April 21, 2021

5/26/2004

Christine Ann Drane

Christine Ann Drane, 53, of Altus died Saturday, May 22, 2004, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.

She was a member of the Lord’s Workshop in Ozark.

Survivors include her husband, Tom Drane; four sons and two daughters-in-law, Isaac Drane and Timothy James Drane, both of Altus, Peter and Kimberly Drane of Van Buren, and Abraham and Renea Drane of Short, Okla.; and three grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 27, at Uniontown Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Cynthia B. Privitt

Cynthia B. Privitt, 90, of Clarksville died Thursday, May 20, 2004, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a daughter of the late Hilliard Henry and Sarah Lelitia Pearson McAfee, native of Stephens, 1934 graduate of Lamar High School, attended University of New Mexico, teacher at Minnow Creek School, former employee of Carlsbad (New Mexico) Library and Museum for four years and at Little Rock Library from 1965-76, was a World Bible School teacher for several years, member of the Clarksville Church of Christ, and was preceded in death by two sisters, Hildred McAfee Faucett and Clara Beatrice McAfee.

Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Sparkman of Clarksville and Hilda Carman of Albuquerque, N. M.; two sons, Bob Privitt of Thousand Oaks, Calif., and John E. Privitt of California; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, May 24, at the Clarksville Church of Christ with David Coats, John Ballard, Dale Carman, and Stephen Carman officiating.

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

Active pallbearers were Elvin Brown, Paul Martin, Darrell Plank, Jamey Styles, Fred Taylor and Bob Frost.

Honorary pallbearers were Malvern Gray, Joe Willie Perry, William Rutledge, and Bobby Mitchell.

Conrad U. Stouffer

Conrad U. Stouffer, 79, of Coal Hill died Saturday, May 22, 2004, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.

He was a native of Hartman, son of the late David Wesley and Eleanor Pick Stouffer, Navy veteran of World War II, and member of the Hays Chapel United Methodist Church.

Survivors include one son, Joe K. Stouffer of Butler, Mo.; one sister, Phyllis Barger of Knoxville; three grandchildren, Marce Stouffer of Chino Hills, Calif., Aaron Stouffer of Abilene, Texas, and David Stouffer of Rogers; and one great-grandchild, Gabriel Conrad Stouffer of Abilene, Texas.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 27, at Hays Chapel United Methodist Church with burial in West Mount Zion Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, at Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Glen L. Yeager

Glen L. Yeager, 82, of Tulsa, Okla., died Sunday, May 23, 2004, at Parks Edge Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility in Tulsa, Okla.

He was a native of Johnson County, son of the late Vester and Pairlee Tipton Yeager, preceded in death by his wife, Jerry Hudson Yeager, World War II Air Force veteran, member of Hays Chapel United Methodist Church, American Legion Bunch Walton Post No. 22, Franklin Lodge No. 9, Fort Smith Consistory and the University of the Ozarks Booster Club, Clarksville chief of police in the early 1960s and retired as a data processor with the Arkansas State Police after 28 years.

Survivors include two brothers and sisters-in-law, Dean and Pauline Yeager and Gene and Barbara Yeager, all of Tulsa, Okla.; and three nephews, Kevin Yeager of Longview, Texas, Kendall Yeager of Tulsa, Okla., and Stephen Yeager of Broken Arrow, Okla.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Gene Yeager officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Virgil Phillips, Charles Callahan, Wendell Self, Bill Coats, Bobby Cooper, and Joe Carter.

Memorials may be made to the University of the Ozarks Athletics Department, 415 North College Avenue, Clarksville, AR 72830.

Lawrence Winterbottom

Lawrence Winterbottom, 54, formerly of Clarksville, died Friday, May 14, 2004, in Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, La.

He was a native and resident of Lake Charles, La., graduate of Lake Charles High School, attended McNeese State University in Lake Charles, La., and recipient of the Purple Heart during the Vietnam War where he served in the U. S. Army.

