CLARKSVILLE—Brenda Allison Galloway, 89, formerly of Clarksville died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1999, in a Russellvile nursing home. She graduated from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in 1933 and was a public health nurse in Marion County from 1933 to 1935. She maried in 1935 and returned to Clarksville and served the community as a registered nurse for 30 years.
Funeral service will be Monday at 10 a.m. at the FIrst United Methodist Church in Clarksville with burial at Oakland Cemetery in Clarksville under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home of Clarksville.
She is survived by a son, William Galloway of Russellvile; a daughter, Sylvia Butler of Little Rock; a sister, Beatrice Jacks of Monticello; and a grandson, James Bradley Butler, a student at the University of Arkansas.
The family will visit with friends Sunday from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Hardwicke Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 535, Clarksvilkle, AR 72830.
Evelyn Harrell, 67, of Stigler died Friday, Dec. 24, 1999, in Stigler. She was a homemaker.
Graveside service will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Antioch Cemetery in Stigler under the direction of Mallory Funeral Home of Stigler.
She is survived by three daughters, Connie White of Spiro, Diane Carson of Noble, Okla., and Freda Baker of Chester; one sister, Freeda Vandergriff of Tishomingo, Okla.; and eight grandchildren.
Viewing will be at Mallory Funeral Home in Stigler.
MENA — Illa Christene Peck, 84, of Mena died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 1999, in Mena. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the Big Fork Baptist Church.
Graveside service was held 2 p.m. Dec. 23, 1999, at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery under the direction of Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
She is survived by her husband, Clarence; one daughter, Sharon Edwards of Big Fork; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were John Lueck, Mike Dumiak, Howard Smith, Jimmy Williams, Roy Chamberlain and Dewayne Turpin.
MANSFIELD — Harold Douglas Housley, 69, of Mansfield died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 1999, at his home. He retired from aircraft tooling and was a Baptist.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Inglewood Mortuary Chapel of Inglewood, Calif., with burial at Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood. Local arrangements are under the direction of Martin Funeral Home of Waldron.
He is survived by his wife, Jacquelyn; one daughter, Karen Barnes of Anderson, S.C.; one son, Dennis of Mansfield; one sister, Opal Reed of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.; one brother, William of Hawthorne, Calif. and three grandchildren, Katie, Christian and Nathan.
John Sykes Sr.
NEW CARLISLE, Ohio — John R. Sykes Sr., 64, of New Carlisle, formerly of Spiro, died Saturday, Dec. 11, 1999, at Kettering Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio.
His body was donated to Wright State University of Medical Science. A memorial service will be held later.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia; two daughters, Sherry Mitchell of Cincinnati and Kerri Meadows of New Carlisle; four sons, Steven, David, Mitchell and John R. Sykes Jr., all of Ohio; four sisters, Marie Boyd of Fort Smith, Joyce Mote, Molly Hill and Syble Sims, all of Van Buren; six brothers, Ted, James, Robert and Charles Neal, all of Fort Smith, Elmer Neal of Del City, Okla., and Ray Neal of Pryor, Okla.; several aunts and cousins of the Fort Smith and Spiro area; and nine grandchildren.
MULBERRY — Billy Jerome Patterson, 68, of Mulberry, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1999, in a Van Buren hospital. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the VFW and DAV.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Oak Bower Church with burial at Oak Bower Cemetery in Mulberry under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home of Mulberry.
He is survived by his wife, Lois; one daughter, Doris Kelley of Mulberry; two sons, Gary and Richard, both of Mulberry; his mother, Ocie Patterson of Mulberry; two sisters, Cathy Yancy and Linda Wilson, both of Mulberry; four brothers, Wallace, Roy and Delmer, all of Mulberry and Kenneth of Alma; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Stanley Brake, Derrick Merrell, Ronny and Lydell McCollum, Nathan Brown, Leslie Webb and Phillip Patterson.
KEOTA — Donald Gene Dees, 50, of Keota died Thursday, Dec. 23, 1999, in Muskogee.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday in Mallory Funeral Home Chapel of Spiro with burial at New Hope Cemetery in Spiro.
He is survived by his wife, Maureen; one daughter, Stacey Maxey of Plano, Texas; five sisters, Norma Feldman of Philadelphia, Jo Ann Moudy and Tammy Dees, both of Stigler, Naomi Lawson of Booneville and Zona Sullivan of Claremore, Okla.; three brothers, Steve of Marble City, Dave of McAlester, Okla., and Mike of Fort Smith; and two grandchildren, Vegas and Cole Maxey of Plano, Texas.
