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Nadene Jones
Nadene Jones, 90, of Green Forest, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Carroll Regional Medical Center in Berryville.
She was born Dec. 15, 1911, in Green Forest, a daughter of Sterling and Lola Stanhope McNeil. 
Mrs. Jones, a lifelong resident of Carroll County, was a homemaker. She was a member of the Green Forest Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband, Hillman Jones; five grandchildren, Rocky Jones of Rogers, Eddie Jones of Calhoun, Ga., Michelle Evans of Green Forest, Eric Jones of Green Forest, and Jay Jones of Rogers; nine great-grandchildren, Collin Jones and Madaline Jones of Rogers, Tommy John Jones, Justin Luke Jones and Landon Paul Jones of Calhoun, Ga., Kaleigh Evans, Kendall Evans and Billy Evans of Green Forest, and Emma Jones of Rogers; a sister, Clara Lee Stone of Green Forest; and a daughter-in-law, Linda Jones Waggoner of Cloudcroft, N.M.
Funeral services were held on Monday, March 4, at the Green Forest Church of Christ, with Bill McFarland and Ronnie Adams officiating. Burial followed in Pickens Cemetery at Green Forest. Pallbearers were Rocky, Eddie, Eric, and Jay Jones, David Evans and James Norris.
Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels at the Carroll County Senior Center in Berryville. 

Eugene Pinkley
Eugene Pinkley, 75, of Shell Knob, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002, at his home.
He was born Aug. 22, 1927, in Berryville, son of Clyde L. and Myrtle J. (Allen) Pinkley.
Mr. Pinkley was a veteran, having served his country with the United States Navy during World War II. He was a sales manager for Gates Rubber Company in Denver, Colo. He was a member of the Brentwood First Christian Church in Springfield, Mo., and a member of the American Legion. 
On July 16, 1948, he married Lea Ella (Patton) Pinkley. She preceded him in death, as did his parents. 
Survivors include two daughters, Pamelia Sue Strait of San Antonio, Texas, and Shirley Kay Short of St. Louis, Mo.; two grandchildren, Michelle Hale of Aransas Pass, Texas, and Jeff Strait of Dallas, Texas; three great-grandchildren, Morgan Lea Hale, Colin Hale, and Stephen Hale, all of Aransas Pass; and his fiancˇe, Mary Steere of Shell Knob.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Oct. 21, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville, with Mr. Ronnie Adams officiating. Interment followed in the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. 

Ruth Jerryne Jones
Ruth Jerryne Jones, 70, of Harrison, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, in Harrison.
She was born Jan. 2, 1932, in Osage, the only child of Thelma Ruth Sisco and Sigsbee Lee Curnutt. 
Mrs. Jones was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Harrison. She was a school teacher, having taught at Dean in Carroll County, and at Alpena. She was a delegate to the 1980 Democratic Convention in New York City.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Claude R. Jones, of the home; a daughter, Claudia Ruth Jones of Harrison; and a son, Claude Jones Jr. of Rapid City, S.D.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. today, Dec. 17, at Hold Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in the Alpena IOOF Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 1100 Bower Ave., Harrison, AR 72601.

Doris May Matlock
Doris May Matlock, 72, of Green Forest, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, in Berryville. 
She was born June 24, 1930, in Salamanca, N.Y., daughter of John and Mary (Winterstein) Hamilton. 
Mrs. Matlock was a bookkeeper. She also worked for Wal-Mart for seven years. She attended the First Assembly of God Church in Green Forest.
In 1946, she married Frank Bennett, who preceded her in death. In 1965, she married James Norman Matlock, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, William John; a brother, Peter John Hamilton; and a sister, Arline Bragg.
She is survived by five sons, Frances Bennett of Indianapolis, Ind., Peter John Bennett of Olean, N.Y., Michael W. Matlock of Green Forest, James M. Matlock of Bergman, and Stephen A. Matlock of Springfield, Mo.; three daughters, Linda Lee Worick of Las Vegas, Nev., Mary Ann Welabor of New Zealand, and Mercedes Annette Bennett of Claridge, N.J.; a brother, John Hamilton of Kissimmee, Fla.; two sisters, Magie Van of Salem, Ark., and Elaine Myers of Killbuck, N.Y.; 16 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the First Assembly of God Church in Green Forest, with Pastor Mark Bryant officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Pickens Cemetery, under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. 

