Joe Winfield McQueen

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Mr. Joe Winfield McQueen, 66, died Friday, April 22, 1011, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Tyronza, he was a lifelong resident of Blytheville. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in both the Korean War and in Vietnam. He was of the Baptist faith.

Mr. McQueen was retired from ACCO Industries. His hobbies were fishing and watching westerns: The Lone Ranger, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Knight Rider and the Dukes of Hazzard.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Joe Winfield and Martha Jane Collins McQueen; three brothers, Jessie McQueen, Herbert Ellison and Bud Ellison; one sister, Flora Ellison; and two wives, Betty McQueen and Carol McQueen.

He leaves one son, Joe W. McQueen Jr. (and Carla) of Manila;

Two daughters, Terisa McQueen of SouthHaven, Mich., and Patricia McQueen of Mena;

Twelve grandchildren;

One niece, Lillie Moyer of Manila; and

The mother of his children, Eula McQueen.

Funeral services will be in Carney Funeral Home Chapel at 10 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Ferrel Duffel and the Rev. Jared Russell officiating.

Visitation will be rom 5-8 p.m. today at Carney Funeral Home.

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