May 7

Luna Sawyer Broach

Luna Sawyer Broach, 85, of Hamburg died Sunday, May 4, 2008, at her residence. A native of Hamburg and lifelong resident of the Milo Community outside Hamburg, she was a homemaker and dedicated her life to her home, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by a son, Dewayne Broach and wife Sallie of Hamburg; a daughter, Anne Jay and husband Tom of Cooper City, Florida; a brother, Billie Sawyer of Hamburg; a sister, Lee Ella Ely of Crossett; a step-brother, McCoy Bryan of St. Louis, MO; five grandchildren, Laurie Hopkins and husband Jamie of Crossett, Jennifer Sivils of Hamburg, Cassie Broach of Metairie, LA, Tom Jay III of Cooper City, FL, and Ryan Jay and wife Kimberly of Ft. Pierce, FL; a step-granddaughter, Christina Jay Purvis of Hollywood, FL; six great-grandchildren, Drew Halley of Crossett, Jordan Sivils of Hamburg, Hunter & Colby Jay of Cooper City, and Rylan & Gavin Cecil Jay of Ft. Pierce; three step-great-grandchildren, Megan, Jeremy and Julia Garcia of Hollywood, FL.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Cecil Broach, in 2000; her parents, William & Louella Oden Sawyer; four brothers, George, Lindsey, Farris and Ogden Sawyer; and three step-brothers, Howard, Douglas & Malvin Bryan.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Friday, May 9, in the chapel of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home with Rev. Roy Craig officiating. Burial will be in the Eden Cemetery. Pallbearers are to be Drew Halley, Jordan Sivils, Chris Sivils, Jamie Hopkins, Ryan Jay and Tom Jay, III. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Eden Cemetery Association, 747 Highway 8 West, Hamburg, AR 71646. Funeral arrangements are by Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg. Online guest book at www.jones-hartshorn.com.

Florene McLeod

Florene McLeod, 76, of Hamburg died Thursday, May 1, 2008, at the St. Francis North Hospital in Monroe, Louisiana. A native of Parkdale and a lifelong resident of Ashley County, she was a cook for the Hamburg School District for many years and was a member of the North Main Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking and good conversation with friends and family.

She is survived by a son, John H. McLeod and wife Martha of Hamburg; two daughters, Patsy Tomerlin and husband Gerald of Hamburg and Janet Johnson and husband Glenn of Port Neches, TX; four brothers, Robert, John Henry & Hubert Lee Maxwell, all of Hamburg, and Pete Maxwell of Cabot; eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Osborn McLeod, in 1997; her parents, John and Willie Allison Maxwell; and three brothers, Wayne, George and Raymond "Hoss" Maxwell.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 4, in the North Main Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Williams officiating. Burial followed at the Beech Creek Cemetery with arrangements by Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg. Pallbearers were Charlie Maxwell, Bobby Maxwell, Greg Maxwell, Craig McRae, Russell Maxwell, Stephen Griever, Tommy Maxwell and Alan Maxwell. Honorary pallbearers were Johnny William Pierce, Steve Rand, Randy Maxwell, Mickey Maxwell, Ricky Maxwell, Billy Maxwell and Ronnie Robbins. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 901 North University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72207. See on-line guest book at www.jones-hartshorn.com.

Norice Penn, Jr.

Norice Penn, Jr., 30, of Crossett died Friday, May 2, 2008, in a one vehicle accident on Highway 133 south of Crossett. A lifelong resident of Crossett, a pipegrinder for Ram Fab, Inc., and a member of Fudge Baptist Church, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Willie & Isophene Penn. He was a 1997 graduate of Crossett High School.

He is survived by his wife of five years, Kimberly James Penn, two daughters, Destiny & Norreisha Penn of Crossett; his father, Norice Penn of Sanford, FL; his mother, Ruby Tucker Austin and husband Frederick of Crossett; his maternal grandparents, Jessie & Merlene Cromwell Tucker of Crossett; and two sisters, Tamiko Penn of Warner Robbins, GA, & Tonya Miller of Crossett.

