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Donald E. Walters, Sr., age 77

Donald E. Walters, Sr., 77, of Jacksonville passed away on November 18, 2020. He was born on January 15, 1943 in Cabot, Arkansas to the late James L. and Edith (Caldwell) Walters.

He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend.  He loved spending time with his family, and enjoyed his work. He, also, enjoyed going fishing, riding motorcycles and loves his animals.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Linda Walters, a son Donny Walters, a brother J.L. Walters, and a great-granddaughter Brecklynn Franco.

Don is survived by his loving children Cindy Flesher (Randy) of Ward, Arkansas, Gayle McMurtry (Cecil) of Cabot, Arkansas and Scott Walters (Farrah) of Cabot, Arkansas; his grandchildren Andy Flesher, Danny Flesher, Laramie McMurtry, Shane McMurtry, Cody Flesher, Brandon McMurtry, Kara Franco, Kristi Martin and Kacee Samis; his great-grandchildren Clay, Haley, Bayleigh, Kenley, Kamdyn, Jennifer, Anson, Dusty, Dawnee, and Decker; and many other family and friends.

In light of the current health concerns, Don’s family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers if you are not able to attend the service. Please be aware, as per Arkansas directives, attendance will be regulated in accordance to Arkansas guidelines, all guests in attendance will be required wear masks/facial coverings and social distancing guidelines will be in place.

Visitation will be Monday, November 23, 2020 at 12:30pm at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street in Jacksonville. Funeral Service will follow at 1:30pm. Entombment will be at Rest Hills Memorial Park.

Family is requesting in lieu of flowers donations be made in his honor to The American Cancer Society.

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


  • Jarrod Head Posted November 19, 2020 3:28 PM

    Scott – Keeping you and the entire family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  • Bianca Parham Posted November 19, 2020 9:27 PM

    I’m so sorry for your loss Scott, you and your entire family are in my thoughts.

  • Mike Earnhart Posted November 20, 2020 8:31 AM

    Sorru for you loss. I’m praying you find comfort and peace during this time.

  • Sherry stracener Posted November 22, 2020 3:36 PM

    Cindy I’ve been thinking of you and your great loss. So sorry for your pain your feeling. I wanted you to know I was thinking of you. If I can do anything for you I would be glad to.. Praying for you all.

    • Cindy Walters Flesher Posted November 22, 2020 9:29 PM

      Thank you. You have always been like family to me & that means so much. Love you

  • Leisa House Posted November 22, 2020 7:07 PM

    Gayle, thoughts and prayers for you and your family. You took such amazing care of your daddy. Peace and love to you.

  • Jane Harris Posted November 23, 2020 11:27 AM

    Gayle, I’m so sorry for your loss! Prayers for peace and comfort for you and your family.

  • Salley Sipes Posted November 23, 2020 2:28 PM

    Gayle and family how my heart hurts for y’all but he is now free of pain and at peace! Gayle you took amazing care of grandpa and he will be missed by all who knew him! Love you all.

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