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Manning, Mrs. Willie B.

Submitted by: Tom Jones
De Queen Bee Week of May 7th.
Mrs. Willie B. Manning died Mar 5, 1942 at 2:35 p.m. at her home fourteen miles northeast of De Queen. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the Cosatot Cemetery with the Rev. Helms officiating. Interment was under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. She is survived by one daughter Frankie Manning; three sisters, Mrs. Jeanette Gibson, Mrs. Jodie Brizendine and Lois Ellen Jones. all of De Queen; Four brothers, Hiram,Mryan, George, and Sherman Jones, De Queen and by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Jones, also of De Queen.


Marlar, Mrs. Minnie Luann

Submitted by: LysseGott@aol.com
Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie Luann Marlar, 81, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday (Jan. 20, 1964) in the First Methodist Church (of Lorenzo, TX). Officiating was Rev. U. S. Sherrill of Abernathy, a former minister here, assisted by Rev. Bruce Parks, Lorenzo Methodist minister, and Rev. D.L. Lowrie, pastor of Lorenzo Baptist church. Mrs. Marlar, a resident of Lorenzo since 1935, died Saturday (Jan. 18, 1964) at Methodist Hospital, Lubbock. A native of Ben Lomond, Ark.,(born Oct. 20, 1882) Mrs Marlar had lived at Mclean and Dimmitt before moving here. Survivors include five sons, Paul Marlar and Cody Marlar both of Lorenzo, Tommie Marlar, San Antonio, Venoie Marlar, Jal, N.M., and Hal Marlar, San Antonio; three daughters, Miss Bonnie Ruth Marlar, Lorenzo, Mrs. Wiley (Ruby) Smith of Andrews, and Mrs. Claudia Cox, Alpine; three brothers, L.E. Beck, San Antonio, Rob Beck, Ashdown, Ark., and Lowrey Beck, Sheridan, Ark.; 24 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren. Grandsons served as pallbearers. Burial was in Lorenzo Cemetery under direction of Carter Funeral Home.


Marshall, Leola

Submitted by: Ray Chastain
McAlester, OK newspaper abt April/May 1966
Mrs. Leola Lee MARSHALL, 81, of 82 Reed Street died Friday in a McAlester hospital. Mrs. MARSHALL was born Dec. 24, 1884 in DeQueen, Ark. She is survived by her husband, John N. MARSHALL Sr., of the home; three sons, John N. MARSHALL Jr., McAlester; Virgil E. MARSHALL, Coppell, Tex., and William V. MARSHALL, Sacramento, Calif.; five daughters, Ella WEBSTER, Hanna; Martha Ann CHASTAIN, Banning, Mont.; Minnie Lee RAMSEY and Veatrice DAVISON, both of Farmers Branch, Tex., and Margaret BELCHER, McAlester; 43 grandchildren and 74 great-grandchildren. Funeral services are scheduled at 2:30 p.m. Monday in the Mills-Humphrey Chapel. James Gay will officiate. Burial will follow in Oak Hill cemetery under the direction of Mills-Humphrey Funeral Home.
I have her exact death date as April 29, 1966. Her and John were married abt 1911 in McAlester and they raised their family there.


Martz, Bobby Wayne
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Bobby Wayne Martz, 55, of Lockesburg, Ark., died Tuesday at his home of natural causes. Services will be 2 p.m. today at Bellville Church with the Rev. Charles Groce officiating. Burial will be in Bellville Cemetery under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home, De Queen. Mr. Martz was born July 20, 1932 , at Lockesburg. He was a veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include one son, Bobby Wayne Martz Jr. of Fort Smith, Ark.; two brothers, Joe Martz of Lockesburg and Jack Martz of Big Sandy, Texas; and two sisters, Maggie Sharp and Marty Brown both of Lockesburg.


