Ermal Michaels

Ermal Michaels, 93, of Anna, died at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at Integrity Healthcare in Carbondale.

She was born on May 6, 1924, in Jonesboro, the daughter of Coney and Flora Reynolds Frick.

She married Forrest Michaels in December 1945. He preceded her in death in April 1980.

She is survived by her son, Gary (Roberta) Michaels of Cobden; five grandchildren, Dianna McMinn, Tina Stewart, Brian Stewart, Terri George and Heather Stewart; six great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Forrest Michaels; five brothers and one sister.

Funeral services for Mrs. Michaels will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, with the Rev. Ed Falgout and the Rev. Richard Reynolds officiating. Interment will be in the Jonesboro Cemetery.

Friends can call after 10 a.m. until the service hour at 11 a.m. Thursday, today, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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