John Thomas Hanson, SR.
John Thomas Hanson, SR., age 70, of Taylor, Arkansas died Sunday May 22, 2005 at his residence. He was born December 26,1934 in Haynesville, LA. Mr. Hanson was a retired Painter Contractor, a Navy Veteran and was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Ray Hanson.
He is survived by: his Wife, Katherine Hanson of Bristow,OK.; three sons, Steven Hanson of Bossier City, LA., John Hanson, Jr. of Kempner. TX and John Glen Hanson of Shreveport, LA.; daughter, Lisa Ducote of Greenwood, LA; brother, Byron Doss Hanson of Loveland, CO.; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Private memorial services will be held at a later date.
Olie Mae Eason
Ms. Olie Mae Eason, age 43, of Lewisville, Arkansas died Wednesday, May 18, 2005 at Magnolia Hospital. She was born January 23, 1962 in Lewisville. She was a member of Gumpoint Baptist Church where she served as Sunday School teacher and secretary, president of Youth Dept., and president of the program committee.
Survivors include: her parents, John H. & Bessie L. Eason of Lewisville; two sisters, Leanner Stewart of Lewisville and Bessie Jean Eason of Dallas, TX; two brothers, John L. Eason of Stamps and John H. Eason, Jr. of Magnolia, AR; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, May 26, 2005 at Smith Chapel in Stamps with Rev. Tommy Law officiating and burial in Lakeside Cemetery in Stamps.
Gertrude Warren Alderson
Gertrude Warren Alderson, age 82, of Lewisville, Arkansas died Wednesday, May 18, 2005 at the Homestead Manor nursing Home in Stamps, Arkansas. She was born November 10, 1922 in Lafayette County, Arkansas. Mrs. Alderson was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church at Lewisville.
She is survived by: her husband, Curtis Alderson of Lewisville; one son, Warren Curtis Alderson, Jr. of San Diego, CA; three daughters, Elsie Louise Halbert of Mountain View, AR, Ethel Pauline Darleck of Port LaVaca, TX, and Hilda Rebecca Curry of Benton, LA; four sisters, Virginia Ward of Ogden, AR, Francis Beeman of Monroe, LA, Nan Clift of Texarkana, TX, and Betty Cook of Mayflower, AR; nine grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 21, 2005 at the Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Stamps with Rev. Lane Garner officiating and burial in Wilson Cemetery in Lewisville under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.
Wanda Sue Ison
Wanda Sue Ison, age 62, of Magnolia, Arkansas died Sunday, May 15, 2005 at Magnolia Hospital. She was born February 24, 1943 in Magnolia. Mrs. Ison was a homemaker and a Baptist.
She is survived by: her husband, Woodrow Ison of Magnolia; two sisters, Betty Franks of Magnolia and Lana Faye Oglesby of Indianapolis, IN; a very special child, Soraya Aydani of Magnolia; nephew, John Robert Sanner, Sr., of Emerson, AR; niece, Regina McKinnon of El Dorado, AR; great nephews, Koby McKinnon of El Dorado and John Robert Sanner, Jr., of Magnolia; great niece, Kim McKinnon of Eldorado.
Graveside services were held at 11:00 am on Friday, May 20, 2005 at the Walnut Hill Cemetery in Bradley, Arkansas with Rev. Tommy Weems officiating under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.
Tyler Jacob Castleman
Tyler Jacob Castleman, age 22 months, of Lewisville, Arkansas passed away in his sleep on Sunday, May 15, 2005 at Arkansas Childrens Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born June 26, 2003 in Texarkana, Texas.
He is surived by: his parents, Jeffrey & Kimberly Castleman of Lewisville; sister, Jaylyn Ennen of Eau Claire, WI; brother, Andrew Vogel of Verona, WI; maternal grandparents, Thomas Kent & Joan Matthews of Waunakee, WI; paternal grandparents, Robert & Mary Richards of Lewisville; paternal great grandfather, Bill Richards; paternal great grandmother, June Novak; paternal great grandmother, Ruth Wagner; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, May 18, 2005 at the Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Stamps with Rev. Norman Castleman and Rev. Lane Garner officiating and burial in Wilson Cemetery at Lewisville under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Stamps.
Eva Mae Little
Eva Mae Little, daughter of the late Jessie Smith and Gertrude Williams was born August 15, 1914. She departed this life Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at Homestead Manor Nursing Home in Stamps, Arkansas.
She was a longtime member of the Greenville Baptist Church in Stamps where she worked diligently in helping raise funds to build the church, was a Mission Sister, and sang in the choir. Eva Mae worked for many years as a domestic worker in many homes in Stamps and Lewisville. She was preceded in death by: her grandparents, Henry and Lizzie Williams; her husband, John Little; brothers, Willie Smith, Stanley Smith and Oree Smith; and sister, Velma Harper.
Survivors include: one son, Johnnie Little of Bakersfield, CA; one granddaughter, Ebony (Reginald) Little of Grand Prairie, TX; three great grandchildren, Tycobia Shionte Williams, Reginald Dawayne Williams, Jr., and Kendarius Dawayne Williams of Grand Prairie; two sisters, Essie Gipson of Minden LA and Jessie Ree Smith of Los Angeles, CA; one brother, S.J. Smith of Los Angeles; one special sister-in-law, Rosie Smith of Cullen, LA; one she raised as her own, Robin (Jeanie) White of Magnolia, AR; one aunt, Artie Ruth Ellis of Stamps; a special great-niece, Latisha "Pampa" Harper of Garland, AR; a host of other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at Smith Chapel with Elder Bobby Washington and Rev. James Fred Williams officiating and burial in Lakeside Cemetery in Stamps.
Robert C. Lollis
Robert C. Lollis, age 67, of Lewisville, Arkansas died Thursday, April 28, 3005 at St. Michaels Hospital in Texarkana, Texas. He was born May 13, 1937 in Gilliam, Louisiana. Mr. Lollis was a retired worker with Alford Farms in Lewisville.
He is survived by: four sons, Calvin Lollis of Lewisville, Huey Lollis of Lewisville, Kenneth Lollis of Hope, AR, and Johnny Lollis of Lewisville; daughter, Roxanne Cunningham of Emerson, AR; brother, David Lollis of Emmett, AR.
Graveside services were held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, May 1, 2005 at Wilson Cemetery in Lewisville under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Stamps.
Norman Allen Page
Norman Allen Page, age 77, of Stamps, Arkansas died Wednesday, April 27, 2005 at his residence. He was born September 18, 1927 in Waldo, Arkansas. Mr. Page was retired from Alumax Company in Magnolia, was a member of the American Legion, an Army Veteran, and was preceded in death by two brothers: Porter A. Page and Herman W. Page.
He is survived by: his wife, Betty Page of Stamps; daughter, Brenda Wilkerson of Stamps; brother, Darrell William Page of El Dorado, AR; grandson, Jason Dewayne Wilkerson of Stamps.
Graveside services were held at 2:00 pm on Friday, April 29, 2005 at the Shiloh Cemetery with Bro. Don Telford officiating under the direction of Smith Funeral Home of Stamps.
Doyce Hamilton Jones
Doyce Hamilton Jones, age 81, of Stamps, Arkansas died Tuesday, April 19, 2005 at the Homestead Manor Nursing Home in Stamps. She was born June 4, 1923 in Lafayette County, Arkansas. Mrs. Jones was a homemaker, a lifetime member of The Pleasant Grove Church of Christ and was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Jones.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held at 11:00 am on Thursday, April 21, 2005 at The Sardis Cemetery north of Stamps with Adrian Maynard officiating under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Stamps.