Burgess Jenkins, 67, of Lamar died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000, at his home.
He was a native of Michigan, son of the late Jasper and Klare Warden Jenkins, and a retired iceman.
Survivors are one daughter, Anna Searight Jenkins of Lamar; four sisters; and eight brothers.
Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 31, at Lamar Cemetery with Rev. Edna Burnett officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Mrs. Dorothy Nicholas
Mrs. Dorothy Nicholas, 88, of Hartman died Friday, Jan. 28, 2000, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
A native of Clarendon, she was a daughter of the late Dr. Albert H. and Estella Grace Royer Gilbrech, widow of Lawrence Milwee Haynes and Jay Nicholas, graduate of Fayetteville High School, a Methodist, former resident of Spain, Africa, and Hawaii when Pearl Harbor was bombed, and was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold Gilbrech and Raymond Gilbrech; and two nephews, Raymond Carl Gilbrech and Donald Gilbrech.
She is survived by one stepson and spouse, Hubert and Ruth Nicholas of Fort Smith; one niece, Sue Gilbrech of Utah; cousins, Dutch and Judy Houston of Clarksville; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral was at 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Chris Rink officiating. Burial was in Kendall Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Dutch Houston, Marty Houston, Carl Minden, Mitchell Knapp, Paul Blackard, and John Taylor.
Memorials may be made to Johnson County Needy Paws or the University of the Ozarks.
Mrs. Dillie D. Reese
Mrs. Dillie Dicie Reese, 93, of Salus died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000, in Lawton, Okla.
She was a daughter of the late Jackson and Dicie King Poteet, widow of N. G. Reese, retired poultry producer and mail carrier, member of the Ozone Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by one son, J. C. Reese.
She is survived by one daughter, Winnie Mansfield of Lawton, Okla.; one son, Gordon Reese of Salus; one sister, Maudie Gillian of Conway; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, at the Ozone Baptist Church with Rev. Raymond Palmer officiating.
Burial will be in Salus Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers will be Vernon Crofford, Jason Crofford, Jim Mitchell, Carl Robinson, Bob Herod, and Clyde Willis.
Honorary pallbearers will be Clarence Warren, Bill Caldwell, Leroy Boese, Armil Curran, Larry Caldwell, and Ralph Davis.
Mrs. Dora Ellen Turner
Mrs. Dora Ellen Wallace Turner, 71, of Inola, Okla., died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2000.
She was a native of Ozone, former resident of Owasso, Okla., member of Freedom Baptist Church in Owasso, Okla., widow of Stonie Turner, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Lana Dowda.
She is survived by two daughters, Linda Kidder of Owasso, Okla., and Janece Turner of Catoosa, Okla.; five sisters and three brothers-in-law, Doris and Tom Estep of Winlock, Wash., Clara Harvey of Marysville, Wash., Virginia and John Turner of Oark, Wanda Brown of Tulsa, Okla., and Edith and Jim Walker of Inola, Okla.; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Kelly, Shana, Michelle, Stonie Ray, Christopher, Caitlin, D. J., Hunter, Jacob, Michael and Coby.
Ernest Lee Fultz Jr.
Ernest Lee (Bud) Fultz Jr., 51, of Coal Hill died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000, in Southaven, Miss.
He was a son of the late Ruth Johnson Fultz, member of the Pentecostal of God Church in Ozark and a 20-year employee of the IGA Store in Ozark.
Survivors include his father, Ernest Fultz Sr. of Coal Hill; one sister, Patsy Morgan of Lawrenceburg, Tenn.; grandmother, Gladys Johnson of Hartman; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral was at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 31, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Tony Mongan officiating. Burial was in Hartman Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Tony Morgan Jr., John Mark Morgan, Timothy Morgan, Steven Morgan, David Morgan, and John Mark Morgan II.
Mrs. Edith Williams
Mrs. Edith (Jackie) Williams, 75, of Clarksville died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, at her home.
A native of Earle, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Mamie Layton, 1942 graduate of Earle High School, member of Stillwell Bible Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by two sisters, Constance Layton and Mildred Penrod; and two brothers, Edward Layton and Thomas Layton.
Survivors include her husband, Ken Williams; one daughter, Carol Ann Stephens of Emporia, Kan.; three sons, Billy Don Williams of Clarksville, Charles Williams of San Diego, Calif., and Roger D. Williams of Knoxville; six sisters, Dorothy Jones of Marion, Louise Migett of Hernando, Miss., Betty Hall of Fairview, Tenn., Patsy Layton and Vickie Jones, both of West Memphis, and Nell Layton of Madison, Tenn.; four brothers, John Layton of South Bend, Ind., Jerry Layton of Blytheville, Herbert Ray Layton of Easton, Mass., and Paul Layton of Harrison; and four grandchildren, Chris Asbury of Clarksville, Carrie Asbury of Georgia, and Holly Williams and Melissa Williams, both of Jasper, Ala.
