Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Home

History At Griffin Leggett Funeral Homes & Memorial Parks, our story spans more than a century. It is a proud tradition, an honorable heritage and a history that we share with the communities we serve. Our experience guides our care, and our history reminds us that we are first and foremost a family serving families — we are people to depend on. In fact, Griffin Leggett Funeral Homes were named �Best of the Best� funeral homes in 1998 by readers of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette. Community Involvement At Griffin Leggett, we take pride in being part of the communities we serve. In addition to providing professional and caring funeral service to Arkansas families, we are proud to offer the use of our facilities to local organizations for meetings or get-togethers. We also provide grief seminars and support groups, memorial services, hospice programs and a Memorial Tree program to remember loved ones during the holidays. Our Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Location Healey & Roth Funeral Home was founded in 1905. In 1974, it merged with Griffin Leggett Funeral Home, which was established in 1936. The strong traditions of Griffin Leggett and those of Healey & Roth combined to create an establishment capable of providing unparalleled professional and personal service to Little Rock families. At Griffin Leggett, we believe that every life is unique, and every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. Griffin Leggett also offers The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility.


Our Obituaries

Jean Hardin

September 26, 1933 - December 3, 2016

Jean Hardin, 83, of Little Rock was born September 26, 1933 and passed away on December 3, 2016. She is survived by her children Gary Hardin (Shana) and Diana Morey as well as 3 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren also her brothers M.P. and J.P. Williams. She was a member of Geyer Springs First Baptist Church and was active for many years with the Multiple Scleroses Association Support Group...
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John Vowell

June 16, 1932 - November 28, 2016

Dr. John G. Vowell was born in Martin, TN 84 years ago and passed into the next phase of his life on November 28, 2016. John was member of the Masonic Lodge, a retired dentist, a devoted husband, and loving father. He practiced dentistry for 40 years starting in Wilmot, AR moving to Hazen, AR, finishing his career in Little Rock.He lived his life with passion and love while enjoying his...
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Rachel Rena Young

February 9, 1922 - November 28, 2016

RACHEL RENA ROUSE YOUNG “Who can find a virtuous woman? Her price is far above rubies.” This verse clearly describes Rachel Rouse Young of North Little Rock who went to be with her Lord on Monday, November 28, 2016. She was born February 9, 1922 in Carlisle to Noel and Jessie Pearson Rouse. She enjoyed many years as a beautician. She met the love of her life Joe Dean...
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Jimmy Wayne Hartwick

May 20, 1937 - November 27, 2016

My beloved husband, father, and Big Papaw, Jimmy Wayne Hartwick, Sr., 79, of Little Rock, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 27, 2016. He was born in Guy, Arkansas to Garland and Lois Hartwick on May 20, 1937. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Geneva Battles. Jim was president and owner of Ozark Acoustical Contractors, president of Western Hills Country Club of...
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Jo Ann Gann

March 11, 1932 - November 24, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - Jo Ann Gann, 84 of Little Rock joined the angels in Heaven on Thanksgiving Day, November 24. Born in Alexandria, Louisiana on March 11, 1932 she was married to the love of her life, Jim for 47 wonderful years who preceded her in death in 2000. Jo Ann was active in the arts and created many beautiful paintings over the years. Her volunteer efforts were many including den leader for...
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Linda Diane Kirtley

December 12, 1947 - November 22, 2016

Linda Diane Kirtley, age 68, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on November 22, 2016. Born December 12, 1947 to Troy Lee Kirtley and Bettie Joe (Davis) Kirtley, Linda was a loving and devoted mother. She was known for her independence, fierce determination, and her hard work ethic. In addition to her love and devotion to family, she also loved the Lord and was of the Baptist faith. She is...
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Mattie Sue Vanlandingham

March 8, 1926 - November 21, 2016

Mattie Sue Vanlandingham, age 90, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on November 21, 2016. Sue was born March 8, 1926 in Okolona, Arkansas to the late H.A. (Alton) Hall and Anna Mae (Childers) Hall. She was retired from JC Penney after 25 years of service in the catalog and credit department. She will be remembered as a faithful wife, mother, grandmother, friend, and caretaker of her two...
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Robbie M. Boatright

January 27, 1932 - November 21, 2016

Robbie Marion Boatright, 84, of Little Rock, passed away on Monday November 21, 2016. She was born on January 27, 1932 near Zion (Battles), Arkansas. She grew up on a small farm and learned the value of hard work. After high school, she moved to Little Rock and married Emmett Boatright after a very short courtship. She was a homemaker most of her married life, supporting her husband and their...
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George Thomas Gwatney

November 8, 1944 - November 18, 2016

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John Pete Jordan

July 8, 1946 - November 18, 2016

John “Pete” Jordan, affectionately known as “Peach”, entered into eternal rest on November 18, 2016 from his residence. He was born to Theodore J. and Johnnie L. Jordan on July 8, 1946 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He leaves to cherish his memory, three sons, John Deric Jordan (Little Rock, AR.), DeShawn Marc Williams-Jordan (Conway, AR.), and Joel Jordan (Reseda, CA.); three...
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Valerie Gail Elrod

December 18, 1950 - November 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Ho, LITTLE ROCK, AR.
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Evelyn D. Marvin

