Donald Ray White
June 6th, 1954 - October 30th, 2015 (61 years old)
Donald Ray White, 61, of Dardanelle, AR, was called home to be with our Lord & Savior, Friday, October 30, 2015 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. He was born June 6, 1954 in Russellville, AR to Bobby Joe White & Faye Elizabeth Pless White. He is preceded in death by his parents; stepson, Timothy Wells and a sister, Sandy Jones. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Barbara White of Dardanelle; daughter, April White of Belleville; sister, Myra Price of Pottsville and several other relatives and friends. Donny was employed with Crane Nuclear Inc. He was a member of Mt. Carmel Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his family and loved his dogs. The family is honoring Donny’s wishes, with cremation & not having a service or visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Edward Earl Randall Jr.
June 7th, 1936 - November 7th, 2015 (79 years old)
Edward Earl Randall Jr., 79, of Dover went home to be with our Lord on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, at his residence with his wife of 58 years, Camille (Beverley), by his side. He was born June 7, 1936, in Port Arthur, Texas, to Edward Earl and Thelma Brebelle Randall. He proudly served our country as a member of United States Navy and was also the owner and operator of Eds Flags & Stuff in Dover. He is preceded in death by his parents; step-father, John A Brace Sr., and sister, Ruby Tankersley of Russellville. Survivors include his wife, Beverley Randall of Dover; granddaughter, Amy Jones and husband, Jeremy of Tennessee; five brothers and four sisters-in-law, John Brace Jr. and wife, Judy of Jacksonville, Fla., Robert Randall and wife, Shelda of Vidor, Texas, Arthur Randall of Hemphill, Texas, Timothy Randall and wife, Sabrina of Fannett, Texas, Mark Randall and wife, Misty of Fannett; five sisters and three brothers-in-law, Kathy Bartlett and husband, Dave of Slidell, La., Anna Adkins of Slidell, Marion Prince and husband, Larry of Port Arthur, Texas, Linda Morris and husband, Zim of Port Neches, Texas, Patti Linder and husband, Joey of Port Neches; other family members, Joanie Jones and Aline Jones, both of New Orleans; numerous nieces and nephews and many other cherished friends. There will be a memorial service for close friends announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project.
Larry Gene Whitbey
February 19th, 1970 - November 9th, 2015 (45 years old)
Larry Gene Whitbey, 45, of Atkins departed this life Monday, November 9, 2015 at St. Marys Regional Hospital in Russellville, AR. Larry was a loving son, husband, father, and grandfather. He was born February 19, 1970 in Portland, OR to Larry Don Whitbey and Carol Dean (Branscum). He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Clifford Whitbey; mother, Carol (Branscum); a sister, Debra Moore; a step-brother, Jerry Don Moore. Survivors include his wife, Christian (Eakin-McSwain) Whitbey; father and step-mother, Larry Don and Francis Whitbey; grandmother, Opal Whitbey; 2 step-brothers, Johnny and Jimmy Moore; son and daughter-in-law, Blake and Angel Whitbey; 2 grandaughters, Basia and Blaze Whitbey; and many special nieces, nephews, cousins and other friends and family. All services are private and under the care of Broussard Funeral Home. Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.
January 12th, 1925 - December 1st, 2015 (90 years old)
William Cullen "LOVER BOY" Chandler, 91 of Russellville, Arkansas died December 1, 2015 at his home. The son of Mr. William Chandler and Mrs. Mollie (Wilson) Chandler, he was born on January 12, 1925 in Russellville. Mr. Chandler was a member of New Prospect M.B.C. He is preceded in death by his parents and many close family members and friends. He was known as a care giver and not a taker. He lived a good life without regrets. He left us knowing that he leaves behind an expression that is imprinted in the hearts and minds of all who really knew him; as "LOVER BOY". Visitation will be Friday, December 4, from 5:00 to 6:00 PM, 2015 at Broussard Funeral Home Chapel in Russellville. Funeral service will be held Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 2pm at New Prospect M.B.C. with Reverend A. Lee Tyus officiating and Reverend John Dale Holland giving the Eulogy. Burial will be in Reed Cemetery under the direction of Broussard Funeral Home.
