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Jesse Aaron Poff
May 22, 1984 - February 10, 2007

Mr. Jesse Aaron Poff of Trumann, Ark., was born on Tuesday, May 22, 1984, son of Ricky Poff and Carol Ann McClung. Born in Jonesboro, he had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. He was the evening manager of Save-A-Lot in Trumann, composed music on computer and a avid movie critic who knew all the directors and their works and was a member of the First Christian Church. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Carol Ann Haynes McClung and Dr. Keith McClung of the home; his father, Ricky Poff of Trumann; a sister, Hannah McClung of Trumann; two brothers, Jeremy Kyle Poff and Alex McClung of Trumann; his grandmother, Lorene Haynes of Trumann; his step-grandparents, R.B. and Peggy McClung of Jonesboro. Funeral service will be Tuesday, February 13th at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann, with Rev. Leonard Harp officiating. Burial will follow in the Nettleton Cemetery in Jonesboro, Ark. Pallbearers will be Justin Smith, Derek Smith, Trae McCorkle, Cameron Poynor, Jerome Thigpen and Chase Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Save-A-Lot in Trumann. Visitation will be Monday evening from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann. An online register can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net

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  1. Joseph Hillman Poff III, Louisville, KY says

    Jesse was my cousin. I remember him as a child. I believe I knew him as Aaron (it's been so long ago). From reading about him, he was very talented. I remember playing with him as children at our grandparent's house in Heber Springs, Ak. He had a toy guitar that he loved. I'm sorry to see that he is gone so young.

  2. Pete Elmore, Temple City, CA says

    I just found out about Aaron's passing today, and my condolences go to his family. He was a great guy, always good-natured, and a talented musician. I hadn't seen him since I came back to Los Angeles, and won't get a chance now. His passing is a terrible loss, and I'm sure that he'll be remembered and missed by those that knew him.

  3. Carrie Hendrix (Wyatt), North Little Rock, AR says

    To each of I pray the Lord's comfort be with you. What a joy it was to have known Aaron and the sweet spirit he shared. May you find peace in the Lord.Carrie Hendrix, Wyatt

  4. Myles Whitman, Trumann says

    I'm very sorry for this loss. I only met Aaron a couple times but never really talk to him. But as I hear he was a really cool person. My best wishes and all my respects to the McClungs

  5. Lane Speakman, Trumann, AR says

    Aaron was just one of the sweetest guys that you would ever meet. He and I were very good friends. He was loved by many of us. I'm so sorry for your loss and if you need anything just let me know. God Bless you and you're in my prayers.

  6. Janet Schisler-Lulloff, Okemos, Michigan says

    Dear Keith and Carol, I am so sorry for your loss. Jon told me yesterday. I will be keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you.

  7. Curtis Norris, Iraq says

    Aaron was one of the most creative people I have ever met. I remember going to Aaron's house listening to his music and brainstorming movie ideas. I truly will miss one of my best friends. Sorry I can not make it down from Iraq. My prayers go to the family and friends of Aaron.

  8. Chasity Pierce, Trumann,Arkansas says

    I'm very sorry for this loss. I only met Aaron a couple times but never really talk to him. But as I hear he was a really cool person. My best wishes and all my respects to the McClungs.

  9. Billy & Sherry Brooks, Trumann, AR says

    Ricky, Carol & Dr. Keith,We were so sorry to hear about your son. Your family is in our prayers.

  10. Linda M. Dix, Bay, AR says

    To all of Aaron's family my deepest heartfelt sympathy. Aaron spent a lot of time at my home with my grandson Jason (Alcorn) and I really thought a lot of him. My thoughts and prayers are with you.Linda Dix Friend of Lorene's andJason's Grandmother

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  12. Ashley Jaynes, Trumann, AR says

    Aaron was one of the first friends I ever made at school. He was always such a nice guy. He will be missed greatly.

