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December 02, 2022


Alta Lee Domerese

Alta Lee Domerese, 84, of Danville, whose daughter and son-in-law, Wilma and Lawrence Richards reside in Clarksville, died Saturday, March 26, 2005, at Mitchell’s Nursing Home.

She was a native of the Spring Hill Community in Johnson County, daughter of the late Jasper and Effie Walker Gipson, widow of Roy Domerese, owned and operated businesses for 56 years, and was preceded in death by two sons, Kenneth Domerese and Alvin Roy Domerese; and also an infant son and daughter.

Other survivors include three sons and two daughters-in-law, Wayne and Betty Domerese and Jerry and Linda Domerese, all of Danville, and Steve Domerese; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, at the Kendall Cemetery with Rev. Troy Vaughn officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville.

Addie L. Thronebury

Addie L. Thronebury, 86, died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at her home in Wheatridge, Colo.

A native of Hagarville, she was a daughter of the late Charley R. and Lulu M. Curtis, Baptist, and was preceded in death by stepmothers, Millie W. Curtis and Sallie B. Curtis, and one brother, Rual L. Curtis.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years Silas N. Thronebury; two daughters, Verlene T. Leeburg and husband, Linn, and Debra J. Bloomer; three grandchildren, Glenn R. Bloomer, Donya L. Ashley and husband, Paul, and Heather A. DeCenzo and husband, Peter; four great-grandchildren, Michael D. Bloomer, Lauren M. Bloomer, Anthony R. Bloomer, and Ryan E. Ashley; and three brothers, G. W. Curtis, Robert Curtis and wife, Pat, and Carl R. Curtis and wife, Betty, of Clarksville.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at Olinger Rose Arbor Chapel with Pastor Tom Stevens officiating. Burial was in Olinger Crown Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Glenn Bloomer, Michael Bloomer, Carl Curtis, Paul Ashley, Robert Curtis, and Linn Leeburg.

Honorary pallbearer was Joe Thronebury.

Betty Jo McFadden

Betty Jo McFadden, 68, of Hartman died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at her home.

She was a daughter of the late Mitchell and Nora Mae Bailey Baxter, widow of Buel Dean McFadden, member of the Free Jesus Name Church in Coal Hill, and had been employed by Kim Products for 15-plus years.

Survivors include four daughters and spouses, Deborah and Bobby Grigsby of Hartman, Joann and Alan Mize of Clarksville, and Sharon and Dale Patterson and Darlene and David Newman, all of California; five sons and spouses, Ronnie and Tammy Bohannon of Coal Hill, Jerry and Lois Bohannon and Lonnie Bohannon, all of Hartman, and Dean and Mela McFadden and William McFadden, all of California; one sister, Virginia Henson of Clarksville; three brothers and spouses, Jack and Debbie Baxter of Ozone, Butch and Cheryl Baxter of Lamar and Lewis Baxter of Burley, Idaho; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Dean (Charlene) Baxter; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Friday, March 25, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger and Rev. David Zeiler officiating. Burial was in the Cassville Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Junior Ashlock, Bryan McCormick, Teddy Bohannon, Clay Bryant, Willie Baxter, and Mitchell Baxter.

Beulah Bell Roberts

Beulah Bell Roberts, 91, of Coal Hill died Saturday, March 26, 2005, at Clarksville Convalescent Home.

She was a daughter of the late Brit Hatcher and Ollie Hickey, widow of Milo Roberts, Pentecostal, and was preceded in death by three sons, Bill, Al Ray (Honky), and Donald Gene Roberts.

Survivors include one daughter-in-law, Glenda Roberts of Dallas, Texas; one half-sister, Doris Flaherty of Ozark; three cousins, Novella Odgen and Kathryn Breedlove, both of Coal Hill, and Larry Roberts of Hartman; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial will be in Hartman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Larry Roberts, Kermit Warren, Fred Breedlove, Clinton Roberts, Tom Davenport, and Steve Roberts.

Ellen M. McCarley

Ellen M. McCarley, 91, of Lamar died Sunday, March 27, 2005, at St. Vincent Doctor’s Hospice Center in Little Rock.

She was a native of Lamar, daughter of the late Rush and Annie Killough Crowden, widow of Thomas (Buck) McCarley, member of Lamar Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by four sons, Tommy McCarley, Kenneth McCarley, Troy McCarley, and Jim McCarley; two grandsons; one great-grandson; and one brother, Herbert Russell Crowden.

She is survived by one son, Roy McCarley of Sherwood; one sister, Emogene Crotts of Wichita, Kan.; three brothers, Richard (Buster) Crowden of Lamar, Norman Crowden of Clarksville, and Eugene Crowden of La Russell, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jack Ramsey officiating. Burial was in Lamar Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Richard Crowden, Kevin McCarley, Brian McCarley, John Belcher, Mike Sanders, and Greg King.

Honorary pallbearers were Jeff Hart, Dale Rowbotham, Rick Harmon, and Jackie Lawrence.

James E. Stokes

James Edward Stokes, 83, of Clarksville died Thursday, March 24, 2005, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

He was a native of Bronx, N. Y., retired mechanical engineer, a P-45 pilot in the Army Air Corps during World War II and later an instructor with the Air Force Reserve, and was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years Priscilla Stokes.

Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Armil Curran of Clarksville; one son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James (Angela) Stokes III of Boiling Springs, Pa.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The body was cremated.

Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Vaughn V. Robbins

Vaughn V. Robbins, 83, of Hagarville died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at his home.

He was of the Assembly of God faith, farmer, son of the late Hiram and Jettie Thomason Robbins, and was preceded in death by one brother, Harold O. Robbins.

Survivors include his wife, Imogene Robbins; one daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Jerrel Warren of Lamar; two sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Pat Robbins of Van Buren and Gary and Anna Robbins of Hagarville; one sister, Coy Gau of Denver, Colo.; one brother, Clinton Robbins of Lamar; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 31, at the Lee’s Chapel Assembly of God Church with Rev. Bob Freeman officiating.

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

Pallbearers will be Leroy Slavik, Tommy Rowbotham, Jerrel Warren, Don Ray Freeman, Vaughnon Freeman, and Dale Rowbotham.

Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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