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Willie Mabel Cartwright

Mrs. Willie Mabel Cartwright, age 91, resident of Lockesburg, died Friday, April, 19, 2002 in Little River Memorial Hospital at Ashdown.

Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 23 in Lockesburg Cemetery with Rev. J.R. Callicott officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home of De Queen.

She was born Aug. 26, 1910 in Hooks, Tex., to the late W.E. and Rose Evelyn Thomas Jackson; was a retired beauty shop owner; and a Methodist. She was predeceased by her husband, Clifford Cartwright in 1999.

She is survived by two brothers, Joe D. Jackson and Floyd S. Jackson, both of Lockesburg; two sisters, Ermogene Windbigler of Edinburg, Tex., and Rosa Lee Phillips of Lockesburg; and a number of nieces and nephews.



Mrs. Janie L. Clardy.

Mrs. Janie L. Clardy, age 93, a resident of Lockesburg, died, Wednesday, April 21, 2004 in the Wadley Regional Medical Center in Texarkana, Texas.

She was born Sunday, March 12, 1911 in Horatio, Arkansas. She was a homemaker and a member of the Macedonia United Methodist Church in Lockesburg.

Mrs. Clardy was preceded in death by her husband, Casho Clardy and three children: Winfred Clardy, Berward Clardy and Jean Patterson.

She is survived by two sons, Alvin Clardy and Merrel Clardy, both of Lockesburg; one daughter, Mary Alice Turner of Omaha, Nebraska; 12 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Clardy will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 26, 2004 in the Macedonia United Methodist Church with Rev. Reginald Russell officiating. Burial will follow in the Holly Springs Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.


Viewing will be from 1:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Sunday, April 25, at the funeral home.



Myrtle Cockrum

Myrtle Cockrum, age 87, of Hatfield passed away Sunday, August 10 at the Dequeen regional Medical Center. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 14 at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Cove with Bro. Loyd Jenkins officiating under the direction of Hall Funeral Home of Mena.



Mrs. Annie Pearl Cornelius

Mrs. Annie Pearl Cornelius, age 95, a resident of Lockesburg died Thursday, September 11, 1003 at her home.

She was born, one of twelve children, March 5, 1908 in Edmond, OK. She was a retired nurse and a member of the Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.

 Mrs. Cornelius was preceded in death by her parents: William and Dona Westerfield Taylor; her husband: Burlin Cornelius; one daughter: Verna Louise Guyear and one granddaughter: Fredia Leathers.

She is survived by one daughter: La Verne Roan of DeQueen and one son and daughter-in-law: Melvin and Margaret Cornelius of Ashdown; one sister: Ruth Roberts of Owensboro, Kentucky; 12 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great grandchildren, 2 great-great-great grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Cornelius will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 13, 2002 in the Calvary Missionary Baptist Church at Lockesburg with Rev. Wesley Blankenship officiating. Burial will follow in the Bellville Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home of DeQueen.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 -8:00 p.m., Friday, September 12 at the funeral home.



Chandler, Mrs. Virginia Ann

Published 10-13-1950 in "The Nashville News"
Mrs. Virginia Ann CHANDLER, widow of the late H.B. CHANDLER died at the home of her son, Hix CHANDLER at 1:40 am, Oct. 11, after an illness of five weeks, at the age of 93 years.

A member of one of the pioneer families, she ;moved to Howard County as a small child and resided there for the remained of her life.

Born January 27, 1857, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hiram JONES of Nashville. She was a member of County Line Baptist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. A.L. BURGESS, of Konawa, Oklahoma, two sons, B.L. and Hix, both of Nashville, 18 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Immanuel Baptist Church with Rev. C.E. Banks conducting. Burial was at County Line Cemetery. Grandsons served as pallbearers. Latimer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

GREAT AUNT------TOMMY JONES


Curtis Chandler Sr.

Friday, March 28, 2003 (4:03 pm PST)

Curtis Chandler Sr., age 93, resident of Sentinel, Okla., died Sunday, March 23, 2003 in Elkview General Hospital at Hobart, Okla.


Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 25 in the Assembly of God Church in Sentinel. Interment followed in Sentinel Cemetery under the direction of McClure Funeral Home of Sentinel.


He was born Sept. 25, 1909 in Sevier County to William David and Rebecca Green Chandler; was a farmer and did cement work. He was predeceased by his wife, Bonnie Taylor on June 17, 1985; his parents; one son, J.D.; three brothers; two sisters; two grandsons; and one great-grandson.

He is survived by three daughters, Lorene Dlugonski and Yvonne Carpenter, both of Sentinel, Okla., and Bonnie Sue Powell of Stigler, Okla.; four sons, James Chandler of Horatio, Dub Chandler of Elk City, Okla., Curtis Chandler Jr. and Jimmy Dale Chandler, both of Sentinel, Okla.; two brothers, Rufus Chandler of Sentinel, Okla., and W.D. Chandler of Poteau, Okla.; one sister, Martha Howell of Sentinel, Okla.; 19 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grand-children.



