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Margarette Dodd
Margarette Dixon Dodd, 88, of Little Rock, a native of Ola, died Monday, Feb. 28  [2000].
She was born Dec. 16, 1911, to Ernest and Marjory Dixon and was a charter member of Westwood Garden Club, a life member of Arkansas Federation of Garden Clubs and Jennie B. Hopkins Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of Western Hills United Methodist Church, all at Little Rock.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elmo Edward Dodd; three brothers; and two sisters.
Survivors include a son, David Owen Dodd and his wife, Shirley, of Russellville; two daughters, Doris D. Dunlap and Darah R. Davis of Little Rock; a brother, James William Dixon of Ashdown; three sisters, Celeste Stewart of Little Rock, Ruby Billie Shelton of Amarillo, Texas, and Johnnie Bubs Hickey of Garland, Texas; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Chapel at 5800 West 12th Street, Little Rock by the Rev. Don Umfleet and the Rev. Jay Culpepper. Burial will be in Pinecrest Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Western Hills United Methodist Church, 4601 Western Hills, Little Rock 72204, or Little Rock Federation of Garden Clubs, 1501 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock 72205.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. 

Alene Bowden
ATKINS -- Funeral for Alene Bowden, 55, of Russellville, who died Sunday, Feb. 27  [2000], will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Pottsville Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. Bobby Norman. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery at Hector by Lemley Funeral Service.
Pallbearers include George Thomey, Fred Dixon, Denver Ray Walker, Steve Walker, Danny Ray Duvall and Fred Standridge. 

James Garrett
CLARKSVILLE -- James Ralph Garrett, 77, of Midwest City, Okla., a native of the Harmony community, died Monday, Feb. 28  [2000], at Midwest City.
Born Dec. 22, 1922, he was the son of the late Joe and Anna Garrett, a graduate of Clarksville High School, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Nicoma Park United Methodist Church at Midwest City.
Survivors include his wife, Fern Garrett; two sons and daughters-in-law, James Glenn and Linda Garrett of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Robert Dan and Leah Garrett of Choctaw, Okla.; four daughters and sons-in-law, Edythe Kathleen and Roy Golightly of Norfork, Peggy Sue and Mike Selfridge of Harrah, Okla., Lesa Diane and Tom Vasquez of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Terri Beth and Dennis Terrill of Midwest City, Okla.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Joe and Dorothy Garrett of Phoenix, Ariz., and Hall and Jean Garrett of Clarksville; a sister and brother-in-law, Ann and John Williamson of Clarksville; and 15 grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Nicoma Park United Methodist Church. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Harmony Cemetery in Johnson County. Local arrangements are by Hardwicke Funeral Service.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hardwicke Funeral Home. 

Lillie Harderson
CLARKSVILLE -- Lillie May Harderson, 97, of Clarksville died Thursday, March 2  [2000], at Lamar.
She was the daughter of the late Miles and Joanna Dewberry Ritchie, widow of Earl Harderson and a member of Second Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Basil Harderson of Clarksville and Tony Harderson of Lamar; a daughter, Louise Fredrick of Osceola, Ind.; three sisters, Iva Moore of Oark, and Diana McNew and Lois Orman of Arkansas; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Roller-Cox Chapel by the Rev. Clayton Rylee. Burial will be in Cassville Cemetery by Roller-Cox Funeral Service.
Pallbearers include Glenn Stepp, Keith Stepp, Don Langdon, Stan Harderson, Eddie Kimbriel and Argue Ted Holland.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m.Sunday at the funeral home. 

Frieda Groen
CLARKSVILLE -- Frieda E. Fenske Groen, 89, of Knoxville died Thursday, March 2  [2000].
She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church at Redwood City, Calif., and was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Anna Ohrmund Hintz; two husbands, George Groen and Robert Fenske; and three brothers, Elmer, Ruben and Roy Hintz.
Survivors include three sons, Gene Robert Fenske of Knoxville, Jerry Leroy Fenske of Dallas and Russell Fredrick Fenske of Knoxville; two daughters, Norma Fenske Groen of Knoxville and Patricia Fenske White of South Dakota; four sisters, Ella Miller, Ida Fenske and Leona Backstrom of Nebraska, and Anita Nelsen of Wyoming; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at Howser-Fillmer Chapel at Norfolk, Nebraska. Burial will be in HIllcrest Memorial Park at Norfolk.
Local arrangements are by Roller-Cox Funeral Service.
Memorials may be made to the Johnson County Hospice at Clarksville.

