Miscellaneous Pulaski County, Arkansas Obituaries

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Judith A. Jennings
     Judith Annette Jennings, 44, of Cabot died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was emplyed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Little Rock for 10½ years.
     She is survived by her husband, David Jennings; two children, Jana and Jace Jennings, all of Cabot. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Herman and Inice Robinson of Wabbaseka and Tom and Edith Allen of England. Other survivors include her parents, Frank and Bonnie Allen of Conway, formerly of Pine Bluff; brothers, Ronnie Allen of Hot Springs and Michael Allen of Conway; her father and mother-in-law, Lamar and Shirley Jennings of Little Rock, who loved her dearly; sister-in-laws, Denise Fallone of Benton and Debra Ashcraft of Pine Bluff; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who cherished her presence during her life with us.
     Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, with family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
     Services will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Mt. Carmel Baptist  Church. Interment will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
     Contributions may be made to The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, P.O. Box 910888, Dallas, Texas 75391-0888 or to Zale Lipsey University Hospital, 5151 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75235. 
Arrangements are by Cabot Funeral Home.

James T. Mahoney
     James T. Mahoney, 64, of Jacksonville died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001. 
     He is survived by his wife, Mary Mahoney of Jacksonville; five sons, Tony Brown of Gravel Ridge, Keith Mahoney of Romance, Michael Mahoney of Jacksonville, Dennis Mahoney of Cabot and Steven Mahoney Dodson of Jacksonville; five daughters, Virginia McCauley of Hawaii, Peggy Bell of North Little Rock, Vickie Scroggins of Sherwood, Carlene Lewis of Ohio and Loretta Sinkey of North Little Rock; six brothers, Charles Mahoney of Lonoke, Gene Mahoney of Beebe, Robert, Paul and Ricky Mahoney both of Cabot, and Earl Mahoney of El Paso; five sisters, Nell Winn and Joyce Justice both of Cabot, Nancy Romine of Jacksonville, Mary Hughes of California, and Charlene Mahoney of Texas; 22 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
     Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home Chapel, followed by a private interment at a later date.

Rufus Wood
     Rufus Obadiah Wood, 97, of Humnoke died Monday. He was a member of Flynn Pentecostal Church and was a WWII Army veteran. 
     Survivors are two sons, Paul Wood of Bruce, Miss., Jimmy Wood of Stuttgart; daughter, Carolyn Lawson of Hamburg; stepdaughter, Faye Barth of Alamogordo, N.M.; stepson, Bill Lokey of Carlisle; stepdaughter, Virginia Crawford, Kennett, Mo.; sister, Ione Morris, Weed, Calif.; 24 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. 
     Services were Wednesday at Pentecostal Church of God in Humnoke with burial in Flynn Cemetery. Arrangements by Roller-England Funeral Home.

Sonny C. Weatherly
Sonny C. Weatherly, 55, of St. Charles, died Nov. 4, 2001. 
Survivors include a daughter, Kimberly Pierce of Mabelvale; a brother, Troy Weatherley of Cabot; and three grandchildren.
Graveside services were Wednesday at Rest Hills Memorial Mausoleum. Arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home.

James L. High
     James L. High, 87, a retired rice farmer of Lonoke, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001. 
     Survivors include his son, J.L. High of Lonoke; two grandsons, Sam and Jennifer High of Little Rock, Blake and Malynda High and one great-granddaughter, Hayley all of Plano, Texas; one sister, Dorothy Walker of Lonoke. 
     Services were Tuesday at Boyd Chapel with interment in Wattensaw Cemetery by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.

Janica Carrow
     Janica Lynn Stokes Carrow, 42, of Ward died Nov. 3, 2001. She was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church.
     She is survived by her husband, Gary; father, Frank Stokes of Conway; mother, Mary Morton of Morrilton; two brothers, Mark of Conway, Shawn of Beebe; sister, Donna McClintock of Sherwood; and stepsister, Cathy West of Ward. 
     Memorial services were Tuesday at First Freewill Baptist Church. Huson Funeral Home, Sherwood, was in charge.

