Vivian Irene Nichols, 103, of Jacksonville passed away April 4, 2005.
She was a member of Bethel Assembly of God.
She is survived by two daughters, Margaret Hardcastle and Avis Mitchell, both of Jacksonville; sister, Audie Smith, of North Little Rock; grandchildren, J.C. and Mike Hardcastle, Sherry Burton, Tammy Wheat and Karen Johnson and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, one sister and her husband, Cleve Nichols.
Memorials may be made to Bethel Assembly of God Building Fund, 7311 West Republican Road, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Park.
Arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home.
Wayndlle 'Lee' Leon Moore, 67, of Jacksonville passed away April 5, 2005.
He was born Jan. 23, 1938, in Winnsboro, Texas, to Hugh and Doris Patrick Moore.
He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 21 years of service.
During his military career he was a Purple Heart recipient and received the Staff Service Medal from the Republic of Vietnam.
After his retirement from the Air Force he worked as a police officer for the city of Jacksonville and Sherwood.
He was a member of the VFW Post 4548.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Jacob Gray.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Moore; children, Gina and Lyle Gray of Tupelo, Miss., Terri and Steven Bennett of Jacksonville, Patrick and Pam Moore of Salinas, Calif., Shawna and Paul McNiel of Cabot, Chad and Tina Moore of Cabot; sister, Sara Demlow of Dallas, Texas, and brother, Gary and Nola Moore of Garland, Texas; grandchildren, Nolan McNiel, Zack McNiel, Brandon Schiefelbein, Kiefer Richmond, Blakley Moore, Allen Duncan, Carie Gobbell, Channille Moore and Jordan Moore; great-grandchildren, Chandler Duncan, Tyler and Brent Gobbell.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Chapel Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in Jacksonville.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements by Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home.
Doris Elaine Welch, 83, passed away April 2, 2005.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Welch and is survived by her sister, Kathyrn Barrett of Lonoke; nieces and nephews, Ruby Gagliano, Peggy Benton and Lon Pool of Lonoke, Jane Shaw of North Little Rock, Margaret Byrd of Jacksonville, Jack Felts of Sheridan, Regina Duckett of Little Rock and Charles Pool of Searcy.
Funeral services were held Monday at Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke with interment in Lonoke Cemetery.
Harold Keith McLoud, 36, was taken from us suddenly April 2, 2005.
He was preceded in death by his father James H. McLoud.
Survivors include his mother, Mary Evelyn McLoud of Lonoke; one brother, Louis Elwood 'Woody' McLoud of Seattle, Wash.; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews along with a loving community of family and friends.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Boyd Funeral Home Chapel in Lonoke.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas AIDS Foundation, P.O. Box 1208, Little Rock, AR 72203 or World Vision, P.O. Box 9716, Mail Stop 238, Federal Way, WA 98063-9716 or First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 152, Lonoke, AR 72086.
Wilma Jewel Burrow, 92, of Jacksonville, passed away July 16, 2005.
She worked in sales at Sterling Dept. Stores of Little Rock and was a seamstress for Fort Roots for 15 years until her retirement.
She is survived by one son, Bill W. Burrow, Sr., of Cabot; two sisters, Louise Henderson of Cabot and Cleo McConkey of Little Rock; grandchildren, Bill W. Burrow Jr., Kenneth Allen Burrow, Bryan Burrow, Jenny Parker and Carie Anne Ebrahimi; three great- grandchildren and friends of Baring Cross of North Little Rock and Second Baptist Church of Jacksonville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Dozier Burrow, her parents, Benjamin E. and Eva Georgiana (Galbreath) Edwards, three sisters and two brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at North Little Rock Funeral Home chapel.
Burial will be in Rest Hills Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 2200 Fort Roots Dr., North Little Rock, Ark. 72114.
Elizabeth Marie Ball Edmondson, 57, of Lonoke passed away July 15, 2005.
