James Arthur Needham, 59 year old resident of Gentry, died June 9, 2018, at his home.

He was born February 15, 1959 in Riverside, Calif., the son of the late Clarence Needham and Juanita Davis Needham. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Carol and one brother, Ray. He was a mechanic at McKee Foods.

A memorial service was held at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Decatur Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Survivors include his wife Christina, of the home; son Trenton Driskell of Gentry; daughter Chloe McMullan of Gentry; sisters Tammy Flanery of Delaware, Wanda Wallace of Rudy, Mary Russell of Texas and Joyce Barnett of Subiaco; brothers Leonard Needham of New Blaine, and Jackie Needham of Dardanelle.