John Henry Echols, age 81, of Arkadelphia, passed from this life on Saturday, October 5, 2013,
at Baptist Medical Center in Arkadelphia. He was born on November 19, 1931 in Hot Springs, the son of the late James and Nellie Rebecca McConnell Echols.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Welch Funeral Home, with Mike Steed and Dwayne Croft officiating. Interment will be in Gilchrist Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the First United Pentecostal Church.
Final arrangements are entrusted to The Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia. Visit www.welchfh.net  to sign the online guest book and view the video tribute.