Jimmie Wade Dewberry was born March 27, 1929 in Oark, Arkansas. He was the son of the late Elmer and Floy Vaught Dewberry. He died Monday, May 14, 2012 at Little Rock, Arkansas, at the age of 83. He was a retired Instructor and Assistant Administrator at Arkansas Valley Vo-Tech at Ozark, Arkansas. He is preceded in death by his brother, Joe Elmer Dewberry.
He leaves behind his wife of 62 years, Doris Evans Dewberry; two daughters, Kathryn Dewberry Purdom of Springdale, Arkansas residing in Trinidad, West Indies and Janice Dewberry of Cabot, Arkansas; eight grandchildren, Wade Purdom, Emily Purdom, Lydia Purdom, Anna Purdom, Nathan Purdom, Naomi Purdom, Miles Purdom and Silas Purdom; one great-grandchild, Isaiah Purdom; numerous other family members and friends.
Open Visitation, Roller-Cox Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 18, 2012, Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by family members and friends. Burial will be in the Yale Cemetery, Yale, Arkansas.
Pallbearers will be Nathan Purdom, Miles Purdom, Joe Million, Dwain Langdon, Dwight Stepp, Rob Toups. Honorary Pallbearers will be Melvin Kimbrill and Tommy Warren.
Roller-Cox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.