Myrl Kellett

Myrl Rhodes Kellett

Saturday June 16, 1928 - Wednesday August 21, 2019
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Myrl Rhodes Kellett, 91, of Pocahontas, Arkansas, passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Myrl was born on June 16, 1928, near Ravenden Springs, Arkansas, to Jasper and Nettie Bailey Kellett.
Myrl was a loving husband, brother, son, father, grandfather, great grandfather, co-worker, neighbor, uncle, and friend. He was a long-time member of the Church of Christ and spent the last several years worshipping at the Skaggs Church of Christ, in Pocahontas.
Myrl was a veteran of the United States Army and proudly served his country during the Korean War.
Myrl is preceded in death by his parents, Jasper and Nettie Bailey Kellett; wife, Mary Helen Hutsell Kellett; brothers, Willard and Ray Kellett; sisters, Ola Gates, Wilda Shimmings, Glendora Kellett, and Lois Stone; and son-in-law, Larry Hinkle.
Survivors include three daughters, Jenise Hinkle, of Pocahontas, Denise Kellett McLain, of Pocahontas, and Patti (David) Snodgrass, of Paragould; brother, Everett Kellett, of Ravenden; grandchildren, Chris (Suzanne) Hinkle, of Lowell, Stacy Renee (Jon) Drilling, of Morrilton, Jonathan (Angela) McLain, of Paragould, Lauren (Andy) Gittus, of Nashville, Tennessee, Brittany (Justin) Hart, of Jonesboro, and Payton (Angela) Snodgrass, of Little Rock; and great grandchildren, Hattie, Tate, and Edy Hinkle, Dayton, Phillip, and Ethan Drilling, Aria McLain, Kellett and Coleman Gittus, Emma and Zane Hart, and Gray Snodgrass.
All services will be held in the chapel of the Fears Family Funeral Home, in Pocahontas. Visitation will be from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, on Friday, August 23, 2019. Myrl’s funeral service will begin at 10:00 am, on Saturday, August 24, 2019; Jimmy and Mike Kellett, officiating. Burial will follow in the Randolph Memorial Gardens Cemetery, in Pocahontas. Full military honors will be presented
Honored to serve as pallbearers are Chris Hinkle, Payton Snodgrass, Justin Hart, Andy Gittus, Jonathan McLain, and Dayton Drilling.
The family wishes to respectfully designate Dale Hutsell as an honorary pallbearer.
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  • Visitation

    Friday August 23, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday August 23, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Fears Family Funeral Home
    2803 Hwy 67 South
    Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday August 24, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saturday August 24, 2019 10:00am
    Fears Family Funeral Home
    2803 Hwy 67 South
    Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Sandra O’Briant of Paragould Arkansas

Posted at 12:00am
Denise I am Sorry for your loss. I know oh so well the pain of a Daddy’s girls heart who won’t see Dad for a while. I even after 14 years can’t say my heart doesn’t still rip at the seams when I return to the time through memory my sweet Dad left this earth. I am here my Friend. Call me we can talk or we can cry together but we can do it together. I Love You My Sweet Friend.

Tonya Johnson of Pocahontas

Posted at 12:00am
I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. He was such a great man.

Judith (Kellett) Forester of high ridge , Missouri

Posted at 12:00am
So sorry for your loss .

Kim Jones Hobbs of Knobel Ar

Posted at 12:00am
So sorry tonhear the loss of Myrl. He was a long time friend and neighbor growing up out at Noland. My thoughts and prayers are with you girls. May God bless your families. Love yall

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