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Jacquette “Jackie” Arietta Thompson, age 72

Jacquette (Jackie) Arietta Thompson, age 72, of Jacksonville, Arkansas passed away on December 22, 2023. She was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on November 11, 1951 to the late Albert and Mary Dale.

Jackie graduated from Arkansas School for the Blind. She enjoyed spending her time reading, swimming, cooking, and socializing. She loved her family and spending time with them. Jackie would take care of anyone, even considering herself as “everyone’s mom” taking care of kids that weren’t hers.

Jackie is preceded in death by her parents Albert and Mary Dale; siblings Jimmy V. and his wife Jimmie Gale Redmond, Nita Weaver and her husband CJ, Jerry Redmond, and Alyce Seigrist and her husband Charles; niece Kimberly Weaver; niece Billie Jo Seigrist; and great granddaughter Emberleigh Hillman.

Jackie leaves behind her husband Sammy Thompson; children Shelly Hillman (Brent), Janie Thompson-Green (Brad), and David Schiller (Linda);  her grandchildren Tabitha Lynch (Corey),  Samantha Bates (Andrew), Rachel Hillman (Aaron), Keiley Schiller, and Wesley Hillman; great grandchildren Aiden Bates, Eli Bates, Rayna Hillman, Gracelynn Bates, Jesse Lynch, Ezra Lynch, Titus Hillman, Wilden Dunkle, and Asher Schiller.

The visitation will be held Tuesday, December 26, 2023 at 3:00 with the funeral service following at 4:00 at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, AR.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service. 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.


  • Owen Thomas Posted December 25, 2023 11:15 PM

    I will miss you Jackie. It was a pleasure have known you. Rest in peace. Until we meet again.

  • Brandon Patterson Posted December 25, 2023 11:24 PM

    Jackie, I wish I could have met you in person. Me and you would have been best buddies, best friends, because your grandson, granddaughter, and I attended the Arkansas School For The Blind as well as you did. I will miss you buddy old pal and I’ll meet you someday in heaven.

  • Cynda Bellamy Posted December 26, 2023 12:21 AM

    My sincere condolences to the entire family. I love that ol’ cow. It won’t be the same mooing without her. I know you must be heartbroken. Shelly and Sammy, I’m sending you big, tight hugs. Praying for peace and comfort for the entire family. She brought joy to so many, myself included. I know we’ll meet again.

  • Tina Patton Posted December 26, 2023 7:50 AM

    My heart breaks because you’ve gone home, But I Rejoice because your no longer in pain Because our Heavenly Father has healed you. I will forever love you and will always remember the lessons you’ve taught me I love and miss You Momma Jackie R.I. P.

  • Kay Phillips Posted December 26, 2023 10:53 AM

    Wesley I am sorry for your loss. Saying prayers for you and your family.

  • Larry Wilson Posted December 26, 2023 11:25 AM

    I loved Jackie as one of my best friends.

  • Mary Green Posted December 26, 2023 11:35 AM

    Jackie was my school mama from the time. I was 16 years old until now and I’m sure gonna miss her. She knows what I went through with my husband and I know what Shelley and then we’re going through. I really miss her so much.

  • Shasta Young Posted December 26, 2023 2:37 PM

    Ms Jackie you was always so sweet to me, You always made me smile and laugh at your comments when we would talk, You will missed so much love Shasta

  • Kristi Finley Posted December 27, 2023 1:15 PM

    Such a sad loss. Jackie was so awesome. Loved her! Heaven gained one amazing angel.

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