of Jonesboro, AR
February 16, 1951 - January 10, 2021
Mickey Bray, 69, of Jonesboro, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021, at his home. He was born February 16, 1951, to the late Mutt and Thelma (Barnum) Bray in Caraway. Mickey was a member of the Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church where he enjoyed managing the choir as director and song leader. He worked at FMC and at Arkansas State University in student affairs. In his free time, Mickey enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, and tinkering with antique cars.Mickey was preceded in death by his parents, Mutt and Thelma; his wife, Donna Bray; son, Greg Watkins; and sisters, Linda Houchin and Shirley Mooney.Left to cherish his memory are daughters, Suzanne Michelle Mandrell, Stacy Michelle Johnson and spouse, Mitch, and Cheryl Renae Shirley and spouse, Wayne; grandchildren, Severiano ''Brock'' Acebo and spouse, Madison, Adam Shirley and spouse, Mary, and Alex Shirley; and great grandchildren, Lylie and Isabella Shirley.Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Jonesboro is serving the family and all services will be private. Serving as pallbearers will be Wayne Shirley, Adam Shirley, Alex Shirley, Brock Acebo, and Mitch Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Willie Paul Mooney and the men of Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Mickey's honor. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/Jonesboro
I was so sorry about Mickey’s passing. He was a wonderful person. As we walk thru life we often meet someone who really touches your heart and M ickey was one of those people. I loved him dearly and the world has lost a bright light but heaven has gained a new star. RIP my friend and may your family always remember you with a smile
We are so sorry to hear of Mickey’s passing. My son and daughter-in-law lived next door to him up until May of last year. He was so kind to them and even mowed their yard a few times. My husband Keith enjoyed visiting with him and taking cars. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.
Mickey was our neighbor for a few years, he was always willing to help us and made us feel so welcome. He would even mow our yard in the summers, and make us cheese balls at Christmas. I’m so sorry for your loss.
I'm so sorry Susan for your loss I love you sweetheart I always will you are always been my childhood friend and I always remember your grandma and your dad and your mom so my condolences to you and your family.
We went to school together and cherished his friendship.We are saddened to hear this.Our sincere sympathy to all.Jerry and Gundel
You will be missed very much by the crew of Hilltop and from the Kum&Go on hey 18
I am so sorry for all of you. I know he will be missed. He Donna and Greg are in great company now. Try to remember all the fun times and laughs .
I’m so sorry about Mickey passing. He was a longtime friend. I loved watching him and sister , Linda Mc two step. I loved how happy he made Donna. My love and prayers to the family. Love , Dutch
I went to school with him and worked. With him at FMC. He. Was a good man and enjoyed working with him. Our prayers are with you.
SYACY, CONDOLENCES ON THE LOSS OF YOUR STEP-DAD.DIDN’T KNOW HE WAS ILL.🙏🙏🙏 🤦♀️LOVE,MARTHA
Such a dedicated man. Always smiling and helpful. Heaven gained a wonderful soul. Fly High
I was so sorry to the news. Mickey was a great husband, Dad, and Grandpa. I know he will be missed by many, but hang on to all the wonderful memories. I know Mickey would want that!
Oh brother Mickey.. where do I even start you were always like a grandpa to me from the day you met me when I was just a little girl you’ve took me in your hands and loved me as your own my heart is truly sadden by your passing but I know your in a so much better place.. I love you dearly
I was sadden by hearing of Mickey passing. He was a loyal dedicated employee at ASU. He often stopped by my to visit. I enjoyed his visits and his great attitude! Prayers to his family!
Prayers to your family. A great man and dedicated Christian. Go sing your heart out in Heaven now. We Love you Mickey.
The time I knew Mickey he was very happy guy I know he loved his old blue car he all ways keep his house clean never was dirty he also loved his old tv shows and his Diet Coke’s. Shairlene Burton
No words can express how sorry I am for the loss of Mr Mickey.Mr Mickey was always so kind to me,my mother,kids and grandchildren. He always had a smile and nothing but kindness in his heart. I will always miss his light in this world but look forward to seeing him in Heaven.May God bless u all and continued prayers.Raina from Union Grove Baptist Church
So very sorry he will be missed dearly