Obituaries

Obituaries for June 15, 2014

  • Bill Allen

    Bill Allen, age 70, died June 12, 2014. He is preceded in death by his wife, Aline; parents, John and Annie Allen; sisters, Geneva (Tim) Wilson and Mary Wysong; and …

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    Dr. Richard Parker Armstrong

    DR. RICHARD PARKER ARMSTRONG of Mabelvale, Ark., Passed away on Monday, June 9, 2014, at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark., he was 75 years old. Richard …

  • Chester Bradford

    Mr. Chester Bradford, 57, of Pine Bluff passed Sunday, June 1, 2014. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m., on Monday, June 16, 2014 at Forrest Lawn Cemetery by …

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    James Lee Branch

    James Lee Branch of Lakeland and a longtime former resident of Fort Myers, Fla. passed away suddenly on Thursday, June 12, 2014 with his loving wife by his side. He …

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    Sarah JoAnn Chantland

    Sarah JoAnn Chantland, 75, of Center, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Green Acres Nursing Home in Center. Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, June 16, …

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    George Donald Combs

    George Donald Combs of Fort Smith died Monday June 9, 2014. He was born Oct. 2, 1937, in Fort Smith to the late George W. and Martha Coleman Combs. George …

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    David John Conville

    David John Conville, 77, of HS, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family, June 6, 2014. He was born April 28, 1937 in Chicago, Ill. to Fred and Olga …

  • John Cook

    JOHN COOK of Little Rock, Ark. passed away on Friday, June 6, 2014 at the age of 82. John was born to Jerrold and Unice Cook on Jan. 27, 1932 …

  • McKinley Cooper

    McKinley Cooper, 91 of Marshall died Friday at home. Survivors: wife Eva; step-children, George Myrick, Ron Neyman, Laraine Neyman, Jackie Stephans- 10 step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren. Service: 2 p.m. Monday, Roller-Coffman/Marshall. …

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    Chloe Mae Bartee Crouch

    Chloe Mae Bartee Crouch of Sheridan, Arkansas was born July 26, 1925 in Ashdown, Ark. the daughter of the late Joseph Andrew and Odessa Jones Bartee. She was a charter …

  • Mary Elizabeth Demetz

    Mary Elizabeth Demetz, Thursday. She was born Oct. 20, 1928. Survivors: Michael Demetz; Elizabeth Demetz; two grandchildren, Felicia Griner and Brooke Adcox; and five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Winifred Mills of …

  • Betty Lou Dixon

    Betty Lou Dixon, 77 passed away June 13, 2014. She was born July 25, 1936 in the Hamilton Community to the late Gladys and Emment Smith of Carlisle, Ark. She …

  • Bill Ellis Sr.

    Bill Ellis Sr., 73, of Searcy passed away Friday, June 13, 2014. Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home. Funeral services are 2 …

  • Flora Faulkner

    Flora Faulkner, 88, of Dierks, Ark., died Friday, June 13, 2014. Services at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 15, 2014, at the Holly Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Dierks. Burial following …

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    Mary Elizabeth Page Fiser

    MARY ELIZABETH PAGE FISER, 97, of Little Rock, passed away June 13, 2014. Born in Little Rock to Christian and Helen M. Gifford Page, she attended Primrose United Methodist Church …

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    Patsy Jean Flores

    PATSY JEAN FLORES, 72, of Jacksonville died Friday, June 13, 2014. She was born June 21, 1941 in Tulare, Calif. to the late Lloyd and Irene Cooper Bly. Mrs. Flores …

  • Bobby Gilbow

    Bobby Gilbow, 64, Morrilton, died June 12. Survivors: Paul Gilbow (Connie), Michael Gilbow (Cassi), Kim Gilbow, Nicole Manczur, Sister: Diann Pruitt (David); seven grandchildren. Visitation: 6-8 p.m., June 16, funeral …

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    William "Buck" N. "Buck" Haley

    William N. "Buck" Haley, 77 of Van Buren, formerly of Little Rock, passed away on June 12, 2014 at home. He was born on Feb. 21, 1937 to Bill and …

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    Willie Lester Harris

    WILLIE LESTER HARRIS, 53, of North Little Rock departed this life June 9, 2014. Funeral: Monday, June 16, 11 a.m.,at Robinson Mortuary, 4511 East Broadway, NLR Chapel, officiating: Bro. Paul …

  • Bobby Gar Henley

    Bobby Gary Henley, 64 of Delaware, Arkansas died June 12, 2014. Visitation from 6-8 p.m., Monday, June 16, at Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Funeral at 10 a.m., Tuesday, June …

  • Richard Holland Sr.

