Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Peggy C. Carter

On September 17, 2017, Peggy C. Carter shed her Earthly Wings for those of an Angel. She passed away after her battle with Leukemia.

Peggy was born to Orries and Verna Campbell on February 22, 1942 in Warren, Arkansas and graduated from Warren High School in 1960. She worked at the Warren Lumber Mill before moving to Little Rock to complete classes at Draughon School of Business. She worked at Armstrong Rubber before holding positions on Jim Guy Tucker and Bill Clintons Staff.

In 1985, she and a couple of other staffers left Little Rock to further their careers in Dallas. Peggy accepted a position with the prestigious law firm, Haynes and Boone.

In 2010, she retired and returned to Little Rock where she accepted the proposal of the Love of Her Life, Eugene H. "Geno" Carter and resided in Maumelle, AR.

She is preceded in death by Kerrie Lynn Carter and Peggy's furry companion of 11 years, Izzy. She is survived by her husband; four stepchildren, Kellie Ann Hornsby, Tony Eugene Carter (Vickie), Timothy Allen Carter (Terry), Trey Carter (Tina); many grandchildren; great-grandchildren and cousins.

Her Celebration of Life will be held at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home Chapel, 13801 Chenal Parkway at 2:30 pm, Thursday, September 21, 2017. Burial Services will be at 4:00 pm at Pinecrest Memorial Park, for the immediate family.

In lieu of flowers please make charitable contributions to the ASPCA, PO Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090-6929.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Henry Vance Sipes

Henry Vance Sipes, age 80, of Warren, AR, died Friday, September 15, 2017, at his home. He was born September 17, 1936, in Hermitage, AR. He was the son of the late Henry Edward Sipes and Ruby Faye Hester Sipes. He was baptized on June 13, 2008, as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He was a retired road construction worker and heavy equipment operator.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Joyce Mann Sipes, and four children, Stacey Bowen and spouse David of Hot Springs Village, AR, Debra Prince and spouse Roger, Rhonda Mercer and spouse Mike both of Warren, AR, Casey Sipes and spouse Julie of Hot Springs, AR, five grandchildren Lesli Jo Prince, Carly Mercer, Tyler Bowen, Caylie Sipes and Allison Sipes.
Memorial service was held Sunday, September 17, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Warren, AR. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Henry Vance Sipes

Henry Vance Sipes, age 80, of Warren, AR, died Friday, September 15, 2017, at his home. He was born September 17, 1936, in Hermitage, AR. He was the son of the late Henry Edward Sipes and Ruby Faye Hester Sipes. He was baptized on June 13, 2008, as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He was a retired road construction worker and heavy equipment operator.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Joyce Mann Sipes, and four children, Stacey Bowen and spouse David of Hot Springs Village, AR, Debra Prince and spouse Roger, Rhonda Mercer and spouse Mike both of Warren, AR, Casey Sipes and spouse Julie of Hot Springs, AR, five grandchildren Lesli Jo Prince, Carly Mercer, Tyler Bowen, Caylie Sipes and Allison Sipes.
Memorial service will be held Sunday, September 17, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Warren, AR. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com  

Friday, September 15, 2017

Sybil Irene Trammell Brown

Sybil Irene Trammell Brown, age 91, of New Edinburg, AR, died Thursday, September 14, at Green House Cottages in Rison, AR. Born June 24, 1926, in Pulaski County, AR, a daughter of the late Jesse H. Trammell and Carrie Elizabeth Dyer Trammell she was a homemaker, and member of Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church. Sybil loved to quilt and give them to her family and friends. Also preceding her in death was a spouse James Brown, a brother Lester Trammell, sisters Ruth Henry, Margie Heird, Corene Temple, Doris Dugan, Sue Belle Trammell and 4 grandchildren.
Survivors are five sons Nolan Brown of Vilonia, AR, Floyd Brown of Warren, AR, Raymond Brown of New Edinburg, AR, Leonard Brown of Camden, AR, and Glen Brown of New Edinburg, AR. Three daughters Barbara Taylor of Warren, AR, Sue Shackelford of Crossett, AR, and Virginia Carter of New Edinburg, AR. Two brothers Leon Trammell of New Edinburg, AR, and Rex Trammell of Kingsland, AR. One sister Linda McDaniel of Warren, AR. Fifteen grandchildren, twenty-eight great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 17, at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Shady Grove Cemetery near New Edinburg, AR, by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Saturday, September 16, at Frazer’s. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Mary Louise Smith

Mary Louise Smith, 76, of Warren, died Sunday, September 3, 2017 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock.

