Geritha ‘Dink’ Looney
Geritha “Dink” Looney, 78, of Humnoke, died Monday, June 7, 2004.
She is survived by her husband, Warner; three sons, Bill Looney of Sherwood, Jesse Looney of DeWitt, and Gary Looney, Bald Knob; three daughters, Joan Crawford, Humnoke, Sharon Cauley, England, Susan Wiles, Carlisle; nine grandchildren and nine great-grand-children; three brothers, Farrell Rockwell, Bill Rockwell and Garland Rockwell, all of Humnoke; six sisters, Rosie Carter, Humnoke, Violet Jones, Wabbaseka, Louise O’Neal, Cabot, Dorothy Rose, Hensley, Betty Underwood, Carlisle and Elaine Kimsey of Stuttgart.
Funeral services were Thursday, June 10, at Rowe’s Chapel Church with interment in Hamilton Cemtery.
Mary Margaret Engel
Mary Margaret Engel of North Little Rock, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and Catholic Daughters of America.
She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Snow of Sherwood; two sons, Jeffrey Engel of Sherwood and Gregory Lee Engel of North Little Rock; three grandchildren; six sisters; one brother.
Memorials may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Building Fund.
Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Private burial will be at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery. Rosary service will be at 7 p.m. Friday at North Little Rock Funeral Home.
James Berford Tucker, 92, of Little Rock died April 5, 2005.
He was a Major in the United States Air Force; after retirement he owned and operated Quality Auto Sales in North Little Rock.
He is survived by his wife, Thelma Cain Tucker; his stepchildren, Jade C. Marshall of Yorba Linda, CA, Louie H. Lem of Cabot, Joe C. Lem of Little Rock, and Martha Johnson of Napa, Idaho; nine step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held April 7, in the chapel of Griffin Leggett Healey and Roth in Little Rock. Graveside service with full military honors was held April 8, at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Rockwall, TX.
Thomas Berry Gentry, 74, died April 6, 2005.
He is survived by his children, Lynn, Mary Gay, Judy Kay and Steve; sisters, Hazel Akins and Verna Campbell of Lonoke; and grandchildren. Funeral services were held April 8, at Boyd Funeral Home in Lonoke, with interment in Lonoke Cemetery.
Alma Juanita Noble
Alma Juanita Jones Noble, 88, of Ward, died April 6, 2005.
She spent the greater part of her life in Cabot. She and her husband owned and operated the Noble and Carroll Lion Oil Bulk Plant until their retirement in 1980. She was a member of the Cabot United Methodist Church for over 50 years and a former member of the Order of Eastern Star. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, R.E. Noble; son, Larry; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held April 9, at Cabot United Methodist Church. Internment was in Mount Carmel Cemetery in Cabot.
Mary Etta Moore
Mary Etta Moore, 78, of Cabot, died April 9, 2005.
She retired from Remington Arms after 15 years. She is survived by daughters, Elizabeth Ann Coffelt of Carlisle and Shelli Bland of Searcy; son, Raymond Moore of Conway; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wed., April 13, at Arkansas Memorial Gardens.
Helen I. Davis
Helen I. (Whitt) Davis, 77, of Independence, MO, formerly of Roland, died April 8, 2005.
She retired from Asbury Methodist Church in Little Rock.
She is survived by her son, William Earl Smith of Ferndale; daughters, Sonseeahray LaPee and Nancy Lachance, both of Independence, MO; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters: Mamie Braun of Cabot, and Nancy Emison of Jacksonville.
Services will be 10 a.m. Fri., April 15 at Speaks Suburban Chapel, with interment in Oak Ridge Memory Gardens.
Ruth Howe, 95, of England, died April 10, 2005.
She was the oldest member of County Line Missionary Baptist Church.
She is survived by daughters, Betty Wharton of England, and Bille Vandervort of Hackett; three grandchildren; six great-grandsons; and sisters, Dot Underwood and Helen Zandopky both of Corvallis, OR.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Wed., April 13, at County Line Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Tom Greenleaf and Bro. Chuck Trusty officiating.
