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Nancy Jane Henderson
Mrs. Nancy Jane Henderson, age 59, of Kennett, Mo. died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2000, at Three Rivers Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Mrs. Henderson was born Dec. 21, 1940 in Forrest City. She was married to Mr. Jack Henderson on Jan. 12, 1993, who survives her. She was a member of Cecilia Catholic Church.
She is preceded in death by her father, W.C. Halford. She is survived by a mother, Estell Beatrice Brannan Halford of Kennet Mo.; one son, Enrico Sandoval of Paragould; two daughters, Tina Jinks of Lake of the Ozarks, Mo., Vicki Diane Carroll of St. Louis, Mo.; one brother, Jim Halford of Widener; one sister, Glenda Halford of Forrest City; and five grandchildren.
Funeral Services were held Friday, Sept. 1, 2000, at 2 p.m., at McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with Rev. David Vrooman officiating. Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetary in Kennett.

Eloise S. Horner
Mrs. Eloise S. Horner, age 93, of Wheatley, died at her home Friday, Sept. 1, 2000.
Mrs. Horner was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
She is predeeded by her husband, William L. Horner.
She is survived by one son, William L. Horner Jr. of Memphis.
Visitation will be Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, at 9 a.m., at t First United Methodist Church in Blytheville, funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. Followed by burial at Johnson Cemetary in Wheatley.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Blytheville, the Henry King Scholarship Fund at Hendrix College, or the charity of the donars choice.

Marcus Baker
Marcus Baker, 54, of Moro, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2000, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in North Little Rock.
Mr. Baker was born June 16, 1946, in Moro to John Lee Baker and Carrie Hudson Baker.
He was a 1964 graduate of Brinkley High School, was a Vietnam War Veteran and was retired from the United States Army. He was a Lutheran.
Mr. Baker is survived by his mother, Carrie Hudson Baker, of Moro; a son, Marcus Loye Baker, of Clinton; a daughter, Melissa Cambron, of Clinton; two step-daughters, Rhonda Reighard, of Davenport, Iowa, and Lori Roach of Gurneville, Calif.; three brothers, John Baker, of Salem, Phillip Baker, of Holly Springs, Miss., Shane Baker, of Moro; seven sisters, Betty Hendrix, of Rosebud, Louise Best, Paula Holcomb, and Mary Hastings, all of Moro, Naomi Wallis, Joan McCoy, and Ruth Baker, all of Beebe; four grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.
Graveside services for Mr. Baker were today at the Baker Family Cemetery in Moro with Mike Holcomb officiating. Funeral services were under the direction of Bob Neal and Sons Funeral Home of Brinkley.

Lucille Lipscomb Thompson
Mrs. Lucille "Lucy" Lipscomb Thompson, 75, of Memphis, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2000, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis.
Mrs. Lipscomb was born July 24, 1925, in Pine Bluff, the daughter of Samuel and Ann Lipscomb. She obtained her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Vanderbilt in Nashville. Mrs. Thompson was also a member of the McCrory United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Thompson was married to Ripley Thompson and he survives her.
Funeral services for Mrs. Thompson were Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2000, in the Chapel of Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home in McCrory with Rev. Stephen Waggoner officiating. Burial was in the Fakes Cemetery near McCrory under the direction of Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home of McCrory and Wynne.
The family requests that memorials be made to the McCrory United Methodist Church.