Born January 21, 1941, she was a daughter of the late General and Ruthie Mae Tatum.

She was an employee of Autumn Hills Nursing Home as a CNA for several years and retired from Area Agency on Agin.

She was member of Mr. Zion Baptist Church in Warren, serving as a Sunday school teacher, youth leader, Senior choir member and on the hospitality committee.

She was also preceded in death by her sibling, General Jr., Viola, Gloria, Victor, Billy, Bobby, Kenny, Kathy, Tony and oldest grandchild, Darriet Harding Jr.

Survivors:
Her husband of 59 years - Virgil Smith of Warren
Children-Virgie Harding (Ltc. Darriet) of Grandpraire, TX., Vicky Green (Charles), Rosemary Bell (Jeffery), Shirley Mitchell (Bobby), Sharon Thomas (Mark), Becky Smith, April Smith, David Smith (LaMonica) all of Warren and Sfc. Kenneth Smith of Leesvil, La.
Siblings - Beverly Tatum, Sherrie Tatum, Vanessa Tatum and Larry Tatum (Kimberly)
Special friend - Sue Ann Hall Parker
A host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were September 9th at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Warren with Rev. Sila T. Warner officiating.  Burial was in Childs Cemetery in Banks with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

John Oliver Belcher, Sr.

John Oliver Belcher Sr., died Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Chapel Woods Nursing Home in Warren.

Born July 7, 1940, he was a son of the late George Lee and Mattie Jane Belcher.

He married Gloria Dean McRae on July 16, 1966, to this union three children were born.  he also had a daughter prior to the union.

He was a retiree of Potlatch Corp. and later worked for SEARK Marine in Monticello.  He was a member of Onward Lodge #149, Free and Accepted Masonry - Prince Hall Affiliated.  he also served as Chairman of Parks and Recreation Committee for the City of Warren.

He was a member of St. Paul AME Church in Warren, where he served as a Deacon.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Gloria, two children, 5 siblings, David, Jessie, Joe, Roy and Lucille.

Survivors:
His children - John Over Belcher Jr. of Austin, TX. and Bridget Robinson Harding (Mark) of Warren.
Siblings - James Belcher of Little Rock, Bobby Belcher of Hesperia, CA., Janet Belcher of Colton, CA. and Merle Robinson of Ontario, CA.
Granddaughter-Brittney Harding of Monticello
Godsons-Christopher Dodds, Eric Dodds and David Russell

Funeral services were September 9, at St. Paul AME Church in Warren with Rev. James R. Hooper Sr. officiating and Rev. Nelson Spencer pastor.  Burial was in St. Paul Cemetery with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Carmon L. Davis

Carmon L. Davis, age 99, of Orange, TX, died Friday, September 8, at Answered Prayer Nursing Home in Orange, TX. She was born July 12, 1918, in Blue Springs, AR, a daughter of the late William Jackson Thomason and Kitty Florence Guice Thomason. Carmen was a retired realtor and a member of First Christian Church of Orange, TX. Also, preceding her in death were husbands Henry A. Hill, Jesse Davis; a son Henry Bruce Hill; daughter Annie Ruth Hill; brother Drexel Thomason; sisters Quinnie Gardner, Uldean Ragar, Vada Runnels, Helen Whitiemire, and Clotene Shackelford.
 Survivors are one son James Brooks Hill of Orange, TX. Six grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside service was 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 11, at Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Michael Gardner officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Jim Hill, Colin Hill, Bart Franklin, David Kirk, David Ragar. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Bruce Allen McLeod

Bruce Allen McLeod, age 76, of New Edinburg, AR, died Saturday, September 9, at Delta Memorial Hospital in Dumas, AR. Born December 13, 1940, in Warren, AR, a son of the late Burton McLeod and Annie Lee Ederington McLeod. He was a retired boilermaker, a Methodist and a Mason. Also preceding him in death was a spouse Diane Gibson McLeod.

