Billy Ray Booker

Billy Ray Booker, 59, of Monticello, passed away on December 28, 2018 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

He was a business owner and a member of Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church. His passion was bass fishing. He loved to fish and made bass baits as a hobby. He lived life on the edge and was challenged by trying things no one else would attempt.

Mr. Booker was born March 25, 1959 in Little Rock, to the late Sammy Edward Booker and Cinderella Parnell Booker.

Survivors include his wife, Anita Forrest Booker of Monticello; four children, Donna Norris, Scott Booker, Keith Booker and Craig Booker all of Monticello; one brother, Larry Booker of Monticello; one sister, Tresea Smith of Monticello; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 30 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, December 31, at 11 a.m. the funeral home. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery.