Jim W. Lowden left this earth for a better place on 11-29-2019 at 74 years of age. Born in Clarksville, AR 11-7-45 to Oliver W. and Jean Logan Lowden. He was preceded in death by both parents, his brothers; Dale and George Page and John David Lowden, sisters; Brenda Hendrick, Jo Carlson, stepbrother; Dwight Guidry and stepfather; Tilden Guidry “Cotton”, brother and sister in law; Garland “Jeanette” Wright. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Barbara Barksdale Lowden of Jacksonville. Also survived by his daughter, Toni Clark “Scott” of Sherwood; brothers, Don “Barbara” Lowden and Larry Lowden of California; sister in law, Martha Profit of El Dorado, and Dottie and “Hoppy” Hopkins as well as Kathy Guidry of Albuquerque, NM. Brothers and sisters in law; Jerry “Judy” Barksdale of Hampton; Jeff “Kim” Barksdale of Mayflower and Reed “Dianne” Wilson of NC, Sara “Steven” Rickett of Bryant, Sue Stivers of Hampton and granddaughter; Ella Clark of Sherwood, special nieces; Brandi Cotton and family of Sparksman and Pam “Joe” Ray of El Dorado. Other relatives and close friends.
Jim served in the Army and was a Vietnam Vet. He retired from Target Printing Co. after 40 years of service. He was a 32nd degree Mason and attended church at Grace Fellowship in Cabot. Over the years he was an avid hunter, fisherman, camper, golfer, scuba diver and biker. He enjoyed old cars, playing guitars and dominoes, and hitting the casino. He was a beloved husband, father, friend and grampy.
Services will be at Grace Fellowship, 601 W Elm St, Cabot @ 11 am, Saturday, 12/7. A meal will be provided by the church, immediately following the service. Memorial Service will be at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock, 1501 W. Maryland Ave, at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations to a favorite charity or church in his honor would be wonderful.
Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400