Denisa Alice Poole Shipley

Friday, January 26, 2018
Denisa Alice Poole Shipley

Denisa Alice Poole Shipley, 50, of Piggott, Ark., passed from this life and entered heaven on January, 24, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Denisa was born May 19, 1967, in Piggott, to Max and Billie Sue Poole. She was cheerleader and a beauty queen in her high school years. She worked as a cosmetologist for many years before becoming a paramedic. Denisa loved working as a paramedic on the ambulance for over 20 years. She also loved the outdoors, animals, hunting and the river and her personality was larger than life. Denisa adored her children and loved her family more than anything. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Denisa was saved and baptized at the St. Francis Baptist Church when she was a teenager.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Dr. Wylie E. Turner, Jr., Ralph and Dolly Poole, Gaye Smart, and Rocky and Alice Hefner; her uncle, Dean Poole; and her aunt, Alice Cole.

She is survived by her parents, Max and Billie Sue Poole; one son, Beau Alex Wicker and fiancÚ Tarryn Tracy; her daughter, Brooke Alice Shipley; sister, Candice Holcomb; two nieces, Hollie and Tessa Holcomb; one nephew, Colton Poole and wife Hannah; and special Grand Di, Diane Cluck.

Visitation will be held beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27, in the Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home Chapel, in Piggott. Funeral services will follow at 12 noon, with Kevin Murray officiating. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements.

Burial will be held at a later date at Gravel Hill Cemetery, located near St. Francis, Ark.