Sanford (Sam) Leon Hinkle, son of the late Emmett and Dollie (Cato) Hinkle, died Friday, April 6, 2007, at the age of 79.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Eddie Hinkle; and a brother, Laymon Hinkle.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Hinkle of the home; three daughters, Sandra Ragle and Barbara Barnes, both of Sulpher Rock, and Rhonda Dean of Pocahontas; two stepsons, Terry Miller of Monette and Scott Miller of Searcy; a stepdaughter, Vicky Miller of Trumann; six sisters, Lois Darling, Marilyn Tyler and Louise Wicker, all of Pocahontas, Lawana Dewitt of Anchorage, Alaska, Jeannie Eagan of Little Rock and Delnora Jones of Hardy; seven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Sam Ragle, Aaron Ragle, Adam Ragle, Caleb Dean, Noah Dean and T.J. Miller.
The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Lowell Woolbright and Terry Miller officiating. Military Honors by Prombergerer Traw Post 4556.
Burial was in the New Home Cemetery at Gatewood, Mo.