Michael David Drennon

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Michael David Drennon, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Nov. 4, 1970 in Springfield, Mo., a son of David and Deanna (Presley) Drennon. He died on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 in Fayetteville at the age of 39.

Mike was a Eureka Springs City Advertising and Promotion Commission member. He was a T-ball, basketball and soccer coach, as well as a volunteer for the Eureka Springs Historical Museum. Mike was a member of the St. Elizabeth Centennial Committee. He was also a member of the planning and promotions committee for the proposed new Eureka Springs High School.

He loved to play music and cook. Mike appeared on stage at the Pine Mountain Jamboree playing drums and performing from 1975 to 2005.

He was a real estate appraiser for Greer Real Estate Services.

Above all of this, Mike was a loving husband, father, son and friend.

On Nov. 7, 1993 he married Gina Rose Greer who survives him of the home in Eureka Springs. He is also survived by two sons, Avery and Carter Drennon of Eureka Springs; parents, David and Dee Drennon of Branson, Mo.; one sister, Mindee and husband James Prosser of Nashville, Tenn.; one niece and nephew, Emily and Braden Prosser of Nashville, Tenn.; mother-in-law, Carol Greer of Eureka Springs; father-in-law, Vern Greer of Eureka Springs; brother-in-law, Brian Greer and fiancÚ Kristina Heiberger of Washington, D.C.; grandparents, Frances Drennon of Springfield, Mo., and Lloyd Presley of Branson, Mo.; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Bessie Presley and paternal grandfather, Lawrence Drennon.

Rosary services were held on Sunday, Jan. 10 at the St. Elizabeth Parish Center in Eureka Springs. Visitation followed. Memorial services were held on Monday, Jan. 11 at the St. Elizabeth Parish Center with Rev. Shaun C. Wesley officiating under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc.

Memorial donations may be made to Cornerstone Bank, c/o Mike Drennon Memorial Fund, PO Box 309, Eureka Springs, AR 72632. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.