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Edwards Van Alma Funeral Home

4100 Alma Highway
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 474-5081
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Gill Cemetary

Kibler Road
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 471-5587
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Ocker Funeral Home

700 Jefferson Street
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Van Buren AR Obituaries and Death Notices

Stanley “Butch” Richard Eldridge - Brazil Times

Monday, March 27, 2017

Brazil, passed away March 24, 2017 at 11:13 pm at the Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. He was born March 22, 1947 in Clay County, the son of Stanley A. and Phyllis Evans Eldridge. He graduated from Van Buren High School, Class of 1965. In high school, he lettered in Cross County, and in Baseball. He continued his education at Indiana State University, completing a Business Degree in 1969.Following college graduation, Butch served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged at the rank of Master Sergeant, serving for 22 years. While in the Air Force he was based at Montgomery, Hawaii and last at Scott Air Force Base working with the World Wide Evac unit. He gained experience with Hospital Administration during this time. In his other working career, he was a USPS worker in Chrisman, IL and also was a security guard at Securitas. He was a member of the Chrisman Illinois Christian Church.Stanley “Butch” Richard EldridgeButch has always loved fishing, bowling and anything to help with children. He has coached many soccer, baseball and other sports over the years. He was a fan of the Cubs, Cardinals, Cowboys and the Colts. He was a NASCAR and Indy Car racing enthusiast and a very talented at drawing.The last several years of his ...

Obituaries for March 25, 2017 - State Gazette

Monday, March 27, 2017

Friendship, Tennessee died on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at his residence in Friendship, Tennessee.Born Friday, June 29, 1956, in Red Bud, Illinois. He was the son of Clyde Calvin Asher of Van Buren, Missouri and the late Gladys Johnson Asher.He was a self-employed Millwright and an avid fisherman.Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Pastor Philip Tabler. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Visitation will be Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 10:00 AM until service time at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Anita Bane Asher of Friendship, Tennessee; two daughters, Heather Asher of Baldwin, Illinois and Loretta Ubal of Medina, Tennessee; three sons, Shannon Hill of Jackson, Tennessee, Philip Crawford of Dyersburg, Tennessee and Eric Clay Asher of Dyersburg, Tennessee; six sisters, Debbie Weeks of Dyersburg, Tennessee, Diana Holland of Van Buren, Missouri, Linda Gerlacher of Silver Springs, Maryland, Rhonda Braun of Evansville, Illinois, Brenda Cox of Jacksonville, Florida, and Sharon Krissinger of Dyersburg, Tennessee; three brothers, Kevin Asher of Finley, Tennessee, David Asher of Dyersburg, Tennessee and Mark Asher of Finley, Tennessee and twelve grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Jeremy Asher, Pat Worrell, Colten, Lanier, Rick Rodgers, Chad Asher, Eric Asher, Steve Bivens and Ronnie Robertson. Honorary pallbearers will T. J. Holland and Jeremy CruseOnline condolences may be made to the family at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Clay Carter Asher.J.C. Bizzle, age 88, of Crown Point, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017. He was born in Dyersburg, TN on January 27, 1929 to the late Emmett E. and Ellie H. Bizzle. J.C. worked as a crane operator at US Steel Tube Works until his retirement in 1986. He was an avid Cubs fan and also enjoyed golfing and bowling. J.C. will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather.He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Mary Geraldine Bizzle; daughter, Diane Bizzle; 3 grandchildren, Angela (Jay) Hegde, Kim (Mike) Gavaller, Tammy Vanderwijst; 4 great grandchildren, Eden (Ryan) Gill, Sabrina (Tyler) Shockey, Chuck Beach, Giana Gavaller; one great-great-granddaughter, Natalie Shockey; sister, Helen Mooney; nieces, Lori and Corie Mooney; and nephew, Steven (Donna) Bizzle.J.C. was preceded in death by his son, Ronald Dale Bizzle and brother, J.L. Bizzle. A visitation for J.C. will be Friday, March 24, 2017 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. at Rees Funeral Home, Winfield Chapel, 10909 Randolph, Winfield/ Crown Point, 46307. A funeral service will be Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Rees Funeral Home, Winfield Chapel with Rev. Dallas F...

