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| WADDELL BEULAH MAE MRS REYNOLDS 9 7 1914 10 4 2001 McGehee || Mrs. Waddell was born Sept. 7, 1914, and was the daughter of George Reynolds and Susie Hunsicker Reynolds. She worked in sales prior to retirement and was a Methodist.Mrs. Waddell was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Waddell.She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Whitaker of Forrest City; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.Visitation for Mrs. Waddell will be held Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Morgan Chapel Funeral Home. Funeral services for Mrs. Waddell will be Saturday, Oct. 6, 2001, at 2 p.m., at McGehee Cemetery in McGehee, under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home.
|| WADE HAZEL MRS STIDHAM 7 10 1914 4 17 2001 Green Grove || Mrs. Hazel Wade, age 86, of Hazen, died Tuesday, April 17, 2001 at her home.Mrs. Wade, a retired housekeeper, was born July 10, 1914, in Wattensaw, to Walter and Marille Stidham. She is survived by a granddaughter, Glenda K. Jefferson of Texarkana; four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.Funeral services for Mrs. Wade will be Saturday, April 21, 2001, at 1 p.m. at the Prairie Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Oscar Washington Sr. officiating. There will be a visitation preceding the funeral service from noon to 1 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow at Green Grove Cemetery in Green Grove under the direction of Clay Funeral Home.
|| WADE MAMIE MRS WHITE 12 10 1905 3 19 2003 SCOTT BOND || Mrs. Mamie Wade, age 97, of Madison, died Wednesday, March 19, 2003, at her home. Mrs. Wade was born Dec. 10, 1905, in Shaw, Miss., the daughter of Albert White and Melissa Parmer White. She was a housewife. Mrs. Wade is survived by four nieces, Ida Cowin of the home, Lorene Sanders of Chicago, Ill., Geraldine Jones of Azusa, Calif. and Ann Clark of Memphis; three nephews, William White of Madison, Jamie White of Vicksburg, Miss. and Charles White of Huntington Beach, Calif.; and several Godchildren, other family members and friends. Visitation for Mrs. Wade was held on Friday, March 28, 2003, at the New Light M.B. Church. Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 29, 2003, at the New Light M.B. Church with Rev. Isiah McKeon officiating. Burial followed in the Scott Bond Cemetery in Madison. The J.E. Kennedy Funeral Home in Marianna was in charge of all arrangements. -PER SSDI:MAMIE WADE 10 Dec 1906 19 Mar 2003 (V) 72359 (Madison, Saint Francis, AR)
|| WADE NEAL EDWARD II 3 19 1914 1 27 2001 CASTEEL || Neal Edward Wade II, age 85, of Detroit, Mich., formerly of Forrest City, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at St. Mary's Hospital in Livonia, Mich. Mr. Wade was a deacon at Beth Salem Baptist Church and was a member for over 40 years and he was a retired farmer. He is survived by a daughter, Ruthie McGhee of Forrest City; a son, Arthur Wade of Canton, Mich.; a sister, Lonneva Ferrell of Caldwell; and two brothers, Willie Wade and Eugene Wade of Milwaukee, Wis. Funeral services for Mr. Wade will be held Saturday, Feb. 3, 2001, at 11 a.m., at Beth Salem M.B. Church with Rev. V. L. Faulkner and Rev. Samuel Turner officiating. There will be a visitation service for Mr. Wade at 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the funeral. Burial will follow in CASTEEL under the direction of Kennedy Funeral Home.
|| WADE THOMAS GENE 9 15 1956 7 19 2000 LOUGHRIDGE NATIVE || Mr. Thomas Gene Wade, 43, formerly of Forrest City, died last week in Bossier City, La. Mr. Wade was born Sept. 15, 1956, in Forrest City, and was the son of Vernon Olen Wade and Dorothy Dearrington Wade. He lived in Forrest City before moving to Louisiana in 1985, and was a retired security guard. Mr. Wade is survived by his mother; seven brothers, Jerry Wade, Gary Wade, and Steve Dye, all of Forrest City, Donald Wade, of Little Rock, Vernon Wade, of Wynne, and Roger Lee and Stacy Dye, both of Heber Springs; and one sister, Patsy Johnson, of Unpire. Graveside services for Mr. Wade were held Sunday, July 23, 2000, at 2 p.m. at Loughridge Cemetery in Colt. Stevens Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
|| WADE VERGIE L. MRS TATUM 4 12 1905 2 16 2004 CASTEEL || Mrs. Vergie L. Wade, age 98, of Forrest City, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, at her home.Mrs. Wade was born April 12, 1905, in Eades, Tenn., the daughter of Shelton Tatum and Daisey Davis Tatum. She was a member of the Jerusalem M.B. Church.Mrs. Wade is survived by two daughters, Glenda L. Wade of Forrest City and Juanita Daisey Roby of North Little Rock; two sons, Andrew Wade of Kansas City, Mo., Lennell Wade of Haynes; 20 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.She was proceded in death by her husband, Ulysses Charles Wade, and two daughters, Elizabeth Shirley Jone and Jeanette Wade.Visitation for Mrs. Wade will be held on Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, at Woodhouse Mortuary from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and also on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004, at Spring Grove Church from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Funeral Services will follow at the church on Saturday with Rev. Kenneth D. Perkins officiating. Burial will follow in CASTEEL.
|| WADE WILLARD 8 2 1951 3 21 2000 CASTEEL || Willard Wade, age 48, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, March 21, 2000, in his home. Mr. Wade was born August 2, 1951, in Marianna to Lula Mae Wade. He is survived by his mother; his wife, Willie Mae Wade of Forrest City; two daughters, Latresha Wade and Shaketra Wade, both of Forrest City; one son, Keronn Wade of Forrest City; seven brothers, Larry Wade, William Wade, Lonnie Wade, all of Forrest City, Ivory Wade of Beloit, Wis., Robert Wade, Tommy Wade, Wilbert Wade, all of Milwaukee, Wis.; and four sisters, Velma Turman, Rosie Donner, Joyce Hayes, all of Milwaukee, Wis. and Joann Norris of Little Rock. Services will be held Saturday, March 25, 2000, at 2 p.m., at Spring Grove Baptist Church. Rev. Terry Taper will officiate with burial to follow at Casteel Cemetery under the direction of Clay Funeral Home.
