Arvella C. Mooney
Arvella Criss Mooney, 82, of Clarksville died Friday, March 3, 2006, at
Countryside Manor Nursing Home.
She was a member of Shiloh United Baptist Church, widow of Elbert
Mooney, daughter of the late Steve and Noma Sparks Criss, and was
preceded in death by three brothers, Bill, Grover and Levi Criss; and
two sisters, Sara Harderson and Minnie Haynes.
Survivors are one son, Houston Mooney of Oark; one brother, Aaron Criss
of Huntsville; one sister, Rosie Cummins of Oark; and one grandchild.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, at Salus Holiness Church with
Rev. Clayton Rylee officiating.
Burial was in Case Cemetery near Fallsville under the direction of
Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Carolyn Mae King
Graveside services and burial for Carolyn Mae King, 62, of Wichita,
Kan., who died Feb. 28, 2006, in Wichita, Kan., was at 2 p.m. Monday,
March 6, at Oakland Cemetery with Wylie Jones officiating. Local
arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
She was a respiratory therapist, daughter of the late Earnest and Ora
Mae Broomfield Rogers, and was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth
Felkins and Lucille Tuberville.
Survivors include her husband, Max King; one daughter, Paula Dick and
husband, Andrew, of Dardanelle; two sons, Roger King and wife, Karla,
of Bellaire, Kan., and Max Stephen King and wife, Carmen, of Conway;
two sisters, Earnestine Green of Phoenix, Ariz., and Florence Gummow of
Wichita, Kan.; and four grandchildren, Katlyn and Julia Dick and Dalton
and Emma King.
Frances Lannie, 88, of Morrilton, sister of Eva Terry of Hagarville,
died Wednesday, March 1, 2006.
She was a native of Salus, daughter of the late Nathan and Amanda
Callahan Griffith, widow of Frank Lannie, Avon representative, and
member of Morrilton Baptist Temple and Lewisburg Extension Club. She
was preceded in death by three brothers, Norman, Oscar and Mervin
Griffith; and three sisters, Ollie Phillips, Elzada Acord, and Olzetta
She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, March 3, at Harris Funeral Home Chapel in
Morrilton with burial at Elmwood Cemetery.
Henry Hearnsberger Jr.
Dr. Henry Graves Hearnsberger Jr., 87, of Little Rock, whose daughter
and son-in-law, Carol A. and Cole Martin reside in Clarksville, died
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006, at his home.
He was a native of Chambersville, son of the late Henry Graves and Ruth
Thomason Hearnsberger, Navy veteran where he was a 1st lieutenant,
served as a medical officer and graduated from the School of Naval
Justice, retired general practice and psychiatry physician, graduate of
Fordyce High School, University of Arkansas and University of Arkansas
for Medical Sciences in 1944, served as member and officer of Stephens
School Board, Stephens Security Bank, Berry Asphalt Company, Southern
Pulpwood Company, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield and Pleasant Valley
Country Club, member of the American Medical Society, Southern Medical
Association, Arkansas Medical Society, Pulaski County Medical Society,
American Psychiatric Society, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and
Kappa Sigma fraternity, served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher at
Stephens Baptist Church and Pulaski Heights Baptist Church and was a
member of St. James United Methodist Church.
Other survivors include his wife of 57 years, Charlyne Webb
Hearnsberger; three sons and daughters-in-law, John C. and Marcia
Hearnsberger of Hot Springs, James H. and Angie Hearnsberger and Dr. H.
Graves III and Cheryl Hearnsberger, all of Little Rock; eight
grandchildren, Dr. Mike Hillis and wife, Jennifer, Ben Hearnsberger,
Haley Hearnsberger, Chris Hearnsberger, Hanna Hearnsberger, Will
Hearnsberger, Allie Hearnsberger and Erin Hearnsberger; two
great-grandsons, Avery and Thomas Hillis; one sister and
brother-in-law, Maxine and George Clippert of Camden; niece, Nancy
Broach and husband, Dick of Hope; and nephew, David Clippert of
A memorial service was held Friday, March 3, at St. James United
Methodist Church with Dr. Jack Wilson and Rev. Fred Haustein
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Small
Group Therapy, Inc., 311 Whittington Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901; or
St. James United Methodist Church, 321 Pleasant Valley Drive, Little
Rock, AR 72212.
Huell (Tiny) Hurst, 83, of Lakeville, Minn., died Thursday, March 2,
2006, at his home.
A native of Coal Hill, he was a son of the late Hugh and Georgia
Colvett Hurst, Navy veteran of World War II, retired machinist from
Burrough Manufacturing Company in Detroit, Mich., member of George R.
Reeves Masonic Lodge No. 396 in Pottsboro, Texas, and was preceded in
death by his wife, Julia Lindsay Hurst; and one son, Johnny Hurst.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Hurst Davis of Denison, Texas,
and Judy Conrad of Lakeville, Minn.; one son, David H. Hurst of
Rochester Hills, Mich.; four sisters, Jean Morrow and Joan Sosebee,
both of Coal Hill, Anna Lee Self of Carrollton, Ga., and Betty May of
Sevierville, Tenn.; two brothers, Joe B. Hurst of Coal Hill and Bobby
Charles Hurst of Turlock, Calif.; seven grandchildren, David, Jennifer,
Kristena, Gena, Tamera, Mark and Dennis; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel
with Rev. Paul Burns officiating. Burial with masonic graveside
services by Coal Hill Lodge No. 383 was at Hess Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were David M. Hurst, Christopher Lee Wood, Don
Robert Hurst, Toby Wilson, Donald Ray and David Hawkins.
