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Donald Hearnes

Monday, January 21, 2002

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Donald Hearnes, 91, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Jan. 20, 2002, at Southwest Hospital in Little Rock.

Born July 19, 1910, in Moline, Ill., son of the late Earl Boyd and Edna Mae Eastman Hearnes, he had been employed with the Missouri Highway Department, U.S. Corps of Engineers and Ozarks Regional Commission before retiring in 1980. He was a Southeast Missouri tennis champion and had been invited to try out for the St. Louis Cardinals.

On Feb. 4, 1938, he married Gwen Moxley who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: two sons and a daughter-in-law, David Moxley Hearnes and John Boyd and Mary Hearnes of Little Rock; one daughter and son-in-law, Margaret Elizabeth and Chris Albright of Little Rock; one brother, former Missouri Gov. Warren E. Hearnes of Charleston; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard Hearnes and Robert E. Hearnes; and one sister, Eleanor Hequembourg.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Gerald Collier, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Charleston, will officiate.

Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston.

Pallbearers will be: Jack Moxley, John Moxley, Charles Moxley, Bobby Hearnes, Dick Hearnes and Justin Albright.


Memorial contributions

may be sent to

Pulaski Heights Baptist Church

2200 Cavanaugh Blvd.

Little Rock, Ark. 72205