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TABER, Rosemary
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Rosemary Murphy Taber, 79, died January 30, 2001 in Fort Smith. She was a former Russellville resident, and was of the Catholic faith. Survivors include eight sons, Rick of Van Buren, Mike of Hot Springs, Peter of Fayetteville, David of Houston, Robert of Kansas City, MO, Clint of Edwardsville, IL, Tom of Augusta, GA, and Steve of Kemore, WA; four daughters, Susan Starr and Kathy Humiston, both of Fort Smith, Pat Morgan of Atlanta, and May Scovic of Portage, MI; two brothers, Chuck Murphy of Sterling, IL, and Richard Murphy of La Habra, CA; four sisters, Virginia Brewster of Falls Church, VA, Sally Boniecki of Chicago, Eileen Oliver of San Mateo, CA, and Pat Tighe of Palo Alto, CA; 29 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Boniface Catholic Church. Interment was at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Russellville with arrangements by Edwards Funeral Home.

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TACKETT, George W.
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: George Washington Tackett, 84, formerly of Fayetteville, died November 6, 1946 at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Della Worth, in Catoosa, OK. He was born January 9, 1862 in Madison County to James and Elizabeth Patrick Tackett. Survivors include two sons, Thomas J. Tackett and Richard N. Tackett, both of Patrick; six daughters, Mrs. Della Worth of Catoosa, OK, Mrs. Effie Parker of Wesley, Mrs. Maggie Olinger and Mrs. Oma Wilkins, both of Washington, Mrs. Susie Pirtle of Broken Arrow, OK, and Mrs. Myrtle Kirk of Oklahoma; three stepsons, Earl and Oren Shackelford, both of Fayetteville, and W.H. Shackelford of California; and a stepdaughter, Mrs. Delia Bradshaw of Fayetteville. Services were held in Fayetteville. Burial was at the Patrick Cemetery under the direction of Nelson-Savage Funeral Home.

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TACKETT, Rev. Otha F.
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Rev. Otha Farris Tackett, 87, died July 9, 2006. He was born October 13, 1918 to Ollie Tackett and Etta Bogan Tackett. He was a minister, businessman, and auctioneer. He was a World War II Army veteran, and a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps. For 37 years, he was the pastor of the Pentecostal Temple Church in Fayetteville. He was the owner of Otha Tackett Auto Sales and Salvage. Survivors include his wife, Judean Carter Tackett; his children and their spouses, James Farris Tackett and Leola of Springdale, Dr. Zachary Michael Tackett and Elizabeth of Louisville, KY, Virginia Louise Tackett Laughlin of Springdale, Joyce Tackett Miller Sinclair and Dr. John Sinclair of Omaha, AR, Michael Cothran of Springdale, Randall Cothran and Faye of Booneville, AR, Tom Cothran of Booneville, AR, Helen Cothran Belcher and Jim of Springdale, Kay Cothran Dial and Britt of Springdale; a brother, J.D. Tackett of Fayetteville, AR; sisters, Lois Corbitt and Linda Hinkle of Elm Springs; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Angie Pauline Paschal Tackett; a daughter, Othelia Paulette Tackett; and three brothers, Donald, Bill, and Carl Tackett. Burial was at Whitehouse Cemetery under the direction of Nelson-Berna Funeral Home.

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TACKETT, Richard N.
ELKINS, ARKANSAS: Richard Norman Tackett, 84, died August 3, 1968 at a Fayetteville hospital. He was born March 1, 1884 in Hindsville, AR to George Washington Tackett and Mary Elizabeth Clark Tackett. He had been a Baptist for 60 years. Survivors include five sons, Lloyd Tackett of Elkins, Warren Tackett of Huntsville, Claude of Collinsville, OK, Theron Tackett of Manson, WA, and Berl Tackett of Wenatchee, WA; three daughters, Mrs. Lora Calico of Wesley, Mrs. Edith Stewart of Elkins, and Mrs. Alta Glenn of Patrick; a brother, T.J. "Tuge" Tackett of Elkins; three sisters, Mrs. Effie Parker of Booneville, Mrs. Susie Pirtle of Broken Arrow, OK, and Mrs. Oma Wilkins of Chelan, WA; two stepbrothers, Earn and Oran Shackelford, both of Fayetteville; 37 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Elkins Community Church. Burial was at the Patrick Cemetery by Brashears Funeral Home.

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TAKEI, Bette Sakaye
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, ARKANSAS: Bette Sakaye Takei died February 5, 2005. She was born January 9, 1919. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Jim Kuichi Takei; two children, Barbara Takei and her husband Yoshinori Himel, Barry Takei and his wife Christine; and 3 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Caruth Village Funeral Home.

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TALBURT, David
HARRISON, ARKANSAS: David Talburt, 83, died March 18, 2006. He was born January 27, 1923 to the late Noble Preston and Essie M. Walker Talburt. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, and served with the 101st Airborne. He fought at the Battle of Normandy, and the Battle of the Bulge. He was a retired carpenter and millwright, and had worked on dams for the Corps of Engineers. He attended Trinity Baptist Church in Capps, AR. Survivors include his wife, Doris M. Talburt; his sons and daughters-in-law, David Mark and Debbie Talburt of Gretna, NE, and Daniel Kevin and Tammy Talburt of Harrison; a sister, Melba Barnett, of Sherwood; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Jay and Laverne Talburt of Arvada, CO, and Rex D. and Mary Talburt of Harrison; two grandchildren; and many nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Maplewood Cemetery under the direction of Christeson Funeral Home.

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TALLENT, Everee D.
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Everee Delora Tallent, 86, died February 20, 2007. She was born November 2, 1920 to the late John Richard and Lillian McAdoo. She was a homemaker, and attended Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include three sons, Robert W. Tallent of Fouke; James Tallent of Hot Springs, and Danny Tallent of Benton; three daughters, Shirley Raper, Patricia Masingale and Sandra Krebs, all of Benton; a brother, Melvin McAdoo; a sister, Thelma Rider; 16 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, W.W. "Curley" Tallent; and a great-grandson, Aaron Masingale. Services were held at Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Mt. Harmony Cemetery under the direction of Ashby Funeral Home.

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TALLEY, Georgia
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Georgia Stella Birchett Talley, 96, died September 10, 2008. She was born September 14, 1911 to Will and Patsy Cook Birchett. She attended Second Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, William and Connie Talley of Manteca, CA, and Ray and Anna Talley Conway; 5 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Other Talley; a son, Clarence Talley; six brothers; and two sisters. Interment was at Hawthicket Cemetery in Enola, AR under the direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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TALLEY, Les
DARDANELLE, ARKANSAS: Les Talley, 68, died June 28, 2003. He was born June 22, 1935 to the late George Henry and Lollie Mae Morgan Talley. He was a carpenter, and also worked in the poultry industry. He was a member of the Army National Guard. He is survived by his wife, Betty H. Talley; a son, Lynn Talley of Dardanelle; two stepsons, Micheal Knuckles of Dardanelle and Ronnie Knuckles of Atkins; two daughters, Debbie Moore of Scott, and Diane Mitchell of Pinson, AL; a stepdaughter, Celeste Knuckles of Russellville; two brothers, Louie Talley of Dardanelle and George Talley of England, AR; two sisters, Lillie Edmondson of Dardanelle and Ethel Yates of Russellville; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; three brothers; and a grandson, Randy Reed. Burial was at East Point Cemetery under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service.

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TAMAYO, Juan, Sr.
SPRINGFIELD, ARKANSAS: Juan Guadalupe Tamayo, Sr., 68, died August 31, 2008. He was born December 14, 1939 to Felipe Tamayo and Leanore Garcia. He was a member of Morrilton First Assembly of God. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Samme Tamayo; two sons, Daniel Tamayo of Laguna Vista, TX, and Juan Tamayo, Jr. of Port Isabel, TX; three daughters, Leonore Hernandez of Austin, TX, Sylvia Villareal of Port Isabel, TX, and Aida Esquivel of Harlingen, TX; a stepson, Danny Nusbaum of Springfield; a stepdaughter, Amy Eyestone of Morrilton; two sisters, Emma Cortez and Conception Villafranca, both of Harlingen, TX; 34 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Morrilton First Assembly of God. Arrangements were handled by Bob Neal and Sons Funeral Home.

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TAMME, August
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: August "Frank" Tamme, 85, died September 19, 2008. He was born April 13, 1923 to the late August Louis and Emma Hooker Tamme. He was a Baptist. He is survived by three daughters, Phyllis Williams of Hot Springs, Judy Powell of Pearcy, AR, and Shirley Green of Hot Springs; 6 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Tamme; and three sisters. Cremation arrangements were handled by Caruth-Hale Funeral Home.

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TANNEHILL, Allen R.
GRAVETTE, ARKANSAS: Allen R. Tannehill, 85, died May 12, 1969. He was born July 7, 1884. He was a retired painter. He was survived by his wife, Louisa Tannehill; a son, Elbert; a brother, Ray; a sister, Clara McClain; and 4 grandchildren. Burial was at Hillcrest Cemetery under the direction of Pyeatte Funeral Home.

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TANNER, Rev. James E.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Rev. James E. Tanner died July 7, 1926. He was born May 1, 1840. He was a Confederate Civil War veteran, and served with Company B of the 1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Malinda King Tanner. He and his wife are buried at Pine Grove Cemetery.

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TANNER, Othel
RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS: Othel Tanner, 75, died July 16, 2003. He was born on March 8, 1928 to the late Gilbert Harvey and Ruth Esther Clemons Tanner. He was the retired owner of Tanner's Television Sales and Service in Russellville for over 25 years. He was a United States Navy veteran, and attended Mars Hill Presbyterian Church. He was well known in the area for clock and violin repair. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Lowell Tanner, and a sister, Norma Graves. Survivors include his wife, Ida Mae "Bea" Tanner; a son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Judy Tanner of North Little Rock; a daughter and son-in-law, Gina L. and Aaron Skelton of Russellville; a sister, Vada Hemmer of Atkins; two granddaughters and a grandson-in-law: Melanie and Brian Gilbert of North Little Rock; and Miranda Skelton of Russellville; and a great-grandson. Services were held with Rev. William Moody and Rev. Jerry Tanner officiating. Burial was at Rest Haven Memorial Park with arrangements by Shinn Funeral Service.

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TANSLEY, Ann
JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Ann Tansley, 84, died November 4, 2006. She was a nutrition aide for the Cooperative Extension Service. She was a member the Order of the Eastern Star, and attended St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Sonja Williams, and a son-in-law, Samuel Williams; 3 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny. Services were held at St. Paul Baptist Church. Burial was at Knights of Pythias Cemetery with arrangements by Woodard Funeral Service.

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TANTON, Elmer L.
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Elmer Lee Tanton, 61, died December 30, 2006. He was born June 28, 1945 to the late Elman Alexander and the late Jackie Tanton. He worked in several Texas oilfields, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Tanton; two sons, Randy Peck of Morrilton and William Eddings of Atkins, AR; a daughter, Cassandra McCollum of Jasper, TX; two sisters, Mary Landers of Silsbee, TX and Lois Beard of Kountz, TX; two brothers, Charles Haynes of Morrilton and John Ard, Sr. of Onaalaska, TX; and four grandchildren. Interment was at Lost Corner Cemetery with arrangements by Bob Neal and Sons Funeral Home.

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TAPLIN, Nellie L. Todd
SHERWOOD, ARKANSAS: Nellie Lee Todd Taplin, 99, died April 25, 2004. She was a Jehovah's Witness. Survivors include three sons, Clark L. Taplin, Jr., of Clinton, AR, Carl K. Taplin of Searcy, and Lynn C. Taplin of Minneapolis, MN; two daughters, Nellie Jean Coggins of Peoria, IL, and Jolee Houren Taplin of Mountainburg; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great grandchildren. Services were held at the Jacksonville Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Cremation arrangements were handled by Roller-Drummond Funeral Home.

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TAPP, Georgia
MARSHALL, ARKANSAS: Georgia Tapp, 76, died June 10, 2009. She was born June 15, 1932 to Ruben and Ora Jane Stills Mays. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening, birdwatching, and the outdoors. She attended Duff Church in Gilbert, AR. She is survived by two sons, Jody Martin of Gilbert, AR and Jimmy Martin of Fayetteville; a daughter, Janie Marshall of Yellville; two brothers; Bill Mays of Marshall, and Marion Mays of Austin, TX; 7 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Marshall Memorial Gardens by Roller-Coffman Funeral Home.

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TARKINGTON, Farris E.
CHIDESTER, ARKANSAS: Farris Earl Tarkington, 86, died May 19, 2009. He was born December 21, 1922. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. Survivors include his sons, Doyce Tarkington of Bryant, AR and James Tarkington of Monroe, LA; a daughter, Janet Jones of Chidester, AR; his sisters, Betty Garrett and husband Dean of Mansfield, LA, and Ofreda Edmondson and husband John of Jacksonville; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Tarkington; a son, David W. McDonald; his parents, Grunda and Lola Davis Tarkington; and three brothers, Charles Tarkington, Clarence Tarkington and Orail Tarkington. Interment was at Bluff City Cemetery by Proctor Funeral Home.

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TARKINGTON, Irmadean Smith
COTTON PLANT, ARKANSAS: Irmadean Smith Tarkington, 85, died September 21, 2006. She was born August 8, 1921 to the late Sam and Doris Pilkington Smith. She attended the First Baptist Church of Cotton Plant, where she had previously taught Sunday School and served as the church secretary. She was a past president of the Cotton Plant PTA, and enjoyed cooking. Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Bruce Tarkington; two daughters, Sandra Kellar and husband J.W. of Des Arc, and Brucene Jumper and husband Jerry of Palestine; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services were held at at the First Baptist Church of Cotton Plant with Rev. Billy Duncan officiating. Interment was at the Cotton Plant Cemetery under the direction of Bob Neal & Sons Funeral Home.

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TARLTON, Bobby Lynn
GILLETT, ARKANSAS: Bobby Lynn Tarlton, 47, died January 24, 2005. He was born September 2, 1957 to Bobby and Mary King Tarlton. He was a truck driver for Ashley Transportation. He was an Army veteran, and attended Bethel Baptist Church. Among the survivors are his wife, Audrey Tarlton of Gillett; his parents, Mary and Bobby Tarlton of Gould; two sons, Justin Tarlton of Gould and Joshua Tarlton of Gillett; two daughters, Amber Tarlton of Gould and Arika Tarlton of Gillett; two brothers, Greg Tarlton and Jeff Tarlton of Gould; a sister, Angela West of Dumas and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Hale and Rev. Wayne Edwards officiating. Interment was at Dark Corner Cemetery with arrangements handled by Griffin Funeral Home of Dumas, AR.

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TARPLEY, Flora J. Blanton
ARKADELPHIA, ARKANSAS: Flora Jean Blanton Tarpley, 90, died March 23, 2006. She was born September 20, 1915 to Herbert and Ola Mae Gates Blanton. She was a housewife, and attended the First United Methodist Church in Arkadelphia. She is survived by a son, Thomas J. "Tommy" Tarpley, Jr., of Enterprise, AL; two daughters, Carolyn Neel of Hope, and Barbara McMaster of Longview, TX; 8 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and 8 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Tarpley. Interment was at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Rev. Bob Langley officiating. Arrangements were handled by Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home.

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TASH, Jack
SEBASTIAN COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Jack Tash, 76, died on April 21, 1929. Burial was at Oak Cemetery with arrangements handled by Fentress Mortuary of Fort Smith, AR.

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TASKEY, Danny E.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Danny Earl Taskey, 37, died July 15, 2006. Survivors include a son, Phillip M. Taskey of Cabot; a daughter, Crystal J. Taskey of Cabot; a brother, Randy Taskey; a half-brother, David Taskey; a half-sister, Tammy Taskey, all of Little Rock; a stepsister, Christina Lea Vick of Bauxite; his mother and stepfather, Patricia and Phillip Reid of North of Little Rock; and his grandparents. He was preceded in death by a son, Randy Daniel Willis Taskey; and his father, Ralph E. Taskey. Services were held at Ironton Baptist Church. Burial was at Ironton Cemetery under the direction of North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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TATE, Harriet Bottom
MADISON COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Harriet Bottom Tate died November 20, 1876. She was born April 26, 1847 to Allen and Margaret Gardenshire Bottom. She was the wife of Alston Tate. Interment was at Wall Cemetery.

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TATUM, Bertha
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Bertha Tatum, 91, passed away April 15, 2007. She was born July 4, 1915. She was a homemaker. Among the surviving family members are three grandchildren, Maurice and Roger Tatum of Biscoe; and Ronnie Tatum of Little Rock. Funeral services were held at the chapel of Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home. Interment was at Roselawn Cemetery.

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TAUL, William T.
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: William Thomas Taul, 63, died August 24, 1975. He was born May 17, 1912 to Edward and Molly Cummings Taul. He attended the First Baptist Church of Rogers, and was a Shriner. He was survived by his wife, Lenora Fisher Taul; and three brothers, Noal Taul, C.L. Cook, and H.H. Cook. Services were held at the chapel of Burns Funeral Home with Rev. Dean Newberry officiating. Burial was at Ozark Memorial Park in Joplin, MO.

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TAUNTON, Nettilene
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Nettilene Taunton, 92, died September 6, 2009 at John R. Williamson Hospice House. She was born January 27, 1917 in Strong, AR to Jesse Davis Dollar and Victoria Canady Dollar. She was a former resident of Strong, and was a retired manager at the Strong High School cafeteria with 49 years of service. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Strong. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Bishop of El Dorado; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Taunton; a son, Lewis Taunton; her parents; a sister, Margarite Holmes; and her brothers, Gerald Dollar, John Fulton Dollar, and Victor Dollar. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Strong. Interment was at the Strong Cemetery by Bailey Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Amanda
CROSSETT, ARKANSAS: Amanda Corine Carlock Taylor, 89, died March 16, 1999. She was born November 18, 1909 to William and Florence Miller Carlock. She is survived by a son, LeVert Briggs of Crossett; two stepsons, Larry Milton Taylor of Crossett and Ricky Taylor of California; two stepdaughters, Fannie Lou and Maxine Taylor of California; a brother, Otis Carlock of Crossett; three sisters, Corine Henderson, Addie B. Williams, and Mary McNeal, all of Crossett; and a grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Taylor. Services were held at Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Billy G. Williams officiating. Burial was at Pugh Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Billie W.
POCAHONTAS, ARKANSAS: Billie Winfield Taylor, age 3, died December 2, 1920. He was the son of George and Maggie Keith Taylor. Services were held with Rev. Singleton of the Methodist Church in Paragould officiating; graveside rites were held with Rev. J.K. Smith of the Baptist Church in Pocahontas presiding. Burial was at the Masonic Cemetery.

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TAYLOR, Cleora
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Cleora Perry Taylor, 89, passed away April 11, 2005. She was born October 12, 1915 to Robert and Mary Perry. She was a nurse's assistant and attended Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include two brothers, Robert Perry of Flint, MI, and Charles Perry of North Little Rock; and three sisters, Velma Lee Everette, Bettye Hervey, and Mary Perry, all of Morrilton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Taylor. Services were held at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Dwight Davis officiating. Burial was at Mount Zion Cemetery with arrangements handled by Wilson and Jarrett Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Ellis L.
CROSSES, ARKANSAS: Ellis Leroy Taylor, 6, died May 14, 1950. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Elton Taylor. He was survived by his parents; a brother, Lawrence Milburn; a sister, Janice Taylor; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Taylor; and his maternal grandfather, Lonnie Shackelford. Services were held at Brannon Church. Burial was at Brannon Mountain Cemetery with arrangements by Brashears Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Flavis C.
Flavis C. Taylor, 70, died July 3, 1946. He was born September 29, 1876. Survivors include his wife, Sarah Taylor; two sons; a daughter; two sisters; and a brother, Luther Taylor. Burial was at May Cemetery with Reid's Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

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TAYLOR, Louis
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Louis L. Taylor, 71, died December 17, 2003. He was born July 31, 1932 to Louie and Myrtes Browning Taylor. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Charlene Taylor; four daughters, Lynn Dennis, Lora Taylor, Zola and Renee Taylor; four sisters, Barbara White, Donna Schall, Thelma Christian, and Carolyn Moss; four brothers, Larry, Jimmy, Danny, and Bobby Taylor; 11 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Doris Ann Smith; and a brother, Charles "Sonny" Taylor. Interment was at Pleasant Grove Cemetery by North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Neal
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Neal Taylor, 80, died August 29, 2006. He was born December 4, 1925 to William and Nettie Harrell Taylor. He retired from the Internal Revenue Service. He was a veteran of World War II, and a member of the American Legion and the Elks Club. He is survived by a nephew, Floyd Taylor; his nieces, Nettie S. Hawley, Anna L. Allison and Nettie June Anderson; a great-nephew, Carl W. Taylor; his great-nieces, April Hawley and Jolois Love; a great-great nephew; and special friends, John T. and Becky Parker, Mike Baugher, Elizabeth Dianne Littell, and Richard M. Kolb. Interment with military honors was at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock under the direction of Little Rock Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Nettie
SHARP COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Nettie E. Taylor died October 31, 1879. She was born January 18, 1877 to Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Taylor. Burial was at Good Hope Cemetery.

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TAYLOR, Ota
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Ota Taylor, 92, died November 1, 2000. She retired from the Boston Store. She attended the First Baptist Church of Van Buren. She is survived by a niece, Charlotte Fussell Shockley of Lorton, VA. She was preceded in death by her husband, G. Roy Taylor. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Queenie
CLARENDON, ARKANSAS: Queenie Taylor was born in 1874 and died July 6, 1928. Burial was at Shady Grove Cemetery North.

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TAYLOR, Robert Wensel
POCAHONTAS, ARKANSAS: Robert Wensel Taylor, 91, died March 9, 2006. He was the son of Robert R. and Fannie Turnbow Taylor. He was a retired farmer. He attended Oak Grove Baptist Church, and served as a deacon there. He is survived by a son, Robert Lee Taylor; a daughter, Rita Wileman Martin; a sister, Irene Perkins; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eunice; a son, Keith Taylor; and a sister, Virginia Taylor. Burial was at Randolph Memorial Gardens with arrangements by McNabb Funeral Home of Pocahontas, AR.

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TEAGUE, Andrew J.
ALMA, ARKANSAS: Andrew Jackson Teague, 85, died August 11, 2007. He was born July 23, 1922. He attended the Church of the Nazarene, and was a Mason. He was a retired mechanic for Dixie Cup, and served as a World War II veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Teague; four daughters, Linda Voorhees, Doris Jean Teague, Sheila Joyce Teague, and Tracy Kay Teague, all of Alma; three sons, Jack Wayne Teague, Gary Dale Teague and Ronnie Carl Teague, all of Alma; a sister, Jewel Davis of Fort Smith; 8 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Interment was at New Berry Chapel Cemetery in Alma with arrangements by Ocker Funeral Home of Alma, AR.

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TEAGUE, Judy
MOUNTAIN VIEW, ARKANSAS: Judy Diane Teague, 52, died November 12, 2006. She was born May 26, 1954. She taught at Lighthouse Christian Academy, and was a caregiver for United Cerebral Palsy. She attended Fox United Pentecostal Church. Survivors include her husband, Ronnie Teague; a son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Sara Teague; a daughter and son-in-law, Stacy and Michael Anderson; her parents, J.W. and Betty Moser Graham; 3 grandchildren; three sisters, Deborah Summers, Sue Brown and Tina Dempsey; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Raymond and Bertie Teague; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, John and Dollie Moser, and Nolan and Mertie Graham. Interment was at Fox Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Coffman Funeral Home.

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TEAGUE, Mary Meredith
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Mary "Toppy" Teague, 77, died June 12, 2007. She was born August 9, 1929 to the late Arthur Meredith and Lena Sharp Meredith. She was a lifetime member of the Grand Avenue Baptist Church, and served in the nursery there for over fifty years. Survivors include a son, Marty Teague of Hot Springs; three granddaughters; her brothers and sisters-in-law, Billy and Annette Meredith and A.J. and Mary Lou Meredith, all of Hot Springs, and Donnie Meredith of Sunshine; five sisters and four brothers-in-law, Opal and Wayne Irons, Brana and A.D. Stroope, Lavell Efird, Fern and Jackie Robbins and Linda and Bill Heaton, all of Hot Springs; and several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil "Buddy" Teague; and a brother, Jackie Meredith. Services were held at Grand Avenue Baptist Church with Rev. Stacy Sanders officiating. Interment was at Morning Star Cemetery with arrangements by Davis-Smith Funeral Home of Hot Springs, AR.

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TEDDER, Ethel E.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Ethel Edna Tedder, 89, died January 27, 2007. She was born March 17, 1917. Surviving family members include a daughter, Irma Sue Fierro; three sons, William, Wallace and Stephen Tedder; a sister, Iva Davis of Langley; 11 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Services will be held at Langley Hall Chapel in Pike County, AR with Pastor David Smith presiding. Burial was at Langley Hall Cemetery under the direction of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Home of Little Rock, AR.

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TEDDER, Loye Gene
RUDY, ARKANSAS: Loye Gene Tedder, 74, died May 10, 2005. He was a retired welder for Merit Steel Company, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He attended Rena Road Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Dory; three sons, Alan Sarjeant of Kingfisher, OK, Curtis Sarjeant of Blue Mouse, OK, and Kevin Sarjeant of Rudy; two sisters, Shirley Crawford of Sterlington, LA and Juanita Bassler of Longview, TX; 15 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Mount McCurry Cemetery near Rudy with arrangements by Ocker Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.

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TEDFORD, David L.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: David Leslie Teford, 57, died May 28, 2006. He was a freelance furniture designer, having designed for several national and international furniture companies. Survivors include his wife, Tammy Lawrence Tedford; a stepdaughter, Emryl Lawrence; a son, Jason Tedford; a granddaughter; a sister, Mary Jane Staggs of Cabot; and a brother, Jimmy Tedford of Beebe. Services were held at Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel.

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TEEL, Everett D.
POCAHONTAS, ARKANSAS: Everett Duane Teel, 77, died February 3, 2009. He was born June 16, 1931 in to the late Everett and Myrtle Teel. He is survived by his wife, Lucille Teel; three sons; Gary, Rawdy, and Norman Teel, all of Pocahontas; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Thompson Cemetery with arrangements by McNabb Funeral Home.

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TEEMS, Mary
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Mary Jane Linn Teems, 74, died April 23, 2005. She was born July 7, 1930 to the late Lawrence L. and Emma M. Christiansen Linn. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Deborah Teems of Mountain Home, a daughter and son-in-law, Kerry and Paul Coburn of Springdale; two brothers, Robert Linn of Eagle Grove, IA and Gerald Linn of Clarion, IA; two sisters, Bernice Trausch of Belmond, IA and Carol Watts of Clarion, IA; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren with one on the way. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clayton "Bud" Teems. Interment was at Baxter Memorial Gardens under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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TEER, Melba
GREENBRIER, ARKANSAS: Melba D. Teer, 75, died August 25, 2009. She was born December 27, 1933 to the late Clifford Ernest Davenport and Bessie Mabel Wren Davenport. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Roses Among The Thorns, and was a founding member of the Central Arkansas Quilters' Guild. She is survived by her children, Sandra Teer Melton and husband Mike of Conway, Edward Teer and wife Twylla of Southaven, MS; 2 grandchildren; a sister, Lorna Dee Sneed and husband Ray of Fairborn, OH; a brother, Herbert Lavelle Davenport and wife Peggy of Spring Valley, CA; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Buell L. Teer. Interment was at Pincrest Memorial Park in Alexander, AR under the direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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TELLE, Herbert William
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: Herbert William Telle, 72, died April 30, 1994. He was born July 27, 1921 to Herbert and Anna Powers Telle. Survivors include his wife, Erma Zuber Telle; a sister, Betty Zurek; two nephews, John Zurek and Michael Zurek; a niece, Sheri Taylor; and a great-niece, Erin Taylor. Interment was at the Prarie Grove Cemetery with arrangements by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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TELLER, Eli J.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Eli J. Teller died March 18, 1930. He was a Civil War veteran. Interment was at the National Cemetery in Little Rock. Note: Some records give his first as Ell.

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TEMPLE, Purman D.
WARREN, ARKANSAS: Purman David Temple, 82, died October 24 2002. He was born February 11, 1920 to the late David Temple and Maude Orr Temple. He was a retired millwright, and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He attended Immanuel Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Martha Jean Johns Temple; a son, Dale Temple of Warren; a daughter, Gale Temple of Hope; three brothers, Otha Temple of Johnsville, Bradley Temple of North Little Rock, and Van Temple of Warren; a sister, Christine Taylor of Little Rock; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Alma Sue Temple; a brother, Willie Lamar Temple; and a sister, Maxine Temple. Interment was at Oakland Cemetery with arrangements by Frazer Funeral Home.

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TEMPLETON, Arbie Lee
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Arbie Lee Templeton died May 15, 2009 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born December 13, 1922 to Mr. and Mrs. Ben and Bertha Blackmon. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Kenwood for over 45 years, where she served as a secretary, Sunday School teacher and choir member, and was also an usher. She is survived by three sons, Tedles Templeton (Janie) of Ottawa, KS, and Terry Templeton (Betty) and Timothy Templeton of Morrilton; seven daughters, Shirley Dillard (Felton) of Twin Groves, Margaret McAlister (Gary) of Colorado Springs, CO, Arbie Moore (Ronald), Janice Templeton, and Betty Clemons (Cleathes), all of Little Rock, and Alberta Lasker (Clarance) and Tabitha Nichols (Kenneth) of Conway; and three sisters, Bertha Bowles of Morrilton, Virginia Jeffers of Conway, and Ruby Ausler of Kansas City, KS. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Theodore Templeton; two sisters, Annie Mae Erby and Lula Mae Robinson; and two brothers, Jessie and Lemorn Bowles. Arrangements were entrusted to Wilson Jarrett Funeral Home.

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TEMPLETON, Ollie
SWIFTON, ARKANSAS: Ollie Ellen Templeton, 72, died November 16, 2009 in Little Rock. She was born August 28, 1937 in Swifton to Howard Wesley and Ida Lewellyn Mitts. She was a member of the Swifton Church of Christ, and enjoyed sewing, gardening, flowers, and animals. Survivors include three sisters, Wanda Layton of Tuckerman, Marsha Davis of Swifton, and Paula Long (Tom) of Newport; a brother-in-law, Ervin Scoggin of Pleasant Plains; 3 nieces; 3 nephews; a great-nephew; 4 great-nieces; a great-great nephew; and a great-great niece. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benny Templeton; two sons, Jeffrey and Ricky Templeton; a sister, Jewel Scoggin; and a nephew. Interment was at the Swifton Cemetery.

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TEMPS, Burlie
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Burlie M. Temps, 92, died June 14, 2005. She was born December 23, 1912 to the late Burlie Guy and Constance Woodring Williams. She is survived by a daughter, Marilyn Long of Mountain Home; a sister, Catherine V. Deckert of Mountain Home; 3 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Temps; two brothers; and two sisters. Burial was at Baxter Memorial Gardens under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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TENGESDAL, Aage
WINSLOW, ARKANSAS: Aage Tengesdal, 79, died October 9, 2005. He was born on September 1, 1926 in Stevanger, Norway to Kornelius and Alma Tengesdal. He belonged to the Scandanavian Club of Northwest Arkansas. Survivors include his wife, Teresa Tengesdal; two sons, Aage Tengesdal of Hoffman Estates, IL, and Kjell Tengesdal of Lincoln, CA; a daughter, Linda Litke of Winslow; a brother, Kurt Tengesdal of Jopeland, Norway; a sister, Lillemore Tengesdal of Norway; and 3 grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Beard's Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

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TENNEY, Wanda F.
LAMAR, ARKANSAS: Wanda F. Tenney, 60, died October 6, 1998. She was the daughter of the late Jobe and Dovie Steele Tate. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her husband, James Tenney; a daughter, Clarice Sikora of Pledger, TX; two sons, Mike Tenney of Oklahoma and Charles Stukes of California; a brother, James O'Brien of Oklahoma; and 9 grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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TENNYSON, Charles J.
WEINER, ARKANSAS: Charles J. Tennyson, 82, died March 17, 2006. He is survived by his wife, America Tennyson of Weiner; two sons, Charles A. Tennyson of Seabrook, TX, and Curt Tennyson of Grubbs; four daughters, Sue Youngdahl of Princeton, ID, Linda Shepherd of Jonesboro, Arnie Garrett of Robinsonville, MS, and Judy Hopkins of Monette; a sister, Grace Lovett of Brooksville, FL; 16 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Clark Cemetery with arrangements by Jackson's Newport Funeral Home.

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TERRELL, Alton
MURFREESBORO, ARKANSAS: Alton Terrell, 93, died April 2, 2007. He was born February 9, 1914 to the late A.P. and Rosena Terrell. He was the retired owner of Alton's Auto Supply, and was a partner in Terrell Farms. He attended the First United Methodist Church of Murfreesboro. Survivors include a son, Al Terrell and wife Jane of Murfreesboro; a daughter, Rosemary Mounts and husband Randy of Murfreesboro, AR; 5 grandchildren; a great-grandson; and two great-granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Pauline Mauney Terrell; two brothers, Robert and A.P. Terrell, Jr.; and two sisters, Daphne Cook and Helen Dillard. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Murfreesboro with Keith Dodson, Freeman Henderson and Al Terrell officiating. Burial was at the Murfreesboro Cemetery with arrangements by Latimer Funeral Home.

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TERRILL, Gladys
CANE HILL, ARKANSAS: Gladys Emma Terrill, 88, died February 7, 1994. She was born February 22, 1905 to William Scott and Clara Snyder Darby. She attended the Vineyard Community Church in Evansville. She is survived by two daughters, Emogene Hutchinson and Delores Caswell; 5 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Dutch Mills Cemetery with arrangements by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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TERRILL, Margaret Tipton
HARTMAN, ARKANSAS: Margaret Tipton Terrill, 85, died January 19, 2007. She was born September 30, 1921 to the late Issac and Thelma Goodin Tipton. She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Darrell Terrill, and Ray and Andrea Terrill of Hartman; her sisters, Nadean Bradley of Clarksville, Laverne Kerr of Hartman, and Louise Mills of Atkins; a brother and sister-in-law, J.D. and Carolyn Tipton of Clarksville; a grandson, Steven Ray Terrill of Palco, KS; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her huband, Wallace Terrill; and two sons, Paul Tipton and Silas Tipton. Services will be held at the chapel of Hardwicke Funeral Home with Rev. David Zeiler officiating. Burial was at Hays Chapel Cemetery in Clarksville, AR.

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TERRY, Gladys A.
JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Gladys Anne Terry, age 2, died of burns on September 2, 1945. Services were held September 3, 1945.

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TERRY, Milburn
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Milburn L. Terry, 89, died July 8, 2002 at the Fayetteville City Hospital. He was born August 10, 1912 in Washington County, AR to James Noah and Martha Frances Osburn Terry. He was a retired welder at the University of Arkansas Physical Plant. He was a fan of the Lady Razorbacks basketball team and the Greenland Pirates. He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Beth Terry of Fayetteville, Tom and Diane Terry of Fort Leavenworth, KS, and Duane and Pat Terry of Cleveland, OK; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Oma Theo Bradley Terry. Interment was at the Terry Cemetery under the direction of Nelson-Berna Funeral Home.

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TERRY, Thomas
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Thomas Harmon Terry, 64, died November 23, 2009. He was born June 17, 1945 in Dermott, AR to the late Coleman Terry and Wilma Rhodes Terry. He was a farmer, and attended Cross Life Church in El Dorado. He was a former resident of Halley, AR. Survivors include his wife, Carol Berry Terry; a son, Clinton Terry of Little Rock; a sister, Glenda Terry of Fort Lauderdale, FL; and two brothers, Danny Terry of El Dorado, and Larry Terry of Judsonia. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Terry; his parents; and a brother, Welton Terry. Burial in Halley Cemetery in Desha County, AR under the direction of Griffin Funeral Service.

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TERRY, Willie Lee
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Willie Lee Terry died August 25, 2008. He was born August 6, 1923 to the late Pete and Abbie Reed Terry. He attended First Baptist Church-Cordell in El Dorado. He is survived by two sons, Miller Jean Terry (Lindy) of Little Rock, and Michael Suell of El Dorado; four daughters, Dorothy Newton (Harvey)of El Dorado, Addilean Turner (Earl) of Fordyce, and Marcia Swaizer and Beverly Ellison, both of Detroit, MI; 22 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Topsy Terry; and two sons, Willie James Terry and Jessie James Terry. Interment was at Arlington Memorial Gardens with arrangements handled by Sims Mortuary.

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TESTER, Billy Royce
CLINTON, ARKANSAS: Billy Royce Tester died July 18, 2008. He was born January 25, 1938 to the late Maston and Lucy Williams Tester. He worked for the Veterans' Hospital in North Little Rock, and was a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 155. He was a Mason, and was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Lou Farris Tester; a son, Billy Joe Tester of Clinton; a daughter, Sherill Tester Kumbarji of Boulder, CO; 5 grandchildren; and six siblings, Coy Tester of Oxnard, CA, H.H. "Chubby" Tester of Maumelle, M.L. Tester of Center Ridge, Ione Rubottom of Alexander, Ruthell Rhoten of Selah, WA, and Odell Hefner of Clinton. He was preceded in death by his parents; and five siblings, Lane Tester, Carl Tester, Donnie Gene Tester, Mack Tester, and Norma Jones. Interment was at Huie Cemetery under the direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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TESTER, Paul
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Paul Johnson Tester, 74, died September 7, 2008. He worked for Coca-Cola for 33 years. He is survived by his wife, Annetta Tester; a son, Jackie Tester of Maumelle; a daughter, Jo Ann Davis of Greenbrier; a brother, Ervin Tester of North Little Rock; a sister, Ruth Ann Harrington of Morrilton; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Rest Hills Memorial Park under the direction of North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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TETERS, William B., Sr.
CORNING, ARKANSAS: William Benjamin Teters, Sr., 59, died September 5, 1925. He was born November 15, 1863. He was a farmer and lumberman. He was survived by his wife, Annie May Bishop Teters; two sons, S.B. and William B. Teters, Jr.; and two daughters, Elsie and Clara. Services were held at the Methodist Church. Burial was at the Corning Cemetery.

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TEVEBAUGH, A.J.
GENTRY, ARKANSAS: A.J. Tevebaugh passed away on November 21, 1923 at the age of 76. He was born on May 7, 1847. He was married to Martha Winn for over 40 years, and had 13 children. He was a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his wife and two children.

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THAMES, Marjorie
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Marjorie Thames, 89, died October 31, 2005. She was a retired nurse at the Holt-Krock Clinic, and was a Baptist. She is survived by two daughters, Dorothy "Dot" Morrow and Mary Wilmot, both of Van Buren; a son, Gene Thames of Westchester, OH; a sister, Mary Sterling of Tampa, FL; 9 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Othal Thames. Interment was at the Woodlawn Mausoleum with arrangements by Ocker Funeral Home.

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THARP, Dagmar J.
SEARCY, ARKANSAS: Dagmar Joyce Tharp, 72, died June 6, 2007. She was born September 25, 1934 to the late Walter Tharp and Mary Ellen Reaper Tharp. She was a member of the Teachers' Retirement Association, and attended the Whitney Lane Assembly of God Church. Survivors include her brothers, F.W. Tharp of Floral, V. O. Tharp of Concord, Vernon Tharp of Pangburn, and Douglas Tharp of Pangburn; and her sisters, Alton Stone of Allen, TX, Linda Williams of Columbia, MS, and Jo Ann Luallen of Forrest City. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Doris Martin. Services were held at the chapel of Roller-Daniel Funeral Home. Interment was at White County Memorial Gardens.

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THARPE, Bernice
HAMBURG, ARKANSAS: Bernice Tharpe, 73, died January 10, 2005. She was a lifelong resident of Hamburg, a retired cook for Catfish Inn and a member of Quinn Chapel A. M. E. Church. Survivors include one daughter, Burna Tharpe of Kankakee; one brother, Clinton Duckworth of Chicago, IL; four sisters, Mary Simpson of Hamburg, Robbie Brice of Louisville, KY, Versie Bilbo of Orville, CA, and Annie Norman of Chicago; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Lidia Duckworth; three brothers, Howard, Clarence and Charles Duckworth; and one sister, Blanch Lowe. Services were held at Quinn Chapel A. M. E. Church with Rev. Artis L. Owens officiating. Burial was at Pugh Cemetery with arrangements by Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg, AR.

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THEBEAU, H. Marchelle Kirk
WARD, ARKANSAS: H. Marchelle Kirk Thebeau, 39, died April 16, 2004. She was a member of Sylvania Presbyterian Church. Survivors are her husband, Mark Thebeau; siblings, Doug Kirk Jr. and Jeannette Boyles, both of Ward; parents, Doug Kirk Sr. and Faye Kirk of Ward; and her grandmothers, Gladys Marshall and Christine Sharp. Services were held at Westbrook Funeral Home, followed by burial in Sylvania Cemetery.

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THETFORD, Glorene M.
CASH, ARKANSAS: Glorene Thetford, 94, died October 6, 2004. She attended the Stone Street Church of Christ. She is survived by four sons, Carroll Thetford of Jonesboro, Harold Thetford of Cash, Phillip Bishop of Guntersville, AL, and Ezra Thetford of Columbia, MO; two daughters, Sue Goddard of Houston, TX, and Patricia Lumpkin of Richland Hills, TX; a sister, Helen Walker of Harrisburg; 19 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Thetford; a son, Tommy Thetford; a daughter, Vireka Bryant; two sisters; and four brothers. Burial was at Cash Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home.

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THIEL, Karl
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Karl Lee Thiel, 51, died November 15, 2006. He was born February 7, 1955 to William and Ina King Thiel. He attended the University of Arkansas and Arkansas State. He was a construction project manager. He enjoyed reading, woodworking, and animals. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Thiel; his mother, Ina Thiel of Fayetteville; a sister, Karen Bowers of Oak Harbor, WA; and a niece, Rachel Bowers. Services were held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Fayetteville with Rev. Lowell Grisham officiating. Cremation arrangements were handled by Beard's Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

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THOMAS, Aurthor
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Aurthor Lee Thomas, 41, died September 25, 2003. He is survived by a son, Artrez Franklin; his parents, Sam "Bud" and Mozella Thomas; five sisters, Barbara Bolton, Tammy Anderson, Paula (Kris) Thomas, and Lisa and Pamela Thomas; and four brothers, Paul, Bobby Joe, Sam (Vanessa) and Louis Thomas. Arrangements were entrusted to N.B. Carter Funeral Home.

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THOMAS, Jake
CONCORD, ARKANSAS: Jake Doyle Thomas, 78, died January 5, 2010. He was born October 4, 1931 to the late John Bunk Thomas and Lois Lourance Thomas. He sold real estate, and was a farmer and a musician. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, and a Purple Heart recipient. He was a lifetime member of Tina Masonic Lodge and the Order of the Eastern Star #628 in Concord, and a member of the Rosicrucian Order and the Martinist Order. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Esther Allender Thomas; three sons, Gary Thomas and wife Susan of Batesville, Larry Thomas and wife Gena of Tumbling Shoals, and Tommy Thomas and wife Jennifer of Heber Springs; two daughters, Joyce Skinner and husband Rick, and Opal Green and husband, G.L., all of Concord; a sister, Louise Reeves and husband Hasten of Grand Junction, CO; 14 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Juanita Yates and Irene Webb; and three brothers, Leroy, Ray, and Irvin Thomas. Services were held at the Church of God Family Worship Center. Interment was at Concord Cemetery under the direction of Olmstead Funeral Home.

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THOMAS, James
ROHWER, ARKANSAS: James Thomas, 79, died on March 19, 2005. He was born on April 3, 1925 to the late Austin and Annie Ross Thomas. He was a Baptist. He is survived by his wife, Lucille Langley Thomas; a son, James Austin Thomas of Rohwer; a daughter, Diana Salisbury of Phoenix; four sisters, Mae Bell Boggo and Shirley Bryant, both of Jacksonville, Inez Newton of El Dorado and Betty Newton of Lake Village; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Molly Pauline Stanley, Evaline Wallace and Pearl Lampkin. Funeral services were held at Griffin Funeral Home in Dumas with burial at the Kelso Cemetery.

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THOMAS, Lavearn
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Lavearn Thomas, 60, died November 4, 2009. She was born February 1, 1949 in Pine Bluff to Willie and Mary James. She is survived by two daughters, Camilla James and Linda Bates; two sisters, Berthola Perry and Bertha Halliburton; a brother, Jimmy Marshall; 2 grandchildren; and her friends. Services were held at St. Mark Baptist Church in Sherrill. Interment was at St. Mark Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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THOMAS, Maggie
WILTON, ARKANSAS: Maggie Thomas, 107, died December 29, 2000. She was born on August 24, 1893. She was a homemaker. She attended Davis Chapel AME Church, where she served as a Sunday School teacher, secretary, and Missionary Society president. Among the survivors are a son and daughter-in-law, George and Louise Williams of Kankakee, IL; two daughters and a son-in-law, Laura Faye Poindexter of Tempe, AZ, and Onetta and Robert French of Wilton; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; her great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by three husbands, William Jamison, Jessie Williams and A.J. Thomas; and three sons, William Jamison Jr., Jessie Williams Jr. and Elzie Joe Williams. Services were held at Davis Chapel AME Church in Wilton with Rev. Clarence Raynolds officiating. Burial was at Cook Cemetery.

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THOMASON, Allene
MONTROSE, ARKANSAS: Allene Thomason, 81, died April 24, 2006. She worked at the Lake Village Nursing Home. She was co-owner of the Highway Caf� in Portland, and also owned the Midget Caf� in Montrose. She attended the Montrose Baptist Church. Survivors include three sons, Rudy Wrzesinski of Lake Village, Rodney L. "Hoss" Thomason of Pine Bluff and Robert L. Thomason of Monticello; 10 grandchildren 13 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Drexel Thomason, and Rudolph M. Wrzesinski; her parents, Robert S. and Etta Lee Horn Woods; two brothers, Travis and Robert Woods, Jr.; and three sisters, Beatrice Woods, Odell Stephenson and Ozell Snell. Interment was at the Old Union Cemetery with Brother Jerry Selby officiating. Arrangements were handled by Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg, AR.

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THOMASON, Daniel
CINCINNATI, ARKANSAS: Col. Daniel Thomason died on July 28, 1839. He was born on August 25, 1801. He was a pioneer from Tennessee, and was the husband of Mary Jane Denton Thomason. He was survived by his wife. His grave is located at the Old Union Cemetery in Cincinnati, AR.

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THOMASON, Herbert
BERRYVILLE, ARKANSAS: Herbert Thomason, 75, died May 7, 2004. He was born October 27, 1928 to Clifford and Thelma Collins Thomason. He was a retired museum curator, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He attended Southern Heights Baptist Church, and was a member of Gideons International. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Walker Thomason; a daughter, Coetta and husband Michael Lindt of Dallas, TX; a grandson, Chadwick and his wife Suzanne Lindt of Ft. Worth, TX; a granddaughter, Michelle Lindt of Dallas; two brothers, Dale Thomason of Berryville and Wayne Thomason of Green Forest; a sister, Beverly West of Green Forest; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Blue Eye Cemetery with arrangements by Nelson Funeral Service.

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THOMASSON, Gordon O., Jr.
MAGAZINE, ARKANSAS: Gordon O. Thomasson, Jr. died November 22, 1944. He was killed in the Philippines during World War II. He was survived by his parents, Gordon O. Thomasson, Jr. and Hester B. Thomasson. Interment was at Ellington Cemetery.

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THOMPSON, David
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: David K. Thompson, 75, died February 2, 2011. He was born June 5, 1935 in Prairie Grove to Lyman and Glen Lutts Thompson. He was a U.S. Army veteran. There are no known surviving family members. He leaves behind his caregivers and friends at the Fayetteville Veterans' Home. Interment was at the Fayetteville National Cemetery with arrangements by Moore's Chapel Funeral Home.

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THOMPSON, Ernest
HUNTSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Ernest "Shorty" Thompson, 85, died April 30, 1977 at his home. He was born October 16, 1891 at Thompson to Pleas and Mariah Harred Thompson. He was a retired farmer and a Baptist. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Gertrude Pool Thompson; a son, Don of Fayetteville; three daughters, Mrs. Jerrie Gilliam of Huntsville, Mrs. Johnnie Lyons of Winslow, and Mrs. Ruth Barker of San Lorenzo, CA; two sisters, Mrs. Cleo Penney of Elkins, and Mrs. Ora Smith of Oklahoma City, OK; 5 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Walnut Grove Community Building. Burial was at Walnut Grove Cemetery near Crosses under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home.

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THOMPSON, Mahelda
RANDOLPH COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Mahelda Ann (Hulda) Thompson died November 10, 1943. She was born April 19, 1861 in Randolph County AR to William Mathew and Phebe Jane Stout Pratt. Her children were Eliza Elizabeth "Betty", Luther Hamil, Eva Estelle, Ida May, William M., Minnie C., Nora Isabelle, Clarence Olin, Katie Pearl, and Notra Virginia "Virgie". She was preceded in death by her husband, Olen Thompson. Burial was at Clearview Cemetery in Randolph County, AR under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

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THOMPSON, Norma Jean
FAIRFIELD BAY, ARKANSAS: Norma Jean Thompson, 79, died December 14, 2008. She was born February 2, 1929 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Jasper. She was a retired school teacher, and attended Fairfield Bay Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Harold Lloyd Thompson; two sons, Chant Thompson and wife Marsha, and Tannen Thompson; several grandchildren; and other relatives and many friends. Services were held at Fairfield Bay Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by Olmstead Funeral Home.

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THOMPSON, Otha Mae
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Otha Mae Thompson, 87, died Septemeber 14, 2007. Survivors include five daughters, Minnie Thompson-Brown and Debra Thompson of Pine Bluff, Jewel Thompson of Minneapolis, Shirley Tolliver of Rockford, IL, and Linda Coleman of Woodbury, MN; 50 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at New Morning Star Baptist Church with Rev. James Wilkerson officiating. Burial was at Forest Lawn Memorial Garden under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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THOMPSON, Verdia
ASHDOWN, ARKANSAS: Verdia Mae Thompson, 67, died January 21, 2002 in Texarkana. She was born August 2, 1934 in Ashdown. She was a member of Freeman Chapel Church, the Order of the Eastern Star, and the Order of the Amaranth. She is survived by two daughters, Sandra R. Swift of Dallas, and Pamela J. Pitts of Texarkana; two sons, Rodney W. Williams of Texarkana, and Gary L. Williams of Dallas; two brothers, Andrew Daniel Walton, Jr. and James R. Walton; and 7 grandchildren. Services were held at Freeman Chapel Church. Burial was at Rhodes Cemetery by Moore's Funeral Home.

