OBITUARY

Johnny Thomas Groves

September 17, 1951April 3, 2021
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Johnny Thomas Groves, 69, of El Dorado, AR; died on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Courtyard Health and Rehabilitation.

Born on September 17, 1951 in Smackover, AR; he was the son of Tommy and Opal McKnight Groves. Johnny was retired maintenance supervisor for Pilgrims Pride El Dorado plant.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and three sisters, Marie Porter, Cathey Porter, and Nona Leopard.

Survivors are his sons, Christopher Groves and Gregory Groves (Mindy) all of El Dorado, AR; four grandchildren, Tristan Groves, Caleb Groves, Rebecca Self (Connor), Dillon Groves; and one great grandchild, Sadie Opal Self.

Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Murmil Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday April 7, at Murmil Baptist Church with Rev. Sye Duke officiating. Burial will follow at Bethel Primitive Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Young's Funeral Directors.

Memorials may be made to the John R. Williamson Hospice House, 2301 Champagnolle Rd., El Dorado, AR 71730.

Condolences may be made online at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Larry Neely
  • Jon Burns
  • Ted Gathright
  • Tristan Groves
  • Dillon Groves
  • Caleb Groves

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, April 6, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021

  • Interment

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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Susan Neely Jackson

April 5, 2021

Johnny was one of my favorite cousins!! He always had a beautiful smile & fun on his mind!! We had great times at family reunions. He will be missed by all!!

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