Michael Berlyss Holifield

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Michael Berlyss Holifield

Michael Berlyss Holifield, 62, of Jonesboro, Ark., passed from this life Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at St. Bernardís Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born to the late Berlyss and Imogene Holifield on January 8, 1956, in Jonesboro.

Michael has resided in Jonesboro since 2007 after spending a vast majority of his life in Searcy and a brief time in Piggott. While living in Jonesboro, Michael was a faithful member of the Awaken Church and was a huge supporter of Upper Crust Pizza Company.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Berlyss and Imogene Holifield.

Michael is survived by his wife of 36 years, Pasty; his son, Chad (Stephanie) Holifield of Jonesboro; two daughters, Jacqueline (Joseph) Jones of Jonesboro and Heather Holifield of Little Rock; a sister, Anita Gore of Wappapello, Mo.; his grandchildren, Hannah Headlee, Hayden Headlee, Tyler Holifield, Chloe Jones and Samuel Jones; and his sweet Jesse.

A visitation will be held from 12 noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at Emerson Funeral Home, Jonesboro. A funeral service will follow the the visitation at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Chad Gonzales officiating.

Burial will be private.

Following the services, family and friends are welcome to gather at Upper Crust Pizza Company at 3120 Shelby Drive in Jonesboro.

In lieu of flowers please consider donations to Awaken Church or CASA.

Online Registry: www.emersonfuneralhome.com