The Glenwood Herald Obituaries/Death Notices
|Mrs. John T. Barr, Senior||December 28, 1939|
|Mrs. John T. Barr, Senior, aged 79, died at
the home of her son, Harvey Barr, at Hope Saturday. Funeral services were held from the
First Presbyterian church Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock in charge of the Rev. Thomas
Brewster, pastor, assisted by Dr. John C. Williams of Washington and burial in Rose Hill
She is survived by two sons Dr. John T. Barr, pastor of the Presbyterian church at Norman and Glenwood, and Harvey Barr of Hope, one daughter, Mrs. E.F. Eblin of New Orleans.
Mrs. Barr was well known in Glenwood where she came on many occasions and whose cheerful inspiring presence endeared her to the hearts of all who knew her.
|J.H. Austin||December 21, 1939|
|James Henry Austin, aged 63, died at his home
in Daisy Sunday morning, at 3 o'clock, December 17th, following a lingering
illness. He was born in Texas and moved to Howard County when a boy and was educated in
the Howard county public schools. Later he began teaching school in Howard County,
teaching 5 years in the Nashville schools. Later he moved to Pike County settling at Daisy
where he owned a farm, but continued to teach school. He taught the past 27 years at
Highland, Daisy, Bills and Langley and the past three years has been superintendent of the
consolidated schools at New Hope and had to give up the school this last fall on account
of his health. Everyplace he taught, he was accorded the highest respect and confidence of
both patrons and pupils.
In 1926 he entered the race for County Assessor and was defeated by a small vote and in 1928 he entered the race for County Judge and was defeated by a few votes, but this did not dim his interest in politics in Pike County. He was at all times vitally interested in the growth and progress of the county and took an active part in all civic work.
A few years ago, Mrs. Austin passed away and left him with two small children whom he raised to care for themselves. He is survived by three sons. J.H., Jr. of Dierks, Joe V. of Daisy, Harold of Hope and two daughters, Mrs. Boyd Reece and Ruth Austin of Daisy. Three brothers E.E. of Hope, W.C. of Altus, Okla., C.R. of Fort Worth, Texas, two sisters, Mrs. Will Farley of Nashville, and Mrs. George Copeland of Houston, Texas. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at County Line, near Nashville in charge of Westbrook Funeral Home and burial at the cemetery in charge of the Masonic Lodge. He was a member of the Baptist church and the Masonic Lodge. Jim Austin was one of the finest men we had in the county or state and his passing leaves a vacancy hard to fill.
|Hurley Vaught||July 27, 1939|
|Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon
from the Methodist church at 4 o'clock p.m. for Hurley Vaught, owner and operator of the
Midway Transportation Company. Mr. Vaught, aged 48, was fatally injured Friday night when
his car left the highway, near Kirby and turned over several times. Mr. Vaught was taken
to Hot Springs hospital in a Westbrook ambulance where he died early Saturday morning.
Besides his wife, the former Miss Daisy Garrett, he is survived by his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A.P. Vaught of Caddo Gap; five sisters, Mrs. W.E. Morris, Honey Grove, Texas, Mrs.
E.L. Anderson, Heavenor, Okla., Mrs. Dan Swift, Jackson, Miss., Mrs. K.E. Hallman,
Texarkana and Mrs. A.C. Weeks, Caddo Gap, Ark., three brothers; C.A. Vaught, Tampa, Texas,
R.C. Vaught, Texarkana, and Charlie Vaught, Spiro, Okla.; and by seventeen nieces and
Funeral services were in charge of the Rev. I.A. Love, pastor of the Methodist church and the Rev. John T. Barr, Pastor of the Presbyterian Church and burial was in Glenwood cemetery in charge of Paul Heady, life-long friend of Mr. Vaught. Pallbearers were active-Bernard Edge, Boyce Burns, Little Rock; Hays Crowder, Little Rock; Amos Horn, Mt. Ida; Charlie Golden and Tom Butcher. Honorary-all employees of the Midway Transportation Company.
