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Jimmy Charles Hudgens

July 14, 1941 ~ September 21, 2020 (age 79)


Jimmy Charles Hudgens, 79, of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with the Lord, September 21, 2020. Jimmy was born July 14, 1941, in Nella, Arkansas, to his parents Charlie W, Hudgens and Shirley Marie (Blalock) Hudgens.

He served Waldron & Scott County through his work at the U.S. Forest Service, EMT Driver, Director of the Scott County Office of Emergency Services, Waldron Fire Department Chief, and Scott County Coroner. He was an avid hunter. His greatest joy was his family.

Jimmy leaves behind to cherish his memory, his children, Sammye Hudgens (Sheryl) of Millington, Tennessee, Sherrill Jones (Dennis), Shannon Hudgens, and Sheldon Hudgens (Nicole), of Waldron, Arkansas, eight grandchildren: Chrissy Tramp (Donald), Hannah Owens (Jerod), Ashley Ball (Joe), Shauna White (Matt), Jessica Ball (Brian), Casey O'Mara (John-Michael), Maggie Hudgens, Sydney Hudgens, and eight great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn, his parents, Shirley and Charlie, sisters Lea Stringer and Sharon Owens, brother-in-laws Freddie Stringer and Worman Owens.

Jimmy's life celebration will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday September 25, 2020, at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Pat Ray Biggs officiating. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Jimmy's visitation will be Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home.

During these trying and difficult times, we must limit public gatherings in our funeral home and do our part to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. Family and friends are welcome to attend the service but everyone must wear a mask and maintain social distancing. Jimmy's life celebration will be live streamed on the link by Services on his webpage.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jimmy Charles Hudgens, please visit our floral store.


Public Visitation
September 24, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
1879 West 6th Street, Post Office Box 358
Waldron, AR 72958

Celebration of Life
September 25, 2020

10:00 AM
1879 West 6th Street, Post Office Box 358
Waldron, AR 72958

Video is available for this event

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