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Ashley News Observer- Obituaries

Elner Maxwell, 104, of White Station, died Aug. 12, 2014 at Pinewood Health and Rehabilitation.

Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at New Bethel Baptist Church, with burial in Ryles Chapel Cemetery. Pastor Jesse Radford Jr. will officiate.

She was a homemaker and a member of New Bethel Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Maxwell; a daughter, Erlene Pam and her parents, Isaiah Lewis and Della Jefferson.

She is survived by two sons, Howard Pam Sr. of Crossett and Elijah “Charles Mack” Moss of Seattle, Wash. and other relatives.

Medders Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Richard Roce Miller, 71, of Batesville, died Aug. 12, 2014.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Basil and Minnie Lee Miller; a brother, Basil Herbert Miller and a sister, Joyce Miller.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Dianne Miller; a son, David Allen Miller of Crossett; a daughter, Lee Ann Alexander of Crossett; three sisters, Carolyn Houge, Hazel Freeman and Annie Ruth Miller; three grandchildren and other relatives.

The body was cremated. Bradford Memoral Funeral Home of Bradford, Ark. was in charge of arrangements.

LaTrice Roberts of Little Rock died Aug. 7, 2014 at St. Vincent Medical Center in Little Rock.

Funeral services were Aug. 16 at Shiloh Baptist Church in Strong, with burial in Gill Cemetery.

Mitchell Memorial Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.

Sidney “Kenneth” Townsend, 70, died Aug. 13, 2014.

Graveside services were Aug. 15 at Christ Church Cemetery in Bastrop, La.
He was a retired heavy equipment operator.

Golden Funeral Home of Bastrop was in charge of arrangements.

Robert Harold Wesson, 41, of Hamburg, died Aug. 11, 2014.

Funeral services were Aug. 15 at Rolfe Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, with burial in Eden Cemetery. Bros. Carlton White and Keith Wesson officiated.

He was a lifetime resident of Hamburg, an employee of Georgia-Pacific and a member of Rolfe Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Ashley Nicole Wesson and his grandparents, Everett and Jean Wesson and Clyde Tanksley.

He is survived by his wife, Lisa Kelley Wesson of Hamburg; three sons, Lane Wesson, Nicholas Wesson and Dustin Wesson, all of Hamburg; two daughters, Moreland Wesson and Katelynn Wesson, both of Hamburg; his parents, Kenneth and Annette Tanksley Wesson of Hamburg; a sister, Alicia Franklin of Hamburg; his grandmother, Evelyn Tanksley of Crossett and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Frankie White, Wade Pennington, Jeff Ross, Denton Rice, David Owens and Weston Weaver.

Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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