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Obituaries from December 2001

George W. Rogers (12/05/01)
George Woodrow Rogers, 88, was born Sept. 10, 1913 and died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001.Survivors include his wife, Opal Rogers; one son, Charles W. Rogers; one daughter, Helen Rowson; five grandchildren, Mike Pitts, Steve Rogers, Laura Rogers, Jennifer Williams and Paula Harapat; five great-grandchildren, Riley Rogers, Dylan Rogers, Jessica Williams, Chance Harapat, and Levi Harapat; two brothers, Coy Rogers and Adrian Rogers; and two sisters, Mildred Gregory and Mary Hall.He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ernest Rogers and James Rogers; one sister, Ruth Haus and his parents.Services were Saturday, Nov. ...
Emma L. Dixon (12/05/01)
Emma Lucinda Dixon, 96, of Walnut Ridge, Ark., formerly of Smithville, Ark., died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. Born Dec. 4, 1904 in Smithville, she was the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Franklin. ...
Bernice Janes (12/05/01)
Bernice Alberta Janes, 91, of Kimberling City, Mo., formerly of Thayer, Mo., died at the Tablerock Retirement Village in Kimberling City Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2001. She was born in Oregon County, Mo. Dec. 27, 1909, the daughter of David Madison Crews and Easter Ann Crews nee Blankenship. ...
Jacob B. Penn (12/05/01)
Jacob Bernard Penn, 95, a lifetime resident of Lynn, Ark., died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge, Ark. He was born Dec. 4, 1905 the son of the late William Franklin and Hattie Mae (Cole) Penn. He was married to Virginia Lucille Martin on March 21, 1944 in Eaton, Ark. ...
George M. Koker (12/05/01)
George M. Koker, 85, of Racine, Wis., formerly of Cherokee Village, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001 in Wisconsin. He was born in Batavia, Ill., Sept. 15, 1916, son of the late Walter H. and Jessie (Nee: Partlow) Koker. He was married Dec. 30, 1957 to Alyce J. ...
Roy T. Sims (12/05/01)
Roy Thomas Sims, 71, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001 at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born Jan. 24, 1930 in Wardell, Mo., the son of George and Mary Eva (Fourthman) Sims. He was married to Lillian Savage on Sept. ...
Tressie Marie Bell (12/05/01)
Tressie Marie Bell, 92, of Oxford, Ark., daughter of the late Dave Caruthers and Addie Lou Carter Caruthers was born Sept. 16, 1909 in Oxford. She died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001 at her home in Oxford. She was married to Borden Bell on Oct. 6, 1951 at Melbourne, Ark. ...
Adah Emily Rivera (12/05/01)
Adah Emily Broady Rivera, 92, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001 in Mtn. Home, Ark. She was born in Lisbon, Mich. on Aug 5, 1909 to Mary and George Broady, both medical doctors, the youngest of two girls, and sister to four brothers.Survivors include her sons, J. ...
Wellie Clay Stogsdill (12/05/01)
Wellie Clay Stogsdill, 95, of Alton, Mo. was born Jan. 3, 1906 in Alton, Mo., and died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001 at the National Health Care in West Plains, Mo. He was a retired sawmiller and carpenter and was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church.Survivors include one daughter, Fern Freeman of Mtn. ...
"Buck" Rogers (12/05/01)
Ernest "Buck" Rogers, 84, was born April 26, 1916 in Couch, Mo., and died April 9, 2001 in Tulsa, Okla. Survivors include three brothers, Coy Rogers of Fresno, Calif., George Rogers and wife, Opal of Salina, Kan., and Adrian Rogers and wife, Erma Gene of Columbus, Miss.; two sisters, Mildred Gregory and husband Marion of Wichita, Kan., and Mary Hall and husband, Leo of Thayer, Mo.; and a host of nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, Edd and Stella Johnson Rogers; his wife, Helen; two sisters, Edith Rogers and Ruth Haus; and one brother, James Rogers. ...
Clyde Trantham (12/05/01)
Clyde Everett Trantham, 75, of Thomasville, Mo., was born July 26, 1926 near Rover, Mo., the son of Clyde and Genevieve Deininger-Trantham. He was a member of the Thomasville Baptist Church and served in the U. S. Army during WWII. He retired from the Missouri State Highway Department after 37 years.Survivors include his wife, Jean Trantham of the home; one daughter, Christa Johnson and husband, Dennis of Thomas-ville; two sons, Charles Tran-tham and wife, Carolyn of Alton, Mo. ...
