Willie John Smith
Willie John Smith, of Lonoke, died Aug. 2, 2003.
Survivors are his mother, Mildred Long Smith; six brothers, William Sells, Clarence, Carroll and Larry Smith of North Little Rock, Robert and Jimmie Smith; two sisters, Emma Cole and Evelyn Reynolds of Lonoke.
Services entrusted to Premier Funeral Home, Little Rock.
Carl L. Head
Carl L. Head, 55, of Ward died Wednesday, August 6, 2003 in Little Rock. He was preceded in death by his mother, Opal Mae Allen Head, an infant sister and a niece, Nikki Burke. He is survived by his wife, Diane of the home; his father, Joe B. Head of Cotton Plant; 1 son, Joseph Carl “Bubba” Head of Ward; 1 daughter, Ambra L. Head of Ward; 1 sister, Clare Hunt of Jonesboro; 4 brothers-in-law, Jerry Hunt and Dale, Charles and Joe Burke; 4 sisters-in-law, Elva Pirano, Joan Thomas, Marlynn Burke, Charlenn Mann; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was Friday, August 8 at Cabot Funeral Home and funeral services were Saturday, August 9, 2003 at 10 a.m. at Cabot Funeral Home Chapel.
Arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home, 501-843-5816.
John W. Bush
John W. Bush, 56, of Jacksonville, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2003.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Bush of the home; two sons, Bill Bush of Williamstown, Ky., and John Bush of Clarksville, Tenn.; one daughter, Sunserae Simmons of Ward; two sisters, Michelle Powers of Covington, Ky., and Dena Orr of Crossville, Tenn.; one brother, Steve Graves of Indiana; eight grandchildren.
Visitation will be Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003 from 1-3 p.m. at the Cabot Funeral Home, with arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home .
Mary L. Flynn
Mary L. Flynn, 84, passed away Aug. 6, 2003.
She was a member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, Carlisle, a loving wife, a sweet and wonderful mom, grandmother and friend.
Survivors include her children, Wayne Flynn, and his wife, Gail, of Tennessee, Dianne Hart, and her husband, Paul, Larry Flynn, and his wife, Eva, all of Carlisle, and Bobby Flynn and his wife, May, of Louisiana; eight grandchildren, Doug Hart, Vickie Paradis, David Flynn, Tammy Driver, Mark Flynn, Terri Godwin, William Flynn and Danny Flynn; 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Evelyn Peters of Michigan, Bertha Rodden of Carlisle and Virginia Corbett of West Helena.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Horce and Ima Stegall; husband, William C. Flynn Jr.; sister, Etta Jones; and a brother, J.C. Stegall.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Saturday, at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, with intermenty in Hebron Cemetery. Arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.
Memorials may be made to Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, Carlisle.
Jeff G. Kuykendall II
Jeff G. Kuykendall II, 29, of Cabot died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2003.
He is survived by his wife, Lisa Kuykendall of Cabot; his parents, Jeff and Debra Kuykendall of Hot Springs.
Funeral services were Aug. 9, in the chapel of Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home, with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Sam N. Langdon
Sam N. Langdon, 82, of Jacksonville died, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2003.
He was a member of the Lighthouse Tabernacle Church in Furlow. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the 9th Armor Division.
Survivors include his wife Helen “Smith” Langdon; children, Roy Marple of Beebe, Bill Langdon of Lonoke, Sammy Langdon of Cabot, Linda Cummings of El Paso, Geneva Raulston of Ward, Jeanette Quesinberry of Cabot and Kathy Perry of Cabot; brothers, Howard and Grady Langdon both of Mississippi; 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Aug. 12, at the Lighthouse Tabernacle Church in Furlow followed by intermenty in Chapel Hill Memorial Park. Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home was in charge.
Lucas Cain McGee
Lucas Cain McGee, age 21, of Benton died Aug. 8, 2003.
He was a member of the United States Navy.
He is survived by his mother and father, Kaye and Kevin Boatright of Lonoke, and Dennis Quattlebaum of Little Rock; two sisters, Erica Diane Odom of Benton and Susan Quattlebaum of Little Rock; his grandmothers, Nancy Stuckey of Benton, Carol McGee of Atlanta, Texas and Martha Quattlebaum of Benton; one grandfather, Donald Quattlebaum of Benton; and one great-grandmother, Fredia Stuckey of Haskell.
