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Classmates Obituaries - Letter H

These obituaries correspond with the yearbooks that are listed on this website.  Whenever possible, the source of the obituary will be shown as well as the date.


Hammond, Harry L. - Harry L. Hammond, 77, of Hot Springs passed away, Monday, February 1, 2010.
He was born on January 1, 1933, in Hot Springs, Arkansas, the son of John Ezekiel and Florence Amy (Hayes) Hammond.
His parents, brothers Johnny Hayes and Franklin Delano Hammond, and half-sister Norma Johnnell Joyce, step-brother Bryon Avery, step-sisters, Nettie Ruth (Avery), Helen (Avery) Frazier, predeceased Harry.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years Deborah (McDonough) Hammond and numerous nieces and nephews.
Harry was an active member of the Hot Springs Chapter of the Ostomy Associates of America, Ouachita Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society and the Hot Springs Geology Club. Also, Harry was an avid photographer with his greatest collection and pride and joy being his various pictures of barns located in Arkansas, Ohio, and Illinois.
After graduation from Hot Springs High School in 1950 he entered the US Navy. The Korean War began during his third week in training and was assigned to the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Princeton and served his entire time as engine room machinist. Upon discharge he was employed at commercial land US Navy shipyards in the San Francisco, California, area as supervisor, contract estimator and negotiator and managerial positions for 25 years. His final assignment was nuclear submarines which, in turn, led to a new career, commercial nuclear fueled power plants such as Ano in Russellville and several others on the eastern sea board. His final and greatest achievement was a two-year contract at a nuclear warhead plant in Southeast USA followed by retirement in 2000.
Visitation will be Thursday, February 4, 2010, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Hot Springs Funeral Home.
The service will be Friday, February 5, at 11:00 a.m. at Harvey's Chapel Baptist Church on Mountain Pine Road in Hot Springs. Brother Joe Thompson will officiate with Brother Steven Ellison. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Don Ballard, Bill Love, Tommy Freeman, Jim Owen, Wayne Ball and David Ball.
Honorary pallbearers are the Men and Women's Sunday School classes, Sunday School teachers, and the choir of Harvey's Chapel Baptist Church, Members of Ostomy Associates of American, Hot Springs Chapter, Ouachita Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society, Hot Springs Geology Club and members, Hot Springs High School Class of 1950, Dus Spivey, Sandy and Keith Mclnroe, Gene and Yvonne George, Tommy and Jill Fletcher, Rachel Garner, Drs. Robert McCrary and Richard Gardial and staffs, David Black, Ray, Doris Gilbert, Forrest Frazier, Beth and Glenn Duncan, Chuck and Tina Langley, Bill Kimball, the staff of Hot Springs Dialysis and inpatient Arkansas Hospice at St. Joseph Medical Center.   [from Hot Springs Funeral Home online obituary]  [Class of 1950]

Harrington, Mary Louisa Harmon - Beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, Mary Louise Harrington, 79, of Hot Springs, went home to be with her Lord on June 9, 2009. She was born December 15, 1929, in Hot Springs to the late James E. and Myrtle Dashner Harmon, Sr. She enjoyed doing ceramics and did beautiful, delicate work. Mary Louise was a nursery worker at Second Baptist. Many years ago, she also volunteered at First Step School, where she was voted Grandmother of the Year. She was a charter member of Hot Springs Baptist Church. Mary Louise and Murl Harrington were married June 7, 1949, and just celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
Mary Louise was blessed with special neighbors: Mike and Beth Oliver, Russell and Allison Britt, David Pierce and the Matlocks. Denise Wehunt Brown was a special friend and helpmate.
Loving survivors include her husband, Murl Harrington, a son, Rick Harrington and his wife, Cathy, granddaughter, Lois Marie Harrington, step-granddaughters: Kelly Johnson and Brandy Rowton, step great-grandchildren: Jada, Adam, Stephanie, and Jonathon, a brother, James E. Harmon, Jr., and his wife, Mary Lou, of Washington State; a sister Sally Hunt and her husband, Ben, of Batesville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 11, 2009, at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home with Rev. Shane Robertson officiating. Burial will follow at Morning Star Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Ben Hunt, Guary Hunt, Lloyd Harrington, Neal Johnson, John Horner, David Pierce, and Robert Brown. Honorary pallbearers are Rex and Jerri Wehunt, Jack and Polly Bales.
Arrangements are by Caruth-Hale Funeral Home.   [from Caruth-Hale Funeral Home online obituary]    [Class of 1949]

Harris, Don - Montague, Prince Edward Island — Don Harris, of Montague, Prince Edward Island, died suddenly on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the Kings County Hospital.
Don was born on Jan. 21, 1940, in Hot Springs. He was the son of the late Alvin and Elizabeth Harris.
Don lived in Hot Springs and graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1958. He moved to Florida to attend college and later moved to Nova Scotia as an archeologist at Fort Louisbourg. He was an avid cyclist who frequently visited Parkside Cycle, bread maker, horse lover and skilled snooker player. He visited Hot Springs several times a year and visited with family and friends.
Don will be sadly missed by his wife, Jane; children, Donald Rhys (Carole) Harris of Florida, Jacob (Tara) Harris of Calgary, Alberta, Alison Harris of St. John’s, Newfoundland; and granddaughters, Sophie and Charlotte. Don is also survived by siblings, Patricia Partin of California, Nancy (Bill) Harris of Hot Springs, David (Dayna) Harris of Arizona, Tanna (Greg) Harris and Clay (Lisa) Harris of Florida, Ricky (Tina) Harris of Colorado, Lisa (Gary) Harris Orr of Idaho and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial gathering was held July 27, 2013 at the Harris’ home in Montague.    [from Sentinel-Record obituary]    [Class of 1958]

Harrison, Lorin R. - Lorin R. Harrison, Jr., 70, of Hot Springs died Monday, August 26, 2002, in a local hospital.
Born January 8, 1932, at Mossville, he was a retired U.S. Navy senior chief petty officer, Korea War and Vietnam veteran, deacon of Oak Hill Missionary Baptist Church, former owner of Cobra Grocery Store and member of Masonic Lodge 419.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Harrison of Hot Springs; one son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Georgia Harrison of Hot Springs; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Ralph and Eithel Harrison of Hot Springs, Walley and Estella Harrison of Greenwood, Indiana, and Sam and Gwen Harrison of Davis, Colorado; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Roxie and Arthur Austin of Arvado, Colorado, and Virginia and Raymond Dodd of Hot Springs; one grandchild, David R. Harrison; nieces; and nephews.
The service will be 10 a.m. Thursday in Caruth-Hale Funeral Home chapel with Brother Albert Houpt officiating.
Pallbearers will be Oak Hill Missionary Baptist Church deacons.
Honorary pallbearers are his nieces and nephews, Oak Hill Missionary Baptist Church members, John Smith, Roy Smith, Raymond Dodd, Arthur Austin, J. E. Edgmon, Corey Green, Benjamin Wright, Joshua Gilliam, Drs. Timothy Webb, Robert Johnson, Kimberly Agee, Matthew Hulsey and Richard Finch, and St. Joseph's Mercy Health Center nursing staff.
Burial will be in Morning Star Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Oak Hill Missionary Baptist Church.  [Sentinel-Record; date unknown] [Class of 1950]

Harrison, Richard Gilford - Richard Gilford Harrison, 74, of Hot Springs died Sunday, April 2, 2006, surrounded by his family.
Born May 18, 1931, in Hot Springs to the late Gilford and Marie "Midge" Harrison.  He was a retired Air Force Major, a member of Grand Avenue United Methodist Church and a member of the Downtown Lions Club for 20 years...He was president and third generation of Harrison Construction Company.  He retired in 2003.
He was survived by his wife of 40 years, Betty Pullen Harrison and his four children:  son Michael Harrison and wife Michelle of Hot Springs, daughter Robin Harrison of Little Rock, Richard Harrison of Buckville, and daughter Cindy Stapleton of Buckville; grandchildren Lauren Elizabeth Harrison, Beth Fisher and Ricky Stapleton; great-granddaughter Bailey Fisher; one sister Martha Poe of Hot Springs; stepmother Eileen Harrison of Hot Springs...
Honorary pallbearers will be Ben and Joe Kaufman, employees of Harrison Construction Company, Shannon Montgomery, John Umphers, Etsel Maddox of Colorado Springs, Colorado, members of the Shelly Valley Gun Club, Danny Daniels, Ken Barker, neighbors of Clifton Properties, Joe Mouton and brother-in-law Don Pullen...
Memorials should be sent to Grand Avenue United Methodist Church at 841 Quapaw, Hot Springs, AR 71901.
Services will be conducted by the Rev. David Crooks, pastor of Grand Avenue United Methodist Church...  (Caruth-Hale Funeral Home) [Sentinel-Record, April 4, 2006] [Class of 1949]

Hickman, Jane Evelyn Priddy - Jane Evelyn Hickman, of Hot Springs, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, November 14, 2006.
She was born in Hot Springs to Eugene J. and Alice Ruth Cox Priddy.  She was a retired secretary for the Arkansas Rehabilitation Center and a member of Piney Baptist Church.  She was past vice president of the Business and Professional Women's Club. She was a member of South Hot Springs Lioness Club and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She was predeceased by her father, Eugene J. Priddy, her husband, Jay H. Hickman, and a granddaughter, Kimberly M. Hickman.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Alan and Jane Hickman of Hot Springs, and Jay Alden and Marie Hickman of Hot Springs Village; her mother, Alice Ruth Priddy, of Hot Springs; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Danny and Carolyn Priddy and David Priddy and his fiancee, Wanda Stephens, all of Hot Springs; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Ruth Elaine Cooper of Hot Springs, Ruby and Gordon Barnette of Hot Springs Village, and Margaret and George Tingle of Orlando, Florida; four grandchildren, Rebecca Wyckoff, Alan and Jessica Hickman, Jr., Landon Hickman and Kymber Hickman; two great-granddaughters, Caitlin Wyckoff and Kyrsti Hickman; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Hot Springs Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Catcher officiating.
Pallbearers are Alan Hickman, Jay Alden Hickman, Alan Hickman, Jr., Michael Tingle, Landon Hickman, Danny Priddy, and David Priddy.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Martin Koehn, Arkansas Hospice, Linda Davis, and members of Piney Baptist Church.
Burial will be in Hughes Cemetery in Mountain Pine.
Memorials have been designated to the Piney Baptist Church.  [Sentinel-Record; date unknown] [Class of 1950]

Hill, Betty C. Powell - Betty C. Hill, 79, of Hot Springs, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014. She was born April 21, 1934, in Hot Springs, Arkansas, to the late Rellous and Lona Powell. P
receding her in death were her husband of fifty years, Richard A. “Skip” Hill and grandson Richard A. Hill III.
Survivors include four daughters and one son: Carol and Carroll Sullivan of Gulf Breeze, Florida; Connie Hill of Hot Springs; Cindy and Ricky Lee of Shreveport, Louisiana; Richard A. Hill Jr. of Alexander, Arkansas; and Cheryl and Jeff Goslee of Hot Springs. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three sisters: Josie Davis of Van Buren, Arkansas; Geraldine Brodrick of Hot Springs; and Pat Scott of Point Cedar, Arkansas; who was also her best friend; and brother-in-law Clark Hill of West Monroe, Louisiana.
The family wishes to extend special thanks to the caring staff of Arkansas Hospice.
A celebration of Betty’s life will be at one o’clock sharp on March 16, 2014, at the home of her fantastic granddaughter Karen Horton.    [from Caruth-Hale Funeral Home online obituary] [Class of 1953]

Hill, Sam H., Jr. - Sam H. Hill, Jr., 71, of Hot Springs, died Friday, March 5, 2004.
Born August 3, 1932, at Hot Springs to Sam H. and Hattie Mays Hill, Sr., he attended the University of Tennessee, practiced dentistry in Hot Springs for over 40 years and member of Grand Avenue United Methodist Church.  He was predeceased by his wife, Pam Gibson Hill; and one son.
Survivors include one son, Sam H. Hill III of Hot Springs; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Sammi Wilson of Hot Springs, Beverly and Kenny Copeland of Texarkana, Texas, Traci and Michael Chaver of Bastrop, Texas, and Kim and Lee Parris of Cabot; seven grandchildren; and one sister and brother-in-law, Connie and Roy Gray of McKinney, Texas.
The service will be 10 a.m. Monday in Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel.  [Sentinel-Record; date unknown] [Class of 1950]

Hogaboom, Edwin Dell - Edwin D. Hogaboom, 76, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2013. He was born May 14, 1937, in Hot Springs, Arkansas, the son on G. E. and Martha Hogaboom.
Ed enjoyed a long career as a C.P.A., was a loving father and husband, and an avid Razorback fan. He was a graduate of the University of Arkansas and served in the U.S. Navy Reserves, retiring in 1991. On September 23, 1972, he married Lynda Lindsey Hogaboom, his wife of 41 years.
He is preceded in death by four brothers; Dr. Gilbert Hogaboom, Lindrel Hogaboom Sr., Charles Abell, and Carroll Abell, and a son-in-law, Thomas Harber.
Survivors include his wife, Lynda, his son, Dennis Hogaboom and wife Leslie of Atlanta, Georgia; daughter, Lindsey Hogaboom Harber of Atlanta, Georgia; sister, Martha Pearson of Victoria, Texas, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 13, 2013, at Gross Mortuary, followed by a 2:00 p.m. service. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Dennis Hogaboom, Jan Hogaboom and Lindrel Hogaboom Jr., Paul Maddox, Ronnie Wallace, and Robert Pearson. Honorary pallbearers include the board of directors of the Buckstaff Bathhouse, Elizabeth Robbins and the volunteer staff at the Garland County Historical Society, and the Mercy Hospital emergency room staff. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Garland County Historical society, 328 Quapaw, Hot Springs, AR 71901, First Baptist Church, 2350 Central Ave., Hot Springs, AR, or a charity of your choice.    [from the Gross Funeral Home online obituary]    [Class of 1955]

Hogue, Barbara Martin - Barbara Martin Hogue, 54, of Hot Springs died Sunday, February 21, 1999, at home.
She was a member of Hot Springs Duplicate Bridge Club where she attained the status of Bronze Life Master, past president of YWCA, board member and past president of Hot Springs Junior Auxiliary and co-owner and president of National Air Express, Inc.
Survivors include her husband, Paul J. Hogue; one son, Rick Hogue of Hot Springs; one daughter, Janet Rumohr of Owensboro, Kentucky; one sister, Patricia Eudy of Little Rock; two brothers Bill Martin of Tampa, Florida, and Brian Martin of Kansas City, Kansas; and two grandchildren, Adam Rumohr and Allison Rumohr.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at 200 James Drive.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Garland County Library.    [from the Sentinel-Record, date unknown]    [Class of 1962]

Hogue, Paul James - Paul James Hogue, 69, of Hot Springs, died January 12, 2014. He graduated from Hot Springs High School, Hendrix College and the University of Arkansas Law School. Practicing law in Hot Springs was his lifelong career. Paul was an avid bridge player, attaining Life Master status and playing daily.
He is predeceased by his father, Vernon Hogue and his wife, Barbara Martin Hogue.
Survivors include his mother, Evelyn Bradford Hogue, his son, Rick Hogue, his daughter, Janet Hogue Rumohr and sister-in-law, Patricia Patenotte Eudy.
There will be no service or visitation.
The family requests that you make a donation in his name to the Garland County Humane Society in lieu of flowers.     [from Caruth-Hale Funeral Home online obituary]    [Class of 1962]

Hoover, Vivian Frances Tillman - Vivian Frances Hoover, age 71, went to be with the Lord on November 4, 2003, after a short battle with cancer.
Vivian was born on July 22, 1932, to Arthur and Maudie Tillman in Hot Springs.  She will always be remembered as a loving mother, for her good sense of humor, her thoughtfulness and for her devotion to her husband, William Hoover.  Vivian was a quiet woman who liked to garden and had an obvious green thumb.  She enjoyed art and decorating and her home was filled with hand-painted pots, vases, pictures and even furniture.  She and William lived in Hot Springs for 15 years before moving to be near family in Rockwall, Texas.  Vivian and William were members of Grand Avenue Untied Methodist Church in Hot Springs.
Vivian is survived by her husband of 52 years, William Clyde Hoover; her son, William Hoover and wife, Renee of Paola, Kansas; son, Chris Hoover and wife, Betsy of Rockwall; daughter, Wendy Caston and husband, John of Jacksonville, Florida; brother, Richard Tillman and wife, Dorothy of Richardson, Texas; ten grandchildren, Amanda Spiess and husband, Martin; Jennifer Wlker and husband Allen; Mikaleb, Tanner and Brandy Hoover; Daniel, Madeline and Elliot Hoover; and Samantha and Seth Caston; and many other relatives and friends.
Although Vivian is not physically with us any longer, we look forward to seeing her agian in glory.  Our assurance remains in knowing that for us in Christ, death has no victory: Phil. 1:21 "To live in Christ, to die is gain."
Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 11, 2003, at Grand Avenue Methodist Church in Hot Springs with Dr. David Crooks, minister, officiating.  Private burial will follow at Cunningham Cemetery.  [Sentinel-Record; date unknown] [Class of 1950]

Houser, Barbara Ann Bunn - Barbara Bunn Houser of Little Rock died February 25, 2011. Patti, as she was know to friends and family, was born October 30, 1937, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Her parents were William Buel Bunn and Margaret Macie Tittle Bunn. In 1963, she married B. J. Houser who survives. Survivors are her daughter, Susan Fuller and her husband, Dr. Jim Fuller; her son, Parker Houser and his wife, Diana; and grandchildren, Ashley Fuller, Clint Fuller, and William Robert Houser; a brother, David Bunn and wife, Susan, of Hot Springs; and sister, Bobbye Henry of New Boston, Texas; nieces, Janet Willis and Virginia Guneyli: and nephew, Buck Bunn.
Barbara grew up in Hot Springs; after graduation from Hot Springs High School, she worked for several years in Washington, D.C. and from 1957 to 1960 worked for Mrs. Eisenhower as a member of the White House Social Staff. She later began working for the Social Security Administration in Hot Springs and retired from that agency after a 30 year career in government service.
No flowers, please. Barbara was an inveterate and eclectic reader. Memorials to the Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901 would please her.
A memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 5, First United Methodist Church, Little Rock. Arrangements by North Little Rock Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1921 Main, 758-1170. [from North Little Rock Funeral Home online obituary] [Class of 1955]

Howard, Harry Boyd, Jr. - Boyd Howard, 77, of Hot Springs, died Monday, September 1, 2008, at a local hospital.  He was born June 16, 1931, to the late Louise McMillan Howard and Harry B. Howard, Sr., in Hot Springs.
Mr. Howard was a route supervisor for Borden Dairy, a member of Central Baptist Church and United States Marine Veteran.  He was predeceased by his parents and his wife, Betty Jewel Howard.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Phillip and Jeana Howard, of Hot Springs; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Robert M. Howard, of Houston, Texas, and Mike and Darcye Howard, of Mabelvale, Arkansas; nine grandchildren, Michelle Patterson, Susan Sangster, Debbie Satin, Russell Miller, Jami Miller, Hope Boatright, Samuel Sangster, Destiny Sangster and Brian Palowsky.
...Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, September 5, 2008, at Hot Springs Funeral Home with Dr. William D. Harris officiating.  Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery with Military Honors by VFW Post 2278.
Pallbearers will be Joey Miller, Frankie Scott, Jim Geurin, Carol bridges, Robert Meyer and Jerry Hodges.  Honorary pallbearers are Kenneth W. Howard, Robert J. Howard, and Dr. Martin Koehn, Dr. Robert Blevins, Glenn Woppell, Dixie Franklin, Lori Palowsky, Terry Sorrells, Rhonda Cravens, Reba Parker, Central Baptist Church and Arkansas Inpatient Hospice at St. Joseph's Mercy Health Center... [Sentinel-Record; September 4, 2008; page 10A]  [Class of 1949]

Hughes, Jennifer L. Rainwater - Jennifer L. “Jenny Lee” Hughes, 73, of Hot Springs died on Wednesday, December 16, 2009, in a local hospital. She was born on March 20, 1936, in Hot Springs to the late Ted and Edna Logan Rainwater. She attended Oaklawn Elementary School and was a 1954 graduate of Hot Springs High School and graduated from Hot Springs Business College. She was a retired office manager for Aramark Corporation.
Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law; Adam and Andrea Hughes of Charleston, South Carolina, and Joseph Hughes of Hot Springs, four daughters and two sons-in-law, Sean Hughes of Portland, Oregon, Meghan and Jerry Hirsch, Karmen Hughes of Astoria, Oregon, and Naomi (Brett) Hughes and Ross Borden of Portland, Oregon, two brothers and one sister-in-law; Ted Rainwater and Merrill and Linda Rainwater, all of Hot Springs, two sisters and two brothers-in-law; Susan and Jim Bullock of Prescott, Arkansas, and Julie and Ron Liter of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and six grandchildren.
Memorial services will be Tuesday, January 5, 2010, at 3:00 p.m. in the Hot Springs Funeral Home Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials have been designated to the Garland County Humane Society.    [from Hot Springs Funeral Home online obituary]    Class of 1954 (not yet online)