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10/20/2010

Irvin Martin Ceniceros


Irvin Martin Ceniceros, 21, of Knoxville died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, in Afghanistan.

He was a native of Tampa, Fla., and was serving with the United States Marine Corps.

Survivors include his parents, Ignacio Ceniceros and Maria A. Armendaniz of Knoxville; one sister, Karla Vanessa Ceniceros of Knoxville; and two brothers, Ivan Ceniceros and Abraham Ceniceros, both of New Mexico.

Funeral mass will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church with Father William Wewers officiating. Burial will be in Mexico. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Tyler Alan Davenport

Tyler Alan Davenport, 16, of Clarksville died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.

He was a native of Russellville, student at Lamar High School, and was preceded in death by his grandfather, Arthur Davenport; great-grandfathers, Bill Cremer, Omer Williams, and Jack Barmore; and great-grandmother, Meryle Barmore.

Survivors include his parents, Mark and Tina Barmore Davenport of Clarksville; one brother, Hunter Davenport of Clarksville; grandparents, Pat and Tim Greeno, Randy and Edith Barmore, and Debbie Davenport; great-grandparents, Velma Williams and Marie Cremer; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at Cabin Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Gary Blair and Richard Rogers officiating.

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

Active pallbearers were Robert Ham, Mike Bean, Ty Price, Jason Patterson, Kyle Helms, Damon Redmon, Robert Thompson, and Jeff Haas.

Honorary pallbearers were Lamar Senior High School Warriors football players and coaches and Clarksville Senior High School Panthers football players and coaches.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 800 Marshall Street, 1 Children’s Way, Little Rock, AR 72202.

Billy Ray Partain

Billy Ray Partain, 70, of Russellville died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, at his home.

He was born in Scottsville, the son of the late Julus and Betty Wells Partain, retired sawmill employee, and was preceded in death by his wife, Henrietta Partain; and an infant brother, Bobby Joe Partain.

Survivors are two daughters, Karen Farmer and Kimberly Partain of Lamar; two grandchildren, Krystal Farmer and Cody Partain of Lamar; one sister, Anna Sue Hubbard of Pelsor; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at Lemley Funeral Service Chapel in Atkins with Rev. Robert Norman officiating. Burial will be in Atkins City Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Fillian, Gene Fillian, Mike Farmer, Mike Bean, James Hull, and James Keeling.

Euna Mae Hughes

Euna Mae Hughes, 90, of Russellville, sister of Christine Howard of Clarksville, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Russellville.

She was a native of London, daughter of Roy and Annis Bishop Rye, widow of John Thomas Hughes, and a member of First Baptist Church of Lamar.

Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Cary and Barbara Hughes of Westfield, Vt.; one grandson, Timothy Hughes of Nashville, Tenn.; and one other sister, Marilyn Cagle of London.

Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct, 18, at the Lamar Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Schlinker officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, 217 West 2nd Street, Suite 105, Little Rock, AR 72201-2520.

Grace B. Trantham

Grace Bernice Trantham, 91, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at Garrett Manor Retirement Community in Hot Springs.

A native of Clarksville, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Martha Hamilton, former resident of Oklahoma City, Okla., where she was employed at the Biltmore Hotel and later retired from the Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation after 18 years of service, mainly at Woodson Park where she held numerous positions, including park director. She was a member of the National Campers and Hikers Association, Roadrunner RV Club and also a member of Pleasant Valley, Dumas Avenue, and Rancho Village Baptist churches in Oklahoma City, Okla., before moving to Federal Way, Wash., and then to Hot Springs. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Chester Boyce Trantham; one son, Donald Boyce Trantham; infant daughter, Beverly Diane Trantham; one brother, Tom Hamilton; and one sister, Evelyn Humphrey.

Survivors include one daughter-in-law, Cynthia Ferrill Trantham of Hot Springs; one brother, Louie Joe Hamilton and wife, Paula, of Clarksville; five grandsons, Matt and wife, Kristen, of Fayetteville, Andy and wife, Tammy, of Hot Springs, Clay and wife, Holly, of Fort Worth, Texas, Dan and wife, Tonya, of Fort Smith, and Ben and wife, Stephanie, of Norman, Okla.; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Fala Hamilton and Helen Holloway; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, at the Advantage South Chapel with burial following at Sunny Lane Cemetery in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Joshua A. Bourland

Joshua Allen Bourland, 19, of Atkins, grandson of Red (F.E.) Bourland of Lamar, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at UAMS in Little Rock.

He was a native of Russellville, 2010 graduate of Atkins High School, student at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville and a member of the Rod and Reel Club and the BETA Science Club. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Shelby Bourland; great-grandparents, John Ellis, Earl O’Bryant, Russell Jones and Vera Jones; and cousin, James Bourland.

