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Stories from Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Willie Mae Roberts Frans (08/01/06)
Willie Mae Roberts Frans, 94, of Ash Flat died July 24, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born on Feb. 6, 1912, in Edgemont, Ark., the daughter of the late Barney Roberts and Winnie L. (Mann) Roberts. She was a widow of Jesse J. Frans Sr., who preceded her in death on Jan. 13, 2000...
Thedford Higginbotham (08/01/06)
Thedford M. Higginbotham, age 92, of Cave City died July 25, 2006, at the Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born July 27, 1913, in Alabama. He was a United States veteran and a member of the Cave City Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Mabel Higginbotham of Cave City; one daughter, Brenda Wendler of Austin, Texas; one brother, John Higginbotham of Elizabeth; one grandson Cody Long of Austin, Texas; one great-grandson, Noah Long of Austin; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Homer Lucian Cockrell (08/01/06)
Homer Lucian Cockrell, 62, of Williford, Ark., died July 23, 2006, at Jonesboro, Ark. He was a carpenter. Survivors include his wife Connie of Williford; two sons, Willie Cockrell of Dubois, Penn., and Bernie Cockrell of Hardy; a daughter, Lisa Day of Mountain View, Ark.; three brothers, Virgil Cockrell of Lepanto, Ark., Chester Cockrell of McCrory, Ark., and Willie Cockrell of Texarkana, Ark.; a sister, Dorothy Brown of Judsonia, Ark.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Homer "Vern" Lavern Phillips (08/01/06)
Homer "Vern" Lavern Phillips was born Oct. 11, 1928, to Homer Phillips and Lena Phillips McSpadden in Sidney, Ark. He died July 24, 2006, in Garland, Texas, at the age of 77. He married Ernestine Hatfield on June 8, 1952, in Batesville. They had one daughter, Robin Hedstrom, of Ft. Worth Texas...
George Edwin Russell (08/01/06)
George Edwin Russell, age 76, of Horseshoe Bend, formally of Springfield, Ill., died July 25, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was born April 10, 1930, the son of Samuel George and Grace Elizabeth Bickes Russell in Springfield, Ill...