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Mrs. Ruby E. Moore

Mrs. Ruby E. Moore, 78, of London died Monday, Nov. 29, 1999, at her home.

A native of Dover, she was a daughter of the late Odus and Fannie Eubanks Sr., and a member of the London Assembly of God Church and the Women’s Ministries of the church. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Glenda Sue Byrum, one grandson, Linzy Paul Rudder, three brothers, Robert K. Eubanks, Odus R. Eubanks Jr., and Argus Eubanks, two sisters, Edna Ruth Eubanks and Stella Francis Powell, and a half-brother, Jerry Eubanks.

Survivors include her husband, Linzy Moore; one son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Mary Moore of Russellville; one brother, Tommy Eubanks of Barling; one sister, Imogene Mackie of Dover; three half-brothers, Edd Eubanks of Dexter, Mo., Otis Eubanks of Tucumcarie, N. M., and Bob Eubanks of Harrison; one half-sister, Shirley Gaines of Dexter, Mo.; ten grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at the London Assembly of God Church with Rev. Jerry Schlinker officiating.

Burial will be in North New Hope Cemetery at Dover under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville.

Pallbearers will be Manzy Martin, Johnny Rudder Sr., Clarence Robberson, Randy Hefley, Larry Williams, Steve Powell, and Bill Collins.

Visitation will be from 5-7 pm. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Humphrey Funeral Service.

Mrs. Ruth Gompf Curtis

Mrs. Ruth E. Gompf Curtis, 61, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1999, at her home in Lynnwood, Wash., where she had resided since 1958.

She was a daughter of the late George and Frieda Gompf, a former resident of the Lutherville Community, a 1956 graduate of Lamar High School, and was preceded in death by one sister, Linda North.

Survivors include her husband, Hubert Curtis; one son, David Curtis of Lynnwood, Wash.; one daughter and son-in-law, Terri and Kerry Berlin; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Frances Wilbanks of Blue Springs, Mo., and Wanda and Ralph Johnson of Lenexa, Kan.; and eight nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held on Saturday, Nov. 20, at Beck’s Funeral Home in Edmonds, Wash.

Luther Best

Luther Best, 85, of Ozone died Monday, Nov. 29, 1999.

He was a member of Belle Grove Masonic Lodge No. 410 at Ludwig and son of the late W. R. and Martha Elizabeth Woods Best.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Jewell Walker Best; two daughters and one son-in-law, Lois Yates of Ozone and Reba and David Patton of Fayetteville; one sister, Amer Crawford of Fort Smith; one grandson, David A. Patton of Fayetteville; one granddaughter, Devina Patton Hopson of Tulsa, Okla.; two great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services and burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Mt. Airy Cemetery at Ludwig with Rev. Don Carey officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Belle Grove Masonic Lodge No. 410 at Ludwig.

Mrs. Buna S. Blanscet

Mrs. Buna Sosebee Blanscet, 89, of Fort Smith died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1999.

She was the widow of Elmer Blanscet and a member of Massard Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Smith and the extension homemaker clubs of Crawford, Sebastian and Franklin counties.

She is survived by one daughter, Janella Pugh of Rudy; one son, Roland Blanscet of Denver, Colo.; one sister, Artie Roberts of Farmington, N. M.; two brothers, Leland Sosebee of Longview, Texas, and Aubrey Sosebee of Borger, Texas; four grandchildren, Dewayne Blanscet of Grand Junction, Colo., Vicki Cochran of Arvada, Colo., and Brian Pugh and Amber Pugh, both of Rudy; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Edwards Van-Alma Chapel in Van Buren with burial in the Highland Cemetery at Ozark.

Pallbearers were Relus Sosebee, Don Sosebee, Harrison Allred, Harold Blanscet, Roy Harris, and Gary Jacobs.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 322 North Greenwood Avenue, Fort Smith, AR 72901 or Gideons International.

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