Danny Haynes

Posted in Obituaries on January 4th, 2019 by admin

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Danny Haynes, 55 of Little Rock, passed away December 31, 2018. Loving memories are left to his sisters, Sharon Haynes of Little Rock and Vickie Thomas of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and his fiancé Kelly Kaber also of Little Rock. Danny was preceded in death by his parents, Sybile and Wallace Hanes.

Services will be held Sunday, January 6, 2019, at 2:00 P.M. the Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel in Hazen, Arkansas. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. prior to the services.

Glen Edward Corpier

Posted in Obituaries on January 2nd, 2019 by admin

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Glen Edward Corpier, age 50, of De Valls Bluff, passed away Monday, December 31, 2018. He was born January 20, 1968 at Stuttgart Memorial Hospital to James and Janice Corpier. Glen was employed at Riceland Foods in Stuttgart. He was a lifelong resident of De Valls Bluff, who loved to hunt and fish. Glen graduated from De Valls Bluff High School in 1986 and then joined the Arkansas National Guard. He was a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist church of De Valls Bluff.

Glen is survived by his wife, Samantha Corpier and two step-sons, Drake West and Dru Alberson of De Valls Bluff; his son, Blake May of De Valls Bluff; mother, Janice Corpier of De Valls Bluff; sister, Maryann (Travis) Hackelton of Roe and many uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends. Glen was preceded in death by his father, James Corpier and his grandparents, J.T. and Gladys Corpier of Biscoe, Martin and Gertrude McCann and Clyde King all of Carlisle.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., Friday, January 4, 2019 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen. Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M., Saturday at the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in De Valls Bluff. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in De Valls Bluff.

Joyce Ann Floyd

Posted in Obituaries on January 2nd, 2019 by admin

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Joyce Ann Floyd, 79, of Stuttgart, passed away peacefully, December 31, 2018 at Greenbrier, Arkansas. She was born October 7, 1939 in Hazen, Arkansas the daughter of Ray and Florence Holmes Dawson. Joyce was a loving wife, amazing mother, and wonderful grandmother, as well as a lifelong seamstress.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Kenneth L. Floyd, three brothers, Charles, Nathan and Raymond Dawson; two sisters, Modean Kee and Marcelle Raper, and a great-grandddaughter, Grace Mannis.

She is survived by two children, Cindy Doss (Rock) of Conway and Dickie Floyd (Donna) of Stuttgart; grandchildren, Adam, Kenny, Jonathan, Tiffany, Camilla and Mkayla; great-grandchildren, Mikah, Dawson, Stormi, Jacob, Noah, Samuel, and Kaylee, as well as one sister, Margie Vail of Stuttgart, one sister-in-law Sue Dawson and a host of relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen. Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M., Friday, January 4, 2019 at the Center Point Missionary Baptist Church in Hazen. Burial will be in the Center Point Cemetery.

If you wish to make a memorial donation in lieu of flowers it is much welcomed and appreciated. Our choice would be Alzheimer’s Association P.O. Box 96011, Washington DC 20090-6011.

Mary Odell (Hill) Morris

Posted in Obituaries on December 19th, 2018 by admin

Mary Odell (Hill) Morris, 75, of Hazen, passed away December 19, 2018. She was born to Carl & Robbie Hill on August 29, 1943. She is survived by four children, Mary Ann Morris (Jimmy Seely), Marie Walker (Marty) both of Hazen, James Swaim (Patty) of Des Arc, and Teresa Swaim of Stuttgart; two step-children, Mike Morris (Kelli) and John Morris both of Kansas; four sisters; three brothers; 21 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Mary was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Francis Clark; son, Ronnie (Sonny) Morris and grandson, Jimmy Lee Walker.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M., Friday, December 21, 2018 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen.

Randall Gene Morton

Posted in Obituaries on December 11th, 2018 by admin

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Randall Gene Morton, 62, of Sherwood passed away December 10, 2018. He was a veteran and a machinist with the railroad. Randall was preceded in death by his father, Dwayne Morton. He is survived by his mother, Jeanette Finan; his wife, Connie Morton; his daughter, Angie Morton Pennington; step-mother, Mary Morton; two grandchildren, Ashlynn Morton and Noah Pennington; 6 brothers; one sister, and two cousins.

Visitation for Randall will be Friday, December 14, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen. Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M., Saturday, December 15, in the Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel in Hazen. Burial will be in the Old Carlisle Cemetery.

