Monday, July 25, 2016

Margaret E. Jones Ragland

Margaret E. Jones, 86, of Wilmar, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at her home.

Born July 25, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Otto and Velma Jones.

She was a graduate of Chicot County High School in Dermott, attended AM&N now UAPB and graduate of Pine Bluff Cosmetology School.  She was the owner/operator of the first beauty shop in Wilmar.

She was a member of Greater Shady Grove AME Church in Wilmar, serving as church secretary, steward, trustee, stewardess, WMS president, lead singer in the Gospel Chorus, janitor and chairman of the kitchen committee.

She was also preceded in death by her husband Preston Ragland, siblings Eddie Davis, Myrtle King, and Mildred Bass.

Survivors:
Children- Glenda Blake (Robert), Carol Jones-Hooper, Theresa Shipp, Phyllis Jones, Harold Jones, and Reginal Brooks (Sharon),

Stepsons- James Ragland (Barbara), Michael Ragland, and Preston Fitgerald Ragland

Siblings- Lamar Jones (Elmarie), Joe Jones (Angela), Georgia Hammock Eurnice Shorter, Sharon Henderson, Ottis Jones (Brenda), Marie cleveland and Bobbie Webb

God daughter/son- Orlando and Ellen Reed

16 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends

Funeral services were July 23rd at Greater Shady Grove AME in Wilmar with Rev. Kelly Green officiating and Rev. James Hooper eulogist.  Burial in Wilmar Cemetery with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Morris Dean Bryant

Morris Dean Bryant of Warren, Arkansas, lost his battle with cancer on Sunday, July 24, 2016, with loved ones by his side at the age of 76 at Chapel Woods Health and Rehabilitation in Warren.

Born March 31, 1940, he was the third of five children of the late Gordon Tolbert Bryant and Gertrude Grice Bryant.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an older brother, Raymond Bryant; his father-in-law, J. W. Kelley, Jr.; and two beloved granddogs, Tinker and Cocoa.  He was a gentleman, a Baptist, and an individual blessed with good parents and a desire to always be fair to his fellow man.

Morris Dean followed in his father’s footsteps by choosing a career with Potlatch Corporation, where he would later become Plant Services Superintendent.  It was at Potlatch that he met his wife of 43 years, the former Debbie Kelley, whom he married on July 20, 1973.  He opted to take advantage of an early retirement program in 1991 and had over twenty years to enjoy some of his favorite hobbies, including golf, horse racing, and collecting vintage fishing lures.

A loving, caring, and supportive husband, father, and grandfather, Morris Dean is survived by his wife Debbie; one daughter, Leslie Reep and husband Keanon of Warren; one granddaughter, Karley Zena Reese Reep of Warren; mother-in-law, Frances Kelley of Warren; one brother, Garland Bryant and wife Bobye Ann of Warren; two sisters, Shirley Smalling and husband Dennis of Rogers, Arkansas, and Barbara Johnson and husband James of Warren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, at Frazer’s Chapel with burial in Oakland Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 on Tuesday, July 26, at Frazer’s. Online guest book is at  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazersfuneralhome.com" www.frazersfuneralhome.com.

Because of Morris Dean’s soft heart for animals, especially those in need, memorials are preferred to PAWS (Personal Advocates for the Warren Shelter), c/o Union Bank, 201 North Martin, Warren, AR  71671. 

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Sheilla Joyce Ezelle Lampkin

Sheilla Joyce Ezelle Lampkin, age 70 of Monticello, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born August 23, 1945 in Rohwer, AR to the late James Edward Ezelle and Lucille McIntyre Ezelle.

She was a retired school teacher of 30 years, having taught in the McGehee, Wilmar, Drew Central and Monticello School Districts. She received her Master’s Degree from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Sheilla was a member of Second Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher. She was the current District 9 State Representative for Ashley & Drew Counties and was a tireless volunteer for numerous local charities and organizations such as the Drew Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, the Drew County Museum and the Drew County Historical Society.

