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Obituaries from April 2002

Ray Robnett (04/10/02)
Ray Hilburn Robnett, 89, of West Plains, Mo. formerly of Alton, Mo. was born Feb. 17, 1913, in Salem, Mo., and died March 28, 2002, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains.Before moving to West Plains, he was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church for 40 years. ...
Thelma Ashbrook (04/10/02)
Thelma Lois Ratcliff Waggoner Ashbrook, 79, of Melbourne, daughter of the late Jessie and Mae Johnson Ratcliff was born March 13, 1923, in Minden, La. She died Thursday, March 28, 2002, in Batesville. She was married to John Ashbrook on August 21, 1999, at the Cornerstone Baptist Church. ...
Vera Powell (04/10/02)
Vera Phyllis Powell, 84, of Hammond, Ind., formerly of Ozark Acres, died Sunday, March 31, 2002, at her home in Hammond. She was born Nov. 29, 1917 in Ringgold County, Iowa, the daughter of the late Phillip Howard Morris and Ocea (McDanel) Morris. She was married to William Powell of Ozark Acres July 2, 1955, in Davenport, Iowa, He preceded her in death Feb. ...
Ernest H. Clark (04/10/02)
Ernest H. Clark, 97, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Monday, April 1, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 17, 1904, at Evening Shade to Jonathan G. and Lou (Duncan) Clark. He was a farmer and was of the Pentecostal faith.Survivors include three sons, Paul Franklin Clark of Pough-keepsie, Michael Jerry Clark and Douglas Ray Clark both of Paragould; four daughters, Gladys Ann Shirley of Paragould, Florence Ozella Campbell and Betty Jane Branch both of Evening Shade, and Caroline Jean Grigsby of Batesville; 33 grandchildren; 81 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Edith Marie (Easley) Clark; two sons, Charles Edward Clark and Johnny Wayne Clark; five brothers, Roe Clark, Claude Clark, Homer Clark, Virgil Clark and Earl Clark; three sisters, Myrtle Hawkins, Pearl Reed and Cilia Rogers; three grandsons, Steven Dwight Shirley, John Wayne Dillard and John Dale Dillard; two great-grandchildren, Paul Franklin Clark and an infant.Services were Thursday, April 4, 2002, at the Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City with Bro. ...
Aline Selby (04/10/02)
Aline Selby, 83, of Kansas City, Mo. was born April 14, 1918, in Ash Flat, Ark., and died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at a North Kansas City Hospital. She lived the past 45 years in the Kansas City area. She was a devoted member of the Church of Christ; a faithful wife and loving mother. ...
Aenon Anderson (04/10/02)
Aenon Anderson, 88, of Cave City, Ark., died Monday, April 1, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 31, 1913, at Straw-berry to Israel W. and Minnie Belle Milligan. She was a homemaker and a member of the Milligan Campground Cum-berland Presbyterian Church near Strawberry.Survivors include her husband, Leslie Anderson of the home; one son, James A. ...
Carl E. Coe (04/10/02)
Carl E. Coe, 49, son of the late Ruby Hobbs, was born March 5, 1953, in Wichita Falls, Texas, and died March 22, 2002, at West Plains. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in the Vietnam War. He was a laborer and worked in maintenance.Survivors include his wife, Clarice Ann of the home in Thayer; one daughter, Amanda Coe of Thayer; one son, Mark Welty and wife, Terri of West Plains; six sisters, Venita Butler and husband, Keith of Thayer, and his brother, Curt Butler, Charlene Carmargo of Washing- ton; Tonia Hobook of Scott City, Mo., Tonqua Shore of Piggott, Opal L. ...
Audie L. Sorrell (04/10/02)
Audie L. Sorrell, 95, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 2, 1907, in Myrtle, and died Sunday, March 28, 2002, at Shady Oaks Health Care Center in Thayer. He was married to Tola Anna Chester Sept. 29, 1930, To this union eight children were born.Survivors include four sons and their wives, Leon and Jo Ann of Pea Ridge, Ark., Thomas and Myrtle of Thayer, Sam and Sharon of Bartlett, Kan., and Paul and Lynette of Verona, Mo.; one daughter and husband, Rebecca and Carl Shaffer of Eutawville, S.C.; 19 grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; and other relatives and church friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Eva (Roberts) Sorrell; his wife, Tola Anna (Chester) Sorrell; three children, Benny, Junior and Eva Lou; five grandchildren, Ruth Ann, Anna Mae, Vance Audie, Darin Ray, and Darik Lee; three great-grandchildren; five brothers and their wives, and one sister and her husband.Services were Monday, April 1, 2002, at the Church of God in Myrtle with Bro. ...
Amiel Franks (04/10/02)
Amiel Franks, 79, of Ephrata, Wash., was born March 18, 1923, to William and Rose Strain, and died Monday, March 25, 2002, at a Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, after a long battle with cancer. He had many family and friends in the Salem, Ark. ...
Myron King (04/10/02)
Myron Glenn King, 71, of Melbourne, son of the late Norma June Bankhead was born Dec. 31, 1930, in Bremmerton, Wash. He died March 28, 2002, at his home in Melbourne. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict, where he was a paratrooper. ...
