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MACIAS, Gladys
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Gladys Lucille Macias, 86, died February 28, 2000 in Springdale. She was born June 19, 1913 in Monte Ne, AR to George and Amanda Autrey Hoffarth. She was of the Pentecostal faith, and enjoyed sewing, quilting and cooking. She is survived by three daughters, Sheron Myers of Springdale, Sharolette Barlas of Houston, TX, and Joann Ferguson of Cashmere, WA; three sons, Andy Macias, Gordon L. Wagner, and Danny Myers, all of Springdale; three sisters, Allie Welkley and Pearl Lindley, both of Springdale, and Viann Droege of Illinois; two brothers, Jerry Hoffarth of Springdale and Jack Hoffarth of Cave Springs; 25 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Colbaugh Church. Interment was at Colbaugh Cemetery by Sisco Chapel.

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MACK, Freddie
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Freddie Lee Mack, 77, died January 27, 2003. He was born March 10, 1925 in Kerr, AR. He is survived by two sisters; and four brothers. Services were held at St. Peter's Rock Baptist Church in Cato, AR. Burial was at Mount Valley Cemetery in Cato under the direction of Ruffin and Jarrett Funeral Home.

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MACON, Gracie
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Gracie Macon, 88, passed away July 9, 2006. She was born December 12, 1917 to the late Billy Hawkins and Maggie Richardson. She attended Mount Gale Baptist Church. Survivors include ten sons, Unice Macon, Willie Macon, Gus Macon, Glenn Macon, Robert Macon, Ronald Macon, and Andrew Macon, all of Conway, Elvin Macon of Twin Groves, and Ozell Macon and Bobby Macon, both of Flint, MI; three daughters, Vernell Stubbs of Conway, Nida Hull of Twin Groves, and Nerma Cain of Flint, MI; 75 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonell Macon. Services were held at Mount Sinai Church Of God In Christ. Interment was at Ray Cemetery under the direction of Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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MADDEN, Cleon
LEPANTO, ARKANSAS: Cleon Madden, 40, died April 27, 2002. He was a farm worker. Survivors include his mother and father, Cleon Johnson of Jonesboro and Erline Madden of Kalamazoo, MI; two sisters, Louise Butler and Barbara Butler, both of Kalamazoo; and two brothers, Sgt. Rodney Butler of Texas and Rail Butler of Kalamazoo. Services were held at Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza, followed by burial at Pine Rest Cemetery.

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MADDOCK, Kenneth E.
SEARCY, ARKANSAS: Kenneth Edward Maddock died December 1, 2009. He was born April 7, 1931 to Millard and Alta English Maddock. He is survived by his wife, Mae Catherine Maddock; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Wayne Maddock and Keith and Brenda Maddock; a sister, Hazel Osborne; two brothers-in-law, Neal Wooten and Dob Wilson; a grandson; and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three sisters, Juanita Wilson, Gracie Rice and Jean Wooten. Arrangements were handled by Powell Funeral Home.

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MADDOX, Alice
CLINTON, ARKANSAS: Alice Maddox died November 29, 1932. She was born February 24, 1860. She was preceded in death by her husband, William S. Maddox. Burial was at the Clinton Cemetery.

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MADDOX, George D.
PARIS, ARKANSAS: George Decleat Maddox, 86, died August 3, 2004. He was born January 28, 1918 to the late William Henry and Nancy Florence White Maddox. He was a retired carpenter, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Leona Cox Maddox; a son, Jim C. Maddox; a sister, Bessie Mae Ault; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and 4 nephews. Interment was at McKendree Cemetery under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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MADDY, Letty
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Letty Maddy, 77, died February 23, 1969. She was born November 14, 1891 to Ben and Ellen Ryan Marshall. She was a retired secretary for Shirley Plumbing Company. She was a charter member of both the Business and Professional Women's Club and the Crawford County Memorial Hospital Guild. She attended the First Baptist Church, and served as a Sunday School secretary for over 30 years. She is survived by two daughters, Mable Willis and Anna Sue Van Zandt; two sisters, Mrs. Grace Bearden and Mrs. C.E. Shelton; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the First Baptist Church. Burial was at Gracelawn Cemetery.

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MAGBY, Marie Morrow
HARTMAN, ARKANSAS: Marie Morrow Magby, 76, died April 24, 2006. She was the daughter of the late Virgil and Lola Hickey Morrow. She was an employee of the Hanford and Swift chicken processing plants in Clarksville, and volunteered at the Mustard Seed Store. She was a Methodist. She is survived by her husband, Charlie Magby; three sons, Johnny Breedlove of Coal Hill, Jerry Breedlove of Clarksville, and Tommy Breedlove of Oark; three sisters, Novella Ogden and Kathryn Breedlove, both of Coal Hill, and Flora Warren of Hartman; three brothers, Donald Morrow of Kansas City, KS, Troy Hickey of Galt, CA, and Nick Hickey of Searcy; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Lorene Bevers and Geneva McCain; three brothers, Calvin, Odis and Cecil Morrow; the father of her children, James Breedlove; and a son, Rev. Jimmy Breedlove, who was a Methodist minister. A memorial service was held at the Hartman Methodist Church with Rev. John Kindrix officiating. Cremation arrangements were handled by Hardwicke Funeral Home.

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MAGIE, Leland B.
ENGLAND, ARKANSAS: Leland Beauchamp Magie died October 14, 1928, and was born January 18, 1923. Burial was at Mulberry Cemetery.

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MAGNINI, Jesse James, Sr.
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Jesse James Magnini, Sr., 72, died December 25, 2009. He was born November 2, 1937 to the late Paul and Rosa Massanelli Magnini. He was a longtime employee of Lavender's Grocery, and later worked for 65-81 Liquor Store. He attended St. Joseph Catholic Church. He is survived by a son, Jesse James Magnini, Jr., and a daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Tommy Jackson, all of Mooringsport, LA; a brother, Jack Magnini of Little Rock; two sisters, Pauline Magnini Stanfield and Marie Tomboli, both of Pine Bluff; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Laurie Magnini Timmons; and six brothers, Paul Moreno Magnini, H.P. Magnini, Viviano Magnini, James Magnini, Albert Magnini, and Ned Magnini. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment was at Graceland Cemetery by Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors.

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MAGNUS, Natalie
ELKINS, ARKANSAS: Natalie F. Magnus, 67, died May 21, 2002. She was born January 8, 1935 in Amarillo, TX to Lester and Irma Parks Rowley. She worked as a lab technician at Tyson's Mexican Original, and was a member of the Elkins Community Church. She is survived by two sons, Norman Anderson of Elk City, OK, and Robert Anderson of Brighton, CO; five daughters, Tonya Guthrie and Rosemarie Anderson, both of Elkins, Gretchen Hill of Little Rock, Elizabeth Lusen of Coppell, TX, and Sharon Maershbecker of New England, ND; 18 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Fayetteville with arrangements by Moore's Chapel.

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MAHAN, Bertha
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Bertha Mahan, 65, died December 22, 2004. Survivors include a son, Stanley Mahan of Little Rock; a daughter, Janice Williams (Reginald); eight sisters, Zetta Jones, Onedia Tucker, Gracie Kertis, Mary Goodloe, Osie Noel, Claudia Blakely, Cynthia Powell, and Jackie Freeman; 9 grandchildren; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Michael Mahan Sr.; her father, Henry Kertis, Sr.; her mother, Osie Logan; and two brothers, Henry Kertis, Jr. and Carlton Kertis. Services were held at Holy Cross Baptist Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Wilson-Calhoun Funeral Home.

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MAHAR, Oris M.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Oris Mae Mahar, 83, died April 28, 2005. She was born March 24, 1922, and was a retired CNA. She was a member the Salvation Army Church and the Ladies' Home League of the Salvation Army. Survivors include three daughters, Nancy Sexton and Sharon Stringer, both of Fort Smith, and Paula Fisher of Rudy; three sons, Charles and Howard Mahar, both of Van Buren, and James Mahar of Fort Smith; three sisters, Beulah Coffman of Omaha, NE, Judy Robinson of Brandenburg, KY, and Shirley Townley of Tulsa, OK; 16 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Mahar. Services were held at Lewis Funeral Chapel, followed by burial at Forest Park Cemetery.

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MAHFOUZ, Lillian E. Dupree
STUTTGART, ARKANSAS: Lillian Elizabeth "TuTu" Dupree Mahfouz, 91, died April 3, 2007. She was born October 10, 1915 to the late Hillary and Ida Bordelon Dupree. Along with her husband, Ernest, and her sister-in-law, Evelyn, she operated both the Sportsman's Restaurant and the City Cafe. She attended Holy Rosary Catholic Church, where she was involved with the Altar Society and RSVP. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Hagaman and husband Marvin of Wynne; a sister-in-law, Idell Mahfouz of Stuttgart; three grandchildren, Patty Whitehurst and husband David of Richardson, TX, Mike Hagaman and wife Kelly of Mountain Home, and Michelle Barber and husband Chris of Jonesboro; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ernest Paul Mahfouz; a twin sister, Lilly Dupree; and five brothers, Milton, Henry, George, Wade and Elmo Dupree. Services were held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Burial was at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Turpin Funeral Home.

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MAHL, Molly
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Molly Anne Sublett Mahl, 76, died December 31, 2005. She was born August 21, 1929 to M. H. Sublett and Elsie Lowery Sublett. She was a retired supervisor at Dixie Cup Manufacturing, and attended Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Barling. Among the survivors are three daughters, Cheryl Cantrell of Fort Smith, Rhonda Cantrell of Fort Smith, and Marsha Gonzalez of Deland, FL; a son, Barry Cantrell of Palatka, FL; two sisters, Shirley Harkreader of LaMarque, TX and Barbara Puckett of Benton; a brother, Dr. Roger Sublett of Mason, OH; 9 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Mahl. Services were held at the Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Anthony Cemetery north of Caulksville with arrangements by Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home of Paris, AR.

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MAHOMES, Corine
ENGLAND, ARKANSAS: Corine Mahomes, 61, died June 19, 2007. Survivors include a son, Ray Mahomes of Little Rock; a daughter, Kelly Mahomes Evans of Little Rock; two sisters, Alice Mahomes and Bernice Mahomes, both of Allport; two brothers, Walter Mahomes and George Mahomes, both of Chicago, IL; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Community Baptist Church in Allport, AR. Interment was at the Allport Community Cemetery under the direction of Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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MAHONEY, Terry Charles
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Terry Charles Mahoney, one-day-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby C. Mahoney of Cabot, died September 16, 1974. He is survived by his parents; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Mahoney of Cabot and Mr. and Mrs. James Wilson of Cabot; and his great-grandparents, H.A. Wilson of Carlisle and Riley C. Harris of Cabot. Interment was at King Cemetery with Rev. Bill Anderson officiating. Arrangements were handled by North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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MAJOR, Patricia A.
WILMOT, ARKANSAS: Patricia Ann Major died November 4, 1969. She was born September 30, 1959. Interment was at Harris Cemetery.

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MAKOVEC, Charles J.
SLOVAK, ARKANSAS: Charles Joseph Makovec, 70, died July 12, 2005. He was born October 15, 1934 to John and Elizabeth Paulich Makovec. He was a farmer and belonged to Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church. He was predeceased by his parents; a brother, Melvin Makovec; and a nephew, Johnny Makovec Jr. Survivors include a brother, Johnny Makovec of Stuttgart; one sister, June Webber of Stuttgart; one sister-in-law, Shirley Makovec of Stuttgart; and ten nieces and nephews. Services were held at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church with Msgr. John A. Janesko officiating. Burial was at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church with arrangements by Turpin Funeral Home of Stuttgart. Memorials may be made to Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, or to the Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie.

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MALCOLM, Mary F.
ROSE BUD, ARKANSAS: Mary F. Malcolm died January 10, 1903. She was born July 15, 1858. She was survived by her husband, Noel Malcolm, and was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy A. Malcolm. Burial was at Dupriest Cemetery.

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MALCOM Lillian
ARKADELPHIA, ARKANSAS: Lillian Shepherd Malcom, 85, died December 1, 2006 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born November 27, 1921 to Neil and Etta Fendley Shepherd. She was a member of Mount Bethel Baptist Church. She is survived by five daughters, Geanetta Banks, Joyce Heritage, Betty Harkness, Debra Wade, and Cathy Reynolds, all of Arkadelphia; four sons, Charles of Mount Vernon, AR, and Jimmy, William, and Ricky Malcom, all of Arkadelphia; a sister, Jean Anderson of Arkadelphia; a brother, Edwin Shepherd of Arkadelphia; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Malcom. Burial was at Richland Cemetery under the direction of Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home.

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MALLICOAT, James
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: James Mallicoat died in 1878. He was born in 1834, and was a Confederate Civil War veteran. Burial was at Howell Cemetery.

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MALLOY, Pauline
CROSSETT, ARKANSAS: Pauline Malloy, 90, died September 25, 2007. She was a homemaker, and attended Mount Olive Baptist Church. Survivors include five grandchildren, Jimmy Sedberry of Tampa, FL, Michael Hughes and Gary Hughes of Pine Bluff, Gena Price of Crossett and Donna Hughes of Pine Bluff; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Malloy; a daughter, Becky Sedberry; a son, Woody Hughes; and her parents, Lonnie and Adell Courson Smith. Interment was at Crossroads Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Grant officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg, AR.

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MALTBIA, Ephraim
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Ephraim Maltbia died August 7, 2005. He was born March 1, 1913. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a retiree of the FMC Corporation. He worked with the Foster Grandparent Program for over 20 years. He is survived by four sons, Lee Maltbia, Joel Maltbia, and Earnett Maltbia all of Conway, and Jerry Maltbia of Germany; a daughter, Joan Bunting of Conway; two sisters, Margie Williams and Doris Marie Foster, both of Chicago, IL; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by seven siblings; a son; and his wife, Inez Fortune Maltbia. Services were held at True Holiness Saints Center in Conway. Interment was at Sinai Cemetery with arrangements by Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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MALVIN, James
ENGLAND, ARKANSAS: James "Dude" Malvin, 79, died August 13, 2004. He was born January 7, 1925 to Jim and Rebecca Malvin. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Malvin; five sons, James Malvin, Jr. and Sylvester Malvin of North Little Rock, Theodis, Eddie and Ricky Malvin, all of England, AR; five daughters, Ruthie Kearney (Jerry) of England, Rosie Surratt of Sacramento, CA, Ester Harris of Little Rock, and Marilyn Malvin and Rebecca Shelton of North Little Rock; extended family members, Kathy Reed (Norrell) of Portland, OR, Delilah Brewer (Acie) of Oklahoma, Amanda Moore (Preston) of Choctaw, OK, Sharon Taylor of England, AR, and Stephanie Riley of Little Rock; 58 grandchildren; and 60 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Sylvester Malvin; three sisters, Osie Kennard, Rosie Lee Crown, and Arleatha Ray; his first wife, Dorothy Malvin; and a daughter, Bobbie Jean Malvin. Burial was at Neelum Cemetery with arrangements by Roller-England Funeral Home.

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MANATT, Ella Bull
DARDANELLE, ARKANSAS: Ella Bull Manatt, 100, died October 10, 2007. She was born November 23, 1906 to the late Henry and Mary Borgman Bull. She worked at Majestic Dress Shop in Stuttgart until her retirement. She was of the Lutheran faith. Survivors include a son, Jack Manatt and wife Evelyn; two grandsons, Jeffery Manatt and wife Becca, and James Manatt and wife Tracy; three great-grandchildren, Melissa; and a special niece, Carolyn Galloway of Stuttgart. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Scott Manatt; her parents; and 11 siblings. Interment was at Lone Tree Cemetery under the direction of Turpin Funeral Home of Stuttgart, AR.

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MANDOLINI, Ruby E.
BERRYVILLE, ARKANSAS: Ruby Elizabeth Bussey Mandolini, 90, died July 5, 2003. She was a dietician, and attended Grandview Baptist Church. She was born October 3, 1912 to James David and Mattie L. Rose Bussey. Survivors include a daughter, Ann Coalter of Berryville; a son, Carl Mandolini of Pearl River, LA; a sister, Marie Lalgout of Greenville, MS; 5 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mattie Bussey; her husband, Merico C. "Mike" Mandolini; a sister; and a brother. Interment was at Grandview Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service.

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MANESS, Flora
BIGELOW, ARKANSAS: Flora Elizabeth Maness, 80, died December 2, 2000. She was born October 20, 1920 in Bigelow to the late Rubin E. and Eva Strickland Birmingham. She attended Riverside Apostolic Church. She is survived by her husband, James Maness; three sons, James Ed Maness of Houston, AR, and Cleston Maness and David Maness, both of Bigelow; five daughters, Lou Rogers of Perryville, Carolyn Edgin of Conway, Margaret Dycus of Perry, and Geneva Brown and Kay Phillips, both of Bigelow; five brothers, Ed Birmingham of West Memphis, Troy Birmingham of Alabama, Ezra Birmingham of Mississippi, and Cleston Birmingham and V.D. Birmingham, both of Texas; six sisters, Onelda Crawford of Little Rock, Inez Lunsford of West Memphis, Sophia Ballard of Marked Tree, Sylvia Birmingham of Louisiana, and Pearline Morgan and Lucy Oaks, both of Lepanto; 39 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. Burial was at Volmon Cemetery by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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MANESS, Natasha
CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Natasha Pearl Maness, 21, died November 30, 2005. She was born April 30, 1984. She is suvived by her mother, Thelma Maness of Clarksville. She was preceded in death by a sister, Ashley Brook Maness. Arrangements were handled by Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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MANKIN, Julius
MELBOURNE, ARKANSAS: Julius Mankin died January 24, 1964. He was born July 27, 1879 to Ephram and Amy Kimbrough Mankin. He was of the Baptist faith. He was survived by his wife, Stella Shannon Mankin. He and his wife had eight children. Burial was at Lunenburg Cemetery.

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MANLEY, Lawrence
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Lawrence Manley, 94, died March 10, 2010. He was born April 25, 1915 in Stephens to the late Wiley and Birdie Manley, Sr. He is survived by four daughters, Katie Manley of Camden, Jerrie Quarles of Little Rock, Esther Manley of Cleveland, OH, and Ruthie Townsend of Los Angeles, CA; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Interment was at Graceland Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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MANN, Chella
BERRYVILLE, ARKANSAS: Chella Mann, 80, died May 1, 2006. She was born August 1, 1925 to the late Isaac and Elizabeth Scroggs Reynolds. She was a tour guide for the Saunders Museum, and was a charter member of Living Faith Church. Survivors include three daughters, Sue and husband Gary Youngblood of Berryville, Elaine and husband Gary Hudson of Springdale, and Sherry Stafford of Berryville; two sons, Danny and wife Ilene Mann of Cassville, MO, and Donald and wife Sharon Mann of Berryville; two sisters, Hazel Eden of Monett, MO, and Gyneth Williams of Louisburg, MO; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Mann; two sons, Gary Lynn Mann and Rendall Micheal Mann; nine siblings; and a grandson. Services were held at Living Faith Church with Rev. David Keith and Rev. Wayne Writer officiating. Interment was at High Cemetery with arrangements by Nelson Funeral Service.

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MANN, Frank W.
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Frank W. Mann, 91, died April 19, 2005. He was born August 16, 1913 to Claude and Zona Ryder Mann. He was a retiree of Daisy Manufacturing, and was a farmer. He was a member and charter deacon of the Freedom Freewill Baptist Church in Garfield. He was also a member of the Pea Ridge Masonic Lodge and the NWA Fox Hunters' Association. He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Snoderly Mann. Survivors include a son, Kenneth Mann and wife Carolyn of Garfield; a daughter, Peggy Houpt and husband Gary of Garfield; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Freedom Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Ellis Doyle and Rev. Arthur Lee Galloway officiating. Burial was at Walnut Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Callison-Lough Funeral Service.

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MANNING, Gloria Jean
GREENLAND, ARKANSAS: Gloria Jean Manning, 59, died August 5, 2009. She was born January 9, 1950 to Ivan Leonard and Juanice Nelson. She was a homemaker and mother, and attended the Greenland Church of Christ. She was a traditional and graphic artist. She is survived by her husband, Jim Manning; a daughter, Samanta Manning; and two sons and a daughter-in-law, Phillip and Christon Manning, and Nelson Manning. A memorial service was held at the Greenland Church of Christ. Her ashes remain with the family. Cremation arrangements were handled by Moore's Chapel Funeral Home.

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MANNING, Loraches
TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS: Loraches Manning, 79, died May 4, 2001. He was born on July 17, 1921. He was a custodian. He was a deacon of St. Stephen's Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Carrie Manning of Texarkana; two special nephews, Walter McGhee and Joseph McGhee of Texarkana; a brother-in-law and sister-in law; and a number of other nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held at Rose Hill Cemetery with arrangements handled by Moore's Funeral Home.

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MANNING, Ruby Martin
WEST MEMPHIS, ARKANSAS: Ruby Martin Manning, 93, died August 17, 2008. She was born February 27, 1915. She is survived by a son, Eddie Manning of Crawfordsville; two daughters, Betty Brewer of Memphis, TN, and Anita Platt of Dallas, TX; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herschel E. Manning. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church. Interment was at Crittenden Memorial Park under the direction of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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MANNION, Michael Shawn
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Michael Shawn Mannion, 42, died February 8, 2005. He was born October 2, 1962 to Edward Mannion and Lois Lenartson Mannion. He worked at Shaffer Sportswear in Bentonville, AR, and at Bentonville Casting. He enjoyed reading, music and crossword puzzles. He was preceded in death by his wife, Holly Mannion, in 2002; and his stepfather, Frank Nycz, in 2002. Cremation arrangements were handled by the Benton County Funeral Home.

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MANNIS, Buddy
DeWITT, ARKANSAS: Buddy Mannis, 68, died December 27, 1997. He was born February 15, 1929. He worked for the Rural Electric Association and Cormier Rice Mill. He was a member of the Church of the First Born. Survivors include his wife, Evon Mannis; a daughter, Carol Paxton of DeWitt; four sons, Wayne Mannis of Conway, and Raymond Mannis, Freddie Mannis, and Derrell Mannis, all of DeWitt; a sister, Martha Garrett of DeWitt; a brother, Lewis H. Mannis of Wichita, KS; 16 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Eddie Mannis. Services were held at the Church of the First Born. Burial was at Thompson Cemetery by Essex Funeral Home.

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MANTOOTH, Arlis W.
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Arlis Wayne Mantooth, 69, died September 25, 2005. He was born November 16, 1935. He was a retired truck driver. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and was of the Freewill Baptist faith. Survivors include four daughters, Cheryl Gentry of Rudy, Kristen Rush of Lavaca, and Jamey Releford and Misti Dicks, both of Fort Smith; two sons, Wayne Mantooth of Fort Smith and Arlin Bedard of West Palm Beach, FL; two sisters, Nomi Bromley of Fort Smith, and Margie Huff of Mountainburg; 9 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Brown's Chapel Cemetery near Charleston with arrangements by Smith Mortuary.

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MANTOOTH, Hazel
PARIS, ARKANSAS: Hazel I. Mantooth, 97, died November 24, 2004. She was a retired school teacher for the Paris School District. She attended the First Christian Church of Paris, where she was a longtime Sunday School teacher. She is survived by a daughter, Frances Merrick of Kellogg, ID; a son, Robert Mantooth of Perryton, TX; two brothers, Irvin Mullins of Sallisaw, OK, and Hugh Mullins of Midwest City, OK; a sister, Dorothy Medcalf of Purcell, OK; 6 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Clite Costly Mullins; her husband, Robert Joseph Mantooth; and three sisters, June Wilkens, Daisy Beaubon, and Elizabeth Hayes. Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery by Roller Funeral Home.

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MANUES, Georgetta Moss
ALMYRA, ARKANSAS: Georgetta Moss Manues, 77, died November 3, 2007. She was born May 20, 1930 to George Washington Moss and Grace Jane Waltz Moss. She is survived by her husband, Owen F. Manues; her children, Peggy Herman, Georgia Orman, Owen Manues, Jr., Connie Farr, and Betty Jean Dutton; a brother Donald Moss; her sisters Pauline Vos, Reba Powell, Charline Gray, Dorothy Ann Moss, and Billy Jean Zasifil; 12 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Henry Moss, Sonny Moss, Alfred Moss, Charlie Moss, and Albert Moss; and her sisters, Ruth Earl, Evelyn Payne, and Vivian Capps. Services were held at Almyra First Baptist Church. Burial was at Almyra Cemetery with arrangements by Essex Funeral Home of DeWitt, AR.

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MANVILLE, Zena B. Oldham
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Zena Beth Oldham Manville, 91, died October 5, 2005. She was a retired teacher. She earned undergraduate and Master's degrees from Arkansas State Teachers College in Conway, AR (now the University of Central Arkansas). She taught grade school, and was also the principal of Echols Elementary School. During her retirement, she was active in adult literacy programs. She attended the First Baptist Church in Fort Smith. Survivors include three daughters, Janet Lemons of Wilmington, Delaware, Beth Cook of Rocklin, California and Laura Redden of Little Rock, Arkansas; a son, George J. Manville, Jr. of Mansfield, Missouri; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, the late Arnes and Flora Joyce Oldham; her husband, George Julian Manville, Sr.; a brother, Warren Oldham; and her sisters, Alcia Yoes, Ima O'Neal, Edith Redding and Joyce Johnson. Burial was at Liberty Cemetery with arrangements by Edwards Funeral Home.

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MAPLE, Johnny Leonard, Jr.
LORADO, ARKANSAS: Johnny Leonard Maple, Jr., infant son of Leonard and Linda Maple, died April 26, 1967. He was born April 24, 1967. He was the brother of Glen, Tammy, and Shirley Maple. Interment was at Lorado Cemetery.

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MARABANIAN, George, Jr.
CROSSETT, ARKANSAS: George Marabanian Jr., 56, died December 30, 2003. He was an employee of the Georgia-Pacific Paper Mill, and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He is survived by two sons, George Marabanian III and wife Micky of Lake Village and Jeff Marabanian and wife Heather of Crossett; a daughter, Angie Marabanian of Crossett; his parents, George and Mattie Blankenship Marabanian of Eastman, GA; two sisters, Pat Rossman of Streamwood, IL, and Mary Ann Turner of Springhill, FL; and 4 grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg, AR.

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MARBAUGH, Father Meinrad
SUBIACO, ARKANSAS: Fr. Meinrad Marbaugh, O.S.B., 94, died January 5, 2002. At the time of his passing, he was the oldest monk at Subiaco Abbey. He was born Joseph Henry Marbaugh, and was a son of Joseph and Mary Follmar Marbaugh. He began studying for the priesthood at the Pontifical Josephinum College in Columbus, OH, and in 1934, professed his vows as a monk of Subiaco Abbey, receiving the name Meinrad. He was ordained to the priesthood, and afterward, taught Greek at Subiaco Abbey. In 1941, Father Meinrad was appointed assistant pastor at Immaculate Conception Church in Tyler, TX and eventually served several churches in Texas, including St. Mary's Church in Fort Worth, where he remained for many years. He retired to Subiaco Abbey in 1978, and began ten years of service as a substitute priest in various parishes. He also served as chaplain to the Abbey's monks in the Health Center. Services were held at Saint Benedict Church at Subiaco. Interment was at the Abbey cemetery with arrangements by Roller Funeral Home.

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MARCH, Eva
CORNING, ARKANSAS: Eva Hagar March, 82, died August 1, 2007 in Corning. She was born June 24, 1925 to Floyd Rufus and Martha Perrman Hagar. She is survived by three daughters, Patsy Ester of East Prairie, MO, Loretta Kenny of Paris, TN, and Sharon Todd of Middleton, TN; three sons, Rettis March of Corning, and Kenneth W. March and James March, both of Reyno; three sisters, Joyce Eddington and Vida Hurst, both of Reyno, and Rita Waits of Tennessee; two brothers, Earl Hagar of Pocahontas, and Meryl Hagar of St. Louis; 14 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Cyril V. Hagar and Cleo Hagar. Interment was at Nelson Cemetery in Reyno under the direction of Ermert Funeral Home.

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MARCH, Myrtle
BRINKLEY, ARKANSAS: Myrtle Frances March, 59, died March 26, 2005 at Stuttgart Regional Medical Center. She was born October 26, 1945 in Lake City to the late Sidney Otis and Thelma White Trotter. She was a member of the Brinkley Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Arnold Otis March; two sons, Sidney Otis March of Brinkley, and Kenny Eugene March of Poplar Bluff, MO; and two brothers, Howard (Linda) Trotter of Success, and Lester Trotter of Ohio. Interment was at Cantwell Cemetery near Corning by Bob Neal and Sons Funeral Home.

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MARCUM, John A.
BIRTA, ARKANSAS: John Arthur Marcum, 98, died May 25, 1951. He was the last Confederate veteran in Yell County. He was survived by his wife, Mary Marcum; two sons, Rev. Ivan Marcum and James Marcum; and a daughter, Nellie Yates. Services were held at Birta First Baptist Church. Interment was at the Birta Cemetery under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home.

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MARKLEY, Henrietta
HARRISON, ARKANSAS: Henrietta Margaret Markley, 98, died October 16, 2008. She was born July 8, 1910 to Harold and Fannie Greer. She attended Batavia Baptist Church. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Penny Markley of Springfield, MO; her grandchildren, Allen Markley and wife Kathy of Kansas City, MO, and Lisa Markley of Salina, KS; a sister, Francy Erwin; 6 great-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Seth Markley; two brothers; and a granddaughter. Interment was at Maplewood Cemetery under the direction of Christeson Funeral Home.

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MARKS, Max H.
McCRORY, ARKANSAS: Max H. Marks, 72, died September 19, 2007. He is survived by a daughter, Valerie Sullivan of Maumelle; his sons, Mitchell Marks of Cherokee, AL, and Nicholas Marks of Faulkner, MS; 7 grandchildren; a nephew, Rodney Marks of Hot Springs; and 10 other nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ella C. Marks; and a brother, Donald G. Marks. Services were held at Rhodes and Son Funeral Home in McCrory. Burial was at Ola Sandline Cemetery in Ola, AR.

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MARLIN, Anthel Davis
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Anthel Davis Marlin, 85, died August 5, 2006. He was a retired teacher and city employee. He was a Mason, and a member of the Lions Club. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Marlin; his sons, Dean Marlin and Dave Marlin and his wife, Millie, all of North Little Rock; a daughter, Mara and her husband Nick, of Cleveland, TN; his brothers, Gerald Marlin and his wife Cliva of Sherwood, and Adrian Marlin and his wife Neveline of Derby, KS; and 4 grandchildren. Burial was at Rest Hills Memorial Park under the direction of the North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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MAROON, Alvin R.
MURFREESBORO, ARKANSAS: Alvin Rile Maroon, 93, died February 9, 2007. He was born September 9, 1913 to the late William Rile and Nancy Reeves Maroon. He is survived by his wife of over 70 years, Thelma S. Maroon; a son, Billy Maroon and wife Louise of Murfreesboro; three daughters, Jean Owens of Murfreesboro, Sharon Hinton and husband Mike of Texarkana, TX, and Connie Jones and husband Jerry of Murfreesboro; 8 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Patricia Ann Maroon; two sisters, Stella Sanders and Dorn Stuart; a brother, Reeves Maroon; two granddaughters, Jamie Owens and Amanda Shaddix; and a son-in-law, Bill Owens. Interment was at Japany Cemetery in Murfreesboro with Ralph Posey officiating. Arrangements were handled by Latimer Funeral Home.

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MARRET, Playfair
MONETTE, ARKANSAS: Playfair Coburn Marret, 83, died July 19, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Ezra and Grace Lee Coburn. She was a homemaker, and a Baptist. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Marcella Coburn, and a brother, Winfred Coburn. Among the survivors are her husband of 65 years, Frank Marret of Monette; three daughters and spouses, Patricia and Harry Leonard of Cookeville, TN, Karen and Robert Fain of Moncks Corner, SC, and Renee and Johnny Flanagan II of Bonneau, SC; two sisters, Marian Tracer of Rector and Joyce Pitts of Monette; a brother, Graham Coburn of Paragould; 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Memorial Gardens in Paragould with arrangements by Howard Funeral Service Chapel.

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MARRIAGE, Lucy
BELLA VISTA, ARKANSAS: Lucy A. Marriage, 93, died March 22, 1994. She was born May 21, 1900 to George and Margaret Alice Carter Willis. She is survived by two sons, Fred A. Worsham, Jr. and George David Worsham; a sister, Esther Howard; 5 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery in Cherryvale, KS with local arrangements by Callison-Lough Funeral Home.

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MARRS, Vivian G.
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Vivian Geneva Marrs, 92, died April 20, 2005. She was born May 26, 1912. She was a homemaker, and attended Maple Shade Church of the Nazarene in Alma. Survivors include her sons, Myrl Marrs of Mountainburg, and Robert Marrs of Alma; three sisters, Gertrude Sandwick, Vernon Carmen and Mattie Williams, all of California; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Marrs. Interment was at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren with arrangements by Ocker Funeral Home of Alma, AR.

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MARS, Ona
RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS: Ona Rackley Mars, 89, died August 31, 2005. She was born February 12, 1916 to Emmett Wood and Sylvia Gentry Rackley. She is survived by a brother, Clarence H. Rackley of Enid, Oklahoma; a sister, Wanda Horn of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and numerous nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Virgil Green Mars; and a sister, Eunice Coffman. Interment was at Rest Haven Memorial Park with Rev. Tom Edwards presiding. Arrangements were handled by Shinn Funeral Service.

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MARSH, Julia C.
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Julia C. Marsh, 107, died November 24, 1978. She was born November 10, 1871 to William W. and Barbara Peters Clark. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of El Dorado. She was survived by a son, Freeman Marsh; three daughters, Mrs. Bennie Orsburn, Sue Hopkins, and Mrs. Donnie Hogg; a sister, Sue Blanton; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Ervin Marsh; and several children. Burial was at Center Grove Cemetery under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

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MARSHALL, Aretha
ATKINS, ARKANSAS: Aretha Marshall, 89, died June 5, 2006. She was born March 3, 1917 to Garthea and Plasana Hayes Smith. She attended Norris Chapel Baptist Church, and belonged to the Eastern Star and the Women's Mission. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Elliot "Fat Bill" Littles. She is survived by her husband, Isaac Marshall; a daughter, Virginia Wilson of Russellville; a sister, Katherine Collins of Atkins; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Allen Chapel AME Church with the Rev. Emory Moore officiating. Burial was at Allen Chapel Cemetery with arrangements by Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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MARSHALL, Dillard, Jr.
OSCEOLA, ARKANSAS: Dillard Marshall, Jr., 71, died February 3, 2003. He was born October 6, 1931. He was a retired truck driver, and was a Baptist. Survivors include seven sons, Ronnie and Jerry Dillard Marshall, both of Phoenix, AZ, Donald Ray Marshall, Larry and Jeffery Marshall and Leon Craft, all of Osceola, and Nathaniel Butler of Luxora; three daughters, Dalene Ward and Brenda Ward, both of Osceola, and Debora Marshall of Texas; two sisters, Charlie Mae McFarland and Earnestine Tarvin, both of Phoenix, AZ; two brothers, Raymond Marshall and Odis Grey, both of Blytheville; 27 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the chapel of Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Moses Black officiating. Burial was at Whiteside Cemetery.

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MARSHALL, Elroy
MAGNOLIA, ARKANSAS: Elroy Marshall, 58, died December 10, 2004 at the Little Rock Veterans Hospital. He was born April 10, 1946 in Springhill, LA to the late Andrew and Evelyn Marshall. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Shanwana Kelly Marshall; two sons, Elroy Marshall II and Aundra Kelly, both of Magnolia; five brothers, Robert Marshall of Toledo, OH, and George Marshall, Roger Marshall, Willie Marshall, and Roy Marshall, all of Magnolia; and three sisters, Leslie Hildreth of Gary, IN, Christine Vaughn of Toledo, OH, and Ruth Brazil. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers. Services were held at Antioch Baptist Church. Interment was at Antioch Cemetery by Marks Funeral Home.

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MARSHALL, Jim R.
WARD, ARKANSAS: Jim R. Marshall, 84, died May 5, 1973. He was a retired farmer. He was a veteran of World War I, and was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife, Esther Griffin Marshall; two sons, Calvin and Harold Marshall, both of Ward; a daughter, Mary Procell of Louisiana; and 10 grandchildren. Services were held at Ward Baptist Church. Burial was at Apple Hill Cemetery by Westbrook Funeral Service.

