Hassel Hunt Rowland, 91, died February 16, 2010. She was born August 27, 1918, in Harrison, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Julia Robinson Hunt and George Robert Hunt. Her husband, Roger Denton Rowland, preceded her in death on May 26, 1989.
For many years, she lived in Clarksville, Arkansas, where she and her husband, Roger, operated the Western Auto. She moved to Leeds, Alabama in December of 1998. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2001, living with her daughter Patsy for almost four years before transferring to nursing home care. In Arkansas, she was a resident of St. Andrew’s Place. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Conway, Arkansas.
She was a talented poet and artist and spent many hours writing her family history. Though a quiet and unassuming person, she charmed everyone she met with her sweet smile and loving disposition.
Survivors include her two daughters, Patsy Desaulniers and her husband, Tom, and Elizabeth Anderson and her husband, David, and their daughter, Mary Margaret, who had a special place as the only grandchild.
Special thanks to the staff of St. Andrew’s Place in Conway, who provided loving care to Mrs. Hassel during her long battle with Alzheimer’s
The family requests that memorials be made to the Boone County Heritage Museum, P. O. Box 1094, Harrison, AR 72601, or any other charity of your choice.
A memorial service was held at the First United Methodist Church Chapel, 1100 West Bower, Harrison, Arkansas, at 10:30 AM on February 20, 2010.
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John Ike Rogers died February 17, 2010, at his home near Clarksville, AR. Among his survivors are his wife, Teresa Rogers, their children, Jessica Lynn and Ethan Ike Rogers. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert F. (Bob) Rogers Jr. and a younger brother, Bart F. Rogers. He is also survived by his mother, Laura Lee Rogers Tinkle and her husband, James L. Tinkle of Russellville, and his sister, Laura Margaret Rogers Growdon, her husband Dr. James Growdon and their son, William Robert Growdon of Brentwood, Tenn.
Memorials may be made to the John Ike Rogers Memorial Fund at First Security Bank at Clarksville, or to the family at P. O. Box 1111, Russellville, AR 72811. These donations will be given to Ducks Unlimited.
John was a graduate of Russellville High School and the University of Colorado, a tree farmer, bought land and timber, and a former Napa Store owner.
He loved the outdoors and was happiest when he was in the woods.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, February 26, 2010, at the Family Cemetery near his home under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Kenny Phillips, Van Hill, Glen Lawton, Garrett Hampton, Greg Phillips, Ethan Rogers, Mark Fields, Kenny Ray Phillips, Charles Box, and Stephen Hill.
Very informal dress is requested by the family.
J.C. Campbell, 62, of Clarksville died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at his home.
He was a native of Clarksville, son of the late Frank and Ira Wilkins Campbell, Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and a retired transportation broker.
Survivors include his wife, Anita Bunch Campbell; one daughter, Janet Morgan and husband, Kevin, of Stanfield, Ore.; two stepsons, James Sexton and Timothy Sexton, both of Clarksville; one brother, Maxie Don Campbell of California; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Cremation was under the direction of Beasley Crematory.
A memorial service with Masonic rites will be held at a later date.
Local arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Louise Carpenter, 90, of Knoxville died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at her home.
She was a native of Iron Mountain, Ala., daughter of the late William and Mary Ellen Harris Dale, widow of Judd Carpenter, life member of the Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars, member of the American Legion Auxiliary, active in Girls State activities, volunteer in several organizations, and member and past president of an Extension homemakers club.
She is survived by one son, Judd Carpenter of Knoxville; two brothers, Gilder Dale of Rawlins, Wyo., and Dr. Lou Dale of Rock Springs, Wyo.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Richard Snyder and Ben Williams officiating. Burial was in Knoxville Cemetery.
Pallbearers were David Carpenter, Scott Carpenter, Judd Carpenter, August Roden, Josh Titsworth, Bobby Bacuam, and Larry Carpenter.
Mary Lestine Hanshew, 89, of Clarksville died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at her home.
She was born July 14, 1920, in the Harmony Community, daughter of the late Luster M. and Jessie A. Geisler Coffee, widow of Hoyt D. Hanshew, lifetime member of Harmony Presbyterian Church, retired Clarksville School cafeteria cook, member of Johnson Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Danilee Hanshew; and two brothers, James G. Coffee and Harl Coffee.
She was a loving mother and a true and caring friend to the many who were privileged to know her over the years. She was an avid gardener and expert cook.
Survivors include one daughter, Connie A. Satzler and husband, Bill, of Maumelle; two sons, Glenn M. Hanshew and wife, Diane, of Clarksville and David A. Hanshew and wife, Kathy, of Pratt, Kan.; five grandchildren, Tracy Bailey and husband, Kyle, of Girard, Kan., Trent Hanshew and wife, Sarah, of Ann Arbor, Mich., Joshua Asher and wife, Anne, of Salt Lake City, Utah, Nancy Hackney of Chicago, Ill., and Michael Schramm of Greensboro, N.C.; and two great-grandchildren, Garrett and Brittley Bailey of Girard, Kan.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Harmony Presbyterian Church with Rev. Tracy Julian officiating.
Burial was in Harmony Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers were Kyle Bailey, Trent Hanshew, Joshua Asher, David Coffee, Wesley Coffee, and Kent Lewis.
Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Coffee, Kenneth Coffee, Royce Watson, Roscoe Moore, Steve Brown, Chris Brown, and Troy Brown.
