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Date: Wednesday, 30 May 2012, at 6:27 a.m.

- August 15, 2002 --

Lula Britt, 83
Funeral services for Lula Lee Britt, 83, of Arcadia will be held at the Old Saline Baptist Church with the Rev. Calvin Hubbard officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Saline Cemetery.

Mrs. Britt died Aug. 9 at the Baptist Retirement Center in Arcadia.

She was a retired cashier in the banking industry.

She is survived by one brother, Leland Britt and wife Gladys of Castor; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Services were under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

Charles Brown, 67
Memorial services for Charles Owen Brown, 67, of Jonesboro were held Aug. 4 at the Siloam Springs Baptist Church with the Revs. Brian Knutson and Malcolm Self officiating.

Mr. Brown died Aug. 3.Charlie was born in Lena, Miss. To Charlie and Jewel Brown on Feb. 22, 1935. He grew up there with his three sisters. Often Charlie would tell stories about his growing up near the Pearl River. Charlie came to Jonesboro in 1968. Charlie and Patsy were married on Sept. 3, 1987. Charlie was a carpenter, and a good one indeed! His fine detailed work is evident all through Jackson Parish in homes that he built and in cabinets and furniture that he made.

Survivors include his wife, Patsy Martin Brown of Jonesboro; stepchildren, Billy Ray Moore and wife Lana, Dennis A. Moore and wife Diane and Pam Joiner and husband Ernie; step-grandchildren, Corby Moore, Katie Moore, Casey Moore, Jason Moore and Carley Lucero; sisters, Geraldine Hobson and Elizabeth Moss; nieces, Regina Martin, Sheila Frenny, Libby Sebren, Pam Moss, Mary Ballard and Betty Burchfield; nephews, Charles Hobson and Prentice Hobson; and daughter-in-law, Penny Brown.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Jewel Brown; sons, Billy Mitchell Brown and Jeffery Wayne Brown; and sister, Callie Pigg.

Services were under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.

Lolan Clifton, 84
Funeral services for Lolan A.Z. Clifton, 84, of Jonesboro were held Aug. 10 at the Siloam Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Tyler officiating.

Mr. Clifton died Aug. 8 at Jackson Parish Hospital.

Born March 15, 1918, he was a retired machine tender and a veteran of the United States Army.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Shively Clifton.

He is survived by his brother, Fred Ray Clifton of Lake Charles; sister, Reba Martiel Coleman of Sulphur; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Services were under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.

Herthel Hearne, 81
Funeral services for Herthel Lee Hearne, 81, of Chatham were held Aug. 9 at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery with the Rev. Johnny Smith officiating.

Mrs. Hearne died Aug. 6 at Glenwood Medical Center.

Born July 1, 1921 in Hattiesburg, Miss., she was a housewife.

Mrs. Hearne was preceded in death by her husband Coy Francis Hearne.

She is survived by daughters, Elizabeth Irene Baugh and husband Richard of Eros and Frances Bernice Wages and husband Albert of Chatham; son, Charles Alexander Hearne and wife Sheila of Chatham; sister, Mazel Bernice Chatham of West Monroe; seven grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Services were under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.

Orwin Scharr, 88
Funeral services for Orwin Joseph Scharr, 88, of Ocean Springs, Miss. were held Aug. 10 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Ocean Springs. Burial followed in the Evergreen Cemetery.

Mr. Scharr died Aug. 7 at his home.

Born April 14, 1914 in Dickinson, N.D., he moved with his family to Ocean Springs in 1919. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1933-37 aboard the U.S.S. Texas. After working as a signalman for the railroad, he went to work for the United States Postal Service for 29 years, until his retirement as postmaster of Ocean Springs in 1969.Mr. Scharr was a member of the McLeod Masonic Lodge for more than 60 years serving as Most Worshipful Master and treasurer. He was also active in the Ocean Springs School System as a member of the PTA, and later as a school board member from 1962-1981.Mr. Scharr was a long-time member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, and he served the church in many capacities.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lenora and Joseph Scharr; his first wife, Elinor Wright Scharr; his second wife, Ruth Dickey White Scharr; sisters, Lucile S. Webb and Ellen S. Easton; and two brothers, Merrill F. Scharr and Clair U. Scharr.

He is survived by his children, David O. Scharr of Winter Park, Fla., Andrew J. Scharr of Quitman, Roberta Elinor Scharr Allen of Ocean Springs, Donald E. Scharr of Ocean Springs, Nancy White Wilson of Ocean Springs, and John E. White of Ocean Springs; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Services were under the direction of Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home of Ocean Springs.

- August 8, 2002 --

James Antley, 40
Funeral services for James Antley, 40, of Jonesboro, formerly of Deville, were held Aug. 1 in the chapel of Hixson Brothers in Pineville with the Rev. Maurice Dugas officiating. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Mr. Antley died July 28 at his residence.

He was a lineman for 22 years, working the past two years with Entergy. He was also an avid outdoorsman.

