James Dale J.D. Splawn, age 80 of Texarkana Texas passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 in a local hospital. Mr. Splawn was born June 13, 1936 in Bakersfield, California. He was retired from Lone Star Steel Company, a self employed auto machinist and a Christian.
Survivors include his wife, Lela Splawn of Texarkana, Texas, seven sons, James D. Splawn of Newark, Texas, Keith Splawn of Denton, Texas, Steven Splawn of Atlanta, Texas, Ronald Jones of Hope, Arkansas, Wallace Coker of Texarkana, Texas, Roger Coker of Texarkana, Texas Jerry Freeman of Texarkana, Texas, four daughters, Nita Collier of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, Rita Moors of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, Louise McBride of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, Angela Buckley of Texarkana, Arkansas, 25 grandchildren, 32 Great Grandchildren and a number of other relatives and friends.