Jimmy Douglas Chamness, 66, of Sarah, Mississippi passed away Monday, January 30, 2012 at Memphis, Tennessee. Mr. Chamness was born March 29, 1945 in Helena, Arkansas to the late Artie Chamness and the late Oma Dexter Chamness.
He is survived by a son, Douglas “Doug” Chamness (Becky) of Sarah, Mississippi; four daughters, Shelia Burton (Jack) of Russellville, Arkansas, Dana Reed (Kevin) of Helena, Kristy Inman (Chris) of Searcy, Arkansas and Jessica Stotts of Searcy; six grandchildren, Tisha Clark, Jimmy Eubanks, Kyle Burton, Jenna Reed, Jessica Inman and Chloe Inman; three sisters, Edith Caldwell (James) of Spring, Texas, Mary Lou Davis (LeRoy) of Cherokee Village, Arkansas and Christine Dawson of Williford, Arkansas; and four brothers, Fred Chamness (Ida Mae) of Manassas, Virginia, Mack Chamness (Carol) of Woodstock, Georgia, Bill Chamness (Mary Anne) of Humbolt, Tennessee and Reuben Chamness (Trena) of Springhill, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara Chamness; sister, Bernice Chamness; brothers, David Chamness and Clyde Chamness; and a granddaughter, Kia Samis.
Graveside services for Jimmy Chamness will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, February 2, 2012 at Sunset Memorial Park in West Helena. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Roller-Citizens. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park in West Helena. Reverend Greg Hurt will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 901 North University Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72207.
Services will be directed by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena, (870) 572-2571.