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Joan Lynne Tirey

Bryant, AR, 1936 - 2019

Joan Lynne Tirey 82 of Bryant, Arkansas passed away May 7, 2019. She was born July 23, 1936 to the Late William and Opal Smith. She was a former member of Calvary Baptist Church in Batesville, and a current member of Village Creek Baptist Church in Little Rock.
Joan was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. James Tirey. She leaves to cherish her memory: her son, Jimmy Tirey and wife Molly of Little Rock; three daughters: Erin Johnson and husband Raymond of Benton, Arkansas, Tierney Tirey of Las Vegas, Nevada; and Desiree Eyler of North Lake, Texas; grandchildren: Anna Jetton, Adam Tirey, Bryan Johnson and his wife Kelly, Gleen Boyett and his wife Christina, and Ashley Griggs and her husband Jon; five great-grandchildren: Keeley Johnson, Landon Johnson, Zoe Griggs, Luke Griggs, and Zane Griggs; and a host of family members and friends who love Joan and will miss her always.
Graveside service, officiated by Rev. Nathan Winiecki, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 13 at McNew Cemetery in Greenbriar, Arkansas. Smith-Benton Funeral Home

Published May 10, 2019

Smith-Benton Funeral Home
322 N. Market St., Benton, AR
Phone: 501-778-7100