Joe Dewayne Bracken

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Joe Dewayne Bracken, 67, of Rector, Ark., passed from this life on Tuesday October 18, 2016, in Rector. He was born on November 26, 1948, in Rector, to Olla Frances (Hardin) Bracken and the late Merle Bracken. Joe served his country in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War.

Joe is survived by one sister, Shirley Edgeller of West Plains, Mo.; best friends, Jan and Kendra Roddy; their children, Jackson and Kaden, all of Monette along with several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday Oct. 21, in the Woodland Heights Cemetery of Rector. No visitation will be held

Arrangements are under the direction of Irby Funeral Home of Rector.

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