Beulah A. Montgomery, 81, of Jacksonville, passed away Oct. 16, 2005.
She was born to Calvin and Nancy 'Hamilton' Arnold in Norfolk.
She was preceded in death by her husband James of 59 years.
Montgomery is survived by her children, Glenn A. Montgomery and his wife, Janis; Janis Thompson and husband, James; and Beth Simons; sisters Ethel Lucas, Bernice Van Matre and Ione Partney; grandchildren Blake Montgomery and wife, Shannon; Melissa Jacob and husband, Kevin and Jeffery Hughes; great grandchildren Miles Montgomery, Anna Claire Jacob and Katherine Jacob.
She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff at Woodland Hills in Jacksonville for their loving care.
Memorial services were held Tuesday at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., 212 Natural Resource Drive, Little Rock, Ark., 72205.
Robert Oscar Phillips, 62, of Jacksonville, passed away Oct. 15, 2005 in North Little Rock.
He was born in Stamps on Nov. 9, 1942, to Paul and Irene 'Warner' Phillips.
In the 1960’s through the 1980’s he built houses for Thurman Lewis in Jacksonville and Bradley T. James.
In 1980, he started his own business building houses in Jacksonville.
He was very active in Native American affairs and was past president of the Indian Inter-Tribal Association of Arkansas.
He is survived by his loving wife, Madelynn; three children, William and wife Jynnifer Leggett, and Angella and Bobby Phillips; brother, Larry and wife, Silvia Phillips of Cabot; sisters, Alice and husband Charles Shinn of Glenwood, Peggy and husband, Donald L’Amay of Jonesville, La., and Wanda and husband Rodney Peterson of Magnolia; 10 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and 10 nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home Chapel followed by interment in Shiloh Cemetery in Stamps.
Funeral arrangements are under direction of Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Robert Phillips, C/O John Loyd, J.P.L. Corporation, P.O. Box 342, Jacksonville, Ark., 72078.
ROY LEE JONES
Roy Lee Jones, 87, of Jacksonville, passed away Oct. 17, 2005.
Jones was retired from AM&F; Cycle Company.
He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be deeply missed.
His wife of 66 years, Lois E. Melton, survives him.
He is also survived by two sisters, Mary Green of Bryant and Bernice Peters of Texas; one daughter, Shirley Ruth Peter of Little Rock; two grandchildren, Dr. Mark Corbell and Dr. Nathan Corbell and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home in North Little Rock.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Bayou Meto Baptist Church, 26200 Hwy. 107 in Jacksonville
VAV ANN ATEN
Vav Ann Aten, 43, of Lonoke passed away suddenly on March 12, 2006.
She was born Jan. 19, 1963, to the late Walt and Christine Baxter.
She is survived by her husband of 15 years, Jack Aten Jr., and two children Kailee and Autumn Partington, all of the home; two brothers Riley Partington and Douglas Baxter, mother and father-in-law Jack and Joetta Aten of Cabot and a host of other family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with interment to follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Thomas Funeral Service of Cabot.
Lynda J. Wilkinson, 61, of Jacksonville, passed away March 3, 2006 in Beckville, Texas.
She was born Nov. 28, 1944, the daughter of Odus and Velma Pack.
She was the owner of Party Bazaar in Jacksonville.
She enjoyed going on cruises and being with her family.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Odus Pack, Sr., and Velma (Meeks) Pack; her sister, Janette Miller and her brother, Bobby Pack.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Farrell Wilkinson of Beckville, Tex.; her children, Jack Wilkinson of Biscoe, Mary Atkinson, and her husband, Bo, of Houston, Texas; three sisters, Laverne Miller of Century, Fla., Dorothy Easter of Jacksonville and Virginia Yawn and her husband, James, of Selma, Ala.; one brother, Odus Pack, Jr., and his wife, Patsy, of North Little Rock, and three grandchildren, Farrann Wilkinson, Chase Atkinson and Bailey Atkinson.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Rest Hill Funeral Home, 7724 Landers Road, North Little Rock.
Horace Edward 'Pat' Burlison, formerly of Cabot, passed away March 10, 2006 at North Little Rock.
He was born to Augustus M. and Laura Hattie Clark Burlison on Dec. 15, 1916, at Rose Bud. H
e was a Baptist, a World War II veteran and served in the Northern France and Rhineland campaigns.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Fry Burlison, a son, Michael E. Burlison and a brother, Ronald Burlison.
Survivors include a son, Robert Burlison of Gainesville, Ga.; a daughter, Beth Williams of Little Rock; a brother, Winfred Burlison of Rose Bud; grandchildren, David and Tim Odom, Paula Luffman, Steven, Adam, Melissa, Melanie, Nathaniel, Jon, Jacob, Justin, Jaila and Jessica Burlison; great-grandchildren, Scott and Jared Luffman, Bridget Odom, Stevie Burlison and Aimee Odom, and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held March 13 at Martin Cemetery, Rose Bud.
Arrangements were by Westbrook Funeral Home in Beebe.'
John Allen Clark, 77, of Beebe, died Saturday, March, 11, 2006.
He is survived by two daughters, Katrina Simpson of Cabot, and Brenda; a brother, Bill Clark of Beebe; five grandchildren, and his sister Betty Stitler of Beebe.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Westbrook Funeral Home in Beebe.
Doris P. Clark, 75, of Jacksonville passed away March 9, 2006 at St. Joseph’s Mercy Health Center in Hot Springs.
She was born July 31, 1930, in Newark, N.J., to Mark and Helen Peneau Sullivan.
On Sept. 1, 1951, she married Philip Clark Jr. in Roselle Park, N.J.
In 1969, they moved to Jacksonville where they raised their family.
She was a member of St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Jacksonville.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1998 and a son, Philip James Clark III.
She is survived by three children, Kathleen Tucker of Jacksonville, James and DeAnn Clark of Hot Springs, Karen and Jeff Reynolds of Jacksonville; 16 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Eilene and Michael Stains of Lincoln Hill, Calif.
Mass of the Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Jude’s Catholic Church with Father Les Farley officiating.
Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Park.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
A rosary will follow after the visitation.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.
Clois Rudolph Langley, 85, of Kensett, was born Sept. 11, 1920, in Joy, to Marvin and Emma Sullivan Langley, and died March 8, 2006.
A devoted father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ozella; a daughter, Patricia Johnson; his parents and a brother and sister.
He is survived by his grandchildren, Randy Johnson and his wife Kelly of Kensett, Lisa Brown of Kensett and Melissa Rogers of Searcy; nine great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Westbrook Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Hebron Cemetery at Joy in White County.