Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Alvin Roy Slaughter

Alvin Roy Slaughter, age 68, of Warren, AR, died Monday, February 20, at his home. Born August 18, 1948, in Warren, AR, a son of the late Eunice Uriah Slaughter and Mattie Will Bryant Slaughter he was a retired mechanic, a member of First Baptist Church and the widower of Barbara Ann Johnson Slaughter who died October 16, 2006. They were united in marriage December 21, 1969. Also preceding him in death was a son Terry Lynn Thomason.

Survivors are one son Roy Wayne Thomason of Warren, AR. Three daughters Rhonda Benton and spouse Leon, Khristina Ward and spouse Stacy all of Warren, AR, and Lisa Chavis and spouse Bob of Farmington, AR. One brother Charles Dewayne Slaughter of Warren, AR. Two sisters Linda Slaughter Daniels and spouse Carl of Bearden, AR, and Mary Slaughter Brown and spouse Elmer of Little Rock AR. Eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, February 23, at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial will be in Union Hill Cemetery at Ingalls, AR, by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, February 22, at Frazer’s. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com


Monday, February 20, 2017

Jamie Mae Poole

Jamie Mae Poole, 87, of Warren, died Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at her home.

Born May 6, 1929, she was a daughter of the late John and Susie Watson.

She was a member of Weary Rest Baptist Church in Marsden.  She was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Marshall Poole; four siblings:  J. W. Watson, Audrey Watson, Doris Johnson and Martha Hampton, a grandson, Nicholas Poole, stepchildren, Mary Miller, Marshall Dean Poole and Charles Poole, a son-in-law, Ralph Marshall.

Survivors:
Her children-Rosie Jean Marshall of Hermitage, Kathy Poole and Cornelia Poole both of Warren, Cordelia Hill of Pepsi Cola, Florida, Henry King and Dewayne Poole both of Minnesota.
Stepdaughters-Marlene Momon of Warren; Gloria Smith of Kansas, MO., and Emma Ruth of Chicago, IL.
Sister Mary Williams of Vick
A host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were February 18 at Weary Rest Baptist Church in Marsden with Rev. Kelcey Highsmith officiating.  Burial in Weary Rest Cemetery with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Levan H. Outlaw

Levan H. Outlaw, age 76, of Pine Bluff, AR, died Sunday, February 19, at JRMC. Born March 20, 1940, at Sumpter, AR, a son of the late Andy E. Outlaw and Orlean Jones Outlaw he was a former employee of Smart Chevrolet and retired from Cotton Belt Railroad (Union Pacific) as a locomotive engineer with 33 years of service. Levn was a member of Good Faith Carr Methodist Church. Also preceding him in death was a brother Almer Outlaw.

Survivors are his wife Sandra Owens Outlaw whom he married May 20, 1960. One son Randy Outlaw and spouse Karla of Bryant, AR. One daughter Kim Hoots of Pine Bluff, AR. Two grandchildren Ashton Johnson and spouse Trey of White Hall, AR, and Cole Outlaw of Bryant, AR. One great-grandchild Ella Rose Johnson.

Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 21, at Frazers’s Funeral Home, Warren, AR. Visitation 12:30 p.m. until service time Tuesday, at Frazer’s. Burial in Outlaw Cemetery at Sumpter, AR. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Lorena Huitt

Lorena Huitt age 97 of Warren, AR died Friday, February 17th at the Chapel Woods Nursing Home. She was born January 6th, 1920  in Warren, AR a daughter of the late Frank Adcock and Lucy Scogin Adcock.  She was retired from Kroger Grocery store with 25 years of service,  she was a “Rosie The Riveter” in the Jacksonville, AR bomb manufacturing plant during WWII. One of the proudest accomplishments in her life was her care as a Foster Home Parent for many children and for many years.  She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and the widow of Lavon Huitt whom she married February 4th, 1943 and he died May 5th, 2002.  Also preceding her in death, were 2 brothers, Frank Adcock, Jr and Floyd Adcock and a sister Jewell Dean Woodall.

Survivors include 2 sons, Bruce Huitt and spouse Tammy, Warren, AR and Johnny Huitt, Warren, AR.  A sister Lucille Allen, Texarkana, TX and 4 grandchildren Marcus Huitt, Madison Huitt, Keely Huitt and Logan Huitt.

