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Canups, Joyce
Joyce Hanks Canups, 73, of Byhalia, Miss., died Friday, Nov. 7, 1997.
She was a member of the Byhalia Order of the Eastern Star No. 396, the Southaven Moose Lodge and the Square Dance Club.
Survivors include two daughters, DuLois Lee McAfee of Kitty Hawk, N.C., and Linda Lee Sutton of Byhalia; a stepdaughter, Marilyn Joyce Herring of Olive Branch, Miss.; two sisters, Merle King of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Lois Long of Morrilton; two brothers, Dale Hanks of Richmond, Va., and Herbert Hanks of Flagstaff, Ariz.; six grandsons; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Canups.
The funeral began at noon on Monday at Forest Hill South Funeral Home. Burial was in Forest Hill South Cemetery.

Collins, Peggy
MARION, Ind. - Florence Peggy Hurley Collins, 82, of Evening Shade, formerly of Marion, Ind., died Thursday, Nov. 6, 1997, in a Kokomo, Ind., hospital.
Born Feb. 2, 1915, at Santa Fe, Ind., she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ode Hurley. She received her bachelor's degree from Marion College and her master's degree from Ball State University and taught school at Northgrove School in Indiana and Washington Elementary School in Marion, retiring in 1965 and moving to Evening Shade. She was a member of Marion Moose Lodge and the Indiana Teachers' Retirement Association. Her hobbies included fishing.
Survivors include her husband, Walter Collins; a son, Ronald Collins of Marion; three daughters, Patricia Deeter, Sondra Robb and Rebecca Johnson, all of Marion; a brother, Marion Hurley of Amboy, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The funeral began at 11 a.m. Monday at the Owen-Weilert-Duncan Funeral Home of Marion with the Rev. Garland Morrison officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in Gas City, Ind.

Hubbs, Clifford E.
JONESBORO - Clifford Eugene Hubbs, 55, of Jonesboro died Friday, Nov. 7, 1997, in a Jonesboro hospital.
He was born in Little Rock and had lived in Fayetteville before moving to Jonesboro in 1990. A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, he was a Federal Aviation Administration Flight Service specialist supervisor for the Jonesboro FAA Flight Service Station. He was a veteran of U.S. Navy and a member of the Forest Home Church of the Nazarene and Gideons International.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Hubbs; a son, Daniel Hubbs of Jonesboro; a daughter, Amy Hubbs of Jonesboro; a brother, Mark Hubbs of Madison, Ala.; and a sister, Vicki Steward of Little Rock.
The funeral began at 1:30 p.m. today at the Forest Home Church of the Nazarene with Ken Stallings officiating. Burial was in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

Kerlen, Beulah
Beulah Sutherland Kerlen, 93, of St. Louis, formerly of Locust Grove, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 1997, in St. Louis.
Born Jan. 6, 1904, in Drasco, she was the daughter of Samuel B. and Becky Jane Davis Sutherland. She was a homemaker and a member of Concord Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Ruth McBrayer of St. Louis; two granddaughters, Laurie Kerlen Coleman of Atlanta and Martha McBrayer of New York; and two great-grandchildren, Will Coleman and Claire Kerlen Coleman, both of Atlanta.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Ervin M. Kerlen.
The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville with Fitzhugh Spragins officiating. Burial will be in Concord Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today.

Martin, Joe Elton
Joe Elton Martin, 77, of Rogers died Oct. 23, 1997, in Rogers.
He was born Sept. 11, 1920, in Sulphur Rock and lived in Osceola for 46 years before moving to Rogers in 1991. He was a graduate of Arkansas College where he was an athlete and served from 1941 to 1942 as a student coach of the Arkansas College basketball team. He was elected to the school's athletic Hall of Fame in 1989.
He retired as president of the Federal Land Bank of Mississippi and Crittenden counties after 46 years of service. He was a member of Rotary clubs in Osceola and Rogers and received the Paul Harris Fellow Award in Osceola. He was a veteran of World War II and attained the rank of lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Pauline Henderson Martin; two daughters, Mary Kathryn Martin of Heathrow, Fla., and Debra Ruth McLelland of Rogers; and four grandchildren.
The funeral was held Oct. 26 at the First United Methodist Church of Osceola with the Rev. Rodney Steele officiating. Burial was in Memorial Gardens at Osceola.

