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Death Notices (03/22/17)
James Oakley (J.O.) Felts, 78, of Mountain Home, Ark., died March 6 in Mountain Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services in Mountain Home. Bobby Joe Wicker, 82, of Myrtle, Mo., died March 12 at Randolph County Nursing Home in Pocahontas, Ark. Arrangements are under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer...
John Moses Collins (03/22/17)
John Moses Collins, 77, of Viola, Ark. was born on Jan. 29, 1940, in Dolph, Ark., son of Richard Elisha and Claudia May (Baker) Collins. He departed this life on March 17, 2017 in Salem, Ark. John married Reida Joann Morgan at Jordan, Ark. on June 25, 1985. He spent his working years with Boeing, Tam Engineering, Basscat Boats, and was a deputy with Mountain Home, Gassville, Cave City and Bakersfield, Mo. He was of the Assembly of God faith and served his country in the U.S. Army...
Hobart Henry Van Buren Jr. (03/22/17)
Hobart Henry Van Buren, Jr., 61, of Salem, Ark., was born on Jan. 4, 1956, in Batavia, N.Y., son of Hobart Henry Van Buren, Sr. and Ruth Mae Butler. He departed this life on March 15, 2017 in Salem. He married Audrey Diane Larmon on Aug. 31, 2007 in Salem. During his working years he worked as a handyman in the construction field. Hobart was dedicated and loved his family very much, he was always there to listen and to help in their time of need. He was of the Christian faith...
William H. Newton (03/22/17)
William W. "Bill" Newton, born in Oak Grove, La., Jan. 8, 1939, son of William Percy and Gladys Thompson Newton, departed this life March 15, 2017. Bill is survived by his wife of over 53 years, Marcia Crawford Newton of the home; son, Michael Lynn Newton (Melissa); grandson, Joshua Michael Newton (future granddaughter, Sarah Donahue); great grandson, Garret Watts all of Mountain Home, Ark.; sisters, Marie Cullever of Houma, L.a, Jo Ellen Manley (Herbert) of Monroe, La. ...
Geneva Ruth Smith (03/22/17)
Geneva Ruth Smith was born the daughter of Van Armstrong and Martha (Cozort) Armstrong on Dec. 7, 1923, in Morriston, Ark., and departed this life on March 14, 2017, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 93 years. She was united in marriage on Aug. 6, 1939, in Salem, Ark., to Claude Smith, who preceded her in death on June 5, 1988...
Steven Joe Pierce (03/22/17)
Steven Joe Pierce was born the son of Madison Pierce and Mary Jane (Cerutti) Pierce on Dec. 25, 1953, in Thayer, Mo., and died March 13, 2017, at his home in Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 63 years. He was united in marriage on April 9, 1976, at Mammoth Spring to Deniece Risner...
James Oakley Felts (03/22/17)
Funeral services for James Oakley (J.O.) Felts of Mountain Home, Ark., was Thursday, March 9 at Viola First Baptist Church, with Brother Larry Ring officiating. Visitation was Wednesday, March 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kirby and Family Funeral Home and Thursday, March 9 from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church...
James Rodney Barker (03/22/17)
James Rodney Barker, 79, of Salem, Ark. was born Feb. 8, 1938 to the late Luther Sylvester and Nola Lou (Maguffee) Barker in Salem. He departed this life on March 19, 2017 in Salem. Rodney married Hazel Louise Bosworth on July 6, 1958 in Salem and to this union three children were born. ...
Death Notices (03/15/17)
LC Qualls, 76, of Benton, Ark., died Feb. 28 in Little Rock, Ark. Arrangements are under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home in Cave City. Sharon Kay Bailey, 74, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 4 at her home. Arrangements are under the direction of Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland...
Lawrence W. Newman (03/15/17)
Lawrence W. Newman, born July 3, 1940 in Waynesboro, Ga., son of the late John E. and Irene (Padgett) Newman, departed this life, Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at his home in Salem, Ark. at the age of 76 years, 8 months and 4 days. Lawrence was united in marriage on Sept. 17, 1966 to Juanita Wheeler in French Camp, Miss. and to this union four children were born; Faith, Joy, Stephen and Grace. Lawrence spent his life as a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend...
Donald Gene Lowrie (03/15/17)
Donald Gene Lowrie, 86, of Salem, Ark. was born on June 1, 1930, in Omaha, Neb., son of Richard Lemay and Elsie Mae (Miller) Lowrie. He departed this life on March 8, 2017 in Little Rock, Ark. Donald married Mary JoAnn Branscum on March 27, 1981 in Little Rock, Ark. ...
Donald Gene Lowrie (03/15/17)
Donald Gene Lowrie, 86, of Salem, Ark. was born on June 1, 1930, in Omaha, Neb., son of Richard Lemay and Elsie Mae (Miller) Lowrie. He departed this life on March 8, 2017 in Little Rock, Ark. Donald married Mary JoAnn Branscum on March 27, 1981 in Little Rock, Ark. ...