Marcheal Renea Criner

March 29, 2024

Marcheal Renea Criner was born October 18, 1961 to Mollie Doris Criner in Stuttgart, Arkansas. She passed March 12, 2024, at Baptist Health in Little Rock, Arkansas.

She accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at First Missionary Baptist Church in Stuttgart, under the leadership of Rev. D.L. O’Neal. She was a 1980 graduate of Stuttgart Public Schools.

Renea attended Ricebelt Vocational Technical School in Stuttgart, where she became a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Her nursing career began at Rose Care Nursing Home in Stuttgart. She later worked as an Infirmary Nurse at the Arkansas Department of Corrections in Tucker, Arkansas. Renea returned to Rose Care Nursing Home, that later evolved into Crestpark of Stuttgart, where she remained employed until the time of her illness. Her career as a nurse spanned forty years. Renea was competent and caring in her field and loved working with people.

Renea was a loving mother, sister, and aunt who helped anyone she could.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Roshaundra Criner, mother Mollie Criner, sister Marian Barber, brothers Thedore Criner, Dwan Criner, Michael Criner, and Raymon Humphrey, niece Cynthia Mills, and nephew Malik Thomas.

Renea leaves to cherish her memory her loving partner Leo Adams; son Ryan Criner; daughters Reneakia Criner and Rashadra Criner; granddaughters Raven Banks, Tybriea Banks, Ne’veah Tolliver, Raegen Ross and Reign Ross; grandsons Caleb Criner and O’Ryan Criner; sisters Joyce (Fred) Washington, Kimberly Humphrey, Shirley Humphrey, and Delois (Edward) Lavance; brothers Calvin (Bronwyn) Criner, Alonzo Criner, Leonardo (Bridgett) Criner, and Walter Humphrey; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Visitation held Friday, March 22, 2024, 6-7pm at Relerford Funeral Home, Stuttgart. Funeral service held Saturday, March 23, 2024, 11am at Holman Heritage Community Center, Stuttgart.


Professional services entrusted to Relerford Funeral Home, Stuttgart.

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