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Ann W. Olmsted

Ann Willis Olmsted, 99, of Blue Springs, Mo., a former resident of Johnson County, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011.

She was a native of Texico, N.M., daughter of the late Samuel B. and Ora Lou Ogden Willis, widow of George Olmsted, and was preceded in death by one great-granddaughter, Erin McCarter; one great-grandson, Ian McCarter; four brothers; and one sister.

Survivors include one daughter and spouse, Carol and Bob Mead of Branson West, Mo.; one stepson, Ed S. Milton of Ozark; four grandchildren and spouses, Mike and Lisa McCarter, Mark and Kim McCarter, Kerry and Scott Hepler, and John McCarter; and eight great-grandchildren, Landon McCarter, Matt McCarter, Ashley McCarter, Halie McCarter, Brianna McCarter, Mason McCarter, Hayden Hepler and Jackson Hepler.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Royer-Hays Funeral Home in Blue Springs, Mo., followed by private family burial at Blue Springs Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Anne H. Greer

Anne H. Greer, 96, of Altus died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at Ozark Nursing Home.

She was a native of Youngstown, Ohio, daughter of the late George and Helen Timar, and a member of the Catholic church.

She is survived by one daughter, Diane Leslie of Altus; two sons, Nelson Greer and Kinney Greer and wife, Theresa, all of Michigan; one sister, Emma Connaughton of Michigan; two brothers, William Timar and Paul Timar, both of Michigan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Crematory arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Arlis Ray Patton

Arlis Ray Patton, 82, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at the Veterans Hospital in Oklahoma City, Okla.

He was a native of Clarksville, Navy veteran, and truck driver.

Survivors include three sons, Tyrell Patton of Alma, and Kelly Brown and Phillip Patton, both of Hobart, Okla.; two daughters, Latrell Olner of Colbert, Okla., and Margaret Patton of Hobart, Okla.; three brothers, Reece Patton of Rockford, Ill., and Tom Patton and Frank Patton, both of Clarksville; one sister, Willene Patton of Leesville, La.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Saturday, Jan. 22, at Hedgeway Church.

Carl L. Melton Sr.

Carl L. (Chief) Melton Sr., 83, of Lamar died Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at his home.

Born July 29, 1927, in Odessa, Texas, he was a son of the late Ted and Travis Bullard Melton, oil field driller, attended Strawberry Assembly of God Church, avid CB’er with many CB’er friends, World War II Navy veteran, and lifetime member of the National Rifle Association. He and Mary Marie Fenwick were married March 26, 1951, in Hays, Kan., by Judge Robert F. Glassma attended by James E. Sport and Margaret Lewis.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Marie Melton; three daughters, Taffy Haulmark, Cheryl Caldwell and husband, Duane, and Cindy Sims, all of Clarksville; three sons, Ted Melton and wife, Judy, Carl Lee Melton Jr. and wife, Cindy, and Brian Melton and wife, Tangela, all of Lamar; three sisters, Kathleen Carey and husband, Doug, of Ozone, Louise Crowson of Lamar, and Faye Harris and husband, Verlon, of Clarksville; one brother, Ted Melton and wife, Flora, of Knoxville; 19 grandchildren; and 42 great-grandchildren.

Private burial will be held by the family at a later date.

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

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David Allen Robinson

David Allen Robinson, 31, of Ozone died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, at Little Rock.

He was a native of Harrison and member of Ozone Baptist Church.

Survivors include his parents, Carl Dean Robinson of Ozone and JoAnn Evans Robinson of Harrison; two sisters, Carla Ann Smith and husband, Asa, of Harrison and Christy M. Stackhouse and husband, Todd, of South Haven, Miss.; five nephews; and two nieces.

Funeral was at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, at the Ozone Baptist Church with Rev. Richard Snyder officiating.

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

Pallbearers were Arlis Robinson, Frank Carlton, Todd Stackhouse, Asa Smith, Carl Robinson, and Kurt Kueter.

Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, P. O. Box 302, Clarksville, AR 72830.

Erby Rowell Jr.

Erby Earl Rowell Jr., 67, of London died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011.

He was born in Morrilton, son of Erby Earl Rowell Sr. and Eula Mae Hogue Rowell, nursing home administrator, and a member of London First Baptist Church and Cleveland Masonic Lodge 473.

Survivors include his wife, Christine Forga Rowell; three children, Everett Earl Rowell of Clarksville, Marla Stratton of Solgohachia and Noah Rowell of London; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Legacy Lodge with the Rev. Ben Rowell officiating.
Private burial will be at a later date at Elmwood Cemetery in Morrilton under the direction of Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.

John Edward Edgmon

John Edward (J.E.) Edgmon, 81, of the Low Gap Community died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at his home.

The son of Jesse and Martha Ann (Watson) Edgmon, he was a native of Mossville, timber employee, farmer, member of Mossville United Baptist Church, and had lived most of his life in Newton County, except for the brief times he lived in Wichita, Kan., and Fayetteville. He was preceded in death by son, Kevin Edgmon; an infant daughter, Judy Kay Edgmon; an infant granddaughter, Jessica Hampton; five sisters, Velma Sparks, Eileen Woods, Glenna Reynolds, Bertha Reynolds, and Cleo Lager; and two brothers, Eddie Joe Edgmon and Wade Edgmon.

Survivors are his wife, Goldie May Dyer Edgmon; three sons, David Edgmon and Marty Edgmon, both of Mossville, and Kendall Edgmon of Low Gap; four daughters, Virdia Hampton, Gaylene Holt and Michele Fierro, all of Low Gap, and Vicky Nelson of Springdale; two brothers, Ward Edgmon of Low Gap, and Lawton Edgmon of Mossville; three sisters, Louise Grubb of Springdale, Bonnie Regier of Rogers, and Ruby Hollon of Tulsa, Okla.; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25,  at the Mossville United Baptist Church with Bobby Young and Robert Edgmon officiating.

