Source: Jack Dale Etherton Obituary


Jack Etherton, 84, of Anna, passed away on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at his home in Anna.

He was born June 26, 1935 in Alto Pass, the son of William Dwayne and Lawanda (Minton) Etherton. He was united in marriage to Patsy Bonita Barnhart on February 14, 1964.

Jack was an excellent craftsman when it came to working with his hands. He was an award winning taxidermist for over 60 years and in later years did wood carving, gifting much of his work. He was also a hunter and fisherman and later became a conservationist. In his spare time he tended to his vegetable garden and showed at the fair. Jack raised emus, quail, rabbits and pigeons. He also had a love for sports. In his youth he played basketball for the Alto Apaches and in later years followed many A-J sports.

He is survived by his son, David Etherton of Anna; daughters, Jackie Etherton of Anna, Holly Lacey of Olive Branch, Becky (Steve) Fornear; grandchildren, Marcus Etherton, Michael (Jessi) Rogers, Nicholas (Espy) Lacey, Davie (Debra) Lacey; great-grandchildren, Christian, Averie, Annabella, Cheyenne, Henley; nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy and brother, Paul Etherton.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Crain Funeral Home in Anna with Greg Etherton officiating. Friends and family may gather from 12:00 PM until the time of the service. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Alto Pass Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Crain Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Type: Public Announcement

Date: 2019-09-16


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