MARKED TREE -- Sanders Pope, 67, of Marked Tree died April 7, 2006. Born at Crawfordsville, he returned to live in Marked Tree seven years ago. He worked as a pressor in the dry cleaning business. He was a veteran of the Navy and a Baptist by faith.
Survivors include two daughters, Denise Smith of Marked Tree and Sandra Pope of Santa Barbara, Calif.; nine brothers, John Pope and Jack Pope Jr., both of West Memphis, Jeffery Pope, Gary Pope, Luther Pope and Michael Wilson, all of Marked Tree, Larry Pope of Hamilton, Ohio, Patrick Lacy of Memphis and Willie Lacy of Little Rock; eight sisters, Callie Pope, Margret Lacy and Venus Pope, all of Memphis, Lynn Hull of Wilson, Linda Pope and Carolyn White, both of Atlanta, Lana Shaw of Texas and Lisa Lacy of Jonesboro; and three grandchildren.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ with Jeffery Pope officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery in Marked Tree under the direction of Woodard Funeral Service.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Lauren Ella Rutledge
CHEROKEE VILLAGE -- Lauren Ella Rutledge, age 1, of Cherokee Village died Friday in Fulton County Hospital at Salem. She was the daughter of John Rutledge of Ozark Acres and Casey Elliott Rutledge of Cherokee Village. She is also survived by her sisters, Christina Rutledge and Hailey Rutledge of Cherokee Village, and brothers, David Rutledge and Evan Rutledge of Cherokee Village.
Funeral service is 10 a.m. Friday in the Heath Oak Hill Chapel. Interment will be in Williford Cemetery with John Honeycutt officiating.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today in Heath Funeral Home of Hardy.
Charles M. 'Chuck' Ryan
JONESBORO -- Charles M. "Chuck" Ryan, 71, of Jonesboro died Monday afternoon in NEA Medical Center.
Born in Booneville, Miss., Mr. Ryan lived in Helena before moving to Jonesboro in 1991. He was retired from the Army and was a member of First Baptist Church in Jonesboro. He was a member of the Fellowship Sunday School class and was active in the Church Care Center.
Mr. Ryan was a member of the Helena Masonic Lodge and was a sports enthusiast. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and supported all sports teams in Arkansas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, J.P. and Mary Ryan; and by a brother, Harold Ryan.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ryan of the home; two sons, Charles Michael Ryan of Biloxi, Miss., and Mark Anthony Ryan of Slidell, La.; four stepdaughters, Charlotte Smith and Renee Kegley, both of Corning, and Brenna Boone and Tammy Fitts, both of Jonesboro; four brothers, Edwin Ryan of Woodville, Miss., and Ronnie Ryan, Gary Ryan and Lynn Ryan, all of Lepanto; a sister, Wanda Smith of Chicago.
Survivors also include 15 grandchildren, Donnie Ryan, Michelle Ryan, Shavon Ryan, Chase Ryan, Courtney Courtney, Michael Smith, Christy Smith, Zach Prater, Ty Prater, Joseph Boone, Madaline Boone, Abigail Boone, Matthew Fitts, Aaron Fitts and Frances Fitts; and a great-grandson, Clay Smith.
Funeral service is at 10:30 a.m. today at Emerson Memorial Chapel in Jonesboro with Bruce Tippit and Kathy Holler officiating. Burial will be private.
Honorary pallbearers include members of the Fellowship Sunday School Class and his morning coffee friends.
For lasting memorials, please consider First Baptist Church Building Fund or Care Center, 701 South Main St., Jonesboro 72401.
MEMPHIS -- Mattie White, 105, of Memphis, formerly of Turrell, died April 7, 2006. She was a member of Union Paradise Baptist Church at Jericho. Six children preceded her in death.
Survivors include a grandson, Victor Holmes III of Turrell; five great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Services are noon Saturday in Union Paradise Church at Jericho with the Rev. Leo Adams officiating.
Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery at Gilmore under direction of Woodard Funeral Service at Marked Tree.
Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Melvin Adams 1928 - 2002
Melvin Edward Adams was born June 6, 1928 at Rockville, Indiana the son of Henry Elzie Adams and Elsie Evadean Carson Adams. He married Joan L. Clore at Rockville, Indiana on March 25, 1950 and had resided in the Mountain Home area since moving from Santa Barbara, California in 1987. He served with the US Army during World War II and was a brick mason. He was a member of VFW Post #3246, BPOE Lodge #1714, Fraternal Order of Eagles and Twin Lakes Golf Club. Melvin Edward Adams entered into eternal rest on June 20, 2002 at Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 74
Survivors: Wife, Joan Adams of Mountain Home, AR; 1 Son, Melvin K. (Dannah) Adams of Mountain HOme, AR; 1 Daughter, Judy L. Meadors of Bastrop, Texas; 2 Grandchildren, Robert Bray and Angela Summers; 1 great grandson Corey Alvin Summers; Several Nieces & Nephews
Preceded in Death by: Parents, 3 Brothers, 2 Sisters
Funeral: Memorial service at Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home Chapel on June 22, 2002 at 2:00 P.M.