Newman Whitten (12/05/01)
E. Newman Whitten, 89, of Alton, Mo., was born June 25, 1912 in Alton, Mo., and died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001 at the Reynolds County Memorial Hospital.He was a member of 739 Co. CCC Camp Cuivre River, Troy, Mo., and was also stationed at Camp Five in the Irish Wilderness and New Madrid, Mo., and served as a clerk for Franks Hardware and Alton Hardware for 36 years and was a long time trustee. ...
Dorthy Schimack (12/19/01)
Dorthy Schimack, 88, of Cherokee Village, died Dec. 8, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 12, 1913, in Chicago, she was the daughter of Matilda Buchler Schimack and Frank Schimack. She was an aid for the fathers at St. ...
Zela V. Puckett (12/19/01)
Zela V. Puckett, 92, of Cave City, died Dec. 10, 2001, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. Born May 5, 1909, at Sidney, she was the daughter of Joe Clark and Annie Irene Cole Arnold. She was a homemaker and a member of Cave City First United Methodist Church.Survivors include a daughter, Lou A. ...
Ray Osborn Grable (12/19/01)
Ray Osborn Grable, 92, died Dec. 8, 2001, at Stillwater, Okla.Born Nov. 11, 1909, in Texas County, Mo., he was the son of Garret and Alma Newport Grable. He married Mary E. Davis Oct. 11, 1952, at Fayetteville, and they lived at Thayer where he was a farmer and worked as a carpenter until he retired. ...
Orre M. Smith (12/19/01)
Orre M. Smith, 90, of Cassville, Mo., formerly of Monett, died Dec. 9, 2001, at Barry County Care Center in Cassville.Born Feb. 24, 1911, in Bexar, Ark., she was the daughter of William Obed Jennings and Annabelle Sears Jennings. She married Ted Smith Dec. ...
Janice Thukral (12/19/01)
Janice Carol Thukral, 42, died Dec. 5, 2001, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark.Born Dec. 30, 1958, in Mammoth Spring, she was the daughter of George and Lavern Lenex Shepherd. She married Kulbir Thukral and was a homemaker.Survivors include her husband; a brother, Douglas Shepherd and wife, Ruthanne, of Glencoe; two sisters -- Wenoka Holman and her husband, Kenneth of Glencoe, and Pat Daniels and her husband, John of Jacksonville, Ark.; several nieces and nephews, and her four-legged child, Burfee.A memorial service was Dec. ...
Larry Jay Hatman (12/19/01)
Larry Jay Hatman, 57, of Salem, Ark., died Dec. 4, 2001, in Mountain Home.Born March 16, 1944, in Salem, he was the son of Cleo and Loretta Pauline Staggs Hatman. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam Conflict. He was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include a brother, Jerry Hatman of Salem; his best friend, Julia Jenkins of Salem; and many other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David Hatman.A memorial service was Dec. ...
Jesse Gustafson (12/19/01)
Jesse Gustafson, 19, formerly of Thayer, died Dec. 3, 2001. Survivors include his mother and her fiancee -- Linda Marcotte and Robert Kowalchuk; his grandparents -- Vern and Alice Talley of Thayer; two brothers -- John of Thayer and Jacob of Tampa, Fla.; and a sister, Heather of Tampa.A memorial service was Dec. 7 on Gandy Beach in Pinellas County in Tampa, Fla.Arrangements were under the direction of Mark III Funeral Home of Tampa...
"Jay" Couch (12/19/01)
Serge Jimmy "Jay" Couch, 46, died Dec. 2, 2001, in Hartville, Mo.Born Jan. 7, 1955, in Bordeaux, France, he was the son of Marthe Martin Couch and John W. Couch Jr.He married Dora Elizabeth Alford in Bossier City, La. He became an American citizen in 1965 and was an auto body paint and repairman.Survivors include a daughter, Samantha Couch Lataxes of Westwego, La.; a son, Jessie Couch of Westwego; his mother, Marthe Couch of Mansfield, Mo.; a sister, Anita Cooke of Fordland, Mo.; a brother, Jerry Couch of Hartville; his paternal grandmother, Beulah Couch of Thayer; several aunts, uncles, and cousins, including his family in France.He was preceded in death by his father.A graveside service and burial was Dec. ...
