J. K. Davies
Published: December 27, 2012
Mr. J. K. Davies Jr., 86 of Gurdon passed away, Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 in Baptist Hospital in Arkadelphia.
Mr. Davies was born May 23, 1926 in Dobyville, Ark. to Jesse Kincaid Davies Sr. and Mattie Lou White Davies. He is retired from Reynolds Aluminum as maintenance scheduling supervisor and a US Army Veteran of World War II.
He is a member of the First United Methodist Church in Gurdon where he was very active in church actives and a member of the Friendly Men's Sunday School Class. He enjoyed fox hunting, taking care of his hounds, teaching kids to water ski and his grand-girls.
He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, George Davies and Wayne Davies; four sisters, Virginia Qualls, Francis McElhannon, Doris Davies and JoAnne Davies and his wife's twin sister, Jean Boulden.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years of marriage, Jo Gates Davies; his son, Don Wesley Davies and wife, Debbie of Gurdon; his sister, Mary Henson of Wynne; his two grand-daughters, Heath Bruce, husband, Tommy and Krissi Jo Childres, husband, Toby; his two great-grandchildren, Kamryn Kincaid Bruce and Thomas Elliott Bruce and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at the First United Methodist Church in Gurdon. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at the First United Methodist Church in Gurdon. Rev. Carl Ownbey and Rev. Loyd Perry will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hedge Cemetery in Gurdon.
Arrangements are by Brazzel/Cornish The Funeral Home in Prescott, Ark. Online guestbook: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com.