James F. Gary, Jr., 54, of Pine Bluff, was the sixth of seven children born to the late James and Josie Phen Gary. James graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1977 and attended the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff.

James F. Gary, Jr., 54, of Pine Bluff, was the sixth of seven children born to the late James and Josie Phen Gary. James graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1977 and attended the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff.


He departed this life on February 14 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. He leaves to cherish his memory, two sons: Tarus (Onikwa) Chambers, James Desmond (DeAndre) Gary; one daughter: Erin Nicole Gary; one brother, Kenneth Earl Gary, five sisters: Dorothy (Curlee) Butler, Bobbie (Glenn) Harden, Clotee Gragg, Thelma (Larry) Coleman, Gloria (Larry) Turntine, nineteen grandchildren, one aunt.


Visitation: Thursday, 1-6 p.m.; family hour: 6-7 p.m., both at Christian Way Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. Funeral: Saturday, 11 a.m., Antioch Baptist Church, Sherill, Ark. Arrangements: Watson Northcrest Funeral Home, 1801 Maple, North Little Rock. 501-812-5303.