Survivors are his wife Shelia Currier McLeod whom he married November 3, 2011. Two daughters Dorothy Jean Riles of South Haven, MI, and Timi Lee Sherill and spouse Bobby of Fenville, MI. One step son Jason Paul McClellan and spouse Ashley of New Edinburg, AR. Five grandchildren Jessica and Joseph of Fenville, MI, Will, Shelby Lynn and Khloe Renee of New Edinburg, AR.

Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 15, at McFarland Cemetery in Banks, AR, by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday, September 14, at Frazer’s. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Friday, September 8, 2017

Rev. Roy Grice, Jr.

Rev. Roy Grice, Jr., age 88, of Banks, AR, died Wednesday, September 6, at his home. Born January 22, 1929, in Bradley County, AR, a son of the late Roy Lee Grice and Addie Lee Burks Grice, he was a retired Freewill Baptist Church minister and a member of Springhill Freewill Baptist Church. A spouse Martha Kate Grice whom he married October 16, 1948, preceded him in death on January 1, 2015. Also preceding him in death was a sister Eloise Reep.

Survivors are one son Paul Grice and spouse Cathy, of Banks, AR. One sister Dorothy Anders of Warren, AR. Three grandchildren Randi Ross and spouse Bill of Banks, AR, James Edward Grice and spouse Anna of Hermitage, AR, and Wesley Grice and spouse Becky of Banks, AR. Sixteen great-grandchildren and four great-great- grandchildren.

Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 9, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Hurley Ashcraft officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Moseley Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Wesley Grice, Bill Ross, Nicholas Scroggins, James Grice, Lacey Hollingsworth, and Bradley Hankins. Active pallbearers were Rick Anders, Gregg Reep, Marty Reep, Charles Scroggins, and Oscar Daughtory. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Maycelle Ann Smith

Maycelle Ann Smith age 70, of Warren, AR died Monday, September 4th at JRMC in Pine Bluff, AR.  She was born  March 23rd, 1947 in Monroe County, AR a daughter of the late Mardis L. Chandler and Lorene Brady Chandler.  She was retired from the South East Arkansas Human Development Center in Warren; she worked for Georgia Pacific in Crossett, AR and was a Baptist. She was also preceded in death by a daughter Rhonda Newman, brothers Larry Chandler and James E. Chandler. Sisters Mary Janelle George and Merilyn Kathleen Pipes.  A grandchild Gauge Aaronlee Owens also preceded her in death.

She is survived by 2 sons, T. J. Bradbury and spouse Wendy Richardson, Warren, AR and Charles “ Bubba” Curry and spouse Polly, Banks, AR. 2 grandchildren  Leighton Curry and Hunter Richardson.

Funeral services 10:00 AM Friday, September 8th at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Union Hill Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM Thursday, September 7th at Frazer’s. 

Bertha Lee Jackson


Bertha Lee Jackson, 71, of Warren, died Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at her home.

Born December 25, 1945, she was a daughter  of the late James and Ester Mae Jackson.

She was a member of St. James AME Church in Warren.  She attended Bradley County High School, was a former employee of the Townhouse restaurant and Jack Winters Sewing Factory.

She was also preceded in death by husband, one brother, three sisters, one grandchild, and a great grandchild.

Survivors:
Her children-Willie Jackson, Marlon Jackson (Shelia), Christa English (Charles Jr.) all of Warren and Marvin Jackson of Pine Bluff.
Siblings-Kristine Alexander of Altadena, CA., James Jackson (Ellen) of Warren and Christopher Covington (Danielle of Pine Bluff.
Grandchildren-Trynesha Jackson, La'Bertha English, Tasia Jackson, Charles (Trey) English III, Ontario Moseley, Garrick Jackson, Tony M. Jackson, Javoline Jackson, James Jackson, Jaleel Jackson, Swansea Dixon, Brittney English, Whitney English
Grandchildren whose she raised as her own-Mashika Jackson and Landon Jackson
Special people-Shirley Miller, Kali Wagnon and Mahogany Lewis
4 nieces, 11 nephews, 23 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were August 26 at St. James AME Church in Warren with Presiding Elder James R. Hooper officiating and Presiding Elder Kent J. Broughton eulogist.  Burial was in Union Cemetery with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Herbert Bass

Herbert Bass, 69, of Warren died Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Veterans Hospital in Little Rock.

