Joannie Pearl May, 55, of Manila died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003 at her home. She was a certified nursing assistant for Manila Nursing Center in Manila. She was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her husband, Dewayne May of Manila; three sons, Jerry May of Milligan Ridge, James May and Gerald May, of Manila; three daughters, Dorothy May, Melinda Chamness, and Kristal Hurt, all of Manila; two sisters, Loretta Bogard and Lula Mae Jackson, of Trumann; three brothers, Tommy Johnson, Sidney "Jim" Johnson, and Johnny Johnson , of Osceola; 10 grandchildren.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola with Brother Gregg Stull officiating. Burial was in the Manila Cemetery under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home of Osceola.
Family and friends served as pallbearers.