Allene McGuire, 78, of Paris died
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, at Ozark Nursing Home.
She was a native of Oark, daughter
of the late Solomon and Dorcas Mays Davis, widow of Floyd McGuire, and
member of the Assembly of God Church.
She is survived by one daughter,
Sherry Crouch of Ozark; four sons, Danny McGuire, Robert McGuire and
Darrell McGuire, all of Paris, and Gary McGuire of Altus; one sister,
Maggie Martin of Huntsville; ten grandchildren; and 14
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday,
Feb. 6, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Martin and
Rev. George Willis officiating. Burial was in Patterson Springs
Cemetery at Oark.
Active pallbearers were Clay
Allsopp, Kevin Crouch, Errick Ellington, Randy Furr, Phil Horne, and
Honorary pallbearers were Johnny
McGuire, Robert O'Conner, and Daniel McGuire.
Andrew Jerrel McGaughey, 81, of
Clarksville died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010.
He was a native of Casscoe,
mechanic, attended First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, and was
preceded in death by his parents, Hugh Cooper and Minta Mae Appleby
McGaughey; two brothers, William Andrew McGaughey and Wilber McGaughey;
and one sister, Marie Stephens.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara
Angeney McGaughey; three daughters, Jeri A. Loomis and Etta L. Simser,
both of Arizona, and Brenda S. Hubbard of North Carolina; four sons,
William A. McGaughey and Robert T. Moore, both of Clarksville, Donald
E. Moore of Elgin, S.C., and Andrew J. McGaughey of California; one
sister, Bernice Payer of Casscoe; one sister-in-law, Ruth McGaughey of
Casscoe; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb.
8, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Vernon Bass officiating.
Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Johnson
County Hospice, 1219 Rogers Street, Clarksville, AR 72830.
Dr. Robert H. Basham
Dr. Robert H. Basham, 92, of
Greenwood, formerly of Clarksville, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, at
Peachtree Hospice in Fort Smith.
He was a son of the late Harry and
Lou Riddle Basham, member of the First Presbyterian Church in
Clarksville, spent 21 years in the U.S. Navy and 21 years as a history
professor at the University of the Ozarks, and was preceded in death by
his wife, Iladean Basham.
He is survived by one daughter,
Alison Kotarek of Greenwood; six grandchildren; five
great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb.
9, at the First Presbyterian Church in Clarksville with Rev. Cathy
Private burial was in Oakland
Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the
University of the Ozarks Scholarship Fund, 415 North College Avenue,
Clarksville, AR 72830.
Fannie Agnes Anglin
Fannie Agnes Anglin, 79, of Fort
Smith died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, at Legacy in Fort Smith.
She was a former resident of
Hartman, native of Cleveland County, Okla., daughter of the late Elbert
Clay and Mary Edna Gifford, widow of Roy Anglin, retired nurse's aid at
Oaks Lodge of Fort Smith, member of Faith Baptist Church of Fort Smith,
and was preceded in death by one infant child and one brother, Donald
Gifford of Fort Smith.
She is survived by one sister, Mavis
Roberson of McRae; three brothers, Richard Anglin of Cabot, Jimmy
Anglin of Booneville, and Joe Anglin of McClain, Texas; and numerous
nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday,
Feb. 10, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Jerry Vaughn
officiating. Burial will be in Hess Cemetery at Coal Hill
Pallbearers will be Rick Anglin,
Alvin Anglin, Kelly Henry, Pastor Paul Sherrouse, Josh Sherrouse, and
The family will visit with friends
from noon until 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
James Milton Johnson
James Milton Johnson, 77, of Tulsa,
Okla., formerly of Lamar, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, at St. Francis
Hospital in Tulsa, Okla.
He was a native of Lamar, son of the
late Homer Benton and Erie Freeman Johnson, graduate of Lamar High
School, Army veteran of the Korean War, retired Atlas Life Insurance
Company employee, and was preceded in death by one brother, Dwaine
He is survived by one daughter,
Tanya Dickinson of Tulsa, Okla.; one son, Mike Johnson of Tulsa, Okla.;
one sister, Velma Lee Whitbey of Russellville; four grandchildren; and
Funeral will be at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with burial in
Pallbearers will be Dwight Johnson,
Derick Strong, Berry Dickinson, Colton Dickinson, Dennie Boen, and
Marie Leavell Foster, 84, of Russellville, mother of Mary Foster of Hartman,
died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, at the Legacy Lodge Nursing Home.
