Annette (Neda) Galluzzi Schneider, 86, died Friday, April 22, 2011, in Hartman.
She was a daughter of the late Sam and Marie Galluzzi of Chicago, Ill., widow of Emil Schneider, moved to Hartman in 2007, from Chicago, Ill., and was preceded in death by two brothers, Sam Galluzzi and Angelo Galluzzi.
Survivors include three sons, George Schneider and wife, Kim Griffin Schneider, Robert Schneider and wife, Connie Las Schneider, all of Hartman and Keith Schneider and wife, Carol
Schneider, of Villa Park, lll.; and grandchildren, Jennifer Schneider Gray and husband, Justin Gray, and daughter, Alli, and Sam Schneider, all of Hartman; and Eric Schneider and Lindsay Schneider of Villa Park,Ill.
An open house will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the home of Robert and Connie Las Schneider in Hartman.
Crematory remains will be interred at Mt. Carmel Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside, Ill., on May 14.
Local arrangements were under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home of Ozark.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Fund.
Dewey Cecil Marlow Jr., 69, of Clarksville died Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
He was a native of Johnson County, son of the late Dovie C. Anglin Jones and D.C. Marlow Sr., and was preceded in death by one sister, Alma Goldsmith of Leslie.
Survivors are his companion, Jan Marlow; one son, Dewey Marlow of Clarksville, one daughter, Shelia Atkins of Clarksville; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, J.D. Marlow and Alton Marlow of Clarksville; two sisters, Mary Ann Clayborn and Lois Weatherton; and several nieces and nephews.
Crematory arrangements were under the direction of Community Funeral Service.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Glenda Sharon Westover, 67, of Hartman died Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
A native of Delaware, she was a daughter of the late Raymond Lewis and Ona Geneva Flurry Wilson, widow of Carl Westover, graduate of Hartman High School, and former Crawford County deputy sheriff for 12 years.
Survivors are one daughter, Kathleen Michelle Bowen of Hartman; one brother, Tommy Joe Wilson of Van Buren; five grandchildren, Johnathan Bowen, James Bowen, Stacy Bowen, Windle Bowen and Terry Bowen; and three great-grandchildren, Austin Bowen, Samantha Bowen and Levi Bowen; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23, at the Coal Hill Assembly Of God Church with Rev John Kindrix officiating.
Burial was in West Mount Zion Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Mark Brown, Jacob Brown, Tommy Lee Wilson, Tommy Don Wilson, Gary Wilson and Wayne Clements.
Gloria Jane Bartsch, 61, of Subiaco died Sunday, April 17, 2011, in Fort Smith.
She was a native of Bokoshe, Okla., daughter of the late Lewis and Doris Hatcher Flaherty, member of St. Benedict Parish, and was preceded in death by one brother, Jerry Flaherty.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Bartsch; one son, Lewis Bartsch of Fort Wayne, Ind.; two daughters, Lisa Wade of Subiaco and Doris Smith of Noblesville, Ind.; 10 sisters, Brenda Phillips of Hunt, Linda O’Kuly of Las Vegas, Nev., Jo Ann McMaster of Blue Mountain, Kathy Jackson and Doris Calhoun, both of Ozark, Mary Stockdale of Clarksville, Angela Predmore, Molly Brixie, and Otta Ruston, all of Alexander, and Polly Dickson of Benton; five brothers, Thomas Flaherty of Scranton, Steven Flaherty of Corning, Jackie Flaherty of Altus, Lewis Flaherty of Lamar, and Truman Flaherty of Coal Hill; four grandchildren, Meghan Kremers, Mandy Kremers, Kaila Smith and Hailey Wade; and one great-granddaughter.
Rosary was at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, at St. Benedict Catholic Church at Subiaco. Funeral mass was at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, at St. Benedict Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Benedict Cemetery under the direction of Roller Funeral Home of Paris.
Pallbearers were Lewis Bartsch, Doug Wade, Tom Flaherty, Jack Flaherty, Billy Minden, and Mike Huber.
Memorials may be made to Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House, 3324 South M Street, Fort Smith, AR 72903.
James Floyd Chesser, 71, of Mooresville, Ind., died Sunday, April 17, 2011, at his home.
