Son of Henry & Nancy (Rainey) Hart

Edward Ware & Ollie Elizabeth (Aud) Murphy

Ollie was the daughter of John S. & Martha Ann (Hart), daughter of James Williamson Hart who was the son of Henry & Nancy.

Sometime between 1911 & 1914 the family moved to Arkansas and settled in the Little Rock area.

Photo taken about 1935 contributed by John Hannah

Emma Elizabeth Hart, 73 of Neelyville died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, at her residence. Mrs. Hart was born June 17, 1928, in Neelyville, She enjoyed cooking, canning and her family. On Jan. 15, 1949, she married Homer Hart in Pocahontas, Ark. He survives. Other survivors include one son, Dewane Hart and wife, Vickey, of Success, Ark; five daughters, Brenda Warren and husband, Dennis, of Oxley, Deborah Whitt and husband, Jerry, of Neelyville, Denise Williamson and husband, Doug, of Harviell, and Barbara Toombs, Bonnie Connelly and husband, Roger, all of Williamsville; four sisters, Eva Canterbury, Mildred Richard, Faye Nelson and Pat Wright, all of Neelyville; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grand- children. She was preceded in death by one sister, Iva Crawford; three brother, Billy Perren, Jim Perren and Gallen Perren; and her parents, Aaron Perren and Mamie Fitzgerald. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday at Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Donnie Fowler officiating. Burial will be in the Roberts Cemetery.
Contributed by M.A. Hart

Iva Dell Hart, 74 year old Paragould resident, died September 20, 2003 in Arkansas Methodist Hospital, Paragould. She was born March 21, 1929 in Knobel, daughter of Homer Lewis and Opal Jenkins Barksdale. She was a retired school teacher, having taught in Portageville, Missouri for 27 years and in Knobel for seven years. She taught school for a total of 40 years. She married Raymond E. Hart in May, 1953 and after his death in January, 1970, she married Julian Hart on June 23, 1990. She was affiliated with Church of Christ. Survivors are her husband, Julian Hart, Paragould; two daughters, Susan Forester, St. Clair, Missouri and Roberta "Robbie" Dale, Cape Girardeau, Missouri; two sisters, Norma Lack, Paragould and Georgia Hill, Union, Missouri; one brother, John Barksdale, Jonesboro; four grandchildren; Sara Beth Forester , Donna J. Pentecost, Zachary Dale and Devon Dale. David Hart, St. Louis, Missouri is a step-son. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Raymond E. Hart, her parents and one granddaughter, Jessica Raye Dale. Funeral services were conducted in DeLisle Funeral Home, Portageville, Tuesday afternoon, September 23. Burial in Portageville Cemetery.
Obituary contributed by M.A. Hart

Samantha Cooper, 98, of Corning, Ark., died Friday, May 14, 2004, at Clay Health Care in Corning, Ark. Mrs. Cooper was born July 22, 1905, at Puxico. She was a member of the House of Prayer Church in Corning. She was a homemaker. She married Cecil Cooper on July 3, 1926, in Corning. He preceded her in death May 25, 1984. Survivors include two sons, Jerold Cooper of Piggott, Ark., and Dale Cooper of Poplar Bluff; five daughters, Naomi Housdan, Ruth Cavitt, Alice Ferguson, Anna Pritchard and Mary Hoover, all of Corning; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Ermert Funeral Home in Corning. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral chapel. The Rev. Carmon McMasters and the Rev. Jimmy McMasters will officiate. Burial will be in the Cantwell Cemetery in Corning.
Contributed by M.A. Hart, from the Daily American Republic, Poplar Bluff AR
Samantha was the d/o John Norris & Elizabeth (Bryant Hart. Grandaughter of James Williams & Jane (Gott) Hart.