Mr. Vaught was a member of the Methodist Church of Caddo Gap and of the Douglas Dooley Post, American Legion, and a past commander of the Post.
|Harry J. Ware||June 22, 1939|
|El Dorado - Harry J. Ware, 46, died at his
home in El Dorado, Monday morning. He had been an employee of the Hays Iron Works for the
past nine years. Mr. Ware is survived by his wife, Mrs. Maude Ware; two sons, Harry Lee
and Ralph Ware; one daughter, Eloise Ware; his mother, Mrs. E.M. Ware; four brothers,
Scott, Enoch, and Fred Ware, all of El Dorado, and Lee Ware of Crossett; and one sister,
Mrs. W.R. Bullock of Spearsville, LA. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the
Church of Christ by the Rev. Paul Thompson. Interment was in the Bethel Cemetery, five
miles northeast of El Dorado.
Mr. Ware was a former resident of Glenwood while employed by the Clark Lumber Company. He married Miss Maude Stough, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D.O. Stough here.
|Mrs. Mary Hunter Jones||December 12, 1941|
|Mrs. Mary Hunter Jones of Langley was claimed
by death, December 9, 1941 after an illness of many months. She was born October 8, 1881
and had been a resident of this community for 33 years. She is survived by her husband,
six daughters, four sons, five grandchildren, four brothers, three sisters, and many other
relatives and friends who mourn her passing. All her children were present when the end
came except one son who has recently been called for foreign service in the U.S. Army.
She was a member of the Church of Christ where she has been a faithful member for more than 30 years. She will be missed not only by her family but by many others who loved her for the humble kind Christian life she lived.
Funeral services were held at the Church of Christ, Dec. 10 at 2 o'clock with the Rev. Mr. Johnson officiating.
The large crowd that attended the funeral, and the many beautiful flowers were a token of the great love felt for her.
|Mrs. Lorenda Alford||October 9, 1941|
|Glenwood's oldest citizen is dead. Mrs.
Lorenda Alford, aged 89, widow of the late John Alford, died at the home of her cousin,
Tom Alford, at 12:30 Wednesday, October 8th. She had been in failing health
since an attack of flu and pneumonia last winter.
She was a sister of the late Billy Alford, who died recently at New Hope. She was born near Kirby, September 26, 1852, the daughter of Winston and Mary Ann Alford. She was the last member of her immediate family. She was a member of the Methodist church. Was born and lived her entire life in Pike County where she was widely and affectionately known as "Aunt Ren". She had no children of her own but raised a boy who has always seemed like a son. Kenneth Terrell whom she took in her home when an infant and raised to manhood. She had lived over 25 years in Glenwood.
Funeral services were held Thursday morning (today) at the Methodist church in charge of the Rev. S.K. Burnett and burial in the Liberty cemetery at New Hope at 2:30 p.m.
No words can adequately express the place "Aunt Ren" held in the hearts of her many friends here and over the county and we shall miss her for a long time to come. Several nieces and nephews survive.
|William Fant||September 4, 1941|
|William Fant, better known as Uncle Will,
passed away Aug. 27, 1941, at the age of 88 years. He was born Aug 15, 1853.
Married 1874 to Miss Mary Jones, to this union was born eleven children. Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. Mary Fant; five boys, Huston, John Henry, Eddie, Alva, and Chalis; and three girls; Mrs. Sina Hines, Pat Copelin, Mrs. Ola Mae Brown. He was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church and was a faithful member until death. He also leaves thirty two grandchildren and thirty four great grand children, and a host of friends to mourn his passing. The Rev. E.J. Oneal of New Hope conducted funeral services. Burial was in Mt. Joy Cemetery.
|Mrs. W.M. Lawless||January 1 1942, Vol. 16, No. 47|
|Mrs. W.M. Lawless, aged 63, died at the family
home Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock December 25, following a long illness. She is
survived by her husband; two sons, Jasper of Glenwood and Eddie of Forester; and one
daughter, Miss Elsie Lawless of Glenwood; and by six grandchildren; also by a niece, Mrs.
