Kathryn Dean

Kathryn Dean

Kathryn Marie Jones Dean, 82, of Crossett, passed away on December 30, 2013 at Stonegate Villa Health and Rehabilitation.

Mrs. Dean was a member of Community of Christ and liked to sing gospel music.

She was born on July 14, 1931 in Huttig, and was the daughter of the late Marion Ezra and Mollie Catherine Vestal Jones.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, George, James and Vestal; three sisters, Davey, Merle and Frances; a son-in-law, Jerry Pennington; a great-granddaughter, Reagan Richardson, and her husband of 59 years, James Dean.

Survivors include one son, Clovis Dean of Crossett; four daughters, Donna Pennington of Qunicy, Ill., Debra Lochala and Lisa Gulledge (Curtis), both of Crossett, Rhonda Barnes (Andy) of Hamburg; one brother, Marion Ezra Jones, Jr. (Nellie) of Nederland, Tex.; one sister, June Johnson of Crossett; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., January 2, at Jones Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ellis Lewis and Bro. Robert Freeman officiating. Interment will follow at Pinewood Memorial Park under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett.

Visitation will be held January 1 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Active pallbearers will be Ceth Pennington, Jesse Gulledge, Brad Dean, Matt Gulledge, Rusty Gulledge, and Joel Gulledge.

Memorials may be made to Community of Christ Local Outreach, C/O Nancy Thompson, 1101 Ashley 6 E, Crossett, AR 71635.