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Virginia
Jane
EaganPaula S.Paula S. Eagan, 40, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, June 22.

She graduated from McClellan High School and attended UALR, where she earned a BA in Marketing.

Most recently she was employed with the Arkansas State Department of Special Education. She was a member of Park Hill Baptist Church and a music lover

She is survived by her parents, Vernon and Jeannie Eagan of North Little Rock; sisters and brothers-in-law, Pam and Kenny Wessel of Little Rock and Kay and Steve Grimes of North Little Rock; brother and sister-in-law, Bo and Marilyn Eagan of North Little Rock; five nieces and nephews, Christian, Zoe, Zachary, Casey and Sydney; grandmother, Nona Eagan of Black Rock; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 26, at Park Hill Baptist Church with Dr. Cary Heard officiating. Interment was in Rest Hills Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Park Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, 201 "C" Street, North Little Rock, AR 72116 or the NAMI-Arksnsas (National Association of Mental Illness), 4313 W. Markham, Little Rock, 72202.; nlrt 6/29/2000

EanesRuby
Walters
Ruby Walters Eanes, age 82, widow of Ottoway Eanes of North Little Rock, died Sunday, Dec. 22. She was a member of the Highway Baptist Church. Survivors are three sons, Arlie Wade Eanes of W.Memphis, David Lynn Eanes of Little Rock, Russell Eanes of North Little Rock; a daughter, Wincie Gladish of North Little Rock; sister, Nell Walker of Heber Springs; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and a lifetime of friends and Casey.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 24, at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Chapel with the Rev. L.H. McCollough and the Rev. Larry Ballard officiating, with burial in Rest Hills Memorial Park.

The family request memorials be made to the Highway Baptist Church.; nlrt12/26/96

EanesRussell C. Russell C. Eanes, 55, of North Little Rock, died Saturday, Aug. 2. He was a member of the New Life Pentecostal Church and a retired Parts Manager with Liberty Trailer.

Survivors are his wife, Jannett Eanes; one son, Russell Eanes, Jr. of Lonsdale; one daughter, Carla Michelle Eanes of Burleson, Texas; three brothers, Arlie Eanes of West Memphis, David Eanes of Little Rock, T.C. Crissonberry of North Little Rock; four sisters, Wincie Eanes Gladish of North Little Rock, Carolyn Eanes Coontz of Texas, Bertha Taylor of Scott, Margaret Potter of Little Rock; and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 5 at New Life Pentecostal Church. Burial was in Rest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt8/7/1997

EarlDorothy
Willcut
Standridge
Dorothy Willcut Stanridge Earl, 86, of North Little Rock, died Saturday, Oct. 7.

Mrs. Earl was preceded in death by her husbands, Shady Standridge and L.M. Earl, four children, Thelma Dixon, Ralph and Paul Standridge and Shirley Bascue, grandson, Terry Bascue and great-grandson, Rusty Long.

She is survived by four sons, Harold, Jack, Ronnie and Gerry Standridge; two daughters, Polly Bascus and Jame Campbell, all of Little Rock 29 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and brother, Ralph Willcut of Russellville.

Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 9, at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Pisgah Cemetery in Pottsville, Ark; nlrt10/12/2000

EasleyDella
Moncrief
Della Moncrief Easley, 73, of North Little Rock, retired from Kellwood Co. and a member of First Assembly of God Church in North Little Rock, died Sunday, July 23.

She was precedd in death by her parents, her sister Pauline Grable and her oldest son, Larry VanPelt.

She is survived by two sons, David L. Manasco and John H. Manasco, Jr.; two grandsons, Larry VanPelt, Jr., and John H. Manasco III; sisters, Margaret Kincannon and Linda G. Bowie; and brothers, Lebert Moncrief and Billy J. Moncrief.

Funeral services were held Thursday, July 27, at Huson Funeral Home Chapel with Interment at Cypress Valley Cemetery in Vilonia; nlrt8/3/2000

EasterlyRosemary W.Rosemary Work Easterly, 76, of Pine Bluff, died Saturday, May 24. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church of North Little Rock. Preceding her in death was her parents and brother, Sanuel F. Work.

She is survived by her husband, M.E. Easterly; one sister and brother-in-law, Kathryn and J.E. Segars of Pine Bluff; one brother and sister-in-law, James P. Chotiel Work of Mansfield, Louisiana; one sister-in-law, Virginia Work of Houston, Texas; six nephews and nieces; and several great-nephews and nieces.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, May 27, in Memorial Park North in Pine Bluff.; nlrt5/29/97

EdwardsClara M.Clara M. Edwards, 93, of North Little Roc, died in Sugar Land, Texas, on Tuesday, March 24.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and Allen Williams of Sugar Land, Texas; stepson and wife, Conan and Corella Edwards of Memphis, Tenn.; sister, Mildred Cruse of Rochester Hill, Mich.; nephew, Robert Cruse; and niece, Dolly Campbell.

Graveside services were held Saturday, March 28, at Edgewood Memorial Park with the Rev. J.C. Myers officiating.

The family request that memorials be made to The Hospice at the Texas Medical Center, 1905 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas 77030.; nlrt4/9/98

EdwardsDouglas
Edwin
Jr.
Douglas Edwin Edwards Jr., 78, of North Little Rock died Sunday, July 5.

He served with the Army Air Corps during World War II. He held a bachelor's and master's degree in geology and geography from Mississippi State University, did further graduate work at the University of Tennessee and taught at Mississippi State. He retired in 1979 from the Federal Soil Conservation Service and the State Soil and Water Commission in 1984.

An active member of Lakewood United Methodist Church, he was a member of the George Martin Sunday School Class, Chancel Choir, and was a Sunday school teacher.

Mr. Edwards was also Scoutmaster for Troop #53 of Park Hill Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Clara Edwards; two sons and daughters-in-law, the Rev. Dee Edwards and wife Jan of Searcy and Jim and Elain Edwards of North Little Rock; and four granddaughters.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 7, at Lakewood United Methodist Church with the Revs. George McCoy and Bill Thompson presiding. Burial was at Rest Hills at Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials may be made to Lakewood United Methodist Church.; nlrt7/16/1998

EdwardsFlorenceFlorence Edwards, 90, of Sherwood, widow of David H. Edwards Jr. and a native of Newark, N.J., died at home Tuesday, Oct. 24.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Florence and Dick Pauly; granddaughter, Cheryl Uekman and her husband Gary of Jacksonville; grandson, David Kertz and wife Lisa of Cabot; great-granddaughters, Stephanie Uekman, Elizabeth Uekman, Samantha Kertz, Sabrena Kertz; and great-great granddaughter, Caitlyn Uekman.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 26, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Charles Thessing officiating. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery; nlrt11/2/2000

EdwardsRuby
Tullos
Ruby Tullos Edwards, 94, of Maumelle died Saturday, May 17. She was a homemaker and a Dermott resident for thirty years.

She is survived by one daughter, and son-in-law, Willie and Dennis Chastain of Maumelle; one son and daughter-in-law, J.D. and Rosemary Edwards; four grandchildren, Cheryl Starry of Aviano, Italy, Debra Riggs of Big Lake Texas, Tonda Powell of McGeehee, and Shannon Edwards of Dallas, Texas; twelve great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvy Edwards and twelve brothers and sisters.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, May 20, in Dermott City Cemetery.; nlrt5/29/97

EgeMary Mrs. Mary Ege, aged 68, wife of Joseph Ege, died at her home, 1701 Main street at 8 a.m. Wednesday. She was a native of Switzerland and moved to North Little Rock 60 years ago. She was a life-long member of St. Patrick's church and of the Altar Society and of the Woodmen of the World. She also is survived by a son, August Korte, two daughters, Mrs. Anna Massey and Mrs. Marie Lukas; a brother, John Engster all of North Little Rock; a step-son, William Ege of Birmingham, Ala. Rosaary services were held at the home at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Funeral services were held at St. Patrick's church at 9 a.m. this morning by the Rev. Joseph M Burns. Buiial was in Calvary Cemetery by Owens & Co. Pallbearers were: Active, T.J. Arnold, John Dasbach, John Hemflin, Bernard Guenter, S.J. Lynch and Berry Wilcox; honorary, John Pruniski, W.H. Watson, D.C. Fretwell, Dr. Shelby Atkinson, Dr. Hugh Turrentine, R.B. Brawner, Joe Scott, W.W. Baker, Ed Thalmueller, W.M. Bauer, L.F. Lucas, Wesley Wood, J.K. Morgan and Joe Wills.; nlrt5/19/1944

EgglestonJohn W.John Waller Eggleston IV, Col., USAF (Ret.) aged 79, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, July 29. He was born in Waco, Texas.

