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DahlgrenMary
Evelyn
Mary Evelyn Dahlgren, 75, of North Little Rock died April 19. She was a homemaker and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and the Altar Society.

She was preceeded in death by her husband, William Barthold Dahlgren. She is survived by three sons, Richard Dahlgren of North Little Rock, Denneth Dahlgren of Louisville, Ky., and William Dahlgren of Columbus, Ohio; two daughters, Karen White of North Little Rock and Janice Barre of Fayetteville; and nine grandchildren,

A Mass of Christian burial was on Wednesday, April 22, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Francis Malone officiating. Burial was in Rest Hills Memorial Park. The family requests that memorials be made to the Altar Society at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in North Little Rock.;nlrt4/23/1998

DaileyJimmie
Sr.
Jimmie Dailey, Sr., 72, of North Little Rock, died Tuesday, June 8 at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center. He was born to the late Bennie and Lucille Ware Dailey in Arkadelphia.

He was an active member of Bethel AME Church in North Little Rock where he was a member of the board of trustees, the Church School, Male Chorus, Senior Choir and the H.C. Guy Lay Organization.

Mr. Dailey retired from Colonial Bakery after 44 years. He was affectionally called "Shorty" by his friends and co-workers.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Juanita Thomas Dailey; four sons and daughters-in-law, William and Norvella Watson, of Little Rock, Jimmie and Toni Dailey Jr.of San Antonio, Texas, Raymond and Wanda Watson and Thomas and Marilyn Dailey, all of North Little Rock; two daughters, Beverly A. Pippins of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Linda Marshall and husband, William, of Sherwood; two brothers, Cornelius Dailey of Little Rock and Willie Neal Dailey and wife, Diane of Newport News, Va.; two sisters, Genneva Hooks and Martha Lou Dailey, both of Little Rock; a daughter-in-law, Karen Dailey, of Little Rock; niece Maxine L. Graves Dailey, of Little Rock; niece Maxine L. Graves of North Little Rock; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, enphews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 14, at Bethel AME Episcopal Church in North Little Rock with the Revs. Clarence V. Boyd Sr., Berton C. Altheimer and Frederick H. Talbot officiating. Burial was in Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Memorial Park.;nlrt6/24/1999

DamonLou
Emma
Lou Emma (Coonich) Damon, 92, of Gainsville, Virginia, died Saturday, Aug. 24. She was a member of Central Baptist Church in North Little Rock and Eastern Star. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lou and David Vail of Gainsville, Virginia; two grandchildren, Paul Vail of Georgetown, Delaware and Beth Potter and her husband, Preston, of Gainsville, Virginia; three great-grandchildren, Kristina, Alison and James. Mrs. Damon was preceded in death by her husband, Paul O. Damon.

Funeral services were held Thursday, August 29, at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Little Rock National Cemetery.

The family request that memorials be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.; nlrt9/5/1996

DancerRuth Ellen
(Minor)
Ruth Ellen (Minor) Dancer of North Little Rock died Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the age of 78.

She was employed by Browning's El Patio from 1967 until its closing in 1985. She also worked at Fones Bros. Department store from 1968 until 1970 and at Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield, where she retired in 1985.

Survivors include two daughters, Dona Williams of Little Rock and Vickie Ferris of Dallas; a son, Bill Dancer of Memphis; two grandsons, Waylon Williamms of LittleRock and Jim Pool of North Little Rock; and sisters Lois Butler of Lawton, Okla., and Betty Sue McEnany of Ponca City, Okla.

Funeral services were held in Hugh, Okla.; nlrt11/19/1998

DandridgeGlenda R. Glenda R. Dandridge, 55, of North Little Rock died Wednesday, May 5. She dedicated her life to taking care of others as an employee of Presbyterian Villge Retirement Community.

She was preceded in death by her father, William P. Bishop and brothers Terry and Carl Bishop.

Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Darrell Dandridge; son, Darrell Dandridge, Jr.; daughter, Juanita Hawkins; Mother, Minnie Bishop; five grandchildren, Justin and Rusty Hawkins, Darrell, Jonathan and Charlene Dandridge; three brothers, Claude, James and Johnny Bishop; three sisters, Caffie Chambers, Doris Wiedeman and Judy Rio.

Graveside services were held Monday, May 10, at Rest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt5/13/1999

DanielCharles H.Charles H. Daniel, 47, of Orange Beach, Ala., formerly of Sherwood, died Friday, March 27. He was retired from the Air National Guard after 26 years of service and employed as a flight engineer with Airborne Express.

Survivors include his wife, Vickie Daniel of the home; two sons, Matthew Daniel of North Little Rock and Michael Daniel of Orange Beach, Ala.; his mother, Maggie Lee Daniel of Little Rock; two brothers, Johnny Daniel and Gene Daniel, both of Roland; three sisters, Helen Chilton of Steigler, Okla., Cookie Harrod and Linda Perry, both of Little Rock.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 30, at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Cremation followed.; nlrt4/9/98

DanielsAda
Cox
Ada Cox Daniels, 82, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, Nov. 11. She was of the Baptist Faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy F. Daniels.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Ernestine Daniels of Cabot, and Ted and Helen Daniels of Mount Ida; daughter and son-in-law, Joann and Bob Niehaus of Greenbrier; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mary Tucker of Pine Bluff and Etta Burks of Benton.

Graveside services were held Monday, Nov. 15, in Arkansas Memorial Gardens.; nlrt11/25/99

DannahyMary M.Mary M. Dannahy, 80, of North Little Rock, formerly of New Orleans, died Wednesday, April 28. She had been active in a variety of programs at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church where she was a member for 30 years.

Survivors include her sister and brother-in-law, Jean "Pat" and Rudolph W. Riedy of North Little Rock; and a godchild, Sister Ann Marie Wood of Seattle.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, May 3, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Msgr. Francis Malone officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be made to Immaculate COnception Catholic Church, the American Kidney Fund or the American Lung Association.; nlrt5/6/1999

DarrowBert
Neal
Bert Neal Darrow, 73, of Jacksonville, died at home, Sunday Dec. 10. A practicing lawyer in Cabot, he was the son of the late Rev. Roland E. Darrow. A former marine Captain, he served in World War II and the Korean conflict. He is survived by his wife, Constance R. Darrow; stepmother, Floy Ealy Darrow; son Roland E. Darrow II; and grandson, Corwin Darrow. Funeral services were held Thursday, Dec. 14, in the funeral home chapel.; nlrt12/21/2000
DarterHelen
Louise
Page
Helen Louise Page Darter, 79, of North Little Rock, died Friday, March 20. She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by two sons, Ernest H. Faulkner of Modesto, Calif., Edwin Darter, Jr. of North Little Rock; three sisters, Juanita Mullenax and Hazel Vechorie, both of Little Rock, Jackie Alston of Tampa, FL.; one brother, Emmitte Page of Little Rock; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, 24, at Griffi Leggett-Rest Hills Chapel. Interment Followed at Rest Hills Memorial Park; nlrt3/26/1998

DashMary
Ann
Mary Ann Dash, of North Little Rock, a member of Women's Elkettes Club BPOE 1004, died Tuesday, July 11.

