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Obituaries

By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published July 7, 2011 at 4:14 a.m.

OBITUARIES Information for the obituaries and funeral notices below was supplied to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Advertising Department by funeral homes.

INDEX

Some obituaries may appear in certain editions of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and not in others. This list shows the names of all people whose obituaries are in at least one edition. For obituaries not in this edition, please see our website, Arkansas Online, arkansasonline.com/obituaries/.

PULASKI COUNTY

Sandra Michelle Brown, 56, of North Little Rock. Lucille M. Dewitt, 99, of North Little Rock. Larry Lee Henderson, 59, of Little Rock. Johnny Floyd Jenkins, 82, of North Little Rock. Joseph “Joey” Lake, 35, of Little Rock. Veola Patterson, 94, of Little Rock. LeRoy Rankin, 84, of North Little Rock. John L. Reed, 83, of Little Rock. Bobby Lloyd Rudder, 58, of Little Rock. Bruce Aaron Sayre, 50, of Little Rock. Mary Louise Smith, 54, of North Little Rock.

ELSEWHERE IN ARKANSAS

ALEXANDER

Alma Winkler, 90.

BATESVILLE

LaNeil Ottinger Hicks, 72.

BENTON

Dora Dean Bradshaw Burkner, 80. Willard Drennon, 75.

CABOT

Boe Cole, 92.

CLINTON

Judy L. Hudnall, 64.

CONWAY

Evelyn Piggee Cowan, 89.

CORD

Grant Lee Anderson, 50. Dorothy Lanell Thompson Osborne, 82.

COTTON PLANT

Ednea Lee Carroll, 79.

CROSSETT

Annie Bell Scott, 81.

DARDANELLE

Grover Armon Cleveland, 89.

DeWITT

Rose Marie Dressler, 72.

EL DORADO

Roy I. “Rip” Parker Sr., 88. David Randall “Randy” Williams, 56.

FAYETTEVILLE

Maurice Edward Roberts, 84. Janet LaDean Trotter, 45.

GLENWOOD

Loyd G. Love, 75.

HEBER SPRINGS

Dollie Belle Loftis, 90. Dustin Joel Stracener, 29.

HOT SPRINGS

Nancy Ann Hostetler, 77.

HUMNOKE

Bonnie C. Durden Clingan, 68.

JESSIEVILLE

Anita Jeanne Carter, 50.

JONESBORO

Germaine Lillian Kendall, 84.

LAKEVIEW

Sonya Harriet Smith, 77.

LONOKE

Jennifer Stanley Hensley, 25.

MALVERN

Lula Moore, 76. Alice May Smoke, 92.

McCRORY

Dona Shaver Winfrey, 53.

NEWPORT

Robert Scott Massey, 46.

NORMAN

Joyce Ann Cobb Beckwith, 73.

PANGBURN

Roy F. Treadwell, 78.

PINE BLUFF

Truman E. Ashcraft, 83. Cornel Sarfaris Frasure, 91. Reba Pledger Young, 74.

RUSSELLVILLE

Vancie Marie Butler, 88.

SEARCY

Bobby Holland, 76.

WARD

Donald William Mills Jr., 74.

WARREN

Gail Baker Johnson, 77.

OUT-OF-STATE

LYLES, Tenn.

J.B. Carter, 83.

Pulaski County

SANDRA MICHELLE BROWN, 56, of North Little Rock, passed on from this life on July 3, 2011. She is survived by three children, eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, her mother, one sister, and numerous friends. Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements by Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. www. westbrookfuneralhome.com.

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LUCILLE M. DEWITT, 99, died on Tuesday, July 5, 2011. She was the widow of James H. Satterfield and Joe B. Dewitt.

She is survived by her sons, James M. Satterfield of Houston, Texas, and Donald W. Satterfield of Memphis, Tenn.; daughter Delores (DeWitt) McMillan of Fort Smith, Ark.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She also leaves many nieces and nephews including Mr. and Mrs. John Royer of North Little Rock and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Royer of Dyersburg, Tenn.; and her very special friend Mrs. Wynelle Akin of North Little Rock.

Lucille served as tour director for her AARP chapter in North Little Rock for 27 years. She was a member of business and professional groups as well as women’s organizations. She was a Charter member of Park Hill Presbyterian Church.

The family wishes to recognize Northridge Healthcare and Rehabilitation for its support and care. The staff were loving and caring to her and to us. Thank you so very much.

A visitation will be held at 10 a.m., Friday July 8, 2011 at Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral Home, 7724 Landers Road, North Little Rock, (501) 835-3515. The graveside service will follow at Edgewood Memorial Park at 11:30 a.m. The family request, in lieu of flowers, memorials be sent to Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 JFK Blvd., NLR, Ark. 72116 The online obituary, guestbook, and memorial tribute are available at www. griffinleggettresthills.com.

