ANN HACKELTON, 82
FEB 5 1939 - FEB 8 2021
Anne Hackelton, 82, passed away in Mesquite, Texas on February 8th, 2021. She was born on February 5th, 1939 to the late George F Hackelton and Charlene Patterson Hackelton in Roe, Arkansas. Anne in 1959 began as a clerk-typist for the Police Department. She retired as a Collections Supervisor in 2005 after 46 years of dedicated service to the City of Little Rock. She attended the Seagoville Road Baptist Church of Balch Springs, Texas. Anne is preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers Pat (Betty) Hackelton, and Tad (Peggy) Hackelton; She leaves behind one sister, Carolyn (James) Leatherwood; two nieces, Debra Leatherwood, and Gail Leatherwood; one nephew, Mike (Mary) Lucas, and a cousin Paul (Ginger) Fleming. Anne's service will be held at the Roe Cemetery Pavilion on Friday, February 26th 2021 at 3:00pm. Services entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, Clarendon, Arkansas.
JOAN 'KAY' ROGERS
JUNE 9 1944 - JANUARY 17 2021
Joan "Kay" Rogers, a special soul, passed over to be with Jesus on January, 17th, 2021. She was 76 years old. Growing up Kay lost the use of her legs, but that did not stop her. As an organist, avid reader, Sunday School teacher, and a good listener, Kay lit up rooms with her smile, laugh, and warm hugs. Kay was a beloved aunt, sister, and friend. Kay is survived by her mother, Lucille Rogers, sister Sherry Stimpson, and brother Mike (Debra Ann) Rogers, and a ton of nieces and nephews who adored her! Graveside services will be held at Shady Grove Cemetery, Clarendon on Wednesday, January 20th at 2:00 pm.
Donald Dean Graves, 79, passed away on January 15th, 2021. He was born on June 5th, 1941 to the late Howard and Ava Kiesler Graves. Donald had many passions and hobbies. He was passionate about his faith as a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Brinkley, and about his work as he retired from Kroger after 25 years of dedicated service. Donald was also passionate about his retirement. He enjoyed taking his sister, Mary, traveling not only all over Arkansas, but also to far off places like Hawaii, Alaska, and Cancun. When at home, you would not find Donald indoors if he had a say in it. From working in his yard with the lawn mower and weed-eater to working the waterways of Arkansas fishing for crappie and brim, Donald enjoyed being in the great outdoors.
Donald is preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Mary Hamner; he leaves behind one nephew, David (Shelly) Hamner; one niece, Gail (Frank) Wallace; 17 great and great-great-nieces, Desirea (Brian) Graves and child Gage Kyle, Kristie (Trap) Leon and children Isiah Leon, Keshawn Leon, Jazzlyn Love, and Leland Boston, Rachel (Matt) Downden and children Amelia Woodward, and Ethen Downden, Johnathan Hamner, Chrystal (late Chris) Thompson and children Caitlin Harlan, and Karlee Thompson, Elizabeth (Oliver) Tschirschwitz with children, Aceson, and Brecken Tschirschwitz; one cousin, Rex Graves; and longtime girlfriend, Aline Poteet.
A public viewing will be held at Fowler Funeral Home at 11:00am with graveside service at Oaklawn Cemetery at 1:00pm, Tuesday, January 19th.
Gwendolyn Marguariete Mann, 94, passed away in West Memphis, Arkansas on January, 12th 2021. She was born in Brinkley, Arkansas on August 6th, 1926 to the late Clarence and Moselle Osborne. She was a cheerful and loving person who loved listening to gospel music, especially "Shine on Harvest Moon". Gwendolyn leaves behind two sons, one daughter, one grandchild; many cousins, several close, loving friends; her many neighborhood cats, and her favorite feline of all "Little Bit". Gwendolyn's graveside service will be held at the Oaklawn Cemetery in Brinkley on Sunday January 17th at 10:00 am.
