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Obituaries from March 2002

Tammy Adams (03/27/02)
Tammy Jane Adams, 35, of Hazelwood, Mo. was born March 7, 1967, in St. Louis, Mo., and died Monday, March 11, 2002, at the Forest Park Hospital. Survivors include her husband Bill Adams; three children, Daymon Allen Adams, Jesse Adams and Summer Adams all of the home in Hazelwood, Mo.; her mother, Karen Harris of West Plains; one sister, Vicki Hazelwood of Rolla, Mo.; one brother, Donnie Litton of California; one half-sister, Amy Stevens; two half brothers, John Stevens and Brian Stevens, all of Rolla, Mo.; her maternal grandparents, Harold and Pearl Stogsdill of Madison, Ill., and numerous other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her father, Daymon Stevens; and one sister, Angelia Schutz.Services were Thursday, March 14, 2002, at the Clary Chapel. ...
Herb York (03/27/02)
Herb York, 71, son of the late Homer Mitchell York and Grace Irene Pressley York was born Aug. 8, 1930, in Koshkonong, Mo., and died March 14, 2002, in St. Louis, Mo. He was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps, serving in the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Bakersfield Masonic Lodge and was employed for several years as as painter for Southwest Truck Body in West Plains, Mo. ...
Donald W. King (03/27/02)
Donald W. King, 50, was born Nov. 23, 1951, in Pocahontas, Ark, the son of Clifton Lee and Mary June Murray King. He went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, March 12, 2002, in Hot Springs, Ark.He was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. ...
Elbert "Ebb" Moody (03/27/02)
Elbert F. Moody, 97, son of the late Amos and Bitha Foster Moody was born March 12, 1905, in Iuka, Ark. He died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Calico Rock, Ark. He was married to Lucy Hill Feb. 19, 1927 in Mt. Olive, Ark., and to this union four children were born. ...
Carl Morgan (03/27/02)
Carl Dexter Morgan, 78, of Williford, Ark. died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Feb. 12, 1924, in Williford, the son of the late Clarence Dexter and Mirtie Mae (Gann) Morgan. He was married to Norma Frances Clemons Jan. ...
Emma Anderson (03/27/02)
Emma Sisk Wilson Ander-son, 94, of Batesville, Ark., Tuesday March 19, 2002, at Batesville Nursing and Rehab-ilitation Center in Batesville. She was born March 8, 1908, at Big Flat, Ark. to Melton Price and Matilda Treat Sisk. She was the granddaughter of the late Steven Treat and Arthur Rankin Sisk, early settlers of Stone County. ...
Florence Chapman (03/27/02)
Florence M. Chapman, 103 of Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Thursday, March 21, 2002, in Davenport. She was born April 24, 1898, in Traer, Iowa, the daughter of Peter and Ina (Stark) McMillan. She was married to Rev. Donald Paul Chapman on June 30, 1926, in Traer, Iowa.. ...
Scoval Floyd (03/27/02)
Scoval Floyd, 84, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Harve Leslie and Sarah Ellis (Smith) Floyd was born July 2, 1917, at Moko, Ark. He died Saturday, March 16, 2002, in Salem. He was married to Judy Skrapates Oct. 17, 1977, in Salem. He was a farmer, a handyman, and served his country in the U. ...
Helen Floyd (03/27/02)
Helen Ernestine Floyd, 72, daughter of the late Ernie Lee Wallace and Minnie Mae dunkin Wallace, was born JJune 27, 1929, in Many Islands, Ark., and died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, in Thayer, Mo. She was married in 1941 to Paul Simmons and later married James Ross. ...
"Bob" Holman (03/27/02)
Bobby "Bob" Roy Holman, 67, son of the late Samuel T. "Snipe" Holman and Mildred Redburn Holman was born Jan. 3, 1935, in Alton, Mo., and died Friday, March 15, 2002, in Thayer, Mo. He was married Jan. 27, 1956, in Chicago, Ill., to Elsie Armstrong.He became a Christian and was baptized several years ago and was of the Baptist faith.He was a rural mail carrier for fifteen years and was an avid outdoors person, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, beekeeping, and gardening.Survivors include his wife, Elsie of the home near Thayer; four daughters, Vanessa Farkas and husband, Patrick of Rogersville, Mo., Missy Snyder and husband, Ernie of Seymour, Mo., Teresa Latham and husband, Larry of Alton, and Lesa Ehret and husband, Steve of Gulfport, Miss.; one brother, Larry Holman of Trumann, Ark.; two sisters, Shirley Boles of Kansas City, Mo. ...
Ruby Eary (03/27/02)
Ruby Onetta Eary, 85, daughter of the late William and Dollie Coleman was born Sept. 21, 1916, in the community of Gid, Ark. She died March 16, 2002, at Sidney, Ark. She was married Oct. 1, 1934, to Lloyd Olan Eary in Guion, Ark., and to this union four children were born. ...
Bert Parker (03/27/02)
Bert Parker, 64, son of the late Tom and Katy Parker was born March 20, 1937, in Scotts City, Mo. He died March 17, 2002, at Calico Rock, Ark. He was married to Georgia Ritter in August of 1967, in Kansas City, Mo. He spent most of his working years as an auto mechanic.Survivors include his wife, Georgia Parker of the home; six sons and five daughters-in-law, Bert Troy and Debbie Parker of Smithton, Mo., Charley and Brenda Parker of Calico Rock, Ark., Robert and Judy Parker of Calico Rock, Wayne and Angie Cunningham of Mtn. ...
Katherine Altpeter (03/21/02)
Katherine W. Altpeter, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Friday, March 8, 2002, at the Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mtn. Home, Ark. She was born July 28, 1916, the daughter of Leo Prill and Katherine (Loibl) Prill. She was married to Orval G. Altpeter April 22, 1944 in Justice, Ill. ...
Leslie E. Clarke (03/21/02)
Leslie E. Clarke, 83, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born June 25, 1918, in Sycamore, Ill., the son of Ernest G. and Emily (Joslin) Clarke. He worked many years as an auto mechanic for Commonwealth Edison before retirement. ...
Mary Alice Eder (03/21/02)
Alice Eder, 89, daughter of the late Thomas Dills and Minnie Riley Dills was born April 24, 1912 in Oregon County, Mo., and died Thursday, March 7, 2002, in Thayer, Mo. She was married Dec. 21, 1934, in Kansas City, Mo. to Ray F. Eder, who preceded her in death Nov. ...
William Whitten (03/21/02)
William Jewel Whitten, 80, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Ash Flat, died Friday, March 8, 2002, at the Sharp Nursing Home at Sidney. He was born Jan. 13, 1922, at Evening Shade, to William and Mary (King) Whitten. He was retired from the U. S. Army, having served in World War II, Korean War, and the Vietnam War. ...
Mary Lee Sisco (03/21/02)
Mary Lee Sisco, 89, of Belle, Mo., and formerly of Alton, Mo., was born Nov. 6, 1912 in Thayer, Mo. and died March 8, 2002, at the Frene Valley Nursing Home in Owensville, Mo.Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie Seilhan and husband, Huey of Batesville, Ark., and Caroline Owens and husband, Don of Belle, Mo.; one daughter-in-law, Sue Sisco of Forest City, Ark.; four sisters, Dorothy Boze of Alton, Verna Crews of West Plains, Louise Miller of Alton, and Lorene Parton also of Alton; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and numerous other friends and relatives.She was preceded in death by her parents, Lemuel and Mickie Hooper-Simpson; her husband, Fred Sisco; one son, Delmer Sisco; one infant daughter; three brothers, Cecil Simpson, Ralph Simpson, and Loyd Simpson; and two sisters, Mae Breedin and Helen Hastings.Services were Monday, March 11, 2002, at the Clary Chapel with Bro. ...
Francis Brown (03/21/02)
Francis Marie Cantrell-Brown 69, of Calico Rock, Ark., daughter of the late Mamie Hicks Cantrell and Charlie William Cantrell was born Aug. 23, 1932, in Calico Rock. She died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She grew up in Calico Rock, and married Dennis Ray Brown. ...
