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JACKIE LYNN BADDERS

on Jan 23 in Obituaries posted by

Jackie Lynn Badders the son of Roy Dale Badders and Marilyn Burns Badders was born on September 28, 1968 and passed away in Little Rock, Arkansas on January 20, 2014 at the age of 45 years.

Jackie was a mechanic and attended the Pleasant Springs Fellowship Church. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and spending time with his family and grandson. He had been a resident of Cleburne County all his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents Roy and Marilyn Badders, a brother Michael Dillehay and a sister Ruth Dillehay, his grandmother Monteen Badders and his grandfather A. J. (Jack) Badders.

Survivors are his daughter Krissy Watkins and husband Kevin, son Jay Badders, two brothers Tommy Burns and Jesse Ray Phillips, lifelong friend Rebecca Forrester, grandson Ryland Watkins and friend Chrissy Johnston, besides other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be on Saturday, January 25 at 12:00 Noon at the Pleasant Springs Fellowship Church and funeral services will be at the church at 2:00 P.M. by Rev. Billy Merritt. Interment will be in South Crossroads Cemetery with pallbearers Vince Bryant, Jeff McCann, Bruce Galloway, Billy Evans, Dylan Herndon and Doug Thurmand. Honorary pallbearers will be Jay Badders and Kevin Watkins.

ROGER DALE GREENE

on Jan 19 in Obituaries posted by

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Roger Dale Greene the son of Herman Greene and Julia Williams Greene was born in Heber Springs, Arkansas on May 4, 1948 and passed away at White County Medical Center in Searcy, Arkansas on January 18, 2014 at the age of 65 years.

Roger was a member of the Center Point Baptist Church and was a former member of the National Guard.  He enjoyed fishing, the outdoors, cows and cutting wood.  Roger liked his work and spending time with people just talking.  He loved his grandchildren and being with them.

He was preceded in death by his father Herman Greene.  He is survived by his wife Sandra Thompson Greene , his mother Julia Williams Greene, one son Chris Greene and wife Kim of Quitman, two daughters Amanda Hess and husband Daniel of Quitman and Rebecca Holmes and husband Justin of Heber Springs, two grandchildren Hanna and Cooper besides aunts and uncles other relatives and many friends.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at Family Funeral Service and Funeral Services will be at the Family Funeral Service Chapel on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 2:00 P. M. by Rev. Dennis Smith.  Pallbearers will be Jason Greene, Travis Greene, Ricky Greene, David Frasier, Terry Jones, Randy Jones, Brad Moore and Mike Greene.    Honorary Pallbearers will be Steve Greene Scott Moore, Kevin Greene and Keith Greene.  Interment will be in Bethlehem Cemetery in Wooster, Arkansas of Highway 225.

 

ANNA DELLE DUKE

on Jan 16 in Obituaries posted by

Anna Delle Duke the daughter of Clymer Keisling and Eula Conner Keisling was born in Marianna, Arkansas on September 25, 1939 and passed away at her home in Pangburn, Arkansas on January 16, 2014 at the age of 74 years.

Anna was retired and her religious belief was Baptist.  She became a Christian at age 16 and she collected Light Houses and Spoons.  She loved gardening. She had lived in the Pangburn community for the past 13 years and lived prior in the state of Mississippi.

She was preceded in death by her parents and is survived by her husband Wendell Duke, a son John Peterson III and a daughter Pam Wright, two brothers Ronnie Keisling and wife (Pat) and Terry Keisling and wife (Angie), two grandsons Randall Wright and Christopher Wright besides nieces and nephews other relatives and many friends.

Cremation arrangements by Family Funeral Service of Heber Springs, Arkansas. www.dwightfamilyfuneral.com

BYNUM DOYAL HOLLIMAN

on Jan 16 in Obituaries posted by

 

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On January 15, 2014 Bynum Doyal Holliman was called to his heavenly home.  He was born August 1, 1924 at home in Quitman, Arkansas.  He left this earth January 15, 2014 peacefully at home in Ida, Arkansas.  He worked over 25 years as a land surveyor’s assistant for Bobby New.  He enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with his grandchildren / great grandchildren.  He will be greatly missed and we will forever remember his whistle.

