December 29th, 1980 - January 13th, 2016 (35 years old)
Janna Shurie (Stephenson) McEntire, 35, of Spring, TX passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. She married her husband, Nick McEntire on December 4, 2010 at Mt Nebo State Park. An accomplished vocalist, Janna attended Arkansas Tech University for music and nursing. She was a devoted wife and loving mother and enjoyed spending quality time with her family and friends. She is preceded in death by her adopted father, E.A.(Bully) Stephenson; grandmother, Zaira Counterman; grandfather, James Waters; grandfather, Dr. Philip Isham; multiple friends and family. Survivors include her husband, Nick McEntire; two daughters, Brentlie Shurie Stephenson-McEntire and RossLynn Grace McEntire; mother, Sharon Reynolds; two special fathers, Thomas Reynolds and Tim Isham; step-mother, Karen Isham; mother-in-law, Karen McEntire; fourteen siblings, Francis Beard, Ricky Reynolds and wife Dorine, Michael Isham, Philip Isham, sister-in-law, Danielle Collins, Eddie Stephenson, Buster Stephenson, Butch Stephenson, Rickie Stephenson, Mark Stephenson, Shirley Guthrie, Linda Mobley, Trish Miller, Timothy Stephenson, and Auneen Brawley; grandmother, Carley Malone; grandmother, Doris Reynolds; ten nieces and nephews; three canine companions and many other extended family members and special friends. A visitation will be held on Friday, January 22, 2016 from 3pm to 9pm at Broussard Funeral Home Chapel in Russellville. A funeral service to cherish and celebrate Jannas life will be held 2pm on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Broussard Chapel with Randy Courtney officiating. Burial will follow immediately at Pisgah Cemetery under the direction of Broussard Funeral Home.
December 24th, 1978 - January 21st, 2016 (37 years old)
Dennis Jay Presley, 37, of Russellville, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016 in Russellville, AR. He was born in Searcy on December 24, 1978 to Eddie Presley and Jean Payne Presley. He was a graduate of Russellville High School. Dennis was a loving son, father, husband, brother, uncle, and dear friend. He is survived by his wife, Ashley Presley; two daughters, Addison Grayce and Alexis-Aubrey Fayth Presley; father Eddie Presley and step-mother Helen Presley; mother Jean Payne Presley; sister Sheryl Presley; niece, Arin Nicole Presley. A visitation to celebrate Dennis life will be 7PM-9PM Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Broussard Funeral Chapel in Russellville. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Richard Leon Moyer
February 18th, 1950 - January 31st, 2016 (65 years old)
Richard Leon Moyer, 65, of London, AR passed away on Sunday January 31, 2016 at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle, AR. He was born February 18, 1950 to the late John Marvin Moyer and Alice Charlotta (Morgan) Moyer in Gideon, MO. He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Marvin Moyer and Bob Page; two sisters, Katherine Williams and Alice Irene Moyer. Survivors include a brother, Harold Moyer and wife Verla; two sisters, Iva McKinney, and Lois Price; sister-in-law, Jennie Page; and numerous other loving close family members and friends. Visitation will be held Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Broussard Funeral Home Chapel in Russellville, AR. A graveside service will be held 2PM Friday, February 5, 2016 at Shoptaw Cemetery in London, AR.
February 13th, 1947 - February 3rd, 2016 (69 years old)
Anita Rae (Henson) Davis, 68, of Mountain Home passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Russellville. She was born on Feb. 13, 1947, in Richmond, Calif. to J.W. and Wanda (Dickey) Henson. She graduated top of her class at Mt. Judea High School in 1965, and had the pleasure of attending her 50 year class reunion this past fall. She attended Arkansas Tech University and achieved a BS in Business and Education. Her career led her to becoming Secretary at the State Capitol, to the banking industry and to teaching in Arizona and Guam. In 2013, Anita retired from Pinkston Middle School in Mountain Home. She was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, friend and a faithful member of the Church of Christ for 53 years. She was preceded in death by her father, J.W. Henson; maternal grandparents, Ben and Vera Dickey; paternal grandparents, Richard and Nancy Henson. Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Douglas E. Davis; her mother, Wanda (Dickey) Henson; a son, Richard Davis and wife, Melinda; a precious granddaughter, Paisley Rae Davis; a brother, Jerry Henson; a sister, Bettye Wade and husband, Tony; many nieces, nephews and other loving family members; and a host of close friends. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Church of Christ in Bellefonte, Ark., with Minister Dan Lightfoot officiating. A private family burial will follow under the direction of Broussard Funeral Home of Russellville. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Orphans Life International. Family has requested that friends and family share memories of Anita and how they knew her on the funeral home website.
