Miscellaneous Conway County, Arkansas Obituaries

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Darrin Parker
  Michael Darrin Parker, 31, of Brandon, Florida, died Friday, March 23, 2001.
  He was born Oct. 10, 1969, in North Little Rock, Ark., the son of Howard L. Parker and Loretta Marcrum Parker. He was a member of Bell Shoals Baptist Church of Brandon, Florida.
  Other survivors include one sister, Melisa and her husband, Stephen Kimbleton and one nephew, Parker Rex Kimbleton, all of Ashburn, Virginia; his grandmother, Faye Parker of North Little Rock; his uncle and aunt, Virgil and Diane Marcrum of Republic, Missouri; three cousins, Cathy Phelps of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Christy Scott of Denver, Colorado, and Elizabeth Dary of Adrian, Missouri; a very special friend, Candis Killebrew of Brandon, Florida, and a number of close relatives.
  Graveside services were held Monday, April 2, 2001, at Smyers Cemetery with Bro. Jimmy Corder officiating and members of the family participating. Burial arrangements were by Harris Funeral Home of Perryville.

Harold Haygood Sr.
  Harold Thomas “Corkey” Haygood Sr., 69, of Morrilton died Saturday, March 31, 2001.
  He was of the Methodist faith. He received his BSE from Henderson State University and a master’s degree from the University of Arkansas. He was a retired school administrator and former football coach. He was the son of the late Harold Haygood and Mollie Harkins.
  Survivors include his wife, Roberta Haygood; two sons, Harold Thomas Haygood Jr., of Killeen, Texas, and William Robert Haygood of Arkadelphia; one daughter, Holly Balducci of Conway; and nine grandchildren.
  A graveside service was at Forest Hills Cemetery, 11 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Jim McKay officiating. Burial was by Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth. To visit the online guestbook, visit www.legacy.com.

William Franklin
  William L. Franklin, 52, of Minneapolis, Minn., died Monday, March 26, 2001.
  He was a son of the late Walter M. Franklin and Phena D. Huffman Franklin.
  Survivors include one son, Kevin Franklin of Hot Springs; one daughter, Karen Malone of Bigelow; one sister, Kathy Hamilton of Russellville; one brother, Jerry Franklin of Dallas, Texas; and two grandsons.
  No services were planned. The body was cremated.

Margaret Jones
  Margaret Jones, 73, of Riverview community died Wednesday, March 28, 2001.
  She was born in Mabelvale, Dec. 18, 1927, a daughter of Charles and Adena Turley Lemmer. She was retired from The Log Cabin Democrat and was a member of Salem United Methodist Church.
  Survivors include five daughters, Adena Mourot, Rae Walker and Carolyn Windham, all of Oppelo, Margaret Moore of Scott, and Charlotte Cagnetti of Phoenix, Ariz.; one son, Paul D. Jones of Bigelow; two sisters, Mary Barber and Betty Jane Webber, both of Little Rock; one brother, Daniel Lemmer of North Little Rock; 19 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
  Funeral services were 10 a.m. Saturday at Roller McNutt Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Jim McKay. Burial was at Wolf Cemetery in Oppelo.
  Pallbearers were Robert Mourot, Charlie Mourot, Joe Walker, Greg Walker, Jeff Windham, Michael Windham, J.P. Cody, Walter Moore, Dennis Jones, and Robert Jones.

Letha Lemley
  Letha Lemley, 91, of Morrilton died Tuesday, March 27, 2001.
  She was born in Atkins, Aug. 15, 1909, a daughter of Will and Mattie Hamm Lemley. She was a member of Morrilton Downtown Church of Christ.
  There were no immediate survivors.
  Funeral services were Thursday, 2 p.m., at Downtown Church of Christ by Mickey Burleson. Burial was at Atkins Cemetery by Lemley Funeral Service.
  Memorials may be made to Morrilton Downtown Church of Christ.

