James Henry Boen, 80, of Clarksville died Sunday, December 10, 2006 in Clarksville. He was a Pentecostal, a World War II veteran, and a structural steel fabricator by trade.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Whitaker Boen, three daughters, Janet McGinnis of Alma, Yvonne Williams of Ozark, & Karen Carty of Mulberry; one son Leroy Boen of Paris; three stepsons, Kenneth Reed of Alma, Johnny Reed of Little Rock, & Randy Reed of Lamar; two step daughters, Teresa Lamproe of Russellville, & Sherry Waters of Muskogee, Oklahoma; one sister, Mereda Freeman of Mulberry, 24 grandchildren, & 26 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his Elvin Arbin Boen & Nora Shatswell Boen, two brothers, Larry "Steve" Boen & Marion Boen, and one daughter, Patty Shepperd.
Visitation will be from 6-7:30 PM Wednesday, December 13, 2006 at the funeral home. Funeral will be at 11 AM Thursday, December 14, 2006 at the Roller-Cox Funeral Chapel, with burial following in the West Mt. Zion Cemetery in Hartman.
Pallbearers will be Benjamin Whorton, Melvin Vinson, Kurt Loyd, Gerald Titsworth, Earl Halstead, & Billy Hughes.