Hearl Sherrell (04/10/02)
Hearl Edward Sherrell, 85, son of the late William Robert and Ollie Myrtle McCurley Sherrell, was born April 14, 1916, in Brockwell, Ark. He died Monday, April 1, 2002, in Melbourne. He was married to Mildred Davis and to this union five children were born. ...
Marvin Johnson (04/10/02)
Marvin Lewis Johnson, 86, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Edgar Paul and Flossie Iowa Broyles Johnson was born March 11, 1916, in Searsboro, Iowa. He died Monday, April 1, 2002 at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mtn. Home, Ark. He was married to Ruth Wilma Watson on April 18, 1941, at Crown Point, Ind., and to this union, five children were born. ...
Wilma Jean Hurtt (04/10/02)
Wilma Jean Hurtt, 55, daughter of Wilma Cherry and the late James Lee Cherry, was born May 21, 1946, in Thayer, Mo., and died Sunday, March 28, 2002, at West Plains, Mo., She was a homemaker, a devoted mother, grandmother, and daughter. She was a member of the Church of Christ.Survivors include three children, Ronald Hurtt, Jr., of Tupelo, Miss., Cynthia Bennett of Marmaduke, Ark., and Brian Hurtt of Thayer, Mo.; her mother, Wilma Cherry of Thayer, Mo.; three grandchilden, Amanda Johnson, Leslie Johnson, Jr., and Jacob Bennett; several aunts, uncles, cousins,a and many friends.Services were Monday, April 1, 2002, at 10 a.m. ...
Lucille Lester (04/10/02)
Lucille Timm Lester, 73, of Calico Rock, daughter of the late Laverne Timm and Margaret Simpson Timm was born Sept. 11, 1928, in Ottawa, Mich. She died Friday, March 26, 2002. She was married to Arlis Lester June 20, 1955, in Landstuhl, Germany, and to this union three children were born. ...
Ralph Wegner (04/10/02)
Ralph Wegner, 76, of Horseshoe Bend who died Sunday, March 21, 2002. Memorial services have been scheduled for Thursday, April 4 at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Horseshoe Bend with Rev. Tews officiating. Memorials can be given to the Horseshoe Bend Library Building fund...
Carl Bailey (04/10/02)
Carl William Bailey, 87, of Sidney, son of the late John and Dell Bailey was born June 28, 1914, in Dewitt, Ark. He died Sunday, March 31, 2002, in Batesville. He was married to Noba Ann Stroud on July 17, 1938, in Maxville, Ark. To this union five children were born. ...
Ray Robnett (04/10/02)
Ray Hilburn Robnett, 89, of West Plains, Mo. formerly of Alton, Mo. was born Feb. 17, 1913, in Salem, Mo., and died March 28, 2002, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains.Before moving to West Plains, he was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church for 40 years. ...
Thelma Ashbrook (04/10/02)
Thelma Lois Ratcliff Waggoner Ashbrook, 79, of Melbourne, daughter of the late Jessie and Mae Johnson Ratcliff was born March 13, 1923, in Minden, La. She died Thursday, March 28, 2002, in Batesville. She was married to John Ashbrook on August 21, 1999, at the Cornerstone Baptist Church. ...
Vera Powell (04/10/02)
Vera Phyllis Powell, 84, of Hammond, Ind., formerly of Ozark Acres, died Sunday, March 31, 2002, at her home in Hammond. She was born Nov. 29, 1917 in Ringgold County, Iowa, the daughter of the late Phillip Howard Morris and Ocea (McDanel) Morris. She was married to William Powell of Ozark Acres July 2, 1955, in Davenport, Iowa, He preceded her in death Feb. ...
Ernest H. Clark (04/10/02)
Ernest H. Clark, 97, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Monday, April 1, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 17, 1904, at Evening Shade to Jonathan G. and Lou (Duncan) Clark. He was a farmer and was of the Pentecostal faith.Survivors include three sons, Paul Franklin Clark of Pough-keepsie, Michael Jerry Clark and Douglas Ray Clark both of Paragould; four daughters, Gladys Ann Shirley of Paragould, Florence Ozella Campbell and Betty Jane Branch both of Evening Shade, and Caroline Jean Grigsby of Batesville; 33 grandchildren; 81 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Edith Marie (Easley) Clark; two sons, Charles Edward Clark and Johnny Wayne Clark; five brothers, Roe Clark, Claude Clark, Homer Clark, Virgil Clark and Earl Clark; three sisters, Myrtle Hawkins, Pearl Reed and Cilia Rogers; three grandsons, Steven Dwight Shirley, John Wayne Dillard and John Dale Dillard; two great-grandchildren, Paul Franklin Clark and an infant.Services were Thursday, April 4, 2002, at the Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City with Bro. ...
Aline Selby (04/10/02)
Aline Selby, 83, of Kansas City, Mo. was born April 14, 1918, in Ash Flat, Ark., and died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at a North Kansas City Hospital. She lived the past 45 years in the Kansas City area. She was a devoted member of the Church of Christ; a faithful wife and loving mother. ...
