LASLEY, RAYBURN JOHN - Faulkner County, Arkansas | RAYBURN JOHN LASLEY - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Rayburn John LASLEY

Marcus Hill Cemetery
Faulkner County,
Arkansas

October 22, 1919 - February 12, 2011

Rayburn John “Poppie” Lasley, 91, of Mt. Vernon died February 12, 2011. He was born October 22, 1919, in Enola, Arkansas, to the late Carl and Nora Lasley. Rayburn was a farmer and a cattleman most of his life. He proudly served in the Navy during World War II on the US LST 908. He managed several western wear stores in Texas. At retirement they moved back to Mt. Vernon where he worked for the Mt. Vernon/Enola Water department. Rayburn taught his grandchildren how to bale hay, see after the cattle and many “handy man” techniques. He enjoyed playing with his grandchildren, great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Rayburn is survived by his wife of 66 years, Athelene (White) Lasley; daughter, Pam Carter; son, William Quinten Lasley (Janiece); brothers, Cecil (Nita), Elwin and Frances ; sisters, Marcelle Harlan and Martha Sue Farmer (Verlon); grandchildren, Julie Cunningham (Kevin) of Humble, TX, Chad Rhoden (Rebecca) of Waco, TX, Brian Lasley, Jeremy Lasley, both of Odessa, TX and Jeffery Lasley,of Enola; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Thursday, February 17, 2011, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home, in Conway. Services will be 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 18,at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home. Internment following in Marcus Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made the Alzheimer's Foundation.

Contributed on 6/4/11 by hawkinsdonna
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Submitted: 6/4/11 • Approved: 6/4/11 • Last Updated: 8/6/12 • R538435-G0-S3

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