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Auline Crabtree

Auline Crabtree, 90, of Coal Hill died Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at her home.

She was a daughter of the late John William and Jessie Jane Dorney Scott and was preceded in death by her husband of 50-plus years, Arlice R. Crabtree; one son, Reginald L. Crabtree; one brother, Jim Scott; and one sister, Stelline Tyler.

Survivors include one daughter, Beatrice (Benny) Courtney of Alix; three sons, John (Linda) Crabtree of Clarksville, Jerry (Karen) Crabtree of Coal Hill, and Shawn P. Crabtree of Altus; three sisters, Johnnie (Russell) Davis of Grayridge, Mo., Lourean Rasey of Florida; and Querita Marvel of Cheyenne, Wyo.; one brother, Joe Scott of Grayridge, Mo.; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, at the Hess Cemetery with Rev. James Goodman officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers were Michael Crabtree, Paul Crabtree, Bradley Ball, Jerimia Moore, and Steve Crabtree Jr.

Honorary pallbearers were Ophelia James, Lottie Ball, Jennifer Crabtree, Sarah Burns, and Jonna Crabtree.

Jimmy L. Tong

Jimmy L. Tong, 68, of Clarksville died Dec. 28, 2011.

He was a native of Ashdown, son of the late Noah and Pauline Acord Tong, carpenter in Johnson County for 20 years, and was preceded in death by one sister, Joann Griffith; and one brother, Charlie Tong.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Tong; two daughters, Denice Melson of Ozone and Barbara Metcalf of Lamar; one sister, Helen Gipson of Clarksville; three grandsons, Kaleb Melson and John Mooney, both of Ozone, and Jacob Combs of Lamar; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at Mount Vernon Cemetery with Rev. Carl Sory and Rev. J.W. McEntyre officiating.

Active pallbearers were Eddie Wood, Kaleb Melson, Charlie Burton, David Ross, Ed Kimbriel, and Tim Gabbard.

Honorary pallbearers were John Mooney, David Wood, Kenneth Melson, Jacob Combs, and nephews.

Nan LaVerne Faucett

Nan LaVerne Faucett, 88, of Green Valley, Ariz., died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011.

A native of Coal Hill, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Bess Hess Baskin, widow of Herman Faucett, and was preceded in death by one daughter, Tandy Lee Faucett; one son, James Robert Faucett; and two brothers, Robert Howard Baskin and James Melvin Baskin.

Survivors include one daughter, Nancy (Doug) Sakal of Green Valley, Ariz.; two grandchildren, Jennifer Faucett of Conway and Neil Brashears of Texas; two nieces, Roberta Coffee and Rebecca Ritchie, both of Clarksville; and two cousins, Liz Scefer of Fort Smith and Linda Anderson of Texas.

Funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Horne officiating. Burial was in Hess Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Neil Brashears, Jerry Coffee, Wesley Coffee, Seth Coffee, Ethan Coffee, Terry Johanson, David Coffee, Douglas Ritchie and Ryan Silva.

Ruby Bernice Boen

Ruby Bernice Boen, 94, of Clarksville died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.

She was a native of Dodd City, daughter of the late Henry and Letha Fisk Lister, widow of Herman Boen, Assembly of God faith, retired Johnson Regional Medical Center employee, and was preceded in death by one son, Alvie Lee Boen.

Survivors include one daughter, Berneal (Calvin) Warren of Clarksville; two sons, Bobby (Ann) Boen and Doyle Boen, all of Hagarville; two sisters, Inda Mae Ragsdale and Wanda Ward, both of Clarksville; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger and Rev. William Hickman officiating. Burial will be in Rosetta Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Tony Proctor, Dean Wright, Jerry Hicks, Don Warren, Floyd Edwards, and Donnie Hicks.

Honorary pallbearers will be Aubrey Yount and Eddie Gray.

Pauline Stewart

Pauline Stewart, 73, of Springdale died Monday, Dec. 26, 2011, in Springdale.

She was a native of Limestone, former resident of Oark, daughter of the late Robert Davis, and was preceded in death by one brother, Aryle Davis.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, George Stewart; one daughter, Linda (Doug) Hatchett of Clarksville; one son, Richard (Diana) Stewart of Springdale; mother, Opal Young Davis of Springdale; four sisters, Eylene Litterill of Springdale, Anita Gibson and Lorretta King, both of California, and Freda Poplin of Kansas; one brother, Billy Davis of Springdale; and three grandchildren.

Funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Amos Pledger officiating. Burial was in Yale Cemetery.

Family members served as pallbearers.

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