James Billy Jennings, age 67, of Gurdon, passed from this life on Sunday, January 2, 2022, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born June 7, 1954, in Gurdon, the son of the late Billy and Cora Ann Reaves Jennings. James was a retired truck driver and a Baptist. He enjoyed family activities, fishing and spending time with his dog, Missy in his free time. James was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Brandy Fulton, one son, Clayton Jennings and one brother, Carson Shaw.
Survivors are two daughters, Trudy Jennings of Gurdon and Ashley Akers (Shane) of Gurdon, eight grandchildren, Shelbie and Cassidy Bingham, Lynlea Ellis, Wesley Calley, Logan and Kailey Jennings and Samantha and Dixie Akers, and six great grandchildren with one on the way.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday January 7, 2022, at Easley Cemetery with Bro. Bill O’Connell officiating.
Visitation is from 12:00 to 1:00 PM Friday at Welch Funeral Home in Arkadelphia.
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Final arrangements are entrusted to The Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia. Visit www.welchfh.net to sign the guestbook.