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Obituaries

By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published June 22, 2011 at 4:21 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

Mikal Islam (Moon) Akbar, 59, of Little Rock. Carol June Dearman, 77, of Sherwood. Joseph Randal Fowler, 56, of North Little Rock. Claudia R. Goolsby, 97, of Little Rock. Helen Ruth Gray, 90, of North Little Rock. Victor G. Jackson, 89, of Little Rock. Cleo Love, 90, of North Little Rock. Mary Lou Alexander Martin, 77, of Little Rock. Charlsie Alma “Dolly” Midolo, 101, of Little Rock. J.C. Myers, 87, of North Little Rock. Norma Ellen Myers, 66, of Little Rock. Gilbert Dean Wilson, 71, of Maumelle. Corey Damiel Young, 30, of Little Rock.

ELSEWHERE IN ARKANSAS

AGNOS

John Leonard Smith, 79.

ALEXANDER

Bobby Eugene Howell, 73.

BATESVILLE

Bridget Fay Blake, 51. Diana Lynn Holley, 63. James Robert Richardson, 75.

BENTON

Edna Virginia Lovelis Orr, 85.

BLYTHEVILLE

Willie Lewis Dallas, 93. Thomas William “Tom” Simons, 62.

CAMDEN

Marnice Dale Heard Jr., 87.

CARLISLE

Luella Mae Schrock Davis, 92.

CROSSETT

Kevin Curran, 45.

DUMAS

Jackie Steven Manes, 56.

ENGLAND

Thomas Craig, 75.

FORT SMITH

Robert S. Shelby, 87.

GREENBRIER

Armon Lynn “Buddy” Moix, 51.

HAMPTON

Kelly Stokes, 88.

HARRISON

Fred Dorrough, 94.

HELENA-WEST HELENA

Wanda Jean Heagwood, 66.

HOLLY SPRINGS

Danny Ware, 52.

HOT SPRINGS

Joyce Clark Berger, 87. Christopher Johnson, 45.

LAKEVIEW

Terri Lee Compagnari, 51. Michael T. Crimmins, 73.

LAKE VILLAGE

Bobby Cullen Livingston, 58.

LONOKE

Ella (Sunny) Nesler, 86.

McCRORY

Lillie Mae McFadden, 84.

MOUNTAIN HOME

Altarosa Zelle “Sally” Hite, 86. Betty D. Sutterfield, 66.

NEWARK

Delois (Taylor) Nicholas, 79.

NEWPORT

Frances Naydeen Jiles. Patrick Leon Price, 40.

PIGGOTT

Nellie Gossett, 88.

PINE BLUFF

Louise Kirsch Blau, 92. Willie Green Jr., 87. Jesse Walter Scott, 64.

RUSSELLVILLE

Judy Hottinger, 64.

WHEATLEY

Charlie Levester Jordan, 54.

OUT-OF-STATE

SHREVEPORT

Mora Lou (Moon) Marshall, 89.

SENATOBIA, Miss.

Bill Crook, 86.

CROSBY, Texas

Roy Goodall, 84.

TEXARKANA, Texas

Sharon Campbell Arnett, 72.

Pulaski County

MIKAL ISLAM “MOON” AKBAR, 59, of Little Rock, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2011. He leaves to cherish his memory; sons, Anthony, Michael (Chivon), Akil (Rolanda), and Abdullah Akbar; his mother, Rosalee Safford Ward; stepmother, Minnie Mae Ward; siblings, Loretha (Leon) Bell, James (Patricia), Theoplis, Ricky, Kenneth, Greg, Debra, Donna, Beverly, and Diana Ward; 16 grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends, including his former wife, Fatimah K. Baird. Funeral services will be held today, 12:30 p.m. at Hardy Funeral Home Memorial Chapel. Professional services entrusted Hardy Funeral Home, 2408 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive (501) 372-4129. Charles M. Hardy Jr., Director.

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CAROL JUNE DEARMAN, 77, of Sherwood passed away Monday, June 20, 2011. She was born July 28, 1933 in Abilene, Texas, to the late Hugh B. and Caro Victoria Martin Williams. She is survived by her son, Michael Dearman; daughter, Kathy Davidson; granddaughter, Kamrin Davidson; and great-granddaughter, Emorie Rose Woods, all of Sherwood. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie E. Dearman; and her brothers and sisters. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m., Friday at Rest Hills Memorial Park. Arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home, 1921 Main St., 758-1170. Online obituary and guest registry at www. nlrfh.com.

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JOSEPH RANDAL FOWLER, 56, of North Little Rock, passed away June 16, 2011. His service is this morning, Wednesday, June 22 at 10 a.m. at Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct. (NW corner I-630 and Barrow Rd.). Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, (501) 224-2200. Mr. Fowler’s online guestbook may be signed at www.littlerockfuneralhome.com.