Wyatt Hill, formerly Miss Ritta Lowery who lived in her home for a number of years. Also
one sister, Mrs.. W.R. Whatley, and two brothers, Will Tedder and Charlie Tedder of Daisy.
Funeral services were held from the Freewill Baptist Church at 1 o'clock Friday in charge
of the Rev. M.A. Hearron, Pastor, and burial was in Mt Joy cemetery at Daisy. Pallbearers
were Roy Hughes, Ollie Jones, Eris Lively, Ben McGough, Dr. J.N. Pate, and Homer Collins
of Arkadelphia. Mrs. Lawless was formerly Miss Josephine Tedder, the daughter of Thomas
and Elizabeth Tedder of Daisy. She was united in marriage December 3, 1899 to W.M. Lawless
and to this union four children were born, one died in infancy. She united with the
Freewill Baptist Church when a young girl and remained a consistent member until her
death. She was for a long time a valued Sunday school teacher. She attended church as long
as she was able to go and after her health failed about 8 or 10 years ago, she attended in
her wheelchair for a long time. No person has ever lived in Glenwood more sincerely loved
and will be more deeply missed than Mrs. Lawless. Her beautiful life of service to
humanity and her patient and smiling face through the long years she was an invalid will
remain a monument to her memory in the hearts of her vast host of friends. She and her
girlhood friend, Inez Herndon Sorrells, who was present at her wedding, were buried the
same day and the grief of their many friends was indeed to deep for words to express.
The church was filled to capacity and the many beautiful flowers so symbolic of deep love and esteem in which she was held by her loved ones and friends, seemed a fitting final tribute to her memory. The music was played by Mrs. Marlin Davis, and the large choir sang some of her favorite songs, and the duet, "I'd Rather Have Jesus" sang by Miss Leatrice Newcomb and her father. Robert Newcomb closed the services with prayer by the minister. Then she was taken out to her old community where a large crowd was present and she was laid to rest to await the Resurrection morn.
January 1, 1942, Vol. 16, No. 47
Headline: J.W. Pevey Killed in Car Wreck Near Benton.
J.W. Pevey, Jr. age 28, was killed at 8 a.m. Wednesday, December 24th, three miles north of Benton on 70, near Shady Grove Station, while en route to Glenwood to spend Christmas holidays with his family here. He was alone. His 1941 Chrysler car left the pavement and struck a tree. The motor was forced backward into the body of the car, and he was crushed to death. Sheriff Ross McDonald, who with two members of the State Police, who investigated the accident, stated that Mr. Pevey went to sleep at the steering wheel. As soon as his identity was established, news of the accident was rushed to radio stations in Hot Springs, and an effort made to locate his wife. The shocking news was heard by Mrs. Pevey, from the radio at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Sorrells, and immediately Mrs. Pevey and her mother left for Benton. His body was taken to the Astby(?) Funeral Home in Benton and later brought to Glenwood by Kelley Funeral Home.
Mr. Pevey was en route from Centralia, Illinois where he was employed, and had planned to spend Christmas here with his wife and daughter, Martha Nell Pevey, and Mrs. and Mrs. Warren Sorrells. His parents were killed in car accidents several years ago, and he had no other relatives other than his wife and daughter. Funeral services were held from the Baptist Church here Friday morning at 10 o'clock, in charge of the Rev. E.H. Martin, pastor of the Methodist Church, assisted by the Rev. Henry Malof, pastor of the Baptist Church. Pallbearers were Russell Floyd, Hubert Crawford, Sam Cox, Roy Watkins, Robert Newcomb and Eris Lively. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery in charge of Kelley Funeral Home. Many sorrowing friends attended the funeral, where many beautiful flowers were tributes of sympathy and love for the bereaved ones, and the choir with Mrs. H.E. McKeown at the piano, rendered special selections, after which brother Martin brought a comforting message. Mrs. Pevey was formerly Miss Tommie Sorrells, a graduate of Glenwood High School class of 1934.