Charles L. Turner
Mr. Charles L. Turner, 65, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2000, at the American Transitional Nursing Home in Memphis.
Mr. Turner, born May 27, 1935, in Steele, Missouri, was the son of Tom and Livie Turner, and had lived in Forrest City for the past 44 years.
Mr. Turner was the chief engineer with T. L. James Co. and was a veteran of the Navy. He was also a member of the Masons and a member of Oak Hill Church of God.
He is survived by his wife, Delores Ann Turner, of Forrest City; two daughters, Loretta Ann Turner, Laurel Paige Davis, both of Forrest City; three sisters, Joyce Marks, Barbara Davis, both of Heber Springs, Pat Norsworthy, of Widener; and one grandchild.
Funeral services for Mr. Turner will by Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home with Rev. William Witcher officiating. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

Dessie Ford
Mrs. Dessie Ford, age 90, of Forrest City, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2000, at Crestpark Retirement Inn in Forrest City.
Mrs. Ford was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Ford and is survived by five daughters, Addie Alcorn and Lee Opal Ford, both of Chicago, Ill., Dorenn Sykes, Barbara Brooks and Floretta Cross, all of St. Louis, Mo.; two sons, Glenn Ford and Brice Ford, both of Forrest City; a sister, Letha Carter; two brothers, Charlie Carter, of Gary, Ind., and John Carter; 19 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
Visitation services for Mrs. Ford will be Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kennedy Chapel. Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at 1 p.m. at Christ Disciples Church in Caldwell with Rev. Clark Woodard and Rev. Felix Duckworth officiating. Burial will follow in Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Kennedy Funeral Home.

Louis R. Grobmyer III
Mr. Louis R. Grobmyer III, age 76, of Helena, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, at the Primacy Health Care Center in Memphis.
Mr. Grobmyer, born July 16, 1924, in Forrest City, was the son of Louis R. Grobmyer Jr. and Maggie Littrell Grobmyer. He lived in Forrest City before moving to Helena. He was a veteran of World War II, was retired from A.P. & L. and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Helena.
Mr. Grobmyer is survived by two sons, Louis R. Grobmyer IV, of Pennsylvania and Michael Grobmyer, of Texas; four daughters, Rita Wrape of Pennsylvania, Peggy Grobmyer of Conway, Agnes Grobmyer, of Texas and Kelley Grobmyer, of South Carolina; three brothers, Jimmy Grobmyer of Little Rock, Eddie Grobmyer of Alabama and Bill Grobmyer, of Forrest City; and eight grandchildren.
Visitation for Mr. Grobmyer will begin Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at 5:30 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Forrest City at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.
Memorials can be made to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Willie L. House
Mr. Willie L. House, age 63, of Madison, died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2000, in his home.
Mr. House, the son of Wade House and Fannie Worthey House, was born Sept. 20, 1936, in Proctor.
He is survived by his wife, Louise Hall House, of Madison; a daughter, Madge Graham, of Forrest City; a sister, Willie Mae Bell, of Haynes; two brothers, James House of Forrest City and Roosevelt Moore, of Chicago, Ill.; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Mr. House will be Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Woodhouse Mortuary. Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at 2 p.m. at the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall with Bro. V. B. Rose officiating. Burial will follow in Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.

Lois Malone
Lois Malone, 88, of Forrest City, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, at Washington Hospital Center in Washington D.C.
Mrs. Malone, a retired beautician, was born January 31, 1912, in Marvel.
She is survived by a son, Percy L. Malone, of Washington D.C.; a sister, Sadie West, of Chicago, Ill.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation services for Mrs. Malone are Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Clay Funeral Home. Funeral services are Sunday, Sept. 10, 2000, at 3 p.m. at Lane Chapel C.M.E. Church with Rev. Ronald Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Clay Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the Lane Chapel C.M.E. Church Lois Malone Education Fund.

Evelyn Sue Clark
Evelyn Sue Clark, age 68, of Brinkley, formerly of Moro, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2000, in her home.
Mrs. Clark was born Jan. 4, 1932, in Moro.
She is survived by one son, Charles Frank Powell of Moro; two grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A private service has been planned by the family with Bro. Fred Dover of First Assembly of God, in Brinkley conducting the service.