Honorary pallbearers were Dennis Davis, Mark Davis, and Gary Wood.
Lucy Marie Pyron
Lucy Marie Pyron, 88, of Clarksville died Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at
Clarksville Convalescent Home.
She was a retired secretary and bookkeeper, member of the First
Presbyterian Church of Clarksville, daughter of the late Robert L. and
Lillie Baskin Basham, widow of Ottis Pyron; and was preceded in death
by one brother and sister-in-law, William Robert and Ruby Basham.
She is survived by four nieces, Jane Haynes and husband, Tom, of Olive
Branch, Miss., Roberta Golden and husband, Rick, of Clarksville, Terry
Doyle and husband, John, of Springdale, and Teresa Short and husband,
Jamie, of Rosebud; two nephews, Bob Basham and wife, Lisa, and David
Pyron and wife, LouAnn, all of Clarksville; and one brother-in-law,
Ewell Pyron of Texas.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 4, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home
Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial was in Oakland
Pallbearers were Matt Golden, Dylan Golden, Joe Basham, Eric Basham,
and Sean Basham.
Ottis T. Gould
Ottis Truman Gould, 94, of Hartman died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006, at
Mercy Hospital/Turner Memorial in Ozark.
He was born November 14, 1911, at Springhill Community in Johnson
County, son of the late Mae Oliphant, graduate of Hartman High School,
member of Hartman Methodist Church, a construction worker, farmer and
worked in the coal mines over 20 years, and was preceded in death by
his wife, Ruby Goodin Gould; and several stepsisters and stepbrothers.
He is survived by one sister, Jane Baskin of Fayetteville; and his dear
friends and family: Melissia and Ron Mayfield, Jonathan Galvan, Tiffany
Mize, Billy Mayfield and Selena Mayfield.
Graveside services and burial were at 1 p.m. Friday, March 3, 2006, at
the Hartman Cemetery with Rev. Chuck Starnes officiating. Arrangements
were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Ophelia J. Kauffeld
Ophelia Jacobs Kauffeld, 102, of Clarksville died Friday, March 3,
2006, at Stella Manor Nursing Home in Russellville.
She was a native of the Harmony Community, daughter of the late Tandy
Ulysses and Lily Isabelle Baker Jacobs, widow of Fred A. Kauffeld,
member of the Mount Olive Methodist Church and Mount Olive Extension
Homemakers Club for many years, and was preceded in death by three
grandchildren, Cinda Kauffeld, Donald Kauffeld, and Greg Shively; and
one great-grandchild, Chad Shively.
Survivors are two sons, Lawrence Kauffeld and wife, Ethelda, of Little
Rock and Fred Kauffeld and wife, Irene, of Clarksville; five daughters,
Freda Willett and husband, Guy, of Tampa, Fla., Wanda Shively and
husband, Joe, of Freemont, Ind., Anna Kauffeld of Kingman, Ariz., Sue
Duff and husband, James, of Clarksville, and Sylvia Kinnear of Green
Cove Springs, Fla.; 24 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and three
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, at the Mount Olive Methodist
Church with Rev. J. Michael Thurman officiating.
Burial was in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral
Pallbearers were Fred Albert Kauffeld, Steve Shively, Jeff Shively,
Daniel Kauffeld, David Kauffeld, James Kinnear and Chad Kinnear.
Roger E. Richter Jr.
Roger Eugene Richter Jr., 46, of Clarksville died Tuesday, March 7,
2006, in Clarksville.
A native of Missouri, he was a son of the late Roger Eugene Richter
Sr., and Nadine Farrar Richter.
He is survived by one daughter, Kassandra Richter of Salus; two sons,
Scott Richter and Charlie Richter, both of Louisiana; stepfather,
Phillip Pont of Clarksville; three sisters, Tammy Mooney and Terry
Dixon, both of Clarksville, and Gidget Bartoletti of Pennsylvania; one
brother, Travis Richter of Knoxville; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at Hardwicke
Funeral Home. The body will be cremated.
Truett A. Williams
Truett A. Williams, 82, of Knoxville died Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at
Johnson Regional Medical Center.
He was a native of Knoxville, son of the late Henry Alfred and Mary
Belle Wallace Williams, member of Knoxville First Baptist Church, U. S.
Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, Mason for 60 years and is
currently a member of Knoxville Masonic Lodge No. 370.
Survivors are his wife, Donna Stilley Williams; one daughter, Rebecca
Phillips and spouse, Kenneth Dale, of Russellville; two sons, Terry A.
Williams of Tulsa, Okla., and Timothy B. Williams and spouse, Anissa,
of London; one sister, Emma Sue Karstetter of Fayetteville; and three
grandchildren, Candace Nicole Williams and Katelyn Alexandra Williams,
both of London, and Jessica Phillips of Norwich, England.
Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 4, at the
Knoxville Cemetery with Rev. Don Roy Hankins officiating. Arrangements
were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.