Eleanor M. Almgren
Eleanor M. (Billie) Almgren, 81, of
Ozone died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a daughter of the late
Vernon D. and Goldie I. Brobeck Steinbargar, owner of Backdoor BBQ, and
was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold Steinberg and Jimmy
Survivors include her husband, Ray
Almgren; one son, Michael Almgren and wife, Kim, of Geneva, Ill.; four
sisters, Bonnie Wentworth of Lincoln, Del., Sue Bruno of Bonita
Springs, Fla., Sally Hotchkiss and Lavina Rung, both of Meadville, Pa.;
one brother, John Bertschy of Calabash, N.C.; and two grandchildren,
Erik Almgren and wife, Lisa, of Elgin, Ill., and Alison Almgren of
Buffalo Grove, Ill.
A memorial service was held at 6
p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Don
Carey officiating. The body was cremated.
Memorials may be made to the
American Cancer Society or the Humane Society.
Helen C. Burch
Helen C. Burch, 75, of Clarksville
died Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010, at her home.
She was a daughter of the late Riley
and Lilly Ann Sampley Carter, widow of Thomas M. Burch, Baptist,
retired beautician, and preceded in death by one sister, Alice Marie
Brinegar; and five brothers, Harold Carter, Don Carter, Michael Carter,
Kenneth Carter, and Gene Carter.
She is survived by one brother,
Wayne Carter of Clarksville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services and burial were
at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, at the Fort Smith National Cemetery with
Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of
Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
James Allen Marshall
James Allen Marshall, 66, of
Dardanelle, whose son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Sherrie Marshall
reside in Lamar, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, at Johnson Regional
He was a native of Cotton Town, son
of the late Dock Allen and Callie May Spence Marshall, Army veteran,
employed as a mechanic for John Deere for 30 years, and was preceded in
death by one sister, Charlene Gamble.
He is survived by one other son,
Michael Marshall of Dardanelle; one daughter and son-in-law, Sonya and
James Foster of Russellville; and four grandchildren.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan.
2, at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Tom
McElmurry officiating. Burial was in Brearley Cemetery.
Leo D. Smith
Leo D. Smith, 95, died Sunday, Dec.
6, 2009, at his home in Kansas City, Mo.
He was a native of Hartman, son of
the late William and Rosa Smith, and manager and operator of the ESSO
Gas Station in Hartman prior to joining the Army in 1942. During World
War II he served in General George S. Patton's Third Army and saw five
major battles. Following the war he moved to Kansas City, Mo., and
after 30 years of service he retired from General Motors – Fairfax in
He was preceded in death by his
wife, Lucile Coats Smith; infant daughter, Rosan; grandson, Justin; one
brother, Clyde Smith; and two sisters, Reba Smith Phillips and Neita
Survivors include one daughter, Dana
Bruegging of Kansas City, Mo.; and one grandson, Matt Bruegging of
Kansas City, Mo.
Funeral and celebration of life
services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at Floral Hills Funeral
Home in Kansas City, Mo. Burial with full military honors followed at
Floral Hills Cemetery.
Roger Pawson, 67, of London, died
Sunday, January 3, 2010 at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in
Russellville. He was born March 11, 1942 in Jackson, Michigan. He was a
retired United States Navy Veteran who served in VietNam. He was a
member of the London First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by
his mother, Wilda Jolls & husband Loran and father, Charles Pawson
He is survived by his wife of 46
years, Judy Pawson; three daughters, Christine Selby & husband
Doug, Cindy Broadhead & husband Lou, Cary Tumbleson-Helms &
husband Danny, all of London; 11 grandchildren, David Selby, Steven
Selby, Gregory Selby, Tyler Tracy, Coleman Selby, Leah Broadhead, Levi
Broadhead, Jake Tumbleson, Sara Tumbleson, Emma Helms, Kate Helms;
brother, David L. Pawson & wife Tanis, LaPorte, Indiana and special
family, two brothers, Fred Tumbleson, Mark Tumbleson; four sisters,
Charlene Dodge, Louise Smith Ridgley, Phyllis Oliver, Wanda Scoggins,
all of Clarksville and several beloved nieces and
Funeral service will be at 2:00PM,
Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at London First Baptist Church with the Rev.
