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KeathleyBetty
Nally
Betty Norma Nally Keathley, 71, of Sherwood, died Monday, Feb. 17. She is survived by her husband, Rowan; two sons, Harry Keathley and Thomas Keathley, both of Little Rock; three daughters, Vivian Higgs and Patricia Jones, both of Sherwood and Lynette Soley of Hold, Florida; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two brothers; and three sisters.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb 22, at Huson Funeral Home North Hills Chapel.; nlrt2/27/1997

KeathMazelMazel Keath, 95, of Sherwood, died Wednesday, Jan. 6.

Preceded in death by her husband, Marvin M. Keath, one brother and three sisters, Mrs. Keath is survived by a son, Dennis Keath of Sherwood; two brothers, O.G. Harrison of Hot Springs and Fred L. Harrison of North Little Rock; and one sister, Virgie Caldwell of North Little Rock.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 8, at the Northside Presbyterian Church. Interment was in Edgewood Memorial Park.

The family request that memorials be made to the Debt Retirement Fund, Northside Presbyterian Church.;nlrt1/21/99

KeeseePolkBenton, May 30 - Polk Keesee; 70 years old, died at his home five miles north of here yesterday and was buried today at the Graham cemetery. Mr. Keesee, was one of the oldest residents of Saline county, having been born and reared here. He is survived by his wife, one son, James Keesee, and two daughters.; ag5/31/17
KelleyJanet B.Janet B. Kelley, 88, of North Little Rock, died Sunday, May 2.

She is survived by her husband, Samuel L. "Past" Kelley; sister, Hazel Surguine; six grandchildren; Albert R "Cool Ray" Kelley, Jr., Helen Dianne Bauer, Jesse Charles Kelley, Elton Eugene Kelley, Arthur Millage Kelley and Lillian Louise Brooks; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 5, in Roller-Owens Chapel with intement in Oak Bowery Cemetery; nlrt5/13/1999

KelleyRandall
Glenn
Randall Glenn Kelley, 40, of North Little Rock, died Saturday, Feb.26.

Mr. Kelley was preceded in death by his grandparents, George and Eva Kelley. Survivors include his mother, Barbara J. Kelley of North Little Rock; father and stepmother, Harold and Leona Kelley of Jacksonville; brothers, Lynn Kelley, Todd Bridges, Scottie Keley, all of Jacksonville and Michael Kelley of North Little Rock; a sister, Tammy Griffin of Benton; grandparents, Charley T. and Audie Smith of North Little Rock; and host of relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 1, at Cato United Methodist Church with burial at Cato Cemetery. The family requests that memorials be made to Pulaski County Humane Society, 14600 Colonel Glenn Road, Little Rock, AR 72210.; nlrt3/9/2000

KellyChristineChristine Kelly, 75, of North Little Rock, a retired sales associate with the Fashion Corner dress shop, died Tuesday, Jan. 4. She was a member of Graves Memorial Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Stanley Kelly; a son and daughter-in-law, Jodie and Glenda Kelly of North Little Rock; three daughters and sons-in-law, Drucilla and Robert Cantrell of North Little Rock, Janie and Billy Daniel of Maumelle, Tammy and Don Huggins of North Little Rock; her mother, Birdie Wells of Benton; one brother, Tommy Wells of Magnolia; one sister, JoAnn Haley of Memphis; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Jan. 6, at North Little Rock Funeral Home chapel with the Revs. Bob Inmon and Garland Backett officiating. Burial was in Rest Hills Memorial Park.

The family request that memorials be made to Alzheimer's Association, 10002 W. Markahm, Suite B-5, Little Rock, AR 72205.; nlrt1/20/2000

KellyFloy
Smith
Floy Smith Kelly, 91, of North Little Rock, died Sunday, March 2, 1997. She was the widow of J.J. Kelly and of the Assembly of God faith. Survivors include five nephews, Tucker Smith and Joe E. Smith, both of Jacksonville, Joe Sam Smith of Louisiana, J. N. Masters of North Little Rock and Dick Smith of Dallas, Texas; one niece, Gladys Sanford of North Little Rock.

Graveside services were Thursday, March 6, at Edgewood Pavillion.; nlrt3/13/1997

KennedyJ.L.J.L. Kennedy, aged 68, died at his home in Kansas City, Kan., at 11:30 o'clock Wednesday night. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. J.L. Kennedy; three sons, Garnet, Emerald and Onyx, all of Kansas City; five daughters, Mrs. R.L. Richardson of Kansas City, Kan., Mrs. Joe Scott of North Little Rock; Mrs. F.W. Dyson of Little Rock; Mrs. R.V. Dyson and Mrs. Harry Horn of El Centra Cal. Burial was in Kansas City at 2 o'clock Tuesday.; nlrt2/13/1929
KillebrewMartha
Jean
Martha Jean "Jeannie" Killebrew, 72, of Fayetteville, formerly of North Little Rock and the widow of Lex Killebrew, died Tuesday, Dec. 17.

While she lived in North Little Rock she attended Fellowship Bible Church.

She is survived by a son, Jim Killebrew of Bigelow; a daughter, Betsy Gross of Fayetteville; a brother, Clarence Hooper of Wichita, Kansas; and five grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Thursday, Dec. 19, at Rest Hills Memorial Park.

The family request memorials be made to the Children's Hospital or the American Diabetes Association.; nlrt12/26/96

KillianWandaWanda Killian, 64, of North Little Rock, died Wednesday, Jan. 20.

Survivors include her husband, Jerrel Killian; son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Danette Dean of North Little Rock; two step-daughters, Miriam and Debbie, both of Paris, Texas; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers; and three sisters.

Graveside services were held Saturday, Jan. 23, at Arkansas Memorial Gardens.; nlrt2/4/1999

KillmanCharlesMaj. Charles Killman, 49, of 324 South Oak Street, a retired Army officer and active member of the Army Reserves, died January 7 at Pine Bluff. A methodist, Major Killman was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Gretta Gardenshire Kilman of North Little Rock; two step-children, Paul Pinkston of North Little Rock and Mrs. Dorothy Dutton of Batesville, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs A.F. Killman of Little Rock. Funeral was Jan 11 in North Little Rock Funeral Home by Rev. ALfred R. Cullum. Burial was in National Cemetery.; nlrt1/7/1960
KingCharles D.Charles D. King, 77, of North Little Rock, died Friday, March 21. He was an accountant with Baird, Kurtz and Dobson.

He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and a volunteer with the North Little Rock Shepherd Center. He was an avid sports fan all his life and will be remembered for his quick wit, even in the middle of his battle with cancer.

Survivors are his wife, Lucille (Vorster) King of North Little Rock; one son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Georgianna King of North Little Rock; one daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Jim Lennon of Dallas, Texas; two grandchildren, Heather and Bryan Lennon both of Dallas.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 25, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with entombment in Calvary Cemetery.

The family request that memorials be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church School Endowment Fund, 7000 J.F.K., North Little Rock or the Shepherd Center of North Little Rock, P.O. Box 1524, North Little Rock, AR.; nlrt3/27/97

KingDennis
Ray Sr.
Dennis Ray King Sr., 52, of Scott, died Tuesday, Aug. 20. He was preceded in death by his father, Dennis F. King. He had followed in his father's business as a self-employed auto mechanic for 30 years. He was a member of the Gospel Lighthouse Church.

He is survived by his wife, Marian Evelyn King; two sons, James Franklin King of Scott and Dennis Ray King Jr. of Port Arthur, Texas; four step-children, John Zintel of Scott, Mark Zintel of Crossett, Mary Ann Kifer of Mabelvale and Florence McLean of Lakewood, Colo.; mother, Mable King of Cabot; three sisters, Yvonne Bolton of North Little Rock, Laverne Thompson of Cedarhill, Texas, and Kay Bell of Cabot; 10 step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 23, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bill Bolton officiating.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Gospel Lighthouse Church.; nlrt8/29/1996

KingSandra
Annett
Sandra Annett King, 54, of Jacksonville, died Saturday, March 13. She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by one son, Joe King of Austin; one daughter, Holly Glassing of Jacksonville, two grandchildren, Alex Glassing and Shelby Glassing; two brothers, Ed and Homer Moran, all of Little Rock; two sisters, Alice Kerr and Nancy Suddeth of Benton; and friend Bryan Rector of Jacksonville.

