​William Travis Buck, Sr.

Posted in Obituaries on May 25th, 2017 by admin

​William Travis Buck, Sr., 82 of De Valls Bluff went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.  he was preceded in death by his parents, Calvin and Olivia Buck; wife, Linnie C. Buck; daughter, Jacquline Buck Bivens; son, Ronnie Roach, Sr., grandson, Curtis L. Herring; brother, Sonny Buck and two sisters, Colleen Park and Catherine Mays.

He is survived by his brother, Malcolm (Louise) Buck of Furlow; three children, William (Judy) Travis Buck, Jr. of Hazen; Joy Briggs of De Valls Bluff and Eddie (Margaret) Roach Sr., of Shannon Hills; seven grandchildren, Larry Briggs of Arkadelphia, Charlotte Herring of New Orleans, Celia (Mark) Elder of Bryant, Lydia Travis of Des Arc, Ronnie Roach, Jr. of Tucson, Arizona, Belinda Roach of Little Rock and Eddie Roach, Jr. of Bryant; ten great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., Friday, May 26, at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen.  Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M., Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel in Hazen.  Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in De Valls Bluff.

Harry Gaylon Weddle

Posted in Obituaries on May 23rd, 2017 by admin

IMG_4853Harry Gaylon Weddle, 72 of De Valls Bluff, passed away May 22, 2017.  He was born October 2, 1944 in Prairie County, the son of William Andrew and Olivia Taylor Weddle.  He graduated from De Valls Bluff High School in 1962 and was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1965 and was stationed in Germany.

Harry retired after 30 plus years with Arkansas Power and Light Company.

He is survived by his wife, Sue Carr Weddle whom he married in June, 1992; His daughter, Susan Caplener (Don) of Clarendon; granddaughter, Gracelyn Taylor Caplener; Three step-children, Jason Scheiderer (LeAnn), Rebecca Roberts (Gaylon) and Emil Scheiderer III (Terri); step-grandchildren, Julia Scheiderer, William Scheiderer, Evan Jacobs, Christopher Scheiderer (Ruth), Jonathan Scheiderer (Brianna) and Kaylee Logston; brother, Sam Weddle (Jan) of Frisco, Texas; 6 sisters, Helen Prier of Forrest City, Mae Walton of Roe, Nettie Felts of Highland, Illinois, Martha Crymes of Bastrop, Louisiana, Mary Sue Roach, Irving, Texas, and Nancy Cherico (Tony) of Conroe, Texas, and one sister-in-law, Ruby Weddle of Mt. View.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Betty Jean Walton; two brothers, Andrew Lynn Weddle and Edward Calvin “Dink” Weddle and one step-grandchild, Courtney Burlison.

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.Wednesday, May 24, at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen.  Funeral services will  be 10:30 A.M.Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel in Hazen.  Burial will be in the Peppers Lake Cemetery.

The family requests memorials be made to the Peppers Lake Church of Christ.

​Chloe Dean Tarter

Posted in Obituaries on May 5th, 2017 by admin

​Chloe Dean Tarter, 68 of Hazen passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017.  Chloe was a cook, a homemaker, and a member of the Center Point Baptist Church.  She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Charles Tarter; her son, Bobby Joe Tarter; sisters, Lucille Vail and Donna Booth both of Hazen and one brother, Preston Edge of Hazen.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Ruby Edge and her brother, Tommy Edge.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7:00 P.M., Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen.  Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Monday, May 8, 2017 at the Center Point Baptist Church.  Burial will be in the Carlisle Cemetery.

​Alfred R Waggoner

Posted in Obituaries on May 4th, 2017 by admin

​Alfred R Waggoner, 89, of Stuttgart passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

Alfred was born Feb. 11, 1928, in Stuttgart, AR to Eustace Rubel and Alice Dell (Johnson) Waggoner. He was  a lifelong resident of Stuttgart. He had only one job from adolescence until retirement as a mechanic at Waggoner Magneto, Co, a company founded by his father in 1930.  He was drafted into the Army in 1950. After his marriage to Rose Mary Wittenauer in April 1951, He was stationed in Germany where he was in charge of a company of men helping to rebuild Germany after WWII. Upon being discharged, he returned to work at his father’s business. In the early 1960’s, he purchased Waggoner Magneto Co. from his father, built a new building, and continued running the business until his retirement in 2010. He was a successful Yazoo mower dealer, enjoyed gardening, model trains and amateur photography. In the 60’s and 70’s, he volunteered his time and energy to help set up the race courses at Stuttgart Airport for the “Grand Prairie Grand Prix.”  He also helped out with tractor pulls with the “Stuttgart Sled Association.”

He was preceded in death by his spouse, Rose Mary (Wittenauer) Waggoner. Survivors are one brother, Roger Carl Waggoner of Texas. Two sons, Charles Thomas Waggoner, of Delaware and James Robert Waggoner of Stuttgart.  Two daughters, Martha Ellen Waggoner of Iowa and Barbara Jo Wood of Alaska. Four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Nieces and Nephews.

Memorial service date and time to be announced at a later date.

Arrangements by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen.

​Addie Elizabeth Case

Posted in Obituaries on May 4th, 2017 by admin

​Addie Elizabeth Case, 97, of Hazen died Tuesday, May 3, 2017.  She was retired from the Hazen School District.  Addie was preceded in death by her husband, Walter and her son, Mike Case.

She is survived by one son, Doris Cunningham (Evelyn) of Morrilton; two daughters, Rachel Homes of Conway and Geneva Manson (Bob) of Hazen; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Friday, May 5, 2017 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen.  Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Center Point Baptist Church.  Burial will be in the Center Point Cemetery.

Daniel Lee McClure

Posted in Obituaries on May 2nd, 2017 by admin

Daniel Lee McClure age 75 of Little Rock passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017.  He leaves behind one daughter, Jeanette Fox of Michigan; four sisters, Doris Stevens, Peggy Cobb, Judy Fletcher, and Katie Phillips.  He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd; his mother, Mable; three sisters, Linda, Thelma and Betty and one brother, Arthur.

Dan was a sweet and quiet man who would help anyone in need.  He will be missed dearly by his family and many friends.

There will be a memorial service  11:00 A.M., Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Westbrook Funeral Home chapel in Hazen, Arkansas.