Hearne, Judson A.

Judson A. Hearne


1921 - 2005

Judson A. Hearne, 84 of Sherwood, formerly of Fordyce and Sardis, left us Wednesday, November 9, 2005.


 He was born September 28, 1921 in Sparkman the son of the late Judson Edward Hearne and Bertha Mae Gill Hearne. He attended school in Princeton but left to start his own logging business. He later joined the army and served during World War II at Normandy as a medic and was awarded a Purple Heart. He retired from Reynolds Mining at Bauxite after 32 years. He also served as deacon at Mt. Paron Primitive Baptist Church in Buck Snort.


 He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Virginia Johnson Hearne; daughter, Janelle Engelkes of Benton; son, L.E. Dustin Hearne of North Little Rock; brother, Marlin Hearne of Fordyce; three sisters, Alamerle Raney, Evelyn Gwin and Jeannie Hardman all of Fordyce; five grandchildren, Julie Gladden, Courtney McCown, Gregory Dustin Hearne, Kelly Hearne and Drew Hearne; three great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.


 Visitation will be 9:00 am Saturday at Benton Funeral Home in Fordyce. Funeral services are 10:00 am Saturday at Benton Funeral Home. Burial at Stoney Point Cemetery. Arrangements by Benton Funeral Home in Fordyce.

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