Garfield Cleo Frank Webbs, 74 of Forrest City, died Tuesday, February 21 at his home in Forrest City.
Cleo was born April 27, 1942 in Brinkley, Arkansas to Eddie Webbs and Estella Mae Vernon-Webbs.
Cleo was raised in the Brinkley Community and attended the Brinkley public school system. He was a 1961 graduate of Marian Anderson High School. While attending high school, he was a star basketball player.
‘Bootie” “Stalk Cutter” or “Big Truck Driver 316” as Cleo was affectionately known, was employed as a Truck Driver for more than 50 years before he retired in 2009. He was a former employee of Newman Farms in Terrell, Arkansas and Earl Gore Farms.
His parents, a daughter Phyllis A. McGoy; a grandson Amonei Malone; a brother John Sanders and a sister Herine Mitchell all preceded Cleo in death.
Survivors are: his companion of over forty years Florida Mae Lynch of Forrest City, AR; four sons: Dwayne (Lindsey) Thomas of Detroit, MI; Towala (Tammy) Webbs of Memphis, TN; Cleo (Dottie) Anderson of Forrest City, AR; and Orlando Reid of Conway, AR; seven daughters: Mary Ann McGoy of Brinkley, AR; Tanesha (Damon) Bradley-Tillman of Bentonville, AR; Aletha Cannon of Little Rock, AR; Shirley Ann Jackson, Linda Lynch, Georgia Amos, Genethel (Joe) Brown all of Forrest City, AR; extended family members: Sheneairr Coger, Sarah (James) Dale and Kenny Nunn all of Brinkley, AR; April Coger and Carolyn (Keith) DeFrance both of Tulsa, OK; and Kay Anderson of Forrest City, AR; twenty-five grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Friday, March 3, 2017
5 Until 7 PM
Branscumb Funeral Home Chapel
911 North Main Street
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Faith temple Church of God In Christ
719 North New Orleans Avenue
Elder Larry Dixon - Officiant
Forrest City, Arkansas