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CLAUDIA R. GOOLSBY passed away on June 18, 2011. She was born on December 7, 1913, in Grant County, Ark. She was a resident of Sheridan and co-owner of City Ice and Grocery. In her later years she moved to Little Rock and became a volunteer for what was then Youth home for which she received recognition from the Governor’s Office of Volunteerism. Special thanks from the family go to the caregivers of Good Shepherd Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A private burial is planned. Arrangements are by Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth. Online guestbook: www. griffinleggetthealeyroth.com.

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HELEN RUTH GRAY, born March 10, 1921, passed away peacefully on June 20, 2011 surrounded by the love of her family. Born to Lacey and Grace Cochrane in Concord, N.C., she was the oldest of four children. She married William Leslie Gray on November 12th, 1941 and became a military wife, living around the country and in Germany and Libya before settling in North Little Rock in 1973. As her six children were growing up, Helen spent many years involved in activities such as scouting, Rainbow Girls, and DeMolay. She loved reading, crafts, oil painting and gardening, was active in her church and Eastern Star for many years, and because she loved to learn, she attended over 50 Elderhostles in Canada, Scotland, Alaska, Hawaii, and all over the continental U.S.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband and her son Bill. She is survived by her children Roslyn Noble of Carmel Ind., Jean Bledsoe and her husband Bryan of Post Falls Idaho, Helen “Mimi” Marie Gray and her partner Hal Westcott of Plympton, Mass., Robert Gray and his wife Garrett of Little Rock, and Beth Asquith and her partner David Benson of North Little Rock; grandchildren, Heather Bacher and her husband Bruce, Glenn Chunn and his wife Rachel, Shannon Bledsoe and her husband Youcef Iouknane, Bob Bledsoe, Ariel and Marlee Asquith, and Leslie Gray, and great-grandchildren, Justin, Ryan, and Brandon Bledsoe, Adam Iouknane, and Elspeth and Vanessa Bacher. She is also survived by her sisters Jean Furr and Marie Kellough, brother Ray Cochrane and sister-in-law Mary, many nieces and nephews and all of the “grandpups".

By Helen’s request, a memorial party with “dancing on the tables” will be planned at a later date to celebrate her remarkable life. Arrangements by Huson Funeral Home in Sherwood. Sign an online guest book at www.husonfuneralhome.com.

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VICTOR G. JACKSON, 89, of Little Rock, Ark., departed this life June 20, 2011. Survivors include: wife, Inez B. Jackson; two children, Floyd Clavern Jackson and Alice Faye Long; five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends. Home going services will be Friday, June 24, 2011, 10 a.m., at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church #3, 3801 Springer Blvd., Little Rock, Ark. Interment will follow with honors at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1501 Maryland Ave., NLR, Ark. Family visitation will be Thursday, June 23, 2011, 6-7 p.m., at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 Chester St. Little Rock, Ark. (501) 372-1305.

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CLEO LOVE, 90 departed this life Friday, June 10, 2011. He is survived by three children, Felecia Love (Michael), Cleo (Diane) Anderson, Rose (George) Anderson; four grandchildren, very special friends, Vakeisa Johnson, Argean Hicks, Wanda Butler, other relatives and friends. Funeral Services, 11 a.m., Friday, June 24, 2011, Hubble Chapel. Interment: Arkansas Veterans Cemetery. Services entrusted to Hubble Funeral Home, 374-3134.

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MARY LOU ALEXANDER MARTIN passed from this life on June 20, 2011. She was born to Clyde Alexander and Charity Mason Alexander on April 6, 1934. She graduated from Carden Bottom High School where she played basketball, thus beginning a life-long love of sports. She was especially an avid Razorback fan. Married to Frank E. Martin for 57 years, she earned her “PHT” (Putting Hubby Through) at the University of Arkansas main library while Frank attended engineering school. She was a member of Lakeshore Drive Baptist Church for over 30 years.

She is survived by her husband, Frank E. Martin of Little Rock; son, Jeffrey E. Martin and wife, Tara Suber-Martin of North Little Rock; daughter, Linda Beth Martin of Little Rock; and a brother, Clay Alexander of Oklahoma. She is also survived by two grandchildren whom she adored, Serena Martin and Tristan Martin. She was preceded in death by her sister, Mabel Merkel.

Services will be held Friday, June 24 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct. (NW corner I-630 and Barrow Rd.). The family will greet guests beginning at 1 p.m. until time of the service. Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Rice Depot, 3801 W. 65th Street, Little Rock, Ark. 72209. Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, (501) 224-2200. Mrs. Martin’s online guestbook may be signed at www.littlerockfuneralhome.com.

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CHARLSIE A. “DOLLY” MIDOLO, 101 years and 6 months, of Little Rock and formerly of Flushing, New York, passed away June 20, 2011. Dolly was born on November 20, 1909, to Charles M. and Lula Ray.

