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Hale, Floyd C.
The Seminole OK Producer 6-1-1999
born: 5-6-1916 in Dierks, Howard, ARK
died: 5-27-1999 in Oklahoma City, OK
buried: Resthaven Memorial Gardens near Seminole, OK
Parents: Philips and Myrtle (Jackson) HALE, dec'd
Spouse: Mildred Louise Hale, d. 10-16-1995 (m. 12-31-1978)
Survived by:
Son: Chris Hale of Maud, Pottawatomie, OK
Son: Richard BATEMAN of Seminole, OK
Son: John Bateman of Shawnee, OK
Son: Mel Bateman of Phoenix, AZ


Hale, Reese
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
DeQueen, Ark- Reese Hale 74, of Lockesburg, Ark. died Tuesday in a DeQueen hospital of natural causes. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, Lockesburg, with the Revs. Charles Rishell and J.R. Callicott officiating. Burial will be in Lockesburg Cemetery under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. Mr. Hale was born March 13, 1912, at Lockesburg. He was a retired rancher, charter member of Lockesburg Lions Club, former member of Lockesburg School Board, and First United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Naomi Revels Hale of Lockesburg: two sons, Ronald Hale of Bryan, Texas and Larry Hale of DeQueen; one daughter Janice Barbo of Espanola, N.M., one brother Walter Hale of Houston ,Texas; two sisters, Estaline Jessie of Broken Bow, Okla. and Mary Armstrong of Vailiant, Okla.: and ten grandchildren.


Hall, Karol
7/4/1959--9/16/1998
Texarkana Gazette; 9 /17/1998
De QUEEN, Ark.-Karol Lynn Sprayberry Hall, 39, of Gillham, Ark., died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1998, in a local medical center. Mrs. Hall was born July 4, 1959, in De Queen. She was a nurse, a homemaker and member of Cove, Ark., Pentecostal Church. Survivors include her husband, Larry C. Hall of Gillham; three sons, Charles Hall, David Hall and Steven Davis of Gillham; one daughter, Kelli Hall of Gillham; one stepson, Ricky Hall of Gillham; one stepdaughter, Anita Caudle of Horatio, Ark.; her mother and stepfather, Thelma and John Vance of Grannis, Ark.; one brother, Fay Ahrens of De Queen; two sisters, Kim Parks of Wickes, Ark., and Deborah Melton of Grannis; two grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today in Millcreek Cemetery with Benny Parks officiating. Burial will be under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


Hames, Feb
2/29/1920--11/20/1998
Texarkana Gazette: 10/22/98
De QUEEN, Ark.-Feb Hollis Hames, 78, of De Queen died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1998, in Houston. Mr. Hames was born Feb. 29, 1920, in Hanna, Okla. He was retired from Armco Steel and a Baptist. Survivors include two sons, Hollis G. Hames of New York City and Kevin H. Hames of Houston; two daughters, Carolyn Iris Bartlett of New York and Holly Ann Hay of Houston; six grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today in Old Center Cemetery with the Rev. Wesley Blankenship and Jack Jones officiating. Burial will be under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


Hampson, Leonard A.
July 26, 1908 - July 22, 1972
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Leonard A. Hampson, aged 64, resident of Lockesburg, died at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 22 in De Queen General hospital from and apparent heart attack suffered earlier. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at Lockesburg Methodist church with Rev. J.R. Callcott officiating. Burial will be in Lockesburg cemetery. He was born July 26, 1908 at De Queen and was a member of the Methodist church. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Frances Norwood Hampson; one son, Leonard L. Hampson, Little Rock; his mother , Mrs. W.F. Hampson, Vidor, Tex.: two sisters, Mrs. Clovis J.Vincent, Vidor and Mrs. Weldon Putty, De Queen; two grandsons, Kevin and Carson Hampson. Pallbearers will be Buster Hargrove, Bennie Harrison, Dewayne Houser, Tommy Williams, Jim Lea and Hyder Shull.


