Thomas Hugh Bissell Jr., age 61, passed away March 8, 2021 in Mena, Arkansas. He was born to the late Thomas Sr. and Joyce Bissell on November 8, 1959 in Mena, Arkansas.

Thomas was a super fan of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. He loved going to the casino and smoking Marlboro Lights. Everyone knew of his love for a good cup of coffee. He enjoyed playing pool and softball. He was a professional jokester and was known for his fun loving humor. He will be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by daughters, Shannon Bissell, Shawna Martin and husband Donald, Brandy Johnson and husband Benjamin, Jodie Barker and husband Jason; grandchildren, Chelsea, Scott, Tiffany, Faith, Kamryn, Dylan, Isaiah, Trinity, Trey, Grace, Hope, Maximus, Grey, Justice, Bubba, and Jaylon; nine great grandchildren; brothers, Teale Bissell, Otis Bissell and wife Natasha Mae; sisters, Brenda Newbolt and husband Billy, and Bertha Crawford and husband Wendell; a host of nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Thomas is preceded in death by his parents; paternal grandparents, Herbert Otis and Dona Bissell; maternal grandparents, Cashus and Phyllis Hennings.

Pallbearers are Dylan Martin, Isaiah Martin, Scott Lasater, Bubba Barker, Jaylon Barker, Stetson Bissell, Bradley Bissell, Brandon Newbolt, Aaron Bissell, Aaden Bissell, Josh Pack, Trey Jones, Max Jones, and Tim Crawford.


3-9-21 12:19 p.m. KAWX.ORG

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