Tommy Guenther, 47, of 2918 Edgewood Drive, died December 30, 2001, at his home.
0 3, 1954 at Star City, a son of the late Oscar Ben Guenther and Marie Hendricks Guenther.
He was a Baptist.
He was reared at Pine Bluff and graduated from Pine Bluff High School.
He was employed by Century Tube and was a real estate maintenance supervisor.
Survivors include a brother, Forrest Guenther of Pine Bluff.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Hazen Cemetery at Hazen with the Rev. Van Saunders officiating. Burial will be by Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors of Pine Bluff.
Mary Richard, 71, of 313 Larch Street, died January 1, 2002, at the Pine Bluff Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Henson Mortuary.
KELSO -- Johnny Grayson "Mac" McEntire, 91, of Kelso (Desha County), died December 31, 2001, at McGehee Desha County Hospital.
He was born June 7, 1910, at Star City, a son of the late Plato McEntire and Lillie Champion McEntire.
He was a farmer and a ginner.
Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Lottie L. Lavender McEntire; a daughter, Mary Jane Loe of Kelso; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today at Kelso Baptist Church with the Revs. Bob Courtney and Walter Gilbreath officiating. Burial will be Jefferson Cemetery in Desha County by the Griffin Funeral Home of Dumas.
RISON -- Chad Colby Young, 25, of Rison, drowned December 29, 2001, near Warren in a boating accident on the Saline River.
He was born October 5, 1976, at Paragould, a son of Trent W. Young and Gloria Powers Young of Rison.
He was a member of Center Missionary Baptist Church.
He was a 1996 graduate of Hermitage High School and an employee of L&P Industries Furniture Manufacturer.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Trent W. "T.J." Young Jr.
Other survivors include his grandmother, Maxine Johnson Powers of Rison.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church near Rison with the Revs. Doney Blackerby and Ron Canard officiating. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery by the Buie Funeral Home of Rison.
R.L. Fleming Sr.
SHERIDAN -- Robert Leon Fleming Sr., 56, of Sheridan, died December 31, 2001, at Baptist Medical Center at Little Rock.
He was born February 21, 1945, at Hensley, a son of the late Coy Robert Fleming and Birdie McNair Fleming.
He was a member of Orion Missionary Baptist Church.
He was employed as an off-shore crane operator for Ensco Company. He was a member of the Arkansas Cattlemen's Association.
He was preceded in death by a son, Brian Keith Fleming; and two brothers, Roy Fleming and
Survivors include his wife, Ann Springer Williams Fleming; two sons, Robert Leon Fleming Jr. of Little Rock and Kevin Warren Fleming of Friendsville, Tennessee; two daughters, Tresa Renee Clark of Sheridan and Becky Fleming of Vonore, Tennessee; a stepson, John Williams of Springlake; a stepdaughter, Lydia Williams of Sheridan; two brothers, Dorsey Fleming and Gene Fleming, both of Sheridan; three sisters, Susie Hall and Thelma Wight, both of Bentonville, and Violet Hall of Sheridan; and nine grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church at Sheridan with the Revs. Burl Dycus, Mark Lindsey and Danny Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Bethel-Shiloh Cemetery South in Grant County by Buie Funeral Home of Sheridan.
Visitation will from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
SHERIDAN -- Dan F. "Pat" Reed, 79, of Sheridan, died January 1, 2002, at his home.
He was born June 20, 1922, at Memphis, a son of the late Dan F. Reed Sr. and Ivy Hill Reed.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church at Sheridan.
He served in the Army during World War II and was a member of the Arkansas National Guard. He was a retired firefighter of the Sheridan Fire Department, an auxiliary deputy with the Grant County sheriff's office and a special officer with the Sheridan Police Department. He had retired from the Sheridan School District and had also worked for the Grant County Office of Emergency Services.
Survivors include two sons, Johnny Reed and Patrick Reed, both of Sheridan; two daughters, Pattie Williams of Marion (Crittenden County) and Susan Cox of Fort Smith; a sister, Micky Harrington of the Landmark community near Sheridan; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Buie Funeral Home at Sheridan with the Rev. Harold Epperson officiating. Burial will be in Lost Creek Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
WEST MEMPHIS -- Martha Ann Davis Crawford, 61, of West Memphis, died December 30, 2001, at Methodist Central Hospital at Memphis, Tennessee.
