Monday, September 26, 2016

Lee Allen Jackson

Lee Allen Jackson, 58, of Harrell, died Monday, September 12, 2016 at his home.

Born March 30, 1958, he was a son of Berdie Lee Burks and the late Frank Jackson.

He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist  Church in Summerville, AR, He received his education in the Hampton School District where he was a standout athlete in football, basketball, and track.  He loved to fish and ride motorcycles.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Debra Jackson Smith.

Survivors:

His wife of 38 years, Mae Helen Sumler of Harrell.

His mother, Berdie Burks of Harrell.

Children, Clarence Sumler, Letrisa Sumler, Shundrick McRae all of Harrell; Sheneika Sumler of Warren, and Brenton Sumler (Tina) of Baton Rouge, LA.

Siblins, James Allison of Hampton, Alvin Green, Maudie Thompson (Larry) all of Cincinnati, OH., Larry ackson of Banks, Gloria Gant (Paul) of Kansas City, KS., Brenda Gilbert of Harrell, Irita Burks of Fordyce, Sandra Jackson Chanel Stanley both of Warren, and Joetta Hutchins of North Little Rock.

11 grandchildren, Zack, Tatyanna, Tre, Deveyon, Carter, Kemari, Evan, Alaijah, Cadence, Ethan, and Jase.

Special aunts, Betha Ferguson, Flossie Tatum, a dear friend Damion "Petey" Thomas and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were September 17, 2016 at the Hampton High School gymnasium with Rev. George Williams, Jr. officiating.  Burial in Ricks Cemetery in Harrell with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Joyce Lynell Stuart Lee

Joyce Lynell Stuart Lee, age 84, of Warren, AR, died Thursday September 22, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. Born August 20, 1932, in Hermitage, AR, a daughter of the late Vance Stuart and Nell Tidwell Stuart she was retired from First State Bank and a member of First Baptist Church. 

Survivors are one son Michael Stuart Lee of Alta Vista, VA. One daughter Karen Stephenson of Pine Bluff, AR. Two brothers James Carroll Stuart of Jacksonville, AR, and Gale Leslie Stuart of Sherwood, AR. Five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.


Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 26, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Michael Stuart Lee officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Hickory Springs Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Dr. John Durmon, Howard Stephenson, Hugh Allen Quimby, Ricky Roper, Brett Stuart and Jeff McKinney. Memorials preferred to First Baptist Church; 310 South Main Street; Warren, AR, 71671. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Monday, September 19, 2016

Cathleen Clark Swinney

Cathleen Clark Swinney, age 88, of Warren, AR, died Sunday, September 18, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born October 25, 1927, in Cleveland County, AR, a daughter of the late William Will Clark and Dora Carter Clark she was retired from Mad Butcher, a member of Harmony Freewill Baptist Church and the widow of J.R. Swinney who died April 30, 2009. They were united in marriage January 2, 1943. Also preceding her in death was a daughter Mary Catherine Swinney; brothers Jewell Clark, Glenn Clark, Stanley Clark; sisters Blanch Johnston, Ruth Swinney; half brothers Clifton Rodgers, Carlis Rodgers.

Survivors are one daughter Judy Trent of Hensley, AR. Two grandchildren Mark Sutton of Warren, AR, and Will Sutton of Hensley, AR. Three great grandchildren Darlene Sutton, Bethany Sutton and Amber Gale Sutton. One great-great-grandchild Ameera Rose Sutton.

Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday September 21, at Union Cemetery in Rye, AR, by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 1:30 p.m. until service time Wednesday September 21, at Union Cemetery. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Carolyn Jane Gillis Bryant

Carolyn Jane Gillis Bryant age, 64 of Johnsville, AR died Wednesday, September 14th, at her home.   She was born December 11th, 1951 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a daughter of the late Henry Boyd Gillis and Lois Lorene Pasley Gillis.  She was employed at Jack Winters and Ladonna’s Sportswear in Warren and retired as a hotel manager in El Dorado, AR.  She attended Hermitage High School and was a Christian.  She was also preceded in death by a husband Odis Thurman Hamaker and a son Jimmy Don Coulter, JR.