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MARSHALL, Norman E.
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Norman Edward Marshall, 82, died February 18, 2005. He was born August 4, 1922 to the late Holmes B. and Lilly Jane Clifton Marshall. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Mary Marshall; two sons, Dale Marshall of Dallas, TX, and Larry Marshall and wife Norma of Conway; two daughters, Carol Perkins and husband Donald of Conway, and Megan Marshall of Conway; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Willie Marshall of Houston, AR, and Glenn Marshall of Conway; and a sister, Syble Roberts of Conway. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Ty, Robert, and Fred Marshall. Interment was at Edlin Cemetery in Houston, AR under the direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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MARSHALL, Sidney
WEST MEMPHIS, ARKANSAS: Sidney Marshall, 68, died November 23, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Marshall; three daughters, Cindy Marshall, Cynthia Wilby, and Angela Robinson, all of West Memphis; a son, Mark Lewis of Memphis; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at Green River Church Of God In Christ in Anthonyville. Arrangements were handled by Anthony Funeral Home.

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MARSHALL, Vessie M.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Vessie M. Marshall, 98, died April 7, 2006. She was born July 17, 1907. She attended the Greater Trinity Church Of God In Christ, and was a retired employee of the Pulaski County School District. She is survived by three sons, Frillie (Della) Irish of Walla, TX, Raymon (Rebecca) Irish of Chicago, IL, Willie (Essie) Irish of Toledo, OH; a stepson, David (Ruthie) Marshall of Memphis, TN; a daughter, Isabell (Frank) Riley of DeWitt, AR; an adopted daughter, Vauedia Tolbert of DeWitt, AR; two grandchildren who she raised as her own, Larry (Virginia) Marshall and Roma Faye Hill, both of Little Rock, AR; 38 grandchildren; and 87 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Greater Trinity Church Of God In Christ in Little Rock. Interment was at Rest In Peace Memorial Gardens in Hensley, AR under the direction of Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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MARTIN, Guy
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Guy Martin died April 4, 1979 in Rogers. He was a former resident of Fort Scott, KS. He was a former vice-president and general manager of Ennis Business Forms in Fort Scott, and had been a member of the Rotary Club and the Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce. He was an elder in the Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his wife, Bea Martin; and three children, Steve Martin of Ames, IA, and Sue (Jerry) Bundy and Muriel (Harold) Baker, all of St. Paul, MN. Services were held at Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church in Pea Ridge. He was cremated.

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MARTIN, Haskel C.
BULL SHOALS, ARKANSAS: Haskel C. Martin, 71, died August 26, 2009. He was born July 17, 1938. He is survived by his wife, Maxine Martin of Mountain Home; two sons, Tim Martin and James Murphy, both of Mountain Home; three daughters, Sylvia Thoman and Lynn Hylton, both of Kansas City, KS, and Sonja Alterman of Alma, KS; 13 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, and his parents. Services were held at Liberty Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by Twin Lakes Cremation Society.

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MARTIN, Hazel
ENGLAND, ARKANSAS: Hazel L. Martin, 73, died March 12, 2011. She was born January 9, 1938 in Luxora, AR to Bee Alford and Lilly Mae Mitchell. She was a member of Ferda Pentecostal Church, and taught Sunday School for 32 years. She enjoyed gardening and fishing. Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Kenneth Martin; a daughter, Patsy Morton (Virgil) of Kerrville, TX; three sons, Guy Martin (Paula) of Coy, Charles Martin (Rebeka) of Keo, and Rickey Daniel Martin (Starr) of Antioch; her mother; two sisters, Peggy Gyline Kirkpatrick (Jack) of Little Rock, and Lois Smith (Sherman) of Carlisle; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two sons, Michael Martin and Amos Guy Martin; her father; two grandchildren, Amanda Martin and Jason Jowers; and a great-grandchild, Rebecca Reed. Interment was at Weeden Cemetery under the direction of Roller-England Funeral Home.

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MARTIN, James Clyde
SEARCY, ARKANSAS: James Clyde Martin, 100, died July 1, 2004. He was a well-known businessman and pioneer in the trucking and poultry industries in the Cleburne and Independence County areas. He is survived by a daughter, Marilyn Martin Hamlett of Cabot; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; a sister, Lorene Stuart of Heber Springs; and two brothers; Cleston Martin of Concord and Clelan Martin of Maumelle. Services were held at Concord United Methodist Church, with interment at Concord Cemetery.

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MARTIN, Norma
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Norma Elsie Martin, 85, passed away July 13, 2003. She was born July 16, 1917 to Carl Fredrick and Amelia O. Schmidtke Lange. She married Luther Richard Martin in 1935. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Ann Jones of Springdale; a sister, Gertrude Koebrick of Charles City; a niece, Colleen Koebrick of Charles City; 2 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Services were held at Salem Lutheran Church with Rev. Gerald Renken officiating. Burial was at Salem Lutheran Church Cemetery.

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MARTIN, Polly Anna
WINSLOW, ARKANSAS: Polly Anna Martin, 71, died September 30, 2007. She was born January 8, 1936 to Alvin and Vernie Haws Bishop. She was a real estate agent. Survivors include her husband, Bobby F. Martin; a son, Larry Martin of Clarksville; two sisters, Jackie Chandler of Fayetteville and Wanda Parrish of Mountainburg; two granddaughters, Miranda Presley of Huntsville and Alicia Wages of Fayetteville; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a son, Tommy Martin; her parents; and a brother, Terry Bishop. Burial was at Brentwood Cemetery under the direction of Moore's Chapel Funeral Home.

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MARTINDALE, John C.
TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS: John Cooper Martindale, 67, died January 1, 2010. He was born November 5, 1942. He was a retired truck driver and a U.S Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by two daughters, Kim Belcher of Corsicana, TX and Leslie Jones of Athens, AR; two sisters, Evelyn Durden of Little Rock, and Marlene Martindale of Texarkana, AR; two brothers, Rollin Martindale of Texarkana, AR and Frank Martindale of Merkel, TX; her grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Arrangements were handled by Texarkana Funeral Home.

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MARTINEZ, Ethel M.
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Ethel Marie Martinez, 82, died January 14, 2007. She was born December 29, 1924 to John and Mary Elizabeth Campion McCabe. She was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and was a retired AT&T communications specialist. She is survived by her children, Mary Harvey of Fayetteville, Dennis Morris of Newark, CA, and Paul Morris of San Leandro, CA; 9 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fidel Martinez. Cremation arrangements were handled by Beard's Funeral Chapel.

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MARTINEZ, Martha
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Martha Avila Martinez, 99, died January 30, 2005 at the Fayetteville City Hospital. She was born March 24, 1905 in San Luis Potosi, NM to Jose Salinas and Martha Avila. She had been living in Fayetteville since 1995, and was a former resident of San Diego. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. She is survived by two sons, Edward (Jeanne) Martinez of San Diego, and David Martinez of San Francisco; two daughters, Helen (Cleve) Howard of Springdale, and Mary (Allen) Hauenstein of Farmington; 8 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Martinez. Services were held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery by Beard's Funeral Chapel.

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MARTINEZ, Nicolas G.
WEST MEMPHIS, ARKANSAS: Nicolas G. Martinez, 69, died March 2, 2005. He was a farmer, and attended the First United Pentecostal Church of West Memphis. He was born December 6, 1935. Survivors include his wife, Cecila Reese Hernandez of Marion, AR; two daughters, Maria Martinez of Andrews, TX and Gloria Martinez of Marion, AR; four sons, Benito Martinez, Randy Martinez, Genaro Martinez and Marcus Martinez all of Marion, AR; five sisters, Rosa Martinez of Samilpa, TX, Epifania Martinez of Abilene, TX, Eufracia Gonzalez of Denver, CO, Pefana Martinez of Florida and Pacha Martinez of Texas; six brothers, Lupe Martinez of TX, Ynez Martinez of CO, Luis Moreno of TX, Mersedes Martinez of TX, Juan Martinez of FL and Roberto Martinez of TX; 19 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Memorials may be sent to the First United Pentecostal Church of West Memphis. Interment was at Crittenden Memorial Park Cemetery in Marion, AR with arrangements by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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MARTINEZ, Steve
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Steve Martinez, 54, died May 11, 2011 in Fayetteville. He was born August 5, 1956 in Nixon, TX to Estavan and Lena Arce Martinez. He worked for Wal-Mart. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Martinez; his mother, Lena Martinez of Nixon, TX; his siblings, Elias of Houston, TX, Johnny and Linda, both of Austin, TX, Emma of Seguin, TX, and Delia, Kristy, Michael and Gloria, all of Nixon, TX; his mother-in-law, Rachel Dillman of Springdale; a brother-in-law, Earl Dillman of Johnson; two sisters-in-law, Linda Dillman of Johnson, AR, and Jackie Lindquist of Fort Wayne, IN; 22 nieces; and 9 great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father; and a sister, Josie. Cremation arrangements were handled by Beard's Funeral Chapel.

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MARX, Bettie
BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS: Bettie Marx, 73, died October 2, 2003 at a local health care facility. She was born August 13, 1930 in Mexico, MO to Percy and Norene Jackson Couch. She had been an office manager at John's Carpets in Denver, CO, and was of the Methodist faith. She came to Bentonville in 1999. She is survived by a daughter, Judy Miller of Rogers; a son, Michael Eubank of Longview, TX; a sister, Leola Wellman of Palmyra, MO; a brother, Jack Couch of Moberly, MO; 7 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Marx; and a son, Paul Eubanks. Cremation arrangements were handled by Stockdale Funeral Services.

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MASK, Maysel
LONOKE, ARKANSAS: Maysel Pauline Mask, 82, died April 27, 2004. She was a schoolteacher in the Crossroads and Wattensaw communities during World War II. She served as Deputy Tax Collector for Lonoke County for many years. She attended the New Hope Baptist Church, and served as the church clerk. Survivors include a son, Dwight Mask of Lonoke; a daughter, Myra Bryant of Carlisle; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services were held at the New Hope Baptist Church. Burial was at Hebron Cemetery with arrangements by Westbrook Funeral Home.

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MASON, Edna L. Edwards
RECTOR, ARKANSAS: Edna Lavonda Mason, 66, died May 29, 2001. She was born August 13, 1934 to the late Frank and Sadie Burns Edwards. Survivors include a son, Joe Mason of Rector; a daughter, Joan Jeffery of Searcy; 3 grandchildren; a brother, Aubrey Edwards of Paragould; and a sister and brother-in-law, Corene and Don Dowdy of Hayti, MO. She was preceded in death by her husband, Amyel Mason. Interment was at Liberty Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Irby Funeral Service.br>

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MASON, James W.
ELKINS, ARKANSAS: James W. Mason, 78, died June 30, 1957. He was born April 16, 1879 to James and Mary Mason. He was a retired Frisco employee. He was survived by a daughter, Mrs. John Autrey; a son, Clint Mason; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Mason. Services were held at Elkins Community Church. Interment was at McCord Cemetery under the direction of Watson Mortuary.

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MASON, Mariah
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Mariah Beatrice Mason, 97, died March 5, 2004 at Meadowview Healthcare and Rehaab in Huntsville. She was born November 29, 1906 in Springdale to Charles Nelson and Dove Etta Phillips Bisom. She was a member of Mountain Springs Missionary Baptist Church, and enjoyed oil painting. She is survived by two sons, Larry Keith Mason (Donna) of Fayetteville, and Charles Goldman Mason (Madlyn) of Hindsville; two daughters, Yvonne Belle Watson (Loy) of Wesley, and Elmo Colleen Morris (Everett) of Hindsville; 9 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip Alvin Mason. Interment was at Boatright Cemetery by Brashears Funeral Home.

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MASON, Otis, Sr.
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Otis Mason Sr., 93, died July 5, 2005. He was born Sept. 27, 1911 to Ellis and Sarah Williams Mason. He was a deacon of the Primitive Baptist Church, and retired from the Union Pacific Railroad. He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Helton Mason. He is survived by six daughters, Ruby Davis, Wanda Jean Reading, Oreanda Tyler, Betty White, Mary Shaw, all of Galesburg, IL, and Hester Maltbia of Kansas City, KS; 43 grandchildren, 91 great-grandchildren, and 35 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Sinai Church of God in Christ. Burial was at Sinai Cemetery under the direction of Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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MASON, R. D.
HINDSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Robert Douglas Mason, 78, passed away July 11, 2005. He was born April 29, 1927 to Theron Everett and Hattie Maude Mae Burson Mason. He was a retiree of Campbell Soup Company and a WWII Army veteran. He belonged to the American Legion. Services were held in the Brashears Funeral Home chapel. Reverends Jack Graham and Loren Collins officiated, along with Judge John Lineberger. Burial was at Wesley Cemetery with arrangements by Brashears Funeral Home of Huntsville, AR.

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MASON, Vesta
DOVER, ARKANSAS: Vesta Mason, 90, died May 6, 2009. She was born January 29, 1919 to Commodore and Nettie Hicks. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and quilting. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Orville and Dorothy Mason, and James and Teresa Mason; two daughters and a son-in-law, Shirley Sumners, and Linda and Junior Warnick; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild, all of Dover; three brothers, George Hicks of Tulsa, OK, Louis English of Dover, and Bill English of Branch, AR. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, John Mason; a daughter, Devonna Mason; a son-in-law, Herbert Sumners; four brothers; and a sister. Interment was at Rushing Cemetery with arrangements by Humphrey Funeral Service.

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MASSEY, Cecil R.
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, ARKANSAS: Cecil Ray Massey, 71, died August 9, 2002. He was born March 6, 1931 to Idell C. and Granville D. Massey. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, and had affiliations with Whittington Lodge #365 of Hot Springs, Hella Shrine of Dallas, TX, the Hot Springs Shrine Club, and the HSV Angler Club. Survivors include his wife, Janice Louise Massey; daughters and sons-in-law, Melanie Marshall of Dallas, TX and Marilyn and Kenny McIntosh of Hot Springs, AR; sons and daughters-in-law, Cecil and Cheryl Massey of Harrison, AR; Charles Massey of Norman, OK; Daniel and Linda Massey of Phoenix, AZ; David and Gena Massey of Tulsa, OK; James Massey of Oklahoma City, OK; Timothy Massey of Tulsa, OK; a sister and brother-in-law, Wilma and Stanley St. John of El Paso, TX; 18 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Idell C. and Granville D. Massey; and a sister, Loretta Jean Widmeier. Services were held at Village United Methodist Church with Rev. David Prothro officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the HSV Shrine Club for Children Transportation Fund. Funeral arrangements were handled by Caruth Village Funeral Home.

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MASSEY, John Ray
JUDSONIA, ARKANSAS: Sgt. John Ray Massey died July 15, 2007 in Balad, Iraq while serving with the U.S. Army. He was born May 15, 1978 to Hershal Ray Massey and Deborah Jean Stroud Massey. He was a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Amanda "Mandy" Massey of Searcy; a special friend, Kristie Ackins of Higginson; two daughters, Monica Freeman and Emily Massey, both of Searcy; a son, Joseph Massey of Searcy; his mother, Deborah Massey of Portland, OR; father, Ray Massey of Searcy; a sister, Cristy Homsley of Higginson; a grandmother, Ella Massey of Searcy; his mother-in-law, Doris Reed of Searcy; and his father-in-law, Jim "Toby" Reed of Judsonia. Services were held at the chapel of Roller-Daniel Funeral Home. Interment was at Bethlehem Cemetery near Plainview, AR.

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MASTER, Bessie Miriam
MANILA, ARKANSAS: Bessie Miram Master, 95, died April 15, 2007. She was the daughter of the late Joel and Oma Simms Meeker. She attended Bethany Baptist Church. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Vickie Master of Manila; two daughters; Barbara Newsom and husband W.D. of Walcott, and Carolyn Reynolds of Nashville, TN; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Walter Lee Master; and three sons, Norman Master, R.C. Master, and Kenneth Master. Services were held at the chapel of Howard Funeral Service in Manila with Rev. Ferrel Duffel presiding. Burial was at the Manila Cemetery.

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MASTIN, Milton G.
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Milton G. Mastin, 62, died February 25, 2009. He was born May 19, 1945 to the late Harold and Annie Mae Mastin Duncan. He was a retired Tech Sergeant in the U.S Air Force, and was self-employed. He was a member of Toastmasters International and St. Matthew's Episcopal Church. He was a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors include a son, Harold Lee Mastin of Little Rock; a daughter, Kim Mastin of Little Rock; two sisters, Pam McCuthcheon of Benton and Earlanna Alred of Little Rock; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a special caregiver and friend, Bertha Tucker. Services were held at Ashby Funeral Home.

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MATEER, Ethel Ellen
LINCOLN, ARKANSAS: Ethel Ellen Mateer, 88, died November 19, 1980. She was born March 20, 1892 to James and Nettie Mateer. She was survived by several cousins. She was of the Methodist faith. Burial was at Rose Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home.

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MATHENY, Effie J. Sammons
PARKDALE, ARKANSAS: Effie Jane Sammons Matheny died October 6, 1965. She was born August 6, 1895 to John Louis Sammons and Elizabeth Johnson Sammons. She was the preceded in death by her husband, Bishop Marvin Matheny. Interment was at the Parkdale Cemetery.

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MATHEWS, Dan J.
PARON, ARKANSAS: Dan Joseph Mathews died during World War II on July 26, 1943. He was born October 7, 1922. He served with the U.S. Army Air Corps. Burial was at Fowler Cemetery.

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MATLOCK, Lovie Brown
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Lovie Marie Brown Matlock, 85, died May 15, 2005. She was born October 14, 1919. During World War II, she worked making hand grenades at the Pine Bluff Arsenal. She was a longtime co-owner of the Stag Domino and Pool Parlor in Pine Bluff. She attended Trinity Episcopal Church at Pine Bluff. She was a member of Trinity's Women's Guild, the Pine Bluff Country Club, the Eden Park Country Club and the Rosswood Country Club. She is survived by a daughter, Deborah Matlock Bolster of San Antonio; a sister, Stella Hughes of Little Rock; and a grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Andrew "Buck" Matlock. Graveside services were held at Graceland Cemetery at Pine Bluff with the Rev. Walter Van Zandt Windsor officiating. Arrangements were handled by Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors of Pine Bluff.

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MATLOCK, Richard
WILMAR, ARKANSAS: Richard Matlock, 49, died May 20, 2005. He was born December 8, 1955 to the late Simon Matlock and Susie Lee Jones Matlock. He worked for Potlatch Corporation at Warren, and ExoPac at Monticello. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Brown Matlock; two sons, Cassius Shorter of Virginia and Anthony Matlock of Wilmar; and three sisters, Betty Bedford, Doris Matlock Clayton, and Debra Matlock, all of Malvern. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Normand Matlock and Samuel Matlock. Burial was at Wilmar Cemetery under the direction of Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.

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MATTHEWS, Betty Ruth
BASSETT, ARKANSAS: Betty Ruth Matthews, 72, died January 22, 2010. She was born February 16, 1937 to the late O.M. and Ruth Clayton. She was of the Church of Christ faith. Survivors include her husband, Roy Matthews, Jr.; two sons, Troy Matthews of Manila, and Johnny Hillegas of Lake City; three daughters, Betty Frances Douglas of Black Oak, Nellie Ruth Newman of West Memphis, and Betty Sue Smith of Marion; four sisters, Bessie Mae McGee of Lawrenceburg, TN, Louise Kerr of West Helena, Doris Ann Needham of Quitman, and Judy Raymond of Mountain Home; 10 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Roy Oliver Franklin Junior Matthews; a brother; and a granddaughter. Interment was at Bassett Cemetery by Roller-Swift Funeral Home.

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MATTHEWS, Daisy
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Daisy Irene Matthews, 98, died September 4, 2001. She attended University Park Nazarene Church. Survivors include a brother, Ellis Howell; two daughters, Melba Lorraine Peterson of Little Rock and Mary Catherine Lynch of Little Rock; 3 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services were held at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Chapel with Rev. Ken Campbell officiating. Burial was at Rest Hills Memorial Park.

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MATTHEWS, Effie
TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS: Effie Matthews, 98, died May 29, 2005. She was born May 29, 1907. She was a homemaker, and attended Christ Lutheran Church. She was a former employee of the Red River Army Depot. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank I. Matthews; and four grandchildren, Beverly Joan Killian, Gayle Ann Thompson, Gary Rodney Matthews, Jr. and Shawn Ryan. She is survived by seven sons, Ray Matthews of Wake Village, TX, Robert Matthews and Gary Matthews of Texarkana, Charles Matthews of Big Lake, MN, James Matthews of Bedford, TX, Frank Matthews, Jr. of Chitina, AK, and Daniel Matthews of Henderson, NV; four daughters, Marjorie Morris, Joyce Parsons and Lois Ryan of Texarkana, and Joan Terry of Kermit, TX; 30 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives. Services were held at East Funeral Home with Rev. Curtis Schneider officiating. Burial was at East Memorial Gardens.

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MATTHEWS, Jack C.
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Jack C. Matthews died July 10, 1944. He was born December 26, 1923. He was killed in action in Europe during World War II. Interment was at Elmwood Cemetery.

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MATTHEWS, Jesse R.
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Jesse Robert Matthews, 43, died September 5, 1945. He was born June 5, 1902. He was survived by his wife; a daughter, Joan Matthews; two brothers, Louis Matthews and James Matthews; and three sisters, Cora Tidmore, Ethel Mills, and Grace Dalton. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery under the direction of Pence Funeral Home.

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MATTHEWS, Walter C.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Walter C. Matthews, 77, died September 7, 1974. He retired from Missouri Pacific Lines. He was a member of the Pulaski Heights Masonic Lodge, and Bendemeer Grotto. He attended University Park Nazarene Church. He is survived by his wife, Daisy Irene Matthews; two daughters, Melba Peterson and Mary Lynch of Little Rock; a sister, Flossie Hoggard of Ward; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Griffin-Leggett Funeral home with Reverend J.C. Andrews officiating.

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MATTIESHAN, Michael
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Michael Mattieshan, 97, died May 8, 2005 at a local hospital. He was born April 12, 1908 in Dana, Saskatchewan, Canada. He had worked as a photographer in Hollywood, CA for Warner Brothers, and was a Smart Pooch Show animal trainer. He is survived by his wife, Ardis Goodson Mattieshan; and other relatives and and friends. Cremation arrangements were handled by Caruth-Hale Funeral Home.

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MATTISON, Winton
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Winton Mattison died December 24, 2005. He was born November 28, 1923 to William Josander and Luella Davis Mattison. He was a trained blacksmith, as well as a welder. During World War II, he helped build the Liberty Ships at Richmond Shipyards in California. He was an auto mechanic and worked at making and repairing jewelry. He attended the Harrison & Willow Street Church of Christ in Conway. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Smith Mattison; two sons, Winton Ray Mattison (Leslie) of Murrieta, CA and Kenneth J. Mattison (Holland) of Quartz Hills, CA; and two grandchildren. Services were held at the Robinson & Center Street Church of Christ in Conway. Interment was at Robinson Cemetery in Conway under the direction of Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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MATTOX, John
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: John Mattox died May 10, 1864. He was a Civil War soldier, and served with Company A of the 7th Missouri Cavalry. Burial was at the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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MAULDIN, Vickie B.
LAKE CITY, ARKANSAS: Vickie Bernice Mauldin, 55, died February 1, 2009. Survivors include her children, James Mauldin, and Brandy Suazo and husband Rolando, all of Mansfield, TX; her mother, Gearldene Clark of Forrest City; and her brothers, Michael Brinkley of Columbia, TN, Terry DeGunya of Oklahoma, and Charles DeGunya of Forrest City. She was preceded in death by her father, James Curdian Brinkley; and a brother, Glen Brinkley. Interment was at Pine Log Cemetery under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home.

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MAUS, Gertrude E.
ATKINS, ARKANSAS: Gertrude E. Maus, 91, passed away March 30, 2003. She was born March 12, 1912 to the late Paul and Josephine Gunderman Maus. She attended the Church of the Assumption in Atkins. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Paul, Joe and Frank Maus; and two sisters, Margaret Wenger and Anna Maus. Services were held at the Church of the Assumption. Burial was at the Atkins Catholic Cemetery with arrangements by Lemley Funeral Service.

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MAXWELL, Dianna
TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS: Dianna Washington Maxwell, 49, died February 26, 2002 at her residence. She was born November 11, 1952 in Texarkana. She was a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church. She is survived by two sisters, Linda F. Washington and Mary Watson of Texarkana; and four brothers, Marvin Hamilton of Texarkana, Larry Hamilton of Dallas, Anthony Kirkland of Watts, CA, and Roy Washington of Toledo, OH. Interment was at Old Town Cemetery in Lewisville under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

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MAXWELL, Hubert Lee
HAMBURG, ARKANSAS: Hubert Lee Maxwell, 64, died May 21, 2009. He was born October 12, 1944. He was a retired truck driver and a member of Southside Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Janice Maxwell; two sons and daughters-in-law, Greg and Carla Maxwell, and Alan and Fran Maxwell, all of Hamburg; three brothers, Robert Maxwell and John Henry Maxwell, both of Hamburg, and Pete and Christine Maxwell of Cabot; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jonn and Willie Allison Maxwell; three brothers, Raymond, Wayne and George Harold Maxwell; and a sister, Florine McLeod. Burial was at Crossroads Cemetery under the direction of Cromwell Funeral Home.

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MAXWELL, Thenious
WOOSTER, ARKANSAS: Thenious Frauline Holloway Maxwell died December 16, 2008. She was born June 9, 1918 to Little Berry Ether and Mary Ella Clements Holloway. She enjoyed fishing, quilting, word-find puzzles, and going to the Senior Citizens' Center. She was a member of Wooster Baptist Church. She is survived by eight sons, Marvin and Jackie Maxwell of Lonoke, Bill Maxwell of Wooster, Jim Maxwell of Wooster, Paul and Anna Kemp of Conway, Tommy and Sally Kemp of Carlisle, Cecil and Patsy Maxwell of Wooster, G.E. and Brenda Maxwell of Houston, and Danny and Gloria Maxwell of Atkins; four daughters, Chris and Don Fitzhugh of Pine Bluff, Lou and Billy Madden of Temple, TX, Donna and Dan Rutherford of Greenbrier, and Tina and Joe Guy of Canton, TX; a daughter-in-law, Carol Maxwell of Wooster; a sister, Modenia Smith of Wooster; 37 grandchildren; 63 great-grandchildren; and 25 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Marvin Maxwell; a son, David Edwin Maxwell; and a grandchild, Brian Lee Maxwell. Services were held at Wooster Baptist Church. Burial was at Bethlehem Cemetery in Shady Grove under the direction of Griffin Leggett Funeral Home.

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MAXWELL, Willie Lee
CLEVELAND, ARKANSAS: Willie Lee Maxwell, 90, died May 15, 2005. He was born December 17, 1914 to the late Galloway Maxwell and Martha Jane Viola "Ollie" Boyer. He was a 32nd Degree Mason. Survivors include eight daughters, Marvell Guinn and Faye Flowers of Center Ridge, Louvelle Howard of Plumerville, Rosa Wood of Morrilton, Carolyn Ford, Sybal Kirkendoll and Patricia Maxwell, all of Cleveland, Sylvia Clolinger of Robertstown; seven sons, Burl Maxwell of Center Ridge, Emmet Maxwell, Verdell Maxwell, Darrell Maxwell, Ruben Maxwell, Loyd Maxwell, Floyd Maxwell and Danny Maxwell, all of Cleveland, AR; two brothers, Carmen Maxwell of Scotland, AR and Johnny Herman of Missouri, 48 grandchildren, 65 great´┐Żgrandchildren; 22 great-great grandchildren; and a host of family and friends He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Marie Watkins Maxwell; an infant daughter, Givey Maxwell; 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Lost Corner Cemetery under the direction of Bob Neal And Sons Funeral Home.

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MAY, Alie Duncan
DAMASCUS, ARKANSAS: Alie V. Duncan May, 95, died February 11, 2009. She was born April 25, 1913 to the late Lee and Nancy Hughs Duncan. Survivors include two sons, Harold J. (Sonny) May and J.W. May, both of Damascus; four daughters, Weda Matthew of Quitman, Sue Clay of Damascus, and Robbie Ward and Sylvia Barton, both of Greenbrier; 25 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther May; three sons; 2 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and six brothers. Services were held at Sand Springs Missionary Baptist Church in Gravesville. Interment was at Fairbanks Cemetery under the direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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MAY, Lottie H.
MINERAL SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Lottie Helon May, 87, died July 5, 2007. She was born August 17, 1919. She retired from Case Knife Company, and attended the Mineral Springs Church of Christ. She is survived by a daughter, Becky Hickey of Mineral Springs; a daughter-in-law, Mary May of Mineral Springs; a brother, A.D. Finigan of Columbus, OH; a sister, Edith Young of Mineral Springs; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Garland May; and two sons, James Ellis May and Gerald Gale May. Services were held at Latimer Funeral Home with Robert Peek and Randy Hughes officiating. Burial was at the Mineral Springs Cemetery.

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MAY, Zackary Dee
CAMDEN, ARKANSAS: Zackary Dee May, 14, of Camden, died November 2, 2002. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, where he was active in the youth group. He was an avid golfer and a member of the 9th grade basketball team at Camden Fairview High School. Survivors include his parents, Jeff and Karen May of Camden; a brother, Nick May of Camden; his grandparents, Troy and Clara Womack of Camden, and Derol and Ann May of Hot Springs; a great-grandmother, Clio May of Magnolia; and his aunts, uncles, cousins, and other relatives and friends. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. John Dill and Rev. Alan Womack officiating. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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MAYFIELD, Bernice
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Bernice Boykin Mayfield, 86, died November 12, 2009. She was born June 30, 1923 to Charlie and Beulah Boykin. She is survived by two daughters, Pearl Lewis and Shirley Postway; three sons, Roy Mayfield, Jr., Roman Mayfield, and Earl Lewis; two sisters, Alma Harris and Rosemary Nolan; four brothers, Louis Boykin, Jessie Boykin, James Boykin and Earnest Boykin; 10 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Union Baptist Church. Interment was at Union Baptist Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home.

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MAYHUGH, Robert H.
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Robert Hershal Mayhugh, 66, died June 30, 2002 in Springdale. He was born January 28, 1936 in England, AR to Charlie and Isabelle Harrison Mayhugh. He was a junior accountant and a TV repairman. He was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife, Carol Griffin Mayhugh; a daughter, Becky Buehne of Webb City, MO; a son, Robert Wayne Mayhugh of Springdale; a sister, Charlene Lasley of Conway; two brothers, Dr. James Mayhugh of Hot Springs, and Eddie Mayhugh of Arlington, TX; and 2 grandchildren. Interment with military honors was at Bluff Cemetery by Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home.

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MAYS, Larry J.
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Larry James Mays, 54, died October 30, 2009. He was born April 13, 1955 in Pine Bluff to the late Rev. Harry Mays, Jr. and Elena Mays. He is survived by two daughters, Kimberly Mays and Tammie Courtney; two sons, Derrick Mays and Latore Mays; eight sisters, Kathleen Mays, Lisa Mays, Janice Butler, Ruby Davis, Cynthia Tidwell, Katherine Gatewood, Teri Jones, and Chris Alexander; four brothers, Ricky Mays, David Mays, and Harry Mays III, and Kelvin Mays; and 7 grandchildren. Services were held at New St. Hurricane Baptist Church. Interment was at Forrest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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MAYS, Walter
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Walter Mays, 63, died May 1, 1969. He was born December 3, 1905 to William and Mary Laningham Mays. He was a carpenter. He attended the Assembly of God church, and was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He was survived by his wife, Daisy Ledbetter Mays; three sons, Paul, Jack and Kenneth; two daughters, Rosie Ripple and Margie Altha; four brothers, Clarence, Marion, Gerald and Alfred; two sisters, Alice McCoy and Mrs. John Barron; and 5 grandchildren. Burial was at Forest Park Cemetery under the direction of Sisco Funeral Home.

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MAYFIELD, Estelle Howard
SHERIDAN, ARKANSAS: Estelle Howard Mayfield, 83, died April 16, 2002. She was born May 13, 1918 to the late Tom Pinson Howard and Pearl Scott Howard. She was the co-owner of the Wacaster Oil Company in Sheridan. She attended the First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, and served in both the Faith Sunday School Class and the sanctuary choir. She the widow of Guy Mayfield. Surviving family members include two sons, Jim Mayfield of Sheridan and Jerry Mayfield of Boulder, Colorado; a brother, Willis D. Howard of Sheridan; two grandsons; and four great-grandchildren. Services were held at First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Montgomery and Rev. Jearl Smith officiating. Burial was at Lost Creek Cemetery under the direction of J.A. Funk Funeral Home of Malvern, AR.

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MAYFIELD, Hunter D.
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Hunter Doyce Mayfield, infant son of Marty and Sondra Mayfield of Cabot, died January 11, 1996. Services were held at the chapel of Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home. Burial was at Chapel Hill Memorial Park.

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MAYNARD, Walter H.
JACKSONVILLE, ARKANSAS: Walter Henry "Wally" Maynard died February 10, 2007. He was born August 16, 1928 to Otis and Caroline Maynard. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Among the survivors are three brothers; two sons; a daughter; a stepdaughter, Ellie Hritz and her husband Richard of Jacksonville; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Maynard; and a brother. Interment was at Rest Hills Memorial Park under the direction of Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home.

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McADAMS, Donald
HOPE, ARKANSAS: Donald McAdams, 53, passed away February 23, 2002. He was born March 28, 1948 to J.W. McAdams and Pat Robinson McAdams. He was an accountant, and worked for the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope. He was past president of the Hope Kiwanis Club, and served as the branch president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Hope, AR. Among the survivors are his wife, Anita R. McAdams; two daughters, Trudie McAdams of Cincinnati, OH, and Jessica McAdams-Kaufman of Texarkana, TX; a son, Stephen W. McAdams of Baton Rouge, LA; his mother, of Emmet; and brother, Philip McAdams of Prescott. He was preceded in death by his father. Services were held with Dick Pearsons officiating. Interment was at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Hope, AR with arrangements by Herndon Funeral Home.

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McADOO, Sarah
MALVERN, ARKANSAS: Sarah McAdoo, 83, passed away on September 27, 2003. Services were held October 4, 2003 at the New Director Baptist Church in Perla with Rev. Charles Dobbins officiating. Burial took place at the Masonic Cemetery in Malvern under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home of Arkadelphia, AR.

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McALLISTER, Lee
GENTRY, ARKANSAS: Lee McAllister, 62, died January 20, 1932. He was the husband of Nellie S. White McAllister. They had three children. Other survivors include four sisters. Interment with Masonic rites was at the Gentry Cemetery.

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McATEER,, Lloyd
FORDYCE, ARKANSAS: Lloyd McAteer, 88, died October 6, 2008. He was born March 30, 1920 to Charlie and Missie Holliman McAteer. He retired from the Pine Bluff Arsenal. He was a longtime member of American Legion Post #232, and was an avid sports fan. He was a former football player for the Camden Panthers. Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Cherie and Marvin O'Mary of Fordyce, Mary and Carl Helberg of Thornton, and Judy and Russell Bever of Pine Bluff; 3 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bearden. He was preceded in death by his wife, Captolia; his parents; a brother, Lee; and two sisters, Lottie Phillips and Lydia Fitzhugh. Interment was at Calaway Cemetery in Thornton with arrangements by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce.

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McBRAYER, Leola
PRESCOTT, ARKANSAS: Leola McBrayer, 95, died August 17, 2002 at a local nursing home. She was born September 3, 1906 in Hempstead County, AR. She was a member of Central Baptist Church. She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, LeJoy and Fincher Knight of Hampton, Nelda and Bob McCool of Pearl, MS, and Peggy and James Norton of Atmore, AL; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Cathy McBrayer of El Dorado, and Jimmy and Margaret McBrayer of Prescott; 11 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, R.C. McBrayer. Services were held at Central Baptist Church. Burial was at DeAnne Cemetery by Shackelford Funeral Home.

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McBRIDE, Edward F.
BEEBE, ARKANSAS: Edward F. McBride died September 28, 1952. He was born December 26, 1871. He served as a Sergeant with Company A of the 2nd Texas Infantry during the Spanish-American War. Burial was at the Beebe Cemetery.

