Miscellaneous Logan County, Arkansas Obituaries

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Mildred Behler
Mildred Behler, 88, of Booneville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002 in a Fort Smith hospital.
A graveside service was held at 10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 28, at Bud Davis Cemetery in Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
She is survived by two sons, Richard L. and wife Mary Jane Behler of Booneville and Jack and wife Marianne Behler of Ann Arbor, Mich.; one sister, Thelma Lindner of Bethlehem, Pa.; one brother, George M. Lease of Bethlehem, Pa.; seven grandchildren, Carolyn Fishette, Rick Behler, John H. Behler, Brenda Stewart, Melissa Davis, Melanie Johnston and Scott Behler; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Bud Means, Dale Means, Bill Garner, Jim Rodatz, Charlie Corbitt and Mark Leuresson.

Opal Bee Elmore
Opal Bee Elmore, 87, of California, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2002 in California. She was born in Driggs and lived in Booneville until 1952.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
She is survived by one son, Clinton F. Elmore; three grandchildren, Clinton A. Elmore, Teresa M. Elmore and Tina M. Anderson; and six great-grandchildren, Chrystal Elmore, Sara Anderson, Cory Anderson, Christopher Elmore, Ashley Smith and Jacki Smith.
Viewing will continue until 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Roberts Funeral Home.

L. G. Goff
L. G. Goff, 66, of Fort Smith, passed away in Fort Smith. He was born Nov. 13, 1935 at Booneville, the son of Sanford Glenn and Anna Mae Jones Goff. He was a member of the Church of God Seventh Day and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25, in Booneville with burial in Grants Cemetery in Creighton, Mo., at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26.
He is survived by his wife, Roberta J. “Bobbie” Trolinger Goff of the home; three sons, Jerry Goff of Clarksville, and Robert Goff and Randy Goff, both of Booneville; two daughters, Sonya Crank of Grays Creek, Ky., and Robin Henderson of Lanesville, Ind.; three brothers, Otis Goff of Dardanelle, Sanford Deverl Goff of San Diego, Calif., and Dalen Goff of Lowell; two sisters, June Goff and Darlene Jackson, both of Fort Smith; his step-mother, Christine Miller of Fort Smith; two step-brothers, David Benge of Booneville and Clarence Benge of Parks; and eight grandchildren.

Glenn A. Porter
Glenn A. Porter, 62, of Booneville, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2002 in Fayetteville. He was a retired captain from the Shawnee, Okla. Fire Department and belonged to AARP.
A graveside service was held at 2 p.m., Monday Jan. 28, at Carolan Cemetery in Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
He is survived by one son, James Lee Porter of Shawnee, Okla.; his mother, Maudie Porter of Booneville; one sister, Leneal Christie of Booneville; two grandsons, Jason and James Porter; and two granddaughters, Jennifer and Kari.

Betty A. Detrick Ellis
Betty A. Detrick Ellis, 50, of Russellville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002 in a Little Rock hospital. She was born Nov. 2, 1951 in Paris.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Howard Detrick and Hazel Clark Hanes.
A graveside service was held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Dardanelle, under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Carlo Farrow of Jacksonville; three brothers, Howard Detrick, Jr. of Booneville and Wayne Detrick and Bobby Detrick, both of Dardanelle; and two grandchildren, Amanda Taylor and Kelsey Taylor, both of Jacksonville.

Helen May Fisher
Helen May Fisher, 76, of Magazine, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was a member of the V.F.W.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Methodist Church of Magazine with burial at Ellington Cemetery in Magazine, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
She is survived by two sons, Wayne Fisher of Magazine and Jerry Fisher of California; six grandchildren, Tina, Tami, Richard, Michelle, Melanie and Melissa; six great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Norris Westmoreland, Bill Westmoreland, Kenneth Westmoreland, Raymon Westmoreland, Damon Westmoreland and Alfred Gordon.

Barbara Virginia Johnson
Barbara Virginia Johnson, 78, of Booneville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002 at the home of a granddaughter, Elaine Miller of Springdale. She was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Otto Johnson.
She is survived by five daughters, Mary Rankins of Springdale, Rebecca Cline of Claremore, Okla., and Virginia Ault, Martha Miller and Roberta Sandoval, all of Booneville; a son, Bill Johnson of Austin, Texas; two brothers, Ross McDonald of Livermore, Calif., and David McDonald of Papillion, Neb.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Many friends and family will miss her.
There will be a memorial service at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1156 West Main Street in Booneville, on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 2 p.m.

Opal Meher
Opal Meher, 87, of Booneville, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, in Booneville. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and worked with the Salvation Army.
A viewing was held Tuesday, Jan 22 and will continue Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. The body will be cremated under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
She is survived by two sisters, Melva Adair of Booneville and Georgia Chappel of Oregon; three brothers, James Vickers of Florida, Hugh Vickers of Booneville and Melvin Vickers of Oregon; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Kenneth G. Jester
Kenneth G. Jester was born July 23, 1942 in Glenwood, Ark., to M. J. and Lucille Vaughn Jester. He went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002. During his lifetime, he lived in various areas of Arkansas but chose Booneville as home. He served as an officer of the Booneville Police Department. He was a skilled craftsman and carpenter for many years, served in the Arkansas Army National Guard until his retirement in 1990 and was nationally known for his exceptional wood carving talent. He was a member of Blocher Masonic Lodge #247 and past Master of Lynch Prairie #568 of Lucas. He attended Booneville Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his wife Anne; five daughters, Missy Needham, Terri Guise, Natalie Jester and fiancé Cristopher Bennett, Danielle Catlett and husband Barry and Stephanie Crites, all of Booneville; seven grandchildren, Jeremy Kirbo of Magazine and Brook Needham, Jordan Guise, Kendra Yancey, Emily Crites, Bentley Crites and Brendan Catlett, all of Booneville; two brothers, Bill Jester and wife Kris of Sherwood and Larry Jester of Booneville; two sisters, Betty Beatty and husband Bill of Waveland and Alice Starling and husband Gary of Booneville; a sister-in-law, Becky Gasaway of Dardanelle; and a brother-in-law, Art James of St. Louis. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.
Services were held Thursday, Jan. 17, at 10 a.m. at the Booneville Cumberland Presbyterian Church with burial at Moores Chapel Cemetery in Waveland.
Pallbearers were Bill Campbell, J. B. Fleming, Neal Preston, Hoyt Wagoner, Roy Townsend and Richard Keith. Honorary pallbearer was Doyle Burrows.

A. B. Catlett
A. B. Catlett, 78, of Magazine, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002 in Magazine. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and was loved by many. He was and Army veteran of World War II. He was in the Engineer Corps that built the Po River Bridge.
He is preceded in death by his parents, W. C. and Margaret Catlett; a son, Danny Catlett; and three brothers and two sisters.
A funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Roller Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Ellington Cemetery in Magazine, under the direction of Roller Funeral Home of Booneville.
He is survived by his wife, Hazel Catlett of Magazine; two daughters, Trish Gordon of Magazine and Debbie Hall of Booneville; one daughter-in-law, Donna Plemmons of Magazine; one son, Rodney Catlett of Magazine; one sister, Dot Churchwell of Fort Worth, Texas; 14 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Shane Gordon, Patrick Hall, David Garner, Randy Bryan, Michael Hammonds and Eric Parsons. 

Audrey Essie Kirk
Audrey Essie Kirk, 88, of Magazine, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2002 in Booneville. She was retired from Ace Comb Company in Booneville.
A funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 14, at Primitive Baptist Church with burial at Evans Cemetery in Magazine, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
She is survived by a brother, W.A. “Buster” Kirk of Magazine; one nephew, James Art Kirk of Magazine; one niece, Pat Jenkins of Magazine; one grand-nephew, Jimmy Don Kirk of Magazine; one grand-niece, Angelia Kirk of Fort Smith; and other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Richard Earls, Ernie Eckles, Paul Holt, Darvin Longley, Mike Longley and Bob Pennebaker.

Steve R. Mosley
Steve R. Mosley, 48, of Magazine, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002 in Fort Smith. He was retired as a machinist in Oklahoma and was disabled.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, at Roller Chapel in Paris with burial at Ellsworth Cemetery in Subiaco, under the direction of Roller Funeral Home of Paris.
He is survived by two daughters, Amy Bird of Smyrna, Del., and Lindsay Privett of Magazine; one son, Rusty Mosley of Magazine; his parents, Harold and Dolly (Jones) Mosley of Tulsa, Okla.; one sister, Belinda Bomgaars of Guthrie, Okla.; and four grandchildren.