She is survived by 2 sons, Gary Hamaker and Thurman Hamaker and spouse Betty, all of Hermitage, AR.  A daughter Ruth Douglas and spouse Don, Johnsville, AR.  3 brothers Eddie Gillis and spouse Paula, Denton, TX; Johnny Gillis, Denton, TX and Curtis Gillis, Johnsville, AR.   A sister Joyce Gillis, California. 6 grandchildren Steven and Renee Baker, Brittany Merritt’Colvin and Brandon, Sarah and Jay Smith,  Wally and Kasey Douglas, Shannon Hamaker and Zane Hamaker.   5 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services 2:00 PM Sunday, September 18th at Palestine Methodist Church in Johnsville, AR. Visitation 1:00 PM till service time on Sunday, September 18th at Palestine Methodist Church. Burial in Palestine Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Lonnie Dale Haynes

Lonnie Dale Haynes, age 66, of Sherwood, AR, died Wednesday September 14, at his home. Born June 4, 1950, in Little Rock, AR, a son of the late Willis Woodrow Haynes and Sibyl Nadine Calvert Haynes he was a retired pharmacy technician at the V.A. Hospital and a Primitive Baptist. Also preceding him in death was a sister Judy Jobe.

Survivors are two brothers Gary Haynes and spouse Goldie of Alexander, AR, and Billy Haynes of Mabelvale, AR.

Memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 17, at Frazer’s Funeral Home in Warren. Visitation 1:00 p.m. until service time Saturday, September 17, at Frazer’s. Memorials preferred to the charity of your choice. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Ostella Gorman Hudson

Ostella Gorman Hudson, age 88, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Monday, September 12, in an Atlanta, Texas hospital. Clara was born July 13, 1928, in Bradley County, Arkansas to Van and Allie Mae Gorman.  She was retired from the Natural Food Store, a member of First Baptist Church, Atlanta and loved flower gardening, reading and crafting.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond P. Hudson; two brothers, V. P. Gorman, James Ray Gorman; and a sister, Vada Fay Gorman Williams.

She is survived by her daughter, Gina Hudson and husband William Nelligan of Atlanta, Texas; sister-in-law, Allie Drue Gorman of Hermitage, Arkansas three nieces, Glenda Bowlin of Rison, Arkansas, Patti McVay of North Platte, Nebraska, Shelia McVay of Hermitage, Arkansas; and a number of other relatives. The family would like to thank the caring staffs of Rose Haven Retreat, Heritage Hospice and Christus St. Michael Health Care Center.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 15, from 6 pm to 8 pm at Frazer Funeral Home in Warren, AR. Funeral services will be 10:00 am, Friday, September 16, in the Frazer’s Chapel. Burial will be in Marsden Cemetery near Hermitage, AR, by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Clara O. Hudson

Clara O. Hudson, age 88, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Monday, September 12, in an Atlanta, Texas hospital. Clara was born July 13, 1928, in Bradley County, Arkansas to Van and Allie Mae Gorman.  She was retired from the Natural Food Store, a member of First Baptist Church, Atlanta and loved flower gardening, reading and crafting.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond P. Hudson; two brothers, V. P. Gorman, James Gorman; and a sister, Vada Fay Gorman.

She is survived by her daughter, Gina Hudson and husband William Nelligan of Atlanta, Texas; sister-in-law, Allie Drue Gorman of Hermitage, Arkansas three nieces, Glenda Bowlin of Rison, Arkansas, Patti McVay of North Platte, Nebraska, Shelia McVay of Hermitage, Arkansas; and a number of other relatives. The family would like to thank the caring staffs of Rose Haven Retreat, Heritage Hospice and Christus St. Michael Health Care Center.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Achester Hines

Achester Hines, 87, of Hermitage, died Sunday, September 4, 2016 at Eugene J. Towbin Healthcare Center in North Little Rock.

Born July 19, 1929, he was a son of the late Berry and Lucieal Hines.

He served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged April 12, 1951.  He retired from General Electric in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1992 and returned to Hermitage to enjoy his retirement.

