- making genealogy simpler; a free genealogy surname research tool that reaches for data from all over.

User-Contributed Obituaries
Visitors have posted obituaries from all over the world. This forum will be kept spam-free. GenealogyBuff will add obituaries on a regular basis. Use the SEARCH form below to locate your surnames. This forum has literally HUNDREDS of is best to use the search engine to find your surnames of interest. To adjust the number of entries on your screen, set your PREFERENCES to a lower date range.
First Name: Last Name:


AK | AL | AR | AZ | CA | CO | CT | DE | FL | GA | HI | IA | ID | IL | IN | KS | KY | LA | MA | MD | ME | MI | MN | MO | MS
MT | NC | ND | NE | NH | NJ | NM | NV | NY | OH | OK | OR | PA | RI | SC | SD | TN | TX | UT | VA | VT | WA | WI | WV | WY

See all of our Obituary Collections to date with hundreds of thousands of obituaries!

[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

Arkansas - Lawrence County - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 13

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Friday, 7 March 2008, at 10:23 a.m.

Jack C. Berry
Jack C. Berry, 84, of Sedgwick, died Dec. 24, 2004, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis.
Born March 12, 1920, in Sedgwick, he was the son of John and Anna Mary Vinson Berry. He was a retired warrant officer with the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II. He was also employed with General Electric, I M Debold Cotton Gin, and worked for 20 years with Cox-Implement. He was a member of the PT Boats National Organization, the Peter Tare Association, the Military Officers Association of America and Sedgwick Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, John T. Berry, Paul L. Berry and Forrest Berry; and two sisters, Evelyn Berry Fielder and Eunice Berry Townsend.
Survivors include his wife, Reba Miller Berry, whom he married Oct. 1, 1949.
Funeral was Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Higginbotham Chapel with Thomy Green officiating. Burial was in Old Military Cemetery at Sedgwick under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Service.
Pallbearers were Corwin Petty, Charles Petty, Anthony Whitley, Kevin Simms, Kevin Kapales and Lanny Fielder. Honorary pallbearers were Robert Davis, Charles Dame, Buel Dame, Harold Manus, J.S. Fielder, Dennis Manus, Jerry Cox, Emmit Stone, William A. Pierce, Glen Worlow, Glenwood Vance, Bill Gatlin, Homer Head, Doyne Hayes and John Petty.

Clyde Coleman
Clyde Coleman, 81, of Walnut Ridge, died Dec. 25, 2004, at his home.
Born in Memphis, he was the son of George Richard and Nettie Lou Johnson Coleman. He was a graduate of Whitehaven High School, a World War II Army veteran and received his pharmacy doctorate degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis. He was the owner of Mallory Heights Pharmacy in Memphis for 30 years before relocating to Walnut Ridge in 1980. He was the past director of the pharmacy at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, and a consultant for Lawrence Hall and the Public Health Department.
He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister. Survivors include his wife, Martha Miller Coleman; two daughters, Marty Moore Anderson, Memphis, and Glenda Loyd, Jonesboro; a son, Richard Coleman, Bartlett, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the House-Gregg Chapel with Elder Larry Anderson officiating. Burial was in Forest Hill Cemetery at Memphis under the direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Lexx Loyd, Blair Loyd, Judd Loyd, Coleman Moore, Gregory Coleman, Zachary Coleman, Phil Hagan, and his best friend, Archie Hardin. Honorary pallbearers were Quincy Coleman, Elijah Coleman and Jimmy Clyde Coleman.

Rita Ann Keller Dickerson
Rita Ann Keller Dickerson, 64, of Section, Ala., died Dec. 21, 2004, following a short illness.
Born July 23, 1940, in Indianapolis, she was a graduate of Broad Ripple High School in Indianapolis and attended Purdue University.
She worked for Review Publishing in Indianapolis, where she became publisher of Amateur Athlete, Child Life, The Brownie Reader (which she co-founded), Children's Playmate, Design, and Jack and Jill magazines. She was also executive publisher of Holiday magazine and associate publisher of The Saturday Evening Post. She left Review Publishing in 1972 after being honored in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Women. She became circulation director of Ms magazine in 1973.
She left the publishing business in 1974 to devote her time to raising her children. She returned to work in 1981 as a fundraiser for a variety of non-profit charitable organizations, which she continued until she retired in 1995.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Miller L. Keller and Mary Catherine Lux Keller.
Survivors include her husband of 30 years, Guy Rex Dickerson; two sons, Vernon "Kelley" Cooper Jr., Jonesboro, and Robert Rex Dickerson, Little Rock; two daughters, Catherine Marie Coker, Walnut Ridge, and Jennifer Frances Jones, Section, Ala.; three brothers, Tom Keller, Noblesville, Ind., Jack Keller, Saratoga, Calif., and Kerry Keller, Indianapolis; a sister, Frances French, Carmel, Ind.; and five grandchildren.
Funeral was Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Roller-Drummond Funeral Home Southwest Chapel in Little Rock. Burial was in Pinecrest Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309.
An online guest book may be signed at

