Jimmie Knowles Vickers Obituary:
Funeral Date: 12/9/2008
Ms. Jimmie Knowles Vickers, of Hot Springs, died December 5th, 2008. Ms. Vickers was born Feb 19, 1931 to the late Arthur D. Knowles and Lucy Ricks Knowles of Warren, AR. She had recently retired from her bookkeeping and tax preparation business which she started in 1988. Ms. Vickers was an active volunteer for the MidAmerica Museum of Hot Springs, and received the President's Volunteer Service Award for her work at the museum. She was an avid gardener who loved reading and beating her grandsons at scrabble. Ms. Vickers was preceded in death by; her daughters Barbie Vickers and Marsha Vickers Sporea; sisters Sarah Martha Knowles, Francis Murray, and Betty Measel; and daughter-in-law Vicki Vickers. Survivors are 2 sons Rick Vickers, Muskogee, OK and Steve Vickers, Norman, OK; Daughter Kathy Vickers, Hot Springs; Brother Claude Knowles, Hermitage, AR; sister Anita Stuard, Sumpter, AR; Seven grandchildren, Stephen Vickers, Zachary Holthoff, Blake Vickers, Matthew Vickers, Joseph Vickers, Taylor Jennings, and Shea Jennings Moore; five great grand children and several nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by her special friends, Betty Padilla, Mary Martin, Deanna Rogers, Jerry Shipley, Pat Hesoun and Carol Hintz. Memorial services were 10:00am, Dec 9, at Gross Chapel by Rev Gary Smith. Barbara Baker was the organist. Burial was in Adams/ Singer Cemetery near Warren by Frazerís. Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Stephen Vickers, Zachary Holtoff, Blake Vickers, Matthew Vickers, Joseph Vickers and Taylor Jennings. Honorary pallbearers were Gary Mattby, Hal White, Harold Alford, Ronnie Johnston and Gary Weeks. Memorials preferred Adams Singer Cemetery, Methodist Boys Home and MidAmerican Museum.
|Message:||My heartfelt sympathy to all of you. I'm Ann Vickers Johnston's best friend and have known you mom for a long time. What a wonderful person she was. I know how much she will be missed by all of you. You have been and will be in my prayers.|
|Name:||Glynn & Sue Ferrell|
|Message:||Anita and Claude, You are in our prayers.|
|Message:||Your father has left behind a thousand moments that will live in your heart forever... Please know, at this difficult time, that you are in so many thoughts and prayers. Remember, God will take care of you and will give you rainbows after the storms. May you always be in harmony with the beauty and wonders of Gods world, and may His peace surround you at this difficult time. All those sleeping in their graves will wake up and sing for joy. As the sparkling dew refreshes the earth, so the Lord will revive those who have long been dead."-Isa. 26:19.|