TRUMANN — Michael Stracener, 51, of Trumann departed this life Monday, March 22, 2021, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.

He was born in Memphis and lived most of his life in the Trumann area.

He was a self-employed tree trimmer.

He was preceded in death by his father, Louis Elvin Stracener.

He is survived by his companion, Donna Lively; three daughters, Hanna Williams, Tara Hoose and Heather Smith; three sons, Michael Smith, Brandon Smullin and Billy Lively; mother, Margaret (Rafael) Morales of Trumann; two brothers, Steve (Veronica) Stracener of Trumann and Wayne Stracener of California; and one sister, Tammy Stracener of Trumann.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. today at Providence Baptist Church, 904 Swaney Ave. in Trumann. A celebration of life will follow at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Bobby Brooks officiating. Burial will be private.

In compliance with COVID-19 guidelines, social distancing will be required along with a mask or other facial covering and the signing of a COVID-19 acknowledgment form.