Saturday, June 25, 2016

Onnie Estelle Sloan White

Onnie Estelle Sloan White, age 98, of Warren, AR, died Friday, June 24, at Chapel Woods Nursing and Rehabilitation in Warren, AR. Born February 16, 1918 in Calhoun County, AR, a daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin Sloan and Sue Haynes Sloan, she was a homemaker, a Baptist and attended Willoughby Freewill Baptist Church. She was the widow of Curtis Gordon White, Sr. who died September 15, 1995. They were united in marriage October 15, 1940. 

Survivors are one son Jerry White of Sherman, TX. Three daughters Lucy McWilliams and Carol Grassi both of Warren, AR, and Becky Harwell of North Little Rock, AR. One half brother Michael Sloan of Warren, AR. One half sister Ara Nora Chavis of Little Rock, AR. Ten grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchild. Also preceding her in death was a son Gordon White.



Funeral service was 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 27, at Willoughby Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Wayman Mann and Rev. Victor Hunter officiating. Music was by Cindy Miller, Bob Haygood, Gary Haygood, Tim West and Jerry West. Burial was in Willoughby Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Jerry Wayne White, Jr., Chris White, Martin Potter, Chad Sledge, Kirt Sledge and Hunter Johnson. Memorials preferred to Willoughby Freewill Baptist Church; 157 Bradley 16; Warren, AR, 71671. Online obituary  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Friday, June 24, 2016

Mrs. L.Y. "Bonie" Brown

Mrs. L.Y. “Bonnie” Brown age 87 of Warren, AR died Thursday, June 23rd at her home.  She was born November 5th, 1928 in Cleveland County, AR a daughter of the late Vodie Rauls and Alma Terry Rauls .  She was a housewife and homemaker, a member of Central Missionary Baptist Church and the widow of L.Y. Brown who died April 21st , 2004. Also preceding her in death was a son Bill Brown, and a grandson Bryan Brown.

She is survived by a brother Jim Rauls, Warren, AR a daughter in law Mona Brown, Galveston, TX, a granddaughter Mia Brown, Texas City, TX; 2 half brothers Bobby Doss, Midland, TX and David Doss, Rison, AR.  3 half sisters Sybil Harrison, Tulsa, OK, Evelyn Jones, Lubbock, TX and Judy Vinson, Rison, AR.

Funeral service was 2:00 PM Monday, June 27th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Jerry Carter officiating. Linda Barrett was organit. Private burial was in Prosperity Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were John Parrott, John Tiner, Rick Anders, and R. Gregg Reep.   Online guestbook  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Glendola Pinson

Glendola Pinson age 94, of Johnsville, AR died Saturday, June 18th at the Bradley County Medical Center.  She was born January 11th, 1922 in Bradley County, a daughter of the late George P. Cooper and Mable Ferrell Cooper.  She was a retired teacher with the Hermitage Public School System with over 40 plus years of service teaching in special education and home economics. She was a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church, a graduate of the Vick Public Schools and the University of Arkansas. Also preceding her in death was a son, James Walter “Jimmy” Pinson and a brother Lawrence Cooper.

She is survived by her daughter in law Debbie Pinson Daugherty and spouse Eugene, Johnsville, AR.  2 grandchildren Shanda Hancock and spouse Kevin, Johnsville, AR and Andrea Mann, Warren, AR.  5 great-grandchildren. Reagan Boykin, Ethan Boykin, Gage Boykin, Aubrey Mann and Alyson Mann.

Graveside services 10:00 AM Monday, June 20th at Calvary Cemetery.  Burial in Calvary Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 9:30 AM till service time on Monday at Calvary Cemetery in Johnsville. Viewing is available until 8:00 PM Sunday evening at Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Donald P. “Don” Watkins

