of Elaine, AR
March 1, 1949 - July 17, 2021
Jackie Swindle, Sr., age 72, of Elaine, Arkansas passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021 at home surrounded by family. He was born March 1st, 1949 in Red Bay, Alabama to the late Katie Thornburg Swindle and Millard Swindle, Sr. Mr. Jackie served our country in the United States Army. He enjoyed farming for many years, doing taxidermy, coaching softball for over 30 years, hunting, fishing and spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Diane Swindle; son, Jackie Swindle, Jr. (Misty) of Elaine; daughter, Tammy Miller (Chris) of Elaine; six grandchildren, April Smith (Smitty), Taylor Hudman (Michael), Austin Miller, Kelsey Sanders (Blake), Kristen Smith and Kinley Swindle; two great grandchildren, Cyser Smith and Miller Hudman; one brother, Millard Swindle, Jr. (Sherry) of Bowling Green, Kentucky; half-sister, Inez Wilson of Elaine; a very special friend, Danny Pitts of Martin, Tennessee; a host of other family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Millard and Katie Swindle; two sisters, Eloise Snowden and Olean Roberts; and numerous other half brothers and sisters. A funeral service for Mr. Jackie Swindle, Sr., will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Helena, Arkansas. Visitation will begin an hour before the service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home as well. Burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Brother Luke Watson and Brother Dustin Logan will officiate. Pallbearers are Terry Kemp, Jr., Scott Harold Williamson, Jimmy Newsom, Greg Faulkner, Edwin George, Andy Riddell, Mark Phillips and Mark Lumpkin.Honorary pallbearers are Shelby Gene Snowden, Tim Snowden, Michael Snowden, Ricky Snowden, Elvin George, Jimmy Faulkner, Robert Pearrow, Daniel Pitts, Junior Guest, and members of the Earl Wells Hunting Club. Services are directed by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena, (870)-572-2571. Relatives and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/westhelena.
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I will always cherish my memories of all those hot days on the softball field. He loved his family and friends dearly. Prayers to your family right now. Mr. Jackie was one amazing man with a heart of gold. I will always be thankful for the opportunity I had to know him and play for him. Mrs. Diane, love you so much
Will never forget you & all your family way back on Fair Plantation at Elaine, Ark......God Bless your family & proud of all you accomplished in life ..... Thanks Jackie ,, will never forget you !!!!!!!!!
We know your hearts are broken. May the Lord wrap his arms around each of you and give you comfort.
I'm so sorry for your loss I'm praying for youall
Mrs Diane, Tammy, Jackie and the entire family. I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family will be in our prayers in the days, weeks and months ahead.. Hold onto the precious memories that you all have!!
My condolences to all of you, Mr. Jackie was a wonderful man, he always had encouraging words for Jacob and for this I am grateful. Made everyone feel their very best. He will truly be missed.
I will always cherish my memories with you growing up. I will never forget the love and kindness you showed me. Thank you for being the best uncle. You’re forever in my heart until we meet again! Your Niece, Denise ❤️
We send heart felt condolences to all of the Swindell family. Prayers for you all for the days ahead. Clois and Doris Perkins.
Diane & Family, I a so sorry to hear of Mr. Jackie's passing. I always enjoyed coaching against him, his teams were always tough. Ya'll are in my thoughts and Prayers in this difficult time.
A GREAT MAN !!! Mrs.Diane, classmate Tammy, and Lil Jackie. You all are in our Prayers.. R &R farms and trucking..
Deepest sympathy to Mrs Swindle and family. May the Lord comfort and keep you and your family during this difficult time. He is remembered as living and farming at Lambrook Ar.many years ago. Very well thought of by many.
We are so sorry for the loss of Jackie,” he was one of a kind,” I remember he coming to our house when I was a kid in Alabama. Jackie was a good man and will be missed by all,” We send our prayers to the family and friends
Mr. Jackie was a good man. I enjoyed talking with him at the camp. He will be missed. Keep the memories in your heart. I am so sorry for your loss.
I truly hated to hear that Uncle Jackie had passed. He was a great man. Grandma talked about him and how he was the best brother to her! She loved him so much! I will always cherish our memories on the ball field and all of the family get togethers. Many prayers!
Diane & family we are so very sorry to hear this. Sending our sympathy to each of you. May God keep you in his care & give you comfort & peace.
Uncle Jackie, I will miss you..You were always a rock for your family and me...Thank you for being there when you were needed most...Fly with the angels now!!
Diane and Family, I am so sorry to hear about the Mr. Swindle. I know he will be missed by all who knew him. Know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Many you find comfort in the many wonderful memories you have.
I am so sorry for your loss. Y'all are in our thoughts and prayers. Mr. Jackie was a great person he will be greatly missed. We love y'all very much
So sorry for your loss Mrs Diane Mr jackie was a good man praying for peace and comfort for you and the family.
Tammy, Mrs. Diane, Jackie and family,I am so very sorry for your loss. Mr. Jackie was a wonderful man and friend. May our Lord grant each of you peace and comfort. Mary Kay and Richard
He was a great man, you will be missed greatly. See you on the other side.
With deepest sympathy
Mr. Swindle was a very good person and will be missed. Prayers for peace and comfort for family and friends.Rusty Porter