Obituaries

Obituaries for January 26, 2014

  • Addison Nichole and Bella Lavone Bailey

    Addison Nichole and Bella Lavone Bailey, infant twin daughters of Darin Bailey and Makaylia Waggoner, of Harrison, were born and died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Funeral is 2 p.m., Monday, …

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    Paul Francis Barringer

    Paul Francis Barringer, 97, of Gurdon, Ark. passed away Jan. 22, 2014. Paul was born June 28, 1916 in Whelen Springs, Ark. and spent most of his life in Clark …

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    Father Theodore "Ted" Alfred Bessette

    Theodore (Ted) Alfred Bessette, 93 years old, of Scott, Ark., passed away in his sleep on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Theodore was a man who loved God, family, church, and …

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    Melba F. Bishop

    Melba F. Bishop, age 82, of Benton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. She was born Nov. 15, 1931 in Benton, Ark. Mrs. Bishop was a member of Spring Creek …

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    Larry Brewer

    Larry Brewer passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. He was born Feb. 4, 1927 to Maude Williams Brewer and William Elbert Brewer in Cardwell, Mo. He was preceded in death …

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    Marilyn D. Carpenter

    Marilyn D. Carpenter, 59, of Hamburg, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Mrs. Carpenter was a native of Crossett and a resident of Hamburg and the Prairie Grove community, north of …

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    Claudette Carr

    CLAUDETTE CARR, 78, of North Little Rock, passed into heavenly rest Jan. 24, 2014. She was born in Little Rock on March 1, 1935 to the late Claude C. Purvis …

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    Gearl Aubrey Cates

    GEARL AUBREY CATES, 82, of North Little Rock returned to Our Lord on Jan. 22, 2014. He was born June 15, 1931 to William and Josephine Cates in England, Ark. …

  • Laveda Curtis

    Laveda Curtis, 81, died Friday. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27 Holt Memorial Chapel. Visitation noon until service time. Survivors: her husband, Donald; daughters, Deborah Barnhill and Kathryn Brown; sisters, …

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    Joanne Dodge

    Joanne Dodge, aged 87, formerly of the Little Rock and Fayetteville areas, passed away at her home in Lexington, Ky. on Jan. 3, 2014, surrounded by family and friends. She …

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    John C. Duke

    Deacon John C. Duke was born to the late John and Dorothy Duke in Mobile, Ala. on Nov. 5, 1929. He passed away at Saline Memorial Hospital Jan. 23, 2014, …

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    David O. Duran

    David O. Duran, 74, of Bryant passed away on Jan. 24, 2014 at Baptist Health Medical Center. He was born on Nov. 25, 1939 to the late, Adelia Didlo and …

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    Louise "Memaw" Edwards

    LOUISE "MEMAW" EDWARDS, 83, of Sherwood passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. She was the 7th of 10 children born to George Clinton and Ina Johnson Lovell. She was preceded …

  • Marilou M. Glavan

    MARILOU M. GLAVAN, 52, of Sherwood passed away on Jan. 23, 2014 after a courageous fight with kidney disease. She was born in Roxas, Philippines to Leon and Anastacia Magno. …

  • Alvin D. Glover

    Alvin D. Glover 69 of Conway died Wednesday. He is survived by his wife, Patsy; son, Timothy; daughter, Shannon Keele; and others. Memorial service 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 …

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    Lela B. Graddy

    Lela B. Graddy, age 85, of Benton, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. She was born May 2, 1928 in Moreland, Ark. Mrs. Graddy was …

  • Shirley Haines

    Shirley Haines, 67, passed away Jan. 21, 2014. Survivors: sons, Jimmy Pulley, Donald Pulley, and Jerry Haines, all of Pangburn; brother-in-law, Gary Haines; friends, Gary and Barbara Doyle, Jane Reckart, …

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    Leviorn Harris

    Leviorn Harris, 59 of Tucker, Ark. passed Jan. 21, 2014. Loving memories left to wife, Patricia Harris; children, Steven Harris, Anthony Harris, Shanita Wooten, Lawrence Nichols, and Nikki (Cory) Nichols; …

