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John L. Crymes

Bald Knob, AR, 1939 - 2021

John L. Crymes, 82, of Bald Knob, passed from this life to Heaven after a brief illness, July 5, 2021, at Unity Hospital in Searcy, surrounded by family and special friends. He was born January 3, 1939, in Newnata (Stone Co., Ark.) to Dexter and Ruth (Long) Crymes. He was a longtime, devoted member of Temple Missionary Baptist Church (he loved his church and church family) and served as both deacon and Sunday School teacher for many years.
He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.
John is preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Geraldine (McGee) Crymes; parents; and numerous brothers- and sisters-in-law.
He is survived by a son, Kenneth Crymes (Cathy) of Jacksonville; a daughter, Teresa Throckmorton (Mike) of Mountain Home; grandchildren, Jonathon Crymes (Melissa) of Marion, Caleb Throckmorton (Amanda) of Mountain Home, Andrew Crymes (Kathryn) of Greenbrier, and Sara Berley (Ben) of Maumelle; great-grandchildren, Austin Fletcher, Emmy and Bentley Crymes of Marion, Zoey, Lindee and Lola Throckmorton of Mountain Home, Maeve, Marin and Mathis Crymes of Greenbrier; and a sister, Evanell (Crymes) Saucer of Quitman. A very special thanks to the Tapp, Inman, Phillips, and Pyle families for loving our dad along with us.
Pallbearers will be Jonathon Crymes, Caleb Throckmorton, Andrew Crymes, Ben Berley, Terry Inman and Kevin Pyle.
Masks are required for attendance. Visitation will be Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 10-11 a.m. at the Temple Baptist Church in Bald Knob, with services to begin at 11 a.m. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. at the Big Springs Cemetery in Newnata (Stone County). Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home Bald Knob-Judsonia. www.powellfuneralhome.net In lieu of flowers, please send donations to either the Big Springs Cemetery (P.O. Box 914, Mountain View, Ark. 72560) or "For Lindee and Lola" The Arthritis Foundation (P.O. Box 96280, Washington, D.C. 20077).

Published July 7, 2021

OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
Powell Funeral Home - Bald Knob
1272 Hwy 367 N, P.O. Box 650, Bald Knob, AR
Phone: 501-724-3201

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