She is survived by two daughters, Denise Curtis and husband, Dale, and Donna Skaggs; a grandson, Evan Skaggs, all of North Little Rock. A memorial service was held Friday, July 14, at Roller-Owens chapel.; nlrt7/27/2000

DavenportHermanHerman Davenport, 87, of Maumelle, a retired truck driver with Red Line Trucking Co. and Vestal Wholesale Florist, died Friday, Aug. 25. He was a member and deacon of Oakwood Baptist Church and Pulaski Heights Masonic Lodge #673.

Survivors include his wife, Polly Davenport; two daughters, Glenda Penn of Dyer, Tenn., and Dalette McFatridge of Maumelle; a son, Charles Davenport of Texas; brother, Ernest Davenport of Russellville; a sister, Odean Coker of California; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 28, at North Little Rock Funeral home Chapel with the Revs. Tim Felks, Lonnie Autry and Bob Inmnon officiating. Burial was at Riverwood Memorial Gardens in Maumelle.

The family requests that memorials be made to Oakwood Baptist Church or Baptist Hospice.; nlrt8/31/2000

DavenportJames B.James B. Davnport, 75, of North Little Rock, retired from the automotive industry, died Friday, Aug. 13. A Veteran of the Air Force serving honorably in World War II, he played Texas League Baseball in the past and was also a member of AARP, American Legion, NARFE, and the VFW. He loved to hunt, fish and cook for his family, and he was a member of Crosspoint Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by his parents Bert and Arabell Davenport, he is survived by his wife of 52 years Rachael Davenport of North Little Rock; daughter Karen Cadarette of North Little Rock; two sons, James "Buddy" Davenport of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., and Harold R. Davenport of Bryant; a sister, Adeline Barker of Little Rock; granddaughter, Jennifer Cadarette of North Little Rock; and a niece, Donna Carlson and her husband Steve of Little Rock.

Graveside services, officiated by the Rev. K. Alvin Pitt, were held Tuesday, Aug. 17, at Roselawn Cemetery in Little Rock.

The family requests that memorials be made to Baptist Hospice.; nlrt 8/26/1999

DavenportMary
(Rakestraw)
Mary (Rakestraw) Davenport, 58, of South Carolina, formerly of North Little Rock, died Tuesday, Aug. 10. An honor graduate of North Little Rock High School, she attended the University of Arkansas and was a real estate agent. She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her husband, Ken Davenport of Gaffney, South Carolina; daughter, Dr. Kelley D. Chappell of Lexington, S.C.; mother, Cora Lee Jones Rakestraw of North Little Rock; two brothers, Jimmy Rakestraw of North Little Rock and Col. David Rakestraw of Hawaii.

Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 13, at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Forest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt8/26/1999

DavidsonHesterHester Davidson, 88, of North Little Rock, died Saturday, June 6. The widow of Raymond Davidson, she was a member of the Sherwood First Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include two sons, Fred Davidson of North Little Rock and Jerry Davidson of Pasco, Wash.; one sister, Iva Dickerson of Mulberry; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Thursday, June 11, at Sherwood First Church of the Nazarene, with the Rev. Larry Taylor officiating. Burial was in Rest Hills Memorial Park; nlrt6/18/1998

DavidsonMableMable Davidson, 80, of North Little Rock, a member of Full Gospel Church, died Friday, March 5.

She is survived by three sons, Elroy Davidson of California, James Davidson of North Little Rock and Ronnie Davidson of Little Rock; one daughter, Margaret Pledger of North Little Rock; two brothers, Warren McArthur of Little Rock and Birgil McArthur of Little Rock and Maxine Constatine of Benton; 25 grandchildren, two of whom she raised; 42 great-grandchildren; and dear friend, Tina

Graveside services were Monday, March 8, at Ivy Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. Ted Hurn officiating; nlrt3/18/1999

DavidsonShelia
Daltroff
Shelia Daltroff Davidson, 76, of North Little Rock, died Saturday, Dec. 13. She was retired from J.C. Penneys. She was a member of Park Hill Presbyterian Church where she was a member of the 50 Plus Group and Circle Four Women's Group.

An avid quilter, Mrs. Davidson was a member of Arkansas Quilters Guild, White County Quilters Guild and Cabot Quilters Guild.

She was married 43 years to Hershel Davidson who preceeded her in death Her survivors include her daughter, Rita Scott of North Little Rock; son, Robert Louis Davidson of Little Rock; grandson Terry Scott and his wife Heidi of COnway; great-granddaughter Brooke Scott of North Little Rock; sister-in-law Dell Leveritt of North Little Rock.

Services were held Monday, Dec. 15, at Park Hill Presbyterian Church with graveside services at McGehee Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be made to the American Arthritis Association.; nlrt12/25/1997

DavisBessieBessie Davis, 92, of North Little Rock, died Monday, Feb. 5.

She is survived by her sons Robert and Clarence Haymes, both of North Little Rock; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. A graveside service was held Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Bayou Meto Cemetery in Jacksonville.; nlrt2/15/2001

DavisClara
Bernell
Clara Bernell Davis, 68, of Mabelvale, a retired nurse at the Fort Roots VA hospital, died Saturday, April 11. She was a member of St. Theresa's Catholic Church.

Survivors include her two grandchildren, Clarissa and Heather Geater of Mabelvale, and one sister, Leevelyn Carter of Jacksonville. A Mass of Christian burial was held Monday, April 13, at St. Theresa's Catholic Church with burial at Rest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt4/23/1998

DavisHintonHinton Davis, 86, of North little Rock, formerly of Hope, Ark., died Monday, July 3. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Century Bible Class. He was a retired letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Hope for 35 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Hardean T. Davis; and parents J.A. and Bessie Hinton Davis.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Susan Davis and John Tabor, of North Little Rock, Ark.; sister Kathryn Lou Franks of Mesa, Ariz.; a grandson, Mike Tabor of North Little Rock; a granddaughter, Laura Tabor Skinner of Russellville; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral serives were held Thursday, July 6, in the Herndon Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Keenan Williams and Davis Thompson officiating. Interment was in Memory Gardens Cemetery.; nlrt7/13/2000

DavisIlaIla Davis, 89, of Sherwood, a member of Crystal Hill Assembly of God Church, died Monday, Jan. 29.

