Lenard Edward Penter, 74, of Bay died Feb. 1, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical center in Jonesboro.
Born March 16, 1927, in Black Oak, he was a retired farm worker.
Survivors include his wife, Lola Penter; three sons -- Weldon Virgil Penter of Trumann, Milton Emit Penter of Bay, and Rayburn Loyd Penter of Mammoth Spring; two daughters -- Nancy Ellen Justice of Ash Flat, and Ruth Jane Owens of Bay; a sister, Virginia Loise Plunk of Marked Tree; four grandchildren; and several step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Magnolia Penter; two brothers, and a sister.
The funeral was Feb. 4 at Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel in Paragould. Burial was in Pine Log Cemetery at Brookland.
Arrangements were under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home Inc. of Paragould.