James Kelly Villines

Monday, April 5, 2021

James Kelly Villines of Lead Hill, Arkansas was born November 22, 1950 in Berryville, Arkansas to Fred And Lorena (McGhee) Villines. James passed away on March 24, 2021 in Jasper at the age of 70.

James served in the Army as a cook for over twenty years. He loved his dogs, fish westerns films, and classic movies.

On October 12, 1997 James was united in marriage to Karen “Becky” Villines who survives him of the home. He is also survived by his sons Joe Villines, Jamon Henderson, Eric Mendenhall; daughter Shay Lehn; brother Mark Villines; sister Nancy Villines Hill; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; along with several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

James is preceded in death by his parents and one son.

Visitation will be 5:00 pm till 7:00 pm, Sunday, March 28, 2021, at Nelson’s Green Forest Chapel. Funeral Service will be 10:00 am, Monday, March 29, 2021, at Nelson’s Green Forest Chapel with Brother Jamey James. Interment will follow at Pickens Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.