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THORN, Vera
MALVERN, ARKANSAS: Vera Collins Thorn, 86, died April 13, 2006. She was born September 23, 1919 to the late Allie Collins and Edna Lock Collins. She was a homemaker. She attended Greater New Hope Baptist Church, where she served with the Senior Mass Choir, Missionary Society, and Willing Workers Club. Survivors include three sons, James (Mary) Thorn of Milwaukee, WI, Charles (Sylvia) Thorn of Fort Worth, TX, and Dexter Thorn of Malvern, AR; two daughters, Alverna (Rufus) Lane of Milwaukee, WI and Brenda Anderson of Milwaukee, WI; a brother, Allie Collins of Princeton, AR; a sister, Bessie Brown of Hot Springs; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dallas Thorn; two sons; two sisters; and a brother. Services were held at Greater New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. J.O.T. Lea and Dr. J.N. McCollum presiding. Burial was at Paradise Memorial Garden Cemetery with arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home.

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THORNELL, Thomas
BLACK OAK, ARKANSAS: Thomas Thornell, 73, died April 30, 2001. He was a retiree of Nooter Boiler Company in St. Louis after 37 years of service, and was a member of the boilermakers' union. He was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Surviving family members include his wife, Joyce Thornell; a daughter, Donna Askins of Converse, TX; a son, Barry Thornell of Cincinnati, OH; three sisters, Myrtle Truetzchler of Cahokia, IL, Atrell Turner of Lake City, and Virginia Scott of St. Louis; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the chapel of Gregg Funeral Home in Monette with Gary Earnhart and Kenny Qualls officiating. Burial was at the Monette Cemetery.

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THORNHILL, Elvie Lee
MALVERN, ARKANSAS: Elvie Lee Thornhill, 68, died December 12, 2005. She was a homemaker. She attended Meadow View Missionary Baptist Church in Malvern. Survivors include her husband of 50 years, T.J. Thornhill of Malvern; a daughter, Olivia Robinson of Quitman, AR; two sisters, Linnie Keen and husband, Jack, Lenora Hopper and husband, Lawrence all of Crossett, AR; a brother-in-law, Richard Hartz of Omaha, NE; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Lois Locke Jones; and a sister, Treacel Hartz. Burial was at Egypt Cemetery with arrangements by Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg, AR.

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THORNS, Annie White
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Annie White Thorns, 85, died September 13, 2004. She was born February 22, 1919 to the late Clarence White and Viola Spears White. She attended Mt. Pleasant AME Church, and was a member of the NAACP. She is survived by four sons, Odail Thorns, Jr. of Saginaw, MI, and Jeffery Thorns, Micheal Thorns and Jerome Thorns, all of Pine Bluff; four daughters, Elsie Franklin of Gary, IN, Dorriss Tatum of Oxnard, CA, and Lynda Thorns and Debra Thorns-Compton, both of Pine Bluff; 20 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Odail Thorns, Sr. Services were held at St. John AME Church with Rev. Reginald Cleaver officiating. Burial was at Forest Lawn Memorial Garden with arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.

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THROGMORTON, Tempa
POCAHONTAS, ARKANSAS: Tempa Throgmorton died September 26, 2007. She was born was born September 15, 1915 to the late James Deoudle and Mary Elizabeth Hill Johnson. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, James and Cindy Throgmorton of Pocahontas; a daughter and son-in-law, Willene and Johnny Marasigan of Canton, OH; a sister, Mary Hurn of Pocahontas; her nieces and nephews; 6 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by McNabb Funeral Home.

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THROWER, Fred
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Fred Thrower, 78, died January 10, 1978. He was the founder of the Cosmopolitan Funeral Home in Morrilton. He attended St. Paul AME Church, and was a Mason. He was survived by his wife, Dottie Allen Thrower; two daughters, Velma Spencer and Ruth M. Smith; two sisters, Pearl Allen and Ada Perkins; and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Paul AME Church. Burial was at the Odd Fellows Cemetery with arrangements by Cosmopolitan Funeral Home.

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THURMAN, Bessie F.
SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Bessie Faye Thurman, 85, died May 3, 2007. She was born November 7, 1921 to Perry Baker Oxford and Laura Belle Edmondson Oxford. She was a member of the Wedington Quilting Club, and attended Wedington Missionary Baptist Church. She had worked at the IGA store in Siloam Springs. She is survived by a daughter, Glenna Pace and husband Bill of Siloam Springs; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Orgus Glenn; an infant son; and eight siblings. Services were held at Wedington Baptist Church with Rev. Phil Misenheimer and Rev. Doug Brown officiating. Burial was at Wedington Cemetery with arrangements by Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR.

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THURMOND, Willie E.
HELENA, ARKANSAS: Willie E. Thurmond died February 24, 2009. He was born October 8, 1930 in Lexington, MS to the late Gibson Thurmond and Lillie Martin. He was a landscaper, and attended Greater Miracle Temple Church in West Helena. He is survived by four daughters, Annie (James) Wilborn of Marvell, Joann Hicks of Three Rivers, MI, and Rose (David) Partee and Ollie (Elbert) Jefferson, all of West Helena; a son, James Thurmond of West Helena; 35 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; his cousins; and other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Lillie Martin Thurmond; and two children, Mattie Anderson and Freddie Lofton. Services were held at Greater Miracle Temple Church. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery #3 under the direction of Brown's Home For Funerals.

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THWEATT, Jo
NEW BLAINE, ARKANSAS: Jo Thweatt, 97, passed away December 27, 2006. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Phyllis Ringele of New Blaine, AR; three sons, Donald O'Connell of Colorado Springs, CO, Greg O'Connell of Bellfair, WA, and Wayne O'Connell of San Diego, CA; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Interment was at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Fort Smith, AR with arrangements by Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home.

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TIBBIT, Loyd
EVANSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Loyd Tibbit, 67, died August 5, 2006. He was a cattleman, and retired from Tyson Foods. Survivors include two daughters, Karen Dotson of Stilwell, OK, and Debbie Smith of Pocola, OK; a son, Gary Tibbit of Stilwell, OK; two sisters, Joyce Hager of Fort Smith and Ruby Deffenbaugh of Uniotown; a brother, Bill Tibbit of Natural Dam; 7 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Grandview Assembly of God. Burial was at Hall Cemetery with arrangements by Ocker Funeral Home.

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TIDWELL, Violet Tribble
WALNUT RIDGE, ARKANSAS: Violet Odell Tribble Tidwell, 69, died August 10, 2007. She was born December 5, 1937 to the late James Henry and Tina Taylor Tribble. Survivors include her husband, Troy William Tidwell; two sons, Rev. Rodger Tidwell of Walnut Ridge and Perry Tidwell of Jonesboro; three daughters, Cathy Tyler and Dathney Grooms of Pocahontas, and Kay Huddleston of Walnut Ridge; a brother, Arvil Tribble of Pocahontas; a sister, Laveta Morgan of Corning; 15 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, J.W. Tribble. Services were held at the chapel of McNabb Funeral Home. Interment was at Randolph Memorial Gardens.

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TILLAR, Gerold D.
DUMAS, ARKANSAS: Gerold Deon Tillar, 34, died November 6, 2000 as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident. He was born March 6, 1966 to Jessie Lee Tillar, Jr. and Linda Lambert. He attended St. Peter's Rock Missionary Baptist Church in Dumas. He was a sergeant at the Cummins Unit of the Arkansas Department of Corrections in Grady. Survivors include his wife, Anabel Reed Tillar; a son, Justin Martez Tillar of Dumas; a daughter, Amber Leann Tillar of Dumas; two brothers, Tracy Tillar of Pine Bluff, and Roderick Tillar of California; two sisters, Camilia Buchannon Chaffin of Dallas, TX, and Madelon Young of North Carolina; a maternal grandmother, Essalene Lambert of Dumas, and his paternal grandmother, Bernice Brown of Fort Lauderdale, FL. Services were held at Watson District Headquarters in Mitchellville with Rev. Larry Alexander officiating. Burial was at Banks Cemetery with arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.

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TILLERY, Ella
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Ella Chloe Tillery, 83, died November 11, 2005. She was born September 6, 1922. She attended the First United Pentecostal Church in Fayetteville. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Jim; five daughters, Pauline Hollingsworth of Springdale, Maxine Reynolds of Shawnee, Kan., Louise Calvert of Kansas City, Mo., Reba Hampton of Winslow and Robbi Goff of Paola, Kan.; four sons, Jimmy Tillery of Centerton, Bruce Tillery of Fayetteville and Michael and Kenneth Tillery, both of Springdale; one brother, Sherman Campbell of Ozark; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Ocker Funeral Home Chapel in Alma, AR. Burial was at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Jethro, AR.

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TILLERY, Winnie Lou
LOWELL, ARKANSAS: Winnie Lou Tillery, 60, died December 23, 2006. She was born September 8, 1946 to Delbert Verne and Margie Wanda Glover Rutledge. She had worked as a bookkeeper for Clarke Industries. She is survived by her husband, Jerry C. Tillery; a daughter, Patricia Lynette Lassiter of Ontario, CA; a sister, Jenise Perry of Denver; and 2 granddaughters. Interment was at Witter Cemetery with Wilson Rowlett presiding.

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TILLEY, Maudie
OZARK, ARKANSAS: Maudie Tilley, 88, died June 14, 2002. She was the daughter of the late Julius and Melissa Shipman Cowan. She attended Calvary Baptist Church. She is survived by four daughters, Robbie Black and Wanda Sanford, both of Ozark, Chris Sooter of Possum Kingdom, TX, and Gay Turner of San Angelo, TX; a son, Marshall Tilley of Amarillo, TX; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman Tilley. Services were held at Calvary Baptist Church with Jim Young officiating. Burial was at Dyer Cemetery with arrangements by Shaffer Funeral Home.

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TILLEY, Rosella
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Rosella Tilley, 66, passed away May 25, 2005. She was born December 21, 1938 in Arkana, Arkansas to Delbert and Laura Noel Harris. She was employed in lab work. She enjoyed fishing, flowers, and spending time with her grandchildren. She attended the Hopewell Baptist Church. Among the survivors are her husband of 50 years, Chester Tilley of Mountain Home; seven sons, Robert (Martha), Leonard (Connie), Jerry, Marvin (Shirley), Galen (Mellisa), Terry and Cory Tilley of Mountain Home, Arkansas; her daughters, Janice (Jeff) Daye and Patsy Tilley of Mountain Home; two sisters, Maxine Shockey and Gladys Bailey; 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers; and a sister. Interment was at the Arkana Cemetery with Rev. Louis Stephens officiating. Arrangements were handled by Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home.

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TILLMAN, Benjamin
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Benjamin J. Tillman, 84, died March 11, 1900. He was born in 1816. He was a native of North Carolina, but had resided in Arkansas for approximately 20 years, where he was a respected citizen. He was of the Baptist faith. He was survived by his wife; his son, Ben; and several other relatives. Interment was at Fitzgerald Cemetery in Springdale with Rev. I.M. Phillips officiating.

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TILLMAN, Queen Ester
LONOKE, ARKANSAS: Queen Ester Tillman, 93, died on November 16, 2006. She is survived by many nieces, nephews and other family members. Interment was at Lonoke Cemetery under the direction of Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke, AR.

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TILTON, Ora
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: Ora Tilton, 79, died June 12, 1966. He was born August 25, 1886. He was survived by his wife, Effie Mae Tilton; a son, Lyndon Tilton; a stepson, Jack Moulder; two daughters, Barbara Tilton and Dixie Sweetser; a sister, Stella Allen; and 8 grandchildren. Interment was at Prairie Grove Cemetery with arrangements by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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TINCHER, Elmer
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Elmer Tincher, 79, died May 27, 1984. He was born March 5, 1905 to Jim and Rosie Watkins Tincher. He was a retired school custodian, and a member of the Assembly of God church. He was survived by his wife, Lola Nail Tincher; four brothers, Clifford Tincher, Albert Tincher, Walter Tincher, and Arthur Tincher; and a sister, Nora Flynn. Burial was at Baptist Ford Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Home.

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TINER, Tammy Hassell
STUTTGART, ARKANSAS: Tammy Hassell Tiner, 31, died July 7, 2004. She was born November 6, 1972. She attended Harmony Baptist Church in Stuttgart, and operated an upholstery shop. She is survived by her husband, Ray Tiner of Stuttgart; her parents, W.T. and Cora Brady of Bryant; brothers, Billy W. Hassell of Bryant, Tommy Brady and Bryon Brady of Hot Springs, Sean Brady of Bryant, and Nathan Brady of Benton; a sister, Cherie Brady of East End, and her grandparents, Travis Hassell and Lois Ghere, both of Little Rock. She was preceded in death by her father, Dennis Hassell and grandparents, Russell Ghere and Elray Hassell. Services were held at the chapel of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home with David Inzer presiding. Burial was at Forest Hills Memorial Park in Little Rock, AR.

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TINKLE, Albert L.
SHERWOOD, ARKANSAS: Albert Lee Tinkle, 63, died November 30, 2004. He was born June 16, 1941 to the late Earl and Goldie Smith Tinkle. He was a truck driver, and attended Indian Springs Baptist Church. He is survived by a daughter, Alberta Tinkle Best of Sherwood; a stepdaughter, Lucinda Delquatro of Salt Lake City, UT; his stepsons, Lloyd Vanover of Lonsdale and Chris Vanover of Little Rock; two sisters, Evelyn Sampley of Sherwood and Grace Gaylord of Little Rock; four brothers, Earl W. Tinkle of Conway, Thomas "Pete" Tinkle of Redfield, Douglas Tinkle of Hensley and Rickey Tinkle of Charlotte, NC; 13 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Freeda Moseley Tinkle. Interment was at Rector Cemetery in Rector, AR under the direction of Roller-Drummond Funeral Home.

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TINSLEY, Vivian
JOINER, ARKANSAS: Vivian Anne Tinsley, 85, died April 14, 1995. She was a retired mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. She was of the Methodist faith. She is survived by her daughters, Margaret Loftin of Shreveport, LA and Lynn Jones of Paducah, KY; a son, Jack Tinsley of Joiner; a sister, Katie Rogers of Joiner; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services were held at Joiner Methodist Church. Burial was at Bassett Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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TITSWORTH, Cora
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Cora Mae Titsworth, 89, died March 27, 2006. She previously worked for Arkhoma Frozen Foods in Fort Smith, and was a Baptist. Survivors include three daughters, Virginia Hopkins and Verna Bagley, both of Van Buren, and Shirley Brewer of Uniontown; three sons, Harold Titsworth of Tulsa, and Eugene Titsworth and Buford Titsworth, both of Van Buren; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Titsworth. Interment was at Salem Cemetery in Cedarville with arrangements by Ocker Funeral Home.

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TITSWORTH, John R.
LOGAN COUNTY, ARKANSAS: John Randolph Titsworth, 33, died June 24, 1864. He was born January 13, 1831. He served as a captain during the Civil War. He was survived by his wife, Emma Arbuckle Titsworth; and three children, Ella, Ada, and Eddie Titsworth. Interment was at Titsworth Cemetery.

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TITSWORTH, Thomas
MAYFIELD, ARKANSAS: Thomas Titsworth, 16, died August 30, 1873. Burial was at Clark Cemetery.

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TJADER, Sharon Walters
SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Sharon Tjader, 51, died January 6, 2006. She was born July 2, 1954 to Marvin Walters and Shirley Jones Walters. She worked at Decatur State Bank, and attended Fellowship Bible Church in Lowell, AR. She is survived by her husband, Douglas B. Tjader; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Jennifer and Jaime Castaneda of Lowell, Lisa Tjader of Libertyville, IL, and Andrea and Brian Van Auken of Springdale; a granddaughter; her mother, Shirley Walters; a sister, Linda Birky of Waukegan; and two brothers, Jeff Walters and Russell Walters, both of Zion, IL. Services were held at the chapel of Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs with Rev. Steve Galloway officiating. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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TOBER, Frederick W. III
ELKINS, ARKANSAS: Frederick William Tober III, 72, died April 12, 2011 at his residence. He was born November 21, 1938 in Baltimore, MD to Frederick William Tober II and Dorothy M. Myers. He is survived by his wife, Constance "Connie" Tober; a son, Frederick Tober, Jr. of Tennessee; two sisters, Linda and Darlene, both of Baltimore; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Fayetteville National Cemetery under the direction of Beard's Funeral Chapel.

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TOBEY, Pauletta Hoskins
MALVERN, ARKANSAS: Pauletta Hoskins Tobey, 61, died October 13, 2006. She was born November 2, 1944 to the late D.W. and Cathlene Fraizer Hoskins. She was a licensed social worker at Community Counseling, and was a member of the Hot Spring County Historical Society. She was a Missionary Baptist. She is survived by her husband, Emmitt Hanlin; and two brothers, William David Hoskins of Pine Bluff and Wayne Hoskins of Albuquerque, NM. Services were held at the chapel of Regency Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Franklin officiating. Interment was at Fairplay Cemetery.

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TOBST, Frederick
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Frederick Tobst died December 14, 1863. He served in the U.S. Army during the Civil War. Interment was at the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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TODD, Carl
ARKADELPHIA, ARKANSAS: Carl Todd, 51, died December 17, 2002. He was born November 17, 1951 to Dora Jefferson Todd and the late Eddie Todd, Jr. He is survived by his mother, Dora Jefferson Todd; his son, Dontae; four daughters, Christie, Lillie, Darletha and Lisa; four sisters, Callie Griffith, Marshall Quarles, Lisa Todd and Roeshell Knox; four brothers, Levon Todd, William C. Todd, Iya Todd and Eddie Todd; and 10 grandchildren. Services were held at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Dr. Lewis Shepherd presiding. Interment was at Houston Turner Cemetery in Dalark. Arrangements were handled by Williams Funeral Home.

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TODD, Forrest Glenn
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Forrest Glenn Todd, 96, died March 7, 2002. He was born February 24, 1906 to Rayborn and Minta Todd. He was a building contractor and a Methodist. Among the survivors are his wife, Effie Wingard Todd, whom he married in 1927; a son, Richard Todd of Pensacola, Florida; two daughters, Betty Allbritton of Pine Bluff and Linda Sue Todd of Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rayborn Todd and Minta Todd Hartman; a daughter, JoAnn Todd; a brother, Claude Todd; and a sister, Irene Webkes. Services were held at the chapel of Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors with Rev. Lyle Hern presiding. Interment was at Bellwood Cemetery.

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TODD, Georgia
STEPHENS, ARKANSAS: Georgia Todd, 106, died December 24, 2004 in Stephens. She was born August 3, 1898 in Nevada County to the late Ethan Hicks and Lou Ira Johnson. Survivors include a daughter, Odessa Gary; and a sister, Laura Lewis. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Floyd Young and William Todd; her parents; 14 siblings; 2 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at St. James A.M.E. Church. Interment was at Seminary Cemetery with arrangements by Marks Funeral Home.

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TODD, Ruth Jordan
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Ruth Jordan Todd, 84, died January 5, 2008. She was born January 28, 1923 to Charles Richard Jordan and Edna Wade Jordan. She was a retired cook, and attended Calvary Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Daniel K. Todd, Sr. and wife Christine of Michigan; a brother, Johnny Jordan and wife Gene of Redfield, AR; two sisters, Ola Conrad of West Monroe, LA, and Lou Franks and husband Kelcer of Dallas, TX; 12 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie Virgil Todd; a son, David Todd; a daughter, Barbara Todd Mitchell; and a grandson, Elijah Todd. Services were held at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of Harris Funeral Home.

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TOLBERT, Delphia M. Caples
JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Delphia Modene Caples Tolbert, 84, died September 28, 2004. She was born August 25, 1920. She was a member of Enterprise General Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons, Jerry Tolbert and Michael Tolbert, both of Jonesboro; two daughters, Barbara Massey and Linda Leonard, both of Jonesboro; a sister, Jewel Culbertson of Bono; 8 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar "Buddy" Tolbert; her parents, John and Martha Caples; a sister; and 7 brothers. Services were held at the chapel of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home with John Snyder and Earnest Cornish officiating. Burial was at Old Enterprise Cemetery.

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TOLBERT, Murl F.
PARIS, ARKANSAS: Murl Ford Tolbert, 93, died June 17, 2006. He was the son of the late Oscar and Frances Bush Tolbert. He was a graduate of Tyler Commercial College. He was a bookkeeper for an oil drilling company in Oklahoma City, and was co-owner and operator of Tolbert Hatchery for ten years. He worked in the Subiaco Abbey Print Shop, where he learned to operate Linotype, and later worked for the Paris Express, from which he retired after 33 years at the age of 70. He attended St. Joseph's Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Rose Marie Tolbert; two daughters and a son-in-law, Mary Frances and George Zeiler, and Anna Kathryn Tolbert; a son, Leo David Tolbert and wife Royce; a sister, Cleta Koch; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, and two sisters. Services were held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with Fr. Eugene Luke officiating. Burial was at St. Joseph�s Cemetery in Paris under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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TOLEFREE, Mark Julius
HAMBURG, ARKANSAS: Mark Julius Tolefree, 62, died July 10, 2000. He was a retired timber worker. He was a Methodist. He is survived by three brothers, Rev. Levi Tolefree and George Tolfree of Crossett and James Tolefree of Rockford, IL; and a sister, Vera Washington of Crossett. He was preceded in death by his parents, Enos and Janie Kazee Tolefree; and a brother, Leon Tolefree. Services were held at the chapel of Cromwell Funeral Home with Rev. W.R. Taylor officiating. Burial was at Westview Cemetery.

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TOLER, Juanita Edwards
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Juanita Toler, 84, died October 11, 2006. She was born October 15, 1918 to the late Cabe Edwards and Gwendolyn Smith Edwards. She was a graduate of the University of Arkansas. She was a school teacher, and later worked as a veterinary assistant. She was a member of the Springdale First United Methodist Church, where she was active in the Builders Sunday School Class. She was also a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She is survived by her husband, Raymond W. Toler; a brother, Dan C. Edwards of Springdale; and a sister, Bobbie Edwards Mulberry of Cocoa Beach, FL. Arrangements were entrusted to the Nelson-Berna Funeral Home of Fayetteville, AR.

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TOLER, Mary
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Mary Southworth Toler, 91, died December 15, 2003 at Christus St. Joseph's Hospital in Paris, TX. She was born September 12, 1912 in Walnut Ridge, AR to Mary M. and Luther Franklin Southworth. She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church. She is survived by a son, Donald Earle Toler and daughter-in-law, Dell Toler of Idabel, OK; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, C.E. Toler; her parents; and two brothers, Luther F. Southworth Jr. and James W. Southworth. Interment was at Roselawn Memorial Park under the direction of Griffin Leggett Healey and Roth Funeral Home.

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TOLSON, Riley
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Riley Tolson died May 12, 1864. He served with the 54th Regiment of the United States Colored Infantry during the Civil War. Interment was at the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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TOLSTEDT, Phyllis M. Geis
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Phyllis Marie Geis Tolstedt, 80, passed away on September 29, 2003. She was the first woman licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of South Dakota. She was a Catholic. She was the widow of Howard Hanson, and operated the Poulos and Hanson Real Estate Co. until her retirement. Surviving family members include her husband, Grandon Tolstedt, whom she married in 1995; a son, Phil Hanson and his wife, Georgia of Sioux Falls, SD; and two grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the South Dakota School for the Blind, Toy Library in Aberdeen, SD. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Our Lady of Holy Souls Catholic Church. Cremation arrangements were handled by Ruebel Funeral Home.

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TOMLIN, Alma
GARFIELD, ARKANSAS: Alma M. Tomlin, 88, died November 18, 2007. She was born November 26, 1918 to Owen Berner and Elizabeth May Owens Berner. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Rebekahs, and attended the Church of Today in Rogers. She enjoyed needlework and butterflies. She is survived by a daughter, Dorothy R. Ingalls of Garfield; 4 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; 4 sisters; and 5 brothers. Interment was at Bayless Cemetery in Garfield under the direction of Callison-Lough Funeral Home.

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TOMLINSON, Parthenia Jennings
IZARD COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Parthenia Hasentine Jennings Tomlinson died March 17, 1910. She was born February 18, 1848 to Dempsey and Mahalia E. Jennings. She was the wife of John Tomlinson. Interment was at Zion Hill Cemetery.

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TONG, Robert F.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Robert F. Tong died November 20, 1944 during World War II. He was born August 2, 1925. Interment was at the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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TOOKS, Iva
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Iva Tooks, 82, died March 26, 2000. She was born September 21, 1917 to the late James Wilson and Martha Wilson. She was the widow of Walter Tooks. She attended Allen Temple AME Church, where she served on Stewardess Board #1, Church School Bible Class #2, the Pastor's Aide Club and the Blue Ribbon Club. Survivors include a son, LaRue Watson of Chicago, IL; and a sister, Ava Williams of Pine Bluff. She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Carl Watson; and two brothers, Edward Clark and Simmie Clark. Services were held at Allen Temple AME Church with the Rev. Frederick T. Gooden officiating. Burial was at the National Cemetery at Little Rock with arrangements by P.K. Miller Mortuary of Pine Bluff, AR.

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TORRENCE, James Talmadge
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: James Talmadge Torrence, 75, died January 18, 2000. He was born May 5, 1924. He was a retired welder and commercial painter. He attended Hopewell Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Marie Loften Warren Torrence; a son, Charles Warren of El Dorado; a daughter, Shirley Baldwin of Columbus, MS; a brother, Voe Torrence of Brandon, MS; two half-sisters, Lois Bean of Texarkana, TX, and Mildred Keen of Cultport, MS; 2 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Hopewell Baptist Church with Rev. Deryl Jones and Rev. Billy Smith officiating. Interment was at Hopewell Cemetery with arrangements by Rumph-Owers Funeral Home.

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TOSH, Elfreeda
JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Elfreeda Tosh, 77, died December 1, 2005. She was a retired engineering supervisor at Frolic Footwear, and attended Nettleton Baptist Church. She was a member of the Forest Home Extension Homemakers Club, and was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Jonesboro Rotary Club. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Susie Tosh, Lynn Tosh, and Mike and Kathy Tosh, all of Jonesboro; three daughters and sons-in-law, Rhonda and Brent Cline, Sherri Roberts, and Staci and Calvin Sparrow, all of Jonesboro; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Eva and Doyle Hughes of Palm Bay, FL, Velma Healey of Jasper, GA, and Mary Thorne of Alpharetta, GA; 11 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Ethel Clark Holloway; and a brother, Culon "Holly" Holloway. Burial was at Jonesboro Memorial Park under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home.

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TOTH, Sandor
LAMAR, ARKANSAS: Sandor Toth, 72, died December 18, 1998. A native of Hungary, he was a son of the late Zoltan and Rosie Nagy Toth. He was a retired tool and dye maker, a former director of the New Jersey Credit Union, and a member of the machinists' union. He is survived by his wife, Josee Toth; one son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Heather Toth of Las Vegas, Nev.; one brother and sister-in-law, Zoltan and Rosa Toth of Hungary; and four grandchildren. Memorial services were held at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Father Victor Gillespie officiating.

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TOWELL, Dennis
POCAHONTAS, ARKANSAS: Dennis Theryl Towell died August 6, 2008 at Five Rivers Medical Center in Pocahontas. He was born October 20, 1929 in Blodgett, MO to Chester and Mayfair Towell. He was an electronics engineer for McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis, MO with 26 years of service, and retired to a farm in Pocahontas. He was a Mason and a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include his wife, Anita Marvine Towell; a daughter, Denise Towell of Beaufort, MO; a son and daughter-in-law, Mitchell and Candy Towell of St. Louis MO; two brothers, Mel Towell of Jonesboro, and Jim Towell of Norwood, MO; a grandson; and 10 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Meredith Towell. Interment was at the Smithville Cemetery under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

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TOWER, Eleanor Edrodean
DeWITT, ARKANSAS: Eleanor Edrodean "Deanie" Tower, 82, died January 1, 2006. She was born May 24, 1924, to Elza Boone and Mary Elizabeth Settle Craig. She attended the Church of Christ, and was a retired LPN. She is survived by her children, James Eugene Craig of Dennard, Thomas Glen Tower of Gillett and Tressa Grammer of DeWitt; two sisters, Iris Moore of Stuttgart and Evelyn Adcox of England; 7 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Earl Glen Tower; and two brothers, Gerald Craig and Jimmy Craig. Burial was at DeWitt Cemetery under the direction of Essex Funeral Home.

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TOWER, Estelle Douthit
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Estelle L. Douthit Tower, 80, died December 20, 2002. She was a daughter of the late George and Myrtle Sampley Foley. She was a retired nurse, and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Mickey and Susie Douthit of Little Rock; and two grandchildren. Burial was at the West Mt. Zion Cemetery with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Arrangements were handled by Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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TOWERY, Bonnie A. Mueller
OSCEOLA, ARKANSAS: Bonnie Alice Towery, 70, died July 14, 2006. She was born March 13, 1936 to Norman and Bertha LaRue Mueller. She attended the Luxora First Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, cooking and gardening. She is survived by a son, Charles Calvin Towery of Blytheville; two daughters, Denise Atchley of Keiser and Belinda Bose of Madison, WI; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; a brother: Charles Mueller of Rainier, Oregon; two sisters, Florence Bryan of Dyess and Rosaline Calhoun of Rainier, Oregon. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Towery; and a brother, Glenn Mueller. Services were held at the chapel of Roller-Swift Funeral Home, followed by burial at Mississippi County Memorial Gardens.

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TOWNSEND, John W.
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: John Washington Townsend, 38, died in September of 1945. He worked for Swift & Co., and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Townsend. He was survived by his parents; and two sisters, Mrs. Barbara Mason and Mrs. Madie Crook. Burial was at Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

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TOWNSEND, Venious, Jr.
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Venious Townsend Jr., 79, died September 10, 2002. He was born February 28, 1923 to the late Venious Townsend, Sr. and Sarah Hilliard Townsend. Surviving family members include two daughters, Linda Joyce Ragsdale and Carolyn Ann Wills, both of Petersburg, Virginia; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Henson Mortuary.

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TOWNSLEY, Gladys Milligan
BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS: Gladys Milligan Townsley, 91, died April 14, 2009. She was born September 19, 1917 to Samuel Jackson and Elizabeth Anne Hardin Milligan. She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church. She is survived by two sons, James O. Townsley and Jerry W. Townsley, both of Batesville; two daughters, Ana Beth Crabtree and Evelyn Ross, both of Cave City; a brother, Ellis Milligan of Little Rock; a sister, Lora Williford of Batesville; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jim Townsley; her stepmother, Bessie Cooper Milligan; four brothers, Darvella Milligan, Frank Milligan, Leon Milligan and Carl Milligan; and two sisters, Nancy Carla and Mary Milligan. Burial was at Milligan Campground Cemetery east of Cave City under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City, AR.

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TOWNSLEY, Maynard R.
BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS: Maynard Raymond Townsley, 82, died June 7, 2007. He was born December 5, 1924 to the late William Bly and Adaline Allen Townsley. He retired from Crowell Cleaners in Batesville, and was also a farmer. He attended Bold Springs Baptist Church. He is survived by an aunt, Ethel King of Grange; a nephew, Eugene Townsley of Batesville; 2 great-nephews; and a great-niece. He was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Leon Townsley. Services were held at the chapel of Qualls Funeral Home in Cave City with Dennis Gay officiating. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery.

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TOY, Freda Herndon
JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Freda Herndon Toy, 84, died June 12, 2006. She was a retired teacher, and attended the First Assembly of God Church. She is survived by a stepson, Jay Toy; a granddaughter; a sister, Vada VanBuren; a sister-in-law, Christine Herndon; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.F. Herndon; eight brothers; and six sisters. Burial was at Potter Memorial Cemetery in Lepanto, AR under the direction of Murphy Funeral Home.

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TRAFFANSTEDT, Elizabeth Uekman
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Elizabeth Uekman Traffanstedt, 92, died August 7, 2006. She was a retired office manager, and attended St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Survivors include a sister, Josephine Ferguson of Sherwood; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Magdalena Bierman Uekman; four brothers; and eight sisters. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, followed by burial at Calvary Cemetery.

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TRAVIS, Aubry B.
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Aubry Bowie Travis, 78, died March 26, 2007. He was born August 24, 1928 to the late James and Mattie Smith Travis. He is survived by four sons and daughters-in-law, Aubry M. and Betty Travis, Michael Travis, David Travis, and Danny and Michelle Travis; three daughters and a son-in-law, Joyce Lauhoff, Barbara Sullivan, and Martha and Robert Ralph; 22 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lizzie Travis; a son, Terry Travis; two sisters; four brothers; and two grandchildren. Interment was at Fairplay Cemetery with Bro. Jerry Shinn officiating. Arrangements were handled by Gross Funeral Home.

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TREADWAY, Helen
CLINTON, ARKANSAS: Helen Marie Treadway, 88, died April 8, 2005. She was born October 8, 1916 to the late Toney Lewis and Katie McCue Lewis. She was an Avon representative, and attended the Clinton Church of Christ. She is survived by her daughters, Doris and husband Stan Stanton of Heber Springs, and Cynthia and husband Dale Stringfellow of Rose Bud; three brothers, Dewey Lewis of Clinton, Donald Lewis and wife Louise of North Little Rock, and Warren Lewis and wife Bonnie of Clinton; a sister, Jewel and husband Bill Tomlinson of Clinton; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Treadway; and her brothers, Walter Lewis and Cecil Lewis. Services were held at the Clinton Church of Christ with Henry Pipkin officiating. Interment was at Hunter Hill Cemetery under the direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton, AR.

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TREADWELL, Montazuma
SEARCY COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Montazuma Treadwell died September 2, 1919. She was born September 14, 1889. She was the wife of Tip Treadwell. Interment was at Hall Cemetery.

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TREAT, Barbara Shorey
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Barbara Lou Shorey Treat, 39, died November 2, 1973 in an auto accident. She was born July 5, 1934 to Earle and Lucile Woolery Shorey. She was survived by her husband, Ralph Treat; two sons, Randall Treat and Anthony Treat; three daughters, Alena Treat, Loree Louise Treat, and Candice Treat; a brother, Robert Shorey; and her father and stepmother, Earle and Vera Shorey. Services were held at Central United Methodist Church with Dr. Joel Cooper officiating. Burial was at the National Cemetery in Fayetteville under the direction of Nelson Funeral Home.

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TREAT, Leda Gray
LESLIE, ARKANSAS: Leda A. Treat, 94, died November 14, 2006. She was born July 20, 1912 to the late John Gray and Jane Griffin Gray. She was of the Pentecostal faith. She is survived by three daughters, Claudia Powell and Anna Jo Kelley, both of Leslie, and Evelyn Horton of Macks Creek, MO; three brothers, Willie Gray of Imperial, MO, Shirley Gray of O'Fallon, MO, Rufus Gray of Leslie, and Bruce Gray of Marshall; two sisters, Argie Treat of Yuba City, CA, and Bobbie Shaw of Fenton, MO; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Henry Treat; and a brother, Jewel Gray. Interment was at Nubbin Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Roller-Coffman Funeral Home.

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TREAT, Rosie Lee
LESLIE, ARKANSAS: Rosie Lee Treat, 98, died December 11, 1985. She was born February 17, 1887. She attended Nubbin Hill Community Church. She is survived by three daughters, Hattie Treat, Dorothy Campbell, and Juanita Paxton; a son, Bill; 19 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. Burial was at Nubbin Hill Cemetery by Coffman Funeral Home.

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TREAT, Zetta
FLIPPIN, ARKANSAS: Zetta Treat, 94, died December 11, 2004. She was born March 10, 1910 to Charlie and Mae Shelton Henson. She was the widow of Floyd Treat. She was a Baptist, and a nurse's aide. She enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with her grandchildren. She is survived by three sons, Kenneth Treat (Ann) of Mountain Home, Kern Treat of Little Rock, and Kenton Treat (Carolyn) of Mountain Home; a daughter, Kathy White (Bill) of Bull Shoals; 8 grandchildren; a brother; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons; a daughter; two grandchildren; two sisters; and two brothers. Services were held at the Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home Chapel, followed by interment at the Flippin Cemetery.

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TREECE, Lela
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Lela Madeline Treece, 82, died August 20, 2008. She was born May 11, 1926 to William Elbert Gray and Josephine Madeline Wilks. She is survived by a son, Larry Treece of Fayetteville; three daughters, Charlotte Wages of Fayetteville, Brenda Treece of Springfield, MO, and Linda Turknett of Springdale; a sister, Emma Lou Slaughter of Fayetteville; 7 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Treece, Jr. Burial was at Fairview Memorial Gardens Cemetery with arrangements by Beard's Funeral Chapel.

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TRENT, Sallie
FARMINGTON, ARKANSAS: Sallie Woolsey Trent died July 11, 1885. She was born February 22, 1813. She was of the Methodist faith, and was the wife of Rev. Josiah Trent. She was preceded in death by her husband and at least three of her eleven children. Burial was at Ebenezer Cemetery.

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TRENT, Weanetta Pearl
ASH FLAT, ARKANSAS: Weanetta Pearl Trent, 82, died October 15, 2000. She was born September 6, 1918. She was a homemaker, and attended the Hardy Church of Christ. She is survived by a son, Raymond Trent, Jr. and daughter-in-law Norma Trent of Ash Flat; two sisters,� Jeanetta Driscol of Sand Springs, OK and George Rose of Washburn, MO. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Trent, Sr.; her parents; a brother; and a grandchild. Interment was at Baker Cemetery near Williford with arrangements by Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Hardy, AR.

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TRENTHAM, Ruby L.
CEDARVILLE, ARKANSAS: Ruby Lillian Trentham, 86, died October 13, 2006. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a sister, Mary Ford of Albuquerque, NM; and four brothers, Ray, Jim and Russell Hooser, all of California, and Leon Hooser of Colorado. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Trentham. Interment was at Hall Cemetery with arrangements by Ocker Funeral Home.

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TREVILLION, Hiram
PRESCOTT, ARKANSAS: Hiram Trevillion, 81, died October 10, 1885. He was born September 18, 1804. Interment was at Artesian Cemetery.

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TREWHITT, William L.
CANE HILL, ARKANSAS: William Lloyd Trewhitt, 78, died January 4, 1978. He was born May 17, 1899 to William Edward and Lola Margaret Irwin Trewhitt. He retired from the Arkansas Highway Department, and was a member of the Presbyterian Church. He was survived by his wife, Jewell Delap Trewhitt; a son, William D. Trewhitt; a daughter, Patty Jane Gibbins; and a brother, Jim Burns Trewhitt. Burial was at Cane Hill Cemetery.

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TREZVANT, James, Sr.
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: James Trezvant, Sr, 77, died April 21, 2009. He was born August 26, 1931 to Eddie and Alice Trezvant. He was a retired mechanic, owned Trezvant Salvage Company, and was a longtime deacon at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Parthine Trezvant; two daugthers, Alice Trezvant and Denise Kemp of Morrilton; two sons, Ronnie Trezvant and Kenneth Trezvant of Morrilton; a brother, Tollie Trezvant of Wichita, KS; a sister, Mary Trezvant of Morrilton; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Mount Zion Cemetery by Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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TREZVANT, Parthine
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Parthine McKinney Trezvant, 77, died December 24, 2011. She was born August 29, 1934 in Morrilton to Willie McKinney and Sophonie Stone. She retired from Morrilton Plastics, and was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, where was a choir director. Survivors include two sons, Kennith Trezvant and Ronnie Trezvant, both of Morrilton; two daughters, Denise Kemp and Alice Trezvant, both of Morrilton; a sister, Betty Teague of St. Louis, MO; a brother, Charles McKinney of St. Louis, MO; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Trezvant, Jr.; three brothers, Coleman McKinney, Selvin McKinney, and William McKinney; six sisters, Noriss McKinney, Ruby Payne, Ruth Lee, Lorine Sinclair, Cathine Payne and Faye Clinkscale; and a grandson. Services were held Mount Zion Baptist Church. Interment was at Mount Zion Cemetery under the direction of Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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TRICE, Ramous
RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS: Ramous Trice, 94, died March 18, 2004. A daughter of the late Aaron and Ada Webb Cook, she was born January 20, 1910 in Russellville. She was a retired merchant, and was a former member of New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, and her husband, Sherman, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Augusta Cook and Arnita Russell. She is survived by a sister, Leona Edwards of Russellville. Services were held at the New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Alex D. Bray and Rev. Tyrone Williamson officiating. Burial was at Reed Cemetery with arrangements by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville, AR.

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TRICKEY, Carl S.
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Carl Scott Trickey, 91, died September 5, 2006. He was born June 17, 1915 to the late John W. and Lutitia Trickey. He retired from Reynolds Metal. He attended Holland Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, where he seved as a deacon and Sunday School teacher. He was a 32nd degree Mason. Survivors include a daughter, Ella Petz and husband Charles of Benton; 4 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Estelle "Dink" Trickey; 7 brothers; and 4 sisters. Services were held at Holland Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at New Rosemont Cemetery with arrangements by Ashby Funeral Home of Benton, AR.

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TRIMEW, Bessie
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Bessie Trimew, 89, passed away June 29, 2004. She was born October 14, 1914 to the late Pledge Summers and Rosie Simms Summers. Survivors include a grandson, Stoney Summers of Pine Bluff, who was her caregiver; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services were held at Perry Funeral Home with Rev. Earl Penister officiating. Interment was at P.K. Miller Cemetery.

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TRIMM, Violet
ALMA, ARKANSAS: Violet Trimm, 85, died July 16, 2006. She retired from Tyson Foods. She is survived by a son, James Thompson of California. No services were scheduled. Funeral arrangements were handled by Ocker Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.

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TRISLER, Floyd W.
PARIS, ARKANSAS: Floyd Wesley "Buddy" Trisler, 79, died January 25, 2009. He was born October 31, 1929 to E.E and Mary E. Caldwell Trisler. He ran an auto parts business in Paris for many years, and retired from Cloyes in 1992. He attended First Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Vera Butler Trisler; three daughters and their spouses; Evelyn (Ruthie) and Bill Burkett, Mary Louise Howard, and Betty Ann and Danny Fairbanks; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Rubie Bernard of Fort Smith, and Mary Sue Smith and husband J.W. of Central City, and two brothers, John (Bobby) Trisler and wife Glenda of Hereford, AZ, and Bill Trisler of Roland, OK. He was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Trisler; an infant sister, Wanda May Trisler; a granddaughter, Amber Mackey; and a son-in-law, Herbert Howard. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Paris. Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery in Paris with arrangements by Roller Funeral Home.

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TRIVETT, Delcie M.
COTTER, ARKANSAS: Delcie Mae Trivitt, 59, died August 18, 2005. Survivors include her husband, J.W. Trivitt; her sons, Johnny Trivitt, Michael Kermmoade, Brad Kermmoade, and Darren Trivitt; her daughters, Lynda Williams and Kimberly Studdard; two sisters; a brother; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers. Services were held at River of Life Assembly of God Church in Gassville, AR with burial at Walnut Hill Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Roller Funeral Home.

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TROLINGER, Weymouth L. Jenkins
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Weymouth Lavonne Jenkins Trolinger, 94, passed away on June 10, 2003. She was born November 26, 1908 to the late Wade Oakley Jenkins and Nell McCallum Jenkins. She was a former bookkeeper for Hunt's Department Store and the Boston Store at Fort Smith for twenty-five years before moving to Pine Bluff in 1954. She was a volunteer for many years at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, and at the American Red Cross in Pine Bluff. She attended the Lakeside United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Hale Trolinger; two brothers, Irad Jenkins and John Jenkins; and a sister, Blodwin Greenwalt. There are no immediate surviving family members. Services were held at Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors with the Rev. George Williams officiating. Interment was at Graceland Cemetery.

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TROOP, Morris
GARLAND COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Morris Troop was born April 15, 1885, and died June 6, 1958. Burial was at Beth Jacob Cemetery under the direction of Gross Funeral Home.

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TROST, Iola Mostellar
GREEN FOREST, ARKANSAS: Iola Mae Mostellar Trost, 83, died November 27, 2006. She was born January 6, 1923 to the late Charlie Bert and Flossie Belle Anderson Mostellar. She was a nurse at the Carroll County Hospital. She is survived by her sons, Carl Bell of Harrison and Von Gregory of Harrison; two grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Ray Mosteller; and two sisters, Velma Livingston and Ruth Douglas. Services were held at Mary Mother of God Catholic Church with Rev. Gregory G. Hart officiating. Burial was at Maplewood Cemetery under the direction of Coffman Funeral Home.

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TROTTER, John W.
WASHINGTON, ARKANSAS: John W. Trotter, 65, died February 24, 2003 at a Texarkana hospital. He was born November 9, 1937 in Columbus, AR. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Columbus. He is survived by three children and a son-in-law, Latasha S. Trotter of Washington, Gwenetta and Roland Johnson of Terre Haute, and Kerry D. Trotter of Los Angeles; seven stepchildren; a brother, Miles Phillips; five sisters, Melvin Hickman, Aldorthy Scott, Esther Tucker, Betty Landry, and Cleastor Dobbs; 4 grandchildren; his step-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Macedonia Baptist Church. Interment was at Macedonia Cemetery with arrangements by Hicks Funeral Home.

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TROUT, Imogene
SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Imogene Trout died April 29, 2003. She was born August 14, 1926 in Wheeler, TX to Clarence Crowder and Jesse Leota Blakemore. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Robinson Ladies' Club. She attended the First Assembly of God Church. She is survived by a daughter, Nanette Exceen of Robinson; two sons, Mike Trout of Prairie Grove, and Geary Trout of Farmington; a brother, Kenneth Dale Crowder of Yuciapia, CA; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Karr "Jake" Trout. Burial was at Yell Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home.

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TROUTMAN, Woodrow W.
JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Woodrow Wilson Troutman, 90, died April 28, 2004. He was a retired farmer, and was a Methodist. He is survived by three sons, Tom Troutman, Jerry Troutman, and Joey Troutman, all of Jonesboro; a sister, Mae Bopes of Paragould; and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Troutman; his parents, Alfred and Ethel Troutman; three brothers, Ray Troutman, Curtis Troutman, and Ellis Troutman; a sister, Sybil Troutman; and a grandson, Thomas S. Troutman. Burial was at Pine Log Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home.

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TROXLER, Velma Lawhorn
ZION, ARKANSAS: Velma M. Lawhorn Troxler died February 2, 1955. She was born October 19, 1914 to Columbus Lawhorn and Millie Williams Lawhorn. She was survived by her husband. Interment was at Gray Cemetery.

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TRUCKS, John Edward
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: John Edward Trucks died October 11, 2008. He was born September 7, 1934 to Ancil and Charlotte Blackstock Trucks. He played football on the 1950 Rison State Championship team. In 1953, he played minor league baseball for the Hot Springs Bathers in the Cotton State League, and went on to play left field for the Harlon Kentucky Smokies, where he was a leading hitter with a 351 average. In the 1960s, John, along with his father and brother, entered the poultry equipment business. Trucks and Sons, Inc. had six locations in Arkansas and Louisiana. He served on the Rison City Council, and was a board member of Pine State Bank. He was a member of Rison Baptist Church, and attended Good Faith Carr United Methodist Church. Survivors include a brother, Robert Trucks (Barbara); his wife, Sue Culpepper Trucks; his son, Mark Edward Trucks (Susan); his daughters, Joni Michelle Trucks, and Marsha Trucks Rawls (Rickey), Bobra Brown (Ellis), Deana Lohnes, and Marta Lohnes; 9 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and many cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, James David; and his first wife, Bootsie Wafford Trucks. Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Buie Funeral Home.

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TRUESDELL, Margaret
BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS: Margaret Pearl "Margie" Robertson Truesdell, 62, died March 5, 2006. She was born August 18, 1943 to James Joseph and Fern Marie Mattingly Robertson. She worked as a certified nurse's aide for over thirty years at Bentonville Manor. She attended the Apostolic Bible Church in Bentonville. She is survived by her husband, James Emmitt Truesdell; a daughter, Margie Annette Comer; her mother; two brothers, James William Robertson of Hiwasse and Charles Patrick Robertson of Searcy; three sisters, Shirley Ann Swafford of Centerton, Mary Lou Stephens of Hiwasse, and Teresa Marie Francis of Gravette; and two grandchildren. Interment was at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Hiwasse with arrangements by Benton County Funeral Home.

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TRUJILLO, Juan Torres
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Juan Torres Trujillo, 70, died September 16, 2008. He was born February 8, 1938 in Mexico to Silverio Torres and Epifania Trujillo. He is survived by two sons, Ruben Torres of Mexico, and Juan Torres of Rogers; a daughter, Maribel Torres of Rogers; two brothers; three sisters; and 7 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Rogers. Burial will be at a later date in Mexico. Cremation arrangements were handled by Beard's Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

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TRUMPFHELLER, Henry L.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Henry L. Trumpfheller died during World War II on September 4, 1944. He was born September 7, 1920. Interment was at the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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TRUMPFHELLER, Georgia M.
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Georgia Mae Trumpfheller, 80, died March 18, 2004. Survivors include a son, Elmer Trumpfheller, Jr.; her daughters, Wanda Ward and Mae Merrill, both of Cabot; a brother, Elmer Johnson of London, AR; her sisters, Elizabeth Hamblin of California; Alice Bratton of Atkins, Jewel Lawhorn of Pottsville, and Pearl Norris of Atkins; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Trumpfheller, Sr. Services were held at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Jacksonville. Interment was at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens under the direction of Moore's Cabot Funeral Home.