Valare Lynch
  Valare Penzel Medlock Lynch, age 82, of Morrilton died Tuesday, March 27, 2001.
  She was born Feb. 2, 1919, in Scotland, a daughter of Bob and Luler Thompson Medlock. Mrs. Lynch was the widow of Othel Clint Lynch and was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church.
  Survivors include two sons, Lynde Lynch of Shirley, and Dennie Lynch of Morrilton; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
  Funeral services were 2 p.m. Friday at the Harris Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Robert Williams officiating. Burial was at Pleasant Grove Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.
  Pallbearers were Walter Etheridge, Audie Lynch, Ralph Huett, Danny Story, Danny Bennett, and Robert Summers.

Timothy Freeman
  Timothy Jim Daniel Freeman, 29, of Center Ridge died Saturday, March 31, 2001.
  He was born July 2, 1971, in Morrilton, a son of Edward Freeman and Margaret Boyer Freeman Noakes. Mr. Freeman was a surveyor and inspector for the Highway Department and a member of Grandview Church of Christ.
  Survivors include his mother, Margaret Boyer Noakes of Center Ridge; four brothers, Steve Freeman, Andy Freeman, Randy Freeman, and David Freeman, all of Center Ridge; paternal grandmother, Emogine Freeman of Center Ridge; and maternal grandfather, Lester Boyer of Clinton.
  Funeral services were 2 p.m. Monday at Grandview Church of Christ with Mr. Bruce Bryant officiating. Burial was at Grandview Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.
  Pallbearers were Ed Hart, Jayson Smith, Mike Hendricks, William Bartlett, Mike Lyon, Kevin Poteete, Brian Roberson, Tony Freeman, and Donald McCoy.

W.A. Lemley
  W.A. Lemley, 82, of St. Louis, Mo., died Tuesday, March 20, 2001.
  He was born in Appleton, in 1918, the son of Cora Burks and Elbert (Elb.) Lemley. He was a 1936 graduate of Atkins and was a World War II veteran and a retired real estate agent.
  Survivors include his wife, Betty Norton Lemley; one son, Al Lemley of St. Louis; four daughters, Phillis Lemley Young, and Dr. Shelia Lemley, both of St. Louis, Mary Lou Lemley of San Francisco and Patricia Lemley of Washington, D.C.
  He was buried in the National Cemetery in St. Louis.

Bessie McKown
  Bessie Louise Anderson McKown, 76, of Russellville, formerly of Morrilton, died Thursday, March 29, 2001.
  She was born Feb. 25, 1925, near Cleveland, a daughter of Arthur Anderson and Maggie DuVall Anderson. Mrs. McKown was a retired home health care provider, a member of the Living Church of God, and the widow of Elmer Edward McKown.
  Survivors include three sons, Charles Ray Lee of Oklahoma City, Jimmy McKown and Michael Lynn McKown, both of Russellville; one daughter, Georgia Wallace of Russellville; two sisters, Dessie Hartman of Natchitoches, La., and Mildred Means of Booneville; 10 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.
  Funeral services were 10 a.m. Monday at Harris Chapel with the Rev. Davy Crockett officiating. Burial was a Elmwood Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.
  Pallbearers were Tony Rogers, David Lambert, Robbie McKown, Chris McKown, Tony Lee, and Charlie Lee Jr.

Catherine Nord
  Catherine Nagel Nord, 91, of Dallas, formerly of Morrilton, died Monday, March 26, 2001.
  She was born Nov. 24, 1909, in Bigelow, a daughter of Joseph and Veronica Hess Nagel. Ms. Nord was a retired seamstress and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Altar Society.
  Survivors include two sons, Doug Nord of Dallas, and Harold Nord of Costa Mesa, Calif.; two daughters, Patricia Sutton of Costa Mesa, Calif., and Kathleen Baker of Morrilton; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
  Rosary was 8 p.m. Thursday at the Harris Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Charles Thessing officiating. Burial was at Sacred Heart Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.
  Pallbearers were Ray Hoyt, Ed Hoyt, Chris Riedmueller, and Justin Riedmueller. 

