Betty Lynn Tyson Barnes
Betty Lynn "Hibee" Tyson Barnes, 71, of Hamburg died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 surrounded by family and friends.
She was a lifelong resident of Hamburg and member of Hamburg First United Methodist Church. She graduated from Hamburg High School in 1964 and then from Draughton Business School in Monroe, La.
She worked as an executive secretary at Georgia-Pacific Corporation in Crossett and later served for 21 years as the coordinator of the Parents as Teachers program of Hamburg School District. She also served as the district wide volunteer coordinator as a liaison between Hamburg School District and Day Springs.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Louise "Sis" Campbell Tyson, and one brother, Wesley Tyson.
Survivors include one daughter, Terri Riley and husband, Mike of Hamburg; one son, Bill Barnes of Hamburg; two grandchildren; two sisters, Judy Sessions and husband, Steve, of Dumas and Tricia Tyson of Hamburg; and one brother, Bill Tyson and wife, Bernadeth, of Jacksonville, Fla.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Greg Comer and James McAlister officiating. Inurnment will be in First United Methodist Church Columbarium.
Honorary pallbearers are Phil Barnes, Rob Barnes, Gene Barnes, Sonny Lassiter, Connie Carter, Tommy Evans, Jimmy Murphy, James Warlick, Errol Barrett, Matthew Feilke, Willie Mays, Lloyd Collins and Walter Hill.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pilots for Patients, 3127 Mercedes Drive, Monroe, LA 71201 or online at www.pilotsforpatients.org.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home.
Mary Virginia Gatewood
Mary Virginia Pierce Gatewood, age 91, of Warren, died Saturday, Feb. 17, at Bradley County Medical Center.
She was born Dec. 1, 1926 in Fountain Hill. She received her education in the Fountain Hill school system, worked for Missouri Pacific Railroad and retired as a secretary at University of Aransas at Monticello.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Warren and Daughters of the American Revolution.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George Dewey Piece and Ethel Lee Philips.
There are no immediate survivors.
Burial was in Flat Creek Cemetery in Ashley County by Frazer's Funeral home of Warren.
Floyd Edward Gray III
Funeral service for former Dermott mayor Floyd Edward Gray III, age 73, was held at 11 a.m. Feb. 17, 2018, in the gymnasium of Dermott High School with Rev. Shadrach Porchia of Camden officiating.
Linda Warren Greenwood
Linda Warren Greenwood, 72, of Hamburg, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. She was a native of Hamburg and a former resident of Memphis for many years. She was an executive secretary and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Woodrow and Florence Coulter Warren; and four brothers, Benjamin Warren, Jerry Warren, Glen Warren and Woodrow Buck Warren Jr.
She is survived by her husband, Bro. Terry L. Greenwood of Hamburg; three step-sons, Chris Greenwood and wife, Mandy, of Springfield, Chad Greenwood and wife, Felicia, of Petal, Miss., and Paul Greenwood and wife, Marcie, of North Crossett; one brother, Raymie Warren and wife, Peggy, of Jacksonville, Fla.; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services were set for 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21 at Fellowship Baptist Church with Bro. Jamie Coulter officiating with burial in Cleveland Cemetery.
Pallbearers are David Nelms, Roger Nelms, Ryan Culpepper, Chris Lewis, Chris Hammons and John Paul Kelley. Honorary pallbearers are A.B. Nelms, Lee Patrick, Dale Boyd and Mark Schnek.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Baptist Children's Home, PO Box 427, Monticello, AR 71657. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home.
Visitation was set for 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel.
Sybil Duckworth Noble
Sybil Duckworth Noble, 83, of Hamburg, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. She was a native and lifelong resident of Hamburg. She graduated from Hamburg High School in 1952 and was the class valedictorian.