Donald Printest “Don” Watkins, 71, of St. Peters, Missouri, died of metastatic prostate cancer at his home on June 11, 2016. He was born on Oct. 1, 1944, in Warren, Arkansas, to Joel Smith and Eva (Byers) Watkins. Don grew up in Warren and graduated from Warren High School in 1962. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, in 1966.
Don taught high school science for eight years in Missouri and Arkansas. He married Carol Anne (Farley) Rhine on July 21, 1968 in Monett, Missouri. Don and Carol and their family lived in Alexandria, Virginia; Stuttgart, Arkansas; Monett, Missouri; Monticello, Arkansas; El Paso, Texas; and St. Peters. Don worked for the United States Army as an aerospace engineer from 1981 to 1997 in St. Louis and from 1997 to 2010 in Huntsville, Alabama. He worked on developing the Army’s night vision technology for use on Army helicopters. He was a past-member of the Missouri Choral Society and a member of First Baptist Church of St. Charles.
Don was predeceased by his parents; his brother, Joel Smith Watkins, Jr., who died Feb. 23, 2016; and a step-grandson, John Silver. Don is survived by his daughter, Amy Watkins, St. Peters; his son, Justin Watkins, St. Peters; and four stepchildren, Cynthia “Cindy” Haltom and husband Leslie, Arlington, Texas; Kevin Rhine and wife Sandy, Burkburnett, Texas; Candace “Candy” Silver, Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts; David Rhine and wife Pam, Pompano Beach, Florida; seven step-grandchildren, Cathryn McCallum, Rachel Fitzhugh, Aaron and Ian Haltom, Nicole Knoblauch, Kristina Bingaman, and Susan Whitehead; six step-great-grandchildren; and two nieces, Catherine Barker of Pittsboro, North Carolina, and Victoria Pinkston of Aberdeen, North Carolina.
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Newcomer Funeral Home, 837 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St. Peters, MO 63376. A Graveside Service will be conducted at 11:00 am Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the Mt. Herman Cemetery, near Sedalia, Missouri, by Newcomer Funeral Home.

Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Answers in Genesis or HOINA (Homes of the Indian Nation) c/o Newcomer Funeral Home, 837 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St. Peters MO 63376.

Karen Mae Boyette McDougald

Karen Mae Boyette McDougald age 50, of Banks, AR died Monday, June 13th at UAMS in Little Rock, AR.   She was born August 19th,  1965 in Warren, AR a daughter of Rev. Carrold Gene Boyette of Banks, and the late Wanda Jenkins Boyette.  She was an in home care giver, a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Monticello and a graduate of the Hermitage Public Schools. Also preceding her in death, 2 sons Jeffery McDougald and Brent McDougald, a sister Janice McDougald and a nephew
Trenton Gleaton.

She is survived by her husband David McDougald, whom she married August 22, 1981 at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church.  A son  Brian McDougald, Baytown, TX.  A daughter Amanda Kelley and spouse Everett, Crossett, AR. 2 sisters Mary Burreson and spouse Dan, of Michigan.  Rhonda Fuller of Warren, AR. 4 grandchildren Zanden Brent Kelley, Megan McDougald, Hannah McDougald and Chaz McDougald.  2 special friends Sharon McDougald and Machelle Temple.

Funeral services was 2:00 PM Thursday, June 16th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. David Inzer and Rev. Rick Bolland officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Active Pallbearers were Jason McDougald, Joey McDougald, Jonathan McDougald, Marcus McDougald, Jerry Lynn Hollingsworth, Mark Hollingsworth and Josh Scroggins. Honorary pallbearers were Bro. Don Smith, Dr. Joe Wharton, Douglas Boyette, Greg Hines, Heath Reep, Kyle Brown, Mondrell Thomas, Jim Moss, Marty McDougald and Lacey Hollingsworth. Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery at Jersey by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Online Guestbook www.frazerfunealhome.com


Monday, June 13, 2016

Roy Sisson

Roy Sisson age 37, of New Edinburg, AR died Sunday, June 12th at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, AR.  He was born October 19, 1978 in Pine Bluff, AR, a son of David and Jetta Sisson, Kingsland, AR and Roger and Fannie Jackson, El Dorado, AR.  He attended Emmaus Baptist Church,  he was employed with Shippers Incorporated in Fordyce, AR for 12 years and a graduate of the Kingsland Public Schools.  Roy enjoyed fishing and hunting, he especially loved his wife and spending time with his children.

