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December 02, 2022


Cynthia W. McGrew

Cynthia Willis McGrew, 54, of Fort Smith died Tuesday, May 10, 2005, at the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Suzanne and Cecil Sutterfield of Clarksville.

She was a native of Little Rock, daughter of the late James P. and Martha Beard Willis, former resident of Pine Bluff, graduate of Pine Bluff High School and University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, former employee of Coca Cola and Beverly Enterprises, both of Fort Smith, attended St. John’s Episcopal Church in Fort Smith, and was actively involved in fund-raising for Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House of Fort Smith and Girl Scouts of Fort Smith.

Other survivors include one brother and sister-in-law Mike and Lyn Willis of Houston, Texas; two nephews; three nieces; three grand-nieces; and companion, Orley Massena of Fort Smith.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Fort Smith. Local arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Peachtree Hospice of Fort Smith, Johnson County Health Unit Hospice in Clarksville, Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House of Fort Smith, or St. John’s Episcopal Church of Fort Smith.

Glenn A. Richardson

Glenn A. Richardson, 31, of the Flat Rock Community died Friday, May 13, 2005, at his home.

He was a native of Sikeston, Mo., son of the late Sedric Vanderfecht, and graduate of Lancaster (Pennsylvania) High School.

He is survived by one daughter, Kassi Richardson of Texas; two sons, Alexander Richardson and Kavin Richardson, both of Clarksville; mother, Judith Barlow of Festa, Mo.; grandmother, Janice Robinholt of Leola, Pa.; two sisters, Tammy Barlow of Festa, Mo., and Tina Richardson of Pueblo, Colo.; and two brothers, Sedric Richardson of the Flat Rock Community and Jay Richardson of Tahlequah, Okla.

The body was cremated. Local arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Josie Lee Dickson

Josie Lee Dickson, 63, of Mulberry, mother of Lona Santiago of Clarksville, died Wednesday, May 11, 2005, at her home.

She was an apartment manager, Baptist, native of Sidon, and daughter of the late Guy and Iva Watkins Dickson.

Survivors include two other daughters, Susan Garrison of California and Laura Sharrah of Van Buren; one son, Gary Garris of Pleasant Plains; two sisters, Bernice Neighbours of Conway and Maxine Dickson of Green Forest; three brothers, Grover Dickson of Viliona, Lester Dickson of Pickens Chapel and Calvin Dickson of Clinton; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The body was cremated. Arrangements were under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Alma.

Larry Heyland

Larry Heyland, 51, of Clarksville died Sunday, May 15, 2005, at Skaggs Hospital in Branson, Mo.

He was a native of Fort Worth, Texas, son of the late William Reuben and Pebble Sales Heyland, graduate of Boswell High School in Fort Worth, Texas, member of Hedgeway Church, car dealer and preceded in death by one brother, Lewis Heyland.

Survivors include his wife, Cindy Heyland; two sons, Larry Heyland Jr. of Clarksville and Brad Heyland of Dallas, Texas; one sister, Margie Minyard of Saginaw, Texas; one brother, Billy Heyland of Baird, Texas; and three grandchildren, Brooklyn Heyland, Larry Heyland and Matthew Heyland, all of Clarksville.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at Hedgeway Church with Rev. Dale Ruble officiating.

Burial will be in Hagarville Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Don Hale, Jerry Morris, Amber Dodge, Kelly Pultz, Jim Fritts and Jeff Resimont.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Orlan D. Baskin

Orlan D. (Dub) Baskin, 94, of Tulsa, Okla., died Wednesday, May 11, 2005.
A native of Johnson County, he was a son of the late Charles and Bessie Baskin, served in the Army Air Force, retired McDonnell Douglas employee after several years of service, owner of a small restaurant where he was employed in service delivery, 20-year member of East Tulsa Christian Church, and was preceded in death by one sister, Lois Evans; and one infant brother.

Survivors include his wife of 72 years Katherine Looper Baskin; and one nephew, Dr. Charles Evans of Stuart, Fla.

Funeral was at 1 p.m. Monday, May 16, at Moore’s Eastlawn Chapel followed by burial at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Terrel L. Ferguson

Terrel Lee Ferguson, 56, of Fayetteville, whose wife is the former Janice Jacobs of Clarksville, died Thursday, May 12, 2005, at his home.

He was a native of Fayetteville, son of the late R. J. Ferguson, veteran of the U. S. Army, retired letter carrier for the U. S. Post Office, member of Local 1004 NALC, and a supporter and coach in Fayetteville Youth Baseball Leagues.

Other survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Libby Ferguson and Joe and Alexandria Ferguson, all of Fayetteville; one granddaughter, Julianna Ferguson; mother, Oleta Terry Ferguson of Elkins; two brothers, Allen Ferguson of Fayetteville and Randy Ferguson of Farmington; three sisters, Linda Parrish of Springdale, Brenda Phillips of Phoenix, Ariz., and Marsha Marley of Elkins; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 16, at Beard’s Funeral Chapel of Fayetteville with Rev. Larry Mitchell and Rev. Jasper Hankins officiating.

A private burial was held in Fayetteville National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association,
P. O. Box 1068, Springdale, AR 72765 or to Holt Middle School, Principal’s Discretionary Fund, 2365 N. Rupple Road, Fayetteville, AR 72704.

Willie Marie Cater

Willie Marie Cater, 86, of Clarksville died Thursday, May 12, 2005, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.

She was a daughter of the late Gus and Fannie Murrell Houston, widow of Elmo Cater, graduate of Clarksville High School and Central Baptist College in Conway, former teacher at Stone Hill, Hartman and Coal Hill schools, member of the First United Methodist Church for 50-plus years, and formerly employed in the office of Dr. W. R. Hunt.

Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Paula and Edward Gaspar of St. Augustine, Fla.; one son and daughter-in-law, Brent and Jane Cater of Clarksville; three grandchildren, Jeff Cater, John Doss and Michelle Doss Asim; and three great-grandchildren, Dwight Cater, and Alexandria and Nicholas Asim.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, May 16, at the Woodland Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Wingo officiating.

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

Pallbearers were J. G. Houston, Kerry Sears, John Doss, Jeff Cater, Herman Houston, and Barney Pierson.

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