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Brett Phillips

Brett Dwain Phillips, 51, of Clinton, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. Born Nov. 30, 1962, in Duarte, Calif., to the late Donald E. Phillips and Carolyn Anne Melby Phillips, Brett had worked in construction until he became disabled.

Mr. Phillips is survived by his mother, Carolyn Phillips of Casper, Wyo.; three daughters, Ashley Hosley and Michelle Breeze, both of Idaho, and Chloe Phillips of Clinton, Ark.; two brothers, Lance Phillips and wife Dallas of Fairfield Bay, Ark., and Mark Phillips of Wyoming; two sisters, Katrina Waggoner of California, and Mary Anne Phillips of Wyoming; three grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.

A private family memorial service is planned for a later date. Arrangements under the direction of Clinton Funeral Service. Please visit Brett’s Book of Memories at www.clintonfuneralservice.com.

Randal Hillyer

Randal Jene Hillyer, 58, of Clinton, Ark., passed away with his family at his side Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, due to complications from Huntington disease. Beloved son of Jack and Jo Harris Hillyer. Randy was born Jan. 6, 1955, in Anadarko, Okla.

He worked for the state of Alaska, was on staff for the election of Jimmy Carter, and served in the United States Air Force. After completion of his tour at Nellis Air Force Base, Randy returned to Arkansas where he became a licensed respiratory therapist.

Randy was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his mother; son Tarek Hillyer of Fort Riley, Kansas; daughter, Halee Hillyer of Clinton; and two sisters, Cindy Hillyer and Jeana Williams of Clinton.

In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America.

Family gathering with Friends 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, with 6:30 p.m. Memorial Service at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton, Ark.

Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Roller-McNutt Funeral Home. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

Charles Hill

Charles Sidney Hill was born Sept. 28, 1937, to David B. Hill Sr. and Irene (Ledbetter) Hill at the Hill home in Martinville, Ark. He was found in that final sleep at his home on Thanksgiving Day, having made his famous pecan pie before going to bed the night before.

Charles was known for his fun-loving nature, always a story to tell and always there to help when he was needed. Charles lived life fully. He loved family and especially the antiques and pieces of his growing up on the farm. He was a talented craftsman and enjoyed any type of firearm.

He is predeceased by his parents, former wife Beverly, brother D.B. Hill Jr., sister Faye Moreno, grandson Jordan, and beloved Gert.

Survivors include his children, Rodney Hill (Kathy) of Clinton, Kevin Hill (Jenn) of North Carolina, daughters Jeanie Hill, Karen Hill and Sharon Vosburgh of Maryland; sister, Jean Dyer, Charlottesville, Va.; two special nieces, Sherry Stelling, Afton, Va., and Emily Hill of Martinville; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and Babe, his beloved dog.

Todd Stephens will conduct a memorial for Charles at Roller-McNutt in Greenbrier at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, with visitation following. Charles was a proud veteran of the Army and will be remembered this day by the Honor Guard. Charles’ ashes will be placed in Martinville Cemetery by family in the Spring.

In lieu of flowers you may remember Charles by contributing to the Martinville Cemetery, Humane Society, or charity of your choice.

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