July 27, 2021


Bruce M. Dixon

Bruce M. Dixon, 89, of London died Saturday, June 18, 2011, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

He was a native of McCrory, son of the late Oscar C. and Amanda Dixon, carpenter, poultry and cattle farmer, former Flat Rock Fire Department chief, member of Knoxville Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by one son, Billy Eugene Dixon; one granddaughter, Tonya Lavender; two brothers, Maynard and Johnny McCarver; and three sisters, Marie Spencer, Mildred Cassidy, and Dorothy Pope.

Survivors include his wife, Lou Dixon; one stepson, Kelley Troutt and wife, Dana, of Wesley; three stepdaughters, Marilyn Troutt Bagby and husband, Johnny, of Alexander, Odessa Troutt Hood and husband, Henry, of Cabot, and Charolette Troutt Paul and husband, David, of Hot Springs Village; two brothers, Paul McCarver and wife, Earlene, of McAllen, Texas, and Ross McCarver of California; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, June 20, at Shinn Funeral Service Chapel in Russellville with Rev. Richard Snyder officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery in Clarksville.

Pallbearers were Johnny Bagby, Kelley Troutt, Neil Gaiser, Henry Hood, Casey Hood, and Gordon Bagby.

Memorials may be made to the American Humane Society.

Chad Argus Acord

Chad Argus Acord, 28, of Clarksville died as a result of drowning at Lake Ludwig on Friday, June 17, 2011.

He was born in Fort Smith, graduate of Lamar High School, member of Hedgeway Church, and was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Robert and Carol Hamrick; paternal grandfather, Ottie Acord; and stepfather, Thomas Gindler.

He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Kathy Gindler and Junior Mans of Clarksville; father and stepmother, Glenn and Juanita Acord of Clarksville; two sisters, Bridgett Reynolds and Adrianne Gindler, both of Clarksville; one brother, Blade Acord of Clarksville; three stepbrothers, Jimmy Edwards and Curguss Mans, both of Clarksville, and Tony Edwards of Hartman; two stepsisters, Rachel Mans and Candace Mans, both of Clarksville; grandmother, Anna Hardcastle of Clarksville; two nieces, Ashton and Kinlie Reynolds of Clarksville; and one nephew, Mason Reynolds of Clarksville.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, June 20, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Don Alexander officiating. Burial was in Yale Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Dustin Rainey, Dustin Goodman, Danny Ray Hicks, Steve Reynolds, Chris Powers and Michael McGuire.

Charles Russell Smith Jr.

Charles Russell Smith Jr., 33, of Clarksville died Saturday, June 18, 2011, at his home.

He was employed in construction.

He is survived by his wife, Cherry Smith; children, Darien Smith, Charles Russell Smith III, Logan Judah, and Elizabeth and Ryan Delrio; mother and father, Debbie Smith and Charles Russell Smith Sr.; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at Community Funeral Service.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 24, at Woodland Cemetery with Ray Wood officiating.

Active pallbearers will be Johnny Reams, Bobby DeWinter Jr., James Herrington, Roger Jones, Jarrett Perren and Johnny Smith Jr.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jeremy Knee, Todd Rye and Johnny Hill.

The family will have a potluck meal at Lamar City Park pavilion following the service.

Inavern Edgmon

Inavern Edgmon, 67, of Clarksville died Saturday, June 18, 2011, at Clarksville.

She was a native of Oark, daughter of the late Lark Veston and Sarah Lucinda Criss Harderson, and widow of Eddie William Edgmon.

Survivors include three daughters, Sherlene (Ricky) Ragsdale, Pam Avila and Patricia (Sonny) Dobbs, all of Clarksville; four sons, Jimmy Edgmon and Stanley (Andrea) Edgmon, all of Clarksville, James (Lori) Edgmon of Ozark and Dean (Brandy) Edgmon of Ozone; two sisters, Verlene Carlton of Oark and Minnie Edgmon of Clarksville; six brothers, Henson Harderson of Lamar, Cordell Harderson of Ozone, Argie, Orbie and Russell Harderson, all of Oark, and Wade Harderson of Clarksville; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, at Cassville Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Boen and Rev. Carl Sory officiating.

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

Active pallbearers were Shanon Ragsdale, Francis Ragsdale, Gaylon Ragsdale, Brandon Ragsdale, Tristan Edgmon, Josh Edgmon, Vernon Tatum, and Sonny Dobbs.

Grandchildren served as honorary pallbearers.

Joe Glenn

Joe Glenn, 51, of Clarksville died Friday, June 17, 2011, at his home.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

Julie E. Holloway

Julie E. Holloway, 64, of Denning died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, from injuries sustained in a tornado which demolished her home on May 24, 2011.

She was a native of North Carolina, widow of Don Holloway, and former employee of F.H.A.

Survivors include two sons, Matthew Holloway of Fort Smith and D. Michael Holloway of Denning; six grandchildren, Brooke Carman, Matthew Carman, Chris Carman, John Carman, and Lukas Holloway, all of Fort Smith, and Cole Holloway of Ozark; and one brother, Robert Nelson of Talladega, Ala.

