April 21, 2021

4/14/1999

Obituaries

J. Arnold McDowell


J. Arnold (Doc) McDowell, 85, of Augusta, father of Keith McDowell of Clarksville, died Saturday, March 27, 1999, at Augusta Medical Complex.

He was a native of Haverhill, son of the late James S. and Grace Arnold McDowell, member of Haverhill Christian Church and the Wichita Consistory 2, Mystic Tie Lodge 74, retired transport driver having been employed by Mobil Oil for 34 years, and was preceded in death by his wife, Georgetta Britting.

Other survivors include his widow, Mrs. Leona Powers Dill McDowell; two daughters, Mary Ann Hawley and Ava McHone, both of Augusta; two stepdaughters, Joyce Triboulet of Branson, Mo., and Jeanene Stanback of Marana, Ariz.; one sister, Hattie Kingsley of Beaumont, Texas; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, at Haverhill Christian Church with Rev. Chuck Terrill officiating.

Burial was at Sunset Lawn Cemetery in El Dorado under the direction of Dunsford Funeral Home of Augusta.

Memorials may be made to the Haverhill Christian Church.

Mrs. Betty Jo Carter


Mrs. Betty Jo Carter, 67, of Clarksville died Friday, April 9, 1999, in Tulsa, Okla.

She was a native of Paris, daughter of the late Lawrence and Vera Evans Emery, graduate of Hartman High School and The College of the Ozarks, a retired school teacher having taught at Hartman, Perryville and Lamar, and a member of the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association, First United Methodist Church and Powers Church Circle.

Survivors include her husband, James Carter; one daughter, Anita Hall of Tulsa, Okla.; five sons, Larry Carter of Perryville, Stanley Carter and Randy Carter, both of Norman, Okla., Earl Wayne Carter of Fayetteville, and Robert Carter of Hot Springs Village; one brother, Bobby Emery of Clarksville; four aunts, Biddie Hoover and Wanda Hook, both of Hartman, and Ruby Green and Christine Smith, both of Oklahoma; one uncle, Doyle Evans of Hartman; 15 grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces including Denise Harvey of Clarksville and Becky Jones of Portland, Ore.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, April 12, at the Clarksville First United Methodist Church with Dr. Earl Carter, Rev. Lowell Eaton, and Rev. Frank Clemmons officiating.

Burial was in Hess Cemetery at Coal Hill under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Larry Carter, Stanley Carter, Randy Carter, Earl Wayne Carter, Robert Carter, George Hall, Brad Carter, Justin Carter, Philip Carter, Brian Carter, Loren Carter, Chase Hall, and Eric Carter.

Mrs. Erma Henson


Mrs. Erma Henson, 79, of Fairview, Okla., former resident of Clarksville, died Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at the Fairview Hospital.

She was a native of Witter, daughter of the late George and Etta Littlefield McFee, retired 30-year daycare operator, member of the Fairview First Assembly of God Church where she taught Sunday school for many years, and was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

She is survived by three sons and spouses, Lyndell and Louise Griffin of Watonga, Okla., Arthur and Linda Brandenburg of Clarksville, and Ronnie Griffin of Fairview, Okla.; two daughters and spouses, Glenda and Bill Thornburg of Pine Bluff and Faye and Milo Hoffman of Fairview, Okla.; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, April 9, at the Fairview First Assembly of God Church with Rev. Ray Myers officiating.

Burial was in the Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Fairview Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Rocky Thornburg, Michael Brandenburg, Dustin Hoffman, James Griffin, Lynn Griffin, and Terry Curtis.

Memorials may be made to the Fairview First Assembly of God Church, % Fairview Funeral Home, Inc., 221 North Main, Fairview, OK 73737.

Mrs. Florence E. Foster


Mrs. Florence Ellen Foster, 76, of Hartman died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a member of the Fernwood Assembly of God Church, daughter of the late Henry and Lovie May Morgan Morris, and was preceded in death by two sisters, Lois Harris and Cynthia Lowe, and three brothers, Albert Morris, Roy Morris, and William Morris.

Survivors include her husband, Thurman Foster; three daughters, Brenda James and Tracy Robinson, both of Hartman, and Marchia Case of Clarksville; two sons, Max Foster of Broken Arrow, Okla., and Bruce Foster of Hartman; three sisters, Bessie Guthrie of Hartman and Ruby Rosenthal and Iva Adams, both of Tulsa, Okla.; one brother, Richard Morris of Fort Smith; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the Fernwood Assembly of God Church with Rev. Joe Goodin and Rev. Johnny Price officiating.

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

Active pallbearers were Tim Dalton, Allen Walker, Greg Morris, Roy Goodin, Mike Walker, and Larry Guthrie.

Honorary pallbearers were Gomer Jones, Richard Mays, Grant Dalton, and Larry Don Kinman.

Hugh L. Wall Jr.


Hugh L. Wall Jr., 70, of Coal Hill died Friday, April 9, 1999, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

He was a native of Coal Hill, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hugh L. (Jettie Lee Spicer) Wall Sr., member of the Catholic Church, Army veteran of the Korean War, retired employee of the Kansas City (Missouri) School District, and was preceded in death by one son, Christopher Wall.

He is survived by one son, Kevin Wall of Fenton, Mo.; one sister, Ila Bess Ferguson of Muskogee, Okla.; four brothers, Lee L. (Percy) Wall of Fort Smith, Otto Wall of Coal Hill, Russell Wall of Branson, Mo., and Earl Wall of Greenwood; and one grandchild, Adam Wall of Fenton, Mo.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, April 12, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Father Victor Gillespie officiating. Burial was in Coal Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Bud Hoing, Ronnie Warren, Jim Gipson, Pokey Gipson, Bentley Yates, and Dee Yates.

J. L. Henley


J. L. Henley of Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., a native of Johnson County, died Sunday, April 11, 1999.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Ruth Clark Henley; two daughters, Joan Pitts and Geraldene Walker; three grandsons; two granddaughters; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister of California.

Funeral and burial will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 15, in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.

Juan A. Rodriquez


Juan Antonio Rodriquez, infant son of Antonio and Eulalia Valenciano Rodriquez of Clarksville, died Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

Other survivors include grandparents, Finalo Juan and Hermeregil Da Davilah Rodriquez and Luis and Fransisca Zapater Valenciano.

Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 8, at Holy Redeemer Cemetery with Father Victor Gillespie officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Mrs. Lucille Arbuckle


Mrs. Lucille C. Arbuckle, 84, of Hartman died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at Clarksville Convalescent Home.

She was a native of Forrest City, daughter of the late Oliver and Nora Pady Perry, member of Springs of Living Water Church in Ozark, and was preceded in death by one daugh-
ter, Syble Butler.

Survivors include her husband, James W. Arbuckle; three daughters, Linda Pullen of Ozark, Bobbie Watson of Hartman, and Phyllis Tebbetts of Bryant; one sister, Ealzy Newson of Altus; one brother, Floyd Perry of Altus; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 10, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark with Rev. Shirley Smith officiating. Burial was in Houston Cemetery.

Mrs. Loraine Kendall


Mrs. Loraine (Sody) Kendall, 90, of Clarksville died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.

A native of Clarksville, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Anna Cletton Green, widow of Loren Kendall, member of the First Presbyterian Church, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Annabell Sykes, and two grandchildren, Carolyn and Bruce Sykes.

She is survived by one niece, Beverly Carr of Sonora, Calif.; and several cousins.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Lance Jones officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Bill Clark, W. C. White Jr., Frank Eichenberger, Levon Stumbaugh, Jim Shrigley, and Troy Taylor.

Honorary pallbearers were Kenneth Larson, Stewart Willey, and Harold Lewis.

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

Robert H. Over


Robert H. (Bob) Over, 66, of Hopkinsville, Ky., son of Hazel Williams Dewberry of Clarksville, died Saturday, April 10, 1999, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, Ky.

He was a native of Prairie, son of the late Homer Over, a retired director of facility engineer supply for the Civil Service in Fort Campbell, Ky., and was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ann Hibbs Over.

Other survivors include five sons, Robert Dale Over of Mifflinburg, Pa., Dr. Darrell Over of Pine Bluff, Kenny Over and Billy Over, both of Hopkinsville, Ky., and Michael Over of Clarksville, Tenn.; three daughters, Laurel Over, Alicia Over, and Kathryn Trout, all of Hopkinsville, Ky.; one sister, Lorretta Ritchie of Clarksville; and 11 grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, at Maddux Funeral Home in Hopkinsville, Ky., with Rev. Larry Dale Combs officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Memorial Gardens in Hopkinsville, Ky.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

Samuel A. Boswell


Samuel A. Boswell, 74, of Floral, former resident of Clarksville, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.

He was a native of Bradford, son of the late Milton and Maudie Adams Boswell, retired owner of Boswell and Son Grocery at Floral, a member of the Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by two sisters, Mildred Curl and Mollie Douglas.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Maxine Wood Boswell; two sons, Michael Boswell of Lamar and Clifford Boswell of Batesville; two brothers, Melvin Boswell of Granger, Ind., and Billy Boswell of Desha; four sisters, Orene McDougal of New Buffalo, Mich., Nelle Lea of Judsonia, Willie Wilson of Pleasant Plains, and Lottie James of Bradford; and five grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church with burial at Union Grove Cemetery under the direction of Powell Funeral Home, Inc., Bald Knob-Judsonia. WIDTH=”100%”>

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