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Victoria Ann Carter 
TONTITOWN — Victoria Ann Carter, 40, of Tontitown died April 27, 1999, at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale.
She was born Jan. 16, 1959, in Brunswick, Ga., to Lawrence G. and Mary Ellen Singer Cobb.
She was an employee of George’s Inc.
Survivors include her husband, Jerry Carter of the home; one son, Daniel Wayne Carter of Tulsa, Okla.; five brothers, Timothy Joseph Cobb, William Matthew Cobb, Jonathon Patrick Cobb, Samuel Warden Cobb and Andrew Jeremiah Cobb, all of Tulsa; two sisters, Debra Sue Carter of Tontitown and Constance Marie Williams of Collinsville, Okla.; her father of Florida.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Prairie Grove Cemetery with Jack Thompson officiating.
Arrangements are by Luginbuel Funeral Home of Prairie Grove.

Reola E. Eldridge
GORE, Okla. — Reola Ethelyn Eldridge, 88, of Gore died April 27, 1999, at Gore Nursing Facility. She was born Aug. 5, 1910, in Noel, Mo., to Dan and Myrtle Maxon Ricketts. She was a longtime resident of Gentry and a member of Gentry Church of Christ. She was a former telephone operator.
Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Jean Lee of Clinton, Mo., and Connie Miller of Sallisaw, Okla.; five grandchildren, Dr. Marsha Turner, Dr. Gaylon Miller and Brittian Miller, all of Sallisaw, Teresa Lee of Blue Springs, Mo., and Tony Lee of Clinton, Mo.; eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Christ in Gentry with Bob Lee officiating. Burial will be in Gentry Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home of Siloam Springs.

Harold E. Hardin
SPRINGDALE — Harold Edward Eugene Hardin, 62, of Springdale died April 27, 1999, at Springdale.
He was born June 19, 1936, in Marshall to Francis and Mollie Watts Hardin.
He was retired from Easco Tools in Springdale and was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include two sons, Tony Hardin of Fayetteville and Ronnie Hardin of Springdale; one sister, Helen Wilson of Sherwood; one grandson, Tyler Hardin.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Springdale. Burial will be in Marshall Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Billy B. Hollaway
GARFIELD — Billy Benton Hollaway, 73, of Garfield died April 27, 1999, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rogers.
He was born Aug. 9, 1925, in Wilson, Okla., to Harvey Benton and Patty Lura Kaisor Hollaway.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving with Company A 329th Combat Infantry Division.
He was awarded the World War II Victory Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, EAME Theater Ribbon and one silver star, the Bronze Star medal, the Purple Heart and one bronze oak leaf cluster.
He moved to Arkansas in 1951 and to Garfield in 1958. He worked for Crane Co. in the shipping and receiving department and was a farmer. He was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church, where he served as deacon and a past Sunday school superintendent and song leader.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Kathleen Hollaway, to whom he was married Feb. 5, 1949; one daughter and son-in-law, Kathy Ann Setser and Bobby of Garfield; two granddaughters, Michelle Setser Dye of Garfield, and Melita Setser of Garfield; one great-granddaughter, Taylor Dye of Garfield; one brother, Charles Hollaway of Pampa, Texas.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at New Prospect Baptist Church with the Rev. Ron Shults and the Rev. Larry Lavvorn officiating.
Burial will be in Bayless Cemetery under the direction of Sisco Funeral Home in Pea Ridge.
Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. today at the church.

Kenneth F. Keegan
FRANKLIN, Wis. — Kenneth F. Keegan, 47, of Franklin died April 25, 1999, at his home. He was born Oct. 1, 1951, in Washington, D.C., to Kenneth B. and Marion Pacala Keegan. He was a former resident of Pea Ridge. He attended Montgomery College in Rockville, Md., where he earned an associate degree in electronic technology. He was a telecom technician for Wal-Mart headquarters in Bentonville for 12 years, retiring in 1998. He attended Sacred Heart School of Theology in Franklin. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Rogers, where he served on the parish council and the liturgy and worship commission. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and earned the 4th-degree Knight in 1989 in Rogers. He was also a member of the Lions Club. He was an outdoorsman and his hobbies included stained glass and macrame.
Survivors include his mother of Springfield, Mo.; seven sisters and one brother, Adele Marie Keegan of Kansas City, Mo., Patricia Ann Marhefka of Mineral Point, Pa., Mary Catherine Hall of Alexandria, Va., Thomas Marion Keegan of Germantown, Md., Carol Ann Keegan of Springfield, Teresa Annette Keegan of St. Louis, Mo., Donna Frances Benton of Crofton, Md., and Regina Ann Keegan of Springfield.
Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Agnes Cathedral in Springfield, Mo., with the Rev. Tom Kiefer officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Herman Lohmeyer Funeral Home in Springfield.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Monsignor James E. O’Connell Seminary Burse Fund, c/o Diocese of Little Rock, to establish a Burse in his name, or the Knights of Columbus in Rogers, the Lions Club in Pea Ridge or St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Rogers.
A memorial Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Rogers.

