Vernon "Gus" Anglin, 77, of Clinton, Ark., died after a long illness, his family with him, Wednesday, May 29, 2013. He was born March 1, 1936, at Robinson, Ark., to the late Howard and Mae (Morgan) Anglin.
Gus was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, a member of the Masonic Lodge and a 32nd-degree Mason.
Gus worked as a teen for his dad at farmers produce, later known as "Georges," in Springdale, Ark. In 1956 he married the love of his life, Murlene Williams from Clinton, Ark. They moved to California, where he went to Auctioneers School while working various construction jobs in Los Angeles, Calif.
They moved to Clinton, Ark., in the 1970’s to raise their two children, Russell and Teressa, in a better environment. Gus went to work as deputy sheriff for his father-in-law, Jake Williams, until Jake retired. Gus then ran for sheriff of Van Buren County.
Gus was sheriff in 1980 when the Titan Missile Explosion happened at Damascus. He was responsible for helping evacuate people in its path even though officials said it was under control.
He was sheriff from 1977-1986. After retiring from the sheriff’s department, he held many auctions for various people, with his wife and family as workers. He was a sports fan and especially loved to see his son and grandkids play.
He was preceded in death by his parents; the love of his life for 49 years, Murlene (Williams) Anglin; and a sister, Betty Kilpatrick.
He is survived by his children, Russell Gus Anglin and wife Janice of Sheridan, Ark., Teressa "Abbie" McMahan and husband Scott of Green Forest, Ark.; six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Anglin of Siloam Springs, Ark., and Jack Anglin of Springdale, Ark.; and many relatives and close friends.
We will dearly miss our daddy, poppa, poppy seed, gramps, and grandpa. "It’ll be OK Pappa." He loved his family and they loved him very much!
Pallbearers: Jason Golden, Lance Smith, Jacob Harlen, John Hutchcraft, Johnny Ragsdale, and Keith McMahan. Honorary pallbearers: Don Hensley, Jim Chandler, Sharlotte Ross, Joshua McMahan, Allisun Golden, Samantha Smith, Madisun Harlen, Christian Anglin, and Kathy Auction family.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 6, 2013, and funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, June 7, 2013, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton, Ark., with Dane Anglin officiating. Burial will follow at Lexington Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
Paul Wayne Waters, 75, of Shirley died Monday, May 20, 2013. Paul was born Nov. 12, 1937, in Evansville, Ind., to the late Paul Edward and Viola Mae (Smith) Waters. He is also preceded in death by wife Marie Waters, daughter Patricia Ann Sadri and Billie Schriber.
Mr. Waters was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the VFW. He is survived by children Gary Wayne Waters, Janie Marie Patterson, James Paul Waters, Karen Marie Johnson and James Harwood Hamicksburg; sister Mary Esther Reed; grandchildren Janet, Maria, Jessa, Autumn, Rachel, Gary, Gail, Sarah, John, Michael, Courtney, Tracy, Kayla, Nayla, Courtney, Tziporah, Illyana, Dahlia; and great-grandchildren Gabriel, Hannah, Nathan, Leah, Timothy, Samuel, Bradley, Keaton, Faith, Justice, Serenity, Liberty, Hope, Valor, William, and Cadence.
A small memorial service will be held by the family at a later date. To sign his guest book, please visit www.arkansasfuneralcare.com.
Richard A. "Dick" Paul, age 86, of Clinton, Ark., passed away Friday, May 31, 2013. He was born Dec. 4, 1926, in Johnstown, Pa., to Preston A. and Irene (Kelly) Paul.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister. He is survived by his wife, Martha Brown Paul; one son, Richard P. Paul (Sherri); two daughters, Susan Guibor (Bryck) of Tucson, Ariz., and Peggy Eoff (Dan) of Clinton; a stepson, Eric Hagler (Sandi) of Huntington Beach, Calif.; six grandchildren; three step grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was a major in the U.S. Army, serving in WWII and the Korean Conflict, and received the Purple Heart and two Bronze Stars. After his retirement from the Army Corps of Engineers in 1982, he opened a cabinet shop in Sherwood. When he closed his cabinet shop in 1998, he moved to Clinton. He was an active member of St. Jude’s Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, and the Archey Fork Car Club, where he served as treasurer for many years.
Memorial service with U.S. Army Military Honors will be 2 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton.
Cremation arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton, Ark. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
John F. "Jack" McNulty, 74, of Clinton, Ark., passed from this life Saturday, June 1, 2013. He was born Jan. 30, 1939, at Delafield, Wis., to Michael and Margaret (Pease) McNulty.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Donald "Mickey" McNulty. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Elsie (Paullin) McNulty; two daughters, Pamela Jones and husband Bobby, and Rhonda Williams and husband Russ; two sons, Timothy McNulty and wife Leanne, and Dennis McNulty and wife Stephanie; six granddaughters, Cassie, Heidi, Seisha, Heather, Autumn, and Madison; three grandsons, Cody, Austin, and Blake; six great-granddaughters, Mikenzie, Jordan, Cheyenne, Sariya, Carly, and Kiya; two brothers, Patrick McNulty and wife Diane, and Gerry McNulty and wife Pamela, and many nephews, nieces, and friends.
Pallbearers: James Washington, Art Neighbors, Vance Severns, Dean Paullin, Darrel Clauer, and John Gilbert. Honorary pallbearers: Kevin Honea and Johnny Trujillo.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. and funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Clinton First Assembly of God Church with pastors Micheal Powers and Ester Bass officiating.
Burial will follow with U.S. Marine Corps Military Honors at Bluffton Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
Audra May Webb, 97, of Clinton, Ark., passed from this life Wednesday, May 29, 2013. She was born Sept. 26, 1915, at Formosa, Ark., to the late Ellis and Bessie (Huie) Webb.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, J.C. Webb, Marvin Webb and Oather Webb; and one sister, Oma Webb.
She is survived by her two brothers, Delbert and Violet Webb of Conway, Ark., B.E. Webb and Ruth Webb of Smackover, Ark.; two sisters, Thelma and Ruby Webb of Clinton, Ark.; one sister-in-law, Marlene Webb of Springfield, Ark.; and a host of nieces, nephews, and many close friends including the very special friends at Clinton Senior Citizens Center.
Pallbearers: John Christopher, Kenny Vestal, Ricky Lyn Shannon, Andy Lyn Flesher, Danny Wayne Flesher, and Randy Lowrance. Honorary pallbearers: Bobby Gibson, Robert Belotte, and Jeremy Glover.
Visitation was Friday, May 31, 2013, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton, Ark. Funeral service was 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Formosa Church of Christ with Pastors Adam Epps and David Cook officiating. Burial was at Huie Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton, Ark. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
Alan Michael Lawson, 78, of Fairfield Bay, Ark., died Thursday, May 30, 2013.
Helen M. Danson, 80, of Clinton, Ark., died Sunday, June 2, 2013.