Helen Melissa Steward Eubanks, 83, of Bono, passed away on Monday, March 17, 2014 at her daughter’s home. She was born September 26, 1930 in Holly Grove to the late John and Ruth Simons Manning. Helen was a truck dispatcher and of the Baptist belief. She loved to fish and drink beer.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Eubanks; a son, Phillip Steward; and two sisters, Maxine Bernard and Lorene Hare.
Survivors include three sons, Albert (Frances) Steward, Jr., of Andrews, TX, Chuck Eubanks and Anthony Eubanks both of Little Rock; a daughter, Judy Tate of Bono; four grandchildren, Melissa (Jeremy) Donnelly, Amanda (Jackie) Coffman, Laura (Terry) Sullivan and Shawn Smith; four great grandchildren, Zach Jones, Katie Donnelly, Deidre (Alex) Lowery and Trey Sullivan; two great-great grandchildren, Sharayah Smith and Bryant Smith; and a brother, Roy (Roxanne) Manning of West Helena.
Graveside services will be 1 pm Thursday at Sunset Memorial Gardens in West Helena with John Freeman officiating.
No visitation is planned.
Lasting memorials can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Jonesboro.