Gene Dark

Mr. Gene Dark, age 87 of Jonesboro went to be with the Lord Saturday, May 26, 2018. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. Friends visited with the family on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 5:00-9:00PM at McDonald Memorial Baptist Church in Jonesboro, Louisiana. Funeral services were held Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 11:00AM at McDonald Memorial Baptist Church with Reverend Randy Dark and Kenneth Folden officiating. Interment followed in McDonald Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home. Mr. Dark is survived by his son, Randy Dark and wife Toni; grandson, Nicholas Dark and wife Allison; grand daughters, Miranda Arnold and husband Arien, Lauren Dark; great grandchildren, Micah, Alex, Ava, Adriana, Brahm; sisters, Doris Bridges of Saraland, AL, Sue Robinson and husband Clyde of Jonesboro, LA, Deborah Foster and husband Joe of Ruston, LA; brother, Michael Dark and wife Sarah of Jonesboro, LA, Oscar Rhodes; sister-in-law, Diane Gunn of Quitman, LA; brother-in-law, Roger Greene of Clinton, MS, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Rae Brown Dickerson Dark and infant son; parents, Jim and Elon Dark, Larry and Ethel Arnold; brothers, Charlie Dark, Ronnie Dark, Jimmy Dark; sisters, Louise Dark Rowton, Peggy Dark Lawrence, Shirley Rhodes Irwin; Brother-in-laws, Andy Rowton, Sam Bridges; sister-inlaw, Martha Dickerson Greene. Serving as pallbearers were Johnny Templton, Charlie Newton, Virgil Davis, Robert Earl Plunkett, Buddy Smith, Sonny Masters. Honorary Pallbearers were Ray Duck, Rod Potts, Cliff Hampton, Chad Bates, Barney Nash, John Masters, Patrick Staggs.

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