Jimmy Lee Hightower (1954 - 2012)

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    - Jelishia Hightower
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    - Louise Fuller-Green
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Jimmy Lee Hightower, 58, of Conway, Arkansas, passed away surrounded by his wife and family, November 17, 2012, after a courageous battle with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Cancer.
Jimmy L. Hightower was born March 7, 1954, to Mr. William and Bernice Thompson Hightower.
He professed his love and belief in Christ at an early age; he was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. He retired from Rock-Tenn of Conway, Arkansas, with 28 years of service. Jimmy attended Pulaski-Tech, Little Rock, Arkansas, and went to work for LM Glasfiber, Little Rock, Arkansas, where he was employed until his passing.
Such a great man, he loved his family immediate and extended, had a contagious smile. Jimmy was a work-a-holic, he believed in the biblical saying, ""a man that don't work, should not eat.""
Mr. Jimmy Hightower was preceded in death by his Father, William Hightower; Mother, Bernice Thompson Hightower; and Three Brothers: Ellis Hightower, Zebedde Hightower, and L. C. Hightower.
He is survived by his Loving Wife of 22 years, Edna Coleman Hightower of Conway, Arkansas; Two Daughters: Jelisha Hightower of Pennsylvania, Roesha Hightower of California; Four Sons: Arnez Hightower (Katherine) of California, Dr. Quantrell Willis of Decatur, Illinois, 2nd Lt. Nathaniel Willis of Conway, Arkansas, Senior Airman Courtney Willis of Okinawa, Japan; and 10 grandchildren.
Four Sisters: Lue Flood of Flint, Michigan, Lucinda Wesley of Conway, and Lucille Hightower of Conway, Arkansas, and Minnie Jean Hightower of Pasadena, California. Five Brothers: Clarence Hightower of San Bernardino, California, James Hightower Sr., and Johnnie Hightower, and Wayne Hightower of Conway, Arkansas, and Leon (Brenda) Hightower of Lexington, Kentucky; and one Uncle, James of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and a Host of Nieces and Nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Wake will be held Friday evening at 6 p.m. at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home, Conway, Arkansas.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Bigelow, Arkansas.
Interment will follow at United Methodist Cemetery, in Conway.
In Lieu of flowers, cards, and monetary gifts, Give someone a smile.
A Special Thanks to the doctors and staff at UAMS and Odyssey Hospice of Little Rock, Arkansas.
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com

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Published in The Log Cabin Democrat from Nov. 20 to Nov. 27, 2012