Wayne Gregory
MORRILTON -- Wayne Gregory, 68, of Cleveland died Monday, May 8  [2000].
Born June 5, 1931, at Fort Douglas, he was the son of the late Albert and Norma Bowan Gregory, a self-employed truck driver, an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of Falling Water Church.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Mason Gregory; two sons, Darrell Gregory and his wife, Tina, of Hartman and Doyle Gregory and his wife, Connie, of Morrilton; three daughters, Denise Gregory of Hattieville, Carol Robison and her husband, Jerome, of Cleveland, Tenn., and Mary Price of Russellville; two brothers, Harold Gregory of Dover and Shelby Gregory of Walnut Creek, Calif.; two sisters, Fredia Dotson of Russellville and Juanita Fields of Atkins; and nine grandchildren, Charles Steele, Darrell Gregory, Raven Gregory, Josieane Robison, Jerome Robison, Jessica Robison, Jade Robison, Brett Price and Dustin Price.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Harris Chapel by the Rev. Lester Chisum and the Rev. Bob Chisum. Burial will be in Vinson Chapel by Harris Funeral Service.
Pallbearers include Charles Steele, Darell Gregory, Jerome Robison, Marty Gregory, John Mason and Ricky Emerson. 

David Yarbrough
CLARKSVILLE -- David Wayne Yarbrough, 39, of Oark died Friday, May 5  [2000], at Hampton.
Survivors include his father, Daniel Wayne Yarbrough and Sue Yarbrough of Oark; his mother, Elli May Cagle of Ozark; and four brothers, Randy Yarbrough of Oark, Mike Yarbrough of Lamar, Danny Cagle of Clarksville and Richard Cagle of Ozark.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Sherman Cemetery at Oark by the Rev. Robert Boen. Burial will be by Roller-Cox Funeral Service.
Pallbearers:
Active -- Tony Tollar, Bob Thomas, James Tuttle, Raymond Holloway, Tom Brandon and Mike Thomas.
Honorary -- J.D. Marlow and Bob Cagle. 

Edward Floyd
Edward Coleman Amo Floyd, 81, of Sallis, Miss., father of Ann Russell of Dardanelle, died Sunday, May 7  [2000].
He was born Aug. 18, 1918, in Attala County, Miss., to Will and Edna Allen Floyd, and was retired expediter for Superior Coach and a member of Sallis Methodist Church.
Other survivors include his wife, Carolyn Farrell Floyd; a son, John Floyd of Brandon, Miss.; a sister, Odell Shealey of Adel, Ga.; and five grandchildren.
Funeral was Tuesday at Nowell Funeral Home at Kosciusko, Miss. Burial was in Sallis Cemetery. 

Dax Taylor
Dax Taylor, 27, of Austin, Texas, grandson of Max and Mary Taylor of Russellville, died Tuesday, May 9  [2000].
He is the son of Larry and Tish Taylor, former residents of Russellville.
Funeral arrangements will be announced.
Ilene Confer
Memorial service for Ilene Rose Confer, 63, of Russellville, who died Monday, May 8, will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Woodlawn Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. Phil Bozeman.
The body was cremated. Arrangements are by Humphrey Funeral Service. 

