Kevin Lee Krachey
Kevin Lee Krachey, 27, of Sparks, Nev., grandson of Harold and Dora
Krachey of Coal Hill, died Monday, March 22, 2004, at St. Mary's
Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev.
A native of Truckee, Calif., he was a son of the late Randy Krachey and
the late Debra Ellison; and was preceded in death by one sister, Trina
Krachey; and an uncle, Clyde Ellison.
Survivors include two brothers, Jason Krachey of Grass Valley, Calif.,
and Robert Krachey of Altos, AK; one stepbrother, Joshua Krachey of
Riverside, Calif.; grandfather, John Ellison of Sparks, Nev.;
grandmother, Mary Ellison of Hayden, Idaho; great-grandmother,
Winnifred Spencer of Grass Valley, Calif.; aunts and uncles, Denice
Calderon of Sparks, Nev., John and Marsha Ellison of Post Falls, Idaho,
Dennis Ellison of Chico, Calif., Timothey and Karen Ellison of Couer d'
Alene, Idaho, Rodney Krachey of Coal Hill, Linda and Lonnie
Hamilton-Miner of Hillsboro, Mo., and Rick Krachey of Oconto, Wis.;
great-aunt and great-uncle, Jean and Beverley Spencer of San Luis
Obispo, Calif.; and cousins, Christopher, Keith and Shane Calderon of
Sparks, Nev., and Jennifer and Brian Ellison of Couer d' Alene, Idaho.
Graveside services and burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31,
at Greenwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Grass Valley, Calif., under
the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary, Inc.
Memorials to assist with funeral expenses may be mailed to John
Ellison, 4930 Leon Drive, Sparks, NV 89431.
Kathryn I. Stricklin
Kathryn Inez Stricklin, 80, of Hartman died Friday, March 26, 2004, in
Mercy Hospital/Turner Memorial in Ozark.
She was a native of Hartman, daughter of the late Ed and Nina Lingar
Nichols, widow of Manley Stricklin, member of Coal Hill First Baptist
Church, and was preceded in death by two sons, Ralph and Dwight
Survivors are three daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy Herndon of North
Richland Hills, Texas, Agnes Stricklin and Angel Rangel of Hartman, and
Linda and Virgil Moffit of Alix; two sons and daughter-in-law, Elmer
and Veryl Stricklin and Manley Stricklin Jr., all of Coal Hill; 16
grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, at the Coal Hill First
Baptist Church with Rev. David Qualls officiating.
Burial was in Hartman Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral
Pallbearers were Jerry Don Stricklin, Ryan Stricklin, Jason Stricklin,
Darrel Stricklin, Randy Stricklin, Allen Stricklin, Dustin Moffit, and
Maxine H. Bradley
Maxine Haley Bradley, 87, of Washington, N. C., formerly of
Clarksville, died Saturday, March 27, 2004, in Washington, N. C.
She was a retired real estate sales employee, member of Second Baptist
Church in Clarksville, where she was a Sunday school teacher for many
years, member of the Order of Eastern Star, daughter of the late James
Meeks and Clara Welch Haley, widow of Samuel A. Hahn and Cecil Bradley
Sr., and was preceded in death by one son, Wade E. Hahn; one brother;
four sisters; and one grandchild.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Marlene and Bill
Farrior of Washington, N. C., and Venda and Lee Robinette of Hot
Springs; one daughter-in-law, Julie Hahn of Salinas, Calif.; five
stepsons and spouses, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil (Nadine) Bradley Jr., Mr. and
Mrs. Edward (Priscilla) Bradley, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald (Lynn)
Bradley, all of Clarksville, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne (Pat) Bradley of
Russellville and Mr. and Mrs. Jack (B. J.) Hahn of Moran, Wyo.; five
sisters and brothers-in-law, Joy and W. L. Brown of Denton, Texas, Faye
and John Powell of Victorville, Calif., Clara Wells of Dallas, Texas,
Dorothy and Paul Smith of Cedar Hill, Texas, and Doris and Don Burns of
Victor, Mont.; 20 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; two
great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, at the Second Baptist
Church in Clarksville with Rev. Joe Craft and Rev. Matt Weaver
Burial will be in Ozone Ceme-
tery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be William Farrior Jr., Jim Hahn, Joe Locke, Len W.
Bradley, Gary Don Bradley, Jonathan Bradley, Wendell Bradley, and
Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church, 709 Oak Street,
Clarksville, AR 72830.
Michael A. Rail
Michael Anderson Rail, 45, of Bentonville died Tuesday, March 23, 2004,
at his home.
He was a native of Clarksville but had resided in Benton County since
1962, member of the First Presbyterian Church of Bentonville, where he
was an elder, and 25-year employee of Wal-Mart.
Survivors include his widow, Lisa Ellen Moudy Rail; two daughters,
Dristin Noelle Rail and Ashton Nicole Rail, both of the home; parents,
William A. and Maxine Rail of Rogers, formerly of Clarksville; one
sister, Sue Ellen Rail Wilkerson of Little Rock; and father-in-law and
mother-in-law, James and Shirley Moudy of Dardanelle.
A memorial service was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 27, at the
First Presbyterian Church of Bentonville with Pastor William Henning
Memorials may be made to Michael Rail Memorial Fund for cancer
research, c/o of an Arvest Bank in Arkansas.
Norried J. Lee
Norried J. Lee, 84, of Dover died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at his home.
He was a retired farmer, school bus driver, member of Lee's Chapel
Assembly of God Church and the Masonic Lodge, son of the late Homer and
Erma Shuffield Lee, and was preceded in death by one son, Jerry Lee.
Survivors are his widow, Velma Hardcastle Lee; two daughters and
sons-in-law, Jeannie and Melvin Robinson of Hot Springs and Monna and
Marc Stiles of Little Rock; one brother, Homer Lee of Russellville;
seven grandchildren, Hunter Botts of Louisiana, Michael Lee, Jeff Lee
and Sonya Gallegos, all of California, and Stephanie Clark, Melissa
Stiles and Mike Stiles, all of Arkansas; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, March 26, at the Lee's Chapel Assembly of
God Church with Rev. Amos Pledger and Rev. Dewayne Holland officiating.
Burial was in Annie's Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox
Active pallbearers were Hunter Botts, Michael Lee, Michael Clarke,
Steve Smith, Mike Stiles, Jeff Lee, and Lyndon Lee.
Honorary pallbearers were Sherman Payne, Lester English, Don Freeman,
John Pritchard, Paul Pledger, and the nursing staff of the River Valley
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation or the
American Heart Association.
Wayne E. Houston
Wayne Eugene Houston, 75, of Altus died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at
Johnson Regional Medical Center.
He was a retired farmer, son of the late Cabot and Grace Carlton
Houston, and Baptist.
Survivors are his widow, Alice Jane Martin Houston; two sons, Don
Houston of Coal Hill and Douglas Houston of Cincinnati; one sister,
Mary Brasel of Elm Springs; seven grandchildren; and 11
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 27, at Roller-Cox Chapel with
Rev. Gerald Morris officiating. Burial was in Coal Hill Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Richard Mayes, Bill Meeler, Glen Bartlett,
Johnny Mayes, Allan Jones, and Don Horn.
Honorary pallbearers were Daniel Houston, Jason Houston, Ray Houston,
Larry Sisk and Cecil Zolliecoffer.