Lyndell Squyres

August 22, 1935 – January 27, 2019

Lyndell Squyres, age 83, of Jonesboro, passed away on Jan. 27, 2019.

Graveside services were held on Jan. 31, 2019, at Evergreen–Bundrant Cemetery.

Lyndell was born on Aug. 22, 1935, to the late Perry Clark Squyres and Ruth Snow. He grew up in and around the Jonesboro area. He graduated from Jonesboro High School and then entered the U.S. Army. He served in Germany and Ft. Hood before being honorably discharged. Lyndell married Willene Smith on July 27, 1974, in Copperas Cove. They spent 36 years together before she preceded him in death in September of 2010. Lyndell was a brick mason for 40-plus years. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and though he never played golf, he would watch it on TV all the time. He loved to garden with Willene and sit on the front porch.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Willene; his parents; and sisters, Frieda Simmons and Melba Rowe.

Lyndell is survived by his children, Connie Brannon and husband, Walter, Carla Stovall and husband, Jann, David Hogan and wife, Rita, and DeAnn Morales; grandchildren, Chris, Ira, Cody, Courtney, Amy, Amanda, Dominique, Jeremi, Benjamin, Joel, Jason, and Joshua; 20 great-grandchildren; sisters, Velda Dobbs, Ruth Green, Sue Durham and Nadene Dunn; brothers, Melton, Gayle and Dayle Squyres; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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