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Tommy Valentine

Tommy J. Valentine, 73, of Damascus, Ark., died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at his home. He was born Feb. 29, 1940, in Damascus, Ark., to the late Clifton and Lucy (Grissom) Valentine.

He served in the U.S. Army. He was a retired employee of Nabholz. He belonged to the Cherokee Boundary Line Hunting Club. He was a member of the Masonic Doric Lodge No. 471 F & AM of Damascus.

Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, and four brothers, O’neil, Bill, Bruce, and Donny.

He is survived by his loving wife, Geraldine (Payne) Valentine of the home; son, Timmy Valentine of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; three sisters, Bonnie Lee Hutchins of Bee Branch, Ark., Bobbie Goff of Alma, Ark.,; and Earlena Livingston of Greenbrier, Ark.; step-daughter, Holly Johnson (Andy) of Arkadelphia, Ark.; step-son, Jacob Harrington (Jennifer) of Ada, Okla.; two step-grandchildren, Carlee and Emma Harrington, of Ada, Okla.; and an abundance of nieces, nephews, and special friends.

Pallbearers: O.C. Valentine, James Ray Valentine, David Livingston, Ronnie Livingston, Ricky Goff, and Toy Dean Goff.

Honorary pallbearers: Gary Goff, and the Masonic Lodge Members.

Visitation was Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton, Arkansas. Funeral service was 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at Pine Mountain General Baptist Church, Bee Branch, with Brother Carl Thomason officiating. Burial with U.S. Army Military Honors and Masonic Rites was at Pine Mountain Cemetery, Bee Branch. Funeral arrangements under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

Hilda Newman

Hilda Miller Newman 83, of Bee Branch, Ark., died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. She was born April 28, 1930, in Oklahoma to Blaine ans Pearl (South) Miller.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, and funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton. Burial will follow at Pee Dee Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

Jo Ann Biggs

Jo Ann Biggs, 78, of Scotland, Ark., died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013.

She was born May 4, 1935, in Sault Saint Marie, Mich., to the late Clark and Twyla (Ling) Walsworth. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Biggs. She is survived by five children and their families, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends.

Memorial service was Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at Lighthouse Christian Fellowship Church, Scotland. Arrangements by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton.

Death Notices

Jean Cleveland Foster, 99, of Cabot, Ark., formerly of Clinton died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013.

Irvin Edward “Irv” Nagel, 83, of Fairfield Bay, Ark., died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.

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