Sharon Ray
Sharon Ray, 80, of Booneville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2001 in a local hospital. He was a retired salesman, a veteran of World War II, a member and a deacon of the First Baptist Church in Booneville, a member of Blocher Lodge #247 in Booneville, a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the V.F.W.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 31 at the First Baptist Church in Booneville with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery in Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita Ray of the home; one son, Michael Sharon Ray of North Little Rock; one sister, Estleen Thompson of Jefferson, Texas; one brother, James Ray of Booneville; and one granddaughter, Stephanie Ray.
Pallbearers were Kenneth Rippy, Dr. William Daniel, Bob Harris, Bill Smith, Larry Barnes and Jim West. Honorary pallbearers were deacons of First Baptist Church in Booneville and the Adult II Sunday school class.

T.G. Crowley
Thomas Guy Crowley, 69, of Booneville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2001 in a Fort Smith hospital. He was the retired owner of Crowley’s City Service in Booneville, a member of the Full Gospel Church in Paris, a member of the V.F.W. and a Veteran of the Korean Conflict.
A graveside service was held at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 31 at Bud Davis Cemetery in Grayson, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda, of the home; two daughters, Vicki Cowan and Cindy Balkman, both of Magazine; one son, Michael W. Crowley of Booneville; three stepsons, Kenneth Michael of St. Louis, Mo., and Phillip Michael and Alan Mott, both of Booneville; seven sisters, Francis Moses of Hereford, Texas, Hazel McMahan of Bangs, Texas, Margie Wilkerson of Hobbs, N.M., Ann Dnackenburg of Lubbock, Texas, Betty Pinkerton of Gonzalez, Texas, Leta Mae Allen of Kemp, Texas, and Barbara Wauson of Magazine; two brothers, Billy Max Crowley of Blue Mountain and James Oliver Crowley of Ralls, Texas; and 15 grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Loren Cowan, Johnny Balkman, T.J. Greene, Montana Cowan, Kenny Greene and Jeremy Greene.

Newel William Fletcher
Newel William Fletcher, 90, of Magazine, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2001 in a local hospital. He worked at Ace Comb Co., Hardscrabble Country Club for 12 years and was a retired dairy farmer. He was a veteran of World War II.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Effie Hall Fletcher.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Landmark Cemetery on Six Mile Road north of Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
He is survived by one son, Ronald and wife Sandy Fletcher of Magazine; and two grandsons, Larry Fletcher of Magazine and Wayne Fletcher of Booneville.
Pallbearers will be Larry Fletcher, Wayne Fletcher, Glen Catlett, Jerry Joliff, Joe Nielson and Benny Barnard.

Carol Ruth Adair
Carol Ruth Adair, 41, of Booneville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2001 in a Fort Smith hospital.
The body was cremated under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
She is survived by her husband, Clyde J. Adair of Booneville; one daughter, Jo Ann Seaton of Fort Smith; one son, Kenneth Dean Adair of Fort Smith; her father, Gerald Phillips, Sr. of Booneville; one sister, Wilma Crossno of Muldrow, Okla.; two brothers, Gerald Phillips, Jr. of Booneville and Jackie Allan Phillips of Paris; and three grandchildren, Alex, Ashley and Lynlee.

J.W. Hall, Sr.
J.W. Hall, Sr., 80, of Abbott, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002 in his home. He was a farmer and retired from Baldor Electric after 25 years. He was a lifetime member of Echo Assembly of God Church in Echo.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 4, at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Evans Cemetery in Excelsior, under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.
He is survived by his wife, Lois of the home; four daughters, Betty Kirkendall of Hackett, Ann Eyerman of Abbott, Debra Tuxhorn of Witcherville and Sherry English of Ozark; one son, John Hall, Jr., of Abbott; one sister, Shirley Crutchfield of Abbott; one brother, Billy Joe Hall of Shreveport, La.; 16 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Pallbearers were Nelson Campbell, Jason Campbell, Mark Kirkendall, Lee Tuxhorn, John Hall and Adam Eyerman.

Harold David Clark, Jr.
Harold David Clark, Jr., 59, of Booneville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2001 in Booneville. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church of Booneville and a member of Local 433-Iron Workers Union of Los Angeles, Calif.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 11, at First Assembly of God Church in Booneville with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery in Booneville, under the direction of Roller Funeral Home of Booneville.
He is survived by his wife, Beth Clark of the home; two daughters, Bethann Clark and Melody Clark, both of the home; his mother, Marjorie Clark of Booneville; one sister, Leona Strautman of Booneville; one brother, James Nicholas Clark of Downey, Calif.; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Loren Wagoner, Junior Day, James Beckett, Paul Glidewell, James Glidewell and Dallas Hill.
Flora Elizabeth Hand
Flora Elizabeth Hand, 85, of Booneville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was a mother and housewife.
She is preceded in death by a daughter, Geneva Gordon.
A funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 5, at Roberts Memorial Chapel with burial in Huntington City Cemetery in Huntington, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
She is survived by three daughters, Kathy Riley of Auburn, Wash., and Nancy Riley and Patsy Hand, both of Booneville; three sons, Gene Hand of Huntington, Larry Hand of Milford, Ill., and Clay Hand of Tacoma, Wash.; 22 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Clay, Larry and Gene Hand and Jack, Troy and Jack Riley.

