Bruce Jeremy Tow
Bruce Jeremy Tow “Little Bruce”, age 18, of Austin, passed away November 30, 2004. Born November 17, 1986 in Amarillo, Texas to Leonard R. Tow and the late Eileen Laneeta Collins Tow.
He is preceded in death by his mother Eileen Tow and twin brother Howard Dean Tow.
Survivors include his father Leonard Tow of Austin; brother Leon Tow; sisters Crista & Michelle Tow all of Texas; grandparents Willa Dean & Pete McAnally, Leonard J. & Rosalee Tow all of Cabot and Mr. and Mrs. Owen Collins of Amarillo, Texas; great-great-grandmother Myrza Tow of Amarillo, Texas; six special aunts: Lois Winn of Austin; Bobbie Kay Whitaker of Oklahoma City, Okla.; Tiffani Tow of Amarillo, Texas; Debbie, Jackie & Claire Collins all of Texas; two special uncles: Bruce Winn of Austin & Gary McAnally of Amarillo, Texas; along with numerous other aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation was 12 noon to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, 2004 with the family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Graveside services wereheld 11:00 am on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004 at Mt. Carmel Cemetery
in Cabot. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Service, 713 South Second St., Cabot, AR (501) 941-7888.
Brandie Renee Green
Brandie Renee Green, age 29, of Jacksonville, died Nov. 29, 2004.
Survivors include mother Vickie Green and Dwight Billings (dad) of Jacksonville; father and step-mother Lester and Julie Rygh Green of Lyndon, Kansas; three brothers: Jason Green of Jacksonville, Adam Johnson & Kane Johnson of Topeka, Kan.; one sister Andrea Neary of Topeka, Kan.; grandparents Norene and Richard Burgess of Austin and grandfather Lester Green Sr.
Visitation was Thursday, December 2, 2004 at Thomas Funeral Home, Cabot. Graveside services were Friday, Dec. 3, 2004 at Old Austin Cemetery.
Jerry W. Davis
Jerry W. Davis, 64, a leader in the food industry, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Shirley Davis; two daughters, Gina Hurt of Sherwood and Jodi Jackson of Benton; two stepsons, Freddie McGee of Justin, Texas and Gaylen McGee of Lonoke; three grandchildren; a sister, Jane Mooser of Searcy.
He served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer for Affiliated Foods Southwest, Inc.
Funeral was Friday, Dec. 3, 2004 at Immanuel Baptist Church with Dr. Rex M. Horne, Jr. and Rev. David Harris officiating. Interment was in Forest Hills Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Immanuel Baptist Chrurch building fund, 501 N. Shackleford Rd., Little Rock 72211 or Baptist Health Foundation, 9601 Interstate 630, Exit 7, Little Rock 72205-7299.
Elsie L. Fielder
Elsie L. Fielder opened her eyes to Heaven’s eternal Glory on December 2, 2004 at the age of 84. She completed her martial vows of 56 years by laying her husband, John Fielder, to rest on March 10, 1990. Elsie was also preceded in death by her grandson-Matt Fielder, parents Walter and Lola Archer, sisters-Irene Fielder and Ailene Anderson and brothers R.S. Archer and Leo Archer. She retired in 1982 from Kellwood Company with over 20 years of service as a line supervisor. She was a member of Steel Bridge Baptist Church, She was a loving mother and a devoted Granny/Grandma to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survi- ved by: son, John W. (Gloria) Fielder of Cabot, daughter, Marsha(Lloyd) Risner of Lonoke; sisters Minnie Chivers and Lou Beatty of Lonoke, and Norma (Edward) Morris of Keo, brothers; Raymond (Wanda) Archer of Beebe and Kenneth (Linda) Archer of Sheridan, grandchildren; Cindy (Brian) Wallick of Little Rock, Lesley (Brad) Hill, Brian (Carol) Risner and Blake Risner all of Lonoke, great-grandchildren; Chase Fielder, Alyssa Hammonds, Zack Risner, Maggie Hill and Will Risner.
Services were 2 p.m. Saturday Dec. 4, 2004 at Steel Bridge Baptist Church with burial at Lonoke cemetery by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.
