Elizabeth Mary McDaniel, 60, of Clarksville died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith.
She was a native of Bridgeport, Conn.
Survivors are her husband, Earl McDaniel; one daughter, Tabitha Coutu of Nevada; two sons, Jesse Coutu of California and Frank Coutu of Colorado; and one grandchild, Lillith Coutu.
Crematory arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Gregory James Frizzell, 33, of Clarksville died Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, at his home.
He was a native of Fort Smith, graduate of Clarksville High School, attended Arkansas Tech University, member of Woodland Baptist Church, and former employee of HBI (Hanesbrands Inc.).
Survivors are his parents, Roger and Karen Frizzell of Clarksville; two brothers, Jeffery Frizzell and wife, Monica, and Wesley Frizzell and wife, Dana, all of Clarksville; grandmother, Norma Frizzell of Bartlesville, Okla.; two nieces, Abby Frizzell and Kelsey Frizzell of Clarksville; and one nephew, Cole Frizzell of Clarksville.
A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sam Howell officiating. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery.
Inez Case, 88, of Clarksville died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a native of McAlester, Okla., daughter of the late James and Dollie Rush Van Beber, widow of Clifford Erle Case, member of Stillwell Bible Baptist Church, retired beautician at The Beauty Case, and was preceded in death by one sister, Idell Wells.
Survivors are one daughter, Dolly Graham and husband, Ron, of Marble Falls; four sons, Lt. Cmdr. Van A. Case (ret.) and wife, Dianne, of Jacksonville, Fla., Bill Case and wife, Sydney, of Knoxville, Chris Case and wife, Marchia, and Stanley Case and wife, Bonita, all of Clarksville; 11 grandchildren, Van A. Case Jr., Gregory S. Case, Jaime Shea, Sunny Skaggs, Casey Graham, Dr. Shannon Case Tackett, Clayton Case, Levi Case, Quinton Case, Danessa Pasley and Brittany Schlinker; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Stillwell Bible Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Goodman officiating.
Burial was in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers were Van A. Case Jr., Gregory S. Case, Clayton Case, Levi Case, Quinton Case, Bill Skaggs, Nick Pasley, and T. J. Schlinker.
Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Lee Tackett, Casey Graham, and Ben Shea.
James Wayne Staggs, 72, of Bald Knob, who served as superintendent of Clarksville Schools from 1981-1986, died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011.
A native of Bald Knob, he was a son of the late Floyd and Lorene Patterson Staggs, graduate of Bald Knob High School, University of Central Arkansas (Arkansas State Teacher’s College where he lettered four years in football) and the University of Memphis and spent 33 years in the field of education. He began his coaching career at Heber Springs Public Schools in 1961, and then coached at Searcy and Hughes. In 1971, he became junior high principal before becoming superintendent of schools at Waldron. He returned to Bald Knob as superintendent in 1986 and in 1990, he became director of the Wilbur D. Mills Educational Co-Op. Later he worked as an educational consultant for then-Governor Bill Clinton. In 1992, he retired from education to spend time on the family cattle farm.
After 17 years of retirement, he was asked by the State Department of Education to return as superintendent of schools after the Bald Knob School System was declared in fiscal distress in 2007. He co-chaired the community effort which saved the school system from consolidation.
He was past president of the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators and the Arkansas School Plant Management Association, served on the board of Citizens State Bank and was named “Citizen of the Year” in Bald Knob in 2008. He was an active member of Central Baptist Church where he taught the Coffee Shop Sunday School Class. He was preceded in death by one brother, Eugene Staggs; and one sister, Betty McGee.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Linda Fitzhugh Staggs; one daughter, Dana Troutt and husband, Kelley, of Wesley; one son, James Wayne (Jay) Staggs Jr. and wife, Trisha, of El Dorado; four grandchildren, Amanda Lee Jones, Laura Elizabeth Jones, Hannah Sue Dull and Kaleb Everette Dull; and one brother, Dale Staggs and wife, Cheryl, of Batesville.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Central Baptist Church under the direction of Powell Funeral Home Bald Knob-Judsonia.
Active pallbearers were Doug Stelly, Glen Reed, Larry Kirscher, Tim Fix, Wendell Nier, Eugene Steward and Jamie McAnelly.
Honorary pallbearers were Bald Knob Public School students and staff and members of the Coffee Shop Sunday School Class.
Memorials may be made to the Bald Knob Public Education Foundation for the James and Linda Staggs Scholarship Fund or Central Baptist Church of Bald Knob.
Janet L. Irwin, 73, of Clarksville died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a daughter of the late Leroy and Lomine Reese.
Survivors include her husband, Leo Irwin; one daughter, Lerinda Fields of Clarksville; one son, Larry L. Irwin; and one grandchild.
Arrangements were under the direction of Community Funeral Service.
The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.
Jo Ann Garrett, 83, of Conway, formerly of Clarksville, died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at Heritage Living Center in Conway.
She was a daughter of the late John Newt and Mary Anna Flake Dickerson, widow of Daniel Garrett, member of the Church of Christ, retired Veteran Services officer, and preceded in death by one daughter, Danella Langston.
She is survived by one son, Richard (Janis) Garrett of Conway; one sister-in-law, Wilma (Garrett) Mincher of Clarksville; four grandchildren, Mollyann Garrett, Mitchell Garrett, and Elliott Garrett, all of Phoenix, Ariz., and Maridee Lambert of Purcellville, Va.; and five great-grandchildren, Preston Garrett, Payton Garrett, Jessica Hickman, Elijah Garrett and Kingston Bates.
Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at the Srygley Cemetery at Coal Hill with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
Honorary pallbearers were Sammy Wish and Gene Raible.
Karen M. Muldoon, 45, of Coal Hill died Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at her home.
