Thursday, October 30, 2014

Mary Ellen Rivers Bryant

Mary Ellen Rivers Bryant, age 86, of Warren, Arkansas, died at the Bradley County Medical Center on Wednesday, October 29 2014. She was the widow of James Gordon Bryant whom she married December 23, 1943, in New Edinburg, Arkansas, and he died September 4, 2003. She was a retired bookkeeper and sales manager for Gordon’s House of Music located in
Warren, Monticello, Crossett, and Pine Bluff.

Mary Ellen was born September 25, 1928, in Kingsland, Arkansas; she was the second of eight
children of Evelyn Hope Rivers and Horace Lee Rivers. She was a devoted wife, mother,
grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and church member. She is a charter member of
the First Free Will Baptist Church in Warren where she was an adult Sunday School teacher for
over 30 years. She was a Christian witness for God sharing her love for Jesus to her family and

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and two brothers, Horace Rivers, Jr. and
Perry Hope Rivers, and a sister, Nadine Rivers Finley. She is survived by her three daughters
and their spouses Shelby Reep and husband, Ralph; Jonalyn Reep and husband, Garry, and
Felecia Doster and husband, Greg, all of Warren; five grandchildren Angela
Reep Wyatt and spouse Steven of Clarksville; Teresa Reep Sandine and spouse Ricky of Herbine; James Garryck Reep and spouse Tenay of Warren; Celestial Reep Oglesby and spouse Abb of Ocean
Springs, Mississippi; and John Carthen Doster and spouse Danielle of North Little Rock,
Arkansas; six great-grandsons, Taylor Wyatt, Brock Wyatt, Jayson Sandine, Weston Reep, Asher Reep, and Collins Oglesby; one great-granddaughter, Murphy Bryant Oglesby. Mary Ellen’s siblings are one sister, Glenetta Rivers Burks and spouse, Elbert of Warren, and three brothers, Garry Rivers of Stamps; Ronald Rivers and spouse, Shelbie of Benton, and Mark
Rivers and spouse, Glenda of Kingsland, Arkansas.

Mary Ellen’s funeral service will be at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, November 1, at Frazer’s Chapel with Bro. Ricky Rauls, First Free Will Baptist Church pastor, and Bro. Mark Rivers, Stamps United Methodist Church pastor, officiating. Glenetta Rivers Burks will give the eulogy.

Visitation will be Friday, October 31, from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Frazer’s Funeral Home. The
burial will be in Moseley Cemetery by Frazer Funeral Home of Warren.

Online guestbook Memorials may be made to First Free Will Church of Warren or Signs4Jesus at 1007 East Church St., Warren, AR 71671.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Ralph Waymon Hayes

Ralph Waymon Hayes, age 64, of Warren, AR died Tuesday October 28, at home. Born August 11, 1950 in Warren, AR a son of the late Leon Hayes and Annie Lee Johnson Hayes he was retired from Potlatch Corporation, a member of Southside Baptist Church and the widower of Alaina Hayes who died June 11, 1997.

Survivors are his wife Deloris Roberts Hayes whom he married May 31, 2008. 1 daughter Patty Guidry, Killeen, TX. 1 step son Garland Holland, Monticello, AR. 2 step daughters Cookie Garnes and Dianne Martinez both of Silver City, N.M. 1 brother Laron Hayes, Bearden, AR. 3 sisters Clara Palmer, Lois Hayes Jenkins both of Warren, AR, Leshia Sowrheaver, Calmer, AR. 11 grandchildren. Preceding him in death was a sister Annie Faye Hale.

Graveside service 2:00 p.m. Saturday November 1, Mayflower Cemetery in Mayflower, AR by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday October 31, at Frazer’s. Online guest register  HYPERLINK ""

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Harriet Hankins McClendon

Harriett Hankins McClendon, 99, who lived at Parkway Village in Little Rock was welcomed into heaven on October 24, 2014.  She was born May 12, 1915 in Warren, AR and lived in Warren for the first 87 years of her life.  She was the daughter of the late Charles Felton Hankins and Athleen Martin Hankins and the great-great granddaughter of Captain Hugh Bradley for whom Bradley County was named.

