November 19, 2018

6/16/1999

Obituaries

Bee Bly


Bee Bly, 84, of Clarksville died Sunday, June 13, 1999, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.

He was a Baptist, retired coal miner, son of the late Brown Low and Sarah Pass Bly, and was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Carrie Belle Russell Bly, and one daughter, Barbara Jo Ann Bly.

He is survived by three sons, Larry B. Bly of Pine Bluff, Gary Bly of Quartzsite, Ariz., and Jerry Bly of Arkdale, Wis.; one sister, Esther Hightower of Lamar; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 16, at the Jamestown Assembly of God Church with Rev. Leo Villines officiating.

Burial will be in Carter Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Sonny Barron, George Findley, Bill Bly, Homer Qualls, Claud Bly, and Brian L. Clinton.

Clyde C. Hays


Clyde C. Hays, 92, of Clarksville died Wednesday, June 9, 1999, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

A native of Clarksville, he was a son of the late Claude Pulaski and Girtie Hardgraves Hays, member of the Hays Chapel Methodist Church where he served as Sunday school superintendent for 17 years, 50-year member of Franklin Masonic Lodge No. 9 and Clarksville Chapter 172 Order of the Eastern Star, member of the United Mine Workers of America, and a retired coal miner.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Murvel Hays; one daughter, Clydette Terry of San Antonio, Texas; two sisters, Carrie Qualls of Clarksville and Selma Netzley of Fresno, Calif.; four grandchildren, June Guliuzza of Rapid City, S. D., Shelley Coleman of Golden, Colo., Celia Garcia of La Junta, Colo., and Ryan Terry of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 12, at Hays Chapel Methodist Church with Rev. Frank Clemmons officiating.

Burial was in West Mount Zion Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Orville Guinn, Virgil Phillips, J. D. Jacobs, Spike Feikema, Joe Fowler, and Argie Kendall.

Mrs. Eula Inez Cole


Mrs. Eula Inez Cole, 82, of Clarksville died Wednesday, June 9, 1999, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and daughter of the late Pierce and Elizabeth King Holman.

Survivors include her husband, John W. Cole; two sons, Pierce Cole and William Cole, both of Lamar; two sisters, Juanita Cole and Ruth Sims, both of Clarksville; three brothers, Donald Holman and Morris Holman, both of Dallas, Texas, and Cecil Holman of Sikeston, Mo.; four grandsons, Kirwin Cole and Sherman Cole, both of Lamar, and Bart Cole and Brian Cole, both of Clarksville; and four granddaughters, Rachel Pippin of Gassville, and Trixie Cook, Christie Cole and Cari Cole, all of Clarksville.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, June 11, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Glenn Newton officiating. Burial was in Holman Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Charles Holman, Wayne Gregory, Jack Howell, Floyd White, Nolan Thrift, and Dale Wood.

Hanvy Joie Timmons


Hanvy Joie Timmons, 92, of Paris died Monday, June 7, 1999, in Fort Smith.

A son of the late Dave and Lizzie Gallaher Timmons and brother of the late Charlie Timmons of Clarksville, he was a retired coal miner and dairy farmer, associated with the United Mine Works of America, member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Martha Lou Tillery.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mildred McKinney Timmons; one son, Bobby Timmons of Paris; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 10, at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris with burial in McKendree Cemetery at Subiaco.

Grandsons served as pallbearers.

James Harlin Barnett


James Harlin Barnett, 54, of Clarksville died Saturday, June 12, 1999, at his home.

He was a Baptist, retired auto body employee, and son of the late Sam and Eva Warren Barnett.

He is survived by two sons, Richard W. Barnett and Joseph Barnett, both of Denver, Colo.; four sisters, Maxine Robinson of Hillsboro, Mo., Lola Cherry of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Emma Bohannon of St. Louis, Mo., and Sue Richards of Blue Grass, Iowa; and three brothers, Gerald Barnett of Palestine, Ill., Charles Barnett of Hampshire, Ill., and Arlis Barnett of Woodstock, Ill.