Memorial graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 19, at the Houston Cemetery in Alix.

Local arrangements were under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Levon Lynn Talley

Levon Lynn Jerico Talley, 18, of Ozark, died Thursday, June 16, 2011, in Ozark.

He was born in Russellville and attended Cross Roads Assembly of God Church in Ozark.

He is survived by his wife, Elaine; one daughter, Ashlynn Jayde West of Driggs; mother, Roxanna Elms of Coal Hill and her husband, Rick; father, Lynn Talley of Ozark; biological father, Larry Fitzgerald of Danville; paternal grandmother, Winona Talley of Dardanelle; maternal grandmother, Darline Taylor of Coal Hill; maternal grandfather, Harold Taylor of Van Buren; four sisters, Tuesdea Walker, Sierra Talley and Annalisha Talley, all of Coal Hill, and Jennifer Fitzgerald of Conway; four brothers, James Tyler Lee Stroud of Coal Hill, and Trevor Fitzgerald, Tyler Fitzgerald, and Larry Joe Fitzgerald, all of Danville; three stepbrothers, Stacy Elms of Russellville, David Elms of Ozark and Brian Elms of Coal Hill; one stepsister, Leeann Elms of Clarksville; godparents, Tim and Ina Gifford of Ozark; three uncles, John Taylor of Russellville, Harold Taylor of Memphis, Tenn., and Mike Taylor of Dardanelle; two aunts, Debbie Moore of Scott and Diane Mitchell of Birmingham, Ala.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, June 20, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark with Rev. Jonia Smith officiating. Burial was in Highland Cemetery.

Paul E. Cantrell

Paul E. Cantrell, 68, of Coal Hill died Thursday, June 16, 2011 in Ft. Smith.

He was born in Kansas City, Mo., to Charlotte Joyce Wilson and Authur Paul Cantrell, and was a veteran of the United States Navy.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Cantrell; daughters, Linda (Chris) Lovick, Laura (Travis) King, Anna (John) Freeman and Lea (Robert) Lazono; sons, Ronnie Nichols and Mike Nichols; sisters, Carol Thomas, Joyce (Kim) Prock and Carol Sargent; brothers, Anthony Atteberry and Shannon Atteberry and stepmother, Sue Rupert of Miami Okla.

A celebration of life service was held at 6 p.m. Monday, June 20, at Community Funeral Service.

Robert Lee Raquepaw

Robert Lee Raquepaw, 83, of Birch Run, Mich., died Monday, June 13, 2011, at St. Mary’s Medical Center.

He was a native of Birch Run, Mich., son of the late Elerick and Mildred Spears Raquepaw, spent 15 years in Arkansas, member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Birch Run, Mich., and Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Clarksville, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, retired from Carling Brewery in 1981, after 28-plus years seniority, and was preceded in death by his wife, Alida Marie DeSander Raquepaw; one daughter, Kimberly Raquepaw; one stepson, George Stead; and six brothers and sisters.

Survivors include children, Bobbie Jean (Kevin) Dirrim of Martinsville, Ind., Robert (Mary) Dolson of Clarksville, and Brenda (Terry) Wightman of Caro, Mich.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three sisters, Marguerite Matzke of Birch Run, Mich., Lorraine Swartz of Flint, Mich., and Wanda McBratnie of Bridgeport, Mich., and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral mass was at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Birch Run, Mich., with Rev. Fr. John Sarge officiating.

Burial was in Flint Memorial Park under the direction O’Guinn Family Funeral  in Birch Run, Mich.

Tracy Lynn Swanlund

Tracy Lynn Swanlund, 50, of Magazine died Friday, June 17, 2011, at a Ft. Smith Hospital.

He was born in Winona, Kan., to Helmer (Del) Swanlund and Marylou Crane.

He is survived by his wife, Angela Ruth Swanlund; children, Natausha Swanlund, Maranda Swanlund, Tyler Swanlund, and Brooklyn Swanlund; two stepchildren; siblings, Terry, Jacob, Robert and Gary Swanland and Dawna Bridges; three grandchildren, Caden Lee McCord, Teagan Wade McCord and Jadelynn Marie McCord; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Violet and Everett Bledsow of Lamar.

A celebration of life service will be held from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2011, at Community Funeral Service.

William G. Hook

William G. (Bill) Hook, 81, of Tempe, Ariz., died Sunday, June 5, 2011.

He was a native of Coal Hill, son of the late Roy and Helen Hook, served in the United States Air Force for four years and the United States Air Force Reserve for five years, earned a BS degree in electrical engineering in 1959 from the University of Arkansas and a MBA degree from Arizona State University in 1975, and was employed by Motorola for 36 years.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Estel Hook; one daughter, Kathy: one son, Dave (Shelly); granddaughters, Heather and Lauren; one sister, Doris (Phil) Brown; one brother, Louis (Pam) Hook; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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