Leader Blues

Wednesday, February 01, 2006



Estelle Glover, 87, of Jack-sonville went to be with the Lord on Jan. 30.
She was born Jan. 13, 1919, in Humphrey to the late Aaron James and Elizabeth Rodgers Roberson and is preceded in death by her husband, Jeffie F. “Jack” Glover who passed in 1968 as well as a sister, Mary “Dolly” Gregory, bro-ther, Wood-row Rober-son, son-in-law, Phillip Ellerbee and her best friend, Gladys Morrison.
She was a member of First Assembly of God in Jacksonville. She worked for Timex and retired from Southside Junior High in Jacksonville in 1985.
Survivors include her daughters, Marsha Glover and Brenda Eller-bee, both of Jacksonville; a sister, Rachel “Dixie” Casteel of Jackson-ville; four grandchildren, Lisa Gill-iam and her husband Terry, Marty Vondran and his wife Kim and Allen Kirtley, all of Jacksonville, De-von Ellerbee of Conway, and three great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Arkansas Memorial Gardens, Rev. Ammon Collins officiating. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.


Virginia Mae Burns Ramsey, 92, of Beebe, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jan. 30. She was born July 20, 1913, at Antioch to Otha and Edna Fisher. She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church at Beebe.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Jesse Burns and Ellis Ramsey, her parents, two brothers, one sister and two stepsons.
Survivors are five daughters, Emma Sandefur and her husband Doyne, Barbara Simons and her husband Jack, Rebecca Burge and her husband Hubert, Jimmie Brock and his husband Bennie, Susie Pruitt and her husband C.W.; a son, Buddy Burns and his wife Jamie; two stepsons, Paul Ramsey and his wife Pam and Roland Ramsey; two stepdaughters-in-law, Anne Ram-sey of Batesville and Linda Moore of Allen Texas; 20 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild, four sisters-in law, two brothers-in-law, several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
A special thanks to her caregivers and to hospice. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Beebe, with burial at Beebe Cemetery. Arrangements by Westbrook Funeral Home in Beebe.


Vaughn A. Hill, 82, of Cabot, died Jan. 26 at his residence. He was a Army veteran of World War II. He is preceded in death by his wife, Edith Jane, parents Elmer Aaron and Crillie Browning, and three brothers Albin, Virgil, and Bob Hill.
He is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gregory Hill of Coweta, Okla., Michael and Amy Hill of Clemmon, N.C.: a sister, Wanda Mae Burnett; grandchildren, Heath and Rachel Hill, Mike and Sabrina Hill, Brady and Jennifer Hill, and Sarah Hill; great-grandchildren, Landon, Colton, Bailey, Aidan, Walker, Trenton, Bradon and Alexis.
Memorial services were held Saturday at the Cabot Funeral Home Chapel with Paul Jones officiating.


Jimmy Carl Crawford, 67, of Humnoke went to be with the Lord Jan. 27. He was a Christian, worked in construction as a welder and farmed. Preceding him in death were his parents, Leo and Beatrice Crawford, and two brothers, Robert and Willie Crawford.
Survivors include his wife, Nor-ma Elois Moody Crawford; a son, Jimmy Crawford, a daughter, The-resa and her husband Michael Block, all of Benton; two brothers, Bobby Crawford of Humnoke and Kim Crawford of Little Rock; seven sisters, Margaret Fisher of Lake Village, Doris Carter of Lonoke, Kaye Rice of Irvin, Texas, Patsy Wilson and Deborah White both of Little Rock, Phyllis Whilder of Benton, and Sue Green of Maumelle; and two godsons, Josh and Brandon Crawford.
Funeral services were held Sun-day at Humnoke Pentecostal Church of God, with interment in Hamilton Cemetery by Boyd Fun-eral Home of Lonoke.