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Cambron, Rosalee Agnes
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Jan. 27, 1908 - Oct. 28, 1991
Rosalee Agnes Cambron, 83, of Lockesburg, Ark. died Monday, Oct 28, 1991 in a DeQueen nursing home. Mrs. Cambron was born Jan. 27, 1908 in Lockesburg. She was retired from the Lockesburg Public School food service and a member of the Kingaree Chapel Church near Lockesburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Cambron, who died Nove. 5, 1959. Surviviors include one daughter, Clarine Mutton of Jacksonville, Ark.; Her mother, Chanie Christian of DeQueen; three grandsons, Daryl Mutton and Doug Mutton of Jacksonville and Sam Mutton of Sherwood, Ark.; one sister Ruby Sherman of Omaha, Neb.; and one great grandchild. Services will be 2 p.m. today at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. J.R. Callicott officiating. Burial will be in Bellville Cemetery near Lockesburg.


Cambron, Sam
Nov. 3, 1893 - Nov. 5, 1959
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Sam Cambron, 66 farmer and resident of near Lockesburg, died unexpectedly at his home at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, following a heart attack. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 at Lockesburg Methodist church with Rev. Vernon Bradley officiating. burial will be in Bellville cemetery directed by Wilkerson Funeral Home. Born Nov. 3, 1893, he was a native of Hempstead county, but had lived in Sevier county for a number of years. He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Clarine Mutton, North Little Rock; one brother, Dewey Cambron, Oklahoma City and one grandchild.


Cannon, Benjamin
JJan. 13, 1880 - Feb. 18, 1965
Submitted by: Jodie Wyatt
BENJAMIN E. CANNON, RETIRED RAILROAD EMPLOYEE, DIES Benjamin Ed Cannon, 85, resident of 513 West Stilwell, died at 1:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 in a De Queen hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday Feb. 21 at Wilkerson Funeral chapel with Rev. C. V. Thompson officiating. Burial was in Gillham cemetery. Born Jan. 13, 1880 in Prescott, he was a retired road master and track foreman for the Texas Pacific Railway. A member of the Rose Hill Baptist church, he had lived in DeQueen for many years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Cannon of Andrews, Tex.; one daughter, Mrs. Grace Holman, Andrews; one brother, J. H. Cannon of Bishop, Tex.; two sisters, Mrs. Dora C. Banski and Mrs. Rose Eaton of De Queen; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were L. D. Wilson, Minor Millwee, J. W. Lipscomb, Dale Jones, Jack Kinsey and Ben Staggs.


Cannon, Charles
8/14/1926--11/15/98
Texarkans Gazette 11/17/98
De QUEEN, Ark.-Charles Edward Cannon, 72, of De Queen died Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998, in a Texarkana health care center. Mr. Cannon was born Aug. 14, 1926, in De Queen. He was retired from Campbell-Taggart Inc., a Baptist, a Mason and a veteran. Survivors include his wife, Barbara T. Cannon; two brothers, Sidney Cannon of De Queen and James Cannon of Lockesburg, Ark.; two sisters, Verna Mae Smith of Cedar Hill, Texas, and Magel House of De Queen; and a number of nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. today at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tim Brown officiating. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Grove Hill Funeral Home Chapel, Dallas. Burial will be in Grove Hill Cemetery.


Capps, Emerson E.

Submitted by: Chris Nelson
4 May 1839-2 Sep 1905
DeQueen Bee 8 Sep 1905
Emerson Eldridge Capps
Emerson E. Capps, an old and respected citizen living near DeQueen, died Saturday night after a few days illness. Congestion was the immediate cause of his death. Mr. Capps was 68 years old and had spent about 50 years of that time in the Western part of Sevier County. He bore an excellent reputation as a law-abiding citizen. The remains were buried Sunday afternoon at the Chapel Hill Cemetery. He left a widow and five sons, all of whom were present at his burial except one son, who lives in Texas.


