Brian Allen Darter
Brian Allen Darter, 25, of Altus
died Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at his home.
He was a native of Ozark, graduate
of Altus High School, employee of Hanesbrands Inc. in Clarksville,
Baptist, and was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Curtis
and Patsy Turner Barham; paternal grandfather, Tom Darter; and cousin,
Survivors include his parents, Gregg
and Debbie Darter of Altus; two brothers, Aaron Ray Darter and wife,
Maddie, and Thomas Edward Darter and daughter, Vesta, of Altus;
grandmother, Mary Darter of Altus; several aunts and uncles including
Connie Gregory of Clarksville, Larry and Missy Barham, Gary Darter, and
Jeff and Nancy Darter; and cousins, Sunni Albano, Garrilyn Darter,
Jeffrey Darter, and Jennifer Emfinger.
A celebration of life service will
be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Greenwood Community Center on
Carbon Plant Road in Altus.
Burial will be at Pond Creek
Cemetery on West Creek Road in Altus under the direction of Community
Donna Reni’ Krissman
Donna Reni’ Krissman, 49, of
Clarksville died Monday, Jan. 30, 2012.
She was a native of Harrison,
daughter of the late Jack Dotson, attended Clarksville High School,
member of the East Mount Zion Trinity Baptist Church, employee of South
Park Restaurant for 23 years, and active in the Johnson County Girls
Club and girls club athletic programs.
Survivors include her husband, Brad
Krissman; one son, Chris Roberts of the home; one daughter, Lauren
Krissman of the home; mother, Wauhillau Dotson of Clarksville; one
sister, Debbie (Darren) Rogers of Springdale; two nieces, Ashdyn
Monahan and Heather Hughes; and three nephews, Bradley Rogers, Jordyn
Monahan and Brandyn Monahan.
A memorial service was held at 10
a.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at East Mount Zion Trinity Baptist Church with
Rev. Robbie Jackson officiating. Arrangements were under the direction
of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Edward A. McGaughey
Edward A. McGaughey, 73, of
Clarksville died Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, in Clarksville.
He was a native of Belfast, Northern
Ireland, engineer, and Presbyterian.
Survivors include his wife,
Elizabeth Adelaide McGaughey; one daughter, Alice (Alan) Cross of
Clarksville; one son, Colin (Loata) McGaughey of Sandy, Ore.; two
sisters, Hildred McGucken of Toronto, Canada, and Serena McCullough of
British Columbia, Canada; and six grandchildren, Lindsay Cross, Colin
Cross, Emily Cross, Alyson McGaughey, Glynn McGaughey and Susan
Crematory arrangements were under
the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas
Children’s Hospital, P. O. Box 2222, Little Rock, AR 72203.
Mack E. Chronister
Mack E. Chronister, 86, of Alma died
Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at St. Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith.
A native of Hagarville, he was a son
of the late Henry Bruce and Ruth Lankford Chronister, member of Kibler
United Methodist Church, Army veteran of World War II, retired ACEE
Milk Company employee and a Kibler used car dealer.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda
Laneer Chronister; one son, Jarvis (Shari) Chronister of Van Buren; one
brother, Henry Bruce Chronister Jr. of Van Buren; one sister, Macy Jean
Price of Ontario, Ore.; five nephews, Gary Price, Dennis Price, Donnie
Chronister, John Michael Laneer, and Ted Laneer; and two nieces,
Belinda Shelly and Pam Herrera.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday,
Feb. 8, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Herchel McClurkin
and Rev. Deanna McCormack officiating. Burial will be in Minnow Creek
Pallbearers will be Bill Kibler, Jim
White, Ricky Kibler, Ken Kibler, Roy Rogers, Christopher Shelly, and
Marie B. Cremer
Marie Bryant Cremer, 86, of Hartman
died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012.
She was a native of Brock, Okla.,
daughter of the late Clarence Wade and Velma Smith Bryant, widow of
Billy Jack Cremer, member of First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church,
and was preceded in death by one daughter, Carolyn June Cremer;
great-grandson, Tyler Davenport; two sisters, Helen Harvey and Wanda
Neasbitt; and one brother, Clarence Wade Bryant Jr.
She is survived by two daughters,
Debra Davenport and Cheryl Pitts, both of Hartman; one son, Billy
Cremer of Van Buren; one sister, Ruth Garretson of Oklahoma City,
Okla.; one brother, W.D. Bryant of Wylie, Texas; eight grandchildren;
and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb.
4, at First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Vernon Bass
and Rev. Doyle Caldwell officiating.
Burial was in Oakland Cemetery under
the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers were Don Wilhelm,
Todd McAteer, Dale Caldwell, Phillip Wyatt, Jeff Bates, Mike Mee, and
Honorary pallbearers were Tom
Fowler, Bob Sparks, Bill Stewart, Ken Patton, Phil Rosel,
grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to First
Landmark Missionary Baptist Church General Fund, P. O. Box 589,
Clarksville, AR 72830.
Robert Louis Houston
Robert Louis Houston, 75, of
Clarksville died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at his home.
He was a native of Parsons, Tenn.,
son of the late Howard Newton and Emma Lou Jennings Houston, retired
gas technician with the Gas Service Company in Kansas City for 33
years, and Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Earla
Key Houston; two sons, Russell Houston of Clarksville and Joseph
Houston of Chesterfield, Mo.; two daughters, Karen (Rick) Howell of
Prairie Village, Kan., and Nancy (Jeff) Pearman of Dallas, Texas; two
sisters, Julia (Gary) Vick of Lee’s Summit, Mo., and Martha Taylor of
Kansas City, Mo.; two sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Diana and Jim
Welch of Hartman and Emojean and Charles Smreker of Hillsboro, Mo.;
seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday,
Feb. 10, at McGilley and Sheil Funeral Home Chapel in Kansas City, Mo.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9. Burial will be in
Mount Washington Cemetery in Independence, Mo.
Local arrangements were under the
direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.