Aenon Anderson (04/10/02)
Aenon Anderson, 88, of Cave City, Ark., died Monday, April 1, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 31, 1913, at Straw-berry to Israel W. and Minnie Belle Milligan. She was a homemaker and a member of the Milligan Campground Cum-berland Presbyterian Church near Strawberry.Survivors include her husband, Leslie Anderson of the home; one son, James A. ...
Carl E. Coe (04/10/02)
Carl E. Coe, 49, son of the late Ruby Hobbs, was born March 5, 1953, in Wichita Falls, Texas, and died March 22, 2002, at West Plains. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in the Vietnam War. He was a laborer and worked in maintenance.Survivors include his wife, Clarice Ann of the home in Thayer; one daughter, Amanda Coe of Thayer; one son, Mark Welty and wife, Terri of West Plains; six sisters, Venita Butler and husband, Keith of Thayer, and his brother, Curt Butler, Charlene Carmargo of Washing- ton; Tonia Hobook of Scott City, Mo., Tonqua Shore of Piggott, Opal L. ...
Audie L. Sorrell (04/10/02)
Audie L. Sorrell, 95, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 2, 1907, in Myrtle, and died Sunday, March 28, 2002, at Shady Oaks Health Care Center in Thayer. He was married to Tola Anna Chester Sept. 29, 1930, To this union eight children were born.Survivors include four sons and their wives, Leon and Jo Ann of Pea Ridge, Ark., Thomas and Myrtle of Thayer, Sam and Sharon of Bartlett, Kan., and Paul and Lynette of Verona, Mo.; one daughter and husband, Rebecca and Carl Shaffer of Eutawville, S.C.; 19 grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; and other relatives and church friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Eva (Roberts) Sorrell; his wife, Tola Anna (Chester) Sorrell; three children, Benny, Junior and Eva Lou; five grandchildren, Ruth Ann, Anna Mae, Vance Audie, Darin Ray, and Darik Lee; three great-grandchildren; five brothers and their wives, and one sister and her husband.Services were Monday, April 1, 2002, at the Church of God in Myrtle with Bro. ...
Amiel Franks (04/10/02)
Amiel Franks, 79, of Ephrata, Wash., was born March 18, 1923, to William and Rose Strain, and died Monday, March 25, 2002, at a Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, after a long battle with cancer. He had many family and friends in the Salem, Ark. ...
Myron King (04/10/02)
Myron Glenn King, 71, of Melbourne, son of the late Norma June Bankhead was born Dec. 31, 1930, in Bremmerton, Wash. He died March 28, 2002, at his home in Melbourne. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict, where he was a paratrooper. ...
Hearl Sherrell (04/10/02)
Hearl Edward Sherrell, 85, son of the late William Robert and Ollie Myrtle McCurley Sherrell, was born April 14, 1916, in Brockwell, Ark. He died Monday, April 1, 2002, in Melbourne. He was married to Mildred Davis and to this union five children were born. ...
Marvin Johnson (04/10/02)
Marvin Lewis Johnson, 86, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Edgar Paul and Flossie Iowa Broyles Johnson was born March 11, 1916, in Searsboro, Iowa. He died Monday, April 1, 2002 at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mtn. Home, Ark. He was married to Ruth Wilma Watson on April 18, 1941, at Crown Point, Ind., and to this union, five children were born. ...
Wilma Jean Hurtt (04/10/02)
Wilma Jean Hurtt, 55, daughter of Wilma Cherry and the late James Lee Cherry, was born May 21, 1946, in Thayer, Mo., and died Sunday, March 28, 2002, at West Plains, Mo., She was a homemaker, a devoted mother, grandmother, and daughter. She was a member of the Church of Christ.Survivors include three children, Ronald Hurtt, Jr., of Tupelo, Miss., Cynthia Bennett of Marmaduke, Ark., and Brian Hurtt of Thayer, Mo.; her mother, Wilma Cherry of Thayer, Mo.; three grandchilden, Amanda Johnson, Leslie Johnson, Jr., and Jacob Bennett; several aunts, uncles, cousins,a and many friends.Services were Monday, April 1, 2002, at 10 a.m. ...
Lucille Lester (04/10/02)
Lucille Timm Lester, 73, of Calico Rock, daughter of the late Laverne Timm and Margaret Simpson Timm was born Sept. 11, 1928, in Ottawa, Mich. She died Friday, March 26, 2002. She was married to Arlis Lester June 20, 1955, in Landstuhl, Germany, and to this union three children were born. ...
Ralph Wegner (04/10/02)
Ralph Wegner, 76, of Horseshoe Bend who died Sunday, March 21, 2002. Memorial services have been scheduled for Thursday, April 4 at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Horseshoe Bend with Rev. Tews officiating. Memorials can be given to the Horseshoe Bend Library Building fund...
Carl Bailey (04/10/02)
Carl William Bailey, 87, of Sidney, son of the late John and Dell Bailey was born June 28, 1914, in Dewitt, Ark. He died Sunday, March 31, 2002, in Batesville. He was married to Noba Ann Stroud on July 17, 1938, in Maxville, Ark. To this union five children were born. ...