    Richard Holland Sr., 58, a U.S. Army veteran, died June 4, 2014. Graveside services with Military Honors will be Friday, June 20 at 10 a.m. at the Arkansas State Veterans …

  • Glenn W. Hollis

    Mr. Glenn W. Hollis, 83, of Hamburg, departed this life on Friday, June 13, 2014. Funeral services are 2 p.m., Sunday at Mt. Pleasant Free Will Baptist Church with burial …

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    Robert W. Hoover

    Robert W. Hoover, 75, of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Bella Vista, Ark., Rockton, Ill., Appleton, Wis. and Big Bend, Wis. passed away June 11, 2014. He was a retired software …

  • Virginia Myrick Huffman

    Virginia Myrick Huffman, 97, of Richmond, Va., formerly of Blytheville, Ark., died May 21, 2014. She was predeceased by her husband, Alvin Huffman Jr. She was born in Bentonville, Ark., …

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    William Gerald Jenkins

    WILLIAM GERALD JENKINS, 70, native of North Little Rock, Ark., passed peacefully on Monday, June 9, 2014, after a long battle with Parkinson's. He was born Aug. 13, 1943, in …

  • Gary Warren Johnson

    Gary Warren Johnson age 55 of Cabot went to be with his Lord on June 13, 2014 in Cabot. He was born on July 19, 1958 in Beebe, Ark. to …

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    Samuel Johnson

    SAMUEL JOHNSON, 69, of Little Rock, departed this life June 11, 2014. He was preceded in death by parents, James Henry Johnson and Martha Farr Johnson; family members, Johnny Johnson, …

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    Germaine A. Johnson Sr.

    MINISTER GERMAINE A. JOHNSON JR., was born Oct. 6, 1972 to the late Curtis Arthur Johnson Jr. and Annette Johnson Hill. He was the husband of LaKisha Aldridge Johnson. Germaine …

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    Charles Eugene Jolly Jr.

    CHARLES EUGENE JOLLY JR., 84, died on June 13, 2014. Mr. Jolly, the son of the late Charles E. Jolly and Ruth Pierson Jolly, was born on May 13, 1930. …

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    Claude Lee Jordan Jr.

    Claude L. Jordan Jr., 67, of Little Rock, departed this life June 11, 2014. He was preceded in death by mother, Elizabeth Jordan; dad, Claude Jordan Sr; niece, LaConda Jordan; …

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    Agnes Cora Elizabeth Clark King

    Agnes Cora Elizabeth Clark King, 89, a former long-time resident of Pine Bluff, Ark., passed away on June 6, 2014 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Agnes was born in Ft. Madison, Iowa …

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    Steve Melkovitz

    Steve Melkovitz, 52, of Stuttgart, Ark. went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 13, 2014. Steve was born in Stuttgart, Ark. to Edward and Rena Cox Melkovitz on …

  • Frances Miller

    Frances Miller, 91, Madill Oklahoma, died Wednesday. Graveside service 10 a.m. Monday June 16, Rest Haven Memorial Gardens. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday till service time at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home In …

  • Davin Moss

    Davin Moss, 36 died June 12, 2014. Arrangements by Signature Funeral Services, 5359 Knight Arnold Rd. Memphis, Tenn. 38115. (901) 546-0910. Visit www.signaturefuneralservices.com to share a memory of Davin or …

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    Kendall Murphy

    Kendall Murphy, 45, Malvern, passed June 10, 2014. Survivors: wife, Denise Burnell Murphy; children, Sadia Murphy, Brittany McCollum, Alan Smith; two grandchildren; mother, Samella Hill Murphy; seven siblings. Services Tuesday, …

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    Creed C. Nix Jr.

    Creed C. Nix Jr., age 84, of Pine Bluff, went to be with Jesus Friday, June 13, 2014, at his home. He was the son of the late Creed C. …

  • Mary Evelyn Oglesby

    Mary Evelyn Oglesby, 72, of McGehee died Friday. Visitation will be held at 2-3 p.m. Sunday, June 15, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in McGehee, Ark. Funeral services will …

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    Cyrel "CP" Palmer

    CYREL "CP" PALMER, 88, of North Little Rock passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014. He was born Sept. 9, 1925 to the late P.A. and Ella Hall Palmer in Enola, …

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    Edward Moore Penick Sr.