John Ronald King
John Ronald King, age 44, of Carlisle, died Dec. 5, 2004.
He is survived by four sons, Seth Parson King, John King, Joe King and Mathew King, all of West Virginia; one daughter, Dixie King of Carlisle; his mother, Delma King of Carlisle; one grandson; three brothers, Frank King of Carlisle, Duwayne King of California, and Larry King of Carlisle; and one sister, Frances Wick of Jacksonville.
Visitation begins 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe, with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in New Hope Cemetery.
Betty House Rucker
Betty Sue House Rucker, age 63 of Cabot died Dec. 5, 2004. She was retired from Rebsemen Hospital after 18 years and a member of Christ Worship Center of Cabot.
She is survived by her children, Patie Hatton of Cabot and Kevin Boersma of Rogers; sisters, Mary Rudd of Kentucky, Donna Adams of Cabot, Judy Garcia of California; brother, James Benjamin House, Jr. of Oregon; three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 8 at Christ Worship Center of Cabot with Pastor Tom Heffner officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery
with arrangements by Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home.
Lois Theresa Crane
Lois Theresa Crane, 68, died Dec. 6, 2004.
She is survived by her husband, Willie Crane; sons, Jeff Crane and Bill Crane, both of Lonoke, and Michael McCartney of Alabama; daughters, Diane McCartney and Julie Mann of Searcy and Trisha Collins of Scott; 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret Johnson of South Dakota, Mary Eland and Bonita Huff of South Dakota and Lucy Schultz of Wisconsin.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, at Hamilton Cemetery
by Boyd Funeral Home of Lonoke.
Robert W. Wallace
Robert Weldon Wallace, 63, of Hot Springs died, Dec. 5, 2004.
During high school he worked in the grocery business at Safeway in Little Rock. He also spent one summer as an auto mechanic at Morehart’s Garage in Little Rock. While in college he worked for A&M periodically, and spent two summers with the USFS in Bend, Ore., and Perryville. After graduation he worked for the U of A Experiment Station in Hope and with Koppers before joining Georgia-Pacific in September of 1964 as an assistant district forester on the Gates District. Other than a 3-year break in service in the mid ‘70s to work for Weyerhaeuser in Millport, Ala., Bob has spent his entire 40-year career with Georgia-Pacific in Louisville, Miss., Fordyce, and Crossett. He was Scoutmaster to Troop 63 for many years in Fordyce. He was selected “Man of the Year” by the Fordyce Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of Arkansas Deer Camp where he was past president. He was also a member of both Little Rock and Hot Springs Bop Club. He was a long time member of Crossett First Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Arkadelphia.
Survivors include his wife and two children, Brent Wallace of Arkadelphia and Brian Wallace of Cabot; and five grandchildren.
Service was Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Arkadelphia.
Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.
Charlene Blakey, 73, of Irving, Texas, died Dec. 5, 2004.
She is survived by five children, Randy Blakey, Cabot, Ron Blakey, Suwanee, Ga., Rick Blakey, Lewisville, Texas, Diane Wilkerson, Grand Prairie, Texas, and Brian Blakey, Marietta, Ga.; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and her sister, Mary Blaylock, Little Rock.
Services were Dec. 8 at the funeral home chapel. Burial was in Crestlawn Memorial Park.
Donations can be made to the Arkansas Hospice Foundation, Inc., 5600 W. 12th St., Little Rock, Ark. 72204.
Charlotte E. Lewis
Charlotte Elizabeth Lewis, age 79, of Cabot, died Dec. 5, 2004.
Survivors include her daughter Hanna Acosta of Cabot and two grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Dec. 7, in Cabot. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Service Cabot.
Herbert Carl Williams, age 54, of Van Buren died Dec. 3, 2004.
Survivors include a brother, Ray Williams Sr. of Cabot; one sister, Mary Yarbrough of Van Buren; stepson, Cameron Schuster of Van Buren; and one step-grandchild.
Graveside services were held at Mt. Carmel Cemetery
Memorials be made to The Arkansas Cancer Research Center, 4301 West Markham St., Little Rock, Ark. 72205.
Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Service, Cabot.