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LARRY LEE HENDERSON, age 59, died July 3, 2011 from cancer in his Little Rock home. He’s survived by his wife Charlotte, three children: Kim Hartwick, Tina Baldwin and Brian Henderson, all of Little Rock, by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Friday, July 8, at Word Aflame Fellowship, 7800 I-30, Little Rock, pastor Nick Mahaney officiating, with visitation one hour prior to services. Please visit www.ARcremation.com to sign the online guest register.

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Mr. JOHNNY FLOYD JENKINS, age 82, of North Little Rock, died July 5, 2011 at the Brandon Court Nursing home in Brandon, Miss. Mr. Jenkins was born in Logansville, Ga., on September 24, 1928 to John Egbert and Blondine Frances Bowen Jenkins. He lived in Atlanta, Ga., and was in the 1947 class of Tech High where he played first base for the Tech All Stars. He was approached by a semi pro team in Atlanta to sign with them but was signed up in the military instead. Mr. Jenkins retired from the Colonial Baking Co., where he had worked from 1950 to 1970 in Atlanta, San Antonio, Memphis and Little Rock. After retiring from Colonial he became affiliated with The Minute Man Restaurants in Arkansas and retired in 2000. He was member of the E.A. Minor Masonic Lodge and attended church at the Grace Bible Church in Cabot, Ark. He and Ms. Jenkins were 50-year residents of North Little Rock, Ark.

Mr. Jenkins was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 55 years Barbara Ann McKinley Jenkins. Survivors include one sister, Faye (Edwin) Bryan, of Stockbridge, Ga.; one brother, Jimmy Jenkins of Decatur, Ga.; brother-inlaw, A.T. “Buck” (Fran) McKinley of Brandon, Miss.; special nephew Tom (Lynn) McKinley of Brandon, Miss., and special friends Tim (Paula) Woodridge of North Little Rock, Ark., and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Providence Hospice, 13 Northtown Dr., Ste, 220, Jackson, Miss. 39211, New Life Church of Cabot, 801 West Main St., Cabot, Ark. 72023-2424 The funeral service will be held Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11 a.m. in the North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel, 1921 Main, 758-1170. Burial will at Edgewood Memorial Park, North Little Rock, Ark. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday July 8, 2011 from 6 to 8 p.m. Online obituary and guest registry at www. nlrfh.com.

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JOSEPH “JOEY” LAKE, age 35, of Little Rock, Our Heroic Son, Brother, Husband, Uncle and Dear Friend, completed his journey here on Earth on Sunday July 3, 2011.

He is survived by his wife Suzanne Lake; Parents Billy C. and Joan Lake; two Sisters Sheila (Stephen) Cardinal, Valarie (Shannon) Scott; one brother, Billy W. (Stacie) Lake and nine nieces, four nephews and four great-nieces.

From Little Rock Ark., Joey was an accomplished Concrete Mason and Carpenter. We will miss Joey in our daily lives but will continue the journey with him in our walk with Christ.

Visitation with Joey will be held from 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Thursday July 7, 2011, at Rest Hills Funeral Home, 7724 Landers Road in North Little Rock, (501) 835-3515. Funeral Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Rest Hills Funeral Home. Please visit www.griffinleggettresthills.com to sign the online guest book.

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VEOLA PATTERSON of Little Rock, Ark., was born July 4, 1917 in MerRouge, La., to Ellen McCarson and Frank Lane. She was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses on April 3, 1973, and a member of the Old Town Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Little Rock, Ark. Throughout the years, she faithfully attended her Christian meetings at the Kingdom Hall and various conventions, and enjoyed sharing her faith about the truth of God’s Kingdom to others, until her death. She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Patterson, a sister, Bessie Robinson and a daughter, Canary Lane Grissom. She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughter Ruth Lane of Little Rock, Ark.; grandson, Patrick V. Sr. (Latreece) Stribling, of Pine Bluff, Ark.; granddaughter, Sonja Grissom, Dallas, Texas; great-grandsons, Patrick Jr., and Julius Stribling, and Javonta Brown; great-granddaughter Kadedra Breedlove and a host of other relatives and friends.

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LeROY RANKIN, age 84, of North Little Rock, went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, July 5. He was a loving husband to Jean Rankin for over 65 years. He was a faithful member of Park Place Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for many years. He served his country in WWII in the Merchants Marines, a branch of the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a 32nd Degree Mason. He worked for Colonial Baking Company for 45 years as a route supervisor and manager of retail outlet stores.

He is survived by his wife Jean; his son Gary and his wife, Monica Rankin of West Virginia, and daughter, Jo Ann and her husband, David Haustein, of Beebe, Ark.; two granddaughters, Heidi Hoggatt and her husband, Matt, and Steffany Landrum and her husband, Jacob, and five great-grandchildren, Hadyn, Harrison, and Hollis Hoggatt and Lydia and Levi Landrum.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday in the chapel of Griffin Leggett Rest Hills, 7724 Landers Road, North Little Rock with Rev. Gary Lambright officiating. Entombment will follow in Rest Hills Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. this evening (Thursday) at Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth, 5800 W. 12th Street, Little Rock. To sign the online guestbook, go to www. griffinleggetthealeyroth.com.

