James Kenneth Hedge - Blytheville

Wednesday, February 9, 2005

James Kenneth Hedge, 71, of Blytheville, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at his home. Born Dec. 29, 1933, in Luxora, the son of Leslie and Thelma Davis Hedge, he was a lifelong area resident, a retired farmer, and a member of Pathway Church of God.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Marie Hedge of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Gwen and Dave Crocker of Bradenton, Fla., and Kathy and Windell Allen of Blytheville; three sisters, Novella Carroll of Leachville, Edna Mae Morton and her husband Leonard of Blytheville, and Gladys Morgan and her husband John of Plantersville, Miss.; a grandson, James Edward Crocker of Sarasota, Fla.; a granddaughter, Nessa Bradfield of Blytheville; a great-granddaughter, Stephanie Bradfield of Blytheville; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ulala Baggett, and a brother.

The funeral was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel in Blytheville with Rev. Danny Rigney and Rev. Dewayne Culp officiating. Burial was in Dogwood Cemetery.