Ben H. Spencer
Ben H. Spencer, 72, of Holiday Island, died Thursday, June 13, 2002, at Washington Regional Hospital in Fayetteville.
He was born Sept. 3, 1929. He is survived by his wife, Janey, of the home; two children; five grandchildren; six great- grandchildren; two brothers; and two sisters. 
Mr. Spencer and his wife moved to Holiday Island from Fort Smith in May of 1995. He retired as a Captain from the U.S. Air Force, having served for 20 years. He became a cattle rancher in Oklahoma and retired the second time before moving to Holiday Island.
Services were held on Monday, June 17, at Dove Circle Baptist Church, where Mr. Spencer served as a deacon. Burial was set for Oakland Cemetery in Poteau, Okla.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund of Dove Circle Baptist Church, 6 Dove Circle, Holiday Island, AR 72631. 

Oscar Rudolf Knab
Oscar Rudolf Knab, 94, of Holiday Island, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, in Eureka Springs.
He was born Feb. 19, 1908, in Milwaukee, Wis., son of August and Priska (Heinrich) Knab. 
Mr. Knab was an architect, working for Sollitt Construction Co. He was a member of the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Eureka Springs. His interests included building telescopes, stargazing, painting, woodcarving and photography.
On Nov. 7, 1942, he married Mary (Hoffman) Knab. They built a Swiss chalet and raised their family in South Bend, Ind. 
He is survived by his wife, Mary Knab; their four children, Priscilla Richardson, Douglas J. Knab, Virginia Knab, and Monica Knab; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and six sisters.
A memorial mass was held at the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Eureka Springs, with the Rev. Thomas Arackal officiating. 

Johnnie Sue Rogers
Johnnie Sue Rogers, 64, of Hiwasse, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at the Gravette Medical Center Hospital.
She was born April 6, 1938, in Hiwasse, daughter of Preston David Banks and Vera Lynn Brown Banks. She was a lifelong resident of the Hiwasse area. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Arkansas. 
On June 9, 1962, in Bentonville, she married Robert T. (Tony) Rogers, who survives her. She is also survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Amy Rogers of Holiday Island; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Ray Hensley of Springfield, Mo.; and two grandchildren, Adam Hensley and Alec Hensley, both of Springfield, Mo.
Graveside funeral services were held on Monday, Oct. 21, at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery west of Hiwasse, with the Rev. Houston Meyers officiating. 
Arrangements were under the direction of Callison-Lough Funeral Service of Gravette. 

Rosemary Hurley
Rosemary Hurley, 81, of Alpena, died Saturday, Dec. 14, at her home. 
She was born April 5, 1921, in Alpena, the only child of Heber Tate and Beulah Plott Tate. When she was 9 years old, she and her parents moved into their newly built home, two houses away from where she was born. She spent the rest of her life calling that house her home. Her love of gardening shone in the large yard she maintained. She provided counsel and inspiration to many young people around Alpena. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Hurley; her parents, Heber and Beulah Tate; and a great-grandchild, Madeleine Baer of Decatur, Ala.
She is survived by five children, Mary Keith (Keesie) Mitchell of Bonita Springs, Fla., John Tate Hurley of Clermont, Fla., Margaret Ann Hurley of the home, Cathy Lynn Oates of Fayetteville, and Terry Elwin Hurley of North Little Rock; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Hurley spent her life as a full-time mother and grandmother. Her jobs outside the home started when she worked at the old canning factory in Alpena, helping to can tomatoes. She ran the "washhouse," the first and, for many years, only laundry in Alpena. She also worked as a long-distance telephone operator in Harrison for Tri-County Telephone Co. She was a cattle farmer, along with her father and her husband, and she continued this occupation after their deaths. One of her farms has been in continuous operation as a beef farm since around 1900, since it originally belonged to her grandfather, George Washington Tate. 
A passionate Democrat, she worked most of her life in support of the Democratic Party, serving to a state level several times. An avid supporter of Alpena, she served several years on the city council.
She served as the secretary of the Alpena Cemetery Association for 28 years, a position she took over after the death of her husband, Keith, who served as postmaster at Alpena for 28 years. Her love of maintaining the cemetery is the reason her children ask that if anyone wishing to make a memorial donation in her honor, please send it to the Alpena Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 67, Alpena, AR 72611.
The family wishes to extend special appreciation to Fern McNinch of Alpena, and to Carroll Regional Medical Center's Home Health and Hospice. 

