Friday, February 12, 2016

Jimmy Carroll Ferguson

Jimmie Carroll Ferguson, age 79, of Hermitage, AR, died Thursday February 11, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. Born July 19, 1936, in Bradley County, AR, a son of the late Bryan Morris Ferguson and Mary Jo Phillips Ferguson. He was a retired master plumber, master electrician, a Baptist and a 32nd. degree Mason.

Survivors are one son Dr. Ricky Ferguson and spouse Mary Ellen of Monticello, AR. 4 grandchildren Dr. Lee Ferguson of Jackson, MS, Justin Ferguson of Little Rock, AR, Remington Beau Ferguson of West Monroe, LA and Garret Ferguson of Denver, CO. 4 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service is 1:30 p.m. Sunday February 14, at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial will be in Pattsville Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation is from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Saturday February 13, at Frazer’s. Memorials preferred to Union Hill Baptist Church in Ingalls. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Murry Lamar "Bubba" Davis

Murry Lamar “Bubba” Davis, age 62 of Monticello, formerly of Dermott, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. He was born November 2, 1953 in Dermott, AR to the late Murry C. Davis and Marie Connard Davis.

He was retired from the Drew County Detention Center, a United States Army Vietnam Veteran and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Marie Barnes. He was a member of the Vietnam Veterans Motorcycle Club.

Survivors include two sons, Jeremy Davis and wife Amy of Banks and Bo Davis of Lake Village; one sister, Ilarbee Moss of Dermott; two grandsons, Joseph Davis and Harley Davis; one granddaughter, Emarie Davis; one niece, several nephews, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be 11:00 am Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial to follow in Dermott Cemetery in Dermott, AR. Visitation 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home. Online guestbook at www.stephensondearman.com.

Marti Munford Hogue

Marti Munford Hogue age 55, of Strong, AR died Wednesday, February 10th at her home.  She was born February 14th, 1960 in Carlsbad, NM a daughter of Jimmy and Beth Munford, Strong, AR.  Marti was a 20 plus year Register Nurse working for Home Care Services.  She was instrumental in the start up and development of the John R. Williamson Hospice House as House Coordinator in Eldorado. AR. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Strong, AR and she achieved her Nursing Degree from Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, AR.  Marti loved being apart of the Strong High School as a school nurse also.

Surviving other than her parents is her husband Randy Hogue, whom she married Sept. 14th, 1979 in Strong, AR.   A son Daniel Hogue, Strong, AR. A daughter Lucy Hogue Osgood, Strong, AR.   A sister Merri Holt and spouse Kevin, Eldorado, AR. 4 grandchildren Erin Osgood, Michael Osgood, Joshua Ezell and Colton Osgood.  3 nieces Juli Osgood, Dawn Taylor and Baylee Holt. 2 nephews Preston Webb and Kyle Holt.  A great-niece and a great-nephew.

Funeral services 2:00 PM Saturday, February 13th, at the First Baptist Church of Strong. Burial in New London Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Visitation 6pm till 8pm  Friday, February 12th at the First Baptist Church in Strong by Frazer’s Funeral Home.   Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Devin Wayne Duncan

Devin Wayne Duncan age 46 of Rison, AR (Herbine Community) died Tuesday, February 9th at his home.  He was born April 16th, 1969 in Garland, TX, a son of Lorna Stephens and spouse Larry, Winfield, KS and the late Carroll Wayne Duncan.  He was a graduate of Rison High School, he loved to hunt and fish. Devin enjoyed working on and restoring Jeeps in his spare time, he truly loved working for Tyson Foods and for the 18 years he was there, he loved the friendships which he made and he was well respected by the employees that still called upon him to date.  Devin was a current Sales Engineer with DC Equipment and a member of Bethel # 2 Church in Herbine.

Surviving other than his mother and step father is his wife, Dedy Lunsford Duncan whom he married June 18th, 2003 in White Hall, AR.
A son Devin Cole Duncan, Rison, AR. A step son Garrett Base, FT. Smith, AR.  A step daughter Jami Doughty and spouse Grover, Redfield, AR. 2 grandchildren Tanner Doughty and Madison Doughty, Redfield, AR. A bother Dewayne Duncan, Hamlin, TX, a step brother Craig Stephens, FT Worth, TX.  A sister Kristi Cossey and spouse Nathan, Newark, AR, a step sister Suzi Deege and spouse John, Mansfield, TX.  2 nieces Carrigan Cossey and Claire Deege. 4 nephews Connor Cossey, Cayson Cossey, Cadem Stephens and Wesley Deege.

