of Leslie, AR
July 18, 1935 - February 21, 2021
Maurdiece Massey Passmore, age 85, of Leslie, Arkansas passed from this life Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Baptist Hospital in Conway, Arkansas. She was born in Campbell, Arkansas on July 18, 1935 to Dewey and Ada (Morrison) Massey. Maurdiece married her high school sweetheart, Dykes Daniel Passmore on January 17, 1955 and they were blessed with two children. Maurdiece loved children and spent many years at Leslie Headstart where she got to love every child like it was her own. After she retired, she was blessed to do the best job of all and be "Nan" to her grandchildren. Her best days were spent playing cards with her family, watching her "stories", or simply catching up with old friends. Maurdiece gave her life to the Lord at a young age and was a member of the Leslie First Baptist Church. Maurdiece was preceded in death by her parents, Dewey and Ada Massey; one grandson, Benjamin Roy Passmore; and her siblings, Dewey Massey, Willie Lee Massey, Ernestine Carmody, Irene LeMarr, and Marcella Clark. Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Daniel Passmore of Leslie; daughter, Danna (Donnie) Collins of Dennard; son, Wendel (Valorie) Passmore of Marshall; six grandchildren, Jeanie (Heath) Horton, Eric (April) Collins, Sarah (Clint) Vernon, Justin (Erika) Passmore, Austin (Melissa) Passmore, and Victoria (Jonathon) Prout; ten great-grandchildren, Clay Bailey Horton, Kelley Daniel Collins, Augustus Brent Horton, Kennalea Elizabeth Collins, Kyle Ashton Vernon, Kinsey Elizabeth Vernon, Bristol Nicole Passmore, Kacelyn Grace Vernon, Daniel Eugene Passmore, and Luke Massey Prout (due in June); and many other extended family who will mourn her passing. Graveside services for Maurdiece will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 at Elberta Cemetery near Leslie, Arkansas with Bro. Chris Reade and Bro. Donnie Collins officiating.Pallbearers will be Eric Collins, Justin Passmore, Austin Passmore, Heath Horton, Clint Vernon, and Jonathon Prout. Honorary pallbearers will be Clay Horton, Kelley Collins, Gus Horton, Kyle Vernon, and Daniel E. Passmore.
So saddened by the loss of a neighbor and friend. Loved spending time with her and Daniel when we came to buy eggs. She was such a jolly lady and will be missed. God's blessings on the family.
I loved Maurdiece. I have known her all my life and she was always very sweet. She was a role model for her community and a sweet friend to all. She will be missed. I'm praying for each of you.
Our deepest sympathy
She always had a smile and that always made a smile come to my face when I seen her. Very special lady. Prayers for all the family .
We are so sorry for your loss and send our love and prayers. Aunt Maurdiece had such a kind heart and her smile and laugh could always warm your heart. We have so many happy memories growing up and visiting with her and the family. May God bless you all and wrap you in his peace and love.
It seems Maurice always had a smile on her face and a twinkle in her eye! She will be missed...
Sorry for the loss of a fine lady.
I am so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of her and Daniel. May God bless and comfort all.
Dana I know you will miss her so much. Sending you love and hugs and our prayers for comfort. Much love to all of you.Don and Dawn Bush
What a sweet person she was! I have good memories of her. Pray for peace and comfort during this time and the days ahead.
We will miss our wonderful neighbor. Maurdiece always welcomed us with "Come on in here and have a seat". She always had a smile, no matter how she felt. We always enjoyed visiting with Maurdiece and Daniel. While the celebration is going on in heaven, peace be with all friends and family that are missing her. Sending our love, Joyce and George
Wishing you peace and comfort at this most difficult time.
So sorry to hear. Maurdiece was always such a friendly lady. We know she will be greatly missed. Prayers for the family.
I am sorry for your loss! I always enjoyed be around Aunt Maudiece with her beautiful smile!
We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort.
Many prayers for the family.❤️❤️❤️
So very sorry for your loss. I loved this sweet lady. I have been blessed by knowing her and have great memories. Prayers for you all.
Thoughts and prayers to all the family!! They are all together now the Massey sisters!!
My mother Myrtis Morrison Branscum and Maurdiece were related. I thought the world of Maurdiece. My prayers are with all if you.
May God give you peace and comfort in your time of sorry.Prayers for the family.God bless you all.
So many happy memories ❤️❤️❤️❤️ She will be missed
Such a sweet lady! I know you all will miss her so much until you see her again 🙏🏻💕
so very sorry for your loss.
We’re so sorry to hear about Maurdiece passing away. We send you all our deepest sympathy and prayers.
You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Our prayers and our love go out to the whole family. Relive the precious memories and she will never fade away. Bob & Aletha Galbraith
Uncle Daniel (Whistle Britches), Danna, Wendell and families- I am so sorry for your loss. Aunt Maurdiece was a kind soul with a big smile and she will be missed. I pray that God wraps His arms around you all and gives you His peace and strength to get through this most difficult time. I love you all ❤️
Prayers for peace and comfort to the family,she was so loved by all❤
Sorry for your loss, prayers for peace & comfort during this hard time!!
I am so sorry for your loss. Daniel and Maurice were always so very special to me and I pray God will give all of you the strength you need to get through this difficult time.
Prayers for the family .Was so sorry to hear this .
Passmore family so sorry for your loss.She was a great women Prayers
Sorry for your loss! Praying for the VM families.
Prayers of peace and comfort for your entire family.Pat
Sorry for the family’s loss. prayers
Sorry for your loss
Many prayers for comfort and peace going up for the whole family.