Obituary – Joyce Clara Trager (1938 – 2019)


Clara Trager of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life, Wednesday, January 23,
2019 in Little Rock, Arkansas surrounded by her loving family. Joyce was born
August 9, 1938 in Traverse City Michigan to Willard Cook and Marie (Burkett)
Cook. She was 80 years 5 months and 14 days old.

Joyce was married to the love of
her life, Douglas Trager. Together they raised a family, enjoyed being
grandparents and loved spending time with all their loved ones. Joyce was
retired from the medical field and from being a real estate agent. When she was
able Joyce loved to work in her flowers, go fishing, watch the birds and just
being outside surrounded by trees and nature.

Joyce leaves behind to cherish
her memory, her loving husband Doug of the home, two daughters: Theresa Lovett
of Waldron, Arkansas and Nicole Trager of Jonesboro, Arkansas and one son,
Christopher D. Trager of Waldron, Arkansas. She is also survived by two
brothers: Thomas Cook and James Cook both of Traverse City, Michigan as well as
numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Joyce will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives she impacted
including a host of extended family, friends and loved ones dear to her heart.

Joyce was preceded in death by
her parents, Willard and Marie Cook, one son, Benjamin Trager and one grandson,
Bobby D. Mays.

A private memorial service will
be held at a later date. Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the
Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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