|Birth: ||Apr. 24, 1947|
|Death: ||Jan. 2, 2009|
John "Buck" Jackson Merrell, Sr., a resident of Wynne, Arkansas, departed this life, Friday, January 2, 2009, in Wynne, Arkansas, at the age of sixty-one. He was born April 24, 1947, in Egypt, Arkansas, the son of Fred and Janie Chadwick Merrell. John served in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam War. After returning from duty he received a degree in refrigeration, he also farmed. He enjoyed music, singing and playing instruments while having fish fries with his family and friends. Mr. Merrell was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers: Charles Merrell and J. D. Brown, one sister: Nova Headrick and a precious grandson: Cody Wood. He is survived by Wife: Doris Watson Merrell of the home, two Sons: John Merrell, Jr. and wife Lisa of Cherry Valley, Arkansas and Wade Hunt and wife Shelly of Wynne, Arkansas, three Daughters: Pamela Merrell of Cherry Valley, Arkansas, Tina Silvey of Arizona, Karla Wood and husband Heth of Wynne, Arkansas, one Brother: Earl Brown of Edmondton, Oklahoma, Four Sisters: Vera Gilchrist of Wynne, Arkansas, Anna Bea Merrell of Big Springs, Texas, Maxine Miles and husband Bill of Marianna, Arkansas and Pansy Smith and husband Jack of Tulsa, Oklahoma, eight Grandchildren: Janie, Travis, Shayden, Amanda, Jonathan, Logan, Timmy and Morgan, one Great-Grandson: Johnny Hunt.
Funeral Services will be conducted, Monday, January 5, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home chapel in Wynne, Arkansas. Interment will follow at Halk Cemetery in Wynne, Arkansas with Military Honors. (870) 238-9400
Visitation will be held Sunday evening from 6 till 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Created by: Kim Thompson
Record added: Jan 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32626856
God bless. Rest in peace.|
Added: Mar. 25, 2013