July 27, 2021


Ada Faye Rush

Ada Faye Rush of Dover, whose daughter and son-in-law, Lenda and Troy Stone, reside at Lamar, died Thursday, April 22, 2010, at her home.

A native of Newton County, she was a daughter of the late William Asbury and Louisiana Standridge Rush, member of the Rogers-Rye Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2283 Ladies Auxiliary, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Brenda Dee Profitt Jones; and five brothers.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Sherry Profitt of Hector and John and Renee Profitt of Tulsa, Okla.; five other daughters, Sandra Hull and husband, Lloyd, of Dover, Anna Belle Aley and husband, Buddy, of Greenbrier, Myra Rush and Pamela Profitt, both of Dover, and Sheila Miller and husband, Rodney, of Russellville; one stepdaughter, Shirley Fine and husband, Ron, of Ohio; 26 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, April 26, at Shinn Funeral Service Chapel in Russellville with Rev. Jamie Burris and Gary Ledford officiating. Burial was in Pollard Cemetery north of Dover.

Active pallbearers were grandchildren, Jamie Profitt, Bryan Bearden, Gary Ledford, Marc Stone, Zach Hunter, Stephen Hunter, Jessica Poynter and Sherry Hays.

Honorary pallbearers were also grandchildren, Nick Nelson, Todd Seaman, Jason Mikulin, Bill Clary, Terry Stone, Shawn Harris, Mike Hull and Kenny Stanek.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 126 Lakeview Circle, Russellville, AR 72802.

Alice Roylene Marvel

Alice Roylene Marvel, 74, of Princeton, Kan., died Tuesday, April 20, 2010, in Gardner, Kan.

She was a native of Hiawatha, Utah, daughter of the late Henry and Pearl Crombie Babcock, widow of  Billy O. Marvel, member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and was preceded in death by one son-in-law, John Tait Nelson.

She is survived by four daughters, Billie Diane Nelson of Coal Hill, Missy Marvel of Russellville, Debra Marvel Ryland of Princeton, Kan., and Terry Wilder of Great Bend, Kan.; one son, Barry Marvel of Shawnee, Kan.; one sister, Martie Rowley of Paonia, Colo.; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with Bishop Brad Scott officiating.

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

Active pallbearers were Billie Diane Nelson, Debra Marvel Ryland, Edward Ryland, Kenneth Wilder, Shawn Marvel and Adam Shaddon.

Honorary pallbearers were Terry Wilder, Missy Marvel, Kyle Marvel, William Nelson and Jesse Nelson.

Memorials may be made to Hospice.

Arthur Darrel Beavers

Arthur Darrel Beavers, 86, of Clarksville died Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at the VA Hospital in Little Rock.

He was a son of the late Osmore L. and Minnie Bell Lewis Beavers, 30-year employee of Rockford Drop Forge, veteran of Air Force, member of Coal Hill Assembly of God Church and Coal Hill VFW, and was preceded in death by his wife, Faye Patton Beavers; one grandchild; two great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Orville Beavers and Junior Beavers.

He is survived by three daughters, Wilma Pruitt and husband, Charles, of Clarksville, Judy Ware and husband, David, of Rockford, Ill., and Sharon O’Sullivan and husband, Ronnie, of Byron, Ill.; one son, Buddy Beavers and wife, Barbara, of Coal Hill; one sister, Bonnie Parker and husband, J.B., of Yipsalanta, Mich.; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at the Coal Hill Assembly of God Church with Rev. John Kindrix and Rev. Tom Patton officiating.

Burial was in Lone Pine Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers were Chuck Beavers Jr., Kyle Pruitt, Billy Pruitt, Cody Foreman, Dustin Pruitt, and Darrell Coogan.

Honorary pallbearers were Ricky O’Sullivan, Michael Ferguson, Sean Ferguson, Chad Ware, Jeffery Pruitt, Justin Pruitt, Dalton Beavers, Dakota Beavers, Ayden, Randon Miller, Logan Ware, Dilan Culley, K.P. Harvey and Harold Harvey.

Bob Broomfield

Bob Broomfield, 77, of Bellflower, Calif., formerly of Johnson County, died Saturday, April 24, 2010, at his home.

He was a son of the late Albert and Rhoda Broomfield and was preceded in death by his first wife, Delia Gardner Broomfield; and one daughter, Diana Broomfield Chichester.

