Charles Edward Mitchell Jr.
Charles Edward Mitchell Jr., age 48, of Camden went to be with the Lord, December 30, 2016. Mr. Mitchell was born on January 13, 1968. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles E. Mitchell Sr. and his wife Gertie Mitchell. He was survived by two sons, Anthony Mitchell of Camden; Ariyon Mitchell-Perkins Of Hot Springs, four daughters, Arielle Mitchell-Perkins of Hot Springs; Angelica Perkins of Hot Springs; Alliyah Mitchell of Hot Springs; Ashley Mitchell of Hot Springs; three sisters, Bobbie Blake and husband, Terrence of Little Rock; Valerie Byrams of Camden; Pamela Smith of Temecula, CA; and one brother, Eric Mitchell of Chicago, IL. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Friday, January 13, 2017 at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, with Dr. J. H. Hayes officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday, from 5-7pm, at the funeral home. Proctor Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Gregg F. deFrance
Gregg F. de France, 61, of Camden, passed away on January 12, 2017, at the Medical Center of South Arkansas, in El Dorado. He was born on August 24, 1955 in Washington, D.C. He was a graduate of Fairmont West High School, in Kettering, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred F. de France, and Dorothy Deitz de France, and his nephew, Jon de France. He is survived by his brother and sister in law, Chris and Sally de France, his nephew and niece, Drew de France and Katie de France Mitchell ( Steven ). Gregg had worked for Lockheed Martin, in Camden for 15 years, and worked for Newhope Specialized Industries, Inc. in Searcy, and at Ouachita Industries in Camden, Arkansas for the last 10 years. In earlier years, Gregg loved to fish and spend time with his family at Greers Ferry Lake, in North Arkansas. Visitation is 5 to 7 Sunday at Proctors. A memorial service will be held at 10 am. Monday in the Chapel at Proctors Funeral Home, with Rev. Buddy Ratliff officiating. Burial will be at Pinecrest Cemetery, at 2 pm. Monday, in Alexander, Arkansas. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First United Methodist Church of Camden.
James Thomas Rauls
James Thomas Rauls, age 83, of Bogart, GA died Thursday, December 22nd in Athens, GA. Jim, or Uncle J as he was affectionately referred to by many who loved him, was born April 7, 1933 in Cleveland County, AR. He was the first son born to Vodie Rauls and Alma Terry Rauls. As a young man Jim joined the United States Navy and after his service he attended tailoring school in California where he started his life-long career of making people look fabulous. He obtained a job working for MGM Studios and had the privilege of tailoring clothing for many of Hollywood’s most famous movie stars such as Rita Haworth, Audrey Hepburn and his personal favorite, Marilyn Monroe. His family and friends loved to hear the many stories he would tell and they will be passed down to future generations in his loving memory. After his Hollywood days, Jim returned to AR and opened his own shop in Pine Bluff where one of his favorite clients was Mr. Dillard of Dillard’s Department Store. He later opened shops in Odessa,TX and Warren, AR, before moving to Georgia. Jim was a man full of magical stories and a kind, generous heart. He had a great love of animals, especially the many spoiled Schnauzers he owned as pets throughout his life. Jim is survived by two half-brothers, Bobby Lee Doss of Midland, TX and David Doss of Rison, AR. He is also survived by three half-sisters; Judy Vinson of Rison, AR, Evelyn Jones of Lubbock, TX and Syble Harrison of Tulsa, OK. Preceding him in death are his beloved parents and grandparents, his two doting older sisters; Bernice Brown and Mary G. Tiner, and his two younger half-sisters Maxine Harman and Gala Carter. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral service will be held at 10 am, Saturday, January 14th, at Frazer’s Funeral Home in Warren, AR with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Burial will be in Prosperity Cemetery near Pansy.