Survivors:
His children-Perry Hines of Little Rock, Glenn Hines both of Hermitage, Theresa Hines of Canton, MS., Rita Robinson of Milwaukee, WI., Rosemary Robins of Jackson, MS. and Minnie Reynolds of Arden, North Carolina.
His brothers-Lenchester Hines of Hermitage and Jesse Ray Hines of Milwaukee, WI.
30 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandaughter and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were September 10th at Weary Rest Baptist Church in Marsden with Rev. Larry Hines officiating.  Burial was in Weary Rest Cemetery with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Madge Booker Reynolds

Madge Booker Reynolds, age 92, of Hermitage, AR, died Sunday, September 11, at John R. Williamson Hospice House in El Dorado, AR. She was born June 24, 1924, in Hermitage, AR, a daughter of the late John Walter Booker and Nina Zevie Jarrat Booker. Madge was a homemaker, a member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church and the widow of Jerrell Reynolds who preceded her in death on March 21, 2004. They were united in marriage December 20, 1941. Also preceding her in death were brothers Aubert Booker, Neal Booker, Jarrat Booker; sisters Ruby Bradley, Argie Rice and Rachel Kinard.

Surviving are three sons Ricky Reynolds, Hermitage, AR, Jerry Reynolds, Crossett, AR, and Marty Reynolds, Hampton, AR. Five daughters Glenda Maxwell, Crossett, AR, Louneal Huitt, Hermitage, AR, Susie Matheny, Monticello, AR, Becky Gandy, Athens, LA, and Debbie Woodard, Hermitage, AR. Twenty-six grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 13, at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday, September 12, at Frazer’s. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Saturday, September 10, 2016

William Perry DuBose

William Perry DuBose, age 94, of Ingalls, Arkansas and Elmhurst, Illinois,  died Friday, September 9, at his home in Ingalls. He was born November 23, 1921 at Hermitage, Arkansas a son of the late Elbert Hudson DuBose, Sr. September 10, 1886-November 29, 1960 and Wiloate Herring DuBose, February 2, 1892 – April 1, 1983. He received his education in the Hermitage Public School system and was a graduate of Warren High School following his service with the US Navy in World War II. Mr. DuBose served in the Pacific Theater participating in 4 major invasions on the Islands of Saipan, Tinian, Okinawa and Leyete. He managed the Ederington John Deere Tractor Company in the late 1940’s, worked in El Dorado for 2 car dealers and moved to the Chicago area in 1955 starting National lift Truck Company which is now owned and managed by his two sons. He was a Methodist.  Surviving is his wife Margie Alene Vickers DuBose whom he married on June 26, 1941 at Sumpter, Arkansas; 2 sons Perry Dale DuBose and wife Toni and Jeffrey Paul DuBose and wife Debra all of Oak Brook, Illinois; 1 daughter Beverly Kay DuBose and husband Ron Cochran, Ingalls, Arkansas; 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren. Perry is also survived by many nieces and nephews whom he dearly loved. He was also preceded in death by a daughter Patsy Lynn DuBose Shea, November 18, 1946-August 30, 1996; 2 brothers Elbert Hudson DuBose, Jr. 1910 – 2001 and Billie Max DuBose 1927-1977; 6 sisters Willie Belle DuBose November 4, 1912-November 28, 1912, Jessie DuBose Schroeder, 1912-1993, Cleo DuBose Gorman 1916-1981, Vada DuBose Davis, 1918-1993, Martha Kate DuBose Greene, 1924-2012 and Peggy Jean DuBose 1933-2006. Funeral services 2:00pm Sunday, September 11, at Frazer’s Chapel by Rev Robert Greene and Rev Wayman Mann.
Burial in Union Hill Cemetery at Ingalls. Visitation 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Saturday, September 10, at Frazer’s Funeral Home of Warren, Arkansas.  Memorials suggested to Union Hill Cemetery c/o Dan Vickers, 119 Bradley 53, Hermitage, Arkansas  71647-8983 or Life Touch Hospice, 2301 Champagnolle Road, El Dorado, Arkansas  71730
Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Robert Hartsell Denton

Robert Hartsell Denton, age 70, of Arlington, TX, past away Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016. Robert was born on April 13, 1946, in Warren, Ark. to Norwood Denton and Mildred Squires. He graduated from Warren High school in 1964, and was inducted into the Warren Lumberjack Hall of Fame on May 10, 2004. He graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1969 and was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon. Robert loved playing golf and spending time with his family. His most recent employment was National Fire Safety Council. Survivors: Wife, Ann N. Denton; sons, Jason (Jennifer) Denton of McKinney, TX and Tyler (Amanda) Denton of Little Rock, AR; daughters, Amanda (Scott) Seipel of Murfreesboro, TN and Elizabeth (Shawn) Kirshner of Santa Clarita, CA; and ten grandchildren, who he loved very much. Graveside service was 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 14, at Oakland Cemetery in Warren, AR, with Rev. Gary Harrison officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Memorials preferred to Donald W. Reynolds Warren Y.M.C.A.; 207 N. Main St.; Warren, AR, 71671 or Trinity United Methodist Church in Arlington, TX. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Miguel Sedano, Sr.