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McBRIDE, Lessie Irene
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Lessie Irene McBride, 95, died November 23, 2005. She is survived by six daughters, Char Spina of Shreveport, LA, Melba Iwamiya of Fort Smith, Pat White of Shreveport, Linda Etchegaray of Houston, TX, JoAnn Self of Greenwood, AR, and Jimmie Brogdin of Amarillo, TX; 25 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Inez Gallimore; and a son, Claude Metcalf. Services were held at the chapel of Martin Funeral Home in Mansfield. Burial was at Freedom Cemetery.

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McBURNETT, Ann
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Ann S. Bush McBurnett, 89, died December 12, 2004. She was born January 30, 1915 to the late Nigel Eli Shivers and Elizabeth "Bessie" Wardlaw Shivers. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pine Bluff, and served as an outreach leader for her Sunday School class. She enjoyed crocheting, and crocheted 144 lap robes for nursing home residents since becoming homebound. She is survived by a son, Jim McBurnett of Pine Bluff; 2 grandsons; and a great-grandchild. Se was preceded in death by two husbands, J.D. Bush and J. Arness McBurnett; a brother, Fletcher Shivers; and four sisters, Hattie Tibbs, Roberta Fisher, Marguerite White and Shirley Cason. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Pine Bluff. Burial was at Graceland Cemetery under the direction of Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors.

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McCABE, Mike
VAN BUREN COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Mike McCabe, 11, died of appendicitis on May 6, 1930. He was born August 5, 1918 to Mr. and Mrs. Fred McCabe. Burial was at Colony Cemetery.

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McCAIN, Betty
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Betty McCain, 84, died December 20, 2002. She was born October 15, 1919 in Pulaski County tof Henry and Johnnie Roden McCain. She was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include a brother, Lige McCain; a sister, Frances Rushing; a nephew, Larry Ashworth; a niece, Mae Tennyson; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. Burial was at Ida Mission Cemetery under the direction of Griffin Leggett Healey and Roth Funeral Home.

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McCAIN, Opal
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Opal McCain, 84, passed away January 24, 2005. She was born October 11, 1920 to the late Willie P. and Anna Irene Gordon Jennings. She is survived by her daughter, Marsha Stewart of Benton; son, Gordon Sullivan of Little Rock; brother, J. N. Jennings of Cleveland, MS; sister, Mildred Ivy of North Carolina, 4 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren. Services were held on January 26, 2005 at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander, AR, with Bro. Roger Reid officiating. Arrangements were handled by Roller-Ballard Funeral Home.

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McCALL, Shirley
WARD, ARKANSAS: Shirley Carmical McCall, 67, died January 17, 2005. She was born August 28, 1937. She retired from the State of Arkansas, and attended McArthur Assembly of God Church in Jacksonville. Survivors include her husband, O.B. McCall; a daughter, Cheria Russenberger of Quitman; a son, John Carmical of Jacksonville; three stepdaughters, Deborah Staley of Ward, Katherine Tripp of Cabot, and Brenda Talbert of Tennessee; her mother, Belle Watkins of Beebe; two brothers, Wayne Watkins of Benton, and Danny Watkins of Trappers Creek, AK; 7 step-grandchildren; and a step great-grandchild. Services were held at McArthur Assembly of God Church. Interment was at Mount Chapel Cemetery by Westbrook Funeral Home.

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McCANN, Virginia
LONOKE, ARKANSAS: Virginia L. McCann, 87, died February 24, 2009 at Golden Years Nursing Home. She was born October 9, 1921 to Robert and Jennie Bumpous. She attended New Testament Missionary Baptist Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by a son, Robert McCann of Lonoke; two daughters, Carolyn Elcan of Lonoke, and Patricia Greer of Weatherford, TX; a brother, Robert Bumpous, Jr. of Humphrey; a sister, Nina Hamlin of Kalamazoo, MI; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.D. "Jake" McCann; a brother, Wallace Bumpous; and two sisters, Murlene Campbell and Connie Lincomfelt. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Gardens by Boyd Funeral Home.

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McCARTY, Maudie Dobbins
HUMPHREY, ARKANSAS: Maudie Leona Dobbins McCarty, 68, died October 15, 2007. She was born September 30, 1939 to the late William "Bill" Dobbins and Leona Adkins Dobbins. She retired from Lennox Industries. She attended New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Noah McCarty, Jr; two sons, Michael McCarty and Warren McCarty, both of Humphrey; a daughter, Mary McCarty; and two sisters, Kay Castleberry (Pete) of DeValls Bluff and Jean McCallister of Gainesville, FL. She was preceded in death by a brother, Claude Dobbins; her parents; and two sisters, Pauline Hillman and Anna Marie Hefley. Services were held at the chapel of Turpin Funeral Home.

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McCAULEY, Millard M.
OKOLONA, ARKANSAS: Millard Miles McCauley, 85, died March 14, 2007. He was born April 19, 1921 to the late Harvey and Euphie Kelly McCauley. He was the former mayor of Okolona. He was a heavy equipment operator and a former road foreman for the Clark County Road Department. He was a horseman. He attended Smyrna United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Catherine "Cooter" White McCauley; a son, "Moots" McCauley of Prescott; a daughter, Phyllis Rhoden of Okolona; three brothers, Joe McCauley of Arkadelphia, Mack and Wayne McCauley both of Okolona; 4 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the chapel of Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home with Bro. Gill Sill officiating. Interment was at Smyrna Cemetery.

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McCLAIN, Lona
JENNY LIND, ARKANSAS: Lona McClain, 96, died December 1, 2007. She attended Jenny Lind First Baptist Church. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Carol McClain; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 28 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond J. McClain; a son, John H. McClain; a daughter, Faye McClain Jones; a granddaughter, Rita Jean McClain; and a great-grandson, Jerry Don Goines. Services were held at Jenny Lind First Baptist Church. Burial was at Steep Hill Cemetery by McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.

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McCLELAND, Oscar
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: Oscar Dale McCleland, 94, died February 1, 2011. He was born August 12, 1916 in Fayetteville to Benny A. and Nellie Cameron McCleland. He is survived by six daughters, Dorris Kay Lindsey of Prairie Grove, Betty Lou Heftner of Cincinnati, Linda Faye Lindsey of North Vernon, IN, Mary A. Craighead of Avenal, CA, and Melba Joyce Scamardo and Margaret Ellen Collins, both of Juneau, AK; three sons, Gary R. McCleland of Fresno, CA, and Oscar Wayne McCleland and James O. McCleland, both of Prairie Grove; 47 grandchildren; and 62 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Farmington Cemetery under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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McCLELLAN, Lyda M.
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Lyda M. McClellan, 94, died July 13, 2005. She is survived by a daughter, Martha Koury of Leesville; two sisters, Bernice Oakley of Pine Bluff and Nellie Raley of Star City; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow H. "Pete" McClellan; two brothers, W.T. Hankins and Wilbur Hankins; and a sister, Hazel Reed. Interment was at Lost Creek Cemetery in Sheridan, AR with arrangements by Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

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McCOLLOUGH, Martin
HAMBURG, ARKANSAS: Martin McCollough, 89, died February 24, 2006. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a retired timber worker. He attended Martinville Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Everett McCollough of Hamburg; a daughter, Lois McDaniels of Hamburg; two grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, six step-great-grandchildren and a step-great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Opal E. Harrison McCollough; his parents, John Arnold & Nellie Singleton McCollough; two brothers; and three sisters. Services were held at the chapel of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home with Rev. Warren Finney officiating. Burial was at the Hamburg Cemetery.

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McCOMBS, Armella
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Armella McCombs, 74, died May 18, 2006. She was born May 22, 1931 to the late Lonnie Curry and Elvira Curry. She attended Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Carter McCombs; three sisters, Annie Bell Curry of Tarry, Maple Lee Byrd of Ladd, Maester Newton of Chicago; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Benny Edwards; and by a daughter, Emma M. Hearn. Services were held at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Helloms officiating. Burial was at Mt. Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Perry Funeral Home.

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McCONE, Oscar
HAMBURG, ARKANSAS: Oscar McCone, 81, died May 22, 1999. He was a deacon at the Mount Olive Baptist Church in North Crossett, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He retied from Georgia-Pacific Corp. after over 40 years of service. He was a songwriter, and enjoyed gospel music. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Tucker McCone; two sons, Mickey McCone and Rusty McCone of Hamburg; a brother, Enoch McCone of Monticello; 6 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Della Phillips McCone; three brothers; and three sisters. Services were held at Mount Olive Baptist Church. Burial was at Crossroads Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home.

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McCONNELL, Grace
MORROW, ARKANSAS: Grace McConnell, 80, died July 22, 1994. She was born December 31, 1913 to David and Gertrude Sexton Cyphert. Services were held at Morrow Methodist Church. Cremation arrangements were handled by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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McCOY, Junior H.
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Junior Harold McCoy, 62, died January 23, 2005. He was born June 10, 1942 to the late Thomas Jefferson McCoy and Ivory Davis McCoy. He attended the Harding Street Church of Christ. He was a cross-country truck driver for over 38 years, with numerous awards for his safe driving record. He was a past volunteer for the Morrilton Police reserves. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Addie Scroggins McCoy; three sons, Harold McCoy and James McCoy of Morrilton, and Donald McCoy of Hattieville; a daughter, Terri (Michael) Nelson of Morrilton; a brother, Billy (Ruth) McCoy of Morrilton; four sisters, Reba Williams of Merced, CA, Kathleen Nima McCoy of Kansas City, MO, Vernice Taylor of Morrilton, and Bobby (Doyle) Huffman of Morrilton; two sisters-in-law, Joann McCoy of Ohio and LouLynn McCoy of Plumerville; 6 granddaughters; 4 grandsons; and a great-grandson. His Scroggins family includes a brother-in-law, Willie Jay Scroggins; a sister-in-law, Betty Collins; a brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Nova Scroggins, all of Morrilton; and a brother and sister-in-law, David and Janie Scroggins of Wonderview. He is also survived by numerous nephews, nieces, and other relatives and friends. He was prededed in death by his brothers, Dyril and Reedis McCoy; an infant brother; and an infant sister. Services were held with Bro. Charles Bane and Bro. Jimmy Huffman officiating. Interment was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Center Ridge, AR with arrangements by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton, AR.

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McCRACKEN, Essie
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Essie McCracken, 88, died February 17, 1991. She was born May 6, 1902 to James L. and Mary E. Skelton Dockery. She attended the Black Oak Church of Christ. She is survived by a son, Tom McCracken; two daughters, Aileen Parmenter and Mackie Mayes; a sister-in-law, Minnie Dockery; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Warren McCracken. Services were held at Black Oak Church of Christ with Randall Caselman and George Dockery officiating. Burial was at Sunset Cemetery under the direction of Moore's Chapel.

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McCUAN, Beulah
McCRORY, ARKANSAS: Beulah McCuan, 86, passed away on April 18, 2001. She was a homemaker who loved her family and church. Services were held at the Apostolic Christian Church in Grays with Rev. James E. Wiggins officiating. Burial was at Woodmen Cemetery under the directon of Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home.

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McCULLARS, Clyde
HUMPHREY,ARKANSAS: Clyde J. McCullars, 85, died March 7, 2009. He was born March 28, 1923 to Dora and Luther McCullars. He was a farmer, and attended Humphrey Church of Christ. He was a veteran of World War II, and served in Germany with the 28th Infantry Division. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marion Ellen McCullars; a foster daughter, Christy Levey of Stuttgart; a sister, Ocie Browning of Pine Bluff; 2 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Burial was at Flynn Cemetery with arrangements by Turpin Funeral Home.

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McCUTCHEON, Maudie
HARRISON, ARKANSASA: Maudie Ethel McCutcheon, 97, died October 15, 2008. She was born August 29, 1911 to Curtis and Angie Strong Kent. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She enjoyed quilting, and was a member of the Gaither Home Extension Club and RSVP. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Betty McCutcheon and Nelson and Trudy McCutcheon, all of Harrison; 8 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lester McCutcheon; an infant son; a great-grandson, Bryan Anthony Rogers; a brother, Ralph Kent; and four sisters, Gladys Flood, Vivian Dickey, Nelda McCutcheon and Nilda Johnson. Burial was at Maplewood Cemetery under the direction of Christeson Funeral Home.

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McDANIEL, Mary
STAMPS, ARKANSAS: Mary L. McDaniel, 60, died September 26, 2007. She was born May 3, 1947. She is survived by five children, Bobby J. Reed of Chicago, Vickie Guiden of Little Rock, Essie Moore and Lakersia Daniels of Magnolia and Eddie B. McDaniel of Village, AR; four sisters, Linda Willis of Detroit, MI, and Leslie Jamerson, Mary A. Rogers and Mary Jamerson of Magnolia; 7 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Services were held at Damascus Baptist Church with Rev. Earnest Moore officiating. Burial was at the Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Smith Funeral Home.

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McDANIEL, Pearl M.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Pearl Mae McDaniel, 103, died January 14, 2006. She was born May 16, 1902 to Joe Boyer and Ida Blackwell Boyer. She attended Oak Grove Church of Christ, and was a homemaker. She was the widow of Lynn McDaniel. She is survived by a son, Joe Smith and wife Dollie of Morrilton; daughters, Faye Hallett and husband Norman of North Little Rock and Alice Ridgeway of North Little Rock; daughter-in-law, Ernestine Smith of North Little Rock; 17 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; 27 great-great-grandchildren; and five great-great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Delbert "Tootsie" Smith. Interment was at Elmwood Cemetery with Bro. Danny Ward officiating. Arrangements were handled by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton, AR.

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McDANIEL, Taylor, Sr.
PALESTINE, ARKANSAS: Taylor McDaniel Sr., 85, died October 26, 2001. He was born February 18, 1916 to Ivory McDaniel and Ada Hardy McDaniel. Survivors include his wife, Callie Mae Sanders McDaniel of Palestine; two daughters, Gerdia Adams of Palestine and Shirley Richardson of Forrest City; two sons, Taylor McDaniel Jr. of Moro and Ivory McDaniel of Forrest City; two brothers, Lester McDaniel of Palestine and James McDaniel of Forrest City; 25 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Elcannion M.B. Church with Rev. Albert McKinney officiating. Burial was at Elcannion Cemetery with arrangements handled by Woodhouse Mortuary.

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McDONALD, Mary Mitchell
HOGEYE, ARKANSAS: Mary Angeline Mitchell McDonald, 97, died December 24, 1959. She was born May 22, 1862 to Bob and Gersha Snyder Mitchell. She was survived by five sons, A.M McDonald, R.E. McDonald, G.J. McDonald, H.L. McDonald and M.J. McDonald; a daughter, Elsie Garrett; a brother, John Matthew Mitchell; and 14 grandchildren. Services were held at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dee Smith and Rev. Harold Bartholomew officiating. Burial was at McDonald Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Home.

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McDONALD, Pearl
SCOTT, ARKANSAS: Pearl Parris McDonald, 74, died June 28, 1983. Survivors include three daughters, Mary Allison of Little Rock, Martha P. Kage of Memphis, and Jane Archer of North Little Rock; a son, James E. McDonald of Overland Park, KS; two sisters, Leona Shook of North Little Rock, and Ora Jackson of Roe; a brother, Earl Parris of Detroit; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.A. McDonald. Burial was at Pine Crest Memorial Park under the direction of Drummond Funeral Home.

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McDOUGAL, Robert E.
CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Robert Eugene McDougal, 68, died March 9, 2003. He was a farmer. He was a son of the late Wesley and Lilly McDougal. Survivors include a daughter, Kay Smith of Mill Springs, MO; and two sons, Garry McDougal of San Francisco, CA, and Ben McDougal of El Paso, TX. Cremation arrangements were handled by Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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McDOWELL, Diane
ALTHEIMER, ARKANSAS: Diane McDowell, 41, died January 16, 2007. She was born February 8, 1965 to the late John McDowell, Sr. and Nancy Gardner McDowell. She is survived by two sons, Johnathan McDowell and Cedrick McDowell, both of Altheimer; five daughters, Erica McDowell, Victoria McDowell, Darneshia McDowell, Jasmine McDowell, and Jessica McDowell, all of Altheimer; two brothers, Rickey McDowell of Wabbaseka and John L. McDowell of Pine Bluff; and a sister, Shirley McDowell of Wabbaseka. Services were held at Freedom Baptist Church. Burial was at Community Cemetery in Altheimer with arrangements by Henson Mortuary of Pine Bluff, AR.

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McELROY, James
PERRYVILLE, ARKANSAS: James "Mac" McElroy, 66, died February 4, 2007. He was born February 2, 1941 to Geneva Baugh Lewis and the late James Houston McElroy. He served as a policeman in North Little Rock for seven years, and then joined the Arkansas State Police, retiring after 31 years. Following his retirement, he served as the mayor of Perryville. He was of the Assembly of God faith. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Wanda Egger McElroy; a son, Travis McElroy of Perryville; his mother, Geneva Lewis and stepfather, Robert, both of Morrilton; a brother, David McElroy of Atkins; a sister, Francis Gibby of Morrilton; and a grandson, Brodie McElroy of Morrilton. Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of Harris Funeral Home.

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McFADDEN, Morris, Sr.
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Morris McFadden, Sr., 98, died February 25, 2004 at Jefferson Health Care. He was born December 6, 1905 to the late Bud McFadden and Ella Walls Gayfield. He worked at Boats Construction, and was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by three daughters, Lucille Domineck of Pine Bluff, and Joanne Humphrey and Patricia Latimer, both of Fordyce, three sons, Morris McFadden, Jr. of Little Rock, and Larry McFadden and Arthur McFadden, both of Pine Bluff; two sisters, Lillie Anderson of Pine Bluff, and Sarah Dunham of Citrus Heights, CA; 18 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Fannie Mae Williams McFadden. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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McFARLAND, Charles
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Charles McFarland, 76, died May 5, 2009. He was born May 12, 1932 to the late Floyd and Floy Jones McFarland. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carolyn Sims McFarland; a sister, Virginia McClelland and husband Jim of Shingleton, CA; and his friends. Services were held at Sylvan Hills United Methodist Church. Interment was at Arkansas State Veterans' Cemetery in North Little Rock by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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McFEE, Max
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Max McFee, 93, died March 26, 1994. He was born October 17, 1900 to Marshall Marion and Inez Canfield McFee. He was a retired auto dealer. He is survived by a stepson, Joe Brogdon; two stepdaughters, Lazelle Page and Madelyn Curry; a nephew, Richard Brown; and a sister, Doris Brown. Cremation arrangements were handled by Nelson Funeral Home.

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McGARR, Mary
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Mary Atheleen McGarr, 86, died April 21, 2008. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by a daughter, Velma Henderson of Cabot; a son, James (Donna) McGarr of Mineral Ridge, OH; a brother, Darrell Brown of Lonoke; two sisters, Blanche Sarras of Kansas and Catherine McEnroe of California; 4 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claud McGarr; and her parents, William and Lois Brown. Interment was at Lonoke Cemetery under the direction of Boyd Funeral Home.

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McGARRAH, Gulie
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Gulie McGarrah, 57, died January 30, 1949 at her home near Springdale. She was born April 2, 1892. Survivors include her husband, Richard McGarrah; her sons, J.B. of Fayetteville, and Amos, Lon, Edward, Walter, Robert, Clarence and Hubert, all of Springdale; four daughters, Mrs. Virgil Luper and Mrs. Velda Luper, both of Springdale, and Elsie and Betty, both of the home; a brother, Bob Hicks of Fayetteville; 22 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Frisco Springs Cemetery under the direction of Callison-Sisco Funeral Home.

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McGEE, Corine Cobb
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Corine Cobb McGee, 94, died September 15, 2007. She was born August 28, 1913 to the late Jimmy Cobb and Agnes Broadnax Cobb. She is survived by three sons; five daughters; a sister; 25 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in El Dorado with Arvell Charles officiating. Burial was at Little Hope Cemetery in Spearsville, LA with arrangements by Andrews Funeral Home of El Dorado, AR.

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McGEHEE, Daniel M.
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Daniel Martin McGehee, 60, died July 8, 1934 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Delia Bland of Perryville. Funeral services were held at Cherry Hill Cemetery, where interment was made Monday afternoon. Rev. Hubert Williams of Perryville conducted the services, with Frank Reid Funeral Home of this city in charge of funeral arrangements. Mr. McGehee, who had in former years been a farmer, had been in declining health for the past two years. He was a highly respected man and held in high esteem by friends and neighbors. His death will be learned with much regret by all. Surviving the deceased are six sons and three daughters, Carson McGehee of Russellville; Wilburn, of England; Henry, Orville, Jess, James and Miss Opal McGehee all of Chicago; Mrs. Topia Clowers, Plumerville; Mrs. Delia Bland, Perryville; one brother and two sisters, Henry McGehee of Cherry Hill, Mrs. Auta Holly of Oppelo; Mrs. Sallie Carter of Lone Oak, Texas. With the exception of Jesse and James of Chicago and Mrs. Carter of Texas, the above named relatives were all present for the funeral.

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McGEHEE, Orval D.
PARIS, ARKANSAS: The funeral of Orval Daniel McGehee, 67, a native of Plummerville, AR, who died at his home here on May 2, 1975 after a long illness, was conducted May 5 with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph's Church. He was a warehouse foreman for J.C. Deacon Lumber Company. Mr. McGehee, who was a son of Daniel M and Lucy D. Ellen Green McGehee, is survived by his wife, Margaret Mary Murray McGehee of Paris; a son Daniel of Bensenville, Ill; two brothers, James McGehee of Paris and Jesse McGehee of Melrose Park, Ill; two sisters. Mrs. Opal Gagliardotto of Evanston, Ill.; and Delia Wilder of Morrilton; and five grandchildren. The pastor, Father Paul Hoedebeck, O.S.B., who offered the funeral Mass, conducted a Rosary service the previous evening in the Cox Funeral Home. Burial was at St. Joseph's Cemetery.

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McGHEE, Zepherene
TOLLETTE, ARKANSAS: Zepherene Wesson McGhee, 86, died September 26, 2007. She was born March 27, 1921. She was a cosmetologist. She was a member of the State Beautician Assistants, National Beautician Assistants, and the Young Women's Civic Club. She attended Floyd T. Jean Memorial CME Church in Tollette, where she served as a choir member and Sunday School teacher. She is survived by two sons, Charles Wesson of Altheimer, and Harold McGhee of Pine Bluff; two daughters-in-law, Betty Wesson of Altheimer and Delois McGhee of Pine Bluff; 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Floyd T. Jean Memorial CME Church with the Rev. Orlando Sutton and Rev. Sarah Green officiating. Burial was at Crofton Cemetery with arrangements by Hicks Funeral Home.

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McGILL, Gladys
GRADY, ARKANSAS: Gladys McGill, 81, passed away October 31, 2001. She was born September 29, 1920 to the late Grant White and Anna Hester White. She attended New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, where she served on the Mothers' Board, and was a Sunday School musician. She was also a member of Boulware Chapter 74 Order of the Eastern Star, and the Retired Teachers' Association. She was a retired teacher for the Grady School District. Among the survivors are two sons, Leaudry Gene McGill of Grady and Frank McGill, Jr. of Yorba Linda, CA; two brothers, James White of Little Rock and Curtis White of Cleveland; three sisters, Ora Dean Donaldson of Pine Bluff, Evelyn Johnson of Cleveland, and Lucille Harris of St. Louis; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Services were held at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Moscow, AR with Rev. Floyd Robinson officiating. Burial was at Lincoln Memorial Lawn at Varner, AR by Brown Funeral Home of Dumas, AR.

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McGINNIS, Simon E.
GARFIELD, ARKANSAS: Simon Everett McGinnis died March 27, 1933. He was born September 30, 1902. He was survived by his wife, Anna Agnew McGinnis; two sons; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S.L. McGinnis; three sisters, Goldie Fine, Sylva King and Edna Rayon; and a brother, Alva McGinnis. Interment was at Martin Cemetery.

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McGLASSON, Elizabeth
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Elizabeth Bajorek McGlasson, 90, died March 20, 2008. She was born May 29, 1917 to Thaddeus and Agnes Bajorek. She was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Survivors include a sister, Florence Martone; two brothers, Hubert (Sharon) Bajorek and Mike (Carol) Bajorek; her nephews and nieces, Jerry (Kathy) Bajorek, Ted (Vickie) Bajorek, Mike Bajorek, Pat Bajorek, Anita Bajorek, Kim (Richie) Stuckey, Linda (John) Webb, Vickie (Owen) Colford, Carol Justice, Steve Martone, Luigi (Lisa) Martone, and Jeanne (Jeff) Welch; and her grand-nephews and grand-nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph McGlasson; three brothers; and a sister, Philomena Bajorek. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial was at Edgewood Memorial Park.

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McGOWN, Shatoya
DeWITT, ARKANSAS: Shatoya Tunya "Toya" McGown, 26, died November 10, 2010. She was born February 3, 1984 in Pine Bluff, AR to Karl Yarbrough and Pamela McGown. Other survivors include a sister, Karla Britten of Altheimer; a brother, Corey McGown of Altheimer; her grandmother, Willie Yarbrough of Wabbaseka; and her grandfathers, Elihugh Yarbrough and James Hubbard, both of Wabbaseka. Services were held at the Second Baptist Church of Wabbaseka. Interment was at the Wabbaseka Community Cemetery with arrangements by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.

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McGRIFF, James L.
FORDYCE, ARKANSAS: James Lacey "Cutter" McGriff, 78, died on September 10, 2002. He was born on September 5, 1924 to the late William Edward "Buster" McGriff and Effie Myrtle Garner McGriff. He was the owner and operator of McGriff Plumbing in Fordyce, and attended the First Baptist Church of Fordyce. He was a Navy veteran, and served in the National Guard for thirty years. He is survived by his wife, Aniece Jordan McGriff; a daughter, Kaye McGriff Talley of Conway; and one granddaughter. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Fordyce with the Rev. Ken Shaddox officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce, AR.

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McHENRY, Louisa
HAMBURG, ARKANSAS: Louisa McHenry, 74, died February 13, 2007. She retired from the Parkdale Schools, and attended Union Baptist Church in Parkdale. Survivors include eight sons, Leotis Akins of Eudora, Cleveland Sellers of Hamburg, Willie Sellers, Jr. of Delaware, Paul Sellers of Virginia, James Sellers and wife Janelle, of South Carolina, Edward Morris and wife Alice, George Morris and Ken L. Morris and wife Carolyn, all of Hamburg; three daughters, Annie Mae Caldwell and husband Arthur, Hazel Marie Richardson and husband Morris, and Shirley Ann Morris, all of Hamburg; a brother, Jimmy McHenry of Crossett; four sisters, Hazel Caldwell of Eudora, Cora Mae Caldwell of Crossett; Leola McHenry of Hamburg and Queen Ester Hamilton of Eudora; 20 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim McHenry and Annie Mae Savage; a grandson, Keith Dewayne Caldwell; four brothers, Tom Hick, Jesse Brown, Marice Hick and Willie B. Savage; and three sisters, Quinnie Neval, Ella Lewis and Essie Mae Caldwell. Services were held at Union Baptist Church with Rev. Jesse C. Knight and Rev. Jessie Mae Goodwin officiating. Burial followed at Childress Chapel Cemetery.

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McINTOSH, J.A.
MARSHALL, ARKANSAS: J.A. McIntosh died April 15, 1893. He was survived by his wife and three children. He was buried with Masonic rites at the Marshall Cemetery.

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McINTURFF, Amanda
SHERWOOD, ARKANSAS: Amanda Louise Vanderford McInturff, 94, died January 5, 2010. She was born February 6, 1915 to Charles C. and Laura Jane Vanderford. She retired from the Pulaski County School System. She and her husband were charter members of the Sylvan Hills Church of Christ. She is survived by three sons, Charles McInturff of Rogers, Dan McInturff (Linda) of Sherwood, and Jim McInturff (Debbie) of Jonesboro; a daughter, Jane Gann of Sherwood; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Virgle D. McInturff; a sister; and six brothers. Burial was at Edgewood Memorial Park by North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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McKELLAR, Millie Crow
LOCKESBURG, ARKANSAS: Mellodean "Millie" Crow McKellar, 79, died July 9, 2008. She was born March 5, 1929 to Rev. William Matthew and Edith Mattingly Crow. She was a homemaker and farmer. She was a member of the Falls Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where she served as a Sunday School teacher and former youth director. She was a past president of the Democratic Central Committee, and was co-founder of the Lockesburg Riding Club. She enjoyed painting, politics, and sewing. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert Frank "Bob" and Jackie McKellar of Lockesburg; a daughter and son-in-law, Rev. Ann and James Holley of Lockesburg; a sister, Peggy Joyce Whatley of Bloomburg, TX; two brothers, Kenneth Crow and Gail Crow, both of Provo; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a infant sister; three brothers, Clifton, Harold, and Bruce Crow; and her husband of 57 years, Frank McKellar. Services were held at Falls Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Burial was at Falls Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home of De Queen, AR.

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McKELVY, James W.
BLUFF CITY, ARKANSAS: James Wesley McKelvy died April 30, 1869. He was born March 10, 1836. He was a Civil War veteran, and served with Company B of the 33rd Arkansas Infantry. Interment was at Ebenezer Cemetery.

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McKEY, Carmelia
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Carmelia Ann Chambers-McKey, 45, died January 12, 2005. She was born October 21, 1959 to Freddie Belle Ross Chambers and Tyrone Chambers, Sr. She attended Beacon Light Missionary Baptist Church. Aside from her parents, survivors include her children, Shavonda Chambers, Alphonse McKey III, and Xylona Williams, all of New Orleans; two sisters, Suzanna Chambers of Morrilton and Stephanie Cain of Cleveland; three brothers, Tyrone Chambers, Jr. of Conway, Wilfred Chambers of Kennawick, WA, and Kenneth Chambers of Morrilton; and a grandchild. Graveside services were held at Mount Vernon Cemetery in Cleveland by Wilson and Jarrett Funeral Home, Inc.

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McKINLEY, Georgea Black
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Georgea Black McKinley died July 30, 2004. She was the daughter of the late Lester Asher and Mary Boone Black. She attended Randolph Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, VA. She was a member of the Aesthetic Club, The Colonial Dames of America, the Little Rock Garden Club, the Junior League of Little Rock, Edelweiss Club, Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters of the Confederacy, and Arkansas Pioneers. She was a Methodist. She was the widow of Edward Ivie McKinley Jr. Survivors include her daughters, Mary McKinley Jennings of DeWitt, and Georgea McKinley Greaves of Greenville, SC; a son, Lester Asher McKinley of DeWitt; her grandchildren, Warren Arthur Jennings, Jr., Mary Jean Jennings Johnston, Georgia Jean, Page Radford and Ivie Duval Greaves, Mary Katherine and Edward Ivie McKinley III; and her great-grandchildren, Carole Frances Jennings, Sara Wallis Jennings, Robert McKnight Johnston III, Mary Asher Johnston and Warren Arthur Johnston; and a sister, Mrs. George Dunklin of Pine Bluff. She was preceded in death by her husband; and by a sister, Hattie Boone Black. Interment was at Roselawn Memorial Park under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home.

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McKINNEY, Chester W.
NEWPORT, ARKANSAS: Chester Will McKinney, 89, died June 3, 2009. He is survived by four sons, Robert McKinney of Baton Rouge, LA, Gary Don McKinney of Batesville, Terry McKinney (Sarah) of Beebe, and Billy McKinney (Yvette) of Searcy; a daughter, Martha Wank of Newport; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Dale Edmonson; his parents, John and Maude Smith McKinney; two sisters; and three brothers. Interment was at Walnut Grove Cemetery under the direction of Dillinger Funeral Home.

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McKINNEY, Dellie Wood
BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS: Dellie McKinney, 87, died November 25, 2004. She was born, May 25, 1917 to William Henry Wood and Susie Roberson Wood. She attended Ruddell Hill Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Ladies' Sunday School class and served on the food committee. She worked in retail sales. She was also a church custodian and a homemaker. Survivors include a son, Harold McKinney of Batesville; a daughter, Coliene Coop of Batesville; a brother, Arvil Wood of Batesville; two sisters, Susie Bowren of Floral and Carnell McSpadden of Batesville; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George McKinney; three brothers, William C. Wood, Finis Wood, and Alvis Wood; and a sister, Emogene Jones. Services were held at Ruddell Hill Baptist Church with Alan Brown officiating. Burial was at Oaklawn Cemetery with arrangements by Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville, AR.

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McKINNIE, Etta Dunn
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Etta Lee Dunn McKinnie, 93, died December 31, 1998. She was born December 18, 1905 to James E. and Louella Priddy Dunn. She attended St. Mark's United Methodist Church. She is survived by her children, Gale Raycher of Conway, Rebecca Gunn of San Antonio, TX, and Rudy McKinnie of Dallas; a sister, Christine McKinnie of Barboursville, WV; a step-sister, Juanita Dunn of Hampton, AR; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Amos Lee McKinnie; and two daughters, Mary Lou Hayes and Margie Walker. Burial was at Dunn Cemetery under the direction of Rumph-Owers Funeral Home.

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McLAUGHLIN, Faye
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Faye McLaughlin, 88, died January 19, 2007. She was born January 6, 1919. She was a self-employed beautician. Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Huth of Lakeland, FL and Lynda Alonzo of Fort Smith; two sons, John McLaughlin and Michael McLaughlin, both of Fort Smith; two brothers, Eugene Newman of Greenwood and Othel Newman of West Covina, CA; 5 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Kermit E. McLaughlin. Services were held at Lewis Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith, followed by interment at Roselawn Cemetery.

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McLEOD, Winnie Marie
SHERWOOD, ARKANSAS: Winnie Marie McLeod, of Sherwood, died August 4, 2004. She is survived by one son, Walter McLeod, North Little Rock; four daughters, Juanita Crouse, Sherwood, Darelyne Money of Cabot, Veda Rogers Statesville, N.C., Glenna Ivie, Riverdale, Utah; one brother, Jack McLeod Pangburn; 22 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren ; 14 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held on August 7, 2004 at North Hills Baptist Church in Sherwood. Interment in Fairview Cemetery in Cave City, with arrangements by Roller-Owens Funeral Home.

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McMAHAN, Neomia M.
HARRISBURG, ARKANSAS: Neomia Marguerite McMahan, 83, died October 23, 2006. She was born November 6, 1922 to the late Johnny Owen "J.O." and Ruby Wilson McDaniel. She was a hairdresser, and a Protestant. She is survived by two daughters, Connie Jean LaSuer of Harrisburg, and Carla Jo Whitlatch of Jonesboro; three brothers, Chester McDaniel of Watervilet, MI, and James Paul McDaniel and Dale McDaniel, both of Trumann; 4 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harding McMahan; a sister, Francis McCoy; two brothers, Spencer McDaniel and Gordon McDaniel; and her parents. Interment was at Holly Springs Cemetery with arrangements by Thompson Funeral Home.

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McMILLION, Verdia
MAYNARD, ARKANSAS: Verdia McMillion, 98, died May 7, 1991 at Randolph County Medical Center. She was born August 10, 1892 in Tucker, MO to the late Ed and Lou Harmon Seawel. She is survived by three brothers, Nevin Edgar Seawel of Wenatchee, WA, Quimby Seawel, and Clifford Seawel of Maynard; and her nieces and nephews. Her husband, William McMillion, preceded her in death. Services were held at the Maynard Church of Christ. Burial was at Palestine Cemetery.

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McMILLION, William
MAYNARD, ARKANSAS: William McMilion died May 24, 1967 at his home in Maynard. He was born January 8, 1883 in Randolph County to the late Caleb and Lucinda Wright McMillion. His is survived by his wife, Virdie McMillion; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at the Church of Christ. Burial was at Palestine Cemetery under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

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McMINN, Calla
OSCEOLA, ARKANSAS: Calla Bounds McMinn died March 1, 2006. She was born December 19, 1922 to Hollis and Callie Hawkins Bounds. She attended the Brinkley Chapel Baptist Church, and was a retired office clerk for American Greetings after 30 years of service. She is survived by a grandson, Bert McMinn III and his wife Heather of Jonesboro; two great grandsons, Nathaniel Bert McMinn and Alexander James McMinn, both of Jonesboro; a brother, Hollis Bounds of Keiser; and a special caregiver, Judy Akins. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bert McMinn, Sr.; and a son, Bert McMinn, Jr. Burial was at Bassett Cemetery with arrangements by Roller-Swift Funeral Home.

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McMINN, Howard
WYNNE, ARKANSAS: Howard O'Neal McMinn, 80, died June 12, 2006. He retired from Entergy, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Mildred Martin McMinn; a son, John David McMinn of Sherwood; daughters, Becki Moore of Little Rock, and Micki Allder of Fayetteville; 9 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with interment at Cogbill Cemetery.