Harold Dudley Pharis
Harold Dudley Pharis, 80, of Grandview, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, in Berryville. 
He was born Feb. 22, 1922, in Berryville, son of James Irving and Lillie Lee (Rowlett) Pharis.
Mr. Pharis was a veteran, having served his country along with five of his brothers during World War II. As a Private First Class with the 316th QM Bakery Company, U.S. Army, her served in New Guinea, Australia, and in the Philippines. He retired from the Corps of Engineers after 20 years of service. During his career with the Corps, Harold helped complete numerous concrete construction projects on Beaver Lake.
On Dec. 24, 1959, he married Faye (Aery) Pharis, who survives him. He is also survived by his brothers, Everett, Bill, Herbert, and Ed, all of Berryville; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Russell, Kenneth and Vernon; and two sisters, Jewell and Clara Mae.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Billy McCall and the Rev. Wayne McCollough officiating. Interment will follow in the Grandview Cemetery, under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. 

Albert "Archie" Ptasznik
Albert "Archie" Ptasznik, 58, of Eureka Springs, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002, in Berryville. 
He was born Aug. 21, 1944, in St. Louis, Mo., son of Joseph and Flora Rose (Schauer) Ptasznik. 
Mr. Ptasznik was a veteran, having served his country with the United States Marines during the Vietnam War. He was a mechanic for McDonald Mobil in St. Louis for several years. He was an employee for Sam's Club #8125 in Ferguson, Mo., for 10 years, and was most recently employed by the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Berryville. He was a life member of Am Vets Post 88 and Alton Eagles Aries #254 in Alton, Ill.
On March 31, 1973, he married Leonarda (Certa) Ptasznik, who survives him, of the home. He is also survived by his son, Albert S. Ptasznik of the home. He was a brother, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin, and friend to many.
Funeral services were set for 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Eureka Springs, with the Rev. Thomas Arackal officiating, and interment to follow in the VA National Cemetery in Fayetteville, under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. 

Margaret Elizabeth Johnson
Margaret Elizabeth Johnson Cox, 84, of Eureka Springs, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, in Eureka Springs. 
She was born Dec. 1, 1917, in Lawrenceville, Ill., daughter of John Riley and Ruth Mae Potts Johnson. 
Mrs. Cox was a writer, teacher, scholar, mentor, manager, and devoted wife and mother. She was the Editor-in-Chief of the Tyro Newspaper. She received a degree in journalism from San Bernardino Valley Junior College in 1938. 
During the war, she received her pilot's license. She retired from Paine Webber in 1973, where she received her stockbroker's license. 
On Nov. 23, 1945, she married Johnnie L. Cox, who survives her. They had been married 57 years. She is also survived by her three children, Lana Sanders of Grand Terrace, Calif., Chris Cox and wife Jill Jarvis of Kansas City, Mo., and Joan Cox and husband Gary Hurst of Newport Beach, Calif.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were held on Sunday, Dec. 1, at the Grassy Knob Community Center, with Jill Jarvis officiating. 

John W. Clay
John W. Clay, 93, of Golden, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, in Berry County Care Center, Cassville, Mo.
He was born July 11, 1909, in Golden, Mo., son of Walter and Emily Haggard Clay. 
On May 18, 1950, in Arkansas City, Kan., he married Ruby Whitford, who survives him. He is also survived by a son, Jim Moon of Springfield, Mo.; six grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, two sisters, and a daughter.
Mr. Clay was a farmer and a carpenter. He resided in California for a while. He spent a portion of his life in Kansas City, where he met his wife, Ruby. For the last 43 years, he made his home at Golden. 
He was a founder and charter member of Light House Pentecostal Church, Eagle Rock, Mo., where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 28, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. The Rev. Jim Clay and Bro. Jody Ray will conduct the services. Burial will be in Roach Cemetery, Eagle Rock.

