PARIS — Glyndora “Dora” Brooks, 61, of Paris, formerly of Charleston, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, in Paris. She was nurses aide and cook at Greenhurst Nursing Home in Charleston, and of the Baptist faith.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris with burial at Parks Cemetery in Charleston.
She is survived by a daughter, Keila Melton of Paris; two sons, Ricky and Randy Brooks, both of Paris; two sisters, Glynda Allen and Vonda Williams, both of Paris; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Larry Lievsay, Hershel Sloan, Danny Wesson, Trung Pham, Kriss and Fred Schaffer.
The family will visit with friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
COAL HILL — Carla Dawn Williams, 45, of Coal Hill died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005, in Albuquerque, N.M. She was a nurse.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Jamestown Assembly of God in Clarksville with burial at Hess Cemetery in Coal Hill under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home of Clarksville.
She is survived by her husband, Michael; a daughter, Leah Brown of Coal Hill; two sons, Brandon Parker of Coal Hill and Hank Williams of Clarksville; her parents, Lawrence and Shirley Parker of Coal Hill; a sister, Tracy Warren of Coal Hill; a brother, Larry Parker of Ozark; and seven grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Randy Muldoon, Chris and Bret Nagel, Jerry Parker, Tommy Hanson and Ronnie Fannon.
The family will visit with friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
RUDY — Marjorie Byrl Harbert, 68, of Rudy died Monday, Jan. 31. 2005, in a local nursing home. She was born Feb. 14, 1936, in Indianapolis. She was a homemaker.
Graveside service will be 3 p.m. today at Antioch Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel of Fort Smith.
She is survived by a daughter, Pamela Gish of Arizona; two sons, Randall Noreen of Roanoke, Va., and Jeffery Noreen of Nevada; a sister, Mary Russell of Rudy; and two grandchildren.
The body may be viewed 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today.
RUSSELLVILLE — Agnes Foster Estep, 88, of Russellville died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, in Russellville. She was born Nov. 24, 1916, in Midway. She was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Russellville.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Elsworth Cemetery in Midway under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.
She is survived by a daughter, Janet Duryea of Russellville; a son, Rick Estep of Russellville; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at the funeral home until 9 p.m. today.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 320 N. Greenwood Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72901.
Charles Theron Rogers, 46, of Van Buren died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, in a local hospital. He was a retired pharmacy technician at Sparks Regional Medical Center.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Cremation under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Van Buren.
He is survived by his wife, Cathy; a daughter, Morgan Rogers of the home; a son, Ian Rogers of the home; his mother, Alice Rogers of Fort Smith; and two brothers, Kinzey Rogers of Fort Smith and Brian Rogers of Russellville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Charles Rogers Education Fund for his surviving children, c/o Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Account No. 700-140-638, in Van Buren.
DYER — Lila Mae Schroder, 70, of Dyer died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, in a local hospital. She was born Feb. 27, 1934, in Fort Smith. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ocker Funeral Home Chapel in Alma with burial at Locke Cemetery in Mountainburg.
She is survived by her husband, Mel; a daughter, Lori Cameron of Alma; a son, Robert Smith of California; her mother, Jessie Hudson of Mountainburg; three sisters, Doris Jones, Charlene Bradshaw and Betty Dixon, all of Mountainburg; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Okey Jones Jr., Lee Jackson, Calvin Bradshaw, Jerry VanZee, Lloyd Cameron and Ray Rippee.
Bob Del Clark, 68, of Fort Smith died Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, in a Fort Smith hospital. He was a member of Goddard United Methodist Church and a salesman for Simple Simon’s Pizza.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. today at Grand Avenue Baptist Church with burial at Oak Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home of Fort Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Sandy; two sons, Stan Clark of Fort Smith, and Ken Clark of Muldrow; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jim Hargrove, Bill Gordon, Danny Gardner, Allen Tate, James DuMont and Randy Lloyd.
Memorial contributions may be made to River Valley Christian School Bible Department, P.O. Box 3366, Fort Smith, AR 72913-3366; or Bob Clark Memorial Roland High School Activities Fund, P.O. Box 308, Roland, OK 74954.
GREENWOOD — Mona B. McGee, 91, of Greenwood died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, in Greenwood. She was a homemaker, a member of Greenwood United Methodist Church, and the widow of Willie McGee.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with burial at Liberty Cemetery in Greenwood.
She is survived by two brothers, Autry Basham of Mansfield and Perry Basham of Dayton.
The body may be viewed 1 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
BOONEVILLE — Charles Weep “Charlie” Rhodes, 78, of Booneville died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, in Booneville. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Booneville where he served as church custodian for many years.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Booneville under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.
He is survived by his wife, Floy.
Pallbearers will be Rodney Sing, Jim West, Ron Cooney, Van Kirkpatrick, Leon Boersma and Don Dunn. Honorary pallbearers will be the Adult Three Sunday school class.
Anthony J. Siebenmorgen
Anthony J. Siebenmorgen, 72, of Scranton died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005. He was a retired row crop and dairy farmer and a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Morrison Bluff and Sts. Peter & Paul Men’s Society. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Anna Geels Siebenmorgen; a grandson, Matthew Siebenmorgen; a brother, George Siebenmorgen; and a sister, Sister Annene Siebenmorgen, OSB.
