James Coburn
December 11, 1938 - November 22, 2019

James Coburn, 80, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away on November 22, 2019 at Community Compassion Center of Jonesboro. He was born on December 11, 1938 in Mississippi to Tommy Gene and Inez Coburn. He was of the Baptist Faith, played high school football, and worked as a long-haul truck driver. He enjoyed talking about his memories about his good friends Charlie and Vicky that he worked with at Gillis Farms and his friend John that he played football with in high school. Survivors include; two daughters: Deborah Jones of Jonesboro, Arkansas and Cookie Coburn of Osceola, Arkansas; three grandchildren: Payten Gregory of Jonesboro, Logan Jones of Jonesboro, and Samuel Alvorado of Pocahontas; three great-grandchildren: Ciara Alvorado of Pocahontas, Tonya Wilson of Jonesboro, and Jezalynn Alvorado of Pocahontas; one aunt: Pearl Coburn of Mississippi; and a host of other family and friends. He was preceded in death by; his parents: Tommy and Inez Coburn; wife Wanda Coburn; his granddaughter: Bobbie Jones; and his sisters. Private services at a later date.

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  1. DeborahJones , Jonesboro says

    I miss and love you dad now ur with mom and boo kiss them and ill be seeing you all one day love Deb

  2. Tammy, Jacksonville says

    Debbie he was a great man just like your mom was a great woman...there wasn't anything I wouldn't do for them...I am so sorry that I live far away...and I couldn't make it....Tonya so sorry for your lose

  3. Rena, Jonesboro says

    I love u all. I will try my best to help the family as much as I'm able .. rest well pawpaw and plz give granny a big hug and ???? for me... Love Rena

  4. Deborah abd Randy Hill, Jonesboro says

    Dad we love and miss you. You will never be forgotten. You will always be remember for ur loyalty.honesty and the honor you deserve for taking and careing for all of us. You raised more kids than a day care service .your were and always will be amazing man. I will treasure the time we had together. And i will always be ur daugther no matter what i looked at you as my father and that will never change. Pokey sends his love to you as well. Theres alot me and the kids wish we could say to you at this moment bt the man thing would be your home now daddy with mother and boo.we love you.

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