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Mrs. Willie B. Jones Manning


Mrs. Willie B. Manning died Mar 5, 1942 at 2:35 p.m. at her home fourteen miles northeast of De Queen. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the Cossatot Cemetery with the Rev. Helms officiating. Interment was under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. She is survived by one daughter Frankie Manning; three sisters, Mrs. Jeanette Gibson, Mrs. Jodie Brizendine and Lois Ellen Jones. all of De Queen; Four brothers, Hiram, Mryan, George, and Sherman Jones, De Queen and by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Jones, also of De Queen.

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Charles Martin Jr.

Friday, October 03, 2003
Charles Martin Jr., age 70, resident of Lockesburg, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003 at his home.

Cremation was under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home of De Queen.

He was born May 30, 1933; and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was predeceased by his wife, Lou Ann McFaul Martin in January, 2003.

Jacqueline Eleanor Marsh

Friday, October 03, 2003
Jacqueline Eleanor Marsh, age 76, resident of Nashville, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003 in Texarkana, Tex.

A memorial service was held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2 in the Church of Christ in Lockesburg, under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home of Nashville.

She was born April 9, 1927 in Miami, Fla., to the late Harry and Velma Henderson Woodruff; was a Licensed Practical Nurse; and a member of The Lordís Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Earl Wayne Marsh; and two sisters, Murle Fessenden of Shelby, Mi., and Renee Beaumont of El Paso, Tex.

She is survived by two sons, Michael Marsh of Nashville and Thomas Wayne Sanderson of Hemet, Calif.; one brother, John Woodruff of Iowa; three grandchildren; and eight great-grand-children.

Visitation was from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1 at Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.


De QUEEN, Ark.

Anna Lou Terry May, 82, of Falls Chapel commuity near Lockesburg, Ark., died Saturday, July 6, 2002, in a Texarkana hospital.

Mrs. May was born May 23, 1920, in Ben Lomond, Ark. She was a retired beautician and a member of Falls Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her mother, Nettie Terry of Lockesburg; and one sister, Sue McGraw of Lockesburg.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Monday in Ben Lomond Cemetery with the Rev. Ann Holley officiating. Burial will be under direction of Chandler Funeral Home.

Bryan McKellar

Monday, September 29, 2003
Mr. Bryan McKellar, age 95, a resident of Ben Lomond, Ark., died Tuesday, September 23, 2003 at his home.

He was born January 15, 1908 in Lockesburg, Ark., to Robert Lee and Lillian Lee Deal McKellar. He was a retired shipping foreman for Gunter Brothers Lumber Company and a member of the Ben Lomond Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his wife: Ester Harrison McKellar of Ben Lomond; a son and daughter-in-law: Bill and Terry McKellar of Texarkana, Arkansas; a brother: Frank McKellar of Lockesburg; a sister: Lois Gore, also of Lockesburg; and two grandchildren: Scott and Alexis McKellar.

Funeral services for Mr. McKellar were held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 25, 2003 in the Ben Lomond Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Donald Bowman and Jerry McKellar officiating. Burial followed in the Ben Lomond Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home, De Queen.

Miller, Clarence Oliver

Submitted by: Roy Jones
Clarence O. Miller succumbs after brief illness with congestive chill. He was living two miles northwest of DeQueen, and took sick with malaria, and a congestive chill brought death unexpectedly.

Deceased was well known in DeQueen, having lived here since 1917. He was employed at the Kansas City Southern shops and bore a reputation for honesty and industry.

He was a graduate of the DeQueen high school, being a member of the class of 1924.

He is survived by the widow and two small children; by his father, J.D. Miller; one brother Julius, and four sisters. Mrs. Stella Rink, Mrs. Gracie Craig, Mrs. Nettie May Craig and Mrs. E.W. Earles, all of DeQueen. Funeral services will be held at the residence with interment at Redmen Cemetery

Miller, Jefferson D

Submitted by: Roy Jones
Jefferson D. Miller 77 died in a local hospital August 2. 1942 at 6 a.m. after a brief illness.

Funeral services were held Monday at 11 a.m. at the home of his daughter, Mrs. H. M. Craig with the Rev. H. D. Sadler, pastor of the Methodist church officiatin.

Interment was in Redmen Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Gus Johnson, Marvin Whitley, W. L. Whitley, W. E. Brookes, Alfred Willoughby, and Jesse Johnson.

He was born March 31, 1865 in Martinsville, Ill and was a member of the Methodist church in Wood County, Texas. He had been a resident of DeQueen since 1917.

He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. F. M. Rink, Mrs. Craig, Dequeen, Mrs. E. W. Earles, Casa Grande, Az and Mrs. A. W. Crook, of California.

Miller, Mrs. J. D.

Submitted by: Roy Jones
Mrs. J.D. Miller passed away at her home north of DeQueen on Feb. 19, 1923. She was born in Richmond, Mo., on August 12, 1869.

She united with the Methodist church and was a faithful worker and always anxious to aid others.

She was a mother of 11 children, six of whom are still living. She was a faithful wife, a loving mother and friend. She leaves to mourn her loss a husband, two brothers and a sister, four daughters, two sons and a host of relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held from the family residence at 2 o'clock by Rev. S.K. Burnett of the Methodist church.

A loving friend from us has gone,
The voice we loved is still,
A place is vacant in heart and home,
That never can be filled.
Although her suffering now is o'er
May we live to meet her on yonder shore.
J. D. Miller and Family

Miller, Pearl (Shands)

Submitted by: Roy Jones
Services for Mrs. Pearl Miller will be at the East Memorial Chapel 1PM Sept. 18, 1987. She was born July 24, 1910 and was a long time resident of DeQueen, Ar. She is survived by Husband Julius Miller of the home and 1 son & 1 daughter.

