February 12, 2014 Edition

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Births

Hufstedler McCarty

Weddings/Engagements

Stidman - Freer Munoz - White

Obituaries

Christine Bonner William Dean Dailey Patsy Ruth Dawson
Virgil Leon Garvin Glenda Mae Glenn Max Preston Harrell
Katheryn Louise Horn Opal Isabell Joe Keith Robins

Births

Abel Christopher Hufstedler

Adam and Vanessa Hufstedler of Walnut Ridge have announced the birth of their first child, a son, born Feb. 3, 2014, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.

The baby weighed seven pounds, six ounces and has been named Abel Christopher Hufstedler.

Grandparents are Dina Hufstedler of Walnut Ridge, Nathan and Mary Oliver of Bono, Cliff Hufstedler of Warm Springs and Dale and Tammy Sorg of Farmington, Mo.

Great-grandparents are Larry and Sandra Penn of Smithville, Glenn and Marie Oliver of Lynn and Joyce Rose of Walnut Ridge.

Great-great-grandmother is Wanda Rose of Jonesboro.

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Samuel Haddon McCarty

Paul and Heather Prater McCarty of Greers Ferry have announced the birth of their first child, a son, born Jan. 15, 2014, at White River Medical Center in Batesville.

The baby weighed 10 pounds, five ounces, and has been named Samuel Haddon McCarty.

Grandparents are Jim and Tonya Prater of Walnut Ridge and Jerry and Cassie McCarty of Greers Ferry.

Great-grandparents are Thelma L. Davis of Walnut Ridge and Pearl McCarty of Greers Ferry.

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Weddings/Engagements

Stidman - Freer

Dr. and Mrs. Jeff Stidman of Jonesboro have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Stidman, to Wade Freer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Freer of Paragould.

The bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Stidman of Jonesboro and Wilma Heffington of Conway.

She is a graduate of Crowley's Ridge Academy and has a bachelor's degree in accounting from Harding University. She is current pursuing her master's degree in business administration from Harding University.

The groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Freer of Walnut Ridge and Billie Jones of Paragould.

He attended Crowley's Ridge Academy and is an exercise science major at Harding University.

The couple will exchange vows on March 8, 2014, at 4 p.m. at the Valley View Church of Christ in Jonesboro. A reception will follow the ceremony at the church.

All family and friends are invited to attend.

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Munoz - White

Juan and Consuelo Munoz of Jonesboro have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Maria Consuelo Muoz, to Dustin Blake White, son of Tommy and Karen Daniel White of Jonesboro.

The bride is the granddaughter of the late Ernesto and Maria Muoz and the late Julian and Aurelia Villegas.

She is a 2004 graduate of Jonesboro High School and obtained a bachelor's degree in international business and management from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

She is employed at ASU as the immigration advisor.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Deloris White of Jonesboro and the late Rollo White and James and Cleata Daniel of Walnut Ridge.

He is a 2003 Jonesboro High School graduate and received a bachelor's degree in business and economics from Lyon College in Batesville.

He is employed as a teacher in the West Memphis School District.

The couple will exchange vows on May 31, at 1 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Jonesboro. All family and friends are invited to attend the wedding and reception, which will follow at the NEA Exposition Center at 4:30 p.m.

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Obituaries

Christine Bonner

Christine Virginia Bonner, 85, died Feb. 5, 2014, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Little Rock.

Born Jan. 12, 1929, in Cash, she was a homemaker and lifetime resident of Lawrence County.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Ellar Stooks Foster; husband, Ewell Bonner; son, Troy Bonner; four brothers and three sisters.

Survivors include a son, Terry Bonner and wife Janice of Pocahontas; four grandchildren, Cheryl Crow, Tristan Slusser, Travis Bonner and Trent Bonner.

Funeral Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at House-Gregg Funeral Home in Walnut Ridge with Dale Hughart officiating. Burial will follow in Lawrence Memorial Park.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service.

Pallbearers will be Travis Bonner, Tristan Slusser, Cody Bonner, Joseph Crow, Tyler Crow and Fred Van Hoozer. Honorary pallbearers will be Trent Bonner and Hubert Workman.

An online guestbook is available at www.housegreggfh.com.