Richard Jeffrey Sr.
     Richard L. Jeffrey Sr., 51, died Nov. 1, 2001. 
     He is survived by his wife, Mable Jeffrey; one daughter, Veronica Lawrence; one son, Richard L. Jeffrey Jr. of Jacksonville; three grandchildren; five sisters, Beverly Adkins of Jacksonville, Anita Hayes of North Little Rock, Sandra Blue of Little Rock, Jacqueline Dodson of Lafayette, La., and Patsy Turner of North Little Rock; four brothers, Ronald Jeffrey, Douglas Goodman of North Little Rock, John Jeffrey of Lonoke, and Michael Jeffrey of Atlanta, Ga. Hubble Funeral Home was in charge.

Paul James Graham
     Paul James Graham, age 78, of Little Rock died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001. 
     He is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Edward Lee and Lola Graham of Little Rock; a son, Paul James Graham Jr. of Little Rock; two sisters, Marie Garrett and Birdie Pearson of Jacksonville; grandson and wife, Timothy and Courtney Graham; grandsons, Christopher and Michael Graham; and one great-grandchild, Timothy David Graham. 
     Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2001, Cabot Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home.

Minnie Isbell
     Minnie Tipton Isbell, 95, a lifelong resident of the Snake Island community near Carlisle, died Nov. 2, 2001. She was a member of Rowe’s Chapel Baptist Church in Humnoke and had been a Primary Sunday School teacher for over 50 years. 
     Survivors include one son, Leroy Isbell of Humnoke; and 11 grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Woodrow Tipton of Hickory Plains.
     Funeral services were Nov. 4, at Rowe’s Chapel Baptist Church at Humnoke. Wilson Funeral Home in England was in charge.

Betty Ann Munnerlyn
     Betty Ann Munnerlyn, 61, of North Little Rock died Thursday, November 1, 2001.
     Survivors include her husband, Bobby Munnerlyn; two sons, Johnny Maness of Scott, Randy Maness of Lonoke; one daughter, Denise Simons of Nashville, Tennessee; three brothers, James Crouch, Carroll Crouch, and Joe Crouch, all of North Little Rock; and five grandchildren.
     Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Mulberry Cemetery.

Eddie C. Walls
     Eddie C. Walls, 64, of Austin, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2001. He was retired from the USAF as a master sergeant of 26 years of service, retired from Lonoke School District. He was a member and a Post Commander of VFW Post 4548, and a member of Moose Lodge 942, and a member of American Legion #1.
     Eddie is survived by his wife, Adrienne K. Walls; daughters, Carolyn Sue Smith of Cabot, Karen Diane Wilson of Newport, Debra Ann Andrews of Florence, Ala., Belinda Faye Taylor of Beebe, Laura Teresa Mead of Atkins, Iowa; one son, Eddie Carroll Walls Jr. of Jacksonville; one brother, Earl Walls of Houston, Texas; sisters, Doris Chumley, Shirley Chadwick, Linda Maines all of Crescent Springs, Ky., Marlene Vercheak of Villa HIlls, Ky., and Patricia Fox of Marietta, Ga.; and 11 grandchildren. 
Donations can be made to Hospice Home Care, 1414 East Race Street, Searcy, Ark. 72143. 
     Funeral services were Saturday, Nov. 3, at Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in Chapel Hill Memorial Park.

William Herbert Ellis
     William Herbert Ellis, age 76, of Cabot, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2001. 
He was born Feb. 25, 1925, in Letona, to the late Rev. Charlie V. and Bertha Baker Ellis. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Juanita Fuller; brother, Charles Ellis; first wife, Virginia Gene Ellis.He is survived by his wife of the home, Eva Ellis of Cabot; three step-sons, Martin Hicks of Searcy, Wayne Hicks of Pangburn and Bill Hicks of Searcy; one step-daughter, Debra Collison of Judsonia; one sister, Lena Mae Logue of Beebe; two brothers, James Ellis of Batesville, and LeeRoy Ellis of Holland, Mich.; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
     Services were at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2001, at the Cabot Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Antioch Cemetery. Arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home. 
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Dorothy McPhearson
     Dorothy McPhearson, 63, of Lonoke died Nov. 4, 2001.
     Survivors include her children, Shirley, Doris, Janice, Billy, Robert, Lynn, William, Sylvester, Gary, and Ollie; three sisters and a brother.
Family hour will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Nov. 9, at Boyd Funeral Home Chapel, Lonoke.
     Funeral will be at 11:30 a.m., Nov. 10, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church at Pettus. Gunn Funeral Home of Little Rock will be in charge.