Preceded in death by her husband, Paul, and three children, Juanita, Linda and John, she is survived by seven children, Jolene Garner, Lois Kirby, Marie Womack, Frank Davis, Ruth Moore, Roy Davis and Mike Davis; 19 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 31, at North Little Rock Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. George Woods officiating. Burial was in Houston, Ark.; nlrt2/15/2001

DavisJessieJessie Davis, 81, of North Little Rock, a retired practical nurse, died Wednesday, Jan. 7.

Preceded in death by her husband Gordan Guy Davis and two sons Bobby and Billy Davis, she is suvived by two sons, Dale and James Davis; five daughters, Grace Dowdy, Tori Talley, Sue Choat, Linda Burkhead and Peggy White; one brother Norman Womack; 42 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

Services were held Saturday, Jan. 10, at Huson Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Tim McMinn and Dale Davis officiating. Interment was in Rest Hills Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be made to Action and the American Cancer Sociaty.; nlrt1/15/1998

DavisLucille
Harris
Lucille Harris Davis, 84, of North Little Rock died Tuesday, June 30.

She was secretary to Howard Stebbins Sr. of Sterling 12 Star Paint and later worked as head bookkeeper for the Dumas Dress Shop for 19 years. She was a member of the North Shore Bridge Club and a member of a one-table bridge group.

She is survived by three children, Vicki Fiddler of Birmingham, Ala., Jeff Davis Jr. of North Little Rock, and Debra Nail of North Little Rock; four grandchildren, Dawn Finnagan of Sherwood, Clayton SUmlin of North Little Rock, and Bogey Fiddler and Mabry Fiddler of Birmingham, Ala.; one great-grandson and one sister of North Little Rock.

Graveside services were held Thursday, July 2, at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills.; nlrt7/16/1998

DavisNathaniel
"Tip"
Nathaniel "Tip" Davis, 81, of North Little Rock, retired from COntinental Trailways Bus Lines where he had worked for 38 years, died Monday, May 8.

He was past president of the Downtown Lions Club and past Exalted Ruler of Elks Club #1004 in North Little Rock.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Willodean "Rusty" Davis, and a sister, Jimmie Helen Wald.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 10 in the chapel of Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral Home. Burial was at Rest Hills Memorial Park; nlrt5/11/2000

DavisOdessa
Boyd
Odessa Boyd Davis of North Little Rock, died Wednesday,April 15, at the age of 77 She was an active member of Leach Chapel C.M.E.Church

She was preceded in death by her husband Wiley Davis and her daughter Peggy. Survivors include five sons, James Davis of Ranchero Culdmonga, Calif.; Tommy Davis of Highland, Calif.; Larry Davis of Chicago; Jack Davis of Sherwood; and Spencer Davis of Bryant; 22 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 21, at Leach Chapel C.M.E. Church on Palm Street in North Little Rock; nlrt4/23/1998

DawesPatricia
(Preston)
Patricia (Preston) Dawes, 93, of North Little Rock, a retired medical secretary at Albany Medical Center and Albany Medical College and the widow of Byron Fay Dawes, died Tuesday, Dec. 22.

She is survived by a daughter, Diana Dawes Harsa of Sherwood; two sons, the Rev. Preston A. Dawes of Ohio and Byron Fay Dawes Jr. of Calfironia; brothers, Irving S. Preston of Virginia; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 29, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Amy Jobe officiating.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 10002 W. Markham, Suite B-5, Little Rock, 72205; nlrt1/7/1999

DayEugeneEugene "Gene Day" Day, 74, of North Little Rock, died Tuesday Feb. 4. He was an Army Air Corp. veteran of World War II, a retired sheet metal worker and a member of Graves Memorial Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Day; one son, Buddy Day of Alexander; two daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Sam Johnson of Hot Springs and Deborah and Johnny Walker of Russellville; five #2 children, Toney and Flo Newsom, Betty Cain, Mike Penney, and Sandra Maxwell; three brothers, Paul, Richard, and Bobby Day; six sisters, Irene Gregory, Anna Gray, Alice Wellman, Mary Salyers, Brenda Peterson, and Christina Franchi; 11 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Friday, Feb. 7, at Little Rock National Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be made to Graves Memorial Baptist Church Bus Fund.; nlrt2/13/97

DayRonald
Peant
Allen
Ronald "Peanut" Allen Day, 37 of Jacksonville, who was employed at E.W. Ray Construction in Jacksonville, was killed in a car accident on Saturday, Sept. 4.

Preceded in death by grandparents, E.L. Spears and Will and Nettie Day, all of whom had lived in Augusta he is survived by his wife Frankie Ballard Day; three sons, Joseph and Nathan Day of New Baltimore, Mich., and Dustin Day of Jacksonville, step-son Jody Ballard of Jacksonville; two daughters, Leiann Day and Stephanie Day, both of New Baltimore, Mich.; parents Robert and Peggy Day of Sherwood; brother Steven Day of Jacksonville; two sisters, Kathy Zrebski of Sherwood and Pamela Gill of North Little Rock; and grandmother Elwanda Spears.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 9, at Griffin Leggett/Rest Hills Chapel. Interment was at Rest Hills Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Arkansas Children's Hospital in care of Jamie McGee in Memory of Ronald "Peannt" Day, 800 Marshal St., Little Rock, AR 72202; nlrt 9/16/1999

DeanBlanche
Brakebill
Blanche Brakebill Dean, of North Little Rock, owner of the Tailor Shoppe in North Little Rock died Wednesday, Jan 26. Born in Greenbrier, she graduated from Central High of England, Ark., where she played basketball and was her class valedictorian and attended Arkansas State Teachers College.She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in North Little Rock, where she also taught.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Cecil Brakebill, and a sister Olivia White. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Leonard; son, Lyndel Dean of Cabot; daughter, Debby Dean of Little Rock; two daughters, Cindy Pearson and Amy Jones of Cabot; a great-granddaughter and two great-grandsons.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 29, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home. Burial was in Crestlawn Memorial Garden. The family request that memorials be made to the Arkansas Arthritis Foundation.; nlrt2/3/2000

DeanWaneta
T.
Waneta T. Dean, 88, of Enid, Okla., longtime secretary of the North Little Rock Elks Lodge, died Sunday. June 14.