|| WAGES FANNIE SUE MRS BEENE 6 29 1920 9 2 2002 FPARK || Mrs. Fannie Sue Wages, age 82, of Forrest City, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City.Mrs. Wages was born June 29, 1920, the daughter of Marvin Beene and Cleo Bennett Beene, She was a seamstress for Reltoc and a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church.Mrs. Wages married Isaac Martin Wages Jr. in 1946 and he preceded her in death. She is survived by one son, Marty Wages Sr. of Forrest City; a daughter, Margaret Ann Brazile of Forrest City; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.Visitation serivces for Mrs. Wage will be held Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Morgan Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services for Mrs. Wages will be held Friday, Sept. 6, 2002 at 10 a.m. in Morgan Chapelwith Bro. David Ramsey officiating. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home.
|| WAGONER AB MRS. UNK 2 8 1899 FCTIMES || Mrs.Ab Wagoner died at Blackfish, Wednesday night, Feb.8,1899. PAPER DATED 2-10-1899
|| WAGONER ANDY MRS. UNK 2 1899 FCTIMES || John Stevens was in town Monday, and reported that Mrs.Andy Wagoner was dying on his place east of Widener. There has been considerable fatal sickness there recently. Later reports tell of the death of Mrs.Wagoner. PAPER DATED 2-17-1899
|| WALBRAUM AUGUST 1895 7 10 1911 BRINKLEY || 7-14-1911 DEATH=ONE KILLED, TWO INJURED-Accident at Crow Creek gravel pit results in the death of Mr.Gus Walbram and injury of two others. Last Monday afternoon, Jul.10,1911, while the switch engine crew with Engine No.1272 in charge of Engineer William Huffman of Argenta, and Conductor R.R.Ramsey, of Brinkley, was spotting empty gravel cars under the gravel trap in Crow Creek, the caboose had been placed between a string of eight empty cars and seven loaded ones which the engine was handling down the gravel spur, was shoved against the trap knocking it down and instantly killing Gus Walbraun, and injuring Mr.K.M.Wilkins of this city, and breaking the leg of Mr.Earl McPhaul, of Madison. These three men were resting under the trap in the shade. Coroner Todd after hearing testimony of Conductor Ramsey, Engineer Huffman, and others of the train crew, and Mr.Clem Walbraun, brother of the deceased, and son of Mr.Joe Walbraun of Brinkley who has the contract for loading gravel, the jury decided the cause of death was falling timbers caused by the fall of the trap being struck by the caboose. Gus Walbraun was a young man about 15 or 16 years of age, the youngest son of Mr.Joe Walbraun. Afterwards, the remains were released to go to Brinkley for burial. Aug.25,1911-Suit brought for $20,000 against the Rock Island by Administrator Joe Walbraum.
|| WALKER ARIZONA MRS FREEMAN 7 4 1921 11 6 2003 JERICHO || Mrs. Arizona Freeman Walker, age 82, of Palestine, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis.Mrs. Walker born July 4, 1921, in Brownsville, Tenn., was the daughter of Henry Freeman and Jannie Pye Freeman. She is survived by eight daughters, Catherine Akins, Alma McDonald, and Carla Allen, all of Forrest City, Clover Montgomery and Sharon Thomas, both of St. Louis, Mo., London Bonds of Lawrence, Kan., Charlotte McDaniel and Regina Knox, both of Palestine; one son, James Walker of St. Louis, Mo.; 35 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.Visitation for Mrs. Walker will be held on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Chapel of Woodhouse Mortuary. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at 11 a.m. at Elcannon M.B. Church with Rev. Kimbley Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Jericho Cemetery.
|| WALKER AUGUSTA MRS 4 1 1929 12 16 2008 CASTEEL NATIVE || Mrs. Augusta Gussie Walker, age 79, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Methodist Hospital-Central in Memphis. Mrs. Walker was born April 1, 1929, in Madison and was a nurse's aid at Crestpark Nursing Home. She is survived by three daughters, Angela Walker, Alberta Hayes and Louise Fields all of Forrest City; two sons, James Walker Jr. and Eugene Walker both of Forrest City; three brothers, Colonel Hodges of Madison and Wesley Curtis Hodges and Timothy Hodges both of Waterloo, Iowa; three sisters, Verdella Wooten and Lillian Miller both of Waterloo, Iowa and Bette Montgomery of Eureka, Calif.; 15 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation for Mrs. Walker will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Clay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008, at 12 p.m. at the United Christian M.B. Church with Rev. Anthony Latham officiating. Burial will follow in Casteel Cemetery.Published: 2008-12-22
|| WALKER BILLY MARSHALL 1 23 1946 1 17 2003 HARRIS CHAPEL ARK.NATIONAL GUARD || WYNNE -- Billy Marshall Walker, 56, of Wynne died Friday, Jan. 17, at CrossRidge Community Hospital in Wynne.Born in Wynne, he graduated from Wynne High School and was a plumbing and electrical contractor in Cross County for 40 years. He was a member of the National Guard and attended Rolfe Chapel Assembly of God.Survivors include one son, Patrick McCammon of Wynne; one daughter, Billie Jo Walker of Wynne; one sister, Jackie Andrews of Wynne; one brother, Ricky Walker of Wynne; and two grandchildren, Teagan Walker and Mary Kathryn McCammon, both of Wynne.He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Carol Cagle Walker, and his parents, Margaret Elizabeth McKenzie Walker and Marshall Hammet Walker.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home of Wynne, with the Rev. Donnie Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in HARRIS CHAPEL at Wynne.Pallbearers will be David Armstrong, Rodney Armstrong, Todd Armstrong, Scott Brewington, Ricky Dan Walker and Shannon Walker.Memorials may be made to Rolfe Chapel Assembly of God.
