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Clarence Beumer

Clarence (Tiny) Beumer, 92, of Westmont, Ill., died July 25, 2006, in Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, Ill.

He was born and reared in Coal Hill, attended Subiaco Academy in the early 1930s with a full athletic scholarship and was a 56-year resident of Westmont, Ill.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Henrietta Beumer; one daughter, Paula; parents, Henry and Elizabeth Rinke Beumer; six brothers, Joe, Al, Leo, Robert, Tom and Ervin; and four sisters, Emma, Mamie, Clara and Gertrude.

Survivors include two daughters, Judith Beumer and Susan (Charles) Church; and longtime companion, Connie Yarious.

His ashes will be interred at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Altus at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Coach Maus Memorial Fund, Subiaco Abbey, 405 N. Subiaco Avenue, Subiaco, AR 72865.

Eunice M. Smith

Eunice Marie Smith, 91, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006, in Fort Worth, Texas.

She was born at Strawberry, daughter of the late Edward Boyce and Laura Jane Wasson Campbell, and a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Edward Leon Smith, in 2000.

Survivors include one daughter, Betty Williams of Ozark; two sons, Johnny Leon Smith and wife, Lana, of Canton, Texas, and Pat Smith and wife, Linda, of Cleburne, Texas; one sister, Iona Campbell of Fort Worth, Texas; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be Thursday, Aug. 24, at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel of Burleson, Texas. Interment will be at Moore Memorial Gardens in Arlington, Texas.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, at the funeral home.

Faye Severn

Faye (Reynolds, Dunlap) Severn, on August 14, 2006, Mama went home to be with her Lord, due to injuries sustained from an automobile accident that occured May 15, 2006.

She was 79 years old, resided in London, and died in a Fort Smith hospital.

She was born Sept. 1, 1926 in Johnson County. Daughter of the late Bert and Annie Douglas Reynolds. She attended the Assembly of God Church. She was preceded in death by two sons, Minnie Lee Dunlap Jr. and David Bruce Dunlap Sr.; and four grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Harvey Severn; four daughters, Linda Shepherd and husband, Mike, of Lamar, Rita DeNike and husband, Jim, and Barbara Torres and husband, Rey, all of Clarksville, and Anna Myers and husband, John, of London; one son, Danny Dunlap of London; one stepson, Tommy George Severn and wife, Carol, of Gentry; three stepdaughters, Winnie Pipkins of Heavener, Okla., Mary Williams of Greenwood, and Anna Jo Hayes of Las Vegas, Nev.; one brother, Billy Bert Reynolds of Coal Hill; one sister, Juanita Estep of Hartman; 28 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ron Owen officiating. Burial was in the Hess Cemetery at Coal Hill.

Pallbearers were R. D. Dunlap, Jody Smith, Jimmy Jack Butler, Andy Butler, Bruce Dunlap, David Lee Dunlap, and Daniel Dunlap.

Visitation was held from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel.

Helen DeMarie

Helen DeMarie, 95, of Clarksville died Aug. 3, 2006, at Clarksville Convalescent Home.

She was a native of Providence, R. I., daughter of the late Joseph and Rose Robinski, widow of Francis DeMarie, member of the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, and was preceded in death by two sons, Michael Sarno and James Sarno.

She is survived by one daughter, Betty Killane of Clarksville; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The body was cremated.

Services will be held at a later date with burial at Holy Redeemer Catholic Cemetery.

Local arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Noble R. Stone

Noble R. Stone, 73, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006, at his home in Dodge City, Kan.

A native of Fort Douglas, he was a son of the late Homer and Leva Terry Stone, a Dodge City, Kan., resident since 1959, owner and operator of Stone Septic Tank Service, former Dodge City police officer, Mason for 51 years and a past member of the Moose Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Velma C. Harden Stone; one son, David Stone of Dodge City, Kan.; two daughters, Betty Spease and husband, Kenneth, and Brenda Rowley and husband, Wayne, all of Dodge City, Kan.; one brother, Loman Stone and wife, Shirley, of Farmington, Mo.; one sister, Artie Detring of Farmington, Mo.; six grandchildren, Tara Stone, Christopher Stone, Jason Spease and wife, Nichole, Bradley Spease, Justin Littrel, and Jennifer McCarley and husband, Jon; and two great-grandchildren, Cassidy Spease and Brianna Spease, both of Dodge City, Kan.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Dodge City Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Mike Burns officiating.

Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City, Kan., under the direction of Burkhart-Ziegler Funeral Chapel.

Ora Mae Gotcher

Ora Mae Gould Gotcher, 93, of Clarksville died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.

A native of the Harmony Community, she was a daughter of the late Jerd and Delia King Gould, and member of Clarksville First Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Paul D. Gotcher and wife, Nita, of Fort Myers, Fla., and Patrick D. Gotcher and wife, Amy, of Fort Worth, Texas; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Harmony Presbyterian Church.

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

Pallbearers were Paul Gotcher, Patrick Gotcher, Jimmy Gould, Kenny Elkins, West Gotcher, and Chris Gotcher.

Flora Mae Bacon

Flora Mae Bacon, 79, of Oklahoma City, Okla., formerly of Johnson County, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, in Oklahoma City, Okla.

She was a daughter of the late Lee and Tollie Palmer Wilson, widow of D. G. Bacon, Baptist, and retired Karsten Golf employee and seamstress.

Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Sandra Lee and Craig Hodge of Oklahoma City, Okla.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny Lee and Helen Starr of Odessa, Texas, David Leon and Cathy Starr of Casa Grande, Ariz., and Joe and Meredith Johnson of Charlotte, N. C.; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park in Russellville.

Pallbearers will be Glenn Gibbs, Peter Marks and Eric Reece.

Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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