June 8, 1939
W.F. Waits, age 82 years, died at his home in Amity Thursday morning. He had been a citizen of Amity 30 years and was formerly in the timber business for the Caddo River Lumber Company of Rosboro. He is survived by his wife, four sons, C.R. Waits, Little Rock, S.L. Waits of Kansas City, Mo., H.C. Waits of Kilgore, Texas, R.W. Waits of Heavenor, Okla.; one step-son, W.E. Woodard of Glenwood; two daughters, Mrs. James Penick Mobile, Ala., Mrs. M.L. Grover, Sacramento, Calif.; one step-daughter, Mrs. L.D. Williams, Forester, Ark. Funeral services were held at the home Thursday afternoon in charge of the Rev. John A. Newell, Pastor of the M.E. Church and the Rev. A.S. Whitlow, Pastor of the Amity Baptist Church. Burial was in Jones Cemetery.
Mrs. J.E. Bigger
October 3, 1929
Mrs. J.E. Bigger, aged 66, died Friday morning at 6:00 at her home in Rosboro. She was born November 19, 1862 near Dyersbury, Tennessee. At an early age, she obeyed the Gospel at Millers Chapel in Tennessee and from that time on lived a devout Christian, always active in every phase of Christian work until the last few years of her life when owing to her failing health was not permitted to go to church. Being an invalid did not take from her any of her bright disposition and at all times she was found bright and cheerful.
One June 5, 1885, she was married to J.E. Bigger. To this union five children were born all of whom survive her as does her life long companion. The children are Mrs. Pat Baker, Glenwood, Ray and Ed Bigger of Rosboro and Russell and Freeman Bigger of Little Rock. Also survived by eleven grandchildren, two sisters and two brothers, J.E. Spain, Mena, W.F. Taylor, Sulphur, Oklahoma, Mrs. Maud Reeves, San Diego, California and Mrs. J.T. Castle of Little Rock.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from the church at Rosboro in charge of the Rev. Mason of Arkadelphia assisted by Rev. C.E. Whitten of Glenwood and burial was in the Glenwood Cemetery.
Mrs. G.A. Weisner
March 1, 1928
|Mrs. G.A. Weisner of Glenwood, died at the
family residence at 12:30 Thursday February 23, of a lingering illness. She leaves a
husband and five children. A son, Jim Weisner, four daughters, Mrs. Stone of Dallas,
Texas, Mrs. Mason of Hot Springs, Mrs. Canady of Glenwood, and Mrs. Reed of Michigan.
She was a member of the Methodist Church where she was an active member for many years in Glenwood. The funeral was held at the Methodist church in charge of the pastor, the Rev. Coy E. Whitten. Burial was in the Glenwood Cemetery. Mrs. Weisner was also a sister of Mrs. W.M. McAllister of Glenwood and Mrs. John B. Wall of Oklahoma and T.J. Parson of Glenwood, three brothers who reside at Delight and one brother in Texas.
|Mrs. Ella Wilson||Thursday, Oct. 26, 1939, Vol. 14, No. 37|
|Mrs. Ella Wilson, age 88 years died at the
family home here Saturday afternoon about 3 oclock after a lingering illness. She is
survived by her sister, Grandma Pardon; a niece, Mrs. Vandiver, all of whom lived together
on First Street. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews elsewhere.