Smith, Juanita
CAVE CITY - Juanita Matheny Smith, 74, of Ash Flat, formerly of Cave City, died Monday, Nov. 10, 1997, in an Ash Flat nursing home.
Born Oct. 2, 1923, at Cave City, she was the daughter of Marcus and Euna Kent Matheny. She was a homemaker and owned and operated Juanita's Dress Shop in Cave City for many years. She was a member of the Maxville Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City.
Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Trivitt of Ash Flat; a brother, Mack Matheny of Ravenden; a sister, Monterie Anderson of Cave City; two grandchildren, Dustin Trivitt and Dewana Trivitt, both of Ash Flat; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George Larkin Smith; and a son-in-law, Don Trivitt.
The fuenral will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City with Grayden Milligan and L.J. Gay officiating. Burial will be in Maxville Cemetery located north of Cave City.
Pallbearers will be Larry Weaver, Paul McLeod, Felix Smith, Wayne Perkey, Colbert Crouch and Leo Trivitt.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

Dillard, James E.
MELBOURNE - James Earl Dillard, 62, of Oxford died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1997, in Salem.
Born Nov. 19, 1934, in Oxford, he was the son of Ernest Earl Dillard and Lela Simmons Dillard Yancey. He was a building contractor for 30 years in the Melbourne area and was the parts manager for Watson-Dillard GMC for the past seven years. He was active in community affairs, serving four years as mayor of Oxford and 18 years as city clerk, and he was a deacon at Oxford Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Rachel Blankenship Dillard; a son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Connie Dillard of Oxford; a brother, Sam Dillard of Nashville, Tenn.; his mother, Lela Simmons Dillard Yancey of Oxford; two sisters, Millie Helm of Oxford and Jewell Story of Calico Rock; and two grandsons and a granddaughter-in-law, Jody James and Sandi Dillard of Ash Flat and Bryan Ray Dillard of Oxford.
He was preceded in death by his father; and a brother, Carroll Dillard.
The funeral began at 2 p.m. today at the Roman and Billy Howard Memorial Chapel in Melbourne with John Hodges, Dewayne Flood and Keith Finley officiating. Burial will be at Oxford Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Allen Sherrill, Jack Yancey, Greg Moss, Larry Turner, Pat Watson and Clinton Hawkins.
Honorary pallbearers will be Fisher Moss, Herbert Moss, Horace Yancey, David Smithson, Sterling Sexton, Jim Miller, Bill Dockins, James Dockins, Dutch Ward, Steve Stevenson, Deanie Floyd and Mike Dover.

Dover, Herman
Herman Dover, 89, of Batesville died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997, in a local nursing home.
Born April 7, 1908, in Battles, he was the son of James and Isabelle Pendleton Dover. He was a retired school teacher, having taught 39 years in Melbourne schools. He was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, the Ozark Craft Guild, a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge of Melbourne where he served as secretary for many years, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the First Baptist Church of Melbourne where he had served as music director.
Survivors include his wife, Clarise Polston Dover; a daughter and son-in-law, Alice and Dr. Jim Lytle of Batesville; four stepsons, Reaves Huddleston of Bismarck, Mo., Kindred Turner of Dwight, Ill., Tom Turner of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Jim Turner of Denver, Colo.; a foster brother, Wayne Dover of Batesville; a granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Jennifer and Tommy Suggs of Spring, Texas; and a great-grandson, T.J. Suggs of Spring.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Velma Jennings Dover; his parents; two brothers, Harvey Dover and Ervin Dover; four sisters, Nellie Garner, Fannie Taylor, Ruby Gaither and Lillian Caraway.
The funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Melbourne with the Rev. Doyne Robertson officiating. Burial will be in Finley Creek Cemetery under the direction of Crouch Funeral Home of Melbourne.
Pallbearers will be Ervin Ray Dover, Gerald Gaither, Fred Blankenship, Anthel Marlin, Glen Blevins and Rocky Campbell.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville and from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Crouch Funeral Home of Melbourne.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Melbourne, Wood-Lawn Nursing Home and the Cord Senior Citizens Center.