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McMINN, Sam
JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Sam McMinn died November 17, 1918, and was born March 8, 1885. Burial was at the Knights of Pythias Cemetery.

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McNABB, Herman
POCAHONTAS, ARKANSAS: Herman Gardner McNabb died July 20, 1945 in Cabool, MO. He was born January 7, 1890 in Success, AR to Milton and Eva Gardner McNabb. Burial was at the Masonic Cemetery in Pocahontas, AR under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

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McNEAL, Brandon
NIMROD, ARKANSAS: Brandon McNeal, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Don McNeal of Nimrod, died March 11, 1972. He was survived by a sister, Laura J. McNeal; a brother, Donnie McNeal; and two grandmothers. Interment was at Nimrod Cemetery.

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McNEALEY, Jacquelyn
HUMPHREY, ARKANSAS: Jacquelyn Renae McNealey, 39, died April 28, 2009. She was the daughter of Lucille McNealey of Humphrey and the late Robert Lowe. She is survived by a brother, James S. Jones; and two sisters, Erma McNeil and Melva Bowie, all of Humphrey. Services were held at Mt. Olive Church Of God In Christ. Burial was at Flynn Cemetery in Humnoke under the direction of Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.

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McNEELY, Florence
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Florence McNeely, 89, died December 24, 2002. She is survived by two daughters, Linda Bourquin and Shirley Perry, both of Texas; two sons, Shorty Hurt of North Little Rock and Kenneth Hurt of Conway; and a brother, Gordon Fults of Jonesboro. She was preceded in death by her husband, William A. McNeely; and a son, Dennis Hale. Interment was at the Little Rock National Cemetery under the direction of North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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McNULTY, Colleen
FARMINGTON, ARKANSAS: Colleen McNulty, 84, died August 12, 2006. She was born January 26, 1922 to Fred and Inez Canning Dwyer. She attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fayetteville. She is survived by a son, Walter McNulty of Farmington; two daughters, Patrice McNulty-Therian of Winslow and Carol Ann Otting of Tampa, FL; three sisters, Kathleen Rowell of Bangor, ME, Teresa Brown of Brewer and Margaret Coffin of Springvale; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was the widow of Walter McNulty, Jr. Services were held at Beard's Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville with Fr. Paul Worm officiating. Interment was at the Fayetteville National Cemetery.

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McQUAY, Jrylean
CROSSETT, ARKANSAS: Jrylean McQuay, 69, died January 22, 2004. She was a retired employee of Forest Echoes Vocational Technical School, and attended the Living Word Church of God in Christ. She is survived by three sons, Larry and wife Barbara Ward of Malvern, Willie Champion of California and Wallace Champion of Long Beach, CA; two brothers, Matthew Bowman of Crossett and William Bowman of Houston, TX; three sisters, Almetha and husband Nathaniel Blake, Stella Starling of Crossett and Ceola Bowman of Oakland, CA; 9 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Moses and Annie Mae Littleton Bowman; four brothers; and a sister. Services were held at the Living Word Church of God in Christ with Elder Joe Mason officiating. Burial was at the Mount Zion Cemetery in Urbana under the direction of Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg, AR.

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McQUEEN, Shirley LaBarbera
MALVERN, ARKANSAS: Shirley Anne LaBarbera McQueen, 72, died April 30, 2009. She was born August 23, 1936 to Joseph H. and Faye Banner LaBarbera. She was a member of Meadowview Missionary Baptist Church, and enjoyed cooking. She is survived by her husband, Leonard Wayne McQueen; her sons, David W. McQueen of St. Petersburg, FL, and Michael D. McQueen of Little Rock; her daughters, Debra L. West of Malvern, Lisa G. Grondy of Malvern, and Linda K. McQueen of Los Angeles, CA; a brother, Earl LaBarbera of Newland, NC; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers; and three sisters. Interment was at Magnet Cove Cemetery under the direction of Regency Funeral Home.

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McREE, Vernon C.
DE VALLS BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Vernon Clymer McRee, 89, died May 12, 2007. He was born February 10, 1918 to Samuel Mims McRee and Mary Ethel Porter McRee. He was a retired accountant. He held a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Houston, and was a Certified Public Accountant. He was U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He enjoyed literature, history, and genealogy. Survivors include three sisters, Mildred Gaston of Longview, TX, Ruby Harris of Greenville, TX, and Leita Parker of Tallahassee, FL; four nephews; and two nieces. He was preceded in death by a brother, Samuel M. McRee, Jr. Interment was at Hunter's Chapel Cemetery with arrangements by Turpin Funeral Home of Stuttgart, AR.

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McROY, Emily Stockton
TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS: Emily Inez Stockton McRoy, 83, died January 5, 2007. She was born May 30, 1923 to the late James and Iva Parks Stockton. She is survived by a daughter, Brenda Pharr of Texarkana, AR; a brother, James Stockton of Prescott; two sisters, Joyce Henderson of Delight and Belinda Wilcox of Shreveport, LA; 2 granddaughters; 4 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle McRoy. Services were held at the First Methodist Church of Delight. Burial was at the Delight Cemetery under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home of Murfreesboro, AR.

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McVAY, D.T.
PARIS, ARKANSAS: D.T. McVay died February 7, 1926. He was survived by his wife; a son, George McVay; a sister, Dollie Bowman; and six daughters, Mrs. Pearl Royal, Mrs. Flora Barnes, Mrs. R.H. Johns, Mrs. C.V.B. Harley, Mrs. R.H. Wilson, and Mrs. R. Carpenter. Interment with Masonic rites was at McVay Cemetery.

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MEALS, Walter L., Jr.
HUGHES, ARKANSAS: Walter L. Meals, Jr., 85, died August 18, 2006. He was a retired parts manager for Hughes Implement Company. He attended the Hughes First Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and Sunday School secretary. He a World War II Army veteran, and was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Survivors include a daughter, Karen Stackhouse of Hughes; a son, Walter L. Meals III of Colt; a brother, Marvin Sonny Meals; 3 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cleo Mae Meals. Services were held at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis, AR. Burial was at Forrest Park Cemetery.

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MEALY, Cecil A.
OZARK, ARKANSAS: Cecil A. Mealy, 87, died November 21, 2005. He was a poultry grower. He was also a retired supervisor for Purex Co. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the V.F.W. He attended the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Alma Ward. Services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Alma Ward. Interment was at Hight Cemetery.

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MEANS, Genava
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Genava Means, 99, died April 5, 2011. She was born in Rison to the late King Hudson and Mary Marks. She is survived by a stepson, Joe Means of Pine Bluff. Services were held at Gospel Temple Baptist Church with Rev. James Murry presiding. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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MEARS, Frank T.
CLIFTY, ARKANSAS: Frank Thomas Mears, 60, died July 12, 2005. He was born August 25, 1944 to Thomas and Geraldine Bernice Allen Mears. He was a retired construction worker, and was of the Catholic faith. He is survived by a son, Frank Pearson of Detroit; his mother, Geraldine Hinshaw of Clifty; two brothers, Michael DeCapo of Wallake, MI, and James Allen of Sylmar, CA; and a sister, Dawn Sam of Clifty. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carole Ann Mears. Interment was at the Fayetteville National Cemetery with arrangements by Brashears Funeral Home of Huntsville, AR.

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MEDEARIS, Alice Brooks
WALNUT RIDGE, ARKANSAS: Alice Brooks Medearis, 63, died in 1931 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born on April 10, 1868 to Albert and Julia Richmond Brooks. Services were held on September 29, 1931 with Rev. Mann officiating. Burial was at Lane Cemetery.

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MEDFORD, Wanda Suddath
MARVELL, ARKANSAS: Wanda Lee Suddath Medford, 82, died December 3, 2005. She was born April 24, 1923 to the late Louis Benjamin and Alice Snyder Suddath. She was a veteran of the Women's Army Corps during World War II. She owned Wanda's Beauty Shop in Marvell for over 40 years. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and attended Marvell First Baptist Church. She enjoyed crocheting, fishing, reading, and caring for her dogs. Survivors include a daughter, Rebecca Medford Wilson and husband Greg, of Selmer, TN; a brother, Jerry Suddath and wife Edwene of Marvell; a sister, Mary Anne Suddath Hirsch and husband Alan of Marvell; two grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. Interment was at the Turner Cemetery in Turner, AR under the direction of Bob Neal and Sons Funeral Home.

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MEDICI, Mario J.
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Mario J. Medici, 84, died November 30, 2003. He was born May 22, 1919 in Lozio, Italy to Peter and Barbarina Rodeghiero Medici. He retired from International Harvester. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. He was a member of the American Legion and the Elks Lodge. He is survived by a sister, Lydia Panozzo of Glenwood, IL; and a nephew, John Panozzo. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Alice Gaertner Medici; and a nephew, Alan John Panozzo. Services were held at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. Entombment was at the Mausoleum of Honor in Baxter Memorial Gardens by Roller Funeral Home.

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MEDINA, Rolsbin F.
GURDON, ARKANSAS: Rolsbin Francisco Medina, 25, died January 21, 2007. He was born January 23, 1981 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras to Ruben and Gloria Alvarado Medina. He was employed by Petit Jean Poultry, and attended the First Baptist Church in Gurdon. Survivors include his wife, Sara Harper Medina; his parents; two sisters, Marieala and Gloria Medina of Gurdon; and two brothers, Dennis and Deyby Medina of Gurdon. Services were held at King of Glory Church in Gurdon with Rev. Rudy Guitierrez presiding. Interment was at Rose Hedge Cemetery under the direction of Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia, AR.

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MEDLEY, Olen
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Olen Medley, 89, died November 6, 2004. He was born June 13, 1915. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and had served for many years as the mayor of Big Flat, Arkansas. He was also a farmer and a timber worker. He attended the Assembly of God Church at Big Flat. Survivors include his sons, Clifford Medley of Hot Springs and Phillip Medley of Marshall; a sister, Bernice Watts of Marshall; and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Medley. Services were held at the Rock Creek Assembly of God Church. Burial was at Rock Creek Cemetery with Bro. Phillip Avey presiding. Arrangements were handled by Roller-Coffman Funeral Home of Marshall, AR.

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MEEKS, James Mayo
HAMBURG, ARKANSAS: James M. Meeks died December 21, 2004. He was an auto body repairman. Survivors include his wife, Sharon Meeks; four sons, Brandon McGilton of Hamburg, Dammon McGilton of Hampton, Shane Meeks of Swartz, LA, and Royce Meeks of El Dorado; a brother, Mackie Meeks of Warren; two sisters, Jackie Decker of Los Vegas and Sue Evans of Rogers; and 8 grandchildren. Services were held at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Danny Kennedy and Rev. James Morris officiating. Burial was at Flat Creek Cemetery with arrangements by Cromwell Funeral Home.

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MEHARG, Ina
LETONA, ARKANSAS: Ina Pearl Pitts Meharg, 96, died January 2, 2002. Survivors include a daughter, Lola Baker; two sons, Harvey and Clayton Meharg; a sister, Leola Sample; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; two daughters; a son; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at the Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Mount Pisgah Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Daniel Funeral Home.

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MEINTS, Charlotte Lee
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Charlotte Lee Meints, 62, died September 23, 2009. She was born October 27, 1946 to George Price and Minnie Wilda Taylor Price. She was a customer service representative with the City of Rogers Water Department. She enjoyed painting, sewing and traveling. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church, and sang in the church choir. She is survived by her husband, Alvin H. Meints; a son and daughter-in-law, Christopher and Tasha Meints of Salt Lake City, UT; a daughter, Tessa Gilbert of Galena, KS; her mother, Wilda Price of Rogers; four sisters, Janet Kennedy of Lowell, and Georgia Bridges, Judy Thornhill, Norma Klingman, all of Rogers; 3 grandchildren; three aunts, Vera Price of Rogers, Erma Taylor of Port Huron, MI, and Lucille Taylor of Omaha, NE; and a sister-in-law, Loretta Aldridge of Rogers. She was preceded in death by her father, George Price; and a sister, Joy Price. Arrangements were handled by Benton County Funeral Home.

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MEIROSA, Charlie
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Charlie Meirosa was born in Germany on March 5, 1845 and died August 12, 1911. Interment was at Elmlawn Cemetery in Little Rock.

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MELKOVITZ, Joseph B., Sr.
STUTTGART, ARKANSAS: Joseph B. Melkovitz Sr., 89, died May 7, 2006. He was born March 12, 1917 to Anthony S. Melkovitz, Sr. and Anna Kolton Melkovitz. He was a retired farmer, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended Holy Rosary Catholic Church. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW, Ruritan Club, and the Knights of Columbus. Survivors include his wife, Eunice M. Graham Melkovitz; two sons, Joseph B. Melkovitz, Jr. and wife Mia of Stuttgart and William H. Melkovitz and wife Carol of Russellville; a brother, Clarence Melkovitz and wife Pauline of Slovak; 5 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Anthony S. Melkovitz Jr., Edward Melkovitz and Robert Melkovitz; and a great-grandson. A funeral Mass was held at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Church in Slovak, AR with Monsignor John A. Janesko officiating. Burial was at the Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Turpin Funeral Home of Stuttgart, AR.

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MELSON, Obie Z.
CAVE CITY, ARKANSAS: Obie Zearl Melson, 91, died October 8, 2005. He was the son of Benjamen Harrison and Julie Emiline Bohannon Melson. He was a farmer. He attended the Church of God in Cave City. Among the survivors are his wife, Virginia Melson of Cave City; a son, Leroy Melson and his wife, Rebecca, of Prairie Grove; his stepdaughters, Geraldine McClendon of Marianna, Freida Turney of Cave City, Pam Prater of Oklahoma and Louise King of Cave City; a step-son, Tommy Chastain of Lincoln; 16 grandchildren; 30 greatgrandchildren; and 10 greatgreat-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a wife, Bondell Melson; a daughter, Betty June Young; two brothers, Odis Earl Melson and Francis M. Melson; and a sister, Dela Dickerson. Services were held at the Oark Community Building in Oark, AR with the Rev. Freida Turney officiating. Burial was at Oark Cemetery with arrangements by Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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MELTON, Andrea
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Andrea Melton, 45, passed away June 14, 2005. She was born March 5, 1960 to the late Frank Samuelson and Francis Felix Samuelson. She was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church of Rogers. She enjoyed gardening and fishing. Survivors include her husband, H. Dale Melton. Services were held at Immanuel Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by Callison-Lough Funeral Service.

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MELTON, O.E.
SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: O.E. Melton, 87, died May 6, 2005. He was born October 24, 1917 to Oscar and Ellie Carswell Melton. He was a painter, and attended the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Survivors include a son, Roy Melton and his wife Ramona of Siloam Springs; and a granddaughter, Shelley Melton of Siloam Springs. He was preceded in death by his wife, Venie Melton. Cremation arrangements were handled by Wasson Funeral Home.

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MELTON, Tullin
MARMADUKE, ARKANSAS: Tullin Parrish Melton, 69, died Tuesday, September 9, 2003. She was born June 6, 1934 to the late Vernie and Verna Morris Parrish. She is survived by a daughter, Teresa Donette White and husband Dewey of Marmaduke; a grandson, Michael W. White of Paragould; 4 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; a brother, Darrel Parrish of Jonesboro; three sisters, Joyce Pfeifer of Jonesboro, Brenda Garver of Success, and Crela Parrish of Success; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Thurman Melton; and a brother, Tarrel Parrish. Interment was at Post Oak Cemetery in McDougal with arrangements by Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, AR.

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MELTON, Vernon Ray
LINCOLN, ARKANSAS: Vernon Ray Melton, 64, died July 29, 1992. He was born August 10, 1927 to Sylvan and Ella Green Melton. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Melton; a son, Bud Melton; a daughter, Debbie Park; a sister, Elsie Hawkins; and 8 grandchildren. Burial was at Sugar Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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MENIG, John
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: John Menig died January 7, 1862. He was a Civil War soldier, and served as a Corporal with Company E of the 20th Iowa Infantry. Burial was at the National Cemetery in Fayetteville, AR.

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MENKING, Maggie M.
CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Maggie M. Menking, 98, passed away on May 9, 2006. She was the daughter of the late William and Emma Boner Howard. She is survived by a brother, Gordon Howard of Garden Grove, CA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman J. Menking; three brothers, Albert and Perry Howard and Bee Smith; and four sisters, Rosie Warren, Lily Gipson, Mary Warren and Julia Parker. Services were held at the chapel of Roller-Cox Funeral Home with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial was at Russell Cemetery in Ozone, AR.

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MENOCAL, Josefina A.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, ARKANSAS: Josefina Augusta Menocal, 80, died August 8, 2006. She was born June 20, 1926 in Cuba to Juan Manuel and Feliciana Villalon Menocal. She held a degree in Accounting from the University of Havana, and was employed as a social worker, teacher and real estate agent. She enjoyed painting and gardening. She attended St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mountain View, and belonged to the Mountain View Art Guild. Survivors include two sons, Javier and Alejandro Puig; three daughters, Jo Sutter, Betty Beach, and Maria Smith; three brothers, Enrique, Juan and Jorje Menocal; a sister, Feliciana Morales; and 11 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Alberto Menocal. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mountain View with Rev. Charles Kanu officiating. Arrangements were handled by Roller Crouch Funeral Home of Mountain View, AR.

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MENSCH, John H.
LINCOLN, ARKANSAS: John H. Mensch, 84, died June 7, 1996. He was born August 29, 1911 to John C. and Fannie Salee Mensch. He was a farmer. He was survived by his wife, Selma Maples Mensch; a son, James A. Mensch; four daughters, Nadine Hawley, Adine Johnson, Maxine Bryant, and Pauline Miller; two sisters, Mae Wallace and Viola Knox; and 4 grandchildren. Burial was at Old Union Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home.

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MERKLING, Elmer P.
OARK, ARKANSAS: Elmer Peter Merkling, 85, died December 1, 2006. He was born August 22, 1921 to the late Dominick and Hellen Smitz Merkling. He was a retired steel fabricating construction employee. He was of the Catholic faith, and was a Mason. He was a World War II veteran, and a member of both the Coal Hill VFW and the Mulberry Valley Grange. Survivors include two sons, Sam Camgemi of Illinois and Joseph Merkling of Oark; two sisters, Marie Braun and Bernice Sloan, both of Illinois; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and 3 nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Patricia Daniels Merkling; and two brothers, Edwin Merkling and Gerard Merkling. Burial was at the Oark Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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MERRICK, Joyce
RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS: Joyce Merrick, 75, died June 3, 2011 in Russellville. She was born November 23, 1935 in Paris, AR to Garland and Ora Mariah Lile Featherston. She attended Arkansas Polytechnic College, and held a bachelor's degree from the University of Arkansas and a master's degree from Southwestern State College in Weatherford, OK. She taught Home Economics for 32 years both in Pottsville and Russellville. She was a member of the PEO Sisterhood, several teachers' organizations, and the Russellville Square Dancing Club. She attended the Pottsville Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, and enjoyed growing fruits and vegetables. Survivors include her husband of 55 years, L.B. Merrick; a son, Les Merrick (Marsha) of Jonesboro; a sister, Sally Hallum (Don) of Wylie, TX; a brother, Russell Featherston (Yvonne) of Paris; two sisters-in-law, Beverly Merrick of Russellville, and Nell Featherston of Beaumont, TX; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Bill Featherston. Services were held at the Pottsville Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Cremation arrangements were handled by Humphrey Funeral Service.

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MERRITT, Joann
JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Joann Merritt, 64, died August 27, 2007. She worked as an assistant to the disabled. She is survived by her step-parents, Leroy and Carolyn Madlock of Lepanto; a special companion, James Nichols of North Little Rock; a stepbrother, Zachary Patterson of Lepanto; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Pearline Gray. Services were held at First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Lepanto. Burial was at Pinerest Cemetery in Lepanto with Rev. Laddie Whaley officiating. Arrangements were handled by Wilson Funeral Home.

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MERRITT, Taletta Harp
LOWELL, ARKANSAS: Taletta Harp Merritt died August 27, 2006. She was born February 24, 1921 to the late Charles and Mylie Wilson Harp. She was a member of Sang Avenue Baptist Church in Fayetteville. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Raymond and Rhonda Merritt of Tallahassee, FL; a daughter, Linda Graham of Lowell; a granddaughter; a brother, James Harp of Canton, IL; and a sister, Dorothy Sinclair of Lowell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond P. Merritt; three brothers; and three sisters. Burial was at the National Cemetery in Fayetteville with arrangements by Beard's Funeral Chapel.

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MERRYMAN, Samuel L.
VAN BUREN COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Samuel Luther Merryman was killed in action during World War I. He died in France on November 11, 1918. He was serving in the U.S. Army. He was born April 20, 1896. He has a monument at Culpepper Cemetery.

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METZKER, Helen Maud
SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Helen Maud Metzker, 79, died January 31, 2005. She was born September 21, 1925, to Ed Bellows and Maud Bratton Bellows. She was a certified nursing assistant at a nursing home in Chattanooga, TN for 17 years. She was a Seventh-Day Adventist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Metzker. Among the survivors are a daughter, Sharon Chace of Siloam Springs; a son, Brian Metzker of Siloam Springs; a sister, Ellen Doretta Smith of Greenfield, MA; a brother, William Bailey Bellows of Charlemont, MA; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Burial was at Allen Cemetery near Colcord, OK with arrangements by Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs.

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MEUX, Fred
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Fred Meux, 86, died September 18, 2006. He was a veteran of World War II. He attended Calvary Church of the Nazarene, and was a member of the Senior Citizen Group at Crystal Hill Baptist Church. He enjoyed gardening. Among the survivors are his wife of 57 years, Helen Ratliff Meux; a daughter, Cheryl Mann and husband Billy, all of Little Rock; his grandchildren, Carri Arman and husband Dennis, and Melissa (Lisa) Stearns; 2 great-grandchildren; a brother, Morris Meux of Conway; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by a son, James Edward "Eddie" Meux; his brothers, James Meux and Loyal Meux; and a sister, Pauline Owens. Services were held at Calvary Church of the Nazarene. Burial was at Forest Hills Memorial Park under the direction of North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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MEUX, William T.
GARLAND COUNTY, ARKANSAS: William T. Meux, 65, died May 28, 1956. Interment was at Tranquil Cemetery under the direction of Caruth Funeral Home.

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MHOON, Arthur
HARRISON, ARKANSAS: Arthur "Buddy" Mhoon, 79, died June 27 2007. He was born December 8, 1927 to the late Arthur Barkley and Alice Stratton Mhoon. He worked in the jewelry business for many years, and served 13 years in the National Guard. He was a member of Aaron Lodge #4 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and was a prominent Freemason with 50 years of membership. He was of the Methodist faith. Survivors include his wife, JoAnn Methvin Mhoon; his sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Joy Mhoon, and Arty and Michelle Mhoon; his stepchildren and their spouses, Eddie and Judy Holt, Roger and Julie Ray, Jim and Lisa Methvin, and Kevin and Jeanie Cerisano; a sister, Marquerite Godwin; 2 grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; 12 step great-grandchildren; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Reba Morgan; and a stepson, John Hensley. Services were held at St. Paul's United Methodist Church. Burial was at Anderson Flat Cemetery under the direction of Christeson Funeral Home.

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MHOON, Martha J. Faubus
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Martha Juanita Faubus Mhoon, 84, died September 10, 2006. She was born October 9, 1921 to Lon and Clara Faubus. She owned the Mhoon Beef Company for many years, and also worked for the dining hall services at the University of Arkansas. She attended Ridgeview Baptist Church in Fayetteville. She is survived by a son, Jim Mhoon of Fayetteville; a brother, Roy Faubus of Fayetteville; a sister, Vivian Hancock of Farmington; two granddaughters; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Douglas Mhoon; and a daughter, Linda Mhoon Shepherd Pershall. Services were held at Beard's Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville, followed by burial at Round Mountain Cemetery.

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MICHAUD, Bertha
GENTRY, ARKANSAS: Bertha Elmonia Michaud, 57, died December 25, 2004. She was born October 14, 1947 to Thomas and Ruth Sawyer. She is survived by her husband, George Michaud; and two daughters, Yvette Michaud and Suzzette Michaud. Arrangements were handled by Wasson Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR.

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MICKEL, Gladys
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Gladys Julia Potts Mickel, 87, died May 13, 2004 at the Conway Regional Medical Center. She was born July 31, 1916 in Mayflower, AR to Thomas Lafayette Potts and Mary Louise Berry Potts.She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Conway. Survivors include two sons, Thomas Mickel of Conway, and Delbert Mickel (Debbie) of Little Rock; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Argus D. Mickel; her parents; four sisters, Floy Fisher, Myrtle Spillers, Lucille Adams, and Joyce Keedy; and two brothers, Raymond and Louis Potts. Interment was at Crestlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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MIDKIFF, Charles F.
HOXIE, ARKANSAS: Charles F. Midkiff, 59, died June 16, 1939. He was the husband of Mary George Midkiff. He was a military veteran. Interment took place at Lane Cemetery.

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MILAM, Elvis J.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Elvis James Milam, 49, died February 3, 2005. He attended Parkview Baptist Church, and was a derrick hand in the oil fields. Survivors include his mother, Bettie Milam of North Little Rock; a son, Justin Milam of Austin, TX; three brothers, Rogers, Winfred and Don Milam, all of North Little Rock; two sisters, Susie Milam of Mabelvale, and Mary Morrison of North Little Rock; and a host of other relatives and friends. Services were held at Witt Springs Community Hall with Rev. Mozell Yancey and Rev. Ardith Yancey officiating. Interment was at Witt Springs Cemetery with arrangements by Roller-Owens Funeral Home.

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MILAM, Grover W.
MAYNARD, ARKANSAS: Grover Wesley Milam, 89, died January 14, 2002. He was born March 29, 1912 to the late Andrew and Carrie Mack Milam. He was a retired farmer. He is survived by his wife, Pauline McIlroy Milam (d. October 12, 2006); a son, Mack Milam of O'Fallon, MO; three daughters, Sue Culver of Pocahontas, Wanda Long of Rockford, IL, and June Doan of Russellville; a sister, Inis Slayton of Pocahontas; 11 grandchildren; and 21 great-granchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother; and two sisters. Burial was at Brockett Cemetery under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

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MILES, Abner
PRAIRIE COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Abner Miles, 86, died February 5, 1932. He was a Civil War veteran of Company I, 20th Tennessee Cavalry. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Miles. Burial was at Hickory Plains Cemetery.

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MILES, Hazel M. Bordeaux
MONTICELLO, ARKANSAS: Hazel Mildred Bordeaux Miles, 93, died January 27, 2007. She was born July 2, 1913 to the late Daniel Thomas Bordeaux and Lisa McNeese Bordeaux. She was a homemaker, and attended Pauline Missionary Baptist Church in Monticello. She was the widow of Lamar "Willie" Miles. She is survived by a son, Willie Lamar Miles of Mobile. AL; a daughter, Carolyn Miles Moore of Monticello; a brother, Cecil Bordeaux of Monticello; a sister, Mildred Jones of Monticello; 5 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello with Rev. Buddy Lemons presiding. Burial followed at Oakland Cemetery.

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MILLER, Alpha O.
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Alpha O. Miller, 84, died February 2, 2003. She was born August 18, 1918. Surviving family members include a daughter, Norma Jean Cummins of Pine Bluff; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Miller; and by two sons. Services were held at P.K. Miller Mortuary with Terrence Boston officiating. Burial was at the Cedar Grove Section of Graceland Cemetery.

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MILLER, Hilda
WINSLOW, ARKANSAS: Hilda Tramdack Miller, 82, died May 5, 1995. She was born December 20, 1912 in Riga, Latvia to John and Bertha Westberg Tramdack. She was a retired legal secretary, and was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Tyler; two sisters, Dorothy Welchman (or Weichman?) and Margaret Safford; a brother, Benjamin Tramdack; 3 grandsons; and 6 great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held at Oak Grove Cemetery. Cremation arrangements were handled by Moore's Chapel Funeral Home.

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MILLER, Rev. Howard J.
BRINKLEY, ARKANSAS: Rev. Howard J. Miller, 90, died May 9, 2002. He was a minister and a bishop with the Full Gospel Churches of God. Survivors include his wife, Opal Powell Miller of Brinkley; two sons, Johnny Miller of Bald Knob and Howard Miller, Jr. of Forrest City; two daughters, Ollie Mae Lorton of Searcy and Joyce Hopgood of Russellville; two stepsons, Cecil Powell of Searcy and Bobby Powell of Little Rock; three stepdaughters, Mary Sue Brown of Hot Springs, Virginia Foster of Jacksonville and Pat Lowery of Bankston, AL; 26 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. Services were held the Brinkley Full Gospel Church of God. Burial was at Carter Cemetery with arrangements by Bob Neal and Sons Funeral Home.

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MILLER, Lera Wilburn
CARLISLE, ARKANSAS: Lera Wilburn Stuart Miller passed away on April 14, 2003. She was born on April 24, 1908. She is survived by two daughters, Gloria Garrich and Frances Smith of Carlisle; a sister, Ima Sprouce of Port Arthur, TX; 4 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Guy Stuart; her parents; a brother, Lorsi Wilburn; a sister, Linnie Cox; and a daughter, Jerri Brown. Interment was at the Carlisle Cemetery.

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MILLER, Marshall P.
LINCOLN, ARKANSAS: Marshall P. Miller, 59, died June 14, 1970. He was born March 4, 1911 to Joseph H. and Emma Tinsley Miller. He was a veteran of World War II, and was a member of the American Legion. He attended the Methodist Church. He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Fern Miller; a daughter, Mrs. Sue Britton of Oklahoma City; a sister, Mrs. Leatha Rosenquist of Elizabethtown; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at the Lincoln Cemetery.

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MILLER, Obie
MONTICELLO, ARKANSAS: Obie Miller, 92, died February 12, 2006. He was a retiree of the Georgia Pacific paper mill, and attended Mt. Pelium A.M.E. Church. He was a Master Mason, and belonged to Hamburg Masonic Lodge 232. He is survived by four sons, Willie B. Miller and wife Erma, James Charles "J. C." Miller, all of Milwaukee, WI, Wise Miller of Kansas City, KS, and Charles Miller of Fountain Hill; two daughters, Earnestine Heggie of Kansas City, KS, and Thelma Hampton and husband Bobby of Monticello; one daughter-in-law, Gladys Miller of Fountain Hill; a brother, James Powell and wife Mattie of Kansas City, KS; two sisters, Margie Franklin of Fountain Hill and Savannah Youngblood of Milwaukee; 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alvertia Miller; a son, Obie Miller Jr.; a daughter, Jeanette Miller; his parents, Rev. Bowman and Isabella Franklin Miller; three brothers, B. C., Aaron and Zebedee Miller; and three sisters, Debbie Franklin, Beulah Miller and Evelyn Miller. Services were held at Mt. Pelium A.M.E. Church with Revs. Nolan Watson and Kirby Newcome presiding. Burial was at Mt. Pelium Cemetery with arrangements by Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg, AR.

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MILLOWAY, Marjorie Wingfield
ARKADELPHIA, ARKANSAS: Marjorie Lourene Wingfield Milloway, 100, died May 9, 2009. She was born October 15, 1908 to the late Thomas Samuel and Mary Effie Clark Wingfield. She was the oldest living member of Center Grove United Methodist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Peggy Mitchell of Sherwood and Ruth Hunt of Hot Springs; two sons, Jimmy Milloway of Knoxville, AR and Joe Milloway of Redfield, AR; a sister, Glenva Roberson of Arkadelphia; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Dudley Milloway; two sons, Kenneth Wayne and George Bruce Milloway; and three daughters, Kathryn Sue Trammel, Billie Dean Milloway, and Mary Elizabeth Shoemaker. Interment was at Center Ridge Cemetery near Gurdon under the direction of Welch Funeral Home.

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MILLS, Morris F.
SHERRILL, ARKANSAS: Morris Franklin Mills, 70, died December 21, 2002. He was born September 9, 1932 to David Franklin and Myrtle Dunn Mills. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He worked for Sisk Electric, Papco, and Coker Electric Company, and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers #295. Survivors include two sons, Richard Turpin of Carencro, LA and DeShaun Mills of Sherrill; a daughter, Carolyn Cope of North Little Rock; a brother, Claudie Mills of Pine Bluff; 7 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Morris Mills; and a sister, Juanita Pipkin. Services were held at the chapel of Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Hollis McDermott officiating. Burial was at Graceland Cemetery.

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MILLSAP, Datha L.
MULBERRY, ARKANSAS: Datha L. Millsap, 76, passed away October 29, 2005. She was a homemaker. She attended Mulberry First Assembly of God, and taught Sunday School there. Services were held at the Mulberry First Assembly of God Church. Interment was at the New Cemetery in Mulberry with arrangements by Shaffer Funeral Home.

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MILLWEE, Madge Wright
De QUEEN, ARKANSAS: Madge Wright Millwee, 88, died November 26, 2008. She was born June 4, 1920 to William Oren and Mamie Lee Shrum Wright. She was a member of a singing group, The Wright Sisters Quartet, that sang and performed nationally. She was a member of the First Christian Church and the Tri-Lakes Good Sams Club. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Paula and Wayne Butler of De Queen, and Melinda and Jimmy Shumaker of Texarkana, TX; 2 grandchildren; five nieces; her great-nieces and great-nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Paul Millwee; her parents; her stepmother, Vannie Wright; three sisters, Blanche Poole, Elba Skelton, and Faye Wright, two brothers, Carl Wright and Roy Wright; a nephew, Steve Skelton; and a niece, Jean Brewer Cordia. Burial was at Redmen Cemetery by Wilkerson Funeral Home.

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MILNER, John O.
TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS: John Otis Milner, 72, died November 29, 2003. He was born March 6, 1931. He retired from the paper industry, and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a graduate of the University of Arkansas, and was a Razorbacks fan. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Pat Milner; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Pat and Chris Hall of Benton; three sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Julianne Milner of Conway, Patrick and Neysa Milner of Montgomery, TX, and Matt and Janet Milner of Houston, TX; and 10 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Texarkana Funeral Home.

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MILTON, Maggie Fisher
DUMAS, ARKANSAS: Maggie Fisher Milton, 92, died March 6, 2000. She was born in Chicago on March 16, 1907 to the late Jack and Coreen Fisher. She attended the Second Baptist Church at Dumas, and was a member of the Mother Board. Among the survivors are a son, Terry Lambert of Dumas; and a daughter, Sherbbie Lambert of Dumas. Services were held at Free Gift Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at the Free Gift Cemetery in Dumas under the direction of Brown Funeral Home of Dumas, AR.

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MILUM, Thomas
MARION COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Thomas Milum died May 20, 1863. He was born January 15, 1842. He was the son of B. Milum and Elizabeth Parnum Milum. He served in the Civil War, and died of battle wounds. He was buried at Old Jefferson Cemetery in Marion County.

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MIMMS, Samuel
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Samuel Mimms, 69, died September 5, 1937. Burial was at Pinecrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

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MING, Garlon W., Sr.
HARTMAN, ARKANSAS: Garlon W. Ming, Sr., 80, died June 25, 2003. He was the son of Virgil Henry and Flora Keck Ming. He was a ranch manager for Ranch Sierra Vista, and took part in the atomic test at Bikini Atoll. He was a Baptist, a member of the VFW and Disabled American Veterans' Association, the California Citrus Advisory Board, and the Johnson County Quilters' Guild. He is survived by his wife, Mona Day Ming; six sons, Garlon Ming, Jr. and David Ming, both of Hartman, Merl Ming of Grants Pass, OR, Bruce Ming of Gainesville, GA, Bill Ming of Sacramento, CA, and Paul Ming of Hartville, MO; three sisters, Neomi Bearden of Ozark, Evelyn Smith of Stockton, MO, and Patsy Joubert of Mulberry; four brothers, Clifford Ming of Denton, TX, Jack Ming of Bossier City, LA, Clarence Ming of Booneville, and Raymond Ming of Santa Paula, CA; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services were held at the chapel of Shaffer Funeral Home with Rev. George Farquhar officiating. Burial followed at Bethlehem Cemetery.

