Miscellaneous St. Francis County, Arkansas Obituaries

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Lucille Lasley Haywood
Lucille Lasley Haywood, age 85, of Gainesville, Ga., died Friday, Oct. 1, 1999, at her home.
She was born in Troy, Tenn., and was a resident of Gainesville since 1979. She was a former resident of Forrest City. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.
She is survived by a daughter, Nona Stephens of Gainesville, Ga.; three sons, Read Charles Haywood of Jackson, Miss., James Russell Haywood of Memphis and Thomas Clyde Haywood of Gainesville; a brother, John Thomas Lasley of Columbia, Tenn.; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were incomplete at press time.
Little-Davenport Funeral Home of Gainesville is in charge of the arrangements.

Thomas Linn Norsworthy
Thomas Linn Norsworthy, age 65, of Widener, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999, in Memphis.
He was born Aug. 24, 1934, in Memphis, and was the son of Thomas Lyles Norsworthy and Ida Linn Norsworthy. He was a resident of Widener all of his life where he was a farmer and a member of the Widener Methodist Church. He was a graduate of Columbia Military Academy in Columbia, Tenn., and he attended Arkansas State University. He was retired from the Arkansas National Guard with the rank of Major.
He married Pat Turner in 1956 and she survives him along with two sons, Thomas Turner Norsworthy and Adam Brett Norsworthy, both of Forrest City; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 4, 1999, at 2 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Gordon and Rev. Jack Jackson officiating with burial following in Forrest Park Cemetery in Forrest City under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Arminta Ailene Danley Wilson
Arminta Ailene Danley Wilson, age 74, of Wynne, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 1999, at the Cross County Hospital.
She was born July 5, 1925, in Garner, to Celus and Bessie Rodgers Danley. She married Leory Wilson in 1947, and he preceded her in death in 1973. She enjoyed sewing, reading, gardening, and was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall in Forrest City.
She is survived by three sisters, Verla Hobson of West Helena, Rachel Worthington and Mae Price, both of Wynne; and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Rodger Wilson.
Services were held on Saturday, Oct. 2, at Bell Cemetery with Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall in Forrest City.

Warren A. Witt
Warren A. Witt, age 82, of Wynne, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 1999.
He was born Nov. 8, 1916, in Jonesboro, and was the son of William J. Witt and Ada Evans Witt. He was a fire claims adjuster for Old Reliable Insurance Company. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the Wynne Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby Barness Witt of Wynne; a son, Gary Witt of Memphis; a sister, Juanita Waddell of Jonesboro, and two grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 4, 1999, at 1 p.m. at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home Chapel in West Helena, with Bro. Wes George officiating with burial following in Sunset Memorial Park in West Helena.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Flora Neel
Flora Neel, age 94, of Edgewater, Fla., formerly of Forrest City, died Friday, Oct. 1, 1999 at her home.
She graduated from the former Arkansas State Teachers College and received her master's degree from Trinity University in San Antonio. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, San Antonio and Volnsia Educators Association and was a member of the Texas and National Education Associations and represented San Antonio at annual NEA meetings. She taught in Arkansas, Texas and Florida.
She is survived by one daughter, Mary Faith Gilliam of Oak Hill; two step daughters, Wylodine Lutz and Martha Cook, both of San Antonio; a sister, Virginia Sparks of Memphis; three grandchildren and five step-grandchildren.
Volushia County Creamation of Daytona Beach, Fla. is in charge of arrangements.