She was a registered nurse and worked for Ashley County Health Unit for 33 years. She was a member of North Crossett First Baptist Church and a former member of First Baptist Church in Hamburg for more than 40 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Willard Noble; one son, Keith Noble; her parents, Thomas Guy and Elizabeth L. Cole Duckworth; seven brothers, Hildreth Duckworth, Kenneth Duckworth, Tom Duckworth, Larry Duckworth, Bobby Duckworth, Ralph Duckworth and Guy Duckworth; and five sisters, Edith Duckworth, Myrtice Duckworth, Vivian Teppar, Gladys "Polly" Chisum and Betty Shields.
She is survived by one daughter, Karen Allen and husband, Rev. Robin Allen, of Crossett; one sister, Judy Sandusky of Clarermore, Okla.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21 at North Crossett First Baptist Church with Rev. Robin Allen and Rev. Charles Sandusky officiating. Pallbearers are Ross Allen, Andy Hill, Alex Johnson, Ethan Hill, David Sandusky and Kenny Duckworth. Memorials may be made to the North Crossett First Baptist Church Building Fund, 214 Ashley Road 69, Hamburg, AR 71646.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home.
Edith Scott Phillips
Edith Scott Phillips, 77, of Crossett, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. She was a native of Fountain Hill, a resident of Crossett for the past 54 years, and a former resident of Hamburg.
She was a 1958 graduate of Hamburg High School, where she played basketball and was a cheerleader. She worked as a loan officer and vice president for 12 years at First State Bank. She retired in 2003 from Crossett School District after 23 years of service, and she sold AVON. She was a member of First Baptist Church, where she worked in the nursery for many years and was involved in the Prayer Room Ministry. She was also a member of Ashley County Medical Center Ladies Auxiliary for 10 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Millard E. Phillips; her parents, Aubrey D. and Trudy Wigley Scott; two brothers, James "Jim" Scott and Louis Aubrey Scott; and two sisters, Betty Maxwell and Martha Kelley.
She is survived by two daughters, Julie Phillips Vaden and husband, Tim, of Crossett and Joni Phillips Krisell and husband, Tim; and one granddaughter.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 at First Baptist Church of Crossett with Rev. Jamie Staley officiating. Burial was in Flat Creek Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Chris Kelley, Keith Long, Sam Evans, Jack McDonald, Craig McRae and Chris Sexton.
Honorary pallbearers were Tommy Hooks, Bill Phillips, Bobby Richardson, Dale Hester, Bill Hester, James Phillips and Damon Dean.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 701 Main Street, Crossett, AR 71635. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home.
Margaret "Dee Dee" Young
Margaret Marie "Dee Dee" Young, age 71 of Lake Village, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 at Chicot Memorial Medical Center. She was a lifelong resident of Lake Village and member of Christian Liberty Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Gene Young; one son, Dwight Maddox; one daughter, Angela Spight; parents, Herman and Tessie Bryant-Taylor; four brothers, Lamar Cole, Larry Baker, Allen Bryant and Ricky Taylor; and three sisters, Hazel Jackson, Barbara Smith and Maulene Taylor.
She is survived by one son, Fredrick Maddox of Racine, Wis.; one daughter, Mary Maddox-Williams (Robert) of Lake Village; four sisters, Betty Martin (Bob) of Dayton, Ohio, Rosemary Taylor-Caldwell and Sylvia Hadley (Michael), both of Lake Village, and Sarah Jean Taylor of Fort Dodge, Iowa; seven brothers, Rev. Robert Taylor (Vanessa), Herman Taylor Jr. (Irene) of Milwaukee, Wis., Frank Baker of Little Rock, Rev. Madia (Miya), Andrew Taylor (Chris), Myron Taylor, all of Fort Dodge, Jerry Taylor (Paquita) of Jackson, Miss.; 19 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 at Christian Liberty Baptist Church in Lake Village with Rev. Robert E. Moore officiating.
Pallbearers are Ed McCree, Robert Williams, David Wilson, Marcus Tucker, Lee Booth Spann and Cedrick Jackson.
Honorary pallbearers are her brothers.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23 at Christian Liberty Baptist Church under the direction of Cromwell Funeral Home.