Those preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her husband, Joseph Midolo; brother, Buddie M. Ray; sisters, Lena R. Ward, Minnie R. Proue and Blanche R. Hope. Dolly is survived by her daughter, Ray E. Fleming; grandsons, Thomas J. Fleming and his wife Brenda, and Timothy R. Fleming, all of Little Rock, and a greatgrandson, Trevor C. Fleming of Malvern. She is also survived by step-daughter, Carolyn M. Oster and step-grandson, Jason J. Oster, both of Allentown, Pa.

The family gives a big thank you to Woodland Hills Healthcare for all their love and care to Dolly and ask them to say a special prayer for her.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Edgewood Cemetery in North Little Rock with Rev. Larry Ballard, officiating. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 14 Parkstone Circle, North Little Rock, Ark. 72116. To sign Dolly’s online guestbook, go to www.griffinleggetthealeyroth. com.

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Dr. J.C. MYERS, 87, of North Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away June 20, 2011. J.C. was born June 18, 1924, in Amity, Arkansas, to the late George N. and Catherine (Mc-Minnis) Myers. He is preceded in death by his parents; a sister Opal and brothers Fred, Jim, George, James, and Velmar Myers of the Amity and Hot Springs area. Dr. Myers was a member of Park Hill Baptist Church, North Little Rock.

He graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in 1952, received his Bachelor of Divinity in 1966 and Doctor of Theology I 1970 from Luther Rice Seminary, Jacksonville, Florida. He served as pastor for several Baptist churches from 1947 until his retirement in 2006, including Rosedale Baptist Church, Little Rock, from 1955-1960 and 2003-2006, and First Baptist Church, North Little Rock, Arkansas, from 1960-1984.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Margaret Neal Myers; one brother, Bill (Vonnie) Myers, Little Rock; one son, Bob (Linda) Myers, Sherwood; daughter, Judy Logan, North Little Rock; grandson, Bobby (Lauren) Myers, Jr., Jonesboro; granddaughters, Samantha (Christian) Lesher, Sherwood; Jennifer Powell, Sherwood; Cristin (Steve) Hinson, Hot Springs; two great-granddaughters, Lydia Logan and Leigh Ann Powell; and two great-grandsons, Bobby Myers III, and Jackson Lesher.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 24th, 2011, in the chapel of Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral Home, 7724 Landers Road, North Little Rock (501) 835-3515. Interment will follow at Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home. The online obituary, guestbook, and memorial tribute are available at www. griffinleggetresthills.com. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Park Hill Baptist Church, North Little Rock, Arkansas, or Arkansas Hospice.

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NORMA ELLEN MYERS, 66, of Little Rock went home to be with the Lord on June 19, 2011. She is preceded in death by her parents, Aubrey and Alma Wade.

Norma is survived by her loving daughters, Debbie Alexander (Don), Jamie Cloos and Becky Earls (George); brother, Donald Wade (Barbara); five grandchildren, Alexandria Lawrence (James), Billy Alexander, Sadie Cloos, Jessica Smith and Gabby Earls; three great-grandchildren, Abigail Cloos, Amelia Lawrence and baby Garnett that will be arriving soon and a host of friends and neighbors who loved her dearly.

A memorial celebration will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2011, at 5 p.m. at Christ Church, 11800 Vimy Ridge Rd., Alexander. Arrangements provided by Dial and Dudley Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Christ Church Youth Group or Arkansas Heart Hospital. To sign Norma’s online guest book visit www.dialanddudleyfuneralhome. com.

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GILBERT DEAN WILSON, age 71, of Maumelle, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2011. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on October 26, 1939, the son of the late Lloyd and Vera Wilson.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Hale Nunes, daughters, Julie Wilson Anderson (Stan), and Jennifer Wilson Driggers (Phillip), grandchildren, Loren and Brittney Anderson and Victoria Darter. He is also survived by David Wilson and Malinda Wilson Newton. He is preceded in death by siblings, Lloyd Wilson, Donald Wilson, Emerson Wilson, Marilyn Wilson Patterson, and Evelyn Wilson Davis.

Gib, as he was known to family and friends, spent his childhood in Kansas City and attended Wyandotte High School where he excelled in both football and baseball. He attended the University of Kansas on a football scholarship. He was a member of the team that won the 1961 Bluebonnet Bowl and was looking forward to attend the 50th reunion of the team this fall in Kansas City. Gib joined the Army after graduation and served for four years at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri. After discharge, he taught school and coached football in Colorado. He then changed careers and became a sales representative for American Standard. This position brought him to Arkansas and he never left.

After several years, Gib decided to go out on his own and started his own company, Gib Wilson Enterprises, as a manufacturer representative for many plumbing supply lines. Gib enjoyed playing racquetball twice weekly, golfing, working in his yard, cooking, eating ice cream, and aggravating his friends and family He loved to laugh, tease and entertain. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Memorial service will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, June 23, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel (501-791-7400) with Reverend James Raines officiating. In lieu of flowers, Gib would have liked donations made to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital, #1 Children Way, Little Rock, Ark. 72202. Online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/owens.

