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 John Jackson “Buck” Merrell

John Jackson “Buck” Merrell

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Death 2 Jan 2009 (aged 61)
Burial Wynne, Cross County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 32626856 · View Source
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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.


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  • Created by: Kim Thompson
  • Added: 4 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32626856
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Jackson “Buck” Merrell (24 Apr 1947–2 Jan 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32626856, citing Halk Cemetery, Wynne, Cross County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Kim Thompson (contributor 46844615) .