Sammie Franklin Carlyle

Posted in Obituaries on August 10th, 2016 by admin


Sammie Franklin Carlyle, 81, of Hazen, left this earth on august 9, 2016. He was born September 10, 1934 in Tennessee to Frank and Sallie Mae Carlyle. Sammie was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Sallie Mae Carlyle; brothers, Donald, Edward, and Gilbert Carlyle; sisters, Eula Matheney and Janie Bush and grandson, Ezekiel Carlyle.

Sam is survived by his wife, Emma Carlyle; son, Tyrone (Linda) Carlyle; son, Kevin (Denice) Carlyle; daughters Deborah Carlyle and Amanda (Chris) Stock; grandchildren, Keith Carlyle, Danielle Carlyle Villegas, Micah Rogers, and Alex Rogers and six great-grandchildren; brothers, Raymond (Edna) Carlyle and Max (Norma) Carlyle; sisters, Sue (Larry) Boyer, Linda (Don) Rushing, Glenda (Dale) Morgan, Bernice Wray, and Pat (David) Faire. He had many cousins, nieces, nephews, and a multitude of friends that he cared for and loved.

Sam was a member of Morris Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. He also was a member of the Highway 86 gospel singing band for many happy years. He was a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather that will be missed by so many.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Friday, August 12, 2016 at Morris Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Center Point Cemetery.

Irvin Burk Sims

Posted in Obituaries on August 8th, 2016 by Stephen Duch

Burk Sims photo 001Irvin Burk Sims, 76, of Hazen, passed away peacefully on August 4, 2016.  Burk was born February 20, 1940, the son of Irvin and Alyene Hanson Sims.  Burk was a farmer and a  heavy equipment salesman most of his life, a member of the First United Methodist Church in Hazen, and a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.

He is survived by his two son’s, Buck Sims and wife, Hillary of Hazen and Shane Sims and wife, Kristi of Benton; one daughter, Scarlett Goodwin and husband, Chris of Colorado; step-children, Kathy Carter, Joey Carter, Lori Caviness, and Luke Carter; grandchildren, Keri Snyder, Sage Goodwin, Sam Goodwin, Bo Sims, Brett Sims, Stone Goodwin,  Spencer Carter, Slade Goodwin, Carley-Jo Carter, and Blake Sims; brothers, Buddy Sims and wife, Marilyn, and Chuck Sims; one sister, Melinda Sims.

Burk was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife, Patti, and grandchildren, Braydyn Sims, Kylee Dulaney Sims, and Sophie Goodwin.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M., Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Hazen.  Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M., prior to the service at the church.