|| WALKER C. A. 1856 12 20 1902 UNKNOWN || DEATH OF GUS WALKER=The sad news of the death of C.A.Walker was received here yesterday morning, Dec.20,1902. Gus had a goodly number of friends in Forrest City, who formed their attachment in the days of his prosperity. Mr.Walker had been a well known character in St.Francis County timber lands, and made his home at the Heth Club House most of the time, where any of his friends were always welcome in the fishing and hunting parties, too, were often entertained. Mr.Walker made the race for the legislature a few years ago, and received a good share of the votes of the county. He was a native of Mississippi, and 46? years of age, a brother in law of Judge L.C.Hatch, at whose home in Little Rock he received the last careful attention of a beloved sister. Peace to his ashes.12-19-1902
|| WALKER DANA WARREN 1 18 1934 11 18 2003 LITTLE ROCK USARMY-KOREA || Dana Warren Walker, 69, of Little Rock died Tuesday, November 18, 2003, in Little Rock. He was born January 18, 1934 in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Walker served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He spent over 20 years with Sanyo and Warwick in Forrest City, Arkansas and the last 13 years as a funeral director/embalmer in central Arkansas. He was currently employed at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home.Mr. Walker was preceded in death by his parents Francis Marion (F.M.) and Hazel Smith Walker and one daughter, Doris Ann. He will be missed and longed to be seen again in Heaven by his wife Delia (Dee), children Glenn Walker, Mitchell Walker, Lisa Walker Murphy and partner Ken Beck, and Steven and wife Janet Walker; grandchildren, Alesha Murphy, Katrina, Joshua, Ryan, and Stuart Walker. He is also survived by a brother, Roland M. Walker of Houston, Texas and step-mother Lillian Walker of Pedal, Mississippi and 4 half brothers and 2 half sisters.Visitation will be held at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home in Little Rock from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Friday, November 21. The funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 22, at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home. (224-8300)
|| WALKER DARNELL L. 2 12 1934 1 24 2006 FCTIMES || Mr. Darnell Walker, age 71, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006, at his home.Mr. Walker was born Feb. 12, 1934, in Waverly and was a retired machine operator with Halstead Industries. He is survived by two daughters, Debbie Baker and Jessie McDonald both of Jackson, Tenn.; a son, Terry Woods of Atlanta, Ga.; two brothers, Sam Davis and James Walker; 10 grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.Visitation for Mr. Walker will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Clay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held graveside at Forrest City Cemetery on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, at 10 a.m.
|| WALKER DEMARILLE 11 5 1986 10 7 2008 OAK GROVE || GateHouse News ServiceThu Oct 16, 2008, Helena-West Helena, Ark. - Funeral services for Demarrille (Dee) Walker, 21, of New Orleans, formerly of Helena will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008 at the Phillips, Lee, Monroe and Desha District Center at Helena Crossing with the Rev. Cedric Pride officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery No.1. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight in the Robert Lee Brown Memorial Chapel.Walker, born Nov. 5, 1986 to Barbara Walker in Helena, died Oct. 7, 2008 in New Orleans, La.He confessed a hope in Christ at an early age at the Morning Star Baptist Church. He later moved his membership to King Solomon M.B. Church where he served in the youth choir. He was a faithful member until he moved to New Orleans to better his life. He attended Helena-West Helena Schools where he enjoyed playing basketball.He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Earl Walker; uncle, Eddie Walker; two aunts, Josie Walker and Mary Walker; a special cousin, Irinza (Kool Breeze) Smith and his great- grandmother, Thelma Banks.He leaves to cherish his memory, a daughter, Shamya Coleman of Tunica, Miss.; his mother, Barbara Walker-Zigler of Helena-West Helena; a sister, Shakieta Pierce of Pine Bluff and Antonia Walker of Dermott; his grandmother, Josie Walker of Helena-West Helena; four aunts, Earlene Walker and Ester Smith of Helena, Earnestine James, Thelma (Edward) Kinard of Mississippi; four uncles, Robert Walker, Earl Walker, Irinza Smith of Helena, David James; great uncle, Amos Walker of Aberdeen Miss., his stepfather, Willie James Zigler of Helena-West Helena; a very special friend, Taneisha Coleman of Tunica, Miss.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
|| WALKER E. B. UNK 11 15 1912 MISSISSIPPI || 11-22-1912 Mrs.K.M.Wilkins returned Sunday from Holly Springs, Miss., where she went Friday night to accompany the remains of Mr.Wilkin's cousin, Mr.E.B.Walker, who died at Widener lasr Friday evening, Nov.15,1912, after an illness of only two days, of acute pneumonia. Mr.Walker was employed at the Widener gin as cotton weigher, and , while he had only been here a couple of weeks, had made many friends, and was a quality young man of many fine qualities.
|| WALKER GREEN UNK 1 13 1912 FCTIMES || 1-19-1912 Green Walker, a prosperous farmer of the bottoms, died last Saturday, Jan.13,1912, and was embalmed and buried near Forrest City Monday. He leaves an estate of $30,000.
|| WALKER IRENE MRS. TRICE 4 20 1927 9 3 1999 PARADISE GARDEN || Irene Trice Walker, age 72, of Forrest City, died Friday, Sept. 3, 1999, at her home. She was born April 20, 1927, in Lee County, to Trenton and Lennie Branch Trice. She is survived by her father, Trenton Trice of Moro; six daughters, Catherine Ouwsu of St. Paul, Minn., Florine Sanders, Debra Shaw, Betty Walker, all of Forrest City, Patricia Walker and Helena Rainey of Fayetteville, N.C.; five sons, Herman Walker, Eddie Walker, Michael Walker, all of Indianapolis, Ind., Jerry Walker and Joe Walker, both of Forrest City; one step-son, Robert Walker of Chicago, Ill.; three sisters, Betsy Williams of Milwaukee, Wis., Thelma Cristie of Indianapolis, Ind., Ira Jean Trice of East St. Louis, Mo.; four brothers, U.T. Palmer and Leroy Cross of Indianapolis, Ind., Orie Trice of Moro, Ocie Trice of Chicago, Ill.; 35 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1999, at Woodhouse Mortuary Chapel. Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, 1999, at the United Christian M.B. Church with Rev. J.W. Lockhart officiating. Burial will follow at PARADISE GARDENS under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary.
|| WALKER JAMES SR. 3 10 1925 9 20 2002 CASTEEL NATIVE || Mr. James Walker Sr., age 76, of Forrest City, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at his home.Mr. Walker was born March 10, 1926, in Forrest City. He was a retired fork lift driver.Mr. Walker is survived by his wife, Augusta Walker; two sons, James Walker Jr. and Eugene Walker both of Forrest City; three daughters, Louise Fields, Angela Walker and Alberta Hayes all of Forrest City; one sister Dorothy Dunlow of Moreno Valley, Calif.; 18 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.Visitation for Mr. Walker will be held Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, from 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Clay Funeral Home. Funeral services for Mr. Walker will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002 at 2 p.m. at United Christian M. B. Church with Rev. Theodis Cochran Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in CASTEEL under the direction of Clay Funeral Home
|| WALKER LEVI 1912 7 30 2001 GOODWIN || Levi Walker, 89, of Palestine, died Monday, July 30, 2001 at Crestpark Nursing Home in Forrest City. He is survived by two daughters, Luella Walker of Marianna and Flossy Walker of Clarksdale, Miss.; two sons, Lindon Walker of Goodwin and Sylvester Walker of Chicago; one brother, London Walker of Gill; one sister, Willetta Mathis of Forrest City; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice Walker and a son, Levi Walker Jr. Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5 at Antioch M.B. Church in Palestine with Rev. James Brown officiating. Burial was in Goodwin Cemetery in Goodwin. Marianna Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements
|| WALKER LOUWELLON 8 28 1943 2 21 1999 SHERRILL || Louwellen Walker, 55, died Sunday, February 21. She was a resident of Little Rock. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 27, at 1 p.m. at Rocky Mountain M.B. Church in Little Rock. Burial will follow at Sherrill, AR. Arrangements will be handled by Hightower and Sons Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Friday, February 26, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Hightower and Sons Funeral Home, located at 25 South Liberty Street.
