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Jackson Haynes

Benton, AR, 1931 - 2010

Jackson Morgan Haynes, aged 78, of Benton passed to his heavenly home on August 15, 2010. He was born on November 2, 1931 to the late John M. and Amy Jetton Haynes in Clarksville, Arkansas. He attended College of Ozarks in Clarksville 1949-51, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville 1951-1952 where he received a BS in Chemistry and then graduated from The Pharmacy School at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock in 1953. He has been owner of West Side Pharmacy in Benton for over 55 years where he actively worked until his health declined. He was Past President of Benton Chamber of Commerce (1964) and was instrumental in starting the first Old Fashion Day which has been held each October since that time. He was a member of the Rotary Club, Lions Club, National Association of Retail Druggist, and former President of Associated Pharmacists. He was named to Outstanding Young Men of America in 1965 and Who's Who in Arkansas 1968. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Benton for 55 years where he was active in many roles through the years and a member of the Wesley Sunday School Class. He most enjoyed spending time with his family and family vacation time. Christmas was his special time and he wanted the family at his home each and every Christmas morning. He believed in Santa Claus until the end of his life teaching children that Santa was the spirit of giving which he so enjoyed doing himself. He was an avid table tennis player and traveled across the United States and abroad playing in Table Tennis Tournaments for many years.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Joan and three daughters, Linda Webb and husband, Ronny, of Greenville, Miss., Pam Breckinridge and husband, Rick of Benton, and Jacque Noles of Benton, son, Mark Haynes of Texas, eight grandchildren, Amy Nalley and husband, Kevin of Springdale, Faranak Ozbun, Ben Ozbun, Andy Ozbun and wife, Jennifer all of Greenville, MS, Chad Hendrix and wife, Anna of Benton, Deanna Fuller and husband, Nick of Benton, Emily Noles, and Jared Haynes and his mother, Rita Haynes of Benton and nine great grandchildren, Kinlee, Jax and Knox Nalley of Springdale, Evie and Michael Hendrix of Benton, Jack Ozbun and Morgan Ozbun of Greenville, Miss., and Donnely and Eli Fuller of Benton. He is also survived by a sister, Johnnie Cox of Lake Village, Arkansas and a special Niece, Patti Morrison and her husband, Russell of Benton. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Juanita Rinehart and a infant brother.
Church services by Ashby Funeral Home will be 1 p.m., Wednesday at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Jones and Rev. Robert Cloninger officiating. Burial will be at New Rosemont Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ashby Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Ben Ozbun, Andy Ozbun, Kevin Nalley, Nick Fuller, Russell Morrison and Denton Morrison. Honorary pallbearers are Pharmacist of West Side Pharmacy, Buddy Grifford, Tim Finley, Jason Finley, Larinda Floyd, Dale Ryan, Teresa Price and Hubert Spann.
The family extends a special thanks to Dr. Billy Evans, Dr. Shane Kimball and Dr. Joseph Wyble for their loving and devoted care during his illness as well as a special thanks to the nurses at Benton Dialysis Center.
In lieu of flowers, the family request Memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church, 200 North Market Street, Benton, Arkansas 72015 His physical presence will be sorely missed by his family but will live in our hearts forever until we see him again. On-line guest book at

Published August 17, 2010

Ashby Funeral Home
108 West Narroway, Benton, AR
Phone: 501-778-2544