Survivors include her husband, Damon Lampkin of Monticello; two sisters, Shirley Ezelle of Little Rock and Patricia Sanders and husband Charles of Sun City, AZ; and her three cats, Patches, Fluffy and Autumn.

Graveside service will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, July 25, 2016 at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello. Memorials in her honor may be made to your charity of choice. Online guestbook at www.stephensondearman.com.

Bobby Neal Temple, Sr.

Bobby Neal Temple Sr, age 84 of Johnsville, AR died Wednesday, July 20th at the Cornerstone Hospital in Little Rock, AR.  He was born January 1st, 1932 on the Clifton Neal farm south of Hermitage, AR, to the late Lloyd Temple and Nettie Frazer Temple.  He attended Hermitage Public Schools in his early years and left school to enlist into the United States Marines Corp. where he served his country in the Korean War that forced him to experience combat war which forever changed his life and the men he served with.  He moved from southern California after his release from service to south Louisiana, where he worked on offshore oil and gas drilling rigs for many years and later in his life settled in Johnsville, AR working as a millwright in Crossett and working for Clay Lowry Forestry.  Bobby Neal Temple SR, was also preceded in death by a brother Charles Temple and sisters Alice Faye Bennett, Varnice Martin and Ida Maude Temple.

He is survived by two sons, Bobby Temple, Jr, Oklahoma City, OK and Bill Temple, Conway, AR.   A daughter Kim Temple also of Conway, AR. Four grandchildren Darrell Temple, Sara Davis, Jessica Temple and Bradley Temple.

Graveside services 10:00AM  Tuesday, July 26th at Calvary Cemetery in Johnsville, AR. Burial in Calvary Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Visitation 9:00AM till service time Tuesday morning at Calvary Cemetery in Johnsville.  Online Guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Erin Elizabeth Warner Ledbetter

Erin Elizabeth Warner Ledbetter, of Destin, FL, formerly of Warren, AR, was born December 27, 1980, passed away in her home Tuesday July 19th.  Even in the darkest of times, she touched the lives of everyone who crossed her path.  The light that surrounded her was bright!  Her love for life, nature, and God defined her personality and her art.  Her love for her family and friends was even stronger.  She was the rock in every relationship, and her wisdom and advice will always be remembered.  Erin was a woman of many words.  Her stories, sometimes lengthy… always left you feeling inspired and full of hope.  Even more inspiring, was and will always be her passion for photography.  Erin’s spirit shined through every single frame and will continue to live in every image. She is preceded in death by her brother, Taylor Warner, grandparents -Shirley Warner, Ray and Virginia Taylor, and Uncle Mike Murphy.

She is survived by her loving husband Corey Ledbetter, beautiful son, Warner Ledbetter, parents, Rick and Phyllis Taylor Warner, brother Adam Warner, grandfather R.V. Warner and spouse Betty Ann, father-in-law Bill Ledbetter, mother and father-in-law Mike and Cindy Gates,  sister –in-laws Callie Mayville and husband Jeremiah, Lynnlee Stanford and husband Matthew, Sarah Gates, Mary Gates  and a host of relatives and friends.  Erin’s life was celebrated at 3:00 p.m. Friday, July 22 at Emerald Coast Funeral Home, followed by a reception at Two Trees Restaurant in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.  A graveside service was held at Oakland Cemetery in Warren, Arkansas on Monday, July 25 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Phillip Faris officiating. Active pallbearers were Brett Alligood, Joey Peters, Ryan Bowwell, B.J. Morgan, Drew McGilvary, Thomas Owen, Adam Warner and Craig Denton. Followed by a reception at the Brinn; 911 W. Pine Street; Warren, AR. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Erin Elizabeth Warner Ledbetter

