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2/18/2009

By Editor | February 18, 2009 |

Basil W. Hardgrave Basil W. Hardgrave, 88, of Pueblo, Colo., died Jan. 23, 2009. He was a native of Clarksville, son of the late Benjamin Earl and Coy Mae Boyer Hardgrave, member of Pueblo West Ecumenical Church, retired from the Civil Service with the U. S. Air Force and served in the U. S. Navy…

2/11/2009

By Editor | February 11, 2009 |

Hazel B. Molinaro Hazel Beatrice (Bea) Brown Molinaro, 85, of Knoxville died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at her home. She was a native of Knoxville, daughter of the late Vern R. and Hester Brown, widow of Sam Molinaro, lifetime member of the Johnson Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, where she volunteered for 25,000-plus hours, member of…

2/4/2009

By Editor | February 4, 2009 |

Charles H. Gilmer Charles H. Gilmer, 58, of Knoxville died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at his home. He was a truck driver, farmer and son of the late David Gilmer. Survivors include his wife, Nelda Taylor Gilmer; two daughters, Barbara Marlow of Knoxville and Becky Marlow of Clarksville; one son, Charles Gilmer Jr. of Hartman;…

1/28/2009

By Editor | January 28, 2009 |

Avis B. Hightower Avis Bivins Hightower, 101, of Hartman died Friday, Jan. 23, 2009, in Russellville. She was a daughter of the late Wes and Myrtle Stokes Bivins, widow of Carl Hightower, and was preceded in death by three sisters, Ocie Bivins, Verna Bivins Brown, and Ima Bivins. She is survived by three sisters, Lucille…

1/21/2009

By Editor | January 21, 2009 |

Bessie Mae Brown Bessie Mae Brown, 97, of Van Buren, formerly of Clarksville, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at Crawford Healthcare and Rehabilitation. She was born at Lutherville, daughter of the late Solen Ethel and Nancy Russell Williams, and member of Van Buren First Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 78 years,…

1/14/2009

By Editor | January 14, 2009 |

Arlis Lee Graham Arlis Lee Graham, 57, of Ozark, brother of Reba Umholtz of Lamar and Mary Simpson of Mountain Top, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, at the Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville. He was a native of Mountain Top, attended Full Gospel Temple Church in Ozark, U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, held…

1/7/2009

By Editor | January 7, 2009 |

Bernice Ballanger Bernice “Bea” Ballanger, 74, of London, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, at Jefferson Regional Memorial Center in Pine Bluff. The daughter of the late George and Mable Stark Clark, she was a native of Scottsville, member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, maintenance purchasing agent with Con…

12/31/2008

By Editor | December 31, 2008 |

Elihu Jones Jr. Elihu Jones Jr., 83, of Clarksville died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at his home. He was a native of Hagarville, son of the late Elihu and Bethaney McAllister Jones, retired, and preceded in death by six brothers, Granville Jones, Leonard Jones, Columbus Jones, Elmer Jones, Ira Jones and an infant; and four…

12/24/2008

By Editor | December 24, 2008 |

Chris Vaught Chris Vaught, 74, of Clarksville died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at her home. She was a native of Fraleigh, daughter of the late Claud Virgil and Gertrude Karr Yates, member of  Second Baptist Church in Clarksville, graduate of Oark High School, and was preceded in death by one sister, Phyllis Yates; and three…

12/17/2008

By Editor | December 17, 2008 |

Alva Ellis Alva Ellis, 79, of Bentonville, whose son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Anna Ellis, reside in Clarksville, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at Bentonville. He was a native of Braggs, Okla., son of the late Robert Franklin and Jessie Katherine Hall Ellis, retired from the U. S. Air Force after 22 years of service,…