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Bruce E. Tannehill

Bruce Eugene Tannehill, 66, of Russellville, father of Donna Helms of Clarksville, died Saturday, March 4, 2000.

He was a son of the late Harold and Virginia Zimmer Tannehill, native of Norfolk, Neb., retired owner and operator of Sonic Drive In and Box Office Video in Russellville, former employee of Mo-Hawk Rubber Company in Helena, U. S. Army veteran, and was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold Tannehill and Darrell Tannehill.

Survivors include one other daughter, Debbie Bilyeu of Russellville; three brothers, Roger Tannehill of Canton, Miss., Mike Tannehill of Mt. Ida, and Joe Tannehill of Indianola, Miss.; and one grandchild, Jalen Helms of Clarksville.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at Shinn Funeral Service Chapel in Russellville with burial in Old Baptist Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Roger Tannehill, Mike Tannehill, Joe Tannehill, Don Parker, Doug Reid, and Lee Lawrence.

Mrs. Frieda Groen

Mrs. Frieda E. Fenske Groen, 89, of Knoxville died Thursday, March 2, 2000, at Knoxville.

She was a daughter of the late Albert and Anna Orhmund Hintz, widow of Robert Fenske and George Groen, member of the Messiah Lutheran Church of Redwood City, Calif., and was preceded in death by three brothers, Elmer Hintz, Ruben Hintz, and Roy Hintz.

She is survived by two daughters, Norma Fenske Groen of Knoxville and Patricia Fenske White of South Dakota; three sons, Gene Robert Fenske and Russell Fredrick Fenske, both of Knoxville, and Jerry Leroy Fenske of Dallas, Texas; four sisters, Ella Miller, Ida Fenske, and Leona Backstrom, all of Nebraska, and Anita Nelson of Wyoming; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at Howser-Fillmer Chapel in Norfolk, Neb., with burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park in Norfolk, Neb.

Local arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Johnson County Hospice.

Mrs. Janet H. Wright

Mrs. Janet Hallie Wright, 62, of Ozark died Monday, March 6, 2000, in Ozark Nursing Home.

She was born in Phoenix, Ariz., to Harold and Nelda Holden Holmsley, was a retired licensed practical nurse, and a member of Coal Hill First Baptist Church.

She is survived by two stepsons; one brother, Joe Holmsley of Hartman; three nephews; and two nieces.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 9, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark with Rev. David Qualls officiating. Burial will be in Coal Hill Cemetery

Mrs. Lillie Harderson

Mrs. Lillie May Harderson, 97, of Clarksville died Thursday, March 2, 2000, at Lamar.

She was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Clarksville, daugh-
ter of the late Miles and Joanna Dewberry Ritchie, and widow of Earl Harderson.

She is survived by one daughter, Louise Fredrick of Osceola, Ind.; two sons, Basil Harderson of Clarksville and Tony Harderson of Lamar; three sisters, Iva Moore of Oark, and Diana McNew and Lois Orman, both of Arkansas; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, March 6, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Clayton Rylee officiating. Burial was in Cassville Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Glenn Stepp, Keith Stepp, Don Langdon, Stan Harderson, Eddie Kimbriel, and Argus Ted Holland.

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