Walter E. Whitlatch Jr.
Walter E. Whitlatch Jr., age 73, of Wynne, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Forrest City.
He was born Dec. 21, 1925, in Obion, Tenn., to Walter and Loraine Whitlatch. He had lived in Forrest City most of his life. He was retired from Arkla Gas, a veteran of World War II, and attended the Fitzgerald Baptist Church.
He married Shirley Eslinger in 1942, and she preceded him in death in 1994. He married Ann Jordan in 1995, and she survives him along with a son, Tim Whitlatch of Milwaukee, Wis.; four daughters, Linda Larmore of Florida, Pat Whitlatch of Palestine, Vicki Long of Judsonia, Jill Shiplett of Searcy; his mother, Loraine Whitlatch of Mississippi; a brother, Charles Whitlatch of North Carolina; four sisters, Oleida Stewart and Juanita Martin, both of Mississippi, Dorothy Hale of Camden, Jo Lofton of Texas; 21 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two daughters: Judy Chapman and Kathy Nerns.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Forrest Park Cemetery. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Clara Louise Dempsey
Clara Louise Dempsey, age 78, of Pine Tree, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, at her home.
She was born Oct. 25, 1920, in Helena and was the daughter of A.C. Bieber and Bessie Harris Bieber. She was a resident of Pine Tree for most of her life where she was a housewife and a member of the Pine Tree Baptist Church.
She married Thelmer Dempsey in 1945, and he survives her along with a son, Wayne Dempsey of Pine Tree; two daughters, Margaret Garrett of Forrest City and Nita Kennedy of Colt; one brother, Leroy Bieber of Forrest City; eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Dorothy Barnes in 1987.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at 2 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Yates officiating with burial following at Forrest Park Cemetery in Forrest City under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

Paul James Coulter
Paul James Coulter, age 60, of Wynne, formerly of Marianna, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, in Little Rock.
He was born May 15, 1939, in Lee County and was the son of Dee Paul Coulter and Mattie Ruth Pounds Coulter. He was a carpenter and a farmer.
He is survived by his father and step-mother, Dee and Margrette Coulter of Moro; three daughters, Rebecca Capps of Lynn, Ark., Paula McGee of Wynne and Paulette Evans of Star City; three brothers, Carl Coulter of West Memphis, Robert Coulter of Morrilton and Wayne Coulter of Marianna; two sisters, Jean Woodruff of Fort Smith and Margie Harris of Aubrey; and 14 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Naomi Coulter and his mother.
Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Morgan Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999, at 2 p.m. at Morgan Funreal Home Chapel with Rev. Gaylen Hendrix officiating with burial following in Oak Grove Cemetery in Moro under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home.

Rachel Ray Kilgore
Rachel Ray Kilgore, age 54, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, at Crittenden Memorial Hospital.
She was born April 27, 1945, in Willard, Miss. and was the daughter of Sylvester Montgomery and Glenda McGregory Montgomery.
She is survived by four daughters, Martha Kilgore, Brandy Kilgore and Linda Kilgore, all of Forrest City and Nancy Kilgore of Marianna; two sons, Jerry Kilgore and Jimmy Kilgore, both of Forrest City; one sister, Ora DuBalls of Memphis; 10 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at Woodhouse Mortuary on Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, from 12 noon until 6 p.m. and a wake will also be held Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church with Rev. Lee Hamilton Sr. officiating with burial following in Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.

Roderick Q. Peacock
Roderick Q. Peacock, age 20, of Wynne, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999.
He was born December 5, 1978, in Forrest City and was the son of Henry E. Peacock and Patricia Peacock.
He is survived by his parents, Henry Peacock of Forrest City and Patricia Peacock of Wynne; two sons, K'Dalphia R.Q. Peacock of Forrest City and Justin L. Peacock of Memphis; one brother, William Henry Peacock of Forrest City; grandparents, William C. and Virginia Peacock of Forrest City and Elisha and Celoten Green of Widener.
Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, at Clay Funeral Home from 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999, at 10 a.m. at the Rising Sun M.B. Church with Rev. Kenneth Lofton officiating with burial following in Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Clay Funeral Home.

Juanita D. Wilburn
Juanita D. Wilburn, age 96, of Madison, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at her home.
She was born Feb. 1, 1903, in Madison. She was a retired Madison school teacher.
She is survived by a daughter, Ouida M. Allen of Madison; a son, Isaac Wilburn Jr. of Forrest City; four grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and six great, great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Monday, Oct. 11, 1999, at Clay Funeral Home from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999, at 1 p.m. at Madison Light Baptist Church with Rev. Lonzo Gatlin officiating with burial following in Madison Cemetery under the direction of Clay Funeral Home.