Clyde Trantham (12/05/01)
Clyde Everett Trantham, 75, of Thomasville, Mo., was born July 26, 1926 near Rover, Mo., the son of Clyde and Genevieve Deininger-Trantham. He was a member of the Thomasville Baptist Church and served in the U. S. Army during WWII. He retired from the Missouri State Highway Department after 37 years.Survivors include his wife, Jean Trantham of the home; one daughter, Christa Johnson and husband, Dennis of Thomas-ville; two sons, Charles Tran-tham and wife, Carolyn of Alton, Mo. ...
Tressie Marie Bell (12/05/01)
Tressie Marie Bell, 92, of Oxford, Ark., daughter of the late Dave Caruthers and Addie Lou Carter Caruthers was born Sept. 16, 1909 in Oxford. She died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001 at her home in Oxford. She was married to Borden Bell on Oct. 6, 1951 at Melbourne, Ark. ...
Roy T. Sims (12/05/01)
Roy Thomas Sims, 71, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001 at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born Jan. 24, 1930 in Wardell, Mo., the son of George and Mary Eva (Fourthman) Sims. He was married to Lillian Savage on Sept. ...
George M. Koker (12/05/01)
George M. Koker, 85, of Racine, Wis., formerly of Cherokee Village, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001 in Wisconsin. He was born in Batavia, Ill., Sept. 15, 1916, son of the late Walter H. and Jessie (Nee: Partlow) Koker. He was married Dec. 30, 1957 to Alyce J. ...
Jacob B. Penn (12/05/01)
Jacob Bernard Penn, 95, a lifetime resident of Lynn, Ark., died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge, Ark. He was born Dec. 4, 1905 the son of the late William Franklin and Hattie Mae (Cole) Penn. He was married to Virginia Lucille Martin on March 21, 1944 in Eaton, Ark. ...
Bernice Janes (12/05/01)
Bernice Alberta Janes, 91, of Kimberling City, Mo., formerly of Thayer, Mo., died at the Tablerock Retirement Village in Kimberling City Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2001. She was born in Oregon County, Mo. Dec. 27, 1909, the daughter of David Madison Crews and Easter Ann Crews nee Blankenship. ...
Emma L. Dixon (12/05/01)
Emma Lucinda Dixon, 96, of Walnut Ridge, Ark., formerly of Smithville, Ark., died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. Born Dec. 4, 1904 in Smithville, she was the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Franklin. ...
Newman Whitten (12/05/01)
E. Newman Whitten, 89, of Alton, Mo., was born June 25, 1912 in Alton, Mo., and died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001 at the Reynolds County Memorial Hospital.He was a member of 739 Co. CCC Camp Cuivre River, Troy, Mo., and was also stationed at Camp Five in the Irish Wilderness and New Madrid, Mo., and served as a clerk for Franks Hardware and Alton Hardware for 36 years and was a long time trustee. ...
Adah Emily Rivera (12/05/01)
Adah Emily Broady Rivera, 92, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001 in Mtn. Home, Ark. She was born in Lisbon, Mich. on Aug 5, 1909 to Mary and George Broady, both medical doctors, the youngest of two girls, and sister to four brothers.Survivors include her sons, J. ...
"Buck" Rogers (12/05/01)
Ernest "Buck" Rogers, 84, was born April 26, 1916 in Couch, Mo., and died April 9, 2001 in Tulsa, Okla. Survivors include three brothers, Coy Rogers of Fresno, Calif., George Rogers and wife, Opal of Salina, Kan., and Adrian Rogers and wife, Erma Gene of Columbus, Miss.; two sisters, Mildred Gregory and husband Marion of Wichita, Kan., and Mary Hall and husband, Leo of Thayer, Mo.; and a host of nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, Edd and Stella Johnson Rogers; his wife, Helen; two sisters, Edith Rogers and Ruth Haus; and one brother, James Rogers. ...
Wellie Clay Stogsdill (12/05/01)
Wellie Clay Stogsdill, 95, of Alton, Mo. was born Jan. 3, 1906 in Alton, Mo., and died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001 at the National Health Care in West Plains, Mo. He was a retired sawmiller and carpenter and was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church.Survivors include one daughter, Fern Freeman of Mtn. ...
