November 24 1927 October 15 2019
Irene Martin Head, passed away Tuesday morning, October 15, 2019 at Unity Hospital Hospice. Irene was born on November 24, 1927 in Roosevelt, Arkansas to William Henry Martin and Minnie B. Martin. She is preceded in death by her parents, one sister Arzella Roberson, three brothers Henry C “Buzzy” Martin, Ernest Martin, and Zedd Martin. She was married to W.B. “Sonny” Head on March 30, 1948, who also preceded her in death. Irene is survived by her only child Donna Turner and son-in-law Wade, one granddaughter Kelley Brockinton and grand-son-in-law Adam of Sherwood, great grandchildren Carson Wade Jefford, Reagan Brockinton, one sister-in-law Pat Martin, two nieces, four nephews, along with a host of other family and friends. She loved her family and counted them as her greatest blessings. Irene was a long-time member of Crosby Baptist Church. One of her gifts was her ability as a caregiver. She was an LPN and worked for Byrd Haven Nursing Home for many years. She had a special way with the sick and elderly and was devoted to the residents of Byrd Haven. She also cared for her husband through many years of illness and her mother-in-law, Irene Brooks Head. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Powell Funeral Home Of Searcy. Funeral service will be Thursday October 17, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home chapel with visitation one hour prior to service at 1:00 P.M. Interment will follow at Union Grove Cemetery in Pleasant Plains Arkansas. www.powellfuneralhome.net To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Irene Martin Head please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Irene Martin Head November 24 1927 October 15 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Bald Knob, state: Arkansas