Marilyn Long Macon
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — Marilyn Long Macon, 51, of Broken Arrow died April 27, 1999, in Oklahoma. Arrangements are pending at Sisco Chapel in Springdale.

Jerry Leo McElhaney
HINDSVILLE — Jerry Leo McElhaney, 51, of Hindsville died April 24, 1999, at Hindsville.
He was born Aug. 31, 1947, in Huntsville to Max “Pete” and Juanita Alene Whorton McElhaney.
He was a painter and had worked as a drop-forge steel man.
He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed playing music and traveling.
Survivors include one daughter, Kimberly Jean McElhaney of Las Vegas, Nev.; one son, John Robert Henshaw of Cabot; one brother, Michael Allen McElhaney of Oroville, Wash.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Brashears Funeral Home in Huntsville with C.J. Jackson officiating.

Ivan Neal Myers
HUNTSVILLE — Ivan Neal Myers, 85, of Huntsville died April 28, 1999, at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. Arrangements are pending at Brashears Funeral Home in Huntsville.

Samuel P. Spears
BELLA VISTA — Samuel P. Spears, 81, of Bella Vista died April 26, 1999, at Bates Medical Center in Bentonville.
He was born July 16, 1917, in Nelta, Texas, to Horace and Susie Pearce Spears. He was a teacher and administrator in Texas public schools.
He earned a B.S. degree from Texas A&M and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Chicago Business School.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a Japanese language interpreter. He joined Ford Motor Co. in 1952 and retired in 1977. He spent 12 years with Fleet and Leasing Manager Ford International in the European region. He was listed in Who’s Who Among Automotive Executives in 1964. He was an assistant chairman of Vocational Rehabilitation and Education and a chairman of the Detroit area Boy Scout Council. He was a management consultant at Geo. Fry and Associates in Chicago, Ill.
He moved to Bella Vista in 1978 and was a member of Bella Vista Community Church, the 18-Hole Golf League, was a past president of the ambulance service and was an emergency medical technician volunteer.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Denison Spears, to whom he was married in 1939; two sons, Michael Spears of Spokane, Wash., and Scott Spears of Phoenix, Ariz.; two daughters, Marilynne Clark of Bellevue, Wash., and Susan Rose of Billings, Mont.; one sister, Rosa D. Disharoon of Duncanville, Texas; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Bella Vista Community Church with the Rev. Richard Lindman officiating.
Arrangements are by Bella Vista Funeral Home.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Bella Vista Ambulance Service, Bella Vista Town Center, Bella Vista, 72714, or Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., Bella Vista, 72714.

Dr. J.E. Sterling
ROGERS — Dr. J.E. Sterling, 74, of Rogers died April 28, 1999, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rogers. He was born April 1, 1925, in Humboldt, Kan., to Dr. Alvie and Mabel Shoemaker Sterling. He moved to Rogers 41 years ago from Humboldt. He was a retired veterinarian and owned Sterling Veterinary Clinic in Rogers. He was a member of Humboldt First Methodist Church and the Elks Lodge in Rogers and the Arkansas AVMA and the National AVMA. He was a former member of the Rogers Lions Club and was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Seabees. He was a graduate of Kansas State University in Manhattan.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Wade Sterling of the home; two daughters, Pam Camper and Vickie Marshall, both of Rogers; one son, John F. Cotrill of Broken Arrow, Okla.; one sister, Maryfranklin Sterling of Humboldt; three grandchildren, Michael Cotrill, Kari Cotrill and Greg Mills.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Rogers Cemetery under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Bentonville. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

