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Arkansas Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 726

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Date: Tuesday, 5 November 2013, at 12:32 p.m.

Jack D. Schoemaker
Jack D. Schoemaker, 79, of Little Rock, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002.

He was a retired construction estimator, a member of Lifeline Baptist Church and a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II and the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, Edna Schoemaker; children, Jack E. Schoemaker, Jill Stacy, Jeri Treadway of Little Rock, Joy Ort of North Little Rock, Janice Daniell of Arkadelphia; stepsons, Cliff Rives of Ward and Ben Rives of Perryville; ten grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren; sisters, Jane Taylor of Little Rock and LaRose Dobbs of North Little Rock.

The funeral service was held Feb. 15, at Lifeline Baptist Church. Burial was in Little Rock National Cemetery. Arrangements by Roller-Drummond Southwest.
Memorials may be made to your favorite charity.

Andrew Coffelt
Andrew Coffelt, age 88, died Feb. 13, 2002.

He was retired from Layne Arkansas Co. He served many years as a volunteer for the Carlisle Fire Department.

He is survived by his wife, Cora Mae Coffelt; children, Rosa Mae Evans of Stuttgart, Delores Robinson of Arlington, Texas, Homer Coffelt of Lonoke and Elmer Coffelt of Carlisle; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two sisters, Inez Carpenter and Drewsilla Brown, both of Carlisle.

Services were Friday at Carlisle United Methodist Church with intermenty in Hamilton Cemetery by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.

Memorials may be made to the Carlisle Volunteer Fire Department.

Edna Saurenman
Edna “Polly” Fielding Saurenman, 83, of Conway died Feb. 14, 2002.

She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by two daughters, Edna Ruth Lievsay of Winterville, Ga., Linda Carol Fielder of Jonesboro; one son, William Morris Fielding, Jr. of Cabot; one sister, Winnie Bailey of Willisville; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, and three foster great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Saturday at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Pinecrest Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to The Arkansas Hospice, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, Ark.

John J. Madar
John J. Madar, 78, of Hazen died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002.

He was a retired farmer and a member of St. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Slovak.

He is survived by five sons, Larry of Hazen, Chuck of Stuttgart, and Johnnie, Billy and Terry all of Carlisle; one daughter, Cheryl Briggs of Hickory Plains; three brothers, Paul, Steve, and Andy Madar; one sister, Veronie Fisher; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Rosary was Friday at Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel in Hazen. Funeral services were Saturday at St. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Slovak with intermenty in the Slovak Cemetery. Arrangements were by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen.

Edythe Trubey
Edythe Tolbert Trubey, formerly of Malvern, died Feb. 18, 2002 in Cabot.

She was born Dec. 4, 1905, to Louis Jackson and Della Hicks Tolbert. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elsworth N. Trubey.

She is survived by a sister, Loreen Tolbert McCarter of Bossier City, La., and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is a graduate of Carlisle High School, a licensed beautician for many years, and a charter member of the Stuttgart Business and Professional Women’s Club. She was owner/operator of a beauty shop in Dallas, Texas, in her younger years.
She was a member of and held many offices in the United Methodist Women in Rochester, Wash. Later she was a member of the Malvern United Methodist Church, the Smith-Young Circle, and the Malvern City Beautiful Garden Club.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, at the Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke, with intermenty in the Carlisle Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Malvern United Methodist Church, Hamilton United Methodist Church, or the Hamilton or Carlisle Cemetery Funds.

Lillie Arsula Riggs
Lillie Arsula Riggs, 97, of Jacksonville died Feb. 19, 2002.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and a volunteer for the Jacksonville Senior Citizens Center. She was retired from Capitol Wholesale in Little Rock.

Survivors include sons, James E. Riggs Sr. of Mountain Home, Rev. John D. Riggs of Durant, Okla., and Joe C. Riggs of Cabot; a brother, Leonard Hamilton of Battle Creek, Mich.; a sister, Mickie Hoffman of Wichita Falls, Texas; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at noon, Feb. 21, in the chapel of Griffin Leggett Rest Hills, North Little Rock.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 401 N. First St., Jacksonville, 72076.