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TRUSTY, Annie Pressnell
TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS: Annie Laura Pressnell Trusty, 76, died May 2, 2001. She was born May 6, 1924. She was a homemaker. She was a volunteer and officer of The Salvation Army. She attended the Salvation Army Church, where she served in the Home Legion, and was a Sunday school teacher and youth leader. She is survived by two daughters, Betty Crowe and Jane Brunson of Texarkana; four sons, Robert Reneau of Texarkana, Jodie E. Trusty of Linden, TX, Rodney Trusty of Dierks, AR, and Thomas Trusty of Irving, TX; three sisters, Mary Tratnyck of Texarkana, Reba Ward of Grand Prairie, TX, and Pauline Greenway of Fort Worth, TX; two brothers, Bill Pressnell of Texarkana and Jim Pressnell of Chicago; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jodie Trusty; and by a son, Raymond Trusty. Services were held at the Salvation Army Church Chapel with Captain Matthew Riley officiating. Burial was at East Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Texarkana Funeral Home.

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TSCHIEMER, Elizabeth
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Elizabeth G. Tschiemer died on February 16, 1918. She was born March 12, 1856. She was survived by her husband, Christian H. Tschiemer. Interment was at Primrose United Methodist Cemetery.

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TUBBS, Willie E.
SHERIDAN, ARKANSAS: Willie Eugene Tubbs, 76, died February 15, 2002. He was born September 10, 1925 to the late William Marion Tubbs and Sarah Susie Thomas Tubbs. He was a member of Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church, and was a self-employed truck driver. Among the survivors are his wife, Bobbie Lutrell Tubbs; a son, Carol Gene Tubbs of Sheridan; a brother, Kenneth Tubbs of Farmersville, LA; five sisters, Christine Clark of Sheridan, Evelyn Nairn of Prattsville, Ocile Yevick of Hot Springs, Billie Sue Herrmann of Sun City, AZ, and Mary Lee Daniels of Minden, LA; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Buie Funeral Home in Sheridan with the Rev. Terry Mann officiating. Burial was at Moore's Chapel Cemetery.

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TUCKER, Charles R.
LINCOLN, ARKANSAS: Charles Ray Tucker, 78, died October 31, 1997. He was born January 17, 1919 to Troy and Truly Nophie Sparks Tucker. He was a veteran of World War II, and was a Mason. He attended the First Baptist Church of Lincoln. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Miller Tucker; two sons, Leon Tucker and Tommy Tucker; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at Liberty Baptist Church in Dutch Mills. Burial was at Dutch Mills Cemetery under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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TUCKER, Clyde
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Clyde E. Tucker, 78, died July 27, 1984. He was a retired maintenance man, and was of the Presbyterian faith. He is survived by his wife, Eula Plunk Tucker; a son, Ronald B. Tucker of Cabot; two sisters, Mrs. Ermon Minton and Mrs. Elmer Dicus, both of Cabot; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at Sylvania Presbyterian Church. Burial was at Sylvania Cemetery by Cabot Funeral Home.

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TUCKER, Polly
POTTSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Polly Havener Tucker, 72, died November 11, 2003. She was born May 25, 1931 to the late John Henry and Ora Henderson Havener. She is survived by two sons, Chris Tucker of Fayetteville and Joe Dewberry of Korea; three daughters, Sherry Stark of Pottsville, Janie Tucker of Veneta, OR, and Rebecca Wood of Fayetteville; two brothers, Pat Havener of Clarksville and her twin, Paul "Buddy" Havener of West Monroe, LA; a sister, Janie Eichenberger of Clarksville; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, "Cotton" Havener and John Havener; and two sisters, Lois Webb and Sybil Woodward. Cremation arrangements were handled by Shinn Funeral Service.

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TUCKER, William Lee
CROSSETT, ARKANSAS: William Lee Tucker, 45, died May 31, 2008. He was born March 5, 1963 to Lester Allen, Sr. and Helen Marie Girtman Tucker. He was a retired logger, a lifelong resident of White Station, and a member of Fudge Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by his mother, Helen Marie Tucker; three sons, Willie Tucker, Jonathon Tucker and Tony Tucker, all of Detroit, MI; three daughters, Latoya Tucker and Briana Tucker, both of El Dorado, AR, and Lawanda Tucker of Detroit, MI; his brothers, Lester (Monda) Tucker, Jr., Ray (Gladys) Tucker, and Samuel (Tabitha) Tucker, all of Crossett, and Johnny B. Tucker of Calico Rock, AR; three sisters, Lottie Hart, Lessie Toney, and Latovia Pace, all of Crossett; his grandmother, Maggie Williams of Crossett; three special friends, Rose Clark, Greg Bridges and Gene Tucker, all of Crossett; 5 grandchildren; and many nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his father, Lester Tucker, Sr.; a sister, Stephanie Tucker; and his grandparents, Willie D. and Lucy Tucker and Preston Girtman, Sr. Services were held at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Ryles Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home.

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TUDOR, Imogene
NATURAL DAM, ARKANSAS: Imogene Tudor died March 8, 2005. She was a homemaker and attended Independence Freewill Baptist Church in Natural Dam. Survivors include her husband, Raymond; three daughters, Rhonda Turner of Van Buren, Cherlyn Brodrick of Hot Springs and Angie Shockley of Van Buren; two sons, David and Rocky Tudor, both of Natural Dam; 8 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at Independence Freewill Baptist Church. Burial was at Hall Cemetery with arrangements by Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home.

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TUGGLE, Columbus, Sr.
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Columbus Tuggle, Sr., 62, died August 11, 2004. He was born November 5, 1941 to the late Arty and Geneva Stovall Tuggle. He is survived by his wife, Linda Wallace Tuggle; two sons, Columbus Tuggle, Jr. of Conway and Kevin E. Tuggle of Jefferson City, MO; five daughters, Tammie R. Credit of Conway, Bridgette E. Fox of Belton, MO, Chanita D. Tuggle of Conway, Anitra Tuggle and Kimberly Tuggle, both of St. Louis, MO; two stepsons, Curtis Alexandria of Jacksonville and Kenneth Alexandria of Fort Smith; two sisters, Pagerine Turner of Conway and Velma Abernathy of Kansas City, KS; three brothers, Earsey Tuggle, Marvin Tuggle, and LaVoy Tuggle, all of Kansas City, MO; 17 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Verlean Austin; and two brothers, Albert Tuggle and Howard Lee Tuggle. Services were held at the chapel of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway with Rev. Gerome Bunting officiating. Interment was at Ray Cemetery.

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TUGGLE, Cyrus
GENTRY, ARKANSAS: Cyrus Tuggle died September 14, 1912. He was born in the spring of 1832. He was survived by his wife, Elizabeth Biggerstaff Tuggle; and eight children. He was preceded in death by one of his children. Burial was at Springtown Cemetery with Rev. G.L.R. Crook officiating.

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TULEY, Grover C.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Grover C. Tuley, Jr., 85, died April 8, 2001. He was born in Obion, TN. From an early age, he enjoyed building amateur radios; he grew up doing service work on radios, TVs and electronic organs. He could repair nearly anything that had wires, and enjoyed working on church organs; he did work for Colaianni Piano and Organ Company, among others. He retired in 1986. He was formerly in the Civil Service. He married Gladys Ross Tuley, who survives him. He is also survived by his children, Patricia Burkin of Fayetteville, Janice Heflin, of Arlington, TX and Jerry Tuley of Albuquerque, NM, brother, Jimmy Tuley, of Little Rock, and ten grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Ruebel Funeral Home.

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TULL, Ethel M.
TULL, ARKANSAS: Ethel M. Tull, 66, died February 20, 2007. She was born August 27, 1940 to Henry Arthur and Ruhama Smith Maness. She was a homemaker, and attended Antioch Christian Church. She is survived by her husband, Doyle Tull; a son, Joey Turner and wife Charlotte of Tull; a brother, Willie D. Manness of Las Vegas, NV; a sister, Mary Maxfield of Magnolia; a grandson; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents. Burial was at Ebenezer Cemetery in Tull, AR under the direction of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home.

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TULLIS, Paul E.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Paul E. Tullis, 89, died May 1, 2006. He was the owner of Paul Tullis Furniture Shop, and attended St. Boniface Catholic Church. Survivors include two sons, Ed Tullis and wife Diana of Tulsa, OK; Clyde Tullis and wife Kathy of Dallas, TX; 6 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorene Tullis. A funeral Mass was held at St. Boniface Catholic Church. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery with arrangements handled by Fentress Mortuary.

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TULLY, Ruth
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Ruth Hendricks Tully, 77, died November 28, 2002. She was a member of Geyer Springs First Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, William A. "Bill" Tully, Jr.; a daughter, Gloria Eubanks of Jonesboro; three sons, William A. Tully III of Mabelvale, Robin Tully of Little Rock, and Gary G. Tully of Quitman; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Paul Lynn Tully; two brothers, Wayne Hendricks and Lloyd Deal; and three sisters, Eloise, Evelyn, and Epsie Hendricks. Interment was at Forest Hills Memorial Park under the direction of Roller-Drummond Funeral Home.

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TUREK, Raymond R.
PEA RIDGE, ARKANSAS: Raymond Roger Turek, 72, died November 17, 2006. He was born November 28, 1933 to Adolph and Lillian Turek. He served for a decade in the U.S. Air Force, and was a retired rural letter carrier. In retirement, he transported rescued dogs and worked with the Lone Pine Ranch Animal Shelter. He is survived by his wife, Helen Hoyer Turek; a daughter, Susan Schaefer and husband Jim; a granddaughter, Jamie Ouellete; a grandson, Brad Ouellette and wife Melisa; his great-grandchildren; and a niece and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Emil; and a son, Roger. Cremation arrangements were handled by Benton County Funeral Home.

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TURLEY, Lucille
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Lucille Ruth Turley, 83, died April 22, 2000. She was born July 1, 1916 to the late John H. and Frieda Rex Turley. She was employed as a bookkeeper for J.C. Penney for 21 years, then later worked another 15 years for the National Bank of Commerce. She attended Trinity Lutheran Church. She is survived by two brothers, Robert R. Turley and John H. Turley, both of Pine Bluff; and a sister, Frieda Johnson of Tallahassee, FL. She was preceded in death by four sisters, Dorothy Turley Williams, Frieda Augusta Turley, Lura Turley Bailey and Mildred Turley Purvis. Interment was at Graceland Cemetery with arrangements by Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors.

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TURLEY, Ruth J.
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Ruth Juanita Turley, 81, died March 26, 2007. She was born November 22, 1925 to the late Joe and Carrie Moore Justice. She retired from Franklin Electric, and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include a son, Gary Turley and wife Kay of El Paso, AR; her daughter, Sharon Goad and husband Scott of Cabot; a sister, Dorothy Cochran of Cabot; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Gaylon Turley. Burial was at Mt. Carmel Cemetery under the direction of Westbrook Funeral Home.

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TURMAN, Melba L.
CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Melba L. Turman, 83, died November 11, 1998. Survivors include 3 grandchildren, Dan Bluff and Brenda Jeffers, both of Clarksville, and Tom Bluff of New Orleans, LA; 6 great-grandchildren; and a son-in-law, Paul Bluff of Clarksville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ollie Turman. Cremation arrangements were handled by Hardwicke Funeral Home.

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TURNAGE, Frances
CROSSETT, ARKANSAS: Frances M. Turnage, 90, died May 17, 2010. She was born April 2, 1920 to Charlie F. and Edna Mae Junkins Pamplin. She attended the First Baptist Church of Crossett for almost 60 years, and enjoyed reading and playing bridge. She is survived by two sons, Ron Turnage of Tulsa, OK, and Don Turnage of Bend, OR; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daphne A. Turnage. Interment was at Pinewood Memorial Park with arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

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TURNAGE, Hattie Wheeler
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Hattie L. Wheeler Turnage, 91, died May 6, 2006. She was the first woman to be inducted into the Arkansas State Golf Association Hall of Fame. She was a promoter of junior golf, and served as past president of the Greater Little Rock Golf Association, the Arkansas Women's Golf Association, and the North Hills Country Club Golf Association. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Turnage; a daughter, Peggy Turnage; a twin sister; her parents; and five brothers. Services were held at the chapel of Roller-Owens Funeral Home.

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TURNBOW, Lamont
RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS: Lamont Turnbow, 84, died October 22, 2002. He was born May 12, 1918 to the late A.L. Maude and Elsie Story Turnbow. He was a retired carpenter. He served as the Pope County tax assessor from 1951 through 1954. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a memeber of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Russellville. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Turnbow; a son and daughter-in-law, Monty J. and Cynthia Turnbow of Longview, Texas; two daughters and a son-in-law: Danna Miller of Gainesville, Texas; and Rita and Tracy Price of Lamar; a brother, Lemoyne Turnbow of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; a sister, Louise Kendrick of Fort Smith; 6 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Services were held October 25, 2002 at the First Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Little, Rev. Joe Yates, and Bob Trusty officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service.

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TURNER, Fenton
JOINER, ARKANSAS: Fenton Turner, 78, died November 27, 2001. He was born April 4, 1923. He was a retired factory worker, and attended the Golden Leaf Missionary Baptist Church in Gilmore. Services were held at the Golden Leaf Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Weeden presiding. Interment was at Whiteside Cemetery in Osceola under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

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TURNER, Hollis
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Hollis Turner died August 31, 1982 in Rogers. He was born April 13, 1914 to Freeman and Edna Lou Farmer Turner. He was a retired procurement manager for Cargill, and attended the First Christian Church of Rogers. Survivors include his wife, Dorine Turner; a daughter, Jo Ann Miller; three sisters, Pauline White, Mildred Love, and Dorothy Gard; two brothers, John Turner and Clyde Turner; and a grandson. Interment was at Benton County Memorial Park under the direction of Burns Funeral Home.

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TURNIPSEED, Ruby L.
LEWISVILLE, ARKANSAS: Ruby Lucille Turnipseed, 91, passed away January 23, 2006. She was born January 15, 1915. She was a homemaker, and attended the Lewisville Church of Christ. She was the widow of Edwin Turnipseed. Survivors include two daughters & sons-in-law, Theda and Jimmy Perry of Lewisville and Sheila and Jerry Owens of Stamps, AR; a brother, Otha H. Green of Lewisville; a sister, Aline Landes of Waldo, AR; 8 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren. Burial was at Mt. Nebo Cemetery at Patmos, Arkansas with arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Stamps, AR.

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TWINING, Timothy E.
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Timothy Eugene Twining, 14, died April 10, 1995. He was an eighth-grade student at Cabot Junior High School. Survivors include his parents, Mark Twining, Sr. and Trudy Twining of Cabot; a brother, Mark E. Twining, Jr. of Cabot; his grandparents, Shirley Finch of Binghamton, NY, Marie Twining of Endicott, NY, and Barbara and G.W. Bodie of Apalachin, NY. Services were held at the Cabot Church of Christ. Burial was at Mount Carmel Cemetery with arrangements by Moore's Cabot Funeral Home.

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TWIST, Mary
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Mary Singler Twist, 73, died July 9, 2002 at her residence. She was born November 15, 1928 in Springfield, IL to Dr. Benjamin and Edith Singler. She attended Brown University in Providence, RI, and held a B.S.E. degree from Arkansas State University. She was a former resident of Twist, AR and Earle, AR. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Richard C. Twist; a daughter, Judy Dugan of Germantown, TN; two sons, Rick Twist of Rogers, and Randy Twist of Carrollton, TX; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion, AR under the direction of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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TYLER, Ina Grace
POCAHONTAS, ARKANSAS: Ina Grace Brown Tyler, 92, died April 4, 2007. Survivors include a son, James Willis Tyler of Vilonia; five daughters, Frieda Sue Bland of Hot Springs, Mary Jo Freeman, Carol Glisson, Linda Eveland and Fran Couch, all of Pocahontas; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-granchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Mary Brown; her husband, Willis Tyler; a brother, Warren F. Brown; a sister, Nona Faye Brown; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial contributions may be made to the Randolph County Library. Interment was at the Masonic Cemetery with Gerald Fears officiating. Arrangements were handled by McNabb Funeral Home.

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TYLER, Rubelene
SUBIACO, ARKANSAS: Rubelene Tyler, 84, died February 13, 2009. She was born August 2, 1924 to Otis and Eala Gray. She was of the Holiness Faith. Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Herman Cunningham of Subiaco, and Bill and Reva Tyler of Wilburton, OK; three daughters and sons-in-law, Alice and Steve Wilson of Subiaco, Doris and Delbert Canada of Paris, and Pam and Steven Russell of Paris; 14 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-granddaughters; a sister, Wilma Jane Rinkel of Tulsa, OK; her brothers, James Gray of Chico, CA, Billy Gray of Ozark, AR and Jerry Gray of Scranton, AR; a special sister-in-law, Kathryn Crumpton of Paris; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Jiggs Cunningham and William Tyler; sisters, Virginia Looney and Madeline Gray; and daughters, Ruth Ann Cunningham, Glenda K. Cunningham and Tana Gay Tyler. Services were held at Full Gospel Mission Church. Burial was at Baxley Cemetery under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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TYLER, Verla
BIGELOW, ARKANSAS: Verla Mae Tyler, 82, died December 29, 2004. She was born August 29, 1922 in Rabbit Ridge, AR to the late John and Ora Brown Mahan. She retired from the Conway Human Development Center, and was a member of the Bigelow Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, Theo Tyler; a daughter, Patricia Tipton of Bigelow; a sister, Edwa Woolf of Keifer, OK; 3 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Bigelow Cemetery under the direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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TYNER, Emma Nell
HELENA, ARKANSAS: Emma Nell Tyner, 75, died April 14, 2009. She was born August 28, 1933 to the late Henry Welch and Pearl Mae Hopper Welch. She worked as a nurse at Helena Regional Medical Center and Crestpark Nursing Home. She attended Twin City Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, Glen Franklin Tyner; a son, Dale Tyner and wife Kathy of West Helena; three daughters, Janelle Cobbs of Helena, Jeannia Padial of Cordova, TN, and Susan Tyner of West Helena; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Gracie Smith of Scott, AR, Mae Roland of Searcy, Naomi Pryor of Portland, TN, and Mary Parrack of Houston, TX; and two brothers, Lee Welch of West Helena, and Johnny Welch of Memphis, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents; and seven siblings. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Park in West Helena under the direction of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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TYNER, Lucinda
PARAGOULD, ARKANSAS: Lucinda Tyner died February 11, 1885. She was born July 27, 1824, and was the wife of J.W. Tyner. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery.

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UDEY, Nancy Lee
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Nancy Lee Going Udey, 58, passed away on March 13, 2005. She was a homemaker, a Baptist, a member of the Van Buren Literacy Council and a former nurse's aide. She was preceded in death by both parents, Robert and Jennie Bfoncheck Going. She is survived by her husband, Larry Udey of the home; a son, Warren Udey of the home; a sister, Mary Ann Seabolt of Rudy; and a brother, Robert Going of Worcester, MA. Interment was at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren, AR with arrangements by Ocker Funeral Home of Van Buren.

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UEBERGANG, Sadie Smith
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Sadie Smith Waleszonia Uebergang, 92, died August 24, 2004. She was born January 12, 1912. Among the survivors are her children, Doyle Waleszonia, George Waleszonia and Mary Margaret Dennis; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sammie Riley. Interment was at Ivy Chapel Cemetery with arrangements by Roller-Drummond Funeral Home.

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UILKIE, Felix A.
CHEROKEE VILLAGE, ARKANSAS: Felix Anthony Uilkie, 64, died March 13, 2006. He was born June 5, 1941 to John Paul Uilkie and Josephine Walkoviak Uilkie. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and was a Catholic. He is survived by two sons, Kevin Luke Uilkie of Glendale, AZ, and Andrew Paul Uilkie of Springfield, MO; two brothers, Phillip Uilkie and Erwin Uilkie; four sisters, Clara Crauchez, Dorothy Seigle, Patricia Womack and Monica Weaver; and a grandson. Arrangements were handled by Tri-County Funeral Home.

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UKLEJA, Eleanore
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Eleanore Ukleja, 83, died January 23, 2005. She was born October 29, 1921 to Valentine and Margaret Mikolajczak Lewand. She was a retired office worker. She was a member of St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, the Council of Catholic Women, the Ozark VFW Post #3246 Auxiliary, and the Sociables Square Dance Club. She enjoyed cooking. She is survived by her husband, Raymond Ukleja; a son, David (Lynn) Ukleja of Mount Prospect, IL; two daughters, Marguerite (Michael) Nowak of Columbus, NC and Beth Ukleja of Chicago, IL; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and several siblings. Services were held at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. Interment was at Baxter Memorial Gardens under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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ULLRICH, Louise Pfeiffer
PARIS, ARKANSAS: Louise Pfeiffer Ullrich, 97, died September 3, 2004. She was born February 3, 1907 to the late William J. and Helen Binz Pfeiffer. She attended St. Joseph Catholic Church, where she was a member of St. Joseph Christian Mothers' Society. She is survived by two daughters, Mary Louise Raker and Rita Robberson; five sons, Anthony Ullrich, William Ullrich, Richard Ullrich, Edward Ullrich, and Donald Ullrich; 21 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; three children, Johnny, Patricia and Barbara Ullrich; and a brother, William Pfeiffer. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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ULMER, Jack W.
ALEXANDER, ARKANSAS: Jack W. Ulmer, 72, died June 19, 2005. He was born October 26, 1932. He is survived by his wife, Mary Annette Ulmer; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Jeanna Ulmer, and Matt and Ginny Ulmer; a daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Tim Stolzer; 9 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at New Life Baptist Church. Interment was at Pine Crest Memorial Park under the direction of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home.

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UMBERGER, Marjorie Combs
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Marjorie Combs Umberger, 72, died January 26, 1995. She was born December 27, 1922 to Claude W. and Nettie A. Harriman Combs. She was a homemaker, and attended the Center Street Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, Lloyd J. Umberger; two daughters, Theresa A. Johnson, and Christina Umberger; three brothers, William Combs, George Combs and Chester Combs; two sisters, Marva Wood and Marlene Ray; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was Ledbetter Cemetery.

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UNDERHILL, Oliver
RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS: Oliver H. Underhill, 91, died March 7, 2001. He was born December 18, 1909 to the late James Henry and Susan Ella Walker Underhill. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the United Mine Workers Union. He was and a member of the Russellville Christian Center. Among the survivors are his wife of 68 years, Minnie Underhill; two sons: J. B. Underhill and Tom Underhill, both of Russellville; a daughter, Linda Miller of Russellville; a brother, Lawrence Underhill of Russellville; three sisters: Annie Smith of California; and Verna Reynolds and Addie Bailey, both of Russellville; six grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Russellville Christian Center with Tom Underhill and Keith Underhill officiating. Burial was at Ball Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Shinn Funeral Service.

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UPSHAW, Hurrey S., Sr.
HOLLY GROVE, ARKANSAS: Hurrey Searcy Upshaw, Sr. died August 5, 2009. He was born July 2, 1935 to the late Vine Upshaw and Sallie R. Colman. He was a taxi driver. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, and attended Arkansas AM&N College (now the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff). He was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church of Holly Grove. He enjoyed music, playing cards, reading, the Internet, watching TV, and driving. He is survived by four sons, Angelo Adams, Theonza Alvin Adams, Richard Alton Adams, and Hurrey Upshaw, Jr.; three daughters, Sabrina Ann Adams, Annalisa Adams, and Natasha Adams; a niece; Lottie Jean Johnson; a sister-in-law; Lydell Upshaw; his grandchildren; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Ronald Adams; and a brother, Olen Upshaw. Services were held at the First Missionary Baptist Church of Holly Grove. Interment was at Hayes Cemetery by Brown's Home For Funerals, Inc.

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UPTAIN, Lacrecia Ann Marie
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Lacrecia Ann Marie Uptain, age 4, died July 6, 2001. She was born in Little Rock on December 17, 1996. She is survived by her parents, Dale Uptain, Jr. and Charlotte Chism Uptain, both of Little Rock; a brother, Steven Uptain of Little Rock; her maternal grandparents, Patricia Button and Jurda Holland; and her paternal grandmother, Virginia Trice. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather Carl Trice, Sr. who died in 1997. Services were held at the Ruebel Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor George Strickland officiating. Burial was at Pinecrest Cemetery.

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UPTON, Donald E.
CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Donald Edward Upton, 69, died September 25, 2006. He was a son of the late Jessie James and Dorthy Ralston Upton. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Survivors include a son, Terry Upton of San Diego, CA; a foster son, Patrick Wood of Clarksville; two brothers, Gary Upton of Warner, OK, and James Ford of Knoxville; and a grandchild. He was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Upton; a sister, Peggy Davidson; and his stepfather, Jim Ford. Cremation arrangements were handled by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR.

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UPTON, Wilma L. Seay
TRUMANN, ARKANSAS: Wilma LaDell Upton, 76, passed away November 23, 2006. She was born to the late Russell and Lillian Blunt Seay. She was a homemaker and attended the Christian Worship Center in Trumann. Survivors include four daughters, Carolyn Whitlock of Harrisburg, Marie Hill of Trumann, Patricia Cleary of Milan, Tenn., and Bonnie Brown of Ravenden; three sons, Eddie Upton and Jimmy Upton both of Trumann and Bobby Upton of Springfield, Mo., a stepdaughter, Lavern Woodruff of Trumann; two stepsons, David Upton and William Upton, both of Jonesboro; three sisters, Pauline Seay and Kathleen Seay, both of Lake City, and Ethel Snider of Trumann; a brother, Jim Seay of Trumann; 11 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Upton; a grandson, Stevie Cleary; a brother, Ralph Seay; and her parents. Interment was at Pine Log Cemetery in Brookland with Rev. Tommy Jordan officiating. Arrangements were handled by Thompson Funeral Home.

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URBANI, Adolph J.
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Adolph "A.J." Joseph Urbani, 79, died December 6, 2006. He was born February 7, 1927 to the late Carl Urbani and Matilda Imboden Urbani. He retired from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Recreation. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a Catholic. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Urbani; a stepson, Ken Simpson and wife Teresa Bridges of Little Rock; a stepdaughter, Debbie Atkinson and husband Charles of Clinton; a sister, Caroline Baldus of Conway; and two brothers, Joe Urbani of Arizona and Donald Urbani of Maryland. Interment was at the Arkansas Veterans' Cemetery in North Little Rock with arrangements by Bob Neal and Sons Funeral Home.

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UREN, Thelma
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Thelma Marie Uren, 92, died September 17, 2007. She was born March 9, 1915 to Amos Green McElroy and Pearl Elizabeth Byrd McElroy. She retired from Crompton Mills, and was a Baptist. She is survived by her husband, Andrew Uren; two daughters, Ruth Elam and Louise Grantham, both of Morrilton; a son, Ray Risner of Panama City, FL; 10 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery with arrangements by Harris Funeral Home.

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URTADO, Peggy Bruton
CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Peggy Bernice Bruton Urtado, 49, died July 28, 2004. She was born January 4, 1955 to Alfred and Bertha Johnson Bruton. She was a member of the Cornerstone Full Gospel Church. Survivors include her husband, Frank Urtado; a daugher and son-in-law, Dorothy and Jerry Christian of Clarksville; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Charles Alfred Bruton. Burial was at the Lamar Cemetery with arrangements by Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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USSERY, Frances McLeroy
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Frances Sue McLeroy Ussery, 67, died August 19, 2004. She was born January 19, 1937 to the late Leonard McLeroy and Dorothy Guinn McLeroy. She was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Dillard T. Ussery; a son, Greg Ussery of Conway; two daughters, Amy Hartwick and Dorie Owen, both of Vilonia; two brothers, Leonard McLeroy of Conway and Paul McLeroy of Arlington, TX; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the chapel of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home. Burial was at Crestlawn Memorial Park.

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VACLAVICEK, Sarah
HARRISON, ARKANSAS: Sarah Melissa Vaclavicek, 83, died May 25, 2007. She was born July 22, 1923 to the late Richard Tilden and Ella Irene Hopkins Franklin. She was a member of the Navy Wives Club, the Extension Homemaker Club, the Edith Martin Circle of First United Methodist Church, the North Arkansas Regional Medical Center Hospital Auxiliary, and was a former Boy Scout and Girl Scout leader. She was a Methodist. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas Wayne Vaclavicek of Lanai, HI, Tony and Carol Vaclavicek of Chicago, IL, and SSG Ret. Kevin and Belinda Vaclavicek of Valley Springs, AR; her daughters and son-in-law, Sonja and Tom Cox of Lewisburg, TN and Janice Miller of Jonesboro; a sister, Julia Resser, of McGregor, MN; 14 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 63 years, Charles T. Vaclavicek; and a son-in-law, Bill Miller. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church in Harrison with Rev. John Darnell officiating. Interment was at Maplewood Cemetery under the direction of Christeson Funeral Home.

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VAGEN, Henry
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS Henry Vagen was born December 7, 1867 and died November 20, 1884. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Hot Springs, AR.

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VAIL, Phyllis A.
EARLE, ARKANSAS: Phyllis Ann Vail, 56, died March 10, 2007. She was a registered nurse. Among the surviving family members are her mother, Margaret Cochran of Earle; a son, Shawn P. Vail of Earle; two sisters, Shelia Swinney of St. Augustine, FL and Debbie Cochran of Earle; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her father, Lester Cochran. Interment was at Crittenden Memorial Park under the direction of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis, AR.

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VALENTINO, Genevieve
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Genevieve Nora Valentino, 87, died April 13, 2006. She was born July 8, 1918 to Curtis and Ethel Graham May. She is survived by 4 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Nash Valentino; and two sons. Services were held at the chapel of Roller Funeral Home with Bro. Doug Huskey officiating. Entombment was at Baxter Memorial Gardens.

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VALLANCE, Lottie Francis
HARDY, ARKANSAS: Lottie Francis Vallance, 63, died December 17, 2003. She was born August 9, 1940. She was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Tim Vallance; two sons, Timothy Vallance of Paragould and Terry Vallance of Calico Rock; four daughters, Patricia Davidson of Nashville, TN, Pamela Smith of Walnut Ridge, and Heather and Renee Vallance, both of the home; three brothers, Bob Manuel of Memphis, Billy Manuel of Olive Branch, MS, and Henry "Bud" Manuel of Paragould; and two sisters, Beatrice Mears of Memphis, and Tressie Gray of Somerville, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Della Edlemon Manuel; and a brother, James Andrews. Burial was at Hosea Cemetery in Knobel, AR with arrangements by Heath Funeral Home of Paragould, AR.

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VAN ANTWERP, Margaret Storm
LESLIE, ARKANSAS: Margaret Rose Storm Van Antwerp, 92, died May 24, 2007. She was born January 13, 1915 to Peter and Rosa Krenz Storm. She attended the Angora Community Church, where she served as a Sunday School teacher. Survivors include two daughters, Nancy and husband Richard Skudlarczyk of Clinton, AR and Rosalie and husband Don Filter of Edinburg, TX; a son, David Van Antwerp of Texas City, TX; a brother, Ralph Storm of Milwaukee, WI; 18 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; 3 nephews; and 3 nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Van Antwerp; her parents; and a sister, Lenora. Services were held at Angora Community Church. Interement was at Angora Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Coffman Funeral Home.

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VANCE, Elma
GURDON, ARKANSAS: Elma Doris Vance, 85, died August 17, 2009. She was born February 24, 1922 to Rudolf and Eva Marshall. She was an ordained minister of the Church of God. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Mike White of South Bend, IN, and Louise and Ed Nall of Caddo Valley; three sons and her daughters-in-law, Leon Vance, James and Debra Vance, all of Gurdon, and Leroy and Deana Vance of Beirne; a stepdaughter; two sisters, Lois Shephard of Birch Tree, MO, and Francis Caldwell of St. Louis, MO; a sister-in-law, Maude Marshall of Birch Tree, MO; 8 grandsons; a step-grandson; and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred L. Vance. Interment was at Rose Hedge Cemetery with arrangements by Pharr Funeral Home.

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VANCE, Trenton L.
MONTICELLO, ARKANSAS: Trenton Laron Vance, 11, died July 3, 2004. He was born August 5, 1992 to Edward Vance and Faye Marlar Vance of Monticello. Survivors include five brothers, Shannon Vance of Warren, Wayne Vance of Lake Village and Jeremiah Vance, Desean Vance and Samuel Vance, all of Monticello; and two sisters, Tina McManus of Yellville and Janelle Bayird of Monticello. Services were held at Cominto Baptist Church. Burial was at Rash Cemetery with arrangements by Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.

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VANDERLIP, Helen Keck
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Helen Keck Vanderlip, 66, died March 18, 2007. She was born December 28, 1940 to Albert and Ruby Ellen McClendon Guist. She attended the Lincoln United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Helping Hand Craft Club and the Cardinal Booster Club. She is survived by a son, Roy O. Keck and fiancee Janet Harper of Lowell; a daughter, Teresa Ward and fiance Joe Raspberry of Rogers; three sisters, Virginia Welch and Shirley Guist of Prairie Grove, and Lola Lindsey of Baytown, TX; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Roy Lee Keck; and her second husband, Garold R. Vanderlip. Interment was at Bug Scuffle Cemetery near Strickler with arrangements by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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VANDEVER, Carol
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Carol Jean Vandever, 58, died April 26, 2006. She was born January 30, 1948 in Quincy, CA to Ray and Joyce Murdock Goddard. She is survived by her husband, Bruce Vandever; a son, Tim Espinosa of Springdale; a daughter, Kim Giguere of Springdale; a stepdaughter, Stacy Saiaini of Fayetteville; a stepson, Tim Vandever of Fayetteville; her mother and stepfather, Joyce and Troy Lamphear of Miami, OK; a brother, Stephen Lamphear of Grove, OK; four sisters, Diane Hampton of Jay, OK, Bonnie Thomason of Missouri, Victoria Rowland of Colorado Springs, CO, and Susan Safranek of Cocoa, FL: and 4 grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Beard's Funeral Chapel.

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VANG, Chia Thao
MAYSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Chia Thao Vang, 45, died April 8, 2006 at Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville. She was born June 15, 1960 in Phosay, Laos to Nhia Tou Thor and Mai Doua Lor. She was a member of Trinity Christian Church in Gentry. She is survived by her husband, Shuekong Men Vang; two daughters, Ger Vang of Decatur, and Mai Vang of Maysville; five sons, Chai Vang, Keng Vang, Por Vang, Ma Vang, and Yuepheng Vang, all of Maysville; a sister, Yee Thao of Laos; two brothers, Chueseng Thor of Decatur, and Cha Thao of Laos; and 5 grandchildren. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Siloam Springs by Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home.

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VANG, Nhia Neng
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Nhia Neng Vang, 73, died June 4, 2004. He originally came from Laos and settled in Arkansas, where he and his family worked and farmed. Survivors include his wife; a son; a daughter; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Interment was at at Edgewood Memorial Park. Arrangements were handled by Roller-Drummond Funeral Home.

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VanHORN, Lois
MALVERN, ARKANSAS: Lois Emily VanHorn, 87, died February 12, 2008. She was born March 8, 1920 in Steubenville, OH to John and Littia Lotzgezelle Foresha. She was a Methodist, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include two sons, Craig VanHorn (Donna) of Malvern, and Ernest Lamar VanHorn (Cheryl) of Irmo, SC; a sister, Harriett Miller of Tampa, FL;4 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Regency Funeral Home.

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VANLANDINGHAM, Michael L.
SHERIDAN, ARKANSAS: Michael Lavern Vanlandingham, 55, died August 12, 2006. He was born November 21, 1950 to Ruthelle Jones Vanlandingham Gage of Little Rock and the late Noah Lavern Vanlandingham. He worked for Trans-America Inc., where he was a boiler operator. He attended First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Sheridan. He is survived by his wife, Lillian Clement Vanlandingam; a son, Joseph Vanlandingham of Clarksville, KY; a daughter, Paula Vanlandingham Ross of Sheridan; a stepfather, James Gage of Little Rock; two brothers, Eddie Vanlandingham of Sheridan and Terry Vanlandingham of Little Rock; three sisters, Becky Johnston of Little Rock, Donna Lee of Arkadelphia, and Sandra Vanlandingham of Sherman, TX; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Sheridan with Rev. John Mooney officiating.

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VANN, Dena
AUSTIN, ARKANSAS: Dena Vann, 83, passed away January 3, 2004. She was a homemaker and farmer. She attended 16th Section Methodist Church and belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include a sister, Elsie Lewis of Austin; and a brother-in-law, J. C. Vann, of North Little Rock. Interment was at 16th Section Cemetery with arrangements handled by Westbrook Funeral Home of Beebe, AR.

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VanRHEENEN, Lorna
SEARCY, ARKANSAS: Lorna VanRheenen, 86, died October 24, 2006. She was born May 23, 1920 to Gerard M. Gosselink and Nellie Bennick Gosselink. She attended the College Church of Christ. Survivors include five children, Karen Cuthbertson and husband Ian of Grand Valley, Ontario; Dwayne VanRheenen and wife Joan of Abilene, TX; Gailyn VanRheenen and wife Becky of Carrollton, TX; Mark VanRheenen and wife Beth of Sylvania, OH; Lorual Peschka and husband David of Roswell, NM; a sister, Sara Ann Dunsmore of Pella, IA; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Chalmer VanRheenen; a sister, Mildred Eldred; and a grandson, Jonathan VanRheenen. Services were held at College Church of Christ. Interment was at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Roller-Daniel Funeral Home.

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VanZANDT, Burl
ENGLAND, ARKANSAS: Burl VanZandt, 57, of Wasco, CA, formerly of England, died May 21, 1973. He was a farmer. He is survived by his wife, Ouida Copeland VanZandt; three sons, Fred, Richard and David VanZandt, all of California; six brothers, Wilson, Vernon and Paul VanZandt, all of California, Lee VanZandt of Kansas, Bob VanZandt of North Little Rock, and Bufford VanZandt of England; three sisters, Mrs. Elva Ballinger and Miss Marie VanZandt, both of North Little Rock, and Mildred Dugan of Missouri; and 3 grandchildren. Funeral services were held in Wasco, CA.

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VAN ZANDT, Hedwig
DOVER, ARKANSAS: Hedwig "Susie" Van Zandt, 69, died July 18, 2002. She was born May 19, 1933 to the late Albert and Kazimeira Jaglowsky Kuklenski. She was a member of the Women�s Auxillary of VFW Post 2283 and a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church. A son, John Joseph Van Zandt, preceded her in death. Survivors include her husband, B. J. Van Zandt; a son, David Van Zandt of Cleveland, Ohio; three daughters, Mary Elkins of Cincinnati, Ohio, Patricia Van Zandt of Anderson, Indiana and Linda Humbert of Conway, Arkansas; three sisters, Gene Biddle, Helen Kuklenski and Therese Pursley of Anderson, Indiana; and eight grandchildren. A funeral Mass was held at St. John's Catholic Church with Rev. Ernest Hardesty officiating. Burial was at Forehand Cemetery near Dover with arrangements by Shinn Funeral Service.

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VANZANT, Velgia Hale
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Velgia E. Hale Vanzant, 88, died January 5, 2006. She was born April 7, 1917 to Merritt and Mary Bryant Hale. She owned the Mountain Home Beauty Salon for many years. She attended the First Baptist Church. She is survived by her nephews, Bill Moore and Jack Schaufler, both of Mountain Home, Jim Schaufler of Bakersfield, MO; and Ricky Hale of Yuma, AZ; her nieces, Beverly Ann Hale of St. Louis, MO; Jacquetia Guffey of West Plains, MO; Mary Schrable of Gepp, AR; and Barbara Batterton of Viola, AR. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Earl Vanzant; her second husband, J.D. Flippin; her brothers, Eston, Richard, Ernest, Raymond and Jim Hale; an infant brother; two sisters, Georgia Moore and Ruth Schaufler; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at First Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. David Johnson officiating. Interment was at Mount Calm Cemetery in Viola, AR under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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VAREKOIS, Donald K.
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Donald K. Varekois, 81, died September 14, 2006. He was born January 14, 1925 to Peter and Louise Medalis Varekois. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He worked in sales and accounting. He attended St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, and was a member of the American Legion. He is survived by his sister, Helen Windsor of Mountain Home, his nephews, Matthew, John, Mark, Michael and Peter Meizis; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Peter. Services were held at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church with Rev. Charles Kanu officiating. Burial with military honors was at Baxter Memorial Gardens under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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VARNER, Virginia
BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS: Virginia Varner, 60, died November 22, 2006. She was born January 21, 1946 to the late Earnest and Pearlie Brown. She was a homemaker, and was a Baptist. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, James Varner; four daughters, Lisa Monghan and Kathy Woodward, both of Batesville, Judy Goodman of Cave City, and Amy Varner of Searcy; seven sisters; a brother; and 12 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Vickie Adams; a grandson, Derick Adams; a brother; and two sisters. Interment was at Pine Log Cemetery in Brookland, AR under the direction of Willis-Hays Funeral Service.

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VASQUEZ, Edward
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Edward Vasquez, 79, died December 22, 2006. He was born February 11, 1927 to Sixto Vasquez and Ester Enriquez. He retired from the Orange County Auto Parts, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include his companion, Madeline M. Queen; two daughters, Melinda Blain and husband Scott of Mohave, AZ and Magdalene Marcnkowki of San Antonio, TX; two sons, Tomas Angel Vasquez and Daniel L. Vasquez both of Arizona; two sisters, Betty Lopez and husband Dave of Santa Ana, CA; Erma Grajeda of Nuevo, CA; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Ben Vasquez. Cremation arrangements were handled by Benton County Funeral Home.

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VAUGHAN, George F.
GREERS FERRY, ARKANSAS: George F. Vaughan died November 27, 1967. He was born February 23, 1898. He was a World War I veteran. Interment was at Shiloh Crossroads Cemetery.

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VAUGHAN, Irene
PARIS, ARKANSAS: Irene Vaughan, 90, died Wednesday, June 7, 2006. She was born March 31, 1916 to Henry Edward and Pearl Pilgreen Askins. She was a homemaker, and attended the First Baptist Church of Paris. Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Lee of Paris and Thelma Spicer of Paris; four sisters, Virginia Morris of Paris, Imogene Howard of Bella Vista, Caroline Moore of Paris and Lena Russell of Van Buren; 7 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Vaughan; and a son, Earnest Vaughan. Services were held at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Paris with Rev. Eldon Thomas and Rev. Stanley Manus officiating. Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery in Paris with arrangements by Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home of Paris, AR.

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VAUGHN, Willie
PARKDALE, ARKANSAS: Willie "Dude" Vaughn, 101, died February 5, 2006. He lived in Parkdale for eighty years. He was a retired farmer and school bus driver. He attended Penny Chapel CME Church, where he served as a steward for over seventy years and a Sunday School teacher for over fifty years. He is survived by two sons, Aubrey Vaughn and Shelton Vaughn, both of Detroit, MI; three daughters, Cora Henderson and husband Floyd, Sadie Maxwell and husband Marion and Ruthie Lester and husband Willie, all of St. Louis; 13 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 35 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, L.C. Johnson Vaughn; two sons, Thomas Vaughn and Andrew Vaughn Sr.; his parents, Thomas and Mattie Austin Vaughn; 14 brothers; and 7 sisters. Services were held at Penny Chapel CME Church with Rev. Albert Davidson and Ruby Henderson presiding. Burial was at Zion Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Cromwell Funeral Home.

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VAUGHT, J.D.
DIERKS, ARKANSAS: James Dewan "J.D." Vaught, 66, died April 12, 2003. He was born November 11, 1936 to Elbert and Emma Beatrice Graves Vaught. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and was of the Baptist faith. He worked as a logging contractor for Potlatch Lumber Company. Survivors include his wife, Lynn Jones Vaught of Dierks; three daughters, Carina Tolleson of Kirby, Tammy Hill of Bryant, and Beverly Joe of Hot Springs; a stepson, Jamie Vinyard of Dierks; two sisters, Mary Louise Cook of Kirby, and Glenda Lovelace of St. Croix, Virgin Islands; 7 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Burial was at Langley Hall Cemetery with arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home.

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VAUGHT, Margaret E.
CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Margaret E. Vaught, 64, died December 31, 2003. She was a daughter of the late James Henry and Martha Susan Case Bohannon, and was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her husband, Dub Vaught; two daughters, Sharon Williams and Julie Jones, both of Clarksville; two sons, Junior Ashlock and Wayne Vaught, both of Clarksville; two sisters, Argie Beeman of Clarksville and Ruby Watson of Springdale; a brother, Odean Bohannon of Lamar; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a brother, Earnest Lee Bohannon. Burial was at Swain Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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VAUGHT, Peggy Campbell
CANE HILL, ARKANSAS: Peggy Campbell Vaught, 92, died April 8, 1997. She was born November 30, 1904 to William Booth and Maude Campbell. She was a retired supervisor for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. She attended the Cane Hill Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the Sky Hill Extension Homemakers Club. She is survived by a brother, Murrey Campbell; a sister-in-law, Phyllis Campbell; a step-grandson, Tony Vaught; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Vaught; and a brother, Wendell Campbell. Services were held at Cane Hill Presbyterian Church. Interment was at McClellan Cemetery under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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VAWTER, Carl
ASH FLAT, ARKANSAS: Carl Vawter, 81, died July 5, 2007. He was born July 11, 1925 to James Monroe Vawter and Georgianna Miller Vawter. He was a farmer and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Highland Assembly of God. He is survived by his wife, Jean Vawter; a son, Rene' Vawter of Hunstville, AL; two brothers, Leon Vawter of Port Hueneme, CA and William Vawter of Sullivan, MO; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at Highland Assembly of God. Burial was at Liberty Hill Cemetery under the direction of Tri-County Funeral Home.

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VAWTER, Leona Grant
LINCOLN, ARKANSAS: Leona Grant Vawter died August 11, 1944 at the home of her father, Garrison Grant, in Lincoln. She was born January 24, 1924 to William Garrison and Minnie Hulse Grant. Survivors included her husband, Leonard Vawter; her father; a sister, Margaret; and five brothers, Leon, Roy and Earl, all of Amarillo, TX, Clyde of Lincoln, AR, and Jasper of Prairie Grove, AR. Services were held at the chapel of Luginbuel Funeral home with Rev. Amos Green officiating. Burial was at Prairie Grove Cemetery.

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VELDHUIS, Lucille
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Lucille Veldhuis passed away on October 12, 2004. She was born January 15, 1926 to Henry and Jessie Goolsby. She was a homemaker, and enjoyed gardening and traveling. Among the survivors are her husband, Hans Veldhuis; three sons, James O'Neal of Florida City, FL, Dennis O'Neal of Colorado, Glenn O'Neal of Orlando, FL; three stepsons; and six stepdaughters. She was preceded in death by her parents. Interment was at Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home.

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VENABLE, Ray
ATKINS, ARKANSAS: Ray Venable, 73, died April 7, 2002. He was born October 4, 1928 to the late George Washington and Lillie Johnston Venable. He was a construction superintendent, a Mason, and a U.S. Army veteran. He was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by three daughters, Linda Spear of Farmersville, LA, Brenda Colburn of Russellville, and Erin Venable of Little Rock; two brothers, Oliver Venable of Atkins and Jerry Venable of Conway; and two sisters, Sybil Teague of Atkins and Nivell Thomas of Jacksonville. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Wilburn, Glen and Earl D. Venable. Services were held at St. Joe Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Darrell Barnes officiating. Burial was at St. Joe Cemetery near Atkins with arrangements by Shinn Funeral Service.

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VERA, Vincent P.
GREENWOOD, ARKANSAS: Vincent Paul Vera, 75, died July 11, 2006. He was born March 28, 1931 to the late Apolinar Vera and Della Dominquez Vera. He was retired, having worked at Motors and the Long Beach Naval Shipyard in CA. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He attended the Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Barling. Survivors include his wife, Jackie Vera; four sons, David Vera of Buena Park, CA, Jeff Packer of Greenwood, Russell Vera of College Place, WA, and Matthew Vera of Greenwood; three daughters, Paula Wityak of Greenwood, Pamela Seaman of Yorba Linda, CA, D'Anna Vera of Greenwood; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Josie Garcia of El Cajon, CA, Minnie Bay of Lake Havasu City, AZ, Tona Montoya of Trinidad, CO, and Ruby Skiles of Garden Grove, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Ben Vera. Services were held at Sacred Heart of Mary Church. Burial was at Caulksville Cemetery with arrangements by Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home of Charleston, AR.

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VERCHOTA, Marie
SEARCY, ARKANSAS: Marie Verchota, 61, died July 31, 2007. She was born December 31, 1945 to Lawrence Francis Verchota and Lillian Marie Shield Verchota. She was a Jehovah's Witness. Survivors include her daughters, Jolee Russell of Searcy, and Trina Smith and husband Kevin of Sherwood; two sisters, Betty Nelms and husband Carl of Nashville, TN, and Jane Baker and husband Charles of Asheville, NC; a grandson; and a brother, James Verchota and wife Helen of Nunnley, TN. Services were held at the chapel of Roller-Daniel Funeral Home. Interment was at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.

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VERDUE, Alean
RISON, ARKANSAS: Alean Verdue, 89, died May 13, 2008. She was born December 30, 1918 to the late Virgil B. and Mae Ellen Grumbles Owen. She attended Bethelem Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sharron and Donnie Roberts of Rison; a sister, Retha Glover of Star City; 4 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Verdue; her parents; seven sisters; and three brothers. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery by Buie Funeral Home.

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VERFURTH, Francis T.
SEBASTIAN COUNTY, ARKANSAS: 1st Lieutenant Francis T. Verfurth was killed in action during World War II on November 30, 1944. He is listed in records as being from Sebastian County. He is buried at the Ardennes American (ABMC) Cemetery and Memorial in Belgium.

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VERSER, Maggie
BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Maggie Verser, 90, died March 6, 2002. She was born February 12, 1912 to Charlie and Missouri Parks. She was a homemaker, and attended St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Blytheville. Survivors include three sons, Robert Lee Verser of Florida, Nathaniel Verser of Forrest City and Johnny B. Verser of Kokomo, Ind.; four daughters, Urlee Coleman of Madison, Mary Lee Gaston of Blytheville, Zeopha Phillip of Widener and Annie B. Thomas of St. Louis; a sister, Ada Jackson of Pine Bluff; and several great and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and by her husband, Green Verser. Services were held at the St. Paul Misionary Baptist Church with Rev. Horace Howard officiating. Burial was at Memory Gardens in Blytheville with arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home.