Joe Parker
DARDANELLE -- Joe F. Parker, 64, of Dardanelle died Monday, May 8  [2000], at Saint Marys Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 4, 1935, at Delaware (Logan County) to James Franklin and Pearl Mae Roberts Parker, he was retired from the Arkansas Highway Department and a member of Centerville Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by a brother, John Parker.
Survivors include his wife, Janelle Johnson Parker; a daughter and son-in-law, Pam and John Woodson of Dardanelle; a brother, James Parker of Pottsville; five sisters, Lillie Mae Parker of Perryville, Jessie Yarbrough of Danville, Betty Miller of Wisher, La., Wilma Heflin of Russellville and Marie Roberts of Oklahoma City, Okla.; a half-sister, Genevia Cammeron of Paris; two grandchildren, Amy Marshall and her husband, Tim, and Adam Case of Dardanelle; and a great-grandchild, Chance Marshall of Dardanelle.
Funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Centerville Church of Christ by Steve Sorrells. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service.
Pallbearers:
Active -- John Woodson, Tony Calavitta, Mitchell Rollans, Tim Marshall, Lang Miller and Adam Case.
Honorary -- Edward Harris, Troy Underwood, Joe Johns, Bobby Price, Dr. Gene D. Ring, Clem Essinger, Kenneth Taylor, Raymond Ballanger, Billy Standridge, Ham Hamilton, Burl Judkins and the men at Jims Service Station. 

C.W. Jarvis
C.W. Jarvis, 55, of Tilly, formerly of Sarepta, La., died Tuesday, May 9  [2000], at Baptist Medical Center at Little Rock.
Born Aug. 3, 1944, at Springhill, La., he was the son of the late Cedric and Sammie Lane Sistrunk Jarvis, a graduate of Northwestern State University at Nachitoches, La., and a senior sales representative for the Merial Merck Company.
He was a Mason, a member of Chuckwagon Cookoff Association, Arkansas Cattlemens Association, and an elder at Welcome Home Church. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Patricia VonDameck and Sharon Jarvis.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy L. Tackett Jarvis; three daughters and sons-in-law, Elizabeth and Aaron Lazarus of Oceanside, Calif., Ashley and Brent Lee of Jerusalem, and Jinjer and Glen Todd of Loris, S.C.; a brother, John Jarvis of Sarepta, La.; five grandchildren, Mickinzi and Lucchese Joyner, and Karson, Paige and Parker Lee; an aunt, Marie Adams of Bastrop, La.; a nephew; and two nieces.
Funeral will be private. Arrangements are by Humphrey Funeral Service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Welcome Home Church building fund, P.O. Box 20, Witts Springs, Ark. 72686. 

George Eddy
DANVILLE -- George Elijah Eddy, 94, of Belleville died Tuesday, May 9  [2000], at his home.
He was born Feb. 20, 1906, on Oak Mountain in Pope County to George B. and Mary Freeman Eddy and was a retired mechanic and member of Danville Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a great-grandson, Brett Hendrickson.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Rheba Pettycord Eddy; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Bill Eddy of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Kenneth and Ann Eddy of Booneville; two daughters and a son-in-law, Lavada Hendrickson of Springfield, Mo., and Joyce and Joe Cathey of Danville; 10 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Danville Church of Christ by John McCourt and the Rev. Bobby Walker. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery near Hector by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville.
Grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. 

Lou Freeman
Lou Freeman, 60, of Dover died Wednesday, May 17  [2000], at Saint Marys Regional Medical Center.
She was born July 11, 1939, at Mount Judea to Lewis Sexton and Alice Sexton-Douglas and was a business manager for B&M Inc.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Survivors include her husband, Monroe Freeman; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Rhonda Freemman and Virgil and Lori Freeman of Dover; a daughter, Mary and Kevin Eakin of Dover; her mother, Alice Douglas of Bentonville; three brothers, Dale and Lewis Sexton of Riverside, Calif., and Donald Sexton of Russellville; two sisters, Jimmie Foreman of Lees Summit, Mo., and Nickie Rizzi of Riverside, Calif.; seven grandchildren, Matthew Freeman, Amey Reddell, Misty Lee, Kevin Eakin, Justin Nuckols, Jenni Nuckols and Brittany Eakin; and three great-grandchildren, Dannika Reddell, Michael Reddell and Katie Lee.
Funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Humphrey Chapel by the Rev. Leroy Norton and the Rev. Dick Falbo. Burial will be in Phoenix Cemetery at Dover by Humphrey Funeral Service.
Active pallbearers include Jack Casey, Dale Freeman, Danny Demoret, Scott Sexton, Billy Stark and Michael Reddell.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Opal Elston
Opal Voss Elston, 88, of Van Buren, a native of Hector, died Tuesday, May 16  [2000], at Sparks Regional Medical Center at Fort Smith.
Born May 16, 1912, she was the daughter of the late Alonzo and Minnie Riley Voss and widow of William H. Bill Elston. She was a retired silk finisher for Day and Night Cleaners at Fort Smith and a member of First Assembly of God Church at Van Buren.
Survivors include a brother, Paul Harold Voss of Kennewick, Wash.; a niece, Carolyn Gross of Fort Smith; two great-nieces, Stephanie Lee and Emily Gross of Fort Smith; a great-nephew, Peter Gross of Fort Smith; a great-great-niece, Emma Huggins of Fort Smith; and 13 other nephews and nieces.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Humphrey Chapel. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service.
Active pallbearers include Peter Gross, Keith Voss, Paul Dewayne Voss, Gerald Voss, Brent Hudson and Raymond Beavers.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to First Assembly of God Church television ministry, 1014 Fayetteville Road, Van Buren 72956. 

