Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral Home and Memorial Park

At Griffin Leggett Funeral Homes & Memorial Parks, our story spans more than a century. It is a proud tradition, an honorable heritage and a history that we share with the communities we serve. Our experience guides our care, and our history reminds us that we are first and foremost a family serving families — we are people to depend on. In fact, Griffin Leggett Funeral Homes were named ‘Best of the Best’ funeral homes in 1998 by readers of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.

Community Involvement
At Griffin Leggett, we take pride in being part of the communities we serve. In addition to providing professional and caring funeral service to Arkansas families, we are proud to offer the use of our facilities to local organizations for meetings or get-togethers. We also provide grief seminars and support groups, memorial services, hospice programs and a Memorial Tree program to remember loved ones during the holidays.

Our Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Location
Healey & Roth Funeral Home was founded in 1905. In 1974, it merged with Griffin Leggett Funeral Home, which was established in 1936. The strong traditions of Griffin Leggett and those of Healey & Roth combined to create an establishment capable of providing unparalleled professional and personal service to Little Rock families. At Griffin Leggett, we believe that every life is unique, and every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. Griffin Leggett also offers The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility.

Our Obituaries

Clarence Hunter

November 18, 1949 - April 17, 2014

Clarence Hunter was born on November 18, 1949 and passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014 . Obituary information to follow
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Helen Janice Harbison

May 24, 1922 - April 10, 2014

Helen J Harbison 91, of Little Rock went home to be with the Lord on April 10, 2014. She was born on May 24, 1922 to William and Cora Purcell in Equality, IL. "Mema", as she was known to her family, went back to school at the age of 40 where she received her bachelors degree in Elementary Education from UALR. After teaching kindergarten at Franklin Elementary School for 14 years, she retired in...
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Dana Jo Smith

June 25, 1953 - April 7, 2014

"Dana Jo Smith, age 60, of Cabot was called home by our Lord and Savior, Monday, April 7, 2014. She was born June 25, 1953 in Little Rock to John Daniel and JoAnn Holman. Dana was very devoted to her family and to her faith. She attended Lonoke Baptist Church and was employed with the Lonoke County Sheriff's Department. Dana devoted her life to her husband, children, grandchildren and that...
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Leon Redd

August 8, 1948 - April 4, 2014

Oliver Leon Redd, 65 of Jacksonville Arkansas passed away April 4, 2014 at his residence. He was born August 8, 1948 in Newport, Arkansas. He is survived by his loving wife, Pamela Redd, of 48 years. He was also survived by his daughter Suzanne Jeffries of North Little Rock, Arkansas and son Bryan Redd of Sherwood. Also survived by his brother, Johnny Redd of Bryant, Arkansas and two sisters,...
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Gary Allen Smith

October 20, 1946 - April 4, 2014

Gary Allen Smith, age 67, of Jacksonville, AR, passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014 at Little Rock, Arkansas. Gary was born on October 20, 1946 in Hot Springs, Arkansas to parents, Grace Evelyn and James Smith, Jr. He was preceded in death by his parents, twin brother, Jerry Smith and sons Billy Anderson and Jason Smith. Gary married Linda Pope in North Little Rock on September 29,...
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Gary William Gould

August 24, 1946 - March 31, 2014

Gary William Gould, 67, of Edgemont, Arkansas left this life on March 31, 2014. Gary is preceded in death by his son, Brian Gould and mother Dorothy Gould. He is survived by his loving wife Judy Gould of 48 years and daughter Tracey Spencer (Douglas) of Herndon, VA, brother David Gould of Naples, Florida, sister Janet Vercellino (Pete) of Decatur, Illinois. Four grandchildren, Hunter Gould of...
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Marc Jess Henley

March 8, 1960 - March 27, 2014

Marc Jess Henley age 54 died Thursday, March 27, in Conway, Arkansas. He was the son of George F and Trudy Wackerly Henley. He is preceded in death by his father and is survived by his mother and three brothers; Michael (Carol Ann), Rickey and Eddie (Dianne) as well as his two sons; Lucus of Little Rock and Matthew (Diana) of Enterprise, Alabama, also two granddaughters Noa and Avery. Marc was a...
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Jimmy Don Johnson

October 3, 1940 - March 26, 2014

Jimmy Don Johnson of Sherwood was born October 3, 1940 in Cave City, Arkansas to Fred Johnson and Lucille Watkins Johnson. He passed away on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 in Sherwood, Arkansas and is survived by his Children, Debbie Snyder Kowalsky of Sherwood, Lee Ann Smith of Cabot and Lisa Thompson of Phoenix, Arizona. Other survivors include his sister Barbara Myers of Tennessee as well as...
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Thomas Organ

January 20, 1937 - March 22, 2014

Thomas Patrick Organ was born January 20, 1937 in Montague, Massachusetts to John Leo Organ and Mary Margaret Callaghan Organ. Tom went in peace with the Lord on March 22, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Mary Calucci and Julia Welenc and one brother, Jim Organ. He is survived by his sister Elizabeth Sullivan. His four children were his heroes and he leaves them to...
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Mary Louise Dillon

December 28, 1930 - March 22, 2014

Mary Louise Dillon 83 of North Little Rock Arkansas went to be with the Lord on March 22, 2014 She is survived by her sisters Ruth (Jim) Davis and Helen (Paul) Walker also four children Charlotte Dillon David (Sue) Dillon, Carolyn Dover and Paul (Shelley) Dillon and five grandchildren. She actively participated in Catholic Daughters of America, serving as Court and State Regent for many years....
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Johnie Lawrence