Funeral services are Wednesday, May 7, at 1 p. m. in the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Jessie Radford, Jr., officiating. Pallbearers are to be Christopher Harris, Tavae "T.J." Goodwin, James Lee, Jhermekio Pugh, Alfredo Smith & Cordell Washington. Honorary pallbearers are the Crossett High School Class of 1997. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 6, from 6-8 PM at Cromwell Funeral Home. Burial will be in Ryles Cemetery. See online guest book at www,cromwellfuneralhome.net.

May 14

Judith Rosamond Barnes

Judith Rosamond Barnes, the infant daughter of Gene and Julie Sessions Barnes of Hamburg, died Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science in Little Rock.

She is survived by her parents, a brother, Bruin Barnes; her paternal grandparents, Phil & Inez New Barnes, all of Hamburg; her maternal grandparents, Steve & Judy Tyson Sessions of Dumas; her paternal great-grandmothers, Floy Johnston Barnes of Hamburg and the late P. E. Barnes, Sr., Connie Rosamond New of Lake Village and the late James Roland New; her maternal great-grandparents, Harold & Sis Campbell Tyson of Hamburg; and the late Matina and Les Sessions of Dumas; and a host of uncles, aunts and other family members.

Private grave-side services and burial were at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 10, in the Hamburg Cemetery with Rev. David Moore officiating with arrangements by Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg. Memorials may be made to the Hamburg United Methodist Church, 202 South Main, Hamburg, AR 71646. See on-line guest book at www.jones-hartshorn.com.

Felton Joseph Borque

Felton Joseph Borque, 53, of Hamburg died Saturday, May 3, 2008. Born November 9, 1954, in Fort Worth, Texas, he was raised in Fort Worth.

Survivors include his fiancé, Freda Ann Tanksley of Hamburg; three sons, James Borque and wife Cora of Oklahoma and Mark and Ronnie Borque of Fort Worth; his mother, Patsy Marie Acher Borque of Fort Worth; a sister, Sharon Gunter of Fort Worth; two brothers, Norman Borque of Austin, TX, and Darrell Borque of Fort Worth; 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his father, A. J. Borque.

Grave-side services were at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, in the Mount Olivet Cemetery in Fort Worth under the direction of Alpine Funeral Home of Fort Worth.

Beth Leann Brockwell Fuller

Beth Leann Brockwell Fuller, 34, of Eros, LA, formerly of Crossett, died Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at St. Frances Medical Center in Monroe, LA. Born October 19, 1973, in W. Monroe, LA, to Roy and Callie Elizabeth Godwin Brockwell, she was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

Survivors include her husband, Sammy Fuller of Eros; two sons, James Marvin Carter, III, and Jesse James Fuller, both of Eros; her parents, Roy and Elizabeth Brockwell of Crossett; one brother, Mike Brockwell of Crossett; her mother-in-law, Patsy Fuller of Brookhaven, MS; her father-in-law, Robert Fuller of Philadelphia, MS; and four brothers-in-law, Chris Fuller, Joseph Fuller, Mark Fuller and Daniel Fuller.

Funeral services were at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 11, in the South Main Baptist Church with Kevin Sanders, Jerry Grant and Carl Shurte officiating. Pallbearers were Chris, Joseph, Mark, Daniel, Zach and Dempsey Fuller. Honorary pallbearers were Peyton Brockwell, Kolten Brockwell and Terry Gifford. Burial followed services at Pinewood Memorial Park under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett. See online guest book at www.jonesservice.com.

Henry Louis Choate

Henry Louis Choate, 72, of Hamburg died Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at his residence. A lifelong resident of Ashley County and a retired millwright for Potlatch, he was a member of Trinity Freewill Baptist Church.