Hulon Levi Abla
Hulon Levi Abla, 86 of Camden, died January 8, 2017 at his residence. He was born July 21, 1930 in Erick, OK. He moved to Camden in the 1970’s and considered it to be his home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Homer Edwin and Dolly Abla, brothers, Leonard Abla, Hadley Ray Abla and Donald Earl Abla, sister, Joy Abla and his daughter, Joy Elizabeth Abla. Mr. Abla was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and was a Mason. He served 12 years as a Hospice volunteer, served in the United States Air Force during the Korean conflict and worked 35 years for the Federal Government as a Quality Assurance Inspector, 4 years at Lockheed Martin as a Quality Assurance Engineer and then after retirement was a consultant. Hulon is survived by his wife, Jenell Abla of Camden, sons, Mike Abla and wife, Leslie of Norman, OK, Joe Abla of Port Townsend, WA and Pat Abla and wife, Paula of Weatherford, OK; stepsons, Lane Cook and wife, Becky of Camden and Bryan Cook and wife, Leisa of Hot Springs, stepdaughter, Tanya Gilbreath and husband, Mark of Kerrville, TX, 15 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at Proctor’s Tuesday from 6 until 8 PM. Funeral services will be held 2 PM Wednesday at Proctor Funeral Home with John Burleson and Anthony Tropp officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Horeb Cemetery.
Bro. Larry C. Davis
Bro. Larry C. Davis, 50 of El Dorado, AR passed away on Sunday January 1, 2017 in El Dorado, AR. He was preceded in death by his parents R.C. and Juanita Davis. Bro. Larry Davis leaves to cherish his memories to his loving wife Floretta Kidd Davis of El Dorado, AR; sons Cordero Davis of El Dorado, AR and Cordliss Davis of Arkadelphia, AR; daughter Sierra Davis of Dallas, TX; sisters Ida King, Rosie Hall, Rosetta Hicks, Shirley White, Marilyn Davis, Helen King of Lawson, AR, Wanda Douglas of Magnolia, AR and Alice Haley of Houston, TX. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Saturday January 7, 2017 at Union Mission Baptist Church in El Dorado, AR with Rev. Daniel Willis officiating. Interment will be held in Shady Grove Cemetery in El Dorado, AR. Visitation will be held on Friday January 6, 2017 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at Reddick Funeral Home in Camden, AR.
Doris Savage Resendiz
Doris Savage Resendiz age 70 of El Dorado, AR died Thursday December 29th in Eldorado, AR. She was August 10th, 1946 in Carthage, TX a daughter of the late Delmer Powell and Francis Rushing Powell. She was a cook and a Southern Baptist. She is also preceded in death by a son Brian Savage Sr, 3 brothers Benny Powell, Kenneth Powell and Wayne Powell and 2 grandchildren. She is survived by a son Bobby Savage, Grady, AR. 3 daughters Dannette Lawson, ElDorado, AR, Bridgette Allen, ElDorado, AR and Benita Jean Schafer, ElDorado, AR. A sister Elaine Wymore Soyock, North Bend, Oregon. 21 grandchildren Arora, Brian, James, Jonathon, Amber, Brittany, Alvin, Kristie, Jackie, Eryn, Artie, Sunshine, Gage, Dustin, Lashawn, Shawn, Dorissa, Skylar, Johni, Lane and Sammy. 24 great-grandchildren. Funeral services 1:30PM Sunday, January 8th at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Outlaw Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6:00PM till 8:00PM Saturday, January 7th at Frazer’s.
Terry Lockett Wilson
Terry Lockett Wilson, age 105 of Camden died January 3, 2017. She was born October 8, 1911 in Stephens but lived in Ebenezer until she moved to Camden in 1952. She is survived by her son James Eddie Wilson of Camden, AR, her daughter, Nelwyn Wilson Ross, of Port St. Lucie, FL, three grandchildren, Tim Wilson of Camden, AR Michael Ross of El Dorado, AR, and Nicole Zilioepo of Orlando, Florida. She is preceded in death by her parents, James Ausburn Lockett and Annie Lewis Lockett and three sisters Myra King, Ruth Cheatem, and Ila Braiser.