Funeral srvices were held Tuesday, March 16, at Huson Funeral Home chapel. Interment was in Pinecrest Memorial Park.; nlrt3/25/1999

KinleyJohn
R."Bud"
John R. "Budd" Kinley, 84, of North Little Rock, who served in the U.S. Army during World War II and spent his working years at the Fort Roots VA Medical Center, died Sunday, March 18.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Kinley and a son, Jack Kinley. Survivors include a daughter and Sons-in-law, Rayetta and Randy Lake of Scott; Grandchildren, Melissa Lake of Scott, Christy Long and husband, Jason of North Little Rock, Steven Kinley; five great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Jeanette Kinley of Little Rock; and a brother, Buck Kinley of Conway

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 21, at Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Chapel with the Rev. Allen Brown Officiating. Burial followed at Rest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt3/29/2001

KinseyMargaret
Sue
Margaret Sue (Gordon) Kinsey, 76, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, Jan. 2. She was a member of Amboy United Methodist Church, Eastern Star, and the Elkettes.

Survivors include her husband, Alfred Ray Kinsey of North Little Rock; one daughter, Chrlotte Waggoner of Batesville; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Friday, Jan. 3, at Edgewood memorial Park; nlrt1/16/1997

KirchnerLeonard
Joseph
Leonard Joseph Kirchner, 85, of Sherwood, died Friday, July 30. Born in Ozora, Mo., he was retired from Mississippi Lime Co., St. Genevieve, Mo., and a member of Sylvan Hills First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Adeline Kirchner; a son, Richard Kirchner; a brother, Francis Kirchner; and two sisters, Ida Roth and Leona Bauman.

He is survived by a daughter, Ruth Jones of Cabot; a daughter-in-law, Mary Kirchner of Sherwood; a stepdaughter; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 1, at Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Chapel with the Revs. Don Moseley and Hardy Bell officiating. Burial was at Rest Hills Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials be made to the American Heart Association or Gideons International.; nlrt8/12/1999

KirkpatrickRachel
Molly
Rachel Molly Kirkpatrick, 92, of North Little Rock, died Tuesday, July 25. She was born in Hazen to Samuel Levi Willis and Eliza May Cupit.

Rachel was a charger member of Rose City Nazarene Church and a homemaker and a pastors wife for more than 50 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Mitchell H. Kirkpatrick, two brothers, Morris Willis and Jeff Willis.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Vance and Pat Kirkpatrick; two sisters Mattie Bass of Little Rock and Lillie Post of North Little Rock; three grandsons, Gary Kirkpatrick, Lindy Kirkpatrick and David Kirkpatrick; a granddaughter, Susan Tucker and husband, David; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral serives were held Friday, July 28, at North Little Rock Funeral Home chapel by the Revs. Roy Edwards and Joe Atkinson. Burial was at Mayflower Cemetery.; nlrt8/10/2000

KnightNormaNorma Knight, 68, of North Little Rock died Saturday, May 9. She was a retired bank teller with Worthen Bank and a member of Levy Bpatist Church.

Her survivors include her husband, Stanley Knight of the home; one son, Al Knight of Vilonia; one daughter, Ann Hocutt of Little Rock; mother, Hazel Hamilton of Booneville; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 12, at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Rest Hills Cemetery.; nlrt5/14/1998

KoehlerAlma A.
"Lou"
Dussau
Alma A. "Lou" Dussau Koehler, 90, of Sherwood, died Monday, Oct. 19.

She was a homemaker and a charter member of Trinity Lutheran Church, North Little Rock and a former member of the Lutheran Woman's Missionary League.

