Jessie Cason Stein, 94, of Hamburg, died on September 10, 2017 at her residence.
Mrs. Stein was a native of Lena, Louisiana and former resident of Portland, Arkansas and Dallas, Texas.
She was a homemaker, retired private duty nurse and a member of the Southside Baptist Church. In her spare time, she loved to paint and sew.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Earl “Whitey” Stein in 2016 and James Randall Cason in 1975; a son, James A. Cason; a daughter, Shirlie Cason Fredrick; a grandson, Wade Sibley; a great-grandson, Kye Wells; a stepson, Charles “Chuck” Stein; a son-in-law, Jesse D. McCrory; her parents, John David and Jessie Davis Porter and four brothers and three sisters.
She is survived by four daughters, Inez Sibley and husband, Eddie L., of Eudora, Margaret McCrory, Christine Roberts and husband, Raymond, and Fay White and husband, Phillip, all of Hamburg; two sons, Ray Cason and wife, Nancy Jane, of Indian Mound, Tennessee and John Cason of Eudora; a stepson, Mark Stein of Garland, Texas; a sister, Carlie Vatroano of California; a special sister-in-law, Ruth Stein of Latrobe, Pennsylvania; 22 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 14, at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jerry Grant and Bro. Mark Harris officiating. Burial will be at the Flat Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers are Casey Sibley, Cliff Wells, Scotty Roberts, James Allen Roberts, Eli Roberts, Randall Cason, Winston Sibley and Mark Cason.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home
Memorials may be made to Ashley County Cares, PO Box 366, Hamburg, AR 71646.