Friday, February 23, 2018

Virginia Harrelson Hillman

Virginia Harrelson Hillman, age 83, of Vilonia, AR, died Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Conway, AR. She was born May 15, 1934, in Cleveland County, AR, a daughter of the late U.S. “Sid” Harrelson and Evla Ballentine Harrelson. Virginia was a retired beautician, a Baptist, and a graduate of New Edinburg High School. Also preceding her in death were brothers Wilton Harrelson, Garland Harrelson; and a sister Peggy Towery.

Survivors are one daughter Judy Verita Stubblefield of Vilonia, AR. One grandson Stephen Easterday of Vilonia, AR.

Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 24, at Frazer’s Funeral Home Chapel in Warren, AR. Burial is in Oakland Cemetery, Warren, AR. Visitation 12:30 p.m. until service time Saturday, February 24, at Frazer’s. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Randall Lee "Randy" Howard

Randall Lee “Randy” Howard age 61 of Hermitage, AR died Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at UAMS in Little Rock, AR.  He was born August 24th, 1956 in Warren, AR a son of Curt Howard, Warren, AR and the late Yvonne Hamaker Howard.  He was a career military man, serving in the Navy for 18 years and the Merchant Marines stationed at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii.  He was a member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church and a 1974 graduate of the Hermitage High School. Also preceding him in death was a brother Jerry Douglass Howard.



Surviving other than his father is his sister Lori Howard Cooley, and spouse Danny, Hermitage, AR.  A brother Ricky Howard and spouse Becky, New Edinburg, AR.  5 nieces Robin Anders, Leah Edwards, both of Warren, AR and Kassi Howard, Hermitage, AR, Jordan Howard and Miranda Thomas both of Warren, AR.  6 great-grand Nieces and Nephews.



Graveside services 1:30 PM Sunday, February 25th at Gravelridge Cemetery with Rev. Greg Myers officiating.  Burial in Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Visitation will be AFTER the graveside service at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church. Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Monday, February 19, 2018

Virginia Gatewood

Mary Virginia Pierce Gatewood, Age 91, of Warren, Arkansas, died Saturday, February 17, at Bradley County Medical Center.  She was born December 1, 1926 in Fountain Hill, Arkansas a daughter of the late George Dewey Piece and Ethel Lee Philips. She received her education in the Fountain Hill school system, worked for the Missouri Pacific Railroad and retired as a secretary at the University of Aransas at Monticello.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Warren and the Daughters of the American Revolution. The are no immediate survivors. Burial was in Flat Creek Cemetery in Ashley County by Frazer’s Funeral home of Warren. 

Friday, February 16, 2018

Harold Arlin Robinson

         Harold Arlin Robinson, age 65, of Warren, AR, died Thursday, February 15, at his home. Harold was born October 18, 1952, in Pine Bluff, AR. He was retired from the U.S. Army with 22 years of service, was a retired Registered Nurse and member of First Baptist Church of Warren, AR. Harold was a volunteer with the Bradley County Medical Center Auxiliary, Harold’s passion was Baby Ruth baseball, he served as district Babe Ruth Baseball Commissioner for over 15 years and loved every minute of it. Also preceding him in death, were sons; William Andrew Robinson, Matthew Wayne Robinson; his father Charles Boyd Robinson; a brother; Charles David Robinson; father in law Arthur “Buddy” Weaver.

          Survivors are his wife Kay Weaver Robinson whom he married January 21, 1978. Three sons Drew Robinson and spouse Britni, Daniel Robinson and spouse Ashley all of Warren, AR, Jon Robinson and spouse Julie of Watson Chapel, AR. His mother Louise Woods Robinson of Woodlawn, AR. Two brothers Bruce Robinson and spouse Tina of Texarkana, AR, and Kenny Robinson and spouse Sandra of Woodlawn, AR. Three grandchildren Myken Robinson, Meelah Robinson, and Kinsley Robinson. His mother in law Martha Weaver of Warren, AR.

          Funeral service will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday, February 18, at First Baptist Church. Burial in Pleasant Valley Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Saturday, February 17, at Frazer’s. Memorials preferred to First Baptist Church or Bradley County

Thursday, February 15, 2018

David McClain

David Slaughter McClain age 58 of Warren, AR died Thursday, February 15th at the Jefferson Regional Medical center in Pine Bluff, AR.   He was born April 17th, 1959 in Bradley County AR, a son of the late John Shields McClain and Maurice Taylor Slaughter. He was retired from the Warren Sewer and Water Department, attended Harmony Freewill Baptist Church and was a graduate of the Warren Public School System. Also preceding him in death was his wife Tina Simmons McClain, whom he married September 2, 1977 and she passed away February 1, 2017, a son Corey McClain, brothers Glen McClain and Dan McClain all preceded him in death.