Blanche Maye (Swofford) Summers
Blanche Maye (Swofford) Summers, 85, of rural Berryville, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, in Berryville.
She was born Feb. 15, 1917, in Berryville, the daughter of Clarence and Alta (Plumlee) Swofford. She accepted 
Christ as her Saviour at an early age.
Mrs. Summers taught school in several rural schools in Carroll County, and she was a retired homemaker. 
On Aug. 27, 1938, she married Tim Summers, who survives her. She is also survived by three sons, Vernone Summers of Berryville, Loren Summers of Hot Springs, and Tim Summers, Jr., of Bentonville; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; four sisters, Ruby Keeland, Ruth Freeman, Vada Austin, and Evelene Loftin, all of Tulsa, Okla.; and a brother, Archie Swofford of Berryville. 
She was preceded in death by her parents. 
Funeral services were held on Monday, March 25, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville. Interment followed in the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. 
Memorial donations may be made to the Western Arkansas Chapter of Alzheimer's Research, Fort Smith Executive Center, 322 N. Greenwood Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72901.

Viola R. Davis
Viola R. Davis, 85, of Berryville, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, in Berryville. 
She was born June 23, 1917, in Eureka Springs, daughter of Amos and Beulah (Jones) Ratliff. 
Mrs. Davis was a homemaker. She attended the Pleasant Valley Church.
On Jan. 10, 1942, she married Roy Franklin Davis. He preceded her in death, as did her parents; three brothers, Johnny Dowell, Elbert Dowell, and Alford Dowell; three sisters, Effie B. Frazer, Mary Lou Bohannon, and Rose Lee Dowell.
She is survived by her daughter, Geraldine Usrey of Berryville; two grandchildren, Jay Carter Usrey and Jeffery Kent Usrey, both of Berryville; a great-grandchild, Jeffery Usrey; two sisters, Dorothy Birchfield of Eureka Springs, and Marie Birchfield of Oregon; and two brothers, Junior Evans of Berryville, and Delbert Ratliff of California.
Graveside funeral services were held on Friday, Dec. 13, at the Rock Springs Cemetery, with the Rev. Dwayne Generaux officiating. Interment followed, under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. 

Luther Helms
Luther Helms, 68, of Green Forest, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, in Green Forest.
He was born March 11, 1934, in Yuba City, Calif., son of James Luther and Blanche Leota Helms. 
Mr. Helms was a veteran, having served his country with the United States Army. He was a mechanic. 
He is survived by two sisters, Virgilene Kathryn Hamilton of Yuba City, and Glenna Bohannon of Berryville; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Blanche Helms; two brothers, Jay B. Helms and Chauncey Curtis Helms; a sister, Edna Imagene Wheeler; two nephews, Lester Wayne Bohannon and Robert Kenneth Wheeler; a great-nephew, William Brandon McDaniel; and a great-niece, Amanda Jo Bohannon.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Dec. 17, at the First United Methodist Church in Green Forest, with the Rev. David Hanshaw officiating.

Olnia William Yingst
Olnia William Yingst, 86, of Buhl, Idaho, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at Magic Valley Regional Medical Center in Twin Falls, Idaho. 
He was born Sept. 27, 1916, at Truth, Ark., son of Logan A. and Flora Yingst. 
Mr. Yingst attended school in Kingston. At the age of 18, he started work for the Union Pacific Railroad and headed west. He returned to Arkansas and married his hometown sweetheart, Imogene Allred, on Oct. 9, 1937. They were married for 65 years. In 1941, they moved to the Buhl - Castleford area. 
Mr. Yingst served in the U.S. Army during World War II, 1945-46. He returned to Buhl and worked at Shields for 14 years. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1980 after 20 years of service.
Survivors include his wife, Imogene Yingst of Buhl; three children, Nadine Yingst of Boise, Shirley Somerville and husband Dallas of St. Helens, Ore., and Max Yingst and wife Jan of Twin Falls; five grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; two brothers, Freeman Yingst of Buhl, and Clarence Yingst of Twin Falls; and a sister, Irene McRoberts of Buhl.
Funeral services were held on Friday, Dec. 6, at the Church of the Nazarene in Buhl. Interment followed at the West End Cemetery, Buhl. 
Memorial donations may be made to the Buhl Church of the Nazarene.