Charles ‘Chicken’ Jeans
Charles R. “Chicken” Jeans, 72, a retired farmer, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002.
He was born in England, Aug. 4, 1929, the son of Dewitt and Mildred Hicks Jeans. He was a lifelong resident of England and had served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Landmark Baptist Church, U.S. Army veteran, member of Masonic Lodge 507, former England School Board member, and former Agricultural Plantation Museum board member. Chicken was the sponsor of the annual “Po Boy Supper” held in Coy for many years. The supper was considered a must by most politicians and drew many state and local officials.
Survivors include his wife, Lila Wilson Jeans; two sons, Kevin and Kyle (Stacy) Jeans; two daughters, Tracey Williams and Karen Jeans; two grandchildren, Brianna Williams and Ky Jeans; and sister, Lenora Watson, all of England.
Services were Jan. 25, at Wilson Funeral Home, England. Interment was in Mulberry Cemetery.
Active pall bearers were Chet Chaney, Tommy Smith, Ricky Martin, Will Feland, David Nipps and Laudis Brantley.
Honorary pall bearers were Joe Melton, Charlie Troutman, Dude Spence, Jimmy Boggess, Bobby Roe, Carroll King, Dearl Henderson and David Shelby.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Jasper Self
Jasper Franklin “Bud” Self, 61, of Little Rock, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002.
He was of the Christian faith.
He is survived by a brother, Joseph Self of Carlisle; sisters, Edith Bollier of Dallas, Texas, Diane Barrett of Bentonville, and Shirley Talbert of Benton.
Funeral services were Saturday, Jan. 26, in the Chapel of Griffin Leggett-Forest Hills. Interment was in Pinecrest Cemetery. 
Memorials may be made to the Ward United Methodist Church “Good Samaritan Fund”, P.O. Box 251, Ward, Ark., 72176.

Goldie Johnson
Goldie S. Johnson, 97, of Carlisle died Jan. 26, 2002.
She was a retired elementary teacher and the widow of W. Chester Johnson. She graduated from Carlisle High School in 1924 and attended Arkansas State Teacher’s College in Conway. “Miss Goldie,” as she is fondly remembered, taught the first grade in Carlisle for almost 20 years. She delighted in the fact that she taught quite a few students whose parents she had also taught in previous years. The Carlisle Methodist Church was a major part of her life. She was a Sunday School teacher and active member of the United Methodist Women for many years. She and her husband, Chester, served as lay leaders to the Little Rock District’s Annual Conference of Arkansas Methodist Churches for 14 consecutive years.
She is survived by her only son, Dale Robert Johnson of Pensacola, Fla.; her only sister, Jewell Jackson of Carlisle; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Rev. Wade Shownes conducted her funeral services at Carlisle First United Methodist Church, Wednesday, Jan. 30. Burial was in Carlisle Cemetery by Westbrook Funeral Home.

Emmett Warren Jr.
Emmett Earl “Bo” Warren Jr., 52, of Cabot passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002.
He was a salesman for Block Drug Company, a member of the First Baptist Church in Cabot, avid bird hunter and enjoyed playing golf.
He was preceded in death by his father, Emmett Earl Warren Sr.
He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Vicki Glover Warren; two children, Clay and Jessica Warren, all of the home; mother, Ruth Warren of Conway; brother, Roger Warren; and two sisters, Mrs. Ralph Moix and Teresa Phillips, all of Conway.
Services were at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at the First Baptist Church in Cabot. Interment was in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Arrangements were by Cabot Funeral Home.

Roy L. Plummer
Roy L. Plummer, 85, died Jan. 26, 2002.
He is survived by his son, Jerry L. Plummer of Sacramento, Calif., and his daughter, Joy L. Black of Sheridan; four grandsons; four great-grandsons, five sisters and one brother.
Plummer was born and grew up in Lonoke County. He spent his working years in the dairy and milk industries, working for Terry, Midwest and Coleman Dairys. He was a member of Gardner Memorial Methodist Church.
Funeral services were Wednesday at Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Gardner Memorial Church Fund.
North Little Rock Funeral Home was in charge.

