Johnnie Mack Groves, age 81, of Warren, Ark., died Wednesday July 28, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born November 2, 1928 in Warren, Ark., a son of the late Plesant Decatur Groves, Sr. and Hazel Blann Groves he was a retired skidder foreman for Potlatch Corporation, a Baptist and the widower of Raye Dean Duvall Groves who died January 5, 2010. They were united in marriage July 15, 1950. Also preceding him in death was a brother, Decatur Groves Jr., sisters, Bernice Sickler, Maxine Adair, Reba LeCieleci, Hellen Glosson, Wanda Akers. Survivors are three sons, Wade Groves and spouse Connie, Sumpter, Ark., Eddie Groves and spouse Vicki, John Groves and spouse Lynn all of Warren, Ark., one daughter, Sharon Huitt and spouse Joe, Warren, Ark., one brother, Herman Groves, Warren, Ark., one sister, Dianne Sallee, Glendale, Ark., 10 grandchildren, Shane Groves, Shannon Ashcraft, Jason Groves, Jeremy Groves, Brittany Bradbury, Krystal Groves, Brian Huitt, Joey Huitt, Jason Huitt, Jodi Shields and nie great-grandchildren. Graveside services 2 p.m., Saturday July 31, Parker Prospect Cemetery by Frazer's Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m., Friday, July 30, at Frazer's. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com.
Published July 30, 2010