Pallbearers will be Bill and Wayne Biggerstaff, Ricky Payne, Jimmy Carry, Garyon Lawson and Phillip Nolen.
The body may be viewed from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. No visitation on Saturday, Dec. 25, 1999.
OZARK — Cephas Monroe Allred, 92, of Ozark died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1999, in a local hospital. He was a member of the Corinth Missionary Baptist Church and a farmer.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday in Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel of Ozark with burial at Highland Cemetery in Ozark.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia; four daughters, Pauline English of Altus, Angerie Terry of Doddridge, Reba Peevy of Alma and Brenda Lewis of Mulberry; three sons, Harrison and Larry, both of Ozark and Bobby of Coal Hill; one sister, Mary Edna Meredith of California; two brothers, Calvin of Daytona Beach, Fla., and Olen of Tulsa; 19 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Ricky, Britt, Stephan and Keith Allred, Gary Terry and Michael Peevy.
SALLISAW — Lorene Thomas, 66, of Sallisaw died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1999, in Fort Smith. She was the owner of a resale shop in Rocky Point Community, Okla. she was a Protestant.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. today with burial at Rocky Point Cemetery, north of Sallisaw, under the direction of Agent Funeral Home of Sallisaw.
She is survived by her husband, J.B.; two daughters, Leanne Adams of Fort Smith and Kathy Adams of Sallisaw; one son, Troy Leon Thomas of Sallisaw; three sisters, Evelyn Strahm of Tulsa and Linda K. Johnson and Charlotte Hill, both of Sallisaw; three brothers, Bud Pollard of Sallisaw, Billy Ray Pollard of Pocola and John Pollard of Muldrow; and four grandchildren, Brandon Adams, Justin, Cody and Jennifer Thomas.
SALLISAW — Vivian Louise Smith, 71, of Sallisaw died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1999, in Sallisaw. She was a homemaker and the widow of Wren Robert Smith, Sr. She was a Pentecostal.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. today at Lee’s Creek Assembly of God in Nicut, Okla., with burial at Seabolt Cemetery, northeast of Muldrow under the direction of Agent Funeral Home of Sallisaw.
She is survived by three daughters, Bobbie Jo Hancock and Pat Richardson, both of Sallisaw and Debbie Smith of the home; two sons, Robert Wren Smith Jr. of Phelan, Calif., and Frankie Willard Smith of Sallisaw; one sister, Jessie Coffey of Springfield, Mo.; one brother, Leroy Lambeth of San Clemente, Calif.; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
VIAN — Franklin T. Wilkerson, 75, of Vian died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1999, in Vian. He was a retired farmer, a member of the Elks Club in Blackwell, Okla., and a Baptist. He was a veteran of World War II and served on the U.S.S. Jenkins.
The body may be viewed at 10 a.m. Monday in the funeral home. Cremation is under the direction of Agent Funeral Home of Sallisaw.
He is survived by his wife, Roberta; one daughter, Toni Wilkerson Labaugh of Tulsa; and two grandchildren, Travis Wayne Wilkerson and Kirbie Irene Labaugh.
SALLISAW — Ruby Elizabeth Cullum, 89, of Sallisaw died Thursday, Dec. 23, 1999, in Sallisaw. She was a cook at Sallisaw schools for 19 years. She was a Baptist and the widow of James Everett Buck Cullum.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday in Agent Funeral Home Chapel of Sallisaw with burial at Fleetwood Cemetery, east of Sallisaw.
She is survived by five daughters, Euna Coker of Oklahoma City, Mary Turner, Betty Bradshaw and Theresa Comer, all of Sallisaw and Jean Adamson of Santa Barbara, Calif.; one son, Frank of Hanson, Okla.; one sister, Alice Edwards of Sallisaw; one brother, Oscar Anderson of Wenatchee, Wash.; 27 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren.
The body may be viewed from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Carl “Gene” Owrey, 44, of Memphis died Thursday, Dec. 23, 1999, at his home. He was a driver for Parts Inc.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Memphis Funeral Home, Raleigh Chapel.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara; two sons, Michael Pittman and Chris Owrey, both of Memphis; his mother, Mary King of Huntington; four sisters, Sandra Flanagan of Memphis, Sheila and Dede King, both of Huntington and Rhonda Hubbard of Springfield, Mo.; two brothers, Joe Stark of Brighton, Tenn., and Harry King of Southhaven, Miss.; and one grandchild.