Miguel Sedano, Sr. and son Miguel Sedano, Jr.
Miguel Sedano Sr, age 45 of Warren, AR died Monday, September 5th as a result of an auto accident in Drew County AR.  He was born December 17th 1970 in Mexico City, Mexico a son of Miguel Angel Sedano and Silvia Mejia of Mexico City, Mexico.  He was employed with Fuller lawn service in Monticello and a member of the Church of Christ Kingdom of God in Warren, AR.  He was also preceded in death by his son Miguel Sedano, Jr whom was also in this tragic accident.

He is survived by his wife Maria Trinidad Aguilar, Warren, AR.   A son Fernando Sedano, Warren, AR. 2 daughters Lovely Sedano and
Geraldine Sedano both of Warren, AR.   3 brothers David Sedano and Hugo Sedano and Luis Martinez all of Mexico City, Mexico.  2 sisters Josefina Rodriguez, Ganado, Texas and Ana Martinez, Mexico.


Funeral services were 6:00 PM Friday, September 9th at the Light House Church in Warren, AR by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Eduardo Roman, Santiago Resendiz, Amadeo Castillo, Ernesto Castillo, Marcario Castillo, Antonio Luna, Roel Sandoval and Irlando Castillo.Burial will be at a later date with his family in Mexico, City, Mexico.  Services by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Online guestbook  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Miguel Sedano, Jr.

Miguel Sedano, Sr. and son Miguel Sedano, Jr.
Miguel Sedano, Jr. age 24 of Warren, AR died Monday, September 5th in Drew County AR as the result of an auto accident.  He was born December 16th, 1991 in Warren, AR a son of  Maria Trinidad Aguilar, Warren, AR and the late Miguel Sedano, SR, whom also was involved in this accident.

He was employed with Fuller lawn service in Monticello, AR, a member of The Church of Christ Kingdom of God in Warren, AR and a graduate of the Warren Public Schools.

Surviving other than his mother is his fiancĂ© Jessie Ramirez, Warren, AR.  A brother Fernando Sedano, Warren, AR.  2 sisters  Lovely Sedano and Geraldine Sedano both of Warren, AR.  His grandparents Miguel Sedano and Silvia Mejia, Mexico City, Mexico.
Grandparents Jose Aguilar and Margarita Mejorada of Mexico.

Funeral services were 6:00 PM Friday, September 9th at the Light House Church in Warren, AR by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Bryan Resendiz, Diego Roman, Brandon Resendiz, Jesus Aguilar, Javier Guillermo, Isaac Castillo, Zain Canela and Victor Mendoza. Burial will be at a later date in Mexico City, Mexico at the family cemetery.  Services by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Online Guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Donnia Faye Jungles

Donnia Faye Jungles, age 70, of West Monroe, Louisiana, formerly of Warren, Arkansas died Tuesday, September 6, at Farmerville, Louisiana. She was born April 24, 1946 at New Edinburg, Arkansas a daughter of the late Harden Hodge Phillips and Eunice Bryant Phillips. She received her education in the New Edinburg Pubic School, was a Baptist and a retired employee of Potlatch Corp. She married Roger Jungles in 1983 and he died in 1995. Surviving are 2 sons Randy Richard and spouse Renee and Ronald Jungle, of West Monroe, La; 3 brothers Gene Phillips, Harley Phillips and Marvin Phillips all of Camden, Ark; 5 sisters Sue Noble, Linda Jones and Deborah Robbins all of Monticello, Ark, Sybil Antley, West Monroe, La. and Sherry, Taylor, Crossett, Ark; 2 grandchildren Jonathan Grice, Searcy, Ark and Stephanie Richard, West Monroe, La; 5 great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by 2 brothers Paschal Phillips and Kirby Phillips. Graveside services 10:30 am Friday, September 9, at Shady Grove Cemetery near New Edinburg, Arkansas.  Visitation 9:00 am until service time at Frazer’s Funeral Home, Warren, Arkansas.  Online obituary-guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com.

