Helen Louise Garner, 63, died May 31, 2006.
She is survived by her husband Ricky Lee Garner; children, Dewayne Haynes of Illinois and Tina Warsa of Arizona; four grandchildren; one brother, Daniel Mixon of Illinois; and a sister, Marie Wilson of Pocahontas and many other relatives.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Highland Cemetery, Highland with arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.
Jack Bookout, 66, of Beebe, died Wednesday, May 31, 2006 after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer.
He was born Nov. 21, 1939, in Lawrence County, to Van and Ruby Dobbs Bookout.
He was an engineer for Union Pacific Railroad for 42 years and a member of Midway Assembly of God Church at Walnut Ridge.
Jack is survived by his wife, Jean Bookout; two daughters, Kimberlie Harris and husband Benjy of Newport and Shannon Owen and husband Jeff of Harrison; four grandchildren, Tyler Harris, Logan Owen, Tara Harris and Emily Owen.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Beebe.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Arkansas Division, Inc., 901 N. University, Little Rock, Ark., 72207.
Robert Rogers, 72, of North Little Rock passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2006 in North Little Rock.
He was born August 16, 1933 in Hughes, a son of the late Charles and Tula Hendrix Rogers.
He is also preceded in death by his first and second wives, a son and four brothers.
He will be remembered as an outdoors man who loved to fish.
Survivors include his son, Steven Rogers and wife Duwanna of Jacksonville; two daughters, Brenda Nalley of Whitehouse, Texas, and Glenda Wayson of Little Rock; a sister, Linda Turnage and husband, Clint of North Little Rock; a brother, Leon Rogers and wife Faye of Malvern; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, friends and other family.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Monday at Chapel Hill Memorial Park in Jacksonville with Rev. John Lindsey officiating.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.
Ruth German Musser, 73, formerly of Lonoke, died June 22, 2006.
Survivors are her children, Yvonne Baber of Oklahoma and son, Alven Musser of Indiana; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and two brothers, Richard German of Tennessee and John German of Arizona.
Graveside services are 10 a.m. today, in Lonoke Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.
Mildred Louise 'Lou' Price, 88, of Beebe was born March 28, 1918, to Dewey and Mattie Magness McAfee.
She passed away June 22, 2006 at her son's home in Oliver Springs, Tenn., after a long illness.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Beebe.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Haskell Price; an infant son, H.L. Price; her parents; brothers, Harlon, William, Dewey, Arvard and Dannell McAfee; sister, Helen Strayhorn; and daughters-in-law, Betty and Helen Price.
She is survived by three sons, Bennie Price of Beebe; Leroy 'Cotton' Price of Ward and Jerry Price and wife, Betty, of Oliver Springs, Tenn., with whom she resided; grandchildren, Lynn and Lynn Heffner, Lisa and Larry Cook, all of Cabot; Dianna and Michael Petray of Ward, Angie and Jimmy Russell of Sherwood, Dennis and Tammy Price of Fairview, Okla., Todd and Amanda Price of McRae, and Erika and Sean Rainey of Beebe; great-grandchildren, Lonnie and Leslie Heffner, Natalie Cook, all of Cabot, Carol and Lee Petray of Ward, Holly Price of Sherwood, Casi and Dillon Price of Fairview, Okla., Madison Price of McRae and Jasmine Rainey of Beebe; great-great grandchildren, Shai-Anne and Trenton Glover of Sherwood; sisters Mary Catherine Stark and husband Clifford 'Red' Stark of Searcy, Imogene Glass of Columbus, Kan., and Frances Furns of Beebe; sister-in-law Marketta McAfee of Kansas City, Kan.; many nieces, nephews and cousins and a world of friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Westbrook Funeral Home with burial in Weir Cemetery.
Lynn Heffner, Larry Cook, Dennis Price, Michael Petray, Jimmy Russell, David and Dr. Dewey McAfee will serve as pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers will be Todd, Tim, Jeff and Mike McAfee, Tip and Tony Stark and Joe Strayhorn.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideon Memorial Bibles, Roane County Gideons, P.O. Box 476, Kingston, Tenn., 37763.
Terry Kenneth Long, 45, of Cabot, died June 21, 2006 in Little Rock.
He was born Sept. 4, 1960, in Greenville, Miss., to the late Lester E. and Dollie Rigby Long.
He was also preceded in death by his children; Ashley and Dillon Long.
