Eugene Leroy Case
EUGENE LEROY CASE, a resident of Grove, Oklahoma, was born June 17, 1930 in Exeter, California, a son of William Buster and Beatrice Jewel (Gaddis) Case. He departed this life Sunday, July 20, 2014 in Grove, Oklahoma, at the age of 84 years.
Eugene was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Berryville and Berryville Senior Citizen Center.
He is also survived by two sons, Richard Case of Grove, Oklahoma and Bruce Case and wife Pat of Fairland, Oklahoma; one daughter, Teresa Hamm of Grove, Oklahoma; one brother, Bill Case and wife Caren of Grove, Oklahoma; one sister, Linda McGill of Visiala, California; four grandchildren, Ashley Sapp and husband Kevin of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Jonathon Case of Grove, Oklahoma, Dusky Hamm and wife Emily of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Tyler Hamm and wife Stephanie of Tulsa, Oklahoma; one step-grandchild, Ricky Whiteley of Tulsa, Oklahoma; five great-grandchildren, Brian and Brandon Ball, Avery Sapp, and Bryanna and Ruby Hamm; two step-great-grandchildren, Kyle and Izzy Whiteley; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends and loved ones.
Eugene was preceded in death by his parents, William Buster and Beatrice Jewel Case and two sisters, Imogene Patterson and Normagene Manning.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 7:00 P.M. Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville. Funeral service will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the Church on the Hill. Interment will follow the service in the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.
Mary Ione Theisen
Mary Ione Theisen, a resident of Green Forest, Arkansas, was born October 5, 1919 in Cascade, Iowa, a daughter of Michael Francis and Celestine (Faber) Kurt. She departed this life Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Autumn Hill Nursing Center in Berryville, Arkansas, at the age of 94 years.
Mary proudly served in the United States Navy as a nurse in WWII. She was a member of the St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas. Mary enjoyed crafts, needlepoint, gardening, and collecting Precious Moments figurines.
She is survived by her children, Karen Warren and husband Ray of Green Forest, Arkansas, Terry Theisen and wife Jean of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, Lynn Watts and husband John of Louisville, Kentucky, and Julie Voss of Fort Wayne, Indiana; one son-in-law, Paul Decanini of Louisville, Kentucky; one sister, Mary Lou Kloser and husband Ralph of Missoula, Montana; nine grandchildren: Jenny and Jay Vanlueen, Laura and Josh Forman, Carrie and Bill Weber, Cindy and Adam Wolfe, Naaman and Ashley Warren, Joel Warren, Hannah Warren, Dan and Nicole Voss, and Heather Voss; thirteen great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.
On May 1, 1946, Mary was united in marriage with Edgar William Theisen who preceded her in death. She was also preceded by her parents, Michael Francis and Celestine Kurt; one daughter, Mary Ann Decanini; two brothers; and three sisters.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the family, C/O Karen Warren, 108 CR 9051, Green Forest, Arkansas 72638. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.
Lonnie Ray Williams
LONNIE RAY WILLIAMS, a resident of Berryville, Arkansas, was born October 20, 1944 in Berryville, Arkansas, a son of William Everett and Ruth Ellen (Smalley) Williams. He departed this life Monday, July 14, 2014 in Rogers, Arkansas, at the age of 69 years.
Lonnie was a very devout Christian. He worked as a farmer and a horse trader and enjoyed working at the Northwest Arkansas Livestock Auction and did so for many years. He was a member of the Arkansas Cowboy Association and enjoyed being around horses and helping others learn to rope and ride. Most of all, Lonnie loved being with his kids and grandkids and visiting.
On August 8, 1964, Lonnie was united in marriage with Linda Carol (Dotson) Williams who survives him of the home. He is also survived by one daughter, Lisa Marie Anderson and husband Timmy of Green Forest, AR; one son, Lonnie Kevin “Short” Williams and wife Devon of Berryville, AR; two sisters, Eula Dean Allen of Green Forest, AR and Edna and husband Tom Bear of Rogers, AR; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Lloyd and Evelyn Dotson of Berryville, AR; three brothers-in-law, Hershal Dotson and wife Penny of Stilwell, OK, Robert Dotson and wife Rita, and Junior Dotson and wife Jenelle all of Berryville, AR; four grandchildren, Tiana Goodson and husband Tyler of Russellville, AR, Treyton Anderson of Green Forest, AR, Kenley Williams and Lexey Williams both of Berryville, AR; several nieces and nephews; and a multitude of other relatives, friends and loved ones.
Lonnie was preceded in death by his parents, William Everett and Ruth Ellen Williams; two brothers-in-law, Kenneth Allen and Lonnie Awbrey; and one son-in-law, Tim Doshier.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, July 18, 2014 at the Living Faith Church with Brother Billy McCall and Brother Billy Williams officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 362, Berryville, Arkansas 72616 or the Green Forest Cowboy Church, P.O. Box 883, Green Forest, Arkansas 72638. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.