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JOHN L. REED, 83, of Little Rock soared to heaven on eagles’ wings into eternal life with his Lord on Monday, July 4, 2011 with his loving wife Tressie and only daughter Barbara by his side. He was the son of the late Leota and John Leonard Reed from West Virginia.

He was also predeceased by his sister, Francis Detamore. Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Tressie Brothers-Reed, daughter, Barbara Reed-Dimon and son-in-law, Chris Dimon. He has two sisters, Phyllis Tanner and Joan Carper (Perry) and numerous nieces and nephews.

John was a retired accountant from MacMillan-Bloedel for 30-plus years and in retirement for Midway Trucking. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II as a Morse Code messenger. He was a member of Parkview Christian Church for 41 years, serving as a deacon and later receiving the title of deacon emeritus when his health prevented him from active duties at the church. His commitment in life was to his family and to the church. He enjoyed preparing the Prayer Breakfasts at the church, reaching out to others and celebrating the love he felt for his church family. His interests included duck hunting and fishing, following the Razorbacks, music, and following school bands when his daughter played drums.

The family would like to thank the staff at Northridge Nursing Home (B Wing) Arkansas Hospice, and Dee Winston for the loving care he received. Also, Maida Harris and Dave Gilyard, not only for the love and care they gave to Mr. Reed, but for continuing invaluable support for his wife, Tressie. They would also like to thank Amy Sullivan and Joe Womack for church outreach they performed in serving communion to him weekly when he could no longer attend church.

The family will receive friends and family from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, July 7, 2011 at Roller-Drummond Funeral Home, 10900 I-30, (501) 455-5800. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 8, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Parkview Christian Church, 9300 Geyer Springs, across from McClellan High School, with Rev. N. Stanley McDougal officiating. Entombment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Stained Glass Window fund at Parkview Christian Church. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/drummond.

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BOBBY LLOYD RUDDER, 58, of Little Rock passed away on July 6, 2011. He was born September 21, 1952 to the late Lloyd and Bobbie Neil Rudder in Russellville, Ark. He was a mechanic for Protho Exxon for over 20 years.

He is preceded in death by two brothers Jim Wade and Allen Rudder. He is survived by the love of his life, wife Shirley Ann Rudder of Little Rock; one son Bobby L. Rudder, Jr. (Crissy) of Lonoke; daughter Debie (Jim) Lohe of St. Louis; grandchildren Alexis and Blake of Lonoke; brother David (Nanette) of Little Rock; his mother-in-law whom he loved dearly, a very special little niece he always called “Doodle Bug” and many other nieces, nephews, family and friends that he loved with all his heart.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Friday, July 8, 2011 at Roller-Drummond Funeral Home, 10900 Interstate 30, Little Rock, Ark. 72209 (501) 455-5800 with Brother Roy Edwards officiating. Interment to follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park. Family will receive friends at 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice Center (LR), 6101 Saint Vincent Circle, Little Rock, Ark. 72205. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ drummond.

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BRUCE AARON SAYRE, born April 15, 1961 left this world to join his Heavenly Father on July 2, 2011. Bruce was born in Little Rock and attended Sylvan Hills School. He was the fourth son in a family of six siblings. He will be greatly missed by his brothers, Jerry and Mackey Sayre of North Little Rock and Larry Sayre of Mayflower as well as his sisters, Linda Wilber and Lanora Cash of North Little Rock. Bruce was a wonderful uncle to many nieces and nephews and several great-nieces. Bruce loved children, dogs, hunting and fishing. Fishing was his passion from the time he was big enough to hold a pole until the time he left us. We invite his friends to join us in a Memorial Service to celebrate his life on July 10, 2011 at 3 p.m. at the family home, located at 305 Oakdale Road in North Little Rock.

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MARY LOUISE SMITH, 54, of North Little Rock, born April 18, 1957, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2011. She was a member of McAlmont Church of Christ in North Little Rock. She was preceded in death by her father, Richard Randolph. Mary is survived by her mother, Ella Randolph and a daughter, Amanda Smith. She is also survived by one sister, Ella Ervin (Isaiah); two brothers, James and Roy Randolph, along with several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., on Friday, July 8, 2011, at McAlmont Church of Christ in North Little Rock. Funeral Service will be 11 a.m., on Saturday, July 9, 2011, at the church. To sign her guestbook, please visit www.arkansasfuneralcare.com. Arrangements by Arkansas Funeral Care, (501) 982-3400.

Arkansas

ALEXANDER — Alma Winkler, 90, Alexander, died Tuesday. She was born June 14, 1921, in Sheridan, Arkansas, to the late Winfred and Lila Avery.

Survivors, three sons, four daughters, seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Church services by Ashbys, Apostolic Christian Center, 11 a.m., Saturday. Burial, Pine Crest Cemetery. Visitation, Ashbys, Friday, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. On line guestbook www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.