Martz, Hollis Everette
Oct. 2, 1920 - Nov. 3, 1981
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Hollis Everette Martz, 61, of Lockesburg, died Tuesday in a Texarkana Hopsital. Services will be 10 a.m. today at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel in De Queen with the Rev. Bill Bradford officiating. Burial will be in Bellville Cemetery. Mr. Martz was born Oct. 2, 1920 in Lockesburg. He was a logging contractor. Survivors include his wife, Ina Ruth Sharp Martz of Lockesburg; four sons, Holiis Martz, Bobby Martz, Phil Martz and James Martz, all of Lockesburg; two daughters, Mrs. Jettie Capple and Anita Martz, both of Lockesburg, three brothers, Jack Martz of Big Sandy, Texas, and Joe Martz and Wayne Martz, both of Lockesburg; two sisters Marty Brown and Margaret Sharp, both of Lockesburg; and eight grandchildren.


Martz, Joe
Ashdown, Ark
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Joe Martz, 81, of Lockesburg, Ark., died Tuesday January 6, 2004, in Texarkana. Mr. Martz was born Dec. 29, 1922. in Lockesburg. He was a Church of God member. Survivors include his wife Marie Martz of Lockesburg: three sons, Larry Martz of Lockesburg, Charles Martz of Little Rock and Gwen Martz of Shreveport, La. one daughter, Cindy Williams of Texarkana; one brother, Jack Martz of Big Shady, Texas: 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grand children; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday in Madden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Booze officiating . Burial will be in Bellville Cemetery, Lockesburg, Ar.


Matthews, Lois Davenport
Submitted by: Jim Taylor
Lois Davenport Matthews, aged 90, resident of Gillham, died Monday, October 6, 1997 in Hampton Nursing Home at Hampton, Arkansas. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A. M. Thursday, October 9 in First United Methodist Church of Gillham with Rev. Jerry Taylor and Rev. Jimmie Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Mineral Cemetery under the direction of Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. She was born December 31, 1906 at Hasse, Texas; was homemaker; and a Methodist. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. C. Matthews and one daughter, Lois Jean Taylor. She is survived by two sons, Rev. Jerry Taylor of Fairbanks, Alaska and Rev. Jimmie Taylor of Greenwood, Louisiana; two daughters Dayma Lee Steele of Hampton, Arkansas and Peggy Jo Cartwright of Culloden, West Virginia; one sister, Mildred Clements of Bacliff, Texas; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 P. M. Wednesday, October 8 at Benton Funeral Home at Fordyce.


McAnally, David Smith
Submitted by: John W. Casall
Friday, February 27, 2004 (4:04 pm PST)
Mr. David Smith McAnally, age 98, a resident of De Queen, Arkansas, died Monday, February 23, 2004 in the Brookewood Nursing Center, after a long battle with cancer. He was born on April 5, 1905 in Rising Star, Texas to Alphonso and May McAnally. He was treasurer and assistant vice-president of the D&E - TO&E Railroads, a charter member of the De Queen Lions Club, and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of De Queen, where he was a member of the Crusader class. He is survived by his wife, Valeria Lowrey McAnally of De Queen; a daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Bob Harrell of West Monroe, Louisiana; a granddaughter, Lisa Salter and husband, Chris; a grandson, Robert Harrell and wife, Kelly; great-granddaughters, Kelsey Harrell, Cameron Salter and Larkin Salter; a great grandson, Reed Harrell; a brother-in-law, Verneil Lowrey and wife, Lillian; a sister-in-law, Velma Dell Hansen; and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Mr. McAnally were held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 26, 2004 in the Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Fish officiating. Burial followed in the Redmen Cemetery.(Son of Alphonso Smith McAnally and Lula May Henry, grandson of Winston O. McAnally and Matilda Caroline Smith.)