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VERVER, Carlos R.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Carlos Ray Verver, 63, died August 1, 2007. He was a retired air traffic controller for the FAA, having worked in Dallas, Jonesboro and Little Rock. Later, he worked as a flight attendant for Southwest Airlines. He was U.S. Air Force veteran and served in Vietnam. He was an organ donor. Survivors include his wife, Marsha Pratt; a daughter and son-in-law, April and John Findlay; a son and daughter-in-law, C.D. and April Verver; 3 grandsons; his mother, Frances Verver; two brothers, Conrad Jack and Douglas Verver; and a sister, Beverly Cipriano of Dallas, TX. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy Kaye Verver; and a brother, Robert Verver. Services were held at Our Lady of the Holy Souls Catholic Church in Little Rock with Monsignor Royce R. Thomas officiating. Interment was at Forest Hills Memorial Park under the direction of Roller-Chenal Funeral Home.

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VERWIEBE, Maralee
RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS: Maralee Verwiebe, 66, died February 15, 2005. She was born February 17, 1938 to Anthony and Ollie Ada Pearson Verwiebe. She was a member of the Knoxville E.H.C. Club and attended Grace Lutheran Church. She is survived by two sisters, Nell Adams of Knoxville, AR and Ruby Pfeifer of Ridgefield, WA; four brothers, Carl Verwiebe of North Carolina, William Verwiebe of Clarksville, AR, Johnny Verwiebe of Lamar, and Gus Verwiebe of Sun City, CA; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Zelda Albee and Helen Standridge; and a brother, Larry Verwiebe. Services were held at Humphrey Chapel with Rev. Herb Swanson officiating. Burial was at Holman Cemetery with arrangements by Humphrey Funeral Service.

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VESECKY, Stanislav
MARSHALL, ARKANSAS: Stanislav Vesecky, 67, died September 29, 1987. He was born January 26, 1920 in Czechoslovakia. He was a machinist. He is survived by a daughter, Hannah Prout; four sons, Karl, Stanley, Frankie, and Peter; and 9 great-grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Coffman Funeral Home.

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VEST, Albert H.
IZARD COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Albert Harvey Vest died in 1904. He was born January 15, 1844 to Rev. James Jackson and Delany Kent Vest. He was a Civil War veteran. Interment was at Vest Cemetery.

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VEST, Buford W.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Buford Warner Vest, 85, died October 26, 2004. He was born August 11, 1919 to John William and Tempa Gammel Vest. He was a former North Little Rock city councilman and retired from the Corps of Engineers. He was a veteran of World War II. He was Past Grand Master of the Arkansas Grand Masonic Lodge, and was a Shriner. He attended Levy United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Maezell Vest; a daughter, Debby Smith and husband Harold; 3 grandchildren; a brother, C.A. Vest; and a sister-in-law, Mayme Vest. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Clelland Vest. Services were held at Levy United Methodist Church. Interment was at the Arkansas State Veterans' Cemetery with arrangements by Roller-Owens Funeral Home.

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VESTAL, Sarah
UNION COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Sarah P. Vestal died March 4, 1896. She was born December 4, 1856. She was survived by her husband, A.A. Vestal. Interment was at Sweet Home Cemetery near Strong, AR.

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VICKARTOVSKY, Andy
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Andy Vickartovsky died August 23, 1958. He was born June 6, 1883. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I. Interment was at the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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VICKERS, Grace
EMMET, ARKANSAS: Grace Vickers, 103, died February 23, 2008. She was born May 5, 1904 to John and Ida Shackelford Vickers. She was a retired registered nurse, and attended the Emmet United Methodist Church and the First Baptist Church of Emmet. She is survived by three nephews, Richard Vickers and Sandra of Hot Springs, Vick Vickers and LaVelle of Austin, TX, and Bobby Brooks of West Monroe, LA; a niece, Martha Varnado and Charlie of Winnsboro, LA; several cousins; and her friends. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ira Vickers and Ray Vickers; and a sister, Burnham Vickers Brooks. Services were held at Emmet United Methodist Church. Burial was at Snell Cemetery with arrangements by Brazzel-Oakcrest Funeral Home of Hope, AR.

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VICKERS, Shady
TRUMANN, ARKANSAS: Shady Vickers, 55, died August 31, 2005. He was a carpenter and a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by a sister, Judy Rust of Kansas City, MO; and two brothers, Greg Vickers of Trumann, and John Vickers of Leawood, MO. Cremation arrangements were handled by Wilson Funeral Home.

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VICORY, Charlcy North
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Charlcy North Vicory, 87, passed away September 16, 2005. She was born July 3, 1918 to the late Herbert B. and Annon Mae Carey North. She graduated from Eaton Beauty College, and also worked in the lunchroom of the Watson Chapel schools. She attended Matthews Memorial Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, John North Vicory of Shreveport, LA; a sister, Joyce Krause of Norman, OK; and 9 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo J. Vicory; and two sons, Herbert Monroe Vicory and William "Bill" Vicory. Memorial contributions may be made to Matthews Memorial Baptist Church, 20th and Highway 79, Pine Bluff, AR 71603. Graveside services were held at Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Ray Edmondson officiating. Arrangements were handled by Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors.

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VIEHMYER, Rhonda R.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Rhonda Rachel Viehmyer, 63, died April 3, 2006. She was a member of the United Hebrew Congregation in Fort Smith. Survivors include a daughter, Kara Rago and her husband, Mark, of North Little Rock, AR; and a grandson. Interment was at the Jewish Cemetery in Fort Smith with arrangements by Fentress Mortuary.

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VIENNEAU, Laurie
RISON, ARKANSAS: Laurie Vienneau, 81, died July 26, 2004. He was born July 21, 1923 at Bathherst, Canada to the late Louis D. Vienneau and Addline Casey Vienneau. He was a retired Air Force Master Sergeant, and was a decorated veteran of World War II and Korea. He was a member of the VFW, the Optimist Club, Gideons International, and the AARP. He attended Rison United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Opal Vienneau; a stepdaughter, Sheila Penner of Dallas, TX; a brother, Arthur Vienneau of York, PA; two sisters, Clarisse Vienneau of Rison and Irene Duguay of Canada; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Laura Dupuis. Services were held at Rison United Methodist Church with Rev. Don Johnson officiating. Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery by Buie Funeral Home.

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VIENNEAU, Opal
RISON, ARKANSAS: Opal Hiner Vienneau, 86, died July 29, 2004. She was born December 31, 1917 to the late Monroe Hiner and Gladys Myrl Smoot Hiner. She graduated from Howard Payne University in Brownwood, TX and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary at Forth Worth, TX, where she earned a Master's degree in church music. She was a retired church musician, organist, and piano teacher. She attended Rison United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Sheila Penner of Dallas, TX; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Laurie Vienneau; and a brother, Kenneth Hiner. Services were held at Rison United Methodist Church with Rev. Don Johnson officiating. Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Buie Funeral Home.

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VILLA, Dugald James
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Dugald James Villa, 84, died April 15, 2005. He was born June 28, 1920. He was a graduate of the University of California at Davis. He was a retired field engineer for General Telephone Company. He was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Force, and a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Villa; and a stepson, Eddie Martin of Atlanta, GA. Interment was at the National Cemetery in Fort Smith with arrangements by Ocker Funeral Home.

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VINCENT, Harold T.
RECTOR, ARKANSAS: Harold Trice Vincent, 87, died September 26, 2003. He was born April 10, 1916 to the late Samuel Bond and Bertha Vincent. He was a metallurgist. He was a decorated WWII veteran, and served in the South Pacific. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Wesley Bond and Debra Vincent of St. Louis, and Harold Gene and Alice Vincent of Rector; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Nancy Pack Vincent. Services were held at the chapel of Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel with James H. Dortch officiating. Burial was at Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector, AR.

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VINCENT, Zula
JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Zula Vincent, 99, died August 19, 2007. She was a Baptist. She is survived by a son, Emanuel Vincent of El Dorado; a daughter, Charlene McGough and husband Chester of Jonesboro; 9 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar "Hawk" Vincent; a daughter; and a son. Interment was at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home.

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VINCK, Doris
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Doris Lucille Cowan Vinck, 82, died January 1, 2002 in Fort Smith. She was born May 11, 1919 in Texarkana, TX. She retired from Gerber's, and formerly worked at Arkansas Best Corp. She attended Calvary Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Gail L. and Dan Merry of Booneville, and Linda and Ken Sparks of Green River, WY; 3 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. Interment was at Roselawn Cemetery with arrangements by Lewis Funeral Chapel.

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VINES, Dorothy Moseley
CROSSETT, ARKANSAS: Dorothy Marie Moseley Gardner Vines, 87, died March 20, 2004. She was born December 26, 1916 to Alex and Annie Wheeler Moseley. She was a homemaker, and retired from the Quality Stamp Store. She attended the First United Methodist Church and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Order of Amaranth. She is survived by a son, Ronnie Gardner and wife Margie of Magnolia; two daughters, Janice Little and husband Dudley of Fort Smith and Sandie Rice and husband Ronald of Crossett; a brother, Jim Moseley of Pine Bluff; 7 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Luke Gardner, Jr. and Doyle Vines; a brother, Verna Moseley; a sister, Ola Mae Pierson; and a stepmother, Lois Moseley. Services were held at South Main Baptist Church with Rev. Don Justice and Rev. Jimmie Lewis officiating. Burial followed at Pinewood Memorial Park with arrangements by Jones Funeral Home of Crossett, AR.

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VINES, Thresa Schiermeyer
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Thresa Schiermeyer Vines, 77, died August 12, 2006. She attended Zion Hill Baptist Church. Survivors include her daughter, Becky Ransom and husband, Ron; a son, Bob Schiermeyer and wife, Rebecca, all of Cabot; a sister, Evelyn Harrell of Westminister, VA; 7 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Pepper. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Schiermeyer, Sr.; a son, Jeff Schiermeyer; and a daughter, Peggy Watson. Services were held at Zion Hill Baptist Church. Burial followed at Sumner Cemetery under the direction of North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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VINSON, Nellie Cochran
LONDON, ARKANSAS: Nellie A. Cochran Vinson, 87, died August 13, 2007. She was born February 19, 1920 to the late Richard Harrison and Clara Trapp Cochran. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and attended the Martin Chapel Assembly of God. She is survived by two sons, Raymond Vinson of London and Bud Vinson of Kenai, AK; two daughters, Janice Brown of London and Letsy Goza of Russellville; two brothers: R.J. Cochran and Charles Cochran, both of London; two sisters, Anne Graham of London and Dorothy Harmon of Dover; 7 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond C. Vinson; a son, Jerry D. Vinson; infant twin daughters, Carlene and Nelene Vinson; a brother, Ira Cochran; and three sisters, Lucille Taylor, Iva Price, and Mayme Smith. Interment was at East Point Cemetery under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service.

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VINSON, Verlie Mae
HAMBURG, ARKANSAS: Verlie Mae Vinson, 73, died August 11, 2002. She was a homemaker and attended the Mount Zion Baptist Church. She is survived by four sons, Jessie Lee James, Eugene Morris and Thurman Lee Morris of Hamburg and Charles Edward James of Hutchinson, KS: three daughters, Ada Mae Johnson of Monticello and Cloten and Pearlie Mae James of Hamburg; a brother, Obery Givens of Philadelphia, PA; a sister, Bertha Mae Wilson of Milwaukee, WI; 42 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Curtis; a daughter, Debbie Joe James; her parents, Morris and Arma Givens Vinson; and a brother, Eddie Givens. Services were held at Mount Zion Baptist Church with Rev. W. R. Taylor officiating. Burial was at Johnson Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Cromwell Funeral Home.

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VINT, Roberta A.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Roberta Ann Vint, 79, died October 30, 2007. She retired from Danco Construction Company, and was a member of the Somers Avenue Church of Christ. Survivors include her sisters and a brother-in-law, Virginia and Bill Driver, and Ruby Blackiston, all of North Little Rock; her nieces, Jane Weare, Becky Calhoun, Lisa Nichols and Courtney Calhoun, all of North Little Rock; her nephews, Bobby Vint, Bill Driver, Chad Denham and Bill Nichols, all of North Little Rock; and a cousin, Nettie Writfield of North Little Rock. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Lizzie Gabriel Vint. Burial was at Casa Cemetery in Casa, AR under the direction of Roller-Owens Funeral Home.

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VIRDEN, Verda Mae
PRESCOTT, ARKANSAS: Verda Mae Virden, 83, died April 19, 2009. She was born January 11, 1926 to William Otis and Ivy Ruth Prince Honeycutt. She was a retired ward clerk for the former Nevada County Hospital. She was a former member of the Emmet Bowling League, and a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church of Prescott. She is survived by a son, Charles William Virden and Sheila of Prescott; two daughters, Brenda Hamilton of Emmet and Sandra Hulan and Wally of Prescott; two brothers, J.T. Honeycutt and Ray Honeycutt, both of Hope; two sisters, Oveta Kennedy of Dallas, TX and Sue Staner of Baytown, TX; 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Margaret Reed. Interment was at DeAnn Cemetery under the direction of Brazzel-Cornish Funeral Home.

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VIRE, Barbara Lois
OARK, ARKANSAS: Barbara L. Vire, 13, died in a fire on February 4, 1963. She was a 9th grade honors student. She was survived by her parents, Alvin and Billie Vaught Vire; two brothers, Keith Vire and Allen Vire; a sister, Carol A. Vire; her maternal and paternal grandparents; and a great-grandfather, C.C. Vaught. Services were held at Patterson Springs Church with Rev. George Domerese officiating. Interment was at Patterson Springs Cemetery under the direction of Cox Funeral Home.

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VOCQUE, William H.
BAUXITE, ARKANSAS: William H. Vocque, 71, died October 26, 2005. He was born November 14, 1933 to the late Jewel and Hazel Bright Vocque. He retired from Colonial Bakery. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Donna Cushing Vocque; his sons and daughters-in-law, William and Debra Vocque of Paron, Ralph and Leah Vocque of Bauxite, and Alan and Christy Vocque of Bauxite; a daughter and son-in-law, Jenne and Rickey Bradbury of Mabelvale; his sisters, Mary Case of Bryant, and Alpha Jean Ellis of Jacksonville; 14 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and four brothers. Services were held at the chapel of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home. Interment was at McPherson Cemetery.

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VODISEK, Charlie
RYE HILL, ARKANSAS: Charlie Vodisek, 82, died May 11, 2006. He attended Ss. Sabina and Mary Catholic Church. He was formerly employed by the Arkansas Casket Company, and enjoyed fishing. Survivors include three sisters, Rose Ann Vodisek of Rye Hill, Agnes Kerhlikar and husband Thomas of Chicago, IL, and Mary Krofel of Chicago; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Fentress Mortuary.

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VOLLTRAUER, Margaret
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Margaret Volltrauer, 88, died October 20, 2008 in Mountain Home. She was born April 27, 1920 in Yugoslavia to the late Josef and Katharina Katzler Beierle. She had been a Mountain Home resident since 1979, and formerly lived in Chicago, IL. Survivors include her husband of over 70 years, Joseph Volltrauer; two sons, Joseph V. (Erwine) Volltrauer of Mountain Home, and Hermann (Erika) Volltrauer of Monroe Township, NJ; a sister, Ava O'hl; 5 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kirby and Family Funeral Home.

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VONDERHEIDE, Ocie
PARIS, ARKANSAS: Ocie M. VonderHeide, 91, died October 3, 2007. She was born December 19, 1915 Ben and Nettie Lang Schouweiler. She enjoyed quilting. She was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, where she was active with the St. Benedict Mothers' Society. Survivors include her children, John R. VonderHeide, Henryetta Thompson, and Frances Rhineheart; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank VonderHeide; her parents; and two daughters, Mary Carolyn VonderHeide and Elizabeth Lowery. Services were held at St. Benedict Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Benedict Cemetery in Subiaco, AR under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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VORSTER, Bridget
SUBIACO, ARKANSAS: Bridget Vorster died January 23, 1924. She was born December 23, 1847. Interment was at St. Benedict Cemetery.

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VOSPER, Ferne
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Ferne Vosper, 83, died November 20, 2007. She was born November 7, 1924. She was an Episcopalian. She is survived by two brothers, Jim R. Walker of Ozark, and Jack D. Walker of Fort Smith. Services were held at the chapel of Lewis Funeral Home in Fort Smith. Burial at the U.S. National Cemetery.

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VOSS, Estelle Langford
RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS: Estelle Langford Voss, 83, died April 27, 2003. She was born November 17, 1919 to the late Edward Homer and Belle Dixon Langford. She was a former member of the Rebekah Lodge, a charter member of Hector Free Will Baptist Church, and also attended the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Russellville. Survivors include a son and daughter-law, Jackie E. and Joan Garrison of Hector; a daughter, Sandra Garrison of Russellville; a sister, Charlene Allison of Russellville; 3 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Arnold Heathcock and Glenn Voss. Services were held at the Hector Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Charles King and Dr. Steve Mosley officiating. Burial was at Boiling Springs Cemetery under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service.

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WACASEY, Lance
SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Lance Leigh Wacasey died September 23, 1974. He was born October 27, 1962 in Lubbock, TX to Murray and Doris Smith Wacasey. Survivors include his parents; three sisters, Dede, Kim, and Guiann; a brother, Fallon; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Powell; and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wacasey. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Pyeatte Funeral Home.

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WACASTER, Nancy
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Nancy Wacaster died November 29, 1926. She was born August 27, 1855. She was the wife of J.L. Wacaster. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery.

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WACHOB, Anita J.
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Anita Josephine Wachob, 82, died November 3, 2006. She was born February 3, 1924 to the late William and Bertha Stephens. She was a homemaker, and attended Salem United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Denver Wachob. Survivors include her sons, Denny Wachob of Memphis, TN and Steve Wachob of Benton; 9 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the National Cemetery in Little Rock under the direction of Ashby Funeral Home.

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WADDELL, Gerald Lee
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Gerald "Buddy" Lee Waddell, 87, died January 13, 2001. He served in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during World War II. He operated Waddell Jewelry and Gifts of Osceola for over thirty years. He belonged to St. Matthew's Catholic Church, Rotary Club International, the Kiwanis Club, The United Way, and the Osceola Country Club. In Little Rock, he attended Christ The King Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Dorothy Rose Williams Waddell of Little Rock; a daughter, Gay Anderson and her husband Bob of Little Rock; a sister, Anna V. Hudson of West Memphis; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Christ The King Catholic Church, followed by burial at Roselawn Cemetery with arrangements by Ruebel Funeral Home.

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WADDLE, Fern
CLINTON, ARKANSAS: Fern Waddle died July 10, 2004. She was born October 16, 1919. Survivors include her husband, James C. Waddle; her children, Vick and wife Carolyne Waddle of Morrilton, Jim and wife Joann Waddle of North Little Rock, Bernice and husband DeeLinn Jones, and Betty and husband Leonard Pack both of Alread; a brother, Lyle and wife Artie Koone of Harrison; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Pleasant Grove Friendship Community Church in Clinton. Interment was at Pleasant Grove Cemetery under the direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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WADDLE, Jean
ALEXANDER, ARKANSAS: Jean Waddle, 70, died November 4, 2007. She was born December 12, 1936 to the late Cecil and Elizabeth Harlan Patterson. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Betty Waddle of Alexander, and Glen and Sandra Waddle of East End; a daughter, Sherri Waddle of Alexander; a sister, Barbra Crumly; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, O.T. Waddle; her parents; four siblings; and two great-grandsons. Services were held at the Little Rock Church of God. Interment was at Vilonia Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home.

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WADDLE, Jodie Everett
MINERAL SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Jodie Everett Waddle, 91, died May 21, 2009. He was born April 1, 1918 to J.H. and Martha Loe Waddle. He was a retired foreman for the Arkansas Highway Department with twenty-five years of service. He was a member and elder of Mount Moriah Church in Rosston, and was a longtime former sexton at Mount Moriah Cemetery. He was a 32nd degree Mason. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Maye Robertson Waddle; two daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Rick Hart of Mineral Springs, and Penny and Ricky Talley of Magnolia; a daughter-in-law, Julia Waddle of Monticello; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Joey R. Waddle; five brothers; and two sisters. Services were held at Mount Moriah Church in Rosston. Burial with Masonic rites was at Mount Moriah Cemetery with arrangements by Brazzel/Cornish Funeral Home.

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WADE, Hazel
HAZEN, ARKANSAS: Hazel Wade, 86, died on April 17, 2001. She was born on July 10, 1914 to Walter and Marille Stidham. She was a retired housekeeper. Survivors include a granddaughter, Glenda K. Jefferson of Texarkana; 4 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Prairie Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Oscar Washington, Sr. presiding. Burial was at Green Grove Cemetery with arrangements by Clay Funeral Home.

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WADE, Otho
RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS: Otho "Jack" Wade, 82, died June 11, 2007. He retired from Winrock International, where he worked as both an electrician and a bodyguard for the Rockefeller family. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Martha Louise Caudell Wade; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Terry Wade, and Ed and Barbara Wade; four daughters and sons-in-law, Virginia and Troy Chandler, Lynn and Donnie Sims, Tammy and Bill Laymon, and Sharon and Danny Waldo; 9 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ann Wade; a brother and sister-in-law, Lance and Marie Wade; and his parents, E. V. and Stella Wade. Cremation arrangements were handled by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville, AR.

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WAGE, Marjorie Sharp
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Marjorie Virginia Sharp Wage, 76, died February 25, 2001. She held a degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and retired from Western Paper Company. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, PEO, and was a past president of the Little Rock Bridge Association. She attended St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Survivors include a son, James R. Wage and wife J.B. of Lewisville, TX; a sister, Beryl Jones and husband Ken of Sachse, TX; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Martin Wage; and a son, John S. Wage. Services were held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church with Rev. Edward Morgan officiating. Arrangements were handled by Ruebel Funeral Home.

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WAGES, Benjamin H.
HUNTSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Benjamin Wages, 77, died on January 23, 1948. He was a retired machine operator, and a veteran of the Spanish-American War. He belonged to the Baptist Church and the Odd Fellows. Among the survivors are his wife, Mary Belle Edwards Wages (note: she passed away in 1971); and a son, Ivan Wages. Interment was at the National Cemetery with arrangements by Nelson-Savage Funeral Home.

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WAGES, Fannie Sue
FORREST CITY, ARKANSAS: Fannie Sue Wages, 82, died September 2, 2002. She was born June 29, 1920 to Marvin Beene and Cleo Bennett Beene. She was a seamstress for Reltoc, and attended Emmanuel Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Margaret Ann Brazile of Forrest City; a son, Marty Wages, Sr. of Forrest City; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac Martin Wages, Jr. Burial was at Forrest Park Cemetery by Morgan Funeral Home.

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WAGGLE, Celeste
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Celeste Waggle, 37, died November 30, 2004. She was born February 13, 1967. Survivors include her parents, Quartase and Virginia Waggle of Searcy; a son, Dillon Waggle of Searcy; and a brother, Elijah "Eli" Waggle of North Little Rock. Services were held at Dogwood Methodist Church in Griffithville. Interment was at Dogwood Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Daniel Funeral Home.

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WAGGONER, Harold
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Harold Wayne Waggoner, 55, died July 25, 2011 at Washington Regional Medical Center. He was born February 1, 1956 in Huntsville, AR to M.E. "Gene" and Lavonne White Waggoner. He was an auto mechanic, and enjoyed fishing and hunting. Survivors include a son, Johnnie Allen (Rachel) of Huntsville, TX; a daughter, Brandy Allen of Rogers; his mother, Lavonne White Fielding of Springdale; a sister, Marietta Evans (Rick) of Springdale; 4 grandchildren; former wife and friend, Debbie Riley; 5 nieces and nephews; a great-niece; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father; his stepfather, Kenneth Fielding; and a sister, Deanna Waggoner Thome. Services were held at Victory Church. Interment was at Bluff Cemetery under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home.

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WAGGONER, John O.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: John O. Waggoner died September 4, 1945. Services were held at St. Andrew's Cathedral with Msgr. Francis Allen presiding. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Healey & Roth Funeral Home.

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WAGGY, Irene
LINCOLN, ARKANSAS: Irene M. Chambers Waggy, 90, died on January 17, 1997. She was born on January 5, 1907 to William S. and Hattie Grover Chambers. She was a Methodist, and a volunteer with the Lincoln VFW post. She is survived by her husband of over 40 years, Roger M. Waggy. Interment was at Highland Cemetery in Ottawa, KS under the direction of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home.

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WAGLE, Edward B., Jr.
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Edward Blaine Wagle, Jr., 92, died August 5, 2007. He was born November 18, 1914 to Edward and Bertha Wagle. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Springdale. He was a Mason for over 60 years, and was active in the Scottish Rite and the Boumi Shriners. He is survived by a daughter, Elisabeth Jane DuVal and husband David of Midwest City, OK; 2 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Beatrice Wagle. Services were held at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Arrangements were handled by Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home.

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WAGLEY, Floy
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Floy Lucille Wagley, 95, died January 1, 2010. She was born September 9, 1914. She was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God in North Little Rock for over 50 years. She is survived by five sons, Richard Wagley of Benton, Carroll Wagley of Scott, AR, J.C. Wagley of Fort Smith, Bill Wagley of North Little Rock, and Ray Wagley of Leavenworth, KS; three daughters, Murleen Swift of North Little Rock, and Judy Hayes and Becky Caldwell, both of Sherwood; her nieces and nephews; 16 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her siblings; her husband, James C. Wagley; and a son, David Wagley. Interment was at Elmwood Cemetery in Morrilton, AR by Roller-Owens Funeral Home.

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WAGNER, Levonia
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Levonia Wagner, 92, died July 24, 2004. She was a homemaker, and attended the Grand Avenue Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, James Wagner of Fort Smith; 8 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Lavaca City Cemetery with arrangements by Ocker Funeral Home.

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WAGNER, Louie B.
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Louie B. Wagner, 89, died April 2, 2005. He retired from Thomas Industries. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and attended the First Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include a daughter, Donna Summerhill of Van Buren; two sons, Richard Wagner of Mansfield, TX, and David Wagner of Sulphur, OK; a sister, Theresa Holloman of Mount Vernon, WA; 7 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ola Wagner. Interment was at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith with arrangements by Edwards Funeral Home.

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WAGONER, Elma
BOONEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Elma Edith Wagoner, 94, died March 10, 2006. She was born September 17, 1911. She was a retired laundry supervisor at Fort Chaffee. She attended the First Baptist Church of Booneville, and was a member of the Professional Business Women's Club. She was a longtime Sunday School teacher. She is survived by two nephews, Loren Wagoner of Booneville, and Jerry Wagoner of Clarksville; and several other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a niece, Dolores Wagoner. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery by Roberts Funeral Home.

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WAINWRIGHT, Alice
CHARLESTON, ARKANSAS: Alice Wainwright, 90, died January 21, 2006. She is survived by a brother, David Bowley of Charleston; and four nieces, Elizabeth Stingmeyer, Johnnie Nicholsi, Cynthia Whidden and Pricilla Kirsch. Services were held at Light of the World Tabernacle Church with Rev. Elton Pennington and Rev. Wayne Loon officiating. Interment was at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Charleston with arrangements by Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home of Paris, AR.

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WAIT, Anne Cockrill
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Anne Cockrill Wait died March 15, 2005. She was born January 16, 1914 to the late Chester Ashley Cockrill and Jennie Mitchell Cockrill. She attended Sweet Briar College in Lynchburg, VA and Little Rock Junior College. She was a member of the Junior League of Little Rock, the Country Club of Little Rock, and Button Willow Hunting Club. She attended Christ Episcopal Church. Survivors include a daughter, Anne Gardner of Searcy; a son, Frank E. Wait of Little Rock; 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Evans Wait; her parents; her brothers, James Mitchell Cockrill, Sterling Robertson Cockrill, Chester Ashley Cockrill, Jr., and Harry Howard Cockrill; and a sister, Jane Cockrill Thompson. Interement was at Roselawn Cemetery under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home.

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WAITE, Robert L.
LINCOLN, ARKANSAS: Robert Lloyd Waite, 90, died February 27, 2009. He was born August 23, 1918 to Dr. Ralph and Florence Edgington Waite. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II, and a member of the Moose Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Fern Cochran Waite; a son, Jim Waite of Fayetteville; a daughter, Roxanne Upshaw of Maniton Springs, CO; a stepdaughter, Pam McKinny of Geneva, IL; a stepson, Tom Voight of Phoenix, AZ; a sister, Frances Waite of Seattle, WA; and several grandchildren. Interment was at Lincoln Cemetery with arrangements by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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WAITS, Alice P.
WEST MEMPHIS, ARKANSAS: Alice P. Waits, 83, died June 25, 2005. She was a retired accountant and farmer. She attended the First Presbyterian Church in West Memphis. Survivors include a son, Raymond Waits, Jr. of Marion, AR; a daughter, Barbara Hettish of Murfreesboro, TN; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Waits, Sr. Interment was at Crittenden Memorial Park with arrangements by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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WAKE, Andrew
HEMPSTEAD COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Andrew M. Wake died September 3, 1905. He was born February 28, 1902 to Robert and Rosa Wake. Burial was at Artesian Cemetery.

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WAKEFIELD, Emma
MINERAL SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Emma Irene Wakefield, 87, passed away February 17, 2006. She was born September 23, 1918. She attended Mineral Springs Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Ollie Wakefield. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Bettye and Larry Lane of Beebe; two sons and daughters-in-law, H.O. and Earlene Overstreet Wakefield of Port Neches, TX, and Joe and Patty Petty Wakefield of St. Louis; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and other relatives. Services were held at Nashville Funeral Home, followed by burial at the Mineral Springs Cemetery.

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WALDO, Dorthey
DeWITT, ARKANSAS: Dorthey Waldo, 85, died December 24, 2009. She worked in the cafeteria at Southside Elementary School, and was a member of the DeWitt Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, T.C. Waldo; five children and their spouses, Pam and Denver Gillespie of Heber Springs, Anetta Barker of Heber Springs, Tony and Susan Waldo of Kennewick, WA, Rhonda and Brett Newton of Fort Worth, TX, and Darlene and Jim Hyatt of Little Rock; a sister-in-law, Betty Blume of South Bend, IN; her nieces and nephews; 12 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bertha Ayers and Newton Blume; a brother, Alvin Blume; a son, Richard Barker; and her first husband, Charles Barker. Burial was at DeWitt Cemetery by Essex Funeral Home.

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WALDO, Gertrude
DOVER, ARKANSAS: Gertrude Waldo, 90, died January 8, 2007. She was born January 23, 1916 to Clyde and Lola Wait Ross. She enjoyed sewing, canning, and flowers. She was a Baptist. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Jim Kelley; a sister, Ima Jean Stroud of Yuma, AZ; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Don Waldo; a son, Dwain Waldo; and three sisters, Edna Didion, Lillian Teal, and Ina Hollabaugh. Interment was at Owens Cemetery under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service.

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WALDON, Mary Frances
GURDON, ARKANSAS: Mary Frances Waldon, 85, died June 5, 2009. She was born January 5, 1924 to John C. and Nora Calley Jackson. She attended Beech Street Baptist Church of Gurdon. She is survived by five daughters, Leigh Ellen Hunter (Dwight) of Mansfield, TX, Tommye Billing (Henry) of Bryant, AR, Wava Gail Stinnett (Robert) of Maud, TX, Johnnye Peacock (Bill) of Monroeville, AL, and Kitty Waldon of Vilonia, AR; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 2 other great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Bruce O. Waldon. Interment was at Rose Hill Cemetery by Pharr Funeral Home.

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WALDRIP, Burl
DECATUR, ARKANSAS: Burl Waldrip, 66, died August 26, 1975. He was born April 10, 1909. He retired from Peterson Industries. He was a World War II veteran, and was a member of the American Legion. He attended Gentry Baptist Church. He was survived by his wife, Aubry Waldrip; three sons, Fred Waldrip, Jackie Waldrip, and Richard Waldrip; a half-brother, William Borum; two half-sisters, Edith Yount and Nina Glenn; and 2 grandchildren. Burial was at Elm Springs Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home.

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WALDROP, Alline August
CARAWAY, ARKANSAS: Alline August Waldrop, 86, passed away December 29, 2006. She was born February 21, 1920. She is survived by two sisters, Nell Summers of Pangburn and Ada Batton of Kansas City, MO; and her nephew and caretaker, Earnest Griggs of Caraway. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lavirt Annette Horton; her father, Luther Clarence Riggs; and three sisters, Callie Husky, Mary Harper and Barbara Riggs. Burial was at the Caraway Cemetery with arrangements by Gregg Funeral Home Chapel.

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WALDVOGEL, Otto A.
LESLIE, ARKANSAS: Otto A. Waldvogel, 95, died August 17, 2007. He was born on November 10, 1911 to Carl and Pauline Wasser Waldvogel. He enjoyed gardening and golfing. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Among the surviving family members are his wife, Mary Waldvogel; two sons, Albert and Bruce; a daughter, Deann Roberts; a sister, Julie Drury; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Interment was at Dennard Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Coffman Funeral Home.

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WALES, Velvrie
NEWPORT, ARKANSAS: Velvrie Wales, 81, died April 18, 2009. She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Carl Schlotzhauer of Newport, and Gary and Tammy Schlotzhauer of Conway; a sister, Judy Moore of Alexandria, OH; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; and two sisters. Burial was at Watson Cemetery with arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home.

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WALICKI, Alice
DES ARC, ARKANSAS: Alice Walicki, 85, died December 5, 2009. She was born September 26, 1924 to Charlie and Lena Hicks Folts. She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Jean and Gary Heral, Sue and Larry Joe Crye, and JoAnn and Danny Kirk; a son, John C. Walicki; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Walicki; her parents; and a sister, Elsie Foster. Services were held at Lakeside Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Lakeside Cemetery by Garth Funeral Home.

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WALKENBACH, August
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: August Walkenbach, 72, died June 6, 1957. Services were held at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial was "in Rogers" with arrangements by Burns Funeral Home.

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WALKER, Albert
SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Albert Walker, 86, died November 5, 1973. He was born January 29, 1887. He was a retired farmer, a Catholic, and a World War I veteran. He was survived by his wife, Loretta Walker; a brother, Bill Walker; and three sisters, Myrtle Lynch, Joy Bruster, and Mrs. Alvie Barnes. Services were held at Our Lady of Perpetual Health Catholic Church. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home.

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WALKER, Babe
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Babe Walker, 87, died April 24, 2006. She was born May 4, 1918 to H. Grant and Anna Edwards Flickinger. She was a retiree of Franklin Electric, and attended the Norwood Community Church in Siloam Springs. She was the widow of Floyd Glen Walker. She is survived by a son, Floyd Walker and wife Jan of Springdale; two granddaughters, Jamie Cheader of Tontitown and Dede Silcox of Springdale; and 4 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs.

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WALKER, Dessa
FARMINGTON, ARKANSAS: Dessa Walker, 75, died June 9, 1986. She was born April 22, 1911 to James Edward and Elnora Blacklock Walker. She attended Unity Baptist Church. She was survived by two sisters, Bonnie Lewallen and Bessie Cobb; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at Unity Baptist Church. Burial was at Farmington Cemetery by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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WALKER, George
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: George Walker died October 13, 1943. He served as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, and was a casualty of World War II. Interment was at the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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WALKER, Henry
KEISER, ARKANSAS: Henry Walker, 71, died January 21, 2003. He was a truck driver for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, and attended Mount Pleasant Holiness Church in Keiser. He is survived by his wife, Bessie Walker; three sons, Steven Anthony Walker and Marty Martin, both of Osceola, and Henry Walker, Jr. of Keiser; five daughters, Mary Mabrey of Marion, Yvonne Daniels of Blytheville, Stefanie Yankaway of Osceola and Christina Walker and Mae Walker, both of Keiser; a brother, Obie Walker of Chicago; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Mount Pleasant Holiness Church with Joe Brooks officiating. Burial was at Whiteside Cemetery with arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home of Osceola, AR.

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WALKER, Jacob W.
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Jacob Wythe Walker died on May 21, 1864. He was killed at Jenkins Ferry during the Civil War. He was a Corporal in the 2nd Arkansas Regiment, CSA. Interment was at Walker Cemetery.

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WALKER, Lewis
CAUTHRON, ARKANSAS: Lewis Walker, 82, died April 8, 1928. He was married three times, each wife having preceded him in death. He had 13 children. He was survived by three of those children, in addition to one sister. He was a Baptist and Freemason. Burial was at Cauthron Cemetery with Bro. Martin of the Baptist church officiating.

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WALKER, Mosella
FORREST CITY, ARKANSAS: Mosella Walker, 76, died on November 20, 2002. She was born on February 27, 1926. She was a homemaker. She is survived by a sister, Ora Lee Cotton of Chicago, IL. Services were held at Rising Sun M.B. Church with Rev. John Strong officiating. Burial was at Stanley Grove Cemetery in Caldwell with arrangements by Clay Funeral Home.

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WALKUP, Sylvia E.
WEST FORK, ARKANSAS: Sylvia Elizabeth Walkup, 70, died December 4, 2006. She was born July 8, 1936 to the late Ollie and Freda Elizabeth Goodin Hurlocker. She was a homemaker, and attended Union Church of Baptist Ford. Survivors include her husband, Walter Walkup; her daughter, Pamela Knippel of West Fork; and her son, Walter Scott Walkup of Lincoln; three sisters; three brothers; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother and three sisters. Services were held at Union Church of Baptist Ford with Reverend Ervin Hutchins presiding. Interment was at Baptist Ford Cemetery under the direction of Beard's Funeral Chapel of Fayetteville, AR.

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WALLACE, Levi W.
HATTIEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Levi W. Wallace died on June 18, 1887. He was born in 1821. He was the husband of Sena A. Wells Wallace. He was a Union soldier during the Civil War, and was taken as a prisoner of war by the Confederates. He later returned to his homestead in Conway County, Arkansas. He died of consumption, and was survived by his wife. Interment was at Wallace Wells Cemetery in Conway County, AR.

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WALLACE, Naomi
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Naomi Wallace, 68, died December 15, 2003. She is survived by her husband, James Wallace, Jr.; a daughter, Natalie Wallace; four siblings, Viola Gentry, Jesse Wright, Veodis Allmon, and Katherine Wright Knight; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at First Baptist Church Highland Park. Arrangements were entrusted to GateWay Funeral Chapel.

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WALLACE, Rose
WEST FORK, ARKANSAS: Rose Wallace, 69, died March 26, 2007. She was born June 14, 1937 to Earl and Shirley Hanon Tucker. She was a Jehovah's Witness. She is survived by her husband, Herschel Wallace; two sons, John Wallace and Jami Wallace; a daughter, Joni Black; two brothers, Steven Tucker and Dallas Tucker; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Mineral Springs Cemetery under the direction of Beard's Chapel Funeral Home.

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WALLER, Mildred Virginia
TRUMANN, ARKANSAS: Mildred Virginia Waller, 85, died December 31, 2005. She was born December 17, 1920 to the late Rufus and Sylvia Howard Cooper. She was a retired factory and cafe worker, and was a Baptist. She is survived by two sisters, Wanda Lee Warden of Tunica, MS and Cliffia Rutherford of Bay; 5 grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Monroe "Bill" Waller; a son, Bobby Lee Purcell; a daughter, Nancy Louise Purcell Thompson; her parents; and two sisters. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery in Weiner, AR with Rev. Leon Minick officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Thompson Funeral Home.

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WALLER, Ruby
De WITT, ARKANSAS: Ruby Waller, 84, died December 7, 2006. She was born November 6, 1922 in De Witt to the late Isac Tony McAdams and Nellie Wright. She was a longtime employee of the County Assessor's Office and the office of the County Judge. Survivors include two children, Jeanie Thompson of Kilgore, TX, and David Waller of Carthage, MO; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren; her friends; and the residents of Arkansas County she served for so long. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer C. "Tip" Waller. Arrangements were handled by Essex Funeral Home.

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WALLIN, Faye
WEST MEMPHIS, ARKANSAS: Faye D. Wallin, 70, died January 20, 2010. She was a retired store owner. Survivors include a son, Billy Wallin of West Memphis; two sisters; Deloris Young of New Boston, TX, and Grace Morgan of Michigan; and a brother, Gene Duvall of Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Wallin, Sr. Interment was at Marked Tree Cemetery by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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WALLIN, James D.
WEST MEMPHIS, ARKANSAS: James Darel Wallin, 74, died March 25, 2005. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Jerrie Wallin of West Memphis; a stepson, Terry Wilferd of Bartlett, TN; a stepdaughter, Deanna Wilson of West Memphis; three brothers, Bill Wallin of West Memphis, Jerry Wallin of Collierville, TN, and Harold Wallin of Bogart, GA; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Murphy Funeral Home. Burial was at Marked Tree Cemetery.

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WALLIN, John Thomas
WEST MEMPHIS, ARKANSAS: John Thomas Wallin, 68, died June 20, 2003 at Crittenden Memorial Hospital. He was born May 5, 1935. He was a member of Teamsters Local #667, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a 32nd degree Mason. Survivors include his wife, Ann Wallin; three sons, Michael Elrod of Jonesboro, and Paul Wallin and Tommy Wallin, both of Harrisburg; five daughters, Sheri Foster of Marion, Belinda Smith of Harrisburg, and Jessica Wallin, Jerri Lyn Wallin, and Melissa Elrod, all of West Memphis; four brothers, Harold Wallin of Dacula, GA, Jerry Wallin of Memphis, TN, and James Wallin and Bill Wallin, both of West Memphis; and 9 grandchildren. Interment was at Marked Tree Cemetery under the direction of Murphy Funeral Home.

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WALLIS, Bobby S.
HARRISON, ARKANSAS: Bobby S. Wallis, 73, died January 2, 2007. He was born September 19, 1933 to J. S. and Anna Margaret Pearson Wallis. He was employed by the Levi Strauss Company for over 45 years. He enjoyed hunting, gardening and fishing. He attended Eagle Heights Baptist Church. He is survived by a son, Bobby Dale Wallis of Harrison; a sister and brother-in-law, Joann and Bob Estes of Harrison; a nephew and his wife, Monte D. and Elizabeth Estes; two nieces and their husbands, Pam and Derek Rudkin, and Cindy and Phil Rogers; and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his step-father, William D. Lane; two sons, Gary Don Wallis and Brent Dell Wallis; and several half-brothers and half-sisters. Services were held at Christeson Funeral Home with Rev. Johnny Walters officiating. Interment was at Bellefonte Cemetery.

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WALLIS, Knoful
MARSHALL, ARKANSAS: Knoful Wallis, 75, died December 21, 2004. He was born March 1, 1929. He was a resident of Marshall, and was a cattle farmer. He attended the Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church. He was a member of the Buffalo Conservation Dist. Board from 1966 until 1989. Survivors include his wife, Helen Harness Wallis of Marshall, two sons; Reck and his wife Michelle Wallis of Eureka Springs, and Tim Wallis of Yellville; a daughter, Renee Thieme of Yellville; brothers Connie and wife Ruth of Springdale, Jerry and wife Lena of Marshall, Wendell and wife Mary Evelyn of Marshall, Kedrick and wife Estelle of Two Rivers, Alaska; two sisters-in-law; Joyce Harness Mize of Big Flat, and Jackie Wallis Harness of Atkins; and 8 grandchildren. Services were held at Roller Coffman Chapel in Marshall with Luther Branscum officiating. Burial was at East Lawn Cemetery in Marshall, AR.

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WALLNER, Jack D., Sr.
EUREKA SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Jack Devereux Wallner, Sr., 78, died September 18, 2005. He was born November 5, 1926 to Siegfried and Marcia Delores Jarrett Wallner. He was a graduate of the University of Texas, and was a geophysicist in the oil exploration industry. He was a military veteran, and served during World War II. He is survived by his wife, Billie Frank Wetzel Wallner; three children, Marcia Ann Foss, Sally Elizabeth Gilmore, and Jack Devereux Wallner, Jr.; a brother, Siegfried (Jon) Wallner, Jr.; 4 grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Cremation arrangements were handled by Nelson Funeral Service.

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WALLS, Gertrude
MARKED TREE, ARKANSAS: Gertrude Walls, 91, died June 17, 2002. Services were held at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Marked Tree with the Rev. G.C. Simpson, Sr. officiating. Burial was at Paradise Garden Cemetery in Edmondson with arrangements by Sims-Woodard Funeral Home of Marked Tree, AR.

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WALSER, Vernadah
CROSSETT, ARKANSAS: Vernadah Walser died April 18, 1912. She was a teenager, and of the Baptist faith. She was the wife of David Walser. Burial was at Unity Cemetery.

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WALSH, Lorraine Rongey
CROSSETT, ARKANSAS: Lorraine Rongey Walsh, 72, died December 16, 1999. She was born August 23, 1927 to Bernie and Lucille Brooks Rongey. She attended St. Mark's Episcopal Church. She a music promoter for gospel, blues, and country artists, and was a member of the Arkansas Blues Association. She was active with PRCA Rodeo activities and events, including high school rodeo and the Miss Rodeo Arkansas Contest. She was a member of the Arkansas State Police Association. She is survived by two sons, Danny Walsh and Bruce Walsh, both of Crossett; a daughter, Deborah Walsh of Charlotte, NC, and her surrogate daughter, Kathy Smith of Crossett; 6 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wingfield Walsh; and by a son, John Walsh. Services were held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church with Fr. George Hart officiating. Interment was at Pugh Cemetery with arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

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WALT, Mary Ann
DUMAS, ARKANSAS: Mary Ann Walt, 90, of Dumas died March 28, 2000. She was born April 13, 1909 to David Peter and Fannie Izora Miller. She was a graduate of Arkansas State Teachers College. A retired teacher and homemaker, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Dumas, the Highway Garden Club of Little Rock, and the Desha Country Hospital Auxiliary. Survivors include two sons, Martin and David Walt of Dumas; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services were held March 30 at the First United Methodist Church in Dumas with Rev. Buddy Ratliff and Rev. John David Walt officiating. Burial was at Walnut Lake Cemetery at Dumas with arrangements handled by Griffin Funeral Home.

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WALTERS, Ella M.
WARD, ARKANSAS: Ella M. Walters, 91, died December 19, 2005. She was a Baptist. Among the survivors are a son, Norman "Bud" Walters of Bee Branch; her daughters, Mary Lester of Jacksonville, Ann Taylor and Doris Ball of Beebe, Clara Maples of Austin, and Louise Lucky of Ward; 28 grandchildren; and several great and great-great grandchildren. Services were held at Westbrook Funeral Home in Beebe, AR. Interment was at Sand Hill Cemetery in Des Arc, AR.

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WALTERS, Ethel
BOONEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Ethel Hattie Walters, 91, died April 20, 2006. She was a retired restaurant owner. She is survived by four daughters and her sons-in-law, Joyce Carpentier, Lois and Robert Bollinger, and Betty and Richard McKinnis, all of Booneville, and Louise and Jim Hatfield of Oklahoma City, OK; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Troy and Arleane Walters, and Larry Walters, all of Independence, OR; a sister, Hannah Boland of Salem, OR; 21 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred J. Walters. Interment was at Pine Log Cemetery in Barber, AR by McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood, AR.

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WALTERS, Robert H.
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Robert Hames "Bob" Walters, 79, died June 18, 2004. He was born November 29, 1924 to the late Lace Right and Dora Edith Hames Walters. He retired from the Arkansas Highway Department and the Grant County Highway Department. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. He is survived by a stepson; two stepdaughters; two sisters, Edith Manche of Pine Bluff, Dessie Western of Hooks, TX; and his step-grandchildren. Interment was at Jackson Cemetery with arrangements by Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

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WALTHALL, James R.
BEEBE, ARKANSAS: James Ralph Walthall, 81, died December 29, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Esther Martin Walthall; three children, Robert Walthall, Deborah Amos, and David Walthall, all of California; and a sister, Frances Edmondson of Blue Springs, MO. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Pearl Strawn Walthall. Interment was at Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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WALTON, Florence
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Florence Gocio Walton, 80, died May 24, 2007. She was a homemaker. She attended Christ the King Catholic Church, and studied at Ouachita Baptist College. Survivors include her sons, Barry B. Walton and wife Carol of Knoxville, TN, Maynard H. Walton, Jr. of New Orleans, LA, Joseph M. Walton of Cabot, Kenneth A. Walton and wife Deletta of Alexander, and Martin N. Walton of Little Rock; her brothers, Vance "Bud" Hogue, Jr., David Hogue, Jim R. Hogue, and Gary W. Hogue; her sisters, Viriginia Edington, Betty L. Haisty, Mary C. Gantt, Viola Wheetley, K. Lucille Hogue, Olivia A. Kirkpatrick, Lynn Jones, and Rita Jane Hogue; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Maynard Hanson Walton; her parents; a stepfather; and several siblings. Services were held at Christ the King Catholic Church with Msgr. Francis I. Malone officiating. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Griffin Leggett Healey and Roth Funeral Home.

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WALTON, Norman Ray
IMBODEN, ARKANSAS: Norman Ray Walton, 75, died January 22, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Emma Walton; four daughters, Kay Grooms of Delaplaine, Irene Flanery of Millington, TN, Sue Walton of O'Kean, and Rose Painter of Imboden; three sons, Donnie Walton and Howard Walton of Imboden, and Freddie Walton of Fender; two brothers, Gene Walton of Liberty, TX, and M.C. Walton of St. Louis; two sisters, Verna Snyder of Sedgewick and Macel Palmer of Peoria, IL; a half-brother; four half-sisters; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Chesser Cemetery by McNabb Funeral Home.

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WALTON, Susan
WEST FORK, ARKANSAS: Susan A. Smith Walton, 82, died September 15, 1997. She was born June 17, 1915 to Charlie and Gracie Wolverton Smith. She is survived by two sons, Quinton A. Frank and Eugene Walton; two daughters, Becky Frank Rogers and Jo Ruth Bodnar; a brother, John Smith; a sister, Dema Jewell Smith; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Quinton Frank and Eugene Walton; a brother, Mat Smith; a son, Max Walton; and a sister, Corda Nell Smith. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

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WARD, Claudett Mays
MALVERN, ARKANSAS: Claudett Mays Ward, 53, passed away March 12, 2007. She was born September 9, 1953 to the late Carl and Euphia Mays. She was a homemaker. She is survived by her children, Devonna Robertson of Monmouth, OR, James Ward, Carl Ward, and Vickie Galloway, all of Malvern; her sisters, Brenda Barnett, Paulette Jones, Sheila Hairston, Nancy Robinson, Mary Kirkpatrick, all of Malvern, and Cathy Hull of Poyen; her brothers, Michael Mays of Hot Springs, Joe Mays of Glen Rose, and Roger Mays of Malvern; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, James Mays. Interment was at Macedonia Cemetery with arrangements by Regency Funeral Home of Malvern, AR.

