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Vancle Smith

Roger Vancle Smith, 86, of Clinton, Ark., went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 25, 2013. He was born July 11, 1926, in Clinton, Ark., to the late Jesse Tildon and Sarah Aurelia (Chastain) Smith.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Sue (Pryor) Smith; parents; three brothers, Allen, Hazel and Wendell; sister Beulah; granddaughter, Rachael Denise Loven; and step-grandson, Justin Cargile.

He is survived by his wife, Nettie Smith; son Dick (Debbie) Smith; daughter Sally (Dennis) Loven; three grandsons, Cale (Autumn) Smith, Dustin (Carol) Smith, and Dylan Loven; two granddaughters, Kristy Jo Smith, Janna (Mike) Ubelhor; five great-grandchildren, Kimberly and Amica Smith, Kyiwann Smith, Brennan Robertson, and Austin Ubelhor; three step-grandchildren, Martina, Mat (Casey), Katrina Timmons. two step-grandchildren, W.L. (Juile), Barry (Sandy) Cargile. five step-grandchildren, Billy (Rhonda), Weston, Brian, Tracey (Mechele) and Ashley Cargile; 12 step-great-grandchildren, Kiera Timmons, Wendy, Waylon, Carly, Brooklyn, Brittany, Taylor, Ali, Catie, Madie Cargile, Derek and Kelsey Payne; and many friends.

Pallbearers: Jerry Cullum, Cale Smith, Dustin Smith, Dylan Loven, Kelvin Smith, and Richard McCormac. Honorary Pallbearers: Doyne Ward Sunday School Class

Visitation was Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel Clinton, Ark. Funeral service was 2 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at First Baptist Church, Clinton, Ark., with Pastor Jim Edwards officiating. Burial with U.S. Army Military Honors was at Huie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family would like donations be made to: Alzheimer’s Arkansas 10411 W. Markham, Suite 130 Little Rock, AR 72205-1409 or Ozark Health Nursing Center, 2500 Highway 65 South, Clinton, AR 72031. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

Cleo Hodge

Cleo Hodge, 89, of Morrilton, Ark., passed away Monday, April 22, 2013. She was born Dec. 27, 1923, at Clinton, Ark., to the late George David and Hattie (Holderfield) Brown

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earnest Hodge; and three sons, Morris Hodge, Don Hodge and George Hodge.

She is survived by her sister, Ruby Odelle of Missouri; two daughters, Sharon Price (Dannie) and Melanie York (Greg) of Morrilton; 10 grandchildren, Jim Price, Tim Price, Teresa Shumate, Melissa Swaffar, Chris Price, Johnny Price, all of Morrilton, Laura Hodge, and David Hodge of Wisconsin, Carrie Hodge of Mayflower and Gary Lee Hodge; 25 great-grandchildren, Danniella, Doranda, Tiffany, Kayla, Matthew, Haley, Alex, Sarah, Kristina, Kalelynn, Kassie, Ericka, Nathan, Daniel, Victor, Ashley, Kane, Hope, David, Jamie, Justin, Louise, and Kassidy; eight great-great-grandchildren, Hank, Case, Dierks, Brayden, Carson, Sandra, Sam, and Zane; and many close friends.

Pallbearers: Jim Price, Chris Price, Johnny Price, Matthew Bradley, Nathan Price, and Greg York.

Visitation was Thursday, April 25, 2013, and funeral service was 1 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton, Ark., with Pastor Sam Brown officiating. Burial was at Eglantine Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

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