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BATESVILLE — LaNeil Ottinger Hicks, age 72, passed away Monday, July 4, 2011, in Batesville from complications of a stroke and lymphoma. She was born on September 14, 1938, in Pfeiffer, Arkansas, to Marshall Neil and Irene Moss Ottinger. LaNeil attended Cave City schools and graduated from Round Rock high school in Round Rock, Texas, in 1956.

She was predeceased by her parents; her husband of 49 1/2 years, Jerry Von Hicks; and sisters, Jo Isley, and Doretha Campbell, both formerly of Sandtown, Arkansas. LaNeil is survived by her daughter, Jeri Lyn Hicks Buckalew and husband Keith of Batesville; granddaughter, B. Taylor Buckalew of New York City, New York; sisters, Leora Jeffery of Desha, Arkansas, and Kathy Rowe of Mobile, Alabama; one cousin, Carol B. Ottinger; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In honor of her request, no services are planned. A private family burial will be held in Oaklawn Cemetery in Batesville, Arkansas, at a later date.

Those wishing to honor her memory may do so with memorials to First United Methodist Church; 615 E. Main St.; Batesville, Arkansas 72501.

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BENTON — Dora Dean Burkner, 80, of Benton died July 4, 2011. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. July 8, 2011, at Mulberry Cemetery, England, Arkansas. Visitation will be Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Peaceful Haven Funeral Home in Benton. For more information call 501-778-7100. Online guestbook: www.peacefulhavenfuneralhome.com.

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BENTON — Willard Drennon, 75, Benton, died Tuesday. He was born March 20, 1936, in Paron. Survivors, wife, Irene Drennon, two sons, one daughter, four brothers, one sister, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Graveside Services by Ashbys, 10 a.m., Friday, Bolin Cemetery. No set visitation. On line guest book at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.

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CABOT — Boe Cole, 92, of Cabot, passed away on July 4, 2011. He was born March 18, 1919, in Crooked Creek Township near Humnoke, Arkansas, to the late John Lee and Maggie Abrams-Cole.

He was also preceded in death by siblings Book Cole, Dorothy Curry, Jesse Derden, Alvin Cole, Tee Phillips, Billy Joe Cole, and Mary Halford. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Martha Cole; children, Elmer Lee Cole and wife, Virginia, Annette Taylor and husband Tony, and David Nathan Cole; grandchildren, Daniel Cole and wife, Lindsey, Leah Paul and husband Eric, and Shay Taylor; great-grandchildren, Bailee and McKenzie; sister-inlaw Dorothy Calva and husband, David; and brother-in-law, Garlin Gammel.

Visitation was from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, at the Arkansas Funeral Care Chapel in Jacksonville. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 7, at the chapel. Interment will follow at Hamilton Cemetery, south of Carlisle. To sign his guestbook, please visit www.arkansasfuneralcare. com. Arrangements by Arkansas Funeral Care, 501-982-3400.

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CLINTON — Judy Hudnall of Clinton, Arkansas, died Sunday, July 3, 2011, in Clinton. She was born July 6, 1946, in Memphis, Tennessee. Visitation will be 12-2 p.m., Friday, at the Roller-McNutt Chapel in Clinton. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Arrangements are by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home. On-line guest book: rollerfuneralhomes.com.

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CONWAY — Evelyn Piggee Cowan, 89, departed this life Friday, July 1, 2011. Survivors, husband, Otis Cowan; son, William McEntyre. Funeral services 11 a.m. Saturday, Rock of Ages Baptist Church, Maumelle, Ark. Family visitation one hour prior to services. Interment: Sinai Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home, Conway. 327-1124. www.larrygacklinfuneralhomes.com.

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CORD — Grant Lee Anderson, 50, of Cord, died Thursday. Survivors: parents, Van Ray and Carolyn (Baker) Anderson of Cord; brother, Doug Anderson of Buckeye, Arizona; niece, Shelly Marcia Anderson; aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at Cord Baptist Church Arrangements: Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.

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CORD — Dorothy Lanell Thompson Osborne, 82, of Cord, died Tuesday. Survivors: sons, Chuck Osborne, Kay Michael Osborne; daughter, Carol Fuller. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Cord Baptist Church. Visitation: 10-11 a.m., Saturday at the church. Burial: Hopewell Cemetery by Roller-Crouch Funeral Home, Batesville. Memorials: Cord Baptist Church, 8129 Cord Rd., Cord, Ark. 72524. www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

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COTTON PLANT — Ednea Lee Carroll, 79, of Cotton Plant, died Thursday, June 30, 2011, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. Four sons, five daughters, a brother, a sister, her step mother, 37 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren, a greatgreat-grandchild and a host of other relatives survive her. Visitation will be held Friday, July 8, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Gaines Street Baptist Church, 1601 South Gaines Street in Little Rock. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, July 9, at 3 p.m. at Shady Grove Baptist Church, Shady Grove Road in Cotton Plant. Internment will take place at Morning Star Cemetery by Branscumb Funeral Home of Brinkley. (870) 734-2772. branscum bfuneralhome@yahoo.com & Face Book: Branscumb Funeral Home.