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WARD, Dana Lois Martin
LINCOLN, ARKANSAS: Dana Lois Martin Ward, 91, died February 4, 2005. She was born Decmber 5, 1913 to Felix Jackson and Mamie Crawford Pridemore. She attended the United Methodist Church in Lincoln. She was preceded in death by her first husband, John Wesley Martin; and by a daughter, Patsy Walker, in 2002. Survivors include her husband, Robert Ward of the home; a stepdaughter, Litha Stilley of Lincoln; four stepsons, Robert Ray Ward, James Eugene Ward and Jackie Leon Ward, all of Lincoln, and William Dean Ward of Elm Springs; a sister, Christine Carte of Lincoln; 2 grandchildren; 13 step-grandchildren; a great-grandchild; 34 step great-grandchildren; and 9 step great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Luginbuel Funeral Home of Prairie Grove, AR with Jack Thompson officiating. Burial was at Bethesda Cemetery in Morrow.

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WARD, Helen Ezell
DRASCO, ARKANSAS: Helen Ezell Ward, 69, died February 5, 2009. She was born November 5, 1939 to Jasper C. and Retha Laster Ezell. She was a Baptist. She is survived by two brothers, Earl Ezell and Marvin Ezell, both of Drasco; two sisters, Mary Sprinkle of Tumbling Shoals and Martha Coffman of Greers Ferry; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard H. Ward; a sister, Gracie Draper; and her parents. Services were held at Drasco General Baptist Church. Interment was at Sipes Cemetery by Olmstead Funeral Home.

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WARE, Bernard
NORPHLET, ARKANSAS: Bernard Ware, 70, died December 3, 2009 at Cornerstone Hospital in West Monroe. LA. He was born August 27, 1939 in Haynesville, LA to Elbert Daniel Ware and Hazel Mooty Ware. He was a retired pipefitter and welder with Plumbers and Steam Fitters Local #150, and was a former operator at Tosco. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and attended Norphlet United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Dora Ann McDonald Ware; two children, Stephen Ware of Norphlet, and Stephanie Holloway (Chris) of Smackover; a sister, Evelyn Pledger of Corpus Christi, TX; a brother, Ronnie Ware of El Dorado; 2 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a son, Scott Ware; and his parents. Services were held at Norphlet United Methodist Church. Burial was at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Young's Funeral Directors.

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WARLICK, Katie Beans
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Katie Mae Beans Warlick, 78, died June 28, 2000. She was born March 5, 1922 to the late Morgan Beans and Lucille Johnson Alexander. She attended Amos Chapel Baptist Church. She is survived by two sisters, Carrie B. Henderson of Hawthorne, California, and Marylee Alexander of Little Rock. Services were held at Amos Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Young officiating. Burial was at Graceland Cemetery under the direction of P.K. Miller Mortuary.

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WARMATH, Alma A.
WALDRON, ARKANSAS: Alma Anita Warmath, 75, died June 7, 2003. She was a nurse. Survivors include a daughter, Paige Bethel of Waldron; two sons, Gary Warmath of Anchorage, AK, and Marris Warmath of Pheonix, AZ; three sisters, Demetra Gummershire of Cape Girardeau, MO, Suzie Goldsmith of Mountain Home, and Ollie Weeks of Piggott; two brothers, Elvis Gilbert of Tacoma, WA, and William C. Marris of Fort Myers, FL; 6 grandchildren; a cousin, Lois Gilbert of Hot Springs; and 7 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the chapel of Martin Funeral Home. Burial was at Square Rock Cemetery.

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WARNER, Austin Doyle
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Austin Doyle Warner, 83, died September 17, 2007. He was born December 19, 1923 to the late Henry and Minnie Warner. He was the retired owner of Warner Paint Company in Little Rock, and was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army 8th Cavalry. He was a Mason, and attended the First Baptist Church of Benton. He enjoyed playing dominoes, square dancing, and fishing. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Elizabeth Jacks Warner; two daughters and sons-in-law, June and Ronnie Madding of Little Rock, and Pat and Scotty Pope of Benton; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Cinnamon of Fort Smith; a brother, Raymond Warner of Magnolia; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Cecil; a sister, Irene Smith; and a granddaughter, Alex Catherine Pope. Interment was at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander, AR under the direction of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home.

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WARNER, Avis
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Avis Fern Warner, 96, died September 17, 2007. She was born June 30, 1911 to Harvey and Nellie Houston Hudson. She enjoyed sewing and flower gardening. She was a Jehovah's Witness. She is survived by two daughters, Evelyn Wilkey of Rogers, and Joyce D. Long (Earl) of Phoenix; 2 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Warner; and an infant daughter, Ruth Marie Warner. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Rogers. Interment was at Benton County Memorial Park.

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WARNER, Miles E.
LONOKE, ARKANSAS: Miles E. Warner, 80, died March 20, 2004. He retired from Arkansas Power and Light Company after 30 years of service, and was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Iva Berniece Warner; a son, Miles D. Warner of Lonoke; a daughter, Eva Inez Warner of Mayflower; and a sister, Evelyn Walters. Interment with military honors was at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements were handled by Boyd Funeral Home.

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WARNKE, Charles G.
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Charles G. "Chuck" Warnke, 82, died May 9, 2004. He was born July 24, 1921 to the late Elsie Kirkendoll Warnke and Oscar Warnke. He was a disabled veteran of World War II and Korea. He was a life member of Sylvan Hills Masonic Lodge #754, and a member of the Scimitar Shrine Temple, where he served as Potentate in 1984. He was a member of the Hot Springs Shrine Club, and attended Hot Springs Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mildred Armetha Warnke; two sisters-in-law, Joann Ray and her family, and Dean Smith and her family; his nieces and nephews; and his great-nieces and great-nephews. Interment was at Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of Roller-Chenal Funeral Home.

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WARNKEN, Frederick
PARAGOULD, ARKANSAS: Frederick Hartsfield Warnken, 80, died June 18, 2007. He was born August 19, 1926 to the late Theus Warnken and Bell Hartsfield. He was a Mason, and attended Griffin Memorial United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Louise Carden Warnken; a son, Birt Warnken of Tampa, FL; his stepchildren, Margerie Morris, Alice Willis, Corrine Faulk, Gary Fennell, Susan Stokes, Michael Davidson, and Rachell Montgomery; 3 grandsons; and 6 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Park in West Helena, AR by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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WARREN, Alphonso
CROSSETT, ARKANSAS: Alphonso Warren, 75, died on November 30, 1999. He was a member of the Gates Chapel A.M.E. Church, where he was a steward, trustee, Sunday school superintendent, treasurer, building fund leader class leader and annual day leader. He retired from Georgia-Pacific Plywood, and was a WWII veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Marie Harris Warren. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Cleonia Warren; a daughter, Robbie Warren of Miami, FL; a grandson, Darryl A. Gill of Stone Mountain, GA: and two great-grandchildren, Illiscia and Cameron Gill. Services were held at the Gates Chapel A.M.E. Church with Rev. Tyrone Broomfield officiating. Burial was at Westview Cemetery with arrangements by Cromwell Funeral Home.

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WARREN, Bobbie Lee
OZONE, ARKANSAS: Bobbie Lee Warren, 81, passed away on March 13, 2005. He was a decorated WWII veteran and a 32nd degree Mason. He owned Warren Muzzleloading Company. He was the son of the late Roy and Sarah Catherine Bailey Warren, and was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Inez Warren, and one son, Michael Lee Warren. Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Susanne Warren Bicio of Ozone; and two grandchildren, Jennifer and Andrew. Services were held at the Russell Cemetery in Ozone with Rev. Bob Herrod officiating. Arrangements were handled by Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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WARREN, Lizzetta
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Lizzetta Warren, 97, passed away December 17, 2002. She was a former domestic worker. She is survived by two nieces, Lois Harper of Mayflower and Janie Lasker of Conway. Services were held at Bibleway Community Church of Apostolic Faith in North Little Rock. Interment was at Palarm Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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WARREN, Polly
LONDON, ARKANSAS: Polly A. Boling Warren, 77, died December 31, 2002. She retired from the Singer Company, and was a daughter of the late George W. and Anna Mae Turner Boling. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Fred Parker of London; three sons and daughters-in-law, Carl and Cecilene Sams of Ashdown, Gerrel and Helen Warren of London, and Donnie and Linda Warren of Fort Smith; three brothers, George W. Boling, Jr. of Wyoming, Thomas Boling of Fallsville, and Lester Boling of Springfield, MO; 7 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Potsey Warren; a son, Larry Eugene Warren; and a grandson, Joshua Warren. Burial was at Lamar Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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WARWICK, Chester
BOONEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Chester Warwick died August 19, 1945. He was born September 19, 1901. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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WASCHKA, Larry
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Larry Waschka, 42, died November 5th, 2004 after drowning in the Pacific Ocean in Mexico. He was the president of Waschka Capital Investments. He was voted one of the Top 100 financial advisors in the US, and wrote numerous articles for newspapers and other publications. He had his own radio show and was featured on numerous TV programs. He wrote three books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Rich, which sold over 110,000 copies. He was a longtime board member and supporter of the Centers for Youth and Families, and was on the Camp Aldersgate Board. He was active in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Program, and was the Chairman of the Club 99 Foundation for the Little Rock Rotary Club. Survivors include his wife, Jessica Dolan Waschka; his father, Lawrence Waschka, Sr.; his mother, Beverly Brewer; his stepmother, Julie Waschka; his stepfather, John Thomas Brewer; a brother, Paul Waschka; his paternal grandmother, Anna Elizabeth Waschka; two stepbrothers, Robert Paterson and Christian Brewer; a stepsister, Lee Ann Herndon; and a host of other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Edward Waschka; his maternal grandfather, Harvey E. Paul, Jr.; and his maternal grandmother, Bonita Glaze Paul. Services were held at St. James United Methodist Church in Little Rock with Cary Martin officiating. Arrangements were handled by Roller-Chenal Funeral Home of Little Rock, AR.

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WASHBURN, Mabel
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Mabel Washburn, 83, died August 29, 2007. She attended Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church in North Little Rock. Survivors include a daughter, Vicki Tanner and husband Jim of North Little Rock; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pete Washburn; and a daughter, Deborah Mills. Interment was at Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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WASHINGTON, Evelyn
RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS: Evelyn "Gam" Washington, 92, died September 16, 2007. She was born October 22, 1914 to the late Melvin and Louella Foukes Govan. She retired from Boston State College in Boston, MA after 20 years of service. She attended the New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church in Russellville. She is survived by a son, Mohamad Motimbo of San Diego, CA; four daughters, Barbara Oliver and Margaret Smith, both of Boston, MA, Mary Quinerly of Russellville, and Patricia Baldwin of Atlanta, GA; 7 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Washington; a son, Robert Washington, Jr.; a brother; and three sisters. Services were held at New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Alex Bray officiating. Burial was at Reed Cemetery in Russellville with arrangements by Shinn Funeral Service.

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WASHINGTON, Philip B.
MALVERN, ARKANSAS: Philip Blair Washington, 48, died January 31, 2007. He was born September 22, 1958 to Jim and Justine Crockett Washington. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He attended Hendrix College, and was a tool and die maker at Precision Industries. He coached basketball for the Malvern Boys Club, and was a member of the United Auto Workers' Union. He attended Union Baptist Church in Hot Springs. He is survived by his wife, Rhoda Primm Washington; his mother, Justine Ross of Hot Springs; his sons, Rasheed Washington of Hot Springs, Malcolm Washington of Oregon, Steven Cummings of Maricopa, AZ, and Jonathon Lock of Malvern; a daughter, Leona Smith and husband Patrick of Malvern; a brother, James Washington of Little Rock; 3 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father; and an aunt, Era Kidd. Interment was at Perla Gate Cemetery with arrangements by Regency Funeral Home of Malvern, AR.

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WASSON, Roxie Conner
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Roxie Conner Wasson, 89, died March 2, 2007. She was born March 12, 1917 to the late James Anderson Conner and Margaret Alice Hill Conner. She was a charter member of Maranatha Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking, and was known for her excellent chicken and dumplings. She is survived by a son, Wendel Lee "Buddy" Wasson of Albuquerque, NM; four daughters, Linda Lee Wasson Brumley, Barbara Wasson Phillips, Wende Warren Wasson "Pat" Harrison, and Margaret Wasson Vaughn, all of Pine Bluff; two brothers, Theodore Conner and Thomas Conner, both of Pine Bluff; 25 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and 24 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Woodrow Wasson; a daughter, Wanda Lee Wasson Staton; three brothers, Cleo Conner, Leo Conner, and Louie Conner; and two sisters, Martha Conner and Josie Conner. Services were held at Maranatha Baptist Church with Bro. David Cripps officiating. Burial was at Graceland Cemetery under the direction of Fuller Hale-South Funeral Services.

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WASSON, Ruth V. Denton
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Ruth Virginia Denton Wasson, 81, died March 18, 2007. She was born July 15, 1925 to the late Thomas Denton and Ethel Perry Denton. She was a homemaker. She attended Dollarway Baptist Church, where she served in the nursery for over thirty years. She is survived by two sons, Ronnie Wasson and Larry Wasson of Pine Bluff; three daughters, Mary Gossage and Linda Wasson, both of Pine Bluff, and Judie Starr of Fort Worth, TX; two sisters, Frances Wills and Fay Farnsworth, both of Houston, TX; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Lee Wasson; a son, James Wasson; two daughters, Rita Kay Wasson and Peggy Acklin; four brothers, Doyle Wayne Denton, Harvey Denton, Floyd Denton, and Thomas Denton; and four sisters, Floreen Denton, Burnice Terry, Nellie Burdan, and Doris Mancy. Services were held at Dollarway Baptist Church with Bro. Eddie Harrison officiating. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Fuller Hale-South Funeral Services.

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WASSUM, Annie M.
LINCOLN, ARKANSAS: Annie M. Wassum died November 20, 1874. She was born October 8, 1854 to Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Wassum. Interment was at Rhea Cemetery.

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WATERS, Bernice
WILMOT, ARKANSAS: Bernice Johnson Waters, 82, passed away May 23, 2005. She was a retired nurses' aide. She attended the John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church. Survivors incldue four sons, Larry Waters and wife Laverne of Wilmot, Travis Waters and wife Catherine of Bonita, LA, Jerry Waters and wife Lauretta of Milwaukee, WI, and Toney Waters and wife Debbie of Little Rock; four brothers, Odessa and Charles Johnson, both of Chicago, IL, Willie Ed Johnson of St. Louis, MO, and Fred Johnson of Jacksonville; a sister, Lucille Nunley of San Francisco, CA; 17 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Lee Waters; a son, Johnny Lee Waters Jr.; her parents, Captain and Bessie Taylor Johnson; two brothers and three sisters. Services were held at John Wesley A. M. E. Zion Church with Rev. James Vault officiating. Interment was at Jim Smith Cemetery with arrangements entrusted to Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg, AR.

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WATERFORD, Arnetta
JOINER, ARKANSAS: Arnetta Waterford, 74, died February 14, 2004. She was a retired cook, and attended Mount Pisby Church in Chelford. She is survived by two daughters, Betty Jean Rogers of Osceola and Johnnie Mae Brown of Joiner; six sons, Howard Waterford of Blytheville, Augustus Mitchell of Waynesboro, MS, Gary Mitchell of Joiner, Larry Mitchell of Hazlehurst, MS, and Charles Mitchell and Freddie Mitchell, both of Indianapolis; two sisters, Dorothy Green and Evelyn Lewis, both of Indianapolis; two brothers, Lee Moore and Tommy Moore, both of Indianapolis; 30 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Mount Pisby Church with Kenneth Williams presiding. Burial was at Mount Pisby Cemetery with arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home.

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WATKINS, Danny Son
ALMYRA, ARKANSAS: Danny Son Watkins, 58, died January 23, 2005. He was born Feb. 25, 1946 to A.C. and Nettie Belle Watkins. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, and was awarded the Purple Heart. He attended Almyra First Baptist Church. Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Tawana Watkins; a brother, Sammy Keith Watkins, and a daughter, Julie Patterson. Survivors include a son, Brandon Watkins of Almyra; a daughter, Ashli Fortune of Stuttgart; a stepdaughter, Shawna Manues of Almyra; a future daughter-in-law, Larina Fuches of DeWitt; a grandson, Dagan Geater; a brother, Steve Watkins of DeWitt; four sisters, Rosie Jane Freeman of Oklahoma City, OK, Lanita Kay Maddox of Lancing, TN, Nettie Henry and Tami Stephens of Wichita, KS; and several nieces, nephews and their families. Services were held at Almyra First Baptist Church. Burial took place at Almyra Cemetery with arrangements by Essex Funeral Home of DeWitt, AR.

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WATKINS, Ruby Lee
JAPTON, ARKANSAS: Ruby Lee Watkins, 85, died April 1, 2000. She was born May 14, 1914 to Ephriam Riley and Mary Ellen McChristian Hall. She was a homemaker, and attended the Japton Church of Christ. She was the widow of Isaac "Ike" Watkins. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Lelan Watkins and Sue and John Watkins and Ruby, all of Japton; four daughters and sons-in-law, Lela Harriman and Robert, Letha Clark and Max and Glynda Clark and Danny, all of Japton, and Linda Clark and Lonnie of Ball Creek; a sister, Beatrice Watkins of California; 15 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Interment was at McChristian Cemetery near Japton with arrangements by Brashears Funeral Home in Huntsville, AR.

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WATSON, Conway
BUCKNER, ARKANSAS: Conway Watson, 90, died September 3, 2006. He was born June 8, 1916. He was retired from Bio State Oil Company. He attended the the First Baptist Church of Stamps, and was a member of the American Legion. He was a Mason, being a 50-year member of the York Rite and the Scottish Rite. Survivors include a brother, Marvin E. Watson of Big Springs, TX; a sister, Martiel Thomas of Buckner; two nieces, Joyce Robbins and Paulette Kerr; a nephew, Marvin E. Watson, Jr.; and a host of grand nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Robert Garner Watson; a sister, Nell Elledge; a brother, J.T. "Jack" Watson; and a nephew, Kenneth Wade Elledge. Burial was at Sardis Cemetery with arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Stamps, AR.

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WATSON, Equillo
HAMBURG, ARKANSAS: Equillo "Hon" Watson, 78, died February 19, 2001. She was a homemaker, and attended Union Baptist Church in Parkdale. She is survived by an adopted son, Jessie Lee Polk of Hamburg; two adopted daughters, Jean Watkins of Hamburg and Jessie Mae Polk of Crossett; a brother, Robert Johnson of Chicago, IL; 10 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Kirk and Annie Liggins. Burial was at the Union Grove Cemetery under the direction of Cromwell Funeral Home.

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WATSON, Irene Segars
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Irene Segars Watson, 84, died February, 22, 2004. She was born May 4, 1919 to the late Dock Thomas and Nellie Irene Price Segars. She worked at Ben Pearson, and also at the Pine Bluff Arsenal as a stenographer. She was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. Among the survivors are two sons, James W. Watson of Pine Bluff, Charles N. Starke of Pine Bluff; one granddaughter; a sister, Alice S. Paff of Pine Bluff; and a brother, John E. Segars of Pine Bluff. She was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Robert Norman Starke and Steven M. Starke; and four brothers, Marion A. Segars, Sr., Jack A. Segars, James W. Segars, and Thomas E. Segars. Interment was at Graceland Cemetery with arrangements by Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors.

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WATSON, John C.
DERMOTT, ARKANSAS: John Charles Watson, 63, died December 9, 2004. He was born June 13, 1941 to the late Leroy Watson and Viola King. He is survived by his wife, Mintee Watson; two daughters, Veronica Donald and Yolanda Watson, both of Dermott; two stepsons, Odessa Cleary and Delta Earl Cleary, both of Dermott; a brother, Clarence Watson of Los Angeles; and two sisters, Leroy Watson and Berniece Hannon, both of Los Angeles. Services were held Calvary No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. William Freeman officiating. Burial was at St. Marion Cemetery under the direction of Davis Strickland Funeral Home.

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WATSON, Muriel
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Muriel Boyd Watson, 76, died December 17, 2004. She was born June 20, 1928 to Onis and Lenora Boyd. She was a charter member of Bethel Primitive Baptist Church in Little Rock. Among the survivors are two sons, Larry Watson and wife Annette of Little Rock and Tommy Watson and wife Connie of Benton; a daughter, Deborah Holladay and husband Charles of Little Rock; 8 grandchildren, Larry Paul Watson, Chris Holladay, Tony Watson, B.J. Watson, Robbie Holladay, Jennifer Jasay, Belinda Holladay and Joshua Watson; 7 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lindell Witt and Naomi Ray; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 55 years, Joe Marvin Watson; two brothers, Brice Boyd and Harold Boyd; three sisters, Irene Boyd, Mary Ellen Lamb and Norma Watson; and a granddaughter, Angela Watson. Services were held at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church with Ersel Tillery, Jim Turner and James Winston officiating. Burial was at Pinecrest Memorial Park with arrangements by Ashby Funeral Home.

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WATSON, Noble J.
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Noble John Watson, 95, died December 16, 2000. He was born February 4, 1905 to Ernest Marion and Clara Berry Watson. He was in the wholesale grocery business in Springdale for over 40 years. He attended the First United Methodist Church of Springdale. He is survived by his wife, Augusta Schooler Watson; a daughter, Iris Jennings of Hot Springs Village; a brother, Harold Watson of Springdale; three sisters, Eula Robertson and Jessie Thompson, both of Fullerton, CA, and Essie Fentress of Enid, OK; a granddaughter; 2 great-granddaughters; and 2 great-great grandchildren. Burial was at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Fayetteville, AR with arrangements by Sisco Funeral Chapel.

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WATSON, Ulysses
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Ulysses Watson, 87, died September 25, 2003. Services were held at the First Baptist Church on Scipio A. Jones Drive in North Little Rock. Interment with military honors was at Mount Holly Cemetery in Cato, AR with arrangements by N.B. Carter Funeral Home.

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WATTIGNEY, Remes W.
MANILA, ARKANSAS: Remes William Wattigney, 66, died February 6, 2007. He was a welder, and was of the Catholic faith. He is survived by his wife, Sheila Wattigney; two sons, Jeremiah Wattigney of Manila and Jonathan Wattigney of Monette; two daughters, Raye Lynn Wiley of Houma, LA and Samantha Simpson of Horn Lake, MS; two brothers, Edward Wattigney and Anthony Arnona, both of Louisiana; 10 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchldren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Remes and Catherine Licata Wattigney; and a daughter, Patricia Ann Mapes. Interment was at the Manila Cemetery with Father Joseph Pallo and Rev. Thurmond Holt officiating. Arrangements were handled by Howard Funeral Service.

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WATTS, Carmon
PERRYVILLE, ARKANSAS: Carmon Watts, 76, died May 9, 1985. He was born February 1, 1909 to William and Sarah Grinder Watts. He was a retired farmer. He was of the Baptist faith. Among the survivors are his wife, Jo Alyeen Watts; three sons; three daughters; two brothers; two sisters; and nine grandchildren. Services were held at the Nimrod Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Brown officiating. Interment was at Nimrod Cemetery with arrangements by Harris Funeral Home.

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WATTS, Charles J.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Charles J. Watts, 74, died January 21, 1925. He was a Civil War veteran. Interment was at Forest Park Cemetery under the direction of Fentress Mortuary.

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WATTS, Ica
CLINTON, ARKANSAS: Ica Dile Watts, 83, died April 25, 2009. She was born October 29, 1925 to James Virgin and Virby Dile Gunter Crow. She was a school teacher, a shirt factory employee, and a member of Tilly Baptist Church. She is survived by five daughters, Annevah Louise Dixon (Willis) of Hector, Loveta Mae Pruitt (Clifford) of Scotland, Jewel Dean Threadgill, Christine Earlene Bagley (James) and Deborah Ann Tester (Chuck), all of Clinton; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Evangeline Fountain. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Earl Watts; a son, Robert Earl Watts; a daughter, Glenda Carol Riley; three sisters, Mae Smith, Edith Brown and Priscilla Myrick; and three brothers, William Francis Crow, Edward James Crow and Oliver Crow. Burial was at Archey Valley Cemetery with arrangements by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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WATTS, Marilyn
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Marilyn Watts died October 12, 2005. She was born December 1, 1920 to the late Nathaniel and Della Zackery Watts. She is survived by a brother, Freeman Watts of El Dorado. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Willie Roy Watts and Elder Theodore Watts. Cremation arrangements were handled by Sims Mortuary. Interment was at Lott Burgy Cemetery.

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WAYMAN, Toshi Shigeyama
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Toshi Wayman, 79, died April 14, 2005. She attended Trinity Baptist Church, and was active in the Mary and Martha Sunday School Class and the A.A.R.P. Survivors include her husband, Leland L. Wayman; two daughters, Margaret M. Shipman and husband Kenneth of Fort Smith, and Linda L. Wayman-Davis of Gig Harbor, WA; a sister-in-law, Tokua Shigeyama of Tokyo, Japan; 4 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the chapel of Edwards Funeral Home Chapel, followed by interment at the U.S. National Cemetery.

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WEAR, Sammy J.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Sammy J. Wear, 57, died February 5, 2005. He was born January 27, 1948 to the late Bill and Cora Wear. He was employed by Kroger's. Survivors include a brother, James and wife Judy Wear; a niece, Kay and husband Scott Adams of Russellville; a nephew, Eric Wear and wife Chuk Ting of Hong Kong; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at the chapel of Roller-Owens Funeral Home. Interment was at Roselawn Cemetery in Fort Smith, AR.

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WEATHERFORD, Mary Bernice
BEEBE, ARKANSAS: Mary Bernice Weatherford passed away May 25, 2007. She was born May 10, 1924 to the late Rupert and Mary Hill. She was employed by Franklin Electric for over 30 years, and attended Union Valley Baptist Church. She is survived by three children and their spouses, Bobby and Barbara Weatherford, Becky and Skip Downing, all of Beebe, and Terry and Tonia Weatherford of Jacksonville; her sisters, Lorene Scheer and Melba Manasco, both of Searcy, Thelma Ray of Beebe, and Jane Payne of Dardanelle; a brother, Dean Hill of Silsbee, TX; 7 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, R.H. Weatherford; and a brother, Bill Tom Hill. Funeral services were held at Union Valley Baptist Church, followed by burial at Grissard Cemetery in El Paso, AR. Arrangements were handled by Westbrook Funeral Home of Beebe, AR.

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WEATHERLY, Jewel Pardon
WILMOT, ARKANSAS: Jewel Pardon Weatherly, 78, of Wilmot died May 8, 1999. She was a homemaker, and attended the Wilmot Baptist Church. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Delta Chapter 571 in Portland. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Eligie Pardon and Louis Weatherly; a son, Wyandol Pardon; her parents, Burt and Cora Hall Handley; and a sister, Hazel Fitzgerald. Survivors include two sons, Edward Pardon of Wilmot and Wayne Pardon of Portland; two daughters, Elizabeth Bass of Hope and Jean Walker of Wilmot; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Wilmot Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby Biggers officiating. Burial was at the Wilmot Cemetery with arrangements handled by Jones Funeral Home of Hamburg, AR.

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WEATHERLY, Susie Hamilton
HERMITAGE, ARKANSAS: Susie Hamilton Weatherly, 96, died July 8, 2005. She was born April 12, 1909 to the late Wesley Hamilton and Addie Sled Hamilton. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by a son, George H. Belin of Conroe, TX; a brother, Byron Hamilton of Hermitage; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Weatherly; four brothers, Troy Hamilton, Curtis Hamilton, William Hamilton, and Vernoy Hamilton; and two sisters, Clarice Huitt and Allie Mae Brown. Services were held at Union Hill Baptist Church. Burial was at Union Hill Cemetery under the direction of Frazer's Funeral Home of Warren, AR.

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WEAVER, Alma M. Isbell
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Alma Mae Isbell Weaver, 91, died January 10, 2006. She was born June 4, 1914 to the late Lafayette Green Isbell and Bessie Calley Isbell. She and her husband owned a decorating company in St. Louis. She was a cosmetologist, and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include two nephews; five nieces; and her caregiver, Clyda Phillips of Pine Bluff. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Ernest Perkins and G.V. Weaver; a sister, Elizabeth Nichols; and five brothers, Robert Isbell, Charlie Isbell, Joe Isbell, Linden Isbell, and Homer Isbell. Interment was at Center Point Cemetery in Hazen with Rev. Eddie Addison presiding. Arrangements were handled by Fuller Hale-South Funeral Services.

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WEAVER, Delphia McGhee
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Delphia McGhee Weaver, 84, of Conway died October 9, 2005. She was born March 26, 1921 to Laten McGhee and Rosie Goodnight McGhee. She was a Jehovah's Witness. Surviving family members include two sons, Darrell Ray Conrad of North Little Rock and Michael Weaver of Conway; two daughters, Patricia Ann French of Savannah, Ga., and Karen Kaye Cook of Conway; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was the widow of William A. Weaver. Services were held at Harris Chapel with Elder Buddy Tilley officiating. Interment was at McGhee Cemetery with arrangements by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton, AR.

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WEAVER, Megajah
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Megajah Weaver, a Civil War soldier, died June 16, 1865. Interment was at the Fayetteville National Cemetery.

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WEBB, William R.
LONOKE COUNTY, ARKANSAS: William Robert Webb, 78, a prominent storekeeper of Austin Station, died August 1, 1927. He is survived by his wife; and three daughters, Mrs. Langston of Goodwin, Mrs. George Hilton of Little Rock, and Mrs. R.C. Roberts of Texas City, TX; and three sons, A.L. and H.R. Webb of Little Rock, and R.G. Webb of Houston, TX. Burial was at the Old Austin Cemetery.

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WEBRE, Suzanne Hamilton
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Suzanne Hamilton Webre, 73, died July 5, 2007. She was born October 2, 1933 to Barrett Hamilton, Sr. and Josephine Hamilton. She was a graduate of the Hockaday School in Dallas, and attended Finch Junior College in New York City, as well as the University of Texas at Austin. She was a member of the Junior League of Little Rock, the Country Club of Little Rock, and a lifetime member of the Arkansas Children's Hospital Auxiliary. She enjoyed sports, theatre, and politics. She served on the staff of Governor Bill Clinton, and was a press secretary for the re-election of Jimmy Carter. Survivors include her children; Mark and Nancy Webre, Peter Webre, Luke and Theresa Webre, Matthew and Melanie Webre, Andrew and Sarah Webre; her grandchildren, Peter and Towner Webre, Claire and Amy Webre, Camille Webre, all of Little Rock, Alexander and Morgan Webre of New Braunfels, TX; a sister, Sally Stout of Santa Barbara, CA; a nephew, Carter Crary of Malibu, CA; and a niece, Sarah Stout of San Francisco, CA. She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Posey Webre; and a brother, Bart Hamilton. Cremation arrangements were handled by Ruebel Funeral Home.

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WEBSTER, Glenn E.
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Glenn Everett Webster, 99, died January 1, 2007. He was born June 16, 1907 to William Henry Webster and Grace M. Barber Webster. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Rogers. He held a Bachelor's degree from Kansas State University. He worked as chief engineer for NBC Radio in Chicago, and later worked in television with the General Electric Corp. as a sales representative for broadcasting equipment. He was a member of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers, the Quarter Century Wireless Association, the Northwest Arkansas Amateur Radio Club and the American Radio Relay League. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce Helm and Roger Helm of Tempe, AZ; and a grandson, Steve Helm and wife Serri Helm of Leawood, KS. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Webster; and by his daughter, Sandra. Arrangements are being handled by Callison-Lough Funeral Home of Rogers, AR.

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WEDDLE, Ray J.
HAZEN, ARKANSAS: Ray Johnson Weddle, 69, died March 4, 2005. He was a retired employee of Producers Rice Mill and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Louise Miller Weddle; brother, James Weddle; sister, Dolores Alverson; children, Rayanne Bednar of Slovak, Barry Weddle of Stuttgart, Kent Weddle, Brent Weddle, Jerry White, Shane Weems, all of Hazen, Dustin Weddle of Carlisle, Debbie White of Mayflower, and Melanie Scroggins of Furlow; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services were held at Calvary Baptist Church, with burial at the Hazen Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church.

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WEDEMAN, Elizabeth
DOVER, ARKANSAS: Elizabeth Erma Wedeman, 89, died August 21, 2007. She was the daughter of the late Valentine Thomas and Erma Schwabenhaus. She was a homemaker, and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Russellville. She is survived by two sons, Terry Wedeman of Rochester, WA and Wayne Wedeman of West Monroe, LA; a daughter, Sandra Hartsfield of Dover; a brother, William Thomas of Medford, WI; two sisters, Hilda Bullington of Montana and Ruthie Childres of Alabama; 4 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Arrangements were handled by Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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WEEDON, Lucy Battle
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Lucy Mae Battle Weedon, 92, died July 28, 2001. She was born May 27, 1909 to Mae Jones and Richard Brundridge Battle. She was a graduate of the first class of Little Rock Senior High in 1928. She retired from Union National Bank. She was a lifelong member of Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday School teacher, church secretary, and Girls' Auxilary leader. Survivors include two sisters, Myrtle B. Stacey of Waco, TX and Edna B. Fleming of Little Rock; as well as several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Weedon; her sisters, Carleen B. Huitt, Lena B. Blackburn, and Virginia B. Garvin; and a brother, William B. Battle. Services were held at Pulaski Heights Baptist Church with Dr. Randy Hyde officiating. Arrangements were handled by Ruebel Funeral Home.

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WEEKS, Lucille Smith
WHITE HALL, ARKANSAS: Lucille Smith Weeks, 84, died February 27, 2006. She was born June 20, 1921 to the late John Frank and Lucy Johnston Smith. She was a homemaker, and was a Pentecostal. She is survived by two sons, Samuel Robert Weeks, Jr. of Longwood, FL, Harry Weeks of Little Rock; three daughters, Lucinda Elizabeth Lynn of White Hall, Darlene Hoben of Vicksburg, MS, and Iris Bish of Ord, NE; a sister, Opal Thrower of Pine Bluff; 12 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Robert Weeks, Sr. Services were held Thursday at the chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors with Reverend Dale Hill presiding. Interment was at Rowell Cemetery.

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WEEMS, Billy Floyd
MARION, ARKANSAS: Billy Floyd Weems, 77, died August 14, 2008. He was born February 8, 1931 to the late Elmer Luther and Edith Dickerson Weems. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, and a retired member of Iron Workers' Local #167. He attended Missouri Street Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Elwanda England Weems; a daughter, Melinda Weems Morse of Asheville, NC; a son, Joe D. Weems of Oxford, MS; a sister, Wanda Guy Larson of Water Valley, MS; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Caraway Cemetery by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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WEEMS, Rachel
MONROE COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Rachel Weems died May 13, 1962. She was born January 11, 1878. Burial was at Pine City Cemetery.

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WEEMS, Rupert H.
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Rupert Harlan Weems died May 8, 1920. He was born June 6, 1886 to Rev. and Mrs. D.J. Weems. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery.

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WEESE, Dorothy Burpo
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Dorothy Mae Burpo Weese, 79, died September 22, 2007. She was born August 11, 1928 to Harry and Ollie McGee Burpo. She was a homemaker, and was a member of the Daughters of the Nile Mecca Temple, Perfect Ten, and the Emblem Club. Survivors include four sisters-in-law, Marie Burpo of Paragould, Elsie Burpo of Rockford, IL, Joan Lee of Arlington, TX, and Bobbie Radtke of Amarillo, TX; four stepdaughters, Betsy (John) Cuccia of Alamogardo, NM, Donna (Robert) Zachariasiewicz of Rockville, MD, Jamie (Sam) Koyama of LaMesa, CA, and Ginger Hughes of Wyoming, MI; 8 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, George Harry Burpo; her mother, Ollie June McGee; her husbands, Henry Weese, H.R. "Dave" Davidson, and Gerald Hughes; a sister, Berniece Hefner; her brothers, Luther Burpo, George Ira Burpo, and Harry Burpo, Jr.; and a stepdaughter, Mercie Walker. Cremation arrangements were handled by Gross Funeral Home.

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WEETS, Edna Evans
FLIPPIN, ARKANSAS: Edna M. Evans Weets, 81, died August 22, 2006. She was born on April 27, 1925 to the late Thomas and Elia Daugherty Evans. She was a Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Floyd Weets; her sons, John Garren of Flippin, Bobby Weets of Yellville, and Teddy Weets of Flippin; her stepdaughters, Ginger Claugherty of Oakdale, MN and Norma Coon of San Diego, CA; a brother, Earl Evans of Sidney, IL; 15 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Florence Minor; and a brother, Irvin Evans. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery in Flippin under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Yellville, AR.

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WEGNER, Robert L.
PERRYVILLE, ARKANSAS: Robert Lloyd "Bob" Wegner, 59, died September 24, 2006. He was born January 7, 1947 to Mark Wegner and Patricia Bolick Wegner. He retired from the U.S. Navy, and was a Perryville city alderman. He was a Baptist. He is survived by his parents; his wife, Merlene Robinson Wegner; a daughter and son-in-law, Joye Susan and Guy Hermann of Lake Forrest, CA; three brothers and sisters-in-law, William Henry and Sharron Wegner of Stanton, CA, Jesse Mark Wegner, Jr. of Diamond Bar, CA, and Michael and Debbie Wegner of Orange, CA; a sister and brother-in-law, Diana and Bill Burkhart of Huntington Beach, CA; 2 granddaughters; five nephews; two nieces; three great-nephews; five great-nieces; and a host of friends. Services were held at Harris Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Denis LaCook and Bro. Gordon Morgan officiating. Interment with military honors was at the Arkansas State Veterans' Cemetery in North Little Rock, AR.

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WEINBERGER, Sanford Richard
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Sanford Richard "Dick" Weinberger, 80, died on April 18, 2003. He was a WWII veteran, having served as a paratrooper in the 17th Airborne Division. Surviving family members include his children, Lyn Willbanks, Susan Gray, Janie Fenton, and Jeff Weinberger; a brother, Robert Weinberger; a sister, Dottie Kind; and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Weinberger. Graveside services were held at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock with Chaplain Silas E. Redd officiating. Arrangements were handled by Ruebel Funeral Home.

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WEINFURTNER, Judith A.
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Judith Ann Bigalk Weinfurtner, 61, died May 22, 2003. She was born July 8, 1941 to Frank and Maria Johanna Kyseth Bigalk. She served in the Women's Army Corps, and later worked as a nurse at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. She attended Good Faith United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband of 40 years, George; two sons, Michael Weinfurtner of Goldsboro, N.C. and Karl Weinfurtner of Pine Bluff; two daughters, Annette Weinfurtner of Pine Bluff and Tina Harmon of Star City; two brothers, Clarence Bigalk of Charlotte, N.C. and Donald Bigalk of Cresco, Iowa; one sister, Audrey Lein of Evergreen, CO; ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services were held at Good Faith United Methodist Church with Rev. Scott Shaffer officiating. Interment was at Cypress Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Pine Bluff, AR with arrangements by Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Home.

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WEIR, Oza Mae
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Oza Mae Weir, 71, died October 30, 1996. She was born May 25, 1925 to James Robert and Dona Jones Gregory. She worked at Bear Brand Hosiery for 19 years, and was a former employee of the Fayetteville City Hospital. She was a member of the Precious Moments Club, and attended Hyland Park Assembly of God. She is survived by her husband, Keith Weir; a son, Stephen Weir; four brothers, Zeke Gregory, Bill Gregory, Roy Gregory and James Gregory; and a sister, Nola Dickinson. She was preceded in death by two sisters. Interment was at Fairview Memorial Gardens under the direction of Nelson Funeral Home.

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WEISENBERGER, Royce Stewart
HOPE, ARKANSAS: Royce Stewart Weisenberger, 92, died November 14, 2000. He was a former Hempstead County prosecuting attorney, and was also a chancery and probate judge. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He belonged to the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Hempstead County Historical Society. He was a 32nd degree Mason. He is survived by his wife, Imogene Hopson Luebkman Weisenberger; a daughter and son-in-law, Frances and Charles Reed of Fort Worth, Texas; two sons and daughters-in-law, Royce Jr. and Gloria Weisenberger of Georgetown, Texas, and Albert G. and Giles Weisenberger of El Paso, Texas; a sister, Elsie Trotter of Houston; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Hamilton Weisenberger. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Davis Thompson officiating. Interment was at Rose Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Herndon Funeral Home.

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WEISENFELS, George Anton
MORRISON BLUFF, ARKANSAS: George Anton Weisenfels, 76, died July 4, 1999. He was a retired farmer, and attended Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Morrison Bluff. Survivors include his wife, Marie Weisenfels; two stepdaughters, Debbie Kern of Fort Smith and Sandy Siebenmorgen of Morrison Bluff; one stepson, Steve Spencer of Russellville; three sisters, Ann Seiter of St. Louis, Mo., Margaret Siebenmorgen of Morrison Bluff, and Betty Vorster of Little Rock; one brother, Gilbert Weisenfels of Morrison Bluff; and 8 grandchildren. Burial was at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Morrison Bluff under the direction of Roller Funeral Home of Paris, AR.

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WEISHOFF, Connie M.
HARRISON, ARKANSAS: Connie Mae Weishoff, 60, died May 2, 2007. She was born July 16, 1946 to Herman and Alice Edginton Greenfield. She is survived by her daughters, Tina Weishoff of Harrison, and Kim Hazelwood of Polo, IL; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Douglas Weishoff; a son; and a sister. Cremation arrangements were handled by Christeson Funeral Home.

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WEISS, Florence Jones
RAVENDEN, ARKANSAS: Florence Jones Weiss, 88, died October 28, 2002. She was born May 16, 1914 to William and Nora Pack Jones. She was a homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by a son, Cleave Weiss of Cave City; a daughter, June Pinkston of Pocahontas; two brothers, Hubert Jones of Tucson, AZ and Enoch Jones of Maynard; a sister, Ruby Goans of Tucson; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bill Weiss; two brothers, Earl Pack and Elson Jones; and four sisters, Margie McCoy, Mattie Spencer, Virginia Wood and Leva Needham. Interment was at Bradford Cemetery in Ravenden with arrangements by Higginbotham Funeral Services Inc. of Walnut Ridge, AR.

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WELCH, Goldie K.
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Goldie K. Welch, 93, died July 6, 2007. She was born January 26, 1914 to the late John and Minnie Kellems. She attended Sharon Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include several nieces and nephews, including Bobbie Key, Sandra Rose, Gwen Rowan, and John Butler. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard B. Welch; her parents; and two sisters, Effie Welch and Malinda Butler. Services were held at the chapel of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home. Interment was at Sharon Cemetery in Benton.

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WELCH, Mary
LINCOLN, ARKANSAS: Mary Pauline Welch, 86, died October 26, 2004. She was born September 2, 1918 to George and Josephine Pearson Jones. She was a member of the Free Holiness Church. Survivors include three sons, Dean Welch of Porter, OK, Larry Welch of Pryor, OK, and Mike Welch of Chouteau, OK; two daughters, Louise Welch of Fresno, CA, and Linda Welch of Siloam Springs; a brother, Richard Jones of Owasso, OK; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Welch; and three children. Burial was at Cemetery Hill in Farmington, AR.

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WELCH, Morley A.
ENGLAND, ARKANSAS: Morley Albert Welch, 72, died December 5, 2005. He was born February 27, 1933 to Albert and Allie Welch. He was in the furniture and upholstery business. He attended Ferda Pentecostal Church of God. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Emma Jean; four children, Wanda Young (Faron) and Barbara Miller (Rick) of England, AR, and Jerry Welch (Kay) and Brenda Brown (Marvin) of White Hall, AR; two sisters, Pauline Baley (Clifton) of Benton, and Mildred Sayles (Don) of Woodson; a brother, Larry Welch (Dorothy) of Little Rock; 10 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother Eugene; and a grandson, Ryan. Burial was at Mulberry Cemetery by Roller-England Funeral Home.

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WELCH, Richard
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Richard Leon Welch, 94, died November 7, 2011 in Springdale. He was born January 2, 1917 in Phenix City, AL to Herbert and Ardell Dillard Welch. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and was a member of Elmdale Baptist Church. Survivors include Kathy Welch, his former wife and caregiver. Interment was at Friendship Cemetery with arrangements by Memorial Funeral Home.

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WELCH, Virginia
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: Virginia Welch, 66, died September 18, 2010. She was born March 12, 1944 to Albert and Ruby Ellen McClendon Guist. She attended White Rock Light of Faith Church in Fayetteville. She is survived by a daughter, Sue Glasscock of Durham, AR; two sons, Hayden Welch of Crosses, and Charlie Welch of Elkins; two sisters, Shirley Guist of Prairie Grove, and Lola Guist Lindsey of Baytown, TX; and 8 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Welch; a brother, Arthus Guist; and a sister, Martha Vanderlip. Services were held at White Rock Light of Faith Church. Interment was at Tharp Cemetery in Fayetteville by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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WELCH, Willie
CAMDEN, ARKANSAS: Willie Welch, 55, died April 13, 2003 at his residence. He is survived by a son, Corey Jefferson of Camden; seven brothers, Johnny Welch of Texarkana, TX, and Ezekiel Welch, Levester Welch, David Welch, John Welch, Aaron Welch and Frank Welch, all of Camden; and two sisters, Flora Mae Furlow and Trudell Porchia, both of Camden. Services were held at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church. Interment was at Capernaum Cemetery in Chidester with arrangements by Reddick Funeral Home.

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WELKE, Gary R.
EDGEMONT, ARKANSAS: Gary Ronald Welke, 65, died May 11, 2009. He was born February 18, 1944 to the late Rev. Roy A. and Dorothy Trask Welke. He worked in education finance and administration, and was a member of the National Business Officers' Association. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He enjoyed golfing and fishing. Survivors include his wife, Vonda Hall Welke; three daughters, Krysten Gregg and husband Gary of LaGrange, KY, Melissa Welke of Elkins, WV, and Jennifer Fenech and husband Adam of Grand Rapids, MI; a stepson, Alan Kesner and wife Bridget of Wauwatosa, WI; a stepdaughter, Karma Poulin of Ashland, MA; a sister, Janet Bauer and husband Jim, of Malcolm, NE; 11 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Craig Welke and Kyle Welke. Services were held at St. Francis Episcopal Church with Fr. Arnold Hearn officiating. Arrangements were handled by Olmstead Funeral Home.

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WELLBORN, Helen
CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Helen Maxine Wellborn, 91, died July 14, 2008 at her residence. She was born July 16, 1916 to the late Don and Mary Wilburn Wilson. She was a member of Woodland Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Mike Wellborn of Fulton, KY, and Kelly Wellborn of Ramona, CA; four daughters, Susan Wheeler of Clarksville, Sharon Bosley of Ripley, WV, Joy Stansberry of Ponchatoula, LA, and Patsy Dunn of Cloutierville, LA; two sisters, Ruth Jennische and Jean Robertson, both of Houston, TX; 20 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Olen Wellborn. Services were held at Woodland Baptist Church. Interment was at Woodland Cemetery by Hardwicke Funeral Home.

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WELLS, Audrey M.
STAMPS, ARKANSAS: Audrey M. Wells, 101, died January 2, 2005. She was born May 29, 1903. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Lewisville for ninety-three years, and a charter member of The Stamps and Lewisvile B&PW Club, where she was named Citizen of the Year. Among the survivors are three sons and daughters-in-law, Frank and Ann Wells of Lewisville, John and Dot Wells of Hammond, LA, and Lewis and Gail Wells of Little Rock, AR; two daughters, Nettie Smith of Shreveport, LA and Kathleen Heath of Warwick, RI; brother and sister-in-law, Robert L. and Jacque Morris of Lewisville; sister-in-law, Mary Francis Morris of Texarkana, AR; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services were held at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Stamps with the Rev. Russell Bailey officiating. Burial was at Wilson Cemetery at Lewisville.

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WELLS, Borace
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Borace Robinson Wells, 85, died January 27, 2007. He was born December 10, 1921 to Thomas and Fannie Bunch Wells. He was a retired sheet metal mechanic at Reynolds Metals Company, and a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. He attended Holland Chapel Baptist Church, and enjoyed the outdoors. Survivors include his wife, Jean Wells; a son, Andy Wells (Debbie) of Little Rock; a brother, James Wells of East End; 2 grandsons; a great-grandson; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Horace Wells, and 2 nephews. Services were held at East Union Baptist Church. Burial was at Salem Cemetery in East End under the direction of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home.

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WELLS, Mildred
DERMOTT, ARKANSAS: Mildred Inez Wells, 77, died January 14, 2002. She was born January 4, 1925 to the late Milton Suber and Mittie Reeves Suber. She attended the First Assembly of God Church of Dermott. She is survived by three sons, Alvin Wells, John Wayne Wells, and Randall Wells, all of Dermott; two daughters, Linda Bayird of Dermott and Judy Massey of Camdenton, MO; one sister, Dorothy Ware of Greenville, MS; 13 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the First Assembly of God Church with Rev. Laura Smith officiating. Burial was at the Dermott Cemetery under the direction of Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home of Monticello, AR.

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WELSCHBILLIG, Magdalena
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Magdalena Welschbillig died November 24, 1919. She was born in Waldshut, Baden, Germany December 7, 1833. She was the wife of Jacob Welschbillig. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery.

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WENCZEL, Laszlo Victor
LESLIE, ARKANSAS: Laszlo V. Wenczel was born on March 28, 1904, and died on December 25, 1993. Interment was at Angora Cemetery.

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WENDT, Patricia
CAVE CITY, ARKANSAS: Patricia Wendt, 68, died October 9, 2006. She was born July 14, 1938. She is survived by three daughters, Michelle Gillman of Cave City, Kimberly Zamora of Fresno, CA, and Patricia Petak of Anchorage, AK; 8 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Wendt; and a son, Robert Stephenson. A memorial service was held at the Cave City Park. Arrangements were handled by Willis-Hays Funeral service of Batesville, AR.

