Classmate Obituaries - Letter F
These obituaries correspond with the yearbooks that are listed on this website. Whenever possible, the source of the obituary will be shown as well as the date.
Freddie Fikes, 58, of Hot Springs, died Wednesday, April 9, 2008, in
a local hospital.
Born August 28, 1949, in Hot Springs, to Alvie R. and Josie HIll Fikes, he was a used car salesman, owned Fikes Auto Sales, was a minister and member of Apostolic Faith Tabernacle.
Survivors include his wife, Donna Fikes, of Hot Springs; two daughters and one son-in-law, Tawaynia and J. T. Helms, of Cleveland Tennessee, and Amber Lamb, of Benton, Tennessee; one brother and sister-in-law, Alvie "Snapper" and Janie Fikes Jr. of Hot Springs; and two grandchildren, Zachary Helms and Nicholas Helms.
The service will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Apostolic Faith Church with Brother Dennis Anderson officiating.
Pallbearers will be Milton Yeamon, Mike Bell, Alex Thomas, Glenn Ellis, Obie Staggs, Hank Yeaman, Noah Williams, and Bruce Anderson.
Honorary pallbearers are Larry Parker, John Swisher, Richard Davenport, the Revs. Coy Damon, Charles Hill, Bob Thornton, J. E. Peters, William Lambert, Larry Teas, Bill Dillon, Steve Drury, Dallas Shuff, David Gilmer, Jerry Miller, and Grant Mitchell, Dr. Neeraj Bharany, staff of Cancer Care Center and doctors and staff of St. Joseph's 4-West.
Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today in the church.
Arrangements are by Hot Springs Funeral Home. [from the Sentinel-Record, April 11, 2008, page 8A] [Hot Springs Class of 1967]
Benton - James "Louis" Fletcher, 78 Benton, died October 4, 2001. Survivors: wife, Eloise Fletcher; sons, Jim, M. Bruce Fletcher; daughter, Debbie Gilmore; stepdaughter, Diane Jones; 12 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; brother, Glenn Fletcher; sister, Dorothy Nayler. Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Church of Nazarene. Burial: McPherson Cemetery. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Ashby's. In lieu of flowers, memorials: Church of the Nazarene, 1203 W. Sevier, Benton. [from Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, October 7, 2001, page 8B] [Paron Class of 1941]