Death notices published Nov. 11, 2016 - Tulsa World

Monday, November 14, 2016

Monday, Tri-County Baptist Church.StillwaterPenny, Liza Jean, 47, medical center employee, died Tuesday in Tulsa. Service 10 a.m. Monday, Council Valley Baptist Church, Yale. Strode.Van Buren, Ark.Hart, Ella Maude, 79, died Wednesday. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday and service 11 a.m. Saturday, both at Lewis-Roberts Funeral Home, Fort Smith, Ark.Death notice policyDeath notices are $55 and include basic information about the deceased: the person’s name, age, occupation, date of death, place of death, visitation and service information. They are available only to funeral homes. Funeral homes can submit death notices by e-mail to obits@tulsaworld.com, by fax at 918-581-8353 until 8 p.m. daily or by phone at 918-581-8347 from 4 to 8 p.m.Circle of LifeIn an effort to honor those who have donated either organs, eyes or tissue, the Tulsa World is participating in the "Circle of Life" campaign sponsored by the Global Organization for Organ Donation (GOOD).If your loved one was a donor, please inform the funeral director if you would like to have the "Circle of Life" logo placed in his or her listing.

September 26, 2016 - WJHnews

Monday, September 26, 2016

Witnesses in Waycross. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon at the church from 1 until 2 o’clock.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.comVan Buren ToddA funeral for Van Buren Todd took place Saturday morning in the Music Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jesse Deems officiating.Burial was in Kettle Creek Cemetery.Serving as active pallbearers were Ben Aldridge, Adam Henderson, Richard Henderson, Alexander Shackleford, Chris Shacklford and Tony Todd.Honorary pallbearers were James Marion Melton and Landon Rooks.Anthony McDonaldA homecoming service for Anthony D. McDonald was held Saturday afternoon at New Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church with Bishop A.W. Carswell Sr. and Pastor Jackie Hooper Sr. officiating.Burial followed in Paulk Cemetery in Ambrose.Pallbearers were Frank Nelson, Thomas Smith, Morris Young Jr., Dan Hamilton, Henry Anderson and Johnny Waldon.Miles-Odum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Stanley “Butch” Richard Eldridge - Brazil Times

Monday, March 27, 2017

Brazil, passed away March 24, 2017 at 11:13 pm at the Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. He was born March 22, 1947 in Clay County, the son of Stanley A. and Phyllis Evans Eldridge. He graduated from Van Buren High School, Class of 1965. In high school, he lettered in Cross County, and in Baseball. He continued his education at Indiana State University, completing a Business Degree in 1969.Following college graduation, Butch served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged at the rank of Master Sergeant, serving for 22 years. While in the Air Force he was based at Montgomery, Hawaii and last at Scott Air Force Base working with the World Wide Evac unit. He gained experience with Hospital Administration during this time. In his other working career, he was a USPS worker in Chrisman, IL and also was a security guard at Securitas. He was a member of the Chrisman Illinois Christian Church.Stanley “Butch” Richard EldridgeButch has always loved fishing, bowling and anything to help with children. He has coached many soccer, baseball and other sports over the years. He was a fan of the Cubs, Cardinals, Cowboys and the Colts. He was a NASCAR and Indy Car racing enthusiast and a very talented at drawing.The last several years of his ...