Dennis C. Williams
ROGERS — Dennis C. Williams, 52, of Rogers died April 27, 1999, at his home. He was born Oct. 21, 1946, in Rogers to William Calvin and Evelyn Ellen Allred Williams. He was a life resident of Rogers and a 1964 graduate of Rogers High School. He was a member of Heartland Christian Church. He had worked for most of the grocery stores in Rogers.
Survivors include his wife, Diane K. Williams of the home, to whom he was married June 10, 1967; four daughters and sons-in-law, DiAnna Wallace and Tim of Bentonville, DeNisha McCollum and Scott of Centerton, DeMarie Patterson and Matt of Bentonville and Debi Hale and Ryan of Fayetteville; his mother of Rogers; his father-in-law, Robert D. Sypult of Rogers; his mother-in-law, Melba Turner of Springdale; two sisters, Doris Jones of Harrison and Ruth Montando of Rogers; two grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Callison-Lough Funeral Home in Rogers. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Tucks Chapel Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Rogers Public Schools Foundation, c/o Kathy Hanlon, 212 S. 3rd St., Rogers, or the Hidden Springs Dialysis Clinic, c/o Sharon Byrd, 3000 NW A, Bentonville.

Jacob Tyler Woods
CENTERTON — Jacob Tyler Woods, 17, of Centerton died April 24, 1999, at Bates Medical Center in Bentonville.
He was born Nov. 13, 1981, in Rogers to Samuel Ellis Woods Jr. and Tonya Rene Rogers Woods.
He was a junior at Bentonville High School and was active in soccer, football and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
He was a member of First Baptist Church in Centerton and was active in the youth ministry.
Survivors include his parents of the home; one brother, Joshua Eric Woods of the home; one sister, Amanda Nicole Woods of the home; paternal grandparents, Ellis and Rose Woods of Rogers; maternal grandparents, Gene “Grover” and Alyne Rogers of Lowell; paternal great-grandmother, Ada Long of Fayetteville; maternal great-grandmother, Alice Witt of Hindsville.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at First Baptist Church in Centerton with Stewart Bell officiating. Burial will be in Barron Cemetery in Vaughn.
Arrangements are by Rollins Funeral Home in Rogers.
Pallbearers will be Terry Dunham, Keith Kilgore, Robert Harrison, Dean Mooke, Justin Jones and Serafin Vega.

Aubrey W. Long 
HIGHFILL — Aubrey William Long, 89, of Highfill and Lowell died April 28, 1999, at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. He was born Feb. 1, 1910, in Pullman, Wash., to Elbert Alexander and Emily Louisa “Lula” Boruff Long. He came to the Highfill area in 1920 and was a graduate of Gentry High School and Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, Ill. He worked in the oil fields in Oklahoma. He was a farmer and grew fruit and worked in the cattle and poultry industry. He co-owned and operated Long Brothers Orchards for many years. He was a former board member of the Benton County Farm Bureau, Rogers Farmers Cooperative and First National Bank of Siloam Springs and Gentry. He served on the Benton County Quorum Court from 1975 to 1982 and was a deacon and member of First Baptist Church in Highfill. He moved to Lowell in 1994.
Survivors include his wife, Sybil Clarissa Cowden Long of the home; two sons, Harry E. Long of Highfill and E. Alan Long of Holiday Island; four grandchildren, Eldon D. Long of the home, Dennis L. Long of Decatur, Tim J. Long and Tina M. Smith, both of Highfill; seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at First Baptist Church in Highfill with the Rev. Jack Lawson, the Rev. Bruce Holland and the Rev. Roger Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Benton County Memorial Park in Rogers. Arrangements are by Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs.

Marilyn Long Macon
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — Marilyn Kay Long Macon, 51, of Broken Arrow died April 27, 1999, near Catoosa, Okla. She was born March 8, 1948, in Enid, Okla., to Howard William and Miriam Elizabeth Wells Long. She was a former Springdale resident and a delivery driver for Zipp Delivery. She was of the Assembly of God faith. She was a member of OWBA and the Oklahoma Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed bowling, softball and gardening.
Survivors include two sons, Shane Macon and Shad Macon, both of Springdale; one brother, Everett William “Bill” Long of Atlanta, Ga.; two grandsons, Tyler and Taylor Macon, both of Springdale.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Sisco Chapel in Springdale.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Del Norte Cemetery in Drummond, Okla.
Memorials may be made to the Del Norte Cemetery Building Fund, c/o Virginia Hill, P.O. Box 232, Drummond, Okla. 73735, or a favorite charity.

Samantha Neal
ELKINS — Samantha Neal, 87, of Elkins died April 29, 1999, at Fayetteville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Moore’s Chapel in Fayetteville.