Erin Elizabeth Warner Ledbetter, of Destin, FL, formerly of Warren, AR, was born December 27, 1980, passed away in her home Tuesday July 19th.  Even in the darkest of times, she touched the lives of everyone who crossed her path.  The light that surrounded her was bright!  Her love for life, nature, and God defined her personality and her art.  Her love for her family and friends was even stronger.  She was the rock in every relationship, and her wisdom and advice will always be remembered.  Erin was a woman of many words.  Her stories, sometimes lengthy… always left you feeling inspired and full of hope.  Even more inspiring, was and will always be her passion for photography.  Erin’s spirit shined through every single frame and will continue to live in every image. She is preceded in death by her brother, Taylor Warner, grandparents -Shirley Warner, Ray and Virginia Taylor, and Uncle Mike Murphy.

She is survived by her loving husband Corey Ledbetter, beautiful son, Warner Ledbetter, parents, Rick and Phyllis Taylor Warner, brother Adam Warner, grandfather R.V. Warner and spouse Betty Ann, father-in-law Bill Ledbetter, mother and father-in-law Mike and Cindy Gates,  sister –in-laws Callie Mayville and husband Jeremiah, Lynnlee Stanford and husband Matthew, Sarah Gates, Mary Gates  and a host of relatives and friends.  Erin’s life will be celebrated at 3:00 p.m. Friday, July 22 at Emerald Coast Funeral Home, followed by a reception at Two Trees Restaurant in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.  A graveside service will be held at Oakland Cemetery in Warren, Arkansas on Monday, July 25 at 3:00 p.m. Followed by a reception at the Brinn; 911 W. Pine Street; Warren, AR. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Emma Jean Hood

Emma Jean Adams Hood, age 86, of Warren, AR, died Wednesday, July 13, at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello, AR. Born May 23, 1930, in Kentucky a daughter of the late Shelly Adams and Norma Stumbaugh Adams she was a retired food service worker and member of First Baptist Church. Also preceding her in death was her husband James Hood who died March 10, 2003, a son Ralph Hood, a grandson Brian Dietz and six of her siblings.

Survivors are two daughters Sharon Dietz of Warren, AR, Marilyn Williams and spouse James of Rison, AR. One brother Ben Adams of Michigan. One sister Lois Shaffer of Delaware. Four grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 6-8 p.m. was Wednesday, July 20, at Frazer’s Funeral Home. Burial at a later date will be in California. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Joye Johnson Splawn

Joye Johnson Splawn, age 80, of Warren, AR, died Tuesday, July 19, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. Born March 13, 1936, in Warren, AR, a daughter of the late Paul Doak Johnson and Zilla Mae Hyman Johnson she was a longtime secretary at First United Methodist Church. Joye was also a member of First United Methodist Church and the widow of H.O. “Sonny” Splawn, Jr. who died February 19, 2009. They were united in marriage October 1, 1954. 

Survivors are two sons Harvey Splawn, III. and spouse Marilyn of Camden, AR, and Ben Splawn and spouse Delaina of Warren, AR. One daughter Paula Splawn of Pine Bluff, AR. Four grandchildren Landon Splawn and Kaley Splawn both of Warren, AR, Benjamin Cagle and spouse Holly of Camden, AR, and Brittany Wilson and spouse Logan of Hot Springs, AR. Seven great-grandchildren. 


Graveside service was 9:30 a.m. Friday, July 22, at Oakland Cemetery. Active pallbearers were John Cuthbertson, Robert Cuthbertson, DeWayne Ashcraft, Perry Watkins, James Kitchens, Dr. Kerry Pennington, Norman Word and Odell Wolfe. Honorary pallbearers were Tommy Burrow, John Kidwell, H.P. Reaves, Jim Wheeler, Dr. Bob Smalling, Ken Simmons, Frank Chancellor, Dr. Joe H. Wharton and Heath Reep. A memorial service followed at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 22, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Gary Harrison officiating. Richard Ellis was organist. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Memorials are preferred to First United Methodist Church; 111 W. Church St.; Warren, AR, 71671. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Monday, July 18, 2016

Emma Jean Adams Hood

Emma Jean Adams Hood, age 86, of Warren, AR, died Wednesday, July 13, at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello, AR. Born May 23, 1930, in Kentucky a daughter of the late Shelly Adams and Norma Stumbaugh Adams she was a retired food service worker and member of First Baptist Church. Also preceding her in death was her husband James Hood who died March 10, 2003, a son Ralph Hood, a grandson Brian Dietz and six of her siblings.