Memorials: Hospice of the Ozarks
Elizabeth Alford 1929 - 2002
Elizabeth M. Alford was born June 9, 1929 at Ypsilanti, Michigan the daughter of John Alford and Lucy Hopkins Alford. She was a school teacher and taught Latin & English. She died on September 5, 2002 at Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 73 years.
Survivors: 1 Sister, Nancy Weiskopf of Wilton, Connecticutt and a special friend Mike Corrigan of Jordan, Arkansas
Preceded in Death by: Parents, 1 Brother, Barry Alford
Celeste E. Allen 1905 - 2002
Celeste E. Allen of Manchester CT, formerly of Mountain Home, was born December 31, 1905 at Carrollton, GA. to Edward G. and Berta Bonner Henry. She was a retired executive Secretary. She was married to Charles W. Allen, Jr. who preceded her in death on October 23, 1992. She passed away in Vernon CT. on July 22, 2002 at the age of 96 years, 6 months, and 21 days.
Survivors: 1 niece-Mary Katheryn Scheinberg of Beverly Hills, Fl.
Preceded in Death by: Parents, Husband, 3 sisters, and 1 Brother.
Funeral: Graveside services were held on July 26, 2002 at Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery with Reverend Jim Brooks Officiating.
Additional Notes: Former member of the Area Arts Club, and Baxter County Poets Club.
Rachel Alley 1922 - 2002
Rachel M. Alaley was born April 24, 1922 at Lincoln, Nebraska the daughter of Phillip Michael and Charlotte Leichner Michael. She married Raymond Alley at Maryville, Kansas on Setpember 29, 1944 and had resided in the Mountain Home area since moving from Naperville, Illinois in 1986. She worked for Western Electric for 24 years.
Survivors: Husband, Raymond Alley; 1 son, Barry Alley of Palm Springs, CA; 1 brother Herald Michael of Donna, TX; 1 sister, Betty Harris of Orange, CA.
Preceded in Death by: Parents, 1 brother, 2 sisters
Joseph A. Anderer 1927 - 2003
Joseph A. Anderer was born January 21, 1927 at Chicago, IL to Joseph and Della Hauss Anderer. He married Virginia Banton on September 11, 1982 at Tinley Park, IL. He was a retired accountant for Amoco. He was a resident of this area since moving from IL in 1985. He was a member of the American Legion-Alley White Post #52, American Association of Variable Star Observers, member and past president of Chicago Astronomical Society, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and the B.P.O.E. #1714. He was an Army veteran of WWII. Joseph A. Anderer entered into eternal rest on January 3, 2003 at Naples, FL at the age of 75 years, 11 months and 12 days.
Survivors: Wife-Virginia Anderer of Midway, AR 3 Sons-Bruce Anderer of Westmont, IL Kurt Stoecker of Youngston, Ohio Ted Stoecker and wife Cindi of Gurnee, IL 2 Daughters-Marlene Obenauf of Libertyville, IL Joanne Stoecker and husband Raymond Trantina of Laguna Niguel, CA Sister-Eileen Korhonen of Mountain Home, AR 5 Grandchildren
Preceded in Death by: Parents
Visitation: Visitation will be 5:00 until 8:00, Friday, January 10, 2003 at Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home.
Funeral: Funeral will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 11, 2003 at Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home
Memorials: Hospice of the Ozarks or Chicago Astronomical Society
Max L. Anderson September 24, 1918 - January 6, 2003
Mr. Anderson died Monday, January 6, 2003 at his residence. He was born September 24, 1918 at Rexburg, Idaho the son of Ola and Amelia Barber Anderson and was married to the late Margaret Faulk. Mr. Anderson served with the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a Retail Salesman.
Survivors: He is survived by daughters Ameila Hansen of LaMesa, California and Michelle Adair of Memphis, Tennessee; son Michael Anderson of Mountain Home; brother Hugh Sharp of Idaho Falls, Idaho; sisters Mary Cordon of Mesa, Arizona and Emma Lou Keogler of Idaho; 6 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in Death by: He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
Funeral: Service and burial for Max L. Anderson of Mountain Home will be private.