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Logansport, LA

Funeral services honoring the life of James “Jim” Elkins, Jr., 76, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 23, 2018, at Rose-Neath Chapel in Logansport, LA with Rev. Dean Register officiating. Burial will follow at Cool Springs Cemetery, Logansport, LA. The family will receive friends at Rose-Neath Funeral Home on Saturday, December 22, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Jim was born January 16, 1942 in Whiteville, NC. He was preceded in death by baby boy Elkins; his parents, James B. Elkins, Sr. and Ruth Elkins; and sisters, Doris Howard and Edith Fisher.

He is survived by his wife, Gartha Horn Elkins; son, Mark Elkins; daughter, Marilyn McLemore; grandson, Justin Adkinson; granddaughter, Sierra Barlow and husband Charles; sisters, Betty Lane, Peggy White, and especially close members of Garland and Willie Horn families, including a number of nieces and nephews.

Jim was in the United States Air Force from 1960 to 1968. After military he worked at AT&T and Lucent Technology and retired after 30 years of service.

Honoring Jim as pallbearers are Clay Marbut, Jerrold Vaughn, Felton Williams, Wes Clark, John Aldridge, Kaleb McClain and Rodney Horn.

The family would like to express a special Thank You to Melissa Richardson and staff at DeSoto Regional Health System in Logansport; and Superior Hospice staff in Mansfield, LA.

Rose-Neath Funeral Home

Logansport Chapel – (318) 697-4441

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