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Max Felts

Newport, AR, 1948 - 2019

Mr. Max Felts of Newport, Arkansas, departed this life on Sunday, October 13, 2019, at the age of 71. He was born July 22, 1948 in Joiner, Arkansas, the son of Howard Leroy and Sadie Emily (Welch) Felts.
Max was a graduate of Shawnee High School, and a retired farmer. He enjoyed duck hunting, fishing, and cooking. His greatest joy came from spending time with his family and friends. Max was loved by everyone who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Beta McFatridge. Max is survived by his children, Holly Felts Lancaster and husband, Brian, of Grubbs, Lauren Felts Crook and husband, Chase, of Jonesboro, and Marty Curtright and wife, Amanda, of Cabot; one brother, Howard Lynn Felts and wife, Judy, of Newport; one sister, Jennie LaRue Smith of Higdon; four grandchildren, Andy Lancaster, Adam Lancaster, Logan Ball, and Alexis Curtright; special friends, Julie Felts-Barnes and Chris Turner, both of Newport; and his dogs, Gator and Bailey.
Memorial services will be 5 p.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at Jackson's Newport Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will follow service on Wednesday, 6-8 p.m.
Honorary pallbearers are Jerry Walker, Jesse Cordell, Chuck Coe, Jimmy Don Nicholson, Martin Barnes, John L. Conner, Jr., and Chris Turner. Arrangements by Jackson's Newport Funeral Home.

Published October 15, 2019

Jackson's Funeral Home
1900 Malcolm Avenue, Newport, AR
Phone: 870-523-5822