Loyd Dwain "Caveman" Carter
Loyd Dwain "Caveman" Carter, 40, of Tuckerman, brother of Pairlee Golden of Alicia, died June 11, 2006. Burial was Wednesday, June 14, in Dowell's Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Jackson's Newport Funeral Home.
Sher'ree Danielle Ewald
Sher'ree Danielle Ewald, 33, of Hoxie, died June 18, 2006, at her home.
Born Oct. 23, 1972, in Luxton, La., she was the daughter of Junius D. and Shirley Futrell. She was a homemaker and was a member of The Church.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas J. Ewald; two daughters, Christian Brooke Turner and Anna Marie Trout, both of Hoxie; two sisters, Anita Futrell and Janet Futrell, both of Paragould; and a brother, James Futrell, Paragould.
Graveside service is Thursday at noon at Lorado Cemetery with Bro. Freddie Hatfield Sr. officiating. Bryan Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Kenny Willfond, Jesse Martin, Jeffrey Bryant, John Chancellor, Sammy Webb, Junior Moody, James Harris and Michael Householder.
Margaret Jane Flippo, 74, of Walnut Ridge, died June 15, 2006, at Walnut Ridge Nursing and Rehab.
Born April 26, 1932, in Hoxie, she was a retired mail carrier and was a member of First Baptist Church in Hoxie.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William R. and Alpha Colbert Jones; and a brother, Lavon Jones.
Survivors include her husband, Jerry Lee Flippo, whom she married April 1, 1953; a son, Gary Devoe Flippo, Hoxie; a daughter, Margo Broening, Cincinnati; three sisters, Patsy Hodge, Jonesboro, and Wilma Doyle and Maggie Sears, both of Walnut Ridge; a brother, Larry Jones, Chadwick, Ill.; and six grandchildren, Kera Flippo, Abbey Flippo, Megan Flippo, Alex Broening, Will Broening and Anna Broening.
Funeral was Sunday at 2 p.m. in Bryan Chapel with Bro. Harold Russell officiating. Burial was in Lawrence Memorial Park under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Dick Jarboe, Michael Hodge, Dennis Flippo, Gary Sears, Bill Hodge and Randy Flippo. Honorary pallbearers were Jim Penn and Tom Sloan.
Roseltha Ford, 82, of Walnut Ridge, died June 12, 2006, at Mission Regional Hospital in Mission, Texas.
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Ford, in 1999.
Graveside services were Saturday at 10 a.m. at Hope Cemetery in Imboden with Bro. Wilbur Griggs officiating. Higginbotham Funeral Service had charge of arrangements.
Carmel T. Foster
Carmel Theresa Paralee Sauls Foster, 92, of Hoxie, died June 14, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Born in Sharp County, she lived all of her adult life in Lawrence County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Hoxie Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Leslie Foster Jr.; and two brothers.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph L. Foster Sr.; a daughter, Nova Sue Dobbs, Hoxie; two sisters, Edna Sauls Bookout and Freida Sauls Lewallen; two brothers, Denver O. Sauls and James E. Sauls; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Saturday at 2 p.m. in the House-Gregg Chapel with Donald Layne officiating. Burial was in Lawrence Memorial Park under the direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Larry Dobbs, David Dobbs, Eddie Foster, Roger Foster, Trey Foster and Ben Dobbs. Honorary pallbearers were Lee Dobbs, Tillman Foster, Clayton Mays, Foster B. McVey and Sam Foster.
Elmo Foster, 80, of Walnut Ridge, died June 15, 2006.
Survivors include his wife, Estelle "Bea" Foster; three sons, William "Buck" Foster, Corning, Jimmy Don Foster, Troy, Mo., and Harold Sischo, Walnut Ridge; two daughters, Estelle Ladd, Corning, and Marlene Fudge, New Athens, Ill.; a brother, Lester Ray Foster, Corning; a sister, Roberta Ann Ladd, Corning; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Monday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McNabb Funeral Home in Pocahontas with Gerald Fears officiating. Burial was in Sharum Cemetery with military honors provided by Promberger-Traw Post No. 4556.
Lacey Nicole Foster
Lacey Nicole Foster, 20, formerly of Walnut Ridge, died suddenly on June 17, 2006, in Rockford, Ill. Her good heart and loving spirit will be missed by so many.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Willis Shatsar.
Survivors include her parents, Donna and Donald Foster, Rockford; her aunt, Carolyn Shatsar, Walnut Ridge; her cousin, Ben Shatsar, Walnut Ridge; and her grandmother, Marjorie Shatsar, Hoxie.
Private services will be held in Rockford.
Gary Grooms Sr.
