Celebrity Obituaries

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Alan Dwayne Keathley

May 26, 1963 - October 31, 2013

Alan Dwayne Keathley, 50, of Little Rock died October 31st, 2013. He was born May 26th, 1963, his mother, Vreda Kay Keathley, precedes him in death. Survivors include five children, father, Charles Murphy Keathley of Bastrop, Texas; and six grandchildren. Memorial services are Saturday, 5:00 p.m., at Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church, 7111 Fourche Dam Pike.
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Richard Weber

May 21, 1929 - October 31, 2013

Richard "Dick" Weber, 84, of Little Rock (formerly of Akron, Ohio) passed away Thursday, October 31st, 2013 leaving to miss his wife of 60 years, Charlene, nieces, nephews and their families and many wonderful friends. Memorials may be sent to Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary, PO Box 1897, Little Rock, AR 72203.
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James Edward Spencer

August 14, 1933 - October 28, 2013

James Edward "Jim" Spencer, 80, of Little Rock died Monday night, October 28th, 2013. Born in Batesville during the depression to James O. Spencer and Elizabeth Snapp, Jim sold newspapers in the Heights before school and attended Forest Park Grammar School, attaining the office of president of the sixth grade class. Throwing all those newspapers helped Jim develop a strong left arm – an...
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Richard Paxson

March 19, 1960 - October 26, 2013

Richard "Flippin" Paxson, 53, of North Little Rock passed away Saturday, October 26th, 2013. He was born in Marshalltown, Iowa and leaves to cherish his memories, son Bradley Hopper, fiancée Patsy Ellis, and a host of family, friends, nieces and nephews. Memorial service will be Saturday, 1:00 p.m., November 9th at the Friendly Chapel Church of the Nazarene in North Little Rock.
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Harriet Shearman Mahaffey Chambers

August 22, 1920 - October 14, 2013

Harriet Shearman Mahaffey Chambers, 93, of Little Rock died October 14, 2013. She was born on August 22, 1920 in Bowling Green, Ohio, the daughter of S. Douglass Shearman and Hazel Barkalow Shearman. She graduated from Bryan High School, Bryan Ohio in 1938 and attended Bowling Green State University. She married Clyde C. Mahaffey in the Chapel of the Marine Corps base at Quantico, VA, in...
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John William Vinson

April 13, 1951 - October 12, 2013

John William Vinson passed away in peace and comfort on the afternoon of October 12, 2013 in his home surrounded by his closest loved ones. John was born to Nancy and Lt Col (Ret.) Vernon "Whitey" Vinson, USAF in Columbus, Mississippi on April 13, 1951. He lived a life of integrity, goodness and great fun, playing golf whenever possible. He had three loves in his life – golf, music and...
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Rachel Marie Perez Offsianik

May 3, 1914 - October 11, 2013

Rachel Marie Perez Offsianik, age 99, of Sherwood, Arkansas died Friday October 11th, 2013. She was born May 3rd, 1914 in Tampa, Florida to the late John and Esther Aflalo Perez. Rachel worked as a meat-packer for Lykes Brothers Meatpacking Plant in Florida until her retirement. Prior to that she produced hand rolled cigars in a small private Cigar Plant in Tampa, Florida. She enjoyed Crochet...
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Juarld L. Nunn

September 29, 1932 - October 10, 2013

Juarld L. "Jerry" Nunn was born September 29, 1932 in Mangum, OK to Roy B. Nunn and Nellie Vanderford Nunn. He passed away on October 10, 2013 at his home in Conway. Jerry is survived by his wife of 54 years Doris Nunn. He is also survived by 3 children Paula Banister of Mangum, OK, Roy Nunn and wife Carla, Janet McPhate and husband Darryl all of Conway. Jerry leaves 10 grandchildren and 5...
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Luther Rowland Fulmer

September 20, 1949 - October 8, 2013

Luther Rowland Fulmer, of North Little Rock left this life on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013. He was loved, respected and cursed by relatives and friends alike. He ultimately passed as a result of being stubborn, refusing to follow doctors' (or anyone else for that matters) orders. He lived life on his own terms. He was born on September 20, 1949 to O.B. and Louise Fulmer in Dermott, AR. ...
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Gary W. Schroeder

January 31, 1958 - October 7, 2013

Dr. Gary W. Schroeder born January 31, 1958, to our misfortune died on October 7, 2013. Gary is survived by his wife, Charity Dennington; daughter Natalie; parents Curtis and Alice Schroeder; brother and sister-in-law Alan and Diane Schroeder; niece Beth Whiteman; nephew David Schroeder; great niece and nephew Sarah and Ben Whiteman; mother and father-in-law, Martha and John McGarrity; sister-in...
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Phillip Edward McFarlin

August 23, 1960 - September 20, 2013

Ed McFarlin, 53, of North Little Rock died Friday, September 20th, 2013. He was born August 23rd, 1960 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Tommy and Peggy Hemmelrath McFarlin. Ed is survived by his wife Kitty, two sons, David (Lena) and Jeffrey, and four grandchildren. Memorial service will be held Thursday, 6:00 p.m., September 26th at Wellington Village Assembly of God Church, 715 Wellington Village...
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June Sanders Lee

September 15, 2013

June Sanders Lee of Arkadelphia, Arkansas went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ, Sunday, September 15th, 2013 at the age of 97 years and 11 months. She was the widow of Eustus "Chu Chu" Lee. She is survived by her son Dr. William Lee (Brenda) of Little Rock and daughter Ellen Kay Perry (David) of Scott, Arkansas; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Family memorial service...
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Guy E. Crawford

