Former Craighead Tax Collector Dies

JANUARY 13, 2005 - Posted at 3:31 p.m. CST, updated at 3:50 p.m. CST

JONESBORO, AR - The man who served as Craighead County's tax collector for more than fifty years died yesterday in a Jonesboro nursing home.

Andrew Eason served in that capacity from 1942 to 1988.  He was 96.

Funeral services are set for Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro.  Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Gregg's.  Burial will follow at the Jonesboro Memorial Park.