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WENGLASZ, Ann Wheat
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Ann Rose Wheat Wenglasz, 90, died November 17, 2006. She was born January 24, 1916 to the late Valentine and Minnie Taber Wheat. She was a retired beautician. She is survived by two sons, Mark Wenglasz and wife Rita of Hardy, and Ed Wenglasz of Wilton, CA, a brother, David Wheat of Irving, TX, two sisters, Bonnie Wheat of Carlisle, PA and Della Lone of Sulfur Springs, TX; 2 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley F. Wenglasz; four brothers; and a sister. Interment was at Baxter Memorial Gardens under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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WENK, Otto
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Otto H. Wenk, 88, died August 10, 2002. He was born September 28, 1913 in Erfurt, Germany. He worked at the UAMS College of Pharmacy for over 25 years. He was fluent in German, English and French, and served as a translator during and after World War II. He came to the U.S. in 1950. He attended Christ Lutheran Church. He enjoyed sports, including tennis, table tennis and fastwalking, in which he set records and won medals in the Senior Olympics. He was a member of the Little Rock Toastmasters for 25 years, achieving the rank of Distinguished Toastmaster, and served as District 43 Governor of Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Marianne Busch Wenk; a daughter, Betty Lou Gann (Charles) of Little Rock; and his friends, including John Jacob and Ralph Coppess. Services were held at Christ Lutheran Church. Arrangements were handled by Griffin Leggett Healey and Roth Funeral Home.

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WERNER, Joseph Emil
MULBERRY, ARKANSAS: Joseph Emil Werner, 74, died January 21, 2005. He was a retired salesman for Sears. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and attended St. Mary's Catholic Church. He was president of the St. Joseph Society, and held offices in the Fort Smith VFW and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include his wife, Darlynne; three stepdaughters, Nancy Hatchett of Mulberry, Julie Martin of Fort Smith and Lisa Townsend of Sarasota, FL; five stepsons, David Scribner of Uniontown, Don Scribner of Chester, Tom and Marty Denne, both of Fort Smith, and Scott Denne of Broken Arrow, OK; and 17 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Altus. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Altus under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home of Ozark, AR.

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WESLEY, Elmer E.
DARDANELLE, ARKANSAS: Elmer E. Wesley, 77, died July 31, 2006. He was born March 27, 1929 to the late Edward Edwin and Pauline Cinger Wesley. He attended Oak Grove United Methodist Church, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Emma Grace Cox Wesley; a daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Jerry Crowe of Dardanelle; a son and daughter-in-law, Josh and Lisa Wesley of Dardanelle; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and several nephews, nieces, and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Stanley Wesley, Charles Wesley, and Robert Wesley. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements were handled by Cornwell Funeral Home.

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WESLEY, Louis
WILMOT, ARKANSAS: Louis "Sonny" Wesley, 86, died January 19, 2005. He was a retiree of Larrison Enterprises. He attended the Second Baptist Church of Wilmot. He is survived by his wife, Thelma Lee Wesley; a close friend, Clifford Larrison; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Mary Wright Wesley; and a sister. Services were held at the Second Baptist Church with Rev. Albert Fenceroy officiating. Burial was at the Second Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg, AR.

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WESOLOWSKI, Estelle
HEBER SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Estelle Wesolowski, 90, died December 27, 2001. She had been a resident of Heber Springs for 30 years. Survivors include a stepson, Richard (Jean) Wesolowski; a daughter-in-law, Melanie Marchewka; 8 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Wesolowski; and a son, Robert Marchewka. Services were held at St. Albert's Catholic Church. Interment was at Cleburne County Memorial Gardens.

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WESSELL, Morine
FISHER, ARKANSAS: Morine Wessell, 86, died April 30, 2006. She was a homemaker, and attended the First Baptist Church of Weiner, AR. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Melvin and Paulette Wessell of Jonesboro; a brother, R.J. Willis of Fisher; two sisters, Lona McKenzie and Judy Bennett, both of Jonesboro; 2 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin William Raymond Wessell; and her parents, Robert and Sopha Brumley Willis. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery in Weiner with Rev. Harold Ray officiating. Arrangements were handled by Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro, AR.

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WEST, Bobby R.
BEEBE, ARKANSAS: U.S. Army Specialist Bobby Russell West, 23, was killed May 30, 2006 while serving in Iraq. Survivors include his father, Ricky West of Carlisle; his mother, Linda Wiggins West of Beebe; a brother, Patrick West, U.S. Army, Iraq; his grandmother, Syble West of Carlisle; aunts, Marge Liddle of North Little Rock, Marcella Wiggins of Little Rock, Marie Smith of Alabama and Jan Anderson of Carlisle; and an uncle, Leonard Wiggins of Searcy. Memorial donations may be made to National Guard Family Assistance, 6402 Missouri Avenue, Bldg. 6402, North Little Rock, AR, 72199. Services were held at Beebe First Baptist Church, followed by burial at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. Arrangements were handled by Westbrook Funeral Home.

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WEST, Dene
STRAWBERRY, ARKANSAS: Dene West, 90, died February 21, 2005. He was born October 24, 1914 to William Howard and Mahalia Josephine Howard West. He was a retired farmer, and a member and elder of the Milligan Campground Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He is survived by three sons, Gary West of Strawberry, Danny West of Okmulgee, OK, and David West of Tulsa, OK; three daughters, Jo Ann Conatser of Trumann; Patty Huskey of Saffell, and Helen Lackey of Sulphur Rock; 15 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Ruth Mullen West; six brothers; and three sisters. Services were held at the Milligan Campground Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Strawberry with Bro. Grayden Milligan officiating. Burial was at Milligan Campground Cemetery with arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City, AR.

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WEST, Louie
ASHDOWN, ARKANSAS: Louie Austin West, 91, died April 16, 2003 in Ashdown. He was born August 5, 1911 in Wood County, TX. He was a member of Ogden Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Helen Ruth West; two daughters, Marye Ruth Tomlinson of Ashdown, and Virgie Louise Gossett of Texarkana; five sons, Richard Dale West of Ashdown, Bobby Carroll White of Fort Worth, TX, Charles Luther White of Sulphur Springs, TX, Sidney Ray White of Texas, and James Allen West of Sacramento, CA; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carolyn McAlister; and three sons, Thomas West, Larry West, and L.T. West. Interment was at the Ashdown Cemetery with arrangements by Madden Funeral Home.

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WEST, Maurice
HUMNOKE, ARKANSAS: Maurice West, 62, died January 17, 2007. He was born June 17, 1944 to the late Charlie and Sarah West. He attended Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. He is survived by his sons, Maurice J. West of England and James Rankins West of St. Louis; a brother, Eugene West of San Diego; five sisters, Bernice Butler of San Diego, Billie Jean Davis of Stuttgart, Louise Lee Vera (Leroy) Brownell, and Shirley (Robert) Lankins, all of Little Rock. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Levone West and George Scales. Services were held at Lively Stone Pentecostal Church.Interment was at Flynn Cemetery with arrangements by Gunn Funeral Home.

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WEST, Oscar
TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS: Oscar E. West, 86, died October 22, 2009. He was born February 24, 1923 in Fergus Falls, MN. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church. He is survived by two daughters, Virginia Preuss and Veronica Lange of Elroy, WI; three sons, Jeff West of Roseville, MI, Jim West of Durand, WI, and Jerry West of Wild Rose, WI; two stepsons, Wayne Kite of Texarkana, and Raymond Kite of Salado, TX; a brother, Cliffton West of Clitherall, MI; 20 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. He was predeceased by his wife, Judy Hall West. Interment was at East Memorial Gardens with arrangements by East Funeral Home.

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WEST, Thelma Clary
WARREN, ARKANSAS: Thelma Clary West, 88, died September 28, 2007. She was born March 3, 1919 to the late Ralph Clary and Bertha Harris Clary Bussell. She attended the First Assembly of God Church. She is survived by three sons, Rev. Wayne West of Joshua, TX, Jackie West of Warren, and Jimmy West of Crossett; three daughters, Sandra Johnson, DeRay McClain and Linda Harton Thompson, all of Warren; a sister; 23 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She was the widow of Vernon W. West and Troy Braswell. Burial was at Union Cemetery at Rye, AR under the direction of Frazier Funeral Home.

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WESTBROOK, Cora
HOPE, ARKANSAS: Cora L. Vaughn Westbrook, 84, died January 12, 2012. She was born February 16, 1927. She was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Little Rock. She is survived by two sons, Stanley Wilson of Little Rock, and Darrel Westbrook of Alexandria, AR; a sister, Mary D. Jones of Hope; 5 nieces; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Westbrook. Arrangements were handled Hicks Funeral Home.

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WESTER, Susan
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Susan Wester, 91, died May 3, 2009. She was born December 2, 1916 in Berlin, Germany to Phillip Trumpt and Anna Kurtz Trumpt. She was a member of the Lutheran Church in Germany, and attended the First Baptist Church in El Dorado. Survivors include a niece and nephew, her great-nieces and great-nephews, all of Germany; and her close friends, Berry and Glenda Rabun, Pat Harrison, and Louise Weathersby, all of El Dorado. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Floyd Wester; and a brother. Interment was at Arlington Memorial Park with arrangements by Young's Funeral Directors.

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WESTERMAN, Lena Bell
JACKSONVILLE, ARKANSAS: Lena Bell Westerman, 90, died May 30, 2007. She attended Gateway Community Fellowship Church in Lonoke, and was a longtime Sunday School teacher there. Survivors include her son, Phillip Mealler and wife Linda of Austin, AR; her daughter, Betty Turner and husband Charles of Jacksonville; a brother, Henry L. Rice of Austin; a sister, Lillie Carter of Dodgeville, NY; 20 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Olan A. Westerman; a son, Robert L. Smith; and two daughters, Odessia M. Martin and Mary A. Parker. Services were held at Gateway Community Fellowship Church with Jim Ballew officiating. Interment was at Rest Hills Memorial Park under the direction of Roller-Owens Funeral Home.

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WESTERN, Sarah E. Huff
WEST MEMPHIS, ARKANSAS: Sarah Elvory Western, 81, died May 16, 2007. She was a retired waitress, and attended Cornerstone Baptist Church. She was born January 13, 1926 to the late Charley and Jennie Johnson Huff. She is survived by a daughter, Dorothy Michaels of New Smyrna Beach, FL; three sons, Jimmy T. Western of Senath, MO; Carl A. Western of Fort Pierce, FL, and Bobby J. Western of Proctor, AR; a sister, Mary Padgett of Proctor; two brothers, Walter Huff of West Memphis and Richard Huff of Proctor; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Western. Interment was at Crittenden Memorial Park under the direction of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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WESTLAKE, James
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: James Westlake died January 12, 1930. He was born October 20, 1879. He was a veteran of both the Spanish-American War and World War I. Interment was at Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery.

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WESTON, Vela Brown
MAGNESS, ARKANSAS: Vela Brown Weston, 91, died September 23, 2002. She was a retired power plant employee. She was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall in Batesville. There were no immediate survivors. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence A. Weston; her parents; and a sister. Interment was at Macedonia Cemetery with arrangements by Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville, AR.

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WEWERS, Sister Mary Ruth
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Sister Mary Ruth Wewers, 64, died July 31, 2005. She held a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, and was a teacher for over 40 years. Survivors include seven sisters, Sister Adrian Wewers of St. Scholastica Monastery, Mary Edelhuber of Paris, Benita Siebenmorgen of Morrison Bluff, Wilma Ahlert and Debbie Bentley both of Fort Smith, Sara Wewers of New Orleans, LA, and Pat Reid of Guthrie, OK; two brothers, Joe and Harold Wewers, both of Fort Smith; her religious community; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral Mass was held at the St. Scholastica Monastery Chapel, followed by burial at the St. Scholastica Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Fentress Mortuary.

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WEYMOUTH, Audrey
PARIS, ARKANSAS: Audrey Weymouth passed away February 26, 2009. She was born April 7, 1927. She is survived by three sons; 9 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. The family requests that any memorials be given in the form of Gideon Bibles. Cremation arrangements were handled by Roller Funeral Home of Paris, AR.

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WHARTON, Caleb
BALD KNOB, ARKANSAS: Caleb Wharton died May 23, 1876. He was born March 13, 1788. He was a veteran of the War Of 1812. Burial was at the Bald Knob Cemetery.

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WHEARY, Arthur
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Arthur Wheary died February 2, 1945. He was born November 24, 1873. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Spanish-American war. Interment was at the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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WHEAT, Inez Pipkin
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Inez Pipkin Wheat, 89, died May 1, 2006. She owned several businesses, including a paint store, beauty shops, and a grocery store. She attended Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include a son, Gary Wheat of Conway; a daughter, Sandra Wheat of Little Rock; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandsons. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer; a great-grandson, Michael Orsini; her parents; and several siblings. Services were held at Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Jerry Meeks officiating. Burial was at Sardis Cemetery near Stamps, AR.

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WHEELER, Aileen Knapp
DYESS, ARKANSAS: Aileen Knapp Wheeler, 70, died September 23, 2002. She attended Etowah Pentecostal Church. She is survived by a son, Joseph Anthony Wheeler of Dyess; five daughters, Vicki Janice Long and Keshi Carol Atkinson, both of Dyess, Donetta Virginia Cooksey of Marked Tree, Patricia Ann Foster of Wilson and Diana Jackson of Blytheville; two sisters, Juanita Whittingham of Trumann and Eloise Miller of Blytheville; three brothers, Donald Knapp and Nolan Knapp, both of Marked Tree, and Joe Knapp of Byhalia, MS; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four sisters; and two brothers. Services were held at Etowah Pentecostal Church with Huey Meherg officiating. Burial was at Nichols Cemetery in Marked Tree with arrangements by Murphy Funeral Home.

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WHEETLEY, Imogene
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Imogene Wheetley, 74, passed away on November 23, 2005. She is survived by her husband, Gerald Wheetley; four daughters; three sons; two sisters and three brothers; 11 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Rest Hills chapel, followed by interment at the Sumner Cemetery.

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WHINERY, William W.
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: William W. Whinery died May 18, 1863. He was a Civil War soldier. Interment was at the Fayetteville National Cemetery.

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WHIPPLE, Erma C.
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Erma C. Whipple, 99, died December 19, 2006. She worked in the gift shop of Sparks Regional Medical Center for nearly forty years, and attended Goddard United Methodist Church. Survivors include a grandson, Jeffrey Whipple of Charlotte, NC; a great-granddaughter; and five nephews, Charles Frey of Van Buren, Larry Frey of Fort Smith, Don Dodson of Fort Smith, Jim Bob Dodson of Harrison and Harold Adkison of Fort Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl O. Whipple. Interment was at the Old Jenny Lind Cemetery with arrangements by Fentress Mortuary.

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WHISENHUNT, Lowell
AMITY, ARKANSAS: Lowell Whisenhunt, 81, died April 25, 2007. He was born October 17, 1925 to Pat Whisenhunt and Opal Brown Whisenhunt. He retired from Reynolds Metal Company after over 30 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, and attended Caney Valley Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Mary Crews Whisenhunt of Amity; a son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Cheri Whisenhunt of Hopper; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Nikki Whisenhunt and Marsha Harlan, both of Clarksville, Pam and Donnie Barrett of Kirby, and Brenda and Danny Outler of Hot Springs; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Ruth and Winston Doster of Glenwood and Lorene Skates of Amity; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Estelle Whisenhunt; a brother, Bill Whisenhunt; and a grandson, James K. Outler. Interment was at Jones Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home of Glenwood, AR.

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WHISENHUNT, Tribble
NEWHOPE, ARKANSAS: Tribble Whisenhunt, 75, died July 16, 2004. He was born December 22, 1928 to the late James C. Whisenhunt and Margie Nichols Whisenhunt. He was a mechanic, and attended Daisy Freewill Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Lorene Whisenhunt; a son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Sarah Whisenhunt of Athens; a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Kevin Miller of Newhope; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; a brother, H.R. Whisenhunt of Newhope; and a sister, Ethel Pinkerton of Newhope. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Karen Peters and Connie Mack; and two brothers, Robert and James Whisenhunt. Services were held at Daisy Freewill Baptist Church with Bro. Kevin Jewell and Bro. Raymond Dees officiating. Burial was at Mount Joy Cemetery with arrangements by Davis-Smith Funeral Home.

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WHITAKER, Lois
LONOKE, ARKANSAS: Lois May Whitaker died October 5, 2004. She was born May 5, 1924 to Isaac and Mae Branch. She is survived by her husband, Carl Whitaker; a daughter, Donna Harrison (Jim) of Lonoke; two brothers, Doyne Branch (Linda) of Cabot, and Owen Branch (Dean) of Wooster, AR; a sister, Betty Lou Priest of Conway; a special niece, Lois Ollie Sullivan (Kevin) of Cincinnati, OH; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her only child, Mack May. Burial was at Mulberry Cemetery in England, AR under the direction of Roller-England Funeral Home.

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WHITE, Booker T., Jr.
MAYFLOWER, ARKANSAS: Booker T. White, Jr., 44, died December 24, 2004. He was a member of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Pamela White; a daughter, Chana Forte of Conway; three sons, Jeryl McNeil and Booker T. White III of Mayflower, and Drayton McFarland of California; five sisters, Sylvia White of Mayflower, Carolyn White and Linda White of Conway, Juanita White of Little Rock, and Brenda Williams of Pine Bluff; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Palarm Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by N.B. Carter Funeral Home.

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WHITE, Rev. D. Olney
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: The Rev. D. Olney White, 92, died November 4, 2006. He was born April 26, 1914 to William Albert and Ann Elizabeth Ridings White. He was a minister of the Methodist Protestant Church. He graduated from Oklahoma A&M College and Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland. He was a Master Mason and a member of the Eastern Star, York Rite, Grand Council, Order of the High Priesthood in Arkansas, KYCH, and served as Grand Commander of the Knights Templar for Arkansas. He was a golfer. Among the surviving family members are a son, David O. White, Jr. and wife LaDonna of Lowell; two daughters, Esther White Putman of Springdale and Nancy Radasill of Tontitown; 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Elizabeth Miller White. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church in Springdale with Rev. James White and Rev. Judy VanHoose officiating. Burial was at Bluff Cemetery under the direction of Sisco Funeral Chapel.

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WHITE, Dena
PRESCOTT, ARKANSAS: Dena White, 82, passed away March 28, 2002. She was born on January 19, 1920 to Clarence and Doshie Fore Bolls. She was a homemaker. In the 1950s and 1960s, she was a gospel singer for the Lee-White Quartet, and once served as the deputy treasurer of Nevada County. She attended Park Missionary Baptist Church in Prescott. Among the survivors are a son, Dr. Dennis White of Jonesboro; a sister, Johnita (Jonny) Osborn of Gurdon; and a granddaughter. She was the widow of Tom White. Services were held at at Mt. Moriah Church with Revs. Tal Webb and Paul Sheets officiating. Interment was at Mt. Moriah Cemetery with arrangements by Shackelford Funeral Home of Prescott, AR.

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WHITE, Frank D.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Frank D. White, 69, former Governor of Arkansas, died May 21, 2003. He was born June 4, 1933 in Texarkana, TX to the late Durward and Ida Clark Kyle, and was adopted by Loftin White following his father's death. He earned his high school diploma at the New Mexico Military Institute. After attending Texas A&M for a year, he was appointed by U.S. Sen. John McClellan to the United States Naval Academy, and was commissioned into the United States Air Force upon graduation from Annapolis. He was a pilot during his military career. Later, he worked in finance and banking. In 1975, Governor David Pryor appointed him to the Governor's Cabinet as director of the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission. He resigned in 1980 as president of Capital Savings & Loan to run for Governor against Bill Clinton. He won, and served a two-year term. He initiated business practices in state government, highlighted the vocational/technical education system, and promoted economic development. He helped form the partnership between UAMS and Arkansas Children's Hospital, now recognized worldwide as leading medical research and care facilities. After a return to the private sector, and following further work in finance, Governor Mike Huckabee appointed him State Banking Commissioner in 1998, a post he held until his death. He was president of the Arkansas Jaycees, the Little Rock Downtown Rotary Club 99, and had served on the boards of the Arkansas Children's Hospital, the Little Rock Port Authority, and the Baptist Hospital Foundation, among other organizations. Survivors include his wife, Gay White; his daughters, Elizabeth White and Rebecca Chavez of Portland, OR; his son, Kyle and daughter-in-law Kelly White of Burke, VA; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his adoptive father; and his sister, Lady Maude Dalton. Services were held at Fellowship Bible Church in Little Rock, followed by burial at Mount Holly Cemetery with arrangements by Ruebel Funeral Home.

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WHITE, Harold L.
BRINKLEY, ARKANSAS: Harold Lynn White, 82, died September 13, 2005. He was born December 22, 1922 to the late Ernest Monroe and Thelma Johnson White. He was a member of the Gideons, and attended Brinkley First United Methodist Church. He retired from the Armstrong Hardware Store, and was the KBRI Radio announcer for The Trading Post show. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister. Survivors include his wife, Jo Anne Armstrong White of Searcy; two sons, Lee White and wife Mary of Clarksville, AR, Bob White and wife Cindy of Searcy; two daughters, Jenny Lutes and husband Fred of Mayflower, Susan Gardner of Bartlett, TN; two brothers, Melvin White of Little Rock, Gene White of Orange, CA; a sister, Virginia Grable of Memphis, TN; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services were held at Brinkley First United Methodist Church followed by burial at Oaklawn Cemetery. Arrangements by Bob Neal & Sons Funeral Home.

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WHITE, Irben
PARIS, ARKANSAS: Irben M. White, 97, died February 27, 2006. He operated a rock quarry until his retirement. Among the survivors are four daughters, Wilma Goodson of Paris, Gladys Newman of Fort Smith, Zelma Stovall of Paris and Janis Hayes of Russellville; two sons, Kenneth White of South Haven, Miss., and Wesley White of Subiaco; a sister, Bea Spears of Paris; 16 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren; and a close friend, Daisy Turner. He was preceded in death by his parents, Berry "Bud" and Arabella Howard White; and by his wife, Mary Parsons White. Services were held at the First Assembly of God of Paris with Rev. Kenny Maness officiating. Burial was at Horne Cemetery with arrangements by Roller Funeral Home of Paris, AR.

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WHITE, James Ivory
ARKADELPHIA, ARKANSAS: James Ivory White Jr., 60, died June 8, 2003. He was born April 18, 1943. He was a retired automobile mechanic and a member of the Manchester Church of God in Christ. Survivors include his wife, Lillie White; a son, Terrance James White of Arkadelphia; a daughter, Greta Elaine Scott of Arkadelphia; his parents, James and Geneva White of Arkadelphia; four brothers, Clemon White, Cornelious White, Herman White and Derrick White of Arkadelphia; three sisters, Annie Mae White, Earnestine Johnson and Betty Phifer of Arkadelphia; and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Manchester Church of God in Christ with Elder Gary Deloach officiating. Interment was at Piney Grove Cemetery with arrangements handled by Mitchell Funeral Home.

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WHITE, Johnny T.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Johnny T. White was killed in action during World War II on October 27, 1944. He was born December 14, 1911. Interment was at the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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WHITE, Mable I.
WIDENER, ARKANSAS: Mable I. White, 77, died January 31, 2001. She was born July 28, 1923 to Mr. and Mrs. William Hartley Keenum. She was a housewife, and a member of the Freewill Baptist Church. She was the widow of Wilburn White. Survivors include a daughter, Mecial Baldwin of Widener; two sisters, Lillian Montgomery, of Widener and Mavis Clark, of Alabama; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Forrest Park Cemetery with arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home.

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WHITE, Millard C.
OAK GROVE, ARKANSAS: Millard C. White, 92, died August 7, 1986. He was born in Indian Territory (Oklahoma) to Almon and Julia Rowan White. He was a retired maintenance foreman, and a veteran of World War II. He was a former commander of an American Legion post. He is survived by three sons, Jack White, David White, and Robert White; two daughters, Ruby Clark and Barbara Asbury; 32 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren. Interment was at Hale Cemetery with arrangements by Nelson Funeral Service.

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WHITECOTTON, Gary L.
OSCEOLA, ARKANSAS: Gary Louis Whitecotton, 50, died February 2, 2005. He was born on May 31, 1954 in Keiser, Arkansas, and was a Baptist. Survivors include his parents: Bennie Whitecotton and Betty Mobley Whitecotton; two brothers: Todd Whitecotton and his wife, Connie, of Birmingham, AL, and Steve Whitecotton of Sierra Vista, AZ; one sister: Judy Griffin of Clarksdale, MS; two nephews: Philip Griffin and Alex Whitecotton; two nieces: Heather Whitecotton and Jessica Griffin. Arrangements by Roller-Swift Funeral Home of Osceola, Arkansas. Funeral services were held at Roller-Swift Chapel with Bro. Tom Doty officiating. Interment was at Garden Point Cemetery in Etowah, AR.

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WHITEHEAD, Genetta Cathey
OKOLONA, ARKANSAS: Genetta Cathy Whitehead died December 7, 1975. She was born June 15, 1945. She had a twin sister, Henrietta Cathey Williams (d. March 6, 1975). Interment was at Old Rome Cemetery.

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WHITEHEAD, Joseph W.
BERRYVILLE, ARKANSAS: Joseph William Whitehead died October 1, 2007. He was born July 21, 1912 to William and Helen Lamb Whitehead. He was a retired salesman for Crucible Steel. Survivors include a son, Walter J. Whitehead and wife Susan of Berryville; a daughter, Anne and husband John Puccio of Lincoln, CA; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anne Wanda Deczynski Whitehead; his parents; and four brothers. Services were held at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Berryville with Fr. Thomas Arackal officiating. Interment was at Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by Nelson Funeral Service.

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WHITEHEAD, Rose
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Rose M. "Dee Dee" Whitehead, 71, died December 8, 2006 at Little Rock Baptist Hospital. She was born October 14, 1935 to the late Sam and Rena Wilson. Survivors include five sons, Vincent (Rebecca) Bogard, Dan (Earlene) Bogard III, and Gary Bogard, all of Little Rock, Robert L. Whitehead, Sr. of Memphis, TN, and Victor L. (Norma) Mackey of Los Angeles, CA; two daughters, Joycelyn Thomas of Little Rock, and Bridgette Whitehead of Memphis, TN; two sisters; 10 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Whitehead, Sr.; a son, Michael D. Whitehead; two sisters; four brothers; five uncles; five aunts; and a grandson, Brian Skyes. Services were held at Covenant of Zion Cathedral Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Premier Funeral Home.

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WHITEHORN, John C.
PARKIN, ARKANSAS: John C. Whitehorn died October 11, 1944 during World War II. He was born October 10, 1916. He was survived by his wife, Marie Stevens Whitehorn. He is buried in the Philippines, but also has a monument at the Parkin Cemetery.

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WHITEHURST, Willeda B.
SEARCY, ARKANSAS: Willeda B. Whitehurst, 84, died August 25, 2004. She was born June 2, 1920 to Willie and Connie Cook. She was a lifelong member of Faith Assembly of God in Searcy, and served as a volunteer at the Good Samaritan Center. Survivors include two daughters, Joyce Zomant of Searcy and Connie Whitehurst of West Memphis; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Brown of Searcy; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Whitehurst of Searcy; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, C.A. Whitehurst; a son, Michael B. Whitehurst, Sr.; a grandson, Michael B. Whitehurst, Jr.; and her parents. Services were held at Faith Assembly of God, followed by interment at Foster's Chapel Cemetery in Searcy under the direction of Roller-Daniel Funeral Home.

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WHITFIELD, Jim
BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Jim Whitfield died May 11, 2008. He was born May 15, 1910 to Jim Whitfield, Sr. and Marie Whitfield. He was a carpenter and a retired farmer. He enjoyed reading the Bible, fishing, and talking with friends. He was a deacon and choir member at East Macedonia Baptist Church of England, AR. He later moved to Blytheville, AR, and joined the Progressive Baptist Church. He is survived by a son, Sammie (Veola) Whitfield; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; a special niece, Charlene Tucker; his nieces and nephews; and other reletives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ida Whitfield. Arrangements were entrusted to Richardson Memorial Funeral Home.

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WHITING, Marcella
LESLIE, ARKANSAS: Marcella Whiting died February 26, 2009. She was born September 19, 1931 to Harold and Lula Schultz Goodbrake. She was a nurse for twenty-five years, and enjoyed crocheting. She is survived by a son, Robert Halbrook of Leslie, AR, two stepsons, Robert Whiting and Michael Whiting; two stepdaughters, Barbara and Jeannie Whiting; two grandchildren; and a brother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Whiting; and her parents. Interment was at Nubbin Hill Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Coffman Funeral Home.

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WHITTINGTON, Syble
HORATIO, ARKANSAS: Syble Ann Frady Henderson Whittington, 83, died June 30, 2002 at a local hospital. She was born November 15, 1918 in Cerro Gordo, AR. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Horatio. She is survived by her husband, Vernon Whittington; five daughters, Susan Nickerson of De Queen, Sandy Mitchell of Benton, KY, and Charlotte Griffin, Sharon Owens, and Sue Ann Cozart of Texarkana; three sons, Butch Henderson of Thornsby, AL, and Bobbie Henderson and Robbie Steve Henderson of Texarkana; two sisters, Bernice Mayo and Hazel Jennings of De Queen; a brother, Harold Frady of Shreveport, LA; 24 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; her great-great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Louis Henderson; a daughter, Shirley Ann Robinson; and two sons, Lloyd Henderson and Serman Henderson. Interment was at the Horatio Cemetery by Chandler Funeral Home.

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WHITLEY, Antionette
FORREST CITY, ARKANSAS: Antionette Whitley, 65, died October 21, 2009 in Forrest City. She was born August 2, 1944 in Chicago, IL to Jordan and Bettie Holland Breathitt. She attended Rising Sun Missionary Baptist Church. She was the wife of Willie Whitley. She is survived by two daughters, Sheila Funicello Johnson of Forrest City, and Anita Jackson of Oxford, CA; four sisters, Ethel Breathitt of Little Rock, Deborah Breathitt of Los Angeles, CA, and Mary Ann Tuberville and Bettye J. Jones, both of Forrest City; four brothers, Will Arthur Breathitt of Maumelle, Benny J. Breathitt of Huntsville, TX, and Joe Willie Breathitt and Jordan Breathitt, both of Chicago, IL; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at Rising Sun Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Clay Funeral Home.

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WHITMIRE, Gladys
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: Gladys Whitmire, 85, died May 22, 1980. She was born in 1895 to W.H. and Maggie Thurman Thomas. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Oneta Wynne; two brothers; and three sisters. Interment was at Farmington Cemetery under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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WHITLOW, Nellie
MARKED TREE, ARKANSAS: Nellie Whitlow, 88, died June 20, 2006. She attended Central Baptist Church. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Nancy Whitlow of Germantown, IN; a step daughter-in-law, Francis Whitlow of Marked Tree; a grandson; a great-grandson; a step-grandson; 2 step great-grandchildren; and 2 step great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Whitlow. Burial was at Marked Tree Cemetery under the direction of Murphy Funeral Home.

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WHITMAN, Belva Barnard
CAULKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Belva Etta Barnard Whitman passed away May 8, 2007. She was born July 2, 1901 to the late Robert and Rebecca Hewett Barnard. She was a member of the Shaver Cumberland Presbyterian Church for over 80 years. She is survived by a daughter, Loretta Whitman Girard; and other friends and relatives She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Earlie Whitman; and two children, Loyal Ray Whitman and Retha Whitman Baggett. Services were held at the chapel of Roller Funeral Home. Interment was at Caulksville Cemetery.

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WHITMIRE, Lewis
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: Lewis H. Whitmire died December 29, 1977. He was born October 4, 1893 to Lewis and Sadie McHenry Whitmire. He was a retired farmer. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Thomas Whitmire; a daughter, Mrs. Jack Wynn; two brothers, Gilbert and Austin; and four sisters, Ella O'Brine, Ora Specht, Oma Bouden, and Clara Lockhart. Interment was at Farmington Cemetery by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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WHITTEN, Bruce L.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Bruce Lyndon Whitten, 61, died September 10, 2004. He was born June 30, 1943 to Algia Lyndon and Mary Fay Norwood Whitten. He graduated with honors from Hendrix College. After receiving a postgraduate degree in economics from Washington University, he worked at HUD for several years in Washington, D.C. He later worked for the Arkansas Department of Human Services, Children's Medical Services Division, from which he eventually retired. He was a Methodist, and enjoyed playing tennis and bridge. Survivors inclue a brother, Bill Whitten and wife Robin of Conway; cousins Jane Smallwood Fore of Russellville, Wynton Norwood of Little Rock, David Whitten of California and Horace, Norman and Raymond Whitten, all of Arkansas; and special friends Spirit Twilight of Little Rock and Mary Capps of Sherwood. He was preceded in death by his parents; and by a sister, Mary Carolyn Whitten. A memorial service was held at the Roller-Chenal Funeral Home Chapel.

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WHITTEN, Leola
DERMOTT, ARKANSAS: Leola Whitten, 82, died December 23, 2003. She was born April 25, 1921 to the late Homer Thomas and Elizabeth Smith. Survivors include six sons, Leotis E. Whitten of Houston, Ivory E. Whitten of Jonesboro, Ga., James A. Whitten of Columbus, Ga., Earstin E. Whitten of St. Charles, Ill., Frederick L. Whitten of Dermott and Jim R. Whitten of Milwaukee; seven daughters, Laura Strickland, Hattie E. Whitten and Deirdre L. Whitten, all of Dermott, Marva J. Ocel of Minneapolis, Pauline C. Brown of Milwaukee, Claudia J. Whitten and Brenda L. Jones, both of San Diego; two brothers, Fred Smith of Little Rock and Edgar Smith of Houston; 30 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses with Henry James officiating. Burial was at Little Zion Cemetery with arrangements by Davis Strickland Funeral Home of Dermott, AR.

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WHITTLE, Mayme
ALMA, ARKANSAS: Mayme Whittle, 92, died February 3, 2005. She was born February 2, 1913. She was a former nurse, and was a Freewill Baptist. and Survivors include her husband, Herbert; two daughters, Emma Cox of Harrah, OK, and Trecia Lloyd of Alma; two stepsisters, Ellen Gregg and Thelma Phillips, both of Wichita, KS; 6 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a husband, Roy Brasuell. Services were held at the chapel of Ocker Funeral Home. Burial was at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren, AR.

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WHITTLE, Susan Caroline
BENTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Susan Caroline Whittle died October 26, 1930. She was born January 5, 1853. She was the daughter of Peter Greenfield. She was survived by six children, Lee Whittle, L.H. Whittle, Jesse Whittle, Mrs. Effie Burlet, Mrs. Lane Rizley, Mrs. Bill Ellenbarger; 59 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband. Interment was at Stony Point Cemetery.

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WHORTON, Mamie Nordin
PARIS, ARKANSAS: Mamie Nordin Whorton, 89, died April 14, 2007. She was born January 31, 1918 to James K. Polk Nordin and Rose Melinda Hardin Nordin. She was a homemaker, and attended the Harmony Assembly of God Church. Survivors include two daughters, Nina Ruloph of Paris and Shirley Bradow of Port Angeles, WA; five sons, James Whorton of Stanwood, WA, John Whorton of Russellville; David and Charles Whorton, both of Paris, and Darrell Whorton of Harrison; 24 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Buel Whorton; a daughter, Rose Mary Fisher; a son, Gerald Whorton; a grandson, Stanley Tyler; and a great-grandson, Mason Weaver. Services were held at the Full Gospel Mission Church in Paris with Rev. Johnny Hopgood and Rev. J.W. Glidewell officiating. Burial was at East Point Cemetery near London with arrangements by Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home of Paris, AR.

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WHORTON, Mary Alice
KINGSTON, ARKANSAS: Mary Alice Whorton, 86, died on September 23, 1967. She was born September 2, 1881 to Henry and Rachael Montgomery Whorton. She belonged to the Church Of Christ. Survivors include a sister, Ada Beard; and a brother, Walter Whorton. Interment was at Wharton Creek Cemetery with arrangements by Brashears Funeral Home.

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WICKS, Hannah
FORREST CITY, ARKANSAS: Hannah Wicks, 94, died August 11, 2003. She was born December 8, 1908. She was a retired housekeeper. She is survived by a host of relatives and friends. Services were held at the Beth Salem M.B. Church with Rev. Rayfield Walker presiding. Burial was at Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Clay Funeral Home.

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WIDENER, Edward N.
JACKSONVILLE, ARKANSAS: Edward Nathaniel Widener, 75, died February 24, 2007. He was born Oct. 18, 1931 to Georgia Olinger and Barney Widener. Prior to retirement, he had worked at the Little Rock Air Force Base and at Henry Ford Hospital. He attended Park Hill Baptist Church in North Little Rock. He is survived by his wife, Joy Widener; a daughter, Jody Allison; a sister, Naomi Miller of DeWitt; a brother, Glen Widener of Crocketts Bluff; and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Barney Widener, Jr. and C.W. Widener. Services were held at St. Charles Baptist Church. Burial was at Crocketts Bluff Cemetery under the direction of Essex Funeral Home of DeWitt, AR.

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WIEBURG, Vivian Fern
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: Vivian Fern Boyd Wieburg, 73, died March 13, 2007. She was born January 16, 1934 to Robert Columbus and Elaine Kimes Boyd. She is survived by two sons, Kenneth Ray Wieburg of Prairie Grove, and Alan Eugene Wieburg and wife Mona Lisa of Farmington; a daughter, Tammy Ranae Rice and husband Vance of Farmington; three sisters, Patsy Coyle and Carolyn Cooper of Prairie Grove, and Mary Lou Derby of Joplin, MO; two brothers, Roger Dwain Boyd of Noel, MO, and Robert Dale Boyd of Fayetteville; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Fern Wieburg; a son, Charles Leon Wieburg; a brother, Jimmy Ray Boyd; and a sister, Lillie Mae Boyd. Services were held at New Sulphur Free Will Baptist Church with Bro. Bruce Coyle and Bro. Herb Wages officiating. Burial was at Freedom Cemetery.

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WIELAND, Helen
CARLISLE, ARKANSAS: Helen Marie Moran Wieland, 67, died July 4, 1983. She was a Baptist. Family members include her husband, Milton L. Wieland; a daughter, Brenda Joyce Good of North Carolina; two sisters, Maysell Baxter and Joyce Warner, both of Pasadena, TX; four brothers, W.C. Moran of Wynne, A.L. Moran of Carlisle, W.J. Moran of Clinton, and H.L. Moran of North Little Rock; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery under the direction of Boyd Funeral Home.

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WIESE, Velvie
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Velvie L. Wiese, 77, died December 3, 2009. She was born August 21, 1932 to Charles Kinney and Dorothy Gifford Kinney Weekley. She was a longtime employee of Price Cutter, and attended St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Jacksonville. She enjoyed reading and animals. She is survived by four daughters and their spouses, Cathy and Jim Falbe of Clinton, IL, Connie and Bob Taylor of Cabot, Sheila Garner of Oklahoma City, OK, and Michelle Fisher of Titusville, FL; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather, Jess Weekley; and a sister, Nadine Melton. Arrangements were handled by Moore's Cabot Funeral Home.

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WIGGIN, John D.
LINCOLN, ARKANSAS: John Dennis Wiggin, 72, died June 19, 1975. He was born February 7, 1903 to John and Ada Mosley Wiggin. He was a retired engineer, and an Episcopalian. He is survived by his wife, Lillian Wiggin; a son, John F. Wiggin; a sister, Irene Hauptmann; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Burial was at Beaty Cemetery under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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WIGGINS, Corene
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Corene Wiggins, 91, died May 20, 2006. She was a lifelong member of the First Christian Church of Fort Smith. Survivors include three daughters, Susie Flake of Fort Smith, Kay Williams of Kansas City, Mo., and Sarah Hagge of Cabot; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. Services were held at First Christian Church in Fort Smith. Burial was at the U.S. National Cemetery with arrangements by Fentress Mortuary.

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WIGGS, Hazel Bennett
JUDSONIA, ARKANSAS: Hazel Marie Wiggs, 78, passed away March 9, 2009. She was born October 1, 1930 to Paul and Julia Bennett. She was valedictorian of the 1948 class of Judsonia High. She was employed by the U.S. Civil Service as a military benefits coordinator at the Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Judsonia. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Alton Wiggs; two daughters, Paula Breslin and husband Bob of Fort Thomas, KY and Susan Crace of Judsonia; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandsons; and two brothers, Jim Bennett (Winifred) of Cabot and Paul Bennett (Linda) of Judsonia. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Judsonia. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Judsonia under the direction of Powell Funeral Home.

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WIGINTON, William
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: William "Bill" Wiginton, 64, died February 13, 2005. He was a retired electricial. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, and was of the Pentecostal faith. He is survived by his wife, Bobby Wiginton; a daughter, Tracy Ludwick of Van Buren; a son, Bobby Wiginton of Fort Smith; his mother, Mary Little of Fayetteville, NC; two sisters, Betty Smith of Fayeteville, NC, and Kathy Coon of Myrtle Beach; four brothers, Wayne Johnson of Fayetteville, NC, Andrew Johnson of Gainesville, FL, James Bennett of San Diego, CA, and Doug Reid of Van Buren; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at Gracelawn Cemetery with arrangements by Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home.

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WIGLEY, Roy Lee
HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Roy Lee Wigley, 59, died April 9, 2007. He was born August 12, 1947 to Lifes Lee and Euna Louann Ramsey Wigley. He is survived by his wife, Claralene Wigley; a daughter and son-in-law, Vicki and Billy Amos of Hot Springs; three brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Diane Martin of Winsboro, LA, Carroll and Linda Martin of Malvern, and Jim and Trecia Wigley of Hot Springs; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Paula and Coy Damon of Benton, Mary Smith of Hot Springs, and Sharon and Charles Black of Bismarck; and other relatives and friends. Cremation arrangements were handled by Gross Funeral Home.

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WIKSTROM, Vernon L.
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Vernon L. Wikstrom, 78, died March 27, 1998. He was born September 29, 1919 to Otto and Clara Johnson Wikstrom. He was a retiree of the Weldon, Williams and Lick Company, and attended the First Baptist Church of Rogers. Among the survivors are his wife, Wanda Milam Wikstrom; a son, Carl Wikstrom; two daughters, Deborah Thomas and Rebecca Wolfe; two brothers, Irwin Wikstrom and James Wikstrom; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at Roselawn Cemetery in Fort Smith with arrangements by Rollins Funeral Home.

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WILCOX, Fred
STUTTGART, ARKANSAS: Fred S. Wilcox died August 20, 1969. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Wilcox. He operated a grocery store, and served as the mayor of Stuttgart. He also served four terms as Arkansas County judge. He was the husband of Althea Millican Wilcox. Burial was at Lone Tree Cemetery.

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WILDER, Amy
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Amy Elizabeth Willis Wilder, 86, died October 28, 2003. She was born September 9, 1917 in Batesville, AR to the late Harry and Enoch Willis. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Benton. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Lee and Lois Wilder of Benton; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, R.L. Wilder; a daughter, Becky Wilder Howard Prickett; and two brothers, James and Harry Willis. Interment was at Pinecrest Memorial Park by Ashby Funeral Home.

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WILDER, Cain
WILMOT, ARKANSAS: Cain Wilder was born on February 10, 1836 and died on May 20, 1917. He was survived by his wife Margaret Wilder, who died in 1921. Interment was at Harris Cemetery near Wilmot.

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WILDER, Eligha C.
MORO, ARKANSAS: Eligha C. Wilder, 94, died on November 10, 2002. He was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife, Mary Wilder; and a host of other relatives and friends. Services were held at the New Hope M.B. Church with Rev. S. Brown officiating. Burial was at New Hope Cemetery with arrangements by J.E. Kennedy Funeral Home.

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WILDING, Rose
CLINTON, ARKANSAS: Rose Wilding, 79, died December 31, 2005. She was born October 26, 1926. She is survived by Patricia Watts of Navarre, FL, Barbara Benjamin of Griffith, IN, Cathy Strauser of Madison, AL, Teresa Smith of Clinton, Richard Wilding of Humble, TX, and John Wilding of Pensacola, FL; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Wilding. Cremation arrangements were handled by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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WILDY, Charles Luther
OSCEOLA, ARKANSAS: Charles Luther Wildy, 73, died October 8, 2001. He attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. He was a Korean War veteran, a former farmer, and served as director of the Planters Production Credit Association in Mississippi County from 1964-86. He attended the First Lutheran Church of Blytheville. He is survived by his wife, Ann Katherine Wildy of Etowah; a daughter, Ann Katherine Carpenter of Marion; two brothers, Earl H. Wildy of Leachville and Wilbur C. Wildy of Osceola; and two grandchildren. Interment was at Garden Point Cemetery in Etowah with arrangements by Murphy Funeral Home of Lepanto, AR.

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WILDY, Wilbur C.
OSCEOLA, ARKANSAS: Wilbur Carl Wildy, 84, died February 16, 2006. He was a farmer and an antique dealer. He was a decorated veteran of World War II, having served as a corporal with the United States Air Force, 680th Bombardment Squadron. He was also a member of the ground crew of the Enola Gay. He is survived by his wife of over fifty years, Inez Henderson-Bragg Wildy of Osceola; a daughter, Pamela Kent Brackin of West Memphis, AR; two sons, Wilbur Carl Wildy, Jr. of Osceola, and Don Braxton Wildy of Memphis, TN; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Edward Wade Wildy. Burial was at Violet Cemetery in Osceola with arrangements by Roller-Swift Funeral Home.

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WILEY, Irene
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Irene Wiley, 84, died February 23, 2005. She was a retired Air Force major, and served as a flight nurse in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. She belonged to the Christ for the World Church. She is survived by a brother, James Wiley of Monon, IN. Services were held at the chapel of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren. Burial was at the Sallisaw City Cemetery.

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WILEY, Oscar
MARION, ARKANSAS: Oscar Ray Wiley, 76, died January 14, 2010. He attended Missouri Street Church of Christ in West Memphis, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Jane Wiley; two daughters, Michelle Monday of Tiptonville, TN and Dawn Blackwell of Mason, TN; two sisters, Mary Francis Hinson of Mc Rae, AR and Norma Jean Blansett of Searcy; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Dale Wiley. Interment was at Gum Springs Cemetery in Searcy with arrangements by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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WILFONG, Dovie
BRADLEY COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Dovie M. Wilfong died March 22, 1891. She was born October 21, 1882. Burial was at Mount Olive Cemetery.

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WILHELM, Lawrence E.
PARIS, ARKANSAS: Lawrence E. Wilhelm, 64, died August 23, 2005. He was born October 26, 1940 to the late Boniface and Frederica Mahl Wilhelm. He was a master electrician, and attended St. Anthony Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Lucille Schluterman Wilhelm; two daughters, Debbie Neal of Van Buren and Linda and Danny Kimes of Booneville: three sons, Robert and Angie Wilhelm of Charleston, AR, Lawrence, Jr. and Lisa Wilhelm of Greenridge, MO, and Carl and Barbara Wilhelm of Ratcliff, AR; a sister, Carol Wilhelm of Branch, AR; two brothers, Louis Wilhelm of Abilene, TX and Lowell Wilhelm of Muskogee, OK; 16 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Anthony Cemetery in Caulksville, AR with arrangements by Roller Funeral Home.

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WILKERSON, Luster L.
BULL SHOALS, ARKANSAS: Luster Lewis Wilkerson, 77, died May 31, 2009. He is survived by a daughter, Norvella Hudspeth of Yellville; and a grandson, Darrell Hudspeth, Jr. of Jacksonville, FL. He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Wilkerson; a son, Arnold Wilkerson; and his parents, Walter and Mary Wilkerson. Arrangements were handled by Twin Lakes Cremation Society and Funeral Home.

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WILKINS, Hazel
JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Hazel Wilkins, 90, died June 1, 2006. She was an avid bridge player, and attended Central Baptist Church. She is survived by 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a son-in-law, John Bonha. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Melvin Wilkins; and a daughter, Jan Ballard Bonha. Interment was at Oaklawn Cemetery with Bro. Jerry Muckensturm officiating. Arrangements were handled by Emerson Funeral Home.

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WILKS, Alene
BOONEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Alene G. Wilks, 81, died November 6, 2005. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Bud Fredrick of Mount Magazine, and Corrine and Mike Karr of Choctow, OK; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Marie Wilks of Wilburton, OK; a sister, Louise Pinard of San Antonio, TX; a brother, J.H. Gabbard of California; a half-brother, Glen Gabbard of Alaska; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Gabbard and Ethel Ward Nelson; and a half-brother, David Gabbard. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Booneville. Cremation arrangements were handled by Roller Funeral Home.

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WILLARD, Ezra B.
HARRISON, ARKANSAS: Ezra B. Willard, 71, died August 8, 1986. He was born January 23, 1915 to Lafe and Murney James Willard. He was a retired truck driver for Strickland. He was a Baptist minister, a 32nd degree Mason, and a member of Liberty Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Lona Lowery Willard; a son, David A. Willard; two daughters, Bobby Modean Willard Frach Stewart, and Peggy Moser; three stepdaughters, Elaine Pentico, Betty Powell, and Dorothy Carlton; his mother, Murney Williams; a brother, David J. Willard; a sister, Maxine Kinsworthy; 13 grandchildren; 7 step-grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and 6 step great-grandchildren. Services were held at Liberty Baptist Church. Burial was at Maplewood Cemetery by Christeson Funeral Home.

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WILLARD, M.D.
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Marcus D. "Lafe" Willard, 76, died May 9, 1966. He was a retired farmer. He is survived by his wife, Murney James Willard; two daughters, Maxine Weakley of Alexander, and Verna Mae Ringgold of Benton; two sons, Ezra Willard and David Willard of Benton; a stepdaughter, Christine Klabunde of Illinois; two stepsons, James Cox of Illinois, and Archie Cox of Ohio; a brother, Charles Willard of Michigan; a half-brother, O. E. Mason of Illinois; two half-sisters, Mrs. Claudie Perceful of California, and Sible Mason of Illinois; 27 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Cabot First Baptist Church. Burial was at Mount Carmel Cemetery with arrangements by Bailey Funeral Home.

