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Bill Joe Dalton

Bill Joe Dalton, 55, of Clarksville died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at St. Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith.

He was a native of Clarksville, member of First United Pentecostal Church of Clarksville, an employee of Tyson Foods for 15-plus years, and was preceded in death by his father, William (Bill) Dalton; and two brothers, Vernon and Darrell Dalton.

Survivors include his wife, Deborah Hogue Dalton; two daughters, Jackie Ellison and husband, Troy Don, of Altus and Jessie Long and husband, Rodney, of Clarksville; and one son, Matthew Dalton of the home; mother, Ada Dalton of Clarksville; two sisters, Vickie Carter of Coal Hill and Tracy Moore of Perryville; four brothers, Jimmy Dalton of Dover, Marty Dalton and George Dalton, both of Clarksville, and Johnny Dalton of Hagarville; three grandsons, Justin and Dillion Ellison and Zach Long; and one granddaughter, Payten Long.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at the First United Pentecostal Church with Rev. Michael Minniear officiating.

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

Active pallbearers were Marty Dalton, Jimmy Dalton, George Dalton, Johnny Dalton, Larry Hogue, and Justin Ellison.

Honorary pallbearers were Zach Long, Raymond Hogue, Troy Ellison, Rodney Long, Payten Long, Matt Dalton, Dillion Ellison, Johnny Hogue and James Hogue.

Lida T. Landsdown

Lida Taylor Landsdown, 97, of Clarksville died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a native of Jackson, Tenn., daughter of the late Joseph Henry and Mary Minerva Taylor, widow of Gene Malcolm Landsdown, and member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Doris Jeanne Santoli of Independence, Mo., and Jewell Marie Newman of Clarksville; one son, Glenn M. Landsdown of Huntsville, Ala.; 17 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Jackson, Tenn., with Rev. Travis Grimsley officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Orville Marvel

Orville Marvel, 97, of Hartman died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at his home.

He was a native of Hartman, son of the late Albert and Susie Fultz Marvel, 1930 graduate of Hartman High School, retired coal miner and farmer, member of the Hartman United Methodist Church and the United Mine Workers Association, and was preceded in death by his wife, Lorene Conway Marvel; one son, Billy Orville Marvel; and one grandson, Carl Dean Chrisman.

Survivors include three daughters, Eva (Babe) Chrisman and husband, Leo, and Georgiana Patterson and husband, Robert, all of Hartman, and Carol Yates and husband, Lavon (Jeep), of Coal Hill; one sister, Lorene Gardner of Sebastopol, Calif.; one brother, Dick Marvel of Coal Hill; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; and four great-great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at the Hartman United Methodist Church with Rev. Paul Draper and Robert Patterson officiating.

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

Active pallbearers were Bill Chrisman, Kent Yates, Jason Patterson, Barry Marvel, Kris Chrisman, Adam Chrisman, Caleb Chrisman, Josh Freeman, and Chad Chrisman.

Honorary pallbearers were Trenton Lax, Tyler Chrisman, Benjamin Ireland, Mike Weathers, Shawn Marvel, Brandon Marvel, William Nelson and Jesse Nelson.

Rhonda G. Climer

Rhonda Gail Climer, 49, of Trumann, formerly of Johnson County, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, at her home.

A native of Texas, she was a nurse, former student at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, and was preceded in death by two sons, Levi Pitts and Joshua Climer; mother, Betty Lou Reynolds; and two nephews, Nathan Climer and Jasper Kelley.

Survivors include one daughter, Kimberley Hogue of Lamar; father, Paul Edward Kelley of Texas; three sisters, Bernice Kelley of Trumann, B. J. Moore of Michigan, and Stacie Reynolds of Clarksville; eight grandchildren, Katesha Sielor, Morgan Sielor, Michael Gipson, Christian Gipson, Dylan Climer, Levi Climer, Seth Milan, and Josh Climer Johnson; one nephew, Andy Kelley of Trumann; and one niece, Angie Kelley of Trumann.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Sally Ladd officiating.

Zelmadene B. Parker

Zelmadene Basham Parker, 76, of De Valls Bluff died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006.

She was a former resident of the Lone Pine Community, widow of Jim Parker and was preceded in death by one brother, Leftridge Basham.

She is survived by two sons, Sam Parker and wife, Mary, of Greenbrier and Eddie Parker and wife, Shelly, of Columbia, Ill.; one grandson, Justin Parker; four granddaughters, Audry, Lindsey, Ashley and Taylor Parker; and three sisters, Rita O’Neal and Bea Clark, both of Clarksville, and Yvonne England of Fort Worth, Texas.

Funeral was at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the First Baptist Church in De Valls Bluff followed by graveside services and burial at 2 p.m. at the Lone Pine Cemetery with Sam Parker officiating.

Pallbearers were Don O’Neal, Phil England, Mike Jacobs, Gary Jacobs, Carey Clark, and Clark Gray.

Memorials may be made to the Lone Pine Cemetery, c/o Roller-Cox Funeral Home, P. O. Box 348, Clarksville, AR 72830 or c/o Bea Clark, 306 Thompson Street, Clarksville, AR 72830.

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