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1/3/2001

Agnes Marie Freeman


Agnes Marie Freeman, 83, of Dardanelle died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, at the Dardanelle Nursing Center.

She was a native of the Minnow Creek Community, daughter of the late Finis Lee and Rosa Agnes Lund Freeman, graduate of Lamar High School and Arkansas State Teachers College, a teacher at Lamar High School until her retirement, member of the Arkansas Teachers Association and the First Baptist Church in Dardanelle, and was preceded in death by three brothers, Kenneth Freeman, Conrad Freeman and Bill Freeman; and two sisters, Leo (Johnie) Hobbs and Cleo Puckett.

She is survived by one sister, Eunice Davis of Dardanelle; one brother, Guy Freeman of El Dorado; several nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral was at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. David Bishop officiating. Burial was in Hagarville Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Larry Freeman, Jack Freeman, Bobby Freeman, Howard Freeman, Wayne Freeman, and David Freeman.

Honorary pallbearer was Eric Ford.

Clydes Czarnikow


Clydes Czarnikow, 79, of Lamar died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home in Lamar.

She was a former resident of Roland, Okla., daughter of the late Willie Francis and Liddie Alice Dobbs, widow of Joel B. Czarnikow, Baptist, and was preceded in death by two sisters, Lucille Crumrine and Lillie Marie McElhaney; and four brothers, John Ralph Dobbs, Marvin Dobbs, M. J. Dobbs, and Kenneth Lavon Dobbs.

She is survived by one sister, Betty Bauman of Clarksville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Ronnie Crumrine, Amzy Garrett, Varnell Nelson, Ron Crumrine Jr., Bridges Crumrine, and Joe Dan Calvin.

Eileen Donnell Smith


Eileen Donnell Smith, 83, of Clarksville died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2000, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

A native of Clarksville, she was a daughter of the late Eugene and Sallie McAlister Tolbert, widow of Thad Donnell and Don Smith, 1934 graduate of Clarksville High School, member of the Clarksville Church of Christ, former peach grower, former owner and operator of Stewart Donnell Fashions, Donnell Young Furniture Store, Clarksville Carpet Store, and Horn Donnell Furniture and Carpet Store, and was preceded in death by two brothers, Horace Tolbert and Watts Tolbert; and two sisters, Mary Woodard and Lucille Norris.

She is survived by one brother and sister-in-law, Russell and Mildred Tolbert of Clarksville; three nephews, James Tolbert of North Little Rock, George Tolbert of Franklin, Tenn., and Phillip Tolbert of Muskogee, Okla.; five nieces, Johnnie K. Westbrook of Little Rock, Sue Bennett of Knoxville, Mary Jo Hurley of Clarksville, Sharon Childers of Alexander, and Maris Fletcher of Beebe; one other sister-in-law, Opal Tolbert of Clarksville; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, at the Clarksville Church of Christ with John Ballard officiating.

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

Pallbearers were Brian Tolbert, Thad Tolbert, Steven Tolbert, Steven Childers, William Rutledge, and James Horn.

Eva Cameron Pazdera


Eva Cameron Pazdera, 86, of Clarksville died Monday, Dec. 25, 2000, at Clarksville Convalescent Home.

She was a native of Paris, daughter of the late Samuel R. and Mary E. Sullivan Cameron, widow of Tony Pazdera, member of the Assembly of God Church, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Julia Marie Peden; one sister, Lorene; and four brothers, Jim, Delbert, Ted and Emery Cameron.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Roger James of Fayetteville; three sisters, Violet Stark of Kansas, Ora Mae Clary of Rison, and Lydia (Doll) Dalton of Van Buren; one brother, Otis Cameron of California; three grandchildren, Wayne Peden of Clarksville, Jim Peden of Lewisville, Colo., and Tara Lynn Wilkins of Texas; and three great-grandchildren, Ryan and C. J. Peden, both of Clarksville; and Cameron Peden of Lewisville, Colo.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Billy Usery officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Wes Kendrick, Don Pennington, Burley Shook, Jess Thompson, Duane Steele, and Edd Young.

Earnest (Buck) Smith


Earnest (Buck) Smith, 64, of Clarksville died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2000, at a Hot Springs hospital.

A native of Clarksville, he was a Baptist, former employee of Carter Truck Lines and Renae Sims Lumber Company, and retired from Clarksville Fire Department after 22 years of service. He was preceded in death by one son, Roger Smith; and one granddaughter, Monica Bridgewater.

He is survived by three daughters, Leah Bridgewater of Clarksville, Marsha Smith of Conway, and Elizabeth Smith of Knoxville; three sons, Michael Smith of Clarksville and Joshua Smith and Jamie Smith, both of Knoxville; parents, Ishmeal and Maggie Smith of Lamar; three sisters, Dorothy Sue Cummings of Gore, Okla., Marilyn Holt of Clarksville, and Brenda Elsey of Webbers Falls, Okla.; one stepbrother, Jim Smith of Lamar; one daughter-in-law, Sissy Smith of Clarksville; and four grandchildren, Trinity Smith, Roger Smith, Kenny Bridgewater and Klayton Bridgewater.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Vernon Bass officiating. Burial was at West Mount Zion Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Benton Childress, James Childress, Randy Childress, Ronnie Ritchie, Lynard Buffington, Kyle Holt, Rodger Boen, and Billy Wade.

