Deacon J.B. Wyatt was born November 22, 1958 in Stuttgart, AR. to Terry and Alice Wyatt. He departed on Friday, April 24, 2020 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
At an early age, he attended Benton Temple C.O.G.I.C. in Stuttgart, Arkansas under the leadership of the late Elder C.L. Benton and later moved his membership to First Missionary Baptist Church in Humphrey, Arkansas under the leadership of Rev. Arthur Hughes Jr. where he served as a devoted, faithful, and supportive deacon and male choir member. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, brother, cousin, and friend. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, watching sports and westerns, completing yard work, working and giving orders. He was full of jokes and enjoyed making others smile, shooting pool and playing chess. He received his education in the Stuttgart Public School System. He was employed as a licensed boiler operator at Riceland Foods for 31 years then later transitioned to Producers Rice Mill until his health failed. He posed a strong work ethic and competitive attitude.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Terry and Alice Wyatt, brothers Theodore Wyatt and Clifton Wyatt. He leaves to cherish his memories to his loving and devoted wife of 38 years, Mrs. Jerrye Wyatt; three children: Derrick (Keyia) Wyatt of Hot Springs, AR., Jacquelyn Wyatt of Fort Worth, TX, and Jalicia Wyatt of Humphrey, AR.; four grandchildren; Jerriell Allen, Kobe Woods, Dorris Miles-Wyatt, and Mason Bell all of Humphrey, AR.; foster parent to many children; three sisters: Minnie (Leodis) Walker of Stuttgart, AR., Shirley (Nathaniel) Thomas of Fayetteville, AR., and Gloria “Dean” Walker of Little Rock, AR.; one God-Daughter, Chloe Jackson; three brother-in-laws; Charles (Elfreda) Boyd, James (Margaret) Boyd, and Undray (Stephanie) Boyd; five sister-in-laws: Virginia Worthy, Gwendolyn Williams, Sherrye Thompkins, Carolyn Boyd, and Doris Lockwood; special cousin/sister, Sharon Roberts; special friends, Edward Cox, Clint Scaife, Herbert Smith, Leroy Bones, and Jasper McCoy Sr. and a host of uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.
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