Jimmie L. Stretch, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 30, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital, in Salem, Ark. He was born in Delhi, La., the son of George and Susan Spray Staretch. Jimmie and his family have lived happily here for the last 17 years.
He was a member of the Baptist Temple in Alexandria, La.
He is survived by: his wife, Billye Stretch of the home; one son, Jerry and Cheryl Stretch of Brenham, Texas; two daughters, Patricia and Phil Jones of Cherokee Village and Terri and Andrew Thoms of St. Charles, Mo.; two brothers, Tommie Stretch of Minden La., and George Stretch of Cherokee Village; three sisters, Mertha (Dubby) Barnett of La Feria, Texas, Dorrean Davis of San Antonio, Texas and Hattie Johnson of Wirth; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; three brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services were held June 1 at the Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland. Burial followed on June 2 at the Century's Memorial Cemetery in Shreveport, La.
Arrangements were under the direction of Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland.