Gary Wesley Holden

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Gary Wesley Holden, 67, of Leachville, passed from this life Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born in Lepanto, he was the son of the late John Wesley and Ruth Manes Holden and had been a Leachville resident for most of his life. Gary had worked for the former Redbook Floral Directory and Advance Printing Co. of Leachville and later retired from American Greetings in Osceola. He was an avid fisherman and was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Brittany Dawson.

Survivors include his son, Gary Wesley "Wes" Holden, Jr. of Monette; three daughters, Deborah Houseman of Bay, Jennifer Middleton of Monette and Beth Pitts and husband Bobby of Monette; his brother, David Holden of Leachville; his sister, Jean Williams of Blytheville. He also leaves his longtime best friend Robbie Askue of Monette and seven grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at the Howard Funeral Service and Cremation Chapel in Leachville. No additional services are scheduled.

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