. Caressa Danner, Cherokee Village AR says

    The band kids lost one of the best band moms. Momma Ann will be dearly missed. My prayers are with her family.

  3. Mary Lee Brock Cunningham, JONESBORO says

    May God bring comfort and peace to Kenny and all the family and friends of Ann. She did much for her friends and for all of Trumann as a she served in various ways. May her love for God and others be honored.

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