Born 10-29-1912 -- Died 1-4-2004
Hubert Oscar Soward, 91, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Jan. 4, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville.
Born Oct. 29, 1912, near Ash Flat he was the son of David and Maggie Cameron Soward. He was a farmer and a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ.
Survivors include a daughter, Renee Bell, of Batesville; a sister, Doris Herron of Washington; three grandchildren -- Chris Phillips of Little Rock, and Carla Duncan and Ashley Bell, both of Batesville; a great-grandson, Bradley Phillips of Little Rock; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Lorene Brown Soward; a brother, Aubrey Soward; and three sisters -- Mona Love, Osy Thomas and Lorene Soward.
The funeral was Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. at Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City with Bob Dailey officiating. Burial followed in Antioch Cemetery near Zion with arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.
Pallbearers were Adam Bates, James Mattox, Homer Mattox, Joe Young, Gary Wilkes and Steve Bates.