July 29, 2021

7/14/1999

Obituaries

Mrs. Doris Grant


Mrs. Doris Grant, 86, of Little Rock died Saturday, July 3, 1999.

She was a native of Clarksville, graduate of the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, daughter of the late Robert Lee and Ethel Atkins Farmer, widow of Horace Grant, a Methodist, former teacher at Ward Schools and a retired teacher and librarian at Cabot Schools.

She is survived by one brother, James C. Farmer of Conway; one sister, Gladys Ruth Farmer of Little Rock; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, at Old Austin Methodist Church with burial in Monk Cemetery under the direction of Westbrook Funeral Home of Beebe.

Mrs. Annie Bowen


Mrs. Annie Dee Bowen, 93, of Paris died Friday, July 9, 1999, in Carlsbad, N. M.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Paris, widow of Elmer Bowen, and was preceded in death by one son, James Richard Bowen.

Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Kenneth Bowen and Wallace and Catherine Bowen, all of Carlsbad, N. M.; one sister, Fannie Schwartz of Paris; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 14, at Roller Chapel in Paris. Burial will be in Baxley Cemetery at Paris.

Jack Howard


Jack Howard, 66, of Russellville died Friday, July 9, 1999, at University of Tennesse Bowld Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

He was born at Dover to B. C. and Sally Howard, a retired Arkansas State Police employee, charter member of the Crow Mountain Baptist Church where he was Sunday school director, and a former member of the Pope County Ambulance Board.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Ruby Howard; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Tim Hill of Russellville and Susan and Mike Lee of Arlington, Texas; one son and daughter-in-law, Tracy and Rita Price of Lamar; one sister, Shirley Watson of Little Rock; and five grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, July 12, at Crow Mountain Baptist Church with Rev. Don Rose, Rev. Al Sparkman, and Rev. George Domerese officiating.

Burial was in Owens Cemetery at Dover under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville.

Larry R. Bates


Larry Randall Bates, 60, of Clarksville died Thursday, July 8, 1999, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

He was a 31-year retired U. S. Postal Service employee, member of Landmark Baptist Church, U. S. Army veteran, and son of the late Ellis J. Bates.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Carolyn Morgan Bates; two daughters, Melinda Middleton and Kelly Bates, both of Clarksville; three sons, Jeff Bates and Mike Morgan, both of Clarksville, and Scott Sosebee of Fort Smith; mother, Addie Bates Bilderback of Clarksville; one brother, Leon Bates of Clarksville; and nine grandchildren.

Funeral was at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 10, at Landmark Baptist Church with Rev. Vernon Bass officiating.

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

Active pallbearers were Shelby Shook, Billy Teal, Jimmy Gould, Rip Teal, James Jaggers, and James Baker.

Honorary pallbearers were U. S. Postal Service employees.

Mrs. Wendy L. Askins


Mrs. Wendy Louise Askins, 43, of Clarksville died Wednesday, July 17, 1999, at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith.

She was a native of St. Croix Falls, Wis., daughter of the late Wendell Cook Sr., member of Union Grove Baptist Church, graduate of the University of the Ozarks, and a school teacher.

Survivors include her husband, Glen D. Askins; two daughters, Elizabeth Askins and Rebecca Askins, both of the home; two sons, Jason Askins and Corey Askins, both of the home; mother, Beverly Cook of Hartman; four sisters, Colleen Kasper, Debra Kasper, Barbara VanScoy, and Virginia Kasper, all of Hartman; and one brother, Wendell Cook Jr. of Siloam Springs.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 10, at Union Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Burnett King officiating.

Burial was in Union Grove Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Bobby Grigsby, John Hodge, Ricky Grigsby, Bill Askins, Wade Askins, and Varl Askins.

Rev. Vearl E. Reynolds


Rev. Vearl Eugene Reynolds, 72, of Ozone died Wednesday, July 7, 1999, at the Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville.

He was a retired truck driver, minister for 42 years, member of Shiloh United Baptist Church, U. S. Army veteran of World War II, son of the late Ernie Roscoe and Edith Hudson Reynolds, and was preceded in death by one sister, Joyce Sparks, and one brother, Eddie Reynolds.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Bertha Edgmon Reynolds; two daughters, Willma Vaughn of Clarksville and Marcia Stanley of Ozone; two sons, Rev. Dennis Reynolds of Mulberry and Tim Reynolds of Hagarville; two sisters, Virgie Eaton of Elkins and Betty Jean Edgmon of Mossville; one brother, Vernon Reynolds of Kingston; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 10, at the Mossville United Baptist Church with Rev. Alvin Reynolds and Rev. Jerry Wood officiating.

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

Active pallbearers were Darin Vaughn, Daryl Vaughn, Brian Vaughn, Barry Vaughn, Matthew Reynolds, Jacob Reynolds, Danny Hefley, and Travis Gregory.

Honorary pallbearers were Ricky Reynolds, Randall Edgmon, Kenny Wood, Pete Lager, Jerry Liggett, Terry Edgmon, and Richard Reynolds.

Memorials may be made to the Mossville Cemetery Association, HC 70 Box 400, Jasper, AR 72641.


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