John Thomas Burgess
John Thomas Burgess, 80, of Lamar died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1998, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
He was a retired oil field employee, member of the First United Methodist Church, and son of the late Crawford E. and Lura Huskey Burgess.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Virginia Hamilton Burgess; one daughter, Teri Jones of Lamar; three sons, Bob Burgess and Wayne Burgess, both of Ventura, Calif., and Bill Burgess of Monroe, Calif.; four sisters, Elwanda Henderson of Fort Worth, Texas, Letha Jones of Taylor, Mich., Veneta Turner of Athens, Tenn., and Glenna Clement of Scotsdale, Ariz.; two brothers, Zeke Burgess of Buena Park, Calif., and Jerry Burgess of Fort Worth, Texas; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roy Henderson officiating. Burial was in Lamar Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Joe Wages, Matt Jones, Bill Armstrong, Howard Haasis, Jim Birkhahn, and Bob Hula.
Honorary pallbearer was Billy Castleberry.
Mrs. Lorene L. English
Mrs. Lorene Lucille English, 73, of Fort Smith died Friday, Oct. 23, 1998, at a Fort Smith hospital.
She was a member of Mid-Town Holiness Church and widow of Marvin G. English.
She is survived by three sons, Dale English of Van Buren, Marvin English of Alma and Mike English of Ozark; two sisters, Edna Mae Weavel and Lew English, both of Muldrow, Okla.; five brothers, Herman Stamps, Donald Ray Stamps and Ted Stamps, all of Muldrow, Okla., Tommy D. Stamps of Austin, Texas, and Fred Stamps of Stover, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, at Dora Assembly of God Church. Burial was in Dora Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home of Fort Smith.
Pallbearers were Mickey Stamps, Tim Stamps, Leroy O’Neal, Billy English, Billy Ed Keith, and Joe Ryan.
Mrs. Lisa D. Harmon
Mrs. Lisa Davis Harmon, 31, of Clarksville died Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998, at her home.
She was a member of Spadra Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Troy Kevin Harmon; one daughter, Megan Nicole Harmon of the home; parents, Charles and Weda Davis of Clarksville; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Teresa and Mark Hubbard of Davenport, Iowa, Linda and Allen Griffith of Greenfield, Ind., and Patricia Chuculate of Clarksville; five nieces; five nephew; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral was at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bob Oden and Rev. David Qualls officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Allen Griffith, Mark Hubbard, Lee Reichert, Ken Carter, J. T. Barber, and Greg Freeman.
Mrs. Linda L. Whorton
Mrs. Linda Louise Whorton, 66, of Lamar died Saturday, Oct. 24, 1998, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a native of Piney, daughter of the late Will and Linnie Harless Elam, a Protestant, and was preceded in death by two sons, Kenneth Wayne Whorton and Paul Allen Whorton.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth F. Whorton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Nick Mullings and Della and Larry Freeman, all of Lamar; three brothers, Dan Elam of Knoxville, Richard Elam of San Diego, Calif., and Ray Elam of Oklahoma City, Okla.; one sister, Mamie Mannings of Alma; seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services and burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Brock Cemetery at Piney. Arrangements are under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville.
Wayne Wheeless of Ozark, brother of Eunice Highfill of Hartman, died Monday, Oct. 26, 1998, at his home.
He was a member of Ozark First Baptist Church and a self-employed livestock dealer.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Doris Wheeless; one daughter, Marilyn Frazier of Ozark; one other sister, Venice Kirby of Ozark; one brother, Ken Wheeless of Ozark; and one grandchild, Johanna Frazier of Ozark.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, at Ozark First Baptist Church.
Burial will be in Highland Cemetery under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home of Ozark.
Pallbearers will be Michael Durning, David Davidson, James Ford, Charles Barham, Ronald Patterson, and Kent Reading.
Adam Jarred Harris
Adam Jarred Harris, 16, of Lamar died Monday, Oct. 26, 1998, at his home.
He was a native of Stigler, Okla., member of Pittsburg Baptist Church in Lamar, junior at Lamar High School, and attended Russellville Vo-Tech.
Survivors include his parents, James Alvin and Carolyn Jean Clayborn Harris of Lamar; two brothers, Rodney Harris and Joshua Harris, both of Lamar; one sister, Desiree Harris of Lamar, two half-brothers, Clifford Harris of Fort Lewis, Wash., and James Harris of Tulsa, Okla.; paternal grandparents, Clifford and Mary Harris of Lamar; maternal grandparents, Henry and Shirley Clayborn of Knoxville; two uncles and one aunt, John Harris of Lamar and Michael and Mary Buckner of South Carolina.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, at the Pittsburg Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Milloway officiating.
Burial will be in Lamar Cemetery under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.
Pallbearers will be Duane Reynolds, Kevin Reynolds, Darrin Reynolds, Jason Buckner, James Casey and Willie Baxter.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Mrs. Donna Ailene Bell
Mrs. Donna Ailene Bell of Ozark died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998, at Ozark Nursing Home.
She was a member of Ozark Calvary Baptist Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Melissa Berry of Ozark; two sisters, Sally Buttler of Tulsa, Okla., and Anna Kissinger of Pocola, Okla.; three brothers, Vaughn Thomas and Tom Thomas, both of Clarksville, and Jackie Thomas of Hartman; one grandchild, Michael Berry of Ozark.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark with burial in West Mt. Zion Cemetery near Hartman.
Pallbearers will be Steve Outlaw, Ricky White, Nelson Wheeler, Wade Clark, Gary LaRue, and Jonah Bell.