He was a self-employed carpenter and member of Landmark Baptist Church.
Survivors include his longtime companion, Teresa Fryar of Cabot, an aunt, Laura Fryery and cousin, Mike Fryere, both of Benoit, Miss.; brothers, Tommy Curtis Long and his wife, Nancy of Sacramento, Calif., , and Timmy Carl Long of Cabot; niece, Rebecca Long of Dallas, and nephew, Samuel Long of Sacramento, Calif.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. today at Moore's Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Bro. Tim Carter officiating.
Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Park in Jacksonville.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home.
Roberta M. Bastian, 84, passed away June 18, 2006 at her home in Cabot.
She was born March 1, 1922, in Dunkirk, Ind., to the late John and Lydia Gray.
She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Sandra K. Baldwin, and two brothers, John and Robert Gray.
Survivors include her husband, Benjamin Bastian, and son-in-law, David Baldwin, both of Cabot; sister-in-law, Marty Gray of Muncie, Ind.; grandchildren, Christopher Baldwin and wife, Michelle and Diana Jacobsen, and great-grandchildren, Ashley and Jessie Baldwin and Christopher Jacobsen.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice Foundation, 5600 W. 12th St., Little Rock, Ark.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home.
Robert L. Lewis of Jacksonville died on June 15, 2006 at Fort Roots Veteran's Hospital in North Little Rock.
He was born on March 10, 1936, to the late Margueritte Lewis and the late George Corbin, Sr. of Gilbert, La.
He was reared by his grandmother, the late L.V. Lewis and step-grandfather, June Jacobs.
His formal education began in Franklin Parish, La.
He attended Gilbert High School and obtained his G.E.D. through Wisner-Gilbert High School.
He continued his education through the military, attending the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Hendrix University, Conway and Arkansas State University, Beebe.
He earned his bachelor of arts in industrial technology from Southern Illinois University.
He united with New Macedonia Baptist Church in Gilbert, La., at the age of nine and was an active participant throughout his life.
He was an usher at his home church in Gilbert and sang in the choir in Vietnam.
He was licensed as a minister in the Southern Baptist Church in North Dakota under the pastorage of Rev. Doug Hughes.
He was ordained in Rheinmain, Germany, under pastor Emerson.
Lewis was chaplain/pastor of one of the base services in Rheinmain.
In Sherwood, Lewis served as an assistant with Rev. Ray Robinson at Clayton Chapel Baptist Church.
He united with Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church of Jacksonville where he organized and directed children's church for four years.
He organized and served as V.B.S. director for many years.
He also served as assistant pastor with Rev.Thomas Johnson for many years.
Upon Johnson's retirement, he was placed as interim pastor for about two years, then again as assistant pastor for one year, later being diagnosed with lung cancer which he valiantly fought from January 2002 until he died.
He joined the Air Force in September 1955, serving until his honorable discharge in November 1975.
During his service, he received many awards.
He also invented an instrument for packing parachutes that the military used.
On Aug. 28, 1958, Robert Lewis married Lendy Neal at her mother's home in Wisner, La.
This union was blessed with eight children: Gregory, Keith, Steven, Christine, Gerald, Pamela, Timothy and Brandi.
They were also blessed with 22 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Other professional and civic service included Job Corps instructor, alternate school instructor and substitute teacher.
He later worked for Sears, then entered the political race in 1982 for alderman of the city of Jacksonville.
He was elected and became the first black elected to the city board of aldermen.
He won every election up to and including the 2006 primary election.
He served in this office continuously for 24 years.
Cherishing his memory are his wife, Lendy, his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers George Corbin, Jr., Lannie, James, Dave, Willie, John Henry, Michael, Jimmy, Louis Ray, Marshall and L.C.; sisters Georgette, Roscellia and Carolyn, as well as other family members, colleagues and church family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Christine; stepfather, Starling Castor, Jr., his stepmother, Hattie T. Carbon; his grandmother, L.V. Lewis, and step-grandfather, June Jacobs; his brothers, Moses Jackson and Starling Capstan, III, and a sister, Nellie V. Capstan.
There will be a wake service with scripture and prayer from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Chapel in North Little Rock.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at McArthur Assembly of God Church in Jacksonville.
Burial to follow at Rest Hills Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, Youth Department, 1013 Ray Road, Jacksonville, Ark. 72076.
Arrangements are by Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home.