Obituaries

Phyllis Mae Hall

Pocahontas- Phyllis Mae Hall, 83 passed away August 27, 2015 surrounded by her family at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. She was born February 11, 1932 to the late W.C. (William Clifford) and Grace Massey in Pocahontas.

She is survived by her children, Linda (Charlie Newsom), William (Bill) Hall and Mary Sharp (James Razer) of Pocahontas and Donita (Tim) DeClerk of Bryant, AR and Debbie Hall, daughter-in-law of Pocahontas.

Also surviving are Gran’s grandchildren, Scott (Donna) Kildow, Derek Kildow and Mendi (Jason) Bowen of Pocahontas, Samantha Hall of North Little Rock, AR, Chelsea Hall of Fayetteville, AR, McKenzie (Brian) Weatherford and Haley Hall of Pocahontas, Brad (Ashley) Hall of Imboden, AR, Julie (Steven) Gingras of Maumelle, AR, Jim (Michelle) Harris of Benton, AR, Shane (Amy) Harris of Cut-N-Shoot, TX and Taylor (Logan) Smith of Doniphan, MO.

Also, great granchildren, Kamron and Kori Kildow, Basie Bowen, Blake and Aiden Hall, Harper Marie Gingras, Matt and Parker Harris, Cloe, Cole, Caycee, Channon, Cheyenne, Cylie and Cera Harris and Finley Love Smith.

She is also survived by her sister, Imogene (Jones) Robinson of Pocahontas.

Her beloved son, Maynard D. Hall Jr preceded her in death in December 2010. Also, her parents, and siblings Sonny, Bill, James Ray, Earnest Massey, Lois Bennett, Glenda Tate, and Elwanda Brown.

Gran loved her family dearly, being all together, and “special” times being around and watching her grandchildren. She was an avid St Louis Cardinals fan and known for her adamant punctuality! A great cook! She loved flowers, her yard and the beach.

Visitation will be held at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 1-2 PM with a service celebrating her life immediately following with Calvin Botard and Gerald Fears officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh cemetery.

Noah Michael Tyler

Pocahontas- Noah Michael Tyler, newborn son of Chris and Elizabeth Tyler, went to Heaven on August 21, 2015.

Noah is survived by his parents, grandparents Martin and Joyce Baltz, grandpa Delane Redus, Sister Rebekah Tyler, brothers Phillip, Trevor, and Alexander Tyler, aunt’s Brandy Redus, Sharon (Tim) Reed, Shelley (Jerry) Sirico, and Rachel (Chris) Neaveill.

He is preceded in death by his grandmother Janice Redus.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 2 PM in the Masonic Cemetery with Gary Moore officiating. All arrangements are under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

David Murray Porter

Pocahontas- David Murray Porter, 66 passed away August 22, 2015 at his home.

David was born December 24, 1948 in Pocahontas to the late Murray and Hazel Thompson Porter.

David was in the Navy for 4 years and received a Vietnam Service Metal, Silver Star and National Defense. He was a lifetime DAV member.

David is survived by a uncle Jim Thompson and several friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents Murray and Hazel Porter, sister Linda Melten, step-sister Mary Walker, grandparents Clarence and Bessie Thompson and Ples and Lilly Porter.

Visitation will be Tuesday, August 25, 2015 from 1-2 p.m. at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Immediately following will be funeral service with Don Clayton officiating. Burial will be at Thompson Cemetery.

Tonya Smith Francis

Maynard- Tonya (Smith) Francis, 53 returned to her heavenly home on August 19, 2015.  Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God gave her strength and peace throughout her life.

Tonya was born December 13, 1961 in Genoa, IL to Jennings and Wilma Smith. She graduated from Genoa Kingston High School in Genoa, IL. She moved to Pocahontas, AR in 1991 and married Dearil Francis on May 1, 1997. She was an active member of her church where she enjoyed singing and praising the Lord. Her parents, grandparents and multiple aunts and uncles preceded Tonya in death.

Tonya is survived by her husband, Dearil Francis of Maynard, AR; brother, Jennings (Donna) Smith of Cherry Valley, IL; sister, Paula (Smith) Fisher of Ellicott, MD; brother, Paul Wayne (Norma) Smith of Kingston, IL; brother, Stan Smith of Sycamore, IL; 9 nieces and nephews; 20 great-nieces and nephews and 5 great-great nieces and nephews.

A celebration of her life will be held Sunday, August 23rd from 2-5 pm at Apostolic Pentecostal Church of Supply, 3482 Hwy 166 N., Supply, AR. Funeral service will be held Monday, August 24th at 11 am at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of Supply with Bill Settles officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Forest Cemetery in Black Rock. Arrangements are under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

The family is appreciative of all the prayers, love and support throughout this difficult time and would like to send a special thanks to Apostolic Pentecostal Church of Supply for always being there when needed. Tonya leaves us rich in love and memories.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to McNabb Funeral Home, 2129 N. Park St, Pocahontas, AR 72455.

