Albert Duane Gaither, 81, passed away June 15, 2022, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.

He was born in Pensacola, Fla., on Feb. 5, 1941, the youngest child of the late Bert and Georgia Gaither. Duane spent his youth in Lawrence County, and graduated from Walnut Ridge High School. He attended the University of Arkansas for one year before returning home, where he would farm for the rest of his life.

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