Marion Ethylene Foot Bowen

Posted in Obituaries on July 16th, 2018 by admin

Marion Ethylene Foot Bowen, 93, of Tollville, died Sunday, July 15, 2018. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Tollville. Ethylene was preceded in death by two sons, Michael and Gary Golleher and her brother, J.R. Foot, Jr.

She is survived by two daughters, Sharyn Golleher of Tollville and Karen Stuart of Mississippi; her brother, Don Foot of Hazen and six grandchildren, Eric Petrus of Georgia, Kimbrough and Harry Stevens both of Helena, Cody Gillioun of Stuttgart, Tiffany Baxter of Biscoe, and Christopher Golleher of Hazen and 17 great grandchildren.

There will be a memorial service at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Tollville at

10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.

Frank Rodgers Vandenbrouck

Posted in Obituaries on July 12th, 2018 by admin


Frank Rodgers Vandenbrouck, 89, of Hazen, Arkansas received his orders for transfer to the staff of the Supreme Commander on July 12, 2018. He was born May 20, 1929 inGrenada, Mississippi to Frank J. and Zeta Vandenbrouck. He served in theU.S. Navy during World War II, the Korean conflict and the Viet Namconflict. He retired in 1968 after 24 years of service.

Frank was preceded in death by his father, mother, infant sister, and wives Fresina P. Vandenbrouck and Lottie J. Vandenbrouck and step-sister, Sylvia Loveless. He is survived by a niece, Rosa M. Baker and husband, Jesse of North Little Rock,Arkansas and several other nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M., Sunday, July 15, 2018. Funeral services will be at theBrasfield Methodist Church inBrasfield, Arkansas at 11:00 A.M., Monday, July 16, 2018. Burial will be in the Little Rock, Arkansas National Cemetery 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, July 17, 2018.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Kelly and Ellen with Baptist Hospice and Laura and care givers from Diamond Oaks Home Care.

Jennifer Michelle Walls Derden

Posted in Obituaries on July 5th, 2018 by admin


Jennifer Michelle Walls Derden, 55 of England passed away July 5, 2018, following an extended illness surrounded by her loving family. Born on October 5, 1962, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of England and a lifelong lover of flip flops, Razorbacks, and TV marathons with her daughter. She will be greatly missed, especially by her grandchildren, whom she loved very much.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Lou Walls and her uncle, Carroll Walls. She is survived by her son, Jeff (Stormy) Derden; daughter, Jansen Derden; father, Luchen Walls, Sr. (LaVerne); brother, Luchen Walls Jr. (Lana); sister, Melissa Hatfield (Mike); aunt, Sue Walls; nephews, Chad and Mae and Luchen Walls, III; nieces, Kylie (Bart) Minton, Kagan and Austin, Elise and Dickey; uncle, Shanon (Mary Carolyn) Hovis; step-brothers, Stan and Byrum Kelly and step-sister, Jennifer Kelly and special friends, Bessie May, Shannon Grimsley, and Jimmy Jones and an extended family that loved her very much.

A special thank you to Dr. Brad Baltz, Dr. Rhonda Gentry, and all the wonderful staff at CARTI.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in Michelle’s memory may be made to the First Baptist Church in England at 201 East Haywood, England, Arkansas 72046 or CARTI Cancer Center, 8901 Carti Way, Little Rock, Ar. 72205.

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M., Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in England with visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M., prior to the service.

Interment will be in the Mulberry Cemetery in England.