Amanda Emelia Umsted, 88, of Paragould died Thursday, April 10, 2003, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. Born in Albee, S.D., she had worked as a sales clerk at Belks until her retirement in 1980. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Paragould.
Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Lee Hughes of Jonesboro and Carolyn Teeter of Little Rock; and four grandchildren, Matthew Teeter and Ellen Teeter, both of Little Rock, Amy Lambert of Leachville and Marka Hughes of Jonesboro.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leland Bowell "Bos" Umsted, two brothers and three sisters.
The funeral was held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Heath Funeral Home Colonial Chapel with Rev. David Moseley officiating. Burial was at Greene County Memorial Gardens.
The family requests that anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the First United Methodist Church.