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Margaret A Deiss
April 9, 1937 - October 8, 2023

Margaret Ann Deiss of Trumann, departed this life Sunday, October 8, 2023 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 86 years, 5 months and 29 days. She was born in Jonesboro and lived most of her lifetime in Trumann.  Margaret was a retired teacher aide from Trumann Public School and was a member of First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter E “Bud” Deiss; one daughter, Susan Hale Jones and her parents, James K Sr. and Billie Louise Pardew Parks. She is survived by two sons, Thomas (Beth) Hale of Russellville, AR and Kelly T (Rohani) Hale of Flower Mound, TX; one brother, James K (Brenda) Parks Jr., three grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.  The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 12th from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 1301 Hwy 69 W, Trumann, AR.  A celebration of life will follow at 6:00 p.m. with Rev. John Maley officiating.  Burial will be Friday, October 13th in Schaffhauser Cemetery in Marvell, AR, with Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann in charge.          Lasting Memorials can be made to First Baptist Church of Trumann, P.O. Box 575, Trumann, AR 72472.    An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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October 12, 2023
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

First Baptist Church
1301 Highway 69 West
Trumann, AR 72472

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October 12, 2023
06:00 PM

First Baptist Church
1301 Highway 69 West
Trumann, AR 72472

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  1. Jami Moon Crouch, Harrisburg says

    Ms Margaret was always looking out for me when I taught at Trumann High school. She was a beautiful Christian lady. I am so sorry for your loss and for my just now sending this. I did not know she had passed until today. Thoughts and prayers for your family.

  2. Debbie Martin, LittleRock says

    I am just finding out about Margaret. Very sweet Christian lady. My prayers and thoughts are with her family.

  3. LaDonna Isbell, Trumann says

    I had the absolute pleasure of working with her for many years and she was precious. She loved her family dearly and I know she is rejoicing upon seeing them again.

  4. Melanie Ruffin, Trumann says

    All of my thoughts and prayers for your families. Ms Margaret was always a Precious Soul. From selling pencils and paper each day before school. To becoming a Dear friend of mine. I Loved and Cherished my time spent with her, each week. It was not just about fixing her hair up Pretty. Ms Margaret was a Wonderful Lady who knew how to be much more than just a Striking Woman in the stylish fashion. . For her Beautiful smile, twinkling in her eyes and the sweetest comments, We’re just the adorning outside of her shell. Her beauty truly started within. Ms Margaret I know is standing tall and rejoicing in Heaven with all her Loved Ones that are already there.

  5. Wanda Harrison, Trumann says

    Hi you to live across the street from you bud can't believe you're gone

  6. Hester Hogan, Trumann Arkansas says

    So sorry for your loss. She was a very sweet lady. Always so helpful.

  7. Gary Russell , Trumann,Ar says

    Prayers to all

  8. Lisa Blagg-Hurt , Trumann says

    You were a wonderful lady, loved working with you. Prayers for family

  9. Linda McDaniel , Trumann Ar says

    A very sweet lady. Prayers to her family.

  10. Johnnie (Kendall) Mitchusson, Star City says

    Sending condolences

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