Mattie Adkins
Mrs. Mattie Adkins, age 89, of Forrest City, formerly of the Newcastle Community, died Monday, Sept. 11, 2000 in Memphis.
Mrs. Adkins was born on Feb. 3, 1911, in Forrest City. She was the daughter of Lee and Sula Webb. She was a housewife and a member of the Forest Chapel Methodist Church.
Mrs. Adkins was married to Glenwood Adkins in 1930, and he preceded her in death in 1992. She is survived by four daughters, Maxine Balgord of Hernando, Miss., Clara Petty of Cordova, Tenn., Marilyn Alexander of Hernando, Miss., and Glenda Gowen of Cleveland; one son, Bill Adkins of Hernando, Miss.; one sister, Beaulah Hall, of Wynne; 12 grandchildren, and 29 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Adkins was also preceded in death by a grandchild, Helena Adkins in 1999.
Funeral services will be held, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000, at 10 a.m., in the Stevens Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. John Speed officiating. Burial will follow at Hughes Cemetery in Forrest City. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jerry Dean Holiday
Mr. Jerry Dean Holiday, age 78, Forrest City, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2000, at Crestpark Retirement Inn in Forrest City.
Mr. Holiday was born Dec. 24, 1921, in Palestine. He was laborer and a veteran of the Army.
He is survived by a brother, Overtis Holiday, of Pine Bluff.
Visitation for Mr. Holiday will be Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Clay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Australia Banks officiating. Burial will follow in the National Cemetery in Little Rock under the direction of Clay Funeral Home.

Lillie Mae Pipkin
Mrs. Lillie Mae Pipkin, age 61, of Forrest City, died Monday, Sept. 11, 2000, at Baptist Central Hospital in Memphis.
Mrs. Pipkin was born April 6, 1939, in Fayette County, Ala., and was the daughter of Monroe Feltman and Lucille Cook Feltman. She lived in St. Francis County most of her life. She was a housewife and a Baptist.
Mrs. Pipkin is survived by her husband, Vernon W. Pipkin; two sons, Michael Pipkin of Heber Springs, David Pipkin of Widener; two daughters, Jeannie Mae Mainer, of Jacksonville, Fla., and Cathy Perdew, of Forrest City. She is also survived by five brothers; Jimmy Feltman, of Forrest City, Ben Feltman, of Carlisle, David Feltman of Hughes, Spencer Feltman, and James Feltman, both of Widener; one sister, Frances Goreman, of Forrest City; 11 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Mrs. Pipkin will be Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Stevens Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000, at 10:30 a.m. Stevens

Linda House Bailey
Mrs. Linda House Bailey, age 47, of Forrest City, died Monday, Sept. 11, 2000, at her home.
Mrs. Bailey was born Sept. 9, 1953 in Forrest City. She was the daughter of Samuel House and Satiria Barnes House.
Mrs. Bailey is survived by three daughters, Juanita House of Forrest City, Tina Avant, Sharon Anderson, both of Rockford, Ill; one son, John Stringfellow, of Little Rock; four sisters, Essie Harris, of Blytheville, Samella Terry, of Rockford Ill., Satiri Braxton, Marcella House, both of Little Rock; four brothers, Al House, Bradley House, both of Forrest City, Edward House, of Jacksonville, Fla., Willie House, of Little Rock; and 11 grandchildren.
Visitation for Mrs. Bailey will be Friday, Sept. 15, 2000, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the chapel of Woodhouse Funeral Home. A wake will also take place on Friday, Sept. 15, 2000 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2000, with funeral services starting at 2 p.m. at United Christian M. B. Church, with Rev. Charles Latham officiating. Burial will follow in Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse mortuary.

Marty Roberts
Mr. Marty Roberts, age 44, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2000, at his home in North Little Rock.
Mr. Roberts was born in Brinkley on June 17, 1956. He was a trauma nurse at UAMS for the past 16 years. He was a Baptist.
He is survived by his father, Joe Roberts of Brinkley; His mother, Pat Clark of Colt; a brother, Ashley Roberts of Brinkley; and a sister, Janaa Poe of Aubrey.
Funeral services for Mr. Roberts will be Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000, at 2 p.m. at Bob Neal and Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Brinkley, with Rev. William Witcher officiating. Burial will follow at Henard Cemetery in Zent.
A memorial service will be held for Mr. Roberts, Friday morning, Sept. 15, 2000, at UAMS Chapel in Little Rock.

