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Thursday, November 01, 2007

OBITUARIES >> 10-31-07

Lois Price, 101

Lois Glover Price, 101, died Oct. 26.

She was born in Lonoke County Aug. 26, 1906, the daughter of the late Maude and Charlie Fawcett.

She grew up in the Bethlehem community north of Lonoke and was a member of the Bethlehem Methodist Church for most of her life.

She had been a resident of Golden Years Manor in Lonoke for the past six years.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Roy H. Glover, Sr.

Also preceding her in death were three brothers, Otis, C.A., and Benny Fawcett and one sister, Leola Kea; as well as, Otto Price to whom she was married for 10 years.

Survivors include two sons, Roy H. Glover, Jr. and wife Rosemary of North Little Rock and Robert L. “Bobby” Glover and wife Willie of Lonoke; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Opal Wilken of Clearwater, Fla., and Dorothy Olmstead of Tupelo, Miss.

She had a 30-year-plus working career including Gus Blass Department Store, Kempner’s Department Store, manager of Mexico Chiquita on Prothro Junction and Hank’s Dog House Oyster Bar in Little Rock. She and Roy owned and operated the ESSO service station on Prothro Junction in North Little Rock for 12 years.

Her favorite pastime was fishing for crappie with her family. Family was the most important thing to her. She loved to cook and taught her family to cook. She loved to work in her garden and with her flowers. She loved to travel.

Funeral services were Oct. 29 at Lonoke First United Methodist Church by Pastor Steve Brizzi and Jerry Nipper, pastor of the Bethlehem Methodist Church. Burial was in Salem Cemetery in Lonoke County.

Memorial donations can be made to Bethlehem Methodist Church, 2540 Bethlehem Road, Lonoke, Ark. 72086 or First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 152, Lonoke, Ark. 72086.


Mamie Anderson

Mamie Sue Anderson, 65, of Cabot died Sunday, Oct. 28.  

She was born Oct. 28, 1942 in Lonoke to the late Edward and Willie Johnson.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four siblings: E.L. Johnson, J.B. Johnson, Pat Johnson and Freddie Johnson.  

She was a member of AFL-CIO and of the Pentecostal faith.  She loved bowling and playing bingo.  

She is survived by her husband, James Anderson of Cabot; children, Ray Anderson and wife Christy of North Little Rock and Pam Hudson and husband Robert of Russellville; brothers, Larry Johnson of Klamath Falls, Oregon and Johnny Johnson of San Dimas, Calif.; six grandchildren, Amber Fletcher, Blair Anderson, Melissa Hudson, Heather Anderson, Nick Hudson and Ryan Anderson; and two great-grandchildren, Hailey and David Fletcher.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 in the chapel of Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Cabot.


Margurene Jones

Margurene “Marge” Jones, 89, of Hot Springs died Oct. 27.

She was born Nov. 26, 1917 at Butlerville to Homer and Lucy Glover Baldwin.

She was preceded in death by her husband Floyd Jones; her parents and a brother, Daniel Baldwin.

She is survived by two sons, Robert Jones and wife Marilyn of Mabank, Texas, David Jones and wife Melissa of Cabot; granddaughter, Kristie Jones of Lubbock, Texas and brother, Oris Baldwin of Fort Worth, Texas.

Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until noon Monday, Nov. 5 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Beebe with graveside service to follow at 2 p.m. in Hebron Cemetery at Carlisle.


George Dodd

George Dodd, 79, of Cabot went to be with the Lord Oct. 27.

He was born Aug. 16, 1928, in Cabot to Ed and Josie Bazzel Dodd.

He was retired from the Little Rock Air Force Base Civil Service as Roads and Grounds Superintendent and served his country in the Marine Corps.

He was a member of Campground Union Church, where he served as Sunday school teacher for many years.

He was preceded in death by a son, Mike Dodd.

He is survived by his wife, Patsy Dodd; son, John Dodd and wife Coby of Cabot; daughter, Loretta Johnson and husband Steve of Florida; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Calvin Dodd and Frank Dodd, both of Cabot; three sisters, Ella Mae Pennington of Ward, Louise Rhodes of St. Charles, Mo. and Rose Eads of Oklahoma.

Funeral was Oct. 30 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Beebe with burial in Hicks Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 3022 Hwy. 367 S., Cabot, Ark. 72023.