Memorials may be made to Harmony Presbyterian Church, 202 County Road 3271, Clarksville, AR 72830.
Mildred Bernice Goleman, 83, of Knoxville died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at Knoxville.
She was a native of Louisiana, daughter of the late C.D. and B.B. (Monk) Stephens, the youngest of eight children, widow of A.G. Goleman, and attended Knoxville Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, Kenneth W. Goleman of Knoxville; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the Knoxville Cemetery with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Ronald Marshall (Ronnie) Wilbanks, 74, of Austell, Ga., whose brother and sister-in-law, Edward and Penny (Tabor) Wilbanks, reside in Clarksville, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, at Emory Midtown Hospital.
He and his late wife, Shirley Gann Wilbanks, were former owners/operators of South Cobb Florist and he was a son of the late Emily Maude (Partin) and Burt Wilbanks Sr., printing pressman, and Mason serving as a member in the Austell Latham Lodge.
Survivors include one daughter, Vivian and husband, Glenn Whitehead, of Cumming, Ga.; three sons, Jeff and wife, Tracy, Wilbanks of Mableton, Ga., and Terry Allen Wilbanks and Wendell and wife, Karran, Wilbanks, all of Austell, Ga.; two granddaughters, Pam Hackett of Flowery Branch, Ga., and Kate Snyder of Goldsboro, N.C.; one great-grandson, Jadon Hackett; one great-granddaughter, Daphne Snyder; two other brothers, Burt Wilbanks of Carrollton, Ga., and Larry Wilbanks of Cartersville, Ga.; and one sister, Ann Chapman of Smyrna, Ga.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at Roy Davis Funeral Home Chapel in Austell, Ga., with Rev. Steve George officiating. Burial was in Barber Cemetery at Mableton, Ga.
Russell Eugene Walker, 58 of Ozark, whose sister and brother-in-law, Jackie Ann and Bill W. Hill, reside in Clarksville, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at his home.
He was a native of Ozark, son of the late Eugene Walker, graduated from the Ozark School System in 1969 and the University of Arkansas with a bachelor of science degree in agriculture business in 1975, employed by the Arkansas State Plant Board for six years while residing in Stuttgart, and member of First Baptist Church at Branch.
Survivors include his wife of 22-plus years, Vonda Dee Cravens Walker; two daughters, Andrea Rose Walker and Bethany Leigh Walker of the home; two sons, Caleb Eugene Walker and Daniel Raymond Walker of the home; mother, Melba “Rachel” King Walker of Ozark; two other sisters and brothers-in-law, Jeania and Larry Dale Brown of Mansfield and Mary Ethel and Alfred Williams of Ozark; one uncle, Elvin Walker Jr. of Ozark; one aunt, Pauline Stroal of California; mother-in-law, Mahalla “Hallie” Cravens of Hartville, Mo.; one sister-in-law, Rebecca Lillard and husband, Mike, of Hartville, Mo.; one brother-in-law, Joel Cravens and wife, Sheila, of Hartville, Mo.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral was at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark with Rev. Marcus Brown, Rev. John Matthews, and Rev. Tim Hobbs officiating. Burial was in Morgan Hill Cemetery at Ozark.
Active pallbearers were Joel Cravens, Rodney Cravens, Mike Lillard, Bill Hill, Alfred Williams, Matthew Brown, and Larry Brown.
Honorary pallbearers were Mike Ford, Garrett Cravens and Joshua Hill.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, U.S. Highway 22, Branch, AR 72928 or to Arkansas Baptist Children’s Home.
Viola Virginia Carey, 93, of Clarksville died Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, at Clarksville Rehabilitation Center.
She was a native of Rosetta, daughter of the late Henry and May Officer, widow of Pierce Samuel Carey, beautician, attended Ozone Full Gospel Church and was preceded in death by four sisters, Veronia Einert, Laura Carey, Mildred England, and Billie Larson.
Survivors include two sons, Pierce Donald Carey and James Douglas Carey, both of Ozone; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial was in Minnow Creek Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Kent Carey, Jeremy Pelts, Jason Pelts, Josh Stumbaugh, Lee Blackard and Will Blackard.
Honorary pallbearers were Jokoby Sparks and Brandon McGuire.
William Albert Stepp, 93, of Ozone died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home.
He was a son of the late Joseph Equill and Clarsie Margaret Arbaugh Stepp, retired farmer, and Mason.
He is survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins including Dean and Marilyn Case of Ozone.
Graveside services, burial, and Masonic rites were at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Oark Cemetery with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
William Larry Wilbanks, 64, of Cartersville, Ga., whose brother and sister-in-law, Edward and Penny (Tabor) Wilbanks, reside in Clarksville, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010.
He was a native of Atlanta, Ga., and son of the late Emily Maude (Partin) and Burt Wilbanks Sr.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Grace Butler Wilbanks; children, Gerald Jiles of Ranger, Ga., Terry Hart of Cartersville, Ga., and Tracy Hatfield and Rodney Wilbanks, both of Ohio; one sister, Ann Chapman of Smyrna, Ga.; one other brother, Burt Wilbanks of Carrollton, Ga.; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Owen Funeral Home Chapel in Cartersville, Ga., with B.J. Piatt and Scott Stephens officiating. Burial was in Sunset Memory Gardens.