He is preceded in death by his son, John W. Eggleston V. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Jo Ann Taylor Eggleston of North Little Rock; a son, James Ross Eggleston of Memphis; daughter, Carol Ann Eggleston Davis of Omaha; three grandchildren, John W. Eggleston VI and Juli Beth Eggleston, both of Marietta, Ga., and Kelly Lynn Holden of Coldwater, Miss.; and two great-grandchildren

He flew B-24s against Nazi Germany and received more than 25 medals for outstanding service including the Distinguished Flying Cross, Legion of Merit and the Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters.

Later he served as assistant air attache for the U.S. Embassy in Damascus, as a command pilot for the Strategic Air Command and in the U.S. nuclear testing program.

After retirement, he returned to Arkansas and formed Trinity Homes Co., Inc., and built homes in North Little Rock.

A memorial service was held Monday, Aug. 2, in the Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills chapel.

The family requests that memorials be made to Arkansas Hospice, 2200 Fort Roots Dr., North Little Rock, AR 72114 or the St. Luke's Episcopal Church Pipe Organ Fund, 4106 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock, AR 72116.; nlrt8/12/1999

EgnerCharlotte
Haustein
Charlotte Elizabeth Haustein Egner, 85, of North Little Rock, retired after 28 years with May Wholesale Building Material Supply Co., died in Atlanta, on Monday, April 24.

She was a member of Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher for 35 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Egner. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Josephine and Don Varner of Germantown, Tenn.; two grandsons, Dr. Kent D. McKelvey, Jr. of Montain Home and Fred Michael Varner of Germantown, Tenn.; one great-grandson, Kent David McKelvey, III of Mountain Home.

Funeral services werre held Friday, April 28, at Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Ehrhard officiating. Interment was in Mt. Holly Cemetery; nlrt5/11/2000

EhemannLawrence G.Lawrence G. Ehemann, 84, of North Little Rock, retired from Chicopee Corp. with 29 years of service, died Wednesday, March 8.

He was a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus and a volunteer for the Helping Hand of Greater Little Rock for 26 years.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Vera, son and daughter-in-law Dennis Frank and Karla Ehemann; daughter, Carol Wenger, all of North Little Rock; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Veronica Gunderman of North Little Rock and Margaret Ehemann of Atkins.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, March 11, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Interment was at Atkins Catholic Cemetery.

The family request that memorials be made to St. Patrick's Catholic School or Helping Hand of Greater Little Rock.; nlrt3/23/2000

EirvinPearl M.Pearl M. Eirvin, 98, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, Sept. 26.

She was a member of the Assembly of God Church, and a retired beautician. She is survived by several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends at the Heritage House.

The funeral was Saturday, Sept. 28 in Williams Cemetery in Humphrey, Ark.

The family asks that memorials be made to Bayou Meto Assembly of God Church in Humphrey, Ark.; nlrt10/3/1996

ElkinsJackie
Marie
Jackie Marie Elkins, 67, of North Little Rock, an employee with the McDaniel Realty Co. and a member of Friends of His Presbyterian Church, died Friday, April 7. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Diane Elkins Parrish.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Dee Elkins; and a grandson, Chris Elkins, all of Little Rock.

One memorial service was held Sunday, April 9, at Friends of His Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Sherwood with the Rev. Michael Qualls officiating. A second is planned at Westover Hills Presbyterian Church in Little Rock on Saturday, April 15, with the Revs. Jim and Debbie Freeman officiating.

