Celia Avo Hubbard
Funeral for Celia Avo Hubbard, 84, of Grannis, who died Friday, April
21, 2006, at Mena Medical Center, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 27,
at Oark Community Church with Rev. Timothy Vanderford officiating.
Burial will be in Oark Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox
She was a daughter of the late Alec and Ida Mays Martin, widow of Sam
Hubbard, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Verdalee Hubbard;
and two sons, J. A. and Douglas Hubbard.
Survivors include three daughters, Bronda Kuykendall of Cove, Martha
Norman of Nashville, and Pearl Pritchett of Grannis; three sons, Leroy
Hubbard and Dewayne Hubbard, both of Cove, and Donnie Hubbard of
Puyallup, Wash.; two brothers, Clifton Martin of Vinita, Okla., and
Buddy Martin of Oak Grove; two sisters, Norma (Tootsie) O'Connor of
Ozark and Geneva Lyman of California; 20 grandchildren; 33
great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Edmund J. Voyna
Edmund J. Voyna, 86, of Knoxville died Sunday, April 16, 2006, at
Johnson Regional Medical Center.
He was a native of Howard County, Iowa, son of the late Frank Joseph
and Victoria Lundak Voyna, an eighth grade graduate and was the
recipient of a G.E. D. at the age of 72 following his retirement. He
was formerly employed at the Oliver, Adrian Implement, the Department
of Transportation and H&M Transport. He and his wife, Sylvia
Kessler Voyna, also owned and operated Sylvia's West Side Cafe.
Following retirement from the Department of Transportation and moving
to Arkansas in the early 1980s, he was employed at Precision Chasse
Company and Janssen Engineering. He was a past member of the Moose
Lodge and was preceded in death by one brother, William Voyna; and two
sisters, Mary Fye and Agnes Frana.
Other than his wife, he is survived by five children, Steven (Cheryl)
Voyna of Bondurant, Iowa, Carol (Jerry) Johnson of Bassett, Iowa,
Leland (Gail) Voyna of Charles City, Iowa, Kevin Voyna of Anamosa,
Iowa, and Vicki Janssen of Russellville; 12 grandchildren, David
(Angie) Voyna, Angela Voyna, Michelle (Jason) Skarpness, Nancy Johnson,
Dr. Kristina Voyna, Amber (Doug) Barr, Nicholas (Heidi) Trask, Landon
Nelson, and Michael Rasmusson, all of Iowa, and Shaun, Susan and Shane
Janssen of Russellville; ten great-grandchildren, Taylor Voyna, Chase
and Alexis Skarpness, Drew Johnson, Seth Diercks, Austin, Tanner and
Trennedy Barr, and Kirsten and Keegan Rasmusson; and two sisters,
Virginia Ripley and Edith Meyer of Iowa.
Funeral was at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 20, at Hauser Funeral Home in
Charles City, Iowa, with Rev. Dennis Niezwaag officiating. Burial was
in Sunnyside Memory Gardens in Charles City, Iowa.
Pallbearers were Alvin Voyna, Shaun Janssen, David Voyna, Shane
Janssen, Michael Rasmusson, and Nicholas Trask.
Fern B. Horner
Fern Beryle Lance Horner, 83, of Lamar died Sunday, April 23, 2006, at
Clarksville Convalescent Home.
She was a daughter of the late Clifford L. and Nina Ham Lance, widow of
K. R. Horner, former cook at Lamar Schools and was a charter member of
the Lamar Baptist Church where she was also a member of the Mary Martha
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Cheryl and Don Cowell
of Lamar and Rebecca and Al Frazier of Russellville; one sister-in-law,
Tommie Horner of Lamar; and four grandchildren, Brad (Heidi) Cowell of
Maumelle, Jared Cowell of Plano, Texas, and Jordan and Clayton Frazier
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 26, at Lamar Baptist Church
with Rev. Clyde Vire and Rev. Bill Milam officiating.
Burial will be in Lamar Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox
Pallbearers will be Tracy Price, Terry Dillard, Brad Cowell, Jared
Cowell, Jordan Frazier, and Clayton Frazier.