He is survived by a son, Josh McClain and spouse Ashley, Stuttgart, AR. 6 grandchildren, Jacob, Gunner, Seth, Kaley, Skyler and Aubrey. Brothers Wayne Slaughter, TX, Charles “Andy” McClain, Sheppard, TX and Jack McClain, Texarkana, AR. Sisters Sheila Thomason, Peggy White, Hampton, AR and Nettie Weaver, Warren, AR.

Graveside service was 1:30PM Friday, February 16th at Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Danny Kelley officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Jonathan Wood, Kendall Rawls, Stacy Thomas, Chris Earnest, and Ben Wood. Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Chief Master Sergeant, Bonner Grier Davis, Jr.

 Bonner Grier Davis, Jr., (Chief Master Sergeant, U.S. Air Force, Ret.), age 90, of Poquoson, VA, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Warrick Forrest in Newport News, VA. He was born in 1927, in Warren AR, the son of the late Bonner Grier Davis and Eva Grace Pennington Davis. Bonner (Jack) was retired from the U.S. Air Force and the Civil Service with 37 years of service. His grandchildren were the apple of his eye and joy of his life. He thoroughly enjoyed helping raise Bailee and Davis and watching their sports events. Survivors include his wife Beatrice M. Ferrell Davis whom he married in 1948, the love of his life for 70 years. A son Bonner Grier Davis, III, of Washington, D.C., a daughter Tracye Davis Ireland and her spouse John A., of Poquoson, VA., one sister Jemmie L. Moseley of Pine Bluff, AR., and a granddaughter Bailee Elizabeth Ireland Ewell and her husband, Lucas, and grandson John Davis Ireland. The family extends a special thanks to the nurses and staff at Warwick Forest. Funeral service was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 17, at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial, with military honors, was in Oakland Cemetery Warren, Arkansas by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Karlee Rose Whittemire

Karlee Rose Whittemire infant daughter of Megan Ferrington and Randy Whittemire III of Wilmar, AR died Monday, February 12th 2018 at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, AR.

Surviving other than her mother and father are grandparents Roy “Pokey” and Johnnie Ruth Ferrington, of Wilmar, AR and Randy and Ashley Whittemire Jr, of Monticello, AR.  Great-grandparents Ernest and Eloise Summerford of Monticello, AR and Cecil Birchfield of Monticello, AR, and Christine Capps of McGhee, AR.  Her aunts Tonya and Tracy Rawls, of Wilmar, AR Lori Benson and Kimmy Wilson both of Wilmar, AR, Jessie and Frankland Maddox of Monticello, AR, Destinee and Brooklyn Whittemire all of Monticello, AR.  Uncles Tommy and Robin Stringfellow of Thornton, AR and Jeremy Stringfellow of Monticello, AR.  Also survived by a host of cousins, friends and relatives.

She was also preceded in death by Great grandparents   Randy Whittemire and Rose Birchfield, Gollus Ferrington, Lucille Chambers and John and Betty Estes and a great aunt Kassie Birchfield

Church services 1:30 PM Wednesday, February 14th at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Reuel Cruce and Zan Pierce officiating. Burial in Rash Cemetery near Monticello, Ar.  Visitation 12:30 pm till service time at 1:30 at Calvary Church by Frazer’s Funeral Home.   Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Audrey W. Harris

Audrey W. Harris, age 81, of Warren, AR died Wednesday, February 7th at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, AR.  She was born July 10th, 1936 in Drew County, AR a daughter of the late Lem William Carpenter and Kate Rowe Carpenter.  She was owner and operator of Harris Grocery Store, and a member of the Wilmar Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edsel Jennings Harris, whom she married July 16th, 1955 in Greenville, MS, her brothers, Jessie Carpenter and Floyd Carpenter, and her sisters, Betty Griffin and Vivian Harris also proceeded her in death.
She is survived by her son, Bruce Harris and spouse Shelia, Monticello, AR, a brother, Lloyd “Flat Top” Carpenter, Monticello, AR.  2 sisters, Patricia Smith, Monticello, AR, Dorothy Carter, Crossett, AR. 2 grandchildren, Amanda Harris and Jacky Gayton of Warren, AR and April Harris of Warren, AR. She was also expecting her first greatgrandchild which she loved and her special friend, Linda Thompson, Warren, AR. A sister in law Martha Ketzcher, North Little Rock, AR.
Funeral service was 3:30PM Monday, February 12th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Mark Harris and Rev. Kenny Worbington officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and Linda Thompson was soloist.  Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Ricky Grant, Mancy Daniel, Danny Glober, Kennon Harris, Jonathan Harris, and Steve Faulkner. Honorary pallbearers were Carlis Johns, Larry Tucker, Dale Harris, Jerry Davis, and Ethan Harris.  Online Guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

