Obituaries

Prudence Anderson

Imboden – Prudence Anderson, 69, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2013.

Born July 25, 1943 in Franklin, N.C. to the late George and Agnes Stiles

She is also preceded in death by sister, Patsy Drake and brother, Steve Stiles.

She is survived by husband, James Anderson of the home, three sons; Alan Huskey of Woodstock, GA., Brian Huskey of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Sam Huskey of Conway, and one daughter, Rhonda Reaper of Pangburn, AR. Three stepsons; James Allan Anderson of Strawberry, AR., Mike Anderson of Cave City, AR., and Randy Anderson of Strawberry, AR., and one stepdaughter, Paula Hoggard of Strawberry, AR. 13 grandchildren, 16 step grandchildren and 18 step great grandchildren. Eight siblings include; JoAnne Hubbs, Jean Wells, Nelson Stiles, Alma Bryson, Fred Stiles, Dan Stiles, Margaret Banks and Rebekah Holland all of North Carolina.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Flo & Phil Hospice House or Imboden Methodist Church.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 5-8 p.m.

Funeral service will be held Friday, February 15, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Bob McMillon and Dan Stiles officiating. Burial will follow in Milligan Camp Ground Cemetery.

Pallbearers include: Jim Jones, Steve Jones, Dan Matthews, Davis Matthews, Rick Benson, Bill Stacy, Buck Sharp and Randy McFadden.

Honorary Pallbearers: Terry Rorex, Virgil Lynch, Bill Oldham, Audie Reaper, and John McGlothlin.

Freda Joyce Cooper

Freda Joyce Cooper, 84, passed from this life on February 8, 2013. A lifelong resident of Pocahontas, she was born to Edna Johnson Waymon and Fred Waymon on August 16, 1928. She married Joseph Ray Cooper, and they enjoyed life together until his death in 1983. She raised their family and farmed by his side; and after his death continued to carry his Mail Route until the age of 81, when Rheumatoid Arthritis became too painful.

She is survived by her daughter Donna (Dave) McComas of Memphis; son Dennis of Carthage, TX; son Gary of Jonesboro. She adored her Grandchildren Ashlea, Jeremy, Amy (deceased), and Rodney, and Great-Grandchildren Essence, Madison, Chandler, and Evan; and loving companions Meem and Solomon.

Joyce is survived by her sister, Shirley Reed, of N. Little Rock; predeceased by brothers Lawson Bass, Sr., and Verl Waymon. She leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends.

Joyce was a charter member of Eastside Church of Christ in 1948, and in later years a member of Westridge Church of Christ. She always put the needs of others before her own, visiting the sick and comforting the bereaved. There is a special place in Heaven reserved for her.

Visitation will be in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 16, with Funeral Services following at 1 pm. Gerald Fears will officiate. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Gardens next to her beloved husband Ray and granddaughter Amy. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be sent to Randolph Home, 1405 Hospital Drive, Pocahontas, AR 72455. 870-892-0677.

 

Menno “Bud” O. Alderks

Pocahontas, Ar. – Menno “Bud” O. Alderks, 82, passed away Saturday, February 09, 2013 at St. Bernard’s Medical Center.

Born July 22, 1930 in Illinois to the late Menne and Margaret Alderks.

He is survived by brother, Lum Alderks of Pocahontas, AR. and also nieces and nephews.

Bud Alderks was involved as a Mason and a Shriner and was an elder of the Presbyterian Church. Bud also owned a bar with his brother, Lum for 41 years in Kings, IL., called Bud and Lums Tavern.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. with a 7:00 P.M. service held directly after in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Debbie Spangeler officiating. Burial will follow in White Rock Cemetery located in Illinois.

 

Danny Roy McPherson

Reyno, Ar. – Danny Roy McPherson, 46, passed away Thursday, January 07, 2013 at St. Bernard’s Medical Center.

Born February 21, 1966 in Pocahontas.

He is preceded in death by his father, Colon Roy McPherson.

He is survived by his mother, Geraldine McPherson of Reyno, brother, Ray Brett McPherson also of Reyno and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be held Sunday, February 10, 2013 in Davis Cemetery with Roger Hovis officiating.

Visitation will be held prior to service from 1-2 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home.

Mildred Virginia Hibbard

Mildred Virginia Bunch Hibbard died peacefully in her sleep on January 20, 2013, at her residence at the Baptist Home in Ozark, MO., after an extended illness. Virginia was born October 29, 1929, in Manila, Arkansas, the daughter of W.W. Bunch and Elsie Mae Williams Bunch.

Virginia married Glen “Pop” Hibbard, February 17, 1950 and to this union, two daughters were born. Pop and Virginia resided in several locations in Arkansas, Kentucky and Missouri during Pop’s employment with Brown Shoe Company. They always found a church, home and many new friends wherever they lived. At the time of her death, Virginia was a member of Hopedale Baptist Church in Ozark, MO.

Virginia was preceded in death by her husband Glen “Pop”, her parents, her brothers, Lenny Fisher, Sam “S.E.” Bunch, Cecil “R.L.” Bunch, Gerald Bunch, Hayes “H.T.” Fisher and Elvis Fisher. Also, her sisters, Nora Mason, Alice Lancaster and Marjorie Skaggs.

