Jewel Dean Milan, 78, of Kennett, died Sunday, July 29, 2012, at her home.
Born March 9, 1934, in Tupelo, Miss., she was the daughter of the late James Willis and Catherine Samantha Holmes.
Mrs. Milan was of the Pentecostal faith and enjoyed gardening and canning.
She is survived by two sons, Warren Edward Milan and Marlon Dean Milan; two daughters, Kathy Faye Lancaster Southard and Carolyn Sue Lancaster Abshire, and one brother, Ernest Holmes. Mrs. Milan also leaves eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and a host of other family and friends.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Milan was preceded in death by her husband, Arlon Davis; four sons, Harold Gene Lancaster, Robert Harold, Lancaster, Carl Wayne Milan, and James David Milan; four sisters, Martha Clark, Rosie Mehery, Bertie Avery, Lucile Holmes, and one brother, Charles Holmes.
The family has requested private services and disposition under the direction of Faith Funeral Service of Manila, Ark.