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COREY DAMIEL YOUNG, 30, of Little Rock, died June 18, 2011. He leaves his wife, Yolanda Young; four sons, Diontaye Young, Corey Young Jr., Isaiah Young, Braylon Malik Young; four daughters, Khalalah Young, Asia Young, Kyra Young, Yasha Bonds; parents, Thomas Young, Clarice Young; two brothers, Quinten Young; his twin brother, Torey Young; a sister, Natasha Thompson; grandparents, Shirley Pruitt, Dorothy Young, Leon Young; a mother-in-law, Brenda Porter, and a host of other relatives and friends to cherish his memory. Arrangements by Gunn Funeral Home, 4323 W. 29th Street. Little Rock, Ark. 72204. (501) 660-4323.

Arkansas

AGNOS — John Leonard Smith, age 79, of Agnos, Ark., died June 19, 2011. Funeral services will be June 22, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at Light in Wilderness Church in Ash Flat, Ark. Visitation was held June 21, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. at Light in the Wilderness Church.

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ALEXANDER — Bobby Eugene Howell, 73, of Alexander passed away on June 20, 2011. Service will be Thursday, June 23, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Dial and Dudley Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 22, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. To sign Bobby’s online guestbook visit www.dialanddudleyfuneralhome.com.

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BATESVILLE — Bridget Fay Blake, 51, of Batesville died June 20, 2011, in Batesville. She is survived by her mother, Ethel (Fletcher) Blake, two sisters, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral service is 10 a.m., June 22, 2011 at Roller Coffman Chapel, Mountain View. Online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

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BATESVILLE — Diana Lynn Holley, 63, of Batesville, died Monday, June 20, 2011, at her home. Services Friday, June 24, 2011, at 10 a.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church in Batesville. Burial, Pleasant Valley Cemetery located at Cushman. Arrangements by Qualls Batesville Funeral Service. Visitation Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

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BATESVILLE — James Robert Richardson, age 75, of Batesville died Monday, June 20, 2011, at his home. Services Thursday, June 23, 2011, at 10 a.m., Qualls Batesville Funeral Service Chapel. Burial, Pleasant Valley Cemetery located at Cushman with arrangements by Qualls Batesville Funeral Service. Visitation, Wednesday, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

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BENTON — Edna Virginia Lovelis Orr, 85, of Benton passed away Monday morning June 20, 2011, at Heartland Rehabilitation Center. She was born on December 10, 1925, in Washington Arkansas, to Purdon and Frances Lovelis.

She is preceded in death by her husband Coy C. Orr, oldest daughter Stella “Polly” Orr and son-in-law Terry Purser. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, William C. and Marilyn Orr of Haskell, her youngest daughter Wanda Purser of Benton, five grandchildren, Tina Rhodes of Brandon, Mississippi, Joseph Purser of Bryant, Sean Orr of Haskell, Suzette Loveless of Conway and Michele Lindsey of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and six great-grandchildren, Tyler Rhodes, Hayley Loveless, Noah Orr, Kelsey Lindsey, Jordan Loveless and Tucker Rhodes.

Edna devoted her life to serving the Lord, taking care of her family and being a homemaker. She was of the Methodist Faith.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Thursday in the North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Arkansas Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home, 1921 Main St., 758-1170. Online obituary and guest registry at www. nlrfh.com.

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BLYTHEVILLE — Mrs. Willie Lewis Dallas, 93, of Blytheville, died June 20 in Jonesboro. Graveside services are June 23 at 10 a.m. in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation from 6-8 p.m., Cobb Funeral Home and requests any memorials go to the First United Methodist Church or charity of choice. Condolences may be e-mailed to cobbfuneralhome@sbcglobal. net.

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BLYTHEVILLE — Thomas William “Tom” Simons, 62, of Blytheville, died Saturday, June 18, 2011, at Great River Medical Center. Services will be at a later date in Merrillville, Ind., with burial in Calumet Park Cemetery. Local arrangements are by Cobb Funeral Home. Condolences may be emailed to cobbfuneralhome@sb cglobal.net.

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CAMDEN — Marnice Dale Heard Jr., 87, of Camden, died June 20, 2011, at the Ouachita County Medical Center. He was a World War II Army Air Corps Veteran. He was active in the Masonic Camden Lodge #11 and a member of the Baptist faith. He received a BBA from Texas Wesleyan College in Fort Worth, Texas.

Mr. Heard is survived by his wife, Ida Lou Heard; and a special cousin, Lou Neil Henson both of Camden. He is preceded in death by his parents, Marnice Dale Sr. and Floy Catherine Brashears Heard; and brother, Marion Heard.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Proctor Funeral Home with burial in Brush Creek Cemetery at Leola, Ark. The family will receive friends 9 a.m. Wednesday until service time. Proctor Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. To sign the online guest register visit www. proctorfuneralhome.com.

