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Jurval Neal "Jack" Batterton

November 1, 1933 — December 30, 2022

Jurval Neal “Jack” Batterton, 89, of Viola, Arkansas, passed away from this life on Friday, December 30, 2022, at Salem, Arkansas. Jack was born November 1, 1933, in Moko, Arkansas to Loyd Rennie Batterton and Beulah Arenda (Emery) Batterton.

Jack married Peggy Jean McNair on September 1, 1951, in Mountain Home, Arkansas, and to this union three children were born. Jack worked in custodial and maintenance for many years. Jack played music for eighty years and playing the fiddle was his favorite. Jack did wood carvings and could fix just about anything. Jack loved his family and was of the Christian faith. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, and friend.

Jack leaves to mourn his passing, son, Terry Batterton (Tammy) of Viola, Arkansas; daughter, Jurlene Richmond (Ronny) of Viola, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Dustin Richmond (Donia), Misha Rains (Lucas), Tanner Batterton (Liz), Kaleigh Batterton, and Avery Batterton; six great grandchildren; two brothers, Jim Batterton of Viola, Arkansas and Hoppy Batterton of Viola, Arkansas; two sisters, Janette Schlie (Gary) of Independence, Missouri and Pam Burns (Larry) of Viola, Arkansas; many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, son (JoJo Batterton), parents, three sisters (Wilma Dean Brown, Wanda “Blondie” Guffey, and Sue Billings), and two brothers (Smokey Batterton and Jewell Batterton).

Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 3, 2023, at Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas with Bro. John Hodges and Bro. Craig Golden officiating. Visitation will be 1:00-2:00 P.M. Tuesday January 3, 2023, at Barker Funeral Home. The interment will be in the Camp Cemetery in Camp, Arkansas. Pallbearers will be Mike Batterton, Shawn Batterton, Scott Batterton, Kelly Batterton, Clay Guffey, and Danny Guffey. Honorary pallbearers will be Tanner Batterton, Kaylor Batterton, Lucas Rains, Cainan Rains, and Campbell Rains. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home, LLC in Salem, Arkansas.

 

 


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Visitation

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Barker Funeral Home - Salem

Highway 62 West, Salem, AR 72576

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Barker Funeral Home - Salem

Highway 62 West, Salem, AR 72576

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Interment

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

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