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Robert Hill Sr.

Robert W. Hill Sr., age 74, of Morrilton, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014. He was born April 12, 1940, in Center Ridge, Arkansas, son of Willie J. Hill and Millie Anderson Hill. Robert was a U.S. Army Veteran, retired Corporal for the Arkansas State Police, and former patrolman for the Morrilton Police Department. He was a member of Robinson and Center Church of Christ in Conway.

He is survived by his wife, Alta Lawson Hill of Morrilton; son, Robert W. Hill Jr. (Pam) of Fayetteville; daughter, Robin Coker (Roger) of Searcy; two sisters, Von Jackson of Little Rock and Henrietta Pruitt of Morrilton; grandchildren, Joel Ward, Acacia Johnson (Sean), Hannah Coker, Colton, Dakota and Audrey Hill; and two great-grandchildren, Myrissa and Gabby Johnson.

Funeral services were 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at Robinson and Center Church of Christ in Conway with Steve Norris and Dr. Bruce Bryant officiating. Committal services were 2:30 p.m. at Grandview Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. Online guestbook: www.harrisfuneralhomes.net

Pallbearers were Sam Shannon Jr., Sgt. Tim Carter, Wesley Pruitt, Mark Ashley, Mark Copeland, Randy Hudgeons and Stacy Peters.

Honorary Pallbearers were the Arkansas State Police.

Oid Roberson

Oid Ulyess Roberson, 87, of Clinton, Arkansas, passed away Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. He was born July 20, 1927, in Shirley, Arkansas, to Thomas Jefferson and Rena (Hensley) Roberson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Thelma Jean (Tillery) Roberson; and three brothers, Opie Roberson, Dale Roberson and Donald Ray Roberson.

He is survived by his children, Jim and Sharon Roberson, of Cabot, Arkansas, Jerry and Erma Roberson of Bee Branch, Arkansas; Billy Roberson, Allen Dale and Morgan Roberson and Mary and Richard Stripling, all of Clinton, and Brenda and Dennis Decker of Morrilton, Arkansas; 28 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sister Dana and Raymond Huggins of Clinton, Arkansas; brother Jimmy Ray and Carol Roberson of Stuttgart, Arkansas; nieces, nephews, cousins, and many close friends.

Pallbearers: Greg Roberson, Brent Roberson, Jeff Roberson, Shannandoa Capps, Riley Roberson, Wasper Roberson, Jeremiah Roberson, Cole Roberson, Blake Stripling, Denny Decker and Isaac Decker.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. and funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at First Assembly of God Church Clinton, Arkansas, with Pastor Michael Roberson officiating. Burial will follow in Crabtree Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton, Arkansas. Guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com

Emily Hutchison

Emily Renee Hutchison, 19, of Clinton, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014. She was born Dec. 24, 1994, in Waco, Texas, to Christopher Hutchison and Shalene Colleen Lorey.

She is survived by her parents, Shalene Dempsey of Clinton, Arkansas, and Christopher Hutchison of Axtell, Texas; three sisters, Jessica Lorey, Allisyn Lorey and Hannah Hutchison; three brothers, Zach Hutchison, Quintin Hutchison and Derrick Hutchison; grandfather, Richard Lorey; grandmother, Dora Lewis; uncles, J.R. Lorey and Jeremy Vinskus; many other uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends.

She was preceded in death by Eileen Lorey, Kathleen Lorey, William Dale Lewis, Thomas Lee Armstrong, Jennifer Eileen Stokes, Aaron Patrick Aszmann, and Eva Denise Smithart.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton, Arkansas. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com

John Farrell

John Farrell, 67, of Shirley, Arkansas, passed away Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. He was born Dec. 11, 1946, at Buffalo, Texas, to Charles Griffin and Gladys Mary (Morris) Farrell.

John was a retired U.S. Army veteran and served in the Vietnam War and Desert Storm. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church of Shirley, Arkansas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Gladys Farrell, and a brother, Jay Farrell. He is survived by his sisters, Mary Ward of Alexandria, Indiana, Myra Willeford of Conway, Arkansas, and Shirley Hensley of Shirley, Arkansas; many nieces, nephews, close friends and neighbors.

Honorary Pallbearers: Zane Ward, Jimmy Murray, Tommy Dean Collins and Al Micum.

Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at Shady Grove Baptist Church, Shirley, Arkansas, with Pastor Alan Rolen officiating. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery with U.S. Army Military Honors.

Memorial service and cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton, Arkansas. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com

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