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CARLISLE — Luella Mae Schrock Davis, 92, passed into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ with her family privileged to be at her side. She was born in Kalona, Iowa, August 30, 1918, to William J. Schrock and Lydia Mae Yoder Schrock. The Schrocks moved to Arkansas’ Grand Prairie around 1924, to become one of the pioneer rice farming families. Luella lived in the Yoder, Almyra and Stuttgart communities until 2004 when she moved to Carlisle. Luella married her beloved Don in 1939. She was our mother and mema and “the cream cheese roll lady.”

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Lee Davis Sr.; one daughter, Donna Kay Davis; two brothers, Martin Schrock and Bill Schrock; four sisters, Mable Pappe, Mary Bender, Alta Weisinger and Nona Davis; and her son-in-law, David Van Meter. Survivors are her son, Lee Davis (Ann) of Carlisle; her daughter, Becky Van Meter of Frisco, Texas; two sisters, Wilma Smith of Hot Springs and Ruby Relyea of Almyra; five grandchildren, Donny Davis (Donna) of Lonoke, Sammy Davis (Alpha) of Fayetteville, Todd Davis (Beth) of Shepherdsville, Ky., Bridgette Moody (Mike) of Carlisle and Clarissa Van Meter of Dallas; and eight great-grandchildren, Mary Kathrine Davis, Sarah Davis, Bronwyn Davis, Morgan Mancini, Dylon Davis, Trenton Davis, Micah Moody and Eli Moody.

Funeral services are 10 a.m., Wednesday at Almyra Baptist Church with burial in Almyra Cemetery. Visitation was 5:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday at Turpin Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Almyra Baptist Church or Stuttgart Public Library. Please go to www. turpinco.com to sign the online guestbook.

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CROSSETT — Kevin Curran, 45, of Crossett died Monday, June 20, 2011. Funeral services: 2 p.m., Thursday at the Church of the Redeemer with burial in Carlock Cemetery. Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Wednesday at the church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg. Online guest book at www.jones-hartshorn.com.

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DUMAS — Jackie Steven Manes, 56, Dumas, Arkansas died June 19, 2011. He was born September 8, 1954 in Dumas. Visitation held 205 South Summit, Dumas, Arkansas. Funeral 10 a.m., Thursday, June 23, Over Coming Faith Center, Star City, Rev. Don Borland officiating, inurnment Walnut Lake Cemetery. Arrangements: Griffin Funeral Home.

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ENGLAND — Mr. Thomas Craig, 75, died on June 20, 2011 in Little Rock. He was born on September 11, 1935 to the late Cecil Craig and Frances Reed. He was a member of the Southside Baptist Church in England and worked for the City of England for 6 years. He loved to fish and hunt and was a very outgoing person. He loved to help people and he loved his family very much. He was also a member of the National Guard.

He was preceded in death by his wife Janice Craig. Mr. Craig is survived by his mother, Frances Craig; two daughters, Regina Mitchell (Tim) of England and Melissa Teer (Brian) of Carlisle. He is also survived by three granddaughters, Kelsey Craig, Harley Hightower, and Shelby Teer. He also leaves behind many friends who will miss him.

Funeral services will be Thursday June 23, 2011 at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. Burial will be at Mulberry Cemetery of England. To view obituary online go to www.wilsonfhengland.info.

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GREENBRIER — Armon Lynn “Buddy” Moix, 51 of Greenbrier, affectionately known by his grandsons as “Pap,” was an outgoing and loving son, brother, father, grandfather, uncle and friend passed away Monday, June 20, 2011. Buddy was a resident of Greenbrier, a member of The Church of Nazarene and a self-employed contractor working in the construction industry.

Buddy was preceded in death by his father, Bill Moix, step-father Carrol D. Ward, and sister Maiga Moix all of Conway. Survivors include his mother, Sylvia Ward; two daughters: Candace Moix and Cami Moix (Kristopher); son, Heath Gotcher (Kristen); grandchildren Landyn Flake, Karson and Kolby Gotcher and a brother, Billy Moix (Mandy) all of Greenbrier; a brother, George (Dee) Freimanis of Choctaw; and a sister, Angel Moix of Bryant.

Visitation will be at Roller Mc-Nutt Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m., on Thursday, June 23. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., on Friday, June 24, at Greenbrier Church of the Nazarene. Burial will follow at Crestlawn Memorial Park in Conway with Eric Horton, Pat Moix, Brooks Lewis, Jeff Lasley, Travis Short and Brian Hutchings serving as pallbearers. On line guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

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HAMPTON — Kelly Stokes, 88, of Hampton died Monday. He is survived by his wife, son, three brothers, two grandchildren, three grandchildren. Visitation is Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Benton Funeral Home in Hampton. Funeral services are 10 a.m., Wednesday at Trinity Chapel. Burial is at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.com.

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HELENA-WEST HELENA — Wanda Jean Heagwood, 66, of West Helena passed away Monday, June 20, 2011 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Graveside services will be 10 a.m., Thursday at Sunset Memorial Park, West Helena. Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Wednesday at Roller-Citizens. Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena will direct (870) 572-2571. Online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

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HOLLY SPRINGS — Danny Ware, 52, Holly Springs, died June 14. Survivors, children, Mia Bowers, Kim Ware, Brandon Ware, Keyshawn Ware, siblings, Harrison Ware and Phyllis Ware, 11 grandchildren. Services Thursday, 11 a.m., Holly Springs Baptist Church, Bearden. Services by Williams Funeral Home, Arkadelphia. Sign guest book on line at www. funeralsatwilliams.com.

