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David Shewmake, age 60

David Shewmake, age 60, of Jacksonville, Arkansas died Monday morning March 6, 2023, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.  David was preceded in death by his father, Don Shewmake and his grandparents.

He is survived by his mother, Lora Shewmake; his sister Donna Scribner and her husband, Richard Scribner; his sister Annette Shewmake; two nieces: Robyn Craven and her husband, Chris Craven, and Briana Lavigne; his grand-nephew and -niece; Hayden and Addyson Craven; many loving cousins; and his loving pet, Tank.

Visitation will be held in the chapel at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville on Thursday March 16, 2023 at 2 PM. The memorial service will follow at 3 PM. Services will be officiated by Chris Craven.

The family would like to send a special thanks to Baptist Hospice and the North Pulaski Fire Department for all the care and compassion they have shown for David and his family.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to: The American Cancer Society. More Information can be found here: Donate Today

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Kathi Porter Morehouse Posted March 8, 2023 9:17 PM

    Our love and prayers are sent your way…the Porter Family

  • Rhonda Huey Posted March 9, 2023 2:19 PM

    Sending love and caring thoughts. You are in my prayers.

  • Cynthia Walter Posted March 9, 2023 3:49 PM

    RIP cuz it was great getting the chance to get to know you a little bit b4 your passing. I know you & everyone else uou are with are having a beautiful reunion and one day I will get the chance to have that same reunion. God Bless you.

  • Lisa Harness Posted March 10, 2023 5:52 PM

    Loving prayers to you all. Keeping you all close to my heart during the rough time. He sounds like a great man loved by his family.

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