April 22, 1919 - November 14, 2016

Evelyn Marvin, 97, of Little Rock was born April 22, 1919 in Little Rock to the late James Keck and Minnie Lee Darden Keck. She went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 14th, 2016 at Woodland Heights Nursing Home. She was a loving wife and mother. She loved animals and had a green thumb. She enjoyed gardening and working outdoors.She was preceded in death by her husband William J. Marvin and...
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Etta Jewel Barrett

July 10, 1924 - November 11, 2016

Etta Jewel Baker Barrett Bostian was born on July 10, 1924, in Biscoe, Arkansas to John A. and Effie Jewel Mullen Baker. She graduated from Moro High School in 1943 and attended Draughan's School of Business in Little Rock. During WWII, she worked for Western Union in both Little Rock and New York. In 1946, she began a lengthy career with Merrill Lynch and retired in 1979 after 33 years of...
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Roxanna Kaye Perez

January 18, 1947 - November 9, 2016

Roxanna Kaye Perez, 69, resident of Little Rock, Arkansas, for the past 16 years, born in Omaha, Nebraska, was called home on November 9, 2016, to join along side her father, Donald Hugill; her mother, Mildred Hugill; her brother, Carl Hugill; her son, Brian Mattman; and great-grandson Antonio Buck.She is survived by her husband, Eutorgio Perez; daughters, Leanna Perez and Tracy Garrett; her son,...
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Henrietta Elaine Simpson

September 19, 1939 - November 8, 2016

Henrietta Elaine Simpson, 77 of Little Rock, passed away November 8, 2016. She was born to Henry and Bernice Simpson on September 19, 1939 in Enid, OK.She was an employee of Brandon Company for 59 years.She is preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Charles Simpson; and her sister, Margaret Simpson.She is survived by her sister, Katie Thompson.Visitation will be held at Griffin Leggett...
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Charles Buddy Cagle

August 21, 1940 - November 6, 2016

Charles “Buddy” Cagle, 76, of Little Rock, died peacefully November 6, 2016, at Presbyterian Village. He was born August 21, 1940, to Pauline and William Cagle in Dumas, Arkansas.Buddy grew up in North Little Rock. He attended St. Patrick Grade School and Catholic High School where he excelled in academics and all sports. He received a scholarship to Arkansas Tech where he played...
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Ralph Jacobs

July 4, 1936 - November 5, 2016

Ralph Jacobs, of Maumelle, Arkansas, passed away peacefully and quietly surrounded by family on Saturday, November 5, 2016.A native of Rockingham, N.C., Ralph served in the United States Air Force until his retirement in 1975. After retiring, he moved to Lake Charles, La. He lived in Lake Charles for 21 years, where he retired from PPG Industries. After his second retirement, Ralph moved to...
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Helen Elizabeth Hickey

December 11, 1925 - November 5, 2016

Helen Elizabeth Hickey, 90, of Benton died Saturday, November 5, 2016. She was bornDecember 11, 1925 in Little Rock, a daughter of Thomas and Mary Hickey. She waspreceded in death by parents and a sister, Mary Louise Tanner.She was a retired x-ray technician with Radiology Associates in Little Rock and attendedTemple Baptist Church in Little Rock. Helen traveled extensively and especially...
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Mabel F. Wynne

June 1, 1920 - November 4, 2016

Mabel Frances Paxton Wynne, 96, of Little Rock, was born June 1, 1920 in Prattsville, Arkansas.She was called home to be with the Lord on November 4, 2016 at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock, Arkansas.Mrs. Wynne was a long-time member of Unity Missionary Baptist Church for 54 years and was a retiree of UAMS.She had a faithful love for her family and church, but her greatest love was for the...
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Michael Robert Daley

January 29, 1963 - November 3, 2016

Mike R. Daley died November 4, 2016. Mike was born January 29, 1963 in Frontenac, Kansas to Robert T. Daley and Mary Ann Decker Daley. Mike was preceded in death by his mother Mary Ann Daley and his sister Collette Daley. He is survived by his father Bob Daley and his wife Twala. His also survived by 2 uncles, 3 aunts, and many nieces and cousins.Mike graduated from Parkview High School and...
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Carolyn Lucas

December 9, 1943 - November 2, 2016

Carolyn Lucas, 72, of Little Rock was born December 9, 1943 in Nesbitt, Mississippi and passed away November 2, 2016 in Little Rock at Cottage Lane Nursing and Rehab. She is preceded in death by her parents Carl Lucas and Rosie Stewart Lucas. Private services will be held.
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Frank A. Johnson

February 19, 1925 - November 1, 2016

Frank Adrian “Ace” Johnson, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at age 91Frank was born on February 19, 1925 in St. Charles, Illinois to Frank and Ruth Johnson. During World War II, he was a Petty Officer in the United States Navy and served as a flight engineer on a PBY seaplane, based in San Francisco. In 1948 he married the love of his life, Roberta...
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Mary MILLER

June 30, 1919 - October 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Ho, LITTLE ROCK, AR.
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Betsy Ann Browne