McCauley, John
Texarkana Gazette :10/15/98
8/4/1911--10/17/98
De QUEEN, Ar.-John William McCauley, 87, of De Queen died Saturday, Oct. 17, 1998, in a De local hospital. Mr. McCauley was born Aug. 4, 1911, in Lefors, Texas. He was a retired maintenance worker at K.C.S. Railroad and a member of Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Gertie Ashley McCauley of De Queen; two sons, Carl McCauley of Hurst, Texas, and Daniel McCauley of Fort Smith, Ark.; one daughter, Diane Dickson of Watson, Ark.; one brother, Charlie B. McCauley of Spokane, Wash.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. Services will be 2 p.m. today at the Church of Christ, De Queen with Van Ledbetter and Elmer Elroy officiating. Burial will be in Redman Cemetery under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


McClure, Lily
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
DeQueen, Ark.- Lily Maudene Laird McClure, 72, of Centerpoint, La. died Monday, May 28, 2001 in Centerpoint. Mrs. McClure was born June 27, 1928, in Lockesburg, Ark. She was a member of First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis McClure. Survivors include five neices, one nephew ; one brother-in-law, and one sister-in-law. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Lockesburg Cemetery with Virgil Romine officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


McDonnell, Pauline Louvan Flournoy
Submitted by: Tom Jones
Pauline Louvan Flournoy McDonnell, 70, of De Queen died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999, in a local nursing center. Mrs. McDonnell was born Nov. 18, 1928, in De Queen. She was a homemaker and member of St. Barbara Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Andrew McDonnell, who died in 1970, and one daughter, Rose Mary McDonnell, who died in 1994. Survivors include four sons, Andy McDonnell Jr. of Texarkana, Marion McDonnell of Monroe, La., and Kenny McDonnell and John McDonnell of De Queen; one daughter, Cathy Ross of Texarkana; one brother, Judson Flournoy of De Queen; one sister, Edlene Lovell of De Queen; six grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. today at St. Barbara Catholic Church with the Rev. Scott Friend officiating. Burial will be in Redmen Cemetery under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


McKeen, Mrs. Lucille
Mrs. Lucille Josephine Pederson McKeen, aged 80, resident of De Queen, and formerly of Ashland, Ore., died Wednesday, July 1, 1998 in De Queen Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held in Oregon. She was born April 30, 1918 at Coos Bay, Ore.; was a homemaker; and a retired hair stylist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Harold McKeen Sr. in 1976. She is survived by one brother, Robert Pederson of Ashland, Ore.; one sister, Dorothy Hedin of Kalispel, Mont.; two granddaughters; and one nephew.


McKinley, William Luther

Submitted by: William R. Briggs
© 20 Jun 1977, The Ada Evening News, used by permission
Services for William Luther McKinley, 99, Route 5, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home, with burial in Memorial Park [Ada, Oklahoma]. Carl Denham and L.O. Cooper will conduct the rites. Mr. McKinley died Monday in a Sulphur [Oklahoma] hospital. He was born July 24, 1877, in DeQueen, Arkansas, to John L. and Frances Little McKinley, and lived most of his life in the Vanoss [Oklahoma] community. He was a retired blacksmith and carpenter. He married Annie M. Fisher in November, 1898, in Allen [Oklahoma]. She died October 31, 1969. Mr. McKinley was a Methodist. Survivors include three daughters, Goldie Cornell, Effie Burns and Beulah Briggs, all of Ada; one son, Herbert M. McKinley, Tulsa; 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Grandsons will be bearers.


McKinney, Loyal B.
De Queen Bee July 1998
Loyal B. McKinney, aged 81, resident of De Queen, died Saturday, July 4, 1998 in Brooke-wood Nursing Center. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 7 in De Queen Church of Christ with Van Ledbetter and Jim Weatherford, ministers, officiating. Burial followed in Chapel Hill Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. He was born Oct. 27, 1916 at Wright City, Okla.; was retired from Weyerhaeuser Company; and a member of De Queen Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Opal Irene McRae McKinney of De Queen; one son, Keith McKinney of De Queen; one daughter, Nedra Frady of Texarkana, Tex.; five grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.