William Cain Lyon

William Cain Lyon passed away suddenly in his home on Saturday, February 10, at the age of 81. He was born on December 8, 1936 in Augusta, Arkansas to Gretchen Earl (Cain) Lyon and Odys Carl Lyon who were both school teachers.

He was a long time mayor of Fordyce and a colorful businessman. He obtained a business degree at the University of Arkansas where he put himself through school by selling sandwiches at night in the dormitories and fraternities. While at the U of A, he was the president of Sigma Nu fraternity and president of his class. After college, he married Peggy Jane Ross and moved to Fordyce where he bought a local concrete plant.

His early years in Fordyce included two children, Jack Lyon and Gayle Lyon Cosgrove. He started and owned numerous businesses including a folder plant, bank, western auto store, steak house, service station, feed store, brewery and even a snow cone truck.

Mayor Lyon was a former member of the army, member of the First United Methodist Church and a lifelong passionate promoter and advocate for the town of Fordyce.

In his later years he married Margaret Wylie of Fordyce who faithfully supported him until his death. Margaret's children, Angela Wylie Cathey (Tom) and Rex Wylie (Rhonda) and their children; Paisley and Hailey were also a special part of William's life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, O.C. and Gretchen; brother, Jack; first wife, Peggy Ross Lyon; and daughter, Gayle Lyon Cosgrove. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Wylie Lyon; son, Dr. Jack Lyon (Lawana); grandchildren, Raleigh Cosgrove (Olivia), Peggy Carol Cosgrove, William Lyon (Anna), Dr. Julia Killingsworth (Nick), David Lyon; and one great granddaughter, Everlei Lyon.

Visitation will be held at First United Methodist Church, 104 E 4th Street in Fordyce at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Memorial service will be held immediately after at 2 p.m. Arrangements are by Benton Funeral Home. Sign the online guestbook at www.bentonfuneralhome.net In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dallas County Medical Center, 201 N. Clifton St., Fordyce, AR 71742 or to Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 2222, Little Rock, AR 72203.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Audrew W. Harris

Audrey W. Harris, age 81, of Warren, AR died Wednesday, February 7th at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, AR.  She was born July 10th, 1936 in Drew County, AR a daughter of the late Lem William Carpenter and Kate Rowe Carpenter.  She was owner and operator of Harris Grocery Store, and a member of the Wilmar Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edsel Jennings Harris, whom she married July 16th, 1955 in Greenville, MS, her brothers, Jessie Carpenter and Floyd Carpenter, and her sisters, Betty Griffin and Vivian Harris also proceeded her in death.

She is survived by her son, Bruce Harris and spouse Shelia, Monticello, AR, a brother, Lloyd “Flat Top” Carpenter, Monticello, AR.  2 sisters, Patricia Smith, Monticello, AR, Dorothy Carter, Crossett, AR. 2 grandchildren, Amanda Harris and Jacky Gayton of Warren, AR and April Harris of Warren, AR. She was also expecting her first greatgrandchild which she loved and she her special friend, Linda Thompson, Warren, AR.

Funeral services 3:30PM Monday, February 12th at Frazer’s Chapel.  Burial in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6:00pm till 8:00pm Sunday, February 11th at Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Online Guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com



Linda Dean Vines Standard

Linda Dean Vines Standard, age 84, of Hermitage, AR died Thursday February 8th at her home.  She was born April 30th, 1933 in Marsden, AR a daughter of the late Garland Dean and Annie Johnson Dean. She was a housewife, a homemaker and farmer. She loved people and she never met a stranger.  She was a lifelong member of the Eagle Lake Crossroads Baptist Church and a graduate of Vick Public Schools.  She is also preceded in death by her husbands, Elbert “Hoss” Vines and Sammie L. Standard, brothers Rudy Dean, Charles Dean, Tim Dean, Larry Dean and Johnny Bob Dean.