December 8, 1935 - October 29, 2016

Betsy Browne, 80, passed away on October 29, 2016 in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born on December 8, 1935 in Little Rock to C.R. Benson and Bess Henry Benson. Betsy grew up in Little Rock. She graduated from Little Rock High School. After high school she attended Hendrix College in Conway, where she received a Bachelor’s degree. Betsy married Walter E. Browne, Jr. in 1958 in Little...
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Sherry Lynn Faver

December 1, 1953 - October 24, 2016

Sherry Lynn Faver, of Little Rock was born on December 1, 1953 in France to Floyd and Mary Freeman Burns. She passed away on Monday, October, 24, 2016. She is survived by her husband Allen Faver, her Mother, and her children Matt Faver and Brandi Davison. Services will be held a later date.
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Walter Hiley

January 16, 1923 - October 23, 2016

Walter Hiley Jr. 93, of Jacksonville, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on October 23, 2016. He was born January 16, 1923. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Mae Hiley, and daughter Catherine Anderson. He leaves to cherish his memories 7 daughters, Barbara Jones, Janet McDonald(James), Sylvia Craig(Kenneth), Brenda Owens, Charlotte Spencer(Theodore), Jewel Baxter, and Gilda Lloyd...
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Marjorie O. McLean

June 29, 1920 - October 20, 2016

Mrs. Marjorie McLean (Offenhouser), age 96, of Little Rock, passed away Thursday,October 20, 2016. She was a graduate of UALR and received her B.A. in economicsin 1964. Mrs. McLean was a member of the Chi Omega sorority. She chaired manyboards, including: Family Service Agency, St. Joseph Home for Children, PulaskiCounty Chapter of American Red Cross, Budget Committee of the United Fund,State of...
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Margie Sue Murphree

December 17, 1942 - October 19, 2016

Mrs. Margie Sue Murphree (Haley) passed peacefully from this life in Little Rock, Arkansas on October 19, 2016.Sue is survived by her husband, Doyle Murphree, two sons, Stanley Murphree and Todd Murphree, both of Little Rock, one grandson, Michael Murphree (wife Belinda) of North Little Rock, and two great grandsons, Maxwell and Owen Murphree, also of North Little Rock. Sue was born on December...
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Helen L. Mashburn

September 4, 1921 - October 19, 2016

Helen Lee Mashburn, age 95, of Little Rock, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016.She was born September 4, 1921, in Little Rock, to Cyrus and Alice Ligon.She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Clovis Ely Mashburn, and three siblings, Mary Worsham, Honor Millender and Lorene George.Helen graduated from Little Rock Senior High School (now Little Rock Central) and was a member of...
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Paul Lee Farmer

April 14, 1945 - October 17, 2016

Paul Lee Farmer, 71, of Little Rock, died October 17, 2016. Born April 14, 1945 in Little Rock, he was the son of Monchia G. and Esther McQueen Farmer. A member of First Baptist Church of Little Rock, Mr. Farmer was retired from the United States Navy where he served as Hospital Corpsman Master Chief. He served in Viet Nam and Desert Storm. An avid body builder, he was a former Junior Mr....
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Hong T. Vu

January 1, 1921 - October 16, 2016

Hong Thi Vu, of Little Rock, was 95 years old when she passed away on October 16th, 2016. She was born in 1921 in Thi Cau, Bac Ninh, North Viet Nam. In 1954 Ms. Hong and her family resettled in Saigon, South Viet Nam. In 1986 Ms. Hong immigrated to the US and made her home in North Little Rock, Arkansas. She was a very loving mother and grandmother. Although she couldn't speak English, she...
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Mary Elizabeth Tardy

August 13, 1931 - October 15, 2016

Mary Elizabeth “Bunny” Tardy of Roland, Arkansas passed away early Saturday, October 15, 2016 after a short illness. She was born August 13, 1931 in Newburgh, Indiana, attended Purdue University, and moved to Little Rock in the late 1950’s where she met the love of her life, Randy Tardy. They were married October 12, 1962. After living in Little Rock for many years, they moved...
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Jewell M. Burlison

November 1, 1931 - October 13, 2016

Jewell Marie Burlison passed in to Heaven October 13, 2016 at the age of 84. No more worries, no more pain, no more disabilities. She was born November 1, 1931 in East End, Arkansas to Ruth Alma Whitehead Ball and Wiltern Herbert Ball. She was the last of five children to leave this earth.She was in the last graduating class from East End School before it consolidated with Sheridan School...
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Barbara J. Day

August 30, 1931 - October 13, 2016

Barbara Joan Bryan Day departed this earth on October 13, 2016.Born to Austin and Herma Childress Bryan on Sunday, August 30, 1931 in Poteau Oklahoma. While her mother was in labor, her father celebrated in the backyard with the Poteau baseball team. Barbara had arrived!Her travel stories began when she was just three years old. One Sunday morning Barbara was in the front yard and heard music...
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John Bush

February 12, 1933 - October 11, 2016

John E. Bush CLU, age 83, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2016.He was born February 12, 1933, in Little Rock, to John and Margaret Bush. He graduated from Catholic High School and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He was a member of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.He is survived by his wife, Sue Bush; five children, Jackie (Tracy) Hamilton of Birmingham,...
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Kimbrely Carol Jordan

