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4/16/2003

Allen Dan Anderson


Allen Dan Anderson, 65, of Mountaintop, Pa., died Thursday, April 10, 2003, at his home.

A native of Clarksville, he was a son of the late Leonard H. and Lillian Allen Anderson, employed as a security guard for several years, plant manager for Tyson Foods, veteran of the Vietnam War, and served in the U. S. Army for 22 years having retired as a staff sergeant in 1977.

He is survived by two daughters, Kim Anderson of Mountaintop, Pa., and Carol Anderson of the United States Air Force; two sons, Danny Anderson of New York City, N. Y., and Tony Anderson of Sacramento, Calif.; two sisters, Deborah King of California and Dale Husak of Sacramento, Calif.; two brothers, Dean Anderson of Bee Branch and Don Anderson of Oklahoma; and two grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with burial in the Stillwell Cemetery.

Emily Kenner

Emily Kenner, infant daughter of Gary Richard and Belinda Kay Cochran Kenner, was born and died on Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at UAMS in Little Rock.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Sarah Kenner.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by one brother, Devin Kenner of Knoxville; paternal grandmother, Mickey Kenner of Knoxville; maternal grandmother and stepgrandfather, Linda and Larry Pruitt of Russellville; maternal grandfather and stepgrandmother, William and Nancy Cochran of Russellville; and maternal great-grandmother, Wanza Vinson of Russellville.

Graveside services and burial were at 1 p.m. Monday, April 14, at the Knoxville Cemetery with Rev. Herb Tilley officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.

Erma O. McGowan

Erma Odom McGowan, 72, of Hopewell, Va., died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, in John Randolph Medical Center.

A native of Lamar, she was a daughter of the late Maurice (Mug) and Eva Ranzie Odom, a retired fine jewelry sales consultant for Best Products, Inc., a member of the Ft. Lee Officers’ Wives Club, Ft. Lee Retired Officers’ Wives Club, Viking Sewing Group of Richmond, Va., American Sewing Guild of Richmond, Va., American Quilting Guild, the Gad-a-bouts Group of Hopewell, and the recipient of the Gold and Silver Olympic Medals in senior bowling.

Survivors include her husband, Garrett Edwin (Mac) McGowan, LTC, USA, Ret.; four children, Shelia Bennett and husband, John, of Indian Harbour Beach, Fla., Deborah Ann Dummond of Chester, Va., Garrett E. McGowan Jr., and wife, Pat, of Chester, Va., and Patricia G. Viccaro of Indian Harbour Beach, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Ella Mae Meadors and husband, Rev. James, of Walnut Ridge, Lorene Spain and husband, Robert, of Nashville, Tenn., and Marcia Wade and husband, Jerry, of Chester, Va.

Funeral was at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 12, in Hopewell Chapel of J. T. Morriss and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Murray officiating. Interment will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.

Raymond Corbishley

Raymond E. Corbishley, 71, of Coal Hill died Saturday, April 12, 2003, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

He was a native of Russellville, son of the late Jesse and Sadie Jones Corbishley, former resident of Little Rock, retired wood worker, and was preceded in death by his wife, Betty; two brothers, Paul and Glen Corbishley; and two sisters, Minnie Morgan and Helen Dye.

Survivors are four daughters and sons-in-law, Jan and Jim Head of Little Rock, Carol and Butch Warren of Clarksville, Billie Jean and Rick Crandall of Fort Smith, and Charlene and Michael Johnson of Bryant; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Ray and Tammy Corbishley of Little Rock and James Corbishley of Coal Hill; three sisters, Beatrice Stenson of Mabelvale, Audrey Broderick of Russellville, and Charlene Nabisco of Carlsbad, N. M.; one brother, Joe Corbishley of Cabot; six grandchildren, Ron Thompson of Clarksville, Jon Crandall of Fayetteville, Natasha Crandall of Fort Smith, Michael Warren of Iwakuni, Japan, Megan Corbishley of Little Rock, and Acee Johnson of Bryant; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the Woodland Cemetery with Rev. Steve Wingo officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Ron Thompson, Jon Crandall, Natasha Crandall, Micheal Warren, Megan Corbishley, and Acee Johnson.

Rev. Travis A. Miller

Rev. Travis Allen Miller, 76, of Lamar died Saturday, April 12, 2003, at St. Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith.

He was a son of the late John and Annie Tilley Miller, member of the Holman Freewill Baptist Church, retired Bibler Lumber Company employee, school bus driver for Lamar Schools and a minister. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Elizabeth Bates and Tressie Hutchins; and three brothers, Leroy Miller, Ray Miller, and Jimmy Payne.

Survivors include his widow, Louise Daniel Miller; two daugh-
ters, Janice Ritchie of Fort Smith and Sandra Willis of Clarksville; one son, Billy Miller of Lamar; one sister, Ella Jones of Crescent, Okla.; one brother, Loy Dean Miller of Lamar; ten grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the Holman Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. J. C. Kinder officiating.

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

Pallbearers were Billy Featherston, Roger Bates, Glenn Crotts, Bobby Joe Wilkins, Kenneth Turner, James Daniel, and Johnny Handley

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