Goodman, Conley
Conley M. Goodman, 55, of Oakland, Tenn., died Saturday, Nov. 1, 1997, in a Somerville, Tenn., hospital.
A 1960 graduate of Oil Trough High School, he was a retired maintenance supervisor for Sears and was an elder at Pleasant Christian Church.
Survivors include a lifelong friend, Mary Kramer Goodman; two daughters, Christi Jones and Tracy Kennon, both of Collierville, Tenn.; a sister, Mary Bledsoe of Maple Springs; a half-brother, Johnnie Goodman of Judsonia; an uncle, Junior Foster of Maple Springs; and two grandchildren.
The funeral was at Collierville Funeral Home in Tennessee. Burial was in Pleasant Cemetery.

Icenhour, Pierce
Pierce Sherlock "Red" "Ike" Icenhour, 90, of Batesville died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997 at his home.
He was born on March 9, 1907, in Carbon Hill, Ohio, to Albert and Maggie Ann Lowes Icenhour. He was a retired electrical engineer, and a member of a United Methodist Church in Texas.
Survivors include his wife, Hulda Taylor Hutchison Icenhour; a son, Pierce Icenhour of South America; three stepsons, John L. Hutchison and James A. Hutchison, both of Buena Park, Calif., and Sam D. Hutchison of Porterville, Calif.; a brother, Reuben Lowes of Carbon Hill, Ohio; two sisters, Lora Jane Campbell of Drisden, Ohio, and Mabel Estella Lowes of Columbus, Ohio, who died Nov. 14, 1997; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville chapel with the Rev. Randy Maxwell officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ethan Moody, Charles Traub, Lee McMahan, David Cullins, Gene Bingham, and Jackie Hayes. Honorary pallbearers will be Phil Bangs and Bill Wyatt.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 this evening.

May, Martha
CAVE CITY - Martha Ellen Sharp May, 76, of Cave City died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997, at her home.
Arrangements will be announced by Crouch-McGee Funeral Home of Cave City.

Rada, Rosemond
Rosemond E. Rada, 59, of Mountain View died Monday, Nov. 10, 1997.
Born Nov. 8, 1938, in Chicago, she was the daughter of John Vincent Rawaillot and Alice Steelglove Rawaillot. She was owner and manager of Main Street Antiques in Mountain View, and she was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include three sons, Vincent Rada of Bethany, Okla., Louis C. Rada of Oklahoma City and Christopher P. Rada of Mountain View; two brothers, Jorri Rawaillot of Peoria, Ill., and James Rawaillot of Chicago; and a sister, Elizabeth Miller of St. Charles, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Joseph Rada.
The funeral will begin at 4 p.m. Friday at Crouch Funeral Home of Mountain View.
Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday.