The daughter of a railroad worker, she attended schools at various places throught the countnry She graduated from high school in Washington State, then attended Draughon's Business School in Little Rock. She worked as a secretary for the North Little Rock Elks Lodge #1004 for nearly 30 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Dean, and her twin sister. She is survived by her brother; Deward Waters, great-niece, Debbie Lagan, and great-great-niece, Ashli Lagan, all of Enid, Okla.

Funeral services were held June 25 at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with burial following at Roselawn Cemetery; nlrt7/2/1998

DearingBirdieBirdie Dearing, 88, of North Little Rock, retired from Dillards Department Store, died Friday, Sept. 8. She was born in Calhoun County.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray C. Dearing of Denison, Texas, three brothers, Clair, Emmet and WIlliam Rogers and one sister, Rose Harley Shannon.

She is survived by many nieces and Nephews, all of whom loved her dearly.

Graveside services were held Monday, Sept. 11, at Willow Wild Cemetery in Bonham, Texas.; nlrt9/14/2000

DeBellBarbara
Ann
Barbara Ann DeBell of North Little Rock, a former employee of the Federal Reserve Bank in Little Rock, died Thursday, Dec. 19, at the age of 64.

Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Eugene H. DeBell; one brother, Richard Keeton of Branson, Mo.; and three sisters, Melba Callan of Socorro, N.M.,; Marilyn Keeton of Little Rock and Brenda Brighton of Conway; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 23 at the North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Rest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt12/26/98

DeBlackLorraine
K.
Lorraine K. DeBlack, 88, of Jacksonville, retired from Commerical National Bank, where she had been a PBX Operator, died Monday May 1. She also had worked for International Harvester and Kroger Co.

She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Marvin and Dolly DeBlack of Little Rock; and friends Wes and Carol Smelley of Little Rock and Marie Baker of North Little Rock.

Graveside services were held Thursday, May 4, at Edgewood Memorial Park with the Rev. Tom Logue officiating.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Second Baptist Church, Little Rock or the Arthritis Foundation; nlrt5/11/2000

DeckerDonald
Edwin
Donald Edwin Decker, 60, of North Little Roc, a self employed contractor, died Tuesday, May 30.

He is survived by two sons, Mike Decker of Maumelle and James Decker of North Little Rock; and five grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, June 2, in the chapel of Huson Funeral Home with the Revs. Bob Wickliffe and Greg Ables officiating.

Interment was in Siloam Cemetery near Enola (Faulkner County.); nlrt6/8/2000

DeckerEffieEffie Decker, 89, of North Little Rock, widow of John Decker, died Tuesday, Jan. 21. Survivors are a son, Donald Decker, of North Little Rock; a sister, Hazel Lawson of Sherwood; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 24, in Roller-Owens Funeral Home, with burial in Siloam Cemetery, Enola.; nlrt1/30/1997

DeckerMildred
Presley
Mildred Presley Decker, 73, of North Little Rock, died in her home Wednesday, May 10. Born in Guy, Ark., she was a member of the Guy Church of Christ.

She is survived by four daughters, Karen Hill of Beebe, Theresa Handle of North Little Rock, and Robin Bowers and Patricia Grady, both of Alexander; 16 grandchidren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Jean Presley of Caobt; and one sister, Faye Rotton of Pine Bluff.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 13, at the Guy Church of Christ with Clark Hooten officiating. Burial was at the Old Texas Cemetery in Guy; nlrt5/18/2000

DeereGlen
Elwood
Glen Elwood Deere, 85, of Sherwood, died Wednesday, Feb. 2. He was a retired homebuilder and developer, a lifetime member of the Home Builders Association and a member of Park Hill Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Fulmer. Survivors include his wife of sixty years, Dorothy Goss Deere; a son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Stephanie Deere of North Little Rock; daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Douglas Gorrie of Plano, Texas; sister and brother-in-law, Winnie and Jack Butler of Malvern; two grandsons, Michael and wife, Shannon Fulmer of Carrolton, Texas, and Stewart Deere of North Little Rock; two granddaughters, Allison and husband, John Sullivan of Temple, Texas, and Ashley Fulmer of Sherwood; one great-granddaughter, Kassandra Hindman of North Little Rock; brother-in-law and wife, Gene and Alice Goss of Sherwood; and two sisters-in-law, Dean Cook and Clara Goss of Sherwood.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 5, at Park Hill Baptist Church with the Dr. S. Cary Heard officiating. Interment was in Rest Hills Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials be made to VNA Caring for Life Hospice, P.O. Box 8526, Little Rock, AR 72215 or Park Hill Baptist Church Building Fund.; nlrt2/10/2000

DeGroodtAnnabel L.Annabel L. DeGroodt, 70, of North Little Rock, died Monday, Feb. 9. Survivors are her husband, John DeGroodt; granddaughter, Jennifer DeGroodt of Sherwood; a sister Betty McQueen of Navada, Mo.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Rest Hills Memorial Park with the Dr. Marty Watson officiating. The family requests that memorials be made to Baring Cross Baptist Church.; nlrt2/26/1998

DenisEujla
Mae
Ridings
Eula Mae Ridings Denis, 87, of North Little Rock, died Monday, Feb. 2. She was a member of Crystal Valley Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by two grandsons. Survivors include one son, Jack H. Denis of North Little Rock; two daughters, Mary Elizabeth Hall of Kingston, Okla., and Lucy Mae Childers of Ft. Worth, Texas; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 5, at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Kensett Cemetery, White County.

The family requests that memorials be made to Crystal Valley Baptist Church, 5507 Crystal Hill Rd., North Little Rock, AR 72118.; nlrt2/19/1998

DennieGertrude
Fitzhugh
Gertrude Fitzhugh Dennie, 96, of Jacksonville died Saturday, July 18. A longtime member of First United Methodist Church of Little Rock, she had become a member of First Baptist Church Jacksonville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Austin Dennie; a daughter, Irene; two sons, E.W. and James; a granddaughter, Jan; and a great-granddaughter, April.

She is survived by daughters-in-law, Lottie Dennie Langford of Jacksonville and Frankie Dennie Fultz of Little Rock; grandsons, David and Ron Dennie of Texas and Keith Dennie of Hagreville; granddaughter, Ruth Ketchum of Heber Springs; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, July 21, at Pinecrest Memorial Park with the Rev. Jim Munns officiating.

The family requests that memorials be made to First United Methodist Church of Little Rock or First Baptist Church Jacksonville; nlrt7/30/1998

DentonSylviaSylvia Denton, 85, of North Little Rock, whose greatest joy was her flower garden and whose yard was a vision of vibrant colors, died Sunday, Oct. 18.