Rosary will be 6:30 p.m. today at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Morrison Bluff. Mass and burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and Cemetery under the direction of Roller Funeral Home of Paris.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Benita Wewers Siebenmorgen of the home; five sons and daughters-in-law, Terrence and Patty Siebenmorgen of Fayetteville, Michael and Susana Siebenmorgen of Fort Smith, Kenneth and Sharon Siebenmorgen of Central City and Dennis and Pam Siebenmorgen and David and Paula Siebenmorgen, all of Morrison Bluff; three daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and Steve Auchterlonie of Lee’s Summit, Mo., and Doris and Greg Williams and Ramona and Doug Deen, all of Conway; two brothers, Joseph Siebenmorgen Jr. of Morrison Bluff and William Siebenmorgen of Longview, Texas; three sisters, Beatrice Schlaf of Fort Smith, Magelagen Cesare of Hicksville Long Island, N.Y., and Mary Ann Weisenfels of Morrison Bluff; and 21 grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Randy, Kevin and Donald Siebenmorgen, Adrian Weisenfels, Francis Raible and Herbert Geels.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Subiaco Abbey for Retired Priests, Subiaco, AR 72865; Mass intentions; or Logan County Hospice Home Care, 501 S. Lowder, Paris.
Judy Karr, 62, of Van Buren died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005, in a local hospital. She was a homemaker.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fairview Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.
She is survived by a daughter, Donna Thomas of Van Buren; a son, Eric Karr of Alma; a sister, Sharon Pawlowski of Murrieta, Calif.; two brothers, Olen Adams of Covina, Calif., and Carl Adams of Santa Ana, Calif.; and three grandchildren.
SOUTH FULTON, Tenn. — Ruth Margaret Price Gillian, 84, of South Fulton, formerly of Clarksville, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005, in Fulton, Ky. She was born April 27, 1920, in Russellville. She was retired from Morton Foods in Russellville and was the widow of Raymond Price and James Gillian.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel in Clarksville with burial at Oakland Cemetery in Russellville.
She is survived by a daughter, Juanita Wyatt of South Fulton; five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
The family will visit with friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Ruth Henshaw Ragsdale
Ruth Henshaw Ragsdale (a.k.a. Granny), age 93, of Little Rock died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005, at Arkansas Hospice St. Vincent Doctors Hospital in Little Rock.
Granny was born Oct. 7, 1911, in Camden and lived in Fort Smith until she moved to Little Rock to be near her family.
Granny was predeceased by her husband, Goah Columbus “Rags” Ragsdale, in 1985; and by her parents; two brothers; three sisters; and one son-in-law, C. Randolph Warner.
Granny is survived by her daughters, Phyllis Anne Hitt and husband Mel of Kenner, La., and Barbara Sue Warner (Mrs. C. Randolph) of Little Rock; grandchildren, Coty Haynes of Cabot, Holly Haynes of Little Rock, and Larson Haynes of Minnesota; two great-grandchildren, Chase Haynes of Little Rock and Dillon Haynes of Minnesota; her sister, Beatrice (Babe) Wilcox of El Dorado; one niece, Loraine Berlin of El Dorado; and two special friends, Beth Haynes and Terry Ruffin.
Service arrangements are by Griffin Leggett Healey and Roth Funeral Home, 5800 W. 12th St., Little Rock, (501) 661-9111. Graveside services will be Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, at 10 a.m. at El Dorado at Arlington Cemetery.
Granny was a wonderful homemaker, beloved mother and grandmother. She was very active and dedicated to her church, the First Methodist Church in Fort Smith. She loved her church circles, Sunday school class, Pacesetters, and never met a stranger. Her favorite pastime was talking to everyone. You could leave the room, come back thirty minutes later and she was still talking as if you had never left.
The family thanks the staff of Arkansas Hospice for their special love and care for Granny. Special thanks to Kannan, and nurses Jan, Penny and David.
In Little Rock, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 5600 W. 12th St., Little Rock, AR 72204; or St. James United Methodist Church, 321 Pleasant Valley Drive, Little Rock, AR 72212.
In Fort Smith, memorial contributions may be made to First Methodist Church, 200 N. 15th, Fort Smith, AR 72901.
Joseph Eugene Richard Gauthier Sr.
Joseph Eugene Richard Gauthier Sr. passed away in Fort Smith on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2005. Joseph was born on Nov. 9, 1940, in Hartford, Conn. He served in the Air Force and was a police officer in Larimer County, Colo.
Joseph is survived by his wife, Jean; a daughter, Jackie Ireland of Fort Collins, Colo.; one son, Joseph Eugene Richard Gauthier Jr. of Fort Smith; a sister, Lillian Gustafson of Fort Collins; a brother, Robert Gauthier of Simsbury, Conn.; and eight grandchildren, Brian, Sean, Bethany and Geoffrey Ireland, Richard and Nicholas Gauthier, Joseph Gauthier III and Eric Kroth.
Services were held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fentress Mortuary Chapel with interment at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith, all under the direction of Fentress Mortuary.