James Melvin Moore, 80 of Atkins, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, December 25, 2021 at Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born January 17, 1941 in Atkins to Andrew Jackson Moore and Artie Kathryn Cossey. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Aylene Huff and Evelyn Nowlin; two brothers, Johnn Robert Moore and JC Moore.
James was a member and Deacon of Kenwood Free Will Baptist Church, he loved gardening, he worked in the cotton mill for twenty-four years.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of thirty-one years Betty Lou Moore four children, Tami McCreary, Tina Pennington, Teresa Murphy and James Moore; eight grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; four step children, five step grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; his siblings, Mary Deal, Andy Lee Moore and Leo Moore.
The Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 29th, 2021 at Russellville Family Funeral with burial following in Oakland Cemetery in Atkins, AR. Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. Rev. Terry Duvall will officiate.
Pallbearers will be Tony Enos, Tommy Moore, Dewey Pace, Hayden Shockley, Judd Moore, Mark Shockley.
Obituary and online guestbook are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com .