Muriel "Arlene" Caldwell, 79, of Lonoke, Arkansas, passed away on January 11th, 2021. Arlene, as she was known, was born on July 28th, 1941 in Hilleman, Arkansas to the late Artie and Myrtle Matlock Faughn. Arlene worked for Van Husen in Brinkley, Arkansas for a number of years, and later worked at a dry cleaners and nursing home before retiring. She enjoyed working in her yard and growing her flowers. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arlene is preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Henry Caldwell; along with two brothers, Pete Faughn, formerly of Illinois, and Darrell Faughn, formerly of McCrory, Arkansas; and one sister, Bonnie Rudick, also formerly of McCrory. Arlene is survived by a large family, including, one son, Phillip Wayne (Trishia) Sorrells, of Jacksonville, Arkansas; two daughters, Linda (Stan) Maciolek, of Lewisburg, Tennessee, and Sandy Beaman, of Jonesboro, Arkansas; three brothers, Curt Faughn of Brinkley, Dale Faughan of McCrory, and Garry Faughn of Cabot, Arkansas; along with one sister, Amelia Bell Owen, of Groesbeck, Texas; six grandchildren, Cody Wayne (Sarah) Sorrells, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Kasey (Justin) Kennedy, of Cabot, Tyler (Emily) Sorrells, of Beebe, Arkansas, Jason Avants, of Reno, Nevada, Nikki (Brian) Fremont, of Paduach, Kentucky, and Nathan (Jennifer) Denney, of Cabot. Arlene was also blessed with thirteen great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends. Services will be held at Fowler Funeral Home, Brinkley with visitation from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Wednesday, January 13th; and her funeral services at 10:00 am on Thursday, January 14th. Burial will follow at Upper Cemetery, Brinkley. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Destiny Church POB 3 Cabot AR 72023.
Lula Girgins, 100, passed away in Carlisle, Arkansas on January 4th, 2021. She was born on June 26th, 1920 in Monroe County to the late James Thomas Inge and Berdye Beatrice Brown Inge. Lula was a generous caregiver to those in need and enjoyed assisting friends with trips to the doctor, pharmacy, and grocery store. She was an accomplished homemaker who specialized in cooking and sewing. While she traveled the country during her life, she returned to Arkansas several decades ago. Lula is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Leonard Girgins. She leaves behind one son, Scott (Stephanie) Girgins; one daughter, Paula (George) Barwacz; one sister, Lee Traylor; four grand-children; and six great-grand-children. Due to Covid-19, a private burial will take place at Shady Grove Cemetery.
Robert Waggle, 56, passed away on December 30th, 2020. He was born on July 6th, 1964 in Brinkley to the late James P. Waggle Sr. and Alene Horn Waggle. Robert lived his whole life in Brinkley and was an avid fisherman and hunter. He also loved to camp, go mud riding and was an overall outdoorsman that enjoyed spending time with his friends and family. Even his roofing profession allowed him to be outside, where he preferred to be. Robert leaves behind a large family including his mother, Alene Waggle; two brothers, James (Donna) Waggle, and William "Billy" (Deborah) Waggle; one sister, Cassandra (late Bruce) Sherman; one uncle, James (Helen) Horn; eight nieces and nephews, Trey Waggle, Anthony Waggle, Brandy Stice, Billie Jean (Allen Davis, Sr.) Waggle, William "Pookie" Waggle, Ronnie (Chareema) Quinn, Jr., David (Angela) Murrel, and Summer (Typhis Cochran) Murrel; along with 18 great-nieces and nephews; and a host of cousins; two lifetime family friends, Charles "Coot" Long, and James Thompson; and many other family and friends. He is preceded in death by his father; and his infant sister, Angela Jo Waggle. Robert's visitation will be held at Fowler Funeral Home on Friday, January 8th from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm with his funeral service on Saturday, January 9th at 10:00 am, also at Fowler. Burial to follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Kathryn Rhodes, 95, passed away peacefully on December 13th, 2020 at her home in Crestpark Nursing and Rehab in Stuttgart, Arkansas. Kathryn was born on November 20th,1925 in Clarendon, Arkansas to the late Harry Lawrence Rhodes and Berlin Martin Rhodes. She was of Methodist faith and worked in banking as a loan officer for many years.
Those left to cherish her memory are several close friends, including Linda Holcombe and Carolyn Knoll, and the staff of Crestpark Nursing Home.