Today's Paper Latest News Local News Sports Coronavirus Arkansas News National News Obits Newsletters

Obituaries for March 18, 2021

March 18, 2021 at 8:53 a.m.


Danny Jackson, 70, of Waldo, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at the Magnolia Regional Medical Center in Magnolia.

Danny was born August 14, 1950 in El Dorado, Arkansas to the late Emory Wilson and Doris Aileen (Murphy) Jackson. He retired as an operator from the Albemarle Corporation and was an auxiliary deputy for the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. He was a member of the Greer’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

Danny loved his family and after retiring, he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and visiting with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years Cammie Jackson of Waldo; children Shane Jackson and wife Lori and Adam Jackson and wife Shauna of Magnolia, Brandi Ray and husband Marty of Shongaloo, Louisiana; grandchildren Joshua Jackson of Ruston, Louisiana, Mitch Jackson of Russellville, Chole Ray and Anna Ray of Shongaloo, Abe Jackson, Millie Kate Jackson and Lucy Mae Jackson of Magnolia, Mitch Hall and wife Dallas of El Dorado, and Blake Hall of Magnolia; great grandchildren Quinn Hall and Riggins Hall; brothers Bill Jackson and wife Linda of Magnolia and Jerry Jackson and wife Glenda of Stephens; sister in law Julie Thiel and husband Doug of Battle Creek, Michigan; brother in law Wally Hamilton of Gulf Port, Mississippi; aunt Pat Murphy of Chidester; nephews and nieces Matt Thiel, Chris Riedel and husband Rich, and Becky Schwarz of Battle Creek, Michigan, Dana Taylor of Magnolia, Cheryl Winberry of Greenbrier, Troy Jackson and Kelley Jackson of Little Rock.

A visitation will be held on today, March 18, 2021 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. in Magnolia. Graveside services will be Friday, March 19 at 2 p.m. at the Shiloh Cemetery in Lamartine with Rev. Dan Reid and Bro. Leroy Martin officiating.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Jackson, Bill Jackson, Wally Hamilton, Charlie Biddle, Jim Bussey, Shane Jackson, and Adam Jackson. Honorary pallbearers will be Josh Jackson and Mitch Jackson.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the Liver Foundation.

To sign the online guest book or to share a memory visit


George Quick, 88, of Marshall, TX, formerly of Magnolia, AR, passed away March 12, 2021 in Longview. He was born July 6, 1932 in Marshall to George and Lenora Williams Quick. George grew up in Marshall, graduating from Marshall High School and as so many did in those years went to work at the T&P Rail Yard, where he would start his electrician apprenticeship, and later become an electrician. He would marry Janice Eleanor Jenkins on February 4, 1956, and have a family of 4 daughters. Janice preceded him in death on April 10, 2008. Mr. Quick never met a stranger. George was always one to walk up and start a conversation, so there was never a short trip to the grocery store or to Wal-Mart. He was a a fun-loving prankster and loved dogs, frequently bringing strays home. He loved God, his wife, children, and grandchildren/great grandchildren. He was a 67-year member of the Marshall Masonic Lodge, a Master Mason. Growing up in Marshall, he loved the Marshall Depot and trains. He was a long-time member of the Central Baptist Church in Magnolia, Arkansas as well as a volunteer auxiliary member for the Magnolia Hospital. George was living at Oakwood House in Marshall, TX at the time of his death.

He is survived by four daughters: Wyndi Rooks of Winnie, Texas (late husband Leonard Rooks); Sandi Alston and Fred Alston (husband) of Magnolia, Arkansas; Jana and Andy Woodard (husband) of Marshall, Texas; Lori and Edward Simpson (husband) of Stephens, Arkansas; four grandchildren: Trent Alston and wife Megan; Todd Alston and wife Courtney; Tyler Alston and wife Carlee; and Rustyn Quick and wife Kathryn, eight great grandchildren: Porter Alston, Braxton Alston, Turner Alston, Tynlee Alston, Tanner Alston, Tucker Alston, Ellie Quick, and Lawson Quick.

A time of visitation with Mr. Quick’s family was held on Sunday, March 14, 2021 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Sullivan Funeral Home in Marshall, Texas. A Masonic graveside service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021 at Algoma Cemetery North in Marshall with Rev. Will Sherman as well as the Marshall Masonic Lodge #22.

The family would like to thank the Oakwood House staff for the loving care they provided during George’s stay.


Jimmy (Junior) Tatum, 72 of Stamps, passed away March 10, 2021 at St. Michael’s Hospital in Texarkana Texas. Hewas born November 7, 1948. A private family ceremony will be held at Smith Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. with a maximum of 50 people on Saturday March 20. A public viewing will be at Lakeside Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. after the family service. There will be a visitation on Friday March 19 at the Smith Funeral Home Chapel. Mask are required during the services.


Sponsor Content