Donald Ray Stovall, 86, of Cave Springs passed away January 27, 2023. He was preceded in death by his parents, Felbert & Florene Stovall, brother Kenneth Stovall and sister Judy Schoch.
Donald is survived by his wife of 59 years, Joyce Ann Stovall, daughter Lisa Gail Noblett & husband Randall, granddaughter Devyn Brianne Noblett, sister Patsy Ann Fryar and husband Lee Roy, numerous nieces & nephews and beloved cat, Mitzi.
Donald was a member of First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Bentonville. He loved the Lord, his family, his country and gardening. Donald was proud of his service in the US Army and loved his almost 45 years of service with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, where he received a recognition letter, from then Governor Bill Clinton, for service above and beyond.
Pall bearers are Randall Noblett, Felbert Randall Fryar, Stephen Fryar, Tommy Satterwhite, Jeremy Stovall and Greg Rankin. Honorary Pall Bearers are Jerry Stovall, Lee Roy Fryar, Justin Burge, Gary West, Tyler Wryobeck, Forrest Turbyfill and the R.O.M.E.O.s of FLMBC.
Chapel services by Ashby Funeral Home will be 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 2nd with Pastor Reginald Fryar and Pastor Terry Simmons officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery in Alexander, Arkansas
Visitation will be at Ashbys on Thusday, 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. before services.
The family would like to thank the staff of Promenade Nursing and Rehabilitation for the excellent care provided Donald over the past 6 months and the staff of Arkansas Hospice, for their excellent assistance with Donald and the family over the past few weeks. Both organizations were blessings in what was a difficult time. The family would also like to thank Lauren Greenhaw PA, Nurse Gina Garret, Dr Chris Simpson and Dr Michael Moulton.
In lieu of flowers a contribution can be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
Online guestbook at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com
On Saturday, January 28, 2023, Marsha Carter Harris of Bryant passed from this life to her heavenly home after a courageous battle with cancer. Marsha was 68. She was born on December 7, 1954, in Beebe, Arkansas, to Robert and Donna Mattox Carter.
Marsha was saved and baptized at age 13. Her strong faith in the Lord carried her through many difficulties in life. She taught Sunday school and VBS for many years at New Life Baptist Church in Avilla, where she was still a member. Marsha worked as a medical lab technician for many years and loved getting to know and care for patients in the clinics where she worked.
She is preceded in death by her parents; daughters Shannon Renee and LeAnn Michelle; and a brother, Mark Carter.
Marsha is survived by her son, Brian Harris, and his wife, Jessica of Bismarck; two brothers, Curtis Carter and Robert Lynn Carter; her beloved grandchildren, Savannah Harris and Stetson Harris; and many cherished nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 3rd at Ashby Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 1:00 p.m. Bro. Todd Calaway and Bro. Nick Calaway will be officiating. Interment will be at Jacobs Cemetery in Grant County.
Pallbearers will be Curtis Carter, Jonathan Carter, Heath Harris, Cody Harris, Tommy Richardson, and Kyle Overturf.
Special thanks to Alcoa Pines, Pleasant Hill, Gentiva Hospice, and Dr. Ronda Gentry at CARTI for their kindness, compassion, and loving care.
Online guestbook at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com
Ricky Lynn Threlkeld, 59, of Bryant, Arkansas passed away January 29, 2023. He was born May 11, 1963 in Benton, Arkansas to the late Sonny Threlkeld and Bobbie (Beck) Warner.
Ricky was one of a kind. He thrived on spending time outdoors. Fishing was one of his favorite hobbies. He is remembered for driving his motorcycle with fishing poles hanging on one side of his bike, and fish hanging over on the other saddle bag. Ricky also enjoyed hog hunting and his dogs. He adored his children and grandchildren. Ricky had a huge heart and accepted two very special boys as his own.
Preceding Ricky in death are his daughter, Kimberly Warner; parents, Sonny Threlkeld and Bobbie Warner; and sister, Vicky Dean Threlkeld.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory three daughters: Vicki Lynn Threlkeld of Benton, Arkansas, Nicki Warner of Desarc, Arkansas, Christy Whitney of Mabelvale, Arkansas; 10 grandchildren; siblings: James Michael Warner of Benton, Arkansas, Tina Warner of Bryant, Arkansas, Tracy Warner of Alexander, Arkansas, Krystal Davis (Zack) of Benton, Arkansas, and Jaime Plummer (Nathan) of Benton, Arkansas; several nieces and nephews; and many family members and friends who love Ricky and will miss him always.
Family will hold Celebration of Life this summer.
Arrangements entrusted to Smith-Benton Funeral Home. Online guestbook: www.SmithFamilyCares.com.