Jewell Miller
Jewell Culp Standley Miller, 87, of North Little Rock, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002.
She was a member of Sylvan Hills Church of Christ, Ladies Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Fireman and Engine Men.
Survivors include her daughter, Sue Standley Henderson of Little Rock; two sons, John Standley and Wayne Standley, both of North Little Rock; two sisters, Lois Read of Houston, Texas, Mary Catherine Gordon of Cabot; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Boy Scouts of America, Quapaw Area Council, 3220 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72202.
Funeral was Wednesday at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Pinecrest Cemetery.

Elizabeth Jewett
Elizabeth Ann Ray Jewett, 66, of Cabot died Jan. 26, 2002.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Cabot and co-owner of Cabot Gallery of North Little Rock.
She is survived by her husband, Dr. Clinton N. Jewett; daughter, Ann Elizabeth Martin of North Little Rock; two grandchildren; two brothers, Gerald P. Ray and Cary J. Ray of Cabot; and her mother, Lucille Elizabeth Ray of Cabot.
A memorial service was held Tuesday, Jan. 29, in the chapel of Griffin Leggett Rest Hills, North Little Rock.
Memorials may be made to CARTI at UAMS; or Hospice Home Care, 1501 North University Ave., Suite 340, Little Rock, Ark.

Gertrude Findlay
Gertrude Elizabeth “Molly” Findlay, 70, of Cabot, widow of William P. Findlay, formerly of North Little Rock, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002.
She was the former co-owner and operator of Bromley Parts and Service in Little Rock.
Survivors include one son, William Neil Findlay of North Little Rock; three daughters, Kathrin Mary Holland of Cabot, Beth Shaw, Diane Mansfield, all of Jacksonville; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Dennis Smith of Chicago, Ill.
A Rosary Service was held Tuesday, followed by a memorial service at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel.
Memorials may be made to a local animal shelter.
Cremation arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home,

Mary Charlene Barton
Mary Charlene Barton, 47, of Clarksville, died Jan. 25, 2002.
Survivors include four brothers, Leonard Barton of Lawton, Okla., James Barton of Bristol, Fla., George Barton of Jacksonville, and Charles Barton of Lonoke; a sister, Hazel Milligan of North Little Rock.
Funeral was Tuesday, Jan. 29, at Shinn Chapel in Russellville. Burial was in the Rest Hills Cemetery in North Little Rock, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.

Claudia Fowler
Claudia Marie Fowler, age 70, of Ward, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002.
She is survived by her husband, Freddie G. Fowler; one son, Ernie Fell; five daughters, Sonjia Michaels, Belinda Moon, Bonnie Bumgartner, Mary Barnett and Sylvia Malek; 10 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; one brother; four sisters.
Funeral service was Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, at Austin Church of Christ, with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

William Odell Wagnon
William Odell Wagnon, age 92, of Little Rock died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002.
He was a retired clothing salesman. He was a member of Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, Camden Masonic Lodge #11, Sahara Shrine Temple, Albert Pike Scottish Rite Consistory, Arkansas Senior Golf Association and was a charter member of the Pine Bluff Lions Club. He had served as a Boy Scout leader and was a United States Army Veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife of sixty-seven years, Ernestine Wilson Wagnon; three sons, Dr. William O. Wagnon, Jr. of Topeka, Kan., Lawrence W. Wagnon of Edmond, Okla. and David H. Wagnon of Cabot; two brothers, John Thelbert Wagnon of Bearden and Hugh E. Wagnon of Pine Bluff; four sisters, Beadie Ross, Mildred Steelman and Estelle McFarland all of Banks and Maudell Smith of Camden; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was Jan. 26, at Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church. Interment was in Pinecrest Memorial Park. Arrangements were by Roller-Chenal Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, 4823 Woodlawn, Little Rock, Ark. 72205
Arkansas.

Howard E. Campbell
Howard E. Campbell, age 73, of Oklahoma City died Jan. 24, 2002.
He was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and a retired Hospital Administrator for Hillcrest Hospital in Oklahoma City and Little River County Hospital in Ashdown.
Survivors include his wife, Anna, of the home; two sons, Mark Allen Campbell of Cabot, Kenneth Dale Campbell of Oklahoma City; two sisters, Zelda M. Orr of Nashville, Ark., and Linda L. Trapp of Texarkana, Texas; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were Jan. 25, at South Walker Church of Christ with interment in the Pisgah Cemetery in Pottsville.

