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Arlis R. Greathouse


Arlis R. Greathouse, 56, of Clarksville died Sunday, Dec. 13, 1998, at his home.

He was a native of Big Run, W. Va., and had been employed at Clarksville Footwear the past nine years.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Linda Greathouse; three sons, Danial Greathouse and Artie Greathouse, both of Wierton, W. Va., and Tim Greathouse of Clarksville; one stepdaughter, Tami Link of Hot Springs; three grandchildren, Joshua Greathouse and Matt Greathouse, both of Lamar, and Ashley Greathouse of Wierton, W. Va.; and five stepgrandchildren, Steve Tucker, Justin Tucker, and Andy Tucker, all of Ohio, Aaron May of Clarksville and Haley Link of Hot Springs.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Vernon Bass officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.

Mrs. Audrey I. Warren


Mrs. Audrey Inez Warren, 73, of Ozone died Thursday, Dec. 10, 1998, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a Methodist.

Survivors include her husband, Bobbie L. Warren of Ozone; one daughter and son-in-law, Susanne and Lanny Bicio of Ozone; one son and daughter-in-law, Michael Lee and Barbara Warren of Ozone; one sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Ray Johnson of Texas; one brother and sister-in-law, Ed and Virginia Hall of Texas; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial was in Russell Cemetery at Ozone.

Pallbearers were Louis Reece, Jerry Dean, Doug Carey, Bill Clark, Fred McCoy, Pat Brain, Jake Bailey, David Steel, and Lanny Bicio.

Earl B. Wise


Earl B. Wise, 92, of Clarksville died Friday, Dec. 11, 1998, at AMI St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville.

A native of Clarksville, he was a son of the late William Presley and Mary Mason Wise, and was preceded in death by his wife, Virgie Mae Bohannon Wise. He was a retired coal miner, a member of the Clarksville First Assembly of God Church and a deacon in the church for 27 years.

He is survived by three daughters, Earlene Lipsey of La Mirada, Calif., Karlene Hawkins of Russellville, and Denise Nichols of Lamar; one son, Lindell Wise of Clarksville; one sister, Jewel Taylor of Clarksville; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, at the Clarksville First Assembly of God Church with Rev. Dade Kindrix and Rev. David Reddick officiating.

Burial was in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers were Carl Williams, Levi Willis, Calvin Warren, Herb Phillips, Bob Fuller, and Wesley Kendrick.

Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Leavell, Earl Childers, and John Mefford.

George R. Crowley


George R. Crowley, 66, died Sunday, Dec. 6, 1998.

He was born in Clarksville, a son of the late Herbert and Elizabeth Crowley, attended Clarksville Schools until his junior year in high school, was a 1949 graduate of Tulsa Central High School, served four years in the United States Air Force, and graduated from Oklahoma State University with a BSEE degree in 1958. His career was in aerospace working chiefly with radar and guidance systems.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Eloise Crowley; two daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Rodney Wilson of Fort Collins, Colo., and Linda and Dale Dubbert of Albuquerque, N. M.; one sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Bill Lewis of Tulsa, Okla.; one brother and sister-in-law, Art and Shirley Blackard Crowley of Catoosa, Okla.; mother-in-law, Ethel Asfahl of Enid, Okla.; four grandchildren, Danny Wilson, Lauren Wilson, Brian Dubbert and Anna Dubbert; aunt, Gladys Ransom of Louisiana; two brothers-in-law and wives; and numerous nephews and nieces.

Friends are invited to join the family for a remembrance walk around Heller Park at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, according to information released by Butler-Stumpff Funeral Home of Tulsa, Okla.

John Schad


Brother John Schad, O.S.B., 82, monk of Subiaco Abbey, died Friday, Dec. 11, 1998, at Abbey Health Center.

