Miscellaneous St. Francis County, Arkansas Obituaries

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Eddie White
Eddie White, 76, of Hughes, died Saturday, Aug. 21, 1999, at home.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita White, of the home; three daughters, Catherine Miller of Jacksonville, Roberta White of Hughes and Linda Kadalak of Fayetteville, N.C.; six sons, Jesse White, Charles Jones and Tommy Lee White, all of Hughes, David White of Forrest City and Joe White of Dallas, Texas; four sisters, Mariah Grant of Los Angeles, Calif., Lula Mae Driver and Mamie Yarbrough of Hughes and Daisy Williams of Chicago, Ill.; one brother, Lonnie White of Chicago; 15 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday, Aug. 27, 1999, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Anthony Funeral Home Chapel in Anthonyville. Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 1999, at the Rising Sun MB Church in Hughes with burial to follow at Paradise Garden.

Harold C. Middleton
Harold C. Middleton, 56, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 1999, at home.
He was a former truck driver.
Survivors include his step-father, Oliver Williford of Forrest City; two sons, Mike Middleton of Marianna and Eddie Middleton of Wynne; one daughter, Tina Middleton of Truman and two grandchildren.
Visitation will be at the funeral home between 6 and 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30, 1999. Services will be held grave side at Forrest Park Cemetery at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, 1999, with Rev. Gary Chapman officiating. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Armstrong
Mary Armstrong, age 94, of Forrest City, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 1999, at her home.
She was born in Oakland, Miss., on April 14, 1905. She was a farmer.
She is survived by two daughters, Arbella Jones of Forrest City and Vennie Mae Young of Proctor.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 4, 1999, at 2 p.m. at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church with Rev. Lee Hampton officiating. Burial services will be held at the Paradise Gardens Cemetery on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 1999, at 11 a.m. Visitation will be held at Clay Funeral Home on Friday, Sept. 3, 1999, from 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Clay Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Charlie Clayton
Charlie Clayton, age 92, of Forrest City, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 1999, at his home.
He is survived by his wife, Lucinda Clayton of Forrest City; one grandchild and five great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 4, 1999, at 4 p.m. at Rising Sun M.B. Church with Rev. John Strong officiating. Burial will follow in Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary. Visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 4, 1999, from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Woodhouse Mortuary.

Nurlene Rogers
Nurlene Rogers, age 46, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 1999, at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis.
She was born in Forrest City on July 8, 1953.
She is survived by her mother, Jane Ella Rogers of Forrest City; one son, Victor Rogers of Forrest City; four brothers, Odis Rogers of Memphis, Nathan Rogers Jr. and Gerry Rogers, both of Forrest City, and Derry Rogers of Bloomington, Ind.; four sisters, Annette Mason, Pamela Rogers, Renota Rogers and Eunice Rogers, all of Forrest City. She was preceded in death by her father, Nathan Rogers Sr.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Sept. 5, 1999, at 1 p.m. at Taylor's Chapel C.M.E. Church with Rev. Jesse Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Casteel Cemetery with Clay Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 4, 1999, at Clay Funeral Home from 10:30 a.m. until 12 noon.

Eunice Beck Hemphill
Mrs. Eunice Beck Hemphill, of Hughes, died Tuesday in West Memphis.
Services will be held at First United Methodist Church of Hughes at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 3, with burial in Forrest Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 2, from 6-9 p.m. Stevens Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

Rev. Harold Rice
Rev. Harold Rice, age 78, of Wrightsville, Ga., died Saturday, Aug. 28, 1999, at his home.
He was a native of Greenup Co., Kentucky, and was the son of the late John and Willia Heaberlin Rice. He was a minister at First Christian Church in Wrightsville for over 25 years and was an accomplished musician of many instruments.
He is survived by his wife, Majel Rice of Wrightsville, Ga.; two sons, Gary Rice of Lake Well, Fla. and Mitch Rice of Dundee, Fla.; two brothers, John Rice of Dallas, Texas and Paul Rice of Cincinnati, Ohio; six sisters, Verna Melvin of Wortkind, Ken., Ann Ingram of Greenville, Tenn., Ester Ferguson and Dottie Duncan, both of Ashland, Ken., Gwen Clark of Miamiburg, Ohio and Brit Bridges of Mt. Vernon, Ohio; and four grandchildren.
Memorial services were held Tuesday, Aug. 31, 1999, at First Christian Church with Rev. James Hutto officiating with Richard & Joyce Stanley Funeral Home, Inc. in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

