Russell Carl Newman, 58, of Bee Branch, Ark., died Monday, June 10, 2013. He was born Jan. 18, 1955, in Waukegan, Ill., to Carl and Hilda (Miller) Newman.
He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Newman. He is survived by his mother, Hilda Newman of Bee Branch, Ark.; two daughters, Brandie Jo and husband Tyndall Jackson of North Little Rock, Ark., and Christina Clark-Gray of South Carolina; two grandchildren, Ranger Robinson of Damascus, Ark., and Tyndall Jackson II of North Little Rock; brother, Randy and wife Wanda Newman of Annandale, Va.; and many friends and relatives.
Pallbearers: Oscar Hill, Johnny Duncan, Barry Cargile, Ray Overbrook, Buck Wilkinson, Tyndall Jackson I, and Bobby McDaniel.
Funeral service was 2 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2013, at Pee Dee Cemetery Community Building, Clinton, Ark., with Pastor Ester Bass officiating. Burial was at Pee Dee Cemetery. Visitation was 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton. Funeral arrangements by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
Laci Kate Feagley, 29, of Lewisville, Texas, passed from this life Sunday, June 9, 2013. She was born July 18, 1983, in Conway, Ark. She was a school teacher in Lewisville.
She was preceded in death by three grandparents, Jo Ann Feagley, Billie Ehresman,and Floyd Ehresman; step-brother, Tace Mients; and uncle, Steven Feagley.
She is survived by her father, Jay Feagley of Clinton, Ark.; mother Mitzi Webb of The Colony, Texas; and step-father, Tom Webb of The Colony, Texas; son, Myles Zalenski of Texas; brother, John Feagley of Texas; grandfather, Johnny Feagley of Clinton, Ark.; and grandmother, Barbara Feagley of Clinton; four step-sisters, Kendra Yates, Laci Huereca, Meggan and Dallas Webb; half-brother, Alex Graham; half-sister, Jennifer Honeysuckle; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and close friends.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton, Ark., with Pastor Gordon Lemings officiating. Inurnment will follow at Hunter Hill Cemetery. Local arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton, Ark. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
Former Clinton resident Irene Casino passed away June 10, 2013. She was 92 years of age and had lived in Clinton throughout the 1970s and 1980s.
She had been living with her daughter Pamela and her son David.
Mrs. Casino was preceded in death by her husband Victor J. Casino Sr. and her son Alvin.
Victor J. Casino II and his wife, Joan, currently reside in her home in Clinton.
Kendra Ruth Guengerich, 24, of Minonk, Ill., passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in rural Hudson, Ill. She was the granddaughter of Ted and Norma New of Shirley, Ark.
She was born March 17, 1989, in Pekin, Ill., to Richard Harland and Karla Gay (New) Guengerich.
Surviving are her mother, Karla New of Minonk, Ill.; father and step-mother, Rich and Melinda Guengerich of Pekin, Ill.; one brother, Clayton Guengerich of Minonk, Ill; one sister, Shelly Saal of Minonk, Ill.; grandparents, Ted and Norma New of Shirley, and Marsha Guengerich of Pekin, Ill.; one nephew, Nathan Dober of Pekin, Ill.; one step-brother, Aaron Black of Peoria, Ill.; step-grandfather, Dale Rowden of Pekin, Ill.; and her boyfriend, Brandon West of Minonk, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Richard Guengerich.
A 2007 graduate of Fieldcrest High School in Minonk, Ill., Kendra attended Heartland Community College in Normal, Ill.
Kendra worked as a waitress/bartender in Kappa, Ill. Previously she worked at Woody’s Family Restaurant in Minonk, Ill., for five years as a waitress and later as a manager.
Kendra loved animals and helping people. She always had a smile on her face.
Pallbearers: James Wood, Jason Wood, Brandon McCulley, and Dylan Geringer.
Honorary pallbearaers: Ted New, Clayton Guengerich, and Richard Guengerich.
Her funeral was at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin, Ill. Graveside service and burial was 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at Davis Special Cemetery in Fairfield Bay, Ark. Memorial contributions may be made to Davis Special Cemetery. Local arrangements are by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Clinton, Ark. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com. To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com.
Joe Canady Jr.
