Charlie Von Garrett, 58, of Batesville died Friday, Sept. 25, 2009, in a Batesville hospital.
Born May 23, 1951, in Batesville, he was the son of Charlie and Faye Rains Garrett.
Survivors include his parents of Batesville; two sons, Kasey Garrett and Cody Garrett, both of Batesville; a sister, Lynda Garrett of Southside; and two grandchildren.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Service of Batesville.
HARDY — Donna Marie Evans, 66, of Hardy died Friday, Sept. 25, 2009, in a Mountain Home hospice.
Born March 2, 1943, in Eureka, Calif., she was the daughter of Robert and Betty Paddie Chapman. She was a homemaker and a member of Hardy United Methodist Church.
Survivors include three sons, Burton Evans of Jonesboro, Danny Evans of Hardy and Jason Evans of Highland; a daughter, Trina Womble of Hardy; a brother, Gary Ketchum of Arizona; 17 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.
CAVE CITY — Donald Eugene Fears, 74, of Cave City died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, at his home.
Born April 27, 1935, in Leachville, he was the son of R.P. “Bud” and Lena Shipman Fears. He was retired from ConAgra in Batesville and was of the Assembly of God faith.
Survivors include a daughter, Donna Andrews of Cave City; four brothers, Ernest Fears of Kingsport, Tenn., Bob Fears of Stanton, Tenn., Gary Fears of Gosnell and Larry Fears of Jonesboro, Ill.; and several nephews and nieces.
CAVE CITY — Ida May O’Neal, 86, of Cave City died Friday, Sept. 25, 2009, in a Batesville nursing home.
Born May 11, 1923, in Crowley County, Colo., she was the daughter of Aarel and Faye Lehmann Moody. She was a homemaker and a farmer. She was a member of Cave City Church of Christ.
Survivors include a son, Tim J. O’Neal of Batesville; two daughters, Jami Jo Rider of Locust Grove and Kandi Kae Garrett of Cave City; two granddaughters, Kelsi May Garrett of Cave City and Erin Elisabeth Rider of Locust Grove; and several nephews and nieces.
Laurence F. Williams, 88, of Batesville died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, in a Batesville nursing home.
Born Dec. 10, 1920, at McHue, he was the son of Tillman D. and Zetta Inman Williams. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired owner of Crowell Cleaners and Laundry. He was a member of Southside Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Evalene Williams; a son, Larry K. Williams of Rogers; and a granddaughter, Amber King of Rogers.
Helen L. Montani, 74, of Batesville died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, in a Batesville hospital.
Born April 20, 1935, in Milan, Ind., she was the daughter of Earl and May Perry Rouse. She retired after 24 years as an insurance agent with American Family Insurance Company. She was a member of West View Christian Church of Indianapolis and attended First United Methodist Church of Cave City. She enjoyed craft fairs, local festivals, taking drives, traveling and ice hockey and was a NASCAR fan and an avid Indianapolis Colts fan.
MELBOURNE — Mildred Serena Loggains Rose, 93, of Melbourne died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, in Melbourne.
Born Sept. 12, 1916, in Stone County, she was the daughter of James Martin Loggains and Nancy Ann Hester Loggains. She was united in marriage to W.F. “Nig” Rose on Oct. 28, 1939, in Lunenburg. She was a homemaker and was employed by Pioneer Nursing Home in the laundry department. She was of the Church of Christ faith and was a member of Melbourne Church of Christ.
SULPHUR ROCK — Woodrow Treadway Jr., 68, of Sulphur Rock died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, in a Little Rock hospital.
Born June 19, 1941, in Sulphur Rock, he was the son of Woodrow Treadway Sr. and Goldie Reeves Treadway. He was retired from Ideal Baking Company and was of the Pentecostal faith.
SULPHUR ROCK — Jean Withers, 97, of Sulphur Rock died Friday, Sept. 25, 2009, in a Batesville hospital.
Born July 24, 1912, in Sulphur Rock, she was the daughter of George Washington Smith and Bertha Burnside Smith. She retired from Simplicity Pattern Company in Niles, Mich., where she was a pattern folder. She enjoyed quilting and gardening. She was a member of Harrison Street Church of Christ and Sulphur Rock Extension Homemakers Club.
LITTLE ROCK — October is 4-H month in Arkansas and will be marked by participation in a national experiment in biofuels, giant pumpkins, a robot-building competition and a gubernatorial proclamation.
“October is always a big month for 4-H in Arkansas,” said Brad Davis, executive director of the Arkansas 4-H Foundation. “It’s state fair time, which often means competitions that represent culmination of a summer of hard work for our 4-H’ers.”
Among the county and state activities happening during 4-H Month:
Nikki Joe Baker and Craig Alan Amos were united in marriage July 25 at Believers Community Church in Batesville. Dr. Thomas Carpenter officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Darrell and Teresa Baker of Batesville. The groom’s parents are Rickey and Linda Amos of Conway.
Music was provided by Mike Foster, pianist.
The bride wore a halter-style dress with beading around the upper portion. She carried a bouquet of various flowers.