Ezra "E. Z." Maglothin, Sr. | People
Ezra Earl “Ez” Maglothin, Sr. , 78, of Jonesboro, died Thursday, August 25, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center.
Born in Trumann, AR, Ezra worked for several years for Poinsett Lumber and Mfg. Co. (Singer) in Trumann, retiring as a Division Manager. He was a past councilman for the City and had served on the Poinsett County Equalization Board. Later, he moved with his wife, Shirley, to Jonesboro where he worked for several more years in maintenance for NEA Baptist Clinic on Windover.
Ezra was preceded in death by his parents, George and Carrie Pate Maglothin; an infant daughter, Sherry Maglothin; 2 sisters, Georgia Harris and Ruth Harding; and 3 brothers, Cecil Maglothin, Joe Maglothin and James Maglothin.
Ezra is survived by his wife of 30 years, Shirley Maglothin of the home; ine daughter, Linda Bailey; two sons, E.E. Maglothin, Jr. and Dr. Doug Maglothin, all of Jonesboro; one sister, Irene Adams of Kimberling City, Missouri; one brother, Richard Maglothin of Millington, Tennessee; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Saturday morning from 9:30-10:30 at Emerson Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 11:00 in Jonesboro Memorial Park.
For lasting memorials, the family asks that consideration be given to the American Cancer Society, Craighead Unit, 1205 S. Madison, Jonesboro, AR 72401, or to NEA Baptist Charitable Foundation, P.O. Box 1960, Jonesboro, AR 72403.