McLeod, Ernestine Ann
Submitted by: Tom Jones
Ernestine Ann McLeod, aged 76, resident of Springdale, and formerly of De Queen, died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998 in Northwest Medical Center. No services are planned at this time. She was born April 2, 1922 at Dallas, Tex.; was a member of A.A.U.W. and Phi U; and taught school in Arkansas, Iowa and Texas for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald N. McLeod. She is survived by one son, Paul McLeod of Fayetteville; one brother, Jean P. Adams of Ft. Worth, Tex.; three sisters, Peggy Upham of Dallas, Tex., Ruth Stewart of Wichita Falls, Tex., and Rosemary Poeschel of Sacramento, Calif.; and three grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the University of Arkansas Alumni Association, 491 North Razorback Road, Fayetteville, AR 72701


McLeod, Robbie Arthur
March 2, 1927 - Jan. 22, 1998
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Robbie Arthur McLeod, 70, of Cottonwood, Calif., died Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998, in a local rehabillation center. Mr. McLeod was born March 2, 1927, in Lockesburg, Ark. He was a former employee of Kimberly Clark. Survivors include his wife, Adell mcLeod of Cottonwood; five sons, Donald K. Martin of Lufkin, Texas, Gary McLeod and Rob McLeod of Sacramento, Calif., Bob McLeod of Anderson and Tom Tomlin of Redding, Calif., his mother , Louise McLeod of De Queen, Ark.; three sisters, Eleanor Harrison of Texarkana, Norma Rice of Beaumont, Texas and Sharon Chaney of De Queen; 16 grandchildred; and one great-grandchild. Services were 11 a. m. Monday at Anderson's Chapel Mortuary with the Rev. Dennis Benfield officiating. Burial was in Cottonwood District Cemetery.


McPike, Iva Mae Baker
De Queen Bee Newspaper on March 24, 2000
Submitted by: Tina Romans-Bode
Iva Mae Baker McPike, age 87, died Friday, March 17, 2000 in Burlington, Colo. Graveside services were held Monday, March 20 in Herndon Cemetery near Jonesboro with Don House officiating under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home of Hoxie. She was born and raised in Sevier County and was the daughter of Albert and Emmie Baker of Lockesburg. She attended Red Colony School, was a homemaker, and a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett H. McPike; one daughter, Margaret Dean McPike-Lenderman; one sister, Verna Ruth Baker Hines; and one grandchild. She is survived by three grandchildren; two great-grand-children; and one great-great-granddaughter.


McWhorter, B.J.
4/28/1977--2/24/1983
De Queen Bee 3/3/1983
B.J. McWhorter, aged five years, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby McWhorter of Locksburg, died at 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24 in De Queen General Hospital. Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26 in Old Union Church near Locksburg with Rev. James Gathright and Rev. Wesley Blankenship officiating. Burial will be in Old Union Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson. He was born April 28, 1977 in De Queen. Besides his parents he is survived by a sister, Terry Michelle McWhorter; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill McWhorter of Locksburg, and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Pruitt of De Queen.


McWhorter, Vivian Brackett
Jan. 20, 1908 - Jan. 9, 1998
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
Vivian Brackett McWhorter, 89, of Lockesburg, Ark., died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, in a local hospital. Mrs. McWhorter was born Jan. 20, 1908, in Paris, Texas. She was a homemaker and member of Kingaree Chapel Church. Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Floy Cannon and Amy McWhorter of Lockesburg; one brother-in-law, Tommy Dowdle of Fort Smith, Ark.; and a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, Lockesburg, with the Revs. Richard Pickett and Arlene Pickett officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fellow Cemetery under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


Meeks, Florence Retta Beauchamp
Submitted by: Gary Hawley
DeQueen Bee 27 May 1943
Mrs Florence Meeks, 68 died suddenly at her home on Wallace Avenue May 26 at 11:30 am. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete awaiting the arrival of relatives. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs E. A. Hall, Fletcher, Okla., Mrs J. D. Baker, Pluck, Texas, Mrs A. W. Smith, Beaumont, Texas and Mrs Louis Hawley, Pearcy, Ark.; one son, Albert Meeks and two step-sons, Willie and Floyd Meeks