Charles David Tacker

Posted in Obituaries on December 8th, 2018 by admin

Charles David Tacker, 58 of Stuttgart, passed away December 7, 2018. David graduated from De Valls Bluff High School and was a member of the “Scrapper “ football team. He worked as a health and safety inspector. David is survived by his wife, Betty Tacker; his parents, Troy and Velda Tacker of De Valls Bluff; daughters, Jordan Rice and Morgan Tacker of Beebe; step-daughter, Crystal Venter; step-son, Jeremy Resson and wife, Laura of Haslet, Texas; sister, Judith Hampton and husband, Rick of Brinkley; two grandsons, Garrison and Porter Rice and step- grandson, Tanner Thomas.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Monday, December 10, 2018 at the Peppers Lake Church of Christ. Burial will be in the De Valls Bluff Cemetery.

Albert Edward Kelly

Posted in Obituaries on November 30th, 2018 by admin

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Albert Edward Kelly went home to his Savior on Thursday, November 29, 2018 with his family surrounding him. Eddy was a beloved son, husband, father, father-in-law and Poppy. Eddy was born in Little Rock on October 3, 1950. After living in northeast Arkansas, Eddy called Carlisle home for more than 53 years. He deeply loved his family and his God, tirelessly farmed, and always made his way to watch his children and grandchildren in all their activities. He was a longtime member of the Carlisle school board and the local Masonic lodge.

He was preceded in death by his father, Albert Stratton Kelly. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Kelly and his mother, Betty Schafer both of Carlisle; his son, Stratton Kelly and his wife, Sarah of Ward; his daughter, Courtney Powell and her husband, Brian of Bentonville; his son, Jonathan Kelly of Carlisle and four grandchildren, Layton, Boston, and Haddison Powell and Liam Kelly. Other survivors include his brother, Jerry Kelly of Carlisle and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 3, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Carlisle, Arkansas under the direction of Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen with Bro. David Lee officiating. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 p.m., at the funeral home.

Lewis Hula

Posted in Obituaries on November 30th, 2018 by admin

Lewis Hula, 85, of North Little Rock, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Emil Hula and Nell Perkins; brother, Jim Hula; two daughters-in-law and one grandson. He is survived by his wife, Betty Perry Hula; brother, Ernest Hula (Diane), sister-in-law, Linda Hula; children, Daughters, Linda Bates (Allen), Brenda Bates (Jeff), Patty Gerace, Lois Fryar (Tommy), Louise Ford (Greg); sons, Jerry and Gary Hula; Richard (Sonia) Ingle,

Mark (Angela) Ingle; grandchildren, Tyce Bates, Amy Carrasquillo, Daniel Bates, Heather Grammar, Kieth Hula, Brandi Hedges, Rudy Ourso, Kenny Fryar, Katrina Hadidon, Ashley Willcox, Michelle Meeker, Gennifer McFadden, Scott, Hunter, Drake, Rainey, Connor Ingle and Megan Pierce; 35 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Sunday, December 2 at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church with burial in the Walter’s Chapel Cemetery.

Ava Hudson Measels

Posted in Obituaries on November 23rd, 2018 by admin

Ava Hudson Measels, 77 of Carlisle, went to be with the Lord on November 23, 2018. She was born March 12, 1941 in Hazen.

She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and a devoted member of the First Baptist Church of Carlisle.

Ava was preceded in death by her parents, Loyd and Pauline Hudson, and her brothers, Glenn Hudson and Narris Hudson.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Bobby Measels; her sister, Delores (Bob) Hamric of Hazen; her children, Betty Jones (Fred) of Carlisle, Gina Wilson (Gerry) of Perryville, Amy Terry (Alan) of Paragould and Richard Measels of Carlisle; grandchildren, Drew Conner, Emily Overturf, Rachael Adams and Jacob Adams, Jack Measels and Garrett Measels, and a great-grandson, Jude Adams.

Ava loved reading the Bible which she read through many times, going to church whenever the doors were open, quilting, singing in the church choir, and spending time with her family.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at the First Baptist Church of Carlisle at 319 South Court Street from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M., followed immediately by a service at 11:00 A.M. and burial immediately following at the Carlisle Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Fred Jones, Gerry Wilson, Alan Terry, Drew Conner, Jacob Adams, and Jamie Cunningham.

Dorothy Alvina Kirkemier

Posted in Obituaries on November 18th, 2018 by admin

Dorothy Alvina Kirkemier, 74, of Lonoke passed away November 16, 2018 at her home. Dorothy was retired from Farmers Home Administration. She is survived by her brother, Lester Kirkemier, nieces and nephews and a special great nephew, Waylan. She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Lucy Minor Kirkemier and her sister, Anna Marie Guess.

Visitation will be from 3:30 to 4:30 Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen.

A graveside service was held 2:00 P.M., Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Peppers Lake Cemetery south of De Valls Bluff. Arrangements were by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen.