Garland O. Johnson
Garland O. Johnson, 80, of Kansas City, Kan., formerly of Clarksville,
died Sunday, Nov. 22, 1998, at Bethany Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
A native of the Lone Pine Community, he was a son of the late George
and Vestal Odom Johnson, member of the Lone Pine Cumberland Presbyterian
Church, Navy veteran of World War II, and was a warehouse specialist for
Hallmark for 31 years prior to retiring.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Willa Baskin Johnson; one son and
daughter-in-law, Gary L. and Norma Johnson of Eureka Springs; one daughter
and son-in-law, Beverly and John Schaffer of Lakeside, Calif.; one granddaughter
and spouse, Robyn and Steve Bowman of Lakeside, Calif.; one grandson, Joshua
Schaffer of Lakeside, Calif.; and three great-grandchildren, Dalton Bowman,
Rachel Bowman, and Lane Schaffer, all of Lakeside, Calif.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, at Hardwicke Funeral
Home Chapel with Burley King officiating. Burial will be in Lone Pine Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Buel Porter, John Schaffer, Joshua Schaffer, Jay
Clark Baskin, Steve Bowman, and Abe Laster Jr.
Memorials may be made to the Lone Pine Cemetery Association, 306 Thompson
Street, Clarksville, AR 72830 or the Harmony Cemetery Association, 803
Sevier Street, Clarksville, AR 72830.
Mrs. Linda R. Lamb
Mrs. Linda Roberts Lamb, 54, of Knoxville died Sunday, Nov. 22, 1998,
at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
A native of Crossett, she was a daughter of the late Jess Willard Roberts,
a speech and ninth grade English teacher at Dover High School and had taught
in schools in Hamburg, Bauxite and the Little Rock district and at Bayshore
Christian School in Tampa, Fla. She was also a former employee of the Ashley
County Ledger in Hamburg and a member of the Civil Air Patrol and Central
Presbyterian Church in Russellville.
Survivors include her husband, Phil Lamb; two sons, Phillip and Deven
Lamb, both of the home; and her mother, Louise Roberts of the home.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, at the Central Presbyterian
Church in Russellville with Rev. Dick Shinkle and Rev. Ira Taylor officiating.
Burial will be in Knoxville Cemetery under the direction of Shinn Funeral
Service of Russellville.
Active pallbearers will be Tim Clifford, Jamie Churchill, Steve Leavell,
Mike Lee, Mark Tucker, and Dudley Taylor.
Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Dover High School and the
staff of The Courier in Russellville.
Memorials may be made to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Foundation, 4301 West Markham Street, No. 716-1, Little Rock, AR 72205.
Mrs. Vera Atkinson
Mrs. Vera V. Atkinson, 90, of Clarksville died Thursday, Nov. 19, 1998,
at AMI St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville.
She was a daughter of the late James and Nora Horn Hatchett, widow of
Aubrey Atkinson, retired salesperson, member of the Church of Christ, Order
of the Eastern Star, and Crape Myrtle Garden Club, and was preceded in
death by one son, Dolan Atkinson, one brother, Pete Hatchett, and two sisters,
Hazel Havener and Juanita Walker.
She is survived by one sister-in-law, Sible Hatchett of Clarksville;
and several nieces and nephews including Linda Garland of Clarksville and
Danny Wood of Tulsa, Okla.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home
Chapel with John Ballard and Vernon Bass officiating. Burial was in Minnow
Active pallbearers were Mike Bean, Greg Clinebell, Dennis Steele, Duane
Steele, Denton Tumbleson, and Aubrey Thomas.
Honorary pallbearers were Argie Kendall, Stanley Brown, Elvin Brown,
James Horn, Luther Hodge, and Norman Fortney.
Mrs. Virginia Randolph
Mrs. Virginia Randolph, 71, of Fort Smith died Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998,
in a Van Buren nursing home.
A native of Coal Hill, she was a daughter of the late Bert and Helen
Carroll Quillin, a nurse's aide for Crawford Memorial Hospital and a member
of Rena Road Church of Christ in Van Buren.
Survivors include her husband, Lee J. Randolph; three daughters, Linda
Smith of Claremore, Okla., Jeanette Frantz of Ocala, Fla., and Carolyn
Griffin of Fort Smith; two sons, Tommy Randolph of Mulberry and Del Randolph
of Cedarville; one brother, Robert Quillin of Edmond, Okla.; 14 grandchildren;
and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Rena Road Church of Christ
with Wendell Needham officiating followed by graveside services and burial
at 3 p.m. at Srygley Cemetery in Coal Hill. Arrangements were under the
direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel of Fort Smith.