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Tuesday, October 02, 2007

OBITUARIES >> 09-29-07

Martha Ewing

Martha Ewing, 82, of Jacksonville passed away, Sept. 26.

She was a member of McArthur Assembly of God Church in Jacksonville.

She is survived by her son, Thomas and wife Nancy Ezell of Tenn.; son, John and wife Pat Ewing of North Little Rock; daughter, Martha and Chuck Biggerstaff of Missouri; son, James and wife Joanie Ewing of Oklahoma; daughters, Sherry and husband Mel Garvin, of Cabot, Virginia and husband Marty Richey of Jacksonville, Debra and husband Mike Woodyard of Cabot and numerous grandchildren; and sisters, Juanita Buck of Tennessee and Mary Lou Leone of Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.R. Ewing.

The family wishes to express a special thanks to Arkansas Hospice.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 5600 W. 12th St., Little Rock, Ark. 72204.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 1 at McArthur Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in the Chapel Hill Memorial Park. Funeral arrangements will be by North Little Rock Funeral Home.

Billy Coleman

Billy J. Coleman, 73, of Alexander passed away Sept. 22.

He was born Feb. 22, 1934 to the late George S. and Ada P. Downs Coleman in Bald Knob.

He was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Rosemary Wright Coleman; his son, John D. Coleman and a brother, Bobby Joe Coleman.

He proudly served his country in the Air Force for 20 years, retiring as a techsergeant.

Survivors include his sons, Billy Glenn Coleman and wife Lou of Van Buren, George S. Coleman and wife Adrienne of Little Rock and Michael W. Coleman of Alexander; one brother, Randy Coleman of Little Rock and three grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1 at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock with Jack Diers officiating.

Funeral arrangements are by Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.

Flora Rogers

Flora B. Rogers, 99, of Jacksonville went to be with the Lord Sept. 27 in Kaufman, Texas.

She was born Sept. 18, 1908 in Hornersville, Mo., to the late Mr. and Mrs. John Hester.

Rogers was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Ted Rogers; her son, David E. Rogers; brother, Otto Hester; half-sister, Myrtle Hester and stepsister, Daisy Stevens.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Jacksonville.

Survivors include her grandsons, David Rogers and his wife Cheryl of Oak Point, Texas and Mark Rogers of Jacksonville as well as two great-grandchildren, Mark Rogers, II and Sarah Rogers.

Graveside funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2 in Chapel Hill Memorial Park in Jacksonville with Rev. Cliff Hutchins officiating.

Funeral arrangements are under direction of Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.

Johnny Leon Fraley

March 13, 1959 – September 3, 2007

We would like to thank everyone for their love and support during our family’s loss of a dear father, husband, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend. Your friendship and encouragement have kept us going during this most difficult time in our lives. We will always remember your kindness and caring words and actions. May you rest in peace, Johnny. We will always love you.

The Fraley Family