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5/12/1999

Obituaries

Alexis Terese Pledger


Alexis Terese Pledger, one-month-old daughter of Jeremy Pledger and Melissa Richard of Ozark, died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at Mercy Hospital/Turner Memorial in Ozark.

Other survivors include one sister, Montana Richard of the home; one brother, Chase Hunsinger of the home; paternal grandparents, Tim and Gail Pledger of Altus; maternal grandfather, George Richard of Ozark; paternal great-grandparents, Jerome and Hermina Koerdt of Altus and Alene Ihle of Paris; maternal great-grandparents, George Richard Sr. of Cecil, and Joyce McKinney of California, paternal great-great-grandmother, Louise Rinke of Altus; uncle, Michael Pledger of Altus; and aunt, Latisha Owens of Texas.

She was preceded in death by a grandmother, Robin Richard; and great-grandparents, Billy Hugh Pledger, Velma Richard and Vance McKinney.

Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Monday, May 10, at Liberty Cemetery at Altus with Rev. Tony Battles and Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Mike Skolarski, Charles Buchannan, Jason Flannery, and Chance Blansingame.

Mrs. Denise G. Nichols


Mrs. Denise G. Nichols, 41, of Lamar died Friday, May 7, 1999, at her home.

She was a native of Wilmington, Utah, daughter of the late Earl B. and Virgie Mae Bohannon Wise, 1975 graduate of Clarksville High School, and member of the Russellville First Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include her husband, Terry Nichols; three daughters and one son-in-law, Jacquelyn Denise and Wesley McRae of Osceola, and Melissa Dawn Nichols and Bailey Nickole Nichols, both of Lamar; two sisters, Karlene Hawkins of Russellville and Earlene Lipsey of La Mirada, Calif.; one brother, Lindell Wise of Clarksville; and one grandson, Bryce Allen McRae of Osceola.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, May 10, at the Russellville First Assembly of God Church with Rev. Dade Kindrix and Rev. Larry Moore officiating.

Burial was in Oakland Cemetery at Clarksville under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Wesley Kendrick, Wesley McRae, David McMillon, Herb Phillips, Mike Nichols, and Danny Duff.

Ferrell F. King


Ferrell F. King, 96, of Clarksville died Friday, May 7, 1999, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.

A native of the Harmony Community, he was a son of the late William Ruben and Lou Orpha Laster King, member of the Harmony Presbyterian Church, owner-operator of King Grocery Store at Harmony for 50-plus years, and was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Wilson King.

He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Stacy King of Phoenix, Ariz.; two grandchildren, Terry Don King of Fort Smith and Stephanie King of Phoenix, Ariz.; and two great-grandchildren, Austin King of Fort Smith and London King of Ozark.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, at the Harmony Presbyterian Church with Burley King and Rev. Bill Woodard officiating.

Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers will be Jack Phillips, Wendell Self, Bill Porter, Hall Garrett, Argie Kendall, Abe Laster Jr., John Williamson, and Ronald Laster.

Honorary pallbearers will be Heartsill McSwain, Buel Porter, and Lyle Porter.

J. W. Hearne


J. W. Hearne, 90, of Springfield, Mo., died Sunday, May 2, 1999.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Amy Phillips Hearne, a former Hartman resident; one daughter, Julaine Davis of Springfield, Mo.; one son, Robert W. Hearne of Springfield, Mo.; one brother, W. F. Hearne of Tennessee; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial were at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, in Springfield, Mo.

James Allen Neil


Graveside services and burial for James Allen Neil, 40, of Orange, Texas, who died Tuesday, May 4, 1999, at his home, were at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Woodland Cemetery with Rev. Jim Goodman officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Keith Neil, Thomas Neil, Ted Miller, Frank Aribia, J. D. Marlow, John Neil, and Donald Mobley.

Neil was a shiplifter with TDI Halter and son of the late John Alexander Neil.

Survivors include his mother, Lois Marlow Weatherton of Clarksville; three sisters, Ruth Mobley of Clarksville, Irene Arabie of Mauriceville, Texas, and Malinda Miller of Orange, Texas; and three brothers, Keith W. Neil and Thomas Lee Neil, both of Orange, Texas, and John A. Neil of Jasper, Texas.

Louis B. Parks


Louis Blauvelt Parks, 75, of Clarksville died Sunday, May 9, 1999, at his home.

A native of Denver, Colo., he was a son of the late Howard E. and Louise Blauvelt Parks, and an engineer graduate of School of Mines in Denver, Colo.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Christine Parks; two daughters, Susan Louise Ramsdell of Hingham, Mass., and Anne Christine Parks of Denver, Colo.; one son, David B. Parks of Dallas, Texas; one brother, Howard E. Parks Jr. of Castle Rock, Colo.; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 13, at the Harmony Presbyterian Church with Burley King officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Stephen I. Horvath


Stephen I. Horvath, 73, of Clarksville died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at Clarksville Convalescent Home.

He was a mechanical engineer and son of the late Lajos and Julianna Gall Horvath.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Anna Szauer Horvath; three daughters, Susan Torok of Hungary, Julianna Buhajla of Knoxville, and Alice Horvath of Illinois; two sons, Stephen Horvath Jr. of Hungary and Joe Horvath of Illinois; one brother, Lajos Horvath of Canada; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The body was cremated.

Local arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Mrs. Viahne J. Colbert


Mrs. Viahne Joyce Colbert, 48, of Hartman died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at her home.

She was a native of Watertown, S. D., and a registered medical assistant for Sparks Regional Medical Center Out Clinic in Mulberry and Charleston.

Survivors include her husband, James Colbert; two daughters, Kedron Robinette and Shanon Brantley, both of Jonesboro; mother, Betty Holcomb of Sherwood; one sister, Roxanne Haas of Cabot; one brother, DeWayne Stephenson of Lakewood, Colo.; and one grandchild, Jaqulyn Marie Brantley of Jonesboro.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bob Oden officiating. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Bobby Anhalt, DeWayne Stephenson, Noah Stephenson, Danny Haas, Larry Brantley, and Dr. Ben Kriesel.

Mrs. Wanda June Owens


Mrs. Wanda June Owens, 62, of Clarksville died Friday, May 7, 1999, at her home.

She was a daughter of the late John Thomas Edward and Alice Dixon Cook, a Baptist, and retired craft employee.

She is survived by four daughters, Jennifer Evanoff of Aberdeen, N. C., Darla McKinley and Wendy Owens, both of Clarksville, and Robyn Harris of Lamar; one son, Steven McKinley of Roland, Okla.; two sisters, Dolly Harmon of Kingsland and Eunice Serratt of Casa Grande, Ariz.; two brothers, Don Cook of Fort Worth, Texas, and L. L. Cook of Houston, Texas; and nine grandchildren.

Private memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Ira Taylor officiating.

The body was cremated.

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