Wetoka Ann Schmidt
Wetoka A. Schmidt, 55, of the South Bend community, diedSunday, Feb. 22, 2004..
Schmidt’s survivors include her mother, Edna Deen; brothers, Charles and Edward; sisters, Vera Brewer, and Lynn Bullock of Naples, Fla., and Elaine McEntyre of Groveland, Fla.; and three grandchildren.
Funeral service was Wednesday at the Bible Missionary Church, 3001 military Road by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.
Graveside service was at Rest Hills Memorial Park, North Little Rock.
Memorials may be made to the Wetoka Schmidt Memorial Fund. Address correspondence to KGHT Radio, Attn. Larry Skinner, 10,000 Warden Road, North Little Rock, AR 72120.
Edna Mae Roberts
Edna Mae Roberts, 83, formerly of Carlisle, died Feb. 18, 2004.
Survivors include her children, Earl H. Roberts of Mena, Wayne Roberts and Janet Lopez of Arizona, Charles Roberts of Benton, John Roberts of England and Elizabeth Kildoo of Texas; one sister, Jean Sajak of West Memphis; 21 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
Graveside srvice was Feb. 21, 2004, at Hamilton Cemetery, by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.
Patricia Smith, 51, of Jacksonville died Feb. 22, 2004.
Memorial Service was Wednesday, Feb 25 at Cabot Funeral Home. Cremation arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home.
Muriel Pool, 83, of North Little Rock died February 17, 2004.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Reba Lee Pool, her parents , 3 sisters and a brother. She is survived by her husband, Raymond Pool; daughter, Murielene Campbell; brother, Claudie Sowell; 2 grandchildren, Regena and husband Milburn Phipps and Jimmy Campbell; 2 great-grandchildren, Casey and Kimberly Phipps; several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was Thursday, Feb. 19 from 6-8 p.m. at Cabot Funeral Home. Funeral Services were Friday, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. at Cabot Funeral Home Chapel, intermenty in 16th Section Cemetery. Arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home, 501-843-5816.
Clifton “Shag” Williams, 80, of Carlisle died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004.
He was a retired Dairy Farm employee for the Bell family in Hickory Plains.
He is survived by his wife, Creamola Williams, of Carlisle; four sons, Herman Ford and Thornell Williams, of Carlisle, O.C. Williams of North Little Rock, and Gus Williams, of Jacksonville; seven daughters, Ezetta Harper, of Jacksonville, Dorothy Scruggs, of Des Arc, Justina Thomas and Maud Hood of Lonoke, Clarinda Settles, Relatha Jackson, and Barbara Williams Toms, of Carlisle; two brothers, Ervin Williams of Beebe, and Emmitt Williams of Hickory Plains.
Funeral service will be Saturday Feb. 28, 2004, 11 a.m. at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Hickory Plains.
The family will receive friends Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, from 7:15 until 8:15 p.m. at the funeral home. Services entrusted to Premier Funeral Home, Little Rock.
John D. Conley
John D. Conley, resident of Searcy, retired veteran and business owner, died Feb. 21, 2004.
He was 72 years of age.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Valley Baptist Church in Searcy. Interment with military honors was in White County Memorial Gardens.
He was retired from the United States Navy, serving in the Vietnam Era and the Korean Conflict. He was ordained as a Deacon in 1986 and served in the First Baptist Church in Melbourne and the First Baptist Church in Judsonia. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Judsonia.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita Landis Conley of the home; two sons, Richard Conley and Rory Conley, both of Searcy; three sisters, Helen Jones of Jamestown, Ky., Linda Simpson of Cabot, Gina Whitlow of Powhatten; four brothers, Jesse Conley and Lyle Conley both of Judsonia, Charles Max Conley of Memphis and Ronnie Conley of Black Rock; and two granddaughters.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital in memory of John Tyler Conley.
Powell Funeral Home of Searcy was in charge.
Elsie Mae Todd Huggs, age 70, of Carlisle died Feb. 21, 2004.
She is survived by two sons, Rudy Huggs of North Little Rock and Wendell Huggs of Carlisle; one daughter, Shelia Renner of Carlisle; two brothers, Leonard and Jerry Todd, both of Carlisle; five sisters, Rosie Barnett of California, Evelyn Gales and Ruth Calvert of Carlisle, Anita Black of Lonoke and Mary Stokes of Little Rock.
Services were Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Carlisle with burial in the Oakland Cemetery
in DeValls Bluff. Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen was in charge.
Diane Davis Haas
Diane Davis Haas, age 57, died Friday.
Survivors include husband, Lloyd; daughters, Dora Tolleson and Nerissa Devin; sister, Mary Rowe; and a grandson.
Graveside services: Monday, Oaklawn Cemetery, Brinkley. Bob Neal & Sons Funeral Home, Brinkley were in charge.
Lucy Viola Crain
Lucy Viola Davis Crain, 87, Tillar, died Feb. 20, 2004.
She taught school in the Delta School District for 25 years, and was a member of the Hopedale Missionary Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Lavada Simpson, Rohwer, Sue Palsa, Carlisle; one brother, Seth Ernest Davis, Vancouver, Wash.; three sisters, Alta McCoy, Elkhart, Kan., Vera Bedwell, Koloa, Hawaii, and Fretta Cunningham, Plainview; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Service time and date to be set later, and will be held at Hopedale Missionary Baptist Church with burial in Hopedale Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the church c/o Norwood Hill, 209 S. John St., Dumas, Ark. 71639 or your favorite charity. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Home, Dumas.
Allen R. Dahnke
Allen Richard Dahnke, 70, of Paragould died Feb. 20, 2004.
He is survived by his wife, Dee Meurer Dahnke of the home; a son, John Kukla of Traverse City, Mich.; daughters, Cindy Tedder of Paragould, Donna Wilkerson of Cabot, Diane Stepanovich of Farmington and Cheryl Kukla of Traverse City, Mich.; and nine grandchildren.
He was a member of the Seventh and Mueller Church of Christ in Paragould. He was a part time employee of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and was an Air Force veteran.
Funeral was Feb. 23 at the Seventh and Mueller Church of Christ in Paragould with burial in Greene County Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Compassion Outreach Ministries Care of the Seventh and Mueller Church of Christ, or the Paragould Children’s Homes Inc., 5515 Old Walcott Rd., Paragould, 72450.
Vines Carlton Gray
Vines Carlton Gray, 77, of Cabot died Feb. 17, 2004.
He was a member of Christ Worship Center at Cabot.
Survivors include a brother, W.C. Gray of Cabot; a sister, Marvel Smith of Austin.
Funeral was Feb. 21 at Olmstead Funeral Chapel in Heber Springs, with burial in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Quitman.
William K. Ashlin
William Kenneth Ashlin of Redwater, Texas died Feb. 18, 2004.
He was a member and former elder of the Redwater Church of Christ, and a former member of the Civil Air Patrol. He was a decorated veteran of World War II.
Survivors are sons, Larry Ashlin of Redwater, Texas, Bobby Ashlin of Jacksonville, Randy Ashlin of Beaumont, Texas; five sisters, Berta Barnett of Russ, Texas, Marie Cross and Maxine Spain of Jacksonville, Bonnie Culwell of Kansas City, Mo. and Mary Larkin of Cabot; and 11 grandchildren.
Funeral was Feb. 20 at East Funeral Home Inc., Texas, with burial in Redwater Cemetery.