Larnie Allen
  Larnie C. Allen, 72, of Conway died Saturday, March 31, 2001.
  He was born Sept. 14, 1928, in Conway, a son of William and Pearl Thrower Allen. He was a construction worker for Allen’s Concrete. He was an Army veteran and member of Mt. Sinai Church of God in Christ.
  Survivors include two daughters, Delores Allen and DeWanna Allen, both of Detroit; two brothers, Jessie Allen and Ezell Allen, both of Conway; one sister, Essie Bohannon, Tulsa, Okla.; two grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
  Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Mt. Sinai Church of God in Christ by Elder Earnest Sweet III and Elder James Johnson. Burial will be at Ray Cemetery by Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home, Conway.
  Pallbearers will be Jimmy Ray, Bobby Ray, Ben Ray, Lloyd Lasker, Glenn Lewis, and Clarence Lasker.
  Visitation is 2-6 p.m. Thursday at Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home, Conway.

Carmol Stull
  Carmol “Connie” Stull, age 66, of Morrilton, Arkansas, died Monday, April 2, 2001.
  She was born April 6, 1934, in Wichita, Kansas, a daughter of Ned and Julia Adair Smith. Mrs. Stull retired after 20 years at Kroger where she was the deli manager and was a member of Morrilton Christian Center.
  Survivors include her husband, James Keith Stull; daughters, Serena Garner of Morrilton and Staci Stull of Boston, Massachusetts; brother, Sam Smith of Perryville; sisters, Dixie Allphin and Lova Freeman, both of Morrilton, and Rena Cole of Red Bluff, California; and grandson, Cody Garner of Shawnee, Oklahoma.
  Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at the Harris Chapel with the Rev. Larry Miller officiating. Burial will be at Harmony Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.
  The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the funeral home.
  Pallbearers will be Altas Smith, Scott Littlefield, Bill Rust, Bronc Trotter, Barry Cole, Lloyd Bennett, Barry Cole, and Cody Garner.
  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Morrilton Christian Center. 

Faye Beason
  Faye Britt Holcombe Beason of Perryville, formerly of Little Rock, died Saturday, June 2, 2001.
  She was born Sept. 27, 1914, in Nashville to Thomas Benjamin and Bertha Roberts Britt. She was retired from AT&T in Little Rock and was a Methodist.
  Survivors include one son, James T. Holcombe of Mablevale; two daughters, Helen Townsend of Little Rock and Judy Waddle of Bigelow; one brother, Van Britt of Nashville; one sister, Mae Baumgardner of Stockton, Calif.; eight grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. 
  Funeral services were 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bluff Springs Community Church in Howard County with the Rev. James Conn officiating. Burial was in Bluff Springs Cemetery in Howard County by Roller Chenal Funeral Home.

Verne Vance Sr.
  Verne K. Vance Sr., 89, of Perryville died Friday, June 1, 2001.
  He was a retired electrician and a member of IBEW 295.
  Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Vance; one daughter, Verna Dame of Perryville; one son, Ken Vance Jr. of Waco, Texas; two bothers, Knofel Vance of Little Rock and Herman Vance of California, and four granddaughters.
  Graveside services were Monday 2 p.m. at Roselawn Memorial Park with arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home, 1921 Main St., 758-1170. 
  Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 901 N. University, Little Rock, Ark. 72207. 

Dwight Parker
  Dwight Parker, 56, of Morrilton died Thursday, May 24, 2001.
  He was born in Morrilton Feb. 1, 1945.
  Funeral services were 10 a.m. Saturday at Hickory Hill Baptist Church by Gunn Funeral Home.

Mary Huffman
  Mary Lucille Huffman, 53, of Atkins died Thursday, May 17, 2001.
  She was born June 24, 1947, in Jerusalem. She was a member of the Church of Christ and worked at the Atkins Pickle Plant.
  Survivors include her mother, Ollie Lucille Porter Kincannon of Atkins; one daughter, Karen Rutherford of Maumelle; one son, James Huffman of Appleton; one sister Gladys McCracken of Atkins; two brothers, John Kincannon of Sherwood and W.D. Kincannon of Conway, and five grandchildren.
  Graveside service and burial were May 19 at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Jerusalem with Todd Ferguson officiating.
  Memorials may be made to Southern Christian Home, 100 W. Harding, Morrilton, Ark. 72110.