Terry Reed
Terry Lyn Reed, 34, of Russellville died Monday, May 15  [2000], at Morrilton.
He was a carpenters worker, son of the late Arthur Franklin Reed and Francis Louise Nichols Reed, a 1984 honor graduate of Ola High School and a member of the Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Dwayne Reed.
Survivors include his ex-wife, Sheryl Carr of Atkins; a daughter, La Shawna Francis Reed of Atkins; a stepson, Nathan Glenn Bowden of Atkins; four brothers, Jerry Don Reed of Russellville, Jackie Lee Reed of West Plains, Mo., and William Leo Reed and Jeffery Shane Reed of Dardanelle; and two sisters, Carolyn Louise Callan of Jacksonville and Jennifer Shawn Kemp of Oklahoma.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Liberty Hill Cemetery at Hunt by John Ballard. Burial will be by Roller-Cox Funeral Service.
Pallbearers include Mike Battershell, Donny Blair, Anthony Pope, Carl Ray Webster, Scott Kemp and Michael Thomas.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Virgie Thornton
CLARKSVILLE -- Virgie Belle Thornton, 84, of Clarksville died Friday, June 2  [2000], at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a homemaker and a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cyril W. Thornton, and her parents, Sidney M. and Dora E. Cowan Vaught.
Survivors include a daughter, Virginia Thornton of Clarksville; a son, Wayne Thornton of Clarksville; three sisters, Alma Gill of Oklahoma City and Lois OKelly and Lillie Lea Long of Bell Gardens, Calif.; a brothers, Dub Vaught of Clarksville; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Roller-Cox Chapel with the Rev. Amos Pledger and the Rev. Vernon Bass officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Hill Cemetery at Hunt under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home of Clarksville.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
Pallbearers:
Active -- J.T. Chesser, Jesse Donaldson, Wendell Lee, Wayne Vaught, Mike Cox and Robert Vaught.
Honorary -- Clarence Bauman, Betty Bauman, Mary Frances Glass, Carla Donaldson, Maxine Chesser, Pam Cox and Margaret Vaught. 

Hithia Blaylock
CLARKSVILLE -- Hithia Hartsel Blaylock, 87, of Hunt died Friday, June 2  [2000], at County Side Manor.
He was a retired coal miner and a Methodist. He was preceded in death by his parents, William R. and Mollie Poteet Blaylock.
Survivors include his wife, Pearl Mooney Blaylock; three daughters and sons-in-law, Eurena and L.D. Holland of Hartman, Mereta Evans and Alonzo Mefford of Hartman, and Madeline and James Morris of Oklahoma City; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at Roller-Cox Chapel with the Rev. Sally Ladd officiating. Burial will be in Oark Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home of Clarksville.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Pallbearers:
Active -- Ryan Maxwell, Mike Morris, Gerry Demaray, Terry Evans, Mac Everett Turner and Dennis Morris.
Honorary -- Bruce Foster, Owen Marler, Wayne Turner, L.D. Holland, James Morris, Lonzo Mefford, Clark James, Keith Evans, Brian Evans and Kevin Sparks. 

