She was born August 14, 1942 in Pickens, AR to Obie and Delcina Jones Eatmon. *** GALYEAN, Cora GRAVETTE, ARKANSAS: Cora Inez Galyean, 94, died June 28, 2004. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Gardner, Sr. He was preceded in death by three sons, James Gardner, Jr., Deotis Gardner, and Jerry D. Services were held at the Hermitage Community Center with the Rev. She was born May 17, 1912 to the late Claude and Mattie Overman Dunlap.
Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Galloway of Dumas; two sons, Freddie and Dennis Galloway of Dumas; six sisters, Mattie Lee King, Jettie Mae Hayes and Calmae Eatmon of Dumas, Freddie Mae Eatmon and Verlie Mae Haynes of Pine Bluff, and Mae Bell Bowman of Chicago, IL; 8 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was born November 5, 1909, in Tahlequah, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma) to Monroe Ratliff and Rhoda Hill Ratliff. She was the oldest active member of the First Baptist Church of Sparkman. His is survived by his parents; his paternal grandmother, Earlean German of El Dorado; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was born September 7, 1924 to Pryor and Catherine Kervin Garner. FORDYCE, ARKANSAS: Orie Leon Garner, 81, died January 28, 1998. She was a member of the Bethsaida Church of Christ.
She was born March 30, 1914 to Burkett and Viola Anderson Green.
He fought in a number of Civil War battles, including battles at Corinth, Murfreesboro, Perryville, and others. Garner of Little Rock; three sisters, Dorothy Napp of Pangburn, AR, Sylvia Jean West of Dardenelle, and Bettie Cunningham of Danville 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Services were held at Stoney Point Cemetery near Fordyce with Rev. He was retired from Lion Oil Company after nearly 40 years of service. and Mike Garner and wife, Hally, of Tulsa, OK; a daughter, Pat Rogers and husband, Roger, of Hot Springs; and 8 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel E. *** GAROFAS, Manuel HELENA, ARKANSAS: Manuel Garofas, 74, died on November 14, 2005. She attended Little Flock Primitive Baptist Church, and enjoyed cooking and gardening. Joe Crook, all of Jacksonville; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was born April 15, 1934 to the late Sylvia and Lavada Black Garner. He is survived by his wife, Minnie Dell Garner; a son, Bobby Garner of Little Rock; a brother, Willy J. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Sue Anthony Garner. He was born July 19, 1916 to the late James Franklin Garner and Lucinda Rogers Garner. Survivors include his wife, Gracie Garner of Fordyce; two sons, Ron Garner and wife, Tina, of Houston, TX. She is survived by a daughter, Fern Lambert of Amity; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Jones Cemetery in Amity under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home.
Survivors include two daughters, Martha Galloway Caldwell and spouse, James H., of Arkadelphia and Joy Peterson of Midland, TX; a brother, Jessie Moseley of New Edinburg; a sister, Ruby Taylor of Magnolia; 3 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Moseley Cemetery Chapel with Dr. Interment was at Moseley Cemetery with arrangements by Frazer's Funeral Home. Survivors include a sister, Mary Ebster of Redding, CA; a brother, Sam Garafalo of North Syracuse, NY; several nieces; and the sisters of her order. She was born October 31, 1920 to the late Anthony Blakely and Lucille Mitchell Blakely. He was a retired bulldozer operator, and attended the First Missionary Baptist Church of Hermitage. Cremation arrangements were handled by Martin Funeral Home.
She was a member of Pentecostal Lighthouse Church of God. Interment was at Herman Cemetery under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home. of Jonesboro; a sister, Vernice Whitehead of White Cliff, FL; 2 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Little Flock Cemetery with the Rev. He was buried at Okolona Cemetery in Clark County, Arkansas. She was a longtime employee of Colonial Courts and Levi Strauss. Survivors include three sisters, Bettie Davis of North Little Rock, Rebecca Mial (Alex) of Temple Hills, MO, and Lula Gunnels of Omaha, NE; two brothers, Edward Ross of Morrilton and Odis Ross of Little Rock; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was a homemaker, and attended the First Assembly of God church. He was born January 18, 1937 in Mayflower to the late Charlie Garth, Sr. He was a retired truck driver, and attended Rock of Ages Baptist Church in Maumelle. She was born November 17, 1904 to the late Charles Gales and Bertha Wagner Gales.Services were held at Henson Mortuary in Pine Bluff with Rev. He was a material handler for Hutt Building Material Company, and attended St. Services were held at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Randy Gazzola; and two brothers, Gene Winford of Greenwood and Garry Winford of Huntington. Survivors include a son, Gussie, and his wife Tammy Broyles of Paragould; two daughters, Sharon and her husband Darrell Mc Coy of Jonesboro, and Brenda Sue Leisure of Delaplaine; a sister, Leona Settlemoir of Paragould; 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. Burial was at Lone Tree Cemetery with arrangements by Turpin Funeral Home. She is survived by a daughter, Debbie Schoeppey of Huntington; two sons, Chris Ghent of Fort Smith and Wayne Eubanks of Fort Smith; two sisters, Olene Lyons of Muldrow and June Mullins of St. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Mc Connell Funeral Home. SHIRLEY, ARKANSAS: Adam Wayne Gibbons 23, died October 10, 2009. Cremation arrangements were handled by Roller-Mc Nutt Funeral Home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Hattie Gibbons; two brothers, J. Gibbons and Billy Ray Gibbons; and four sisters, Irene Clark, June Long, Beatrice Harris and Winnie Faye Phillips. Burial was at Richmond Cemetery in Little River County, AR. He belonged to the 1st Baptist Church of Fordyce, was a 50 year Mason, and a member of the American Legion. Services were held at the Benton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Survivors include his sister-in-law, Pam Garofas of West Helena; and two nieces, Kara Garofas of New Orleans, LA and Paula "Kate" Garofas of Jonesboro. She is survived by two sons, Carl David Garrett and John Franklin Garrett, both of Lowell; two daughters, Lois Jean Brown and husband Joe of Lowell, and Doris Ann Burrell and husband Loma of Carthage, MO; a brother, Carl F. Interment was at the IOOF Cemetery in Morrilton under the direction of Wilson and Jarrett Funeral Home. Services were held at the First Assembly of God Church in Jacksonville.Interment was at Corning Cemetery under the direction of Ermert Funeral Home. JONESBORO, ARKANSAS: Nina Geneva Gambill, 68, died December 19, 2002. She is survived by a daughter, Lisa Gambill; three sisters, Dorothy Reed and Ruby Schochler, both of Jonesboro, and Frances Adelizzi of Antioch, IL; and two brothers, L. Services were held at the chapel of Gregg Funeral Home with Rev. She was born June 14, 1933 to the late Van Bennett and Lillie Tanner Bennett. He was born in Decatur to Richard and Susan Gammon. Survivors include his wife, Nancy Ellen Gammon; three daughters, Mrs. *** GANN, Shirley GENTRY, ARKANSAS: Shirley Jo Gann, 69, died October 2, 2005 at her home. Interment was at Douglas Cemetery by Wasson Funeral Home. PINE BLUFF, ARKANSAS: Tom Cornelius Gannaway, 77, died August 27, 2003. Watson, all of Forrest City and Pearlie Barley of Rochester, NY; and 4 grandchildren. of North Little Rock; a brother, Will Price of Momence, IL; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Interment was at Robinson Cemetery with arrangements by Larry G. She is survived by a cousin, Corine Moore and family; her extended family, Danny and Becky Wagnon and family; her church family; and her friends. *** GAZZOLA, Betty GREENWOOD, ARKANSAS: Betty Faye Gazzola, 81, died February 6, 2007. He was a volunteer firefighter for 35 years, and the sexton of Holy Rosary Cemetery for 50 years. He is survived by three children, Matthew, Katie and Mary. She was born on September 27, 1921 to Gus Mark and Ruby Martin. BIRTA, ARKANSAS: Isaac Webb George died December 10, 1903. He served in the Civil War, and was a sergeant in Company I of the 39th Georgia Volunteers. Services were held at Leola Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Abner Payer Gettle.She is survived by three sisters, Lizzie Carter of Pine Bluff, and Beulah Todd and Lillie Moore, both of Indianapolis. She was born November 2, 1935 in Benton County, AR to Robert E. He was born November 15, 1925 to the late Bertha Gannaway. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Chester Gatlin; and a sister, Willie Mae Creer. She attended Greenwood First Baptist Church, and was a member of the Recycled Teenagers Bowling League. She was a homemaker, and attended Woods Chapel Methodist Church. Arrangements were handled by Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Traney Lee Gerhard was born October 24, 1890, died October 28, 1924, and was a U. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Stuttgart. She attended Bonanza Assembly of God, and was active with the Greenwood Senior Citizens' Center. He is survived by his parents; a sister, Rebecka Ann Bradford and husband Rodney of Shirley; two brothers, Joe Linn Burch of Clinton, AR and Michael Allen Burch of Fairfield Bay, AR; his maternal grandmother, Florence Mattly of Bedford, IA; his paternal grandmother, Mary E. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Archie Mattly; his paternal grandfather, Gene Gibbons; and an uncle, Ron Gibbons. Army veteran of World War II, and was a member of the American Legion and the VFW. He is survived by a son, Greg Gibbons of Locust Grove; and 2 grandchildren.of Crossett; 7 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. *** GASS, Oma BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS: Oma Juell Gass, 85, died September 6, 2006.