Hank Brewer
  Henry “Hank” Brewer, 65, of Morrilton, died Saturday, June 2, 2001. 
  He was born Jan. 17, 1936, in Truman, a son of Ben Brewer and Lucille Cox Brewer. Mr. Brewer was retired from the United States Air Force and attended Mace-donia Pentecostal Church.
  Survivors include his wife, Shirley Gullett Brewer; one son, Alan Brewer of Ada Valley; two daughters, Sharon Canada of Amarillo, Texas, and Theresa Marshall of Morrilton; one sister, Virginia Smith of West Memphis; six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
  Funeral services were 10 a.m. Tuesday at Harris Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Gullett and the Rev. Mark Ragsdale officiating. Burial was at Ada Valley Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.
  Pallbearers were Anthony Marshall, Timothy Marshall, Roger Weckworth, Bobby Young, Sonny Gullett, and John Canada.

Odell Halbrook
  Odell Halbrook, 96, of Scotland died Sunday, June 3, 2001.
  She was born Nov. 23, 1904, at Chimes. She was a member of Scotland United Methodist Church and the widow of William E. Halbrook.
  Survivors include one stepson, Quincy Halbrook of California; one stepdaughter, Hilda Halbrook of Haines City, Fla.; seven grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.
  Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Scotland United Methodist Church with A.O. Thompson officiating. Burial will be at the Foster Cemetery at Scotland under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville.
  Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
  Pallbearers will be Tommy Thompson, James Lowder, Mike Biggs, Clell Watts, Mike Thompson, and Gary Flory.

Monda Peters
  Monda Maydean Chism Peters, 65, of Hot Springs died Saturday, June 2, 2001.
  She was born June 4, 1935, in Houston, a daughter of Emmett R. Chism and Hollie Camp Chism. She attended Antioch Baptist Church.
  Survivors include two sons, Charles Cossey of Montague, Calif., and Joel Cossey of Glendale; three daughters, Robbie Hamilton of Jessieville, Andrea Hunt of Hot Springs and Melody Cossey of Arcata, Calif.; four brothers, Van, Doug, Sherman, and Gary; three sisters, Brenda, Leta and Dana Sue; 10 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.
  Funeral services were 2 p.m. Tuesday at Harris Chapel with Bro. Jimmy Corder officiating. Burial was at May Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.
  Pallbearers were Jody Camp, J.D. Caldwell, Randy Cossey, Doyle Peoples, Scott Hamilton, and John Hood. 

Wood Wells
  Wood Olan Wells, 88, of Morrilton died Wednesday, May 23, 2001.
  He was born Feb. 5, 1913, in Morrilton, a son of Henry Lankford and Ophelia Harris Wells. He was a member of St. Matthew Baptist Church and the Silver Trowell Lodge of Morrilton. He retired from Crompton Mills and was a carpenter and a farmer. He boxed professionally in Chicago as “Tiger Joe.” Mr. Wells also played baseball for the black league in this area.
  Survivors include his wife, Pauline Emma Lee Ponds Wells; three sons, Carlton Wells of Santa Anna, Calif., Charlie Wells of Kansas City, Kan., and Anthony Wells of Denver; four daughters, Ollie Cole and Paulette Smith, both of Kansas City, Kan., Janette Jones of Center Ridge, and Ophelia Wells of Morrilton; 27 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
  Funeral services were May 29, 1 pm, at St. Matthew No. 2 Missionary Baptist Church by Charlie Wells. Burial was at Odd Fellows Cemetery by Wilson and Jarrett Funeral Home.
  Pallbearers were sons and grandsons. Honorary pallbearers were members of Silver Trowell Lodge.