Billy Ray Thomas

Billy Ray Thomas, 60, of Warren, died Thursday, August 25, 2016 at his home.

Born May 31, 1956, he was a son of the late Jimmy and Mattie Neal Thomas.

He was a member of Weary Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Marsden.  He served in the United States Army and was a former bus driver.  He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge.

He was also preceded in death by 4 siblings, Ray Thomas, Earl Thomas, James Thomas, and Jimmie Nell Russell.

Survivors:

Siblings:  Harry Thomas (Cleora), Barron Coleman all of Little Rock, Vernita Kent of Seatbelt, MA., Lula McFarland, Roy Thomas (Marilyn) and Phyllis Hines all of Warren.

Special niece:  Yulonda Thomas of Warren

A host of relatives and friends

Funeral services were September 3 at Weary Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Marsden with Rev. Kelcey Highsmith, Sr. officiating.  Burial was in Weary Rest Cemetery with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Ira Vern Butler

Ira Vern Butler, 82, of Warren, died Thursday, August 25, 2016, at the Bradley County Medical Center.

Born May 28, 1934, he was a son of the late Meddra and Lubie Butler.

He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in North Warren and a former employee of Potlatch Corporation.

Survivors:

His wife, Gloria Nell Butler of Warren,
Children: Regina Gant (Bobby) of Little Rock, Lafaye Kotz (Dan) of Ellenswood, GA, and Dyron Butler of Wilmar,
Granddaughter:  Courtney Brown (Dorse) of Madison, TN,
A host of other releatives and friends.

Funeral services were September 3rd at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Warren with Rev. Robert Cook officiating and Rev. Henry Cox pastor/  Burial was in Harmony Cemetery in Sparkman with arrangments by Hammons Funeral Hoe of Warren.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Clyde Lafayette Mitchell

Clyde Lafayette Mitchell, age 91, of Twain Harte, California formerly of Kingsland, Arkansas died August 25, 2002 in Sonora, California. He was born October 27, 1910 at Cotton Valley, Louisiana a son of the late Joseph Lafayette Mitchell and Ida Lillian Hall Mitchell. He received his education in the Kingsland Arkansas School System. He served in the US Army and was a aircraft and engine mechanic at Kelly Air force Base in San Antonio Texas. He married Consuela (Connie) Flores and she died October 27, 1995.
He is survived by 2 sons Gerald Mitchell, San Antonio, Texas and Jan Mitchell, Las Vegas, Nevada; 2 daughters Gwendolyn Ermet, Twain Harte, Calif. and Evelyn Mitchell San Rafael, Calif.
Graveside services 10:00 am, Saturday September 10, at Graves Cemetery, Mt Elbe, Ark (Cleveland County). Online obituary and guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Travis Martin Adams

Travis Martin Adams, 82, passed away on September 4, 2016 at Briarwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Little Rock. The son of Charles Kelley and Chlorine Ross Adams, Travis was born on November 25, 1933 in Warren. Prior to graduation from Warren High School in 1951 as valedictorian, he was President of the Junior Class, Vice-President of the Student Council and Vice-President of the Senior Class. Upon high school graduation, he enrolled at Arkansas Tech University (then Arkansas Polytechnic College) and began an active student career. He was a cheerleader and elected to the Student Council as a freshman. He was student body president as a sophomore and later president of Blue Key, History Club and the Senior Class. He was commander of the Military Honor Society and sports editor of the yearbook while functioning as a statistician for all men's sports. He graduated with high honors in 1955 with a major in History and minor in Political Science.

After marrying his Tech sweetheart, Lou VanDover, Travis studied for a year at King's College of Cambridge University in England on a Rotary Foundation Scholarship. After service in the Army as an Aerial Photographic Interpreter, Travis returned to his studies at Vanderbilt University in 1958. He became the first president of the Vanderbilt Graduate Student Council and served on the Vanderbilt Self-Study Committee. He earned an M.A. at Vanderbilt in 1962 and was admitted to their doctoral program in American History.

