Hugh Sheeks, Jr. age 81, was born in Nevada, Missouri on September 27, 1932 and passed away Monday, December 16, 2013 at Seven Springs Nursing & Rehab in Heber Springs, Arkansas. He was the son of the late Hugh Sheeks, Sr. and Violet Mable Dixon Sheeks.
Mr. Sheeks was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Raymond Lee Sheeks.
He is survived by his wife Nancy Sheeks; sons Franklin Jay Sheeks, Ronald Hugh Sheeks, John Ray Sheeks, Stephen Earl Sheeks, Gerald Dewayne Sheeks; daughter, Julia Viane Parish; and a brother Oliver Perry Sheeks. Mr. Sheeks is also survived by fifteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Thursday, Dec. 19, in the Olmstead Chapel. Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 20, in the Palestine Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to the Pearson Palestine Baptist Church or the Pearson Cemetery Fund.