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

J.R. Martin
May 17, 1949 - June 10, 2024

J.R. Martin

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J.R. Martin, age 75 of Monticello, Arkansas, passed away Monday, June 10, 2024, at his home in Monticello. He was born May 17, 1949, in Mississippi. He enjoyed the outdoors working in his garden, sitting on his front porch, fishing, and visiting with his friends.
J.R. is survived by his wife, Ethel Mae McQuiston Martin of Monticello; three stepdaughters, Samantha Berry of Monticello, Sheila Brunt of Monticello, and Selena Collier of South Dakota; one sister, Barbara Young of Monticello; along with a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2024, with funeral services following at 11:00 a.m. at Second Baptist Church in Monticello. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Joshua Etheridge, Brandon Flemister, Gage Etheridge, Oscar Marin, Mark Etheridge, and Larsen Collier. Honorary Pallbearers will be Flat Top Carpenter and Jimmy Hales.
You can sign J.R.'s guestbook here on his page.


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Visitation
Visitation
Friday, June 14, 2024
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Second Baptist Church
1032 Old Warren Rd
Monticello, AR  71655
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Service
Funeral Services
Friday, June 14, 2024
11:00 a.m.
Second Baptist Church
1032 Old Warren Rd
Monticello, AR  71655
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Interment
Oakland Cemetery
N. Hyatt St
Monticello, AR  71655
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Condolences(13)

  1. Sandra Wright
    Ethel, sorry to hear of your loss.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.
  2. Joann Adair Holian
    To all family and friends. So sorry for your loss He will be missed by many.
    Prayers for piece and comfort in the days ahead.
  3. John & Paige (Hill) Stell
    Family- you are all in our thoughts and prayers during the days ahead.

    Love, John, Paige, and Family
  4. Gary and Janie Fritts
    We are sorry to hear of your loss,have known him a long time. Know you will miss him deeply.
  5. lelia davis
    Ethel so sorry to hear about Dooney passing. I grew up with him and he was always a great friend. He will be missed, I know.
  6. Tim & Leisha Atkins
    Ethel & family,
    So sorry to hear of J.R.’s passing. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers.
  7. Laci Harris
    Mrs. Samantha and Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

    Laci, Crayton, Parker & Rhett Harris
  8. Denise Frost
    Ethel and Family,
    I am so sorry to hear about J. R....he was so funny and such a mess and I loved visiting with him on Sunday mornings at Wal-Mart...I know you will miss him so much..you are all in my thoughts and prayers.
  9. Beth Davis
    Ethel, I'm so sorry to hear about JR. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
  10. Josh Frost
    Ethel, I’m so sorry to hear about J.R. You are in my thoughts and prayers!
    Josh
  11. Renee Binns
    RIP JR.
  12. Kent Davis
    I’m sorry, Prayers
  13. Janet Inman
    Mrs Ethel,
    I am thankful for so many laughs and memories with Mr JR. He sure loved to aggravate me and joke around. I loved every minute of those times. You and your family hold a special place in my heart. I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers.
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