He is survived by one son, Willard Choate and wife Joyce of Hamburg; one brother, John Choate and wife Pam of Jacksonville; two sisters, Kathryn Avant of White Hall and Clara Bryant and husband Charles of Brunswick, GA; five grandchildren, Jess, Christopher & Shawn Choate, Katelynn Craig and Anna Turner; and eight great-grandchildren, Christopher, Lewis, Matthew, Adam, Jada, Kadence, Elizabeth Hope, Tasia & Trease.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Marlene Choate, on February 23, 2006; one son, Louis Choate; one daughter, Carol Ann Choate; his parents, James Emery & Ollie May Avery Choate; and one sister, Irene Vorhease.

Graveside funeral services were Saturday, May 10, at 10:30 a.m. at the Egypt Cemetery. Arrangements were by Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg. See online guest book at www.cromwellfuneralhome.net.

Larry Lee Clark

Larry Lee Clark, 45, of Little Rock died Sunday, May 4, 2008, at Arkansas Children's Hospital. A native of Dermott and a resident of Little Rock for the past six years, he was a grounds manager for Little Rock Mitsubishi and a member of St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church.

He is survived by one son, Derrick D. Clark of Dermott; one daughter, Abbie Gail Clark of Pine Bluff; his mother, Abbie Clark of Montrose; four brothers, Abraham Clark, Jr., of Hamburg, Joshua Ray Clark of Dermott, James Lee "Jimmy" Clark and wife Evora of Little Rock and Ray Curtis and wife Cassie of McGehee; and three sisters, Suzie Mae Stanley of Bastrop, LA, Ella Mae Simpson and husband Donald and Alberta Polite and husband Derrick, all of Montrose. He was preceded in death by his father, Abraham Clark.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Victor Doll officiating. Pallbearers were Larry Woods, Lee Edward Plummer, Ray Lee Holmes, Raymond Dawson, Leroy Williams, Claudell Clark, John Sanders and Jim Dandy. Honorary pallbearers were brothers. Burial was in the Montrose Cemetery under the directions of Cromwell Funeral Home. See online guest book at www.cromwellfuneralhome.net.

Ronald Terry Harrison

Ronald Terry Harrison, 53, of Wright died Tuesday, May 6, 2008. He was born July 4, 1954, to H. A. "Bing" Harrison and Marie Holland Harrison in Crossett. Terry was a member of Plum Bayou Baptist Church, a board member and assistant chief of the Wright Pastoria Volunteer Fire Department and loved to cook and fish.

Survivors include his wife, Diana "Deedee' Harrison of Wright; two sons, Terry Wayne Harrison and wife Lauren of England and Jackson Daniel Lee Harrison of Wright; three daughters, Georgia Marie Bechtel and husband Trey of Boyce, LA, Robyn Janelle Hodges and husband Brad of Wright and Katelyn Dianne Harrison of Wright; two grandchildren, Brooklynn and Dakota of Boyce; two brothers, Al Harrison and wife Debbie of Jonesboro and Stevie Harrison and wife Kathy of San Diego, California; one sister, Kem Christmas and husband Johnny of Arkansas City; his mother-in-law, Dianne Aiken; and sister and brother-in-law Patricia and Daniel Reed, all of Wright; and many nieces and nephews and extended family. He had a special adopted mom, Kitty Wimberley.

Services were at 10 a.m on Thursday, May 8, in the Roller England Funeral Home with Bros. John Watt, John Williams, Garry Alverson and David Morton officiating. Memorials may be made to the Plum Bayou Baptist Church, Hwy. 256, England, Arkansas or to the American Cancer Society, 901 N. University Ave., Little Rock, Arkansas 72203. Online guest book at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

May 21

Teresa Courson Donald

Teresa Ann Courson Donald, 49, of Crossett died Sunday, May 18, 2008. Born on September 17, 1958, in Crossett to William E. and Barbara Ann Barnett Courson, Teresa was an employee of Ideal True Value in the accounts payable department. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Greg Donald; two children, Allyson Nicole Donald and Katie Diane Donald; her parents, William E. and Barbara Ann Courson; two brothers, Eddie Courson and wife Freda and Clay Courson and wife Christine; three sisters, Gayla Snelgrove and husband Eric, Brenda Beasley and husband Gary and Sonya Knight and husband James, all of Crossett; several nieces and nephews and the Webb family and the Ideal True Value family.

Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 21, in the Mount Olive Baptist Church with Bros. Eric Hodge and David Tohlen officiating. Pallbearers were to be Jon Beasley, Daniel Fred Beasley, Cory Snelgrove, Clint Snelgrove, Nick Courson, Gary Beasley, Eric Snelgrove and James Knight. Honorary pallbearers were to be Gary Booker, John Dumas, Scott Floyd, Steve Mann, Doug Webb, David Weatherly, Gary Johnson, Ernie Ross, Harold Wallace and John Porter. Burial was to follow at Pinewood Memorial Park under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett. See online guest book at www.jonesservice.com.

Virdell Jenkins

Virdell Jenkins, 84, of Hamburg died Saturday, May 17, 2008, at Monticello Health Care. A lifelong resident of Hamburg, she was a retired custodian for the Hamburg Public Schools and a member of the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, Willie Lee Paskel of Muskegon, MI; a granddaughter she raised, Janice Poole of Hamburg; seven brothers, Eld. Leetell Jenkins of Monticello, Dorchester Jenkins of Gary, IN, Willie Lee and wife Mary Jenkins of Indianapolis, IN, Mack and wife Louella Jenkins, Samuel and wife Jessie Mae Jenkins, Searcy Jenkins and Bishop Marvin and wife Jesse Jenkins, all of Hamburg; one sister, Carvine Paskel of Hamburg; 17 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, John Anthony Paskel and Willie Clarence Paskel, Jr.; one daughter, Willie Mae Paskel; her parents, Mack and May Bell Jenkins; three brothers, Birman, Jessie and Willie Charles Jenkins; and one sister, Mae Ella Barnett.

Funeral services are planned for 1 p.m. Friday, May 23, in the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Willie R. Taylor officiating. Pallbearers will be Ricky Tippitt, Roderick Scott, Willie Ashford, Robert Robinson, Samuel Jenkins, Jr., and Calvin Barnett. Honorary pallbearers will be Josh Tolliver, Sherrod Paskel, John Paskel, Jr., and Willie Paskel. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at Cromwell Funeral Home in Hamburg. Burial will follow services at the Carlock Cemetery. See on line guest book at www.cromwellfuneralhome.net.

Mattie Williams Jones

Mattie Frances Williams Jones, 84, of Shepard, TX, formerly of Crossett, died Thursday, May 8, 2008. Born on August 6, 1923, in Crossett to Henry and Cora Griffen Williams, Mrs. Jones was a homemaker, a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and a mission sister. She was preceded in death by her husband, Murriel Jones; four sisters and three brothers.

Survivors include one daughter, Mattie Pace and husband Ernest L. of Shepard, TX; two grandchildren, Dedrick Davis and Shirley Stewart; one great-grandchild, Charles Houston Stewart III; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 17, in the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Reverends Murry Williams and Jesse Radford, Jr., officiating. Pallbearers were T. L. Lowe, Danny Lowe, Willie Ashford, Albert Goodwin, Lee Simpson, and Charles Moore. Burial followed at Quinn Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett. See online guest book at www.jonesservice.com.

Audrey Ann Sasseen

Audrey Ann Blissmer Sasseen, 67, of Crossett died Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at St. Vincent?s Hospital. She was born on April 2, 1941 in Cook County, IL to her parents, William and Verna Sokolowskie Blissmer. Mrs. Sasseen was a homemaker and a Catholic.

Survivors include one son, Richard Sasseen of Crossett; two daughters, Pam Zollman of El Dorado and Brenda Root of Bolliver, MO; her mother, Verna Wolak of Calument City, IL; two brothers; three sisters; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Grave-side memorial services were at 1 p.m on Monday, May 19, at 1 p.m. at Simms Cemetery with arrangements by Jones Funeral Home of Crossett. See online guest book at www.jonesservice.com.

