Antone F. Slach
Antone Francis Slach, 80, of Hartman died Thursday, May 4, 2006, at
Johnson Regional Medical Center.
He was born in West Branch, Iowa, member of the American Legion Bunch
Walton Post No. 22, retired farmer and transmission mechanic, and Army
veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by one son, Kenneth F. Slach of Hartman; one sister,
Darleen Hoffman of West Branch, Iowa; one brother, Ardell Slach of
Orange County, Calif.; three grandchildren, Sara Vaurigaud of Conroe,
Texas, Krystal Phillips of Carl Junction, Mo., and Dawn Slach of
Houston, Texas; and two great-grandchildren, Peter Vauriguad and Allysa
Vauriguad, both of Conroe, Texas.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at the
First Baptist Church in Hartman. Arrangements are under the direction
of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
The body was cremated and the cremains will be scattered on his boyhood
farm in Iowa.
Lula Bell Burgess
Lula Bell Burgess, 70, of Clarksville died Wednesday, May 3, 2006, at
Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a member of Lamar Baptist Church, daughter of the late Charles
Wesley McKinney and Sarah Wiseman and was preceded in death by one
sister, Donna Van Epren.
Survivors include her husband, Delmar Ray (Bud) Burgess; three
daughters, Betty Ann Burgess and Diane Linker of Clarksville and Pattie
Del Reyes of Washington; two sons, Buddy Burgess of Clarksville and
Ronnie Burgess of Lamar; four brothers, Dean McKinney, Lafe McKinney
and Roy McKinney, all of California, and Bobby McKinney of Clarksville;
one sister, Glady Beattie of Nebraska; and five grandchildren.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, May 8, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev.
Bill Milam officiating. Burial was in Annie's Chapel Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Roger Crutchfield, Glen Crutchfield, Hartsel
Crutchfield, Travis Loseman, Rockne Moddrell and Duke Van Epren.
Funeral for Byron (Chico) Garrison, 63, of Knoxville was at 2:30 p.m.
Monday, May 8, 2006, at the Church of the Living God with Rev. Cupples
Burial was in the Bayou Meto Cemetery by McKinzie Funeral Home of De
He was a native of Stuttgart, son of the late Leo and Tilda May Criner
Garrison, U. S. Army veteran, Pentecostal, retired plumber, and was
preceded in death by one brother, Billy Carl Garrison; and one sister,
Betty Irene Geater.
Survivors include his wife, Edna Garrison; three sons, Eddie Garrison
of Pine Bluff, Felix (Sandra) Hearington of Lamar, and Jesse (Minerva)
Hearington of Hagarville; four daughters, Angie Garrison of North
Little Rock, Sherry Bishop of Stuttgart, Vianna Parrish of Dover, and
Cathy Mowry of Hot Springs; two brothers, Kenneth (Sally) Garrison and
Marvin (Ann) Garrison, of Pine Bluff; one sister, Allison Garrison of
Owasso, Okla.; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces,
nephews, aunts and uncles.
William Howard (Bill) Baker, 57, of Ozark, stepfather of Julie
Yarbrough and James Frames of Clarksville, died Sunday, April 30, 2006,
He was a native of Michigan, son of the late Marquis DeLayFett and
Frances Gardner, and a retired sergeant of the U. S. Army and Army
Survivors include his fiancee, Edith Ann Ashley of Ozark; one daughter,
Brenda Roberts of Ozark; one other stepdaughter, Lisa Thompson of
Ozark; and nine grandchildren.
Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at
Nichols Chapel Cemetery with military honors by Ozark "C" Battery of
the Arkansas National Guard. Arrangements were under the direction of
Shaffer Funeral Home of Ozark.
Jack Dolan Cecil
Jack Dolan Cecil, 71, of Clarksville died Saturday, May 6, 2006, at
Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith.
A native of Clarksville, he was a son of the late Dolan and Lucille
Taylor Cecil, graduate of Clarksville High School, graduate of Arkansas
Tech University in Russellville with a bachelor of science degree in
math and physics, veteran of the U. S. Navy, former Clarksville city
councilman, former member of the Clarksville Jaycees, and co-owner with
his wife, Katie Bean Cecil, of Cecil Hardware Inc. for 46 years, and
was preceded in death by one great-grandson, Colton Chrisman.
Other than his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Rhonda Mooney and
husband, Bob, of Clarksville; one son, Kent Cecil and wife, Terri, of
Clarksville; one sister, Jane Pitts and husband, Francis, of
Clarksville; four grandchildren, Cristy Snow and husband, Matt, Kara
Chrisman and husband, Adam, Amber Johnson and husband, Brent, and Chase
Cecil and wife, Derenda, all of Clarksville; and four
great-grandchildren, Alex Snow, Cole Chrisman, Faith Chrisman, and
Lance Cecil, all of Clarksville.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 9, at the First Baptist Church with
Dr. Robert Brown officiating.
Burial was in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral
Active pallbearers were Toby Wilson, Ed Wolfe, Jess Thompson, Scott
Pitts, Jim Himes, and John Patterson.