Carroll, John H.
Submitted by: Barbara Butler
JOHN H. CARROLL OF HORATIO dies here Feb. 25, 1973 John Henry Carroll, aged 65, resident of Horatio, died at 8:45 a.m. Sunday Feb. 25, 1973 in the De Queen general Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, at Wilkerson Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Raymond Goodwin and Rev. Ednel Gibbons officiating. Burial will be in Lockesburg Cemetery. A life-long resident of Sevier County, he was born May 13, 1907 and was a member of the Baptist Church. He was a planer foreman. Survivors include his wife, Edith Carroll, Horatio, one son, Kenneth Carroll, Little Rock; one daughter, Mrs. Barbara Jones, Washington, AR; one brother, Mike Carroll, Sutherland, VA; four sisters, Mrs. Ella Gore and Mrs. Nancy Logan both of De Queen, Mrs. Claudia Wester of Flagstaff, Ariz., and Mrs. Alice Bland, Yuba, Calif; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.


Carver, Curtis Wingo
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Curtis Wingo Carver ,73, of De Queen, died Monday in a local hospital of natural causes. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Harold Rogers and Joe Denton officiating. Burial will be in Ben Lomond Cemetery, Ben Lomand, Ark. Mr. Carver was born May 13, 1913,at Ben Lomond. He was a retired oil distributor, veteran of World War II and a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Doris Latimer Carver of DeQueen; one son, Curtis Wayne Carver of Horatio, Ark.; two daughters, Lygia Mayton and Mellissia McKinney, both of DeQueen; three sisters, Stella Pepper of Texarkana, Alvie Leather of Ben Lomond and Vallee Hensley of Ashdown, Ark; and three grandchildren.


Carver, Mrs Doris Latimer
8/14/1926--11/15/98
DeQueen Bee, June 3, 1999
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Mrs. Doris Latimer Carver aged 85, resident of De Queen, died Tuesday June 1, 1999 in Sevier Health Care in De Queen. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 3, in Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Fish officiating. Burial will follow in Ben Lomond Cemetery. She was born Feb. 20, 2924 in Lockesburg; was the former owner of Dorine's Beauty Shop; and was a member of First United Methodist Church of De Queen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Carver, in 1986. She is survived by one son, Curtis Wayne Carver of Little River Club; two daughters, Lygia Autry of Little River Club; Melissa Chaffin of Texarkana ; four sisters, Elizabeth Bartee of La Mariad, Calif., Avis Graves of Lockesburg, Grace Bell of Hope, and Willie Jim Millwee of De Queen ; three granddaughters; and a number of nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of De Queen or to the Ben Lomand Cemetery Fund.


Casey, Willburn
2/14/1943--11/15/98
texarkans Gazette 11/17/98
De QUEEN, Ark.-Willburn Kenneth "Bill" Casey, 55, of De Queen died Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998, in a Texarkana health care center. Mr. Casey was born Feb. 14, 1943, in Cleveland, Texas. He was a truck driver and attended Beacon Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Cassady Casey of De Queen; three daughters, Janet Casey of Hatfield, Ark., Tonia Broach of Cove, Ark., and Barbara Wyatt of De Queen; four brothers, Barto Casey and Douglas Casey of Cove, Daniel Casey of Elkins, Ark., and James Clinton Casey of Mexico; two sisters, Mary Jobe of Cove and Clara Sterken of Dunnellow, Fla.; three grandsons, Matthew Broach, Daniel Casey and Joshua Broach; and a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Beacon Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church with Don Fortner officiating. Burial will be in Beacon Hill Cemetery under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


Chandler, Harmon
Submitted by: Rebecca Ramsey
DIERKS - Graveside services are schedules at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17 (2000) in the Green Plains Cemetery for Harmon CHANDLER, Jr., 71. James McRAE will officiate, and buried will be directed by Wilkerson Funeral Home. Mr. Chandler was born April 10, 1929 in the Green Plains community in Howard County, son of Harmon, Sr., and Addie Lea CLARK CHANDLER. He died Saturday, Oct 14, 2000 in a Texarkana hospital. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, a farmer and a member of the Dierks Church of Christ. Survivors include: his wife, Lucille WALTERS Chandler of Dierks; four daughters, Dana TURNER of Dierks, Lisa CHANDLER of Nashville, Nita MOORE of Dierks and Terri GREEN of Nashville; a sister Kathryn KIRBY of Umpire; five grandchildren; on great-grandchild; and a number of nieces and nephews. Viewing will be at the funeral home in Dierks.