MELTON, Samuel Isom
Submitted by: Barbara May
Samuel Isom Melton, 72, died at the home of his son, U.S. Melton, caretaker of the DeQueen Country Club, October 14, 1944 at 1 a.m. after a long illness. Funeral services were held Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Chapel Hill Cemetery with Rev. Boyd Baker officiating. Interment was under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. He was born July 4, 1872 in Coffeeville, Mississippi, and was a member of the Coffeeville Methodist Church. He was survived by his son, two daughters, Mrs. Zadie Stover, Vallejo, Calif. and Mrs. Vera Goode of Headley, Texas; nine grandchildren.


Milam, Alfred Madison
Submitted by: Ken Milam
Alfred Madison Milam, age 71, of De Queen, Arkansas, died Saturday September 09, 1978 in De Queen General Hospital. Services will be at 2 PM today in Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen, with the Rev. Vernon Bass officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Cove, Arkansas. He was born in Vandervoort, Arkansas, and was a carpenter. Survivors include his wife, Dortha McMilleon Milam of De Queen; two sons, Kenneth Milam of Gainesville, Florida and Gene Milam of De Queen, Arkansas; two daughters, Della Daniel and Vivian Wall, both of De Queen; a brother William Odell Milam of Oklahome City, OK.; four sisters, Ozie Ward of Oklahoma City, Florence Coffman of Pitkins, LA., Jeannie Mae Smedley and Lucy Carper of Vandervoort; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


Milam, Dortha
Submitted by: Ken Milam
Dortha McMilleon Milam, age 79, resident of De Queen, Arkansas, died Friday, July 17, 1987, in Community Hospital. Funeral will be held at 10 AM Saturday, July 18, in Wilkerson Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Joe Denton officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery near Cove, Arkansas. She was born September 11, 1907, in Athens and was the widow of Alfred Madison Milam. Survivors include; two sons, Kenneth Milam of Gainesville, Florida and Gene Milam of De Queen; two daughters; Vivian Wall and Della Daniel, both of De Queen; one sister; Lexie Burkhart of Hatton; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.


Milam, Sarah Elizabeth Baker
Submitted by: Ken Milam
Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Baker Milam, age 84, resident of Winthrop, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, November 03.1998, in the Brookewood Nursing Home. She was born October 21.1914 in Polk County and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Milam, and two sons, Marvin Milam and Steve Milam. She is survived by 6 sons: John Milam of Forman, AR., Bill Milam, Charles Milam and Darrell Milam, all of Winthrop, AR., Wilbur Milam of Texarkana, AR., and Gary Milam of Hooks, Texas; 5 daughters, Lois Key of Oden, AR, Effie Klitz and Velva Warren of Winthrop, AR., Shirley Butler of Foreman, AR and Mary Jackson of Haworth, OK; 1 Sister Annie Cornelius of Dardanelle, AR; 25 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Graveside services for Ms. Milam were held Friday, November 06, 1998, at 2 PM in the Horatio Cemetery with Rev. Jim Elphinstone officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home of DeQueen, AR.


Milam,Willoughby Jordan
Submitted by: Ken Milam
Willoughby Jordan Milam, age 65, passed away at his home in Horatio Friday, March 19,1937 at 11:45 PM, following a two months illness. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Charles F. Reese, were held at the First Christian Church in Horatio, Arkansas, Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock PM, interment in the Horatio Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. Deceased was a native of Mississippi. He was a farmer by occupation and a member of the Christian Church at Horatio. He is survived by his widow Otis Baker Milam, four sons; Odell and Henry Milam, Horatio, Clarence and Cleburn Milam, Vandervoort,Arkansas; Three daughters, Florence Coffman, Wilton, Arkansas, Virginia Smedley and Lucy Carper of Vandervoort, Arkansas: and one half Brother, Ben Milam of Broken Bow, Oklahoma. Funeral Cost: $59.00 Casket, 6.00 Robe, 20.00 Funeral Car, 5.00 Family Car, 10.00 Cemetery Equipment, 1.30 Tax, $101.30 Total