Hazel Bearden
  Hazel Elouise Van Dalsem Bearden, 83, of Houston, Texas, died May 12, 2001.
  She was born in Perryville Nov. 29, 1917. She was the widow of Horace Hillman Bearden.
  Survivors include one son, Tony Bearden of Houston, Texas.
  Graveside service will be at Friendship Cemetery in Solgohachia Sunday, June 10. Arrangements are by Crowder Funeral Home in Webster, Texas.

Mildred Deaver
  Mildred Marie Deaver, age 86, of Plumerville, died May 31, 2001.
  She was born June 13, 1914, in Plumerville, Arkansas, a daughter of Clarence Lacefield and Dove Wells Jenkins. She was a homemaker and member of Portland Missionary Baptist Church.
  Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Sue Deaver of Plumerville; daughters and sons-in-law, Letha and Dr. Bill Brown of Morrilton, Margaret and Sherman Tiner of Plumerville; sister, Pauline Davis of Cotton Plant, Arkansas; nine grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
  She was preceded in death by her husband, Burl Deaver, and great-grandson Doug Deaver. 
  Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2001, at Portland Missionary Baptist Church with Eld. Lindy Davis, Dr. Bill Brown and Bro. Fritz Heidenreich officiating. Burial was at Plummerville Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.
  Pallbearers were William Burl Deaver, Randy Deaver, Ray Tiner, Burl Dewayne Tiner, Eddie Jackson, Mark Clark, Ben Darter, and Fritz Heidenreich.

Jesse Cooper
  Jesse Dee Cooper, age 67, of Houston, died Thursday, May 31, 2001.
  He was born December 14, 1933, in Houston, Arkansas, a son of Henry and Rebecca Spence Cooper. Mr. Cooper was a Korean Army veteran, retired from Arkansas Kraft and member of Riverview Baptist Church.
  Survivors include his wife, Lois Emerson Cooper; son, Jerry Cooper of Conway; brothers, Johnnie Cooper of Toledo, Ohio, Frank Cooper of Bastrop, Louisiana, Gilbert Cooper of Moody, Texas, Ray Cooper of Rogers, Arkansas, and Lealon Cooper of Houston, Texas; grandson, James Cooper; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Jeanie and Pedro Figueroa, and great-grandchildren, Pedro, Jr. and Alexus.
  Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at Riverview Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Atkinson officiating. Burial was at Thornburg Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.
  Pallbearers were Larry Nelson, Fred Mathews, Ronnie Foster, Tom Allen, Daniel Mitchell, and Shane Cooper.

Marie McGinty
  Marie Yates McGinty, 82, of Morrilton, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001.
  She was born July 21, 1918, in Fort Smith, Arkansas, a daughter of Marion Otto Brewer and Grace McLaren Brewer. Mrs. McGinty was a retired sales clerk of J.C. Penney and was of the Methodist faith.
  Survivors include her son, Bobby Yates of Florida; brother, Thurman Brewer of Dumfries, Virginia; seven grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren, and a special friend, Eddie Harrell of Morrilton.
  Memorial services were 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Plumerville United Methodist Church with Rev. Von D. Mooney officiating. Burial was at Friendship Cemetery.
  Arrangements were by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.
  Memorials may be made to Plumerville United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society.

James Stell
  James Lambert Stell, 53, of Morrilton was taken from us on Thursday morning Aug. 9, 2001. 
  He was born Oct. 5, 1947. He was of the Baptist faith. He worked for the Standard Ice Company and Hixson Lumber for 18 years and the 7-Up plant for seven years. He was last employed by Pinecrest Lumber.
  He was preceded in death by his father, James Lambert Stell.
  Survivors include his mother, Lizzie Stell, of Morrilton; three brothers, Bobby Stell and wife Marcia Stell, Charles Stell and Johnny Stell, all of Morrilton; two nephews, Michael Stell of Atkins and Tyler Stell of Morilton; one niece, Jessica Stell of Atkins; and many more family and friends.
  Funeral services were Saturday, Aug. 11 at Harris Funeral Home where Floyd Stell was the officiator. Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery. 
  Pallbearers were Bill Koonce, Robert Davis, Lud Metzger, Jeff Stobaugh, Randy Beully, and David Stell.

