Charles E. (Charlie) Robinson, 61, of Gardner, Kan., died March 8, 2007, at University of Kansas Medical Center.
He was a native of Lutherville, truck driver, served in the Vietnam War where he earned a Purple Heart and received a bronze star, member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, and former resident of Hutchinson, Kan., where he was a deputy sheriff. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and one sister.
Survivors are his wife, Donna Robinson; four children, Tina Allen and Troy Robinson, both of Gardner, Kan., Regina Zimmer of Texas, and Angela Espinosia of New Mexico; four stepchildren and spouses, Ty Schmuhl of Gardner, Kan., Ryan Schmuhl of Spring Hill, Kan., and Mauriah Schmuhl and Justin Schmuhl, both of Olathe, Kan.; one sister, Leona Smith of Hutchinson, Kan.; and 15 grandchildren.
Funeral was at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at Indian Creek Community Church in Olathe, Kan., with burial at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. Arrangements were under the direction of Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home of Olathe, Kan.
Dala Peeples, 91, of Fayetteville, formerly of Johnson County, died Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at Washington Regional Medical Center.
A native of Silax, she was a daughter of the late Forbin and Lena Dale Karstetter, widow of Heartsill Peeples, member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, former employee of Wal-Mart having retired in 1982, after 25 years of service, and was preceded in death by two brothers, Marvin and Don Karstetter; and three sisters, Edra Dobbs, Nelda Lee Williams and Willa Faye Williams.
Survivors include one son, Gerald Ray Peeples and wife, Susan, of North Little Rock; two grandchildren, Jeffrey Peeples and wife, Debby, of Bowling Green, Ky., and Lisa Collier and husband, Mike, of Collierville, Tenn.; and four great-grandchildren, Madisyn Peeples and Zack, Tyler and Oliva Collier.
Funeral was at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Trinity United Methodist Church with Rev. Rob Bailey officiating.
Burial was in Fairview Memorial Gardens under the direction of Moore’s Chapel.
Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 1021 W. Sycamore, Fayetteville, AR 72703 or Meals on Wheels, c/o Council on Aging, 1 N. School, Fayetteville, AR 72701.
Earman R. Sain, 78, of Harrison, father of Valerie Y. Wheeler of Ozone, died Sunday, March 25, 2007, at his home.
He was a native of Newton County, son of the late Joseph Houston and Millie Augusta Reddell Sain, member of Elmwood Baptist Church, former resident of Cowell, served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War and finished his tour of service while living in Colorado Springs, Colo., former resident of E. St. Louis, Ill., where he was employed by Wabash Railroad for 17 years prior to returning to Arkansas where he began a career as a carpenter. He was preceded in death by three brothers.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Lorene Sain; one son, Keith Edward Sain of Harrison; two other daughters, Debbie S. Mapes and Lisa M. Scheuter, both of Harrison; one brother, Frank Sain of Cabool, Mo.; one sister , Niva Faught of Deer; six grandchildren, Elizabeth D. Alcantara, David Wheeler, Rebecca L. Force, Cheryl Scheuter, Nikki L. Scheuter and Eric T. Sain; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, at Coffman Funeral Home in Jasper with Glendon Garrison officiating assisted by Jim Bryant. Burial will be at Cowell Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Sain, Dennis Sain, Ronnie Faught, Rick Adams, Jeff Adams and Brian Force.
Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews.
Elizabeth Fink, 77, of Clarksville died Tuesday, March 13, 2007, at Clarksville Convalescent Home.
She was a native of Hrastovac, Yugoslavia, daughter of the late Johann and Anna Lickel, former resident of Wisconsin, and a member of the First Assembly of God Church at Dover,
Among the survivors are her husband, John Fink; one sister, Kristine Bierer of Austria; one niece, Erika Ritter of Milwaukee, Wis., three nephews, Konrad Lickel of Dover, Peter Lickel of Colgate, Wis., and William Lickel of West Bend, Wis.
Funeral was Friday, March 16, at Humphrey Funeral Service Chapel in Russellville with Rev. Jerry Patton officiating. Burial was in McFadden Cemetery at Dover.
Gladys Crowley Ransom, 93, of Port Angeles, Wash., died Sunday, March 18, 2007, in Port Angeles, Wash.
A native of Clarksville, she was a daughter of the late William M. and Florence Bertha Peters Crowley, widow of Frank A. (Sport) Ransom, graduate of Clarksville High School, member of the First United Methodist Church in Clarksville, long-time employee of the Fair Store in Clarksville, and was preceded in death by four sisters, Hattie Crowley Dobbs, Irma Florence Crowley, Anna Crowley Newton and Jewel Crowley Fisher; and six brothers, Rowen, Chester, Herbert, Valter, Franklin and William Crowley.
Survivors are one son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. (Christene Standen) Ransom Jr. of Port Angeles, Wash.; one granddaughter, Kimberly Ransom Greene and husband, Allen L., of Spring, Texas; and two great-grandchildren, Caroline E. Greene and Blake A. Greene, both of Spring, Texas.
The body was cremated.
A graveside service and burial of the cremains will be held at a later date at Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 535, Clarksville, AR 72830.
Hailey Marie Allen Cherb, infant daughter of Anna Allen and Jim Cherb, died Saturday, March 24, 2007, at Clarksville.
She was preceded in death by grandparents, Carroll Clayborn, Sandra Clayborn, and Fredrick (Buddy) Cherb; and great-grandparents, Hoarace Clayborn, Anna Clayborn, Harvey Bashers, Bernice Bashers, Angie Beeman and Joseph Tate.
Other survivors are two sisters, Makayla Allen and Alexus Allen; grandparent, Velma Bryant of Clarksville; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial will be in Hartman Cemetery.
