Albert Odell Shores, 71, of Alma died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at a local hospital. He was a retired contract driver for the Arkansas Democrat, farmer, poultry grower and member of the Freedom Freewill Baptist Church. He was born April 15, 1942, in Alma.

Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Freedom Freewill Baptist Church. Cremation was under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Alma.

He is survived by his wife, Alicia; a daughter, Sally Arieta of Mexico City; three sons, Jose Shores of Greenwood, Damon Shores of Van Buren and Rudy Shores of Fort Smith; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.