P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

James Revel Jackson
January 31, 1948 - April 10, 2024

James Revel Jackson

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James Revel Jackson, age 76 of Monticello, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at his home. He was born January 31, 1948, in Warren, AR to the late J.B. Jackson and Louise McNabb Jackson.
He was the owner/operator of Jackson Saw Shop for 52 years and a member of Pauline Missionary Baptist Church. Revel loved deer and squirrel hunting, water skiing, frog gigging and bow hunting. He killed his first deer at the age of 16 and was an NRA member for 30 years. He was a small engine mechanic, teacher and basketball coach. After the arrival of his granddaughters, he retired to spend more time with them. They were his pride and joy! In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his father-in-law, Cleo Padgett; his uncle, Joe Frank McNabb; and his longtime hunting buddy, Darrell Mainard.
Revel is survived by his wife, Victoria Jackson of Monticello; his son, J.R. Jackson and wife Shannon of Monticello; his daughter, Kristi McDaniel of Woodlawn; two granddaughters, Gracie McDaniel of Woodlawn and Mallory Jackson of Monticello; a brother, Bevel (B.J.) Jackson and wife Stephanie of Monticello; his mother-in-law, Kathleen Padgett; aunt, Lynn Burton; sister-in-law, Peggy Pritchard and husband Jerry of Pine Bluff; along with special family friends, Gail Mainord, Kay Carter and Carolyn Ripley Pierce. The family would like to issue a special ''thank you'' to Dr. Michael Fakouri, Theresa Duckworth, Monticello Police Department, the nurses and staff at Drew Memorial Hospital and Little Rock Baptist Health, and Pafford Ambulance Service.
Graveside services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Zan Pierce officiating. There will be a visitation preceding the graveside service from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home. Serving as active pallbearers will be Jerry Jordan, Jim Beck, Cam Franks, Trent Brown, Junior Burdan, and Larry Scogin. Honorary Pallbearers are Roger Dale Martin, Todd Dickinson, Henry Lee, Phil Gladden, Tommy Newman, and Bobby Wilkerson. Memorials are preferred to Second Chance Furdogs; PO Box 322 Monticello, AR 71657. You can sign Revel's guestbook registry on this page.

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Saturday, April 13, 2024
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655
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Graveside Service
Saturday, April 13, 2024
4:00 p.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71657
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Oakland Cemetery
N. Hyatt St
Monticello, AR  71655
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Memorial Contributions
Second Chance Furdogs
PO Box 322
Monticello, AR  71657


  1. Dr Steven P Hand
    RIP Mr. Revel!!! Just a GREAT all around Guy! My condolences to Mrs. Vicky, JR and Kristy
  2. Cliff Gibson
    Revel was truly one of those special people that the world was blessed with. Condolences to the Vickie, JR, and Kristina from Lisa and me. cliff
  3. Ronnie Ham
    To Vickie & BJ:
    With a heavy heart, I say I'm sorry for your loss. Revel was a great classmate and a wonderful friend. I always always enjoyed visiting with Revel. Besides High School, we went through College together. A wonderful person, he will be missed. My condolences.
    Ronnie Ham
  4. Butch and Judy Selig
    To all the family:
    We are so very sorry for your loss. Revel was a great classmate and friend for a long time. You wouldn’t find a nicer person anywhere, and he will be missed by many. Prayers for comfort during this difficult time.
    Butch and Judy
  5. Laci Harris
    I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Jacksons passing. He was always such a kind man. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

    Laci, Crayton, Parker & Rhett Harris
  6. Sharon Shook McIntyre
    Family of Revel,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very sad time. I knew Revel the biggest part of my life having been neighbors down the street from each other growing up on Borchardt St. He was a very nice person.

  7. Larry Livingston
    So sorry for your loss. May peace be with you in the days to come.
  8. Chuck Vining
    R.I.P. MY FRIEND we will meet again..!! 🙏🙏🙏
  9. Carolyn Pace
    I am so sorry for your loss. Rebel will always be missed.
  10. Elizabeth Warneke
    I know your husband must’ve been an amazing man because you always beamed with pride whenever you spoke of him. Sending you an abundance of love.💕
  11. DeeDee Kellum Smith
    So sorry to hear of Revel. Known him since school. Very nice person. BJ an all the family I send prayers.
  12. Barbara Newton
    So very sorry for your loss. He was a good and kind man. Praying for the family.
  13. Wayne Courson
    We are so sorry for you loss. You are in our prayers.
  14. Chris Barnett
    Sending condolences! Prayers are with you Vickie and family!
  15. Trisha Abbott
    I am so deeply sorry for your family’s loss of sweet Revel. He was such a dear person and a dear neighbor for many years. My prayer is for your comfort and strength during the days ahead.
  16. Joe harrington
    known your dad for over 50 years. Always enjoyed our conversations. He did good work on my small engines for years. We always talked much about reloading ammo.
    Sorry for your loss
    Joe Harrington

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