He was born Lawrence H. Schad on Jan. 10, 1916, in Lindsay, Texas, to John and Sophie Schad. He attended St. Peter's School in Lindsay, Texas, graduated from Subiaco Academy in 1935, and spent one year in the college department at Subiaco before returning to the family farm following the death of his father in 1937. In 1942, he was inducted into the Army where he served during World War II in the Pacific. While in the armed service he earned two bronze stars and the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign medal as well as a good conduct medal. After being honorably discharged in 1942, he entered Subiaco Abbey where he made his monastic profession of vows on June 10, 1948, taking the religious name of John. He retired earlier this year after working for 50 years on the abbey farm.

He is survived by two brothers, Father Sylvester Schad of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Edward Schad of Gainesville, Texas; four sisters, Sister Alma Sophie Schad, Sister Vera Schad and Sister Helen Margaret Schad, all of San Antonio, Texas, and Mrs. John P. (Mae) Streng of Muenster, Texas.

A Christian Wake service was held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, and the Liturgy of Christian Burial was at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14, in Saint Benedict Church at Subiaco. Interment was in the Abbey Cemetery under the direction of Roller Funeral Home of Paris.

John H. Whittmore


John Henry Whittmore, 84, of Witter, father of Gary Whittmore of Hagarville, died Wednesday, Dec. 9, 1998, at his home.

He was born at St. Paul to Andrew Jackson and Mary Emaline Jones Whittmore and was a farmer.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Pauline Burnett Whittmore; one other son, Vernon Whittmore of Huntsville; one daughter, Bernice Cain of Huntsville; two brothers, L. D. Whittmore of Rogers and Louie Whittmore of Witter; one sister, Lou Ann Wheeler of Prairie Grove; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at Witter Cemetery with Rev. Sam Judd officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home of Huntsville.

Pallbearers were Russell Hoskins, Daryl Taylor, Felix Milligan, Landon Hawkins, Sonny Varnell, and Dearl Masterson.

Mrs. Macie Childers


Mrs. Macie I. Childers, 88, of Lamar died Thursday, Dec. 10, 1998, at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith.

A native of Lamar, she was a daughter of the late William McGruder and Edna Emma Simpson Selby, widow of Claude C. Childers, member of the Lamar Church of Christ, and was preceded in death by one son, Wayne Childers.

She is survived by six sons, Kenneth Childers of Clarksville, Carl Childers of Richmond, Calif., William Childers of Van Buren, and Argus Childers, James Childers, and Duane Childers, all of Lamar; four daughters, Helen Bouchard of Clarksville, Susie Francis of Orlando, Fla., Gail Newman of Van Buren, and Donna Jackson of Alma; one sister, Florence Zachary of Rodeo, Calif.; 19 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, at the Lamar Church of Christ with Rev. Sam Howell officiating.

Burial was in Lamar Cemetery under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.

Pallbearers were Selby Brown, Pete Christenson, Bill Jackson, Gene Newman, Bart Langley, and David Clayborn.

Mrs. Mamie B. Young


Mrs. Mamie Bell Roulston Young, 89, of Clarksville died Friday, Dec. 11, 1998, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a daughter of the late George W. and Hattie Peller Roulston, widow of Lester Young, and a Pentecostal.

She is survived by one daughter, Jonnie Lynch of Dardanelle; two sons, Lee D. Roulston of Bradley, Calif., and Robert Roulston of Priest River, Idaho; two sisters, Jessie Brummett of North Ridge, Calif., and Florence Dill of Brinkley; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, at Elizabeth Hall Cemetery at New Blaine with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.


Nola C. Justice


Nola C. Justice, 51, of Clarksville died Saturday, Dec. 12, 1998, at Baptist Regional Medical Center in Little Rock.

She was a native of Clarksville, member of St. Paul AME Church at Tuckerman, graduate of Grace James High School of Clarksville and attended The College of the Ozarks one year.

She is survived by one sister, Kaye Bagsby Person of Tuckerman; two brothers, Rudolph Justice Jr. of Kalamazoo, Mich., and Michael Justice of Huntsville, Texas; several nieces and nephews; and a cousin, Ann Gilkey of Sherwood.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Oakland Cemetery.


Robert L. Brimer


Robert Lawrence (R. L.) Brimer, 72, of Russellville died Thursday, Dec. 10, 1998, at AMI St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville.

He was a native of Belcher, son of the late Benjamin and Ruth Hutchins Brimer, retired employee of Van Horn Construction, and a Baptist.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Joyce Beatrice Hodges Brimer; two daughters, Sheila Kay Brimer of Conway and Sharon Gay Brimer of Dardanelle; three brothers, Glenn Brimer of McRay, Oneal Brimer of Beebe, and Johnny Brimer of Searcy; two sisters, Leona McGuire of Malvern and Flossie Cato of Conway; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at Humphrey Funeral Service Chapel in Russellville with Rev. W. H. McCuin officiating. Burial was in Rest Haven Memorial Park at Russellville.


Herman Reed Sitz


Herman Reed Sitz, 81, of Ozark, father of Betty Gilmer of Clarksville, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1998, at his home.

He was a retired employee of Arkansas Valley Electric, Navy veteran, member of Calvary Baptist Church, native of Taft, son of the late William Marion and Dellie Dickerson Sitz, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Reeda Kirby.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Allie Sutherland Sitz; five other daughters, LaRue Walden, Shirley Schaffer and Regina Hice, all of Ozark, Janice Drake of Cumberland, Md., and Donna Pendasula of Calhoun, Ga.; one sister, Cree Veen Slusser of Jonesboro; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark with Rev. Gib Allen officiating. Burial was in Highland Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Hansell Yearta, John Fisk, Michael Kirby, Cebo Dickerson, Lonnie Turner, and Rick Keisman.

Honorary pallbearers were H. B. Bowman and John Keith.


Vernon Betnar


Vernon Betnar, 73, of Clarksville died Wednesday, Dec. 9, 1998, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

He was a native of Pettigrew, retired lumber mill employee, attended Trinity Chapel Pentecostal Church of God, and was preceded in death by one brother, Jim Betnar.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Jean Betnar; two daughters, Brenda Perry of Clarksville and Kay Carmody of Hartman; one sister, Shirley Walker of Clarksville; two brothers, Lavon Betnar and Leon Betnar, both of Clarksville; five grandchildren, Jimmy Miner of Pampa, Texas, Travis Miner of Harrison, Glenda Jay of Russellville, Karen Turpin of Lamar, and Angela Huffman of Lewisville, Texas; eight great-grandchildren; six nephews; and three nieces.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, at Trinity Chapel Pentecostal Church of God with Rev. Bob Freeman and Rev. Terry Schlinker officiating.

Burial was in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Miner, Travis Miner, Ronnie Betnar, Larry Betnar, Gerry Turpin, and Tim Huffman.


Wanda J. Jones


Wanda J. Jones, 67, of Ozark, sister of Ray (PeeWee) Jones of Knoxville, died Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998, at Mercy Hospital/Turner Memorial in Ozark.

She was a former employee of Arkansas Valley Technical Institute and the Franklin County Extension Service, charter member of the Ozark Recreation Club and the Little Creek Country Club, member of the Ozark First United Methodist Church, native of Ozark, and daughter of the late Thomas Lester and Orah Hardcastle.

She is survived by one sister, Marye Jayne Pendleton of Fort Smith; one other brother, Harold Faye Jones of Ozark; and eight nieces and nephews including Donna Lannam of Clarksville.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Ozark First United Methodist Church with Rev. Ed Wyers and Rev. Roger Glover officiating.

Burial was in Highland Cemetery under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home of Ozark.

Active pallbearers were Charles Ray White, Eddie Melton, David Myers, Michael Cuce, Don Farris, Jeff Farris, Burl White and James Brandenburger.

Honorary pallbearers were classmates of 1949 including Bob Harris, Johnny Barham, JoAnn Phillips, Gail Hillard, Porter Hillard, Bob Horn, Bea Gilsinger, Nadine Bishop, Mary Faye Smith, JoAnn Hughes, Annette Cole, Wilma Carson, Paul Acord, Billie Keck, and Mary Skelton.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 503 West Commercial, Ozark, AR 72949. WIDTH="100%">



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