July 20, 2021


Anna Katherine Tate

Anna Katherine Tate, 79, of Russellville, formerly of Knoxville, died Thursday, July 14, 2011, at Russellville.

She was a native of Lee Mountain near Dover, daughter of the late Charles and Nora Eubanks Staggs, widow of Eddie Tate, former employee of Furniture Factory in Waldron and Rheem in Fort Smith, attended the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister-in-law, Robert Staggs, George Staggs, and Charles and Lucille Staggs; and one sister and brother-in-law, Myrtle and Victor Jurcik.

Survivors include one sister-in-law, Mary Staggs of Tulsa, Okla.; five nephews and wives, Gene and June Staggs of Fayetteville, Dennis and Taffy Staggs and Randall and Cathryn Staggs, all of Russellville, Kenny Staggs of Muskogee, Okla., and Raymond and Carol Jurcik of Dover; four nieces and husbands, Anne Lee Hudson and Patrick Schluck of Bull Shoals, Joyce and Gerald White of Jacksonville, Sharon and Paul Barefoot of Muskogee, Okla.,  and Marilyn and Frank Boyett of Tulsa, Okla.; two cousins, Joyce McCain of Russellville and Jeannie McCain of Dover; several great-nephews and great-nieces; and several great-great-nephews and great-great-nieces.

Graveside services and burial were at 9 a.m. Monday, July 18, at North New Hope Cemetery at Dover with Rev. Don Erwin officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service.

Pallbearers were Randall Staggs, Dennis Staggs, Raymond Jurcik, Gene Staggs and Kenny Staggs.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, Arkansas  72802.

Apolonia Medina Cardoza

Apolonia Medina Cardoza, 51, of Clarksville died Friday, July 15, 2011, at Fort Smith.

She was a native of Zacatecas, Mexico, daughter of the late Pedro Medina and Thomasa Longloria, employee of Tyson Foods, member of Cristo Jesus Ses Mi Ru Fugio on Highway 21, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Sarah Cardoza; an infant son; and an infant brother.

Survivors include her husband, Jose Ascencion Cardoza-Estrada; daughters, Apolonia Magdaleno and husband, Lupe, and Elizabeth Cardoza and husband, Gabriel, all of Clarksville; three sons, Juan Jose Cardoza and wife, Daisy, of Fort Worth, Texas, and Alvaro Cardoza and wife, Alexandra, and Jaime Cardoza and wife, Anna Belle, all of Clarksville; three sisters; three brothers; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral was at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor David Fontes officiating. Burial will be in Mexico.

Edith E. Moody

Edith Edmondson Moody, 88, of Clarksville died Friday, July 15, 2011, at her home.

She was a native of Coin, daughter of the late James Q. and Iva Myrtle Jones Edmondson, 1941 graduate of Green Forest High School, graduate of Fayetteville Business College, member of Clarksville First Baptist Church and Daughters of the American Revolution, formerly employed by Clarksville Wood Products as bookkeeper, genealogist, volunteer for Meals On Wheels, and was preceded in death by one brother, Lindsey Edmondson.

Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Julius Moody; one son, Jerry Moody of Fayetteville; one daughter, Vickie Estes of Little Rock; two sisters, Charlena Midkiff of Hoxie and Aleen Cockran of Chatsworth, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 19, at Clarksville First Baptist Church with Rev. Darrell Bridges officiating.

Burial was in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Josh Moody, Brook Estes-Beard, Joon Park, Matt Gordon, Robert Smith, and Ricky Keech.

Loleta Daniel

Loleta Daniel, 83, of Knoxville died Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at Fort Smith.

She was a native of Clarksville, daughter of the late William Edgar and Mary Doke Sapp, widow of Rev. James Burrell Daniel, retired sales clerk, member of the Holiness Assembly of God Church and attended the Strawberry Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Judy Beal of Oklahoma; two sisters, Gwin Scott of Hagarville and Lucille Galentine of Lamar; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Friday, July 15, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Leroy Muncy and Rev. Robbie Willis officiating. Burial was in Lone Pine Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Ralph Freeman, Jeffery Freeman, Ben Holland, Tink Hefley, Ron Archuleta and Terry McDaniel.

Honorary pallbearers were Bill Reno, Larry Skinner, and Dave Gaitskill.

Truman Lee Hutchinson

Truman Lee Hutchinson, 61, of Lamar died Friday, July 15, 2011, at his home.

He was a native of Kendrick, Miss., son of the late Francis Lee and Bertha Loraine Browder Hutchinson, truck driver, member of the Holman Freewill Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by his wife, Hanna Palmer Hutchinson.

He is survived by one daughter, Constance Lynn; four sisters, Carolyn Simmons and Wilma Stockstill, both of Picayune, Miss., and Geneva Strickland and Virginia Hutchinson, both of Corinth, Miss.; one brother, James L. Hutchinson of Plainfield, Ind.; one stepson, Bill Bavis of Lamar; six grandchildren, Tracy Nobles, Vicki Bavis, Megan Bavis, Regan Bavis, Shelia Terry and Jake Martin; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial were at 10 a.m. Monday, July 18, at the Holman Cemetery with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Ina Lucia Johnston

Ina Lucia Johnston, 92, of Coal Hill died Friday, July 15, 2011.

She was a native of Coal Hill, daughter of the late Lucian and Jewell Pyle Petway, widow of Clyde Johnston, graduate of Coal Hill High School, member of the Coal Hill Church of Christ, and was preceded in death by three brothers, Gene, Kurt and Ralph Petway; two sisters, Margie and Estelle Petway; and one great-granddaughter, Brittany Burns.

Survivors are one son, Ed Johnston of Bethany, Okla.; one daughter, Carol Hopkins of Clarksville; one brother, Kenneth Petway of Rogers; nine grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, July 18, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Jim Bullock officiating. Burial was in Coal Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Rick Storms, Toby Hogan, Jacob Burns, Leroy Douglas, Nathan Griffith, and Lindy Harvey.

Beatrice E. Velte

Beatrice E. Velte, 98, of Clarksville died Monday, July 18, 2011.

She was a native of Appelo, daughter of the late George and Anna Nord Hoyt, widow of George H. Velte, and member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.

Survivors are three sons, Carl Velte Sr. of Fort Smith, Gale Velte of Conway, and Charles Velte of Clarksville; one daughter, Georgia Hilton of Clarksville; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren.

Rosary and funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 21, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church with Father William Wewers officiating.

Burial will be in Holy Redeemer Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers will be Carl Velte Jr., Steven Velte, Tony Velte, Paul Velte, Tristan Einert, and George Hall.

Honorary pallbearers will be Pete Kenner, Tommy Kremers, Michael Velte, Steven Hall, Jerrett Tumbleson, Fred Hilton, Steve Hilton, and Daniel Burnett.

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