George W. Rogers (12/05/01)
George Woodrow Rogers, 88, was born Sept. 10, 1913 and died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001.Survivors include his wife, Opal Rogers; one son, Charles W. Rogers; one daughter, Helen Rowson; five grandchildren, Mike Pitts, Steve Rogers, Laura Rogers, Jennifer Williams and Paula Harapat; five great-grandchildren, Riley Rogers, Dylan Rogers, Jessica Williams, Chance Harapat, and Levi Harapat; two brothers, Coy Rogers and Adrian Rogers; and two sisters, Mildred Gregory and Mary Hall.He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ernest Rogers and James Rogers; one sister, Ruth Haus and his parents.Services were Saturday, Nov. ...
Larry Jay Hatman (12/19/01)
Larry Jay Hatman, 57, of Salem, Ark., died Dec. 4, 2001, in Mountain Home.Born March 16, 1944, in Salem, he was the son of Cleo and Loretta Pauline Staggs Hatman. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam Conflict. He was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include a brother, Jerry Hatman of Salem; his best friend, Julia Jenkins of Salem; and many other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David Hatman.A memorial service was Dec. ...
Jesse Gustafson (12/19/01)
Jesse Gustafson, 19, formerly of Thayer, died Dec. 3, 2001. Survivors include his mother and her fiancee -- Linda Marcotte and Robert Kowalchuk; his grandparents -- Vern and Alice Talley of Thayer; two brothers -- John of Thayer and Jacob of Tampa, Fla.; and a sister, Heather of Tampa.A memorial service was Dec. 7 on Gandy Beach in Pinellas County in Tampa, Fla.Arrangements were under the direction of Mark III Funeral Home of Tampa...
"Jay" Couch (12/19/01)
Serge Jimmy "Jay" Couch, 46, died Dec. 2, 2001, in Hartville, Mo.Born Jan. 7, 1955, in Bordeaux, France, he was the son of Marthe Martin Couch and John W. Couch Jr.He married Dora Elizabeth Alford in Bossier City, La. He became an American citizen in 1965 and was an auto body paint and repairman.Survivors include a daughter, Samantha Couch Lataxes of Westwego, La.; a son, Jessie Couch of Westwego; his mother, Marthe Couch of Mansfield, Mo.; a sister, Anita Cooke of Fordland, Mo.; a brother, Jerry Couch of Hartville; his paternal grandmother, Beulah Couch of Thayer; several aunts, uncles, and cousins, including his family in France.He was preceded in death by his father.A graveside service and burial was Dec. ...
Orre M. Smith (12/19/01)
Orre M. Smith, 90, of Cassville, Mo., formerly of Monett, died Dec. 9, 2001, at Barry County Care Center in Cassville.Born Feb. 24, 1911, in Bexar, Ark., she was the daughter of William Obed Jennings and Annabelle Sears Jennings. She married Ted Smith Dec. ...
Janice Thukral (12/19/01)
Janice Carol Thukral, 42, died Dec. 5, 2001, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark.Born Dec. 30, 1958, in Mammoth Spring, she was the daughter of George and Lavern Lenex Shepherd. She married Kulbir Thukral and was a homemaker.Survivors include her husband; a brother, Douglas Shepherd and wife, Ruthanne, of Glencoe; two sisters -- Wenoka Holman and her husband, Kenneth of Glencoe, and Pat Daniels and her husband, John of Jacksonville, Ark.; several nieces and nephews, and her four-legged child, Burfee.A memorial service was Dec. ...
Ray Osborn Grable (12/19/01)
Ray Osborn Grable, 92, died Dec. 8, 2001, at Stillwater, Okla.Born Nov. 11, 1909, in Texas County, Mo., he was the son of Garret and Alma Newport Grable. He married Mary E. Davis Oct. 11, 1952, at Fayetteville, and they lived at Thayer where he was a farmer and worked as a carpenter until he retired. ...
Dorthy Schimack (12/19/01)
Dorthy Schimack, 88, of Cherokee Village, died Dec. 8, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 12, 1913, in Chicago, she was the daughter of Matilda Buchler Schimack and Frank Schimack. She was an aid for the fathers at St. ...
Zela V. Puckett (12/19/01)
Zela V. Puckett, 92, of Cave City, died Dec. 10, 2001, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. Born May 5, 1909, at Sidney, she was the daughter of Joe Clark and Annie Irene Cole Arnold. She was a homemaker and a member of Cave City First United Methodist Church.Survivors include a daughter, Lou A. ...