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Ashley News Observer- Obituaries


Obituaries
ETHAN BRANTLEY
Ethan Anthony Brantley, 21, of Crossett, died Aug. 7, 2014.

Funeral services were Aug. 10 at South Crossett Missionary Baptist Church, with burial in Crossroads Cemetery. Bro. Don Justice officiated.

He was a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello and a member of South Crossett Missionary Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Edith Faye Brantley.

He is survived by his parents, Tony and Barbie Kelley Brantley of Crossett; a sister, Emily Anne Brantley of Crossett; his grandparents, J.B. and Doris Kelley and Travis Fulton Brantley, all of Crossett and other relatives.

Medders Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


MARNELL GREEN
Marnell Edmonds Green, 82, of Crossett, died Aug. 5, 2014 at Pinewood Health and Rehabilitation.

Graveside services were Aug. 9 at Butler Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Star City.
She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.     

She was preceded in death by her husband, Haywood Edison Green; her parents, George Carl and Beulah Morrison Edmonds and three brothers, J.G. Edmonds, Joe Gray and Hubert Edmonds.

She is survived by a son, Carl Delmon Green of Crossett; a daughter, Gail Jeffers of Hamburg; three brothers, Billy Edmonds, Charles Ray Edmonds and Mackie Edmonds, all of Star City; a sister, Tootsie Bradshaw of Star City; two grandchildren and other relatives.

Cromwell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


ARCHIE HARRIS
Archie Wendell Harris, 61, of Crossett, died Aug. 5, 2014 at Ashley County Medical Center.

Funeral services were Aug. 12 at Gates Chapel AME Church, with burial in Westview Cemetery. The Revs. Tyrone Broomfield and Harriel White officiated.

He was a lifetime resident of Crossett, a former employee of Ashley County Sheltered Workcenter and a member of Gates Chapel AME Church.   
  
He was preceded in death by his father, Archie James “A.J.” Harris, Jr. and a brother, Donald Harris.

He is survived by his mother, Betty Sims Harris of Crossett; a brother, Eddie Charles Sims of Crossett; two sisters, Jacqueline Rhodes of Bastrop, La. and Linda Henderson of Rockford, Ill. and other relatives.

Pallbearers are Tony R. Allen, Columbus Foster, Elbert R. Gibbs, Willie Griffin III, Herman Newton and Terrian Keys.

Cromwell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


BETTY JOHNSON
Betty Jean Johnson, 82, of Crossett, died Aug. 7, 2014 at Life Touch Hospice in El Dorado.

Funeral services were Aug. 9 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, with burial in Pinewood Memorial Park. Bros. Eric Hodge and David Tohlen officiated.
She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman L. Johnson; her parents, Fred Ray and Doshie Marie Williams; five brothers, Jack Williams, Billy Williams, James Williams, Gerald Williams and Don Williams; and four grandchildren, Jaicee Danielle and Jacob Alexander Causey and Joshua and Sadie Johnson.

She is survived by a son, David Johnson of Lexington, Ala.; five daughters, Donna Lee of Whitehall, Terri Roberts of Arkadelphia, Jeanne Cozine of Forston, Ga., Susan Powell of Waldo, Ark. and Lisa Cauesy of Monticello; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Medders Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


RUSTY SAVAGE
Rusty James Savage, 28, of Crossett, died Aug. 8, 2014 at Ashley County Medical Center.

Funeral services are at 2 pm. Friday at Cloverdale Assembly of God Church, with burial in Flat Creek Cemetery.

He was an Ashley County native, a mobile home mover and a member of Cloverdale Assembly of God.     

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Boyd Fletcher Savage.

He is survived by his parents, Alisa White and Bobby Savage, both of Crossett; a sister, Sabrina Ann Edwards of Crossett; his grandparents, Lois Linares of Hamburg, Rosemary Martin of Monticello and Wiley Cecil White, Jr.; step-grandmother, Sue White of Junction City; and other relatives.

Pallbearers are Joseph Savage, Jerry Lee Savage, B.J. Vail, Nathan Buckles, Noe Rivera and Erik Hill.

Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Cloverdale Assembly of God Church.
Cromwell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


ROGER WHITE
Roger White, 88, of Hamburg, died Aug. 10, 2014 at Stonegate Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church, with burial in Promise Land Cemetery. Bros. Michael Reese and Travis White will officiate.

He was a lifetime resident of Hamburg, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and served in Hawaii, the Philippines, the Marshall Islands, Saipan and Okinawa and was awarded one Battle Star. He was an employee of Georgia-Pacific, a cattle farmer and longtime secretary of the Arkansas Cattlemen’s Association, a member of Hamburg Masonic Lodge #465, where he was a 50-year pin recipient and the Pillar of Solomon Ward and a member of Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Floy Stanley White; a son, Billy Wayne Harville; his parents, Calvin and Carrie Kelley White; seven brothers, Vernon, Roy, Eugene, Harold, Olan, Dewayne and Milton White and four sisters, Bernice Wiggley, Goldie Sivils, Inez Corder and Doradean Smith.

He is survived by two daughters, Sharon Jenkins and Norma Swan, both of Hamburg; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Darren Swan, Bryce Wesson, Zack Jenkins, Edward Gulledge, Willard Erwin, Phil Harville and Easton Mullinax. 

Memorials may be made to Promise Land Cemetery Association, c/o Mrs. JoAnn Sullivan, 318 Ashley 131 Road, Hamburg, AR  71646.

Jones-Harsthorn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.





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