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11/18/2009

Fay Bennett

Fay Bennett, 81, of Clarksville died Monday, Nov. 9, 2009, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.

He was a graduate of Clarksville High School and The College of the Ozarks where he received a degree in pharmacy. He received a BA degree of Divinity at Duke University and master degree at Princeton University. He finished his doctorate from Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary and also THD of Divinity. He started the Baylake Pines Methodist Church at Norfolk, Va., served as a missionary in Mexico ten years and four years in Dominican Republic. A professor at Columbia Bible College in Columbia, S.C., he was formerly principal of Maria Christian School in Los Angeles, Calif. He had traveled to all 50 states in US and 48 countries. He won the distinguished alumni award at the University of the Ozarks and served on the alumni board.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Jean Buckner Bennett.

Funeral service was at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Frank Clemmons and Rev. David Hanshaw officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Robert Farris, Garland Bean, Maxie Smith, David Moore, Dallas Anderson, and Mark Hatchett.

Visitation was from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11.

Memorials may be made to University of the Ozarks, 415 North College, Clarksville, AR 72830 or Arkansas Hospice, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, AR 72802.

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Frances Alessi-Fultz

Frances Adeline Alessi-Fultz, 84, of Lamar died Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a daughter of the late George Ed and Gertrude Lillie Talley Threatt, attended Light House Full Gospel Church in Clarksville, and was preceded in death by two sisters, Inez Isreal and Lois May; and one brother, Robert Threatt.

Survivors include one daughter, Velvet Overbey and husband, James, of Lamar; one son, Timothy Alessi of Little Rock; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. William Hickman and Rev. David Zeiler officiating. Burial was in Lamar Cemetery.

George P. Dailey

George Patrick Dailey, 72, of Clarksville died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, at his home.

He was a native of Cleveland, Ohio, son of the late George and Patricia Ryan Dailey, graduate of St. Edwards High School in Cleveland, Ohio, member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus No. 5725, and Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree at Fort Smith, and organizer of Shop with a Cop.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Wanda Dailey; one daughter, Terri Yarbrough and husband, David, of Clarksville; two sons, Greg Dailey and wife, Julie, of Aurora, Colo., and Rick Dailey and wife, Heather, of Clarksville; two sisters, Patty Blum of Lakewood, Ohio, and Meg Frolich of Madina, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Chris and Megan Dailey, Kallie Cooper, Ashley and Kacy Yarbrough, and Arie and Zane Dailey; and one great-grandchild, Hunter Dailey.

Rosary service was at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church with Father William Wewers officiating. The body was cremated. Local arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Shop with a Cop, 203 Walnut Street, Clarksville, AR 72830 or Arkansas Hospice, 2405 East Parkway, Russellville, AR 72802.

James Coy King

James Coy King, 92, of Russellville died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, at Little Rock.

He was a native of Lamar, son of the late Winfred R. and Ethel Hays King, member of Harvest Time Family Worship Center in Russellville, preceded in death by his wife, Nona Esther Slusser King; two brothers, John King and Paul King; and four sisters, Euna Sparks, Louise Sparks, Hazel Rose, and Ruth Morrow.

Survivors include two brothers, Hays King and Bruce King, both of Green River, Wyo.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Harvest Time Family Worship Center in Russellville with Pastor Ed Wilbourn officiating. The body was cremated. Local arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

William Lee Taylor Sr.


William Lee Taylor Sr., 59, of Lamar died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, at his home.

He was a native of Iowa and preceded in death by his parents and several brothers.

Survivors include two daughters, Christie Letourneau of Fayette, Iowa, and Heather Taylor of Independence, Iowa; two sons, William Taylor Jr.  of Lamar and Jerry Taylor of Waterloo, Iowa; two brothers, Richard and James Taylor, both of Waterloo, Iowa; and eight grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel. The body will be cremated.

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