L.V. “Jack” Harding
L.V. (Jack) Harding went to meet his Lord and Savior on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.
He was the third child of Vic and Mary Ella Harding, born Feb. 26, 1929 in Center Point, Ark.
Married to the love of his life, Viola Harding, on June 10, 1950 for 63 years. They had two children, Johnny Harding of Nashville, and Beverly Conway and husband, Bobby, also of Nashville. Five grandchildren, Kyle Harding of Texarkana, Holly Harding Smith of Little Rock, Blake Harding, Natasha Conway and Donta Conway all of Nashville. Three great-grandchildren, Taylor and Brice Harding of Texarkana, and Dawson Smith of Little Rock.
Mr. Harding was preceded in death by two brothers, Oliver Perry Harding of Malvern, and Joe Lee Harding of Nashville. Also, one sister, Beatrice Hearnsburger of Camden. He is survived by two sisters, Doris Lingo of Nashville, and Katheryn Story of Shreveport, La., and one brother, Estle Harding, of Daisy, Ark.
Jack worked at Case Nashville making pocketknives until 1977; then Weyerhaeuser for 17 years until his retirement. He was a member of the Center Point Baptist Church, where he was a deacon. He was also a member of the Center Point Fire Department and the Center Point Renewal. He spent most of his entire life pruning, thinning, and picking peaches. He also loved working in his large garden.
Services were Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Center Point Baptist Church. Interment followed in Center Point Cemetery under the direction of Nashville Funeral Home.
The family receiveed friends at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. You may send the family an online sympathy message to Memorials may be made to the Center Point Fire Department, the Center Point Renewal, or to the Center Point Baptist Church.
Peggy Louise Byers Lee
Peggy Louise Byers Lee, 81, of Hot Springs Village, died Feb. 1, 2014.
Survivors include: Lester W. (Bob) Lee; four children, Debra, Robert, Carla and Adam; a sister, Essie Deen; a brother, Silas Byers, Jr.; and grandchildren.
Visitation was Wednesday, Feb. 5 from 6-8 p.m. at the Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.
Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home with burial following at the Mineral Springs Cemetery.
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John David Hill
John David Hill, 71, of Texarkana, Ark., died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.
He was born Oct. 19, 1942 in Nashville, Ark., to the late J.B. and Faustine Hill.
He was an associate of Texarkana Insurance Agency for 29 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Texarkana, Ark., was an Eagle Scout and was a past president of the Texarkana Jaycees. He was a Rotarian.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Ann Andres, and a brother, Jim Hill.
Survivors include: his daughters, Kelly Hill of Little Rock, Kris Hill of Texarkana, and Kasey Hill of Dallas; a sister, Ree Cunningham of Springdale; and a grandson.
Visitation was 5-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at Texarkana Funeral Home, Texas.
A memorial service was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at First United Methodist Church, Texarkana, Ark.
James T. Riley, Jr.
James T. (Jim) Riley, Jr., 62, of Mineral Springs, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 in Mineral Springs.
He was born Oct. 8, 1951, the son of the late Truman Riley and Maxine Markham Riley.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Tyrone Riley.
Survivors include: his wife of 25 years, Ima Lynn Riley; a daughter, Tina Cothren and husband, Mike of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Mike Riley of Bossier City, La., and Rod Riley of Delight; two sisters, Kathy McKinney of Murfreesboro, and Brenda Callaway of Arkadelphia; also, a grandchild.
Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at Murfreesboro Cemetery under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home, Murfreesboro.
Visitation was Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 from 6-8 p.m.
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Alton Watts
Alton Watts, 84, of Delight, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Arrangements are pending with Latimer Funeral Home, Murfreesboro.


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