Hampson, Mary Frances Norwood
March 19, 1905 - Sept. 2, 1994
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Mary Frances Norwood Hampson, 89, of Lockesburg, Ark., died Friday Sept. 2, 1994 ,in a Little Rock, Ark., care center. Mrs. Hampson was born March 19, 1905, in Lockesburg. She was a homemaker and member of United Methodist Church of Lockesburg, United Methodist Women Circle and Lockesburg Garden Club. She was preceded indeath by her husband, Leonard Hampson, who died July 22, 1973, and one son, Leonard L. Hampson, who died March 14, 1989. Survivors include one daughter-in-law, Wanda Carson of Little Rock; two grandsons, Kevin Hampson of San Antonio, Texas, and Carson Hampson of Little Rock; and one great-grandchild, Chloe Hampson of San Antonio. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday in Lockesburg Cemetery with the Rev. J.R. Callicott officiating. burial under direction of Wilkerson Funeral home. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.


Hargrove, Gladys Crawford
Aug. 7, 1909 - April 22, 1997
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Gladys Crawford Hargrove, 87 of Ben Lomond, Ark., died Tuesday, April 22, 1997, in a Texarkana hospital. Mrs. Hargrove was born Aug. 7, 1909, in Ben Lomand. She was a retired schoolteacher, retired director of Arkansas Department of Human Services, owner of Cash and Carry Grocery and member of First United Methodist Church, Ben Lomond. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Edgar Hargrove, in 1974. Surviviors include one brother, Jack Crawford Jr. of Ashdown, Ark.; one sister-in-law, Ruby Crawford of Texarkana, and a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, Ben Lomond, with the Revs. Buddy Mills and William Guy Roberts officiating. Burial will be in Ben Lonond Cemetery under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


Harper, Ora Shipman
DeQueen Daily Citizen, May 16, 1985
Submitted by: dwloganrd@aim.com
Mrs. Ora Mae Shipman Harper, aged 79, resident of League City, Tex. and formerly of Horatio, died Monday, May 6. Funeral was held Friday, May 10, in Jack Rowe Chapel in League City with Bro. Jack Pierce, pastor of the Friends Church in League City, officiating. She was born in 1906 in Horatio. Survivors include her husband, Clint Harper, League City; two sons, Wayne Harper of Praetoria, South Africa and Wendell Harper of Sugarland, Tex.; one daughter, Phyllis Harper, Voltaire, Tex.; one sister, Mrs. Vickie Williams, Dickinson, Tex.; one brother Hubert Shipman of DeSoto, Tex.


Harris, Edward A., Jr
Submitted by: Tom Jones
Edward A. Harris Jr., 81, of Oklahoma City died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, in Oklahoma City. Mr. Harris was born Feb. 27, 1918, in Polk County, Ark. He was a former employee of the De Queen City Water Department and a World War II Army veteran. Survivors include two brothers, Ernest Harris of Little Rock and Earl Harris of Olden, Texas. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday in Redmen Cemetery with the Rev. Oscar Ball officiating. Burial will be under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


Harris, James Everett
Submitted by: Tom Jones
James Everett Harris, aged 60, resident of Texarkana, Tex., died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9 in Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Nathan Hurst and Rev. Greg Henry officiating. Burial with military rites will be held at 12:30 p.m. in Gillham Cemetery at Gillham, Ark. He was born Aug. 17, 1938 in Lamar; was retired from the U.S. Air Force and a retired construction supervisor for United Built Homes; and attended Landmark Pentecostal Church. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Cooper Harris of Texarkana, Tex.; two daughters, Sherri Gibson of Friendship, Tex., and Jana Morgan of Whitehouse, Tex.; his parents, Arnold and Wilma Harris of Beggs, Okla.; three brothers, Gene Harris of Beggs, Okla., Richard Harris of Jenks, Okla., and Larry Harris of Tulsa, Okla.; one sister, Patricia Brusso of Madison, Ala.; three grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Texarkana, 803 Spruce St., Texarkana, Tex. 75501. The family will be at the Harris residence.


Harrison, F.J. ( Dock
Aug. 23, 1892 - Jan. 16, 1975
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
F.J. ( Dock ) Harrison, aged 82, retired resident of Lockesburg, died at 2:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, in De Queen General Hospital. Funeral was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, in Lockesburg Methodist church with Rev. J.R. Callicott and Rev. John Alston officiating. Burial was in Lockesburg cemetery under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. A lifelong resident of Sevier county, he was born Aug. 23, 1892, was a member of First United Methodist church of Lockesburg, a veteran of World War I and before retirement employed as a carpenter. Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Nellie Hanvey, Wichita Falls, Tex., Mrs. Omer Boatman, Fulton, and Mrs. Roy Tollett, Poteau, Okla.; a number of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were L.B. and Wayne Clay, Raymond Smith, V.R. Kerlin, Tommy Williams and harold Staggs.