Childress, Mrs. Lois Dempsey
Submitted by: gnbf@tampabay.rr.com
Mrs. Lois Dempsey Childress, 77, 4507 Cedar St., Pascagoula, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 1977, at Plaza Nursing Home. Mrs. Childress was born April 5, 1900, in Eagle Town, Ark., and has been a resident of Pascagoula for five years. She was a retired teacher, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the Parkview Baptist Church in Shreveport. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Joe (Katheryn Louise) Webb, Pascagoula, Mrs. Bill (Nelda Sue) Lyle, Texarkana, Ark., and Mrs. David (Katheryn Virginia) Crews, Ferriday, La.; one sone, Donald Ewing Childress, Prineville, Ore.; three sisters, Mrs. Elsie Jane Swain, Marion, Kan., Mrs. Allie Mae Crowder, Lubbock, Tex., and Mrs. Geraldine Hamilton, Prineville, Ore.; four brothers, T.T. Johnson, Horatio, Ark., Pompey Johnson, De Queen, Ark., Robert H. Johnson, San Bernardino, Calif., and Harris Johnson, Medford, Ore. Friends may call tonight, Oct 31, at Holder-Wells Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m. The Rev. Clark McMurray will conduct prayer services at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 10:30 a.m. from the Bethal Baptist Church in Texarkana, Ark. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. If friends prefer, donations may be made to the Baptist Foreign Mission Offering. Arrangements by Holder-Wells Funeral Home. Lois Dempsey Johnson, 31 Oct 1977, Jackson Co., MS (Pascagoula). Pascagoula News, page 13, column 3. Photocopy in possession.


Clay, Mrs. Zella Lorena Sharp
Sept. 22, 1894 - Dec. 6, 1983
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Mrs. Zella Lorena Sharp Clay, aged 89, resident of Lockesburg died Tuesday, Dec. 6 at her home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 in Kingree chapel with Rev. Davis Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Kingree cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson. She was born Sept. 22, 1894 at Lockesburg. She was the widow of Fred Lester Clay and a member of the Methodist church. She is survived by four sons, Thurman H. Clay, Houston, Doyle Clay, Wilmington, Calif., Fred O. Clay, LaPlace, La., and James R. Clay, Crestview, Fla.; one daughter, Mrs. Agnes Harris of Lockesburg; 13 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.


Cobb, C.L. ( Jack )
June 20, 1894 - Dec. 7, 1969
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
C.L. ( Jack ) Cobb, aged 75, retired resident of 811 W. Wallace, died at 1:45 p.m.Sunday, Dec. 7 in De Queen General hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wilkerson Funeral chapel with Rev. Cecil Tate officiating. Burial will be in Redmen cemetery. He was born June 20, 1894 at Lockesburg and was a member of the First Presbyterian church of De Queen. Survivors include his wife, one son, Luther W. Cobb of Houston; two daughters, Mrs. Bill Walker of De Queen and Mrs. Alvin Tooke, Raceland, La.; three brothers, Rufus and Sam Cobb, Ashdown, and Ralph Cobb, Horatio; one sister, Mrs. W.E. Baker, McAllister, Okla.; six granchildren and four great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian church in De Queen. Pallbearers will be Arlis Harris, Floy Cantlon, Vic Ivy, Word Brookes, Don Allison and Earl McVay


Collier, George Thomas
Submitted by: Willa Dean Collier Griffin
George Thomas Collier, 74 died June 19, 1952 in a local hospital. He was born March 21, 1878 in Prentiss Co. Ms. Mr. Collier is survived by two sons; George Chester Collier and William Henry Collier of Lovington, N.M. one daughter; Mrs. Lena Stubbs, a daughter-in law, Edrie Collier,both of DeQueen, three brothers;Jeff Collier and Bill Collier of Jacksboro, Tx and John Collier of San Antonio, Tx. four sisters, Fannie Adams, Jessie Bohannon and Annie Jonas of Jacksboro, Tx and Mary Jane Miller of Ft. Worth, Tx. Mr. Collier had seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery under direction of Geyer Funeral Home of Mena, Ar.