Mary Ann Erwin
Mary Ann Erwin, age 77, of Cabot died Jan. 22, 2002.
She is survived by two sons, Wayne Fendley of Cabot and Keith Fendley of Mena; a daughter, Frances Guererro of Stockton, Calif.; 15 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Cremation arrangements by Griffin Leggett Rest Hills.

Ruth E. Wooten
Ruth E. Wooten, 53, of Jacksonville died Jan. 24, 2002.
She was employed by Maybelline.
Survivors include a daughter, Teresa York, and two sons, Jonathan Murphy and Charles Wooten, all of Jacksonville; three sisters, Joyce Cooney of Jacksonville, Kathy Harrison and Tammy Taylor, both of Conway; a brother, Rick Morris of Jacksonville; and 8 grandchildren.
Graveside service was Jan. 29 at Hamilton Cemetery near Carlisle. 

H.M. LeMay
H.M. “Mack” LeMay, 72, of Austin died Jan. 28, 2002.
He was a retired dairy farmer and cattle farmer, a charter member of Oak Grove First Baptist Church, and a member of the Oak Grove Cemetery Board.
Survivors are his wife, Freddie Mae LeMay; a son, Mikey LeMay of Austin; a daughter, Diann Garrett of Romance; a brother, George “Isaac” Wilson of Cabot; a sister, Corinne Waller of Austin; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m., Feb. 1, at Country Chapel Church, Ward, with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery by Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.

Evelyn Allen
Evelyn Emmons Allen, 59, of Pine Bluff died Feb. 9 at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center. She attended Joe T. Robinson and White Hall Schools and was a member of the 28th Street Church of Christ. She did volunteer work with the Girl Scouts and served as director of Camp Taloha. She worked in the Dollarway School District.
Survivors include her husband, Oscar Earl Allen; a son, David Allen of Pine Bluff; a daughter, Kellie A. Pennington of Sherwood; her mother; three sisters, Tina McHughes of Alexander, Kay Harrington of North Little Rock and Tonya Farkas of Baltimore, Md.; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services were Feb. 12 in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson and Son with Mr. Edgar Dye officiating. Burial was in Cypress Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Little Rock.

Marjorie Nell Avery
Funeral services for Marjorie Nell Avery, 67, of Magnolia, were Tuesday, February 13, 2001, at First Baptist Church with burial at De Ann Cemetery in Prescott. She died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001.
Survivors include her husband Billy Don Avery of Magnolia; two sons Don Avery of Magnolia and David Avery of North Little Rock; daughters, Dena Haltom of Sherwood, Pam Avery of Magnolia, Patty Avery of Little Rock; six grandchildren; brothers, Clifford Warren of Taylor, Gene Warren of Hope, Ralph Warren of Little Rock; and a sister, Florine Tubb, of Texarkana, Ark.

Bruce Epperson Sr.
Bruce Edward Epperson Sr., 47, of North Little Rock, died Feb. 6, 2001. He was a member of Geyer Springs First Baptist Church and a registered nurse. He graduated from Baptist School of Nursing in 1990.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Epperson of North Little Rock; four sons, Bruce Edward Epperson Jr. of Hartman, Steven Andrew and Michael Scott Lyons of North Little Rock and Kevin Allen Lyons of Cabot; a daughter, Amanda Lee Epperson of Hartman; and four brothers.
Funeral services were Feb. 12 at Huson Funeral Home in North Little Rock by Dr. Bill Harris. Interment was in Little Rock National Cemetery.

Dortha Sue Greene
Dortha Sue Greene, 78, of Sherwood died Feb. 9, 2001. She was active with Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation, Baptist Health Systems Foundation and UA Medical Sciences Foundation. She attended Indianhead Lake Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Camden E. Greene; one daughter, Susan K. Greene of North Little Rock; one son Richard Greene of Fayetteville; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services were Feb. 12 at Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Chapel with Dr. Warren Watkins officiating. Burial was in the National Cemetery in Fayetteville with graveside services on Feb. 13. Arrangements were by Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral Home.