Mildred Flowers
  Mrs. Mildred Pauline Ray Flowers, 83, of Newport died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2001.
  She was the widow of Edmond Flowers.
  Survivors include two sons, Raymond Flowers of LaPorte, Texas, and Ronald Flowers of Newport; two daughters, Martha Williams of Newport and Carolyn Tucker of North Little Rock; one brother, Paul Ray of Newport, one sister, Dorothy Cook of LaPorte, Texas; 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildred and one great-great grandchild.
  Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Southside Baptist Church in Newport. Burial was at Gracelawn Cemetery in Tuckerman by Dillinger Funeral Home.

Elsie Hildesheim
  Elsie M. Hildesheim, 95, of Pine Bluff died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2001.
  She was born March 9, 1906, in Decatur, Ala., a daughter of Presley Hall and Lillie Mae Smith Lyles. She was the widow of James Walter Wilson and Clifton Oney Hilde-sheim. She was a lifelong resident of White Hall where she was a member of the First Baptist Church.
  Survivors include two sons, Clifton Lyles Hildesheim of Perryville and James Ellender Wilson of White Hall; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
  Funeral services were 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of White Hall by Dr. Bob Harper. Burial was at White Hall United Methodist Church Cemetery by Ralph Robinson and Son.
  The family request that memorials be made to First Baptist Church of White Hall, 8203 Dollarway Road, White Hall, Ark. 71602. 

Norma Diehlman
  Norma Evelyn Elliott Diehlman, 85, of Oppelo died Friday, Aug. 10, 2001.
  She was born Oct. 2, 1915, in New Castle, Ind., a daughter of Ford Wood Elliott and Winona Lizar Elliott. Mrs. Diehlman was the widow of Maynard Joseph Diehlman and was a member of Morrilton Baptist Temple.
  Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Houston of Rossville, Ind., and Winona Adams of Oppelo; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.
  Funeral services were 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Harris Chapel with the Rev. Ray Owen officiating. Burial was at Dale Cemetery in Connersville, Ind. Arrangements were by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.

‘Dink’ Hofherr
  Stephen Anton “Dink” Hofherr Jr., 58, of Conway died Monday, Aug. 13, 2001.
  He was born Nov. 1, 1942, in St. Vincent, to Stephen Anton Hofherr Sr. and Mary Zimmerebner Hof-herr. He was a master plumber and owned Hofherr Plumbing. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus, where he was a fourth degree Knight.
  Survivors include his wife, Emogene Moix Hofherr; two sons, Dwayne Hofherr of Conway and Justin Hofherr of the home; three daughters, Chrisy Brazil, Carla Hofherr, and Becky Hofherr, all of Conway; a brother, Anton Hofherr of Cleveland; five sisters, Cecilia Hartman, Mary Jo Baughman, Gertrude Noll, and Rose Sutton, all of St Vincent, and Martha Hanke of Hendersonville, Tenn; and three grandsons.
  Funeral Mass will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. Father Joseph Deniger, CSSp. will be the celebrant.
  A rosary was said Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home, Conway.
  Pallbearers will be Donnie Moix, Danny Joe Kordsmeier, Jim Hartman, Ronnie Hartman, Brian Strack, and Jim Moix.
  Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph Endowment Fund. 

Ruby Ledbetter
  Ruby Mildred Ruff Ledbetter, age 86, of Morrilton, Arkansas, died August 12, 2001.
  She was born October 18, 1914, in Solgohachia, Arkansas, a daughter of Oscar and Dell Adams Miller. Mrs. Ledbetter was the widow of Loyd Ruff and Mack Ledbetter. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and VFW Auxillary.
  Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, L.W. and Jane Ruff of Morrilton and Bobby and Wanda Ruff of Jonesboro; brother and sister-in-law, Burl and Alice Miller of Aurora, Colorado; five grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
  Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 14, at Elmwood Cemetery with the Rev. William Christopher Cooper officiating. Arrangements were by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.
  Pallbearers were Doug Ruff, Jeffrey Ruff, Greg Ruff, Scott Ruff, Justin Ruff, and Jeremy Ruff.
  Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church in Morrilton.

Althea Warren
  Althea Jean Powell Warren, age 68, of Perryville, Arkansas, entered into eternal life on Thursday, August 9, 2001.
  She was born November 11, 1932, in Fort Valley, Virginia, a daughter of the late Kemper Claye Powell and Zola Eugenia Munch.
  Survivors include her husband, Richard Everett Warren Sr. of Perryville; one son, Richard E. Warren Jr. of Perryville; two daughters, Cynthia Dawn Mooneyhan of Newport News, Virginia, and Tammy Lynn Farnam of Perryville; three sisters, Margie P. Lichliter of Fort Valley, Virginia, Margaret Burril and Irma Atkins of Luray, Virginia; one brother, Eugene Powell of Palatine, Illinois; 10 grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.
  She was preceded in death by one daughter, Pamela Sue George; one grandson, Daniel Conrad Warren; two sisters and two brothers.
  She volunteered her services at many activities and was a homemaker in Virginia until the family moved to Arkansas in 1971. She retired from the Perryville School District as a school bus driver and where she also served as a volunteer for many years.
  She was the best momma and granny in the world and will be greatly missed.
  Family visitation night will be Wednesday, August 15, 2001 from 6-8 p.m. at Harris Funeral Home in Morrilton. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. at First Assembly of God Church in Morrilton on Thursday, August 16, 2001 with the Rev. Ronnie Freeman and the Rev. Ronnie Morris officiating.
  Burial will be at Deberrie Cemetery by Harris Funeral Service.
  Pallbearers will be Bob McAllister, Larry Wilson, Don Watts, Ray Morrow, Anthony Gray and Gary Paul Tucker. Honorary pallbearers will be Aaron Matthew Maxey, Jon Michael Warren, William Everett French, Seth Michael Farnam, Christopher Wade Warren, Kemper Clay Farnam, Coel Everett Warren, and Jacob Yancy Farnam.

Patricia Buchanan
  Patricia Eileen Moore Buchanan, 51, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2001.
  She was born Aug. 12, 1949, in Crawford, Miss., a daughter of the late D.H. Moore. Mrs. Buchanan was a member of Perryville United Methodist Church.
  Survivors include her husband, Rev. William Buchanan; one son, Matthew Buchanan of Perryville; one daughter, Elizabeth Buchanan of Perryville; mother, Inez VanDevender Moore of Brooksville, Miss.; two brothers, Dennis Moore of Raleigh, N.C., and Billy Barnes of Pheba, Miss.; and one sister, Barbara Moore of Brooksville, Miss.
  Funeral services were 2 p.m. Thursday at Perryville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Burial was at Hope Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Perryville.
  Pallbearers were Steve Collins, Mike Martin, Palmer Myers, Glen Thompson, Steve Brown, and Ernest Moore.
  Memorials may be made to Perryville United Methodist Church. 

Lois Carte
  Lois Ester Carte, 85, of Jerusalem died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2001.
  She was born Dec. 25, 1915, in Prairie Grove, a daughter of Lewis Nepoleon and Minnie Lee Quinton Hodges. She was a Baptist and the widow of Lester Carte.
  Survivors include one son, Derral Carte of Hattieville; one daughter, Cleta Sommers of Jerusalem; three brothers, Conrad Hodges of Ukiah, Calif., Omer Hodges of Winslow, and G.W. Hodges of Prairie Grove; two sisters, Nola Carte of Prairie Grove, and Olivie Cole of Perkins, Okla.; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and six stepgrandchildren.
  Funeral services were Saturday, 2 p.m., at Luginbuel Chapel in Prairie Grove by Jeff Hart. Burial was at Garrett Creek Cemetery by Luginbuel Funeral Home Inc.

