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Morris D. Mize, 67

Morris D. Mize, 67, of Sparkman passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 after a valiant battle with cancer. He was born on December 1, 1951 in Memphis, Tennessee to the late Don and Goldie Mize.

Morris proudly served in the United State Navy and loved to play golf in his free time. 

He leaves behind his two children Melanie Wofford (Tim) and Loren Mize (Jamie); three grandchildren Colton, Keegan and Austin; one brother Gary Mize (Diane); two nieces Alissa Coyle and Julia Treadway; as well as; many other friends and relatives.

Visitation will be on Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 6:00 until 8:00 A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 

Graveside services will be on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Arkansas Memorial Gardens, 8507 Hwy 161, North Little Rock, Arkansas.

The family would like to give a special acknowledgement and thanks to his work family at Lumber 1, Mayflower for the active care and support throughout Morris’s entire illness.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.


  • Margaret Ashcraft Posted February 5, 2019 1:24 PM

    Melanie, so very sorry for your loss. Sending many prayers for comfort.

  • Mark Melina and Brayson Posted February 5, 2019 2:47 PM

    Many thoughts and prayers

  • James Brannon Posted February 5, 2019 4:33 PM

    Great Man, He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

  • Karen Kropf Edmondson Posted February 5, 2019 5:43 PM

    A good man and father. Rest In Peace.

  • Dwayne R. Boggan Posted February 5, 2019 6:00 PM

    So sorry for your loss. Morris was a good man.

  • Hazel Dillehay Posted February 5, 2019 6:03 PM

    You will be truly missed. I was looking forward to seeing you at our JHS 50 Year Class Reunion this August. Your classmates will miss you.

  • Larry Kye Posted February 5, 2019 6:30 PM

    Very Sorry just thinking of him the other day! He was a good guy he will be missed I was thinking about their 50 year class reunion!

  • David O. Stiles Posted February 5, 2019 7:21 PM

    So many memories….never to be forgotten my friend….You brought so much laughter into my life from our shared childhood to adulthood. RIP

  • Peggy Talbert McDonald Posted February 5, 2019 7:53 PM

    My sincere condolences to your family & may they share only happy memories.

  • Gary Dullard Posted February 5, 2019 8:11 PM

    Good memories of a good friend. RIP

  • Andy Holliday Posted February 5, 2019 8:39 PM

    Will be missed!!

  • Matt Arrol Posted February 5, 2019 9:32 PM

    Our thoughts are with you in this difficult time. I know that God is watching over you and is with your father now. I am glad that you had the opportunity to spend time with him while he was still able to share his true feelings and express how much he loved you. Bless you and your entire family.

  • Amanda Ragains Posted February 5, 2019 9:45 PM

    He will be truly missed . Many thoughts and prayers to everyone who knew him.

  • Deb and Allan Hower Posted February 5, 2019 10:53 PM

    So sorry for your loss

  • Donna Wilkinson Posted February 5, 2019 10:55 PM

    Mike and I thought a lot of Morris,and are so sorry to hear this. We pray God’s blessings for strength and comfort during this difficult time for the entire family. 🙏

  • Larry Kye Posted February 6, 2019 11:56 AM

    Very sorry for the loss of Morris! Remember him from High School! Played defensive Back would light you up! Was also looking forward to 50 year reunion to maybe seeing Morris. May God Bless his family and he will be missed by co-workers and friends!

  • Ed Kropf Posted February 6, 2019 4:11 PM

    Many memories, so much fun, playing baseball on the corner lot, going to school to just hanging out. Working together for many years at SFA, NLR. Just like family. You will be missed, like a brother. Praying for God’s blessing and mercy.
    Rest well my friend.

  • Mark Sunderland Posted February 6, 2019 5:42 PM

    I have many fond memories of him, while working with him at National Home Center. He always seemed to have a smile on his face and had a twinkle in his eye. I am so sorry for your loss and pray that God comforts your family

  • Karen Madison Posted February 7, 2019 12:45 AM

    I’m so sorry,

  • Karen hayden madison Posted February 7, 2019 12:47 AM

    God bless family, so very sorry.

  • Rodney Persons Posted February 7, 2019 7:50 AM

    I’m gonna miss Morris , he was a heck of a guy

  • Cathy Cole (Grandjean) Ward Posted February 7, 2019 12:38 PM

    Morris was a great guy and made people laugh! He will be missed. Love and prayers to his family.

  • Twila Hayden-Baker Posted February 7, 2019 1:29 PM

    Sorry for your loss. God be with you and your family.

  • Roberta Hicks Posted February 19, 2019 10:15 AM

    I am so sorry for your loss. Morris was a wonderful person, loved you kids and his brother so very much and always put them first in his life. May he Rest In Peace.

  • Steve Coffman Posted November 25, 2019 10:44 PM

    Morris was a good kid when we were in Jacksonville High. Have not seen him in 50 years.
    Rest in peace Morris….

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