January 3, 1939 - July 5, 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., AR) to Dexter and Ruth (Long) Crymes. He was a long time, 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 brother and sister in laws. 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 Maumell; 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 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the Temple Baptist Church in Bald Knob with services to begin at 11:00 a.m. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 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 (PO Box 914, Mtn. View, AR 72560) or “For Lindee and Lola” The Arthritis Foundation (PO Box 96280, Washington, DC 20077).
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., AR) to Dexter and... View Obituary & Service Information
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