Mrs. Marion Chandler

Mrs. Marion Essie Cunningham Chandler, age 88, resident of Cunningham, KY, and former resident of De Queen, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002 in Mayfield, KY.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 in the Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield with Rev. T.L. Futrell and Rev. Dwain Warren officiating.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 in the Westline Holiness Church, De Queen, with Rev. Gaylon Cunningham, Rev. Charles Chandler and Rev. Loy Don Chandler officiating. Burial followed in the Westline Cemetery, De Queen, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home.

She was born to Marion and Vesta Hammonds Cunningham in Sevier County April 17, 1913. She and her husband, Charlie, were founders and charter members of the Westline Holiness Church in the Westline Community.

She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, one sister, a great-grandson, Michael Lambert Jr., and her husband, Charlie Chandler. Survivors include one son, D.R. Cunningham of Cunningham, KY; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.



Tommye Faye Conatser

Mrs. Tornmye Faye Conatser, age 50, resident of Broken Bow, Okla., died Monday, May 3, 2001 in U.A,M.S: Medical Center in Little Rock.

Funeral service's ',Will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 10 in Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with Mike Napier officiating. Burial will follow in Redmen Cemetery. She was born Jan. 19, .1951 in De Queen; was a retired school teacher from the Broken Bow School system; and a member of First Baptist Church of Broken Bow. She was predeceased by a brother, Charlie Key.

She is survived by her husband, George Conatser of Broken Bow, Okla.; three sons, Bradley Conatser of Broken Bow, Okla., Klinton Conatser of De Queen, and Kelly Green of Nashville; one stepson, Chad Andrews of Ashdown, one stepdaughter, Pamela David of Hot Springs' her mother, Sylvia Key . of De Queen; one brother, Carl Key of De Queen; two sisters; Jamie Godwin of De Queen and Sheila Davis of Nacogdoches, Tex.; four grandchildren; end a number of nieces and nephews.

(MY NIECE)



May Beth Cornish

Friday, February 28, 2003

Mrs. May Beth Hudson Cornish, age 88, resident of De Queen, died Tuesday, February 25, 2003 at her home.

She was born to Rufus Kelly and Emily Brunetta Graves Hudson at De Queen, Ar-kansas, on October 7, 1914. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, was a member of the Woodmen of the World, AARP, and the American Le-gion. She was a retired nurses aide, and was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers: Clovis Dale Hudson; Floyd Marvin Hudson; and John Reaves Hudson; a sister: Mary Ellen Hudson; two great-granddaughters: Lauren Grace and Jessica Nichole; and her husband, Van Cornish.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law: Bill and Mary Helen Cornish of Fairview, Texas; two daughters and sons-in-law: Emma Sue and Lloyd "Benny" Benedict of Fairfield, Texas; and Becky and Jerry McDonald of De Queen; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Beth Cornish were held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 28, 2003 in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Fish of-ficiating. Burial followed in the Redmen Cemetery, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home. The family received friends at Chandler Funeral Home, Thursday, February 27, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.



ARCHIE COWLING

De QUEEN, Ark.

Archie Lee Cowling, 75, of De Queen died Monday, March 6, 2000, in a local hospital. Mr. Cowling was born Feb. 22, 1925, in Mineral Springs, Ark. He was a retired industrial mechanic and a World War II Navy veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Joann Clayton Cowling, on Sept. 20, 1995.

Survivors include three sons, Samuel Cowling, James Cowling and Matthew Gay Cowling of De Queen; three daughters, Nancy Reisenberg of Pensacola, Fla., Patricia Adams of De Queen and Linda Baxter of Lockesburg, Ark.; five sisters, Fairy Leeper and Bernice Murphy of De Queen, Shirley Green of Breckenridge, Texas, Billie Vaughn Swan of Delta, Colo., and Juanita Garvin of Green Acres, Wash.; his mother-in-law; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Graveside services are 10 a.m. today in Redmen Cemetery with the Rev. J.L. Walker officiating. Burial is under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.



Samuel Cowling

Mr. Samuel Lee "Sam" Cowling, age 52, resident of De Queen, died Thursday, in the De Queen Regional Medical Center. He was born to Archie and JoAnn Cowling at De Queen, Arkansas, on April 13, 1950.

He was a 1968 graduate of De Queen High School, where he was active in the Leopard Football and Track Teams. He was a retired employee of Weyerhaeuser Company where he served as a power house operator.

