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From: Rita DonCarlos <>
Subject: ARCLAY Obits from the Clay County Courier....................
Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2006 12:42:20 -0800 (PST)

Recent obits taken from the Clay County Courier,
Corning, Clay County, Arkansas.


J.C. CARTER, Corning, Was born May 23, 1924 in
Pocahontas to Jim and Jane HIGGANBOTTOM CARTER. He
died Tuesday, September 12, 2006 in Corning. He was
82. A member of Grassylead Church of Christ, he was a
veteran and retired from Basler Electric. June 12,
1948 he married Glenda Pearl CAVENAR CARTER and she
survives. Other survivors include one son, Dennis
(Sandra) CARTER, Macon, GA; one daughter, Janice (Jim)
PRATER, Corning; 4 grandchildren and 5
great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his
parents, Jim and Jane CARTER and brothers, Burl and
Willard CARTER. Services Thursday, September 14, 2006
in Ermert Funeral Home chapel. Burial in Corning
Cemetery under the direction of Ermert Funeral Home.


Jennie WOODWARD, Success, was born in McDougal August
30, 1030 to R.R. REEVES and Mary Ellen MADDUX
KASSINGER and died Saturday, September 30, 2006 in her
residence. She was 76. December 12, 1957 she married
Earl WOODWARD. She was of the Baptist faith and served
as a foster parent for impaired children. Graveside
services were conducted Tuesday, October, 3, 2006 at
Salem Cemetery under the direction of Ermert Funeral
Home, Corning. Survivors include two daughters,
Deborah YANDELL, Corning and Patricia BLEDSOE, Datto;
4 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by her husband, Earl WOODWARD who
died May 11, 1996 and one grandson, Terry Lee CROUCH.


Aleeta Mae SANSOUCIE, Poplar Bluff, was born April 3,
1946 in Harviell, MO to Roy Burton ARCHER and Sylvia
Irene SLOAN ARCHER and died Friday, September 29, 2006
in Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. She was 60.
December 25, 1965 she married Chris Michael SANSOUCIE
in Harviell, MO who preceded her in death, March 1,
2006. She was a member of Westside Church of God and
Naylor, MO Eastern Star. Survivors include one
daughter, Debra (Bradley) NEIGHBORS, Poplar Bluff, MO;
four sisters, Violet THURMAN, Jonesboro, Noveda
BURNETT, Cape Girardeau, Alta SANSOUCIE, Poplar Bluff,
MO and Wanda ARCHER, St. Louis, MO; one granddaughter,
Gracie NEIGHBORS; several nieces and nephews. She was
preceded in death by her parents, husband and one son,
Michael SANSOUCIE who died in 1992. Services in
Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel, Monday, October 2,
2006 with Rev. Bruce UNDERHILL officiating. Burial in
Poplar Bluff City Cemetery under the direction of
Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel.


Mary Ann COX, Ellsinore, MO died in her home in
Ellsinore, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006 at the age of 54
years. A homemaker, she married Kenneth COX Sept. 4,
1984 in Poplar Bluff. She was of the Baptist faith and
enjoyed flowers, hunting, fishing, reading and her
grandchildren. Survivors include her husband, Kenneth
of the home; four daughters, Mary Alice TAYLOR,
Paris,TN, Velva JARVIS, Ellsinore, MO, Lisa COX,
Poplar Bluff, MO and Rebecca COX, Ellsinore, MO; one
brother, Ellis "Squirt" JARVIS and ; and 11
grandchildren. Family visitation was conducted Monday,
Sept. 25, 2006 in Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel,


Danna Fae REEVES HEWLETT was born in Corning, May 2,
1046 to O.M. "Shorty" and Gladyce REEVES. She died
Sept. 17, 2006 in St. Edwards Mercy Hospital, Fort
Smith. She was 60 years old. She was of the Baptist
faith and is survived by two children, Terry HEWLETT
and Tracy MONTEMAYER; four grandchildren, Ethen and
Lindsey HOLE, Jaden and Jordan MONTEMAYER; two
brothers, Thomas REEVES, Kansas and Rae REEVES,
Eureka, MO; three sisters, Dell BELL, Greenbrier,
Lynnette RICKER, Protem, MO and Mae STORMES, Fort
Smith. She was preceded in death by her parents and
one sister, Linda REEVES BOYD Funeral services at
Lewis Funeral Home, Fort Smith. Burial in Woodlawn
Cemetery. Pallbearers, Jim GOTTFRIED, Dolan RICKER,
Sam HEWLETT, Terry HEWLETT, Ethan COLE and Alvin