Alcidean Johnson

Alcidean (Scooter) Waymack Johnson, 78, of Lonoke died Thursday, September 5, 2002.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Jesse ( Bud) Johnson, Jr. and a daughter, Peggy Joyce Johnson Evans. She is survived by a daughter, Wanda (Sissy) Johnson Cook; two sons-in-law, Donald Cook and James L. Evans, Jr.; six grandchildren, James (Jimbo) Evans, Jeffrey Evans, Dana (Cook) Anderson, Jada (Evans) Huff, Donna (Cook) Hall, and Joy Evans; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by eleven living siblings, Mack Waymack, Verlene Williamson, Charles Waymack, Ray Waymack, Odis Waymack, Gertie Vineyard, Forrest Waymack, Jerry Waymack, Louise Williams, Ron Waymack and Ann Gilliam.
Scooter was a devoted member of Concord United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women’s group of Concord. As a church member, she served in many capacities: President of UMW, Woman of the Year, Chaplain of UMW, Sunday School teacher and Vacation Bible School teacher.

She has been a faithful volunteer at Lonoke County Care Store for more than ten years. The Governor honored her for her volunteerism to her community.

Her family is honored by the phone calls and letters from those whose lives were saved or redeemed by her witness (both in word and deed). She has left a legacy of love and a belief in God that will live on in the lives of all those touched by her witness of life.

Visitation was Friday, September 6, 2002 at Boyd Funeral Home, in Lonoke, Arkansas. Services were at Concord United Methodist Church Family Life Center in Furlow, Arkansas on Saturday, September 7, 2002 at 4:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Concord United Methodist Church. Arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home, 1921 Main, 758-1170, on line obituary and guest register.

Bernice E. Cockburn

Bernice Erwin Cockburn, 87, of Mountain View, a former resident of Cabot, died Wednesday, Aug. 14.

A retired elementary school teacher, she began teaching in 1940 and retired, in 1972.

Survivors are a daughter, Sandra Wallace of Mountain View, a son Robert Cockburn of Mountain Home, seven grandsons, one granddaughter, six great-grandsons and one great-granddaughter. She was a life long member of Keith Memorial United Methodist Church in North Malvern.

Funeral services were, Saturday, Aug. 17, in the Atkinson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Diffee of Keith Memorial Church officiating. Burial was at Cedar Creek Cemetery in western Arkansas.

Carroll Brannon

Carroll “Buddy” Brannon, 68, of Jacksonville, died Sept. 2, 2002.

He was a member of Calvary Apostolic Church in Jacksonville.
Survivors include his wife, Loretta (Bridges) Brannon; one son, Daryl Brannon of Nebraska; two daughters, Merlene Cook of Cabot and LeVida Bain of Prairie Grove; two sisters, Hazel Russell of Arkadelphia and Ruby Sucka of Jacksonville; six grandchildren, and three great-grand-children.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Thursday at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Floyd Flowers and Rev. Bryan Taylor officiating. Burial was at Sumner Cemetery.

Joyce Ava White

Joyce Ava White, 62, of Monticello died Sept. 2, 2002.

She was a member of Monticello Baptist Temple Church.

Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Randall White of Glendale and Stephen Mark White of Monticello; two daughters, Debra Lynn Cater of Monticello and Amy Regina Beaty of Stuttgart; six brothers, Billy Burris of Dermott, Earnest Burris of Michigan, Johnny Burris of Connecticut, Frankie Burris of Cabot, Lawrence Burris of Monticello and Roger Burris of Oklahoma; one sister, Carolyn Taylor of Woodlawn; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was Wednesday at the Monticello Temple Baptist Church. Burial in Old Union Cemetery by Stephenson-Dearman.

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