Obituaries for Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Nancy L. Heineman

Services for Nancy L. Heineman, of Bella Vista, Ark., are 10a.m. Thursday, March 16, at Bella Vista Funeral Home Chapel, inBella Vista, with burial in Bella Vista Cemetery.

Visitation is Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral homechapel.

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Mrs. Heineman, 58, died March 11, 2006, at Northwest MedicalCenter of Benton County in Bentonville, Ark. She was born inHazlehurst on Nov. 15, 1947, to T.C. Maxwell and Betty TillmanMaxwell. She was reared in Brookhaven, where her parents currentlylive.

She moved to Bella Vista seven years ago from Memphis, Tenn., tobe close to her family. She worked for Dr. Todd Hannah for severalyears and recently worked with the Bentonville Women’s Clinic. Shewas a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church.

Survivors are her husband of 21 years, Ralph W. Heineman, ofBella Vista; her parents; her son, Lance Smith, of Wesson; herdaughter, Samantha Brooks and husband, Lee, of Lowell, Ark.; herbrother, Don Maxwell, of Clinton; her sisters, Gale White andhusband, Mike, and Jan Thurman, all of Brookhaven; and hergrandchildren, Lauren Brooks and Zane Brooks, of Lowell.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association,Memorial Processing Center, P.O. Box 1653, Topeka, KS 66601-1653,or to charity of donor’s choice.

Lois Wallace Lambert

Services for Lois Wallace Lambert, of Summit, formerly ofBrookhaven, are 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 15, at Trinity UnitedChurch with burial in Montgomery Baptist Church Cemetery in Summit.Jones Family Funeral Services, LLC is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is today from 4 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, andfrom 9 to 11 on Wednesday at the church.

Ms. Lambert, 81, died March 13, 2006, at McComb Nursing andRehabilitation Center, LLC. She was born in Lincoln County on Sept.12, 1924, to Zack and Bertie Brown Wallace.

She worked as a seamstress with Stahl Urban GarmentManufacturing Co. She attended Arlington School. She was a memberof the Baptist faith.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her brothers, W.A.Wallace, Louie Wallace and Shelby Wallace.

Survivors are her daughter, Jan Smith, of Summit; her brother,Bernard Wallace, of Bogue Chitto; her sisters, Bernice WallaceAdams, of Bogue Chitto, and Jewel Faye Wallace Case, of McCallCreek; her two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Edwin ‘Gerald’ Moak

Services for Edwin “Gerald” Moak, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Wednesday, March 15, at Macedonia Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is today from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Moak, 67, died March 13, 2006, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Lincoln County on March 29, 1938, to RalphMoak and Iceline Brown Moak.

He was a a retired supervisor with Chevron Oil Co. He was amember of Macedonia Baptist Church where he was a deacon. He servedhis country in the U.S. Army.

Preceding him in death were his parents, and his brother, JamesRalph Moak.

Survivors are his wife, Patsy Warren Moak, of Brookhaven; hisdaughter and husband, Allison and Jerry Hoeniges, of Brookhaven;his brothers and wives, Wincie and Rosie Moak, and Alvin “Buck” andLisa Moak, all of Denham Springs, La., and David “Rod” and MickeyMoak, and Doug and Wanda Moak, all of Bogue Chitto, and the Rev.Cletus and Linda Moak, of Tallulah, La.; and one grandchild, TuckerHoeniges.

Pallbearers will be Wincie Moak, Alvin Moak, David Moak, DougMoak, Paul W. Jackson and Brad Johnson. Honorary pallbearers willbe Greater Generation Coffee Club.

Ernest ‘Ernie’ Ransome

Services for Ernest “Ernie” Ransome, of St. Amant, La., are 7:30p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at Ourso Funeral Home in Gonzales,La.

Visitation is Wednesday from 6 p.m. until the time of theservice at the funeral home.

Mr. Ransome, 55, died March 12, 2006. He was a native ofVicksburg.

He was the previous owner of Mitey Muffler and a boilermaker. Hewas a good-hearted, fun-loving person who will be greatly missed byall who knew him.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Walter Ransome Sr., andGertrude Smith Ransome.

Survivors are the mother of his daughters, Margaret RussellRansome; his daughters, Tara Ransome, of Brookhaven, and TiffanieRansome, of Jacksonville, Fla.; his son, Shannon Ransome, ofVirginia; his sisters, Gail Stamm, of Harahan, La., Jeanne Barnesand Sue Ramsey, both of Jefferson, La., and Sandi Tadlock ofKenner, La.; his brother, Walter Ransome Jr., of Metairie, La.; hissix nephews, eight nieces and tons of friends.