Jerry Lynn Halsey, Sr.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Jerry Lynn Halsey, Sr., 64, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, July 22, 2012, at his home.

Jerry was born in Jonesboro and lived many years in Monette before moving to Jonesboro in 1988. He was a farmer for 41 years and also owned and operated Ima's of Blytheville from 1978-1982. Jerry operated NEA Taxi in 1994-95. He established Halsey's Self-Storage in Jonesboro in 2008. He loved his customers, and he loved serving them.

Jerry was a member of Southwest Church of Christ and was preceded in death by his parents, Orville M. and Gladys LaDon Bray Halsey; and a brother, Chester Orville Halsey.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Halsey of the home; one son and his wife, Jerry, Jr. and Cheri Halsey of Jonesboro; one daughter and her husband, Leah and Mark Baker of Hot Springs; one sister and her husband, Jenendal and W.T. Bibb of Monette; and five grandchildren, Brandon Cole, Taylor Halsey, Olivia Halsey, Noah George and Lily Owens.

A memorial service will held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, in Emerson Memorial Chapel with Dr. Jimmy Adcox officiating. Burial was private.

Visitation was from noon until service time on Wednesday at Emerson Chapel.

For lasting memorials, the family asks consideration be given to Paragould Children's Home, 5515 Walcott Rd., Paragould, AR 72450, Better Life Counseling Center, 1605 James St., Jonesboro, AR 72401, or NEA CASA, 511 Union, Jonesboro, AR 72401.

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