Floyd G. Ervin Jr.


Floyd G. Ervin Jr., 51, of Ozark, brother of Candy Crawley of Clarksville, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2000, at Ozark.

He was a native of Charleston, self-employed carpenter, graduate of Arkansas Tech University, member of Ozark First United Methodist Church, and was preceded in death by his father, Floyd G. Ervin Sr.

Other survivors include one daughter, Sarah Ervin of Fort Smith; one son, Arthur Ervin of Fort Smith; mother, Mary Ann Rambo Ervin of Ozark; one brother, Larry Ervin of Ozark; two nieces, Brandy Teer of Ozark and Sonya Ervin of the U. S. Navy; and one nephew, Cassidy Crawley of Clarksville.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roger Glover officiating. Burial was in Highland Cemetery at Ozark.

Pallbearers were Joe Powell, Robert Via, Olen McCabe, Ronnie Roe, Marty Barcheers, and Lonnie Turner.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 503 West Commercial, Ozark, AR 72949.

James Darrell Hausler


James Darrell Hausler, 63, of Clarksville died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2000, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Okla.

He was a native of Alva, Okla., member of Lamar Baptist Church, graduate of Higgins (Texas) High School and Texas Tech with a civil engineer degree, attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, was a missionary with Arkansas Southern Baptist Convention, served 20 years with the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board in Paraguay, Argentina, and other South America countries, and formerly served in the U. S. Air Force.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Jean Hausler; one daughter, Shari Simpson of Sherwood; one son, J. D. Hausler of Mayflower; parents, Tom and Lorraine Hausler of Higgins, Texas; one sister, Norlene Steinle of Amarillo, Texas; one brother, Tom Hausler of Dripping Springs, Texas; and eight grandchildren, Jennifer Simpson, Stephanie Simpson, Jamie Simpson, and Candace Simpson, all of Sherwood, and Hannah Hausler, Hunter Hausler, Holly Hausler, and Harrison Hausler, all of Mayflower.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Lamar Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Fowler and Jimmy Barretine officiating.

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

Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Hardwicke Funeral Home.

J. P. Mason Jr.


J. P. Mason Jr., 73, of Clarksville died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2000, at his home.

He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Price (Laura Foulke) Mason Sr., member of the Mt. Olive Methodist Church, Navy veteran, retired soil conservation service employee, and retired company commander of the National Guard.

Survivors include his widow, Peggy North Mason; two sisters, Mary Jane Allen of Texarkana and Anna Sue England of Ingleside, Texas; and three brothers, James E. Mason and Earl Mason, both of Clarksville, and David Mason of Hagarville.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, at the Mt. Olive Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Nease officiating.

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

Active pallbearers will be Michael Mason, Brent Mason, Eugene McGuire, Fred J. Kauffeld, Alvin Mason, and James Duff.

Honorary pallbearers will be Carl Morgan and Leroy Davis.

Keith Jones


Keith Jones, 28, of Altus died Friday, Dec. 22, 2000, at Altus.

He was an automotive repairman and member of the Ozark Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Survivors include his parents, Jimmy and Ruby Catlinger Jones of Altus; paternal grandparents, Benard and Leona Jones of Seymour, Texas; maternal grandparents, LaVelle and Juanita Catlinger of Altus; one sister, Rhonda Musgrove of Altus; and two brothers, Kyle Jones of Fayetteville and Ronnie Jones of Altus.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark.

Pallbearers were Scott Jessup, Ethan Maestri, Rick Covert, Tom Musgrove, and Paul Maestri.

Rene S. Brewer


Rene S. Brewer, 37, of Springfield, Ill., died Dec. 28, 2000, at Memorial Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 10, 1963, in Springfield, Ill., to Roy L. and Judy M. Pickrel Johnson, a former resident of Clarksville, where she was a former Girl Scout Troop leader, and a former employee of Digital Equipment Company in Dallas, Texas.

Survivors include her husband, James Pat Brewer; one son, Morris Brewer of Springdale; two daughters, Marissa Lorraine Judith Brewer of Springfield, Ill., and Toni Brewer of Dallas, Texas; mother, Judy Johnson of Springfield, Ill.; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Julie L. Johnson of Riverton, Ill., Christine Johnson of Fort Worth, Texas, and Helen M. and Paul Smith of Summerfield, La.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at Vancil Memorial Funeral Chapel in Springfield, Ill., with Rev. Vaughn Beeman officiating.

Ronnie Dale Mills


Ronnie Dale Mills, 43, of Atkins died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2000, at his home.

A native of Clarksville, he was a construction worker, attended Atkins School, and was preceded in death by his grandparents, Richard and Jewell Mills and Issac and Selma Tipton.

He is survived by one daughter, Mary Kaye Mills of Atkins; parents, Robert and Louise Mills of Atkins; one sister and brother-in-law, Paula and Ernie Hoffman of Atkins; one brother, Richard Lee Mills of Atkins; and two nephews.

Graveside services and burial were at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 29, at the Union Grove Cemetery with Rev. Thom Walker officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Wayne H. Thompson


Wayne H. Thompson, 69, of Clarksville died Monday, Jan. 1, 2001, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired welder and son of the late Olin and Doris Thompson.

He has no known survivors.

Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at the Hagarville Cemetery with Mike Eppinette officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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