David Overbey, 62, of Toronto, Canada, died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1998.
He was the son of the late David Arch and Oacie Manning Overbey of Lamar,
native of Detroit, Mich., educated at Wayne State University, a film critic
on TV in California, a teacher at Tulane University, a journalist, worked
with film specializing in Asia, and a filmfest programmer for Toronto since
He is survived by an aunt, Catherine Cullins of Lamar; and several cousins
including George Overbey Jr. of Lamar.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Jerry Lee Kirby
Jerry Lee Kirby, 55, of Ozark, brother of Patricia Patterson of Clarksville,
died Monday, Dec. 21, 1998, at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith.
He was a retired foreman with Arkansas Valley Electric, Mason, member
of the Shriners, Methodist, and son of the late Gerald Lee Kirby.
Other survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth Ann Kirby of Portales,
N. M., and Catherine Allison Kirby of Ozark; mother, Venice Wheeless Kirby
of Ozark; one brother, Jim Kirby of Barling; and three grandchildren, Zachary
Jordan Kirby and Megan Nicole Turner, both of Ozark, and Kelsey Elizabeth
Teague of Portales, N. M.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, at Grenades Chapel with
Rev. Ted Darling officiating.
Burial will be in Jackson Cemetery under the direction of Shaffer Funeral
Home of Ozark.
Active pallbearers will be Ed Wilkinson, Dee Kirby, David Davidson,
Robert Ritchie, Ted Skolarski, and Mike Harris.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Farris, Kenneth Ross, Ike Pointer,
Burl Vaught, Guy Foster, L. D. Holland, Vivian Holland, Bill Denniston,
Gary Turner, and Larry Hardcastle.
Marvin Keith Cook
Marvin Keith Cook, 41, of Hartman died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1998, at
Johnson Regional Medical Center.
He was a native of Ventura, Calif., son of the late Verna (Goodin) and
Windle Cook Jr., restaurant manager, former member of the Clarksville Jaycees,
attended the Assembly of God Church, and was preceded in death by one sister,
Sheila Cook Cagle.
He is survived by one sister and brother-in-law, Vanessa and Tom Bowen
of Hartman; one brother, Phillip Cook of Hartman; three nieces, Paula Gilmer
and Ginny Bentrum, both of Lamar, and Stacy Bowen of Hartman; four nephews,
Jason Cook of Clarksville, Jody Gilmer of Lamar, and Windle Bowen and Terry
Bowen, both of Hartman; two great-nephews, Phillip Cook and Joey Gilmore;
one brother-in-law, Johnny Cagle of Hartman; three aunts; and one uncle.
Graveside services and burial were at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at
the Hartman Cemetery with Rev. Darrel Rogers and Rev. Sally Ladd officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers were Gary Goza, Lance Storms, Michael Slone, Rusty
Forehand, Vince Wadley, and Donnie Campbell.
Honorary pallbearers were Mike Farris and David Evans.
Mrs. Mona Lea Still
Graveside services and burial for Mrs. Mona Lee (Mammie) Still, 66,
who died Dec. 15, 1998, were at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21, at Lamar Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Bill Eisenhour Funeral Homes,
Inc., of Oklahoma City, Okla.
She was a native of Oklahoma City, Okla., daughter of the late Jesse
and Ethel Quick Statser, widow of William S. (Bill) Still, and retired
Oklahoma City, Okla., firefighter.
Survivors include three daughters, Gwynn Ellen Hawthorne, Sandra Brown
Porter, and Jo Huffman; seven grandchildren, Ty Hawthorne, Jerald Hawthorne,
Henry Brown, Jenny Brown, Jackie Brown, William (Bucky) Huffman, and Lisa
Huffman; and six great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Netta M. Taylor
Mrs. Netta May Taylor, 92, of Clarksville died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 1998,
at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was born in the Rocky Community west of Mena, daughter of the late
George W. and Kate McKinney Barber, widow of Ruel Taylor, attended public
school at Rocky, member of extension homemakers clubs at Mt. Vernon and
Ludwig, active in Mt. Vernon and Mt. Airy Cemetery associations, member
of East Mt. Zion Baptist Church, and member of Belle Grove Chapter No.