Haynes, Lawrence Jr.
6/11/1924--10/4/1998
Texarkana Gazette; 11/7/1998
De QUEEN, Ark.--Lawrence Jesse Haynes Jr., 74, of Hatfield, Ark., died Sunday, Oct. 4, 1998, in a local health care center. Mr. Haynes was born June 11, 1924, in Texarkana, Texas. He was a retired electrician, a Baptist, and an Army veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Terrin Golden and Heather Hearron. Survivors include one son, Lawrence Wayne Haynes of Portland, Ore.; seven daughters, Phyllis Springer of Texarkana, Sarah Tipton of Atlanta, Texas, June Smith of Naples, Texas, Renee Haynes of Littleton, Colo., Robin Haynes of Spokane, Wash., Melody Hearron of Mount Pleasant, Texas, and Danna Golden of Cashiers, N.C.; two brothers, Cecil Haynes and Jesse Haynes of Texarkana; two sisters, Arvie Gross of Hatfield and Virginia Barker of Willis, Texas; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Six Mile Cemetery, Hatfield, with the Rev. Dillard Miller officiating. Burial will be under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


Hensley, Jessie Lee Ashley
Submitted by: ekeads@ipa.net
Jessie Lee Hensley, age 97, resident of Wynnewood, Oklahoma died Sunday, July 7, 2002 at her home. Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Thursday, July 11 in the Church of Christ at Wynnewood with Jason Bentley, minister, officiating. Burial followed in Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of DeArman-Wynnewood Funeral Home. She was born October 17, 1904 in De Queen to Foster Randolph and Oma Catherine Holder Ashley, and was a member of the Church of Christ. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter Hensley in 1981; three brothers, Boyd, Winfred and Lillard Ashley; and one sister, Madge Bettis. She is survived by three sons, Charles T. K. Westbrook, Barney Denzil Hensley, and Willis Dwight Hensley, all of Wynnewood, Okla.; two daughters, Lavada Westbrook McIntyre and Oletea Hensley Anai, both of Wynnewood, Okla.; four sisters, Hazel Krudwig, Gertie McCauley and Idell Peterson, all of De Queen, and Rachel Bettis of Mineral Wells, Texas.; 16 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.


Henson, Truman Victor
Submitted by: Tom Jones
Truman Victor Henson, aged 89, resident of De Queen, died Friday, Jan. 1, 1999 in Brookewood Nursing Center. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4 in Valley Cemetery with Horace Valentine officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. He was born May 31, 1909 in Konowa, Okla.; was an Army veteran of World War II; a retired farmer and rancher; and a Methodist. He is survived by his wife, Pearl Kiley Weaver Henson of De Queen; three sisters, Bessie Mae Watson of Odessa, Tex., Ollie Bell Robinson of Eunice, NM, and Imogene Teague of Hobart, Okla.; and a number of nieces and nephews.


Hicks, Loyd Sims
Submitted by: Ken Milam
Loyd Sims Hicks, age 84, resident of DeQueen, Arkansas died Tuesday, February 18, 1997. Funeral services were held Friday, February 21 at 10:00 AM in the Wilkerson Chapel with The Rev. Harold Brewer and Rev. Tim Brown officiating. He was born Wednesday, July 16, 1913, in Ada Oklahoma. He was a retired Polk County School Employee and a member of the Kern Heights Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife Genevieve Cook Hicks of DeQueen, one son Loyd Sims Hicks,Jr, DeQueen and two daughters; Donna Hicks Milam, Gainesville, Florida; Sherri Hicks Wall, Texarkana, Texas; one brother Phillip Hicks of Mission, Texas; 5 grandsons, 3 granddaughters and one great grandson. Burial was in the Witherspoon Cemetery at Vandervoort, Arkansas under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home


