William A. Skaggs Jr.
William Anderson Skaggs Jr., 67, of Elma, Wash., died Monday, March 12, 2001, in Olympia, Wash.
A native of Hagarville, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Anderson (Elva Leora Storms) Skaggs Sr., former resident of McCleary, Wash., served in the U. S. Army, and was employed from 1957-68 by Simpson Timber Company in Camp Grisdale, Wash., before retiring as a logger in 1995.
He is survived by two sons, James Allen of Union, Wash., and John Wesley of Shelton, Wash.; two daughters, Cynthia Renee Hamilton of Lacey, Wash., and Linda Rae Hamilton of Olympia, Wash.; one brother, Kenneth Duain (Gabe) of Canby, Ore.; two sisters, Verna Irene Christensen and Marjorie Jo Dill, both of Olympia, Wash.; and four grandchildren.
Funeral was Tuesday, March 20, at Whiteside Family Mortuary in Elma, Wash., with intermenty at Elma Masonic Cemetery.
Aileen Demo, mother of Sharon Bailey of Clarksville, died Thursday, May 10, 2001, in Saginaw, Mich.
Other survivors include one son, Brent Demo; two sisters, Esther and Doris Corner; five grandchildren including Angela Vaught and Melodye Stickley of Clarksville and Tammy Pearson of Virginia; and ten great-grandchildren.
Dixie B. Whitfield
Dixie Bryant Whitfield, 95, of Coal Hill died Thursday, May 24, 2001, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.
She was a native of Coal Hill, daughter of the late Ransy and Cynthia Hunt Bryant, widow of Percy Whitfield, and member of Ferguson Memorial Presbyterian Church and the Coal Hill Extension Homemakers Club.
Survivors include one brother, Dawson Bryant of Coal Hill; two nieces, Patricia Shamblin of Ozark and Gayle Hurst of Coal Hill; and one nephew, Allen Bryant of Coal Hill.
Funeral was at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at Ferguson Memorial Presbyterian Church at Coal Hill with Burley King officiating.
Burial was in Coal Hill Cemetery
under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Joe Hoing, Bentley Yates, Mickey Smith, Don Robert Hurst, Clay Bryant, and Lavon (Jeep) Yates.
Eva Eunice Cowell
Eva Eunice Cowell, 84, of London died Wednesday, May 23, 2001, at London.
She was a Baptist, daughter of the late Charlie and Galasha Chavers Bruton, and was preceded in death by two brothers, Odis Bruton and Alfred Bruton; and one grandchild, Miranda Baney.
She is survived by her husband, Woodrow Cowell; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Wanda and Larry Haggard of Ozone, Eva and David Dale of London, Sharon Baney of Oilton, Okla., and Mary Johnson of London; one son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Laquita Cowell of Coal Hill; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Bob Holt officiating. Burial was in Lamar Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Andy Haggard, Lonnie Haggard, Sherman Cowell, Jarrod Parker, Jerry Christian, and Charles Ray Bruton.
Honorary pallbearers were James Cowell, Clayton Johnson, and Daniel Johnson.
James C. Roach
James C. Roach, 69, of Clarksville died Thursday, May 24, 2001, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
A native of Altus, he was a son of the late James and Susie Clark Roach, graduate of Altus High School, and Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his widow, Flossie Roach; two daughters, Debra Spoor of Gardner, Kan., and Cindy Trout of Clarksville; three sons, Stephen Roach and Mike Roach, both of Eudora, Kan., and Robert Roach of Lamar; one sister, Helen Ballinger of Kansas City, Mo.; one brother, Howard Roach of Kansas City, Mo.; several half-brothers and half-sisters; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services and burial were at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at Nichols Chapel Cemetery
at Altus with Rev. Lance King officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Leroy Kinser, 88, of Hartman died Tuesday, May 22, 2001, at Beverly Nursing Home in Van Buren.
He was a native of Amsterdam, Mo., and a retired coal miner.
He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Betsy and Don Doss of Van Buren, Patsy and Charles Evans of Hartman, and Linda and Allen Bryant of Coal Hill; one son and daughter-in-law, Edward and Jo Betsy Kinser of Warner Robins, Ga.; one brother, Junior Kinser of Woodland, Calif.; ten grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
A graveside memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 25, at Hartman Cemetery
with Rev. Chris Rink officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home. The body was cremated.
Loyd (Jack) Morris, 78, of Lamar died Thursday, May 24, 2001, at Paris Health and Rehabilitation Center in Paris.
He was a native of Hartman, son of the late Bert and Nellie Linton Morris, and a member of the Springhill Masonic Lodge No. 118.
He is survived by one sister and brother-in-law, Lois and Donald Miller of Hartman; two half-sisters, Sharon Trout of Oklahoma and Mrs. Rick (Mary) Hembree of Van Buren; three half-brothers, Ewell Morris and Leo Morris, both of Fort Smith, and Larry Hurst of Clarksville, nephew and niece, Duel and Judy Miller of Hartman, several stepnieces and stepnephews; and companion, Iris Terry of Lamar.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Lance King officiating. Burial was in Hartman Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Fred Dlugosh, Max Dlugosh, Duel Miller, Larry Lowry, Donald Lee Harkreader, and Jackie Thomas.
Marilyn I. Cemental
Marilyn I. Cemental, 46, of Hartman died Thursday, May 25, 2001, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
A native of Pope County, she was a Baptist and preceded in death by her mother, Betty Sue Williamson.
Survivors include her husband, Ellis Cemental; one daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Derek Rowley of Atkins; one son and daughter-in-law, Ellis Ray and Nerissa Cemental of Coal Hill; father, Leonard Ray Heflin of Russellville; three stepdaughters, Dora Garcia, Lisa Cemental and Rachel Cemental, all of Odessa, Texas; four grandchildren, Amber Carter, Ashley Rowley and Tristan Rowley, all of Atkins, and Brodric Cemental of Coal Hill; and five stepgrandchildren.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, at North New Hope Church with Rev. Chris Rink officiating.
Burial was in North New Hope Cemetery
under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Junior Ross, Jerry Ross, Jimmy Cemental, Julio Cemental, Joe Hall, and Mike Ross.
Margie Clayborn, 87, of Knoxville died Tuesday, May 22, 2001, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a native of Oakland, daughter of the late George William and Mary Elizabeth Owens Johnson, widow of Cecil A. Clayborn Sr., and was preceded in death by two children; three sisters; and two brothers.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil A. (Michelle) Clayborn Jr. of Olym-
pia, Wash.; one daughter and son-in-law, Wilma and Ralph Denton of Mountain Home; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at the Knoxville Cemetery
with Rev. Thomas Chenowith officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.