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CROSSETT — Annie Bell Scott, 81, of Crossett, Ark., died Tuesday. Survived by two sons, one stepson, six daughters, one stepdaughter, and one brother. Services are Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial in Westview Cemetery under the directions of Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg, Ark.

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DARDANELLE — Grover Armon Cleveland, 89, Dardanelle died Monday, July 4, 2011. Survivors: wife, Elmeda Cleveland; children, Gary Cleveland, Debbie Young; sister, Judy O’Neal. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, July 7, 2011, at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle. Burial: Brearley Cemetery. Visitation will be open Wednesday, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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DeWITT — Rose Marie Dressler, 72, of DeWitt, died Monday, July 4, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister. She leaves behind a host of family and friends. Funeral services will be Friday, July 8, at Essex Funeral Home Chapel with burial at DeWitt Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.

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EL DORADO — On July 4, Roy I. ("Rip") Parker Sr. completed his final assignment at the McClelland Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. He was the son of Lloyd and Katie Thomas Parker and was born March 23, 1923 in Rolla, Arkansas. He was an avid gardener, hunter and fisherman. Roy was an outstanding athlete in basketball, track and field (where he qualified for the state final meet) and fast pitch softball. He was a 50 year member of International Machinist Association. His superb pitching ability earned him a job at Lion Oil/ Monsanto which turned into a 37 year career. Roy was of the Greatest Generation. As a member of the First Marine Division he landed at Peleliu Island, on Okinawa and in North China after VJ Day. He was awarded the Bronze Star for helping to remove wounded Marines from the battlefield.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Oda Mae Kegley; and brother, Eugene (Pete) Parker. He is survived by his wife of nearly 69 years, Helen Ray Campbell Parker, his high school sweetheart of El Dorado; son, Major (Ret. USAF) Roy I. Parker Jr. of El Dorado; daughter, Dianne Hyden (Jim) of Little Rock; son, Bill Parker (Marilyn) of Wasilla, Alaska; grandchildren, Clinton Aguiar (Angie) of Little Rock, B.J. Aguiar (Melissa) of Little Rock, Terrance Parker (Stephanie) of Wollstein, Germany, and Katherine Parker of Wasilla, Alaska; great-grandchildren, Ford Aguiar and Elizabeth Aguiar of Little Rock, Lara, Stella and Lyka Parker of Wollstein, Germany.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. at Young’s. Funeral services will be held on July 7, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Young’s Chapel. Interment will follow at Marysville Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors. Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Veterans Home in Little Rock or the Marysville Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund c/o Bancorp South in El Dorado. The family wishes to thank the Arkansas Veterans Home for the love, care and chapel services that he received there for the past 3 1/2 years. Also, the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock for the skilled and compassionate care he received there in his final days. An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.

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EL DORADO — David Randall “Randy” Williams, 56, of El Dorado, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011. Services will be 10 a.m., Friday, July 8, at Young’s Chapel. Burial will follow at Arlington Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Thursday, July 7, at Young’s. www. youngsfuneralhome.com.

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FAYETTEVILLE — The Reverend Doctor Maurice Edward Roberts passed away on July 5, 2011 at home. He was born March 3, 1927, in Emporia, Kansas, to the Rev. and Mrs. Edward S. Roberts. He was a graduate of Waukesha High School, Waukesha, Wis., Ripon College, Ripon, Wis., Mc-Cormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, and earned his Doctorate in Ministry at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis. His career as a Navy chaplain spanned 22 years, beginning as Sea Bee Battalion Chaplain with MCB One in Argentina, Newfoundland and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Other tours in his career included the Amphibious Squadron 12 and senior chaplain of the USS Forrestal. He served one year in Viet Nam in the Mekong Delta. He served as chaplain at NAAS, Kingsville, Texas, NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, and as Force Chaplain, Submarine Force, Pacific Fleet and at subase Pearl Harbor. His last assignment was Senior Chaplain, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. before retiring as Captain in 1977. He served four years as Associate Pastor at the Old Stone Church in Cleveland. He then served the Veterans Administration as hospital chaplain in Arkansas for 26 years. He was a member of the Presbytery of Arkansas, and served as Parish Associate of the First United Presbyterian Church of Fayetteville. He chaired a committee for the Presbytery, served as Trustee of the Fayetteville Library Board, and was a Board Member of the Evergreen Presbyterian Ministries in Bossier City, La. His hobby was travel. His family has been to Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, England, Scotland and most notably Wales, where his father was born. He also took his wife on a tour of the Far East and to Israel, to study the life of Jesus. While Senior Chaplain aboard the USS Forrestal during its Mediterranean cruise, he had the thrill of preaching on the beach at Neapolis (now Kavala), Greece, where the apostle Paul once preached.

He is survived by his wife Ann of the home, son Edward Stephen (Susan) Roberts II of Marshall, Wis., daughter Bronwyn (Dano) Fillion of Washington, D.C., and daughter Gwyneth (Mark) Baker of Castle Rock, Colo., three grandchildren, two nieces and their families. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister Lovinabel.

