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Beard's Funeral Chapel and Crematory Inc

855 South Happy Hollow Road
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 521-8551
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Fairview Memorial Gardens Inc

1728 East Mission Boulevard
Fayetteville, AR 72703
(479) 521-8701
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Nelson Berna Funeral Home and Crematory

4520 North Crossover Road
Fayetteville, AR 72703
(479) 521-5000
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Clyde Shelton, noted aviator, NASA pioneer, dies - Elk Valley Times

Monday, June 19, 2017

Following his honorable discharge in 1955, Mr. Shelton finished his business degree at Indiana Tech. He soloed and began earning his pilot’s credentials at Wilkes Field in Fayetteville where he did buy that aircraft and began flight instructing both in Fayetteville and Huntsville, Ala., in 1963.Mr. Shelton, still actively flying until Nov. 30, 2016, ended his aviation career having given well over 20,000 hours of flight instruction. He graduated over 1,000 students, and as an FAA flight examiner and beginning in 1987, he administered a United States’ record 10,379 check ride flights.His personal logbook documents 38,971 actual flight hours with ratings as an airline transport pilot, single and multi-engine instrument instructor and Cessna Citation jet.Mr. Shelton actually had two careers. A charter member of NASA, the Marshall Space Flight Center, he and his colleagues made aerospace history during our nation’s space race. He was there from the beginning working with Dr. Werner Von Braun on all the launch vehicles from the Redstone Rocket to the Saturn V Moon Rocket, finishing after 38 years with the Shuttle program in 1993.The patriarch of three generations of pilots, Clyde instructed his wife, Sara, in 1966; his son, Scott, now a Boeing 747 captain for Delta Airlines on his 16th birthday; and his grandson, Nevada, currently a captain in the United States Army flying the Blackhawk helicopter on his 16th birthday, as well.Clyde Shelton’s legacy is firmly established in those lives he touched. He was a genuine aviation professional. He was a man whose integrity, character, food nature and sincere interest in his students defined him as a man of competent humility.For his extraordinary and endearing contributions to aviation, Mr. Shelton was elected in...

Jay Dickey, Arkansas Lawmaker Who Blocked Gun Research, Dies at 77 - New York Times

Monday, May 01, 2017

Jay Woodson Dickey Jr. was born on Dec. 14, 1939, to Jay and Margaret Dickey. His father was a lawyer.He attended Hendrix College in Arkansas and graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville in 1961 with a bachelor’s degree. He earned a law degree there, too.His marriage to the former Betty Poole, who became the first woman to be named chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court, ended in divorce.Besides his son Ted, he is survived by another son, John; three daughters, Laura Dickey Campbell, Rachel Dickey Haithcoat and Cindy Pefferkorn McCormick; his sister, Barbara Dickey McCain; and 11 grandchildren.Mr. Dickey was a lawyer and a businessman — a franchisee of the Taco Bell and Baskin-Robbins fast-food chains — when he was elected to the first of four terms in the House of Representatives in 1992. He was the first Republican to represent the Fourth District in rural southwestern Arkansas since Reconstruction.In Congress, he was also a sponsor of an amendment barring the Health and Human Services Department from funding experiments that involved the destruction of a human embryo or the creation of a human embryo.His vote to impeach President Bill Clinton apparently did not sit well with constituents in his congressional district, where Mr. Clinton had been born and raised. Less than two years later, in 2000, Mr. Dickey was defeated in a bid for a fifth term.

Hayes, Otis Roland, Jr. - The Chattanoogan

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Also preceding him in death is his brother, Dr. William Allen “Billy” Hayes, Fayetteville, GA and his maternal grandmothers, Mrs. Alice Lackey and Mrs. Janie Walker, both of Chattanooga, TN.Otis is survived by his devoted children, Otis Roland (Ann) Hayes III, Esq., Sherman Oaks, CA, Felicia Maria Hayes, Austin, TX and their mother Christella McCline, Austin, TX and Saarah Hayes Ishii, Tokyo, Japan and her mother, Mami Ishii, Fukuoka, Japan, brother, Reverend A. L. “Tony” (Dr. Constance) Hayes of Franklin, TN., “Aunt Dot”, Dorothy Woods of Chattanooga, TN.  Otis also leaves to cherish his memory a grandchild, Gianna Christella Hayes, daughter of Otis Hayes III, along with several cousins, nephews, nieces, the Howard High School Class of 1954 and a host of other relatives and dear friends.The memorial service for Otis Roland Hayes, Jr. will be held at The Blue Room, 1600 E. 18th Street (18th & Vine), Kansas City, MO 64108 on Thursday, April 20, from 4-5 p.m. with a Jazz Musical Repast to commence from 5-7 p.m.The family of Otis Roland Hayes, Jr. would like to extend sincere gratitude to Otis’ caretaker and personal assistant, Ms. Evette Seeney, who provided assistance prior to and during his illness. The family would also like to express our heartfelt appreciation to The Blue Room and the Coda Jazz Fund for providing a musical family for Otis and their assistance to the Hayes family in this time of bereavement. Otis was a member of the “Elder Statesman Little Big Band” and was a proud member of the jazz community of Kansas City, MO.In lieu of flowers in memory of Otis Roland Hayes, Jr. please send financial donations to The Coda Jazz Fund – P. O. Box 412116 – Kansas City, MO  64141- 2116. Donations can be made online at The Coda Jazz Fund.org.Cremation Services provided by the Lawrence A. Jones Funeral Home – 2065 N 5th Street , Kansas City, KS  – 66101   (931) 371-2822Obituary Services provided by the Terrell Broady Funeral Home – 3855 Clarksville Pike, Nashville, TN  37218 – (615) 244-4755.Obituary Services provided by the John P. Franklin Funeral Home – 1101 Dodds Avenue, Chattanooga, TN – 37404 - (423) 622–9995...

