James Cecil McClain, 96, of Warren, died on June 10, 2019, at Chapel Woods Health and Rehabilitation in Warren.

He was born on September 29, 1922, at Rye, and was the son of the late Walter Fern McClain and Mamie May Ashcraft McClain.

Mr. McClain was a World War II Army veteran, retired from Potlatch Corporation and a member of Enon Missionary Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Louise Kulbeth McClain, and a daughter, Judy Namenek.

Survivors are a daughter, Michelle Taulbee and husband, Bill, of Warren; three brothers, Walter Hoyle McClain of Pine Bluff, Wayne McClain and Mack McClain, both of Warren; a sister, Peggy Hardin of Little Rock; three grandchildren, Robin Namenek, Heidi Taulbee and Hannah Taulbee.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, June 12, at 2 p.m. at Union Cemetery in Rye with Gerald Burton officiating.