56 Order of the Eastern Star, where she was a past worthy matron and served
as grand representative to Scotland.
She is survived by two daughters, Louise Taylor of Grand Junction, Colo.,
and Rueline Turner of Clarksville; one sister, Pansy Chenault of Russellville;
one brother, I. E. Barber of Mena; four grandchildren, Pam Jones and Mitzie
Sears, both of Clarksville, Kathy Patton of Russellville, and Robert Turner
of Fort Smith; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 24, at Hardwicke Funeral Home
Chapel with burial in Mt. Vernon Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Belle Grove OES, % Juanita Thompson, Route
2, Clarksville, AR 72830 or the Mt. Vernon Cemetery Association, % Eldon
Scoggins, 305 Thompson Street, Clarksville, AR 72830.
Mrs. Robbie C. Justice
Mrs. Robbie C. Justice, 66, of Clarksville died Wednesday, Dec. 16,
1998, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a native of Clarksville, daughter of the late Sam and Emogene
Newton Chenault, widow of Dr. Roy Justice, and member of the Mount Calvary
She is survived by two daughters, Ellen Mangum of Dallas, Texas, and
Nona Rumman of Fayetteville; one son, Eddie Willis of Wichita Falls, Texas;
five sisters, Charlotte Callaway and Mary Nell Webb, both of Chicago, Ill.,
Rev. Patricia Chenault of San Antonio, Texas, Jessie Heidleberg of Clarksville,
and Eugenia McKinney of Fort Smith; three brothers, Joe Chenault and Lloyd
Chenault, both of McKinney, Texas, and Floyd Chenault of Wichita Falls,
Texas; and three grandchildren, Audra May Tasco and Lanitra Dodson, both
of Clarksville, and Assefa Egziabher of Fayetteville.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel
with Rev. Floyd Chenault officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Roscoe Gordon Sr., Roscoe Gordon Jr., Sam Chenault,
Franklin Bagsby Jr., Claude May, and Tony York.
Honorary pallbearers were Richard Evans, Floyd Chenault Jr., and Alan
Sandor Toth, 72, of Lamar died Friday, Dec. 18, 1998, at Johnson Regional
A native of Hungary, he was a son of the late Zoltan and Rosie Nagy
Toth, a retired tool and dye maker, former director of New Jersey Credit
Union, and a member of the machinist union.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Josee Toth; one son and daughter-in-law,
Roger and Heather Toth of Las Vegas, Nev.; one brother and sister-in-law,
Zoltan and Rosa Toth of Hungary; and four grandchildren, Karlee Toth, Hannah
Toth, Sandor Toth, and Seth Truby, all of Las Vegas, Nev.
Memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 21, at Hardwicke Funeral
Home Chapel with Father Victor Gillespie officiating.
Mrs. Theresa Gregory
Mrs. Theresa Irene Gregory, 39, of Clarksville died Thursday, Dec. 17,
1998, at St. Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith.
She was a member of Faith Christian Center of Clarksville.
Survivors include her husband, Gary B. Gregory; two sons, Eric Scott
Gregory and James Robert Gregory, both of the home; parents, James D. Callahan
of Ozark and Zella Fay Bean Callahan of Ratcliff; four sisters, Aleta Holman
and Tina Cowell, both of Ozone, Darlene Schuwaller of Paris and Joey Gonzalez
of Clarksville; and two brothers, Mark Callahan and Craig Callahan, both
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel
with Rev. David Wooters officiating. Burial was in Yale Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Brad Pearson, Greg Cox, Geoffrey Gregory, Nathan
Stillwell, Matt Yates, and Jeffery Callahan.
Honorary pallbearers were Jason Warren, Mark Yates, Jimmy Gregory, and