Ruth Irene McEntire

Ruth Irene McEntire, 96, of Star City passed away on March 18, 2018 at her home.

Mrs. McEntire was born in Lincoln County, August 30, 1921, to the late John and Rachel Smith Blasengame. She loved doing arts and crafts with children and helping people as she worked as a sitter. Most important to her and her family is that she was a Christian.

She was preceded in death by her husband J.T. McEntire; infant son, Joseph J. McEntire; five brothers, J.D. Blasengame, Wade Blasengame, Alfred Owen, Sim Owen, and Jake Owen; three sisters, Mary Blasengame, Nezzie Owen, Roberta Drake; and a granddaughter, Crystal Michele Mctigrit.

Survivors include one daughter, Robbie Mae Hoyt of Star City; a son, David Lynn McEntire and wife Louise of Little Rock; three grandchildren, Vanessa Hoyt Mctigrit, Tracy Hoyt, and Scott McEntire, many great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 23, at Griffin Funeral Service from noon until 2 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Service with Bro. Micheal Brochert officiating. Burial will be at Heflin Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 21022 Hwy 11 Star City, AR 71667 or Yorktown First Baptist Church, 13382 Highway 425 Star City, AR 71667.