Meet Our Veterinary Team

Meet the veterinarians & team of Cross County Veterinary Clinic.
We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Get to Know Our Team!

We are solely dedicated to your pet’s care! We look forward to getting to know you and hope you’ll take the time to scroll down and get to know us.

Meet Our Veterinarians

Dr.-Lackey in a yellow shirt


Veterinarian/Practice Owner

Dr. Lackey graduated from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. He is married to Laura, and they have two children, Liam and Greer, and two rescue dogs, CJ and Zuma, and some fun farm animals. Dr. Lackey enjoys fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family in his spare time.

DR. TARA-BETH BRANDON person smiling at camera


Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Brandon graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in May 2022 and began her career here at Cross County Veterinary Clinic. She and her husband, Wesley, have seven fur babies. Dr. Brandon is passionate about large animal medicine and has added this service back to our clinic.

Our Managers & Veterinary Technicians


Technician Manager/Certified Veterinary Technician

Natalie is one of our Certified Veterinary Technicians and also serves as the Technician Manager. She graduated from ASU-Beebe in 2015 and has worked at the clinic ever since. She is married to Robert and has three children. She enjoys working with all animals, but her favorite has to be goats. Natalie loves her job and couldn’t imagine doing anything else.

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Certified Veterinary Technician

Hannah Long has been a Certified Veterinary Technician with us for 4+ years. She achieved her degree through Penn Foster’s online program in 2 years. She is married, and they have three dogs, Charlie, Ruger, and Willy, and one cat, Tig. All of her babies are rescues, and they are her entire world. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys going to the gym and reading. 

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Office Manager

Laura graduated from the University of Memphis with a bachelor’s degree in business management. She stayed home for several years while Dr. Lackey pursued his veterinary degree. Laura joined the practice in 2021 once their two children, Liam and Greer, were in school more regularly. She loves all animals and has a little hobby farm with goats, pigs, cows, chickens, turkeys, dogs, and cats.

Our Veterinary Assistants

Angela Collins smiling at camera<br />

Veterinary Assistant

Angela has been working at the vet clinic since 2021. She enjoys all of the pets and getting to know their owners. She enjoys building long-lasting relationships with clients and coworkers. She has been married to Aaron for ten years, and together, they have six children and one grandchild. They have also been breeding Yorkies for eight years.

Stephanie Collins smiling

Veterinary Assistant

Stephanie has been a veterinary assistant at the clinic since 2017. She loves working with our small animal patients. Stephanie is married and has two children. She brings joy to the clinic and is always making everyone laugh. Stephanie loves her job and is very compassionate.

Blakely Wallker Collins smiling

Veterinary Assistant

Blakely has been with the clinic since 2016. She is currently our head large animal assistant. She brings lots of knowledge to the profession with her years of experience with horses. She is married to Grant and has three children.

Our Receptionists



Bailey started as one of our receptionists in 2022. She is a graduate of Wynne High School class of 2015. Bailey and her husband Sam have four children. When she isn’t at work, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.



Jen Wallis has been a part of the Cross County Veterinary Clinic for several years. She is married to Paul, and they have four children. Jen and her family attend 3 Trees Cowboy Church, and they enjoy going on mission trips together. Jen loves all animals, but she excels at loving people. When she’s not at work, you can find her chasing her kids to the net sporting event or whatever new adventure they want to try.

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At Cross County Veterinary Clinic in Wynne, AR, we advance veterinary medicine without sacrificing the sense of community essential to providing high-quality patient care. We offer superior veterinary care with our team of committed specialists, cutting-edge facilities, and individualized services. Please use the PetDesk's online system to make an appointment for your pet, and download our app to stay updated on their health.

We proudly serve the pets of all of Cross County, AR (Wynne, Parkin, Earle, Cherry Valley, Vanndale), St. Francis County (Forrest City, Colt, Caldwell), Marion, West Memphis, Harrisburg, and McCroy.