Collier, Thomas Oscar
Submitted by: Willa Dean Collier Griffin
Thomas Oscar Collier, 57, of DeQueen died Thursday, December 30, 1993. Mr. Collier was born September 26, 1936 in DeQueen, Sevier Co. Ar. He was survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Willa Dean and Paul D. Griffin of Alvin, Texas, his sister and brother-in law Stella and Raymond Gallaher of Ashdown, Ar. Services were Monday at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Redmen Cemetery.


Collins, Frances
Submitted by: pmallory@houston.rr.com
Mrs. France Collins Taken By Death
Mrs. Frances Ellen Steel Collins, 83 died at her home in De Queen early Monday morning, Sept. 27 (transcriber's note: 1943), following an illness of several weeks. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Wilkerson Chapel, the Rev. J. B. Green officiating and burial was in Redmen (transcriber's note: Redman) cemetery under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. Mrs. Collins was born at Paraclifta, first country seat of Sevier, on April 14, 1860 and had spent her entire life here. She was the daughter of Thomas George Steel, early minister and lawyer, and Phoebe Turrentine Steel. She was the last surviving member of the family which had included two judges, A. C. Steel, and James S. Steel, and two ministers, the Rev. W. A. Steel and the Rev. E. R. Stee, all of whom were prominent in their respective fields. Another child of the family was the late Mrs. Alice Park. Mrs. Collins was a member of the Presbyterian church and a past regent of the local Daughters of the American Revolution chapter. She was active in social and church circles in Sevier ocunty (sic) throughout her lifetime. She was married to Walter Henry Collins, pioneer banker and lawyer of the county, on Dec. 24, 1884. He died in 1916. Surviving are two sons, Abe Collins, lawyer and banker of De Queen and Henry Collins of Pierre, South Dakota; three daughters, Mrs. E. R. Moon, San Antonio, Texas, Mrs. Virgil Evans, Hot Springs, and Mrs. Allen Rice of Little Rock. Five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive. Active pallbearers for the funeral were R. P. Mitchell, J. G. Moore, Donald Knight, W. T. Lamb, Dr. C. C. Thompson, E. K. Edwards, J. M. Thompson, E. K. Edwards, J. M. Thompson, and C. L. Leighton.


Conatser, Roy Edward
Submitted by: Tom Jones
Roy Edward Conatser, 86, of Horatio, Ark., died Saturday, March 27, 1999, in a Texarkana hospital. Mr. Conatser was born April 6, 1912, in Horatio. He was retired from Reed International, a member of Kilgore, Texas, First Baptist Church and a Mason. He was preceded in death by his wife, Velma James Conatser. Survivors include two daughters, Eleanor Conatser Hendrie of Lubbock, Texas, and Sue Jackson of Avery, Texas; one sister, May Park Holliday of Prineville, Ore.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. today at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Wesley Blankenship and Grant Groves officiating. Burial with Masonic rites will be in Millwee Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Bellville Masonic Lodge Scholarship Fund, Lockesburg, Ark., or Melanie Sturdivant Memorial Scholarship Fund, Avery High School.


Cooper, Jack
1/31/1915--9/19/1998
Texarkana Gazette September 22, 1998
De QUEEN, Ark. Jack Peckham Cooper, 83, of Horatio, Ark., died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, in a De Queen hospital. Mr. Cooper was born Jan. 31, 1915, in Tampico, Ill. He was a farmer and member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Idabel, Okla. Survivors include his wife, Jennie Cooper of Horatio; and one sister-in-law, Delra Hughes of Horatio. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in Horatio Cemetery with Jim McKendrick officiating. Burial will be under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home


Corley, James Marlin
May 22, 1912 - May 22, 1912
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
James Marlin Corley, aged 62, resident of Nash, Tex., the past 22 years, died at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, in a Dallas hospital.Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, at the Boze-Mitchell Funeral Home chapel with Rev. John McDaniels, pastor of Ferris Heights United Methodist church and Rev. Gene Allen officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Burial Park. He was born May 22, 1912 in Lockesburg, was a retired employee of Central Freight Lines, a veteran of World War II and a member of the United Methodist church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Amelia Williams Corley; six brothers, Elbert Corley of Forreston, Tex., Ed Corley, De Queen; Robert Corley, Azle, Tex., Marvin and Jesse Corley, both of Waco, Tex., and Clay Corley of Spiro, Okla.; two sisters, Mrs. Ida Sweeney of Waxahachie, Tex., and Mrs. Ada Williams of Fort Worth; several nieces and nephews.


