Jimmy Lane Fletcher, Sr.

Jimmy Lane Fletcher, Sr.
Jimmy Lane Fletcher, Sr.

Jimmy Lane Fletcher, Sr., 78, of Collins, passed away on October 30, 2017 at Baptist Health in Little Rock.

He was a heavy equipment operator who loved his work. He was a member of Collins Baptist Church where he served as deacon and was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers.

Mr. Fletcher was born on May 8, 1939 in Cornie Station, Arkansas to the late John W. and Maudie Bell Lowery Fletcher.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by four brothers, Jerry, Ralph, Alton and Doug Fletcher.

Survivors include his wife, Truby Legg Fletcher of Collins; three daughters, Virginia Magness and husband Eddie of Texarkana, Jodie Holstead and husband Jason of Monticello and Carrie Fletcher Paris of Collins; a son, Jimmy Lane Fletcher, Jr. and wife Belinda of Collins; grandchildren, Chad Magness, Jonathan Magness, Mark Fletcher, Blake Holstead, Gunnar Holstead, Macey Fletcher, Matthew Paris and Annabelle Paris; great grandchildren, Dalton, Beckett, and Everett Magness, Jimmy James (J.J.), Jacob, Raelynn and Estie Marie Fletcher; one sister, Johnnie Bell Yelvington of Collierville, Tennessee; and two brothers, Dallas Fletcher of Monticello and Rex Fletcher of Arkansas City.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 4 at 1 p.m. at Collins Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Rash Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 3 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Collins Baptist Church, 127 Collins Moss St., Dermott, AR 71638.

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