Mr. Jerry DeWayne Staggs, age 60, of Mena, AR passed away at home surrounded by his loved ones, Tuesday, March 31, 2020.
Jerry was born July 11, 1959 in Waldron, AR to the late Verle Dee Staggs and his mother Armel Mae Byford Staggs Davis. Jerry married his wife Tamara “Tammy” Terrell March 18, 1989. Mr. Staggs worked at Nidec for 40 years until retirement. Jerry loved to hunt and the Razorbacks. He also enjoyed NASCAR and the Dallas Cowboys football and St. Louis Cardinals baseball. He liked playing softball and was a deacon at Dallas Avenue Baptist Church. Jerry was also very fond of his dog Frankie. He was a loving son, husband, father, brother, uncle and
friend to all that knew him and will be dearly missed by all.
He is survived by; Wife, Tamara “Tammy” Staggs of Mena; Daughters, Laney Elizabeth Staggs of Mena, Katelyn Dea Staggs of Mena; Mother, Armel Mae Byford Staggs Davis of Mena; Sisters, Sandy Egger and husband Ron of Mena, Verla Kinsey and husband Dana of Mena; Mother-in-law, Johnye Faye Terrell of Mena; Special Great Nieces, Kylie Ezell of Mena, Brylin Clark of Mena; Sisters-in-law, Rolinda Allen and husband Ralph of Mena, Paula Cox and husband Chuck of Mena; And a host of other relatives and friends.
Jerry was preceded in death by his father Verle Staggs, stepfather Arnold Staggs, grandparents John and Addie Staggs, Bob and Mary Byford, and father-in-law Arnold “Pete” Terrell.
Graveside services will be Thursday, April 2, 2020 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Rocky. Brother Carl Fair will be officiating. Services have been entrusted to Beasley Wood Funeral Home. Visitation will be general. In leu of flowers donations can be made to Acorn Alumni Association, contact Margo Kimp.
Honorary pallbearers are: Chuck Cox, Dana Kinsey, Ralph Allen, Ron Egger, Evan Kinsey, Justin Kinsey, Johnathan Cox, Allen Ray Ezell, Clint Ezell, Danny Staggs, Terry Staggs, Bruce Staggs, Todd Aynes, and Mike Staggs.