Shell, Tolice
Tolice Shell, 89, of Batesville died Monday, Nov. 10, 1997, in a Batesville hospital.
Born in Batesville on Aug. 8, 1908, she was the daughter of Bertha Pryor and Oscar Hall. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Lou Blanton of Las Vegas, Mollie C. Barris and Johnnie Ann Kennard, both of Batesville; a son-in-law, Johnson Kennard of Batesville; a stepson, Buddy Shell of Miami; eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Johnny Shell; two daughters, Irmalean McGoogan and Shirley Hartley; a sister; and two grandsons.
The funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Revs. Carl Bruce, Otis Harper and Carl Holleman officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Batesville Funeral Service.
Pallbearers will be N.H. Strong, Arthur Montgomery, Willis Drinkard, Ben Earls, Daniel Smith, Jerry Overland and Tommy McGoogan.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Myrlas Matthews, Dr. Doug Matthews, Dr. James Harbin, Dewey Rowe, Allen Moore, Frankie Snapp, Roy Thomas and Larry Nelson.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Smart, Ben W.
MOUNTAIN VIEW - Ben William Smart, 73, of Mountain View, formerly of Brinkley, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1997, in a Mountain View hospital.
He was the son of Arthur and Lillie Mae Burrow Smart. He was retired from McDonnell Douglas Corp. of St. Louis.
Survivors include his wife, Wilda Standbrough Smart of Mountain View; two sisters, Geneva Moody of Melbourne and Marie Eddins of Little Rock; and a brother, Marshall Rodgers of Pleasant Hill, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and five brothers, Earl Smart, Grady Smart, John Smart, Merlin Rodgers and Thomas Smart.
The funeral began at 2 p.m. today at Roller-Coffman Funeral Home of Mountain View with Jack Smart and R.T. Rorie officiating. The body was cremated.

C.L. Bradberry
SEARCY - C.L. "Bunt" Bradberry, 81, of Searcy, formerly of Batesville, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 1997, at his home.
Born Aug. 1, 1916, in Floyd, he was the son of John Napoleon Bradberry and Sarah Francis Johnson Bradberry. He was a deacon of Park Avenue Baptist Church and was a 32nd degree Mason at the Romance Masonic Lodge. He was retired from the Arkansas State Highway and Transporation Department as district maintenance superintendent.
Survivors include two sons, Shyler Bradberry of Searcy and Bill Bradberry of Little Rock; two brothers, Raymond Bradberry of Beebe and Freylon Bradberry of Searcy; and two granddaughters.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife of 57 years, Lucille Bradberry.
The funeral began at 2 p.m. today at Roller-Daniel Funeral Home of Searcy. Burial was in White County Memorial Gardens.

Virble Dew
Virble Dew, 67, of Batesville died Saturday, Nov. 15, 1997, in a local hospital.
Born Sept. 15, 1930, in Walnut Grove, she was the daughter of the late Isaac Marshall and Cora Kathlene Wisdom. She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith.
Survivors include a son, Junior Dew of Utah; two daughters, Cora May Tharp of Batesville and Judy Thompson of Cave City; a brother, Jack Wisdom of Mountain View; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Dew; three sons; two sisters; and three brothers.
The funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Willis Funeral Service of Batesville with Scotty Harris and Kenny Tharp officiating. Burial will be in Lee's Chapel Cemetery on Highway 25.
Pallbearers will be Ricky Harris, Willie Tharp, Steve Davis, Hardy Willis, Ira Brokaw and Billie Wisdom.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

Miva Downs
CAVE CITY - Miva G. Morgan Downs, 74, of Batesville died Saturday, Nov. 15, 1997, in a Batesville hospital.
Born March 19, 1923, at Parsons, Tenn., she was the daughter of John King and Bertha Box Morgan. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith.
Survivors include three sons, Kenneth Evans of Draffenville, Ky., William Evans of Pacific, Mo., and John Calvin Downs II of Batesville; seven daughters, Christine Turner of Doniphan, Mo., Jeannie Palmer of Alma, Nancy Johns of Evening Shade, Darline McSpadden of Bethesda, and Kathy Alexander, Jana Zelasko and Emma Crawford, all of Batesville; 17 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and three sisters, Bonnie Morgan, Ottie Morgan and Ida Houston.
The funeral began at 2 p.m. today at the First Assembly of God in Batesville with the Rev. Terry Davis officiating. Burial was in Bear Creek Cemetery located west of Evening Shade. Arrangements were by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.
Pallbearers were her sons-in-law, Johnny Palmer, Marlin McSpadden, Mike Zelasko, Van Johns, Chuck Alexander and Roger Crawford.

