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Bryce A. Johnson

Bryce Allen Johnson, 4, of Aurora, Ill., grandson of Tom and Rita Ferris of London, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, in Chicago, Ill.

Other survivors include his parents, Anthony Johnson and Tina Ferris; two brothers, Brendon McDonald and Kyle Ferris; grandparents, Vicki and Tom Nagy of Plano, Ill., and Linda and Scott Johnson of Aurora, Ill.; great-grandparents, Gearldine Wilde of Wheaton, Ill., and William and Mari Johnson of Wisconsin; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at St. John Lutheran Church in Wheaton, Ill.

Burial was in Lincoln Memorial Park.

Edna M. Cotton

Edna Marie Cotton, 69, of Clarksville died Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.

She was a native of Dardanelle, daughter of the late Talmadge and Sophia Ingram Perry, member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church, graduate of Morrilton High School, and was preceded in death by one brother, Clendon Perry; and one stepgreat-grandchild, Jermaine.

Survivors include her husband, Leroy Cotton; five sons, Eddie Cotton, Mike Cotton, Roy Cotton, Jimmy Cotton, and Donald Cotton, all of Clarksville; one stepdaughter, Laura Lee Alston of Fort Smith; two sisters, Betty Sue Monroe and Yvonne Perry, both of Kansas City, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Brandon Cotton, LaTeasha Cotton, Tylee Cotton, LaKeshia Pelts, LakeLyn Cotton, Jordon Cotton, and China Cotton; four stepgrandchildren; and 18 stepgreat-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. William Hickman officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Patrick Baker, Thomas Perry, Jeffrey West, Bill Brockman, Andy May, and William Cotton.

Honorary pallbearers will be Virgil Willis, Chuck Ludgood, and Clifford May.

Keith H. King

Keith Hughie King, 66, of Lamar died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, at St. Edward Advance Care Hospital.

A native of Clarksville, he was a son of the late Hughie and Violet Hinson King, graduate of Clarksville High School and the University of the Ozarks, and was preceded in death by one sister, Rebecca Talley.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Peden King; two sons, Keith Damon King of Mills Springs, Mo., and Jason King of Arnold, Mo.; two stepsons, Tommy Sherwood of Las Vegas, Nev., and Robert Sherwood of Roseville, Calif.; two stepdaughters, Ruth Ann Lawshe of Roseville, Calif., and Janell Williams of Lincoln, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Stillwell Bible Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Goodman officiating.

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

Pallbearers will be Robert King, Hank Sparks, Louie Don Leeds, Gene Leeds, Tommy Sexton, and Fred Soard.

Leah Williams

Leah Williams, 50, of Ozark, mother of Keith Williams of Clarksville, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, at UAMS in Little Rock.

She was a native of McKinney, Texas, daughter of the late Jimmy D. and Marquita Moats Childress, and Methodist.

Survivors include her husband, Eddie Williams; two daughters, Tabatha and Charity Williams, both of Ozark; one other son, Brian Williams of Seattle, Wash.; one sister, Rebecca Hopper of Blue Ridge, Texas; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark with Rev. Kim Gowins officiating. Burial was at Mt. View Cemetery north of Ozark.

Pallbearers were Kevin Davis, David Molton, David Molton Jr., Jade Ivy, David Norris and Derrick Taber.

Olen E. Freeman

Olen E. Freeman, 76, of Clarksville died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, at his home.

A native of Lurton, he was a son of the late Clifford and Sarah Mae Pruitt Freeman, Baptist, Navy veteran of the Korean War, sawmill operator for several years, aircraft mechanic, and was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Murl; one daughter, Kimberly Callahan; and one son, Roland Freeman.

Survivors include two sons, Harley Freeman and wife, Brenda, of the Low Gap Community and George Freeman and wife, Robin, of the Lone Pine Community; one sister, Lenna Hughes and husband, Nolan, of the Lone Pine Community; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Michael Minniear officiating. Burial was in the Lone Pine Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were George Freeman, Harley Freeman, Gary Hughes, Jim Hughes, Everett McAlister and Jeffery Calahan.

Honorary pallbearers were Timmy Freeman, Charlie Stepp, Roger Williams, Fred Freeman, Jody Arrowood, John Wood and Albert Arrowood.

Phil Callahan

Phil Callahan, 61, of London died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at his home.

He was a son of the late O. E. and “Pete” Setzer Callahan, native of Denver, Colo., United States Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, a facility manager at the Dardanelle Marine Terminal with the Corps of Engineers prior to retirement, and was preceded in death by one brother, Steve Callahan; and one sister, Ann Callahan.

He is survived by one son, Pat Callahan of London; one daughter, Tammy Callahan of Atkins; and one brother, Chris Callahan of Yukon, Okla.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville.

Roy Lee Smith

Roy Lee Smith, 76, of Hartman died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at his home.

He was a retired truck driver, Army veteran, member of the First Baptist Church in Hartman, son of the late Otto and Bertha Warren Smith, and was preceded in death by one son, Robert Smith; two brothers, Billy and Ray Smith; and one granchild, Ashley Ralls.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Sparks Smith; three daughters, Rhonda Hogue and husband, Larry, of Hartman, Patricia Meek and husband, Mike, of Clarksville and Lisa Johnson of Hartman; one son, Junior Sparks and wife, Donna, of Russellville; one brother, Jerry Elms of Hartman; ten grandchildren, Stacey and Brett Daniel, Jessica and Garrett Pitts, Casey Bartlett, Kylia and Brock Bridges, Daniel Ralls, Logan Patterman, Dakota Buford, Kelsey Meek and Walter Meek; and three great-grandchildren, Kaylee Bartlett, Cassidy Gipson and Hunter Groboski.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Grady Glass officiating. Burial was in Lamar Cemetery with military honors.

Active pallbearers were Don Dougan, Brian Johnson, Larry Hogue, Jerold Elms, Garrett Pitts, and Vaughnon Freeman.

Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Elms, Junior Sparks, Brock Bridges, Brett Daniel, Vohn Smith, Jimmy Smith, and Mike Meek.

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