William Russell Straw
June 29, 1966 - May 14, 2022

William Russell Straw, 55, of Paragould, Arkansas passed away at his home on May 14, 2022. He was born on June 29, 1966 in St. Senoit La Foret, France to Herman and Virginia Jones Straw. William enjoyed playing video games and spending time with his family. Survivors include; loving wife: Gretchen Smith of the home; two sons: Brandon Straw (Kaitlyn) of Paragould, Arkansas, David Henry of Paragould, Arkansas; seven daughters: Krisondra Eastman (Brian) of Illinois, Jennifer Mangrum (Jacob) of Paragould, Arkansas, Dawn Rogers (Joseph) of Paragould, Arkansas, Sheyenne Straw of Illinois, Angela Erickson of Iowa, Michelle Goodrum of Paragould, Arkansas, Karissa Henry of Paragould, Arkansas; one sister: Christina Straw of Paragould, Arkansas; eleven grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends. William is preceded in death by; parents: Herman and Virginia Jones Straw; grandparents: Charles and Beulah Straw; three grandchildren; one brother; and five sisters. The family has requested private arrangements in the care of Faith Funeral Service in Manila, Arkansas.

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  1. Frances Strong, W. Burlington Iowa 52655 says

    I will miss Billy, he was a good and kind hearted man. He was always willing to help someone when they needed it. He was all about his family. He will be missed by so many family and friends. I am glad I had the honor of him being part of my family. Love to all his family. Know you are all in my thoughts and prayers ????????????

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