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J.C. Buel Kinder

January 19, 1936 — January 27, 2022

Rev. J.C. Buel Kinder, 86 of Paris, Arkansas, went home to be with his Lord, Thursday, January 27, 2022 at UAMS in Little Rock. He was born January 19, 1936 in Oak Grove, Arkansas to Chester and Cassie Brown Kinder. He was preceded in death by his daughters, Rebecca Kinder and Ramona Kinder; his parents, Chester and Cassie Kinder; two sisters, Floye Warren and BunaFaye Reed.

He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Betty Kinder; daughter, Debbie Featherston and husband Billy of Paris, Arkansas; granddaughter, Megan Featherstone; grandson, Bradley Featherstone, as well as several other family and friends.

J.C. was a pastor for over 60 years in the Arkansas River Valley area. He was an avid hunter, enjoyed stock car racing and spending time with his family.

His visitation will be 4-6pm, Friday, January 28, 2022 at Russellville Family Funeral. The Funeral service will be 10am, Saturday, January 29, 2022 at St. Joe Free Will Baptist Church in Atkins, with burial following in St Joe Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral.

Pallbearers will be Gary Hawks, Bernard Bull, Trevor Floyd, Bobby Reed, Scotty Reed and Scott Warren.

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Friday, January 28, 2022

4:00 - 6:00pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

St. Joe Free Will Baptist Church

St. Joe Road , Atkins , AR 72823

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