Gaylon Worthen, 81, of White Hall, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, August 20, 2020.
Mr. Worthen was born June 3, 1939, in Grapevine, Arkansas, to the late Holbert and Hazel Ashcraft Worthen. He was reared and received his education in Grapevine, where he graduated from Grapevine High School. He joined the United States Army April 6, 1960 and served during the Vietnam War. He retired from the Army on January 31, 1980.
Mr. Worthen worked at the Pine Bluff Arsenal from which he retired.
He was a member of Central Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge #206.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Margaret Worthen of White Hall, whom he married May 10, 1969, in Carteret, New Jersey; two sons, Robert Worthen of Georgia and Jeffrey (Courtney) Worthen of Benton; his granddaughter, Sierra Worthen of Georgia; great-granddaughter, Daisy Marie; step-grandson, Justin Lynn of Redfield; brothers, Carrol (Patsy)Worthen and Jesse (Patsy) Worthen, both of Pine Bluff; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Rita Worthen; and two infant brothers.
Graveside funeral services will be Monday, August 24, 2020, 1:30 PM, at Grapevine Cemetery with military honors by Robinson and Fuller White Hall Funeral Home.