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Death Notices for week of April 18-22 (04/20/16)
Robin S. Henderson, 52, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 9 at WRMC in Batesville, Ark. Arrangements by Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland. Thomas Leahy, 74, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 10 at WRMC in Batesville. Arrangements by Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland...
Russell Skeens (04/20/16)
Russell Skeens, 78, of Hardy, Ark. went peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday, April 15, 2016. His family was by his side at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. Russell was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Jeanette Schwarz Skeens and leaves behind his daughter, Karen Skeens Carter and her husband Terry Carter of West Memphis, Ark.; his daughter, Trisha Skeens Gillispie and her husband Cody Gillispie of Decatur, Texas; his daughter, Jacqueline Skeens Cavender and her husband, Clay Cavender of Tyler, Texas; his son, Mark Skeens of Decatur, Texas; his sister, Lucille and husband Carwell of N.C.; his sister, Ruth Bishop of Tucson, Ariz. ...
Brenden Ellis Hedden (04/20/16)
Brenden Ellis Hedden was born the son of Jeffrey Van Hedden and Susan Kathleen (Calfee) Hedden on March 1, 2000, in West Plains, Mo., and departed this life on April 10, 2016, at his home in White Church, Mo., at the age of 16 years. He is survived by his parents, Jeff and Sue Hedden of the family home in White Church; one brother, Kolton Van Hedden and one sister, Paige Elaine Hedden, both of White Church; paternal grandparents, Richard and Joyce Hedden of Thayer, Mo.; maternal grandmother, Mary Calfee of West Plains, Mo.; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; other relatives and friends.. ...
Gary Turner (04/06/16)
Gary "Toad" Turner, 67, of Myrtle, Miss. Formerly of Ash Flat, Ark. died Monday, March 28, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany,Miss. He was born in Morriston, Ark. on August 26, 1948 to Kenneth Ray Turner and Arilla Bell Turner. He was a salesman for Martin Industries and later started driving his own truck. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a member of the New Albany Church of Christ. He loved to garden and cook...
Lota Jumaday Hughes (04/06/16)
Lota Jumaday Hughes, 63, of Herndon, Va. passed into God's graces Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016 surrounded by her family. Lota is the wife of former editor David T. Hughes. Mrs. Hughes, a devout Catholic, enjoyed spending time with friends, co-workers and extended family, but devoted her life to her son, husband and new grandson. She loved to travel, especially to New England and the Boston area because of family there with whom she was very close...
James William Stubbe (04/06/16)
James William Stubbe, 63, of Cherokee Village, Ark. and formerly of Fond du Lac, Wis., passed away Sunday, March 27, 2016 at St. Agnes Hospital. He was born on July 16, 1952, the first child of William Frederick and Stella Verna Stubbe. Jim served in the United States Marine Corps from 1971-1975 and was very proud of his military service. Jim married the love of his life, Kathleen Schmitz, on April 15, 1972...
Leroy Matthew Sobba (04/01/16)
Leroy Matthew Sobba, 63, of Cabot, Ark. died Tuesday, March 22, 2016. He was born Jan. 27, 1953 in Garnett, Kan., to the late Joseph Sobba and Bertha Pickert Sobba. Leroy was a member of St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Jacksonville. He was a loving father, husband and brother. He was a good man and a friend to everyone who knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents and his father in law, Troy Foster...
James Muril Lamb (04/01/16)
James Muril Lamb was born May 24, 1931, in Wynne, Ark., son of James Thomas and Rachel Caldonia (Allison) Lamb. He departed this life Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at his home in Viola, at the age of 84 years, 9 months and 28 days. Muril was united in marriage Oct. 3, 1993, to Tracy Michelle Johnson in Tuckerman, Ark. He was self employed as a truck driver for many years. Muril was a member of Jehovah's Witness. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him...
Harold Wayne Emery (04/01/16)
Harold Wayne Emery of Sturkie, Ark., son of the late Noel Emery and Mary Trett Emery Voigtlander was born Aug. 29, 1943 in Moko, Ark. He died March 18, 2016 at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 72 years 6 months and 18 days. Harold was a Navy veteran and served his country during the Vietnam War where he earned the National Defence Service Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal. ...
Death Notices for week of March, 24 , 2016 (03/24/16)
Betty Ludden, 89, of Cherokee Village, died March 11 at her home. Arrangements by Haensel Funeral Home in Bloomington, Ill. John Wayne "Bubba" Coleman, 59, of West Plains, formerly of Thayer, died March 15 in West Plains. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in West Plains...
Roy Leonard Williams (03/24/16)
Roy Leonard Williams was born in Kansas City, Mo., on Sept. 20, 1926, the son of Thurman Lewis and Anna Iona (Emery) Williams. He departed this life March 17, 2016, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 89 years, 5 months and 26 days...
