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Thursday, July 27, 2006

OBITUARIES >> 07-26-06

Christopher Weeks
Christopher A. Weeks, 17, of Cabot died July 20. He was born June 2, 1989 to Mike and Anita Long Weeks in Searcy.  He was a student at Cabot High School where he was a member of the track and football team.

Christopher was also a member of Deliverance Tabernacle in Ward.  

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, David and Lucille Weeks.

In addition to his parents, Christopher is survived by grandparents Carl Long and Nancy Long both of Beebe; one sister, Regina Weeks of Ward and one brother, Kevin Weeks of Ward.

He also survived by a host of aunts, uncles and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the chapel of Cabot Funeral Home. Visitation will start at noon. Interment will follow at Old Austin Cemetery.  


DanieL Watters
Daniel Brett Watters, 25, of Ward passed away July 20.

He loved many outdoor activities such as fishing, four wheeler and motorcycle riding, and shooting his bow. Daniel also loved his pet bulldog, Dozier.

Survivors include his father, David Watters of Ward; mother, Kathi Langford of Searcy; two sons, Daniel Brett Watters II of Brownsboro, Texas, and Hayden Brett Watters of Benton; sister, Olevia Watters of Beebe; grandparents, Wrolen and Betty Watters of Ward, Donna Watters of Ward, and Ann King of Newark, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday at Briarwood Baptist Church in Cabot. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Briarwood Baptist Church Youth Center. Arrangements were by Thomas Funeral Service in Cabot.


Mary Hardcastle
Mary Hardcastle, 74, of Jack-sonville died July 24 in North Little Rock. She was born August 2, 1931 in Mt. Vernon, a daughter of the late William and Roxie (Taylor) Hill.

She was preceded in death in 1994 by her son Charles Hardcas-tle, and five brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her daughter Earnestine and husband Roy Shepherd of Mountainburg; sons, Ernie Hardcastle of Jacksonville, and Danny and wife Jeri Hardcastle of Cabot; brother, Milburn “Pint” Hill and wife Betty of Otto; sisters, Addie Mae Grasby of North Little Rock and Barbara Crawford; grandchildren, Roy Shepherd, Jr., Danny Hardcastle, Jr., Jeff Hardcastle, Jennifer Bates and Josh Hardcastle; and great-grandchildren, Andrew Shepherd, Adam Shepherd, Madison Hard-castle, Jaxon Hardcastle, Keaton Bates, Kamryn Bates and Zach Hardcastle.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Moore’s Jack-sonville Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Ben Leonard and Wilburn “Pint” Hill officiating. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Park.


James Knox
James “Jim” Thurman Knox, 61, of Cabot passed away July 23. He was born April 2, 1945 in Beebe to the late James Barnwell Knox and Tsianina Faye Adkins-Knox.

He is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Kathy Lynn Knox of the home; two daughters, Jennifer Barber and her husband, Jonathan of Cabot and Erika Knox of Wynne; two sisters, Tsianina Davis and her husband, Larry of Fayetteville and Jane Greer and her husband Johnny of Cabot; three grandchildren, Brody Barber, Quaid Barber and Trevor Knox; one uncle, Sam Adkins of Sherwood along with several nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Thomas Funeral Home in Cabot with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at McArthur Assembly of God in Jacksonville with Bro. Larry Burton officiating.

Serving as pallbearers will be Robert Hoover, Alvin Schmidt, Mark Cox, Johnnie Greer, Jeremy Greer and David Fears.

The family requests that everyone wear casual attire. Interment will follow the services at Old Austin Cemetery in Ward.
Arrangements are by Thomas Funeral Service, Cabot .


Lois Waymack
Lois Elizabeth Waymack, 93, died July 24 in Cabot. She was born Jan. 10, 1913 to the late Ernest and Martha Ballard Cox in Old Austin. She was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Horace Waymack. She was also preceded in death by eight siblings, Maycel Brown, Corene Snead, Oneal Cox, Charley Cox, Thelma Davis, Ceril Cox, Linnie Patrick and Lola Patron.

She is survived by one daughter, Patsy Wilson of Cabot; one son, Tommy Waymack of Cabot; one sister, Alma Looper; five grandchildren, Kathy Byrns, Don-na Lawson, Barry Wilson, Rita Sipe and Randy Waymack.She also was survived by seven great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Cabot Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday at the chapel of Cabot Funeral Home with Rev. Dave Reddoch officiating. Interment will follow at Sumner Cemetery.


Ambrose Paul
Ambrose Paul, 61, of Ward, died Sunday, July 23. He was a retired truck driver. Ambrose was a very proud member of the Ottawa-Chippewa Tribe.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mae, and his father, Francis Paul, Sr.; two brothers, Kermitt Paul and Francis Paul, Jr., and sister, Isabelle Reddick.

He is survived by his wife, Mickey Paul of the home; one daughter, Chrystal Hunsberger and husband Joe of Tulsa; one son, Ambrose, Jr., of Oregon; four grandchildren who he loved dearly, Kimberly, Emily, Hailey and J. J. Hunsberger of Tulsa; two brothers, Ernie Paul and wife Wanda of North Little Rock and Bennett Paul of Michigan; three sisters, Lula and husband Randy Erwin of Star City, Mary Scott and Kathy Martin of Branson, Mo.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Westbrook Fu-neral Home with burial in Apple Hill Cemetery.