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John William "Jack" Kemp


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John William "Jack" Kemp Obituary
John William Kemp, 82

John William "Jack" Kemp, 82, of Paragould, died Friday, January 31, 2014, at his home. He was born April 16, 1931, in Stadra, Arkansas. He was a Korean War Veteran, and a member of East Side Baptist Church. Mr. Kemp was a former deacon at Mt. Home, Arkansas and a retired Pharmacist. He loved fishing and playing golf and was an avid reader.

Survivors include his son, Dr. Clarence Leonard (Denise) Kemp of Paragould; daughters, Deborah Jean (Terry) Hardison of Sherwood, Arkansas and Rebecca Sue (Dr. Bill) Warren of Little Rock, Arkansas; grandchildren, Kyle (Kelli) Hardison of Sherwood, Sarah Hardison of Arlington, Tennessee, Justin (Emerald) Kemp of Paragould, Jenna Warren of Jacksonville, Arkansas, Sid Warren of Sherwood, Laura Warren of Little Rock; great grandchildren, Denver Hardison McElreath of North Little Rock, Arkansas, Pearl Evette Kemp of Paragould; brothers-in-law, Leonard (Harriet) Kerr of Texarkana, Texas, Dr. Robert, (Mary Anne) Kerr of Little Rock; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Jean Elizabeth Kerr Kemp; his parents, Clarence and Johnie Robert Florence Troy Kemp; one brother, Clarence Robert (Betty) Kemp; and a grand daughter, Allison Marie Kemp.

There was a graveside service at Monday, February 3, 2014 at the Oakland Cemetery in Clarksville, Arkansas with Bro. Dennis Scudder officiating. Visitation was Sunday at Mitchell Funeral Home, Paragould.

Online guestbook: www.mitchellfuneralhomes.com.



Published in Baxter Bulletin on Feb. 4, 2014
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