Mrs. Charlotte Langlois
Mrs. Charlotte M. Langlois, 97, of Clarksville died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2000, in Western Arizona Regional Medical Center in Bullhead City, Ariz.
A native of Montello, Wis., she was a daughter of the late John and Margaret Leonard Vaughn, widow of John Langlois, and a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Bullhead City, Ariz.
She is survived by one son, John Langlois of Bullhead City, Ariz.; four grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Clarksville with Rev. William Wewers, O.S.B., officiating.
Burial will be in Holy Redeemer Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Lu Gindler, Bernard Werner, Bert Killane, Frank Hilton, Bill Brouillet, George Dailey, Bob Baley, and Gene Raible.
Dairl Ray Wages
Dairl Ray Wages, 75, of Springdale died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, in Fayetteville.
A native of Clarksville, he was a son of the late Charles and Ama Wages, a retired barber, U. S. Navy veteran of World War II and a Methodist.
He is survived by four daughters, Amy Jones of Booneville, Patsy Oliver of Springdale, Frances Powell of Sugar Grove, and Ann Powell of Ozark; two sisters, Annetta Treat of Charleston and Trish Boan of Kingston; four brothers, J. R. Wages of Georgia, Joe Wages of Springdale, John Paul Wages of Plummerville, and Cliff Wages of Denver, Colo.; 18 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral was at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at Nelson’s Funeral Home Chapel in Fayetteville with burial at Alpena Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jody Wages, Tim Wages, Terry Taul, Steven Jones, Michael Jones, and John Powell.
Memorials may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, P. O. Box 1278, Springdale, AR 72765.
Mrs. Glo K. Vanzant
Funeral for Mrs. Glo Knoll Vanzant, 95, of Springdale, who died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at Northwest Medical Center, were at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at Sisco Funeral Chapel of Springdale with Dr. William Rail officiating. Burial was in Friendship Cemetery.
Pallbearers were John Gasper, Glenn Charlesworth, David Crumpacker, Steve Vanzant, Van Huntley, and Tom Sigmon.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 100 S. Gutensohn Road, Springdale, AR 72762 or the University of the Ozarks, 415 College, Clarksville, AR 72830.
A native of Cunot, Ind., she was a daughter of the late James A. and Bertha Ann Bales Knoll, widow of L. O. Vanzant, charter member of the First Presbyterian Church of Springdale, lifetime member of Presbyterian Women’s Association, and a certified Arkansas teacher.
She is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Donna and Russell Charlesworth of Springdale, Patsy and John Stromblad of Fayetteville, and Linda Gasper of Columbia, Mo.; two sisters, Mozelle Crumpacker of Springdale and Alberta Goughnour of Hemet, Calif.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Kathryn Robertson
Mrs. Kathryn Pauline (Polly) Robertson, 75, died Jan. 11, 2000, at her home in Washtucna, Wash.
She was a native of Clarksville, daughter of the late James Andrew and Annie Mae Reed Rigsby, and was preceded in death by one son, James (Jamie) Vaught Robertson of Rock Springs, Wyo., and one sister, Bonita (Dub) Morrison of Bakersville, Calif.
Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Donna Sue and Klaus (Buff) Claessen of Fresno, Calif., Brenda (Bennie) and Mike Fraser of Rock Springs, Wyo., and Frankie (Kankie) and Joe Mayer of Clarksville; one son and daughter-in-law, Jesse and Rita Vaught of Casper, Wyo.; two sisters, Mabel (Jink) Murray of Sacramento, Calif., and Louise (Pete) Roberts of Coal Hill; ten grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The body was cremated on Jan. 18 in Spokane, Wash., under the direction of Danekas Funeral Home of Ritzville, Wash.
A graveside memorial service for the family will be planned this summer at the Shady Grove Cemetery in Clarksville.
Mrs. Lena F. Crotts
Mrs. Lena Felkins Crotts, 95, of Clarksville died Friday, Feb. 4, 2000, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.
She was a member of the East Mount Zion Trinity Baptist Church, daughter of the late Suel and Jane Bean King, and widow of Burl Felkins and Jesse Crotts.