August 22, 1937 - September 12, 2013

Guy E. Crawford, age 76, of North Little Rock, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 12, 2013 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer 's disease. Beloved husband of Kay Pelton Crawford, loving father of Mona Crawford Housman (Brian) and Deborah Crawford Beany (Tim), and grandfather to Hannah Damascus Ayers, Bailey Housman, and Ashlan Housman. Guy was a faithful family man and believer...
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Bill G. Mauldin

January 17, 1943 - August 22, 2013

Bill G. Mauldin, age 70, of Little Rock, died Thursday, August 22 after a brief illness. He is predeceased by his parents, Van and Ethel Mauldin; son, Mason Mauldin of Little Rock; brother, Donald Mauldin of Benton; sister, Jackie Smith of Plano, Texas; and nephew, Jack Welch of Uncertain, Texas. Bill is survived by his children, Damon Mauldin (Lisa) of Decatur, Georgia, and Dayna Gober (Reggie...
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Linda Patrick Fleury

January 6, 1948 - August 21, 2013

Linda Patrick Fleury, age 65, of Benton died Wednesday, August 21st, 2013. She was born in Two Harbors, Minnesota on January 6th, 1948 to the late Milo and Astrid Rootness Patrick. Linda had worked in an administrative position for BCBS and General Mills for sixteen years before retirement. She loved to travel and take cruises and was an animal lover, especially her two dogs, Kieko and Skooter...
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Thomas Lynn Auffenberg

October 10, 1947 - August 21, 2013

Dr. Thomas L. "Tom" Auffenberg, age 65, of Arkadelphia, Arkansas died Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 in Hot Springs. He was born in Joplin, Missouri, on October 10th, 1947. Tom grew up in Fort Worth, Texas, and attended Texas Christian University. He pursued and caught a Ph.D. at Vanderbilt University. In 1973 Tom joined the History faculty at Ouachita Baptist University, where he...
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O. F. Greer

November 13, 1940 - August 17, 2013

O.F. 'Bud' Greer, 72, of Brinkley, Arkansas passed away after a long battle with cancer on Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock, AR. Bud was born to the late James Orville Greer and Willie Lee Greer in Morrilton, AR on November 13, 1940. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Jackie Greer; six children Michael Greer, Mitch Greer, Michelle Newth, Melanie...
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Beverly Slawinski

April 4, 1938 - August 16, 2013

Beverly Slawinski, 75, of Benton died August 16th, 2013. She was born April 4th, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois. She worked for many years as executive secretary to the president of Timex. Beverly was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. She was active in CJCOHN, Key Chain, Church Ladies Group and travel groups. A Mass of Christian burial will be said Tuesday, 10:00 a.m., August...
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Linda Sue Brune Strawn

March 3, 1954 - August 15, 2013

On August 15th, 2013, Linda Sue Brune Strawn, of Little Rock, passed away after a 17 year battle with cancer; while being comforted by her husband at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock, AR. Linda was 59 years old. She was born in Davenport, IA on March 3, 1954 and was the second daughter of Virginia Groves and Raymond Brune. Linda moved to Arkansas in her early teens and would later...
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Ronald Clay Burrow

April 14, 1939 - August 11, 2013

Ronald C. Burrow, of Little Rock, died Sunday, August 11th, 2013. Ron was born in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas and attended Ouachita Baptist University and Williams College. Ron retired from the National Guard after 24 years at the rank of Staff Sergeant / E3, and had spent over 30 years as a Little Rock realtor. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eva Mae (Sanders) and Claybern Burrow, and his...
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Karen Corrine Baker

June 17, 1961 - August 9, 2013

Karen Corrine Baker, 52, of North Little Rock died August 9th, 2013. Survivors include her daughter, Sarah Jane Smith, and three sisters: Susie Lands, Glendora Shirley and Teresa Yancy who all loved her and will miss her. Private family services will be held.
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Ronald Earl Kozuszek

November 18, 1945 - July 31, 2013

Pilgrim Ronald Earl Kozuszek, age 67, of Bryant, Arkansas, passed away July 31st, 2013. He was born November 18th, 1945 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Edward and Wilma Gray Kozuszek. Ron served his country during the Vietnam War and dedicated his life to numerous organizations and clubs such as the Pontiac William Holiday School Board, Bellettes and Black Knights Drum and Bugle Corps, the...
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Bobby Glenn McFall

September 30, 1939 - July 25, 2013

Bobby G. McFall, 73, of Conway, Arkansas died Thursday, July 25th, 2013. He was born August 30th, 1939 in Lutts, Tennessee to Raymond and Hazel Henson McFall. Bobby was preceded in death by his father, Raymond McFall, and four sisters. Survivors include his sons Mike McFall and Oliver McFall both of Chicago, Illinois, and his daughter Krysten McFall of Conway. He is also survived by his...
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Robert Johnson Hoyle

September 15, 1921 - July 10, 2013

Robert Johnson Hoyle, 91, of Maumelle, went home to his heavenly garden on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Survived by his loving wife, Barbara of 52 years, he also leaves behind daughters, Audrey Hoyle and Esther (Mike) Price, Addie Hicks, and Cynthia Drazer; sons Roy, Sammy, Paul, Billy, Gerald, and Oscar Hoyle and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. For memorials or donations, please...
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Sandra Kay Noetzel Small

January 16, 1942 - July 7, 2013

Sandra Kay Noetzel Small, 71, of Vilonia passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with lung cancer on Sunday July 7, 2013 at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock, Arkansas. Born to the late Robert Noetzel and Julia Komosa Whitney on January 16, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, she was the beloved mother of Jack Small Jr. and Julie Brewer; cherished grandmother of TaLisa and Sean Sebourn (husband)...
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Jessie O. Yasevich