She is survived by sons, Tim Vines and spouse Mary, and Gary Vines and spouse Lanette, all of Hermitage, AR.  A daughter, Vickie Reynolds and spouse Joe Dale, Hermitage, AR.  A brother Joe Dean and spouse Lucy, Crossett, AR. Sisters Charlotte Ferrell and spouse Charles Edward, Johnsville, AR, Sandra Smith, Warren, AR and Jennifer Harrod and spouse Hugh, Hermitage, AR.  6 grandchildren, Joey Reynolds, Jacob Reynolds, Justin Vines, Cody Vines, Barry Booker and Clint Booker. 11 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Funeral service was 1:30PM Sunday, February 11th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Michael Griffith and Rev. Ricky Smith officiating. Dottie Smith was pianist. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Joey Reynolds, Jacob Reynolds, Justin Vines, Cody Vines, Barry Booker, Clint Booker, Gary Vines, and Dr. Joe H. Wharton. Honorary pallbearers were Randy Gorman, Norman Carter, Max and Belvie Courtney, Lavosia Veazey, Keith Harrod, Thomas Frazer, Carrol Gene Temple, Bobby Mann, Ben Pool, Mark Hollingsworth, Gifford Godfrey, Eddie Wells, Dale McGinnis, and Rev. Wayman Mann. Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Ruby Lee Peek Lasiter

Ruby Lee Peek Lasiter age 82, of Warren, AR died Wednesday January 31st at St. Vincent’s North in Sherwood, AR. She was born December 1st, 1935 in Warren, AR a daughter of the late Henry Franklin Peek and Mary Jane Oakley Peek.  She was employed with Sykes Oak Flooring, was a life long member of Immanuel Baptist Church, where she volunteered at the Clothes Closet and was a graduate of the Warren Public School system.   She was also preceded in death by her husband Herbert Dale Lasiter, and brothers Thomas Peek and an infant brother and a great-grandchild Gavin Lee Gardner.

She is survived by a son Paul Lasiter and spouse Rhonda, San Diego, CA.  A daughter Kay Lasiter, Warren, AR.  A brother Rufus Peek and spouse Jennita, Warren, AR. Sisters Suzie Simmons, Warren, AR and Mary Frances Taylor and spouse Royce, Pine Bluff, AR. 3 grandchildren Sarah Lasiter, Logan Lasiter and Adriene Gardner and spouse Don.

Funeral services were 1:30PM Saturday, February 10th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Matt Overall officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Wheeler Springs Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Johnny Peek, Randy Peek, Christopher Peek, Austin Peek, Ryan Peek and Roman Peek. Honorary pallbearers were Becky Peek, Logan Lasiter, Julie Hamilton, Dr. Joe H. Wharton, Ronny Hamilton, Jimmy Don Taylor, and Staff of Bradley County Medical Center. Online Guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Monday, February 5, 2018

Elvie Risher Belin

Elvie Risher Belin age 89 of Hermitage, AR died Sunday, February 4th at St. Vincent’s Health Care in Sherwood, AR.  She was born October 31, 1928  in Banks, AR a daughter of the late Zack Risher and Leota Atkins Risher.  She was the Librarian for the Hermitage Library for many years, was on the Hermitage City Counsel, where she served as recorder, was a member of the Hermitage Baptist Church and a former member of the Circle H. Extension Club of Hermitage. She was also preceded in death by her husband J.C. “Mike” Belin, a son Jerry Belin, brothers Charles Risher, Dan Risher and a sister Elsie Brewer.

 She is survived by a son Robert “Bob” Belin and spouse Arlene, Cabot, AR. A brother Wilburn “Pete” Risher and spouse Shirley, Salinae, CA, a sister Gracie McDaniel and spouse Jud, Paragould, AR. 7 grandchildren Scott Belin and Jill, Chris Bennett, Mike Belin and Stephanie, Matt Belin and Amanda, Tawnya Waymack and Don, Rick Boyer and Michelle and Tracie Hill. 14 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

 Funeral services 1:30 PM Thursday, February 8th at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Williams Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 12:30PM till service time at 1:30PM on Thursday at Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Online  guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Command Sergeant Major, Clyde Langston Temple (U.S. Army Ret.)

