Harold Dean Stoops, 83
A Funeral Service for Harold Dean Stoops of Mountain Home, Arkansas, will be 10:00 am, Monday, June 30, 2014, at Flippin Christian Church, with Brother Steve Bond and Brother William Joiner officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, June 29, 2014, from 5:00 until 8:00 pm, at Kirby & Family Funeral Home Chapel.
Harold passed away at home surrounded by his family June 26, 2014, in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 83. He was born June 19, 1931, in Summersville, Missouri, the son of Vernon and Viola Medlock Stoops. He married C. Dawn Smith on June 14, 1980, at Mountain View, Arkansas and worked as a manager for MFA Grocery Store. Harold was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and lived in Mountain Home since 1984, moving from Mountain View, Missouri. He was a member of the Flippin Christian Church and enjoyed fishing, gardening and woodworking.
Harold is survived by his wife, C. Dawn Stoops of Mountain Home, AR; one son, Terry Dean (Becky) Stoops of Conway, MO; two daughters, Deborah Jo (Eddie) Reed of Mountain View, MO and Penny Sue (David) Ferguson of Eminence, MO; eight grandchildren, Heather (Jeff) Hawkins, Patrick (Tara) Reed, Jeremy (Crystal) Stoops, Jaymie Lane, B.J. (Corine) Ferguson, Dylan Hanger, Eric (Laura) Stoops and Harley Ferguson and sixteen great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Beulah Stump; step-son, Kevin Hiler; step-daughter, Heidi Schmidt and in-laws, Neil and Hazel Smith.
Burial will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Mountain View, Missouri, with Patrick Reed, Jeff Hawkins, Jeremy Stoops, Dylan Hanger, Chuck Bailey and Toby Foster as pallbearers. Military Honors will be provided by the United States Army Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to Prayer Shawl Ministry of the Flippin Christian Church.
The family would like to express a special thank you to the Hospice of North Arkansas and the Flippin Christian Church for the great care they have given.
Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.
Published in Baxter Bulletin on June 28, 2014
Kirby & Family Funeral & Cremation Services
600 Hospital Dr Mountain Home, AR 72653