A graveside service will follow at Mulberry Cemetery.
Charles Van Nostrand
Charles Robert Van Nostrand, 68, of Jacksonville died April 10, 2005.
Van Nostrand graduated from Jacksonville High School.
He was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville, a lifelong member of Jacksonville Sertoma Club and a member of the Jacksonville Volunteer Fire Department. He also coached Pee Wee and Little League baseball in Jacksonville for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Colleen of the home; daughter, Karen Wisniewski of Houston, TX; son, Steve Van Nostrand of Jacksonville; mother, Beatrice Van Nostrand of Jacksonville; and four grandchildren.
A funeral service was held April 12 at First United Methodist Church. Burial followed at Chapel Hill Memorial Park in Jacksonville.
Memorial donations may be made to Charles Stuck Scholarship Fund, c/o First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville, American Cancer Society or CARTI, in Little Rock.
Oneda McCree McFadden, 91, of Rose City, died, April 9, 2005.
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, and for the past year lived at the Golden Years Manor in Lonoke.
She is survived by son, Jimmy McFadden of North Little Rock; daughter in-law, Jo Lynn McFadden of Lonoke; three granddaughters; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Humane Society of Pulaski County, Little Rock.
Funeral services were held April 11 at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Nicholas Pehosh, of Ward, died April 7, 2005.
He retired from the U.S. Navy after 22 years at the rank of Chief Warrant Officer.
His survivors include his son, Michael Pehosh of Potomac Falls, VA; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law Charles George of Cabot, and Joe Yaworske of Mayfield, PA.
Funeral services were held April 11at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.
Linda Jenkins, 64, of Lonoke, died April 10, 2005.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Jenkins; son, Amos Owen Jenkins of Lonoke; daughter, Robbie Wakefield of Carlisle; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, T.O. Ford, Jr., of Lonoke, William Ford of Arizona, and Daniel Ford of Pine Bluff; sisters, Josephine Cott and Joyce Marie Bevil of Helena, and Betty Reynolds of Texas.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m., Wed., April 13, at Old Carlisle Cemetery.
Robert “Bobby” Offord, 65, died April 6,, 2005.
His survivors include his wife, Christene Offord; daughters, Barbara Ann, Ruth Ann Cole, Novella, Loretta McGee and Shannon Offord, and son, Michael Offord, all of Beebe; stepson, Ray Miller; stepdaughter, Barbara Scull; sisters, Emma Gean of Beebe, Annette Harris of Jacksonville, Louise Turner and Diane Jones both of North Little Rock; 20 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Thurs., April 14, at Boyd Funeral Home in Lonoke with interment in St. Matthew Cemetery in Kerr.
Louise Bauer, 80, of Seabrook, TX, died April 5, 2005.
A memorial mass will be held at 10 a.m., Fri., April 15, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Morrison Bluff.
She was a member of the St. Paul Catholic Church in Nassau Bay, TX.
She is survived by her children, Judy Bauer of Seabrook, TX; and Rich Bauer of Ward; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to the Harris County Public Library and sent to Evelyn Meador Branch Library, c/o Greg Burns, 2400 N. Meyer Road, Seabrook, TX 77586.
Mary Lou King
Mary Lou King, 73, of Sherwood, died April 6, 2005.
She was a member of Victory Missionary Baptist Church in Sherwood. She is survived by her daughter, Rama L. Bryant, of Sherwood; son, Raymond E. King, Jr., of Little Rock; four granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral Services were held April 8 at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Chapel in North Little Rock. Interment followed at Rest Hills Cemetery. Memorials may be made in to Arkansas Hospice in Little Rock. She is survived by her son, Doyle Jones of Marion; daughters, Sandra Robertson of Paragould, and Sharon of Sherwood; brother, Bobby Fahr of Rector; sisters, Jan Sanborn of Ash Flat, Lindall Farmer of Lancaster, CA, Carolyn Latta of San Diego, CA, Sue Smith of Rector, and Darlyn Pole of Union City, TN; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held April 12, at the Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel in Rector.