James W. Osburn
Funeral Date: 1/26/2017

James W. Osburn age 71, of Vick, AR, died Monday, January 23rd at the John R. Williamson Hospice House. He was born March 2nd, 1945 in Newport, AR, a son of the late Elias Osburn and Geneva Massey Osburn. He was a retired employee with the Arkansas State Medical Examiner Office, a retired Bradley County Sheriff Office Deputy, a member of the Eagle Lake Crossroads Baptist Church near Vick, AR. And a Vietnam War veteran, serving in the United States Marine Corp. In his earlier years, he worked as a carpenter and was a member of the Carpenterís Union Local 690 out of Little Rock, AR where he served as a shop steward. Surviving is his wife Opal Jones Osburn whom he married July 17th, 2010. A son James William Osburn, Jr and spouse Kathy, Jackson, Miss. A daughter April Barnes, Benton, AR. 3 brothers Wayne Osburn and spouse Nancy, Hampton, VA. Charles Osburn and spouse Suzanna, Bigelow, AR. Kenneth Osburn and spouse Debbie, Morrow, OH. 5 sisters Vera Williams, Snow Camp, NC, LaNell Bennett, Grandview, TX, Jean Anselmi, Naples, FL, Louise Rose and spouse Wayne, Heber Springs, AR, and Sandra Gates, Newport, AR. 3 grandchildren Rebecca Osburn of Miss., Jimmy Osburn of FLA, and Jackson Barnes, Benton, AR. Funeral service was 1:30 p.m. Thursday, January 26th at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Wally Ferguson, Rev. Billy Reed and Richard Pope. Active pallbearers were Monty Hearnsburger, John Lamb, Herschel Tillman, Rick Anders and Butch Belin.



Name: Richard Pope
Message: Jim I will miss you greatly. Thank you fo all the memories and your consistent friendship. God bless you Opal.

Message: You will be greatly missed Mr. Jim. Mel and I love you forever and thank you for walking me down the aisle. Mrs. Gigi God be with you in this difficult path that you will have to walk down. We love you!!

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: Mrs. Opal, I am so very sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Roger Rose

Name: Mark, Kelley, and Brianna Hollingsworth
Message: We are sorry for your loss. Mr. Osburn will be missed.

Name: Audrey, James & Jim Stanley
Message: Our sincere condolences to all his family & friends. I would write more but this machine kicks back all my wordsmithing. If Jim were here, he could fix it!