She is survived by three sons, Bill Felkins, Vester Felkins, and James Felkins, all of Clarksville; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 7, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Robbie Jackson and Rev. Joe Craft officiating. Burial was in Stillwell Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Kevin Felkins, Billy Joe Felkins, Brent Crumrine, Ben J. Hardgrave, Randy Felkins, Eric Cline, and Brandon Felkins.
Maurice C. Iddings
Maurice C. Iddings, 75, of Clarksville died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, in a Fort Smith hospital.
He was a son of the late Maurice and Marie Iddings, a World War II Army Air Corps veteran, an attorney specializing in the legal aspects of real estate having retired as an attorney with the federal government in 1993. He was a graduate of Occidental College and Loyola University School of Law and also taught real estate law at the University of California, all in Los Angeles, Calif.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Jean Jacobs Iddings; two daughters, Katie Kappleman of Arcadia, Calif., and Debbie Cline of Florida; four sons, John Iddings of Apple Valley, Calif., James Iddings of Los Angeles, Calif., Randy Cline of Washington, and John Cline of Missouri; one brother, Carter Iddings of Fort Morgan, Colo.; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Jim Goodman and Rev. Vernon Bass officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Bruce Phillips, Norman Fortney, James Price, Tim Mooney, Wayne Davis, and Don Galbreth.
Mrs. Mattie Rowton
Mrs. Mattie Vaughn Rowton, 86, of Clarksville died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000, at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock.
She was a native of the Ludwig Community, daughter of the late William V. and Mary V. Landthrip Vaughn, widow of Julian Rowton, graduate of Clarksville High School, and a member of the East Mount Zion Trinity Baptist Church.
She is survived by three daughters, Mary Spainhour of Crossett and Judy Shook and Patty Sue Rowton, both of Clarksville; one sister, Gwendola Langman of Colorado Springs, Colo.; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at East Mount Zion Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Robbie Jackson officiating.
Burial was in Mt. Airy Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Larry Shook, Shelby Shook, Burley Shook, Louie Don Leeds, Gary Mitchell, R. L. Williams, and Mike Latouf.
Paulie Mayfield, 75, of Fort Smith died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, in Medi-Home Nursing Home in Fort Smith.
He was a native of Coal Hill, son of the late Fate and Hallie Hard Mayfield, a 32nd degree Mason, member of the Methodist Church in Yukon, Okla., retired truck driver with Yellow Freight Truck Lines in Oklahoma City, Okla., and was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Emogene Sudsberry Mayfield.
He is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Jimmy L. Garner of Fort Smith; one sister, Georgia Wolf of Ozark; one brother, John Mayfield of Altus; two grandchildren, Rebecca Garner and Jeffery L. Garner, both of Fort Smith; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Vernon Bass officiating. Burial was in Coal Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were C. J. Harris, Elmer Pannell, Jeff Hatwig, Wilfred Hatwig, Donnie Mayfield, and Wendell Lee.
Memorials may be made to Gideons International or the American Heart Association, P. O. Box 1274, Fort Smith, AR 72901.
Mrs. Ruby W. Gould
Mrs. Ruby Warren Gould, 89, of Clarksville died Monday, Feb. 7, 2000, at Lamar.
She was a daughter of the late Willis and Anna Belle Storms Warren, widow of Jamie O. Gould, member of Trinity Baptist Church in Fort Smith, a retired Hunts Department Store employee and was preceded in death by one sister, Gladys Skaggs; and one brother, Lewis Warren.
She is survived by one sister, Lillian Goodwin of Clarksville; one sister-in-law, Pearl Warren of McCleary, Wash.; three nieces; and one nephew.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial will be in Russell Cemetery at Ozone.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 3619 N. 6th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72904.
Robert L. Nitz
Robert LaVerne Nitz, 77, of Atchison, Kan., died Friday, Feb. 4, 2000, at his home.