Memorials may be made to Hospice, 22 Sherwood Plaza, Clarksville, AR
72830 or the Gideons.
Gladys Y. Troxell
Funeral for Gladys Orene Young Troxell, 81, who died Tuesday, April 18,
2006, at her home in North Little Rock, was at 2 p.m. Saturday, April
22, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger
officiating. Burial was in Liberty Hill Cemetery at Hunt.
Pallbearers were Raymond Young, Jason Young, Billy Gipson, Barry Park,
Levi Willis, Everett Willis, Bobby McGuire, and Jess Campbell.
She was a retired Southwestern Bell Telephone Company employee,
daughter of the late August and Bonnie Yarbrough Young, widow of
Raymond Troxell, and was preceded in death by three brothers, George,
Clyde and John Young, and one sister, Mable Rhea Duncan.
Survivors include three brothers, Harvie Young of Coal Hill and Junior
Young and Ray James Young, both of Clarksville; and two sisters, Bertha
Young and Nancy Young, both of North Little Rock.
Helen H. Hunt
Helen Hilton Hunt, 86, of Clarksville died Wednesday, April 19, 2006,
She was a native of Albia, Iowa, daughter of the late Carl Albert and
Bertha Tyrrel Hilton, widow of Earle H. Hunt Jr., member of the First
United Methodist Church, graduate of Mercy Hospital School of Nursing
in Des Moines, Iowa, director of nursing at Mercy Hospital/Turner
Memorial in Ozark for many years, and a second lieutenant in the U. S.
Army during World War II.
Survivors include three sons, Earle H. Hunt III and wife, Donna, of
Maumelle, Don Hunt and wife, Linda, of Springdale, and Bob Hunt and
wife, Nancy, of Little Rock; four grandchildren, Donald Hunt Jr. of
Springdale, Misty Murphey of Fayetteville, Robert H. Hunt Jr. of Little
Rock and Earle Houston Hunt IV of Little Rock; and one
great-grandchild, Avery Jane Murphey of Fayetteville.
A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 21, at the First
United Methodist Church with Rev. Steve Wingo officiating. Arrangements
were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Needy Paws, 1100 East Main Street,
Clarksville, AR 72830 or First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 535,
Clarksville, AR 72830.
Larry L. Dickerson
Funeral for Larry L. Dickerson, 60, of Texarkana, Texas, who died
Sunday, April 23, 2006, at his home, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, April
27, at First Baptist Church in Nash, Texas, with Rev. Bob Young
officiating. Graveside services and burial will follow at 4:30 p.m. at
the Harmony Cemetery north of Clarksville. Arrangements are under the
direction of East Funeral Home-Moores Lane.
A native of Clarksville, he was a U. S. Army veteran, member of Texas
Auctioneer Association, National Auctioneer Association and licensed
auctioneer, Texas and Arkansas.
Survivors include his wife, Charlene Dickerson; one sister and
brother-in-law, Betty and Lester Foulke of Texarkana, Texas; one
brother and sister-in-law, LeeRoy and Anna Jean Dickerson of Woodward,
Okla.; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Joyce and Jesse Estes of
Texarkana, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and
Leon Ford, 80, of Clarksville went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday,
April 18, 2006.
He was a retired welding supervisor, Baptist, member of Franklin
Masonic Lodge No. 9, served in the U. S. Navy, son of the late L. H.
(Howell) and Cassie Hanshew Ford, and was preceded in death by two
brothers, Thyron Ford and George Ford.
Survivors include his wife, Darlene Zado Ford; two daughters, Thomasa
Lynn Ford of West Field, Ind., and Elizabeth Ann Ford of Santa Fe
Springs, Calif.; one son, David Douglas Ford of San Diego, Calif.; one
stepdaughter, Letha Bice of Clarksville; one brother, Dave E. Ford and
wife, Reba, of Rogers; two grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.
Funeral was at 1 p.m. Friday, April 21, at the Hartman Baptist Church
with Rev. Grady Glass officiating.
