Mr. Napoleon Hopson, age 62 of Prescott, Arkansas passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014, in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born October 31, 1951 in Prescott, Arkansas to Oscar and Ola Flemons Hopson. Mr. Hopson was a retired School Teacher and a member of Mt. Ephesus Baptist Church in Prescott. Mr. Hopson was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Betty Howell. Mr. Hopson is survived by his son, Dionne Hopson of Hope, Arkansas, brothers, Steve Hopson and wife Juanita of Compton, California, Herman Hopson and wife Juanita of Prescott, Arkansas, Homer Hopson and wife Edna of Waldo, Arkansas and Charles Hopson and wife Carol of Compton, California, sisters, Mary Spearmon and Wanda Jones of Prescott, Arkansas, grandchildren, Miranda Renee Hopson of Hope, Arkansas and Daishun Hopson of Little Rock, Arkansas, great-grandson, Keelynn Dionne Hopson. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00pm, Friday, March 7, 2014, at Brazzel/Cornish Funeral Home in Prescott. Funeral service will be 11:00am, Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Mt. Ephesus Baptist Church in Prescott with Rev. Benjamin C. Thomas officiating burial will follow in Laneburg Cemetery. Arrangements by Brazzel/Cornish The Funeral Home of Prescott, Eddie Brazzel, Director.
Mrs. Snookie Tolleson, age 85 of Hope, Arkansas passed away, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Texarkana. Snookie was born April 23, 1928, in Hope, Arkansas to Grady and Varle Bailey Hairston. She was a member of Garrett Memorial Baptist Church in Hope and a homemaker. Snookie was a devout Christian and devoted to her family. One of her favorite hobbies was gardening. Mrs. Tolleson was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Lucky Tolleson, her parents, son, Steve Tolleson, and sister June Parris. Mrs. Tolleson is survived by her son, Mike Tolleson and wife Janet, of Hope, Arkansas, grandchildren, Michael Tolleson and Fiancé Lauren Wilson of Hope, Ashley Moritz and husband Billy of Hope, Chris Monroe and wife Allison of Daphne Alabama, Drew Monroe and wife Leah of Jacksonville, Arkansas, and Beth Dennis and husband Michael of North Little Rock, Arkansas. Great-grandchildren, Molly, Cameron, Will, Matthew, Lilly, Owen, Joseph, Aden and Benaiah. Visitation will be 2:00 to 4:00pm, Friday, March 7, 2014, at Brazzel/Oakcrest Funeral Home. Graveside service will be 4:00pm, Friday, March 7, 2014, at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Hope with Dr. Larry Silvey officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Garrett Memorial Baptist Church in Hope. Arrangements by Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel, Director.
Mrs. Laura Clubine, age 45 of Hope, Arkansas passed away, Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Wadley Medical Center in Hope. She is the widow of John Allen Clubine, member of Bethel Baptist Church in Texarkana and worked as a nurse’s aid for many years. She was born August 27, 1968 in Texarkana, Texas to Louie and Mary Elizabeth Richardson Luckenbaugh.
Laura was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. Survivors include; two daughters; Sara Endsley, husband, Jeremy of Bloomburg, Texas and Rachael Clubine of Hope, three brothers; Mike Luckenbaugh of Texarkana, Texas, David Luckenbaugh of Dallas, Texas and Darryl Luckenbaugh of Shreveport, Louisiana, her three sisters; Linda Gibson of Redwater, Texas, Janice Hodge of DeQueen, Arkansas and Loretta Hicks of Rosston and her granddaughter; Lauren Messer and other family member and friends. A private family funeral service and burial will be held at Chapelwood Cemetery in Texarkana. Arrangements are by Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel, Director.
Mr. Ray Von Bobo 77, of Prescott, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in Texarkana, Texas. Mr. Bobo was born December 2, 1936 in Hempstead County Arkansas to Rex and Jewell Betts Bobo. Ray was a retired auto mechanic. A loving husband, father, friend and papa; Ray Von Bobo was happiest when he was catching a mess of crappie and spending time with family and friends. Ray was preceded in death by his father and mother; one brother and one grandson. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Allen Bobo of Prescott, Arkansas; two sons, Michael Bobo of San Antonio, Texas and Larry Bobo of Hope, Arkansas; two daughters, Charlotte Bobo of Hot Springs, Arkansas and Shelia Baugus of Bedford, Texas; one step son, Richard Turner of Prescott, Arkansas; three sisters, Pauline White of Red Lick, Texas, Helen Shipp of Hope, Arkansas and Doris O’Malley of Texarkana, Texas; nine grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Visitation will be Saturday, March 8, 2014 between the hours of 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home. Services will be Sunday, March 9, 2014 in the Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 pm with Bro. Kenneth Bobo and Bro. Charlie Warren officiating. Interment will follow in Betts Cemetery under the direction of Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home.
Mr. Lee Booze, 66 passed away Sunday March 2nd, arrangements are pending with Hicks Funeral Home.
Mrs. Heather Lavender Perkins, 40 year old, of Yorktown, Virginia, formerly of Hope, passed away March 4th in Virginia. Arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be announced by Brazzel/Oakcrest Funeral Home of Hope.
Mr. Clifton “Cliff” Bateman, age 84 of Prescott, Arkansas passed away, Thursday, March 6, 2014 at his home in Prescott. He was born January 29, 1930 in Pike City, Arkansas to Cyrus and Josie Hipps Bateman. He was a retired salesman with Parwin Chemicals and a member of the Prescott Church of Christ. Mr. Bateman enjoyed gardening, spending time with his family and being outdoors feeding his fish on his pond. He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 57 years, Iris “Tot” Harris Bateman.Survivors include; his son, Jimmy Bateman and Tanya Rogersof Prescott, two daughters; Kristi Latshaw and James ofFulton; Tina Bateman of Traverse, Michigan, brother; DonBateman of Hope, sister; Joyce Minick of Little Rock and many nieces, nephews other family members and friends.
Visitation, Saturday, March 8, noon to 2:00pm, at Prescott Church of Christ.
Funeral service, Saturday, March 8 at 2:00pm, at the Prescott Church of Christ with Mr. Harley Sisson officiating. Burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Prescott. Arrangements are by Brazzel/Cornish The Funeral Home of Prescott, Eddie Brazzel, Director. Online guestbook: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com