Wednesday, August 20, 2014

OBITUARIES >> 8-20-14


Chase Ward, 19, of Jacksonville passed away Aug. 17 in Cabot.

He was born Aug. 27, 1994, in Jacksonville to Christie Reddin and Brad Ward.

Chase graduated from Cabot High School in 2012. He was a budding musician and a member of McArthur Assembly of God Church. Chase was preceded in death by two great-grandmothers, Mary Lee Jones and Jane Smith; great-grandfather Charles Ward; cousin Tyler Holsted, and uncle Ronnie Ward.

He is survived by his mother, Christie Reddin of Jacksonville; father, Brad Ward of Cabot; sister, Abbi Ward of Glenwood; grandparents, Stan and Barbara Forshee of Jacksonville, Marsha and Dennis Ward of Cabot, and Ron and Julie Reddin of Conway; two great-grandmothers, Jo Ann Diebold of Phoenix, Ariz., and Frances Reddin of Jacksonville, and three uncles, Bryan Forshee of Sulphur Springs, Texas, Ryan Forshee of Jacksonville, and Mitch Ward and his wife Jessica of Cabot.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at McArthur Assembly of God Church with Mark Bateman and Scott Brandon officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Cabot.

Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 at the church.

Arrangements are by Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home and Crematory.


Kevin Michael Hall, 61, of Jacksonville passed away peacefully on Aug. 17. He was born in Baltimore, Md., on Dec. 2, 1952.

He is sadly mourned by his wife, Pamela Drinkwine Hall; and stepsons, Terry Miller and his wife Samantha, Barry Miller, Chad Murach, and Grant Banks and his wife Miranda.

He is also survived by his sister, Maryann Salyards and her husband Kenneth, and their children, Lauren and Chuks Okoye, Jason and Emily Salyards and Mark Salyards.

He was predeceased by his parents, James and Catherine Hall, and his brother, Stephen Hall.

Kevin had an extremely kind and generous spirit. He could always be counted on to lend a helping hand. Kevin was an Army veteran, an avid car enthusiast and bowler. He enjoyed “Star Trek” and fishing and eating Maryland-style crabs.

Kevin was the proud owner of Comfort Air Systems since 2005 and had been a local business owner for more than 30 years.

He will be especially remembered for his boisterous laugh, helping hands and love for his family.

Visitation will be held from 2 until 4 p.m. and also from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20 at Arkansas Funeral Care. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Lung Association,


Maxine Galloway Wash-burn, 89, of Butlerville was born on March 11, 1925, and went to be with the Lord on Aug. 15.

Maxine was a homemaker who loved to cook and visit with her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Arbell Bass Galloway; husbands, W.P. Stubbelfield and Dr. C. Yulan Washburn; a sister, Alpha Burnett; a nephew, Frankie Burnett, and two baby brothers.

She is survived by her niece, Brenda Higgins and her husband Gordon of Vilonia; a great-niece, Tonya Merritt of Butlerville; a special cousin, Fran Hill and her husband Richard of Beebe; one stepdaughter, Gina Washburn of North Carolina, and lots of cousins and friends who loved her dearly.

The family thanks Dr. Johnson and the staff at The Crossing at Riverside in Searcy.