February 24, 1951 - July 1, 2013

Jessie O. Yasevich, 62, of Conway, Arkansas , died July 1st, 2013. She was born February 24th, 1951 in Sentinel, Oklahoma. Jessie is survived by her husband of 35 years Michael Yasevich. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
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Larry Bosley

November 13, 1955 - June 28, 2013

Larry Bosley, 57, of Macon, Arkansas died June 28, 2013. He was born November 13, 1955 to Roland and Lucille Bosley of Sparkman. Larry is survived by his wife, Lena; one daughter, two stepsons, five grandchildren, his mother, three brothers, and two sisters. A memorial service will be held Saturday, 10:00 a.m., July 13th, at Moore's Funeral Home, 1504 Loop Rd., Jacksonville, AR 72078 and (same...
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Joseph Savoy, Jr.

September 20, 1939 - June 28, 2013

Joseph Savoy, Jr., 73, of North Little Rock died on Friday, June 28, 2013. Joe was a Korean War Veteran, published author, and family man. He was most proud of his four grandchildren, Chris Thennes, Ashley Habig, Andrew & Seth Savoy. His legacy includes a great granddaughter, Isabella Thennes. Joe was an advocate of Cajun French heritage and taught Cajun French. He was co-author of ...
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Walter Ross Rogers

December 2, 1937 - June 28, 2013

Walter Ross Rogers, age 75, of Maumelle, Arkansas began his new life in heaven on Friday, June 28, 2013. He was born on December 2, 1937 to Dentious and Avis Rogers of Henderson, Texas. After his family moved to Camden, Arkansas in 1955, Walter graduated from Camden Fairview High School in 1956. Soon after, Walter married the love of his life, Janice (Jan) Grinder on November 30, 1958. Walter...
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Teresa Holbert Watson

August 6, 1957 - June 27, 2013

Teresa Holbert Watson, 55, of Pine Bluff, died June 27th, 2013 at UAMS. She was born August 6th, 1957 in Stuttgart and was preceded in death by her parents, grandmother, three brothers, one sister and a granddaughter. She is survived by her husband Johnny Watson, one son Jason (DeeAnn) Owens, one daughter April (Robert) Grinstead, two sisters Brenda Owens, Patricia Luper, two brothers Billy...
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Joanne Swann Beard

August 4, 1931 - June 25, 2013

Joanne Swann Beard, age 81, of Little Rock passed away on June 25th, 2013 at the Pleasant Valley Living Center. Mrs. Beard was born on August 4th, 1931 in Mineola, Texas, to the late Donie Humphreys and Alvin Swann. She was employed for over 20 years with the Little Rock Police Department and over a decade as a Criminal Court Clerk for the City. Mrs. Beard is survived by one son,...
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Dewayne Shinnall

September 8, 1978 - June 23, 2013

Dewayne Shinnall, 34, of Searcy went to Heaven on June 23rd, 2013. He was survived by his mother, Becky, by two brothers, John and Shane, a step-son Jacob and his girl-friend Stacey. Also, by two nieces, four nephews, four great-nieces and three great-nephews. We will all love and miss you. Memorial services will be held Saturday, 2:00 p.m., June 29th at the New Horizons International...
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Starlene Kaeppel

October 20, 1951 - June 22, 2013

Starlene "STAR' Kaeppel, 61, went to her Savior June 22nd, in Little Rock, Arkansas with her loving family at her bedside. Star was born October 26, 1951 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania to Jeannette Russell & Nellis Davis. In 1969 she married her lifetime love, Christopher "Chris" Kaeppel, at church in Mt. Airy, Maryland. She is survived by her children: Christine, Daniel, Rebecca, Andrew, seven...
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Johnnie Frets

July 20, 1929 - June 6, 2013

Johnnie "GeeGee" Frets, 83, of Conway and formerly of Biggers, AR., passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013. She was born July 20, 1929, in Corning, Arkansas, to the late Alma and Leon Williamson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lynn C. Frets. GeeGee enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles, and playing the piano, and always had a faithful canine companion at her side when at...
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James C. Swanner

January 14, 1938 - May 30, 2013

James C. Swanner, age 75, of Junction City died Thursday, May 30, 2013 at UAMS in Little Rock, AR. He was born January 14, 1938 to Charles and Mildred Swanner of Junction City. James served in the US Navy where he served as an electronic technician Third Class N, and was responsible for maintenance of the guided missile system aboard the USS Los Angeles. He graduated from Junction City...
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Susan Perkins Miller

September 18, 1925 - May 27, 2013

Susan Perkins Miller (87) of Little Rock passed away on May 27th, 2013. She was a member of Westover Hills Presbyterian Church where she actively served in many ministries most recently serving as a church Elder. She was born in Little Rock to Ray Holmes Perkins and Edmonia Lawson Perkins on September 18, 1925, attended Rightsell Elementary School, and graduated from Little Rock High School in...
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Roy Woodrow Wilson, Jr.

