Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Lynne Davis Rice

Lynne Davis Rice age 52 of Montrose, AR formerly of Hermitage, AR died Monday, July 17th, at the Chicot Memorial Medical Center in Lake Village, AR.  She was born October 24, 1964 in Grayson County, TX a daughter of Jim Davis and Linda Trussell Davis, Hermitage, AR.  She was an Elementary school teacher with 25 years of teaching service, a graduate of the Hermitage Public School system and she earned her teaching degree at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Mark Davis.

Surviving other than her parents is her husband, Mark Rice whom she married November 2nd, 2013 in Drew County, AR.  7 sons, Tristan Raines, Conway, AR,  Justin Manley, Dumas, AR, Nicholas Rice, Monticello, AR, Mark Aaron Rice, Pine Bluff, AR,  Alex Rice, Plesenting, TX, Adam Rice, Benton, AR, and Jared Rice, Montrose, AR.
 Two daughters Cassie Nicholson, Damascus, AR and Michelle Massey, Conway, AR.  A sister Debbie Pennington and spouse Kerry, Warren, AR.  4 grandchildren and 3 step-grandchildren.  Several aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were 2:00 PM Thursday, July 20th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Marty Reep and Rev. David Sullivan officiating. Active pallbearers were Jared Rice, Richard Bickers, Kenny Trussell, Chase Ashcraft, Manuel Isidro and Nathan Harrod. Honorary pallbearers were Nick Rice, Justin Manley, Kay Best Murphy and Davis Pennington. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Pattsville Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Brenda Williams McKinnon

Brenda Williams McKinnon, age 73, passed away at her home in Warren, Arkansas on Friday, July 14, 2017. Born October 13, 1943, in Pine Bluff, AR, she was the daughter of the late Austin Williams and Ola Crook Williams.  She was a retired educator with the Camden Public School System and member of First United Methodist Church of Camden.  She was preceded in death by her loving husband and best friend, Bruce Edward McKinnon who died May 29, 2017.
 Surviving is one son Brian McKinnon and spouse Tammy of Arlington, TN. One daughter Megan McKinnon of Atlanta, GA. One sister Donnie Burke of Warren, AR. Two grandchildren Brooke McKinnon and Tyler McKinnon.

A memorial service was held at 2:00 PM. Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Frazer’s Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Harrison officiating. Memorials can be made to Humane Society of Bradley County, 339 Bradley 32 Road, Warren, AR 71671.  To sign the online guest register, visit www.frazerfuneralhome.com.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Dorothy G. Vanderzwalm

Dorothy G. Vanderzwalm age 84 of Warren, AR died Friday, July 14th at the John R. Williamson Hospice House in El Dorado, AR. She was born January 10th, 1933 in Warren, AR a daughter of the late Hugh Bradley Guynn and Mattie Reppond Guynn. She was a housewife and homemaker and a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Warren.  She was also preceded in death by her husband James Vanderzwalm who died January 9th, 1977. A granddaughter Janessa Jarvis and a great-granddaughter Bradleigh Klair Glossup also preceded her in death.

Survivors include 2 sons, Ken Vanderzwlam and spouse Fran, Warren, AR, and Randal Vanderzwalm and spouse Penny, Banks, AR. A daughter Rennie Smith Johnson, Warren, AR.   8 grandchildren Kenna, Tonia, Tricia, Shane, Jennifer, Jonathan, Trent and Christopher.  14 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was 4:00 PM Saturday, July 15th at Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Mark Ferguson officiating. Soloist was Tricia West. Active pallbearers were Shane Smith, Jonathan Smith, Christopher Vanderzwalm, Trent Vanderzwalm, Justin West, Daniel Jarvis, John Mahon, Steed White, and Klayton Dunnaway.  Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Betty Ruth Massey

Betty Ruth Massey age 77, of Warren, AR died Wednesday, July 12th at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock, AR.  She was born December 26th, 1939 in Fordyce, AR a daughter of the late Herbert James Hay and Ludie Bell Boyer.  She was also preceded in death by a step father Orland “Polly” Boyer and a brother James Earl Hay.
She was a retired deli manager for Mad Butcher in Warren, and Smitty’s in Fordyce.  She was a member of Westside Baptist Church and a graduate of the Fordyce Public Schools  She loved playing bridge with her ladies and cooking for her family.