S. Wayne Ray
June 28th, 1936 - February 6th, 2016 (79 years old)
Rev Wayne Ray, 79, of Hector stepped into his new home that he made reservations for over 50 years ago, when he asked Jesus Christ for forgiveness of sin and to be his Lord and Savior. He praised and prayed without ceasing, keeping his heart ready for the rapture or grave. Wayne was an ordained Assembly of God minister. He pastored, and filled in wherever God opened a door, he and his wife walked in. He loved working for God. Wayne took Gods word as it says; sin is sin, there will be no excuses. He would say to you today, where do you stand with Jesus, have you asked forgiveness? Are you living the word of God? If not, you are missing the mark. Wayne was a great man of God and a loving family man. He cherished his wife, Mary, of 59 years and treated her as a gift from God, they were always together. They raised two sons; Kenneth and Joe (Pam), they are a blessing; six grands; and 13 great grands, were the apples of his eye. He shared his parents, Tracy and Sonara with 15 siblings. Special thanks to all that have come from far, wide, and local; it warms our hearts. Arkansas Hospice, you are the best, thanks for all the food, flowers and kind words. Renee Heflin, words cannot express how the family thanks you for all the hours you have helped. Thanks to all who are officiating. Funeral service will be Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 2 PM at Broussard Funeral Home, with burial to follow at Rock Springs. Visitation will be Monday, February 8, 2016 from 6 pm - 8 pm at Broussard Funeral Home.
James Daniel Frey
August 30th, 1976 - February 8th, 2016 (39 years old)
James Daniel Frey, 39, of London, AR passed away on Monday, February 8, 2016 at Saint Marys Regional Medical Center in Russellville, AR. He was born in Phoenix, AZ on August 30, 1976. He was preceded in death by his biological mother, Sue Frey. Survivors include his adopted father Thomas Forrester; step-mother, Lorneva Forrester; son, Dakota Frey; two daughters, Danyel Frey and Katana Woody; two brothers, Trent Evans and Bobby Evans, Jr.; sister, Jenna Frey; and many other loving family members and friends. A family conducted memorial service will be held at Calvary Temple Assembly of God located on Hwy. 124 in Russellville on Saturday, February 19th at 1 p.m. Cremation Arrangements are by Broussard Funeral Home.
October 17th, 1931 - February 16th, 2016 (84 years old)
Albert Dale Campbell, 84, of Russellville, AR departed this life February 16, 2016. He was born in Pittville, CA on October 17, 1931, to Alvin and Alice Campbell. He is preceded in death by his parents, and a daughter, Pamela Campbell. He leaves behind his wife Shirley; two sons, Todd Campbell and wife Jeanette of Little Elm, Texas, Barry Campbell and wife Angela; one brother, Bruce Campbell of Chandler, Arizona; stepson Larry Copeland and wife Kathy; stepdaughter Patti Fisher; four grandchildren, Jacob Campbell, Benjamin Campbell, Jonathan Campbell, and Kristi Van Dyck and husband Talon; and seven step grandchildren. Arrangements are by Broussard Funeral Home of Russellville and a Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.
Clara E. Mabry
January 31st, 1941 - September 5th, 2014 (73 years old)
Clara E. Mabry, 73 of Russellville, passed away Friday, September 5, 2014. She was born January 31, 1941, in Pope County, AR, to the late Verna I. Hillis Edwards and Charles A. Edwards. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roy Edward Mabry, Sr; son, Randall Mabry and daughter, Cynthia Mabry. She is survived by her daughter, Katherine Hourt of Mesa, AZ; grandson, Joshua Hourt; two brothers; Robert Edwards (Maribeth) of Russellville; John Edwards of New Blaine; one sister, Mary Hassel (Jerry) of Scottsville; several other family members, including stepchildren and step-grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday, 5-7pm at Broussard Funeral Home, Russellville. Funeral service will be 10am, Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Grace Baptist Church, Russellville with Mr. Roger Pierce officiating. Burial will be at Pisgah Cemetery under the direction of Broussard Funeral Home.