Retha Tolise Hughes
Retha Tolise Hughes, age 77, of Caldwell, died Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis.
She was born Sept. 12, 1922, in Forrest City, and was the daughter of Henry Earl Britton and Rosalie May Britton. She lived in Caldwell most of her life, was the city clerk for Caldwell and was a member of the Crowley's Ridge Baptist Church.
She married Joseph Preston "Joe" Hughes in 1938, and he survives her along with one son, Rev. J.E. Hughes of Forrest City; one brother, Robert Bransford Britton of Forrest City; three sisters, Ruth Turner and Gracie Duffel, both of Forrest City and Janie Hughes of Caldwell; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999, at 3 p.m. at the Caldwell Baptist Church with Rev. R.B. Hoshaw and Rev. W.G. Davis officiating with burial following in Hughes Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.
Memorials are to be made to the Crowley's Ridge Baptist Church or the Goodwin Baptist Church.

Charles A. Pettus
Charles A. Pettus, age 94, of Russellville, formerly of Forrest City, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999.
He was born Sept. 15, 1905, in Forrest City and was the son of S. L. Pettus and Martha Lilly Pettus. He was a retired water well driller. He was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church in Russellville.
He is survived by two sons, Charles Vance Pettus of Arizona and Bro. Larry Pettus of Russellville; three sisters, Polly Jones and Lillie Pettus, both of Forrest City and Margaret Petty of Little Rock; seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Monday, Oct. 11, 1999, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Morgan Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999, at 10 a.m. at Good Hope Baptist Church with his son, Bro. Larry Pettus officiating. Burial will follow in Hughes Cemetery under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home

Burnice Harris
Burnice Harris, age 82, of Forrest City, died Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, at her home.
She was born Feb. 1, 1917, in Birmingham, Ala. and was the daughter of Turner and Essie Metcalf. She was a farmer.
She is survived by two sisters, Ruth Robinson of Forrest City and Willie Sott of San Diego, Calif.; and a niece, Nancy Adell of Forrest City.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1999, at 1 p.m. at Clay Funeral Home with Rev. John W. Lockhart officiating with burial following in Casteel Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Clay Funeral Home on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1999, from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Clay Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Marvin Lee Smith
Mr. Marvin Lee Smith, age 73, of Colt, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 1999, in an automobile accident.
Mr. Smith was born April 3, 1926, in Colt, the son of the late Dudley T. and Mathilda Ellis Smith. He was a lifelong resident of Colt and was the owner and operator of a sawmill.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Morris Smith of the home; six sons, Roy Smith of Knoxville, Tenn., Marvin M. Smith of Harrison, Andy Smith of Colt, David C. Smith, Murray Smith and Larry Smith, all of Wynne; three daughters, Jeanne C. Wolfe of Wynne, Linda Pierce of Jonesboro and Patty S. Ruesing of Greenbrier; two brothers, B.F. Smith of Wynne and Frank Smith of Cherry Valley; two sisters, Pauline Hodges and Minnie Proctor, both of Wynne; 27 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Smith was preceded in death by one son, Bobby Lee Smith; five brothers and two grandsons.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999, at the Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home in Wynne with Rev. Elzie Frazier of the Ellis Faith Assembly Church and David Yates, of the Pine Tree Baptist Church officiating. Burial was in the Barnishaw Cemetery in the Pine Tree Community under the direction of Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home of Wynne and McCrory.
The family requests memorials be made to the Ellis Faith Assembly Church or Barnishaw Cemetery.

Woodrow Turner Jones
Woodrow Turner Jones, age 85, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999, at his home.
He was born Nov. 24, 1913, in Salem and was the son of Augustus Levi Jones and Louella Cross Jones. He lived in the Salem Community until moving to Forrest City in 1984. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Salem Methodist Church.
He married Estelle Kyzer in 1932, and she preceded him in death in 1987, along with a daughter, Nadine Jones, who died in 1942. He later married Dollie Coffman Warren and she preceded him in death in 1996.
He is survived by one daughter, Sybil May of Forrest City; two sons, Alton W. Jones of Forrest City and Wendell K. Jones of Salem; one step-son, Larry "Buddy" Warren of Little Rock; two step-daughters, Melba Langham of West Memphis and Glenda Self of Nederland, Texas; nine grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild; 13 step grandchildren; seven step great grandchildren, and one step great-great grandchild.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1999, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 14, 1999, at 2 p.m. at Salem Methodist Church with Rev. Greg Hoskins officiating assisted by Rev. Kavan Dodson. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Salem Cemetery or the Camp Ridgedale at Vanleer, Tenn.