Obituaries for March 25, 2017 - State Gazette

Monday, March 27, 2017

Friendship, Tennessee died on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at his residence in Friendship, Tennessee.Born Friday, June 29, 1956, in Red Bud, Illinois. He was the son of Clyde Calvin Asher of Van Buren, Missouri and the late Gladys Johnson Asher.He was a self-employed Millwright and an avid fisherman.Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Pastor Philip Tabler. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Visitation will be Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 10:00 AM until service time at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Anita Bane Asher of Friendship, Tennessee; two daughters, Heather Asher of Baldwin, Illinois and Loretta Ubal of Medina, Tennessee; three sons, Shannon Hill of Jackson, Tennessee, Philip Crawford of Dyersburg, Tennessee and Eric Clay Asher of Dyersburg, Tennessee; six sisters, Debbie Weeks of Dyersburg, Tennessee, Diana Holland of Van Buren, Missouri, Linda Gerlacher of Silver Springs, Maryland, Rhonda Braun of Evansville, Illinois, Brenda Cox of Jacksonville, Florida, and Sharon Krissinger of Dyersburg, Tennessee; three brothers, Kevin Asher of Finley, Tennessee, David Asher of Dyersburg, Tennessee and Mark Asher of Finley, Tennessee and twelve grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Jeremy Asher, Pat Worrell, Colten, Lanier, Rick Rodgers, Chad Asher, Eric Asher, Steve Bivens and Ronnie Robertson. Honorary pallbearers will T. J. Holland and Jeremy CruseOnline condolences may be made to the family at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Clay Carter Asher.J.C. Bizzle, age 88, of Crown Point, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017. He was born in Dyersburg, TN on January 27, 1929 to the late Emmett E. and Ellie H. Bizzle. J.C. worked as a crane operator at US Steel Tube Works until his retirement in 1986. He was an avid Cubs fan and also enjoyed golfing and bowling. J.C. will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather.He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Mary Geraldine Bizzle; daughter, Diane Bizzle; 3 grandchildren, Angela (Jay) Hegde, Kim (Mike) Gavaller, Tammy Vanderwijst; 4 great grandchildren, Eden (Ryan) Gill, Sabrina (Tyler) Shockey, Chuck Beach, Giana Gavaller; one great-great-granddaughter, Natalie Shockey; sister, Helen Mooney; nieces, Lori and Corie Mooney; and nephew, Steven (Donna) Bizzle.J.C. was preceded in death by his son, Ronald Dale Bizzle and brother, J.L. Bizzle. A visitation for J.C. will be Friday, March 24, 2017 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. at Rees Funeral Home, Winfield Chapel, 10909 Randolph, Winfield/ Crown Point, 46307. A funeral service will be Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Rees Funeral Home, Winfield Chapel with Rev. Dallas F...

Death notices published Nov. 11, 2016 - Tulsa World

Monday, November 14, 2016

Monday, Tri-County Baptist Church.StillwaterPenny, Liza Jean, 47, medical center employee, died Tuesday in Tulsa. Service 10 a.m. Monday, Council Valley Baptist Church, Yale. Strode.Van Buren, Ark.Hart, Ella Maude, 79, died Wednesday. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday and service 11 a.m. Saturday, both at Lewis-Roberts Funeral Home, Fort Smith, Ark.Death notice policyDeath notices are $55 and include basic information about the deceased: the person’s name, age, occupation, date of death, place of death, visitation and service information. They are available only to funeral homes. Funeral homes can submit death notices by e-mail to obits@tulsaworld.com, by fax at 918-581-8353 until 8 p.m. daily or by phone at 918-581-8347 from 4 to 8 p.m.Circle of LifeIn an effort to honor those who have donated either organs, eyes or tissue, the Tulsa World is participating in the "Circle of Life" campaign sponsored by the Global Organization for Organ Donation (GOOD).If your loved one was a donor, please inform the funeral director if you would like to have the "Circle of Life" logo placed in his or her listing.

September 26, 2016 - WJHnews

Monday, September 26, 2016

Witnesses in Waycross. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon at the church from 1 until 2 o’clock.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.comVan Buren ToddA funeral for Van Buren Todd took place Saturday morning in the Music Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jesse Deems officiating.Burial was in Kettle Creek Cemetery.Serving as active pallbearers were Ben Aldridge, Adam Henderson, Richard Henderson, Alexander Shackleford, Chris Shacklford and Tony Todd.Honorary pallbearers were James Marion Melton and Landon Rooks.Anthony McDonaldA homecoming service for Anthony D. McDonald was held Saturday afternoon at New Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church with Bishop A.W. Carswell Sr. and Pastor Jackie Hooper Sr. officiating.Burial followed in Paulk Cemetery in Ambrose.Pallbearers were Frank Nelson, Thomas Smith, Morris Young Jr., Dan Hamilton, Henry Anderson and Johnny Waldon.Miles-Odum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.