May 17, 1959 - May 21, 2013

Roy Woodrow "Woody" Wilson, age 54, died at his family home in Hot Springs, Arkansas, on May 21st, 2013. He is survived by his daughters, Amber Wilson, L.K. Wilson and Meredith Mattingly (Aaron); his grandchildren, Haylie Wilson, Aaliyah Hodson and Ethan Michael Mattingly. He leaves behind one brother, Darius Wilson (Joyce), and his three sisters, Diana Wilson, Sandy Maloney (Tom) and Lesa...
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Lela Berniece Magdefrau

January 13, 1932 - May 18, 2013

Lela Berniece Magdefrau of Little Rock died May 18, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband Keith Magdefrau. Lela is survived by her daughters, Nola Coleman (Jim) of Orlando, Florida, Shari Barnes (Mark) of Little Rock; son, Frank Magdefrau (Gigi) of Hernando, Mississippi; and grandsons Mike Coleman, and Harrison and Jackson Magdefrau. A private family service will be held in Mountain...
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Andrew J. Teas

May 9, 1925 - May 12, 2013

Andrew J. Teas, 88, of Little Rock died on May 12, 2013. He was born on May 9, 1925 to John F. and Mary E. Teas in Mayflower, AR. Andy worked in the aircraft manufacturing industry throughout southern California. He retired in 1987 from Lockheed Martin in northern California, after which he returned to central Arkansas. Andy belonged to Immanuel Baptist Church and was a member of the...
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Cheryl Cook Lakin

August 31, 1948 - May 7, 2013

Cheryl Cook Lakin, 64, of East End passed from this life on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013. She was born in Tyronza, AR on August 31st, 1948. She was preceded in death by her husband Mike Lakin, parents Demetris and Opal Cook, and son Tony Colvin. Cheryl is survived by her daughter Karen Hatcher(husband Lance), son Michael Colvin, brother Jerry Cook (wife Diana), sister Barbara Pitts (husband Ron...
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Wade Thomas O'Toole

September 15, 1939 - May 6, 2013

Wade O'Toole of North Little Rock died on May 6th, 2013. Survived by wife, Doris M. O'Toole, one son, two daughters, eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren of Minnesota; one step-daughter (Tenn.), one step-son (LA), and many friends. Memorial services are 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 15th in the Oak Grove Community, NLR (9703 Honeysuckle Lane).
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Tom Thomas

February 21, 1917 - April 17, 2013

Tom Thomas, of Little Rock, transitioned after a well lived life of 96 years. Tom was born on February 21st, 1917 to the late Mary and Oliver Thomas of Napoleonville, Louisiana. He transitioned this life in the early morning on April 17th, 2013 as a retired WW II veteran and an active member of the American Legions. After being a resident of Columbus, Ohio for more than 50 years he moved...
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Sandra Kay Stewart

July 23, 1957 - April 14, 2013

Sandra Kay Stewart, of Little Rock, was born July 23, 1957 and ended her journey April 14, 2013. Survivors include husband, Larry Westmoreland, her children: Mario (Tchenevia), Brigham, Victoria, and DeVonie; sisters, Barbara, Kina, and Christine; and brothers, Jeffery, and Samuel. Graveside Memorial Service will be 12 noon, Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Elmlawn Cemetery, 5810 W 12th Street,...
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Harlon Alson Smith

January 26, 1957 - April 14, 2013

Harlon Alson Smith of Hot Springs, Arkansas went to be with his Lord on Sunday, April 14th, 2013. He was born on January 26th, 1957, in Portsmouth, Virginia. He was predeceased by his father, Raymond "Bill" Smith, of Bossier City, Louisiana. Harlon is survived by his wife of 25 years, Tina Lea Smith, of Hot Springs, Arkansas; his mother, Jean Smith of Bossier City, Louisiana; his son, Ryan...
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Pauline Dortch Davis

February 14, 1927 - April 4, 2013

Nettie Pauline Steele Dortch Davis (Polly), 86, of Scott, Arkansas, passed away in Little Rock, Arkansas on April 4th, 2013. She was born to Robert L. Dortch, Sr. and Katherine Morton Dortch on February 14th, 1927 and grew up in Scott, Arkansas. While attending the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, she married Alexander Shuford Davis in 1947. Polly is survived by their two daughters...
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David Allen Webb

September 5, 1925 - April 3, 2013

David Allen Webb, age 87, of Little Rock, passed away Wednesday, April 3. He was born September 5th, 1925 in Conway, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his parents Allen and Dudley Webb and his sister, Dorothy Wheeler. David was a 1946 graduate of Hendrix College and then taught at John Brown University. He served proudly in the US Army as a medic during the Korean War and then...
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Garner Kingston Mitchell, Jr.

January 22, 1948 - April 2, 2013

Garner Kingston Mitchell Jr, age 65, of Cabot, passed away in Little Rock, Arkansas on April 2nd, 2013. He was born January 22nd, 1948 in St. Louis, Missouri and was the beloved son of Garner and Rose Mitchell. He is survived by his four sons Darin Mitchell (Anna), Garner Mitchell III (Julianty), Owen Mitchell (Amy) and Tyler Grant, and was loving Pawpaw to Isabella, Tabitha, Kingston and Isaac...
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Benjamin Franklin Mackey, Jr.

January 26, 1931 - March 23, 2013

Benjamin Franklin Mackey Jr., son of Judge Frank Mackey and Maxie Walker Mackey departed this life March 23, 2013. Born January 26, 1931, B Frank was raised in Little Rock, graduated from Little Rock High School, Northwestern University, and the University of Arkansas School Of Law. Frank was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Maxilee Williams. He is survived by his sister, Mary...
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Larry C. Adams, Sr.

