Lee Langston - Jonesboro

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Lee Langston, 69, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2005, near Harrisburg. Born at Sulphur Rock, he moved to Caraway in 1946 and then to Jonesboro in 1980. He owned and operated Langston Auto Salvage in Jonesboro for several years. He also drove a truck for Arkansas Glass Co. for several years.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Decker Langston of the home; two sons, Robert Langston of Tennessee and David Decker of Jonesboro; five daughters, Brenda McFarllen of Texas, Karen West and Phyllis Houdley, both of Watersmeet, Mich., Connie Decker of Jonesboro and Ola Britt of Walnut Ridge; five brothers, George Langston and Herman Langston, both of Paragould, Lester Oneal Langston of Augusta, Homer Langston of Kentucky, and Tom Langston of Coloma, Mich.; a sisters, Imogene Wells of Florida; 13 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George Franklin and Emily Ethel Roberts Langston.

The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Emerson Funeral Home in Jonesboro with Rev. Eugene Bogard officiating. Burial was in Jonesboro Memorial Park with Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro in charge of arrangements.

Active pallbearers will be Lester Langston, Ronnie Hill, Sammy McGee, Tommy Son, Rick Raines and Alan Stebbins.

Honorary pallbearers were James Bishop and Mark Rainey.