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William C. Orr

Thursday, September 16, 2004

Born 1-5-1919 -- Died 9-7-2004

William C. Orr, 85, of Sidney, Ark., formerly of Ash Flat, died Sept. 7, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville.

He was born Jan. 5, 1919 in Ash Flat, the son of the late John and Sophia Hotchkiss Orr.

He was united in marriage March 6, 1946, in Batesville to Venita Faye Bates.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and was a farmer.

He was a member of the Ash Flat Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Faye Orr, of the home; one son, William Layne Orr of Hardy; two daughters -- Sandra Luene Zeigler and Debi Zeigler, both of Hardy; one sister, Goldene Norris of Ash Flat; a brother, J.T. Orr of Ash Flat; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Wayne Orr; and three sisters -- Virgie King, Faye Nix and Gladys Davis.

The memorial service was held Sept. 9 at the Higginbotham Chapel in Hardy, Ark., with burial following at the Wiles Cemetery in Ash Flat.

Arrangements were under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Services of Hardy, Ark.