She is survived by 2 sons, Tommy Massey, Cocoa Beach, Fla, and Jimmy Massey, Warren, AR. A daughter Brenda Savage, Bryant, AR.  A sister Roberta Pennington, Pine Bluff, AR.  4 grandchildren Anna Markham, Marie Massey, Kim Skorcz and Megan Savage.  5 great-grandchildren Hunter, Austin, Landon, Macy and Gunner. Special friends Chuck Cannon, Leigh Massey, Betty Heird and Bessie Dee West.

Graveside service was 11:00 AM Saturday, July 15th at Oakland Cemetery in Warren with Rev. Canny Kelly officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Martin Skorcz, Derek Markham, Tim Daniels, Colt Daniels, Jake Daniels, and Colby Daniels. Honorary pallbearers were Chuck Cannon, Tim Bunch, Bruce Anderson, Dr. David Chambers, Dr. Balagopalan Nair, Ricky Blann, Ricky Adams, and Patrick Washington.  Online guestbook  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com  Memorials preferred  HYPERLINK "https://carti.ejoinme.org/donate" https://carti.ejoinme.org/donate or CARTI Cancer Center 8901 CARTI Way, Little Rock, AR 72205.

Sebastian Simon

Sebastian Simon, age 60, of Warren, AR, died Monday, July 10, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. He was born August 30, 1956, in Mexico and was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church. Preceding him in death was his father Marcelino Simon.

Survivors are his wife Maria Juana DeSimon. Two daughters Agripina Simon of Rison, AR, and Teresa Sandoval of Warren, AR. His mother Eulalia Cuanas of Mexico. Five brothers, two sisters and eight grandchildren.

Funeral mass will be 12:00 p.m. (noon), Saturday, July 15, at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Warren. Burial will be in San Andrez, Mexico at a later date. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 14, at Frazer’s Funeral Home and from 10:00 a.m. until service time Saturday, July 15, at St. Luke’s Catholic Church. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Merle Dean "Cookie" McLemore

Merle Dean "Cookie" McLemore, age 70, died Tuesday, July 11th, at her home in Weatherford, Texas, after battling interstitial lung disease.  She was born March 11, 1947 in Butler, Alabama, daughter of the late Joseph Hunter Smith and Grace Singleton.  She was a Baptist, worked for several years as Manager of Mac's Diesel Service, Shell Lake, Arkansas, and as an Electronics Technician for Sanyo Manufacturing Corp., Forest City, Arkansas.  She spent the remainder of her career as a Nurse and Certified Med Aide in several Nursing & Rehabilitation Centers in the north Texas region.  She was married to the late Felix C. McLemore, Sr., on October 2, 1971 at Pine Bluff, Arkansas, until his death December 11, 2007.  Surviving children:  daughter Karen L. Scott of Austin, Texas, and Sharon Bussell, Middleton, Tennessee; daughters-in-law:  April McLemore, Las Vegas, Nevada and Audra Ortega McLemore, Mineral Wells, Texas;  three sons Lynn McLemore, Las Vegas, Nevada; , John Wayne McLemore, Weatherford, Texas; Felix C. McLemore, Jr., Mineral Wells, Texas; along with numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, many beloved nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 16, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Russell Rhoden officiating. Janice Sullivan was organit. Burial was in Fitzhugh Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Kevin H. Scott, Gonzalo Santibanez, Jr., Kyle McLemore, Joshua Clark, Austin McLemore, and Johnny Bussell. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Friday, July 7, 2017

Earl Robert Norris

Earl Robert Norris, age 90, of Warren, AR, died July 6, at Gardner Nursing Home in Star City, AR. He was the son of the late Elmer R. and late Olellian Joiner Norris. Also preceding him in death was a son Thomas Elmer Norris; a granddaughter Marti Marie Norris; a grandson Christopher Robert Norris; two sisters Juanita Steadman Lawrence and Etoyle Tomlin. Earl served his country during and after World War II as a sergeant in the Air Force. He was in the occupation forces in Japan where he was to meet and marry his wife. He was a retired brick mason and loved to spend time hunting, fishing, playing cards and dominoes with family and friends.

Surviving is his wife of 70 years, Hiro “Mickey” Norris of Warren, AR; and their children: Ann Orleanski of Warren; Erva Sharp of Warren; Nick Norris and spouse Sherry of Plano, TX; Steve Norris of Warren; and Renee Richard and spouse Randy of West Monroe, LA. He is also survived by four sisters: Gladys Rowsey of Horn Lake, MS; Argie Chaillaux of Tucson, AZ; Blanche Waterhouse of Winter Haven, FL, and Linda Earline Engstrom and spouse Bruce of Winter Haven, FL; one brother, James Norris and spouse Evelyn of New Edinburg, AR; nine grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 10, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Michael Sharp, David McCullars, Cameron Norris, Matthew Norris, Jonathan Guice, Gene Turpin, and Scott Steadman. Honorary pallbearers were Don Schwebel, Merl Richard, Jerry Norris, and Frank McCullars. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Angela Adair Davis

Angela Adair Davis, age 46, of Monticello, Arkansas died Sunday, July 2, at home. She was born August 12, 1970 at Warren, Arkansas a daughter of James C. Adair, Rye, Arkansas and the late Claudia Paulette Browning Adair. She was a graduate of the Woodlawn Pubic School System, was a member of Harmony Freewill Baptist Church and a retired retail store staffer.  Surviving in addition to her father is her husband Ray Nelson, Monticello, Ark; 1 son R. D. Davis, Monticello, Ark, 1 daughter Mattie Nelson, Monticello, Ark; 1 brother Otto Adair, Rye, Ark; 2 nephews Terrell Chapman, Rye, Ark. and J. D. Durham, Texas; 4 grandchildren, 3 great nieces and 1 great nephew.  She was also preceded in death by a sister Annette Adair Wright. Graveside services 2:00 pm Thursday, July 6, at Union Cemetery at Rye.  Visitation 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Wednesday, July 5, at Frazer’s Funeral Home of Warren.  Online guestbook/obituary www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Aber Gannaway, Jr.

Aber A. Gannaway, Jr., age 91, of Warren, AR, passed away on July 1.  He was born on January 15, 1926, in Warren to the late Aber A. Gannaway, Sr. and Gladys Berryman Gannaway.  He was preceded in death by sister Alma Jean Young.  He is survived by his wife of 69 years Ora Mae Gavin Gannaway; three children: David Gannaway (Gail), Paul Gannaway (Becky) and Janie Runkle (Keith); six grandchildren: Jeremy Gannaway, Laura McClanahan (Steven), Amy Hoffmann (Brett), Gracen Stogsdill (David), Bailey Runkle and Andrew Runkle; and six great-grandchildren: Hayes and Carter McClanahan, Eli and Emerson Stogsdill, and Reid and Avery Hoffmann.   Family meant everything to him and he was especially proud of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Aber was a lifelong member of the Warren First Baptist Church.  He loved the church and served as a Deacon Emeritus, a dedicated Sunday School teacher for 66 years and on numerous church committees.

Aber enlisted in the US Army Air Corps in January, 1944, and was training to be a B-24 gunner when World War II ended.  He attained the rank of sergeant and spent the remainder of his time in the service in Italy serving in a variety of capacities during the post-war demobilization and equipment disposal process.  Following his discharge in December, 1947, he returned to Warren and worked as the service manager at Blankenship Motor Company for 16 years.  He then worked as the shop and equipment superintendent at Moro, Inc. in Warren for 40 years.  He was a volunteer fireman for 25 years, a member of the American Legion and had a God-given talent for being able to repair most anything.  In his later years, he loved to talk about the people he had known and the changes he had seen in Warren during his 91 years.

Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Steve Lasiter officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and soloist was Rev. Steve Lasiter. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Curtis Blankinship, Jr., Paul Cash, Vol Ford, Jeremy Gannaway, Steven McClanahan, Cliff Morgan, Todd Scroggins, and David Stogsdill. Honorary pallbearers were Andrew Runkle, Bill Jones, Brett Hoffman, Heath Reep, Thomas Gavin, Dr. Joe H. Wharton, Sam Fullerton, Nazair Minton, Joe Hairston, Phil Berry, Marsha Berry, and Joe D. Hammons.   Memorial contributions may be made to Warren First Baptist Church, 310 S. Main St., Warren, AR 71671 or to the Warren Veterans Museum, 210 N. Main St., Warren, AR 71671.   Online guest book www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Charles D. "Charlie" Jones

Charles D. “Charlie” Jones, 76, of Little Rock, AR., went to be with the Lord on
June 30, 2017.  Charles was born in Warren, AR on July 9, 1940 to Douglas Doyle
“Jack” Jones and E. Lois Neal Jones who preceded him.  He was also preceded in
death by his in-laws, Bruff and Verna Mae Williams Hudson, all of Warren, AR.
He leaves behind his wife of fifty years, Marilyn Hudson Jones; daughter, Misti
Jones; son, Doug (Dianna) Jones all of Little Rock, AR; grandson, Colin Jones
(fiancé Morgan Priddy) of Bryant, AR; granddaughter, Julianne Smith
Unger (Steve) of Little Rock.
Charles was a graduate of Arkansas A&M in Monticello, AR.  He was in the grocery
business throughout his life, working for Kelley Brokerage Company most of his
career and then Acosta Sales and Marketing until his retirement in 2009.
 Charles was a loyal member of Geyer Springs First Baptist Church of Little
Rock and was a proud member of the “Huh” Sunday school class. Charles found
pleasure while working in the yard, piddling in his antique booth, trout fishing,
and spending time with friends and family.
Graveside service was 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 2, at Oakland Cemetery in Warren, AR. with Rev. Max Pyron officiating. Memorial service was 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 3, at Roller Chenal Funeral Home in Little Rock with Rev. Max Pyron and Rev. Paul Sanders officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Myles Patrick Walsh

Myles John Patrick Walsh, age 69, of Warren, AR, died Friday, June 30, at St. Vincent’s in Little Rock, AR. Born December 30, 1947, in New York State, a son of the late Myles Patrick Walsh and Irene Walsh he was a former librarian for the City of Pueblo, CO, a master gardener and a Christian. Myles was preceded in death by his wife Lyn Walsh who died January 4, 2011.

Survivors are three sons Damien Walsh and spouse Rebecca of Warren, AR, Aaron Walsh and spouse Victoria of Pueblo, CO, and Daniel Walsh of Warren, AR. One daughter Joanna Walsh Harrison and spouse Eric of Warren, AR. Eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 3, at Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Mark Ferguson officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Damien Walsh, Aaron Walsh, Devin Walsh, Stephen Loomis, Dominic Walsh and Eric Harrison. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

John Howe Kidwell, Sr.

ay Thursday, June 29, at his home surrounded by his family and Sweet, his beloved pet. He was born September 28, 1940, in Midland, TX, a son of the late F.L. Kidwell and the late, Johnie Faye Howe McKinney. He married the love of his life Anna Lee Wright Kidwell, May 19, 1962. He often proclaimed momma was the most beautiful woman he ever laid eyes on. He told everyone he met, he never had a family and his life began when he married Momma and they had children. He loved the United States of America and was a proud Arkansan. He began his life in public service in the United States Navy serving from 1958 to 1961. He proudly served the citizens of Arkansas from 1962 until 1997, in the Arkansas State Police. He retired as a Captain of Troop F in Warren. He served two terms as the Sheriff of Bradley County. He was a member of Good Hope United Methodist Church. He served as a lay speaker and then pastor for over 30 years at Good Hope United Methodist Church and New Edinburg United Methodist Church where he loved sharing his faith and made life long friends. He was a past Masonic Grand Master of Arkansas. He found great joy in having his children home, watching deer, visiting people, bragging on his grandchildren, sharing his faith and helping others. Preceding him in death is his wife Anna Lee Kidwell, and one grandson Carson Pifer.

