John Mathew Kreis, age 85, of Plumerville, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was born May 22, 1932 in Pea Ridge, Arkansas, a son of Delois Kreis and Nanny Kreis. He retired October 1, 1972 as a Master Sergeant of the Air Force and was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy "Ivester" Kreis of Plumerville; children, Mark (Vickie) Kreis of Jonesboro, Mike (Darla) Kreis of Indianapolis, Indiana, Kelly (John) Mazza of Massachusetts, Eric (Tina) Kreis of Massachusetts, Garry (Sally) Moreland of Belle Vista, Diann (Larry) Huddleston of Plumerville, Charles (Linda) Moreland of Lake Village, and Russell Moreland of Memphis, Tennessee; twelve grandchildren, one great grandchild, and extended family. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bill; and sisters, Ann, Ollie, and Virginia.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 15, at the Harris Chapel. Burial will be at Walnut Grove Cemetery near Hector by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service, at the funeral home.