Nettie Mae Floyd Dozier, 86, died Thursday, April 1, at Baptist Memorial
Hospital in Memphis.
She was a resident of Moro for the past 40 years, coming there from
Hazen. She was a member of the Moro Baptist Church, where she was a
Sunday School teacher and taught GA and Bible School. She also was a
member of the Moro Home Demonstration Club.
She is survived by three sons, Kenneth Floyd of Stuttgart, Benny Floyd
of Cabot and Jerry Floyd of Moro; one sister, Betty White of Hazen; six
grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Enos Floyd and James A.
Funeral services were held Saturday, April 3, at Moro Baptist Church at
10 a.m., with Bro. Charles Wesley Jones and Bro. Bill Elliot
officiating. Burial followed at Center Point Cemetery in Hazen.
Pallbearers were Mark Waldrip, Billy Kelly, Buddy Grady, Johnny Dozier,
Burnell Minton, Larry Kee.
Honorary pallbearers were Lucky New, Marlin Dailey, Virgil Guynes, Jack
Hill, Kenneth Byrd, Walter Gillenwater and Jessie Smith.
Arrangements were handled by Fowler Funeral Home in Brinkley.
Memorials may be sent to Moro Baptist Church, attn: Ottaline Wilson,
P.O. Box 219, Moro, AR, 72368 or to Center Point Cemetery, attn: Shirley
Copeland, Route 1, Box 169A, Hazen, AR, 72064.
Rosie Clark, 74, died Saturday, March 27.
She was a resident of Big Flat, AR, and formerly of Marianna. She also
was a homemaker and an Avon representative for 35 years.
She is survived by one daughter, Shirley Ann Clark of Mountain Home,;
three sisters, Dena Johnson of Marianna, Dorothy Oxner of Mountain Home
and Estella Sisk of Keokuk, Iowa; one brother, Douglas Sisk of Marianna;
and several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Dock Clark.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 30, at the Assembly of God
Church in Big Flat at 10 a.m. Burial followed at Big Flat Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by Roller Citizens Funeral Home in Marshall,
James Edward "Ed" Hislip, 84, died Saturday, April 3, in his home.
He was a resident of Lee County and a retired farmer. He also was a
member of the Church of Christ and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Braswell Hislip of Marianna; one
daughter, Judy Pat Stowers of Marianna; three sons, Junior Densmore and
Johnny Densmore, both of Marianna and Billy Densmore of Stanton, VA; one
brother, Henry H. Hislip of Buford, GA; eight grandchildren and 17
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 6, at Roller-Citizens Chapel
in Marianna at 2 p.m. with Rev. Brad Brumley officiating. Burial
followed at LaGrange Cemetery.
Pallbearers were the American Legion Post No. 5
Arrangements were handled by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.
Mildred Huddleston, 60, died Sunday, April 4, at Baptist Memorial
Hospital in Forrest City.
She lived in Moro since 1985 and was a past resident of Wynne. She also
was a housewife and a member of the Missionary Baptist Church in Moro.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Huddleston; a daughter, Teresa
Huddleston of Moro; three sons, Bobby Huddleston of Wynne, David
Huddleston of Denver and Alan Huddleston of Moro; three brothers, Auby
May of Haynes, Wayne May of Forrest City and Sidney May of Aubrey; two
sisters, Sarah Owen of Forrest City and Sylvia Holiman of Sheridan and
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 7, at 2 p.m. at Stevens
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Forrest Park Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by Stevens Funeral Home in Forrest City.
Albert Jones, 93, died Wednesday, March 24, in Memphis.
He was a resident of Lee County.
He is survived by three daughters, Alma Jones, Lula Hobbs and Vivian
Davis, all of Marianna; two sons, Hayward Jones of Marianna and Curtis
Jones of Chicago; 17 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 20, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion
M.B. Church. Burial followed at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by J.E. Kennedy Funeral Home.
LeVeta Sue Bauer, 60, died Thursday, March 25.
She was a resident of Cherokee Village, AR and a retired office manager
of House of Lloyd. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. T.C.
Gibson of Aubrey.
She is survived by her husband, Paul Bauer, Jr.; two daughters, Teri
Taylor and Tammy Westmoreland, both of Jonesboro; four grandchildren; a
sister, Lynna Morris of Cherokee Village; and two brothers, Don Gibson
of Searcy and Lynn Gibson of Marianna.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 29, at 2 p.m. at Heath Oak Hill
Chapel in Hardy. Burial followed at Oaklawn Cemetery in Highland.
Pallbearers were Adam Taylor, Doug Gibson, Russell Peck, Barry Gibson,
Jason Martin and Gabe Martin.
Honorary pallbearers were Jacob Taylor, Joe Westmoreland and Chelsea
Arrangements were handled by Heath Funeral Home in Hardy.
Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association.
Bessie Velma Morrow, 100, died Wednesday, March 24.
She was a resident of Marvell and a member of the Israel Chapel C.M.E.
Church. She led a quiet, but active Christian life as a wife, mother and
orator in the church. She spoke unselfishly using her talents to enrich
the lives of others in the church and community. She was respected and
loved by those who knew her and many profited from the speeches that she
gave throughout the community.
She is survived by seven children, George H. Morrow of Phoenix, Velah M.
Hazard of Worcester, MA, Pearl M. Barnes of Chicago, Georgia M. Jackson
of Memphis, Earl T. Morrow of Marianna, Randall S. Morrow of Marvell and
Della Morrow Myton of Marvell; 29 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren
and eight great great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 27, at 1 p.m. at Branch M.B.
Church in Turner, AR with Rev. L.C. Wright officiating. Burial followed
at Israel Chapel Cemetery in Turner.
Pallbearers were Dale Morrow, Michael Morrow, James Morrow, William
Myton, Michael Morrow and William Morrow, III.
Honorary pallbearers were Funeral directors and Deacons of Branch
Arrangements were handled by Progressive Funeral Parlor in Marvell and
Hightower and Sons Funeral Home.
Boyce P. McClanahan, 58, died Saturday, March 27.
He was a resident of Searcy and was born in Marianna to Hayden
McClanahan and Meadis Ramsey Berry.
He is survived by his mother, Meadis Berry of Searcy; one son, Michael
F. McClanahan of New Albany, Indiana; one daughter, Shawna Kay
McClanahan also of New Albany; three brothers, Wendell McClanahan of
Mountain View, Larry McClanahan and Keith McClanahan of Searcy; two
sisters, Pamela Berry of Dumas and Sharon Stevens of Searcy and two
Arrangements were handled by McEuen Hancock Funeral Home.
Betty L. Casteel, 84, died Friday, August 20, at Crestpark Skilled Care
She was a resident of Phillips County and a homemaker.
She is survived by two daughters, Betty Griffin of Helena and Ann
Sorrells of Forrest City; three sons, Vernon Casteel of Marianna, Austin
Casteel of Colt and Wayne Casteel of West Helena; two sisters, Mildred
Ivy of Indianapolis and Laverta Warren of Heber Springs; and 12
Graveside services were held Monday, August 23, at 10 a.m., at LaGrange
Cemetery with Rev. Gary Malone officiating.
Arrangements were handled by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in Helena.