Funeral service was 10:00 AM Friday, February 12th at Bethel #2 Church with Rev. Wade Peddy officiating. Music was provided by Emily Peddy and Ann Thomasson. Burial was in Prosperity Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Scotty Ray Adair, Todd Harrod, James Moore, David Moore, Ronnie Adair, Craig Ashcraft, Tubby Adair and Marc Maroney. Honorary pallbearers were Larry Stephens, Bruce Ranger, John Deege and Craig Stephens. Online guestbook  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Monday, February 8, 2016

Alton Jay Forrest

 Alton Jay Forrest, age 75, of Hermitage, AR, died Saturday February 6, at his home. Born June 22, 1940, in Bradley County, AR, a son of the late Johnnie Green Forrest and Maggie Evaleen Hickman Forrest he was retired from a long career in industrial construction. Alton Jay had a great talent and passion for music and was a member of Green Grove Church. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed by all who knew him. Survivors are his wife Betty Martin Forrest whom he married February 8, 1984. One daughter Sharon Raines of Texarkana, AR. One step son Gerald Johnson (Kristian) of Monroe, LA. One step daughter Becki Hooks (Russell) of Williston, N.D. Three grandchildren Shawn, Misty and Amanda Poe. 3 step grandchildren Jeremiah, Hope and Tripp Johnson. Funeral service was 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 10, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Ricky Smith and Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Dottie Smith played the piano and sung. Burial was in Outlaw Cemetery at Sumpter, AR, by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were James Ray Forrest, Beavor Ray Smith, Steve Hackworth, Reece Hackworth, Danny York, Ken Thornton and Josh York. Honorary pallbearers were John Parrott, Howard Calvert, Dr. David Chambers, Ron Neely, Billy Scroggins and Bartley Smith. Online guest register HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Edith Mae Barnes Pipes

Edith Mae Barnes Pipes, age 78, of Warren, AR, died Thursday February 4, at Ouachita Medical Center in Camden, AR. Born May 27, 1937, in Wilmar, AR, a daughter of the late James W. Barnes and Lottie Mae Boston Barnes, she was a retired beautician, member of Southside Baptist Church and the widow of Travis “Cowboy” Pipes who died February 1, 2001. They were united in marriage February 8, 1958.

Survivors are one son Steven Pipes (Vicky), Memphis, TN. One daughter Janet Kelley (Randy), Locust Bayou, AR. One brother Jim Barnes of Canada. Three grandchildren Kristen Pipes Smith (Brad), Collins, MS, Jamie Pipes, Jackson, MS, Keith Kelley, Locust Bayou, AR. Four great-grandchildren Madison Smith, Drew Smith, Anna Claire Smith all of Collins, MS and Genesis Pipes, Hattiesburg, MS.

Funeral service was 1:30 p.m. Sunday February 7, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. David Williams and Rev. Eddie Raines officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist and soloist was Brad Smith. Burial was in Parker Prospect Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Roy Harper, Jeremy McDougald, Tim Rook Ledrew Smith, Billy Ethridge, Billy Biggs, Cliff Rodgers and Hal Turner. Honorary pallbearers were Eddie Lewis, Harvey Helton, Greg Harton, Bro. Troy Harris and Dr. Kerry Pennington. Online obituary  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com  

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Claudine Moseley Stedman

Claudine Moseley Stedman, age 87, of Warren, Arkansas died Wednesday, February 3, at John Williamson Hospice House, El Dorado, Arkansas. She was born April 1, 1928 in Bradley County, Arkansas a daughter of the late Robert Preston Moseley and Thelma Ozell Wolfe Moseley. She was a graduate of Warren High School, a retired operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and a member of First United Methodist Church. She married Ray Van Stedman July 4, 1948 at Warren, Arkansas and he died October 22, 2011. Surviving are two sons Phillip Stedman and spouse Shirley, Sugar Hill, Georgia and Bob Stedman and spouse Rosemary, Vicksburg, Mississippi; a daughter Pam Ozment and spouse Gary, Warren, Arkansas; 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a sister Louise Corker. Funeral services 1:30 pm Saturday, February 6, at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Friday, February 5, at Frazer’s. Memorials prefer to the John Williamson Hospice House, El Dorado, Arkansas.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Virgil T. Thurman

Virgil T. Thurman Jr. age 92 of Warren, AR died Thursday, January 28th at Chapel Woods Nursing Home.  He was born  October 26th 1923 in Kingsland, AR a son of the late Virgil Thurman and Elma Saelor Thurman.  He was a retired millwright for Barnes Brothers in Hamburg and Georgia Pacific in Crossett, AR.  He was a United States Army Veteran and attended the Kingdom Hall in Warren, AR. Also preceding him in death was his wife Lena Louise Thurman and sisters Ellene Huffman and Pauline Durham.

