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Ashley News Observer- Obituaries

Imogean “Jean” Bradford Nichols, 80, of Crossett, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 at Ashley County Medical Center.

Funeral services were Sept. 16 at Cromwell Funeral Home, with Bro. Larry Goza officiating.

She was a retired employee of AVA Vending Co. and a member of Church of Christ on Pine Street.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Doyle Eugene Nichols; an infant granddaughter, Shannon Anette Carter; her parents, Buford and Pearl Boyette Bradford and a brother, J. R. Bradford.

She is survived by a son, Tommy Ray Nichols of Little Rock; two daughters, Donna Jean Delozier and Terri Lynn Haygood, both of Crossett; a sister, Alice Goza of Magnolia; two grandchildren, a great-grandchild and other relatives.
Memorials may be made to the National Autism Association, One Park Avenue, Suite 1, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

Cromwell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Jack Welton Thiele, 64, of Monticello, died Sept. 11, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

Funeral services were Sept. 14 at Magnolia Baptist Church, with burial in Lone Sassafrass Cemetery. Bro. Mike Griffith officiated.

He was a mechanic and a member of Eastside Missionary Baptist Church in Monticello.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, William Emmett and Media Marie Calloway Thiele; his stepmother, Easter Thiele; two brothers, Butch and Glen Thiele and two stepsisters, Earline Sikes and Joyce Moore.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Thiele of Monticello; two sons, Jack Thiele and Shane Thiele, both of Monticello; three daughters, Janet Ashcraft of Pine Bluff, Jackie Anne Legg of Hensley, Ark. and Chadsity Griffith of Hamburg; two sisters, Mary Stuart and Darlene Rotan, both of California; a stepbrother, Frankie Morgan; six stepsisters, Lavon Hutchison, Claudia Clark, Frances Pesnell, Paula Boren, Sue Lester and Vickie Morris; 13 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Jones Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thomas Wilson, 60, of the Cross Roads Community, died Sept. 4, 2014, at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock.

Funeral services were Sept. 13 at First Assembly of God Church, with Bro. Bob Perry officiating.

He was a truck driver and a member of First Assembly of God Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jeffrey and Lois Perry Wilson and a brother, Joe Wilson.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Braddock Wilson of Cross Roads; two sons, Shane Wilson of Shreveport, La. and Shane Pioterek of Hope; a daughter, Rachel Gleason of Patmos; two sisters, Naomi Everett of Patmos and Linda DuFrene; and five grandchildren.

Brazzel/Oakcrest Funeral Home of Hope was in charge of arrangements.

Doris Eugenia Wright Wider, 82 of Dallas, Texas, formerly of Crossett, died Sept. 8, 2014 at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Sept. 21 in Dallas, Texas.

She was a graduate of Missouri School for the Blind and an accomplished pianist, soloist and recording artist.

She was preceded in death by her stepfather, L.M. Wright; her mother, Mary Margaret May Harris; a brother, Larry Melvin Wright and a sister, Eula Mae Slate.

She is survived by a brother, John E. Wright of Effort, Penn.; a sister, Margaret Allen of Dallas, Texas and other relatives.

Cromwell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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