May 25, 1969 - October 10, 2016

Kimbrely Carol Jordan, 47, of Little Rock, passed away October 10, 2016.She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 25 years, Scott Jordan; their cats, Millie and Edison; her parents, Harry Parker III and Kathy and Bill Diggs; her siblings, Jennifer Spann, April Parker, Brian Parker, Derek Parker; mother-in-law, Kaye Davidson; father-in-law, Ray Jordan; sister-in-law, Stacy Lovell; her...
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Jeanie F. Berry

January 13, 1928 - October 8, 2016

Jeanie F. Berry, age 88, of Little Rock, passed away October 8, 2016, at her home.She was born January 13, 1928, in Little Rock, to John P. Fancher and Ruth Fancher (Gurrie). She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 70 years, Wayne Douglas Berry, a son, Rodney F. Berry, and one sister.She was co-owner and operator of The Sandwich Shop in the old University Mall for 10 years. She...
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Jeanie F. Berry

January 13, 1928 - October 8, 2016

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Melbourne H. MILLER

October 3, 1923 - October 8, 2016

Melbourne Horace Miller, age 93, died October 8, 2016.He was born October 3, 1923, to Horace Melbourne and Minnie Marie Le Marie Miller.He attended Catholic High School. He proudly joined the Coast Guard during World War II where he served as a Coxswain. He received the Bronze Star and Victory Medals. He worked for the Arkansas Gazette and retired after 42 years.He was preceded in death by his...
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Richard Newby

January 27, 1925 - October 6, 2016

Richard Wales Newby, Jr., 91, a U.S. Navy combat veteran and retired electrical engineer, died Friday, October 7, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. A native of Helena (Phillips County, AR), he was born Jan. 27, 1925, to Richard and Velma Jenkins Newby. He attended public schools in England (Lonoke County, AR), played in the England High School band and was...
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Ronnie Lynn Cullen

December 8, 1952 - October 4, 2016

Ronnie Lynn Cullen (R.C.), of Little Rock, AR, born the night of December 8, 1952, passed away at the age of 63, the morning of October 4, 2016. He passed of heart complications at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock. He fought a good fight!He is survived by his mother, Lenora (Nora) Harris; sisters, Melissa Harris, Debbie DelCampo (who passed away August 18, 2016); two daughters, Trista Cullen,...
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Jimmy V. PARR

November 21, 1935 - October 3, 2016

Jimmy V. Parr, 80, of Little Rock, died October 3, 2016. Born November 21, 1935 at Tuckerman, Arkansas, he was the son of Van Kermit and Jenny Belle Williamson Parr. He enjoyed farming in the Wheatley, Arkansas area before moving to Little Rock where he became a farm broadcaster for the Arkansas Radio Network and later owned and operated the Blue Plate Special Restaurant with his wife, May. He...
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John Starling

June 20, 1946 - October 2, 2016

John Starling II, 70, of Maumelle was born in Greensboro, North Carolina on June 20, 1946 to the late John Starling and Helen Peterson Starling and passed away in Little Rock on Sunday, October 2, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 47 years Cherry Starling and his son John Starling III and his wife Meredith of Neenah, Wisconsin and his grandson Jude Mason Starling as well as well as one brother,...
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Elizabeth A. McDermott

June 10, 1925 - October 1, 2016

Elizabeth Adoree McDermott peacefully passed away on October 1, 2016. She was 91 years old. She was born in Little Rock on June 10, 1925 to the late Fred J. and Marguerite Herring. She was preceded in death by her husband John E. (Jack) McDermott who died in 2002. They were married in 1949 at Trinity Episcopal church in Little Rock.Elizabeth, better known as Betty to all who knew her, is survived...
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Ellan Hardin

November 1, 1930 - September 30, 2016

Ellan May Hardin, 85, of Little Rock Arkansas passed away on September 30, 2016. She was a loving, compassionate, and understanding soul who was devoted to her family. She enjoyed cooking, always preparing far more than was required. She was actively involved with Park Place Baptist Church until her health would no longer permit her to attend. She retired from Pulaski County Special School...
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Theodore C. Hood

September 12, 1922 - September 29, 2016

E N D OF M I S S I O NTheodore (Ted) C. Hood (CMSgt USAF Retired), 94, of Little Rock, passed away on September 29, 2016.He was born September 12, 1922 on Ft. Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas to Marion B. Hood (US Army retired) and Mary L. Hood. He was named after Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., who was one of his father’s commanders during his 31-year career in the U.S. Army. Following Ted&...
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Kavin Dalton DuBose

March 18, 1973 - September 28, 2016

On September 28, 2016, Kavin Dalton DuBose left this world to join with his higher power.Kavin was the friend who made us all want to enjoy life as much as he did. He was our hilarious friend. He was our kind friend. Stubbornly humble, he would not want to be bragged upon, but the reality is we are truly blessed to have had Kavin in our world. He led a family-centric life, giving, appreciating,...
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Dennis Fastenau

January 13, 1943 - September 28, 2016

Dennis Edward Fastenau, 73, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2016, after a long battle with cancer and heart disease. Funeral services will be at Grace Lutheran Church in Little Rock on Monday, October 3, at 11:00 a.m. with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor James Walter officiating. Interment will be at Davenport Memorial Park in Iowa.Dennis was born in Clarinda, Iowa on January...
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Roland Ouellette

