Rector AR Funeral Homes
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Rector, AR 72461
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Rector, AR 72461
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Monday, June 26, 2017
Virginia Medical Society for 15 years, and was a member of the American Medical Association and Southern Medical Association. After 36 years of private practice, Dr. McNeely became Medical Director for Union Camp Corporation. He continued as the paper mill’s medical director through its acquisition by International Paper, serving in that position for 10 years. He became a member of the college of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He was a member of High Street United Methodist Church and the Franklin Rotary Club. His favorite pastimes were reading, traveling, family beach trips, and attending Duke University football and basketball games where he was a lifetime member of Iron Dukes Athletics.A service will be held at Sossoman Funeral Home in Morganton, North Carolina. There will be a gathering of friends from 1pm to 2pm Saturday, June 24, 2017 prior to the 2pm service at the funeral home chapel. The entombment will followed at Burk Memorial Park Mausoleum with military honors provided by United States Navy and Caldwell County Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to all who offered their prayers and support during his time of illness. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the American Cancer Society, 4-A Oak Branch Dr. Greensboro, NC 27407 or High Street United Methodist Church, PO Box 218, Franklin, VA 23851.Monday, June 26, 2017
Auburn Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of the Massachusetts Justice of the Peace Association and served on its Executive Board for 7 years. He remained a member of the National Funeral Directors Association as well as the Massachusetts Funeral Directors Association. Bill was a recipient of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce Humanitarian Award in 1984, and the Volunteer of the Year award from the American Red Cross, Central Mass Chapter in 1997. He married Norma H. Ring in 1967, and they built a wonderful life together during their 43 years of marriage. He is survived by three sons, William E. Wallace III of Killeen, TX, Robert J. Wallace Sr. of Nicholson, PA, Christopher J. Sommerhoff of Deerfield Beach, FL, one daughter, Karin Graves of Auburn, MA, as well as nine grandchildren, and several great grandchildren. He is pre-deceased by his wife, Norma R. Wallace, and his son, Donald B. Wallace. “I have had the privilege of knowing many wonderful people throughout my career. For that, I am forever grateful. And I have been blessed with a wonderful family.”—Bill Wallace The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Rose Monahan Hospice Home for the exceptional care and compassion they provided Bill in his final weeks. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Bill’s family on Friday June 30, 2017 from 1:30-2:30 pm at Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, 91 Central Street, Auburn. A service honoring his life will begin at 2:30pm concluding with military honors. Burial will be held privately in Hillside Cemetery, Auburn. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Shriners Hospital on 516 Carew Street in Springfield, MA.Monday, June 26, 2017
Carpentier. She attended Woodrow Wilson grade school, and graduated from Wilby High School class of 1954, and the St. Mary’s Nursing School. Terri was a Registered Nurse and later became the Director of Home Interior and Gifts. Terri enjoyed a busy life and was always the life of the party, whether she was at a family gathering, fireworks display, or being a member of one her many clubs and organizations, she lived life to the fullest. She was a member of the NAVA Ski Club. She was an avid golfer and bowler and enjoyed being a member of the Prospect and Watertown Country Clubs and a regular at Lakewoods Lanes. Terri could always be found at the Prospect Senior Center. Whether she was in a pool league, playing or organizing pinochle games, or playing cards or bocce ball, she really enjoyed the time and the friends she had at the senior center. She also enjoyed frequent trips to the casinos. Most of all she loved spending time with her family. Terri is survived by her her sons, Donald Charette and wife Sue, of Woodbury, CT; Douglas Charette of Prospect, CT; her daughters Michele Chase and husband Greg of Marlborough, CT; Kim Bedini and husband Luke of Roxbury, CT; Barbara Gervais and her husband Bob of Laguna Woods, CA; her brother, Bert Carpentier; her grandchildren Brandon and Mackenzie Chase; Luke and Adam Bedini; Rebecca and her husband Alex Alferi; Bryan, Allyson, Jennifer Charette; AlexaMonday, June 26, 2017
He owned and operated Mann’s Bi-Rite in Indian Mound for over 30 years. He also owned a pool room and a restaurant. Mr. Mann served on the Board of Directors at Farmer’s Bank and Trust Company in Indian Mound. He was a Methodist. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Lucille Mullins Mann, brother, Tom Mann and sisters, Rosalie Moore Galford, Marjorie Ezell and Lela Heflin. Survivors include his sisters, Dolly Smith Norris, Clarksville, TN, Ann Elizabeth Harrison, Dover, TN, brother, J.B. Mann, Indian Mound, TN, many nieces and nephews, and caregivers, Audrey Stapelton, Amber Treat and Cindy Ulrich. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Anglin Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Indian Mound, TN. Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 4-8:00 pm and on Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 1-2:00 pm at Anglin Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Fred Smith, David Smith, Marty Grasty, Jimmy Mullins, Ed Peppard, and Jerry Harrison. Members of the Mann and Mullins families will serve as honorary pallbearers. Arrangements are entrusted to Anglin Funeral Home, Dover, TN.Monday, June 26, 2017
Ray continued his community work after retirement. He served as a trustee of ION Bank, on the YMCA Board of Directors and as a Chairman of the Rotary Scholarship Committee. Dedicated to the Catholic Church, Ray ushered at 8 a.m. Mass at St. Francis Church for over 20 years. Ray’s life will stay forever as an inspiration for his children and grandchildren. Raymond Dowling of Chicago, Illinois; Thomas Dowling and his wife Susan of Oakdale, Connecticut; Judy Leask and her husband Richard of Glendale, Arizona; and Jennifer Gilman and her husband Robert, who live in Hingham, Massachusetts with Ray’s three grandchildren: Tommy, Matt and Mia. Ray has two brothers, Robert residing in Suffield, Connecticut with his wife Mary and Donald residing in Lynnwood, Washington who has survived his late wife Sara.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 11:00am at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church Street, Naugatuck. Everyone is kindly asked to go directly to church. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck. Calling hours are Monday June 5, 2017 from 4 to 8pm at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck. To honor Ray’s memory, contributions can be made to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770, to the Raymond E. Dowling Resource Center at Naugatuck High School, 543 Rubber Avenue, Naugatuck, CT 06770 or to the Bob Veillette Recovery Fund, 119 Timothy Road, Naugatuck, CT 06770.Monday, June 19, 2017