She was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church and preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Midge Satterfield.
Survivors include her husband, Darryl Muldoon; one daughter, Sara (Chad) Kendall of Knoxville; two grandchildren, Londyn Kendall and Britlyn Kendall; parents, Paul and Nancy Miller Walker of Coal Hill; two sisters, Teresa (Keith) Jackson and Jennifer Criss, all of Coal Hill; one brother, Michael (Sonya) Walker of Coal Hill; father-in-law, John Satterfield of Coal Hill; aunt, Judy Miller of Coal Hill; numerous nieces and nephews; and two great-nieces.
Funeral was at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Burnett King officiating. Burial was in Coal Hill Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Jimmy McGuire, Michael Bean, Billy Bramlett, Dylan Jackson, Kody Muldoon, and Kristopher Muldoon.
Honorary pallbearers were Rocky Satterfield, Andy Satterfield, Bruce Dunlap, Kevin Muldoon, Michael Walker and Keith Jackson.
Memorials may be made to Needy Paws Animal Shelter, 1040 East Main Street, Clarksville, AR 72830.
Mary Jane Mounce-Alexander, 41, of Coal Hill died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at her home.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Wyman Mounce; maternal grandparents, Edgar and Anna Proud; and siblings, Mike Sutterfield and Tammy Mounce.
Mary was a certified nursing assistant and physical therapy assistant and graduate of Westside High School.
Mary is survived by her husband, Robert Alexander of Knoxville; her children, Joseph O’Neal of Coal Hill, Felicia O’Neal of Springdale, David Allen O’Neal Jr. of Dover, Hannah, Seth and Abigail Alexander of Knoxville; her dad, Billy Gene Mounce and his wife, Brenda, of Coal Hill; her mother, Margaret Ann Proud Morrow of Hunt; siblings, Lisa Alderson of Clarksville, Barbara Sampley of Clarksville, Audra Fegan of Harrison, Jason Mounce of Lowell, David Mounce of Lowell, Catherine Philip of Fayetteville, Amanda Anderson of Springdale, Jonathon Morrow of Hunt and her paternal grandmother, Virginia Fuller of Lebanon Mo. She is also survived by her two lifelong friends, Tammy Torres and Donna Watts.
Mary was a loving mother, sister, daughter and friend. She displayed great courage in her life and had a great passion for geriatrics. Mary had a big heart and unconditional love for all. She will be deeply missed.
A celebration of Mary’s life will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Community Funeral Service with Ray Wood officiating.
Funeral arrangements under the loving care of Community Funeral Service.
Patrick Alexander (Alex) King, 20, of Clarksville died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at his home.
He was a native of Fort Smith and son of the late Cherri Jean Madden King.
Survivors include his father, Patrick Thompson King of Clarksville; two brothers, Jeremy Dorrough of Harrison and Nick Dorrough of Clarksville; one sister, Kristin King of Clarksville; and grandmother, Charlene Avery of Fayetteville.
Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Denton Tumbleson officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ben Jacobs, Jake Thomas, Josh Madden, James Hatman, Freeman Wish, Mike Stone, Ron Taylor and Scott Avery.
Randa D. Morris, 56, of Lavaca, Arkansas, entered into rest on Saturday, September 17, 2011, in her home.
She was born February 24, 1955, in Athens, Greece. She was an employee of St. Edward Mercy Medical Center and a member of Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Freeman.
Survivors include her son, Chris Titsworth and wife, Kim, of Wurtland, Kentucky; her mother and step-father, Barbara and Wendell Self of Clarksville, AR; sister, Lisa and husband, Mark Stephens, of Conway, Arkansas; two grandchildren, Matthew and Kent Osborne; three great-grandchildren, Isaac, Isabella, and Briar Osborne; one niece; one nephew; one great-niece; and one great-nephew.
Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 21, 2011, at Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church. Interment will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ellsworth Cemetery in Subiaco.
Memorials may be made to Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church, 29201 Hwy 22, Charleston, Arkansas 72933 or Peachtree Hospice, 2910 Jenny Lind Road #4, Fort Smith, AR 72901 .
Family received friends Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at Lewis Funeral Chapel, Lavaca, Arkansas.
Public viewing began at 9 a.m. Tuesday, September 20, 2011, at Lewis Funeral Chapel, Lavaca, Arkansas.
Pallbearers will be Rick Cusick, Donald Cook, Russell Sparks, Eddie Cole, Mike Overby, and Joel Brown.
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Raymond Cveticanin, 95, of Clarksville died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at his home.
He was a native of Norwoodville, Iowa; son of the late Simon and Stoya Paravina Cveticanin, retired plasterer and cement mason, and was preceded in death by one brother, Richard Cveticanin; and one sister, Rozann Cveticanin Coffman.
Survivors are his wife, Frances (Dee) Cveticanin; and one stepdaughter, Diane (Richard) VanderMartin of Clarksville.
Crematory arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.
No memorial service is planned at this time.
Larry Eugene Evans, 56, of Lavaca, formerly of Hartman, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at his home.
He was of the Assembly of God faith and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
He is survived by one son, Zechariah Evans and wife, Cristin, of Lavaca; three daughters, Whitney Eyerman and husband, Adam, of Charleston, Heather Hudson and husband, Josh, of Charleston, and Amber Evans and fiance, Josh Meinert, of Fort Smith; one sister, Janet Evans of Hartman; three brothers, George Evans of Hartman, James Evans of Bella Vista, and Jerry Brown of Meeker, Colo.; and six grandchildren.
The body will lie in state at Community Funeral Service with visitation set for 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Smith Mortuary in Charleston followed by graveside services and burial at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Hess Cemetery in Coal Hill with military honors. Arrangements are under the direction of Community Funeral Service.