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Jon R. Edmison

April 27, 1938 ~ January 11, 2021 (age 82)


Jon R. Edmison, age 82, of Little Rock, passed away January 11, 2021. 

Jon was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Thomasene Edmison; and stepmother, Ruth Edmison; and sister, JessieMae Armbruster of Little Rock. 

He is survived by sister, Barbara Mize of Mabelvale; two children:  Patti (Mark) Bryant and Mike (DeDee) Edmison; six grandchildren:  Sarah (Jake) Ryan, Megan (Aurelio) Gomez, Justin (Kayley) Edmison, Jason (Katie) Edmison, Jessa Bryant, and Sydney Edmison; two great-grandchildren:  Emily Nora Gomez and Ian Michael Gomez all of Benton. 

Jon was a member of Calvary Church of the Nazarene.  He served in the United States Navy and the Army.

Visitation held 12:30-1:30 PM, Friday, January 15 at Smith-Benton Funeral Home, 322 N. Market Street with funeral service following at 1:30 PM.  Burial at Forest Hills Cemetery in Alexander, Arkansas.  State of Arkansas COVID-19 Directives followed including:  Masks are required (not provided) and social distancing maintained. 

Memorials may be made to Calvary Church of the Nazarene at 10325 West 36th Street, Little Rock, AR   72204.

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