Jerry Maleare


MOUNTAIN HOME — Jerry Bruce Maleare, 75, of Mountain Home passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021.

He was born Sept. 18, 1945, in Marmaduke to J.B. and Ruth McInturff Maleare.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Charlene Lentz Maleare; one son, Perry (Karen) Maleare of Nixa, Mo.; one daughter, Tamra (Tyler) Casteel of Rogers; seven granddaughters, Morgan Maleare, Madison Maleare, Carlee Casteel, Riley Sims, Charlee Sims, Ella Casteel and Alexis Casteel; one sister, Karen Kerr of Gravette; one sister-in-law, Fran Maleare; and many other extended family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, William Thomas and James Maleare.

Jerry was a faithful member and deacon of Mountain Home Church of Christ. He proudly served his country in the Air Force for three years.

Jerry was president of the Arkansas Land Title Association from 1990 to 1991.

Jerry defined the title of “family man.” He was a devoted husband, supportive and loving father and an even better grandfather.

He loved his family with everything he had and enjoyed every moment he got to spend with them, especially during their many trips to the beaches of Florida.

Jerry is deeply loved and will be greatly missed by his loving family.

A visitation will be held from 9 till 10 a.m. today with a funeral service to follow at 10 a.m. at Mountain Home Church of Christ with Minister Ken Burton officiating. The services will stream live on the funeral home Facebook page, which can be located at

An interment will follow the services in Harvey’s Chapel Cemetery at Marmaduke.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mountain Home Church of Christ for missions. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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