Gary Grooms Sr., 47, of Jonesboro, brother of Ralph Grooms of Hoxie, died June 13, 2006. Funeral was Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Heath Colonial Chapel with Rev. Rick Ethridge officiating. Memorials may be made to the Brandi and Danny Grooms College Fund, in care of Extraco Banks, P.O. Box 1029, Belton, Texas 76513.
James M. Haynes
James M. Haynes, 43, of Black Rock, died June 12, 2006, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould.
Survivors include his wife Donna Lea Goff; a son, James Haynes; three daughters, Kristian Haynes, Kassandra Haynes and Kaitlyn Haynes, all of the home; and a brother, David Haynes, Albuquerque, N.M.
The body was cremated. Higginbotham Funeral Service had charge of arrangements.
Howard L. Jarrett
Howard L. Jarrett, 86, of Walnut Ridge, died June 13, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Born March 7, 1920, in Walnut Ridge, he was the son of Louis E. and Gussie Watson Jarrett. He was a farmer and a former member of the quartets, the Jordanairs and the Sunlighters. He was a member of United Free Will Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Jewell Ann Mayberry Jarrett, whom he married Feb. 4, 1942; a son, Terry Jarrett, Walnut Ridge; a daughter, Sandra Gipson, Pocahontas; a brother, Dwain Jarrett, Walnut Ridge; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Friday at 2 p.m. at United Free Will Baptist Church with Bros. Charles Hendrix and Dale Blackwell officiating. Burial was in Randolph Memorial Gardens at Pocahontas under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Tom Jarrett, Ronald Mosier, Gregg Jarrett, Jeff O'Donald, Karl Schoeneman and Don Winfrey. Honorary pallbearers were Ronald Jarrett, Bill Carson and Larry Cook.
Luther M. Peace
Luther M. Peace, 90, of Proctor, formerly of Memphis, died June 18, 2006, at Broadway Healthcare in West Memphis.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Peace and was a former resident of the Black Rock and Powhatan area. He was a retired farmer for Peace Farms in Proctor. He served in the Merchant Marines during World War II and had been a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps. He was of the Methodist faith.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Nadene Peace; and a brother, Gervase Peace.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Richard Underhill, Proctor, and Mrs. Richard McBryde, Memphis; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Graveside service was Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Oak Forest Cemetery in Black Rock. Roller-Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis had charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
An online guestbook is available at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
John Alden Rush
John Alden Rush, 83, of Portland, Ore., died June 6, 2006.
Born April 10, 1923, in Hardy, he lived his early life in Walnut Ridge. He served as a Navy fighter pilot during World War II and survived being shot down in the Pacific Ocean. He graduated from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering and worked for DuPont Chemicals as a chemical engineer. He lived in Portland for the past five and a half years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rita Oldham Rush, in 1998, whom he married in 1947.
Survivors include two daughters, Lucinda R. Giorgetti and Anne A. Dean.
A private service with military honors will be held at a later date. His cremains will be scattered in the Pacific Ocean by the U.S. Navy.
George Anthony Studdie
George Anthony Studdie, 31, of Black Rock, died June 18, 2006.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Studdie.
Survivors include three daughters, Madi McCright, Lynn, and Courtney Green and Sandy Green, both of Black Rock; two sons, Jagger Studdie, Harrisburg, and Jeremy Green, Black Rock; his mother and stepfather, Bonnie (Watkins) and David Titus; a brother, Jerry Studdie, Memphis; a sister, Deanna Darden, Beebe; and his fianc�, Bennie Sue Green.
Funeral is today at 2 p.m. at Jackson's Newport Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Ballew's Chapel Cemetery.
Billy Joe Walker
Billy Joe Walker, 69, of Ravenden, died June 13, 2006, at his home.
He had lived in Ravenden for 25 years. He was a carpenter and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include a son, Billy Mac Walker, Jefferson City, Mo.; three daughters, Bernadine Eubanks and Bronda Wilson, both of Washington, and Brenda Davis, Berryville; two sisters, Elean Woodard and Elsie Cohen, both of Missouri; a brother, Vernie Walker, Berryville; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and his caregiver, Lynn Walker.
Funeral was Friday at 2 p.m. in the House-Gregg Chapel with Max Davis and Gene Garner officiating. Burial was in Lawrence Memorial Park under the direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Bob Stallings, Larry Stallings, David "Omar" Bradley, John Belcher, Don Guilliams and Doyle Guilliams. Honorary pallbearers were Anthony Gann, Dwayne Camp and Cliff Johnson.
Peggy Webster, 76, of the Light community, died June 13, 2006, at her home.
Born March 21, 1930, in Jonesboro, she was the daughter of Alvin and Mabel McDonald.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Webster; and four brothers.
A rosary was said Friday at Higginbotham Chapel.
Funeral was Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Paragould. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery at Walcott under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Service.