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HOT SPRINGS — Joyce Clark Berger, 87, of Hot Springs, went to be with the Lord, June 18, 2011. She was born March 28, 1924, at Cadron Valley, to Walter Loveless and Lula Bailey Loveless.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Jerry Clark and their sons, Jerry Clark, Jr., and Scott Clark, and by husband, A.B. Berger. She is survived by one son, Greg Clark of Helena, Arkansas; two daughters, Kay Jones (George) of North Little Rock, and Debbie Weyland (Graeme) of Atlanta, Georgia, and two daughters-in-law, Kay Clark of Hot Springs, and Nancy Clark of Bryant; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Hot Springs, with Rev. Dusty Rhodes officiating. Interment in Crestview Cemetery, by Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Hot Springs. Visitation 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Wednesday evening. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Arkansas, 1044 W. Markham, Ste. 130, Little Rock, Ark. 72205. Guest registry is at www.davis-smith. com.

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HOT SPRINGS — Christopher Johnson, 45, of Hot Springs, formerly of Maumelle, died June 20, 2011. He is predeceased by his father, Jeryl Johnson. Survivors include mother, Gwen Johnson, son, C.J. Johnson, two daughters, Kaylie and Chelsea Johnson. Services are 1 p.m., Wednesday at Memorial Baptist Church, Hot Springs. Guest register is www. caruth-hale.com.

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LAKEVIEW — Services for Terri Compagnari, 51, of Lakeview will be private. Terri died June 17, 2011. A cashier for Lowes, survived by her husband, Guy and two sons, David of Bayton, Texas, and Joseph of Lakeview, Ark. Arrangements by Kirby & Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit online obituary/guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.

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LAKEVIEW — Michael T. Crimmins, age 73, of Lakeview, died Monday. Vigil Service: 7 p.m., Wednesday, Roller Chapel. Funeral Mass: 10 a.m., Thursday, St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. Entombment: Baxter Memorial Gardens. Survivors: wife: Barbara Crimmins; sons: Darren and Eric Crimmins; daughter: Michele Rose; two grandchildren. Prominent Knight of Columbus. Online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

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LAKE VILLAGE — Bobby Cullen Livingston, 58, of Lake Village was tragically taken from us at the hand of another on Saturday evening, June 18, 2011, Father’s Day weekend. He was born February 1, 1953, to Cullen and Claudia Livingston. Bobby was preceded in death by his grandson, Nathan Cullen Livingston, son, Clay Vincent Livingston and mother, Claudia Livingston. Bobby was President of Livingston Pecan and Metal Inc. where he worked with his father, retired company founder and CEO, Cullen Livingston, Vice President and brother, Richard Livingston and sons, Jonathan and Blake Livingston. Bobby’s passion for life included numerous interests and hobbies. As a Powered Parachute pilot and certified instructor, he organized the Annual Petit Jean Powered Parachute Enthusiast Fly-in. He loved boating, hunting, and competitive archery with Arkansas Bow Hunters Association. He and his friend, Tony Miller, enjoyed playing music and performing for events in a musical combo called “Twin Brothers of Different Mothers." His life was anchored in his faith, his sons and grandchildren and continued dedication to perpetuating his family business legacy. Bobby was a member of Lake Village Baptist Church and joined his father and brother in the choir as well as singing choir worship solo’s. On request, he entertained senior citizens with song. His love of people, zest for life, quick smile and kind spirit resulted in his being called “friend” by many. The overwhelming outpour of love, compassion and prayers from across the country have been a great comfort to our family.

Bobby is survived by his father, Cullen Livingston, his sister, Jan Livingston Oswalt (husband, Craig) of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and brother, Richard Livingston (wife, Kim). He was blessed with three talented sons born to him and former wife, Melissa Reginelli Livingston; Jonathan Cullen, Blake Anthony, and Clay Vincent Livingston (deceased). Grand children are Taylor Ann, Tristen Grace, Jorja Cate, Heaven-Lea, Michael-Anthony and Brandon Clay Livingston of Lake Village and Carly Jordan Livingston and step-grandson, Cameron Elrod of Millington, Tenn. Bobby had a host of loving nieces and nephews.

Memorial Services are to be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 25th, at Lake Village Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Bell officiating. Any donations may be made to the new building fund of Lake Village Baptist Church. Arrangements are under direction of friend and former owner, Bill Steele and Griffin-Steele Funeral Service in Lake Village, Ark. Online guestbook: griffinfuneralservice.net.

