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Joseph Samuel Oswald, 99 of Hooks, TX passed away on July 30, 2017 at his home. He was born on August 7, 1917 in Fouke, AR.

Mr. Oswald is preceded in death by his wife Lemma Helen Oswald and two daughters, Ouidamae Neal and June Hightower.

Survivors include seven grandchildren, Joy Cowley and her husband Glenn of Fouke, AR, Barry Hanson of Queen City, TX, Ranay Ballan of Little Rock, AR, Joey Neal and Marlin Stokes of Texarkana, AR, Tonja Fields and her husband Jay of Hooks, TX, Kristen and Paul Dornburg of Saint Joe, AR. and
Jarrod Hightower of TX; also a number of great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends from 5 to 7pm Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the funeral home.

Funeral service will be 10am Friday, August 4, 2017 at East Memorial Chapel-Moores Lane with Rev. Jason Calhoun officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens under the direction of East Funeral Home-Moores Lane.

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