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Ian James Jeffrey, 72

Ian James Jeffrey, 72, of Malvern passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. He was born on November 8, 1946 to the late Owondo Lucille Shellman.

He gave his faith to Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints and he was a Veteran of the United States Marines.  Ian was a member of the Arkansas Sasquatch Society who loved his family and friends. He was a peace maker who always wanted to bring people together, who loved the outdoors and making everyone smile and laugh.

He is preceded in death by his mother and a brother Archie Jeffrey.

Ian leaves behind his family and friends to remember him. He leaves his siblings Ray Pratt (Renee), Theresa Grimes (Bruce) and sister Joanne; a nephew James Thomason and special family Carol Thomason (Wes); as well as many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas,72076. 501-982-3400


  • Carol Lynn Thomason Posted February 17, 2019 12:36 AM

    Beautiful person I considered him my brother.

  • James thomason Posted February 17, 2019 7:54 AM

    One of the greatest men I have ever come to know and love and even though he is gone through me and all of his other loved ones and through the lord himself, Ian’s love,hope,grace,and,spirit will continue on. through all of us…and now it is up to us to continue making people laugh and have fun as Ian would have wanted…..We will see you again my friend

  • Sandra Mays Posted February 21, 2019 7:21 AM

    Ian was one of my best friends. Love u Ian. Gonna miss u. Fly high with Jayna.

  • Jason miller Posted February 21, 2019 9:19 AM

    There is so much i could say about this man . He will be missed . Thank you ian for entering my life

  • Vanessa McNeer Posted February 21, 2019 2:40 PM

    Ian was a great man he will be missed by many people he was like a big brother to me Ian and Jayna you to fly high up there love and miss you both dearly

  • Vanessa McNeer Posted February 21, 2019 2:48 PM

    Ian was a great man he will be missed by many people he was like a big brother to me Ian and Jayna fly high together you both are greatly missed love you both

  • Vanessa McNeer Posted February 21, 2019 2:53 PM

    Ian was a great man miss you dearly he was like a big brother to me miss you and love you fly high with Jayna love and miss you to Jayna

  • Rachel Hoffman Posted February 23, 2019 1:34 PM

    Ian was an amazing person. I consider Ian my uncle. He always knew how to put a smile on someone’s face. I loved hearing all of Ian’s stories about his life. He will be greatly missed but he will forever be in my heart. Rest high Uncle Ian.

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