Ezekiel Gregory, 79, of Clarksville died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at his
He was a former resident of Pettigrew, son of the late James Robert
and Dona Jones Gregory, farmer, member of Yale Full Gospel Church, and
an Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Gayle Seals Gregory; five daughters
and sons-in-law, Shirley and Bob Acord of Farmington, Jean and Dan Core
of Paris, Carolyn and Gary Yates of Oark, and Marilyn and Steve Pearson
and Lynn and Dennis Steele, all of Clarksville; three sons and daughters-in-law,
Wayne and Tricia Gregory, Larry and Judy Gregory, and Gary and Theresa
Gregory, all of Clarksville; one sister, Nola Dean Dickson of Tulsa, Okla.;
and three brothers, Bill Gregory of Pettigrew, Roy Gregory of Springdale,
and J. L. Gregory of Camden Point, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, at the Yale Church with
Rev. Jimmy Bennett and Rev. Mike Roach officiating.
Burial will be in Yale Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral
Active pallbearers will be Greg Cox, Matt Yates, Geoffrey Gregory, Brad
Pearson, Eric Gregory and Jamie Gregory.
Honorary pallbearers will be Anthony Acord, Mark Yates, and Brock Bond.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Roller-Cox Funeral
Earnest Warren, 78, of Hagarville died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998, at
St. Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith.
He was a retired AM Smelding Company employee, Navy veteran of World
War II, member of the Assembly of God Church, son of the late John Wesley
and Lula May Graves Warren, and was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian
He is survived by one daughter, Dorotha Brundige of Amarillo, Texas;
one sister, Irene Scott of Hagarville; four brothers, Leon Warren of Clarksville,
Lewis Warren and Charlie Warren, both of Lamar, and Manford Warren of Colorado;
eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel
with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial was in Annie's Chapel Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Gerrell Warren, Jessie Warren, Gary Robbins, Jimmie
Bokie, Brian Hency, and Scotty Hicks.
Mrs. Geska T. Dow
Mrs. Geska Tschigg Dow, 83, of Clarksville died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998,
at her home.
She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Lena Van Diest Tschigg, widow
of Lonenzo E. Dow, and a member of the Lutheran Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Martha Robinson of Maryville, Tenn.;
two sons, Joseph Dow of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Jim Dow of Clarksville;
one granddaughter, Lisa Johnson of Clarksville; and one great-grandson,
Preston Johnson of Clarksville.
A prayer service was held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at Roller-Cox Funeral
Home Chapel with Rev. Loren E. Famuliner officiating. The body was cremated.
Mrs. Laura Hughes
Mrs. Laura Hughes, 83, of Hagarville died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998,
at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.
A native of Limestone, she was a daughter of the late Squire and Abbie
Davis Stone, widow of Albert Hughes, and member of the Church of Christ.
She is survived by two daughters, Sarah (Lola) Ranger of Lamar and Ruth
Roberts of Cowell; one brother, Joe Stone of Nashport, Ohio; five grandchildren,
Steve Poole of Joplin, Mo., Martin Poole of Loveland, Colo., Denton Roberts
of Lamar, Wesley Roberts of Mossville, and Sandy Roberts of Hagarville;
nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces
Funeral was at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel
with Dr. E. Fay Bennett officiating. Burial was in Fort Douglas Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jimmy Joe Hampton, Bill Stone, Dean Wright, Martin
Poole, Richard White, and Les Claxton.
Mrs. Lucille Rhine
Mrs. Lucille Rhine, 95, of Clarksville died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998,
at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.
A native of Coal Hill, she was a daughter of the late Burke Douglas
and Carrie Bench Smith and widow of George W. Rhine.
She is survived by one son, Jon Rhine of Clarksville; two grandchildren,
Christina Papasan of Clarksville and Jon Wesley Rhine Jr. of Lamar; one
great-grandchild, Keshia Papasan of Clarksville; and one nephew, Randy
Ferguson of Little Rock.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel
with Rev. Jim Goodman officiating. Burial was in Coal Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Clifton Papasan, Gene Raible, Keith Hammond, J. C.
Campbell, David Chronister, and Sparky Sparks.
Mrs. Nancy Epperson
Mrs. Nancy E. Epperson, 67, of Wichita, Kan., died Wednesday, Nov. 25,
She was a retired Cessna Aircraft Company certification clerk.
She is survived by two sons, Rodney M. Hughey and Rickey J. Hughey,
both of Wichita, Kan.; one daughter, Connie Hay of Wichita, Kan.; and two
sisters, Dorothy J. Eden of Wichita, Kan., and Phyllis Kackley of Verona,
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Broadway Mortuary Chapel
in Wichita, Kan., followed by graveside services and burial at 10 a.m.
Monday, Nov. 30, at Oakland Cemetery in Clarksville.
Memorials may be made to Hospice, Inc., in Wichita, Kan.
Otal Freeman, 79, of Dover died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at AMI St. Mary's
Regional Medical Center in Russellville.
A native of Johnson County, he was a son of the late John and Rebecca
Stewart Freeman, retired Darling Inc., employee and attended the Assembly
of God Church.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Edna Mathews Freeman; two sons, Bobby
Mathews and Gary Freeman, both of Dover; two daughters, Paulette Helton
of Dover and Margaret Matlock of New Blaine; two brothers, Zearl Freeman
and Leymon Freeman, both of Lamar; one sister, Etna Avery of Modesto, Calif.;
six grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30, at the Gospel Lighthouse Pentecostal
Church with Rev. Bobby Freeman officiating.
Burial was in Annie's Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Humphrey
Funeral Service of Russellville.
Pallbearers were Ronnie Mathews, Boyd Freeman, Dale Freeman, Don Freeman,
Danny McMinn, and Floyd Combs.
Mrs. Shirley A. Weaver
Mrs. Shirley A. Weaver, 62, of Granbury, Texas, died Monday, Nov. 30,
1998, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a daughter of the late Robert Maxwell and Catherine Edwards
Survivors include her husband, Tom Weaver; one daughter and son-in-law,
Peggi and Harlen Tebben of Scranton; three sons and one daughter-in-law,
Robert and Georginia Weaver and Thomas J. (T. J.) Weaver Jr., all of Granbury,
Texas, and James Weaver of Fort Smith; stepfather, Roy Collins of Frankfort,
Ky.; three sisters, Pat Curtis of Waterloo, Ind., Carol (Jeanie) Klein
of Hudson, Fla., and Mrs. Chris (Sue) Mecke of Glendale, Ariz.; ten grandchildren;
eight great-grandchildren; and 36 nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 4, at Roller-Cox
Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Alexander officiating.