Obituaries

James Rolwing Wallace 1st

Biggers – James Rolwing Wallace 1st, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2012.

Born September 08, 1931 in Charleston, MO. To the late James and Eunice Wallace.

He is also preceded in death by his wife, Suzanne Wallace, sons; James R. Wallace 2nd and David Wallace. Step-son, Michael Alakel and daughter, Nancy (Wallace) Cook.

He is survived by sons; Robert and wife Patricia Wallace, Mark Wallace, Jacob Wallace all of New Hampshire, and Roy Wallace of Massachusetts. Daughters, Michele Thielemier, Fiancé Lee Jandreau and grandson Caden of Pocahontas, Theresa and husband Paul Beaudoin of New Jersey, Barbara Claxton of Washington State, Agnes Claire Eichborn, Mary and husband William Farrah all of New Hampshire, step-son, Kenneth and wife Beatrice Alakel of Brookland, AR. and nephew, Randy and wife Carol Cook of Palm Coast, FL. 37 grandchildren and 46 great grandchildren. Sister, Virginia Cook of Jonesboro, AR.

Mr. Wallace was cremated and there is no services scheduled at this time. McNabb Funeral Home was in charge of making arrangements.

Gerald Cleveland Clements

Pocahontas- Gerald Clements, 83, son of the late Marvin and Julia Clements of Ravenden, AR.,, passed away Monday, July 16, 2012 at Five Rivers Medical Center. He was preceded by his parents one sister, Sylvia Ileen Clements, one brother, Johnny Clements, one nephew, Jack Clements and one niece, Donna Clements.
He is survived by his wife, Marie (Ungerank) Clements of the home, one son, Paul Clements and wife Ronda, their children, Anna and Adam of Memphis, TN, 3 daughters; Robin Clements Eaton and husband Billy of Atoka, TN. Marcella Clements Morrison and husband Jim of Lamar, Ms., Angela Clements Foster and husband Scott of Memphis, TN. and their children, Allison Foster Vance and husband Charles of Chicago, IL., Hannah Foster Hudson and husband Josh of Chicago, IL., Katie Joy Foster of Washington, D.C.
Gerald is also survived by one brother, Bobby Clements of Ravenden, AR., 2 sisters; Barbara Hessenauer of Ravenden, AR. and Zepha Schultz of Cherokee Village, AR.
Gerald was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Promberger – Traw Post 4556 Honor Guard and was a past commander. Gerald retired from Burlington – Northern Railroad then moved back to this area where he enjoyed many years on the bowling league in Pocahontas.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the local V.F.W.
Services were held Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with John Stoll officiating. Burial followed in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Engelberg, AR. Visitation was Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 P.M.
Military honors were performed by the Promberger – Traw Post 4556.

Anna Josepha (Baltz) Mills

Pocahontas – Anna Josepha (Baltz) Mills, 85, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2012.

Born November 17, 1926 in Pocahontas to the late John and Adelaide Baltz.

She is also preceded in death by one grandchild.

She is survived by husband, George Mills of the home, three sons; Robert Mills of New Castle, IN., Gregory Mills of Dothan, AL., and Carey Mills of Shirley, IN. Two daughters; Rebecca Marsh of Anderson, IN and Condia Price of Greenfield, IN. Several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Two sisters; Josephine Cameron of Salt Lake City, UT and Margaret Sorg Rodecap of Anderson, IN.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 13, 2012 at St. Paul Catholic Church with Father Anthanius Okeiyi officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m. with a 7 o’clock rosary following in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with George Edwards officiating the rosary.

Jeffrey Wayne Huffman

Pocahontas – Jeffrey Wayne Huffman, 52, passed away Sunday, July 08, 2012.

Born September 20, 1959 in Doniphan, MO.

He is survived by his wife, Lena Huffman of the home, one son, David Huffman and one daughter, Dena Sollis both of Pocahontas. Three grandchildren; Jordan and Gauge Sollis and Emily Huffman. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Huffman of Pocahontas, four brothers; Clifford Huffman of Doniphan, MO., Nick Huffman of Rogers, AR., Monty Huffman of Pocahontas and David D. Huffman of Little Rock. Two sisters; Tina Evans of Taylor, AZ. And Mary Katherine of California and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Sutton Cemetery.