Burial and Masonic graveside services were at the West Mount Zion
Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral
Active pallbearers were Jerry Yarbrough, Pat Warren, Jamie Bell, Tom
Fowler, Bob Rofkahr, and Ralph Spencer.
Honorary pallbearers were the men of the Hartman Baptist Church.
Marie M. Magby
Marie Morrow Magby, 76, of Hartman died Monday, April 24, 2006, at her
She was a native of Hartman, daughter of the late Virgil and Lola
Hickey Morrow, member of the First United Methodist Church in
Clarksville, employee of Hanford and Swift Chicken Processing Plants in
Clarksville for several years, volunteer at the Mustard Seed Store in
Clarksville for several years, and was preceded in death by two
sisters, Lorene Bevers and Geneva McCain; three brothers, Calvin, Odis
and Cecil Morrow; father of her children, James Breedlove; and one son,
Rev. Jimmy Breedlove, a Methodist minister.
Survivors include her husband, Charlie Magby; three sons, Johnny
Breedlove of Coal Hill, Jerry Breedlove of Clarksville, and Tommy
Breedlove of Oark; three sisters, Novella Ogden and Kathryn Breedlove,
both of Coal Hill, and Flora Warren of Hartman; three brothers, Donald
Morrow of Kansas City, Kan., Troy Hickey of Galt, Calif., and Nick
Hickey of Searcy; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the
Hartman Methodist Church with Rev. John Kindrix officiating. Hardwicke
Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
The body was cremated.
Ruby M. Dickerson
Ruby Marie Dickerson, 92, of Clarksville died Saturday, April 22, 2006,
at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a daughter of the late Charlie Lee and Lillian Annis St. Clair
McMinn, widow of Noel Dickerson, member of Union Grove Baptist Church,
retired Herbst Shoe Factory employee, and was preceded in death by two
daughters, Glenda Blackard and Judith Dickerson; one son, Charles
Dickerson; two brothers, Cleve St. Clair and Luster McMinn; and one
sister, Lillie Powell.
Survivors are five daughters, Shirley Tabor, Aleta Willis and Bobbie
Nichols, all of Clarksville, Kathryn Shelley of Fayetteville, and Paula
Duncan of Frisco, Texas; four sisters, Evelyn Cooper and Hazel Rose,
both of California, Vivian Hudson of Clarksville, and Charlene Tedford
of Louisiana; 18 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 13
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev.
Burnett King and Rev. Jonathan Payne officiating. Burial was in Batson
Active pallbearers were Gary Dickerson, Larry Willis, Ron Nichols, Alan
Blackard, Greg Nichols, and Sean Woodward.
Honorary pallbearers were Mike Nichols, Mark Blackard, Neil Woodward,
Duncan Bramlett and Brad Nichols.
Memorials may be made to Hospice, 22 Sherwood Plaza, Clarksville, AR
William Vick Jr.
William Tollie (Bill) Vick Jr., 78, of Olathe, Kan., died Tuesday,
April 18, 2006, at Royal Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He was a native of the Spadra Community in Johnson County, son of the
late Edythe (Soard) and William Tollie Vick Sr., owner of Vick and Sons
in Olathe, Kan., where he was a cabinet maker, member of the Musicians
Union for 50-plus years and played the steel guitar in his band, "Big
Bill and the Circle V. Riders, along with other bands. He was preceded
in death by one daughter, Marjorie Dianne Vick; and two brothers, Don
Allen and Curtis Dwayne.
Survivors are his wife of 58-plus years Marjorie Vick; five sons,
William Lee of Dardanelle, John Michael of Lake of the Ozarks, Mo.,
Timothy Dale of Fairview, Mo., and James Kevin and Terry Allen of
Olathe, Kan.; one sister, Lalia Leslie of Conway; 23 grandchildren; 25
great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A gathering of family and friends was held Thursday, April 20, at D. W.
Newcomers and Sons Johnson County Chapel in Olathe, Kan. The body was
cremated. Interment was at Oak Lawn.