Jeanette Delane Tickner Obituary

Jeanette Delane Tickner

January 8, 1943 - July 31, 2018


Jeanette Delane Tickner, age 75, of Mena, Arkansas, died Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at her home. She was born on Friday, January 8, 1943 to Cecil Joe and Lena Puckett Taylor in Elm Park, Arkansas. 

Jeannette loved to cook and entertain, and could never resist some gumbo. She worked at Blue Diamond in Sacramento, California for many years. Jeannette enjoyed reading and listening to country western music. Jeannette loved her family with all her heart and they were the most important part of her life. Jeannette was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Curtis Taylor.

Jeanette is survived by her husband, Michael Tickner of Mena, Arkansas; two sons, James Simmonds of Sacramento, California, and Joey Simmonds of Mena; one daughter, Jennifer Balestra of Mena; one sister, Deloris Hanson of Mena; six grandchildren, Andrew Simmonds, Suzanne Simmonds, Christopher Simmonds, Stephen Simmonds, Jessica Simmonds, and Nicholes Balestra; four great grandchildren, Edward Simmonds, Joey Simmonds, Jean Simmonds, and Aliyah Diggs; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

No services are planned at this time with cremation services entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.

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8-1-18  2:43 p.m.