Places

  • Hope is also known as: Hempstead County / Hope city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Mike Huckabee (writer and public speaker), Ken Duke (golfer), Lavenski Smith (judge), and Chad Griffin (political strategist).

History

According to 2008 United States Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city was 10,378. Hope is the hometown of two long-serving Arkansas governors: Bill Clinton (who went on to become the 42nd President of the United States) and Mike Huckabee (who tried unsuccessfully to earn the Republican nomination in the 2008 presidential election). The town is best known as the hometown of the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton (see Bill Clinton Birthplace). At the 1992 Democratic National Convention in New York City, Clinton ended his acceptance speech by saying, "I still believe in a place called Hope." The city tagged this statement as their unofficial motto. The city converted its railroad depot to a museum on Clinton's life. Hope is also the hometown of the former Governor Mike Huckabee, a candidate for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination. In his autobiographical From Hope to Higher Ground (2007), Huckabee recalls the Hope of...

The official website for the city of Hope is http://www.hopearkansas.net/.

There are currently 5 funeral home listings for the city of Hope, Arkansas.

Hope Obituaries

It was revealed by Texarkana Gazette on July 1st, 2016 that Estelle Cooksie (Barber) died in Dallas, Texas.  Ms. Cooksie was 78 years old and was born in Hope, AR.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Estelle's life.

It was written on July 1st, 2016 that James Donald "Don" Easterling died in Hope, Arkansas.  Easterling was 80 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor James Donald "Don"'s life.

It was noted on July 1st, 2016 that Agnes Marie Lindsey died in Hope, Arkansas.  Lindsey was 90 years old and was born in Poca, WV.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Agnes Marie's life.

It was written on June 30th, 2016 that Tommy Fitzgerald Jr Hamilton perished in Hope, Arkansas.  Hamilton was 22 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Tommy Fitzgerald Jr's life.

It was disclosed on June 29th, 2016 that Thomas "Jack" Brewer passed away in Hope, Arkansas.  Brewer was 93 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Thomas "Jack"'s life.

It was noted on June 28th, 2016 that Deacon Johnny Jr Fleming perished in Hope, Arkansas.  Fleming was 81 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Deacon Johnny Jr's life.

It was revealed on June 27th, 2016 that Genola Cornelius (Helms) passed on in Hope, Arkansas.  Ms. Cornelius was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Genola's life.

It was reported on June 21st, 2016 that Vinas Olier Malveaux died in Hope, Arkansas.  Malveaux was 92 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Vinas Olier's life.

It was disclosed on June 17th, 2016 that Lonnie Ray Brown passed away in Hope, Arkansas.  Brown was 62 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Lonnie Ray's life.

It was written on June 16th, 2016 that Don Simms passed away in Hope, Arkansas.  Simms was 62 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Don's life.

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Funeral Homes in Hope

Brandon's Mortuary

In 1978, Gary and Alberta Brandon worked after hours to renovate the lower level of a two story house on the corner of Third and Vine streets in Malvern, AR. Thus creating Brandon's Mortuary. Tragically, in 1982 that facility was destroyed by...

Herndon Funeral Home Incorporated

Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home was organized in 1898 by W.M. Cornelius and his father-in-law, E.G. Porterfield, the great-grandfather of Rufus V. Herndon, Jr.
In 1899, the first rolling stock was purchased with two horse-drawn hearses: a rubber tire...

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Brandon's Mortuary
2912 Highway 29 N
Hope, AR 71802
Brazzel-Oakcrest Funeral Home
1001 S Main St
Hope, AR 71801
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Herndon Funeral Home Incorporated
403 S Main St
Hope, AR 71801
Hicks Funeral Home Incorporated
407 S Hazel St
Hope, AR 71801
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Memory Gardens
Highway 67 W
Hope, AR 71802

Hope Funeral Home News

Inside the SEC: Coaches have more fun in college than in the NFL
Bobby Petrino may have shocked the NFL when he left the Atlanta Falcons to become head coach at Arkansas after less than a year as ... A memorial service for Bell will be held at MSU tonight, with the funeral set for Saturday in Birmingham.
http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2010/11/inside_the_sec_coaches_have_mo.html

Fond farewell to Irish student
The funeral also featured a choir and Irish performances, said Miley, the family spokesman. "We hope over the next few days ... ready to declare him the starter Saturday against Stanford. Arkansas: Leading receiver Greg Childs will miss the rest of the ...
http://www.tampabay.com/sports/article1131702.ece

Waiting is the hardest part for Zenyatta's jockey
She won easily in her two races on dirt at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas, and Saturday's Classic is on dirt ... So far, Zenyatta hasn't run as fast as she can and Smith says, "I hope we never find that out." In the two hours after Zenyatta notched her 19th win ...
http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/11/01/774314/waiting-is-the-hardest-part-for.html

No headline - WF_Paid_Obits_recurrence
Survivors include her sons, Johnny Frank West and wife, Marilyn of DeQueen, Arkansas, and Walter B ... at the Davis Funeral Home Chapel, Henrietta, Texas. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, Henrietta, Texas, under the direction of Davis Funeral Home in ...
http://www.timesrecordnews.com/news/2010/nov/01/no-headline---wf_paid_obits_recurrence/

Funeral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a person who has died. Funerary customs comprise the complex of beliefs and ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funeral

Funeral (album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Funeral is the debut full-length album by Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire, released on September 14, 2004 in North America by Merge Records and on ...
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Hope Funeral Homes and funeral services in Arkansas
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