Louise Baldwin
Louise Baldwin, 90, of Russellville, formerly of Dardanelle, died Thursday, June 1  [2000], at Saint Marys Regional Medical Center.
Born Feb. 26, 1910, at Dighton, Kan., to the late Alex and Della Zink Dutoit, she was a homemaker and member of Dardanelle First United Methodist. She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Baldwin; a son, Donald L. Baldwin; a grandson, Scott Baldwin; and three stepgrandchildren.
Survivors include six sons and daughters-in-law, Dean and Edna Baldwin of Russellville, Robert E. and Ann Baldwin of Lakeland, Fla., Jim M. and Neta Jean Baldwin of Fort Smith, William H. Jr. and Mary Ann Baldwin of Bay Cliff, Texas, Clifford A. and Sharron Baldwin of Porter, Texas, and Roger G. and Sherrol Baldwin of Littleton, Colo.; a daughter, Betty L. Vigil of Russellville; a daughter-in-law, Alice Baldwin of Russellville; brother, Rex Dutoit of Salem, Ore.; 25 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; four great-great-granchildren; several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church at Dardanelle with the Rev. Floyd Ervin officiating. Burial will be in Elizabeth Hall Cemetery at New Blaine under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Gary, Greg, Kevin, Mike, Robert, Wayne, Larry and Ryan Baldwin, and David and Dale Dixon. 

J.B. Patterson
J.B. Pat Patterson, 81, of Conway, formerly of Russellville, died Friday, June 2  [2000], at his home.
Born Sept. 4, 1918, at Plainview to the late William Henderson and Bertha Mae Hickman Patterson, he was a retired truck driver. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in Italy for two years, and a member of Harmony Free Will Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a son, Pat Patterson; a daughter, Linda Rogerson; two brothers, Lyles and Ovid Patterson; and two sisters, Effie Hudson and Atha Patton.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Lydia Patterson; a daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Roger Williams of Conway; two sisters, Cletus Brewer of Morrilton and Retha Travis of Atkins; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Shinn Chapel with the Rev. A.E. Bo Coffman and the Rev. Bob Alexander officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. 

Orville Thomas
ATKINS -- Orville M. Thomas, 93, of Appleton died Thursday, June 1  [2000], at his home.
Born Feb. 7, 1907, at Conway County to the late Ellet M. and Leah Reynolds Thomas, he was a retired farmer. He was a member of Cedar Creek Church of Christ and the American Legion and was a veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Thomas.
Survivors include two sons, Richard Thomas of Appleton and Larry Thomas of Dallas; two daughters, Norma Haulmark of Old Hickory and Linda Utley of Powderly, Texas; two brothers, Joe and Benton Thomas, both of Jerusalem; four grandchildren, Jason M. Thomas, Traver Thomas, Brandon Utley and Aldon Utley; and a stepgrandson, Robert Haulmark Jr.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at Lemley Funeral Chapel with Miles King officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Creek Cemetery under the direction of Lemley Funeral Service.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Pallbearers:
Active -- Larry Thomas, Brandon, Alton and Durlan Utley, Ira Thomas Jr. and Evern Lawless.
Honorary -- Jason and Traver Thomas. 

Wendell Sanders
Wendell Sanders, 43, of Dover died Sunday, June 18  [2000], at his home.
Born Oct. 27, 1956, at San Jose, Calif., he was an employee of the maintenance department at Dana Corp. and a member of Poor Boys Club.
Survivors include his wife, Ginger Sanders; a son and daughter-in-law, Darren and Marnee Sanders of Russellville; a daughter, Angel Sanders of Pottsville; a stepson, Jason Spradlin of Oklahoma; his father and stepmother, J.L. and Vivian Sanders of Nogo; his mother, Lavern Marable of Russellville; two brothers, Lynn and Gerald Sanderes of Dover; a stepbrother, Paul Kendrick of Rogers; a half-sister, Patricia Carter of Russellville; a stepsister, Pam Rolland of Dardanelle; two grandchildren, Laken Davis of Pottsville and Alyssa Sanders of Russellville; and two stepgrandchildren, Christopher and Caela Cox of Russellville.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Shinn Chapel by the Rev. Dean Caldwell. Burial will be in Rock Springs Cemetery at Hector by Shinn Funeral Service.
Pallbearers:
Active Johnny Henderson, Tony Hernandez, Wayne Titsworth, Troy Morris, Gary Black and Gary Clair.
Honorary Danny Bates and Mitchell Collins.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Area Agency on Aging of West Central Arkansas Hospice, 103 West Parkway, Suite 2, Russellville 72801. 

