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Carl Dean Williams

Carl Dean Williams, 74, of Clarksville died Friday, Dec. 9, 2011.

A native of Clarksville, he was a son of the late Elmer Herman (Ell) and Gladys Swift Williams, graduate of Hartman High School and Draughons School of Business in Tulsa, Okla., served in the United States Army National Guard, attended Clarksville First Baptist Church, retired accountant having been employed by Aetna Life Insurance Company in Tulsa, Okla., Armor Meat Company in Tulsa, Okla., and San Antonio, Texas, Clarksville Machine Works, and ARTECH, former church usher, trustee and deacon, and was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Owen Stumbaugh; and sister-in-law, Brenda Sue Stumbaugh.

Survivors include his wife of 51-plus years, Wanda Stumbaugh Williams; one daughter and son-in-law, Sharla and Eden Norris III of Clarksville; one grandson, Trey Carl Norris of Clarksville; one sister and brother-in-law, Benita and Ray Maddoux of Claremore, Okla.; two nephews, Robin (Carol) Maddoux of Chelsea, Okla., and Kelly (Kim) Maddoux of Skiatook, Okla.; two nieces, Sandra (Larry) Tate and Jackie (Britt) Day, all of Inola, Okla.; seven great-nieces; three great-nephews; five great-great-nieces; three great-great-nephews; and mother-in-law, Maxie Stumbaugh of Clarksville.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at Clarksville First Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Cameron and Rev. Darrell Bridges officiating. The eulogy was by Ryan Rogers.

Active pallbearers were Benny Swindell, Dan Leeds, Richard Rogers, Ron Wylie, Donald Meek, Dale Meek, C.O. Blackard, and Don Dougan.

Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Banning, Mike Shaw, Roscoe Moore, Morris Pearson, Rodger Callahan, Barry Cameron, Edd Young, Fred Dougan, and Dr. Ben Jacobs.

Memorials may be made to Clarksville First Baptist Church Student Center Building Fund, P. O. Box 525, Clarksville, AR 72830 or Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Way, Little Rock, AR 72202-3591.

Helen L. Stephens

A celebration of life will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, at the Hilltop Bible Church for Helen L. Stephens, 81, of Clarksville who died Friday, Nov. 18.

Memorials may be sent to Gideon’s International or Hilltop Bible Church, 12057 Hwy. 164, Clarksville, AR 72830.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.

Helen Marie Bouchard

Helen Marie Bouchard, 82, of Alma, died Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, in Fort Smith.

A native of Lamar, she was a daughter of the late Claude Cecil and Macy Selby Childers, graduate of Lamar High School, Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, and St. Vincent School of Nursing, registered nurse for 40 years, member of Clarksville First Baptist Church and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, and preceded in death by three brothers, Argus Childers, Carl Childers, and Wayne Childers; and one sister, Gail Newman.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda (Jeff) Bertoen of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., and Debra Bouchard of Salt Lake City, Utah; four brothers, Ken Childers of Clarksville, William Childers of Van Buren, and James Childers and Duane Childers, both of Lamar; two sisters, Sue Francis of Orlando, Fla., and Donna Jackson of Alma; and one grandchild, Josh Bertoen of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Free Clower officiating. Burial was in Lamar Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Darrin Childers, Steve Childers, Chris Childers, Robert Childers, James Childers, Ken Childers, William Childers, and William Jackson.

Iva Self Evans

Iva Self Evans, 91, of Clarksville died Friday, Dec. 9, 2011.

She was a daughter of the late Robert (Bob) and Ida Dobbs Self, widow of James Dwight Evans, and preceded in death by two brothers, Argus Self and Harlon Self; one sister, Erma Parker; and one nephew, Jewell Self.

Survivors include one sister, Mary Springer of Tulsa, Okla.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 12, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jerry Self officiating. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery.

Toy Eli Vaughn

Toy Eli Vaughn, 90, of Tahlequah, Okla., formerly of Clarksville, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011.

A native of Fallsville, he was a son of the late John and Cleo A. (Neal) Vaughn, preceded in death by his wife, Audria M. (Mosley) Vaughn, and a retired foundry employee of Greenville Tube.

He is survived by four daughters, Linda R. McFarland, Janice M. Sherley and Pamela S. Thomas, all of Tahlequah, Okla., and Janet K. Waite of Clarksville.

Funeral was at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, at Oakland Street Church with Pastor Sean Ross and Rev. Carl Sory officiating.

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

Nephews and great-nephews served as pallbearers.

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