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Joseph “Hanner” Bland, 47

Joseph “Hanner” Bland, age 47, of Shirley, Arkansas passed away unexpectedly on July 16, 2017.  He was born on March 1, 1970 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Joe Bland and Beverly Ann Crain.

He is survived by two daughters Paige Bland of Perryville, Arkansas and Brittany Bland of Morristown, Tennessee.  His mother Beverly (Lindy) Lynch of Shirley, Arkansas; his father Joe (Pam) Bland of Sherwood, Arkansas. He leaves two grandchildren Marley and Eathan; three sisters Wendy Amarsi of Shirley, Arkansas; Jodie (Chris)Bradford of Shirley, Arkansas and Aimee Phillips of Conway, Arkansas; two brothers Tyler Bland of North Little Rock, Arkansas and Jordan Bland of Ward, Arkansas; many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.  He is also leaving behind his lifelong K-9 companion Chump.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 12:00 P.M. until 1:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, Jacksonville, Arkansas.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 1:00 P.M.  at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas with burial to follow at Rest Hills Memorial Park, North Little Rock, Arkansas. 


  • Janie Harness Posted July 18, 2017 9:21 AM

    So sorry to hear about Hanner. He was a really nice person. Always had a hug for me when I saw him. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

  • Watkins Family Posted July 18, 2017 1:42 PM

    A family’s worst nighmare, when a loved one goes on way too soon. Tanner’s days with you will suddenly become more meaningful and precious as will his memory. Prayers for your healing and hugs for your heart. Much love, Gary, Sarah Watkins & family

  • Donald & Callie Dunn Posted July 18, 2017 5:35 PM

    so sorry about Hanner I put your family on my prayer list as soon as I heard

  • Brenda Passmore Posted July 18, 2017 9:29 PM

    Beverly, I just saw this and am shocked. Sending love and prayers. May God bless you with bring good memories to comfort your hearts.

  • Jimmy and Nan Adams Posted July 19, 2017 11:28 AM

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  • Gary and LeeAnn Steckling Posted July 19, 2017 12:36 PM

    So sorry for your loss.

  • mildred durrett Posted July 19, 2017 2:13 PM

    Jorden–I’m VERY sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.

  • Pamela Burroughs Posted July 19, 2017 6:59 PM

    There are no words to express my sorrow. Beverly and Lyndy….know my spirit is with you all.

  • Rod and Jamie Doubleday Posted July 20, 2017 9:30 AM

    Prayers for entire family

  • Lisa Gray and Family Posted July 20, 2017 12:10 PM

    Hanner will be missed by us all here at the Gray house. He always had a hug for me and the girls when we seen him. Will never forget our ride to work with hum the mourning ut had ixed and snowed and he was the deuver for all of us that was scared to drive on it. He will always have a special place in my heart. Love to you all

  • Michelle Woolsey Posted July 21, 2017 11:32 AM

    I just saw you and your mom at CashSavers last week.. I gave you a hug so tight..I didn’t know that it was going to be the last time I physically saw you. My condolences to your immediate and ectended family.. God gained another Angel..

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