Survivors include his wife, Florence Broomfield; two sons, John Broomfield and wife, Debbie, of Hartman and Keith Broomfield and wife, Cindy, of Yucca Valley, Calif.; one daughter, Renee Harden and husband, Evan, of Buena Park, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The body was cremated.

Lee Roy Gipson

Lee Roy Gipson, 67, of Clarksville died Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

A native of Hartman, he was a son of the late Floyd and Etta Lou Riley Gipson, and truck driver for 47 years for Taylor Brothers, Delp, N.R. Sullivan and Caywood Trucking at Springdale, and David Beneux, now West, NW.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Helen Tong Gipson; two daughters, Angela Malene Peterson and Helen Yvonne Mayfield, both of Clarksville; one son, Troy Lee Gipson of the Flat Rock Community; one sister, Nita Rae Mitts of West Plains, Mo.; one brother, Jr Gipson of Clarksville; nine grandchildren, Andrew Lee Raburn of Alma, and Stephen Joseph Raburn, Angela Nicole Peterson, Heather Elena Michelle Raburn, Richard Keagan Flinn, Joshua Alan Mayfield, Nathaniel Shane Mayfield, Athena Marie Grigsby, and Troy Lee Gipson Jr., all of Clarksville; and five great-grandchildren, Hallie Marie Gipson, Brooklyn Michelle Smith, Braxton Eli Raburn, Jordis Dawson, and Ashton Andrew Dawson.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, April 23, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom Dicus officiating. Burial was in Kendall Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Rick Mayfield, James Goodman, Wayne Tong, Richard Flinn, Rick Peterson, and Adam Decker.

Honorary pallbearers were James Smith, A.J. Raburn, Keagan Flinn, and Josh Mayfield.

Linda Lee England

Linda Lee Campbell Brown England, 49, of Coal Hill died Monday, April 19, 2010.

She was a native of St. Louis, Mo., daughter of the late Ira and Mary Huddleston Campbell, formerly of Mountain View, Pentecostal, and was preceded in death by two husbands, James Perry Brown and Gary England; three brothers, Charles, Franklin and Billy Ray Polston; and one sister, Lois Kronk.

She is survived by one son, Christopher James Brown of Clarksville; two daughters, Jamalina Michelle Brown of Dyer and Shana Lucinda Brown of Navarre, Fla.; four grandchildren, Lakeyn Freeman, Ethan Brown, Logan Brown, and Kierstin Brown; one sister, Cheryl Turner of Mountain View; and two brothers, Ira Campbell of Cord and Raymond Campbell of Mountain View.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at Dugan Pentecostal Church in Mountain View with Barbara Bullard officiating.

Burial was in Mount Joy Cemetery under the direction of Roller Crouch Funeral Home of Mountain View.

Pallbearers were Joseph Turner, Jim Bob Turner, Jacob Turner, Shawn Campbell, Stephen Ganus, and Phillip Kronk.

Pat Henry Havener

Pat Henry Havener, 81, of Clarksville died Friday, April 23, 2010, at Clarksville Health and Rehab.

He was a native of Lamar, son of the late John and Ora Bell Henderson Havener, an Army veteran of World War II having served as a paratrooper in occupied Japan, self-employed in the grocery store business in Lamar for many years, retired employee of  Kim Products Company in Clarksville, and was preceded in death by two brothers, John Havener and Carroll (Cotton) Havener; and three sisters, Sybil Woodward, Lois Webb, and Polly Tucker.

Survivors include one son, Stephan Michael Molnar of Clarksville; one sister, Jane Eichenberger of Clarksville; and one brother, Paul Havener of Monroe, La.

Crematory arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Wilma A. Helmert

Wilma Antionette Helmert, 69, of Clarksville died Saturday, April 24, 2010, at her home.

She was a daughter of the late Arthur and Lillian Howerton, native of Chicago, Ill., and was preceded in death by one son, Arthur W. Kotch; and one daughter, Elizabeth Kotch Cornett.

Survivors include her husband, John Helmert Sr.; two daughters, Pam Pruett and husband, Gary, of Clarksville and Penny Carter of Ozark; three sons, Bob Bartlett and wife, Tammi, of Coppell, Texas, Matthew Kotch of Clarksville, and Thomas Helmert of Fort Smith; two stepsons, Aldon Helmert and wife, Ashley, of Gulfport, Miss., and John Helmert Jr. and wife, Cathy, of Abbeville, Miss.; one sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Bill Sampey of San Antonio, Texas; one brother and sister-in-law, Shorty and Shirley Helmert of Alix; 26 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Crematory arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Lung Association.

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