Alberta M. Schramm
BENTONVILLE — Alberta Maxine Schramm, 82, of Bentonville died April 29, 1999, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rogers. She was born July 29, 1916, in Wabash County, Ill., to Elijah and Ella Mayne Spurling. She moved from Pocahontas, Iowa, to Bentonville 21 years ago, and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Bentonville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred “Al” Schramm, Jan. 5, 1999.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Douglas Schramm and Peg of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Roger Schramm and Diane of Storm Lake, Iowa; two daughters and sons-in-law, Janice Sanders and Thomas of Fayetteville and Nancy Gordon and Barry of Baltimore, Md.; nine grandchildren.
Memorial service will be at 3 p.m. today at Faith Lutheran Church in Bentonville, with pastor Todd Jones officiating. Arrangements are by Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory of Bella Vista.
Memorials may be made to the “Lutheran Hour,” c/o Faith Lutheran Church, 1602 N.W. 12th Street, Bentonville, 72712.  

Amy Andrews
FAYETTEVILLE — Amy Andrews, 107, of Fayetteville died March 1, 2000, at Fayetteville City Hospital.
She was born Oct. 17, 1892, in Hurley, S.D., to George H. and Mary Emmaline Piper.
She moved to Arkansas 21 years ago and was formerly of Oregon and California.
She was preceded in death by her husband, W.E. “Ted” Andrews, in 1963.
Survivors include three daughters, Dorothy Jackson of Bowling Green, Mo., Eleanor Rundell of Fayetteville and Cecil Echelberger of Chatsworth, Calif.; one sister, Alta Andrews of Virginia, Minn.; one brother, Max Piper of Milton-Freewater, Ore.
Burial will be in Hurley, S.D. No services are planned.
Arrangements are by Moore’s Chapel in Fayetteville.

Gayle 'Robin' Benedict
FAYETTEVILLE — Gayle “Robin” Benedict, 42, of Fayetteville died Feb. 28, 2000, as a result of an accident in Fayetteville. She was born June 24, 1957, in Columbus, Ohio, to Dale Lawrence and Martha Josephine Gruver Benedict.
She attended South Mountain High School in Phoenix, Ariz., the University of Arkansas and earned a B.A. degree in physical education from Ohio State University.
She was a member of her high-school track team, was active in Girl Scouts and a member of the 4-H, winning awards for sewing and cooking.
She was a gymnast, ballerina, a Black Belt in Tae-Kwondo, an ice skater and had done professional modeling.
She designed a line of jewelry called Baubles by Robin. She helped with the family business, Bio-Tech Pharmacal Inc., and was formerly employed by several local establishments.
Survivors include her parents of Fayetteville; one son, Dorian Dorshorst of Tulsa, Okla.; one daughter, Tawny Dru Murphy of Moore, Okla.; three brothers, Dale Mark Benedict of Alexandria, Va., Trail Benjamin Benedict of Springdale and Jonathan Edward “Chip” Benedict of Fayetteville; one sister, V. Hope Rachel Benedict of Phoenix.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Nelson’s Funeral Home in Fayetteville. A gathering of family and friends will follow the service at Bio-Tech, 3481 N. Highway 112, Fayetteville.
Arrangements are by Nelson’s Funeral Home in Fayetteville.
For information on memorial contributions, call Bio-Tech Pharmacal.

Lucille R. Carrington
ROGERS — Lucille Rita Carrington, 85, of Rogers died Feb. 27, 2000, at Beverly Health Care Center in Rogers.
She was born April 14, 1914, in Chicago, Ill., to Thomas and Rita Hobin. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
She enjoyed gardening and piano and organ music. She moved to Rogers in 1977 from Chicago.
Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Dolores Young and Peter and Pat Abrams, all of Rogers; two brothers, Charles Hobin of the home and John Hobin of Chicago; one sister, Henrietta Danniello of Chicago; four grandchildren.
Services will be at 7 p.m. today at Callison-Lough Funeral Home in Rogers.
Burial will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Chicago.

William Caughman
TULSA, Okla. — William “Bill” Caughman, 79, of Tulsa died Feb. 28, 2000, at his home.
Arrangements are pending at Moore’s Chapel in Fayetteville.