Visitation will be Thursday evening from 4-6 p.m. at the Nelson-Berna Funeral Home. The memorial service will be held on Friday, July 8, at 2 p.m. at First United Presbyterian Church, Fayetteville. Memorials may be made to First United Presbyterian Church or the Fayetteville Public Library. Thanks to the staffs of Walnut Grove Nursing & Rehabilitation, Veterans Home, the VA Hospital, and Circle of Life Hospice. To sign the online guest book please visit www.nelsonberna.com Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson-Berna Funeral Home & Crematory of Fayetteville.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Janet LaDean Trotter, 45, of Fayetteville, Ark., passed away Monday, July 4, 2011, in Fayetteville. She was born August 4, 1965, in Siloam Springs, Ark., to Buddy and Betty R. (Davis) Breedlove. She was a teacher for West Fork Middle School, a member of Arkansas Teacher’s Association, and a Christian. Mama Janet made friends everywhere she went and touched many people’s lives with her happy and selfless personality. She has spent the last 21 years loving and inspiring her students in Fort Smith and West Fork Public Schools. Janet’s choice to be an organ donor will have a positive effect on many lives for years to come.

She is survived by her loving husband of 20 years, Dane Trotter; her mother, Betty Breedlove Wilson and husband Garland of Powderly, Texas; one daughter, Brittany Geheb and husband Anthony of Lavaca, Ark.; one brother, Alan Breedlove and wife Karen of Fayetteville, Ark.; two sisters, Sharon Masters and husband Kenneth of Gentry, Ark., Karon Jones and husband Terry Don of North Richland Hills, Texas; three grandchildren and numerous beloved nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, L.L. (Bud) Breedlove; her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Davis, and Mr. and Mrs. John Breedlove, all of Siloam Springs, Ark.

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 7th, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nelson-Berna Funeral Home in Fayetteville. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 8th, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Siloam Springs, Ark., with Reverend Scott Miller officiating. All who knew and loved her are welcome to attend both services. Memorial contributions may be made to West Fork Middle School. To sign the online guest book please visit www.nelsonberna.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson-Berna Funeral Home and Crematory of Fayetteville.

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GLENWOOD — Loyd G. Love, 75, of Glenwood, died Tuesday, July 5, 2011. Services will be 10 a.m., Friday, in Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Glenwood, with Bro. Gene Graves, Bro. Brian Adair and Bro. Tony Hill officiating, with burial in Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, 6-8 p.m. Guest registry at www.davis-smith.com.

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HEBER SPRINGS — Dollie Belle Loftis, age 90, born in Fox, Arkansas, died July 6, 2011. She is preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Ada Williams, brothers, Hobert and Carlos Williams, sister, Dorothy Strickland, her husband, Thurman Loftis, a son, Royce Loftis, grandson, Lance Snider and greatgranddaughter, Brooke Meredith. Survivors include her son, Mike Loftis of Heber Springs, a daughter, Peggy Joann Snider of Jonesboro, grandchildren, Greg Loftis, and Crystal Martin of Heber Springs, Brock Loftis of North Little Rock, Phyllis Meredith, Robin, Brad and Butch Snider, all of Jonesboro, 17 great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke. Graveside Services will be 1:30 p.m. in Quattlebaum Cemetery, Bee Branch. Visitation will be from 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday prior to service at the funeral home. Online guest book, www.boydfuneralhome.net.

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HEBER SPRINGS — Dustin Joel Stracener, 29, died June 30, 2011, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Visitation on Thursday, July 7, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. at Family Funeral Service, 100 West Searcy Street, Heber Springs. Funeral Services on Friday, July 8, at 10 a.m. at Salem Primitive Baptist Church, Gravesville with Bro. Mike Hughes officiating.

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HOT SPRINGS — Nancy Ann Hostetler, 77, of Hot Springs died Monday, July 4, 2011. Survivors: son, Zachary “Tim” Smith, daughter and son-in-law, Kathryn and Lee Carson, sister, Kay (Doyce) Golden, brother, Rev. Jim (Randi) Adkins, and her extended family. Visitation: Trinity Church, 670 Panama Street on Thursday, July 7, 2011, from 4-6 p.m. Memorials: Charitable Christian Clinic, 133 Arbor Street, Hot Springs, Ark. 71901 or Dierkson Hospice, 3648 N Hwy. 7, Ste E, Hot Springs Village, Ark. 71909 or the charity of your choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Carrigan Memorial Funeral Services, Inc., 336 East Grand Ave., Hot Springs, Ark. (501) 623-7664. Guest registry is at http://www.carriganmemorial.com.

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HUMNOKE — Bonnie C. Durden Clingan, 68, of Humnoke died on July 6, 2011. She was born on November 14, 1942. She was of the Pentecostal faith. She is survived by her husband Joe Clingan and son Joseph Clingan, both of Humnoke, Ark., granddaughter, Courtney Guerrero and grandson, Cristian Guerrero of Stuttgart, Ark., brother, Bill Durden of Humphrey, Ark., sisters, Helen Orton of Dallas, Texas, Norma Turney of Humnoke, Ark., and Betty Rogers of Sun City, Calif. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Friday, July 8, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Wilson Chapel in England. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Flynn Cemetery in Humnoke.

