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
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
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 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
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 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 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
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.
Dorothy McPhearson, 63, of Lonoke died Nov.
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.
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 Franklin “Bud” Self, 61, of Little Rock, died Monday, Jan. 21,
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
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 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.
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 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 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 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
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;
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,
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
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. “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
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
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 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,
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,
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
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.,
Imogene Graves Yates Lanier, 63, of Sheridan, died Sunday, Feb. 11,
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
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
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
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,
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
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 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,
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
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