Leanna Mae PACE, was born in Milburn, MO, Sept. 6,
1920 to John and Rosella POWELL. She died Friday,
Sept. 22, 2006 in Arkansas Methodist Medical Center,
Paragould. She was 86. A self-employed seamstress, she
was of the Pentecostal faith. On November 7, 1936 she
married Raymond PACE, who died April 11, 1995.
Survivors include one sister, Clara MELTON, Walnut
RIdge and several nieces and nephews. Services were
conducted Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006 in the chapel of
Ermert Funeral Home with Lavern REED officiating.
Burial in Hitt Cemetery under the direction of Ermert
Funeral Home.


Virginia WALKER, 87 of Jacksonville, died Sept. 21,
2006 in the V.A. Hospital in Little Rock. She was born
August 6, 1919 in Hubbell, MI to the late Jerry and
Virginia BURNETT SLATTERY. She was also preceded in
death by her husband, Herman WALKER, six brothers and
sisters and a great-grandson, Braden RICHIDELLA.
Virginia was a 1st Sgt. in the U.S. Army and served
during World War II.Survivors include two daughters,
Susan (Grteg) WEATHERBY, and Sharon COX all of
Jacksonville; grandchildren, Natalie (Sam) SCOTTO,
Jacksonville, Tracey COX and her fiance', Chris of
Little Rock, Wesley SIEGMAN, Shawn SIEGMAN and his
fiancee' A'Nyseian and Amber OWEN, all of
Jacksonville; one great-grandson, Mason SIEGMAN; and
numerous nieces and nephews and other friends and
family.Graveside services were conducted Monday Sept.
25, 2006 in Corning Cemetery with Father Charles
THESSING officiating.


Larry WALLACE, Alton, MO was born May 6, 1926 near
Alton, MO and died Sept. 22, 2006 in his home. He was
80 years of age.
Wallace graduated from the Alton High School and at
the age of 18, enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving in
WW II from 1944 - 1946. After his discharge from the
service, Larry pursued his dream of owning his own
retail store. With very little money and no real
skills, he wasn't sure how he could accomplish this,
but in 1949 he was able to purchase his first grocery
and feed store in Alton. In 1955, Kelly OWENS joined
the business and WALLACE and OWENS Stores began.
Wallace was baptized in Nov. 1960 and united with the
Alto Freewill Baptist Church, becoming ordained as a
deacon in 1967. He enjoyed singing and at times
leading the church choir.
On July 27, 1951, he married Mildred OWENS who
survives. Other survivors include two sons, Steven
OWENS, Malden, MO and Rich (Teresa) OWENS, Alton; six
grandchildren, Angela FRENCH, amy DUCKWORTH, amanda
LAYNE, Ashli WALLACE, Hannah WALLACE and Allison
WALLACE; three great-grandchildren, Molly, Julianna
and Ben FRENCH; two sisters-in-laws, Lois and Evelyn
WALLACE, both of West Plains, MO. Preceded him in
death were his parents, Newman and Martha HODGES
WALLACE, three sisters and four brothers. Services
were conducted Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006 in Alton
Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Charles TRANTHAM
officiating. Burial with Rev. Garland BARTON
officiating, will be in Huddleston Cemetery, under the
direction of the Clary Funeral Home, Alton, MO.
Pallbearers, Dan WRENFROW, Steve COLLINS, Sam COLEMAN,
Wayne GOFF, Sam FELTS and Chris WARD. Honorary
pallbearers, James RACKLEY, John BARTON, Harvey
SAVAGE, Ronald SMOTHERS, Shane WARD and Michael LACK.
Memorial contributions may be made to Riverways
Hospice, 114 East Main, West Plains, MO. 65775.

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