Obituaries

Obituaries for October 19, 2014

  • Bertha "Babs" Babcock-MacCall-Marsden

    A Celebration of Life for Bertha "Babs" Babcock-MacCall-Marsden, age 98, will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at On Top of the World's Arbor Club, 8447 SW …

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    Maudie Louise Baggett

    MAUDIE LOUISE BAGGETT, 83, of North Little Rock passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. She was born Sept. 5, 1931 in Houston, Ark. to Samuel and Josie (Rainey) Lee. She …

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    Robert Galon Baggett

    ROBERT GALON BAGGETT, 92, of North Little Rock passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. He was born in Water Valley, Miss. on April 25, 1922 to Newt and Mary (Daniels) …

  • Glenda Mae Baldwin

    Glenda Mae Baldwin, age 79 of Cabot, passed away on Oct. 18, 2014 Survived by two daughters; son; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at …

  • Annie Mae Bishop

    Annie Mae Bishop, 95, of Malvern, widow of Barney Bishop, died Thursday. Funeral: 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, Second Baptist Church, Bro. Edgar Sutton officiating. Interment: Shadowlawn Cemetery. Visitation: …

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    Richard J. Bowen

    Richard J. Bowen, 80, of Perryville, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. He was born Dec. 12, 1933 and was a veteran. Richard remained a devoted architect to his profession which …

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    Frances Pairlee Bradford

    Frances Pairlee Bradford, 89, of Clinton, Ark. went home to be with her Saviour Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. She was born Aug. 6, 1925 in Arvin, Calif. to Sidney A. …

  • William Curtis "Dink" Bridges

    William Curtis "Dink" Bridges, 77, of Farmerville, La., formerly of White Hall, died Oct. 16, 2014. Survivors: wife, Elizabeth "Libby" Bridges; daughter, Donna Scruggs; step-children, Randy Wilkins, Brad James, Terri …

  • Jerry Byers

    Jerry Byers, 62, died Friday. Survivors: father, Clark Byers; wife, Vickie; daughter, Nicole Byers; sons, Jeremy Abele and Derrek Curl; grandsons, Dominique, Sean, Eliah and Gaven; as well as many …

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    Kimberly (Kim) Lynn Caldwell

    KIMBERLY (KIM) LYNN HYATT, aged 48 years, died at home Friday, Oct. 10. She is survived by her cherished husband of 28 years, Russell Caldwell. Loving mother of two children: …

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    Mary Magdelene Caudle

    Mary Magdelene Caudle, 85, of Gentry, Ark. passed away on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at the Siloam Springs Regional Hospital. Mrs. Caudle was born Dec. 29, 1928 in Hector, Ark., …

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    Clara Kay Dement

    CLARA KAY DEMENT, 67, of Little Rock went to be with the Lord Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Howell; brother, Danny Howell …

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    Leo "Papa" Dillon

    LEO "PAPA" DILLON, 91, of Sherwood Ark. passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. He was born May 3, 1923 to Luther and Millie Dillon. After serving in the United States …

  • William Dillon

    William Dillon, 54, died Wednesday. Survivors: children, Elaine Franklin, Mathew, Steven, Juston, and Alicia Dillon; nine grandchildren; two sisters, Helen McCloud and Rita Dillon. Visitation: Sunday, 6-8 p.m. Services: Monday, …

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    Rebecca Lynn Estes

    REBECCA LYNN ESTES, age 64, of North Little Rock passed on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. She was born July 25, 1950 in North Little Rock to the late Emmett Elias …

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    Dr. James Vernon Flack

    DR. JAMES VERNON FLACK, age 81, died on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. He was born in Little Rock, Ark. on Feb. 3, 1933 to Bess Scott Flack and James Vernon …

  • Tommy Raye Flippo

    Tommy Raye Flippo of Hazen passed away at his home after a long battle with C.O.P.D. Tommy was born in Huff, Ark., but grew up in Pleasant Plains, Ark. He …

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    Lee Rene Frazier

    LEE RENE FRAZIER, of Little Rock, Ark. was born on Aug. 31, 1946 in Washington, D.C. to Charles and Doretha (Stewart) Frazier. He died peacefully at his home in Little …

  • James Henry Gibbs

    James Henry Gibbs died Thursday. Survivors: Anne Gibbs, James Christopher Gibbs, Tracey Rhea Gibbs, John David Gibbs, Joseph Dent Gibbs, Mary Lou Grose, three grandchildren. Memorial service: Tuesday, Oct. 21, …

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    Samuel "Sam" Gray

    SAMUEL "SAM" GRAY, 94, of Little Rock, Ark., went to be with the Lord on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. He was born on Oct. 30, 1919 in Little Rock, Ark., …

  • Gary Gene Grooms

    GARY GENE GROOMS, 74, of Mabelvale, born Nov. 27, 1939, passed away Oct. 9, 2014. He is preceded in death by parents, Clifford and Virginia Grooms and sister, Berniece Duffey. …

  • Charlotte Hachmeister

    CHARLOTTE HACHMEISTER of Little Rock, a former arts and crafts instructor, passed away Thursday at her residence. Survivors include her son, John Sullivan, and his fiancee, Sharon Gaul; three grandchildren, …

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    Rev. Jerre Rose Hassell

    Rev. Jerre Rose Hassell, 84, of Jonesboro, passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 in Little Rock. Born in Pampa, Texas, Rev. Hassell lived most of his adult life in Arkansas. …

  • Harold David Hatfield Sr.