Mrs. Koehler was preceded in death by her daughter, Carolyn Lively and sister, Agenes Pemberton. She is survived by her husband of 73 years, Paul J. Koehler Sr.; a son Paul J. Koehler Jr.; daughter, Kathryn Schonert of Sherwood; grandchildren, Sheila Griffin of Fort Worth, Karen Graves of North Little Rock and Paul S. Koehler of Van Buren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 22, at Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. Larry Seiferth officiating. Burial was in Rest Hills Memorial Park. The family requests that memorials be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or the Visiting Nurses Association Home Health and Hospice Care service.; nlrt10/29/98

KoehlerHelen
Sutton
Helen Marie Sutton Koehler, 79, of North Little Rock, died Monday, July 17. She was a member of Lakewood United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her mother, Madie Sutton Voelker.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Max Koehler Jr.; son and daughter-in-law Steve and Kathy Koehler of Little Rock; granddaughter, Marian Marie Koehler of Lake Bluff, Ill.; sister-in-law, J.C. Koehler, both of Sherwood; and uncle, James Sutton of New Jersey.

Funeral services were held Thrusday, July 20, in Griffin Leggett-Rest Hill chapel. Burial was at Edgewood Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials be made to Lakewood United Methodist or the American Cancer Society.; nlrt7/27/2000

KoehlerNorbert E.Norbert E. Koehler, 64, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, April 10.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and retired from the U.S. Post Office. He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church at Marche. He was also a member of D.A.V. and National Association of Letter Carriers.

Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Koehler; two sons, John Koehler and Charles Koehler both of North Little Rock; two daughters, Brenda Rempe of Bigelow and Pamela Humble of Little Rock; step-mother, Philomena Koehler of Paris; one brother, Br. Joseph Koehler, C.F.P. of Subiaco Abbey, Subiaco, AR; four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Theresia Zakrezewski.

A funeral Mass was held Monday, April 14, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church with Msgr. Bernard Malone officiating. Burial was in Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be made to Immaculate Heart of Mary Building Fund, 7006 Jasna Gora Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118.; nlrt4/17/97

KoehlerPaul
J. Sr.
Paul J. Koehler, Sr., 97, of Sherwood, a retired cabinet maker for Mechanics Lumber Co., now One Source, died Monday, May 24.

He was a charter member of Trinity Lutheran Church in North Little Rock, Lutheran Laymen's League, and a former member of the Board of Elders and Board of Trustees at Trinity Lutheran Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Alma A. "Lou" Dussau Keohler, and one daughter, Carolyn Lively.

He is survived by one son, Paul J. Koehler Jr. of Sherwood; one daughter, Kathryn Schonert of Sherwood; three grandchildren, Shelia Griffin of Fort Worth, Karen Graves of North Little Rock, and Paul S. Koehler of Sherwood; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Thursday, May 27, at Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. Larry Sieferth officiating. Interment was in Rest Hills Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials be made to Trinity Lutheran Church.; nlrt6/3/99

KolbWilliam
Todd
William Todd Kolb, 22, of Sherwood died Friday, Oct. 8, at Children's Hospital after a lengthy illness. He graduated from Sylvan Hills High School and attended U of A at Monticello.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Willie H. Kolb, Sr. He is survived by his mother, Maria Kolb of North Little Rock; his father, Rodger Kolb of Sherwood; a brother, Brian Kolb of Sherwood; grandparents, Herb and Faye Walters of Little Rock and Pauline Kolb of Pine Bluff; his Godparents, Jose Guajardo and Chela Guajardo, both of North Little Rock.

A Rosary service was held Sunday in Roller-Owens Funeral Home chapel officiated by Father Dennis Wood. A funeral mass was held Monday, Oct. 11, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church with interment at Rest Hills Memorial Park. The family requests that memorials be made to Children's Hospital to the Cancer-Blood Disease Unit.; nlrt10/14/1999

KoomsEmma
Seaborn
Jones
Emma Seaborn Jones Kooms, 86, of North Little Rock died Thursday, July 2. She was a member of Lynch Drive Assembly of God Church in North Little Rock.

