Flossie Bowlan, age 67, died March 8, 2002.
She is survived by her children, Becky Davis of Scott, Betty Davis of West Helena, Bennie Bowlan of England, Ruby Alberson of Carlisle and Judy Davis of Jacksonville; sister, Dora Calvert of El Paso; brothers, Larry Davenport and Bobby Davenport of Little Rock; 17 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services were Monday at Boyd Funeral Home Chapel, Lonoke, with interment in Old Carlisle Cemetery.
Samuel E. Witt Jr.
Rev. Samuel E. Witt Jr., age 70, of Fayetteville, an Assemblies of God minister, died Friday, March 8, 2002.
He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and entered the ministry in 1960. He pastored churches in Mitchell, Berryville, Rose City, Brinkley, Crossett, Little Rock and Fayetteville, Ark., Lexington, Mo., and Forreston, Texas, and was pastoring the Hazel Valley Community Church.
Survivors are his wife, Maxine Carr Witt; two daughters, Diane Hartgrave of Fayetteville, and LeNora Herbert of Cabot; three grandchildren.
Funeral services were Monday at Trinity Temple Assembly of God Church in Fayetteville. Burial was Tuesday at May Cemetery at London.
Memorials may be given to The Exchange Club, Attn: Jerry Alfred, 70 N. College, Suite 5, Fayetteville, Ark. 72701.
Bob Neal & Sons Morrilton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Margie V. Henderson Brockinton, 76, of Sherwood, died March 10, 2002.
She is survived by son, Jerry Brockinton of Sherwood; daughter, Shirley Head of North Little Rock; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
She was a member of Lynch View Missionary Baptist Church. She was retired from Teletype Corporation after 23 years of service. She was a member of Teletype “Retired” Pioneers for which she enjoyed making the Huggy Bears to take to area hospitals. She was active at Sherwood Senior Citizens Center which she served on the Senior Citizens Committee. She also served her community by working at her Pulaski County Voting Precinct since 1986. She also enjoyed the gatherings with the “Cato Girls.”
Funeral services were Wednesday at Lynch View Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in Sumner Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Lynch View Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund, 800 Page Mill Road, North Little Rock, AR 72117 or Sherwood Senior Citizens Center, 2301 Thornhill Drive, Sherwood, Ark. 72120.
Maxie “Virginia” White, 79, of England died Sunday, March 10, 2002.
Survivors include her brother, B.K. “Jake” Deese; son, Donald F. White; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
For 50 years she was a member of the First Baptist Church of England and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star.
Services were Wednesday at First Baptist Church in England with burial in Mulberry Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund or Mulberry Cemetery, 522 East Banks, England, Ark. 72046.
Arrangements by Roller-England Funeral Home in England.
Ada Shoemaker Peterson, age 67, of Gravel Ridge, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002.
She is survived by her husband, Ronald, three sons, Charles Lunsford of Little Rock, Brett “Maverick” Lunsford of Cabot and Joseph Lunsford of San Diego; one brother, Fred Shoemaker; one sister, Rosalie Spann; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were March 9 at Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was at Rest Hills Memorial Park.
Roy Leslie Parker
Roy Leslie Parker, 84, died March 6, 2002.
Survivors include his wife, Lois; children, Robert Parker, Danny Parker and Sissy Duvall of Dover, Leo Parker, Clinton, David Parker, Mississippi, Patsy Parnell, Russellville, and Brenda Christopher, North Little Rock; sister, Lexie Spears, Lonoke; 20 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.
Services were Sunday at Boyd Funeral Home Chapel in Lonoke with interment in Sumner Cemetery.
Masako Hirowatari Gray, 69, of Austin died March 3, 2002.
She is survived by her husband, Frank Gray of Austin; her sons, Ronald A. Gray of Sherwood, and Roger O. Gray of North Little Rock; daughter, Ronda A. Kaufman of New Hope, Pa.; three grandchildren; two brothers, Eizo Hirowatari and Akira Kuriama of the greater Toyko, Japan, area.
Services were March 7 in Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Chapel.
Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Kidney Foundation, 4942 W. Markham Street, Little Rock, Ark.
Mattie McNeill Allen, age 88, died March 9, 2002.
She is survived by her children, Sue Hamric and Lue Roland of Cabot and Martha Wallace and Jim McNeill of Oklahoma; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Monday at Boyd Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Hebron Cemetery.
Jack Price, 69, of Fordyce died March 8, 2002.
He was self-employed and a member of the First Baptist Church of Fordyce.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Sue Price of Fordyce; his mother, Sue Graham of Fordyce; father, W.D. Price of Fordyce; five daughters, Susan Houston of Arkadelphia, Sharon Hawkins of New Rochelle, N.Y., Brenda Turpen of Fordyce, Pam Raney of Cabot, Kim Rackelin of Irving, Texas; one sister, Jeanette Davis of Fordyce; and 14 grandchildren.
Funeral services were Monday at the Benton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Thornton Cemetery.
Phoebe A. Hatfield
Phoebe Anne Hatfield, 18, beloved daughter of Jerry and Kathlene Hatfield of Austin, died of injuries following a motor vehicle accident Sunday, March 17, 2002.
She was born Dec. 28, 1983, in Mobile, Ala. She was a senior at Cabot High School.
In addition to her parents, Phoebe is survived by two brothers, Daniel Hatfield and Chris Hatfield; her maternal grandmother, Debbie Helfgott (Sonny) of Solon, Iowa; her maternal grandfather, Bob Blackbourn (Shirley) of Gautier, Miss.; and her maternal great-grandfather, Joe Isenberg (Allene) of Marshfield, Wis.; her paternal uncles, Dave Hatfield and Gene Hatfield (Kathy), both of Des Moines, Iowa; her maternal aunt, Cherrie Foley (Ken) of Ocean Springs, Miss.; maternal uncle, Kevin Helfgott of New Orleans, La.; and numerous cousins.
Graveside services were March 20 at 16th Section Cemetery in Austin. Arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 2222, Little Rock, Ark., 72203.
Mary Dee Frantz
Mary Dee Frantz, 72, of Butlerville, died Sunday, March 17, 2002.
She was a Baptist. She retired from Remington Arms in 1994.
She is survived by four daughters, Beverly White of Cabot, Leane Jones of Butlerville, Darla Beaman of Butlerville, and Kim Dyson of Austin; one brother, James Ray Frantz of Butlerville; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Hospice Foundation, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock.
Funeral service was Tuesday, March 19, at New Horizon Baptist Church, with burial in Short Cemetery in Butlerville by Westbrook Funeral Home of Beebe.