In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you."
Jucobbi Deashun Balch was born into time on March 11, 1992. He was the third child born to the union of Terry and Alice Faye Juniel Balch in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
Jucobbi was raised in a loving and large family. He attended Tate Temple COGIC. He attended Peake Elementary, Goza Jr. High and later finished his GED certification.
Jucobbi was a lover of sports and music. His favorite artists were Lil Boosie, Lil Wayne and Zero. He was that cool, laid-back friend who was in tune with the latest trends of the 21st century. He had a great sense of humor and never met a stranger.
In his 19th season, Jucobbi surrendered his soul on Sunday, August 21, 2011; and now he is present with the Lord.
Family, as well as friends, will miss his quiet strength, smile and love, but will never forget his spirit and compassion. He lived life to the fullest, and there was never a dull moment when Jucobbi was around.
Jucobbi was welcomed to his eternal home by his father who made his transition on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, and his grandparents Tyree and Isabella Balch.
He leaves a legacy of love and his memories will be cherished by his mother, Alice Faye Juniel Balch of Arkadelphia, AR; seven sisters, Faytisa Balch of Little Rock, Kathy Balch, Laura (Pierre) Hunter, and Teresa (Gerald) Campbell all of Arkadelphia, AR, Tara (Henry) Smith of Camden, Debra (Herman) Monroe of Dallas, TX, and Tonya (John) Jordan of Virginia Beach, VA; twelve brothers, Anthony Balch, Ethan Balch, Elgin Balch Michael Balch, and James Balch all of Arkadelphia, AR; Timothy Balch of Jacksonville, AR, Torrey-James Balch of Hampton, AR, Eric Traylor, Keith Traylor both of Malvern, AR, Thurand (Theresa) Flowers of Oklahoma City, OK, Dale (Tamesha) Balch, Dion Balch both of Lansing, MI; a special bother, Wheatie Wells of Arkadelphia, AR; his grandmother, Mrs. Evelyn Juniel of Arkadelphia, AR, his special aunt, Elvalyne Scott of Arkadelphia, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous friends.
Jucobbi will lie in repose at the funeral home on Monday, August 29th from 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m. The family will receive friends and share with them the Images of Life DVD from 6-7 p.m.
The last farewell and tributes to his life will be shared on Tuesday, August 30th at 2:00 p.m. at Gennesaret Baptist Church where Superintendent Leroy Williams the pastor of Tate Temple COGIC will deliver the message.
The committal service and final resting place will be in Springhill Cemetery.