Preceded in death by her husband, Ted Jones, and daughter, Teddene Ballard, she is survived by her daughter, Betty Garrett; three sisters, Martha Pitts, Katherine Cody, and Jewel Wright, all of North Little Rock; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday, July 6, at the North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Sims officiating. Burial was in Bayou Meto Cemetery.;nlrt7/16/1998

KoozerLuveniaLuvenia Koozer, 94, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, Jan. 27. She was born in Faulkner County, the daughter of Tom and Emily Nussey Williams. She was retired from J.C. Penney and a member of Graves Memorial Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Crusselle of Florida granddaughter, Judy Green of Oklahoma City; sister, Delsie Mayhan of Conway; sister-in-law, Eva Williams of North Little Rock; two nieces, Cindy Collier of North Little Rock and Pat Courtney of Little Rock; and a nephew, Mike Williams of North Little Rock.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 1, at Huson Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bob Inmon officiating. Interment was in Mayflower Cemetery.; nlrt2/10/2000

KoppChristopher
George Jr.
Christopher George Kopp, Jr., infant son of Christopher George Kopp Sr. and Leslie Down Lambert of North Little Rock, died Thursday, April 27.

Survivors include grandmothers, Cherri Hall of North Little Rock and Beth Ward of Little Rock; great-grandfathers, Mervin Gerggaker and Emmett Lambert; great-grandmother, Velda Ray Graves of North Little Rock; aunts, Penny Lambert, Brandy Hall, Robin Hall, all of North Little Rock, and Nikki Herndon of Little Rock; and second cousin, Brattany Lambert of North Little Rock.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, May 3, at Edgewood Memorial Park with the Rev. Jackie Brown officiating. The family requests that memorials be made to Arkansas Children's Hospital.; nlrt5/11/2000

KordsmeierAnthony
Sr.
Anthony "Nick" Kordsmeier, Sr., 73, of North Little Rock, died Monday, Jan 20. He was retired from Jones Truck Lines, and was a World War II Navy veteran stationed in Pearl Harbor. He was a traditional Catholic, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus #6253, the American Legion, and the Catholic Knights of America. Mr. Kordsmeier was a lifetime member of the VFW, serving as commander of Post 4519 and past trustee of District 13. He was also a member of the Runyan acres Volunteer Fire Department, and had 1200 hours of volunteer service at the Veterans Hospitals. He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Kordsmeier, and a brother, Msgr. Charles Kordsmeier.

Survivors include his wife, Dolores Kordsmeier, five sons, Tony Kordsmeier of Little Rock, Patrick Kordsmeier of Jacksonville, Thomas Kordsmeier of Bryant, Andrew Kordsmeier of Texas, and Jerry Kordsmeier of Hot Springs; three daughters, Carol Sparks of Fort Smith, Susanne Nellis and Barbara Kordsmeier, both of North Little Rock; his mother, Catherine Kordsmeier of Morrilton; 18 grandchildren; six brothers; and three sisters.

Funeral Mass was held Thursday, Jan. 23, at St. John the Baptist Traditional Catholic Church with Rev. Alvarez Pable officiating. Burial was in Little Rock National Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be made to Queen of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church in Bryant, or St. John the Baptist Traditional Catholic Curch in Little Rock.; nlrt1/30/1997

KordsmeierDolores
"Dodie"
Dolores "Dodie" Kordsmeier, 69, of North Little Rock, died Tuesday, Aug. 4. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Latin Mass Community, Mother's Sodality, past president and national historian for Ladies VFW Auxiliary and volunteer at Veteran's Administration Medical Center and the American Cancer Society.

Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Ron Sparks of Fort Smith, and Susanne and John Nellis, and Barbara Kordsmeier, all of North Little Rock; five sons and daughters-in-law, Tony and Martha Kordsmeier of Little Rock, Pat and Lina Kordsmeier of jacksonville, Tom and Julia Kordsmeier of Benton, Andy and Diana Kordsmeier of Tyler, texas, and jerry and Carol Kordsmeier of Hot Springs; a sister, Clara McDonald of Little Rock; and 19 grandchildren.

