Jimmy Thomas Harrell

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Jimmy Thomas Harrell, 62, of Jonesboro passed from this life Oct. 3, 2013. Jimmy was born Jan. 25, 1951 to Fred and Lois Harrell. He was originally from Monette but spent the last 35 years residing in Jonesboro. He was a graduate of Arkansas State University with a BA in Business. Jimmy was former owner of Harrisburg Gin Company. The last 20 years he was engaged in the trucking industry.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gary Harrell.

He was survived in death by his children, Amy and Mike Wallace of Harrisburg and Ashley and Rusty Feild of Jonesboro; one sister and brother-in-law, Wallece and Jim Brewer of Jonesboro; two grandchildren, Marcy Wallace and Eli Feild. He also had several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Oaklawn Cemetery with Rev. J. Beth Perdue officiating. Emerson Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.

Jimmy was a voracious reader, so in lieu of flowers please consider donations to the Jonesboro Public library, or any public library.

There will be no visitation.

To sign the online guestbook go to www.emersonfuneralhome.com.