Church News article.As a General Authority Seventy, Elder Lasater served as second counselor in the Europe Area, as assistant executive director of the Missionary Department, as President of the North America Southeast Area and as assistant executive director of the Curriculum Department.Elder Lasater spent his career in the U.S. Air Force, where he retired as a U.S. Air Force Brigadier General.He was born on Dec. 8, 1931, in Farmington, Utah, to Rowena Saunders and Robert B. Lasater, and spent his youth in the Ogden, Utah, area. He graduated from Weber County High School in Ogden, Utah, and married Marilyn Jones, from Samaria, Idaho, on July 21, 1950. They are the parents of five children.In March 1952, he enlisted in the US. Air Force and was a ROTC staff sergeant while he attended Brigham Young University. His “life changed” when he was encouraged to apply for Officers Candidate School and flight training, and although he only needed 14 credits to graduate with a bachelor’s degree, Elder Lasater decided to leave BYU to obtain an Air Force commission.He became one of 162 accepted for Officer’s Candidate School and one of 33 accepted for pilot training.In March 1957, he received his commission as a second lieutenant through the air Force Officers’ Candidate School at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. From there he received his first flying assignment in 1958, and later accepted assignments that took him to California, Southeast Asia, Vietnam and Europe.While stationed in Laon, France, in 1966 (at the time he was serving as Branch President) Elder Lasater enrolled in a program through the University of Maryland to qualify for Operation Bootstrap, a program that enabled him to attend Omaha University (later known as the University of Nebraska Omaha) for six months to complete his bachelor’s degree in political science.Later, while stationed in England, he enrolled in an overseas program offered through the University of Southern California — combined with the London School of Economics, Oxford and Cambridge universities — and obtained a master’s degree.According to the U.S. Air Force website, he completed Squadron Officer School in 1966 and graduated from the National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C., in 1974.During his military career he held many responsibilities and assignments, which included serving as a deputy assistant secretary of defense for European and North Atlantic Treaty Organization policy. He was also the principal director for European and North Atlantic Treaty Organization policy, and he worked in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International
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Police have confirmed that 30 people died in the June 14 fire, with the death toll expected to rise as emergency services personnel search the ruins for bodies.John Paul Morrison, the director of education for the Archdiocese of Westminster, told Catholic News Service the archdiocese was offering counseling to students, to help them to deal with the trauma of the tragedy.“What they have witnessed was incredibly shocking,” said Morrison. “Television and media can only touch on it.“The thing that really hit the students was the screaming,” he said. “I spoke to some people yesterday who were very upset by that – by hearing, ‘Help me!’, ‘Help me!'”Morrison confirmed that students were missing from the schools, but he declined to say how many, saying he did not wish to identify them prematurely.He said hundreds of other students and their families were evacuated from the vicinity of the 24-story building because of the possibility that it might collapse and scatter debris over a half-mile radius.All students of St Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School, which is close to the tower, have been relocated to Sion Manning Catholic Girls School, which is outside of the zone cordoned off by police.“I think from an educational point of view, it is really important you get back to some form of consistency and normality as much as you can in a period of incredible anguish and tragedy,” said Morrison.He said that teachers tried extremely hard to provide students with a normal day in class, and schools across the archdiocese helped by delivering books and otheMonday, June 19, 2017
Mrs. Tull was preceded in death by her husband, Jackie Ray Tull Sr. and a brother, Bluford Weathers Jr. Services were held on June 10, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Selmer, Tenn., Joey Johnson officiated. Burial followed in the Refuge Cemetery at Bethel Springs, Tenn.erp.m.Monday, June 19, 2017
D?Angeli) Cholmeley-Jones, of Lititz. May 22, 2017. Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 560-5100Diaz, Maudiel Esolante * 18, of Quarryville. May 14, 2017. Melanie B. Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, 872-1779Fisher, Ella Elizabeth 91, wife of Charles G. Fisher, formerly of Cumberland, MD. May 23, 2017. Dewald Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., 786-3530Hurst, Anna H. (Martin) 96, of 309 Conestoga Creek Road, Terre Hill. May 23, 2017.King, Elam L. 52, husband of Barbara A. Fisher King, of 339 Gap Road. May 24, 2017. Furman Home for Funerals, 656-6833Lehman, Emmett R. 82, husband of Eunice C. Hurst Lehman, of Holtwood. May 23, 2017. William P. Spence Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., 664-2270March, Brooklyn Elaine 2, daughter of Troy A. and Jessica L. (Dewitt) March, of Gainesville, GA. May 20, 2017. Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 393-9661Martin, Elizabeth O. 84, of Lincoln Christian Home, Ephrata, wife of Paul M. Martin. May 23, 2017. Clauser Funeral Home, Inc., 949-6588McMellen, William J.* 83, of Conestoga. May 23, 2017. Melanie B. Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, 872-1779Nolt, Marilyn Louise Peifer 71, wife of Larry E. Nolt, of Souderton. May 23, 2017.Reid, JoanMonday, June 19, 2017
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