Survivors include his father and stepmother, Russell Bourland and Donna Deeds of Atkins; mother and stepfather, Tammy L. and Dennis Johnson of Dardanelle; four sisters, Alisa Nicole Bourland of Dover, Sydney Michelle Johnson of Dardanelle, and Brittany Rene Bourland and Destinee Jean Deeds, both of Atkins; other grandparents, Robert and Mary O’Bryant of Russellville and Dennis and Donna Johnson of Hector; great-grandmothers, Emma O’Bryant of Danville and Beaula Ellis of Rover; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at Lemley Funeral Service Chapel in Atkins with Rev. Roy Cain officiating. Burial was in Bowden Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Madison McGee, Seth Cochran, Gene Bourland, David Bourland, D.J. Glover, James Bateman and Zachary Kinder.

Honorary pallbearers were Larry Kemp Jr., Chris Smith, and Phillip Kemp.

Mozelle Beckham


Mozelle Beckham, 76, of Russellville, whose sister and brother-in-law, Maydelle and W.C. White, reside in Clarksville, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Russellville.

She was a native of Saint Joseph, La., daughter of the late James Lee and Estelle Houston Cowan, member of Saint John’s Catholic Church, and was preceded in death by an infant sister, Faye Dean Cowan.

Other survivors include her husband of 18 years, Robert Beckham; two sons, Nicholas Balkman of Little Rock and James Warren of Dardanelle; four daughters and sons-in-law, Amy and Seth Cottingham of London, Alicia and Gary Pierson of Cumming, Ga., Angie and Michael Frizzell of Cabot, and Melody and Art Sabatinelli of Lutz, Fla.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Philip and Sabina Neal of Canyon Lake, Texas, and Perry and Debbie Neal of Cave Creek, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, at Shinn Funeral Service Chapel in Russellville with Rev. Daniel Green officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery at Russellville.

Pallbearers were Jacob Pyles, Seth Cottingham, Garth Childress, Chris Hoing, Chris Beckman, and John Beckman.

Memorials may be made to Senior Activity Center of Pope County, 1010 North Rochester Avenue, Russellville, AR 72801.

Qunnen Daniel Tomlinson


Qunnen Daniel (Slim) Tomlinson, 63, of Ozone died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at his home.

He was a native of Harrisonburg, La., Army veteran, logger, and preceded in death by one brother, Harlard Clarence Tomlinson.

Survivors include his wife, Jo Leona Coates Tomlinson of Hartman; companion, Tammy Jo Mooney of Ozone; one daughter, Yona French of Salus; three sons, Albert Tomlinson of Hartman, C.H. Tomlinson of Fort Smith, and Carl Daniel Tomlinson of Salus; parents, Albert Milton and Alean Townson Tomlinson of Louisiana; two sisters, Meanlen Butler of Louisiana and Violet Gale Salus of Ozark; one brother, Clarence Wesley Tomlinson of Louisiana; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Crematory arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Retta Mae Marten

Retta Mae Gunter Marten, 74, of Dover, sister of Mary Carpenter of Clarksville, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, in Dover.

She was a native of Newton County, daughter of the late Jeff and Cora Self Gunter, widow of Bill Marten, Baptist, and was preceded in death by four siblings, Arthur Gunter, Raymond Gunter, Irene Freeman and Bernice Freeman.

She is survived by one other sister, Lela Taylor of Bates City, Mo.; one brother, John D. Gunter of Jasper; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mary I. Smith

Mary I. Smith, 89, of Clarksville died Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, in North Little Rock.

She was a retired teacher, member of First Baptist Church in Clarksville, native of Nebo, Mo., and preceded in death by her parents, Monroe and Blanche Rocques Barnes; husband, Donald E. Smith Sr.; and brother, William F. Barnes.

Survivors include one son, Donald E. Smith Jr. of North Hollywood, Calif.; one sister, Nina Geiss of Atlanta, Ga.; and two brothers, Paul G. Castleman of Clarksville and Michael A. Castleman of Neosho, Mo.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at First Baptist Church in Clarksville with Rev. Bob Freeman officiating.

Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers will be Brad Hobbs, Cary Jackson, Robert Patterson, Richard Rogers, Bob Whitkanack and Michael Whitkanack.

Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Castleman, Michael Castleman, Thomas Montgomery, Keith Castleman, and Ryan Castleman.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 525, Clarksville, AR 72830.

James R. Willis


James Richard Willis, 65, of Clarksville died Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Fayetteville.

He was a farmer, Pentecostal, and son of the late L.G. Willis.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Willis; mother, Evelyn Taylor Willis of Valley Park, Miss.; and two brothers, Jesse Willis Sr. of Valley Park, Miss., and Buddy Willis of Vicksburg, Miss.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Russell Cemetery at Ozone.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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