March 20, 1943 - March 22, 2013

Larry C. Adams Sr., age 70 passed away March 22, 2013 at 8:30am at the John McClellan Veterans Hospital in Little Rock, AR. He was born to Howard Adams and Emma Adams-Stambaugh on March 20, 1943 in Paris, TX. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Camden, AR. Larry served in the U.S. Navy 1960-1962 and retired from the International Paper in Camden. Larry loved racing cars,...
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Glenda Cooper Pehrson

April 13, 1925 - March 20, 2013

Mrs. Glenda C. Pehrson, 87, passed away peacefully March 20 at her home after a lengthy battle with leukemia. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Dr. Nils C. Pehrson in 1979. Glenda Cooper Pehrson was born April 13, 1925 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas to Lois Marie Shelton Cooper and William Marion Cooper. She had two brothers, Billy Marion Cooper and Vernon Kelley Cooper, who...
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Patsy Evans Thurman

April 15, 1931 - March 19, 2013

On March 19th, 2013 Patsy Evans Thurman, of Little Rock, passed away peacefully in her sleep. She bravely fought the unrelenting ravages of Parkinson's disease. She was born at Pine Bluff in 1931 to Walter Raleigh and Mattie T. Evans. She enjoyed 82 trips around the sun. Patsy loved her work. She was with the Arkansas Symphony from 1978 to 1985. She became personal friends with several well...
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Jonathan Lee Surrette

March 2, 1991 - March 10, 2013

Jonathan Lee Surrette passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2013. He was born on March 2, 1991, to Robin Raglin Surrette and Michael Lee Surrette, in Memphis, Tennessee. In addition to his parents, he is survived by the following family: brothers Michael, William, and Stephen; infant son Sunny; grandparents Gloria Surrette, Ralph Simmons and Jeri Raglin. Jonathan is also survived by his aunts and...
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Mauleene Presley Broadwater

February 15, 1933 - March 4, 2013

Mauleene Presley Broadwater, devoted wife, loving mother and generous friend, died March 4th from complications of ovarian cancer at her home in Little Rock. She had recently turned 80. Born in Vaughan, Miss., on Feb 15, 1933 and raised in rural Mississippi, Mauleene epitomized the term "Southern belle": She was beautiful, gracious, elegant and unabashedly charming. Her signature Southern...
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Larry Lee Henthorn

December 6, 1944 - February 26, 2013

Larry Lee Henthorn, age 68, of Little Rock passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. He was born in Louisiana, Missouri in 1944 and raised in Illinois by his parents, Howard (Nip) and Ruth Henthorn. Larry started his radio career before graduating from Pittsfield High. He worked at several stations in Illinois and Indiana then came to Little Rock to work for KEZQ in 1978. In 1993, Larry left...
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Edward Dean Racer

June 26, 1937 - February 24, 2013

Edward Racer, age 75 of Alexander, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, Feb 24, 2013. Memorial Services will be held at First Pentecostal Church, 1401 Calvary Road, North Little Rock, Ark., Friday, 11:00 a.m., March 1st. He is survived by his wife Delores, and is the son of Edgar & Wilma Racer, of Mansfield, Ohio. The family would like to thank Arkansas Hospice and the Little Rock VA Hospital for the...
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Sharon Alane Brackman

March 15, 1974 - February 21, 2013

Sharon Alane "Laney" Brackman, 38, of Little Rock died on February 21, 2013, after a long, fiercely fought battle with melanoma. Laney was born on March 15, 1974, in Shreveport, La. She was the Director of Tobacco Projects at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas and the University of South Carolina Arnold School Of Public Health...
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Jerry Neil Wallis

September 17, 1956 - February 13, 2013

Jerry Neil Wallis, 56, of Jacksonville went to be with Jesus Feb. 13, 2013. He was born Sept. 17, 1956 in Newport Ar. to Jerry L. Wallis and Mary Sutterfield. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sondra Wallis. Jerry was a truck driver and traveled the country, then worked for the city of Jacksonville until he became disabled. Survivors include his mother and father, Sister Karen...
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James Emanuel Speakar

February 8, 1942 - February 13, 2013

James Emanuel Speakar, 71, of Hot Springs passed away Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 to be with his heavenly Father. He was born February 8th, 1942 in Mason City, Iowa to the late Emanuel and Alice Speakar. James was retired from the Liberty School District in Liberty, Missouri. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Ann Speakar, son, Terry Speakar of Hot Springs, and two brothers, Billy...
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George Randel Toler

December 28, 1953 - January 22, 2013

George Randel Toler, age 59, of Little Rock passed away at the VA Hospice care facility in Little Rock on Tuesday, January 22. He was born on December 28, 1953 in Sapporo, Japan to Aubrey Terry Toler and Imogene Kinder Toler; his father, Aubrey Terry Toler, preceded him in death. George is survived by his mother, Imogene Toler of Franklin, Kentucky, his daughter Monica White of Batesville,...
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Margaret J. Kline

December 28, 1949 - January 20, 2013

Margaret J. "Markie" Kline, 63, of Roland, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at her home. She is receded in death by her parents, Robert and Loretta Stokes Habelitz. Markie is survived by her Husband, Gary Kline, her brother Michael Habelitz, her Step-Son Michael Kline (Sherry), best friend Carol Clark, Sisters-in-law, Sharon Arney and Audra Current, two Granddaughters, Rachel...
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Charles A. Schlesier

November 16, 1932 - January 15, 2013

Charles A. Schlesier, age 80 of Little Rock passed away Tuesday, January 15th, 2013. He worked previously for Pulaski County Road and Bridge. He was self-employed and retired after many years from his business where he was a carpet installer and repairman. He was known to many as "The Carpet Man". He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Schlesier, daughters, Cathy Schlesier of Conway, and...
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George Denton Bailey

July 27, 1920 - January 14, 2013

George Denton Bailey, of Little Rock, beloved by many, died Monday, January 14th, 2013 at age 92. He was born in New Bethel Community, Columbia County, AR, to Napoleon B. and Bobby Grimmett Bailey on July 27, 1920. He graduated from McNeil High School in 1939 and attended Chillicothe Business College, Chillicothe, MO. He joined the US Navy where he served for three years on the USS Core. ...
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Joseph Brunner Neel