Higgins, Betty Jo Jewell
12/20/1949--8/24/1998
August 26, 1998 Texarkana Gazette
De QUEEN, Ark.-Betty Jo Jewell Higgins, 48, of Gillham, Ark., died Monday, Aug. 24, 1998, at her home. Mrs. Higgins was born Dec. 20, 1949, in Mena, Ark. She was an employee of Poulan Weedeater and a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Harold Deane Higgins of Gillham; one son, Harold Ryan Higgins of Gillham; one daughter, Christa Rana Higgins of Gillham; five brothers, Junior Jewell, Gerald Jewell and Robert Jewell of Cove, Ark., Johnny Jewell of Holly Springs, Miss., and Walter Jewell of Laramie, Wyo.; two sisters, Marie Ashcraft and May Smith of Cove; and a number of nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Thursday in Mineral Cemetery, Gillham, with Elder Raymond Leard officiating. Burial will be under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


Hill, Mrs. Floyd
DeQueen Bee August 1947
Mrs. Hiram Jones received word last week of the death of her sister
Mrs. Floyd Hill, who lived in Oregon. A gas stove exploded and caused
her death. Mrs. Hill will be remembered as Miss Edna Earles formerly of
DeQueen. She was the daughter of Mrs. Elmer Earls of Casa Grande, AZ.
She is survived by her husband and five children.


Hill, Lawrence
August 4, 1900 - August 24, 1977
Dierks Banner Thursday, Sept. 1, 1977
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Lawrence Hill, aged 77, prominent resident of the Provo community and a long-time office holder in Sevier County, was killed in a two vehicle accident Wednesday, August 24, on U.S. 70-71. Services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 26, at McHorse Church with Rev. Loyd Clark and Rev. Thomas Ray officiating. Burial was in the McHorse cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. Mr. Hill was born August 4, 1900 at Provo. He was a member of the McHorse Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Naomi Mattingley Hill; one son, David Hill of Texarkana; two daughters, Mrs. George Madenwald of Bryant, Ar. and Mrs. Robert Ehren of Paris, Ark.; four brothers, Lowell of Texarkana, Leonard of Mena, Virgil of Tulsa, Okla. and Rev.J.T. Hill of Provo; four sisters, Miss Willie Hill, Provo, Mrs. Hiram Keating, De Soto, Texas, Mrs. Cooley Jones, Dierks and Mrs. Martha Carrington, DeQueen; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.


Holman, Judge Jos.
Submitted by: Tom Holman
May 12, 1916, De Queen Bee newspaper article, page 1:
Judge Joseph Holman, one of the oldest and best known citizens of this section, passed away at the family residence in this city Monday evening at 8:30 o'clock at the advanced age of 81 years. The funeral was conducted from the residence of Judge J.T. Cowling Tuesday afternoon at 3:30, Rev. J.E. Brown, pastor of the Baptist church, having charge of the religious service. The burial service was conducted with the rites of Royal Arch Masonry of which he was a member of many years standing. A large concourse of friends followed the body to its last resting place. Judge Holman was stricken with complete paralysis on the left side in September, 1913, and since that time he has been confined to his room except at such times as was given to outings in his chair. Two weeks ago he began gradually to sink, and his death Monday evening was peaceful. Judge Holman was born in Garland County, Arkansas. He married Martha J. Wright 63 years ago, who still survives him and is 84 years of age. He is survived by three sons: T.B. Holman of Ashdown; E.O. Holman of Ontario, Cal.; G.W. Holman of Lockesburg; three daughters: Mrs. J.T. Cowling of this city; Mrs. G.D. Chewing of near this place, and Miss Florence Holman of this city. Judge Holman served throughout the Civil War as a Confederate soldier. He spent his greater life in Sevier county, where he was honored for eight years as county judge and for four years as representative. He served his country well and faithfully. He was a deacon of the Baptist church, and took an active in all religious work. He lived a life of usefulness crowned with the nobility of a great character.


Holt, Mrs. Inez Latimer
Oct. 15, 1900 - Dec. 10, 1968
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Mrs. Inez Latimer Holt, 69, resident of Pasadena, Tex., died Wed. at 10:30 a.m. at her home. She was born Oct. 15, 1900, in Lockesburg, Ark., and was a former resident of Sevier County, Ark. She was a member of the Westside Baptist Church in New Boston, Tex. Survivors include one son, James Holt of Pasadena; one daughter, Mrs. R.Q. Twitty of Pasadena; four sisters, Mrs. L.L. Shelly of Lockesburg, Mrs. J.B. Holt and Mrs. R.E. Needham both of De Queen, Mrs. Cephas Dellinger of Texarkana; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Bellville Church in Lockesburg with the Rev. Lloyd Goodwin and the Rev. Herbert Kesaner officiating. Burial will be at Bellville Cemetery.


