James O'Brien

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

TRUMANN - Mr. James Carvin O'Brien, 82, went to be with his Father on July 20, 2014 at the family residence in Trumann. Mr. O'Brien was born September 17, 1931 in Oil Trough, Ark., to Ermel and Jennie Fike O'Brien and lived his lifetime in Trumann. He was retired from the City of Trumann Parks Department, former employee of the Singer Company and was a member of the Church of The Lord Jesus Christ of Trumann. He was preceded in death by his wife, Esta Lee O'Brien; one sister, Nellie Maglothin; and his parents. He is survived by one daughter, Connie (Gene) Reeves of Trumann; one son, Dwight O'Brien of the home; three brothers, Bobby (Pat) O'Brien of Smithville, Ark., Gene (Kay) O'Brien of Batesville and E.C. (Patsy) O'Brien of Trumann; three sister, Betty Timbs and Sue Bixler both of Trumann and Kay Gregory of Marion; three grandchildren, Christy (Kevin) Pierce, Carl (Jessica) Wilson and Josh Reeves; and seven great-grandchildren. He was loved by all that knew him and will be greatly missed.

Funeral services were July 23 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Bro. Jimmy Stone officiating. Burial followed in Bolivar Cemetery near Harrisburg.

Pallbearers were Tony Ragsdale, Kenny Whitaker, Lonnie Whitaker, Donnie Whitaker, Felix Whitaker, and Nathan Whitaker. Honorary pallbearers were Boyce Whitaker and Finis Whitaker.

An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfunealhome.net.