Kenneth Wayne Jacques

Monday, October 28, 2019

Kenneth Wayne Jacques, 71, of Collierville, Tenn., and formerly of Blytheville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at Methodist Le Bonheur Hospital in Germantown, Tenn.

Kenny was born in Blytheville to Robert “Jake” and Katie Lambert Jacques. He graduated from Blytheville High School in 1966 and graduated from University of Central Arkansas with his Bachelor’s Degree and Memphis State with his Master’s Degree. Kenny taught at Gosnell, South Pemiscot County and Rossville Academy in Rossville, Tenn., before retiring, and was currently employed with PL Marketing where he was a Kompass representative. Kenny enjoyed traveling and making entries into his journal every day. He loved keeping up with his high school friends. Kenny loved his family and was a friend to everyone.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and son, Brian Jacques.

Kenny leaves two sons, Michael Jacques and his wife Brandy of Olive Branch, Miss., and Scott Jacques and his wife Stephanie of Collierville, Tenn.; daughter-in-law, Jenna Jacques of Collierville, Tenn.; two brothers, David Jacques and his wife Christi of Hot Springs and Bobby Jacques and his wife Kathy of Summerfield, Fla.; one sister, Rhonda Huckabee of Summerville, S.C.; and seven grandchildren, Faith, Ashley, Walker, William, Davis, Jackson and Paxton Jacques.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 29, at 10:30 a.m. in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Max Briley officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until service time at Cobb Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to North Tenth Street Baptist Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family at