Mary Ellen Pinkston

Mary Ellen Reaves Pinkston, of Crossett passed away on April 9, 2022 at Stonegate Nursing and Rehabilitation in Crossett.

She was born on March 19, 1933 in Warren to Preston and Elsie Reaves.

Mary Ellen was a graduate of Warren High School and Arkansas A&M College. She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Warren.

In 1954, she married W.T. Pinkston and moved to Crossett where she taught school for 33 years in the Crossett School District.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, W.T. Pinkston and sister, Julia Garison.

Mary Ellen is survived by her son, William “Marty” Pinkston and wife, Celeste of Crossett and one granddaughter, Haley Pinkston of Hilton Head, South Carolina.

The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Ben Walsh and to the staff at Stonegate for their compassion and care for Mary Ellen where she resided for the last nine years.

Graveside services will be held in Oakland Cemetery in Warren at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, under the direction of Jones Funeral Home. James Buddy Dean will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you contribute to the charity of your choice.