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Darrell (Dennis) Grizzell, age 75

Darrell (Dennis) Grizzell, born October 30, 1947 to the late Harold and Billie Grizzell, passed away October 20, 2023.

He was a mechanic for 45 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing with his grandchildren, coaching baseball, and watching his kids and grandkids play ball.

Dennis is preceded in death by his parents; his brother Mack Grizzell; and one daughter Willa Jeanne.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years Debbie; sister Cisy (Tom) Wilson; brother Gene Grizzell; four children Kandi, Dennis (Melissa) Grizzell, Harold (Jennifer) Grizzell, Shawna (Bobby) McBride; 12 grandchildren Scotty (Tasha), Shelbi (Ryan), Dillon (Annie), Tanya (Zack), Haley (Michael), Drew (Bailey), Cody (Sky), Kyle (Britni), Tyler, Josh (Ricki), Shea (Brenden), Laci; 19 great-grandchildren plus a few adopted along the way; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

A visitation will be held on Friday, October 27, 2023 at 1:00pm with a funeral service starting at 2:00pm in the chapel at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville, Arkansas.

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


  • Blenda Glover Posted October 23, 2023 4:56 PM

    Kandi it’s been a long time since we have seen each other. I am so sorry for the loss of your father.

  • Susan Cormier Posted October 23, 2023 4:58 PM

    Debbie, sorry to miss hugs with you. Am out of town Friday. Wishing you and your family warm memories of your life with Dennis.

  • Chuck and Tammy Salts Posted October 23, 2023 5:58 PM

    We’re so very sorry for the loss of Dennis. We will be praying for you Debbie and your family. Love y’all

  • Amy Goode Posted October 23, 2023 8:40 PM

    I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for your family.

  • Racheal Nelson (ARcare) Posted October 24, 2023 6:30 PM

    Ms. Debbie, I’m sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Darrell. Prayers for strength and guidance in the upcoming days

  • Rose and Mark Brooke Posted October 24, 2023 8:53 PM

    Debbie and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. Dennis loved his family.

  • Annette Reed Posted October 26, 2023 10:23 AM

    Prayers for all the family.

  • Cindy Carney Posted October 26, 2023 8:58 PM

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

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