Survivors are two daughters Sharon Dietz of Warren, AR, Marilyn Williams and spouse James of Rison, AR. One sister Lois Shaffer of Delaware. Four grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, at Frazer’s Funeral Home. Burial at a later date will be in California. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Kyle Barclay Chandler

     Kyle Barclay Chandler, 34, of Magnolia, AR passed away July 13, 2016 at his residence.

     Kyle was born on December 21, 1981 in Magnolia, Arkansas.  He graduated from Magnolia High School in 2000, attended University of Arkansas and University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where he studied Architecture, and was the drafting manager at Landpoint Survery in Magnolia.

   Kyle was a father, son, husband, brother and friend.  His love and devotion to his daughter Madeline was like no other.  She was truly the light of his life and lived to make her happy.  He was also dedicated to his stepson Braden and enjoyed special times camping, working on school projects, and just enjoying the outdoors and often shared the love of hunting and fishing with his young nieces and nephews.

     He was a fighter.  When his wife Heather was diagnosed with cancer, he made it his mission to get her well.  Each time they were given discouraging news it only made him fight harder to find new options.  He was so intelligent, talented, and creative.  He was one of those special people who could do anything he put his mind to.

    He is preceded in death by wife Heather Adams Chandler; father Judge Larry Chandler; paternal grandparents Curtis Hayden and Hester Evelyn Chandler; and maternal grandparents Charles Arthur (Chuck) and Jeanne Kenworthy Milton.

     He is survived by his daughter Madeline Chandler of Magnolia; step son Braden Waller of Magnolia; mother Laurie Chandler of Magnolia, AR; sisters, Shannon Cook and husband English of Conway, AR, Shelley Youngblood of Conway, AR, and Ashley Chandler of Magnolia; brother Ryan Chandler and wife Jill of Greenbrier; nieces, Riley Youngblood of Conway, Addison Cook of Conway, Presley Stansell of Magnolia, Hadley Stansell of Magnolia, Taylor Chandler of Greenbrier, and Tatum Chandler of Greenbrier; nephews, Chandler Stansell of Magnolia, Hayden Youngblood of Conway, Travis Chandler of Greenbrier, and Easton Braswell of Magnolia; mother and father in law, Darrel and Rhonda Adams of Magnolia; uncles, Bob and Jody Milton of Warren and Skip and Debbie Milton of Fordyce; Tana Lovell and family, and a host of extended family and friends.

     Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 PM on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at the Calvary Baptist Church. Funeral services will directly follow with Bro. Micah Carter officiating. Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc.

     Pallbearers will be Chance Thornton, Patrick Milton, Jamie Waller, Daniel Talley, Austin Chatelain, Grey Murphy, Brad Roberson, and Steve Hall.

     An account has been established at Peoples Bank in Magnolia for memorial donations to be made for the benefit of his daughter Madeline.
   
    To sign the online guest book or to leave a memory please visit our website at www.lewisfuneralhome.biz

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Sybil Francis Dawkins Morgan


Sybil Frances Dawkins Morgan, age 83, of Warren, AR, died Thursday, July 14, at Belleview Estates in Monticello, AR. Born September 18, 1932 in Bradley County, AR, she was a daughter of the late Morris Dawkins and Mittie Parker Dawkins. Sybil was a retired school teacher for the Warren Public School System with 37 years of service, was an active member of the Retired Teachers Association,  a member of First Baptist Church where she served as the chairperson on the grounds committee, was a member of the Grace Sunday School Class and the widow of Carroll Vance Morgan who died October 21, 2011. 

