--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Fri., 31 May 1968
DANIEL H. MALLETT OF SPRINGFIELD DIES AT 90
Morrilton--Daniel Harrison Mallett, 90, of Springfield, Conway County, died Wednesday (May 29, 1968). He was a retired farmer and a Methodist.
Survivors include six sons, Perry Mallett of Morrilton, James Mallett of Springfield, Eli Mallett of Rogers, Elmer and Phillip Mallett, both of Missouri, and Irvin Mallett of Damascus; six daughters, Mrs. Catherine Mayall and Mrs. Lee Cooper, both of Morrilton, Mrs. Roxie Stover of Plumerville, Mrs. Mattie Johnson of Springfield, Mrs. Vera Biggs of Calif., and Mrs. Verna Price of Little Rock; two brothers, Joe and Will Mallett, both of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Alma Cunningham of Springfield; 36 grandchildren, 68 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral was today at Mallettown Cemetery.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Sat., 05 Nov 1949
Esson (Esrom) Mallett of Morrilton was buried here last Friday. He died suddenly while at White Oak, Mo., picking cotton. To the bereaved we extend sympathy.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Wed., 23 Apr 1980
Joseph Columbus Mallett, 98, of Springfield died Monday (April 21, 1980). He was a retired farmer and the father of Mrs. Lorene Castleberry of Conway.
Mr. Mallett was a Methodist.
Survivors are four sons, Opie Mallett of Glendora, Calif., Thurman Mallett of Springfield, J.C. Mallett of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Leon Mallett of Alpine, Ariz.; four other daughters, Mrs. Carrie Martin of La Puente, Calif., Mrs. Norma Hoth of Eldridge, Mo., Mrs. Marie Scroggins of Diana, Tex., and Mrs. Gwynneth Ledbetter of La Verne, Calif.; 29 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mallettown United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Mallettown Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Mon., 26 Mar 1979
IRVIN L. MALLETT
Irvin L. Mallett, 84, of Springfield (Conway County) died Sunday (March 25, 1979) at Conway Memorial Hospital. He was a farmer.
Mr. Mallett was born August 27, 1894, at Springfield, a son of Jessie and Delia Miller Mallett. He was a Methodist.
Survivors are three sons, Sammie Mallett of Downey, Calif., and Hershel and Russell Mallett, both of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a daughter, Mrs. Mildred Lannie of Bloomington, Ill.; four sisters, Mrs. Orpha Johnston of Hope, Mrs. Ruby Price of Little Rock, and Mrs. Wilma Hart and Mrs. Edna Howell, both of Springfield; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mallettown United Methodist Church with the Rev. Earl Smith. Burial will be in Mallettown Cemetery by McNutt Funeral Home.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Wed., 13 May 1925
We are very sorry to learn of the death of "Uncle" Jesse Mallett. To the bereaved we extend sympathy.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Thurs., 14 May 1925
"Uncle" Jessie Mallett, aged 63, was laid to rest Friday. We feel that we have lost one of the best men of the community. He was a faithful worker in Sunday School and singing. He was always for the upbuilding of the community. To the bereaved we extend our sympathy.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Thurs., 16 Oct 1969
M.E. MALLETT OF LITTLE ROCK SUCCUMBS AT 73
Marvin E. Mallett, 73, a hospital attendant of 69 Highland Courts, Little Rock, died Wednesday (October 15, 1969) at Arkansas Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock.
Mr. Mallett, a 25-year resident of Little Rock, died following an extended illness.
He was born in Mallettown, October 10, 1896, a son of Jessie and Delia Miller Mallett, and was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church of Little Rock.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Blanche Lyons Mallett; a son, Dibrell Mallett of Little Rock; a daughter, Mrs. O.R. (Allene) Holloway of Wichita, Kan.; a brother, Irvin Mallett of Springfield; five sisters, Mrs. C.H. Hart and Mrs. Edna Howell, both of Springfield, Mrs. Ruby Price of Little Rock, Mrs. Drucie Norwood of North Little Rock, and Mrs. Orpha Johnston of Hope; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held this afternoon at Mallettown United Methodist Church by the Rev. Paul Horton. Burial was in Mallettown Cemetery by McNutt Funeral Home.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Thurs., 31 Jan 1963
Sam Mallett's condition became worse Friday night and he was rushed to a hospital. He died Monday.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Mon., 27 Sep 1971
W.L. MALLETT, SPRINGFIELD RESIDENT, DIES
Morrilton--William Lewis Mallett, 96, of Springfield died Saturday (September 25, 1971). He was a retired farmer and was a Methodist.