Ronnie "Fire Ball" Finney
Ronnie "Fire Ball" Finney, age 51, of Forrest City, died Friday, Aug. 27, 1999, at the Med in Memphis.
He was the son of Sammie Finney and Clara Johnson Finney.
Mr. Finney is survived by two daughters, Loretta Byndom and Debar Humphrey, both of Forrest City; a sister, Ruth Ann Tabor of Forrest City and three grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3 at Woodhouse Mortuary. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4 at Saint's Temple Church of God in Christ, with Elder Lewis Bingham officiating. Burial will follow in Casteel Cemetery, under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.

Oscie Hardy
Mr. Oscie Hardy, age 84, of Forrest City, died today at Crestpark Retirement Inn in Forrest City. He had been in poor health for the past four months.
He was born Feb. 18, 1915 in St. Francis County, the son of Wallace Hardy and Myrtle Price Hardy. He lived in St. Francis County all his life, was a retired farmer, an active member of the Madison Methodist Church, vice president of the Forrest City Rural Water Works Association, former president of the Forrest City Gin Co., and served 25 years as a board member of A.S.C.S.
In 1937, Mr. Hardy married Mary Myers Hardy. She survives him along with a half sister, several nieces and nephews and several close friends.
Services for Mr. Hardy will be held at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, with burial in Forrest Park Cemetery. The Rev. Norm Moyer will officiate, assisted by the Rev. David Brantley. Visitation will be Friday from 5:30 to 7 p.m., with Stevens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Eunice Beck Hemphill
Eunice Beck Hemphill, age 80, of Hughes, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 1999, in West Memphis.
She was born March 9, 1919, in Forrest City, to Earnest and Nora Beck. She was a bookkeeper for the Hughes Furniture Center, and was a member of the Hughes United Methodist Church.
She married Earl Hemphill in 1941, and he preceded her in death in 1953. She is survived by one niece, Carey Goacher of Hughes.
Visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 2, 1999, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, 1999, at the First United Methodist Church in Hughes with burial to follow in Forrest Park Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

Blanche Clay
Blanche Clay, age 97, of Forrest City, died Friday, Sept. 3, 1999, at Crestpark Retirement Inn.
She was born Feb. 11, 1902, in Colt, to John and Hattie Jones Warren.
She is survived by a son, Claude Berry of Forrest City; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1999, at noon, at Woodhouse Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Outley officiating.
Burial to follow at Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.

W.C. "Dub" Jackson
W.C. "Dub" Jackson, age 75, of Forrest City, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 1999, at his home.
He was born Oct. 4, 1923, in the Newcastle community to Wesley and Calista Jackson. He was a retired employee of Forrest City Machine Works and was a Baptist.
He was preceded in death by a son, James Jackson, in 1992.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Jackson of Forrest City; a daughter, Judy Armstrong of Forrest City; two sons, Mike Jackson and Timmy Jackson, both of Forrest City; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 1999, at Stevens Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Thomason officiating with burial to follow in Forrest Park Cemetery.

Irene Trice Walker
Irene Trice Walker, age 72, of Forrest City, died Friday, Sept. 3, 1999, at her home.
She was born April 20, 1927, in Lee County, to Trenton and Lennie Branch Trice.
She is survived by her father, Trenton Trice of Moro; six daughters, Catherine Ouwsu of St. Paul, Minn., Florine Sanders, Debra Shaw, Betty Walker, all of Forrest City, Patricia Walker and Helena Rainey of Fayetteville, N.C.; five sons, Herman Walker, Eddie Walker, Michael Walker, all of Indianapolis, Ind., Jerry Walker and Joe Walker, both of Forrest City; one step-son, Robert Walker of Chicago, Ill.; three sisters, Betsy Williams of Milwaukee, Wis., Thelma Cristie of Indianapolis, Ind., Ira Jean Trice of East St. Louis, Mo.; four brothers, U.T. Palmer and Leroy Cross of Indianapolis, Ind., Orie Trice of Moro, Ocie Trice of Chicago, Ill.; 35 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1999, at Woodhouse Mortuary Chapel. Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, 1999, at the United Christian M.B. Church with Rev. J.W. Lockhart officiating. Burial will follow at Paradise Garden Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.

