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3/16/2011

Alice Alexander


Alice Alexander, 84, of Clarksville died Wednesday, March 9, 2011.

She is survived by three daughters, Phyllis Wallace of Tennessee, Jinnie Cauthern of Midway, and Alice (Sissy) Judah of Clarksville; one son, Arthur (Rocky) MacLeod of Mountain Home; four brothers, Grant Marlow of Oregon, Leonard Marlow of Washington, Ed Marlow of Arizona and Alvie Marlow of Knoxville; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Reames, Boomer Keezer, Ronnie Keezer, Donnie Keezer, Jamie Marlow and Robbie Marlow.

Honorary pallbearers were Calvin Keezer, Wayne Rye and Leonard Marlow.

Jewell Dean Self

Jewell Dean Self, 70, of Clarksville died Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at his home.

He was a native of Clarksville, son of the late Argus and Carmen Warren Self, graduate of Clarksville High School, member of the River Valley Church of Christ, Air Force veteran, retired employee of the physical plant at the University of the Ozarks, and was preceded in death by his stepmother, Wilma Cowell Self; and grandparents, Robert and Ida Dobbs Self and Ambrose and Lela Long Warren.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Betty Hefley Self; one daughter, Deana Selby and husband, Jeff, of Clarksville; one son, Richard Self and wife, Melinda, of Clarksville; one adopted daughter, Lynda Shook of Clarksville; four grandchildren, Devin Self, Aeryk Self, Lexie Self, and Cheyenne Selby, all of Clarksville; two sisters, Myrtle Rofkahr and husband, J.C., and Janice Weaver, all of Oklahoma; mother-in-law, Goldie Workman of Clarksville; one nephew, Gary Rofkahr of Oklahoma; two nieces, Terri Cash and Kim Thompson, both of Oklahoma; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, March 14, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Bobby Kuonen and Dr. Rick Niece officiating. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Butch Warren, Larry Shook, Johnny Schuh, Ed Warren, Wayne Warren, and Bob Dickerson.

Honorary pallbearers were employees of the physical plant at the University of the Ozarks, Jeff Dougan, Arthur Brandenburg, Terry Skidgel, and Danny Alston.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Department of Health Division Hospice or River Valley Church of Christ food pantry.

Lawrence Wayne Kauffeld

Lawrence Wayne Kauffeld of Little Rock, age 85, died March 9, 2011, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.

Mr. Kauffeld was born in Clarksville, Arkansas on December 17, 1925, to Fred A. Kauffeld and Ophelia Jacobs Kauffeld.

On January 14, 1954, he married the former Ethelda Collins of Hindsville, Arkansas.

He was a veteran of World War II in the Army Air Corps serving as an airplane and engine mechanic (Crew Chief). Also, he was employed in the trucking industry for 40 years before retiring. He was an avid outdoorsman and was extremely devoted to his family.

He was a member of Heritage Baptist Temple of Little Rock.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two infant brothers and two children, Cinda Sue Kauffeld and Donald Alan Kauffeld.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Ethelda Kauffeld of the home; two sons, Daniel (Maureen) Kauffeld of Little Rock, Arkansas, David (Nancy) Kauffeld of Beebe, Arkansas, two daughters, Colleen (David) McClure of Benton, Arkansas and Linda (Don) White of Montgomery, Alabama; one brother and five sisters, Fred J. (Irene) Kauffeld and Sue (James) Duff, both of Clarksville, Arkansas, Freda Willett of Tampa, Florida, Wanda (Joe) Shivley of Fremont, Indiana, Anna Kauffeld of Kingman, Arizona and Sylvia Kinnear of Green Cove Springs, Florida; eight grandchildren, Regina George, Joshua White of Montgomery, Alabama, Cyndie (Ralph) Coulter of Wichita Falls, Texas, Amber Kauffeld and Staci Kauffeld of Beebe, Arkansas, Brian Vines of Denver, Colorado, Misty Gudino of Germany, Allen McClure of Benton and nine great grandchildren.

The funeral service will be at Hardwicke Funeral Home in Clarksville, Arkansas at 2:00 pm on March 12, 2011, with Brother James Stapleton and Brother Loren Collins officiating. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery in Clarksville, Arkansas.