    EDWARD MOORE PENICK SR., age 92, of Little Rock passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014, peacefully at his home surrounded by family. He was born in Little Rock, Jan. 2, …

  • Jim Rackley

    Jim Rackley, 95, of Hector, died Friday. Funeral is 10 a.m., Monday at Hector Free Will Baptist Church, burial in Nogo Cemetery at Nogo, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. …

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    Wilma Faye Rea

    Wilma Faye Rea, 89, of Cabot, Ark., was born Sept. 18, 1924 at Cabot, to John H. and Nellie W. Jones, and she died Wednesday, June 11, 2014. She is …

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    Cloie Marie Benetz Reiter

    Cloie Marie Benetz Reiter, 92, of Conway, Ark. passed away on June 13, 2014 in Jacksonville. She was born on Sept. 17, 1921 in Little Rock, Ark. to the late …

  • Jerry Lee Roe

    Jerry Lee Roe, 68, of Cabot, born July 21, 1945, passed away June 7, 2014 at 4:40 p.m. He is preceded in death by parents, Oscar and Susie Roe; son, …

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    George Thomas Ruff

    GEORGE THOMAS RUFF, 85, of North Little Rock, departed this earthly life for his eternal home in heaven on June 13, 2014. George was born March 9, 1929 in Witt …

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    John Allen Sanders

    John Allen Sanders, 59, Conway, departed this life June 6. Survivors: wife, Lois Sanders; children, Johnmesha, LuKwanda, Amelia, Tamario Sanders, Kendra Brown; step-children, Mia Briscoe, Alexis Hyman, Damion Scott; siblings, …

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    Mary Jane Joy Manning Scott

    Mary Jane Joy Manning Scott was born on Aug. 13, 1923 to Ruth Seaman Manning and Henry Grady Manning. She died peacefully at home in Austin, Texas on June 12, …

  • Mary Bell Shemwell

    MARY BELL SHEMWELL passed away on June 10, 2014. She was born in Dewitt, Ark. on Sept. 28, 1920 to the late John and Ida Stocks. Mary was married to …

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    Michael Neal Smith

    Michael Neal Smith, 65, of Camden, Ark. went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 12, 2014. He was born Dec. 22, 1948 in Little Rock, Ark. to the …

  • Michael David Sutton

    MICHAEL DAVID SUTTON, of Little Rock, Ark., passed away June 12, 2014. He was born June 13, 1948, to the late Harold Sutton and Jenada Sutton of Bryant, Ark. He …

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    Rosina Margaret Swain

    ROSINA MARGARET SWAIN, 81, a lovely girl from Liverpool, England, died quietly on the evening of Tuesday, June 10. Known as Rene to family and close friends, her husband of …

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    Danny Lynn Taylor

    DANNY LYNN TAYLOR, 49, of Jacksonville passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014. He is survived by his wife of nine years, Patricia Taylor; parents, Don Taylor (Suzanne) and Alleen Rinner; …

  • Sue Jeffcoat Trammell

    Sue Jeffcoat Trammell, 89, died June 7, 2014 at Fayetteville, Ark. The daughter of Ruth Fielding Jeffcoat and Malley Jeffcoat, she graduated from Altheimer, Ark. High School. Prior to her …

  • Donna Campbell Waldo

    Donna Campbell Waldo, 65, of Dover died Friday at her residence. Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Monday, June 16, 2014, at the First Baptist Church of Dover. Funeral: 10 a.m., Tuesday at …

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    Daisy Walls

    Daisy Walls, 98, of Searcy, died Friday, June 13, 2014. She was born Monday, Sept. 13, 1915, in Monroe County, Arkansas, to the late Charlie and Cordelia Hartsfield Moore. Daisy …

  • James Earl Westbrook

    James Earl Westbrook, 98, of Russellville died June 7, 2014. Funeral is 10 a.m., Thursday, at Central Presbyterian Church with burial at 2:30 p.m., in Jasper Cemetery, by Shinn Funeral …

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    Barbara Bell White

    BARBARA BELL WHITE, 92, of Maumelle, passed away June 10, 2014. She was born July 11, 1921 in Mercedes, Texas to Bryan and Ada Maltsberger White and was a member …

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    Patricia Janet Bliss Williams

    PATRICIA JANET BLISS WILLIAMS, died in Little Rock on Saturday, June 7, 2014. A memorial service will be held June 17 at 2 p.m. at the Griffin Leggett Healey & …