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Obituaries from July 2002

James Montgomery (07/19/02)
James Arthur Montgomery, 69, of St. Cloud, Wis., formerly of Viola, Ark., son of the late Owen Jeff and Mary Edna (Moser) Montgomery was born Aug. 14, 1932, at Bexar, Ark. He died July 8, 2002, at St. Cloud, Wis. He was married to Georgianna Hoover on May 20, 1997 at Salem, Ark. ...
Kevin Martin (07/19/02)
Kevin Stuart Martin, 47, son of Bill and the late Eva Langston Martin was born Oct. 11, 1954 in Pocahontas, Ark. He died July 9, 2002 in Calico Rock, Ark.He was a long-time resident of Wynne, Ark., and Hot Springs. He was most recently a resident of Richmond, Va., where he was employed at ALCOA Aluminum Company, formerly Reynolds Aluminum, where he served for over 26 years.Survivors include his father, Bill Martin of Melbourne; two sons, Jeramy Martin of Jonesboro, Ark., and Cody Martin of Marshall, Mo.; one sister, April Westmoreland of Madison, Ala.; one brother, Mike Martin of Atlanta, Ga.; and a host of other relatives and friends. ...
Milton McFry (07/19/02)
Private memorial services for Milton McFry, 83, of Eugene, Oregon, who died Nov. 22, 2001, of heart failure will be held Aug. 2, 2002, at the Smith Cemetery in Alton, Mo. at 10 a.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Musgrove Family Mortuary of Eugene, Oregon.He was born Jan. ...
Floyd Lafferty (07/19/02)
Buford Floyd Lafferty, 84, son of the late Spencer O'Gustus Lafferty and Mattie Florence Stirling Lafferty, was born Dec. 29, 1917, in Camden, Tenn., and died July 9, 2002, in West Plains, Mo. He was married March 21, 1944, in East Prairie, Mo., to Mary Magdaline Capps.Survivors include his wife, Mary of the home in Thayer; two sons, Dannie Floyd Lafferty and wife, Linda of Salem, Ark., and Buford Duane Lafferty of Thayer; one daughter, Shirley Jean Fritts and husband, Wayne of Laquey, Mo.; fourteen grandchildren, Twila Moore, Vanessa Lafferty, Cheryl Walsh, Brad Pierce, Tony Pierce, Dawn Adams, Michele Duke, Jason Lafferty, Jered Lafferty, Josh Lafferty, Sabrina Lafferty, Mike Prorok, Chandra Hanson, and Tony Hanson; 15 great-grandchildren, Tyler and Austin Moore, Jessica, Jodie, Taylor and Forrest Walsh, Tyler and Brooke Selby, Zacherie Prorok, Amanda and Becka Duke, Anthony Pierce, Kevin Sandridge, Colten and Samantha Pierce and numerous nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Donna Sue Lafferty; two great-grandchildren; six brothers, and two sisters. ...
William Martin (07/19/02)
William Alvin Martin, son of the late Alvin and Winifred Black Martin was born on Dec. 23, 1931 in Valparaiso, Ind. He died July 11, 2002, in Calico Rock, Ark. He was married to Jean Bond in 1952. During his working years, William held many positions. ...
Floyd Ray Alford (07/19/02)
Floyd Ray Alford, 88, son of the late William Frank Alford and Lila Rogers Alford, was born Feb. 4, 1914, in Oregon County, Mo., and died June 28, 2002, in West Plains, Mo. He was married July 3, 1937, in Oregon County to Mae Underwood.He was a farmer and attended Cane Hill Church and Sunday School for many years.Survivors include his wife, Mae of the home in Thayer, Mo.; one son, Don Alford of Thayer; four daughters, Judy Barton of Clarksville, Tenn., Mary Kay Oakes of Thayer, Ann Burk of Brookline, Mo., and Betty Grooms of Alton, Mo.; two brothers, Haston Alford of Malin, Oregon, and Alford Alford of Alton; five sisters, Vera Greathouse of Kansas City, Mo., Walta Miller of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Sylvia Phillips of Blue Springs, Mo., Lela Riggs of Kansas City, Mo., and Helen Buckner of Virginia Beach, Va.; twelve grandchildren, Carla, Michael, Edwin, Cheryl, Randal, Erin, Robyn, Russ, Jason, Kari, Kristi, and Kevin; ten great-grandchildren, Bradley, Alexandria, Molly, Casey, Samantha, Rhiannon, Austin, Dylan, Haily and Heather; and 58 nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Owen Alford; three sisters, Nellie Phelps, Opal Bennett and Dorothy Robinson; and one infant brother.Services were Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Rev. ...
