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Wednesday, August 02, 2006

OBITUARIES >> 08-02-06

Floy Winham
Floy Ann Warren-Winham, 63, of Jacksonville passed away July 26, in Jacksonville.

She was born on Nov. 16, 1942 to Sanford Lee and Floy Loren Kreager Warren in Tulsa, Okla.

She was preceded in death by her father and her daughter-in-law, Erin Winham.

Survivors include her mother, Floy Warren of Cabot; one son, Chet Winham IV; a daughter, Heather Ann Winham-Fulwood and her husband Scott, all of Brentwood, Calif.; a sister, Laura Lee Buehler and her husband, Randy of Ward; as well as seven grandchildren and numerous other friends and family. Private services will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Moore’s Jackson-ville Funeral Home.

Brandon Pruitt
Brandon Taylor Pruitt, 9, of Fort Dix, N.J., passed away Friday at Children’s Hospital in Philadel-phia, Penn.

He was born May 11, 1997, in Little Rock, the son of Michael B. and Jennifer L. Massey Pruitt.

Brandon formerly lived in Jacksonville and was a member of the Assembly of God Church. He played football (Mighty Mights) on the Fort Dix “Chargers” team.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by brother Derek Pruitt of Fort Dix, N.J.; grandparents, Betty and William Brewer of Jackson-ville, Oma and Garland Massey of Greenbrier and Michael and Tam-my Pruitt of Austin; aunt, Rebecca Massey of Greenbrier and uncle, Cody Massey of Fayetteville.

Funeral services will be held today at 10 a.m. at Moore’s Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with the Rev. Derek Smith officiating.

Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Park.

Special thanks to the Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia, Bran-don’s Oncology Team, the 63rd Ordnance Battalion, the Pelphrey family and Dr. Peter Phillips for their kind care and support.

Cecil Meyer
Cecil Eugene Meyer, 80, of Jacksonville, passed away Friday in North Little Rock.

He was born on Feb. 7, 1926, in Stephenson County, Ill., to the late Russell R. and Florence M. (Neuschwander) Meyer.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Virgil Meyer. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He retired in 1986 from Franklin Electric where he worked as an accountant.

He is survived by his wife Zelda May Weber Meyer whom he married on Sept. 28, 1944; four sons, Randall Meyer and wife, Nancy of Lacey, Wash., Colin Meyer and wife Linda of Fort Worth, Texas, Spencer Meyer of Houston, Texas and Kevin Meyer and wife Dawn of Little Rock; grandchildren, Tracy, Tami, Kim-berly, Justin, Chanda, Chad, Joshua, Nathan and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Moore’s Jack-sonville Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends an hour before the service.

Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C.

Lanny Weeks
Lanny Weeks, 54, of Beebe, died Tuesday.

He was born Feb. 20, 1952, in Little Rock, a son of David and Lucy Mayfield Weeks. He was an employee of ICM at Jacksonville.

He is survived by his wife, Linda; son, Roger Weeks and wife Nikki of Cabot; daughter, Rhonda Howell and husband Randy of Ward; five grandchildren; seven brothers, William, Mike, Bobby, Carl, Bill, Larry and Jerry Weeks, and one sister, Lucille Weeks, all of Ward .

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Westbrook Funeral Home in Beebe.

Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens in Beebe.