Survivors include her daughter, Betty Ingram, of North Little Rock; granddaughters Kimberly Dunn of North Little Rock and Holly Ingram of Conway; grandson Terry Ingram of California; six great-grandchldren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a foster son, Ronnie Schultz of Little Rock.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, Oct. 21, at Rest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt10/22/1998

DentonWilliam GlennWilliam Glenn Denton, 54, of Jacksonville, died Thursday, May 22.

He was an Instructor Loadmaster for Metric Aircraft Designers, Inc.

He is survived by his mother, Erran Lucille Denton of Birmingham, Ala.; his wife, Martha Gail Denton of Jacksonville; one son, David Lee Denton of Jacksonville; one daughter; Tina Lynn Lord of Jackson, Tenn.; three sisters, Martha Lynn Denton of Sherwood, Janet Ann Winslow of Birmingham, Ala., and Maryland Royce of Downey, La.; two grandchildren, Ashton Aubrey Denton and Mackenzie Lynn Lord.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 28, at Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home Chapel with interment in National Cemetery.; nlrt5/29/97

DePriestDaniel
Leavell
Daniel Leavell DePriest, age 40, of Little Rock, died Friday, Oct. 20. He was born to Leavell and Doris Hansen DePriest in Chicago. He was a graduate of Henderson Orthopedic Wing.

He was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his mother, Doris DePriest of Little Rock; three brothers, Wayne DePriest and his fiance, Reuah Runge, of Maumelle, Jeffrey DePriest and his wife, Eva of New Hartford, Iowa, and Mark DePriest of Little Rock; grandmothers, Nettie DePriest of Sunlight Bay, Ark. and Helene Hubert of Chicago.; two aunts, Arlene Walen and Claire Salcido; one uncle, Jerry Hansen; two nieces; and six Nephews.

The family request that memorials be made to Epidermolysis Bullosa Registry, 1 Bolin Heights, Campus Box 3369, Chappel Hill, N.C. 27599 or to CARTI; nlrt10/26/2000

DereuisseauxRobert
Cullen
Robert Cullen Dereuisseaux, 86, of North Little Rock, retired from Little Rock Road Machinery Co. died Thursday, April 20.

He was preceded in death by his wife and a son. Survivors include two sons, Gene Dereuisseaux of Harrell, Ark., and Wallace Dereuisseaux of Lonoke; two daughters, Diannia Harrell and Sandra Dereuisseaux, both of North Little Rock; a sister, Charlene Johnson of Shreveport, La.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and interment was held Saturday, Aprill 22, at Edgewood Memorial Park with the Rev. Billy Wood officiating.; nlrt5/11/2000

DeVineyEssie A. Essie A. DeViney, 89, of Choctaw, formerly of North Little Rock, died Saturday, Nov. 9, in McLoud, Okla. She was born in Vilonia, AR to James and Emily Bryant Ballard. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Eufaula Nazarene Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Flo Ella Hall of North Little Rock, and Martha Johnson of Choctaw, OK; one brother, Guy Ballard of Conway; five sisters, Elsie Satterfield of Little Rock, Ida Ridling of Clinton, Flodene Kesek of Detroit, Mich., Emma Land of Port Orange, Fl. and Gladys Olene Ballard of Detroit, Mich.; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles DeViney in 1988.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Greenlawn Cemetery Chapel.; nlrt11/28/1996

DewRaleigh
"Red"
Raleigh "Red" Dew of Maumelle died Saturday, Sept. 25/1999. He was 77.

Mr. Dew was a retired chief master sergeant in the Arkansas Air National Guard.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years Barbara; two daughters, Carol Dew Criag of Henderson, Nev., and Deborah Dew Craig of Lake Charles, La.; two granddaughters, Lauren Craig of Allen, Texas, and Natalie Craig of Dallas; a brother, Roderick Dew of Little Rock, and a sister, Ann Dew Yack of Little Rock.

Graveside services were hgeld Monday, Sept. 27, at Pinecrest Memorial Park. Jerry Alexander officiated.; nlrt10/7/1999

DickersonWalcie
Merritt
Walcie Merritt Dickerson, 85, of North Little Rock, retired from Colonial Bakery and a member of Parkview Baptist Church, died Friday, June 23.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas Jewel Dickerson; granddaughter, Kimberly Ann Clements and Grandson, James Brent Hall, both of Thibodeaus, La.; step-daughters, Mary Reed of Sherwood, Bobbye Burgess of Greenbrier and Glenna Wilkerson of Cave City; step-son Preston Merritt of Greenbrier; step-grandsons, Mike Burgess of Little Rock, Randy Burgess of Texas, Tommy Merritt of Greenbrier, Glen Wilkerson of Cave City, Bobby Wilkerson of Cave City, Steve Reed of North Little Rock, Ty Reed of Jacksonville and Danny Reed of Benton.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 27, at Parkview Baptist Church with the Revs Johnny Taylor and Cecil Burgess officiating.

Interment Was in Marcus Hill Cemetery at Enola. The family requests that memorials be made to Parkview Baptist Church, 4303 East Drive, North Little Rock; nlrt7/6/2000

DickeyEffie
Elba
Funeral services for Mrs. Effie Elba Dickey, aged 42, who died Wednesday night at her home, 1616 Chandler street, North Little Rock, were held at 10 o'clock Friday morning at the home in charge of the Rev. Ira A. Brumley, pastor of Gardner Memorial Methodist church. Burial was in Cato Cemetery in charge of Owens & Co.; nlrt1/23/29
DicksonDonald K.Donald K. Dickson, 72, of North Little Rock, died Wednesday, July 22, A veteran of World War II and Korea, he was active at North Little Rock Church of God and Faith Community Church.