Survivors include a son, Herman Mallett of Morrilton; nine daughters, Mrs. Eva Epperson of Little Rock, Mrs. Vida Stover, Mrs. Beatrice Scroggins, and Mrs. Letha Scroggins, all of Springfield, Mrs. Daussle Parphius of Kansas, Mrs. Vela Edwards of Morrilton, Mrs. Pauline Byrd of Conway, and Mrs. Naomi Mills and Mrs. Dale Nichols, both of Texas; a brother, Joe Mallett of Springfield; 36 grandchild, 88 great-grandchildren, and 31 great-great-grandchildren.
> Funeral was today at Mallettown United Methodist Church. Burial was at Mallettown Cemetery.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Fri., 17 Aug 1928
Mrs. Lona Elizabeth (Salter) Mallett's sudden death was a great shock to this community. Mrs. Mallett had been in poor health for many years. Her death was due to heart trouble. She lost her father when she was nine years of age and her mother at the age of 14. She was born and reared near Wooster and after her mother's death she made her home with a sister, Mrs. Della Mallett until she married. She professed religion and joined the Baptist Church in 1904 and in 1921 by letter she joined the Methodist Church. Mrs. Mallett left her husband, ten [of] her own children, one stepson, one grandchild, four brothers, and seven sisters. Her brothers are Will Salter of Conway, Oscar of Sherman, Tex., J.L. of Francis, Okla., and Nathan of Wooster. The sisters are Mrs. Cora Tayler and Mrs. Ola Mobbs, both of Wooster, Mrs. Mollie Williams of Konowa, Okla., Mrs. Stella Davenport of Holdenville, Okla., Mrs. Mattie Beckett of El Paso, Ark., Mrs. Minnie Tilley of Wewoka, Okla., and Miss Della Mallett of San Marcas, Texas. Mrs. Mallett was married December 22, 1907, to J.C. Mallett, to whom she was a faithful companion until her death on August 10. She was loved by all who knew her. She was laid to rest in the Mallett Cemetery, Sunday. The floral offerings were beautiful. Rev. R.H. Nabors conducted funeral services. Children, weep not for mother; just fight the battle she fought and meet her where there is no more sorrowing and tears.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Thurs., 23 Nov 1944
Mrs. Mollie Mallett died Monday afternoon at her home, after about six weeks illness. All the children were present except Eli Mallett of McAlister, Okla., and Mrs. Mattie Johnson of Clarksville. We extend our deepest sympathy.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Sun., 01 Feb 1987
MRS. MARVIN E. MALLETT
Mrs. Blanche Mallett, 87, of Newton, Kansas, formerly of Greenbrier and Mallettown and widow of Marvin E. Mallett, died yesterday (January 31, 1987).
Born January 08, 1900, at Greenbrier, a daughter of John P. and Florence Raynolds Lyons, she was a retired food service worker at Baptist Medical Center and a member of the Mallettown United Methodist Church.
Survivors are a duaghter, Mrs. Allene Holloway of Newton, and three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at McNutt Funeral Home with the Rev. Otis Lyons, Jr., officiating. Burial will be at Mallettown Cemetery near Springfield (Conway County).
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Mon., 11 Dec 1944
MALLETTOWN WOMAN DIES AT MORRILTON; HAD 108 DESCENDANTS
Survived by 108 descendants, Mrs. Frances Theodosia Mallett, aged 80, of the Mallettown community near Springfield, Conway County, died at St. Anthony's hospital, Morrilton, at 2:30 a.m. today. Mrs. Mallett, widow of Rev. John Mallett, who died in 1907, left one son, seven daughters, 45 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was born at Quincy, Ill., September 11, 1864, but came with her parents, Martin and Frances Cato, to Arkansas in early childhood. She was a member of the Mallettown Methodist Church. During her last years, she made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Earl Holyfield, and Mr. Holyfield at Mallettown. Her six other daughters are Mrs. Bertha Norwood, Mrs. Debbie Loyd, Mrs. Annie Dunlap, and Mrs. Susie Dunlap of Mallettown, Mrs. Lois Young of Bono, and Mrs. Loni Howell of Concord, Calif.; and her son is Paul Mallett of Mallettown.
Funeral services will be held at the Methodist Church at Mallettown Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Burial at Mallettown Cemetery will be in charge of the McNutt Funeral Home.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Sat., 11 Aug 1928
MOTHER OF TEN CHILDREN FALLS DEAD ON VISIT
Mrs. Joe Mallett of Mallettown community, Conway County, aged 36, mother of 10 children, fell dead while visiting Mrs. Jeff Pearson at the latter's home near Wooster Friday, according to word received here today. Mrs. Mallett had complained of no illness and had arisen from a chair to go to her baby when she was stricken and fell. She was dead by the time she was carried to a bed. Funeral services will be held at Mallettown Sunday morning at 11 o'clock.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Sat., 12 Feb 1944
MRS. DELIA MALLETT DIES AT HOME NEAR SPRINGFIELD TODAY
Mrs. Delia Mallett, 73, died at her home in the Mallettown community, near Springfield, Conway County, at 7 a.m. today. Mrs. Mallett, widow of Jess Mallett, died of influenza contracted five weeks ago. She was born at Greenbrier, March 04, 1870, and had lived in Conway County 60 years. She was a Methodist. Survivors include two sons, J.L. and M.E. Mallett of Little Rock; five daughters, Mrs. T.W. Norwood of Little Rock, Mrs. V.C. Johnston of Hope, Mrs. Edna Tanner and Mrs. C.H. Hart of Springfield, and Mrs. Virgil Price of Greenbrier; two brothers, Jack Miller and Bud Miller of Valliant, Okla.; and a sister, Mrs. Lock Allinder of Bessemer, Ala. Funeral services will be conducted at the Mallettown Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Sunday by Rev. W.H. Harrison of Greenbrier and burial in Mallettown Cemetery in charge of Doolin's Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be as follows: Mountie Mallett, John Dunlap, Ralph Kellar, Joe Mallett, James Mallett, and Paul Mallett.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Tues., 26 Mar 1935
MRS. MALLETT DIES; HAD 201 DESCENDANTS
Springfield, Ark., March 26--Mrs. Henrietta Mallett, 90-year-old native of Italy, resident of Faulkner and Conway Counties for more than four score years and ancestor of 201 living descendants, died late Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.F. Cunningham of this place. Mrs. Mallett, who was born at Genoa, Italy, December 14, 1844, came to America with her parents at the age of seven. Most of her life was spent in the Cash Springs (Republican) Community. Her husband was the late George Mallett, who died in 1911. She is survived by eight children, 71 grandchildren, 113 great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Cunningham home by Rev. Robert Core and a burial service was held at Mallettown Cemetery by Rev. Bates Sturdy.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Sat., 25 Nov 1967
MRS. MALLETT OF SPRINGFIELD DIES AT HOSPITAL
Mrs. Ethel Nora Mallett, 67, of Route 1, Springfield, died today (November 25, 1967) at Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Mallett was born at Greenbrier February 17, 1900, a daughter of S.P. and Eva Lyons Mount. She was a Baptist.
Surviving are her husband, Irvin Mallett; two sons, Faber Dorough of Pendleton, Ore., and Jimmy Davis of Conway; two daughters, Mrs. Elwanda Spears of Augusta and Mrs. Norene Acre of Greenbrier; six step-sons, Sammy Mallett of Downey, Calif., Russell Mallett of Long Beach, Calif., Herschel Mallett of Colorado Springs, Colo., Doyce Davis of Miss., Osbie Davis and Lindell Davis, both of Greenbrier; five step-daughters, Mrs. Mildred Lanni of Bloomington, Ill., Mrs. Floyce Duncan of Little Rock, Mrs. Wilda Wood of Damascus, Mrs. Anna Dell Beene of Greenbrier, and Miss Thelma Davis of Little Rock; a sister, Mrs. Carlton F. Dorough of Conway; a brother, Chester Mount of Jacksonville; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
McNutt will announce arrangements.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Mon., 27 Nov 1967
MALLETT FUNERAL HELD
Funeral for Mrs. Irvin Mallett, 67, of Springfield, Conway County, whose death occurred Saturday at Memorial Hospital was held this morning at Mallettown Church by the Rev. T.R. Slinkard and the Rev. W.S. Spears. Burial was in Mallettown Cemetery by McNutt Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Exel Loyd, Wayne Dunlap, J.D. Harmon, Carroll Acre, James Brown, and Larry Wood.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Fri., 09 Oct 1936
MRS. J.M. MALLETT Mrs. Isabelle Mallett, aged 76, wife of J.M. Mallett, died at 10:20 last night at their home in the Mallettown community, near the Faulkner County line in Conway County, after a month's illness. Mrs. Mallett, who was a member of a pioneer Conway County family, was born in that county., January 18, 1860, and spent her entire life in that community. Besides her husband she is survived by four sons, Will and Lewis Wharton of Plumerville, and Esom Mallett and Ben Mallett of Mallottown; three daughters, Miss Eliza Wharton and Mrs. Elva Willis of Springfield, and Mrs. Sam Wiliams of Morrilton; two brothers, Johnnie Mallett of Malvern and Sam Mallett of Mallettown; and four sisters, Mrs. Rhoda Wilson of Greenbrier, Mrs. Sallie Smith of Bono, Mrs. Hanna Williams of Cove Chapel, and Mrs. Maggie Norwood of Mallettown. Funeral services were held at the family home at 2 this afternoon by Rev. Bates Sturdy, pastor of the Mallettown Methodist Churchk, of which Mrs. Mallett was a member. Burial was in the Mallett family cemetery in charge of Doolin's Funeral Home.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Fri., 19 Apr 1940
Several from this place attended the funeral of Mrs. Mattie Mallett of Springfield last Thursday. Hershel Mallett has been visiting his father, Irvin Mallett, before he leaves for Casa, where he will make his home with Dr. Alex Stephens.