|| WALKER MARGARET MRS. McKENZIE 10 11 1921 6 25 2008 HARRIS CHAPEL || Margaret WalkerOct. 11, 1921-June 25, 2008WYNNE - Margaret Walker, 86, of Wynne died Wednesday at CrossRidge Hospital.She was born at Wynne, the daughter of Samuel and Allie Edwards McKenzie. She married Marshall Hammett Walker Sept. 20, 1937.She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Billy Walker; and two brothers.Survivors include her son, Ricky Walker; daughter, Jackie Andrews; brother, Eugene McKenzie; sister, Glendora Pickett; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.Funeral services will be Friday at 10 a.m. in Thompson-Wilson Wynne Funeral Home with interment in Harris Chapel Cemetery.Visitation will be tonight from 6-8 in the funeral home. Jonesboro Sun.
|| WALKER MARY ELLEN MRS CASKEY 10 7 1933 3 20 2000 BARNISHAW || Mary Caskey Walker, age 66, of Charlotte, died Monday, March 20, 2000 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. > Mrs. Walker, a former resident of Pine Tree, was born October 7, 1933, in Hunter. She was the daughter of Robert Caskey and Grace Patterson Caskey. She was a member of the Cord Baptist Church. Mrs. Walker married Earl Walker in 1951 and he survives her, along with one son, Earl Walker Jr., of Pine Tree; two daughters, Nancy Miller, of Evening Shade and Donna James, of Charlotte; nine grandchildren and six > great-grandchildren. Visitation for Mrs. Walker will be held tonight, Wednesday, March 22, 2000, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Services will be held Thursday, March 23, 2000, at 2 p.m. at the Pine Tree Baptist Church with burial to follow in Barnishaw Cemetery. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
|| WALKER MOSELLA MRS 2 27 1926 11 20 2002 STANLEY GROVE NATIVE || Mrs. Mosella Walker, age 76, of Forrest City, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis.Mrs. Walker, born Feb. 27, 1926, in Colt, was a homemaker. Mrs. Walker is survived by a sister, Ora Lee Cotton of Chicago, Ill.Visitation services for Mrs. Walker will be held, Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Clay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Rising Sun M.B. Church with Rev. John Strong officiating. Burial will follow in STANLEY GROVE in Caldwell.
|| WALKER NICHOLAS LEE 9 27 1980 5 18 2003 CASTEEL || Mr. Nicholas Lee Walker, age 22, of Forrest City, died Sunday, May 18, 2003 at his home.. Walker is survived by his father, Kirk Sandifer of Arlington, Texas; his mother, Lula Kidd of Forrest City; a son, Kenney Doris of Forrest City, four brothers, Kirk Sandifer Jr. of Texas, Nathaniel Kidd Jr., Brandon Kidd and Nathan Kidd all of Forrest City; and two sisters, Stacy Sandifer of Atlanta, Ga. and Koleshia Sandifer of Arlington, Texas.Funeral services for Mr. Walker will be held on Sunday, May 25, 2003, at Lane Chpel CME Church at 1 p.m. with Rev. Ronald Williams officiaiting. Burial will follow in CASTEEL. The Clay Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
|| WALKER O. D. SR. 10 27 1920 2 18 2002 FPARK USNAVY-WWII || Mr. O.D. Walker, Sr. age 81, of Forrest City, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Forrest City.Mr. Walker was born Oct. 27, 1920, in Grapevine, and was one of seven children born to Thomas A. Walker and Ova Lee Wafford. He was the owner and manager of credit bureaus and collection agencies in Arkansas and Mississippi. Mr. Walker served as a member of the Arkansas State Board of Collection Agencies, the Forrest City Planning Commission, he had been a Forrest City city councilman, and a former president of the Forrest City Country Club. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Forrest City and was veteran of World War II, serving on the U.S.S. Tennessee. Mr. Walker was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.On Jan. 10, 1942, Mr. Walker married Lavada Poss Walker and she survives him along with his son, O.D. Walker, Jr. and his wife, Wanda Walker of Wynne, and their two daughters, Lisa Bone and Pamela Hesse. Mr. Walker is also survived by two daughters, Melva Skelton and her husband Bill Skelton, along with their two daughters, Susanne Skelton and Jessica Skelton, all of Forrest City; and Ramona Hafer and her husband Dwayne Hafer, along with their daughter, Sara of San Antonio, Texas; one sister, Ava Gwin of Sheridan; and two great-grandchildren, Taylor and Emily Bone.Visitation for Mr. Walker will be Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services for Mr. Walker will be conducted on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002, at 2 p.m., at Stevens Funeral Home with Rev. James Dean officiating the service. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home-NEXT TO LAVADA WALKER-MARRIED JAN.10,1947-EM2-USNAVY-WWII
|| WALKER RALPH L. 6 3 1922 12 29 1997 BARNISHAW VET-WWII || Ralph L. Walker, 77, of Forrest City, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 1999, at Baptist Central Hospital in Memphis. He was born June 3, 1922, in Paragould to John and Ollie Walker and lived in St. Francis County most of his life. He was retired from Yale Hoist, a veteran of World War II, member of the VFW, American Legion, DAV and attended Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. He married Floy Aldridge in 1947, and she survives him along with a daughter, Carolyn Breeson of Hendersonville, Tenn.; two brothers, Louis Walker of West Memphis and Earl Walker of Cord; one sister, Violet Woods of Paragould; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 1999, with burial in Barnishaw Cemetery. Stevens Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
|| WALKER SHATINA MARIE MS 3 14 1978 7 18 2006 GILL CEMETERY NATIVE || Ms. Shatina Marie Walker, age 28, of Forrest City, died on Tuesday, July 18, 2006, at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis.Ms. Walker was born, March 14, 1978, in Forrest City, the daughter of Clifford Walker and Charlotte Johnson. She was employed at the St. Francis County Jail. Ms. Walker is survived by two sons, Tyrin White and Maurice Jones Jr., both of Forrest City; her mother, of Little Rock; her father of Forrest City; a brother Rodney Walker of Waterloo, Iowa; three sisters Tina Tobar and Gail Randle, both of Forrest City and Tracy Doby of Jonesboro; her paternal grandparents, Curtis and Alberta Walker of Moro and a host of other relatives and friends.A wake will be held for Ms. Walker, on Saturday, July 22, 2006, beginning at 6 p.m. at Mt. Gillian M.B. Church in Holub Crossing. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 23, 2006, at 1 p.m. at New Light M.B. Church with burial following at Gill Cemetery in Gill. Brown's Funeral Home in Helena-West Helena is in charge of all arrangements.
