In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her sister Helen Webb and her stepdaughter Rhonda Sanderlin. She is survived by her brothers, Clyde Hammil and wife, Kaye, and Larry Hammil and wife, Gail. She is also survived by her daughters, Bonnie Horton and Sherry Knight and husband, Mark, along with son-in-law, John Sanderlin. Additionally, she is survived by her grandchildren, David Horton and wife, Tabitha, Kyle Knight and fiancée, Cassi Boren, Kristina Knight, Jonathan Alexander and wife, Brittany, Katherine Hunt and husband, Chris Barnett, Bo Sanderlin and wife, Tara and Wesley Pemberton and wife, Marlene. She has 13 great-grandchildren, Isaiah and Will Knight, Ruthie Reed, Mikayla Horton, Braden and Benton-Kate Alexander, Zade, McKenzie, and Mia Sanderlin, Abrey and Nicholas Hunt, Jr., and Jackson and Trent Boren. She also has one great-great-grandchild, Railyn Knight, who brought her great joy. Jean was the aunt to numerous nieces and nephews along with a host of other family members and friends.
Jean loved the outdoors. She enjoyed bowhunting and participating in bow shoots across the state. She loved riding four-wheelers in the river bottoms, and fishing as long as no snakes were involved. She also enjoyed camping and cooking on the old Coleman stove. Additionally, she was a huge Razorback fan for many, many years rooting them on to victory in every sport.
The Wake/Visitation will be at 5:00 p.m. on January 26, 2024, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Monticello, Arkansas. The funeral Mass will be at 1:00 p.m. on January 27, 2024, at St Mark Catholic Church in Monticello, Arkansas. She will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband, R.L. Brantley in Union Ridge Cemetery.
Pallbearers are as follows: David Horton, Kyle Knight, Bo Sanderlin, Isaiah Knight, Will Knight, and Jackson Boren.
The family would like to thank the Mike Akin family, all of the nurses, staff, and friends at Grand Manor. We appreciate all of you for taking such great care of our mother. We will always hold you all warmly in our hearts.