Fannie Jo Hackney Flynn

Fannie Jo Hackney Flynn, 91 of Carlisle, died January 3, 2016 at Chambers Nursing Home in Carlisle.  She was born September 20, 1924 to Marshall and Della Blanche Hillyard.

Jo was a graduate of Carlisle High School and Draughon School of Business in Little Rock.  She worked as an office manager for Young’s Department Stores for over 40 years then at Citizen’s Bank and Trust until she retired.

Survivors include a sister, Addie L. Petrus of Carlisle; one daughter, Jill Miller and husband, Doug of Traverse City, Michigan; four granddaughters; nine great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, Bud Hackney and Wendy Flynn; her parents; one brother, Earnest Hillyard and one sister, Cora Ellen Dabbs.

Pallbearers are Larry Hillyard, Jim Petrus, Michael Anderson, Rick Bransford, Bobby Petrus, Doug Miller and honorary Scott Anderson.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at the Landmark Baptist Church in Carlisle, with visitation one prior to services.

The family would like to thank the nursing staff and administration of Chambers Nursing Home for their loving care and support of our beloved Jo for over 19 years.  

Arrangements are by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen.

3 thoughts on “Fannie Jo Hackney Flynn”

  1. I can still remember Jo helping me out at the bank drive thru when it was Citizen’s Bank & Trust. We will miss her at Chambers Nursing Home. Thoughts and Prayers to the Family.

  2. Mary Jane Hallum

    Ms. Jo will be missed from our Sunday school class at Chamber Nursing Home on Sunday mornings. She really enjoyed our class. The sweetest person you would want to know. Our thoughts and prayers. Carroll & MaryJane Hallum. Lonoke Baptist Church

  3. Hannah Hillyard

    Dear Aunt Addie, Anne and Janet,
    Aunt Jo will be dearly missed by all those who knew her. She was always such a dear sweet and classy lady and I’ll always remember how kind she was to me whenever I would see her. My deepest sympathies go out to all of you.

    Cousin Hannah

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