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Geraldine Rawls
October 4, 1941 - April 16, 2020

Geraldine Wood Staley Rawls, age 78, of Wilmar, Arkansas, died Thursday, April 16, 2020, at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello, AR. She was the daughter of the late Leslie and Jessie Osgood Wood. Geraldine graduated from Baptist School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. She was a head of nurse and shift supervisor at Bradley County Medical Center before her retirement.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Clifton Staley, one brother, Chester Ray Wood, one sister, Ruby Lambert, and a daughter Sheryl Denise Staley.

Geraldine is survived by her husband, Charles Rawls, two sons, Mark Staley and wife Jamie, and Chris Staley, all of Wilmar, AR, five grandchildren, Robby Waldrup and wife Charlotte, Derrick Waldrup, Jonathan Waldrup and wife Corey, Charles Staley, and Drew Staley, 6 great grandchildren, and two sisters, Clydean Lambert, of Calion, AR, and Joyce Ledbetter, of Fordyce, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A private family graveside service will be Monday, April 20, 2020 at 2:00 p.m., in Green Hill Cemetery, in the Green Hill Community. Please sign the online guestbook at

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