Ralph L. Hurst
Ralph L. Hurst, age 77, of Sherwood, died Feb. 5, 2001. He was a member of the VFW in Jacksonville and a WWII Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Wilda Jean Hurst of Sherwood; one son, Lyle R. Hurst of Florissant, Mo.; two daughters, Susan Choitz of Richmond, Texas, and Anita Van Ingen of Sherwood; two brothers, James Hurst of Farmington, Ill., and Donald Hurst of Elmwood, Ill.; one sister, Ruth Lagerbloom of Peoria, Ill.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Friday at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church with burial at Rest Hills Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the church, to Hanna City United Methodist Church, Illinois, or Hanna City Volunteer Fire Dept., Ill.

Imogene Lanier
Imogene Graves Yates Lanier, 63, of Sheridan, died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001.
Survivors include a daughter, Angela Walthall of Sherwood; a sister, Kathryn Flynt of Sheridan; brothers, Paul Graves of Pine Bluff, Buck and Reed Graves; and three grandchildren.
Funeral was Wednesday at Marlow Missionary Baptist Church with burial at Orion Cemetery.

Ida Mae Porterfield
Ida Mae Porterfield, 79, of Ashdown, formerly of North Little Rock, died Feb. 8, 2001. She was a retired beautician and a member of Rose City Church of Christ.
Survivors include two sons, Guy D. Porterfield Jr. of Sherwood and Jimmy D. Porterfield of Bruno; a sister, Mozelle Brown of Ashdown; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Feb. 12 at Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. John H. Cannon officiating. Interment was in Pinecrest Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Rose City Church of Christ, North Little Rock.

Rev. Gordon Reddin
Rev. Gordon Reddin, age 85, of Sherwood, died Feb. 12, 2001. He served as editor of the Baptist Trumpet, director of the BMA Children’s Home, moderator of the BMA of Arkansas, and assistant moderator of the BMA of America. He was active in masonry with both Royal Arch and Scottish Rite degrees.
Survivors include his wife, Annie Morrison Reddin; a daughter, Frankie Brown of Sherwood; a son, Dr. Randall Reddin of Pine Bluff; one brother, Ralph Cottrell of Tyler, Texas; two sisters, Blanche Barnes of Camden and Ruby Sebasta of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Three of his brothers and his son were ordained ministers.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 15, at Greater New Hope Baptist Church at 1723 W. 44th St. in North Little Rock, with Rev. James Ray Raines and Rev. Ralph Cottrell officiating. Arrangements are by Roller-Owens Funeral Home.
Interment will follow at Rest Hills Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to BMA Children’s Home in Magnolia.

Agge L. Scruggs
Agge L. Scruggs, age 93, of Sherwood, died Feb. 7, 2001. He was a retired printer from the Arkansas Gazette with 35 years of service, and a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Loraine Clifton Scruggs; a son, Agge E. Scruggs of Louisville, Texas; a daughter, Loraine S. Lambert of North Little Rock; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Saturday at Roller-Owens Funeral Home with entombment at Rest Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Methodist Children’s Home.

Karl D. Stutsman, Sr. 
Karl D. Stutsman, Sr., 81, of Sherwood, died Feb. 12, 2001.
The funeral Mass will be Friday afternoon at St. Jude's Catholic Church in Jacksonville. A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home in North Little Rock.

Clyde Dalton Valentine
Clyde Dalton Valentine, age 90, of Cabot, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2001.
He had one of the first shoe repair shops in Cabot and one at Park Hill in the 1940s. He was a tool and die machinist for Westinghouse, and a member of the Remount Baptist Church and Big Rock Lodge in North Little Rock.
Survivors include his daughter, Ruby Kittell of Lonoke; a son, Franklin Valentine of Warren; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were Monday at Rest Hills Memorial Park. Arrangements were by Cabot Funeral Home.

Jackie “Hack” Waller 
Jackie “Hack” Waller, age 47, of North Little Rock, died Feb. 10, 2001. 
Survivors are two sons, Deketric Harper Sr. of Little Rock, and Fredrick Waller of North Little Rock; three daughters, Tippannee Waller and Errca Waller of Jacksonville, and Jakkee Moore of Germany; his father, Zadichi Waller of Little Rock; a brother, Ronnie Waller of California; a sister, Peggy Richie of North Little Rock; and eight grandchildren. 
Visitation is Friday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at at Hubble Funeral Home. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Hubble Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Hickory Plains.

