Laura Frances Helms Lamkin, 74, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at her residence. Born at Paragould, she lived most of her life in Jonesboro. She was a retired nurse's aide for Rosehaven Retirement Home and a member of Strawfloor Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Rita Shaw and Lisa Ann Treece, both of Jonesboro; a son, Larry Coleman of Lake City; three sisters, Mary Alice Freezor, Lenora M. Lewis and Eva Jane Coffey, all of Jonesboro; 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Cora Davis Slatton; three brothers; and three sisters.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Strawfloor Cemetery with Rev. Mark Sadler officiating.
The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial may be made to Strawfloor Baptist Church, 1102 Strawfloor Drive, Jonesboro 72401.