Coulter, C.P.
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
( Special to Texarkana Gazette December 1930 )
Funeral services for C.P. Coulter, 70, pioneer resident of Lockesburg, who died at his home here, were held at the family home with Rev. Earl Lewis officiating. burial was in the Lockesburg cemetery.
Mr. Coulter is survived by his wife, two daughters, Miss Annie Quinn Coulter and Miss Luneil Coulter of Euroa; and 10 sons, John , of Ashdown, Dave of Little Rock, Tom, of Hope, Charlie, of El Dorado, Rae, of New York City, Edward, of Springfiled, Mo.,and Murf, Rufus, Nathan and Joe Coulter, of Lockesburg.


Coulter, James W.
Nov. 13, 1919 - July 28, 1997
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Word has been received of the death of James W. Coulter, aged 77, resident of Kremmling, Colo., who died Monday, July 28, 1997. A memorial service was held Friday, Aug. 1 at the Kremmling Community Church. He was born Nov. 13, 1919 in Lockesburg; was employed as a saw mill foreman; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a machinist's mate 1st class; was a member of Kremmling Community Church, the VFW, the Masonic Lodge, the Kremmling Fire Department having served as chief; and a former Kremmling Town Board member and former mayor. He was preceded in death by his wife, Orlon Verlie Smith Coulter, on May 19, 1993. He is survived by two daughters, Jane Labounty of Paonia, Colo., and Nancy Coulter of Denver, Colo; one brother, Richard Coulter of Daingerfield, Tex.; and four grandchildren.


Coulter, Mrs. Pearl Smith
The DeQueen Bee, Thursday,March 25, 1999
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Tom Jones
Mrs. Pearl Smith Coulter, former teacher, librarian, and principal at Lockesburg High School died Wednesday, March 17, 1999 at the age of 96. Mrs. Coulter was born August 4, 1902, in Quannah, Texas. Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. Wyatt Coleman Smith. In 1950, Mrs. Coulter and two of her children graduated from Henderson Teachers College. At this time, she was named Henderson's Mother of the Year. During her thirty-plus years in education, she was sponsor of the Pearl Coulter Future Teacher's Association, Junior Class Sponsor, and Counselor. She served as president of the Sevier County Teachers' Association three different terms, and held various positions on county and state committees. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a life member of the P.T.A., a charter member of the Lockesburg Garden Club, and the Sevier County Historical Society. When Mrs. Coulter retired from teaching in 1970, the students dedicated the high school year book to her with the following statement: " To Mrs. Tom Coulter, principal and teacher, who for many years has given unselfishly of her time and work to better the lives of the students of Lockesburg High School. Never has she been too busy to stop and talk over any problem with any student. Never has she failed to give what advice and help that she could to any that needed it." She was preceded in death by her husband, Judge Tom S. Coulter and her only son, Tom Smith Coulter. She is survived by five daughters: Ida Margaret Stone of Lockesburg, Carolyn Kueteman of LaMarque, Texas, Betty Henderson of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Myra Clay of Lockesburg, Arkansas, and Cinty Hale of De Queen; and a daughter-in-law; Ann Coulter of Cary, North Carolina; sixteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 20, 1999, at the First United Methodist Church in Lockesburg, Arkansas with Revs. Dick and Arlene Pickett and J.R. Calicott officiating. Burial followed at the Coulter Memorial Cemetery in Lockesburg. Pallbearers were Mrs. Coulters' nephews: Billy Coulter, Burton Coulter, Don Coulter, Joe Steele Coulter, Johnny Coulter, and Nate Coulter. Her grandsons served as Honorary pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, memorials were to be made to the Pearl S. Coulter Memorial Schoolarship at the Bank of Lockesburg.


