El Dorado News

Wednesday
April 25, 2018
El Dorado News Times

Obituaries

AUGUST J. BOSE

A funeral Mass will be said in August Joseph Bose’s honor on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Church. Following the funeral Mass Military Honors will be presented by the Honor Guard of Little Rock Air Force Base in the parish hall. Memorials may be made to Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 440 W. Main St, El Dorado, AR 71730; The South Arkansas Center on Aging, 106 W. Main, Suite 310, El Dorado, AR 71730 or Life Touch Hospice, 2301 Champagnolle Rd, El Dorado, AR 71730. An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.

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DEMPSEY O. CLAYTON

Funeral for Dempsey Orell Clayton, of Oakland, California, formerly of Emerson, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Pine Hill CME Church, Emerson, with Pastor Michael Story officiating. The eulogist will be Bishop Gary Young, of the New Establishment Word of Faith of Little Rock. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Emerson, under the direction of Henderson Funeral Service. Public visitation will be at the funeral home from noon until 4 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2018, with online guestbook available at www.hendersonsmortuary.com.

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WILLIAM A. GANDY

Funeral for William A. Gandy, 85, of Smackover will be held at 10 a.m. today at the First Baptist Church in Smackover with the Rev. Carly Davis officiating. Buril will follow at Smackover Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Smackover Family Life Center, 201 W. 7th St., Smackover, AR 71762. An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.

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ELZIA HARDEN

Funeral for Elzia Harden, of Magnolia, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at A.C. Henderson Memorial Chapel, 614 Calhoun Rd., Magnolia, with the Rev. Victor Morgan officiating. Burial will be in Kings Hill Cemetery, Magnolia, under the direction of Henderson Funeral Service. Calling hours will be from noon until 4 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Henderson’s Mortuary, 614 Calhoun Rd., Magnolia. Online guestbook available at www.hendersonsmortuary.com.

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BOBBY E. PHILLIPS

Funeral for Bobby E. Phillips, 80, of El Dorado will be held at 2 p.m. today at Young’s Chapel with the Rev. Jonathan Kelley officiating. Interment will follow at Arlington Memorial Park under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors. Memorials may be made to Missions of First Baptist Church, 200 W. Main, El Dorado or to Nailbenders for Jesus.com. An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.

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CLARA M. SAVAGE

Funeral for Clara M. Savage, 83, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Spearsville, Louisiana, with the Rev. James Douglas pastor/officiating. Interment will follow at the Countyline Baptist Church Cemetery in Spearsville. Visitation will be held from 2 until 5 p.m. and Family Hour (Wake) from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2018 at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville, Louisiana. Services entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Farmerville, Louisiana.

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DORIS TURNER

Doris Turner, 46, of Texarkana, formerly of Magnolia, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018 at her home. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Henderson Funeral Service, www.hendersonsmortuary.com.

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AUGUST J. BOSE

August Joseph Bose (A.J.) passed away April 13, 2018 at 83 years of age. A.J. was a native and long time resident of New Orleans, Louisiana and lived his last years with his daughter and family in El Dorado, Arkansas. He was born to Mr. and Mrs. William Joseph (Lucille Acosta) Bose on June 17, 1934. He was the youngest of five children and was preceded in death by three siblings, Warren Bose, Margaret Bose Dawson (Bob), Bessie Bose Cerise (Vic). He has one surviving sibling, William Bose (Marge) of Jefferson City, Missouri. A.J. graduated from Redemptorist High School in New Orleans and joined the Air Force to served his country. He was an Airborne Radio Operator during the Korean War, where he was stationed at Châteauroux-Déols Air Base in France. After his service, he returned home to New Orleans to work at Exxon Mobil Refinery in Chalmette, Louisiana as a Terminal Manager. While working and having a family, he continued his education at Loyola University earning his Business Degree. He worked at Exxon Mobil for 32 years until retirement and continued part-time employment with Freeman at the New Orleans Convention Center. A.J. was formerly married to Mary Alice Ribaul Bose of Gretna and they have four children. Survived by all of his children, Dr. William Bose (Dr. Shelia Palmer) of Mobile, Alabama; Robert Bose of Covington, Louisiana; Bernard Bose of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Mary Bose Anreder (Dr. Michael Anreder) of El Dorado. He has eight grandchildren, Mercedes Bose Klebba (Danny), Jake Bose, Jane Bose, Alex Schexnaydre, Bobby Bose, Sophia Anreder, Juliet Anreder and Max Anreder, two great grandchildren, Dylan Bose & Lydia Klebba, and many nieces and nephews. A funeral Mass will be said in his honor on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Church. Following the funeral Mass Military Honors will be presented by the Honor Guard of Little Rock Air Force Base in the parish hall. Memorials may be made to Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 440 W. Main St, El Dorado, AR 71730; The South Arkansas Center on Aging, 106 W. Main, Suite 310, El Dorado, AR 71730 or Life Touch Hospice, 2301 Champagnolle Rd, El Dorado, AR 71730. An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.

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WILLIAM GANDY

William A. Gandy, 85, of Smackover, passed away, Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Courtyard Health and Rehab. He was born May 2, 1932, to Clyde and Johnnie Irene Martin Gandy in Smackover. He was a self-employed oilfield contractor and a member of First Baptist Church of Smackover. He enjoyed fishing, duck hunting and camping and had a love for grilling and spending time with his grandchildren. William is preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Blonnie, Ruth, Oneta, Billie Jean; three brothers, James, Clyde Lee, Newton; and wife of 50 years, Doris Jean Burns Gandy. Survivors include his two daughters, Vicki deYampert (Gary) of Smackover, Cathy Durain of Haughton, Louisiana; three grandchildren, Eric deYampert (Casey) of El Dorado, Tiffany Dortch (Michael) of Haughton, Louisiana, Allison Durain (fiancée Joe Pawlus) of Little Rock; four great grandchildren, Ellye and Beckett deYampert, Christian and Reagan Dortch; sister, Martha “Mott” Sellers (Charlie) of El Dorado; and special niece, Glenda Rabun of El Dorado. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Young’s. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in Smackover with the Rev. Carly Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Smackover Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors. The family would like to thank Dr. Richard Davis and the staff of Courtyard Health and Rehab for the loving care given to Mr. Gandy. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Smackover Family Life Center, 201 W. 7th St., Smackover, AR 71762. An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.

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BOBBY E. PHILLIPS

Bobby E. Phillips, 80, of El Dorado, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Hudson Nursing Home. He was born July 10, 1937, to O.C. and Nellie M. Forsythe Phillips in North Little Rock, who preceded him in death. He was a retired butcher and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Bobby never met a stranger. He had a servant’s heart and was a craftsman. Bobby loved antiques, and he loved the Lord and his church. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Phillips; two daughters, Jan Collins (Thomas), Shelly Owens (Keith); son, Chris Phillips (Karla) all of El Dorado; three grandsons, Ryan T. Collins (Sarah) of Alexandria, Virginia, Blaine Phillips; granddaughter, Paige Owens (Shane); four great grandchildren, Beckett Collins, Trenton, Hunter, and Emma Grace Owens; special cousin, Jim Forsythe (Kathy) of Bearden; and numerous other cousins. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Young’s. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Young’s Chapel with the Rev. Jonathan Kelley officiating. Interment will follow at Arlington Memorial Park under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors. Memorials may be made to Missions of First Baptist Church, 200 West Main, El Dorado or to Nailbenders for Jesus.com. An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.

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JASMINE BOYD

Services for Jasmine Wilson Boyd, 40, will be held at noon today at the Morehouse Convention Center in Collingston, Louisiana. Interment will follow at the HV Adams Cemetery in Bastrop. Services Entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, Farmerville Louisiana.

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CLYDE L. HUNT

Visitation for Clyde Lee Hunt, 83, of El Dorado will be from 10 until 11 a.m. today at Young’s Funeral Directors. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. at Young’s Funeral Directors.

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BOBBY E. PHILLIPS

Bobby E. Phillips, 80, of El Dorado, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Hudson Nursing Home. Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Young’s. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Young’s Chapel with Rev. Jonathan Kelley officiating. Interment will follow at Arlington Memorial Park under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors.

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WILLIAM A. GANDY

William A. Gandy, 85, of Smackover, passed away, Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Courtyard Health and Rehab. He was born May 2, 1932, to Clyde and Johnnie Irene Martin Gandy in Smackover, AR. He was a self-employed oilfield contractor and a member of First Baptist Church of Smackover. He enjoyed fishing, duck hunting and camping and had a love for grilling and spending time with his grandchildren. William is preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Blonnie, Ruth, Oneta, Billie Jean; three brothers, James, Clyde Lee, Newton; and wife of 50 years, Doris Jean Burns Gandy. Survivors include his two daughters, Vicki deYampert (Gary) of Smackover, Cathy Durain of Haughton, LA; three grandchildren, Eric deYampert (Casey) of El Dorado, AR, Tiffany Dortch (Michael) of Haughton, LA, Allison Durain (fiancée Joe Pawlus) of Little Rock; four great grandchildren, Ellye and Beckett deYampert, Christian and Reagan Dortch; sister, Martha “Mott” Sellers (Charlie) of El Dorado AR; and special niece, Glenda Rabun of El Dorado. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 pm. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Young’s. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in Smackover with Rev. Carly Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Smackover Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors. The family would like to thank Dr. Richard Davis and the staff of Courtyard Health and Rehab for the loving care given to Mr. Gandy.

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DIANNE K. HERNDON

Dianne K. Herndon, 69, of Huttig, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018 in Little Rock, AR. She was born November 10, 1948 to John Patrick and Clare Pearl Dobson Nelson in Huttig, AR. Preceding her in death are her parents; son, Kenneth Knight; daughter, Laura Ann Knight; and grandson, Christopher Paul Xavier Knight. Survivors include her granddaughter, Crystal Knight of Huttig; sister, Patsy Snell of Huttig; niece, Lisa Knight of Marshall, AR; and a host of nieces and nephews. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Young’s Funeral Directors. An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com Memorial may be made to the First Baptist Church of Smackover Family Life Center, 201 W. 7th St., Smackover, AR 71762. An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.

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