Mrs. Floydia Fulks, 71, of Prescott passed on Monday, February 20 at a Prescott nursing home. Arrangements are pending with Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.
Mrs. Mary L. Harrison of Prescott, Arkansas passed away Monday, February 20, 2017 in Joshua, Texas.
Arrangements are pending at this time. Services entrusted to Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home, 403 South Main Street, Hope, Arkansas 71801.
Online guestbook at www.pharrfuneralhomes.com
Mrs. Tommie “Momma” Byrd, age 100 of Spring Hill, Arkansas passed away Monday, February 20, 2017, in a local hospital. She was born in Dickens, Texas on February 14, 1917 to Tom and Ida Magnolia Evans Epting. She was a retired real estate broker and a member of Spring Hill United Methodist Church in Spring Hill. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, of 71 years, Bill Byrd, Sr, a son, Jim Byrd, two brothers and one sister.
Survivors include; a son; Bill Byrd, Jr, wife, Norma of Hope, a daughter-in-law, Mary Byrd of Spring Hill, five grandchildren: John Byrd of Hope, Kristy Murch, husband, Scott of Bentonville, AR, Bren Yocom, husband, Jody of Spring Hill, Shelly Byrd (Chris Short) of Hope, and Marissa Wilson, husband, Layne of Spring Hill, ten great-grandchildren: Jessi Murch (Zack), and Ashley Murch all of Bentonville, AR, Carter Yocom (Lauren Kidd), Bailey Yocom, Maicyn Yocom, Slade Cox, Sloan Byrd, Salem Short, Max Sinyard and Trevor Sinyard all of Spring Hill, Arkansas and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00pm, Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home 1001 South Main St. Hope, AR.
A Memorial Service will be 2:00pm, Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Brazzel/Oakcrest Funeral Home. Rev. Ron Eldrigde will officiate the service. Arrangements are by BRAZZEL/Oakcrest The Funeral Home, Eddie BRAZZEL, Director, Funeral Directors of Distinction. Online guestbook: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com
Mr. Stan Bolls, age 59 of Laneburg, Arkansas passed away, Friday, February 17, 2017 in a local hospital. Stan was born on August 10, 1957 in Missouri to Joe Howard and Elizabeth Ann Harley Bolls. He was self-employed roofer/carpenter and a member of Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church in Laneburg. Stan is preceded in death by his wife, Kathy Rodden Bolls.
Survivors include; his parents; Joe and Liz Bolls of Laneburg, Arkansas,
a daughter; Hanna Grace Bolls of Delight, Arkansas, a brother; Hal Bolls, wife, Linda of Fayetteville, Arkansas, two sisters; Veda Bolls and Debra Roper both of Laneburg, Arkansas other family member and friends.
No visitation is planned.
Graveside service will be 2:00pm, Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at New Salem Cemetery in Laneburg. Brother Larry Jones will officiate the service. Arrangements are by BRAZZEL/Cornish The Funeral Home of Prescott, Eddie BRAZZEL, Director, Funeral Directors of Distinction. Online guestbook: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com
Troy Ray Hollis, age 73 of Hope passed away February 16, 2017 in Texarkana.
Troy was born on August 13, 1943 in Hope to Verdo and Helen Hollis. On August 23, 1963, he married his wife of 53 years, Patsy Smith Hollis. Troy was well known as a Volkswagen mechanic. He was also a lifelong farmer, who enjoyed his family, fishing, hunting and reading. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Troy is preceded in death by his parents and sister Sherry White.
Troy is survived by his wife, Pat; three daughters: Devin Sherrill and husband Russ of Benton, AR; Tammy O’Neill and husband Scott of San Antonio, Texas; and Becky Roberts and husband Eric of Mayflower, AR; seven grandchildren Madden, Parker and Micah Sherrill; Cullen and Laidan O’Neill; and Nathan and Abby Roberts; and two great grandchildren, Dakota and Karson Hall.
Pall bears are grandsons Parker Sherrill, Nathan Roberts and Cullen O’Neill; and sons-in-law Russ Sherrill, Eric Roberts and Scott O’Neill.
Visitation is from 1:00 pm -2:00 pm at Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home on Saturday, February 18 followed by graveside services at 2:30 pm at New Hope Cemetery (Patmos).
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in his memory be made to Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, 412 Bill Clinton Drive, Hope, Arkansas, 71801.
Roderick P. Marsh, 80, of Beirne, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Courtyard Gardens in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
Roderick was born October 5, 1936 to Paul and Dora (Thrasher) Marsh in Beirne, Arkansas. He was a high school graduate, Auctioneer, a US Army Vietnam Veteran and a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Gurdon, Arkansas.
Roderick is preceded in death by his mother and father and four brothers.
Roderick is survived by his wife Jewell Marsh of the home, son's Wayne Fallin (Sandy) of Arkadelphia and David Fallin (Teresa) of Hickory Ridge, daughter Carolyn Humphries of Arkadelphia, grandchildren, Tonya Whatley (Buddy), Melissa Freeman (Kendall), Wendy Whitlow (Phil), Nicole Land (Justin), Robert Johnson, Anthony Fallin, Amelia Davis, Life long friend from the military Harold Clopp (Jan) as well as many Nieces, Nephews and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date under the direction of Pharr Funeral Home of Gurdon.
