|Medley||Naomi||Naomi Medley, 70, of North Little Rock, a retired receptionist with the Arkansas Plant Board, died Monday, Jan. 11. She was a member of Crosspoint Baptist Church and AARP Chapter 3017.|
She is survived by her husband, Roy Medley; three sons, James Medley of Mabelvale, Timothy Medley of Justin, Texas, and Thomas Medley of Humboldt, Tenn.; two daughters, Melody Loveless of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Mary Taylor of Scott City, Mo.; brother, Riddick Green of Woodbridge, Va.; 18 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Man. 13, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home chapel. Interment was in Little Rock National Cemetery.; nlrt1/21/99
|Brody Matthias Meeks, 7 months, of Sherwood, died Thursday, Aug. 12.|
He is survived by his parents, Jason and Rosemari Meeks; grandparents, Charlie and Dawn meeks of Lake Mary, Fla.; and June and Angelo Petrucelli of Longwood, Fla.; two great-grandmothers, Gene Krueger and Angelina Petrucelli; two aunts, Heather Petrucelli and Chelsey Meeks.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, Aug. 17, at Rest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt8/26/1999
|Betty Rogers Meerdink, 81, of Jacksonville, a native of Oxford Junction, Iowa, died Friday, June 30.|
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl, and son, James. She is survived by two sons and their families: Bill, Joyce and T.C. Meerdink, Mike Rhonda, Michael, Jennifer and Mandy Meerdink, all of Jacksonville; one daughter and her family, Judy, Rick, Jessica, Melissa Simmons of Austin; extended family of Warren and John Meerdink and Barbara Brown; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Rose Rogers of Davenport, Iowa.
Memorial services were held Monday, July 2, at First Baptist Church in Cabot. The family requests that memroials be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Arkansas, 4942 W. Markham St., Little Rock, AR 72205; nlrt7/13/2000
|Mehaffy||T.M.||State capitol circles last week-end were shocked by the announcement of the death Friday of T.M. Mehaffy, 85, for more than half a century an active member of Arkansas legal circles. Judge Mehaffy retired from the Arkansas Supreme Court in 1942. He had been a member of the Court since he was appointed in 1927. He was a 32nd degree Mason, a Shriner and a member of the Methodist Church. Funeral was held Saturday.; nlrt10/27/1944
||Mercer||A.J.||Alfred J. ("Fred") Mercer, aged 51, vice president and cashier of the Peoples Savings bank, died at his home, 4215 Lee Avenue at 3:30 yesterday afternoon, following an illness of several weeks.|
Mr. Mercer had been confined to his bed for only about two weeks, but had been in ill health for four or five months. His death was unexpected and was a great shock to his family and business associates.
A brother, H.H. Mercer, of Monteith, Ia., visited here with his family last week and, believing Mr. Mercer's condition improved, left for his home four days ago.
Mr. Mercer is survived by his wife, formerly Miss Bernice Jackson of Little Rock; two sons, Warren A. and A.J. Jr.; a daughter, Clarice; a sister, Mrs. W.E. Lenon, and two brothers, H.H.Mercer of Monteith, Ia., and Paul Mercer of Des. Moines, Ia.
Mr. Mercer was born in Hamilton, Ill., August 5, 1876, He would have observed his fifty-first birthday Friday. He moved with his parents to Iowa when a boy and came to Little Rock about 32 years ago.; nlrt8/3/27
|Mercer||Bettie J.||Bettie J. Mercer, 69, of North Little Rock, died Tuesday, Dec. 23. She was a homemaker and a member of the Oakwood Baptist Church.|
Survivors are husband, William Mercer; daughters, Kathryn Eades and Paula Rogers of North Little Rock; brothers, Millard Stokes of Oklahoma City, Kelly Stokes and Jake Stokes of Hampton, Ark., Carroll Stokes and Bob Henry Stokes of Camden and Shelby Stokes of Cabot; sister, Allie Long of Hampton; granddaughters, Jennifer Rogers and Amy Eades of North Little Rock.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 27, in the Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in Palestine Cemetery.; nlrt1/1/1998
|William H. "Bill" Meredith, 48, of Hot Springs, formerly of North Little Rock, died Saturday, July 22, after a courageous battle with cancer.|
He was born and lived in North Little Rock until four years ago, when he fulfilled his dream to live on the lake.
