FOLEY, Ala. ó Alva Jerome Thompson, 84, of Foley, Ala., formerly of McCrory, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003 at Baldwin Hospital in Foley.
Arrangements will be announced by Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home of McCrory.
BROOKLAND -- Jack Bewley, 59, of Brookland died Wednesday, July 30, 2003 at St. Bernard's Medical Center.
Born at Russellville, he lived in the Jonesboro area most of his life and was a Navy veteran. He was of the Baptist belief.
Survivors include two sons, Michael Bewley of Sikeston, Mo., and Jason Bewley of South Bend, Ind.; four daughters, Gayla Clayton of Sikeston, Teresa Bewley of South Bend, Kathy Reed of Mississippi and Holly Lopez of Texas; six brothers, Sonny Bewley, John Bewley and Buster Bewley, all of Jonesboro, Hubert Bewley of Matthews, Mo., Sherman Bewley of South Bend and Tom Bewley of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; three sisters, Cricket Baker and Joetta Bandy, both of Jonesboro, and Janice Carter of Fort Smith; and six grandchildren.
Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at Pine Log Cemetery, with Verlon Wood officiating. Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
SALEM -- Delbert Lavern Box, 62, of Salem died Tuesday, July 29, 2003 in Salem.
He worked as an auto body repairman and owned and operated Quality Used Cars. He was a member of the New Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church in Salem.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Box of the home; one son, Danny Box of Thayer, Mo.; one sister, Eveline Jones of Tyronza; one brother, Arlon Box of West Memphis; and four grandchildren, Nicolas Box, Lauren Taylor, Blaine Box and Shane Box.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim B. and Clara May Carruth Box, and one daughter, Tammy Taylor.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at Barker Funeral Home chapel in Salem, with the Rev. Bob McCool, the Rev. Anthony Trayler and the Rev. Nathan Dixon officiating. Burial will follow in Viola Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Eugene Birch, Carl March, William Holloway, Tommy Collins, Terry Gean and Leon Lundry.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Hope Lodge in St. Louis.
LEPANTO -- Ima Jewell Brown, 67, of Lepanto died Wednesday, July 30, 2003 at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis.
She was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief.
Survivors include two sons, Travis Brown of Tyronza and Ricky Brown of Black Oak; six daughters, Patricia Holt of Dyess, Carolyn Hindman of West Memphis, Patsy Talley and Darlene Brown, both of Concord, Sandy Wood of Olive Branch, Miss., and Mashell Bly of Payneway; two sisters Shirley Ohler of Keiser and Wanda Haygood of Waverly, Tenn.; two brothers, Robert Curtis of Missouri and Earl Curtis of Monette; 23 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mary Curtis.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza, with the Rev. Dale Duke officiating. Burial will follow in Potter Memorial Cemetery
Visitation will be from noon-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
WALDENBURG -- Malcolm Carpenter, 81, of Waldenburg died Wednesday, July 30, 2003 at Rose Skill Care Nursing Home.
Born at Red Bay, Ala., he was a retired farmer and attended Zion Lutheran Church in Waldenburg. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion C.C. Hill Post No. 14 at Harrisburg.
Survivors include his wife, Carmen Carpenter of Waldenburg; one daughter, Carolyn Harper of Helena; one son, Steve Carpenter of Waldenburg; two sisters, Willodean Hesse of Weiner and Ann Rorex of Waldenburg; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church at Waldenburg, with the Rev. Paul Leigeber officiating. Burial will follow in Waldenburg Cemetery
under the direction of Langford's Funeral Service of Jonesboro.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Weiner Fire Department, 101 North Washington St., Weiner 72475 or Zion Lutheran Church at Waldenburg.
CHEROKEE VILLAGE -- Leo Daniel, 54, of Cherokee Village died Wednesday, July 30, 2003 at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Daniel of Cherokee Village.
Arrangements will be announced by Heath Funeral Home Oak Hill Chapel of Hardy.
Edith Mary Davis, 93, of Bono, died Tuesday, July 29, at her residence.
Arrangements will be announced by Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro.
WILLISTON, TENN. -- Funeral services for Larry Joe Easley, 52, of Williston, formerly of Harrisburg, who died Tuesday, July 29, 2003 at his home, have been scheduled for 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home.
Gwen Hooker will officiate, and burial will follow in Tyronza Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will include Michael Vest, Shane Harbin, Corey Harbin, Matt Easley, Gary Easley and Doug Matthie.
He was born in Harrisburg and worked in construction.
Survivors include three sisters, Marilyn Vest and Debra Harbin, both of Wynne, and Rosana Sims of Williston; and three brothers, Terry Easley and Ronald Easley, both of Proctor, and Gary Easley of Wynne.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Easley and Shirley Mae Denton Easley, and one brother.
NEWPORT -- Raymond Lee Guin, 76, of Newport died Saturday, July 26, 2003 in Little Rock.
Born in Diaz, he served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War and had worked as a bartender. He was a member of Collier-Massey Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4683 in Newport and Umstead Memorial United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a sister, Opal Street of Bald Knob.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Hardester Guin and Mildred Kessell Guin Massey.
A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Jackson's Newport Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dale Street officiating. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
CHEROKEE VILLAGE -- Donald George Highberger, 70, of Cherokee Village died Tuesday, July 29, 2003 at Regional Medical Center of NEA.
Born in Independence, Kan., he was a Navy veteran and was of the Catholic belief. He had worked as an electrician for McDonnell-Douglas.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Mae Highberger of the home; two daughters, Susan Marie Groom of Cherokee Village and Gail Ann Frazier of Appling, Ga.; eight stepgrandchildren; and 13 stepgreat-grandchildren.
No services have been planned.
Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel of Highland is in charge of arrangements.