Daisy Faye Napier 
DAISY FAYE NAPIER, daughter of William Frederick and Clara Clifton Garrison, was born Oct. 25, 1932, in Nauva, Mo. She died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, in Glenwood Healthcare in Seymour, Mo. at the age of 71.
On Sept. 22, 1952, she was united in marriage to Olin Elvin Napier, and to this union two daughters and one son were born. 
Daisy is survived by her husband of 51 years, O.E., of the home; a son, Clarence Napier, of Mansfield, Mo.; two daughters, Connie Pogue and her husband Jimmy, of Seymour, Mo., and Jody Ward of Springfield, Mo.; six grandchildren; a great-grandson; three brothers, Donnie Garrison, of Maine, Doyle Garrison of Blue Springs, Mo., and David Garrison of Kansas City, Mo.; a sister, Dolly Bunch, of Berryville; a number of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Daisy was raised in the Carlene, Mo. area and then made her home in Aurora and Purdy prior to moving to Mansfield about 28 years ago. She was employed in the quality control department of the H.D. Lee factory in Seymour. 
 
John Arthur Socin
JOHN ARTHUR SOCIN, 82, of Holiday Island, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2003, in the Eureka Springs Hospital. He was born June 21, 1921, in Muncie, Ind., the son of Roy and Ada (Harshman) Socin.
Mr. Socin served in the air force during World War II, serving overseas in the China-Burma theater. He was a graduate of Ball State University with Bachelor and Masters degrees. He spent 11 years as school band director in Ohio and Indiana and taught upper elementary grades in Munster, Ind. until his retirement in 1976. He married Eleanor (Cecil) on Aug. 14, 1948, who survives him. He is also survived by two sons, Eric A. Socin of Highland, Ind. and Jerome R. Socin of Arlington, Tex., one daughter, Carmen A. Peterson of Highland, Ind., three grandchildren, Michael John Socin, Dana and Neal Peterson
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge # 386 in Eureka Springs, the First Methodist Church in Eureka Springs, the Ozarks Chorale, Holiday Island Singers, and past president of the Holiday Island Homeowners Association. He served 10 years as a volunteer fireman and was active in the Holiday Island Men's Golf Association.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements were made by Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Eureka Springs. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral. com.

Ronald Franklin Duncan
Ronald Franklin Duncan, 41, of Berryville, died Friday, March 22, 2003, at his home.
He was born Aug. 21, 1961, in Panama City, Panama, son of Clifton LeeRoy and Ruby Mae (Clark) Duncan.
Mr. Duncan was a disabled veteran, having served his country in the U.S. Army with the 1st and 142nd Field Artillery Brigade during Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
He was of the Baptist faith. He was a supervisor with an office equipment production.
On July 27, 1979, he married Kathy (Turner) Duncan, who survives him, of the home. He is also survived by three sons, Ronald Jason Duncan, Michael Alan Duncan, and Brian Scott Duncan, all of Berryville; his father, Clifton LeeRoy, and his stepmother, Jeneanne, of Berryville; a brother, Martin Leroy Duncan of Berryville; a sister, Debra Ann and husband Sonny Brandt of Berryville; his grandmother, Allie Mae (Walker) Duncan of Berryville; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruby Mae (Clark) Duncan; his paternal grandfather, Ira Clark Duncan; and his maternal grandparents, Walter Forest Franklin and Lillie Bell (Davis) Clark.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 26, at the Gobbler Church near Rudd, with the Rev. Freddy Blevins officiating. Interment will follow, under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service.

