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September 17, 2021

7/27/2005

Bailey A. Skiles

Bailey Anna Nicole Skiles, infant daughter of Alan and Cheryl Skiles of Clarksville, died Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

Other survivors include one sister, Amber Skiles of the home; grandfather, Jimmy Hensley of Claremore, Okla.; and grandmothers, Ann Skiles of Clarksville and Debbie Hensley of Harrison.

Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Friday, July 22, at the Lone Pine Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Hazel Marie Sams

Hazel Marie Sams, 76, of Clarksville died Monday, July 25, 2005, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a daughter of the late Ernest and Effie Perry Harris, member of the Church of the Nazarene, and was employed as a laborer in the poultry industry of Tyson. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Sams; one sister, Panatha Dennis; and three brothers, Roy, Claude and Homer Harris.

Survivors include her husband, Dale Sams; one daughter and son-in-law, Carol and David Morris of Clarksville; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Lesia Sams of Alma and Gary and Helen Sams of Morrilton; two sisters, Dorothy Knuckles and Geneva Alderson, both of California; two brothers, Verlon Harris of Clarksville and Ernest Harris Jr. of Green Forrest; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mike Morris officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mark Morris, Brent Sams, Gary Sams Jr., Matthew Sams, Will Sams, and Jody Sams.

John W. Ailstock

John Walker Ailstock, 64, of Clarksville died Saturday, July 23, 2005, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

A native of Washington, D. C., he was a son of the late Alfred Edward and Melvina Persinger Ailstock, graduate of Covington (Virginia) High School, received a bachelor of arts degree from Triden Tech in Charleston, S. C., retired from the U. S. Navy after 20 years service, veteran of the Vietnam War, and member of the Men’s Golf Association at Clarksville Country Club.

Survivors include his wife, Anna Ailstock; four sons, Alfred Ailstock of Laughlin, Nev., Tim Ailstock of Naples, S. C., Mike Ailstock of Spartenburg, S. C., and Bruce Ailstock of Coal Hill; one sister, Cheryl Holland of Clarksville; one brother, David Ailstock of Jacksonville, N. C.; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Lance Jones officiating. Burial was in Mount Vernon Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Billy Willis, Morgan Howard, Dean Pitts, Don Pitts, Francis Pitts, and Tom Bell.

Honorary pallbearers were Al Davis, Norman Crowden, Les Wade, Darrell Fox, C. J. Thomas, Morris Pearson, and Randy Mooney.

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