Survivors include his wife, Billie D. Dickson; two daughters, Shari Romes and Phyllis Goshien; three sons, Kevin, Keigh and Kent Cobb; 16 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 25, in Griffin Leggett Rest Hills chapel with the Rev. Gary Bearden officiating. Burial was in Rest Hills Cemetery.; nlrt8/6/1998

DinglerCarolyn
Jolly
Carolyn Jeanette Jolly Dingler, 51, of Collierville, Tenn., formerly of North Little Rock, died Tuesday, May 2. She is survived by husband, Robert Dingler; and mother, Cledith Jolly, both of Colliersville, TN Funeral services were held Monday, May 8, in Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Chapel with interment at Rest Hills Memorial Park; nlrt5/11/2000
DinwiddieBertha
Melton
Bertha Melton Dinwiddie, 93, of North Little Rock, died Friday, Jan 29, at the Westlake Living Center in Sherwood. She was a retired Inspector for Ottenheimer Dress manufacturing Co.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Leland Dinwiddie Sr. and her only child, C.L. Dinwiddie Jr.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law Barbara Dinwiddie of North Little Rock; two granddaughters, Fonda Dinwiddie Ketcham of Austin, Texas, and Rhonda Dinwiddie Kelley of Cabot; four great-grandchildren; four sisters, Bessie Robins of Eva, Tenn., Ora Warmack of Big Sandy, Tenn., Ruby Moore of Gleason, Tenn. and Johnnie Berry of Detroit. Funeral services werre held in Camden, Tenn., with burial in Benton County, Tenn.; nlrt2/11/1999

DobbsFred
McNealy
Fred McNealy Dobbs, 90, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, Jan. 21. A veteran of World War II, he went on to work for the U.S. Postal Service, where he retired as a Data Systems Analyst.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Ophelia Johnston Dobbs.; nlrt2/4/1999

DobbsLenore
M. Smith
Lenore M. Smith Dobbs, 83, of Perryville, formerly of North Little Rock, died Friday, Jan.8. She was born in Izard County of E.A. and Lucy Smith.

She was preceded in death by a son, Carroll R. Dobbs, and one brother, Keith Smith.

Survivors include two daughters, Joan Tramel of Kansas and Diane Wilson of Perryville, one son, Bill Dobbs of Ohio; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four sisters, Jacqueline Smith and Tayna Davidson of North Little Rock, Hazel Pinkston of Washington state and Laverne Atwood of Michigan.

A private service was held in Morrilton. She was cremated.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Perryville Senior Center or American Cancer Society. nlrt1/28/99

DockinsVida B.Vida B. Dockins, 95, of North Little Rock died Wednesday, March 15. She was a member of Second Baptist Church and the Woman's Missionary Society.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, James and Billie Jo Dockins of North Little Rock; three grandchildren, Tammy Horton and husband Eddie of Little Rock, Randy Dockins and wife Jo of Charlotte, N.C. and Becky Dockins of Little Rock; and one great-grandson, Nicklaus Dockins.

Funeral services were held Friday, March 17, at Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Chapel with burial to follow at Rest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt3/23/2000

DodsonJohnie
Grace
Williams
Johnie Grace Williams Dodson, 83, of North Little Rock, died Wednesday, March 8. She was a Methodist and a homemaker.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Jane Price of North Little Rock; two sons, Henry Dodson of Little Rock and John Dodson of Jacksonville; three sisters, Maybelle Gilliam and Bonnie Tedder of Little Rock and Clynelle Chambers of San Bernardino, Calif.; and two grandsons.

Funeral was by cremation.; nlrt3/23/2000

DodsonWilliam
C. (Clabe)
William C. (Clabe) Dodson, 97, of North Little Rock, died Friday, Oct. 1.

He was born in Lonsdale, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by two sons, John and Kenneth, one daughter, Christine Dodson, three brothers, Dan, Corbett and Charlie; and two sisters, Evelyn and Bertha.

He is survived by his wife, Gertrude (Stogner) Dodson; three sons, Robert, Carl and Leon; five daughters, Lucille Lehman, Ruby Webb, Lavrne Richey, Laura Poston and Martha Brown; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Johnnie and Walter Dodson; and one sister, Gertrude Pitcock.

Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 4, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home with burial at Arkansas Memorial Gardens.; nlrt10/7/1999

DollarBelma
Faye
Velm Faye Dollar, 73, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, Feb. 3.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert and daughter, Phyllis Martin. She is survived by her daughter, Jeanne Brookins; son, Bob Dollr of Jonesboro; sister, Gerry Williams; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held at Edgewood Cemetery, Sunday, Feb. 6.; nlrt2/10/2000

DollarhideJackJack Dollarhide, 69, of Sherwood, died Easter Sunday morning, April12. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was retired from the Missouri Pacific Railroad, of Baptist faith, and a member of American Legion Post No. 1.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Jane Benson Dollarhide; son and daughter-in-law, Sharon and Jack Robin Dollarhide of North Little Rock; daughter and son-in-law, Roxane and Doug Bauldauf of Bartlett, Tenn.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and his twin brother, Pat Dollarhide and wife Sandy of North Little Rock.

A memorial service was held Tuesday, April 14, at North Little Rock Funeral home Chapel. The family requests that memorials be made to the American Diabetes Association.; nlrt 4/23/1998

DollarhidePat
Jr.
Pat Dolarhide Jr., 72, of North Little Rock died at Baptist Health Medical Center on Tuesday, Feb. 27, after a long illness.

He had served in the U.S. Navy along with twin brother Jack, for two years, when they were stationed in Hawaii. He received the World War II Victory" medal while in the service.

After the Navy, he worked as secretary to the president of the Missouri-Pacific Railroad and later worked at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock where he became a LPN. He retired from nursing in 1975 due to heart disease.

He enjoyed hunting with his bird dog Betty, fishing with his brother and kids, doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles and going to Oaklawn.

Preceded in death by his parents, Etta "Jack" and Pat Dollarhide Sr., his twin brother, Jack, and his mother and father-in-law Travis and Norene Alford, he is survived by his wife of 33 years, Sandy (Alford); son, Chris of North Little Rock; daughter and son-in-law, Shannon and David Roberts; grandchildren, Zachary Trae, Laura Denise and Dawson Layne Patrick of Jacksonvile; children, from his first marrigae, Johnny, Dana Faye and Lisa; sister-in-law, Mary Jane Dollarhide of Sherwood; and brother and sister-in-law, Ron and Pat Alford and Bill and Kim Alford of Indiana.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 3, at Garth Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Jim West officiating. Interment was at Lakeside Cemetery in Des Arc; nlrt3/15/2001

DooleyWillis A.Willis A. Dooley, 75, of North Little Rock, died Aug 22. He was a retired services station manager. He was a Baptist and an Army veteran of WWII. He is survived by two daughters, Joyce Sikes of Koshkonong, Mo., and Alwanda Redell of Benton; step-son, Hershel Johnson of Oak Harbor, Wash.; step-daughter, Mary Smith of Maumelle; sister, Ivealine Ford of Los Angeles; two bothers, J.G. Dooley and Lewis Dooley, both of Rector; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchldren.

Graveside services were held Saturday, Aug. 24, at Forest Hills Memorial Park with the Revs. David Mitchell and Eva Mitchell officiating.; nlrt8/29/1996

DoolinBernadetta
Jacobs
Bernadetta Jacobs Doolin, 87, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, Feb. 3, after a long illness. Mrs. Doolin worked for years as the hostess/cashier of the Blass Department Store's popular Tea Room. She also served as a volunteer at the VA Hospital in Little Rock.