Mrs. Mattie Stephens Mallett died at her home here Wednesday morning, April 17, after a lingering illness of several months. Mrs. Mallett was the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. J.J. Stephens, well known pioneer citizens of Conway Co. She is survived by four children, Russell, Herschell, Sammie, and Mildred Mallett; and three brothers, Ben Stephens and Paul Stephens of Borger, Tex., and Percy Stephens of Morrilton; two sisters, Mrs. Clara Allen of Camden, Ark., and Mrs. Jack Hoard of Oklahoma City, Okla. Funeral services were held by Rev. Seawright Stewart in the Methodist Church and burial was in the Springfield Cemetery Thursday afternoon.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Fri., 24 July 1931
Our community was saddened last Friday when the death angel claimed Maggie Mallett, wife of Johnnie P. Mallett. "Aunt" Maggie, as she was called by almost everybody, had been in ill health for two years, but was taken seriously ill on last Wednesday and lived only 48 hours. Mr. and Mrs. Mallett had been married 41 years May 3, last. She was a consistent member of the Methodist Church for 40 years. She was devoted to her husband and home. Her life was filled with deeds of kindness. Besides her husband she leaves an adopted son, her mother, Mrs. Lila McMillen; two sisters, Mrs. Cora Johnson, and Mrs. Lou Johnson; four brothers, Jeff, Tom, Mason, and Henry; and a host of other relatives and friends. Mr. Mallett wants to take this opportunity of thanking everyone for their kindness during her short illness. She was laid to rest Saturday afternoon in the Mallett Cemetery, Rev. Russell of Plumerville conducting funeral service. To all the bereaved ones we extend sympathy. I can really sympathize, for just six months ago our baby was laid to rest.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Fri., 24 Dec 1937
LOUIS STEVENS MALLETT
Louis Stevens Mallett, aged 21, died at his home at Springfield Thursday morning after a short illness of pneumonia. He was born at Conway July 23, 1916. Mallett is survived by his wife, Mrs. Clara Mallett; three brothers, Russell, Herschel, and Samuel Mallett, all of Springfield; a sister, Miss Mildred Mallett. Funeral services were held at the Springfield Methodist Church this afternoon by Rev. P.W. Emrah, pastor of the Greenbrier Church, and interment was made in Springfield Cemetery in charge of J.A. Pence & Son.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Thurs., 22 June 1911
George W. Mallett was born in Carroll County, Georgia, May 08, 1839, and died at his home, five miles northeast of Springfield, Ark., May 30, 1911, at the age of 72 years and 22 days.
In early life he moved to Arkansas and lived for one year on Muddy Bayou, in Faulkner County. He then moved to Conway County and lived six miles east of Springfield until the beginning of the Civil War. He enlisted in the Confederate Army in Capt. J.D. Morgan's Second Arkansas Infantry, and after that he served in the Third Arkansas Cavalry. He was discharged from the army in June, 1865.
In Arkansas, 1865, he was married to Henrietta Cashirighi, a native of Italy. He and his wife located on the North Cadron, five miles northeast of Springfield, Ark., where he spent the rest of his life. He accumulated considerable property--owning at one time as much as 600 acres of land.
He had ten children, eight of who, with their mother, survive him. Two of the children live in Oklahoma. All of the rest lived near him; are married and have large families.
For 39 years he was a member of the Methodist Church, and was active in the work of the church. Most of his time he was an official member of the church. He was much devoted to the children and gave of his means and time to its support and advancement. One of the last active services that he rendered was assisting in the building of a neat church for his community. For the last two or three years of his life he was an invalid, but was always resigned and cheerful. He said before he died, "I am fully ready to go."
