Henry Saborn Humphries, Jr.

Henry Saborn Humphries Jr., 63, of Magazine, passed away June 11, 2014 in Danville. He was born on Nov. 14, 1950 in Fort Smith to Henry Saborn Humphries, Sr. and Ernestine (Miller) Plank.

He received his doctorate in Psychology from the Forrest Institute in Springfield, Mo., and was of the Baptist faith. He served two and a half tours in Vietnam with the United States Navy and received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Combat Action Ribbon and Meritorious Unit Commendation.

He is preceded in death by his father, Henry Saborn Humphries, Sr., mother and step-father Ernestine and Lewis Plank; mother- and father-in-law, Willard and Charlene Downs; and brother-in-law, Oneal Downs.

A funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Monday, June 16, at Roller Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Magazine, with Military Honors, under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, June 14, at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years Charlotte K. (Downs) Humphries of Magazine; one daughter, Dea’na Gremillion and husband Bobby of Paris; two sons, Darin Wesley Cox of Magazine and Michael Saborn Humphries of Magazine; one sister, Rebecca Young and husband Rev. Paul Young of Gravette; two brothers, William Humphries of Fort Smith and Jerry Lee Humphries and wife Linda of Van Buren; one aunt, Mandy Dahl; five grandchildren, Ethan Hughes, Jake Gremillion, Hailey Gremillion, Destiny Rose Blount and Serena Winter Cox; 20 nieces and nephews; and numerous great-nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Paul Sims, Keith Downs, Bobby Gremillion, Quentin Hice, Joe Humphries, Kip Hice and Josh Downs. Honorary pallbearer will be John Garner.