Jorre McMahan, a football coach at Hampton and former football player at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, died Tuesday after collapsing at a Hampton football practice.
McMahan, of Warren, was 26.
He was the head coach of the Hampton Junior High football team, assistant coach of the high school football team and the assistant softball coach.
McMahan was a 2008 graduate of Bauxite High School and a three-year letterman in football before receiving a scholarship to play football at UAM. He was in his first season coaching at Hampton after coaching two seasons at Barton with Van Paschal.
McMahan was the son of former Bauxite Mayor Johnny McMahan and Jan Akin McMahan.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Johnny McMahan, III; grandfather John G. McMahan, Sr.; an uncle, Rick Akin; and a grandfather-in-law, Sherman Groves.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of less than four months, Alexis Pacheco McMahan; a sister, Jacie McMahan of Bryant; his father and mother–in-law, Adrian and Cindy Pacheco of Warren; maternal grandparents, Richard and Doris Akin of Monticello; paternal grandmother, Blanche McMahan Lewallen of Benton; brother-in-law, Adrian D. Pacheco and wife Chelsea of Maumelle and David Grider and wife Adriana of Warren; grandmothers–in-law, Edith Groves and Placida Pacheco; grandfather-in-law, Seferino Pacheco; uncles and aunts, Mike Akin and Susan, Reenae Mullahey and Steve, Randy McMahan, James Westerbuhr and wife Nancy and Samuel Pacheco; aunts, Sandy Landers and husband Steve, Pam O’Neal and husband Gary, and Juana Pacheco; and numerous cousins.
He was a member of Oak Grove Assembly of God Church in Monticello.
Funeral services will be held on October 1 at 2 p.m at the Hampton Public School Gymnasium in Hampton. Visitation is Saturday, October 1 at 10 a.m. until service time at the Hampton High School Gym. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello by Frazer’s Funeral Home of Warren.
A celebration of life will be held on October 8 at the Temple Baptist Church, 10710 Interstate 30, Little Rock, AR 72209.