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Ronnie Ray South, age 65

Ronnie Ray South, 65, of Evening Shade, AR, passed away on January 15, 2024 at Unity Health Advanced Care Hospital in Searcy, AR.

Ronnie was born on November 28, 1958 in Lepanto, Arkansas to Florence and Melvin South. He loved fishing, hunting and spending time with his family. He especially loved to cut up with his grand babies and spoil his puppies.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Florence; father, Melvin; and brother, Leo.

Ronnie is survived by his children, Britten (Laura) South and Lindsey (Justin) Gray; grandchildren, Keely, Kyla, Harper and Harrison; sister, Sarah Burgess; niece, Stacey Kelems; and many beloved extended family members and friends.

Ronnie will forever be remembered for his sense of humor and how much he cherished his children and grandchildren.

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


  • Venessa M Blevens Posted January 18, 2024 1:02 PM

    Ronnie you will forever be remembered and forever be missed.

  • Robert Yearian Posted January 19, 2024 9:01 AM

    Ronnie you were a great friend family member you were very blessed to have a great family your daughter son and grand babies and I will never forget you rip sr

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