Alta Freeman, 91, of Clarksville died Monday, April 5, 2004, at Clarksville Convalescent Home.
She was a native of Rudy, daughter of the late Jess Paul and Ava Lamb Crawford, widow of Ray Freeman, member of East Mount Zion Trinity Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by one son, Richard Lee Freeman.
She is survived by one son, Tom Freeman of Round Rock, Texas; one sister, Betty Mielbrecht of Puyallup, Wash.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, at East Mount Zion Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Robbie Jackson officiating.
Burial will be at East Mount Zion Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Roy Shook, Shelby Shook, Burley Shook, J. T. Collins, Doyle Jordan and Carl Curtis.
Anna Belle Martin
Anna Belle Wright-Martin of Grandview, Mo., formerly of Clarksville, died Thursday, April 1, 2004, at Lee’s Summit Community Hospital.
She was a native of Franklin County, former resident of Hartman and Altus, daughter of the late John and Mary Drain, widow of Alfred Wright and Irvin Martin, and was preceded in death by one son, Richard Wright, and two brothers, Isaac and Calvin Drain.
Survivors include three daughters, Dortha Farris and Cathy Patterson of Grandview, Mo., and Anna Campbell of Little Rock; one sister, Nettie Thompson of Olathe, Kan.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 3, at D. W. Newcomer’s Sons Longview Funeral Home with burial in Longview Memorial Gardens.
David Vichitr Kamolsiri, 24, of Houston, Texas, was killed Tuesday, March 23, 2004, in a helicopter crash in the Gulf of Mexico.
He was a native of Ozark, former resident of Fort Smith, graduate of Southside High School and Louisiana State University, member of Harvest Time Tabernacle, and a petroleum engineer with Unocal in Houston, Texas.
Survivors include his parents, Vinai and Lesa Reece Kamolsiri of Fort Smith; one sister, Sarah Kamolsiri of Fort Smith; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Jesse Kamolsiri of Sacramento, Calif., and Mark and Tabbatha Kamolsiri of Fayetteville; and paternal grandmother, Champa Kamolsiri of Bangkok, Thailand.
Funeral was at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 1, at Harvest Time Tabernacle in Fort Smith with graveside services and burial at 4 p.m. at Russell Cemetery at Ozone. Arrangements were under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home of Fort Smith.
Pallbearers were Christopher (Chunks) Arnold, Sean McArdle, Henry Seawell, Mark (Philly) Stalder, Reed Tisdal and Brandon Young.
Memorials may be made to The Chair, Louisiana State University, Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering, CEBA Building, Room 3516, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-6417.
Delores E. Williams
Delores E. Brewer Williams, 68, of Coal Hill died Saturday, April 3, 2004, near Waveland.
A native of Sedgwick, she was a daughter of the late Elmer C. and Clara McQuay Kisling, Pentecostal, and was preceded in death by her husband, Burlin S. Brewer; one brother, J. D. Kisling; and one great-grandson, Nathanael J. Furr.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Knyles and Angela Brewer of Russellville and Kurtis and Jamie Brewer of Atkins; three daughters and sons-in-law, Cassandra and Eddie Hurst of Ozark, Tracy and Bradley Boerner of Ola, and Kristola and Bruce Boyd of Atkins; two brothers, Lee Kisling of Dardanelle and Elmer Kisling of Mt. George; one sister, Etola McCutcheon of Dardanelle; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, at Dardanelle Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Bill Reno officiating. Burial will be in Elizabeth Hall Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Danny Level, Danny Kisling, Roy Standridge Jr., Knyles Brewer, Billy Joe Kisling and Bradley Boerner.
Glenda Sue Ashalintubbi, 60, of Eagletown, Okla., died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, in Pine Junction, Colo.
She was a native of Clarksville but had resided in Eagletown, Okla., since 1991, daughter of the late Lee and Olga Cowell Fetters, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Candace Ashalintubbi; one brother, Kenneth Fetters; and one sister, Pauline James.
Survivors include her husband, Marland Ashalintubbi; two daughters, Minnie Lockard and Pauline Stockton of Clarksville; three granddaughters, Rae Lynn Lockard, Jamie Massey, and Lacy Stockton, all of Clarksville; one great-grandson, Marland (M. J.) Massey; and one sister, Ardath Browning of Pine Junction, Colo.
A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 5, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses with Keith Lyons officiating. The body was cremated.