Cheri Renee Howard
Cheri Renee Howard, 29, of Powhatan, died Dec. 22, 2004, at her parents' home.
A 1993 graduate of Black Rock High School, she was a former certified nursing assistant at St. Bernards Medical Center, a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, 1st Lt. Steven Ty Howard, currently stationed in Baghdad; two sons, Drew Howard and Christian Noble Howard, both of the home; a daughter, Ashlee Nicole Howard, of the home; her parents, Rodney and Mary Sade Kissee, Powhatan; and her grandmothers, Ethel Wilcoxson, Hoxie, and Lillie Whitlow, Black Rock.
Funeral is today at 10 a.m. in the House-Gregg Chapel with Rev. Glenn Chadwick officiating. Burial will be in Strangers Home Cemetery under the direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be James Manning, David Manning, Daniel Manning, John Manning, Shawn Bryant and Rick Sade.

James McGuffey
James McGuffey, 71, of the Calvin community, near Alicia, died Dec. 23, 2004, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock.
Born in the Bramlett community, he lived in St. Louis for eight years and moved to the Calvin community in 1974. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Korea, and was a retired carpenter.
He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Turner.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth McGuffey; his mother, Olive Cobble, Walnut Ridge; a sister, Evelyn Williams, the Oak Grove community; and a brother, Harley Mack Turner, Bramlett.
Graveside service was Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Calvin Cemetery near Alicia with Bro. Monroe Baldwin officiating. House-Gregg Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Rufus Voage Saffell
Rufus Voage Saffell, 101, of Jonesboro, died Dec. 25, 2004, at Rose Skill Care Nursing Home.
Born in Egypt, he was the son of Samuel L. and Molly Butler Saffell. He was a lifetime resident of Northeast Arkansas, a retired farmer and school bus driver, and was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Trudie Pierce Saffell; and two brothers.
Survivors include a son, Donald Ray Saffell, Van Buren; three daughters, Wanda Keltner, Bridgman, Mich., Bernice Jones Henry, Jonesboro, and Lucille Emmons, Evans, Colo.; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral is today at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home with Gary Gipson officiating. Burial will be in Keller's Chapel Cemetery.
Grandson Larry Jones and nephews George Pierce, Royce Pierce, Joe Pierce, Gaylon Pierce and Randall Pierce will serve as pallbearers.

Bertha Mae Wagoner
Bertha Mae Wagoner, 90, of Batesville, died Dec. 27, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville.
Born June 14, 1914, in Walnut Ridge, she was the daughter of William Everett and Nancy Brown Ballard. She lived in the Walnut Ridge area until moving to Batesville in December of 1996. She was a homemaker and was of the Christian belief.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Fred Edward Wagoner; a sister, Lucy Ballard Prelip; two brothers, Fred Ballard and Willie Ballard; and a granddaughter.
Survivors include two daughters, Connie Crafton, Jonesboro, and Bettie Schleiff, Batesville; two sons, Fred Dewayne Wagoner, Joplin, Mo., and Joel Wagoner, Batesville; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral is today at 1 p.m. in Bryan Chapel with Bro. Lavon Post officiating. Burial will be in Lawrence Memorial Park under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Joel Schleiff, Gregg Schleiff, Chris Wagoner, Eddie Wagoner, John Wall and Joel Wall. Honorary pallbearers will be Anita Keith, Bill Keith, Junior Wagoner, Inez Wagoner, Norman Butts, Norma Butts, Neda Munn, Bill Munn and the Agape Sunday School class of Central Baptist Church in Jonesboro.
Visitation is Wednesday from 11 a.m. until time of the service.

Marriage Search Engines

[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

User-Contributed Obituaries Forum is maintained by GenealogyBuff with WebBBS 5.12.

Click to Search Large Databases

Understand what your DNA says about your health,
traits and family history. Explore Your DNA Today at Get 10% off each additional kit.

Incredibly COOL Genealogy Databases
on the Web!


First Name:
Last Name:

Search through tons of fulltext obits
from all over the United States.


First Name:
Last Name:

Search through tons of marriage records
from all over the United States.