June 6, 1953 - January 12, 2013

Joseph Brunner Neel, age 59, of Little Rock and Breckenridge, Colorado lost his courageous battle with cancer on January 12th, 2013. He is survived by his son Joseph Patrick Neel, two daughters Emily Neel Taylor and Rosemary Ahern Neel; their mother Kathleen Neel and brothers Robert "Tony" Neel of Little Rock and Dr. Michael D. Neel of Memphis, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents...
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Thomas J. Daniel

November 23, 1955 - January 8, 2013

Thomas J. "T.J." Daniel, 57, of Conway died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. He was born Nov. 23, 1955 in Sikeston, MO. He was preceded in death by his mother, Hilda W. Daniel, and sister Gayle Whittington. T.J. is survived by his father Perry T. Daniel of Conway; 4 daughters: Kristina (Will) Fason of Conway, Barbara (Michael) Gibby of Vilonia, Patsy (Dave Jr.) Dickens of Vilonia, and Hilda (Steven)...
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Robert Shaw

April 16, 1957 - January 5, 2013

Robert Shaw, 55, of Little Rock passed away January 5th, 2013. He was born April 16, 1957 in Frankfurt, Germany to the late Ralph Haymond and Arnetta Louise Bise Shaw. Robert was a licensed Master Plumber and is survived by his wife, Sherry Shaw, his brother Lee Dupree, and many special friends who will cherish his memory.
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Charles Kenneth Rose

January 17, 1934 - December 29, 2012

Charles Kenneth Rose, age 78, of Paragould passed away with his family by his side on Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock. He was a Navy Veteran and a retired officer from the U.S. Coast Guard. He was the beloved husband of Elaine Rose for 51 years. He was a wonderful and much-loved dad for: Phil Rose (Leanna) of Woodinville, WA; Alison Rose Stankiewicz (Brian)...
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Michael Lee Lakin

November 25, 1954 - December 29, 2012

Michael (Mike) Lee Lakin, 58, of East End, Ar. left us to be with Jesus Christ on Saturday, December 29, 2012. He was born November 25, 1954, in North Little Rock, Ark. Mike was a member of Lifeline Baptist Church. In addition to his family and friends, he loved his work as a manufactured home salesman and Razorback sports. No matter if it was playing a board game, on the court, field, or on the...
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Stephen Douglas Fornal

November 8, 1957 - December 17, 2012

Mr. Stephen Douglas Fornal, 55, of Hope, Arkansas passed away Monday, December 17, 2012 at Sparks Hospital in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Mr. Fornal was born on November 8, 1957 in Takoma Park, Maryland to Joseph V. Fornal and Myrtle Cordwell Fornal. He was an Auto Mechanic and a Seventh Day Adventist. He is preceded in death by his father. Survivors include his mother, Myrtle Fornal Patterson...
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Leo Andrew Keller

August 11, 1933 - December 11, 2012

Leo Andrew Keller, 79, passed away December 11th, 2012 in Little Rock, AR. He was born August 11, 1933 to Leo John Keller and Catherine Elizabeth Keller née Hayes in Camden, NJ. He is preceded in death by his parents and one son, Kevin Andrew Keller of Atlantic Beach, FL. Mr. Keller is survived by his devoted wife of 25 years, Carolyn Kay Keller; two brothers, Richard Keller of San...
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Vadena Hinton Lunsford

December 25, 1954 - December 6, 2012

Vadena Lunsford, age 57, of Little Rock, Ar, passed away, Thursday, December 6, 2012. She was born December 25, 1954 in Denton, Texas, to Henry Worth Hinton and Mary Helen Hinton Carroll. She was a longtime member of Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church. She was an employee for 39 years with AT&T, where she was a forecast manager. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one sister,...
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Lynette V. Smith

August 9, 1965 - November 29, 2012

Lynette V. "Lyn" Smith, of Greenland, passed away on November 29, 2012 at UAMS in Little Rock. She was born August 9th, 1965 in Bellevue, Washington. Lyn was a loving wife and mother and dear friend to many. She was a student at NWACC pursuing a criminology degree and was a co-owner of "A Touch Above Landscape and Lawn Service". She is survived by her husband LeRoy and sons Roger of...
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Maxine Bulski Hamilton

June 21, 1923 - November 24, 2012

Maxine June Bulski Hamilton, known to all as Mackie, was born on June 21, 1923, in San Francisco, California. She died at her home in Little Rock, Arkansas, on November 24, 2012. She was predeceased by her husband, W. P. (Dubb) Hamilton, Jr., who died in 2000. She is survived by her two daughters, Susan Hamilton Johnson and her husband, E. R. Johnson of Mountain Home, Arkansas, and Catherine...
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Stephen Loren Dobbins

August 30, 1960 - November 20, 2012

Stephen Loren Dobbins, 52, of Little Rock died Tuesday. He was born in Arkadelphia (1960) and is survived by his father Graham B. Dobbins, Sr., mother Carolyn Ridley Ross, step-father Owen Ross, two brothers, Graham B. Dobbins Jr. and Richard Ridley Dobbins, sister Ann Mortenson, and many loving family members and friends. Services will be held in Anson, Texas at a later date.
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George Larry Avant

December 22, 1950 - November 8, 2012

George Larry "Moon" Avant , A native and resident of Hampton, Arkansas, passed away on November 8, 2012 at the age of 61. George travelled all over the country with his family as a radio broadcaster for thirty years. He served in gospel ministry the majority of that time, including many years in an original comedy duo known as "The Light Brothers". He was also a writer, humorist, painter...
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Helen Louise Neyland Holloway

