Jim McVay, 67, of Alma, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at his home. He was born March 3, 1946, in Oak Grove, La., and a retired carpenter.

He is survived by his wife, Helen; a daughter, Barbi Meeks of Alma; two sons, Mark McVay of Monett, Mo., and J.P. McVay of Hermitage, Ark.; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Cremation was under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren. No service is scheduled.