Archie L. Cameron
Archie L. Cameron, 73, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died Sunday, April
9, 2006, at Salida, Colo.
He was a son of the late Jim and Lois Cameron, aviator inspector for
the U. S. Air Force, retired from the U. S. Army as a helicopter
mechanic inspector after serving 21 years, Vietnam veteran after
serving two terms, recipient of the Bronze Star and was preceded in
death by one brother, Rod Cameron; and one sister, Carolyn Schanbeck.
Survivors include his wife, Erlene Cameron; two daughters, Rebecca
Addotto of Lafayette, La., and Patty Cameron of Colorado Springs,
Colo.; one son, Michael Cameron of Lafayette, La.; two brothers, Jack
Cameron of Amite, La., and Allen Cameron of Grant City, Mo.; five
sisters, Jean Havener of Lamar, Janice Vaught, Lois Brotherton, and
Donna Cameron, all of Clarksville, and Debra Donahue of Springdale;
three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held at noon Monday, April 17, at the Assembly
of God Church in Lamar with interment of cremains at 2 p.m. in Carter
Cemetery. Local arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox
Clara K. Cebula
A memorial service for Clara Koontz Cebula, 79, a former Hartman
resident who died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, in Panama City, Fla., will
be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the West Mount Zion Church.
Dale W. Magee
Dale Willard Magee, 65, of Coal Hill died Tuesday, April 11, 2006, at
He was a native of Watertown, S. D., son of the late Hugh and Cora
Alice Oines Magee, graduate of Castlewood High School in Castlewood, S.
D., member, former commander, chaplain and game chairman of Coal Hill
VFW Post No. 8532, and a retired staff sergeant with the U. S. Army.
Survivors include two daughters, Joan Marie McGlothlin and husband,
Mac, of Coal Hill and Lori Ann Pledger and husband, Jerry, of Ozark;
two sons, Robert Edward Magee and wife, Lovetta, and William Duane
Magee and wife, Tanya, all of Watertown, S. D.; one sister, Toots
Hendricks and husband, Frank, of Oregon; seven grandchildren; and one
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Friday, April 14, at the Yale Church with Rev.
David Zeiler officiating.
Burial was in Yale Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral
Active pallbearers were Bill Pannell, Larry Skidgel, David Higby, Cliff
Roberts, Glen Drum, and Don Davidson.
Honorary pallbearers were Mike Helton, Dee Yates, John Rankin, Ellis
Davis, Michael Hurst, and Joe B. Hurst.
Eunice I. Daniels
Eunice Ione Daniels, 87, of Clarksville died Sunday, April 16, 2006, at
Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a daughter of the late Jim and Erie Noble Demere, widow of
Godfrey Jerome Daniels, of the Pentecostal faith, and was preceded in
death by four brothers and one sister.
She is survived by one daughter, Sheila Hill of Lamar; two sons, Jerome
Daniels of Lamar and Jack Daniels; 17 grandchildren; and 16
The body was cremated. Local arrangements were under the direction of
Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Frances E. Selby
Frances Evelyn Selby, 86, of Lamar died Thursday, April 13, 2006, at
Countryside Manor Nursing Home.
She was a daughter of the late George W. and Janie Sturgess Proctor,
widow of Vaughn O. Selby, of the Assembly of God faith, retired fill
core employee of the Singer Company of Clarksville, and was preceded in
death by one daughter, Reba Joyce Neil; three brothers, Willy, Jesse
and James Proctor; and six sisters, Irene Butler, Rosiebelle Honeycutt,
Bennie Ruth Keith, Bessie and Elizabeth Hartwick and Mary Hottinger.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Jean Brown of Clarksville and
Paula Ann Cline of Arlington, Texas; two sisters, Georgie Crites of
Morrilton and Lorene Wright of Russellville; one granddaughter, Tina
Neidhart; five grandsons, Greg Stumbaugh, Glen Stumbaugh, Jeffrey
Garrison, Jason Cline and Ben Cline; two great-granddaughters, Rachel
Garrison and Jessie Garrison; and two great-grandsons, Geremey Gibson
and Edward Hoephner.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, April 17, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home
Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial was in Adams Cemetery
northeast of Lamar.
Active pallbearers were David Metz, David Parrish, Cary Metz, Larry
Chronister, John David Hull, and Bub Pearson.
Honorary pallbearers were Greg Stumbaugh, Glen Stumbaugh, Jeffrey
Garrison, Jason Cline, Ben Cline, and Geremey Gibson.
James W. Callahan
James Walter Callahan, 80, of Republic, Mo., died Friday, April 7, 2006.
He was a native of the Montana Community in Johnson County, son of the
late James Walter and Pearl Irene Brigham Callahan, attended Lamar High
School, World War II veteran, purple heart recipient, retired prison
corrections officer and municipal judge in Republic, Mo., and was
preceded in death by three sisters and one daughter-in-law.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Lorain Traw Callahan; son, Jim
Callahan and wife, Beth; their son, Bob, and their daughter, Kathy and
husband, Mark, and granddaughters, Erin Callahan and Jamie Carl; one
sister, Patsy Lemons and husband, James, of Lamar; numerous nieces
including Paula Houston of Scranton and Lea Ann Frost of London;
numerous nephews including Darrell Lemons of Lamar; numerous
great-nieces and great-nephews; and numerous great-great-nieces and
Funeral was held in Republic, Mo., with military honors at Evergreen
Cemetery on Wednesday, April 12.
Jimmy Ray Kirby
Jimmy Ray Kirby, 54, of Barling died Monday, April 10, 2006, at Fort
He was born July 13, 1951, at Altus to Gerald and Venus Wheeless Kirby
and was a dedicated Arkansas public school teacher for 30 years. During
his career he taught at the Western Arkansas Youth Shelter, County Line
High School, County Line Grade School and Pleasant View Grade School.
