of West Helena, AR
January 10, 1936 - April 12, 2021
Jimmy Hayes Yeager, age 85, of West Helena, Arkansas passed away Monday, April 12, 2021. He was born January 10, 1936 in Lexington, Mississippi to the late Inez Grantham Yeager and David Yeager. Jimmy was a member of Church of God of Prophecy, a truck driver for over 24 years and he enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was an auxiliary deputy sheriff for Phillips County with the civil defense for many years.He is survived by his two sons, Ricky Yeager of Walls, Mississippi and Chris Yeager, Sr. (Tina) of West Helena, Arkansas; daughter, Sharon Yeager Griffin (Steve) of Lexa, Arkansas; eight grandchildren, Anthony Yeager, Kelli Mallard, Candice Griffin, Amanda Holt, Jeremy Newsom, Tyler Yeager, Christopher Yeager and Daniel Yeager; 16 great grandchildren; seven great- great grandchildren; a host of other family and friends. He is preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Pauline Yeager; parents; two brothers, Mac Yeager and Harvey Yeager; sister, Gladys Gregory.A funeral service for Mr. Jimmy Hayes Yeager will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 6-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Roller-Citizens Chapel. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park. Brother Robert Davis will officiate. Pallbearers are Tyler Yeager, Christopher Yeager, Michael Yeager, Jeremy Newsom, Tony Yeager and Terry Mallard.Services will be directed by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena, (870) 572-2571. Roller-Citizens Funeral Home is observing guidelines regarding COVID-19. We ask that all attendees please observe social distancing. When indoors or when social distancing cannot be observed, please wear a mask.
So sorry to hear of the passing of Jimmy. He was a fine man. I always enjoyed his adventures he told me.
Sincere condolences and prayers for the family and friends.
Ricky, Chris, Sharon and Family,We were so sorry to hear of Uncle Jimmy's passing. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers today and in the days ahead. May you find comfort and peace with the many memories you have of your father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great grandfather. God Bless you all.
Rest in peace uncle Jimmy you will be greatly missed keeping the Yeager family in my thoughts and prayers.
Mr. Jimmy was a wonderful neighbor who always looked out for me. You are all in my every prayer. God bless.
I am so sorry for your loss, praying for peace and comfort for you and your family. I know how hard it is to loose both parents.
Ricky, Chris and Sherry I am so sorry for your loss. Your father was such a kind and caring man. Blessings to you all.
Rick, Sharon, Chris and family I am holding all of you in my prayers. Your dad always made me feel welcome when I visited. Cherish the memories. Myra
Rest in pace Uncle Jimmy. You lived a wonderful life.Prayers and love for the family.
So sorry for the loss of y'alls love one
Pawpaw it’s not enough space to even begin to tell you how much your gonna be missed and how much you taught us you taught us to hunt, fish, gardening , your love for your family I’ve never seen a man in my life love his family and protected his family the way you did , have fun dancing with nanny I know y’all are both smiling looking down saying look what we’ve made
Rick, Sharon, Chris and family, My heart aches and hurts for you. No one can understand until they’ve been through this themselves. Praying that all your good memories bring you comfort and a smile.