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MINOR, Kathryn
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Kathryn Minor, 45, died on September 15, 2005. She was born on April 9, 1960 to the late Rose Marie Brewer and Donnie Leonard. She was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Doug Minor of Little Rock; a son, Brian Storey of Gainesville, FL; two daughters, Mandy Storey and Tiffany McLemore, both of Little Rock; two brothers, Donnie Leonard and Kendall Leonard of Little Rock; three sisters, Donna Bowers of Benton, AR, Rosemary Stephens of Boulder, CO, and Debbie Leonard of Little Rock; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Bethel Cemetery in Sheridan, AR with arrangements handled by Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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MINTER, Gladys
STUTTGART, ARKANSAS: Gladys Jean Keith Minter, 55, died September 29, 2002. She was born November 30, 1946 in Chicago, IL to Orville and Lillie Keith. She was a member of New Bethel AME Church. She is survived by her husband, Credill Minter; three sons, Charles (Linda) Minter of Guam, and Keith (Annie) and Dewaine Minter, both of Stuttgart; three daughters, Beverly Rowland of Pine Bluff, and Paula Minter and Lori (L.C.) Herron, both of Stuttgart; her mother, Lillie Stovall; a brother, Willie Brewer of Little Rock; a sister, Paulette Keith of Chicago; her mother-in-law, Gussie Minter; 16 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at New Bethel A.M.E. Church. Arrangements were handled by Gunn Funeral Home.

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MINTON, Glenn H.
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Glenn H. Minton, 91, died July 24, 2009. He was born June 8, 1918 to Henry A. and Beatrice D. Giddens Minton. He retired from the Arkansas State Police after 20 years of service, and from Weyerhaeuser Security after 15 years. He was a member of the Arkansas State Police Retirees Association, and attended the First United Methodist Church. He is survived by a nephew and his wife, Jim and Arnita Minton of Mount Ida; and three great-nephews. Interment was at Memorial Gardens under the direction of Gross Funeral Home.

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MINTON, John A.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: John A. Minton died September 20, 2005. He was born March 26, 1945, and was a military veteran. He is survived by a daughter, Cynthia Hunsaker of Arlington, VA. Funeral arrangements were handled by Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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MINTON, Maxine
JENNY LIND, ARKANSAS: Maxine Minton, 89, died April 13, 2006. She was a homemaker, and attended Faith Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Jessie Dime of Jenny Lind; two sisters, Verba Moore of Van Buren, and Walsie Harper of Fort Smith; a brother, R.C. Meadows of Van Buren; two grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Costella Minton. Services were held at Faith Baptist Church. Burial was at Douglass Cemetery in Jenny Lind with arrangements by McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood, AR.

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MINX, Lizzie
HORATIO, ARKANSAS: Lizzie Minx died December 26, 1942. She was born January 1, 1874. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas A. Minx. Burial was at the Horatio Cemetery.

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MISSKELLEY, James W.
CEDARVILLE, ARKANSAS: James William Misskelley, 75, died March 15, 2005. He was born March 31, 1929. He was a self-employed electrician and a Korean War veteran. He was a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie; four sisters, Virginia Martin of Yazoo City, MS, Elizabeth Martin and Lura Neal, both of North Carrollton, MS, and Carleen Wofford of Fort Smith; and two brothers, Robert and Cooper Misskelley, both of North Carrollton, MS. Interment of cremains was at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith with arrangements by Lewis Funeral Chapel.

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MITCHELL, Helen
MENIFEE, ARKANSAS: Helen Elizabeth Mitchell, 81, died August 13, 2005 at her residence. She was born May 1, 1924 in Clarksdale to Edward and Mary Neal Kennedy. She attended the Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical & Normal College (now the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff). She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Robert Benson Mitchell; and two brothers, Harold Kennedy and Edward Kennedy, both of Atlanta, GA. She was preceded in death by her parents; and four sisters, Louise Morrow, Edwina Jones, Valerie Arnette, and Norma Eason. Interment was at the Menifee Cemetery under the direction of Wilson-Jarrett Funeral Home.

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MITCHELL, Inez
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Inez Blakeley Mitchell, 86, died April 5, 1983. She was born November 5, 1896 to John T. and Minnie Alice Kitchen Blakeley. She was a retired teacher and attended the First Presbyterian Church. She is survived by 3 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Lamar Cemetery under the direction of Harris Funeral Home.

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MITCHELL, Noble
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Noble Mitchell died September 5, 1982. He was born November 20, 1921 in Fayetteville to Charlie and Daisy Hamblin Mitchell. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his mother; three sisters, Mamie Bloyed, Betty Moulder, and Ruby Gregory; and his nieces and nephews. Burial was at Mount Comfort Cemetery with arrangements by Nelson Funeral Home.

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MITCHELL, Rhoda
WESLEY, ARKANSAS: Rhoda Mitchell, 86, died December 17, 1976. She was born November 26, 1890 to Robert and Margaret Culton Wilks. She attended the Wesley Church of Christ. She was survived by two sons, Lewis Mitchell and Max Mitchell; a daughter, Mrs. C.S. Guinn; 8 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Aaron Mitchell. Services were held at the Wesley Church of Christ. Burial was at Wesley Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Home.

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MITCHELL, Tokie
MALVERN, ARKANSAS: Tokie L. Mitchell, 81, died September 15, 2003. Funeral services were held at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. F.D. Newborn officiating. Interment was at Perla Cemetery with arrangements handled by Johnson Funeral Home.

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MITTS, Coy L.
STRAWBERRY, ARKANSAS: Coy L. Mitts, 87, died May 1, 2009. He was born June 10, 1921 to O.D. and Ethel Mae Hatfield Mitts. He was a windshield assembler for AF Slickcraft Boat Company, and was also a retired farmer. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Annieville. He enjoyed farming, gardening, and hunting. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Joanne Ruth Breuker Mitts; five sons, Coy O. "Buddy" Mitts, Jr. of Holland, MI, Jerry Mitts of Paragould, Ronnie Mitts of Mountain Home, Wesley Mitts of Franville, MI, and Jimmy Mitts of Paragould; five daughters, Linda Riddell of Mountain Home, Joan Diaz of Fennville, MI, Sandra Garcia of Gulf Shores, AL, Kathy Midriff of Batesville, and Teresa Mitts of Hoxie; 36 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, Robert Mitts and Larry Mitts; a daughter, Brenda Seeback; a granddaughter; a brother, Leslie Mitts; two sisters, Vera Mae Howard and Lula Bell Jones; a half-brother, Bobby Farrell; and two half-sisters, Flo Ella Bounds and Fay Roseman. Interment was at Arnold Cemetery under the direction of Jackson's Newport Funeral Home.

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MOBLEY, Grace
JUDSONIA, ARKANSAS: Grace Elaine Mobley, 50, passed away June 1, 2007. She was born March 25, 1957 to Wilbur and Mae Waggle. She attended Higginson Assembly of God Church. She is survived by her mother, Mae Waggle of Searcy; a son, Jerry Bowling of Judsonia; a daughter, Anthena Stephens of Phoenix, AZ; a sister, Ann Ferren of Cordova, TN; a brother, Michael Waggle of Searcy; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father. Burial was at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Powell Funeral Home.

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MOCIULEWSKI, Joseph G.
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Joseph G. Mociulewski, 92, died February 28, 2006. He was born November 16, 1913. He was a retired supervisor with the Titan Missile Space Program. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and a flight instructor. When he was young, he was a champion runner, and was the last survivor of the Jersey Harriers running team. He is survived by his wife: Marie C. Lombardo Mociulewski; a son, John J. Mociulewski; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Stephanie Long; three brothers; and two sisters. A funeral Mass was held at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church with Reverend Charles Kanu presiding. Interment was at Baxter Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Roller Funeral Home of Mountain Home, AR.

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MODGLIN, Pleasant
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Pleasant H. Modglin died on June 8, 1864, and served as a soldier during the Civil War. Interment was at the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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MODICA, Mae Odis
JUNCTION CITY, ARKANSAS: Mae Odis Modica died February 19, 2006. She was born September 25, 1922 to Henry and Minnie Lee Williams Montgomery. She was a homemaker, and attended Morning Star Baptist Church, where she served as a deaconess and sang with the Senior Choir. She is survived by seven sons, James Modica of Powder Springs, GA, Benny Modica of Little Rock, Michael Modica of Russellville, Kenneth Modica, Carlton Modica, Edward Modica and Gregory Modica, all of El Dorado; a brother, Willie Dykes of Kansas City, MO; a sister, Mae Frances Cobb of El Dorado; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Willie Modica; three sons, Andrew, Sr., Henry Earl and Robert Earl; and two sisters, Cora Mitchell and Servertis James. Interment was at Morning Star Cemetery with arrangements by Sims Mortuary.

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MOEHRING, Ella P. Dautenhahn
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Ella P. Moehring, 90, died February 9, 2006. She was born September 7, 1915 to Ernst and Alvina Gerike Dautenhahn. She attended Salem Lutheran Church in Springdale. She had been a teacher in both public schools and Lutheran schools. She was the widow of Rev. Erwin Moehring. Survivors include a son, David Moehring of Manistee, MI; three daughters, Carolyn Kime of Wichita, KS, Pauline Cragun of Duluth, MN, and Ruth Shepard of Altamont, IL; a brother, Victor Dautenhahn of St. Louis; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Salem Lutheran Cemetery in Springdale with arrangements by Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home.

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MOFFETT, Earline
SMACKOVER, ARKANSAS: Earline Darden Moffett, 96, died September 7, 2009 at Timberlane Health and Rehab Center. She was born September 4, 1913 in Lisbon to George Washington Darden and Elizabeth Hogg Darden. She and her husband owned Moffett Feed. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Smackover, and was a library volunteer, a Pink Lady at the Medical Center of South Arkansas, and a cook for the Lions Club. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting. She is survived by a son, Jimmy Lynn Moffett of Smackover; a daughter-in-law, Helen Meeks of Crossett; a grandson; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edgar "Shortie" Moffett; her parents; her brothers, Bill, Walker and Almer; and her sisters, Ruby, Dollie, Hattie, Laura, Lonnie, and Uler. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Smackover. Interment was at the Smackover Cemetery by Young's Funeral Directors.

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MOHLKE, Homer Lee
JAMESTOWN, ARKANSAS: Homer Lee Mohlke, 86, died September 8, 2009. He was born June 30, 1923 to James Christopher and Minnie Mae Davis Mohlke. Homer was a retired chicken farmer, and was a Methodist. He is survived by a sister, Lois Mohlke of Jamestown; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. Interment was at the Jamestown Cemetery by Roller-Crouch Funeral Home.

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MOHR, Vincent
WYNNE, ARKANSAS: Vincent Joseph Mohr, 76, died March 16, 2008. He was born December 7, 1931 to Arthur Michael and Francis Elizabeth Mohr. He owned Mohr Plumbing Co. for 50 years, and attended St. Peter's Catholic Church. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Razorback Road Hogs. He is survived by his wife, Agnes Harris Gahr Mohr; two daughters, Trish Campbell and Wanda Armstrong; two stepsons, Joseph Gahr, Jr. and Mark Gahr; two brothers, Frank Mohr and Jack Mohr; three sisters, Jane Durham, Anna Williams, and Judy Reillo; 7 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Peter's Catholic Church. Interment was at Cogbill Cemetery with arrangements by Kernodle Funeral Home.

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MOLAND, John
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: John Moland died May 23, 1865. He was a soldier in the Civil War. Burial was at the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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MOLENCUPP, Inell Duff
SUPPLY, ARKANSAS: Inell Duff Molencupp, 79, died December 29, 2003. She was born July 29, 1924 to Robert Arnie Duff and Birdie Lee Fowler Duff. She attended Grandview Free Will Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Jerry Molencupp of Piggott; two daughters, Peggy Amann of Pocahontas and Gina Sisson of Piggott; a brother, J.W. Duff of Maynard; 8 grandchildren; and 6 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clead Molencupp; a son, Garry Molencupp; her parents; three sisters; and three brothers. Burial was at Ingram Cemetery under the direction of Cox-Waymon Funeral Home.

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MOLER, Austin
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Austin Moler died on May 22, 1864. He served as a private in the U.S. Army during the Civil War. Interment was at the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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MONCRIEF, Josephine
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Josephine Luethel Gardner Moncrief, 91, died December 31, 2001. She was preceded in death by her husband; and a son, Robert L. Longmire. Services were held at Emmanuel Baptist Church. Interment was at Haven of Rest Cemetery under the direction of Ruffin and Jarrett Funeral Home.

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MONDIER, Mildred E.
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Mildred E. Mondier, 76, died March 31, 2005. She was a homemaker, and was of the Methodist faith. Survivors include two sons, David of Van Buren and Wayne of Fayetteville; her stepmother, Loletta Hawk of Fort Smith; two sisters, Dorothy Hawk of Fort Smith and Elizabeth Davis of Magnolia; a brother, Carl Hawk of Texas; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Mondier. Services were held at the chapel of Ocker Funeral Home, followed by burial at Gracelawn Cemetery.

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MONDRAGON, Irma
LAKE VILLAGE, ARKANSAS: Irma Mondragon, 19, died December 18, 2008. She was born April 6, 1989 in Milwaukee, WI to Jose Jime Mondragon and Teresa Rodriguez Mondragon. She was a cosmetology student and a teacher's aide at Lakeside High School. She attended the Lake Village Baptist Church. Survivors include her parents; three brothers, Oscar Mondragon, Angel Mondragon, and Jose Jime Mondragon, Jr., all of Lake Village; her grandparents, Pedro and Francisca Rodriguez of Milwaukee, WI, and Abagail Mondragon of Michuacan, Mexico; her aunts and uncles; her cousins; and her friends. Services were held at Lake Village Baptist Church. Interment was at Lake Village Cemetery by Bishop Funeral Home.

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MONDRAGON, Jaime
HAMBURG, ARKANSAS: Jaime Mondragon, 27, died August 30, 1999 in an automobile accident. He was a native of Paracho, Mexico. He earned a business degree from the University of Arkansas at Monticello, and was an assistant manager for Wal-Mart. He attended Holy Cross Catholic Church in Hamburg. He is survived by his parents, Sabino and Rosa Mondragon of Hamburg; five brothers, including Juan Mondragon of Montrose and Ismael Mondragon of Hamburg; three sisters, Minerva Huante, Nancy and Angelica Mondragon of Hamburg; his maternal grandparents, Rafael and Guemensinda Corcolis of Mexico; two nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. A funeral Mass was held at the chapel of Jones Funeral Home in Hamburg with Father Henry Mischkowiuski officiating. Burial was at the Hamburg Cemetery.

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MONGOLD, Leona
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Leona Mongold, 80, died October 19, 2006. She was born March 2, 1926. She was a retired furniture company worker. Survivors include two daughters, Lillian Brown of Lillian, AL, and Ann Wagnon of Van Buren; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Mongold. Burial was at Hall Cemetery under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home.

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MONGOLD, Tishey
CEDARVILLE, ARKANSAS: Tishey Mongold, 87, died January 27, 1977. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Faye Jones, Mrs. Emeline Crabtree, and Mrs. Dortha Freeman; four sons, Howard, Tony, Otto, and John; 30 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Natural Dam Assembly of God. Burial was at Hall Cemetery.

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MONK, Leonard D.
HOPE, ARKANSAS: Leonard David "Lent" Monk, 74, died February 15, 2008. He was born November 19, 1933 to L.C. and Gertrude Monk. He worked for Jones Lumber Company, and attended the Pentecostal Temple Church Of God In Christ. He is survived by his wife, Inez Prater Monk; three sons, James Charles and Corinne Monk, Larry Monk, and Jerry Sr. and Nellie Monk, all of Hope; three daughters, Linda Thompson, Debra Gulley, and Gwen Monk, all of Hope; three brothers, Curtis and Sarah Monk of Milwaukee, WI, Joe of Wichita, KS, and John and Katherine Monk of Hope; a sister, Mildred Monk Harris of Hope; 6 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Freeman and Thelma Prater, of Dallas, TX; two sisters-in-law, Melinda Prater and Mildred Prater Harris; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Lee Otis Monk; and four sisters, L.V., Margie, Willie Mae, and Doris. Services were held at the Pentecostal Temple Church Of God In Christ. Burial was at Washington Cemetery with arrangements by Hicks Funeral Home.

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MONK, Maggie
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Maggie Monk died July 5, 1926. She was born September 18, 1905, and was the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Monk. She taught for the primary department at Mount Carmel School. She belonged to the church at Mount Tabor, where she served as a Sunday School teacher and a member of the Epworth League. She was survived by her parents; five brothers, Bascom Monk, Pachal Monk, Arlie Monk, Pledger Monk, James Monk; and a sister, Prue Monk. Services were held at Mount Carmel Church, followed by interment at Mount Carmel Cemetery.

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MONSON, Alonzo E.
FARMINGTON, ARKANSAS: Alonzo Edgar Monson, 91, died October 13, 2009. He was born August 11, 1918 to Alonzo Edgar Monson, Jr. and Mary Elizabeth Monson. He was a veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Force. He is survived by his wife, June Ernestine Monson; a son, Frank C. Moltane of Fountain Valley, CA; two daughters, Eileen Fiasconaro of Farmington and Linda Marquess of Springdale; a sister; 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Interment was at Word Cemetery near Decatur under the direction of Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR.

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MONTALVO, Herlinda
BAUXITE, ARKANSAS: Herlinda Montalvo was born March 10, 1900, and died February 16, 1937. Interment was at the Bauxite Cemetery.

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MONTERO, Nelson
POTTSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Nelson Montero, 53, died April 30, 2007. He was born April 24, 1953 in Pinar del Rio, Cuba to the late Ramon Montero Hernandez and Amelia Leon Gomez. He worked for Tyson Foods in Dardanelle for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Jean Hill Montero of Pottsville; two stepsons, Dale Duvall of Morrilton and Tony Duvall of Conway; a stepdaughter, Crystal Hill of Russellville; 5 step-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. Services were held at the chapel of Humphrey Funeral Service.

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MONTGOMERY, Steven L.
SHERWOOD, ARKANSAS: Steven Lynn Montgomery, 52, died on December 26, 2003. He was born January 17, 1951 to James and Avis Montgomery. He was a corporal in the Marines, and was a decorated Vietnam veteran. Among the survivors are his sister, Sharon Pierce of Bryant; a brother and sister-in-law, James Morris Montgomery Jr. and wife Sharron of Hawaii; an uncle, Robert Montgomery of Rogers; two aunts, Dorothy Montgomery of Little Rock and Corrine Walters of North Little Rock; three nieces, Shari Witherspoon, Jennifer Dawson and Becky Mills; two nephews, Timothy Montgomery and Nick Witherspoon; two great-nephews, Drake King and Reece Dawson; and several cousins. He was buried with military honors at the National Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock with arrangements by Ashby Funeral Home.

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MONTGOMERY, Vera
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Vera Montgomery, 91, died November 11, 2006. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Among the surviving family members are two sisters, Rose Brammer of Alma, and Betty Isaacs of Stillwell, OK, three brothers; Harry and Elmer Montgomery, both of Kibler, AR, and Charles Montgomery of Van Buren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Burial was at Mt. McCurry Cemetery in Rudy with arrangements by Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home.

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MOODY, Alice
FOUKE, ARKANSAS: Alice Maranda Bickham Moody, 92, died June 30, 2002. She was born March 9, 1910 in Fouke. She was a retired nurse, and worked with the American Heart Society and the American Cancer Society. She was a member of the Texas Retired Nurses' Association, the RSVP Club, the Order of the Eastern Star and the Extension Homemakers Club. She was a charter member of the First Baptist Church of Fouke. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Pierce Purifoy of Fouke; a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry Wayne and Diane Moody of Chino, CA; 4 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Aubrey Moody; and a grandson, Terry Moody. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Fouke. Burial was at Concord Cemetery by Texarkana Funeral Home.

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MOODY, Mary M. Long
HUNTSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Mary Mitchell Long Moody died July 15, 1858 of typhoid fever. She was born January 15, 1833 to John Crow and Matilda Rice Sanders Long. She was the wife of John William Moody, who was killed during the Civil War in 1863 in the Huntsville Massacre. Interment was at Huntsville Cemetery.

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MOODY, Virgil
BOONEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Virgil Moody, 81, died December 12, 2009. He was born August 18, 1928. He was a farmer, and attended the Pentecostal Church of God in Sugar Grove. He liked singing and playing guitar. He is survived by his wife, Euleta Moody; five sons, Ronnie Moody of Keiser, Lester Moody of Osceola, Virgil Moody of Booneville, Johnny Moody of Booneville, and James Moody of Maumelle; three daughters, Delores Kerr of Branch, Patricia Moody of Booneville, and Teresa Jones; a brother, Haskell Moody of Okeechobee, FL; 31 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by parents, Walter and Alma Moody; a son, Bobby Moody; two sisters, Josephine Prince and Alberta Watson; and a brother, William Moody. Burial was at Sugar Grove Cemetery by Roberts Funeral Home.

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MOOK, Hub
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Hub Mellor Mook, 73, died August 15, 2003 at his residence. He was born May 1, 1926 in El Dorado to Jue and Rosie Wong Mook. He attended First Presbyterian Church, where he was an elder, choir member, and member of the Missions Committee. He worked for the church as a building superintendent, and helped build over 20 homes with Habitat for Humanity. He is survived by three brothers, James Mook of El Dorado, John Edward Mook of Miami, FL, and David Mook of Newberry Park, CA; and two sisters, Rose Ann Mook of El Dorado and Minnie Lee Sung of San Francisco, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Bobby Mook, Donald Mook, and Joe Mook. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery by Bailey Funeral Home.

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MOON, Annie
DAMASCUS, ARKANSAS: Annie Lee Moon, 70, died December 26, 1997. She was born July 14, 1927 to James L. and Jeffie R. Blair Smith. She was of the Christadelphian faith. She is survived by her husband, William Virgil Moon; four daughters, Candy Farnsworth and Billi Anne Kuipers, both of Bee Branch, and Penny Moon and Sharon Meek, both of Damascus; a son, Tim Moon of Avery, CA; two brothers, Blair Smith and Roger Brown; two sisters, Roberta Miller and Esma Fitzgerald; 15 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Martinville Cemetery under the direction of Griffin-Leggett Funeral Home.

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MOON, Madison Jehovah, Sr.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Madison Jehovah Moon, Sr., 83, died November 16, 2004. He was born June 15, 1921 to the late Emanuel Moon and Estella Vanns. He was a World War II veteran and a 33rd degree Mason. He is survived by his wife, Lee Ester Moon; three sons, Elvin Moon, Donald Moon and Ronald Moon; four daughters, Stella Moon-Franks, Deborah Anderson, Patricia Moon and Renee Moon; 8 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Madison Moon, Jr. Interment was at Arkansas State Veterans' Cemetery in North Little Rock under the direction of Ruffin and Jarrett Funeral Home.

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MOONEY, Arvelia Criss
CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Arvelia Criss Mooney, 82, died March 3, 2006. She was a member of Shiloh United Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Houston Mooney of Oark; a brother, Aaron Criss of Huntsville; and Rosie Cummins of Oark. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert Mooney; her parents, Steve and Noma Sparks Criss; three brothers, Bill, Grover and Levi Criss; and two sisters, Sara Harderson and Minnie Haynes. Services were held at Salus Holiness Church. Burial was at Case Cemetery near Fallsville with arrangements by Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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MOORE, Coloma June
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Coloma June Moore, 88, died March 5, 2006. She attended Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include her husband of over 60 years, Clyde; numerous nieces and nephews; and a loving friend, Pat. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Duffy Nolen Steele. Services were held at the chapel of Huson Funeral Home, followed by interment at Beebe Cemetery.

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MOORE, Edna V.
GENTRY, ARKANSAS: Edna V. Moore, 83, died November 10, 2004. She was born October 24, 1921 to John and Onia Todd Melugin. She was a retired nurse's aide with St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa. Survivors include a daughter, Elaine Wood of Springdale; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lillian Zemp of Perry, OK. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul L. Moore, Sr.; a son, Paul Leon Moore, Jr.; a brother; and two sisters. Services were held at Wasson Memorial Chapel in Siloam Springs, AR with Dr. Robin Cowin officiating. Interment was at Floral Haven in Tulsa.

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MOORE, Lois Burke
SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Lois Burke Moore, 92, died November 9, 2004. She was born August 4, 1912 to William A. Burke and Anna Mae Bradley Burke. She was a Christian Scientist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Moore, in 1986. Survivors include one sister, Elaine Berner and husband Edward of Springdale. Graveside services were held at Fairmount Cemetery near Gentry, with Dr. David Bush officiating.

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MOORE, Martha
WARD, ARKANSAS: Martha Ann Jackson Moore, 73, died August 1, 2007. She attended Cocklebur Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, John Moore; a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Randy Baxter of Ward; a grandchild; 3 great-grandchildren; and her longtime friend, Betty Brooks Yarbrough. Services were held at the chapel of North Little Rock Funeral Home. Burial was at Pinecrest Memorial Park.

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MOORE, Ozee Tucker
BISMARCK, ARKANSAS: Ozee Tucker Moore, 75, passed away January 20, 2006. She was born August 8, 1930 to the late John and Lola Whitley Tucker. She attended the Country Pentecostal Church. She is survived by her husband, Marlion Moore; a son, Steve Moore; a brother, Arlis Tucker; and two grandchildren. Services were held at the Bismarck Pentecostal Church with Rev. Van Glidewell and Rev. Billy Thomason presiding. Interment was at Hickory Grove Cemetery under the direction of Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home.

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MOORE, Pauline C. Woodall
CARLISLE, ARKANSAS: Pauline Carrie Woodall Moore, 89, died January 9, 2006. She was a member of the Christadelphian Church. She was the widow of W.T. "Bill" Moore. The Moores owned the White Castle Restaurant on Highway 70 in Carlisle. Survivors include a daughter, Glenda Ann Moore and husband, Eddie Travis Moore of Carlisle; one granddaughter, and one great-grandson. Interment was at the Carlisle Cemetery with arrangements by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen, AR.

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MORAGNE, Oscar, Jr.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Oscar Moragne, Jr., 55, died September 9, 2005. He was an employee of the VA Hospital in Little Rock. He is survived by his daughters, Alicesia Dancy of Sherwood and Nakisha Sanders of North Little Rock; his sisters, Rebecca Thomas, Patricia Shirlee of Jacksonville, Judiah McFee, Janith Sanders, Lola Moragne all of Little Rock, Annice Randle of North Little Rock; his brothers, Jackie Moragne, Edwin Moragne of Jacksonville, Lavern Trotter of North Little Rock, and Calvin Moragne of North Carolina; 4 grandchildren; and 4 stepchildren. Services were held at Leach Chapel C.M.E. Church in North Little Rock. Arrangements were handled by Gunn Funeral Home.

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MORAN, Mary Lynn
AUSTIN, ARKANSAS: Mary Lynn Heffner Moran, 59, died April 24, 1979. She was a Baptist. She is survived by her husband, Edwin C. Moran; a daughter, Edna Louise Simmons of Austin; three sons, Harold of Corsicana, TX, Raymond L. of Cabot, and Gary of Austin; a sister, Mrs. Eillene O'Cain of Lonoke; two brothers, Jim Heffner of Austin, and Louie B. Heffner of North Little Rock; and 7 grandchildren. Services were held at Oak Grove Convention Baptist Church. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery.

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MORAN, Thomas
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Thomas Moran died July 28, 1932. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Spanish-American War. Interment was at the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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MORELAND, Eliza
PULASKI COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Eliza J. Moreland died July 8, 1885. She was born July 26, 1879 to J.E. and Nancy Moreland. Burial was at Natural Steps Cemetery.

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MORELAND, Whitt L.
MOUNT IDA, ARKANSAS: Whitt Lloyd Moreland, posthumous Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, died May 29, 1951. He was born March 7, 1930. He was killed in combat in Korea while fighting with the U.S. Marine Corps. He voluntarily laid upon an exploding grenade to save the lives of his fellow soldiers. Interment was at Whittington Cemetery.

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MORELOCK, Wynona
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: Wynona Pauline Morelock, 75, died August 20, 2012 at Washington Regional Hospice House in Fayetteville. She was born February 6, 1937 near West Fork, AR to William Harrison and Bertha Neal Winn. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Carl Morelock; a daughter, Brenda Wallace of Lincoln, NE; a son, Bobby Morelock of Prairie Grove; three sisters, Louise Sargent of Strickler, Beatrice Cribbett of Skiatook, OK, and Christine Durfey of Prosser, WA; two brothers, Elsworth Winn and Oland Winn, both of Fayetteville; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Sharp Cemetery by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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MORFORD, Christine Threet
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Christine Threet Morford, 87, died January 2, 2007. She was born December 23, 1919 to Herbert Threet and Pearl Oxford Threet. She was a homemaker, and attended First Baptist Church in Rogers. She enjoyed sewing and knitting. She is survived by a son, Harold Morford of Rogers; and a brother, Carmon Threet of Bentonville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Morford. Interment was at Benton County Memorial Park under the direction of Benton County Funeral Home.

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MORGAN, Gordon C.
CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Gordon C. Morgan, 83, died September 18, 2006. He was the son of the late Rodrick Morgan and Goldy Kirdstead. He retired from the heating and air conditioning business. He is survived by his wife, Dorthy J. Field Morgan; a son, Dan Morgan of Dallas, TX; a daughter, Gail Atwell of Lamar; a sister, Vivian Mally of Chicago, IL; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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MORGAN, Mariah Arnold
NEWARK, ARKANSAS: Mariah L. Arnold Morgan died November 25, 1882. She was born October 14, 1845. She was the daughter of John N. Arnold, Sr. and was married to James F. Morgan. Burial was at the Akron Cemetery.

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MORGAN, Simon
PARAGOULD, ARKANSAS: Simon Morgan, 74, died September 11, 2002. He was a retiree of the Greene County Road Department. He is survived by a brother, Burnin Morgan of Hardy; and two sisters, Della Russell of Rector and Modine Lamb of Paragould. He was preceded in death by his wife, Olean Morgan; his parents, Elisha and Sally Reddick Morgan; three brothers; and two sisters. Interment was at Reddick Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

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MORGAN, W.D.
ASHLEY COUNTY, ARKANSAS: W.D. Morgan was born August 26, 1831. He was a Baptist and a Freemason. He was survived by his wife; and several children and grandchildren. He was buried December 26, 1908 at Judson Cemetery.

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MORGULIS, Louis
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Louis Morgulis died August 6, 1927. He was born April 13, 1878 in Russia. Interment was at Jewish Rest Cemetery.

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MORING, Basil E.
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Basil Eugene Moring, 80, died November 8, 2006. He was born December 15, 1925 to the late Steven Andrew and Ilar Shell Moring. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II, and retired from Arkansas Power and Light. He was a member of Claud Road Baptist Church, where he had been a deacon and a former Sunday School teacher. He is survived by a niece, Sherry Ann Dobbins of Pine Bluff. He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Jean Jackson Moring; two sisters, Agnes Rachel Thomas and Berthie Moring Cash; and four brothers, Andrew O. Moring, Abner M. Moring, James Moring and Lonnie B. Moring. Services were held at the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors with Rev. Mark Staples presiding. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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MORPHEW, Festus W.
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Festus Woodley Morphew, 92, died Sunday, July 12, 2009. He was born April 23, 1917 to Chester and Alla Phillips Morphew. He was a retired trucker for the U.S. Postal Service. He served in the U.S. Army, and was a decorated World War II medic. He was a Christian. He is survived by a son, Don Morphew of Hot Springs; a daughter and son-in-law, Susie and Andy Boyett of Rogers, AR; his grandchildren, Becky Boyett, Vickie and Eric Cooper, Jennifer and Michael Mahan, and Jody and Sally Morphew; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Morphew; his parents; and several siblings. Burial was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery under the direction of Caruth-Hale Funeral Home.

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MORPHIS, Edward O.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, ARKANSAS: Edward Ottis Morphis, 80, died March 14, 2012 at Highland Court Rehabilitation and Resident Care Facility in Marshall. He was born May 26, 1931 in Searcy County, AR to Ottis Egbert and Lessie Yancey Morphis. He was a drywall finisher in the construction industry and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was also an in-home aide for the assisted living program in Stone County, and was his mother's caretaker for almost 15 years. He enjoyed music, golf, and watching tennis matches on TV. He is survived by a sister, Elzie Anderson (Richard) of Greenville, SC; two aunts, Ollie Mathis of Marshall, and Jewel McClung of Leslie; his cousins; 9 nieces; and 3 nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Bill, John and Paul Morphis; and a sister, Vada Bond. Interment was at East Lawn Cemetery in Marshall under the direction of Roller-Coffman Funeral Home.

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MORPHIS, Lessie L.
LESLIE, ARKANSAS: Lessie L. Yancey Morphis, 93, died August 15, 2005. She was born December 22, 1911 to Edward and Nora Yancey. She attended the Church of Christ in Mountain View, and was a homemaker. Survivors include her sons, Edward of Mountain View, Paul of Horseshoe Bend, and Billy of Tyler, TX; a daughter, Elzie Anderson of South Carolina; a brother, Clifford Yancey of Harrison; sisters Ollie Mathis of Marshall and Jewel McClung of Leslie; 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ott Morphis; a son; a daughter; and her parents. Burial was at East Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Coffman Funeral Home.

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MORRILL, Theodore
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Theodore R. Morrill, 71, passed away December 4, 2004. He was born February 16, 1933 to Ralph and Irene Parrish Morrill. He played football for Florida State University, and earned a degree in vocal performance. He studied music in New York and Rome. He performed many concerts in Italy, and sang on radio. He sang professionally on and off Broadway in musicals and operettas, and was a noted operatic performer. He also sang extensively in Germany. He moved to Arkansas, where he both taught and performed at the University of Arkansas. He was a clergyman of Eckankar, the Religion of the Light and Sound of God. Survivors include his wife, Janice Yoes; three daughters, Thea Morrill of Chicago, Julie Morrill of the home, and Yvette Wenger of Connecticut; a son, Gregory Bender of New York City; a sister, Harriette Hopkins of Biscayne Bay, FL; and a brother, Danny Morrill of Hollywood, FL. Services were held at the chapel of Nelson-Berna Funeral Home with Margie Mende, regional Eckankar Spiritual Aide, officiating.

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MORRIS, David Wister
ALEXANDER, ARKANSAS: David Wister Morris, 92, died November 9, 2005. He was born December 1, 1912 to Peter and Mable Jelks Morris. He was a farmer, and was also an equipment operator for the Arkansas Highway Department. He attended Hilldale Baptist Church. He is survived by three sons, Wister A. Morris of Alexander, Gene A. Morris of Lancaster, TX, and William E. "Bill" Morris of Alexander; and a daughter, Dorothy A. Rooks of Little Rock. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Inez; and a son, Shirley Wayne Morris. Services were held at Hilldale Baptist Church with Hank E. Harrington officiating. Burial was at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander under the direction of Ashby Funeral Home.

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MORRIS, Herbert E.
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Herbert Ellis Morris, 86, died December 20, 2004. He was born January 31, 1918 to M.Y. and Mary Morris. He was a military veteran who served in five European campaigns during World War II. He is survived by a sister, Maxine Schoberth of El Paso, TX; several nieces; and a nephew. Services were be held at Roller-England Funeral Home. Interment was at Mulberry Cemetery in England, AR.

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MORRIS, Mildred Owanna
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Mildred Owanna Morris, 78, died August 11, 2005. Survivors include her sons, Willie Morris, Gene Morris, Jerry Morris, David Morris, and Rick Morris; and two daughters, Judy Horsey and Sherry Uptain; four brothers, Sam Goodson, Clay Goodson, Jack Goodson, Truman Goodson; two sisters, Ruth France and Carolyn Maness; 16 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.H. Morris. Services were held at Soul's Anchor Church on Wye Mountain with Sister Jean Zulpo presiding. Burial was at Pleasant Grove Cemetery under the direction of Little Rock Funeral Home.

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MORRIS, Tressie Mae
PERRYVILLE, ARKANSAS: Tressie Mae Morris, 90, died January 30, 2004. She retired at age 85, having formerly worked as a receptionist. She was a Jehovah's Witness. Among the survivors are seven daughters, Dorothy Mitchell of Eagle Point, OR, Sarah Wallen and husband Dewey of Blytheville, Barbara Reaves and husband Bill, and Florence Long and husband Bob, all of Perryville, Virginia Murray of Weiser, ID, Katherine Rogers of Bauxite, and Grace Johnson and husband Ray of Chapin, SC; three sons, Roy Lambert and wife Dawn of Monterey, CA, Kelly Kincaid and wife Patsy of Spiro, OK, and Walter Kincaid and wife Judy of East End; 34 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by the Cremation Association of Arkansas in Little Rock, AR.