After working as Assistant Director of the Education Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, Travis came back to ATU in 1966 as Assistant to Dean Alfred Crabaugh and Assistant Professor of History. Before his retirement 31 years later, he was Assistant Academic Dean, Associate Academic Dean, Associate Professor of History, Vice President for Student Affairs and Executive Assistant to the President.

Travis enjoyed contributing to the community. He served on the Pope County Quorum Court, the first Community Chest committee, the Russellville School and Community Health and Safety Council, and on the Board of Counseling Associates, where he served for 18 years, including two terms as board president. He served 6 years on the Arkansas Community Mental Health Advisory Board and was Chairman of the Board for 3 years. He chaired the Advisory Council for the Arkansas Comprehensive Mental Health Plan, and was also active in the Russellville Chamber of Commerce and the First United Methodist Church where he routinely taught Sunday school for the Carden Class.

One of his greatest passions was his membership in the Russellville Rotary Club since 1967. He was District Governor and chaired the District Rotary Foundation Committee. He was chair of the Rotary Foundation District Awards Sub-Committee and served on several worldwide committees of Rotary International, including chairing the Publications Committee. He co-chaired three joint district Rotary Foundation Seminars as well. The Rotary Foundation Trustees presented Travis the Citation for Meritorious Service in 1992 and the Distinguished Service Award in 1995.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife of 59 years, Lou. He is survived by his son, Andy Adams (Chanda) of Little Rock; 2 grandchildren (Maggie and Emma); daughter, Anna Adams of Shawnee, KS; 2 older brothers and 1 younger sister.

The Funeral service will be on Friday, September 9, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at Russellville First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Gail Brooks officiating. Burial will follow at Sandlin Cemetery near Ola, under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Susan Adams Memorial Scholarship Fund at ATU-Office of Development, 1509 N Boulder Ave, ADM 209, Russellville, AR 72801 or to the Carden Sunday School Class at First United Methodist Church, 304 South Commerce Avenue, Russellville, AR 72801.

The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Jonathan Kyle Smith

Jonathan Kyle Smith, age 21, of Warren, AR, died Friday, September 2, in an automobile accident. Born May 1, 1995, in Jonesboro, AR, he was an employee at James Body & Glass and member of Freer Baptist Church in Truman.

Survivors are his father John Smith (Angela Crook), Warren, AR. Mother April Montgomery Russell (Bobby), Truman, AR. Stepbrother Bobby Russell, JR., Truman, AR, three sisters Gracie Dawn Smith, Jackson, MS, Melody Smith and Geri-Kay Stone both of Truman, AR. Two stepsisters Tawny Pierce and Autumn Jones both of Truman, AR. Paternal grandparents Bobby and Grace Watts, Truman, AR. Great-grandmother Maxine Swan, Marked Tree, AR. Uncles Luther Smith (Jessica Templet), Monticello, AR. Charles Montgomery, Colorado Springs, CO. Aunt Christina Courtney, Bay, AR. Numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were maternal grandparents Johnny and Laverne Montgomery.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 7, at Frazer’s Funeral Home in Warren, AR. Burial at Lone Sasafras Cemetery in Drew County by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, September 6, at Frazer’s. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Monday, August 29, 2016

William "Larry" Mann

William “Larry” Mann age 71, of Warren, AR died Sunday, August 28th at his home.  He was born March 8th, `1945 in Warren, AR, a son of the late William Clifton “W. C.” Mann and Katherine Grider Mann.  He retired from Select Concrete Company and worked as an E.M.T. for Pafford Ambulance Service.  He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Warren and a graduate of the Hermitage Public Schools Class of 1963.

He is survived by his wife Carol Buergey Mann whom he married July 28th, 1989.  2 sons David Mann and spouse Alicia, Warren, AR and Jody Mann and spouse Khandie, Jersey, AR. 3 daughters Karen Richards and spouse Todd, Nashville, AR; Rita Boykin and spouse Bruce, Johnsville, AR; and Tammy Wolfe, North Little Rock, AR.   A sister Vicky Hulse and spouse Bobby, Norfork, AR.   17 grandchildren and 8 Great-grandchildren.

Funeral services 10:00 AM Wednesday, August 31st at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Hickory Springs Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Visitation 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM Tuesday, August 30 at Frazer’s Funeral Home.   www.frazerfuneralhome.com