James E. Moore
James Eugene Moore, 52, of Jacksonville died Saturday, July 24.
He was a member of Gravel Ridge First Baptist Church.
Survivors are his brothers Philip of Lonoke, Sammy, Jessee and Lue Moore, all of Jacksonville; sisters, Judy Nichols and Sue Hall of Jacksonville, and Barbara Hancock of DeValls Bluff.
Services were Monday at Stanphil Baptist in Jacksonville. Arrangements by Hardy Funeral Home.
Charles M. Vance
Charles Merlyn “Bo” Vance, 76, died July 23, 2004.
He was a member of West Side Baptist Church in Little Rock and served his country in both the Navy and Air Force. He worked as a truck driver for Barrett Hamilton and retired after 32 years of service.
Survivors include Barbara, his wife of 49 years; two daughters, Kathy Henry of Paragould and Rhonda Watson of Lonoke; three grandchildren; two brothers, James Vance of Traskwood and Jack Vance of Missouri.
Funeral Services were Tuesday at Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke with intermenty in Brownsville Cemetery.
Irma L. Drysdale
Irma L. Drysdale, 91, of DeValls Bluff died Wed., July 21, 2004.
She is survived by five sons, Elton Drysdale of Peculiar, Mo., Carl Lee Drysdale of DeValls Bluff, John Drysdale of Texarkana, Texas, Jimmy Drysdale of Cabot, and Ted Drysdale of El Paso; one daughter, Carletta Meeker of Palmer, Alaska; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were July 25, at the First Baptist Church in DeValls Bluff. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery
in De Valls Bluff. Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials be made to Oakland Cemetery
in DeValls Bluff.
Eva Eloise Cooney
Eva Eloise “Eve” Austin Cooney of Carlisle, died July 19, 2004
Survivors are her husband, Luther Cooney; seven sisters, Rose Austin, Earnestine McClarthy, Bernestine Patterson, Althier Jackson, Judy Austin, Martha Gibson, and Stella Austin; eight brothers, Robert Austin, Ulice Austin, Robert Washington, Richard Washington, Nathaniel Austin, Edward Austin, Lester Holmes, and Mack Austin.
Funeral services were July 24, at the Revelation Church of God In Christ, Carlisle, with Hubble Funeral Home in charge.
Sophia Mae Britt
Sophia Mae Marcotte Britt, 93, died July 23, 2004.
She is survived by a son, Billy Marcotte of Carlisle; a daughter, Edna McGee of Kerrville, Texas; a sister, Louise WaWak of Missouri; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Funeral was Monday at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, Carlisle, with burial in Carlisle Cemetery
by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.
Jerry “JO” Fry, 61, of Cabot died July 30, 2004. He is preceded in death by his parents, William Odell Fry and Mary Lee Jordan. Survivors include his wife of the home, Sandy Fry of Cabot; son, Bill Fry of Newport, AR; daughter, Lena Clemons, of Newport, AR; step-son, Tommy Middleton of Cave City, AR; sister, Cathey Brown of Cabot; brother, Clayton Fry of Cabot; two step-grandchildren, Dillon Middleton and Wyatt Middleton and many adopted friends and children.
Visitation was held Sunday, Aug. 1, from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Cabot Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were Monday, Aug. 2, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Tabor Methodist Church in Cabot with Steve Porch officiating. Interment was at Mt. Carmel Cemetery
in Cabot. Funeral Arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home, 700 N. Second St, 501-843-5816.
Eloise B. McCall
Eloise Brunson McCall, age 86, died Tuesday, July 27, 2004.
Mrs. McCall lived in Lonoke for 55 years. After the death of her husband in 1997, she moved to Parkstone Place in North Little Rock, where she continued to enjoy a rich, full life. She loved going camping, traveling and spending time with her family. She played bridge with friends and was involved in many church activities. She drove and lived independently until the last two months of her life. She was a friend to many and will be remembered by her smile and positive attitude.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Robert Sevier McCall Sr., and her parents, Dr. William Edgar Brunson and Sarah Elizabeth Ledbetter Brunson, and a brother, James Fitzhugh Brunson of Baton Rouge, La.
She was survived by her children, Eloise McCall Brown, and husband, Ken, of Clinton, Ark.; Sarah McCall Hawley, and husband, Lloyd, of Prairie Grove, Ark.; Robert S. McCall Jr., and wife, Janice, of Lonoke, Ark.; Elizabeth McCall of North Little Rock, Ark.; grandchildren, William Brown, Sarah Brown Duck, Margaret Brown Greene, Captain Vince Hawley, Marcus Hawley, Rachel Hawley, Melaney McCall Hedrick and Molly McCall; great-grandchildren, Alexis, Alayna and Cami Hawley, Elizabeth Ann and Alister Brown, Megan and Hayley Hedrick, Kyle and William Greene and Jacob Duck; two brothers, Lt. Co. (Ret.) William P. Brunson of Norfolk, Va., and Lt. Commander (Ret.) Robert E. Brunson of Virginia Beach, Va.
