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10/4/2000

Alta Mae Mosley


Alta Mae Carlton Mosley, 72, of Clarksville died Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, at her home.

She was a daughter of the late Columbus Franklin and Cleo Ann Neal Carlton, widow of Wilson Henry Mosley, member of the Clarksville First Freewill Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Peggy Ann Mosley; seven half-brothers; and four half-sisters.

She is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Mrs. David (Karen) Langdon of Clarksville, Kathy and Gerald Bartlett of Coal Hill, and Kim and Bill Vogt of London; four sisters, Alma Batchelder of Anderson, Calif., Barbara Perkey of Lenoir City, Tenn., Jane Pickett of Clarksville, and Linda Seals of Coal Hill; five brothers, Toy Vaughn and Bennie Carlton, both of Clarksville, Lawrence Carlton of Salus, and Lowell Carlton and Frank Carlton, both of Ozone; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, at the Clarksville First Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Clayton Rylee officiating.

Burial was in the Shady Grove Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers were Jeremy Carlton, Jason Carlton, Sonny Carlton, John Carlton, Darin Vaughn, and John Schuh.

Honorary pallbearers were Gerald Bartlett, Bill Vogt, and Michael Barnes.

Memorials may be made to the Clarksville First Freewill Baptist Church or the Johnson County Hospice.

Elizabeth Ragsdale


Elizabeth Ragsdale, 80, of Hagarville died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a daughter of the late William M. and Evoline Little Sheppard.

Survivors include her husband, William C. Ragsdale; one sister, Ruth Whipple of El Paso, Texas; one half-sister, Ova Stalcup of Oklahoma; four nieces, Elizabeth Wietstock of Federal Way, Wash., Amelia Hunt of Salinas, Calif., Jessie Mae Brown of Clarksville and Evelyn Sheppard of Washington, Calif.; and two nephews, Gregg Sheppard and David Sheppard, both of Florida.

Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Hagarville Cemetery with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Joe Hicks


Joe Hicks, 62, of Hagarville died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at his home.

Survivors include his widow, Joyce Pitts Hicks; one daughter and son-in-law, Rita and Larry Spellman of Canon City, Colo.; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Donny and Denise Hicks, Coy and Betty Hicks, and Doyle Hicks, all of Lamar, and Jerry and Kara Hicks of Hagarville; two brothers, Scottie Hicks and Loren White, both of Hagarville; and ten grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Union Cemetery at Mt. Levi with Rev. Donald Carey officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Muldoon, Quinton Hughes, Gary Clayton, Dean Cowell, David Domerese, Chuck Hughes, Burley Shook, and Mike Sanders.

Lucille Hudson


Lucille Hudson, 85, of Clarksville died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, at AMI St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Russellville.

She was a native of Lamar, daughter of the late Waddie J. and Minnie Lee Ramseur Bishop, member of the First Baptist Church for 69 years and the Bethany Sunday School Class, charter member of Harmony Order of the Eastern Star, and was preceded in death by three brothers, Barney Bishop, Carl Bishop, and Dick Bishop; and three sisters, Bessie Bishop, Florence Hudson, and Birdie Dickerson.

Survivors include her husband, Reece Hudson; one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lou and David Hyde of Russellville; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Robert E. Hudson of Clarksville and Jimmy and Carol Hudson of Athens, Texas; four grandchildren, Brian Hudson and wife, Dawn, of Henderson, Texas, Lisa Colley of Montgomery, Texas, and Kelly Hyde and Lindsay Hyde, both of Russellville; and three great-grandchildren, James Reece Hudson of Henderson, Texas, and Kate and Riley Colley of Montgomery, Texas.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Usery and Dr. Robert Brown officiating.

Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers will be Harold Cater, Raymond Hudson, Dr. Jack Patterson, John Crockett, Mike Jacobs, and Julius Moody.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Bethany Sunday School Class and the Trail Blazers Sunday School Class.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 525, Clarksville, AR 72830 or Woodland Cemetery Association, P. O. Box 231, Clarksville, AR 72830.

Mary Ellen Pierce


Mary Ellen Dowdy Pierce, 80, of Clarksville died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was the widow of William E. Pierce, daughter of the late Preston C. and Dora Russell Dowdy, a Baptist, and was preceded in death by one son, Edwin Jerald Pierce; one sister, Martha Jane Smith; and four brothers, Leroy Dowdy, Elvis Frost, Luther Frost and Eugene Dowdy.

She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Ann Hahn of Clarksville and Bonita Loraine Shields of Paragould; one son, Martin Franklin Pierce of St. Jacob, Ill.; two stepdaughters, Freida Pierce of Hornersville, Mo., and Betty June Blosser of Bridgman, Mich.; one stepson, Carl Pierce of Hornersville, Mo.; three sisters, Joyce Dowdy Moore, Gladys Dowdy Christon and Ruth Frost Merritt, all of Flint, Mich.; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at Lulu Baptist Church in Senath, Mo., with Rev. Doug Clinton officiating. Burial was in Lulu Cemetery in Senath, Mo. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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