Donald Causey

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Donald Causey

Donald Causey, 86, of Walnut Ridge, Ark., passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at his residence. He was born July 24, 1932, in Pollard, Ark., to Homer and Dora (McKenney) Causey. On Nov. 5, 2016, he married Margie White in Pollard. Don was co-owner of the Otasco store from 1966 to 1982 and was a carpenter. He was a deacon at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife and fishing partner, Twila, of 63 years; step son, Eddie White; and brother, Gaylon Causey.

He is survived by his second wife, Margie (White) Causey of Walnut Ridge, formerly of Piggott; four sons, Michael Causey (Patty) of Jonesboro, Keith Causey (Cheryl) of Yukon, Okla., Dallas Causey (Dianne) of Pottsville, and Wayne Causey of Walnut Ridge; two daughters, Theresa Hooper (James) of Walnut Ridge and Rena Cullum (Billy) of Hoxie; one step-son, Randall D. White (Lisa) of Rosco, Ill., one step-daughter, Penny Shewmon (Jeff) of Sterling, Ill.; brothers, Bob Causey, Ira Causey, Delmar Causey, Jerry Causey, all of Piggott; sisters, Thelma Johnson of Piggott, Mary Kay Johnson of Festus, Mo., and Martha Thompson of Rector; grandchildren, Wesley Oglesby (Amber), Mandy Sanchez, Alison Oglesby, Jamie Causey, Drew Causey, Cassandra Benson (David, Jr.), Bradley Causey (Christian), Esther Causey, Michael Cullum, Sarah Cullum, and Trent Beard; 17 great-grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren and 10 step great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge. The funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church. Bro. John Durham and Blake Jamison will officiate. Interment will follow in Lawrence Memorial Park under the direction of Cox Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge.

His grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

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