Dr. Edwin T. "Eddy" Shell

Dr. Edwin T. "Eddy" Shell, 71, of Bossier City, LA, died, Friday, May 2, 2008, after a lengthy bout with cancer. The funeral was held at Hillcrest-Haughton at 2 p.m. May 7 with David Daniel of the Broadmoor Assembly of God officiating.

The son of the late Freeman E. Shell, Sr., and Reba Odell Taylor of Hamburg and grandson of Newsom R. and Cora Jane Ray Taylor of Hamburg, he was born April 6, 1937, in Lubbock, TX. The family moved to Arkansas and he later became the youngest Eagle Scout in the state. He graduated from Springdale High School. After graduation from Louisiana Tech in 1960, he settled in Bossier City and started his teaching career. He earned a BA (Louisiana Tech), MA (Louisiana Tech), Ed.S. (Northwestern State College) and Ph.D. (Pacific Western University).

He was a teacher and debate coach for seven years at Bossier High School. He also pursued a career in photography that lasted over 40 years. He was one of the original five teachers to open Bossier Parish Community College in 1967 and taught there for over 40 years for a combined total of 48 years in public education. He was Educator of the Year in Bossier Parish in 1970 and 1995 and Mr. Bossier Parish in 1970. During his tenure as an educator, he was also a member Louisiana National Guard, and the Reserve Components of the USNR, USMCR and USAR for almost 30 years.

He was the director of the first Day Time Truancy Center in Louisiana. Shell was a member of numerous civic organizations including the Red River United States Marine Corps League, SARC (W5ZBC), and Temple Lodge 448 F & AM. He was a member of the Louisiana professional photography association for over 20 years and served as president in 1981-82. He served on the Bossier Parish Police Jury representing south Bossier for over 10 years and was a member of the Broadmoor Assembly of God.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Schneider of Bossier City; a daughter, Sally Shell, a teacher in Broomfield, CO; son Ted Shell, a nurse in Tacoma, WA; and his granddaughter; Callie Shell, of Bryan, TX; his siblings, Mally Hatch of Decatur, AL, Freeman Shell of Decatur, AL, and Sally Whitehead of Jacksonville; and numerous nieces and nephews. He has three step-children, Tamara Harper, Orlando, FL; Phillip Taylor, Orlando, Stefan Pheff of Germany, and four step-grandchildren.

May 28

Zeola Buffington

Zeola Buffington, 77, of San Francisco, CA, died Monday, May 12, 2008, at her residence. A native of Crossett who had lived in San Francisco for the past 50 years, she was a homemaker, a former nurse's aide, and a member of Bethel Cathedral Church of God in Christ.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Wilbert Buffington of San Francisco; three sons, Wilbert Buffington, Jr., and wife Maria of Vallejo, CA, Michael Buffington and wife Lily of San Francisco and Charles Buffington and wife Chandra of Hayward, CA; one daughter, Carol Buffington of Rodeo, CA; one brother, Zola Nalls of Oakland, CA; one sister, Novella Lewis of Little Rock; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her great-grandson, Wilbert Buffington, IV; her parents, John and Izora Bryant Nalls; two sisters, Essie Mae Glasper and Jewell Glasper-Matheney; seven brothers, Theoplis Glasper, Genie Nalls, Clarence Nalls, Johnny Nalls, Edgar Nalls, Edward Nalls & Arvell Nalls.

Funeral services were Tuesday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at Davis Memorial COGIC with Eld. Roy Matheney, Jr., officiating. Burial was in Westview Cemetery with arrangements by Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg. See online guest book at www.cromwellfuneralhome.net.

Alvern Farrar Collins

Alvern Farrar Collins, 93, of Crossett died Monday, May 19, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Crossett. She was born in Rawls on April 6, 1915, to James Edward "Jim" and Bertha Leah Geddie Farrar.

