John Curtis Haag

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

John Curtis Haag of Trumann passed away Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at the family residence at the age of 80 years, 4 months and 3 days. He was born Sunday, Aug. 18, 1940, in Bowman and had lived most of his lifetime in the Trumann and Bay area. He was a graduate of Bay High School and a deacon of First Baptist Church in Trumann and sang in the choir. Over the years John was a supervisor at the Singer Company, an implement salesman and a truck driver. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Curtis and Syble Muse Haag.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Betty Hogan Haag of the home; three sons, John Todd Haag, Jay Neal (Anna) Haag and Tanner Wade (Kelli) Haag; one brother, George Felix (Brenda) Haag; three sisters, Shirley (Lee) Barnett, Hettie (Dean) Bradley and Brenda (Davey) Webb; five grandchildren, Andrew, Garrett, Conner, Micah and Asher.

A Celebration of Life was Dec. 30 at First Baptist Church Trumann with Reverend John Maley and Reverend Kevin Barnett officiating. Burial was private at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Jonesboro under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann. Honorary pallbearers were Davey Brett Webb, Kevin Barnett, James Barnett, Andrew Haag, Connor Haag, Garrett Haag, Cade Condra, Davey Webb, Dean Bradley, Lee Barnett, Wendell Hutchins and Quenton Fletcher.

Lasting memorials can be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 575, Trumann, AR 72472. In compliance with COVID-19 restrictions, social distancing was required along with face masks and a COVID-19 sign in sheet.

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