Survivors include son Marty Forrest and a daughter in law Christina, Warren, AR.  A daughter Carolyn Jacobs, Crossett, AR. 2 grandchildren William Forrest and April Peek and a great-grandchild Collin Peek.

Graveside service was 1:30 PM Saturday, January 30th at Union Hill Cemetery with Josh Nichols officiating. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers were William Forrest, Christopher Peek, Chad McGaughlin, Bart Nichols, Brent Nichols and Matt Webb. Online guestbook   HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfunealhome.com" www.frazerfunealhome.com 

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Betty J. Brown

Betty J. Brown age 77 of Warren went to be in the presence of our lord Jesus Christ on Wednesday, January 27th at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock AR. She was born June 20, 1938 in Eastland, TX and is the daughter of the late L.W. Hurst and Nava Dean Hurst of Odessa TX.  Also preceding her in death was a brother Jimmy Carl Hurst. She received her education in the Odessa, TX school system where she graduated 3rd in her class out of 500 students. She went on to work with Bell Telephone then became a beautician and started her own business Betty's Beauty Shop in 1983. Survivors include her husband Lonnie Brown of Warren AR, one sister Shirley Dean Richards and spouse John of Odessa, TX. Two sons Drew Trucks and Spouse Mary of Fayetteville, AR. and Matthew Trucks and spouse Julie, of Warren and a daughter Jeanna Trucks Poniwaz of Russellville, AR. Three grandchildren Nathan A. Trucks of New York, NY. Alexandria Poniwaz of Monticello, and Cassidy Trucks of Warren, and one great-grandchild Rhiannon Poniwaz of Russellville, AR. Funeral service was Sunday, January 31st at 1:30 at Frazer's Chapel  Rev. Jerry Carter and Rev. Charles Wooley officiating of Central Missionary Baptist Church of Warren. Janice Sullivan was organist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery By Frazer’s Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Nathan Trucks, Scott Taylor, Larry Burns, David Grider, Michael Burns, and Shannon Taylor.

Jean Calvert Briant

Jean Calvert Briant, age 86, of Warren, AR and Monticello, AR, died Friday, January 29, at Chapel Woods in Warren, AR. Born June 16, 1929, in Warren, AR, a daughter of the late Louie Calvert and Lela Amelia Gossien Calvert she was a former employee for Pacific Bell, a former seamstress with Jack Winter, former owner and operator of Briant’s Music and member of Christian Fellowship. Jean was the widow of John Franklin Briant who died January 7, 1983. They were united in marriage July 2, 1946. Also preceding her in death were sons John Douglas Briant, Glen Briant; brothers Edward Calvert, Harrell Calvert; sisters Sibyl Haynes and Meta Mills.

Survivors are two sons Andrew “Andy” Briant (Terrie), Monticello, AR, Robert “Bobby” Briant, Ft. Smith, AR. Two daughters Dr. Laura Evans (Andy), Warren, AR, Janis Mennite (Dominick), Scotts Valley, CA. Two brothers Delbert Calvert and Howard Calvert both of Warren, AR. One sister Jerry Neely (Jay), Herbine, AR. 3 grandchildren Donny Brown, New Edinburg, AR, Cheryl Wells (James), Warren, AR, Melody Walsh (Rick), Houston, TX. 5 great-grandchildren Emily Wells, Jamey Wells, William Wells all of Warren, AR, Destiny Brown, Kingsland, AR, Isaac Walsh, Houston, TX.

Funeral service 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Moseley Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday, February 1, at Frazer’s. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Betty J. Brown

Betty J. Brown age 77 of Warren went to be in the presence of our lord Jesus Christ on Wednesday, January 27th at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock AR. She was born June 20, 1938 in Eastland, TX and is the daughter of the late L.W. Hurst and Nava Dean Hurst of Odessa TX.  Also preceding her in death was a brother Jimmy Carl Hurst. She received her education in the Odessa, TX school system where she graduated 3rd in her class out of 500 students. She went on to work with Bell Telephone then became a beautician and started her own business Betty's Beauty Shop in 1983. Survivors include her husband Lonnie Brown of Warren AR, one sister Shirley Dean Richards and spouse John of Odessa, TX. Two sons Drew Trucks and Spouse Mary of Fayetteville, AR. and Matthew Trucks and spouse Julie, of Warren daughter Jeanna Trucks Poniwaz of Russellville, AR. Three grandchildren Nathan A. Trucks of New York, NY. Alexandria Poniwaz of Monticello, and Cassidy Trucks of Warren, and one great-grandchild Rhiannon Poniwaz of Russellville, AR.