|| WALKER SOL UNK 11 1902 UNKNOWN || Bob Oates and George Benson, the two men implicated in the murder of Sol Walker a couple of weeks ago at Widener, were arrested Friday by Deputy Murphree and Robert Swan. William Bell, accused of the murder is still at large. It is believed the two arrested know of his whereabouts, and are hiding it from the authorities. 12-19-1902
|| WALKER TEXANNA 12 26 1909 10 15 1999 PARADISE GARDENS || Texanna Walker, age 89, of Detroit, Mich., formerly of Marianna, died Friday, Oct. 15, 1999, at Harper Hospital in Detroit. She was a homemaker and a member of the Walnut Grove M.B. Church. She is survived by one daughter, Gloria Forney of Detroit; four sons, Harry Walker, Osborn Walker, Roosevelt Walker and John Wesley Walker, all of Detroit; two sisters, Janie White and Lucille Rowland, both of Marianna; 29 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Walker. A viewing will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, from 10:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Walnut Grove M.B. Church. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, at 11 a.m. at Walnut Grove M.B. Church with Rev. Booker Thomas officiating with burial following in PARADISE GARDENS in Edmondson with J.E. Kennedy Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements
|| WALKER VERA MRS McNAIRY 11 9 1915 3 16 2003 CASTEEL || Mrs. Vera McNairy Walker, age 87, of Madison, died Sunday, March 16, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Forrest City.Mrs. Walker was born Nov. 9, 1915, in Millington, Tenn., the daughter of Sherman McNairy and Eluiza Cotton McNairy Walker. She is survived by three daughters, Iola Walker of Chicago, Ill., Rosie Walker of Madison, Charlene Fertha of Forrest City; one son U.L. Walker of Forrest City; one brother, Jewell McNairy of Forrest City; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.Visitation services for Mrs. Walker will be held on Friday, March 21, 2003, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Woodhouse Mortuary. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2003, at 11 a.m. at Cornerstone M.B. Church with Rev. Leon Sims officiating. Burial will follow in CASTEEL.
|| WALKER VIRGINIA EARLINE MRS WALDEN 2 9 1921 9 6 2006 LINWOOD || Virginia Earline Walden Walker, 85, of Paragould died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, at Senath Nursing Center, Senath, Mo. Born Feb. 9, 1921, in Paragould, she was a longtime member of First Baptist Church. After graduating from high school, Mrs. Walker worked for Southwestern Bell in Forrest City, Paragould, Jonesboro and Little Rock. She retired from Bell South in New Orleans. She was a loving daughter, wife, sister and aunt who loved her family. Survivors include her sister, Carolyn Gwinup of Paragould; a nephew, David Gwinup of Atlanta; two nieces, Deanna Gwinup of Birmingham, Ala., and Donna E. Martin of Paragould. She is also survived by a great-niece, Becca Martin of Paragould, and a great-nephew, Michael Reagan of Spokane, Wash. He was preceded in death by her husband, Cliff Walker; her parents, Jess and Jessie Walden; one sister, Blonnie Evelyn Walden; and a brother, Darrell Walden. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Linwood Cemetery in Paragould. No visitation is scheduled.
|| WALL DOUGLAS G. 1 24 1952 12 24 2006 FPARK || Doug Wall passed away on December 24, 2006, at his home. He spent his career as a police officer, an investigator, a field Sergeant and a parole officer. He also had been named a Governors Top Ten shooter several years. He enjoyed target shooting, airplane modeling, working and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife Teresa Wall, a younger son, Zachary Wall, Eric Wall his wife, Lani, a daughter Terina Bryan and her husband Jay, and a grandson, Westley Bryan. He is also survived by his parents, Jerry and Lorene Wall, and two brothers, Dennis Wall and Jerry Wall Jr. He was laid to rest today, December 26, 2006, at Forrest Park Cemetery. Paid ObituaryPublished: 2006-12-26 PER SSDI:B.JAN.24,1952
|| WALL FRANCIS C. 1 15 1946 12 9 2006 CRITTENDON MEMORIAL PARK || Mr. Francis C. "Binky" Wall Jr., age 60, of West Memphis, died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis. Mr. Wall was born Jan. 15, 1946, in Enid, Okla., the son of Francis C. Wall Sr. and Pauline Randolph Wall. He lived in Forrest City before moving in 1967 and was an employee of First Tennessee Bank in Memphis. He was a member of Lakeview Bass Masters Club and was a Baptist.Mr. Wall is survived by a daughter, Shannah M. Wall of Dickson, Tenn.; his mother of West Memphis and a host of friends. Funeral services for Mr. Wall will be held Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in West Memphis with burial following in Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion. Visitation will precede the funeral beginning at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.Published: 2006-12-12
|| WALL GARY FRANKLIN SR. 11 7 1941 12 9 2004 MEMORIAL NATIVE || Mr. Gary Franklin "Pete" Wall Sr., age 63, of Forrest City, Arkansas, died at the Baptist Hospital in Forrest City.Mr. Wall was born November 7, 1941, in Forrest City,D.DEC.9,2004. He was the son of Forest Elton Wall and Mattie Lee Lemons Wall. He was a member of Village Creek Baptist Church and had served in Vietnam.Mr. Wall is survived by three daughters, Lisa Nichols of Forrest City, Teresa Lee of Wynne and Dawn Callahan of Forrest City; two sons, Tommy Talley of Forrest City and Gary Wall Jr. of Melbourne, Arkansas. He is also survived by ten grandchildren and four great grandsons.When I was young I thought my Dad was hard on us Kids, but now that I'm grown I realize that the world needs a lot more Dads like him. He raised five very hard working children.A private MEMORIAL will be held at a later date
|| WALL JAMES F. 7 27 1937 4 27 2002 HUGHES || Mr. James F. Wall, aged 64, of Forrest City, died Saturday, April 27, 2002 in Forrest City.He is survived by his wife, Ellen G. Wall of Forrest City; two stepdaughters, Rose Campbell of Forrest City and Mary Ayers of Jones, Okla; a stepson, Thomas Campbell of Hughes; a sister, Betty Wall of Memphis; five brothers, Ted Wall of Silverthane, Colo., Johnny Wall of Rockville Md., Thomas Wall of Illinois, Thomas Wall of Noveta, Mich. and Paul Wall of Carptentville, Ill.; and three grandchildren.Visitation will be today, Monday, May 29, from 5-8 p.m. at Roller Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis. Funeral services will be held at graveside on Tuesday, April 30, 2002, at 2 p.m. in Hughes Cemetery in Forrest City, under the direction of Roller Citizens Funeral Home.