Survivors are two sons John Kidwell, II, and wife Angie, Hermitage, AR, Tony Kidwell and wife Brandy, West Point, AR. Five daughters Kelly Rowell and husband Stewart, Warren, AR, Kerry Gambill and husband Gary, Warren, AR, Kandy Burt, Warren, AR, Robin Pifer and husband Trey, Banks, AR, and Mary Lara, Harrison, AR. Three sisters Cherie Bryant, Alpena, AR, Karen Roberts, Midland, TX, Shelley Hummel, Boerne, TX. 22 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral service was 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 2, at First United Methodist Church in Warren with Rev. Mark Norman and Rev. Bubba Smith officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Williams Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Dr. Aaron Rowell, Jacob Rowell, Trai Rowell, Kyle Gambill, Sam Griffin, Trey Kidwell, Joseph Kidwell, Gavin Johnston, B.J. Kidwell, T.J. Kidwell, and Cagney Miller. Honorary pallbearers Connor Pifer, Charlie Griffin, Anderson Rowell, and Finn Kidwell. Memorials preferred to Fe Fe’s Soup Kitchen or Good Hope United Methodist Church. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.fraz

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Regina Gale Wolfe-King

Regina Gale Wolfe-King, age 55, of Banks, AR, died Tuesday, June 27, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. She was born June 22, 1962, in Warren, AR, and was a former employee of Burlington Industries, Armstrong Flooring and attended Good Hope United Methodist Church.

Survivors are her husband Lenny King whom she married March 11, 2012. Her parents Charles and Jean Wolfe of Warren, AR. One brother Charles Wayne Wolfe of Banks, AR.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 30, at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial is in Garrison Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 29, at Frazer’s. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Dewey C. Cash

Dewey C. Cash age 90, of Rison, AR died Monday, June 26th in Rison, AR.  He was born October 20, 1926 in Rison, AR a son of the late Oliver Cash and Dora May Cash.   He was retired from Central Maloney in Pine Bluff, was a United States WWII veteran serving in the Army and was a member of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.  He was also preceded in death by his wives, Billie Jean Cash on July 29, 1994 and Loriece Taylor Cash on April 19th, 2009.  Sons Jim Cash and Roger Cash, brothers Troy Vallentine, Lowery Vallentine, Orville Vallentine, Ora Vallentine  and Ira E. Cash all preceded him in death.

He is survived by a daughter Donna Cash, Rison, AR. A daughter in law Peggy Cash, Rison, AR. A step son Gary Taylor and spouse Teresa, Rye, AR.  Step Daughters Joan Wilkerson, and spouse James, Monticello, AR, Annett Erwin and spouse Lyndal, Birmingham, ALA. 4 grandchildren Mark Cash and spouse Heidi, Rison, AR , Roger Dale Cash Jr and spouse Susan , Rison, AR, John Cash and spouse Tracey, Sheridan, AR and Amy Dedman, Hot Springs, AR.  8 great-grandchildren and a very special friend Steve James, Bauxite, AR.

Funeral service was 10:00 AM Saturday, July 1st at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church near Rison with Bro. Shawn Hill, Bro. Jackie Richardson, and Bro. Robert Norris officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Burial was in Macedonia Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Don Terry, Freddie Terry, Brady Terry, Steve Herrington, Larry Herrington, Mike Cash, Randy Cash, Tommy Cash, and James Valentine. Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Gary Wayne Blueford

Gary Wayne Bueford, 64, of Warren, died Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

Born July 25, 1952, he was a son of the late Ira V. Blueford, Sr., and Verna Mae Dorham.

He attended Bradley County High School and was a former member of Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church.  He was a former employee of Wilson Oak Flooring of Warren and the Menifee Truck Stop.

