De Queen Area Obituaries


From Nov. 27 edition
Daniel Gonzalez
Daniel Benito Gonzalez Juarez, age 18, a resident of Horatio, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, from injuries received in an automobile accident, in Texarkana.

He was born to Regelio German Gonzalez Cortez and Fabiola Juarez Dominguez in Mexico City, Mexico on Nov. 27, 1995. He was a graduate of Horatio High School, and was a student in Texas A & M in Texarkana. He was a member of St. Barbara's Catholic Church in De Queen.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26 at St. Barbara Catholic Church under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home in De Queen.
You can send an online sympathy message at www.chandlerfuneral.com.

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Windell L. Whisenhunt
Windell Lee Whisenhunt, age 73, a resident of Winthrop, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 in Dierks Health and Rehab.
He was born June 20, 1941 in Arkinda. He worked in sawmills and was a member of the Crossroads Baptist Church.

Graveside funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 in the Campground Cemetery with Rev. Gary Steiner officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen. You can register online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com.

To read the full obituaries, please see the Nov. 27 edition of The De Queen Bee.

Nov 26, 2014, 14:36


From Nov. 20 edition
Wanda Satterfield
Mrs. Wanda Lou Parramore Satterfield, age 71, a resident of Gillham, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 at her home after a long battle with cancer.

She was born to Leo and Naomi Faye Maynard Parramore in Lubbock, Texas on Oct. 18, 1943. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gillham, was retired from the Sevier County Development Center, and was a homemaker.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bob McManus officiating. Burial followed in the Valley Cemetery, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home.

The family received friends at Chandler Funeral Home Sunday, Nov. 16 from 5-7 p.m.
You can send an online sympathy message at www.chandlerfuneral.com.

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Bonnie Chandler
Mrs. Bonnie Jo Emerson Chandler, age 82, a resident of De Queen, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 in the De Queen Medical Center.

She was born to Louis and Elsie Flournoy Emerson on Feb. 12, 1932 in De Queen. She was an owner and operator of Chapel Hill Store and a homemaker.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 in the Chapel Hill Cemetery with Bro. Shane Haarmeyer officiating, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen. The family received friends at Chandler Funeral Home on Wednesday, Nov. 19 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
You can send an online sympathy message at chandlerfuneral.com.

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Gola Guinn
Gola ( Sweetie) Guinn, age 99, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014 in a local nursing home. She was born in Parks, Arkansas, on May 15, 1915 to the late Jeff and Martha Dooley Frost.

Gola was a devoted wife, homemaker, and faithful member of Oak Avenue Church of Christ.

Viewing is available until Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Beasley Wood Funeral Home in Mena. Funeral services will be held at the Beasley Wood at 2:00 p.m. on November 20, 2014 with Brother Drew Ratcliff officiating. Interment will follow in the White Oak Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.


Nov 20, 2014, 14:33


From Nov. 13 edition
Ryder C. Mitchell
Ryder Cole Mitchell, infant son of Hope Mitchell, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 in Mena.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 in the Oak Grove Cemetery with Rev. Timothy Johnson officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.

You can register online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com.

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James D. Davis
James D. Davis, age 85, a resident of Lafayette, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 at Wadley Regional Medical Center in Texarkana, Texas.
He was born Jan. 26, 1929 in Tupelo, Miss., the son of Morris and Dovie Dickey Davis.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 at Jackson’s Funeral Home in Harrisburg. Internment followed in Holly Springs Cemetery under the direction of Jackson’s Funeral Home.
Visitation was from 12:30 Saturday until service time.

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Jenette Ester Swift
Mrs. Jenette Ester Swift, age 65, a resident of Nashville, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 in the St. Vincent Hospital in Hot Springs.

She was born to Rufus and Lujean Jordan Ester on Dec. 8, 1948 in Centerpoint. She was an employee of the Howard County Revenue Office, and a homemaker. She was a member of the New Testament House of Prayer in Nashville.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m., in the First Baptist Church of Nashville with Rev. Charles Archer officiating. Burial will follow in the Flint Hill Cemetery, Mineral Springs, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen.

The family will receive friends at Chandler Funeral Home on Friday, Nov. 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
You may send an online sympathy message to www.chandlerfuneral.com.

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Larry Gene Boyles
Larry Gene Boyles, age 65, a resident of De Queen, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 in the Christus St. Michael Health System in Texarkana, Texas.

He was born to John and Beatrice Ceaser Boyles on May 10, 1949 in De Queen. He was an employee of the DQ TO&E Railroad. He was a member of the Lewis Temple Church of God In Christ in De Queen.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014 at 2:00 p.m., in the Lewis Temple Church of God In Christ in De Queen with Rev. E.A. Edwards officiating.
Burial will follow in the Sand Hill Cemetery, De Queen, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen.

The family will receive friends at chandler Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 15 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. You can send an online sympathy message to www.chandlerfuneral.com.

Nov 13, 2014, 08:30


From Nov. 6 edition
Ella Davis
Mrs. Ella Smith Davis, age 103, born Feb. 9, 1911, in De Queen, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

She was the daughter of Robert and Ada Smith, longtime residents of the Fairview Community of Sevier County and De Queen. She was formerly employed by a major department store and co-owner of a local motel. She was a member and Sunday school teacher at Highland Park Baptist Church in Texarkana.

Graveside funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in Redmen Cemetery with Rev. Jason Carlton officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.

Visitation was prior to the service.
You can register online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com

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Syble Marie Dickerson
Mrs. Syble Marie Kegley Dickerson, age 80, a resident of Foreman, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 at Christus St. Michael in Texarkana, Texas.
She was born to James Albert and Vivion Reid Kegley in Arkinda, Little River County, on March 12, 1934. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Foreman. She was a homemaker.

