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8/16/2000

Mrs. Anna Freeman


Mrs. Anna L. Freeman, 64, of Port Byron, Ill., wife of former Johnson County resident, Robert L. Freeman, died Friday, July 21, 2000, at Illini Hospital in Silvis, Ill.

She was a native of New Madrid, Mo., daughter of the late Carl and Ruth Holland Wood, former resident of Missouri, and member of the Full Gospel Church of God.

Other survivors are three daughters, LaRhonda Dopler of East Moline, Ill., Lucinda Welge of Hampton, Ill., and Monica Kizer of Silvis, Ill.; one son, Keith Freeman of Orlando, Fla.; one sister, Carlotta Mace of Moline, Ill.; two brothers, John Wood of Dexter, Mo., and Tom Wood of Bloomfield, Mo.; six grandchildren, Shannon Kizer, David Freeman, Jamie Morgan, Amanda Kizer, Blake Kizer, and Cody Welge; five great-grandchildren, and three local sisters-in-law, Weda Davis of Clarksville and Wanda Freeman and Wilma Barber, both of Hagarville.

Funeral was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, at Full Gospel Church of God in East Moline, Ill., with Rev. Vurl Liedtke officiating.

Burial was in National Cemetery at Arsenal Island under the direction of Sullivan-Phillips Mortuary Ltd., of East Moline, Ill.

Clarence R. Boring


Clarence Ray Boring, 72, of Lamar died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.

He was a retired truck driver and farmer.

He had no survivors.

Graveside services and burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at the Lee Cemetery with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Mrs. Helen Haney


Mrs. Helen Haney, 82, of Altus died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at Indian Valley Nursing Home in Fairfield Bay.

She was a native of Denning, daughter of the late Ollie and Edna Bowles Hollowell, and a member of Alix Assembly of God Church.

Survivors are two daughters, Shelba Doss of Coal Hill and Mary Reynolds of Mulberry; two sons, Wayne Haney of Mobile, Ala., and Rodney Haney of Shirley; one sister, Hazel Silva of Brentwood, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14, at Shaffer Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Reynolds officiating. Burial was in Houston Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Matthew Reynolds, Jacob Reynolds, Tommy A. Doss, Tim Haney, Brent Haney, and Bruce Haney.

Mrs. Jessica Hancock


Mrs. Jessica Hancock, 31, of Fallon, Nev., died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, near Fernley, Nev., from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

She was a native of Visalia, Calif., former resident of Rogers, graduate of Churchill County High School and the University of Nevada at Reno, and employed as a registered nurse at Churchill Community Hospital in Fallon, Nev., and St. Mary’s Hospital in Reno, Nev.

Survivors include her husband, John Hancock; two daughters, Jennifer and Heather, both of Fallon, Nev.; father and stepmother, Reece and Linda Behimer of Knoxville; mother and stepfather, Marilyn and David Birchard of Camas, Wash.; one brother, Eric Behimer of Clarksville; grandmothers, Kitty Behimer of Ozone and Ann Simmons of Fallon, Nev.; stepsisters, Danni, GiGi, Senni, and Katy, all of Arkansas; uncle and aunt, Rick and Clare Behimer of Fallon, Nev.; and parents-in-law, Steve and Kathy Hancock of Fallon, Nev.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Parkside Bible Fellowship Church in Fallon, Nev., with burial in Fallon Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Fallon, Nev.

Mrs. Lossie Dickerson


Mrs. Lossie B. Dickerson, 100, of Clarksville died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000.

A native of Fallsville, she was a daughter of the late John F. and Mary E. Boen Lewis, widow of C. N. (Newt) Dickerson, member of the First United Methodist Church, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Pauline Dickerson Martin; two infants; two brothers, J. S. Lewis and John W. Lewis; and one sister, Maude Vaught.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Harry McCracken of Clarksville; two grandsons and spouses, Charles and Dee McCracken of Harrison and Jerry Don and Lisa Martin of Clarksville; two great-grandchildren, Rodney Thomas of Harrison and Faith McCasland of Camden; and four great-great-grandchildren, Blake, Stephanie, Heather and Taylor of Camden.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Frank Clemmons and Rev. Lowell Eaton officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jim Dickerson, Ben Phillips, Sammy Wish, Henry Walton, Robert Bartlett, and Joe Lee Martin.

Mrs. Rhonda Besotes


Mrs. Rhonda Wey Besotes, 41, of the Flat Rock Community died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, at St. Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith.

She was a native of Watsonville, Calif., and was preceded in death by her mother, Norma Roe Cox.

Survivors include her husband, Chris Besotes; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Robbie and Jessica Wey of Flat Rock; Robert and Lesleigh Wey of Riverbank, Calif., and Ronald Wey of Riverbank, Calif.; two daughters, Casie Besotes of Empire, Calif., and Angela Besotes of Reno, Nev.; father, Cledis Cox of Flat Rock; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Tina and David Conner and Patricia and Jason Pruitt, all of Flat Rock, and Sharon and Bobby Brown of Sonora, Calif.; one brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Pam Cox of Knox-
ville; and three grandchildren, Austin Michael Wey and Lily Marie Wey, both of Riverbank, Calif., and Destiny Wey of Flat Rock.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Martin Chapel Church with Rev. Arlin Elmore officiating.

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

Pallbearers were Robert Wey, Robbie Wey, Billy Judah, Lonnie Gilbert, Jason Gilbert, and Jason Pruitt.

Steve Molnar


Steve Molnar, 85, of Lamar died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Pertha Amboy, N. J., son of the late Frank and Elizabeth Ivan Molnar, and former member of Marlboro (New Jersey) Fire Department.

Survivors include one son, Steve Molnar of Clarksville; foster daughter, Mildred Myers of San Diego, Calif.; one sister, Irene Walling of New Jersey; one brother, Frank Molnar of English Town, N. J.; and four grandchildren.

The body was cremated.

Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Mrs. Virginia Reynolds


Mrs. Virginia Reynolds, 78, of Clarksville died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

A native of Lamar, she was a daughter of the late Tom and Lela Higgs Kirkpatrick, widow of John Reynolds, member of Knoxville First Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by one brother, Lonnie Kirkpatrick; and one sister, Toka Smith.

Survivors are one son, Mike Reynolds of Hartman; one daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Danny Rice of Hartman; one sister, Juanita Echols of Nashville; six grandchildren, Mikie Reynolds of Clarksville, Johnny Reynolds of Coal Hill, Jennette Hern of Hartman, and Joseph Reynolds, Daniel Rice, and John Rice, all of Hunt; and seven great-grandchildren, Morgan and Courtney Reynolds, both of Coal Hill, Demi, Zane and Thad Reynolds, all of Clarksville, and Aaron Rice and Britlee Hern, both of Hartman.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14, at the Knoxville First Baptist Church with Rev. Ira Taylor officiating.

Burial was in Knoxville Cemetery under the direction of Shinn Funeral Home of Russellville.

Active pallbearers were Mike Killough, Frank Killough, Johnny Rice, Shane Davidson, Don Davidson, and David Holt.

Honorary pallbearers were Mikie Reynolds, Johnny Reynolds, Joseph Reynolds, Daniel Rice, and John Rice.

Memorials may be made to Knoxville First Baptist Church.

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