September 9, 1933 - March 19, 2014

Mr. Johnie Lawrence Jr., 80, of Jacksonville, AR, went home to be with his Lord on March 19, 2014, at his home surrounded be his wife, family and friends in Jacksonville, AR. Johnie was born September 09, 1933. He was preceded in death by his parents Johnie and Clara Lawrence, sisters Ruth Ann Green, Lillie Mae Brown and Marcie Jean Session. Johnie is survived by his loving wife of 59 years...
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Kenneth Leger

January 5, 1937 - March 19, 2014

Kenneth G. Leger of Sherwood passed away March 19, 2014. Born on January 5, 1937 to Edwin F. and Laurette Dumont Leger. He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers Robert, Edwin and Edward Leger. Kenneth is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Betty Jo, daughters Lynda Jo Palmer (J. W.) of Cabot, Brenda Leger of NLR and grandchildren Julie Davidson, Kevin Staples, Mark Staples,...
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Opal Mae (Casey) Sullivant

May 17, 1922 - March 17, 2014

Opal Mae (Casey) Sullivant of North Little Rock (formerly of Pine Bluff, AR) was born May 17, 1922 at Dexter, AR to the late Joe E. Casey and Lucy Ann (King) Casey and died March 17, 2014. She was of Baptist faith and a member of Victory Baptist Church, Sherwood, AR. She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Sullivant, step-son Tommy Sullivant, brothers J.W. Casey, Joe Casey, Royce Casey and...
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Bobbie Nichoalds

February 9, 1943 - March 13, 2014

Bobbie Lynn Nichoalds, 71, of Lonoke, Arkansas was born February 9th, 1943 in Nashville, Arkansas to the late Woodrow and Beatrice McLarty and passed away in North Little Rock on Thursday, March 13th, 2014. She is survived by her husband and soul mate David Nichoalds whom she married on August 31, 1990, as well as her children Jessica Eoff of Porter, Texas and Natalie Dickens of Texarkana,...
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Ivan Dollar

March 13, 2014

Ivan F. Dollar, 71, of Scott, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014 surrounded by his wife and kids. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ivan T. & Helen Dollar; two brothers, Cleon F. Dollar and Jean E. Dollar; a sister, Colleen Dollar. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Helen Dollar; daughters, Denise Mooney (Terry) of Beebe, Anita Dollar of Scott; son, Rev. Fredrick Dollar (Jenny) of...
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Lila Lea Rodman

July 12, 1925 - March 12, 2014

Lila Lea Rodman, age 88, of Lonoke passed away on March 12, 2014. Lila was born in Willow Lake, South Dakota to parents Samuel A. and Mae M. Thorne. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 62 years, Hoyt Rodman. She is survived by her daughter, Christy Lea Boles and her husband Dick Boles of Little Rock and her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Joe and Margaret Rodman of...
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Wallace D Williford

June 28, 1928 - March 8, 2014

W. D. "Happy" Williford passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Wisteria Gardens in Pooler, GA. He was born June 28, 1918 in Jacksonville, AR and lived most of his life in North Little Rock, AR before moving to Savannah, GA seven years ago. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Sarah Marie Dawson Williford; his parents, Ernest Williford and Eric Williford...
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Pattie Chism

February 28, 2014

Pattie Sue Chism, 78, passed away February 28, 2014. She was born in Rison, AR on June 14, 1935 to Nickey and Bessie (Dodd) James. She was a retired beautician from J.C.Penneys. She is preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Virginia James and Sandra Nolan, brother, Albert James, daughter, Lea Ann Thrower and granddaughter, Angela Gail Thrower. She is survived by two sisters, Wanda Leopard...
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Effie L Hanks

March 29, 1912 - February 27, 2014

Effie Lillian Williamson Hanks, 101, of Sherwood went home to be with her Lord on February 27, 2014. She was born March 29, 1912 in Cato to William Edwin and Candy Cole Williamson. She was married to Roby Hanks in 1927. They were married for 63 years until her husband's death at age 80 in 1990. They had eight children and the eight survive her: Edna Durham of Waco, Tx; Billie Ryle of Kansas...
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Jean Rankin

January 27, 1927 - February 19, 2014

Jean Rankin age 87of North Little Rock, Arkansas, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, February 19. She will be remembered for her friendly smile and kind ways. She deeply loved her family and was dedicated to her church. Jean was a faithful member of Park Place Baptist Church where she served as church secretary for over 30 years. She was preceded in death by her husband LeRoy Rankin of...
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Jessica Hinson-Myers

August 14, 1985 - February 15, 2014

Jessica Hinson-Myers, 28, of Cabot went to be with her mom on Sat, Feb. 15, 2014. She was born Aug.14, 1985 in TN. She was the daughter of Greg Hinson of TN, and late Diane Hinson of N.L.R. Survived by husband Tony Myers of Cabot, son Kaleb (father Alan Winchester) of Cabot, brother Cody Hinson of FL. and many more family and friends. Services are Tues. Feb.18 at Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills, 7724...
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Deborah Ann Maher

October 28, 1950 - February 12, 2014

Deborah Ann Maher, 63, of Sherwood, peacefully passed into the next life while being embraced by her loving family on February 12th. She is survived by her husband, David, of 32 years; her children, Jennifer, and Jeffrey; her mother, Rueline of Little Rock; and her brother, Kevin. She will be remembered for her ever-loving heart, persevering strength, her compassion and friendliness to all....
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George Cook

December 27, 1920 - February 11, 2014

George Edwin Cook born December 27, 1920, passed away on February 11, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Rena; daughter, Margaret (Joe); son Edwin (Jane) and his sister, Shirley Jenson and 3 grandchildren: Katie, John and Paul. Mr. Cook was a member of the Methodist Church all of his life and sang in the choir. He served as an Army T/4 Sgt. during World War II and later worked as a cook for the...
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Leslie D Roe