She was a native of Moreland,
daughter of the late Euel V. “Cap” and Chloe Duvall Leavell, widow of
Odis "Hignight" Foster, 1945 graduate of Dover High School, member of
TOPS for 34-plus years, and was preceded in death by one son, Fred
Survivors include two sons, Mike A.
Foster of Russellville and John A. Foster of Dardanelle; one other
daughter, Janette Rogers of Russellville; one brother and
sister-in-law, Joe and Frances Leavell of Moreland; two sisters, Helen
Simpson of Purcell, Okla., and Bobbie Foster of Visalia, Calif.; three
grandchildren, Prentis and Chris Rogers, and Crystal Williams; and
three great-grandchildren, Mary and T. J. Rogers, and Lily Williams.
Graveside services and burial were
at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Hudson Cemetery in Moreland with Joe
Leavell officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Shinn
Funeral Service of Russellville.
Memorials may be made to TOPS,
Arkansas Chapter, P.O. Box 175, Cherokee Village, AR 72525.
Robbie Lee Gould
Robbie Lee Gould, 92, of Clarksville
died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
A native of the Harmony Community,
she was a daughter of the late Lee and Nora Pryor Hartlein, widow of
Argus Gould, member of Clarksville First Baptist Church, and was
preceded in death by one son, Larry Gould.
She is survived by two daughters,
Shirley McCarley of Fort Smith and Nancy Dean and husband, C.L., of
Alma; one son, Jimmy Gould and wife, Jerry, of Clarksville; nine
grandchildren, Delania Owen and husband, Ed, of Jonesboro, Johnny Dean
and wife, Lori, of Alma, Jody Gould and wife, Keren, of Tennessee,
Steve Dean of Alma, David Dean and wife, Kim, of Tennessee, Jacob Gould
of Fayetteville, Jeff Dean and wife, Heather, of Van Buren, and Jerry
L. Gould and Ben Gould, both of Clarksville; and eight
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb.
8, at the First Baptist Church in Clarksville with Rev. Darrell Bridges
and Rev. Billy Usery officiating.
Burial was in Harmony Cemetery under
the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers were Ronnie
Ashlock, Bill Stewart, David Handley, Norman Fortney, Mike Jacobs, and
Grandsons served as honorary
Memorials may be made to First
Baptist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 525, Clarksville, AR 72830 or
Johnson County Senior Activity Center, 1421 Oakland Street,
Clarksville, AR 72830.
Stephen Byron Seekins
Stephen Byron Seekins, 62, of
Clarksville died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, at Clarksville Health and Rehab.
He was a native of Belfast, Maine,
son of the late David A. and Dorothy G. McTire Seekins, Baptist,
employee, and was preceded in death by one sister, Grace Ralph; and one
brother, David Seekins.
Survivors include his wife, Ine Eva
Maness Seekins; one daughter, Aivida Rose Maness of Alabama; one son,
Jeffery Joe Maness of Alabama; one sister, E. Rose Jekins of
Booneville; two brothers, Wallace Pearce and Richard Seekins, both of
Maine; 24 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb.
6, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating.
Active pallbearers were Jason
Maness, Mike Morse, Jason Stockdale, Jake Hill, David Maness Jr., and
Honorary pallbearers were Vernon
Brewer, Bobby Balkcom, Jess McCarver, David Maness, and Charles Maness.
The body was cremated.
Truman W. Jones
Truman Walter Jones, 75, of Altus,
father of Kevin Jones of Ozone, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, at his home.
He was born in Paris to Walter and
Doris Burnett Jones and was a carpenter.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy
Shaffer Jones; one daughter, Lesa Howell of Ozark; one other son, Don
Shaffer of Altus; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and
several nieces and nephews.