 Visitation will be Sat the 30th from 6-8 p.m. at Frazer's Funeral Home, with services Sunday, January 31st at 1:30 at Frazer's Chapel  Rev. Jerry Carter and Rev. Charles Wooley officiating of Central Missionary Baptist Church of Warren. Burial in Oakland Cemetery By Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com

  Pallbearers will be Nathan Trucks, Scott Taylor, Larry Burns, David Grider, Michael Burns, and Shannon Taylor.

Sherman W. Guess

Sherman Washington Guess, age 86, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016 in Magnolia, Texas, surrounded by family and friends. Born in Bradley County, Arkansas, he was a Korean War Veteran, proudly worked for Central Freight Lines for almost 37 years and then lovingly cared for his mother-in-law, Idie Black, during her illness until she passed away in 1997. He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Lummie Guess, brother Bobby Guess and loving wife of 49 years, Billie Black Guess. Survived by his son, Paul Guess and his wife Christie, step-grandchildren Amanda and Michael Scruggs; daughter Lauren Hasha and her husband David, grandchildren Corey, Jordan, Michael, Eric and Adam Hasha; daughter Paulette Scroggins and grandchildren Eric Scroggins, January Liles and her husband Russell, and great-grandchildren Eternity Dawn and Quentin Gregory. Visitation will be held 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm, Friday, January 29, 2016 at Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home with Celebration of Life Service at 2:30 pm in the Chapel of Earthman Resthaven. Interment will follow at Earthman Resthaven Cemetery.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Cherie Erwin Bradford

Cherie Erwin Bradford, age 81 of Warren, died Monday, January 25 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. Mrs. Bradford is survived by her husband of nearly 62 years Bobby J. Bradford of Warren; four children: Tara Holmes of Amsterdam, Netherlands; David Bradford of Banks, Ark.; Michael Bradford and Renee Williams, both of Warren; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a brother, Lyndel Erwin and his spouse Annette Taylor Erwin and two nephews of Birmingham, Alabama and a sister-in-law Sue Bussey of Shreveport, La. and a niece and nephew.
Born in Banks, Ark., Mrs. Bradford graduated from Banks High School and received a bachelor's degree in Secondary Education from the University of Arkansas at Monticello. She was editor of the student newspaper, as well as the student yearbook. She taught English at various Arkansas schools, including Kingsland, Brinkley and Hermitage. She was a music teacher and librarian in the Warren School System for 41 years. Mrs. Bradford was a board member of the Arkansas Education Association and active in the National Education Association, participating in educational conferences throughout the U.S. She was one of the first teachers to work with the Headstart summer educational programs for underprivileged children.
She was president of the Warren Junior Auxiliary and active in numerous charity events. She was a substitute editor of The Eagle Democrat. She was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Warren, where she sang soprano in the choir and occasionally played the organ. She traveled extensively, going on motorcycle trips with her husband and visiting various cities and countries. Among her many interests were reading, playing the piano, working crossword and jigsaw puzzles and computer games. She was an enthusiastic football and basketball fan.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28 and funeral services are at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29 at Frazer Funeral Home in Warren. Burial will be at Crossroads Cemetery.
The family requests that any donations in her memory be made to the Arkansas Education Association or the American Lung Association. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Virginia Castleberry

 Virginia Castleberry, age 89, of Beach City, TX (formerly of Warren, AR), died Monday January 25, at Methodist San Jacinto Hospital in Baytown, TX. Born November 19, 1926, in Gulfport, MS, a daughter of the late Sigard Jacobson and Edith Mynk Jacobson she was a homemaker, a Methodist and the widow of Gordon Castleberry who died March 16, 1996. They were united in marriage April 13, 1947. Also preceding her in death was a son Gary Castleberry. Survivors are three sons Donald Castleberry (Lillian), Beach City, TX, Gene Castleberry (Barbara), St. Mary’s, GA and James Castleberry, Jonesboro, AR. One daughter Elizabeth Markway, De Ridder, LA. Numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Graveside service was 1:30 p.m. Friday January 29, at Holly Springs Cemetery near Hermitage, AR, with Rev. Tim Saunders officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Chris Castleberry, Bobby Barnes, Beau Castleberry, Jim Castleberry, Bart Castleberry and Don Castleberry. Online guest register HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Monday, January 25, 2016

Jessie Lee Stephney

Jessie Lee Stephney, 63, of Warren, died Saturday, January 16, 2016 in Hot Springs.