September 27, 1938 - February 11, 2014

Leslie D Roe, 75, of North Little Rock, AR passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on February 11, 2014. He was born September 27, 1938 in Stuttgart, AR on the Brown farm to the late Elzy Roe, wife Beulah and the late Emma O. Longmuir, husband John. He was also preceded in death by his sister Maxine Hall. He was survived by his loving wife of 30 years Mary Kay Roe, son Clint Roe of West...
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Lera Ruth Merritt

November 1, 1927 - February 11, 2014

Lera Ruble Merritt, age 86, of North Little Rock, AR joined a host of her family and friends in Heaven on February 10, 2014. She is predeceased by her parents, John B. and Gertie Ruble, her Husband, E.T. Merritt and son-in-law, Michael T. Sherwood. Born November 1, 1927, Lera graduated from Wheatley High School in 1945. She moved to Little Rock where she attended Draughn Business School. She...
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Rhode Blanchard Causey, Jr.

January 5, 1942 - February 10, 2014

Rhode Blanchard Causey, Jr., age 72, of Maumelle passed away on February 10, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was born on January 5, 1942 in Little Rock and lived his entire life in the area. Blanchard was preceded in death by his parents Rhode Causey, Sr. and Daisy Reed Causey. He is survived by the love of his life for 54 years, wife Lynn Causey; daughter Daria Aldridge (Art) of Maumelle;...
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Basil E. Hendrixson

December 27, 1931 - February 7, 2014

Basil E. Hendrixson, MD, 82, of Maumelle passed away Friday, February 7, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 27, 1931, in Judsonia, Arkansas. Dr. Hendrixson is survived by his wife, Doris; daughter, Deborah Germany; grandson, Colin Germany; and niece, Joy Spearman. A private graveside service will be held Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 10 a.m., at Griffin Leggett Rest...
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Claudette Gilchrist

November 22, 1976 - February 1, 2014

Claudette Gilchrist, 37, of Vilonia, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday February, 1, 2014. She was born November 22, 1976 in Jacksonville, Arkansas. She is survived by her loving husband David Jr. and children, two sons David III, and Chance; two daughters, Hope and Faith and brother, James David Allwhite (Shana), sister, Ann Martin (Chris). Also survived by her grandmother...
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Sue Harris Weddle

October 23, 1931 - February 1, 2014

Sue Harris Weddle, 82, of Little Rock died Saturday, February 1, 2014. She was born in Forrest City to J.E. and Marie Harris. She was a member of Winfield United Methodist Church and retired from the Bess Chisum Stephens YWCA. She attended Little Rock Junior College and graduated from Arkansas State Teachers College (now UCA) where she met her future husband Bob Weddle. They were married for...
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Shelly Miller

January 30, 2014

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Mary E. Stelzl

January 29, 2014

Stelzl, Mary Elizabeth, age 89 of Maumelle AR, died Wednesday January 29, 2014. She is survived by son Rev. Jim Stelzl and wife Maudie, Daughter-in-law Pamela Stelzl, 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents Zebulin and Margaret Raulerson, her sister, Louise McCauley, her brother, Thomas Raulerson, and her husband Fredrick...
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Carl Marcelle Conners, I

November 29, 1948 - January 27, 2014

Carl Marcelle Conners I, 65, of Hot Springs Arkansas, completed his journey on this Earth January 27th 2014 surrounded by his family. He was born in Quincy IL on November 29th 1948 to Arthur and Laura (Applegate) Conners. He and Candace Coleman were married on March 18th 1967. They were blessed with 3 children, Laura Anne, Brooke Michelle, and Carl Marcelle II. He was preceded in death by his...
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Betty Jo Evans Ketzscher

August 3, 1928 - January 26, 2014

BETTY JO EVANS KETZSCHER passed away peacefully at Hospice Home Care on January 26, 2014, at the age of 85. Betty was predeceased by her husband, C. Byron Ketzscher, her beloved mother and father, Bess Copeland Evans and R.H."Bob" Evans, and brother, Donald Evans. She is survived by her sister, Bobbie Maloney of Harrisburg, Pa., daughter, Shannon (Lonnie) James of Charleston, S.C. and her son...
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Sherryl Ann Harvey

December 2, 1957 - January 26, 2014

On January 26th, 2014, Sherryl Ann Harvey passed away quietly and quickly at the Baptist Medical Center North in North Little Rock, AR. She suffered with complications related to diabetes for several years. She is the daughter of Charles E. Harvey and Jo Lanell (Rogers) Harvey. She was born on December 2, 1957 in Benton, AR. She loved her family and friends and enjoyed all her cousins,...
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Sarrah J Martin

March 25, 1949 - January 21, 2014

Sarrah J. "Bobo" Martin 64 of Jacksonville, AR. Past away on January 21, 2014 at home surrounded by her family. Survived by her daughter, Debbie Light and her fiance James Winters, her two grandsons Austin "Hunter" Whitt and Garrett Thomas Whitt and great granddaughter Faith Elizabeth Kennedy. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, and sister-law Susan Bobo and best friend Mike Martin....
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Maureen L Delgado

June 21, 1960 - January 12, 2014

Maureen "Reenie" Delgado age 53. went to see our Lord and Savior on January 12, 2014. She lived her live with enthusiasm and determination. She is preceded in death by her mother, Marjorie Favre and stepfather Paul Favre. She leaves behind three children Jody (Shannon) Lewis, from Alexander, AR; Brandi (Kenny) Smith from West Plains, MO; and, Zachary (Savanna) Styers of No Little Rock. She also...
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Viola Mae Martin

