James Wesley Council
Funeral services will be held for James Wesley Council, age 82, at 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Arcadia. Bro. Stephen Boyd and Bro. Freddie Shows will officiate. The interment will follow at Jonesboro Cemetery.
He was born July 25, 1930 in Castor, LA to James and Susan Knotts Council. He entered into rest on March 3, 2013, in Shreveport, LA. Mr. Council was a member of Arcadia Church of Christ.
He is preceded in death by parents Jimmie and Ola Council, brothers W.L. “Buster” Council and Charles Council and sisters Billie Fay Blackeney and Doris Huddleston.
He is survived by wife of 59 ½ years Marie Shows Council, son Terry Council and wife Sharon of Arcadia, LA, daughter Sue Price and husband Johnny of Ruston, LA, son Michael Council of Arcadia, LA, daughter Debbie Greene and husband David of Arcadia, LA, brothers Buddy Council, Oscar Ray Council and Glen Council, and sisters Dorothy Davis and Norma Waldrop.
Pallbearers will be John Price, Jr., Bruce Price, Wesley Council, Jimmy Hyatt, Roger Council and Charles L. Shows.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jason Council and Christopher Council.
Memorials may be made to Arcadia Church of Christ, 2167 Cypress St., Arcadia, LA, 71001.