Peggy M. Gilbert
Peggy M. GIlbert, 85, of Fort Smith, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2001 in a Greenwood nursing home. She was a homemaker and a member of Victory Temple in Fort Smith.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Oscar L. Gilbert.
A funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Victory Temple with burial at Steep Hill Cemetery in Fort Smith, under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.
She is survived by one daughter, Joy Sue Tackett of Idabel, Okla.; two grandchildren, Alan Dodd of Fort Smith and Sue Helley of Freeland, Wash.; and four great-grandchildren.

Edward Clyde and Lillian Lophelia Wann
Funeral services for Clyde and Lillian Wann were conducted Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 10:30 a.m. from the Martin Funeral Home Chapel of Elk City, Okla., with Dr. Russell Duck and Rev. Alvis Merrill officiating. Interment followed in the Fairlawn Cemetery, under the direction of Martin Funeral Home of Elk City.
Lillian Lophelia Wann was born Dec. 15, 1915 in Magazine to Luther P. and Laura Jane (Donathan) Wingfield and passed away Monday, Dec. 3, at the age of 86. Edward Clyde Wann was born Sept. 9, 1911 in Magazine to Elijah Monroe and Laura Ann (Green) Wann and passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the age of 90.
Mr. Wann came to western Oklahoma in 1924 with his family and Mrs. Wann came to western Oklahoma in the late 1920s with her family. They were married on Dec. 21, 1935 at Elk City. The Wanns farmed in the Merritt Community where they lived all of their married life.
Mrs. Wann was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Floyd Wingfield, and two sisters, Ella Mikles and Ora Yow. Mr. Wann was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Minda, and four bothers, Herman, Clarence, Raymond and Armond Wann.
Survivors include two daughters, Louise Kellogg and her husband Bill of Midwest City and Ann Freeman and her husband Steve of Elk City; two grandchildren, Candace Dodd and her husband Roger of Newalla, Okla., and Michael Freeman of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two great-grandchildren, Britannie and Joshua Dodd of Newalla; Mrs. Wann’s brother, J.B Wingfield of Amarillo, Texas; and Mr. Wann’s sister, Winnie Smith of Garland, Texas.

Boyce Denroue Jarrell
Boyce Denroue Jarrell, 62, of Booneville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2001 in a local hospital. He was retired from the U.S. Forest Service as a civil engineer. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Booneville and the Booneville Lions Club.
He is preceded in death by a son, Calvin Jarrell.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Friday, Dec. 28, at First Baptist Church in Booneville with burial at Carolan Cemetery in Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Johnette Jarrell; one daughter, Kristine and husband Michael Chrisman of Booneville; one son, Terry and wife Ann Jarrell of Conway; three granddaughters; one grandson; and two step-grandsons.
Pallbearers were Doug Webb, Keith Hotubbee, Larry Shore, Austin Jacobs, Jim Rodatz, Jason Rodatz, D.J. George, and Mike Burk.

Sharon Ray
Sharon Ray, 80, of Booneville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2001 in a local hospital. He was a retired salesman, a veteran of World War II, a member of the First Baptist Church in Booneville, a member of Blocher Lodge #247 in Booneville, a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the V.F.W.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 21 at the First Baptist Church in Booneville with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery in Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita Ray of the home; one son, Michael Sharon Ray of North Little Rock; one brother, James Ray of Booneville; and one granddaughter, Stephanie Ray.