Funeral service was 1:30 PM Monday, February 20th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. David Williams and Rev. Matt Overall officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Kevin Harris, Marcus Huitt, Lee Adcock, Logan Huitt, Shane Haygood and Steve Huitt. Honorary pallbearers were former co workers at Kroger, Deacons of Immanuel Baptist Church and Dr. Kerry Pennington. Online guestbook  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Friday, February 17, 2017

Cecil Lamar Pearce

Cecil Lamar Pearce, age 68, of Springdale, passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. He was born on December 3, 1948, in Warren, Arkansas, to John Cecil and Myrtis Hobgood Pearce. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Lamar was a United States Navy veteran having served in Vietnam. He was an avid fisherman, lover of animals, and an involved family man.

He is survived by his loving wife, Eileen Pearce of the home; his two daughters, Michelle Pappas and husband Sam of Flagstaff, Arizona, and Monica Ketchum and husband Blake of Fayetteville; his grandson, Ashton Ketchum of Fayetteville; his six sisters, Shirley Beard of Warren, Jean Edwards of Warren, Catherine Armstrong of Warren, Carolyn Pearce of Chidester, Dixie Pearce of Warren, and Verna Crawford of Hermitage; his brother, Johnny Pearce of Warren; and many nieces and nephews. There will be a visitation service held from 1:00PM - 3:00PM on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Nelson-Berna Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at http://cancer.uams.edu/

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Debra Lynn Tillman Dimler

Debra Lynn Tillman Dimler, 56 of Strong,AR gained her angel wings Feb. 12, 2017 aside her loved ones after a long battle with cancer. She was born May 17, 1960 in Monticello, AR.

Debbie loved her family and was very strong in her faith. She fought like a warrior for two years. Debbie was a woman with a heart of gold that would do anything for anyone, putting others first most of the time.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Mervin and Earnestine Barns and John Tillman. Her paternal grandmother, Virginia Gannaway; a brother Frank Barns; a sister Patty Tillman and two grandchildren; Georgia Dimler and Kinsley Pace.

Survivors include her children Robert (Krystal) Pace, William (Juana) Dimler and Tricia (Ramiro) Amezcua. Her grandchildren; Tyson, Natalie and Levi Pace. Alissa and Dakota Martinez and Angel Dimler. River, Ramiro and Samuel Amezcua. Five sisters; Gloria Chadwick and Tammy Barns, Carol Sellers, Julie Hamilton and Donna Wilson. Four brothers; Buddy Barns, Tony Barns, Monty Barns and Herschel Tillman.

Funeral services were held Feb. 15, 2017 at 1:00 at Green Grove Chapel with Rev. Ricky Smith officiating. Burial followed at Green Grove Cemetery.

Felecia Lynn Reynolds

Felecia Lynn Reynolds age 57 of Warren, died Monday, February 13th,  at her home.  She was born April 23rd, 1959 in Warren, AR a daughter of the late Sherry Reynolds and Ruby Lee Groves Reynolds.  She was a homemaker and attended Ebenezer Baptist Church.

She is survived by 2 sons, Maxly Parker, Durango, CO, Christopher Mays of Tennessee.  1 daughter,  Chantell Mays of Texas. 1 brother Michael Reynolds, Monticello, AR, 2 sisters Belinda Rhodes, Siloam Springs,  AR and Dianne Poyner, Rhower, AR.  5 grandchildren Will, Dadric, Tony, Caiden and Brylon. 3 aunts Linda Wherry, Warren, AR; Mary Davis, Warren, AR and Martha Rice, Crossett, AR.  2 uncles Tommy Groves, Warren, AR and Eddie Groves, Warren, AR.

Funeral services 1:30 PM Thursday, February 16th at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 12:30 till service time of Thursday at Frazer’s.  Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com   Memorials preferred  The Ebenezer Food Bank.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Lillian Marie Rainey Colvin

Lillian Marie Rainey Colvin, 93, of Warren, AR, went to her heavenly home Sunday morning, February 12, 2017. She was born March 5, 1923, in Vick, AR, to the late Samuel and Myrtle Martin Rainey. She married the love of her live, Hansel Colvin on January 1, 1939. They celebrated 64 years of marriage before laying him to rest on September 10, 2003. As a young child, Lillian dedicated her life to Jesus. She gave us a wonderful example of living with faith, discipline, courage, and love. She was a charter member of Lighthouse Church and a founding member of Church Unlimited. She served the Lord faithfully in any capacity that was open to her. She enjoyed cooking, fishing, gardening and being a homemaker. She was always thrilled when someone dropped by to visit with her.

