July 23, 2021

8/28/2002

Dovie J. Johnson


Dovie Jane Johnson, 88, of Clarksville died Friday, Aug. 23, 2002, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a retired cook, Baptist, daughter of the late Benton Lawson and Nora Sissco Smith, and widow of Jack E. Johnson.

Survivors include four daughters and two sons-in-law, Dorthy Mary Frogue and Willa Mae Taylor, both of Clarksville, Bonnie Ruth and Jack Taylor of Santa Maria, Calif., and Ester Leigh and Marcus Ernest of Harrison; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Roy Lee Wood of Clarksville and Floyd E. and Denia Wood of Salem, Ore.; two sisters, Effie Mae Brown and Lois Brown, both of Missouri; one brother, Harley Smith of Webb City, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Clyde Vire officiating. Burial was in Lamar Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Ricky Martin, Bill Henry, Travis Johnson, Raymond Johnson, Jimmy Holman, and Randy Johnson.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Jane Geneva Magby


Jane Geneva Magby, 81, of Clarksville died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2002, at her home.

She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene, daughter of the late Jack and Josephine Carpenter Gossett, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Magby; five sisters, Florence Williams, Bertha Brewer, Rosa Rowe, Gladys McGowan, and Mahala McCartney; and one brother, Clarence Gossett.

Survivors include her husband, Ewell G. Magby; three daughters, Jo Rothrock of Fayetteville, Jean Landis of Grand Junction, Colo., and Glenda Grossman of Denver, Colo.; five sons, Arden Magby of Duncan, Okla., Charles Magby of Hartman, and David Magby, John Magby and Gary Magby, all of Clarksville; one sister, Edith McIntosh of Grass Valley, Calif.; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Glenn Newton officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery near Batson.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Magby, Joe Morales, Samuel Grossman, Scott Dragoo, Jim McCartney, and Jerry Yarbrough.

Visitation will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Linda Day Ashlock


Linda Day Ashlock, 62, of Garland, Texas, died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2002.

She was a former resident of the Bethlehem Community in Johnson County, daughter of the late Erastus and Ida Day, active in the Parent Teachers Association of Kimberlin, Southgate, Routh Roach, O’Banion and South Garland High School, retired from the Garland Independent School District in 1995, active speaker for conferences and retreats and had held leadership roles in women’s ministries.

Survivors include her husband, Rev. Kenneth Ashlock; three daughters and sons-in-law, Kenna and Kyle Cole of Garland, Texas, Rhonda and Brad Rountree of Mesquite, Texas, and Sharon and Byron Tilton of Hillsboro, Texas; five grandchildren, Garrett and Graham Cole of Garland, Texas, Timothy Rountree of Mesquite, Texas, and Blake and Blair Tilton of Hillsboro, Texas; mother-in-law, Mabel Ashlock of Clarksville; two brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Don and Phyllis Ashlock of Canton, Texas, and Gary and Jan Jacobs of Hartman; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral will be Wednesday, Aug. 28, at New Liberty Baptist Church in Garland, Texas, where her husband is the pastor. Burial will follow in Garland Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to the New Liberty Baptist Church Building Fund.

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