April 17, 2021

4/11/2007

Rose Marie Timmerman


Rose Marie Timmerman, 86, of Fort Smith died Tuesday, April 10, 2007, at Fort Smith.

A native of Coal Hill, she was a daughter of the late Herman J. and Mary Timmerman, a packer at Wortz Biscuit Company for 40-plus years, member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at Fort Smith and the Coal Hill VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and was preceded in death by three brothers, Edward, Lawrence and Herbert; and one sister, Christine.

She is survived by two sisters, Irene Coble of Castro Valley, Calif., and Margaret Bartlett of Coal Hill; and one brother, Herman Art Timmerman of Ozark.

Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 13, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Altus with Father Hilary Filiatreau officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery at Altus.

Pallbearers will be nephews, Richard Bartlett, Glen Bartlett, Paul Timmerman, Darel Timmerman, Greg Timmerman, and Todd Timmerman.


Eugene C. Hanshew


Eugene C. (Gene) Hanshew, 82, of Springdale died Thursday, March 22, 2007, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale.

He was a son of the late Carl and Edna Hanshew, native of Johnson County but moved to Springdale in 1945, where he was employed as a truck driver for Jones Truck Lines for 39 years  prior to retiring. He was a member of the Springdale Missionary Baptist Church and had served as a Sunday school superintendent and deacon. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Virginia Harvey; one brother, Melvin Hanshew; two nephews, Marty Pyles and Billy Hanshew; and one great-grandson, Brandon Williams.

Survivors include his wife, Reba Hanshew; one son, Bob Hanshew and wife, Delores of Lowell; one sister, Eulema Pyles of Coal Hill; five grandchildren, Kim Henry, Shelley Williams, Rusty Hanshew, Sonia McKinney and Rob Hanshew; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Graveside services and burial were at 11 a.m. Monday, March 26, at Bluff Cemetery in Springdale with Rev. Dan Wisely officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Rollins Funeral Home of Rogers.

Pallbearers were Rusty Hanshew, Rob Hanshew, Terry Gregory, James Gregory, Cody Rodgers, and Terry Williams.

Memorials may be made to the Springdale Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund, 2844 McRay Avenue, Springdale, AR 72762; the Brandon Williams Scholarship Memorial Foundation, 613 Kinkade Place, Lowell, AR 72745; or Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Rogers, AR 72762.


Jerry Lee Ward


Jerry Lee Ward, 64, of Clarksville died Saturday, April 7, 2007, at his home.

He was born in Pinkneyville, Ill., graduated from Pinkneyville High School and Murry State College in Kentucky, Army veteran of the Vietnam War,  Purple Heart recipient, retired truck driver, and was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Ward; and one son, Jordan Ward.

He is survived by one daughter, Jennifer Orme and husband, Jason, of Oahu, Hawaii; one son, Jason Ward and wife, Sarah, of Peoria, Ill.; mother, Mabel Ward of Odin, Ill.; two sisters, Janet Broombaugh and husband, Gene, of Carbondale, Ill., and Julia Ward of Dallas, Texas; two grandchildren, Jacob and Jennah Ward of Peoria, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services and burial will be in Illinois. Local arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.


Laura Belle Bock


Laura Belle Bock, 89, of  Clarksville died Wednesday, April 4, 2007, at  Mercy Hospital/Turner Memorial in Ozark.

A native of Charlotte, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late George Donald and Mary Viola Underhill Binkley, widow of Joseph T. Bock, graduate of Clarksville High School, and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Clarksville.

She is survived by one daughter, Karen Jaggers and husband, Keith, of  Ozark; and one grandchild, Shane Jaggers of Ozark.

Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Friday, April 6, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Cemetery with Rev. Troy Ellison officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.


Lucille S. Hunt


Laura Lucille Stewart Hunt, 94, of Arlington, Texas, formerly of Clarksville, died Friday, April 6, 2007.

A native of Johnson County, she was a daughter of the late James Monroe and Dona Stewart, widow of Elbert Conley Hunt, and a former resident of Sulphur Springs but had resided in Arlington, Texas, since 1952.  She was involved in retail sales with her late husband, a service station owner/operator, member of the First United Methodist Church in Arlington, Texas, and the Wesley Progressors Sunday  School Class, and during her children’s education she was active in various parent-teacher associations and room mother several times. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Betty Carolyn Hunt and Joan Ella Hunt Carroll; one unnamed son; and five brothers and sisters.

Survivors include one son, Jerry E. Hunt of Arlington, Texas; one son-in-law, Don Mac Carroll of Arlington, Texas; two granddaughters, Candace Joy Carroll of New York City, N. Y., and Brittany Lauren Carroll of Lewisville, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Wednesday, April 11, at Arlington Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Moore Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 313 N. Center Street, Arlington, Texas, 76011, or the charity of the donor’s choice.

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