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Albert “Dale” Lackey, age 81

Albert “Dale” Lackey passed away November 6, 2023. He is preceded in death by his wife Freda Lackey; mother and father Roy Eddie and Mary Veora Lackey; brothers Stanley, Wayne; daughter Brenda Sue Shelton; grandsons Christopher Davis, Joseph Shelton; granddaughters Lawanda Lovell and Ashley Lewis.

He is survived by his son and caregiver Chris Lackey and Gwen Jones; daughter Veora (Rick) Reel; son Albert Lackey Jr; daughter Donna K Lewis; son Terry Lackey; son Raymond Lackey; daughter Liz Pagan; grandson Dakota Allison; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; long-time friend and fishing buddy Scott “Red” Whitman; and many more friends and extended family.

A family hosted celebration of life and urn burial will take place on Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 2 PM at Mt. Springs Cemetery in Cabot Arkansas.

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


  • Lila Stewart Posted November 8, 2023 9:01 PM

    Chris and family
    I’m sorry to hear about Dale passing away. May God give your family comfort during this difficult time. Your dad was a good person he would help anyone if they needed it. I’m glad I got the chance to know him and your Mom.

  • Donna Lewis Posted November 8, 2023 9:08 PM

    Rest in peace Daddy.. I love and miss you

  • Donna Lewis Posted November 8, 2023 9:17 PM

    Love you daddy, your wings was ready, but my heart wasn’t..

  • Veora and Rick Posted November 11, 2023 8:26 AM

    Dad you took a peice of our hearts with you. I know you are not suffering anymore I will miss your phone calls , I love you and miss you very much R.I.P

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