Mr. Jackie Donald Hewitt, Sr., 51, of Dardanelle, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.

He was born Jan. 16, 1961 in Searcy, the son of Jesse Henry and Verna Elizabeth (Hufford) Hewitt. He married Miss Sandra Matlock Dec. 22, 1979. Mr. Hewitt was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Donna Sue Hewitt and Wanda Sue Hewitt. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Matlock Hewitt; two sons, Jackie Donald Hewitt, Jr., of Dardanelle, and Derrick Dewayne Hewitt and wife, Megan, of Mt. Pleasant; four daughters, Kelley Jean Hewitt of Fisher, Donna Sue Jennings and husband, Jeremy, of Fisher, Kimberly Marie Matlock and husband, Jeramie, of El Paso, Texas, and Cindy Renee Holloway and husband, Eddie, of Springdale; five brothers, Wilburn Hewitt of Weiner, Marshal Hewitt of Belleville, Johnny Hewitt of Springfield, Loyd Hewitt of Mulberry, and Anthony Hewitt of Fisher; five sisters, Geraldine Seifers of Pampa, Texas, Verna Mae Johnson of Birda, Lois Hewitt and Dolly Hewitt, both of Weiner, and Helen Smith of Ohio; and 14 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed in Johnson Cemetery. Friends visited at the funeral home, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home (