Catherine Dennis
Ms. Catherine Dennis, age 69, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, at her home in St. Louis, Mo.
Ms. Dennis was born Aug. 31, 1931 in Palestine.
Graveside services for Ms. Dennis were held Monday, Sept. 11, 2000 at J. B. National Cemetery with Bro. Gregory Johnson officiating. Funeral arrangements were by Southern Funeral Home.

Delia Louise Williams
Mrs. Delia Louise Williams, age 85, of Palestine, died on Friday Sept. 15, 2000.
Mrs. Williams was born on Sept. 5, 1915, in Fordsville, Ky. She was the daughter of Samuel Crowe and Helen Attola Hedden Crowe. She lived in Palestine most of her life. She was a housewife and a member of the Palestine Church of Christ.
Mrs. Williams is survived by her husband, Alfred Williams, two daughters, Sharon Kay Haynes and Vickie Lynn Hawk; one son, Dale Williams; one brother, Hardin Crowe; one sister, Beatrice Halbert, all of Palestine. She is also survived by six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the Palestine Church of Christ on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2000, at 3 p.m., with Bro. Jerry Bates officiating. Burial followed at Bell Cemetery. Stevens Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Alberta Powell
Mrs. Alberta Powell, age 46, of Forrest City, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2000, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City.
Mrs. Powell was born Dec. 7, 1953, in Forrest City. She had been a clerk for the East Central Arkansas Economic Development Corporation.
Mrs. Powell is survived by her mother, Jimmie Rucker, of Forrest City; one son, Andre Rucker, of Forrest City; two daughters, Kolandra Rucker, and Odessa Powell, both of Forrest City; two brothers, Albert Rucker Jr., and Oze H. Rucker, both of Forrest City; two sisters, Yvonne Rucker, of Forrest City and Marilyn Campbell, of Fayetteville.
Visitation for Mrs. Powell will be Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Clay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at 11 a.m. at Church of Christ, with the Rev. Robert Patterson officiating. Burial will follow at Paradise Garden Cemetery under the direction of Clay Funeral Home.

Arthur Gregory Robinson
Mr. Arthur Gregory Robinson, age 24, of Forrest City, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000.
Mr. Robinson was born on May 18, 1976 in Forrest City, to Arthur L. Rogers and Elizabeth McKnight Robinson.
He is survived by his parents, both of Forrest City; a daughter, Porsha Robinson of Colt; three sisters, Sarah Robinson, Ida Robinson, and Evelyn Robinson, all of Forrest City.
Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Chapel of Woodhouse Mortuary. Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at Salem Baptist Church at 2 p.m., with Rev. John Strong officiating. Burial will follow in Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.

Rebecca Corrine Tyer
Rebecca Corrine Tyer, age 91, of Russellville, and former resident of the Burdette community, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2000, at Stella Manor Nursing Home in Russellville.
Ms. Tyer was born Dec. 25, 1908, in Abberville, Miss., to John and Eggie Ware Gafford. She was a homemaker and a Methodist.
Ms. Tyer is preceded in death by two daughters, Polly Meyers, of Forrest City, and Kathleen Carson. She is survived by three daughters, Virginia Powell, of Blytheville; Mary Stumbaugh, of Russellville; and Betty Barch, of Memphis, Tenn.; 14 grandchildren and several great and great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Ms. Tyer will be Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Cobb Funeral Home in Blytheville. Funeral services will be Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, at 10:30 a.m. in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. L.V. Rigney officiating. Burial will follow in Dogwood Cemetery under the direction of Cobb Funeral Home of Blytheville.