|| WALLACE ARCH UNK 4 19 1899 FCTIMES || Wednesday morning news reached Madison of the killing by Gus Flowers of Arch Wallace, which occurred on the Short farm. PAPER DATED 4-21-1899
|| WALLACE BILLY WAYNE 1 12 1942 3 1 2000 LOUGHRIDGE || Mr. Billy Wayne "Giggs" Wallace, age 58, of Widener, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at his home. Mr. Wallace was born Jan. 12, 1942, to William Newton and Sarah Lou Brimhall Wallace. He lived most of his life in the Forrest City area. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Edith Culver; and four brothers, William Aubrey, Rudolph Wallace, Troy Wallace and Freddy Wallace. He is survived by his wife, Alice Faye Wallace of Widener; a daughter, LaDonna Thornton of Widener; a son, Shannon Wallace of Forrest City; eight sisters, Betty White, Dottie Hatcher, Patsy Nichols, all of Forrest City, Bonnie Wilkinson and Connie Buchanan, both of Kuttawa, Ky., Jeannie Moore of Lake Cormorant, Miss., Debra Snow of Kingsport, Tenn., and Kitty Haugen of Green Bay, Wis.; three brothers, Calvin Wallace of Forrest City, D.D. Wallace of Murray, Ky., and Woody Wallace of San Jose, Calif.; and two grandsons. Visitation will be Thursday evening, March 2, 2000, at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Friday, March 3, 2000, at 2 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with Brother J.D. Webb assisted by Brother Mark Mercer officiating. Burial will be in Loughridge Cemetery in Summersweet area under the > direction of Stevens Funeral Home.
|| WALLACE JEROME M. 4 27 1975 3 24 2001 PARADISE GARDENS in Edmondson || Mr. Jerome M. Wallace, age 25, of West Memphis, died Saturday, March 24, 2001, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis.Mr. Wallace is survived by his mother, Barbara Wallace Dandridge of West Memphis; his father, Clarence Pearson Sr. of Forrest City; a daughter, Jermishia Wallace of Memphis; two sisters, Shena Dandridge of West Memphis and Telisha Pearson of Forrest City; four brothers, Marvin Wallace of West Memphis, Shannon Leaster of Kuwait, Clarence Pearson Jr. and Stephone Pearson, both of Forrest City; his grandparents, Richard and Martha Wallace and William and Marie Shipp, all of Sunset.Visitation for Mr. Wallace will be Friday, March 30, 2001, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Anthony Funeral Home Chapel South in West Memphis. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 31, 2001, at 12:30 p.m., at Rising Sun M.B. Church in Sunset with burial following in PARADISE GARDENS in Edmondson. Anthony Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
|| WALLACE JIM DEPUTY unk 6 15 1908 FCTIMES || 6-19-1908 JIM WALLACE KILLED=Deputy Sheriff shot from his horse by man whom he had threatened, Unreadable. News came about killing of Deputy from Heth by a trapper named F.M.Taylor came on Monday night, June 15,1908. He was shot twice and killed instantly by Mr.Taylor. It occurred about two and a half miles south of Heth. The cause of the shooting was that Mr.Wallace, while enroute home stopped at Mr.Taylor's and told him to leave the country, and when Mr.Taylor refused to leave, Mr.Wallace told him he was going to kill him right then, and hence the shooting. Quite a lot of people from Sand Ridge and Democrat visited Heth Tuesday on account of the death of Mr.Wallace, including Squire Thomas. The inquest over the dead body was held by Mr.Todd, and Mr.Taylor was released as the jury declared him justified in the shooting of Mr.Wallace.
|| WALLACE JOHNNIE 7 24 1924 5 15 2003 BELL || Mr. Johnnie Wallace, age 78, of Paragould and formerly of Palestine , died Thursday, May 15, 2003, in Paragould.Mr. Wallace was born July 24, 1924, in Gallaway, Tenn., the son of John and Clara Wallace. He was a farmer and a member of the Little County Church in Paragould.Mr. Wallace is survived by his wife, Martha Holland Wallace of Paragould; four daughters, Michelle Edwards, Rebecca Thomas and Diana Wallace all of Paragould and Donna Coats of Memphis, and five grandchildren.Graveside services for Mr. Wallace will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2003, at 10 a.m. at Bell Cemetery in Palestine. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
|| WALLACE LAWRENCE UNK 6 1907 FCTIMES || 6-14-1907 Lawrence Wallace, a barber, who had been in the employ of Ernest Carson for some time, went to Little Rock on Tuesday of last week, was taken sick and died of slow fever. He was well liked and his friends mourn his loss.
|| WALLACE MABEL S. MRS STEINHAUER 8 12 1926 9 29 2006 FPARK || Mrs. Mabel S. Wallace, age 80, of Wynne, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, at Wynwood Nursing Center. Mrs. Wallace was born Aug. 12, 1926, the daughter of Henry Steinhauer and Anna Nolda Steinhauer. She was a member of the New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church in Colt. Mrs. Wallace is survived by two sons, Jeffery Wallace of Las Vegas, Nev. and Shane Wallace of Wynne; a daughter, April Bunch of Harrison; one brother, Richard Steinhauer of Calif.; two sisters, Ruth Amstutz and Katherine Alves, both of California and four grandchildren. Visitation for Mrs. Wallace will be held on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Morgan Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Morgan Funeral Home with Bro. Craig Manley officiating. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery.Published: 2006-10-03
|| WALLACE MARTHA ELIZABETH MRS SHANKLE 3 31 1933 2 9 2003 UNKNOWN || Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Wallace, age 69, of Bullhead, Ariz. and formerly of Forrest City, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003. Mrs. Wallace is survived by her husband, Zack Wallace Jr.; three daughters, Doris Colvin of Forrest City, Patricia Parrish of Marianna and Shannon DiMare of Bullhead; two sons, Robert Shands of California and Kenneth Wallace of Bullhead; two brothers, Arthur Shankle and Billy Shankle both of Forrest City; two sisters, Polly Acree of California and Doris Greenlee of Florida; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert L. Shankle, her mother, Vivian Shankle and a sister, Myrtle B. Scott.
