Mr. Q.D. Windham 86, of Ardmore, Oklahoma, formerly of Gurdon, Arkansas passed away September 14, 2014 in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Arrangements are pending at this time. Services entrusted to Pharr Funeral Home of Gurdon.


Jessie D. Woodall of Mesa, Arizona passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 in Mesa Arizona. Arrangements are pending at this time. Services entrusted to Pharr Funeral Home of Gurdon.


Mr. Jimmy Sharman, 73 year old, of Hope passed away Monday September 15th in Hope. Funeral arrangements for Mr. Sharman are incomplete at this time but will be announced by Brazzel/Oakcrest Funeral Home of Hope.


Mr. Q.D. Windham 86 of Ardmore, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Graveside services will be Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 10:00 am in Brown Burne Cemetery, Burne, Arkansas under the direction of Pharr Funeral Home of Gurdon.


Shelba Jean Morman of Texarkana, Texas was born on September 16, 1937 to Pete and Nobie (Schooley) Morman of Rosston, Arkansas. On Friday, September 12, 2014, Shelba was tragically killed in a car accident while traveling to Kilgore, Texas to visit friends. Her passing has left a footprint of her life on her close friends and the Morman family. Her pursuit of academic achievements culminated in earning a Doctorate in Education to her name in 1972 from the University of Houston. She was an educator as a Professor of Mathematics at North Lake College of Irving, Texas where she retired in 2012. Shelba was fondly referred to as “Shag”, her moniker, had a passion for exploring new cultures and traveling to many countries in search of knowledge and understanding in this realm. She was a survivor of cancer and was admired for her strength in the face of adversity. Shelba blessed our lives for 76 years with her independent spirit and unique sense of humor. She is preceded in death by her parents, Nobie and Pete Morman, two brothers, Richard and Max Morman, and nephew, Gary Morman. Survivors include two brothers, Abb Morman and wife, Melva of Prescott, Arkansas; Tim Morman and wife, Paulette of Ashdown, Arkansas; sister-in-law, LynDean Morman of Prescott, Arkansas; five nieces, four nephews and a host of extended family. Her memory is etched in our hearts forever as a loved one we cherish, and grieve her passing with love for each other as a family. The Morman family extends an invitation for visitation planned for Friday, September 19, 2014 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Pharr Funeral Home of Prescott, Arkansas.


Mr. Ed Aslin, age 96 of Hope, Arkansas passed away, Tuesday, September 16, 2014 in Bossier City, Louisiana. Mr. Aslin was born July 4, 1918 in Denver, Colorado. He is a member of the First United Methodist Church in Hope for over 70 years, retired from Southwestern Bell, a recipient of the Purple Heart serving in the Navy Seabees during World War II. He was a resident of Oakhaven Community for 51 years, serving as Mayor for several years. He served as Past Chairman of the Hempstead Draft Board for many years. Past member of the Hope Rotary Club and Century Bible Class. His favorite hobby was being a football referee and a bee keeper. He dearly loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them. Preceded by his mother; Eunice Urrey Gooch, his first wife; Lena Evans Aslin, and brother, Jake Aslin. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Jennie Sue Aslin of Hope, two sons, Eddie Aslin and wife, Carolyn, Ronnie “Red” Smith, wife, Kim all of Hope, daughter; Pam Markham, husband, Scott of Conway, six grandchildren: Matt Aslin, Jake Aslin, Shannon Cook, Shelley Youngblood, Spencer Bailey and Allie Porter, 10 great-grandchildren, one nephew, Palmer Dupuy and two nieces; Pat Jones and Cindy White. In lieu in of flowers memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church Post Office Box 400 Hope, AR 71802 or Rose Hill Cemetery Fund % Dennis Ramsey 600 South Main St. Hope, AR 71801. Memorial service, 11:00am, Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church in Hope with Rev. Keenan Williams, Rev. Steve Johnson and Mr. Dennis Ramsey officiating. Arrangements are by Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel, Director.


Mrs. Erma Jean Turner, 65 years old, of Fulton, Arkansas passed away on September 12, 2014 Visitation will be held 11 am- 5 pm Friday, September 19 at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held 2:30 pm Saturday, September 20 at Union Missionary Baptist Church, 201 Townsend Street, Fulton, Arkansas 71838. Burial will be at Harmony Cemetery in Saratoga, Arkansas. Arrangements entrusted to Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.


Atris Perry, 89 years old, passed away on September 13, 2014. Visitation will be 11 am – 4 pm , family hour 4 – 6 pm Friday, Sept 19th at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held 11 am Saturday, September 20 at Straight and Narrow Path Ministry in Hope. Burial will be at Arkansas State Veteran’s Cemetery in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Arrangements entrusted to Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.

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