John Henry Gathright

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John Henry Gathright, 80, of Alexander, passed away January 9, 2019. Born in Huttig, Arkansas to Deffie and Marjorie Simpson Gathright, he was a U.S. Navy veteran and retired from Safeway as a Produce Manager. Preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Bobby Gene Gathright, he is survived by his children, Donna Kay Gathright of North Little Rock and Lori Ann Maddox (Cary) of Maumelle; grandchildren, Alec Horton and Will Horton, of North Little Rock, and Grace Maddox and Sam Maddox, of Maumelle; brothers, Shelly Gathright of Heber Springs, Bernard Gathright of Smackover and Ron Gathright of Dyersburg, Tennessee; and a host of other family and friends, including his Friday afternoon golf group. There will be a celebration of John's life today, Sunday, January 13 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Maumelle Country Club, 100 Club Manor Drive, Maumelle, Ark., 72113. Private interment will take place at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock. Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct., (501)224-2200. Mr. Gathright's online guestbook may be signed at

Published January 13, 2019

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