Leader Blues

Wednesday, July 05, 2006



Rosa Jane Rawls, 39, of Dahlonega, Ga., formally of Jacksonville, died July 2. She was preceded in death by her father, Bobby Rawls.
Survivors include her mother, Virginia Marshall of Jacksonville; a son, Nicholas Glaze of Austin; four sisters, Kathy Gore of Chaparral, N.M., Pam Rawls of Hot Springs, Marsha Strong of Cabot and Helen Boje of Jacksonville; four brothers, Michael Stewart of Jacksonville, Bert Wolfe of Hollywood, Fla., and Tony and Donald Stewart of Ari-zona.
Graveside services will be held at 9:30 a.m. today at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Cabot. Arrangements are by Thomas Funeral Service in Cabot.


Dale Wayne Reline went to be with the Lord on July 2. He was a special son, brother and uncle and will be greatly missed.
He loved his family and friends dearly and would do anything he could for them. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, William and Hazel Reline of St. Clairsville, Ohio, and his maternal grandparents, Alejandro and Concepcion Quintero of Bisbee, Ariz.
Reline is survived by his parents, Tom and Kathy Reline of Sherwood; his sister, Trina and husband Kevin Starnes of Gravel Ridge; his niece, Ali Isgrig of Sherwood; his nephew, Tommy and wife Amanda Isgrig and their son, Ethan of Sherwood; his best friend who watched over him throughout his long and painful illness, Sue Thompson and her children Bo, Cody and Dakota of Jacksonville, and a very special friend whom he loved dearly, Mary Sue Rowe and her children Scott and Stephanie Rowe of Jacksonville.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home. Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Chapel in North Little Rock. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Christian Church of Sherwood’s building fund, 2803 Kiehl Ave., Sherwood, Ark., 72120. Arrangements are by Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home.


Jessica  Dawn Higley, 27, of Jacksonville, died July 3. She was born July 8, 1978, in Searcy to Harold Dean Sanson, Jr. and Colleen Hurst McNutt. Survivors include her husband, Peter Higley, Jr. of Jacksonville,  her mother, Colleen Hurst McNutt of Jacksonville; her father, Harold Dean Sanson, Jr. of Cabot; a brother, Harold Dean Sanson III of Cabot; two sisters, Jennifer Simpson and Michelle McNutt, both of Jacksonville; a grandfather, Harold Dean Sanson, Sr. of Jacksonville.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Moore’s Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Bro. Fred Reddock officiating. Inter-ment will follow at Concord Cemetery in Furlow. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today. The family gives special thanks to Arkansas Hospice. Funeral arrangements by Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.


Marcela Beltran Gomez, 24, of Little Rock passed away June 23. She was born Oct. 26, 1981 in El Salvador. Survivors include husband Walter, daughter Judith, son Nathan, sisters Erica and Karla, brother Mario, father Carlos, grandmother Nelly and many other family and loved ones. Services are private. Arrangements are by Thomas Funeral Service.


Sheila Ann Pruitt Bullock, 52, of Beebe, was born April 22, 1954, at Beebe to J. C. and Lillian Malcom Pruitt, and died July 1, at her home. She was a wonderful mother.
She was preceded in death by her father, and is survived by her son, Zachary and wife Ticie Bullock and her daughter, Kelly Bullock; grandson Brandon Bullock; and her mother, all of Beebe; five siblings, Bartis and Ellen Pruitt of Little Rock, Dewey and Barbara Pruitt of Cabot, Jean and Walt Mulholland of Fort Worth, Texas, Charles and Jane Pruitt of Beebe, Ronnie Pruitt of Beebe and nieces and nephews. Funeral services were Monday at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Antioch Cemetery.


Frances Ellen Rankin, 75, of Jacksonville, died July 2 in Cabot.
She was born March 7, 1931, in Marks, Miss., to the late Arthur and Flossie Lock Bennett. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Audrey Clark, two sisters and four brothers. She moved from Mississippi in 2003. She was a Baptist.
Survivors include her daughter, Linda Grover of Jacksonville; son, John Clark and wife Lancy of Pearl, Miss.; brother, Charles Bennett and wife Donna of Memphis; five grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Interment will be in Lakewood South Cemetery in Jackson, Miss. Arrangements are by Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.


Jerold Alan Mulloy, 62, of Jacksonville, died June 30. He was born July 23, 1943.  He served as a captain in the Marines.  He received the purple heart for injuries sustained in Vietnam and was a member of the Retired Military Association. Survivors include his wife, Wanda Wooten Mulloy of Jacksonville, daughters; Shannon Hickman and husband Michael of Ashland, Ore., and Shelly Mulloy of Jacksonville, his mother, Grace Mulloy of Yreka, Calif., brother, Larry Mulloy of Yreka, Calif., and grandchildren; Franklin LimeMa Mulloy and Kathy Mulloy. Private services will be set at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under direction of Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.