Miller, Clarence Oliver
Submitted by: Roy Jones
Clarence O. Miller succumbs after brief illness with congestive chill. He was living two miles northwest of DeQueen, and took sick with malaria, and a congestive chill brought death unexpectedly. Deceased was well known in DeQueen, having lived here since 1917. He was employed at the Kansas City Southern shops and bor a reputation for honesty and industry. He was a graduate of the DeQueen high school, being a member of the class of 1924. He is survived by the widow and two small children; by his father, J.D. Miller; one brother Julius, and four sisters. Mrs. Stella Rink, Mrs. Gracie Craig, Mrs. Nettie May Craig and Mrs. E.W. Earles, all of DeQueen. Funeral services will be held at the residence with interment at Redmen Cemetery


Miller, Jefferson D
Submitted by: Roy Jones
Jefferson D. Miller 77 died in a local hospital August 2. 1942 at 6 a.m. after a brief illness. Funeral services were held Monday at 11 a.m. at the home of his daughter, Mrs. H. M. Craig with the Rev. H. D. Sadler, pastor of the Methodist church officiatin. Interment was in Redmen Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson funeral Home. Pallbearers were Gus Johnson, Marvin Whitley, W. L. Whitley, W. E. Brookes, Alfred Willoughby, and Jesse Johnson. He was born March 31, 1865 in Martinsville, Ill and was a member of the Methodist church in Wood County, Texas. He had beed a resident of DeQueen since 1917. He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. F. M. Rink, Mrs. Craig, Dequeen, Mrs. E. W. Earles, Casa Grande, Az and Mrs. A. W. C rook,


Miller, Mrs. J.D
Submitted by: Roy Jones
Mrs. J.D. Miller passed away at her home north of DeQueen on Feb. 19, 1923. She was born in Richmond, Mo., on August 12, 1869. She united with the Methodist church and was a faithful worker and always anxious to aid others. She was a mother of 11 children, six of whom are still living. She was a faithful wife, a loving mother and friend. She leaves to mourn her loss a husband, two brothers and a sister, four daughters, two sons and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services were held from the family residence at 2 o'clock by Rev. S.K. Burnett of the Methodist church. A loving friend from us has gone, The voice we loved is still, A place is vacant in heart and home, That never can be filled. Although her suffering now is o'er May we live to meet her on yonder shore. J. D. Miller and Family


Miller, Pearl (Shands)
Submitted by: Roy Jones
Services for Mrs. Pearl Miller will be at the East Memorial Chapel 1PM Sept. 18, 1987. She was born July 24, 1910 and was a long time resident of DeQueen, Ar. She is survived by Husband Julius Miller of the home and 1 son & 1 daughter. Clergyman is Rev. Jerry Rhodes with interment in East Memorial Gardens, Texakana. Casket Bearers are nephews of Mrs. Miller. Chester, Roy, & H.M. Graig, Charles Miller, Jack Walton, & Eddie Shands of DeQueen.


Millwee, Minor Luther
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
De Queen, Ark.
Minor Luther Millwee, 88 of DeQueen died Thursday , May 4, 2006 in a local hospital. Mr. Millwee was born May 10, 1917, in Horatio, Ark. He was a retired mail carrier, a justice of the peace, past president and charter menber of Lions Club, a member of Crusaders Sunday School class, choir and First United Methodist Church and a world War II Army and Air Force Veteran . He was preceded in death by his wife, Willie Jim Latimer, Millwee, on March 22, 2006 and one daughter Melanie Millwee Lignitz. Survivors incluse one son and daughter in law, Marc and Kathy Millwee;four grandchildren, Jeremy Lignitz of McKinnleville, Calf, Mesha Leaper of Royse City Texas, Marcus Millwee of Double Oaks, Texas , and Sterling Harris of DeQueen: four great grand children; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Wilkerson with the Revs. J.J.Walker and Dr. Rockey Starnes offociating. Burial will be in Millwee Cemetery. Vistation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or DeQueen Lions Club.