The family will be receiving visitors from 12:30 pm until 2:00 pm on March 12, 2011, at the funeral home.

Donations and memorials may be made to Heritage Baptist Temple, 4910 Stagecoach Road, Little Rock, AR 72204.

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Martha Lee Emerson

Martha Lee Shell Emerson, 79, died Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, in Hereford, Texas.

She was a native of Plainview, graduate of Clarksville High School, received a bachelor of science degree from The College of the Ozarks in 1952, and a master of education degree from West Texas A&M in Canyon, Texas, in 1974, member and elder of the First Presbyterian Church, teacher and coach in the Texas Public Schools having taught in Colorado City, Loraine, and the last 29 years in Hereford prior to retiring from the Hereford Independent School System in 1997. She was a member of the Texas State Teachers Association, the Texas Girls’ Coaches Association (TGCA), Hereford Lions Club, Hereford Retired School Employees Association, and the Texas Retired Teachers Association, volunteer with the Hereford Regional Medical Center, and was nominated by the TGCA as the track All-Star coach in 1987 and TGCA honor coach for track and cross country in 1999.

Survivors include two sons, Mike Emerson and wife, Kim, of Slaton, Texas, and David Emerson of Topeka, Kan.; one daughter, Catherine Emerson Porto and husband, Andy, of Albuquerque, N.M.; eight grandchildren, Nathan Emerson and wife, Rhonda, of Slaton, Texas, Krystal Holder and husband, Wayne, of Amarillo, Texas; Aaron and Justin Porto of Albuquerque, N.M., Stephen Porto of Las Vegas, Nev., Brandon Emerson and wife, Deanna, Trendi Emerson and Lindsie Emerson of Topeka, Kan.; seven great-grandchildren, Taylor Houston, Garrett Emerson, Carter Emerson, Ian Houston, Austin Emerson, Tyler Holder and Isabella Emerson; one sister, Sara Dale of Santa Clara, Calif.; and two adopted grandchildren, Michelle Emerson Houston and husband, James, of Amarillo, Texas, and John Emerson and wife, Joan, of Huntersville, N.C.

A Witness to the Resurrection of Christ service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 14, at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Joan Gaines, pastor, officiating. A private family burial was at Rest Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.

Richard A. Bucsak


Richard Andrew Bucsak, 68, of Clarksville died Thursday, March 10, 2011, at his home.

He was a retired school teacher after 30 years of service and son of the late Andrew John and Edith Ruloff Bucsak.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Haley Bucsak; one daughter, Debra Warren of Clarksville; two sons, Daniel Noble and Andrew Bucsak, both of Clarksville; one sister, Cathy Hoh of California; one brother, Rodger Hoh of California; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Todd Rabalais officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.

Children and grandchildren served as active and honorary pallbearers.

Timothy R. Higgs


Timothy Richard Higgs, 41, of Russellville, brother of Deanna Dunlap of Lamar, died Friday, March 4, 2011.

He was a native of Booneville and son of the late Chester and Barbara Mosley Higgs.

Survivors include his children, Jessica Hickerson and husband, Caleb, of Utah, and Shannon Higgs of Russellville; three other sisters, Cynthia Ryals of  Louisiana, Tonya Hancock of Danville, and Carla Cossey of Russellville; one brother, Bobby Allen of Louisiana; one granddaughter, Kimber Hickerson of Utah; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 11, at Hedgeway Church in Lamar. Arrangements were under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle.

Wanda Janelle Hook


Wanda Janelle Hook, 93, of Hartman died Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was the widow of Everette Hook and was preceded in death by one son, George Hook; and nine brothers and sisters.

Survivors include one daughter, Anita Johnson; one daughter-in-law, Lorna Hook; six grandchildren, Russ Johnson, Randy Johnson and wife, Marna, Jeff Johnson and wife, Colleen, Larry Johnson, Paula Hook Mowrey and husband, Brian, and Mike Hook and wife, Deanna; and five great-grandchildren, Randy II, Chris, Paige, Melanie, and Kendall.

Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, at the Hess Cemetery in Coal Hill under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

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