Jerry D. Allensworth
Jerry Dean Allensworth, 67, of Bismarck, went to be with the Lord on July 27, 2017.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home with Brother Evan Smith officiating.
Pallbearers will be his nephews. Honorary pallbearers are Wayne Lowe, Kevin Bennett, Larry Spann, Butch Graves and Sonny Wetherington.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.
Guests may register at http:// www.caruth-hale.com.
Harvey J. Bailey
Harvey Joe Bailey, 85, of Pearcy, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 27, 2017.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today in Pearcy Baptist Church with Bro. Phillip Millard officiating.
Interment will be in Beaton Cemetery, near Bismarck, under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Hot Springs.
Pallbearers will be John Williams, Larry Bailey, Jimmy White, Rodney Neighbors, Dewey Neighbors and Bubba Spray.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Garland County Hunting Club.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Joe’s name to Pearcy Baptist Church, 5985 Airport Road, Pearcy, Ark., 71964.
Charles M. Bingham
Charles Melvin Bingham of Bismarck, Ark., went to be with his Heavenly Father on July 27,
2017. He was born in Beaton, Ark., to Charles Edward Bingham and Primmie Lee Grigsby Bingham, and raised in Bismarck. Charles, age 77, was an active member and deacon of First Baptist Church in Bismarck.
He was a retired Postmaster of Bismarck, having 31 years of Federal Services. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, having served from 1958-1962 with the 496 Quartermaster Company at Fort Lee Virginia and the Memphis General Depot. He recently had attended a reunion in eastern Kentucky with his old military buddies.
He was married to the former Patricia Ann Walker on June 30,
1961. He is survived by two children, Michael Charles Bingham (wife Laura) and Tanya Marie Herron (husband Kenneth); five grandchildren, Daniel Holsapple, Kristina Holsapple, Sarah (Bingham) Washburn, Rebecca Bingham and Matthew Bingham; sister, Alpha Bingham Ursich of San Pedro, Calif; nieces Luci, Liza, Maureen and Margaret; and nephews, Frank, Bob, Stan, Steve, Lee, and Eddie Sanders.
He and his two children and all five grandchildren graduated from Bismarck High School. He was predeceased by his parents Charles and Primmie, and four siblings, Maureen Sutton Deichmeister of Alexandria, Va., Pauline Bingham Pasley of Bismarck, Margaret Sutton Tarpley of Bismarck and Dozier Linsey Sutton of Mesquite, Texas.
He loved to drive, which enabled him to visit most of the United States, including Alaska, as well as Canada.
Charles Melvin Bingham answered his call to the active mission field by teaching God’s Party Line from his home, sponsored by First Baptist Church. God’s Party Line serves as a teleconferencing method of teaching the gospel by reaching shut-ins living at home, in the hospital, etc. He was tremendously blessed by being able to participate in God’s Party Line during his lengthy illness.
Pallbearers will be Jim Hardage, Sonny Wetherington, Gary Cooper, Richard Henson, Don Massey, Gary Burroughs, Steve Pasley and Stan Pasley. Honorary pallbearers are Dale Allen, Deacons of First Baptist Church, Dr. Larry Frost, Don Compton, Kevin Holsapple, Dr. Ray Bollen and staff, Larry Spann, and Dr. Rhonda Gentry and staff.
Visitation will be held at noon today at First Baptist Church with funeral services to follow at 2 p.m. Former pastor Brother Jeremy Greer of Lubbock, Texas will be preaching the service with current pastor Evan Smith of Bismarck. Interment will be at Pleasant Hill Church of Christ Cemetery in Bismarck, Ark.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to First Baptist Church memorial fund for Charles Melvin Bingham at U.S. Bank, P.O. 287, Bismarck, Ark. 71929. All funds to be used for the upkeep of the Pleasant Hill Church of Christ Cemetery. Sign the online guest book at http:// www.ruggleswilcox.com.
Lola R. Hunt
Lola Ruth Hunt, 86, of Hot Springs, Ark., went to be with the Lord July 28, 2017.
She was born August 10, 1930, in Okolona, to George and Lourene Wingfield Milloway.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ovid Douglas Hunt; her parents; sisters, Billie Dean Milloway, Katheryn Sue Trammel, Mary Elizabeth Shoemaker and Peggy Jean Mitchell; and brothers, George Milloway and Kenneth Milloway.
Survivors include a daughter, Karen Friedel (Terry); and grandchildren, Richard and John Friedel, all of Victoria, Texas; and brothers, Joe Milloway (Janelle) of Redfield and Jimmy Milloway (Loretta) of Knoxville.
Services handled by Ralph Robinson & Son.
Joan Marie Wright, 71, of Hot Springs, passed away Friday, July
The Rosary and visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2017, in the chapel of Gross Funeral Home.
A Catholic Mass will be held at
1 p.m. Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at St. John’s Catholic Church with Father George Sanders officiating.
The Mass time listed in Sunday’s obituary is in error.
The online obituary, guestbook and memorial tribute are available at http://www.GrossFuneralHome.com.