Born March 2, 1948, he was the son of the late Jimmy and Daisey Harding Bass.

He was a 1965 graduate of Bradley County High School .  He later enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he served two tours in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division.

On March 11, 1974, he married Brenda Washington and to their union three children were born.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Brian Bass.

Survivors:
His children-Prentice Bass of Pasadena, CA., Shaun Bass of Dallas, TX., Rhonda Block Quinones of Marietta, GA. and Ebonee Bass Scott of Bryant, AR.
Step daughter- Tonya Washington Jackson of Gilmore, AR.
Siblings- Jimmy Bass Jr., Thomas Bass both of Warren, Daisy Mae Sanders of Tucson, AZ.,
Karen Bass Ware of Arkadelphia and Lynda Bass Lambert of Norcross, GA.
Nine grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 20th at 11:00 A.M. at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Warren.  Burial will be in Union Cemetery with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Alice Thornton Rook

Alice Thornton Rook age 76, of Warren, AR died Friday, September 1st, at Belle View Estates in Monticello, AR.  She was born June 4th, 1941 in Bradley County AR, daughter of the late Wilburn Thornton, Sr. and Audra Beard Thornton. She was retired from UAM in Monticello, she worked for Drew Foam and for many years worked for Crow-Whaley Clinic in Warren.   She was a graduate of Warren Public Schools and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.   Also preceding her in death were brothers Dave Thornton and Paul Thornton.

She is survived by a son, Tim Rook and spouse Jeannie, Warren, AR. Brothers Wilburn Thornton, Jr., Bob Thornton, Jimmy Thornton, Marty Thornton all of Warren, AR.  Sisters Betty Lou Broome and Mary Measel both of Warren, AR and Ruth Thayer of Austin, AR.  2 grandchildren Rebecca Rook and Dylan Rook both of Warren, AR.

Graveside service was 2:00 PM Thursday, September 7th at Oakland Cemetery with Rev. David Richey and Rev. Matt Overall officiating. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Kerry Pennington, Alan Thornton, Frankie Broome, Eddie Broome, Jr., Mike Thornton, Joey Fitzgibbon, and George Thayer.  Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Scott Lavon Richards

Scott Lavon Richards age 43, of Hermitage, AR died Saturday, September 2nd at his home.  He was born December 4th, 1973 in Warren, AR a son of the late Wilson Richards and Linda Payne Richards. He was a graduate of the Hermitage Public Schools class of 1992, he attended and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello with a bachelors degree. During his time at U.A.M., he joined the fraternity, Sig Tau Gamma, where he made many friends. After college he was employed with Lucky Chevrolet as a sales associate, and soon diagnosed with a heart complication that lead to his early retirement.   Scott was a fun loving person, and a friend to his classmates, his fraternity brothers and neighbors.

He is survived by a sister Kelly Richards and her fiancĂ© John David Beaty, Rye, AR. A niece Madeline Beaty, Rye, AR.  His best friends, Kristi Clanton and Shawnda Outlaw both of Hermitage, AR and his pet Rhett Rowdy Richards.

Graveside service was 10:00 AM Tuesday, September 5th at Union Hill Cemetery with Rev. Tim Saunders officiating. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Michael Crawford, Terry Richards, Matt Harrod, Russell Richards, Bruce Boykin, Bobby Richards, Mark Hollingsworth. Honorary pallbearers were Hermitage High School Class of 1992, Sig Tau Gamma Fraternity, Merl Richards, Alton Richards, Bobby Mann, and Keith Outlaw. Online guestbook  www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Friday, September 1, 2017

Nancy Lee Vondrak Clayton

Nancy Lee Vondrak Clayton, 73, of Warren, AR, died Wednesday, August 30th, 2017, in Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, due to complications following heart surgery.

She was born August 31st, 1943, in Chicago, Ill, a daughter of the late Edward Victor Vondrak and Rose Komarek Vondrak.  Her early religious training was in the Lutheran Church in Chicago.  She graduated from Gage Park High School in Chicago, Ill, in 1961.  She was then employed with the civil service in Chicago as a secretary, where she met her husband, Cliff Clayton, whom she married August 25th, 1962.

