Archive - Obituary
October 4th, 2013
W. Keith Jackson, 62, passed on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. He was born Dec. 2, 1950, in Artesia, N.M.
He grew up in Jal, N.M., and graduated from Jal High School. He graduated from Southwestern Assembly of God University, and received a master's degree at Pensacola Christian.
He was an associate pastor at The Church at Rock Creek. He served as the high school principal at Arkansas Baptist High School from 2000 to 2003, and served as a Christian school administrator for 24 years.
Keith was preceded in death by his father, J.D. Jackson.
Joyce Garmer, 89, a nurse, passed away Oct. 1, 2013. She was born June 28, 1924, in Benton. Joyce was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She dedicated her life to taking care of others and her family. Â
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Russell Garmer; a son, Joe Garmer; a daughter, Vicki Christian and husband Ron; grandchildren, Paul, Sean and Stephanie Garmer;Â a brother, Tommy Gatlin and wife Myrt; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.Â
Shirley Ann Nolan, 71, of Bryant passed away Oct. 1, 2013.Â She was born Dec. 9, 1941, in Nacogdoches, Texas, to the late Carl and Lonnie Bell McCray Wessell.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lewis Nolan; and a sister, Hazel Allen.
She is survived by a son, Mitch Nolan of Gurdon; four daughters, Christie Martin and husband Joe of Bryant, Michelle Brown of Bryant, Lisa Richardson of Conway, and Rosemary Howard and husband Rickey of Benton; a brother, Jimmy Wayne Randolph of Little Rock; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.