Born January 5, 1953, he was a son of Theola Stephney Bomer and the late Jessie Stephney.

He was a member of West Central Church of Christ in Warren and a former employee of Warren School District.

He was also preceded in death by five siblings and his grandmother "Grannie."

Survivors:

His wife-Sharon Stephney

His children-Jessie (Pamela), Jessie C., Napoleon, Dexter O'Minister (Nicole), Theresa Ervin (Patrick), Jacqueline and Quetta Stephney

Parents- Theola and Sylvester Bomer

Siblings-Theodore (Betty), Larry (Pamela), Doris Palmer (Jeff), Ola Alexander, Helen Husky, and Karen Bradley (Glen).

Mother-in-law-Alma Johnson

One Aunt, special friends J.B., Kay and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were January 23 at West Central Church of Christ with Brother Kenneth Ridgell eulogist and Bro. Michael Alexander Sr. minister.  burial was in Lakeview Cemetery in Greenville, Mississippi with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.


Johnny Bob Morgan

Johnny Bob Morgan, 53, of Warren, died Saturday, January 16, 2016 at his home.

Born October 8, 1962, he was a son of the late Johnny and Tabitha Morgan.

He was a graduate of Warren High School, member of St. John AME Church, and a former employee of Mill Creek Logging.

He was also preceded in death by six siblings, Clara White, Sandra Kay White, Dorothy Morgan, Zone Morgan, Charles White, and Levi White; a grandson Jayceon Morgan.

Survivors:

His children-Hitasha Morgan and Johnathan Morgan both of Fond Du Lac, WI.

A special friend-Loretta Bradley of Warren.

Siblings- Lillian Heath of Los Angeles, CA., Annie Alexander, Elder Nathanile White, (Henrietta), Patrick White (Mary) all of Madison, WI., Linda Strong Harris (John) of Beaumont, TX., Patricia Hamilton of Little Rock, Eva Vaughn (George) of Warren, Plly Ann Cox (Jerry) of Toledo, OH, and Billy Ray Morgan (Clara) New Edinburg.

Four grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friend.

Funeral services ere January 23 at St. John AME Church in Warren with Rev. Johan Williams officiating and Elder Nathanell White Eulogist.  Burial was in Wilmar Cemetery in Wilmar with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home.

Billy Alexander

Billy Alexander, 84, of Los Angeles, CA., formerly of Warren, died January 14, 2016 in West Hills, CA.

Born August 19, 1931, he was a son of the late Charlton and Alberta Alexander.

He attended Bradley County High and was a former member St. John AME Church in Warren.  He relocated to Los Angeles in 1953, where he worked for R&F Construction and as a security guard for the county of Los Angeles.  He was known as "Uncle Bill" to his family and kept them entertained ith his sharp memory.

Survivors:

His siblings-Margaret Poindexter of Moreno Valley, CA., Sarah Haynes of Carson, CA, and Lawrence Alexander of Inglewood, CA.

A host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were January 25 at Hammons Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Reginald Wesley Alexander officiating.  Burial was in Union Cemetery in Warren with arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Shannon Groves

Shannon Groves age 69, of Bradford, AR died Thursday, January 21, 2016 at his home.  He was born September 6th, 1946 in Dumas, AR a son of the late Jesse Thomas Groves and Evie Lee Paige Groves.  He was a life-long truck driver, he loved to horse trade and swap deals with people. Shannon truly enjoyed spending time with his family and his grandchildren.  He was a United States Navy Seabee serving in Vietnam, was a member of the Arkansas National Guard and First Assembly of God Church.   Also preceding him in death was his brother Sherman Groves.

Survivors include his wife, Jerri Carr Groves whom he married August 22nd, 1970 in Dumas, AR;  2 daughters Crystal Renee Headley and spouse Rayburn, Possum Grape, AR and Kristie Lynn Edwards, Possum Grape, AR.   A brother Jesse Groves, JR, Warren, AR and 6 sisters Doris Helton and spouse Harvey, Warren, AR; Vickie Reynolds and spouse Billy, Warren, AR; Shirley Hampton, Warren, AR; Wilma Howard and spouse Barney, New Edinburg, AR; Loretta Bartrow, Pine Bluff, AR; and Glenna Norman, Warren, AR.  4 grandsons Cristian Loyd, Riley Loyd, Tyler Edwards and Austin Edwards. 2 granddaughters Katrina Mason and Destiny Loyd.