George David "Jack" Talley
George David "Jack" Talley, age 60, of Colt, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro.
He was the son of Will and Meda Talley and was a welder.
He is survived by two daughters, Lisa Nichols of Forrest City and Teresa Lee of Wynne; one son, Tommy Talley of Forrest City; one sister, Ann Talley of Illinois; four grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1999, at Louthridge Cemetery under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home.

Robert L. Bobo
Robert L. Bobo, age 77, of Heth, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999, at Crittenden Memorial Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Annie Bobo of Heth; five daughters, Verba Williams of Fort Worth, Texas, Alma Dortch of Chicago, Ill., Shirley Goodall, Darlene Neal and Carolyn Bobo, all of Heth; five sons, Nelson Bobo of Miami, Fla., Eddie Bobo of Dallas, Texas, Dale Bobo of Caldwell, Rev. James Bobo of Tyronza, and Devonta Bobo of Heth; two sisters, Azzie Barton of Chicago and Helen Bobo of Hughes; two brothers, Roosevelt Barton of Forrest City and Cardell Bobo of Hughes; 30 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 15, 1999, at Anthony Funeral Home in Anthonyville from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 16, 1999, at 1 p.m. at Shiloh M.B. Church in Widener, with burial in the church cemetery under the direction of Anthony Funeral Home.

Exziaver T. Tobar
Exziaver T. Tobar, age 3, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999, at his home.
He was born Nov. 2, 1995, in West Memphis to Schonda Tobar and Joe Willie Green, who survive him.
He is also survived by two sisters, Shomonique Abston of Colt, and Lanae Jarrett of Forrest City; a brother, Dareese Green of Forrest City; two grandmothers, Lucille Haggins of Forrest City and Barbar Walker of Palestine; two grandfathers, Theodis Haggins of Pine Bluff and Joe Breathitt of Chicago, Ill.; and a great-grandfather, Charlie Green of Little Rock.
Visitation will be on Monday, Oct. 18, 1999, at Woodhouse Mortuary from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999, at Jericho Church of God in Christ with Elder Nathanael Pendleton officiating and burial to follow in Forrest City Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.

Stella Morris Andridge
Funeral services for Stella Morris Andridge were held this morning at 10 o'clock at the First United Methodist Church in Fairhope, Alabama.
Mrs. Andridge, who had made her home in the Mobile area for many years, was a native of St. Francis County, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Morris of Widener, and a graduate of Forrest City High School.
She was preceded in death by her husband and brother, Carl Morris of Forrest City.
She is survived by a son, a daughter and other family members in Arkansas.

Eugene W. Ambrose
Mr. Eugene W. Ambrose, age 87, of Forrest City, died Monday at his home in Forrest City.
He was born April 8, 1912, in Harriman, Tenn. a son of Samuel Guy Ambrose and Lucy Wallace Ambrose. He lived in Forrest City most of his life, was a construction contractor, a veteran of World War II and a Baptist.
In 1939 he married Virgie Gately, who survives him along with three sons, Charles W. Ambrose and Donald Ambrose, both of Forrest City and John W. Ambrose of Pineville, La.; a daughter, Dorothy Ambrose Sexton of Millington, Tenn.; two brothers, James Ambrose of Michigan City, Ind. and Samuel Guy Ambrose Jr. of Forrest City; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held tonight from 6 until 9 at the Stevens Funeral Home Chapel. Services for Mr. Ambrose will be held at the Stevens Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.

Rosetta Robinson King
Rosetta Robinson King, age 75, of Forrest City, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 1999, at Crestpark Retirement Inn.
She was born Sept. 6, 1924, in Brinkley, and was the daughter of Charl Robinson Sr. and Eula Thompson Robinson.
She is survived by four daughters, Lillie Lane of Forrest City, Helen Pendleton of Palestine, Mildred Woodson and Louvenie King, both of Milwaukee, Wis.; two sons, L.C. King Jr., of Starke, Fla. and Charles E. King of San Jose, Calif.; four sisters, Rachel White of Marion, Ind., Lillie Greer, Lounettie Nalls, Quilla Bobo, all of Chicago, Ill.; two brothers, Charles Robinson Jr. of Marion, Ind. and Horace Robinson of Hughes; 33 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 22, 1999, from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. with a wake from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the chapel of Woodhouse Mortuary. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, at 1 p.m. at Pine Tree Church of God in Christ with Elder Nathaniel Pendleton officiating with burial following in Stanley Grove Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.