She was the widow of Paul M. Doolin. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Val Gene and Dee Carithers of Little Rock, and Patrick and Bettye Carithers of North Little Rock; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was held Saturday, Feb. 5, at Rest Hills Cemetery officated by C.L. House.;nlrt2/10/2000

DoremusCharles
Whitfield
Charles Whitfield Doremus, 71, of Conway, a truck driver and U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, died Friday, Oct. 6. Born in Batesville. he was a member of Bethel Assembly of God Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nina Lou Doremus. He is survived by sons and Daughters-in-law; Gary Allen and Kathy Doremus of Shelbyville, Ind.; Charles Allen and Dena Doremus of Conway; daughters and sons-in-law; Judy and Donald Stewart of San Antonio, Texas, Alice and Tommy Deaton of Pigeon Forge, Tenn., Vivian and Michael Evans of Jacksonville; sisters, Verneal Rudd, Maxine Rogers and her husband, Thomas, both of North Little Rock; 16 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 9, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Skinner officiating. Interment was in Pine Crest Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials bemade to the American Cancer Society, 901 N. University, Little Rock, Arkansas 72207; nlrt10/12/2000

DouglasFayeFaye Douglas, 69, of Sherwood, died Sunday, April 30.

She is survived by her husband of 36 years, Bob Douglas; grandchildren, Kelly Ann Schluter, Kimberly Lee, Tiffany Dennis; eight great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Virginia Page, Lois Spurlock and Mary Phillips.

Funeral services were hed Wednesday, May 3, in the chapel of Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral Home. Burial was at Rest Hills Memorial Park; nlrt5/11/2001

DouglasJeanJean Douglas, 79, of North Little Rock, died Saturday, Dec. 28. She was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Douglas. Survivors include one son, John Douglas of North Little ROck; one daughter, Sara Brzozowske of Victoria, Tex.; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Thursday, Jan. 2, at Little Rock National Cemetery; nlrt1/16/1997

DoyleJay
Allen
Jay Allen Doyle, 32, of Savannah, Ga., formerly of North Little Rock, died Sunday, Dec. 1. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and attended North Little Rock High School, North East.

He is survived by his parents, William L. (Bill) and Helen Toni Reedy Doyle of Hoover, Ala; one sister, Dondi Goodlive and on nephew, Alex Goodlive, both of Phoenix

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Griffin Leggett rest Hills Chapel with interment at Rest Hills Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Diabetes Trust Fund, 48 Medical Park East Drive, Suite 154, Birmingham, Ala. 35235.; nlrt12/12/1996

DreherNorma
(McDonald)
Norma (McDonald) Dreher, 80, of North Little Rock, died Wednesday, Jan. 17. She was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceeded in death by one son, Paul Dreher. Survivors include her husband, Jack R. Dreher; two sons and daughters-in-law, Marvin J. and Sandi Dreher of Rose Bud, John and Billie Dreher of North Little Rock; one daughter, Lou Dreher of North Little Rock; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three brothers, Felix McDonald and Robert McDonald, both of Little Rock and Quitman McDonald of Sherwood; four sisters, Ruby Johnson, Betty Fowler and Lucy McCarley, all of Little Rock and Helen Johnston of West Virginia.

Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 19, at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following at Pinecrest Memorial Park.; nlrt2/1/2001

DrennanNancy
Lee
Nancy Lee Drennan, 54, of North Little Rock, died Tuesday, Dec. 5.

She is survived by one daughter, Stacey Sadouly; three sons, Kirk Beumel and Brian and Kyle Brown; two sisters, Linda and Yvonne; three brothers, Earl, Daniel and Michael Cooper; and 10 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 9, at Huson Funeral Home Chapel in Little Rock with the Rev. Tony Minick officiating. Interment was in Forest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt12/14/2000

DuBoseGeneva L.Geneva L. DuBose, 75, widow of James DuBose of North Little Rock, died Wednesday, July 22. She was a member of North Hills Baptist Church in Sherwood.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy C. and Mary DuBose of Kansas City, Mo., Bobby G. and Tamara DuBose of Pangburn, Ronnie J. and Wendy DuBose of Cabot; daughter Mary Ellen DuBose of England; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and brother Barney Taylor of Searcy.

Funeral services were held Friday, July 24, at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Ward officiating. Burial was in Gum Springs Cemetery in Searcy.

The family requests that memorials be made to Baptist Hospice or American Caner Society.; nlrt8/6/1998

DuChesneBirdieMrs. Birdie Graham DuChesne of 916 Ferry Street, widow of Mark DuChesne, died January 3 at a Little Rock hospital. She was a native of Tryo, Miss., and had been a resident of North Little Rock for 58 years. Survivors include a son, Clinton DuChesne of North Little Rock. Funeral was January 5 at the First Baptist Church by Rev. Roy Hilton. Burial was in Pine Crest Cemetery by Owens & Co.; nlrt1/7/1960
DukeDebbie
Hayes
Debbie Ruth (Hayes) Duke, 44, of North Little Rock, who worked at Target Distribution Center and attended First Pentecostal Church, died Wednesday, July 19.

Survivors include her parents, Harry and Juanita Hayes of North Little Rock; three brothers, Leonard Hayes of The Colony, Texas, Marvin Hayes of Indiana, Daniel Hayes of Jacksonville; and 13 nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 22, at First Pentecostal Church with the Rev. J.N. Holmes officiatimg. Burial was at Pinecrest Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials be made to First Pentecostal Building Fund or the American Cancer Society.; nlrt7/27/2000

DumboskiCatherine
Luyet
Catherine Luyet Dumboski, 96, of North Little Rock, died Sunday, May 7. She was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, L.P. Dumboski and a daughter-in-law, Marjorie Dumboski.She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mildred and Edmund Bawiec of North Little Rock; two sons and daughters-in-law, Frank Dumboski Sr. and his wife Lisa, and Robert and Helen Dumboski, all of Fort Worth, Texas; one sister, Sister Vivian Luyet, and a brother, Leo Luyet, both of North Little Rock; one granddaughter, three grandsons and five great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, May 11, at St. Anne's Catholic Church.Burial was in Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery in Marche. The Family requests that memorials be made to St. Anne's Catholic Church, 6150 Remount Road, North Little Rock, AR 72118; nlrt5/18/2000

DunawayGloria
Marie
Gloria Marie Dunaway, 74, of North Little Rock, died Tuesday, March 21, in her home with her husband and children by her side.

