Charles Jay Richardson 1920 - 2003
Charles Jay Richardson was born September 6, 1920 at Irvine, KY to Willard Lee and Ella Finney Richardson. He married Opal M. McKee on November 17, 1954 at Richards Gebaur AFB. He was a resident of Lakeview, AR since moving from Hickman Mill, MO in 1978. He was retired for the United States Air Force, and had served in WWII and Korea. He was also a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of the Retirement Fishing Club, the Lakeview Community Center, the Deer Creek Sportsman Club in Lake of Ozarks, MO, and the AARP. He was a 3rd degree Mason. Charles Jay Richardson entered into eternal rest on February 3, 2003 at Little Rock, AR at the age of 82 years, 4 months and 27 days.
Survived by: 2 sons - Jack C. Richardson of Indianapolis, IN James T. Richardson of Higginsville, MO Step Son - Carl David Peterson of Lee Summit, MO Daughter - Pamela Ann McNeal of Lenexa, Kansas Brother - Robert B. Richardson of Stewart, FL Sisters - Georgia Myers and Gladys Forkey 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren several nieces and nephews
Preceded in Death by: parents, wife, 1 daughter, and 1 sister
Burial arrangements: Private
Memorials: Charity of Choice
Emily W. Riley 1927 - 2003
Emily W. Riley was born July 10, 1927 at Washington, D. C. the daughter of Paul R. Smith and Christina Wenonah Platz. She had been a resident of Mountain Home since moving from Heber Springs in May of 2003. She was a member of the Memorial Christian Church, enjoyed various volunteer activities and had owned her own business.
Emily W. Riley entered into eternal rest on August 16, 2003 at Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 76 years, 1 month and 6 days.
Survived by: 2 sons: Jimmie and wife Mariann Jessee of Pinellas Park, Florida, David and wife Jennifer Jessee of Sycamore, Missouri 2 daughters: Janice Wenonah Jessee of South Pasadena, Florida Judy and husband Bill Thompson of Carrollton, Texas 4 grandchildren: Darren and wife Molly Longhofer, Katy Jessee, Laura Jessee, & Tyler Thompson 1 Brother: Paul R. Smith Jr. of Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1 Sister: Janice Bolt of Houston, Texas, and several nieces and nephews
Preceded in Death by: her parents, husband, and grandson, Brian Alan Longhofer
Funeral: 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 20, 2003 at Kirby - Boaz Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Gene McCoy officiating
Burial arrangements: Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery, Mountain Home, Arkansas
Memorials: Shriners Crippled Childrens Hospital
Marla Mae Robbins 1915 - 2004
Marla Mae Robbins was born July 4, 1915 at Twin Falls, Idaho the daughter of Charles Henry and Lelah Floy Ward Turner. She had been a resident of Hawaii before moving to Mountain Home in 1993. She was an accountant and of the Protestant faith. Marla Mae Robbins entered into eternal rest on January 19, 2004 at Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 88 Years, 6 Months and 5 Days.
Survived by: Son Tod J. Funk of Palm Bay, Fl. and 1 Grandson Tyler Funk of Delmar, New York.
Visitation: from 9:00 A.M. until service time at 11:00 A.M.
Funeral: 11:00 A.M. Friday, January 30, 2004 at the Kirby - Boaz Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Michael Alley officiating.
Burial arrangements: Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery.
Memorials: Charity of One's Choice.
Harold Schall Roberts 1918 - 2003
He was born Mach 10, 1918 at Wagstaff, Kansas to Arthur and Evelyn Schall Roberts and married the late Virginia Hall at Elyria, Ohio on October 18, 1941. He had been a resident of the Oakland area after moving from Bella Vista in 1995, where he had lived since moving from Olathe, Kansas in 1981. He was former manager at Hall Truck Line and was a member of Demolay, Eastern Star, York Rite, Scottish Rite, Abdullah Shrine, Knights Templar, Council of the Thrice Illustrious Masters of Kansas and Red Cross of Constantine. He was a member of Frontier General Baptist Church.
Survived by: He is survived by 3 daughters, Helen McIlvain of Omaha, Nebraska, Jessica (Curtis)Brunk of Edgerton, Kansas, Donna Jones (Stuart Nichols) of Beal Air Force Base in California; 1 Son Steven (Marilyn) Roberts of Olathe, Kansas; 5 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild.
Preceded in Death by: Parents, wife, sister, and brother
Visitation: Visitation for Harold Schall Roberts of Oakland, Arkansas will be Saturday, January 11, 2003 at Kirby - Boaz Funeral Home from 3:00 - 5:00 PM.
Funeral: No Service
Burial arrangements: Private
Birdie Roberts 1926 - 2002
Birdie May Roberts was born January 2, 1926 at Memphis, Tennessee the daughter of Eddie Lee Murphy and Mary Graves. She was a former assembly worker. She died at Care Manor Nursing Home on April 13, 2002 at the age of 76.
Survived by: 1 son, Sam Roberts of Mountain Home, AR;1 daughter, Judy (Rudy) Kazimer of Rices Landing, Pennsylvania; 3 grandchildren; 2 brothers, Calvin (Ethel) Murphy of Mountain Home and Marvin Murphy of Mobile, Alabama
Preceded in Death by: Parents
Funeral: Monday at 2:00 PM at Kirby - Boaz Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor David Murphy officiating.
