Bob E. Reynolds Sr.
Bob Eugene Reynolds Sr., 69, of Clarksville died Wednesday, March 22,
2006, at his home.
He was employed by Automotive Recycling Center as a maintenance
supervisor, attended Hedgeway Church, paratrooper of the 101st Air
Borne Division of the U. S. Army, son of the late Ralph Griggs and Cleo
Reynolds, and was preceded in death by one sister.
Survivors include four daughters, Becky Babson of Brookville, Pa., Judy
Jenkins of Missouri, and Gail Britt and Tracy Barton, both of
Clarksville; one son, Bob Reynolds Jr. of Virginia; one brother, John
Reynolds of Clovis, Calif., two sisters, Tami Kiethley of Duncan,
Okla., and Katherine Lewis of Eureka, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and
A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Roller-Cox
Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Zeiler officiating. The body was
Charles R. Broomfield
Charles Ray Broomfield, 65, of Barling died Wednesday, March 22, 2006,
at his home.
He was a son of the late James Edward and Inice Duke Broomfield and
employed in the concrete industry.
Survivors include one daughter, Deborah Robinson of Coal Hill; one son,
Charles Travis Broomfield of Ozark; one brother, Ralph Broomfield of
Fort Smith; three sisters, Mildred Leavell and Mickey Ruth Nichols,
both of Clarksville, and Dors Woods of Bloomer; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 29, at Roller-Cox Funeral
Home Chapel with Rev. J. D. Ellison officiating. Burial will be in Coal
Active pallbearers will be Chris Brown, Gene Norried, Ben Heath, Scott
Finney, Gerald Marcum, and Donnie Leavell.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ralph, Justin and Cole Broomfield.
Curtis D. Vick
Curtis Dwayne Vick, 62, of Gulfport, Miss., died Sunday, March 26,
2006, in Gulfport, Miss.
He was a former resident of Clarksville but had resided in Gulfport,
Miss., for 34 years, son of the late William Tollie and Edythe Vick,
attended Calvary Chapel Gulf Coast, musician, member of MS Gulf Coast
Billards Association, and was preceded in death by one brother, Don
Survivors include his wife, Linda Vick; two daughters, Tonya and
husband, Denny, of Gulfport, Miss., and Beverly of Fairview, Okla.; one
son, Curtis Vick Jr. and wife, Donna, of Ironton, Ohio; one sister,
Lalia Leslie of Conway; one brother, William Vick of Olathe, Kan.; and
six grandchildren, Michael, Dwayne, Austin, Tyler, Courtney and Abbie.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at
Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Gulfport, Miss.
Danny G. Daniels
Danny Gene Daniels, 32, of Fayetteville died Wednesday, March 22, 2006,
at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville.
A native of Clarksville, he was a graduate of Clarksville High School
and was preceded in death by his mother, Lavern Wages.
Survivors include his fiancee, Ranae Watkins of Fayetteville; father
and stepmother, Claud and Dee Daniels of Fayetteville; stepfather, Tim
Wages of Clarksville; grandparents, Marvin and Jean Daniels of
Fayetteville and Bert and Denver Wages of Hartman; one sister, Rachael
Wages of England; one brother, Jason Daniels and fiancee, Windy Hall,
of Elkins; two aunts, Janice Perez of Russellville and Lavonne Veal of
Clarksville; one uncle, Lanny Bicio of Ozone; one niece, Kinsee Nicole
Daniels of Farmington; one nephew, Austin Hall of Elkins.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, March 27, at Hedgeway Church with Rev.
Bobby Freeman and Rev. Burnett King officiating.
Burial was in Union Grove Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke
Pallbearers were Andy May, Kenneth Kennedy, Daniel Martin, D. J.
Burkes, Sean Bonds, and Jeff Hays.
Doris Willestine Brown Peknik, 81, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., died
Friday, March 24, 2006, at her home.
A native of Plainview, she was a daughter of the late Luke and Eliza
Jones Coats, and was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Brown,
and two sisters, Luci Smith and Gayle Tosspon.
She is survived by her husband of 37 years Steve Peknik; one daughter,
Fayla Brown Acker and husband, Dick, of Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.;
two sisters, Betty Atkinson and husband, Ken, of Cedar Park, Texas, and
Shirley Pasley and husband, Ron, of Kansas City, Kan.; two brothers,
Joe Coats and wife, Rose, of San Jacinto, Calif., and Tommy Coats and
wife, Jean, of Broken Arrow, Okla.; one grandchild, Trager Acker of
Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.; one brother-in-law, Cecil Brown and wife,
Dorothy, of Coal Hill; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral was at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel
with Rev. Larry Horne officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Don Warren, Kevin Jacobs, Cecil Brown Jr., John Brown,
Leonard Bowen, and John Damian Roughley.
Graveside services and burial for Emma Day, 73, who died Sunday, March
26, 2006, at her home in San Antonio, Texas, will be at 2 p.m.
Saturday, April 1, at the Bethlehem Cemetery. Arrangements are under
the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
She served in finance accounting for the United States Air Force from
1951-1955, was a member of Pyron Avenue Baptist Church, and was
preceded in death by her husband, Dwight H. Day; one brother, Frank
Britton; and mother, Norma Jean Britton.
She is survived by one son, Kenneth Day and wife, Charlotte; one
daughter, Dixie Schell and husband, Jeff; grandchildren, Jerrod and
wife, Shannon, Jason, Derek, Dylan, James and wife, Samantha, Devon,
Jocelyn, and Jason; great-grandson, Colten; mother-in-law, Oleta Day of
Clarksville; and three sisters-in-law, Freda Pearson and Jeannie
Crowden, both of Clarksville, and Louise Chronister of Russellville.