Joe Canady Jr., 76, of Rock Falls, Ill.,, died Monday, June 10, 2013, at his residence. Joe was born June 20, 1936, in Bee Branch, Ark., the son of Joe and Vera (Holland) Canady Sr. He married Jo Ann May on July 6, 1957, in Sterling, Ill. He was employed as a pipe fitter for Northwestern Steel & Wire for 36 years. After his retirement he drove a school bus for Ryder and then First Student Bus Co. of Rock Falls for 14 years. He enjoyed traveling on his motorcycle and spending time with his great-grandchildren.
Survivors include Jo Ann Canady of Rock Falls, Ill.; one son, Timothy (Lorrie) Canady of Rock Falls, Ill.; one grandchild, Jeremy Canady; three great-grandchildren, Micha, McKinley and Alanna Canady; and three sisters, Veda Hutchison of Morrilton, Ark., Bobbe Sue Nickolson of Conway, Ark., and Carolyn Rose Bradford, also of Morrilton.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Teri Fortney; two2 grandchildren, Cory Canady and Courtney Canady; and three brothers, James Ray, Noel and Elmer Canady.
Visitation was Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at the McDonald Funeral Home, Rock Falls, Ill. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013, at the Coloma Township Cemetery, Rock Falls, Ill., with Pastor Dalmus Meeks officiating. To leave an online condolence visit mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.
David Hanns Knight of Shirley, Ark., entered in to rest Saturday, June 15, 2013. He was born April 22, 1970, at Clinton, Ark., to Winton E. "Bill" and Shirley (Mullen) Knight.
This young man of 43 years was a lifetime resident of Fairfield Bay and Shirley, Ark.
David was preceded in death by his father; nieces Rachel Bonds of Fox, Ark., and Kallie Nelson of Rose Bud, Ark.; and a nephew, Ethen Bonds of Fox, Ark.
David is survived by his mother, Shirley Knight of Shirley, Ark.; six sisters, Rita Armantrout (Jerry) of Kansas, Treva Eoff (Rodney) of Fairfield Bay, Ark., Linda Robinson (Rick) of Branson, Mo., Beth Ware (Charlie) of Greers Ferry, Ark., Lisa Bonds (Randy) of Fox, Ark., and Julie Eubanks (Brad) of Cabot, Ark.; three brothers, Marvin Knight (Deandra) of Greenbrier, Ark., Tony Knight (Gina) of Heber Springs, Ark., and Randy Knight (Jennifer) of Overland Park, Kansas; and a host of nieces, nephews, and many great- nieces and nephews. David is also survived by numerous friends, and man’s best friend "Duke" his dog.
David was a very caring and generous man, who loved his family, friends and the outdoors. He was always there with a hand of assistance, and continued to give even after death. David was an organ donor, and his gifts will continue to bless others even after the pain of his passing diminishes, and sweet memories of him explode into full bloom. At times, David may have underestimated the impact he made in each and every one of us, but we know he is truly cherished.
Pallbearers: Jacob Ware, Justin Eoff, Kaleb Knight, Grason McCulley, Jonah McCulley, and Daniel Eoff.
Honorary pallbearers: Gus Eubanks, Lewis Nelson, Alex Eoff, and Ezra Knight.
Visitation was Tuesday, June 18, 2013, and funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel of Clinton, Ark., with Pastor Bobby Ward officiating. Burial will follow at Bradford Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
Mary Katherine Sikes Scott, age 69, of Damascus, Ark., left this earth to be with her Lord on Sunday, June 16, 2013, at her home. She was born on Feb. 3, 1944, in Shelby County, Tenn., to the late John Willey and Daisey Lee (Snow) Sikes.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Don Scott of Tennessee; her parents, John Sikes and Daisey Mounger; a daughter, Cindy Buke; her stepson, David Scott; her sister, Melissa Schafer; her brother, John Wayne Sikes; and a grandson, Terry Parks Jr.
She is survived by her sons, Eddie Wyatt of Conway and James Scott of San Diego, Calif.; her daughters, Patricia Chapman of Damascus and Margaret Parks of Choctaw; her sisters, Kitty Phillips of Mt. Vernon and Patricia Douglas of Carlinville, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews, other family members, and many friends.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 19, from 5-7 p.m. at Olmstead Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 20, at 10:30 a.m. in the Fairbanks Church with Bro. Ron Byrd officiating. Interment will follow in the Fairbanks Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joshua Parks, Joseph Parks, Randy Jackson, Billy Jackson, Robert Jackson, Bobby Wyatt, Randy Nicholson, and Michael Cash. Honorary pallbearers are Michael Stacks, Ricky Wright, and Johnathan Wyatt. www.olmstead.cc