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MORRISON, Leedell
HOPE, ARKANSAS: Leedell Morrison, 64, died January 23, 2002. He was born May 16, 1937. He worked for J.B. Martin for 25 years. He is survived by his daughters, Sonya Morrison and Tanya Morrison; three sons, Clifford Morrison, Gary Morrison, and Greg Morrison; his mother, Louise Morrison; three sisters, Variee Flanagan, Jewel Phillips, and Bobbie Spearman; and 8 grandchildren. Services were held at the chapel of Hicks Funeral Home with Pastor Rodney Phillips officiating. Burial was at Cave Hill Cemetery.

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MORRISON, Nora
LESLIE, ARKANSAS: Nora Morrison, 78, died January 8, 1985. She was born May 30, 1906. She was a former grocery story owner, and attended the First Baptist Church of Leslie. She is survived by her husband, Perry; three daughters, Ermis Crane, Gerri Mink, and Jean Manning; two sons, John and Tom; a sister, Mammie Lewis; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Dennard Cemetery by Coffman Funeral Home.

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MORROW, J.G.
MULBERRY, ARKANSAS: J.G. Morrow, 76, died August 4, 1999. He was a heavy equipment operator for Mulberry Lumber Company. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, and attended Calvary Chapel Church in Alma. Survivors include his wife, Frankie Nichols Morrow; a daughter, Murline Shatwell of Clarksville; a son, Michael J.G. Morrow of Mulberry; two sisters, Velma Askins and Ona Cox, both of Hunt; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Liberty Hill Church in Hunt. Burial was at Liberty Hill Cemetery in Hunt with arrangements by Roller-Cox Funeral Home of Clarksville, AR.

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MORSE, Flora
ALMA, ARKANSAS: Flora Bell Morse, 64, died April 23, 2009. She was a retired manager of the former Ozark Truck Plaza in Alma, and was a member of the Ozark Seventh-day Adventist Church. She is survived by two sons, Michael Morse of Van Buren and Shannon Morse of Alma; her mother, Rosie Scowden of Mountainburg; four brothers, Van L. Scowden of Mountainburg, Donnie Scowden of Roland, and Ronnie Scowden and J.L. Scowden, both of Alma; two sisters, Lavonna Allen of Alma and Judy Hattabaugh of Mulberry; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and 12 step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Morse; a daughter, Charlotte Kay Morse; and her father, Floyd Scowden. Arrangements were handled by Ocker Funeral Home.

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MORSE, Lillie May Harness
DYER, ARKANSAS: Lillie May Harness Morse, 83, died Monday, January 17, 2005. She was a retired nurses' aide and belonged to the Dyer Assembly of God. She was the widow of John Harness and Dewey Morse. Funeral services were held at the Assembly of God in Dyer. Burial was at Dyer City Cemetery with arrangements handled by Ocker Funeral Home of Alma, AR.

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MORSE, William E.
DYER, ARKANSAS: William Eliga Morse died on September 2, 1952. He was born June 16, 1867. He is survived by his wife, Annamarier Chitwood Morse, and several children. Interment was at the Dyer Cemetery.

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MORTON, Hayse
HOPE, ARKANSAS: Hayse Morton, 95, passed away May 14, 2005. She was born February 23, 1910 to Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Clark. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her parents, as well as one son, Gerald L. Morton; one daughter, Charlotte Smith, and one granddaughter, Terry Smith. Surviving her are one sister, Mozell Brown of Magnolia; two grandsons, Avin Smith of Hope, and Wayne Smith of Bodcaw; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at Holly Grove Cemetery in DeAnn. Harley Sisson officiated. Arrangements were handled by Brazzel Oakcrest Funeral Home of Hope, AR.

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MOSELEY, Harold E.
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Cpl. Harold Eugene Moseley, 19, was killed September 10, 1968 during combat operations in Tay Ninh, Vietnam. He was survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Moseley; his brothers, Lester Vernon, Norman Arthur, Kenneth Wayne, Steve Allen and Donald Keith Moseley, all of Cabot; and a sister, Mrs. H.A. Griffin of Austin. Services were held at Sixteenth Section Methodist Church. Burial was at Sixteenth Section Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

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MOSES, Velazquez, Sr.
DERMOTT, ARKANSAS: Velazquez Moses, Sr., 59, passed away February 12, 2003. He was born November 6, 1943 to Beatrice Griggs Moses Perez and the late Alphonzo Perez. He attended St. Paul Baptist Church, and was active Sunday School, choir, and the Baptist Training Union. He graduated from Arkansas AM&N College (now the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff) in 1965, and was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He taught at Reed High School in the Dumas School District until 1969. He was provost at Morris Booker Memorial College. He also worked for Missouri Pacific Railroad as a brakeman and conductor for 29 years. Surviving family members include his wife, Nora Jean Giles Moses; four children, Velazquez Moses, Jr. of Fayetteville, Valen A. Moses of Houston, Victor H. Moses of Dayton, OH, and Valencia Moses of Dermott; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Paul Baptist Church in Dermott. Burial was at Davis Cemetery in Dermott with arrangements by Davis-Strickland Funeral Home.

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MOSS, Genevieve
DOVER, ARKANSAS: Genevieve J. Moss died November 19, 2005. She was the daughter the late John and Susanna Hanson. She retired from Lake City Amunition in Lake City, MO, and was of the Catholic faith. She is survived by a niece, Susie Shofler of Joplin, MO; a nephew, Earl Leonard of Carterville, MO; and a special friend, Brenda Evans of Dover, AR. Funeral arrangements were handled by Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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MOSS, Johnny
NEWARK, ARKANSAS: Johnny Moss, 85, died January 14, 2010. He was born June 3, 1924 to Henry and Nora Martin Moss. He worked for Freeze Brother Farms and Hipp Lumber, and retired from Banquet Foods. He attended the Newark Church of Christ. He enjoyed vegetable gardening. He is survived by his wife, Irene Arnold Moss; a son, Bobby L. Moss of Newark; a daughter and son-in-law, Louise and Jerry McDonald of Jonesboro; a grandchild; a great-grandchild; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by five brothers, Verge Moss, Arnon Moss, J.B. Moss, V.L. Moss, and James Moss; two sisters, Ruby Woodruff and Faye Powell; and a grandson, Kevin McDonald. Interment was at Blue Springs Cemetery by Jackson's Newark Funeral Home.

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MOSS, Matthew W.
GRAVETTE, ARKANSAS: Matthew Moss, 63, died August 19, 1929. He was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. He was survived by his wife, and also by a daughter. Burial was at the Odd Fellows Cemetery.

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MOTLEY, Louisa J.
CENTERTON, ARKANSAS: Louisa Jane Motley, 82, died February 13, 1928. She was born August 13, 1845. She was of the Methodist faith. She had nine children, seven of whom survived her. Her surviving children were Lizzie Black, Mattie Hoback, Annie Lane, Ova Koons, Belle Wilson, Tom Motley, and Arthur Motley. Interment was at Barron Cemetery.

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MOUNT, Lillian
LINCOLN, ARKANSAS: Lillian Inola Mount, 88, died January 30, 2005 in Lincoln. She was born August 13, 1916 in Evansville to Alexander Preston and Linnie Goldman Dunn. She attended the First Assembly of God in Lincoln. She is survived by a daughter, Ramona Maynard of Lincoln; and a son, Roger Mount of Whittier, CA. Interment was at Rose Hill Memorial ParK in Whittier, CA with local arrangements by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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MOUSER, Doris
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Doris Montgomery Carman Mouser, 85, died December 25, 2005. She was born August 20, 1920 to Dee Otis and Bessie Barnes Montgomery. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Sweet Home United Methodist Church, where she had served as treasurer. She was a former bus driver for the Blevins Senior Citizens. She is survived by a son, Larry Carman of Prescott; a daughter, Sharon Carman Waddle of Hot Springs; a sister, Emma Sue Zikoski of Bethlehem, PA; a sister-in-law, Odelle Collier of Hope; 4 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Dorris B. "Buddy" Carman, and Olen Mouser; a brother, Ralph Montgomery; and three sisters, Eva Jones, Gladys Steele and Mary Beth Jones. Services were held at the chapel of Brazzel-Cornish Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Benfer and Rev. Jerry G. Westmoreland officiating. Burial was at Sweet Home Cemetery in Prescott, AR.

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MOXLEY, Lonnie
NEWARK, ARKANSAS: Lonnie Olen Moxley, 96, died December 31, 2009. He was born March 9, 1913 to Robert Frank Moxley and Sabra Mobley Moxley. He retired from Tripp Gas Company. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Ruth Elizabeth Jernigan; three daughters, Juna Ridenhour of Raytown, MO, Brenda Sturdivant of Newark, and Marion Ardrey of Newport; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Grace Garner; and two brothers, Jessie Moxley and Floyd Moxley. Services were held at the Newark Church of Christ. Interment was at Blue Springs Cemetery by Jackson's Newark Funeral Home.

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MOYE, Virginia
BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Virginia Moye, 80, died April 6, 2009. She was born August 14, 1928 to the late Elza and Rhubelle Mullins Wheeler. She was a Red Cross volunteer, and attended First United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, June J. Moye; her children, Michael Besharse and wife Shellie, and Kimberlee Jones, all of Blytheville, Marilyn J. Cheek and husband Daniel of Lawton, OK, and Thomas C Moye and wife Donna of Waterloo, IL; 3 grandchildren; a great-grandson; and an unborn great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Gerald Wheeler; and a sister, Bonnie Davis. Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of Cobb Funeral Home.

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MROSS, Mary L.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Mary L. Mross, 77, died July 28, 2007. She was born November 20, 1929. She was a member of Second Baptist Church, and belonged to the Southwestern Bell Pioneers. She served as a school grandma at The Academy at Riverdale. Survivors include her husband, M.B. "Boots" Mross; her mother, Betty Williams Lynn; her children, Robert Atkinson and wife Lisa Pogue of Alexandria, VA; Ann Brewer and husband Bill of Leander, TX; Sandy Gail Mross and John B. Mross, both of Little Rock; 8 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Second Baptist Church. Burial was at Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of Little Rock Funeral Home.

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MUCKELRATH, Sadie
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Sadie Dolores Muckelrath, 79, died July 29, 2009. She was born January 1, 1930 to the late Leroy William Ramsey and Sadie Louise Harper Ramsey. She attended St. Mark United Methodist Church, and was a member of United Methodist Women. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ernest R. Muckelrath; a brother-in-law, Bill Muckelrath (Helen) of Springfield, MO; three sisters-in-law, Bonnie Goza (Roger) of Monahans, TX, and Cleo Young and Martha Muckelrath of El Dorado; and her nieces, nephews and cousins. Services were held at St. Mark United Methodist Church. Interment was at Arlington Memorial Park with arrangements by Young's Funeral Directors.

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MULDREW, Teresa
ELKINS, ARKANSAS: Teresa "Teri" Muldrew, 50, died November 28, 2006. She was born February 9, 1956 to Alice Ann Bukowski. She was a hairdresser. She is survived by three daughters, Autumn Nelson, Dawn Nelson and April Barker, all of Springdale; her mother; a brother, Ronnie Robideau of Eagan, Minn.; two sisters, Cathy Dalton and Ginger Whalen, both of San Francisco; and a grandson. Cremation arrangements were handled by Nelson-Berna Funeral Home of Fayetteville, AR.

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MULLEN, Willard Lee
MAYSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Willard Lee Mullen, 79, died June 11, 2004. He was born January 23, 1925 to Phil and Lottie Kellogg Mullen. He was a rancher and carpenter. He was also a steel guitar player, and was a past president of the Northeast Oklahoma Steel Guitar Association. Among the survivors are his wife, Nora Mae Mullen; two sons, Bill Mullen and wife, Teresa of Maysville and Levi Mullen of Hondo, TX; two daughters, Cheryl Pickering and husband, John of Lumberton, TX and Charlene Newell and husband, Paul of Gravette; four grandchildren; three brothers, Leonard Mullen of Leota, KS, Melvin Mullen of Brush, CO, and Delmar Mullen of Seibert, CO; four sisters, Florence Aumiller of Laramie, WY, Donna Smith of Paonia, CO, Shirley Ann Moyer of Chino Valley, AZ, and Esther Slawson of Aurora, CO. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; two sisters; and a grandson. Services were held at the Maysville Community Center with Rev. Raymond Scott presiding. Burial was at the Maysville Cemetery.

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MULLENS, Estell
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Estell Mullens died on January 29, 1949, and was born on October 4, 1916. Interment was at Mt. Willie Cemetery.

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MULLENS, W.H.
CROSSETT, ARKANSAS: W.H. Mullins died June 29, 1912. He was born August 10, 1841. He was survived by five children. He was preceded in death by his wife; and four children. Burial was at the City Cemetery.

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MULLINGS, Lucille
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Lucille Mullings, 83, died December 3, 2009. She was a retired seamstress supervisor at Ottenheimers/Kellwood Company. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Barbara Manus of Benton, and A.J. "Sam" and Delores Mullings of Alexander; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Frances and Preston Ross of Little Rock, and Wanda Fay and Rick Speer of Alexander; a son-in-law, William "Bill" Lawrence of Pennsylvania; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Mullings; a daughter, Lois Lawrence; and a sister, Louise Winkler. Services were held at Vimy Ridge Immanuel Baptist Church. Burial was at Butler Cemetery by North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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MULLINS, Bessie
RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS: Bessie L. Mullins, 86, died December 21, 2002 at her residence. She was born April 30, 1916 in Sims, AR to Charlie and Pairlee West Summit. She owned the Ola Furniture Store for 25 years, and was a member of the Church of God. Survivors include two stepsons, Billy and Larry Mullins; a stepdaughter, Teresa Bates of Russellville; a brother, Kirby Summit of Russellville; three sisters, Ethel Spears of Monticello, Hattie Fischer of Perry, OK, and Hazel Colbert of Stillwater, OK; 4 step-granddaughters; and 23 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Jack Lawson and Van Mullins; three infant children; and three brothers, James, Virgle and Delmar Summit. Interment was at Old Baptist Cemetery in Russellville by Humphrey Funeral Service.

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MULLOY, Ed
HUMPHREY, ARKANSAS: Ed Mulloy, 90, died October 15, 2007. He was born October 6, 1917 to the late Edward Mulloy, Sr. and Lulu Lillian Henton Mulloy. He was a retired farmer. He formerly worked for the Ford Motor Company in Memphis, and also for the Arkansas Highway Department. He was a former chief of the Humphrey Volunteer Fire Department, and attended Humphrey Methodist Church. He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Alisa and Randy Frazier of Wye Mountain, AR, and Mary Helen and Denny Hickman of Ulm; a sister, Mary Lou Graves and husband Jimmy of Shreveport, LA; a sister-in-law, Carolyn Mulloy of Stuttgart; three grandchildren, Laura Frazier Norman, David Charles Frazier and Amanda Brooke Krisell; and two great-granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Temple Mulloy; his parents; two brothers, William Patrick Mulloy and Michael Brent Mulloy; a sister, Mary Helen Mulloy; and several nephews, nieces, and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Frazier Cemetery under the direction of Turpin Funeral Home of Stuttgart, AR.

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MUNDELL, Hattie P.
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Hattie P. Mundell died September 13, 1959. She was born July 3, 1873. She was survived by her husband, Henry H. Mundell. Interment was at the Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery.

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MUNDY, Marget May
TRUMANN, ARKANSAS: Marget May Mundy, 87, died November 7, 2007. She was born May 20, 1920 to the late Anton Sharron and Tillie Belle Fritts Mundy. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Trumann. There were no immediate surviving family members. She was preceded in death by four sisters; four brothers; and her parents. Burial was at Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro with arrangements by Thompson Funeral Home.

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MUNNERLYN, Willie Mae
HAZEN, ARKANSAS: Willie Mae Munnerlyn, 69, died June 21, 2007. She attended Calvary Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Cecilia Caine of Romance, and Debbie Dutton of Maumelle; six sons, Ray Campbell of Carriere, MS, Darrel Munnerlyn of Newark, Chris Munnerlyn of Jefferson, TX, Steven Munnerlyn of Lawton, OK, and Michael Munnerlyn and Nathan Munnerlyn, both of Hazen; two sisters, Barbara Munnerlyn of Newark and Sue Skinner of Little Rock; two brothers, Joe McVay of Scott and Felix McVay of Haskell, OK; 18 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Raymond Campbell and Clayton Munnerlyn; and two sons, Gregory Campbell and Clayton Munnerlyn, Jr. Services were held at New Testament Baptist Church, followed by interment at Hamilton Cemetery.

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MURCH, Bernadine
BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS: Bernadine Murch, 72, died October 4, 2007. She was born July 30, 1935. She was a waitress. Survivors include a daughter, Diane Reamer of Bentonville; 7 grandchildren, including Anna Reamer and Lisa Dingman; and 4 great-grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Moore's Chapel Funeral Home of Fayetteville, AR.

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MURDERS, Zella Fay
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Zella Fay Murders, 79, died April 26, 2009. She was born November 18, 1929 to Ray and Ethel Dawson Fleming. She was a lifetime member of Oaklawn Church of God. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery, cooking, and flower gardening. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Larry Griffith, and Elaine and Grover Kirksey; a brother and sister-in-law, Ray and Jean Fleming, all of Hot Springs; a sister-in-law, Shirley Fleming of Dardanelle; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of almost 60 years, Wilburn Murders; a daughter, Brenda Swihart; and a brother, Jack Fleming. Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Caruth-Hale Funeral Home.

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MURDOCK, Willie
HOPE, ARKANSAS: Willie J. Murdock died September 3, 1946. He was born February 8, 1909. He was a veteran of World War II. Interment was at Moore Cemetery.

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MURPHEY, Nannie T.
NORTH CROSSETT, ARKANSAS: Nannie Thomson Murphey died November 30, 1909. She was born April 20, 1842. She was the wife of J.T. Murphey. Interment was at Bethel Cemetery.

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MURPHY, Carl D.
HAMBURG, ARKANSAS: Carl Dewayne Murphy, 63, died July 22, 2005. He was a retired farm worker, and was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. He was preceded in death by his father, Winford Durward Murphy. Survivors include his mother, Syble Lee Murphy of Bastrop; a brother, Daniel Lee Murphy and wife Caroline of Apple Valley, CA; his nephews and nieces, Daniel Lee Murphy, Jr. and wife Cindy of Apple Valley, CA, Shelly Arnold and husband Jeff of Katy, TX, Kenneth Wayne Murphy and wife Shawn of Apple Valley, CA; his great-nephews and nieces, Shailyn, Tyler, Tanner, Kyle, Marissa, Daniel and Chad; and several aunts and uncles. Graveside services were held at the Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Eudora, AR with Rev. Marvin Tabora officiating. Arrangements were handled by Golden Funeral Home.

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MURPHY, Margie Faye
DeWITT, ARKANSAS: Margie Faye Murphy, 52, died January 19, 2005. She was a clerk, and was of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lewis and Hazel Murphy; a sister, Janie Kaye Murphy Fladmark and her paternal grandmother, Minnie L. Davidson. Survivors include two brothers, Michael L. Murphy of DeWitt and Charles L. Murphy of St. Louis, MO; and a host of other relatives and friends. Services were held in St. Louis, MO. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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MURPHY, Ruth
HAMBURG, ARKANSAS: Ruth Catherine Murphy, 73, died July 18, 2005. She was a nurse. She attended Egypt Missionary Baptist Church and won awards for her sewing and knitting. Among the survivors are a son, Mike Murphy of Hamburg; two daughters, Brenda Marshal of White Hall, and Mary Rogers of McGehee; a brother, Frank S. Knight, Jr. of Hamburg; four sisters, Laverne Burchell of Crossett, Lucille Etheridge of North Little Rock, Margie Noble of Monticello, and Judy Van Arsdel of Fort Worth, TX; 10 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Murphy; and a sister, Frances Tyson. Services were held at Egypt Missionary Baptist Church with Revs. Rick Etheridge and Roy Craig officiating. Burial was at Egypt Cemetery with arrangements by Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home.

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MURPHY, Zebulon A.
BOONE COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Zebulon Murphy died April 27, 1894. He was born May 31, 1841. He was married to Edith Adeline Hickman Murphy. He served with Company B, 48th Voorhies' Tennessee Infantry during the Civil War. Burial was at White Church Cemetery in Boone County, Arkansas.

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MURRAH, Elizabeth
PRESCOTT, ARKANSAS: Elizabeth Murrah, 90, passed away March 2, 2005. She was born May 31, 1914 to the late Tom S. Garrett and Laura Elizabeth Fielding Garrett. She attended Bluff Springs Baptist Church, where she served as a Sunday School teacher. She was a charter member of the Pat Clayborne Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She is survived by a son, Buddy Murrah of Prescott; three daughters, Mary Johnson of Prescott, Ann Flatte of Hot Springs, and Marcia Schultz of Pine Bluff; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alton Ray Murrah. Services were held at Harmony United Methodist Church. Burial was at Harmony Cemetery under the direction of Brazzel Cornish Funeral Home.

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MURRAY, Albert
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Albert A. Murray, 72, died May 5, 1980. He was born February 26, 1908 in Stroud, OK to Asia and Sarah Utsler Murray. He was a retired lab technician, and was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Jimmy Hyde and Pauline Brosman; a sister, Mrs. Ona Pruitt; a brother, Elgin; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Burial was at Bluff Cemetery under the direction of Sisco Chapel.

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MURRAY, Ava M.
POCAHONTAS, ARKANSAS: Ava Melveda Allison Murray, 68, died June 4, 2007. She was born November 16, 1938 to the late John Ora Allison and Bessie Evelyn Davis. Survivors include a son, Jimmy Wayne Murray; three daughters, Karen Stewart, Kim Dodd, and Sherry Haynes, all of Pocahontas; three brothers, Bill Allison of Pocahontas, Wayne Allison of Cushin, OK, and Ray Allison of Agra, OK; two sisters, Joye Obarts of Pocahontas and Iva Mae Witcher of Paragould; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Hubert Allison; and two sisters, Geneva Looney and Beatrice Odom. Interment was at Charter Oak Cemetery under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

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MURRAY, Lee Rodger
MARVELL, ARKANSAS: Lee Rodger "Lil' Joe" Murray died August 25, 2009. He was born April 12, 1955 to Freddie Lee Murray and the late George Davis. He was a farmer. He is survived by his mother; four sisters, Gloria Williams, Dianne Murray, Vera Williams and Irene Stewart; two brothers, Larry Murray and Willie Murray; two aunts; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father; and a sister, Essie Murray. Arrangements were handled by Kincaid Funeral Services.

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MURRAY, Morine
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Morine Murray, 88, died July 8, 2005. She was born July 22, 1916 to Earl Elwood and Ella Jessie Bradley Mitchell. She retired from Levi Strauss, and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she was a choir member. She is survived by a sister, Jessie Lee Luper of Fayetteville; and several nieces and nephews. Burial was at Wesley Cemetery under the direction of Moore's Chapel Funeral Home.

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MURRY, Raymond L., Sr.
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Raymond Leon Murry, Sr., 66, died December 13, 2009 at John R. Williamson Hospice House. He was born September 13, 1943 in El Dorado to Elton Leon Murry and Rosa Louise Joyner Murry. He was a truck driver for Lion Oil Co., and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. He was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his children, Raymond L. Murry, Jr. of Smackover, Stephen Fulk of El Dorado, Michael Fulk of Heber Springs, Clinton Fulk of San Diego, and Laura Jack of Pueblo, CO; five sisters, Julie Murray and Tina Fincher, both of El Dorado, Martha Louise Whittlesey of Hot Springs, and Barbara McWilliams and Suellen Ritchie, both of Denver; three brothers, Richard Allen Murry, Sr. of Camden, Benny Carol Murry, Sr. of El Dorado, and Mark Anthony Murry of Oklahoma; 15 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Interment was at Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Young's Funeral Directors.

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MUSE, Glen A.
TRUMANN, ARKANSAS: Glen A. Muse, 84, died November 20, 2009. He was born August 11, 1925. He was a retired car salesman, and attended the First Christian Church. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Imogene Cunningham Muse; a daughter, Pam Muse McMasters and husband Melvin of Springdale; a son, Gaylon Muse and wife Kim of Trumann; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers; four sisters; and his parents, George Allen and Hepsey Lou Cox Muse. Burial was at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Jonesboro under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home.

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MUSGROVE, Norma Della
LOGAN COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Norma Della Musgrove died July 28, 1919. She was born July 8, 1899 to Thomas and Tempie Musgrove. Burial was at Taylor Cemetery near Tate, AR.

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MUSICK, Woodrow D.
JOINER, ARKANSAS: Woodrow D. Musick, 66, died November 10, 1979. He was born March 5, 1913. Interment was at Louise Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Ripley Funeral Home.

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MUSSELMAN, Howard R.
PEA RIDGE, ARKANSAS: Howard Roy Musselman, 77, died November 22, 1973. He was born October 12, 1896 to Samuel Oliver and Annie Gensler Musselman. He was a veteran of World War I. He was survived by two brothers, Raymond Musselman and Ronald Musselman; and two sisters, Florence Cordner and Mary Woodard. Interment was at the National Cemetery in Fayetteville, AR under the direction of Watson Mortuary.

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MUZIO, Charles R.
CHEROKEE VILLAGE, ARKANSAS: Charles Richard Muzio, 69, died February 4, 2001. He was born May 24, 1931 to Charles and Anna Stunyo Muzio. He was a supervisor for the Indiana Public Service Utility Company. He was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn; a son, John Charles Muzio; and a daughter, Marjorie Kmetz. Interment was at Bronaugh Cemetery in Hardy, AR with Rev. Floyd Rikard presiding.

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MYATT, Laveda
JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Laveda Puckett Myatt, 67, died April 7, 2007. She retired from Riceland Foods, and attended the Bono Church of Christ. She is survived by a daughter, Kandi Myatt of Jonesboro; two grandchildren; two brothers, Douglas Puckett of Bono, and Donald Puckett of Cullman, AL; three sisters, Lonita Tate of Bono, Gail Terry of West Memphis, and Roberta Ware of Houston, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Lillie Puckett; a brother, Boe Puckett; and a sister, Norma Wilson. Burial was at Trinity Cemetery with Pat James officiating. Arrangements were handled by Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home.

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MYERS, Vernita J.
PERRYVILLE, ARKANSAS: Vernita Jean Myers, age 2, drowned on June 15, 1956. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vern L. Myers, Jr. Other survivors include three brothers, David, Roger and Danny Myers; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Myers, and Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Doughty. Services were held at the Perryville Methodist Church with Rev. Jimmy Hickman officiating. Interment was at the Perryville Cemetery with arrangements by Reid Funeral Home.

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MYHRE, James A.
ALICIA, ARKANSAS: James A. Myhre, 79, died on November 24, 2004. He was born May 24, 1925 to James and Effie Wayne Myhre. He was a reitred welder and a WWII Air Force veteran. He attended the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall in Walnut Ridge. Survivors include his wife, Velda Smith Myhre, whom he married Nov. 18, 1993; a son, Rick Myhre, California; a daughter, Kathy Cobble, Hoxie; three sisters, Beth Herman and Doris Kow, both of Spokane, Wash., and Barbara Koch, Mead, Wash.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Annabel McClatchey Myhre; and two sisters. Interment was at Minturn Cemetery with Morris Phillips officiating. The funeral arrangements were handled by Higginbotham Funeral Service.

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MYNATT, Cuba Edwards
CAVE CITY, ARKANSAS: Cuba Edwards Mynatt, 80, passed away on December 8, 2004. She was born April 23, 1924 to Lorenzo Dow Edwards and Mary Lula Elizabeth Murphree Edwards. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Brown of Cave City and Rhonda Jeffery of Melbourne; a sister, Ora Floyd of Batesville; 9 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Mynatt; her parents; a brother, Tollie Edwards; an infant brother; an infant sister; and her other sisters, Bertie Pittman and Virgie Love. Burial was at Reeves Cemetery in Guion with arrangements by Roller-Crouch Funeral Home.

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MYRAH, Agnes Lee
HUNTSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Agnes Lee Myrah, 94, died February 6, 2006. She was born May 27, 1911 to Burl Thomas and Rosa Lee Ballard Ingram. She was a former school teacher and a graduate of Arkansas Tech University. She attended the First Baptist Church of Huntsville. She was a member and past president of the Huntsville Extension Homemakers Club. Interment was at the Huntsville Cemetery with Rev. Leslie Elam officiating. Arrangements were handled by Brashears Funeral Home of Huntsville, AR.

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MYRICK, Ralph K.
SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Ralph K. Myrick, 84, died December 7, 1998. He was born April 20, 1914. He owned Mistletoe Express Shipping for 20 years, and was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by a stepdaughter, Ruth Jackson of Siloam Springs; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Myrick. Interment was at the Leach Cemetery in Leach, OK under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR.

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NACOL, Martha
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Martha Nacol, 51, died May 28, 2005. She was born October 21, 1953 to George and Teresa Camet Nacol. Survivors include a son, Demian Nacol of Fayetteville; two brothers, John Nacol and Mark Nacol, both of Santa Cruz, CA; and three sisters, Catherine St. Marie of Baton Rouge, Bernadette Denny of Baton Rouge, and Christina Whitney of Seattle. A memorial service was held at at Beard's Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville. Cremation arrangements were handled by Beard's Crematory.

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NAGAKURA, Jun
CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Jun Nagakura, 88, died April 6, 2006. He was a machinist. He was a native of Honolulu, Hawaii, and was the son of the late Elizo and Kiku Yamada Nagakura. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Thomas Larsen of Ozark; and a granddaughter. Local arrangements were handled by Hardwicke Funeral Home.

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NAIL, Agnes G.
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Agnes Gertrude Nail, 82, died on December 24, 1996. She was born on October 15, 1914 to William and Lina Nail. She is survived by one sister, Hazel Locklin, 6 nieces; and 3 nephews. She was preceded in death by 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Interment was at Goad Springs Cemetery with arrangements by Rollins Funeral Home.

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NALLEY, James
De QUEEN, ARKANSAS: James Nalley died December 6, 1926. He was born April 14, 1845. He was a Civil War veteran. Burial was at Redmen Cemetery.

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NALLS, Briant G.
CALHOUN COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Briant George Nalls died July 28, 1884. He served with Wright's Regiment of the Arkansas Cavalry during the Civil War. Burial was at Furr Cemetery.

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NANSON, Geneva Kirk
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Geneva R. Kirk Nanson, 65, died June 5, 2007. She was born January 26, 1942 to Pierce and Nina Robinson Kirk. She worked for CTS, and was a member of the Rogers VFW Auxiliary. Survivors include her children, Steven W. Jennings of Cassville, MO and Sherry Anderson of Rogers; a sister, Nancy Merrill of Rogers; her brothers, Noah Kirk of California, Morgan Kirk of Florida, and Arch Kirk of Kansas; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Nanson. Interment was at Rambo Cemetery with arrangements by Benton County Funeral Home of Rogers, AR.

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NAPIER, Helen Jetton
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: Helen Jetton Napier, 46, died May 16, 1966. She was born July 17, 1919 to Sidney and Hattie McCracken Jetton. She is survived by her husband, Orval Napier; two sons, Dennis Napier and Bobby Napier; two daughters, Barbara Bright and Marilyn Napier; four brothers, Oscar Jetton, Jack Jetton, J.W. Jetton and Bill Jetton; four sisters, Pearl Howell, Mattie Coots, Bondola Lacy and Laverne Sargent; and one grandchild. Services were held at the First Methodist Church of Prairie Grove. Burial was at Prairie Grove Cemetery with arrangements by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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NAPIER, Sammy E.
CANE HILL, ARKANSAS: Sammy Ernest Napier, 67, died October 1, 2007. He was born March 7, 1940 to Samuel McGar and Iris Mae Roush Napier. He attended Mt. Pleasant Holiness Church in Morrow. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Tonia and Ronnie Rhodes of Stilwell, OK; three stepdaughters, Linda Gill and husband, Doug and Patty Cunningham and husband Michael, all of Morrow, and Barbara Fritch of Siloam Springs, AR; a sister, Annis Carter of Morrow; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice Napier; a brother, Allen Napier; a sister, Nora Sipes; his parents; and a grandson, Ronnie Allen Rhodes. Burial was at Antioch Cemetery near Morrow, AR under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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NARBUTOWITCH, Anna R.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Anna Ruth Narbutowitch, 79, died June 27, 2007. She was born December 3, 1927 to the late Joe Huggins and Mamie Thelma Hutto. Survivors include her daughters, Carol Monk and husband Mike of North Little Rock, and Kathy Dillon and husband Danny of Sherwood; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joesph L. Narbutowitch, Sr.; and a son, Joesph "Joey" L. Narbutowitch, Jr. Services were held at the chapel of Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral Home in North Little Rock. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Little Rock, AR.

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NASH, Carl
WHEATLEY, ARKANSAS: Carl Nash II, 39, died in a plane crash in Frederick, OK, on January 18, 2005. He was born June 15, 1965 to Larry and Judy Grimmer Nash. He was a Methodist. He was a farmer and owner of Triple NAG Service in Wheatley, a member of the Arkansas Agricultural Aviation Association, the National Agricultural Aviation Association, the Aircraft Owner and Pilot Association and the Vogel Hunting Club. He had flown for 21 years. He was first captain of the Wheatley Fire Department. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Carl D. Nash and Robert Lyndsey Grimmer. Survivors include his wife, Karen Henard Nash, of Wheatley; two daughters, Brittany Michelle Nash and Jordan Lyndsey Nash of Wheatley; his parents, Mayor Larry Nash and Judy Grimmer Nash of Wheatley; two brothers, Robert Tyrone Nash and his wife, Sonia, of Wheatley and Michael Lorne Nash of Jonesboro; and grandmothers, Roselee Nash and Margaret Grimmer of Wheatley. He was the nephew of Bobbie and John Glover of DeWitt. Services were held at the Wheatley United Methodist Church with Rev. Judy Clark and Larry Pasley officiating. Burial was at Johnston Cemetery in Wheatley with arrangements by Bob Neal and Sons Funeral Home of Brinkley, AR.

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NASH, Daniel F.
TRASKWOOD, ARKANSAS: Daniel Franklin Nash, 69, died in an automobile accident on February 7, 2006. He worked for Bale Chevrolet, and was also the owner of Danny Nash's Automobile Garage until his retirement. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and was of the Assembly of God faith. Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Mary Ann Hoy Nash; a daughter, Tammy Ann Bateman of Maumelle; two sons, Randy Nash of Lonsdale and Robert Nash of Haskell; two sisters, Jane Passmore of Lakeland, Fla., and Margie Hixon of Alexander; a brother, Leonard C. Nash of Lakeland, Fla.; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and by a sister, Ann York. Memorial donations may be made to the Arkansas Diabetic Foundation. Interment was at Helen Crigger Cemetery in Munford, TN.

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NATION, Hiram A.
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Hiram Alexander Nation died September 16, 1887. He was born August 31, 1844. He was a Civil War veteran, and served with Company K, Crofferd's Regiment. Interment was at Elmwood Cemetery.

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NATION, Melvin W., Jr.
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Melvin Whitfield Nation, Jr, 58, died June 22, 2007. He was born October 14, 1948 to the late Melvin A. Nation, Sr. and Freeda Hazel Mobley Nation. He attended the Morrilton Downtown Church of Christ. Survivors include an uncle, Isaac Mobley of Fort Smith; an aunt, Ada Goines of Adamsville, TN; and several cousins. Interment was at Lamar Cemetery in Lamar, AR with Randy Rankin officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton, AR.

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NAVRA, Morris
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Morris Navra died June 13, 1883. He was born June 24, 1823. He was a Civil War veteran, and was buried at a Jewish cemetery in Pulaski County.

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NEAL, Bettie Moyer
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Bettie Moyer Neal, 95, died June 1, 2002. She was born March 6, 1907 to the late Jiles Moyer and Tennessee Smith Moyer. She attended Amos Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, where she served as secretary of the mother's board. She was a member of Adah Chapter 424 of the Order of the Eastern Star, secretary of the AFL-CIO Auxiliary Club, and second vice-president of the Blue Ribbon Club. She was the last living member of the Riverside Community Floral Club. She is survived by two daughters, Bertha Neal Harrison of Washington and Allene Alice Robinson of Cleveland; an adopted daughter and granddaughter, Cynthia Bettye Jackson; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Davis Neal; two sons, Willie Aubrey Neal and Anthony Neal; a daughter, Elizabeth Wair; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at Amos Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Willis officiating. Burial was at P.K. Miller Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by P.K. Miller Mortuary.