He was a native of Cummings, Kan., son of the late Edward A. and Ruth B. Vandiver Nitz, attended schools in Cummings, Kan., served in the United States Army during World War II, was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Fleming-Jackson-Seever Post No. 6 of the American Legion, served as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, and was employed by Midwest Solvents Company (now Midwest Grain Products Company) from 1962 until his retirement in 1987. He was preceded in death by one son, Francis Nitz; two brothers; and one sister.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Rosemary Soerries Nitz, whom he married on June 28, 1948, in Hartman; one son, Albert Nitz of Lawrence, Kan.; three daughters, Emily M. Brown of Lee’s Summitt, Mo., Benita J. Hendrickson of Leavenworth, Kan., and Mary L. Lindstrom of Atchison, Kan.; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian burial was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Rev. Gerard Senecal, O.S.B., as celebrant. Interment followed in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. A Parish Vigil service was recited at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, at Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home.
Stuard M. Dunn
Stuard Michael Dunn, 29, of Clarksville died Monday, Feb. 7, 2000, at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
Survivors include his father, Roger Dale Dunn Sr. of Clarksville; mother, Sharon Marlene Bragg of Clarksville; two sisters, Leanne Lee and Danyel Raylene Owens, both of Clarksville; two brothers, Roger Dale Dunn Jr. and Chad Robert Dunn, both of Clarksville; grandmother, Verna Denninson of Clarksville; and uncles and aunts, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Denninson of Kewanee, Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Glenn of Clarksville.
Funeral will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Burial will be in Tucson, Ariz. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Mrs. Shireen Graham
Mrs. Shireen (Toby) Graham, 76, of Dewey, Ariz., formerly of Clarksville, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2000, in Prescott Valley, Ariz.
She was a native of Webb City, Okla., daughter of the late William and Muriel Warren Griffin, certified nursing assistant, employee of Santa Rosa General Hospital in Santa Rosa, Calif., until retirement in 1960, volunteer at the Christian Life Service Center in Winterhaven, Calif., prior to moving to Arizona in 1995, and a member of Word of Life Assembly in Prescott, Ariz.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Graham; one daughter, Janice Pogue of Prescott, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Graveside services and burial were at Redwood Memorial Gardens in Dewey, Ariz. Arrangements were under the direction of Sunrise Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Gideons International, P. O. Box 1506, Prescott, AZ 86302.
Sam T. Harris Jr.
Sam T. Harris Jr., 82, of Wilmington, Del., died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, at the Wilmington Hospital.
He was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran, 32nd degree Mason, member of the Scottish Rite in Wilmington and the Penn Lodge No. 709 AF&AM in Chester, Pa., and a member of the Chester Bethel United Methodist Church. He retired from Boeing-Vertrol as an instructor before being employed by Westinghouse as an instructor in Aston, Pa., for 12 years.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Nellie Jane Harris; one son, Sam E. Harris of Wilmington, Del.; three daughters, Dr. Mary Brown of New Haven, Conn., Jane Rothwell of Kent, Wash., and Dr. Emily Harris of Portland, Ore.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Masonic services were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, followed by the funeral at 11 a.m. at McCrery Memorial Funeral Home. Burial was in Chester Bethel Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Chester Bethel Church Thrift Shop, 2619 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE 19810 or to the American Heart Association, 1096 Old Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19713.
William C. Russell
William Cletis Russell, 95, of Russellville died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at Russellville Nursing Center.
He was a son of the late Robert and Ruby Lee Williamson Russell, retired farmer, auto body repairman for Talkington Motors for 30 years, member of the Gideons International, the Grange, and the Assembly of God Church, served in the U. S. Army after World War I, and was preceded in death by three wives; three sons, William Finis Russell, Charles Edward Russell and Cletis Leroy Russell; and one daughter, Ruby Dell Roberts.
He is survived by four sons, Robert Russell of Dover, James Russell of Alabama, Kenneth Russell of Tulsa, Okla., and Larry Walker of Russellville; four daughters, Elaine Martin of Houston, Texas, Jean Roach of Denton, Texas, Sue Byrd of Pineville, La., and Ruth Daniel of Tulsa, Okla.; 34 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 7, at Humphrey Chapel with Rev. Leon Ketcherside and Rev. Lesdene Ketcherside officiating. Burial was in Shiloh Williamson Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Gideons International.
Active pallbearers were Steve Hansell, Thomas Williamson, Larry Walker, Terry Russell, Kenneth Russell, and Billy Jean Swope.
Honorary pallbearers were Carl Reynolds, Stanford Lee, and Glenn Powell.