Georgia People Lacey
Georgia People Lacey, age 62, of Chicago, Ill., died Monday, Sept. 6, 1999, at her home. She was born April 12, 1937, in Forrest City.
She is survived by four daughters, Hellen Reeves of Forrest City, Georgia Paige, Lynette Jenkins and Charlotte Winters, all of Chicago, Ill.; two sons, Melvin Peoples of Little Rock, Barry Lacey of St. Louis, Mo.; two sisters, Vester Franklin of Chicago, Ill., Eula Humphreys of Memphis; four brothers, M.T. Dedner, Sherman Dedner Jr., Sonny Peoples, all of Forrest City, Sylvester Peoples of Chicago, Ill.; 13 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members.
Visitation will be from noon to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 10., 1999, at Woodhouse Mortuary Chapel.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at the Church of the Living God with Elder M.T. Dedner officiating. Burial will follow in Forrest City Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.

Mildred Alleene Cox
Mildred Alleene Cox, age 72, of Forrest City, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at Crestpark Nursing Home in Forrest City.
She was born June 5, 1927, in Colt and was the daughter of Claude Dill and Hattie Matlock. She lived in Forrest City all of her life and was a housewife. She was a member of the Beck Spur Baptist Church.
She married Chloral C. Cox on 1949 and he preceded her in death in 1989. She is survived by one daugther, Judy Nelson of Forrest City; two sisters, Lavonne Adkisson of Wynne and Mary Burnett of Forrest City; two grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Bill Thomason officiating. Burial will follow in Hughes Cemetery in Forrest City. Visitation will be held Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home.
Memorials may be sent to the Second Baptist Church.

Rev. Edward C. Rountree
Rev. Edward C. Rountree Sr., age 79, of Forrest City, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, at his home.
He was born Oct. 25, 1919, in Pine Bluff, and was the son of Wiley C. Rountree and Geraldine Clark Rountree. He lived in Forrest City since 1942, serving churches in the area and pursuing a career as a postal employee. He attended Phillips University in Enid, Okla. and Vanderbilt University Divinity School in Nashville, Tenn. and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He served churches in Oklahoma, Kentucky and Arkansas.
He married Jane Waterman and she survives him along with two sons, Edward Rountree Jr. of Tucson, Ariz. and Tom Rountree of of Forrest City; one daughter, Martha Gaines of Forrest City; two sisters, Gerry Ragland of Fayetteville and Winifred Rogers of Tucson, Ariz.; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 13, 1999 with Stevens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Ruby Gowder
Ruby Gowder, age 78, of Colt, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at Baptist Memorial Hospital.
She was born Feb. 15, 1921 in Jericho, Ark. and was a farmer.
She is survived by two sons, Johnny Gowder and James Odell Jackson, both of Detroit, Mich.; four daughters, Wyvonie Cooper of Detroit, Darlene Jackson Gowder of Colt, Jeanette Jackson and Debra Ann Jackson, both of Detroit; two brothers, James Lacy of Detroit and Odean Lacy, of St. Louis, Mo.; four sisters, Magnolia Sain of Detroit, Lillie Harris of Memphis, Pauline Stegall of Colt and Francis Lucas of St. Louis; 17 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Friday, Sept. 17, 1999, at Clay Funeral Home from 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999, at Clay Funeral Home with Pastor William Hall officiating. Burial will follow in Stanley Grove Cemetery under the direction of Clay Funeral Home.

ODell Jenkins
ODell Jenkins, age 83, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999, at Crestpark Skilled Nursing Home.
She was born Aug. 26, 1916, in Forrest City and was the daughter of Henson Carson and Hattie Powell Coleman.
She is survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be held Friday, Sept. 17, 1999, from 12 noon until 5 p.m. at Woodhouse Mortuary Chapel. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999, at 12 noon at Woodhouse Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Leon Sims officiating. Burial will follow in Forrest City Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.