He is survived by his wife Whitney Berry Sisson whom he married April 29, 1999 in Kingsland, AR.   A son Peyton Sisson and a daughter Ragan Sisson both of New Edinburg, AR.  A sister Jenifer Sisson, Fordyce, AR also several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 14th at Good Hope United Methodist Church.  Burial in McKinney Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  No visitation is planned.  Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Friday, June 10, 2016

Donna Jean Ross

Donna Jean Ross, age 47, of Warren, AR, died Wednesday June 8, at her home. Born February 15, 1969 in Little Rock, AR, a daughter of the late Clyde Jesse Ross and Peggy Lynn Sheridan Ross she was a former employee of Guest House in Warren, AR. Preceding her in death other than her parents are a step son Nicholas Poole, an infant baby and a brother in law Jimmy E. Carpenter.

Survivors include two daughters Samantha Cori Newton, Hermitage, AR and Amber Lynn Newton of Hampton, AR. Six siblings, Wanda Carpenter and spouse, the late Jimmy E. Carpenter of Hermitage, AR; Jay Hall and spouse Suzy of North Little Rock, AR; Angel Tyann Boyd of Hermitage, AR, Renay Ferguson of Warren, AR; David Ferguson of Nashville, TN; Mary Johnston and spouse Jason of Banks, AR. Five grandchildren Nicholas Brown, Kaden Newton, Zariaha Brown, Hayden Hampton and Alonzo Lawson, Jr, her step mother Willie Sue Ross of Warren, AR and a host of nieces, nephews, relative and friends. 


Funeral service was  4:30 p.m. Sunday June 12, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Tommy Williams and Jessica Hill officiating. Pallbearers were; Brandon Allen, Steve Ayers, Marcus Broughton, Jay Hall, Chester Hampton, Daniel Hill, Jason Johnson, Brian Hampton, Ronnie Newton and Christ Thomas. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Mary Love Jobe Mitchell

Mary Love Jobe Mitchell, age 91, of Warren, AR, died Wednesday, June 8, at Bradley County Medical Center in Warren, AR. Born August 6, 1924 in Jackson, TN, a daughter of the late Walter Jobe and Ella Jane Riddle Jobe she was an apartment complex manager, homemaker, member of First Assembly of God Church and the widow of Phillip Mitchell who died January 5, 2010. They were united in marriage November 14, 1945. Also preceding her in death was a brother Leon Jobe. 

Survivors are three sons Allen Keeton “Kenny” Mitchell of Smyrna, TN, Wayne Mitchell of Lewisburg, TN and Tommy Mitchell of Sumpter, AR. Three daughters Debbie Mitchell Thompson of Decatursville, TN, Michelle Roberts of Lawrenceburg, TN and Krystal Mitchell Gorman of Hermitage, AR. Eleven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.


Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at First Assembly of God Church with Rev. Jim Bales and Rev. Tim McClellan officiating. Active pallbearers were; Joshua Mitchell, Aaron Mitchell, David Mitchell, Randy Gorman, Zane Chapman and Bill Jones.  Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Memorials preferred to Cornerstone Church Building Fund; P.O. Box 146; Scotts Hill, TN 38374. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com  

Scotty McDiarmid Reed


Scotty McDiarmid Reed, age 55, of England, AR, went to be with the Lord Wednesday June 8, 2016 in Lonoke, AR. Born September 24, 1960, in Warren, AR, a daughter of the late Scott McDiarmid and Joen Gavin Bryant of Warren, AR, she was a Phlebotomist, a Baptist and graduate of Warren High School. Also preceding her in death was her father Raymond Bryant.

Surviving other than her mother is one son Michael Seavers and spouse Jordan of Sheridan, AR. One daughter Hayley Roper and spouse Tyke of England, AR. One sister April Regnier and spouse Robert of Lenexa, KS. Two grandchildren Haydenn Carver and Caysen Roper, one niece and two nephews. A husband Perry Reed of Bismark, AR.

Graveside service was 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at Oakland Cemetery in Warren by Frazer’s Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Harrison officiating. Active pallbearers were; Jimmy Massey, Marcus Lassiter, Addison Regnier, Sam Regnier, Tyke Roper, Miles Webb, Darren Bryant, Brad Wortman and Chad Wortman. Honorary pallbearer was Garland Bryant. Memorials preferred to American Diabetes Association; 320 Executive Ct. # 104; Little Rock, AR, 72205. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com    

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Carlton Blake Harris

Carlton Blake Harris, 25, of Warren, died Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Bradley County Medical center in Warren.

