Jay Edward Farrell the son of Charles Farrell and Gladys Morris Farrell was born in Buffalo, Texas on June 26, 1945 and passed away at Little Rock, Arkansas on March 12, 2014 at the age of 68 years.
He was a retired cook and member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. He enjoyed cooking and sewing. He was a member of the United States Army having served from 1963 until 1966 in the Viet Nam War time.
He was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Gladys Farrell. He is survived by an adopted son Jamal R. Farrell of Clinton, four step daughters Lisa Johnson of Ft. Smith, Callie Robbins of Greenbrier, Georgetta Willeford of Rizzello, Arizona and Tina Mainord of Clinton, a brother John Farrell of Shirley, three sisters May Ward of Alexandria, Indiana, Myra Williford of Conway and Shirley Hensley of Shirley besides many grand and great grandchildren other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be on Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 11:00 until 12:00 at Shady Grove Baptist Church and funeral services will be at the church at 1:00 P.M. Officiating the service will be Rev. Sam Brown and Rev. Alan Rolen, pallbearers will be members of the American Legion Honor Guard Post 64 of Heber Springs.
Honorary Pallbearers will be John Farrell, Al Micum, Zane Ward, Jim Johnson, Chip Ellis and Jimmy Murray.