|Birth: ||Jan. 28, 1923|
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 2002|
The Morning News
9 Feb 2002
John R. Carney, 79, of Springdale died Feb. 8, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 28, 1923, in Fayetteville to Charles Arthur and Lillian Ramey Carney. He attended Fayetteville public schools and graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in business administration. He retired from the University of Arkansas in 1987 as assistant vice chancellor. He was a veteran of World War II and served in the U.S. Naval Aviation.
Survivors include his wife, Laurie Carney, whom he married Feb. 8, 197; two daughters, Lynn Tankersley and Cathy Garrison of Fayetteville; one son, Steve Carney of Huntsville; two stepchildren, Michael Stroh and Debbie Wethers of Springdale; one sister, Florence Carney of Fayetteville; one sister-in-law, Dorothy Carney of Fort Worth, Texas; four grandchildren, Taylor Wethers, Jeremy Tankersley, Ashley Garrison and Matthew Todd; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at the First Christian Church in Fayetteville with Dr. Jim Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Beard's Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Christian Church, 220 N. College Ave., Fayetteville, 72701.
Joni Lynn Carney Tankersley (1953 - 2009)*
Fairview Memorial Gardens
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Jean's "Uncle Johnny" was a regular at family gatherings when I (Dennis) was recruited in 1957. Thanks, John, for the fond memories of good times shared; the meals, card games, dominoes, Christmas parties, song-fests, horseshoes - and just "horsing aroun...(Read more)|
Dennis & Jean Boyer
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