Funeral services were held at 1 oclock Sunday afternoon at the home, in charge of the Rev. I.A. Love, pastor of the Methodist Church. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery where services were in charge of the Rev. Mr. Millsapps.
|Q.H. (Quincy) Lewis||Thursday, Oct 26, 1939, Vol. 14, No. 37|
|Q.H. Lewis, aged 70, died at his home in Murfreesboro Sunday Night. He was a lifelong resident of Murfreesboro and Pike County and had served this county as County Clerk 1904 1908, county judge 1923 1927, and treasurer 1935 1937. He was an active member of the Methodist Church for 50 years and a member of the Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his widow, two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Stewart, and Mrs. Mary Agee, and one son, Howard, all of Murfreesboro. Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church Monday afternoon and burial in Murfreesboro Cemetery.|
|W.D. Simmons||Thursday, Nov. 2, 1939, Vol. 14, No. 38|
|W.D. Simmons died in a Hot Springs hospital,
Thursday night, October 26, following an illness of a few months. He was born in Allen
County, Kentucky, August 7, 1866. He had been a resident of near Glenwood, Arkansas for 18
years and had been a devoted Christian since early childhood. He was a kind father and an
affectionate husband. He had been an active member of the Assembly of God Church here
since 1931, serving as Sunday School Superintendent to the time of his death.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Herdie Simmons; three sons, Eric and Bailey of Glenwood, Clifford of Hammond, Indiana, and four step children, Dees English of Murfreesboro, Edward English of Fargo, North Dakota, Mrs. Dan Denkins, Oklahoma City, and Mrs. Gilliland of Minco, Oklahoma; also five grandchildren, three sisters, and two brothers, Mrs. W.G. Meadors, Ada, Oklahoma, Mrs. Charlie Mahew and Mrs. Lewis Morphew of Kentucky, Bud and Oscar Simmons of Kentucky, and a host of friends.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. C.V. Kemp of Malvern at the Assembly of God Church and burial in Glenwood Cemetery in charge of Westbrook Funeral Home.
|Maxine Tolleson||Thursday, Nov. 9, 1939, Vol. 14, No. 39|
|Maxine Tolleson, 14 month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Tolleson of Kirby, died at the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R.S. Johnson of Kirby, October 19, after a short illness of throat trouble. Funeral was held at Kirby Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. J.L. Hamilton. She is survived by her parents, a brother, J.C. and a sister, Mary.|
|Margaret Catherine Westfall||Thursday, Nov. 23, 1939, Vol. 14, No. 41|
|Margaret Catherine Latty, daughter of John and
Fannie Latty, was born near Daisy, Arkansas, November 5, 1866. On March 27, 1884, she was
married to James Henry Westfall, of Caddo Gap who preceded her in death 15 years ago.
She is survived by 7 sons, A.L. Westfall of Childress, Texas, J. Alvin Westfall of Hot Springs, T.J. Westfall of Texarkana, Texas, Joe A. Westfall of Camden, B.F., D.C, and R.H. Westfall, all of Glenwood; two daughters, Miss Alice Westfall and Mrs. Mable Kibler, both of Glenwood; 19 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Westfall was converted and united with the Christian Church, early in life, later joining the County Line Methodist Church having been a member of this church for more than a quarter of a century. She has been a resident of Montgomery County for more than 50 years. She had been in failing health for the past 5 years and had been a confirmed invalid for the past year.
The end came quietly and peacefully at 9:23 p.m., November 13 at the family home, one mile north of Glenwood. Funeral services were conducted from the County Line Church, Wednesday morning, November 15, the services being in charge of Dr. J.T. Barr of Norman, who was assisted by Robbie Dale Hughes of Ouachita College, Arkadelphia. Interment was in County Line Cemetery in charge of Westbrook Funeral Home.