Eleanor Yonda (03/21/02)
Eleanor Yonda, 83, died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at her home in Ash Flat. She was born in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Anton and Mary Temcher Kucher. She was a hospital aide and retired here from Markham, Ill.Survivors include her husband, John Yonda of the home; two sons, Russell Yonda of Springfield, Ill., and Richard Yonda of Menomonee, Wis.; two daughters, Nancy Autrey of Ash Flat, and Janet Oesterling of Cherry Hills, NJ; and two grandchildren, Aaron and Andrew Yonda of Madison, Wis.Family and friends gathered to honor Mrs. ...
Estella Lackey (03/21/02)
Estella Lackey, 91, of Batesville, died Sunday, March 17, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 14, 1910, at Emery, Ark.. to Pleasant Miller and Amanda Jane Wilson Christenberry. She was a homemaker and a member of the Milligan Campground Cumberland Presbyterian Church.Survivors include two sons, Robert Lackey of Denver, Colo., and Lloyd Lackey of Batesville; two daughters, Doris Henderson of Wichita, Kan., and Linda Carol Bullington of Charolette; 12 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, V. ...
Dennis D. Meeks (03/21/02)
Dennis D. Meeks, 47, of Shannon and formerly of Sterling, Ill. died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at his home after an illness. He was born May 20, 1954, in Sterling, Ill. the son of Cloyd L. and Lois E. (Johnson) Meeks. He married Debra K. Zink Nov. 29, 1975, in Como, Ill. ...
Clessie Mattis (03/07/02)
Clessie Alice Mattis, 81, daughter of the late John R. Gillihan and Nancy A. Porter Gillihan was born Oct. 13, 1920 in Hardy, Ark., and died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002 in West Plains, Mo. She was a homemaker and a member of Thayer Freewill Baptist Church.Survivors include three children, Mary Ann Wolf of Tulsa, Okla, Riley Todd of Ash Flat, and Virginia Gunsolus of Mtn. ...
Charles Buckman (03/07/02)
Charles Evin Buckman, 88, of Leesburg, Fla., formerly of Clinton, Iowa, died Feb. 28, 2002, at Westminster Care of Clermont, in Clermont, Fla. Born Nov. 30, 1913, in Clinton, Iowa, he was the son of J.C. "Charlie" and Carrie E. "Lizzie" Judd Buckman. ...
Betty Ladon Gray (03/07/02)
Betty Ladon Gray, 70, of Ravenden died March 1, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born April 30, 1931, in Ravenden, she was the daughter of Edward Oswald Justus and Maggie Elizabeth Simpson Justus. She married James Earl Gray. ...
William Perrigo (03/07/02)
William Urton Perrigo, 90, of Memphis, Tenn. died Feb. 27, 2002 at Methodist Central Hospital. He was a millwright at Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.Survivors include three daughters, Betty Duncan and Gwen Tubbs both of Memphis, and Judy Dunehew of Tupelo, Miss.; one son, William Earl Perrigo, Sr. ...
Earl (Butchie) Wilson (03/07/02)
Earl (Butchie) Wilson 31, of Isabella County, Mich., was born Aug. 29, 1970 in Alma, Mich., and died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002 as a result of an oil field accident in grand Traverse County, Mich. He was employed in the oil fields for 13 years.Survivors include his father, Earl Wilson, II, and step-mother, Louise Wilson of Ash Flat, his mother, Barbara Wilson of Mt. ...
Dorothy Moser (03/07/02)
Dorothy Ellis Moser, 83, daughter of the late James and Lillian Franks Ellis was born Aug. 28, 1918 at Viola, Ark. She died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mtn. Home.She was married to Ray Moser at Mitchell Feb. 17, 1936 and was a devoted wife to her husband for 59 years. ...
Odessa Hutcheson (03/07/02)
Odessa M. Hutcheson, 94, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002 at the Excelsior Springs Medical Center. She was born in Salem, Ark., Dec. 26, 1907 and lived in Salem before moving to Thayer. She lived in Excelsior Springs for the past four years.Survivors include her son, David Hutcheson of Rayville, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.She was preceded in death by her husband, David Hutcheson in 1956; and four sons, Robert Van, Harold Dean, James Ray, and Calvin W. ...
Shelby E. Smith (03/07/02)
Shelby E. Smith, 86, of Sturkie, Ark., son of the late Clifford Ser-geant and Bessie Fannie (Jennings) Smith was born Dec. 19, 1915 at Quitman, Texas. He died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002 in Mtn. Home. He was married to Lillian M. Emery Oct. 3, 1959 at Arcata, Calif. ...
