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Larry Joe Stocks

October 26, 1946 — April 4, 2024

Austin

Larry Joe Stocks

Larry Joe Stocks, 77, of Ward, Arkansas, went to be with Jesus on April 4, 2024.  He was born October 26, 1946, in Austin, Arkansas to Charles and Leva Mae (Rees) Stocks.

 

Joe was a retired concrete truck driver.  He was a well-liked and respected figure of the Sixteenth Section Community, and a member of Sixteenth Section United Methodist Church.  He spent his last days surrounded by loved ones and was visited by over eighty of his dear friends and family members.  

 

He is survived by his son Neal (Kim) Stocks and daughter Diane (Ben) Skeel; grandchildren Jessica (Jimmy), Jennifer, Jordan (Hunter), Baylee (Nathan), Brayden and Colton; great-grandchildren Alexis, Rylie, Daphne, Ari, Raelynn, Houston, and Skyla; sisters, Shirley Oakley and Barbara (Carmon) Ausbrooks; nephew, Brian (Karla) Oakley and niece, Lydia (Jay) Rogers. He is also survived by April, Brooke and Alyssa DeVore and Kim, Allan, Maceo and Ayla SolCruz, and Frankie (Pat Brockington) Cox. Also surviving him are numerous aunts and cousins.

 

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Leva Mae Stocks, his infant brother Ronnie, brother-in-law Gerald Oakley, and his love Fran Cox.

 

Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 9th at 6-8 pm at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, 404 W Dewitt Henry Dr., Beebe, Arkansas.  Funeral will be officiated by Rev. Carol Grace on Wednesday April 10th at 2:00 pm at Sixteenth Section United Methodist Church, 8683 Hwy 319 West, Austin, Arkansas.

 

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Visitation

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

16th Section United Methodist Church

8683 AR-319 W, Austin, AR 72007

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Interment

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Sixteenth Section Cemetery

10227 Hwy. 319 W., Austin, AR 72007

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