She was a life-long member of the First Presbyterian Church in Warren.  She was educated at The College of the Ozarks in Clarksville, AR, where she was a Homecoming Queen.  She was a member of the Warren Junior Auxiliary and an avid golfer who enjoyed playing through her mid-80’s.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Thornton McClendon whom she married January 21, 1937.  He died July 16, 2002, soon after they celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.  Also preceding her in death were her brother, Felton Martin Hankins, of Warren, and sister, Betty Hankins Henry, of Pine Bluff.  She is survived by two sons: Charles Alfred McClendon and spouse Carol of Roswell, GA and Mike McClendon and spouse Judy of Little Rock; four grandchildren: Lesley McClendon of Atlanta, GA; Matt McClendon and spouse Suzanne of Little Rock; Liz McClendon Longworth and spouse Pat of Little Rock; and Mary Kathryn McClendon Emmons and spouse Matt of Richardson, TX. and eight great grandchildren.  

Harriett was buried in her hometown of Warren, AR following a family graveside service.  A Memorial Service was held at 2 PM, Tuesday, October 28 at First Presbyterian Church of Warren, officiated by Rev. Philip Faris. Organist was Carla McDougald. Active pallbearers were Bryan Martin, David Roddey, Rick Henry, Matt McClendon, Matt Emmons and Pat Longworth. The family would like to thank her many friends and staff at Parkway Village who loved her dearly and were like family to her, and special thanks to Carolyn Sterns who cared for her and loved her like her own mother during her final days.

Memorials preferred to First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 212 East Church Street, Warren, AR, 71671 or Parkway Village, 14300 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR, 72211.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Cathy Ann Johnson Adair

Cathey Ann Johnson Adair age 46 of Warren, AR died Monday, October 20th 2014 at the BCMC in Warren.  She was born March 5th, 1968 in Warren, AR a daughter of the late B. M. Johnson and Nona Mills Johnson.  She was a Methodist, a graduate of the Class of 1986 WHS and   worked at several jobs, the tobacco store and the Mad Butcher Grocery Store. Also preceding her in death was a brother Ned Johnson.

Survivors include a daughter Holly Adair, Warren, AR. 2 sisters Glenda Coffman, Cleveland, TX and Lynn Farmer, Pine Bluff, AR.  2 grandchildren Corbyn Curry and Logan Curry.

Graveside services were 2:00PM Friday, October 24th at Union Hill Cemetery with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Darren Farmer, Michael Vontungeln, Frankie Julian, Glynn Adair, Ricky Johnson and Jeff Johnson. Online guestbook  HYPERLINK ""

Willie Lavon Hampton

Willie Lavon Hampton, 69, of Johnsville, died Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Bradley County Medical Center in Warren.

Born July 1, 1945, he was a son of the late Mitchell and Dorothy Mae Hampton.

He was a member of Hampton Chapel AME Church in Johnsville where he served as a Trustee.

He was also preceded in death by his grandparents and three brothers.

Children-Monica Hampton of Warren and Fred Hines of Monticello
Siblings-Eldoris Thomas and husband Lawrence of Warren, Raymond Hampton, Jimmy Hampton all of Warren; Gloria Clayton and husband Charles of Dallas, TX., Daniel Hampton of Independence, MO. and Gregory Hampton of Johnsville

Two grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were October 18 at Greater Hampton Chapel AME Church in Johnsville with Rev. Isaiah Walker officiating.  Burial was in Antioch Cemetery in Johnsville by Hammons Funeral Home.

Vernell Davis

Vernell Davis, 71, of Warren, died Saturday, october 11, 2014 at Bradley County Medical Center in Warren.

Born July 16, 1943, he was a son of the late Willie and Pansy Davis.

He was a retiree of the Quality Aluminum of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

His wife of 46 years -Gladys M. Davis of Warren
Children:  Loyce Davis of Banks, Marvin A. Davis, Credell Davis and Vertrell Davis all of Warren
Siblings:  Bobby Davis and wife Nettie of Banks and Joyce Davis
A host of other relatives and friends

Funeral services were October 17 at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Warren with Rev. Henry D. Cox officiating.  Burial was in Hall Cemetery in Banks by Hammon Funeral Home.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Correne Berman McKinney

Correne Berman McKinney age 88 of Decatur, Ala. formerly of Warren, AR, died Thursday, October 16th in Decatur, Ala.  She was born April 19th, 1926 in Minerals Wells, TX; a daughter of the late Dave Berman and Dorothy Fulfur McCray.  She was a housewife, homemaker and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.   She was preceded in death by her husband Gaston McKinney whom she married Feb. 4 1946 and a sister Evelyn Lockett.

