ĚJAMES ALLRED, 63, of Green Forest, died Thursday, March 29, 2007, at St. John s Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was born Aug. 9, 1943, in Cheyenne, Wyo. to the late Waco James Allred and Artie Ruth Deweese Allred.
James graduated from Green Forest High School and on Nov. 24, 1965, he married Donna Gale Etchison. To this union three children were born.
James worked as a printer for 28 years at Braswell Printing in Berryville. He was also employed at Tyson Foods and delivered the Grit newspaper for several years. He was a member of the Arkansas National Guard and was affiliated with Grandview Baptist Church. He will be remembered as a loving, devoted husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife Donna of the home; three daughters, Tammy and husband Flash Collins of Berryville, Tina and husband Johnny Reading of Wesley, Ark., Tonya and husband David Palmer of Green Forest; one sister, Ella Ruth Allred of Green Forest; three grandsons, Brandon Gumm, Dalton Bradley Palmer and Tyler Gordon Palmer. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Dawson Ryan Palmer.
Celebration of life services were held Monday, April 2, 2007, at Grandview Baptist Church with Pastor Billy McCall officiating. Interment was in Rule Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the James Allred Trust Fund at Arvest Bank. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.smithfamilyfuneralhome.net.