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WILLARD, Rosie
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Rosie Louella Willard, 83, died October 27, 2005. She was born September 5, 1922 to the late Lee and Mary Jane White Clements. She was a homemaker, and attended the First Assembly of God Church in Benton. Survivors include her husband of 65 years, David Willard; her daughters, Frani Riba and husband Larry of Riverside, CA, Ann Overton and husband Don of Mabelvale, and Betty Demison of Benton; her sons, Michael Willard and wife Lek of Mabelvale, and Allen Willard and wife Janine of Jackson, MI; 15 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, D.J. Willard; and a grandson, Caroll Riba. Services were held at the Roller-Drummond Funeral Home Southwest Chapel with Rev. Lester Burton officiating. Interment was at Pinecrest Memorial Park.

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WILLCUTT, Ola
ATKINS, ARKANSAS: Ola M. Willcutt, 64, died May 31, 2004. She was born March 26, 1940 to the late Henry Hudson and Zella Jane Lowe McDonald. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Valerie Willcutt of Fayetteville; a daughter and son-in-law, Shelia Suzanne and Mike Watkins of Huntsville; a brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Mary Faye McDonald of Texas; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Darryl Wayne Willcutt. Interment was at Bells Chapel Cemetery with Rev. David Downum presiding. Arrangements were handled by Lemley Funeral Home.

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WILLEFORD, Louise Jordan
ALMA, ARKANSAS: Louise Jordan Willeford, 92, died August 21, 2007. She was a homemaker, and attended Dean Springs Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include a nephew, Sam Jordan, and his wife, Cyndie. She was preceded in death by her husband, Phyllip Willeford; her parents, Jess and Margaret Jordan; and a brother, John Jordan. Services were held at Dean Springs Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at the Alma Cemetery with arrangements by Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Archie B.
MADISON COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Archie Bishop Williams died December 25, 1899. He was born June 16, 1883. Burial was at Buckeye Cemetery.

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WILLIAMS, Belester
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Belester Williams, 76, died April 26, 2003 at a local hospital. She was a retired factory worker. She attended Shiloh Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Lydia Circle. Funeral services were held Shiloh Baptist Church. Interment was at Laird Cemetery in Roland with arrangements by Rowell-Parish Mortuary.

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WILLIAMS, Charlie A.
MANSFIELD, ARKANSAS: Charlie Allen Williams, 90, died August 27, 2007. He was a heavy equipment operator. Survivors include his wife, Dovie Williams; two sons, Arnold Williams and Paul Williams, both of Mansfield; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Serivces were held at Freedom Church. Burial was at Freedom Cemetery with arrangements by Martin Funeral Home of Waldron, AR.

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WILLIAMS, Clover
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Clover Lee Williams, 57, died March 11, 2003. She was employed by Baptist Hospital for 15 years. Survivors include her husband, James Williams; two children, Keith and Christopher Clay; a brother, Anthony (Jan) Willis; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at Damascus Spiritual Church. Arrangements were handled by Robinson Mortuary.

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WILLIAMS, Eva
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Eva L. Williams, 79, died December 20, 2010 in Springdale. She was born July 22, 1931 in Lonoke, AR to Jessie Hart and Ethel Chambers. She is survived by her husband, John Williams; a son, John David Williams of Atlanta, GA; a daughter, Libby Williams of Springdale; five brothers, Bob, Johnny, Doyne, Joe, and Pinky Hart; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at the Fayetteville National Cemetery with arrangements by Beard's Chapel.

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WILLIAMS, Future
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Future Mae Dorn Williams, 81, died July 16, 2002. She was born April 20, 1921 to the late John Dorn and Willie Dorn. She was a homemaker, and attended Mission Temple Church of God in Christ, where she served on the mother board. Among the survivors are a brother, Leroy Dorn of Little Rock; and three sisters, Azlea Piggee of East St. Louis, IL, Ruby Walker of San Francisco and Mary Lee Johnson of Texarkana, TX. Interment was at the P.K. Miller Cemetery with arrangements by P.K. Miller Mortuary.

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WILLIAMS, George
MARBLE FALLS, ARKANSAS: George Williams, 87, died in December of 1974. He was a former resident of Carlisle, IA. Survivors include his wife, Beatrice Williams; two sons, Roy Williams of Marble Falls and Robert Williams of Des Moines, IA; two daughters, Marie Bartholomew of Marble Falls and Ruth Hess of Liberty Center, IA; his grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two children, Jim and Mary. Burial was at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Iowa under the direction of Overton Funeral Home in Indianola, IA.

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WILLIAMS, Iva Pearl
LESLIE, ARKANSAS: Iva Pearl Williams, 88, passed away October 25, 2004. Survivors include a son, Royce and Gail Knight; a brother, Thomas and Dollie Garner; a stepson, Richard Williams; stepdaughters, Emmella Robbie and Ileene Alberico; 10 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Archie Valley Church in Leslie. Burial was at Liberty Cemetery in Leslie with arrangements by Roller McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton, AR.

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WILLIAMS, Joe
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Joe Williams passed away on October 28, 2005. Services were held at the Islamic Center in Little Rock. Burial was at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Pine Bluff, AR under the direction of Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Leathy
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Leathy Williams, 108, died on January 26, 2005. She was born May 3, 1896. There are no immediate survivors. Services were held at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Pickens. Burial was at St. Paul Cemetery in Pickens with arrangements handled by Serenity Gardens Funeral Services of Dumas, AR.

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WILLIAMS, Lena
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Lena Belle Williams, 88, died January 18, 2007. She was born October 20, 1918 to the late Fred Douglas Rice and Gertrude Grant Rice. She was a retired teacher with the Dumas School District. She attended St. John Baptist Chuch in Sherrill, where served as a Sunday School teacher and was a founder of Women's Day. She is survived by a sister, Mahala McGregor of Pine Bluff. She was also preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Arthur Williams. Services were held at St. John Baptist Church. Burial was at Bellwood Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Leo
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Leo Williams, 41, died May 9, 1950. He was a house painter. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Willis Williams. He was survived by his wife, Neoma Burson Williams; a daughter, Betty Lou Williams; and two sisters. Burial was at Rieff Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Watson Mortuary.

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WILLIAMS, Luvenia
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Luvenia Allen Williams, 69, died January 12, 2007. She was born March 19, 1937 to the late Horace Allen, Sr. and Pernoa Barnett Allen. She was a self-employed seamstress. She was a Jehovah's Witness, and attended Kingdom Hall-South. She is survived by four sons, Larry Tyler, Sr. of Lithonia, GA, Alvin Tyler of Pine Bluff, and Michael Tyler and James S. Ransom, both of Little Rock; three daughters, Pernia Irby of Tarry and Lyndia Williams-Hardin and Leashurn Williams, both of Pine Bluff; three brothers, Horace Allen, Jr. of Flint, MI, and Daniel Allen, Sr. and Sylvester Allen, both of Pine Bluff; seven sisters, Mary Calloway and Candis Allen, both of Flint, MI, Catherine Peterson, Berthola Huggins and Imogene Allen, all of Pine Bluff, and Earnestean Allen and Augustus Cunningham, both of Detroit, MI; 20 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Link C. Williams, Sr.; and her parents. Burial was at Forrest Lawn Memorial Garden by Brown Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Marley
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Marley Cole Williams, 58, died August 8, 1980. He was a member of Spring Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Benton. Survivors include three sisters, Mellie L. Pettus of Sardis, and Mrs. Bill Campbell and Mrs. W.E. Davis, both of Little Rock; and two brothers, James D. Williams and Bobby C. Williams, both of Sardis. Burial was at the Bauxite Cemetery by Ballard's Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Mary
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Mary Eva Mullennix Williams died on December 15, 1976. She was born on December 3, 1906 to Henry and Dora Mullennix. She had a son, Jimmie Williams; and five siblings, Ethel Mullennix Finn, Marvin Mullennix, P. Albert Mullennix, Paul Mullennix, and Bunyan Mullennix. Interment was at Oakland Cemetery.

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WILLIAMS, Mary
COTTER,ARKANSAS: Mary Walker Williams, 80, died on April 20, 1936. She was born on October 21, 1855. She married Archie Williams in 1877. Survivors include three sons, Mark, Herman and Edward; and two grandsons. Interment was at the Flippin Cemetery.

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WILLIAMS, Newman C.
SHERIDAN, ARKANSAS: Newman C. Williams, 83, died November 27, 2005. He was a retired grader operator for International Paper Company, and was a U.S. Army veteran who served during World War II. He attended both Hope Pentecostal Church in Sheridan and New Life Fellowship Pentecostal Church. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Wimberly Williams; his sons, Chester Newman Williams of Grapevine and Eddie Joe Williams of Cabot; his daughter, Loretta Gail Webb of Sheridan; sisters, Loretta Smith, Louise Bryant and Carolyn Reed, all of Sheridan; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Lost Creek Cemetery with arrangements handled by Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Ophelia
LEXA, ARKANSAS: Ophelia Mae Bailey Williams, 86, died March 15 1999 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. She was a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Rondo, where she was a Sunday School teacher and clerk. Survivors include a daughter, Martha Bailey of Rondo; two stepchildren, Betty Henderson of Rondo, and Russell Bailey of Gary, IN; two sisters, Molline Cox and Mildred Bonds, both of Chicago; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Friendship Baptist Cemetery in Rondo under the direction of Stephens Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Sonny
SPRINGFIELD, ARKANSAS: Sonny Boy Williams, 60, died January 31, 2007. He was born October 26, 1946 to the late Earnest Williams and Freddie Bell Toney Williams. He was a longtime employee of Covington Roofing Company in Conway. He is survived by a son, Wendale Williams of Conway; two daughters, Patricia Williams and Zateki Williams Spearman, both of Conway; three brothers, Steven Williams and Michael Wayne Williams, both of Conway, and Earnest Williams of Plumerville; six sisters, Athalene Hill and Georgia Faye McNabb, both of Springfield, Lorene Walls of Morrilton, Hazel Flood and Allen Walls, both of Flint, MI, Alice Mae Blackburn of Fayetteville; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church in Plumerville. Interment was at Mount Olive Cemetery by Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Tom
BUTLERVILLE, ARKANSAS: Tom S. Williams, 70, died May 15, 1980. He was a retired high school principal. He was a Baptist, a Mason, and a member of the Lonoke County Retired Teachers' Association. Survivors include his wife, Marie Cox Williams; a son, Joe L. Williams of Seymour, IN; a brother, Sherill Williams of Butlerville; six sisters, Mrs. Iva Lena Blasingame of Butlerville, Mrs. Bertha White of Lonoke, Mrs. Marie Cook and Mrs. Elizabeth Cooper, both of Little Rock, Mrs. Laura Brown of Crescent, OK, and Mrs. Dessa Hamm of Walla Walla, WA; and a grandchild. Services were held at Greenwood Baptist Church. Burial with Masonic rites was at Butlerville Cemetery by W.L. Westbrook Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Wallace
HUNTSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Wallace Williams, 74, died June 16, 2012 at Veterans Healthcare System of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. He was born October 30, 1937 in Harts, WV to Erastus and Ruby Scott Williams. He was the retired owner of Williams Construction, and had also worked for Tune Construction and Jack Burge Construction. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served in Okinawa, the Philippines and Alaska with the Seabees. After retirement, he purchased a farm in Aurora, AR. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Clayton and Lisa Williams of Fayetteville, and Steve and Shannon Williams of Farmington; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Alma and Howard Perryman of Mount Ida, Virginia and John Kopecky of Hot Springs, and Delores and Doug Zweig of Chesterfield, MO; six brothers and three sisters-in-law, David and Michelle Williams of Eureka Springs, Dennis and Jean Williams and Don Williams, all of Aurora, Lawrence Williams of Independence, MO, Gurney and Beverly Williams of Arkoma, OK, and Doug Williams of Hutchinson, KS; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Eva Doody; and four brothers, Kenneth Williams, Ace Ray Williams, McKinley "Kenny" Williams, and Garcia Williams. Interment was at Venus Cemetery under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Rev. Webster H.
JACKSONVILLE, ARKANSAS: Rev. Webster Homer Williams, 73, died February 22, 2004. He was the senior pastor of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, and was former pastor of Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church in Hamburg, AR. He was a retired U.S. Postal Service employee. He retired after 20 years as a Chief Petty Officer with the U.S. Navy, and was also an U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include a sister, Zeluma Campbell, of Little Rock and five grandchildren, ten great- grandchildren. Memorial contrubutions may be made to Landmark Missionary Baptist Church. Services were held at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Jacksonville. Interment was at Center Point Cemetery in Hazen, AR with arrangements by North Little Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Willie B.
MARIANNA, ARKANSAS: Willie B. Williams, 51, died December 8, 1998. He was a mechanic. He is survived by his wife, Michelle Williams of Marianna; seven daughters, Doris Walton, Lela Williams, Mildred Denise Smith, Frances Murray, Kasheena Williams, Andrea Jenill Williams, all of Marianna; and Sellastine Williams of Flint, MI; six sons, Willie B. Williams, Jr. of Flint, Terrance Williams, Brian Williams, Harvey Carlton, Crist Edward, all of Marianna; and Kevin Gladney of Denver; six sisters, Leala Terrell of Peoria, IL, Louise Williams of Dallas, Doris Williams and Loretta Williams, both of Marianna; Lorene Williams of Phoenix, AZ and Evelena Runnels of Dallas; six brothers, Lerory Williams, Jr., Gary Williams, Louis Williams and Lloyd Williams, all of Gary, IN; K.C. Williams of Forrest City and Early Williams of Peoria, IL; his mother, Mrs. Ruby Williams of Marianna; 11 grandchildren and an aunt, Neoma Love of Spencer, OK. Services were held at Walnut Grove M.B. Church. Interment was at Pilgrim Cemetery with arrangements by J.E. Kennedy Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMSON, Bernard
PIGGOTT, ARKANSAS: Bernard Williamson, 82, died October 20, 2003. He is survived by his wife, June Williamson; two daughters, Bernice Threatt of Piggott and Joann Salyards-Hughes of St. Francis; a brother, J.W. Williamson of Pekin, IL; a sister, Marcella Duncan of Bakersfield, CA; 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jess and Florence Hester Williamson; and 13 brothers and sisters. Interment was at New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, AR.

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WILLIAMSON, David D.
SHERWOOD, ARKANSAS: David Donald Williamson, 57, died February 3, 2002. He was an electrician for the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad in Marshalltown, IA for 24 years, later working for Union Pacific Railroad in North Little Rock. He was a Jehovah's Witness. Survivors include his wife, Mary Williamson; a daughter, Brandi Williamson; a son, Brian Williamson; and a sister, Muriel Wilson. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Jacksonville. Cremation arrangements were handled by Roller-Owens Funeral Home.

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WILLIFORD, M.C.
FORREST CITY, ARKANSAS: M.C. "Dumas" Williford, 78, died May 6, 2004. He was born July 12, 1925. Survivors include his daughters, Yvonne Smith of Harvey, IL, and Syliva Walker of Forrest City; 7 grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. Services were held at the chapel of Woodhouse Mortuary with Rev. Theo Walker officiating. Burial was at Shady Grove Cemetery.

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WILLIS, Eula
MONTICELLO, ARKANSAS: Eula Mansfield Willis, 100, died April 12, 2008. She was born December 14, 1907 to the late Nathanel Mansfield and Maude Carmach Mansfield. She attended Northside Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Ellis Willis; two brothers, Robin Mansfield and Delbert Mansfield; and a sister, Crilla Mansfield Jordan. Services were held at Northside Baptist Church. Burial was at Mount Tabor Cemetery under the direction of Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.

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WILLIS, Venitus I.
ALMA, ARKANSAS: Venitus Irene Willis died April 14, 2007. She was a homemaker, and attended the Alma Full Gospel Church. Survivors include two sons, Ray Willis of Roland, OK, and David Willis of Alma; two sisters, Marie Snell of Van Buren, and Wooldine Steward of Fort Smith; two brothers, J.B. Steward and Wallace Steward, both of Van Buren; 8 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Interment was at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren with arrangements by Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home.

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WILLIS, Wilma J.
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Wilma Jean Willis, 72, died February 24, 2005. She was a homemaker, and was a Pentecostal. Survivors include four sons, Forrest Willis of Houston, Tommy Willis of Roland, and Mike Willis and Ronnie Willis, both of Muldrow; three daughters, Lonnah Curry of Mansfield, TX, Sharon Miller of Van Buren, and Pam Hodges of Sallisaw; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gervis Willis. Burial was at Highland Cemetery in Ozark under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.

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WILLYARD, Thomas H.
GILLHAM, ARKANSAS: Thomas Hughes Willyard, 79, died March 21, 2007. He was born April 7, 1927 to Joseph Thomas and Mary Velma Simms Willyard. He retired from the Weyerhaeuser Company. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and Korea. Survivors include a nephew, Al Willyard of Dickinson, TX; and a niece, Era Buck of Houston, TX. Cremation arrangements were handled by Chandler Funeral Home.

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WILMANS, Hildegarde McCuistion
NEWPORT, ARKANSAS: Hildegarde McCuistion Wilmans, 88, died April 8, 2001. She was born January 29, 1913 to the late R.P. and Hildegarde Bailey McCuistion. She attended St. Paul's Episcopal Church. She enjoyed playing duplicate bridge, and was an avid sports fan. Survivors include one daughter, Hildegarde Graham of Tuckerman; two sons, R.D. Wilmans III of Tuckerman and Rex M. Wilmans of Newport; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, R.D. "Dorsey" Wilmans, Jr. Interment was at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Newport with Reverends John Childers and Alan Ford officiating. Arrangements were handled by Jackson's Newport Funeral Home.

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WILMOT, Robert F.
CLINTON, ARKANSAS: Robert Fuller Wilmot, 83, died June 14, 2004. He was born March 24, 1921 to Clarence and Ester Wilmot. He is survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Graveside services were held at Dennard Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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WILMS, Willi
CENTER RIDGE, ARKANSAS: Willi "Bill" Wilms, 91, died on April 3, 2006. Survivors include his daughters, Deborah Tubb of Center Ridge, Prulette Coleman of England, AR, and Yvonne Sherman of Santa Cruz, CA.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and his friends, Henry and Betty Hargis. He was a retired bus driver for the San Francisco mass transit system, and was a master mason. Cremation arrangements were handled by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home. His ashes were interred with those of his late wife, Irene, in Las Vegas, NV.

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WILSON, Earnisteen
MONTROSE, ARKANSAS: Earnisteen Wilson, 87, died September 13, 2008 at Baptist Health Hospital in Little Rock. She was born July 1, 1921 to Frank Grayson and Georgia Ann Griffin. She was a retired nurse's aide, and attended New Providence Missionary Baptist Church. She was a native of Parkdale, AR, and had been a Montrose resident for 60 years. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Vernell Wilson, Sr.; her daughters, Johnnie C. Joplin of Chicago, IL, Earnestine (John) Nelson, Stephanie (Stanley) Smith, and Val (Eugene) Ward, all of Dermott, and Alsenia L. Wilson and Evelyn A. Wilson (Louis), all of Montrose; two sons, Carlton Wilson and Ronald (Sheila) Wilson of Petersburg, VA; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Vernell Wilson, Jr.; her parents; and 25 siblings. Services were held at St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Providence Cemetery with arrangements by Cromwell Funeral Home.

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WILSON, Joe W.
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Joe W. Wilson, 90, died June 4, 1970. He was a retired service station operator. He was a Baptist and a Mason. He is survived by a son, Cecil J. Wilson of Cabot; two daughters, Elizabeth Powers of Jacksonville, and Marjorie Wilson of Oklahoma; two brothers, A.H. and S.W. Wilson, both of Cabot; a sister, Jewell Robinson of Cabot; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Cabot Baptist Church. Burial was at Mount Carmel Cemetery under the direction of Westbrook Funeral Home. Note: His name may be Joseph Walker Wilson.

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WILSON, Ora Belle
CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Ola Belle Wilson, 100, died August 27, 2007. She was a homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her grandsons, S.D. Colvin and Charles D. Colvin, both of Lamar; 4 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Doyle Colvin and Albert Wilson; a son, J.D. Colvin; her parents, Jim and Anna Belle Bradley Reynolds; 2 brothers; and 5 sisters. Burial was at Holman Cemetery in Lamar under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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WILSON, Royce J.
SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Royce James Wilson, 96, died February 19, 2005. He was born December 8, 1908 to John Jesse and Mary Louise Thompson Wilson. He was a painting contractor. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, and served in World War II as a Seabee. He was the husband of Minnie Wooten Simcoe. Survivors include a son, James Royce Wilson and wife Dianne of Siloam Springs; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs with Danny Wilson officiating. Burial was at Rose Lawn Cemetery in Little Rock, AR.

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WILSON, Willie
CHIDESTER, ARKANSAS: Willie C. Wilson, 76, died February 11, 2005. He was born December 18, 1928, a son of Israel and Emily Craff Wilson. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers. Surviving family members include one daughter, Kalimah Shaheed, of Chidester; two sisters, Ruby Fears, of Kansas City, Kansas and Dorothy Brewer, of Chidester; one grandchild and two great grandchildren. Services were held at Good Hope AME Church in Chidester with Rev. Mary Jane Purifoy officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Stamps, AR.

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WIMMER, Jessie Mae
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Jessie Mae Wimmer, 88, died February 12, 2002. She was born January 1, 1914 to Edward Lyman and Effie McHenry. She was a homemaker, and attended the First United Methodist Church. She was a longtime member of P.E.O., and enjoyed reading and traveling. Survivors include three nieces, Mary York, Martha Davis, Carolyn Cramer of Florida; and a goddaughter, Jennifer Maddox. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; three brothers; and a sister. Burial was at Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home.

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WINANS, Chauncey R.
EL DORADO, ARKANSAS: Chauncey Ross Winans, 89, died October 18, 2006. He was born August 18, 1917. He was a retired furnace operator at Columbian Carbon Chemical. He attended College Avenue Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Shelton Winans of El Dorado; a son, Richard Bruce Winans of Austin; two daughters, Barbara Gayle Vaseur and her husband Donald, of Stuttgart, Melanie Susan Collins and her husband Johnnie, of Pryor, Okla.; two granddaughters; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Alford Winans, Sr. and Nora Wooten Winans; two sons, Cid Ray Winans and Donald Shelton Winans; three brothers, Arnold Winans, George Winans Jr., Thomas V. Winans; and two sisters, Eloise Gilmore and Marie Bell. Services were held at Perry's Funeral Chapel in El Dorado with Bro. Dan Williams and Bro. Bill Allen officiating. Burial was at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

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WINBORN, LaVerna
ALMA, ARKANSAS: LaVerna Winborn, 87, died October 21, 2004. She was born January 17, 1917 to William and Emily Basham. She was a former employee of Alma Day Care Center and attended New Heights Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Dwight Winborn of Buena Vista, CO; a daughter, Louise Melton of Springdale; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Monroe Winborn. Services were held at New Heights Baptist Church in Alma. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel of Fort Smith, AR.

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WINBURY, Christine
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Christine Winbury, 80, died July 25, 2005. She attended East Union Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, J.W. Winbury of Little Rock; two daughters and sons-in-law, Katherine and Eugene Webb, of Sheridan and Shirley and Keith Bennett, of Little Rock; two brothers, Ralph and David; two sisters, Gladys and Doris, all of Texarkana; one sister-in-law, Mary Dickson; three grandchildren, Melody, Kristi and Nikki; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Randall Webb. Services were held at East Union Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Salem Cemetery with arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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WINDLE, Bess Ray
SHERIDAN, ARKANSAS: Bess Ray Windle died August 23, 2007. She was a fashion buyer for Pfeifer's in Little Rock and Belk-Jones in Texarkana. She enjoyed traveling. She was a member of the Beech Street Baptist Church in Texarkana, where she was a pre-school director for thirty years. More recently, she attended the First Landmark Baptist Church in Sheridan. Survivors include her sisters-in-law, Eloise Ray and Mary Lockhart; a niece, Darla Jackson and husband, Rabbit, who served as her caregivers; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Ed Osborne and John Windle; her parents, John Joseph and Martha Ray; her brothers, Heber Ray, Orion Ray, Eura Ray, Arla Ray, Colen Ray, John Ray, H.W. Ray; and her sisters, Zola Ray, Dena Ray, Iva Moore, Mildred Porter, and Marie Ray. Services were held at Memorial Gardens Funeral Home in Sheridan with her nephew, Bro. Joseph C. Ray, officiating. Burial was at Philadelphia Cemetery.

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WINDLE, Jeanetta M.
HARRISBURG, ARKANSAS: Jeanetta Mae Windle, 55, died December 16, 2006. She was born May 15, 1951 to Vernal Bennett and Mary Lou McKeller Bennett. She was a former employee of the Addison Shoe Factory and a homemaker. She enjoyed fishing, reading, playing cards and doing puzzles. She attended the House of Prayer in Colt. Survivors include her husband, Wayne Windle; a son, Steven Wayne Windle of Harrisburg; a daughter, LeAnne Privett of Harrisburg; a brother, Tony Bennett of Harrisburg; four sisters, Louise Jones of Harrisburg, Barbara Duncan of Harrisburg, Brenda Earl of Heth and Nellie Sides of Wynne; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Thomas Bennett. Services were held at the chapel of Weston Funeral Service, followed by interment at Farm Hill Cemetery.

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WINDSOR, Earnestine
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Earnestine Windsor, 66, died March 3, 2004. Survivors include three children, Michelle Y. Bryant of North Little Rock, and Debra A. Wilson and Robert L. Wilson, both of Little Rock; four brothers, Herman Warren (Annie) of North Little Rock, and Roosevelt Washington (Erma), William Badgett (Ethel), and Sammie Rose of Little Rock; two sisters, Ruthie Currin (Emmitt) and Brenda Huff (John) of Little Rock; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a close friend, Tony Windsor. Services were held at Greater Macedonia Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by Premier Funeral Home.

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WINE, Rev. George
MONTROSE, ARKANSAS: Rev. George Wine, 92, died December 8, 2004. He was born May 14, 1912 to the late Joe Wine and Patrica Simmons. Among the survivors are his wife, Grace Wine; two sons, James A. Wine of Kansas City, KS, and C.B. Wine of Columbus, MO; three stepsons, Charles Jones of Lake Providence, LA, Michael Jones of Pine Bluff, and Carlos Jones of Jacksonville; a stepdaughter, Brenda Williams of Little Rock; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at No. 2 Portland Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Archie Smith presiding. Burial was at Montrose Community Cemetery with arrangements by Davis Strickland Funeral Home of Dermott, AR.

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WINE, Margaret Barnes
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Margaret Barnes Wine died November 28, 2007. She was born September 9, 1928 to the late Willie and Rebecca Barnes. She is survived by five daughters, Gloria Dean Wilson, Vearlin Cox, Porthia Anita Wine, Pamela Margaret Wine, and Rebecca Lucinda Wine; four sons, Prince "Junior" Wine, Donald Gary Wine, Keith Elton Wine, and Rodney Dwayne Wine; seven sisters; four brothers; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Wine; her parents; a daughter, Jamie Wine; a sister, Mary Sanders; and a granddaughter. Services were held at the Elect Temple Church Of God In Christ in Benton with Rev. Luther Green officiating. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery with arrangements by Christian Way Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.

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WINEMILLER, John C.
HOPE, ARKANSAS: John C. "J.C." Winemiller, 79, died on April 22, 2003. He was born March 3, 1924, a son of John W. and Phoebe Moody Winemiller. He was the retired owner of Winemiller Grocery. He was a former Hope City Board member, and attended Garrett Memorial Baptist Church. Among the survivors are his wife of 54 years, Vonciel Terry Winemiller of Hope; one son, Michael Jay Winemiller and Pat of Rosston; one daughter, Saundra Kay Hargis and Junior of Hope; two brothers, W.L. Winemiller of Washington and C.W. Winemiller of Hope; five sisters, Kay Carpenter of Fergus Falls, Minn., Ola Watkins of Ypsilanti, Mich., Sue Clements of Caraway, Barbara Uselton of Moore, Okla., and Lu Barratiere of Edmond, Okla.; four grandchildren, Wade Hargis and Dana of Hope, Jerod Winemiller of Dallas, Cari Winemiller of Rosston, and Wendy Cavanau and Nick of Benton; and one great-grandson, Drake Hargis of Hope. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Henry Winemiller; and four sisters, Lucille Winemiller, Dean Tumblin, Dovey West and Bonnie Aldrich. Services were held at the Brazzel Oakcrest Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Sayers and Johnny Johnson officiating. Interment was at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Hope. Arrangements were handled by Brazzel Oakcrest Funeral Home of Hope, AR.

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WINFREY, Houston M.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Houston Winfrey died July 7, 1945. He was a World War II casualty. He was born June 29, 1906. Interment was at the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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WING, Bertha
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Bertha Wing, 78, died May 9, 1969. She was born January 19, 1891. She was a Baptist. She was survived by three sons, Clarence Fultz, Robert Fultz, and Alfred Terry; a daughter, Dorothy Wing; two sisters, Annie York and Margie Simpson; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Zion Cemetery by Sisco Funeral Chapel.

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WING, Seneca
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Seneca Wing, a Civil War veteran, died June 2, 1866. Interment was at the Fayetteville National Cemetery.

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WINGFIELD, Thelma
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Thelma Lynn Wingfield, 83, died May 7, 2006. She was a member of Central Baptist Church, a supporter of Friendly Chapel Church of the Nazarene, and was Secretary-Treasurer of the Ladies' Auxiliary Local #656 of Union Pacific Railroad. Survivors include her sons, Dr. Dennis Wingfield and wife Judy, and David Wingfield, all of North Little Rock; a daughter, Jenny Stanfield of North Little Rock; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Austin Leo Wingfield; and her parents, E.D. and Eva Anderson McGowan. Interment was at Edgewood Memorial Gardens under the direction of Roller-Owens Funeral Home.

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WINGATE, Corene
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Corene Wingate, 91, died May 20, 2006. She was a lifelong member of the First Christian Church of Fort Smith. Survivors include three daughters, Susie Flake of Fort Smith, Kay Williams of Kansas City, Mo., and Sarah Hagge of Cabot; 6 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. Services were held at the First Christian Church in Fort Smith. Burial was at the U.S. National Cemetery with arrangements by Fentress Mortuary.

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WINKLER, Dinah
OLMSTEAD, ARKANSAS: Dinah Winkler, 110, died April 6, 1916. She was born in 1806. Interment was at Mount Valley Cemetery.

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WINN, Mary Louise
WEST FORK, ARKANSAS: Mary Louise Winn, 44, died January 24, 1978. She was born November 29, 1933 to Ed and Attie Warren Hessenflow. She worked for Campbell Soup Co. and attended the Free Will Baptist Church in Strickler. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the Moose Lodge. She was survived by her husband, Marvin; a son, Marvin Leo; a daughter, Mary Lou; and a sister, Helen Thrasher. Burial was at Union Star Cemetery by Nelson Funeral Home.

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WINTERLAND, Alma
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Alma E. Winterland, 99, died January 26, 2003. She was born September 21, 1903 to Harry Strader and Rachel Morris Strader. She attended the First United Methodist Church, and belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include her nieces, Gladys Miller of Florida and Marian Kiser of Florida; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Floyd Winterland; a niece; and a nephew. Services were held at Kirby Boaz Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Brooks officiating.

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WIRE, Nehemiah
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Nehemiah Wire, a Civil War soldier, died March 7, 1862. He served with Company D of the 37th Illinois Infantry. Interment was at the Fayetteville National Cemetery.

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WIRGES, Steven K.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Steven K. Wirges, 48, died August 17, 2007. He was a master plumber at B&R Plumbing Company. Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Steven and Jessica Wirges of Jacksonville, and Chris and Tiffany Newman of North Little Rock; 5 grandchildren; his mother, Elsie Wirges of Jacksonville; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Anne Rosa of Little Rock, Charlotte V. and Allen Higgins of Wilson, and Susan A. and Larry Griffin of Jacksonville; his brothers and a sister-in law, Charles L. and Debbie Wirges of Sherwood, and Paul A. Wirges of North Little Rock. He was preceded in death by his father, Joe Wirges, Jr.; and a brother, Joe Wirges IV. Services were held at the chapel of North Little Rock Funeral Home. Interment was at the Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum.

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WISCOUR, James W.
BLUE BALL, ARKANSAS: James Walter "Big Jim" Wiscour, 52, died January 11, 2006. He worked for Tyson Foods in Waldron, and was a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Maxine Wiscour; two daughters, Kristin Wiscour and Racheal Wiscour; a brother, Robert Wiscour; three nephews; two nieces; two great-nephews; and a great-niece. Services were held at Union Hill Freewill Baptist Church. Interment was at Union Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Martin Funeral Home of Waldron, AR.

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WISE, Bessie
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Bessie A. Wise, 95, died July 25, 2000. She was a educator, and was also co-founder of Wise Wholesale Electronics, Inc. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and attended the First Baptist Church of Fort Smith. She is survived by a niece and six nephews. Burial was at Roselawn Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.

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WISE, Hurdis E.
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Hurdis Earl Wise, 79, died March 7, 2005. He was born April 12, 1925 to Howard and Earlie Wise. He served in World War II as a rifleman, scout and platoon sergeant. He helped lead the liberation of the Philippine Islands and was awarded two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star. He wrote a book, Think, Man, Think! about his military experiences. He earned a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Florida, and was a construction engineer and manager for Alcoa both in the U.S. and overseas. He was an outdoorsman, and was of the Methodist faith. Among the survivors are his wife, Virginia Wise; three children, Karen Wise of Potomac, MD, Kathy Ellickson of Springfield, MO, and Douglas Wise of Jacksonville; 5 grandchildren; and a sister, Gwendolyn Myers of Pensacola, FL. He was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth. Interment was at the National Cemetery in North Little Rock with arrangements by Ashby Funeral Home.

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WISEMAN, C.F.
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: C.F. Wiseman died March 31, 1862. He was a Civil War soldier, and served with Company A of the Arkansas First Mounted Rifles. Burial was at the National Cemetery in Fayetteville, AR.

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WISENER, Mary
PRAIRIE COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Mary P. Wisener died September 10, 1875. She was born November 9, 1828. She was the wife of John H. Wisener. Burial was at Mayberry Cemetery.

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WISHON, Jessie Alice
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Jessie Alice Wishon, 72, died January 12, 2007. She was born May 10, 1934 to Raymond Stroud and Cora Adams White Stroud. She was a homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Max Earl Wishon; his children Mike Wishon, Raymond Wishon, Lana Ledbetter, Coleta Paris, Randy Wishon, Melvin Wishon and Tina Wishon, all of Rogers; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two children, Darlene Wishon and Larry Wishon; and a grandchild, Leslie Robinson. Services were held at Benton County Funeral Home in Rogers with Rev. Larry Taylor presiding. Burial was at Ruddick Cemetery.

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WITCHER, Burlin D.
ROGERS, ARKANSAS: Burlin Dean Witcher, 58, died September 28, 2009. He was born July 12, 1951 to Burl H. Witcher and Hazel Rader Brown Witcher. He was self-employed. He is survived by his wife, Dora Martinez Witcher; a son, Burlin Dean Witcher of Fayetteville; a sister, Judy Kay Sandoval; a brother, Leroy Witcher; and a granddaughter. Cremation arrangements were handled by Benton County Funeral Home.

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WITCHER, George W.
BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS: George W. Witcher, 85, died March 26, 1933. He was a Civil War veteran of the 7th Illinois Infantry. Survivors include his sons, Frank Witcher of Morning Star, AR, Roy Witcher of Kansas City, and Gilbert Witcher of Perry, OK. He was preceded in death by his wife. Funeral services and interment were at Perry, OK with arrangements handled by Kerr and Callison Funeral Home.

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WITHEROW, James J.
SHERIDAN, ARKANSAS: James Joseph Witherow, 73, died July 22, 2004. He was born October 26, 1930 to the late Robert Allison Witherow and Mildred Sanders Witherow. He was a retired maintenance supervisor at Memorial Hospital in North Little Rock. He was a member of the National Rifle Association, the Tate Ranch Hunting Club, and enjoyed Razorback sports. He was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife, Leona Phillips Witherow; two sons, Barry Allen Witherow of Center Ridge and Karl William Witherow of Houston, TX; and 8 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, James David Witherow and Andy Lee Witherow; and two brothers, Robert Witherow and William Witherow. Services were held at the chapel of Memorial Gardens Funeral Home with Rev. C.M. Lewallen and Rev. Robert Standley officiating. Burial was at Bethel-North Cemetery near Sheridan, AR.

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WITHERSPOON, Mary Ester
DUMAS, ARKANSAS: Mary Ester Witherspoon, 88, died March 26, 2007. She was born July 8, 1918 to the late Reed Burries and Inez King Burries. She attended Syrene Missionary Baptist Church in Pickens, where she served as a church mother, past church secretary, and a choir member. She is survived by three sons, Rev. Walter Witherspoon, Jr. and James Otis Harrell, both of Dumas, and Rev. Chester Witherspoon of Marion; seven daughters, Dorothy Strain of Monticello, Ella Mae Jordan of McGehee, Louise Blackmon of Kansas City, KS, Gertrude Livingston and Mary Lee Johnson, both of Liberal, KS, Fannie Pugh of Milwaukee, WI, and Jessie Clay of Marion; a brother, Solomon Burries of Los Angeles, CA; 75 grandchildren; 112 great-grandchildren; 40 great-great grandchildren; and 3 great-great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Walter Witherspoon, Sr. Services were held at Bethlehem Worship Center. Burial was at Green Mount Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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WOESTMAN, Ed W.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Ed Woestman, 53, died January 28, 1958. He was survived by his mother, Mrs. Otto Woestman; two sisters; and two brothers. Services were held at St. Boniface Catholic Church, followed by interment at Calvary Cemetery.

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WOFFORD, Arlanders
STUTTGART, ARKANSAS: Arlanders C.D. Wofford died October 12, 2007. He was born October 28, 1939 to the late Allen and Jewell Owens Wofford. He owned Corner Inn Cafe and Wofford's Soul Food. He was also a welder. He worked for a number of companies, including Eddins Sales, R&W Manufacturing, Riceland Foods, Ragland Machine Shop, Harold Enterprises, and Producers Rice Mill. He is survived by wife, Jewell Jeffery Wofford; a son, Reginald Lamar (Kawanda) Wofford; 2 granddaughters; four brothers, Lennon Wofford of Detroit, MI, Thomas (Josephine) Wofford of Stuttgart, and Herbert Wofford and Milton Wofford, both of Little Rock; two sisters, Doris (Willie) Thomas and Debra Martin, both of North Little Rock; three aunts, Vetta Johnson of Waukegan, IL, Mary Middleton of California, and Beatrice Ross of Texarkana, TX; an uncle, Wayne McKinley Wofford of Clarendon; and a host of cousisn, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Anointed House of Prayer in Stuttgart with Rev. Victor Johnson and Rev. Henry Dabner officiating. Arrangements were handled by Richardson Memorial Funeral Home of Stuttgart, AR.

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WOFFORD, Gussie
CASSCOE, ARKANSAS: Gussie Frankie Wofford died April 24, 2009. She was born January 28, 1913 to Samuel Elite Ryans and Catheryn Ferguson Ryans. She retired from Edison Drapery, Inc. She was an expert seamstress, and sold quilts, drapes, and bedding. She was president of Lodge #370 of the Order of the Eastern Star, and was a member of the Arkansas Co-Op Extension Homemakers Club. She is survived by a son; Chivis Snullivan; 6 grandchildren; a sister, Willie Leola (William) Reeves; a sister, Emmalene Turner; 15 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; a special friend, Mary Alice Smith; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Bob" Wofford; two children, Annie and Martin; and a grandson. Services were held at St. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Casscoe. Arrangements were handled by Richardson Memorial Funeral Home.

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WOFFORD, Sarah Woodward
PERRYVILLE, ARKANSAS: Sarah Woodward Wofford, 79, died in March of 1968. She was a Jehovah's Witness. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Wofford. Among the survivors are two sons, Vurl Wofford and V.F. Wofford; a daughter, Christine Wright; 8 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Hope Cemetery with arrangements by Harris Funeral Home.

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WOLF, J.P.
HASKELL, ARKANSAS: James Price ("J.P.") Wolf, 85, died February 4, 2008. He was born June 25, 1922 in Bigelow, AR to the late Harrison and Ethel Wolf. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, and a recipient of the Purple Heart medal. He is survived by his wife, Frances Marie Bridges Wolf; a son, David Willard; a daughter, Bobby Willard Frach Stewart and husband Otis; his sisters, Pauline Lewis, Elanor Smith, and Beulah Lee Moody; 8 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. Burial was at Landmark Cemetery in the East End community of Little Rock with arrangements by Ashby Funeral Home.

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WOLF, Marie
MORRILTON, ARKANSAS: Frances Marie Bridges Willard Wolf, 92, died October 1, 2011. She was born April 7, 1919 in Little Rock, AR to John Marvin and Ellen (Ella) Brown Bridges. She had eleven siblings, six of whom died young. She had been living in Morrilton with her daughter, but was a former longtime resident of Haskell, AR. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Morrilton, and was previously a longtime member of Sharon Baptist Church in Benton. Survivors include her daughter and caretaker, Bobby Modean Willard Frach Stewart of Morrilton; a son, David Arthur Willard of Silverdale, WA; a stepdaughter, Peggy Ann Moser of Las Vegas, NV; 8 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and 2 great- great-granddaughters, She was preceded in death by her husband, James Price Wolf; a son, Robert Clorola "Coley" Willard; her siblings, including Ralph, Terrell, Arthur and Farrell Bridges; and a great-grandson, Adam Sontag. She was formerly married to Ezra B. Willard. Interment was at Landmark Cemetery under the direction of Ashby Funeral Home.

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WOLFE, Vincent Square
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Vincent Square Wolfe, 71, died September 1, 2004. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and worked for Norris Industries for twenty years. Survivors include his wife, Hattie Wolfe; his former wife, Martha S. Wolfe of Houma; eight daughters, Sandra Washington and husband Welton, Margaret Martin and husband Samuel, Karen Miller and husband Calvin, Dedra Jones and husband Leroy, all of Houma, Angela Lorings and husband Michael of Little Rock, Wilda Wolfe of Houma, Myrna Adams and husband John Paul of Oklahoma, and Tanish Wolfe of Houma; three sons, Vincent Wolfe II and wife Bobby Jean of Houma, Guss Riddles of Little Rock, Troy Wolfe and wife Kim, of Anaheim, CA; his father, Square Wolfe, Sr. of Houma; five brothers, Roland Wolfe and wife Cementra, Donald Wolfe, Sr. and wife Emelda, Milton Wolfe, Sr. and wife Elizabeth, Raymond Wolfe, Sr. and wife Brenda, and Bruce Wolfe and wife Cathy, all of Houma; two sisters, Dorothy Saffold and husband William, of Biloxi, MS, and Velma Barquet and husband, Victor of Houma; a sister-in-law, Leanell Wolfe; an uncle, Charles Harris and wife Onedia; an aunt, Otis Moses; 37 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous relatives and friends He was preceded in death by his mother, Sarah Wolfe; his grandparents, Fred and Nonie Harris and Square and Sarah Wolfe; a sister-in-law, Lester Wolfe; and a brother, Roy Wolfe, Sr. Services were held at the Mattie Hicks Chapel, followed by burial at the V.A. Cemetery in Little Rock. Arrangements were handled by Premier Funeral Home of Little Rock, AR.

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WOLFFE, Bobbie Jo
ARKADELPHIA, ARKANSAS: Bobbie Jo Wolffe, 36, passed away July 3, 2005. She was born December 17, 1968 to Winton and Leatrice Roderick White. Survivors include her parents; a brother, Casper White of Pocahontas; one sister, Elizabeth Dunn of Mabelvale; and a grandmother, Geraldine Roderick of Jacksonville. Services were held at Shiloh Baptist Church with Rev. Stan Escalante officiating. Arrangements were handled by Welch Funeral Home.

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WOMACK, Hazel
TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS: Hazel Virginia Womack, 86, passed away July 13, 2002. She was born June 30, 1916. She was a homemaker, and attended the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was the widow of Walter Womack. Among the survivors are five nieces, Sue Edzards of Texarkana, Joan Davis Wagnon of Topeka, Kan., Angela Nichols Smith and Rachel Nichols Young of Houston and Julie Nichols of Las Vegas; three nephews, Andy Nichols, Jeff Nichols and David Poffinbarger of Houston; and a number of great-nieces and great-nephews. Interment was at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Charles Carrell officiating. Arrangements by Texarkana Funeral Home.

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WOMACK, Scott
MARKED TREE, ARKANSAS: Scott Womack, 83, died May 8, 2003. He was a farmer, and a former foreman for the Marked Tree Tribune. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a Mason, and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. He was a Baptist. He is survived by his wife, Rheba Gray Womack; a son, Gary Womack of Heber Springs; a daughter, Melica Sanders of Bartlett, TN; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at the chapel of Murphy Funeral Home with Rev. David Shepard officiating. Burial was at Crittenden Memorial Park.

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WOMACK, Sirvetus, Jr.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Sirvetus "Si" Womack, Jr. of Quitman, AR, passed away March 8, 2001. He was born September 29, 1926 in Murfreesboro, AR. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946, attended Little Rock Junior College and was employed with American Air Lines, Ralston Purina Co., and Coopers Communities at Cherokee Village. He started as a salesman and was elevated to Vice President of Sales. He retired from Fairfield Bay as Director of Public Relations. He was a charter member of Fairfield Bay Rotary Club, former Vice President of the Russellville Jaycees, and a member of the Lions Club. He attended the Greenbrier Church of Christ and was a Sunday School teacher. He was a Razorback fan, volunteering with the Razorback Foundation and Booster Club. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Belle Womack; and a sister and brother-in-law, Benny Sue and Paul Galsendo of Houston, TX. He was preceded in death by his only child, Susan Gail Womack Tunnison. Services were held at Greenbrier Church of Christ with Bob Turner officiating. Burial was at Pinecrest Memorial Park with arrangements by Ruebel Funeral Home.

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WOOD, Charles F., Jr.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Charles Fox Wood, Jr. died January 31, 1974. He was born July 22, 1879. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Burton Wood. Burial was at Forest Park Cemetery.

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WOOD, Lucian E.
RUDY, ARKANSAS: Lucian E. Wood, 90, died January 26, 2007. He had worked as a supervisor at Rim & Bow. He a World War II Navy veteran, and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Edith; a sister, Eva Young of Van Buren; and a brother, Jimmy Wood of Van Buren. Interment was at Salem Cemetery in Cedarville with arrangements by Ocker Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.

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WOOD, Roy
CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Roy Wood, 77, died January 19, 2007. He was a farmer. He was a Korean War veteran, a Baptist, and a member of the VFW. Surviving family member include his sisters, Dorothy Frogue and Willa Taylor, both of Clarksville, Bonnie Taylor of Santa Marie, CA, and Easter Earnest of Harrison; and a brother, Floyd Lawson of Salem, OR. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Wood. Cremation arrangements were handled by Roller-Cox Funeral Home of Clarksville, AR.

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WOOD, Thomas
FULTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Thomas Wood died March 6, 1920. He was born March 28, 1839. He was a Civil War veteran, having served with Company A of the Mississippi Infantry. Burial was at Shiloh Cemetery.

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WOODARD, Edna
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Edna Mae Lee Woodard, 73, died March 13, 2005. She retired from Allen Canning. She was a Baptist. Survivors include two daughters, Martha Vincent of Fort Smith and Ruth Woodard of Van Buren; three sons, James Woodard and Phillip Woodard of Van Buren, and Paul Woodard of Fort Smith; three sisters, Faye Castonguay of Olympia, WA; Cleo Kaylor of Van Buren, and Carolyn Elmore of Hartford; a brother, Gail Ellison of Van Buren; and 7 grandchildren. Services were held at the chapel of Ocker Funeral Home. Burial was at Gill Cemetery.

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WOODEN, Ruben
FORREST CITY, ARKANSAS: Ruben Wooden, 66, died October 27, 2004. He was born November 20, 1937 to Anderson Wooden and Susie Parchman Wooden. Survivors include two daughters, Corzella Wooden of Chicago, Ill., and Eve Wooden of Benton Harbor, Mich.; a son, Ruben Wooden of Joliet, Ill.; three sisters, Delores Cummings of Marianna; Dorothy Hall of Forrest City and Odessa Johnson of Chicago, Ill.; three brothers, Ivory Wooden of Robbin, Ill., George Wooden of Memphis and Anderson Wooden of Forrest City; a grandchild; and a host of other relatives and friends. Services were held at First Baptist Church with Rev. S.W. Baker officiating. Burial was at Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.

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WOODLEY, William H.
BAXTER COUNTY, ARKANSAS: William Herbert Woodley died September 14, 1900. He was born May 5, 1897 to James S. and Julia Woodley. Burial was at Moody Cemetery near Iuka, AR.

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WOODS, Doris Griggs
HAMBURG, ARKANSAS: Doris Griggs Woods, 76, died March 30, 2006. She was a retired night supervisor at Rapid Dye and Molding, and attended Bethlehem Church of Christ Holiness. She is survived by her husband, Larron Woods of Hamburg; six sons, James Tucker and Sammy Wilson and wife Dorothy, all of Pine Bluff; Tommy Walker and wife Mildred and Carson Griggs and wife Barbara, all of Little Rock, Darrell Griggs and wife Tonya of Deltona, FL, Covito Griggs and wife Yolanda of Arlington, TX; three daughters, Helen Nixon and husband Clifford and Agnes Gibbs, all of Dallas, TX, and Regina Griggs of Monticello; a brother, Ben Chandler of Elisnore, CA; 16 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Phillip Walker; her parents, Theophilus Hawkins and Zebbie Walker; and a sister, Louise Ware. Services were held at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Elder Robert Adams, Jr. officiating. Burial was at Johnson Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg, AR.

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WOODY, Rhoda Pearl
ALMA, ARKANSAS: Rhoda Pearl Woody, 103, died April 3, 2007. Survivors include three daughters, Joyce Howell of Richardson, TX, Helen Stevens of Bailey, MS, and Mildred Jordan of Grand Lake, MO; three sons, Keith Woody of Austin, TX, Larry Woody of Norfolk, and Mack Woody of Alma; two brothers, Noel Harvey of Nampa, ID, and Alfred Harvey of Arroyo Grande, CA; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, A.M. Woody. Interment was at Woody Cemetery near Rudy, AR with arrangements by Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home.