He was involved in photography, radio controlled airplanes, and computers, and was an avid fisherman.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his maternal grandmother, Liz Dillahunty. He is survived by his wife, Sandy Esarey Cowling of De Queen; two sons and daughter-in-law: Sean and Tonya Cowling, and Slade Cowling, all of De Queen; two brothers: Jimmy Cowling and Mathew Gay Cowling, both of De Queen; three sisters: Nancy Risenburg of Pensacola, Florida, Patsy Adams and Linda Baxter, both of De Queen; two grandchildren: Sam Cowling and Katie Cowling, both of De Queen; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Graveside funeral services for Mr. Sam Cowling were held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, April 22, 2002 in Redmen Cemetery with Rev. Homer Frachiseur and Rev. J. L. Walker officiating, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home of De Queen



Pearl Cox

Mrs. Pearl Cox, age 76, resident of Hot Springs, died Friday, June 21, 2002 in Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hot Springs.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22 in Witherspoon Cemetery near Vandervoort with Rev. Ross Williams officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home of De Queen.

She was born on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1926 in Lockesburg to Thomas Calvin and Nettie McDaniel Johnston; and was a member of Highland Avenue Baptist Church in Beaumont, Tex.

She is survived by three sisters, Dorothy Fagg of Conroe, Tex., Florene Walker of Houston, Tex., and Maxine Johnston of Batson, Tex.; and one brother, Arthur Johnston of Ocala, Fla.



Mr. Donald Paul Cleghorn

Mr. Donald Paul Cleghorn, age 67, a resident of Foreman AR, died Tuesday august 12, 2003 in the Wadley Regional Medical Center in Texarkana, TX.

He was born November 22, 1935 in Foreman. He was retired from the United States Air Force, a Vietnam and Desert Storm Veteran and worked at the Red River Army Depot as a mechanic.

Mr. Cleghorn was preceded in death by one daughter: Pamela Jeanne Cleghorn and his father: Joseph Cleghorn.

He is survived by his wife: Marilyn Gimmler Cleghorn; three sons: Don Cleghorn, Paul Cleghorn, and Dwayne Cleghorn, all of Foreman; one daughter: Paige Betts of Seymour, TX; his mother: Audrey Nichols Cleghorn of Foreman; two sisters: Billie Jo Fowler nad Jackie Deen both of Foreman and 8 grandchildren.

The date for a memorial service for Mr. Cleghorn will be announced later.



Mr. Burton Robert Chapman

Mr. Burton Robert Chapman, age 74, a resident of De Queen, died, Sunday, November 2, 2003 in the De Queen Regional Medical Center.

He was born January 11, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois. He was retired and a member of the First Baptist Church in De Queen.

Mr. Chapman was preceded in death by his parents: David and Doris (Schanfeld) Chapman.

He is survived by his wife: Fredia (Slaton) Chapman; two sons: Burton Robert Chapman, Jr. of Colorado Springs, Colorado and David Lee Chapman of Stafford, Virginia; two daughters: Karen Rhea and Rita Tischer, both of De Queen; 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services for Mr. Chapman will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 6, 2003 in the Old Town Cememtery in Tuskahoma, OK with Rev. Mark Boyd officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home of DeQueen.



Mrs. Beverly Jean Wright Chapman

Mrs. Beverly Jean Wright Chapman, age 66, a resident of Broken Bow, OK, died Tuesday, August 12, 2003 in the Christus St. Joseph's Hospital in Paris, TX.

She was born November 6, 1936 in Holdenville, OK. She was a medical technician, loved hunting, and fishing and was a member of the East Side Baptist Church in Oklahoma City.

Mrs. Chapman is survived by her husband, James Newt Chapman of Broken Bow. They were married in August of 1957. Two brothers: Jim Bob Wright of Dallas and Jerry Max Wright of Celina, TX; one sister: Mitzi Lou Freeman of Eufala, OK; brother-in-law and sister-in-law; Grover and Louise Chapman of Broken Bow, OK and a number of nieces and nephews.

A date for a memorial services for Mrs. Chapman will be announced at a later date by Wilkerson Funeral Home of DeQueen.



Mary Ellington Culp

Mrs. Mary Ellington Culp, age 97, resident of Lockesburg, died Sunday, May 5, 2002 in Sevier Health Care Nursing Home.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 in First United Methodist Church of Lockesburg with Rev. J.R. Callicott and Rev. Sue Trexler officiating. Burial followed in Lockesburg Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home of De Queen. She was born Oct. 30, 1904 at Lockesburg; was a retired anesthetist; and a member of First United Methodist Church of Lockesburg.

She is survived by her many friends in the Lockesburg area.



Dorothy Lue Currence

Mrs. Dorothy Lue Sibert Currence, age 81, resident of Lockesburg, died Friday, March 22, 2002 in De Queen Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 25 in Lockesburg Church of Christ with Bro. Danny White officiating. Burial followed in Lockesburg Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home of De Queen.

She was born May 29, 1920 in Broken Bow, Okla., to the late Authur and Lue Adcock Sibert; was a homemaker; and a member of Lockesburg Church of Christ. She was predeceased by a daughter, Carol Marie Currence in Sept. 1980. She is survived by her husband, Alfred Currence of Lockesburg; two sons, Kenneth Currence of Lockesburg and Jody Currence of Garvin, Okla.; ten grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.



Tom Jones