Funeral services were Wednesday at military Road Baptist Church in Jacksonville. Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke was in charge of arrangements.
Arnold H. Milner
Arnold H. Milner, age 83, of Cabot, formerly of Texarkana, Texas, died Aug. 8, 2003.
He was a member of Williams Memorial Methodist Church in Texarkana, Texas, and was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was a United States Air Force veteran and worked for Ragland Office Equipment and Supply Co. (later Firmins) until his retirement in 1998.
He is survived by his wife, Clella Milner of Cabot; one daughter, Johanna Smith of Watauga, Texas; three stepdaughters, Sharlene Tullos of Cabot, Rhonda DeJarnatt of Van Buren and Aria Westerfield of Little Rock; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were Aug. 12, at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Texarkana Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Mack Yancy Sr.
Mack Yancy Sr., age 76, of North Little Rock, died Aug. 4, 2003.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, JoAnn Yancy; daughters, Carrie Meadows, and Betty Roberts; sons, Gerald, Mack Jr., and Kenneth Yancy; sisters, Viola Hardin and Maple Edwards; host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral service was Aug. 9, at St. James United Methodist Church, Lonoke, with intermenty in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Lonoke. Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, Little Rock, was in charge.
Willie John Smith
Willie John Smith, of Lonoke, died Aug. 2, 2003.
Funeral service was Aug. 8, at Mattie Hicks Memorial Chapel, with burial at Arkansas State Veteran Cemetery. Services entrusted to Premier Funeral Home, Little Rock.
Lucy Jo Meredith
Lucy Jo Robertson Meredith, died on August 13, 2003 at her mother’s home surrounded by her family, who lovingly cared for her during a long, courageous battle with cancer. Lucy was born on February 4, 1934, in Newark, Arkansas to Herman and Lorene Clark Robertson. She was predeceased by her husband, Al Meredith and her father, H.C. “Red” Robertson.
She is survived by her son Mark Meredith and his wife Pam of Lonoke, Her mother Lorene Robertson of North Little Rock, six sisters, Betty Hogue, Wilma Owen, Ann Hamilton, Pat Poe, Kay Harris and Fay Dobbins, two brothers, Dick Robertson and Mike Robertson, five grandchildren, Brad Meredith of Conway, April Meredith Adams and Maggie Meredith of Lonoke, Lacy and Casey Meredith of Carlisle, one great-grandchild Drake Adams.
Lucy’s life revolved around family, home, church and friends. Her greatest joys were enjoying the company of her son, daughter-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandchild, sharing memories with her mother, sisters and brothers and spending time with friends from her ladies’ bible class. She will be missed for her subtle sense of humor, her unfailing kindnesses, and her heart-stopping cooking.
In lieu of flowers, memorials will be made to the Searcy Children’s Home or to the Lonoke Public Library.
Funeral services were held at the Palm Street Church of Christ in Lonoke where Lucy was a long-time member. Services by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.
Michael J. Baldwin
Michael Joseph Baldwin, infant son of Bobby and Lisa Baldwin, died Wednesday, August 13, 2003. He is survived by brother, Matthew Baldwin; grandparents, Don Lee and Barbara Grad of N.D. and Charlie and Peggy Sue Pruett of Cabot.
Visitation was Friday, August 15 with a Graveside Service following at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home.
Johnny C. Johnson
Johnny C. Johnson, 62, of McRae, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2003. He was a retired auto body repairman who restored antique automobiles, owning his own body shop in Conway prior to retiring.
Surviving are three sons, Dr. John Steven Johnson of Jonesboro, Bryan R. Johnson of Conway and Robert L. Johnson of McRae; one grandson; two sisters, Hazel Wilmington of Sun City, AZ and Mary Ruth Saterfiel of West Monroe, La.; two brothers, Vernon Eugene Johnson of Cabot and Dale Johnson of Searcy.
Graveside service was Friday, at Lebanon Cemetery, McRae, with burial by Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.
Nella Mae Agnew
Nella Mae Agnew, 99, of Little Rock, died Aug. 11, 2003.
She was born in Lonoke County, and was retired from Sterling Department Store in Little Rock after 48 years of service and later for the Pulaski County Assessor’s Office after 17 years. She was a member of the Westside Baptist Church, Little Rock.
A graveside service was held Thursday, Aug. 14, at the New Hope Cemetery
in Wattensaw. Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth, Little Rock, was in charge.