Jimmy Ketchens, 70, of Gould, passed away on May 24, 2015.

He was a member of Pritchard Baptist Church, a carpenter and served in the US Army.

Mr. Ketchens was born on December 5, 1944 in LaSalle, Louisiana and was the son of the late Luther and Violet Ketchens.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Ketchens of Gould; two sons, Kenneth Ketchens of Dumas and George (Cindy) Ketchens of Gould; a sister, Betty Pritchard of Louisiana; seven grandchildren, Taylor, Brittany, Jimmy, Courtney Ketchens, Trinton Coulson, Lindsey Ketchens, Noah Ketchens; and two great grandchildren, Layton and Allie.

Funeral services will be held may 28 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Gould with Rev. John Greer officiating. Burial will be at Dark Corner Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on May 27 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Home in Dumas.