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Jewell Dean McKissack

of Little Rock, AR, 1934 - 2019

Jewell Dean McKissack, age 85, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019. She was born on March 17, 1934, in Center Ridge, Arkansas to her late parents, Archie Joseph and Opal Mayall Gordon. Jewell retired from the Arkansas State Treasurer's office after 29 1/2 years of service and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Bryant. In addition, Jewell loved camping, traveling and in her younger years, she enjoyed square dancing. Jewell truly loved her family and friends and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Jerry McKissack; one daughter, Sherrie Williams (Thomas Eddie) of Benton, Ark.; two grandchildren, Leah Briggs (Jason) of Benton, Ark. and Brian Hutchins (Christi) of Little Rock, Ark.; five great-grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends. She is preceded in death by her son-in-law, James Henson.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2019 in the chapel of Roller-Chenal Funeral home, 13801 Chenal Pkwy, Little Rock, Ark. (501) 224-8300 with Pastor Susan Ledbetter officiating. A visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at the funeral home. A private family burial at the Arkansas State Veteran's Cemetery will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 508 N. Reynolds Road, Bryant, Arkansas 72022. To sign the online guest book, please visit,

Published June 8, 2019

Roller-Chenal Funeral Home
13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-224-8300