James “Jim” M. Hemphill, 47, Neosho, passed away on Friday, March 28, 2008.


James “Jim” M. Hemphill, 47, Neosho, passed away on Friday, March 28, 2008.

He was the son of Joe Howard and Eva Nell Stewart Hemphill. He was born on Aug. 13, 1960, Joplin.

James owned and operated a sanitation company and was a member of the Central Christian Center, Joplin.

Survivors include, one brother, Joey Hemphill, Neosho, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Judy Hembree.

Memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Central Christian Center Fellowship Hall, with pastor Paul Bayless officiating. Interment will be at the Arnhart Cemetery, Purdy.

Memorials may be sent to the Special Olympics.

Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.