Clergyman is Rev. Jerry Rhodes with interment in East Memorial Gardens, Texakana. Casket Bearers are nephews of Mrs. Miller. Chester, Roy, & H.M. Graig, Charles Miller, Jack Walton, & Eddie Shands of DeQueen.

John W. Minor

John W. Minor, age 89, of De Queen, died Sunday, May 2, at Sevier Health Care in De Queen. He was born to John Pete and Daisy Pitts Minor on December 1, 1914 in De Queen.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Stella Mae Minor; one son: Charles Minor; and an infant daughter: Patricia Minor; three brothers: Clyde Minor and Paul Minor of Eagletown, OK and Porter Minor of De Queen; three sisters: Florence Smith, Daisy Cloonan and Kathaleen Tomanka of Oklahoma City, OK.

Survivors include his wife: Alice Minor; one son: John James Minor of De Queen; one grandson, one great-granddaughter, six step-children, and many step-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside funeral services for Mr. Minor will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday at the Chapel Hill Cemetery with Van Ledbetter officiating, and under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Sarah Morgan

Mrs. Sarah Hoover Austin Morgan, age 69, resident of Winthrop, AR, died Monday, November 17, 2003 in Ashdown, AR.

She was born to A. H. and Emma Frady Hoover at Cerro Gordo, AR, on May 7, 1934. She was a Baptist, and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Loye Gene Austin, one brother, James Hoover; and one special nephew, Greg Hoover.

She is survived by two sons: Al Austin of Winthrop; and Rick Austin of West Minster, Maryland; three daughters: Teresa Finch of Hot Springs, AR; Dena Armstrong of Buras, LA; and Tanya Fawcett of Winthrop, AR; two brothers: Sundown Hoover of Winthrop and and Bill Hoover of Foreman, AR; fifteen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah Austin Morgan will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 20, 2003 in the Crossroads Baptist Church, Crossroads, AR with Virgil Romine, Minister of the Church of Christ officiating. Burial will follow in the Pauley Cemetery under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home of DeQueen.

The family will be at the Crossroads Baptist Church at noon on Thursday.

Mr. Harvey Morris

Mr. James Harvey Morris, age 58, resident of Crescent, OK died Tuesday, August 12, 2003, after losing his battle with cancer.

He was born April 19, 1945 in DeQueen, AR, to Buck and Minnie Morris of Gillham.

He was preceded in death by his father, James "Buck" Morris in September 2000, and a brother Johnny Morris in April 1999 and a nephew, Brian Morris in August 2001.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Linda, three sons and daughter-in-law Shawn of Guthrie, OK; Jammie and Misty of Crescent, OK, Jeffrey of Santa Clara, CA; one daughter and son-in-law, Shannon and Craig Freitag of Santa Clara, CA; two grandsons: Blake and Tristan; and four granddaughters: Savannah; Michaella, Sonita, and Savanna. His mother Minnie Morris of Gillham; three brothers and sister-in-law: Marvin and Tina Morris of Okalahoma City, OK; David and Donna Morris and Scottie and Shelly Morris both of Gillham; two sisters and brother-in-law: Sandra and Dale Oglesby and Kathy Saddler all of Gillham. and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mr. Harvey Morris will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 15, 2003 in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel in DeQueen. Burial will follow in Overturf Cemetery, in Gillham.

Lois Willmon Moore Thomas

De QUEEN, Ark.
Lois Willmon Moore Thomas, 90, of Gillham, Ark., died Saturday, March 10, 2001, in a Texarkana hospital. Mrs. Thomas was born Nov. 22, 1910, in Gillham. She was a retired banker and a member of First Baptist Church, Gillham.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Moore. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Gerald and Sandra Roberts of Kennewick, Wash.; one brother and sister-in-law, Lowell and Lee Alice Willmon of Shongaloo, La.; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Hazel and Bob Helms of Gillham, Velmalene and Austin Phillips of De Queen and Mary Alice and L.B. Branson of Paso Robles, Calif.; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1 p.m. today at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob McManus officiating. Burial will be in Redman Cemetery.

Mr. Bill E. Muse

Mr. Bill E. Muse, age 67, a resident of Newhope, died Sunday, August 24, 2003 in Christus St. Michaels Hospital in Texarkana.

He was born January 18, 1936 in Hess, Oklahoma. He was a self-employed contractor, a farmer, and a Baptist.

Mr. Muse was preceded in death by his parents: Joseph and Mattie (Shaw) Muse.

He is survived by his wife: Bea (Wells) Muse; three daughters and two sons-in-law: Debbie Holder, Kim and Mark Hooper and Cheryl and Scott De La Rosa, all of Dierks; two sons and daughters-in-law: Brian and Shelley Muse of Sallisaw, Oklahoma and Brett and Suzanne Muse of Dierks; a special family friend: Diane Sharp of Dierks; two brothers: Dude Muse of Atoka, Oklahoma and Bob Muse of Apache, Oklahoma; and seven grandchildren: Carissa Holder of Conway, Arkansas, Jonna Holder of Russellville, Arkansas, Masan Muse of Newhope, Jessica Hooper, Sheyanne Muse, Halee De La Rosa and Madasan Billee Muse all of Dierks and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services for Mr. Muse will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 27, 2003 in the Holly Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Dierks. Burial will follow in the Harmony Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in Dierks.

Memorials may be made to the Scholarship Fund at Diamond State Bank.