The online guestbook is available at pharrfuneralhomes.com
Billy Ray Fallin, 66, of Gurdon, Arkansas, passed away Monday February 13, 2017 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Billy was born December 25, 1950 to Delton and Sue Johnson Fallin in Gurdon, Arkansas. He was a graduate of Gurdon High School and a Millwright at International Paper Company and a Army Veteran. Billy loved hunting and his family.
Billy was preceded in death by his mother and father and one sister Emma Lee McMaster.
Billy is Survived by his wife Nina Fallin of the home, one son Billy Joe Fallin, and one daughter Shelley Davidson (Chris) of Arkadelphia, three grandchildren Dylan Fallin of Benton, Cori and Nicki Davidson of Fayetteville.
Visitation will be: Wednesday February 15th, 2017 from 6:00P.M. till 8:00P.M. in the Chapel of Pharr Funeral Home of Gurdon
Service will be: Thursday February 16th, 2017 at 10:00A.M. in the
Pharr Funeral Home of Gurdon Chapel under the direction of David Stiffler.
Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery
Under the direction of Pharr Funeral Home of Gurdon
The online guestbook is available at pharrfuneralhomes.com
Samuel Wendell Miller, age 59, of Benton, AR departed this life on February 10, 2017. Samuel “Wendell” was born on September 17, 1957 in Blevins, AR to Samuel Miller and Junis Muldrow Miller. His survivors include two sisters, Patsy Pennington of Goodlettsville, TN and Sharon Goldwire of De Ridder, LA. Six brothers, Gary (Dorothy) Miller of Leander, TX, Oren (Juanita) Miller of Fayetteville, NC, Timothy (Veronica) Miller of Midwest City, OK, Clayton (Marilyn) Miller of Bossier City, LA, Michael Miller of Madison, TN and David (Maria) Miller of Conway, AR; one sister-in-law, Gwen Miller of Little Rock and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends. Funeral and burial services will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at Green Hill A.M.E Church 2850 County Road 16 Prescott, AR. Funeral services have been entrusted to Hicks Funeral Home of Hope, AR.
Mrs. Mary “Elaine” Murray was born to Harold and Claudie Faust in Wichita, Kansas. She was the second born of their nine children. Elaine obtained her GED and her Associates degree as well.
She met her best friend and the love of her life, Willie Lee Murray, while visiting Nashville, Arkansas for the funeral of her grandmother, Ella Snell. While in a local store, she saw Willie and knew he was meant for her, so she threw a can of Coke at him to make sure he knew as well. Several months later, Willie went to Wichita, Kansas to claim her hand in marriage. On March 13, 1972, on her birthday, they were wed. Through her marriage, they bore two children, LaTonya Dalene Murray and Tameiko Ann Murray.
Elaine and Willie were devout members of the church. From their 20 plus years at Madison Avenue Church of Christ and Walter Street Church of Christ after moving to Texarkana; she was always involved some kind of way. She held many positions within the church from Sunday school teacher, fundraiser and most recently church secretary.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Harold and Claudie Faust; siblings, Harold Faust, Jr., Brenda Junious; daughter, Tameiko Ann Murray.
She leaves behind her husband, Willie Murray; daughter, LaTonya Murray; grandson, Isaiah Hagan; her siblings, Ella Lousie Winn, Harry (Annette) Faust, Coletha (Nathaniel Sr.) Price, John Sr. (Crystal) Faust, Claudia (Cecil) Gardner, Serena (Jeffery) Sanders, Wallace (Doris) Walker, Jack (Buela) Walker, Pearl Murdock, Shirley Dillon Faust; and her many nieces and nephews whom she cherished dearly.
Visitation 11am-5pm Friday at the funeral home. Funeral services 11am Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Dodson Street Church of Christ, 206 West Dodson Street, Nashville, Arkansas 71852. Burial will be at Sunset Cemetery in Nashville. Arrangements entrusted to Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.
Mr. Willie ‘Leroy’ Moreland Sr., age 69 passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017. He was born September 2, 1947 to the union of the late Mr. Claudie Moreland and Mrs. Gracie Hopson-Moreland in Prescott, AR. He attended school and lived most of his life in Prescott.
Leroy is preceded in death by his parents, Claudie and Gracie Moreland; three brothers, Clyde Gray, James Louis Moreland, Claude Moreland; one sister, Bobbie Nell Moreland and several uncles.
Left to cherish his memories are his two daughters Lolita (Louia) Hopson of Fulton, AR and Marla Moreland of Mesquite, TX; seven sons: John ‘Tony’ Cole of Prescott, AR, Rodney Moreland of Prescott, AR, Willie Moreland, Jr of Allen, TX, Herbert Fort of Gurdon, AR, Andre Moreland of Nashville, AR, Corbin Jackson of Rockford, IL and Dontarius Armstrong of McCaskill, AR, three brothers, Michael Murphy of Hope, James Charles Moreland (Dorothy) of Rockford, IL, Kenneth Murphy of Prescott; one sister, Regina Tanner of Phoenix, AZ; ten grandchildren; one great grandchild and a host of relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service for Mr. Moreland will be 2:00pm, Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Mount Ephesus Baptist Church 1000 Moore Highway Prescott AR. Arrangements are by BRAZZEL/Cornish The Funeral Home of Prescott, Eddie BRAZZEL, Director, Funeral Directors of Distinction. Online guestbook: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com
Mrs. Elsie Swanson, age 92 of Hope, Arkansas passed away, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in a local hospital.
A Memorial Service for Mrs. Swanson will be 2:00pm, Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness 1709 N. Hazel Hope, AR.