Jeffery Lonnie Kirkpatrick, age 50, a resident of De Queen, AR, died Wednesday, October 30, 2013, in Christus St. Michael Health Center in Texarkana, Texas.

He was born September 12, 1963, in De Queen. He was a graduate of the University of Arkansas where he was a member of the Lambda Chi Fraternity. He was a supervisor at Pilgrim’s Pride and member of the First Baptist Church in De Queen. He was inducted into the Arkansas Softball Hall of Fame, was a member of the Sweet Home Masonic Lodge #461 in De Queen and was an avid hunter and Razorback fan.

Jeff was a caring son, brother, husband and father. He loved life to the fullest and always had a smile on his face.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lonnie T. Kirkpatrick.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Twana Krudwig Kirkpatrick; two daughters, Amber Kirkpatrick of Fayetteville, AR and Kayla Kirkpatrick of De Queen; his mother, Regina Brotherton Kirkpatrick also of De Queen; one sister and brother-in-law, Pamela and Jerry House of Rogers, AR; three nieces, Alexandra House of Fayetteville, AR, Kimmie Williamson of Bryant, AR and Lindsey Polk of Conway, AR; one nephew, Jackson Van Winkle of De Queen; two great-nephews, Avery and Sutton Williamson and a number of special cousins, aunts and uncles.

Funeral Services were held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in De Queen with George Frachiseur and Bobby Tatum officiating. Burial followed with Masonic rites at the Redmen Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.