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9/22/1999

Obituaries

Delmar Keith


Delmar Keith, 73, of Texarkana, Texas, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999, at his home.

He was a native of Hagarville, Army veteran of World War II, and an auto repair employee.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Joanne Keith; two sons, Freddie Keith of Texarkana and Timothy Keith Sr. of Clarksville; two daughters, Tina Lee and Dede Doss, both of Texarkana, Texas; one brother, Alvin Keith of Clarksville; one sister, Lillian Sparks of Clarksville; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at Eylau Christian Church with Carl Teel officiating.

Burial was in East Memorial Gardens under the direction of East Funeral Home of Texarkana, Texas.

George Dewey Bowen


Graveside services and burial for George Dewey Bowen, 80, of Searcy, who died Thursday, Sept. 9, 1999, at Beverly Health Care Center in Searcy, were at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, at Liberty Hill Cemetery at Hunt with. Rev. George Willis officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home of Ozark.

He was a native of Johnson County and son of the late Myron and Mary Ellen Wilson Bowen.

Survivors include three sisters, Jewell Lacey of Las Vegas, Nev., Rose Thompson of Reedley, Calif., and Odell Lawson of Burns, Ore.; and five brothers, John W. Bowen of Vilonia, Myron Bowen of Klamath Falls, Ore., Jay R. Bowen of Fayetteville, Charles Edwin Bowen of Wichita, Kan., and James Hoyt Bowen of Ozark.

Mrs. Hazel M. Bean


Mrs. Hazel Marie Bean, 72, of Clarksville died Friday, Sept. 17, 1999, at her home.

She was a native of Clarksville, daughter of the late Robert Harley and Bertha Beatrice Self King and a member of the Stillwell Bible Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Quentin Bean; two daughters, Evelyn Marie Andersen of Clarksville and Phyllis Kaye Atkins of Colorado Springs, Colo.; four sisters, Patsy Latson of Little Rock, and Bertha Smith, Virginia Andersen and Mary Wood, all of Clarksville; one brother, Robert Garland King of Clarksville; six grandchildren, Brian Atkins and Joel Atkins, both of Colorado Springs, Colo., Michelle Moore of Seattle, Wash., Melanie Uscocovich of Ecuador, Adam Moore of San Diego, Calif., and Josh Moore of Clarksville; and one great-grandchild, Santiago Uscocovich of Ecuador.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, at Stillwell Bible Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Goodman and Rev. Steve Askins officiating.

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

Pallbearers were Adam Moore, Josh Moore, Joel Atkins, Brian Atkins, David Lasater, and Mike Buckner.

Mrs. Lois E. Summers


Mrs. Lois Elizabeth Summers, 89, of Clarksville died Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Dora Smith Wilson, widow of Earnest Summers, retired postmaster, and charter member of Oakland Street Church.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and William Fales of Clarksville; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three nieces; and three nephews.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Todd Fales, Gary Fales, Paul Hubbard, Donny Hubbard, Anthony Hubbard, and David Ashmore.

Mrs. Mary Graves


Mrs. Mary (Glynn) Graves, 84, of Tulsa, Okla., died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999.

A native of Lamar, she was a daughter of the late John and Josephine Horn Overbey, and member of the First United Methodist Church in Tulsa, Okla.

Survivors include her husband, Ernest Graves; one daughter, Mary Jo Bridges, two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren, all of Tulsa, Okla.; and two sisters, Maude Looper and Edna Wheeler, both of Arkansas.

Funeral was at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17, at the First United Methodist Church with burial in Lamar Cemetery under the direction of Moore’s Eastlawn Chapel in Tulsa, Okla.

Mrs. Ruth L. Adams


Mrs. Ruth L. Adams, 82, of Manhattan, Kan., died Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999, in the Wharton Manor Nursing Home in Manhattan, Kan.

A native of Rosetta, she was a daughter of the late Brady H. and Cordelia Hignite Mooney, former resident of the Salus and Ozone areas, where she attended school, and Houston, Texas, where she resided for a short time prior to moving to Manhattan, Kan., in 1947. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and a lifetime member of the Pearce-Keller American Post No. 17 Auxiliary, both of Manhattan, Kan., a Union Bus Depot employee in Manhattan, Kan., from 1961-74 and later at Kansas State University until she retired in 1978.

Survivors include one brother, James Harvey Mooney of Clarksville; one sister, Edith Carpenter of Ozark; two nephews, Leonard W. Carpenter and Lawrence H. Mooney; three great-nieces; one great-nephew; and one great-great-nephew.

Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the First Presbyterian Church with Rev. R. C. McConnell officiating. Burial will be in Sunrise Cemetery in Manhattan, Kan., under the direction of Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church or the National Osteoporosis Foundation, % Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, 1317 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

Raymond Clark


Raymond Clark of Tulsa, Okla., died Friday, Sept. 3, 1999.

He was a former resident of the Spadra Community where he was reared by his adopted parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Otis Clark. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Louise Edward Clark, one son, Steven Montel, and one brother, Everett Gash.

Survivors are one grandson, Steven of Bandon, Ore.; two sisters, Opal Gash of Clarksville and Mrs. Leroy Turner of Owasso, Okla.; two nieces, Wilma Richardson of Clarksville and Bonnie Brooks of Corpus Christi, Texas; and one nephew, Bobby John Turner of San Jose, Calif.

Funeral was at Moores South Lawn Chapel with burial at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tulsa, Okla.

Mrs. Louise Callahan


Mrs. Louise Minney Callahan, 57, of Batson died Monday, Sept. 20, 1999, at her home.

She was a native of Sikeston, Mo., graduate of Gray Ridge, Mo., high school and Ozark School of Nursing, retired nurse from Tyson Foods, member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and was preceded in death by her father, Roy Carter, and one daughter, Deborah Minney.

Survivors include her husband, J. D. Callahan; two daughters, Dianne Gammill of Fort Smith and Donna Tatum of Clarksville; one son, Vernon Minney of Muldrow, Okla.; mother, Dorothy Carter of Clarksville; two stepsons, Robert Mark Callahan of Ratcliff and Michael Craig Callahan of Vista; four stepdaughters, Aleta Holman of Batson, Tina Cowell of Ozone, Darlene Schouweiler of Paris and Julia Gonzalez of Clarksville; three brothers, James Carter of Coal Hill, Roger Carter of East St. Louis, Ill., and Robert Carter of St. Charles, Mo.; four grandchildren; 14 stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dick Allison officiating. Burial will be in Lamar Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Larry Sampley, Stan Cowell, Rocky Holman, Doug Gammill, Paulino Gonzalez and Nick Schouweiler.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Carter, Roger Carter, Randy Callahan, Jeff Callahan, and James Carter.

Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, at Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Mrs. Violet Mae Skaggs


Mrs. Violet Mae Skaggs of Clarksville died Monday, Sept. 20, 1999, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a native of Kansas, daughter of the late Virgil and Edna Gordon Snodgrass, graduate of Clarksville High School, member of the First United Methodist Church and a retired telephone operator.

Survivors include her husband, Denver Skaggs; one daughter, Aleta D. Reele of Gastonia, N. C.; one son, Thomas D. Ferguson of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; one sister, Margaret Berdene Bradley of Durant, Okla.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Lowell Eaton officiating and burial will be in Ozone.


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