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EDWARD B. CARL-LEE JR.

on Oct 12 in Obituaries posted by

Edward B. Carl-Lee JR. (Paw Paw) was born on September 16, 1941 in Forest City, Arkansas and was called home by his LORD on October 11, 2015 at age 74 while surrounded by his loving wife of 24 years, Gail Carl-Lee, four of his surviving grandchildren Nicole Clark, Brittany Aunspaugh (Allen), Jacob Mott and Charlee Minton and surviving daughter Debbie Sturch. He is also survived by James Gately (Karen) and Mike Davidson (Nancy), with four more grandchildren Jenni Thurow (Trevor), Jeffery, Jerry and John Tyler Davidson along with 12 great grandchildren and a special grandson in law Robert Clark.
Ed has a surviving sister Pat Harrison of Bartlett, Tennessee and a brother Billy Carl-Lee (Kay) of Mississippi along with many other relatives and friends.
He served 4 years in the United States Air Force before becoming a heat and air conditioning technician for 30 years. Ed loved the LORD and was a member of Tumbling Shoals Baptist Church where a memorial service will be held on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 2:30 P.M. by Rev. Brad Johnson.
The family ask that in lieu of flowers donations be made in Ed’s honor to Hospice Homecare, 821 North Creek Drive, Conway, AR 72032 in appreciation of his loving nurse Cheryl Pulley and devoted CNA Patsy.

JADA SUE OSBORN THOMAS

on Sep 25 in Obituaries posted by

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Jada Sue (Osborn) Thomas the daughter of Gene Osborn and Ginger Moore Osborn was born in Pensacola, Florida on October 24, 1972 and passed away at her home on September 23, 2015 at the age of 42 years.
She is survived by her parents Gene and Ginger Osborn of Concord, grandparents Evelyn Osborn of Floral and Jeannie Johnston of Concord, Three children C. J. Younger of Searcy, Jimmy Thomas of Conway and Miranda Thomas of Conway, Two brothers Jason Osborn of Greers Ferry and Wiley Osborn of Concord, one sister Tammy Rainey of Cave City, one grandson, Brantley and one granddaughter, Gracie both of Searcy and many other relatives and many friends.
A memorial service will be held at The Christian Lighthouse, 8547 Heber Springs Road North in Drasco, Arkansas at Noon (12:00) on Saturday, October 3, 2015.

WANDA SUE WIMBERLY

on Sep 24 in Obituaries posted by

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Wanda Sue Wimberly the daughter of Posey and Okel Rice was born in Pryor Mountain, Arkansas on January 31, 1931 and passed away at Orange County, California on September 8, 2015 at the age of 84 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents and 1 brother Donald Rice and is survived by a son William Wimberly, a grandson Timothy Wimberly, 3 grandchildren Hannah Scott, Blake Wimberly and Haley Wimberly and 3 brothers besides other relatives and many friends.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015 in Family funeral Service Chapel at 10:00 A.M. by Rev. Tommy Toombs

Margaret Bernice (Cunningham) McNAIR

on Sep 19 in Obituaries posted by

Margaret Bernice (Cunningham) McNair passed away on September 17, 2015. She was born on June 10, 1932 in Coffeeville, Kansas to Milton R. Cunningham and Ruby A. (Atchison) Cunningham.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Sam McNair. She worked in the Home Interior decoration business for 30 years prior to retirement. Her hobbies were gardening and traveling and she was of the Baptist Faith. She will be dearly missed by her many friends and relatives.
Visitation will be Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Family Funeral Service from 1:00 until 2:00 PM with a memorial service taking place in the Family Funeral Service Chapel at 2:00P.M. by Rev. Benny Foster.

FREDRICK SIMPSON BARTLETT

on Sep 19 in Obituaries posted by

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Frederick Simpson Bartlett of Vilonia was born on July 31, 1940 in Quitman, Arkansas to Tom and Annie Lindsey Bartlett. He passed away peacefully surrounded by family in his Vilonia home on September 18, 2015 at the age of 75 years.
He was a sheet metal machine operator and a member of the Highway 89 Full Gospel Church. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
He was preceded in death by his parents Tom and Annie Bartlett, a son Timothy Bartlett four sisters Ruth Johnson, Lorene Holmes, Alma Holmes and Maxine Bartlett and two brothers Parnell Bartlett and Elba Bartlett. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sharon Presley Bartlett, four brothers Edwin, Bartlett, Hubert Bartlett, Earl Bartlett all of Quitman and Loy Bartlett of Heber Springs, two daughters Sherry Bartlett and Tammy Bartlett Crossen, son in law Dale Crossen of Vilonia and his five grandchildren, Zach Crossen, Kara Martin, Katelynn Crossen, Kayleigh Gwatney and Austin Gwatney.
Visitation will be on Sunday, September 20, 2015 from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at Family Funeral Service and Funeral Services will be in Family Funeral Chapel on Monday, September 20, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. with Interment in Colony Cemetery.

BOBBYE LEE GRIFFIN

on Sep 18 in Obituaries posted by

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Bobbye Lee Griffin the daughter of J. B. Shaw and Ruth Leora Shaw was born in Sunshine, Arkansas on February 17, 1931 and passed away at Little Rock, Arkansas on September 17, 2015 at the age of 84 years.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Heber Springs and enjoyed her family and games.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Richard Lewis Griffin and two brothers Bud Shaw and Danny Shaw. Survivors are her two sons Billy Griffin of Quitman and Robert Griffin of Morrilton, two daughters Nancy Allen and Debbie Wooten both of Morrilton, a sister Cora Mae Barnett of Heber Springs 10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and a close family friends Judy Acord of Conway besides other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be on Saturday, September 19, 2015 beginning at 12:00 at Family Funeral Service and graveside funeral services will be at 1:00 PM at the Heber Springs Cemetery by Rev. Kaleb Decker.

JERRY B. COTHREN

on Sep 18 in Obituaries posted by

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Jerry B. Cothren the son of Chester Cothren and Minnie Henderson, was born in Heber Springs, Arkansas on May 26, 1941 and passed away of a massive stroke in Little Rock, Arkansas on September 17, 2015 at the age of 74 years.
Jerry had been a minister for over 50 years. He was licensed by Brownsville Church of Greers Ferry and preached his first sermon on July 25, 1959 at Post Oak Church of Greers Ferry. His pastorates include Brownsville Church of Greers Ferry, Smithville Church of Smithville, Lone Star Church of Greers Ferry, Shiloh Church of Greers Ferry, West Side Church of Greers Ferry, Pleasant Ridge Church of Greers Ferry, Tulip Memorial Church of Carthage, First Church of Plumerville, Graves Memorial Church of North Little Rock, West Side Church of Greers Ferry, Harris Chapel at Wynne, Cord Church of Cord and Mount Zion Church of Concord. He served as an Associational Missionary in Greene County for 14 years working with 37 churches.
Jerry earned his Associate of Arts degree from Southern Baptist College in Walnut Ridge (now Williams Baptist College), a Bachelor of Arts from Arkansas College at Batesville and attended Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis. He also worked as a teacher, coach and principal at Wilburn, Leola and Rosebud Public schools.
He was preceded in death by his parents Chester Cothren and Minnie Henderson, his first wife Anita Murphree Cothren, brothers Bruce Cothren and Bob Henderson a sister Phyllis McKillip, and daughter Tanya Kruse.
He is survived by his wife Constance Cothren, son Mark and wife Renell Cothren, a daughter Robin and husband Blaine Reeves, brothers Mike and wife Lottie Cothren, Kevin and wife Brenda Cothren, and Bob Baker, sister Patti and husband Jim McJunkin, grandchildren Jeremy and wife Christie Cothren, Trysta and husband Jacob McGuire, Derek and wife Kayla Cothren, great grandchildren Jared Cothren, Lauryn McGuire, Laynie Grace McGuire and Briggs Case Cothren besides other relatives and many friends.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Family Funeral Service in Heber Springs from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. and funeral services will be at West Side Baptist Church in Greers Ferry on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. Speakers will be Rev. Bill Brown and Rev. Larry Thomas. Pallbearers will be Gerald Bates, Dick Herget, Ernie Hunt, Junior Fife, Walter Murphree, Larry Ramer, Jerry Towell and Jim Wright.

