Bernie Fink, 80, of North Little Rock, died May 28, 2006. She was a member of Lynch View Baptist Church.
She is survived by her son Jackie Fink, of Ward; daughters, Janet Bean of Plumerville, and Debbie Peck of North Little Rock; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Wed., May 31, at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will be in Arkansas Memorial Gardens.
Nora Lee Gordon
Nora Lee Gordon, 84, of Cabot died Thursday, June 1, 2006. She was a member of New Hope Tabernacle in Austin.
She is survived by two nieces; four great nephews and nieces.
A graveside was held Saturday at Pinecrest Memorial Park. Arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home.
Gary L. Boyles
Gary L. Boyles, age 55 of Lonoke, went to be with the Lord Thursday, June 1, 2006 after a long battle with cancer. He was born March 23, 1951 in Little Rock. Gary was a dedicated employee of Remington Arms Inc. in Lonoke for 34 years where he worked his way up to shift supervisor. He was a proud graduate of Lonoke High School and a dedicated Jackrabbit. He played on the 1969 state champions in baseball and basketball and was captain of the undefeated Jackrabbit football team. Gary also ran track, played in the band and was president of his class. Gary would say, “The way of a leader is long and hard.” Gary attended Arkansas Tech where he played football before starting his career at Remington Arms Inc. Gary was a member of the Masonic Lodge #51 in Lonoke and Lonoke First United Methodist Church. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to have a large time with friends. Most of all Gary was a devoted husband, a loving father and proud son. Gary was a team player and loved by all.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Jimmie Cheek Boyles; his daughter, Tammy Rowe of Sherwood; one son Matt Boyles, daughter-in-law Janette, and a grandson to be of Lonoke; his parents, Pete W. and Regina Boyles of Lonoke; brothers, Harrell (Renee) Boyles of Bryant and Brad (Debbie) Boyles of Arlington, Texas; sisters, Tanya (Ted) Hensley and Tina Boyles of Lonoke and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 4 at Lonoke First United Methodist Church, arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke . Burial followed in Concord Cemetery. The family received friends 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lonoke First United Methodist Church.
Essie Henry, 90, of Leslie, passed away on May 29, 2006 in Clinton, Arkansas. She was born on December 04, 1915 in Leslie, to the late Clarence and Mary (Haggard) Davis. She was a retired nurse and attended New Hopewell Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons: Bill Henry of Dennard, Arkansas, and S.D. “Pete” Henry of Cabot, Arkansas. One daughter: Blanche Phillips of Leslie, Arkansas.
Five grandchildren: Pam Sowell of Cabot, Arkansas, Jody Stewart of Winston Salem, North Carolina, Bill Henry of Nashville, Tennessee, Vickie Nolan of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Jim Henry of Dennard, Arkansas. Two step-grandchildren: Mickey Guerrier and Gladmeir Guerrier both of Cabot, Arkansas. Seven great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services were Thursday, June 01, 2006, 2:00 pm at Roller Coffman Chapel in Marshall, Arkansas with Bro. Wylie Hardin officiating. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2006 at the chapel.
Burial was in the Sulphur Springs Cemetery
under the direction of Roller Coffman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Larry Newland, Lester Newland, Ben Paton, Jody Stewart, Allen Sowell, and Jim Henry.
Marcia J. Cheatham
Marcia Jean Cheatham, age 60, of Scott, died May 26, 2006.
Survivors include two sons, Mike Hughes of Keo and James Cheatham of Carlisle; one daughter, Lisa Goodman of Scott; two brothers, James Overton of Beebe and Boyd Overton of Paragould; five grandchildren; two uncles, Charles Ouzts and Floyd S. Hines, Sr.
Services were held Thursday, June 1, 2006 at Toltec Baptist Church in Scott with Bro. Ron Pierce officiating. Interment followed at Arkansas Memorial Gardens in North Little Rock. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Service in Cabot.
Danny O’Neal (Boone) Morris, age 60,died May 29, 2006.
He is survived by his companion of 25 years, Rebecca; two sons, Donny Morris and Michael Morris of Lonoke; a daughter, Daniela Tamayo of Texas; three brothers, Bill Derden of Hot Springs, Gene Morris of Lonoke and Kenneth Morris of Scott.
Funeral services were Thursday, June 1 at Boyd Funeral Home Chapel, Lonoke. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Mitchell Alan Smith
Mitchell Alan Smith, age 38, of Lonoke, died May 27, 2006.
He is survived by: mother and stepfather Mary Jane and Dennis Bayles of Lonoke; father Marvin Smith of San Antonio, Texas; five children: Mitchell, Jane, Traci, Anthony and Russell; brother Michael Smith of Minnesota.
Graveside services were held Friday, June 2, 2006 at Monk Cemetery
in Ward. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Service in Cabot.
Donnie C. Watson
Donnie Cleveland Watson, age 45, of Cabot, died Monday, May 29, 2006.
Survivors include: wife Donna; daughter Ashley; two sons Adam Watson of Cabot, and Eric Jones of Fayetteville; his mother and stepfather, Joyce and Charlie Wingate of Cabot; sister Phyllis Henry of Searcy; brother Steve Watson of Romance, and two stepbrothers, Tommy and Richard Wingate of Cabot.
Services were held Saturday, June 3, 2006 at Christ Worship Center with intermenty following at Romance Cemetery. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Service in Cabot.
Eugene Ray Wilson
Eugene Ray Wilson, age 78, died June 1, 2006.
He is survived by his wife Avis Wilson; one son, Virgil Wilson and wife Shanyn of Lonoke; three grandchildren, Nickole, Morgan and Kolbe; two brothers, Louis Wilson of Little Rock and Tommy Wilson of Alexander; two sisters, Dorothy Bayles of Missouri and Doris Tackett of Aubrey.
Funeral services were Monday, June 5 at Humnoke Pentecostal Church of God with intermenty in Biscoe Cemetery, arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke.
Helen L. Garner
Helen Louise Garner, age 63, died May 31, 2006. She is survived by her husband Ricky Lee Garner; children, Dewayne Haynes of Illinois and Tina Warsa of Arizona; four grandchildren; one brother, Daniel Mixon of Illinois; a sister, Marie Wilson of Pocahontas and many other relatives.
Graveside services were Saturday at Highland Cemetery, Highland with arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke.
Clara Horton Bailey
Clara Bettie Horton Bailey, 89, of Little Rock, died May 29, 2006.
She graduated from Des Arc High School with honors. She served as Prairie County Deputy Sheriff and Deputy County Clerk, and worked as a bookkeeper for a number of businesses in Carlisle and Little Rock.
She is survived by her sister, Nora Horton Moore of Carlisle; stepdaughter, Sadie Marie McKay; and two step-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held June 1 in the chapel of Griffin Leggett Healey and Roth in Little Rock.
A private intermenty followed at Salem Cemetery
in Saline County.
David Leslie Tedford
David Leslie Teford, 57, of North Little Rock, died May 28, 2006.
He was a freelance furniture designer for over 20 years and designed for several national and international name brand furniture companies.
He is survived by his wife, Tammy Lawrence Tedford; stepdaughter, Emryl Lawrence; son, Jason Tedford; one granddaughter; sister, Mary Jane Staggs of Cabot; brother, and Jimmy Tedford of Beebe.
Funeral services were held June 3 at Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel in North Little Rock.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 1610, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.
Freda Mae Downes
Freda Mae Downes, 76, of Cabot, died May 30, 2006.
Graveside services were held June 2 at Sumner Cemetery
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice.
Arrangements by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway.