Joy Allene Almond Staggs
Joy Allene Almond Staggs, a resident of the Russellville Nursing Center in Russellville, Arkansas died Wednesday, June 24, 2009.
She was born in De Queen and was a member of the Crow Mountain Baptist Church.
Mrs. Staggs was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Ruel K. Staggs and her parents, John and Pearl Martin Almond.
She is survived by one son, Ruel Eugene Staggs of Benton, Arkansas ; two daughters, Ruelene Cothern of Russellville, Arkansas and Diane Gibbs of Hot Springs, Arkansas ; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside Funeral Services for Mrs. Staggs will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 27, 2009 in the Old Piney Cemetery
with Rev. John Henry Williams officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.
Howard M. Latimer
Mr. Howard Melvin Latimer, 78, a resident of Lockesburg died Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at his home.
He was born May 23, 1931 in Lockesburg. He was the owner of Latimer Insurance Agency, a member of the First Baptist church of Lockesburg where he served as a deacon and as the former music director. He lived on and operated his family farm.
Mr. Latimer was preceded in death by his parents, O.O. and Zaddie Holt Latimer.
He is survived by his wife, Anna Jane Barry Latimer, two sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Kathy Latimer of Cabot, AR, Doug and Darla Latimer of Greenbriar, AR, one daughter and son-in-law Janelle and Jesse Mahan of Ozark, AR, one brother Robert Hal Latimer of Philadelphia, PA, and two sisters, Joann Tollett of Pittsburg, TX, and Madeline Beitel of Houston, TX, 8 grandchildren, Brett, Chris, Tyler and Colton Latimer, Sarah and Jared Corn and Rebecca, James and Hannah Mahan and 3 great grandchildren.
Funeral Services for Mr. Latimer will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, June27, 2009 in the Lockesburg First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jack Gilliland officiating. Burial will follow in the Bellville Cemetery
under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. The Family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday June 26, 2009 at the Funeral Home.
Margarita Antunez, age 45, a resident of Wickes, Arkansas, died Wednesday, June 24, 2009 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas.
She was born December 30, 1963 in Mexico to Agustin Antunez and Teofila Aguilar. She was a homemaker and a Catholic.
She is survived by 3 sons, 3 daughters and 5 grandsons.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Antunez will be held at 4:00 p.m., Friday, June 26, 2009 in the Mission San Juan Diego Catholic Church in Wickes. Burial will follow in the Grannis Cemetery.
Mrs. Icie Osborn, age 93, a resident of Provo, died Wednesday, June 24, 2009 in the Pleasant Manor Nursing Home in Ashdown.
She was born September 29, 1915 in Provo, Arkansas. She was a homemaker and attended the Presbyterian Church.
Mrs. Osborn was preceded in death by her parents Robert and Willer Lee Ransom; her husband, Curtis E. Osborn on November 25, 2002; two sisters, Zena Jegstrup and Era Parsons.
She is survived by two sisters, Rena Webb and Chloe Hawthorne both of De Queen, a very special niece, Betty Jewell of Ashdown and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Osborn will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 27, 2009 in the Provo Presbyterian Church with Rev. Clayton Crow officiating. Burial will follow in the McHorse Cemetery
under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.
Hazel A. Allums
Hazel Allums, 89 of Texarkana, Tx and formally of De Queen died Friday June 19, 2009 in local hospital. She was born on February 21, 1920 in Deberry, Tx. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church-Moores Lane.
Mrs. Allums was preceded in death by her husband Wilbur Allums.
She is survived by five daughters; Shirley Patin of DeQueen, Ar, Pat Sikes of Dallas, Tx, Carol Sikes of Sherwood, Ar, June Whittington of Frisco, Tx and Judy Bigham of Redwater, Tx; two brothers; E.W. Todd of Oil City, La, and J.R. Todd of Hampton, Ar; three sisters Jewel Buck of Wapauca, Wi, Joycie Caldwell of Pineville, La and Christeene Moore of Vivian, LA. 8 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 2P.m. Monday June22, 2009 at East Funeral Home-Moores Lane. Burial will be in East Memorial Gardens under the direction of East Funeral Home-Moores Lane.
Family will receive friends from 3 to 5 Sunday June 21, 2009 at east Funeral Home- Moores Lane.
Lilla Edith Sullivan Hendrix
Mrs. Lilla Edith Sullivan Hendrix, age 102, a resident of Horatio, Arkansas, died Saturday, June 20, 2009 in De Queen, Arkansas.
She was born March 15, 1907 in Polk Co. She was an educator, banker, community volunteer, musician, gardener and tireless worker in the 1st Baptist Church of Horatio.
Mrs. Hendrix was preceded in death by her parents, William Henderson and Docia Jacobs Sullivan and husband, Carl E. Hendrix, Sr.
She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, C.E. and Jan Hendrix, Jr. and one daughter and son-in-law, Edith and Wilburn Smith all of Horatio; three grandchildren, Liz (Todd) Trimble of Horatio, Ned (Dani) Hendrix of Little River Country Club and Margaret (Michael) Griffin of Texarkana, TX; great-grandchildren, Lauren Trimble, Reece Griffin, Drew Hendrix, Ben Hendrix; one sister-in-law, Jean Hendrix of Williamsburg, VA and many other beloved relatives and friends..
Funeral Services for Mrs. Hendrix will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 22, 2009 in the Horatio First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Horatio Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends on Sunday, June 21, 2009 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Wilkerson Funeral Home in DeQueen.
