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Hazel B. Molinaro

Hazel Beatrice (Bea) Brown Molinaro, 85, of Knoxville died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at her home.

She was a native of Knoxville, daughter of the late Vern R. and Hester Brown, widow of Sam Molinaro, lifetime member of the Johnson Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, where she volunteered for 25,000-plus hours, member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church and later First United Methodist Church, and was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Davis.

Survivors include one daughter, Midge (Frank) Heurich of  Lake Forest, Ill.; two sons, Michael (Jan) Molinaro of Evanston, Ill., and Larry (Diann) Molinaro of Knoxville; six grandchildren, Rebecca (Raj Date) Rohr of New York, David Rohr of Highland Park, Ill., James Rohr of Miami, Fla., Robert Rohr of Baltimore, Md., Sara Molinaro of New York, and Peter Molinaro of Evanston, Ill.; one brother, Selby Brown of Knoxville; and one sister, Verna Kness of Poland, Ohio.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Hanshaw officiating. Burial was in Knoxville Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Randy Struckmeyer, Kyle Struckmeyer, Kris Struckmeyer, Andy Brown, David Rohr, James Rohr, Robert Rohr, and Peter Molinaro.

Memorials may be made to Johnson Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, P. O. Box 738, Clarksville, AR 72830.

Joe Marler

Joe Marler, 75,  of Simi Valley, Calif., died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009.

He was a native of Clarksville, graduate of Clarksville High School, 1959 graduate of the University of the Ozarks and later earned a master’s degree in management science, served nine years in the National Guard, retired employee of Rockwell International after 29 years of service and 45-year member of Simi Valley Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder and on the building committee, and twice chaired the pastor calling committee.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Joyce Marie Wilson Marler;  three children, Steve and wife, Teresa, Debbie and husband, Paul, and Brian and wife, Angela; and six grandchildren, Zachary, Mackenzie, Olivia, Michael, Luke and Noah.

A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, at Simi Valley Presbyterian Church.

Memorials may be made to University of the Ozarks, 415 North College Avenue, Clarksville, AR 72830, Simi Valley Presbyterian Church, 4832 Cochran Street, Simi Valley, CA 93063, or Alzheimer’s Association.

Roy Hulie Bryan

Roy Hulie Bryan, 88, of Coal Hill, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, at Lamar.

He was a native of Trumann, son of the late Hulie Roy and Martha Ward Bryan, attended the Assembly of God Church, U. S. Navy veteran of World War II, member of Coal Hill VFW, retired sheet metal employee, and was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Snow Bryan, and one brother, Robert Bryan.

He is survived by one daughter, Patsy Bryan; one stepdaughter, Betty Aschoff of Parker, Colo.; one stepson, Ronald Ford of Keenesburg, Colo.; one sister, Virginia Winters of California; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Coal Hill Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home of Ozark.

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