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LONOKE — On June 20, 2011, Ella (Sunny) Nesler, our wife, mother and dear friend went to be with the Lord. She was born April 12, 1925, in San Angelo, Texas. Living in Lonoke, Ark., since 1966, she worked at Sear’s Catalog Store and was an active board member for Lonoke County Council on Aging.

She leaves behind her devoted husband of 65 years, Horace Nesler. Also leaving her adoring children, Valerie J. (Pat) Butler and Neal O. (Barbara) Nesler. She is also survived by her grandchildren Ken and Tammy Bowen, Brian and Christy Bowen, Renee’ and James Stogner, Travis and Leigh Bowen, Nicholas Butler, Stephanie and Clint Dalton, Heather Kee; great-grandchildren, Tristen Bowen, Saylor Bowen, Braeden Bowen, Maddux Bowen, Bailey Smith, Hannah Smith and Baylon Bowen. She will be terribly missed by all of her dear family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lonoke County Council on Aging, Lonoke Exceptional School or UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 22, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. Funeral Services will be Thursday, June 23 at 10 a.m., all to be held at Boyd Funeral Home in Lonoke. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Lonoke. Online guest book, www.boydfuneralhome.net.

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McCRORY — Lillie Mae Mc-Fadden, 84, died Monday. Visitation 10:30-12 noon, Wednesday. Funeral services at 1 p.m. at the Beedeville Church of Christ. Interment was in Eight Mill Cemetery. Survivors son, John McFadden of McFadden, Ark.; brothers, Boyd and James Hodges of Tennessee; grandchildren, Karen DuBoise, Steven McFadden, Michael Mc-Fadden. Thompson-Funeral Directors, McCrory, (870) 731-2551.

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MOUNTAIN HOME — Services for Altarose “Sally” Hite, 86, of Mountain Home, Ark., and Livingston, Texas, will be private. Sally died June 18, 2011. An auditor for the U.S. Government at Rock Island Arsenal, survived by her husband, Elmo. Arrangements by Kirby & Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit online obituary/guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.

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MOUNTAIN HOME — Betty D. Sutterfield, age 66, of Mountain Home passed away June 19, 2011. She is survived by her husband James Sutterfield and three daughters. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at Roller Funeral Home in Mountain Home. Arrangements by Roller Funeral Home. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

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NEWARK — Delois (Taylor) Nicholas, 79, of Newark, died Sunday. Survivors: Husband, Eulos Nicholas; daughters, Rossann Steele, Nanette Garner; and Amber Shirey; brother, Don Taylor and wife Freida; one sister, Wanda “Sis” Butler; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Graveside service: 10 a.m., Wednesday, Blue Springs Cemetery. Arrangements by Jackson’s Newark Funeral Home. www.jacksonsfh. com.

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NEWPORT — Frances Naydeen Jiles of Newport died Monday. Survivors: husband, Randolph Jiles; sons, Randall Jiles and wife Sandy and Gary Jiles and wife Lisa; daughter, Belinda Hopkins and husband Jerry; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation: Wednesday 6-9 p.m. Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday, Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel. Interment: Watson Cemetery. www.jacksonsfh.com.

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NEWPORT — Patrick Leon Price, 40, of Newport departed this life Friday. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday at Dillinger Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home. www.dillingerfuneralhome.com.

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PIGGOTT — Nellie Gossett, 88, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Monday, June 20, 2011. Services are Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at 11 a.m. in the Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home in Piggott with Kevin Murray and Rob Welborn officiating. Burial is in New Hope Cemetery in Pollard. Visitation is 9 a.m., Wednesday until service time.

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PINE BLUFF — Louise Kirsch Blau, 92, of Pine Bluff, widow of Sheldon Blau, DVM, died June 20. Graveside services for the mother of Paul Blau of Memphis, Tenn., and Gary Blau of Cambridge, Mass., are Thursday, June 23, 2 p.m., Jewish Cemetery, Pine Bluff, by Ralph Robinson & Son. Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.

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PINE BLUFF — Mr. Willie Green Jr., 87, of Pine Bluff, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2011. Services will be Thursday, June 23, 2011, at Mt. Harmony Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert Handley at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Cypress Memorial Gardens by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

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PINE BLUFF — Jesse Walter Scott, 64, Pine Bluff, passed away June 20, 2011. He is survived by children, Timmothy Scott, Rodney Scott and Charlie Scott-Hughes; grandchildren, Amber, Elizabeth, Jessie, Hunter, and Zack Scott, Karen Beasley, Kaleb Hughes; and siblings, Ray, Ronald, Dorthey, Lany and Robert Scott. Arrangements by Arkansas Funeral Care, 501-982-3400.

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RUSSELLVILLE — Judy Hottinger, 64, of Russellville, died Sunday, June 19. Survived by son, Brent Hottinger of Dover and daughter, Angela Rose of Heber Springs. Funeral is 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 22, at Shinn Chapel. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery at Dover by Shinn Funeral Service. Full obit at www. shinnfuneral.com.