Adele Raishel Speltz
Adele Raishel Speltz, 84, of Eureka Springs, died Monday, March 17, 2003.
She was born May 26, 1918, in Memphis, Tenn., daughter of Matt and Annie (Fabacar) Raishel.
Mrs. Speltz was a devout Roman Catholic, attending daily mass for the past several years. She was active in the National Council of Catholic Women, and she was a Eucharistic Minister and a volunteer in her church's gift shop. She was a member of the Hospital Guild, the Hollow Garden Club, the Mountain Echoes Club, the Emblem Club, and the Eureka! Quilters. She enjoyed sewing, handicrafts, quilting, and line- and square-dancing.
She and her husband, Nicholas Peter Speltz, retired to Eureka Springs in 1970. He preceded her in death, as did her parents.
She is survived by her son, Charles Speltz and wife Roberta of Denver, Colo.; two daughters, Susan Feltus and husband David of Hopkinton, N.H., and Sheila Speltz of Lawrenceville, Ga.; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and her sister, Ann James of Mountain Home.
Memorial Mass will be said at 11 a.m. on April 11, at St. Elizabeth Parish Hall, by the Rev. Thomas Arackal. Cremation arrangements were by Nelson Funeral Service.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Wilma F. Williams
Wilma F. Williams, 87, of Berryville, died Tuesday, March 18, 2003, in Berryville.
She was born Jan. 30, 1916, in Waka, Texas, daughter of Austin Pearl and Ernestine (Woodhouse) Coleman. She was a graduate of Waka High School.
She married George A. Pope, who preceded her in death. She resided in San Isabel, Colo., for several years. In 1962, she moved to Tucson, Ariz., and was employed by the University of Arizona. In 1972, she married Ola Williams. She moved to Berryville in 1976.
She is survived by two nieces, Cheryl A. Weintraub of Midwest City, Okla., and Dr. Ann Hohmann of Skaggsville, Md.; two nephews, Michael R. Gibson of El Paso, Texas, and Dr. John W. Hohmann of Phoenix, Ariz.; her sister-in-law, Pauline Cook Hohmann of Tucson; and three great-nephews, Jason Weintraub of Tulsa, Okla., Daniel Weintraub of Dallas, Texas, and Paul Gibson of Captain Cook, Hawaii.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, George A. Pope; her second husband, Ola Ernest Williams; her parents, Austin and Ernestine Coleman; three brothers, Dr. George W. Hohmann, Melvin F. Coleman, and A.W. (Johnny) Coleman; and a sister, Mabel L. Gibson.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 22, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel, with Bro. Ray Edwards officiating. Interment followed in the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service.

Geneva Bareika
GENEVA BAREIKA, 79, of Holiday Island, died May 18, 2003, at her home.
The daughter of Downey and Florence Watson Chaney, she was born Dec. 2, 1934, in Roswell, N.M. She was preceded in death by one son, Joseph Bareika; two sisters, Geraldine and Christine; and her husband, Felix Bareika.
She is survived by her children, Nancy Pasquali, of Kenosha, Wisc., and Robert Bareika, of Kenosa, Wisc.; two grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

William Robert "Bob" Lynch
WILLIAM ROBERT "BOB" LYNCH, a resident of Berryville, Arkansas since 1948, was born February 6, 1927 near Clifty, Arkansas a son Isaac Thurman and Gladys Beryl (Potts) Lynch. He died on Wednesday, May 21, 2003 in Berryville at the age of 76.
Bob enjoyed music and played with various bands in the area and had three bands of his own, including the Kings River Playboys, the Carroll County Accident and the Boston Mountain Playboys. Until his retirement he was employed by Carroll Electric as a purchasing agent. He was of the Baptist faith and attended Southern Heights Baptist Church.
On October 2, 1948 he was united in marriage with Dorothy (Hadley) Lynch who survives him. He is also survived by his five children, Peggy and her husband Jerry Hermann of Diamond, Missouri, Jerry Lynch of Ft. Collins, Colorado, Eric and his wife Cathy Lynch of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, Susan and her husband, Fred Paine of Berryville, and Chris Lynch of Fayetteville, Arkansas; his sister, Iva and her husband, Tom Wheeler of Garfield, Arkansas; two brothers, Doyle and his wife Barbara Lynch of Berryville amd Jack and his wife Melinda Lynch of Springdale, Arkansas; his sister-in-law, Mrs. Jackie Lynch of Pea Ridge, Arkansas; sixteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, James Buford "J.B." Lynch and a granddaughter, Margaret Helene Dunn.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 24, 2003 at the Clifty Church in Clifty, Arkansas with Rev. Dean Smith and Rev. Dwayne Land officiating. Interment followed in the Clifty Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation.


 
 


 
 
 
 

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