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NEAL, Betty Lou
FARMINGTON, ARKANSAS: Betty Lou Neal, 39, died January 23, 1966. She was born August 10, 1926 to Elmer and Eula Mae Morrison Carney. She was survived by her husband, Wayne Neal; three sons, Glen Neal, Terry Neal, and Bobby Neal; and a sister, Mary Dean Brown. Services were held at Little Elm Baptist Church. Burial was at the Farmington Cemetery under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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NEAL, Elnora K.
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Elnora K. Neal died November 22, 1950, and was born July 4, 1907. Interment was at Mount Rena Cemetery.

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NEATHERY, Glyn
GURDON, ARKANSAS: Glyn Neathery, 73, died November 25, 2007. He was a brakeman and conductor for the Union Pacific Railroad, and was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the 82nd Airborne Division. He attended Beech Street Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Judy Clark Neathery; his sons, Doug (Laura) Neathery of Texarkana, TX, and Bret Neathery of Gurdon; a daughter, Robyn (Rob) McDowell of Gurdon; 3 grandchildren; and two sisters, Joyce Bradshaw and Delores Frjelich, both of Hot Springs. Services were held at Beech Street Baptist Church. Interment was at South Fork Cemetery under the direction of Horne Funeral Home.

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NEEDHAM, Freddie Lee
JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Freddie Lee Needham, 68, died November 8, 2007. He was born May 31, 1939 to the late Homer Eugene and Edna Mae Shaw Needham. He was a retired truck driver, and was a Baptist. He is survived by his wife, Lillie Harrison Needham; three sons, Larry Needham of Trumann, and Gary Needham and Michael Needham, both of Jonesboro; three daughters, Pam Denison of Jonesboro; Lisa Dever of Buffalo, MO, and Tammy Tabor of Wright City, MO; three sisters, Geraldine Adams of Ash Flat, and Linda Burns and Janice Harris, both of Jonesboro; a brother, Buddy Muntz of Ash Flat; 13 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Mount Pisgah Cemetery in Jonesboro with Bro. Leland Wardlow officiating. Arrangements were handled by Thompson Funeral Home.

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NEEDLE, Anita
BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS: Anita Needle, 73, died November 23, 2005. She was born September 19, 1932 to Frank and Betty Sullivan. She was a homemaker. She is survived by a daughter, Georgia Dillon of Smithville, AR; 3 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and by her husband, George Needle. Services were held at the chapel of Willis-Hays Funeral Home with John High officiating.

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NEHUS, Ocie
PARIS, ARKANSAS: Ocie Kimberling Nehus, 90, died December 21, 2005. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Survivors include four sons, James L. Nehus of Paris, Billy M. Nehus of Paris, Daniel C. Nehus of Little Rock, and Thomas R. Nehus of Paris; three brothers, Austin Kimberling and Bill Kimberling, both of Fort Smith, and Charles Kimberling of Tulsa, OK; 17 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Mami Lorena Smith Kimberling; and by her husband, Bill Nehus. A funeral Mass was held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery with arrangements handled by Roller Funeral Home.

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NEILL, John
GOSHEN, ARKANSAS: John Neill died on October 29, 1904. He was a Freemason, a Christian, and a respected member of the community. Services were held with Rev. Armstrong of the M.E. Church officiating. He was buried at Goshen, AR on October 31, 1904.

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NELSON, Arreta Quick
SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Arreta Quick Nelson, 101, died November 7, 2004. She was born May 11, 1903 to Aaron and Sarah Dickerson Quick. She worked as a retail clerk, and attended the Paris Assembly of God Church. Survivors include a son, Lonnie Nelson and wife Sue of Siloam Springs, AR; two grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was the widow of Oather Quick, and was also preceded in death by a grandson. Graveside services were held at Oakwood Cemetery in Paris with Rev. Lonnie Nelson officiating. Arrangements were handled by Wasson Funeral Home.

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NELSON, Bernice Maydelle
MENA, ARKANSAS: Bernice Maydelle Johnson Nelson, 94, died October 22, 2001. She was born December 27, 1906 to the late U.S. Johnson and Mary Laeula Ketchum Johnson. Survivors include two daughters, Helen Arlene Mason of Mena and Mary Lillian Webb of Argyle, TX; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ned Elliot Nelson; twin sons; a daughter, Betty Jean Hubbell; 6 brothers, Robert Johnson, Howard Johnson, Reuben Johnson, Travis Johnson, Archie Lee Johnson, and Gordon Johnson; and 6 sisters, Maudie Lewis, Hattie Schobey, Ruby Johnson, Annie Edgerton, Ollie Rawlinson, and Hallie Aasay. Burial was at Nicholson Cemetery under the direction of Ralph Robinson And Son Funeral Directors.

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NELSON, Dena Mae
WALNUT RIDGE, ARKANSAS: Dena Mae Nelson, 62, died March 20, 2007. She worked as a housekeeping supervisor at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center. She attended the Faith of the Apostle Church in Walnut Ridge. She is survived by her husband, Earl Nelson; two daughters, Tammy Weaver of Bono, and Ladawn Balentine of Smithville; three sons, Jimmy Nelson of Mountain View, Randy Nelson of Paragould, and Mike Nelson of Walnut Ridge; three sisters, Sharon Cassaro, Penny Ward and Shirley Soltow, all of Rockford, IL; four brothers, Harry Glasgow, John Glasgow and David Glasgow, all of Rockford, and Joe Glasgow of Harrisburg; 18 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Loretta Smith; her parents; and a sister, Bonnie Jean Glasgow. Services were held at the Faith of the Apostle Church in Walnut Ridge with David Morse officiating. Burial was at Lorado Cemetery with arrangements by House-Gregg Funeral Home.

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NELSON, Lenard, Sr.
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Lenard Nelson, Sr., 80, died January 7, 2002. He was born January 6, 1922 to the late James Nelson and Fannie Brooks Nelson. He was a retired farmer, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He served as treasurer of the Jefferson County Recreation Association, and was on the board of the Farmer Supply Association. He was a member of the Southeast Arkansas Vegetable Growers' Association, past president of the Greater St. Marion District Singing Convention, and served for nearly 30 years on the Ladd Water Association Board. He was a member of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, and was a Mason. Survivors include his wife, Ressie Lee Robinson Nelson; five sons, Eddie Nelson of Kansas City, MO, Eric Nelson of Sedalia, MO, Lenard Nelson, Jr. and Freddie Nelson, both of Flint, MI, and Rickey Nelson of Pine Bluff; five daughters, Dorothy Nelson and Jean Nelson, both of Flint, MI, Gloria Nelson of Lee's Summitt, MO, Gladys Dickinson of Pine Bluff, and Felicia Nelson of Lansing, MI; six brothers, Freddie Nelson of Sherrill, Lewellyn Nelson and Earleen Nelson, both of Youngstown, OH, and Griffin Nelson, David Nelson and Robert Nelson, all of Pine Bluff; a sister, Priscilla Edmond of Pine Bluff; 18 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Albert Nelson; and a brother, Willie Nelson. Services were held at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Mount Lebanon Cemetery with arrangements by Henson Mortuary.

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NELSON, Willie
FULTON, ARKANSAS: Willie Nelson died February 22, 1916. He was born January 27, 1895 to John and Nannie Nelson. Burial was at Whitehill Cemetery.

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NESBITT, Bernice Fair
MARIANNA, ARKANSAS: Bernice Fair Nesbitt, 93, died October 1, 2009. She was born September 3, 1916 to the late Henry Alvin Fair and Dessie Leona Barber Fair. She attended Aubrey Missionary Baptist Church, and taught Bible classes for 50 years. She is survived by a daughter, Greta Nesbitt Brooks of Mobile, AL; two sisters, Juanita Allen of Jackson, MS, and Wanda Kalb of Oak Ridge, TN; and a brother, Hollis Fair of Heber Springs, AR. She was preceded in death by her parents; and by her husband, Oather Jackson Nesbitt. Services were held at Aubrey Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Park in West Helena, AR by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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NETTROUR, Rev. Alberta L.
CENTERTON, ARKANSAS: Reverend Alberta L. Nettrour, 89 died January 26, 2005. She was born May 16, 1915 to Anna Lewis Nettrour. She was a retired Pentecostal minister, known as "The Preacher Lady" during her nearly 30 years of jail ministry. She was active in children's ministry, founding and pastoring several churches, singing, ministering in nursing homes, mentoring ministers and giving music lessons. She is survived by Louise Thomason, her partner in the ministry for the past 32 years. Services were held at the Chapel of Nelson-Berna Funeral Home in Fayetteville, AR with Rev. Charles Cole officiating. Burial was at the Rogers City Cemetery in Rogers, AR.

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NEUMEIER, Irene
PARIS, ARKANSAS: Irene Neumeier, 99, died March 12, 2006. She was a homemaker. She attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paris. Survivors include three daughters, Molly Forst of Magazine, Linda Johnson of Beresford, SD, and Marilyn Weatherton of Beresford, SD; two sisters, Edith King of Russellville and Barbara Fitzgerald of Oregon; a brother, Bill Miller of Oregon; 55 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo T. Neumeier; and by her parents, William Joseph and Molly Schmidt Miller. A funeral Mass was held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Joseph Cemetery with arrangements by Roller Funeral Home.

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NEWGER, Erich G.
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: Erich Gottfried Newger, 78, died December 23, 2004. He was born September 10, 1926 in Germany to Carl Newger and Marie Lipeski. He was a truck driver. He is survived by his wife, Donita Newger; three sons, Martin Newger and wife Veronica, Don Newger and wife Alice, and Ken Newger and wife Tammy; a daughter, Nancy Newger; a sister, Frieda Gardes; and 6 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Luginbuel Funeral Home of Prairie Grove, AR.

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NEWHOUSE, Toya
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Toya V. Newhouse, 91, died January 6, 2007. She was born in Canada on September 25, 1915. She was a nurse. Survivors include a son, Robert Newhouse of California; 2 great-granddaughters; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Benton County Funeral Home.

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NEWLAND, David A.
PERRYVILLE, ARKANSAS: David Aaron Newland, 47, died March 23, 2007. He was born March 31, 1959 to the late Sedley J. Newland. He was employed by Virco Manufacturing, and was a Baptist. He is survived by his wife, Kay Newland; a son, Chris Davis of Scotland; a daughter, Pamela Smiley of Bigelow; his mother and stepfather, Pat Collier Newland Bowdler and Dan Bowdler of Perryville; three sisters, Katie Finkbeiner, Patricia Brazil and husband Robert, and Janie Elliott and husband Bobby; and a granddaughter. He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Wayne Newland. Services were held at Perryville First Baptist Church with Dr. Mike Stanley and Rev. Gordon Morgan officiating. Burial was at Thornburg Cemetery under the direction of Harris Funeral Home.

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NEWMAN, Chlois Cummings
PRESCOTT, ARKANSAS: Chlois Cummings Newman, 93, died May 19, 2007. She was born November 4, 1913 to Genie and Sally Cummings. She was a graduate of Draughn Business College, and worked as a secretary for the former Arkansas senator, J. William Fulbright. She retired after over 40 years of civil service. She attended Liberty Church of the Nazarene in Prescott, and was a member of the National Association of Federal Employees, and the Prescott Garden Club. Survivors include a brother, Hoyt Eugene Cummings of Prescott; a sister, Grady Faye "Greta" Davis McCaskill of Prescott; two nieces, Nancy Stockton and Debbie Brannan, both of Prescott; three nephews, Jeff Davis of Camden, Brooks Cummings, Jr. of Palm Beach, CA, and Pat Cummings of Cambodia; a great-niece; and four great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Woodrow Newman; two brothers, Brooks Cummings and Hambric Cummings; and a niece, Christi Cummings. Burial was at Liberty Cemetery near Prescott under the direction of Brazzel-Cornish Funeral Home.

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NEWMAN, Marvel
ASHDOWN, ARKANSAS: Marvel Lucille Newman, 74, died August 16, 2002 at a local hospital. She was born June 20, 1928 in Richmond, AR. She was a retired seamstress at Spotlight Corp., and was a member of the Pentecostal Church of God. She is survived by three daughters, Charlene Gaunitz of Texarkana, Shelby Snead of Ashdown, and Nellie Jo Corn of Shreveport, LA; two sons, Herbert Newman Jr. of Ashdown, and William Stone of Fort Worth, TX; a brother, Eddie Carlstead of Ashdown; three sisters, Ann Booth of Ashdown, Linda Allen of Washington, AR, and Rose Collins of San Antonio; 16 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. Services were held at the Ashdown Pentecostal Church of God. Interment was at Richmond Cemetery by Texarkana Funeral Home.

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NEWTON, Hamilton
COLUMBIA COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Hamilton Newton died October 14, 1910, and was born October 15, 1906 to J.P. and Laura Newton. Interment was at Antioch East Cemetery.

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NEWTON, Isaac
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Isaac A. "Buster" Newton, 79, died September 3, 2000. He was a retired automotive parts salesman. He was also a World War II veteran and a 32nd degree Mason. He attended Windsor Park Baptist Church. Among the survivors are his wife, Frankie; two daughters, Cynthia Theresa Jordan of Greenwood, AR, and Deborah Lynn Griffith of Greenwood; two stepdaughters, Joyce Epperson of Rogers, and Joni Carmack of Little Rock; two sons, Albert Lee Newton and Gary Isaac Newton, both of Fort Smith; a sister, Grace Maners of Van Buren; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Services were held at the chapel of Edwards Funeral Home. Interment was at Sehorn Cemetery in Waldron, AR.

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NEWTON, James
UNION COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Captain James Newton was born on May 18, 1838. He fought in the Civil War, and died of war wounds in June of 1862. He is buried at Curtis Grove Cemetery.

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NGUYEN, Phai Thi
BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS: Phai Thi Nguyen, 72, died April 16, 2007. She was born July 14, 1934 in Vietnam. She was a member of the Bat Nha Temple in Bauxite, AR. She is survived by five sons; four daughters-in-law; a brother-in-law; 6 grandchildren; 6 nieces; 2 nephews; 9 grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and a great grand-nephew. Funeral arrangements were handled by Griffin Leggett Funeral Home.

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NICCUM, Bobby Joe
FARMINGTON, ARKANSAS: Bobby Joe Niccum, 60, died March 4, 1994. He was born July 30, 1933 to Jesse Abraham and Alta Mae Anglin Niccum. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, and was in the Navy Seabees Reserve. He attended the Full Gospel Holiness Mission in Fayetteville. He is survived by his wife, Glenda Lee Nease Niccum; two sons, Joe Bob Niccum and Curtis B. Niccum; five brothers, Gene Niccum, Jack Niccum, Dale Niccum, Kenneth Niccum, and Jimmy Niccum; his mother; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Farmington Cemetery.

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NICHOALDS, Berniece
LONOKE, ARKANSAS: Berniece Nichoalds, 87, died August 19, 2006. She was a retired seamstress for the Tuff Nut Garment Factory, and attended Sherwood Baptist Church. Survivors include her sons, George of Clayton, N.C., David of Lonoke, and Ronald Nichoalds of North Little Rock; a daughter, Rebecca Sanders of Midlothian, Texas; a sister, Hazel Smith of Mena; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Graveside services were held at Pinecrest Memorial Park.

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NICHOLS, Alvin
FALLSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Alvin Nichols died January 4, 1922. He was born September 19, 1899. He was killed along with his wife, Mary Nichols, in a tornado. Burial was at Cassville Cemetery.

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NICHOLS, Thurman L.
PINDALL, ARKANSAS: Thurman L. Nichols, 91, died October 14, 2008. He was born January 16, 1917 to Oscar Jackson and Samantha Jane Smith Nichols. Prior to his retirement, he had worked on cross country pipelines. He attended the First Pentecostal Church of Pindall, and enjoyed visiting with his friends at the IGA Coffee shop in Western Grove. He is survived by several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Willie Gray Nichols; and his parents. Burial was at Chinquapin Cemetery in Pindall under the direction of Coffman Funeral Home.

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NIDA, Judy
ELKINS, ARKANSAS: Judy Ann Nida, 52, died January 2, 2002 at Washington Regional Medical Center. She was born July 14, 1949 in Prairie Grove, AR to Elmer Eugene and Frances Louise Glenn Arney. She is survived by her husband, Bob Nida; a daughter, Valerie Thurber of Springdale; a son, Robert Nida of Bentonville; her mother, of Bentonville; a brother, Ronald Arney of Rogers; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father; and a brother, David Arney. Services were held at Harris Baptist Church. Burial was at Walnut Grove Cemetery under the direction of Beard's Funeral Chapel.

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NIEDZWIEDZ, Frank A., Sr.
MARCHE, ARKANSAS: Frank A. Niedzwiedz, Sr., 87, died February 4, 2007. He was born November 12, 1919 to Ignatious and Anna Niedzwiedz. He was a retired maintenance supervisor at Fort Roots, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He attended Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, and was active with the Immaculate Heart of Mary Men's Club and the Rosary Sodality. He enjoyed playing cards and gardening. He was survived by his wife of 60 years, Rosie Niedzwiedz; three sons, Frank and his wife Teddi of Memphis, TN, Thomas and Cheryl; and Leon and Suzanne, all of Marche; 8 grandchildren; and a many nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Agnes Dumond and Martha Seredynski. Services were held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Burial was at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery with arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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NIPPER, William A.
BEEBE, ARKANSAS: William Arvil "Ted" Nipper, 89, died August 19, 2004. He was a World War II veteran and a Methodist. He was an educator and operated a small family farm. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Alice Anderson Nipper of Beebe; daughter Sharon Lynch of Beebe; and son Will Nipper of Conway; five grandchildren; a great-granddaughter. Services were She was a member of the Mabelvale Church of Christ.held at Westbrook Funeral Home with interment at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.

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NIPPS, Hazel
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Hazel M. Nipps, 79, died May 12, 2007. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Garland Nipps; a daughter, Cindy Wilkerson (Larry) of Benton, six brothers; Vollie Watson (Sue) of Vilonia, Byron Watson, Jr. (Alzora) of Springfield, MO, Wayne Watson (Annette) of Vilonia, Dennis Watson (Pat) of Shreveport, LA, Eugene Watson of Springdale, and Dwight Watson of Conway; four sisters, Jewel Johnson of Shreveport, LA, Maxine Ulmer of Clinton, AR, Virginia Cash (Walter) of Crossville, AL, and Pauline Stevenson, of Springdale; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by by her parents, Byron A. Watson, Sr. and Lillie May Price Watson; and a brother, Everett Watson. Burial was at Mulberry Cemetery under the direction of Roller-England Funeral Home.

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NISBETT, Frankie
JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Frankie Nisbett, 86, died January 7, 2003. She was a retired registered medical technician, and worked for many years for the Veterans Administration. She was of the Methodist faith. There are no immediate survivors. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Frank Nisbett and Ora Echols Nisbett. Interment was at Pine Log Cemetery with arrangements handled by Emerson Funeral Home.

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NIVENS, Herbert H.
CAVE SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Herbert H. Nivens, 90, died March 13, 2007. He was born October 22, 1916 to Walter and Willie Sharp Nivens. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include a daughter, Phyllis Cousins and husband Jimmy of Cave Springs; a sister, Vernice Myers of Ephrata, WA; 3 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Opal Hatfield Nivens; three brothers; and two sisters. Graveside services with military honors were held at Cave Springs Cemetery with Pastor Marvin Loyd officiating. Arrangements were handled by Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home.

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NIX, Myrtie Lee
MALVERN, ARKANSAS: Myrtie Lee Nix, 97, died December 18, 2007. She was born August 15, 1910 to John J. and Hattie Killmer Clifton. She was a former member of the Pleasant Hill Home Demonstration Club, and attended Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church for over sixty years. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Sanford and Debbie Nix of Malvern; a daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and Joe Pruett of Gainesville, TX; her grandsons, Jerry Pruett of Denton, TX, David Pruett of Gainesville, TX, and Alan Nix of Malvern; s sister and brother-in-law, Ruby and Herman Ethridge, a sister-in-law, Ruth Clifton, all of Malvern; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmo Sanford Nix; her parents; brothers, Dewey, Jewell and wife Opal, Earnest and Loy Clifton; and sisters, Lorene and husband Preston Gray, and Opal and husband Monique Davis. Services were held at the chapel of Regency Funeral Home, followed by interment at Round Hill Cemetery.

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NIX, Telmon
MOUNT VERNON, ARKANSAS: Telmon Boyd Nix, 97, died March 3, 2011. He was born September 3, 1913 in Mount Vernon, AR to William Alford and Lue Ella Bailey Nix. He was a farmer. He is survived by three daughters, Pearl Joyce Washington of Ontario, CA, Lou Ann Cummings of Kokomo, IN, and Alicesteen Peevy (Orelious) of Diamond Bar, CA; five sons, Woodrow Nix (Billie Jean) of Austin, TX, Earl Ray Nix (Ina Gean) and Elwood Nix (Bettie), all of Little Rock, and Telmon Alford Nix (Brenda) and Harvey Lee Nix (Claudia), all of Kokomo, IN; 41 grandchildren; 75 great-grandchildren; 73 great-great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-great grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Versie Rena Nix; two sons; and two daughters. Services were held at Zion Grove Baptist Church in Twin Groves. Burial was at Mount Olive Cemetery in Mount Vernon under the direction of Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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NIXON, Cleda
PIGGOTT, ARKANSAS: Cleda Nixon, 83, died July 14, 2001. She was born September 11, 1917 to the late Tom and Nettie Shannon Dowdy. Survivors include two sisters, Agnes Bell of Rector and Eula Neeley of Piggott; one brother, Charles (Pete) Dowdy of Rector; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Andrew Nixon; her daughter, Janice Nixon Crossfield; a great-grandson; four sisters; and three brothers. Burial was at Mitchell Cemetery near Greenway with arrangements by Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home.

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NIXON, Everett P.
RECTOR, ARKANSAS: Everett P. Nixon, 90, died October 3, 2007. He was a veteran of World War II, and was a Baptist. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Tim and Donna Nixon, and James and Elaine Nixon, all of Piggott; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Gary Meadows of Ward, 2 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and his Pomeranian, Misty. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Walter and Minnie Lou Landrum Nixon; two brothers, Floyd and Roy Nixon; and a sister, Zell Parrish Nixon. Interment was at Mitchell Cemetery with arrangements by Irby Funeral Home of Piggott, AR.

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NOBLE, Dollie
WINSLOW, ARKANSAS: Dollie J. Noble, 83, died November 3, 2005 in Fayetteville. She was of the Pentecostal faith. She is survived by a son, Joe Noble of Cedarville; two daughters, Johnnie Ingram of West Fork, and Lawanda Dunn of Clifton, AZ; a brother, Spencer Blake of Canyon, TX; 8 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Noble; and a grandson, Terry Lee Haddock. Services were held at New Life Pentecostal Church in Van Buren. Interment was at Blackburn Cemetery by Ocker Funeral Home.

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NOE, Michael W.
MAUMELLE, ARKANSAS: Michael W. Noe, 59, died May 18, 2009. He was born September 16, 1949 to the late Marie Alder Noe and Marcus Noe. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He enjoyed fishing, playing guitar, and poker. He is survived by his wife, Dianna Mahan Noe; a son, John Noe of Sarasota, FL; a daughter, Cathey Noe of Maumelle; a grandson; his father; two sisters, Linda Trueblood of Houston, TX, and Debbie Locklin and husband Garth of Benton; and a nephew, Sean Beard of Little Rock. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Maumelle. Interment was at the Arkansas State Veterans' Cemetery in North Little Rock by Roller-Chenal Funeral Home.

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NOLAN, Isaac
WALNUT GROVE, ARKANSAS: Isaac Thomas Nolan, 88, died February 27, 1945. He was a pioneer of Washington County. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Claud Couch of Walnut Grove, and Mrs. Maggie Cass of Greely, CO; three sons, William of Morrow, Grover of Prairie Grove, and Clark of Tulsa; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Methodist Church in Prairie Grove. Burial was at Cemetery Hill in the Walnut Grove Community.

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NOLAND, James A., Jr.
LOWELL, ARKANSAS: James Auston Noland, Jr., 77, died December 4, 2010 at the Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale. He was born December 10, 1932 to James Auston Noland, Sr. and Augusta Mae Sprinkles Noland. He was a retired brick layer. Survivors include two daughters, Karen Marie Butler of Goshen, and Pamela Kay Adamson of Springdale; a brother, Earvin Noland of Lowell; 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Aarlene Faye Noland. Interment was at Hickory Creek Cemetery with arrangements by Sisco Funeral Chapel.

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NOLAND, Margie McCoy
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Margie Marie McCoy Noland passed away April 19, 2006. She was born August 12, 1934, the youngest daughter of the late William Riley and Dora Beatrice McCoy. She was a beloved mother and homemaker, and was a devoted member of the Overcup Church of Christ. She was a former employee of Levi Strauss and Crompton Arkansas Mills, but retired early due to disabling lung disease. She leaves behind her husband of 52 years, Henry Noland; her daughter, Shelia Noland; a sister, Faye Hill; a brother, Hoover McCoy; and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Gus Allen McCoy; her sister, Ruby Lee Hill; and her nephews, Teddy Earl Hill and Clarence Joe Hill. Interment was at Middleton Cemetery with arrangements by Harris Funeral Home.

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NOLAND, Mildred Underhill
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Mildred Lucille Underhill Noland, 62, died February 16, 1999. She was born July 7, 1936 to George and Gladys Caughman Underhill. She is survived by two brothers, George Underhill, Jr. and Rex Underhill; two sisters, Helen Strode and Loretta Mulanax; a half-brother, Warren Underhill; and a half-sister, Charlene Royal. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arlis Noland; her parents; and a sister. Interment was at Mineral Springs Cemetery under the direction of Sisco Funeral Home.

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NOLES, Billy
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Billy Noles, 62, died December 12, 2007. He was a former offshore welder. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by a son, Brian Noles; a sister, LaVerne Eddinger; five brothers, Dewey Noles, Jere Noles, Ranzy Noles, Tony Noles, and Randy Noles; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Flossie Noles; and a sister, Mary Phillips. Arrangements were handled by Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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NOLES, Weadow Bratton
JESSIEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Weadow Imogene Bratton Noles, 81, died January 12, 2007. She was born April 29, 1925 to Andrew Jack and Ida Mae Meeks Bratton. She attended Cedar Glades Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Ollie and Shirley Noles, and Tony and Darlene Noles, all of Jessieville; a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and James Smith of Mountain Pine; two brothers, Harold Bratton of Hot Springs and Darrell Bratton of Jessieville; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis "Pete" Noles; and two sisters, Mathalene Breashears and Orlene Meredith. Burial was at Mount Tabor Cemetery by Caruth Village Funeral Home.

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NOLL, Aloys J.
ST. VINCENT, ARKANSAS: Aloys J. Noll, 83, died May 3, 2007. He was born July 28, 1923 to Joseph R. Noll and Flora Hartman Noll. He was a retired LPTN at the Arkansas State Hospital with 35 years of service, and attended St. Mary Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Marie E. Zimmerman Noll of St. Vincent; a brother, Carl Noll and wife Ruth of Little Rock; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends; He was preceded in death by his brother, Leo Noll, Sr., and a sister, Christine Noll Gottsponer. Services were held at St. Mary Catholic Church with Fr. Jim Burnie and Fr. Charles Thessing officiating. Burial was at St. Mary Cemetery under the direction of Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton, AR.

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NORBERG, Leslye Trumble
BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS: Leslye Norberg, 75, died March 25, 2007. She was born April 11, 1931 to John Trumble and Sara Goldean Goss Trumble. She was a retired data processor, and was a Lutheran. She is survived by two sons, Keith Norberg of Lake Tahoe, CA and Jon Norberg of Denver, CO; a daughter, Robin Dunn of Littleton, CO; a brother, John Thomas Trumble of Littleton, CO; a sister, Barbara Worley of Batesville; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Ronald Norberg. Services were held at Hope Lutheran Church in Batesville with Joel Korgen presiding. Arrangements were handled by Willis-Hays Funeral Service.

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NORDAN, Earl
BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Albert "Earl" Nordan, 79, died January 19, 2008 at his residence. He was born October 1, 1928 in Darling, MS to Leo Vardamen Nordan and Lula Dill Nordan. He held a bachelor's degree in animal science from Mississippi State University. He was a retired meat cutter with Kroger grocery stores in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee with 47 years of service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a Methodist. He was a former longtime resident of Southaven, MS, and came to Westminster Village in Blytheville in 2001. He was a volunteer at the Village Wood Shop. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Hayes Nordan; two sons, Randall Wheeler and Steven Nordan; and three daughters, Robin Still (Stan), Leslie Acred (Cliff), and Melanie Williams. He was preceded in death by a son, Jim Nordan; his parents; and a sister, Betty Jean Waldrup. He donated his body to the Genesis Gift of Life Program at the Medical Education and Research Institute in Memphis, TN.

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NOREN, Waltmer R.
Waltmer Reece Noren, 84, died November 6, 2005. He was born October 24, 1921 to Richard Walter and Iva Leona Wilson Noren. He was a retired towboat captain. He was a World War II veteran and a cattle rancher. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Betty Lou Sikes Noren; a daughter, Myra Sue Rowland; a son, Don Richard Noren; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery with arrangements by Roller Funeral Home.

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NORMAN, Willie T.
URBANA, ARKANSAS: Willie Travis Norman, 56, died November 20, 2007. He was born August 23, 1951 in El Dorado, AR to Archie Lee and Verda Mae Ford Norman. He was an active member of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Urbana prior to relocating to Ohio. He enjoyed driving trucks, fishing, and repairing broken items. He is survived by two sons, Damien Norman and Christopher Lee Norman of Ashtabula, OH; three stepsons, Ricky A. Chambers, Joseph R. Chambers and Dustin Ruth all of Ashtabula; five brothers, Acey Lee Norman of Milwaukee, WI, Rev. Earnest L. Norman, Sr. of Little Rock, Rev. John L. Norman of Chattanooga, TN, Odell Norman of Chicago, IL, and Archie Lee Norman, Jr. of Enfield, CT; five sisters, Vera Rankin and Shirley M. Holly, both of Little Rock, Frankie E. Andrews of Urbana, and Gwendolyn L. Norman and Brenda G. Brannon both of Houston, TX; 8 grandchildren; and several nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his grandparents; a son, Quinton Norman; and two brothers, Charles Everett Norman and Ronnie Franklin Norman. Services were held at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Urbana. Interment was at Mount Zion Cemetery under the direction of Sims Mortuary.

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NORTHCROSS, Lucy
ASHDOWN, ARKANSAS: Lucy Mae Northcross, 75, died April 11, 2003 at a local hospital. She was born April 23, 1927 in Wilton, AR. She was a member of Pentecostal Temple Church Of God In Christ, and served as Bible Band treasurer, president of the District Mothers Board, and on the Hospitality Committee. She is survived by her husband, Charles L. Northcross; two daughters, Sharon Smith of Ashdown, and Brenda Watson of Texarkana; five sons, Albert Northcross of Malvern, Donald Northcross of Sacramento, CA, and Eddie Northcross, Charles Northcross, and Dwane Northcross, all of Ashdown; 34 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at the Freewill Community Baptist Church. Interment was at Rhodes Cemetery with arrangements by Haynes Mortuary.

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NORTHEN, Dan A.
ARKADELPHIA, ARKANSAS: Dan Alan Northen, 48, died May 23, 2006. He was born August 20, 1957 to Leslie Phillip and Ruth Mawbry Northen. He was a retired employee of The Honeycomb Restaurant in Arkadelphia, and also worked at Group Living. Survivors include his father, Leslie Northen of North Little Rock; an aunt, Louise Hunter of Bryant; three cousins; William "Bill" Tribble of Little Rock, Phillip Risher of Maumelle, and John Northen of Fort Pierce, FL; his legal guardians Penny and Grey Ferguson of Arkadelphia; and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother; and two beloved aunts, Elora Risher and Jenny Tribble. Services were held at the Arkadelphia First United Methodist Church. Interment was at Roselawn Memorial Park in Little Rock with arrangements by Welch Funeral Home.

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NORVELL, Luemma
EARLE, ARKANSAS: Luemma Jean Norvell, 71, died October 21, 2002. She attended the First Assembly of God Church in Earle. She is survived by five daughters, Emily Akins of Mammoth Springs, Patricia Gay of Bella Vista, Ruth Browder of Cherokee Village, Elizabeth McMickle of Marianna, and Gloria Elliott of Redfield; five sons, Robert Douglas of Cherry Valley, James Norvell, Jr. of Fifty-Six, Edward Norvell and Mark Norvell, both of Earle, and Howard Norvell of Wilson; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Norvell, Sr. Interment was at Cogbill Cemetery in Wynne, AR with arrangements by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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NORWINE, Freddie R.
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Freddie Ray "Fritz" Norwine, 76, died June 12, 2007. He was born November 15, 1930 to the late Fred R. and Stella Gibson Norwine. He was an aircraft mechanic, and retired from the Army National Guard after over 30 years of service. He attended Liberty Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include his wife, L. Marie Goins Norwine; three sons, Mark Norwine of Little Rock, Gary Stone of North Little Rock, and Mike Stone and wife Rebecca of North Little Rock; two grandsons; a brother, Jim Norwine of Conway; and a sister, Ruth Ann Patterson of Conway. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Roy, Raymond, Richard and Robert Norwine; and two sisters, Rose Norwine and Ruby Neuenschwander. Services were held at Liberty Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Jon E. Bemis officiating. Interment was at Edgewood Cemetery in North Little Rock, AR.

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NORWOOD, Jeanette
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Jeanette "Pug" Norwood, 84, died April 19, 2007. She was born October 23, 1922 to Lee Boyle and Myrtice Wade Boyle. She was a homemaker, and attended Calvary Baptist Church in Morrilton. Among the survivors are two granddaughters, Heather Kirby of Maumelle and Shannan Norwood of Rochester Hills, MI; 4 great-grandchildren; 4 nephews; and 3 nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Daniel Norwood. Services were held at the chapel of Harris Funeral Home with Rev. Roy Tilley officiating. Burial followed at Elmwood Cemetery.

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NOTT, Margaret
WINSLOW, ARKANSAS: Margaret Nott, 19, died November 19, 1916. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Nott. Interment was at Parks Cemetery.

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NOWDEN, Martha
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Martha Nowden, 42, died May 19, 2005. She was born September 3, 1962 to the late Willie Nowden, Sr. and Lucille Nowden. She was a member of Divinely Appointed Ministry. She is survived by two sons, Lee Marcus Nowden and Lantonio Lightfoot, both of Pine Bluff; a daughter, Latanya Lightfoot of Pine Bluff; three brothers, Clarence Nowden and Charles Nowden, both of Dallas, and Willie Nowden, Jr. of El Paso, TX; three sisters, Linda Ticey and Debra Nowden, both of Pine Bluff, and Patricia Knight of Grady; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at Prairie Lake Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Pleasant Grove Cemetery under the direction of Christian Way Funeral Home.

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NOWLIN, Turner J.
SHERIDAN, ARKANSAS: Turner Joseph Nowlin, 70, died October 12, 2007. He was born September 22, 1937 to the late Turner Wesley and Ruby Lee Johnson Nowlin. He worked for International Paper Company, and was a member of the Quarter Century Club at International Paper's Pine Bluff location. He liked gardening, hunting, and fishing. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Turner Douglas and Lisa Nowlin of Pine Bluff; four daughters and sons-in-law, Dianne and Buddy West of Stuttgart, Denise Bush of Stuttgart, Becky and Jay Davis of Sheridan, Carissa "Kris" and David Jones of Aberdeen; four sisters, Gladys Mitchell of Kingsland, Sue Savage of Minden, LA, Shirley McGann of Kingsland, and Janie McBride of Hamshire, TX; and 8 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Hershel G. Nowlin; three sisters, Burnice Lutrell, Helen Scott, Juanita Swann; and a son-in-law, Eddie Bush. Services were held at Shannon Road Baptist Church in Pine Bluff with Bro. Bobby Hartsfield officiating. Burial was at Means Cemetery in Hampton under the direction of Buie Funeral Home.

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NUGENT, Mary
CLINTON, ARKANSAS: Mary Tiberghien Nugent, 71, died March 21, 1986 at her residence. She was born December 3, 1915 in Chillicothe, MO to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Tiberghien. Survivors include a sister-in-law, Elizabeth Tiberghien; three aunts, Mrs. Posy (Frank) Oswald, Mrs. Ruby (Cliff) Durham, and Mrs. Rose (Pete) Zullig; her cousins, including Mrs. Ruth (Kenneth) Walker; and a niece. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and a brother, Donald Tiberghien. She was cremated.

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NULL, Rufus H., Jr.
SHERIDAN, ARKANSAS: Rufus Henry Null, Jr., 85, died September 23, 2007. He was born August 5, 1922 to the late Rufus Henry Null, Sr. and Mary Lazette Potter Null. He worked for the Pine Bluff Arsenal as an electrician. He attended Hardin Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mora Lee Johnson Null of Sheridan; a daughter, Arla Vee Kaintz of Sheridan; 2 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents; 6 brothers; and 4 sisters. Interment was at Lost Creek Cemetery with arrangements by Buie Funeral Home of Sheridan, AR.

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NUNNALLY, Mary
TRUMANN, ARKANSAS: Mary Sue Smithson Nunnally, 84, died January 3, 2007. She was a retired restaurant owner. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the American Legion Ladies' Auxiliary, and the United Methodist Women. She attended the First United Methodist Church of Trumann. She is survived by four daughters, Brenda and Jackie Moon of Bay, Betty Kendrick, and Diann and Jimmy Moss, both of Trumann, and Jo Ann and Roy Xanders of Golconda, IL; two sons, George and Beth Nunnally of Bentonville, and Osee, Jr. and Sandy Nunnally of Trumann; a sister, Hazel Webb of Trumann; two brothers, James Alvin Smithson of Olive Branch, MS, and J.W. Smithson of Trumann; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Osee William Nunnally, Sr.; a sister, Gertie Allen; a brother, Robert Smithson; and her parents, James Alvin and Ella Sue Arandall Smithson. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Trumann. Burial was at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by Thompson Funeral Home.

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NUNNALLY, Ruth A. Geddie
CAMDEN, ARKANSAS: Ruth Anne Geddie Nunnally, 71, died February 15, 2005. She was born June 25, 1933 to Ruth Isabel McAdoo and William Alexander Geddie. She was a graduate of Texas Women's University with a B.S. in Vocational Home Economics. She taught at Central High during that school's integration. She earned her Master's degree from Henderson State University in Counseling. She attended the First United Methodist Church. She was a former president of Ouachita County Library Board, twice past president of the Ouachita Hospital Auxiliary, United Methodist Women, Ouachita County Historical Society, and was a permanent member of the Arkansas Historical Association. She was preceded in death by a grandson, William Wakefield Nunnally. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Dr. Robert H Nunnally; two sons, Robert (Merrill) Nunnally of Allen, TX, Bruce (Ann) Nunnally; and a grandson, Andrew, of Plano, TX; a daughter, Shanna (Les) Berry and their children, Kimberly Berry of Miami, OK, Lesley Berry, Jr., Chase, and Madison Reed, of Stephens, AR; a brother, Ivan (Virginia) Geddie of Georgetown, TX; and a sister, Rose (Ron) Unterschuetz of Tulsa, OK. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church with burial at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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NUTTLEMAN, Mary A.
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Mary Anna Nuttleman, 87, died December 10, 2005. She was born July 24, 1918 to Emra and Pearl Noakes Goebel. She enjoyed playing the piano, doing needlework and traveling with her husband during his time in the military. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Patsy Ann Ivy; two brothers; and a sister. Interment was at Oakley Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. Russell Breshears presiding. Arrangements were handled by Callison-Lough Funeral Home of Rogers, AR.

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NUTZHORN, Ruth
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Ruth Nutzhorn passed away February 28, 2003. She was born June 19, 1922 to Christian Anderson and Myrtle Beilstein Anderson. She was a bookkeeper, and attended Bethel Baptist Church. Among the survivors are her husband, Art Nutzhorn; a son, Art Nutzhorn III, a daughter, Nancy Frit; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Norris officiating. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home.

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NUWASH, Earl R.
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Earl Raymond Nuwash, 87, died March 7, 2007. He was born May 14, 1919 to the late William and Rose Picha Nuwash. He retired from the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by a daughter, Elaine Thomas and husband Terry of Enola; 3 granddaughters; a great-grandson; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Elsie May Nuwash; and a stepdaughter. Arrangements were entrusted to Olmstead Funeral Home.

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OAKLEAF, Julia Alice Wilcoxon
CROSSETT, ARKANSAS: Julia Oakleaf, 80, died March 28, 2000. She was born September 16, 1919 to Levi and Frankie Corgan Wilcoxon. She was the widow of Ernest Johan Oakleaf, a native of Malmo, Sweden. She was a retiree of the Crossett Public Schools. She was a graduate of the University of Arkansas, where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority, and also held a Master's degree in Elementary Guidance Counseling from Henderson State University. She attended the First United Methodist Church of Crossett, was a charter member of the Crossett Book Club, and in her younger days was an avid horsewoman and member of the Crossett Riding Club. Survivors include a son, Dr. Ernest J. Oakleaf, Jr., a daughter-in-law, Dr. Zoe D. Oakleaf, and her granddaughter, Alice Augusta Oakleaf, all of Little Rock. She is also survived by her childhood playmate and life-long friend, Bill Gates, of Gunnison, CO, as well as several nieces and nephews. Services with interment of ashes were held at the Hamburg Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Jones Funeral Home of Hamburg, AR.

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OATES, James
CINCINNATI, ARKANSAS: James Oates, 73, died March 17, 1909. He was born January 5, 1836 in Halifax, England to John and Rachel Oates. After coming to the United States, he worked for the U.S. government. He later fought in the Civil War with Company K of the 9th Illinois Infantry. He was wounded in 1864, and left military service. He was a blacksmith and wagon maker, and operated a wagon factory. He was a Republican nominee for the Arkansas state legislature, and served as a chairman of the Republican Mass Convention. He was survived by his wife, Jennie Spence Maurice Oates. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ellen Severs Oates; and a daughter, Ruth Oates. Interment was at Old Union Cemetery.

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OATES, Troy
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Troy Oates, 62, died December 24, 1997. He was born June 19, 1935 to the late James and Velma Veasley Oates. He worked for Lewis Livestock Co. He is survived by a daughter, Donna Gilkey of Conway; three sisters, Betty Bunting of Conway, Dorothy Oates of East St. Louis, IL, and Ruthie Walker of Detroit; and two brothers, Clodell Oates of Conway, and Odell Oates of Detroit. Services were held at the True Holiness Saint Center. Interment was at Robinson Cemetery with arrangements by Veasley Funeral Home.

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O'BRIEN, Sister Mary Alice
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Sister Mary Alice O'Brien (born Margaret O'Brien) died July 19, 1940. She was born February 21, 1863, and was a nun for nearly 30 years. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery.

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O'BRIEN, Peg
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Peg O'Brien, 76, died August 1, 2005. She was born July 15, 1929 to John Flynn and Mary Margaret Wilhelm Ryan. She was a retired registered nurse and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. She is survived by three sons, Pat O'Brien and wife Tammie of Fayetteville, Mike O'Brien and wife Lisa of San Leandro, CA, and Tim O'Brien and wife Cathryn of Conway; a sister, Mary Ellen Toth of Everson, PA; and 5 grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Moore's Chapel Funeral Home.

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O'BRIEN, Theodore
WEST FORK, ARKANSAS: Theodore O'Brien, 68, died June 26, 1975. He was born November 29, 1906 to Patrick and Maude Childress O'Brien. He was a retired railroad employee, and was of the Roman Catholic faith. He was survived by his wife, Mamie O'Brien; two sons, David O'Brien and Theodore O'Brien; two daughters, Regina Speegel and Mary Ellen Dunham; and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial was at Mineral Springs Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Home.

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ODELL, Nora
WARD, ARKANSAS: Nora Ethel Odell, 75, died January 17, 1988. She was a retired boarding home operator, and a member of the Gospel Assembly Church. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Hildred Odell; five sons, William, Paul and Clay Wilson, all of Ward, and Wayne and Kenneth Wilson, both of Phoenix, AZ; three daughters, Dorothy Jacobs and Peggy Wilson, both of Ward, and Wilma Narramore of Phoenix, AZ; three stepsons, Edward Odell of Lees Summit, MO, James Odell of Arcadia, CA, and David Odell of Anaheim, CA; a stepdaughter, Loretta Jones of Yuma, AZ; a sister, Elsie Ferguson of Jacksonport, AR; 14 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Carter Cemetery in Russell, AR by W.L. Westbrook Funeral Home.

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ODEN, Ivan
BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS: Ivan Cardelia Oden, 86, died June 4, 2008. She was born June 28, 1921 to Oscar and Clara Tuttle Scholes. She is survived by a son, James Oden of Mountain View; four daughters Marie Oden of Batesville, Velma Ford of Pleasant Grove, Thelma Smith of Harrison, and Janie Mingues of Mountain View; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death her husband; her parents; a sister; a brother; and 2 great-great grandchildren. Interment was at Ford-Kelley Cemetery with arrangements by Willis Funeral Service.

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OGDEN, Gregg
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Gregg William Ogden, 45, died August 18, 2007. He was born September 20, 1961 to James Roy and Mabel Sue Holley Ogden. He owned Athletic World Advertising, and was vice-president of marketing and membership services for Sam's Club. Survivors include a daughter, Audra Ogden of Fayetteville; a son, Blake Ogden of Fayetteville; his mother, Sue Ogden of Fayetteville; and two brothers, Clark Ogden of Fayetteville, and Brick Ogden of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Interment was at Fairview Memorial Gardens under the direction of Moore's Chapel Funeral Home.

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OGG, Nancy Richardson
PARIS, ARKANSAS: Nancy Ann Ogg, 68, died October 4, 2007. She was born September 7, 1939 to Walter Roy and Beulah Veal Richardson. She is survived by a daughter, Lori Ann Turner; her sons, Larry Burnett and Max Alan Burnett; a brother, Stanley Richardson; 11 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and by her husband, Robert G. Ogg. Interment was at Paint Rock Cemetery under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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OGILVIE, Garland Eugene
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: Garland Eugene Ogilvie, 85, died November 7, 2007. He was born October 16, 1922 to Joseph Marvin and Sallie Mae Wilson Ogilvie. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 26 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Kaye Ogilvie; a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Nelda Ogilvie of Fayetteville, NC; a daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and Herb Andreen of Phoenix, AZ; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; two stepsons and their wives, Barry and Luann Ridings of Fayetteville, AR and David and Cindy Ridings of Tucson, AZ; and 6 step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Gordan Ogilvie; and seven brothers and sisters. Services were held at the chapel of Luginbuel Funeral Home, followed by burial at the National Cemetery in Fayetteville, AR.

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OLDS, Farris Hooks
GRAPEVINE, ARKANSAS: Farris Hooks Olds, 85, died December 23, 1997. She was born October 23, 1912 to the late William T. Hooks and Martha Sanders Hooks. She was a retired postal clerk, and was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by a daughter, Norma Dee Daniel of Grapevine; a sister, Daisy Watson of Longview, TX; a son-in-law and caregiver, Bobby Daniel of Grapevine; a grandson and his wife, who were caregivers, Bobby and Tammy Daniel of Poyen; a granddaughter who was a caregiver, Dee Ann Daniel of Grapevine; and 2 great-grandchildren who were caregivers, Robby and Haley Daniel of Poyen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Obie D. Olds. Burial was at Grapevine Cemetery under the direction of Buie Funeral Home of Sheridan, AR.

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OLDS, Helen R.
NASHVILLE, ARKANSAS: Helen Ruth Whitmore Olds, 69, passed away November 25, 2006. She was born July 14, 1937 to the late Reeder and Ikeanna Garland Whitmore. She attended New Light CME Church in Nashville. She was a nurses aide. She is survived by her sons, Gary V. White and Greg White, both of Nashville; two daughters, Denise Reed of Mineral Springs and Marcia Gentry of Antoine, AR; her husband and the father of her children, Billy Ray White of Nashville; a brother, Glen Whitmore of Nashville; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by twelve brothers and sisters; a son, Evan White; a nephew, Maurice Wynn; and her spouse, Loui Olds. Services were held at New Light CME Church in Nashville with the Rev. Charles Ward presiding. Interment was at Sunset Gardens Cemetery with arrangements by Nashville Funeral Home.

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OLES, Joseph E., Sr.
CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Joseph "Joe" Edward Oles, Sr., 76, died August 22, 2004. He was born September 23, 1927 to Fred L. and Ruby Josephine Temples Oles. Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Clark Oles; a son and daughter-in-law, Joseph Edward Oles, Jr. and his wife, Helen Oles; a grandchild; and 2 great-grandchildren. Burial was at West Mount Zion Cemetery in Hartman, AR under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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OLIPHANT, Price
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Price Oliphant, 75, died July 4, 1999. He was the son of the late Francis Lloyd and Bonnie Ester Price Oliphant. He was a service station attendant, and attended Geyer Springs United Methodist Church in Little Rock. He is survived by his wife, Jean Dickerson Oliphant; a sister, Betty Rust of Leawood, Kan.; and two brothers, Dean Oliphant of Hollister, Mo., and Tommy Oliphant of Kansas City, Kan. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Namon and Fred Oliphant. Services were held at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Sara Bainbridge presiding. Burial was at Coal Hill Cemetery.

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OLIVER, John
CLIFTY, ARKANSAS: John Oliver was born in England on December 14, 1805. He died November 20, 1880 (some records give October as the month of death). He is buried at Samuels Mountain Cemetery.

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OLIVER, Marcellus M.
LONOKE COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Marcellus M. Oliver died on January 15, 1898. He was born January 20, 1843. He was a Civil War veteran of Co. H, 17th Lemoyne's Arkansas Infantry. Burial was at Sylvania Cemetery.

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OLIVER, Stella
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Stella Oliver, 99, died January 28, 2006. She was born February 22, 1906 to Jim and Mary Elizabeth Taylor Nichols. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Amaranth. She attended the Second Baptist Church. She is survived by two nieces, Frances Whitley and LaVern Douglas. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Jack Oliver. Interment was at Arlington Cemetery with arrangements handled by Young's Funeral Directors.

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OLIVER, Virgil E.
SCOTT COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Virgil E. Oliver died December 12, 1918. He was born January 23, 1887. He was the husband of Anna Bates Oliver. Burial was at Oliver Cemetery.

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OLIVI, Jean M.
LAKE VILLAGE, ARKANSAS: Jean M. Olivi, 64, died April 4, 2007. She was born February 5, 1943 to John and Verdelle Reynolds Matthews. She was a bookkeeper, and attended Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband, Santo Olivi; her mother, Verdelle Matthews of Lake Village; a son, Gino Olivi and wife Tara of Lake Village; a daughter, Marcia Coleman and husband Terrell of Marshall, TX; two brothers, Johnny Matthews and Gary Matthews, both of Lake Village; two grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Faye Carpenter and Vernett Stallings. Services were held at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Father Theophilus Okpara officiating. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery with arrangements by Bishop Funeral Home.

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OLLISON, Albert, Jr.
GURDON, ARKANSAS: Albert Ollison, Jr., 86, died January 10, 2007. He was a retired employee of International Paper Company. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by four sons, Charles Ollison, David Ollison and Matthew Ollison of Gurdon and Clifford Ollison of Prescott; three daughters, Rebecca Ollison of Cedar Hill, TX, Rose Mary Wright of Gurdon and Lisa Martin of Tucson, AZ; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services were held at Mount Canaan Baptist Church in Gurdon with Rev. Johnny Harris presiding. Burial was at Rose Hedge Cemetery with arrangements handled by Horne Funeral Home.

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OLSEN, Andrew
GARLAND COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Andrew Olsen was born in Sweden in 1857, and died November 27, 1931. Burial was at Glazier Peau Cemetery.

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OLSON, Dorothy
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, ARKANSAS: Dorothy A. Olson, 65, died October 22, 2002. She was born November 25, 1936. She was the past president of the WGA 9-Hole Golf League and a member of the Junior League Golf Program. She was active with the Potter's Clay Auxiliary, and attended the Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines. She is survived by a daughter, Kathy and Steve King of Glendale, AZ; a brother, John and Rosie Popeck of Virginia; a sister, Mary and Roger Lowney of Appleton, WI; and a grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell J. Olson; her parents, Peter and Agnes Becker Popeck; and a brother, Joseph Popeck. Services were held at the Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines with Dr. C. Michael Seitz officiating. Cremation arrangements were handled by Caruth-Hale Funeral Home.

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O'NEAL, Ancil
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Ancil L. O'Neal, 85, died September 21, 2009. He was born January 18, 1924 to the late Forest Jefore and Clara Bell McDonald O'Neal. He was an auto mechanic and a veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Ines V. Taylor O'Neal; four daughters, Saundra Moore of Perryville, Darla O'Neal of Little Rock, Sandra Mason of Roland, and Linda Parker of Rogers; two sons, Larry O'Neal of Perryville, and Michael (Shannon) O'Neal of North Little Rock; two sisters, Gracie Hensley and Evelyn McCurry; two brothers, James O'Neal and Clarence O'Neal; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Arkansas State Veterans' Cemetery by Roller-Owens Funeral Home.

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ONLEY, Lottie Cheatham
LINCOLN, ARKANSAS: Lottie E. Cheatham Onley, 89, died February 12, 1992. She was born September 23, 1902 to William and Mary Prescott Cheatham. She attended the Church of the Nazarene. She is survived by two daughters, Thelma Kirkland and Edith Peters; three brothers, James Cheatham, Bert Wheeler, and Nathan Mefford; a sister, Georgia Poe; and several nieces and nephews. Interment was at Cheatham Cemetery.

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O'REILLY, William E.
EVANSVILLE, ARKANSAS: William Edward O'Reilly, 62, died July 6, 1980. He was born November 15, 1917 to John Edward and Ellen Sullivan O'Reilly. He was a painter and carpenter, and was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife, Sallie Marguerite Bellamy O'Reilly. Services were held at Evansville Community Church. Interment was at Vineyard Cemetery.

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OOLEY, William P.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: William P. Ooley died November 17, 1863. He served in the U.S. Army with the 1st Arkansas Cavalry during the Civil War. Interment was at the Fort Smith National Cemetery.

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OPITZ, John Douglas
BENTON, ARKANSAS: John Douglas Opitz, 79, died January 23, 2005. He was born January 26, 1925 in Conway, Arkansas. He was an electrical supervisor at Reynolds Mining. He was preceded in death by his parents, (John) Otis J. and Nettie Beatrice Moore Opitz; and his wife, Ernestine Opitz. He is survived by his brother, Otis L. Opitz and a sister, Connie Zumwalt both of Benton; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Services were held at Ashby Funeral Home with Dr. Rick Grant officiating. Burial was at New Rosemont Cemetery.

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O'REAR, Lue Ola
DeQUEEN, ARKANSAS: Lue Ola O'Rear, 102, died May 26, 2004. She was born March 16, 1902 to the late John Calhoun and Lucy West Greenwood. She attended Rose Hill Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, J.C. O'Rear of De Queen; three daughters, Ruby Wilson of Arcata, CA, Eunice Gordemiller of Hackett, and Bernice McGlathery of McKinleyville, CA; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Frank O'Rear; and a son, Jesse Frank O'Rear, Jr. Interment was at Pinecrest Memorial Park with Bro. Tim Bowlin officiating. Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena, AR had charge of the arrangements.

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ORNDORFF, Delores
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Delores Orndorff, 68, died December 23, 2008. She was born September 5, 1940 to Robert Ellis and Evelyn McCracken Ellis. She worked as a waitress, and was a Jehovah's Witness. Survivors include her husband, Gene Orndorff; a daughter, Leanna Richmond of Mayflower; a son, Greg Louis Orndorff of Eustis, FL; three sisters, Shirley Fields of Los Angeles, CA, Gloria Dorn of Arizona, and Terrie Hastings of Twentynine Palms, CA; two brothers, Bobby Ellis of Washington, and Kent Ellis of Texas; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at the Morrilton Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Arrangements were handled by Harris Funeral Home.

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ORTEGA, Elton
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Elton Don Ortega, 21, died December 16, 2011 in Fort Smith. He was born April 28, 1990 in Fort Smith to Juan Ortega and Brenda Sue Hogan Aguilera. He worked as a pipe layer. He is survived by his parents; two brothers, Alejandro Ortega and William Hogan, both of Fort Smith; two sisters, Daisy Ortega of Fort Smith and Margie Ortega of Vian, OK; and other relatives and friends. Arrangements were handled by Agent Funeral Home.

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ORTEGA, Frances
HUNTSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Frances Ortega, 80, died October 8, 2003. She was born March 9, 1923 to Juan Rito and Felicita Huerta Ramirez. She was a homemaker and a Catholic. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Juan and Tammy Ortega of Huntsville, Arkansas, and Ramon and Josefina Garcia Ortega of Fort Worth, Texas; two sisters, Elena Zunigia and Ramona Gonzalez, both of Fort Worth, Texas; a grandson; and several other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos Rodrigues Ortega; her parents, Juan and Felicita Ramirez; and two sisters, Felisitas Guarrerro and Juanita Narviz. Interment was at Gobbler Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service.

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ORTON, Billy Joe
CARLISLE, ARKANSAS: Billy Joe Orton, 41, died April 24, 2004, in Taji, Iraq. He was a Supply Sergeant for the Arkansas National Guard. He joined the service in November of 1981 and was promoted to Staff Sergeant in February, 1995. He was ordered to active duty for "Iraqi Freedom" on Oct. 12, 2003 with the 39th Infantry Brigade in Arkansas. He served in Alaska from August 1991 to February, 1992; Panama from November 1993 to November 1996; Egypt from October 2001 to August 2002, and Iraq from October 2003 until April 24, 2004. He was preceded in death by his father, Troy Orton; brother-in-law, Bryant Weatherley, and brother-in-law, Manaser Davidian. Survivors include his wife, Margarita Davidian Orton; three children, Manaser, David and Benjamin Orton of the home; his mother, Dorothy Orton and Steve Amo of Hazen; one brother, Leo Orton, wife, Cindy, and children Miranda and Tyler of Carlisle; two sisters, Barbara Weatherley and Michael DePriest and children, Troy, Stacy, and Chris of Hazen and Linda Strohl, husband, Rickey, and children, Matthew and Lucas of Hazen; mother-in-law, Fideligna Sanchez and Ronald Aguinaga of Panama City, Panama; father-in-law, Genun Davidian of Iran; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Joan and Lars Aspegren of Carlisle. Funeral services were held at the Hazen National Guard Armory. Interment was at Hazen Cemetery with arrangements by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen, AR.

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OSBON, Joe B.
SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Joe B. Osbon, 73, died November 8, 2004. He was born March 16, 1931 to Joe O. Osbon and Opal Barker Osbon. He worked for the State of Missouri, had been a gunsmith, and owned a bar and grill. He was a member of the Church or Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, where he was a teacher, an ordained elder, and a member of the Melchizedek Priesthood. He was preceded in death by his father; a sister, Dorothy Alexander; and a grandson. He is survived by his wife, Norma Jean Howard Osbon; his mother, Opal Osbon of Santanta, KS; a son, James Will Lee of Phoenix, AZ; two daughters, Pamela Jane Stanley of Noel, MO, and Tomi Jo Hepperly of Jay; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bob Osbon of Las Vegas, NV, and Carl Osbon of Sublette, KS; and two sisters, Imogene Decker of Niangue, MO, and Deborah Slapperly of Logan, KS. Services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Siloam Springs with Branch President Curtis Williams officiating. Burial was at Bethel Cemetery with arrangements by Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home.

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OSBORNE, Alexander C.
MARIANNA, ARKANSAS: Alexander C. Osborne, 22, died March 15, 1851. He was the son of Nathaniel and Elizabeth Osborne. Burial was at Wire Road Cemetery.

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OSBORNE, Madeline
BALD KNOB, ARKANSAS: Madeline Lea Kennedy Osborne, 82, of Bald Knob died Saturday, May 1, 2004. She was retired from Arkansas General Industries and a member of the Church of Christ. Surviving are a son, Otis Osborne of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughters, Paula Hampton of Cabot, and Della Wallace of Destin, Fla.; a brother, Charles Kennedy of Keller, Texas; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Powell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, North Little Rock.

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OSBORNE, Susie M.
FORDYCE, ARKANSAS: Susie Mae Osborne, 89, died April 20, 2006 in a automobile accident along with her husband, Thomas Osborne. She was born July 11, 1916 to the late R.C. and Mae Easley Mahan. She was a homemaker and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She attended the First United Methodist Church. She is survived by four sons, Richard, Norman, David and Paul; two daughters, Waynette and Sarah Ann; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Wendell Dorman officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery with arrangements by Benton Funeral Home.

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OSBORNE, Thomas L.
FORDYCE, ARKANSAS: Thomas Leo Osborne, 88 died Thursday, April 20, 2006 in an automobile accident along with his wife, Susie Osborne. He was born June 13, 1917. He was a retired lumber grader for the Fordyce Lumber Company. He attended the First United Methodist Church. He was a Mason, and also belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include four sons, Richard and wife Carolyn of Irving, TX, Norman of Las Vegas, NV, David and wife Linda of Ashdown, AR, Paul and wife Mitzi of DeValls Bluff, AR; two daughters, Waynette and husband Bobby of Arkadelphia, AR, and Sarah Ann and husband Alan of Fort Worth, TX; a brother, Charlie Wayne Osborne of Charleston, SC; two sisters, Ruth Osborne of Mayflower, AR and Irma Duch of Stuttgart, AR; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Isaac Osborne and Nettie Osborne Mertens; his stepfather, John Mertens; and a sister, Mary Ann Costello. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery with arrangements by Benton Funeral Home.

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OSBURN, Cora
WINSLOW, ARKANSAS: Cora Lucinda Osburn, 85, died July 20, 1977. She was born November 15, 1891 to James L. and Mary Elizabeth Skelton Dockery. She attended the Church of Christ. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Bethene Davis, Mrs. Violet Miller, Mrs. Vera Henson, and Mrs. Vergie Hanshew; four sons, Bill, Verle, Jay and Erval; a sister, Mrs. Essie McCracken; a brother, Bob Dockery; 25 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Black Oak Church. Burial was at Sunset Cemetery by Nelson Funeral Home.

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OSIER, Edith Davis
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Edith Davis Osier, 93, died December 28, 2006. She was born June 24, 1913 to the late F.M. and Dora Pearson Davis. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree at West Tennessee State Teaching College (now Memphis State University). She was also a medical technician. She was employed as a teacher in the Pine Bluff School District for twenty years. She attended Grace Episcopal Church, where she was a member of the Altar Guild and the Episcopal Church Women. She was also a member of the PTA, and the Arkansas Education Association. She is survived by two sons, John Davis Osier of Senatobia, MS and Gene Osier of Costa Mesa, CA; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Berney Osier; 4 brothers; and a sister. Services were held at Grace Episcopal Church with Dr. Cheryl Clark officiating. Arrangements were handled by Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors.

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OSLIN, Claude K.
CROSSETT, ARKANSAS: Claude K. Oslin died in 1945. He was a casualty of World War II. He was born in 1914. Interment was at Lakewood Cemetery.

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OSNES, Allen V.
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: Allen Victor Osnes, 65, died February 9, 2010. He was born September 25, 1944 to Allen H. and Viola Blair Osnes. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and boating. He is survived by his wife, Margie Long Osnes; two sons, Randy Osnes and Kevin Osnes, both of Farmington; and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at Seventh Day Adventist Church in Lincoln, AR. Cremation arrangements were handled by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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OSTROM, Lorene
McRAE, ARKANSAS: Lorene Covington Ostrom, 89, died June 28, 2009. Survivors include a son, Thomas Covington (Wilma) of Cahom, TX; two daughters, Alice Strayhorn (O.C.) of McRae, and Pam Harris (Louis) of Beebe; 10 grandchildren; her great and great-great grandchildren; a sister, Nell Stracner of Tulsa, OK; and a brother, L.D. Free of Antioch. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie Covington; a daughter, Vernell Ellinger; and six siblings. Burial was at Romance Cemetery by Westbrook Funeral Home.

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OTTO, Geraldine Letha
ST. CHARLES, ARKANSAS: Geraldine Letha Riggins Otto, 71, died February 1, 2005. She was born April 2, 1933 to Harvel and Selenia Caraway Riggins. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, Norris Otto; two sons, Chuck Otto of Pahokee, FL and Mark Otto of Morriston, FL; two daughters, Doris Burfield of St. Charles and Annie Scroggin of Port St. Lucie, FL; a brother, Carl Riggins of Michigan; a sister, Meryl Bryant of Georgia; 8 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Cedarcrest Memorial Gardens under the direction of Essex Funeral Home of DeWitt, AR.

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OTWELL, Evelyn
GURDON, ARKANSAS: Evelyn Otwell, 76, died September 19, 1997. She attended Beirne Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Jerry Otwell of Gurdon; a daughter, Lisa Francis of Okolona; a sister, Gladys Thomas of Plano, TX; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Brown Cemetery under the direction of Horne Funeral Home.

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OUTLAW, Almer
WARREN, ARKANSAS: Almer Outlaw, 70, died May 18, 2004. He was born November 5, 1933 to the late Andy E. Outlaw and Orlean Jones Outlaw. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and retired from Potlatch Corporation after nearly 40 years of service. He attended First Freewill Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and a Sunday School teacher. He is survived by his wife, Joe Ann Jeffcoat Outlaw; a son, David E. Outlaw of Pleasant Grove; a daughter, Belinda Joye Outlaw Cauley of Sumpter; a brother, Levan Outlaw of Pine Bluff; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a great-grandchild, Kenny Westerbuhr. Burial was at Outlaw Cemetery with arrangements by Frazer's Funeral Home.

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OUTLAW, Henry E.
HERMITAGE, ARKANSAS: Henry Elmon Outlaw, 93, died April 1, 2007. He was born February 10, 1914 to William Alonzo and Etta Mae Wolfe Outlaw. He was a farmer, and worked for Potlatch Corp. and Bradley Lumber Company. He attended Martins Chapel United Methodist Church. He was married to Estelle Smith Outlaw on March 20, 1937. He is survived by five sons, Morgan Outlaw of Hamburg, James Outlaw of Crossett and Allen Outlaw, Keith Outlaw and David Outlaw, all of Hermitage; five daughters, Angela Belt of Sheridan, Betty Butler of Pine Bluff, Linda Rose Curtis of Hensley, Elizabeth White of El Dorado and Joyce Riley of Hermitage; a brother, Louis Outlaw of Hermitage; a sister, Verda Lowry of Crossett; 30 grandchildren; and 48 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Preston Outlaw and Curtis Outlaw; and three sisters, Veda Pennington, Lena Bell Sharp and Estelle Fletcher. Burial was at Outlaw Cemetery with arrangements by Frazer's Funeral Home of Warren, AR.

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OUSDAHL, Pauline
GREEN FOREST, ARKANSAS: Pauline Ousdahl, 84, died April 14, 2006. She was born March 1, 1922 to the late Homer and Claris Jones McMorris. She was a homemaker, and attended the First Baptist Church of Green Forest. Survivors include several relatives and friends. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Duke Tufty officiating. Arrangements were handled by Nelson Funeral Service.

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OVERFIELD, Ruby Daniels
GRUBBS, ARKANSAS: Ruby Estell Daniels Overfield, 96, died April 16, 2009. She was born March 9, 1913 to Joe and Pearl Wilson Daniels. She enjoyed gardening and sewing, and was a member of the Assembly of God at Weiner. She is survived by five sons, Charles Overfield of Clarkston, MI, Donald Overfield of Powell, WY, William "Butch" Overfield of Cody, WY, Roger Overfield of Amagon, AR, and Ricky Overfield of Boise, ID; nine daughters, Gracie Lee Brown Priest of Osceola, JoAnn Priest of Cash, Patsy Morgan of Jonesboro, Jane Higgs of Zeeland, MI, Sue Greer of Union City, TN, Glenda Browder of Springfield, VA, Donna London of Grubbs, June Lloyd of Grubbs, and Sherry Trotter of Weiner; 55 grandchildren; 93 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, C.E. "Bill" Overfield; a son, Bobby Overfield; a brother, J.L. Daniels; and two sisters, Leotia Rowland and Grace Mitchell. Interment was at Clark Cemetery at Uno under the direction of Jackson's Newport Funeral Home.

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OWEN, Albert
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Albert A. Owen, 74, died May 30, 1957. He was a retired mail carrier. He was survived by a son, Maurice Owen; and a sister, Mrs. Eunice Pace. Interment was at the Rogers Cemetery under the direction of Burns Funeral Home.

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OWEN, Beryl
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Beryl Owen, 78, died July 8, 2000. He was born August 18, 1921 to the late Samuel Jacob Owen and Emma Baskerville Owen. He was a military veteran, and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He worked as a pipefitter and insulator at the Pine Bluff Arsenal for 30 years and retired in 1979. He attended Pine Grove Bible Baptist Church, where he was a deacon. Among the survivors are his wife, Flodene Boatright Owen; his daughter, Carol Corder of Malvern; a brother, Julian Owen of West Fork; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Darrell B. "Sonny" Owen; and a brother, Lamar Owen. Services were held at Memorial Park Cemetery with Gary Arkles officiating. Arrangements were handled by the Charles E. Fuller Funeral Home Company.

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OWEN, Joe
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Joe Owen, 53, died September 18, 1926. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Florence Owen; a brother, Haskell Owen; and a sister, Maud Roberts, all of North Little Rock. Burial was at Mount Carmel Cemetery with Rev. A.F. Skinner of the Cabot Methodist Churh officiating. Note: One obituary lists the place of burial as Mount Tabor Cemetery, but he is thought to be buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery.

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OWEN, Nolene
RED BUD, ARKANSAS: Nolene Owen died September 7, 1923. She was born September 3, 1923 to Oliver and Eva Owen. Burial was at St. Mary Cemetery.

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OWENS, Vonda
CAMDEN, ARKANSAS: Vonda Earlene Leach Owens, 79, died March 12, 2002 at Ouachita County Medical Center. She was born November 20, 1922 in Plainview to the late Will and Christian Leach. She retired from Levi Strauss in Arkadelphia, and attended Immanuel Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Vonda Joyce Owens Ezell of Camden; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; a son; a sister; and three brothers. Services were held at the chapel of Shinn Chapel in Russellville. Interment was at New Bethel Cemetery in Plainview. Local arrangements were handled by Proctor Funeral Home.

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OWENSBY, William G.
MARIANNA, ARKANSAS: William George Owensby, 75, died September 24, 2006. He was born March 7, 1931. He is survived by his wife, Agnes Owensby; three sons, William A. Owensby of Mesa, AZ, Jeffery F. Owensby of Lincoln, NE, and Douglas L. Owensby of Bentonville, AR; a daughter, Sherry Lankford of Marianna; three brothers, James Owensby, George Owensby, and Robert Owensby, all of Marianna; two sisters, Katy Martin of Colt, AR and Janie Cardwell of Marianna; 12 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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OXENDINE, Jerry
WEST FORK, ARKANSAS: Jerry Oxendine died July 25, 1903. He was survived by his wife; four children, his mother; a brother; and a sister. Burial was at the Union Star Cemetery.

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OXNER, Reuben Lee
MARIANNA, ARKANSAS: Reuben Oxner, 71, died October 25, 2005. He was born January 30, 1934. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy "Lucy" Oxner; a son, Craig Oxner and wife Marcheta of Memphis, TN; a daughter, Sharon Sadia of Little Rock, AR; a stepdaughter, Melinda Riggs and husband Herbert of Sallisaw, OK; a brother, Charles Oxner and wife Sue of Memphis, TN; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, followed by burial at Marianna Memorial Park.

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OYLER, Vila Anderson
ASH FLAT, ARKANSAS: Vila Anderson Oyler, 92, died September 23, 2006. She was born March 1, 1914 to Samuel Wesley and Josie Ella Powell Anderson. She worked as a cook at Ash Flat and Highland schools, and attended Corinth Methodist Church at Ash Flat. She is survived by several nieces and nephews, as well as other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Williford Oyler; three brothers, Sid Anderson, Orvin Anderson and Ernest Anderson; four sisters, Minnie Pearl Johnson, Artie Smith, Elsie Davis and Iba Runsick. Services were at the chapel of Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City with Jack Richardson officiating. Burial was at Wiles Cemetery.

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OZMENT, Dixie G.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Dixie Geneva Ozment, 83, died February 6, 1998. She was of the Assembly of God faith. Survivors include four daughters, Evelyn Dover Curtis and Mary Vaughn, both Vilonia, Rita Freeman of Conway and Joyce Diemer of North Little Rock; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Ozment. Services were held at the North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was at Edgewood Memorial Park.

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