Jenevieve Elliott
LOWELL — Jenevieve Elliott, 77, of Lowell died Feb. 28, 2000, at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. She was born April 3, 1922, in Platteville, Colo., to Earnest Lyndle and Lovilla Carolyn Hicks Judd. She was a retired bookkeeper and a member of Fellowship Bible Church in Springdale.
Survivors include her husband, Edward C. Elliott of the home, to whom she was married May 15, 1952; one son, John A. Elliott of Glenville, N.Y.; one daughter, Lovilla S. Dunlap of Lowell; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Unity Baptist Church in Rogers.
Arrangements are by Moore’s Chapel of Fayetteville.
Memorials may be made to Fish Pond Ministries, 10481 West. Drive, Lowell, 72745.

Dixie Lee Gibson
SILOAM SPRINGS — Dixie Lee Gibson, 71, of Siloam Springs died March 1, 2000, at Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital.
She was born May 13, 1928, in Hawthorne, Calif., to Temple B. and Minnie V. Davis Mounger. She was a homemaker and a longtime resident of Siloam Springs. She was affiliated with the First United Methodist Church in Siloam Springs. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Gibson, in 1993.
Survivors include one son, Greg Gibson of Siloam Springs; one daughter, Annette Rich of Overland Park, Kan.; three grandchildren, Tammy Crawford of Lanexa, Kan., Deborah Farley of Lee’s Summit, Mo., and Brian Gibson of Siloam Springs; two sisters, Pat Myers of Lamore, Calif., and Melanie Quisumbing of Torrance, Calif.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs with the Rev. Phil Misenheimer officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home of Siloam Springs.

Fred Gordon
ROGERS — Fred Cloyd Gordon, 86, of Rogers, died March 1, 2000, at his home. He was born May 17, 1913, in Shamrock, Texas, to Giles C. and Jennie Echols Gordon.
He was the principal of various elementary schools for 33 years.
He was a member of Central United Methodist Church in Rogers and enjoyed gardening, reading and hunting.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and earned the Good Conduct and Victory ribbons.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Hulsey Gordon, to whom he was married in 1940.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Freddie C. Gordon and Mary Anne of Rogers; a sister, Mary Gordon of Rogers; three grandchildren, Casey Gordon, Angela Fearnow and Keely Hunt; and three great-grandchildren, Kady Fearnow and Ryan and Megan Hunt.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Callison-Lough Funeral Chapel in Rogers.
A graveside service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Benton County Memorial Park Cemetery in Rogers.
Arrangements are under the direction of Callison-Lough Funeral Service in Rogers.

Madeline Hardister
SPRINGDALE — Memorials for Madeline M. Hardister, who died Feb. 21, 2000, may be made to Friends of Hospice, c/o Washington Regional Medical Center, 4241 Gabel Drive, Fayetteville, 72703.

Gladys Macias
SPRINGDALE — Gladys Lucille Macias, 86, of Springdale died Feb. 28, 2000, at Springdale. She was born June 19, 1913, in Monte Ne to George and Amanda Autrey Hoffarth. She was a Pentecostal. Her hobbies were quilting, sewing and cooking.
Survivors include three sons, Gordon Leroy Wagner, Danny Myers and Andy Macias, all of Springdale; three daughters, Joann Ferguson of Cashmere, Wash., Sharolette Barlas of Houston, Texas, and Sheron Myers of Springdale; two brothers, Jack Hoffarth of Cave Springs and Jerry Hoffarth of Springdale; three sisters, Pearl Lindley and Allie Welkley, both of Springdale, and Viann Droege of Illinois; 25 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Colbaugh Church with the Rev. Saul Anderson officiating.
Burial will be in Colbaugh Cemetery under the direction of Sisco Chapel in Springdale.
Pallbearers will be David Hoffarth, Oscar Creger, Danny Myers, Zack Macias, Joshua Myers and Steven Glasco.
Honorary pallbearer will be Andy Macias.
Visitation begins at 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

