Mr. Lester R. Passmore, Jr., died Monday, March 21, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. Mr. Passmore was born Aug. 7, 1946 in Jonesboro, Ark., to the late Lester R. Passmore, Sr. and Floy Sowell Passmore. Mr. Passmore was of the Baptist faith, an avid fisherman, retired from Hytrol after 33 years, and treasured his time with his family and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Shirley Holden Passmore of Bono; two sons, Randy Passmore and Stacy Passmore both of Bono; a daughter, Cindy Anderson of Bono; three brothers, Bobby Passmore of Bono, Jim Passmore of Hoxie, and Donald Passmore of Jonesboro; two sisters, Madge Scalf of Paragould and Edna Holder of Bono; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.
Mr. Passmore was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Martie Allen.
Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at the Trinity Cemetery in Bono with the Rev. Roger Brand officiating. Faith Funeral Service of Manila is in charge of arrangements.