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Jimmy Eugene Orrell
September 27, 1933 - March 12, 2019

Jimmy Eugene Orrell, age 85 of Monticello, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the Woods Nursing & Rehab in Monticello. He was born September 27, 1933 in Perry County, AR to the late Elza Lewis Orrell and Nancy Alice Dilbeck Orrell.

He was a horse trainer and a member of Collins Baptist Church where he served as Deacon. Jimmy was a member of the Arkansas Cutting Horse Association (ACHA) where he was a 1970 Hall of Fame inductee, the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) where he was a 1990 Hall of Fame inductee, Zane Shulte Memorial Trainer of the Year, the Foundation of Cutters and 2010 Legends Champion.

Survivors include his wife, Loretta Jane "Sug" Keeton Orrell of Monticello; three sons, Lewis Dale Orrell and wife Peggie and Jimmy Darl Orrell and wife Linda all of Monticello and Don Eugene Orrell and wife Toni of Fordland, MO; three sisters, Alice Waldrup, Lola Mae Thompson and Mary Frances Windham Hayden and husband Joe all of Monticello; seven grandchildren, Holly, Melissa, Keeton, Darrell, Carl, Emily and Aaron; and ten great-grandchildren, Zach, Madison, Shelby, Bethany, Ella, Ian, Lilli, Jackson, Ayla and Cailyn.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial to follow in Rash Cemetery. Visitation 5:00-8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to: Collins Baptist Church. Online guestbook at

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