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WIDTH=”100%”>Harvey E. Runer

Harvey E. Runer, 67, of Hagarville died Saturday, April 29, 2000, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

A native of Iola, Kan., he was a son of the late Rufus A. Runer, the first fire chief of Rural Fire Department No. 3 at Hagarville, and a member of the Hagarville Community Center Association.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Olivia Runer; one son, Jack Runer of Independence, Mo.; mother, Mosline Sloan of Leroy, Kan.; one sister, Cleo Powell of Texas; one brother, Jimmy Runer of Gas City, Kan.; one half-sister, Fern Burdine of Texas; one half-brother, Clark Sloan of Colorado; one grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

The body was cremated.

Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Kenneth King

Kenneth King, 79, of Clarksville died Friday, April 28, 2000, at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock.

He was a son of the late Luther Henry and Ruby Gammill King, graduate of Clarksville High School and the University of Arkansas, member of the First Presbyterian Church, Navy veteran of World War II, a retired certified public accountant and farmer, and was preceded in death by one brother, Leland King.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Frances Thompson King; two sons, Patrick Thompson King of Clarksville and Donald Kenneth King of Little Rock; two daughters, Carol Stiffler of Little Rock and Adele Jacobs of Clarksville; and nine grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 1, at the Clarksville First Presbyterian Church with Burley King officiating.

Burial was at Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Freeman Wish, Joe Johnston, Bill Stone, Harold Lewis, Len Bradley, George Taylor, Paul Taylor, and Fred Stiffler.

Mrs. Nora Jones

Mrs. Nora Jones, 83, of Coal Hill died Saturday, April 22, 2000, in Clarksville.

A native of Hartman, she was a daughter of the late Jess and Mary Steele Broughton, and a member of the Springs of Living Water Church in Ozark.

She is survived by two daughters, Arleta Williams of Trap Hill, N. C., and Linda Jones of the home; two sons, Harbert Jones and Alan Jones, both of Alix; three sisters, Mary Stephens of Fort Smith, Florine Dahlin of Charleston, and Pauline Hein of Gazelle, Calif.; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, April 24, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark with Rev. Shirley Smith and Rev. Linda Pullen officiating. Burial was at Liberty Hill Cemetery at Hunt.

Active pallbearers were David Bascue, Allen Jones, James Jones, Billy Jones, John Jones, and Johnny Jones.

Honorary pallbearers were Bill Meeler and Billy Burt Reynolds.

Orville H. Jones

Orville H. Jones, 85, of Hartman died Saturday, April 29, 2000, at his home.

He was a native of St. Paul, son of the late Jim Thomas and Liddia Hair Jones, a retired coal miner and concrete finisher, and was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Robbie Foster Jones.

Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Gomer and Sharron Jones of Hartman; two grandsons and spouses, Mark and Robyn Jones and Dale and Rebecca Jones, all of Tulsa, Okla.; and six great-grandchildren, Ryan Jones, Kaysi Jones, Michelle Jones, Jacob Jones, Chantell Jones, and Bryanna Jones.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Gerald Morris officiating. Burial was in Hartman Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Ernie Martin, Grant Dalton, Tim Dalton, Allen Walker, Max Foster, and Larry Guthrie.

Honorary pallbearers were Bob Hurley, Donald Meek, Carl Sisk, and Bill Claxton.

Weaver Cowan Jr.

Weaver Cowan Jr., 89, son of the late Weaver and Marie Boback Cowan, died April 7, 2000, at the home of a daughter in Texas.

Burial was in California. The body was cremated.

Local relatives include Jessie Head of Lamar, Mary A. Blackford of Russellville, Susie Webb of North Little Rock, and the Myrtle Overbey family.

Winfred Laster Jr.

Winfred Laster Jr., 79, of Charlotte, N. C., formerly of Clarksville, died Friday, April 28, 2000, in Charlotte, N. C.

He was a son of the late Winfred and Lucy Baskin Laster and a retired employee of Certified Paper Comapny of Charlotte, N. C.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Betty Laster; two sons, Marc Laster and Steve Laster; one sister and brother-in-law, Rosemary and Arthur Peet of Houston, Texas; one sister-in-law, Margaret Hardgrave Laster of Little Rock; and two nieces, Patty and Cathy.

Funeral and burial were in Charlotte, N. C.

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