    Harold David Hatfield Sr., 72, England, born May 6, 1942, passed away Oct. 16, 2014. He was a proud veteran of the US Air Force, was a NLR police officer, …

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    Ronald J. Haugen

    RONALD J. HAUGEN, 78, of Little Rock passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. He was born Aug. 25, 1936 in Minneapolis, Minn. He was preceded in death by his wife, …

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    Andrew M. Hyatt

    ANDREW M. HYATT, formerly of Warminster, Pa., passed away Oct. 14, 2014 in Little Rock, Ark. He is survived by his mother, Susan McDonald Hyatt, of Bridgeville, Del., five aunts, …

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    Albert W. Isenman III

    Albert W. Isenman III, 66, of Evanston, Ill. died Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. He was born May 24, 1948, in Little Rock, Ark. and was the son of the late …

  • William Edward "Bill" Johnson

    William Edward "Bill" Johnson, 64, of Pine Bluff, passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Graveside services will be Monday, 10 a.m. at Graceland Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be …

  • Billy Don Karstetter

    Billy Don Karstetter, 61, of Fayetteville died Sept. 10, 2014 in Fayetteville. He was born Oct. 20, 1952 in Clarksville to Don and Emma Sue Williams Karstetter. Funeral services were …

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    Mildred Jones Loving

    MILDRED JONES LOVING of Little Rock, Ark., departed this life on Oct. 14, 2014. She's preceded in death by three children, Raymond Jones Jr., Ronald Jones, and Carolyn Bryant. Survived …

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    Joy Muriel Barbara Mabbutt Owen

    JOY MURIEL BARBARA MABBUTT OWEN, 88, of Jacksonville, Ark., widow of William L. ‘Bill' Owen, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. She was born in Bozeat, Northamptonshire, England …

  • Robert Franklin Oates

    Robert Franklin Oates of Jonesboro, Ark., joined his Lord and Savior on Oct. 15,2014. Born in Russellville, Ark., on Jan. 13, 1922 to Ralph and Hettie Oates, he was a …

  • Jim Pearson

    Jim Pearson, 87, of Batesville died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Survivors: wife, Dorothy Pearson; daughters, Donna Cross (Ken), Carol Armstrong (Dennis); three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Annette Burress. He was …

  • Gary Ross Pembroke

    GARY ROSS PEMBROKE departed this life Oct. 12, 2014. He was born Jan. 26, 1953 to Clyde and Barbara Pembroke, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded by …

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    Nancy Cloyd Perryman

    Nancy Cloyd Perryman, 84, died Oct. 13, 2014 in Hot Springs Village, Ark. Born in Peoria Ill. on May 12, 1930 to Chalmer and Mary (Mars) Cloyd, Nancy is survived …

  • Suzanne Porter-Cross

    Suzanne Porter-Cross, 54, Harrison, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Graveside service is 2, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at Maple Leaf Cemetery, under the direction of Roller-Christeson Funeral Home. Survivors include …

  • Francis Bennett Reynolds Jr.

    Francis Bennett Reynolds Jr., age 98, of Conway passed away Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at Fayetteville Veterans Home. He was born Feb. 1, 1916 in Miller, Ark. to parents, Francis …

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    Carolyn Ethel (Besancon) Ringer

    CAROLYN ETHEL (BESANCON) RINGER, 82, of North Little Rock died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. She was born Sept. 15, 1932. Carolyn was predeceased by her beloved husband, Robert Ross Ringer …

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    Nicole Jenee Schofield

    Nicole "Nikki" Jenee Schofield, 20-year-old resident of Siloam Springs, Ark., died Oct. 15, 2014 near Gentry, Ark. Born July 2, 1994 in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., she was the daughter …

  • Karen Evans Smith

    Karen Evans Smith, 61, of Pine Bluff died Thursday. Survivors: two brothers, Dewey (Rita) Evans and Lewis Reginald Evans; sister, Deborah (Leroy) Yarbrough; nephews and nieces, Steven Evans, Brad Yarbrough, …

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    Charles E. (Buddy) Smithson

    Charles E. (Buddy) Smithson, 89, of Benton departed this life into eternal bliss on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. He was born July 29, 1925 in Malvern, Ark. to Jasper and …

  • Linda Sneed

    Linda Sneed, 50, of White Hall, died Thursday. Survivors: son, Donald Tyler Sneed (Estee); daughter, Emilee Sneed; three brothers, Ralph Dean Rouse Jr. (Marilyn), Larry Rouse (Donna), and Paul Rouse; …

  • Debra G. Spohr

    Debra G. Spohr, 57, of Batesville died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Funeral service: Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Qualls Batesville Funeral Service Chapel in Batesville. Visitation: …

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    John Thomas Suskie Sr.

    JOHN THOMAS SUSKIE SR., 78, of Little Rock died Oct. 17, 2014. John, a well-known figure in the Arkansas business and political communities, was the former executive director of the …

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    Beverly Ann Townsend Tatman

    Beverly Ann Townsend Tatman, 82, peacefully passed away on Oct. 18, 2014. Born Sept. 5, 1932 in Pine Bluff, Ark., she was the eldest child of the late Betty and …

  • Charlie Tumey

    Charlie Tumey, "Little Midget", 59, passed away Oct. 17, 2014. Survivors include his wife, Sandra Thrift Tumey; daughter, Shawana Cessor (Daniel) of Hazen; three grandsons, TJ Tumey and Tyler Cessor …

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    G. W. Tyler

    G. W. Tyler, 75, of Alexander, Ark. passed away Oct. 16, 2014. He was born Jan. 24, 1939 in Carbon Hill, Ala. He was preceded in death by his parents, …

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    Edna Marie Whitt

    EDNA MARIE WHITT, 88, of North Little Rock passed away Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her …

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    Gwendolyn D. Wright

    GWENDOLYN D. WRIGHT, 93, of North Little Rock passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. She was born Oct. 14, 1921 in Little Rock to EW and Julia Daniel. She was …