AR, died Sunday February 4, 2018, at the John L. McClellan Veterans Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. He was born December 27, 1929, in Bradley County, AR, a son of the late Otis Edward Temple and Mittie Irene Parnell Temple. Also, preceding him in death was his wife of 64 years, Betty Jo Woodie Temple; a son David Allen Temple; brothers James Temple, Oril Temple, Noel Temple; sisters Maxine West, Joyce Schneider; and granddaughter Whitney Alise Temple. He retired from the military after 29 years and returned to his hometown continuing to serve through active participation in his church, community, state and country, remaining true to his masonic vows. He was at the forefront of state environmental issues, campaigned for political office, supported his party, participated in community development and was always looking for issues to fight for that he believed would benefit his country.

Survivors are one son John Temple and spouse Vickie of Hamburg, AR. One daughter Deborah Heike and spouse John of Rogers, AR. One sister Shirley Battey of Santa Fe, N.M. Two grandchildren Rachel Temple Burney and spouse Chris of Chicago, IL, and Lara Cooper of Rogers, AR. Three great-grandchildren Jeremiah Brown, Abigail Hamilton, and Gus Cooper.

Funeral service was 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 7, at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial with military honors was 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 8, at Little Rock National Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Memorials preferred to the Bradley County Veterans Museum, 210 North Main Street, Warren, AR, 71671. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Victor Martin Myers

Victor Martin Myers, age 83, of Hermitage, AR, died Saturday, February 3, 2018, at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock, AR. He was born August 5, 1934, a son of the late Homer Lee Myers and Lena Lizzie Howsen Myers. Victor attended Arkansas A&M, was the retired owner/operator of Myers True Value Hardware in Hermitage for over 30 years, owner/operator of Myers Enterprises in Hampton, was a member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Naval Air Force Reserves. Also preceding him in death was a son Edwin Martin Myers; brothers Doyle Myers, Bill Myers, Cecil Myers; sisters Grachel Harvill, Christine Rand, Mildred Brown; and a grandson Daniel James Myers.
Survivors are his wife of 63 years Louneil Langston Myers. One son Greg Myers. Three daughters Nancy Risher (Mark), Janet Harton (Greg), and Nita Melton (David). Two brothers Austin Myers (Geneva) and Fred Myers (Kay). One sister Nina Hargis. Eleven grandchildren Toby Byrd (Michele), Dusty Byrd (Halee), Lindsey Barton (Jeff), Brooke Harton, Kelsie Casculescu (Andy), Caleb Myers, Logan Harton, Faith Melton, Joseph Myers, Tyler Melton, and Joshua Myers. Two great grandchildren Caroline Barton and Ben Barton.
Funeral service was 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 7, at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Don Smith, Rev. David Inzer, and Rev. Buddy Boykin officiating. Burial was in Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Music was provided by Sharon Gray, Jerry Rand, Ebie Harvill, and Rev. Buddy Boykin. In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 295, Hermitage, AR, 71647, or Bradley Medical and Health Foundation, 404 South Bradley, Warren, AR, 71671.  Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Patrick Locklin McHenry

Patrick Locklin McHenry age 21 of Warren, AR died Thursday, February 1st, 2018 at the University of Arkansas Medical Science Center in Little Rock, AR.   He was born March, 24, 1996 in Little Rock, AR a son of Bridgett Norris McHenry Parks, Warren, AR and the late Bill McHenry, Sr.  He was a graduate of the Warren Public Schools and was attending the Advantages School in Monticello, AR.   Patrick was a member of the First Baptist Church, where he was baptized in the Lord and was a faithful prayer warrior.  He was also preceded in death by his step dad, Bob Parks, a paternal grandmother Viola McHenry and a maternal grandfather J. D. Norris.

He is survived by his mother Bridgett Norris McHenry Parks, Warren, AR, a sister Tabitha Rhodes, Warren, AR, his maternal grandmother Shirley Norris, Warren, AR and several Aunts and uncles and a host of extended family and friends that loved him.

 Funeral services 3:30PM Tuesday, February 6th at the First Baptist Church.  Burial in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Visitation 6:00PM till 8:00PM Monday, February 5th at Frazer’s Funeral Home. 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Lillian Hooks Baker