Survivors are one son David Morgan and spouse Linda of Warren, AR. One daughter Dr. Alisa Hopper and spouse Terry of Monticello, AR. Three grandchildren Jordan Lee Hopper of Longview, TX, Austin Clay Hopper and Morgan Elizabeth Hopper both of Monticello, AR. Sister in laws Mamie Ruth Morgan of Little Rock, AR, Monte Jackson Morgan and Mary Morgan both of El Dorado, AR. Her caregiver Rosie Williams of Warren, AR. 


Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at First Baptist Church in Warren with Rev. Greg Stanley and Rev. Russell Rhoden officiating. Pianist was June Bierbaum, soloist were Marlin Raines and Gail Morgan Robinson. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Jordan Hopper, Austin Hopper, Joel Morgan, Brad Morgan, Damien Walsh, Tim Morgan, Stephen Loomis and Terry Morgan. Memorials preferred to First Baptist Church Grounds Committee; 310 South Main St.; Warren, AR, 71671. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Richard Travis Riley

Richard Travis Riley, age 66, of Hermitage, AR, went to be with the Lord on July 11, 2016.  Born January 12, 1950, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, he was the son of Leland and Frances Riley.  Ricky worked for Southwestern Bell and AT&T for 33 years.  He was an active member of Saline Baptist Church where he served as deacon, and he loved the Lord with all his heart.  He always put others before himself.  More than anything, Ricky enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandson.  He also enjoyed fishing, camping, and sharing his farm with friends and church family.  He was the best son, brother, husband, father, and Papaw ever.

Ricky is preceded in death by his father and his first wife, Joyce Outlaw Riley.  He is survived by his mother and his wife of 8 years, Marilyn Rhodes Riley. He is also survived by a son, Jason Riley, of Hermitage, AR; a daughter Leslie Dickinson and her husband Josh of Benton; and Marilyn’s sons, Joey Roper of Springdale, AR, and John Roper of Houston, TX. He is survived by three sisters, Sandra Barnett and husband Jimmy of New Edinburg; Pat Bolland and husband Jud of Warren; and Marsha Berry and husband Phil of Warren.  He was Papaw to a very special grandson, Walker Dickinson.  Special nieces and nephews and many friends also survive him.

Funeral service was 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 15, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Tim Saunders and Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist. Burial was in Outlaw Cemetery at Sumpter, by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Tracy Saunders, Kenneth Saunders, Roger George, Sam Griffin, Bart Castleberry and Carlton Owen. Honorary pallbearers were the men of the Adult Sunday School Class at Saline Baptist and Richard’s nephews.  Memorials preferred to Saline Baptist Church, 807 Hwy 8 S, Hermitage, AR 71647. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Judge Larry W. Chandler