Lillian is survived by her daughter, Beverly Colvin Dowda and husband, Joe, who gave her loving care for the last 11 years of her life and daughter-in-love-Annette Colvin. Grandchildren Veronica Powers (Kevin), Vernon Colvin II (Pam), Christy Corker (Scott), Joshua Dowda (Tasha), Jill Corogenes (Clark). 17 great-grandchildren, 2 Great-great-grandchlidren, other relatives, nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death was her loving husband Hansel Colvin; sons, Tyrone Colvin, Rev. Vernon Colvin, and daughter Tiny Sue Colvin; sisters Dorothy Rainey Boney (Virgil), Idell Rainey Huitt ( Allen), Verna Lee Rainey Douglass ( Sam Bob); brother Robert Rainey (Lois).

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 15th , 6-8 P.M. at Frazer’s Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 10:00 A.M.; Thursday, February 16th in Frazer’s Chapel with Pastor Kevin Powers and Rev. Vernon Colvin, II officiating. Burial will follow at Union Hill Cemetery in Ingalls. Memorials preferred to Church Unlimited; P.O. Box 750, Warren, AR, 71671. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com


Sunday, February 12, 2017

Wanda Helen Hargraves Lawrence

Wanda Helen Hargraves Lawrence, age 82, of Hamburg, AR, died Saturday, February 11, at her home. Born January 23, 1935, in Dyess, AR, a daughter of the late Warner Dozier Hargraves and Virgil Opal Kitchell Hargraves she was a retired machine tender for G.P. Paper Division and a member of Eden Baptist Church. Also preceding her in death was a spouse Eldridge Ford, a brother Dewayne Hargraves, and a sister in law Joyce Hargraves.

Survivors are her husband Myrl V. Lawrence whom she married March 21, 1972. Two sons Larry E. Ford of Hamburg, AR, and Ronnie D. Ford and spouse Cynthia of Crossett, AR. Three step sons Myrl V. Lawrence, Jr, and spouse Belinda of Cabot, AR, Charles Wayne Lawrence of Hamburg, AR, and Jame Scott Lawrence and spouse Lynn of Warren, AR. Two brothers Wayne Hargraves and spouse Dorothy of Lilly, LA, and Warnuel Hargraves of West Memphis, AR. Four grandchildren, twelve step grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 14, at Eden Baptist Church by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday, January 13, at Eden Baptist Church. Burial is in Crossroads Cemetery. Memorials preferred to Eden Baptist Church Building Fund; 3751 Highway 133 North; Hamburg, AR, 71646. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Billy Ray "Bill" Carter, Sr.

Funeral services for Mr. Billy Ray "Bill" Carter Sr., age 82, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 12, 2017, at the Walnut Road Baptist Church, Springhill, LA, with Rev. Randy Murphy and Rev. Jake Vandenberg officiating. Graveside services, with his son-in-law Jim Kennedy officiating, will follow in the Springhill Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill, LA.

Visitation will be held Saturday, February 11th, 2017, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Bill was born on December 10, 1934 to Orlan Price and Edna Novella Wells Carter in Warren, AR and passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017 in Taylor, AR. He was a resident of the Springhill area for 54 years and was the founder and president of Bill and Ralph's Inc. He was a longtime director of Citizen's National Bank; was an active member and deacon of Walnut Road Baptist Church and was a member of the Gideon's International. He was a member of the Springhill Masonic Lodge #348 FandAM and was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a long time member of Green's Lake Hunting Club. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be remembered by those who knew him for his unwavering faith in God and his love and devotion for his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Judy Barnes Carter; his children, Karen Carter Kennedy and husband, Jim of Taylor, AR; Bill Carter, Jr. and wife, Kim of Taylor, AR; Terry Carter and wife, Tammy, of Shongaloo, LA; Casey Carter and girlfriend, Callie Hearnsberger of Springhill, LA; sisters, Anna Grider and husband, Gorman of Hermitage, AR; Kay Scroggins of El Dorado, AR; seven grandchildren, Scott Glass and wife, Jessica; Kristin Hearnsberger and husband, Jake; Megan Brooks and husband, Ryan; Elaina Jensen and husband, Austin; Sasha Odom and husband, Gary; Lacy Carter and her fiance', John Paranuk and T. J. Carter; eleven great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Mr. Carter was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Orlan Carter, Jr.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Harper, Tommy Walker, Darrel Watson, Stanley Russell, Kevin Hudson and Mickey Hodges. Honorary pallbearers will be Buddy Wright, Jimmy Butler, Frank Lofton, William Null and members of the Green's Lake Hunting Club.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Walnut Road Baptist Church or to the Gideon's International.

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Dana Michell Houser Reaves

Dana Michell Houser Reaves age 44, of New Edinburg, AR died Thursday, February 9th at the Bradley County Medical Center.  She was born February 18th, 1972 in Stuttgart, AR a daughter of Danny and Donna Houser of England, AR.  She was a Business Analyst with Computer Services Corporation and a graduate of England Public Schools.

Surviving other than her father and mother is her husband Chuck Reaves, whom she married November 27th 2004 of New Edinburg, AR.  3 sons, Jonathan Reaves and spouse Kerri, Fort Worth, TX, Keith Archer, Fordyce, AR, and Kristopher Archer, New Edinburg, AR.  2 daughters Jessica McClellan and spouse Billy, New Edinburg, AR. and Kayla Archer, Benton, AR.  A brother Davin Houser, England, AR. 2 sisters Dedra Burkett, Cabot, AR and Desiree Houser, England, AR.  5 grandchildren Knox, Wyatt, Maci May, Chloe and Gracie.  Her mother in law Betty Greenwood, Warren, AR.

The family will receive friends 1:30 PM Tuesday, February 14th at Frazer’s Funeral Home.   Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Friday, February 10, 2017

Dr. Henry Lewis "Doc" Frisby

Dr. Henry Lewis "Doc" Frisby, D.D.S., 81 of El Dorado passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Lewis was born October 14, 1935 to the late Ruby Lewis Frisby and H.E. Frisby, Sr. of El Dorado. He was a life-long resident of Union County. Lewis graduated El Dorado High School in 1953 and was a member of First Baptist Church for 71 years. He was a 32 degree mason, CEO of H.L. Frisby Grilling Sauce Co. and a charter member of Morgan Thompson Hunting Club. He practiced general dentistry in Smackover, AR and El Dorado until his retirement in 1995. His biggest joy was going "hunting" every Friday to Mt. Camp, but really enjoyed being the camp boss. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, who he fondly nicknamed, Hammer, Hammer Bell, CC and Bo Jack, as well as any other child he met; he instantly assigned them their own nickname. For those of you who knew Dr. Frisby, you know he was a special kind of character and one of a kind. His bark was way worse than his bite but you always knew he would do exactly what he said he would do and most of the time exactly what he wanted to do! He had a kind heart and a numerous host of friends and no one that met him would ever forget him. He will always be our dad and forever be your Doc.

Preceding him in death are his parents and a brother H.E. Frisby, Jr.

Survivors include his children, Kelly Cook of El Dorado and Angela Cox (Dan) of Lowell, AR; Henry Lewis Frisby II (Terrie Stone) of El Dorado, Harvey Emmice "Trip" Frisby of El Dorado and four grandchildren, Kyle Cook of El Dorado, Haley Cook of Lowell, AR, Carter Cox of Lowell, AR and Jack Henry Frisby of Hot Springs, AR.

Visitation will start at 12:00 p.m. and continue until service time.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 11, 2017 at First Baptist Church in El Dorado with Rev. Jonathan Kelly and Rev. Brian Trostle officiating. Burial will follow at Arlington Memorial Park under the direction of Young's Funeral Directors.


Serving as pallbearers are Ricky Roper, Robert Green, Kyle Cook, Ron St. John, Gil Colvin, Eric Moody, Melvin Mills and Donald Hamilton. Honorary pallbearers are Roger George, Stan Sweeney, Jared Sweeney, members First Baptist Men's Fellowship Bible Class and members of Morgan Thompson Deer Club.

Memorials may be made to University of Tennessee Dental School in Memphis, 875 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163 or UAMS Dental Hygene Program, Box 619, 4301 W Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Peggy Sanders Temple

Peggy Sanders Temple passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at St. Charles Parish Hospital in Luling, LA. Beloved wife of Lawrence E. Temple for the past sixty-two years. Loving mother of Debra T. Bertrand (husband, Paul). Devoted grandmother of Blaine Bertrand (wife, Jayne), Melissa Eitmann (husband, Daniel) and Lacey Esponge (husband, Blake). Great-grandmother of Corey, Paige, Emma and Brody Bertrand, Andrew and Jacob Eitmann and Ella Esponge. Daughter of the late Keith Sanders and Davey Leslie Sanders. Sister of Edwin Sanders, Nan Walker and the late Emma Watson and Bill Sanders. Mrs. Temple, age 84 years, was born on November 20, 1932 in Warren, AR and was a longtime resident of Hahnville, LA. She was also a member of First Baptist Church of Luling.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Matthew Lee Pennington

Matthew Lee Pennington age 85, of Warren, AR died Tuesday, February 7th, at his home.  He was born November 10th, 1931 in Bradley County, AR a son of the late Verner Franklin Pennington and Ruby Green Pennington .  He was a retired butcher for Aubert Reynolds Grocery and, a member of Calvary Baptist Church.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Cooper Pennington whom he married November 17th, 1951 and she passed away May 17th, 2005 and a sister Ann Taylor.

He is survived by his son, Dr. Kerry Pennington and spouse Debbie, Warren, AR and his daughter Rhonda Simmons and spouse Joe Gary, Warren, AR.  A sister Shirley Ashcraft, Warren, AR.  6 grandchildren,  Emily Harton and spouse Bobby, Brooke Hatch and spouse Duncan, Elizabeth McKinney and spouse Reid, Matthew Davis Pennington, Courtland Ashcraft and Chase Ashcraft. 7 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were 1:30 PM Thursday, February 9th at Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Reuel Cruse and Rev. Rocky Goodwin officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Phillip Wylie, James Kitchens, Buck Thomason, Reid McKinney, Duncan Hatch and Bobby Harton. Honorary pallbearers were Charles O’Neal, Grady Rawls and Pauline Sunday School Class at Calvary Baptist Church. Online guestbook  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com  The family would like to thank Jo Terry, Linda Clay and Rachael Ashcraft for the excellent care they provided. Memorials preferred The Warren School Foundation C/O Leslie Adams 408 South Main Street, Warren AR. 71671 or Calvary Baptist Church. 

Monday, February 6, 2017

Ray Lee Davis

Ray Lee Davis, 75, of Warren, died Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Davis Life Center in Pine Bluff.

Born December 21, 1941, he was a son of the late Horace and Zeola Davis.

He attended school in Los Angeles, California.  He was a member of Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in Warren.  He was a former employee of Masonite Flooring, SEACBEC, and Warren YMCA.  He obtained his G.E.D. as a Senior Citizen and shared this accomplishment with pride with his church family.

He married Pearline McClendon on October 14, 2000.  She preceded him in death.

Survivors:
His brother-Charles Edward Davis of Long Beach, California
Stepbrother-William Lee of Long Beach, California
Stepsister-Eddie Marie Lee of Bellflower, California
Step son - Brandon Dismute of Arkansas
Niece-VeAnna Davis of California
A host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were February 4 at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in Warren with Rev. Eddie Hampton, Sr. officiating.  Burial in Hall Cemetery in Banks with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Larry Wimberly-Thomas

Larry Wimberly-Thomas, 38, of Wilmar, died January 12, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Born April 19, 1978, he was a son of Larry and Annie Wimberly.

He attended Drew Central High School and graduated from Hermitage High School.  He also attended UAM in Monticello and Southeast Arkansas Community College in Pine bluff, with studies in computer programming.  He worked in retail sales until his health failed.

He was also preceded in death by his grandfathers, Trozy Wimberly and Theotis Turner, grandmothers Mary L. Wimberly and Anna Turner.

Survivors:

His parents-Larry and Annie Wimberly of Wilmar
Children-Justin Evans of Grady and Makayla Thomas of Rison
Sister-Yolanda Jean Thomas of Wilmar
Nieces-Destiny and Diamond Dickerson of Wilmar
Nephews-Antonio Dickerson of Pine Bluff and Devin Thomas of Pensacola, FL.
Great nephew-Isaiah Thomas of Crossett
Special cousin-Sterling Ford of Milwaukee, WI.
A host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were January 27 at Walkers Temple COGIC in Fordyce with Brother Lee Elkins officiating.  Burial in Greenville Cemetery in Fordyce with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Lee Watson Freeman

Lee Watson Freeman, age 94, of Hermitage, Ark. died Friday February 3, at El Dorado, Ark. He was born January 29, 1923 in Clark County, Arkansas a son of the late Ben Freeman and Bessie Howel Freeman. He serviced in the U S Army, was a Baptist and a retired maintenance worker for the Gurdon Housing Authority.  Surviving is his wife Laverne Reynolds Freeman whom he married on April 28, 1997 in Mt. View, Ark;  2 sons Larry Freeman and spouse Carol, Alta Loma, Calif. and Kevin Freeman, Phoenix, Ariz;  1 daughter Andrea Freeman and spouse Steven Leukin, Phoenix, Ariz; 3 step daughters Sheila Smith and spouse Doyle Wayne, Warren, Ark, Becky Taylor and spouse John, Shirley, Ark. and Tammie McNeal McGonigal and spouse Brian, Hobe Sound Fla; 6 grandchildren, 1 step grandchild; 2 great-grandchildren and 2 step great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death was a wife Louise Koon Freeman; 3 brothers Bennie Freeman, Robert Freeman and Therin Freeman; 3 sisters Pauline Castor,Opal Hurst and Joyce Freeman.  Funeral service was 1:30 Monday, February 6, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Don Smith officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in  Gravelridge Cemetery near Hermitage by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Doyle Wayne Smith, John Taylor, Ken Thornton, Terry Reynolds, Michael Reynolds and Brian McGonigal. Honorary pallbearers were Richard Rankin, Victor Myers and Randy Gates. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Martha A. Cornelius

Martha A. Cornelius age 87, of Warren, AR passed away February 1st in the Woods Nursing Home at Monticello, AR.  She was born November 23rd, 1929 in Lewisville, AR, a daughter of the late Alton Cap Daugherty and Myrtle Redmon Daugherty.  She was a life long resident of Warren, AR, where she retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and was a long standing member of the First United Methodist Church. She loved her church and always said it was the most beautiful Church in town. She was the loving wife of the late Jack Cornelius, whom she married October 6th, 1949 in Magnolia, AR and  was also preceded in death by 3 sisters Geanette Ford Cochran, Maxie Welbourn and Jennie Lovell.

She is survived by 3 daughters Lesa Oldham and spouse James, Quakertown, PA. Jackie Clark and spouse Bart, Cabot, AR, and Linda Smith and spouse Lawrence, Monticello, AR. 7 grandchildren, Michael, Rachel, Gregory, Wayne, Walter, Jennifer and Jayson.  7 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was 1:30 pm Sunday, February 5th at Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Gary Harrison officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Memorials preferred The First United Methodist Church, 111 West Church Street, Warren, AR 71671.  Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Ashley Hooks Hawkins

 Ashley Hooks Hawkins age 33 of Glenwood, AR died Wednesday February 1st at her home.  She was born September 28th, 1983 in El Dorado , AR a daughter of Dina Hawkins and spouse Jeff, Fayetteville, AR and Charles Jones.   She was a homemaker, a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Warren, AR and the spouse of Bobby Morris of Glenwood, AR.  She was also preceded in death by her maternal grandfather Kenneth Savage and her uncle Eddie Savage.

Surviving other than her parents and spouse, are her children.  2 sons, Dillon Morris and Christopher Morris both of Glenwood, AR and a daughter Logan Hawkins, Glenwood, AR.   A brother John Hooks, Warren, AR. and a sister Michelle Mendez, Warren, AR.
Her maternal grandmother Evelyn Savage, Warren, AR.  Several aunts and uncles and cousins.

Funeral services 3:30 PM Saturday February 4th  at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Outlaw Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Visitation 6:00 pm till 8:00 pm Friday, February 3rd at Frazer’s. Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Tina B. Simmons McClain

 Tina B. Simmons McClain age 58 of Warren, AR, died Wednesday, February 1st at St. Vincent’s  Infirmary in Little Rock, AR.  She was born February,  27th 1958 in Warren, AR a daughter of the late Harry Leslie Simmons and Carrie Sue Hamaker Simmons.  She was a 20 plus year employee with the Arkansas Department of Health.  She was a member of the Wagnon United Methodist Church and a graduate of the Banks Public School System where she was a member of the Banks Cubs cheerleader squad.  She was also proceeded in death by brothers Leslie Wayne Simmons, and Randy Simmons.

Survivors include her husband, David McClain whom she married September 2, 1977 in Banks, AR.
2 sons Cory McClain and fiancĂ© Amber Cummings, Warren, AR.  and Josh McClain and spouse Ashley, Stuttgart, AR.  A brother Ralph Simmons, Warren, AR.  A sister Brenda Simmons Jones and spouse Ron, Pine Bluff, AR.  6 grandchildren Jake McClain,  Seth McClain and Gunner McClain, Kalie McClain, Sky McClain and Aubrey McClain.

Funeral services were 1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 4th at Frazer’s Funeral Home with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist.  Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Brian Erwin, Mark Tillman, Kendell Rauls, Danny Carter, Mike Costello, Chris Jones and Chris Penny. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Joe H. Wharton, Ronnie Jones, Billy Jarvis and Larry Reppond. Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com