Archive - Obituary
Melba Aliene Moore Jones, 93, of Bryant, departed this life on December 16, 2011.Â
She was born on November 16, 1918 in Des Arc, Arkansas to the late John and Addie Moore.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Jones; sisters, Carrie McDonald, Flossie Sanders, Eleanor Harvey, Wilma Moore, Sally McClellan Williams and Esther Moore; brothers, Harry Moore and John Moore, Jr.; and father in law, Reese Jones.
Royce Johnson, 49, of Perryville, passed away Friday, December 16, 2011.Â
He was born October 31, 1962 in Little Rock, Arkansas.Â
Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Henry and Johnnie Lee Johnson.
He is survived by his wife, Judith Johnson; son, Joseph Freirmuth; brother, Harry Johnson and two sisters, Darline Jones and Patricia Martin.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, December 19 at Ashby Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 20 at Ida Mission Cemetery.
Online guestbook: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.
Walter Rolland Pollich Jr., 76 of Benton, died Friday, December 16, 2011.Â
Walter was born January 1, 1935 in Long Beach, Calif. to the late Walter Rolland Pollich, Sr. and Dorothy Nell (Burkhart) Pollich.Â
Mr. Pollich served four years in the US Navy, retired from Owens Illinois; and owner, operator of the Starting Gate Lounge in Hot Springs.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Judith (Runte) Pollich; and brother Kenneth Pollich.Â
Thomas Harold Penn, 77, of Benton, passed away Friday, December 16, 2011.Â
He was born January 8, 1934.Â
Mr. Penn was a U.S. Army Veteran and retired from the Benton Service Center.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Lois Penn; brother, William Penn; sister, Mary Lois Brooks and a son-in-law, Brian Wake.
Jimmy Dale â€śKOâ€ť Tarvin, 76, of Lonsdale passed away Thursday, Dec. 15.
He was born Feb. 18, 1935, in Lonsdale to the late Louis and Valeria Tarvin.Â In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved grandparents, George and Octavia Steely of Lonsdale.
Jimmy served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean and Vietnam wars.Â He retired in 1974 after 22 years of service.
Wanda Jean Parks, 85, of Haskell-Benton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13.Â She was born Sept. 1, 1926, in Little Rock.Â Mrs. Parks was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Nick and Louella Mandrel; her husband, William Henry Parks Sr.; and a daughter, Carolyn Parks.Â
Reba Scharbor, 92, of Little Rock, formerly of Booneville, passed away, Thursday, Dec. 8, in Little Rock. She was born Aug. 19, 1919, near Branch to Raymond and Grace Aldridge Barnes.
She was retired from the Wolverine Toy Co. and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Booneville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Scharbor, and a granddaughter, Karen McConnell.
David Wayne Sharp, 48, of Malvern died on Saturday, Dec. 10, while at home with his family. David was a member of Gospal Light Baptist Church. David was preceded in death by his grandparents; Labon and Marilla Sharp and Jimmy and Irene Clements, his father Orvin Sharp and one sister Melody Sharp.
He is survived by one son, Austin Chase Sharp, daughter Valorie Morgan Sharp, his mother Elizabeth Lovell, two brothers; Duane Sharp and wife, Renee of Long Beach, MS and James Sharp and wife, Carol of Traskwood.
Holly Irene Greenabaum, 64, of Little Rock died Sunday, Dec.11, in Little Rock. She was born Oct. 31, 1947 in Williamsport, Pa.
Holly was a homemaker and a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her parents, Morgan and Hilda Williams, daughter, Kim Greenabaum.Â
Survivors include her husband, William Greenabaum of Little Rock; a son, Robert Pfirman of Pennsylvania; a daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and James Stearns Jr., of Bryant; two brothers, Tom Williams and Terry Williams, both of Pennsylvania; three granddaughters; and one great-granddaughter.Â
Tanner Lee Nalley, 19, of Benton passed away Sunday, Dec. 11.Â
He was born Nov. 21, 1992, in Little Rocks.Â Tanner was working at Cranfordâ€™s Grocery in Fountain Lake.
He was a graduate of Benton High School and was attending University of Arkansas at Little Rock and CABBI. He was a lifelong member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church and recently became the youth minister at Center Hill Missionary Baptist Church.
Tanner was a member of the 4-H Club and the Missionary Baptist Student Fellowship.Â He was preceded in death by his father, Ronnie Nalley.Â