     Judge Larry W. Chandler, 73, of Magnolia, AR formerly of Crossett, AR passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016 in Magnolia, AR.
     Judge Chandler was born on August 4, 1942 in Crossett, AR. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Hendrix College and his law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law.
     Judge Chandler moved to Magnolia in 1969 and entered private law practice. On March 16, 1994, Governor Jim Guy Tucker appointed Judge Chandler to fill the Chancery Judge vacancy in Division 1 of the Thirteenth Judicial District. On February 15, 1995, he was appointed to fill a newly created judicial position. On January 1, 1997, he was appointed to fill a vacancy in Division 3. He was elected to his current position in 2001 and took office January 1, 2002. He held a special place in his heart for those who served the 13th Judicial District.
     Judge Chandler is a past President of the Magnolia Jaycees, the Magnolia and Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, and the Magnolia Bar Association. In 1998, he was recognized as Juvenile Judge of the Year for the State of Arkansas by the Court Appointed Special Advocates. In 2001, he began serving at the Columbia County Adult Drug Court Judge and in 2002, he began serving at the Columbia County Juvenile Drug Court Judge. In 2006 and 2014, he received the Juvenile Judge of the Year award from Arkansas Coalition of Juvenile Justice. From 2010 through 2015 he served on the Arkansas Public Defender Commission and State Court Reporter’s Committee.
     He is preceded in death by his parents Curtis Hayden and Hester Evelyn Chandler, father and mother in law Charles Arthur (Chuck) and Jeanne Kenworthy Milton, and daughter in law Heather Adams Chandler.
     He is survived by his wife Laurie Chandler of Magnolia, AR; daughters, Shannon Cook and husband English of Conway, AR, Shelley Youngblood of Conway, AR, and Ashley Chandler of Magnolia; sons, Ryan Chandler and wife Jill of Greenbrier and Kyle Chandler of Magnolia; 7 granddaughters, Riley Youngblood of Conway, Addison Cook of Conway, Presley Stansell of Magnolia, Hadley Stansell of Magnolia, Madeline Chandler of Magnolia, Taylor Chandler of Greenbrier, and Tatum Chandler of Greenbrier; 5 grandsons, Chandler Stansell of Magnolia, Hayden Youngblood of Conway, Travis Chandler of Greenbrier, Easton Braswell of Magnolia, and Braden Waller of Magnolia; brother and sister in law Bob and Jody Milton of Warren, Skip and Debbi Milton of Fordyce; and Trial Court Assistant Becky Drake Compton of Magnolia; and a host of extended family and friends.
     Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, July 15, 2016 at the First Baptist Church with Bro. Micah Carter officiating and Bro. LeRoy Martin assisting. Visitation will be held directly after the service. Burial will follow at 3:30 PM at the Oakland Cemetery in Warren under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. of Magnolia.
     Pallbearers will be Robert Milton, Michael Milton, Bob Milton, Skip Milton, Patrick Milton, Brad Youngblood, and English Cook. Honorary pallbearers will be his colleagues, court officials, and law enforcement.
     The family would like to give a special thanks to Bro. Micah Carter and their Church Family at Calvary Baptist Church; MD Anderson and very special nurse Michael Vondenstein; Dr. Brad Baltz and CARTI nurses and staff; Dr. Jason Franks, nurses and staff; Dr. Murphy, nurses, and staff; Magnolia Regional Medical Center; Life Touch Hospice; Jill Chandler; and family and friends.
     The family request memorials be made to the Calvary Baptist Church, 80 Hwy 79 North, Magnolia, AR 71753, 13th Judicial District, CASA, 100 West Grove, Suite 304, El Dorado, AR 71730, or CARTI, 528 West Faulkner St., El Dorado, AR 71730.
       To sign the online guest book or to leave a memory please visit our website at www.lewisfuneralhome.biz

Monday, July 11, 2016

Rebecca Leann Hill

Rebecca Leann Hill, age 26, of Warren, AR, died Friday July 8, in Warren. Born September 13, 1989, in Warren, AR, she was a homemaker and a member of Family Worship Center. 

Survivors are her father Bro. Ed Hill of Warren, AR. Her mother Tiny Keathley Davis of Warren, AR. 3 sons P.J. Young, Aceon Hill and John Austin Hill all of Warren, AR. 3 brothers Michael Cade, Joshua Hill both of Warren, AR, Buddy Hill of Jacksonville, AR. 9 sisters Carrie Martin of Monticello, AR, Dana Hill of Warren, AR, Karen Kluz of Memphis, TN, Samantha Powers, Hawesville, KY, Tammy Lake, North Little Rock, Ark, Kim Blackburn, Austin, Ark, Marilyn Hill, Mary Ellen Hill, Crystal Hill all of Warren, Ark. 2 step brothers Pablo and Daniel and a host of friends and family.

