Wednesday, May 30, 2012

James "Jim" Killman, 76, of Rogers, Ark., passed away Sunday, May 27, 2012, in Circle of Life Hospice, Springdale, Ark.

He was born April 8, 1936, in Blue Eye, the son of Louis Madison and Ella Mae (Powell) Killman. On Dec. 19, 1959, in Butterfield, he was united in marriage to Lenora Marie Terry, who survives.

Additional survivors include: one daughter, Amelia Killman McCracken and her husband, Danny, of Rogers, Ark.; three brothers, David Killman, of Marionville, Elijah Killman and his wife, Sylvia, of Aurora, and Hosea Killman and his wife, Betty, of Springdale, Ark.; two sisters, Christene Killman Spain, of Monett, and Ruby Killman Roberts, of Neosho; one sister-in-law, Evelyn Killman, of Carthage; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and his mother-in-law, Frances Terry, of Nixa.

Preceding him in death were his parents; four sisters, Ruth Killman, Gladys Killman Mahurin, Elida Killman Moudy and Olena Killman Mattingly; and four brothers, Chester Killman; Jim's twin brother, Stephen Killman, Oma Killman and Joseph Killman.

He received his elementary education at Butterfield and graduated from Cassville High School. On June 8, 1955, he enlisted in the United States Navy, serving until June 12, 1959. For 34 years, he was employed for Wells Aluminum. He had been a member of United Pentecostal Church in Monett and was currently a member of First United Pentecostal Church in Rogers, Ark.

Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. Norman Hamby, Rev. Richard Moudy and Rev. Russell Hamby conducted the services. Burial with military honors was at Log Church Memorial Gardens, Butterfield.

Contributions may be made to Circle of Life Hospice in memory of Jim.

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