Floyd E. Lyles
CENTERTON -- Floyd Elton Lyles, 72, of Centerton died July 6, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 8, 1930, in Floyd County, Texas, to Carl Bascom and Ruth Mae Allen Lyles. He lived in Centerton for 22 years and raised Angus cattle. He was a farmer in Floyd County for more than 30 years before moving to Arkansas. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Centerton and the American Angus Association and Benton County Cattleman Association.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Rita Lyles of the home; two daughters, Rhonda Lyles of Lockney, Texas, and Naomi Wilson and husband David of Gentry; one sister, Rena Baxter of Lubbock, Texas; three brothers, C.O. Lyles of Floydada, Texas, John Lyles of Hale Center, Texas, and Marvin Lyles of Bentonville; two grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Temple Church in Bentonville with Donn Roach and the Rev. John Zolk officiating.
Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at Callison-Lough Funeral Home in Bentonville.
Pallbearers will be James "Pete" Smith, George Huber, Eddie Austin, Johnny Adams, Danny Alsup, Ronnie Lyles.
A visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home in Floydada.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Floyd County Memorial Park Cemetery in Floydada with Phillip Golden officiating.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary's Hospice, 1001 W. Walnut, Suite 3, Rogers, 72756.
Ada Mae Anderson
ELKINS -- Ada Mae Anderson, 87, of Elkins died July 6, 2003, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. Arrangements are pending at Moore's Chapel in Fayetteville.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- William Gabriel "Gabe" Gammons died July 5, 2003, in Los Angeles. He was born in 1972 in Memphis, Tenn. He graduated from Southside High School in Fort Smith in 1991 and the University of Arkansas. He was a sales representative with Kent H. Landsberg Co. in San Marcos, Calif.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Cathy Mosley VanWinkle and John of Fayetteville; his sister, Virginia "Jenny" Lee Gammons of Little Rock; his grandmother, Virginia Sue Mosley of Fort Smith.
Services are pending at Edward's Funeral Home in Fort Smith.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK -- Dewey Lane, 83, of North Little Rock died June 30, 2003. He was the son of Thomas and Winnerfred Lane. He was a veteran of World War II and was retired from Westinghouse Lamp Plant in Little Rock. He was a Baptist and an avid hunter and fisherman.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Lane; one daughter, Anne Chitty; one stepson, Claude DeLoach of Springdale; one sister, Ressie Fendley; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Edgewood Memorial Park.
Arrangements are by North Little Rock Funeral Home.
Alpha Ray Gage
SILOAM SPRINGS -- Alpha Ray Gage, 87, of Siloam Springs died July 6, 2003, at Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital. She was born July 21, 1915, in St. Paul to James and Ellen William Hall. She was a retired licensed practical nurse and had worked for the Tulsa (Okla.) Christian Nursing Home. She was a member of Eastgate Church of Christ in Siloam Springs. Her husband, Robert D. Gage, died in 1978.
Survivors include one son, James of Collinsville, Okla.; one daughter, Dotty Saegert of Siloam Springs; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
Arrangements are pending at Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs.
Kenneth Stahman Sr.
FAYETTEVILLE -- Kenneth John Stahman Sr., 68, of Fayetteville died July 6, 2003, at his home. He was born Nov. 6, 1934, in St. Albans, N.Y., to Albert C. and Julia Schlottmann Stahman. He was a 1958 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering. He was employed by GAF and Witco chemical companies.
Survivors include his wife, Jackie Stahman of the home; two sons, Kenneth Stahman II of Elkins and John Stahman of the home; two daughters, Dana R. Cifelli and Jennifer Goodwin, both of New Jersey; one brother, Dr. Albert Stahman of New York; one sister, Dorothea Simonson of New York; four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by twin grandsons, Dustin and Denver Stahman.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Beard's Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville with Doug Falknor officiating. Burial will be in Whitehouse Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Ken Stahman II, John Stahman, Sam Cifelli, Bruce Clark, Kevin Clark and Leo Shoutese.
John Rye Jr.
FAYETTEVILLE -- John Gordon Rye Jr., 72, of Fayetteville died July 7, 2003, at Fayetteville. Arrangements are pending at Moore's Chapel in Fayetteville.
HUNTSVILLE -- Curtis Jean Tyson, 87, of Huntsville died July 6, 2003, at his home. He was born March 27, 1916, in Ozark to Robert Onslow and Almeda Jane Maxwell Tyson. He was an oil field pumper and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a Pentecostal. He was preceded in death by two sons, Jimmy Ray Tyson and Johnny Leroy Tyson, one granddaughter, Frankie Sturdivant, and one great-grandson, Tommy Lee Robert Tyson.
Survivors include his wife, Opal Lavern Riley Tyson of the home; four sons, Paul Tyson and David Allen Tyson, both of Elkins, Curtis Gene Tyson Jr. of San Angelo Texas, and Robert C. Tyson of Huntsville; two daughters, Mary Katherine Bowman of Crane, Texas, and Easter Almeda Shubert of Mountain Home; two stepsons, Bobby Willis of Huntsville and Charles Ray Willis of Kingston; one brother, Aubrey Tyson of Portland, Ind.; three sisters, Vessie Ivey of Mulberry, Quita Rosewarren of Coal Hill and Robbie Smith of Fort Smith; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brashears Funeral Home in Huntsville with the Rev. David Gilmer officiating. Burial will be in Huntsville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Kendall Willis, Charles Ray Willis, Corey Tyson, David Tyson, Donny Rogers and Larry Ellison.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.