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Jessica Elizabeth Self, age 34

Jessica Elizabeth Self, 34, of Clarendon passed away on October 21, 2023, in Clarendon, Arkansas.  She was born on December 21, 1988, to Ronald Ray Kersey and Mary Ann Boyster-Kersey.

She enjoyed taking road trips with her husband Alvin and 3 dogs (Wednesday, Ash, and Brutus). She loved the outdoors, whether it was fishing or planting flowers and vegetables in her gardens. She was most proud of being a Meme to all of her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her great grandparents James and Ruth Brewer, her grandmother Jean Cox, her brother Johnny Burle Steeland, and sister Rachel Linzie Steeland.

Jessica leaves behind her husband Alvin Self JR; her stepchildren Sharona Prine, Nicholas Self, Tommy Self (Ava), and Adrianna Self; her grandchildren Ethan Whitworth, Allison Prine, Aydin Self, Lainey Self, Sophia Raney, Arleigh Self, Hudson Prine, Anakin Self; her father Ronnie Kersey (Beverly) and her mother Mary Borchert (Michael); her grandfather Charles Kersey (Mary); her siblings Adrienne Kuna (Garrett), Savanna Mayville (Jimmy), Kayla Kersey (Auggie), and Bryan Kersey (Alana); and many nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.

A Visitation Service will be held on Wednesday November 1, 2023, at 1:30pm and The Funeral Service will be at 2:00pm at Clarendon First Assembly located at 680 North Second Street Clarendon, Arkansas; Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery in Clarendon, Arkansas.


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


  • Sandy Mcghee Posted October 27, 2023 6:52 PM

    My condolences to all her family. Keeping all of you in prayer

  • Patrick G LeGrand Posted October 28, 2023 1:05 AM

    My condolences to Al and all the family.

  • Darrell Turner Posted October 28, 2023 4:19 AM

    I did not know this young lady but for a short period of time, But she treated me like she had known me for ever. She was a sweet young lady. Rest In Peace my friend ❤️

  • Sara Carley Posted October 28, 2023 7:12 AM

    Jess…. it’s hard for me to walk by yours & Alvin’s house. This is crazy unreal. Jordan and Dylan say they love you meme keep watching over them. Love u girl

  • Davey Martin Posted October 28, 2023 11:35 AM

    🌿🕊Thinking about you, Alvin! Oh, the void in your heart saddens me! Praying for you and the families! 💔

  • Brenda Parnell Posted October 29, 2023 10:27 AM

    Alvin I so sorry to hear of Jessica’s passing. She was a very sweet lady. Always had a kind word and smile for me every time I saw her. Prayers for the family.

  • Shantel Owens Posted October 29, 2023 5:50 PM

    My little sister you will be truly missed

  • Buddy & Shelia Wolfe Posted October 30, 2023 3:01 PM

    Our prayers are with Alvin and family in this time of sorrow.

  • Savannah Mayville Posted November 22, 2023 8:02 AM

    Love and miss you sis.

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