Donald E. Stratton

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Donald E. Stratton, 81, of Jacksonville passed from this life on Monday, July 8, 2019. He was born Friday, December 3, 1937 in Carlinville, Illinois to the late Claudie and Elva Fields Stratton. Mr. Stratton honorably served his country in the United States Navy for ten years. Mr. Stratton came to know his Lord and Savior in 1984. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church for twenty-eight years. He enjoyed playing golf, trips to the lake with his family and working on automobiles with his son. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather brother and friend who will be missed by all who knew him. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by siblings, Earl and Junior Stratton. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Deana Stratton; children, Darla (Mike) Duncan of Jacksonville, Darrin Stratton of North Little Rock; grandchildren, Matt Duncan, Randi (Jeremy) Burkey, Blake Stratton and Kyle Duncan. Other survivor include a sister, Karen Abner of Lapeer, Michigan; along with six great-grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Bible Baptist Church with Brother Mike Files officiating. Interment will follow at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Mike Duncan, Matt Duncan, Blake Stratton, Jim Faulkner, Joe Berry and Ed Garner. Steve Green and Willie Meyers will serve as honorary pallbearers. Arrangements by Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home. (501) 982-2136. Online guestbook:

Published July 10, 2019

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