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Robert Ray Chism, age 81

Robert Ray Chism, age 81, of Lexa, Arkansas passed away Saturday, November 18, 2023. He was born September 19, 1942 to the late Columbus Boundy Chism and Jewell Chism.

Robert was a big family man. He loved to go fishing and working in his pecan orchard.

In addition to his parents, Robert is preceded in death by his brothers Billy Chism, Dale Chism, and Rex Chism; his daughter Donna Chism; his son Tony Pryor; and granddaughter Naomi Chism.

He leaves behind his wife Alma L. Chism; sons Donny Pryor (Shanna), Ronnie Pryor (Jamie), and John Chism; siblings Doris Grady, Roy Chism, Danny Chism, Pat Smith, and Sissy Henson; 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; special friends Jimmie Dale Young, Bobby Ray, and Joe Smith; along with many more friends and extended family.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at

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