She is survived by 2 sons, Royce McKinney and spouse Lynn, Panama City, Fla; Randy McKinney and spouse Cindy, Warren, AR.  2 daughters Sandra Toole and spouse Tommy, Marshall, TX; Nancy Davis and spouse Ronnie, Decatur, Ala.  2 sisters Mickey Hodges, TX; and Vivian Danielson, Wis.   5 grandchildren Wes McKinney Toole, Amy Rebecca Hanley, Lauren Johnson, Taylor Gaston Wyatt and Emily Davis.  6 great-grandchildren Evan F. Toole, Keagan H. Toole, Wyatt Johnson, Abbigail K. Hanley, Whitley Johnson and Hunter T. Hanley.

Funeral services were 2:00PM Monday, October 20th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. David Richey officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Todd Orr, John Lansdale, Jackie West, Klay McKinney, Nick McKinney, Clay Austill, Jimmy Leon McKinney and Jack Hankins. Honorary pallbearer was Ted Wayman McKinney. Online guestbook   HYPERLINK ""

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Margie Lee Parks McMurry

Margie Lee Parks McMurry, age 90, of Banks, AR, died Thursday October 16, at Chapel Woods in Warren, AR. Born June 19, 1924 in Banks, AR a daughter of the late John L. Parks and Maggie Harris Parks she was a homemaker and the widow of David Edwin McMurry who died August 8, 1999. They were united in marriage July 13, 1946.

Survivors are 2 sons Donald McMurry, Banks, AR, Frank McMurry and spouse Suzanne, Clinton, AR. 1 daughter Alice Bradford and spouse Joe, Banks, AR. 3 grandchildren Kristi Sarlo and spouse Jayson, David Bradford, Grant McMurry. 2 step great-grandchildren. Also preceding her in death were sisters Mattie Mae Jones, Carolyn Loomis, Virginia Gannaway.

Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Saturday October 18, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Mike Powers officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in McFarland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Wade McMurry, Neal McMurry, James Wilkerson, Jeff Loomis, Bill Jones, David Bradford and Grant McMurry. Online guest register  HYPERLINK ""

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Travis Randall Smith

Travis Randall Smith age 58 of Warren, AR died Tuesday October 14th at the John R. Williamson Hospice House in El Dorado.  He was born October 27th, 1955 in Warren, AR a son of Virginia Doggett Smith, Warren, AR and the late Byron Smith.  He was an employee of the City of Warren Water and Sewer Department for 29 years serving as the Waste Water Treatment Operator. He was a member of Willoughby
Free Will Baptist Church and a member of the graduating class of Warren High School 1974. He loved to fish, squirrel hunt and was a member of the Rocky Hill Hunting Club.

Surviving other than his mother, 3 daughters Stacy Parker and spouse Wade, Warren, AR. Wendy Sandridge and spouse Scotty, Warren, AR. and Candys Smith and fiancĂ© Josh Scroggins, Warren, AR.  A sister Robin Boykin and spouse Damon, Cabot, AR.   4 grandchildren Kelsey Parker, Reagan Parker, Trevor Sandridge and Laney Sandridge.

Funeral services were 2:00PM Friday, October 17th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and Kim White and Wallace White sang. Burial was in Willoughby Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Abe White, Jeremy Groves, Mic King, Klay McKinney, Jerry Chandler, Randy Peek, Scott White, Deon Wolfe. Honorary pallbearers Wallace White, Dan Thompson, Richard Savage, Roy Parham, Bobby Hargrave, Johnny Peek, Sonny Burns and Danny Ozment.   Memorials preferred  Life Touch Hospice, 2301 Champagnolle Road, El Dorado, AR. 71730.
Online guestbook  HYPERLINK ""

Verma Louise Killingsworth Ederington

Verma Louise Killingsworth Ederington, age 88, of Warren, AR died Tuesday October 14, at home. Born August 18, 1926 in Arkansas a daughter of the late Irel and Lucy Killingsworth she was a homemaker, the widow of Robert Franklin Ederington who died June 10, 1998, and she was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Survivors are 1 son Kenneth Howell, Cottage Grove, OR. 1 grandson Lawrence Howell, Long Beach, CA. Also preceding her in death was a son Lawrence Howell, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Friday October 17, at Frazer’s Chapel with Steve Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were James Thompson, Nazire Minton, Josh Nichols, Bret Nichols, Boyce Hamlet and Mike Mercer. Online guest register  HYPERLINK ""

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Freddie Coddington

Freddie Coddington age 53, of Wilmar, AR died Monday October 13th at the BCMC.  He was born June 1st, 1961 in Kileen, TX, a son of the late James Kendrick Coddington and Sara Dean Outlaw Coddington.  He was an over the road truck driver, enjoyed mechanic work and fishing.  Also preceding him in death was daughter Felecia Coddington.