He lived well and died in peace. --F.S.H. Johnston
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Sat., 26 Dec 1925
MRS. J.W. MARTIN
Mrs. Margaret Martin, wife of J.W. Martin, whose death occurred Thursday at their home, 311 N. Jackson Street, Little Rock, will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at Oak Grove Cemetery, being conducted by Dr. E.P.J. Garrott, pastor of the First Baptist Church, and Holly Grove No. 95, Woodmen Circle. The body will be brought here by Healy & Roth. Pallbearers will be Ed Riedmatten, C.F. Sutterfield, Charles R. Steed, Judson Goad, Silas A. Conway, and H.P. Barham.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Wed., 02 Jan 1980
MRS. E.N. MARTIN
Mrs. Carl Lena Duke Martin, 88, died Monday (December 31, 1979) at Conway Memorial Hospital. She was the widow of Edgar Newton Martin.
Mr. Martin was born August 25, 1891, in Conway, a daughter of James and Hattie Duke. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Mayflower.
Surviving are three sons, Charles Martin of Wichita, Kan., Kenneth Martin of Reno, Nev., and James Martin of Slidell, La.; a daughter, Mrs. Wilodene Graham of Mayflower; a sister, Mrs. Pearl Berry of Conway; 23 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at McNutt Chapel with the Revs. Lester Nixon and Herman Hurd officiating. Burial will be in Mayflower Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jim Harris, Harley Hall, Wayne Byrd, Lenual Autry, A.G. Wheeler, and Bill Ausbrooks.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Fri., 05 Jul 1988
DEATH CLAIMS R.L. MARTIN OF MAYFLOWER
Raymond L. Martin, 50, of Mayflower died Wednesday (July 03, 1968) at Memorial Hospital. He had been ill since March. He was a roofer and sheet metal contractor.
Mr. Martin was born July 30, 1917, at Mayflower and lived there all his life. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Washam Martin of Mayflower; two sons, Loyd Martin and Doyle Martin, both of Waco, Tex.; three daughters, Mrs. Lovetta Ford of Conway, Mrs. Diane Black of Little Rock, and Miss Lynette Martin of Mayflower; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar N. Martin of Mayflower; three brothers, Charles E. Martin of Wichita, Kan., Jimmy Martin of Slidell, La., and Kenneth B. Martin of Reno, Nev.; two sisters, Mrs. Maxine Craven of Wichita and Mrs. Willodene Graham of Mayflower; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral was held today at McNutt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Homer Rich officiating. Burial was in Mayflower Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Harley Hall, Eddie Carter, James Smith, Jim Starkey, George Dillon, and Giles Lea.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Mon., 04 Dec 1972
EDGAR MARTIN, MAYFLOWER NATIVE, DIES
Edgar N. Martin, 80, of Mayflower, died Saturday (December 02, 1972) after a three-month illness. He was a retired carpenter and Boeing Aircraft employed in Wichita, Kansas. He was a Baptist.
Mr. Martin was born March 28, 1892, at Mayflower, a son of Hugh L. and Nannie Thompson Martin.
He was married in 1913 to the former Carl Duke and she survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Charles Martin of Wichita, Kenneth Martin of Sun Valley, Nev., and James Martin of Slidell, La.; two daughters, Mrs. Maxine Shoemake of Conway and Mrs. Willodene Graham of Mayflower; 23 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted this morning at McNutt Chapel with the Rev. Sheryl Blake of Conway and the Rev. Herbert Hurd of Vilonia officiating. Burial was at Mayflower Cemetery.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Sat., 21 July 1923
LIGHTNING BOLT KILLS FARMER NEAR CONWAY
Henry Martin, aged 44, was struck and instantly killed by a bolt of lightning on the Ingram farm six miles southeast of Conway shortly after 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Two horses hitched to a cultivator were both killed by the same bolt.
Mr. Martin had been working in his crop with the cultivator and seeing a rainstorm approaching had headed for home. He was only a short distance from the house when the lightning struck him. The bolt appeared to have traveled through his body and thence to the cultivator. The man and the team both sank dead in their tracks. Mr. Martin's 14-year-old daughter was walking within a few steps of the team carrying a chopping hoe on her shoulder. The lightning knocked the hoe from her hands, but did not injure her.
Examination of Mr. Martin's body revealed no burns except a small one on the chest and no broken bones.
Funeral arrangements had not been definitely decided upon today, but it was said burial would be at the Stone Cemetery Sunday or Monday.