Inez Kirkland
Inez Kirkland, age 70, of Forrest City, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1999, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis.
She was born July 25, 1929, and was the daughter of Robert and Ada Haggans of Colt. She was a lifelong resident of St. Francis County and Forrest City. She was a member of the Salem Missionary Baptist Church, and was a retired traffic officer with the Forrest City Police Department, having served for 25 years.
She is survived by three daughters, Gloria Madden, Barbara Kirkland and Carolyn K. Sattiewhite, all of Forrest City; two brothers, O.B. Haggans of St. Louis, Mo. and Murphy Gregory of Forrest City; five sisters, Lucille Seldon of Youngstown, Ohio, Josephine Drakes of Chicago, Ill., Cloraine Jones of St. Louis, Mo., Carmilla Haggans of Hannibal, Mo., and Evelyn Madden of Chicago; nine grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleveland Kirkland in 1984.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Sept. 20, 1999, at 1 p.m. at Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Forrest City with Rev. Felix Duckworth officiating. Burial will follow in Forrest City Cemetery under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home.

Barbara Louise Cottrell
Barbara Louise Cottrell, aged 53, of Forrest City, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 1999 at Baptist Memorial Hospital.
She was born March 3, 1946, and was a homemaker.
Ms. Cottrell is survived by her father, Jack Cottrell of Forrest City; two daughters, Martine Cottrell and Tanya Cottrell, both of Forrest City, two brothers, James Cottrell of Forrest City and Robert C. Lee of Little Rock; and a sister, Arnell Demison of Oakland, Calif.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Church of the Living God, with Rev. M.T. Dedner officiating. Burial will follow at Casteel Cemetery, under the direction of Clay Funeral Home.

William E. "Bill" Roberts
William E. "Bill" Roberts, age 50, of Wynne, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999, at his home.
He was born Jan. 29, 1949, in Cross County to Joe Roberts Sr. and Willie Mae Cannady Roberts. He was an employee of the Forrest City Fire Department for 20 years, and retired with the rank of Captain. He was also with the St. Francis County Sheriff's Department for 12 years, and was a Baptist.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; two sons, William E. "Bill Jr." Roberts and Brian Roberts, both of Wynne; two brothers, Joe A. Roberts Jr. of Tennessee and Robert G. "Bobby" Roberts of Wynne; and a grandson.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 20, 1999, at Morgan Chapel.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, at Morgan Chapel with Bro. Gary Chapman officiating. Burial will follow at Harris Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home.

James Aaron 'J.A.' Brewer
James Aaron 'J.A.' Brewer, age 54, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, at the Cross County Hospital in Wynne.
He was born May 17, 1945, in Belton, Texas, to Edward and Maggie Stokes Brewer. He lived in St. Francis County most all of his life and was a security guard supervisor for Muller Industries.
He married Eugenia Lawrence in 1978, and she survives him along with two daughters, Jean Vick and Leella Sodachanh, both of Forrest City; three brothers, Charles Brewer and Donnie Brewer, both of Palestine, and Jerry Brewer of Forrest City; one sister, Maxine Burton of West Memphis, and a host of friends.
Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 23, 1999, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24, 1999, with burial to follow at Bell Cemetery in Palestine with Stevens Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Peggy Sisco Heart Transplant Fund.

Christine West Drexler
Christine West Drexler, age 84, of Wynne, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, at her home.
She was born June 12, 1915 in Gill and was the daughter of Richard D. West and Mary E. Cox West. She was a former resident of St. Francis County and a graduate of Forrest City High School. She was a member of the Wynne Music Club and the Wynne Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her husband, David Drexler of Wynne; and one brother, Gordon E. West of Houston, Texas. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard M. West and Leonard F. West and two sisters, Helen W. Rich and Lora West Gatten.

Ina (Granny) Hill
Ina (Granny) Sulcer Hill, age 86, formerly of Palestine, died Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999, in Denham Springs, La., where she lived with her son.
She was born Oct. 3, 1912, in Palestine and was the daughter of Frank and Belle 'Scott' Sulcer.
She is survived by two sons, Sanford Astin of Denham Springs, La. and Stanley Astin of Wilderman, Calif.; one daughter, Nora Belle Schade of Virginia Beach, Va.; 14 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hill; one sister, Ruth Pannell and one son, Scott Aston.
Visitation will be held at the First Baptist Church in Palestine on Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, with Rev. George Thorpe officiating with burial following in Bell Cemetery.

