Myra Joy (Jackson) Brimhall

Monday, July 25, 2022

Myra Joy (Jackson) Brimhall, 70, of Leachville passed from this life at her home Tuesday morning, June 21, 2022. Born in Manila to the late Ira J. Jackson and Thelma M. Harrell Jackson, she lived most of her life in the confines of her hometown. She attended elementary and high school in the Leachville schools, now Buffalo Island Central. She was a homemaker and was the widow of Retired Marine Corps Sergeant-Major Thomas Brimhall. Joy was a member of Second Baptist Church in Leachville where her dad was a deacon and Sunday school director for many years. She loved and gave freely to her church. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Frankie Thomas and Michael Ira Jackson. Also preceding her in death were two brothers, Jerry J. Jackson and Larry E. Jackson (Mittie).

Survivors include her daughter, Thelma Jacobs; grandson, Matthew Jacobs, both of Michigan; brother, Steve Jackson (Terry) of Rockledge, Fla.

A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, July 30, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville. Friends may sign the online guest register at