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James Alton Sells

James Alton Sells, age 76, of Mena. Passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas.

He was born July 19, 1938 in Borger, Texas to the late John Henry Sells and the late Ruth Velma Taylor. He was married for eleven years to Carol Ann Ayers and was in the Banking and Education business by profession. He loved to play golf and coach baseball for the youth. James was a very kind and compassionate person and loved his children deeply.

He is survived by wife Carol Sells of the home; children Cherry Boozer and husband Bob, Christy Chavez and husband Dave, David Williams and fiancé Mary, Johnathon Williams and wife Tandi; grandchildren Zack Boozer, Max Boozer, Sam Chavez, Jack Chavez, Audie Chavez, Cate Chavez, Troy Williams, Elizabeth Williams, Annabel Williams and Eleanor Williams.

He was preceded in death by his parents John Henry and Ruth Sells.

Memorial service will be Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church with Brother David Chavez officiating under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.