He was past exalted ruler of the North Little Rock Elks Lodge where he was a longtime member. He was sales manager fo Harbor Distributing for many years.
His passion for golf led to the naming of his two sons. He will be remembered for his devotion to his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Sam H. Meredith.
Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Geri Meredith; sons, William Nicklaus and Bradley Palmer Meredith; mother, Mary Jane Meredith of North Little Rock; sisters Janet Lynn Meredith of Hot Springs, Cindy Glover and husband George "Budgie" Glover of Sherwood and Robin DeHaven of Little Rock; nieces and nephews, Meredith and Beau Glover and Beren and Drew DeHaven.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 25, in the chapel of Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral Home with the Rev. Sam Williams officiating. Burial followed at Rest Hills Memorial Park.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Arkansas Cancer Research Center.; nlrt8/3/2000
|Clara Lee Meritt, 91, of North Little Rock a homemaker and member of Baring Cross Baptist Church, died Wednesday, Jan. 17.|
A native of Prairie County, she wa preceded in death by her husband, Raymond E. Meritt.
Survivors include two daughters, Elma Lee Beaty and her husband Waylan, and Rosemary Merritt, all of North Little Rock; five sisters, Zelma Bass of Beebe, Mary Kozak of North Little Rock, Flora Oaks and husband Bill of Little Rock, Alene Norris of Kaufman, Texas, Dorothy Bokamper of Little Rock; two grandchildren and two great-grandsons.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 20, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Marty Watson officiating. Interment was at Edgewood Memorial Park. The family requests that memorials be made to Baring Cross Baptist Church; nlrt2/1/2001
|Carl Cecil Mertens, 75, of North Little Rock, died Sunday, Sept. 22. He served during World War II in the United States Air Force. He was a member of Gardner Memorial Methodist Church.|
He is Survived by his wife, Dorothy Walton Mertens; a son, Gary Mertens of Keo; five brothers, John Wat Mertens of Madera, California, Marcellis Mertens of Biscoe, Vernon Mertens of Mayflower, Watne Osborne of Charleston, South Carolina, and Thomas Osborne of Fordyce; four sisters, Vannoy Dodson of DeValls Bluff, Mary Ann Castello of Mayflower, Ruth Osborn of Mayflower and Erma Duch of Slovac, Arkansas; and a granddaughter, Tonya Mertens of Little Rock.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Michael Roberts officiating. Burial was in Edgewood Memorial Park.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Arkansas Kidney Foundation.; nlrt10/3/1996
|Mertz||Nellie C.||Nellic C. Mertz, 80, of North Little Rock, died Sunday, Feb. 23. Survivors include one son, Joseph Snoddy, Sr. of Jacksonville; a daughter, Jean Kelley of Little Rock; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Morris C. Mertz.|
Graveside services were held Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Little Rock National Cemetery.; nlrt2/27/1997
|Dolores Reatha Metcalf, aged 62, of North Little Rock, died Sunday, March 30. She was a homemaker and was of the Methodist Faith.|
She is survived by her husband, James B. Metcalf; one son, James R. Metcalf of Mabelvlae; a brother, Michael Weeks of Siloam Springs; a sister, Debbie Burchfield of Ward; two grandchildren, Jacob Metcalf and Jessica Metcalf, both of Mabelvale.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 31, in Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel with interment at Bayou Meto Cemetery in Jacksonville. The family requests that memorials be made to the Easter Seal Society.; nlrt4/3/1997
|Methvin||Francis||Francis Methvin, 60, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, Jan 16, He was retired from Timex and was a member of Parkview Baptsit Church.|
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Methvin; daughter, Darla Methvin of Dallas; and step-daughter Lisa Scott, brother Velton Ward Methvin, and sister Jo Ann Harness, all of North Little Rock.
Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 20, at the North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Rest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt1/30/1997
|Louise Christine Meuwly, 83, of Sherwooda retired cashier-waitress with Brownings Restaurant and member of Rose City Church of Nazarene, died Tuesday, Jan. 19.|
She is survived by niece Marilou Jones of Sherwood; great-niece, Joyce Marie Jones; and two great-nephews, Marc Alan Jones and Kenneth Ray Jones.
