Paul Middleton

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Paul Middleton, 92 of Jonesboro, formerly of Leachville, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009, at his home. Born near Hornersville, Mo., he was the son of the late James Garland and Mary Emily Pierce Middleton and was a longtime Leachville area resident before making his home in Jonesboro 15 years ago. He was a retired farmer and shop manager for Baker Truck and Implement of Arbyrd.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Frank Middleton, Thomas Middleton, James Middleton and Leroy Middleton.

Survivors include a son, Jim Paul Middleton of Blytheville; a daughter, Jackie Weeks of Jonesboro; a grandson, Nicholas Weeks of Jonesboro; and two granddaughters, Dr. Jennifer Middleton and Jessica Kurylo, J.D., both of Little Rock.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. today (Tuesday) in the Leachville Cemetery with Howard Funeral Service of Leachville in charge of arrangements. The family received visitors Monday evening at the funeral home.

The family has requested memorials be made to the American Heart Association.

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