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WHEATLEY — Charlie Levester Jordan, 54, of Wheatley, died Sunday June 12 at UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock. Two sons, a daughter, three brothers, three sisters and a host of other relatives survive him. Visitation will be held Thursday, June 23 from 6 until 8 p.m. at Branscumb Chapel in Brinkley. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 24 at 12 noon at the Wheatley Civic Center in Wheatley. Interment will take place at Pilgrim Rest Cemetery by Branscumb Funeral Home of Brinkley (870) 734-2772. branscumbfuneralhome@yahoo. com and Facebook: Branscumb Funeral Home.

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SHREVEPORT — Mora Lou (Moon) Marshall was born in Hagler, Arkansas, on October 16, 1921, and peacefully passed away in her sleep on June 18, 2011, at the age of 89. A graveside service celebrating her life will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Rest Hills Memorial Park, 7724 Landers Road, North Little Rock, Arkansas. Greg Clark, Pastor of Sylvan Hills Church of Christ in Sherwood will officiate under the direction of Roller-Owens Funeral Home (501-791-7400).

The youngest daughter of Wade Hampton and Emma Grace Marshall, Mora Lou grew up in Hagler, Arkansas where she graduated from high school. On March 2, 1941, she married Charley Marshall of Newark, Arkansas. During the early years of their marriage, Charley’s job with Texas Eastern relocated them from Arkansas to Baytown, Texas, where Mora Lou dedicated her life to raising her two young children. Later Texas Eastern transferred Charley from Baytown to Shreveport, then Shreveport to Houston, and finally to their home in Little Rock where Charley retired. Mora Lou sacrificially cared for Charley after his retirement and declining years of health until his death in 1988. Mora Lou moved to Shreveport, Louisiana in 2006 to live closer to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A consummate Southern lady, Mora Lou enjoyed caring for others and showing her love with hospitality, fine food and charm. Preparing and creating memorable meals and holiday celebrations was her specialty. It was evident Mora Lou had a deep-rooted Christian faith as she lived her life always thinking of others. As an active and faithful member of Sylvan Hills Church of Christ, Mora Lou enjoyed attending church activities and group travels while she lived there.

Mora Lou is survived by her two children, Debbie Ferris and husband, Gary of Dallas, Texas; and David Marshall and wife, Terri of Shreveport, Louisiana. She is also survived by three grandsons, Wade Hampton Marshall and wife, Jessy; Jared Ross Marshall and wife, Chasta; and Colin David Marshall and wife, Olga. Left also to cherish her memory are six great-grandchildren, Chance and Will Back, Alexander David Marshall, Mary Katherine Craig, Devin Wade Marshall, and Lilliana Victoria Marshall all of Shreveport; and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Faye Moon, Glen Moon and Wilma Hase.

The family would like to express our special thanks and love to Mrs. Virginia Dixon who lovingly cared for our Mom like a sister and devoted friend for many years during her time at Garden Park Nursing Home in Shreveport, as well as her other many devoted caregivers at the nursing home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to promote food safety be made to the CSPI/Nutrition Action (Center for Science in the Public Interest) 1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20009-5728 or at www.cspinet.org. Online guestbookwww.rollerfuneralhomes.com/owens.

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SENATOBIA, Miss. — Bill Crook, 86, Senatobia, Miss., formerly of Jonesboro, died Monday. Survivors one son; two daughters; one brother; two sisters. Graveside services Thursday, 10 a.m. at Crittenden Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday, 5 till 7 p.m., Gregg Funeral Home, Jonesboro. Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. (870) 238-9400. www.thompsonwilsonfh.com.

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CROSBY, Texas — Roy Goodall, age 84, of Crosby, Texas, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Clara Goodall, and three step-children. Graveside services will be 10 a.m., Friday, June 24, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morrilton. Arrangements are by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. Online guestbook: www.harrisfuneralhomes. net.

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TEXARKANA, Texas — Sharon Campbell Arnett of Texarkana, Texas died Monday, June 20, 2011, in a local hospital. Mrs. Arnett was born October 9, 1938, in Newport, Arkansas.

She was a homemaker, an owner of The Tennis Shop, part-owner of The Racket Club, employee of Day and Zimmerman, and owner of Sharon’s Gift Gallery. She was a devoted member of the First United Methodist Church-Ark.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Van and Laverne Campbell, one sister, Freddie Attwood, and one son, Van Frederick Arnett. Sharon is survived by two daughters, Lynley Arnett of Little Rock Arkansas, Joy Randell of North Little Rock, Arkansas; one son, Jimmy Arnett of Texarkana Texas; and four granddaughters, Sara Graves of Allen, Texas, Steffi Arnett of Frisco, Texas, Kelsey Randell and Alex Randell of North Little Rock, Arkansas.

Memorial Services will be 3 p.m., Thursday at First United Methodist Church, Arkansas with Rev. Bruce Bennett officiating. Arrangements are with Texarkana Funeral Home, Texas. Visitation will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday at Texarkana Funeral Home, Texas. The register book is online at www.TexarkanaFuneral-Home.com.

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