April 14, 1924 - September 26, 2016

Roland Ouellette, of Little Rock, died peacefully early Monday morning, September 26th, 2016. He was 92 years old.Roland was born in 1924 in Manchester, New Hampshire to Charles Emile Ouellette and Alberta Rose Bourgeois. He had two brothers, Roger and Donald. He entered active service at nineteen and he served valiantly as staff sergeant in the 348th infantry regiment in Italy during World War...
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Donald J. Francis

February 18, 1940 - September 25, 2016

There once was a boy named Donald Joe from the dusty streets of Enid, Oklahoma. He was born while his dad, Joe, was away fighting the Nazis in Germany and Switzerland and his mom, Ruth, was working as a nurse. He was an only child but had plenty of cousins and friends to keep him busy and mostly out of trouble. He spent many summers running wild on a family farm in Marshall, Oklahoma doing those...
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Msgr. Thomas J. Sebaugh

August 3, 1929 - September 22, 2016

Monsignor Thomas Joseph Sebaugh, 87, of Little Rock, died at Good Shepard Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Little Rock on Thursday evening, September 22, 2016. He was born in Camden, Arkansas on August 3, 1929. He attended St. John Home Mission Seminary in...
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Terri Finkbeiner

August 27, 1956 - September 22, 2016

Terri Kay Finkbeiner, 60, of Mayflower, Arkansas passed away on September 22, 2016 after a hard fought battle with cancer. Terri was born August 27, 1956 in Helena, Arkansas to “RJ” Young and Dolores Young Zandstra. Terri was retired after a long career as a Special Education teacher at Jefferson Elementary. She loved spending time outdoors, especially at the lake with her family,...
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B. Dennis Poole

December 27, 1951 - September 21, 2016

B. Dennis Poole of Little Rock was born in Dallas, Texas on December 27, 1951 and passed away peacefully at his home with his life partner at his side, on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. He is survived by his partner of 25 years Steven Tucker and his brother Harold Poole and sister in law Joan Poole as well as many friends and extended family. He is preceded in death by his mother Neva Blassingame...
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Kathryn M. Puddephatt

April 14, 1918 - September 19, 2016

Kathryn M. Puddephatt, 98, of Little Rock passed away September 19, 2016. Born April 14, 1918 in Pine Bluff, AR, Kathryn followed, served and did many good works for Jesus Christ. She was married to the late James T. Puddephatt; both were members of South Side Baptist Church in Pine Bluff and Immanuel Baptist Church in Little Rock. Kathryn’s father was a co-founder and trustee of South Side...
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Theda B. Stacks

September 9, 1926 - September 17, 2016

Mrs. Theda Barbara Foreman Stacks, also known as "Theda B" or "The Little One" made her transition peacefully at UAMS on Sept 17, 2016 in Little Rock, Arkansas at the age of 90.Theda is survived by her husband, Norman Wayne Stacks; daughters: Norma Runk of Shelbyville, Tennessee and Barbara Stacks of Little Rock, Arkansas; brothers: Sonny Foreman of Monticello, Arkansas and...
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Mary Lou McCumpsey

December 30, 1929 - September 15, 2016

Mary Lou McCumpsey, age 86, went to be with Jesus on September 15, 2016. She was born Mary Lou Pitts on December 30, 1929 in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Fred Pitts and Eva Wood Pitts. She worked for Little Rock Laundry Service and was a member of Ironton Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, William E. McCumpsey, Sr. She is survived by two sons, William E. McCumpsey, Jr. ...
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Bettye Thompson

September 16, 1925 - September 14, 2016

Bettye Thompson, 90, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. She was born September 16, 1925 the daughter of the late Major D. and Kathryn Pate. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, and aunt. Married in 1943, she and Rex Thompson celebrated 64 years of marriage. Through the years, she enjoyed dancing and traveling all fifty states and many foreign...
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Elizabeth Irene Moore

January 21, 1922 - September 13, 2016

Elizabeth Irene (Stumpf Gann) Moore was carried by angels to be with her Lord on September 13, 2016. She was born in Newark, New Jersey on January 21, 1922 and is predeceased by her parents, Conrad and Kasmira Stumpf, one brother, Fred Stumpf, one sister, Ilona Venturini, and her first husband Charles Ralph Gann, whom she met and married in Miami, Florida, during WWII. She served in the Women...
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Elizabeth Irene Moore

January 21, 1922 - September 13, 2016

Elizabeth Irene (Stumpf Gann) Moore was carried by angels to be with her Lord on September 13, 2016. She was born in Newark, New Jersey on January 21, 1922 and is predeceased by her parents, Conrad and Kasmira Stumpf, one brother, Fred Stumpf, one sister, Ilona Venturini, and her first husband Charles Ralph Gann, whom she met and married in Miami, Florida, during WWII. She served in the Women...
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Don E. Lawrence

October 6, 1934 - September 12, 2016

Don Lawrence, 81, of Alexander, Arkansas died September 12, 2016 at the VA Hospital in Little Rock. He served in the United States Marine Corp from 1956 until 1960. He was a retired construction painter. At his request his body will be cremated.
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Mildred McManus

