June 15, 2021

11/10/2004

Alpha Mae Rea

Alpha Mae Rea, 76, of Clarksville died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004, at Clarksville Convalescent Home.

She was a native of Bell County, Ky., daughter of the late Dorsey and Mary Jane Martin Partin, widow of Rolland Edgar Rea, and was preceded in death by three sons, Roger Dale Rea, George Allen Rea, and Lawrence Partin, and three brothers, Roy, John and Gib Partin.

She is survived by one daughter, Fay Dunson of Clarksville; three sons, Henry Rea of Huntington, Ind., James Rea of Scranton, and Rolland Rea of Clarksville; stepmother, Haster Bull of Pineville, Ky.; and two sisters, Omega McEachin of Florida and Frances Ferguson of Kentucky.

A private memorial service will be held in Kentucky at a later date.

Local arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Needy Paws, 1100 East Main Street, Clarksville, AR 72830.

Juan Montelongo

Juan Federico Montelongo, 18, of Lamar died Friday, Nov. 5, 2004, in Little Rock.

He was a student and member of the First Baptist Church of Clarksville.

Survivors include his parents, Federico and Araceli Rabago Montelongo of Lamar; two sisters, Pamela and Marisol Montelongo, both of Lamar; and two brothers, Rodolfo and Francisco Montelongo, both of Lamar.

Funeral was at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, at the First Baptist Church in Clarksville with Rev. Robert Brown officiating.

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

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and/or the School for the Blind in Little Rock.

Mildred Hardwicke

Mildred Allene Hardwicke, 82, of Hagarville died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, at her home.

She was a retired sales clerk, member of the First Presbyterian Church, daughter of the late Zearl Columbus and Martha A. Harris Morris, widow of Robert H. Hardwicke, and was preceded in death by one brother, James H. Morris of Clarksville.

Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and John Hull of Hagarville; two grandsons, Andrew R. Hull and Chris Hull and wife, Tonuia, all of Hagarville; three great-grandchildren, Michael, Samantha and Alyssa Hull of Hagarville, one sister and brother-in-law, Pauline and Floyd Dickerson of Conway; and one sister-in-law, Deena Morris of Clarksville.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the First Presbyterian Church in Clarksville.

Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be James Dickerson, Larry Dickerson, Keith Dickerson, Steve Garrison, J. D. Jones and Don Cochran.

Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, at Roller-Cox Chapel.

Mabel B. Murray

Mabel Bailey Murray, 82, sister of Mary Louise Roberts of Coal Hill, died Oct. 6, 2004, in Sacramento, Calif.

She was a native of Clarksville, 47-year resident of Sacramento, Calif., longtime employee of Sacramento County Hospital and UCD Med Center, widow of Dallas L. Bailey and William H. Murray, and was preceded in death by one son, Gerald W. Bailey, and one grandson, James D. Popejoy.

Other survivors include four daughters and two sons-in-law, Anna Popejoy, Sandra and Carl Lee, Peggy and John Branson, and Patricia Graves, all of Sacramento, Calif.; one daughter-in-law, Carol Bailey of Pacific House, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at Sacramento Memorial Lawn followed by a private inurnment.

Mattie H. Wilhelm

Mattie Helen Wilhelm, 85, of Fort Smith died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004, in a Fort Smith hospital.

She was a native of the Pittsburg Community and daughter of the late Charley and Ocie Mae Hankins Brown.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Nancye Wilhelm of Jackson, Ala., and Nelson and Elaine Wilhelm of Fort Smith; six brothers, W. A. Brown of Ozone, Kenneth Brown of Knoxville, Ronald Brown of Bryan, Texas, Paul Brown of Wichita, Kan., and Charles Brown and Edward Brown, both of Lamar; three grandchildren, Jason Wilhelm of Mobile, Ala., John Wilhelm of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Julie Wilhelm of Fort Smith; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at the First Baptist Church in Ozark with Rev. Sam Brown officiating.