A memorial service was held Friday, Jan. 22, in the Roller-Owens Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Joe Atkinson officiating.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Baptist Hospice Association.; nlrt2/4/1999
|Louise Katherine Wilson Meyer, 80, of Yucaipa, California, formerly of North Little Rock, died Sunday, Aug. 1. A native of Coal Hill, she was a retired bookkeeper for Shelly Rand and Allied Arkansas Bearing Co. for more than 25 years.|
She was preceded in death by brothers, Robert Jerry Wilson of Fort Smith, Kenneth (Rose) Kirkpatrick of Longview, Texas, and mother, Nola Lowe Wilson Kirkpatrick of Fort Smith.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Stephen John Meyer Jr.; children, Barbar and Ralph Norton of Yucaipa, Sharon and Ken Hudgens of Vallejo, Calif., Stephen John Meyer III of Chicago; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Gail Tompkins and husband, Mel of Little Rock; and brother, Fred Kirkpatrick and wife, Mary Beth, of Fort Smith.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 5, in Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral home chapel with the Rev. Warren Harvey officiating. Burial followed at Rest Hills Memorial Park.
The family requests that memorials be made to Acompano Mission Fund. Notre Dame Seminary, 2901 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, LA, 700118, or the local chapter of the American Diabetes Association.; nlrt8/12/199
|Mewth||Rosa||Mrs. Rosa Newth, 22 years old of Alexander, Ark., died at a local hospital at 12 o'clock Friday night. Survived by mother, Mrs. W.F. Miller of Alexander and a brother, James Stewart Blevins of Alexander; aunt, Mrs. W.H. Sutton of Little Rock. Funeral services were held at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon at All Soul's Chapel near Scott, Ark., conducted by the Rev. W.T. Wisell, pastor of the Trinity Cathedral. Burial was in All Soul's cemetery in charge of Owens & Co.; nlrt6/12/1929||Michau||Gene E.||Gene E. Michau, 58, of North Little Rock, died Sunday, Nov. 14, after a valiant fight with cancer. A man of many talents, he was in general maintenance with Worthen/Boatman's Bank for 17 years and also with the 300 Spring Building for several years.|
Mr. Michau was preceded in death by his father, Carl J. Michau and step-mother, Eula Dean Michau.
Survivors include his dedicated and loving wife, Jean Michau; mother and step-father, Daisy and Troy O. Pearle of Cabot; mother-in-law Elsie Mize of Little Rock; one daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Charles Myers; a son, Gregory Michau; two grandchildren, Sam and DeAnna Myers; many other family members and friends.
A graveside memorial service was held Wednesday, Nov. 17, at Pinecrest Memorial Park.; nlrt11/25/99
|Floy Mae Miles, 85, of North Little Rock, 85, died Wednesday, July 8.|
She was a member of Faith Baptist Church where her greatest enjoyment was working with the tiny tots and in the nursery.
Preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Evan Miles, a son, Billy Lawrence Miles, and a granddaughter, Mary Ann Carusi, she is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Mae and Doyle Gray of North Little Rock, and Annette and Bob Ames of Kaufman, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Floyd E and Maye Miles of Leesburg, Fla.; grandchildren Karen and Joe Woody of Maumelle and grandsons Jody and Jason Woody from North Little Rock; seven other grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 11, at Faith Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Francis officiating. Burial was in Arkansas Memorial Gardens.
The family requests that memorials be made to Faith Baptist Church's Fulfill a Dream for the Fellowship Center, 109 Tanglewood Drive.; nlrt7/16/1998
|Bessie Ann Miley, 64, of North Little Rock, died Friday, Aug. 13.|
A member of Park Hill Baptist Church for 25 years, she was a member of the Ladies Sunday School Class and a funnctional hostess ofr the Adult 4, Sunday School department. After two years at Louisiana State University, she was employed by Union National Bank in Little Rock for five years and then became a full time homemaker.
