February 4, 2015 Edition

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Jimmy Terry Durham Janet Loraine Galbreath E. Glenda Jones
Doris M. Lewis Freddie James Pickney Luther Woodrow Taylor
Patience Lee Terrell William Pete Tretenburg III Howell Anderson Vaughan


Jimmy Terry Durham

A memorial service for Jimmy Terry Durham, who died March 1, 2014, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Durham-Fortenberry Cemetery in Smithville. Several family members and friends were unable to attend his funeral in March due to icy weather conditions. All are welcome to attend the memorial. If directions are needed, contact his mother, Martha Ann Durham, at 870-528-3373.

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Janet Loraine Galbreath

Janet Loraine Galbreath, 69, of Walnut Ridge, died Jan. 29, 2015, at St. Bernards in Jonesboro.

Born June 2, 1945, in Decatur, Ill., she was a homemaker and a member of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

She was preceded in death by two sons; a daughter, her parents, Eugene and Jeanette Stout Seaton; and a brother.

Survivors include three sons, Donnie Galbreath, Gene Galbreath and Jeff Galbreath, all of Walnut Ridge; a daughter, Elizabeth Horn, Walnut Ridge; a brother, John Seaton, Kennewick, Wash.; three sisters, Nancy Ward, Aurora, Ill., Wilma Jones, Walnut Ridge, and Betty Ernst, Decatur, Ill.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was Friday at 3 p.m. at Lawrence Memorial Park with Bros. Morris Phillips and Scott Downum officiating.

Family served as pallbearers.

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

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E. Glenda Jones

E. Glenda Jones, 89, of Sun City, Texas, formerly of Black Rock, passed away gently and peacefully on Jan. 29, 2015, after a brief illness.

Born Sept. 27, 1925, Glenda was the first-born child of David W. and Ruby Smith Duckworth, originally of Black Rock. She oversaw the safe deposit department of Albany Savings Bank in Albany, N.Y., for many years, until retiring in 1982. After retirement, she and her husband, Harlon, traveled extensively.

She also kept busy with her knitting, artistic talents, musical abilities and cooking for her loving family. In recent years, residing in Sun City, Texas, she was a key member of the Sun City Dulcimer Players, playing guitar and singing in concerts for local nursing homes and fundraising events for The Caring Place.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Pauline (Harold) Woodyard; and a brother, Donald Willard (Laquetia) Duckworth.

Survivors include her loving husband of 70 years, Harlon W. Jones; a daughter, Lynne (Charles) Hawk, Zanesville, Ohio; two sons, Warren (Vicki) Jones, Georgetown, Texas, and Larry (Ellen) Jones, Omaha, Neb.; a brother, Howard (Dolores) Duckworth, Smithville; a sister, Anna B. (John) Ruscin, Sullivan, Ill.; six grandchildren, Charles Hawk, Dawn Daily, Laurice Jones, Elissa Jones, Kelly Jones and Kevin Jones, five great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Ramsey Funeral Home of Georgetown, Texas, had charge of local arrangements.

A memorial service will be held in Black Rock at a later date.

Memorials may be made to The Caring Place, 2000 Railroad Avenue, Georgetown, TX 78626.

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


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Doris M. Lewis

Doris M. Lewis, 83, of Strawberry, died Jan. 30, 2015, at the Ash Flat Health Center.

Born Oct. 26, 1931, in Winter Haven, Fla., she was the daughter of Mike and Hazel Stewart King. She was a longtime resident of Lawrence County and a member of Southern Baptist Church in Strawberry. She received a master’s degree in education from Arkansas State University, and taught for many years before retiring.

She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Survivors include her husband, David Lewis; a sister, Joyce Fisher, Florida; and two brothers, Jim King, Florida, and Tommy King, Smithville.

Graveside service was Monday at 11 a.m. at Smithville Cemetery with Carl Cates officiating. House-Gregg Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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

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Freddie James Pickney

Freddie James Pickney, 93, of Black Rock, died Jan. 29, 2015, at his home.

Born Feb. 2, 1921, in Black Rock, he was the son of William E. and Allie Mae Propst Pickney. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a retired service station owner and a Mason. He was of the Pentecostal faith.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Violet Viola Lawrence Pickney, whom he married May 27, 1947; a daughter, Sharon Berlecamp; a grandson, Jerry Darris; seven brothers and five sisters.

Survivors include three sons, Freddie Pickney Jr., Donald Sanders and Bobby Joe Pickney, all of Black Rock; two daughters, Diane Ragsdale and Jeanette Darris, both of Black Rock; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Monday at 2 p.m. at Bryan Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Bryant officiating. Burial was in Oak Forest Cemtery at Black Rock.

Pallbearers were Chuck Ludwig, T.J. Ludwig, Gregg Hall, Dean Pickney, Scott Pickney and Michael Sanders. Honorary pallbearers were Alan Smith, Hunter Smith, Alyson Smith, Brandi Ragsdale, Jennifer Pickney, Pam Smith, Anthony Ludwig, Jason Ludwig, Jaxson Pickney and Wayne Darris.