Funeral Mass was held Friday, Aug. 7, at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Fr. Pablo Alvarez officiating. Burial was in Little Rock National Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be made to St. John the Baptist Latin Mass Community 2414 N. Tyler, #310, Little Rock, AR 72207.; nlrt8/13/1998

KordsmeierMarie
Teresa
Marie Teresa (Urbani) Kordsmeier, 70, of North Little Rock, retired from J.C. Penney, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, at her home following a lengthy illness. She was a graduate of Mount St. Mary Academy and a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by one beloved grandson, Chad Williams, one brother, Carl "Sonny" Urbani, two sisters, Catherine Gertsch and Elizabeth Shaw.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Eugene H. Kordsmeier Sr., four daughters and sons-in-law, Cheryl and Dean Overstreet, Karen Coburn, Theresa and Mark Fenner, Anita and Brad Paul; two sons and daughter-in-law, Gene and Debbie Kordsmeier and Roger Kordsmeier; 11 grandchildren, Kristin, Kimberly and Katie Overstreet, Ashley, Kristy, Justin and Melissa Kordsmeier, Sarah Fenner and Austin, Brennan and Evan Paul; four brothers and sisters-in-law, A.J. and Mary Urbani, Joe and Gloria Urbani, Don and Laura Urbani, and Raymond Urbani; and two sisters, Sophie Massa and Carolyn Baldus.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, Jan. 8, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with Msgr. Francis Malone officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be made to St. Patrick's School Vision 2000, 211 W. 19th Street, North Little Rock, AR 72114 or Camp Aldersgate, 2000 Aldersgate Road, Little Rock, AR 72205.; nlrt1/20/2000

KreadyBenjamin
Franklin Jr.
Benjamin Franklin "Big Frank" Kready Jr., 86, of North Little Rock, a longtime tennis professional who won the U.S. Doubles Tournament 70 years ago, died Friday, July 3.

He is survived by four children, Kandace Bentley of North Little Rock, Sherrill Hall of New Kingston, Pa., Benjamin F. Kready III of LaGuna Nigiuel, Calif., and Baron John Kready of Maumelle; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial services wre held Friday, July 10, in the North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack Bloxom officiating.; nlrt7/16/1998

KrebsDorothy
Ruth
Dorothy Ruth Krebs, 71, of Conway, died Tuesday, Sept. 23. She is preceded in death by her husband, Francis John Krebs.

She is survived by two sons, David and Kevin Krebs; two daughters, Karin Binko and Laura Krebs; a sister, Lenore Reinisch; a brother, Robert Wenseritt, two grandsons.

Graveside services were held Friday, Sept. 26, at Biloxi National Cemetery in Biloxi, Miss. The family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Sociaty.; nlrt10/2/1997

KresseJoseph A.Joseph Antone Kreese, torpedoman, third class, died of wounds received in combat in the Pacific, his mother, Mrs. Monica Kresse, 2403 Moss street, has been notified. Following graduation from North Little Rock High School he enlisted in the navy in 1943 and was trained at San Diego, Cal.

He also is survived by two brothers, Matthew and Ramond Kresse; four sisters, Mrs. Marie Hammons, Mrs. Joanna McMurray, Mrs. Josephine Jackson, and Mrs. Cecilia Avance, all of North Little Rock, and a niece, Martha Ann Kresse of North Little Rock; nlrt12/22/1944

KronerMrs. AbeWord was received in North Little Rock Wednesday morning of the death in New Orleans at 5:45 o'clock Tuesday afternoon of Mrs. Abe Kroner. Mrs. Kroner was visiting her parents in New Orleans when she became ill. Her husband, Abe Kroner, Operator of a dry goods store at 1006 West Washington avenue, North Little Rock, was with her at the time of her death. She is also survived by one daughter. Funeral services will be held from the funeral parlors of Tharp, Sontheimer & Tharp, at New Orleans Wednesday afternoon.; nlrt5/8/1929
KumpeLeonard
Walter
Leonard Walter Kimpe, 81, of North Little Rock died Sunday, March 14 after a year-long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease.