June 27, 1935 - September 12, 2016

MILDRED BERNARDINE LANNIE MCMANUS, 81, of Little Rock passed away on September 12, 2016 surrounded by her family. Millie was born on June 27, 1935 in Center Ridge, AR to Joseph and Mary Paladino Lannie. She retired from Meadors & Adams Insurance Agency in June of 1997. She was a graduate of Mount Saint Mary's class of 1953 and a member of Our Lady of the Holy Souls church since 1963....
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Clinton L. Peters

May 6, 1922 - September 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Ho, LITTLE ROCK, AR.
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Raymond Hatfield

December 2, 1956 - September 11, 2016

Raymond H. Hatfield, Jr., age 59, of Little Rock, passed away September 11, 2016.He was born December 2, 1956 in Lake Village, Arkansas, he worked for the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department as a court liaison. He was a graduate of Catholic High School. While in school he was a leader in the ROTC drill team and would practice for hours with his rifle until it was perfect. He also was an...
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Willie Mae McCollum

January 2, 1931 - September 10, 2016

Willie Mae Brockman “Queenie” McCollum entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 2:02 a.m. She being one of seven children was born to Anderson and Princess Austin Brockman on January 2, 1931. She confessed her hope in Christ at an early age and united with Gumwood Baptist Church in Keo, Arkansas, where she served on the Usher Board and on the Mother’s...
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Shirley June Wolfe

December 3, 1941 - September 8, 2016

Shirley J. Wolfe, 74, of Little Rock, died September 8, 2016. Born December 3, 1941 in Little Rock, she was the daughter of Joe and Pauline Baldwin Combs. She was retired from the North Little Rock School District.Preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Allan Anderson, she is survived by 2 daughters, Rhonda Hunter of Beebe and Kimberly Gonzalez (Miguel) of Little Rock; one son, Michael...
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Sharniece Renea Hughes

July 7, 1981 - September 5, 2016

Sharniece Renea Hughes, 35, of Little Rock Arkansas, was promoted to rest on Monday, September 5, 2016. A simple, nurturing spirit, with a servant’s heart, she was dauntless in her approach to her family, her faith, and her work. Sharniece achieved much in her few years. After graduating from McClellan High School, she was celebrated for her undergraduate work, being published in many...
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Jayceon Jordan Hammond

August 17, 2016 - September 4, 2016

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Marvin M. AGEE

June 26, 1924 - September 4, 2016

Marvin M. Agee, 92, of Little Rock, passed away September 4, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raford and Alice Agee; his wife of 60 years, Margaret Ann Agee; his second wife of 8 years, Elna Juanice Agee; three brothers and 2 sisters. He is survived by his children, Shirley Rowland, Don Agee and his wife Ann, Royce Agee, Joyce Oates and her husband, Joe, Elita Caple and her husband,...
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Larry Williams

July 1, 1948 - September 4, 2016

Larry Williams, 68, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on September 4, 2016. Born July 10, 1948 to the late Goldie and Weller Williams, Larry was devoted to his family, his friends and his faith. He was a selfless soul with a generous spirit and brought laughter with him wherever he went. He loved camping, fishing, golfing, sharing an adventure with his family, and showing patronage to the...
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Susan Rakow

September 6, 1968 - September 4, 2016

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Shepperd Arthur Lesser

September 28, 1940 - September 3, 2016

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Monica Faye Nash

February 27, 1969 - August 31, 2016

Monica Faye Nash, 47, of East End, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 31, 2016, surrounded by her family. She was born February 27, 1969. She was preceded in death by her father, Harold G. Nash.She is survived by her mother, Dorothy Nash, who cared for Monica only the way a mother can, with such joy, compassion, love and loyalty. Caring for Monica became her purpose in life on that fateful...
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Ida L. Paladino

October 14, 1932 - August 27, 2016

Ida Lee Paladino was born October 14, 1932 in De Valls Bluff, AR to the late Steve and Ida (Deutsch) Kirkemier. She passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2016 in Little Rock, AR. She is survived by her daughter Shelley Dent (Scott) of Little Rock and her step-daughter Johnnie Marie Mulligan (Jay) of Las Vegas, NV. Survivors also include her grandchildren Ashley Dent Brown, Brandon Dent, Carmen Dent...
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Verona Bostic

April 10, 1956 - August 25, 2016

Verona Maxine Bostic (Goodwin) was born April 10, 1956 in Little Rock. She was a charge nurse at Arkansas State Hospital, where she had a heart, and even a calling, to care for her patients. She was a long time member of Second Baptist Church.Verona was preceded in death by her father, Arthur P. Goodwin. Survivors include: her daughter, Sarah Bostic; her mother, Jean Goodwin; her sisters, Julia...
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Lloyd Strasner

July 15, 1918 - August 25, 2016

Lloyd T. Strasner, age 98, of Little Rock, passed away August 25, 2016.Born July 15, 1918, he was preceded in death by his parents, Mac Strasner, Pearl Day and Harry Day, first wife and mother of his children, Christine, second wife, Marie, and brother, LM Strasner.Lloyd is survived by his children, Betty Davis and husband Jim, Linda Beard and husband Lee, and Lloyd T. Strasner, Jr. and wife...
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Marolyn Sue Critser