Holt, James Blan
Feb. 12, 1897 - August 25, 1968
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
James Blan Holt, 78, of DeQueen, Ark., died at 6:55 a.m. Monday in De Queen General Hospital. Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Bellville Church with the Rev. Vernos Bass and the Rev. Dwight Curtis officiating. Burial will be in Bellville Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Service. He was a life long resident of Sevier County. He was born Feb. 12, 1897 at Lockesburg, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Gretchen Latimer Holt of De Queen, Ark.; two sons, James Bland Holt Jr. of Franklinville, N.Y., and Charles Wayne Holt of Little Rock, Ark.; two daughters, Mrs. Kathryn Hooker of Houston, Tex. and Mr. Maurine Davis of Vernon, Conn.; four sisters, Mrs. Miss Kate Holt and Mrs. Zaddie Latimer, both of De Queen, Ark. Mrs. Margaret Campbell of Durant, Okla., and Mrs. Rosalie Summers of Duncanville, Tex.; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.


Holt, James B. Jr.
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
JAMES B, Holt Jr., 77, of Sebring, died Dec. 5, 2003, in Sebring. Born in Ashdwon, Ark,. he moved from West Palm Beach in 1991 and later moved to Sebring. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, serving in World War II. He worked for Foster-Wheeler Limited, an overseas oil company, and Jack Harper Industries. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Leisure Lakes. Survivors include his wife, Eileen; daughters, Constance Smith of Little Valley, N.Y. and Melanie Murphy of Colorado Springs, Co.; sister, Maureen Davis of Granby, Ct.;brother Chuck Holt of Pine Bluff, Ark., seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Leisure Lakes with Pastor Don Roberts officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Leisure Lakes, 3135 School Circle, Lake Placid, Fl. 33852


Holt, Jessie James
Sept. 23, 1924 - May 13, 1995
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Jessie James Holt, 70, of Willis, Texas, died Saturday, May 13, 1995, in Willis, Tex, Mr. Holt was born Sept. 23, 1924 in Lockesburg, Ark. He was a Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife, Ellen Holt of Willis; three sons, Michael Holt of Spring, Texas, Carlton Holt of Houston, Texas, and Steve Holt of Odessa, Texas; one sister, Beatrice Twitty of Pasadena, Texas; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. today at Bellville Cemetery under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


Holt, William Bryon
Feb. 12, 1897 - August 25, 1968
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Willaim Bryan Holt, 71, of New Boston, Texas, died at 3 a.m. Sunday in a De Queen hospital. Holt was a native of Sevier County. He was born Feb. 12, 1897, at Lockesburg, Ark. He was a member of the Westside Baptist Church in New Boston and a World War I veteran. Holt was also a retired Red River Army Depot employee. His survivors include his widow; one son, James Holt, Pasadena, Texas; one daughter , Mrs. R.Q. Twitty, Pasadena, Texas; one twin brother, Bland Holt, De Queen; four sisters, Miss Kay Holt and Mrs. O.O. Latimer, both of De Queen, Mrs. Margret Campbell of Durant, Okla., and Mrs. Rosalie Summers, Duncanville, Texas; five grandsons. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m Tuesday in the Bellville Church near Lockesburg, Ark. with the Rev. Herbert Kessner and Rev. Eddie Twitty officiating. Burial will be in teh Bellville Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


Honnell, Mrs. May
Dec. 10, 1879 - March 19, 1958
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Mrs. May Honnell, 78, widow of M.B. Honnell, of Lockesburg, died in a Nashville nursing home Monday, March 19 at 1:35 a.m. following a long illness. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 11 at 4 p.m. in the Lockesburg Baptist church by Rev. Frend Arnold, pastor of the local Methodist church. Burial will be in Old Union cemetery, near Lockesburg under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. She was born Dec. 10, 1879 in Lockesburg where she lived most of her life. She was a member of the Baptist church. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Rufus Janes, De Queen, and Mrs. Ralph Steel, Van Nuys, Calif.; five grandchildren, Dale F. Janes, Camden, Robert E. Steel, Mineral Wells, Tex., Mrs. Glen Carlson, Van Nuys, Calif., Mrs. Winston Williams, San Diego, Calif. and Mrs. Robert Wilson, Paris; two great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be John Janes and Reese Hale, Lockesburg, Paul Stone, Stuart Norwood, W.J. Nalley and Buford Turnage.