Born October 4, 1990, he was the son of Carlton Jay Harris and Angele Calbert Dawn.

He was a 2009 graduate of Warren High School, where he was crowned Mr. Warren High School his senior year.  He participated in football where he was All-Conference, and track and was a member of the Bethel AME Church in Warren.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Joseph Harris.

Survivors:

His parents:  Carlton Harris and Angele Calbert Dawn

Sisters:  Brooke Harris and Ju'Anniel Jackson

Grandparents:  Denisa and Timmy Hammock, Joe Calbert and Eva Nell Harris

Nephew:  Bryson Harris

Nieces:  Bayleigh Miller, Madyson and Makynlee Jackson

A host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were June 4 at St. James AME in Warren with Presiding Elder James Hooper officiating and Presiding Elder Kent J. Broughton eulogist.  Burial was in Zion Cemetery by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Darris Robertson

Darris Robertson, 56, of Stockton, California, formerly of Warren, died Friday, May 27, 2016 in Stockton, CA.

He was a son of the late Isiah Robertson, Sr., and Ollie Lambert Robertson.

He attended Warren Elementary School until age 9 and relocate to Little Rock after the death of his parents.  He moved to San Diego, California in 1975, where he attended and graduated from Pt. Loma High School.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, Isiah Robertson, Jr.

Survivors:
His sisters:  Marilyn Armstead (Phillip) of Douglasville, GA and Dr. Reida Robertson Beckley (George) of Fairburn, GA.

Uncle:  Arthur Ray Lambert (Vivian) of Little Rock

Aunt:  Bessie Lambert Straham of Flint, MI

Devoted friend: Mona Houston of Villa Rica, CA

and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were June 4, at Hammons Funeral Home Chapel in Warren with Rev. Phillip Armstead officiating.  Burial was in Union Cemetery with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

John Lee Benning

John Lee Benning of Prattsville, Arkansas was born March 31, 1949 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, the son of the late Robert Lee and Betty Jean Crawford Benning. He had served in the United States Air Force as an aircraft mechanic and had worked for the railroad. He was a self-employed horse trainer, and enjoyed raising and riding horses. He also like to crappie fish and do woodworking.

John Lee died Monday, June 6, 2016 at the VA Hospital in Little Rock at the age of 67.

Survivors: sons, Quinton Spurlock of Bono, Rodney and wife Renee Benning of Prattsville; daughter, Dena and husband Mark Jennings of Warren; brother, Frank Benning of Prattsville; sister Meredith Benning of Sheridan; 5 grandchildren, Lacey Brown, Cammie Spurlock, Lacey Jennings, Jhonna Benning and Claudia Benning; 2 great grandchildren, Arra and August Buckner and a host of extended family members and friends.

Graveside service will be 2:30 P.M. Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Philadelphia Cemetery in Prattsville. Visitation will be prior to the service from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Billy Edward Temple

Billy Edward Temple, age 61, of Hermitage, AR, died Sunday, May 29, at his home. Born February 5, 1955, in Warren, AR, a son of the late Norwood H. Temple and Willie Mae Sowders Temple he was a retired Master Chief Boiler Tech from the U.S. Navy with 30 years of service. Also preceding him in death was his wife Barbara Sue Temple who died April 26, 2014. They were united in marriage June 25, 1975.

Survivors are 1 son Brian Temple of Warren, AR. 2 daughters Patricia Byrd of Jersey, AR and Michelle Temple of Hermitage, AR.  1 sister Linda Wilson of Hermitage, AR. 6 grandchildren.

Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Frazer’s Funeral Home. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com  Memorial service will be 5:00 p.m. Monday June 20, at his home; 240 Bradley 29; Hermitage, AR.

Harry Loyd Grider

Harry Loyd Grider, age 83, of Warren, AR, died Friday, June 3, at his home. Born October 28, 1932, in Sumpter, AR, a son of the late Earl Grider and Elun Beasley Grider he was one of a set of triplets. Loyd was retired from Potlatch Corporation with 42 years of service as a millwright, carpenter and crane operator. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, a fisherman, member of First Baptist Church and the widower of Janice Taylor Grider who died November 10, 2009. They were united in marriage July 10, 1959. Also preceding him in death were brothers Thomas Grider, Dick Grider, Joe Mack Grider, Bill Grider; sisters Margie Baker, Bobbie Jo Doss and an infant sister. 

Survivors are 3 sons Terry Grider, White Hall, AR, Gary Grider and spouse Beverly and John David Grider all of Warren, AR. 4 grandchildren.


Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 6, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Pattsville Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Sam Baker, Riley Baker, Josh Baker, Justin Baker, Mike Doss and Bobby Taylor. Memorial preferred to Bradley County Veterans Museum; 210 North Main; Warren, AR, 71671. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Mamie Henry Curry

Mamie Henry Curry age 71, of Warren, AR died Monday, May 30th at the Bradley County Medical Center.  She was born August 12th, 1944 in Hermitage, AR a daughter of the late Edward Henry and Epsie Ivy Henry. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.  She was also preceded in death by brothers Howard Henry, Ray Henry, Smead Henry, Guy Henry, J.C. Henry, Billy Joe Henry, Johnny Henry and Walter Henry. Sisters, Betty Huitt, Elsie Mathis, Eddie Mae Green, Fay Gorman and Ruthie Robertson also preceded her in death.

She is survived by 3 sons, Garren Curry and Melinda, Warren, AR; Andy Curry and Gina, Warren, AR and Keith Curry of Warren, AR.   A brother Ervin Henry, and Debbie, Warren, AR and a sister Lucile Cherry, Warren, AR.  7 grandchildren D.J., Holly, Dakota, Jaxon, Angel, Kelly and Woody.  1 great-grandchild Trinity and a host of nieces and nephews.

Graveside services 10:00 AM Friday, June 3rd at Union Hill Cemetery with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Burial in Union Hill Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 9:00 AM till service time at Union Hill Cemetery on Friday morning.  Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Ola Jean Hilson Carlin

Ola Jean (Hilson) Carlin, age 74, gained her angel wings Tuesday, May 31, 2016.  She was the third of five children born to Aaron and Marjorie Hilson on November 5, 1941 in Banks, Arkansas.  She grew up in Camden, Arkansas.  Jean attended and graduated from Fairview High School where she was a member of the 1959 high school state champion basketball team.  She was preceded in death by her parents Aaron and Marjorie Hilson, and her sisters Oma Jean Hilson and Mary Matkin.  She is survived by her two sons, David Carlin (Cheryl) and children Clint and Skylar of Camden; Chris Carlin (Deidre) and children Briley, Hadley, and Trace of Stuttgart;  her sister Patricia Rayford (Larry) of Bossier City, Louisiana; her brother Aaron Hilson, Jr. (Rose) of Camden; her brother-in-law Ted Matkin of Vinton, Louisiana; and numerous extended family members.

Heaven gained an amazing angel who always put others first.  Jean loved helping others unselfishly.
She was a loving mother and Mawmaw who cherished spending time with her family and friends.  She was an avid gardener, deer hunter, and enjoyed fishing.  Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her grandchildren.  She was a lifelong member of Fairview Road Baptist Church.

 Visitation will be 6pm til 8pm Friday, June 3rd at Fairview Road Baptist Church in Camden, AR with a special family viewing at 5pm.  Funeral will be held at Fairview Road Baptist Church at 1pm on Saturday June 4th with burial following at Williams Cemetery in Banks, AR.  Frazer’s Funeral Home is in charge of Services. Online Guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Billy Edward Temple

Billy Edward Temple, age 61, of Hermitage, AR, died Sunday, May 29, at his home. Born February 5, 1955, in Warren, AR, a son of the late Norwood H. Temple and Willie Mae Temple he was a retired Master Chief Boiler Tech from the U.S. Navy with 22 years of service. Also preceding him in death was his wife Barbara Sue Temple who died April 26, 2014. They were united in marriage June 25, 1975.

Survivors are 1 son Brian Temple of Warren, AR. 2 daughters Patricia Byrd of Jersey, AR and Michelle Temple of Hermitage, AR.  1 sister Linda Wilson of Hermitage, AR. 6 grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Frazer’s Funeral Home. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Friday, May 27, 2016

Josue Ramirez Castillo

Josue Ramirez Castillo age 15 of Hermitage, AR. died Thursday, May 26th from injuries sustained in an auto accident in Cleveland County, AR.   He was born August 21st, 2000 in Warren, AR, a son of Amadeo Castillo and Herlinda Ramirez of Hermitage, AR. He was a student at Hermitage High School where he participated in FFA and was an honor student.  He was also a member of the Church of Christ- Kingdom of God.

Surviving besides his parents are 3 sisters Maria Castillo, Andrea Castillo and Anna Castillo all of Hermitage, AR.  Brothers Isaac Castillo and Emmanuel Castillo both of Warren.  Uncles Marcelino Castillo and wife and kids, Niseford Castillo and wife and kids, Lazaron Castillo and wife and kids, Marcario Castillo and wife and kids, Ernesto Castillo and wife and kids Irlando Castillo and wife and kids all of  Warren.  Aunts Eufracia Ramirez and husband and kids, Maura Ramirez and husband and kids, Crescenciana Ramirez and husband and kids, Graciela Sandoral and husband.

Funeral services 2:00PM, Sunday, May 29th at the Hermitage Baptist Church, Burial in Calvary Cemetery in Johnsville, AR.  Visitation 5pm till 8pm  Saturday, May, 28th  at the Hermitage Baptist Church. Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Thursday, May 26, 2016

James William McClain, Jr.

James William McClain, Jr. age 78 of Warren, Arkansas died Monday, May 23, 2016. He was born December 23, 1937, in Cleveland County, Arkansas to James William McClain, Sr. and Ollie Mae Beaty McClain. He was retired from Potlatch Corporation with thirty-two years of service as the Bradley Yard Foreman. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church of Warren. Mr. McClain was a fifty plus year member of the Masonic Lodge #33, F. & A. M. of Warren, serving as the Worshipful Master and also serving as treasurer of the lodge for a number of years. Preceding him in death was a daughter Marion Gail McClain, a grandson Coty Allen McClain, and a great-grandson Gabriel Sullivan, a brother Albert (Bud) McClain and two sisters Doris McClain Coker and Billie Maxine McClain. Survivors are his wife Gala Vinson McClain, whom he married November 30, 1956; two sons: James E. "Jim" McClain (Cheryl) of Maumelle, and Thomas L. "Tommy" McClain (Robbin) of Little Rock; two daughters: Ramona McClain Smith of Vilonia, and Stacy McClain Hargrove (Jeff) of Cabot; six grandchildren: Julianna Smith Yeatman, Hannah Smith Sullivan, Zachary Keaton McClain, Zoe Elizabeth McClain, Gavin McClain Hargrove, and Kyzer Luke Hargrove; one great-grandchild Harrison Jax Yeatman. He is also survived by three sisters: Dorothy Smith of Sheridan, Martha Spakes of Memphis, TN., and Jo Small of Pine Bluff. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 26 at Frazers Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Rye, Arkansas. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 25 from 6-8 pm. A Special thanks to Hospice Home Care of Faulkner County, Arkansas for providing superior care for James

Monday, May 23, 2016

Ronnie A. Roam

Ronnie A. Roam of Benton, departed this life on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House in Bryant.  He was born in Warren on December 3, 1954 to Plez Roam and Mary F. Kinard Roam Whitfield.  He was a longtime employee of Walmart and had previously been a truck driver, security guard, and riverboat deck hand.
Ronnie was preceded in death by his father, Plez Roam and an infant sister, Sandra Roam.
He is survived by his mother, Mary Whitfield of Little Rock, one brother, Robert Don Roam of Searcy, and many friends.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 23, in the chapel of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home (315-4047) with Bro. Gene Huskey officiating.  Interment will follow at 2 p.m. at Outlaw Cemetery in Sumpter, (Bradley County) officiated by Bro. Felton Savage.
Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 22 at the funeral home.
Ronnie was involved with St. Jude's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105  to which memorial contributions may be made in his name.
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