Nancy's Lawrence County Corner

FORMER RESIDENTS
Lawrence County, Arkansas





** Veteran

ESTES, Charles B. -- b. 15 July 1931 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
----- d. 5 May 2002 in Phoenix, Arizona -- husband of Hermine Kling Estes
----- son of Charles W. & Gertrude Avis Killion Estes -- father of Charles & Christopher
----- grandfather of Charles -- nephew of Felix Estes & Ruth Smith
----- grandson of Belle Sallings Williams -- cousin of Freda Foley & Gilbert Hodge
----- retired from GMC Truck & Bus Group in Pontiac, Michigan -- US Air Force from 1949 to 1953 **
----- burial: National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix

FRAZIER, Dale Oliver -- b. 4 May 1928; d. 4 October 2000 -- husband of Vivian Wagaman Frazier
----- son of Arthur S. & Florence Lingo Frazier -- father of William "Butch", Christopher & Toni
----- brother of Gale & Joan -- grandfather of Victor -- US Navy (Ret) **
----- Kenansville

GRIMES, Judith Lavonia Hugg -- b. 1915 in Strawberry, Lawrence County, Arkansas
----- d. New Year's Eve 1947-48 in Los Angeles, California
----- daughter of Earnest O'Neal Hugg

LINGO, Berry -- b. 1871; d. 31 July ____
----- husband of Stella E. Jones Lingo -- son of George & Liza Canda Lingo
----- father of Ruth Lingo, Shelby Jackson Lingo, Geneva Ellen Lingo Miller & J. Lingo Baird
----- grandfather of Yvonne Miller Martin, Bonnie B. Miller Crockett, Bobby D. Miller,
----- Estella Sue Miller Smith, Mary Lee Miller Wilkinson, Florence E. Miller Crockett,
----- Jerry D. Miller, John P. Miller, David W. Miller, Edgar Don Miller, Billy Jack Miller,
----- Sharon Kaye Miller Hatcher, Gary Allen Miller, Ricky Miller, Charles P. Miller,
----- Carolyn Lingo Parker, Patty Davis & Paula Baird Fudge

MARSHALL, James Herbert -- Born: January 21, 1919 Lawrence County, Arkansas
----- Died: November 6, 1980 in Peoria, Illinois -- Buried: Forest City Cemetary, Forest City Illinois
----- Married: Arbell Buchanan April 15, 1945 in Walnut Ridge, Lawrence County, Arkansas
----- (Daughter of Addie Buchanan and Cora Ann Guinn) -- Father: Joseph Griffin Marshall
----- Mother: Laura Belle Wicker -- Grandson of William Riley Marshall and Ruth Ellen Cook
----- Great Grandson of Joshua Marshall and Tamara Osborn -- World War II Veteran **
----- Served in Arkansas National Guard
----- Retired after 30 years service, Caterpillar Tractor Company, Peoria, Illinois

MITCHELL, Ruby Opal -- Born: 24 June 1916 in Walnut Ridge, Lawrence, Arkansas
----- Died: 26 February 2006 in Ava, Wright, Missouri
----- Buried: Mansfield Cemetery -- Mansfield, Douglas, Missouri
----- Married: Isaac Babe Mitchell on 1 July 1931 -- daughter of George & Ethel Hughes Hamel
----- mother of Bill, Betty & Garrell -- grandmother of Roger, Michelle & Cissy
----- great-grandmother of Tara, Courtney & Mitchell

SAMMONS, Dewey -- b. 24 July 1909 in Walnut Ridge, Lawrence, Arkansas -- husband of Lorine Sammons
----- d. 14 March 1995 in Yucipa, San Bernadino, California
----- buried in Forest Lawn Memroial Park, Cypress California
----- husband of Lorine Sammons -- son of William Sammons & Denie Mae Sammons
SAMMONS, Glady Lorine (Hamon) -- b. 7 September 1913 in Minturn, Lawrence, Arkansas
----- d. 17 November 1996 in Yucipa, San Bernadino, California
----- buried in Forest Lawn Memroial Park, Cypress California
----- daughter of Mary Ellen Vinson Hamon Spargo & John Elford Hamon
----- wife of Dewey Sammons -- married 65 years
----- after residing in Lawrence County for over 50 years they retired in California
----- to be with their children & grandchildren -- A Grandparents love gone but NEVER forgotten.

TURMAN, Charlie B. -- b. 25 October 1912 in Black Rock, Lawrence, Arkansas
----- d. 25 February 2009 in Longview, Texas
----- buried in Morris Cemetery in Upshur County Texas
----- husband of Annie L. Monk Turman -- husband of Gladys Lindsey Turman
----- son of Mack & Verna Turman -- father of Ida Merle, Norma Ruth, Angie, Patsy K, Charles K. & Billy M
----- step father of Wanda & Rex -- half-brother of Fannie, Benny & Johnny
----- published in the Longview News-Journal on 24 February 2009

WELLS, ZORO BABEL b. 15 September 1878 in Lynn, Lawerence County, Arkansas
----- d. 17 January 1948 in Spokane, Washington -- son of Joseph Green Wells and Mary Elizabeth (Lingo)Wells
----- grandson of Littleman Liken Wells & Clarentine Delmiter (Scott) Wells
----- grandson of George Lingo and Liza Ann (Canada) Lingo
----- buried: Omak Memorial Cemetary, Okanogan County, Washington


If you have someone you would like to have added to the list, please let me know.

Nancy Matthews

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