Horne, Mrs. Anice Ella
Submitted by: Tom Jones
Mrs. Anice Ella Gore Horne, aged 92, resident of Dallas, Tex., died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998 at Carrolton, Tex. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 in Millwee Cemetery with Rev. Harold Wall officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home of De Queen. She was born Sept. 29, 1906 in Sevier County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Robert Horne. She is survived by three sons, Perry A. Horne of Clute, Tex., Charles E. Horne of Moore, Okla., and Kenneth D. Horne of Kermit, Tex.; one sister, Mae Rhoades of Duncan, Okla.; one brother, Hubert Gore of Duncan, Okla.; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.


Houser, Mrs. Nellie E.
July 17, 1892 - Jan. 6, 1957
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Mrs. Nellie E. Houser, 64, wife of F.W. Houser died unexpectedly at her home in Lockesburg, Sunday Jan. 6 at 11 a.m. Funeral services are pending. A Native of Pike county, she was born July 17, l892. She had lived in Lockesburg for a number of years and was a Methodist. Other than her husband, she is survived by one son, J.T. Houser, Lockesburg; two daughters, Mrs. Eva Mae Barefield, Glenwood, Iowa and Miss Estelle Houser, Lockesburg; three brothers, W.D. Jester, Painton, Mo., Bishop and Ollie Jester, Lockesburg; one sister, Mrs. Dorothy Johnson, Lockesburg; three grand-children. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Bellville church with Rev. E.N. Gilliam officiating. Interment will be in Bellville cemetery under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


Huckabaa, Mildred Marie Earles
7-5-1918 to March 1985.
Submitted by: Roy Jones
Mildred of Wynnewood, Ok. was born at Dequeen to Mr. & Mrs. Elmer W. Earles. She passed away after suffering a severe heart attack. She is survived by husband Claud, sons James Earl, Bobby, Jerry Dale & Billy, one daughter, Betty Prather, and several grandchildren. Also brothers Wm Ray & Kenneth E. Earles of Wickenburg, Az. Four sisters, Audrey Jones of Yuma, AZ, Elsie Butler of Wilcox, Az, Virginia Jones of Kellyville, Ok and Eunice Miller of Wickenburg, Az. Burial will be at Wynnewood.


Hudgins, Ruth Revels
DeQueen Bee - March 2, 2000
Submitted by: LATJIM@aol.com
Mrs. Ruth Revels Hudgins, age 73, resident of Houston, Tex.,died Sunday Feb. 20, 2000. A memorial service was held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 22 in Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit in Houston. She was born March 25, 1926 in Lockesburg to John and Madge Revels. She is survived by her husband, Norris Hudgins of Houston, Tx.; one son, Steve Hudgins of Hawaii; one daughter, Sally Bixby of Houston, Tex.; her mother, Madge Revels of Lockesburg; one sister, Bea Watts of Texarkana, Tex.; four brothers, Bob Revels and Lonnie Revels, both of DeSota, Tex., Ed Revels of DeQueen, and Richard Revels of Garland, Tex.; seven granddaughters; and one great-grandson.


Hughes, Mrs. Lois
8/6/1911--7/26/1997
Submitted by: Tom Jones
From Obituary in De Queen Bee July 10, 1997
Mrs. Lois Russell Hughes aged 85 died Sunday, July 6,1997 in a local Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 8 in Redman Cemetery with the Rev. Ralph Posey officiating under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. of De Queen. She was born Aug. 6, 1911 to Albert and Jeanette Caroline Jones Russell at De Queen; was a homemaker; a former employee of Piggly Wiggly; and a member of First Christian Church of De Queen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert Eugene "Cotton" Hughes in February of 1985. She is survived by four nephews, Kenneth Hughes of Benton, Billy Hughes of Minden, La., Robert Wayne Hughes of Wenatchee, Wash., and David Hughes of Everett, Wash.; and two nieces, Margaret Pagett of Shreveport, La., and Barbara Ozan of Wenatchee, Wash.


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