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Mr. James Coffman

November 11, 1939 ~ March 8, 2016 (age 76)
James Coffman, 76, a resident of Hector, died Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center.

He was born November 11, 1939, at Hector to Stanley and Avis Barham Coffman. He graduated from Hector High School in 1957, and married Delores Barnhouse on November 3, 1961, at Hector. He worked for Arkla Gas Company for 30 and a half years as a backhoe operator. He enjoyed music and playing the guitar. He loved traveling with his wife, spending time with family, camping and fishing. He attended the Rock Springs Community Church at Hector and was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter, Victoria Jones.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Delores Coffman of Hector; a son, Roger Coffman, and his girlfriend, Suzanne Moore, of Hector; a daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Jake Jones of Hector; a granddaughter, Jessica Jones of Hector; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Louise and Glenn Hickman of Pembroke Pines, Florida and Linda and Cecil Freeman of Ben Hur, Arkansas; numerous nephews and nieces; and other relatives and friends.

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 12, 2016, at Humphrey Chapel with the Rev. Dean Caldwell and the Rev. Jeremy Mathis officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery at Hector under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service.

Active pallbearers will be his nephews, Steve Williams and David, Darwin, Billy, Michael and Daryl Barnhouse. Honorary pallbearers will be nephews and nieces.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Walnut Grove Cemetery Association, 235 Bill Gray Road, Atkins, Arkansas 72823.

Cemetery Details

Walnut Grove Cemetery
700 Walnut Grove Rd
Hector, AR,


MAR 11. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Humphrey Funeral Service 

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801

Funeral Service

MAR 12. 10:00 AM

Humphrey Chapel

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801

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