Coulter, R.M. " Dick "
May 4, 1997 - May 22, 1922
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
R.M. " Dick " Coulter, 75, of Daingerfield died Saturday, Oct. 4, 1997, in Texarkana. Mr. Coulter was born May 22, 1922, in Lockesburg, Ark. He was retired from Lone Star Steel, member of First United Methodist Church and the 3rd Marine Division Association and a veteran of World War II. Surviviors include his wife, Charlina Coulter of Daingerfield; one son, Richard Murphy Coulter of Austin; one daughter, Beth Coulter of Dallas; one brother, Billy Coulter of Lockesburg, Ark.; two brothers-in-law and three sisters-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Dwight Dodson of Fayetteville, Ark., Dr. and Mrs. Terry McGhee of Bethlehem, Pa., and Mary Coulter of Lockesburg; one granddaughter, Caraline Coulter of Austin; and a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be 10 a.m. today at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lynn Parker officiating. Burial will be 2 p.m. in Coulter Cemetery, Lockesburg, under direction of Nail-Haggard Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church Children's Building Fund or a favorite charity.


Coulter, Tom S.
August 21, 1896 - Jan. 12, 1969
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Tom S. Coulter, aged 73, resident of Lockesburg and former judge of Sevier county, died at 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12 shortly after being admitted to De Queen General Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14 at Lockesburg Methodist church with the Rev. J.R. Callicott officiating. Burial was in Coulter Memorial gardens of Lockesburg cemetery. A native of Lockesburg, he was born Aug. 21, 1896. He was a member of the official board of Lockesburg Methodist church and a veteran of World War I, during which time he served six years with the Army Corps of Engineers. He was elected county judge of Sevier county in 1952 and served through 1968. He also served as highway construction superintendent of work in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.he was a member and former president of the Lions club of Lockesburg. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Pearl Smith Coulter; one son, Tom Smith Coulter of De Queen; five daughters, Mrs. Chuck Stone and Mrs. Wayne Clay of Lockesburg, Mrs. Herman Keuteman, La Marque, Tex., Mrs. Bill Henderson of Hot Springs and Mrs. Larry Hale of De Queen; three brothers, C.P. Coulter, El Dorado, Ray Coulter, Pine Bluff, Joe Coulter of Clinton, Iowa; two sisters, Mrs. James Walton, Pine Bluff and Mrs. J.C. Dilday of Little Rock; 13 grand-children. Pallbearers were nephews of the deceased, James, Richard, Billy, Burton, Ervin and Don Coulter. Honorary pallbearers will be member of the official board of Lockesburg Methodist church.


Coulter, Tom Smith
Sept. 21, 1927 - March 21, 1997
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Tom Smith Coulter, 69, of Cary, N.C., died Friday March 21, 1997. Mr. Coulter was born Sept. 21, 1927, in Lockesburg, Ark. He was retired from Weyerhaeuser in Moncure, N.C., member of the United Methodist Church and a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Laurel Ann Coulter of Cary; one son, Tom Ezell Coulter of Appleton, Wis.; two daughters, Laurie Kaye Garcia of Germantown, Md., and Lizabeth Ann Weast of Durham, N.C,; his mother, Pearl Coulter of De Queen; five sisters, Ida Margaret Stone and Myra Clay of Lockesburg, Carolyn Kueteman of La Marque, Texas, Betty Henderson of Hot Sprins, Ark., and Cindy Hale of De Queen; eight grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Lockesburg United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Coulter Memorial Gardens under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. Visitation will be 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Jimmy " V " Foundation, 1-800-454-6698, 120 Walnut St., 2nd Flood, Cary, N.C. 27511.