Athalene W. Sharp
Athalene W. Sharp age 94, of San Antonio, TX passed peacefully on December 10th, 2016. She was predeceased by her husband David M. Sharp, parents, George and Grace Walker, and two brothers, Curtis Walker and Barney Walker. She is survived by her son, Dave Sharp and spouse Patti, her daughter, Susan Wilf and spouse Mike, two grandsons, Lann Wilf and spouse Heather; Zachary Sharp and one great-granddaughter, Zaylie Wilf. Graveside services 1:30 PM Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home in Warren, AR. The family would like to thank Brookdale Medical Center and Brookdale Hospice in San Antonio, TX for the excellent care Athalene received.
Lloyd Elbert Weaver, age 87, of Warren, AR, died Saturday, December 31, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born March 8, 1929, in Herbine, AR (Cleveland County), a son of the late Edgar Manning Weaver and Mary Jane Dyer Weaver he was a retired lumber grader for Georgia Pacific and a member of Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church. Also preceding him in death were brothers Roy Lee “Pete” Weaver, Edward Weaver, Clifton Weaver, James Henry Weaver, Arthur Weaver, Jimmy Devon (J.D.) Weaver; sisters Lula Belle Bowen, Amy Nell Ferrell and a granddaughter Glenda Ann Davis, Jr. Survivors are his wife Nettie Jane McClain Weaver whom he married February 17, 1951. One daughter Glenda Ann Reed of Troy, MO. One sister Bernice Stucks of El Dorado, AR. One granddaughter Amber Lynore Davis of Mooresville, N.C. and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 3, at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday, January 2, at Frazer’s.
Glyn Bardsley, 75, of Camden, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016 at St. Vincent’s Infirmary in Little Rock. Mrs. Bardsley was born July 11, 1941 in Holly Springs, AR, the daughter of Elvin and Jamie Hern Brian. She was a retired secretary from Sims Murphy Medical Clinic, a member of Elliott Baptist Church, and a loving mother and grandmother. A friend to all who met her. She was artistic, an excellent seamstress and well known for her pies and mile high meringue. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Raymond Bardsley, her son, Michael Eugene Riley, and her brother, Jerry Brian. Survivors include her son, Ralph Gary Riley, Jr. of Jacksonville, AR; her daughters, Jamie Lou Collins of Paragould, AR, and Yvette Atchison and her husband, Randy of Camden; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, and four step-children Debbie Bardsley, John Bardsley, Janice Cummings, and Judy Goings. Graveside services for Mrs. Bardsley will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Oak Grove Cemetery at Holly Springs. Proctor Funeral Home of Camden is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Thomas "Bobby" Merritt
Robert Thomas “Bobby” Merritt, 51, of Camden, died Saturday, December 24, 2016 in Camden. Bobby was born May 31, 1965 in Camden, the son of Thomas Edward and Elizabeth Ann Smith Merritt. Bobby is preceded in death by his father, Thomas Edward Merritt; his grandparents, Frances and Brooks Merritt, his grandmother, Leona M. Sparks, and his aunt, Mary Coston. Survivors include his daughters, Brittany Merritt (Brandon Colvin) of Hermitage, and Tiffany Merritt (Creighton Bailey) of Magnolia; his mother, Elizabeth Ann Merritt (Richard Murphy) of Camden; brother, Scott Merritt (Jill) of Camden; sister, Shannon Rhoades (Matthew) of Denver, CO; grandchildren, Ella Colvin and Whitleigh Colvin both of Hermitage; niece, Krystal Murphy of Hampton; nephews Heath Merritt (Kastle Howe) of Hampton, Cory Gray (Becky) of Norphlet and Tyler Gray of El Dorado; and his aunt, Patricia J. Smith of Kent, WA. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Monday, January 2, 2017 at Lakeside Cemetery. Rev. Mike Colvin and Rev. Don Phillips will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Sunday January 1, 2017 at the funeral home. Proctor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Lou Stewart Wolfe
