John “ Jack” Edward Venable, age 83 of Nashville, Arkansas, passed away, Thursday, July 5, 2012 in Nashville. He was born July 2, 1929 in Center Community near Nashville to the late John Everett and Lois Epton Venable.
He was a retired Butcher, and had worked many years for area grocery stores. He was also an Army Veteran.
Mr. Venable was a member of the Center Point Methodist Church. He loved music and playing the steel guitar. Most of all he loved his grandkids.
Preceding him in death besides his parents was his first wife, Berta Venable. A younger brother, Dick Venable, 1 sister, Mary Bell Gardner, and a grandson, Adam Venable.
His survivors include his wife, Gwen Venable of Nashville
5 children, Connley Venable of Nashville
Jim Venable of Nashville
Sherry Johnson of North Carolina
Pat Musgrove of Atlanta, Texas
Matthew Venable of Nashville
5 Grandchildren, 13 Great Grandchildren
And a host of other family and friends.
Graveside services will be Monday, July 9, 2012 at 10 am. at Center Point Cemetery under the direction of Nashville Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 to 4 pm. You may send the family an online sympathy message to www.nashvillefh.com
Memorials May be made to the Center Point Methodist Church, Alzheimer’s Assoc. @ alz.org, or to autismspeaks.org