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Steven Michael Recollet (02/11/16)
Steven Michael Recollet, age 48, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. Steven was born on May 14, 1967 to Jim and Linda (Phelan) Recollet in Sanger, Cali. Steven worked as a lineman for Mahann Electric. Steven is survived by his parents, his children; Whitney, Tara and Dylan, and his sister; Suzanne Recollet...
Sharon Marie Milholland (02/11/16)
Sharon Marie Milholland passed away on Jan. 4, 2016. She is survived by her mother Louise Spurlock, father Robert DeFir, Jr. and his wife Marilyn DeFir; daughter Melissa Smith; husband Michael Smith; grandchildren, Lauren, Jordan and Conner. daughter in law Amanda Stubbs, husband Bryan Stubbs, grandchildren Austin, Madison and Avery; sisters, Eva Peacock, Mitsy DeFir, Robin Boyd, Twilia Underwood, Sandy Hancock, husband Mark Hancock, Bobby Ratcliff husband Lawayne Ratcliff, Brenda King, Laura Andrews and husband Eric Andrews; brothers Jerry Lazarus wife Janie Lazarus and Bobby DeFir, wife LeAnn Defir.. ...
Rick E. "Cowboy" McComas (02/11/16)
Rick E. "Cowboy" McComas, age 63, of Ash Flat, Ark., passed away on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 in Michigan City, Ind. Rick was born on Jan. 1, 1953 in Paragould, Ark. to the late Robert L. "Junior" and Joy Walker McComas. Rick was a Christian and outdoors-man who enjoyed spending time with his family, riding motorcycles and fishing...
Louise (Shilvock)Presnell (02/11/16)
Louise (Shilvock) Presnell, age 86 of Myrtle, Mo., was born Sept. 8, 1929, in Argos, Ind. Louise passed away Jan. 28, 2016 at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Louise leaves behind four daughters; Phyllis Underwood of Thayer, Mo., Anna Underwood of Myrtle, Mo., Rita Brewer of Hardy, Ark. ...
Alice Deane Simpson (02/11/16)
Alice Deane Simpson, age 76 of Alton, Mo., was born June 11, 1939 near Thayer, Mo. and died Monday, Feb. 1 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include: her husband Gary, two children; Holly Johannsen and Keith Simpson, five grandchildren; Billy, David, Nathan, Toby and Jennifer, one sister; Glenda Snodgrass and husband Doug and numerous other relatives and friends...
Willey J. Bassham (02/05/16)
Willey J. Bassham, 85, of Littleton, Ill., passed away at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on Nov. 26, 1930, in Moko, Ark., the son of the late William and Martha (Ward) Bassham. He married Shirley D'Camp on Oct. 29, 1955, in East Peoria and she survives...
Evelyn Edna (Shelton) Ellison (02/03/16)
Evelyn Edna (Shelton) Ellison was born the daughter of Elmer Lloyd Shelton and Mamie Myree (Hedger) Shelton on June 8, 1929, in Brookland, Ark., and departed this life Jan. 27 in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 86 years. She was united in marriage on July 28, 1948, in Fryatt, Ark., to Albert R. "Bud" Ellison...
Wilma Gaye (Floyd) McCollum (02/03/16)
Wilma Gaye (Floyd) McCollum was born in Brockwell, Ark., on Aug. 15, 1932, daughter of Grady Magnus and Minnie Novella (Sherrill) Floyd. She departed this life on Jan. 27, 2016, at the age of 83 years, five months and 12 days. Gaye married Billie Ray McCollum on March 21, 1951 at Melbourne. She worked as a nurse for many years and was a member of the Salem Church of Christ. She was a good mother and granny...
Vernon "Bo" Eugene Sparks (02/03/16)
Vernon "Bo" Eugene Sparks, 68, of Mountain View passed away Jan. 27. He was born March 18, 1947 in Marion, Ohio to Vernon James and Bessie Leman Sparks. Bo served in the United States Marine Corps and managed an RV park in Mountain View. Left to cherish his memory are his mother Bessie Sparks of Calico Rock, Ark.; son Vernon "Bo" Sparks of Moody, Mo. ...
Audrey Launita Estes Southard, (02/03/16)
Audrey Launita Estes Southard, daughter of the late John Matt Estes and Dora Agnos Hall Estes, was born Jan. 17, 1920 near Ash Flat, Ark. She departed this life January 10, 2016 in Batesville, Ark. at the age of 95 years, 11 months and 24 days. She grew up near Ash Flat, graduated from high school there and married Roby Southard from nearby Glencoe, Ark. ...
Joseph Donald Bagwell, Sr. (01/20/16)
Joseph Donald Bagwell, Sr. was born Jan. 23, 1934, in Brevard, N.C., son of Frank Feaster and Annie (Clark) Bagwell. He departed this life Jan. 16, 2016, at his home in Salem, Ark., at the age of 81 years, 11 months and 24 days. Joseph served his Country with the US Air Force and was a member of UAW #1482. He was a machinist for McDonald Douglas Aircraft Manufacturing. Joseph never complained, was a kind hearted and stubborn man, yet gentle and would give you the shirt off his back if necessary...