Burial was in the Mossville Cemetery under the direction of Coffman Funeral Home of Jasper.

Active pallbearers were Steve Regier, Danny Woods, Spankie Woods, Kennie Woods, Landon Woods, Billy Woods, Kevin Robertson, and Johnny Hampton.

Honorary pallbearers were grandchildren, nephews and nieces.

Johnny Bailey Warren

Johnny Bailey Warren, 73, of Gentry died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, in Springdale.

He was a native of Spurger, Texas, son of the late James Monroe and Jewel Ray Perkins Warren, graduate of Voth-Rosedale High School in Beaumont, Texas, former Johnson County resident, Baptist, member of Pipe Liners Local Union 798, fisherman and hunter, and was preceded in death by one sister, Joyce Kiger.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Warren; one daughter, Susan Roberts of Gentry; two sons, Johnny Ray Warren of Monroe, La., and Douglas Warren of Weatherford, Texas; two stepdaughters, Michelle Finnell of Gentry and Christina Mews of Siloam Springs; three sisters, Helen Warren of Hartman, Cathy Campbell of Southwest City, Mo., and Linda Johnson of Knoxville; six brothers, J.R. Warren of Marana, Ariz., Lee Roy Warren of Clarksville, Billy Warren of Hartman, Tommy Warren of Coal Hill, Pat Warren of Knoxville, and Doyle Warren of Fort Smith; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, at Union Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Horne officiating.

Crematory arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, AR 72762.

Judith Ann Hester

Judith Ann Hester, 64, of Ozone died Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at Clarksville.

She was a native of California, Tyson Foods employee, and preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Ronald Harvey.

Survivors include three brothers, Bill Harvey and Richard Harvey, both of Landers, Calif., and Burt Harvey of Norwalk, Calif.; two nephews, Sean Harvey and David Harvey, both of Clarksville; and four great-nephews.

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

Judy Marie Maxwell

Judy Marie Maxwell, 42, of Lamar died Monday, Jan. 17, 2011.

She was a native of Little Rock and was preceded in death by a stepmother, Charlesetta Huffman.

Survivors include her husband, James S. Maxwell; one daughter, Amber N. Norman (Jeames) of Lamar; one son, Nathan A. Maxwell of Clarksville; one brother, Allen Miller of Ozark, Ala.; two sisters, Judi Cooley of Denver, Colo., and Cathy Barnes of Morrilton; parents, R.G. and Gwen Baker of Lamar, Bill Quisenberry of Conway, and Agnus Quisenberry of Conway; and two nephews.

A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan, 22, at Bishop-Griffin Funeral Home Chapel in Greenbrier with Rev. James Duvall officiating.

Mary Jane Wade

Mary Jane Sinclair Wade, 73, of Ozark, mother of Suzan Jane Sinclair of Hartman, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, in Ozark.

She was a seamstress, retired Cargill employee, daughter of the late August Orville and Minnie Avery McCoy, and was preceded in death by her first husband, Daniel James Sinclair Sr.; and two sons, Daniel James Sinclair Jr. and Thomas Martin Sinclair.

Other survivors include her husband, Jesse (J.L.) Wade; one brother, Paul Orville McCoy of West Virginia; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Highland Cemetery in Ozark with Rev. Ted Darling officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home of Ozark.

Michael Glenn Kinder

Michael Glenn Kinder, 64, of Lamar died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at his home.

He was a native of St. Louis, Mo., son of the late Glenn and Nevada Summers Kinder, graduate of Hayti (Missouri) High School and the University of the Ozarks, former football coach at Lamar High School for several years, and was employed as a sales and service representative with Universal Fire and Equipment Company.

Survivors include his wife, Bertha England Kinder; one daughter, Kara Elizabeth Kinder of Lamar; one son, Kyle Kinder and wife, Tiffany, of Denver, Colo.; one stepdaughter, Sherry Growns of Aplin; and cousin, Susan Fletcher of Springdale.

Crematory arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Stephen J. Hormann

Stephen J. Hormann, age 53, of Flat Rock, lost his fight Saturday, January 1, 2011. He was born March 21, 1957, in Morrilton, Arkansas. Stephen worked for Nulyne Co. and served in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his father, George Hormann.

He is survived by his mother, Joan Hampton; wife, Erma Hormann; three children, Daniel Hormann and wife, Michelle, Jessica Adams and Amanda Young and husband, Jason; six grandchildren, Andrew, Tori, Maizey, Grayson, Gabriel, and Kaylee; two brothers, Pat Hormann and wife, Vicki, and Mike Hormann and wife, Polly; four sisters, Debbie McFarland and husband, Paul, Kathy Perkins, Karen Guess and Susan Anderson and husband, Kurt; and several nieces and nephews.

Private memorial services will be held at a later date.

On-line guest book at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com

The family wants to thank everyone for all the support, thoughts and prayers.

Paid Obituary Hazel Juanita Holt

Hazel Juanita O’Neal Holt, 96, of Springdale died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at Northwest Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville.

She was a daughter of the late Lee and Carrie Peters O’Neal, graduate of Clarksville High School, and Baptist.

Survivors include one son, Tommy Harold Holt of Lowell; one brother, Norman O’Neal of Van Buren; one sister, Audrey Edwards of Fort Smith; and one grandson, Teddy Lee Holt of Lowell.

Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, at Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

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