Jacob R. Holzman
Jacob Rudolph (Dock) Holzman, 88, of Ozark, father of Charles Holzman of Hartman, died Wednesday, May 14, 2003, in Ozark.
A native of Logan County, he was a son of the late William Sebastian and Linda Highfield Holzman, farmer, cattle rancher, and Baptist.
He is survived by two daughters, Ruth Tolbert of Ozark and Wanda Pippin of Altus; one other son, Jack Holzman of Fort Smith; ten grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at Smith Mortuary Chapel in Charleston with burial in Cemetery Ridge Cemetery south of Ozark.
Pallbearers were Tom Culver, Mike Gattis, Lonnie Turner, James Hawkins, Taylor Gattis, and Danny Palarino.
Dorothea Collins, 77, of Hunt died May 13, 2003, in Hunt.
She was a member of Goddard United Methodist Church in Fort Smith, president of the Harvesters Sunday School Class and a retired computer operator for Hardscrabble Country Club.
Survivors include her husband, J. R. Collins; one daughter, Cindy Pharr of Lincoln; and one grandchild.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, May 16, in the chapel at Goddard United Methodist Church with burial at Forest Park Cemetery under the direction of Fentress Mortuary of Fort Smith.
Memorials may be made to Goddard United Methodist General Fund, 1922 Dodson Avenue, Fort Smith, AR 72901.
Kenneth E. Griffith Sr.
Kenneth E. Griffith Sr., 65, of Clarksville died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at his home.
He was born at Ozone, son of the late Oscar James and Susie Marie Estep Griffith, member of Second Baptist Church, and former employee of Quick Service Laundry and Cleaners and Mid South Roller.
Survivors include his widow, Joann Tong Griffith; one daughter, Jolena Tollison of Clarksville; two sons, Robert J. Griffith of Lamar and Edward Griffith Jr. of Savannah, Ga.; two brothers, R. B. Griffith and Vernon Griffith, both of Clarksville; eight grandchildren, Tara Griffith, Rena Johnson, Melissa Tripp, Tamara Tollison, Christie Tollison and Rusty Mize, all of Clarksville, and Gabriel Griffith and Luke Griffith, both of Savannah, Ga.; and one great-grandchild, Matthew Tripp of Clarksville.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Matt Weaver officiating. Burial will be in Kendall Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Fred Dougan, Doug Hatchett, Larry Kasper, Rick Dailey, Travis Wilson, and Ronnie Greene.
Lera M. Goodin
Lera Morrow Goodin, 94, of Clarksville died Wednesday, May 14, 2003, in Clarksville.
She was born at Hartman, daughter of the late William A. and Lora Smith Morrow, widow of Joe Goodin, charter member of Hartman Baptist Church and a long-time Sunday school teacher, member of the Hartman Extension Homemakers Club, cook at Hartman School cafeteria for several years, and was preceded in death by two daughters, Martha Jo Williams and Wanda J. Ray; and one granddaughter, Rita Bolinger.
Survivors include one daughter, Lora D. Morris of Clarksville; one sister, Alma Morris of Hartman; eight grandchildren, Dean Edward Williams, Randy Joe Ray, Terri Sue Armstrong, Russ Ray, Ted Williams, Jerry Morris, Loretta Guiling, and Shiela King; 27 great-grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, May 16, at Hartman Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis Reynolds and Rev. Sam Howell officiating.
Burial was in Hartman Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Floyd Hern, Tom Fowler, Lloyd Bailey, Gene Hern, Bob Rofkahr, and Jimmy Cowell.
Linda Darnell Fetters Hutchins, 63, of Clarksville died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church, daughter of the late Lloyd Curtis and Edna Inez Childress Fetters, and was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruby Holman and Mary Woodard.
Survivors include her husband, James Scott (Jimmy) Hutchins; four daughters and sons-in-law, Debra Lynn and Stephen Elwood Williams III, Paula Ann and Rodney Gene Holland, and Angela Fay and Justin Levi Morgan, all of Clarksville, and Miranda Inez and William Bryant Holman of Lamar; six grandchildren, Kaitlain Rhiannon Morgan, Ariel Brian Holland, Brody James Holland, and Carter Levi Morgan, all of Clarksville, and Keegan Bryant Holman and Lindy Abagayle Holman of Lamar; four sisters, Willa Faye Wood and Brenda Gilbert, both of Clarksville, and Cathy Kay Denn and Audrey Arnetta Scruggs, both of Hernando, Miss., and five brothers, Laudell Fetters, Steve Fetters, Curtis Fetters, and Joe Fetters, all of Clarksville, and Earl Fetters of Lamar.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, May 19, at the First United Pentecostal Church with Rev. Vernon Long, Rev. Michael Minniear, and Rev. Mike Farris officiating.
Burial was in Lamar Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers were Ancil Hutchins, Phil Woodard, Vic Gilbert, John Wood, Kevin Walton, and Jairus Martin.
Honorary pallbearers were Wendell Woodard, Jerry Woodard, William Smith, Norman Smith, Daniel Fetters, Dennis Fetters, Dalton Fetters, Brian Fetters, Curtis Scruggs, Chip Scruggs, Lance Fetters, Travis Fetters, Dustin Fetters, Wesley Fetters, Jonathan Fetters, Jerry Cowell, Travis Cowell, Tony Holman, Eric Holman, Terry Holman, Ronnie Hutchins, Donnie Hutchins, and Jordan Hutchins.