Jerry Pahal

Jerry Pahal, 82, of Crossett, Arkansas, passed away on August 12, 2021.

He was born on September 2, 1938 in Crossett to Ruffie and Doris Pahal.

Jerry worked at Georgia Pacific for 39 years as a maintenance superintendent. He loved the outdoors and spending time on his farm tending to the cattle. He loved sharing old stories with family and friends. He was a member of Magnolia Baptist Church in Crossett.

Jerry served on the Ashley-Chicot Electric Cooperative Board of Directors since 1979 and served as president from 1990-2002. He served on the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation Board of Directors for ten years and was elected chairman in 2014. He also received the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas Pioneer Award.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and one grandson, Seth Darnell.

His memory will forever be cherished by his daughters, Carol Roberts (Mike) and Denise Darnell (John), all of Mountain Pine; one sister, Janice Jenkins; two brothers, Tommy Pahal (Vicki) and brother Danny Pahal, all of Crossett; four grandchildren, Tiffany Roland, Laken Roberts, Clark Roberts, and Jared Darnell; seven great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Sunday, August 15, at 2 p.m. at Crossroads Cemetery in Crossett with Bro. Danny Merriweather officiating and under the direction of Jones Funeral Home, Inc.

Pallbearers are Clark Roberts, Jared Darnell, Russell Roland, Rylan Roberts, Jacsyn Roberts, Rodney Chapman, and Casey Pahal. Honorary pallbearers are the Crossett High School class of 1956.