DANVILLE -- R.B. Ball, 74, of Danville died Friday, May 19, 2006, at Fort Smith. She was the wife of Clarence "Tooter" Ball.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville.
ATKINS -- Robert Dewell Bradley, 83, of Atkins died Tuesday, May 23, 2006, at Morrilton.
He was born Aug. 20, 1922, in Pope County and was the son of the late William A. and Betty Virden Bradley. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Rilla Bradley; a brother, Royal Bradley; and a sister, Billie Sue Morris. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a member of the Bells Chapel Church of Christ, and a retired self-employed grocery store owner.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Linda Bradley of Ashdown, and Kenneth and Cindy Bradley of Bentonville; a daughter, Sharon Dove of North Little Rock; three sisters, Woodine Duvall of Hattieville, Nadine Willcutt of Jerusalem and Virginia Polk of California; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Graveside service and burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Shiloh Cemetery north of Atkins with Robert Hearne officiating. Arrangements are by Lemley Funeral Service.
Visitation will be 6:30-8 tonight.
Memorials may be made to the Southern Christian Home, P.O. Box 649, Morrilton, Ark. 72110.
Don Maxwell, age 77, of Russellville died Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at his home.
A son of the late Robert Homer and Goldie Rhea Venable Maxwell, he was born March 14, 1929, in Atkins. He owned and operated the first Tastee Freeze in Russellville, as well as a grocery store/service station/trailer park in London. He owned the Redwood Inn and Catfish Plantation, was a former sales representative for Sugar Creek Foods in Russellville, an employee of the Pope County Sheriff's Office and was the manager of the City Mall. He was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church. He was also preceded in death by a son, Stan Maxwell.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Ina Maxwell; a daughter-in-law, Scharlette Maxwell of Russellville; a sister, Joella Hines of Russellville; a grandson, Jeremy Wayne Maxwell of Russellville; and numerous nephews, nieces and friends.
A graveside service will be conducted by Shinn Funeral Service at 2 p.m. on Friday at Rest Haven Memorial Park. Sheriff Jay Winters, the Rev. Alan Bradley and the Rev. Paul Northcut will officiate. Burial honors will be provided by the Pope County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 2405 E. Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, Ark. 72802.
DARDANELLE -- Richard C. "Rick" Lemons, 45, of Danville died Tuesday, May 23, 2006.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Cornwell Chapel. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery in Russellville. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 6-8 tonight.
Sue Bizzell, born in Paris, Ark., on Dec. 1, 1937, went to be with the Lord on May 23, 2006, in Oakpoint, Texas.
She lived in Arkansas until age 20 when she moved to Texas. She worked in the cafeteria at Newman Smith High School for 20 years before retiring. During her life, she always put her family first. The only thing better than being one of her children was being one of her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Dub Bizzell; and her brother, H.L. Smith.
Survivors include her children, Melinda Ridout and Pam Sanchez; grandchildren, Capuzene Charity, Deanna Charity and Joseph Sanchez; two great-grandchildren, Hailey and Collin Roach; and two sisters, Pat Cooper and Kathy Soto.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rhoton Funeral Home Chapel at Carrollton, Texas. Burial will be in Hilltop Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
CLARKSVILLE -- Craig Alan Marvel, 45, of Conway died Tuesday, May 23, at Conway Regional Medical Center.
He was a 1979 graduate of Conway High School, an employee of Crow Burlingame Auto Parts Store, and a member and piano player of Zion Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a sister, Jo Ann Marvel; and grandparents, Florine Hatcher Green, Clarence Green, Albert and Hazel Poyner Marvel, M.D. Whatley and Henry Slankard.
Survivors include his parents, Bruce and Pat Marvel of Russellville; a brother, Thomas Marvel of Russellville; grandparent, Iona Slankard of El Dorado; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Hartman Cemetery with Larry Pillow officiating. Arrangements are by Roller-Cox Funeral Service.
After the service, the family will gather at the home of Thomas Marvel, 318 Crossgate Drive, Russellville.
Lloyd Horace Kingsbury, 80, of Dover died Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at the home of close friends.
He was born Jan. 1, 1926, at Derry, N.H., to Horace R. and Albina M. Picard Kingsbury.
He honorably served his country for nearly 20 years in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He enjoyed horses. He was preceded in death by his parents; two wives, Shirley Kingsbury and Fern Kingsbury; and a nephew.
Survivors include a sister, Arlene Varney of Derry, N.H.; a nephew, Pete Varney of Derry; and friends, Scott, Karen and Leslie Kerns, all of Dover.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. Military honors will be provided by the U.S. Navy.
Arrangements are under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service.
David M. Acklen
Funeral services for David Michael Acklen, 56, of Russellville, formerly of Archibald, La., was at 2 p.m. Sunday at Little Creek United Methodist Church in Archibald, La., with the Rev. Howard Childs officiating. Burial was in Little Creek Cemetery at Archibald, La., under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home in Rayville, La.
David Michael Acklen was born Oct. 10, 1949, in Archibald, La., to W.L. and Mary Acklen and passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2006, in Little Rock.
Mike was very loving and faithful to his family and friends. All who really knew him loved him and he will be greatly missed.
Mike was a lifetime member of Little Creek United Methodist Church in Archibald, La.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, W.L. Acklen Jr., Felix W. Acklen and Shepard Acklen.
Survivors include his sisters, Mary Lyn Holloway and husband, Carl, of Archibald, La., and Bettie Ann Brunson and husband, Ted, of Dover; and his many nieces, nephews and friends.
Pallbearers were Brett Brunson, Ty Brunson, Dan Brunson, Perry Brunson, Donald Acklen and Jim Archibald.
Honorary pallbearers were Bob Archibald and Steve Archibald.
Bill N. Coble Sr.
Bill N. Coble Sr., 71, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007, at his residence.
He was the owner and operator of Bilco Tile Company and the Brookland Bearcat Drive Inn. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Methodist Church and the Jonesboro Masonic Lodge. He loved to fish and hunt.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Shirley Coble of the home; a son and his wife, Bill Jr. and Debbie Coble of Russellville; a daughter and her husband, Cheryl and David Head of Brookland; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Adams Coble Parish of Jackson, Tenn.; a sister and her husband, Rita and Jay Foster of Bethany, Okla.; six grandchildren, Kimberly Head Paslay and her husband, Chris, Bobbi Head Green and her husband, Jake, Billy Coble III, Melanie Coble, Eric Coble and Kacy Coble; and two great-grandchildren, Jesse Paslay and Lilyan Paslay.
He was preceded in death by a son, Tim Coble.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant Grove Methodist Church with the Rev. Larry Hunt officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers include Billy Coble, Eric Coble, Jake Green, Chris Paslay, Curt Parish, and Gerald Cheshier.
Honorary bearers will include the men of Pleasant Grove Methodist Church and fishing, hunting, and coffee drinking friends.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home in Jonesboro.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Pleasant Grove Methodist Church building fund or the Alzheimer's Association.