George Jackson Conwell
George Jackson Conwell. age 52, of St. Louis, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 23, 1999, at Crestpark Skilled Nursing Home. He was formerly of Forrest City, and was retired from General Motors Company after 25 years.
He is survived by his mother, Myrtle Conwell of Haynes; a daughter, Twyla Conwell of St. Louis, Mo.; two brothers, Hyton Conwell Jr. of Haynes and Roy Conwell of Forrest City; and four sisters, Mimmie Conwell of St. Louis, Mo., Aretha Blanchnett of Haynes, Eva Mason and Geoiga Tyus, both of Forrest City.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24, 1999, at Kennedy Funeral Home.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, at Kennedy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eddie Mosby officiating. With burial to follow in Shady Grove Cemetery with Kennedy Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Eliza Jane Pendelton
Eliza Jane Pendelton, age 77, of Madison, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1999, at Baptist Memorial Hospital.
She was born Aug. 10, 1922, in Round Pond to Tom and Nancy Thompson. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Pendelton Sr.; two sons, Robert Pendelton Jr. of Madison and Barry Pendelton of Forrest City; six daughters, Varry Surratt and Ruby Johnson, both of Pine Bluff, Martha McNeary of Forrest City, Mae Bell Washington of St. Louis, Mo., Stella Carr of Madison, Lessie Driver of San Diego, Ca.; two brothers, Lucuish Thompson of St. Louis, Mo., William Thompson of Chattanooga, Tenn.; a sister, Pauline Starks of Oakfield, Tenn.; 34 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24, 1999, at Clay Funeral Home.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, at Salem Baptist Church with Rev. Marland Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Whitmore Cemetery with Clay Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

James Milton Braddock Sr.
James Milton Braddock Sr., age 81, of Palestine, died Friday, Sept. 24, 1999, at Crestpark Retirement Inn in Wynne.
He was born April 6, 1918, in Brownsville, Miss., to James and Alma Braddock. He lived in St. Francis County for the past 25 years, and was a retired truck driver for G & H Transportation in Widener.
He is survived by two daughters, Donna Smith of Forrest City, and Linda McCoy of Wynne; a brother, Leland Braddock of Ormon Beach, Fla.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A son, James Braddock Jr. preceded him in death in 1990.
Services were held Sunday, Sept. 26, 1999, with burial at Bell Cemetery in Palestine. Stevens Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Elizabeth Manley
Mary Elizabeth Manley, age 80, of Forrest City, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, at Crestpark Retirement Inn in Forrest City.
She was born Aug. 1, 1919, in Earle, to Charles and Jimmie Throgmorten Patterson. She lived in Earle before moving to St. Francis County in 1946. She was a housewife and a Baptist.
She married Earl Manley in 1945, and he preceded her in death in 1984. She is survived by two daughters, Nona Cook of Forrest City and Mary Burns of Palestine; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services were held on Monday, Sept. 27, 1999, with burial in Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion. Memorials are asked to be made to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Palestine, or the Valley View Christian Center in Forrest City. Stevens Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Curtis Houston Rose
Curtis Houston Rose, age 62, of Marianna, died Friday, Sept. 24, 1999, at Baptist Central Hospital in Memphis.
He was born Oct. 30, 1936, in Lee County to Jessie and Laura Ramsey Rose. He was a grain dryer and a member of the First united Pentecostal Church in Marianna.
He is survived by his wife, Bertha Rose of Marianna; a son, Mark Rose of Kannapolis, NC; three daughters, Lisa Vowan of Forrest City, Laura Jackson of Marianna, Jennifer Oldham of Rogers; a brother, Johnny Rose of Newark; two sisters, Virginia Coates of Shawnee, Okla.; and 12 grandchildren.
Services were held on Monday, Sept. 27, 1999, with burial in Marianna Memorial Park. Roller-Citizens Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Margaret Crawford York
Margaret Crawford York, age 54, of Clarksdale, Miss., died Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, at Batesville Manor Nursing Home in Batesville.
She was a nurse for Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center.
She is survived by one daughter, Lisa Habard of Grand Rapids, Mich.; one son, Ricky York of Gunnison; three sisters, Shirley Jones and Carolyn Herren, both of Clarksdale and Janis Leake of Forrest City; and a brother, John Crawford of West Chester, Pa.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 28, 1999, at 11:30 a.m. at Bethesda Cemetery in Senatobia. National Funeral Home of Clarksdale is in charge of the arrangements.