Ruth Ann Pfeffer (07/19/02)
Ruth Ann Pfeffer, 56, of Myrtle, Mo., was born Aug. 1, 1945, and died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at her home.Survivors include her husband, John Pfeffer of Myrtle, Mo.; two daughters, Christine Pfeffer of California and Candice Pfeffer of Georgia; two sons, John Pfeffer and James Pfeffer both of California; one sister, Mary Beth Raper of California; her mother, Fern Whitehurst-Raper; four grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her father, Stan Raper, and one brother, Don Raper.Services were Saturday, June 6, 2002, at the Myrtle Free Will Baptist Church with Bro. ...
Ruth Hooten Lewis (07/19/02)
Ruth Hooten Lewis, 92, of Strawberry, Ark., died Sunday, July 7, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born at Lynn to Joesephus and Amanda Robin-son Hooten, she was a homemaker and the widow of Dee Fowler. A member of the Church of Christ, she had lived at Strawberry most of her life.Survivors include one son, Cephus Junior Fowler of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.Services were Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at the Strawberry Church of Christ with Don R. ...
McVon Edwards (07/19/02)
McVon Edwards, 68, of Hot Springs, Ark., formerly of Williford, Ark. died Friday, July 5, 2002 at St. Joseph Hospital in Hot Springs, Ark. He was born Oct. 26, 1933, in Sitka, Ark., a son of the late Ira T. and Myrtle (Cruse) Edwards. He was married to Bobbie Roach. ...
Dawn Gulley (07/19/02)
Dawn Eugenie Gulley, 48, of Melbourne, Ark., daughter of the late Eugene Milton and Wanda Jeweldean Kyker Kahn was born Nov. 2, 1953, in Jacksonville, Fla. She died Monday, July 8, 2002, in Calico Rock. She was married to Paul Gulley on April 11, 1979, in Charlton, Ga. ...
James Montgomery (07/19/02)
James Arthur Montgomery, 69, of St. Cloud, Wis., formerly of Viola, Ark., son of the late Owen Jeff and Mary Edna (Moser) Montgomery was born Aug. 14, 1932, at Bexar, Ark. He died July 8, 2002, at St. Cloud, Wis. He was married to Georgianna Hoover on May 20, 1997 at Salem, Ark. ...
Kevin Martin (07/19/02)
Kevin Stuart Martin, 47, son of Bill and the late Eva Langston Martin was born Oct. 11, 1954 in Pocahontas, Ark. He died July 9, 2002 in Calico Rock, Ark.He was a long-time resident of Wynne, Ark., and Hot Springs. He was most recently a resident of Richmond, Va., where he was employed at ALCOA Aluminum Company, formerly Reynolds Aluminum, where he served for over 26 years.Survivors include his father, Bill Martin of Melbourne; two sons, Jeramy Martin of Jonesboro, Ark., and Cody Martin of Marshall, Mo.; one sister, April Westmoreland of Madison, Ala.; one brother, Mike Martin of Atlanta, Ga.; and a host of other relatives and friends. ...
Milton McFry (07/19/02)
Private memorial services for Milton McFry, 83, of Eugene, Oregon, who died Nov. 22, 2001, of heart failure will be held Aug. 2, 2002, at the Smith Cemetery in Alton, Mo. at 10 a.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Musgrove Family Mortuary of Eugene, Oregon.He was born Jan. ...
Floyd Lafferty (07/19/02)
Buford Floyd Lafferty, 84, son of the late Spencer O'Gustus Lafferty and Mattie Florence Stirling Lafferty, was born Dec. 29, 1917, in Camden, Tenn., and died July 9, 2002, in West Plains, Mo. He was married March 21, 1944, in East Prairie, Mo., to Mary Magdaline Capps.Survivors include his wife, Mary of the home in Thayer; two sons, Dannie Floyd Lafferty and wife, Linda of Salem, Ark., and Buford Duane Lafferty of Thayer; one daughter, Shirley Jean Fritts and husband, Wayne of Laquey, Mo.; fourteen grandchildren, Twila Moore, Vanessa Lafferty, Cheryl Walsh, Brad Pierce, Tony Pierce, Dawn Adams, Michele Duke, Jason Lafferty, Jered Lafferty, Josh Lafferty, Sabrina Lafferty, Mike Prorok, Chandra Hanson, and Tony Hanson; 15 great-grandchildren, Tyler and Austin Moore, Jessica, Jodie, Taylor and Forrest Walsh, Tyler and Brooke Selby, Zacherie Prorok, Amanda and Becka Duke, Anthony Pierce, Kevin Sandridge, Colten and Samantha Pierce and numerous nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Donna Sue Lafferty; two great-grandchildren; six brothers, and two sisters. ...
William Martin (07/19/02)
William Alvin Martin, son of the late Alvin and Winifred Black Martin was born on Dec. 23, 1931 in Valparaiso, Ind. He died July 11, 2002, in Calico Rock, Ark. He was married to Jean Bond in 1952. During his working years, William held many positions. ...
Floyd Ray Alford (07/19/02)
Floyd Ray Alford, 88, son of the late William Frank Alford and Lila Rogers Alford, was born Feb. 4, 1914, in Oregon County, Mo., and died June 28, 2002, in West Plains, Mo. He was married July 3, 1937, in Oregon County to Mae Underwood.He was a farmer and attended Cane Hill Church and Sunday School for many years.Survivors include his wife, Mae of the home in Thayer, Mo.; one son, Don Alford of Thayer; four daughters, Judy Barton of Clarksville, Tenn., Mary Kay Oakes of Thayer, Ann Burk of Brookline, Mo., and Betty Grooms of Alton, Mo.; two brothers, Haston Alford of Malin, Oregon, and Alford Alford of Alton; five sisters, Vera Greathouse of Kansas City, Mo., Walta Miller of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Sylvia Phillips of Blue Springs, Mo., Lela Riggs of Kansas City, Mo., and Helen Buckner of Virginia Beach, Va.; twelve grandchildren, Carla, Michael, Edwin, Cheryl, Randal, Erin, Robyn, Russ, Jason, Kari, Kristi, and Kevin; ten great-grandchildren, Bradley, Alexandria, Molly, Casey, Samantha, Rhiannon, Austin, Dylan, Haily and Heather; and 58 nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Owen Alford; three sisters, Nellie Phelps, Opal Bennett and Dorothy Robinson; and one infant brother.Services were Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Rev. ...
Ruth Ann Pfeffer (07/19/02)
Ruth Ann Pfeffer, 56, of Myrtle, Mo., was born Aug. 1, 1945, and died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at her home.Survivors include her husband, John Pfeffer of Myrtle, Mo.; two daughters, Christine Pfeffer of California and Candice Pfeffer of Georgia; two sons, John Pfeffer and James Pfeffer both of California; one sister, Mary Beth Raper of California; her mother, Fern Whitehurst-Raper; four grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her father, Stan Raper, and one brother, Don Raper.Services were Saturday, June 6, 2002, at the Myrtle Free Will Baptist Church with Bro. ...
Ruth Hooten Lewis (07/19/02)
Ruth Hooten Lewis, 92, of Strawberry, Ark., died Sunday, July 7, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born at Lynn to Joesephus and Amanda Robin-son Hooten, she was a homemaker and the widow of Dee Fowler. A member of the Church of Christ, she had lived at Strawberry most of her life.Survivors include one son, Cephus Junior Fowler of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.Services were Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at the Strawberry Church of Christ with Don R. ...
McVon Edwards (07/19/02)
McVon Edwards, 68, of Hot Springs, Ark., formerly of Williford, Ark. died Friday, July 5, 2002 at St. Joseph Hospital in Hot Springs, Ark. He was born Oct. 26, 1933, in Sitka, Ark., a son of the late Ira T. and Myrtle (Cruse) Edwards. He was married to Bobbie Roach. ...
Dawn Gulley (07/19/02)
Dawn Eugenie Gulley, 48, of Melbourne, Ark., daughter of the late Eugene Milton and Wanda Jeweldean Kyker Kahn was born Nov. 2, 1953, in Jacksonville, Fla. She died Monday, July 8, 2002, in Calico Rock. She was married to Paul Gulley on April 11, 1979, in Charlton, Ga. ...