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JESSIEVILLE — Anita Jeanne Carter went to be with our Lord on July 4, 2011. She is survived by her husband, Daniel A. Carter whom she married on November 25, 1983, and three children, Alena (Joshua) McNew of Hot Springs Village, Keith Carter of Little Rock, Jeremy Carter of Searcy, five grandchildren Nicholas, Davis, Adelynn and Scotland McNew all of Hot Springs Village and Kylie Carter of Little Rock, her mother Carolyn Webster of Jessieville, two brothers C.A. Garrett III of Boise, Idaho and Douglas (Jolynda) Webster of Milton, Florida. She was preceded in death by her father and one brother.

Anita was born in Boise, Idaho on January 1, 1961, the daughter of Clarence Anson II and Carolyn Jameson Garrett. She was a graduate of UALR in Nursing and through her skills and compassion touched the lives of countless people through her work. She was a vibrant, energetic, and infectiously happy person who was richly loved by friends and family alike. Anita was a registered nurse and had worked as a cardiac, diabetic and oncology nurse for many years. Gardening, kayaking, fishing, working with flowers and animals were a few of her many passions.

The memory of Anita will be celebrated on Saturday, July 9 , 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Village Bible Church in Hot Springs Village with the Rev. Dr. Mark D. Cain officiating. A visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of services at the church. Burial will be in the Rock Springs-Walnut Grove Cemetery in rural Jessieville, Arkansas following services at the church. Memorials may be directed to Jeremy’s Storm Shelter, c/o Bank of America, Hot Springs Village, Ark. 71909. Online guestbook www.grossfuneral home.com.

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JONESBORO — Germaine Lillian Kendall, 84, of Jonesboro, died July 3, 2011, at St. Bernard’s Medical Center. Germaine was a beautician, and retiree of General Electric. She was an active member of First Baptist Church until her health failed.

Her husband, E.T. Kendall, preceded her in death, as well as one son, her parents, two sisters, and one brother. Survivors include her three daughters, Agnes Rand of Jonesboro, and Iris Brooks and Linda McCullom both of Little Rock; sisters, Aussie Brown of Palmdale, Calif., Zella Turner of Orlando, Fla., and Olene White of Acton, Calif.; brothers, Frank Ewell Jr., and Ludie Ewell both of Compton, Calif., and John Ewell of Palmdale; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Services are at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. Curtis Wilson officiating, and Rev. Carl Lindsey Eulogist. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery under direction of Woodard Funeral Service. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.

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LAKEVIEW — Sonya Harriet Smith, age 77, of Lakeview died Thursday. Memorial services will be 10 a.m., Friday at Twin Lakes Cremation Society & Funeral Home. She is survived by a sister: Joan Davig and a brother: Dr. Larry Smith. Arrangements are by Twin Lakes Cremation Society & Funeral Home. (870) 445-4257.

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LONOKE — Jennifer Stanley Hensley, 25, of Lonoke passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011. She was employed by Winebrenner and Associates of Cabot. Jennifer loved life and most of all her boys. Her hobbies were scrap booking, tattooing, music, swimming and watching movies.

She is survived by her husband, of 8 years, Wesley Hensley; two sons, Kaleb and Lucas Hensley; parents, Glen and Barbara Carreras, all of Lonoke; two sisters, Lyndal Curling, of Moyock, North Carolina and Christina Crossman, of Lonoke; grandparents, Tracy and Mary Stanley, of North Little Rock and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to Barbara Carreras for the Jennifer Hensley Memorial Fund, National Bank of Arkansas, 4004 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock, Arkansas 72116. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m., Saturday in the North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday at the funeral home, 1921 Main St., 758-1170. Online obituary and guest registry at www.nlrfh.com.

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MALVERN — Lula Moore, 76, of Malvern, died Monday, July 4, 2011, in Garland County. The funeral will be on Thursday, July 7, 2011; at 11 a.m. in the chapel of J.A. Funk Funeral Home Visitation will be Wednesday, July 6, from 5-8 p.m. Online condolences jafunkfuneralhome.com.

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MALVERN — Alice May Smoke, 92, of Malvern, Ark. died July 4, 2011. Visitation: 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, 2011, Atkinson Funeral Home Chapel. Service: 10 a.m., July 7, 2011 at Magnet Cove Missionary Baptist Church. Interment: Magnet Cove Cemetery. Arrangements by Atkinson Funeral Home. (501) 332-2711. Guests may register at www. atkinsonfuneralhome.net.