Francis V. Hodges
Francis Virginia Hodges danced his last dance Sunday night the 19th of
March, 2006, at the age of 84.
He was the son of the late Otis Virginia and Lottie Blevins Hodges.
He was born in Ardmore, Oklahoma.
He was a World War II Navy veteran.
His loves in his life were traveling, motorcycles, cooking and of
course, dancing with the ladies.
In 1960, he bought 40 acres with a cabin on it in Murray on Thomas
Creek in Newton County. This is where he lived for eight years or so,
but his love for traveling took over and here he was sitting on a
Harley loaded down with all he needed to live on and he put up a for
sale sign and headed northwest. Next time we heard from him he was in
He is preceded in death by one sister, Juanita Hodges Clayborn.
Survivor is one brother, T. R. Hodges of Lamar, Arkansas.
Funeral arrangements is that he asked to be cremated and his ashes be
thrown off of the back of a Harley. He also said that if he were to
have pallbearers it would be the last six ladies that he danced with.
And, of course, there would be a long list of honorary pallbearers.
May there be no Hondas in Heaven, just Harleys.
Local arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Gerald E. Alger Jr.
Gerald Edwin Alger Jr., 51, of Clarksville died Monday, March 27, 2006,
at St. Vincent Medical Center in Little Rock.
He was a supervisor for Tyson Foods in Clarksville, attended New Life
Christian Church, retired from the United States Air Force after
serving 20 years, and was preceded in death by his father, Gerald Alger
Survivors include two sons, Shawn Alger of White Hall and Stefan Alger
of Atwater, Calif.; mother, Viola Kranbeck of Hudson, N. Y.; three
brothers, Michael Alger of Stockport, N. Y., David Alger of Palenville,
N. Y., and Dennis Alger of Hudson, N. Y.; and three sisters, Sharon
Scofield of Norwalk, Conn., and Cindy Alger and Becky Arcurri, both of
Niverville, N. Y.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at Roller-Cox Funeral
Home Chapel with Rev. C. E. Simpson officiating. Burial will be at
Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, N. Y., at a later date.
James H. Rusher
James Herman Rusher, 86, of Lamar died Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at
He was a son of the late Roger and Myrtle Carroll Rusher, native of
Arkansas, and a retired farmer.
Survivors are his wife, Mary Rusher; two daughters, Anna Treadway of
Muskogee, Okla., and Linda Pearson of Lamar; one stepson, Michael Hard
of Claremore, Okla.; one stepdaughter, Beth Parsons of Tulsa, Okla.;
one sister, Virgie Elder of Berryville; two brothers, Floyd Rusher of
Mobley, Mo., and Virgil Rusher of Norman, Okla.; seven grandchildren,
Karen Benson, Catherine Casey, Chris Thomas, Annette Riggs, Randy
Pearson, Paula Bramall and David Pearson; and 11 great-grandchildren,
Lucas Widder, Autumn and Miles Casey, Crystal, David, and Anthony
Thomas, Justin, Joseph and Kenley Bramall, Cyndi Pearson and Lilly
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 25, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel
with Rev. Tom Patton officiating. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Michael Hard, Aaron Moyer, Gary Bramall, Dennis
Patton, David Pearson, and Randy Pearson.
Kim Renee Pickard
Kim Renee Pickard, 49, of Rogers died Saturday, March 25, 2006, in
She was a native of Ottumwa, Iowa, daughter of the late Charles Henry
Brown, moved to Rogers from Clarksville in 1992, cook at Garfield
School and the sophomore campus for the Rogers Public Schools, former
cook at Clarksville Convalescent Home, and was preceded in death by one
sister, Tracy Brown; paternal grandparents; and maternal grandparents.
Survivors include her husband, Charles (Chuck) Pickard; two sons, Cline
Johnson and Kyle Johnson, both of the home; mother, Darlene Louise
Scott Brown of Lamar; three brothers, William Brown and wife, Debbie of
Aztec, N. M., Charles Kevin Brown and wife, Linda, of Van Buren, and
Kevin Cody Brown of Lamar; and two sisters, Susan R. Richards and
husband, Eddie, of Clarksville, and Brandy Lyons and husband, Jim, of
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at Winds of Worship Church in
Rogers. Arrangements were under the direction of Benton County Funeral
Home of Rogers.
Paul M. Buchanan
Paul Maurice Buchanan, 79, brother-in-law of Ovida Buchanan of
Clarksville, died Monday, March 6, 2006, in Dallas, Texas.
A native of Dale, he served in the Army during World War II, received a
degree in accounting from Southern Methodist University, was a
certified public accountant, and was employed for 30-plus years in the
tax department of Atlantic Richfield Company in Dallas, Texas, and Los
Angeles, Calif. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph
Buchanan and Carl Buchanan.
Other survivors include his wife of 54 years Bobbie Buchanan; one son,
Paul Buchanan Jr. and wife, Cara; one daughter, Michele Godfrey and
husband, Craig; four grandchildren, Amanda Buchanan, Jason Buchanan,
Ryan Godfrey and Lindsey Godfrey; one brother, Harl Buchanan; and
niece, Peggy Johnson of Clarksville.
Funeral was at 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 13, at Restland Wildwood Chapel
in Dallas, Texas.