Herbert Lee Henington
Herbert Lee Henington, 68, of Altus, died Thursday, April 1, 2004, at Mercy Hospital/Turner Memorial in Ozark.
He was a native of Hartshorn, Okla., son of the late Willie and Florence Patterson Henington, and a retired heavy equipment operator in the construction industry.
Survivors include his widow, Ruby Charline Hammons Henington; two sons, Ronnie Henington and Ricky Henington, both of Springdale; two daughters, Rondi Goff of Springdale and Radena Tilson of Pea Ridge; one adopted son, Charlie Henington of Altus; three brothers, James Henington of Springdale, Jim Henington of Centerton and Lawrence Henington of Elm Springs; one sister, Frances Bowen of Cave Springs; and 13 grandchildren.
Graveside services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, at the Colbaugh Cemetery with Keith Rosson officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home of Huntsville.
Jack Daniel, 80, of Clarksville died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
He was a son of the late Earl and Ethel White Daniel, member of the Jamestown Assembly of God Church, former owner of South Park Truck Stop prior to retiring in 1981, and was preceded in death by eight brothers, Howard, James, Kenneth, Bobby, Sherman, Ralph, Billy, and D. W. Daniel.
He was a member and past master of Franklin Lodge No. 9 and Pittsburg Masonic Lodge No. 362, Scottish Rite of Free Masonry, Albert Pike Priory No. 20 Knights of York Cross of Honour, Trinity Conclave Red Cross of Constantine and Appendant Orders, Holy Grail Tabernacle XI Holy Arch Masons and F. D. Goza Council Chapter No. 076 Royal and Select Masons and River Valley Council Chapter No. 049 Royal Arch Masons. He received the Pillar of Soloman award, and was a Knight of the Royal Arch, officer of Arkansas York Rite College, and a 32nd degree Mason.
Survivors include his widow, Vera Rhett Daniel; one daughter, Glenda Daniel Crutchfield and husband, Larry, of Yates Center, Kan.; one son, Jackie Daniel of Clarksville; three sisters-in-law, Eula Bly of Clarksville, Maggie Bly of Hackett and Fama Rhett of San Diego, Calif.; grandchildren, Sheila and Jamie Payne of Clarksville, John Daniel and Brittany Siebenmorgen of Clarksville, Vance and Kelsy Crutchfield of Gridley, Kan., Karen Crutchfield and Danny Wonser of Burlington, Kan.; great-grandchildren, Maegan and Braden Daniel Payne of Clarksville, Whitney and Devin Wonser of Burlington, Kan., and Eli Daniel Crutchfield of Gridley, Kan.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 3, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial with Masonic Rites by Franklin Masonic Lodge No. 9 and Pittsburg Masonic Lodge No. 362 was at Oakland Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Claude Bly, J. W. Bly, Sonny Barron, William Earl Daniel, Noel Daniel and John Payne.
Honorary pallbearer was Homer Qualls.
Jase Keaton Daggs
Jase Keaton Daggs, seven-month-old son of Jason and Monica Daggs of Clarksville, died Tuesday, April 1, 2004, at his home.
Other survivors include grandparents, Jim and Loretta Daggs of Waldron, Arlene and Jeff Gilbert of Waldron, and Frank and Judy Estes of Midwest City, Okla.; great-grandparents, Mildred Wagner, Velma Daggs, Wanda Newberry Gray, and Jackie and Barbara Gilbert, all of Waldron, and Inetta Estes of Newalla, Okla.; and great-great-grandmother, Opal Morris of Duncan, Okla.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, April 5, at the Waldron Nazarene Church with burial in Duncan Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Martin Funeral Home of Waldron.
Active pallbearers were Chad Owens, Matt Estes, Justin Benefield, and John Benefield.
Honorary pallbearers were Shane Owens, Jim Daggs, Frank Estes, Jeff Gilbert, Jackie Gilbert, Scott Benton, and Gaylon Jones.
John Howard Ray
John Howard Ray, 57, of Dover died Monday, April 5, 2004, at his home.
He was retired, member of the Sanctuary Church of God, and son of the late Thomas (Tom) Ray and the late Ruby Ann Thompson.
Survivors include his widow, June Ellen Smith Ray; three sisters, Betty Woodard of Salina, Kan., Nina Hargis of Coffeyville, Kan., and Sue Block of Sand Springs, Okla.; and one brother, Tommy Ray of Locust Grove, Okla.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 9, at the Sanctuary Church of God in Russellville.