Millwee, Willie
Submitted by: Corene Latimer
DeQueen, Ark- Willie Jim Latimer Millwee,78, of DeQueen died Wednesday, March 22, 2006,in a local hospital. Mrs. Millwee was born April 21, 1927, in Lockesburg, Ark.She was a retired beautician and a member of DeQueen Medicaal Center Ladies Auxilary, Crusaders Sunday School Class and First United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Melanie Millwee Lignitz. Survivors include her husband, Minor Millwee; one son and daughter in law , Marc and Katy Millwee; one sister, Elizabeth Bartee of Bellingham, Wash.; four grandchildren, Jeremy Lignitz of Mackiinleyville, Calif; Mesha Leeper of Royse City,Texas, Marcus Millwee of Double Oaks, Texas and Sterling Harris of DeQueen, four great grandchildren ; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Wilkerson Funeral Home with the Revs. Dr. Rockey Starnes and J.L. Walker officiating. Burial will be in Millwee Cemetery Visitation will be 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Relatives will be at the home of Marc Millwee, 213 Pecan Meadows, De Queen.


Minor, Thelma Ann
Submitted by: Dana Johnson
DeQueen, Ark—Thelma Ann Minor,68, of Grannis, Ark., died Thursday, October 14, 2004, in a local hospital. Mrs. Minor was born in Houston Texas on November 8, 1935. She was an artist and retired secretary for the City of Grannis. She enjoyed time spent with her friends playing bingo. She was always generous with her time when she was needed. Mrs. Minor will be missed by all those who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Eugene “Bob” Minor, in October 2003; and one son, Randy Glen Sharp. She was also preceded in death by her parents Branch P. Williams and Lena E. Bishop Williams; maternal grandparents Luke D. Bishop and Lillie R. Lanier Bishop; paternal grandparents Alfred P. Williams and Nannie V. Hobbs Williams. Survivors include four sons, Ronald Sharp, and Robert Sharp of Grannis, Joe Sharp Jr. of Gilliham, Ark; two daughters, JoAnn Waddle of Deer Park, Texas and Renee Newberry of LaPorte, Texas; three stepchildren Robert Minor Jr., Craigar Minor, and Missy Tabler.; one sister Helen Law of LaPorte, Texas; and a number of other relatives. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 18, 2004 at Millwee Cemetery with Rev. Mike Wallace officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home


Mize, William Calloway
Submitted by: Dennis Mize
Texarkana Gazette, Thursday, June 6, 1963
WILLIAM MIZE, 102, DIES AT BEN LOMOND
DE QUEEN, Ark. - William Calloway Mize, 102, retired merchant of Ben Lomond, Ark., and the oldest resident of Sevier County, died at 5:45 A.M. Wednesday at his home. Mr. Mize was born May 22, 1861, at Pike County, Ala. and moved to Sevier County in 1881. He was married to Lula V. Spigner in 1883. She died in 1932. In 1939 he married Anna Carroll by whom he is survived. Mr. Mize was a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors, other than his wife, include three sons, John Mize of Beaumont, Texas, and S.F. and J.E. Mize both of Ben Lomond; four daughters, Mrs. Esther Shillings and Mrs. G. T. Crawford both of Wilton, Ark., Mrs. Clara Garrett of Ben Lomond, and Mrs. Lowery Beck of Sheriden, Ark.; 44 grandchildren, 83 great grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 4 P.M. Thursday at the Ben Lomond Methodist Church with the Rev. J. R. Callicott officiating. Burial will be in Wright's Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home of De Queen. CORRECTION: Mr. Mize was born near Ashville, St. Clair County, AL. He was the son of James Randal Mize and Sarah Johnson.