T.O. Puckett
T.O. Puckett, 73, of Russellville died Sunday, June 18  [2000], at Saint Marys Regional Medical Center.
Born Feb. 8, 1927, in Kentucky, he was the son of the late Ernest Bryant and Murtie Bee Rutherford Puckett, a retired construction contractor, a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the Elks Lodge at Anaheim, Calif.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Nina Caldwell and Lorene Stephens.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Dee Puckett of Port Arthur, Texas, and Ted and Elaine Puckett of Russellville; a daughter, Lisa Puckett of Los Angeles; two brothers, D.C. and E.H. Puckett of Marvell; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Tennie and Jessie Lumpkin of West Memphis and Allene and Lester Dunaway of Maceo, Ky.; and four grandchildren, Andy and Chelsea Puckett of Port Arthur, Texas, and Meredith and Erica Puckett of Russellville.
The body was cremated. Arrangements are by Shinn Funeral Service.
The remains will be returned to California for burial at sea.
Memorials may be made to Saint Johns Catholic School, 1900 West Main, Russellville 72801. 

Janet Goodwin
Janet Robins Goodwin, 54, of Natchitoches, La., daughter of Margaret Shepherd of Russellville, died Saturday, June 17  [2000], at Trident Medical Center at Charleston, S.C.
She was a native of Little Rock and had worked as secretary in the Department of Health and Human Performances at Northwestern State University for many years and was a member of Westside Baptist Church at Natchitoches.
She was preceded in death by her father, Loyd Robins.
Other survivors include her husband, Coach Sam Goodwin; a son, Samuel Jay Goodwin Jr. of Natchitoches; two daughters and sons-in-law, Robbie Lynn and Todd Davis of Charleston, S.C., and Angelia Diane and the Rev. David George of The Woodlands, Texas; her stepfather, John Shepherd of Russellville; a sister and brother-in-law, Patricia Ann and Jerry ONeal of Russellville; a stepbrother, Michael Shepherd and his wife, Rayne, of Paragould; and two grandchildren, David James and Samuel Ryne Davis of Charleston, S.C.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Prather Coliseum on the campus of Northwestern State University by the Rev. Daniel George, the Rev. Mike Honzell and the Rev. Gerald Long. Graveside service and burial will be at 4:30 p.m. today at Rest Haven Cemetery at Arkadelphia by Blanchard-Saint Denis Funeral Home at Natchitoches.
Memorials may be made to the N.S.U. Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Janet Goodwin Scholarship Fund, 322 Monroe St., Natchitoches 71457. 

Ruth Burnham
Ruth L. Burnham, 63, of Fort Smith, mother of Susan Dishner of Russellville, died Saturday, June 17  [2000], at a Fort Smith hospital.
She was a member of Harvest Time Tabernacle.
Other survivors include her husband, Larry Burnham; two sons, Steve Burnham of Bryant and Patrick Burnham of Little Rock; her father, C.C. Morgan of Clarksville; a brother, C.D. Morgan of Clarksville; two sisters, Carolyn Leisman of Maumelle and Rachel Johnson of Clarksville; and three grandchildren, Rachel, Devin and Corbin Dishner of Russellville.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Harvest Time Tabernacle. Burial will be in Elizabeth Hall Cemetery at New Blaine by Putman Funeral Service of Fort Smith.
Pallbearers:
Active nephews: James Lane, Mike Johnson, Doug Morgan, David Morgan, Grant Johnson and Eric Leisman.
Honorary members of the Sam Lowe Sunday School Class.
Memorials may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 6062, Fort Smith 72906. 