RICHARD LEROY MILLS

on Sep 17 in Obituaries posted by

Richard Leroy Mills (Dick ) passed away at his home in Edgemont, Arkansas on September 11, 2015. Dick was born on October 18, 1939 in Topeka, Kansas to Philip and Marjorie Mills.
After graduating from Topeka High School in 1957, Dick attended Dartmouth College, Kansas University, and Washburn University from which he graduated in 1965. He served in the U .S. Army until 1967. While in Kansas, Dick worked as a Juvenile probation officer, served as Director of Rehabilitation Services for the Capper Foundation, and as Executive Director of the Community Resources Council. In 1973 Dick relocated to Orlando Florida where he was employed as the Executive Director of the Human Services Planning Council. While in Orlando he earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from Florida State University and began working at Orange County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Center. Dick retired in 2000 after serving 16 years as the CEO of New Horizons of the Treasure Coast in Ft. Pierce, FL. He was a lifelong fan of St. Louis Cardinal baseball and also a faithful fan of Kansas Jayhawks basketball. After retirement, Dick and his wife, Mollie, moved from Florida to Greers Ferry Lake, in Edgemont AR.
Dick is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Mollie; daughters Audree Mills of Birmingham, AL; Jennifer Kline and her husband, Jim of Birmingham, AL; grandchildren Jack, Sam, and Lucie Kline also of Birmingham; stepchildren Clark Lewis of Vero Beach Fl; Ginny Lewis Radke and her husband, Peter, of Ottawa, Canada, and grand babies Henry and Mabel Radke of Ottawa. He is also survived by his dear sister, Patricia Petersen of Portland Oregon. Dick was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Dr. Philip Mills, previously of Topeka, KS.
Celebration of Dick’s life will be held at Peace Lutheran Church on Saturday, September 19 at 2:00. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Peace Lutheran Church, PO Box 52, Edgemont, AR. 72044.
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NORMAN DALE BADDERS

on Sep 09 in Obituaries posted by

Norman Dale Badders the son of Jeff Badders and Anna Lee Whitehurst Badders was born in Searcy, Arkansas on June 26, 1938 and passed away at Heber Springs, Arkansas on September 8, 2015 at the age of 77 years.
Norman was a tow truck driver and was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by two sisters Francis Gay Hamilton of Heber Springs and Joyce Ann Morrison of Laotto, Indiana and a niece Lori Kissinger of Heber Springs besides other relatives and many friends.
Cremation services by Family Funeral Service of Heber Springs.

VENA MADELINE BABB

on Sep 08 in Obituaries posted by

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Vena Madeline Babb the daughter of Alfonso Cousins and Colleen McMillon Cousins was born in Floral, Arkansas on September 13, 1924 and passed away at her home on September 7, 2015 at the age of 90 years.
She was a member of the Banner Church of Christ and enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren, crouching and quilt making. She was a homemaker and was preceded in death by her parents Alfonso and Colleen Cousins her husband Robert Owen Babb, four brothers Burl Cousins, Earl Cousins, Carl Cousins and Don Cousins and a grandson Gregory Sutherland.
Mrs. Babb is survived by 2 daughters Brenda C. Sutherland and husband Gary of Drasco and Elaine Clark of Concord, 3 grandchildren Michelle Davis, Gary Lynn Sutherland and Shawn Clark, 10 great grandchildren Derik Davis, Brittany Carlton, Kaylyn Sutherland, Ethan Sutherland, Tracy Gross, Christian Polk, Lane Polk, Ruby Polk, Olivia Clark and Kaylee Clark besides other relatives and many friends.
A visitation will be held at Family Funeral Service on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 6:00 until 8:00 P. M. and funeral services will be on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Banner Church of Christ by John Hitt with pallbearers Shawn Clark, Gary Lynn Sutherland, Ethan Sutherland, Larry John Davis, Derik Davis, Artie Cousins and Matt Carlton, Honorary Pallbearers will be Don Babb, Larry Babb, Tony Thomas and Charles Jennings. Interment will be in Shiloh Crossroads Cemetery