Jewell S. Gustafson
Mrs. Jewell S. Gustafson, age 88, of Memphis, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at Primacy Health Care in Memphis.
Mrs. Gustafson was a retired beautician with Atkins Beauty Shop. She was a member of Kingsway Christian Church, and an avid participant in Senior Centers with the Memphis Park Commission.
She is preceded in death by her husband, William Arthur Gustafson. Mrs. Gustafson is survived by two sons, Carl E. Gustafson, of Bothell, Wash., Bob Gustafson, of Loveland, Ohio.; one sister, Lillie Swinea, of Memphis and three grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Gustafson will be Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2000, at 10 a.m., at Memphis Funeral Home Poplar Chapel in Memphis. Burial will follow at Forrest Park Cemetery in Forrest City.

Allen Clark
Mr. Allen Clark, age 59, of Colt, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2000, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis.
Mr. Clark, born June 2, 1941, in Colt, was the son of Allen Cook Clark and Leta Mae Roy Clark. He was retired from Yale Industries and attended Caldwell Baptist Church.
In 1969 he married Carolyn Green and she survives him along with a son, William Allen Clark of Colt; a daughter, Dawn Hinkle of Colt; three sisters, Bobbie Lewis and Elizabeth Pounders, both of Colt and Ruth Bowman, of Greenbrier; and one granddaughter.
Visitation for Mr. Clark will be Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2000, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. Services for Mr. Clark will be held Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home with burial following in Forrest Park Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.
Memorials are to be made to the American Heart Association.

Mary Bell Like
Mary Bell Like, age 79, of Colt, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2000, in her home.
Mrs. Like, was born Mar. 4, 1921, in Etowah to James Elbert Virgin and Cora Bishop. She was retired from Sanyo and had lived in Colt most of her life. She was a member of the House of Prayer.
In 1936 Mrs. Like married George Like and he preceded her in death in 1993.
She is survived by four daughters, Betty Middleton, of Wynne, Ruby McCrary, of Forrest City, Jeanie Webb, of Colt, Cathy Walls, of Pine Tree; six sons, Jimmy Like, Alvie Like, Norman Like, Noal Like, all of Colt, Roy Like, of Caldwell, Wayne Like of Forrest City; 38 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Like will be held Wendesday, Spet. 27, 2000, at the House of Prayer at 4 p.m. Burial will follow in Hughes Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

Virginia "Nicky" Dwyer Ross
Mrs. Virginia "Nicky" Dwyer Ross, age 72, of Forrest City, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2000, in Memphis.
Mrs. Ross was a Communicant of St. Francis Catholic Church in Forrest City. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Ross, and her son John Ross Jr. She is survived by two daughters, Susan Quinn and Marie Ross, both of Memphis; two sons, Marty Ross, of Memphis, and Sean Ross, of Little Rock; a sister, Elizabeth Foley, of Memphis; a brother, Robert Dwyer, of Memphis; and two grandsons.
There will be a Memorial Mass for Mrs. Ross on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, at 11 a.m., at Poor Clare Monastery in Memphis, with burial following at Lucy Cemetery. Memphis Funeral Home Poplar Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Monastery of St. Clare.

Joe Dean Long
Mr. Joe Dean Long, age 70, of Moro, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2000, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City.
Mr. Long was the son of the late Arthur D. Long, and the late Cassie Darby Long. He was an Air Force veteran and served in the Korean Conflict, and was a member of the American Legion and the V.F.W.
He is survived by his wife, Wilda Webb Long; a son, Doug Long of Little Rock; a daughter, JoAnn Doolos of Baton Rouge, La.; a brother, Ronnie Long of Moro; three sisters, Bonnie Stark of Cabot; Betty Sue Umfress of Yuma, Ariz.; Doris Lindsey, of Lonoke, and four grandchildren.
Visitation for Mr. Long will be Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Bob Neal & Sons Funeral Home in Brinkley. Funeral services will be Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000, at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Brinkley, with Rev. Jim McDaniel officiating. Burial will follow at Posey Cemetery in Wheatley.

