James Gomer Alsup
February 23, 1923- March 16, 2016
Gravette, Arkansas
James “Gomer” Alsup, 93, of Gravette, Arkansas died
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at his residence.  He was born
February 23, 1923 in Goodlett, Texas to Abe and Pearl
Morrow Alsup.
He proudly served in the United States Army, in both Japan
and the Philippines during World War II.  He was a member of
the VFW and was also a Mason.
He moved to Gravette in 1977 after retiring from Pioneer Gas
Co. in Midland, TX.  He loved to dance and was active at the
Senior Citizens Center in Gravette.
Gomer was a member of the “Hang Loose Cutting Horse
Association” and spent many happy hours training horses.
He was a member of the Decatur Salebarn Church.  
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Gloria
Alsup in 2005; three brothers, Lee Roy, Aubrey, Bob Alsup
and one sister, Naomi Yates.
Gomer is survived locally by nephews, Dennis Alsup and
wife, Camelia, Danny Alsup and wife, Debbie; nieces, Simona
Simon and husband, Milton, Lavon Stark and husband, Rickie;
special friends, Dale and Diane Ayers of Bentonville, AR;
numerous family members and many dear friends.
Funeral services will be at 10:00AM, Saturday, March 19,
2016 at the Decatur Salebarn Church in Decatur with Pastor
Terry Horton and the Rev. Dr. Darrell Kepler officiating.  
Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery in Gravette.
Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until service time.
Memorials may be made in memory of Gomer Alsup to the
Decatur Salebarn Church, 8950 S.  Highway 59, Decatur,
Arkansas 72722.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stockdale-Moody
Funeral Services of Rogers.  Memories may be shared at

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