Adelene Campbell, 90, of Russellville, formerly of Bentonville, died Friday, Nov. 14, 2003, at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center.
Born March 29, 1913, at Mason Valley, she was the daughter of Richard and Katie Nell Burgin Harral, and a 1931 graduate of Bentonville High School. She was in the farming and the restaurant business. Through her church, in the 1950s, Mrs. Campbell was involved in a jail ministry at the Benton County Jail. She worked at Bemco Fiberglass Co. which made the air ducts for Air Force One. In 1995, she was co-founder of River Valley Driving School. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Campbell; her parents; and a daughter, Ellen Jennifer Campbell.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Leland Lee and Glenda Campbell of London; two grandchildren, Shawn Campbell of Mobile, Ala., and Amber Campbell of Russellville; three cousins, Bonnalyn Anglin of Centerton, Marilyn Prestridge of Hot Springs and Joann Vangilder of Denver, Colo.; her caregiver, Debbie Thomas of Russellville; and close friends and neighbors, Imogene McAlister, and Alan and Ethel Athey of Russellville.
Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Barron Cemetery near Vaughn by the Rev. Ray Boyd. Burial will be by Humphrey Funeral Service.
Active — Nick Nicholas, Ryan Anglin, and James and George Huber.
Honorary — Dr. Stanley Bradley, and the nurses of Saint Mary’s ICU, fourth floor and skilled nurses facility.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
DARDANELLE — Geraldine Mae Dawson, 73, of Dardanelle died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, at National Park Medical Center at Hot Springs.
Born July 29, 1930, at Stuart, Neb., she was the daughter of the late Gerald and Marie Seger, and attended Saint John’s Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband, Chuck L. Dawson; three sons, Stephen Dawson of Humbolt, Calif., Mike Dawson of Aiken, S.C., and David Dawson of Dardanelle; four grandchildren, Kelly, Kyle, Irwin and Morgan Dawson; and an aunt.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Dardanelle Funeral Service by the Rev. J. Ramsey Williams. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery by Dardanelle Funeral Service.
Pallbearers include Robert Adams, Bob Christy, David Cossey, Gordon Crain, Paul Dupee and Frank Tayrien.
DARDANELLE — Loutisha Walls, 80, of Dardanelle died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003, at Dardanelle Hospital.
Born Sept. 29, 1923, in Parakette, she was the daughter of the late George Washington and Margaret Adaline Stone McGee, and the widow of Harry J. Walls.
Survivors include a son, Kenneth M. Walls of Dardanelle; a daughter, Annie Margret Walls of Kalamazoo, Mich.; an adopted daughter, Amanda Walls of Dardanelle; four brothers, J.C. McGee and Henry McGee of Kalamazoo, Mich., Paul McGee of London and Don Mullins of Mississippi; a sister, Martha Wasson of Oklahoma; and five grandchildren, Wendy Geerliga, Mellanie Cooper, Dorie Cole, Shaunry Bowman and Stephnie Walls.
The body was cremated. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Service.
The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.
Myrl Ashley Riley, 95, of Hector died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2003, at Dardanelle Nursing Center.
Born Feb. 5, 1908, at Old Hickory, she was the daughter of the late Ben and Mittie Massingill Ashley, and a charter member of Hector Free Will Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 60 years, Jonce Riley; five sons, Jimmy Don, Ben Preston, Billy, Kenneth and Pete Riley; and a daughter, Della Culwell.
Survivors include two daughters, Johnnie Ruth Robinson of Delaware, and Patricia Kaye Crowell and her husband, Ted, of Russellville; a daughter-in-law, Melba Riley of Hector; a sister, Lettie Hice of Gurdon; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hector Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. Darwin Barnhouse and Larry Riley. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery at Hector by Humphrey Funeral Service.
Pallbearers include Randall Hull, Russell Hull, Aaron Culwell, Michael Norris, Roger Trusty and Jerry McCray.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
ATKINS — Kermit Brashear, 70, of Lamar died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003.
Born Aug. 10, 1933, at England, Ark., he was the son of the late Thomas and Amanda Barham Brashear, and a security guard for the Salvation Army. He was preceded in death by seven brothers and four sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Matta Lou Brashear of Clarksville; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Barbara Brashear of Atkins; two daughters and a son-in-law, Maxine Steele, and Mechele and William Palmer, all of the Buttermilk community; a sister, Geraldene Rhodes; five grandchildren, Jason Tarklington, Amy Richardson, Jaclin Riley, J.D. Brashear and Wade Palmer; and four great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Riley, Danyel Riley, Evie Richardson and Alydia Brashear.
Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Clarksville United Methodist Church by the Rev. Steve Wingo. Arrangements are by Lemley Funeral Service.
Dale Yaerger, 84, of Russellville died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2003, at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center.
Born April 14, 1919, at Pottsville, he was the son of the late Cosper and Pearl Amanda Ferguson Yaerger, a retired truck driver for Woodline Motor Freight and a member of Kelley Heights Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Alma Yaerger; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Patsy Yaerger of Winston Salem, N.C.; a sister, Lila Janice Oliver of North Little Rock; and a grandson, Christian Yaerger of Winston Salem, N.C.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Humphrey Chapel by the Rev. Bill Cloninger. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service.
Active — James Chandlier, Jim Powell, Kevin Hill and Rex Myers.
Honorary — Jack Reid, Clarence Phillips, Calvin Finchum and Gene Hull.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Kelley Heights Baptist Church.
Thelma Cross, 74, of Pottsville died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center.
Born April 30, 1929, at Delaware, she was the daughter of the late William Albert and Martha Minnie Lee Hill Manskar, and attended Life Center. She was most recently employed by Auto Zone. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Cross; a daughter, Linda Jubert; and a grandson, David Castello.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Linda Cross of Plantation, Fla., and Paul and Rita Cross of Antioch, Calif.; a daughter, Judy Nichols of Russellville; two brothers, William Manskar of Virginia and Herman Manskar of California; a sister, Ima Gene Thompson of Nashville, Tenn.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Graveside memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Rest Haven Memorial Park by the Rev. Larry Pyle. Burial will be by Shinn Funeral Service.
CLARKSVILLE — Cecil F. Dow, 81, of Jenks, Okla., formerly of Johnson County, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at Grace Living Center at Jenks.
He was a retired aircraft loader and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth E. Dow; and his parents, Martin and Martha Reynolds Dow.
Survivors include two daughters, Ivanne Hanford of Tulsa, Okla., and Barbara Moore of Ola; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Danville Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints by Daniel Farrer and David Torgerson. Burial will be in Knoxville Cemetery by Roller-Cox Funeral Service.
Pallbearers include Auston Ring, Scott Hanford, Aaron Ring and Jared Moore.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Grace Living Center, 711 North Fifth, Jenks, Okla. 74037.