Joan Evelyn McCarty

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Joan Evelyn McCarty, 53, of Pollard, passed away Monday, December 31, 2007, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.

She was born September 1, 1954, in Brinkley, and was the daughter of the late Ruben and Evelyn Marie Johnson Duncan.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jessica McCarty and her brother, Charles Duncan.

She is survived by her husband George McCarty of Pollard; two children, Michael McCarty and wife Melissa of Pollard and Rebecca Wooten and husband Trey of Piggott; four grandchildren, Derrick Reynolds, Dustin McCarty, Dominic Wooten, and Trinity Wooten; two sisters, Betty McMahan of Tillamook, Oreg. and Francise Holmes of Ben, Oreg; five brothers, Jessie Duncan of Little Rock, Billy Joe Duncan of Benton, Michael Duncan of Salem, Oreg., Larry Duncan of Ft. Myers, Fla., and Paul Duncan of Immokalee, Fla.; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, in the Hoggard & Sons Chapel with Tim McCluskey officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Pollard. Pallbearers were Gary Fields, Derrick Reynolds, Allen Parker, John Glass, Wil Whaley, Seth Glass, Kenny Smith, Trey Wooten, and Lee Kersey. Hoggard & Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, was in charge of the arrangements