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Monday, February 19, 2007

OBITUARIES >> 2-17-07


Charles F. Waller, 82, of Jacksonville passed away Feb. 12 in Little Rock. He was born on July 9, 1924, in Knoxville, Tenn., to the late Marshall and Cinna McPherson Waller. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Cochran; daughter-in-law, Debbie Waller; six brothers and two sisters. Charlie was a member of St. Jude’s Catholic Church where he served as a Eucharistic Minister and was an active member of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed playing golf and was an avid golfer.

He is survived by his loving wife Cleo Waller of the home; daughter, Cinna Peterson and husband, Roger of Cabot; son, William “Bill” Waller of Cabot; one sister, Trula; son-in-law, Tony Cochran; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Feb. 15 at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Jacksonville with Father Les Farley officiating. Arrangements were by Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.


Ruby Sumler Weeks, 88, of Beebe was born Oct. 10, 1918, at Dabney, to Aaron Crowder and Martha Thompson Bridges, and she died Feb. 13. She was a member of Union Valley Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Roy Sumler and Daniel Weeks. She is survived by three sons, Carlos Sumler of Beebe, Dwight Sumler of Camden, Tenn., and Keith Sumler of Judsonia; two daughters, Delores Ramsey of Beebe and Allese Walker of El Dorado; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Feb. 15 at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial at Antioch Cemetery.