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Eva Lee King

Eva Lee King, 91, of Clarksville died Thursday, June 28, 2007, at her home.

A native of London, she was a daughter of the late Sidney and Clara Chappell Gotcher, widow of Basil King, member and past elder and deacon of Harmony Presbyterian Church and past president of the Women’s Association. She graduated from London High School in 1934, as salutatorian of her class, past member of the Harmony Stitch and Chatter Quilting Club, and was preceded in death by her twin brother.

She is survived by several cousins.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, July 2, at the Harmony Presbyterian Church with Rev. Burnett King and Rev. Bobby King officiating.

Burial was in Harmony Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Kenny Elkins, Carl Miller, Paul Gotcher, Pat Gotcher, Gaylord Miller, Burnett King, and Bobby King.

Memorials may be made to the Harmony Presbyterian Church, c/o Reba Laster, 12211 Highway 164, Clarksville, AR 72830 or Harmony Cemetery Association, 803 Sevier Street, Clarksville, AR 72830.

James B. Bernhard

James B. Bernhard, 68, of  Altus  died Friday, June 29, 2007, at the U. S. Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville.

He was a retired maintenance employee and U. S. Navy veteran.

He is survived by one daughter, Amanda Nolan of Altus; one son, John Nolan of Fayetteville; one grandchild, Aleigha Nolan; and companion, Teresa Odom of Altus.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, at the U. S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith. Arrangements were under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home of Ozark.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, P. O. Box 2222, Little Rock, AR 72203.

Leonard E. Adams Sr.

Leonard Earl Adams Sr., 78, of Ozone died Thursday, June 28, 2007, at his home.

He was a son of the late James Henry and Vonnie Grace Harper Adams, veteran of the Korean War with a Presidential Unit Citation received during combat, and was preceded in death by one brother, Denver Adams.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Wilma V. Stewart Adams; two daughters, Brenda Sue Adams Freeman of Ozone and Priscilla Ann Adams Skaggs of Clarksville; one son, Leonard E. Adams Jr. of Vian, Okla.; two sisters, Shirley May Adams Jaramillo of Springdale and Marjorie Grace Adams Hudgens of  Warner Robins, Ga.; and four grandchildren, Kaitlyn Harleigh Freeman, Jacob Malachi Freeman and Kaleb Matthew Freeman, all of Ozone, and Dalton Cole Skaggs of Clarksville.

Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Friday, June 29, at the Sherman Cemetery at Ozone. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers were Harley Freeman, Michael Skaggs, Brenda Freeman, Priscilla Skaggs, Wilma Adams, and Kaitlyn Freeman.

Honorary pallbearers were Jacob Freeman, Kaleb Freeman and Dalton Skaggs.

Memorials may be made to Johnson County Humane Society, P. O. Box 523, Clarksville, AR 72830 or the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Linda L. Seals

Linda L. Seals, 69, of Coal Hill died Thursday, June 28, 2007.

She was a daughter of the late Columbus and Cleo Neal Carlton, 1981 graduate of  Arkansas Tech University with a bachelor of science degree in nursing, Catholic, registered nurse, and was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Ulysses Seals; and two sisters, Alta Mosley and Jane Pickett.

Survivors include two daughters, Sheri Davis of Pottsville and Tonya Seals of Russellville; one son, Bob Seals of Coal Hill; four brothers, Lawrence Carlton of Salus, Lowell Carlton and Frank Carlton, both of Ozone and Bennie Carlton of Clarksville; two sisters, Alma Batchelder of Redding, Calif., and Barbra Thomas of Lenoir City, Tenn.; and two grandchildren, Megan Seals and Olivia Ford, both of Russellville.

Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Monday, July 2, at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Altus with Father Bill Thomas officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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