June 28, 1919 - November 6, 2012

Helen Louise Neyland Holloway, 93, of Little Rock answered Jesus' call to be with Him eternally on November 6, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents Noah and Iona Neyland and is the last of 10 siblings: Ruth Neyland Wright, Israel Neyland, Noah Neyland Jr, Ioda Neyland Braggs, Sam Neyland, Annie Neyland Baugh, Isiah Neyland, Estella Neyland Banks, and Louise's twin - Edna Lucille Neyland...
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Billy Wayne Cotton

March 9, 1947 - November 2, 2012

Billy Wayne Cotton, 65 of Little Rock, formerly of Helena and Alix, died November 2, 2012. Survivors include his significant other Margerit Fleischmann, four children: Douglas, James, Crystal and Carl; two brothers, Doyle and Kenneth and five sisters: Ailene, Jimmie Neal, Sue and Sandra. Memorial services will be at a later date.
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Wanda Shepherd Cochran

March 11, 1928 - November 2, 2012

Wanda Shepherd Cochran, 84 of Little Rock was born March 11, 1928 and died November 2nd at UAMS. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hazel Cross Shepherd and Laban B. Shepherd, and her husband Hal L. Cochran. Wanda was an honors graduate of North Little Rock High School and UALR, where she completed a Masters degree in Social Work. She was active in community organizations and a...
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Cindy Kay Voiles Guenther

December 8, 1968 - October 31, 2012

Cindy Kay Voiles Guenther, 43, of Des Arc died Wednesday, October 31, 2012 after battling a severe illness of 17 long years. Cindy was such a strong and inspirational person. Although her body had endured so much, she had a deep love for her friends and family. She was born December 8, 1968 in Ada, Oklahoma to Linville and Linda Kay Voiles of Des Arc and she graduated from Des Arc High School...
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Ronnie Charles Threlkeld

March 4, 1944 - October 29, 2012

Ronnie ("Cowboy") Charles Threlkeld, 68, of Alexander passed away Monday, October 29, 2012. He was a beloved husband, father, brother, grandpa and friend. He was a hard worker who loved doing things with his hands. He would tell you he was a "Jack of all trades and a master of none", but there was nothing he could not do. Ronnie loved to go camping and spend time with family and friends, very...
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Larry Gordon Lacy

December 28, 1941 - October 26, 2012

Larry Gordon Lacy, 70, of Shirley, Arkansas died Friday, October 26th, 2012. He was born December 28, 1941 in Freeman, Missouri to the late William I. and Oma Irene Rinker Lacy. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Eugene and son, Larry. Larry retired from the Air Force after twenty plus years of service and also worked for Stone County Iron Works as a Blacksmith. Survivors...
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Marjean Meeks Goss

January 12, 1948 - October 23, 2012

Marjean Meeks Goss, 64, of North Little Rock died Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012. She is survived by two daughters, Lynn McClary (husband Shane) and Laurie Harrow; by three granddaughters, and her sister: Judy Hanks. Her daughter Lisa Harrow preceded her in death.
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Brenda Ann Frazier

August 3, 1944 - October 21, 2012

Brenda Ann Frazier (mawmaw), 68, of North Little Rock, Ar. went to be with her Heavenly Father on October 21, 2012 after her battle with cancer. She was born on August 3, 1944, the daughter of the late Adam and Elise Crain; she is also preceded in death by a grandson Blake Aaron Frazier. She is survived by her children Ronald William Frazier Jr. and Tara Ann Frazier and their father Ronald...
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Helen Bleibler Hetherington

July 3, 1918 - October 17, 2012

Helen Bleibler Hetherington, age 94, died peacefully on October 17, 2012 in Little Rock, AR. She was born July 3, 1918 in Dallas TX, where she lived until 1998 when she moved to Little Rock. She was a graduate of Hockaday Junior College, Dallas TX and Barnard College, New York, NY. For 30 years, she taught science at The Hockaday School. She was a devoted student of art and nature. She was...
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Thomas Shannon Burns

September 9, 1943 - October 3, 2012

Thomas Shannon Burns, age 69, of Little Rock died Wednesday, October 3, 2012. Shannon attended the University of Georgia and Ohio State University where he earned his doctorate in English Literature. After teaching at the university level for many years, Shannon retired from the State of Arkansas Department of Human Services after a lengthy career. Shannon is survived by his wife Sandra...
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Jessie Fay Cole Castro

December 19, 1927 - September 28, 2012

Jessie Fay Cole Castro, 84 of Maumelle went to heaven Friday, September 28, 2012 at Hospice Home Care. She founded the Helping Hands group of Cabot and the Lampliters support group of Grants Pass, Oregon. A member of Trinity Assembly of God, she was always active in ministering to others. She was a loving wife, mother, sister and aunt. She leaves to cherish her memory husband of 13 years,...
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Mack A. Neff

January 23, 1937 - September 12, 2012

Mack A. Neff, age 75 of North Little Rock, who was born January 23rd, 1937 in Breman, Indiana, went to be with the Lord on September 12th, 2012 while loved ones surrounded him after a long fight with Leukemia. Mack was a systems design specialist who designed cleaning systems for poultry plants and the food industry. He also worked many years for Thomas Pump and Machine before retiring. ...
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Earnestine Raynor

May 5, 1943 - September 11, 2012

Earnestine Raynor, 69, of Little Rock died this past Tuesday. Survivors are her husband Henry L. Raynor, her son Willie Roy of Los Angeles, CA., her niece Lisa Baker Bryant of Little Rock, and a host of other relatives and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
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James Edward Wyckoff, Jr.