A native of Lamar, he was a son of the late Charles and Maud Mae Stone Chesser, roofer for 42 years having retired from C.E. Reeve and Sons Roofing, member of the Roofers’ Local Union No. 119, served in the United States Army, and was preceded in death by three brothers, William Chesser, John Chesser, and Lon Chesser; and one sister, Janice Casey.
Survivors include his wife, Rilla Livingston Chesser; one son, Kelly James (Delana) Chesser of Arkansas; one daughter, Amy Chesser of Mooresville, Ind.; one brother, Denver Chesser of Plainfield; and five grandchildren, Shaina, Kathryn, Allissa, James and Kellie Chesser.
A private funeral service will be held under the direction of Carlisle and Son Funeral Chapel in Mooresville. Crematory arrangements are by Morgan County Crematory in Mooresville.
John Lamon (Shorty) Stewart, 87, of Dardanelle died Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at Saint Vincent Health System.
He was a native of Carden Bottoms, son of the late Henry Stanley and Ruby Vann Stewart, World War II Navy veteran, member of the Dardanelle Church of Christ and the Boyce Woods VFW Post No. 3141, retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Madden Stewart; second wife, Nina Johnston Stewart; two sisters, Janet Ryals and Mildred Tedford; three brothers, Floyd Stewart, Woodie Stewart, and James (Buddy) Stewart; one grandson, Jay Ramey; and one son-in-law, Tim Ramey.
Survivors include two daughters, Lamona Kay Ramey of Dardanelle and Lou Ann Smith and husband, Gary, of Lamar; one sister, Sammie Collins of Hot Springs; one sister-in-law, Eunice Stewart of Little Rock; five granddaughters, Buffy Ann Bowman and husband, Bruce, of Dardanelle, Kylia Lee and husband, Steve, of Russellville, Stephanie Parker and husband, Russell, of Lamar, and Casey Parrish and husband, Jonathan, and Tracey Smith, all of Clarksville; one grandson, Stewart Richey of Dardanelle; 10 great-grandchildren, Christina Hunt, Ashley Bowman, Tiffany Bowman, Baylie Richey, Jacey Neagles, Jessica Lee, Savanah Lee, Masion Lee, Madison Lee, and Ryan Gault; seven great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23, at Dardanelle Church of Christ with Steve Reeves and Ralph Weinholt officiating.
Burial was in Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle with military honors by Boyce Woods VFW Post No. 3141. Arrangements were under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle.
Pallbearers were Stewart Richey, Gary Smith, Ryan Gault, Steve Lee, Rickey Ryals and Ken Alexander.
Memorials may be made to Dardanelle Church of Christ Youth Group, 209 Union, Dardanelle, AR 72834.
Martha Ann Julius Pearson, 55, of Clarksville died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a native of Enid, Okla., daughter of the late Freda Day Pearson, graduate of Clarksville High School and Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, and retired certified public accountant.
Survivors include two sons, Derrick Cherne of Orlando, Fla., and Michael Gibson of Clarksville; two daughters, Sarah Gibson of Clarksville and Hannah Gibson of Clarksville; father, Morris Pearson of Clarksville; and two brothers, Donald Pearson of Fort Smith and Scott Pearson of Richmond, Va.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Darrell Bridges officiating. Burial was in Minnow Creek Cemetery.
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Mary Ann Ballard went to be with the Lord on April 23, 2011. She was born August 25, 1931, to the late Claudia Hill Whitecotton and Marshall Whitecotton. She is preceded in death by her parents and one brother William Whitecotton. She was a member of the Coal Hill Church of Christ and the Women’s Business Association. She retired after 30 plus years of service in the banking and management institution.
She is survived by one daughter, Cyndy Styles and husband, Kenny Styles, of Coal Hill; two grandsons, Cliff LeFlore and wife, Kristen LeFlore, and J.D. Styles, all of Coal Hill; one son, Tony Ballard of Coal Hill; and companion, Bobby Daniel of Clarksville.
Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at the Coal Hill Church of Christ with burial at Srygley Cemetery in Coal Hill under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home in Ozark.
The family visited with friends from 6-8 p.m., Monday, April 25, at Shaffer Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Coal Hill Church of Christ.
Mary Elizabeth Hamilton, 77, a resident of Altus, Arkansas, succumbed to cancer on April 21, 2011. A born-again Christian, she was born August 10, 1933, in Gleanor, Texas, the daughter of Marshall Alexander and Nannie Sue Riley Brown.
A beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she loved morning walks and had a passion for gardening, enjoying plants of all varieties. She shared “pattycake” and Dr. Seuss with all of her grandchildren. A kind and gentle soul, she encouraged others to find happiness and to move beyond their differences.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Marshall and Nannie Brown; three brothers, Adrian, Marshall Jr. and Joseph Brown; four sisters, Juanita Brown, Virginia Reynolds, Rachel Magill and Betty Wright; and one grandson, Josiah Hackler.
Survivors include two sons, Timothy Hamilton of Framingham, Massachusetts, and Randy Hamilton of Westville, Oklahoma; five daughters, Sheila Dabbs of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, Sandra Hancock of Lincoln, Arkansas, Brenda Hamilton of Boca Raton, Florida, Patty Hackler of Enola, Arkansas, and Kathy Mershon of Altus, Arkansas; two sisters, Odessa Shipes of Melissa, Texas, and Martha Insall of Abilene, Texas; twenty grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Luginbuel Funeral Home at 115 N. Neal Street in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. Burial was in Rhea Church Cemetery in Rheas Mill, Arkansas. As she requested there was no graveside service.
Visitation was at the funeral home Friday evening from 6:00-7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Mary requested that donations be made to Hope Cancer Resources, 5835 West Sunset Avenue, Springdale, AR 72762.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Luginbuel Funeral Home of Prairie Grove, Arkansas. To sign the online guest book, visit www.luginbuel.com
Norman L. Marvel, 78, of Harrison died Thursday, April 21, 2011, in Springfield, Mo.
He was a native of Coal Hill, former resident of Clarksville, 1952 graduate of Clarksville High School, received a bachelor’s degree from the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville in 1964, and later a master’s degree from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, teacher at Hartman High School one year, principal at Clarksville High School, superintendent of St. Joe School system for 15 years, superintendent of Alpena School system for 12 years, served two years in the Army as a military policeman at Fort Gulic in the Panama Canal Zone, and was preceded in death by his father, Jettie N. Marvel; and one son, Jerry David Marvel.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Benton Marvel; two sons, James N. Marvel of Fayetteville and Dr. Michael Marvel and wife, Laura, of Harrison; three daughters, Martha Amoudeh and husband, Tony, of Fort Smith, Marion Moore of Clarksville, and Pamela Lingo and husband, Larry, of Mulberry; mother, Vira Harris Marvel; three stepsons, Andy, Britt and James Hogsed and wives of Georgia; three brothers, Bob Marvel and wife, Anna, of Wylie, Texas, Jerry Marvel and wife, Wendy, of New York, and Paul Marvel and wife, Shirley, of Elkhart, Ind.; one sister, Betty Sue Demeyer and husband, Bob, of Mishawaka, Ind.; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, April 25, at the CrossRoads Community Church with Rev. Johnny Walters officiating.
Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Christeson Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers were James Marvel, Michael Marvel, Larry Lingo, Andy Hogsed, Britt Hogsed and James Hogsed.
Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Tom Langston, Lannie Frazier, Dr. Joseph Fields, Kenny Underdown, Dr. Kent Westbrook, Myra Williams, Marlene Webb, Bill Medley and Roy Terrell.
Memorials may be made to CrossRoads Community Church, 2658 Old Bergman Road, Harrison, AR 72601.
Susie Kathryn Russell Webb, 96, of North Little Rock died Tuesday, April 19, 2011.
A native of Lamar, she was a daughter of the late Jess Elwood and Bertha Virginia Cowan Russell, retired Timex Corporation employee after 33 years where she held all officer positions including president of the machinist and airspace Workers Local Union 921, and was preceded in death by one son, John Kirk Webb; two sisters, Betty Summers and Mary Alice Blackford; and one brother, Jack Walker Russell.
She is survived by one son, Willie “Bill” Webb Jr. and wife, Helen, of North Little Rock; one daughter, Judy Kathryn Wheeler and husband, Jim, of Sherwood; two grandchildren, John Douglas Peters and Carl Ray Peters and wife, Kim, of Hazelwood, Mo.; one sister, Jessie Head of Lamar and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services and burial were at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 23, at Lamar Cemetery with Rev. Joe Dorman officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Owens Funeral Home of North Little Rock.