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Elmo Burton Price, 95, of Branch passed away Friday, June 28, 2019 in Branch. He was born November 29, 1923 in Branch to the late Mathie and Beatrice Price.
He was a member and deacon of Mt. Hope Missionary Baptist Church and a dairy and cattle farmer. He was a graduate of Branch High School. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a County Line School Board Member, and a member of the Arkansas Soil Conservation Board.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ruby; a brother, Ray and sister-in-law Billie; a son-in-law, C.L. Vest and a great-grandson, Ty Wade.
Funeral service will be held 10 am, Monday, July 1st at Smith Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Jeremy Flanagan and the Rev. Larry Huffman officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories, under the direction of Smith Mortuary Charleston.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Linda Vest and Lana Slone and husband Herschel; a brother, Olen Price and wife Marolyn; grandchildren, Melissa Moore and husband Jim, Tina Smith and husband J.C., Angie Haney and husband Steve, Cory Vest and wife Jessica, Julie Rachuy and husband Ryan, Jeremy Flanagan and wife Jessica; great-grandchildren Morgan and Chelsea Moore, Clint Moore and wife Taylor, Ben Wade, Justin and Dalton Haney, Kaitlyn, Caden, Conner and Caleb Vest, Rylee, Jillian and Gabriel Rachuy, and Luke Flanagan.
Pallbearers will be his great grandsons.
Family will receive friends Sunday, June 30, 2019, from 2PM to 4PM at Smith Mortuary.