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DEATH NOTICES for week of April 24 (04/23/14)
Charles "Charlie" Richard Rogers, 80, of Hardy, Ark., died on Friday, April 11, 2014, at Ash Flat, Ark. Arrangements by Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Ark. Bobby Brewer, 73, of Thayer, Mo., died on Friday, April 11, 2014, at Center, Mo. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Thayer...
Death Notices for week of April 16 (04/16/14)
Jo Rheta Ehrhardt, 81, of Myrtle, Mo., died on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at West Plains, Mo. Arrangements under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. Martha Edith Pappas, 77, of Elizabeth, Ark., died on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at her home. Arrangements by Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Ark...
Darrel Ray Wolfe (04/16/14)
Darrel Ray Wolfe, age 71, went to be with our Lord on April 10, 2014, at his home in Ozark Acres, Ark.. Born June 20, 1942 in Du Quoin, Ill. He was the son of the late Rodney Wolfe and Lillie Bird Wolfe. Darrel was retired from the Navy and a Vietnam Veteran. He was one of the first Navy SEALS. After his retirement, he worked as a mechanic. Darrel loved fishing and taking people on fishing guides...
Judy Ann Gilbreath (04/16/14)
Judy Ann Gilbreath was born Feb. 23, 1949, in Pontiac, Mich., and passed away April 7, 2014, in Tampa, Fla., from a brain aneurysm. She was the beloved daughter of Lovena M. Gilbreath and late Russell K. Gilbreath, and is survived by her mother, Lovena M. Gilbreath; her son, AnthonyGilbreath; the sister of Kennard, Linda, and Mary; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Apostolic faith, and will be greatly missed...
Martha Edith Pappas (04/16/14)
Martha Edith Pappas was born Sept. 30, 1936, at Waukegan, Ill., to Pietro and Beatrice (Sacramento) DePerte. She departed this life April 3, 2014, at her home in Elizabeth, Ark., at the age of 77 years, 6 months and 4 days. Martha was united in marriage to Anthony Andrew Pappas on May 26, 1956, at Waukegan, Ill. She worked as a clerk/cashier at the A&P for many years. Martha spent most of her life in Waukegan before moving to Elizabeth in the early 1990's. She enjoyed sewing and jigsaw puzzles...
James A. 'Tony' Watson (04/16/14)
James A. 'Tony' Watson, 50, Joplin, Mo. passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at a local nursing center after a five year battle with brain cancer. Tony was born July 4, 1963 in Springfield, Ore. to Raymond Watson and Evelyn Johnson Watson and had lived in Joplin the past 25 years...
Karen Tews (04/16/14)
Karen Tews was born June 28,1942, at Milwaukee, Wis. to Gerald Emberson and Sylvia Zessin. She grew up in West Bend and Hartford, Wis. And, in 1957, her father, an engineer for the West Bend Company, was transferred to Barrie, Ontario, Canada. Karen finished her high school education at Barrie Central Collegiate Institute and graduated in 1961. ...
James "Buck" Ivan Crotts (04/16/14)
James "Buck" Ivan Crotts was born in Byron, Ark., Oct. 31, 1925, son of Burgan Leon and Chloe Odessa (Taylor) Crotts. He departed this life Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark., at the age of 88 years, 5 months and 10 days...
Raymond Orlue Weitzel (04/16/14)
Raymond Orlue Weitzel, of Glencoe, Ark., son of the late George John Weitzel and Mary Ruth Hoover Weitzel, was born Nov. 17, 1929 in Mansfield, Ohio. He died April 11, 2014 at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. at the age of 84 years 4 months and 25 days...
Freda Merle Benton Smith (04/16/14)
Freda Merle Benton Smith, a life-long resident of the Heart community, died at her home on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at the age of 94. She was born at Mammoth Spring, Ark. on Nov. 26, 1919, to the late William DeWitt and Cora Carr Benton. She married Wyatt Frank Smith at Alton, Mo. ...
Death Notices for week of April 7 (04/09/14)
Roy Mitchell Wilkey II, 67, of Salem, Ark., died on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at his home in Salem. Arrangements by Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Ark. Pauline M. Hamlin, 76, of Williford, Ark., died on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Williford. Arrangements by Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Ark...
Nora Eilene Russell (04/09/14)
Nora Eilene Russell was born in Chicago, Ill., on April 9, 1927, daughter of Jack and Norah (Bovenizer) Tuohey. She departed this life on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark., at the age of 86 years, 11 months and 23 days...
Patricia Alden Maves (04/09/14)
Patricia Alden Maves, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of LaGrange, Ill. Beloved wife of Grant Herman Maves. Loving mother of Michelle Imes, Grant Maves and the late Kimberly (Forrest) Godfrey. Devoted grandmother of Holly (Bryan) Quick, Katie Illa, and McKenna, Morganne and Peyton Imes. Dear great-grandmother of Madeline, Sadie and Jamison Quick. Fond sister of the late Bonnie. Dear aunt of many...
Geneva Mildred Alcorn Cline (04/09/14)
Geneva Mildred Alcorn Cline, age 96 of Alton, Mo. was born January 2, 1918 in Oregon County, Mo, and passed away April 2, 2014 at West Vue Nursing Center, West Plains, Mo. Survivors include; four children, Daniel Burton Cline, Glendon Keith Cline, Linda Karen Wiggs, Danielle Antionette Miller, a sister, Norma Krauss, eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends...
Roy Mitchell Wilkey II (04/09/14)
Roy Mitchell Wilkey II was born in Wilson, Ark., on April 11, 1946, son of Roy Mitchell and Mary Ellen (Eudy) Wilkey. He departed this life Sunday, March 30, 2014, at his home in Salem, Ark., at the age of 67 years, 11 months and 19 days. Roy was united in marriage to Sharon Kay Barber on April 15, 1966, in Joiner, Ark. He worked as a sprinkler pipe fitter in the construction industry for many years and was a member of Local Union 669. Mr. Wilkey was a member of the Wardell Baptist Church...
David Elijah Sorrell (04/09/14)
David Elijah Sorrell was born the son of Finis Elijah Sorrell and Lillie (Risner) Sorrell on Nov. 30, 1921 at Myrtle, Mo., and departed this life April 3, 2014 in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 92 years. He was united in marriage on Sept. 6, 1944 at Pocahontas, Ark., to Geneva Clark...
Peggy Jean (Gray) Boyd (04/09/14)
Peggy Jean (Gray) Boyd was born the daughter of Herman Gray and Velma (Gallyon) Gray on Dec. 17, 1929, in Higgins, Texas, and departed this life on March 30, 2014, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 84 years. She was united in marriage on June 20, 1963 at Winnemucca, Nev., to Osker Cleatis Boyd...
Death Notices for Week of April 3 (04/02/14)
David Gaines, 53, formerly of Thayer, Mo., died on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at his home in Guthrie, Okla. Services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer. Steven Glen Gould, 70, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Salem, Ark.Arrangements by Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Ark...
James Daniel "Danny" Ford (04/02/14)
James Daniel "Danny" Ford was born in St. Charles, Mo., on Jan. 20, 1959, son of Tilmon H Ford Sr. and Iva Elizabeth (Mcintire) Ford. He departed this life Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 55 years, 2 months and 6 days...
John Kenneth Davis (04/02/14)
John Kenneth Davis, 89, of Hardy, Ark. died on Wed. March, 19, 2014 in Ash Flat, Ark. Born Monday March 2, 1925 in Fulton County, Ark. He was the son of Carmel and Elenor Williamson Davis. He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service as a rural mail carrier for 31 years. Later, he drove a school bus and worked as a cook on a river boat. Kenneth was wounded while proudly serving his country during World War II and was the recipient of two Purple Hearts...
Delphia Frazier Smith (04/02/14)
Delphia Frazier Smith, 92 of Mammoth Spring, Ark. was born April 24, 1921 near Saddle, Ark. and passed away March 29, 2014 at Brookehaven Healthcare, West Plains, Mo. Survivors include: two daughters, Janice Lancaster of West Plains, Mo, Jean Dunn of Nashville, Tenn., a granddaughter, Rebecca Lancaster, son-in-law, John Dunn, nephews, James Smith and Dan Reed, niece, Joan Lancaster, and numerous other relatives and friends...
Karen LaVaughn Gross (04/02/14)
Karen LaVaughn Gross, 53, of Dallas, Ga., formerly of Little Rock, Ark. and Nashville, Tenn., died on Sunday, March 23 at Paulding Hospital in Dallas, Ga. She was born Dec. 6, 1960 in Little Rock to Cecil Leslie and LaVerne VaughnBenton. She was a teacher at Mt. Paran Christian School, and a member of West Ridge Church in Hiram, Ga...
James Daniel "Danny" Ford (04/02/14)
James Daniel "Danny" Ford was born in St. Charles, Mo., on Jan. 20, 1959, son of Tilmon H Ford Sr. and Iva Elizabeth (Mcintire) Ford. He departed this life Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 55 years, 2 months and 6 days...
Karen LaVaughn Gross (04/02/14)
Karen LaVaughn Gross, 53, of Dallas, Ga., formerly of Little Rock, Ark. and Nashville, Tenn., died on Sunday, March 23 at Paulding Hospital in Dallas, Ga. She was born Dec. 6, 1960 in Little Rock to Cecil Leslie and LaVerne VaughnBenton. She was a teacher at Mt. Paran Christian School, and a member of West Ridge Church in Hiram, Ga...
Death Notices for Week of April 2 (04/02/14)
David Gaines, 53, formerly of Thayer, Mo., died on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at his home in Guthrie, Okla. Services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer. Steven Glen Gould, 70, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Salem, Ark.Arrangements by Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Ark...