Mary Lou Stewart Wolfe age 64 of Warren, AR died Sunday, December 25th at the UAMS Hospital in Little Rock, AR. She was born July 7th, 1952 in Camden, AR a daughter of the late James Henry Stewart and Anna Belle Gilchrist Stewart. She was a Clerk and Cashier for many years in East Camden, attended Fairview High School and was a member of Eagle Mills Baptist Church. She was also preceded in death by her grandmother who raised her Myrtie Stewart, and a sister Jimi Ann Stewart Baker. She is survived by her husband Fay Wolfe whom she married December 5th, 1998 in Warren, AR. Sons Dion Nations and spouse Denise, Camden, AR and Allen Nations and Melissa, Benton, AR. A step-daughter Lisa Wolfe Webb and spouse Matt, Warren, AR. Brothers Charles Stewart and spouse Jeanette, Camden, AR and Jay Stewart and spouse Debbie, Camden, AR. Mother-in-law Kathleen Wolfe, Warren, AR. A brother-in-law Larry Wolfe and spouse Christine, Warren, AR. A sister-in-law Dianne Clements, Warren, AR. Numerous grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Funeral services 1:30PM Thursday, December 29th at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Moseley Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 12:00 PM till service time Thursday, December 29th at Frazer’s Chapel.
Jackie Eugen West
Jackie Eugene West, age 79, of Warren, AR, died Tuesday, December 20, at his home. Born November 25, 1937, in Warren, AR, a son of the late Vernon West and Thelma Clary West he was retired from Potlatch Corporation and Warren Printing Company. Jackie was a member, Deacon and Sunday School Teacher at Immanuel Baptist Church, Past Patron Warren Chapter # 3, O.E.S. and a 1956 graduate of Warren High School. Also preceding him in death were brothers Jimmy West, Wayne West and a sister Linda West Harton Thompson. Survivors are his wife June Doggett West whom he married September 11, 1960. One son Randel Alvin West and spouse Sandra of Abilene, TX. One daughter Eugenia Carol West Robbins of Warren, AR. Two sisters Sandra Johnson and spouse Ernest and DeRay McClain and spouse Mack all of Warren, AR. Four grandchildren Aaron Michael Robbins and spouse Bethany of Warren, AR, Zane Derick Robbins of Little Rock, AR, Jeanette Ashley West of Abilene, TX, and Justin Cole West of Langley AFB, VA. One great-grandchild Selene Brenner of Abilene, TX. Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 28, at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Pleasant Valley Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 12:30 p.m. until service tme Wednesday, December 28, at Frazer’s. Memorials preferred to Immanuel Baptist Church, 701 W. Pine St., Warren, AR, 71671.
Enah Lou (Nowlin) Falkenrath
Enah Lou (Nowlin) Falkenrath, age 76, born on August 30, 1940, died in her home on Friday, December 23, 2016. Enah was born and raised in Fordyce until the age of ten when her family moved to Camden; where she graduated from Camden High School in 1958. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church and participated in many prayer groups over the years. She was a woman of strong faith and enjoyed listening to gospel music. In 2006, after twenty-seven years, Enah retired from Walmart where she developed life long friendships with her co-workers. Enah enjoyed a variety of hobbies, including working puzzles, hunting, fishing, bird watching, and traveling to Texas to visit family and watch the Texas Rangers play baseball. Enah was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Falkenrath; her parents, Clyde Nowlin and Bernice Hornaday; and a brother, Billy Wayne Nowlin. She is survived by her children, Jeff (Leigh) Lusby of Camden and Lydia (Mark) LaVarnway of Dallas, TX; her grandchildren, Hollie Lusby and Heather Lusby of Dallas, TX, Kelsey LaVarnway and Troy LaVarnway of Dallas, TX, Leeanne Hasara of Springfield, IL, Wesley (Jessica) Honnell of Russellville, AR, Lauren Derrick of Camden, AR; four great-grandchildren; a niece, Sharon Nowlin Hagins and a nephew, Greg Nowlin, both of Jacksonville, FL. Proctor Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 6:00-8:00 Friday. Graveside services will be held 10:00 Saturday at Ebenezer Cemetery in Fordyce with Brother Seth Easterling officiating.
Rebecca "Becky" Burkholder
Rebecca "Becky" Burkholder 62 of Bearden gained her wings on Thursday December 22, 2016 with family at bedside. She was a beloved mother, wife, sister, friend and MEMAW to many.
She is preceded in death by her mother Helen Ann Brown, father Denzel Cochran, and wonderful step father Joe Brown. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 27 years, Tony Burkholder of Bearden; one sister Pat Mosley of Bearden, one brother Jeff Cochran of Hawaii. 5 kids Johnette Parham (Takia) of Clermont, Florida, Micheal Todd Clemons and David Burkholder both of Bearden, DeWayne Burkholder of Camden and Shelia Brown of Killeen Texas, 14 grandchildren, 6 great grand children, a host of nieces and nephews, and a very special friend Wendy Halloway (Sid) of Hampton. Visitation will be 6:00 until 8:00 PM Sunday December 25, 2016 at Proctor Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Monday December 26, 2016 at Proctor Funeral Home. Burial will be in Moss Hill Cemetery at Bearden.
Winnie Louise Adcock McDade Priddy
Winnie Louise Adcock McDade Priddy, 87, died December 17, 2016. Mrs. Priddy was a member of the Maul Road church of Christ. Winnie was born April 24, 1929 to Lon and Dovie Adcock. Mrs. Priddy was preceded in death by two husbands, Fred J. (Buck) McDade and Mike E. Priddy; her parents; three brothers, Lon Adcock Jr., James Adcock and Richard Adcock; two sisters, Dorthy Merrell and Ruby Barkhimer; and two grandsons, Kenneth David Barkhimer and Teddy Joe (T.J.) Barkhimer. She is survived by one daughter, Joyce Ross; two sons, Ray McDade (Becky) and Bill McDade; six grandchildren, Linda Coke, Don Coke (Tami), Angela Shankle, Elizabeth McCants (Nate), Amy McDade and Carrie Morris; fourteen great-grandchildren, Jessica Landburg, Seth Lanburg, Justin Lucerio, Zack Coke, Clayton Hannah, Eric, Taylor, David Alan Barkhimer, Kenneth Tyler, Heather, Destany, Darla, and Amber; seven great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. A memorial service will be held 11:00 Thursday, December 22, 2016 at the Maul Road Church of Christ.
Edward Harrison "Buddy" Grider
Edward Harrison “Buddy” Grider, age 88, of Warren, AR, died Wednesday December 14, at Chapel Woods Health & Rehabilitation. Born July 2, 1928, in Vick, AR, a son of the late Jesse Grider and Rita Stanfield Grider he was a retired millwright, member of Trinity United Methodist Church and a U.S. Army veteran. He was the widower of Dollie Mae Anders Grider who died January 14, 2016. They were united in marriage July 28, 1950. Also preceding him in death were brothers Charles Grider and Mack Grider. Survivors are one son Johnny Grider and spouse Paige of Warren, AR. One brother Jerry Grider of Warren, AR. One sister Mildred Grider Ferrell of Warren, AR. Two grandchildren Keri Cater and spouse Brian and Ruston Grider all of Warren, AR. Two great-grandchildren Maylin Cater and Ryker Cater. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 16, at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial in Parker Prospect Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday December 15, at Frazer’s.
Donna Jo Collins Adams
Donna Jo Collins Adams, age 58, of Camden, died December 14, 2016 at her home. She is preceded in death by her parents, Harvey and Dorothy Williams. She is survived by her husband, Boyd Adams of Camden; brother, Harvey Edward Williams, Jr. and wife, Terri of Camden; sons, Ben Curtis Collins and wife, Erika and William T. Collins and wife, Faith all of Sanger, TX; stepsons, Jackson Adams and wife, Charlie of Camden, Jess Adams and wife, Christina of Ft. Campbell, KY, and Boyd Adams, Jr. of Camden; and four grandchildren. Graveside service will be 10:00 AM Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Memorial Park Cemetery with Brother Richard Merritt officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ouachita County Historical Society.
Rubye Lee Carter Glaze
Rubye Lee Carter Glaze, of Camden, died Monday, December 5, 2016 at Silver Oaks Health and Rehabilitation Center after a short illness. She was born in Banks, Arkansas. Rubye was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband of 60 years, Foard A. Glaze; her parents, John and Mattie Carter; her son, Mikey; and five sisters, Ella Mae Finley, Lillie Mann, Sudye Johnson, Nealie Crawford, and Dean Dunn. She is survived by her sons, David Glaze of Little Rock, and Daniel Glaze (Christy) of Camden; her grandchildren, Seth (Dona) Glaze of Sheridan, Dru Glaze of Fayetteville, and Bobby (Lauren) Glaze of Camden; great-grandchildren, Jaycie and Mattie, and numerous nephews and nieces. Some of her happiest moments were when her grandchildren (and grand-dogs) were visiting her. Rubye will be remembered for her beautiful sewing skills, especially those hard-to-tackle alterations of both women’s and men’s clothing. She and Foard owned and operated Perfection Cleaners and Laundry in Camden for many years, and her sewing artistry was a big part of their business there as well. She was an excellent cook, and her family prized her cherry pies, other baked goods, and cornbread dressing. She encouraged the love of cooking in both of her sons. She was always happy when she was outdoors working in her flower garden, and enjoyed her creative side, such as crafting beautifully lacquered Easter eggs and beaded Christmas ornaments. Rubye was a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Camden, where many years ago she and Foard helped in caring for the nursery-aged children. She loved her church and in her later years was saddened when she was no longer able to attend because of declining health. Danny, David and her family will receive friends beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 8, at First Baptist Church, followed by a Celebration of Life at 11 a.m. The service will be officiated by Rev. Casey Hough. Interment will follow the service at Greenwood Cemetery. Memorials can be made to Camden’s First Baptist Church. Rubye Glaze excelled in loving her family as a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and as a trusted, caring and loyal friend to so many. She was a truly fine example to us all on how we should lead our lives. She will truly be missed by those who were blessed to travel her earthly journey with her.
Peggy Woten Patterson Powell
Peggy Woten Patterson Powell died Monday, December 5, 2016 at the age of 99. She was born March 29, 1917, in Iola, Kansas. Ella “Peggy” Woten was the daughter of Emanuel and Enola Langley Woten. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Camden, Arkansas. She was retired from International Paper Compny, Bag Pack Division. Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, three husbands, Claude Burkett, Herbert Patterson, and Billy Powell, a daughter, Merlene Burkett Chambliss, three sisters and a brother. She is survived by a great niece, Dee Grant of Olathe, Kansas, and niece Paulene Neal of San Leandany, Bag Pack Division. Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, three husbands, Claude Burkett, Herbert Patterson, and Billy Powell, a daughter, Merlene Burkett Chambliss, three sisters and a brother. She is survived by a great niece, Dee Grant of Olathe, Kansas, and niece Paulene Neal of San Leandro, California, as well as many special friends. Visitation will be Friday, December 9, 2016 t Proctor Funeral Home from 6 – 8 p.m. Funeral will be 11:00 AM Saturday, December 10, 2016, at First Presbyterian Church, 313 Greening Street, Camden, Arkansas. Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, Camden, Arkansas. Proctor Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Carolyn Virginia Lunday
Carolyn Virginia Lunday Parnell, 78, of Camden, AR went home to her heavenly father on December 4, 2016. She was born October 23, 1938. She joins her husband, Rufus of 57 years and her last words were, I’m going to see him. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Aletha Lunday, and son James Ritchie Parnell, brother Earnest Lunday, sisters, Sylvia Reynolds and Patricia Norman. She leaves to cherish her memory two children, Terese Duckert of Camden, AR and Randall Parnell of Lake Charles, LA; a sister Doris Rosenkampff of Conway, AR four grandchildren, James Ryan Parnell (Holly) of Connecticut, Justin Dale Ducket (Andrea) of Jonesboro, AR, Dr. Reid Cameron Parnell (Cortney), and US Navy Lt. Douglas Ritchie Duckert (McKenzie) of Millington, TN and eleven great-grandchildren. All of her family was with her Thanksgiving Day. She had numerous nieces and nephews. A special thanks to Dr, Joe De Luca for his care over the last few years. Many thanks for the Ouachita County Medical Center Hospice for the wonderful care given the last two weeks of her life. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 9:00-10:00 AM before the service. Funeral service will follow at Proctor Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00 AM with Jonathan Wolfe and Dr. Wade Totty officiating the service. Interment will be in Mt. Horeb Cemetery.
Norman New, Sr.
Norman New, Sr. 68, of Stephens, AR passed away Friday, Decemeber 2, 2016 with his family by his side. He loved his family and enjoyed spending his time outdoors racing cars, hunting, or fishing. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Ann New and parents, Jonie and Flossie Jones New. He is survived by his sons, Norman New, Jr. and fiancee, Shalina Vaughn, Chris New and wife, Denise, and Kevin New and wife, Amanda all of Stephens, AR; grandchild, Amanda Morgan and husband, Brice of Stephens, AR; grandchild, Cody New of Stephens, AR, grandchild, Jessice New of Denton, TX; grandchildren, Lori New, Jonie New, and Hallie New all of Stephens, AR; two great-grandchildren, Chloe Raeann New of Texas and Nayley Morgan of Stephens, AR. Funeral services will be Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. Proctor Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Anthony Needham officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 6:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home. Proctor Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Maxine Hankwitz, age 94 of Camden, AR, died Thursday, December 1, 2016. She was born August 31, 1922 in Mt. View, AR. A daughter of the late Clarence and Essie Anderson. She was a lifelong member of Fairview United Methodist Church, retired from Safeway, where she was employed for many years. She always had a smile on her face, was hard working, kind hearted, and always put others before herself. She was greatly loved and respected by all who knew her. Her sense of humor and love of life influenced everyone who was blessed enough to meet her. She will be missed more than can be expressed. Maxine was preceded in death by her husband, Arlo; daughter, Karen Hughes; son-in- laws, John Floyd Hughes and Bill Jackson; grandson, John Brooks Hughes; brother, Glen Anderson. Maxine is survived by her daughters, Sue Jackson of Bearden, Dianne Bird and husband Bill of West Palm Beach, FI., sister, Betty Avey; brother Jimmy Anderson and wife, Ruth ; sister-in-law, Nancy Anderson all of Mt View, AR. Grandchildren, Chris Hughes and Cheryl Davis of Camden, Kathy Jackson of Houston, TX, Matthew Jackson of Corpus Christi, TX, Toni Bird of West Palm Beach, FL, 3 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. A special thanks to her caregivers, Bobbie Sheffield, Ethel McDonald, Shirley Slaughter and Velinda Ryan. Funeral service will be 2 PM Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Proctor Funeral Home with burial Memorial Park Cemetery. Reverend Allen Crum will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 1 PM until service time Sunday at funeral home. Memorials may be made to FUMC.