Darrell Millsap
Darrell Dean Millsap, 46, of Russellville died Sunday, June 18  [2000].
Born March 8, 1954, in Newton County, he was the son of the late Claude Odell Millsap and a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Kisha Louise Millsap.
Survivors include his wife, Sue Millsap; two stepdaughters, Jenny Williams of Appleton and Kim Hearing of Buttermilk; a stepson, Jeremy Crisenberry of Russellville; his mother and stepfather, Lorene and Henry Armsteadt of Russellville; two brothers, Johnny Ray and James Dale Millsap of Russellville; six sisters, Mary Irene Freeman and Linda Kay Kinslow of Dover, Carol Willfond of Hector, Lisa Darlene Mullins of Hickory Ridge, and Thelma Louise Engle and Janis Marie Willfond of Buttermilk; two stepbrothers, Doyle W. Armsteadt of Russellville and Chess L. Armsteadt of Harrisburg; five stepsisters, Mary Whorton, Trudy Hardman, Judy Poczik and Evelyn Ennis, all of Dardanelle, and Pat Gullett of Morrilton; and four grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gospel Light Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. Thelbert Dixon. Burial will be in Hartman Cemetery by Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins.
Pallbearers include Jimmy Millsap, Odell Millsap, Bill Millsap, Perry Chavers, Stephen Heath, Charles Engle, David Searcy, Larry Chavers, Jerry Thacker and Kenny Darter.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. 

Claud Robinson
ATKINS Claud D. Robinson, 78, of Pottsville died Sunday, June 18  [2000].
Born Oct. 13, 1921, at Atkins, he was the son of the late Thomas and Della Jackson Robinson, a retired treatment technician at Russellville Water Co., and a member of the Assembly of God Church.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Roy Ralph, Doyle and John Robinson, and two sisters, Ina Hardgraves and Mildred Goines.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Irene Robinson; two daughters and a son-in-law, Joyce and Jim Kelley of Boys Ranch, New Mexico, and Nancy Qualls of Pottsville; a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Keith and Chandra McNutt of Pottsville; a granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Amanda and Victor Runnels of Russellville; and several nephews and nieces.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Lemley Chapel by the Rev. Wayne Johnson. Burial will be in Atkins City Cemetery by Lemley Funeral Service.
Pallbearers include Donald Roberds, Gary Pettit, Jimmy McClaren, Tommy Rudder, Steve Robinson and Carrol Goines.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to New Mexico Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 5000, Boys Ranch, N.M. 87002. 

Ruby Cook
Ruby D. Cook, 60, of Russellville died Sunday, Oct. 1  [2000], at Saint Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.
Born Sept. 19, 1940, at Central City, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Helen Decker Awalt. She married Charles Cook on March 14, 1959, at Appleton and was a former employee of ConAgra Frozen Foods after working there 29 years.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Joe Alford Awalt and Ray Jr. Awalt; her father-in-law, Newton Cook; an uncle, Bill Awalt; and a nephew, Jimmy Dean Williamson.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Jimmy Don Cook of Russellville; a daughter, Linda Standridge of Hector; a brother, Roscoe Awalt of Dardanelle; two sisters, Myrtle Williamson of Atkins and Retha Smith of Russellville; her mother-in-law, Hester Reynolds Cook of Appleton; a grandson, Roger Henry Standridge of Hector; and several nephews and nieces.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Appleton Cumberland Presbyterian Church by the Rev. A.E. Bo Coffman. Burial will be in Appleton Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service.
Active pallbearers include Billy Rose, Allen Eubanks, Robert Howell, Skeet Loveland, Chuck Smith and William Cook.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. 

Joe Hicks
CLARKSVILLE Joe Hicks, 62, of Hagarville died Monday, Oct. 2  [2000], at his home.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Pitts Hicks; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Donny and Denise Hicks, Coy and Betty Hicks, and Doyle Hicks of Lamar, and Jerry and Kara Hicks of Hagarville; a daughter and son-in-law, Rita and Larry Spellman of Canon City, Colo.; two brothers, Scottie Hicks and Loren White of Hagarville; and 10 grandchildren.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. today at Union Cemetery at Mount Levi by the Rev. Donald Carey. Burial will be by Roller-Cox Funeral Service.
Pallbearers include Kevin Muldoon, Quinton Hughes, Gary Clayton, Dean Cowell, David Domerese, Chuck Hughes, Burley Shook and Mike Sanders. 