Mrs. McCall was born in Swan Lake, Ark. on May 22, 1918. She graduated from Altheimer High School May 29, 1936 as valedictorian. She received her Arkansas Teachers license on Feb. 6, 1936. She went on to attend and graduate from Arkansas A&M in Monticello in May 1939.
Mrs. McCall taught school full-time for a total of 28 years before retiring in the spring of 1978 to travel with her husband, Bob. Her 28-year teaching career covered schools in Sherrill, Scott and Lonoke.
Mrs. McCall was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, life member of military Rivers Association of America and 58-year member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Lonoke before moving her membership to the Parkhill Presbyterian Church in North Little Rock.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Lonoke or the Marjorie Walker McCrary Memorial Library at Lonoke, Ark.
Friends were received by the family from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, July 30, at Boyd Funeral Home in Lonoke.
A service remembrance was held Saturday, July 31, at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Lonoke, Ark.
Erma Lucille Freck
Erma Lucille Freck, 95, of Cabot, died August 2, 2004. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Freck; parents, William Skinkle and Jenny Booth; two sisters; one brother, and two great-grandsons.
She is survived by her sons; Robert Freck; Jackson, MI, Earl Freck; Jackson, MI, Irving Freck; Cabot; daughters, Marilyn Booth; Cabot, June Thomas; Michigan Center, MI, Barbara Jennkins; Leslie, MI, sister, Letha Linburg; Jackson, MI; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 4, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Cabot Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Services will be Thursday, August 5, at 10 am, at the Cabot Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery
in Jackson, Michigan. Funeral Arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home, 700 N. Second St., 501-843-5816.
Bobby Lee King
Bobby Lee King, 75, of Lonoke, died July 28, 2004. He was retired from Action Heating and Air, a cattle farmer and a veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Providence United Methodist Church.
King is survived by his wife of 52 years, Alice Mae Hoggard King; one son, Robert King of Lonoke; one daughter, Susan Orlicek of Texas; three grandchildren; and one brother, Billy Ray King of North Little Rock.
Funeral services were 10 a.m. Saturday, July 31, 2004, at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Arkansas, 10411 West Markham Street, Suite 130, Little Rock, AR 72205-1409.
Janelle Hughes “Nay Nay”, 42, died July 29, 2004 in San Antonio, Texas. She spent most of her life in the Cabot area before she became house bound with her illness. She was born July 14, 1962 in Wichita, Kansas to Mary A. Bodenheimer; Stuggart, AR and Mac E. Peck, San Antonio, TX.
She is survived by her parents; two daughters, Tabatha Halverson; Stuttgart, AR and Desiree Grisham, Cabot; one son, Ian Stewart, North Little Rock; two grandsons, Brennen Halverson and Camron Scott.
The funeral was August 1, in San Antonio, under the direction of Sunset Funeral Services, of San Antonio.
Macle M. Witcher, 80, of Bixby, Okla., formerly of Ward, died July 30, 2004. She was born July 30, 1924, at Toltec. She lived in Ward most of her life, graduating from Ward High School. She worked at the Jacksonville Ordnance Plant and was a Rosie The Riveter in San Diego, Calif. during war time. She was an active member of First Baptist Church in Ward.
She is survived by one daughter, Linda Fay of Bixby, Okla.; one son, David Lee Starrett of Bixby, Okla.; one stepson, Aubrey Witcher of Benton; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Virgil Cook of Ward and a sister, Beatrice Howard of Ward.
Visitation was Sunday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral was Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at Ward First Baptist Church, with burial in Mountain Springs Cemetery.
Ina Bowen, 85, of Cabot died Saturday, July 24, 2004.
Services were held Monday, July 26, at Dillinger Chapel. Burial was at Gracelawn Cemetery
Connie Sue Brown
Connie Sue Brown, 45, of Cabot, died August 2, 2004. She is survived by her husband Charles “Kenny” Brown; sons, Shane Boyer of Jacksonville, AR, and Joshua Brown of Cabot ; daughter, Shannon Boyer of Springfield, MO; sister, Cathy Schnell of Boonville, MO; brother, Michael LeGrant of Booneville, MO; grandchildren, Morgan Murray, Adison Boyer, and Jordan Boyer.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 4 from 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Cabot Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be Thursday, August 5 at 10 a.m. at the Cabot Funeral Home with Mark Quick officiating. Funeral Arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home, 700 N. Second St, 501-843-5816.
Adam R. Sanders
Adam Randal Sanders, 16, of Beebe died July 30, 2004.
He was a student at Beebe High School and a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Cabot.
Survivors are his parents, Randy and Anne Sanders of Horn Lake, Miss., and Kimberley Jeffers Sanders of Beebe; a brother, Blake Sanders of Horn Lake, Miss.; sisters, Rose Sanders of Horn Lake, Miss., Ashley Jeffers and Emiley Jeffers of Judsonia; grandmothers, Betty Jeffers of Judsonia and Janie Solomon of Kingston, Tenn.; and his grandfather, Bill Sanders of Horn Lake, Miss.
Funeral was Aug. 1 at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.