Doug Caldwell (03/07/02)
Doug Scott Caldwell, 33, son of J. C. and Freda Caldwell, Scottie Caldwell, and the late Alice Caldwell was born Jan. 31, 1969 in Mtn. View, Mo., and died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002 in Thayer, Mo. He was married July 15, 1995 in Thayer, Mo. to Tamara Massey.He was a conductor and engineer for Burlington North-ern Santa Fe Railroad. ...
Freda Webb (03/07/02)
Freda Louvean Webb, 87, of Mtn. Home, formerly of Viola, daughter of the late Thomas and Nancy Vest Jones was born Sept. 13, 1914 in Boswell, Ark. She died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002 at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mtn. Home. She was married to Thomas Leonard Webb Sept. ...
Joseph Delaney (03/07/02)
Joseph Delaney, 87, died Feb. 18, 2002 in Palm Desert, Calif. He was born in Marcus, Iowa and became the third generation to own Delaney's Grocery & General Store. At the start of World War II he went to Chicago, Ill. to join the war effort, working at Amphenol Borg Electronics which later became Essex International. ...
Ruby Lee Johnson (03/07/02)
Ruby Lee Johnson, 85, of Pilot Grove, Mo. died Feb. 26, 2002 at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics in Columbia, Mo. She was born Sept. 17, 1916 in Wirth, Ark., the daughter of Edward Logan and Elizabeth Eveler Court-wright. She was married to Jessie Johnson on Dec. ...
Fred Wisehart (03/07/02)
Fred Henry Wisehart, 88, son of the late Roy J. Wisehart and Ollie Crass Wisehart was born Dec. 23, 1913 in Myrtle, Mo. and died Feb. 17, 2002 in Saint Louis, Mo. He was married to Neatabell Davis in Myrtle, Mo. He was married in 1966 in Saint Louis, Mo. ...
Flino Caraway (03/07/02)
Flino Caraway, 85, of Melbourne, son of the late Thomas and Lizzie Winkle Caraway was born Aug. 8, 1916 in Lafferty, Ark. He died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002. He was married to Lillian Dover Nov. 22, 1935 in Mt. Pleasant, Ark., and to this union three children were born. ...
Helen D. Rogers (03/07/02)
Helen D. Rogers, 88, daughter of the late Van Vincent and Maggie Charlton Vincent was born Dec. 15, 1913 in Many Islands, Ark., and died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002 in Thayer, Mo. She was married to Ralph Rogers who preceded her in death Sept. 15, 1978.She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post #7831 in Mammoth Spring, and the Mammoth Spring Chapter 149 Order of the Eastern Star. ...
Brian Taylor (03/07/02)
Brian Edward Taylor, 23 of Hardy, Ark. died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002 in an automobile accident on Ark., Hwy. 175 near Hardy. He was born July 15, 1978 in Mtn. Home, son of John R. and Kathie (Casey) Taylor. He was a graduate of Williford High School in Williford. ...
Carl Shehorn (03/07/02)
Carl Oland Shehorn, 69 of Alton, Mo. was born Sept. 22, 1932 in Alton, Mo. and died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002 at the Ozarks Medical Center. He was a graduate of the Alton High School, class of 1950, served in the U. S. Navy and spent the majority of his life working as an electronics engineer.Survivors include one son, Marlin and wife, Mary Kay (Tucker) Shehorn of Russellville, Ark.; their children, Drs. ...
James Eli Williams (03/07/02)
James Eli Williams, 78, son of the late Melvin Williams and Martha Robinette Williams was born Jan. 13, 1924 in Ava, Mo., and died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002 in Springfield, Mo. He was married Sept. 24, 1950 in Kansas City, Mo. to Lillian Walthall.He was employed by Wonder Bread Company in Kansas City, Mo. ...
Lawrence Moser (03/07/02)
Lawrence W. Moser, 80, son of the late Willie and Novella Cawley Moser was born April 26, 1921 in Laferty, Ark. He died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002 at the Calico Rock Medical Center in Calico Rock, Ark. He was married to Hattie McDonald on Nov. 28, 1956, and to this union four children were born. ...
