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PAGE 4 THE GUARDIAN, MARCH 29, 1974 Stilt Smiting at II0 "Aunt Mary" Bittlebrun still enjoys life -- all II0 years of it. She is pictured here with her pastor, Father Thomas Keller, after he celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving for her on her birthday, March 19, in Leisure Lodge in Mena. The venerable lady is the oldest Catholic in the Diocese of Little Rock and the oldest Social Security recipient in the U.S. BIG STAR Gateway Shopping Center OSCEOLA, ARKANSAS li " g(isi " Nai io "a'i i" i"ogc "e'ia " : 0,,.,.,,,..,.,,.x,. ii i:. M:M.V:. % ::::: .V:.o.:,:. :o::. What's Happening Here and There Around the Diocese PINE BLUFF Nineteen new members have been received by Court Our Lady of Victory, Catholic Daughters of America. Regent Mrs. Charles Failla and District Deputy Miss Agnes Moran presided at .the March 11 reception. The new members are Sister Florence Yutterman, O.S.B., Miss Jackie Lanni, Mrs. James Lanni, Mrs. Don Hummel, Mrs. Ronald Karcher, Jr., Mrs. John Tisdale, Mrs. Leroy Koshel, Mrs. Delbert Bateman, Mrs. William O'Neal, Mrs. Don Ruggeri, Mrs. Eric Smith, Mrs. George Dean, Mrs. Robert Felsman, Mrs. Van Fratesi, Mrs. Larry Lipsmeyer, Mrs. L. Z. Slater, Mrs. Donald Salyers, Mrs. Dennis Dandeneau and Mrs. Mildred Love. Additionally, two former members, Mrs. Tim Massanelli and Mrs. Leo Rinchuso, were reinstated. Guests included State Regent Mrs. Johnnie Turchi and Chaplain Father A1 Baltz. The hostess committee for a social was headed by Mrs. William D. Owen. IATTLE ROCK Interior designer Stan Gates of Gates-Way Interiors will be guest speaker Monday, April 1, at 1 P.M. at a meeting of Holy Souls Parish Council of Women in the parish hall. His topic wilt be "A Bit of Show and Tell About Interior Design." The meeting, open to all women of the parish, will be preceded by refreshments at 12:30 P.M. TEXARKANA St. Edward's Council of the Knights of Columbus will Arkansas Obituaries MRS. JANICE CZEKALA McGehee -- A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Janice Ollie Czekala, 52, wife of John Czekala of 108 South Washington, was offered March 20 in St. Mary's Church here by the pastor, Father Robert Dagwell. Mrs. Czekala, who was born Oct. 15, 1921 in Viana, Ala., daughter of Howard and Maggie Jackson, died here March 18 after an illness of two weeks. Besidesher husband, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Margaret Knight and Miss Barbara Czekala, both of Memphis, Tenn., and Miss Kathy Czekala of McGehee. Burial was in McGehee Cemetery. Pallbearers were Bob Knight, Lynn Murphree, Ray Blevin, Billy Hooks, Herbert Fisher and Joe Bittle, Jr. .00obertson Distributing Co. l Bl3rflsevle BUDWEISER, MICHELOB & L.O" BUSCH BAVARIAN _ t, 1e Franklin P| [ ,S7,L,, con handle All your . Printing Needs. J W. J. POLLARD AGENCY "Planned Protection" Phone 763-4553 BlUe, hie Ark. COURIER NEWS BlythevJlle, Ark. BLYTHEVILLE Brbl Yom SOYBEANS to Farmers Soybean Corporation Bedh L,mclh BLY'TltL:ULZ l ANDY MOSES * ] WATER CO. DOWNTOWN SERVICE STATIONI .,r, r,.  Kelly Springfield ] ,,.-". " .. | TIRES t '.uuu.a  Delco BATTERIES COMPANY Massey-Ferguson Ash at 2nd St., Blytheville, Phone 762-2611 THE FAR MER 'S BANK & TRUST CO. "'The Oldest Bank in Mississippi County" THE BEST IN BANKING SERVICE BLYTHEVILI, ARK. Tractors Combines Implements PHOHE 763-8137 Blytheville, Ark. Hwy 61 North MRS. NELl. IRONS N. Little Rock -- Mrs. F. Nell Carter Irons, 72, of 2301 Division Street, a retired State Hospital nurse's aide, died here March 17, and a Mass of Christian Burial was offered March 19 in St. Patrick's Church by the pastor, Father Joseph N. Doyle, V.F. A Rosary service was con- ducted in the Griffin Leggett Chapel the evening before the funeral by Father Bede Luibel, O.S.B., VA hospital chaplain. Mrs. Irons is survived by a son. C.L. Williams (f Benton; {wo brothers, S.T. Carter of Jonesboro and Ervin Carter of l,os Angeles; one grand- (laughter and three great grandchildren. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Little Rock. Pallbearers were Mike Cass, Mahlon Cass, Ken Twiss, Richard Cass, Jerry Hoffman and Teddy Nichaus. BEATRICE GOGGAN Hot Springs -- A Funeral Mass for Mrs. Beatrice Goggan, 80, was offered March 19 in P'. :%. St. John's p ., Church here   ' by Fa the.r a, .... (, Bernard G. Malone, pas- tor of St. Mary  of the Springs , Am Church, of which she was a member. A Rosary service was con- ducted the previous evening in the Gross Mortuary Chapel by Father Malone. Mrs. Gogan died March 15 in St. Joseph's Hospital. She was born at Garfield on the site of the present National Park commemorating the Civil War battle of Pea Ridge , daughter of Joseph Franklin Cox, whose family owned the property, and Perote Elizabeth Banks Cox. Elkhorn Tavern, the original Cox home-site, was used as a field hospital during the battle for wounded Confederate troops. Mrs. Goggan's grand- mother and other patriotic women of the neighborhood nursed the wounded soldiers. Mrs. Goggan was a charter member of the Benton Chapter of the Arkansas Historical Society, transferring to the Garland County unit when she came to Hot Springs 32 years ago. A convert to the faith, she was a member of St. Mary's Church and Council of Catholic Women and took an active part in deanery and diocesan Councils. Mrs. Goggan was a librarian at the Senior Citizens Neigh- borhood Center until shortly before her death. Survivors include her husband, Russell S. Goggan; two daughters, Patricia Mur- phy of Indianapolis, Ind., and Elizabeth Young of Arkadelphia; a son by a former marriage, Merle Allen of El Dorado, Kansas; a sister, Grace Wilks, also of E1 Dorado, and 10 grandchildren. Pallbearers were Dornel Murphy, Dan M. Murphy, Brian Murphy, Merle Allen and Terry Allen, Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. MRS. MAUDE ATTWOOD N. Little Rock -- The funeral of Mrs. Maude Offutt Attwood, 76, of 1822 Maple, who died March 17 in Little Rock, was held here March 21 with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Pah:ick's Church. offered by the SEE OBITS ON PAGE 7 present its fourth "Casey's Varieties" Saturday, March o'clock each evening church auditorium. Show participants communicants of St. Church with two from t Heart on the Texas sideJ in. Harvey and director. John and Pope are the general chairmen. The show features dances, skits and Proceeds help Knights' many projects. S[JBIACO A Day of members of the Women's Union will dueted Wednesday, New Subiac0 Abbey's House here. Registration' at 9 A.M. The begin at 9:30. The Day with Mass at 2:30 Reservations will required. Sandwiches served. A $3 offering requested. tlARRISON Women of the Altar-Rosary Society holding a weekly rolling session during according to Joyce secretary. Dr. Sim SEE AROUND ON Springdale Guide Charles McKinney's r Drug Phone 751-4536 130 W. Emma Springdale, Arkansas i we're making things happen FIRST NATIONAL SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS we happen to mill IV IILlll I 114rlOlldt Ivll11111 $EIEgrE# MOnROdln Phone 751-4577 Springdale, Lamb's Business Bookkeeping & Income Eletronic Stencils Duplication Roberta Lamb-Ph. 361 "t Rte. 1, Hwy. 68W SAN JOSE MANOR 212 E. Emma.,- SPRINGDALE - ANDLoAV IASS OCI#I0, SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS BILL STAMPER . Your MFA INSURANCE For All Your Insurance Needs W0000,gt00n ,4b0000t 0000np=y. 212 West Emma 751-g183 P.O. Box 475 Sprlnqdale, Arkansas 72764 Neff Nurseries I PHONE 751-0590 201 S. ThomP COMPLETE FLORAL SERVICE P.O. Box 205 Springdale,