Preceded in death by her father and mother, Joe and Bonnie Reynolds Haas, a brother, Merle Haas and sister, Rhoda Mae Grubbs, she is survived by her husband, Dr. Woody Miley; a son Roger Miley of Benton; daughter, Phyllis Miley of North Little Rock; and two brothers, Ivan and Carl Haas both of Kilbourne, La.;
Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 16, at Park Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. S. Cary Heard officiating . Interment was in Kilbourne, La. The family requests that memorials be made to Park Hill Baptist Church.;nlrt8/26/1999
|Joe B. "Boots" Miley, 81, of North Little Rock, died Wednesday, Sept. 6. Born in Allendale, Ark., he was a retired farmer, a Shrine member for 50 years and amember of the Shrine Dance Club.|
He is survived by his wife, Viola Darr Miley; a son and Daughter-in-law, Robert and Donna Miley of Palestine, Arkansas; three daughters, Rita Miley Elrod of Fredricktown, Mo., Reba Guynes and husband Randy of West Helena, Sharon Fortson and husband Bill of North Little Rock; brother, homer Miley of Melbourne, Fla.; sister Ruby Finney of Little Rock; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 9, at Roller-Owens Chapel with the Rev. George Prentice officiating. Interment was at Crittenden Memorial Park at Marion, Arkansas.
The family requests that memorials be made to Shriner Crippled Childrens Hospital.; nlrt9/14/2000
|Hazel Lee Milford, 82, of North Little Rock, died Monday, Sept. 16. She was the widow of Curtis Milford. She was a graduate of North Little Rock High School.|
Survivors are a daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Tommy Walls of North Little Rock; two granddaughters, Christi Bamagli and Pamela Walls both of North Little Rock; one great-grandson, Christopher Smith of Jacksonville; four step-grandchildren,John Emmit of Sherwood, Tammy Walls and Tommy Walls, Jr. of Oklahoma and Brenda Good of California; one brother L.G. Puckett of California.
Services were held Thursday, Sept. 19, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home with graveside services at Edgewood Cemetery.; nlrt10/3/1996
|Milks||Marie||Marie Milks, 70, of Maumelle, died Thursday, March 23. She was a member of Maumelle Church of Christ.|
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Kathryn and Lester Browning of Maumelle; son and daughter-in-law, Harold and Linda Shurtleff of Pine Bluff; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 25, in the chapel of Griffin Leggett-Rest hills Funeral home. Burial followed at Rest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt3/30/2000
|Miller||Dovie||Dovie Miller, 87, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, Oct. 24. She was lovingly known as "MaMa Dove" by her family and friends, and was a member of Community Chapel Pentecostal Church of God in North Little Rock. Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Elmer Miller, three daughters, Edra Lee of Hamilton, Ill., Nora Lee Moore of Plant City, Fla., and Christing Burcham of North Little Rock; step-daughter, Essie Bryant of Conway; step-son, Jr. J.R. Coffman of Granite Falls, NC; sister Agnes Duvall of Atkins; 12 grandchildren; 23 step-grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jim Rile Coffman.|
Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 26, at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Smith officiating. Burial was in Shiloh Cemetery.; nlrt10/31/1996
|Helen Betts Miller, 68, of Woodson, died Wednesday, Feb. 26. She was a member of Woodson Baptist Church and a retired cafeteria worker for Pulaski County School District. She is survived by one son, Jerry Miller and his wife, Linda of Alexander; two daughters, Zelma Rosser and her husband, Bill of Woodson and Ann Schofield and her husband Clem of North Little Rock; one sister, Ivy McDaniel of Marshall; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.|
Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 27, at Huson Funeral HOme Chapel with the Rev. Kenny McDaniel officiating. Burial was in Little Rock National Cemetery.; nlrt3/13/1997
|James Riley Miller, 74, of North Little Rock, died Friday, Jan. 24. Mr. Miller was the retired owner and president of Martins Furniture Co. of Springfield, Mo., who moved to North Little Rock 14 years ago.|
He was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, a veteran of World War II, a member of the Missouri Furniture Association, an Alumni of Southwest Missouri State College and a volunteer at Fort Roots at the golf shack.
He is survived by his wife Betty Cole Miller of North Little Rock; one daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Dr. Peyton Rice of North Little Rock; one brother and sister-in-law, Robert C. and Velma Miller of Springfield, Mo.; and one granddaughter Meghan Rice of North Little Rock.
Memorial services were held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church with Father Don White officiating.
