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John McWilliams, 64, of Springdale, died Monday, May 4, 2015 at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale. He was
born March 12, 1951 in Ft. Polk, Louisiana to James Alfred and Joyce Maxine Ward McWilliams. John served in
the Army during the Vietnam War. He loved camping and RVing. He was a member of the Johnson Church of
He was preceded in death by his parents, his grandmother, Faye Ward, and step-father, J.B. Jones.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Ann (Hatfield) McWilliams, whom he married September 4, 1981 in Idabel,
Oklahoma; one daughter, Marsha Melville and husband Larry of Searcy; two sisters, Diana Humphress and
husband Lance of Sapulpa, Oklahoma, Cyndi McWilliams of Yukon, Oklahoma; three grandchildren, Kelsea
Conrad and husband Tim, Kristin Melville, Brayden Melville; a brother-in-law, Lewis Hatfield and wife Norma;
and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, May 7, at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at
Stuckey Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Children's Homes, Inc.