She is survived by her daughters, Carol and husband Bud Powell of Ozark, MO., and Ann and husband Dean Dickens of Nixa, MO. Two grandchildren, Scott Dickens and wife Elisha of Rogersville, MO., and Jana Dickens of Springfield, MO. One great grandson, Talon Dickens of Rogersville, MO. Brothers, Byron Bunch and wife Sue of Pocahontas, AR., Verney Ray Bunch and wife Nellie of Las Cruces, N.M., Billy Joe Bunch and wife Nina of Yoakum, TX., and Charles “Buddy” Bunch and wife Delorise of Ash Flat, AR. Sisters include, Oma Livingstone of Florida and Betty June Hobbs and husband Stanley of Ozark, MO, and a host of loving nephews, nieces and many wonderful friends.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 23, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home.

Graveside service will be held Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in Sutton Cemetery with Reverend Don Young of Nixa, MO. will preside.

Ligie Witt Waddell, Sr.

Pocahontas – Ligie Witt Waddell, Sr., 66, passed away Saturday, February 02, 2013.

Born July 15, 1946 in Pocahontas to the late Cleo Waddell, Sr. and Hazel Waddell.

He is also preceded in death by sister, Mary Catherine (Waddell) Medlock.

He is survived by three sons; Ligie Waddell, Jr. of Maynard, Mark Waddell of Florida and Kenny Waymon of Pocahontas. One daughter, Kristi (Waddell) Hill of Machesney Park, IL. 10 grandchildren and siblings include, Cleo Waddell, Jr. of Springdale, AR., Tom Waddell of Ironton, MO., Leona Loftis of Maynard and Brenda Ward of Imboden. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be held Friday, February 08, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Ligie Waddell, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

Larry David Cherry, Jr.

Pocahontas – Larry David Cherry, Jr., 43, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2013.

Born October 20, 1969 in Pocahontas.

He is preceded in death by mother, Vicki King McDonald, and grandparents, Woodrow and Kathleen King and Thomas and Imogene Cherry.

He is survived by his wife, Amanda Gray Cherry of the home, father, Larry Cherry of Corning and step father, Lovard McDonald of Pocahontas. Sister, Heather King of Pocahontas, nieces include, Hannah Whitney, Jordan Whitney, Sydney King and Destiny King all of Pocahontas. Aunts include, Kelly King, Cindy Stoker, Pam Pankey, Martha Jones, and Brenda Daniel. Two uncles, Chuck King and Bill Cherry.

David loved his family, playing guitar, reading and enjoyed being with friends and family.

Funeral service will be held Saturday, February 09, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Jon Fears officiating. Burial will follow in King Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Friday from 5-7 P.M. at McNabb Funeral Home.

Stella Mae Blackwell

Pocahontas- Stella Mae Blackwell, 96, passed away February 2, 2013 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born April11, 1916 in Sharp County, Arkansas.

She is proceeded in death by her parents, John and Minnie Ratliff; husband, Charles E. Blackwell; two children, Brenda Joyce Bass and Ronald Eugene Bass, and 13 siblings.

She is survived by four children Mary Wolf of Pocahontas, Dale (Sylvia) Bass of Pocahontas, Gary (Joyce) Bass of Spokane, Washington and Sandra (Terry) Townsend of Jonesboro. 20 grandchildren and many great and great-great grandchildren.

Graveside service will be Tuesday, February 05, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. in Masonic Cemetery with Randy Scott officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 5-7 in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home.

Carol Sue Mondy

Pocahontas – Carol Sue Mondy, 65, was born June 02, 1947 in Roswell, N.M. to Helen Herbert and the late Maurice Herbert of Ruidoso, N.M.

She is preceded in death by her father, Maurice Herbert, and her baby sister, Marsha Kay.

She is survived by her husband, Tom Mondy of the home; four children, Sherry Clark of Chocowinity, N.C., Heather Elliott of Pocahontas, Matthew Mondy of Jonesboro and Jessica Alphin of Pocahontas; nine grandchildren, Ryan, Tyler, Danielle, Taylor, Alexandra, Abby and Michael, Aiden and Corey; her mother, Helen Herbert of Ruidoso, N.M.; three sisters, Ginger Cox of Roswell, N.M., Phyllis Starr of Ruidoso, N.M. and Joyce Mares of Fort Collins, CO.; a brother, Michael Herbert of Las Crusas, N.M.; and many others she called friends and family.

She passed away Saturday morning at St. Bernards Medical Center surrounded by her family.

Memorial service will be held at 7 P.M. Tuesday, February 05, 2013 in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Jeff Hamm officiating. Visitation will be held at 5 P.M. until service time on Tuesday.

Thurman Camp

Pocahontas – Thurman Camp “Wildcat” passed away on February 1, 2013 at Walnut Ridge Nursing & Rehab.

He was born on November 23, 1927 in Water Valley.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sular and Missouri (Graham) Camp, one son, Mark Camp, two brothers; Max Camp and Herman “Jim” Camp and an infant sister.

He is survived by three sons; Thurman James “Jim” Camp (Linda), Steve Camp (Donna) of Pocahontas and Dale Camp of North Little Rock. Five grandchildren, Jennifer McGilton (Scott) of Crockett’s Bluff, Jordan Camp (Tiffany) and Jared Camp (Christina) of Pocahontas, Justin Camp (Michelle) of Maumelle and Sara Camp of Little Rock. Five great grandchildren, Kaylee McGilton, Rowan Camp, Aiden and Alex Camp, Corbin and Aubrey Camp. He is also survived by his special friend, Sleety Haynes of O’Kean and many other relatives and friends.

Graveside service will be held Tuesday, February 05, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in Masonic Cemetery in Pocahontas with Clyde Hackworth officiating. McNabb Funeral Home is in charge of making arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in his honor, may be sent to Arkansas Children’s Hospital or the Alzheimer’s Disease Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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