Grace Ann East

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GRACE ANN EAST, 66, of Jacksonville, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010. She is survived by her husband, Dawn C. East of Jacksonville; two sons, Bill East and wife Marian of Cabot, and Randy East and wife Rita of Greenwood; one sister, Karlene McCormick and husband Louis of Tyler, Texas; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews in Texas and Phoenix, Ariz.; and cousins in Lindale, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Karl and Grace Tomberlain and a granddaughter, Kristy Dawn East. Grace was a member of Marshall Road Baptist Church in Jacksonville. She was an employee of Missouri Pacific Hospital, and graduated from Draughon's School of Business. She was also a member of the MOPAC Railway Women's Business Club and U.P. Employees Club in St. Louis, Mo. She had many fond memories with her involvement in Boy Scout TROOP 555. Grace and her husband Dawn lived in Arkansas, Texas, and Missouri, and were known as the couple with the little white dog named Dusty. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice Foundation, 14 Parkstone Circle, North Little Rock, Ark., 72116. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Rest Hills Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at North Little Rock Funeral Home, 1921 Main Street, 758-1170. Online obituary and guest registry at

Published November 8, 2010