James Leslie Bays, Jr., 59, of Crossett died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at the Ashley County Medical Center. Born July 9, 1947, in Crossett to James Leslie, Sr., and Mary Ellen Jones Bays, he was a Baptist.
Survivors include one son, Chris Bays of Conway; one daughter, Amanda Bays and fiance Cody Gay of Farmers Branch, TX; his mother, Mary Ellen Bays of Crossett; two sisters, Peggy Burt of Diboll, TX, and Joyce Sullins of Bella Vista; and one grandchild, Sean Bays of Conway.
Grave-side services were at 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 4, at the Crossroads Cemetery with Bro. Jimmie Lewis officiating under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett.