Leona Cocoquille Estell Wagner Poplin, 93, of Crossett, passed away on June 5, 2016.
She was a native and resident of Monticello until the Great Depression when she, her parents, and her brothers moved to Dumas. She was also a former resident of McGehee and was a resident of Crossett for the past 19 years.
Mr. Poplin was a homemaker and she and her husband owned Poplin’s Mobile Home Park on 5th Street in McGehee for 40 years. Her enjoyed attending church at the First Assembly of God churches in McGehee and Crossett, being a Gideon and doing the Lord’s work, walking, and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, J.T. Poplin; a son, Calvin Lewis Poplin; her parents, Joseph and Ella Rector Wagner; four brothers, William, Joe Jr., Sidney and Cecil Wagner; and a son-in-law, Billy Allison.
She is survived by her children, G. Evelyn Hammond and husband, Terry, of Elsberry, Missouri, Jerry O. Poplin and wife, Martha, of Cabot, B. Gail Burchfield and husband, Buddy, and Theresa D. Allison all of Crossett; 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on June 6 at 2 p.m. at Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg with Rev. Toby Austin officiating. Burial will be at the McGehee Cemetery. To close this chapter of her life, she requested that her grandsons, Bill Allison, Brad Burchfield, Kevin Poplin, Chris Poplin, Bryan Allen, River Johnson and Bryson Allen take her to her resting place.
Memorials may be made to:
201 Markham Center Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205
PO Box 83
Crossett, AR 71635