Robert Lowell Langston (03/24/16)
Robert Lowell Langston, son of the late Z.T. Langston and Mae Harper Langston, was born Dec. 29, 1920 in Couch, Mo. and departed this life March 17, 2016. He was married Nov. 6, 1943 in Duluth, Minn. in a military wedding to Marjorie Anderson, who preceded him in death Feb. 27, 2008. They were happily married for 64 years...
John Wayne "Bubba" Coleman (03/23/16)
Funeral services for John Wayne "Bubba" Coleman, 59, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Thayer, Mo., were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 19 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, Thayer, with Sam Cobb officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains...
Lillie Helen Barber White (03/09/16)
Lillie Helen Barber White was born January 12, 1930 in Milfaye, Okla. She died March 4, 2016 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, at the age of 86 years 1 month and 21 days. She was united in marriage to M.L. White Jr. on July 3, 1954 in Viola, Ark. ...
Owen Lee Sanders (03/04/16)
Owen Lee Sanders, 77, of Hardy, Ark., passed away Feb. 20, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg, Mo. Owen was born Sept. 4, 1938, to James Owen and Edna Reable (Ross) Sanders in Wild Cherry, Ark. Owen was united in marriage to Mary Lou French on Dec. ...
Leida Cook (03/04/16)
Leida (Burroughs) Cook was born Sept. 7, 1917, in Cauthron, Ark., daughter of Alfred and Mathey (Larimore) Burroughs. She departed this life Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 98 years, 5 months and 16 days...
Dorothy R. Dunham (03/04/16)
Dorothy R. Dunham, 101, of Marshalltown, Iowa passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, at Lone Tree Health Care Center, in Lone Tree, Iowa. Memorial services were held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 28 at the First Presbyterian Church in Marshalltown. Dorothy Ruth Dunham, was the daughter of Frederick and Nelle (Stewart) Turner, was born Aug. ...
David Loyd "Buck" Guffey (03/04/16)
David Loyd "Buck" Guffey, of Gepp, Ark., son of the late George William Guffey and Nancy Jane Cotter Guffey, was born July 1, 1919 in Ott, Ark. He died Feb. 25, 2016 at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 96 years, 7 months and 24 days. He was united in marriage to Hazel Lorraine Vaughan on April 13, 1940. ...
Death Notices for week of Feb. 24 , 2016 (02/24/16)
Robert L. Bettis, Jr., 89, of Highland, died Feb. 16 in Jonesboro, Ark. Arrangements by Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland. Lora Mae King Gay, 94, of Arlington, Texas, died Feb. 18 in Arlington, Texas. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home in Cave City...
Mozelle Churchill Blevins (02/24/16)
Mozelle Churchill Blevins, 84, of Mammoth Spring, died Feb. 15, in Salem, Ark. She was born on March 17, 1931 in Charlotte, Ark. to William Curtis and Una Pearl (Polston) Churchill. She worked for Puritan Clothing Factory and Marathon Electric where she retired. She loved gardening, sewing, traveling, baking and loved her pets. She was a sweet, gracious and quiet person who loved spending time with her family and grandchildren...
Richard P. Gammie (02/24/16)
Richard P. Gammie, 82, our beloved husband and father, passed away on Feb. 10, 2016. He was born on June 11, 1933 in Waukegan, Ill. to George and Charlotte Gammie. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Joan. He is also survived by his children, Linda, Donna and Bill; and his grandchildren, Stephanie, Valerie, Rachel, Cassandra and Ryan...
Death Notices for week of Feb. 17 , 2016 (02/17/16)
Mary Lenora "Lee" Lewis, 85, of Cave City, died Feb. 7 at her home. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home in Cave City. Aument Otto Deckard, 77, of Alton, Mo., died Feb. 8 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer...
Joyce Hollis Workman (02/17/16)
Joyce Ann Hollis Workman was born the daughter of Leahmon Hollis and Ruby (Dowdy) Hollis on March 15, 1951 in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and departed this life on Feb. 12, 2016, at her home near Thayer at the age of 64 years. She is survived by her fiancÚ, Rick Mooney of Thayer, Mo.; her mother, Ruby Hollis of Thayer, Mo.; two daughters, Lisa Honeycutt and husband, Steve of Thayer, Mo. ...
Dorothy May (Wrenfrow) Parrott (02/17/16)
Dorothy May (Wrenfrow) Parrott was born the daughter of Willie Wrenfrow and Mary (Naiyoke) Wrenfrow on Feb. 24, 1941 in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and departed this life Feb. 11, 2016, at her home in Alton, Missouri, at the age of 74 years. She was united in marriage on June 26, 1965, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Dewey Parrott...
Death Notices for week of Feb. 9, 2016 (02/11/16)
Louise (Shilvock) Presnell, 86, of Myrtle, Mo., died Jan. 28 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Arrangements by Clary Funeral Home in Thayer. Earl Edward Ostrander, 78, of Salem, Ark. died Jan. 30, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Arrangements by Barker Funeral Home of Salem...