Patsy Cowgill

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Robert and Ruby Long; and brother, Bobby Long. She is survived by her husband, J.W. Cowgill, of the home in Nescatunga; daughter, Susie Baker, of Stillwater, OK; brother, John Long, of Fayetteville, NC; a nephew, Johnny Long, Jr., of Hope Mills, NC; and her cocker spaniel, Tucker.Memorials in Patsy’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds.Condolences may be made and services viewed online at www.ladusauevans.com.

Deaths Summary for Sunday, March 12, 2017 - Charleston Post Courier

Monday, April 03, 2017

Wednesday. Arrangements by Stuhr's Downtown Chapel of Charleston, S.C.THOMAS, Elizabeth Nowell, 90, of Dunn, N.C., formerly of Seneca, S.C., widow of Rex. L. Thomas, died Thursday. Arrangements by Fayetteville Cremation Services of Fayetteville, N.C. ...

Fayetteville funeral homes hire therapy dog - KHBS - 4029tv

Monday, March 06, 2017

Fayetteville funeral homes hire therapy dog Updated: 6:40 PM CST Feb 6, 2017 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. —Nelson-Berna Funeral Home and Moore's Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville are both using a four-legged friend named Gracie to help comfort families in distress. AdvertisementGracie isn't even two years-old yet, and she's already certified as a therapy dog. To get certified, Gracie had to pass a certification test and do 10 supervised visits with a certified observer at the Arkansas State Veterans Home in Fayetteville. The funeral staff loves Gracie, and views her as a member of the team.“She’s the type of dog that’s very affectionate. She loves attention and to play ball. We’re constantly playing ball with her, and the staff just fell in love with her,” said Scott Berna, Nelson-Berna Funeral Home & Crematory. Berna and his staff are working to help Gracie get used to people and teach her how to stay calm when comforting families.Once Gracie masters that, the funeral home plans to start a...

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Clyde Shelton, noted aviator, NASA pioneer, dies - Elk Valley Times

Monday, June 19, 2017

Following his honorable discharge in 1955, Mr. Shelton finished his business degree at Indiana Tech. He soloed and began earning his pilot’s credentials at Wilkes Field in Fayetteville where he did buy that aircraft and began flight instructing both in Fayetteville and Huntsville, Ala., in 1963.Mr. Shelton, still actively flying until Nov. 30, 2016, ended his aviation career having given well over 20,000 hours of flight instruction. He graduated over 1,000 students, and as an FAA flight examiner and beginning in 1987, he administered a United States’ record 10,379 check ride flights.His personal logbook documents 38,971 actual flight hours with ratings as an airline transport pilot, single and multi-engine instrument instructor and Cessna Citation jet.Mr. Shelton actually had two careers. A charter member of NASA, the Marshall Space Flight Center, he and his colleagues made aerospace history during our nation’s space race. He was there from the beginning working with Dr. Werner Von Braun on all the launch vehicles from the Redstone Rocket to the Saturn V Moon Rocket, finishing after 38 years with the Shuttle program in 1993.The patriarch of three generations of pilots, Clyde instructed his wife, Sara, in 1966; his son, Scott, now a Boeing 747 captain for Delta Airlines on his 16th birthday; and his grandson, Nevada, currently a captain in the United States Army flying the Blackhawk helicopter on his 16th birthday, as well.Clyde Shelton’s legacy is firmly established in those lives he touched. He was a genuine aviation professional. He was a man whose integrity, character, food nature and sincere interest in his students defined him as a man of competent humility.For his extraordinary and endearing contributions to aviation, Mr. Shelton was elected in...

