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Arkansas Obituary and Death Notice Collection - Lee County - 15

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Date: Wednesday, 11 May 2011, at 2:28 p.m.

Alfred King

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 Smith

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

Allman Smith.

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

of California.

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 Scott

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 Smith

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

five grandchildren.

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 Myers

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 Perkins

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

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.

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