|| WALLER WILLIE LEE 3 9 1918 1 22 2001 ELCANNON NATIVE || Mr. Willie Lee Waller, age 82, of Palestine, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis.Mr. Waller was born March 9, 1918 in Palestine and was the son of George Lee Waller and Mae Willie Waller. Mr. Waller was a retired farmer.He is survived by five sons, Lenell Waller of Palestine, Willie J. Waller and Leodis Waller, both of St. Louis, Mo., Johnny C. Waller and Alonzo Waller, both of Fort Worth, Texas; four daughters, Stella M. Waller of Oak Park, Ill., Armelia Smith of Memphis, Mildred A. Hood of Little Rock and Bobbie A. Fingers of Palestine; 24 grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren.Visitation for Mr. Waller will be held on Friday, Jan. 26, 2001, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Clay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at 12 p.m., in Elcannon Missionary Baptist Church, with Dr. Howard C. Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Elcannon Cemetery. Clay Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
|| WALLIS MELBA MRS COX 8 27 1918 4 28 2002 FPARK || Mrs. Melva Wallis, aged 83, of Forrest City, died Sunday, April 28, 2002, at her homeShe was born Aug. 27, 1918, the daughter of Frank L. Cox Sr. and Laura Ann Burroughs Cox. She lived in Forrest City most of her life, was retired from Arkansas Power and Light, and was a member of the First United Methodist Church.In 1949, she married William P. "Bill" Wallis, who preceded her in death in 2000. She is survived by a brother, Frank L. Cox Jr. of Tulsa, Okla., and a number of other relatives and friends.Visitation for Mrs. Wallis will be Tuesday, April 30, 2002, from 6-8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held graveside at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2002, at Forrest Park Cemetery in Forrest City, under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.
|| WALLS RENA DORIS MRS BRYAN 8 25 1934 1 8 2000 BARNISHAW || Rena Doris Walls, age 65, formerly of Pine Tree, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, at Beverly Health Care Nursing Home in Heber Springs. Mrs. Walls was born August 25, 1934, in White Hall and was the daughter of James Elton Bryan and Velma Ripley Bryan. She lived in Pine Tree most of her life, was a house wife and a member of Pine Tree Baptist Church. She married William H. Walls in 1949 and he preceded her in death in 1997. She had two children, Patricia Brown and Rickey Walls, who preceded her in death. She is survived by three daughters, Brenda Chapman and Sandra Flannagan both of Heber Springs, and Connie Dye of Colt; two sons, Terry Walls and Elton Walls both of Colt; three brothers, Gary Bryan of Colt, Junior Bryan of Memphis, and Larry Bryan of California; 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services were held graveside Monday, Jan. 10, at Barnishaw Cemetery in Pine Tree under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home
|| WALLS SANDRA J. MRS LAKE 1942 12 7 2007 MEMORIAL || Mrs. Sandra J. Walls, age 65, of West Memphis, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, at her home. Mrs. Walls is survived by her mother, Lucille Lake of Elgin, Ill.; two daughters, Donna Baty of Wynne, Debra Long of Marion; two sons, Tom Walls Jr. and Richard Walls both of West Memphis; a sister, Barbara Rodriquez of Elgin, Ill.; two brothers, Edward Lake of Dallas, Texas and Samuel Lake of Elgin, Ill.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation for Mrs. Walls will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wolfe Brothers Funeral Home of West Memphis. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007, at 2 p.m. at the Wolfe Brothers Funeral Home.Published: 2007-12-11
|| WALRAVEN ALLEN DEAN 12 31 1955 2 8 2004 FPARK || Mr. Allen Walraven, age 48, of West Memphis, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis.Mr. Walraven was born Dec. 30, 1955, in Parkin, the son of Grover Walraven and Mavis Gilmer Walraven. He was a member of Caldwell Baptist Church.Mr. Walraven married Sandra Haire in 1985, and she survives him along with three sons, Torrey Walraven of West Memphis, Christopher Walraven and Tyler Walraven both of Forrest City; a brother, Donald Walraven of Memphis; and a sister, Brenda Walraven of Mason, Tenn.Graveside services for Mr. Walraven were held on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at 2 p.m., at Forrest Park Cemetery, with Rev. David Yates officiating. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
|| WALSH ED UNK 3 12 1905 UNKNOWN || A fast freight on the Bald Knob branch, was ditched near Levesque, by running into a cow which was caught in the cattle guard, Sunday, March 12,1905, and Fireman Ed Walsh was killed, and Conductor C.C.Cashin and Brakeman Wydrick were seriously wounded. The engine struck the cow, and was thrown down an embankment and seven or eight cars behind it were derailed. All passenger trains due to pass that way were due to pass that way came by this city. 3-17-1905
|| WALTERS MARY 1852 4 18 1912 FCTIMES || 4-19-1912 Mary Walters, aged sixty, died at her home in the Moore addition Thursday morning, Apr.18,1912, of spinal meningitius.
|| WALTON EARNEST 3 17 1951 2 22 2001 GUM SPRINGS || Earnest Walton, 49, died Thursday, Feb. 22 at Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 3 at Lee High School in Marianna. Hightower Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
|| WARD DELOIS MRS GOLATT 9 17 1951 6 2 2003 PARADISE GARDENS NATIVE || Mrs. Delois Golatt Ward, age 51, of Forrest City, died Monday, June 2, 2003, at her home.Mrs. Ward was born Sept. 17, 1951, in Hughes, the daughter of Will and Eva Mae Golatt. She was a former employee of Wal-Mart in Forrest City and a member of the Williams Temple Church of God in Christ.Mrs. Ward is survived by her husband, Denona Ward Sr.; two daughters, Lasandra Bean and Anita Ward both of Forrest City; two sons, Denona Ward Jr. and Michael Ward both of Forrest City; five sisters, Alma Ree Burgess, Jewell Fields, Juanita Rogers, Doris Burgess and Anitshenette McNutt, all of Forrest City; seven brothers, Jessie Golatt of Maryland, Beldon Golatt and Leroy Golatt, both of Forrest City, Henry Golatt of Pine Bluff, Robert Golatt of Little Rock and Johnell Golatt of California, and 10 grandchildren. A brother, Will Golatt, preceded her in death.Visitation services for Mrs. Ward will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2003, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Cornerstone M.B. Church in Madison. Funeral services will be held at the church following visitation at 12 p.m. with Rev. Theodis Cochran Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Paradise Gardens in Edmondson. Anthony Funeral Home Inc. of West Memphis is in charge of all arrangements.