  • James Lyndle Helums

    James Lyndle Hellums, 65, died Jan. 23. Funeral service: Monday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. at Howard Memorial Funeral Chapel in Melbourne. Burial: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery under the direction of …

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    Freda Elizabeth (Hicks) Holder

    FREDA ELIZABETH (HICKS) HOLDER, 86, of North Little Rock peacefully passed away on Jan. 23, 2014 surrounded by her loving family to go be with her Heavenly Father. She was …

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    Everett Leon Horton

    Everett Leon Horton, 73, of Maumelle went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. He was born Feb. 10, 1940 in Calhoun County, Ark. to the late …

  • Don "Kelly" Jennings

    Don "Kelly" Jennings, 83, of Russellville, died Wednesday. The family will conduct a memorial service in Tulia, Texas, at a later date. Memorials may be made to the National Multiple …

  • Roy Johnson

    Roy Johnson, age 90, of Kirby, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Services will be 2 p.m., Monday, in the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church with interment in Ebenezer Cemetery under the …

  • Jack Albert Knight

    Jack Albert Knight, 78, of Melbourne died Friday. Survivors: wife, Carole Knight; sons, Jon, Jackson, James and Joe Knight; daughters, Summer McHalffey, Ember Sisk. Memorial Service: 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. …

  • Linda Renee Kokotis

    Linda Renee Kokotis, 72, of Des Arc died Wednesday. Survivors include one daughter, Victoria Dixon; two sons, Thomas Dallolio, Martin Dixon; one grandson; one great granddaughter. Graveside services are 10 …

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    Bernice Lasley

    BERNICE LASLEY 85, of Little Rock, Ark. passed away peacefully on Jan. 22, 2014. Her loving survivors include: children, Helen Lewis, Robert Lasley Sr., Coy Lasley, Oney Lasley Jr., all …

  • Jack D. Leggett

    Jack D. Legget, 72, died Saturday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday Holt Memorial Chapel. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 Crossroads Community Church. Burial Berryville Memorial Park. Survivors: wife, Connie; sons …

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    Samantha Anne Lewellyn

    Samantha Anne Lewellyn, 41 of Scott, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Samantha was born Dec. 31, 1972 in Pulaski County. She is preceded in death by husband, W.J. Lewellyn; mother, …

  • Rachel Ann Maples

    Rachel Ann Maples, 66, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. She was born at Hazen Jan. 16, 1948, the daughter of Frank Charles and Rachel Camille Senko. Surviving is her daughter, …

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    Sarrah J. "Bobo" Martin

    SARAH J. "BOBO" MARTIN 64 of Jacksonville, Ark. passed away on Jan. 21, 2014 at home surrounded by her family. Survived by her daughter, Debbie Light and her fiance, James …

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    James Marcus "Mark" May

    JAMES MARCUS "MARK" MAY passed away on Jan. 24, 2014, at the age of 88. He was born Dec. 13, 1925, at Auvergne, Ark., near Newport to George "Wash" and …

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    James Robert "Bobby" McFarlin

    James Robert "Bobby" McFarlin, 88 of Hot Springs was called home to be with the Lord on Jan. 24 2014. He was born Oct. 5 1925 in Little Rock where …

  • Virginia Ruth Beasley Meeks

    Virginia Ruth Beasley Meeks, 90, of Sparkman died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehab in Arkadelphia. She was born Dec. 13, 1923 in Tinsman, Ark. She …

  • Stella Raby Morgan

    Stella Raby Morgan, 98, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. The widow of Clarence (Doc) Raby and O. Joe Morgan. Survived by daughter, Betty Rothwell, Quitman, Ark.; son, Jack Raby …

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    Timothy Edward Neal

    Timothy Edward Neale, age 57, of Heber Springs, Ark. went to be with his Lord on Jan. 18, 2014 in Searcy. He was born on Dec. 14, 1956 in Baltimore, …

