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Patricia Ann Maute

Patricia Ann Skidgel Maute, 67, of Mojave, Calif., died Oct. 18, 2000, at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, Calif.

A native of the Goose Camp Community, she was a daughter of the late Tom and Ollie Kilcrease Skidgel and was preceded in death by one sister, Pairlee Morris; and two brothers, Gene and Paul Skidgel.

Survivors include her husband, Harold Maute; one daughter, Pam Lillard of Techappi, Calif.; one son, Kenny Maute of Scottsburg, Ind.; two stepsons, Sam Maute of Mojave, Calif., and Tony Maute of Oklahoma; one sister, Mary Jo Morgan of Altus; four brothers, Tom Skidgel Jr. of Clarksville, and Bob, John and Charles Skidgel, all of Hartman; four grandchildren; and seven stepgrandchildren.

Graveside services and burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the West Mt. Zion Cemetery north of Hartman.

Grace Ritchie

Grace Ritchie, 73, of Hartman died Monday, Oct. 23, 2000, at her home.

She was a member of the Moonhull Full Gospil Church of Fallsville, minister, daughter of the late Lewis and Annie Rodford McGuire, and was preceeded in death by one daughter, Wttie Jean Jones; three sisters, Martha Ritchie, Lillie Boen and Emmer Poteet; and three brothers, Will McGuire, Johnny B. McGuire and Deamous McGuire.

Survivors include her husdand, Theodore Ritchie; one daughter, Lorraine Ritchie of Hartman; two sons, Donald Lee Ritchie of Bakersfield, Calif., and Larry Kennith Ritchie of Paso Robles, Calif.; two brothers, James McGuire of Knoxville and Ernest McGuire of Coal Hill; ten grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thurdsay, Oct. 26, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Audrey Poteet and Rev. Lawrence Carlton officialing. Burial will be in the Liberty Hill Cemetery at Hunt.

Active pallbearers will be Shawn Jones, Robert Ritchie, Lloyd McClellan, Carl Edwards, Steve Arbaugh and Doyle Arbaugh.

Honorary pallbearers will be Kieth Allen Youonavich and Kristofer Edwards.

Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct., 25, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Mary Jo Rogers

Mary Josephine Clark Rogers, 86, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000, at her home in Clarksville.

A native of the Spadra Community, she was a daughter of the late H. Garland and Ernest A. O’Neal Clark, attended high school at the Academy of the Ozarks and received a bachelor of arts degree from The College of the Ozarks in 1933. She resided in Texas from 1940 until 1983 and was a second grade teacher in Orange, Texas, for 20 years until retirement.

Survivors include her husban, L. W. Rogers; three sons, Lawrence, James and Joe; eight grandchildren, Steven, Laura, David, Rebecca, Lynn, Cristina, Elena and Haley; and four great-grandchildren, Ned, Josh, Armanda and Katherine.

A memorial service was held at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, at the First United Methodist Church in Clarksville.

Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 535, Clarksville, AR 72830 or the Johnson County Health Department Hospice, 1708 West C Place, Russellville, AR 72801.

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