Wayne Dale Strickland
Wayne Dale Strickland, 63, of Booneville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2001 in a Danville hospital, after a long illness. He was a retired truck driver.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Roberts Memorial Chapel with burial in Mountain Grove Cemetery near Sugar Grove, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home in Booneville.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita Strickland of the home; two step-sons, Raymon and Daymon Sparks of Booneville; one adopted son, Bobby Bolonie of Bryant; two daughters, Carla Gill of Heber Springs, and Tonya Richardson of Little Rock; four stepdaughters, Beth and Robin Wilkins of Booneville, Nancy Ross of Malvern and Joy Sparks of Plainview; one adopted daughter, Anita Taff of Waldron; five brothers, Joe, Cecil, Carl, Buck and Athalee Strickland; one sister, Sue Bolton of Mena; 20 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Tonya Richardson, Rex Davis, Walter Scott, Raymon Sparks, Daymon Sparks, Josh Bolton, Rodney Gill, Homer Wilkins and Lynn Wilkins.

Robert Hogan Valentine
Robert Hogan Valentine, 68, of Paris, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2001 in Booneville. He was a farmer for 47 years and a member of Roseville Baptist Church and serving as a past deacon. He was a member of the North Logan County Fair Board and served on the Paris School Board for 13 years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John Eustace and Minnie P. (Hunnicutt) Valentine.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26, at Roseville Baptist Church with burial at McVay Cemetery in Paris, under the direction of Roller Funeral Home of Paris.
He is survived by his wife Ruby Jewell (Grady) Valentine of the home; two daughters, Phyllis Deason and Patty Wilcox, both of Paris; one son, Robert Lee Valentine of Paris; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Clifford Wyers, Bill Gattis, Abe Willems, Mark Vogelpohl, Mike Whitman and Clayton Cooper. Honorary pallbearers were the deacons of Roseville Baptist Church and the men’s Sunday school class.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Roseville Baptist Church.

Lorena Wootten Bush
Lorena Wootten Bush died in Menlo Park, Calif., on Dec. 11, 2001, at the age of 100. She was a long-time resident of Arkansas, living in the old family homestead in Ione from early childhood until she was grown, and then returning to Arkansas after her retirement.
Mrs. Bush attended (and taught at) Arkansas Tech, graduated from the University of Oklahoma and from Pepperdine University in California. She was an artist, teacher and an avid genealogist. She documented her family history dating back to the 16th Century in her book, “They Followed the Sun.” She also contributed to a book on the history of Arkansas.
She was an active member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Colonial Dames 17th Century, and Daughters of the American Revolution in Hot Springs and Fort Smith.
Ms. Bush will be interred at Long Ridge Cemetery in Carolan. She leaves her daughter, Rosemary Piserchio and family, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Doris Irene Baysinger
Doris Irene Baysinger, 50, of Booneville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, in a Waldron hospital. She was employed at Tyson Foods and was a Baptist.
A funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 12, at Resthaven Park Mortuary with burial at East Resthaven Park Cemetery in Phoenix, Ariz. Local arrangements were handled by Martin Funeral Home of Waldron.
She is survived by her husband, Rick; two daughters, Carolyn Sue and Bobbi Jo, both of the home; one son, Raymond Hedges of Booneville; her mother, Margurite Hedges of Goodyear, Ariz.; four sisters, Shirley Knox of Litchfield Park, Ariz., Glenda Chamberlin and Carol West, both of Goodyear, Ariz., and Kathy Beebe of Waddell, Ariz.; and two brothers, Don Hedges of Phoenix and John Hedges of Globe, Ariz.

Barbara Gean Hensley
Barbara Gean (Horton) Hensley, 63, of Hinton, Okla., passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001. She was a homemaker and loved crocheting and needle work. She was born May 23, 1938 in Booneville.
A funeral service was held Monday, Dec. 10, at Victory Baptist Church in Booneville with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
She is survived by her husband, Robert, of the home; her mother, Marie Morris of Booneville; one son, Martin Kenneth Johnston and wife Jamy of El Reno, Okla.; two daughters, Martha Craig and husband Wallace of Lone Wolf, Okla., and Mary Williams and husband Rick of Booneville; two brothers, Rick Morris of Booneville and Eddie Morris of Blue Mountain; one sister, Debbie McClure of Booneville; 11 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mary Sue Phillips
Mary Sue Phillips, 66, of Paris, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001 in a local hospital. She was a member of Cedar Grove Pentecostal Church of Paris.
A funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 10 at Cedar Grove Pentecostal Church with burial at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Paris, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
She is survived by her husband, Gerald Dean Phillips, Sr., of the home in Paris; two daughters, Wilma Crossno of Muldrow, Okla., and Carol Ruth Adair of Booneville; two sons, Gerald Dean Phillips, Jr., of Booneville and Jackie Allen Phillips of Paris; three sisters, Olive Dietrick and Dorothy Barnes of Booneville and Linda of Fort Smith; seven grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