July 1, 1944 - August 21, 2016

Marolyn Sue Critser, 72, of Little Rock, died August 21, 2016 in Foley, Alabama. Born July 1, 1944 in England, Arkansas, she was the daughter of Arthur and Erma McPherson Shepherd. She worked with her life partner, Jimmy Overton as secretary for All City Glass Company; they loved riding motorcycles and going to antique car shows with their best friends, Karen and Billy Trammel as well as going...
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Deborah Darlene Delcampo

July 23, 1955 - August 18, 2016

Debbie DelCampo passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 18, 2016. She was born July 23, 1955 to Lenora Harris and the late Herbert Harris and Berle Cullen. She is survived by two daughters, Kristy Ford (Doug) of Oden, AR, Angela DeLong of Little Rock, AR, one grandson Devin Sullivan, and two granddaughters Brianna Smith and Brooke DeLong.Services to be scheduled at a later date.
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Joan B. Thompson

January 19, 1932 - August 18, 2016

Joan B. Thompson, 84, of Benton, Arkansas passed away on August 18, 2016. She was born January 19, 1932 to the late W.F. Jeffries and Leila Mae Winans. She was a loving mother, devoted military wife, and homemaker. She also faithfully attended Pulaski Heights Baptist Church until her health would no longer permit. She enjoyed traveling and watching detective shows on television. She is preceded...
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Edith Faye Kelley

September 2, 1932 - August 18, 2016

Edith Faye Kelley, 83, of Little Rock, Arkansas, died Thursday, August 18, 2016, at her home. She was born September 2, 1932, in Little Rock, a daughter of the late George Walter and Grace (Lucas) French. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Myron Kelley, who died in 1992; her children, Marilyn Pierson, Bobby Wallace, and Wiley Wallace.Survivors are her grandchildren, Ronald, Johnny,...
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Sharon Thurston

September 27, 1961 - August 17, 2016

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Susan Gaye Stafford

March 25, 1959 - August 17, 2016

Susan Gaye Stafford, 57, of Conway, passed away August 17, 2016.She was born March 25, 1959, in Pine Bluff. She was preceded in death by her father, Lyle Stafford, and two siblings.Susan resided at Conway Human Development Center (CHDC) for 49 years.She is survived by her mother, Mary Ann Stafford; five brothers, Tony, Bruce, Robert, Mack and Mike, one sister, Kathleen, and numerous nieces and...
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Clyde Steelman

November 6, 1950 - August 14, 2016

Clyde L. Steelman, Jr. of Little Rock, AR passed away Sunday August 14, 2016. He was born November 6, 1950 in Little Rock. He was a bailiff in the Fourth Division Circuit Court and a Pulaski County Sheriff. He was a retired Sergeant from the Little Rock Police Department where he served for 30 plus years and a reserve in the Air National Guard. He is survived by his daughters Heather Pettey ...
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Rosetta M. Calvert

June 27, 1934 - August 13, 2016

Rosetta Mowrey Calvert, 82, of Little Rock, was promoted from this world to serve King Jesus face to face on August 13, 2016. She joins her loving husband of 62 years, Thomas E. (Gene) Calvert who recently passed on June 25, 2016.Born June 27, 1934 in Little Rock, Arkansas, she was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. H.L. and Ethel Mowrey, one sister, Freda Davis, one brother, Sonny Mowrey....
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Mario Cia

November 3, 1982 - August 11, 2016

Mario Bruno “Trey” Cia III, age 33, of Little Rock, passed away August 11, 2016.Trey was a 2001 graduate of Catholic High School. He was a Cpl. in the U.S. Marine Corps and served two tours in Iraq. He was an avid golfer but he loved his country and the Marine Corps.He was preceded in death by his father, Mario Bruno “Buddy” Cia, Jr., paternal grandparents, Mario Bruno Cia...
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Timothy Scott Hickman

July 14, 1965 - August 11, 2016

TIMOTHY SCOTT HICKMAN, 51 of Little Rock, AR passed away Thursday, August 11, 2016. He was born July 14, 1965, in Little Rock, AR to James David Hickman and Mary Goodson Garlington. His religious affiliation was Southern Baptist. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, E.W. and Virginia Goodson, and James Scott and Faye Hickman; aunts/uncles, Johnny and Peggy Wallace and Don Hickman. ...
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Chester E. Bates

August 12, 1933 - August 10, 2016

Chester E. Bates, 82, of North Little Rock, died August 10, 2016. Born August 12, 1933 in Lonoke County, Arkansas, he was the son of Benjamin F. and Ellie Chambers Bates. A past alderman for the City of North Little Rock, Mr. Bates retired from Havertys Furniture after 43 years of service. He enjoyed farming at his farm in Scott.Preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Annette Bates, and a...
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William Cohn

January 2, 1924 - August 8, 2016

William Herbert “Bill” Cohn died on August 8, 2016. Bill was born in Kansas City, Missouri on January 2, 1924 to Meyer and Sophie Cohn. He was predeceased by his sisters Reva Kaplan and Sonya Cooper. He attended the Kansas City Art Institute before serving with the Signal Corps in Puerto Rico during World War II. During the war, Bill came to Little Rock on furlough and finally met...
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LaVerne Leon Radke