Crematory arrangements were under
the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home of Ozark.
William J. Stubblefield
William Jennings Stubblefield, 92,
of Clarksville died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, at Ashton Place in Barling.
He was a native of Gallatin, Tenn.,
preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Dorothy Dodson, and
was employed for 35 years by the Bechtel Corporation in San Francisco,
Calif., as construction manager throughout the United States and Canada.
He is survived by one daughter, Amy
Poinsette of Florence, S.C.
There was no funeral service.
The body was cremated under the
direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Mary Josephine Plugge
Mary Josephine (Jo) Scott Plugge,
85, died Monday, Feb. 08, 2010. She was born on July 29, 1924, to
George Scott and Jessie Ball Scott in Tulsa, Okla., where she spent her
early childhood. As a young girl she moved with her family to Hartman,
AR, where she met her future husband and companion of more than 50
years, Wilfred R. (Fred) Plugge. They were inseparable as they traveled
and explored the world together. Returning to Tulsa after retirement,
they were members of St. Bernard's Catholic Church and Jo later
attended St. Benedict Church in Broken Arrow. Jo will be remembered for
her spirit, her contagious smile and her courage as she battled many
health issues these past years. She was an inspiration to her family
and friends. We will miss her.
Rosary service will be at 7 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 11, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass will
be at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church with
Father William Wewers and Abbott Jerome Kodell officiating. Burial will
be at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery near Hartman.
Active pallbearers will be David
Freeland, Robert Hilton, Roman Plugge, Larry Plugge, Charles Plugge,
and Kevin Wiederkehr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Scott
Collier, David Weichert, Bill Kinkead, Randy Hilton, Gary Wiederkehr,
Russell Plugge, Wayne Plugge, and John Plugge.
M. Elizabeth Ashworth
Mrs. Ashworth, 90, of Charlotte, NC,
passed away on February 5, 2010 at White Oak Manor. She was born
December 7, 1919 in Clarksville, Johnson County, AR, a daughter of the
late John Oscar and Clyde Mason Blackard. She married her husband
Alfred Ashworth, Jr. in 1942, and was a homemaker her entire life.
Mrs. Ashworth was a loving wife,
mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. She
passionate about her country, doll collecting, sewing, genealogy and
bird watching. She and her husband loved traveling the country in
their Airstream pulled by Big Blue. Mrs. Ashworth was a long time
member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), The
Society of US Daughters of 1812, the Doll Club of Oklahoma City
charter Member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church of Oklahoma City.
Mrs. Ashworth spent the last 6 years
enjoying life and her friends at Sharon Village Retirement Apartments.
She is survived by her son, John
Alfred Ashworth, III and wife Anne Wilson Ashworth of Charlotte, NC;
three grandchildren, Dana Ashworth Long and husband Matthew Wendell
Long of Charlotte, NC, Marcia Ashworth Scott and her husband Mark
Curtis Scott of Jamestown, NC and John Alfred Ashworth, IV and his wife
Shana Stewman Ashworth of Charlotte, NC; four great-grandchildren,
Matthew James and Jonathon Thomas Long of Charlotte, NC, Mark Winfield
Scott of Jamestown, NC, and McKinley Anne Ashworth of Charlotte, NC;
brother Fred Blackard and wife Dorothy Blackard of Concord, CA, sister
Emma Mae Darrow of Quinlan, TX.; numerous nieces and nephews; best
friend, Judy Gaynor of Charlotte, NC.
Her husband John, of 42 years, her
parents, sister Raynette Johnson, and brothers William and Robert
Blackard preceded Mrs. Ashworth in death.
Funeral services will be held at 11
a.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at Harry & Bryant Company,
“Chapel in the Oaks”, 500 Providence Rd., Charlotte. The family
receive friends from 10-10:45 prior to the service at the funeral home.
Interment will follow at 2 p.m. at Salisbury National Cemetery,
Memorial contributions may be made
to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Attn: Donor Services, PO Box 650309,
Dallas, TX 75265-0309 or Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte, PO Box
31128, Charlotte, NC 28231.
Harry & Bryant Company is