Survivors:
His daughters- Michelle Joseth (Damian), Sharbillysea Blueford and Lakiea Sullivan
Wife- Sharon Sullivan
Siblings- Mary Smith of Milwaukee, WI, Brenda Preston (Bennie) of North Little Rock, Ira Blueford, Jr. (Valerie) of Scott, Shelia Johnson (Wallace) of Aurora, CO., Cary Blueford and Tyrone Phillips (Tonya) all of Warren
Special Aunt- Floree Tolefree
Three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two aunts, one uncle and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were June 24 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in South Warren with Rev. Silas T. Warner officiating and Rev. Earl Graham, Jr. eulogist.  Burial was in Union Cemetery with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Kenyata Tremaine Dickerson

Ms. Kenyata Tramaine Dickerson, age 38, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Life Touch Hospice Center in El Dorado. She was a native of Detroit, MI but a resident of Warren most of her life.  She was also a member of the Revival Center Church of God In Christ in Monticello.

She was preceded in death by her son, Landon Dickerson, maternal grandparents, Clarence and Alma Cranford; paternal grandparents, Henry and Ollie Dickerson.

Kenyata enjoyed being around her family, music, walking and talking on the phone. She also enjoyed working in her church wherever needed.

She is survived by her parents; Mother, Tracy Fenison, stepfather, Connell  of Warren; Father, Rev. Henry Dickerson, Jr., Stepmother, Ruby of Dermott; Four brothers, Carlton and Kevin Dickerson, both of Warren and Julian Fenison of Nacogdoches, TX and Darrius Patton of Monticello; Two sisters, A-Lisia Smith of Humble, TX and Chrystal Pinell (Steven) of White Hall, AR and a host of other family and friends.

Services will be Saturday, July 1 at 11:00 A.M. at the Revival Center Church of God In Christ, 311 South Pine St., Monticello. Superintendent, Michael Jones officiating.  Pall Bearers are Carlton Dickerson, Darrius Patton, Julian Fenison, Arthaniel Bailey, Michael Jones Jr, and Steven Pinell.  Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Warren.

Visitation will be 10:00 A.M. until Funeral time at 11:00 A.M.

Clinton Eugene Jayne

Clinton Eugene Jayne, age 95, of Warren, AR, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Chapel Woods in Warren, AR. Clinton, the only child of the late Lester and Goldie Vought Jayne, was born on April 20, 1922, in Hunter, Arkansas. He was a graduate of Cotton Plant Schools, Draughn’s School of Business, and Mid-South Executive Development Program at L.S.U.

In 1941, Clinton enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served as a pharmacist’s mate (medic). After the war, he was stationed in Japan where he assisted in establishing post-war medical facilities.

On February 10, 1943, Clinton married Christine Primm in Corpus Christi, Texas, where he was stationed with the Navy.

As a young man, he began work in the payroll department of Southern Lumber Company in Warren, advancing to the position of vice president and general manager in charge of wood products for the Southern Division of Potlatch. He retired from Potlatch Corp., after 44 years of service as Vice President of the Southern Division. Clinton was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Warren.

Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Christine Primm Jayne; two sons, John Jayne (Becky) of Wilsonville, OR, and Thomas Jayne (Rebecca) of Randall, AR; two grandchildren, John Thomas Jayne (Crystal) and Jennifer Jorgensen (Christian) of Oregon; and two great-grandchildren Austin Jorgensen and Brody Jayne both of Oregon.

Graveside service was 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, at Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Gary Harrison officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Kip Kelley, French Wynne, Jr., Brent Mann, John Cuthbertson, Cliff Morgan, and French Wynne, III. Memorials are preferred to First United Methodist Church, 111 West Church, Warren, AR. 71671, or the Bradley County Veterans Museum, 210 N. Main Street, Warren, AR, 71671. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Friday, June 23, 2017

Karen Dial Boykin

Karen Dial Boykin age 63, of Johnsville, AR died Thursday, June 22nd at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, AR.  She was born August 22nd 1953 in Star City, AR a daughter of the late Pearl Jackson Dial and Helen Frances Reeves Dial. She was a Nurse Instructor with the South Arkansas Community College for many years, was a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello in 1975 with a Nursing degree and was a member of the Egypt Missionary Baptist Church. She was also preceded in death by her granddaughter Abby Marie Boykin, a brother Terry Dial and a sister Janice Lewis.  