  13. Karen Snyder, Trumann, Arkansas says

    Carol (and family), My condolences on the loss of your son. Carol, just knowing you, and reading the messages sent about your son, he was a blessing in your life. He made lasting impressions on others that will live on in the memories of all those people's lives he touched. Again ... my condolences.Karen (Metheny) Snyder - I worked with Carol at the Herald at ASU when we were both working on our journalism degrees.

  14. Debby Cromwell, Fayetteville, AR says

    With our heartfelt and deepest sympathies to Aaron's family. We wish we could be there tomorrow with you. Aaron was one of my very best friends. I will miss him so much. Jason Alcorn and Debby Cromwell

  15. Audra Campbell, Trumann, AR says

    I'm so sorry for your loss. It all just seems unreal. I got the joy of growing up in church with Aaron. Your family is in my prayers.

  16. Hunter, Ricky,Tracy,Courtney Wright, Trumann, Ark says

    We send our deepest sympathies for your lose. Aaron was a very smart and talanted young man he will be missed. our prayers and thoughts our with you.

  17. Jessica York and Shari York, Trumann, Ar says

    I am so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  18. Richie Cobb, Bristol, CT says

    I am sorry I can not make it down from Connecticut. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  19. Lisa George, Rogers, AR says

    I am so sorry to read this! Jim Shaw forwarded it to us. Please know of my love and prayers for you.

  20. Amber Ihnfedlt , says

    Through all the years of this our life, to leadFrom joy to joy: for she can so informThe mind that is within us, so impressWith quietness and beauty, and so feedWith lofty thoughts, that neither evil tongues,Rash judgments, nor the sneers of selfish men,Nor greetings where no kindness is, nor allThe dreary intercourse of daily life,Shall e'er prevail against us, or disturbOur cheerful faith, that all which we beholdIs full of blessings. Therefore let the moonShine on thee in thy solitary walk;And let the misty mountain-winds be freeTo blow against thee: and, in after years,When these wild ecstasies shall be maturedInto a sober pleasure; when thy mindShall be a mansion for all lovely forms,Thy memory be as a dwelling-placeFor all sweet sounds and harmonies; oh! then,If solitude, or fear, or pain, or grief,Should be thy portion, with what healing thoughtsOf tender joy wilt thou remember me,And these my exhortations!

  21. Nicole Halfacre , says

    Aaron was such a good kind-hearted person.You all will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  22. Kamica Stevenson and family, Trumann, Ar says

    Aaron you will be missed.

  23. Tracy Lairson, Trumann, Arkansas says

    I am so sad for your loss. Aaron was a great guy and was loved by many people. I got the chance to get to know Aaron when he and I worked at Sav-A-Lot. Such a happy person, his smile was always contagious. That's the way I'll remember Aaron. I will keep your family in my prayers. God Bless

  24. Mallory Espey (Dickens), Boonville, Mo says

    I attended high school with Aaron and I am terribly sorry to hear about the accident. I will keep the family in my prayers! I am terribly sorry for your loss!

  25. Laci, Toronto, ON says

    Aaron...one of the sweetest people I have ever had the honor of meeting. Creative, talented, and just so very sweet. You guys are in my prayers.

  26. Brittney (Benson) Correa, Trumann says

    I am so sorry to hear the loss of you son. Aaron was a wonderful person and will be missed my many people. Your family will be in my prayers. God bless!

  27. Andrea Shuburte, Trumann, AR says

    I am so sorry for your loss. This all seems so unreal. Although we went to school together, I really got to know Aaron when we worked at Save A Lot together. My thoughts and prayers are w/ all of you.

  28. Bryan and Randi Jo Kelso, Bella Vista, Arkansas says

    Words are not enough in a time like this. May God comfort you and give you peace during this time of sorrow.The Kelso's

  29. Nicole Dixon, Trumann, Arkansas says

    I am so sorry to hear about Aaron's passing. I graduated with him, and he was someone I would consider a friend, even though I saw him for the first time since we graduated a few weeks ago. He seemed so happy and was always friendly and nice as usual. He will be deeply missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

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  31. Chase Smith, Trumann, AR says

    Our thoughts are with you at this time. Aaron was a great person and a great friend. Everyone who knew him will miss him and will always remember him.

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