Elizabeth Ragsdale
CLARKSVILLE Elizabeth Ragsdale, 80, of Hagarville died Tuesday, Oct. 3  [2000], at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was the daughter of the late William M. and Evoline Little Sheppard.
Survivors include her husband, William C. Ragsdale; a sister, Ruth Whipple of El Paso, Texas; a half-sister, Ova Stalcup of Oklahoma; two nephews, Gregg and David Sheppard of Florida; and four nieces, Elizabeth Wieststock of Federal Way, Wash., Amelia Hunt of Salinas, Calif., Jessie Mae Brown of Clarksville and Evelyn Sheppard of Washington, Calif.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today at Hagarville Cemetery by the Rev. Amos Pledger. Burial will be by Roller-Cox Funeral Service. 

April Overturf
ATKINS April L. Overturf, 38, of Pottsville died Tuesday, Oct. 3  [2000].
She was born Dec. 7, 1961, at Des Moines, Iowa.
Survivors include her husband, Dale Overturf; a son, Daniel Overturf of Pottsville; a daughter, Angel Overturf of Pottsville; four stepsons and two stepdaughters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Overturf of Salem, Ore., Allen Overturf and Rocky Overturf of Sweethome, Ore., and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Overturf of Albany, Ore.; her mother and stepfather, Margaret and Hector Escobedo of Manteca, Calif.; her father, Robert Henderson of Oregon; three brothers, Robert Henderson of Michigan, and Craig and Michael Henderson of Pottsville; and a sister, Melissa Overhalser of Oregon.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Pottsville Assembly of God Church by the Rev. Mike McNeely. Burial will be in Pisgah Cemetery by Lemley Funeral Service.
Pallbearers include Harry Tucker, G.C. Tucker Jr., Phillip Murders, Tommy McCall, Sammy Reed and Edwin Walker.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home. 

Charles Lyons
Charles Edward Lyons, 72, of Waldron died Monday, Oct. 2  [2000], at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith.
Born Jan. 12, 1928, at Dardanelle, he was the son of the late Homer and Faye Hambright Lyons, a 1952 graduate of Arkansas Tech University, and a long time high school coach and educator at Dardanelle, Waldron and Little Rock school systems. He was a life member of the Arkansas High School Coaches Association, and a member of Waldron Retired Teacher Association and First Baptist Church at Waldron.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Betty Grimes Lyons; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Rose Lyons of Fort Smith and Danny and Jeannie Lyons of Russellville; a daughter, Mary Lyons Shoaf of Dallas; a sister, Bonnie Jacobs of Dardanelle; and five grandchildren, Ellen Lyons, Emily Lyons, Laura Lyond, Hall Lyons and Parker Shoaf.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church at Waldron by the Rev. Nelson Wilhelm and the Rev. Frank Thurman. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery at Dardanelle by Martin Funeral Service of Waldron.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. 

J.E. Harshfield
DARDANELLE J.E. Harshfield, 78, of Tulsa, Okla., a native of Delaware (Logan County) died Tuesday, Oct. 3  [2000], at Tulsa.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cornwell Funeral Service. 

Cameron Keith
DARDANELLE Cameron Don Keith, 9, of Atkins died Monday, Oct. 2  [2000], at Saint Marys Regional Medical Center at Russellville.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cornwell Funeral Service. 

Opal Siedenburg
Opal J. Siedenburg, 91, of Batesville, mother of Keith Inman of Russellville, died Monday, Oct. 2  [2000].
Born Oct. 18, 1908, at Desha, she was the daughter of the late Hugh Dee and Nora Snapp Inman, a former leader in the Extension Homemaker Club and 4-H Club, and a member of the Eastern Star, Jamestown United Methodist Church and the Womens Christian Temperance Union.
Survivors also include another son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Mary Ann Kinney of Hiram, Ga.; a brother, Hugh Inman Jr. of Jamestown; a grandson, Bobby Lee Kinney Jr.; and two great-granddaughters.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Batesville Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Jackie Wilson. Burial will be in Egner Cemetery.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


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