Burial will be in McFadden Cemetery at Dover under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers will be Sonny Haney, Ronnie Tapp, Ed Waldo, Leonard Elliot, Kenneth Boze, and Mike Avery.
Honorary pallbearers will be Rick Mahan, Dr. Bradley, William Kilburn, Lynn Kilburn, members of the church, laborers of Local 107, the Up & Over The Hill 4-Wheelers Club, St. Mary’s nurses, and the oncology nurses.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel and from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at Shinn Funeral Home in Russellville.
Margaret L. Eskridge
Margaret Louise Dale Eskridge, 72, of Poteau, Okla., died Thursday, March 11, 2004, in Tulsa, Okla.
She was a native of the Ross Community near Lutherville, 1948 graduate of Lamar High School, retired receptionist, 25-year-plus Wal-Mart sales employee, and a member of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Poteau, Okla.
Survivors include her husband, Bob Eskridge; one daughter, Laura Johnson of Broken Arrow, Okla.; two sons, Robert Eskridge of Carrollton, Texas, and Lynn Eskridge of Dallas, Texas; one brother, Noel Dale of Russellville; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral was at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 13, at Evans & Miller Funeral Home Chapel of Memorial in Poteau, Okla.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Reece Barnsley, 93, of Clarksville died Saturday, April 3, 2004.
A native of Lamar, Mo., he was a graduate of Clarksville High School and the University of the Ozarks, member of the First United Methodist Church in Clarksville, and a combat veteran in World War II in France, Germany and Austria. He was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, the European Theatre Ribbon and the Good Conduct Medal.
He was a former employee of the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith and Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and in 1948, became the co-publisher of the Clarksville Herald Democrat .
He was preceded in death by one son, Agee Barnsley; and one daughter, Susan Barnsley Fisk.
Survivors include his wife of 73 years, Lois Agee Barnsley; two daughters, Lynn Momberger of Pensacola, Fla., and Mary Reece Martindale of Malabar, Fla.; and grandchildren, Mary Lynn Agee Fisk of Denver, Colo., and Kenneth William Martindale of Palm Bay, Fla.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at Highland Cemetery in Ozark. Arrangements are under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to University of the Ozarks Alumni Association, 415 North College Avenue, Clarksville, AR 72830.
William W. McGhee
William Wayne McGhee, 82, of Fayetteville, formerly of Clarksville, died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at Rochier Heights Nursing Center in Fayetteville.
He was born at Casa, the son of W. R. and Melvina Faulkner McGhee, member of Franklin Masonic Lodge No. 9 in Clarksville and the Church of Christ, retired 25-year USDA inspector and was preceded in death by his wife, Nadine McGhee.
He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Gary W. and Judi McGhee of Fayetteville; one daughter and son-in-law, Janis Kay and Jim Bowen of Monticello; two grandchildren and spouses, Jason and Jana McGhee of Russellville and Kristi and Brandon Massey of White Hall; and three great-grandchildren, Karleigh McGhee, Kade Massey and Zane Massey.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, at Moore’s Chapel in Fayetteville with Rev. Brandon Massey officiating. Burial will be in Mount Comfort Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorial & Tribute Processing Center, P. O. Box 1653, Topeka, KS 66601-1653.
Walter G. Masterson
Walter G. (Bud) Masterson, 36, of De Queen died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at De Queen Regional Medical Center from injuries sustained in a motorcycle-truck accident.
He was an active member of the De Queen Assembly of God Church, De Queen postmaster, veteran of the U. S. Air Force, and grandson of the late Daniel J. Elam and the late Walter G. Masterson.
Survivors include his widow, Beverly Holt Masterson; three sons, Nathan Masterson, Andrew Masterson, and Josiah Masterson, all of De Queen; parents, James W. and Danna Elam Masterson of Knoxville; two sisters, Lisa Graves of Dallas, Texas, and Melissa Caldwell of Knoxville; one brother, Darrin Masterson of Clarksville; and grandparents, Wilma (Elam) and James E. Taylor and Esther Williams.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 10, at Trinity Chapel Pentecostal Church of God in Clarksville with Rev. Steven Woods and Rev. Edward Parsons officiating.
Burial will be in Knoxville Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers will be Daniel Elam, Johnny Elam, David Manns, Lee Manns, Jacky Lax, and Julius Mayes.
Honorary pallbearers will be Barry Grissom, Danny Acquilar, Jimmy Higby, and Larry Britt.