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Valerie Dawn Stinnett, age 40

Valerie Dawn Stinnett, at the age of 40, passed away September 2, 2023. She was born in Eugene, Oregon on July 8, 1983. She is preceded in death by her father Micheal Alexander. She is survived by her two daughters Madison and Shae Stinnett, her mother Celeste Parks, her brothers James (Kelly) Emerson, Micheal Emerson, uncles, aunts, siblings and friends. 

Valerie was a jack-of-all-trades. She painted and excelled in carpentry. She loved to research antiques. She also dreamed of traveling, she decided that she wanted to be a cross-country semi-truck driver and got her CDL to do just that. 

She loved the outdoors and was always either camping or at the lake. She recently enrolled into Southern New Hampshire University to major in American History. 

A family hosted memorial service will be held Saturday, September 16, at 10 am, held at First Assembly of God North Little Rock, 4501 Burrow Drive, North Little Rock, AR. 

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


  • Jennifer Posted September 13, 2023 6:06 PM

    My dear sweet little cousin, just know I love you dearly 😢

  • Brandy L. Maples and Family Posted September 13, 2023 6:10 PM

    I am sorry for y’all’s loss!! Although she is my cousin, I didn’t know her as well as I knew my older cousin (her mother) Celeste, it’s still such a heartbreaking loss for our family!! With my condolences I’m sending prayers of comfort, love, and happy memories!!

  • Mandy M Posted September 13, 2023 8:04 PM

    You will be missed Val. Im still in shock about your sudden passing…Way too young. We had some fun times together. And some crazy ones too. Rest Easy My Friend.

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