Mrs. Lisa Ross of Dallas, TX formerly of Columbus passed on Sunday, September 16 in Columbus. Arrangements are pending with Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.
Mr. Cornelius Wright of Nashville passed on Saturday, September 15 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.
Mr. Michael Ray Mitchell, 60, of Washington passed on Friday, Thursday, August 30 at a local hospital. Arrangements are pending with Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.
Mr. Vestell Royal, 66, of Hope passed on Sunday, September 2 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.
Mrs. Mattie Lou Tidwell, 71, of Prescott passed on Sunday, September 2 in Texarkana. Arrangements are pending with Hicks Funeral Home, Inc
Erma J. Nelson was born on March 8, 1951 in Ozan, AR to Mary Pauline Nelson and the late Arthur L. Nelson, Sr. She entered eternal rest August 25, 2018.
She attended Clow Training School in Clow, AR until its closing in 1966. She then attended Lincoln High School in Washington, AR, where she graduated in 1968. She attended the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. She later moved to Albany, NY, where she worked for Hartford Insurance Company for 17 years. Later, she worked for Aurora Insurance until her health failed. She retired in 2017 after 35 years with the company.
Erma attended The First Church of Albany, where she was a faithful member. She was a member for over 20 years of International F&AMM and Order of Eastern Star Lucille J. Smith District #7. She was Worthy Matron of Sisters of Adah #144, Queen of South and Lady Knights Courts.
Erma loved her job and life in Albany, but she never forgot her roots. Since relocating to Albany, NY, she went home to Arkansas faithfully every year to visit her family and friends.
She leaves to mourn her passing two children, Ericka D. McGhee (Angel Santos) and Anthony C. Nelson; two stepchildren, Anita Green and Carlton Newman all of Albany, NY; her grandchildren, Marquan S. Nelson, Jabrone T. Nelson, E-Quasia E. McGhee, Livan J. Santos, Anthony C. Nelson, Jr. and Angel J. Santos; two great-grandchildren, Ameenah Nelson and Olivia Grace Nelson. She also leaves to mourn four brothers, Dennis C. Nelson of Albany, NY, Ronnie L. Nelson (Lavern) of Baldwin, NY, Arthur L. Nelson, Jr. of Albany, NY and Rodney L. Nelson of Nashville, AR; one stepbrother, Rasheed Iman; five sisters, Darlene Cannon, Patricia A. Johnson, Charlotte E. Piggee all of Nashville, AR, Andrea M. Nelson of Baltimore, MD and Tonya Nelson-McCoy (Clifton) of Kingston, NC; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Roxy E. Nelson; stepsister, Valecia Casale; her longtime companion, Charles F. Newman; and her grandmother, Cora B. Nelson.
Visitation will be 4-6pm Wednesday, September 5 at the funeral home. Funeral services will be 11am Thursday, September 6 at New Light CME Church in Nashville. Burial will be at St. Peter Cemetery in Ozan. Arrangements entrusted to Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.
Rev. Lawrence D. Kemp age 74, of Hope, AR departed this life Saturday, September 1, 2018 at a local hospital in Atlanta, GA. Services Entrusted to McFadden & Hitchye Funeral Enterprises, Hope AR. www.mandhfuneral.com
Mrs. Trula Zumwalt, age 86 of Prescott, Arkansas passed away, August 31, 2018 in a local nursing home.
Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Zumwalt are incomplete at this time but will be announced by BRAZZEL/Cornish The Funeral Home of Prescott, Eddie BRAZZEL, Director. Online registry:www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com
Mrs. Ruby Emily Baker Wicker, age 94 of Prescott, Arkansas passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018 in Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. Mrs. Wicker was born January 26, 1924 to Jessie W. and Tempie Estelle Box Baker. She was a faithful member of Morris Baptist Church where she has served as Sunday School teacher, church clerk, and on the cemetery board and sang specials. She was a member of the Nevada County Extension Homemaker’s Club, the Nevada County Fair Board, worked in the Nevada County Court House in various offices, including the sheriff’s office and the county clerk’s office, and wrote the Caney News for the Nevada County Picayune.
Her hobbies were reading, sewing, crocheting, playing dominoes and watching old westerns on television.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Arthur Lee Wicker, one brother, Joe Baker, two sisters, Pauline Blevins and Edith May, her mother and father, Tempie Estelle and Jessie Baker.
She will be greatly missed by her survivors, Janice and Don Callicott of Prescott, Phyllis Stewart of Prescott and Amy Sweat of McCaskill, AR, six grandchildren: Stephen Cannon Callicott and Heather of Cherry Valley, AR, Robert Allen Callicott and M’Shay of Little Rock, AR, Cyril Brandon Stewart and Erika of Prescott, April Lynn Stewart Pennington and Jaymie of Little Rock, AR, Christopher David Sweat and Denise of McCaskill, AR and Emily Dee Sweat Smith and Brandon of Gilliam, AR, fourteen great-grandchildren: Ryan Stephen Callicott, Eli Henry Callicott, Daniel Cannon Callicott, Ciera Celeste Callicott, Carissa Joy Callicott, Cyril Benjamin Stewart, Sophie Grace Stewart, Jacob Avery Pennington, Ethan Andrew Pennington, Hayley Katherine Pennington, Sara Jayne Sweat, Anna Beth Sweat, Kallie Rae Smith and Braden Lee Smith, and a host of nieces, nephews and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to: Caney Cemetery Fund c/o Mrs. Janice Callicott 147 Nevada 406 Prescott, AR 71857.
Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00pm on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at BRAZZEL/Cornish Funeral Home 1196 Hwy. 371 West Prescott.
Funeral service will be 3:00pm, Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Morris Baptist Church with Bro. Neil Ridling officiating. Burial will follow in Caney Cemetery. Arrangements are by BRAZZEL/Cornish The Funeral Home of Prescott, Eddie Brazzel, Director. Online registry: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com
Mr. Michael Mitchell, 60, of Washington passed on Thursday, August 30 at a local hospital. Arrangements are pending with Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.
Mrs. Lorraine C. Lancaster, 89, of Texarkana passed on Thursday, August 30 at her residence. Arrangements are pending with Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.
Mr. Ernest Craig, 60, of Nash, Texas passed on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.
Mrs. Emily DeVenney, age of Hope, Arkansas, passed away Sunday August 26, 2018, in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Funeral services are pending at this time but will be announced by BRAZZEL/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel Director. Online register:www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com
Mr. Johnny Calvin Burke passed from this life into eternal rest on Friday, August 17, 2018 in Heather Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on November 13, 1935 in DeAnn Arkansas to Annie May Lowe Burke and Jessie Calvin Burke.
Johnny was a graduate of Hope High School and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He was an Army Veteran and a farmer. Johnny was a member of the First United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Century Bible Class. He was also a member of the Diamondhead Community Church in Hot Springs, Arkansas where he taught youth Sunday School Classes.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Flowers Burke; a grandson and his mother, Nate and Jodi Burke; stepdaughters, Dana Flowers Cox and husband Bryan, Julie Flowers Paddie; step grandchildren Will Cox, Hunter Sears and wife Ashley, Zac Cox and wife Lindsy, Heather Sears Formby and husband Jonathan; two step great-granddaughters, Ellie Ann Sears and Emerie Grace Formby. He is also survived by a special nephew, Bo Burke and wife Tina and host of nieces, nephews and other family relations.
He was predeceased by his parent; a son, John Gilbert Burke; a grandson, Jackson Calvin Burke; brothers, James Hoyt Burke and Ralph Burke; sisters, Arlene Willis, Sue Roe, Ann Woodward and Belva June Glanton.
Graveside Service will be held 3:00pm Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Hope with Keenan Williams officiating under the direction of HERNDON-FUQUA FUNERAL HOME of Hope.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church at 2300 South Main Street Hope, AR 71801.
Lorene Harper, age 89, of The Woodlands, Texas, formerly of Hope, Arkansas passed away August 17, 2018 in The Woodlands, Texas.
Services are entrusted to HERNDON-FUQUA FUNERAL HOME of Hope and are pending at this tim
Donald Maynard, age 82, of Saratoga, Arkansas passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018.
Private family service will be held at a later date.