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William Dean Dailey

William Dean Dailey, 63, died Feb. 6, 2014.

Born Feb. 6, 1951, in Walnut Ridge, he was the son of Jearl and Nada Dailey. He worked in telecommunications most of his life and was of the Church of Christ belief.

Survivors include his wife, Denise Swan Dailey of Searcy; six children, Bobbie Jean Lamb of Fort Smith, William Dailey Jr. of Cerritos, Calif., Jerry Dailey and family of Mesa, Ariz., Jenny Marse Brooks, Nicki Dailey and Clay Dailey, all of Searcy; three sisters, Suzan Dailey of Smithville, Sarah Cavenaugh and Edith Hepler, both of Maricopa, Ariz.; and 16 grandchildren.

A memorial service will b e held at a later date.

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Patsy Ruth Dawson

Patsy Ruth Dawson, 75, of Walnut Ridge, passed away Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in the St. Bernard's Medical Center.

Born Sept. 16, 1938, in Walnut Ridge; daughter of Claude (Shorty) and Elsie Booth Rice. She was a driver and delivered for the local Meals on Wheels and was a member of the New Life Cathedral Church in Hoxie.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thomas Alvin Dawson; a son, Greg Dawson; two brothers, Carl and Frankie Rice.

Survivors include a daughter, Kim Huckaby of Walnut Ridge; three grandsons, Shawn Dawson, Brandon (Nikki) Dawson and Blake Snow; one sister, Barbara Joyce Christopher of Walnut Ridge; two brothers, Junior (Dixie) Rice of Walnut Ridge, Sonnie (Judy) Rice of Pocahontas; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service will be Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the New Life Cathedral Church in Hoxie with Bro. Chuck Fitzgerald officiating. Interment will follow in the Old Military Cemetery in Sedgwick under the direction of the Bryan Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from noon till 2 p.m. Friday.

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Virgil Leon Garvin

Virgil Leon Garvin, 76, of Warm Springs, died Feb. 5, 2014, at St. Bernards in Jonesboro.

Born Aug. 10, 1937, in Sedgwick, he was the son of James S. Guy and Dorothy Buchanan Garvin. He was a carpenter and a cattle farmer.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Herman Garvin.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Dorothy Murphy Garvin, whom he married Aug. 9, 1957; three sons, Marty Martin, Maynard, Wendell Garvin, Pocahontas, and Wesley Garvin, Warm Springs; a daughter, Kim Koster, Maynard; a brother, Samuel Garvin, Michigan; five sisters, Helen Swindle, Greenbrier, Shirley Gilbert, Pocahontas, Sharon Bristow, Hoxie, Evelyn Crow, Calico Rock, and Ruth Phillips, Black Rock; 17 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Saturday at noon at the home of Wesley Garvin/Power of Freedom Ministry at Warm Springs with pastor Jeff Hamm and Bro. Clay Garvin officiating. Burial was in Macedonia Cemetery near Warm Springs under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Ben Samons, Garrett Garvin, Seth Koster, Shane Koster, Richey Green and Dustin McGlothlin. Honorary pallbearers were Austin Garvin, Brandon Garvin and Braden Garvin.

An online guestbook is available at www.bryanfh.com.

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Glenda Mae Glenn

Glenda Mae Glenn, 87, of Lynn died Feb. 4, 2014, at Lawrence Hall Nursing Center.

Born March 25, 1926, in Powhatan, she was a homemaker and member of Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Eaton.

She was preceded in the death by husband, George Glenn, Sr.; her parents, William and Irma Mitchell Mize; sons, George Glenn Jr. and Michael Glenn; brothers, W.C. Mize and Dent Mize; and sisters, Wanda Glenn and Nona Ruth Mize.

Survivors include a daughter, Phyllis Woodard and husband Robert of Lynn; a sister, Norma Justus of Little Rock; a brother, Bob Mize and wife Wanda of Wellford, S.C.; a daughter-in-law, Linda Glenn of Pocahontas; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be 11 a.m., Friday at House-Gregg Funeral Home in Lynn with Gary Winters officiating. Burial will follow in the Dry Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service.

Pallbearers will be Billy Justus, Tony Brugoto, Breanna Glenn, Sean Glenn, Jonathan Woodard and Kennon Woodard.