The family requests in lieu of food that donations be made to the Horatio Community Food Depot. Memorials may be made to the Carl E. Hendrix and Lilla S. Hendrix scholarship fund at Ouachita University, 410 Ouachita Street, Arkadelphia, AR 71998 -001 or the charity of your choice.
Juanita Y. Hamlin Reves
Mrs. Juanita Y. Hamlin Reves, age 78, a resident of De Queen, Arkansas, died Saturday, June 20, 2009 in Broken Bow, Oklahoma.
She was born October 18, 1930 in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. She loved to work in her yard, feeding the birds, painting and sewing.
Mrs. Reves was preceded in death by her husband, Burl Tom Reves on May 10, 1993; parents, Jack and Viola Plum Hamlin; two brothers, Clarence and J.V. Hamlin.
She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Karen Plum of Broken Bow, Oklahoma; one granddaughter, Kerry Dial; four grandsons, Mark and Rick Billingsley, Kenny and Dean Alexander; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Lois and Pat Campbell of Broken Bow, Dolly Whitehead of Broken Bow and Margaret and George Burns of Idabel, Oklahoma; several great-grandchildren, three great great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and many friends in De Queen.
Graveside Services for Mrs. Reves will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 23, 2009 in the Redmen Cemetery
with Dean Smith officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.
Mary Ann Hanlon Campbell
Mrs. Mary Ann Hanlon Campbell, age 67, a resident of Texarkana, Texas, and former resident of Lockesburg, Ark., died Thursday, June 18, 2009 at her home.
She was born to Russell and Leona Bennett Hanlon in West Virginia on February 4, 1942. She worked in facility maintenance, as well as a homemaker. She was a Christian, and was a member of the Pentecostal Church. She enjoyed drawing, writing, gardening, arts, and crafts.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband, William H. Campbell of Texarkana, Texas; six daughters, Carol Sue Heath of Cecilia, Kentucky, Deborah Conner of Oklahoma City, Okla., Donna Lockhart of Texarkana, Texas, Mary Jansen of Fouke, Arkansas, Nora Sterling of Texarkana, Arkansas, and Lina Spears of Camden, Arkansas, one son, William Carl Campbell of Camden, Ark.; twenty-four grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, and a number of other relatives.
Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ann Campbell will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 20, 2009 in the Moran Cemetery, Valliant, Oklahoma, with Bro. Sam Hendricks, and Bro. Don Attaway officiating, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen, Ark. The family will receive friends at Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, June 19th
Billy Joe Tinkes
Mr. Billy Joe Tinkes, a 56, a resident of Wickes, Arkansas, died Wednesday, June 10th at Wickes, Ark.
He was born to Clifford and Ann Briggs Tinkes at Ashdown, Arkansas, on November 11, 1952. He was a logging contractor, and enjoyed motorcycles and hunting.
He was preceded in death by his son, Jake Parker Tinkes, his father, Clifford Tinkes, and a brother, Perry Dale Tinkes.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Lynn Counts Tinkes of Wickes, three daughters, Kassie Jo Tinkes, Jaclyn Karlie Tinkes, and Jacie Kaylyn Tinkes all of Wickes, his mother Ann Briggs Tinkes of Lockesburg, Arkansas, three brothers, Gary Tinkes of Winthrop, Bradley Tinkes of Red Water, Texas, and Alvin Tinkes of Malvern, Arkansas, one sister, Barbara Tunnell of Winthrop, two grandchildren, Tucker Jordan Hall, and Henry David Evans, and a number of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral Services for Mr. Billy Tinkes will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 13th in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Daniel Cemetery, Wickes, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, June 12th.
Quentious Arlington Crews
Mr. Quentious Arlington Crews, age 77, a resident of Rogers, Arkansas died Saturday, December 5, 2009 at his home. He was born January 14, 1932 in De Queen.
Quentious grew up in De Queen attending De Queen High School where he played all sports making All-State in Football. He was also an Eagle Scout. After graduation from high school, Quentious played ball at Southern State (SAU) in Magnolia. After two years, he transferred to AR A&M where he received All AIC and All-American honors in 1955. After graduating from college, Quentious went into Officer's training for the US Marine Corps and was commissioned as Lieutenant. After being honorably discharged from the Marines, Quentious came back to Arkansas to coach. In 1967 he started coaching at Ouachita Baptist University with his lifelong friend Coach Buddy Benson. He coached there until he took the head coaching position at UAM in Monitcello, Arkansas, 1975. After coaching, Quentious owned and operated Baker's Easy Pay Store in Prescott, Arkansas until he retired in 2007. Quentious loved to play, coach, and watch sports, and he loved his family.
Quentious is preceded in death by his parents Sam Alvin Crews and Mattie Mildred Speaks Crews. He is survived by his wife Faye of the home, his brother Wendell Crews and wife Avis of Pikeville, TN, his sister Rhonda Crews Woodruff and husband Jim of Rogers, AR, three nephews, Gary Crews of Dallas, TX, Kyle Woodruff and his fiancée CeCe Plafcan, and Patrick Woodruff and wife Meredith, a great nephew Cole Crews Woodruff all of Rogers, AR, a step daughter Candy Haller of Lowell, AR, a step grandson, Michael John Haller and wife Caroline and step great granddaughter Crawley Haller all of Bentonville, AR, an uncle Donald Crews and wife Dorinda of Hamburg, AR, and a cousin Barbara Wallace and husband Dr. John of Dallas, TX.
Funeral Services for Mr. Crews will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 11, 2009 in the Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Hebert officiating. Burial will follow in the Redmen Cemetery. Donations may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 2222, Little Rock, AR 72203, or a charity of your choice.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday, December 10th at the funeral home and 9:00 a.m. until service time on Friday, December 11th.