|Roland Sparks||Thursday, Feb. 22, 1940, Vol. 15, No. 2|
|Roland Sparks, aged 24 years, died in a hospital at Dallas, Texas, Sunday, January 18, of an attack of pneumonia, according to information received her Monday. He is survived by his wife; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Sparks of Malvern; two sisters, Mrs. U.E. Crowe of Kansas City, MO., and Mrs. John Rodgers of Warren; and two brothers, Velton of Hot Springs, and Arthur Sparks, of Wyatt, MO. Funeral services were held at Daisy, Tuesday and burial in Joy Cemetery there. Roland was born in Daisy, September 20, 1915 and later moved with his parents here. His father was engaged in the mercantile business for a number of years.|
|Jeff Tolleson||Thursday, Feb 22, 1940, Vol. 15, No. 2|
|Death has entered another home and taken Uncle
Jeff Tolleson. He was born April 28, 1860, died February 11, 1940. He leaves a wife and
seven children, five girls and two boys, Benton Tolleson of Linden, TX, Leslie Tolleson of
Kirby, Mrs. Vera Berry, Mrs. Lucy Dunlap, Mrs. Maggie Muley, all of Kirby, Mrs. Angeline
Jaggers, and Mrs. Bell Hazelwood or Winfield, TX, and 13 grandchildren, 11
great-grandchildren and a host of friends to mourn his departure. He had been confined to
his bed 12 days. Uncle Jeff had been a devoted Christian a long time and was loved by all
who knew him. He will be missed around Kirby. He was always glad to talk on the Bible and
ready to help and give anyone a kindly word of advice. He always enjoyed going to church
and doing what he could. He has lived his life and was glad to go when God called him
His body was feeble
Mrs. J.W. McDowell, Kirby, Arkansas
|Marion Amos West||Thursday, Mar. 21, 1940, Vol. 15, No. 6|
|Marion Amos West, born in Sebastian County
Ark., September 15, 1870, died at Hope, Ark., March 17, 1940. Age 69 years, 6 months, and
2 days old.
Married to Sara Ann Hubbert, December 19, 1890 at Manfred, Ark., member of Missionary Baptist Church since 1911. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Sara Ann West; and son, W.H. West of Hope; and two daughters, Mrs. W.H. Smith of Hope, Ark., and Mrs. Eula West of Lufkin, Texas; and ten grandchildren, eight in Hope, one in Lufkin, Texas, and one in Fort Bliss, Texas.
Burial was in Bethel Cemetery near Glenwood, Arkansas. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. J.L. Hamilton of Glenwood and Rev. Mr. Hamilton of Hope.
|Jesse Haptonstall||Thursday, Mar. 21, 1940, Vol. 15, No. 6|
|Funeral and burial of Jesse Haptonstall, 71 of Amity, who died in a Prescott hospital, Monday night and burial in Jones Cemetery at Amity Tuesday in charge of Kelley Funeral Home. He was a retired railroad man, having served as train dispatcher for a number of years. He was at one time a depot agent here. He had resided in Amity since retiring.|
|J.N. Roberts||Thursday, Mar. 21, 1940, Vol. 15, No. 6|
|Funeral services of J.N. Roberts, who died in a Hot Springs hospital Saturday was held Sunday from the Assembly of God Church and burial in Liberty Cemetery near Caddo Gap. Arrangements were in charge of Kelley Funeral Home.|
|W.B. Watson||Thursday, Mar 28, 1940, Vol. 15, No. 7|
|W.B. Watson, aged 73, of Daisy died suddenly
of a heart attack at his home on Friday. He had just returned from Glenwood. He is
survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. R.B. Rodgers of Daisy and Mrs. Jasper Lawless of
Glenwood; and four sons, Commodore of Oklahoma, Joe of Shreveport, Theodore of Dierks, and
Carl of Daisy. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at Mt. Joy Cemetery.
He was well known throughout the county and had served on the school board at Daisy more than 30 years.
