CONWAY — Jeremy Dewitt Black, age 32, of Conway, formerly of Monticello, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2012, at the Conway Regional Medical Center in Conway, Ark. He was born July 7, 1979 in Monticello, Ark. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Buddy and Mary Hales.

CONWAY — Jeremy Dewitt Black, age 32, of Conway, formerly of Monticello, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2012, at the Conway Regional Medical Center in Conway, Ark. He was born July 7, 1979 in Monticello, Ark. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Buddy and Mary Hales.

Jeremy served his country by serving in the Army National Guard and was a freelance writer.

Survivors include his father, Marcus Dewitt Black and stepmother Laura Gill Black of Rogers; his mother, Laura Hales of Conway; one half brother, Andrew David ‘Drew’ Osbourn of Bay St. Louis, Mo.; four half sisters, Morgan Black, Ann Ashley Black and Peyton Black all of Rogers and Amber Parker of Vicksburg, Miss.; paternal grandparents, William and Bennie Wilson Black of Monticello and numerous aunts, uncles, relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel, burial in Oakland Cemetery. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.