Joe Paul Daves, 72, died on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Searcy, Ark. He was born 11-23-44 in Madill, Oklahoma to the late Pauline Daves and Joe Franklin Daves. His is survived by his wife of 45-years, Carol Snelson Daves of Searcy, two sons, Nelson (Julie) Daves of Virginia and Riley (Sandy) Daves of Searcy; one sister Martha (Lee) Stephenson; nieces, Tara (Sonny) Holeyfield, Alicia (Alan) Webber, Kelly Osmon, Lee Ann (Cliff) Childers, Laura (Matt) Davis, Monica (Erik) Mauney; nephew Terry (Julie) Stephenson; seven grandchildren; and a host of extended family that he loved dearly. He enjoyed making memories. He had a servant's heart and left an impression on everyone he met. A celebration of life was held Saturday, April 22, to honor his life and the impact he had on so many. Donations may be made in his honor to the Park Avenue Baptist Church Building Fund. Cremation arrangements by Powell Funeral Home of Searcy. www.powellfuneralhome.net.
Published April 23, 2017