Curtis Houston Rose
Mr. Curtis Houston Rose, aged 62, of Marianna, died Friday, Sept. 24, 1999 at Baptist Central Hospital in Memphis.
He was born Oct. 30, 1936 in Lee County, the son of Jessie H. Rose and Laura Ramsey Rose.
He was a retired grain dryer employee, and a member of the First United Pentecostal Church of Marianna.
He is survived by his wife, Bertha Mae Rose, of Marianna; a son, Mark Dwayne Rose of Kannapolis N.C., three daughters, Lisa Ann Vowan of Forrest City, Laura Teresa Jackson of Marianna and Jennifer Lynn Oldham of Rogers; a brother, Johnny Rose of Newark; two sisters, Virginia Coats of Shawnee, Okla. and Evelyn Bearden of Nesbit, Miss; and 12 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Pete, J.W. and Homer Rose.
Visitation was held Sunday, Sept. 26 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in Marianna. Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 27 at the First United Pentecostal Church in Marianna, with burial following in Marianna Memorial Park.

Delphia Farris Sisk
Delphia Farris Sisk, age 83, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 1999, at Crestpark Retirement Inn in Forrest City.
She was born in Big Flat and was the daughter of George Preston Farris and Belle Sutterfield Farris. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God of Prophecy.
She is survived by a son, A.C. Sisk Jr. of Memphis; a daughter, Dee Millard of Marianna; a sister, Louvre Farris Moore of Marianna; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur C. Sisk Sr.; a brother, Kyle Preston Farris; and two sisters, Troyce Farris Reece and Edra Enola Farris.
Visitation will be held tonight from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in Marianna. Graveside services will be held Thursday, Sept. 30, 1999, at 11 a.m. at Marianna Memorial Park with Rev. Gary Anderson and Rev. Gary Sims officiating under the direction of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

Mary Sue Bradley
Mary Sue Bradley, age 65, of Madison, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, at her home.
She was a member of Macedonia M.B. Church for over 35 years and was active in Senior Choir and Mother Board. She was also a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Curtis Bradley of Madison; one daughter, Beverly Griffin of Tulsa, Okla.; seven sons, Curtis Bradley of Madison, John Bradley of West Memphis, Harry Bradley of Memphis, Edward Bradley of Aurora, Calif., Terry Bradley of Los Angeles, Calif., Michael Bradley of Dallas, Texas and Isaac Bradley of Killeen, Texas; two sisters, Fannie Townsend and Elizabeth West, both of Portageville, Mo.; one brother, M.L. Smith of Sikeston, Mo.; 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 1, 1999, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at J.E. Kennedy Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Oct. 3, 1999, at 1 p.m. at Macedonia M.B. Church in Madison with Rev. L.Z. Jones officiating with burial following in Madison Cemetery.

Kattie Mays
Kattie Mays, age 88, of Forrest City, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1999, at her home.
She was born Dec. 5, 1910, to Green and Luberta Jackson in Mississippi, and was a homemaker.
She is survived by two sons, Herman Mays of Peoria, Ill., and Johnny Mays of Forrest City; four daughters, Beatrice Williams of Madison, Eddie Veasley, Dicie Tobar, and Corine Williams, all of Forrest City; three sisters, Martha Lucas and Modie Pigee of Freeport, Ill., and Endia Williams of Flint, Mich.; one brother, Armsted Jackson of Freeport, Mich.; 73 grandchildren, 113 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, 1999, at Clay Funeral Home.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999, at United Christian MB Church with Rev. John Lockhart officiating. Burial will follow at Casteel Cemetery with Clay Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Louis Steward
Louis Steward, age 73, of Madison, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 1999 and his home.
He was the owner of Steward Taxi Cab and was a taxi cab driver for 53 years.
He is survived by his wife, Irene Steward of Detroit, Mich.; two daughters, Audrey Steward of Forrest City and Loretta Webb of Saigma, Mich.; three sons, Starlin Steward and Rudolph Steward, both of Forrest City and Clifton Steward of Topeka, Kan.; three sisters, Bessie Freeling and Ruby Sims, both of Sidney, Ohio and Louvenia Starks of Madison; and 12 grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 1, 1999, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at J.E. Kennedy Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999, at 1 p.m. at the J.E. Kennedy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. S.W. Baker Sr. officiating with burial following at Casteel Cemetery.


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