David L. Henley
David Lynell Henley, age 80 of Sherwood died Dec. 12, 2004. He was a hoisting engineer with Boyles Brothers and a fireman for North Little Rock.
He is survived by one daughter, Brenda Davis of Sherwood; one son, Michael Henley of Austin; two sisters, Sybil Durbin of Wiggins, Colo., and Bernice Brackin of North Little Rock; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Dec. 15 at Faulkner Gap Baptist Church of North Little Rock with Rev. David Maynard officiating. Burial followed in Harmony Cemetery, North Little Rock. Pallbearers were David Henley, Robert Branstetter, Billy Starks, Brad Davis, Brandon Davis and Sonny Davis. Honorary pallbearers were the Spirit Riders.
Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home was in charge.
Austin Buercklin, age 92, of Greers Ferry died Dec. 12, 2004.
He is survived by his second wife of 11 years, Roena Evans Buercklin of Greers Ferry; son Glenn Buercklin of Greers Ferry, son John Buercklin of Cabot; stepdaughter Jody Clayton of Fort Smith; stepson David Watts of Conway, stepson Carroll Watts of Greenbrier; 34 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren.
He was a member of Westside First Baptist Church in Greers Ferry, where he served as treasurer for many years. He farmed for several years before being employed by the Memphis District of the Corps of Engineers as a surveying rodman in 1935. He was chief of surveying and mapping of the Little Rock District Corps of Engineers, from which position he retired in 1968 after 33 years of service. After retiring from the Corps of Engineers he formed Acreage Realty in Greers Ferry. He was a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a member of the Arkansas Association of Registered Land Surveyors - RLS #7, The Arkansas Razorback Post of the Society of American military Engineers, The National Society of Professional Engineers, the American Society of Photogrammetry, the Arkansas Society for Civil Engineers, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, the Tri-County Board of Realtors, Cleburne County Board of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors, the Holiday Hills Association and Greers Ferry Area Chamber of Commerce.
Service was held at Westside First Baptist Church, Greers Ferry, with burial in Cleburne County Memorial Gardens, Heber Springs.
Memorials may be made to Westside First Baptist Church, 7025 Greers Ferry Road, Greers Ferry, Ark. 72067; Greers Ferry Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 1264, Greers Ferry, Ark. 72067; or Alzheimer’s Arkansas, 10411 W. Markham, Suite 130, Little Rock, Ark. 72205-1409.
Betty M. Free
Betty M. Free, 70, of Maddox Bay, died Dec. 12, 2004.
After retiring as a line supervisor for 23 years at Sanyo Manufacturing, she earned her CNA degree and worked in home health care for 12 years.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, C.J. Free Jr. of Maddox Bay; and three sons, Joe Free of Cabot, Jeff Free of Cabot, and Max Free of Hollister, Mo.; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian Church in Holly Grove Dec. 15.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements made by Wilson-Calhoun Funeral Home.
Dennis D. Weaver
Dennis D. Weaver, 45, of Jacksonville died Dec. 8, 2004.
He worked for Jeffery Sand Company and was a member of First Pentecostal Church in North Little Rock.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa Weaver; two daughters, Denise E. Whittiker and Brittany D. Weaver, all of Jacksonville and his parents, Jeral and Mildred Weaver of Cabot.
Funeral services were Monday at First Pentecostal Church. Burial was in Harmony Cemetery
in North Little Rock. Arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home.
Lazarus J. Barrabi
Lazarus J. Barrabi, 5, of Cabot, formerly of Star City, died Thursday.
Funeral services were Tuesday at Griffin Funeral Chapel in Star City. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City.
Norma M. Powell
Norma Marguerite Powell, age 80, died Dec. 10, 2004.
She is survived by her children, Paula O’Cain of Lonoke, Sandy Thompson of Little Rock, David Powell of Carlisle and James Powell Jr. of Conway; and two grandchildren.
Graveside services were Monday at Little Rock National Cemetery, arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke.
Wanda Lee Lane
Wanda Lee Lane, 73, of Conway died Dec. 4, 2004.
She was born in Lonoke County. She was a house parent for the school of the deaf in Louisiana and Arkansas until her retirement.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Kenneth Lane of Conway; one daughter, Monica May Hardy of Arlington, Texas; one son, Kirk Richard Lane of Little Rock; two granddaughters, and one grandson; two sisters and one brother.
Graveside services were held Dec. 11, at Spring Valley Cemetery, Ferndale. Arrangements by Griffin Leggett Funeral Home.
Andrew “Junior” Holloway, 76, of Kerr died Dec. 10, 2004.
He is survived by his wife, Theresa Holloway; sons, Kevin, Tommy, Andrea Holloway; daughter, Pamela Holloway; sisters, Louise, Helen Holloway; seven grandchildren.
Services entrusted to Hubble Funeral Home.
Wilburn Ed “Windy” Clements, age 87, of Jacksonville, died Dec. 8, 2004.
He was a WWII Navy Veteran; he retired from Missouri Pacific Railroad and a member of Fuller Chapel Primitive Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Monteen Tarkington Clements; two sons, Eugene Clements, of Plainview, John Clements of Plainview; two daughters, Carolyn Brown of Pine Bluff, and Una Grace George of Jacksonville; brother, Hurshell Clements of Austin; three sisters, Gladys Pistorius of Ward, Rena Jones of Austin, Eugenia Womack of Conway; 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was Dec. 11, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel with intermenty at Harmony Cemetery.
Adam Ball, age 23, died Dec. 7, 2004.
Survivors are his wife, Marsha Ball of Carlisle, his father, Gaylon Ball of Texas; one sister, Tara Brewer of Scott; grandmothers, Martha Buffalo and Oleta Lokey of Carlisle.
Funeral Services were Dec. 9, at Humnoke Pentecostal Church with intermenty in Hamilton Cemetery, arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke.
Dorothy Lee Burns
Dorothy Lee Capps Burns, 62, of Montrose, died Tuesday.
She was a native and resident of Montrose for many years. She graduated from McGehee High School and Great Rivers Vo Tech. She was a retired nurse and became a Certified Operating Room Technician at the VA Hospital. Through her nursing career, she was employed by McGehee-Desha County Hospital, Mainline Health Systems and Jefferson Regional Medical Center. She was a member and past president of the Arkansas Licensed Practical Nursing Association. She was a member of the New Bethel Assembly of God Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years, David Burns; two daughters, Lisa Rowe of Cabot, Stephanie Boney of Lake Village; a son, Vernon Burns of Beebe; her mother, Mildred Collins Sirmon of Dermott; three brothers, Billy Cotton of Crossett; Charles Capps of Carieville, Fla., and Carroll Sirmon of McGehee; two sisters, Linda Shehan of Lebanon, Tenn., and Mona Averett of Dermott; and five grandchildren.
Funeral services were Friday at the New Bethel Assembly of God Church. Burial was in the Tillar Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were by Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg.
Memorials may be made to the New Bethel Assembly of God Church, 1319 Hwy. 82 West, Lake Village, Ark. 71653.
Milton “Jake” Crews, of Little Rock, age 55, died Dec. 5, 2004.
He was employed with McCormick Painting Co., he was a life long member of Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trade Union and a 7 year member of Local Union # 424 of Painters Allied Trade.
He is survived by his wife, Kristan Crews Johnson; one son, Jason Crews of Conway; one daughter, Heather Crews of Cabot; four sisters, Carol Pinkston, Linda Bruha, Ruby Steece, Janet Lafferty; four brothers, Jimmy Crews, Ronnie Crews, Donnie Crews, Henry Crews; and three grandchildren.
Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home, North Little Rock, was in charge of arrangements.