Marjorie Steed

Marjorie Lucille Steed (Gray)

September 9, 1925 - October 21, 2019
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Marjorie Lucille Gray Steed, 94, of Pine Bluff, passed away Monday, October 21, 2019, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Steed was born September 9, 1925, in Jefferson County, Arkansas, a daughter of the late Burley and Laura Ragsdale Gray. She was reared and received her education in Pine Bluff, where she graduated from Pine Bluff High School.
She married Howard Drew Steed on January 31, 1947, in Pine Bluff.
Mrs. Steed was a secretary for Institutional Food Broker, Inc. where she worked for 23 years, retiring from there in 1990.
She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church where she served in the Women On Mission Group and was a member of the Immanuel Strumming Seniors. She was also a member of the Watson Chapel Garden Club.
She is survived by her son, Howard D. (Linda) Steed, Jr. of Hot Springs; three daughters, Carolyn (JD) Earnest of Pine Bluff, Cathy (Jimmy) Hightower of Cedarville, Arkansas, and Louise (Wayne) Triplett of Harmony, Florida; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Dot Noyes of Lake Village; and her step-sister, Mildred Snell of Little Rock.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Howard D. Steed; three brothers, George Gray, Leon Gray, and Hollis Gray; and five sisters, Frances De La Vega, Lorella Garner, Genie Wayman, Zelma Marshall, and Laura Nichols.
Funeral services will be Thursday, October 24, 2019, 2:00 PM, in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son with Reverend Don Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at Lee Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time.
In lieu of flowers, Mrs. Steed wanted donations to take the form of contributions to Immanuel Baptist Church, 1801 West 17th Avenue, Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Arkansas Chapter, 11324 Arcade Drive #16, Little Rock, Arkansas 72212, American Heart Association, 909 West 2nd Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201, or to the donor’s favorite charity.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Thursday, October 24, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Ralph Robinson & Son
    807 Cherry Street
    PINE BLUFF, AR 71601
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  • Service

    Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, October 24, 2019 2:00pm
    Ralph Robinson and Son
    807 Cherry Street
    Pine Bluff, AR 71601
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  • Interment

    Lee Cemetery
    12574 Sulphur Springs Road
    Pine Bluff, AR 71603
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Vickie Porter

Posted at 09:02am
So saddened by this sweet lady's passing 😭 She was one of the kindest and most loving, caring person I have ever known.Loved seeing her at church, always smiling and offering words of encouragement as well as compliments😍May God comfort her family at this time and in days to come when missing her😥She is resting in peace with her Savior 🙏❣️ Love and prayers for all 🙏 Vickie Porter

Millie Murray

Posted at 10:13pm
What a beautiful tribute to your precious Mother! Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during these difficult days. We will honor her by making a monetary donation to Life Church of Central Florida in her name. God bless you dear family.Respectfully,
Bill and Millie Murray

Mary Weger

Posted at 10:01pm
What a great lady she was. Always beautiful. Always the warmest, most loving lady around. She was truly a treasure

David Anderson

Posted at 08:55pm
Howard and families sorry for your loss

Jefferson Homecare

Posted at 06:19pm
Thinking of you
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