October 12, 1952 - September 6, 2012

After a lengthy and hard fought battle with Cancer, God called home an Angel today, James, (Jimbo) Edward Wyckoff, Jr., my best friend and loving husband, age 59 of Mayflower, AR went to join his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ September 6thth, 2012. Born October 12th1952, Jimbo spent most of his young adult life with his grandparents Arthur and Sue Nichelson, who preceded him in death. He was...
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Darel Wade McCauley

October 22, 1955 - September 6, 2012

Darel Wade McCauley, 56, passed away on September 6th, 2012 at the VA Hospital in Little Rock, AR. He was born October 22, 1955 in Prineville, Oregon to Doyle W. McCauley and Alice L. Hines. He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Preston McCauley. He is survived by his long time partner of 12 years, Darla Balandran of North Little Rock, AR., Son Dion Wesley McCauley of...
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Helen Anita Hawkins

October 22, 1927 - September 5, 2012

Helen Anita Hawkins, age 84, of Little Rock died Wednesday, September 5th, 2012. She was born October 22nd, 1927 in Little Rock to the late Alvin Leroy Nail and Hazel Mae Finch Kulikoff. Helen is survived by two sons, Stephen Randall Hawkins and Michael Gregg Hawkins. Services will be at a later date.
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Linda Lou Easterly

March 17, 1953 - September 5, 2012

Linda Lou Easterly, age 59, of Little Rock fell asleep with the Angels one last time on Wednesday, September 5th, 2012. Linda was a loving mother, grandmother and wife. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Lou Jones and William E. Nolan, and her brother Ricky Nolan. Linda loved waterskiing and anything to do with the lake. She recently began making some fantastic jewelry, some of...
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Randy Aaron Still

January 3, 1954 - August 25, 2012

Randy Aaron Still, age 58, of Searcy, Arkansas died Saturday August 25, 2012 at the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. Arkansas. Randy was born in Unionville, Missouri on January 3rd, 1954 to James Aaron and Wanda Lee McEntire Still. He was a graduate of Yellville-Summit High School in 1971. Randy joined the Air Force right out of High School where he served his country for 10 years and...
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Don Gray Thurman

October 28, 1928 - August 25, 2012

Don Gray Thurman, age 83 of Little Rock passed away peacefully in his sleep August 25th, 2012. He was born October 28th, 1928 in Rison Arkansas. He is preceded in death by his mother, Mildred Attwood, his father, Leali Attwood, and by Leroy Thurman. He was known as Don Attwood until he was 18 years old. Don graduated from Rison High School in 1946 and served in the Air Force, stationed in...
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Mark Ellis Davis

September 16, 1957 - August 25, 2012

Mark Ellis Davis, 54, of Little Rock passed away with his family at his bedside on August 25th, 2012 after his short battle with cancer. Mark was born in Beaumont, Texas on September 16th, 1957. He was a dedicated, loving husband, father, and grandfather. Mark was the owner of Arkansas Barn Sales for 30 years and loved spending time on his Harley Davidson with his loving wife. He also enjoyed...
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Diane Ralls Fallis

November 6, 1947 - August 23, 2012

Diane Ralls Fallis, age 64, went peacefully to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ after a courageous battle with cancer on August 23rd, 2012. She was born November 6, 1947 to the late William Edward and Mildred Louise Ralls. Diane is survived by her daughter, Shane Leigh Carico and her husband Christopher Scott Carico, her treasured grandchildren, Abbie Leigh and Christopher Scott...
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Douglas Clifton Cearley

March 27, 1957 - August 23, 2012

Douglas Clifton Cearley, 55, of Little Rock passed away peacefully at 10:55, August 23rd, at St. Vincent Infirmary Hospice Unit. He was born March 27, 1957 in Knoxville, TN to Arthur Clifton Cearley and Marion Carter Cearley. He was a loving brother, uncle, and friend. He attended The Church of Rock Creek. Preceded in death by his father, he is survived by his mother, three sisters,...
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George Lee Copley

February 1, 1925 - August 22, 2012

George Lee Copley, 87, of Sherwood passed away August 22nd, 2012. Mr. Copley was a World War II Marine Corp veteran. He was a man devoted to god and a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. George is survived by his wife Aileen Copley, son Dan Copley, daughter Diane Copley, daughter-in-law Teresa Copley, grandsons, Danny Copley, Terry Copley, Tommy Copley and Michael...
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Juanita Veatch Warden

June 24, 1917 - August 20, 2012

Juanita Veatch Warden, age 95 died in Little Rock, Arkansas, on August 20, 2012, after a brief illness. Mrs. Warden was born in Carmi, Illinois, on June 24, 1917, daughter of Irene and Walter Veatch. On December 15, 1940, she married Walter (Walt) Warden, who survives her and with whom she lived in love and happiness for over 71 years. The couple began their married life in New Harmony,...
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David Glen Smith

July 31, 1943 - August 3, 2012

David Glen Smith, age 69, of Springfield, Mo died Friday August 3rd, 2012. He was born July 31st, 1943. David is survived by his daughter, Stacey Curzon of Little Rock, his son Brian Smith of Greenville, SC and his son Eric Smith of Naperville, Ill. He had three grandsons, and four granddaughters and Long-time companion, Mary Haddix and her two granddaughters. David was a man with many talents...
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Virginia Belle Moffatt

February 1, 1935 - August 3, 2012

Virginia Belle Moffatt, 77, of North Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on Friday, August 3, 2012. She was born February 1, 1935 in Waynesboro, Tennessee, the daughter of the late David Neil Lee and Annabelle (Burks) Lee. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edward David Moffatt, daughter, Jaqueline Kae Klino, and son, Mark Douglas Ray. Virginia was a phenomenal woman and survivor....
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