July 23, 2021

3/3/1999

Obituaries

Charles E. Hutson


Charles E. Hutson, 61, of Alix died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, in Johnson Regional Medical Center.

He was a native and former resident of Clarksville, son of the late Hickory Horace Hutson and former employee of Cargill Inc., at Ozark.

He is survived by two daughters, Sandy Perry and Becky Roberson, both of Alix; mother, Vera Key Hutson of Clarksville; two sisters, Wanda Dailey of Clarksville and Billie Ruth Standridge of Amarillo, Texas; and four grandchildren, Miranda Perry, Mackenzie Perry, Sherri Hutson and Bobby Hutson, all of Alix.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, March 1, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Zeiler officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Perry, Frank Reardon, George Dailey, Don Robert Hurst Jr., Rick Dailey, and Bill Ralph.

Courtney R. Vicks


Courtney RaeAnne Vicks, 16, of Clarksville died Monday, March 1, 1999.

She was a native of Forrest City.

Survivors include her parents, Sandra and Kevin White of Clarksville; two sisters, Keri White and Angel Vicks, both of Clarksville; one brother, Clint White of Clarksville; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. White of Wynne and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Vicks of Forrest City.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Nease officiating. Burial will be in Stillwell Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, at Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Mrs. Estelle Moore


Mrs. Estelle Moore, 87, of Huntington, mother of Arnold P. Moore of Coal Hill, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, in Ozark.

She was the widow of Earl Moore and a Pentecostal.

Other survivors include two daughters, Vera Lois Clopton of Waldron and Lovella Moore of Ozark; two sisters, Bertha Spencer of Marshall, Texas, and Arnee Addison of Amite, La.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at Huntington City Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.

Mrs. Ella Nichols


Mrs. Ella Nichols, 66, of Clarksville died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, at her home.

She was a member of the Church of Christ and daughter of the late Wash and Rhoda Lampkins Workman.

She is survived by five daughters, Olita Stockton of Hunt, Linda Johnson and Nellie Johnson, both of Lamar, Bernetta Cooper of Ozark, and Gladys Pitts of Coseia; five sons, Steve Nichols and James Nichols, both of Alix, and Allen Nichols, Roger Nichols, and Douglas Nichols, all of Hunt; six sisters, Della Conover (twin) of Oklahoma, Opel Duckworth of Texas, Lois Shipley of California, Molly Manasco of Montana, and Ozella Rogers and Linney Block, both of Oklahoma; one brother, Buddy Workman of Oklahoma; 23 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Jerry Richardson officiating. Burial was in Arpelar Cemetery in Arpelar, Okla.

Memorials may be made to Highway 64 Church of Christ in Lamar.

George K. Painter


George K. Painter, 75, of Clarksville died Monday, March 1, 1999, at AMI St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Russellville.

A native of East Brady, Pa., he was a son of the late George Edward and Catherine Zeitler Painter, graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, N. Y., past elder and member of Clarksville First Presbyterian Church, former vice president of Edwin L. Wiegand-Emerson Electric Manufacturing Company, retired vice president and general manager of Greenville Tube Corporation in Clarksville, World War II Air Force veteran, recipient of the Air Medal and was a B-17 Air Force flying fortress pilot. He was preceded in death by one sister, Lydia Sheakley.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Jacqueline Painter; one daughter, Debbie Painter Ford of Jacksonville; two sons, George William Painter of Waukesha, Wis., and Gary Lewis Painter of Highland, Calif.; three sisters, Emma Rogers and Ruth King, both of Sharon, Pa., and Louise Miller of East Brady, Pa.; and five grandchildren, Brian Painter and Christopher Painter, both of Wisconsin, Brandon Painter and Rachelle Painter, both of California, and Lauren Ford of Jacksonville.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 4, at the First Presbyterian Church in Clarksville with Rev. Lance Jones officiating. The body was cremated. Local arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, P. O. Box 1068, Clarksville, AR 72830.

