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Jack Austin Merrell

January 12, 1938 - June 21, 2012

Jack Austin Merrell, 74, of Texarkana, Arkansas, died Thursday, June 21, 2012 in a local hospital.

Mr. Merrell was born January 12, 1938 in Bruceton, Tennessee. He was a retired supervisor for Alumax Company and was a member of Church On The Rock, Texarkana, Texas.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Merrell of Texarkana, Arkansas; two sons and daughters in-law, Steve & Rene Merrell of Missouri and Eric & Tracy Merrell of Tennessee; two step-sons, Chris Vickers and David Vickers of Texarkana; two brothers and one sister in-law, Lowell & Reba Merrell of Bruceton, Tennessee and J. D. Merrell of Fayetteville, Tennessee; a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Services will be 4:00 P.M. Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Texarkana Funeral Home, Arkansas with Pastor Mike Ulmer officiating.

Burial will be at the Ashdown Cemetery, Ashdown, Arkansas. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 3:00 P.M. to service time at 4:00 P.M.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

[Source: Texarkana Funeral Home]