Jay Dickey, Arkansas Lawmaker Who Blocked Gun Research, Dies at 77 - New York Times

Monday, May 01, 2017

Jay Woodson Dickey Jr. was born on Dec. 14, 1939, to Jay and Margaret Dickey. His father was a lawyer.He attended Hendrix College in Arkansas and graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville in 1961 with a bachelor’s degree. He earned a law degree there, too.His marriage to the former Betty Poole, who became the first woman to be named chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court, ended in divorce.Besides his son Ted, he is survived by another son, John; three daughters, Laura Dickey Campbell, Rachel Dickey Haithcoat and Cindy Pefferkorn McCormick; his sister, Barbara Dickey McCain; and 11 grandchildren.Mr. Dickey was a lawyer and a businessman — a franchisee of the Taco Bell and Baskin-Robbins fast-food chains — when he was elected to the first of four terms in the House of Representatives in 1992. He was the first Republican to represent the Fourth District in rural southwestern Arkansas since Reconstruction.In Congress, he was also a sponsor of an amendment barring the Health and Human Services Department from funding experiments that involved the destruction of a human embryo or the creation of a human embryo.His vote to impeach President Bill Clinton apparently did not sit well with constituents in his congressional district, where Mr. Clinton had been born and raised. Less than two years later, in 2000, Mr. Dickey was defeated in a bid for a fifth term.

Hayes, Otis Roland, Jr. - The Chattanoogan

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Also preceding him in death is his brother, Dr. William Allen “Billy” Hayes, Fayetteville, GA and his maternal grandmothers, Mrs. Alice Lackey and Mrs. Janie Walker, both of Chattanooga, TN.Otis is survived by his devoted children, Otis Roland (Ann) Hayes III, Esq., Sherman Oaks, CA, Felicia Maria Hayes, Austin, TX and their mother Christella McCline, Austin, TX and Saarah Hayes Ishii, Tokyo, Japan and her mother, Mami Ishii, Fukuoka, Japan, brother, Reverend A. L. “Tony” (Dr. Constance) Hayes of Franklin, TN., “Aunt Dot”, Dorothy Woods of Chattanooga, TN.  Otis also leaves to cherish his memory a grandchild, Gianna Christella Hayes, daughter of Otis Hayes III, along with several cousins, nephews, nieces, the Howard High School Class of 1954 and a host of other relatives and dear friends.The memorial service for Otis Roland Hayes, Jr. will be held at The Blue Room, 1600 E. 18th Street (18th & Vine), Kansas City, MO 64108 on Thursday, April 20, from 4-5 p.m. with a Jazz Musical Repast to commence from 5-7 p.m.The family of Otis Roland Hayes, Jr. would like to extend sincere gratitude to Otis’ caretaker and personal assistant, Ms. Evette Seeney, who provided assistance prior to and during his illness. The family would also like to express our heartfelt appreciation to The Blue Room and the Coda Jazz Fund for providing a musical family for Otis and their assistance to the Hayes family in this time of bereavement. Otis was a member of the “Elder Statesman Little Big Band” and was a proud member of the jazz community of Kansas City, MO.In lieu of flowers in memory of Otis Roland Hayes, Jr. please send financial donations to The Coda Jazz Fund – P. O. Box 412116 – Kansas City, MO  64141- 2116. Donations can be made online at The Coda Jazz Fund.org.Cremation Services provided by the Lawrence A. Jones Funeral Home – 2065 N 5th Street , Kansas City, KS  – 66101   (931) 371-2822Obituary Services provided by the Terrell Broady Funeral Home – 3855 Clarksville Pike, Nashville, TN  37218 – (615) 244-4755.Obituary Services provided by the John P. Franklin Funeral Home – 1101 Dodds Avenue, Chattanooga, TN – 37404 - (423) 622–9995...

Patsy Cowgill

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Robert and Ruby Long; and brother, Bobby Long. She is survived by her husband, J.W. Cowgill, of the home in Nescatunga; daughter, Susie Baker, of Stillwater, OK; brother, John Long, of Fayetteville, NC; a nephew, Johnny Long, Jr., of Hope Mills, NC; and her cocker spaniel, Tucker.Memorials in Patsy’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds.Condolences may be made and services viewed online at www.ladusauevans.com.

Deaths Summary for Sunday, March 12, 2017 - Charleston Post Courier

Monday, April 03, 2017

Wednesday. Arrangements by Stuhr's Downtown Chapel of Charleston, S.C.THOMAS, Elizabeth Nowell, 90, of Dunn, N.C., formerly of Seneca, S.C., widow of Rex. L. Thomas, died Thursday. Arrangements by Fayetteville Cremation Services of Fayetteville, N.C. ...

Fayetteville funeral homes hire therapy dog - KHBS - 4029tv

Monday, March 06, 2017

Fayetteville funeral homes hire therapy dog Updated: 6:40 PM CST Feb 6, 2017 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. —Nelson-Berna Funeral Home and Moore's Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville are both using a four-legged friend named Gracie to help comfort families in distress. AdvertisementGracie isn't even two years-old yet, and she's already certified as a therapy dog. To get certified, Gracie had to pass a certification test and do 10 supervised visits with a certified observer at the Arkansas State Veterans Home in Fayetteville. The funeral staff loves Gracie, and views her as a member of the team.“She’s the type of dog that’s very affectionate. She loves attention and to play ball. We’re constantly playing ball with her, and the staff just fell in love with her,” said Scott Berna, Nelson-Berna Funeral Home & Crematory. Berna and his staff are working to help Gracie get used to people and teach her how to stay calm when comforting families.Once Gracie masters that, the funeral home plans to start a...