He is survived by a son Freddie Joe Coddington, Hope, AR.  2 brothers Keith Coddington and spouse Debbie, Alexander, AR; and Roger Coddington and spouse Diane, Banks, AR.   4 sister Debra Williams and spouse Mikel, Chambersville, AR; Rita Bickers, Wilmar, AR; Janet Braswell, Dewitt, AR; and Karen Carey, Hope, AR. 3 grandchildren Kennan, Kenyon and Tanner.

Funeral services were 2:00PM Thursday, October 16th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Tim Williams and Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Outlaw Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Danny Outlaw, Charles Saffold, Jesse Bickers, Mikel Williams, Michael Coddington and Kendrick Fore. Honorary Pallbearers were Greg Loveless, Jahue Loveless, John Wyatt Loveless, David Williams and Brian Williams. Online Guestbook  HYPERLINK ""

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Maxine ParsonsCain

Maxine Parsons Cain, of Warren, died on October 6, 2014, at the Hospice Home Care facility in Little Rock.

She was born on October 20, 1926, in Mountain View, Arkansas, daughter of Jack and Arlie Long Parsons. After World War II, she became a beautician and owned a beauty shop for six years before marrying Robert L. Cain, a management forester, and moving to Warren where they lived for the fifty-four years of their marriage until his death on October 9, 2007. During those years, she was an active member of The First Presbyterian Church in Warren where she served as an elder, taught Sunday school and worked in many other capacities, including Women of the Church and hospitality. (Remember those All-Bran rolls?) For a time, she was also a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood.

An accomplished seamstress, she made many beautiful clothes for herself and her children, kept an immaculate house, and tended a bountiful garden. She was active in the Warren YMCA and devoted herself to the many school, church, sports and music activities of her multi-generational family spanning over fifty years. Her dedication to family, church and community was evident in all that she did.

In addition to her husband and parents, her only sibling, William Franklin Parsons of Mountain View, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her four children, Larry D. Bates of Little Rock and his wife, Sherry, Mary Ellen Cain of Silver Spring, MD, Susan Cain Hunter of Fort Smith, and Dr. Robert C. Cain of Knoxville, TN and his wife, Dr. Pamela Cain; her sister-in-law, Helen Parsons of Mountain View, AR, nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services 2:00PM Thursday October 9th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Philip Farris officiating.  Burial in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation 6PM till 8PM Wednesday October 8th at Frazer’s Funeral Home.

Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Warren, AR.  Online Guestbook

Monday, October 6, 2014

Thomas Erwin Dyer

Thomas Erwin Dyer, age 89, of New Edinburg, AR died Sunday October 5, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. Born April 24, 1925 in New Edinburg, AR a son of the late Richard L. Dyer and Alma Bryant Dyer he was retired from Potlatch Corp. and a member of Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors are his wife Ethel Brown Dyer whom he married October 13, 1961. 4 sons Glenn Dyer and spouse Becky, Pine Bluff, AR, Jimmy Pennington and spouse Carol, Don Pennington and spouse Tammy, Robert Dyer all of New Edinburg, AR. 2 daughters Vicky Dyer Irons, Pine Bluff, AR, Becky Briant and spouse Larry, New Edinburg, AR. 1 sister Nellie Faye Reaves, Warren, AR. 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren. Also preceding him in death was a daughter Judy Dyer and sister Vivian Martin.

Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Wednesday October 8, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Billy Wilson officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Active pallbearers were Caleb Dyer, Bobby Dyer, Dustin Briant, Jeremy Briant, Chris VanDuren and Daniel Workman. Honorary pallbearers were Tommy McNutt and Deacons of Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church. Burial was in Reaves Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Online guest register  HYPERLINK ""

Sunday, October 5, 2014

John Bernard Frazer, III

John Bernard Frazer, III, age 52, of Lake Village, Arkansas died Saturday, October 4, at Chicot Memorial Hospital.  He was born June 28, 1962 at Dallas, Texas a son of  Maribeth Moore Frazer and John B. Frazer, Jr. both of Warren, Arkansas. He received his education in the Warren Public Schools, held a BS degree from the University of Arkansas
at Fayetteville and was a Certified Public Accountant.  He was a former examiner for the Arkansas State Bank Department, a former Trust and Investment officer for Warren Bank and Trust Company and was a staff member of P. E. Barnes Lumber Company of Hamburg, Arkansas
while maintaining a CPA Practice.

John was a member of the Donald W. Reynolds YMCA and the First Presbyterian Church of Warren.  He was an avid outdoorsman and loved
hunting and fishing and his recently acquired duck camp.

Survivors in addition to his parents is the love of his life Cynthenia  “Cindy” Avinger, Lake Village, Ark; a son Walker Heird, Yokata AFB Japan, 2 brothers Lewis Moore Frazer and spouse Corinne, Wellesley, Mass. and Thomas Frazer, Warren, Arkansas; 2 nephews Mastin Derby Frazer and Race Lee Frazer both of Warren, Arkansas; 3 nieces Olivia Grace Frazer and
Madeline Moore Frazer both of Wellesley, Mass. and Rivers Hope Frazer, Warren, Arkansas.

In Johns own words, “Let it not be said that I forgot to live”.

Funeral services were 2:00 pm Tuesday, October 7, at First Presbyterian Church, Warren with Rev. Philip Faris and Ruling Elder Bryan Martin officiating. Lewis Frazer and Tim Parker were speakers. Linda Barrett was organist and Robert Green soloist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home and Adam B. Robinson. Active pallbearers were Michael Bailey, Randal Harp, Michael Lipton, Bill Huey, John Whiting, Rick Warner, Leon Baugh and Curtis Taldo.

Memorials preferred to the Donald W. Reynolds YMCA,  Randall Herring, Executive Director, 207 North Main Street, Warren, Arkansas  71671.  Online guest book

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Hurley Lee Price, Sr.

Hurley Lee Price, Sr., 71, of Warren, died Sunday, September 21, 2014, at his home.

Born December 6, 1942, he was the son of the late Elmer and Eardie Rainey Price.

He worked in the Warren Public School District as a custodian and bus driver for many years.  He also worked at CASE I H as a supervisor.

He was a member of Powerhouse Church of God in Christ in Warren.


His wife:  LaVerne Price of Wisconsin

Children:  Vera Price Neeley and husband David, Valice Price Conklin and husband Nate and Hurley Price Jr. and wife Terri all of Wisconsin, Annette Price Shepherd and husband William and Allison Price Lomack and husband Charles of Arkansas

Siblings:  Norma Ruth Kolen, Joe Price and Victor Hue Price and wife Julia all of Arkansas, Willis Price and wife Rena of Wyoming and John Price and wife Flora of Tennessee

Aunt:  Sybil Morgan and husband James of Arkansas

A host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were September 27 at Powerhouse COGIC in Warren with Rev. James Yarbrough officiating.  Arrangements were by Hammons Funeral Home.

Ret. Police Chief Bobby E. Outlaw

Ret. Police Chief Bobby E. Outlaw age 78 of Warren, AR died Saturday October 4th, at his home.   He was born December 28th, 1935 in Possum Valley, AR a son of the late Albert Wesley Outlaw and Irma Glennon Outlaw. He was a retired Staff Sergeant with the United States Army, a Vietnam War Veteran with 22 years of service and received the Bronze Star.  He was a retired police officer with the Warren Police Department serving 18 years and the last 8 years he served and retired as Chief of Police.  He loved fishing, working in his garden and especially spending time with his family and grand kids. He was a member of Christian Fellowship Church where he served as a deacon and on September 29th, 1972 he married Glenda Goodman Outlaw spanning a marriage of 42 years. Also preceding him in death was a brother Leslie Outlaw, sister Letha Mae Saffold and Sara Dean Coddington.

