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Obituaries from September 2002

Margaret L. Sullins (09/25/02)
Margaret L. Sullins, 70, daughter of the late Riley and Luchester Barnes Hitchcock was born May 11, 1932 in Harrisburg, Ark. She died Sept. 18, 2002, at her home in Elizabeth. She was married to Cleo Sullins on Sept. 27, 1949, at Trumann, Ark., and to this union seven children were born. ...
Arlie B. Scrivner (09/25/02)
Arlie B. Scrivner, 54, of Evening Shade, died Sept. 21, 2002, at the St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. He was born Jan. 25, 1948, at Hickman, Ark. to Johnny Clois and Vedda (Fowler) Scrivner. He was a factory worker, served 23 years in the Army National Guard, and was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include his wife, Margaret A. ...
Mildred Madden (09/25/02)
Mildred Lorene Madden, 78, daughter of the late James Phipps and Goldie Mae Brazeal Phipps, was born Oct. 17, 1923, in Kansas City, Mo. and passed away on Sept. 13, 2002, in West Plains, Mo. She was married on March 25, 1939, in Thayer, Mo. to Henry Cleo Madden, who preceded her in death on Jan. ...
Douglas Medling (09/25/02)
Douglas Medling, 35, of Melbourne, Ak., died Sept. 18, 2002, at his home. He was born July 25, 1967, at Salem, Ark. to Victor Stephen and Deloris Rose Dewitt Medling. He was formerly a truck driver and a member of the Melbourne Assembly of God Church.Survivors are his mother and stepfather, Terry and Deloris Tate of Brockwell; one brother, Rodney Medling of Melbourne; two sisters, Michell Walker and Ashley Tate both of Brockwell; several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his father.Graveside services were Sept. ...
William G. Wells (09/25/02)
William G. Wells, 77, of Cherokee Village, died Sept. 19, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 5, 1925, in Mount Vernon, Ill., the son of Ray and Edith Rynolds Wells. He was a field supervisor for Hallibarton Oil and Gas. He served as a radio man first class in the Navy during World War II. ...
Theresa A. Roach (09/25/02)
Theresa A. Roach, 92, of Lansing, died May 29, 2002, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Lansing, Kan. She was born Aug. 17, 1909 in Raymore, Mo., the sixth of eight children of Frank and Lutitia (Danner) Sappington. She and her husband lived in Cherokee Village from 1977 to 1999.Survivors include her husband, Clinton J. ...
Hardin Davis Franks (09/25/02)
Hardin Davis Franks, 94, was born April 1, 1908, the son of Robert Hardin "Bob" and Nannie Belle Bear Franks, near Thomasville, Mo., and died Sept. 17, 2002, at Shepherd's View Care Facility, Alton, Mo.He graduated from Thomasville High School in 1926. ...
Gilbert Williams (09/25/02)
Gilbert Matthew Williams, 85, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 20, 1917, and passed away Sept. 15, 2002, at the Cross-roads Regional Medical Center in Wentzville, Mo. He was a World War II veteran, and served in the European Theatre. While in the Army, he received the Purple Heart, along with numerous other medals.Survivors are one daughter, Louise Baker and husband Clifford of Troy, Mo.; two sons, Gary Williams and wife, Debbie of Wentzville, Mo., and Larry Williams and wife, Rosemary of Troy, Mo.; one sister, Eula Stevens of Advance, Mo.; two brothers, Eugene Williams of Risco, Mo., and Winford Williams of Lyons, Kan.; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. ...
Wayne Farris (09/25/02)
Wayne Deloise Farris, 87, of West Plains, Mo., was born Nov. 18, 1914, in Oregon County, Mo., and passed away Sept. 15, 2002, at the Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Mo.He retired in Mason City, Iowa, from the trucking business and then moved to Springfield, Mo. ...
Bobby Gene Blackman (09/25/02)
Bobby Gene Black-man, 64, of Alton, Mo. was born Dec. 17 1937, in Slocomb, Ala., and passed away Sept. 6, 2002, at his home in Alton. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving with the U. S. Navy. He loved to fish, and grow his gardens, and was a loving and devoted husband and father. ...
Leatha Lavada Yates (09/25/02)
Leatha Lavada Yates, 88, of Ash Flat, passed away Sept. 15, 2002, at her residence. She was born Dec. 8, 1913, in Sharp County, Ark., the daughter of John Hill and Stella (Heart) Hill. She was married to Ed Yates in January of 1937, in Sharp County. ...
Gregory Lynn Barnard (09/25/02)
Gregory Lynn Barnard, 46, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of Donald Wesley Barnard and Claudine Merle Perkins was born May 12, 1956, at Lansing, Mich. He passed away Sept. 12, 2002, at Horseshoe Bend, Ark. He was married to Judy Lynn Brown on Sept. 1, 1997 at Sault Ste. ...
Hugh Curtis (09/25/02)
Hugh Curtis, 97, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Sept. 14, 1904, in Mammoth Spring, and passed away on Sept. 10, 2002, at his home. Survivors include one daughter, Clara Robinson of Trumann, Ark.; two sons, Omer Lee Curtis of Mammoth Spring, and Fletcher Curtis of Trumann, Ark.; ten grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, David Franklin Curtis and Gertrude Hughes-Curtis; his wife, Susie-Collins Curtis; one daughter, Lenora "Sister" Curtis; one son, Ed Curtis; and three grandchildren.Services were Sept. ...
Barbara Armstrong (09/25/02)
Barbara Ann Armstrong, 54, of Thayer, Mo., was born June 30, 1948, in Thayer, and passed away Sept. 12, 2002, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo.Survivors are her husband, Lonnie of the home; one daughter, Carolyn Ann Kern and husband, Kenny of Illinois; two sisters, Juanita Curtis and daughter Deanna of Mammoth Spring, and Alma Cline and husband, Jerry of Illinois; one nephew, Jason Cline of Illinois; two nieces, Mellissa Cameron and husband, Corey of Illinois, and Jamie Wilson and husband, Johnny of Wynne, Ark.; two great-nieces; two great-nephws; and many other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Lee and Nadine Huffman-Dawson; and one infant sister.Informal memorial services were Sept. ...
Rita Lobbins (09/25/02)
Rita Gertrude Lobbins, 73, of Ash Flat, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at her home. She was born Jan. 5, 1929 in Aroostick, Maine, daughter of Raymond Spooner and Francis (Green) Spooner. She worked as a self-employed caregiver for many years. ...
James "J.B." Williamson (09/25/02)
James Byrd "J. B." Williamson, 94, son of the late James Vester Williamson, and Emma Redden Williamson was born April 3, 1908, in Lexington, Miss., and died Sept. 12, 2002, in West Plains, Mo. He was married Nov. 1, 1931, in Jackson, Miss. to Maggie Blake. ...
Elwanda "Skip" Porter (09/25/02)
Elwanda "Skip" Simpson Porter, 81, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., passed away at the Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat, Ark., Sept. 16. Born in Elmwood, Ill., she lived in Palatine, Ill. and then moved to Horseshoe Bend in 1980. She was active in the Horseshoe Bend Ladies Bowling Team, Turkey Moutain Ladies Golf League, was a board member of the Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce, from 1989-1990, and was also employed by Scenic Realty. ...
Dacia Marie Yancey (09/25/02)
Dacia Marie Yancey, 23, of Mountain Home, died Sept. 12, 2002, at a hospital in St. Louis, Mo. She was born Sept. 13, 1978 to Larry Duane and Martha Ann Elliott Yancey in Port Charlotte, Fla.Survivors are her parents, Larry and Martha Yancey of the home; two brothers, Larry Duane Yancey Jr., of Poughkeepsie, and Remmel "Bo" Yancey of the home; one sister, Tara Lynn Yancey Ross of Mountain Home; paternal grandparents, R. ...
Virgil Cox (09/25/02)
Virgil D. Cox, 79, of Hardy, Ark., died Sept. 15, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 29, 1922 in Sullivan County, Ind., the son of the late Nobel Cox and the late Gurtrude (Hale) Cox. He was married on Dec. 8, 1943, to Bernadene (Near) Cox, who preceded him in death on April 15, 1999. ...
Bernice Robins Baker (09/25/02)
Bernice Robins Baker, age 90, was born in Ash Flat on May 16, 1912, and died in Kennett, Mo. She was married to Harold Baker at Mammoth Spring, Ark., who preceded her in death in 1964.Survivors are two brothers, Noble and Harvey; one sister, Theda Miller of Rector; and four nephews.Services were held at the Church of Christ in Rector, Ark., with burial in the Wiles Cemetery at Ash Flat, with arrangements under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Paragould, Ark...
"Bill" Wilkes (09/25/02)
William "Bill" Wilkes, 79, of Cave City, Ark., died Sept. 16, 2002, at his home. He was born on March 20, 1923, at Sidney, Ark., to Jimmy and Ola "Cargill" Wilkes. He was a farmer, retired from ConAgra in Batesville, and worked 12 years for the Cave City Nursing Home. ...
Ryan May (09/13/02)
Ryan May, age 16, of Hardy died Sept. 6 at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village.Ryan was an 11th-grade student at Highland High School where he was a member of the school band and a member of First Baptist Church in Cherokee Village.He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Melanie and Dan Everett of Hardy; two brothers, Ethan and Wesley May; two sisters, Jenny Everett and Renee' Preslar; maternal grandmother Mickey and Ted Eassar of North Little Rock, and maternal grandfather Otis and Katherine Preslar of Mountain View, Ark.; and his paternal grandparents, LeRoy and Vi Everett of Madison, Wis.The funeral service was Sept. ...
Elaine E. Cruz (09/13/02)
Elaine E. Cruz, 52, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Aug. 30, 2002, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 14, 1950, at Kalamazoo, Mich. She work-ed as a waitress for many years. She was of the Baptist faith.Survivors are one son, Joseph Cruz of the home; two daughters, Charlene Cruz and Chalice Cruz of the home; one granddaughter, Mercedes Cruz of the home; and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, David Cruz; and one sister.Graveside services were Aug. ...
Larry Gragg (09/13/02)
Larry Gragg, 65, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Jonesboro, Ark., died Sept. 5, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. He was born June 7, 1937, in Monette, Ark., son of the late Ruby (Hoke) Gragg and Wilbur Gragg. He was a former owner and operator of Gragg Plumbing in Jonesboro.Survivors are two daughters, Cheryl Bennett of Jonesboro, and Teresa Burgess of Drummonds, Tenn.; grandchildren, Lindsay, Cedes and Colby Baker of Jonesboro, and Blake and Daniel Burgess of Drum-monds, Tenn.; two sisters, Linda Ward and Francis Warren both of Paragould; five brothers, Loyall Gragg of Jonesboro, Leon Gragg, Gilbert Gragg and Lloyd Gragg of Shreveport, La., and Warren Gragg of Norfork, Ark.Services were Sept. ...
Loyd Hubert Byers (09/13/02)
Loyd Hubert Byers, 86, of Cherokee Village, passed away Aug. 29, 2002, at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. He was born Oct. 4, 1915 in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the son of George Washington Byers and Mary (Murphy) Byers. He was married to Lavern M. ...
Wesley Eugene Baker (09/13/02)
Wesley Eugene Baker, 21, of Myrtle, Mo. was born Dec. 4, 1980 and passed away Aug. 25, 2002. Survivors are his mother and step-father, Marilynn and Raymond Vanderveen; one brother, Randy Denton; one sister, Tiffany Baker, all of Myrtle, Mo.; his grandmother, Ruth Kellett; and his uncle and aunt, Gene and Lovie Baker, all of Thayer; and numerous other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Homer and Iva Tyree.Services were Aug. ...
Betty Lou Arwood (09/13/02)
Betty Lou Arwood, 72, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 27, 2002, at her home. She was born Nov. 5, 1929 in Memphis, Tenn., daughter of the late Clarice (Pearrow) Lamb and Dewey Shelton. She was a homemaker and a member of the Holmes Road Church of Christ in Memphis.Survivors are her husband, Donald C. ...
Grace L. Poteete (09/13/02)
Grace Lee Poteete, 90, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Memphis, Tenn., passed away Sept. 5, 2002, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat, Ark. She was born Sept. 5, 1912 in Hope, Ark., daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Beaver. She was united in marriage to Jessie "Pete" Dumint Poteete in 1928 in Arizona. ...
Ellen L. Slezak (09/13/02)
Ellen L. Slezak, 81, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 3, 2002, at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. She was born Aug. 18, 1921, in Battle Creek, Mich. She was a customer service representative in the banking industry for many years. ...
Emma Kramer (09/13/02)
Emma Ellen Kramer, 69, of Ozark Acres, Ark. passed away Aug. 30, 2002, at her home after a long battle with lung cancer. She was born in Tarma, Ky., daughter of Henry and Lucille (Daniels) Phelps. She married Martin Kramer on Memorial Day in 1952 in Oaklawn, Ill. ...
Herbert Wooldridge (09/13/02)
Herbert R. "Sassy" Wooldridge, 90, of Cave City, Ark., passed away on Aug. 30, 2002, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born May 17, 1912, in the state of Texas, son of Milner Clay and Era Lovell Wooldridge. He was a retired maintenance worker for Gencorp Automotive in Batesville; a member of the Curia Creek Masonic Lodge in Cave City; and a member of the Maxville Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City.Survivors include one son, Robert Wooldridge of New York City, N.Y.; two daughters, Gloria Taylor of Cave City, and Jamie McBride of Batesville; two sisters, Jessie Mae Johnson of Texas, and Berlene Erwin of St. ...
Crystal Burkhardt (09/13/02)
Crystal Dawn Burkhardt, 16, of Ozark Acres, Ark., died Aug. 24, 2002, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Born April 28, 1986, in Indianapolis, Ind., to Robert and Robin Burkhardt (later divorced). Robin met Bob "BJ" Sowers. They became a family and moved to Arkansas in December of 1994.Crystal was a junior student at Williford High School. ...
Jacqueline Johnson (09/13/02)
Jacqueline Kay Johnson, 64, of Sedalia, Mo. passed away on July 23, 2002, at Fair View Nursing Home in Sedalia. She was born Dec. 12, 1937, in Alton, Mo., the daughter of the late John William and Glenna T. Coble Chapin. In 1958, in Hughesville, she was married to Paul J. ...
Velma Ary West (09/13/02)
Velma Ary West, 93, was born in Arytown, Mo. on Feb. 27, 1909, and passed away Aug. 28, 2002. She was one of eight children and lived in Arytown throughout her childhood. She attended the University of Oklahoma where she met and married Thomas S. West. ...
Harold W. Ware (09/13/02)
Harold W. Ware, 92, of Cherokee Village, Ark. passed away on Sept. 1, 2002, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He and his wife, Edna, moved to Cherokee Village 26 years ago from St. Louis, Mo. where he worked as a sales person for various wholesale companies.He was a World War II veteran having served in the Marine Corps. ...
Harold Clinton Smith (09/13/02)
Harold Clinton Smith, 55, of Poughkeepsie, died Sept. 7, 2002, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Aug. 18, 1947 at Batesville, the son of Raymond Linford and Naomi (Medlock) Smith. He owned and operated Smith's Grocery Store in Poughkeepsie for many years and was a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ.Survivors are his mother, Naomi (Medlock) Smith of Poughkeepsie; one brother, Charles Smith of Poughkeepsie; two aunts, Addie Runsick of Poughkeepsie and Marie Bryant of Kansas City, Kan.; one uncle, Tommy Medlock of St. ...
Fred German (09/13/02)
Fred Anderson German, 82, of Alton, Mo., was born on Nov. 11, 1919, in Cameron, Mo., and passed away Aug. 30, 2002, at the Shepherd's View Residential Care Center in Alton. He was a veteran of World War II, receiving the Purple Heart while serving with the U. ...
Ethel Ray Sharp (09/13/02)
Ethel Ray Sharp, 96, of Batesville, Ark., died Sept. 6, 2002, at a Batesville hospital. She was born March 20, 1906 in Cave City the daughter of Benjamin Ray and Ella Rena Chaudions Ray. She was a homemaker and a member of the Eutopia Baptist Church.Survivors include one niece, Joanne Seat of Batesville.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thomas H. ...
Atha Moore Turner (09/13/02)
Atha Aleta Moore Turner, 89, of Melbourne, daughter of the late Grover and Bertha Shannon Moore, was born April 9, 1913, in Stone County, Ark. She departed this life on Aug. 28, 2002, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was married to Cecil Turner in Larkin, Ark. ...
Flora "Amie" Grimes (09/05/02)
Flora "Amie" Grimes, 80, of Ash Flat, formerly of Evening Shade, died Aug. 26, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Searcy. She was born June 27, 1922, in Izard County to John and Estel (Tadalock) Farris. She was a homemaker and a member of the Ash Flat Baptist Church, and formerly a long-time member of the Evening Shade Baptist Church.Survivors are one daughter, Francis Coleman of Ash Flat; one grandson, Mike Coleman of Bismark, Mo.; one granddaughter, Teresa Gourley of Rogers; two great-grandchildren, Jeremy Coleman of Farmington, Mo. ...
Tressie Cummings (09/05/02)
Tressie Lee Lute Shupe Cummings, 74, of Anderson, Calif., formerly of Hardy, Ark., died Aug. 22. 2002. She was born Aug. 20, 1928, in Hardy, Ark. She moved to Shasta, Calif., in 1963, from Fresno. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Shasta Lake City, Calif.; a member of Frontier Senior Center in Anderson, and the Anderson Moose Lodge.Survivors are two sons, Buford Shupe of Lincoln, Calif., and Bruce Shupe of Redwood Valley, Calif.; two brothers, Arvel Lute of Yucca Valley, Calif., and Bernard Lute of Hardy; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. ...
Audrey Menjuga (09/05/02)
Audrey Mae Menjuga, 69, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Raymond Cecil and Grace B. Johnson Barnes was born March 17, 1933, at Gadsden, Ala. She died Aug. 24, 2002, at Salem. She was married to Manuel R. Menjuga Sept. 13, 1980 at Las Vegas, Nev. ...
Dwight Hefner (09/05/02)
Dwight Donald Hefner, 82, son of the late Eddie E. Hefner and Zella Mae Fissel Hefner, was born March 21, 1920, in Myrtle, Mo., and died Aug. 6, 2002, in Peoria, Ariz. He was married in Kansas City, Mo., to Effie Gregory who preceded him in death April 25, 1995.He was a veteran of the United States Army Air Corps, serving during World War II. ...
Mary Fraley (09/05/02)
Mary Beatrice Forester Fraley, 93, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 5, 1908, and died Aug. 22, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a long time member of the Many Springs Baptist Church.Survivors are one daughter, Nola Ann Lipford of Jonesboro; one brother, Lance Trimble of Tulsa, Okla.; four grandchildren, David Lipford of Franklin, Tenn., Melba Wooten of Jonesboro, Darren Lipford of Lakeland, Tenn., and Dale Lipford of Jonesboro; 8 grandchildren; and numerous other nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by two husbands, Waymon Forester and Frank Fraley; her parents, John and Claudia "Lance" Trimble; two brothers, Raliegh and Robert Trimble; and two sisters, Jessie McGuire and Ava Sprayberry.Services were Aug. ...
Modess Stowers (09/05/02)
Mattie Modess Collie Stowers, 82, daughter of the late Robert Jahadiah and Bertie Elizabeth Breden Langston, was born on March 10, 1920, in Mount Pleasant, Ark. She departed this life on Aug. 24, 2002, in Batesville. She was married Henry Jackson Collie in January of 1939, and to this union, eight children were born. ...
Ruth Imogene Crews (09/05/02)
Ruth Imogene Crews, 72, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 9, 1929, and died Aug. 27, 2002, at her home. She was the daughter of Jasper Ray and Delia Barton-Johnson. She was married to Sherman Crews April 5, 1952. She was saved at an early age.Survivors are three daughters, Carolyn and husband, Charlie Trantham of Alton, Marilyn and husband, Mark Eldringhoff of West Plains, and Diana and husband, Monty Yates of Fordland, Mo.; two sons, Grover and wife, Darlene Crews of Alton, and Sherman Crews, Jr. ...
Retha Jackson O'Neal (09/05/02)
Retha Jackson O'Neal, 75, of Violet Hill, Ark., daughter of the late J. M. and Arie Wallace Jackson, was born Jan. 14, 1927, in Myron, Ark., and departed this life on Aug. 26, 2002. She was married to Marion O'Neal on Dec. 24, 1945, in Melbourne, and to this union two children were born. ...
Margaret "Jo" Mullen (09/05/02)
Margaret Josephine "Jo" Mullen, 65, of Cave City, died Aug. 28, 2002, at her home. Born Sept. 30, 1936, in Cave City, she was the daughter of Clay and Ila Brewer Taylor. She was an employee of White River Medical Center of Batesville for 19-1/2 years. ...
James Kankey (09/05/02)
James Hayden Kankey, 77, son of the late James William and Nora Long Kankey was born March 3, 1925, in Wideman, Ark. He died Aug. 24, 2002, in Mountain Home. He was married to Blonda Sherrill on Dec. 31, 1950, in Batesville, and to this union, two children were born. ...
Rodney Andrews (09/05/02)
Rodney Wallace Andrews, 76, son of the late Earl Andrews and Neva Griffin Andrews was born Dec. 6, 1925, in Alton, Mo., and died Aug. 5, 2002, in Thayer, Mo.He was employed by Terminal Railroad Union Station in Saint Louis, Mo., for 27 years, working as a mail handler, yardmaster and dispatcher.He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II. ...
Aileen Cole (09/05/02)
Aileen Thompkins Cole, 72, daughter of the late Edgar and Suda Hatten Thompkins, was born June 3, 1930, in Lepanto, Ark. She died Aug. 21, 2002, in Osceola, Ark. She was married to Wayne Cole on Feb. 7, 1864, in Lepanto, Ark. She spent her life as a mother, and homemaker. ...
Eula Gene Vickers (09/05/02)
Eula Gene Vickers, 77, of Marcella, Ark., died Aug. 25, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 25, 1925, in Marcella, to Allie Porter and Arvel Stafford Rollins. She was a homemaker.Survivors are three sons, Larry Vickers of Marcella, Jack Vickers of Salem, and Jerry Vickers of Newark; two brothers, Bill Rollins of St. ...
Travis McFarland (09/19/02)
Travis Jackson McFarland, 20, of Melbourne, son of Carl and Aulanda Wilson McFarland was born Sept. 24,1981, in Evansville, Ind. He departed this life Sept. 4, 2002, in Springfield, Mo. He was a 1999 graduate of Melbourne High School. After graduation he chose the telecommunications field as his career. ...
Anna E. Pressley (09/19/02)
Anna E. Pressley, 97, daughter of the late Thomas Dills and Minnie Riley Dills was born Feb. 4, 1905, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Aug. 23, 2002, in West Plains, Mo. She was married on Dec. 12, 1925, in Olathe, Kan. to Joe Pressley, who preceded her in death on Sept. ...
Otto Duke (09/19/02)
Otto Duke, 90, of Sidney, died Sept. 8, 2002, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. He was born Sept. 11, 1911, in Piney Fork, Ark., the son of the late Henry Duke and Pearlee Fletcher Duke. He was a retired farmer and timberman. He was a member of the the First Baptist Church of Evening Shade, and a member of the Masonic Lodge of Evening Shade.Survivors include his wife, Osie Duke of Sidney; five sons, W.O. ...
James Robert Baker (09/19/02)
James Robert Baker, 54, of Sage, son of the late Don and Lula Mae Swope Baker, was born May 29, 1948, in Albuquerque, N.M. He departed this life Sept. 1, 2002, in Columbus, Wis. During his working years, he was an electrician. He served in the United States Army for 24 years, and was a soldier in the Vietnam War. ...
Joyce Welliene Crass (09/19/02)
Joyce Welliene Crass, 75, daughter of the late Leamon Brewer and Vercie Goins Brewer was born on Aug. 17, 1927, in Myrtle, Mo. and died Sept. 4, 2002, in Thayer, Mo. She was married on June 8, 1946, in Alton, Mo. to Charles Crass.She was a homemaker and was employed for several years by Puritan Fashions. ...