Memorial services were held Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 at 2 p.m., in the Foreman Church of Christ with Billy Blakley, minister, officiating. Cremation under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen.

You can send an online sympathy message to www.chandlerfuneral.com.
Ella Davis
Mrs. Ella Smith Davis, age 103, born Feb. 9, 1911, in De Queen, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

She was the daughter of Robert and Ada Smith, longtime residents of the Fairview Community of Sevier County and De Queen. She was formerly employed by a major department store and co-owner of a local motel. She was a member and Sunday school teacher at Highland Park Baptist Church in Texarkana.

Graveside funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in Redmen Cemetery with Rev. Jason Carlton officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.

Visitation was prior to the service.
You can register online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com

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Maria Bearden
Maria “Oma” Hess Bearden, 82, of Dierks, passed away Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 at her home.

She was born to Friedrich and Mathilde Ronninger Hess in Rodelsee, Germany, on Dec. 4, 1931. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Gregor and Ferdinand Hess.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in the Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel in Dierks with Jerry Brazeal officiating. Burial followed in Hickory Grove Cemetery.

The family received friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1 at the funeral home in Dierks.
You can register online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com.
Ella Davis
Mrs. Ella Smith Davis, age 103, born Feb. 9, 1911, in De Queen, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

She was the daughter of Robert and Ada Smith, longtime residents of the Fairview Community of Sevier County and De Queen. She was formerly employed by a major department store and co-owner of a local motel. She was a member and Sunday school teacher at Highland Park Baptist Church in Texarkana.

Graveside funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in Redmen Cemetery with Rev. Jason Carlton officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.

Visitation was prior to the service.
You can register online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com

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Leonard “Wayne” Oliver
Leonard “Wayne” Oliver, age 84, resident of Ashdown, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 at his home.

He was born to Leonard Wesley and Ollie Colt Oliver in Frankston, Texas on Jan. 25, 1930. He worked as an insulator and farmer.

Cremation arrangements by Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen.
The family is abiding by his wishes with no visitation or memorial services.
You can send an online sympathy message to www.chandlerfuneral.com.

Ella Davis
Mrs. Ella Smith Davis, age 103, born Feb. 9, 1911, in De Queen, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

She was the daughter of Robert and Ada Smith, longtime residents of the Fairview Community of Sevier County and De Queen. She was formerly employed by a major department store and co-owner of a local motel. She was a member and Sunday school teacher at Highland Park Baptist Church in Texarkana.

Graveside funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in Redmen Cemetery with Rev. Jason Carlton officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.

Visitation was prior to the service.
You can register online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com

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Louis W. Magby
Louis Wiley Magby, age 84, a resident of Tom, Okla., died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at the Little River Nursing and Rehab.
He was born April 27, 1930 in Alleene. He was a self-employed service station owner.

Graveside memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at the Alleene Cemetery Pavilion with Bro. Audey Dawson officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.

You can register online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com.

Ella Davis
Mrs. Ella Smith Davis, age 103, born Feb. 9, 1911, in De Queen, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

She was the daughter of Robert and Ada Smith, longtime residents of the Fairview Community of Sevier County and De Queen. She was formerly employed by a major department store and co-owner of a local motel. She was a member and Sunday school teacher at Highland Park Baptist Church in Texarkana.

Graveside funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in Redmen Cemetery with Rev. Jason Carlton officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.

Visitation was prior to the service.
You can register online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com

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Dollie Dean Fairless Johns
Mrs. Dollie Dean Fairless Johns, age 79, born July 23, 1935 in America, Okla., died Nov. 3 at her home in Naples, Texas.
She was born to Everett and Ruthie Fairless. She was a homemaker and a Christian.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 9, 2014 at the Harrison Funeral Chapel in Naples, Texas. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Naples Cemetery Association in Naples, Texas or to Cypress Basin Hospice of Mt. Pleasant, Texas.

Nov 6, 2014, 08:30


From Oct. 30 edition
James E. Westbrook
James Earl Westbrook, age 70, a resident of De Queen, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at his home.
He was born Sept. 3, 1944 in De Queen. He was a self-employed contractor in the poultry and logging industry. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Gillham.

Graveside funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 in Overturf Cemetery with Bro. Homer Frachiseur and Bro. Bob McMannus officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.
You can register online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com.

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April Taylor
April Michelle Taylor, age 27, a resident of De Queen, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 at her home.
She was born in Texarkana, Texas on April 1, 1987 and attended the Assembly of God Church of Horatio.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Joey Brewer officiating. Burial followed in Redmen Cemetery.
The family received friends at Chandler Funeral Home Thursday, Oct. 23, from 6-8 p.m.
You can send an online sympathy message at www.chandlerfuneral.com.

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Edna “June” Bell Lampkin
Ms. Edna “June” Bell Lampkin, age 66, a resident of Lockesburg, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at Christus St. Michael in Texarkana, Texas.
She was born to Theo and Thelma Clardy Bell in Lockesburg, on June 6, 1948. She was a member of the Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church. She worked as a nurse’s aide at the De Queen Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at 2 p.m., in the First Baptist Church of Lockesburg, with Rev. Tommy Halsell officiating. Burial will follow in the Holly Springs Cemetery, Lockesburg. The family will receive friends at Chandler Funeral Home on Friday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m.
You can send an online sympathy message to www.chanderfuneral.com.

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Charles Michael “Mike” Willbanks
Charles Michael “Mike” Willbanks, age 61, a resident of Texarkana, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 in Texarkana, Texas.
He was born Aug. 6, 1953 in De Queen.

Cremation arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.
You can register on-line at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com

To read the full obituaries, please see the Oct. 30 edition of The De Queen Bee.

Oct 30, 2014, 09:54


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