Jerry Price, age 61, of London, died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at Clarksville.
A son of Ruth Moore Gillian of South Fulton, Tenn., and the late Raymond Price, he was born Jan. 28, 1943, in Russellville. He was past president of the Arkansas Commercial Fisherman’s Association, and a member of the Living Church of God. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his step-father, James Gillian.
Other than his mother, he is survived by his wife, Gail Price; a son and daughter-in-law, Mitchell Don and Tricia Price of London; two daughters and sons-in-law: LaGena Gail and Dennis Oliver and Bettinna Rae and Wake Williams, both of Omaha, Ark.; seven grandchildren: Eric Shane Price of The Dalles, Oregon; Keisha Dawn Steward of Omaha, Ark.; Zachary Raymond Price of London; Kayla Reann Cooper, Justin Cory Cooper and Meagan Kinsey Price, all of Omaha; and Jesse Dawn Price of London; and four great-grandchildren.
A graveside memorial service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oakland Cemetery with David Crockett officiating. Services are by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.
Honorary pallbearers will be Zachary Raymond Price, Oscar Coffman, Woody Hale, Phillip Young, Phillip Worm, Mike Bewely and Bud Mueller.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Mrs. Jeff Mobley, Memorial Chairman, 225 Skyline Drive, Russellville 72802; or to Arkansas Hospice, 1310 West Main Street, Russellville 72801.
Margie Ellen Beck, 73, of New Blaine died Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at Clarksville.
She was a dairy farmer and caregiver.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 27 years, Russell Lee Farmer and husband of eight years, John M. Beck; parents, William Clarence and Lula Mae Garrett Clark; a brother; and two sisters.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Janette Farmer of Delaware; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Don Bland of Danville and Laura and Jerry Brewer of Midway; stepchildren and spouses, Virginia and Bob Jasper of Fort Smith, Jimmy Beck of Russellville, Paula and Jeff Ham of Florida, Gloria and Sammy Bowman of Midway, and Lori and Ian Cargill of Oklahoma; 23 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren.
Graveside service and burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Russell Cemetery at Belleville. Arrangements are by Roller Funeral Home of Paris.
Bernice Owens Robertson, 85, of Paris died Wednesday, June 23, 2004, at Paris Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Born Feb. 15, 1919, at Booneville, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Maude Howard Owens, a former sales clerk in retail clothing stores and a member of Paris Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester G. Robertson; and a sister.
Survivors include a son, Larry Wayne Robertson and his wife, Janet, of Columbus, Ohio; two brothers, Bill Owens and his wife, Edith, of Plainview; and Clayton Owens of Dyersburg, Tenn.; a nephew; and a niece.
Graveside service and burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Salem Cemetery at Plainview with Jim Bob Humphrey officiating. Arrangements are by Humphrey Funeral Service.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the cemetery.
Jane E. Moseley, 70, of Elgin, Ill., a native of Russellville, died Monday, June 21, 2004, at her home.
She was born Dec. 4, 1933, to Hillard and Annise Skidmore, a graduate of American Conservatory of Music in Chicago, Ill., with a master’s degree in piano performance, and a piano teacher. She had been a resident of Elgin since 1964. She was a member of Music Teachers National Association, American College of Musicians, American Guild of Organist, Dalcroze Society of America and Westminster Presbyterian Church. She played the organ at Westminster Presbyterian Church for several years and was a substitute organist at other churches. She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Jill Elizabeth Moseley; and a grandson, Llewlyn Emile Gerber.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Carroll Moseley; a son, Robin C. Moseley and his wife, Kimberly, of Elgin; a daughter, Dr. Elizabeth Gerber and her husband, Werner, of Switzerland; and six grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Westminster Presbyterian Church at Elgin with the Rev. Ewan Kennedy officiating. Burial will be in Bluff City Cemetery by Laird Funeral Home of Elgin.
Memorials may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church or Westminster Christian School.
Caleb Michael Matchett, infant son of Michael Dale and Brandy Dawn Loveless Matchett of Russellville, died Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center.