The family requests that memorials be made to Westover Hills Presbyterian Church and Friends of his Cumberland Presbyterian Church or the American Diabetes Association.; nlrt 4/20/2000

ElliottDorothy
L.
Dorothy L. Elliott, 87, of North Little Rock, who with her husband, the late Harry N. Elliott, had owned the Levy Market and DOn's Market in North Little Rock, died Friday, Jan. 1. An avid fisherwoman who loved gardening, she was a member of Remount Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons, DOnald E. Elliott of North Little Rock and Jarrell R. Elliott of Newport News, Va.; a sister, Jeanette Cox of Austin, Texas; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 5, in Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Otto Brown and Tim McMinn officiating. Interment followed at Cato Cemetery.

The family requests that Memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Association; nlrt1/14/1999

ElliottMildredMildred Elliott, 75, of North Little Rock, a nurse at Baptist Hospital for 29 years, died Saturday, April 4. She was the widow of Don Keese.

She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by two sisters, Louise Bailey and Lillie Mae Norton, both of North Little Rock.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, April 7, at Edgewood Memorial Park.; nlrt4/9/98

ElliottThomas D.Thomas Dishroon Elliott, 47, of North Little Rock, died Sunday, Aug. 17.

Memorial services were held Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the North Little Rock Funeral Home and in the evening at North Mountain's Goat Rock Trail in Hot Springs.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Hot Springs Boys & Giles Club.;nlrt 8/21/1997

EllisVirginia Jane Ellis, 82, of North Little Rock, died Sunday, July 25.

She is survived by a son, Clyde Michael Ellis of North Little Rock; three grandchildren, Emily Suzanne, Eliabeth Suzzxne and Michael Leo Ellis.

A memorial service was held Thursday, July 29, at Park Hill Presbyterian Church. The family requests that Memorials be made to Park Hill Presbyterian Church; nlrt8/5/1999

EnglishTravis
Leland
Travis Leland English, 79, of North Little Rock, died Wednesday, Aug. 5 , after a long illness. Born in Washington County, he grew up in Fayetteville, graduating from the University of Arkansas with a degree in marketing. He was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. After graduation he served during World War II, teaching Air Force Cadets to fly at bases in Texas and later as a pilot in the Air Transport command, flying the Hump, being based at Luliang, China. He was a retired oil jobber. He was also a member of Lakewood United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ruth Atkins English; three daughters, Mary Shinn of Greenville, Texas, Trudy Baxter of Little Rock, and Ellen Turner of The Woodlands, Texas; seven grandchildren; and his brother, James Alfred English Jr. of Dallas, texas.

Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 7, at Lakewood United Methodist Church with the Revs. George McCoy and Ben Shinn officiating. Burial followed at Rest Hills Memorial Park. The family requests that memorials be made to Lakewood United Methodist Church or Arkansas Children's Hospital.; nlrt8/13/1998

EngsterMerrill
Liles
Merrill Liles Engster, 74, of North Little Rock, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, in Baton Rouge, La. She worked for Dillard's and was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Engster, parents, Homer and Ludie Liles, brother, Marvin Liles and sister, Mildred Hall.

Survivors are a son, James Engster of Baton Rouge; sister, Wilma Langley and Margaret Liles, both of Searcy.

A Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, Oct. 25, at the Cathedral of St. Andrew with Msgr. Scott Marczuk officiating. Burial was in Little Rock National Cemetery.; nlrt10/28/1999

EppersonNora
Lorene
Nora Lorene Epperson, 87, of North Little Rock, died in Yazoo City, Mississippi, Tuesday, Dec. 16. She had lived many years in Memphis, Tenn. She was a member of Levy Baptist Church.

She was the last surviving of thirteen siblings, and the widow of James Garland "Buck" Epperson. She is survived by a son, James Chester Epperson of Yazoo City, Miss.; a daughter, Danita Epperson Craft of Sarasota, Fla.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 19, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home with the Rev. Mitch Vickers officiating. Burial was in Edgewood Memorial Park.

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

EpsteinEsther
Grace
Esther Grace Epstein, infant daughter of the Rev. Lee Epstein, pastor of Cornerstone Bible Fellowship Church, and his wife Ruth, was born and died Wednesday, Jan. 31.