Honorary pallbearers were ladies of the Couples Supper Club.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children's Hospital, 800 Marshall
Street, Little Rock, AR 72202.
Kent Jacobs, 47, of Hartman died Saturday, May 6, 2006, at his home.
He was a native of Little Rock, graduate of Little Rock Catholic High
School and Westminister College at Fulton, Mo., member of the Arkansas
Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibition Association, Fox Trotters
Breeders Association, National Rifle Association, Porsche Group North
American Indy 500 and the Aloha America Cup Racing Team, co-partner in
the Aeronovation Company in Little Rock, and was preceded in death by
his father, Wayne Jacobs, and grandparents, Amy and Leon Reed and Mae
and Harlan Jacobs.
Survivors include his mother, Pat Jacobs of Hartman; one sister, Jill
Pomet and husband, Kevin, of Tampa, Fla.; one niece, Carolina Reed
Pomet of Tampa, Fla.; and one nephew, Colin Jacobs of Tampa, Fla.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, at the First United
Methodist Church in Clarksville with Rev. Steve Wingo officiating.
Burial will be in Kendall Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke
Pallbearers will be Gary Smith, Bennie Hardgrave, Steve Messick, James
Price, Vincent Jacobs, Micheal Deen, Donald Meek, and Rusty Hardgrave.
Lois Agee Barnsley
Lois Agee Barnsley, 94, of Malabar, Fla., formerly of Clarksville, died
Monday, May 1, 2006, in Palm Bay, Fla.
She was a native of Ozark, daughter of the late William Issac and Ida
Reed Agee, widow of Reece Barnsley, 1930 graduate of Clarksville High
School, received an associate degree in fine arts at the University of
the Ozarks, member of the First United Methodist Church, former member
of a Methodist women's circle, and a member of the Huguenot Society of
the Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia and the American
Association of Retired Persons.
She was preceded in death by one son, Theron Agee Barnsley; one
daughter, Susan Barnsley Fisk; four sisters; and two brothers.
She is survived by two daughters, Mary Reece Barnsley Martindale and
husband, W. Ken Martindale, of Malabar, Fla., and Lynn Barnsley
Momberger and husband, Dr. Philip Momberger, of Philadelphia, Pa.; one
grandson, Kenneth Martindale of Palm Bay, Fla.; one granddaughter, Mary
Lynn Agee Fisk of Denver, Colo.; one niece, Ann Carter Lobdil of Citrus
Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at
Highland Cemetery in Ozark under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral
ghts, Calif.; and one nephew, Dr. Frank Agee of Gainesville, Fla.
Maggie M. Menking
Maggie M. Menking, 98, of Clarksville died Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at
Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a former resident of Ozone, daughter of the late William and
Emma Boner Howard, widow of Herman J. Menking, and was preceded in
death by three brothers, Albert and Perry Howard and Bee Smith and four
sisters, Rosie Warren, Lily Gipson, Mary Warren and Julia Parker.
She is survived by one brother, Gordon Howard of Garden Grove, Calif.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, at Roller-Cox Chapel with
Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial will be in Russell Cemetery at
Pallbearers will be Brian Hency, Armond Johnson, Eugene Melson, Steve
Melson, David Melson, and Kenny Dalton.
Paul E. Scott
Paul E. Scott, 84, of Clarksville died Tuesday, May 2, 2006, at St.
Joseph Medical Center in Hot Springs.
He was a native of Ola, son of the late James Roy and Estelle Hays
Scott, graduate of Ola High School, member of Ola Masonic Lodge, and
was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Bean Scott; one son, Paul
Scott; and one grandson, Bryan Daniel.
Survivors are one son, Larry D. Scott of Tyler, Texas; one
sister-in-law, Marie Foti of Little Rock; three brothers, Wayne Scott
and J. C. Scott, both of Dardanelle; and Charles Scott of Ola; two
grandchildren, Carrie Bass of Tyler, Texas, and Jonathan Scott of
Austin, Texas; and two great-grandchildren, Austin Scott and Hayley
Bass, both of Tyler, Texas.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Friday, May 5, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with
Dr. Robert Brown officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery. Masonic
graveside services were by Petit Jean Masonic Lodge No. 298.
Pallbearers were Ken Scott, Jason Daniel, Nick Styles, Charles (Scotty)
Scott Jr., Steve Freeman, and Bob Mooney.
William B. Allen
William Benjamin Allen, 97, of Los Alamos, N. M., died Sunday, May 7,
2006, in Los Alamos, N. M.
He was a native of the Spadra Community, son of the late Lee and Annie
Arnold Allen, graduate of Hartman High School, member of the Los Alamos
First Baptist Church, and preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and
Howell Allen and one sister, Lera Allen.
Survivors include his wife, Marion Allen; one daughter, Kaye Newsom and
husband, Ed, of Hartman; one son, Michael Allen and wife, Suzanne, of
Shoshoni, Wyo.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, at Hardwicke Funeral
Chapel with Rev. Michael Allen officiating. Burial will be in Kendall
Pallbearers will be Ed Newsom, David Allen, Joel James, Darel
Timmerman, Donald Meek, and Jim Wilson.