Obituaries

Wilda Fay Harrison

Pocahontas- Wilda Fay Harrison, 78, was granted her angel wings September 28, 2014.

Wilda was born April 23, 1936 om Tiplersville, Mississippi to the late William and Bulah Martin Harrison.

Wilda is survived by six nephews: Wesley and Dennis Harrison of Pocahontas, Keith and Scott Harrison of Memphis, TN., Tim Harrison of Cooksille, TN., Greg Chandler of Mark Tree, AR., six grand nephews of Memphis, TN., one great nephew and one great-great nephew and three great-great nieces of Memphis, TN. Siblings Robert “Buddy” and Linda Harrison of Pocahontas, AR. and Nell Harrison Browning of Mark Tree, AR.

She is preceded in death by her father William Harrison, mother Bulah Martin Harrison, brother William “Bill” Harrison, and nephew Brian Chandler.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside service immediately following at 10:30 a.m. in Randolph Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Darrell Fears officiating.

Jerry Laroe Anderson

Imboden- Jerry Laroe Anderson, 69, passed away September 27, 2014 at home surrounded by his family.

Jerry was born January 6, 1945 in Mountain View, AR to the late Orville and Mary Smith Anderson.

Jerry is survived by his wife Marilyn Louise Anderson of the home, children Priscilla Franklin, Randy (Linda) Anderson, Len (JoEllen) Anderson, and J.W. Brown. Grandchildren Darrell (Ashley) Franklin, Justin Franklin, Cody Len and Allison Anderson, Great Grandchildren Eric Franklin, Derek Franklin, Blake Franklin. Brothers Carl Anderson, Bill Anderson, Johnny (Mary) Anderson, Dennis (Patricia) Anderson, Raymond (Martha) Anderson, Wayne (Brenda) Anderson, George (Trish) Anderson, Kerman (Rita) Anderson, sister Sharon (Travis) Mealer.

He is preceded in death by his parents Orville and Mary Anderson, brother Theodore “T.J”. Anderson.

Jerry was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. We all loved him and he is going to be missed greatly.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 30, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. The family will have a memorial service at a later date.

The family has ask that you not send flowers please make a donation to Intergrity First Bank in Pocahontas, AR. account the family set-up to help with funeral expenses.

Wilma Carole June Eads

Pocahontas- Wilma Carole June Eads, 68, was granted her angel wings September 25, 2014.

Carole was born May 7, 1946 in O’Kean to the late Leonard and Grace Haney Todd.

She is survived by husband Lonnie Eads, 3 daughters Vickie (Bruce) Glover, Terrie Eads, Cheryl Eads, grandchildren Kelly Glover, Trystan Wellborn, Blake Wellborn, Danica Eads, Tyler Eads, 2 brothers Frank (Pat) Todd, John Todd, sister Wyeda (Bill) Bibb, numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers James Todd, Mack Todd, Joe Todd, sister Wanda Ebert.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 28, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service celebrating her life will be held the following day on Monday at 10:00 a.m at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Epsaba Cemetery

John Truitt

Pocahontas- John Franklin Truitt, 70, entered into eternal peace September 24, 2014.

John was born August 19, 1944 in Bono, AR to the late W.C. and Gladys Dunlap Truitt.

John was a loving husband, father, and papaw. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

John is survived by his loving wife Bobbye Truitt, children; Beth (Jonathan) Ragan, Jennifer Truitt, Sarah (Jeremy) Presley, John (Melissa) Truitt. Grandchildren; Kristyn Ragan, Joshua Ragan, Miranda Halstead, Mia Presley, Braden Presley, Gage Truitt, Kiley Truitt, Caleb Truitt, brother Don (Nina) Truitt.

His is preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service celebrating his life immediately following at 2:00 p.m with Joe Kiser and Nancy Rainwater officiating. . Burial will be in Oak Forrest Cemetery.

Virgil Wayne Brown

Black Rock- Virgil Wayne Brown, 65, entered into eternal peace September 21, 2014.

Virgil was born May 16, 1949 to the late Joe Neoapolen Brown and Lorine Hanshaw Brown in Lauratown, Arkansas.

He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years Carylon Hoffman Brown, daughter Melissa JoAnn Hancock and Chris Layton, grandchildren; Xander Layton, Paxton Layton, special family friend’s Robin and Brad, Halie, Savanah, Rani Stacy, and Jessica Beasley and Andrew, Jonas Garthwaite, brothers, Laymon Eugene “Bud”Collins, Albert (Buzz) Bruce Brown, sister Gloria Jean (James) Smith, several beloved nieces and nephews, Uncle Bob and Aunt Shirley Hanshaw.

He is preceded in death by his parents Joe and Lorine, step-father Conard Dunn, daughters Kimberly D. Brown, Cassandra E. Brown, mother-in-law Beatrice and father-in-law Carl Hoffman, brothers Bobby and Darrell Brown and sister Patsy Nunnally.

Services will be held in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. with Brother Eugene Gregory officiating. Burial will follow in Old Lebanon Cemetery.

Dennis G. Moore

Pocahontas- Dennis G. Moore, 61, entered into eternal peace September 22, 2014.

Dennis was born June 18, 1953 in Pocahontas to Glen and Virginia Green Moore.

