Alfred William King, 85, died Sunday, February 27, at Manatee Memorial
Hospital in Bradenton, FL.
Mr. King was born July 31, 1914, in Oak Forest, AR to William and Ellen
He was a resident of Bradenton, where he was an avid sportsman and a
world traveler. He also was retired from DeVlieg Machine Company. He was
a member of Bethel Baptist Church, a Mason and served in the U.S. Army
during World War II in Germany.
He is survived by his wife, Mary King; three daughters, Patsy K.
Strickland of West Helena, Linda Barker of Forrest City and Barbara
McClanaghan of Southfield, MI; a sister, Molly Urbany of Royal Oak, MI;
a brother, Geather King of Marianna; eight grandchildren and ten great
Funeral services were held Monday, March 1, at 11:30 a.m. at Bethel
Baptist Church with Rev. Donald Windmiller officiating.
Harriet Amelia Smith, 85, died Saturday, March 6, at Methodist Central
Hospital in Memphis.
She was born at Oak Forest, AR to the late James Claude and Myrtle
She was a resident of Memphis and a member of the First United Methodist
She is survived by a sister, Frances E. Smith of Memphis; and a
sister-in-law, Gladys Smith of Marianna.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Minnie Sue Drattlo of San
Antonio, TX, and two brothers, Kirby Smith of Marianna and Silas Smith
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 9, at 11 a.m. at the Memphis
Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom Wilson and Rev. Bradley Gabriel
officiating. The graveside service was conducted by Rev. Danny Rogers at
Marianna Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ramey Stiles, Scott Stiles, Walter Gunter, Mike
Jennings, Chris Jennings and Matthew Manley.
Arrangements were handled by Memphis Funeral Home.
Ellon Nora Scott, 91, died Wednesday, June 16, in her home.
She was a resident of Helena and a homemaker. She also was a former
member of Eastern Star.
She is survived by three sons, Sam Scott, Jr. of Helena, Lowell Scott of
Hot Springs and James Scott of Holly Grove; three daughters, Margaret
Moorehart of Edgemont, Lucille Henry of Carolton, TX and Clara Wooten of
Rondo; 15 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 19, at 10 a.m. at
Roller-Citizens Chapel in West Helena with Rev. Ted Witchen officiating.
Burial followed at Sunset Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were Mike Moorehart, Randy Moorehart, Danny Wooten, Jay
Scott, Rusty Wooten and David Murley.
Arrangements were handled by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.
Willis Colin Smith, 56, died Saturday, June 19, at Helena Regional
He was a resident of Marvell. He was a graduate of Clarendon High School
and served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He
also worked for the City of Marvell as Police Chief until his retirement
in 1976 and served as Marvell Fire Chief until May of this year.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Smith; one son, Alan Smith of
Cleveland, Mississippi; one daughter, Susan Smith of Little Rock and
Funeral services were held Monday, June 21, at 11 a.m. at the Bob Neal
and Sons Brickell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Spencer
officiating. Burial followed at Shady Grove Cemetery in Clarendon.
Arrangements were handled by Bob Neal and Sons Brickell Funeral Home in
Charles Raymond Myers, 79, died Tuesday, June 22, in his home.
He was a resident of Edgemont, AR and a member of the Holiday Hills
Methodist Church in Greers Ferry, AR. He was a Veteran of World War II
as a Radarman, his ship being the first to land troops and artillery in
the invasion of Okinawa. He was a member of Foreign Wars and also a
former member of Family Motor Coach Association, the Ark. Travelers
Club, the Cotton Pickers Sams Club and 1st president of Sugar Loaf Sams
Club in Fairfield Bay. He also was a former Board of Directors member of
Community water system in Higden and he was retired as owner and
operator of Ford Tractor Co. in Marianna.
He is survived by his wife, Billie Myers of Edgemont; one daughter,
Sherry Myers Williams of Lepanto, AR; three sons, Dr. Richard Myers of
Springfield, MO, Joe Myers of Moro and Chuck Myers of Carlisle; four
sisters, Irma Bazar Arlington of Texas, Gertrude Bullock of Hazelhurst,
Miss., Vivian Windham of Jackson, Miss. and Jewell Taylor of Crystal
Springs, Miss. and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held today, Thursday, June 24, at 2 p.m. at
Murphy Funeral Home Chapel in Lepanto, AR with Greg Dills officiating.
Burial will follow at Potter Memorial Cemetery in Lepanto.
Arrangements are being handled by Murphy Funeral Home in Lepanto.
Felicia Anna Talley Perkins, 79, died Wednesday, June 30.
She was a resident of Memphis and a native of Marianna and the daughter
of Eldon and Ophelia Talley. She moved from here with her family in 1932
to Memphis. She was the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. E.J.
Beazley and the late Mr. and Mrs. F.E. Talley, Sr., all of Marianna. She
graduated from Lausanne Girl's High School in Memphis in 1936.
She is survived by her husband, John M. Perkins, who she married 59
years ago; three daughters, Felicia Stott of Memphis, Leigh Boen of
Fayetteville and Lucia Perkins of Memphis; one sister, Katharine Blue of
Vardaman, Miss.; three grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 2, at the Church of the Holy
Communion with Rev. Reynolds S. Cheney II and Rev. Mary Jo Melburger
officiating. Burial followed at Memphis Memorial Gardens.
Lee Crenshaw, 97, died Wednesday, July 7, at Baptist Memorial Hospital
in Forrest City.
He was a resident of Lee County and a member of Mt. Gillian M.B. Church.
He is survived by two nieces, Emma Holf and Ora Lee Holmes, both of
Funeral services were held Monday, July 12, at Mt. Gillian M.B. Church
at 11 a.m. Burial followed at Mt. Gillian Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by J.E. Kennedy Funeral Home.
Enoris Johnson Sr.
Rev. Enoris Johnson, Sr., 63, died Wednesday, July 7, at Baptist
Memorial Hospital in Memphis.
He was a resident of Lee County and a farmer. He was a minister, bus
driver and a member of St. John M.B. Church of Felton. He also was
pastor of the New St. James M.B. Church in Wynne.
He is survived by his wife, Sis Versie Benton Johnson; five sons, David
and Enoris, Jr. of Cleveland, OH, Aaron Williamson of Little Rock, Frank
and Christopher Johnson of Marianna; two daughters, Gwendolyn Johnson of
Cleveland, OH, Juliet Walker of Atlanta; three foster children, Robert
Anderson, Nathaniel Hardimon and Lance Calvin, all of Marianna; one
brother, Sylvester Johnson of Little Rock; father and step-mother, Mr.
and Mrs. Lonnie Benton of Dumas; and 14 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 10, at Lee Senior High
Auditorium. Burial followed at Mt. Moriah Church Cemetery.