Bernardo Santiago, 73, of Clarksville died Monday, April 15, 2002, at
He was retired and an Army veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Bennie Santiago
Jr. of Delano, Calif., and Raymond and Lona Santiago of Clarksville; parents,
Jesus and Candida Torres Santiago; two sisters and one brother-in-law,
Valentina and Emilo Mora and Bonefacia Santos, all of Chicago, Ind.; two
brothers, Maximino Santiago of Puerto Rico and Raymond Rutger of Boston,
Mass.; and three grandchildren, Brandon D. Santiago of California, and
Stephanie E. Spaulding and Lacie L. Santiago of Clarksville.
Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 19, at
Lamar Cemetery with Rev. Hector Mendez officiating. Arrangements are under
the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at Roller-Cox Funeral
Elizabeth C. Evans
Elizabeth Christine Evans, 82, of Clarksville died Monday, April 15,
2002, at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock.
She was a daughter of the late Victor and Mae Nickels Sorrels, native
of Smithville, Okla., attended Smithville High School and Oklahoma School
for the Deaf, former resident of St. Joseph, Mich., member of the Clarksville
First Assembly of God Church, and was preceded in death by one son, Gene
Evans; and one brother, Vincent Sorrels.
Survivors include her husband, Edward J. Evans; one daughter and son-in-law,
Dana and Leonard Little of Clarksville; one sister and brother-in-law,
Aline and Nick Bannelli of Kansas City, Mo.; one brother and sister-in-law,
Victor and Juanita Sorrels of Benton Harbor, Mich.; one sister-in-law,
Maxine Sorrels of Bridgman, Mich.; and two grandchildren, Brian Little
and Shawn Little, both of Clarksville.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel
with Rev. Terry Cameron officiating. Burial will be in Knoxville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Harry Tilley, Danny Hattabaugh, Ed Evans, Dewey
Padgett, Jim Evans, David Evans, and Stephan Evans.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Hardwicke Funeral
Esther M. Phillips
Esther M. Phillips, 101, of Clarksville died Thursday, April 11, at
Brownwood Manor Nursing Home in Van Buren.
She was a native of Boone County, daughter of the late James and Tamar
Wheeler Rutledge, and a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Clarksville
and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. She and her
late husband, Richard Phillips, operated the post office and general store
at Fort Douglas for 30-plus years. They were also involved in farming activities
prior to retiring and moving to Clarksville in 1962. She was preceded in
death by one daughter, Ava Hardwicke; one son, Gorman Phillips; three sons-in-law;
two sisters; and six brothers.
She is survived by three daughters, Alice Smith Ellis of Gravette, Maxine
Rail of Rogers, and Mary Sue Powers of Van Buren; two sisters, Lola Phillips
of Clarksville and Ertie Light of Ramona, Calif.; eight grandchildren;
11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, April 15, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel
with Rev. Michael Roach officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Doug Powers, Henry McDonald, Mike Rail, Larry Smith,
Matt Smith, and Jared Smith.
Fern Lloyd, 91, of Ratcliff died Thursday, April 11, 2002, at Paris.
She was a member of the Assembly of God Church, daughter of the late
Monroe and Maude Bethune Whisenant, widow of Arvel Lloyd, and was preceded
in death by two sisters, Mildred Kazy and Evalee Nunnaly.
She is survived by one son, James Lloyd of Oklahoma City, Okla.; one
sister, Amma Keller of Weiner; one brother, Kenneth Whisenant; four grandchildren;
four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Roller Chapel in Paris
with burial in Garden of Memories at Charleston.
Pallbearers were James H. Lloyd, Charles Lloyd, John Haley, Brian Lloyd,
Jason Lloyd, and James C. Lloyd.
Horace H. Blakley
Horace H. Blakley, 92, formerly of Haltom City, Texas, died Tuesday,
April 16, 2002, in Houston, Texas.
A native of Clarksville, he was a son of the late Tess and Rosa Blakley,
50-year member of Harmony Masonic Lodge No. 433, Shriner member of the
Moslah Temple in Fort Worth, Texas; member of Oakburst Presbyterian Church
in Fort Worth, Texas, retired employee of Consolidated Aircraft Company
in Fort Worth, Texas, and was preceded in death by his wife, Irma Marie
He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Sanford and Carolyn Blakely
of Houston, Texas; two grandsons and spouses, Scott and Joey Blakley of
Allen, Texas, and Stephen and Elizabeth Blakley of Houston, Texas; four
great-granddaughters; and one great-grandson.
Graveside services and burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 19, at
Harmony Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Oakburst Presbyterian
Ima (Tiny) Hensley, 68, of Pixley, Calif., formerly of Coal Hill, died
Wednesday, April 10, 2002, in Pixley, Calif.
She was a daughter of the late Jasper and Cora Hanson Ogden.
Survivors include one son, Billy Ogden of Tulare, Calif.; three sisters,
Amy Troxell of St. Joseph, Mo., Pat Weemes of Pixley, Calif., and Ollie
Murrah of West Fork; three brothers, Johnny Odgen of Durant, Okla., and
Olin Ogden and Ronnie Ogden, both of Pixley, Calif.; three grandchildren;
four great-grandchildren; and companion, Leman Parks of Pixley, Calif.
Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18,
at the Hess Cemetery near Coal Hill with Rev. Gene Bowles officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
A graveside memorial service for Josephine Sefcik, 91, of Bakersfield,
Calif., who died Nov. 9, 2001, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April
18, 2002, at the Oakland Cemetery in Clarksville under the direction of
Hardwicke Funeral Home.