Educated in Bastrop, LA, she was a nurse in the 1930s in the original Crossett Lumber Company hospital. After marrying in 1939 she was a homemaker who loved flowers, gardening, and bottle and rock collecting. She was a resident of Crossett for 65 years before moving to Hamburg in 1998 and had recently returned to Crossett.

Survivors are a son, Roy Keith Collins and wife Cindy of Cody, WY; two daughters, Edith Kay Smith of Lake Village and Linda Carol Wallace and husband Travis of Hamburg; one brother, Geddie Farrar of Crossett; two grandchildren, Kevin Smith and wife Becky of Lake Village and Sharla Patrick and husband Roddy of Mountain Home; two step-grandchildren, Charles Smith, Jr., of Beaumont, TX, and Cathy Gray of Hamburg; four great-grandchildren, Jacob and Kaitlyn Smith and Drake and Ashton Patrick; seven step-grandchildren, Brad and wife Kelli Gray of Hamburg, Tara and husband Gary Thomas of Killeen, TX, Chad Gray of Hamburg, Jessica and husband Adam Brewbaker of Las Cruses, NM, and Kevin, Clay and Kenneth Smith of Beaumont; one step-great-great grandchild, Addison Gray of Hamburg; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father in 1974, her mother in 1975; her husband, Roy Hayes Collins, in 1995; a daughter, Connie Lynn Collins, in 1957; two brothers, Maysel Farrar in 1969 and Rev. Carl Farrar in 1987; and a son-in-law, Charles Herman Smith in 2005.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 22, in the Jones Funeral Home chapel in Crossett with Bro. Michael Reese officiating. Pallbearers were Kevin Smith, Travis Wallace, Buddy Farrar, Gordon Shaffer, Larry Goodwin and Roddy Patrick. Burial followed Lakewood Cemetery in Crossett under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett. See online guest book at www.jonesservice.com.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942. Macel Meeks Knight

Macel Meeks Knight, 87, of Hamburg, died Thursday, May 22, 2008, at her residence. A native of Monticello and a resident of the Milo community for over 70 years, she was a homemaker, the owner and operator of the Milo Grocery Store for many years and was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Free Will Baptist Church in Milo.

She is survived by four sons, Eddie Meeks, Larry Meeks and Dickie Meeks, all of Hamburg, and Joe Meeks of Raleigh, NC; two daughters, Shelia Crain of Hamburg and Terry Tadlock of Dallas, TX; 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Joseph "Joe" Meeks, in 1985 and Teroy Knight in 2004; an infant son, Bobby Joel Meeks; a granddaughter, Sam Stanley in 2006; her parents, Richard & Eva Rich Campbell; and a brother, Travis Campbell.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 25, in the Mount Pleasant Free Will Baptist Church with Revs. Mark Elliott and Roy Craig officiating.

Burial followed at the Egypt Cemetery. Pallbearers were Kenny, Jeff, Rickie, Tony, Bruce and Joey Meeks, Danny Wade Rice and Greg Stanley. Honorary pallbearers were Tammie Bolin, Kim Bert, Neci Wardlow, Sissie Cruce, Summer Wood, Nikki Calhoun, Beverly Ward, Shay & Boots Stanley.

Memorials may be made to the Mount Pleasant Free Will Baptist Church, 310 Ashley 95 Road, Hamburg, AR 71646.

Funeral arrangements were by Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg. See the online guest book at www.jones-hartshorn.com.