Surviving other than his wife are 3 sons, Dan Outlaw and spouse Alicia, Rye, AR, Paul E. Outlaw and spouse Nikki, Warren and David Outlaw of Montana. A step son, John Clancy, Hermitage, AR.   A sister Ida Lee Sweeney and spouse Claude Jr, Hermitage, AR.   10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services 2:00PM Monday, October 6th at Frazer’s Chapel.  Burial in Outlaw Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6pm till 8pm Sunday, October 5th at Frazer’s Funeral Home.   Online guestbook

Friday, October 3, 2014

Gloria Ann Hilton

Gloria Ann Hilton, 54, of Kansas City, MO., formerly of Warren, died Saturday, September 13, 2014 in Kansas City.

Born April 1, 1960, she was a daughter of the late Onnie Pearl and L.G. Hilton.

She graduated from Star City High School, moved to Warren and in 1988 she relocated to Kansas City.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Sheila Hilton.


Her children:  LaSommer Hilton, Ebone Phillips and Leslie Tyrone Phillips, Jr.

Grandchildren:  Ronnel Williams, Jr. and Leslie Tyrone Phillips, III

Siblings:  Gerome Hilton, Sherry Harlston and husband Preston, and Debbie Hilton

The love of her life Andrew Strickland

Best friend:  Mary Lou Sturgeon and husband Paul

A host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were September 27 at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Eddie Hampton, Sr. officiating.  Burial was in St. Stephens Cemetery in Cornerville by Hammons Funeral Home.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Ida Mae Gatling Hendrix

Ida Mae Gatling Hendrix age 95, of Warren, AR formerly of Lewisville, AR died Sunday, September 28th at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, AR.   She was born January 19th, 1919 in Holly Springs, AR near Bearden, AR a daughter of the late Luther Gatling and Maude Rogers Gatling.  She was a retired employee of the city of Lewisville, working for the water and sewer department, was a member of the First Baptist Church in Warren, AR since 1949 and for over 50 years was a member of the Order of the Easter Star serving as past matron Warren Chapter # 3.  Also preceding her in death was her husband Huey Myrle Hendrix whom she married February 23rd, 1935 and he died April 20th, 1987 and a sister Ivonette Sinks.

Survivors include a daughter Bettie Mitchell and spouse Carl, Warren, AR.  3 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services 2:00pm Wednesday, October 1st at Frazer’s Chapel.  Burial in  Oakland Cemetery. Visitation 1:00pm till service time on Wednesday, October 1st at Frazer’s Funeral Home. Online Guestbook

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Julie Ann Bosteder Seiberling

Julie Ann Bosteder Seiberling was born April 28, 1972 to Beverly and John Bosteder in McPherson, KS. She worked for Caleris in Jefferson, IA for many years and most recently as the produce manager for Mad Butcher grocery store in Warren, AR. She enjoyed crochet, swimming, and singing. She was a wonderful mother and will be greatly missed by her family.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines, IA. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 2, also at Hamilton’s, with cremation to follow.

Julie is survived by her children Kendra and Caleb Seiberling, granddaughter Vienna-Lynn Joann Seiberling, mother Beverly Bosteder, father John Bosteder, former spouse Dusty Seiberling and his parents Robert and Donna Seiberling, brothers Earl (Kathy) Bosteder, Kenneth (Tara) Bosteder and Charlie (Amber) Bosteder, sister Wendy (Rick) Lowe, best friend Kim Seiberling, uncle Richard Yates, aunts Evelyn Rockwell and Bonnie Jones, brother in law Steven Seiberling, and a host of other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by an infant brother John Henry Bosteder and two children lost in miscarriages.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

Condolences may be expressed at

Carlton H. Wright

Carlton H. Wright, age 86, of Rye, AR died Friday September 26, at the V.A. Hospital in North Little Rock, AR. Born September 21, 1928 at Rye, AR a son of the late Clyde Wright and Mary Esker Adair Wright he was a Disabled American Veteran of the Korean War, where he was one of the few in his unit that survived, a Purple Heart recipient, retired from Thomas L. Green Corp. and a Baptist.

Survivors are 3 brothers W.C. Wright, Indianapolis, IN, Damon Wright, Rye, AR, Jerry Adair, Rye, AR. 2 sisters Sybil Vinson, Rye, AR, Virginia Sullivan, Columbia, TN. 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. Also preceding him in death was a step son David Freeman and a brother Richard Wright.

Graveside service with military honors is 2:00 p.m. Tuesday September 30, at Enon Cemetery in Rye, AR by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday September 29, at Frazer’s. Online guest register  HYPERLINK ""