Mr. Jerald Franklin Sizemore, 84, of Leachville died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center in Monette. Born at Leachville, Ark., he was the son of the late Ben Franklin and Rosa Lee Perry Sizemore and had been a lifelong Leachville resident. He was a 1945 graduate of Leachville High School, a U.S. Army Veteran and later attended Arkansas State College where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. He was a retired farmer and land owner in Mississippi County.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, J.S. Sizemore, John W. Sizemore and an infant sister.
He is survived by a niece, Johinta Kummer and her husband Bill of Bradford, Ark.; a great-niece, Jodie Kummer Robinson of Forrest City, Ark.; a great-nephew, Benjamin Kummer of Bradford, Ark.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at the Leachville Cemetery with Rev. Mark Wheeler officiating. Burial is under the direction of Howard Funeral Service. The family will receive visitors Friday morning from 11 a.m. until service time. To sign the online guest register log on to www.howardfuneralservice.com.