James William McClain
Funeral Date: 5/26/2016

Obituary:
James William McClain, Jr. age 78 of Warren, Arkansas died Monday, May 23, 2016. He was born December 23, 1937, in Cleveland County, Arkansas to James William McClain, Sr. and Ollie Mae Beaty McClain. He was retired from Potlatch Corporation with thirty-two years of service as the Bradley Yard Foreman. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church of Warren. Mr. McClain was a fifty plus year member of the Masonic Lodge #33, F. & A. M. of Warren, serving as the Worshipful Master and also serving as treasurer of the lodge for a number of years. Preceding him in death was a daughter Marion Gail McClain, a grandson Coty Allen McClain, and a great-grandson Gabriel Sullivan, a brother Albert (Bud) McClain and two sisters Doris McClain Coker and Billie Maxine McClain. Survivors are his wife Gala Vinson McClain, whom he married November 30, 1956; two sons: James E. "Jim" McClain (Cheryl) of Maumelle, and Thomas L. "Tommy" McClain (Robbin) of Little Rock; two daughters: Ramona McClain Smith of Vilonia, and Stacy McClain Hargrove (Jeff) of Cabot; six grandchildren: Julianna Smith Yeatman, Hannah Smith Sullivan, Zachary Keaton McClain, Zoe Elizabeth McClain, Gavin McClain Hargrove, and Kyzer Luke Hargrove; one great-grandchild Harrison Jax Yeatman. He is also survived by three sisters: Dorothy Smith of Sheridan, Martha Spakes of Memphis, TN., and Jo Small of Pine Bluff. James William McClain, Jr. age 78 of Warren, Arkansas died Monday, May 23, 2016. He was born December 23, 1937, in Cleveland County Arkansas to James William McClain, Sr. and Ollie Mae Beaty McClain. He was retired from Potlatch Corporation with thirty-two years of service as the Bradley Yard Foreman. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church of Warren. Mr. McClain was a fifty plus year member of the Masonic Lodge #33, F. & A. M. of Warren, serving as the Worshipful Master and also serving as treasurer of the lodge for a number of years. Preceding him in death was a daughter Marion Gail McClain, a grandson Coty Allen McClain, and a great-grandson Gabriel Sullivan, a brother Albert (Bud) McClain and two sisters Doris McClain Coker and Billie Maxine McClain. Survivors are is wife Gala Vinson McClain, whom he married November 30, 1956; two sons: James E. “Jim” McClain (Cheryl) of Maumelle, and Thomas L. “Tommy” McClain (Robbin) of Little Rock; two daughters: Ramona McClain Smith of Vilonia, and Stacy McClain Hargrove (Jeff) of Cabot; six grandchildren: Julianna Smith Yeatman, Hannah Smith Sullivan, Zachary Keaton McClain, Zoe Elizabeth McClain, Gavin McClain Hargrove, and Kyzer Luke Hargrove; one great-grandchild Harrison Jax Yeatman. He is also survived by three sisters: Dorothy Smith of Sheridan, Martha Spakes of Memphis, TN., and Jo Small of Pine Bluff. Funeral service was at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at Frazers Funeral Home Chapel, Warren, Arkansas with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Union Cemetery, Rye, Arkansas by Frazers Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Harry Yeatman, Kevin Sullivan, Jeff Hargrove, Zack McClain, James E. Smith, DeWayne Ashcraft, Mike Gorman and Scott Clanton. Honorary pallbearers were member of Masonic Lodge 33, F.& A. M. of Warren, Kenneth McClain, Don McClain, Ronnie Spakes, Steve Spakes, George Coker, Mike Small, Billy Ray Jones, Howard Gavin and Donald Doster. A special thanks to Hospice Home Care - Faulkner County, Arkansas for providing superior care for James.

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Name: Sam & Brenda Mercer
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Name: Sam Veteto
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Name: Sherri & Deloris Jones
Message: So sorry to hear about Mr. Sonny. He was a nice person. We always enjoyed his visits with us, especially Dad. Prayers for your family.

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Name: Nita Gilbert
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Name: June & Jackie West
Message: So sorry you lost James, He was a very fine man.

Name: James Wright
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Name: Paula Herring
Message: Ramona and Family so sorry to hear about the passing of you Dad thoughts and prayers for each one of you

Name: Michael Frisby
Message: Ramona, So sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

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Name: BERNADINE JONES
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