Arthur L. Clay Jr.
Arthur L. Clay Jr., 74, of North Little Rock died Jan. 22, 2002.
Survivors include three sisters, Annie Wallace, Sue Finley and Katherine Moss; and a brother, Arvin Clay.
Graveside service was held at Kennerly Cemetery in Roland. Huson Funeral Home of Sherwood was in charge.

Mary Virginia Jones
Mary Virginia Jones, 84, of Little Rock, died Tuesday, January 22, 2002. 
She was a member of First Christian Church, Little Rock, past President of the 20th Century Club, past State President of the Arkansas Medical Auxiliary, a volunteer for the American Red Cross, Den Mother and Troop Leader.
She is survived by two sons; Erner Jones., of Sherwood and J. Phelps Jones, of Dallas, Texas; a daughter, Marti Hampton, of Little Rock; nine grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
A graveside gathering in remembrance of Mrs. Jones was held Jan. 25, in Oakland Cemetery, Fordyce. Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Custom Funerals & Cremations, were in charge.

Nora Lee Roussel
Nora Lee Woodruff Roussel, age 67, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Searcy.
She is survived by her mother, Ellie Woodruff Cantwell; four children, Pam Lowery of Sherwood, Michele Wasson of North Little Rock, Scott Roussel of Searcy, Phillip Roussel of Searcy; one sister, Dorothy Morgan; one brother, Kenneth Woodruff, all of Grubbs; 10 grandchildren.
A celebration of her life was held at Powell Funeral Home Wednesday, Jan. 30. Burial was in White County Memorial Gardens. 
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Arkansas Chapter, or the Arkansas Children’s Home.

Adam Bradly Conrad
Adam Bradly Conrad, age 91, of Sherwood, died Jan. 24, 2002. 
He was a deacon at First Baptist Church of Sherwood; a volunteer at the Sherwood Fire Department where he retired from; and retired M.O.P. Railroad in North Little Rock.
He is survived by his wife, Ella Mae Conrad of the home; daughter, Barbara Bryant of San Antonio, Texas; stepsons, Hoyt A. Agee Jr. of Deberry, Texas, Adron G. Agee and Robert A. Agee, both of Sherwood; six grandchildren; eight great- grandchildren; two sisters, Bessie Williams of McGehee, and Margret Tyson of Wesson, Miss.; and three brothers, Milton Conrad of Bastrop, La., Warren Conrad of Napa, CA, Jack Conrad of Tiller.
Funeral services were Jan. 26, at First Baptist Church of Sherwood. Burial was in Rest Hills Memorial Park. Arrangements by Griffin Leggett Rest Hills, North Little Rock.

Reid Huckeba
Reid Ralph Huckeba, age 48, of Bryant, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002. 
He was a member of Highland Valley United Methodist Church. 
He is survived by his mother, H. Christine Huckeba of Little Rock; his brother, Stuart C. Huckeba of Sherwood; son, Dustin Huckeba; and daughter, Amanda Huckeba.
A graveside service was held Jan. 28, at Pinecrest Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Highland Valley United Methodist Church, 15525 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, Ark.

Genieva C. Martin
Genieva C. Martin, age 91, of Sherwood, died Jan. 23, 2002. 
Survivors include a daughter, Kay Frances Faulkner of Sherwood; a son, J.W. Martin of Sherwood; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A gathering to celebrate her life was Jan. 26, at Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth. Burial was in Forest Hills Memorial Park. 

Sherrill Ross Thomason
Sherrill Ross Thomason, 61, of White Hall died Jan. 26, 2002.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and farmed in Kelso. He and his wife owned and operated Thomason’s Grocery in Pine Bluff.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy Thomason; a daughter, Dwana Lee of McGehee; a son, Larry Duke of Pine Bluff; brothers, Larry Thomason of Sherwood and Norris Thomason of Granite City, Ill.; sisters, Barbara Mavity of Beebe, Mary Thomason of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Kay Jester of Pine Bluff; and three grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ralph Robinson & Son in Pine Bluff, with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery in White Hall.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Inc. of Pine Bluff or the American Cancer Society. 


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