Mr. Martin was reared in this county and was the foster son of Joe Green, who lived five miles southwest of the city. He is survived by his wife and five children.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Mon., 07 Oct 1935
D.J. MAY, FATHER OF 14 LIVING CHILDREN, DIES
D.J. May, 80-year-old father of 14 living children and citizen of Faulkner County for 40 years, died Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock at his home three miles east of Greenbrier. Mr. May was a native of Tennessee, where he was born April ?4, 1855. He is survived by eight sons, Jim, I.G., Robert, Owen, and Doc of Greenbrier, Delmar of Chicago, Conway and Columbus May of Kansas City; and by six daughters, Mrs. Ruth Drake of England, Ark., Mrs. Jessie Johnson, Mrs. Ruby Henderson of Conway and Mrs. Carrie Lieblong of Conway, and Mrs. Johnnie Glover and Mrs. Agnes Roberts of Greenbrier. Funeral services were held at the Greenbrier Nazarene Church at 11 o'clock this morning by Rev. Mrs. Agnes White Diffee, pastor of the First Nazarene Church of Little Rock. Interment was in the Thorn Cemetery near Greenbrier, in charge of J.A. Pence & Son.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Wed., 28 Jul 1920
Mrs. "Doc" May died at her home northeast of here Saturday night and was buried in the Thorn Cemetery Sunday evening. She leaves her mother, husband, and several children to mourn her absence in the home. The bereaved ones have our sincere sympathy.
--July 27 (date of reporting)
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Fri., 08 Nov 1946
Mrs. J.H. McCarty was laid to rest in the Oakland Cemetery Sunday afternoon and little Bonnie Sue Prouse Monday afternoon. To the bereaved families we extend sympathy.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Fri., 07 June 1967
MRS. W.M. MCGEE, 78, DIES HERE SUNDAY
Mrs. Mary McGee, 78, 909 Mill Street, widow of the Rev. W.M. McGee, died Monday (June 03, 1963).
Mrs. McGee was a member of the Union Baptist Church and Chapter #775 of the Order of Eastern Star.
Survivors are two sons, George McGee of St. Louis and Tollie McGee of Conway; a daughter, Mrs. Cleo Smith of Los Angeles, Calif.; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Union Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert B. Crawford, Jr. Burial will be at Salem Cemetery.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Thurs., 02 Oct 1969
ROLAND MCRAE DIES AFTER LONG ILLNESS
Roland W. McRae, 64, of Conway, died Wednesday night (October 01, 1969) at Memorial Hospital. A retired pipe fitter, he had been ill 14 years.
McRae was born July 14, 1905, at Chickasha, Okla., a son of William C. McRae and Elizabeth Simmons McRae.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Annie Bell Dickens McRae; two daughters, Mrs. John (Ruth) Panckow of Austin, Tex., and Mrs. Bob (Mamye) Robinson of Los Angeles, Calif.; three sons, T-Sgt. Joe M. McRae, who is serving in Vietnam, and Billy Sam McRae and Pat M. McRae, both of Conway; two brothers, J.E. McRae of Conway and Royce McRae of Little Rock; two sisters, Mrs. Essie Dempsey of Greenbrier and Mrs. Milam Rae of West Memphis; and 12 grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the First Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Jack Dell officiating. Burial will be in Thorn Cemetery by McNutt Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Ralph Dickens, Adrian Martin, Minor Nichols, Leonard Dempsey, Louis Stell, and E.R. (Calf) Dickens.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Tues., 12 Aug 1986
JOHNNIE EXEL MCRAE
Johnnie Exel McRae, 78, of 2216 Washington Avenue, died today (August 12, 1986).
Born August 02, 1908, at Greenbrier, a son of William C. and Elizabeth Simmons McRae, he was the retired owner of McRae Produce Co. and a Methodist.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Virginia Shettles McRae; a son, Johnnie E. McRae, Jr., of Conway; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Ann Haas of North Little Rock and Mrs. Linda Stell of Conway; a sister, Mrs. Agnes Rhea of West Memphis (Crittenden County); four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Crestlawn Memorial Park with the Rev. Tom Weir officiating. Burial will be by McNutt Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Charles Tapley, Mug Cantrell, Drew Stewart, Brian Wahl, Leonard Dempsey, and Rufus Hawk.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Thurs., 12 May 1910
The remains of F.M. McRae were laid to rest in Bethlehem Cemetery Sunday evening at 4 o'clock. Mr. McRae had been suffering for several months from cancer, but was not confined to his [bed] but a few days.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Wed., 30 Oct 1930
Harold Metzger, aged 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Metzger, died at their home south of Liberty at 9:30 o'clock this morning. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 3 p.m. and interment made in Old Liberty Cemetery in charge of Doolin's funeral home.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Sun., 24 May 1981
MRS. JOHN MILAM
Mrs. Emma Lorene Milam, 87, of 606 Monroe Street, died Saturday (May 23, 1981) at Conway Memorial Hospital.
She was a member of Pickles Gap Baptist Church.
