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Oscar Nooner

January 22, 1929 — September 3, 2020

Oscar Elsworth Nooner, 91, of Lepanto, Arkansas formerly from Walnut, Mississippi departed this life on Thursday, September 3, 2020 in Lepanto, Arkansas.  He was born on January 22, 1929 in McRae, Arkansas to Oscar Shannon and Sallie Ozell Williams Nooner.  Oscar served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War.  He was a member of Revival Center Church in Lepanto under Pastor Daniel Nooner, he is formerly a member of the Jesus Name Community Church with Brother Gary Porterfield as pastor in Walnut, Mississippi.  Oscar worked in construction as a carpenter and foreman with The Wrights & Associates Construction for 20 plus years traveling from state to state.  His pastime was spent working on his Falcon cars and he enjoyed gardening, fishing with his family and reading his bible.

He is preceded in death by parents, one child: angel baby Nooner, two brothers: Tharon Nooner and Burl Nooner, one sister: Reba Jean McAllister, one grandson: Stephen Scyoc and one grandson-in-law: Matthew Vanya.

Oscar is survived by his wife: Mavis Odell Hodge Nooner, four sons: Ray Nooner (Beckie) of Walnut, Mississippi, Phillip Nooner (Cindy) of Olive Branch, Mississippi, Paul Nooner (Paula) of Corinth, Mississippi and Daniel Nooner (Emily) of Lepanto, Arkansas, three daughters: Liz Gray (Peter) of Paris, Texas, Rebecca Cartwright (Ronnie) from Booneville, Mississippi and Burlene Carrizales (Hector) of McAllen, Texas, one brother: Billy Bob Nooner (Barbara) of Cullman, Alabama, one brother in law: Leon McAllister of West Memphis, Arkansas, twenty grandchildren: Annette Scott (Tommy), Joanna McQueen (Chad), Marissa Killough (Josh), Karissa Nooner, Alyssa Nooner, Michael Nooner fiancé Crystal, Katrina Bishop (Michael), Nathaniel Nooner (Brittney), Jessica Nooner, Jennifer Scyoc, Cole Nooner (Sarah), Mia Nooner and Paige Nooner, Hector Carrizales Jr., Sarah Carrizales, Deborah Carrizales, Issac Carrizales, Bethany Carrizales and Hannah Carrizales and twelve great grandchildren: Katie, John, Andy, Kayla, Ashton, Cayden, Jaxon, Pete, Aiden, Nora, Thea Grace, and Willow.

Visitation will be held Friday, September 4, 2020 from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at The Revival Center Church in Lepanto, Arkansas.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 2:00p.m. at Jesus Name Community Church in Walnut, Mississippi with Reverend Gary Porterfield, Reverend Nathaniel Nooner and Reverend Cole Nooner officiating.

Pallbearers include: Cole Nooner, Nathaniel Nooner, Michael Nooner, Michael Bishop, Cayden McQueen, Josh Killough and Tommy Scott.

Visitation will be held Saturday from 12:00p.m. until service time.

Interment will be at Jesus Name Community Church Cemetery.

Masks are required at both visitations and funeral and social distancing will be practiced.

Arrangements are under the care of Delancey-Murphy Funeral Home in Lepanto, Arkansas.

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