Funeral service was 10:00 a.m. Thursday July 14, at Family Worship Center, 276 Highway 278, Warren, AR, with Rev. Ed Hill and Rev. Jack Hill officiating. Soloist was Jay Kelly Burial was in Mt. Tabor Cemetery near Monticello, AR, by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Michael Cade, Johnny Hill, Daniel Estrada, Chris Simpson, Uncle Bean Simpson and B.J. England, Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Rufus Butler, James Rogers, Otis Young, Carl Hill, James Martin, Jack Hill Jr. and Aaron Martin.  Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com  

Carrie Lee Williams

Carrie Lee Williams, 85, of Warren, did Friday, July 1, 2016 at her home.

Born February 3, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Aberdeen and Inita Webb.

She was a member of Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church for more than 60 years, where she served as Usher board president for many years.  She was a former employee of Wilson Lumber Co., Potlatch, and Area Agency on Aging.

Survivors:
Her sons- Cardell (Ruthie), Bobby (Litdean) all of St. Louis, MO., Billy (Sue) of Wichita Falls, TX., Lonnie (Regina) of Jonesboro and Ronnie of Warren.
Siblings-Artilla Hall of Memphis, TN., Magnolia Fullmore (John) of Detroit, MI., and Thomas Webb (Savannah) of Houston, TX.
20 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were July 7 at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in Warren with Rev. Eddie Hampton, Sr. officiating.  Burial was in Moss Cemetery in Bearden with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Londa C. Hudson

Londa C. Hudson, 41, of Sherwood, formerly of Warren, died Thursday, June 23, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock.

Born July 27, 1974, she was a daughter of Riley and Bobbie Hudson.

She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Warren.

Survivors:
Her parents-Rile and Bobbie Hudson
The love of her life-Jeffrey Henry
Her children=Ananda Henry and Jaylen Henry
Siblings-Angela Russell and Bernard Hudson
Grandmother-Mary Ella Hudson
Children's Grandmother-Nettie Overton
Children's godmother-Angela Thompson
Four nieces an a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 29, at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Warren with Rev. Silas T. Warner and Rev. Dewayne Courtney officiating.  Burial was in St. Paul Cemetery in North Warren with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Geraldine Hampton

Geraldine Hampton, 63, of Warren, died Thursday, June 23, 2016 at her home.

Born March 9, 1953, she was a daughter of the alte Curtis and Ola Mae Duncan.

She devoted her life to Christ at an early age.  She was married to the late Charley "Buck" Hampton and to their union three children were bon.

She was also preceded in death by three sisters, one brother, a son Curtis Hampton, and one great grandchild.

Survivors:
Her children-LaKesha Carroll and Charley Hampton both of Warren
Sisters - Joyce Hampton, Freddie Jacobs, and Brenda Duncan all of Warren
Six grandchildren, a very special friend, Earnest Lee Davis, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were july 2 at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Warren with Rev. Henry D. Cox officiating.  Burial was in St. Stephens Cemetery in Cornerville with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Friday, July 8, 2016

Helen Marie Sims Ferguson

Helen Marie Sims Ferguson, 91 of Batesville passed away Monday, July 4, 2016 at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born February 4, 1925 at New Edinburg, Arkansas, a daughter of Atlas L. Sims and Beulah Carter Sims. She married Kenneth W. Ferguson on December 27, 1947 and he died May 13, 1998.  She was a charter member of Calvary Baptist Church in Warren and at the time of her death was an active member of the Ramsey Heights Baptist Church in Batesville. She enjoyed cooking, fishing and spending time with friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, brothers O. L. Sims, Robbie Sims, Barney Sims, Elbert Sims, Marvin Sims, and sister Ollie Sims Moseley.
She is survived by one son, Mike Ferguson and wife Kathy of Hot Springs; one daughter, Glenda James and husband Terry of Batesville; one grandson, Brock Ferguson and wife Kristen and two great grandsons, Graham Ferguson and Sloan Ferguson all of Jonesboro; one sister, Jimmie Sue Waldrop of Warren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.at the Ramsey Heights Baptist Church in Batesville with Bro. Aaron Maxwell officiating. Burial was in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Batesville with arrangements by Qualls Batesville Funeral Service of Batesville.
Pallbearers were Danny Watson, Gary Thornton, Charlie Keen, Joey Richardson, Scott Williams, Norman Branscum and Brian Coats. Honorary pallbearers are the Deacons and Men of Ramsey Heights Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Ramsey Heights Baptist Church Building Fund.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Lynda Sue Gorman Johnson