Jimmy R. Lineberger

Jimmy R. Lineberger, 70, of Crossett died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at the Ashley Memorial Hospital. Born on January 13, 1938, in Valdosta, GA, to Harry Payne and Helen Louise Lineberger, he was a customer service manager for Owens-Illinois and Bemis Co. He was a Baptist and a member of the Crossett Kiwanis Club. Mr. Lineberger coached flag football for the Boys and Girls Club and was a member of the Masonic Lodge, both in Valdosta.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lineberger of Crossett; three sons, James Russell Lineberger, Jr., of Jacksonville, Willie Frank Barrett, Jr., of Macclenny, FL, and Steven Phillip Lineberger of Crossett; three daughters, Susie Belancsik of Valdosta, Julie Lineberger of Irmo, SC, and Lucretia Ann Cole of Pooler, GA; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Grave-side services were at 2 p.m., Friday, May 23, at Riverview Memorial Gardens in Valdosta. Arrangements were by Carson McLane Funeral Home in Valdosta and Jones Funeral Home in Crossett.

See online guest book at www.joneservice.com.

Judy Ann Ross

Judy Ann Ross, 51, of Hamburg died Saturday, May 24, 2008, at her residence. A native of Ashley County, a homemaker, and a member of Rolfe Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, she was preceded in death by her parents, Don Herbert & Mathy Knight Wilcox, and one brother, Sam Wilcox.

She is survived by her husband of 14 years, Tim Ross, two sons: Lance Cason Ross of Hamburg and Steven Wilcox and wife Holly of Crossett; three daughters, Tabitha LeAnn Parks & Tammy Parks of Crossett and Christie and husband Jody Quimby of Hermitage; four brothers: Johnny, Gordon, Charles and Robert Wilcox, all of Crossett; two sisters, Edith Winbury of Hamburg and Shirley Lyons of Crossett; and ten grandchildren.

Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, at Rolfe Chapel Freewill Baptist Church with Bros. Carlton White and Daryll Holland officiating. Pallbearers were to be Scott Wilcox, Chuck Wilcox, Gordon Wilcox, Danny Ferguson, William McIntosh & Joey Parks. Burial was to follow services at the Rolfe Chapel Cemetery with arrangements by Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg. See online guest book at www..cromwellfuneralhome.net.

Cassandra McKee Tallman

Cassandra McKee Tallman, 38, of Colorado Springs, CO, died Monday, May 19, 2008. A native of Hamburg, she was a resident of Colorado Springs for the past six months and was a former resident of Phoenix, AZ. and Palm Springs, CA. A 1987 graduate of Hamburg High School, she was a radiologist and a member of the Gardner Baptist Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Brittney Brumley of Chandler, AZ, Abigail and Haley Sweitzer, both of Colorado Springs; her mother, Brenda Bozeman White and husband Terre of Beekman, LA; a brother, Kevin McKee and wife Kristina of Beekman; a sister, Debra Parker and husband Billy of Berwick, LA; a grandson, Landon Loya; nieces and nephews, Ashley Morgan, Lindsey and Austin McKee, all of Beekman, and John Parker of Berwick. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Nathalie Swan Martin and Adren Bozeman.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 24, in the chapel of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Edwards officiating. Burial followed at the Lacey Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jim Bozeman, Ronnie Bozeman, Ardell Bozeman, Rick Bozeman, Billy Parker and Robert Perrault.

Memorials may be made to the Lacey Cemetery Association, c/o Mrs. Reva White, 608 Highway 133 S., Monticello, AR 71655. Online guest book at www.jones-hartshorn.com.

Gracie Jewell Threet

Gracie Jewell Threet, 7 days, of Crossett died Friday, May 23, 2008. She is survived by her parents, James Threet & Angela Wilcox of Crossett; her paternal grandparents, Donna & Larry Threet of Crossett; her maternal grandparents, Patricia Raney of Crossett & Greg Teate of Warren; her maternal great-grandparents: Charles & Marcia Wilcox of Crossett; her paternal great-aunts, Lorie Threet and Sonya Henke of Crossett; and her paternal great uncle, Don Henke of Crossett. She was preceded in death by her brother, Hunter Threet, on July 15,2006.

Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, at Rolfe Chapel Freewill Baptist Church with Bros. Carlton White Bro. Daryll Holland officiating. Burial was to follow services at the Rolfe Chapel Cemetery with arrangements by Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg. See online guest book at cromwellfuneralhome.net.

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