May 1, 1936 - January 11, 2014

Viola Mae Martin 77 of Mabelvale, AR passed away Saturday January 11, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Little Rock, AR to the late Arthur and Lillie Mae Criswell. She is survived by by her husband Jesse Martin of Mabelvale, son Floyd Knighton of Hot Springs one daughter Karen Fletcher of Terrell, TX. Grandchildren Donna Smith, Christina, Herbie Fletcher of Terrall, TX....
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June Griffin

December 27, 1938 - January 6, 2014

Our beloved mother, June Griffin, passed away on January 6, 2014. She was born in Lumber City, Georgia on December 27, 1938. She is survived by two daughters: Jill Wirzfeld (Rob) of Mabelvale, AR, Karen Harris (Alan) of Austin, AR, 3 grandchildren: Casey, Katelyn, and Haley, also survived by 2 sisters: Inez Varnadoe and Alice Scruggs of Georgia along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A...
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Felecia Noggle Standridge Cavender

February 22, 1935 - January 6, 2014

"A Better Place" There's a place I've never seen beyond this world we know, A place I've only heard of but someday hope to go. It's not on any map, there are no roads to take me there, but it's a place of perfect peace where hearts are free from care and though I understand some may be saddened when I leave one day we all will meet again, that's what I believe. Felecia Noggle Standridge...
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Carl Gurtler

June 1, 1921 - January 5, 2014

Carl Gurtler, 92, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2014, a resident of Jacksonville, Arkansas and former resident of Birmingham, Alabama. Born June 1, 1921 in Cumberland, Maryland. Beloved Son, Brother, Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Great-Great Grandfather. Preceded in death by Father and Mother, Irma Elwin Osbourne Gurtler and William Carl Gurtler, Wife, Florence Morgan Gurtler, Brother...
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Charles Edward Hollis, Jr

September 10, 1937 - January 5, 2014

Charles Edward Hollis Jr 76 of North Little Rock was born September 10, 1937 in Little Rock to parents Charles Edward Hollis Sr. and Lela Douglass Hollis Calhoun and passed away on January 5, 2014 in North Little Rock. He attended Amarillo High School and was a retired truck driver for Jones Truck Lines. He was a member of the Teamsters local 878 and Rose City United Methodist Church. He...
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Joyce "Mimi" Noble

March 15, 1926 - January 3, 2014

Joyce Jones Noble, affectionately known as Mimi, passed away peacefully on January 3, 2014; she was 87. The only child to her parents, Mimi began her life in Bergman, Arkansas, on March 15, 1926 and lived there until early adulthood. After moving to Little Rock, she met and married her former husband, Allen. While raising her family in Little Rock, Mimi was co-owner of Gay-Lyn's Fashions,...
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James Allen Turpin

November 19, 1931 - January 2, 2014

James Allen Turpin, age 82, of North Little Rock, AR, passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2014. He was born on November 19, 1931 in Somerset, KY to his parents, Clarence Turpin and Luanna Crocket Turpin. James married his sweetheart, Margie Todd in Montgomery, AL on April 6, 1952. . He graduated from Somerset High in 1948. He served in the Air Force for 27 years and was a veteran of the...
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Wayne Clements

December 15, 1929 - December 31, 2013

Wayne Lovell Clements, age 84, of North Little Rock died Tuesday, December 31st, 2013. He was born December 15th, 1929 to Leroy and Thelma Buchanan Clements and grew up in Rising Sun, Indiana. He served in the US Army and US Air Force, retiring from the Air Force in 1970. He then worked and retired from Rising Sun Utilities, and took residence in North Little Rock, Ar. with his wife Betty. In...
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Dan Ward Marvin

November 3, 1973 - December 30, 2013

Daniel Ward Marvin, 40, of Sherwood, AR, passed from this life on December 30, 2013, at his home. He is now at peace in the presence of our Savior. Dan was born on November 3, 1973, in Rapid City, South Dakota, the son of Chief Master Sergeant and Mrs. Mike Marvin. He and his brother, Drew, had LOTS of exciting boyhood adventures as they lived in Germany and across the United States with their...
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Billy Harkness

September 13, 1929 - December 29, 2013

Billy F. Harkness, 84, of North Little Rock passed away unexpectedly Sunday, December 29th, 2013. He was born in Belleville, Arkansas to the late Clyde and Nellie Bowden Harkness. He was an Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his brother Robert C. Harkness, his sister Regina H. Smith and very special friend Florence H. Houston. He is survived by his brother James R. Harkness, several...
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Shirley E Hardy

December 18, 1935 - December 26, 2013

Shirley Earnestine Hardy Born December 18, 1935 in Poplar Bluff, Mo departed this life on December 26, 2013. Shirley is preceded in death by daughter, Brenda Lee Oldham, her parents William Amos and Mattie Marie Ward, 3 brothers William (Bill) Laverne, Raymond Amos and Richard Michael (Mick) and 1 sister Imogene (Jeannie) Christine Mueller. She is survived by her loving husband of 59...
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Mary Esther McKoy

August 17, 1914 - December 21, 2013

Mary E. McKoy was born August 17, 1914 in the city of Battle Creek, Michigan and departed this life on December 21, 2013 at the age of 99. Preceded in death by husband, Robert McKoy; Stepdaughter Dorothy McDonald, parents, George Garfield Cheatham. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Laverne Cheatham, Hamilton Cheatham, Charles Cheatham, Willie Cheatham, Paul Leonard Cheatham and Hubert...
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Mary McKoy

