Woodard W. Cooper
Woodard Wayne Cooper, 64, of Lonoke died March 22, 2003.
Cremation arrangements were by Roller-Chenal Funeral Home.
Angeline A. Buser
Angeline A. Buser, 84, of Ward died Monday, March 24, 2003.
She is survived by her husband, Raymond Buser of the home; two sons, Jerald Arthur Buser and Steven R. Buser; two daughters, Karen Lecker and Bonnie Hansen; three sisters, Mary Pfiefer, Cecelia Onesti and Amelia Dexter; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were March 28 at Hope Lutheran Church in Jacksonville. Arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home.
Billy Brenton Gibbs
Billy Brenton Gibbs, 75, of Casa died March 25, 2003.
Survivors are his sons, Jerry Gibbs, Clarence Gibbs and Larry Gibbs; brothers, Thomas Gibbs of California, Huey Gibbs of Lonoke and Don Gibbs of Clinton.
Funeral was Thursday at Boyd Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Lonoke Cemetery.
Martha Jean Cothran
Martha Jean Cothran, 72, of Bryant died March 26, 2003.
She was a member of Agape Church of Little Rock and an active member of the Arkansas Migrant Program. She was a retired teacher in the Public School System.
She is survived by a son, Mike Cothran of Bryant.
Funeral arrangements were by North Little Rock Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Agape Church, 701 Napa Valley Dr., Little Rock 72211.
Charlie Marie Hile
Charlie Marie Hile, 90, of Murfreesboro died March 28, 2003.
Funeral was March 31 at First Christian Church, with burial in Murfreesboro Cemetery
by Latimer Funeral Home, Murfreesboro.
She was a member of the First Christian Church.
Survivors include her sons, Winston Hile of Spring, Texas, Robert Hile of Lees Summit, Mo. and Mike Hile of Cabot; a daughter, Lynda McCallum of Irving, Texas; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, 716 N. Washington Ave., Murfreesboro 71958, or the Gideons International.
Shirley-Ann Baker, 76, of Cabot, died Monday, March 31, 2003. She was a member of Screen Actors Guild, AARP and a spokesman for Juvenile Diabetes. Research Foundation. She was Miss Senior Arkansas 1989.
Survivors are her son, Jeff Baker; daughter, Pamela Tabor, both of Cabot; five grandchildren; two sisters, Joan Miller of Englewood, Florida and Vivian Herman of Arlington Heights, Ill.
Memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes. Research Foundation.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel, 1921 Main St., North Little Rock.
Micah Dale Smith
Micah Dale Smith. 26, of Cabot, died Monday, March 31, 2003. He was a member of Community Christian Fellowship and played drums in the worship team.
He is survived by his wife, Allison Smith; his son, Brandon William Smith; his parents, Lee and Jealene Smith; his sister, Wynter Smith, all of Cabot; his grandparents, William and Billie Evans and Noma Smith.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 3, 2003 at Rest Hills Memorial Park, 7724 Landers Road, North Little Rock with pastor, Jack Rutherford officiating. A gathering of friends and family will be until 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at the funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Brandon William Smith College Fund % Regions Bank, 106 South 2nd St., Cabot, AR 72023.
William Thomas, 84, of Carlisle, died Wednesday, March 19, 2003.
Survivors include two daughters, Renota Pearson of Carlisle, and Renee Robinson of Little Rock; three grandsons; and six stepgrandchildren.
Funeral services were March 25 at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church on Hwy. 70 in Carlisle. Interment was in Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery
in North Little Rock. Arrangements by Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home.
Michael Lashon Davis
Michael Lashon Davis, 29, Lonoke, died March 20, 2003.
He is survived by father, Elvin Bryant Jr.; mother, Carolyn, and stepfather Jack Coleman; three sisters, Jasmine Davis, Laguanda Tatum, Denisha Smith; grandfather, Clifton Davis; grandmother, Lucille Davis.
Funeral was Saturday at St. John Baptist Church in Lonoke with Robinson Mortuary, North Little Rock, in charge.
Wade Hampton Knox
Wade Hampton Knox, 23, passed away March 20, 2003.
He was a member of Lonoke Baptist Church, and an employee of Knox Realty.
Survivors include his wife, Lesa Marie Knox, and stepsons, Ryan McGuire and Cody Varnell, all of Lonoke; his parents, Charles and Karen Knox of Lonoke; a sister, Andrea Walling and husband Chad, of Salem; his brother, Brook Knox and wife Michelle, of Lonoke; grandmother, Oza Bell Knox, of Lonoke; and grandparents, Betty and Denver White, of Hazen.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Billy Knox and Roy Minton.
Services were Sunday at Lonoke Baptist Church, with intermenty in Lonoke Cemetery, by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials be made to the American Diabetes. Association for Research, 212 Natural Resources Drive, Little Rock, Ark. 72205.
Lila Fuller, age 78, of Jacksonville, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003. She was retired from Westinghouse Corp. and was a member of Kellogg Valley Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Linda Mitchell of Houston, Texas, and Sue Tubbs of Buffalo, N.Y.; one sister, Essie White of Benton; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003, at Kellogg Valley Baptist Church, Gravel Ridge, with burial at Sylvania Cemetery
by Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.
Memorials may be made to Kellogg Valley Baptist Church Building Fund, 9516 Bamboo Lane, North Little Rock, 72120 or the Arkansas Hospice, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, 72114.
Margaret E. Dean
Margaret Elaine Dean, 59, of Jacksonville died March 1, 2003.
She was a member of the McArthur Assembly of God Church in Jacksonville.
Survivors include her mother; sons, Guy David Dean, Ronald G. Dean and Russell G. Dean, all of Jacksonville; sisters, Marlene Stewart of Jacksonville, Fla., and Linda Robertson of Cabot; brothers, Larry O. Church of Moultrie, Ga., and Clifford L. Church of Cabot; and five grandchildren.
Funeral was March 4 at McArthur Assembly of God, with burial in Moore Cemetery, Nevada, Mo. Mooreís Jacksonville Funeral Home was in charge.