She was born January 22, 1940, in Cleveland County, a daughter of the late Odis Davis and Gertrude James Davis.
She was a Baptist and was employed as a cook for Flash Market at West Memphis.
Survivors include a son, Randall Scott King of Memphis; a daughter, Connie Quintanilla of West Memphis; a brother, Albert Davis of Monticello; five sisters, Mildred Bateman and Audrey Conner, both of Pine Bluff, Faye Rash of Monticello, Maggie Lloyd of Collins (Drew County) and Louise Davidson of Round Hill, Virginia; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home at Monticello with the Rev. George Waldrup officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery at Rye (Cleveland County).
GREENFIELD, Wisconsin -- Jimmy Clayton, 31, of Greenfield, Wisconsin, formerly of Pine Bluff, died December 27, 2001. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.
Louis Allen Jr.
Louis Allen Jr., 76, of 818 West Fourth Avenue, died February 26, 2002, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.
Born November 5, 1925, at Chicago, he was a son of the late Louis Allen Sr. and Ida Johnson Allen.
He was a Baptist and a Mason.
He also served in the Army.
He was employed by David Berg Co. as a meat processor.
Survivors include one son, Charles Allen of Hawthorne, California; three stepsons, Charles Warren and Frank Warren, both of Chicago, and Donald Warren Sr. of Pine Bluff; four stepdaughters, Helen Warren of Chicago and Sharion Warren, Raenartha Flowers and Marion Warren, all of Pine Bluff; one brother, Herman Allen of Chicago; two sisters, Lucretia Adams of Panama City, Florida, and Elizabeth Allen of Los Angeles; 17 grandchildren; and 6 six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Brown Funeral Home with Donald Warren officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until funeral time.
The family will be at 1603 West 17th Avenue.
Virginia Lee Ray McElvaine, 79, of 16 King Richard Cove, died February 27, 2002, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.
Born February 8, 1923, at Des Arc (Prairie County), she was a daughter of the late Samuel Ray and Melissa Ray.
She graduated from Pulaski Training School in North Little Rock and she attended Arkansas AM&N College (now the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff). She graduated from Charles Harrison Mason Bible College.
She worked as a nurse's aide at Trinity Village. She was also employed as a nutrition aide at Jefferson County Extension Office, where she worked until her retirement.
She was a member of New Town Missionary Baptist Church in the 1960s when she joined First Trinity Church of God in Christ, where she was a member for more than 40 years.
Her had served as president of the state and local Sunshine Band; president of the sewing circle; a member of the First Trinity Inspirational Radio Choir; member of the deaconess and usher board; Sunday school teacher; vice president of the nursery guild; an evangelistic license missionary; and the First Trinity assistant church mother. She was a recipient of the Civil Service Award presented to the National Sunshine Band Leader for 30 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henery McElvaine.
Survivors include her daughter, Shirley Woodus of Pine Bluff; one stepdaughter, Elyvn Curry of Pine Bluff; two sisters, Mildred Stewart of Pontiac, Michigan, and Stella Brewer of Detroit; one brother, Reddie Ray of Jacksonville; four grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Trinity Church of God in Christ with DeWitt Hill Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Veterans Administration National Cemetery by Christian Way Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.
A memorial service will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church.
The body will be at the church from 10 a.m. until the funeral time.
The family will be at 16 King Richard Cove, the home of Shirley Woodus.
DUMAS -- Mary Louise Griffaw, 70, of Dumas, died March 2, 2002.
Born April 16, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, she was a daughter of the late Joe Koelzer and Beulah Bowerman Koelzer.
She was a beautician employed by Daisy's Beauty Shop at Cape Girardeau until she moved to Dumas in the early 1980s.
She worked in the Dumas School cafeteria until her death.
She was a member of the Holy Child Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lindy P. Griffaw.
Survivors include one daughter, Cheryl Campbell of Dumas; four brothers, Joe Koelzer, Norman Craig and Ralph Craig, all of Cape Girardeau, and Rodney Craig of Cornelia, Georgia; one sister, Jean Tucker of Pevely, Missouri; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Griffin Funeral Home at Dumas. Burial will be in Walnut Lake at Dumas.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society or Crohn's Colitis Foundation.