Burial was in Highland Cemetery at Ozark under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were nephews, Keith Brown, Stacy Brown, Kevin Brown, Brian Brown, Stephen Brown, Kerry Brown, David Brown, Michael Brown, and Matt Brown.

Polly E. Jennings

Polly Eudola Jennings, 84, of Clarksville died Friday, Nov. 5, 2004, in a Conway nursing home.

She was native of Johnson County, member of the Clarksville Church of Christ, and was preceded in death by one brother, Herbert Crowden and one sister, Haskell Crowden.

Survivors include her husband, Herbert Jennings Sr.; two daughters, Willie Patterson Davis and Beth Hodges, both of Greenbrier; two sons, Herbert L. Jennings Jr. of Scranton and Dr. James Jennings of Bangladesh; two sisters, Ellen McCarley of Lamar and Emogene Crotts of Mulvane, Kan.; three brothers, Gene Crowden of Larussell, Mo., Richard Crowden of Lamar, and Norman (Skeeter) Crowden of Clarksville; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, at the Clarksville Church of Christ.

Burial was at Mt. Airy Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel of Fort Smith.

Active pallbearers were Craig Patterson, Greg Patterson, Dustin Smith, Tyler Loop, Cody Smith, and Kory Loop.

Honorary pallbearers were Herbert Lawrence (Trae) Jennings III, Joey Mamary, Noah Wright, Drake Patterson, Morgan Jennings, Nathaniel Jennings and Andrew Jennings.

Tracy Wood

Tracy C. Wood, 36, son-in-law of Frances Asner of Knoxville, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2004.

He was a native of Muleshoe, Texas, former resident of Sudan, Texas, member of the Church of God at Antioch, Tenn., drummer, and was preceded in death by his grandparents, Virgil and Bessie Wood and William A. Reese.

Other survivors include his wife, Sherry Wood; parents, Donald and Maudie Wood of Russellville; one brother, Keith Wood of Russellville; brothers-in-law, Jonathan Asner and Richard Savina; and maternal grandmother, Ellen Reese of Portales, N. M.

Funeral was at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at the Crawford Funeral Chapel in Antioch, Tenn., with Rev. Jerry Campbell officiating. Graveside services and burial were at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at Oakland Cemetery at Russellville with Rev. Dwayne Smith officiating. Local arrangements were under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.

Wayne Cook

Wayne Cook, 82, of Hagarville died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

A native of Doniphan, Mo., he was a son of the late George W. and Almedia Hall Cook, Army veteran of World War II, member of the Russellville Christian Center, attended the University of Missouri at Colombia and was employed in the private sector of Conatzer Corporation.

Survivors include his wife, Eddie Cook; one daughter and son-in-law, Nan and Leland Loyd of Hagarville; one son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Sharon Cook of Broken Arrow, Okla.; one sister, Trilby Benton of West Plains, Mo.; and five grandchildren, Joshua Loyd of Denver, Colo., and Andrea Cook, Elaine Cook, Mike Cook, and James Cook, all of Broken Arrow, Okla.

Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, at the East Cemetery at Hagarville with Rev. Leland Loyd officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Memorial cards and condolences may be mailed to P. O. Box 7, Hagarville, AR 72839.

Wilma B. Duff

Wilma Bohannon Duff, 89, of Clinton, La., died Oct. 30, 2004.

She was a native of the Spadra Community, daughter of the late Virgil T. and Lola Mae Gunn Bohannon, widow of Marion Duff, member of the Assembly of God Church, former resident of Little Rock, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Marion Lou Beckner and one grandson, Clark McGraw.

Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Billie and Virgil McGraw of Clinton, La., and Pat Summers of Pensacola, Fla.; one son and daughter-in-law, David H. and Betty Tucker Duff of Mabelvale; one sister, Alene Johnson of Clarksville; one brother, Buddy Bohannon of Alma; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, at Huson Funeral Home Chapel in Sherwood with graveside services and burial following at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander.

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