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
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,
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
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
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
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.
ELKINS — Samantha Neal, 87, of Elkins died April 29, 1999, at Fayetteville
Health and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Moore’s Chapel
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.
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
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
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
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;
Services will be at 7 p.m. today at Callison-Lough Funeral Home in
Burial will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Chicago.
TULSA, Okla. — William “Bill” Caughman, 79, of Tulsa died Feb. 28,
2000, at his home.
Arrangements are pending at Moore’s Chapel in Fayetteville.
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
Arrangements are by Moore’s Chapel of Fayetteville.
Memorials may be made to Fish Pond Ministries, 10481 West. Drive, Lowell,
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.