Arlie B. Scrivner (09/25/02)
Arlie B. Scrivner, 54, of Evening Shade, died Sept. 21, 2002, at the St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. He was born Jan. 25, 1948, at Hickman, Ark. to Johnny Clois and Vedda (Fowler) Scrivner. He was a factory worker, served 23 years in the Army National Guard, and was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include his wife, Margaret A. ...
Gregory Lynn Barnard (09/25/02)
Gregory Lynn Barnard, 46, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of Donald Wesley Barnard and Claudine Merle Perkins was born May 12, 1956, at Lansing, Mich. He passed away Sept. 12, 2002, at Horseshoe Bend, Ark. He was married to Judy Lynn Brown on Sept. 1, 1997 at Sault Ste. ...
Bernice Robins Baker (09/25/02)
Bernice Robins Baker, age 90, was born in Ash Flat on May 16, 1912, and died in Kennett, Mo. She was married to Harold Baker at Mammoth Spring, Ark., who preceded her in death in 1964.Survivors are two brothers, Noble and Harvey; one sister, Theda Miller of Rector; and four nephews.Services were held at the Church of Christ in Rector, Ark., with burial in the Wiles Cemetery at Ash Flat, with arrangements under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Paragould, Ark...
Leatha Lavada Yates (09/25/02)
Leatha Lavada Yates, 88, of Ash Flat, passed away Sept. 15, 2002, at her residence. She was born Dec. 8, 1913, in Sharp County, Ark., the daughter of John Hill and Stella (Heart) Hill. She was married to Ed Yates in January of 1937, in Sharp County. ...
Margaret L. Sullins (09/25/02)
Margaret L. Sullins, 70, daughter of the late Riley and Luchester Barnes Hitchcock was born May 11, 1932 in Harrisburg, Ark. She died Sept. 18, 2002, at her home in Elizabeth. She was married to Cleo Sullins on Sept. 27, 1949, at Trumann, Ark., and to this union seven children were born. ...
Wayne Farris (09/25/02)
Wayne Deloise Farris, 87, of West Plains, Mo., was born Nov. 18, 1914, in Oregon County, Mo., and passed away Sept. 15, 2002, at the Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Mo.He retired in Mason City, Iowa, from the trucking business and then moved to Springfield, Mo. ...
Douglas Medling (09/25/02)
Douglas Medling, 35, of Melbourne, Ak., died Sept. 18, 2002, at his home. He was born July 25, 1967, at Salem, Ark. to Victor Stephen and Deloris Rose Dewitt Medling. He was formerly a truck driver and a member of the Melbourne Assembly of God Church.Survivors are his mother and stepfather, Terry and Deloris Tate of Brockwell; one brother, Rodney Medling of Melbourne; two sisters, Michell Walker and Ashley Tate both of Brockwell; several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his father.Graveside services were Sept. ...
Hardin Davis Franks (09/25/02)
Hardin Davis Franks, 94, was born April 1, 1908, the son of Robert Hardin "Bob" and Nannie Belle Bear Franks, near Thomasville, Mo., and died Sept. 17, 2002, at Shepherd's View Care Facility, Alton, Mo.He graduated from Thomasville High School in 1926. ...
Theresa A. Roach (09/25/02)
Theresa A. Roach, 92, of Lansing, died May 29, 2002, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Lansing, Kan. She was born Aug. 17, 1909 in Raymore, Mo., the sixth of eight children of Frank and Lutitia (Danner) Sappington. She and her husband lived in Cherokee Village from 1977 to 1999.Survivors include her husband, Clinton J. ...
William G. Wells (09/25/02)
William G. Wells, 77, of Cherokee Village, died Sept. 19, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 5, 1925, in Mount Vernon, Ill., the son of Ray and Edith Rynolds Wells. He was a field supervisor for Hallibarton Oil and Gas. He served as a radio man first class in the Navy during World War II. ...
Gilbert Williams (09/25/02)
Gilbert Matthew Williams, 85, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 20, 1917, and passed away Sept. 15, 2002, at the Cross-roads Regional Medical Center in Wentzville, Mo. He was a World War II veteran, and served in the European Theatre. While in the Army, he received the Purple Heart, along with numerous other medals.Survivors are one daughter, Louise Baker and husband Clifford of Troy, Mo.; two sons, Gary Williams and wife, Debbie of Wentzville, Mo., and Larry Williams and wife, Rosemary of Troy, Mo.; one sister, Eula Stevens of Advance, Mo.; two brothers, Eugene Williams of Risco, Mo., and Winford Williams of Lyons, Kan.; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. ...
Bobby Gene Blackman (09/25/02)
Bobby Gene Black-man, 64, of Alton, Mo. was born Dec. 17 1937, in Slocomb, Ala., and passed away Sept. 6, 2002, at his home in Alton. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving with the U. S. Navy. He loved to fish, and grow his gardens, and was a loving and devoted husband and father. ...