Lynda Sue Gorman Johnson, 70, of Tyler, Texas, died Sunday, July 3, 2016, at home surrounded by her loving sons and surviving siblings. She was born Oct. 9, 1945, in Hastings, OK, but grew-up in Hermitage, AR. The daughter of the late Charlie Austin Gorman and Neta Ross Gorman of Hermitage, AR, she was a Master Gardner and owner of the former Daisy Herb & Flower Farm in Midland, TX.  She loved to dig in the dirt and share cuttings of her favorite plants with her friends and family.  A former police dispatcher with the Midland Police Department, she was an active supporter of the Humane Society and considered her rescue Shih Tzu dogs her babies and precious family members.  She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 42 years, Benjamin George (BG) Johnson, who retired in 1997 as a Sargent of the Detective Division of the Midland Police Department.  Her brothers, Tommy Lee Gorman and Charles Anthony Gorman, both formerly of Warren, AR, also preceded her in death.
Those left behind to honor and cherish her memory are her sons, Douglas Johnson and wife Fonda of Andrews, Billy Johnson and wife Lillie of Midland, step-children; Roger Dan Johnson and wife Leslie of Comanche, Texas, Lynn Denise Burquist of Houston, Terry Don Johnson of Houston, twelve grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.  She also leaves behind siblings, Wanda Reep of Brookport, IL, Roger Gorman, Sr. of Hermitage, AR, Beverly Latimer and husband Clay of Houston, TX, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.  Our heart-felt thanks go out to the staff and management of the Briarcliff Health Center and The Hospice of East Texas in Tyler, TX, who made her journey easier and immeasurably supported the family caregivers.  Cremation is by the Hilliard Funeral Home in Van, Texas, a private family Memorial will be held at a later date.  Donations in her honor may be made to the Humane Society, Pet Solutions Inc, P.O. BOX 3524, Midland, Texas 79702 or a charity of your choice.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Barbara Jane Outlaw Clement

Barbara Jane Outlaw Clement, age 74, of Cabot passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016 peacefully at her home. She was born on June 22, 1942 to the late John Rufus Fitzgibbon and the late Mary Eckman Fitzgibbon. She was a member of the Catholic faith. She is survived by her 5 children- Dan Outlaw and his wife Alicia of Rye, AR, David Outlaw of Cabot, AR, Denise Brockinton and her husband Chris of North Little Rock, AR, Carrie Barnhart and her husband Dewayne of Jacksonville, AR, and Billie Jo Clement of Cabot, AR. Barbara is also survived by her 11 grandchildren, Rob Outlaw and Kaytlin Cruce of Rye, AR, Jeremy, Carson, and Hayden Brockinton of North Little Rock, AR, Nathan, Brittany, and Shane Meicenheimer of Jacksonville, AR, and Marissa Flowers, Bradley and Nick Clement of Cabot, AR, and Brandon Outlaw of  El Dorado, AR and 2 great-grandchildren– Bryce Hollingsworth and Allie Kayt Cruce of Rye, AR. She is also survived by her brothers Patrick Gamble, Jimbo Fitzgibbon, and Robert Finley and her sisters Sharon, Debbie, Sandy and Jackie Fitzgibbon. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Michael Fitzgibbon, and John Fitzgibbon, Jr., her sister Sue Odell. and her ex-husband and friend the late Bob Outlaw of Warren, AR.

A private family memorial service was held on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Outlaw Cemetery.