Funeral service was 1:30 PM Wednesday, January 27th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Michael Gardner officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in McFarland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were John Gardner, James Gardner, Anthony Gardner, Andrew Gardner, Darren Hampton and Adrian Pacheco. Honorary pallbearers were Michael Westerbuhr, James Westerbuhr, Steve Williams, David Headley and Wayne Headley. Online guestbook  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Friday, January 22, 2016

Kenneth L. Booker

Kenneth L. Booker age 67 of Hermitage, AR died Wednesday, January 20th at the Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR.  He was born November 15th, 1948 in Hermitage, AR, a son of Emily Sweeney Booker, Hermitage, AR and the late Aubert Booker.  Ken was co owner and operator of B.I.C. LLC. Booker Industrial Construction Company with his wife and the love of his life which he loved to tell people, Jean Sweeney Booker whom he married February 7, 1981 and over these years of marriage they were nearly inseparable as husband, wife, best friends and business owners. Ken Booker was a perfectionist, a good hearted and honest man. He and Jean demonstrated a love for each other with support of his wife Jean in a very unique relationship which grew stronger over the 34 years of marriage they shared, doing the things they enjoyed like running their company, hunting and fishing together and sharing their love for each other. Ken Booker shared a relationship with Stan Sweeney that was more than family he always said Stan was a brother and confidant that he truly enjoyed.

Surviving other than his wife Jean and his mother Emily, are their children, Barry Booker and spouse Kim, Hermitage, AR, Tammie McDougald and spouse Joey, Sumpter, AR. Clint Booker and spouse Amy, Texarkana, TX,   Stan Sweeney and spouse Linda, Hilo, AR  Jackie Dean Sweeney, Hampton, AR. and Kim Sweeney Thurman and spouse Bobby, Beaumont, TX.  10 grandchildren  Brittany Carter, Austin Booker, Josh Grice, Haley McDougald, John McDougald, Shelby Green, James Carter, Alexandra Carter, Ranaan Booker and Nova Booker.  9 great-grandchildren.


Funeral services 1:30pm Saturday, January 23rd at the Antioch Baptist Church near Hermitage, AR.  Burial in Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazer Funeral Home.  Visitation 6pm till 8pm Friday evening, January 22 at Frazer’s Funeral Home.  Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com 

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

James Marvin "Booty" Lasiter

James Marvin “Booty” Lasiter, age 86, of Warren, AR, died Monday, January 18, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born March 30, 1929 in Warren, AR, a son of the late Marvin Lee Lasiter and Bessie Reep Lasiter he was the former owner/operator of Lasiter’s Garage and Warren Motor Supply. “Booty” was a Christian, U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, an avid Crappie fisherman and loved to water ski. Also preceding him in death was a sister Lois Benson; a brother Travis Lasiter; brothers in law Thomas Ashcraft, Ross Benson; and a sister in law Carolyn Ashcraft.

Survivors are his wife Mayme Ruth Sanders Lasiter whom he married December 29, 1948. One son Jim Lasiter and spouse Emily, Warren, AR. Three daughters Debbi Hargrave and spouse Bobby, Terri Slaughter and spouse Bill, Denecia Sellers and spouse John all of Warren, AR. Two sisters Virginia Ashcraft, Warren, AR, Shirley Lowry, Crossett, AR. 7 grandchildren Brad Hargrave and spouse Devin, Ryan Slaughter and spouse Stephanie, Jarrod Hargrave and spouse Staci, Matt Sellers and spouse Courtney, Mary Jo Lasiter all of Warren, AR, Jeff Slaughter and spouse Kelli, Maumelle, AR, Bobby Hubbard of Kansas. 9 great-grandchildrenWestin Hargrave, Natalie Hargrave, Miles Hargrave, Emmitt Hargrave, Carson Slaughter, Eva Slaughter all of Warren, AR, Logan Hubbard, Lawson Hubbard both of Kansas, Paisley Slaughter, Maumelle, AR.

Funeral service 1:30 p.m. Thursday, January 21, at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, January 20, at Frazer’s. Online guest register  HYPERLINK "http://www.frazerfuneralhome.com" www.frazerfuneralhome.com