Nancy’s first priority was raising her two daughters and caring for her home and husband.  They lived many places during Cliff’s 20-year Air Force career, during which Nancy served in the PTA in Jacksonville, AR, and led Girl Scout troops in Biloxi, MS, and Knob Noster, MO.
Cliff and Nancy moved to Warren, AR, in 1976, where she became very active as a volunteer.  She was a member of the Warren Band Parents’ Association, where she chaperoned band and choir trips, worked in the concession stand and performed in the Warren Band Follies.  She was a mainstay at the Helping Hands Food Bank for almost 15 years.  She also worked at Mode O’Day clothing store and the water office in downtown Warren.

After Cliff’s retirement, he and Nancy built their dream house, which served as a home base for many trips together.  They visited their daughters regularly and traveled the US--especially enjoying a 50th anniversary cruise to Alaska.  Nancy and her daughters took a trip to the Czech Republic in 2003, where Nancy explored her family heritage.

Nancy attended Westside Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir, served in the kitchen and enjoyed working with children in VBS.  She dearly loved her church family and participating in the church’s monthly outing with the Pairs and Spares group.

She is survived by her husband, Clifford Wayne Clayton; two daughters and their husbands, Donna Rich (Pat) Ogden, UT, and Laura Eady (Fred) Carrollton, GA; two sisters, Barbara Allen, Palos Park, Ill, and Cynthia Mills, Berwyn, Ill; a brother, Edward Vondrak, Jackson, MS; sister-in-law, Dixie Clayton, Warren, AR; two grandchildren, Jake Rich and Clayton Rich, Riverdale, UT; and nieces and nephews, Brooke, Dick and Todd Allen; Amanda and David Mills; Joyce Hammons and Michael Clayton; and their families.

Funeral service was 2:00 PM Tuesday, September 5th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Stewart Marshall and Rev. Danny Kelly officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and soloist was Wally Ferguson.  Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers Jake Rich, Clayton Rich, Fred Eady, Pat Rich, Robert Hammons, and Philip Hammons. Honorary pallbearers were Beau Castleberry, Chris Castleberry, Mike Clayton, Jeremy Hammons, Ronnie Higgins, Preston McKinney, David Mills, Rusty Rowell, and Kenneth Thompson.  Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Bertha Lee Jackson

Bertha Lee Jackson was born on December 25, 1945 to the Late James and Ester Mae Jackson in Hope, AR.  On August 22, 2017 the Lord prepared her to come home and received her crown of gold allowing her to rest in his arms.

Bertha Lee attended the Bradley County High School of Warren.  She worked in her early years as a cook for the Townhouse Restaurant for several years.  She also work at the Jacks Winter Sewing Factory in Warren until she retired. Bertha Lee was a strong minded woman with a kind and giving heart.  She would never turn anyone away.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, one brother, three sisters, one son, one grand child and one great grand child.

She leaves her memories to her family;  her children-Willie Jackson, Marlon (Shelia) Jackson, Christa (Charles) English Jr., all of Warren, AR; Marvin Jackson of Pine Bluff, AR; one sister- Kristine Alexander of Altadena, CA; two brothers- James (Ellen) Jackson of Warren, AR and Christopher (Danielle) Covington of Pine Bluff, AR; grand children-TryNesha Jackson, La'Bertha English, Tasia Jackson, Charles (Trey) English III, Ontario Moseley, Garrick Jackson, Tony M. Jackson, Javoline Jackson, James Jackson, Kaleshia Jackson, Swanyea Dixon and one grand child and great grand child she raised as own, Mashika Jackson,  and Landon Jackson; some special people in her live Shirley Miller of Hermitage, AR, Kali Wagnon and Mahogany Lewis both of Warren, AR, three nieces, nine nephews, 23 great grand children and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and friends   

Monday, August 28, 2017

Frances Burks

Frances Burks age 75, of Hermitage, AR died Monday, August 28th at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, AR. She was born January 18th, 1942 in Pine Bluff, AR a daughter of the late Ell Morris and Martha Jane Jackson Morris. She was a retired elementary school teacher in Hermitage, AR a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello where she earned her teaching degree and a was member of the Calvary Presbyterian Church in Johnsville, AR.  She was also preceded in death by her husband Roger Burks whom she married April 2, 1961 and he died April 21st, 2006. Brothers Alfred Morris, Tony Morris, J.R. Morris and a half sister Flora Belle Whitaker preceded her in death.

