​Gordon Tarter, Jr.

Posted in Obituaries on June 29th, 2017 by admin

​Gordon Tarter, Jr., 65 of Carlisle, died at his home on Thursday, June 29, 2017.  He was a graduate of Carlisle High School,  a member of the Carlisle Alumni Association, a member of the First United Methodist Church and a truck driver.

Gordon is survived by his wife, Sandy Smith Tarter; his mother, Jackie Tarter McNeil; sister, Jan Pasley and husband, Mike; daughters, Heather Tarter of Butlerville and Liz Tarter of Cabot; son, Wil Tarter and wife, Amanda of Carlisle and four grandchildren, Star, Jana, Colt, and Indianna.

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Friday, June 30, at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen.  Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church in Carlisle.  Burial will be in the Carlisle Cemetery.

Stella Elizabeth Moore

Posted in Obituaries on June 25th, 2017 by admin

stella Moore picture 001Stella Elizabeth Moore, 76, of Biscoe, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Moore.  Stella is survived by her children, Judy (Frankie) Tiner, Virgil Wayne (Dena) Moore, Teresa (Damion) Jackson, and Kim (Fred) Metcalf; 11 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren, and six sisters, Kay, Judy Ann, Barbara Ann, Mary Jane, Marie and Flo.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Monday, June 26, 2017 at the Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel in Hazen.  Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. prior to the service. Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery in De Valls Bluff.

Dale “Moe” Swaim

Posted in Obituaries on June 23rd, 2017 by admin

Mo Swaim picture 001Dale “Moe” Swaim, 73 of Carlisle passed this earth June 22, 2017.  He was born in Hazen on January 16, 1943, the son of the late Bill and Bessie Swaim. Dale was the beloved father of Sandy, John, and Kevin Swaim; beloved husband of 56 years to Audrey Swaim; two brothers, Tommy and Larry Swaim; one sister, Jessica Scarborough; 5 grandchildren, James, Justin, and Noah Swaim and Preston and Bo Lane; great-grandson, Dean Swaim and many nieces and nephews.

Moe was a preacher and his life touched many people.  He always had a hand out stretched to others.  He was a Marine veteran and loved his country, God and family and scores of others.  One other thing he loved to aggravate all.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 P.M., Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel in Hazen.