August 17, 1914 - December 21, 2013

Mary E. McKoy was born August 17, 1914 in the city of Battle Creek, Michigan and departed this life on December 21, 2013 at the age of 99. Preceded in death by husband, Robert McKoy; Stepdaughter Dorothy McDonald, parents, George Garfield Cheatham. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Laverne Cheatham, Hamilton Cheatham, Charles Cheatham, Willie Cheatham, Paul Leonard Cheatham and Hubert...
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Dale Wayne Mauldin

September 15, 1941 - December 19, 2013

Dale Wayne Mauldin, 72, of Jacksonville, AR passed away Thursday, December 19th, 2013 at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia. A Memorial service will be held Saturday December 28th at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel at Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills, 7724 Landers Rd., North Little Rock, AR with Brother Paul Rice officiating. There will be a viewing 2 hours prior to the service. The family...
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Brenda Gail Rowell

September 2, 1953 - December 19, 2013

Brenda Gail Rowell of Sherwood was born September 2, 1953 in Shreveport, Louisiana to parents Elbert Siders and Maudie Womack Siders and passed away on December 19, 2013. She is survived by her parents, her husband Bobby Rowell and her children Jeremy Henry and his wife Melanee of Cabot and Leana Edrington and her husband Clint of Little Rock, her grandchildren Timothy and Savannah Henry and Max...
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Don Eichler

July 19, 1931 - December 14, 2013

Don "Smurf" Eichler, 82 of North Little Rock AR died December 14, 2013 he was born July 19, 1931 proceeded in death by his mother and father Gene and Fritz Eichler. He is survived by his wife Mary "Bobbi" Eichler; four daughters Donna Rios, Susan Eichler, Lydia Farnam, and Mary Jo Zakrzewski; four grandchildren Joe Rios, Mandy Rios, Travis Barton and Max Zakrzewski and six great grandchildren...
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Marjorie Marge Barkley

April 10, 1922 - December 10, 2013

Marjorie (Marge) Barkley, 91, formerly of Little Rock, passed away peacefully, Tuesday morning, December 10, 2013 in Plano, Texas. Marge was born April 10, 1922, in Hamburg, Arkansas. She was the daughter of the late Marjorie and Marion Bujarski. Marge worked at CBS, Channel 11, in Little Rock and was retired from Texas Eastern Transmission (Spectra Energy). She is survived by her children,...
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Delores Maxine Dodson Nichols

August 25, 1932 - December 2, 2013

Delores Maxine Dodson Nichols, 81 of Cabot passed away December 2,2013 at a local hospital. Delores was born August 25,1932 in Plumerville. A memorial service will be planned at a later date in Missouri. Arrangements intrusted to Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home, 7724 Landers Road, NLR, AR 501-835-3515
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Larry Henderson

December 6, 1947 - December 2, 2013

Dr. Larry M. Henderson age 65 of Sherwood died December 2,2013 after a long battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 6th, 1947 to P.W. and Eunice Henderson of England, AR. Larry chose to write his own obituary as follows. To my family and friends: I chose to write my final thoughts to my loved ones. This should in no way convey any feelings of self importance or ego on my part, it is just a final...
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Milo Garron Hamilton

July 23, 1924 - November 26, 2013

Milo Garron Hamilton, 89, of Sherwood, passed away Tuesday November 26, 2013. He was the son of John Joseph and Maude E. Hamilton of North Little Rock. Milo was a retired credit and office manager of Davidson Furniture Company and one of the founding members of Sherwood First Baptist Church. He loved what ever the current Hog sport was ongoing, but mostly loved his wife of 66 years, the rest of...
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Sherry L. Paul

September 16, 1953 - November 24, 2013

Sherry L. Paul , age 60, of Jacksonville, AR, passed away on Sunday, November 24, 2013. She was born on September 16, 1953 in Little Rock, AR to her parents, Frank Vorster and Betty Weisenfels Vorster. Sherry will be remembered by her loving husband of 30 years, Donald Paul and their children Emily Paul and Ethan Paul of Jacksonville, AR, step-daughter Lisa Milam of Austin, AR, step-son Daniel...
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Martha Ann Brown

July 25, 1941 - November 21, 2013

Martha Ann Brown, 72, died November 21, 2013. She is survived by her husband, Gordon Brown of Scott, AR and her son Darryl Brown and his wife, Arlette. She was a fun-loving, sweet and spunky lady who loved animals and especially her birds Gabby and Bongo and her little guy, Nutmeg. She was a floral designer for many years and flowers were always her passion. She adored pandas and penguins and was...
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James Cecil Rounsavall

August 22, 1916 - November 21, 2013

James Cecil Rounsavall, age 97, of Sherwood, passed away November 21, 2013 and was born in Hazen, Arkansas on August 22, 1916. He was a retired officer in the Army National Guard, retiring in 1976 after 32 years of service to his country. Mr. Rounsavall was a faithful member of the Westpark Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses where he served as an elder for many years. He was preceded in death...
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Ralph Green

May 17, 1944 - November 20, 2013

Ralph Edward Green 69 of North Little Rock went to be with our Heavenly Father on November 20, 2013, after a long battle of many health issues. He was born on May 17, 1944 to the late Elbert and Lessie Green of Mayflower. Ralph was preceded in death by his brother Joe Green of Reno, Nevada. He is survived by his daughter Tina Chwalinski, grandson Zack Chwalinski both of North Little Rock. Two...
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Lillian "June" Steinmetz