She is survived by a son, Roger Burks, Jr. and spouse Rhena, Memphis, Tenn. 2 daughters Angie Ferrell and spouse Eddie, Godfrey Landing, AR. and Tasha Stuart and spouse Deon, Decatur, Ill.  A brother Billy Joe Morris, Scott City, MO, and a sister Bernice Lackey, White Hall, AR.  8 grandchildren Jill Ferrell, Leann Parker and spouse Jeffery, Katie Ferguson and spouse Travis, Josh Burks and spouse Samantha, Jacob Burks, Jonathan Burks and spouse Olga, C. J. Stuart and Cydney Stuart. 7 great-grandchildren.

Kenneth Edward "Red" McDaniel

Kenneth Edward “Red” McDaniel, age 81, of Warren, AR, died Wednesday, August 23, at J.R.M.C. Born September 26, 1935, in Rison, AR, a son of the late Robert Reason McDaniel and Annie Bell Erwin McDaniel he was retire from Potlatch Corp, City of Warren, and Bradley County Medical Center. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Gould, AR, and a U.S. Navy veteran.

Survivors are his wife Linda Trammell McDaniel whom he married November 28, 1963. Three sons Robert “Bobby” Hamm of Ohio, Robert H. McDaniel of Riedsville, N.C., and Tommy McDaniel of Warren, AR. One brother John Troy McDaniel of Bossier City, LA. One sister Reba Hurst of Ivan, AR. Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 26, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Russell Rhoden officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and Jimmy Pennington was soloist. Active pallbearers were Ricky Henry, Scott Grice, Scotty McDaniel, Lee Holland, Clarence Hurst and Jacob Owen. Honorary pallbearers were James Hurst, Herbert Moring, Buddy Thompson, Joel Tolfree, Dr. Joe Hank Wharton and Dr. Kerry Pennington. Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery near New Edinburg, AR, by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com  

Betty Ann Forrest

Betty Ann Forrest age 73, of Hermitage, AR died Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 in Williston, ND.  She was born December 16th, 1943 in Ingalls, AR a daughter of the late  Edgar Martin and Stella Grider Martin. She was retired from the Arkansas Community Action in Warren, and a member of the Lighthouse Church.  Also preceding her in death was her husband Alton Jay Forrest whom she married Feb. 8th, 1984 and he died Feb 6th, 2016.

She is survived by a son Gerald Johnson, Monroe, LA and a daughter Becki Hooks and spouse Russell, Williston, ND.  A brother Billy Martin, Hermitage, AR and a sister Myrtis Webb, Waco, TX.  3 grandchildren Jeremiah Johnson, Hope Johnson and Jarrett Johnson.

Funeral services 10:00 AM Monday, August 28th at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Outlaw Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM Sunday, August 27th at Frazer’s Funeral Home. Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Ralph Ragar Reep, Jr.

Ralph Ragar Reep, Jr. of Warren, AR passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Russellville AR. He was 73 years of age.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Shelby Bryant Reep. Two daughters, Angela Wyatt and husband Steven of Clarksville, AR and Teresa Sandine and husband Ricky of Rison, AR. Three grandsons, Taylor Wyatt and wife Suzanne of Fayetteville, AR, Jayson Sandine and wife Meredith of McGhee, AR and Brock Wyatt of Clarksville, AR. One brother, Auddy Doss and wife Peggy of Monticello, AR. Also included is a large extended family.
Ralph was preceded in death by his parents Buddy and Iona Doss, and Ralph Ragar Reep, Sr.
Funeral service was held 2:00 PM Wednesday, August 30th,  2017 at First Free Will Baptist Church in Warren, AR with Rev. Ricky Rauls officiating. Musicians were Johnalyn Reep and Tim Taylor. Active pallbearers were Garryck Reep, Joe Nolan, Randy Wiggins, Greg Doster, Garry Reep, Ron Rivers and Carthen Doster. Honorary pallbearers were Thomas Hollingsworth, William Ray Collier, Allen Wilson, Bobby Reep and Jackie Curry. Burial was in Ebenezer Cemetery. Online guestbook www.frazersfuneralhome.com.