Mildred Skinner, age 87, of Cabot, formerly of Liberal, Kansas, passed away November 10, 2005. She was born October 23, 1918 in Gray, Oklahoma to the late Martin & Mildred Shuler.
Mildred was a very lacy, delicate but strong woman. She was involved in many organizations which include: Aurora Club, J.U.G., Liberal Women Federated Club, Daughters of the American Revolution, Life Member of P.T.A., Church Women United, Altar Society, Brownie Scout Leader and Farm Bureau Extension Belle of Hayne.
Preceding her in death is her husband Mervin Skinner, two daughters: Mervilyn Ann Skinner & Nancy Carol Skinner-Robertson; two brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include a daughter Myra J. Maneth of Cabot; two sons-in-law: Marion Maneth of Cabot and Larry Robertson of Wichita, Kansas; five grandchildren: Darcy Adams, Jeff Maneth, Kris Heinz, Michelle O’Rear & Debbie O’Rear; and twelve great-grandchildren.
A Prayer Service will be held 6:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18, 2005 at St. Anthony’s Church in Liberal, Kansas with a reception immediately following. A Mass Service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005 at St. Anthony’s Church with intermenty services at Liberal Cemetery
in Liberal, Kansas. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Service 713 South Second St. Cabot, AR (501) 941-7888.
Shawn Ryan McGee
Shawn Ryan McGee, age 20, of Cabot, died Nov. 9, 2005.
Survivors include his parents, Joanna McGee & Douglas Meiggs; owner of Doug’s In and Out Auto Repair; two brothers: Bradley & Ethan McGee; grandmother Geneva McGee all of Cabot; great-grandmother Lucille Wheetley of Old Austin.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, at Campground Union Church, 2211 Campground Road, Cabot. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Service.
Audie V. Carmical
Audie V. Carmical, 99, of Cabot, died, Nov. 7, 2005. She attended school at Faulkner Gap, worked at the Jacksonville Ordnance Plant during WWII; after the war she was employed at Bayou Meto School, and ran a successful dairy until 1962. She was a member of Sylvan Hills Community Church.
Survivors include one grandson; stepson, Gene Carmical of Jacksonville; and three step-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Nov. 10 at the Cabot Funeral Home. Burial was at the Mount Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements were by North Little Rock Funeral Home.
Billy Joe Cole
Billy Joe Cole, 73, of Carlisle, died Nov. 8, 2005.
He is survived by his wife Geneva Cole; daughter, Sara Seidenschwarz, both of Carlisle; three step-children, Marvin Daniels, Lisa Tounzen and Richard Daniels; three grandsons; five step-grandchildren; and eight step-great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Halford and Eurcil Phillips; and brother, Boe Cole.
Funeral services were Nov. 10 at Boyd Funeral Home Chapel in Lonoke with intermenty in Hamilton Cemetery
Carrie I. Martin
Carrie Ivonne (Branom) Martin, 66, of Austin, died Nov. 11,2005. She worked as a CNA for Osceola Healthcare.
Survivors include her sons, William “Bo” Martin and
Bobby Martin both of Cabot; stepson, Virgil Wayne Martin of Batesvil]e; daughters, Debra Bettencourt of Hanford, CA, Donna Allen of Jacksonville; brothers, Teny Branom of Arizona and Glen Branom of Mesa, AZ; sisters: Rose Hailer of Visaha, CA, Liz Helms of Newbeny Springs, CA, Mary Blackwell of Phoenix, AZ, Loretta Price of Manila, and Marie Bjork, Tularc, CA; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from nonn to 2 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 17, at the Roller Swift Funeral Home, Hwy. 61 South in Osceola. Funeral services will follow at the Roller-Swift Funeral Chapel at 2 p.m. with Sister Glenda Medford officiating.
Interment will be at Manila Cemetery
Patricia A. Claghorn
Patricia “Pat” Ann Cook Claghorn, 66, of Fort Smith, died Nov. 9, 2005. She and her husband Frank, owned and operated Irish Maid Donuts, Inc. since 1960 when they moved to Fort Smith from Little Rock.
Funeral services were held Nov. 12 in Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with intermenty in Woodlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.