|| WARD DENONA SR 7 10 1951 12 9 2008 FORREST CITY NATIVE || Mr. Denona "Reco" Ward Sr., age 58, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Mr. Ward was born July 10, 1951 in Hughes and was the son of Myrtle Thomas and Girtie Rupert. He retired from Southwestern Bell after 25 years. He is survived by three daughters, LaSandra Ward Bean and Anita Myrtle Ward, both of Forrest City, and Deangela Briggs of Marianna; three sons, Denona Ward Jr. and Michael Ward, both of Forrest City, and Demarcus Barron of Helena-West Helena; a sister, Anita Andrews of Aurora, Ill., and 13 grandchildren. Mr. Ward was preceded in death by his wife Delois Golatt Ward. Visitation for Mr. Ward will be held Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, from noon to 5 p.m., at Woodhouse Mortuary. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at 1 p.m. at Whole Bible Church #2 in Madison, with burial following in Forrest City Cemetery.Published: 2008-12-11
|| WARD EARNESTINE MRS SMITH 4 20 1911 4 23 1996 UNION HILL NATIVE || Earnestine Ward April 20,1911-April 23.1996 Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Palestine, Ar-Earnestine Ward was born April 20,1911 in Palestine, Arkansas to Vamder and Missouri Smith. She was joined in holy matrimony to Elmer Ward. She departed the life on April 23,1996. She was a member of Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church where she was an usher for many years. She leaves to cherish her memory: one daughter Elattrice Ishmeal and son-in-law Asie Ishmeal; six grand children, Loretta Robinson, Ethel Ishmeal, Asie Ishmeal Jr, Elaine Bender, Janice Mays and Lisa Peden all of Detroit, Michigan; and also two sisters, O'Fennie Davis of Battlecreek,Michigan and Pearl Elloit of Chicago, Illinois; seven great grandchildren,one great-great grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Elearnor Stewart
|| WARD FAIR DEAN MRS LILIES 6 11 1919 5 6 2002 Marianna Memorial Park || Mrs. Fair Dean Ward, 82, of Marianna, died Monday, May 6, 2002, in Forrest City.Mrs. Ward was born June, 11, 1919, in White Hall to J. Harper Lilies and Sofia Chandler Lilies. She was preceded in death by both her parents and her late husbands Jeff Clark and Hal G. Ward, and one son, William Clark.Mrs. Ward was a homemaker and a member of the First Christian Church.She is survived by her two sons Herbert J. Clark of Fitzgerald, Ga., and Harold A. Clark of Jonesboro; a daughter Caroline Ward Free of Bentonville; three brothers, J.T. Lilies, Jessie Lilies and John Lilies all of Indiana; five sisters Estine Ennis, Faye Ellen Walls and Frances Lilies all of Indiana, Clara Mae of Hooandsworth, Tenn., Irene Brewer of Forrest City; nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.Visitation for Mrs. Ward will be held Wednesday, May 8, 2002 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in Marianna from 5 to 9 p.m.. Funeral services will be held at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home Chapel in Marianna at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2002, with burial in Marianna Memorial Park to follow, with Rev. Randy Hall officiating.
|| WARE C. C. MRS 1852 8 16 1912 PALESTINE || 8-23-1912 PALESTINE-Squire Coffey reported that Mrs.C.C.Ware had died, last Friday, Aug.16,1912, of general debility and stomach trouble, and was buried the following day in the Palestine cemetery. Rev.E.T.Mabley of this city officiating. Mrs.Ware was about sixty years of age, and leaves a husband, and three grown children, all of whom are married, to mourn their great loss.
|| WARE DAVIE CAL 12 21 1981 11 10 1999 PARADISE GARDENS || Davie Cal Ware of Hughes, age 17, died Wednesday, Nov. 10,1999, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City. Davie is survived by his parents, William and Johnetta Dobbins of Hughes and David Smith of Kentucky; three sisters, LaTonya Williams of Pine Bluff, and Glenda Dobbins and LaToya Dobbins of Hughes; a brother, D.C. Smith of Mississippi; his grandparents, James and Johnnie Mae Ware of Hughes, Mrs. Willie B. Sims of Hughes, Ethel Dobbins of Hughes; a great-grandmother, Otelia Porter of Hughes; a great-grandfather, Cal Smith of Hughes. Visitation will be Saturday, Nov. 20 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Hughes High School Gym in Hughes. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at the gym with burial to follow in Paradise Garden under the direction of Anthony Funeral Home.
|| WARE H. MELTON DR. 6 20 1915 2 10 2008 FPARK USARMY AIR CORPS-WWII || Dr. H. Melton Ware, age 92, of Lakeland, Fla., died on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at Carpenters Home Estates in Lakeland. Dr. Ware was born June 20, 1915, in Georgia and grew up in Sanford, Fla. He was a graduate of the University of Florida and Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, Ga. During World War II, Dr. Ware served as a Chaplain in the Army Air Force in England. He was a minister for 41 years, serving as a District Superintendent, an associate and later as full director of the Conference Program Council. Dr. Ware also served as minister in several United Methodist Churches in Florida in Hastings, Boynton, Vero Beach, First Jacksonville, Trinity in Tallahassee and First Church in Coral Gables prior to his retirement in 1979, after serving at First Church in Winter Park, Fla. Dr. Ware is survived by his wife of 69 years, Adelaide Stevens Ware, of Lakeland and a native of Forrest City, and a niece, Edwene Stevens McCollum of Forrest City. Funeral services for Dr. Ware were held on Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at Carpenters Home Chapel. A separate MEMORIAL will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, at First United Methodist Church in Lakeland at 3 p.m. under the direction of Heath Funeral Chapel in Lakeland, Fla. A graveside service for Dr. Ware will be held on Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. at Forrest Park Cemetery in Forrest City with Rev. Keith Goza officiating. The local service is under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home. The family requests that memorials be made to Florida United Methodist Children's Home, P.O. Box 6299, Deltona, Fla., 32728-6299. Friends and family may sign the online guestbook at www.heathfuneralchapel.comPublished: 2008-02-15
|| WARE JOHN G. UNK 9 25 1910 W.Virginia |