Lillian Hooks Baker, 84, of Banks, Arkansas passed away January 29, 2018. She was born June 20, 1933 in Banks, Arkansas to the late Frank and Maude Hooks.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry H. Baker, grandson, Matthew Williams, brother, Warren Thomas Hooks and sister, Sue Johnson.
She leaves behind her two daughters, Susan Grice of Winston-Salem, NC and Pamela Williams of Clinton, AR. Four grandchildren Cobey Hines (Brandy) of Lexington, NC, Jeremy Grice (Mandy) of Winston-Salem, NC, Corey Grice (Denise) of Banks, AR, Shannon Williams of Clinton, AR; three sisters Georgia Mae Smith (Jaker), Dixie Young and Shelby Kiersey (Lawrence) all of Banks, AR. She also leaves ten great-grandchildren, four great-greatgrandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.
Funeral services were 1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 3 at Banks Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Dwayne Ashcraft officiating. Interment was in McFarland Cemetery in Banks, AR. Active pallbearers were Corey Grice, Mike Kiersey, Keeton Hudson, Ty Hudson, Jason McDiarmid, and Junior Hooks. Honorary pallbearers were Jaker Smith, Lawrence Kiersey, and Don Hudson. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Friday, January 26, 2018

Wilbur G. Thornton, Jr.

Wilburn G. Thornton, Jr, age 85, of Warren, AR, died Wednesday, January 24, at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock, AR. He was born August 4, 1932, in Warren, AR, a son of the late Wilburn Thornton, SR, and Audra Beard Thornton. Wilburn was a retired Senior Master Sergeant from the U.S. Air Force, serving as a veteran of the Korean War and Vietnam War. He also retired from the Arkansas Employment Security Division, Warren Bank & Trust Co. and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. He was the widower of Evelyn Gavin Thornton who died July 19, 2014. They were united in marriage March 4, 1951. Also, preceding Wilburn in death was a son Tommy G. Thornton; brothers Dave Thornton, Paul Thornton; and a sister Alice Rook. 

Survivors are one son Allan Thornton and spouse P.J. of Hot Springs Village, AR. Three brothers Marty Thornton, Jimmy Thornton and Bob Thornton all of Warren, AR. Three sisters Betty Lou Broom, Mary Thornton both of Warren, AR, and Ruth Thornton Thayer of Austin, AR. Two grandchildren Heather Sullins and spouse Rodney of Bryant, AR, and Brandon Thornton of Little Rock, AR. Two great-grandchildren Cooper and Carter Sullins.

Graveside service was 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 27, at Union Cemetery in Rye, AR, with Rev. Matt Overall officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Brandon Thornton, Tim Rook, Dillon Rook, Joey Fitzgibbon, Mike Thornton, Frankie Broome, and Eddie Broome, Jr. Memorials preferred to Bradley County Veterans Museum; 210 North Main St.; Warren, AR, 71617. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Adell Marie Cox Nixon

Adell Marie Cox Nixon, age 89, of Warren, AR died Wednesday, January 24, at Bradley County Medical Center in Warren, AR. She was born on June 25, 1928, in New Edinburg, AR, a daughter of the late Tom Dewey Cox and Lena Dyer Cox Melton. She was a Baptist and enjoyed cooking, sewing and working in her flower gardens. Also, preceding her in death was her husband Wallace S. Nixon whom she married on April 19, 1947 and one son-in-law, Earl Bussell. Survivors include two daughters, Dayna Bussell of Warren, AR and Linda Newman and spouse Kenneth of Star City, AR. One sister Barbara Stiltner and spouse Jerry of Cordova, TN. Four grandchildren, Greg Haley and spouse Brandy and Glenn Haley and spouse Amber all of Star City, AR. Daryl Bussell of Mabelvale, AR and Brittany Klarkowski of Davenport, IA. Seven great-grandchildren, Hunter Haley, Nicolas Haley, Claire Haley, Carsyn Haley, Grant Bussell, Ruby Klarkowski and Alex Klarkowski. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 26 at Frazer’s Funeral Home. Arrangements are by Frazer’s Funeral Home.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

William Mike Wolfe

William Mike Wolfe age 53, of Warren, AR died Sunday, January 21st at the St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock, AR.  He was born February 12, 1964 in Warren, AR a son of the late William “Bill” Lovett Wolfe and Frances Guest Wolfe. He worked for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department for 25 years, he then was owner and operator of Mike’s lawn service and was of the Christian faith.  He loved hunting, being outdoors, dirt track racing and Mike was a graduate of the Warren High School Class of 1982.  Also preceding him in death was his sister Mary Frances Davis.

He is survived by several aunts and cousins and additional friends that loved Mike.

Graveside service was 10:00 AM Saturday, January 27th at Moseley Cemetery with Rev. Tim McClellan officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Ricky Martin, A.J. Ayala, Michael Joe Lasiter, Jeff Johnson, Troy McNeese, and Brian Thomson.   Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com