Willard Cecil Jackson
June 28th, 1949 - December 10th, 2015 (66 years old)
Willard Cecil Jackson, 66, Russellville, passed away at his home, Friday, December 10, 2015. He was born June 28, 1949, in Russellville, AR, to James Willard Jackson and Aretha James Jackson. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, James Roy Jackson, sister, Priscilla Williams, brother J.C. Jackson & sister Shirley Givan. He is survived by three sons, James Jackson, Fresno, CA, Cecil Jackson, Jr, Fresno, CA, Christopher Jackson, Merced, CA; two brothers, Elvin King Jackson & Yvonne, Raymond Jackson & Peggy; two sisters, Mamie Franklin & Thomas, Mary Etta Daniels; many special grandchildren and other close family members and friends. Cecil honorably served his country in the Army, during the Vietnam era. Visitation will be 6-8pm, Friday, December 18, 2015 at Broussard Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 2pm, Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Broussard Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Reed Cemetery, with Military Honors provided by the Rogers-Rye Post 2283, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Danny Ray Harris
December 12th, 1983 - December 11th, 2015 (32 years old)
Danny Ray Harris, Jr., 32, of Dardanelle, died Friday, December 11, 2015 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born February 22, 1983, in Sacramento, CA to Danny Ray Harris and Brenda Mallett Harris. He is preceded in death by his father and grandparent. He is survived by his children, Danny Harris, III, Peighton Harris & Ronnie Bell Harris; parents, Brenda & Mark Hudspeth, Briggsville; fiance', Laura Walton; siblings, Bobby Lloyd, Joey Harris, Shawna Sanchez, Billy & Shane Spitzer, Randy Willis & several other family members and friends. Visitation will be 5-7pm, Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at Broussard Funeral Home. Memorial service will be 2pm, Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Lighthouse Christian Center, 13113 West State Hwy 28, Rover, AR 72860, with Pastor Dan Osolin officiating.
July 3rd, 1943 - January 15th, 2015 (71 years old)
Robert William Mikel, 71, of Russellville departed this life Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at his home. He was born July 3, 1943, in Illinois to Virian and Dorethea Cass Mikel. He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson, Derrick Watson; and one brother John Virian. Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Marsha Todd Mikel; three sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff Taylor, Chris and Tammy Taylor, Derek and Jean Taylor; two sisters, Cheri Jonas and Debora Whitehead; nine grandchildren, Allen Taylor, Ethen Taylor, Brandon Taylor, Tiffany Littrell, Todd Taylor, Russell Taylor, Kyle Keeling, Mandy Keeling and David Heffernan; and six great-grandchildren. There will be a family conducted memorial service held at Harmony Freewill Baptist Church at 2 p.m. today. Please make any donations to Harmony Free Will Baptist Church.
March 17th, 1949 - January 19th, 2015 (65 years old)
Judy Dortch, 65, of Russellville, AR, died January 19, 2015. She was born March 17, 1949 in Corcoran, California to Harold Smith and Eva Mae Yodler. She is preceded in death by her son, Nathan Wilson; a sister, Sherri Smith; and a brother Jack Smith. She is survived by her husband, Bill Dortch; her mother, Eva Mae Roberson; one son, Bobby Dortch; three daughters, Tracy Elshamy, Deana Rodriguez, and Cheyenne Dortch; two sisters, Sonya Wagner and Patty Holland; eight grand children and four great grand children. A memorial service will be held at 5-7 pm, Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at Broussard Funeral Home Chapel.
David Kenneth Graham
April 9th, 1934 - January 24th, 2015 (80 years old)
David Kenneth Graham, 80, of Russellville, died Saturday, January 24, 2015. He was born April 9, 1934 in Subiaco, AR. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae Cochran Graham. He is survived by two brothers-in-law, Charles Cochran & wife Linda of London, RJ Cochran & wife Christine of London; two sisters-in-law, Dortha Harmon & husband Finis of Dover and Wanda Cochran of London and numerous nieces & nephews. Graveside funeral service & burial will be 10:00 am, Monday, January 26, 2015, at East Point Cemetery officiated by Bro. Brandon Laudell, under the direction of Broussard Funeral Home of Russellville.
February 16th, 1937 - January 29th, 2015 (78 years old)
Violet Harris Savage departed this life January 29 at River Valley Hospice House in Russellville. She was preceded in death by her husband Leonard Savage, parents Ruby and Eugene Harris and two grandsons John Samuel Keeling and Corey Savage. She is survived by one son and three daughters Jan Molder (Kevin) of Bryant, Cathi Savage of Belleville, Patti Savage Taylor of Springdale, and Keith Savage of Belleville; seven grandchildren Carson Molder, Christopher Savage, Kelly Savage, K C Savage, and Keri Savage Ramirez (Osmin) and 24 great-grandchildren. She is also, survived by three sisters Betty LaGrone and Joyce Davidson of Dover and Sue LaRue of Bentonville and a number of nieces and nephews. Private graveside services conducted by the family will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in North New Hope Cemetery north of Dover. All arrangements are under the direction of Broussard Funeral Home.
