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“Boone will be Really missed by all at Friday night music in Sherwood Senior center Especially. A Swell Guy loved his Family Dearly. Johnetta, Thanks...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Kenneth & Mary Pettingill - AR

“Boone was one of the nicest men I've ever met. I never hear him say a harsh work. He always visited and knew my name when we worked at the phone...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Viola Brown - Fort Smith, AR

“Boone & Juanita were my neighbors when they lived in Conway. I have also played music with Boone many times. What a talented musician he was! ...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Doris Hutchins - Conway, AR

“My dad, Jim Sweeden, worked at SWB with both Boone and Rod. He thought a lot of both of them and I want to extend the Sweeden family's condolences...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Jan Sweeden Davis - Conway, AR

“Glad you're safe and healed in Jesus' arms and reunited with so many loved ones. We'll miss you for now but save us a seat! ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Margi Baker - Pensacola, FL

“Prayers to the family. Boone was such a great guy. I can't tell you how many times I've enjoyed laughing at his humor that was certainly a part of...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Terry Beeson - Springfield, MO

“I never knew Boone well but I watched him play a thousand times at bluegrass shows. His music and his memory will live forever on earth, while he...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Kim Hampton - Alma, AR

“One of the finest men I have ever know. A Godly man. Kind and considerate of others. Joyfully sharing his gift from God of music. He enjoyed to...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Sam & Maggie Ross - Sherwood, AR

“Johnna, Kathy and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Boone was a fantastic musician and Charles and I really enjoyed playing with him...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Sue Bagwell - Conway, AR - Friend

“We'll miss that wonderful smile! I remember hearing him play "Coconut Grove" on the piano when I'd be visiting Jean Carlon. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Jeanne Rentfro Dove - Ozark, MO

“I know Boon is fiddling right now. He has so many friends and family there who can fiddle with him. What a wonderful man! I know what an example he...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Shirley Holsinger - Allen, TX

“Condolences to all the family. Boone will be missed by many. He was a faithful Christian man. Everyone at Valley View sends their love and prayers...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Carolyn Bowen - Friend

“So sorry to hear of his passing, Boone was a special friend to us,enjoyed his music,it will be missed,prayers. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Mark and Pam Williams - Ostrander, OH


John Edd "Boone" Carlon, age 82, of Jacksonville, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017. He was born November 30, 1934 in Hattieville, Arkansas, a son to the late Walter Edgar Carlon and Mildred Blanch Ray Carlon. He was a retired engineer from Southwestern Bell, and was a member of the Valley View Church of Christ in Greenwood.
Survivors include his daughters, Johnna Ruth Carlon Lee of Jacksonville, Katherine Joann Carlon (Wesley) Reed of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Jon Wesley (Jennifer) Reed of Jonesboro, Brittany Rose Reed (Aaron) French of Clovis, New Mexico, Philip Kevin Lee, Jr. of Jacksonville; great grandchildren, Madeline and Loralie Reed of Jonesboro, Ian French of Clovis, New Mexico; brother, Ancel Ray Carlon of Morrilton, and sister, Melba Janice (Don) Deitrick of Falling Waters, West Virginia. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Walls Carlon; daughter, Jamie Sue Carlon; son in law, Philip Kevin Lee; great grandchildren, Benjamin Maxwell Reed, Felicity Ava Reed; siblings, Margaret Evelyn Edwards, Walter Raymon Carlon, Sarah Ermalee Burnett, James Edwin Carlon, Robert Harold Carlon, Gilbert Louis Carlon, Frances Marlene Carlon, Mildred Sue Carlon, and Doris Jean Himes.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Harris Chapel. Burial will be at Old Hickory Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.

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