Mrs. Milam was born January 13, 1894, at Springfield (Conway Co.), a daughter of John King and Margaret Ann Allen Griffin. She was married in 1913 to John B. Milam, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Gene Milam of Conway; two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Gore and Miss Emma Lee Milam, both of Conway; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Springhill Baptist Church with the Rev. William West officiating. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery by McNutt Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Bill and Keith Griffin, Jim and Roger Black, Mark Milam, and Sammy Sanders.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Sat., 17 June 1922
Raymond Mills, aged 31, died at his home in Conway at 7:15 o'clock last night, after a lingering illness. Mr. Mills was born at El Paso, White County, August 06, 1890, and came with his parents Conway about 21 years ago. He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Rose Morgan; by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.B. Mills of Conway; and by four sisters, Mrs. Earle W. Eberle of Little Rock; Mrs. John Springs, of Little Rock, and Misses Madelyn and Corine Mills of Conway.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock at Oak Grove Cemetery. Pall-bearers were announced as follows: Homer Wilkins, Waverly Watson, Silas Conway, John Erbacher, Luster Stewart, and Will Wilson.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Wed., 04 Sep 1957
CARPENTER DIES WHILE EN ROUTE TO TOWN IN CAR
Willie L. Mills, 63-year-old Conway carpenter, was dead on arrival at a clinic here Tuesday after he suffered a heart attack.
Mr. Mills had left his home west of Conway and started for a garage to have work done onhis automobile. He became ill as he approached Conway Baptist College and asked C.W. Branson, a student, to accompany him home. Mr. Branson enlisted the aid of R.A. Logan, also a student at the college, and they started for the Banister-Lieblong Clinic. Mr. Mills was pronounced dead on arrival. Coroner Robert A. McNutt said death was due to a coronary thrombosis.
Mr. Mills was born at Greenbrier April 17, 1898, a son of William and Emma Johnson Mills. He was married to the former Alma Robinson, who survives, February 13, 1916. He had lived in Conway since 1934. Mr. Mills was a Missionary Baptist.
Surviving besides his wife are four daughters, Mrs. Frances Burrows and Mrs. Elizabeth Graves of DeWitt, Mrs. Emogene Thacker of Perryville, Mo., and Mrs. Edith Flood of Monticello; one son, Curtis L. Mills of Mountain View, Mo.; one brother, Jim Mills of Sallisaw, Okla.; two half-brothers, Harvey Mills of Hughson, Calif., and Clyde Mills of North Little Rock; two half-sisters, Mrs. W.B. Adams of Hughson and Mrs. Beulah May of Five Points, Calif.; and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral will be at Antioch Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Thursday by Dr. J.E. Cobb and Rev. Wallace Glover. Burial will be at Spring Hill Cemetery by McNutt Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers are to be James Graham, Charles Cardin, Elvin Morgan, Opie Hefley, Paul Yarnell, and Rupert Sims. Honorary pallbearers: O'Neal Sims, Paul Matthews, Dr. Robert L. Taylor, Charles Robinson, J.H. Robinson, Bob Gill, W.L. Brummett, George Reves, Claud Kirby, the Rev. A.R. Reddin, Frank Floyd, Moses Parker, Jack Roach, Ed Kahsner, Earl Zellner, Tommy Jared, Marion Quattlebau, Otis New, and Members of the Men's Bible Class of Antioch Church.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Thurs., 08 Feb 1906
Several from Greenbrier attended the funeral of Mrs. John Mobbs here Saturday. She died at Greenbrier and was brought here for burial. She leaves a husband and several children to mourn for her.
--Feb 05. (date of reporting)
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Thurs., 05 March 1942
JOHN S. MOBBS, AGED GREENBRIER GINNER, DIES AT HOME TODAY
John S. Mobbs, 85, retired ginner of Greenbrier, died at his home today. Death was attributed to heart disease. Mr. Mobbs, a native of Hazen, had lived at Greenbrier 42 years. He was a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife; three sons, John Frank of Detroit, Mich., Emmett of Little Rock, and Fred Mobbs of Greenbrier; six daughters, Mrs. Ray Milam and Mrs. Lona Spears of Greenbrier, Mrs. Ruth Fulmer of Pocahontas, Mrs. Mamie Garrett of Quitman, Mrs. Fannie Earl Marlowe of Dallas, Tex., and Mrs. Myrtle Harris of England; and 25 grandchildren. The body is held at Doolin's Funeral Home pending completion of funeral arrangements.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Fri., 06 March 1942
J.C. MOBBS FUNERAL
Funeral services for John S. Mobbs, 85, who died at his home in Greenbrier, yesterday, will be conducted at the Greenbrier Nazarene Church at 2 p.m. Saturday.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Tues., 08 Apr 1997
MRS. GUYLA SCOTT MOORE
Mrs. Guyla Scott Moore, 82, of Conway, died Monday (April 07, 1997) at The Heritage Center.