William Grzanka
William Grzanka, 74, of Batesville died Saturday, Nov. 15, 1997, in a local hospital.
Born June 27, 1923, in Chicago, he was the son of the late Andrew and Josephine Strleski Grzanka. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Batesville and the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include two sons, William Grzanka of Houston, Texas, and Patrick Grzanka of Round Lake Beach, Ill.; a daughter, MaDonna Lawrence of Wheaton, Ill.; a sister, Irene Tomczak of Morton Grove, Ill.; seven grandchildren, Christine Grzanka, Thomas Grzanka, Patrick Grzanka Jr., Kerry Grzanka, Robert Lawrence, Gary Lawrence and Cynthia Lawrence; the mother of his children, Theresa Grzanka of Wheaton, Ill.; and a special friend, Georgia Davis of Batesville.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother.
The funeral began at 2 p.m. today at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Batesville with the Rev. Clayton Gould officiating. Burial was in Campground Cemetery in Bethesda under the direction of Willis Funeral Service of Batesville.
Pallbearers were Thomas Grzanka, Patrick Grzanka, Robert Lawrence, Bill Grzanka, Pat Grzanka, Rick Lawrence and Jim Wallace.

J.R. Jones
J.R. Jones, 67, of Batesville died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997.
Born in Indianapolis, Ind., on May 25, 1930, he was the son of Sarah McClain Jones Walker and the late Ray Jones. He was a member of the American Legion and a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Korea.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Nast Austin Jones; his mother of Batesville; a son, Jim Johns of Batesville; two stepsons, Don Austin of Batesville and Ron Austin of Searcy; two daughters, Linda Mains of Foster, Ky., and Janet Sadler of Boiling Springs, Pa.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Other than his father, be was preceded in death by two stepdaughters, Shelia Ann Austin and Saundra "Sam" Jones.
The body will be cremated. Arrangements are by Batesville Funeral Service.

Kevin L. McDougal
Kevin Lane McDougal, 42, of Batesville died Thursday, Nov. 13, 1997.
Born in Pomona, Calif., on Nov. 4, 1955, he was the son of W.A. and Nancy Lou Wilson McDougal of Batesville. He was an employee of Fluor-Daniels Construction Co.
Other than his parents, he is survived by his wife, Brenda Crow McDougal; a daughter, Monica Lee McDougal of Batesville; and four brothers, Wain McDougal of Whitesburg, Ky., Greg McDougal of North Carolina and Kirk McDougal and Mark McDougal, both of Batesville.
The funeral began at 2 p.m. today at Batesville Funeral Service with Dooley Lockhart officiating. Burial was at Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Batesville Funeral Service.

Bert Payne
Bert Payne, 50, of Salado died Thursday, Nov. 13, 1997, in Jonesboro.
Born March 15, 1947, in Pine Bluff, he was the son of Norman and Reva May Payne. He was employed by Fluor-Daniels Construction Co. and was a member of the Forty and Eights, American Legion and Southside Church of Christ. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Survivors include his wife, Michele Duchamp Payne; his mother of Salado; two sons, Bert "Kirk" Payne Jr. of Batesville and Keith Payne of Salado; two daughters, Christine Lampe of Illinois and Karen Johnson of Southside; two sisters, Jackie Jenkins of Wyoming and Judy Farris of Fort Worth, Texas; and six grandchildren, Nicole Johnson, Tyler Johnson, Brandi Payne, Bert Kirkland Payne III, Devin Payne and Mason Lampe.
He was preceded in death by his father.
The funeral began at 10 a.m. today at the Southside Church of Christ with Bob Harris officiating. Burial with military honors was in Egner Cemetery under the direction of Willis Funeral Service of Batesville.
Pallbearers were Don Duchamp, Dean Duchamp, Marcel Duchamp, Freddy King, Ronnie Jefford, Conrad Wall, Greig Duchamp, Stoney Farris and Gordon Jenkins.
Honorary pallbearers were James Roy Young, Rick Evans, Pete White and Toni Vittoria.