Barbara Armstrong (09/25/02)
Barbara Ann Armstrong, 54, of Thayer, Mo., was born June 30, 1948, in Thayer, and passed away Sept. 12, 2002, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo.Survivors are her husband, Lonnie of the home; one daughter, Carolyn Ann Kern and husband, Kenny of Illinois; two sisters, Juanita Curtis and daughter Deanna of Mammoth Spring, and Alma Cline and husband, Jerry of Illinois; one nephew, Jason Cline of Illinois; two nieces, Mellissa Cameron and husband, Corey of Illinois, and Jamie Wilson and husband, Johnny of Wynne, Ark.; two great-nieces; two great-nephws; and many other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Lee and Nadine Huffman-Dawson; and one infant sister.Informal memorial services were Sept. ...
Mildred Madden (09/25/02)
Mildred Lorene Madden, 78, daughter of the late James Phipps and Goldie Mae Brazeal Phipps, was born Oct. 17, 1923, in Kansas City, Mo. and passed away on Sept. 13, 2002, in West Plains, Mo. She was married on March 25, 1939, in Thayer, Mo. to Henry Cleo Madden, who preceded her in death on Jan. ...
Hugh Curtis (09/25/02)
Hugh Curtis, 97, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Sept. 14, 1904, in Mammoth Spring, and passed away on Sept. 10, 2002, at his home. Survivors include one daughter, Clara Robinson of Trumann, Ark.; two sons, Omer Lee Curtis of Mammoth Spring, and Fletcher Curtis of Trumann, Ark.; ten grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, David Franklin Curtis and Gertrude Hughes-Curtis; his wife, Susie-Collins Curtis; one daughter, Lenora "Sister" Curtis; one son, Ed Curtis; and three grandchildren.Services were Sept. ...
Virgil Cox (09/25/02)
Virgil D. Cox, 79, of Hardy, Ark., died Sept. 15, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 29, 1922 in Sullivan County, Ind., the son of the late Nobel Cox and the late Gurtrude (Hale) Cox. He was married on Dec. 8, 1943, to Bernadene (Near) Cox, who preceded him in death on April 15, 1999. ...
"Bill" Wilkes (09/25/02)
William "Bill" Wilkes, 79, of Cave City, Ark., died Sept. 16, 2002, at his home. He was born on March 20, 1923, at Sidney, Ark., to Jimmy and Ola "Cargill" Wilkes. He was a farmer, retired from ConAgra in Batesville, and worked 12 years for the Cave City Nursing Home. ...
Rita Lobbins (09/25/02)
Rita Gertrude Lobbins, 73, of Ash Flat, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at her home. She was born Jan. 5, 1929 in Aroostick, Maine, daughter of Raymond Spooner and Francis (Green) Spooner. She worked as a self-employed caregiver for many years. ...
James "J.B." Williamson (09/25/02)
James Byrd "J. B." Williamson, 94, son of the late James Vester Williamson, and Emma Redden Williamson was born April 3, 1908, in Lexington, Miss., and died Sept. 12, 2002, in West Plains, Mo. He was married Nov. 1, 1931, in Jackson, Miss. to Maggie Blake. ...
Elwanda "Skip" Porter (09/25/02)
Elwanda "Skip" Simpson Porter, 81, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., passed away at the Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat, Ark., Sept. 16. Born in Elmwood, Ill., she lived in Palatine, Ill. and then moved to Horseshoe Bend in 1980. She was active in the Horseshoe Bend Ladies Bowling Team, Turkey Moutain Ladies Golf League, was a board member of the Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce, from 1989-1990, and was also employed by Scenic Realty. ...
Dacia Marie Yancey (09/25/02)
Dacia Marie Yancey, 23, of Mountain Home, died Sept. 12, 2002, at a hospital in St. Louis, Mo. She was born Sept. 13, 1978 to Larry Duane and Martha Ann Elliott Yancey in Port Charlotte, Fla.Survivors are her parents, Larry and Martha Yancey of the home; two brothers, Larry Duane Yancey Jr., of Poughkeepsie, and Remmel "Bo" Yancey of the home; one sister, Tara Lynn Yancey Ross of Mountain Home; paternal grandparents, R. ...
Jacqueline Johnson (09/13/02)
Jacqueline Kay Johnson, 64, of Sedalia, Mo. passed away on July 23, 2002, at Fair View Nursing Home in Sedalia. She was born Dec. 12, 1937, in Alton, Mo., the daughter of the late John William and Glenna T. Coble Chapin. In 1958, in Hughesville, she was married to Paul J. ...
Velma Ary West (09/13/02)
Velma Ary West, 93, was born in Arytown, Mo. on Feb. 27, 1909, and passed away Aug. 28, 2002. She was one of eight children and lived in Arytown throughout her childhood. She attended the University of Oklahoma where she met and married Thomas S. West. ...
Harold W. Ware (09/13/02)
Harold W. Ware, 92, of Cherokee Village, Ark. passed away on Sept. 1, 2002, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He and his wife, Edna, moved to Cherokee Village 26 years ago from St. Louis, Mo. where he worked as a sales person for various wholesale companies.He was a World War II veteran having served in the Marine Corps. ...
