Radene Minyard

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Radene Minyard, 60, of Dell, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Nov. 19, 1946, in Long Beach, Calif., the daughter of Harold James and Eula Elizabeth Jones Minyard, she was a retired body shop manager for Blytheville Ford and had worked for NASA for 20 years as a software engineer.

Her mother preceded her in death.

She is survived by her father and stepmother, Harold J. and Ruby Minyard of Dell; her children, Stephanie Rae Patterson of Manila and Edward J. Lelake of Salt Lake City, Utah; two sisters, Joanne Jones of Ontario, Calif., and Jackie Cook and husband, John, of Fresno, Calif.; aunt, Christine Jackson of Dell; and three grandchildren.

The funeral was conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel in Blytheville with Rev. Phillip Brown officiating. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery.

Condolences may be e-mailed to cobbfuneralhome@sbcglobal.net.