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McCRORY — Dona Shaver Winfrey, 53, died Tuesday. Visitation 10-10:45 a.m., Friday, Thompson-Wilson, McCrory. Graveside: 11 a.m., Friday, Fakes Cemetery. Survivors husband, Danny Winfrey; daughters, Jennifer Mc-Cullough, Sarah Winfrey; brother, Arlo Shaver; sisters, Virginia Penn, Helen Walker, Martha Richey; grandchildren, Katelyn and Cache McCullough. Thompson-Wilson Funeral Directors, McCrory, (870) 731-2551.

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NEWPORT — Robert Scott Massey, 46, of Newport departed this life Tuesday, July 5, 2011. Scott was born October 17, 1964 to Bobby and June Massey of Newport. He was a member of Umsted Memorial United Methodist Church, he was a 1983 graduate of Newport High School and enjoyed bike riding, hunting, fishing, outdoor activities and he ran in the Peach Tree Marathon.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; Mr. and Mrs. Clint Massey, Mr. and Mrs. John Webber, and one aunt; Dorothy Skopal. His survivors are his parents, two daughters; Sarah Massey, Caroline Massey and their mother; Tracy Massey all of Beebe, one brother; Darryl Massey and wife Kathy of Newport, uncle; Bengy Massey of Corinth, Mississippi, aunt; Mary Lynn Langford and husband Wendell of Searcy, children’s grandparents; Margaret and Donald Ray of Newport, several aunts, uncles and cousins in England and Australia.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday at St. Pauls Episcopal Church. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Thursday at Dillinger Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude’s Hospital or Arkansas Childrens Hospital. Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home. www.dillingerfuneralhome. com.

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NORMAN — Joyce Ann Cobb Beckwith, 73, of Norman died Tuesday, July 5, 2011, in Norman, Arkansas. A memorial service Saturday, July 9, 2011, 10 a.m. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Mena, Arkansas with President David Alford officiating under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

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PANGBURN — Roy F. Treadwell, 78, of Pangburn passed away Monday, July 4, 2011. Graveside services will be 10 a.m., Friday, July 8, 2011, at the Henderson Cemetery in Pangburn. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-Daniel Funeral Home in Searcy. Online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com or 501-268-3546.

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PINE BLUFF — Truman Ashcraft, 83, of Pine Bluff, died Wednesday. Survivors: wife, Josephine “Jo” Ashcraft; son, Joe Carrol Ashcraft; two daughters, Linda McDaniel and Regina Blackstock; sister, Wynell Morris; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m., Saturday, at First United Methodist Church. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Ebenezer Cemetery in Tull with military honors. Visitation: Friday, 5-7 p.m. at Robinson’s. Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.

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PINE BLUFF — Mr. Cornel Sarfaris Frasure, 91, of Pine Bluff passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011. His Memorial Service will be Friday, July 8, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Humphrey by Reverend Arthur Hughes at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Pine Bluff by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. Online Register: www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.

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PINE BLUFF — Reba Young, 74, of Pine Bluff, died, July 5, 2011. Survivors include: daughter, Debra Wasson; siblings, Herbert Pledger, J.V. Pledger, and Ola Young; and a granddaughter, Rebecca. Funeral services: Friday, 10 a.m. at Harmony Missionary Baptist Church Burial: Prosperity Cemetery. Visitation: Thursday, 6-8 p.m.at Fuller Funeral Chapel. Online condolences: FullerFunerals.com.

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RUSSELLVILLE — Vancie Marie Butler, 88, Russellville died Sunday, July 3, 2011. Survivors: children, Jimmy Jones, Kacy Jones, Buddy Jones, Shirley Willis, Gail Jones; brothers, Ed, Johnny, Russell, Cecil, Kenneth and Danny Short; sisters, Pat Atkinson, Connie White. Memorial Services: 2 p.m., Saturday, July 9, 2011, Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle.

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SEARCY — Bobby Holland, 76, of Searcy, went to his eternal home on Monday, July 4, 2011. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday at Roller-Daniel Funeral Home. Services are 2 p.m., Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be at White County Memorial Gardens. For online guestbook, www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

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WARD — Donald William Mills Jr., 74, of Ward, passed away Monday, July 4, 2011. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, July 9, 2011 at Our Savior Lutheran Church under the direction of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton (501-315-4047). Interment to follow at Old Austin Cemetery in the Old Austin Community in Lonoke County. The family will receive friends an hour prior to service time at the church. Online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ballard.

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WARREN — Gail Baker Johnson, age 77, of Warren, Ark., died Tuesday July 5.

Memorial service 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 9th at Immanuel Baptist Church. Visitation 10 a.m. till service time at Immanuel Baptist Church.

Memorials preferred, Immanuel Baptist Church, 701 West Pine Street, Warren Ark. Arrangements by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com.

Out-of-state

LYLES, Tenn. — J.B. Carter, 83, of Lyles, Tenn., died July 4, 2011. Survivors are wife, Darlene; stepchildren, Michelle Kelly, San Antonio, Texas, Dean Kelly, Fly, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Ellen Carter. Graveside services Friday, July 8th, at Smalley Cemetery, Turner, Ark. by Essex Funeral Home, DeWitt.

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