Carroll Eugene Gadberry, Sr.
Mr. Carroll Eugene Gadberry, Sr., age 68, of Lake Havasu City Ariz., died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at his home.
Mr. Gadberry was born June 15, 1932, in Forrest City to Emmitt and Lucille Gadberry. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and served in the U.S. Army for 14 years, and the U.S. Air Force for four years. Mr. Gadberry was a retired U.S. Postal employee. He was a Baptist, a Mason, and a member of the VFW.
Mr. Gadberry is survived by two sons; Carroll Gadberry Jr., of Forrest City, Allen Gadberry of Griffith, Ind.; three daughters; Kristy Kiser of Logan, Ohio, Pam Cencion, of Wheatfield Ind., Anita Sills of Val Poraiso, Ind., one brother; Ralph Gadberry, of Forrest City; a sister, Carrie Reyer, of Forrest City; 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death in 1992 by a grandson, Nicholas Cencion and in 1999 by a brother Thomas Gadberry.
Memorial Services for Mr. Gadberry will be held Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at 2 p.m. in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.

Laura B. Horton
Mr. Laura B. Horton, age 51, of Widener, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2000, at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis.
Mr. Horton is survived by his wife, Clara Horton; his mother, Lillie Mae Horton, of Hughes; six brothers; Louis Horton, Jr., Leon Horton, of Hughes, Robert Horton and Edward Horton of West Memphis, Earnest Horton, of Detroit, Mich., Harry Horton, of Wynne; six sisters, Essie Mae Glover, of Detroit, Mich., Dorothy Sanders of Akron, Ohio, Naomi Riley of Rochester, N.Y., Viola Foster of Alton, Ill., Mary Tyler of Chicago, Ill., and Debra Gray of Lawton, Okla.
Visitation for Mr. Horton will be Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Anthony Funeral Home Chapel in Anthonyville. Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at 1 p.m., at New Bethel Church of God in Christ in Hughes with burial following in St. John Church Cemetery in Hughes under the direction of Anthony Funeral Home of Anthonyville.

Mabel Lee
Mrs. Mabel Lee, age 84, of Memphis, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2000, at Methodist Hospital Central in Memphis.
Mrs. Lee was a homemaker and a member of Trinity All Nations Church and she was a church mother for 25 years.
She is survived by two daughters, Bettie Johnson and Bertha White, both of Memphis; four sons, Willie Walker, Charles Lee, both of Memphis, and Paul Lee, Wardell Walker, both of Toledo, Ohio; a sister, Lee Yates, of Cofferville, Miss.; a brother, Homer Armstrong; 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation for Mrs. Lee will be Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Trinity All Nations Church in Memphis. Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at 1 p.m., with Rev. Theodis Cochran Jr. officiating. Burial will be Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at National Cemetery in Memphis under the direction of J. E. Kennedy Funeral Home.

A. M. "Bub" McKennon Jr.
Mr. A. M. "Bub" McKennon Jr., age 76, of Morrilton, died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2000.
Mr. McKennon was born Aug. 14, 1924, in Fort Smith to A. M. McKennon Sr. and Willeen Jernigan McKennon. He was a veteran of World War II where he served in the Army. Following his discharge from the Army McKennon was a row crop and cattle farmer in Logan and Conway Counties. In 1954 he was elected to the Arkansas State House of Representatives where he served for six years. He was also appointed to the Arkansas State Claims Commission. He was a member of the Morrilton First United Methodist Church.
Mr. McKennon is survived by a son, Scott McKennon, of Forrest City; three daughters, Linda Finer of Palos Verdes, Calif., Judy Porter, of Conway, and Marsha Loyd, of McGehee; a sister, Catherine Brockmann of Maumelle; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Dana Cotton McKennon and a grandson, William Loyd.
A memorial service for Mr. McKennon will be held Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, at 2 p.m. at the Morrilton First United Methodist Church with Rev. Chris Cooper officiating, under the direction of Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Morrilton.