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

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Luther Woodrow Taylor

Luther Woodrow Taylor, 98, of Mokena, Ill., died Feb. 1, 2015, at his home.

Born Nov. 19, 1916, he was the son of Willie and Hannah Madden Taylor. He was a longtime resident of Lawrence County before retiring in Illinois. He was a laborer in construction and was of the Pentecostal faith.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rachel Marie Taylor; a son, R.L. Taylor; seven brothers; and two sisters.

Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie Clinton and husband Marlin, Lockport, Ill., and Annette Spring, Mokena, Ill.; two sisters, Louvell Duncan, Swifton, and Loutrisha Cates, Lebanon, Mo.; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral is Saturday at 11 a.m. at House-Gregg Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Saturday from 9:30-11 a.m. with Carl Neal officiating.

Pallbearers will be Josh Clinton, John Clinton, Gary Taylor, Gary L. Taylor, Berlan Taylor and Phil Taylor.

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

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Patience Lee Terrell

Patience Lee Terrell, two-month-old daughter of Zachary Davis and Haley Terrell, died Jan. 31, 2015, in Newport.

She was born Nov. 1, 2014, in Salem.

She was preceded in death by her great-grandfather, John Baird.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother, Colby Terrell, of the home; a sister, Lisa Davis, Swifton; grandparents, Terry and Shelly Honeycutt, Ravenden, Marty Terrell, Hardy, and Danny and Kathryn Mitchell, Tuckerman; and her great-grandparents, Opal Baird, Pocahontas, Sevella Terrell, Hardy, and Larry and Sonja Mitchell, Tuckerman.

Funeral is today at 2 p.m. at House-Gregg Funeral Home with Don House officiating. Burial will be in Opposition Cemetery at Ravenden.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of the service.

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

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William Pete Tretenburg III

William Pete Tretenburg III, 93, of Imboden, died Jan. 27, 2015, at NEA Baptist Hospital.

Born Sept. 3, 1921, in Sharp County, he was the son of William Pete Tretenburg II and Annie Emrich. He was a World War II Army veteran and a farmer.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen Elizabeth Ward; two brothers, Joe Tretenburg and Lowell Tretenburg; and a sister, Deana Boils.

Survivors include a son, Paul Tretenburg, Pocahontas; a daughter, Annie Kemper, Pocahontas; three grandchildren, Bo Tretenburg, Heather Tretenburg Rickey and Kisha Tretenburg; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Sunday at 2 p.m. at Bryan Funeral Home with pastors Jeff Hamm and Bart Morrison officiating. Burial was in Old Lebanon Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Danny Boils, Cody Rickey, Kevin Rose, Kolin Rose, Bo Tretenburg and Sean Wantulok.

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

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Howell Anderson Vaughan

Howell Anderson "Andy” Vaughan, 56, of Fuquay-Varina, N.C., passed away on Jan. 29, 2015.

He was born March 31, 1958, in Talladega, Ala., to Charles A. and Velma B. Vaughan. He grew up in Miami, Fla., and graduated from Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Fla., in 1980 with an associate’s degree in nursing. He graduated from the Physician Assistant Program at Wake Forest University in 1992. He was a physician assistant with Wake Emergency Physicians, PA.

In addition to his parents, Andy was preceded in death by an infant son, Benjamin Daniel Vaughan; a sister-in-law, Stephanie Rainey Bost; and his mother-in-law, Patsy Rainey Bost Hollar.

Survivors include wife, Leah Bost Vaughan; two daughters, Harper Jane Vaughan, Fuquay-Varina, N.C, and Sarah Elizabeth Vaughan, Lake Elsinore, Calif.; a son, Joseph Robert Vaughan (Cindy) CTI1, Honolulu, Hawaii; and two granddaughters, Alyssa and Jenna Vaughan, both of Honolulu, Hawaii.

Additionally, he is survived by father-in-law, Larry Hollar, Granite Falls, N.C.; his step mother-in-law, Patricia (Van) Irwin, Beaufort, S.C.; nieces Anabelle and Rainey Scarborough, Hickory, N.C.; step sister-in-law, Julia (Rick) Whisenant, Asheville, N.C.; and step sister in-law, Joanna (Eric) Swanson, Spartanburg, S.C.

He is also survived by niece and nephews, Lindsay, Collin and Jarod Swanson of Spartanburg, S.C., and Wesley, Zachary, and Luke Whisenant, Asheville, N.C.

A memorial service was held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Good Shepherd United Church of Christ in Cary, N,C., with pastor Carla Gregg-Kearns officiating. Williford Funeral Home of Fuquay-Varina, N.C., had charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Be the Match Foundation or The Healing Place of Wake County.

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

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