In addition to raising three beautiful children of his own, he impacted
the lives of many area young people. Jim will be remembered for his
kind heart, quick wit, and easy going style. He was always willing to
lend a helping hand and a compassionate smile. He was a friend to
everyone. He also served with the National Guard, was a member of St.
Paul United Methodist Church of Fort Smith, and was preceded in death
by his father, Gerald Kirby; and brother, Jerry Kirby.
Survivors include his wife, Patti Kirby; two daughters and sons-in-law,
Angela and Cody Jones of Mansfield and Meredith and Charlie Rea of
Barling; one son, Chris Kirby of Russellville; mother, Venus Kirby of
Ozark; one sister, Patricia Patterson of Clarksville; and one
grandchild, Hallie Jones.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, April 14, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel
with Rev. Ted Darling and Steven Breedlove officiating.
Burial was in Jackson Cemetery at Ozark under the direction of Shaffer
Pallbearers were Robert Waldron, Kenton Hurt, Ernie Felcher, Roger
Dall, Larry Burwell, and Vondall Davenport.
Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Shaffer
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, County Line High
School Library, and/or County Line Little League Association.
Larry L. Davis
Larry L. Davis, 58, of Washington Township, Mich., died Saturday, April
15, 2006, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Clinton Township, Mich.
A native of Clarksville, he was a retired employee of General Motors
after 39 years of service, served in the U. S. Navy during the Vietnam
War where he was stationed on the USS Ticonderoga and was a member of
the Southeast Michigan Bird Dog Club. He was preceded in death by one
son, Matthew, and one brother-in-law, Don Metz.
Survivors are his wife, Kathleen Davis; one son, Larry and fiancee,
Angela Jones, of Michigan; one daughter, Andrea Davis of Michigan;
parents, W. L. and Frances Davis of Lamar; five brothers, C. L. Davis
and wife, Sharon, and George Davis and wife, Angie, all of
Russellville, and Thomas Davis and wife, Lou, Samuel Davis and wife,
Alice, and James Davis, all of Lamar; two sisters, Mary Metz of London
and Tanya McKinney and husband, David, of Lamar; adopted brother, Jerry
Signer of California; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at Lamar Baptist Church
with Rev. Clyde Vire officiating. Burial will be in Lamar Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 21, at Hardwicke Funeral
Theodore Ritchie, 84, of Hartman died Friday, April 14, 2006, at his
He was a heavy equipment operator, son of the late Toy Fredman and Dora
Mays Ritchie, of the non-denominational faith, and was preceded in
death by his wife, Grace Ritchie; three daughters, Ettie Gean, Shirley
and Lavern Ritchie; four brothers, Ray, Charles, Argus and Kenneth
Ritchie; and one sister, Edith Sullivan.
He is survived by three daughters, Lorraine Ritchie of Hartman, Dorie
Harderson of Oark and Corina Jones of Riverside, Calif.; three sons,
Larry Ritchie of London, Donald Ritchie of Lamar and Shawn Jones of
Oark; four brothers, Fred Ritchie and Kelly Wayne Ritchie, both of
Clarksville, Lonnie Ritchie of Eureka, Calif., and Eugene Ritchie of
Paso Robles, Calif.; two sisters, Thelma Arbaugh of Hunt and Evelyn
Castillo of Clarksville; eight grandchildren; and 27
Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at
the Liberty Hill Cemetery at Hunt with Rev. Audrey Poteet officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers will be Lloyd McClellan, Pete Piccus, Donnie Ritchie
Jr., Robert Ritchie, Shawn Jones, Donald Ritchie II, Junior Walker and
Honorary pallbearers will be Alex East, Keith Yovanovitch, Justin
Copley, Teddy Ritchie, Jason Ritchie, Floyd Hardeson, and Russell
William S. Park
William S. (Bill) Park, 85, of Clarksville died Thursday, April 13,
2006, at his home.
He was a native of Clarksville, son of the late Goldburn and Thelma
Farris Park, graduate of Clarksville High School and the University of
the Ozarks, member of the First United Methodist Church and the
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, former member of the Lions Club
and Lumber Who's Who Club, Navy veteran of World War II, and a retired
sales and office manager.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Boyer Park; one son, Patrick Boyer Park
of Russellville; one sister, Joann Walton of Clarksville; three
brothers, Tom Park of Perryville, Bob Park of Clarksville, and Jerry
Park of Conway; and three grandchildren, Whitney L. Park and Morgan D.
Park, both of Russellville, and Brooke McConnell of Little Rock.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at the First United
Methodist Church in Clarksville with Rev. Steve Wingo officiating.
Burial was in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral
Pallbearers were Billy Dickerson, Harold Lewis, Jack Cline, Bud White,
Richard Johnson, Tommy Park, Morgan Park, and Jim Dickerson.
Martha Freer Hayward, 72, of Clarksville died Monday, April 17, 2006,
at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a native of Fort Sheridan, Ill., United States veteran of
Korean Conflict, member of the Eastern Star, Disabled American
Veteran's and Saint John's Catholic Church, former employee of the
United States Forestry Service and was preceded in death by her
parents, George Henry and Martha Ellen Hoss Freer; and two sisters,
Loretta Rollans and Margie Atherton.
Survivors are one son, Christopher R. Williams of Clarksville; two
daughters and one son-in-law, Tracey L. and Bob Mussey of Woodbridge,
Va., and Cheryl Vines of Dallas, Texas; seven grandchildren and six
A graveside memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April
at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Russellville with Fr. William Wewers
officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Shinn Funeral
Memorials may be made to Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 103 East Main
Street, Clarksville, AR 72830.