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Van Voast, Glen G.
De Queen Bee-7/17/1958
4/5/1880---7/17/1958
Submitted by: James Jones
Glen G. Van Voast, 78, a former resident of De Queen died at his home in New Boston, Texas at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, July 17 following a long illness. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial was in the Redman Cemetery. He was born April 5 1880 in the state of Kansas. Survivors include his wife Zorah Van Voast: two sons Everett and Glen B. Van Voast, both of De Queen; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.


Vaughan, Louis
"The Indian Citizen" newspaper in Indian Territory, Atoka OK, "Official Directory of the Choctaw Nation." Thursday, July 29, 1897
Submitted by: Barbara Cook Holman
At his home in Stringtown on the 22nd nst., Louis Vaughan, a prominent young business man of that place and we believe postmaster at the time of his death. The deceased had been a resident of Stringtown, with his family and mothers family, for several years and was highly esteemed by all who knew him, as a reliable businessman and a trustworthy gentleman in every respect. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge at this place and several members of the Lodge including S.B. Scratch, Rev. J.S. Murrow, G.A. Pate and J.C. Downing attended his burial at Stringtown on the 23rd. The deceased leaves a wife and two small children to mourn his untimely death. We sympathize greatly with them in their sad bereavement and commend them to an all wise and just God. He and His promises only can give them comfort.
Note: Also buried there are Taylor Vaughan, Emaline Vaughan, Little Louis Vaughan.


Vaughan, Mrs. Margaret Louise
The Arkansas Gazette, July 23, 1979
Submitted by: Barbara Cook Holman
Mrs. Maret Louise Vaughan, aged 81, of Lockesburg (Sevier County), widow of Earl Arnold, died Saturday. She was a lifelong resident of Lockesburg, a retired assistant postmaster, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Lockesburg Garden Club and First United Methodist Church. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Roy Hooper of Dallas, Texas. Funeral will be at 10 am Monday at First United Methodist Church here. Burial will be at Lockesburg Cemetery by Wilkerson Funeral Home of DeQueen. Family note: She is also survived by a son, Harold Arthur Cook of Tulsa, OK, two granddaughters, Judith Elizabeth Cook and Barbara Ellen Cook Holman, and two great grandchildren, Scott Alan Holman and Kathryn Elizabeth Holman all of Tulsa.


Velazquez, Randy Figueroa
De Queen Bee July 1998
Randy Figueroa Velazquez, aged 3 days, infant son of Rodolfo and Rosalinda Figueroa Velazquez, residents of De Queen, died Friday, July 3, 1998 in the Arkansas Children's Hospital at Little Rock. Graveside services were held Saturday, July 4 in Redmen cemetery with Rev. Pete Nunez officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. He was born June 30, 1998 in De Queen. Besides his parents, he is survived by one brother, Rodolfo Velazquez of De Queen; one sister, Rosa Angela Velazquez of De Queen; his maternal grandfather, Bernabe Figueroa of De Queen; and his paternal grandfather, Silvestre Velazquez.


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