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Jessie James Stivers, Jr., 75

Jessie James Stivers, Jr., 75, of Sherwood passed away on January 4, 2018.  He was born on January 12, 1942 in Bald Knob, Arkansas to the late Jessie James, Sr. and Bessie Mae Stivers.

He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church and a 32nd Degree Mason.

He is preceded in death by a daughter Miracle Ann Stivers, a son Ricky Stivers, a sister Jane Gray and two brothers John and Joseph Stivers.

Jessie is survived by his loving wife of 52 years Barbara Stivers; ; a son Jason Stivers of Jacksonville; a daughter Lisa Olson of Danville; seven grandchildren Rachae Stivers, Josh Stivers, Ashley Olson, Miracle Stivers, Tabby Stivers, Ricky Stivers, Jr. and Traci Olson and one great-grandchild Tyler Bradley.  He will be missed by his two sisters Juanita Loy of Bismark and Julie Pipkin of Cabot and one brother Jerrel Stivers of Jacksonville.

A visitation will be held Monday, January 8, 2018 from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main, Jacksonville, Arkansas.

A funeral will be held Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service with burial to follow at Harmony Cemetery, 865 Highway 89 South, Sherwood, Arkansas.



  • Mary (Maggie Stivers)Johnson Posted January 5, 2018 3:19 PM

    So sorry to hear of Jesse passing. He was a great person. He always had a happy smile for everyone. Will see you again soon. Love ya,

  • lee ogden Posted January 5, 2018 4:31 PM

    Rip my friend

  • Kelli Lobley Posted January 5, 2018 4:59 PM

    Love and prayers for your precious family! L-word, kelli

  • Pauletta Shirley Posted January 5, 2018 5:50 PM

    My prayers and love are with the family. I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Becky Oliver Posted January 5, 2018 7:09 PM

    So sorry for the families loss. I have lots of memories of Uncle Bub. The best memory was he gave me away to his nephew David Ray when we were marrried. He will be miss so very much.

  • Kathey Rupert Green Posted January 5, 2018 9:32 PM

    Am so sorry, Juanita, for your family’s loss. You are in my prayers.

  • Terri johnson (puddin) Posted January 6, 2018 6:17 AM

    I love you all and praying for all

  • MARY. Wilkerson Posted January 6, 2018 11:13 AM

    Grew up with Jessie always remembered him with a a smile.

  • Edie Burton Holland Posted January 7, 2018 12:12 PM

    So sorry to learn of Jesses` passing.I remember spending the night with Julie and Jayne, seeing all of their siblings. I will always have the memories of Juanita, Julie, Jayne, Jerrel, and John. Those were some good times. My thoughts and Prayers go out to the family.

  • Janice Stivers Posted January 7, 2018 3:37 PM

    I can see you now with Ricky and Dewell. You three are up there hunting and fishing; pain free. I lie awake most nights missing Ricky so much and now you are being missed too. Until I see you guys again…Rest In Peace…with all my love, Janice

  • Diane & Jessica Beattie Posted January 7, 2018 5:31 PM

    We are keeping your family in our heart , thoughts & prayers:

  • Iris Brown Posted January 9, 2018 4:27 PM

    I will be praying for the family

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