Family members preceding Bynum in death include 3 brothers and his parents Arthur and Maude (Davis) Holliman.

Survivors include one daughter Linda Diann Long, grandchildren, Lisa (Gary) Clayton, Autumn (Adam) Stanford, Penny (Daniel) Richey, Michael ( Jessica) Long. Great Grandchildren, Courtney Clayton, Westley Clayton, Kristin Long, Bailey Stanford, Hailey Stanford, Kenley Clayton, Aleah Richey and Elijah Long.

Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Friday, January 17, 2014 at Family Funeral Service. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Family Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Roger Knapp officiating.  Pallbearers are Michael Long, Westley Clayton, Gary Clayton, Adam Stanford, Daniel Richey and Joe Rinehart.  Honorary Pallbearers are Bailey Stanford and Morgen Smith.  He will be laid to rest at Millers Cemetery in Ida, Arkansas.

NIKKI GAYLE RUST

on Jan 15 in Obituaries posted by

 

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Nikki Rust, 42, one of the world’s most gentle souls, passed away from pneumonia on January 11, 2014.  She was a beloved mother, daughter, sister, and friend.  We are heart-broken from losing her way too early.  She will be deeply missed.

Nikki is survived by her children, Steven and Samantha Linebarger, whom she loved more than anything.  She is also survived by her parents, Gary and Deanna Rust; brother Matt Rust (Lisa), sisters Gina McNew (Brad) and Bonnie Robertson (Brian); her closest friends, Crystal Linch Barnum, and Jeanie Weeks, and a host of nieces and nephews.

The memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2014, at West Side First Baptist Church, located at 7025 Greers Ferry Road, Greers Ferry, Arkansas.  Remember to Always Smile.

CAROLE L. BOBEL

on Jan 15 in Obituaries posted by

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Carole L. Bobel, age 71, of Heber Springs, AR entered into eternal life on January 10, 2014 surrounded by close family members in her home.  Her spirit is carried on by David J. Bobel, her husband of 52 years, and their three children, Kenneth Bobel (Ft. Smith, AR), Dr. Gregory Bobel (Conway, AR), and Laura Stark (Heber Springs, AR).  She is preceded in death by her father and mother (Albert and Belle Lips) formerly of Heber Springs.

 

She was born in Chicago, IL and was of Lutheran faith.  She graduated from North ParkHigh School in 1960 and married her childhood sweetheart, Dave Bobel, in 1961.  She and her family relocated to Heber Springs in 1979 where she was a homemaker and substitute teacher for the HeberSpringsSchool District.

 

She was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling, dining, and spending time with her children and four grandchildren.  In her early life, she became an accomplished piano player and performed multiple recitals as a child.  Later, she attended North Park College and worked in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart as a secretary.  A proud native Chicagoan, she was also proud of the many accomplishments of her children and grandchildren.  She also had a soft spot for dogs and her two Labrador retrievers.

 

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.  Her family has asked that in lieu of flowers or cards, any donations be made to the American Cancer Society in her memory.

R.B. WATSON

on Jan 12 in Obituaries posted by

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R. B. Watson the son of Ed Watson and Elsie Parker Watson was born in Blue Ball, Arkansas on May 9, 1925 and passed away in Little Rock, Arkansas on January 11, 2014 at the age of 88 years.

He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving in World War II and was involved in the invasion of the Mariana and Marshall Islands. His religious belief was Methodist and he was a retired truck driver owning his own company.  R. B.  was a bus driver for the West Side School District for 18 years.  He enjoyed mowing yards for family and friends. He was the owner of Watson Grocery Store in Higden and enjoyed playing music and helping people.

R. W. was preceded in death by his wife Helen who passed away about 10 years ago, his parents Ed and Elsie Watson, two brothers Jim Watson and Bethel Watson and a sister Troyce.  He is survived by 2 sons Richard Watson and wife Kathy of Wrightwood, California and John Watson and wife Susan of Higden, two sisters Wanda Mitchell of Benton and Ava McConnell of Cabot, 6 grandchildren Wendy Prescher and husband Brent, Lisa Gilmore and husband Greg, John Watson and wife Starr, Karen Lamey and husband Steven, Laurie Tito and husband Nick and Melissa Gomez and husband Damon, 11 great grandchildren Baily, John David, Elizabeth, Garrett, Hayden, Keelie, Dorian, Nicholis, Brook, Dean and Siena, besides aunts uncles, nieces and nephews other relatives and many friends.

