James Andrew Hansen was born Feb. 12, 1926. He died Dec. 25, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 82.
James spent his working years in housing construction. He served his country in the United States Navy during WWII.
He is survived by: his wife, Rebecca Myrtle (Merryman) Hansen of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by: his first wife, Violet Hansen; and his parents.
Graveside services were held Dec. 31 at the Field Creek Cemetery near Mammoth Spring, with Bro. Author Barber officiating. Interment followed in the Field Creek Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem.