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HAROLD JAMESON

Harold Camp Jameson, 88, of Magnolia, AR died Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at his residence.

Harold was born on September 26, 1932 in Columbia County, AR. He was preceded in death by his parents John Jefferson (Jay) Jameson and Nell Camp Jameson; brother John Travis Jameson; niece Jamie Smith Baker; and brother in law David Thomas Smith.

Harold is survived by his wife of 63 years Betty (Greene) Jameson of Magnolia; son Jay (Tamara) Jameson of Searcy; daughter Jill (Marc) Anderson of Conway; grandchildren Weston (Lauren) Jameson of Jonesboro, Trey Jameson and Hannah Jameson of Searcy, Mallory and Madeline Anderson of Conway; great grandchildren Berklee and Kelynn Jameson of Jonesboro; sister Sue Smith of Magnolia; brother in law John (Kathryn) Greene of Lufkin, TX; sister-in-law Jane Jameson of Rockwall, TX; nephews and nieces Todd (Joanna) Smith of Magnolia, Cynthia (Terry) Allen and Melissa (Tim) Moseley of Rockwall, TX, Christi (Derrick) Knight of Flower Mound, TX, Carey Baker of Magnolia, John Kristin (Aran) Greene of Lufkin, TX, and Joel (Demea) Greene of Blanchard, OK; a host of great nephews and nieces, extended family, and friends.

Harold graduated from Magnolia High School in 1950 and Southern State College (Southern Arkansas University) in 1954. He was employed by the United States Postal Service for 31 years, he served in the United States Army National Guard retiring as First Sergeant after 34 ½ years, was the Banner News Sports Editor for over 40 years, served as Sports Information Director for 13 additional years at SAU. He also corresponded with the Arkansas Gazette and Democrat, Shreveport Times, Texarkana Gazette, and El Dorado News Times.

Harold accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior when he was 12 years old and was immersed by Baptism. He was a conservative Methodist for 62 years and a member of the Philadelphia, Jackson Street, and Asbury Methodist Churches. He was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Choir and the Methodist Men, served as a Steward, chaired the Pastor Parish Relations Committee, was a substitute Sunday school teacher, and served on numerous church boards. He became a member of the Central Baptist Church in 2007 where he has been a member for 13 years. He has been a Gideon and belonged to the Magnolia Tuesday Morning Men’s Prayer Breakfast Group for many years.

In 2004, Harold was inducted into the Southern Arkansas University Sports Hall of Fame, received the Distinguished Service Award by the Arkansas Activities Association for 2006 and 2007, the Lifetime Achievement Award from SAU in 2007, and a Christian of the Month plaque from Asbury United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be held on today, December 4, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. at Magnolia Memorial Park Cemetery with a graveside service following at 2 p.m. with Harold’s brother in law, Dr. John Greene of the Harmony Hill Baptist Church in Lufkin, TX officiating under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. in Magnolia. Due to COVID-19 Masks are Required.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Men’s Sunday School class, The Gideon’s of Magnolia, and the Magnolia Tuesday Morning Men’s Prayer Breakfast Group.

The family requests memorial donations be made to the SAU Athletic Department, c/o Southern Arkansas University Foundation, PO Box 9174, Magnolia, AR 71754.

To sign the online guest book or to share a memory visit www.lewisfuneralhome.biz.

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CORRIE HAYNES

Corrie Mae (Garrett) Haynes, 88, of Luling, LA, formerly of Magnolia, AR, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020 at her residence.

Corrie was born on September 15, 1932 in Magnolia, AR to the late Asa and Essie Mae (Heath) Garrett. She was a homemaker and a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church. She was also a member of the Busy Bee’s Traveling Club, Square Dance Club, Bowling League, and loved to travel and volunteer at the church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband John William Haynes, Jr. Corrie is survived by her children John William Haynes, III, Kenneth Gene Haynes and wife Myra, George Ray Haynes, and Connie Scholtens and husband Breck; grandchildren Caitlyn Roux and husband Brent Roux, Jamie Lynn Brenning and husband Donald Glenn Brenning, Jason William Bovingdon, Jennifer Lee Nagim and husband Christopher Blake Nagim; great grandchildren Christopher Joseph Brenning, Aubrey Bernice Brenning, Dylan Lamar Bovingdon, Emily Diane Bovingdon, Blake Abraham Nagim, Kali Mae Scholtens, and Kourtni Marie Scholtens.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Western Cemetery in Plainfield, AR with Dr. Eric Goble officiating under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. in Magnolia, AR.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to a Breast Cancer or Alzheimer’s charity or to a local Food Bank of donor’s choice.

To sign the online guest book or to share a memory visit www.lewisfuneralhome.biz.

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SAMMY SANDERS

Sammy Sanders, 79, of Cotton Valley, LA, formerly of Magnolia, AR, passed away Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at the Willis Knighton-North Medical Center in Shreveport, LA.

Sammy was born on August 20, 1941 in Magnolia, Arkansas. He was a 1959 graduate of Magnolia High School. He went to work at an early age and quickly developed a strong work ethic. He married his junior high school sweetheart, Shirley Bridges, in 1960 and were married for 55 years.

Sammy worked many aspects of the oil field industry on land and offshore for over 40 years. He retired from the Pennzoil Oil Company in 1997. He and Shirley working together, grew and sold produce, including Fomby watermelons. After retirement, Sammy worked full time in the hayfield.

In 2017, he was blessed again to marry Janette (Cole) Harper. They worked side by side in the hayfield and enjoyed hunting together.

Sammy was a member of the Unity Baptist Church in Cotton Valley, LA, the Cotton Valley Hunting Club, and the Cotton Valley Deer Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents Heston and Vivian (Sneed) Sanders, his first wife Shirley (Bridges) Sanders, and daughter Debbie Goldsby. Sammy is survived by his wife of 3 years Jannette (Cole) Sanders of Cotton Valley, LA, son Larry (Becky) Sanders of Cotton Valley, LA, grandchildren Amber (Ed) Coderre of Sibley, LA and Ashley (Shane) Fuller of Magnolia, AR, great grandchildren Hazen Fuller, Tanner Fuller, Holdyn Fuller, Maeson Fuller, and Bryston Fuller all of Magnolia, step granddaughter Barbara Williamson of Minden, LA, and a host of extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held on today, December 4, 2020 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Unity Baptist Church in Cotton Valley, LA. Graveside services will be held on Sunday, December 6 at 2 p.m. at the Barlow Cemetery in Magnolia with Bro. Gene Gibson officiating under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. in Magnolia.

Pallbearers will be David Arnold, Frank Heckendom, Kenneth Harvey, Mike Hollinshead, Cory Cantor, Tommy Edwards, Kendall Morgan, and Cody Cox. Honorary pallbearers will be Chuck Goode, Tootum Holtzclaw, Gene Hansom, Donald Ray Perkins, and the Cotton Valley Hunting Club Dog Hunters.

The family requests memorial donations be made to the Unity Baptist Church, PO Box 606, Cotton Valley, LA 71018.

To sign the online guest book or to share a memory visit www.lewisfuneralhome.biz.

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