Survivors include his widow, Linda Faye Fontenot Winterbottom; one son, Jason W. Winterbottom of Lake Charles, La.; one daughter, Kelly Ann Winterbottom of Lake Charles, La.; one stepdaughter, Tammy F. Yarbrough of Clarksville; one stepson, Ray A. Barger Jr. of Clarksville; two grandchildren, Brooke Yarbrough and Job R. L. Yarbrough; and three brothers, Erric V. Wilkerson of Lake Charles, La., Walter Winterbottom III of New Orleans, La., and Tim Winterbottom of Sulphur, La.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, May 17, at Johnson Funeral Home in Lake Charles, La., with Dr. David Dewitt officiating. Burial was in Benoit Cemetery in Lake Charles, La.

Miriam Hope Amos

Miriam Hope Amos, 63, of Hagarville died Friday, May 21, 2004, at her home.

A native of Burley, Idaho, she was a graduate of Freemont High School in Freemont, Neb., pianist and organist for several churches during the past 30 years and presently at Twin Oaks Baptist Church in Clarksville where she was a member. She was active in Sunday school, Vacation Bible School, and Good News Club work, and a supporter of the Pregnancy Help Center.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Glen Amos; two daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah and Larry Peterson of Russellville and Gina and Jason Remer of Fairfax, Va.; two sons and one daughter-in-law, John Glen (Jack) Amos of Hagarville and Michael David and Kristen Amos of Hanover, Md.; parents, Dwight R. and Edith Pauline Humbert Droz of Poulsbo, Wash.; one sister, Deanna Thome of Seattle, Wash.; one brother, Dennis Droz of Bothell, Wash.; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, at Twin Oaks Baptist Church with Rev. Ron Owens officiating.

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

Active pallbearers were Dennis Droz, Larry Peterson, Jack Amos, Mike Amos, Scott Remer and David Remer.

Honorary pallbearers were Jordon Melson, Michael F. Parker, Jason Remer, Carl Thome, Bridges Crumrine, Ernest Hernandez, Dale Rowbotham, Steve Hutchins, and men of the Twin Oaks Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Twin Oaks Baptist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 1306, Clarksville, AR 72830.

Virgie Jane Mills

Virgie Jane Mills, 91, of Clarksville died Friday, May 21, 2004, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.

She was a member of the Church of Christ, daughter of the late Sam Brady and Alvira Willison Rosell, widow of Linneus E. Mills, and was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.

Survivors include two daughters, Alline Wheeler of Paragould and Pauline Ballard of Clarksville; one son, Leon Mills of Tulsa, Okla.; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, at the Clarksville Church of Christ with David Coats officiating. Graveside services and burial followed at 4 p.m. at Kansas Cemetery in Kansas, Okla. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Galen Ballard, Brett Ballard, Kyle Green, Gary Ballard, Dennis Hanes, and Mike Brown.

Zachary Lee Boswell

Zachary Lee Boswell, 2, of Altus, brother of Chelsie Boswell of Coal Hill, died Friday, May 14, 2004, at Mercy Hospital/Turner Memorial in Ozark.

He was born Jan. 1, 2002, at Clarksville and was the son of Jeremy Boswell of Berryville and Jennifer Parrish of Ozark.

Other survivors include his custodial grandparents, W. H. and Becky Boswell of Altus; maternal grandparents, Jerry and Cheryl Parrish of Ozark; paternal great-grandparents, Bob and Lavonia Graham of Waterloo, Iowa; and maternal great-grandparents, Henry and Inez Parrish of Ozark.

He was preceded in death by paternal great-grandmother, Peggy Russell of Ozark and paternal great-grandfather, William Boswell Sr. of Waterloo, Iowa.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jamie Kendrick officiating. Burial was in Nichols Chapel Cemetery at Altus.

Pallbearers were Jeremy and Scott Boswell, Joe Nichols and Jason Holman.

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