  • Sammy O'Neal Osborne

    Sammy O'Neal Osborne 72, of Newport died Thursday. Survivors: children, Jackie Everett, Michael Osborne and Rita Burton; one brother; seven sisters; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday, …

  • Linda Kaye Overbey

    Linda Kaye Overbey 50 of Benton passed away on Jan. 24, 2014. Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at 12 p.m. at Pinecrest Memorial Park. Arrangements …

  • Robert E. Philllips

    Robert E. Phillips, 91, of Benton, passed away Jan. 22, 2014. He was born in Marquette, Mich. to the late Harold and Ethel Phillips. Graveside services by Ashby Funeral Home …

  • Meme Dian Pitney

    Meme Dian Pitney , 60, of Russellville, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. A life celebration will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at the West Side Church …

  • Marie "Bug" Swan Rowe

    Marie "Bug" Swan Rowe, 66, of Oelwein, Iowa died on Friday morning, Jan. 17, 2014 at the Oelwein Health Care Center in Oelwein, Iowa. Zola Marie Swan was born on …

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    Ansell Otis Russell

    ANSELL OTIS RUSSELL -- Civil Rights Activist promoting self-improvement and self-determination within the Afro-American Community, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 in North Little Rock at the age of 69. Mr. …

  • Ansell Otis Russell

    ANSELL OTIS RUSSELL -- Civil Rights Activist promoting self-improvement and self-determination within the Afro-American Community, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 in North Little Rock at the age of 69. Mr. …

  • Susan S. Savage

    Susan S. Savage, 56, of Hamburg, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Funeral service: 11 a.m., Monday in the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Carlock Cemetery. Visitation will be …

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    Raymond Campbell Schwartz

    Raymond Campbell Schwartz was born, Nov. 26, 1927. His parents, Raymond J. and Mildred Campbell Schwartz and sister, Lois Ann Lowell preceded him in death. He was baptized and confirmed …

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    Margie Frances Shiver

    MARGIE FRANCES SHIVER, 90, of North Little Rock, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. She was born in Morgan, Georgia to James W. and Eula Mae Clower Avera, and was …

  • John Burl Sitz Jr.

    John Burl Sitz Jr., age 69 of Williford, Ark., passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date by the family. No Visitation …

  • Alicia (Gann) Smith

    Alicia (Gann) Smith, age 34 of Desha (formerly of Cave City) died Friday Jan. 24, 2014. Funeral service, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Qualls Batesville Funeral …

  • Lola Elese Smith

    Lola Elese Smith, 88, of Harrell died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 at Oak Ridge Nursing Home in El Dorado. She was born June 6, 1925 in Bradley County, Ark. She …

  • Lori Anne Starr

    Lori Anne Starr, 49 of Fayetteville, Ark. beloved daughter of Jon Larry Starr and Barbara Starr Roberts passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 in Fayetteville. She was born Feb. 16, …

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    Dr. Victor J. Stepka Jr.

    Dr. Victor J. Stepka Jr., 79 of Jonesboro passed away at St. Vincent's Hospital in Little Rock on Jan. 22, 2014. Vic was born and raised in Jonesboro and was …

  • Bobby Joe Turbeville

    Bobby Joe Turbeville, 81 of El Dorado, Ark., went to meet his Almighty God on Saturday Jan. 25, 2014. Born on June 26, 1932 in New London, Ark.; he was …

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    Erma Neal Waddle

    Erma Neal Waddle, 89, of Beebe went to be with her Lord on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. She was born on Monday, Dec. 22, 1924 in Steprock, Ark. to the …

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    Charlotte Anne Wilson

    CHARLOTTE ANNE WILSON, age 84, of Little Rock, passed away Jan. 24, 2014. She was born Dec. 20, 1929 in Austin, Texas to Clyde L. Wilson and Lottie Mae Wilson. …

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    Edward L. Wilson

    EDWARD L. WILSON, beloved Dad and Papaw, 88, of North Little Rock passed away Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. He was a World War II veteran who served in the United …