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Tuesday, October 09, 2007

OBITUARIES >> 10-06-07

Alfred Henry

Alfred James Henry, 92, of Jacksonville passed away Oct. 3 at his home. He was born May 8, 1915 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Warren S. Parker Henry in Humnoke.

He was also preceded in death by four brothers, two sisters and a granddaughter, Janice Mitchell.

He was a retired mechanic for the Arkansas Foundry and he loved hunting and fishing as well as working in his garden.
Survivors include his loving wife of 72 years, Juanita J. Tipton Henry of Jacksonville; daughters, Mary Mitchell and husband Paul and Janie Poindexter, all of Jacksonville; one sister, Bessie Antonio of North Little Rock; grandchildren, Patricia Carlisle and husband Joplin, Karen Mims and husband Robert and Shawn Poindexter and wife Christine; as well as seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home with burial at Arkansas Memorial Gardens.


Rickie Wallace

Rickie Lee Wallace of North Little Rock passed away Oct. 2.

He was born Sept. 20, 1956 in Columbus, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his father, Kendall W. Wallace.

He is survived by his mother, Thelma Trent Wallace of Jacksonville; a sister, Vickie Lynn Weaver and husband Steve of Rogers; two brothers, Ken Wallace and wife Angela of North Little Rock and Terry Wallace of Jacksonville; nephew, Derrick Weaver and niece, Stacie Weaver.

Private services will be at a later date under the direction of Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.


Kay Roberts

Kay Roberts, 69, of Jacksonville went to be with her Lord and savior after a long, hard battle with cancer, Sept. 30.
She was born Dec. 9, 1937 to the late Kenneth and Mildred Stanley of North Little Rock.

One sister, Jean Anahalt, also preceded Kay in death.

She is survived by her loving husband of over 52 years, Thomas J. Roberts; one son, Darrell and wife Alesia Roberts of Ward; her four cherished grandchildren who she adored, Jonathan, Jason, Jesse, and Darla Roberts; two brothers, James and wife Hannah Stanley and David Stanley; three sisters, Linda and husband Gene Oliver, Phyllis and husband Bill Mellas and Sally and husband Richard Robinson. She is also survived by many other relatives and a host of friends.

She was a devout Christian and member of First Assembly of God Church of North Little Rock from the time of Brother Gotcher till the present pastor, Rod Loy.

Funeral services were Oct. 4 at Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral Home with a private family burial that followed.