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James Louis Abbess, Jr.

James Louis Abbess, Jr. age 67 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 in Little Rock.

James was born on June 4, 1952 in Hallettsville, Texas to the late James Louise Abbess and the late Alice Ruth Nichols. He served his country in the United States Air Force. James enjoyed working at U.S. Motors. He also liked listening to music and was a “Ford” guy. He was a loving brother, uncle and friend to all who knew him.

He is survived by brother, Buddy Barron of Muse, Oklahoma; sister:   Janice Barron Wright of Muse, Oklahoma; and nephews:  Wes Wright of Mena, Arkansas and Jason Wright of Watauga, Texas.

He was preceded in death by parents, and a brother Gaylord Barron.

Mr. Abbess was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

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