May 4th, 1959 - February 1st, 2015 (55 years old)
Teresa Denise Mitchell, 55, of Gravelly, Arkansas, departed this life Sunday, February 1, 2015. She was born May 4, 1959 to Oscar and Tressie Millard Chronister in little Rock. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Timothy Mitchell; two brothers, Woody and David Jones. Survivors include one son, Adam Mitchell and wife Kourtney; two daughters, Sarah Spears and husband Dwayne, and Darla Houston; two brothers, Bobby and Don Wilson; three sisters, Beulah Rustad, Laura Shreckise and Peggy Farmer; five grandchildren, Summer Mitchell, August and Lane Spears, Jazmine and Hanna Houston; and several nieces and nephews. The Funeral Service will be held at 11 A.M., Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Abundant Life United Pentecostal Church in Danville, Arkansas officiated by Bro. Duncan. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to service time. Burial will follow at Parks Cemetery in Nola, Arkansas under the direction of Broussard Funeral Home of Russellville.
Margaret Ann (Freeman) Curless
January 3rd, 1932 - February 14th, 2015 (83 years old)
Margaret Ann (Freeman) Curless, 83 of Russellville left to go to her Heavenly Home on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at UAMS Hospital in Little Rock after a traumatic head injury. She was born January 3, 1932 in Dardanelle to Jake Roy Jones and Edle Ola Stepps. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband J.T. Freeman, a great-grandchild, Jayce Fox and several brothers and sisters. Survivors include her husband, Fred Curless; four daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Gene McCurrie of Russellville, Betty and Jimmy Cowan of Dover, Shirley and Arley Hurst of Russellville, Teresa and Lenny Holbrook of Moreland; 13 grandchildren and their spouses, Carmon McCurrie, Eugenia McCurrie, Matt McCurrie and wife Clarrissa, Jimmy Cowan JR, Jason Cowan and wife Tracy, Robert Cowan and wife Miranda, Jerry Fox and wife Terry, Eric Fox, Ray Hurst, Crystal Hurst, Michael Holbrook and wife Toni, Johnathan Holbrook, Melissa Kellerhals and husband Michael; 22 great-grandchildren and other family and friends. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, February 18, 2014 at the Broussard Funeral Home Chapel, burial will follow at North New Hope Cemetery, north of Dover. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren, Carmon McCurrie, Matthew McCurrie, Jimmy Cowan, Jason Cowan, Robert Cowan, Michael Holbrook, Johnathan Holbrook, Jerry Fox and Eric Fox.
Mary Louise Tucker
June 20th, 1928 - February 18th, 2015 (86 years old)
Mary Louise Tucker, 86 of Pottsville departed this life Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at the Arkansas River Valley Hospice Home. She was born June 20, 1928 in Pottsville to Frank and Reba Robinson Wheeler. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Mace Lemoyn Tucker; one son Joel Tucker and a brother Jimmie Wheeler. Louise was a retired LPN and a charter member of the Pottsville Assembly of God. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Elizabeth and Jerry Metz of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Karen and Kenneth Vance of Whitefield, Oklahoma; three sisters, Ellen Sue Roberts of Pottsville, Sylvia Carey of Iowa, Jearldean Shinn of Pottsville; six grandchildren, Shawna Wood, Scott Metz, Kimberly Abe, Mitchell Wheeler, Alisa Thomas, Christian Gill; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and a daughter-in-law, Rae Tucker and other family and friends. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the Broussard Funeral Home Chapel officiated by Pastor, Jearldean Shinn and Pastor, Brian Ryals. Burial will be in Pisgah Cemetery in Pottsville. Visitation will be one hour before service time. Memorials may be made in her name to the Arkansas Hospice, 2405 E. Parkway Suite 3, Russellville, AR 72801.
Eileen M. Skala
July 16th, 1931 - February 23rd, 2015 (83 years old)
Eileen M. Skala of Russellville, departed this life Monday, February 23, 2015 at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. She was born July 16, 1931 in Springfield, Mass., to Edward and Ruby Sweeny Bilodeau. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Patricia Bilodeau. Survivors include her husband, John Skala; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Rhonda Bolanis, Matthew and Angela Bolanis all of Russellville; one daughter, Michele Turner of Russellville; six grandchildren, Shay, Bailie, Dylan, Dalton, Alex, Braden and other family and friends. A celebration of Eileen's life will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the Broussard Funeral Home Chapel.