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

Ruth Nell Menard

Birdell – Ruth Nell “Wells” Menard, 95, passed away Saturday, July 07, 2012.

Born February 14, 1917 in Birdell to the late James Marvin “Jim” and Fannie Rose Wells.

She is also preceded in death by son Jerry Menard, great great granddaughter, Hannah Dement, brothers; Waymon, James, and Tom Bud Wells, sisters; Lillie Hippensteel, Reva Blackwell and Bonnie Watson.

She is survived by son, Jim (Wanda) Menard of Imboden, two daughters; Judy (Albert) Allen of Pocahontas and Donna (John) Utnage of Imboden. Eight grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and one great great granchild, and sister, Cona Blue of Jonesboro.

Memorials may be made to PHRC Alzheimers/Dementia Team.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Joshua Dement and Ralph Wallis officiating. Burial will follow in Old Union Cemetery.

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

Pallbearers include: Randy Utnage, Shannon Menard, Rick Gregory, Brian Dement, Tim Gregory and Mike Gregory.

Mary Alice Edington

Biggers – Mary Alice Edington , 79, passed away Saturday, July 07, 2012.

Born December 07, 1932 in Biggers to the late Walter and Maude Edington.

She is survived by sister, Grace Reed of Biggers and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Roger Hovis officiating. Burial will follow in Johnston Cemetery.

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

Marylin Stewart

Pocahontas – Marylin Stewart, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012.

Born July 07, 1940 in Pocahontas to the late George and Lorene DeClerk.

She is also preceded in death by brother, Sam DeClerk.

She is survived by three daughters; Lisa Mortensen of Mt. Home, Debbie Humes of Peach Orchard, Arkansas and Nancy Delaney of Pocahontas. One son, Tim Stewart of Mt. Home, eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Four brothers; Glen DeClerk, Steve DeClerk and Joe DeClerk all of Pocahontas and Jim DeClerk of Alabama. One sister, Veronica Rose of Pocahontas.

Funeral service will be held Friday, July 06, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church with Anthanius Okeiyi officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m. with a 7 o’clock Rosary following in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home.

Glenn Eheart

Pocahontas – Glenn Ellis Eheart, 32, passed away Monday, July 02, 2012.

Born July 04, 1979 in Atchison, Kansas.

He is preceded in death by maternal and paternal grandparents.

He is survived by wife Mandy Eheart of the home and children; Cole, Cory and Camelia Eheart of the home. Two brothers; Bryan “Eddie” Eheart of Chanute, Kansas and James “David” Spencer of Leachville, AR. One sister, Amanda Hersh of Falls City, Nebraska. Father, Bryan Eheart and mother, Brenda Roach.

Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 07, 2012 at Shannon Baptist Church. McNabb Funeral Home was in charge of making arrangements.

Leroy Walls

Jacksonville, AR – Leroy Walls, 84, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012.

Born April 30, 1928 in Corning to the late Archie and Goldie Walls.

He was also preceded in death by his wife Cona Stockwell Walls.

He is survived by nine children; Eva Horne, Linda Cook, Debbie Finkbeiner, Jeanette Haydon, Thomas “Bud” Walls, Marsha Randle, Darrell Walls, Cynthia Parker and Brenda Bush. Brother, Robert Walls. A host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and many other loved ones.

He was a loving husband, dad, papaw and the center of his family. He served in the Army Air Corps in the Korean War. He was an electrician at Maybelline where he retired.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, July 9, 2012 in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home in Pocahontas with Ricky Randle officiating. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery.

Visitation will be held prior to service from 12-1 p.m.

Cleo Beatrice Massey

Pocahontas – Cleo Beatrice Massey, 97, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012.

Born March 09, 1915 to the late Willie and Cora May Blackwell.

She is also preceded in death by husband E.J. Massey, infant daughter Betty Joyce Massey and one son; Chesley Massey and one daughter Geneva Hill.

She is survived by son Carl Massey of Pocahontas, 10 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 18 great great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Gayland Russell. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery.

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

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