Dennis is survived by his loving wife of 41 years Sherry Moore, sons Denny (Tiffany) Moore, Cody Moore, granddaughter Emily Cheyenne Moore, father Glen Moore, brothers Marty (Carol Sue) Moore, Mark (Cindy) Moore, sister Susan (Gary) Johnson.

He is preceded in death by his mother Virginia Moore, granddaughter Mallory Nicole Moore, sister Karen Mae Moore.

Dennis was a loving husband, father, and papa. He loved spending time with his family, that is

what he lived for. Dennis will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Services will be held at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. A funeral service celebrating his life will be held the following day on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. with Nelson Henderson officiating. Burial will be at Randolph Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Margaret Ann Soles-Schad

Maynard- Margaret Ann Soles-Schad,, 67, was granted her angel wings September 19, 2014.

Margaret was born August 10, 1947 to Wiley Leo and Marguerite Allen Odom in Poplar Bluff, MO.

She is survived by her husband Harold “Buck” Schad, sons; Justin Dale (Julie) Soles of Maynard, Jarrod Shane (Rachel) Soles of Jonesboro, grandchildren; Whitney Autumn Soles, Madilyn Elizabeth Soles, step-grandchildren; Cory Townsend, Kara Tucker, step- great grandchildren; Maci, Chase, Baylee, brother Kelly (Melinda) Odom of Jonesboro.

She is preceded in death by her father Leo Odom.

Margaret was a very loving and caring mom, granny and great granny. She was very open hearted and cared for the sick. all over the community. She was a cosmetology instructor and hairdresser for over 25 years. Margaret was the rock of her family and will be greatly missed by them.

Services will be held in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be Monday, September 22, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. with Bill Goode, Harmon Seawel, Dick Riney officiating. Burial will follow in the Maynard Cemetery.

Anna Lea McCauley Denton

Reyno- Anna Lea McCauley Denton, 78, passed away September 19, 2014.

Anna was born September 24, 1935 to the late Lester and Mabel McCauley.

She is survived by a cousin Jenny Yanez, niece Melissa Sparks, several friends, neighbors and classmates.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband James T. Denton.

Services will be held in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. with funeral services immediately following. Burial will be in Ingram Cemetery.

Patricia Josephine Jansen Baltz

 

Patricia was born July 4, 1927 in Pocahontas, AR to the late Andrew Joseph and Mary Anne

Nuce Jansen.

Patricia is survived by her husband Ambrose Joseph Baltz Jr of the home, children; Donald

Baltz of Cabot, Jeanette Kemper of Little Rock, Joseph Baltz of Pocahontas, Cynthia Busick

of Pocahontas, Randolph Baltz of Little Rock, Leo Baltz of Pocahontas, Kyle Baltz of

Pocahontas, Jeremy Baltz of Pocahontas, 23 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, siblings;

Patrick Jansen of Memphis, TN., Mary Gertrude Nye of Baltimore, MD., Lambert Jansen of

Pocahontas.

She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers; Andrew Jansen Jr. and Frank Jansen, a

sister Ellen Goodwin, and two sons Ambrose Joseph Baltz III

(Brucie) and John Andrew Baltz.

Patricia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend, caring for

8 children, 23 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren. Patsy was devoted to her church

where she took communion to the sick, lead prayer groups and could be counted on as a

willing volunteer. She was one of the founders of the Perpetual Adoration Program at St.

Paul Church. She was active in her community with special interest in the Humane

Society, Relay for Life, Serendipity Club and the Randolph County Historical Society. Patsy

enjoyed her bridge club and taking classes at Black River Technical College. She was well

traveled and enjoyed visiting holy places and many other destinations abroad and closer to

home.

Patsy will be deeply missed by her family and friends, but they gain strength by knowing

her deep faith is being rewarded with a special place in heaven.

Visitation will be held Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with a Rosary at

7:00 p.m. in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will be Monday at St. Paul

Church at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Paul Church, Pocahontas, AR.

 

Harvey Lee Hill

Pocahontas- Harvey Lee Hill, 80, passed away September 17, 2014.

Harvey was born September 2, 1934 to the late Cunningham and Doris Pickens Hill in Osceola, Arkansas.

There wasn’t a day that went by that Harvey Hill didn’t touch the hearts of others. He held friends and students close with his endearing sense of humor. Harvey will be forever remembered as a loving hisband, father, grandfather, and sibling. Harvey was a Arkansas State football player, high school coach, educator and administrator. He was a Army veteran from 1957-1959.

” A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.” Author Unknown

Harvey is survived by his loving wife Rebecca Mae Johnston-Hill of the home, daughters; Lee Ann Cheadle of Pocahontas, Julie (Mike) Campbell of Pocahontas, grandchildren; Jamey Cheadle of Pocahontas, Trent Morledge of Pocahontas, Will Morledge of Pocahontas, brother; Jerry (Marion) Hill of Germantown, TN, sister Diane (Roy) Permenter of Springtown, TX.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Cunningham Hill and Doris Hill.

Services will be held in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 12:30-2:00 p.m. A funeral service celebrating his life will be held immediately following at 2:00 p.m. with Dr. Rocky Starnes officiating. Burial will follow in Randolph Memorial Gardens.

The family ask that you leave a lasting memorial in Harvey’s honor to St. Paul’s Parochial School 311 Cedar Street Pocahontas, AR 72455

Honorary Pallbearers: Jerry Williams, Raymond Jackson, Larry Don Rose, David Wellman, Dr. Hal Barre.

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