Bill Alexander, 51, of Mooresville, N. C., stepfather of Shawn Pierce of Lamar, died Jan. 30, 2007.
A native of Muskegon, Mich., he was a former resident of Fort Smith, a rock mason, and was preceded in death by one nephew, Greg Alexander.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Jolene and Deane Zellmer of Alma; two sons, Terry Neal of Fort Smith and William of Los Angeles, Calif.; one other stepson, Bobby Pierce of Fort Smith; one sister, Linda Alexander of Pocola, Okla.; and three brothers, Greg Alexander of Cecil, Tim Alexander of Fort Smith, and Harold Alexander of Alma.
Dolores L. Robin
Dolores Louise Robin, 85, of Clarksville died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
A native of Chicago, Ill., she was a daughter of the late Peter and Alma Kernel Gruendel, member of St. Edna’s Catholic Church at Arlington Heights, Ill., graduate of DePaul University in Chicago, Ill., widow of LeRoy T. Robin, and was preceded in death by one sister, Lorraine.
Survivors include two daughters, Joanne Powers and husband, Tom, of Arlington Heights, Ill., and Marylynn Kent and husband, Bob, of Clarksville; three sons, Tom Robin and wife, Judy, of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Bill Robin and wife, Mary Pat, and Rick Robin and wife, Laurie, all of Hawthorne Woods, Ill.; one brother, Don Gruendel and wife, Micki, of Tampa, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Rosary was at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Father William Wewers officiating. Funeral mass and burial will be Thursday morning, Feb. 22, in Des Plaines, Ill.
James F. Alderson
James Floyd (Son) Alderson, 82, of Lamar died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007.
A son of the late Roy James and Ollie Francis Clark Alderson, he was a retired truck driver and logger, member of the Masonic Lodge, World War II Navy and Sea Bee veteran, and was preceded in death by his wife, Lerah Lois Holman Alderson; one daughter, Beverly Ann Alderson; two sons, James Eugene Alderson and Ronnie Lee Alderson; and one sister, Evelyn Chronister.
He is survived by one daughter, Cheryl Cummins of Clarksville; two brothers, Raymond (Buck) Alderson of Lamar and Lee Alderson of Clarksville; three sisters, Hettie Johnson and Evey Dean Hollis, both of Clarksville, and Margaret Childers of Van Buren; two grandchildren, Justin Nowotny and wife, Courtney, of Conway and Lori Lombardo and husband, Stan, of Dardanelle; and three grandchildren, Austen Basham, Ian Hardcastle, and Lucas Lombardo, all of Dardanelle.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Richard Snyder officiating. Burial was in Holman Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Larry Holman, Jerry Miller, Ronnie Cowell, George McClain, Kenny Colvin, and Bobby Joe Wilkins.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, AR 72801.
Jose M. Alvarado
Jose Manuel Gutierrez Alvarado, 62, of Clarksville died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elpida Gonzales.
Survivors include two daughters, Bertha Gutierrez and Petra Gutierrez, both of Mexico; three sons, Luis Gutierrez and Manuel Gutierrez, both of Mexico, and Jaime Gutierrez of Tulsa, Okla.; parents, Jose Luis Gutierrez and Mo Dominga Alvarado; siblings, Amelia Gutierrez Alvarado, Maria Ampara Gutierrez Alvarado, Alcanio Gutierrez Alvarado, and Eularia Gutierrez Alvarado; 18 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Burial will be in Mexico.
Local arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Louis Morris, 88, of Clarksville died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, at the Veterans Hospital in North Little Rock.
He was a native of Pettigrew, son of the late George and Zona Hinkle Morris, World War II Army veteran, retired farmer, and was preceded in death by two sisters and six brothers.
Survivors include his wife, Amy Deloris Lewis Morris; two sons, Donald Ray Morris and Billy Howard Morris, both of Springdale; and two brothers, Herman Morris of Eudora, Kan., and Roy Morris of Lawrence, Kan.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel with Rev. Vernon Bass officiating. Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jerry Dorney, Jimmy Dorney, Duane Steele, Wesley Kendrick, and Jody Storms.
Harold L. Allen
Harold L. (Corky) Allen, 80, of Hartman died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
He was a son of the late Richard and Ethel Payne Allen, farmer, Marine veteran, and member of Harmony Masonic Lodge No. 433.
He is survived by two sisters, Naomi Allen Davis of Missouri and Virginia Nell Allen Bridges; numerous nieces and nephews; and companion/caretaker, Amy Hignite.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Boen officiating. Burial will be in Hogan Cemetery in the Harmony Community.
Active pallbearers will be Glen Harden, Don Vaught, Richard Yarbrough, Raymond Needham, Dwain Langdon, and Don Highfill.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dane Arbaugh, L. D. Holland, Robert Lightner, and Frank Poyner.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home
Clark Alan Stovall
Clark Alan Stovall, 43, of Scranton died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007.
He was a son of the late Judy Clark Stovall, and was preceded in death by one sister, Sherry Stovall; paternal grandparents, Ernest and Lucy Lee Stovall; and maternal grandparents, Jack and Ethel Clark.
Survivors include his father, Harold Stovall of Scranton; one son, Matthew Stovall of Dover; three sisters, Crystal Eichelberger of Knoxville, Shelly Emanuel of Scranton, and Myra Bauer of Sherwood; one brother, Brent Stovall of Clarksville; and nine nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris followed by burial at Ware’s Chapel Cemetery at Dublin.
Active pallbearers will be Jason Bauer, Chris Rogers, Charles King, Jim Keathley, Natel Eichelberger, and Jesse Bray.
Honorary pallbearers will be Roger Walker, David Fox, and Brent Stovall.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris.
Donna M. Frost
Donna M. Gates Frost, 65, of Clarksville died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, at Clarksville.
She was a daughter of the late John Otis and Ruth Holmes Weir, member of the First United Methodist Church, loved to collect frogs, and was preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth Fritz Weir.
Survivors include her husband, Wiley Frost; two daughters, Debbie Neal and husband, Andy, of Russellville and Deloros Meinders of Des Moines, Iowa; one son, Brian Gates of Clarksville; three stepchildren, Roger Frost of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Joan Frost Earnhart of Prattsville, Wis., and John Frost of Clarksville; three grandchildren, Ashley White of Russellville, Justin Range of Bella Vista, and Brandon Meinders of Texas; five stepgrandchildren; and two dogs, Maggie and Bear.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Doug Criss officiating.
Burial was in Mount Airy Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers were Glen Hubbard, Josh Hubbard, Leon Thomasson, Robert Frost, Dr. Mike Hillis, and Charles Bruchman.
Honorary pallbearers were members of the Friendship Sunday School Class, Joe Talley and Varnel King.
Visitation was 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, February 18, 2007 at Roller-Cox Funeral Home.