Scoval Floyd (03/27/02)
Scoval Floyd, 84, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Harve Leslie and Sarah Ellis (Smith) Floyd was born July 2, 1917, at Moko, Ark. He died Saturday, March 16, 2002, in Salem. He was married to Judy Skrapates Oct. 17, 1977, in Salem. He was a farmer, a handyman, and served his country in the U. ...
Helen Floyd (03/27/02)
Helen Ernestine Floyd, 72, daughter of the late Ernie Lee Wallace and Minnie Mae dunkin Wallace, was born JJune 27, 1929, in Many Islands, Ark., and died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, in Thayer, Mo. She was married in 1941 to Paul Simmons and later married James Ross. ...
Ruby Eary (03/27/02)
Ruby Onetta Eary, 85, daughter of the late William and Dollie Coleman was born Sept. 21, 1916, in the community of Gid, Ark. She died March 16, 2002, at Sidney, Ark. She was married Oct. 1, 1934, to Lloyd Olan Eary in Guion, Ark., and to this union four children were born. ...
Bert Parker (03/27/02)
Bert Parker, 64, son of the late Tom and Katy Parker was born March 20, 1937, in Scotts City, Mo. He died March 17, 2002, at Calico Rock, Ark. He was married to Georgia Ritter in August of 1967, in Kansas City, Mo. He spent most of his working years as an auto mechanic.Survivors include his wife, Georgia Parker of the home; six sons and five daughters-in-law, Bert Troy and Debbie Parker of Smithton, Mo., Charley and Brenda Parker of Calico Rock, Ark., Robert and Judy Parker of Calico Rock, Wayne and Angie Cunningham of Mtn. ...
Donald W. King (03/27/02)
Donald W. King, 50, was born Nov. 23, 1951, in Pocahontas, Ark, the son of Clifton Lee and Mary June Murray King. He went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, March 12, 2002, in Hot Springs, Ark.He was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. ...
Herb York (03/27/02)
Herb York, 71, son of the late Homer Mitchell York and Grace Irene Pressley York was born Aug. 8, 1930, in Koshkonong, Mo., and died March 14, 2002, in St. Louis, Mo. He was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps, serving in the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Bakersfield Masonic Lodge and was employed for several years as as painter for Southwest Truck Body in West Plains, Mo. ...
Tammy Adams (03/27/02)
Tammy Jane Adams, 35, of Hazelwood, Mo. was born March 7, 1967, in St. Louis, Mo., and died Monday, March 11, 2002, at the Forest Park Hospital. Survivors include her husband Bill Adams; three children, Daymon Allen Adams, Jesse Adams and Summer Adams all of the home in Hazelwood, Mo.; her mother, Karen Harris of West Plains; one sister, Vicki Hazelwood of Rolla, Mo.; one brother, Donnie Litton of California; one half-sister, Amy Stevens; two half brothers, John Stevens and Brian Stevens, all of Rolla, Mo.; her maternal grandparents, Harold and Pearl Stogsdill of Madison, Ill., and numerous other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her father, Daymon Stevens; and one sister, Angelia Schutz.Services were Thursday, March 14, 2002, at the Clary Chapel. ...
Elbert "Ebb" Moody (03/27/02)
Elbert F. Moody, 97, son of the late Amos and Bitha Foster Moody was born March 12, 1905, in Iuka, Ark. He died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Calico Rock, Ark. He was married to Lucy Hill Feb. 19, 1927 in Mt. Olive, Ark., and to this union four children were born. ...
"Bob" Holman (03/27/02)
Bobby "Bob" Roy Holman, 67, son of the late Samuel T. "Snipe" Holman and Mildred Redburn Holman was born Jan. 3, 1935, in Alton, Mo., and died Friday, March 15, 2002, in Thayer, Mo. He was married Jan. 27, 1956, in Chicago, Ill., to Elsie Armstrong.He became a Christian and was baptized several years ago and was of the Baptist faith.He was a rural mail carrier for fifteen years and was an avid outdoors person, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, beekeeping, and gardening.Survivors include his wife, Elsie of the home near Thayer; four daughters, Vanessa Farkas and husband, Patrick of Rogersville, Mo., Missy Snyder and husband, Ernie of Seymour, Mo., Teresa Latham and husband, Larry of Alton, and Lesa Ehret and husband, Steve of Gulfport, Miss.; one brother, Larry Holman of Trumann, Ark.; two sisters, Shirley Boles of Kansas City, Mo. ...
Emma Anderson (03/27/02)
Emma Sisk Wilson Ander-son, 94, of Batesville, Ark., Tuesday March 19, 2002, at Batesville Nursing and Rehab-ilitation Center in Batesville. She was born March 8, 1908, at Big Flat, Ark. to Melton Price and Matilda Treat Sisk. She was the granddaughter of the late Steven Treat and Arthur Rankin Sisk, early settlers of Stone County. ...
Florence Chapman (03/27/02)
Florence M. Chapman, 103 of Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Thursday, March 21, 2002, in Davenport. She was born April 24, 1898, in Traer, Iowa, the daughter of Peter and Ina (Stark) McMillan. She was married to Rev. Donald Paul Chapman on June 30, 1926, in Traer, Iowa.. ...
Carl Morgan (03/27/02)
Carl Dexter Morgan, 78, of Williford, Ark. died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Feb. 12, 1924, in Williford, the son of the late Clarence Dexter and Mirtie Mae (Gann) Morgan. He was married to Norma Frances Clemons Jan. ...
Mary Alice Eder (03/21/02)
Alice Eder, 89, daughter of the late Thomas Dills and Minnie Riley Dills was born April 24, 1912 in Oregon County, Mo., and died Thursday, March 7, 2002, in Thayer, Mo. She was married Dec. 21, 1934, in Kansas City, Mo. to Ray F. Eder, who preceded her in death Nov. ...
Mary Lee Sisco (03/21/02)
Mary Lee Sisco, 89, of Belle, Mo., and formerly of Alton, Mo., was born Nov. 6, 1912 in Thayer, Mo. and died March 8, 2002, at the Frene Valley Nursing Home in Owensville, Mo.Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie Seilhan and husband, Huey of Batesville, Ark., and Caroline Owens and husband, Don of Belle, Mo.; one daughter-in-law, Sue Sisco of Forest City, Ark.; four sisters, Dorothy Boze of Alton, Verna Crews of West Plains, Louise Miller of Alton, and Lorene Parton also of Alton; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and numerous other friends and relatives.She was preceded in death by her parents, Lemuel and Mickie Hooper-Simpson; her husband, Fred Sisco; one son, Delmer Sisco; one infant daughter; three brothers, Cecil Simpson, Ralph Simpson, and Loyd Simpson; and two sisters, Mae Breedin and Helen Hastings.Services were Monday, March 11, 2002, at the Clary Chapel with Bro. ...
Leslie E. Clarke (03/21/02)
Leslie E. Clarke, 83, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born June 25, 1918, in Sycamore, Ill., the son of Ernest G. and Emily (Joslin) Clarke. He worked many years as an auto mechanic for Commonwealth Edison before retirement. ...
Katherine Altpeter (03/21/02)
Katherine W. Altpeter, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Friday, March 8, 2002, at the Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mtn. Home, Ark. She was born July 28, 1916, the daughter of Leo Prill and Katherine (Loibl) Prill. She was married to Orval G. Altpeter April 22, 1944 in Justice, Ill. ...
Francis Brown (03/21/02)
Francis Marie Cantrell-Brown 69, of Calico Rock, Ark., daughter of the late Mamie Hicks Cantrell and Charlie William Cantrell was born Aug. 23, 1932, in Calico Rock. She died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She grew up in Calico Rock, and married Dennis Ray Brown. ...
Estella Lackey (03/21/02)
Estella Lackey, 91, of Batesville, died Sunday, March 17, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 14, 1910, at Emery, Ark.. to Pleasant Miller and Amanda Jane Wilson Christenberry. She was a homemaker and a member of the Milligan Campground Cumberland Presbyterian Church.Survivors include two sons, Robert Lackey of Denver, Colo., and Lloyd Lackey of Batesville; two daughters, Doris Henderson of Wichita, Kan., and Linda Carol Bullington of Charolette; 12 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, V. ...
Dennis D. Meeks (03/21/02)
Dennis D. Meeks, 47, of Shannon and formerly of Sterling, Ill. died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at his home after an illness. He was born May 20, 1954, in Sterling, Ill. the son of Cloyd L. and Lois E. (Johnson) Meeks. He married Debra K. Zink Nov. 29, 1975, in Como, Ill. ...
William Whitten (03/21/02)
William Jewel Whitten, 80, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Ash Flat, died Friday, March 8, 2002, at the Sharp Nursing Home at Sidney. He was born Jan. 13, 1922, at Evening Shade, to William and Mary (King) Whitten. He was retired from the U. S. Army, having served in World War II, Korean War, and the Vietnam War. ...
Eleanor Yonda (03/21/02)
Eleanor Yonda, 83, died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at her home in Ash Flat. She was born in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Anton and Mary Temcher Kucher. She was a hospital aide and retired here from Markham, Ill.Survivors include her husband, John Yonda of the home; two sons, Russell Yonda of Springfield, Ill., and Richard Yonda of Menomonee, Wis.; two daughters, Nancy Autrey of Ash Flat, and Janet Oesterling of Cherry Hills, NJ; and two grandchildren, Aaron and Andrew Yonda of Madison, Wis.Family and friends gathered to honor Mrs. ...
James Eli Williams (03/07/02)
James Eli Williams, 78, son of the late Melvin Williams and Martha Robinette Williams was born Jan. 13, 1924 in Ava, Mo., and died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002 in Springfield, Mo. He was married Sept. 24, 1950 in Kansas City, Mo. to Lillian Walthall.He was employed by Wonder Bread Company in Kansas City, Mo. ...
Carl Shehorn (03/07/02)
Carl Oland Shehorn, 69 of Alton, Mo. was born Sept. 22, 1932 in Alton, Mo. and died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002 at the Ozarks Medical Center. He was a graduate of the Alton High School, class of 1950, served in the U. S. Navy and spent the majority of his life working as an electronics engineer.Survivors include one son, Marlin and wife, Mary Kay (Tucker) Shehorn of Russellville, Ark.; their children, Drs. ...
Clessie Mattis (03/07/02)
Clessie Alice Mattis, 81, daughter of the late John R. Gillihan and Nancy A. Porter Gillihan was born Oct. 13, 1920 in Hardy, Ark., and died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002 in West Plains, Mo. She was a homemaker and a member of Thayer Freewill Baptist Church.Survivors include three children, Mary Ann Wolf of Tulsa, Okla, Riley Todd of Ash Flat, and Virginia Gunsolus of Mtn. ...
Helen D. Rogers (03/07/02)
Helen D. Rogers, 88, daughter of the late Van Vincent and Maggie Charlton Vincent was born Dec. 15, 1913 in Many Islands, Ark., and died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002 in Thayer, Mo. She was married to Ralph Rogers who preceded her in death Sept. 15, 1978.She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post #7831 in Mammoth Spring, and the Mammoth Spring Chapter 149 Order of the Eastern Star. ...
Flino Caraway (03/07/02)
Flino Caraway, 85, of Melbourne, son of the late Thomas and Lizzie Winkle Caraway was born Aug. 8, 1916 in Lafferty, Ark. He died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002. He was married to Lillian Dover Nov. 22, 1935 in Mt. Pleasant, Ark., and to this union three children were born. ...
Fred Wisehart (03/07/02)
Fred Henry Wisehart, 88, son of the late Roy J. Wisehart and Ollie Crass Wisehart was born Dec. 23, 1913 in Myrtle, Mo. and died Feb. 17, 2002 in Saint Louis, Mo. He was married to Neatabell Davis in Myrtle, Mo. He was married in 1966 in Saint Louis, Mo. ...
Ruby Lee Johnson (03/07/02)
Ruby Lee Johnson, 85, of Pilot Grove, Mo. died Feb. 26, 2002 at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics in Columbia, Mo. She was born Sept. 17, 1916 in Wirth, Ark., the daughter of Edward Logan and Elizabeth Eveler Court-wright. She was married to Jessie Johnson on Dec. ...
Lawrence Moser (03/07/02)
Lawrence W. Moser, 80, son of the late Willie and Novella Cawley Moser was born April 26, 1921 in Laferty, Ark. He died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002 at the Calico Rock Medical Center in Calico Rock, Ark. He was married to Hattie McDonald on Nov. 28, 1956, and to this union four children were born. ...
