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Jeffery Lonnie Kirkpatrick

De Queen, AR, 1963 - 2013

Jeffery Lonnie Kirkpatrick, age 50, a resident of De Queen, Ark, died Wednesday, October 30, 2013, in Christus St. Michael Health Center in Texarkana, Texas. He was born September 12, 1963, in De Queen. He was a graduate of the University of Arkansas where he was a member of the Lambda Chi Fraternity. He was a supervisor at Pilgrim's Pride and member of the First Baptist Church in De Queen. He was inducted into the Arkansas Softball Hall of Fame, was a member of the Sweet Home Masonic Lodge #461 in De Queen and was an avid hunter and Razorback fan. Jeff was a caring son, brother, husband and father. He loved life to the fullest and always had a smile on his face.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lonnie T. Kirkpatrick. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Twana Krudwig Kirkpatrick; two daughters, Amber Kirkpatrick of Fayetteville, Ark and Kayla Kirkpatrick of De Queen; his mother, Regina Brotherton Kirkpatrick also of De Queen; one sister and brother-in-law, Pamela and Jerry House of Rogers, Ark.; one niece, Alexandra House of Fayetteville, Ark.; and a number of special cousins, aunts and uncles.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, November 2, 2013 in the First Baptist Church in De Queen with George Frachiseur and Bobby Tatum officiating. Burial with Masonic rites will follow in the Redmen Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Friday, November 1st at the funeral home. You may register on-line at

Published November 1, 2013

Wilkerson Funeral Home
403 W. Stilwell Ave, De Queen, AR
Phone: 870-642-2218