Born in Ironton, he was a U.S. Army Veteran who served in World War II as a medical technician in the 396th Bomb Squadron in the Pacific Theatre.

After serving his country, Mr. Kumpe worked as a meat cutter for Kroger for 32 years, retiring as the meat market manager at the Pike Avenue store in 1979

He was a manager of both Little League and Pony League baseball teams in Burns Park. An avid outdoorsman who raised and trained dogs for quail hunting, Mr. Kumpe loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who called him "Papa." He was a member of Crosspoint Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife of 52 years, Eunice Garvin Kumpe, he is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Leon Kumpe and Jean Drapeau of Tokyo, Japan; two daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Guy Shaha of Hot SPrings Village and Polly and Edwin Jackson of Little Rock; three sisters, Helen Risler of Melbourne, Fla., Lula Mae Krippendorf of Little Rock and Betty Lou Turnage of North Little Rock; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.

Funeral services were held last Tuesday in Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. K. ALvin Pitt officiating. Interment was at Edgewood Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Asociation or to Crosspoint Baptist Church.; nlrt3/25/1999

KuonenWilla
Jean
Willa Jean Kuonen, 86, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, May 1. Mrs. Kuonen was a retired service representative for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. She was the widow of Oscar Kuonen and Albrose Walter, and was a member of Park Hill Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 3, at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment was in Rest Hill Mausoleum.; nlrt5/8/1997

KuykendallCora
Oneida
Cora Oneida (Smith) Kuykendall, 85, of North Little Rock, died Wednesday, July 8. She was a member of Apostolic Church in North Little Rock.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Burl Kuykendall. She is survived by three daughters, Wilma Owens, Carolyn Grimes and Shirley Powell, all of North Little Rock; three sons, B.J. Kuykendall of Jacksonville, Clifford Kuykendall of Maumelle, and Bobby Kuykendall of Alexandria, La.; three sisters, Daisy Brown and Troy Lemmer, both of North Little Rock, and Rose Slaughter of England; a brother, Homer Smith of Conway; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 11 at the North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Hale officiating. Burial was in Edgewood Memorial Park.; nlrt7/16/1998

KyleJuliaJulia Kyle, 97, of North Little Rock, died Wednesday, Feb. 11. She was a member of Crystal Hill Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Floyd Draper of Ft. Madison, Iowa and Jim Cooley of North Little Rock; two daughters, Phyllis Draper of Sunnyvale, Calif., and Marilyn Draper of Ft. Madison, Iowa; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 14, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Ballard officiating. Burial was in Landmark Cemetery, Little Rock. The family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.; nlrt2/26/1998

KyzerGeorge
Grady
George Grady Kyzer, 77, of North Little Rock, died Sunday, June 1. He was a retired heavy equipment operator for H.W. Tucker Construction and a member of the Scott Pentecostal Church.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Davis Kyzer; a son, Leon Kyzer of El Paso, Arkansas; three daughters, Janette McNair and Judy Shirley of North Little Rock and Vicky Beard of Cabot; a sister, Viola French of Palestine; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 4, at Roller-Owens with the Revs. Buryl Dycus and Jim Pelkey officiating. Burial was in Harmony Cemetery at Mayflower.; nlrt6/12/1997

KyzerMichael
Wayne
Michael Wayne Kyzer, infant son of Eric and Rachel Kyzer of North Little Rock, was born and died Tuesday, May 16.

He is also survived by grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Carpenter of Wisconsin and the Rev. and Mrs. Ralph Kyzer of North Little Rock; great-grandparents, Elizabeth Carpenter of Rhode Island, Eugen and Virginia Kyzer of North Little Rock and J.D. and Nancy Dial of Pine Bluff; a great-great-grandmother, Valora Dial of Leola, Ark.

Graveside services were held Monday, May 22, at Rest Hills Memorial Park with the Rev. Joe N. Holmes officiating.; nlrt5/25/2000




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