|Mrs. Ida May Jessup||Thursday, May 16, 1940, Vol. 15, No. 14|
|Mrs. Ida May Jessup, 74, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C.R. Andrews, of Bayou Meto, at 5 a.m., Monday, May 13. She is survived by three sons; Elbert Jessup of Glenwood, John Jessup and Frank Jessup, both of Carlisle; two daughters, Mrs. D.D. Tilbury, Parkdale, and Mr. C.R. Andrews of Bayou Meto; two brothers, C.F. Lock of Wheaton, MO, and Sam Lock of West Plains, MO; also 11 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at the Methodist church in Carlisle, by the Rev. J.M. Workman of Carlisle and the Rev. W.R. Boyd of Ashdown. Burial is in Carlisle Cemetery by Griffin-Leggett.|
|Emmett Shields Dooley||Thursday, May 23, 1940, Vol. 15, No. 15|
|Emmett S. Dooley, age 83, died at his home
Saturday night, May 18, at 10 oclock following several weeks declining health. He is
survived by two daughters, Mrs. Roy Watkins, Miss Josie Dooley; and one son, Jim; and by
three grandchildren, Roy Douglas, Pat and Evangeline Watkins; and by a nephew, E.L.
Dooley; and a niece, Mrs. Louise Copeland. His wife died three years ago.
Funeral services were held from the Presbyterian church Sunday afternoon at 4 oclock in charge of Dr. J.T. Barr, pastor and burial was in Glenwood Cemetery in charge of Kelley Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Butler Copeland, Robert Talley, Hester McCauley, Edbert Jessup, William Helm, Polk Haggard, W.O. Fuller and Willie Miller, all members of the Douglas Dooley Post American Legion.
Mr. Dooley was born in Oxford Mississippi, December 18, 1856, the son of James Madison and Frances Elizabeth Dooley. He received his education from the public schools of Oxford and the University of Mississippi. He was married to Miss Hattie Irene Moss, December 7, 1893. He united with the Presbyterian church at an early age and had served as Elder in the church since he was 25 years old. He came to Arkansas in 1907 and had resided in Glenwood since 1918. He was formerly in the mercantile business with Merritt and Dixon. His oldest son, Douglas, was killed in the World War and the local American Legion Post, Douglas Dooley Post, was named in his honor. Mr. Dooley was an honorary member of the local Post and attended all important meetings. Some of the boys would always bring him to the meetings and he was present at the last big meeting they had. He was indeed a good man, loved and highly respected by all who knew him.
|Headline: Mrs. Luther Fair Died Suddenly in California||Thursday, Jun 13, 1940, Vol., 15, No. 18|
|The many friends of Mrs. Luther Fair were shocked and grieved to learn of her sudden death in San Diego, California, Saturday. Her body will be brought back to Glenwood for burial, the date will be announced later and full particulars will appear in next weeks paper. Mrs. Fair is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T.G. Hare.|
|Headline: Woman Finds Husband Dead, Shock is Fatal||September 15, 1927, Vol. 2, No. 30|
|Horrified and overcome with grief when she
found her husband dead in a field where he had gone to gather peas Saturday afternoon,
Mrs. Sarah Copeland, aged 40, sank to the ground and died shortly after; a double funeral
was held Sunday afternoon.
Charles Copeland, aged 48, and his wife lived near Kirby. Mr. Copeland, apparently in good health, at a hearty meal about noon and left for the field to gather his pea crop. When he had not returned at 5 oclock, Mrs. Copeland went in search of him and found him dead. She died from shock before medical aid could reach her.
Burial was in the cemetery at Mount Joy, one mile west of Daisy. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. E.J. ONeal. The couple is survived by three sons and five daughters.
|Mrs. A.A. McMillan||November 3, 1927, Vol. 2, No. 37|
|Mrs. A.A. McMillan was born in Alabama, Jan.
13, 1847 and died Oct. 30, 1927. She married Mr. N.S. Paslay and to this union, four
children were born, two of whom, John Pasley of Dallas, Texas, and Mrs. John Ray of
Glenwood, Ark., still survive. Mr. Paslay died an elderly man July 9, 1908. Four years
later, October 29, 1911, she married Mr. A.A. McMillan of Atlee, Ark.. Mrs. McMillan died
Feb 25, 1927.
She was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church for sixty-two years and lived a consecrated Christian life to the end.