Survivors also include maternal grandparents, Arivell “Bud” and Johnnie Loveless; paternal grandparents, Glen and LaDonna Matchett; paternal great-grandparents, Naomi Matchett, and Billy Don and Myrtle Burris, all of Russellville; an uncle; and four aunts.
A private graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Saint Joe Cemetery. Arrangements are by Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins.
John David Sewell
John David Sewell, 46, of Russellville died Saturday, June 19, 2004, in Russellville.
The son of James Edward and the late Edith Virginia Munford Sewell, he was born May 29, 1958, at Batesville. He worked as a machinist with Dana Corporation for 15 years and was a friend to all.
Survivors include his father and stepmother, James and Juanita Sewell of Russellville; two brothers, Larry Sewell and wife, Pam, of Murphy, Texas, and Michael Sewell and wife, Angela, of Scotland, Ark.; two sisters, Connie Sims and husband, Dennis, of Charleston, S.C., and Becky Sewell of Conway; two stepsisters, Carla Warren of Branson, Mo., and Ramona Long of Memphis, Tenn.; his beloved nieces, Brandie Sims Alexander, Elizabeth Sewell, Brittanie-Anne Sims and Emily Sewell; his beloved great-nephew, Leighton Alexander; his adopted family, Carol Lawrence, and her daughters, Shamber and Danielle.
The family will hold a memorial service at 10 a.m. Friday at East Point Baptist Church with the Rev. Ira Taylor officiating. Cremation arrangements are by Humphrey Funeral Service.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 11500 North Rodney Parham, Suite 19-20, Little Rock, Ark. 72212-4134.
CLARKSVILLE — Lucile Janet Mednick, 73, of Scranton died Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
She was a consultant for Lockheed Corp., daughter of the late Leland and Mary Nelson Crozier, and a member of the Lions Club. She was preceded in death by a son, Jim Wohlford.
Survivors include her husband, H. Eric Mednick; four sons, Michael McCloud of Scranton, Terry Allen Mednick of New Hampshire, Marty Mednick of Palo Lato, Calif., and Randy Charles Mednick of Clearwater, Fla.; seven daughters, Diane McCloud of San Francisco, Calif., Patricia McCloud of Petaluma, Calif., Katherine McCloud of Sunnyville, Calif., Angela Wohlford of Nevada, Holly Wohlford of San Jose, Calif., Joy Seimans of Scranton and Leslie Wohlford of Sunnyville, Calif.; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services are private. Arrangements are by Roller-Cox Funeral Service.
Elva McDowell, 89, of Russellville died Tuesday, July 13, 2004, at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center.
She was born Oct. 14, 1941, at Fort Smith, a 1932 graduate of Russellville High School, received an associate degree from Arkansas Polytechnic College, and was a member of First Baptist Church. She worked with her family at Bill’s Tourist Court on East Fourth Street during the 1940’s, 1950’s and 1960’s.
Survivors include a sister, Della Chappell of Russellville; a sister-in-law, Betty McDowell Grinder of Russellville; a nephew; and a niece.
Graveside service will be at 9 a.m. Friday at Oakland Cemetery with Dan Lightfoot officiating. Burial will be by Humphrey Funeral Service.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
James Austin, 72, of Russellville died Tuesday, July 13, 2004, at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 25, 1931, at Bells Chapel, he was the son of the late Wade and Dovie Gibson Austin, an Army veteran of the Korean conflict, a member of Rogers-Rye Post 2283 of Veterans of Foreign Wars and was of the Assemblies of God faith. He worked as a cureman for Firestone for 27 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Faye Austin; a brother; and three sisters.
Survivors include two sons, Doug Austin and his wife, Sherry, and Greg Austin and his wife, Rita, all of Russellville; a daughter, Diane White and her husband, Steve, of Russellville; two sisters, Neat Sweeden of Atkins and Vivian Baucom of North Carolina; and six grandchildren, Lindsey White, Jenna White, Justin White, Brandon Austin, Kaycee Austin and Morgan Austin.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Shiloh-Williamson Cemetery with the Rev. Earl Stapleton officiating. Burial with full military honors provided by Rogers-Rye Post 2283 of VFW will be by Humphrey Funeral Service.