The widow of John Sefcik, she was a native of Clarksville, daughter
of the late Joe B. and Kate Clark King, and was preceded in death by one
brother, Joe B. King Jr.; and two nephews, Joe B. King III and William
M. Hardwicke III.
Survivors include two sisters, Anna Katherine Tressider and Minnazelle
Danley, both of Bakersfield, Calif.; nieces, Diane Sandidge of Bakersfield,
Calif., and Sharon King Bosworth; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
A memorial service for Luanne Thompson, 68, of Normal, Ill., who died
Oct. 26, 2001, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2002, at the
First Presbyterian Church in Clarksville.
She was a native of Clarksville, daughter of the late Roger Leon (Buster)
and Anna Augusta Ragon Thompson, graduate of Clarksville High School and
the University of the Ozarks, and taught physcial education in Lovington
and Los Alamos, N. M., and Bloomington, Ill, where she also coached tennis,
track and basketball before retiring in 1987.
She is survived by two brothers, Ragon Thompson of Albuquerque, N. M.,
and Al (Jan) Thompson of Springdale; and one niece, Anna Beth Thompson
Burial was Oct. 30, 2001, at East Lawn Cemetery in Bloomington, Ill.
Malachai A. McDaniel
Malachai Andru McDaniel, 3 1/2-month-old son of Brandon McDaniel and
Valerie and Jason Jinkins, all of Clarksville, died Wednesday, April 10,
2002, at his home.
Other survivors are grandparents, Joe and Vickie Sugg of Hunt, Duel
and Judy Miller of Hartman, Bill McDaniel of Clarksville, and the late
Janice McDaniel; great-grandparents, Mary McDaniel of Clarksville, the
late Charlie McDaniel, John and Sara Griffin of Clarksville, Don Miller
of Hartman, the late Lois Miller, and Bob Huss of San Antonio, Texas; stepgrandparents,
Rhonda Clayborn of Lamar, Johnnie Marlow of Clarksville and Joe and Judy
Jinkins of Ozone; stepgreat-grandparents, Don and Clara Harkreader of Hartman;
uncles, Ronnie Griffin of Bella Vista, Mike Ruffaner and Donald Trujillo;
aunts, Michelle Ruffaner, Stacey Harkreader, and Susan Trujillo; and cousins,
James and April Ruffaner and Paul and Racheal Trujillo.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Roller-Cox Chapel with
Rev. Chris Rink officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Joseph Brandt, Anthony Spiotto, Kenny Jinkins, Tommy
Sparks, James Harris, Jeremy Bean, and Mike Ruffaner.
Nell Louise Webb
Nell Louise Webb, 69, of Lamar died Saturday, April 13, 2002, at Johnson
Regional Medical Center.
She was a member of the Church of Christ, widow of Joe Alfred Webb,
daughter of the late Arley and Nellie Rowtrough Young, and was preceded
in death by one son, Miles Michael Webb.
Survivors are three daughters, Sharon Pharr of Brentwood, Tenn., Joanna
Hickmon of Searcy, and Kimberly Winston of Dallas, Texas; one son, Kevin
Webb of Lamar; two sisters, Naomi Hesser of Fairfax, Va., and Vera Draper
of Montgomery, Ala.; two brothers, Ray Young of Springfield, Mo., and Melvin
Young of Reno, Nev.; and 13 grandchildren.
Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Monday, April 15, at the
Lamar Cemetery with Mike Eppinette officiating. Arrangements were under
the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers were Michael Hickmon, Roc Webb, Jeremy Pharr, Shane
Pharr, Zach Pharr, and Slade Hickmon.
Honorary pallbearers were Phill Pharr, Bob Winston, and Adrian Hickmon.
Ollie Irene Cline
Ollie Irene Cline, 93, of Clarksville died Tuesday, April 9, 2002, at
Arkansas Hospice Center in North Little Rock.
She was a daughter of the late John Edward and Della Neveda Campbell
Cline, Methodist, retired from the Federal Communications Commission in
Washington, D. C., and was preceded in death by one sister, Inez Cline
Peters; and four brothers, Fordie W. Cline, John Asaiel Cline, Taulman
G. (Tink) Cline, and Bernard W. Cline.
Survivors are one brother-in-law, O. D. Peters of Little Rock; and several
nieces and nephews including Ewing Cline of Clarksville, Barbara Cline
Kemp and George Peters, both of Little Rock, Carl Cline, Helen Messenger,
and Anita House, all of California, Rube Cline of Missouri, John Cline
of Nevada, Janet McCaa of Sherwood, and Katherine Warner of Colorado.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev.
Lowell Eaton officiating. Burial was in Kendall Cemetery near Hartman.
Pallbearers were Vester (Nap) Felkins, Eric Cline, Levon Stumbaugh,
William Thompson, Robert Kemp, and Eddie Lindsey.
Robert E. Senft
Roger Edmond Senft, 54, of Clarksville died Wednesday, April 10, 2002,
at St. Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith from injuries sustained
in a motorcylce accident near Scranton.
He was a machinist and son of the late Harold E. Senft.
Survivors include his widow, Karen Sue Senft; two daughters, Amy Jo
Senft and Susan Senft of Indiana; mother, Ruth Senft of Clarksville; two
sisters, Linda Senft of Colorado and Diane Senft of Clarksville; two brothers,
David Senft and James Senft, both of Illinois; and six grandchildren.
Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Monday, April 15, at Oakland
Cemetery with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Arrangements were under the
direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.