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Ervin Doyle Streeter, 68, of Hamburg, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Streeter was a native and lifelong resident of Hamburg. He worked for the Georgia-Pacific Corporation for 33 years . He was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, a mason and a member of the Hamburg Masonic Lodge #465.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ervin Streeter and a brother, the Rev. Darrell Streeter.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Lynnette Sawyer Streeter of Hamburg; three sons, Kevin Streeter and spouse, Lesa, of Crossett, Tony Streeter and spouse, Connie, Timothy Streeter and spouse, Mikki, all of Hamburg; his mother, Lavelle Hogan Streeter of Hamburg; four grandchildren; one niece and one nephew.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7 at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Elvin McDill and the Rev. Willie Thornhill officiating.
Burial will follow in the Crossroads Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Kebo Streeter, Tyler Streeter, Joey Streeter, Jarrett Allen, Randall Streeter and Frank Davis.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home, Hamburg.
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Margaret Wesson DuBose, 95, of Hamburg, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 at Stonegate Villa Health and Rehabilitation Center in Crossett. Mrs. DuBose was a native of Ashley County and a resident of Hamburg and Fountain Hill all of her life. She was a member of the Gardner Baptist Church. She worked in the woods and chopped cotton; she likewise worked at the Stirling store and at Chase Bag for 18 years. She was also a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Reese Stanley in 1986 and Bobby Dubose in 1994; her beloved daughter, Carolyn Thrailkill; her parents, Ben Hardy and Eunice Upshaw Wesson; a brother, Doyle Wesson and two sisters, Frances Stanley and Lavern Welch.
Survivors include a son, Dr. Keith Stanley and wife, Terri, of Edmond, Okla.; a son-in-law, Monte Thrailkill of Monroe, La.; a brother, Rev. Sedric Wesson of New Braunfels, Texas; 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were 2 p.m. Jan. 6, 2017 at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Keith Wesson officiating.
Burial followed in Pinewood Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were David Wesson, Mitch Stanley, Baba Pearah, Todd Pearah, Micky McCartney, Kaston Maness, Tyler Maness and Ricky Armstrong.
Memorials may be made to Ashley County Cares, PO Box 366, Hamburg, AR 71646.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg.
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Christine Moore, 72, of Hamburg, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 at her residence in Lake Village. Mrs. Moore was a native and life long resident of Hamburg. She was a retired healthcare worker and she was a member of Higher Heights Ministries and a former member of Phillip Grove MBC.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Thomas “Scrap Iron” Moore; five children; her parents, Matthew J. and Pearlie Mae McLeroy Johnson; a sister, Lovie Hulett and one grandchild.
Survivors include a daughter, Lora Ann James and spouse, Henry Manuel, of Lake Village; two sons, Johnny Cal Moore of Hamburg and Kenneth Moore and spouse Alma of Portland; a brother, Alfred Robinson and spouse Etta of Hamburg; a very special Aunt, Maxcine Prewitt and spouse James of Hamburg; six granddaughters; 16 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; a special friend, Clarence Johnson and a host of nieces and nephews
Graveside services were 2 p.m., Dec. 29 at the Johnson Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Horace Ingram and the Rev. Jessie Mae Goodwin officiating.
Pallbearers were Levi Rucker, Sylvester Warren, Daniel Smith, LeRon Miller, Willie Gulley and James Jones.
Honorary pallbearers were her granddaughters.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg.
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On December 31, 2016, Eugenia Leah Hensley Roberson, 59, of Maumelle, formerly of Crossett, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family, following a courageous fight with cancer for 19 years. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Born in Monette, Arkansas on April 4, 1957 to the late Elvis E. Hensley and Wanda Endicott Hensley, she was a 1975 graduate of Eudora High School. She also graduated form Forest Echoes Vocational School in 1984 as an LPN. In 1991 she went into business with her husband, opening Catfish Express, which they owned and operated for 21 years.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Tommy Roberson, daughter and son-in-law, Natalie and Tim Walbert and granddaughter, Cambria Walbert, who was her grandmother’s pride and joy and furbaby, Bugsby, all of Maumelle. Her sister Sonya Fioranelli and her nephew, Joey Purvis, also predeceased her.
The family would like to thank Dr. Lawrence Mendelsohn and also, Tiffan Howard, R.N. with Hospice Home Care for their compassionate care.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, January 3 from 6-8 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home in Crossett. Services will be Wednesday, January 4 at 2:00 p.m. at Freedom Baptist Church at Morgan, officiated by Bro. John Vaprezsan, followed by interment at Riverwood Memorial Gardens in Maumell. Visitation will precede the service beginning at 12:00 noon at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to a Humane Society of your choice.
Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct., (501) 224-2200. Eugenia’s online guestbook may be signed at

Mrs. Lynn Marie Stephens, 79, of Houston, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 at Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett, while visiting family for the holidays. She was a native of Hallsville, Texas, a homemaker, and a member of Trinity Gardens Church of Christ in Houston.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold E. Stephens; her parents, John and Rachel Fuller-Adkins; one son, Harold Jr.; five brothers, Lorenzo, Horatio, John Henry, Glenn and Harry Adkins; and three sisters, Harriet Williams, Rachel Howard and Zephyr Pruitt.
Survivors include two daughters, Stephanie Wilson and spouse Dr. Alan of Crossett, and Sherrill Stephens of Houston; six grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two special nieces; and a host of other nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. Dec. 31 at Westside Church of Christ in Crossett with Minister Timothy Daniels officiating.
Pallbearers were Raymond Clark, Thomas Morrison, Darien Johnson, Roderick Kidd, Johnny Dupree and Don Streeter.
Honorary Pallbearers were the Brothers of Trinity Garden Church of Christ in Houston. Burial followed in Pinewood Memorial Park in Crossett under the direction of Cromwell Funeral Home Inc. of Hamburg, AR.
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