Miscellaneous Obituaries Collection
Surname Research Tool
Origin, immigration, life-expectancy, etc. for this surname:

You must use the SUBMIT button; hitting ENTER will not work!
Data is extrapolated freely from

  If the results that you get turn out to be a death notice rather than an obituary, many times you can find a fulltext obituary by doing a search HERE.

Search ALL Deaths, Burials, Cemeteries & Obituaries


Alabama  - Alaska  - Arizona  - Arkansas  - California  - Colorado  - Connecticut  - Delaware  - Florida  - Georgia  - Hawaii  - Idaho  - Illinois  - Indiana  - Iowa  - Kansas  - Kentucky  - Louisiana  - Maine  - Maryland  - Massachusetts  - Michigan  - Minnesota  - Mississippi  - Missouri  - Montana  - Nebraska  - Nevada  - New Hampshire  - New Jersey  - New Mexico  - New York  - North Carolina  - North Dakota  - Ohio  - Oklahoma  - Oregon  - Pennsylvania  - Rhode Island  - South Carolina  - South Dakota  - Tennessee  - Texas  - Utah  - Vermont  - Virginia  - Washington  - West Virginia  - Wisconsin  - Wyoming
United Kingdom


Alabama  - Arizona  - Arkansas  - California  - Connecticut  - Georgia  - Idaho  - Illinois  - Indiana  - Iowa  - Kansas  - Louisiana  - Maryland  - Massachusetts  - Michigan  - Mississippi  - Missouri  - Nebraska  - New Mexico  - New York  - North Carolina  - Ohio  - Pennsylvania  - South Carolina  - Tennessee  - Texas  - Virginia  - West Virginia

Search ALL Obituaries in Databases:

AL - AK - CA - CO - CT - DE - FL - GA - HI - IA - ID - IL - IN - KS - KY - LA - MA - MD - ME - MI - MN - MO - MS - MT - NC - ND - NE - NH - NJ - NM - NV - NY - OH - OK - OR - PA - RI - SC - SD - TN - TX - UT - VA - VT - WA - WI - WV - WY


Death Records

Cemetery Records

Obituary Records

Marriage Records

Birth Records

Divorce Records

Vital Records

Show ALL Obituary Collections

User-Contributed Genealogy Data Forum

User-Contributed Obituary Forum

Library of Genealogy Files

United States Newspaper Directory

United States Counties

United States Cities


Alabama Newspapers
Alaska Newspapers
Arizona Newspapers
Arkansas Newspapers
California Newspapers
Colorado Newspapers
Connecticut Newspapers
Delaware Newspapers
Florida Newspapers
Georgia Newspapers
Idaho Newspapers
Illinois Newspapers
Indiana Newspapers
Iowa Newspapers
Kansas Newspapers
Kentucky Newspapers
Louisiana Newspapers
Maine Newspapers
Maryland Newspapers
Massachusetts Newspapers
Michigan Newspapers
Minnesota Newspapers
Missouri Newspapers
Montana Newspapers
Nebraska Newspapers
Nevada Newspapers
New Hampshire Newspapers
New Jersey Newspapers
New Mexico Newspapers
New York Newspapers
North Carolina Newspapers
North Dakota Newspapers
Ohio Newspapers
Oklahoma Newspapers
Oregon Newspapers
Pennsylvania Newspapers
Rhode Island Newspapers
South Carolina Newspapers
South Dakota Newspapers
Tennessee Newspapers
Texas Newspapers
Utah Newspapers
Virginia Newspapers
Washington Newspapers
West Virginia Newspapers

Alabama Census Records

Alaska Census Records

Arizona Census Records

Arkansas Census Records

California Census Records

Colorado Census Records

Connecticut Census Records

Delaware Census Records

Florida Census Records

Georgia Census Records

Idaho Census Records

Illinois Census Records

Indiana Census Records

Iowa Census Records

Kansas Census Records

Kentucky Census Records

Louisiana Census Records

Maine Census Records

Maryland Census Records

Massachusetts Census Records

Michigan Census Records

Minnesota Census Records

Missouri Census Records

Montana Census Records

Nebraska Census Records

Nevada Census Records

New Hampshire Census Records

New Jersey Census Records

New Mexico Census Records

New York Census Records

North Carolina Census Records

North Dakota Census Records

Ohio Census Records

Oklahoma Census Records

Oregon Census Records

Pennsylvania Census Records

Rhode Island Census Records

South Carolina Census Records

South Dakota Census Records

Tennessee Census Records

Texas Census Records

Utah Census Records

Virginia Census Records

Washington Census Records

West Virginia Census Records


Subscribe to to have access to billions of records:

Confirm birth and death dates with the Social Security Death Index: - - - - Surname Search Utility - - Marriage Search Engines
Return to Main Page

One of the sponsors of this site is: