Obituaries (Week of March 24)

Amanda Rae Moore
Amanda Rae Moore, age 33, a resident of Fayetteville, Ark., and a former resident of Dierks, Ark., died Saturday, March 22, 2014 in Fayetteville.
Amanda is the daughter of Terry and Julia Moore and was born Jan. 16, 1981 and was a member of the church of Christ.
A celebration of Amanda’s life will be held Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the Dierks Church of Christ with Floyd Clark, Lance Lowrey and Trey Clark officiating. Burial will follow at the Dierks Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in Dierks. Visitation was held from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 25 at the Dierks Church of Christ.
Amanda was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Charles Moore and Ordis Roberson, and a beloved cousin, Shane Moore.
She is survived by her loving parents Terry and Julia Moore, a sister and brother-in-law, Rachel and Lance Lowrey; her nephew, Lucas Lowrey; her grandmothers, Mary Moore and Annie Roberson; her uncle and his wife Mike and Teresa Moore; an aunt and her husband, Coleen and Floyd Clark; and cousins Todd and Kelly Moore, Trey and Carmen Clark, Leah Lovelis and Lauren Clark.
Amanda graduated from Dierks High School in 1999 where she was valedictorian. She graduated from Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Ark., the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, Ark., and University of Missouri at Kansas City Law School. She was a partner in the Bassett Law Firm LLP from 2007-2014 before taking a position with Roger’s Food Group in 2014.
She was an avid Razorback fan. She took an active part in the following: EOA Children’s Home, and Peace at Home Family Shelter. Organizations that she was a member of were the Arkansas Bar Association, Frank’s Book Club, Bunco, Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority, and the Turkey Hill Social Club.
Amanda will be remembered as a bright and shining star, for her big smile, her bubbling personality, her humor, and her ability to light up any room she entered. She could take control of almost any situation and accomplish, with great success, any assignment given. She was a loving daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, cousin and friend. Amanda did not have any children but adored her nephew, Lucas, and her two Corgis, Tess and Audrey.
A memorial service will also be held on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Pauline Whitaker Center, 1335 W. Knapp, Fayetteville, Ark.
Memorials may be made to EOA Children’s House, 2577 Lowell Road, Springdale, AR 72764; or Peace At Home Family Shelter, 1200 Garland Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72703.
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Hollis ‘Shorty’ Dean
Hollis “Shorty” Dean, 75 of Mineral Springs, Ark., passed away on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at his home in Mineral Springs.
He was born on February 10, 1939 in Purcell, Okla., the son of the late Edward and Edith Henson Dean.
Mr. Dean was preceded in death by three brothers William Jesse Dean, Ralph Edward Dean, and Clifford Ray Dean, and one sister Shirley Ann Dean.
Survivors include: his wife Mary Dean of Mineral Springs, Ark.; mother-in-law Edith “Nanny” Hagar of Mineral Springs, Ark.; two sons, Hollis Carroll Dean, Jr., and wife Margie of Redwater, Texas, Timothy Edward Dean and wife Julie of Nashville, Ark.; two daughters, Vicki Dean Clements of Texarkana, Texas, Brandy Dean Craig and husband David of Prescott, Ark.; two brothers, Ray Dean and Bobby Dean; eight grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and a number of nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Thursday, March 27, 2014 at the Latimer Funeral Home Chapel in Nashville with Chaplain Jeff Robinett officiating. Burial will follow in Mineral Springs Cemetery under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, March 26, at the Latimer Funeral Home Chapel in Nashville.
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Bobbie Lynn Nichoalds
Bobbie Lynn Nichoalds, 71, of Lonoke, died in North Little Rock on Thursday,  March 13, 2014.
She was born Feb. 9, 1943 in Nashville, to the late Woodrow and Beatrice McLarty. She was a Southern Baptist, was a 1961 graduate of Nashville High School, and worked at the Blood Alcohol Testing Unit at the Arkansas State Health Department for 30 years.
Survivors include: her husband, David Nichoalds; her children, Jessica Eoff of Porter, Texas, and Natalie Dickens of Texarkana, Ark.; a sister, Peggy Hopper of Nashville; and four grandchildren.
Services were on Friday, March 21, 2014 at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home in North Little Rock.
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Jodie Chandler
Jodie Chandler, 58, of Nashville, died Monday, March 17, 2014.
She was born Feb. 8, 1956 in Nashville, the daughter of the late George Lockeby and Sadie Gibson Lockeby.
Survivors include: her husband, Charles Chandler of Nashville; a daughter, Kristi Chandler Wastian, and husband, Darrell of Murfreesboro; a brother, Herman Lockeby of Las Vegas, Nev.; two sisters, Alice Sawayer and Mary Driver, both of Plainview, Texas; Also grandchildren.
Graveside services were Friday, March 21, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Cemetery in Murfreesboro under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.
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Jean Morrow Lockwood
(October 16, 1932 – March 11, 2014)
Jean Lockwood of Hot Springs Village, Ark., died on March 11, 2014 at Autumn Leaves in Vernon Hills, Ill.
She was the daughter of Bobilee and Georgia Scoggins Morrow, born on Oct. 16, 1932 in Graysonia, Ark. She was a retired teacher, and was very active in the Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Sue M. Stover and Grace Ann Riley, and niece,
 Martha Stewart.
She is survived by her husband, David; her daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Rick Newhauser of Miami, Fla. and their sons and daughters-in-law, Rick and Esther, Stephen and Nicole, and Jason; her son and daughter-in-law, David and Dani Lockwood of Kenosha, Wisc., and their sons, Pete and Brian; and her son and daughter-in-law Robert and Rose Lockwood of Libertyville, Ill. She has four great-grandchildren: Oliver, Carter, Ava, and Reese Newhauser; nephews Kelly Riley and his wife Connie, Freddie Riley and his wife Melissa, Roy Lee Stover and his wife Claudia, and Randy Stover.
The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to all the caregivers who enriched Jean’s life with their kindness, compassion, and skill.
A memorial service will be held in Delight, Ark., at a future date. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Delight United Methodist Church in Delight, AR or The Caring Place in Hot Springs, AR.
Carolyn Harris
Carolyn Harris, 65, of Nashville died March 20, 2014, in Nashville.
She was born March 21, 1949, in Nashville, the daughter of Jo Van Gammill Abshere and the late Leroy Abshere.
She was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church in Nashville.
She was preceded in death by her twin sister, Marilyn Upton.
Survivors include: her husband, Wayne Harris; a son, Timmy Harris of Nashville; a daughter, Vickie Moore and husband Chris, of Nashville; three brothers, Mickey, Billy, and Herman Mimms; a sister, Jo Ann Fielding; also six grandchildren.
Graveside services were at 1 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014 at Unity Cemetery near Nashville, under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.
Visitation was 6-8 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at the Latimer Funeral Home Chapel in Nashville.
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Wanda Lorene Hosey
Wanda Lorene Hosey, 65, of Nashville, Ark., was born Nov. 11, 1948 and passed away on March 24, 2014 in Texarkana, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her father, Estol French, Sr., of Nashville.
Survivors include: her husband, Jimmy R. Hosey of Nashville; her mother, Wanda L. French of Nashville; three children, Michael and wife, Jennifer of Mineral Springs, Ark., Sherry and husband, Bill of Benton, Ark., and Cathy and husband, Chad of Fort Smith, Ark.; 5 grandchildren, Tabitha Wilcher, Chris Wilcher, Ian Isaacson, and  Hunter and Autumn; 2 great-grandchildren, Taylor and Ava; three sisters, Sue Pasley, Teresa Forrest, and Cemantha Wildbur; one brother, Estol French, Jr.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at New Shiloh Baptist Church near Mineral Springs with Bro.David Raulerson officiating. Burial to follow at New Shiloh Cemetery under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home, Nashville.
Visitation was at 10 a.m. until until service time at the New Shiloh Baptist Church in Mineral Springs.
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