Jerry E. England died on December 29, 2012. Born on April 10, 1950, he was the son of James Elmer England and Dellie (Rush) England of Belzona, Miss.
He is survived by his wife Sue England; his daughter Jennifer England Hurst; his stepson John Goddard; stepdaughter Tammy Scarbrough; his granddaughter; grandson; step-grandchildren; siblings, Charles England of Higden, Joe England of Saucier, Missi., Sid England of Heber Springs, Donald England of Concord, Keith England of Quitman, Catherine Wolford of Quitman, Amy Rutledge of Greers Ferry, Mary Deleon of Pearland, Texas, and Dee Dee Vanlandingham of Batesville, Miss.
Funeral services were held January 2 at the First United Methodist Church of Heber Springs with Rev. Tommy Toombs officiating. Interment followed in Higden-McLehaney Cemetery. Pallbearers were his nephews Donnie England, Kenny Rutledge, Jay England, Ben England, Rowdy Yates, and Shawn DeLeon. Honorary pallbearers were Zelmore Dorris and his life-long friend Eddie Foster.
Memorials may be made to the Community Soup Kitchen.