The family requests that memorials be made to St. Luke's Respite Care Center.; nlrt2/6/1997
|Annis Ray Milligan, 23, of North Little Rock, died Sunday, July 23.|
Survivors include his mother, Oma Weber; two sisters; and one brother.
Graveside services were held Thursday, July 27, at Hicks Cemetery in Benton; nlrt8/3/2000
|Iva Burton Mills, 90 of North Little Rock, died Saturday, March 11.|
She was retired from UAMS and a member of Baring Cross Baptist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Marilyn Howard of North Little Rock, one son, Norris Mills and wife Sharon of Phoenix, five grandchildren Suzanne Fletcher, Marvin Gullett of Cabot; Sharon Joslin of Towson, Md.; Kirk Mills of Rocklin, Calif.; Clark Mills of Fence Lake, N.M.; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 14, at Huson Funeral Home chapel with burial in Grant Co. The family requests that memorials be made to Baring Cross Baptist Church.; nlrt3/30/2000
|Milord||Lorenza||Lorenza Milord, 89, of Scott, Ark, died Monday, Sept. 27. He attended School in Pulaski County. He was baptized into the St. Mark Baptist Church in Galloway, where he remained a faithful and dedicated member. Mr. Milord was a Deacon and served on the Usher Board, sang with the True Loving Five Gospel Singers. He served as church treasurer for many years. He was also active with the Masons for many years in Unity Lodge #454.|
He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Ruby Milord; one son, Manuel Milord of Seattle, Wash.; one daughter and son-in-law, Ruby and Robert Givens of Oakland, Calif; five granddaughters; several great-grandchildren; nieces, Nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 4, at St. Mark Baptist Church in North Little Rock. Interment was in Haven of Rest Cemetery in Little Rock; nlrt10/14/1999
|Edward Everett Milner, 90, of Cabot, a longtime farmer and construction worker who was living at the Zimmerman Nursing Home in Carlisle, died of pneumonia and heart failure Sunday, Jan. 10, at White County Memorial Hospital in Searcy.|
Married to Lillie Bell McCain for many years, the two raised 19 children. His hobbies consisted of playing the mandolin, yodeling as he drove the country roads, and rabbit and squirrel hunting.
He is survived by two sons James Milner of Cabot, Gary Milner of Malden, Mo.; and 14 daughters, Irene Ballard, Evelyn Mayfield, Margie Davie, all of Cabot; Kathy Milos, Joyce Ball, both of DeValls Bluff; Audrey Brant of North Little Rock; Dorothy Smith of Quitman; Edlene Laird of Grangeville, Idaho; Martha Majica of Rhome, Texas; Shirley Bryson of Southlake Texas; Doris Johnson of Tomball, Texas; Ellen Nuehring of Bastrop, Texas; Elsie Bivens of Lonoke; Linda Wharton of Melbourne, Fla.; 35 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Lucille Walters of Beebe, and Nellie Harris of California.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 13, at Country Chapel with the Rev. Steve Zumalt officiating. Burial was in Butlerville Cemetery.; nlrt1/21/99
|Bessie Mae Minton, 89, of North Little Rock, died Monday, April 6. She was the widow of Freeman Minton, a member of Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church, Pathfinders Sunday School Class, the AARP and XYZ Club.|
Survivors include one sister, Elsie Jacoway of North Little Rock; and two nieces, Norma Clifford of Salisbury, Md., and Nancy Rutherford of Austin, Ark.
Funeral services were held Wednesday April 8, at Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jerry Meeks officiating. Interment was in Edgewood Memorial Park.; nlrt4/9/98
|Claudia Dunn Mitts of North Little Rock, a longtime member of the Somers Avenue Church of Christ and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, died Saturday, Feb. 12.|
She attended Arkansas State University and Draughons School of Business and had retired after 34 years as a certified senior engineering technician with the Corps of Engineers, accumulating many "firsts" for women in her field. She was also the first woman to serve as an officer of the Arkansas Post Society of American Military Engineers.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ollie Mitts, and parents, Walter and Dollie Keton Dunn.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 16, in the Roller-Owens Funeral Home chapel with Oran Burt officiating. Interment was in Swifton, Ark.; nlrt2/24/2000