James William Newport, September 26, 1926~March 20, 2015
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He retired from the Social Security Administration; served in WW II and Korea and was a member of both the Army and National Guard; and was a member of Wiggins Memorial United Methodist Church for forty-three years.
He is survived by his wife of fifty-four years, Mary Lou Easterling Newport of the home; children, Melissa Newport of Fayetteville; and Bill Newport of Conway; two grandchildren, Jay and Emily Newport; a brother, Max Newport; two sisters, Berneice Hebert; and Lou Thompson and husband, Charles.
Graveside services will be 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Mt. Comfort Cemetery with Letitia Durham officiating under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 P.M on Monday, March 23, 2015 at Beard’s Chapel.
Memorials may be made to C.E.O., P.O. Box 3631, Fayetteville, AR. 72702; Central United Methodist Church, 6 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville, AR. 72701; or a charity of your choice.
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