Moore Chapel

206 West Center Street, P.O. Box 1149, Fayetteville, AR

Phone: 479-442-7314

James W. Tomlinson

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Published: February 14, 2018

James W. Tomlinson Sr., age 95, of Winslow, died Sunday, February 11, 2018. He was born January 3, 1923 in Winslow, Arkansas, the son of William H. and Martha Scott Tomlinson. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ruby A. Tomlinson and two sons, James W. "Jay" Tomlinson, Jr. and Richard Sargent.

He was a United States Army veteran of World War II, receiving two bronze stars and was a member of American Legion Post 27 and the Disabled Veterans of America (DAV). James was a beloved employee of the Winslow School, retiring after 20 years. James always had a joke to share and story to tell. He was cherished by the community.

James is survived by two daughters, Ann Malkie of Winslow and Paula Provence and husband Eugene of Winslow; two sons, Darrell Sargent and wife Cathy of Angels Camp, California and Gary Sargent and wife Janice of Surprise, Arizona; a daughter-in-law, JoAnne Sargent of Quincy, California; two nephews and one niece; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Moore's Chapel. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Saturday at the Winslow Fire Station #2 (across from the ball park) followed by burial at Parks Cemetery in Winslow, the under the direction of Moore's Chapel.

Memorials may be made to the organization that was special to Mr. Tomlinson and his family: Winslow Community Meals, Inc., P.O. Box 26, Winslow, Arkansas 72959-0026. To sign the online guest book, visit www.mooresfuneralchapel.com.