Loved here on earth by her parents, two brothers, many cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, two marternal great-grandmothers; and friends, she was preceded in death by her brother, Caleb.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 3, at Cornerstone Bible Fellowship in Sherwood, with burial at Rest Hills Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials be made to Cornerstone Bible Fellowship, 901 East Hiehl Avenue, Sherwood, 72120; nlrt2/15/2001

EschbacherEllen
Ann
Mr. Ellen Ann Eschbacher, 35, of NOrth Little Rock, died Sunday, Jan. 11, She was a registered nurse at Rebsamen Regional Medical Center. She was a graduate of Mount St. Mary Academy and Baptist System School of Nursing.

Survivors include her parents, Richard and Kathleen Eschbacher of North Little Rock; two brothers, Kevin R. Eschbacher and Randal R. Eschbacher of North Little Rock; two sisters, Laura Eschbacher of Harris of Sious Falls, South Dakota and Carolyn J. Eschbacher of North Little Rock.

Mass was held Wednesday, Jan. 14, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

The family requests that memorials be made to the VNA Hospice or Immaculate Conception Building Fund.; nlrt 1/22/1998

EthridgeMadaline
Lucile
Madaline Lucile Ethridge, age 89, of North Little Rock, a retired cashier for Franke's Cafeteria after 42 years of service, died Friday, March 5. She was born in Blue Mountain, Ark., one of 11 children. She was a member of Park Place Baptist Church in Little Rock.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Eugene; one sister, Mildred Ryann of Blue Mountain; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Young of North Little Rock.

Funeral services were Monday, March 8, at Park Place Baptist Church, with the Revs. Roy Tilley and Richard Walters officiating. Interment was in Rest Hills Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Park Place Baptist Church Building Fund.; nlrt3/18/1999

EudenbachGretchenGretchen Eudenbach, 88, died Sunday, Aug. 20, in North Little Rock.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Erika and Leon Burl; and a granddaughter, Gabriella Laster. Funeral arrangements were by cremation.; nlrt8/31/2000

EvansEula L.Eula L. Evans, 73, of North Little Rock, widow of M.B. Evans, died Tuesday, Jan. 21. She was an accountant and a member of Levy Baptist Church.

Survivors are a sister, Alma Self and Beatrice Dillbeck, both of North Little Rock, Marie Vinsett of Little Rock, Ruth Ann Vinsett of Jacksonville; and brother in law, K.D. Evans.

Funeral services were held Friday, Jan 24, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home with burial in Edgewood Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials be made to the American Lung Association.; nlrt1/30/1997

EvansPaulPaul Evans of North Little Rock, an automobile painter, died Sunday, March 15. He attended Levy Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by a son, Randy Evans, he is survived by his wife, Daphna Elwanda Evans; two daughters, Cindy Turner and husband Randy, of Little Rock and Pam Evans of North Little Rock; a son, Bill Evans of Des Moines, Iowa; grandchildren, Matt and Jay Turner of Little Rock, Mike and Marilyn Evans of Des Moines, Vickie Speck of Dallas, Texas; and special friend, Becky Bradley.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 18, at North Little Rock Funeral Home CHapel with the Rev. Otto Brown officiating. Burial was in Edgewood Memorial Park. The family requests that memorials be made to Levy Baptist Church.; nlrt3/26/1998

EvansRandy
Amos
Randy Amos Evans, 34, of North Little Rock, died Saturday, Feb. 15. He was a member of Levy Baptist Church. Survivors include his parents, Paul and Daphna Elwanda Evans of North Little Rock; two sisters, Cindy Turner and husband, Randy of Little Rock and Pam Evans of North Little Rock; two nephews, Matt and Jay Turner of Little Rock; one half-brother, Bill Evans of Des Moines, Iowa; and a host of other family members and friends.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 20, at Levy Baptist Church with burial in Edgewood Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials be made to Levy Baptist Church.; nlrt2/27/1997

EwtonOdellOdell Ewton, 78, of North Little Rock, died Monday, Aug. 17. She was of Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include daughter Essie Patterson of Jacksonville; two sisters, Mary Pearson and Adrie Stafford, both of North Little Rock; grandchildren Wade and Wayne Patterson; great-grandchildren Matthew Patterson, Laura Patterson, Ashley Drake, Brittany and Brandon Papera; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 20 at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Arkansas Memorial Gardens.; nlrt8/27/1998