She was a member of Cabot First United Methodist Church, a school teacher with Cabot Schools, a farmer and rancher.
She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Melissa Marie Edmondson, and her parents, Ethel and Baxley Ball.
Survivors include her son, Baxley Glyn 'B.G.' Edmondson of Lonoke; daughter, Gynger Edmondson of Cabot; sister-in-law and brother, D’Arylan and John Ball of Scott, and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held July 18 at Cabot First United Methodist Church with Bro. Richard Lancaster officiating.
Interment followed at Lonoke Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Elizabeth Edmondson Memorial Fund at Cabot First United Methodist Church.
Hazel Strickland, 71, of Jacksonville passed away July 16, 2005.
She is survived by four sons, Victor Strickland, Jr., and wife Cecelia, Rev. Jerry Strickland, and wife Barbara, and David Strickland, all of Jacksonville, and Danny Strickland and wife Sandra of Venus, Fla.; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; five sisters, Ollie Fay Berdeaux of Cleveland, Ala., Nancy Brown and Patsy Curran, both of Crossett, and JoAnn Aguillard and Linda Harrison, both of Port Allen, La.
Her husband, Victor B. Strickland, Sr. and her parents, David and Bonnie Sledge, preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at First United Pentecostal Church in North Crossett.
Burial will be in Montrose Cemetery in Montrose.
Family will receive friends from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at First United Pentecostal Church in North Crossett.
Arrangements are by North Little Rock Funeral Home, 1921 Main St., 758-1170.
Kenneth F. Spease, 82, passed away July 15, 2005 in his Jacksonville home following a lengthy illness.
Born Oct. 20, 1922, in Aurora, Ill., he was a son of the late Frederick and Bertha Hartman Spease.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Doris Skaggs; brother, Robert H. Spease; daughter, Anna Marie Spease; grandson, Ronald Dirks, Jr., and nephew Ward Skaggs.
He moved to Rock Falls, Ill., shortly after birth.
He met and married Charlotte J. McNinch on Sept. 15, 1941.
Spease served in the Army and was a World War II veteran.
He retired from Parris Alford in 1979.
Shortly after retirement, Mr. and Mrs. Spease moved to Jacksonville.
He is survived by three sons; Charles F. Spease of Ward, Kenneth M. Spease and Robert J. Spease of Jacksonville; one daughter, Judith Martinez of Marion; six grandsons, Michael J. Spease of Jacksonville, Matthew Spease of Ward, Timothy Spease of North Little Rock, Rodney K. Duncan of Blytheville, Paul Martinez of Marion and Phillip Martinez of North Carolina; four granddaughters, Roxanne Long of Beebe, Melissa Telford and Sherie Swagarthy of Jacksonville and Lindsay Martinez of Florida, eight great-grandsons and four great-granddaughters.
Funeral services are under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home, Rock Falls, Ill.
Local arrangements are by Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.
Russell Kenneth Drake, 60, of Princeton, Ill., died July 16, 2005 in Blessings Hospital in Quincy, Ill.
He was born in Bureau County, Ill., the son of Kenneth and Nelda Drake.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Dana and her husband, Greg Rozenski of Jacksonville; a son, Ashley Drake of Jonesboro; two sisters, Martha and her husband, Albert Flaherty of Princeton, Ill., and Linda and her husband, Jim Marlowe of Wyanet, Ill.; three brothers, Leroy and wife Edith Drake of Princeton, Ill., Howard and his wife Alice Drake of Granville, Ill., and Douglas and wife Cheryl Drake of Princeton, Ill., and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
His remains were cremated and a private family service will be held at a later date.
Louise Cazer, a member of the Lonoke United Methodist Church, born March 2, 1912, passed from this life to eternity on July 15, 2005.
She is survived by loving cousins; nephew Larry Cazer of Brinkley; niece, Sharon Rushin of Ward, and many great-nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held July 17 at Lonoke Cemetery by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.
Arrangements by Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton, Ill.