Marie Lesley Hutto, 94, of Damascus, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. She was born Sept. 12, 1919, in Bee Branch, Ark., to the late Arthur Maude and Reedy Hardin Lesley. Marie was also preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Ray Hutto, and sister, Ima Lee Byers.
Marie was a member of South Side Baptist Church of Damascus for 78 years. She taught Sunday School and Bible studies and was active in missions. Marie was also a member of the Eastern Star and Damascus Birthday Club. She was co-owner and operator of the Ray Hutto Feed Mill in Damascus.
Marie enjoyed gardening, sewing, fishing, and cooking, especially cooking for family gatherings and friends.
Marie is survived by her two sons, Tommy Lesley Hutto (Barbara), and Samuel Ray Hutto (Kay), of Damascus; two daughters, Kathy Hutto Linn of Conway and Suzanne Hutto Clark of Harrison; grandchildren Paula Rogers, Travis Clark, Susan Woodard, Kathryn Woods, Denise Hutto, Jami Schwartz, Casey Hutto, Sancy Faulk, and Sean Hutto; 13 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Ouida Hutto Cox of Little Rock; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at South Side Baptist Church in Damascus with Bro. Steve Stephens and Bro. Bill Griffith officiating. Burial was at Bee Branch Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers: Travis Clark, Casey Hutto, Sean Hutto, Tyler Duncan, Jim Cox and Dr. Tom Cox.
Visitation was Friday at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Greenbrier (501) 327-7727. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The C.A.L.L. of Van Buren County, P.O. Box 25524, Little Rock, AR 72221. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
Bryan T. Huie, 50, of Dennard, Ark., passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. He was born Jan. 17, 1964, in Conway, Ark., to Thomas E. and Dianna S. (Jones) Huie.
He is survived by his wife, Debra Pronia Huie; his firstborn son Joshua and his wife, Elise Huie; daughter, Alyssa Rene’ Huie and son Matthew Peter Huie; one granddaughter, Aviella Grace Huie; his parents, Thomas and Dianna Huie; and one brother, Greg Huie.
Bryan had worked for the FDIC for over 20 years and was well-respected in his line of work. Bryan a very dedicated leader in his church and had the privilege of sharing the Word of God in Africa, especially Kenya, on numerous occasions. He was a Godly man and loved sharing his faith with others. He wrote numerous books and Bible lessons over the years.
He was known by everyone he ever met by his outstanding character and dedication. He had a website that he enjoyed posting his Bible studies and thoughts on. Above all these, he was most proud of his family.
The family had a private burial service on Jan. 27, 2014, and a celebration of life service for friends on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel in Clinton. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton, Ark. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
Joan Lorraine Price, 65, of Clinton, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. She was born in Luverne, Minn., to Stan and Bertha Price. She lived in West Bend, Iowa, before moving to Clinton, Ark., almost 30 years ago. She touched many lives while she worked as a Van Buren County 911 dispatcher from March 1999 until she retired in September 2001.
Joan is preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Joyce Klepper; two brothers, Jim Price Sr. and Johnny Price. She is survived by her daughter, Jackie (Russell) Burdette of Carroll, Iowa; a nephew, Jim Price Jr., and niece, Jessica Price of Oregon; nephews, Jim (Pennie) Klepper and John Klepper; niece, Karen (Rick) Dusenberry, all of Iowa; and several great-nephews and nieces. She leaves behind many special friends in Arkansas, Tina Maynard of Clinton; Tasha Burgess (Zoe) of Morrilton; James and Sonya Washington of Clinton; and Eleazar and Emma-leigh Wong of Quitman; as well as many other friends and co-workers.
A tribute and last call to Joan was performed countywide during the Saturday 9 a.m. roll call and many celebrated Joan’s life Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at Petit Jean Electric’s conference hall.
Eunice Cassie Bridges Robinson, 80, of Paris, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Paris. She was born April 9, 1933, at Dabney, to John Marion and Orpha Mae Stump Bridges.
She loved to quilt, work puzzle books, work in her flower garden, and watch and feed all types of birds. She loved the mountains beyond measure.
She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and two sisters. Survivors include her children, Debra Bell of Russellivlle, Ginger and Charlie Edmonson of Subiaco, Steven Robinson of Dabney, Pamela and Jamie Linker of Atkins, and Brian Williams; five grandchildren, David Bell, Andrew Edmonson, Brent Bell, Ryan Edmonson, and Tori Linker; two great-grandchildren, Whittney and Josh Bell; and many other relatives and friends.
The funeral service was 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at the Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Duane Smith. Burial was in Zion Hill Cemetery, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. The online obituary and guest book are available at www.shinnfuneral.com.
Donald Ray Moore, Lt. USN, Ret., 74, of Damascus, Ark., passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. He was born April 7, 1939, in Fulton, Miss., to the late Ezell R. and Alice A. (Malone) Moore.
He was a retired veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War; he was proud of his country.
He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Alice Candice Moore of the home, two sons, Darrell Moore of South Lake Tahoe, Nev.; and Devin Moore of Windsor, Calif.; daughter, Laura Jones of Riddle, Ore.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Ann McCullough of Sebastian, Fla.; one brother, David Allen Moore of Woodleaf, N.C.; and friends.
Honorary Pallbearers: David Allen Moore, James R. Ennis, Clay Mason, Roger Mason, and Bruce Mason.
Graveside service and burial will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in Blackwell Cemetery, Bee Branch, Ark., with U.S. Navy Military Honors. Funeral Arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.