Bryan Eugene Smith
Bryan Eugene Smith, 67, of Dakota City, Neb., formerly of Booneville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, due to complications of a stroke. He was born in Sugar Grove.
He was a Korean War and Vietnam War veteran and retired from the United States Air Force in 1974. He was an owner-operator in the trucking industry since leaving the Air Force and retired from trucking in 1993.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Horace M. and Willie B. Smith; one brother, Charlie Smith; and one sister, Nellie Harvey.
A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Becker-Hunt Funeral Home in South Sioux City, Ne. Burial with military graveside service was in Memorial Park Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Mary; and five sons, Kenneth and his wife Sue of Winterset, Iowa, Thomas and his wife Carla of Chula Vista, Calif., Douglas of Dakota City, Neb., Bryan, Jr. and his wife Colleen of Bellevue, Neb., and John of New Virginia, Iowa; a daughter, Kimberly Galloway of Dakota City; five sisters, Faye Deeds of Magazine, Lois Godfrey, Dorothy Scantling and Etta Mae Scott, all of Booneville and Nova Wilkins of Slaton, Texas; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Evelyn WalBorg DeLine
Evelyn WalBorg DeLine, 79, of Magazine, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, in a local hospital. She was a housewife.
A funeral service was held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, at Magazine First Assembly of God Church with burial in Evans Cemetery near Magazine, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
She is survived by her husband, Bud Clyde DeLine of the home; four daughters, Barbara Barton of Arlington, Wash., Jean Ayers of Wisconsin Dells, Wis.., Sharon Irby of Magazine and Penny DeLine of the home; three sons, Keith DeLine of Buford, Ga., Allan DeLine of Gordon, Wis.., and Anthoney DeLine of the home; and one brother, Ralph Finne of East Brunswick, N.J.

Coy Eugene Johnson
Coy Eugene Johnson, 67, of Magazine, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2001 in Booneville. He was affiliated with the Church of Christ.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3, at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Booneville with burial at Liberty Cemetery in the Driggs community, under the direction of Roller Funeral Home of Booneville.
He is survived by five sisters, Florene Foshee, Betty Cameron and Ima Faye Beck, all of Magazine, Hazel Foster of Havana and Pauline Stanberry of Danville.
Pallbearers were Gene Beck, Marvin Cameron, Johnny Foster, Larry Stanberry, John Foster, Jr. and Tony Foster.

Frank A. Marten, Jr.
Frank A. Marten, Jr., 83, of Booneville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001 in Booneville.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. The body was cremated under the direction of Roller Funeral Home of Booneville.
He is survived by his wife, Elaine Marten of Booneville; two daughters, Darlene Wolski of Booneville and Sharon Ryan of Helena, Mont.; two sons, William Marten of Naples, Fla., and Gary Marten of Birnamwood, Wis.; three sisters, Agnes Gut of Wausau, Wis., Ester Pilz of Hatley, Wis., and Gladys Pilz of Lockport, Ill.; one brother, Cornelius “Bud” Marten of Ringle, Wis.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Mary Siddons
Mary Siddons, 49, of Booneville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001 in a local hospital. She was affiliated with the Methodist church.
She is preceded in death by her parents, George and Betty Tomlin Pirraglia.
A funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 24 at Roberts Memorial Chapel with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery in Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
She is survived by her husband, Norman Siddons of the home in Booneville; one daughter, Tina Osborne of Booneville; one sister, Gerry Meiries of Booneville; two brothers, George Pirraglia, Jr. of California and Orville Pirraglia of Texas; and other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Matthew Cartwright, Darrel Glasgow, Robby Jones, Orville Pirraglia, Jr., Jimmy Lee and Roy Jack Tomlin, Sr.

Rocky Lynn Woodard
Rocky Lynn Woodard, 25, of Booneville, passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001 in his home in Booneville. He was a mechanic at Johnson Motors in Booneville.
A graveside service was held at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
He is survived by his father, Paul Woodard of Booneville; mother, Mary Cagle and step-father, Jim Cagle of Booneville; a grandfather, Paul Woodard of Booneville; a sister, Regina Teel and husband Steve of Hampton, Va.; a brother by choice, Caleb Jones of Booneville; and a half-brother, James Peugh of Magazine.
Pallbearers were David Ross, Luke Scott, Aaron Jones, Allan Campbell, Jake Shackleford, Kenny Crownover, Jeremy Fisher and Caleb Jones.


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