John Owen Aiken, Jr.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

John Owen Aiken, Jr., a resident of Green Forest, AR, was born August 18, 1989 in Berryville, AR, a son of John Owen Aiken, Sr. and Chalane Marie (Lacombe) Downs. He departed this life Wednesday, December 15, 2010 in Missouri, at the age of 21.

Johnny worked at Tyson Foods for over one year doing various duties. He loved spending time with his family, hiking and boating in the summertime.

He is survived by one son, Donovan Neeley of Green Forest, AR; fiancÚ, Crystal Neeley of Green Forest, AR; mother, Chalane Downs of Green Forest, AR; step-father, Harvey Downs of Green Forest, AR; sister, Catherine Miller of Washington; brother, Daniel Singleton of Mississippi; sister, Christina Carter of Berryville, AR; sister, Amanda Myers of Gladewater, TX; paternal grandmother, Idell Aiken of Texas; uncle, Billy Aiken; aunt, Lucy Pflueger; aunt, Jackie McAllister; maternal grandfather, Errol Lacombe; step-grandfather, William Rando; uncle, Greg Lacombe; aunt, Monica Scavo; cousins, Adam Lacombe, Henry Scavo and Tiffany Scavo; several other cousins, nieces, nephews, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Owen Aiken, Sr. and maternal grandmother, Shirley Rando.

Visitation will be held from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday, December 17, 2010 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, December 18, 2010 at the Pension Mountain Cemetery. Interment will follow in the Pension Mountain Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to the family at