 

 

Alice Marie Hogard

Pocahontas- Alice Marie Hogard, 71 passed away August 20, 2015 surrounded by family.

Alice was born June 25, 1944 in Biggers, AR to the late Albert and Ceclia Myers Dunn Jr.

She is survived by children: Billy (Tina) Hogard of Reyno, Dewayne (Dee Walker) Hogard of Sikeston, MO, Aneica (Andy) Ball of Pocahontas; grandchildren: Zac and Ben Hogard of Reyno, Madilyn, Katie, and Ryan Ball of Pocahontas, and Dylan and Landon Counts of Pocahontas; six great-grandchildren; and sister Joanne Dunn of Biggers, AR.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Bill Hogard, and niece Fawn Garrett.

Visitation will be held Friday, August 21, 2015 from 5-7PM in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral will be Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 2:00PM with Roger Hovis officiating. Burial will follow in Hite Cemetery.

Allison Addington

Pocahontas- Allison Shaylynn Addington newborn daughter of Michael and Maeghen Addington went to Heaven on August 14, 2015.

She is survived by her parents.

A Graveside service will held at Overby Cemetery Friday, August 21, 2015 at 11:00 AM. All arrangements are under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

Ricky D. Lamb

Maynard- Ricky D. Lamb, 60 passed away August 16, 2015.

Ricky was born January 19, 1955 in Harrisburg to E. C. (Hank) and Ethelene Malone Lamb.

He is survived by his mother Ethelene Lamb of Imboden, five brothers: Benny (Mel) Lamb of Pineville, Steven (Nona) Lamb of Rockford, IL, Lowell (Laura) Lamb of Woodstock, IL, J.C. (Sharon) Lamb of Beloit, WI, and Keith (Beth) Lamb of Knoxville, TN; along with several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Preceded in death by his wife Dee Lamb, sister Charlene Litterel, and his father.

All arrangements are under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

A.J. “Junior” Baltz, Jr.

Pocahontas- A.J. “Junior” Baltz Jr, 87 passed away August 9, 2015 surrounded by his family.

Junior was born September 16, 1927 in Pocahontas to the late Ambrose Joseph and Anna Baltz.

He is survived by children: Donald (Suzy) Baltz of Cabot, Jeanette (Joe) Kemper of Little Rock, Joe (Diane) Baltz of Pocahontas, Cyndy (Larry) Busick of Pocahontas, Randolph (Sherry) Baltz of Little Rock, Leo (Abi) Baltz, Kyle (Karen) Baltz, and Jeremy (Lisa) Baltz all of Pocahontas; 23 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters Jane Baltz of Pocahontas and Pauline Marsh of Springfield, MO; and one brother Bernard Baltz of Pocahontas.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife Patricia, parents, sons Ambrose J. Baltz III and John Andrew Baltz, two sisters Rosemary Baltz and Delores Baltz, and one brother Paul F. Baltz.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 11, 2015 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with a Rosary following at 7:00 p.m. in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral mass will be Wednesday at St. Paul’s Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. with Father Athanasius officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery with funeral honors presented by the Knights of Columbus.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Paul Parish Life Center.

Calvin Flanigan

Pocahontas- Calvin Flanigan, 54 passed away August 6, 2015.

Calvin was born April 7, 1961 in Pocahontas to the late Dewrell and Vera Hibbard Flanigan.

He is survived by daughter April (Ryan) Buxbaum, son Max Flanigan, granddaughter Layla Flanigan, and a grandson on the way, two sisters: Roberta (John) Warner and Margaret Snow; four brothers: Thomas “Dickie” (Doris) Flanigan, Randy (Pam) Flanigan, Ronnie Flanigan and Paul (Iris) Flanigan; several nieces and nephews and friend Nancy Delaney.

Visitation will be Sunday, August 9, 2015 from 2-4 PM. The funeral will be Monday, August 10, 2015 at 10 AM at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel with David White officiating. Burial will be in Thomas Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to McNabb Funeral Home for funeral expenses.

Pallbearers: Randy Flanigan, Ron Flanigan, John Warner, Rodney Warner, Paul Flanigan, Wayne Flanigan.

Rodney Cherry

Pocahontas- Rodney Cherry, 55 passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2015.

Rodney was born February 13, 1960 to the late Wayne and Gladys Cherry. He was also preceded in death by his brother Mark Cherry and sister Scotta Turner. Rod is survived by his brothers Mike, Greg, and Dave Cherry, nephew Chris Cherry and nieces Jenny Blascoe and Shannon Sillars.

Cremation was chosen as final disposition. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. All arrangements are under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home in Pocahontas. In lieu of flowers please forward all donations to the Disabled American Veterans.

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