November 2, 1935 - November 17, 2013

Lillian Mae (June) Steinmetz, age 78, our loving mother who celebrated life daily with all those that knew her, has gone to heaven. A lifelong resident of North Little Rock, June passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2013. She was born on November 2, 1935, in Coy, AR, the daughter of the late John W. and Lottie Mae Windom. Orphaned early in her life, June was to become what many would call a...
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Jack C. McGlothin

November 27, 1924 - November 15, 2013

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Ruth Kimmel

December 1, 1937 - November 15, 2013

Ruth Kimmel 75, of Jacksonville was born December 1st, 1937 in St. Louis, MO and passed away on Friday, November 15th, 2013 in Jacksonville, AR. She is preceded in death by her husband Gerald Kimmel, and survived by her sons, Kenneth Kimmel and his wife Janell of Ward, AR and Dennis Kimmel and his wife Lanell of PA, as well as six grandchildren. She was a member of the 1st Presbyterian Church of...
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Vera Dunlap

October 30, 1925 - November 10, 2013

Our sweet mother has gone to Heaven to be with William Henry Dunlap and Jesus! (November 10, 2013) Her first born son, James Henry declared: "That was one GOOD woman!" Every need her six Kids, 2 sons and four daughters, could have...she met in her life time. They "rise and call her blessed." Carolyn and Douglas Franklin of Mineola, Texas Mary Ellen Dunlap of Pasadena, California James Henry...
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Frances Bell

December 1, 1919 - November 8, 2013

Frances L. Bell of North Little Rock was born December 1st, 1919 in Lonoke County and passed away on November 8th, 2013 peacefully at her home. She is preceded in death by her Husband T.R. Bell, her daughter Marion Hughes and 5 brothers and 4 sisters. She was the owner and operator of La Bell Beauty Shop in North Little Rock for many years and a longtime member of Summers Ave. Church of Christ...
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Joyce Carolyn Cates

August 4, 1939 - November 5, 2013

Joyce Carolyn Cates (Hudgens), age 74, of North Little Rock, AR, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Little Rock, AR. She was born on August 4, 1939 in England; AR. Joyce was the daughter of the late Randle and Connie Hudgens. Joyce was a wonderful, loving and caring wife and mother, who took care of everyone and was a lady of beauty inside and out. She married the love of her life...
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Charles Wayne Jones

July 23, 1944 - November 3, 2013

Mr. Charles Wayne Jones, 69, of Sherwood passed away peacefully at his home on November 3rd, 2013. He was born on July 23rd, 1944 to parents Robert and Helen Jones and is preceded in death by his parents, a son Tony Jones and a brother Robert Jones. He is survived by his wife of 19 years Debra Kariker Jones and his children Joseph Jones of Minneapolis, MN and Bailey Jones of Sherwood. As well as...
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Charles V. Holden

September 9, 1922 - November 2, 2013

Mr. Charles Holden, 91, of North Little Rock, Ark. passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2013. He was born on September 9, 1922 in Haynesville, La. to Joseph and Annie Mae Holden. He was married to Mary Kathryn Holden for 64 years prior to her death in 2011. Mr. Holden was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sister and five brothers. He is survived by his brother, Floyd Holden (Mary) of...
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Ola Dennis

May 10, 1921 - October 30, 2013

Ola J Dennis, 92, of North Little Rock, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2013. Ola was born in Damascus, AR. May 10, 1921, to the late John and Dora Terry Sledge. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Joe Dennis, granddaughter, Shelley Dumboski, three sisters and two brothers. She was a member of Northside Pentecostal Church in North Little Rock. She is survived by daughter,...
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William Wayne Rodgers

August 24, 1919 - October 29, 2013

William Wayne Rodgers 94 of North Little Rock was born August 24th, 1919 in Little Rock Arkansas and passed away on Tuesday October, 29, 2013. He is preceded in death by his son Darriel Wayne Rodgers. He is survived by his wife Mary of 59 years and his children Ron Rodgers (MaryLee) of San Angelo, Texas; Pat Bzdok (Bob) of Phoenix, Arizona; Betty Melan of Metairie , Louisiana; Linda DeWitt (Dale...
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James Pat Young

October 28, 2013

James Patterson (Pat) Young, 61, passed away on Monday, October 28, 2013. He was preceded in death by his father, James Arthur Young. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Nancy (Nute) Young, step-son Billy J. Smith of Calion, mother Helen Young of North Little Rock and his half-brother Charles Michael Young of Hot Springs. He graduated from NLR High in 1970 and received his bachelor's...
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Bobbie Mae Wallace

September 16, 1929 - October 28, 2013

Bobbie Mae Wallace, 84, of Little Rock passed away on Monday, October 28th, 2013. She was born on September 16, 1929 in Thornburg, AR to Emory and Beulah Smith and was a member of the Gardner United Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents, sisters Ruby Wendler and Helen Jackson and nephew Michael Mattox. She is survived by her sister, Adelle Mattox , nephew James (Sandy)...
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Preston Brown

July 31, 1959 - October 25, 2013

Lt. Col. (Retired) Preston Barney Brown, born 31 July, 1959 at Cambridgeshire, England, passed away 25 October, 2013 in Little Rock, AR. He was a loving son, brother and uncle. He is survived by his mother and father, Maureen & J. P. Brown of Cabot, his sisters Maureen Hall of Round Rock, Tx, Grace Carmichael of Decature, AL, Jane Brown of Cabot, Paula Price and Amy Brown of Jacksonville as...
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Helen Elizabeth Buzan

July 3, 1930 - October 25, 2013

Helen Elizabeth Buzan, 83, of North Little Rock Arkansas passed away Friday, October 25, 2013 at Robinson Health Care Center. Helen is preceded in death by her parents John and Anna Petros as well as her husband Robert. Helen is survived by her children Kathleen and her husband Samuel Moorhead of Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri and her son Robert Buzan Jr. of Arlington, Virginia and her...
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Preston Brown

July 31, 1959 - October 25, 2013

Lt. Col. (Retired) Preston Barney Brown, born 31 July , 1959 at Cambridgeshire, England, passed away 25 October 2013 in Little Rock, AR. He was a loving son, brother and uncle. He is survived by his mother and father, Maureen & J. P. Brown, his sisters Maureen Hall, Round Rock, TX, Grace Carmichael, Decatur, AL, Jane Brown, Cabot, AR, Paula Price and Amy Brown, Jacksonville, AR and eleven nieces...
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David Jouvenaux

May 20, 1939 - October 24, 2013

David Lee Jouvenaux, born May 20, 1939, died peacefully at home October 24, 2013. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Pam Jouvenaux, father, Maurice Jouvenaux, and mother, Neva Jouvenaux. He is survived by his current wife, Kathleen Jouvenaux, son, Jon Jouvenaux and wife, Julie; daughter, Michelle Brewer and husband, Mike; brother, Dan Jouvenaux and wife, Kathy; sister, Debbie Cordes and...
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Bettie Sue Gifford

September 22, 1928 - October 23, 2013

Bettie Sue Gifford 85 of Conway passed away at home, October 23, 2013. Bettie was born on September 22, 1928. A graveside service will be held Saturday 10:00am October 26, 2013 at Rest Hills Memorial Park 7724 Landers Road, NLR, Arkansas. Arrangements entrusted to Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home.
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James Fay Jones

January 21, 1924 - October 17, 2013

James Fay Jones 89 of Sherwood, Arkansas, passed away Thursday October 17, 2013 in Jacksonville. Visitation will be October 22, 2013 from 1-2 pm at Indianhead Lake Baptist Church located at 8601 Indianhead Drive, Sherwood. Services will follow at 2pm with Rev. Mike Bowien officiating. Burial at Griffin Leggett Memorial Park.
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Carolyn Stewart

October 25, 1951 - October 15, 2013

Carolyn Ann Stewart (Horton), age 61, of Greers Ferry, AR, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. She was born on October 25,1951, in Asbury, NJ. Her parents are Alma May and the late Louis May. She married Jack in Scott, Arkansas on September 22, 1997. She was a longtime resident of England, AR and a current resident of Greers Ferry. She was employed by St. Vincent Hospital for 28 years....
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Miyuki McKinstry

March 21, 1959 - October 14, 2013

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Maria H Harris

December 6, 1925 - October 14, 2013

Maria H. Harris went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 14, 2013. She was born in Dusseldorf, Germany and came to the United States in 1951, becoming a U.S. citizen in 1953. She was gifted at needlework and supported her military husband, Kenneth Harris until the day he joined the angels in Heaven. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by her...
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Shirley Reedy

February 8, 1938 - October 13, 2013

Shirley Ann (Griffin) Reedy, our dear mother left this world to be in heaven with our Lord and Savior on October 13th, 2013. She was born in Keo, AR on February 8th, 1938, to Edgar and Elsie (Bowden) Griffin. She was preceded in death by her youngest son Christopher Michael Reedy, her parents, one sister Margaret Elam, and four brothers, Gene, Bobby, Charlie, and Henry Griffin. She leaves to...
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Eviedee H. Smith

August 5, 1913 - October 10, 2013

Mrs. Evidee H. Smith, 100, of North Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on October 10, 2013. She was born August 5, 1913 in Enola, Arkansas. The daughter of Henry L. and Ethel V. Harrison, she married Richard B. Smith on June 30, 1938. She was a homemaker and attended the First United Methodist Church. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband Richard who died March 19, 1974, three brothers...
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Betty Baird

October 15, 1940 - October 9, 2013

Betty Baird, 72, of Cabot was born October 15th, 1940 and passed away on October 9th, 2013. She is survived by her children Walter Ogden of Cabot, Pamala Norton of Clinton and Laurie Moore of Cabot as well as twelve grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren, six sisters and one brother. She also leaves behind her three dogs, Little Man, Luci Lu and Ariel Belle. She is preceded in death by her...
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Benjamin J Woods

January 4, 1928 - October 9, 2013

Benjamin J Woods, 85, of Sherwood passed away, October 9, 2013. Ben was born in Keo, Arkansas on January 4th, 1928. He graduated from North Little Rock High School in 1946 and joined the U.S. Marine Corp. After serving his country for 3 years he began his career at Southwestern Bell Telephone as a switchman. After 40 years, and several promotions, he retired as an Area Manager in Industry...
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Catherine Christine Ferricher

July 15, 1928 - October 8, 2013

Catherine Christine Ferricher of North Little Rock was born July 15th, 1928 in Morrilton, Arkansas and passed away peacefully at her home on October the 8th, 2013. She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother. She married her husband James on December 28, 1948 in St. Vincent, Arkansas and raised 10 children. She was lover of nature and enjoyed being outdoors and was a...
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Aimee Marie Osbon

March 15, 1924 - October 7, 2013

Aimee Marie Osbon, 89, of El Dorado, died October 07, 2013 at John R. Williamson Hospice House. Aimee was preceded in death by her parents Floyd and Mary E Wells, husband JA Osbon, one son Tommy Osbon, grandson Brent Osbon, one brother Doyle Web, sister Opal Orr and two nieces Daylene Purcell and Floye Patton. She leaves to cherish her memory, sisters Christine Johnson (Tobe) of Oklahoma City,...
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Hedy Vicky Sisson

May 21, 1918 - October 3, 2013

Ms. Hedy (Vicky) Sisson died Thursday, October,10 2013. She was born May 5, 1918 in Waco Texas. A Rosary will be held Monday 6pm at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Jacksonville. Mass will be Tuesday 9am at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Jacksonville
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James Long

September 27, 2013

James "Jim" William Long, 71, of North Little Rock, Arkansas passed away Friday, September 27, 2013 at his home. He was born in North Little Rock, Arkansas to Rev. James I. and Linnie Mae Long. He was a spiritual man, a gifted musician, who loved playing his guitar, and he left behind a legacy of music which lives on through his grandchildren. He will be remembered as a man with a big heart;...
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Ron Siebold

April 10, 1958 - September 26, 2013

Ron Siebold, 55, of North Little Rock went to rest in peace Thursday, September 26, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Diane (Haustein) Siebold; his son, Chad Siebold (Hailey), and two daughters, Stephanie Siebold, and Angie Siebold Justice (Colby); two grandchildren, Trent Siebold and Corbin Justice. He is also survived by his parents, Joe and Frances Siebold; along with his brother Larry Siebold...
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Dennis Wayne Huskey

June 29, 1953 - September 23, 2013

Dennis Wayne Huskey, 60, of North Little Rock, lost his courageous 18 year battle with cancer Monday Sept. 23, 2013, at Lakewood Nursing Home in North Little Rock, AR He was born in Camden, AR on June 29th, 1953 and graduated from Camden High School. He attended Harding College and graduated from Southern Arkansas University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree Dennis was...
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Deborah A. Henderson

October 24, 1954 - September 21, 2013

Deborah A. Henderson, age 58, of Cabot, Arkansas died on September 21, 2013. She was preceded in death by her father, William Henderson of Morrilton and her mother Velma Long Henderson of Parkin. She is survived by her brother, Nathan Kipling Henderson of Cabot. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, September 25,...
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Floyd W Johnson

June 20, 1932 - September 19, 2013

Floyd W. "The Butcher" Johnson, MSgt, USAF retired, made his final takeoff on Thursday, September 19. He was born in Taft, California, in 1932 to Edwain Johnson and Miriam Hoot Johnson, and had an older sister, Edwina (d. 2013). He was adopted by Edward Wood when his mother remarried. Floyd apprenticed his stepfather in the grocery and meat-cutting business and graduated from Santa Cruz (CA) High...
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Margie May Bell Durham

January 31, 1926 - September 18, 2013

May Margie Bell Durham 87 of Walnut Ridge passed away Wednesday. She's preceded in death by her husband Edward Earl Durham. Vitiation is Monday 1:00 pm September 23 at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home, burial to follow at Griffin Leggett Rest Hill Memorial Park. Arrangements entrusted to Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home.
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Charlotte Abernathy

November 21, 1923 - September 14, 2013

Charlotte "Chottie" Jernigan Abernathy, Age 89 ½, died peacefully on September 14, 2013. She was a graduate of Little Rock Senior High School and Little Rock Junior College. (UALR) She was an Elder Officer and Sunday School Teacher at Pulaski Heights Presbyterian Church, where she served faithfully as the church secretary for 23 years. Prior to that, she taught kindergarten at Westover Hills...
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Lois Arlene Hawkins

February 28, 1933 - September 8, 2013

Lois A. Hawkins 80 of North Little Rock, passed away on September 8, 2013.She is survived by four step-daughters Sharon (Kenneth) Patrick of North Little Rock, Arkansas, Nancy (Clark) Parks of Florida, Shirley (Floyd) Pender of Victor, Iowa, and Linda (Rick) Smith of Bettendorf, Iowa.She is also survived by four siblings Bob Matheny of Cedar Rapids, Iowa,Dick Matheny Of Cedar Rapids, Iowa,...
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Celestina Francisco

April 6, 1925 - September 7, 2013

Celestina Edralin Francisco Perez, age 88, of Jacksonville, AR passed away on Saturday September 7, 2013 in North Little Rock, AR. She was born April 6, 1925 in the Philippines to her parents, Severino and Felicidad Edralin. Celestina was the third of 12 children. She married Modesto Francisco in the Philippines. They had four children. She moved to the USA when she was in her fifties. She was...
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Glenn Morgan

November 28, 1927 - September 5, 2013

Glenn H. Morgan was welcomed home by his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on September 5, 2013 with the words Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant. He joins his parents Hiram and Lillian Morgan and a host of relatives and friends. Glenn was born on November 28, 1927 in Merryville, LA. Glenn was "born again" during a revival in McComb, MS in 1938.During his teenage years, he was involved in sports...
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Boyd Leon Kelley

August 16, 1935 - September 4, 2013

Boyd Leon Kelley of Sherwood died September 4, 2013. He was born in Delight, AR on August 16, 1935 to Hugh and Thelma Kelley . Boyd served in the Air Force from Jan. 22, 1954 to Dec. 11, 2957. He was a member of the Somers Avenue Church of Christ, serving as an Elder in the church for many years. Boyd married Lahoma Prescott on May 1, 1955 with whom he had two sons, Greg Alan and Paul...
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Hilda Solinger

May 30, 1926 - August 31, 2013

HILDA LAVERNE REYNOLDS SOLINGER Passed away at Parkway Health Center in Little Rock, AR Saturday, August 31st 2013. She was born at home, May 30th 1926 the youngest of seven to her parents, Mary Ellen and Willard A. Reynolds in Monticello, AR. She met her spouse, John Valentine Solinger at a dance while serving as a U.S.O. hostess. Hilda married "The Love of Her Life" May 10th 1945, at the...
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