CLARKSVILLE -- Gladys Troxell of North Little Rock died Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at her home.
Arrangements will be announced by Roller-Cox Funeral Service.
DARDANELLE -- Robert Lloyd "Bob" Campbell, 83, of North Little Rock died Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at Lakewood Nusing Home in North Little Rock.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Brearley Cemetery. Arrangements will be announced by Cornwell Funeral Home.
CLARKSVILLE -- Leon Ford, 80, of Clarksville died Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at his home.
A Masonic graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Hartman Baptist Church in Hartman. Burial will be in West Mount Zion Cemetery in Hartman. Arrangements are by Roller-Cox Funeral Home, Clarksville.
Visitation will be open.
Martha Freer Hayward, 72, a resident of Clarksville, formerly of Pope County, died Monday, April 17, 2006, at the Johnson Regional Medical Center in Clarksville.
She was born Sept. 9, 1933, at Fort Sheridan, Ill., to George Henry and Martha Ellen Hoss Freer.
She was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, and a member of the Eastern Star, the Disabled American Veterans, and Saint John's Catholic Church. She was a former employee of the U.S. Forestry Service. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Loretta Rollans and Margie Atherton.
Survivors include a son, Christopher R. Williams of Clarksville; two daughters and a son-in-law, Tracey L. and Bob Mussey of Woodbridge, Va., and Cheryl Vines of Dallas, Texas; seven grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 2006, at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Russellville officiated by Father William Wewers. Military honors will be provided by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Rogers-Rye Post 2283. Arrangements are under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service.
Memorials may be made to the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church; 103 E. Main Street; Clarksville, Ark. 72830.
DARDANELLE -- Ronald Jack Huggins, 55, of Dardanelle died Monday, April 17, 2006, at Dardanelle Hospital.
Born April 24, 1950, in Jonesboro, he was the son of Samuel Jackson "Jack" and Kathryn Marie Halfacre Huggins. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of Boyce-Woods Post 3141 of Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Huggins; his mother, Kathryn Huggins of Harrisburg; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Ronald Samuel Huggins of Dardanelle, Timothy Luke Huggins of Springfield, Ill., and Christopher Alan and Danielle Huggins of Kansas City, Mo.; two brothers, James Robert Huggins of Mountain Home and Willie Thomas Huggins of Hector; four sisters, Diane Bowers and Londa Huggins of Peoria, Ill., Patricia Duvall of Russellville and Irettea Jones; five grandchildren; and numerous other family and friends.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 tonight.
Cremation arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home.
Wade C. Markle
Wade Cheyenne Markle, 39, of Flippin passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2006, at his home after a two-year battle with cancer.
He was born July 30, 1966, in Harrison, Ark. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Linda Markle.
He married his college sweetheart on May 27, 1990, in Atkins, Ark. Cheyenne accomplished many things in his life. At 18, he achieved the rank of black belt in Tae-Kwon-do and by 22 he had his private pilot's license.
Cheyenne recieved a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Arkansas Tech University in 1991 and his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2000. After being out of state for 10 years, he and his family had the opportunity to return to the area in 2006 when he was hired by Eaton Corporation as a supervisor.
He enjoyed fishing, riding his Harley, driving his Corvette and spending time with friends and family. He will be remembered by all those that loved him as a devoted husband, wonderful father and a man of great integrity.
He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Brigitte Swain Markle; three beautiful daughters, Alyssa, Audrey and Anna Markle; a great-grandfather, Charlie Riggs; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, and many cherished friends. He is also survived by his father, a half-brother and a half-sister.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home in Mountain Home, Ark.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 14, at Twin Lakes Baptist Church in Mountain Home with Dr. Sam Bailey officiating. Following the service, burial will be in Flippin Cemetery.
Bill Cramton, Andy Tubb, Louis Cowie, Keith Riggs, John Galligan and Scott Milligan will serve as pallbearers.
Charlie Melton, Jim Umholtz, Mike Trickett, Lance LaFevers, Dale Barnett and Paul Neal will serve as honorary pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Markle Children's College Fund at First Service Bank in Flippin or Yellville or to the American Cancer Society.
CLARKSVILLE -- Calvin Warren Poyner, 85, of Hartman died Monday, July 10, 2005, at Johnson Regional Medical Center.
He was a farmer and worked in construction, an Army veteran and of the Assemblies of God faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Earlene Riley Poyner; parents, George W. and Judy Thompson Poyner; brothers, Wilburn and Sylvester "Red" Poyner; and sisters, Dorothy Rowland, Ava Anglin and Hazel Marvel.
Survivors include sons, Frank and James Poyner of Hartman, and Michael Poyner of Russellville; daughters, Beverly Riddle of Hartman, Margaret Hill and Linda Freeman of Clarksville, Kathy Sams of Hartman, Debbie Magby of Greenbrier and Tammy Sampley of Tulsa, Okla.; brother, Carl Poyner of Hartman; sisters, Laura Anglin of Clarks-ville and Reba Harris of Hartman; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Roller-Cox Chapel. Burial will be in Kendall Cemetery at Hartman by Roller-Cox Funeral Service.
Active -- Frank Poyner, James Poyner, Jonathan Freeman, Willard Sams, Johnny Anglin and Vernon Jr. Harris.
Honorary -- Matt Sampley, Dewayne Carson, Travis Hill and Mike Poyner.
Visitation will be 6-8 tonight.
Ezma Barnard Spicer, 88, of Russellville, formerly of Scranton, died Tuesday, July 11, 2006, in Russellville.
She was a beautician, and owner and operator of Ezma's Beauty Shop for 58 years. She attended the Scranton Holiness Church while living in Scranton and after moving to Russellville she attended Woodlawn Free Will Baptsit Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William A. and Sarrah O. Turman Barnard; husband, Johnie Taft Spicer; brother, M.H. Barnard; and sisters, Sarrah Etta Marshall, Bessie Brown and Eulema Gist.
Survivors include her niece and caregiver, Norma Jean Humphrey and her husband, Harold, of Russellville; special caregivers, Maggie Barlow and Anne Riley; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Roller Chapel-Paris. Burial will be in McKendree Cemetery at Scranton. Arrangements are by Roller Funeral Home-Paris.
Visitation will be 7 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
DARDANELLE -- Emma Crowe, a devoted mother, memmie and friend to many, age 74 of Dardanelle, died Monday, July 10, 2006, at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center.
She was born June 20, 1932, at Russellville to Jefferson Montgomery and Velma Irene Williamson Keltner. She retired as a cook from Dardanelle School after 30 plus years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Loyd Russell Crowe; a brother, Billy Keltner; a sister, Jewell Girtman; and a grandchild.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, David and Cheryl Crowe of Rudy, Jerry and Debbie Crowe, and Brian and Jackie Crowe, all of Dardanelle; three brothers, James Leonard Keltner of Mabelvale, and J.M. Keltner and Robert Keltner of Benton; a sister, Mildred Dixon of Mabelvale; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous other family and friends.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Cornwell Chapel. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home.
Pallbearers: Shane Crowe, Dusty Crowe, Matt Crowe, Justin Crowe, Cliff Shipman and Clay Mitchell.
Honorary pallbearers: Jamie Shipman, Chaz Crowe and Dusty Crowe.
In addition to flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice of Russellville, 2405 E. Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, Ark. 72801.