PARAGOULD — Henry Earl Holt Jr., 79, of Paragould departed this life Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Henry was born Nov. 1, 1941, in Dyes to the late Henry E. Holt Sr. and Sylvia Helen Price Orr.

Henry was a long-haul truck driver and was a veteran of the Army Reserve.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Joe T. Orr, daughter, Debra Mahn, brother, Gene Orr, and grandson, Joshua Holt.

Survivors include his sons, Henry “Hank” Holt III and wife Sonya of Paragould, Donald Holt of Long Beach, Calif., and Lloyd Holt; daughter, Sandra Prayer and husband Gregory of Jacksonville, N.C.; brother, John Paul Orr of Fort Myers, Fla.; sisters, Jo Faye Stimson of Nashville, Tenn., and Stella Haynes of Marietta, Ga.; grandchildren, Emily McCullar (Josh), Tyler Holt (Danna), Brittney Rowland Medina (George), Heaven Prayer, Ian Mahn, Eliott Mahn and Austin Mahn; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Henry’s life will be held at a later date. Mitchell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.