Craig, Grace Augusta (Miller)
Submitted by: Roy Jones
Mrs. Grace Miller aged 86, resident of Rt. 3, DeQueen, died Monday
Sept. 4, 1978, in DeQueen Hospital following several weeks illness. Funeral will be held at 2PM Thursday, Sept. 7, in Wilkerson funeral chapel with burial in Redmen Cemetery. She was born Jan. 10, 1982 in Quitman, Tx, was the widow of Henry M. Craig Sr. and a member of the Methodist church. Survivers include four sons, Chester and Roy Graig, DeQueen, Henry Craig Jr. and Clovis Craig, both of Bossier City, La.; four daughters, Mrs. Helen
Long, Newcastle, Ok., Mrs. Jewell Ward, Mrs. Lucille Whitley, Mrs. Blanche
Willoughby DeQueen and one brother, Julius Miller, Texarkana, 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.


Crisp, C.D.
De Queen Daily Citizen, 11/24/1997

C.D. Crisp, aged 73, resident of Dierks, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 1997 in Howard County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov.24 in First Baptist Church of Dierks with Rev David Blase and Rev. Larry Hobbs officiating. Burial followed in Sunshine Cemetery 'Under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral' Home of De Queen. He was a retired employee of Weyerhaeuser Company, a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army; and a member of Missionary Baptist Church in Murfreesboro;. He is survived by his wife, Vida V. Hobbs Crisp of Dierks; one son, David Crisp of Elk City, Okla.; one step-son, Stephen Kesterson of Murfreesboro; one step-daughter, Theresa Chaney of Pensacola, Fla.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.


Crist, Herbert H.
March 18, 1885 - March 17, 1957
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Herbert H. Crist, 72, well-known resident of Belleville community died in a local hospital Friday, March 15 at 8:55 a.m. Funeral services and interment will be held at the Belleville church and cemetery Sunday, March 17 at 2 p.m. Crist was born March 13, 1885 in Higginville, Mo. and had been a resident of Sevier county for a number of years. he was a member of the Methodist church. Survivors include his widow; one son, Emmett H. Crist of Houston, Tex.; one daughter, Mrs. R.B. Jones of Marco, Calif.; one step-son, Donnel B. Smith of Amarillo, Tex.; one step-daughter, Mrs. Dossie Hill of Benjamin, Tex.; three sisters, Mrs. Verna Woodside of Oakland, Calif, Mrs. Bert Vannoy and Mrs. Ethel Black; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.


Culp, Mary Ellington
DeQueen Bee
Mrs. Mary Ellington Culp, age 97, resident of Lockesburg, died Sunday, May 5, 2002 in Sevier Health Care Nursing Home. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 in First United Methodist Church of Lockesburg with Rev. J.R. Callicott and Rev. Sue Trexler officiating. Burial followed in Lockesburg Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home of De Queen. She was born Oct. 30, 1904 at Lockesburg; was a retired anesthetist; and a member of First United Methodist Church of Lockesburg. She is survived by her many friends in the Lockesburg area. Mary was preceded in death by her father, her mother "Kitty" of Lockesburg, and her brother Earl D. Arnold. She was a sister-in-law of the late Louise Vaughan Arnold, also of Lockesburg


Crunk, William Oliver "Bill"
Jan. 16, 1916 - May 15, 1996
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
William Oliver " Bill " Crunk, 80 of Nash, Texas died Wednesday, May 15, 1996, from injuries received in an accident. Mr. Crunk was born Jan. 16, 1916, in Horatio, Ark. He was retired from Red River Army Depot, a member of First Baptist Church, Nash, Builders Sunday School Class and Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 51, and an Army veteran of world War II. Survivors include his wife, Frances Zachry Crunk of Nash; one daughter, Betty Janszen of Palacios, Texas; four brothers, Charles Crunk of Texarkana, James Crunk of Nash and Robert Crunk and Calvin Crunk of Dallas, Texas; five sisters, Ruby Roland of Gray, Texas, Amy McWhorter of Lockesburg, Ark., Emma Crunk of Nash, Virginia Kirsch of Fred, Texass, and Ida Mae Nutt of Carthage, Ark.; two grand-children; and a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, Nash, with the Rev. Ed Eaton officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home. The family will be at 715 S. Kings Highway, Nash. Memorials may be made to the building fund or the furniture fund at First Baptist Church, 500 E. New Boston Road, Nash, Texas 75569


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