Monroe, Henrietta
Submitted by: Carma Walsh
Friday, February 18, 2005 (3:10 pm PST)
Henrietta Sullivan Monroe, age 88, resident of Horatio, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005 in De Queen Medical Center. She was Jan. 14, 1917 in Wickes; was a homemaker; a Holiness Evangelist; and a member of Old Center Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Maude Lee Brantley Sullivan; her husband, Joe Monroe on Feb. 14, 1987; three brothers, Lee, Amos and Thomas; and five sisters, Florence, Nova, Lillie, Ruby and Edna. She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 in Old Center Holiness Church with Sam Hendricks officiating. Burial followed in Old Center Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18 at the funeral home.


Moore, Marion
d. Sept. 25, 1977 Mt. View, Kiowa Co., OK
Submitted by: Brenda K. Cooper
Taken from the Mountain View News, Sept. 29, 1977, Page 1, Column 6-7
Funeral services for Marion Moore were held at 2:00 pm Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Mountain View with Rev. C. W. White officiating. Interment was in Carnegie Cemetery. Dodd Funeral Home was in charge of services. Mr. Moore was found dead at his home Sunday afternoon. Marion Moore, son of Farris Richard Moore was born August 15, 1911 in Locksburg, Arkansas. He moved to Oklahoma in 1913 and had lived here since that time. He was a veteran of World War II. Survivors include one brother, Jess M. Moore of Anderson, California; a twin sister, Madelyn Morris of Torrence, California; three half-brothers, James F. Moore of Princeton, California, John Henry Moore of Dallas, Texas, Joe Paul Moore of Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Ok. ; a half sister, Ruby Smith of Woodland, California and a host of other relatives and friends.


Morphew, William (Billy) Albert
Submitted by: Yvonne
2 Jan 1858-02 May1925
De Queen Bee 08 May 1925
Uncle Billy Morphew passed away at his home 8 miles west of Gillham May 2. Rev. Holman of Gillham held Burial services. The remains were laid to rest in Mill Creek Cemetery in the presence of a large crowd of sorrowing relatives and friends. Uncle Billy was a good, kind-hearted man and will be greatly missed by his friends. Bert Hendrix, K. Byers and family, R.E. Keeney and family, Sam Capps and family, Tom Vanderbilt and family, all of Valley, attended the funeral.


Morphew, James Winford
Submitted by: Yvonne
James Winford MORPHEW, age 73, resident of De Queen died Friday, Dec. 11, 1998 at his home. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14 in Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel, with Elder Raymond Leard and Rev. Tim Brown officiating. Burial followed in Millwee Cemetery. He was born March 8, 1925 in De Queen; was a retired rancher; and a member of the Grannis R.L.D.S. Church. He is survived by his wife, Laverne Branson Morphew of De Queen; one son Don Morphew of Eagletown, Okla. two sisters Ruby Strelsky of Richardson, Tex. and Blanche Higgins of De Queen; two grandchildren; one greatgrandson; and a number of nieces and nephews.


Moss, Lewis
12/24/1921--11/28/1998
Texarkana Gazette: 11/28/98
De QUEEN, Ark.-Lewis G. Moss, 76, of Horatio, Ark., died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, in a local medical center. Mr. Moss was born Dec. 24, 1921, in De Queen. He was retired from Hernando County, Fla., member of Idabel, Okla., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Civil Air Patrol and Ham Radio Club. Survivors include his wife, Thelma Rose Moss of Horatio; two sons, Oscar Lee Moss of Honobia, Okla., and Arthur Wayne Moss; one daughters, Joyce Adkins of Orlando, Fla.; two brothers, Arthur J. Moss of Doddridge, Ark., and Bobby Moss of Searcy, Ark.; and a number of grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today in Chapel Hill Cemetery with James McKendrick officiating. Burial will be under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.


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