She has only left this worldly pain and trouble, this thorny and rugged path below for heaven above. She is not dead, but sleeping that sweet sleep in Jesus from which no one ever awakes to weep.
|Marzon J. Smith||September 4, 1941|
|Marzon J. Smith, aged 57 years, died August
22, 1941, at New Hope, where he was born and lived all his life. He is survived by his
wife, two daughters; Mrs. Floy Reid, Miss Gladys, two sons; Glenn and Hugh, one grandson;
Jim Morgan Reid, two brothers; Carson Smith of Foreman, Luther Smith of Arkadelphia,
sisters, Mrs. Tora Pate of Texarkana, AR, Elba Reid, Grace Killian of New Hope, and Hazel
Funeral services were held at Pleasant Grove, where he had worshiped for over 30 years, being a deacon of the church, August 23. Sermon by his pastor, the Rev W.A. Hearron. Nashville funeral home director in charge. Many lovely floral offerings attested the love everyone had for this fine Christian gentleman.
We mourn with the family the loss of this good man. He was laid to rest by the side of his father Bennett Smith, and his mother.
When the Trump sounds he will rise in the likeness of the savior he loved so well.
|Mrs. Nancy Allen||January 3, 1929, Vol. 3|
|Mrs. Nancy Allen, who was born in Missouri in 1869, passed
away December 26, 1928 at the age of 68 years.
Mrs. Allen died at the home of her sons, Gillham, Arkansas.
She is survived by her husband, Mrs. C.C. Allen of Gillham, two sons, Leon Allen of Gillham and John Allen of Glenwood; two stepchildren, Mrs. Mandy Kurley of Rosboro and Albert Allen of California; four grandchildren, one sister and a half brother of Oklahoma, a host of friends and relatives to mourn her death.
Funeral services were held in charge of Rev. Albert Barge and buried in Gillham Cemetery December 27, 1928.
|Mr. Arley Alford||September 13, 1928, Vol. 3|
|Mr. Arley Alford, aged 31, son of A.G. Alford, died at his
home here Friday afternoon, Aug. 7th following a lingering illness. Besides his
father, he is survived by two children, a boy and a girl, aged 5 and 7 years and by one
uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Alford. Arley was born and raised in Pike County
but had spent most of his life in Hot Springs. Funeral services were held Saturday
in charge of Gross Undertakers and he was laid to rest in Greenwood Cemetery, Hot Springs,
where a host of friends came to pay a last tribute to this departed friend, and the many
beautiful flowers bespoke the love and high esteem in which he was held by them.
The Herald joins the many friends in extending sympathy to the bereaved, especially to the father, who by the passing of this son, loses the last member of the family circle.
|Mrs. Minnie Stone||September 6, 1928, Vol. 3|
|The body of Mrs. Minnie Stone arrived Tuesday on the evening train from Pyote, Texas, where she and her daughter, Dorothy, has made their home for a long time and was layed to rest in the Glenwood Cemetery. Funeral was held in the Methodist Church in charge of Rev. Thomas, Pastor of the Methodist Church at Amity. Mrs. Stone is survived by her daughter, Dorothy Mae of Pyote Texas, her father G.A. Weisner, also three sisters, Mrs. O.G. Kennedy of Glenwood, Mrs. Janie Mason of Hot Springs and Mrs. Etta Rayd of Benton Harbor, Michigan, and one brother, Mr. James M. Wisner of Pritchard, Ala. We extend sympathy to the bereaved.|
|Mrs. Cornelia Dingler Bose||September 6, 1928, Vol. 3|
|Mrs. Cornelia Dingler Bose, aged 26 years, died at 8 o'clock
a.m. August 30. She is survived by her husband and a baby girl, 8 months. Also
by her father, and seven brothers and one sister.
Mrs. Bose was born and reared near Salem, joined the Baptist church when young and lived a devoted Christian life in that vicinity to the time of her death.
Funeral services were held in Salem Saturday in charge of the Rev. Coy E. Whittn of Glenwood. She leaves a host of friends and relatives here who mourn her passing.
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