Danny Green officiating. Burial will be at Brock Cemetery at London
under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Full military honors
will be provided by Rogers-Rye VFW Post 2283.
Memorials may be made to American
Cancer Society, c/o Judy Murphy, Pope County Memorial Chair, 126
Lakeview Circle, Russellville, Arkansas 72802 or London First Baptist
Church, Southern Baptist Drive, London, AR 72847. Internet obituary and
on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com.
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Terry E. White
Terry E. White, age 68, a resident
of London, Arkansas, died Saturday, January 2, 2010, at Saint Mary’s
Regional Medical Center.
He was born January 30, 1941
Russellville to Roy Edd and Katherina Anna Baurichter White. He
preceded in death by his parents; two brothers-in-law Kenneth Wilson
and W. C. (Bill) Sims; and one sister- in-law, Donna Sims. He was
member of East Point Baptist Church, London Fire Department, the
Arkansas and Pope County Cattleman’s Association.
Survivors include his wife of 49
years, Ruth Sims White; two sons and daughters-in-law Mark A. and Mary
White and Edward A. and Julie White, all of London; one brother and
sister-in-law, Lee Roy and Velma White of Russellville; two sisters and
one brother-in-law, Anna Johnson and Evelyn and Earl Hull, all of
Russellville; three grandchildren, Matthew White of Dover, Justin White
and his wife, Misty, of Russellville, Brandi White of Kentucky; five
step grandchildren, Michael Fraser and his wife, Misty, Adam Vines and
his wife, Misty, Dusty Norris, Justin Wade, and Jennie Judkins; one
great granddaughter, Jayla Marie White of Kentucky; three step great
grandchildren, Hannah, Alex, and Jacey; one sister-in-law, Juanita
Wilson; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and special family
friends, Greg, Marie, Chris, and Nick Heiser.
The funeral service will be held 2
P.M. Wednesday, January 6, 2010, at East Point Baptist Church with Rev.
Ira Taylor and Rev. Larry Pless officiating. Burial will be at
Point Cemetery under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service.
Active pallbearers will be members
of the London Fire Department. Honorary pallbearers will be Eric
Andrews, Billy Koster, John Hogue, Jr., Charles Stelle, Jessie
Apalategui, Nathan Metzer, members of the London Rural Fire Department,
and retirees of Firestone.
Visitation was held 6 – 8 P.M.
Tuesday, January 5, 2010, at the funeral home. Memorials may be
to the East Point Baptist Church building fund.
Online obituary and guestbook are
available at www.shinnfuneral.com.
Glaydene Gooden, 79, of
Russellville, whose daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Craig Criswell
reside in Knoxville, died Friday, Jan. 1, 2010, at St. Anthony's
Hospital in Morrilton.
She was a native of Spencerville,
Ohio, daughter of the late Wilda and Naomi Butler Point, and former
resident of Washington, DC, where she was employed as a file clerk for
the Federal Bureau of Investigation. She was a member of West Side
Church of Christ in Russellville and WINGS Ladies Bible Program, served
as a reading tutor for Russellville School District for many years, and
was preceded in death by a daughter Rebecca (Becky) Sue Gooden;
granddaughter; Laurie Kendrick; and two brothers, Gerald Point and Bill
Other survivors include her husband,
Billy F. Gooden;one son, Rodney Gooden and wife, Wanda, of Searcy; four
grandchildren, Josh Criswell of Knoxville,John David, Jenny and
Caroline Gooden of Searcy; and one sister, Sue Truesdale of Lima, Ohio.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 6, at West Side Church of Christ with Bruce Grice
officiating. Graveside services and burial will follow at 3 p.m. at
Spires Cemetery in Damascus under the direction of Humphrey Funeral
Service of Russellville.
Active pallbearers will be Josh
Criswell, Hue Pierce, Glenn Holmes, Jim Setters, David Point, and Adam
Honorary pallbearers will be
Lawrence Patton, Johnny Fields, and John David Gooden.
Memorials may be made to Camp
Caudle, P. O. Box 1311, Dover, AR 72837.