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“Brenda, I am so sorry about your Dad, sending much love and many prayers to you and your loved ones. ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Mildred Green - Fordyce, AR

“Brenda and Mike, I so sorry for your loss, your daddy was my favorite uncle, I always loved spending time on his farm and running through the woods...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Ron Crook - Antioch, IL - Family

“Brenda, just wanted to let you know we are thinking about you. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Jean Long - Sheridan, AR - Friend

“Thinking of you all with much love and prayers during this sad time. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Edith Totty - Fordyce - Friend

“Sorry for your loss. He was a pleasure to meet and care for. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers this week ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Stacia Williams - Bearden, AR

“So sorry for your loss. Mother and Daddy always enjoyed your Mother and Daddy's visits. It's hard to believe the 4 of them are gone. You and your...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Linda and Sonny Chambers - TX

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Jimmy & Donna Jones - Fordyce, AR

“Saw James Obituary in today's paper Sorry for your loss. . Dinky and I were in the same class & graduated the same year. ...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Elizabeth (Hall) Barner - AR

“Your Dad was a wonderful man. So sorry for your loss but so glad to have known Mr. Langford. I will pray for you and for all who loved your Dad. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Pam Brown - New Edinburg, AR

“Brenda and family. So sorry for your loss. May you find peace in your memories!Love, Shirley ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Shirley Courtney - Tulsa, OK

“Brenda, you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.I really enjoyed getting to know your dad while he lived at St. Johns Place. ...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Joan Tyler - Fordyce, AR - Friend

“Thoughts and prayers during this time. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Ann & Randy Davis - Fordyce, AR

“We are saddened for your loss, Brenda, Drew, and Terri. I know he will be missed by many. Thanks for accepting me. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Betty Martindale - Fordyce, AR

“Dear Brenda, Dru and other loved ones - So sorry to learn of the passing of James. I knew him long ago and always respected him and enjoyed visiting...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Doogie and Patsy Darling - AR

“Dear Brenda, Mike, Dru and Terri, I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad and Grandfather. He was a dear friend of ours and we attended church...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Jo Ann Johnson - Fordyce, AR

“I'm sorry for your loss. Praying for the family. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Elva Jo Wylie - carthage, AR

“My prayers are with you all. James was a very fine man. He was always talking about my mother and the family research they both liked. He will be...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Bart Langford - Mabelvale, AR

“Brenda and family, My thoughts and prayers will continue to lift you all up for PEACE and COMFORT. Love, Peggy ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Peggy Baggenstoss - Fordyce, AR


James E. Langford, 91, of Kingsland died Sunday August 28, 2016 at Greenhouse Cottages in Rison. Born July 12, 1925 at New Edinburg, he was a son of the late James Hiram Langford and Pearlie Towery Langford. He worked in construction, mostly building sawmills; a member of Kingsland First Baptist Church and a deacon for 50 years; a Navy veteran of World War II; and a member of the Kingsland Masonic Lodge. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ethel Dean "Dinky" Selman Langford; three sisters, Dorothy McCallister, Martha Catherine Smith, Ann Crook; three brothers, Gordon Langford, Gerald Langford, Charles Langford. He is survived by his son, James Michael Langford of Fayetteville; daughter, Brenda Burford of Fordyce; two brothers, Glynn Langford of Kingsland, Rayburn Langford of Prairie Grove; a sister, Mary Sue Davenport of White Hall; two grandchildren, Dru Burford (Heather) of Crossett, Terri Guess (Josh) of Brandon, MS; four great-grandchildren, Brady and Blake Burford, and Clara and Collier Guess. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Brenda's home at 106 Pine Forest Lane, Fordyce, AR 71742. There will be a visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday at Kingsland First Baptist with services following at 10:00 a.m. at the church with Rev. Gene Murdock and Rev. Jeffrey Parker officiating. Burial will follow at Kingsland Cemetery. Arrangements are by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.net.

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