Melvin Gene Page, Sr., 65, of Austin, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. He was born Tuesday, June 17, 1947, in North Little Rock to Howard and Nomell Wilson Page.

He was a retired North Little Rock Police Officer and a member of Southside Church of Christ in Cabot.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Marvin Page.

Survivors include his wife, Gail Page; son, Melvin Gene Page, Jr. and wife Carrie of Bentonville; daughter, Kimberly Falgout and husband Fred of Sherwood; sisters, Betty Wood, Linda Johnson and Brenda Odom all of Little Rock; brothers, Newell Page of Woodson, James Page of Little Rock and Lloyd Page of Conway; three grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 10 am, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in the funeral home chapel with Bruce Tucker officiating. Burial will follow in Crestlawn Memorial Park.

The family requests memorials be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 311 S. Victory, Suite 202, Little Rock, Ark. 72201 or Odyssey Hospice, 1004 Van Ronkle St., Conway, Ark. 72032.

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