Born in New Hampshire, she graduated from Notre Dame Academy and after she and husband, John married, they moved to Arkansas.

She became a volunteer for 20 years at Helping Hand in Little Rock. Her life was an example of Christian virtue and selflessness.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Sheila Ann (Dunaway) Bathke. Survivors include her husband of 54 years, John William Dunaway; five daughters, Myra Caton, Margaret White, Mary Smylie, Patricia Baldwin and Janice Seikel; four sons, Bill, John, Charles and Robert Dunaway; 40 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, March 24, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

The family requests that memorials be made to Helping Hand, 1601 Marshall Street, Little Rock, AR 72202

DuncanHerbert B.Herbert B. Duncan, 73, of North Little Rock, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, Purple Heart recipient and a member of American Legion Post #1, died Thursday, Aug. 5.

Private services with cremation was held at the Arkansas River. Thefamily request that memorials be made to VA Hospice Care, North Little Rock, AR; nlrt8/19/1999

DuncanJohn
Michael Jr.
John Michael Duncan Jr., of North Little Rock and formerly of Pine Bluff, a member of Levy Baptist Church and a member and co-founder of the H.Y.D. Hunting Club in Sheridan, died Saturday, April 15.

He was retired from Acoustical Supply Co. He was a U.S.Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific as a hospital corpsman with the Third Marines. He was the recipient of the Purple Heart and Silver Star.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Michael Duncan and Dean Duncan, his wife Laurice Duncan, and a daughter, Frankie Stone. He is survived by a sister, Billie Millen of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; two granddaughters, Laura Burgess of Tucken, Ga., and Jonette Gowan and her husband, Glen and their son, Justin, all of Flowery Branch, Ga.; a son-in-law, Bill Stone and wife, Barbara of Cumming, Ga.; and a beloved friend, Anita Ransom.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 19, at Levy Baptist Church. Interment was in Edgewood Memorial Park. The family request that memorials be made to Levy Baptist Church, 3501 Pike Avenue, North Little Rock, AR 72116; nlrt4/27/2000

DunnJ.D.J.D. Dunn, 76, of North Little Rock, died Friday, Dec. 19.

He is survived by his wife Imogene Fisher Dunn of the home; two sons, J.D. Dunn, Jr. of Georgia, Thomas Dunn of Mississippi; two daughters Carol Brooks and Emily Bussey, both of Mississippi; two stepsons Joe Fisher III and Ronnie Fisher of North Little Rock; two stepdaughters, Gale Hss of California and Carolyn Jones of Missouri; eighteen grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister Charlene Russell of Mississippi.

Memorial services were held Monday, Dec. 22, at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home, with the Dr. Ben Jordan officiating.; nlrt12/25/1997

DunnLewis
Thomas
Lewis Thomas Dunn, 77, of North Little Rock, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, at his home. He was born in Lester, Ark., to John T. and Annie Swartz Dunn.

Mr. Dunn was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. He was a disabled veteran of World War II. Prior to retirement he was a meat cutter with Krogers, a member of UFCW #455, and a former Mason.

Survivors include his wife, Deanie, of North Little Rock; daughters and sons-in-law, Ruth Anne "Cookie" and Charlie Wilson of North Little Rock, Pamela Jean and Stephen Grasso of Mill Valley Calif., Deborah Louise Faulkner of Beaumont, texas; a brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Lena Richardson; and five grandcildren, Rhonda, Kyle and Anne Wilson, Nathan and Lindsey Faulkner.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 9, at Immanuel Baptist Church with Dr. Rex Horne and the Rev. David Napier officiating. Burial was at Pinecrest Memorial Park. The family request that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 901 N. University, Little Rock, AR 72202 or hospice Homecare, 1501 N. University, Little Rock, AR 72207; nlrt12/14/2000

DupslaffDorothy S.Dorothy Sullivan Depslaff, 72, of Sherwood, died Saturday, Sept. 14.

She was a retired clerk in the palnning and permits department, working for more than 16 years for the City of Sherwood before retiring in 1990.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of North Little Rock, Senior Bible Class and Gods Lively People Bible Study Group.

Survivors include her husband, martin Dupslaff of Sherwood; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael Dupslaff of Sherwood and Martin and Donita Dupslaff of Wichita, Kans.; three sisters, Berniece Troup of Mission, TX, Marjorie Knoedl of Alexander and Virginia Brown of Little Rock.

Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Trinity Lutheran Church of North Little Rock with interment in Pinecrest Cemetery.; nlrt10/3/1996

DuvallWilliam
Loyd
William Loyd Duvall, 85, of North Little Rock, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, at Baptist Memorial Hospital. He was born in Atkins, he was a retired carpenter who had worked for Mason Construction of Little Rock for many years. He was a member of the Trinity Assembly of God Church in Little Rock.

Preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, he is survived by his wife of 63 years, Florine Duvall of North Little Rock; a son and daughter-in-law, Billy Charles and Reina Duvall of North Little Rock; two daughters and sons-in-law, Clara Jean and Roosevelt Robberson of Decature, Ark., and Lisa and Jay Carter of Russellville; six grandchildren, Andre' Duvall, Sara Danchenko, Steve Robberson-Martin and Lisa Cheatwood, Christian and Hillary Carter; three great-grandchildren, Felix and Ian Danchenko and Jacob Cheatwood; three brothers J.R. Duvall, Kenneth Duvall and Charles Duvall; five sisters, Nora Lee Hibbs, Cora Ree Bartenbach, Euleta Doddridge, Juanita Furguson and Betty Lou Clifton.

Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 12, in Russellville and officiated by the Rev. Tony A. Jones. Burial was at the Walnut Grove Cemetery at Hector.; nlrt11/25/99

DyerJames
V. Jr.
James V. Dyer Jr., 34, of Jacksonville, died Wednesday, Dec. 13. He was born in Tulare, California. Before a spinal cord injury, Mr. Dyer was a carpenter, raced three wheelers, hunted deer and fished.

He was preceded indeath by a daughter, Samanth Elaine Dyer. Survivors include a daughter, Heather Marie Dyer; parents, Kenneth C. and Shirley I. Jones of Jacksonville; sisters, Jody Dyer-Fox of Dallas, Deborah Renee Cooper of California; brothers, Randall Jones of Jacksonville, Kenneth Jones, Jr. of California; and grandmothers, Mrs. Maxine Glackler and Mrs. Martha Jones, both of California.

Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 18, in the chapel of Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills, with burial at Rest Hills Memorial Park.; 12/21/2000