Born October 21, 1914, in Vilonia, she was the daughter of Lem and Mary Meeks Scott. The widow of Rogers C. Moore, she was a retired Vilonia postmistress, a member of the Retired Federal Employees and Vilonia United Methodist Church, and a lifetime member of the Vilonia Parent-Teacher Association.
She had no immediate survivors.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Lester Scott and Dr. Julius Scott, and five sisters, Wilma Scott, Valla Scott, Leona Scott, Dr. Mary Jane Scott, and Jo Irwin.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday by Vilonia United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lance King officiating. Burial will be by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home.
Open visitation will be at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Terry Moore, Freddie Fowlkes, Jerrell Coker, David Walters, Tommy Frazier, and Bill Jones.
Memorials may be made to the Vilonia United Methodist Church.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Fri., 03 Jan 1976
BANKER ROGERS MOORE DIES
Rogers C. Moore, 63, of Vilonia, a Conway banker for almost 30 years, died today (January 02, 1976). He was stricken at his home with an apparent heart attack and was pronounced dead at Conway Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Moore was senior vice president and cashier of First State Bank & Trust Co.
He suffered a fractured arm in a fall December 06 and had been confined to his home since. He planned to return to the bank this week.
Born November 15, 1912, at Vilonia, Mr. Moore was a son of Raymond M. and Victoria Rogers Moore, widely known Faulkner County couple. His father is a former Vilonia postmaster.
Mr. Moore attended Vilonia schools and formerly served as a Faulkner County wildlife officer. He also was a former member of the Faulkner County Board of Election Commissioners.
He entered WWII in the early part of the conflict and saw service in the European Theater. He participated in the Battle of the Bulge.
Mr. Moore became a teller when First State Bank was organized in 1946 and later was elevated to vice president and cashier.
"He was one of our finest officers," Thomas G. Wilson, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the bank, said. "Everyone loved him. I classed him as one of the best bank loan officers in Arkansas."
Mr. Moore was a member of the Church of Christ.
He married the former Guyla Scott in 1941 and she survives.
Survivors other than his wife and parents are a brother, Oscar S. Moore of Memphis, Tenn., and a sister, Mrs. Laverne Caplinger of Hampton.
McNutt Funeral Home will announce arrangements.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Sat., 03 Jan 1976
ROGERS C. MOORE
Funeral services were conducted this afternoon at McNutt Chapel for Rogers C. Moore, 63, of Vilonia, whose death occurred Friday. The Rev. Britt Cordell, pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church, officiated. Burial was in Vilonia Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Thomas G. Wilson, B.J. Daugherty, Louis Stell, Edwin H. Floyd, Raymond L. Price, and O.B. Weatherford.
Mr. Moore was senior vice president and cashier of First State Bank & Trust Co.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Mon., 26 Apr 1965
ELCY MORRIS OF CENTERVILLE COMMUNITY DIES
Elcy Morris, 69, of the Centerville community, near Greenbrier, died Sunday (April 25, 1965) at Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Morris was born at Enola April 15, 1896, and he lived in Faulkner County all his life. He was a retired farmer and a member of Centerville Methodist Church.
He is survived by a half-brother, Ambrose Morris of Enola, and a half-sister, Mrs. Savannah DeBoser of Beebe.
Funeral was held this afternoon at Centerville Methodist Church by the Rev. Charles Nance. Burial was in McNew Cemetery by McNutt Funeral Home.
--from the Log Cabin Democrat, Sat., 28 Dec 1963
L.A. MUNN, 79, DIES FOLLOWING HEART ATTACK
Lois Alberda Munn, 79, of Conway, died Friday (December 27, 1963) at Memorial Hospital. Death followed a heart attack he suffered at his home, 1132 Davis Street, Thursday night.
Mr. Munn was a retired farmer and a former Conway police officer.
He returned to Conway in 1963 after living at Texarkana several years. He formerly lived in the Hamlet community east of Conway. He was a native of Faulkner County, a son of James C. Munn and Ellen Munn. He was a member of the First Methodist Church of Conway.
Mr. Munn married the former Una Hazel on December 12, 1904, and she survives.
Also surviving are four sons, Jess A. Munn of Texarkana, L. Mark Munn of Peoria, Ill., S.M. Langley of Little Rock, and E.J. Langley of Memphis, Tenn.; a brother, V.W. Munn of Centerville, Iowa; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pence's Chapel by the Rev. Raymond W. Fisher. Burial will be at Crestlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
Active pallbearers are to include Carman Hazel, Jim Hazel, Raymond Hazel, Leroy Hazel, Euel Hazel, and Quinn Hazel.