Gerald Lee Dean, 76, of McGehee, passed away on March 16, 2018.

He was born in Horatio on October 24, 1941 to the late George Henry and Arvia Hooks Dean. He earned his master’s degree in Entomology at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and worked as a crop consultant.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by six siblings and his grandson.

Survivors include his wife of fifty years, Cynthia Chandler Dean; sons and their wives, Don and Angie Dean of Madison, Mississippi and Warren and Debra Dean of Monticello; a sister, six grandchildren and six-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 24, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee. Burial of cremains will be at a later date.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 467, McGehee, AR 71654 or the Claude E. Jaynes American Legion Post # 77, 108 North First Street, McGehee, AR, 71654.


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