Services are pending for 63 year old Sharon Witherspoon of Nashville. Services are pending with McFadden and Hitcheye Funeral Home of Hope
Mr. Randall Stanley, age 53 of Monett, Missouri, formerly of Hope, Arkansas, passed away Friday August 17, 2018 in Springfield, Missouri. Mr. Stanley was born on August 24, 1965 in Hope, Arkansas, to Fred and Vesta Jean Reid Stanley. He was a member of New Site Church in Monett, a former employee of Walmart, enjoyed camping, fishing and a avid fan of the Arkansas Razorbacks. He is preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include; son, Robert Schwartz, daughter, Brandy Thompson both of Hope, Arkansas, four sisters, Mary Worley, husband Bobby of DeQueen, Arkansas, Fredia Brown, husband Jeff of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, Brenda Stanley of Monett, Missouri, Tammy Watson, husband Donald of Smithville, Oklahoma, three grandchildren, Logan Adamson Zander and Bella McBride, two special friends Kevin and Becca Crews. Numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
No formal family visitation is planned.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Cox Health Foundation Randall Stanley Diabetes educational Fund 3525 S National Suite 204 Spring Missouri 65807 online www.coxhealthfoundation.com/to-give/donate-now or New Site Church 1925 Farm Road 1060 Monett, Missouri 65708 online: email@example.com
Graveside services for Mr. Stanley will be 2:00pm Tuesday August 21, 2018, at Avery’s Chapel Cemetery in McCaskill with Bro. Tim Johnson officiating burial will follow. Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of BRAZEL/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel Director. Online registerwww.brazzelfuneralhomes.com
On June 14, 1922, Clara Smith was born to the late George and Huldie May-Whitmore in Saratoga, AR. Clara was one of five children born to this union.
Clara accepted Christ at an early age, she later joined Harmony Church of Christ in Saratoga, AR. Clara attended Tollette, AR Public Schools and worked for the Saratoga School District for 12 years.
Clara met and married Garfield Smith and to this union two children were born, Roy Lee and Hazel.
Clara is preceded in death by her husband, Garfield Smith; one son, Roy Lee; two sisters, Essie Calhoun and Fronnie Trotter; one brother, Willie Whitmore.
She leaves to cherish precious memories one daughter, Hazel Gilliam of Saratoga, AR; four grandchildren, Larry (Latashia) Gilliam of Saratoga, AR, Cedric (Jacqueline) Smith of Mineral Springs, AR; Jenise Balor of Dallas, TX and Audra (Macho) Wilson of Texarkana, TX; one brother, John L. Whitmore of Chicago, IL; and a host of nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 12pm-5 Friday, August 17 at the funeral home. Funeral services will be 2:30pm Saturday, August 18 at Harmony Church of Christ. Burial will be at Harmony Cemetery in Saratoga. Arrangements entrusted to Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.
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Mr. Roary Trent Turner was born on July 23, 1962 in Nashville, Arkansas to Bobby and Charlene Turner of Tollette, Arkansas. He departed this earthly life on August 10, 2018.
Trent was known to many in his beloved city of Tollette as “Big Six”. Loved ones awaiting to welcome him to his heavenly home include: grandparents, Lewis and Flossie Turner and Lovie and Bernice Piggee; uncles: Charles Lewis Turner and Leon Turner; and one aunt: Ruby Elliott. Trent accepted Christ at an early age and recently rededicated his life and was baptized at First Church of God in Tollette, Arkansas, where he attended until his death.
After graduating from Mineral Springs High School, Trent attended and received his barber license from New Tyler Barber College in North Little Rock, AR. As one of the first young barbers in the Tollette community, he used his God given talent to serve others until he departed this life. Trent also worked for the Howard County Highway and Transportation Department.
He leaves to cherish his great and unforgettable memories his parents: Bobby and Charlene Turner of Tollette, AR; his brother, Bobby Clint Turner (Charrise) of Tollette, AR; his sisters, Tracy Turner of Sherwood, AR and Stacy Turner of Tollette, AR; his nieces, Shree Jenkins of Tollette, AR, Chelsea Poindexter of Sherwood, AR, Donae Poindexter of Tollette, AR, Danyel White of Sherwood, AR, Chardajah Poindexter of Tollette, AR, Eliza and Ayanna Turner of Tollette, AR; great-niece, Aniya Duncan and great-nephew, Josiah Duncan of Tollette, AR; goddaughter, Kayla Hendrix of Little Rock, AR; and a host of loving uncles, aunts, cousins, customers and friends.
Visitation will be 12pm-4, family hour 4-5pm Friday at the funeral home. Mr. Turner will lie in state one hour prior to funeral service which will begin 11am Saturday, August 18 at First Church of God in Tollette. Burial will be at Crofton Cemetery in Tollette. Arrangements entrusted to Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.
(Friday, August 15, 2018) Notice by Hicks Funeral Home of Hope