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Russell Wren, Sr

April 8, 1940 — August 1, 2016

Russell O'Neil Wren Sr., 76 of West Memphis, Arkansas, departed this life, Monday, August 1, 2016 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born on April 8, 1940 to James Vardeman and Virginia Glover Wren.
Mr. Wren was retired from the United States Postal Service and also worked as the Crittenden County Veteran's Service Officer. He was Honorably Discharged as a Petty Officer in the US Navy and served on the USS Shangri-La. Russell was of the Baptist Faith, a 32nd degree Mason, member of the Scottish Rite, American Legion and the VFW.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Russell is survived by his son: Russell Wren Jr. (Michelle) of West Memphis, Arkansas, 2 daughters: Laura Sims of West Memphis, Arkansas and Lana Bell (Mark) of Vilonia, Arkansas, 2 brothers: James Wren (Leota) of Jonesboro, Arkansas and W.A. Wren (Melba) of Bassett, Arkansas and 4 grandchildren: Zeke and Ava Bell, Drace and Lily Grace Wren.

Graveside service will be held Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 10 AM at Marked Tree Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 9-9:45 AM at Murphy Funeral Home
In Marked Tree, Arkansas
Memorials may be made to:
Disabled Veterans, Chapter 26, P.O. Box 195, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401,
Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House, 1138 E. Matthews Ave., Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
Or a charity of the donors choice.


AUG 3. 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Murphy Funeral Homes, Inc. - Marked Tree

P.O. Box 486 508 Frisco St (Physical)

Marked Tree, AR, US, 72365


AUG 3. 10:00 AM

Marked Tree Cemetery

Marked Tree, AR, US, 72365

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