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Kevin Lee Krachey

Kevin Lee Krachey, 27, of Sparks, Nev., grandson of Harold and Dora Krachey of Coal Hill, died Monday, March 22, 2004, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev.

A native of Truckee, Calif., he was a son of the late Randy Krachey and the late Debra Ellison; and was preceded in death by one sister, Trina Krachey; and an uncle, Clyde Ellison.

Survivors include two brothers, Jason Krachey of Grass Valley, Calif., and Robert Krachey of Altos, AK; one stepbrother, Joshua Krachey of Riverside, Calif.; grandfather, John Ellison of Sparks, Nev.; grandmother, Mary Ellison of Hayden, Idaho; great-grandmother, Winnifred Spencer of Grass Valley, Calif.; aunts and uncles, Denice Calderon of Sparks, Nev., John and Marsha Ellison of Post Falls, Idaho, Dennis Ellison of Chico, Calif., Timothey and Karen Ellison of Couer d’ Alene, Idaho, Rodney Krachey of Coal Hill, Linda and Lonnie Hamilton-Miner of Hillsboro, Mo., and Rick Krachey of Oconto, Wis.; great-aunt and great-uncle, Jean and Beverley Spencer of San Luis Obispo, Calif.; and cousins, Christopher, Keith and Shane Calderon of Sparks, Nev., and Jennifer and Brian Ellison of Couer d’ Alene, Idaho.

Graveside services and burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, at Greenwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Grass Valley, Calif., under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary, Inc.

Memorials to assist with funeral expenses may be mailed to John Ellison, 4930 Leon Drive, Sparks, NV 89431.

Kathryn I. Stricklin

Kathryn Inez Stricklin, 80, of Hartman died Friday, March 26, 2004, in Mercy Hospital/Turner Memorial in Ozark.

She was a native of Hartman, daughter of the late Ed and Nina Lingar Nichols, widow of Manley Stricklin, member of Coal Hill First Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by two sons, Ralph and Dwight Stricklin.

Survivors are three daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy Herndon of North Richland Hills, Texas, Agnes Stricklin and Angel Rangel of Hartman, and Linda and Virgil Moffit of Alix; two sons and daughter-in-law, Elmer and Veryl Stricklin and Manley Stricklin Jr., all of Coal Hill; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, at the Coal Hill First Baptist Church with Rev. David Qualls officiating.

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

Pallbearers were Jerry Don Stricklin, Ryan Stricklin, Jason Stricklin, Darrel Stricklin, Randy Stricklin, Allen Stricklin, Dustin Moffit, and Daniel Moffit.

Maxine H. Bradley

Maxine Haley Bradley, 87, of Washington, N. C., formerly of Clarksville, died Saturday, March 27, 2004, in Washington, N. C.

She was a retired real estate sales employee, member of Second Baptist Church in Clarksville, where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years, member of the Order of Eastern Star, daughter of the late James Meeks and Clara Welch Haley, widow of Samuel A. Hahn and Cecil Bradley Sr., and was preceded in death by one son, Wade E. Hahn; one brother; four sisters; and one grandchild.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Marlene and Bill Farrior of Washington, N. C., and Venda and Lee Robinette of Hot Springs; one daughter-in-law, Julie Hahn of Salinas, Calif.; five stepsons and spouses, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil (Nadine) Bradley Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Edward (Priscilla) Bradley, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald (Lynn) Bradley, all of Clarksville, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne (Pat) Bradley of Russellville and Mr. and Mrs. Jack (B. J.) Hahn of Moran, Wyo.; five sisters and brothers-in-law, Joy and W. L. Brown of Denton, Texas, Faye and John Powell of Victorville, Calif., Clara Wells of Dallas, Texas, Dorothy and Paul Smith of Cedar Hill, Texas, and Doris and Don Burns of Victor, Mont.; 20 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, at the Second Baptist Church in Clarksville with Rev. Joe Craft and Rev. Matt Weaver officiating.

Burial will be in Ozone Ceme-
tery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be William Farrior Jr., Jim Hahn, Joe Locke, Len W. Bradley, Gary Don Bradley, Jonathan Bradley, Wendell Bradley, and Johnny Anglin.

Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church, 709 Oak Street, Clarksville, AR 72830.

Michael A. Rail

Michael Anderson Rail, 45, of Bentonville died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at his home.

He was a native of Clarksville but had resided in Benton County since 1962, member of the First Presbyterian Church of Bentonville, where he was an elder, and 25-year employee of Wal-Mart.

Survivors include his widow, Lisa Ellen Moudy Rail; two daughters, Dristin Noelle Rail and Ashton Nicole Rail, both of the home; parents, William A. and Maxine Rail of Rogers, formerly of Clarksville; one sister, Sue Ellen Rail Wilkerson of Little Rock; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, James and Shirley Moudy of Dardanelle.

A memorial service was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 27, at the First Presbyterian Church of Bentonville with Pastor William Henning officiating.

Memorials may be made to Michael Rail Memorial Fund for cancer research, c/o of an Arvest Bank in Arkansas.

Norried J. Lee

Norried J. Lee, 84, of Dover died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at his home.

He was a retired farmer, school bus driver, member of Lee’s Chapel Assembly of God Church and the Masonic Lodge, son of the late Homer and Erma Shuffield Lee, and was preceded in death by one son, Jerry Lee.

Survivors are his widow, Velma Hardcastle Lee; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jeannie and Melvin Robinson of Hot Springs and Monna and Marc Stiles of Little Rock; one brother, Homer Lee of Russellville; seven grandchildren, Hunter Botts of Louisiana, Michael Lee, Jeff Lee and Sonya Gallegos, all of California, and Stephanie Clark, Melissa Stiles and Mike Stiles, all of Arkansas; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, March 26, at the Lee’s Chapel Assembly of God Church with Rev. Amos Pledger and Rev. Dewayne Holland officiating.

Burial was in Annie’s Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers were Hunter Botts, Michael Lee, Michael Clarke, Steve Smith, Mike Stiles, Jeff Lee, and Lyndon Lee.

Honorary pallbearers were Sherman Payne, Lester English, Don Freeman, John Pritchard, Paul Pledger, and the nursing staff of the River Valley Kidney Center.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation or the American Heart Association.

Wayne E. Houston

Wayne Eugene Houston, 75, of Altus died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired farmer, son of the late Cabot and Grace Carlton Houston, and Baptist.

Survivors are his widow, Alice Jane Martin Houston; two sons, Don Houston of Coal Hill and Douglas Houston of Cincinnati; one sister, Mary Brasel of Elm Springs; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 27, at Roller-Cox Chapel with Rev. Gerald Morris officiating. Burial was in Coal Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Richard Mayes, Bill Meeler, Glen Bartlett, Johnny Mayes, Allan Jones, and Don Horn.

Honorary pallbearers were Daniel Houston, Jason Houston, Ray Houston, Larry Sisk and Cecil Zolliecoffer.

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