January 4, 1943 - July 31, 2016

LaVerne Leon Radke, 73, of Roland, Arkansas died July 31, 2016. Born January 4, 1943 in Great Bend, Kansas, he was the son of Leon and Gladys Riggs Radke. A member of Christ the King Catholic Church, he loved UFC, MMA and Pro-football. He was a supervisor with Philips Lighting for over 30 years. He was presently employed by Advanced Bath and Kitchen as plant manager in Little Rock.Preceded in...
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Audron F. Robertson

November 20, 1946 - July 28, 2016

Audron Frances Spears Robertson was born on November 20, 1946 in Mound Bayou, Mississippi to the late George W. and Lucy McEwen Spears. She professed a hope in Christ at an early age and united with Wesley United Methodist Church in Mound Bayou. She departed this life on July 28, 2016 with her family by her side. Audron graduated from Mound Bayou High School, Class of 1963 as Valedictorian. She...
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Stella L. Woloscsuk

November 24, 1943 - July 25, 2016

Stella L. Woloscsuk, 72, of Little Rock, died July 25, 2016. Born November 24, 1943 in Little Rock, she was the daughter of Henry and Lorene Lindsey Murray. A longtime member of Crystal Hill Baptist Church, she enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and camping. She was preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Oscar Martin; son, Murray Woloscsuk; brothers, Earl and Leon Murray and...
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Edith L. Treadway

August 24, 1930 - July 19, 2016

Edith Rhein Johnson Treadway, 85, died July 19th, 2016 Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born on August 24, 1930 to Louis and Elsie Rhein in Mannheim, Germany. The impending war encouraged her parents, fraternal grandparents, and Edith to flee to the United States. They landed at Ellis Island in January 1937 and settled in Eudora, Arkansas, where they joined other family members. After nine months,...
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Mary E. Musick

October 24, 1921 - July 16, 2016

Mary Elizabeth Musick, 94, of Mabelvale, died July 16, 2016. Born October 24, 1921 in Little Rock, she was the daughter of J. P. and Anna Hassler Ethridge. She was retired from Westinghouse Electric. A longtime member of Mabelvale United Methodist Church, she was active in the church daycare and a member of the United Methodist Women and was also a member of the Home Extension Club.Preceded in...
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Mary E. Musick

October 24, 1921 - July 16, 2016

Mary Elizabeth Musick, 94, of Mabelvale, died July 16, 2016. Born October 24, 1921 in Little Rock, she was the daughter of J. P. and Anna Hassler Ethridge. She was retired from Westinghouse Electric. A longtime member of Mabelvale United Methodist Church, she was active in the church daycare and a member of the United Methodist Women and was also a member of the Home Extension Club.Preceded in...
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Mary E. Musick

October 24, 1921 - July 16, 2016

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Ida M. Harrison

November 26, 1923 - July 12, 2016

Ida M. Harrison, 92, of Little Rock, died July 12, 2016. Born November 26, 1923 in Louisville, Mississippi, she was the daughter of John Will and Alma Matlock Harrison. She was a member Antioch Missionary Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school; she enjoyed children and loved music. She was retired from General Adjustment Bureau.She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Robert,...
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Bernadine Glover

August 20, 1922 - July 11, 2016

Bernadine Lemon Glover passed away on July 11, 2016. Born on August 20, 1922 in Little Rock, Arkansas, Bernie was the daughter of Blanche Smith West and Josef Fenton Kramer Lemon. She married Gilbert Louis Glover in 1946 in Little Rock. During the early years of their marriage Gil's work took them to Chicago, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, West Virginia, Louisiana, and Texas. They returned to...
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Euclid George Kelly

September 19, 1941 - July 10, 2016

Euclid George Kelly, 74, of Little Rock, died July 10, 2016 in Pine Bluff. He was born September 19, 1941 in Jamaica, West Indies. Mr. Kelly retired in 2014 after serving 36 years as supervisor of Pulaski County Circuit Court. A member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, he was a loving husband, father and grandfather who also enjoyed fishing and gardening. He was a soccer enthusiast...
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Margaret Winters

May 25, 1924 - July 8, 2016

Margaret Richardson Winters of Little Rock was born in Fordyce, Arkansas, to Nancy Blanche and Joseph Jackson Derryberry on May 25, 1924, and entered heaven on July 8, 2016.She was preceded in death by her parents, four loving sisters, husband of 31 years, Bob Richardson, daughter, Ginger Richardson Cash, and three grandsons, Greg Reed, Chad Cash and Shane Reed.Several years after Bob’s...
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Carolyn Moorman

June 25, 1932 - July 7, 2016

Carolyn Ann Westerfield Moorman, of Little Rock, born June 25, 1932, to the late Frank McClellan and Inez Parr Westerfield died July 7, 2016. She was a lifelong member of Grace Lutheran Church and served as its organist for over 40 years.She is survived by her daughter Colleen Moorman and her son Sean Moorman. She was preceded in death by her husband Luke A. Moorman, and her brother Dr. Frank M...
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Grace Marie Bauer

December 19, 1930 - July 5, 2016

Grace Marie Booth Bauer, 85, of Little Rock passed away on Tuesday, July 5th. Born December 19, 1930 in Little Rock, she was the daughter of Ben and Anna Booth. Grace graduated from Mount Saint Mary Academy in Little Rock. She met her husband Rudolph “Rudy” Bauer in Little Rock in 1952. They celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary in June of this year. Grace was a lifelong Catholic...
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