Carroll Eugene Gadberry, Sr.
Mr. Carroll Eugene Gadberry, Sr., age 68, of Lake Havasu City Ariz., died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at his home.
Mr. Gadberry was born June 15, 1932, in Forrest City to Emmitt and Lucille Gadberry. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and served in the U.S. Army for 14 years, and the U.S. Air Force for four years. Mr. Gadberry was a retired U.S. Postal employee. He was a Baptist, a Mason, and a member of the VFW.
Mr. Gadberry is survived by two sons; Carroll Gadberry Jr., of Forrest City, Allen Gadberry of Griffith, Ind.; three daughters; Kristy Kiser of Logan, Ohio, Pam Cencion, of Wheatfield Ind., Anita Sills of Val Poraiso, Ind., one brother; Ralph Gadberry, of Forrest City; a sister, Carrie Reyer, of Forrest City; 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death in 1992 by a grandson, Nicholas Cencion and in 1999 by a brother Thomas Gadberry.
Memorial Services for Mr. Gadberry will be held Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at 2 p.m. in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.

Laura B. Horton
Mr. Laura B. Horton, age 51, of Widener, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2000, at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis.
Mr. Horton is survived by his wife, Clara Horton; his mother, Lillie Mae Horton, of Hughes; six brothers; Louis Horton, Jr., Leon Horton, of Hughes, Robert Horton and Edward Horton of West Memphis, Earnest Horton, of Detroit, Mich., Harry Horton, of Wynne; six sisters, Essie Mae Glover, of Detroit, Mich., Dorothy Sanders of Akron, Ohio, Naomi Riley of Rochester, N.Y., Viola Foster of Alton, Ill., Mary Tyler of Chicago, Ill., and Debra Gray of Lawton, Okla.
Visitation for Mr. Horton will be Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Anthony Funeral Home Chapel in Anthonyville. Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at 1 p.m., at New Bethel Church of God in Christ in Hughes with burial following in St. John Church Cemetery in Hughes under the direction of Anthony Funeral Home of Anthonyville.

Mabel Lee
Mrs. Mabel Lee, age 84, of Memphis, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2000, at Methodist Hospital Central in Memphis.
Mrs. Lee was a homemaker and a member of Trinity All Nations Church and she was a church mother for 25 years.
She is survived by two daughters, Bettie Johnson and Bertha White, both of Memphis; four sons, Willie Walker, Charles Lee, both of Memphis, and Paul Lee, Wardell Walker, both of Toledo, Ohio; a sister, Lee Yates, of Cofferville, Miss.; a brother, Homer Armstrong; 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation for Mrs. Lee will be Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Trinity All Nations Church in Memphis. Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at 1 p.m., with Rev. Theodis Cochran Jr. officiating. Burial will be Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at National Cemetery in Memphis under the direction of J. E. Kennedy Funeral Home.

A. M. "Bub" McKennon Jr.
Mr. A. M. "Bub" McKennon Jr., age 76, of Morrilton, died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2000.
Mr. McKennon was born Aug. 14, 1924, in Fort Smith to A. M. McKennon Sr. and Willeen Jernigan McKennon. He was a veteran of World War II where he served in the Army. Following his discharge from the Army McKennon was a row crop and cattle farmer in Logan and Conway Counties. In 1954 he was elected to the Arkansas State House of Representatives where he served for six years. He was also appointed to the Arkansas State Claims Commission. He was a member of the Morrilton First United Methodist Church.
Mr. McKennon is survived by a son, Scott McKennon, of Forrest City; three daughters, Linda Finer of Palos Verdes, Calif., Judy Porter, of Conway, and Marsha Loyd, of McGehee; a sister, Catherine Brockmann of Maumelle; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Dana Cotton McKennon and a grandson, William Loyd.
A memorial service for Mr. McKennon will be held Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, at 2 p.m. at the Morrilton First United Methodist Church with Rev. Chris Cooper officiating, under the direction of Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Morrilton.


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