Burial arrangements: Private
Arthur Roeder 1914 - 2003
Arthur Carl Roeder was born August 26, 1914 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin the son of Arthur L. Roeder and Ruth Elizabeth Reimann Roeder. He married Doris Marie Jones at Baraboo, Wisconsin on July 3, 1953 and had resided in the Norfork area since moving from North Freedom, Wisconsin in 1982. He served with the US Air Force during World War II and had a degree from the Air Force Photo School in Denver. He worked for Photog Olin Corp. as a photographer. He was a member of VFW in Wisconsin and Disabled American Veterans. Arthur Carl Roeder entered into eternal rest on March 19, 2003 at Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 88 years.
Survived by: 1 stepdaughter: Barbara J. Larson of Baraboo, Wisconsin; 2 grandchildren: David Norman of Norfork, Arkansas and Heidi Waddell of Baraboo, Wisconsin
Preceded in Death by: Parents, wife, stepson Raymond Porter and 1 brother
Visitation: Sunday, March 23, 2003 at Kirby - Boaz Funeral Home 12:00 - 8:00 PM
Funeral: Norfork Baptist Church, Monday, March 24, 2003 at 2:00 P.M. with Reverend David Wiley officiating.
Burial arrangements: Galatia Cemetery
in Norfork, Arkansas
Memorials: Norfork Baptist Church
Honorary Bearers: Don Sappington, Bob Drum, Ray Patton
Active Bearers: Jeff Bolieau, Neal Pitt, James Whitehead, Jody Cantrell, Allen Walton, Danny Snyder and Paul Clinkingbeard
William Rohren 1937 - 2002
William H. Rohren was born July 24, 1937 at Goodland, Kansas the son of John Rohren, Jr. and Mildred Motsinger Rohren. He married Violet Price in Colorado in 1982 and had resided in the Mountain Home area since moving from Colorado in 1997. He worked for Pnewmatic Co. in quality control .
Survived by: Wife: Violet of Mountain Home; daughter Janet Childress of Jemison, Alabama; grandson Ron Childress of Jemison, Alabama; brother Bob Rohren of Lakewood, Colorado; sister Joyce Wilson of Littleton, Colorado; several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in Death by: Parents
Funeral: Funeral service at Eastside Baptist Church on January 16, 2002 at 10:00 AM with Dr. Michael Shy officiating.
Burial arrangements: Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery, Mountain Home, AR
Memorials: Eastside Baptist Bldg. Fund
Leslie V. Root January 25, 1927 - October 19, 2002
Leslie V. Root was born January 25, 1927 at Mt. Olive, IL to Daniel Stuary and Sophia Thomas Root. He was married to Virginia L. Daniel. He was a resident of Norfork since moving from Browns Mill, NJ in 1999. He served in the US Army, Post WWII. He was a purchasing agent for Signal Depot. Leslie V. Root entered into eternal rest on October 19, 2002 at Mountain Home, AR at the age of 75 years, 8 months and 24 days.
Survived by: 4 Sisters Marian Campbell of Jordan, Shirley Boyd of Smithfield, Ohio, Julia Ann Coventry of Decatur, ILL., Priscilla Lee Schmidt of Stonington, ILL. 1 Brother: Sylvester “Bud” Root of Jordan.
Preceded in Death by: Wife, Parents, 2 sisters, 1 Brother
Funeral: Graveside Time: 10:00 A.M. Date: Wednesday 23, 2002 Place: Bement Cemetery, Bement, Ill.
Burial arrangements: Bement Cemetery, Bement, Illinois
Dorothy I. Royer February 18, 1933 - April 4, 2003
Dorothy I. Royer, 70, of Mountain Home died Friday April 4, 2003. She was born February 18, 1933 in Lanark, Illinois to Alva and Marguerite Ferry Fritz. She married Lyle Ray Royer June 4, 1955 at Sterling, Illinois. She was a housewife. She loved to travel and spend winters in Florida and gardening.
Survived by: She is survived by her husband Lyle Ray Royer of Mountain Home, 2 sons David Ray Royer (Sue) of Lemont, IL., John Francis Royer of Warren, AR., 1 daughter Jac1ueline Kay Royer of Appleton, Wisc., Grandchildren Elizabeth and Ashley Royer of Warren, AR., Sheila, Daniel Royer of Channahan, IL., Emily, Dana Royer of Lemont, IL., 1 brother Gene Fritz of McCarroll, IL., 1 sister Janet Klein Schmidt of Glendale, AZ.
Preceded in Death by: She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral: Graveside Services will be Wednesday April 4, 2003 at 11:00 A.M. at Willows Hills Memorial Park, in Willow Springs, IL.
Burial arrangements: Burial will be in Willows Hills Memorial Park Cemetery.
Benjamin Russell 1909 - 2002
Benjamin Joseph Russell was born August 26, 2002 at Libertyville, Illinois the son of Fred Russell and Maude Hatch. He married Ellen Goller at Mountain Home on April 12, 1986 and had resided in the Mountain Home area since moving from Chicago, Illinois in 1972. He was a teacher and was active in the Henry Georg Institute Natural Hygene Society. He died at his residence on June 11, 2002 at the age of 92 years.
Survived by: Wife: Ellen Powers; Son: Philip (Barbara) Russell of Exton, Pennyslvania; Daughter: Margaret Cole of Redmond, Washington; 2 Sisters: Belva Brown of Illinois and Maude Brown of Michigan; 7 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren; Several Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in Death by: Parents, 1st wife, Martha Margaret Russell and 2 Brothers
Funeral: June 13, 2002 at Kirby - Boaz Funeral Home Chapel at 1:00 PM with Bob Edwards officiating.
Burial arrangements: Layton Cemetery
in Yellville, Arkansas