OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
807 South Cherry Stree, P.O. Box 5254, Pine Bluff, AR
Emma Jean Reed Procell
Published: December 10, 2012
Emma Jean Reed Procell, 93, of Pine Bluff, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. She was born Jan. 8, 1919, in Rison, Ark., daughter of James and Katherine Woolley Reed. Mrs. Procell was reared and received her early education in Rison and Pine Bluff. She worked as a rental supervisor for Tenark. Mrs. Procell was a charter member of First Immanuel Missionary Baptist Church. She was also a member of Eastern Star, Amarance Christiana Court #3, AARP and Horizon Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Procell, whom she married May 9, 1942, in Pine Bluff; her parents; brother, James "Jim" Reed of Thorncrown Eureka Springs; and Mary Frances Green of Pine Bluff. Survivors include two sons, J.E. Procell Jr. of Nocona, Texas, and Larry Procell of Pine Bluff; sister, Zelma Hankins of Eureka Springs; four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Monday at 1 p.m., First Immanuel Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Robert Cossey officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery by Ralph Robinson & Son. Visitation was Sunday afternoon from at Robinson's. Memorials may be made to First Immanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 1500 West 73 Avenue, Pine Bluff, Ark. 71603. Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.