Brice Deverne Stoddard, age 38, of DeWitt, Ark. died Friday, June 13, 2014 at his home after a tragic accident. Brice was born on June 28, 1975 in DeWitt, Ark. to LouAnna Davis Jacobs and Lonnie Stoddard. He attended DeWitt Public Schools and graduated from DeWitt High School with the Class of 1993. He was baptized on November 29, 2010 into the General Assembly and Church of the First Born. He was an active and faithful member until his death. He was employed by Bayer Crop Science of DeWitt. Brice is preceded in death by his grandparents, Paul and Lizzie Davis, Vernie and Ruth Stoddard and stepbrother, Hunter Allen Butler. He is survived by his wife, Broek Stoddard, parents, LouAnna Jacobs (Mike) and Lonnie Stoddard (Jane) all of DeWitt, one sister, Tawana Watson (Dean) of St. Charles, Ark. He had two daughters: Lauren and Madalyne Stoddard of DeWitt; a stepson, Jacob Capps and stepdaughter, Kailly Hoots of the home; stepbrother, Drew Jacobs (Lauren) of Stuttgart; mother-in-law, Genia Jacobs of DeWitt; sister-in-law, Audra Jacobs of Cabot, one nephew, Mason Jacobs, two nieces, Addison O'Dell and Aubree Ransom of Cabot and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Brice enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his family and friends. Memorials my be made to the General Assembly and Church of the First Born or Thompson Cemetery % Elvin Wright, 175 Elm Branch Rd., DeWitt, Ark. 72042. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 18th, at the General Assembly and Church of the First Born with burial at Thompson Cemetery by Essex Funeral Home. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. essexfuneralhome.com.
Published June 17, 2014