Joycie V. Rose
MOUNTAIN VIEW - Joycie Vivian Rose, 91, died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997, in Mountain View.
She was born Aug. 31, 1906, in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker and a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church at Jonesboro.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Coldlen Rose of Mountain View; two daughters and sons-in-law, Polly and Joe Fletcher and Jerri and Reubin Comer, all of Little Rock; a sister, Ruby Prescott of Jonesboro; 20 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Rose; and two sons, Jim Rose and Junior Rose.
The funeral began at 11 a.m. today at Crouch Funeral Home of Mountain View with the Rev. David Napier officiating. Burial was in Levisy Flat Cemetery.
Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers were her grandsons.

Childers, Joe Dudley
NEWPORT - Joe Dudley Childers, 67, of Newport died Monday, Nov. 17, 1997, in a Newport hospital.
He was a member of Umsted United Methodist Church in Newport and has worked with Dillinger Funeral Home for the past 46 years as a funeral director and embalmer. He was a member of the Lions Club and a Mason, a member of the Arkansas Funeral Directors Association, North East Arkansas Funeral Directors Association, and a retired Newport volunteer fireman.
Survivors include his wife, Sue Childers of the home; a son, Steve Childers of Newport; a daughter, Susan Bumpas of Little Rock; a grandson, Drew Bumpas of Little Rock; a brother, J.C. Childers of Walnut Ridge; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers; three sisters; and a grandchild.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Dillinger Funeral Home chapel in Newport.
Pallbearers will be the Newport Lions Club and retired Newport firemen.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. this evening and Wednesday until service time.

Hargrove, Allie G.
NEWPORT - Allie Gertrude Mallett Foster Hargrove, 94, of Newport died Sunday, Nov. 16, 1997, in a local hospital.
She retired in 1969 as director of housekeeping at St. Joseph's Hospital in Memphis. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Newport. She loved flowers and gardening and was given an award by the City Beautiful Commission.
Survivors include her husband, Medford Theo Hargrove of Newport; a stepson, Theodore Wayne Hargrove of Baltimore; a daughter in-law, Betty Foster of Millington, Tenn.; a brother, Vernon Mallett of Memphis; a sister, Bertha Potter of Whiteville, Tenn.; three grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Glenn Edward Foster.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Jackson's Newport Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in the Coffeyville Cemetery at Bradford.
Pallbearers will be Gene Gray, Buddy Goodwin, Dennis Williams, Jeremy Williams, Lynn Pinkett and Wayne Beard.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 this evening and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until service time.

Prince, Bob
MOUNTAIN VIEW - Bob M. Prince, 67, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997, in Batesville.
Born April 14, 1930, in Hunter, he was the son of James William Prince and Nora Lauderdale Prince. He was a retired construction worker, a Marine veteran of the Korean War, a former third degree Mason of Sugar Loaf Lodge No. 414 at Heber Springs, and he was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include three daughters, Judy Ford of Picher, Okla., Joyce Blackburn of Carl Junction, Mo., and Janey Millard of Joplin, Mo.; two brothers, Owen Prince of Willard, Mo., and Jake Prince of Mountain View; two sisters, Dorthy Teal and Marie Clark, both of Mountain View; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Cozette Landreth, Ocie Thomas and Vernessee Landreth; and a brother, Albert Prince.
The funeral began at 10 a.m. Friday at Crouch Funeral Home of Mountain View with the Rev. Ron Ford and the Rev. Dan Blackburn officiating. Burial was in Ozark Memorial Park Cemtery at Joplin, Mo., with arrangements by Parker Mortuary of Joplin.
Pallbearers were Jared Blackburn, Joel Blackburn, Billy Millard, Ron Ford, Dan Blackburn and Matt Millard.
Honorary pallbearers were J.T. Landreth, Melvin Clark, L.W. Clark, Elmer Brown, Glenn Burns and Thurman Clark.

Alexander, Pete
Sherman Alvin "Pete" Alexander, 80, of Locust Grove died today, Dec. 31, 1997, in a Little Rock hospital.
The funeral will begin at 1 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Concord. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery in Banner under the direction of Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville.


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