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Wednesday, August 08, 2007

OBITUARIES >> 08-08-07

Bryson Fuller

Bryson Lynn Fuller, of Lonoke infant, went to be with Jesus August 6.

He was born June 6, 2007 to his proud parents, Tyler and Lauren Robinson Fuller in North Little Rock.

Bryson was preceded in death by his grandfather, Jerry Fuller; great-grandfathers, Raymond Malone, Coy Strobel and Dean Fuller; great-grandmother, Cleba Dawson and aunt, April Fuller.

Survivors include his parents; grandparents, Rita and Steve Strobel of Lonoke, Debbie Brickley of North Fork, Ronnie Brickley of Lonoke and Jim Roberson of Little Rock; great-grandparents, Betty Strobel and Sue Malone of Jacksonville, Mary Fuller of Searcy, Jimmy and Judy Hipp of Greer’s Ferry, Danny and Rose Roberson of Little Rock and Bobby and Jean Styles of Florida; great-great grandmother, Marion Contorno of Little Rock; uncles, Matt and Haley Fuller of Carlisle, J.J. and Ashley Fuller of South Carolina; aunts, Kristen Brickley of Lonoke and Ashley Hurst as well as many other cousins, family and friends.

Graveside funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, August 8 at Chapel Hill Memorial Park in Jacksonville. Visitation will be at Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to the service.

Seth McMurtry

Seth Allen McMurtry, 3-months-old, of Cabot passed away August 3.

He was born April 10, 2007 in North Little Rock to James McMurtry and Holly Willhite.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his parents; one brother, Rodney McMurtry; three sisters, Lacy, Jessica and Haley Willhite, all of the home; grandparents, Harold and Terry McMurtry of Austin; great-grandfather, Guy Spence of Austin; along with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 8 at Christ Worship Center in Cabot with a private family burial.
Arrangements are by Thomas Funeral Service in Cabot.

James Morgan

James Percy Morgan, 78, passed into the loving hands of God on August 5.

He was a retired medical advisor and veteran of the Army, having served in Vietnam.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Jewell Morgan; two daughters, Brenda and husband Alan Glover of Cabot and Ramona Hammack of Lonoke; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Bill Morgan and Pete Morgan of Louisiana.

A private memorial service will be held. Arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Lonoke.

Leoda Talkington

Leoda Parchman Talkington, 96, of Charleston, formerly of McRae, died August 2.

Funeral services were Monday, August 6, at Westbrook Funeral Home in Beebe with graveside services following.

Clifford Lindsey, Sr.

Clifford Thomas Lindsey, Sr., 57, of Jacksonville died August 5. He was born Nov. 14, 1949 in Maui, Hawaii.

Clifford was preceded in death by his father, Ray Lindsey, Sr. and his brother, Ray Lindsey, Jr.  He served in the Air Force and was a member of the Arkansas Cattleman’s Association.  

Clifford is survived by his wife of 37 years, Bonnie Hume Lindsey; mother, Josephine Fretas Lindsey; two sons, Clifford Lindsey, Jr. and his wife Stacy of Sheridan and Damian Lindsey and wife Azalea of Mt. Dora, Fla.; six brothers and sisters, Paulette Kinoris, Jerald Lindsey, Henry Lindsey, Gene Lindsey, Brenda Kualaau and Damian Lindsey; and four grandchildren, Damian Vaughn Lindsey, Brianna Lindsey, Austin Bean and Rebecca Robinson.

A graveside service was held August 7 at Arkansas State Veteran’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice; 5600 W. 12th Street; Little Rock, Ark., 72205. Funeral services were by Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.

Stephen Beard

Stephen Dale Beard, 63, of Jacksonville passed away August 2.  

He was born Sept. 20, 1943 in North Little Rock to Troy Dale and Edith Brickell Beard.  

He worked in construction and was a member of First Pentecostal Church in North Little Rock.

Survivors include his wife, Reba Beard; parents, Earlene and John McKay; children, Ginger Beard Martin and her husband Tony of Toronto, Canada, and Stephanie Skowfoe and her husband Wayne of Gilboa, N.Y.; brother, Ronnie Woodall; sisters, Bonnie Peoples and her husband Bill and Angela Jones and her husband Tom; and grandchildren, Wayne Skowfoe, Jamie Skowfoe and John Martin.

A private burial will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under direction of Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.