Marion Jewell Arkie Surber, 84, of Jonesboro, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Oct. 30, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.
He was born in Rector, Ark. He was a store manager for over 30 years, served in the Civilian Conservation Corp, during World War II and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jo Surber, who died Nov. 11, 1999.
Survivors include four daughters -- Mrs. Trina Surber Smith of Jonesboro, Charlotte Hosier of Kokomo, Ind., Martha Lee Surber of Lake City, Ark., and Mary Frances of West Memphis, Ark.; two sons -- Gary Surber of Jonesboro, and Gary Surber of Greensboro, N.C.; two brothers -- Carl Surber of Atlanta, and Lloyd Surber of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; and a sister, Eva Branch Hopkins of Paragould, Ark.
He was preceded in death by his parents -- Earnest and Ura gooch Surber; and a brother, James.
The funeral was Nov. 1 at Heath Oak Hill Chapel in Hardy, with O.C. Wright officiating.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, or Parkview Medical Center.