Debra Lynn Elms
Debra Lynn Elms, 47, of Coal Hill
died Friday, May 7, 2010, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a native of Eloy, Ariz.,
daughter of the late James and Alice O'brian O'dell, member of Hartman
Volunteer Fire Department, and was preceded in death by two brothers,
James O'dell and David Hughes; and one uncle, Jimmy O'brian.
Survivors include her children,
Stacy Elms of Russellville, Jeannie Elms of Clarksville, David Elms and
wife, Barbara, of Paris, and Brian Elms of Coal Hill; one brother,
Randy Hughes of the Spadra Community; three sisters, Charolette
Satterfield of Coal Hill, Susan McConnell of Arizona, and Angie Helms
of Hartman; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m.
until 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, at Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle.
Graveside memorial services will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Macedonia
Cemetery in Danville.
Elizabeth J. Morrow
Elizabeth Jane (Betty) Morrow, 69,
of Clarksville died Friday, May 7, 2010, at St. Edward Mercy Medical
Center in Fort Smith.
She was a daughter of the late Erich
and Ada Hamilton Albat, widow of Willis Dean Morrow, member of River
Valley Church of Christ, and was preceded in death by one brother,
She is survived by two daughters,
Lorri Spencer and husband, John, of Ohio, and Beth Morrow of
Clarksville; two sons, Lee Morrow and wife, Debbie, and Erich Morrow,
all of Ozone; stepmother, Roberta Albat; one sister, Glenda Marvel and
husband, Larry, of Coal Hill; two brothers, Alex (Butch) Marshall of
Illinois and Jim Albat and wife, Enid, of Coal Hill; one stepbrother,
James Ervin Hampton and wife, Lisa; 11 grandchildren, David Morrow and
wife, Lisa, Zachary Mabe and wife, Amber, Tiffany Hermosillo and
husband, Jorge, Terri Morrow-Staggs, Joseph Sutliff and wife, Sara,
Laurie Miller and husband, Allen, Ryan Morrow, Nikki Gray, Brooklynn
Morrow, Laini Havener and Andrew Morrow; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May
11, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Bobby Kuonen officiating.
Burial was in Hess Cemetery at Coal Hill.
Active pallbearers were Allen
Miller, Zachary Mabe, David Morrow, Ryan Morrow, Dan Walker, and Jorge
Honorary pallbearers were Shawn
Marshall, Joseph Sutliff, Joe Hurst, Donnie Baker, Jim Clark, and Larry
Hershel E. Raburn
Hershel Elijah Raburn, 77, of
Clarksville died Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at Clarksville.
He was a son of the late Elijah and
Jeannie Sanders Raburn, U. S. Army veteran, member and board member of
Westside Full Gospel Church, automobile mechanic, and was preceded in
death by one son, Mark Raburn; and two sisters, Effie Powers and Sue
Survivors include his wife, Alice
Raburn; three sons, David Raburn and wife, Lisa, of Clarksville, James
Raburn and wife, Karen, of Lamar, and Danny Raburn and wife, Dian, of
Coal Hill; one sister, Susan Hacker of Athens, Tenn.; one brother,
Charles Raburn of Cleveland, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; and eight
Funeral was at 11 a.m. Saturday, May
8, at Westside Full Gospel Church with Rev. J.W. McEntyre officiating.
Burial was in Oakland Cemetery under
the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers were Paul
Preston, Dale Wood, Larry Martin, Devo Ramsey, Harold Dixon, and Andy
Honorary pallbearers were Charlie
Burton, J.C. Poole, Keith Morrow, James Smith, Frank Tollison, and Ray
James Eugene Gingerich
James Eugene Gingerich, 87, of
Stuttgart, father of Nomie (Bob) Fraser of Clarksville, died Sunday,
May 9, 2010, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.
He is survived by his wife of 60
years, Peggy Allison Gingerich; two other children, Joy (Rick) Graham
of Vicksburg, Miss., and J.D. (Janet) Gingerich of Conway; eight
grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was a native of Stuttgart, son of
the late Herman and Sue Gingerich, and was preceded in death by three
brothers, Edward, Gilbert and Charles. He was a 1941 graduate of
Stuttgart High School and received a bachelor's degree and master's
degree from Henderson State University. He retired in 1983 after
serving 36 years as a classroom teacher, band director and middle
school and elementary school principal and was honored by the Stuttgart
Public School system by renaming an elementary school as “Gingerich
Elementary.” He was a veteran of World War II, having served as a naval
aviator communications officer as part of Squadron PB-207 engaged in
enemy submarine patrol in the Atlantic, life-long member of Grand
Avenue United Methodist Church where he was choir director for 27
years, and served in local, regional and international missions and was
named by the Stuttgart Chamber of Commerce as Volunteer Citizen of the
Funeral will be at 2 p.m.Wednesday,
May 12, at Grand Avenue United Methodist Church in Stuttgart with
burial following in Lone Tree Cemetery under the direction of Turpin
Memorials may be made to Grand
Avenue United Methodist Church, Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie or
a charity of the donor's choice.
Paul Hunnicutt, 61, of Russellville,
brother of Richard Hunnicutt of Knoxville, died Saturday, May 1, 2010,
at his home.
He was born in Lawton, Okla., to Roy
and Vesta Millwood Hunnicutt, 1966 graduate of Plainview-Rover High
School, served in the U.S. Navy where he received training in aviation
mechanics and maintained the P3 for the Navy in Vietnam and was the
recipient of the National Defense Service Medal and the Vietnam Service
Medal. He completed a bachelor of science degree in psychology and a
minor in sociology from Arkansas Tech University in Russellville in
1975, and was employed as a commodities buyer for National Home Centers
prior to retirement this year. He was a member of First Free Will
Baptist Church where he was a Sunday school teacher and a member of the
Survivors include his wife,
Jannine Grossman Hunnicutt; two daughters, Teresa Lyon and husband,
Greg, of Lancaster, Pa., and Kelly Prince and husband, Vince, of Van
Buren; six grandsons, Dusten Russell, Adam Prince, and Malachi, Evan,
Brennan and Simeon Lyon; one other brother, David Hunnicutt of
Cadillac, Mich.; and two sisters, Sandra Morris of Poplar Bluff, Mo.,
and Kay Bailey of Madison, Va.
A ceremony celebrating his life was
at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, at First Free Will Baptist Church with Pastor
Blaine Rogers officiating.
Burial was in Rest Haven Memorial
Park under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville.
Full military honors were provided
by the Rogers-Rye Post 2283 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Active pallbearers were Russell
Thomas, Earl Steen, Jay Griffin, Carroll Jones, Dick Eubanks and Danny
Honorary pallbearers were Bryan
Hunnicutt, Dusten Russell, Adam Prince, Rick Delcamp and Vince Prince.
Memorials may be made to First Free
Will Baptist Church, Panama Missions Fund, 1103 E. L St., Russellville,