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Allora Dawn Whitson

Allora Dawn Whitson, infant daughter of Sarah Conner and Stephen Whitson, entered into this life September 29, 2006, at UAMS in Little Rock, Arkansas and departed this life into the arms of our Lord on March 2, 2007.

During her brief stay on this earth she was the light of her mommy and daddy’s life and a joy to all others who knew her. She will be sadly missed by her family, friends and all who knew her. She is preceded in death by her maternal great-grandparents, Clifford and Nadine Melton, her maternal great-grandfather, Max Conner, paternal great-grandparents, Ramona and Elmer Whitson, and paternal great-grandfather, Tony Vann.

She is survived by her parents, Sarah Conner and Stephen Whitson of Dardanelle, Arkansas; maternal grandmother, Jody Melton of Mountain Grove, Missouri; maternal grandfather, Shawn Conner of Marshfield, Maryland; paternal grandparents, Stephen and Darlene Whitson of London, Arkansas and Linda June Vann; great-uncles, Doug and Marjorie Melton of Fort Smith, Arkansas, Jim and Letha Melton of Mountain Grove, Missouri, Dennis and Linda Melton of Ketchican, Alaska, James and Linda Whitson of Kentucky, and DeLayne and David McKnight of Clarksville, Arkansas; aunts and uncles, Micah Melton and Jonah Conner of Mountain Grove, Missouri, Kimberly and Larland Mayfield of Norwood, Missouri, Tabitha and Same Wall of Scurry, Texas, and Ramona and Frank Dickerson of London, Arkansas; great-aunts and uncles, Byron Vann, Sissy Richardson, Annette Vann and Susie Vann, all of Dallas, Texas, and a host of other relatives and friends. Allora will be sadly missed, but is thankfully asleep in the arms of the gentle Shepherd.

Funeral service will be at 4 P.M. Wednesday, March 7, 2007, at the Roller-Cox Funeral Chapel in Clarksville. Burial will be in the Stubbs Cemetery in Mountain Grove, Missouri.

Edith M. Carpenter

Edith Mooney Carpenter, 88, of Ozark died Monday in Ozark.

She was a native of Salus, but had resided in Ozark since 1957, daughter of the late Brady H. and Cordelia Hignite Mooney, widow of Gerald Carpenter, member of the First Presbyterian Church in Ozark, a tailor, and was preceded in death by one son, Leonard Carpenter.

Survivors include one daughter-in-law, Shirley Bice Carpenter of Broken Arrow, Okla.; two grandchildren, Kari Carpenter and Lori Carpenter Lang of Broken Arrow, Okla.; three great-grandsons; and one nephew, Lawrence Mooney of Knoxville.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bob Eyres officiating. Burial was in Highland Cemetery at Ozark.

Honorary pallbearers were William Bice, Lawrence Mooney, Mark Leding, Ray Coker, Don Johnston, and Larry Stewart.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 204 North 4th Street, Ozark, AR 72949.

Scott D. Page

Scott Douglas Page, 18, of Russellville died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007.

A native of Russellville, he was a son of the late Glenn Page, attended Pottsville High School, member of the London First Assembly of God Church, and was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Quinn Page, and maternal grandfather, Roy Brown.

Survivors include his parents, Patty and Tom Willis of Russellville; twin brother, Nathan Page of Russellville; one sister, Heather Dunaway of London; maternal grandparents, Allan and Marcell Hampton of Russellville; paternal grandmother, Lucille Page of Atkins; two stepbrothers, Jason Willis of Oark and Philip Willis of Russellville; and two stepsisters, Miranda Sanders of  VanCouver, Wash., and Ashley Willis of Oark.

Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Rankin Cemetery in Russellville with Rev. Jerry Schlinker officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service.

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