Johnny Ray Barnum, Sr.

Monday, October 1, 2018
Johnny Ray Barnum, Sr.

Johnny Ray Barnum, Sr., 68, of Paragould, Ark., passed away Sunday, September 30, 2018, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Johnny was a farmer who loved to hunt, fish, anything outdoors and especially hunting Indian rocks. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Viet Nam War, attended Stanford Baptist Church and was the son of the late John Cleo and Wanda Barnum. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Brian Barnum and Tracey Barnum.

Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Barnum of the home; two sons, Johnny Ray Barnum, Jr. of Paragould and Gregory Barnum of Muskegon, Mich.; brother, Willard Barnum of Corning, Ark.; sisters, Lana King, Claudia St. John, and Carolyn Johnson, all of Corning; grandchildren, Richard, Adam, Carson, Casey, Cody, Emily and Isaac Barnum; great-grandchildren, Adeline and Nicholas Barnum

Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, at Stanford Baptist Church. The service will follow the visitation with Revs. Marion and Nathan Gramling officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery at Walcott.

Pallbearers are Richard Barnum, Jay Clark, Timothy Lawrence, Kerry Joe Felty, John Allen Felty and Derek Austin.

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