An online guestbook is available at www.housegreggfh.com.

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Max Preston Harrell

Max Preston Harrell, 83, of Kansas City, Mo., died Feb. 5, 2014.

Born Aug. 5, 1930, in Black Rock, he was the son of Albert and Thelma Harrell. He lived most of his life in Kansas City, where he owned and operated Marcy's Restaurant and Lounge for 26 years.

He was preceded in death by a son, Steve Harrell; and two brothers, Marcy Harrell and William Harrell.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Edna Modene Harrell; a daughter, Dianne Harrell and husband Thomas Imig; and two grandchildren, Cory Imig and Matthew Imig; and a great-granddaughter.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, at White Chapel Funeral Home in Gladstone, Mo.

Memorials may be made to Harvester's Food Bank.

An online guestbook is available at memorial.yourtribute.com./Max-Harrell/.

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Katheryn Louise Horn

Katheryn Louise Horn, 73, of Imboden, died Feb. 6, 2014, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.

Born March 11, 1940, in Canalou, Mo., she worked as a machine operator at Cinch for 24 years and was a member of Skaggs Church of Christ in Pocahontas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Allen Horn, whom she married Jan. 4, 1958, in Hernando, Miss.; a son, David Horn; her parents, Louis E. and Louise Moore Douglas; a brother, Mike Douglas and a sister, Dorothy Ward.

Survivors include a son, Chris Horn and wife Pennie, Imboden; two daughters, Cathy Davis and husband Mark, Pocahontas, and Joy Nash and husband Rick, Walnut Ridge; two sisters, Shirley Horn, Burton, Mich., and Mildred Lafontaine Schafer, Doniphan, Mo.; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Cox-Fears Funeral Home with Jon Fears officiating. Burial was in Brockett Cemetery near Stokes.

Pallbearers were Brandon Nash, Brent Boyles, Jason Ludwig, Jon Fears, Josh Brooks and Brian Ibarra.

An online guestbook is available at www.cox-fearsfuneralhome.com.

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Opal Isabell

Opal Isabell, 91, of Swifton, died Feb. 7, 2014, in Newport.

Born May 22, 1922, she was the daughter of Walter and Mollie Webb Williams.

She was a seamstress and a member of the Abiding Faith Pentecostal Church of God at Swifton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Estel Lloyd Isabell; two brothers, Kenneth Williams and Frank Gay; two sisters, Cleo Hatfield and Fern Davis; and a great-grandson, Brad Heath.

Survivors include a daughter, Donna Bradley Evins and husband James, Pennington; five grandchildren, Angie Brock, Vada Hutchins, Tina Stoner, Bill Bradley and Terry Bradley; eight great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Abiding Faith Pentecostal Church of God in Swifton with Bro. Thomas Patterson officiating. Burial was in Haines Cemetery under the direction of Jackson's Newport Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Terry Bradley, Bill Bradley, Clint Brock, Farrell Hutchins, Shane Heath and Matthew Bradley. Honorary pallbearers were Justin Hutchins, Jeremy Hutchins and Tyler Stoner.

An online guestbook is available at www.jacksonsfh.com.

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Joe Keith Robins

Joe Keith Robins, 78, of Strawberry, died Feb. 3, 2014, at his home.

Born Nov. 3, 1935, at Strawberry, he was the son of Edward Jean Ed and Lois Campbell Robins. He was a retired dry wall finisher.

He was preceded in death by three sons, Allen Robins, Edward Robins and Bryan Robins.

Survivors include his wife, Therese Patient; six children, including daughter, Pamela Joe Jessup, Shepherd, Texas; a sister, Mollie Faye Guthrie, Lebanon, Ill.; a brother, Charles Robins, Strawberry; 19 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Friday at 2 p.m. at Bryan Funeral Home with Alan Albert officiating.

Honorary pallbearers were Justin Robins, Brandon Robins, Dakota Dillon, Dalton Dillon, Michael Fugel, Robert Jessup Jr., Brock Albert and Austin Mooney.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Mid South Division, 1100 Ireland Way, Suite 300, Birmingham, AL 35205.

An online guestbook is available at www.bryanfhcom.

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