June 15, 2021

8/2/2000

Mrs. Anna C. Hodges


Mrs. Anna L. Collins Hodges, 74, of Lamar died Sunday, July 30, 2000, at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.

A native of Goodlett, Texas, she was a daughter of the late King and Abby Roulston Collins, a Baptist, and was preceded in death by one son, Ronnie Hodges.

Survivors include her husband, T. R. Hodges; three sons, Terry Robert Hodges of Lamar, Kelly Hodges of Dover, and Randy Hodges of Fremont, Ohio; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, at Humphrey Funeral Service Chapel in Russellville.

The body will be cremated.

Bobby D. Hylton


Bobby D. Hylton, 50, of Clarksville died Friday, July 28, 2000, at St. Joe Hospital in Hot Springs.

He was a son of the late Willie and Bessie Hatchett Hylton, member of Mt. Vernon Church, employed as a contractor cement finisher, and was preceded in death by two sisters, Hazel Sears and Anita Bible; and one brother, Jimmy Wayne Hylton.

Survivors are his widow, Linda Cordry Hylton; six daughters, Chrissy Holt and Leann Aitchison, both of Clarksville, Chandra Hylton of Ozone, and Kaitlin Hylton, Brittany Vaught, and Jessica Powers of the home; two sons, James Robert Hylton of Russellville and Chad Sage of Alix; four sisters, Glenda Glasscock of Clarksville, Rita Born of Knoxville, Betty Brown of Washington, and Janice Burns of Amarillo, Texas; two brothers, Michael Hylton of Arkoma, Okla., and Jerry Hylton of Clarksville; and seven grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, at the Mt. Vernon Cemetery with Rev. Bob Holt officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers were Clinton Holland, Wayne Pratt, Steve Fetters, Raymond Young, James Walker, and Leonard Kimbriel.

Honorary pallbearers were Junior Young and Mike Moreland.

Edward Leon Smith


Edward Leon Smith, 86, of Canton, Texas, formerly of Oark, died Friday, July 21, 2000, in Kaufman, Texas.

A native of Shell Knob, Mo., he was a retired rancher and residential building contractor.

Survivors include his widow, Eunice Smith; two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Lana Smith of Canton, Texas, and Pat and Linda Smith of Cleburne, Texas; one daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Buford Williams of Oark; two brothers, Ivan Smith of Hot Springs and Paul Smith of Burleson, Texas; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, July 24, at Laurel Land of Burleson Chapel with burial in Moore Memorial Gardens in Arlington, Texas.

Frank R. Laster


Frank R. Laster, 91, of the Harmony Community died Friday, July 28, 2000, at Lamar.

He was a son of the late Frank Anderson and Bertha Virginia King Laster, member of the Harmony Presbyterian Church, and a retired farmer.

He is survived by two sons, James R. Laster and Ronald K. Laster, both of Clarksville; one sister, Virginia Lou Williams of West Columbia, Texas; and four grandchildren, Kathryn K. Laster of Dallas, Texas, Allison A. Laster of Fairbanks, Alaska, Robert L. Laster of Clarksville, and Scott D. Trimble of Fort Worth, Texas.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, July 31, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Bill Woodard officiating. Burial was in Harmony Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Abe Laster Jr., Hall Garrett, Donald Meek, Phillip Dean Pierson, Wendell Self, and Bill Porter.

Mrs. Inell B. Newland


Mrs. Inell B. Newland, 84, of Zanesville, Ohio, died Wednesday, July 26, 2000, at Genesis-Good Samaritan Campus.

A native of Lamar, she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Lou Keller Thomas, widow of John D. Newland, and had been residing in Ohio since 1950. She was preceded in death by one son, Lewis Wayne Newland; daughter-in-law, Yvonne Newland; one sister, Beulah Cox; and one brother, Larry H. Thomas.

She is survived by one daughter and spouse, Shirley A. and Louie Rice of South Zanesville, Ohio; six sons and spouses, Dean Newland and Phillip Newland, both of McConnelsville, Ohio, John R. and Linda Newland and Joe and Sherry Newland, all of Philo, Ohio, Tom and Beth Newland of Zanesville, Ohio, and Robert D. and Donna Newland of Ball, La.; one daughter-in-law, Grace Newland of Zanesville, Ohio; 17 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 29, at William Thompson and Son Funeral Home in White Cottage, Ohio, with Rev. Larry Farus officiating. Burial was in Duncan Falls Cemetery.

James Roger Wollenberg


James Roger Wollenberg, 81, of Falls Church, Va., father of Edward R. Wollenberg of Clarksville, died Monday, July 24, 2000.

He was a founding partner of the law firm of Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering of Washington, D. C. During his career as a communications lawyer, he argued before the Supreme Court seven times. He was also active in local government having served on the Falls Church School Board, eight years as chairman.

Survivors include two other sons, Peter Wollenberg of St. Louis, Mo., and Christoper Wollenberg of Falls Church, Va.; two daughters, Meredith Morrison of Falls Church, Va., and Pamela Wollenberg of St. Louis, Mo.; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at George Mason High School in Falls Church, Va.