Pat Olson
PEA RIDGE — Pat Olson, 62, of Pea Ridge died Feb. 28, 2000, at Concordia Care Center in Bella Vista. She was born Jan. 5, 1938, in McAlester, Okla., to George Thomas and Rozella Mae Fleming Keen. She retired to Pea Ridge in 1978 from Berryville and was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 35 in Avoca and was a Baptist.
She enjoyed reading, puzzles and movies.
Her husband, Clair Richard Olson, preceded her in death in 1986.
Survivors include two sons, Rick Olson of Rocky Comfort, Mo., and John Olson of Pea Ridge; two daughters, Patricia Anderson of Pineville, Mo., and Jennifer McCarley of Pea Ridge; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sisco Funeral Home in Pea Ridge with Thomas McDonald officiating.
Burial will be in Pea Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Thaxton K. Powell
HUNTSVILLE — Thaxton Kenneth Powell, 79, of Huntsville died March 1, 2000, at Meadowview Lodge Nursing Home in Huntsville. He was born Nov. 21, 1920, in Huntsville to Claud Eli and Molly Mary McCoy Powell. He was retired from Tyson Foods and was a member of First Baptist Church in Huntsville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Edna Boyd Powell, on March 22, 1985.
Survivors include two sons, Clinton Powell of Berryville and Kenneth Powell of Huntsville; two daughters, Beverly McLoud and Winnie Gregory, both of Huntsville; one brother, Roy Powell of Huntsville; one sister, Rema Ahart of Huntsville; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Bohannan Cemetery with the Rev. Glen Faulkner officiating.
Arrangements are by Brashears Funeral Home in Huntsville.
Pallbearers will be Stanley Powell, Kendall McLoud, Dennis Main, Rex Davis Jr., Dean McCoy and Dewey Worley.

Mary L. Ravenscroft
FAYETTEVILLE — Mary L. Ravenscroft, 85, of Fayetteville died Feb. 29, 2000, at Fayetteville.
Arrangements are pending at Nelson’s Funeral Home in Fayetteville.

Eugene W. Setty
SPRINGDALE — Eugene W. “Gene” Setty, 85, of Springdale died Feb. 29, 2000, at Springdale. He was born May 5, 1914, in Bridgeton, Ind., to Ernest and Lalah Hamilton Setty. He moved to the area in 1965 from Chicago, Ill., and retired as manager of the life, health and financial-services department at Walker Brothers Insurance in 1990, where he had been employed since 1968. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Springdale, the Rotary Club, past president of Springdale Chamber of Commerce, past president of Northwest Arkansas Association of Life Underwriters and past president of the United Way in Springdale. He received Springdale’s Outstanding Civic Service Award in 1988. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Avory Setty, in 1971.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Joyce Black Setty of the home, to whom he was married April 13, 1973; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mike Setty and Barbara of Mount Pleasant, Texas, and David Rutty and Judy of Double Oak, Texas; three daughters and sons-in-law, Sherry Irvine and Stan of Marlin, Texas, Teresa Mathews and Chuck of Henderson, Nev., and Cindy Kalinowski and Chris of Springdale; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Springdale with the Rev. David Orr officiating.
Burial will be in Bluff Cemetery under the direction of Sisco Chapel of Springdale.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Adrian Luttrell, Ken Galloway, Bill Walker, Joe Herriman, Pat Henry, Van Cothren, Rick Ricker and Frank O’Donnell.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 206 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale, 72764, or a favorite charity.

Robert Slinger
ROGERS — Robert “Bob” Slinger, 76, of Rogers died March 1, 2000, at his home. He was born July 5, 1923, in Bowlegs, Okla., to Richard and Eva Slinger.
He worked as a welder for many years in the Tulsa, Okla., area before moving to Rogers in 1990.
He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a sports enthusiast.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Wilma Sallee and Rocky of Rogers; one brother, Bill Slinger of Tulsa; one granddaughter, Nicole Sallee of Rogers.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Floral Haven Cemetery in Broken Arrow, Okla., with the Rev. Ted Miller officiating.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the family home in Rogers.
Arrangements are by Callison-Lough Funeral Home in Rogers.

Ann Margaret Zella
CENTERTON — Ann Margaret Zella, 86, of Centerton died Feb. 27, 2000, at her home. She was born March 12, 1913, in Ironwood, Mich., to John and Anna Babinac Cenkner. She was employed by Mount Clemens Pottery for many years before moving to Centerton in 1997. She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Mount Clemens. She enjoyed ceramics, sewing and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Zella, to whom she was married Nov. 14, 1936.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Gloria Frederick and Patrick of Bella Vista and Marlene Celsnak and Frank of Bonita Springs, Fla.; three sisters, Julia Poupard and Helen Keersmaekers, both of Michigan, and Margaret Aslakson of California; one brother, John Cenkner of California; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Local arrangements are by Callison-Lough Funeral Service in Rogers.
Services will be held in Michigan.

Gerald J. Zielinski
WEST FORK — Gerald J. Zielinski, 55, of West Fork died Feb. 29, 2000, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Nelson’s Funeral Home in Fayetteville.


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