A visitation will be held n Monday, January 13, 2014 from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at Family Funeral Service and Funeral Services will be Graveside on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. in Higden McLahaney Cemetery by Rev. Sherman Morrison with Military Honors.  Pallbearers will be Greg Gilmore, Brent Prescher, John Watson, Steven Lamey, Rex Dean and Grady Brown. Honorary Pallbearers are John David Prescher, Garret Gilmore, Hayden Gilmore and Dorian Perez.

BONNIE SUE ALLEN

on Jan 10 in Obituaries posted by

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Bonnie Sue Allen the daughter of William Harvill and Myrtle Wilkins Harvill was born in Kankakee, Illinois on May 24, 1958 and passed away at her home in Tumbling Shoals, Arkansas on January 8, 2014 at the age of 55 years.

Bonnie was a homemaker and had been a member of the Cleburne County Baptist Church for 25 years. She enjoyed sewing, her grandchildren, reading, pipe lining with her husband Tim and yard sales.

She was preceded in death by her parents William and Myrtle Harvill, a brother Roger Harvill and a granddaughter Brittney Nickole.  She is survived by her husband Timothy (Tim) Allen 1, daughter Renee Torres and husband Jamie, daughter Dawn Dill and husband Ray, daughter Nickole Moody and husband Robert, daughter April Allen and son Timothy Allen II and wife Jamie, four brothers Willard Harvill, Steve Harvill, Clifford Harvill and Danny Harvill, two sisters Cathy Harvill and Brenda Garduno.  She is also survived by ten grandchildren Evan, Trevor, Keeley, Christian, Chandler, Gabriel, Victoria, Kimberly, Timothy III and Geoffery besides other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. in the Cleburne County Baptist Church by Pastor Tim Crumpton and Pastor Timothy Allen II.  Pallbearers will be Timothy Allen II, Steve Harvill, Willard Harvill, Clifford Harvill, Trevor Torres and Danny Harvill.   Honorary Pallbearers will be Evan Moody, Christian Torres, Gabriel Torres and Chandler Dill.  Interment will be in Chastain Chapel Cemetery.

ROGER L. PUTT

on Jan 05 in Obituaries posted by

 

 

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Roger L. Putt the son of William Roy Putt and Lillie Engles Putt was born in Heber Springs, Arkansas on January 31, 1934 and passed away at the John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas on January 4, 2014 at the age of 79 years.

Roger was a member of the South Crossroads Church and a Sunday School Teacher at the church. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and enjoyed ham radio, playing music and visiting senior citizens at nursing homes.

He was preceded in death by his parents William Roy and Lillie Putt, a daughter Marilyn Putt and a brother Roy Putt, JR. He is survived by his wife Virginia (Hill) Putt of Heber Springs and a daughter Dana Samadzadeh of Folsom, California, three grandchildren Damon Dearing, Jason Fulps and Kiana Samadzadeh, two great grandchildren Austin Dearing and Katelyn Dearing besides other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be on Thursday, January 9 at Family Funeral Service from 6:00 until 8:00 PM and funeral services will be on Friday, January 10, 2013 at 10:00 Am at South Crossroads Church by Rev. Kenneth Rolland JR. with interment in Heber Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Moe Samadzadeh, Damon Dearing, Austin Dearing, Leon Adcock, Wade Adcock and Michael Crumpler.

LARRY DALE MASON

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Larry Dale Mason the son of Robert Howard Mason and Retha Watkins Mason was born in Judsonia, Arkansas on February 29, 1948 and passed away in Jacksonville, Arkansas on January 2, 2014 at the age of 65 years.

Larry was a Christian and had lived his life in Arkansas.  He was a retired small business owner and a pipe liner.

He was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by a 2 sons Jimmy Mason of Batesville, Arkansas and Larry Mason, JR of Joy, Arkansas 3 daughters Christy Bittle of Searcy, Arkansas, Heide Kuzilik of Heber Springs, Arkansas and Tina Mason of Bee Branch, Arkansas besides other relatives and many friends.

Cremation arrangements by Family Funeral Service