July 10th, 2014 - February 13th, 2016 (1 years old)
Felix Humberto Fregoso, 19 months, went to be with the Lord Saturday, February 13, 2016 in Conway, AR. He was born July 10, 2014 in Little Rock, AR to Cesar Fregoso and Latricia Grijalva. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Arturo Fregoso. Survivors include his father, Cesar Fregoso; mother, Latricia (Tennison) Grijalva; paternal grandmother, Leticia Macias; maternal grandparents, Michael Ardell and Mary (McVay) Tennison; five brothers, Emmit Fregoso, 12, Camren Tennison, 7, Cesar A. Fregoso, 7, Tomas Tennison, 5, and Cesar Fregoso, Jr., 2; four sisters, Marlen G. Fregoso, 18, Azucena Fregoso, 14, Thalia Fregoso, 10, and Taleigha Tennison, 8; and other family and friends. To accommodate family, there will be two visitations held on Monday, February 22, 2016. One will be from 10am-11am at Acklin Funeral Home of Conway. The second visitation will follow from 1pm-2pm at Broussard Funeral Chapel of Russellville. Burial will follow at 3pm in Pollard Cemetery at Dover, AR under the direction of Broussard Funeral Home.
May 31st, 1962 - February 19th, 2016 (53 years old)
Vickie Lynn Johnson, 53 of Russellville departed this life Friday, February 19, 2016. She was born May 31, 1962 in Idaville Oklahoma to George and Eula Frady. She is preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include one daughter, Misty Johnson; one son, Chris Johnson and wife Stacy; four grandchildren, Chase Johnson, Madyson Johnson, Mika Johnson, and Marli Johnson; two brothers; three sisters; and a dear friend, Denise Smith. A family held memorial service will be held Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 5 pm, at River Park Church of Christ in Russellville.
Harrell "Pete" Duvall
March 6th, 1946 - February 27th, 2016 (70 years old)
Harrell "Pete" Duvall, age 69, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. He was born March 6, 1946, to Voyd "Pap" and Goldie Duvall. He was preceded in death by his twin brother, Darrell Duvall; and his father, Voyd "Pap" Duvall. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 plus years, Christina Kay Duvall; daughters, Christy Alton (spouse Ron) of Big Spring, Texas, and Judy L. Summit (spouse John Kirby) of Russellville; son, Douglas Eugene Duvall of Russellville. He had three beloved grandchildren, Ryan Summit of Russellville, and Autumn and Aaron Alton of Big Spring, Texas. He is also survived by his mother, Goldie Duvall; brothers, Floyd Duvall (spouse Rosalie) and Lloyd Duvall (spouse Joann); along with numerous nieces, nephews, family members and friends. Pete will be remembered as a loving and godly husband, father and grandfather to his family. Early in their marriage, he and Christina both accepted the call on their life into ministry. They obtained their Pentecostal Church of God preaching licenses and pastored for several years. After leaving Arkansas to work in the oilfields of Crane, Texas, he continued to preach the gospel as he got the opportunity. In the oilfield arena, he was a sought-after rig operator and he knew his job inside and out. His work ethic and knowledge were admired and applauded by many. Even after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, the crippling effects of Parkinson's did not keep him from being a man of integrity who stayed focused on "keeping the main thing the main thing" as he said many times in his sermons. His determination, passion, persistence, and love for God and his Word will remain an example for generations to come. The funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at Broussard Funeral Home of Russellville. The visitation will be one hour before service at 1 p.m. Burial will be private.
SFC Owen C. Swanner Jr
August 30th, 1954 - March 9th, 2016 (61 years old)
SFC Owen C. Swanner Jr., 61, of Russellville was taken home to the Lord on March 9th 2016. He was born August 30, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Owen Swanner Sr., and Patsy Simmerman .He was a dedicated servant of Christ and his Country. He served the United States from December 1971 through May 1992, earning the National Defense Ribbon for his service during the Vietnam War. Owen was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Roberta Fortenberry, and four grandchildren.He is currently watching over his spouse, Kathryn Cumfer-Swanner, his sisters, Georgeianna Broughton and Patricia Adkins, his brothers, Philip McKay and Earnest O. Swanner I, his five children Ellen Ranow, Tammey Ofrias, Desiree Swain, Richard Swanner, and Victoria McBride and their spouses, along with nineteen grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed. All arrangements are private and under the direction of Broussard Funeral Home of Russellville, Arkansas.
Jackson Bush JR
June 6th, 1941 - March 5th, 2016 (74 years old)
Jackson Woodrow Wilson Bush JR. departed this life, Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Baptist Health and Rehab., in Heber Springs, Arkansas. He was born June 6, 1941 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Jackson Woodrow Wilson Bush Sr. and Johnny Bearb. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his three sisters, Mary McCordon, Etta Jones and Nancy Bush. All services are private and under the direction of Broussard Funeral Home of Russellville.