Death Notices for Week of Jan. 20, 2016 (01/20/16)
Karen Jane Chase-Smith, 65, of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 6 at UAMS in Little Rock. Arrangements by Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland. Thomas Woodrow "Woody" Kellett, 60, of Thayer, died Jan. 10 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer...
Ruth McCandlis Peterson (01/20/16)
Ruth McCandlis Peterson, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Owen McCandlis and Mary Burgess McCandlis, was born Sept. 7, 1915 in Viola, Ark.. She died Jan. 15 at South Fork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem at the age of 100 years 4 months and 8 days...
Marvin Albright (01/20/16)
Marvin L. Albright was born the son of Charles Edward Albright and Ida Evelyn (Sutherland) Albright on Jan. 8, 1942, at Camp, Ark., and departed this life on Jan. 15, 2016, at his home near Mammoth Spring, Ark. at the age of 74 years. He was united in marriage on May 20, 1964, at Mammoth Spring, Ark. to Betty Pierce...
Rhealene Ann Hernandez (01/20/16)
Rhealene Ann (White) Hernandez was born in Salem, Ark. on May 31, 1976, daughter of Virgil and Mary Louise (Phillips) White. She departed this life Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, at Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, at the age of 39 years, 7 months and 11 days...
Thomas Richard Hagberg (01/20/16)
Thomas Richard Hagberg aka "one legged Tom" was born in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Nov. 15, 1941, son of Robert and Beatrice (Bishop) Hagberg. He departed this life Wed., Jan. 13, 2016, at his home in Salem, Ark., at the age of 74 years, 1 month and 29 days...
Death Notices for Week of Jan. 14,2016 (01/13/16)
Betty Joan (Howard) Cochran, 78, of St. Charles, Mo., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Dec. 17 at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles. Arrangements by Bauey Funeral Home with burial in St. Charles Memorial Gardens. Daniel (Dan) V. Lance, died Dec. 31. Arrangements by Kutis Funeral Home in St. Louis, Mo...
Norma Jean Elliot (01/13/16)
Norma Jean (Brazeal) Elliott died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. She was the beloved wife of Osborne R. Elliott; dear mother of Osborne E., Robert R. and John J. (Deb) Elliott; dear sister of Melvin (Beverly) Brazeal and the late James, Robert and Claude Wesley Brazeal, Edith Scott, Margaret, Beulah and Eulah Bowers. ...
Daniel V. Vance (01/13/16)
Daniel (Dan) V. Lance died on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Leona Lance (Schlatt); dear father of Yvonne (Fred) Boeckman, Carol (Jay) Marty, David (Eileen) Lance and Patrick (Jaimie) Lance; dear grandfather of 15; dear great grandfather of 9 and dear brother of Emmanuel Lance, Fern Kirby and preceded by Zee Bettis, Glee Lance, Faye Burleson and Dow Lance...
Mary Kathryn Downs (01/13/16)
Mary Kathryn Downs, age 84, of Ash Flat, Ark. died on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born in Vilonia, Ark. on Dec. 15, 1931 to the late Paul and Rozelle Simpson Downs. Ms. Downs was a member of the Hardy United Methodist Church. She was a broker with the Ozark Acres Real Estate Company and served as manager for the Ozark Acres Water Company for many years...
Death Notices for week of Jan. 8, 2016 (01/08/16)
Rebecca Louise Duke, 51, of Batesville, died Dec. 20 in Batesville. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home in Cave City. Dick Theodore Peterson, 90, of Hardy, Ark. died Saturday, Dec. 26 at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Arrangements by Wortham Funeral Home of Highland, Ark...
Floyd B. Hannon, Jr. (01/08/16)
Floyd B. Hannon, Jr., passed away Dec. 30, 2015. He was born March 21, 1921, in Wichita, KS, son of Floyd B. Hannon, Sr. and Thelma Lucille Riggs Hannon. He married Ileen L. Slout on Nov. 28, 1940, in Wichita. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, and was part of the invasion force of Japan. ...
Priscilla Jean Paul (01/08/16)
Priscilla Jean Paul was born in Batesville, Ark., on Nov. 25, 1949, daughter of Troy Eugene and Dorothy Vivian (Cunningham) Franks. She departed this life Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 66 years, 1 month and 5 days...
Ranzy Bales (01/08/16)
Ranzy Bales was born in Ott, Ark., on March 20, 1931, son of Herman and Ethel (Crawford) Bales. He departed this life on Dec. 30, 2015, at the age of 84 years, 9 months and 10 days. Ranzy married Veda Alene Harber on Feb. 25, 1960 at Vidette, Ark. He spent his working years as a logger in the timber business. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and was of Pentecostal faith...
Beverly A. Thomas (01/08/16)
Funeral services for Beverly A. Thomas of West Plains, Mo., will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 6 at the Wilderness Freewill Baptist Church, Oregon County, Mo., with Reverend Ron Blanks officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains...