Thursday, April 17, 2014

Tony Leon Tullos


Tony Leon Tullos, age 89, of New Edinburg, AR. died Wednesday April 16, at his home. Born December 20, 1924 in Bradley County, AR. a son of the late George Tullos and May Stewart Tullos Butler he was a retired employee for the Arkansas State Highway Department and member of Cowboy Church. Also, preceding him in death was a brother Robert Johnson, sisters Mary Hales, Ruthie Russell, Johnnie Ann Piper and a great grandchild.

Survivors are his wife Bonnie Joann Morse Tullos whom he married June 20, 1960. 1 son Jerry Tullos, New Edinburg, AR. 2 brothers Felton Edgin, Warren, AR., J.W. Butler, Dermott, AR. 4 grandchildren Michael Tullos, Jesse Tullos, Kevin Keathley and Wendy Walmsley. 9 great-grandchildren, 2 step great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services 10:00 a.m. Saturday April 19, at Moseley Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday April 18, at Frazer’s. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Jean Wright Harrod


Jean Wright Harrod, age 84, of Ingalls, AR. died Saturday April 12, at Mercy Hospital in Hot Springs, AR. Born August 5, 1929 in Bradley County, AR. a daughter of the late Charles Ellis Wright and Birdie Holmes Wright, she was a retired sales clerk, homemaker, a Primitive Baptist and the widow of Jack D. Harrod who died October 21, 2004. They were united in marriage July 4, 1945. Also preceding her in death were brothers William F. Wright, Charles “Punch” Wright and a sister Eva Smith.

Survivors are 2 sons Donald Wright Harrod and spouse Sandy, Hot Springs, AR., Larry W. Harrod and spouse Judy, Temple, GA. 1 sister Sue Reynolds, Blytheville, AR. (formerly of Jersey, AR.), 6 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Tuesday April 15, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery at Ingalls, AR. by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Lynn Wright, Scott Wright, Randy Reynolds, Jason Johnson, Donnie Harrod, Ryan Harrod, Roger Harrod and John Harrod. Honorary pallbearers were Charles Cruise and Johnny Ray Smith. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Frances A. Smith


Frances A. Smith age 79, of Warren, AR died Friday, April 11th, at the St. Vincent’s Infirmary in Little Rock, AR.  She was born August 13th, 1934 in Brown, Oklahoma a daughter of the late John Dewey Burr and Florence Evelyn Stintson Burr. She was retired from LaDonna’s Sports Ware and a member of the Church of Christ, she loved to cook and was a excellent quilter which was her enjoyment.  Also preceding her in death was her husband William Lee “Billy” Smith whom she married May 30, 1951 in Durant, OK and he died January 5th, 2013, 3 brothers M. J. Burr, J.W. Burr and J.C. Burr and a sister Bernice Childs.

She is survived by 4 sons,  Jimmy Ray Smith and spouse Anne, Billy Potts Smith and spouse Karen, and Keith Allen Smith and spouse Beverly all of Warren, AR.  Jerry Don Smith and spouse Joyce, Monticello, AR.  A daughter Carolyn Smith Ashcraft and spouse John Ed, Pansy, AR.   A brother Raymond Burr, Ft. Worth, TX and 3 sisters Irene Binns, Little Rock, AR and Mildred Proctor, Dallas, TX and Elsie Britton.  13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were 4:00pm Saturday, April 12th at Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Charles Wooley officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Jeremy Smith, Jarrod Smith, Sam Smith, Brian Smith, Christopher Smith and Buddy Ray Burr. Online guestbook  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com  

Monday, April 7, 2014

Chris Perry


Chris Perry age 48, of Warren, AR died Sunday, April 6th as a result of a tragic automobile wreck.  He was born May 4th, 1965 in Bradley County AR, a son of Mittie Faye Perry, Hermitage, AR and the late Jesse Walter Perry.  Also preceding him death was his daughter Hannah Perry, who also died in the car wreck, and a brother Lee Perry.

Chris was a hard working and very devoted family man, he never met a stranger and Chris would give you the shirt off his back if you needed it.   Chris was his daughter Hannah’s biggest fan and supporter in life and racing, and supported his sons equally as well.  He was a member of the Hermitage Baptist Church, was owner and operator of Perry’s Lawn service for 35 years and owned and operated Chris Perry Farms for 6 years affiliated with OK Foods.

He is also survived by his wife Jennifer Nicholson Perry whom he married Sept. 3rd, 1994.  2 sons Nicholas Perry and Anthony Creamer both of Warren, AR.  2 sisters Linda Wyman and spouse Richard, Peggy Huenerberg and spouse Jerry all of Houston, TX.  2 brothers, James Ronald Perry and spouse Jane, Conway, AR; and Terry Perry and spouse Toni, of Houston, TX.  A sister-n-law Karen Perry, New Edinburg, AR.  A host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services 2:00pm Wednesday, April 9th at Frazer’s Chapel.  Burial in Pleasant Valley Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6pm till 8pm Tuesday, April 8th at Frazer’s. Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Hannah Elizabeth Faye Perry


Hannah Elizabeth Faye Perry age 15, of Warren, AR died Sunday, April 6th with her father Chris Perry in a tragic wreck.  She was born January 14th, 1999 in Bradley County, AR a daughter of Jennifer Nicholson Perry, Warren AR and the late Christopher Dean Perry.

Hannah was a homeschooled student, a very smart and beautiful young lady. She enjoyed working side by side with her dad.  She had a passion for dirt track racing, and on any given Saturday night during racing season, you would find Hannah and her dad at the track getting ready to race her car- #13H.  Hannah was a Bradley County 4H member; she has received many awards plus 4H member of the year in 2010.  She also won many best of show and blue ribbons at the Bradley County Fair.

Surviving other than her mother, 2 brothers Nicholas Perry and Anthony Creamer both of Warren, AR.   Her paternal grandmother Mittie Faye Perry, Hermitage, AR. and a maternal grandmother Nancy Nicholson, Warren, AR. 5 aunts, Linda Wyman and spouse Richard, Peggy Huenerberg, and spouse Jerry all of Houston, TX.  Kristina Johnson and spouse David, Warren, AR.  Amy Binns and spouse Joey, Sr.  New Edinburg, AR and Karen Perry, New Edinburg, AR.  2 uncles James Ronald Perry and spouse Jane, Conway, AR and Terry Perry and spouse Toni, Houston, TX.  A host of great aunts, uncles, cousins and many many friends.

Funeral services 2:00pm Wednesday, April 9th at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial Pleasant Valley Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6pm till 8pm Tuesday, April 8th at Frazer’s. Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Marjorie Howsen Adair



Marjorie Howsen Adair age 87, of Warren, AR died Tuesday, April 1st at the Bradley County Medical Center.  She was born February 22, 1927 in Bradley County AR, a daughter of the late Grady Hamilton Howsen and Annie Zelma Horn Howsen. She was a retired C & A nursing assistant for over 20 years with Wagon Place Nursing Home and a member of Pleasant Valley Free Will Baptist Church and the widow of the late Marvin Edgar Adair and Richard Marion Sutton. Also preceding her in death were sisters Zelma Bailey and Onnie Mae Evans.

Survivors include a son Glynn Adair of Warren, AR and a daughter Marilyn Russell and spouse Wayne of Warren, AR. A brother J. G. Howsen of Warren, AR and 2 sisters Shirley Ann Lee and Lee Ila Dawkins both of Warren, AR.
5 grandchildren Richard Russell and spouse Kelly, Brandie Davis and spouse Calvin, Heather Young and spouse Joe, Ashley Courtney and spouse Aaron and Holly Adair and friend Cody Curry.  9 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were 10:00AM Friday, April 4th at Pleasant Valley Cemetery with Rev. Roy Williams officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Valley Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Roy Lephiew, Aaron Courtney, Dewayne Courtney, Todd Burch, Thomas Lephiew and Brad Crouch. Online guestbook  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Girtie Mae Hampton Gilbert

Girtie Mae Hampton Gilbert, 83, of Jersey, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at her home in Jersey.

Born March 24, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Monroe Hamtpn, Sr. and Normie Newton Hampton.

Se was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Jersey.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Gary Kenneth Gilbert and twelve siblings.  Hers son Charles Gilbert followed her in death.

Survivors:

Her husband of 68 years - Carnice Gilbert of Jersey

Her children - Norma Sue Moore and husband Enoch of Jersey; Matha Singh and husband Surinder of Pine Bluff; Rebecca Gilbert of Warren, Jenny Burnett and husband E.L. of Henderson, TN, and Richard Gilbert of Little Rock

Siblings - Monroe Hampton III and wife Mae Lou of Los Angeles, CA., David Lee Hampton and wife Joyce of Jersey

Sister-in-law - Reba Pickett of Harrell
Brother-in-law - Joe Gilbert and wife Joann of Warren

11 Grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, 2 great great grands, and a host of other relatives and friends

Funeral services were March 29 at the Hermitage Community Center in Hermitage with Rev. Arlin Carson officiating and Bishop Larry Hines eulogist.  Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery in Jersey by Hammons Funeral Home.

Charles Hurley Gilbert

Charles Hurley Gilbert, 62, of Harrell, died Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Bradley County Medical Center in Warren.

Born April 21, 1951, he was a son of Carnice Gilbert and the late Girtie Mae Gilbert.

He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Jersey.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Gary Kenneth Gilbert.

Survivors include:
His wife:  Brenda Gilbert of Harrell
His father:  Carnice Gilbert of Jersey
Children:  Cynthia Broughton, Billy Jean Brown both of Hampton; Dwayne Gilbert of Houston, Texas; Torris Gilbert of Jersey, Chanell (Quinn) Gilbert of Hermitage
Step Children:  Stanley Green, Amos Moore, and Lisa Moore all of Harrell, Shavon Bradford and husband Byron and Eric Callum all of Hampton
Siblings:  Norma Sue Moore and husband of Jersey, Martha Singh and husband Surinder of Pine Bluff, Rebecca Gilbert of Warren, Jenny Burnett and husband E.L. of Henderson, TN., and Richard Gilbert of Little Rock
25 grandchildren, one great grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were March 29 at the Hermitage Community Center in Hermitage with Rev. Arlin Carson officiating and Bishop Larry Hines eulogist.  Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery in Jersey by Hammons Funeral Home.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Fannie Annette Sinclair Blankinship


Fannie Annette Sinclair Blankinship, age 80, of Warren, AR. died Friday March 28, at J.R.M.C. Born August 12, 1933 in Ingalls, AR. a daughter of the late Raymond Franklin Sinclair and Mary Ellen Temple Sinclair she was a homemaker, member First Assembly of God Church and the widow of H.C. Blankinship. Also, preceding her in death were brothers Ira Saunders, William Harbour, Thomas Harbour, Johnnie Sinclair; sisters Hazel Mann, Mae Milholland and Iona Jester.

Survivors are 3 sons Paul Beard and spouse Terry, Tillar, AR., Stephen Sinclair, El Dorado, AR., Bubba Laws, Warren, AR. 2 daughters Paulette Scott and spouse Johnny, Carrolton, TX., Pam Harton and spouse Lester, Warren, AR. 8 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Monday March 31, Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Ray Hearron, Rev. Jim Bales and Rev. Michael Griffith officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and Allison Luker was soloist. Burial was in Antioch Cemetery near Hamburg by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Shawn Scott, Jody Laws, Jacob Winters, Jason Winters, Timothy Winters and Zeb Beard. Honorary pallbearers were Michael Hailey, Levi Beard, Clayton Winters and Ronnie Sinclair. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Patricia Rudene Ray


Patricia Rudene Allen Ray of Smackover went to be with the Lord on March 28, 2014. She was born on November 13, 1930 in Ogemaw, AR She was a registered nurse and was of the Baptist faith.

She graduated from Warren High School and from nurse's training in 1950 from Tri-State School of Nursing in Shreveport, LA. She worked in surgery and delivery at Bradley County Hospital in Warren until 1957 and the at Doren Hospital in Smackover until 1970. She then joined Warner Brown Hospital where she supervised several departments.

She later furthered her education in Psychiatric nursing at State College in Conway. Her love of nursing was the Psychiatric Department where she served as the Director of that unit at the Medical Center of South Arkansas and retired after 27 years of service.

Preceding her in death were her parents Randolph Thomas Allen and Camilla Pauline Byers Allen.

Survivors include her two daughters, Jondalyn Ann Roberts (Marshall), Rhanda Camille Wright (Bucky) and her son, Richard Allen Ray (Jennifer) all of Smackover; one sister Mary Zimmerman (Don) of Troy, MO along with six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Young's Chapel with Rev. David Preston officiating. Interment will follow at Smackover Cemetery under the direction of Young's Funeral Directors.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 until 7:30 P.M. Monday evening at Young's

Memorials may be made to UCAPS, 1000 Sunset Road, El Dorado, AR 71730 or to the American Cancer Society , P.O. Box 10403, El Dorado, AR 71730.

An online guest registry is available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Aubrey Eugene "Jack" Forrest



Aubrey Eugene “Jack” Forrest  age 90, of Hermitage, AR died Thursday, March 27th at the Bradley County Medical Center.  He was born February 3rd, 1924 in Ingalls, AR.  He was a 21 year veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in WWII and the Korean Conflict, he worked for the United States Post office in Little Rock, AR, was a member and a Deacon at Saline Baptist Church and in his later years worked for Delta Counseling in Warren assisting with the elderly.  Also preceding him in death were spouses Marian Kathleen Cronin Forrest, whom he married May 25, 1946 and she died February 26th, 1993 and Marcella Forrest who died in 2009.

Survivors include 2 sons, Ronald Forrest and spouse Cheryl, Minneapolis, Min, Larry Forrest and spouse Chrisenda, Lees Summit, MO.  3 daughters Sharon Simpson and spouse Tom, Independence, MO, Gail McGuran, Jacksonville, AR and Debbie Bunch, and spouse Mike, Muskogee, OK.   A brother Glen Harrison and spouse Jane, Mabelvale, AR and a sister Eloise Moseley, Portland, AR.   13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were 10:00AM Saturday, March 29th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Tim Saunders officiating. Musicians were Linda Barrett, Kimberly Carpenter and Larry Forrest. Burial was 2:30PM Monday March 31st at Rest Hill Cemetery in North Little Rock, AR with Military Honors.  Active pallbearers were Wayne Griffin, Jon Jeu, Chris Schmeckenbecher, Bryan Knopp, Tom Simpson an Daryle Forrest.  Honorary pallbearers were Jimmy Shipp, Scott Forrest, Mike Forrest, Ty Knopp and Harlan Knopp.  Online guestbook  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Lou Ella Thompson


Lou Ella Thompson age 97 of New Edinburg, AR died Thursday, March 27th at Chapel Woods Nursing Home in Warren.  She was born August 29th, 1916 in New Edinburg, AR a daughter of the late Charles Edward Huddleston and Sallie Barnett Huddleston.  She was a housewife and homemaker, a member of Chapel Hill Baptist Church and the widow of Sherman Thompson whom she married in 1934 and he died in 1977.  Also preceding her in death was a daughter Beverly Weeks, brothers Maurice Huddleston, Johnny Huddleston, Leonard Huddleston and Roy Huddleston.  Sisters Illa Harrelson and Libbie Fisher.

Survivors include 3 daughters Norma Hensley, New Edinburg, AR, Helen May and spouse Bill, Maple Valley, Washington and Elizabeth Marks and spouse Ron, Bryant, AR. 1 half-brother Aubrey Huddleston, New Edinburg, AR.  2 sisters Sallie Wolfgang, New Edinburg, AR and Mildred Gwenn, Kingsland, AR, a son-n-law James Weeks, New Edinburg, AR.
10 grandchildren  Debra Clanton and spouse Mark, Warren, AR, Kenneth Hensley and spouse Tammy, New Edinburg, AR, Michael Hensley and spouse Beth, Hermitage, AR, Jeffery May and spouse Kim, Freemont, CA, Gregory May and spouse Katie, Seattle , WA, Carla McDougald and spouse Marty, Hermitage, AR, Shelia Keen and spouse Mike, Bryant, AR,  Jamie Weeks and spouse Jena, Blytheville, AR, Mark Weeks and spouse Kristen, New Edinburg, AR and Terry Weeks and spouse Amy, Steele, MO. 19 great-grandchildren and 3 step-great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services 2:00pm Sunday, March 30th at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Reaves Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6pm till 8pm Saturday, March 29th at Frazer’s.  Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Marietta Outlaw Chandler


Marietta Outlaw Chandler, age 88, of Warren, AR. died Monday March 24, at Chapel Woods Nursing Center. Born November 15, 1925 in Sumpter, AR. a daughter of the late Preston Outlaw and Esther Savage Outlaw she was a retired dietician for Pine Lodge Nursing Home, member of Calvary Baptist Church and the widow of L.C. Chandler who died August 4, 1976. They were united in marriage May 10, 1947. Survivors are 2 sons Roger Chandler and spouse Cathy, Sumpter, AR., Phil Chandler, Monticello, AR. 2 daughters Charlotte Laster and spouse Willie, Sumpter, AR., Paulette Calloway and spouse Bob, Warren, AR. 3 brothers W.T. Outlaw, R.P. Outlaw, both of Warren, AR., Holyan Outlaw, Sumpter, AR. 1 sister Oma Jane Hargis, White Hall, AR. 9 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Thursday March 27, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann and Rev. Randy Murphy officiating. Music was provided by Linda Barrett, Phyllis Stedman, Nicole Williams and Jimmy Ray Taylor. Burial was in Outlaw Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Tracy Chandler, Tony Chandler, Heath Calloway, Brock Laster, Greg Hayes, Robbie Brock and Don Roseberry. Online guest register HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Monday, March 24, 2014

Wallace Clifton

Wallace Clifton, 60, of Warren, died Friday, March 14, 2014 at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock.

Born April 10, 1953, he was a son of the late Emma Jean Neal-Williams and James Clifton.  He was later adopted by the late Mable and Johnny Thomas.

He was a member of Weary Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Marsden, a graduate of Hermitage High School Class of 1971, a member of the Arkansas Superior Federal Credit Union Board for many years and a retiree of Potlatch Corporation.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Verna Lee Hampton-Clifton, a brother Elder James Daniel Thomas and a sister  Brenda Kay Williams.

Survivors:
His Children:  Fenetria Clifton of Little Rock and Karlos Clifton of Warren
Grandchildren:  Khadijah Clifton of Little Rock and Kaylee Clifton of Warren
Siblings:  Shirley Jones of Inglewood, CA., Jo Ann Terry, Pamela Poole, Sara Harding and husband Greg, Charlie Williams and wife Patricia and James Ellison Williams all of Warre; Leola Harrison of Milwaukee, WI., Perry Dale Williams of Oceanside, CA., and James David Clifton and wife Peggy of Monticello.
Special Nephew:  Markeia Jamison
A host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were March 21 at the Hermitage Community Center in Hermitage with Rev. Kelcey Highsmith officiating.  Burial was in Weary Rest Cemetery in Marsden by Hammons Funeral Home.

Bobby Pickett

Bobby Pickett, 80, of Banks, died, Monday, March 10, 2014 at his home.

Born May 5, 1933, he was a son of the late James B. Pickett and Alabama Morris.

He was a log truck driver for many years and loved to hunt, fish, and grow vegetables.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Thomas Earl Pickett, a daughter, Nancy Lane Washington, sister, Orvelette Turner and brothers, Dock Pickett, D.L. Pickett, D.V. Pickett, Lisbon Pickett, Odell Pickett and John Pickett.

Survivors:

His wife, Mildred Pickett of Warren

His Children, Kelvin Pickett and wife Tammy, Jackie Pickett, Wanda Rhodes and husband Terrance all of Warren; Cedric Pickett and wife Barbara of Hampton, Bobby Partman of Marsden, Shwan Cross of California, Kathy Brazil and husband Joe of Fordyce

Special friend, Tyson Kendrix
12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were March 15 at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in Warren with Rev. Graylin Wilson officiating.  Burial was in Pickett Cemetery in Hampton by Hammons Funeral Home.

Freddie Mae Marshall

Freddie Mae Marshall, 66, of Warren, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at her home.

Born March 15, 1947, she was a daughter of David Colclough and the late Ollie Mae Colclough.

She was a member of St. James A.M.E. Church in Warren, where she served as Stewart, Treasurer and Choir Director.

She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Clarence Hampton, Dwight Colclough, Michael Colclough and Gary Eason.

Survivors:

Her husband of 49 years, Houston Marshall of Warren

Her father, David Colclough of Little Rock

Children, Sharon Wilkins Rashad and husband Safwan and Michael Marshall and wife Tammy, all of Warren

Siblings, Oree Booker of Altadena, CA., Alanda Rogers of Little Rock and Timothy Colclough and wife Brenda of Warren

Adopted Sister, Flemaria Barnett of Monticello

Aunt, Mamie Parks of Dallas, Tx.

Grandchildren, Candi Daniels and husband Terrance and Kristal Wilkins all of Little Rock; Mieisha Payne and husband Greg, Tammasha Marshall and Zaniah Rashad all of Warren; Chiquita Marshall of Kileen, TX and Jeramie Wilkins of Monticello

4 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives, friends and the Class of 1965.

Funeral services were Saturday, March 15, at 11:00 a.m. at St. James AME Church in Warren.  Burial was in Union Cemetery by Hammons Funeral Home.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Travis Ricketts


Travis Ricketts age 92, of Warren, AR died Wednesday, March 19th at the John Williamson Hospice House in Eldorado, AR.
He was born September 14th, 1921 in Lou Ann, AR a son of the late W. A. Ricketts and Orbie Morris Ricketts.  He was retired from Potlatch Corporation, was a member of the Assembly of God Church and a WWII United States Army Air Corp Veteran.
Also preceding him in death was his wife Evelyn Ricketts, a son Richard Ricketts and a brother Louis Ricketts.

He is survived by 2 grandchildren Colt Ricketts and spouse Jenni, New Caney, TX and Tina Ricketts, Massachusetts.   2 great-grandchildren Alexis Ricketts and Gauge Ricketts both of New Caney, TX.

Funeral services were 2:00pm Saturday, March 22nd at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Jim Bales officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Liberty Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Doyle Gill and James Tillman. Honorary pallbearers were Dale Wolfe and John Feirce. Online Guestbook  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Gloria Dunbar Ross

Gloria Dunbar Ross was born on November 26,1945 in Lake Village, Arkansas to the late Rufus Dunbar Sr. and Thelma Dunbar. Gloria departed this life on March 17, 2014 and went on to be with the Lord and Savior,Jesus Christ. She was preceded in death by her father,mother,and one brother.She leaves to cherish he memory, her loving husband, Eddie Ross of Portland, Ar. Five daughters: Felecia Broussard (Jackie), Belinda Johnson(Aaron), Monica Miles(Wesley) Melechia Miles(Kenneth) all of Houston, Texas. Nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren, and a host of neices, nephews,cousins,and friends. Services will Saturday, March 22nd,2014 at 11:00 a.m.at Central Community Baptist Church in Lake Village, Arkansas. Services are entrusted to Christian Brothers Funeral Home of Monticello, Arkansas 738 East Oakland Street, Monticello Arkansas 71655.(870) 367-6441

Wanda Lea Whittington Armstrong


Wanda Lea Whittington Armstrong age 82, of Banks AR died Saturday, March 15th at her home.  She was born December 16th, 1931 in El Dorado, AR a daughter of the late Mitchell Whittington and Ruby Wright Whittington.  She was a  homemaker who enjoyed cooking for everyone, loved fishing and gardening and was a bowling coach.   Also proceeding her in death  was her husband Julius Armstrong who she married October 28th, 1954, 2 sons Mitchell E. Heath and  Perry Gibson Armstrong.   A grandchild Steven Armstrong, a great-grandchild Jazmine Adams and a great-great grandchild Kaycen Rice and a brother n law B. Perry Armstrong.

Survivors include her son, Wayne Armstrong,  Starbuck, Washington.  4 grandchildren Ian Heath, Gilbert, AZ, Michelle Baggett, Warren, AR, Stephanie Armstrong and spouse Shaun, Banks, AR, Samantha Nikki Armstrong Houston and spouse Brandon, Little Rock, AR  7 great-grandchildren Alexys Baggett, Jordyn Rose, Kyhlee Cruce, Travis Felecetty Armstrong, Izabella Adams, Brayton Houston and Brynton Houston.  A niece Latonia Jantosik and spouse Steve and a great-niece Jessica Marie Jantosik.

Graveside services were 2:00pm Thursday March 20th  at McFarland Cemetery with Rev. Tony Rinehart officiating. Debra West was soloist. Active pallbearers were Dallas Hays, Buddy Peirce, Steve Jantosik, Brandon Houston, Shaun Adams and Bill Lephiew. Honorary pallbearers were James Johnson, Billy Baggett, Joey Ozment, Artiesen Cancer Center, Dr. Edward Abram and Staff, Dr. Richard Pillsbury, Dr. Aldo Fonticiella and Dr. Scott Stern. Burial was in McFarland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Online Guestbook  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Monday, March 17, 2014

Aubrey Moline Bradford


Aubrey Moline Bradford, age 94, of La Porte, Texas formerly of Warren, Arkansas died Friday, March 14 at LaPorte. She was born January 17, 1920 at Warren, Arkansas a daughter of the late John Little Herring and Clara Magnolia Grubbs Herring. She was a 60 year member member of Bayshore Baptist Church, a homemaker and during World War II was a munitions inspector. She was a graduate of Warren High School. She married Kermit Bradford and he preceded her in death on December 27, 1993. Surviving is a son Mike Bradford and spouse LaVera, Liberty Texas; a daughter Deborah Davis, La Porte, Texas; a brother Shannon Herring, Cincinnati, Ohio; a sister Betty O’Neal, Warren, Ark; 8 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 1 great great-grandchild.
Graveside services were 10:00am Thursday, March 20, at Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Shannon Herring officiating. Active pallberers were Stephen Bradford, Caleb Bradford, Anthony Davis and Carlin Houston. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Online guestbook/obituary  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com