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Obituaries
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May 13, 2009, 10:29

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ANICE ALLEN
Anice Elizabeth Stanley Allen, 78, of Fountain Hill, died Oct. 2, 2014 at her residence. 

Funeral services were Oct. 5 at Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home, with burial in Zion Cemetery. Bros. Elvin McDill and Harold Yandell officiated.

She was a native of Ashley County, a longtime employee of Hamburg Shirt Factory and also a farm worker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Nathaniel and Madie T. Slaughter Stanley; a brother, Clancy Stanley and two sisters, Elvie Price and Vera Tollison.

She is survived by her husband, James “Nubbin” Allen of Hamburg; a daughter, Ann Hollis of Fountain Hill; two sons, Phillip Allen and Wayne Allen, both of Fountain Hill; five sisters, Linda Shockley of Monticello, Evelyn Greer and Violet Doggett, both of Midland, Texas and Mary Craig and Sherry Jeffers, both of Hamburg; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchildren and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Stan Craig, Tony Craig, Micky Craig, Jeff Meeks, Bimbo Meeks, Joey Meeks, Ricky Price and Michael Jeffers. 

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 901 N. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR  72207.

Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


OLLIE NEAL
Ollie Mack “Daddy Mac” Neal, 81, of Huttig, died Sept. 25, 2014, at his residence.

Funeral services were Oct. 4 at St. Andrews AME Church, with burial in Hutting Cemetery. Minister Joyce Jones officiated.

He was preceded in death by his parents, McKinley and Donnie Neal.

He is survived by two sons, George Ray Thrower of Reno, Nev. and Luther Ray Thrower Jr. of Dixon, Calif.; a daughter, Barbara Ann Roark of Richmond, Calif.; two sisters, Joyce Jones and Margarite Neal, both of Felsenthal; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, a great-great-granchild and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Rodrick Steel, Jimmie L. Hunt Jr., Roy L. Walker, Gary L. Hunt, Cornelius Grissom, and Frankie Breggs Jr. 

Mitchell Memorial Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.


OZELL DAY
Ozell Day, 99, of Lake Village, died Sept. 28, 2014 at Lake Village Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services were Oct. 4 at Morning Star Baptist Church, with burial in Zion Hill Cemetery in Parkdale. The Rev. Elbert Allen officiated.

She was a homemaker and a member of Bethlehem Church of Christ Holiness in Hamburg.     

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mable Stanley; her parents, Sam and Ella Godley Williams; two brothers, Robert and Gennie Williams and two sisters, Lillie Jones and Lucille Hale.

She is survived by a daughter, Ruthie Tabson of Lake Village; 15 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren, 75 great-great grandchildren and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Damien Ashford, Marco Harris, Jason Hester, Damonte Stanley, Johnny Stanley and Emmanuel Downs.

Cromwell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


WANDA PURVIS
Wanda Williamson Purvis, 64, of Hamburg, died Oct. 1, 2014 at Lifecare Hospital in Ruston, La.

Funeral services were Oct. 3 at Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home, with the Rev. Eugene Howie officiating. Burial to be held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery at a later date.

She was a lifetime resident of Ashley County, a homemaker and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Snyder.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Lee Purvis; her parents, L.V. “Bo” and Marceline Hopkins Williamson; a brother, Buddy Williamson and a sister, Patricia Hale.

She is survived by two sons, Michael Grice of Thomasville, Ala. and Jay Grice of Portland; a brother, Don Williamson of Hamburg; a sister, Barbara Jeffers of Hamburg and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Association, c/o Mr. Keith Ladd, 186 Ashley 121 Road, Hamburg, AR 71646.

Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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