Mrs. Imojean Stauffer


Mrs. Imojean Hardcastle Taylor Stauffer, 79, of Ozark, sister of Odys Hardcastle of Clarksville, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at Mercy Hospital/Turner Memorial in Ozark.

She was a retired employee of Cargill Inc.

Survivors include her husband, Samuel Stauffer; two daughters, Shelba Jean Tucker and Glaedean Parker, both of Ozark; two sons, Jerry Don Taylor and Jimmie Ray Taylor, both of Ozark; three sisters, Mary Opper and Lena Parker, both of Ozark, and Ocene Sutliff of Paris; one other brother, Edward Hardcastle of Fort Smith; 12 grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark with burial in Gar Creek Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Kenneth Tucker, Donald Tucker, Stevie Tucker, Robert Parker, Craig Parker, Marty Taylor, and Jimmy L. Taylor.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Cowan, David Howe, Bobby Graham, Don Hardcastle, Terry Hardcastle, Kenneth Hardcastle, and Larry Hardcastle.

Milton Edison Turner


Milton Edison Turner, 74, of Lamar died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

He was a native of Deval, Okla., son of the late Oloes and Vivian Mae Hastings Turner, member of the Clarksville Nazarene Church, and retired in 1972 after 24 1/2 years with the U. S. Army.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Gisela Turner; one son, David Marshall Turner of Lexington, Ky.; and one stepgrandson, Rickie Lee Hawkins of Lamar.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, March 1, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Glenn Newton officiating. The body was cremated.

Mrs. Stella Otwell


Mrs. Stella Otwell, 88, of Fort Smith, formerly of Clarksville, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, at Sparks Regional Medical Center.

She was a native of Georgetown, Texas, daughter of the late Robert Travis and Emma Lenora Galloway Arnold, widow of Robert E. Otwell, member of the First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Clarksville, and was preceded in death by a son, R. Stanley Otwell, and a daughter, Venita Jo Otwell.

She is survived by two sons, Roy Otwell of Lubbock, Texas, and Blake Otwell of Clarksville; two daughters, Elaine Wilhelm of Fort Smith and Ruth Gagliardi of Trinidad, Colo.; one brother, Oscar Arnold of Seminole, Okla.; ten grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at the First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Vernon Bass officiating.

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

Memorials may be made to First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, Missions Department, P. O. Box 589, Clarksville, AR 72830.

Mrs. Velna M. Bean


Mrs. Velna M. Bean, 92, of Clarksville died Sunday, Feb. 28, 1999, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a daughter of the late Dr. Steven Monroe and Mary Isabel Warren Graves, widow of Lawrence Richard Bean, member of the Church of Christ, and a retired school teacher having taught in public schools for several years prior to opening a private kindergarten in Clarksville. She was preceded in death by six sisters and four brothers.

She is survived by one sister-in-law, Jean Graves of Mountainburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, at the Clarksville Church of Christ with John Ballard officiating.

Burial was in Mt. Vernon Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were James Horn, Jim Clark, Ewell Sexton, Flynn Kinman, Duane Steele, and Elvin Brown.

Mrs. Charlie F. Buckner


Mrs. Charlie Frances Buckner, 86, of Van Buren, formerly of Clarksville, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at Brownwood Manor in Van Buren.

She was a daughter of the late Charles Edmond and Maude Jones Self, widow of Otis James Buckner, and member of the Church of God.

She is survived by one daughter, Laverne Snow of Fort Smith; two sons, Lee James Buckner of Van Buren and Michael Don Buckner of Clarksville; three sisters, Esma Simmons of Emmett, Idaho, Gladys Worth of Brogan, Ore., and Emma Land of Randall, Wash.; one brother, Ferrell Self of Scotsburg, Ore.; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Phil Redding officiating. Burial will be in Stillwell Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Greg Buckner, Gary Buckner, Tim Harris, Joe Fonville, Jeff Dale, and Brian Box.

Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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