Mrs. Miriam F. Moore


Mrs. Miriam Francis Moore, 71, of Clarksville died Saturday, July 29, 2000.

She was a daughter of the late Roberta Risley Smith and Thomas Frances Hawk, widow of William F. Moore, member of the Ludwig Extension Homemakers Club, and a retired University of the Ozarks employee.

She is survived by one daughter, Margie Fay Moore of Clarksville; one son, Tom Moore of Clarksville; and three grandchildren, Rebecca Miriam Moore, Elizabeth Anne Moore and Billie Carlen Moore, all of Clarksville.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, July 31, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Joe Hoing and Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial was in Houston Cemetery at Alix.

Pallbearers were Joe Hoing, Sammy Davis, Steve Rinke, James Holloway, Greg Phillips, and Dr. Robert Fraser.

Mrs. Mary B. Manley


Mrs. Mary Banasky Manley, 85, of Clarksville died Thursday, July 27, 2000, in Little Rock.

A native of Clarksville, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Gene Kemp Banasky, widow of Dr. Robert H. Manley, and a member of the Clarksville First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Sunday School Class, Love/Joy Circle, Laureate Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, TTT, and several bridge clubs.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Jon Wolfe of Little Rock; and one grandson, Robert Wolfe of Little Rock.

Funeral was at 11 a.m. Monday, July 31, at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Victor H. Nixon officiating.

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

Pallbearers were Lee White, Garner Lee Taylor, Ron Taylor, Jimmy Harold Lewis, Gary Denton, and Turner Whitson.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 535, Clarksville, AR 72830 or Hendrix College, Conway, AR 72032.

Mrs. Pauline Forrester


Mrs. Margie Pauline Forrester, 77, of Clarksville died Saturday, July 29, 2000.

She was a member of Twin Oaks Baptist Church and Clarksville Lions Club, gospel singer and pianist, widow of Roy Forrester; and daughter of the late James Thurman and Addie Almeeda Battenfield Minor.

Survivors are one daughter and son-in-law, Linda Louise and Harry Ashmore of Clarksville; two sons, Randall Paul Forrester and Michael Royce Forrester, both of Clarksville; one sister, Betty Poynor of Newport; one brother, Earl Minor of Houston, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Troy Vaughn, Rev. Vernon Bass, and Rev. C. M. Lewallen officiating.

Burial will be in Atkins Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers will be Terry Carson, Arthur Dercksen, Tracy Price, Robbie Jackson, Patrick Baker, and John Pledger.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Clarksville Lions Club.

Robert Gibson


Robert Gibson, 71, of Dover died Saturday, July 29, 2000, at his home.

A native of London, he was a son of the late Iverson and Lena Bocksnick Gibson, retired ConAgra Frozen Foods employee, a Christian, and preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Kay Gibson; one brother, Everett Harold Gibson; and two sisters, Beatrice Gibson and Louise Linker.

Survivors include his widow, Anna Belle Hendrix Gibson; two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Glenda Gibson of Clarksville and Iverson and Linda Gibson of Dardanelle; one sister, Mary Utley of Lincoln, Neb.; one brother, Finis Gibson of Wichita, Kan.; three granddaughters, Crista Weber of Dardanelle, Brandi Gibson of Russellville, and Cara Gibson of Clarksville; one grandson, Brandon Gibson of Clarksville; four great-grandchildren; and 11 nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, at the Phoenix Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Hallum and Rev. Richard Falbo officiating.

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

Active pallbearers will be Iverson Gibson, Brandon Gibson, Chris Weber, Brent Brown, Bill Martin, and Jim Linker.

Thomas R. Hebert


Thomas Richardson Hebert, 68, of Knoxville died Tuesday, July 25, 2000, at his home.

He was born in Pasadena, Calif., son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Caroline Kentop Hebert, graduate of Fullerton (California) High School, Navy veteran, and was preceded in death by one stepdaughter, Monica Born.

Survivors include his widow, Joan Cravens Hebert; two daughters, Phyllis Cleveland of Marble Falls, Texas, and Barbara Midel of Griffith, Ind.; two stepsons, Donald Wilson of North Fork, Calif., and Randall Largent of Sevierville, Tenn.; one sister, Betty Manning of Sacramento, Calif.; and 13 grandchildren.

The body was cremated.

Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

William A. Campbell


William Allen Campbell, 72, of Route 1, London died Wednesday, July 26, 2000, at his home.

A native of Mt. Sterling, Iowa, he was a son of the late Milton J. and Marie Scotten Campbell, an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War, and a retired electric supervisor.

Survivors include his widow, Pauline Campbell; two daughters, Cynthia Schlagel of Fort Madison, Iowa, and Debbie Hudson of London; one son, William Campbell of West Burlington, Iowa; two sisters, Vivian Roberts of Milton, Iowa, and Pat Ash of Wapello, Iowa; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The body was cremated.

Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

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