Funeral was at 3 p.m. Monday, June 14, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. M. G. Robinson officiating. Burial was in Minnow Creek Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Charles Barnett, Charles Barnett Jr., Gerald Barnett, Alan Barnett, J. L. Bohannon, and Carl Kirshberger.

Mrs. Jean Halstead


Mrs. Jean Camillia Miller Halstead, 72, of Scranton died Thursday, June 10, 1999, in Little Rock.

She was a daughter of the late Fredrick and Minnie Miller and widow of Raymond Halstead.

She is survived by two daughters, Jane M. Stang and Jean I. Sulls, both of Clover, S. C.; two sons, James F. Duke of Las Vegas, Nev., and John W. Duke of Bogata, Texas; one stepson, Jerry R. Halstead of Wisconsin; one sister, Marion Buczko of Chicago, Ill.; 16 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial were at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at Ware Chapel Cemetery at Scranton with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Mike Eckstein, Tom Stang, Troy Rowe, Jason Rowe, Joshua Stang, Brian Stang, Chuck Halstead, and Mark Cavanaugh.

Katelin VanDenBerg


Katelin Marie VanDenBerg, 5, of Altus died Wednesday, June 9, 1999, in Little Rock.

She was a student at Franklin County Learning Center.

Survivors include her parents, Ronnie VanDenBerg and Christi O’Neal of Altus; one sister, Kristyn O’Neal of the home; maternal grandparents, Larry and Shirley O’Neal of Charleston and the late Margaret O’Neal; paternal grandparents, Mary and Harold Boren of Altus and Ronnie and Chris Grigsby of Subiaco; paternal great-grandparents, Alice VanDenBerg of Altus and the late Robert VanDenBerg; and nine aunts and uncles.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 12, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark with burial in Liberty Cemetery at Altus.

Pallbearers were Virgil Kessler, Mike Miner, John Jones, Todd Phillips, Fred Owens and David Timmerman.

Memorials may be send to the Katelin VanDenBerg Fund, c/o Bank of the Ozarks, P. O. Box 196, Ozark, AR 72949.

Mrs. Martha Lou Bly


Mrs. Martha Lou Bly, 72, of Oakley, Calif., died Wednesday, June 9, 1999, in Oakley, Calif.

She was a former resident of Clarksville, daughter of the late Leo and Norma Casey Young, co-owner of Bly’s Produce since 1964, a member of the Lighthouse Christian Center in Pittsburg, Calif., and was preceded in death by three brothers, Bill Young, Bob Young, and Paul Young.

Survivors include her husband, Robert A. Bly; three daughters, Sharon Reams of Russellville, Sandra Engler of Concord, Calif., and Glenda Caldwell of Knoxville; two sisters, Grace Warren of Colorado and Nora Phillips of Clarksville; four brothers, Andrew Lee Young of Russellville, Kenneth Young of Hagarville, and Wayne Young and Roy Young, both of Lamar; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, June 14, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial was in Pollard Cemetery at Dover.

Pallbearers were Eddie Shaffer, Shane Beard, Aaron Beard, Danny Young, Leo Young, and Bill Reams.

Mrs. Ruby Jean Holman


Mrs. Ruby Jean Holman, 54, of North Bend died Saturday, June 12, 1999, at her home.

She was a native of Lamar and daughter of the late Lloyd Curtis and Edna Inez Childers Fetters.

Survivors include her husband, Lloyd Holman; one daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Ron Ross of Coquille, Ore.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Tony and Mary Holman of North Bend, Terry and Candy Holman of Philomath, Ore., and Eric and Michelle Holman of Coos Bay, Ore.; five brothers, Laudell, Curtis, Steve, and Joe Fetters, all of Clarksville, and Earl Fetters of Lamar; six sisters, Mary Woodard, Linda Hutchins, Faye Smith and Brenda Gilbert, all of Clarksville, Arnetta Scruggs of Hernandu, Miss., and Cathy Denn of Port Orford, Ore.; five grandchildren, Tim and Tracye Martin, and Shawn, Dillon and Justin Holman; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services and burial were at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, at Myrtle Crest Memorial Gardens in Coquille, Ore., with Rev. George Daggett officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Myrtle Grove Funeral Service.

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