James Juette Harnar Obituary

James Juette Harnar

April 29, 1927 - August 7, 2018


James Juette Harnar, age 91, of Mena, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab. He was born on Friday, April 29, 1927 to Claude and Marilla Foreman Harnar in Carthage, Missouri. 

James was an amazing man. He served his country with pride in the United States Navy. After the military he entered politics and became a pillar of the community. James attained his master's degree in criminal justice and served as Chief of Police in Grover City, California. He later taught a criminal justice program at RMCC in Mena. James loved politics, working, and flipping houses. Nothing gave him more joy then spending time with his grand kids. James was a loving father, grandfather, uncle and friend and will be missed by all who knew him. 

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Fay Harnar; and several brothers and sisters. 

James is survived by three sons and two daughter in laws, Roger Harnar of Tolar, Texas, Steven and Nancy Harnar of Mena, Arkansas and Gregory and Brenda Harnar of Fort Worth, Texas; one daughter, Nancy Sawyer of Mena; nine grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. 

Funeral services will be Monday, August 13, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at the Northside Church of Christ with Jeremy Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Mena. 

Pallbearers will be Jace Jackson, Dare Garrison, Justice Seymour, Jacob Seymour, Andy Currie, Noah Harnar and Jeffrey Harnar. 

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8-8-18 4:59 p.m.