She is survived by her husband, Buddy Boykin, whom she married January 21st 1972 in Star City, AR.  A son Sean Boykin and spouse Heather, Sheridan, AR and their 3 children Reece Boykin, Jack Boykin and Suzanna Boykin. A daughter Shannon Pope, Johnsville, AR and her 4 children Cadence Harrelson and Camden Harrelson both of Orange, TX,  River Pope and Ridge Pope both of Johnsville, AR.  A sister Deana Conner, Star City, AR.

Funeral services 4:30 PM Sunday, June 25th at Calvary Baptist Church in Warren by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Burial in Palestine Cemetery, Johnsville, AR by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 5:00 pm till 8:00 PM Saturday, June 24th at Frazer’s Funeral Home. Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Dora Brown Watts

Dora Brown Watts age 83, of Warren, AR died Saturday, June 17th   in UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock, AR.  She was born May 7th, 1934 in
Cleveland County, AR, a daughter of the late Lonnie Lee Brown and Jessie Mae Teague Brown. She was a retired employee with the Warren Water Department, with 30 years of service, a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the widow of Freddie Lloyd Watts, who died March 31st, 1978.
   She was also preceded in death by a son, Derrick Watts and two sisters, Cathleen Triplett and Gladys Taylor.

She is survived by two sons, Jerry Watts, Warren, AR. and Glen Watts, Little Rock, AR. Two daughters Shari Trammell and spouse Johnnie, New Edinburg, AR, and La Donna Cranford and spouse Tyron, Kingsland, AR. A brother, Richard H. Brown and spouse Alto, Arkadelphia, AR. 6 grandchildren Jessica Ayers and spouse Josh, Dallas, TX., Jerrett Watts and spouse Jennifer, North Little Rock, AR.  Mike Braswell, Taos, NM, Chris Watts and spouse Jessica, Bossier City, LA, Josh Williams and spouse Melissa, Pine Bluff, AR, and Tyneesha Cranford, Kingsland, AR.  9 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services 2:00 PM Sunday, June 25th at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Union Cemetery at Rye. Visitation 12:30 PM till service time on Sunday, June 25th at Frazer’s.  Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Monday, June 19, 2017

Paul Michael Bigham

Paul Michael Bigham age 73, of Warren, AR died Thursday, June 15th at his favorite place, his camp at Pine Prairie on the Ouachita River.   He was born April, 28th, 1944 in Caruthersville, MO a son of the late John Paul Bigham and Lorranine Douglas McElyea.  He was a Medic in the Navy and served on the USS Kitty Hawk in Vietnam from 1966 thru 1970. After his service in the Navy he graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello in 1973.  He was retired from R. C. and D. with 25 years of service and was a member of the First United Methodist Church.  Also preceding him in death was his father in law and mother in law W. J. Jones, Jr. and Katie Sue Harrell Jones.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Judy Jones Bigham whom he married July 15th, 1971. His sons, Jon Bigham and spouse Stephanie and Doug Bigham and spouse Gail both of Warren, AR.  His grandchildren Mason Bigham , Dalton Bigham and Keller Bigham all of Warren, AR.  His sisters in law Billie Toms, Minden LA, Jimmie Morris, Harrell, AR.  His brother in law Jack Jones, Harrell, AR. and a host of nieces, nephews and a world of his friends. Mike was a much loved husband, father, and “Big Daddy”.

Graveside service was 5:00 PM Saturday, June 17th at Dickinson Cemetery with Rev. Gary Harrison officiating. Burial was in Dickinson Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Sam Russell, French Wynne, III., Jeff Taylor, Doug Bigham, Jon Bigham, Mason Bigham, Dalton Bigham, Keller Bigham. Honorary pallbearers were all friends at Pine Prairie Camp. Memorials preferred the Bradley County Veteran Museum or the Ebenezer Baptist Church Food Pantry.  Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com