Graveside services and burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at the Stillwell Cemetery with Rev. Jim Goodman officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Billy D. Williams, Charles K. Williams, Roger D. Williams, Chris Asbury, Dave Stephens, and Steve Terrill.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, at Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ellen Whitson
Mrs. Ellen Whitson, 62, of Clarksville died Friday, Jan. 28, 2000, in Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a native of Alcolu, S. C., daughter of the late John and Dora M. Diggers Pack, graduate of Sumter South Carolina High School, and a former employee of the Singer Company and Sara Lee Hosiery.
Survivors include her husband, Charles T. Whitson; one daughter, Kelly McGaughey of Scranton; three sons, Charles T. Whitson Jr., Ronald K. Whitson, and Stephen J. Whitson, all of Clarksville; two brothers, George E. Pack of Charleston, S. C., and C. Jack Pack of Sumter, S. C.; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Richard Snyder officiating. Burial will be in Hays Chapel Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Don Smith, John Satterfield, Clyde Patterson, Tim Skaggs, Tim Hilton, and Bryan Scoggins.
Mrs. Florence McGeath
Graveside service and burial for Mrs. Florence McGeath, 79, of Fort Smith, who died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000, in Arkoma, Okla., was at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, at the Kendall Cemetery near Clarksville. Arrangements were under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home of Fort Smith.
Pallbearers were Chris McGeath, Jesse Rodger, Ed Kilgore, Joe Springer, Len Hale and Tom Wells.
She was the widow of Jack S. McGeath and a retired brazier and welder at Whirlpool Corporation.
She is survived by one son, Jimmy McGeath of Fort Smith; two sisters, Alvina Graves of Longview, Texas, and Vinnie Maroney of Malvern; one grandson, Chris McGeath of Fort Smith; and one great-grandson, William McGeath of Fort Smith.
Hugh Edward Neal
Hugh Edward Neal, 96, of Winkelman, Ariz., brother of Gertrude Barr and Jessie Mae Brown of Clarksville, died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2000, in North Side Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz.
He was a native of Crawford County, son of the late Lee Edward and Annie Gertrude Neal, former resident of Hagarville, farmer, rancher and U. S. mail carrier.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Betty Louise Bittick Neal; two sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph D. and Nina Earllean Petie Neal of Winkelman, Ariz., and Daniel Lee and Jane L. Myers Neal of Valrico, Fla.; one stepdaughter and spouse, Louise (Beard) and Roger Miller of Kingsman, Ariz.; two other sisters, Irene Wiley of Searcy and Annie Quinton of Eufaula, Okla.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A memorial service was held Sunday, Jan. 23.
James K. Patterson
James K. Patterson, 56, of Ozark died Friday, Jan. 28, 2000, in a Fort Smith hospital.
He was a native of Yale, son of the late Gussie Patterson, and a self-employed truck driver.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Bobbie Patterson; one daughter, Susan Patterson of Clarksville; one son, James Kenneth Patterson of Ozark; mother, Eula Mae Stewart Patterson of Ozark; six sisters, Ruby Bradshaw and Frankie Smith, both of Greenland, Betty Pritchard of Mulberry, Robeardia Wilburn of West Point, Miss., Phillis Miller of Leon, Okla., and Brenda Winton of Bonanza; and five brothers, Billy Patterson of Leslie, Larry Patterson and Ronnie Patterson, both of Ozark, Lonnie Patterson of Evansville, and Phillip Patterson of Alma.
A memorial service will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, at Shaffer Funeral Home in Ozark.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 2605, Fort Smith, AR 72902.
Mrs. Neta Jean
Mrs. Neta Jean, 79, of Clarksville died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, in San Antonio, Texas.
She was a daughter of the late Elam R. and Elizabeth N. Burkhart Lewis, widow of John T. Jean Jr., secretary, and member of the Stillwell Bible Baptist Church.
Survivors include one sister, Ora Faye Green of San Antonio, Texas; two nieces, Charlotte Green and Melanie Wetherell, both of San Antonio, Texas; two nephews and spouse, Michael and Suzanne Green of Garden Ridge, Texas, and David Green of San Antonio, Texas.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at the Stillwell Bible Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Goodman officiating.
Burial will be in Stillwell Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.