Annie Ruth Watts
Annie Ruth Jarnagin Watts, 90, of Russellville died Saturday, April 8,
2006, in Russellville.
She was a native of Clarksville, daughter of the late John Wesley
Delphia Gibson Jarnagin, widow of William Albert Watts, and was
preceded in death by two stepsons, Vernon A. and James Hubert Watts.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Johnny Lee and Ann
of Eads, Tenn.; one granddaughter, Jan Michelle Watts; two
stepgrandsons, Mark and Wade Watts; one stepgranddaughter, Sonya Foust;
one niece, Harva Garcia; and several great-grandchildren, nieces and
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, at Shinn Funeral Service
Chapel in Russellville with Rev. Paul Northcut officiating. Burial was
in Rest Haven Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were Alan Foust, Gary Williamson, Earl Helton, Steve
Mitchell, Jeff Jones, and Tim Green.
Memorials may be made to Main Street Mission, 1800 East Main Street,
Russellville, AR 72801.
Ferrol J. Self
Ferrol J. Self, 84, of Scottsburg, Ore., uncle of Mike Buckner of
Clarksville, died Sunday, March 26, 2006, in Reedsport, Ore.
He was a native of Clarksville but had resided in Scottsburg, Ore.,
since 1956, was a son of the late Charles and Maud Jones Self, served
in the Army Air Corps during World War II, retired mechanic for
International Paper after approximately 50 years, musician, and was
preceded in death by his wife, Ina Janet Rose Self, and five sisters.
Other survivors include two daughters, Sandra Smith and Shirley
both of Scottsburg, Ore.; one son, Gary Self of Eugene, Ore.; four
grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Gladys Wirth
of Brogan, Ore.
Graveside services and burial were at 11 a.m. Friday, March 31, at
Scottsburg Cemetery under the direction of Dunes Memorial Chapel.
Geraldine Sims Curtis
Geraldine (Gerri) Sims Curtis, 78, of Clarksville died Friday, April 7,
2006, at her home.
A native of Augusta, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Agnes
Fletcher Odom, member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church and Johnson
Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, board member of the Johnson County
Senior Activity Center, and was preceded in death by three brothers and
her children's father, Frank Edward Sims.
Survivors include her husband, Paul Curtis; two daughters, Elizabeth
Warren of Clarksville and Mitzie Allen and husband, Randy, of Coal
Hill; one son, Larry Sims of Maumelle; two stepdaughters, Paula Rice of
Springdale and Sheila Curtis of Clarksville; seven grandchildren,
Kolton Allen, Wesley Fultz, Susan Sims, Gary Don Felkins, Lindsay
Fultz, Sonny Sims, and Melissa McNeese; nine great-grandchildren; and
several nieces and nephews.
Funeral was at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, at Landmark Missionary
Baptist Church with Rev. Vernon Bass officiating.
Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke
Pallbearers were Wesley Fultz, Wendall Lee, James Jaggers, Kolton
Allen, Duane Steele, and Jerry Self.
Jun Nagakura, 88, of Clarksville died Thursday, April 6, 2006, at Mercy
Hospital/Turner Memorial in Ozark.
He was a native of Honolulu, Hawaii, son of the late Elizo and Kiku
Yamada Nagakura, and a machinist.
He is survived by one daughter, Janice Larsen and husband, Thomas,
Ozark; and one granddaughter, Jasmine Candelaria of Chicago, Ill.
The body was cremated.
Local arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Mildred E. McCollum
Mildred Elizabeth McCollum, 96, of Clarksville died Friday, April 7,
2006, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a daughter of the late Claude and Clara Wasson Taylor, widow
Rev. Raymond McCollum, retired home economics teacher, member of First
Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by one infant son, David
McCollum; three brothers, Claude, Emory and William Taylor; and one
sister, Edith Balcom.
Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Griggs and husband, Max,
Clarksville and Dixie Smetana of Newburyport, Maine; two sisters, Jean
Kuempel of San Antonio, Texas, and Marion Dillon of San Antonio, Texas;
two grandchildren, Traci Stanley and husband, Jeff, and Timothy Collins
and wife, Colleen; four great-grandchildren, Talon and Brock Stanley
and Madison and Jillian Collins; and several nieces, nephews,
great-nieces, and great-nephews.
Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13,
Austin Memorial Park in Austin, Texas, with Dr. George Musacchio
Local arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Regina Faye Bradley
Regina Faye Bradley, 23, of Atkins, Arkansas, died Thursday, April 6,
2006, at UAMS Hospital in Little Rock.
She was born Sept. 15, 1982, at Dardanelle, AR. She attended
Pottsville School and South New Hope Assembly of God Church.
Survivors are one daughter, Geanie Marie Barfield of Atkins; two
Tommy Joe Barfield and Christopher Barfield, both of Atkins; mother,
JoAnn Savage of Atkins; father, Roy Bradley of Dardanelle; one sister,
Jessica Bradley of Atkins; one brother, Roy Bradley III of Atkins; and
two stepbrothers, Jonathan Bradley and Daniel Bradley, both of Atkins.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2006, at South New Hope
Assembly of God Church with Rev. C. R. Young officiating.
Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery at Pottsville under the direction of
Hardwicke Funeral Home of Clarksville.
Pallbearers were Jerry Savage, Boyd Hunter, Scottie Midwell, Jimmy
Savage, Curtis Savage, and Sean Bradley.
Visitation was held from 1-2 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at Hardwicke Funeral
Virginia R. Goble
Virginia R. Goble, 87, of Paris, sister of the late Laura Brooke of
Clarksville, died Friday, April 7, 2006, at North Logan Mercy Hospital
She was a native of Paris, daughter of the late George Douglas and
Carter Hardwicke, widow of Ed (Bob) Goble, graduate of Paris High
School, member of the First Christian Church, and a retired business
Survivors include one brother, Harold Hardwicke of Navoto, Calif.;
three nephews, Eddie Brooke of Clarksville and Alan Brooke and Bob
Brooke, both of Little Rock, along with several other nephews; and
Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, at
Oakland Cemetery in Poteau, Okla., with Rev. Phil McGeehee officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Lani Grace Zeiler
Lani Grace Zeiler, nine-month-old daughter of Shannon Rutledge of
Clarksville, died Monday, April 10, 2006, at her home.
She was born in Little Rock and was preceded in death by her
great-grandmother, Juanita Zeiler; and great-grandfather, Mack Yates.
Other survivors are grandparents, James and Glenda Zeiler of
Clarksville; great-grandparents, Edith Yates of Clarksville and Byrones
(Blue) Zeiler of Clarksville; two brothers, Bryce Parrish and Jordan
Rutledge, both of Clarksville; and two uncles, Blue Mack Zeiler and
Dustin Zeiler, both of Clarksville.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Woodland Baptist
Church with Rev. Bill Milam officiating.
Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke
Pallbearers will be Blue Mack Zeiler, Dustin Zeiler, Bryce Parrish,
and Jordan Rutledge.
LeRoy S. Turner
LeRoy Sparks Turner, 88, died Sunday, April 9, 2006.
She was born in Clarksville to Robert LeRoy and Fannie Mae Gash and
later adopted by John and Eliza Sparks, was a member of the Rebekahs
and widow of Eugene Washington Turner.
Survivors are one son, Bobbie John Turner Sr. and wife, Jeannette
(Jay); two grandsons, Bobbie John Turner Jr. and wife, Jill, and Brian
Jeffrey Turner and wife, Angela; four great-grandchildren, Annika, Ian,
Conor and Brittany; three nieces, Rebecca Ann Knox and husband, John,
Maude Armstrong, and Bonnie Brooks; cousin, Winona Andrews; and several
great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Moore Funeral
Home Chapel in Owasso, Okla., with burial in Fairview Cemetery.