Memorial mass for Herman Louis Wewer, 56, of Tacoma, Wash., who died Aug. 4, 2006, in Tacoma, Wash., will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, at Subiaco Abby Coury House Retreat Center Chapel with Father Raphael De Salvo and Father Leonard Wangler, O. S. B., officiating. Burial will be in St. Ignatius Cemetery in Scranton.
He was a Catholic and son of the late Mattie Williams Wewer.
Survivors include one daughter, Miranda Wewer of California; father, Martin Wewer of Paris; one brother, Bernard Wewer of Arkansas; and one sister, Betty Mayne of California.
Ila T. Henry, 61, of Mulberry died Saturday, March 17, 2007, in Van Buren.
She was a native of Ozark, daughter of the late Charlie and Flossie Belt Nichols, widow of Bob Henry, and was preceded in death by one brother, Gordon Nichols.
She is survived by one daughter, Tamara Ritchie of Mulberry; five sisters, Katherine Dorney of Hartman, Bobbie Askins and Mabel Skidgel, both of Coal Hill, Wanda Infante of Vacaville, Calif., and Irene Newton of Alma; and two grandchildren, Sydney and Summer Henry, both of Mulberry.
Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at the Belt Cemetery at Ozark with Rev. Grady Glass officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home of Ozark.
Pallbearers were Charles Vick, Joseph, Galvin and Jarrod Infante, John and Darryl Newton and Daniel Stewart.
Jennifer Lynn Savage, 33, of Scranton, died Tuesday, March 20, 2007, in Clarksville.
She was a native of Biloxi, Miss., former resident of Vian, Okla., 1991 graduate of Vian High School, recipient of a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Okla., Baptist, and employed as a paralegal at Weaver Law Office in Clarksville.
Survivors include her husband, Phillip Savage; one daughter, Makenzie Savage of the home; one stepson, Rune Savage of Conway; mother and stepfather, Joan and Harold Ray Jones of Vian, Okla.; father and stepmother, Larry and Polly McCoy of Beggs, Okla.; one brother, Phillip McCoy of Beggs, Okla.; one sister, Kimberly McCoy of Beggs, Okla.; maternal grandparents, Douglas (Boots) and Rena Young of Vian, Okla., and Wanda Young of Vian, Okla.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Blackgum Baptist Church in Vian, Okla., with Rev. Dale Ritter, Donald Robertson and Lynn Brown officiating. The body was cremated. Arrangements were under the direction of Agent Funeral Home of Sallisaw, Okla.
Melvina Willis Martin, 72, of Stilwell, Okla., died Monday, March 26, 2007, in Fort Smith.
She was a daughter of the late Felix and Nancy Brison Willis, widow of Cecil Martin, member of the Assembly of God Church, and was preceded in death by two brothers, Buster Willis and Denver Willis; and one sister, Annis Melson.
She is survived by one daughter, Doris Foster of Stilwell, Okla.; three sons, Rev. Doyle Martin of Bokoshe, Okla., Rev. Darrell Martin of Uniontown, and Rev. Doug Martin of Muldrow, Okla.; two sisters, Ollie Collins of Fort Smith and Sylvia Norman of Chandler, Okla.; three brothers, Ed Willis of Knoxville, Dennis Willis of Oark, and Levi Willis of Clarksville; and nine grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, at the First Assembly of God Church in Clarksville with Rev. Doyle Martin, Rev. Darrell Martin, Rev. Doug Martin, and Rev. Carl Sory officiating.
Burial will be in the Batson Cemetery at Oark under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers will be George Willis, Larry Willis, Dwain Melson, David Willis, Wayne Rothmeyer, Paul Mason, Mark Morse and Rusty Martin.
Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Morse, Ronald Martin, Terry Mason, Greg Willis, Robbie Willis and Johnny Willis.
Sue Ann Farmer Dolmage, 60, of Lamar died Monday, March 26, 2007, at Lamar.
She was a daughter of the late Otto Farmer and was preceded in death by two sons, Bobby Joe Hampton and Randy Lee Hampton; and one brother, Leslie Farmer.
Survivors include her mother, Treva (Anna Bell) Hampton Bailey of Oark; one son, Ronnie Leroy Hampton; one brother, David Hampton of Ozone; four sisters, Marilyn Bickner of Hasty, Villa Friesen of Deer, and Christie Fouts and Kathryn Williams, both of Dover; three grandchildren; and numerous stepbrothers and stepsisters.
Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at Western Grove Cemetery in Western Grove with Rev. Rickey Stone officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Honorary pallbearers will be Robbie Farmer, George Friesen, Jeff Fouts, Mike Farmer, Vick Farmer, and Brandon Lee Hampton.
Neil Martin, 77, of Ozark, father of Linda Remick of Clarksville, died Tuesday, March 13, 2007, in Booneville.
He was a native of Loveland, Colo., son of the late Robert Bib and Dorothy Brunson Martin, and a retired self-employed mechanic.
Other survivors include three sons, Tony and Kenneth Martin of Ozark and Gary Martin of Springfield, Mo.; three sisters, Darlene Dockery of Marionville, Mo., Helen Davis of Aurora, Mo., and Pat Guy of Lavaca; one brother, Richard Martin of Boyd, Texas; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Paris with Rev. Rick Corley officiating. Burial was at Osa Cemetery near Marionville, Mo.
Ronald R. Roberts, 47, of Clarksville died Monday, March 12, 2007, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
He was a machinist, son of the late Heartsille Roberts and was preceded in death by one brother, Bobby J. Roberts.
He is survived by one son, Christopher R. Roberts of Rogers; and mother, Roberta Peters Roberts.
Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Friday, March 16, at Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.