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Wednesday, April 06, 2005

OBITUARIES>> April 6, 2005

Brady Rudd Hooper, 18 of Cabot died April 3 at his home.

He was born Sept. 29, 1986, in Bowling Green, Ken., to Greg and Sara Lu Rudd Hooper.

Hooper was a senior at Cabot High School where he was an active member of the Air Force Jr. ROTC. Hooper served as Rifle Team Commander and in 2004 he received the Distinguished Cadet Award. He was a member of Cabot First Baptist Church. Brady belonged to the Youth Group, First Student Ministries and Bulgarian Mission Team. He was also in the Delayed Entry Program (DEP) for the U.S. Marines Corp where he was scheduled to join the Corp. following graduation. Brady was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Savanna Rudd.

He is survived by his parents, Greg and Sara Lu Hooper of Cabot; two brothers, Ben and Brandon Hooper, both of Cabot; maternal grandfather, Charles and his wife Jackie Rudd of Leesburg, Florida; paternal grandparents, Alvin and Marguerite Hooper of Altamonte Springs, Fla.; aunt, Suzan Hutchinson of Charlotte, N.C., three uncles and their spouses, David and Joann Rudd of Leesburg, Fla., Chuck and Dian Hooper of Ocoee, Fla., Ted and Christy Hooper of Lucedale, Miss.; four cousins.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Cabot with Rev. Dennis Phelps and Rev. Randy Monroe officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Park in Jacksonville.

The family suggests memorials be made to Bulgarian Child, Inc., 7522 Campbell Road, Suite 113-172, Dallas, Texas 74248 or Gideons International, 2900 Lebanon Road, Nashville, Tennessee 37214. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home.

Vivian Irene Nichols, 103, of Jacksonville passed away April 4.
She was a member of Bethel Assembly of God.

She is survived by two daughters, Margaret Hardcastle and Avis Mitchell, both of Jacksonville; sister, Audie Smith, of North Little Rock; grandchildren, J.C. and Mike Hardcastle, Sherry Burton, Tammy Wheat and Karen Johnson and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, one sister and her husband, Cleve Nichols.
Memorials may be made to Bethel Assembly of God Building Fund, 7311 West Republican Road, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Park. Arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home.

Wayndlle “Lee” Leon Moore, 67, of Jacksonville passed away April 5. He was born Jan. 23, 1938, in Winnsboro, Texas, to Hugh and Doris Patrick Moore.

He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 21 years of service. During his military career he was a Purple Heart recipient and received the Staff Service Medal from the Republic of Vietnam. After his retirement from the Air Force he worked as a police officer for the city of Jacksonville and Sherwood. He was a member of the VFW Post 4548. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Jacob Gray. Survivors include his wife, Linda Moore; children, Gina and Lyle Gray of Tupelo, Miss., Terri and Steven Bennett of Jacksonville, Patrick and Pam Moore of Salinas, Calif., Shawna and Paul McNiel of Cabot, Chad and Tina Moore of Cabot; sister, Sara Demlow of Dallas, Texas, and brother, Gary and Nola Moore of Garland, Texas; grandchildren, Nolan McNiel, Zack McNiel, Brandon Schiefelbein, Kiefer Richmond, Blakley Moore, Allen Duncan, Carie Gobbell, Channille Moore and Jordan Moore; great-grandchildren, Chandler Duncan, Tyler and Brent Gobbell.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Chapel Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in Jacksonville. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.

Doris Elaine Welch, 83, passed away April 2.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Welch and is survived by her sister, Kathyrn Barrett of Lonoke; nieces and nephews, Ruby Gagliano, Peggy Benton and Lon Pool of Lonoke, Jane Shaw of North Little Rock, Margaret Byrd of Jacksonville, Jack Felts of Sheridan, Regina Duckett of Little Rock and Charles Pool of Searcy. Funeral services were held Monday at Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke with interment in Lonoke Cemetery.

Harold Keith McLoud, 36, was taken from us suddenly April 2.

He was preceded in death by his father James H. McLoud. Survivors include his mother, Mary Evelyn McLoud of Lonoke; one brother, Louis Elwood “Woody” McLoud of Seattle, Wash.; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews along with a loving community of family and friends. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Boyd Funeral Home Chapel in Lonoke. Memorials may be made to Arkansas AIDS Foundation, P.O. Box 1208, Little Rock, AR 72203 or World Vision, P.O. Box 9716, Mail Stop 238, Federal Way, WA 98063-9716 or First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 152, Lonoke, AR 72086.