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Ashley News Observer- Obituaries


Obituaries
CARL ADAMS
Carl “Deanie” Adams, 65, of Hamburg, died Jan. 24, 2015 at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock.

He was a lifetime resident of Hamburg, a retired logging contractor and a member of First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther and Hattie Pollock Adams; a sister, Virginia Ann Adams and four brothers, George Glenn Adams, Charles Louis Adams, Clifton “Chubby” Adams and James Adams.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Goodwin Adams of Hamburg; two daughters, Emily Adams Wright and Carly Adams Deweese, both of Hamburg; three brothers, Donald Adams and Richard Adams, both of Hamburg and W.T. Adams of Crossett; a grandchild and other relatives.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. 

Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


EVA BAILEY
Eva Joy Bailey, 84, of Crossett, formerly of Waldo, died Jan. 20, 2015 at Ashley County Medical Center.

Graveside services were Jan. 22 at Arlington Memorial Park, with the Rev. Ernest King officiating.

She was a former restaurant owner and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam N. Taylor and Lizzie Gunter Taylor Warren; her husband, J.C. “Doc” Bailey; three sisters and two brothers.  

She is survived by three sisters, Frances Hudson of Haynesville, La., Dean Colbert of El Dorado and Velma Gillum of Lake Jackson, Texas and other relatives.

Bailey Funeral Home of El Dorado was in charge of arrangements.


CLYDE GARDNER
Clyde E. Gardner, 74, of Hamburg, formerly of Crossett, died Jan. 22, 2015 at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center in Little Rock. 

Funeral services were Jan. 25 at Trinity Free Will Baptist Church, with burial in Unity Cemetery. Bros. Keith Boseman and Bruce Culp officiated.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a retired letter carrier and a member of Trinity Free Will Baptist Church. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Maude Brantley Gardner and two brothers, Lonnie and Billy Gardner.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia Moffatt Gardner of Hamburg; four daughters, Miki Goodwin and Tommie Ann Moffatt, both of Hamburg, Wendy Hoover of Emmet and Joy Doss of Bossier City, La.; four stepsons, Wendell Moffatt, Tony Moffatt, Phillip Moffatt and Russell Moffatt, all of Hamburg; a brother, Charles Gardner of Crossett; a sister, Mildred Ogden of Macon, Ga.; 18 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Zachary Hoover, Josh Goodwin, Luke Goodwin, Dustin Moffatt, Colin Moffatt, Trace Moffatt, Christopher Moffatt, Clayton Moffatt, Drew Moffatt, Brandon Moffatt, Jarred Moffatt, Isaac Doss, Micah Doss and Noah Doss.

Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


MARGIE LIVINGSTON
Margie Bell Livingston, 83, of Hamburg, died Jan. 25, 2015 at her residence. 

Funeral services were Jan. 27 at Egypt Missionary Baptist Church, with burial in Dailey Cemetery. Bros. Jerry Carter and Ferrell Breshears officiated.

She was a foster grandparent in the Hamburg School District and a member of Egypt Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank “Gip” Livingston; a daughter, Judy Morris; her parents, Jesse andAllie Mae Pogue Craig; a brother, James “Ed” Craig and a sister, Betty Jean Slaughter.

She is survived by two sons, Ronnie Livingston and Terry Livingston, both of Hamburg ; two brothers, Jessie “Shorty” Craig and Jimmy Crai, both of Hamburg; two sisters, Joyce Berry and Rosie Lee Williamson, both of Hamburg; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Tony Craig, Regan Craig, John Craig, Bobby Rainey, Clint Jeffers, Mickey Craig and Travis Berry. 

Memorials may be made to the Brianna Rainey Cancer Fund, 432 Binns Loop, Crossett, AR 71635. 

Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


JEANETTE LEWIS
Jeanette Foote Lewis, 78, died Jan. 20, 2015 in Henderson, Nev.

Funeral services are at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Delta, Colo., with burial in Delta City Cemetery in Delta, Colo.

She was a secretary and helped her husband operate a feed lot in Delta, Colo.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Frank Lewis; her parents, Eldredge and Letha Foote; and seven brothers and sisters.

She is survived by two daughters, Sharon Malfitano of Grand Junction, Colo. and Laura Morgan of Henderson, Nev.; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.


JIMMY MILLS JR.
Jimmy D. Mills, Jr., 85, of Crossett, died Jan. 26, 2015 at Cornerstone Hospital in West Monroe, La.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, with burial in Pinewood Memorial Park. The Rev. Eric Hodge will officiate.

He was a lifetime resident of Crossett, a veteran of the U.S. Merchant Marines and the U.S. Air Force, a longtime employee of Georgia-Pacific and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Vaughn Mills; his parents, Jimmy Dell and Verdie Woods Mills; a great-grandson, Brady Dye and two brothers, Ronnie and Thomas Mills.

He is survived by a son, David Mills of Crossett; a daughter, Cheryl Montgomery of Crossett; a sister, Eula Jean McKee of Holiday Island; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Wilburn Austin, Carl John Gwin, Steven Haulter, David Moix, Mike Shirley and Mike Herrington. 

Memorials may be made to Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 1533 HWY 52 West, Crossett, AR  71635.

Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.





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