L. Craig, 61,of Russellville, went home to be with the Lord on July
9, 2011. David was born January 26, 1950 in Hector, Arkansas to Glen
and Kathryn Hallum Craig.
Ed (Buzzy) Dean
EDWIN C. DEAN
McKINNEY — Memorial services for Edwin C. Dean, 61, of McKinney were held on June 10, 2011 at Denton Bible Church.
Arrangements were under the direction of Clement-Keel Funeral Home.
Mr. Dean died June 1, 2011 in Gainesville after a brief illness.
He graduated from Arkansas Tech in 1974 with a degree in biology and served in the United States Coast Guard.
During his lifetime, he played golf professionally, sang with the Dallas Opera Chorus and the Dallas Symphony Chorus.
He was a member of Denton Bible Church.
Ed married Paula Winters on March 5, 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Paula; two sons, Coulter and Lawrence, two daughters, Elizabeth and Ruth Anne and one sister, Agnes Anne Cappleman.
Memorials may be made to Denton Bible Church, Romanian Missions.
John Michael Farney, 62, of Henderson, Ky., died at his residence Wednesday, April 17, 2013.
He was preceded by his parents, James and Margaret (Ballard) Farney.
He is survived by his children, Brittney Ann Slusher of Russellville, Ashley Michelle Farney of Atkins and Jon Michael Farney of Dover; and brothers, Jim Farney and Tom Farney, both of Illinois.
A memorial service was conducted at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013, on Mt. Nebo.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Brigita Krasts Gardner; his son Dr. Edward Gardner and wife Nancy of Little Rock, Rebekah Gardner Feather and husband Michael of Dallas, Texas; four grandchildren, Julianna and Audrey Gardner of Little Rock, Jacob Guy and Kathryn Feather of Dallas, Texas; his sister, Mary Gardner of Fayetteville; his aunt Wadena Lemely of California; his mother-in-law Monta Krasts of Little Rock; and five nieces. He was preceded in death by his brother, Honorable Richard E. Gardner, Jr. and his grandson, Ellis Gardner.
He attended Russellville public schools and was the Arkansas state AA golf champion in 1966. He graduated from the University of Arkansas with a B.A. in chemistry. He received his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS.) His internship and residency in Otolaryngology were also at UAMS. He practiced otolaryngology in Little Rock for twenty-four years. He discovered a talent for medical management and became a fellow of the American College of Physician Executives. He worked as a Medical Director for Arkansas Health Group and became the first Chief Medical Officer for the Baptist Health System until his retirement in September of 2013.
He was a life-long Presbyterian and an elder. He was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church where he served on the Relocation Task Force and the Pulpit Nominating Committee.
He loved playing golf but was passionate about upland game bird hunting. He spent many days with his bird dogs in the fields of Texas, Kansas, North Dakota, and his beloved Montana.
He was a Kappa Sigma, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the American College of Physician Executives, and a member of Pleasant Valley Country Club.
The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the physicians and nurses at Baptist Hospital who were excellent caregivers, friends, and advisors.
In lieu of flowers, the family, requests that memorials be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church or the Baptist Health Foundation in Little Rock.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 14th at 2 p.m. in Trinity Presbyterian Church. Jeff Price will officiate. Burial will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home, www.ruebelfuneralhome.com
Hambrick, 58, of Russellville, AR, died Saturday, July 5, 2008 at
St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. The son of Jack
and Josephine Olvie Bradshaw Hambrick, he was born October 9, 1949
in Lufkin, TX. He had attended Arkansas Tech University, The University
of Arkansas in Fayetteville and LSU in Baton Rouge, LA. He was an
award winning sculptor and potter. He was preceded in death by his
Timothy Lee Hardgrave, age 60, of Dover, died Thursday, March 4, 2010 at the Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A son of the late Johnie Hershel and Alma Luella Waits Hardgrave, he was born February 9, 1950 in Russellville. He was employed by Arkansas Tech University, working in the physical plant, and was a member of the Hatley Missionary Baptist Church at Dover. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Janet L. Courson, and a nephew, Donald Hargrave.
Survivors include his wife of thirty-one years, Gloria Hardgrave; two daughters: Ashlee D. A. Hardgrave of Chicago, Illinois; and Tamara Davis of Dublin, Georgia; a brother and sister-in-law, Johnie R. and Valli Hardgrave of Sulphur Springs, Texas; a brother-in-law, Daryl Courson of Crossett; five nephews and nieces: Chuck Sitton, David Sitton, Mark Courson and his wife, Carmen, Jana Brezinski and Brian Hardgrave; an aunt, Dorothy Sanders; cousins Evelyn and Jay Johnson; and other relatives and friends.
The funeral service will be at 10 A.M. on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at the Hatley Missionary Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Ronnie Canard. Burial will be in East Point Cemetery near Russellville, by Shinn Funeral Service.
The family will receive friends on Monday evening, from 5 to 7 P.M., at the funeral home.
The family requests donations be made to the Timothy Lee Hardgrave Memorial Fund, c/o River Town Bank.
The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com
Thomas A Hepp
Thomas A. Hepp, 52, of the 1100 block of Norcova Court, died April 7, 2002. Born in Lubbock, Texas, Mr. Hepp had retired from the U.S. Navy as a chief petty officer after 20 years of service. Chief Hepp was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and was also a computer instructor at Tidewater Tech. Survivors include his wife, Daisy T. Hepp; two sons, Jamie Hepp and Michael Hepp, both of Chesapeake; his father, Phillip A. Hepp of Russellville, Ark.; and a sister, Sandra K. Scheible.He was preceded in death by his mother, Juanita Hepp, and a brother, Steven Wayne Hepp.
A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, by the Rev. Fr. Leo Manalo. Burial will follow in Colonial Grove Memorial Park where military honors will be accorded. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 6 to 9 p.m.
David Glenn Hill, 54, of Russellville died Sunday,
July 10, 2005, at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center.
Karen E. Jones, 57, of Russellville, died Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Russellvile.
She was born October 18, 1950, in Russellville. She was owner of Armadillo’s Hands and part owner of Emporium for many years.
Survivors include her mother, Jean McGuire Wnukoski of Dover, father, Lemoyne Jones of North Little Rock, brother, David Jones of Dover, sister, Barbara Ogden of Livermore , CA. niece, Jennifer Odgen of Livermore, CA., and a companion, Paul F. Stockton of Russellville.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Larry D. Lee, 48, of Hattieville, formerly of Russellville, died Wednesday, May 19 at Conway Regional Medical Center at Conway.
He was born on October
10, 1950 in Russellville to Verlon Ray and Margaret Storment
Lee. He married Pam Huelle Lee on March 8, 1973. He was the owner
and operator of Plumbers Supply in Conway. He was a National
Guard Veteran. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church
Funeral was held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Humphrey Chapel with the Rev. Jesse B. Rye officiating. Burial was at the Oakland Cemetery in Russellville under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service.
Pallbearers were Ricky
White, Brad White, J.D. Saxton, Wayne Buck Shearer, Donnie Saxton
and Robert Shearer.
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