Doug Caldwell (03/07/02)
Doug Scott Caldwell, 33, son of J. C. and Freda Caldwell, Scottie Caldwell, and the late Alice Caldwell was born Jan. 31, 1969 in Mtn. View, Mo., and died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002 in Thayer, Mo. He was married July 15, 1995 in Thayer, Mo. to Tamara Massey.He was a conductor and engineer for Burlington North-ern Santa Fe Railroad. ...
Freda Webb (03/07/02)
Freda Louvean Webb, 87, of Mtn. Home, formerly of Viola, daughter of the late Thomas and Nancy Vest Jones was born Sept. 13, 1914 in Boswell, Ark. She died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002 at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mtn. Home. She was married to Thomas Leonard Webb Sept. ...
Earl (Butchie) Wilson (03/07/02)
Earl (Butchie) Wilson 31, of Isabella County, Mich., was born Aug. 29, 1970 in Alma, Mich., and died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002 as a result of an oil field accident in grand Traverse County, Mich. He was employed in the oil fields for 13 years.Survivors include his father, Earl Wilson, II, and step-mother, Louise Wilson of Ash Flat, his mother, Barbara Wilson of Mt. ...
William Perrigo (03/07/02)
William Urton Perrigo, 90, of Memphis, Tenn. died Feb. 27, 2002 at Methodist Central Hospital. He was a millwright at Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.Survivors include three daughters, Betty Duncan and Gwen Tubbs both of Memphis, and Judy Dunehew of Tupelo, Miss.; one son, William Earl Perrigo, Sr. ...
Betty Ladon Gray (03/07/02)
Betty Ladon Gray, 70, of Ravenden died March 1, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born April 30, 1931, in Ravenden, she was the daughter of Edward Oswald Justus and Maggie Elizabeth Simpson Justus. She married James Earl Gray. ...
Charles Buckman (03/07/02)
Charles Evin Buckman, 88, of Leesburg, Fla., formerly of Clinton, Iowa, died Feb. 28, 2002, at Westminster Care of Clermont, in Clermont, Fla. Born Nov. 30, 1913, in Clinton, Iowa, he was the son of J.C. "Charlie" and Carrie E. "Lizzie" Judd Buckman. ...
Odessa Hutcheson (03/07/02)
Odessa M. Hutcheson, 94, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002 at the Excelsior Springs Medical Center. She was born in Salem, Ark., Dec. 26, 1907 and lived in Salem before moving to Thayer. She lived in Excelsior Springs for the past four years.Survivors include her son, David Hutcheson of Rayville, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.She was preceded in death by her husband, David Hutcheson in 1956; and four sons, Robert Van, Harold Dean, James Ray, and Calvin W. ...
Shelby E. Smith (03/07/02)
Shelby E. Smith, 86, of Sturkie, Ark., son of the late Clifford Ser-geant and Bessie Fannie (Jennings) Smith was born Dec. 19, 1915 at Quitman, Texas. He died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002 in Mtn. Home. He was married to Lillian M. Emery Oct. 3, 1959 at Arcata, Calif. ...
Dorothy Moser (03/07/02)
Dorothy Ellis Moser, 83, daughter of the late James and Lillian Franks Ellis was born Aug. 28, 1918 at Viola, Ark. She died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mtn. Home.She was married to Ray Moser at Mitchell Feb. 17, 1936 and was a devoted wife to her husband for 59 years. ...
Joseph Delaney (03/07/02)
Joseph Delaney, 87, died Feb. 18, 2002 in Palm Desert, Calif. He was born in Marcus, Iowa and became the third generation to own Delaney's Grocery & General Store. At the start of World War II he went to Chicago, Ill. to join the war effort, working at Amphenol Borg Electronics which later became Essex International. ...
Brian Taylor (03/07/02)
Brian Edward Taylor, 23 of Hardy, Ark. died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002 in an automobile accident on Ark., Hwy. 175 near Hardy. He was born July 15, 1978 in Mtn. Home, son of John R. and Kathie (Casey) Taylor. He was a graduate of Williford High School in Williford. ...