Curtis Odell Harton
Funeral Date: 6/12/2011

Obituary:
Curtis “Coon” Harton, age 79, of Warren, Ark. died Thursday, June 9, at BCMC. He was born November 9, 1931 in Bradley County, Arkansas, a son of the late Will J. Harton and Bessie Lee Rawls Harton. He was a deacon and founding member of Fairview Freewill Baptist Church, a cattle rancher and a retired millwright for Potlatch Corp. He married Ilene Brown Harton on June 23, 1951 and she died December 15, 2010. Surviving are 2 sons, Mike “Luke” Harton and wife Kim and Ronny Harton all of Warren, Ark; 3 brothers Jimmy Wayne Harton, James Wesley Harton and Renious Harton all of Warren, Ark; a godchild Tina Dorrough Reep, Warren, Ark; 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Estelle Thomason, 4 brothers, Billy Harton, Leroy Harton, Herman “Pot” Harton and Floyd Harton and a sister, Arbelle French. Funeral services were 2:00pm Sunday, June 12, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Victor Hunter and Rev. Brian Ashcraft officiating. Music was provided by Tracy Nichols and Monica Harton Nichols. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Doug Harton, Terry Harton, Gary Ashcraft, Steve Ashcraft, Farron Mercer, Mark Burt, James Kitchens and Billy P. Smith. Honorary pallbearers were Steve Earnest, Vernon Rawls, Frank Burt, Van Brown, Jackie Harton, William Ray Collier, Paul Harton, Eddie Lewis, Dr. Kerry Pennington and office staff, Wagnon Place Staff and members of Fairview Freewill Baptist Church. Memorials preferred to the Gideon’s or American Cancer Society.

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Name: Becky Quimby
Message: Ronny, Mike & Derek, This world has lost a mighty good man. I am certain that Ilene and Susan were waiting for him to join them in Heaven!God bless each of you.

Name: Tammy Anders-Benbrook
Message: So sorry to hear about your loss. Your family is in my prayers!

Name: Becky and Buddy Rauls
Message: Sorry to hear about Coon. He is with Ilene now. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Tim and Missy (Smith) Saunders
Message: So sorry for your family's loss. He was a great man and will be missed.

Name: Mary Ann Rauls Clanton
Message: Ronnie and Mike, I am so sorry for your loss but I know that you feel that your loss was Heavens gain.

Name: Bobby & Elaine McDougald
Message: Mike,Kim and Ronnie and Dereck and all the grandchildren and Tina, we are so sorry for your loss of "Coon" we will miss him also. We know he is in a happy place now. Our prayers will be with all of you. Love You

Name: David(K.C.) & Tina McClain
Message: We're sorry for the loss of your family member. May God bless & help you through this hard and painful time. Your in our thoughts & prayers.

Name: Norman & Sandra Word
Message: Ronnie & Mike: So sorry to hear about your Dad. He most certainly will be missed by all who knew him.

Name: French & Judy Wynne and Leon Thornton
Message: Please know you are in the thoughts and prayers of your friends.

Name: Ricky and Wanda Sanders
Message: We are very sorry to hear about your loss. We deeply respected Mr. Coon and Mrs.Ilene and will miss them both. Susan was also a special friend to our family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Name: Jimmy&Fran Reep
Message: So sorry to hear of your loss,he is happy at home with mrs Ilene.Your loss but heavens gain. We are praying fpr all of you.

Name: Donna Ashcraft Cargile
Message: Ronnie,Lukie,Kim,Tina and family. Well there was a happy reunion in heaven. Susan,Sis.Illene and Bro. Coon along with other family members are singing some mighty powerful songs of praise now. May you find comfort in Jesus love. Bless you all. Love each of you. Donna Kay

Name: Teresa Adair Testa
Message: Mike,Kim and Family I am sorry to hear of Coon death, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love ya Teresa

Name: Eddie & Brenda Pope
Message: Wendy and the entire Harton family, You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you as only he can during a time like this. Mr. Coon was a great man and will be missed by all. However, he is now where he has wanted to be for some time now, with no more pains or grief.

Name: Teresa & Keith Thornton
Message: Heaven has gained a very special man, he will never be forgotten. Each of you are in our prayers and thoughts, God be with each of the family members.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Mark & Kelley Hollingsworth
Message: Harton Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you. With Deepest Sympathy Mark, Kelley, & Brianna Hollingsworth

Name: Jody and Sandra Rawls
Message: We have always thought a lot of Coon and he will be missed. He was liked and respected by everyone who knew him.

Name: Mack Milner
Message: Mike & Family, we are so sorry for the loss of your dad. We will keep you in our thoughts & prayers. - Your Friends at Milner Insurance Group

Name: Jim & Deannie Gardner
Message: So sorry to hear about your loss!

Name: Tully & Norma McCoy
Message: We will ever be grateful for having the honor of meeting and calling "Coon" our friend. We'll look forward to seeing him again one day. He'll be missed by all who knew him but this was definitely not goodbye, just see you later!!

Name: GARY AND RHONDA SIMMONS
Message: RONNIE AND MIKE, WE ARE SO SORRY ABOUT YOUR DAD. MAY GOD COMFORT YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES AT THIS TIME.