She is survived by her daughters, Tricia Grimes, Brenda Adair; sons, Franklin D. Claghorn, Jr., and James Claghorn both of Fort Smith; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren all of Fort Smith; sisters, Diane Scritchfield of El Dorado, and Grace Carson of Cabot.
Memorial contributions may be made to Peachtree Hospice, 4300 Rogers Ave., Ste. 33, Fort Smith, Ark. 72903, Methodist Nursing Home Employee Christmas Fund, 1915 S. 74th, Fort Smith, Ark., 72903 or the Don Reynolds Cancer Support House, 3324 South “M,” Fort Smith, Ark., 72903.
Michael C. Brians
Michael Charles Brians, 30, of North Little Rock, died Nov. 10, 2005. He graduated from Central High School in Little Rock and attended Northwest Arkansas Community College.
He is survived by his wife, Meredith Kessler Brians; mother, Lois Olsen, of Sherwood; grandmothers, Rachel Vance, of North Little Rock, and Coga Ringgold, of Bryant; grandfather, R.E. Brians, of Cabot; and step-grandmother, Gladys Kelley, of Conway.
Funeral services were held Nov. 14 at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial was in Sylvania Cemetery. Arrangements by the North Little Rock Funeral Home.
A memorial service to be held in Bella Vista at a later date.
Torrence Robinson, 83, of Carlisle, died Nov. 4, 2005.
Survivors include his daughter, Clara Muhammad of Texas; son, Elijah Muhammad of Little Rock; and one grandson.
Interment was held Nov. 12 in the Lonoke Cemetery. Arrangements were by Boyd Funeral Home.
‘Rick’ F. Moore III
“Rick” Frederick M. Moore III, 60, of Ward, died Nov. 9, 2005. He retired after 31 years with Roberts and Company, Inc. as a construction superintendent, and he was a member of Cocklebur Baptist Church. He served during Desert Storm in the Arkansas Army National Guard 212 Signal Battalion.
He is survived by his wife, Patsy E. Moore; sons, Ricky Moore of Ward and Scott Moore of Port Aransas, TX; mother, Edith R. Moore of Beebe; stepsons, Larry and Gary Stotts both of Ward; stepdaughter, Camra R. Moore of Ward; brothers, George E. Moore of Beebe and David B. Moore of Floyd; sisters, “Katie” Kathlyn Hellums of Beebe, Dianne M. Benton of Little Rock and Anita Sue McGinty of Guy; one grandchild; and six step-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Nov. 13, at Westbrook Funeral Home.
Carrie Martin, 66, of Austin, died Nov. 11, 2005.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Thurs., Nov. 17, at the Roller-Swift Funeral Home in Osceola, with Reverend Glenda Medford officiating. Interment will be at the Manila Cemetery
Wanda H. Fortnum
Wanda H. Fortnum, 83, of Cabot, formerly of Jacksonville, died Nov. 12, 2005. She was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Searcy.
She is survived by her daughter, Deborah Fewell of Jacksonville; one grandson; and one great-granddaughter.
Graveside funeral services were held Nov. 14 at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Searcy, with intermenty following.
Dewey H. McLean
Dewey H. “Sonny” McLean, 60, of Cabot, died Nov. 7, 2005. He was a Vietnam veteran and served with the Arkansas National Guard until his retirement in 1992. He retired from P.E.C. Transportation at Camp Robinson in 2004.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Barbara McLean of the home; children, Barbara Wilson, James McLean and Brian McLean, all of Cabot; three grandchildren; brothers, Joe McLean of North Little Rock, and George McLean of Cabot; sisters, Brenda Gold of Butlerville, and Connie Adams of Lonoke.
Memorial services were held Nov. 15 at the P.E.C. Chapel at Camp Robinson. Interment was in the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to Arkansas Hospice, 5600 West 12th St., Little Rock.
Arrangements were by Thomas Funeral Service.
Helen Lucille Norris
Helen Lucille Norris, 84, of Jonesboro, died Nov. 11, 2005. She was a member of Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church, a member of the Jonesboro District WMA, Herman Extension Homemakers Club and Woodmen of the World. She retired as a claims representative for the Social Security Administration.
Survivors include her son, Rich Norris of Capitan, NM; daughter, Cathey Munns of Cabot; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Nov. 15 at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial followed in the Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church.