James Owen Vint
James Owen Vint, 70, of Jacksonville died Nov. 16, 2002.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a retired captain with the Little Rock Police Dept., and retired from Barrett Hamilton Inc.
Survivors include his wife, Joan; children, Vicki Rounsavall of Fayetteville, Sherree DeWitt of Maumelle, Linda Vint of Little Rock, Dana Johnson of Little Rock, Todd Vint of Cabot; and nine grandchildren.
Funeral was Nov. 19 at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Chapel, North Little Rock.
Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church of Maumelle, 1201 Edgewater Dr., Maumelle, 72118.
Joseph Gaskin, 78, of Carlisle died Nov. 7, 2002.
Survivors include two sisters.
A memorial service was held Nov. 13 at Tyer Cemetery
in Cherry Valley, by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen.
Mary Esther Rider
Mary Esther Lasiter Rider, 80, died Nov. 14, 2002, in Denver, Colo. She is survived by her husband Harry Rider Sr., and son Harry Rider Jr., also of Denver.
She served in the WAVES during WWII. She was a long time member of the First United Methodist Church of Denver.
Wesley Louis Kittler
Wesley Louis Kittler, 85, of Carlisle, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002.
He was a retired farmer, a former Lonoke County Justice of the Peace, and a member of the First United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Joy Kittler; one son, Donald Kittler of Carlisle; four daughters, Phyllis Love of Tennessee, Carol Sumner of Oklahoma, Kaye Stock and Terry Petrus both of Hazen; and step-daughter, Glenda Barnes of Lonoke; two brothers, Robert Kittler of Perryville and W.H. Kittler of Carlisle; two sisters, Louise Hardke of Memphis and Rozanne Bell of Hickory Plains; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Laverne Kittler; and a grandson.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at 2:30 at Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel in Hazen. Interment was in the Carlisle Cemetery.
Visitation was held Saturday at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen.
Betty Mae Trimm
Betty Mae Trimm, 64, died Feb. 17, 2002.
She is survived by her husband, Elbert Trimm; children, David Conley of Michigan, Robert Craig, Charles Craig and Roberta Chance, all of Carlisle, and Leslie Craig of Coy; a brother, Eddie Sanders of Alabama; sisters, Marie Smith of Jacksonville, Virginia Edwards of Lonoke, Addie Hubbard of Alabama, and Charlene Madden of California; and four grandchildren.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lonoke Cemetery. Arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.
Arba Mernell White Bly, 72, of Quitman died Feb. 13, 2002.
She was a retired school teacher.
Survivors include three sons, Kevin Bly of Cabot, Rande Bly of Jacksonville, and Larry Bly of Los Angeles, Calif.; brothers, Marvin White and Walter White; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Feb. 23, at the Faith Baptist Church at Quitman. Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home Inc. of Heber Springs.
Charles H. Eagle
Charles H. Eagle, 71, of North Little Rock died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002.
He was a member of Sheet Metal Union, Local 36 for 41 years.
Survivors include his wife, Marlue Eagle; son, Bobby Eagle of North Little Rock; daughter, Sandra Kirspel of Buford, Ga.; five grandchildren; and sister, Mary Francis Liles of Lonoke.
Funeral services were held at the North Little Rock Funeral Home. Burial was in the Hicks Cemetery.
Carl Walter Felton
Carl Walter Felton, age 92, died Feb. 12, 2002.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Felton.
Survivors include his daughter, Debra Givens of Carlisle; one granddaughter, Jennifer McKinney of Bergman; a grandson, Kyle Spraberry of Pine Bluff; one great-granddaughter, Raleigh McKinney of Bergman; and one brother, A. G. Felton of Lonoke.
Services were held at Boyd Chapel with intermenty in Concord Cemetery
by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.
Kathleen LaVerne Renio, 73, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002.
She was a retired restaurant manager.
Survivors are her husband, Larry; six daughters; six sons; 43 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Feb. 16 at Austin Station Baptist Church, Austin.
Mollie Elliott Crosby, 84, of Bald Knob died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2002.
She was a member of the Central Baptist Church in Bald Knob.
Surviving are her husband, Woodrow Crosby; a daughter, Pearlene Randal of Bald Knob; two sisters, Linda Norris of Bald Knob and Lula McKamey of Cabot; two brothers, James Cooley of Bald Knob and Russell Edwards of Little Rock; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Monday at the First Baptist Church with burial in Shady Grove Cemetery. Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home, Bald Knob-Judsonia.
Carl A. Aldridge
Carl A. Aldridge, 83, of Winchester, died Feb. 15, 2002.
He was a member of Tillar First Baptist Church, a farmer and a veteran.
Survivors are two brothers, and a sister.
Services were held at Tillar First Baptist Church with graveside services at Hicks Cemetery, Lonoke. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Home.
Belva Howser, 72, of Little Rock died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002.
She was a member of Geyer Springs First Baptist Church.
She is survived by her son, Chris L. Howser of North Little Rock, and Jessica and McKenzie Howser of Maumelle, Jim and Renee Howser and Matt, Jacqueline and Brian, all of Cabot; and a brother, James Morris of LaMarque, Texas.
A gathering in remembrance of Mrs. Howser was held Feb. 18, at Geyer Springs First Baptist Church. Interment was in Pinecrest Cemetery.
Betty J. Hoskinson
Betty J. “Ya-Ya” Hoskinson, 54, of Jacksonville died Feb. 13, 2002.
Survivors are her mother, Lilla Smythe, originally of Ward; two brothers, Joe Smythe of Searcy, and James Smythe of Batesville; son, Steven Lewis Hoskinson of Jacksonville; daughter, Melissa Beckham-Northington, Ft. Hood, Texas; and a grandson.
Funeral was private.
Aileen J. Sentell Lashley, 88, of North Little Rock and Fairfield Bay died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002.
Born in Ward, she was a registered nurse for 41 years. Twenty-six of those years were spent at the North Little Rock VA Hospital at Fort Roots, where she retired in 1976. She was of the Methodist faith.
She is survived by her daughter Kathy Markham, of Hensley.
A graveside gathering was held Saturday, Feb. 16, at Roselawn Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Care Link Meals on Wheels, 706 W. 4th St., North Little Rock, Ark. 72114.
Arrangements by Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Custom Funerals & Cremations.