Lela Phillips
Lela Phillips, age 92, of Forrest City, died Friday, Oct. 15, 1999, at Crestpark Nursing Home in Forrest City.
She was a homemaker.
She is survived by one sister, Dorothy Johnson of Forrest City and one niece, Alice Triggs of Forrest City.
Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 22, 1999, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at J.E. Kennedy Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, at 2 p.m. at New Light M.B. Church with Rev. Jessie McClure officiating with burial following in Forrest City Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Kennedy Funeral Home.

Texanna Walker
Texanna Walker, age 89, of Detroit, Mich., formerly of Marianna, died Friday, Oct. 15, 1999, at Harper Hospital in Detroit.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Walnut Grove M.B. Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Gloria Forney of Detroit; four sons, Harry Walker, Osborn Walker, Roosevelt Walker and John Wesley Walker, all of Detroit; two sisters, Janie White and Lucille Rowland, both of Marianna; 29 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Walker.
A viewing will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, from 10:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Walnut Grove M.B. Church. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, at 11 a.m. at Walnut Grove M.B. Church with Rev. Booker Thomas officiating with burial following in Paradise Gardens Cemetery in Edmondson with J.E. Kennedy Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Gladys Frost Smith
Gladys Frost Smith, age 86, of Memphis, formerly of Forrest City, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999, at her home.
She was born July 3, 1913, and was the daughter of George Frost and Bertha Smith Frost.
She is survived by four daughters, Mary Bumpas of Mt. Pleasant, Miss., Bertha Hellums of Coldwater, Miss., Margaret Fuller of Olive Branch, Miss. and Charlotte Pankey of Memphis; four sons, Daniel Frost and Bobby Frost, both of Memphis, Robert Frost of Forrest City and George Frost of Elgin, Ill.; one sister, Ann Imbeau of Morrilton; 18 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, at 12 noon at Forest Hill Funeral Home South in Memphis with burial following in Forest Hill Cemetery in Memphis.

Retha Mae Dangeau Bounds
Retha Mae Dangeau Bounds, age 80, of Forrest City, died Monday, October 25, 1999.
She was born March 26, 1919, in Pine Tree and was the daughter of Clarence Stayton Dangeau and Sessie Mae Ellis Dangeau. She lived in the Forrest City area all of her life where she was retired from the Reltoc Manufacturing Company. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Happy Days Club.
She married Guy Bounds in 1942 and he preceded her in death in 1970. She is survived by two daughters, Gylinda Ryan of San Antonio, Texas and Judy Murray of Forrest City; one sister, Marie Dunavion of Tuckerman; two brothers, Orvind Dangeau of Eureka Springs and LeRoy Dangeau of Wynne; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 28, 1999, at 11 a.m. at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Barnishaw Cemetery in Pine Tree. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Oct. 27, 1999, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home.

Clarence W. Meals
Clarence W. Meals, age 95, of Elizabethtown, Ky., died Sunday, Oct. 24, 1999, at North Hardin Health and Rehabilitation Center in Radcliff, Ky.
He was a native of Coldwater, Miss. and a member and former usher at Memorial United Methodist Church. He graduated from the Nashville Auto Diesel College in 1924 and attended Mississippi State University. He was a member of Morrison Masonic Lodge #76 F&AM, a 50 year member at Kosair Shrine Temple in Louisville, where he was past secretary and past master in 1976. He was also a 40 year member of the Order of Eastern Star #34 and a member of Conrad Cates Commandery #37, and Raisok Shrine Club in Elizabethtown. He was a 42 year member of Elliott Council #24 R&SM and was an active volunteer at Wesley Hilltop House. He retired from civil service in 1975 after 40 years of employment.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Violet Mae Meals in 1995.
He is survived by three sons, James C. Meals of St. Louis, Mo., Roy L. Meals of Rineyville, Ky. and C.W. "Bud" Meals of Jeffersonville, Ind.; one daughter, Ruby Dennis of Forrest City; 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. with a Masonic service at 7 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 27, 1999, at 11 a.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church with Dr. Jerry Allen Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Hardin Memorial Park under the direction of Brown Funeral Home of Elizabethtown, Ky.
Memorials may be made to the Wesley Hilltop House or Brooks Chapel Cemetery Fund in Coldwater, Miss.


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