He is survived by his wife, Lisa Antley of Jonesboro; son, Jarrod Antley of Jonesboro; step-son, Dustin Barton of Pineville; step-daughter, Delisha Barton of Monroe; parents, Willy “Buddy” Antley and Carolyn Antley of Deville; and three brothers, Skipper Antley of Clinton, Mo., Stacy Antley of Scott and Trent Antley of Deville.

Pallbearers were Skipper Antley, Stacy Antley, Jarrod Antley, Brian Westbrook, David Tompkins, Garland Ryder and Paul Tompkins.

Services were under the direction of Hixson Brothers of Pineville.

E.V. Black, 86
Funeral services for E.V. “Bill” Black, 86, of Mabank, Texas were held Aug. 3 at the First Baptist Church of Mabank with the Revs. Bill Price and James Hughes officiating. Burial followed in the Old Bethel Cemetery in Jackson Parish.

Mr. Black died Aug. 1.Born Jan. 31, 1916 in Bossier Parish, he was a carpenter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Watson Black and Maggie Black.

He is survived by sons, J.C. Black of Fruitvale, Texas, Lonnie Black of Farmersville, Texas, Donnie Glaze of Bonsall, Calif., James Black of Mabank and Kenneth Black of Mabank; daughters, Fay Burch of Eros, Alice Springfield of Chatham, Wanda Calton of Mabank, Vivian Springfield of Jonesboro, Betty McLoud of Mabank, Edith Collins of Ardmore, Okla. and Anita Hodges of Arkansas; 34 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Services were under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home and Southern Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

Herbert Butler, 72
Funeral services for Herbert E. Butler, 72, of Jonesboro were held Aug. 4 at the Center Point Baptist Church with the Rev. William O. Busby, Jr. officiating. Burial followed in the Cypress Creek Cemetery.

Mr. Butler died Aug. 1 at Lincoln General Hospital.

He was a quality control inspector with Automatic Electric Telephone Company.

He is survived by his wife, Inez Butler of Jonesboro; sons, Damon Lee Butler of Silverville, Tenn., Harold Butler and wife Faye of Cleveland, Tenn., Hubert Butler of Ore City, Texas and Raymond Lee Butler; daughters, Judy Ann Goines of Ore City, Dana Leann Busby and husband Charles of Jonesboro, Amy Helen Henderson and husband Trent of Jonesboro and Corissa Dean Huddleston of Jonesboro; sister, Sara Doss of Camden, Ark.; brother, J.W. Butler of Warren, Ark., grandchildren, Taylor Turnbow, Kevin Goines, Alana Busby, Travis Butler, Sadie Busby, Garrett Butler and Dreydan Henderson; and great-grandchildren, Jonathan Goines and Chelsea Goines.

Pallbearers were Charles Busby, Trent Henderson, David Busby, Jeffery Cotherman, Jason Cotherman and Mark Thornhill.

Services were under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

Irene Harper, 85
Funeral services for Irene Patterson Harper, 85, of Saline were held July 31 at the Magnolia Baptist Church with the Rev. Weyland Gauntt officiating. Burial followed in the Mill Creek Cemetery.

Mrs. Harper died July 28 at Forest Haven Nursing Center.

Mrs. Harper was a housewife and a member of the Magnolia Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis R. Harper and daughter Cordelia Ann Harper.

She is survived by sons, Julis Harper and wife Rebecca of Saline, David Burt Harper of Saline and Carlton Harper and wife Carmen of West Monroe; daughters, Mary Lou Cole and husband Robert of Bossier City, Elizabeth Johnson and husband Marlon of Leesville, Debrah Powers and husband Tommy of Jonesboro; and Ruby Burns and husband Greg of Burtonsville, Md.; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Greg Bagwell, Jeffrey Bagwell, Robert Cole, Thomas Cole, Benjamin Joseph Harper, Joshua Harper and William Harper.

Services were under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.

Leetie Spangler, 86
Funeral services for Leetie Angela Dark Spangler, 86, of Jonesboro were held July 31 at the Edmonds Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Ed Smith and Robert K. Leach officiating. Burial followed in the Midway Cemetery.

Mrs. Spangler died July 29 at Parkview Guest Care Center.

She was a homemaker and a long-time member of Midway Baptist Church.

Mrs. Spangler was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Spangler; son, Bobby Ray Spangler, parents, Lela Eldridge Dark and Howard Dark; brothers, Alton Dark, Allon Dark, J.B. Dark and Bermie Dark; and one grandson, Randy Myers.

She is survived by daughters, Nellie Ross of Winnfield and Bernice Shagun and husband Fred of Haughton; brother, Felton Dark of Bastrop; sisters, Linnie Mae Flask of Los Angeles, Calif. and Sybil Hammett of Monroe; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Bradley Griffin, David Myers, Fred Shagun, Charles Spangler, Hanson Stringer and Bryan Varnell.

Services were under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.

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