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4/18/2007

Geneva G. Russell


Geneva Grace Russell, 92, of Clarksville died Friday, April 13, 2007, in Fort Smith.

She was a daughter of the late James T. and Tabitha Allie Pendergraft Perkins, widow of Nathan Richard Russell,  member of Trinity Chapel Pentecostal Church of God and former  Sunday school teacher, and was preceded in death by one son, Winfred Russell.

She is survived by two daughters, Jean Haynes of Clarksville and Wanda Ashley and husband, Ronald, of Fort Smith; one sister, Cloine Bishop of Claremore, Okla.; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 20, at Park Grove Cemetery in Broken Arrow, Okla., with Rev. Terry Schlinker officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.


Homer R. Weatherton


Homer R. Weatherton, 86, of Hartman died Friday, April 13, 2007, at his home.

He was a retired steel mill employee, member of the Church of the Nazarene, son of the late Homer and Bertha Pannell Weatherton, and was preceded in death by two brothers, Duard T. Weatherton and Ernest Weatherton.

Survivors include one daughter, Toni Morgan of East Bend, N. C.; one son, Karl Roby Weatherton of Cook, Minn.; two brothers, Norman Weatherton of Hartman and Glen H. Weatherton of Sun City, Ariz.; two sisters, Willeen Trusty of Russellville and Evelyn Cash of Pinole, Calif.; two stepchildren, Scott Fullerton and Francis DeWitt, both of Yadkinville, N. C.; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Roller-Cox Funeral Chapel with Rev. Glenn Newton officiating. Burial will be in Ware Chapel Cemetery in Scranton.

Pallbearers will be Harley Parker, Doug Reynolds, Charles Goodin, Ron Newton, Dane Mayes and Alex Manly.


Vivian Ruth Keith


Vivian Ruth Keith, 84, of Clarksville died Friday, April 13, 2007, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a native of Dale,  daughter of the late Everett and Martha Anna Buchanan Payne,  graduated from Clarksville High School in 1938 at the age of 15, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Clarksville where she taught Sunday school, sang in the choir and played the piano and organ. For 18 years she and her husband owned and operated Keith Auto Supply until their retirement in 1991.

Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Bill Keith; one daughter and son-in-law, Shirley Anne and Rick Richardson of Ozark; one sister and brother-in-law, Anna Marie and Ed Milton Willey of Clarksville; one niece, Sheila Bryant of Clarksville; one nephew, Keith Hammond of Clarksville; and numerous cousins.

Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Monday, April 16, at Oakland Cemetery in Clarksville with a cousin, Rev. Jonathan Payne, officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.


Judy Diane Thomas


Judy Diane Thomas, 53, of Clarksville died Tuesday, April 10, 2007, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

A native of Clarksville, she was a daughter of the late James and Lillian Walker Goodin, graduate of Clarksville High School, retired truck driver,  Assembly of God faith,  and was preceded in death by one daughter, Kina Deann Hatchett.

Survivors include her husband, David Thomas; two daughters, Angelia Jacobs and husband, Bruce, and Amanda Haynes and husband, Jeremy, all of Owasso, Okla.; one stepson, Bryan Thomas of Lamar; three stepdaughters, Angie Dossett, Connie Thomson and Nickie Holland, all of Lamar; one sister, Jo Ellen Pitts of Clarksville; two brothers, Jimmy Goodin and Danny Goodin, both of Clarksville; three grandchildren, Dylan Jacobs, Drew Jacobs, and Kina Haynes; and ten step-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Fernwood Assembly of God Church with Rev. Eddie Birdsong officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.



William R. Belcher


William Ray Belcher, 64, of Lamar died Friday, April 13, 2007, at Paris Health and Rehabilitation Center in Paris.

He was a Baptist, boat manufacturing plant manager, and son of the late Willie Lee and Martha Margaret Snyder Belcher.

He is  survived by one son, William Ray Belcher Jr. of Louisville, Ky.; two brothers, John Belcher of Lamar and Charles George Belcher of South Carolina; one sister, Ruby Boggs of Las Vegas, Nev.; and two grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, April 16, at Roller-Cox Funeral Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial was in Lamar Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Larry Boggs, Kevin McCarley, Keith McCarley, Randy Warren, Robert Clark, and David Manning.

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