PARKERS CHAPEL - Millie Jo Harris, 90, of Parkers Chapel, formerly of Hot Springs, peacefully entered her eternal home surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, October 16, 2017, at John R. Williamson LifeTouch Hospice. She was born on December 22, 1926, in Monroe, Ark., to Lester D. Ball and Geneva Ball. She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Carrol D. Harris. She is survived by her son, Jim (Debbie) Harris of Redfield; daughter, Sandy (John) Gross of Parkers Chapel; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Trafton Ball and L.D. Ball; sister, Corinne Wilson; and two grandchildren, Carrie Elizabeth Harris and Corrie Gross Bechtelheimer.
After graduating from Wynne High School, she attended Arkansas State University majoring in Business. She was a bookkeeper for Reid-Holcomb Construction Company in Indianapolis, Ind., for ten years before moving to Hot Springs where she was the bookkeeper and office manager for K-Mart. She retired from K-Mart after more than 30 years of loyal service. While in Hot Springs, she was active in the Elks Lodge Women’s Organization, Belles and Beaus, Pilot Club, and she attended First Baptist Church. After retirement, she and her husband moved to Parkers Chapel to be closer to her family. She attended Immanuel Baptist Church and was a member of Alpha Xi Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha. She loved spending time playing cards and bunko with her family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. Thursday evening at Young’s Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held at 1 on Friday, under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home, at the Old Parkers Chapel Cemetery with Brother Jimmy Meek officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to HOPE Landing, Inc. at PO Box 10215, El Dorado, AR 71730 or to #teamcorrie Cancer Foundation, 401 Parker Drive, El Dorado, AR 71730.
An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com
Rev. Leo Gardner, 94, of Pine Bluff, Ark. passed Sunday, October 15, 2017. Service arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, Ark.
DALLAS, TEXAS - Mrs. Dorotha “Dorothy” Hall, 99, of Dallas, Texas passed October 17, 2017.
Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, Ark.
ALTHEIMER - Mrs. Margaret Moore, 64, of Altheimer, Ark. passed Sunday, October 15, 2017.
Service arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, Ark.
SHERIDAN - Betty Jo Frizzell Payer of Sheridan, Ark. was born August 27, 1938 in Humphrey, Ark., the daughter of the late Edgar and Jessie Morris Frizzell. She was a member of Humphrey Baptist Church.
Mrs. Payer died Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock, at the age of 79.
She enjoyed shopping, going to the lake, cooking, spending time with her children and grandchildren and helping others. She was very supportive of her husband in his work and hobbies.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Eddie Payer, brother, Bobby Frizzell and his wife Micky.
Survivors: husband, William D. “Billy” Payer of Sheridan; son, Bryan Payer and Carla Shipman of Sheridan; daughter, Gail Payer of Little Rock; brother, Wayne and wife Martha Frizzell of Stuttgart; sister, Patricia and husband Tim Ables of Humphrey; grandchildren, Zachary Payer, Tyler Payer and Hunter Payer; 1 great grandchild, Collin Payer and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral service will be 2 P.M. Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Humphrey Baptist Church with Bro. Bobby McPherson officiating. Burial will follow at Flynn Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service from 1 P.M. until service time.
Arrangements by Memorial Gardens Funeral Home of Sheridan (870) 942-1306. www.memorialgardenssheridan.com