Obituaries 03/02/16

James Hasselle McCain

James Hasselle McCain, 75, of West Memphis died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016 at Methodist University Hospital. Mr. McCain was a member of the First United Methodist Church of West Memphis, Board of Directors at Arkansas State University, and owner of McCain Distributing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Lamar McCain and Glenda Phillips McCain a brother Paul A. McCain. He is survived by his wife, Judy B. McCain of West Memphis; two daughters, Leigh McCain Barrett (Bryan) of Byhalia, Mississippi and Mary Bird Smith (Cookie) of West Memphis; three grandchildren ,Elizabeth Ellen Dial, Marguerite Barrett, Joshua Barrett; three brothers, Irby McCain Mike McCain and Larry McCain all of West Memphis. Visitation will be from 12 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home with graveside services at 1:30 p.m. at Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion,. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of West Memphis or Mid-South Community College. On-line guestbook at

Desha Parker Sr.

Desha Parker Sr., 82, of West Memphis, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. Visitation Friday, March 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Anthony Funeral Home South Chapel. Services Saturday, March 5, 10 a.m. in Beautiful Zion M. B. Church, West Memphis with burial in Paradise Garden Cemetery. He is survived by two daughters, Deloris Johnson and Glenda Pitchford of Memphis; four sons, Eric Parker, Sidney Parker of West Memphis, Torrey Jones of Waxahachie, Texas and Odell Thomas of Vancouver, Washington; one sister, Dorothy Parker of West Memphis; one brother, Joe Parker of Detroit, Michigan; 38 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

James “Jim” Lee Stevens

James “Jim” Lee Stevens, 57, of West Memphis passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jane Casto; and his grandmother, Maxine Allen. He is survived by his father James “Tiger” M. Stevens of West Memphis; his sister, Susan Wetzel (Todd) of Russellville; a niece, Nathalie Wetzel; a nephew, Chase Wetzel; and a grand-nephew, Brently Jones. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association. Visitation will be on Saturday from 3 to 4 p.m. at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis. Services will follow at 4 p.m. Online guestbook:

Angelo Williams

Angelo Williams, 48, of West Memphis, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 in Methodist University Hospital. Visitation Friday, March 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Pilgrim Rest M. B. Church in Osceola, Arkansas. Services Saturday, March 5, 11 a.m. Seventh Street Church of Christ, West Memphis with burial in Paradise Garden Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Devorac Williams of West Memphis; his father, Eddie Williams of Memphis; two daughters, Devonjaual Rogers of West Memphis and Dello Strong of Little Rock; four sons, Joshua Dancy of Madison, Wisconsin, Keo Hayman and Deondra Williams of Osceola and Robert Strong, III of West Memphis; three sisters, his twin, Angela Williams of West Memphis, Joyce Turner of Jonesboro and Helen Williams of Michigan; six brothers, Eddie Williams, Jr. of Blytheville, James Williams, Robert Williams and Milton Dority of West Memphis, Willie Williams of Searcy, Arkansas and Michael Williams of Luxora, Arkansas and one granddaughter, Keosha Haymon of Osceola.


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