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Annie Ruth Watts

Annie Ruth Jarnagin Watts, 90, of Russellville died Saturday, April 8, 2006, in Russellville.

She was a native of Clarksville, daughter of the late John Wesley and Delphia Gibson Jarnagin, widow of William Albert Watts, and was preceded in death by two stepsons, Vernon A. and James Hubert Watts.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Johnny Lee and Ann Watts of Eads, Tenn.; one granddaughter, Jan Michelle Watts; two stepgrandsons, Mark and Wade Watts; one stepgranddaughter, Sonya Foust; one niece, Harva Garcia; and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, at Shinn Funeral Service Chapel in Russellville with Rev. Paul Northcut officiating. Burial was in Rest Haven Memorial Park.

Pallbearers were Alan Foust, Gary Williamson, Earl Helton, Steve Mitchell, Jeff Jones, and Tim Green.

Memorials may be made to Main Street Mission, 1800 East Main Street, Russellville, AR 72801.

Ferrol J. Self

Ferrol J. Self, 84, of Scottsburg, Ore., uncle of Mike Buckner of Clarksville, died Sunday, March 26, 2006, in Reedsport, Ore.

He was a native of Clarksville but had resided in Scottsburg, Ore., since 1956, was a son of the late Charles and Maud Jones Self, served in the Army Air Corps during World War II, retired mechanic for International Paper after approximately 50 years, musician, and was preceded in death by his wife, Ina Janet Rose Self, and five sisters.

Other survivors include two daughters, Sandra Smith and Shirley Self, both of Scottsburg, Ore.; one son, Gary Self of Eugene, Ore.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Gladys Wirth of Brogan, Ore.

Graveside services and burial were at 11 a.m. Friday, March 31, at Scottsburg Cemetery under the direction of Dunes Memorial Chapel.

Geraldine Sims Curtis

Geraldine (Gerri) Sims Curtis, 78, of Clarksville died Friday, April 7, 2006, at her home.

A native of Augusta, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Agnes Fletcher Odom, member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church and Johnson Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, board member of the Johnson County Senior Activity Center, and was preceded in death by three brothers and her children’s father, Frank Edward Sims.

Survivors include her husband, Paul Curtis; two daughters, Elizabeth Warren of Clarksville and Mitzie Allen and husband, Randy, of Coal Hill; one son, Larry Sims of Maumelle; two stepdaughters, Paula Rice of Springdale and Sheila Curtis of Clarksville; seven grandchildren, Kolton Allen, Wesley Fultz, Susan Sims, Gary Don Felkins, Lindsay Fultz, Sonny Sims, and Melissa McNeese; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Vernon Bass officiating.

Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Wesley Fultz, Wendall Lee, James Jaggers, Kolton Allen, Duane Steele, and Jerry Self.

Jun Nagakura

Jun Nagakura, 88, of Clarksville died Thursday, April 6, 2006, at Mercy Hospital/Turner Memorial in Ozark.

He was a native of Honolulu, Hawaii, son of the late Elizo and Kiku Yamada Nagakura, and a machinist.

He is survived by one daughter, Janice Larsen and husband, Thomas, of Ozark; and one granddaughter, Jasmine Candelaria of Chicago, Ill.

The body was cremated.

Local arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Mildred E. McCollum

Mildred Elizabeth McCollum, 96, of Clarksville died Friday, April 7, 2006, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a daughter of the late Claude and Clara Wasson Taylor, widow of Rev. Raymond McCollum, retired home economics teacher, member of First Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by one infant son, David McCollum; three brothers, Claude, Emory and William Taylor; and one sister, Edith Balcom.

Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Griggs and husband, Max, of Clarksville and Dixie Smetana of Newburyport, Maine; two sisters, Jean Kuempel of San Antonio, Texas, and Marion Dillon of San Antonio, Texas; two grandchildren, Traci Stanley and husband, Jeff, and Timothy Collins and wife, Colleen; four great-grandchildren, Talon and Brock Stanley and Madison and Jillian Collins; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Austin Memorial Park in Austin, Texas, with Dr. George Musacchio officiating.

Local arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Regina Faye Bradley

Regina Faye Bradley, 23, of Atkins, Arkansas, died Thursday, April 6, 2006, at UAMS Hospital in Little Rock.

She was born Sept. 15, 1982, at Dardanelle, AR. She attended Pottsville School and South New Hope Assembly of God Church.

Survivors are one daughter, Geanie Marie Barfield of Atkins; two sons, Tommy Joe Barfield and Christopher Barfield, both of Atkins; mother, JoAnn Savage of Atkins; father, Roy Bradley of Dardanelle; one sister, Jessica Bradley of Atkins; one brother, Roy Bradley III of Atkins; and two stepbrothers, Jonathan Bradley and Daniel Bradley, both of Atkins.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2006, at South New Hope Assembly of God Church with Rev. C. R. Young officiating.

Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery at Pottsville under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home of Clarksville.

Pallbearers were Jerry Savage, Boyd Hunter, Scottie Midwell, Jimmy Savage, Curtis Savage, and Sean Bradley.

Visitation was held from 1-2 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Virginia R. Goble

Virginia R. Goble, 87, of Paris, sister of the late Laura Brooke of Clarksville, died Friday, April 7, 2006, at North Logan Mercy Hospital in Paris.

She was a native of Paris, daughter of the late George Douglas and Ocie Carter Hardwicke, widow of Ed (Bob) Goble, graduate of Paris High School, member of the First Christian Church, and a retired business lady.

Survivors include one brother, Harold Hardwicke of Navoto, Calif.; three nephews, Eddie Brooke of Clarksville and Alan Brooke and Bob Brooke, both of Little Rock, along with several other nephews; and several nieces.

Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, at Oakland Cemetery in Poteau, Okla., with Rev. Phil McGeehee officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Lani Grace Zeiler

Lani Grace Zeiler, nine-month-old daughter of Shannon Rutledge of Clarksville, died Monday, April 10, 2006, at her home.

She was born in Little Rock and was preceded in death by her great-grandmother, Juanita Zeiler; and great-grandfather, Mack Yates.

Other survivors are grandparents, James and Glenda Zeiler of Clarksville; great-grandparents, Edith Yates of Clarksville and Byrones (Blue) Zeiler of Clarksville; two brothers, Bryce Parrish and Jordan Rutledge, both of Clarksville; and two uncles, Blue Mack Zeiler and Dustin Zeiler, both of Clarksville.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Woodland Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Milam officiating.

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

Pallbearers will be Blue Mack Zeiler, Dustin Zeiler, Bryce Parrish, and Jordan Rutledge.

LeRoy S. Turner

LeRoy Sparks Turner, 88, died Sunday, April 9, 2006.

She was born in Clarksville to Robert LeRoy and Fannie Mae Gash and later adopted by John and Eliza Sparks, was a member of the Rebekahs and widow of Eugene Washington Turner.

Survivors are one son, Bobbie John Turner Sr. and wife, Jeannette (Jay); two grandsons, Bobbie John Turner Jr. and wife, Jill, and Brian Jeffrey Turner and wife, Angela; four great-grandchildren, Annika, Ian, Conor and Brittany; three nieces, Rebecca Ann Knox and husband, John, Maude Armstrong, and Bonnie Brooks; cousin, Winona Andrews; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Moore Funeral Home Chapel in Owasso, Okla., with burial in Fairview Cemetery.

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