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WOOLARD, Edna
JACKSONVILLE, ARKANSAS: Edna Ruth Woolard, 74, died August 3, 2002. She was involved with the Jacksonville Elderly Activities Association. Survivors include two daughters, Evelyn Walker of Jacksonville, and Sherrie McCollester of Destin, FL; two sons, Ronnie and Richard Drouin, both of Nashville, TN; a brother, Billy Wright of Nashville, TN; 4 grandchildren; and her friends. Interment was at Spring Hill Cemetery in Nashville, TN with arrangements by Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home.

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WOOLARD, Elizabeth
TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS: Elizabeth Youngblood Woolard, 87, died January 27, 2007. She was born April 9, 1919. She attended the First United Methodist Church of Texarkana. She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Rev. Nancy Stow of New Boston, TX and Suzanne and Kenneth George of Texarkana, AR; two brothers and a sister-in-law, W.C. and Hazel Youngblood of Texarkana, AR and Louis Youngblood of Burleson, TX; a special niece, Pat Sewell of Mabelvale, AR; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren. She was the widow of Marvin Woolard. Burial was at Harmony Grove Cemetery under the direction of Texarkana Funeral Home.

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WOOLDRIDGE, Danny T.
CAVE CITY, ARKANSAS: Danny Travis Wooldridge, 58, died January 16, 2006. He was born May 31, 1947 to Grover and Ruth Aurora Kerr Wooldridge. He was a farmer, and attended Maxville Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Karen Story Wooldridge; a son, Chad Wooldridge of Cave City; a daughter, Gwen Meeks of Cave City; a stepson, Alex Chandler of Cave City; his mother, Ruth Woolridge of Cave City; three sisters, Carolyn Mobley of St. Louis, Mert Matlock of Cave City, and Becky Riley of Batesville; his nieces and nephews; 4 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Grover "Dattie" Wooldridge; his first wife, Diann Mobley Wooldridge; and a brother, Donald "Sonny" Wooldridge. Services were held at Maxville Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Palestine Cemetery under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home.

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WOOLDRIDGE, Hettie
JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Hettie Wooldridge, 85, died May 9, 2007. She was born January 16, 1922. She was retired from Frolic Footwear, and was a Baptist. She is survived by two sisters-in-law, Gladys Wooldridge and Altie Tate, both of Bono. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleo Wooldridge. Interment was at Pine Log Cemetery in Brookland, AR with Wynndel King officiating. Arrangements were handled by Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Jonesboro, AR.

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WOOLEY, Farrell
WARD, ARKANSAS: Farrell "Ed" Wooley, 80, died November 24, 2005. He was the owner and operator of Jacksonville Motor Rebuilders for 33 years. His motto was "If it's worth doing, it's worth doing right." He is survived by a daughter, Cathy Watts; a daughter-in-law, Andrea Wooley; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Kay Reightler. Interment was at Bayou Meto Cemetery in Jacksonville, AR with arrangements by Thomas Funeral Service.

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WOOLFOLK, Claudian Withers
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Claudian Woolfolk, 78, died December 20, 2004. She was born April 16, 1926 to the late John Withers and Fannie Rowe Withers. She worked as a nurse's aide at Loma Linda Nursing Home, and attended College Heights Church of Christ. She is survived by two sons, Lee Woolfolk of Pine Bluff and Larry Kinard of Minneapolis; two daughters, Beuna Abdelaal and Marva Woolfolk, both of Minneapolis; two brothers, Atrice Withers and Timothy Withers, both of Minneapolis; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Midas Woolfolk. Burial was at Forest Lawn Memorial Garden under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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WOOLSEY, Pryor Eugene
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Pryor Eugene Woolsey, 77, died July 31, 2007. He was born October 16, 1929 to Arnold and Sadie Gould Woolsey. He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran. He was an amateur stock car driver, and enjoyed barbershop quartet music. Survivors include a close friend, Claudia Moore of Lowell; two sons, Pryor Richard Woolsey and wife Suzanne of Lincoln, and Rex Anthony Woolsey and wife Janice of Ohio; two stepsons, Randy Carlton and wife Kim, and Reggie Carlton and wife Gerri, all of Wesley; a daughter, Jean Marie Dirk of Bullhead City, AZ; a stepdaughter, Sheila Moore of Long Beach, CA; a brother, Bill Woolsey of Apple Valley, CA; two sisters, Darlene Laws of Chino, CA, and Marie Turner of Salt Lake City, UT; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ina Woolsey; and two sisters, Geraldine Brockway and Della Carnes. Services were held at Sisco Chapel in Springdale. Burial was at Mount Olive Cemetery.

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WOOLWINE, E.A.
CENTERTON, ARKANSAS: E.A. Woolwine, 91, passed away at the age of 76 on January 21, 1925. He was born December 10, 1833 in Ohio. He is survived by two sons and two daughters, plus several grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife. Services were held at the Centerton Community Church, with burial following at the Centerton Cemetery.

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WOOTEN, Cecil Collins
LEXA, ARKANSAS: Cecil Collins Wooten, 69, died October 8, 2006. He was born March 5, 1937 to Mary Lana Bennett Wooten and the late Lester Collins Wooten. Survivors include his wife, Bessie Mallard Wooten of Lexa; three sons, Mike Wooten and wife Linda, Randy Wooten and wife Sharon, and Danny Wooten and wife Glenda, all of Lexa; his mother, Mary Lana Wooten of Tazwell, TN; two sisters, Mary Joy Mason and husband Clay of Tazwell, TN, and Lana Frazier and husband Wade of Hernando, MS; 14 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; two stepsons, Timmy Black and wife Carol of Lexa, and Mike Black and wife Sabrina of Mississippi; and a stepdaughter, Pam Johnston and husband Randy of West Helena. He was preceded in death by his father, Lester Collins Wooten. Interment was at Central Cemetery in Lexa with arrangements by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home of West Helena, AR.

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WOOTEN, Sallie Sizemore
ELKINS, ARKANSAS: Sallie Wooten, 91, died August 17, 1975. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sizemore. She was of the Baptist faith. She was survived by a son, Auddie Wooten; five brothers, John Sizemore, Jack Sizemore, Elbert Sizemore, Willis Sizemore, and Taylor Sizemore; and four sisters, Mary Gross, Lizzie Smith, Ida Cook, and Martha Duncan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert Wooten. Services were held at Drake's Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Claudie Counts officiating. Interment was at Drake's Creek Cemetery with arrangements by Nelson Funeral Home.

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WORD, Lois M.
MOUNTAINBURG, ARKANSAS: Lois M. Word, 84, died October 17, 2005. She was a retired housekeeper for the Crawford County Hospital, and was a Baptist. Survivors include her husband, George; a daughter, Linda McGuigan of California; two sons, Gregory Word of Van Buren and Ronnie Williams of Muldrow; a sister, Velma Knightingale of Wheatland, CA; and 8 grandchildren. Services were held at the chapel of Ocker Funeral Home. Interment was at the National Cemetery in Fort Smith, AR.

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WORKMAN Mary
ENGLAND, ARKANSAS: Mary Louise Workman, 84, died February 12, 2011. She was born March 30, 1926 in England, AR to Claude Carroll and Ada Thompson Carroll. She had worked for Dr. Willie Harris at the England Hospital, and attended the First Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Richard Lee Workman; a daughter, Beverly Henderson of Wright, AR; a son, David Workman (Mary Sue) of Austin, AR; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sons-in-law, Joel Henderson and Rusty Bredlow. Arrangements were handled by Roller-England Funeral Home.

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WORKMAN, Thomas L.
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Thomas Lee Workman, 94, died March 20, 2005. He was born January 24, 1911. He was a logger, farmer, and rancher. Survivors include five daughters, Mary Orsbun of Van Buren, Donna Hyde of Wichita Falls, TX, Patricia Taylor of Alma, Linda Smith of Shawnee, OK, and Kathy Lecy of Fort Smith; two sons, Thomas Lee Workman, Jr. and Mike Workman, both of Van Buren; six sisters, Leora Jones, Polly Johnson and Olena Harris, all of Van Buren, Bessie Keys of Uniontown, Parthina Campbell of Wewoka, OK, and Gail Dean of Alma; two brothers, Curtis Workman and Bob Workman, both of Natural Dam; 18 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Agnes Workman. Burial was at Hall Cemetery in Natural Dam under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home.

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WORKS, Pilina
STAR CITY, ARKANSAS: Pilina Works, 93, died December 9, 2003. She was born January 29, 1910 to the late Sam Barnett and Silvia Stewart Barnett. She was a homemaker, and attended Shady Grove AME Church in Tarry. She was the widow of Arthur Works. He is survived by a stepson, Elihu Stennis of Kansas City, KS; 2 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Shady Grove AME Church with Rev. Sylvester Redix, Sr. officiating. Burial was at Lincoln Memorial Garden in Varner with arrangements by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.

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WORLEY, Homer L.
HUNTSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Homer Lloyd Worley, 49, died September 27, 1959. He was born September 17, 1910 to Joseph and Grace Graham Worley. He was a World War II veteran. Burial was at Clifty Cemetery with arrangements by Brashears Mortuary.

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WORLEY, Venola
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Venola O. Worley, 73, died February 25, 2004. She was born September 8, 1930 to Leatha and Ervin Ratliff. She and her husband owned and operated the Tall Oaks Mobile Home Park, and she also worked as an executive secretary. She and her husband were active in Masonic activities, and she was a past Worthy Matron of Chapter 277 of the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed folk painting and knitting. Survivors include her mother, Leatha Clark; a son, Michael Worley and wife Anita, a daughter, Yvonne Rich and friend Skip Pence; two granddaughters, Alicia Worley and Rachel Williams; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, M. Michael Worley; and her stepfather, James E. Clark. Burial was at Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery.

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WORNOCK, Calvin F.
VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS: Calvin F. Wornock, 75, died December 23, 2005. He was a truck driver, and a Korean War veteran. He was of the Baptist faith. Among the survivors are his wife Ruby; three daughters, Brenda Shirley of Dothan, AL, Rolanda Seegers of Van Buren and Karen Beatty of Spokane, WA; two sons, Buddy Dempsey of Hogeye and Tommy Jones of Greenwood; three sisters, Delois Osborne of Spiro, Gladys Lewis of Van Buren and Francis Scott of Barling; two brothers, Harold Wornock of Sturgis, KY, and C.W. Jones of Van Buren; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Burial was at the National Cemetery in Fort Smith with arrangements by Ocker Funeral Home.

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WORSHAM, Lyman E.
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Lyman E. Worsham, 79, died August 22, 2006. He owned Central Photo in Benton for over thirty years, and attended Parkview United Methodist Church. He was a member the North Little Rock Elks #1004, Pulaski Heights Masonic Lodge #673, Scimitar Shriners of Little Rock and the Scottish Rite. Survivors include his wife, Mary Cox Worsham; a daughter, Joyce Worsham Sheddy and fianc� Mike Hankins of Knoxville, TN; two granddaughters; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Irvin and Jean Worsham; two brothers, Bill and Lee Worsham; and a sister, Helen Richards. Burial was at Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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WORSHAM, Nettie
COTTON PLANT, ARKANSAS: Nettie Worsham, 87, died February 12, 2001. She is survived by a daughter, Pearlette Caraway of Kansas City, Mo; and by a sister, Estella McKinley of Cotton Plant. Services were held at Holy Tabernacle Church of God in Christ in Cotton Plant with Rev. Grant Greer presiding. Burial was at Ash Grove Cemetery in Cotton Plant, AR, with arrangements by McNeal Funeral Home.

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WORTMAN, C.M.
SNOWBALL, ARKANSAS: Christopher Marion Wortman was born April 23, 1833. He served with the 3rd Arkansas Infantry during the Civil War. He was wounded in service, but survived, living until December 5, 1906. He and his brother, Frank, were members of the Arkansas Peace Society "Chain Gang" that was marched in chains to Marshall (then called Burrowville) and then to Little Rock, where they were given the choice of membership in the Confederate Army or death. They both chose the Army. Chris stayed in, but Frank later deserted and joined the Union. C.M. Wortman is buried at the Snowball Cemetery.

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WORTHEY, Dale
RUDY, ARKANSAS: Dale Worthey, 61, died February 13, 2005. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and had served with the National Guard for 25 years. He was a retired supervisor with Van Buren Pipe Company, and was a Pentecostal. Survivors include his wife, Patricia Worthey; two daughters, Shelia Leonard of Mulberry and Sabrina Walls of Alma; a son, Dwayne Worthey of Alma; three sisters, Sharron Bishop, Carolyn Duvall, and Cathy Hisaw; two brothers, Wintford Worthey and Ronnie Worthey; 9 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren with military honors. Arrangements were handled by Ocker Funeral Home.

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WOZENCRAFT, Edward O.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Edward O. Wozencraft was killed in action during World War II on April 19, 1945. He was born May 27, 1923. Burial was at the National Cemetery in Fort Smith.

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WRATH, Anna M.
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Anna Marie Wrath, 67, died February 20, 2006. She was born February 11, 1939 to Wallace and Eva Haigh Welch. She is survived by two sons, Glen Wrath and David Wrath, both of Fayetteville; three daughters, Barbara Wrath of Aurora, Ill., Nancy Sumpter and Tammy Smith, both of Springdale; and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Wrath. Interment was at Friendship Cemetery in Springdale with arrangements by Sisco Funeral Chapel.

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WREN, Bobby
TRUMANN, ARKANSAS: Bobby Wren, 74, died March 13, 2010. He was born June 30, 1935 to Monroe and Mary Frost Wren. He enjoyed deer hunting. He is survived by his children, Lisa, Shane, Bewana, Clarissa, Tiffany, and Brandon; 10 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Wanda Walton and Joann Ryals. Following cremation, services were held at the First Baptist Church of Trumann.

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WREN, Enzel O.
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Enzel Oscar Wren Jr. passed away March 4, 2005. He was born October 6, 1940 to Oscar Enzel and Valerie Lockard Wren. He was a retired salesman from Tyson Foods. He belonged to First Baptist Church of Springdale. Survivors include two daughters, Michelle Harrell of Forney, Texas, and Valerie Wren of Nashville, Tenn.; a stepson, Erick Schermerhorn of Fayetteville; a sister, JoAnn Nations of Madison, Ga.; and two grandchildren. Services were held at First Baptist Church of Springdale with Rev. Jim Newberry officiating. Cremation arrangements were handled by Memorial Funeral Home.

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WRENN, Helen
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Helen M. Wrenn, 81, died December 7, 2005 in Little Rock. She was born June 5, 1924. She was a former resident of Albuquerque, NM. Survivors include a son, Jack Wrenn of Maumelle; two daughters, Donna Wrenn of Albuquerque, NM, and Sheila Doyle (Dr. John Doyle) of St. Helena, CA; a sister, Sheila Leahey of Ludlow, MA; and 2 grandsons. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel C. Wrenn. Interment was at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery.

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WREYFORD, Leamon K.
HOPE, ARKANSAS: Leamon Kivet Wreyford, 78, died November 30, 2003. He was born March 15, 1925 to Luther and Bessie Wreyford. He was a retired butcher. He was past commander of the VFW in Hope, and was a decorated World War II veteran. He attended Grace Baptist Church. Among the survivors are his wife, Hazel Owen Wreyford; a daughter and son-in-law, Johnnie and Fred Palmer of Shreveport; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kivet Edward and Loise Wreyford and Ronnie and Laura Wreyford, all of Hope; eleven grandchildren; one niece; and one nephew. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeffery Scott Palmer. Services were held at Shiloh Lamartine Cemetery near Waldo. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Stamps, AR.

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WRIGHT, Dotson
SPARKMAN, ARKANSAS: Dotson Wright, 84, passed away May 16, 2003. He was born February 7, 1919 to the late Levi Wright and Pearlie Gibson. He was a retired employee of Ray White Lumber Co., and a member of St. James AME Church at Sparkman. Survivors include four sons, Edward Wright of Morrilton, William and Phillip Wright of Arkadelphia, and Howard Wright of Joliet, IL; three daughters, Betty Martin of Vallejo, CA, and Wilma Wright and Barbara Pigg of Sparkman; 22 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Sparkman with Rev. Thomas Brazil officiating. Burial was at Mount Carmel Cemetery at Sparkman with arrangements by Mitchell Funeral Home.

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WRIGHT, Iris
FOUKE, ARKANSAS: Iris Faye Wright, 77, died March 10, 2009. She was born January 12, 1932. She is survived by two daughters, Anita Jo Cloe and Linnea Urick, both of Texarkana, TX; a daughter-in-law, Terri Wright of Texarkana, AR; 5 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Henry Wright; two sons, Timothy Gene Wright and Joey Wright II; and a grandson, Nathan Phillip Cloe. Cremation arrangements were handled by Smith Funeral Home of Stamps, AR.

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WRIGHT, Richard O.
CARROLL COUNTY, ARKANSAS: Richard Obediah Wright died July 7, 1916. He was born June 16, 1854. He was survived by his wife, Saphronia Wright. He was a Civil War veteran, and served with Rogers' Co. G, Hill's Arkansas Cavalry. Interment was at Moore Cemetery.

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WRIGHT, Samuel J.
BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS: Samuel Jameson Wright, 84, died April 7, 1931. He was a Union Army veteran of the Civil War. He was a native of Iowa and served in an Iowa battery, enlisting at age 17. He came to Bentonville from Buffalo, OK in 1905. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. A.N. Fisher; and a son, Edwin C. Wright of Bentonville. Burial was at the Bentonville City Cemetery.

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WRIGHT, Smead P.
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Smead P. Wright, 91, died March 30, 2009. He was born April 29, 1917 in Camden to the late L.W. Wright and Emma Lucille Starritt Wright. He was a retired superintendent for Arkansas State Forestry Service. He was a World War II veteran, and was stationed in the Aleutian Islands. He attended Second Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and Shela Wright, and Jim and Tammy Wright all of Conway; 4 grandchildren; and a sister, Virginia Wright of Camden. He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura A. Wright; two brothers; and a sister. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery in Camden under the direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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WRIGHT, Violet D.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS: Violet D. Wright, 86, died April 14, 2005. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Morgan Wright, Jr. Interment was at Roselawn Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.

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WRINKLE, Robert L.
ARKADELPHIA, ARKANSAS: Robert L. Wrinkle, 74, died March 11, 2006. He was born November 20, 1931 to Arthur and Mary Estella Carter Wrinkle. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Korean War. He was a Baptist. He was a past Master Mason, and retired from Bell Helicopter. He is survived by his wife, Bitsy Park Wrinkle; a daughter, Linda Kay Boudreaux and husband James of Southlake, TX; a grandson, Jason Jackson of Fort Worth, TX; two brothers, Harold Wrinkle of Sheridan and James "Pete" Wrinkle of Gurdon; and two sisters, Helen Callaway of Hollywood and Nonnie Caldwell of Arkadelphia. Memorial services were held at the Ruggles-Wilcox Chapel with Bro. Larry Newsom presiding.

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WROTEN, Myrline Bryant
FORREST CITY, ARKANSAS: Myrline Bryant Wroten, 76, died November 13, 2001. She was born March 5, 1925 to Charles Monroe Bryant and Effie Bryant. She belonged to the Church of Christ, and was a captain for Civil Air Patrol Arkansas 113. Survivors include her husband, Vester Wroten; two sons, David Morgan of Garland, Texas and Kelley Wroten of West Memphis; two daughters, Mary D. Allen of Roswell, N.M. and Debbie Hempel of Bartlett, Tenn.; a sister, Daisey Massey of Desha; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Services were held at Morgan Funeral Home Chapel, followed by interment at Egner Cemetery.

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WUCHERPFENIG, Eulles Ray
TRUMANN, ARKANSAS: Eulles Ray Wucherpfenig, 78, died May 12, 2007. He was a retired machine operator at Roach Manufacturing, and was a supervisor for the former Singer Company. He was a Baptist. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Wilma Wucherpfenig; two daughters, Ann Daniel and Rhonda Long, both of Trumann; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters; a brother; and his parents, Raymond and Rachel Ainsworth Wucherpfenig. Services were held at the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Ronnie Benson officiating. Burial was at Nettleton Cemetery in Jonesboro, AR.

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WUNDERLICH, Hildegard
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Hildegard Wunderlich, 82, passed away on November 18, 2002. She was born January 5, 1920 in Kubach, Germany to Fred and Rose Rothmann Wickert. She was the widow of Kurt Wunderlich. She was a homemaker, and was active in the Extension Club, the Rod n' Reel Fishing Club, and other organizations. She attended Redeemer Lutheran Church. She is survived by two sons, Kurt Wunderlich, Jr. and wife Judith, and Richard Wunderlich and wife Kathy; and by her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and by her husband. Memorial contributions may be made to the Baxter County Humane Society. Services were held at Redeemer Lutheran Church with Rev. Kenneth Lampe officiating. Burial was at Baxter Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home.

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WURTZ, Esther
POCAHONTAS, ARKANSAS: Esther Catherine Wurtz, 86, died May 31, 2009. She was born November 13, 1922. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Camillus (CJ) Wurtz; two sons, Sid Wurtz of Little Rock, and Ron Wurtz of Pocahontas; two daughters, Camille Myers of Memphis, and Juanita Cofer of Chattanooga; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; two brothers; Vitus Thielemier, and Peter Paul Thielemier, both of Pocahontas; and a sister, Mary Ann Graddy of Clover Bend. Services were held at St. Paul Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Paul Cemetery under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

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WYATT, Olivia
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Olivia May Wyatt, 84, died January 31, 2006. She was born November 30, 1921 to Samuel Drury and Caroline Erwin Brown. She was a retiree of the Arkansas Department of Human Services in Pulaski County. She attended Trinity Parish Episcopal Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Justin Wayne Wyatt; four daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret and Edwin Capps of Springdale, Marie and Gary Landis of Lakeland, FL, Sue and Harold Huskey of Beebe, and Carol and Jon Dean of Fordyce; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Booksh Holliday of Beaumont, TX, and Nita Howland of Frederic, WI; a brother, Carroll Erwin Brown of Maringouin; four sisters-in-law, Nannie Brown, Sadie Brown, Jeanette Brown and Alice Brown of Maringouin; 9 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister; and seven brothers. Burial was at Henderson Cemetery in Pangburn with arrangements by Westbrook Funeral Home of Beebe, AR.

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WYCOFF, Daisy Golden
MARMADUKE, ARKANSAS: Daisy Nell Golden Wycoff, 85, died August 27, 2001. She was born April 30, 1916 to the late Sylvester and Eva Fagan Golden. She was the widow of Lester M. Wycoff. She belonged to the Marmaduke First Baptist Church, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. Among the survivors are two sons and daughters-in-law, L.S. and Lea Wycoff, and Junior Lee and Mary Lee Wycoff, all of Paragould; two brothers, A.D. Golden of West Bloomfield, MI, and Clois Golden of Farmersville, CA; 4 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lester M. Wycoff; and a brother, Arthur Golden. Burial was at Harvey's Chapel Cemetery near Marmaduke with arrangements by Irby Funeral Home.

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WYLIE, Clora A. Wood
MURFREESBORO, ARKANSAS: Clora Alice Wood Wylie, 97, passed away March 15, 2005. Her parents were William Marion and Dolly Stell Wood. She belonged to the First United Methodist Church of Murfreesboro, and to the Murfreesboro Band Boosters. She was also a volunteer for the American Cancer Society. She was the widow of James Wylie. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Carol Wood, Jack Wood and Neil Wood; and by three sisters, Ruby Jordan, Ruth Wright and Rachel Mosley. Survivors include four sons; Jimmy Wood Wylie of Sumter, S.C., William Stephen Wylie of Jacksonville, Ark., Abram Ross Wylie III of Little Rock and Robert David Wylie of Hot Springs, Ark., formerly of Vicksburg; a daughter, Dolly Antonia Johnson of Murfreesboro; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church Building Fund, Pike County Hospital or the American Cancer Society. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Murfreesboro with Keith Dodson and Freeman Henderson presiding. Interment was at Hampton Springs Cemetery near Carthage, AR with arrangements by Latimer Funeral Home.

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WYLIE, Lowman L.
CABOT, ARKANSAS: Lowman L. Wylie, 78, died December 1, 2005. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and was a retired maintenance welder for Vertac in Jacksonville. Among the survivors are his wife, Agnes Brannon Wylie; three sons, Roy Wylie and wife Mary of Cabot, Jerry Wylie and wife Judy of Conway and Jack Wylie and wife Tonnie of Vilonia; one daughter, Theresa Campbell and husband Ronald of Beebe; twelve grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Thelma Roach of Beebe and Doris Roach of Russellville; and one brother, Pete Wylie of Cabot. He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer E. and Florence Turnbow Wylie; and by his sister, Donie Goforth. Services were held at the Christ Worship Center Church in Cabot. Interment was at Mount Carmel Cemetery under the direction of Westbrook Funeral Home of Beebe, AR.

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WYLLIE, William
POCAHONTAS, ARKANSAS: William J. Wyllie, 90, died October 27, 1999 at the V.A. Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, MO. He was born April 10, 1909 in Pocahontas to Patrick and Mary Theresa Geiser Wyllie. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church. He is survived by his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Wyllie; and his parents. Services were held at St. Paul's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Paul's Cemetery with arrangements by McNabb Funeral Home.

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WYMAN, Susan
MARION, ARKANSAS: Susan K. Wyman, 65, died July 19, 2011 in Marion. She was born November 17, 1945 in Memphis, TN to the late Edd K. and Mary Yearly Duncan. She is survived by a friend, Dorothy Miller of Jackson, TN. Interment was at Crittenden Memorial Park under the direction of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

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WYMES, Mable Franklin
FORREST CITY, ARKANSAS; Mable Franklin Wymes, 73, died May 12, 2003. She was born September 29, 1929 to John Franklin, Sr. and Laura Ware Franklin. She attended Mt. Calvary M.B. Church. She is survived by her husband, Rev. John W. Wymes, Sr.; four daughters, Gloria Barton of Palestine, Clara Barton of Forrest City, Marie Moore of Little Rock and Nazrene Grace of Forrest City; two sons, John W. Wymes, Jr. of Forrest City and James Wymes of Little Rock; four sisters, Vernice Williams, Shirley Butler and Melody Duff, all of Forrest City, and Helen Hull of Chicago, IL; two brothers, John Franklin, Jr. of New York and Jack Franklin of Forrest City; 20 grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. Services were held at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church with Rev. Napolian Grace officiating. Burial was at Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.

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WYNN, Effie M. Lawson
RECTOR, ARKANSAS: Effie Mae Lawson Wynn, 90, died June 29, 2001. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by two sons, Clevelan Wynn of Alicia, and Edd Wynn of Machesney Park, IL; three daughters, Melvie Burton of Rector, Echel Baker of Machesney Park, IL, and Velma Doyle of Jonesboro; three brothers, Earvin Lawson and Richard Lawson, both of Walnut Ridge, and J.C. Lawson of Camden, TN; and four sisters, Lavonda Weist of Brookland, Vera Smith of Chouteau, OK, and Virginia Greenslate and Peggy Jones, both of Olive Branch, MS. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tramel Wynn; two sons, Tommy Wynn and Talmadge Wynn; a daughter, Wiladean Wynn; two granddaughters, Tammy Wynn and Diana Bolding; a grandson, Bill Wynn; and a brother, Bernard Lawson. Burial was at Trinity Cemetery near Bono with arrangements by Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro, AR.

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WYNNE, Oneta Loyce
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: Oneta Loyce Wynne, 88, died April 11, 2007. She was born August 10, 1918 to Lewis H. and Gladys Rebecca Thomas Whitmire. She attended the First Baptist Church of Prairie Grove, and was a member of the Prairie Grove Quilting Club. She is survived by four cousins, Wilma Dean Whiteley of Rogers, Frankie Dean Wilson of Fayetteville, Billy Dale Thomas of Farmington, and Bobby Thomas of Prairie Grove. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Wynne. Services were held at the chapel of Luginbuel Funeral Chapel with Ed Powers officiating. Burial was at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Fayetteville, AR.

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WYNNE, Werner R.
HEBER SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Werner Ray Wynne, 71, died April 7, 2003. He was born September 9, 1931 to the late Roger Ervin and Minnie Grant Wynne. He was a plumber, and belonged to the Plumbers and Pipefitters UA Local Union #714. He was a Baptist and a Mason. Survivors include a daughter, Sheila Davis of Lonoke, AR; two brothers, Noel Wynne and Ronnie Wynne, both of Heber Springs, AR; two sisters, Dixie Schoolar of Atlanta, Georgia and Dianne Allen of Heber Springs, AR; and two grandchildren, Austin Wynne Davis and Bradley Christopher Davis; as well as other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy L. Wynne; and two brothers, Donnie Wynne and George Wynne. Services were held in the Olmstead Chapel with Rev. Bennie Foster and Rev. Leon Vandivor officiating. Interment was at Cleburne County Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Olmstead Funeral Home, Inc. of Heber Springs, AR.

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YAGER, Jack L.
MOUNTAINBURG, ARKANSAS: Jack L. Yager, 77, died September 28, 2006. He was a building engineer for the Fort Smith Public Schools, and was an amateur radio operator. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. Survivors include four daughters, Marilyn Morton of Fort Smith, Barbara Sparks of Roland, OK, Rose Reiske and Carol Bradshaw, both of Mountainburg; a son, Jack Yager of Mountainburg; two sisters, Joan Bryan of Chester, and Rosieann Fisher of Fort Smith; 9 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Yager. Interment was at the U.S. National Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements were entrusted to Fentress Mortuary.

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YAKUSHIK, John
HARRISON, ARKANSAS: John Yakushik, 82, died March 16, 2007. He was born September 7, 1924 to the late Steve and Oksenia Marchuk Yakushik. He was a retired furniture salesman, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Lara and Jim Murch; and a granddaughter, all of Tuscon, AZ. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Nick Yakushik. Interment was at the National Cemetery in Fayetteville under the direction of Coffman Funeral Home.

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YANCEY, Friley D.
SHERIDAN, ARKANSAS: Friley D. Yancey, 68, died May 3, 2009. He was born August 6, 1940 to the late Blanche Marie Garrison and Emmett Charles Yancey, and was raised by the late Fred Simpson. He was a retired truck driver for Arkansas Best Freight, and was a retired Teamsters Union member. He attended Meadowview Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Sherry Yancey; a son, John Edward Simmons III and wife Stephanie of Stuttgart; three daughters, Brenda Kay Ward of Star City, Stacia L. and Rachel Yancey of Jacksonville, and Jamie L. Simmons of Stuttgart; three brothers, Truman Yancey of Fayetteville, Wayne Yancey of Irvin, TX, and Freddy and wife Ann Simpson of Turrell; three sisters, Lola Seamrer of Bryant, Estelle Yancey of San Diego, CA, and Suzanne and husband Mike Mixon of East End. He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Edward Yancey. Interment was at Bayou Meto Cemetery near Gillette, AR with arrangements by Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

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YANKER, Mary Louise
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Mary Louise Wullenjohn Yanker, 92, passed away April 14, 2008. She was born July 28, 1915. She attended St. Patrick's Catholic Church. She is survived by a daughter, Sister Mary Dominic, O.P. (formally Judith Ann Yanker) of Elmira, NY; a son, George Yanker (Jan) of Austin, TX; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandsons; and her sisters, Adelia "Dee" Smith of Raytown, MO, and Gladys Tucker of Downey, CA. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Aloysius "Al" Yanker; and five siblings, Hilda Cook, Bud Wullenjohn, Flossie Chandler, Frances Stahl, and Charles Wullenjohn. Services were held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Morrilton, AR.

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YANT, Robert W.
GREENBRIER, ARKANSAS: Robert Wayne Yant, 53, died December 12, 2004. He was born January 12, 1951 to W. H. "Dutch" Yant and Frances Smith Yant. Survivors include his mother and father; a sister, Barbara Faye Johnson; his stepmother, Lucy Lorene Yant; stepbrother, Ray Sturgeon; stepsister, Debbie Foster; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Services were held at the chapel of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Greenbrier. Interment was at Cadron Valley Cemetery.

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YARBROUGH, Bluford S.
ST. JOE, ARKANSAS: Bluford Stanley Yarbrough died August 23, 1976. He was born September 15, 1897 to Robert and Martha Yarbrough. He was survived by his wife, Ella Yarbrough; a daughter, Louella Murray; two sons, J.B. and L.D.; two sisters, Zula McClain and Floy Dillard; and 5 grandchildren. Burial was at Osborn Cemetery under the direction of Holt Funeral Home.

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YATES, Rev. Aaron
ARKADELPHIA, ARKANSAS: Rev. Aaron Yates, 64, died on October 11, 1881. He was born on January 30, 1817. He, like his father, was a Baptist minister. He preached for 25 years at the New Hope Church in Dallas County, Arkansas. He moved to Arkadelphia, where he eventually passed away. Interment was at Rose Hill Cemetery.

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YATES, Eulice A.
COAL HILL, ARKANSAS: Eulice A. Yates, 71, died April 11, 1990 in a vehicle accident. He was a retired farmer and a U.S. Army World War II veteran. Among the survivors are his wife, Jewell Ogden Yates; his mother, Gusta Roberds Yates; two brothers, Lavon and Bill Yates; a sister, Irene Owens; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at the Coal Hill Baptist Church with Revs. Jonathan Payne and Carmon Austin presiding. Interment was at the Coal Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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YATES, Mary
ARKADELPHIA, ARKANSAS: Mary Yates, 67, died in Hope, AR on April 9, 1891. She was the widow of Rev. A. Yates. She was a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her husband and a daughter. Services were conducted with Dr. J.B. Searcy presiding. Interment was at Rose Hill Cemetery.

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YEARRY, Frances L.
NORFORK, ARKANSAS: Frances Lucinda Yearry died November 11, 1902. She was born November 22, 1850. She was survived by her husband, Young Henry Yearry. Burial was at Galatia Cemetery.

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YEDERLINIC, Mario, Sr.
WYNNE, ARKANSAS: Mario Yederlinic, Sr., 86, died June 5, 2009. He was born in Pola, Italy on January 17, 1923 to Carlo and Maria Tankavich Yederlinic. He was the owner of MAY Construction Company in Virginia, and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II. He was a Catholic, and enjoyed flying model airplanes. He is survived by a daughter, Janett Covington of Brunswick, TN; a son, Mario Yederlinic, Jr. of Cape Canaveral, FL; and a sister, Mary Clara Yederlinic of Crystal River, FL. He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Nicholas Yederlinic; and his parents. Arrangements were handled by Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home.

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YELDELL, Betty Jane
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Betty Jane Yeldell, 85, died April 13, 2009. She was born December 7, 1923. She and her husband operated Adrian's Beauty Salon from 1959 to 1999. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by two sons, Adrian Yeldell, Jr. and John David Yeldell, both of Little Rock; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Adrian W. Yeldell, Sr.; a daughter, Vickie Yeldell; and two brothers, Bob Selby and Tom Selby. Interment was at Pinecrest Cemetery under the direction of Griffin-Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Home.

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YENDREK, Andrew J.
DARDANELLE, ARKANSAS: Andrew J. Yendrek died April 7, 1965. He was born October 18, 1894. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War I. Burial was at Brearley Cemetery.

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YIELDING, James H.
WEST MEMPHIS, ARKANSAS: James H. Yielding, 64, died January 26, 2005. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and was a route salesman for Golden Flake. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Mr. Yielding was born on September 30, 1940 and is survived by two daughters; Deanna Yielding of West Memphis, AR and Pamela Kitchens of Proctor, AR; his mother, Laura Mae Morgan of DeValls Bluff, AR; two sisters, Earline Rosenow of Benton, AR and Carolyn White of DeValls, Bluff, AR; two brothers, Richard Yielding of Little Rock, AR and Mark Yielding of DeValls Bluff, AR; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Interment was at Pinecrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Alexander, AR with arrangements by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis, AR.

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YODER, Rachel N.
MAYSVILLE, ARKANSAS: Rachel Nancy Yoder, 64, died April 26, 2007. She was born March 27, 1943 to Abraham Z. Peachey and Katie Peight Peachey. She was a homemaker, and attended the Gentry Mennonite Church. Survivors include her husband, Menno K. Yoder; four sons, Omar Yoder and wife Rochelle of Maysville, Urie Yoder of the home, Daniel Yoder and wife Susan of Gentry, and James Yoder and wife Cynthia of Murray, KY; seven daughters, Salina Wiens of Norwood, MO, Katie Unruh and husband Byron and Gloria Friesen and husband Rawlin, all of McFarlan, NC, and Ruth Ann Yoder, Brittany Yoder, Amber Yoder, and Tamara Yoder, all of the home; 20 grandchildren; her parents; six brothers, Benjamin Peachey and wife Sarah of Ohio, Omar Peachey and wife Hettie and Joseph Peachey and wife Jackie, all of Belleville, PA, Samuel Peachey and wife Hettie of Murray, KY, Elias Peachey and wife Linda and Daniel Peachey and wife Tina, all of Belleville, PA; and three sisters, Mary Kanagy and husband Sam of Belleville, PA, Ella Kanagy and husband David of Rockville, IN, and Annie Kanagy and husband Henry of Rockville, IN. Services were held at the Gentry Mennonite Church. Burial was at the Gentry Mennonite Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home.

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YOHO, Ralph
EUDORA, ARKANSAS: Ralph Rex Yoho, 84, died November 13, 2008 at Chicot Memorial Hospital in Lake Village. He was a retired pipefitter and a World War II Army veteran. He was a member of Ross Van Ness Community Church. He is survived by his wife, Iva Nell Jackson Yoho; three daughters, Brenda Gail David, Barbara Ann Lewis, and Barbara Nell Hammond; two sons, Martin Steven Yoho and Robert Marshall Yoho; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Ross Van Ness Community Church. Interment was at Mount Carmel Cemetery with arrangements by Bishop Funeral Home.

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YOKLEY, Barbara
MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Barbara Helen Yokley, 74, died August 9, 2007. She was born November 19, 1932 to the late John Buren and Bernice Louise Klecot West. She served with the Women's Army Air Corps during World War II. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by a son, Bruce Yokley and wife Cathy of Beebe; a sister, Peggy Thomas and husband Mort of Indianapolis, IN: and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Yokley; and a son, Bryan John Yokley. Interment was at Baxter Memorial Gardens under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

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YORKDALE, Arnold P.
WARREN, ARKANSAS: Arnold Printz Yorkdale, 80, died May 21, 2009. He was born December 11, 1928 to the late Oliver C. Yorkdale and Lillian Printz Yorkdale. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service as a station superintendent, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Vashtie Savage Yorkdale; and a son, Louis Dennis of Warren. Burial with Masonic rites was at Singer Cemetery with arrangements by Frazer's Funeral Home.

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YOST, Stanley H.
STUTTGART, ARKANSAS: Stanley Herman Yost, 76, died April 18, 2007. He was born March 6, 1931 to John B. and Delilia Hepp Yost. He retired from Riceland Foods. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Dickerson Yost; three brothers, Billy Yost of Hasting, NE, Donald G. Yost of Longview, WA, and Howard B. Yost of Grand Island, NE; and a sister, Jane Sowers of Longview, TX. Burial was at Lone Tree Cemetery under the direction of Turpin Funeral Home.

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YOUNG, Jethro
ADONA, ARKANSAS: Jethro Young, 81, died May 25, 1982. He was born on March 12, 1901. He was a Methodist and a retiree of the Rock Island Railroad. Surviving family members include a son, Jim Young; a daughter, Nina Riggs; 12 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Interment was at McGhee Cemetery under the direction of Harris Funeral Home.

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YOUNG, Marjorie Ray
FOREMAN, ARKANSAS: Marjorie Ray Young, 77, died January 1, 2004. She was born March 12, 1926. She attended Foreman First United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was predeceased by her husband, Perry C. "Hap" Young and a son, Donald Ray Young. She is survived by one son, Perry C. Young of Foreman; a daughter, Vicki Young of Seattle; two sisters, Alene Sims of Nashville and Pat Newman of Foreman; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Dollarhide Cemetery with Rev. James Lann officiating. Arrangements were by Madden Funeral Service.

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YOUNG, Nellie M.
DUMAS, ARKANSAS: Nellie Mae Young, 87, died June 2, 2002. She was born on May 23, 1915 in Bonita, LA to the late Linn and Anna Porter. She attended the Union Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Dumas, where she was active in the choir and the usher board. She belonged to Mount Zion Chapter 75, Order of the Eastern Star, and was a member of E.U. Reed Assembly 78, Order of the Golden Circle. Among the survivors are a son, Mose Rack of Milwaukee; two daughters, Glennie Pickett and Doris Macklin, both of Milwaukee; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Union Baptist Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Rack officiating. Burial was at Lincoln Memorial Lawn in Varner, AR under the direction of Brown Funeral Home of Dumas.

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YOUNG, Zina Nail
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Zina Gertrude Nail Young, 92, passed away February 4, 2004. She attended Trinity Lutheran Church of North Little Rock, AR. Survivors include two sisters, Jean Ezzi of North Little Rock and Ruth Gunter of Jacksonville. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial was at Sylvania Cemetery in Cabot with arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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YOW, Dwight
RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS: Dwight Yow, 94, died January 17, 1999. He was the son of the late R.L. and Maggie Susan Roland Yow. He was a retired farmer. He is survived by his daughters, Ruth M. Grace of Lamar, and Audra Lucille Perea of Dover; three sisters, Dora Wells and Hallie Holmes, both of Russellville, and Georgia Brown of Dover; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Hankins Yow. Services were held at the Pleasant Grove Assembly of God Church. Burial was at Rushing Cemetery in Dover with arrangements by Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville, AR.

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ZACHRY, Leroy
MINERAL SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Leroy Zachry, 74, died March 23, 2007. He was the son of the late Robbie Louis and Joerena Wyatt Zachry. He attended the First United Methodist Church in Mineral Springs. He is survived by his wife, Minnie Zachry; two daughters, Deb and husband Tim Turley of Nashville, AR; and Ronda and husband Michael Kwok of Nashville; two sisters, Donnis and husband Hugh Carver of Mineral Springs, and Beverly and husband Bruce Corbell of Ashdown; 5 grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Burial was at Bluff Springs Cemetery with arrangements by Latimer Funeral Home of Nashville, AR.

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ZACHTE, Agnes Geis
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Agnes Eleanor Geis Zachte, 84, passed away January 26, 2000. She was a graduate of the University of South Dakota, and was a social services counselor. She worked extensively with the blind. She attended Our Lady of Holy Souls Catholic Church. She is survived by a sister, Phyllis M. Tolstedt and her husband Grandon of Little Rock, a nephew, Phillip G. Hanson of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and a sister-in-law Mary Geis of David City, Nebraska. A funeral Mass was held with Monsignor Scott L. Marczuk officiating. Arrangements were handled by Ruebel Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Gus Zachte Toy Library at the South Dakota School for the Visually Impaired, 423 17th Avenue S.E., Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401.

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ZADOROZNY, Bonnie Jean
SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS: Bonnie Jean Zadorozny, 80, died February 13, 2005. She was born August 14, 1924 to Melford Cecil and Viola Dickens Johnson. She was a homemaker, and attended the Springdale First Assembly of God Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Zadorozny. Survivors include two sons, Allen Zadorozny of Cedar Vale, KS, Dan Zadorozny of Joliet, Il, two daughters, Beverly Zadorozny of Jackson, TN, Cheryl Reiner of Richmond, TX, two sisters, Bonita Tucker of Parsons, KS, Leila Mae Williams of San Angelo, TX, three brothers, Howard Johnson of Bartlesville, OK, Marvin Johnson of Springfield, MO, Richard Johnson of Baytown, TX, 7 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the chapel of Nelson-Berna Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Fant officiating. Burial was at Ross Cemetery in Neodesha, KS.

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ZAKRZEWSKI, Carl
MARCHE, ARKANSAS: Carl Zakrzewski, 87, died August 12, 2009. He worked for Missouri Pacific Railroad. He was also a television technician for 555 Inc., and worked for Strass Frank Co. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended Draughon's School of Business. He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and the Rosary Solidarity. He enjoyed gardening. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Cecilia Zakrzewski; a son, Charles Zakrzewski of Marche; three brothers, Sylvester Zakrzewski and wife Marie and Louie Zakrzewski and wife Augustine, both of North Little Rock, and Albin Zakrzewski and wife PeeWee of Mayflower. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary Zakrzewski, and a sister, Maggie Seredynski. Aervices were held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Burial was at Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery under the direction of North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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ZAPPE, Herman E.
PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Herman E. Zappe, 91, died August 21, 2003. He was born July 3, 1912 to the late Edward B. and Lucie Height Zappe. He served as a theater projectionist for 55 years in the Pine Bluff area. He attended the First United Methodist Church of Pine Bluff. He is survived by his wife, Vertie. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Orlando; and two sisters, Mae Jones, and Lucille Francis. Services were held at Bellwood Cemetery with Rev. Charles Settle officiating. Arrangements were handled by Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors.

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ZARNOSKI, Sister Mary Jovita
BARLING, ARKANSAS: Sister Mary Jovita Zarnoski died August 24, 2006. She entered the Sisters of Mercy community on September 8, 1932, and made her first vows on March 12, 1935. She held a Bachelor of Arts degree from Our Lady of the Lake College in San Antonio, and underwent additional study at Incarnate Word College, San Antonio, and at St. Louis University. She taught in Arkansas schools for over 30 years, and served as the director of postulants for the regional community in St. Louis during the 1960s. She served at St. Mary's Convent in Little Rock from 1990 to 1997, and then moved to the McAuley Convent and Retirement Residence in Barling. Survivors include a sister, Frances Zarnoski of Barling; and a nephew, John Overton of Sun City, CA. A Mass was held at McAuley Convent in Barling. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Little Rock under the direction of Fentress Mortuary.

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ZAWISLAK, Joseph H.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Joseph Herman Zawislak, 72, died September 27, 2006. He was the son of the late Felix and Helen Micek Zawislak. Survivors include his wife, Patricia Kopacz Zawislak; a sister, Regenia Blakney and husband Horace of El Dorado; and an aunt, Rose Micek Dayer. Services were held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Interment was at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery with arrangements by Roller-Owens Funeral Home.

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ZAWISLAK, Ted S.
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Ted S. Zawislak, 90, died August 2, 2004. He was born December 9, 1913 to the late Peter and Stella Bajorek Zawislak. He was a retired planer for the E.L. Bruce Lumber Company, and attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Conway. He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Raymond and Beata Zawislak, and Albert and Anna Zawislak; 5 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Fredrick Joseph Zawislak. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Fr. Tom Byrne officiating. Interment was at Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery in North Little Rock. Arrangements were handled by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.

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ZEARLEY, Herman J.
BENTON, ARKANSAS: Herman J. Zearley, 67, passed away on June 14, 2005. He was born April 21, 1938. He was a retired correctional sergeant for the Arkansas Department of Correction, and attended Holland Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Betty Zearley; two sons, Michael Zearley and wife Susane of Benton, and Vernon Zearley and wife Beverly of Amarillo, TX; a daughter, Diana Minner and husband Bryce of Benton; two brothers, James Zearley and wife Betty of Redding, CA, and Thurman Zearley and wife Barbara of Visalia, CA; 5 grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Loyd and Ethel May Zearley; and a brother, Leroy Zearley. Services were held at New Rosemont Cemetery with Rev. Kim Hammer and Rev. Jim Harrell officiating. Arrangements were handled by Ashby Funeral Home.

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ZEH, Alyne Phillips
PRAIRIE GROVE, ARKANSAS: Alyne N. Phillips Zeh, 71, died September 15, 2005. She was born July 28, 1934 to Charlie and Bertha White Moppins. She was of the Pentecostal faith. She is survived by three sons, Charles Phillips, Wayne Phillips and Raymond Phillips, all of Fayetteville; four daughters, Leota Phillips of Elkins, Leta Stevens of Prairie Grove, Charlotte Phillips and Winona Rogers, both of Fayetteville; a sister, Nellie Boyd of Huntsville; 22 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Mercy and Grace Cathedral in Springdale. Burial was at Fairview Memorial Gardens under the direction of Beard's Funeral Chapel.

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ZELADA, Rosa
BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS: Rosa Aminta Zelada, 56, died October 14, 2009. She was born March 26, 1953 in El Salvador to Victor M. Zelada and Maria L. Lemus. She worked at Chick-n-Quick, and was a member of Cuidad de Refugio y Restauraci�n. She is survived by her children, Oscar Zelada, Flor Zelada, Maria Zelada, and Amanda Zelada; her father, Victor Zelada; and 11 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Maria Lemus. Burial was at the Rogers Cemetery under the direction of Benton County Funeral Home.

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ZIEHR, Alma A.
ELKINS, ARKANSAS: Alma Anne Ziehr, 92, died April 10, 2007. She was born March 20, 1915 to Arthur Steel Walker and Willie Maude Mann Walker. She was a homemaker, and attended the Elkins Church of Christ and North Street Church of Christ. She is survived by a son, Charles Ziehr of Tahlequah, OK; a daughter, Mary Jane Tannehill of Elkins; two sisters, Murlee Keck of Cisco, TX and Blanche Weise of Coleman, TX; a brother, Gene Walker of Ardmore, OK; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Winfield Ziehr. Burial was at the National Cemetery in Fayetteville with arrangements by Beard's Funeral Chapel.

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ZOCH, Ruth E.
BRYANT, ARKANSAS: Ruth Erlene Zoch, 74, passed away November 22, 2007. She was born February 20, 1933 to the late Richard and Ruth Johnson Tuck. She was affectionately known as "Miss Ruth", and served as a librarian for the Bryant branch of the Saline County Library. She attended the First United Methodist Church in Bryant. She is survived by her husband, Edwin Zoch; two sons, Stuart Zoch of Benton, and Steven Zoch of North Little Rock; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother; and a sister. Interment was at Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home.

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ZULLO, Juanita
CONWAY, ARKANSAS: Juanita Zullo, 36, died May 4, 2003. She was born July 1, 1966, and was the daughter of the late John Gates. She is survived by her husband, Tim Zullo; her mother, Ruby Loggins of Conway; a brother, Tommy Gates of Conway; and a sister, Becky Pelts of Russellville. She was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Walters. Interment was at Cypress Valley Cemetery in Vilonia under the direction of Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home.

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