Anna Dold
  Anna Marguerite Thomey Dold, age 99, of Morrilton died Tuesday, August 14, 2001.
  She was born June 22, 1902, in Morrilton, Arkansas, a daughter of George and Emma Thomey. Mrs. Dold was the widow of Joseph A. Dold, and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Altar Society.
  Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
  Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday, August 16, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Charles Thessing officiating. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. Rosary is 6:30 tonight (Wednesday) at the funeral home. Altar Society rosary is 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the funeral home.
  Pallbearers will be Mickey Powell, Carl Talley, Mike Thomey, George Thomey, Frank Hoelzeman, Herb Kordsmeier, and Robert Dale Bryant.
  The family will gather at the home of Harold and Cecilia Thomey.

Edwin Dellis
  Edwin Lee Dellis, 88, of Little Rock died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2001.
  Born July 30, 1913, in Blue Mountain, he was the son of Sybil Holmes Dellis and Oscar Dellis Sr. He graduated from Perry High School and was a veteran of the Korean conflict, where he served in the Navy in Kodiak, Alaska. His career was spent in the freight transportation business where he served as traffic manager for Reynolds Metals, Southwest Freight Lines, Barrett Roofing, and E.T.W.N.C. He served as safety director for CRT Inc. He worked as an Avon representative for 15 years and achieved Presidents Club and Honor Society awards.
  He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of both Albert Pike Lodge and Perry Lodge. He was a past Grand Master of Albert Pike. He was a member of Grade Lodge and served as chairman of the committee hearing trials. Mr. Dellis was a member of Highland Valley United Methodist Church and the Faith Sunday School class.
  Survivors include his wife, Hazel Bethurem Dellis; one daughter, Caroline Howard of Little Rock; one brother, Oscar W. Dellis Jr. of Houston; one sister, Sibyl Rhodes of Harrison; three grandchildren; three stepgranddaughters, and two great-grandchildren.
  A Masonic funeral was 2 p.m. Monday at Griffin Leggett Healey and Roth Chapel. The burial was at the Pinecrest Cemetery.
  Memorials may be made to the Albert Pike Lodge.

Floyd Willcut
  Floyd Willcut, 87, of St. Elizabeth died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2001.
  He was a retired security guard for the Boeing Aircraft Company in Wichita, Kan.
  Survivors include his wife, Imogene Willcut; two sons, Bynum Willcut of Angleton, Texas and Donny Willcut of St. Elizabeth; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
  Funeral services were 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Bob Neal & Sons Funeral Home Chapel with Interment at Wolf Cemetery at Oppelo.
  Arrangements were by Bob Neal & Sons Funeral Homes, Morrilton.

Fredrick Feliciano
  Fredrick Feliciano, 61, of Morrilton died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2001.
  Survivors include his wife, Lois Feliciano; two daughters, Mari Feliciano and Rose Feliciano, both of Morrilton; one sister, four brothers and three grandchildren.
  Graveside service was 11 a.m. Friday at Odd Fellows Cemetery by the Rev. James Hosbach. Burial was by Wilson and Jarrett Funeral Home.

Rachel Davis
  Rachel A. Davis, 92, of Cotton Plant died Friday, Aug. 10, 2001.
  She was born Oct. 27, 1908, in Plumerville, a daughter of Robert Sharp and Dovie Wilder Bane. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, and the Cotton Plant Home Demonstration Club. She was the widow of Thomas Lester Davis.
  Survivors include two sons, Charles Lester Davis of Cotton Plant and Billy A. Davis of Bald Knob; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
  Funeral services were Sunday, 2 p.m. at Cotton Plant First United Methodist Church by the Rev. Tom Rhoades. Burial was at Cotton Plant Cemetery.
  Pallbearers were Rob Davis, Billy Whitley, Greg Spears, Scott Bradley, Bo Cash, and Brent Roth.


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