Donnie Gene McEntire, age 71, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018 at his home.
He was born November 23, 1946 in Waldron, Arkansas to the late Arnold Gene McEntire and the late Dolly Ann Plum McEntire. He was united in marriage to Glenda Ann Pike. He was a handyman by trade. Donnie enjoyed mowing, being outside, riding around on country roads and listening to country music. He had a love for antique cars and trucks. Above all, he loved his family and he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother-in-law, cousin and friend.
Survivors are wife: Glenda Ann McEntire of Mena, Arkansas
Son: Gene McEntire
Daughters: Sherry Boling and Christle James
Grandchildren: Ricky James, Feather James, Christopher Starr, Brittany Boling, Jesse Boling, Lautashia Brumback, Jaylen Sanders, Jarren Sanders, and Aspen Sanders
Brother-in-law: Jerry Stratton
Sisters-in-law: Barbara Brannon and Donna Stratton
Cousins: Thema Jean, Rose Ann, Betty Jo, Sue Bottoms, Shelby, Bobby Hatton, Tony and Michele Pike, Ernie and Jennifer Cunningham, and Vickie Sanders.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold Gene and Dolly Ann Plum McEntire.
Graveside service will be Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Lamb Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas with interment follwoing. Services under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Visitation will be general.
Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Pike, Ernie Cunningham, Gene McEntire, Jerry Stratton, Michael James, Bobby Hatton, Eugene Frost, and Jimmie Boling.
9-16-18 3:46 p.m. kawx.org