Grace L. Poteete (09/13/02)
Grace Lee Poteete, 90, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Memphis, Tenn., passed away Sept. 5, 2002, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat, Ark. She was born Sept. 5, 1912 in Hope, Ark., daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Beaver. She was united in marriage to Jessie "Pete" Dumint Poteete in 1928 in Arizona. ...
Atha Moore Turner (09/13/02)
Atha Aleta Moore Turner, 89, of Melbourne, daughter of the late Grover and Bertha Shannon Moore, was born April 9, 1913, in Stone County, Ark. She departed this life on Aug. 28, 2002, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was married to Cecil Turner in Larkin, Ark. ...
Harold Clinton Smith (09/13/02)
Harold Clinton Smith, 55, of Poughkeepsie, died Sept. 7, 2002, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Aug. 18, 1947 at Batesville, the son of Raymond Linford and Naomi (Medlock) Smith. He owned and operated Smith's Grocery Store in Poughkeepsie for many years and was a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ.Survivors are his mother, Naomi (Medlock) Smith of Poughkeepsie; one brother, Charles Smith of Poughkeepsie; two aunts, Addie Runsick of Poughkeepsie and Marie Bryant of Kansas City, Kan.; one uncle, Tommy Medlock of St. ...
Ethel Ray Sharp (09/13/02)
Ethel Ray Sharp, 96, of Batesville, Ark., died Sept. 6, 2002, at a Batesville hospital. She was born March 20, 1906 in Cave City the daughter of Benjamin Ray and Ella Rena Chaudions Ray. She was a homemaker and a member of the Eutopia Baptist Church.Survivors include one niece, Joanne Seat of Batesville.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thomas H. ...
Ryan May (09/13/02)
Ryan May, age 16, of Hardy died Sept. 6 at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village.Ryan was an 11th-grade student at Highland High School where he was a member of the school band and a member of First Baptist Church in Cherokee Village.He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Melanie and Dan Everett of Hardy; two brothers, Ethan and Wesley May; two sisters, Jenny Everett and Renee' Preslar; maternal grandmother Mickey and Ted Eassar of North Little Rock, and maternal grandfather Otis and Katherine Preslar of Mountain View, Ark.; and his paternal grandparents, LeRoy and Vi Everett of Madison, Wis.The funeral service was Sept. ...
Wesley Eugene Baker (09/13/02)
Wesley Eugene Baker, 21, of Myrtle, Mo. was born Dec. 4, 1980 and passed away Aug. 25, 2002. Survivors are his mother and step-father, Marilynn and Raymond Vanderveen; one brother, Randy Denton; one sister, Tiffany Baker, all of Myrtle, Mo.; his grandmother, Ruth Kellett; and his uncle and aunt, Gene and Lovie Baker, all of Thayer; and numerous other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Homer and Iva Tyree.Services were Aug. ...
Fred German (09/13/02)
Fred Anderson German, 82, of Alton, Mo., was born on Nov. 11, 1919, in Cameron, Mo., and passed away Aug. 30, 2002, at the Shepherd's View Residential Care Center in Alton. He was a veteran of World War II, receiving the Purple Heart while serving with the U. ...
Elaine E. Cruz (09/13/02)
Elaine E. Cruz, 52, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Aug. 30, 2002, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 14, 1950, at Kalamazoo, Mich. She work-ed as a waitress for many years. She was of the Baptist faith.Survivors are one son, Joseph Cruz of the home; two daughters, Charlene Cruz and Chalice Cruz of the home; one granddaughter, Mercedes Cruz of the home; and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, David Cruz; and one sister.Graveside services were Aug. ...
Larry Gragg (09/13/02)
Larry Gragg, 65, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Jonesboro, Ark., died Sept. 5, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. He was born June 7, 1937, in Monette, Ark., son of the late Ruby (Hoke) Gragg and Wilbur Gragg. He was a former owner and operator of Gragg Plumbing in Jonesboro.Survivors are two daughters, Cheryl Bennett of Jonesboro, and Teresa Burgess of Drummonds, Tenn.; grandchildren, Lindsay, Cedes and Colby Baker of Jonesboro, and Blake and Daniel Burgess of Drum-monds, Tenn.; two sisters, Linda Ward and Francis Warren both of Paragould; five brothers, Loyall Gragg of Jonesboro, Leon Gragg, Gilbert Gragg and Lloyd Gragg of Shreveport, La., and Warren Gragg of Norfork, Ark.Services were Sept. ...
Loyd Hubert Byers (09/13/02)
Loyd Hubert Byers, 86, of Cherokee Village, passed away Aug. 29, 2002, at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. He was born Oct. 4, 1915 in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the son of George Washington Byers and Mary (Murphy) Byers. He was married to Lavern M. ...
Crystal Burkhardt (09/13/02)
Crystal Dawn Burkhardt, 16, of Ozark Acres, Ark., died Aug. 24, 2002, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Born April 28, 1986, in Indianapolis, Ind., to Robert and Robin Burkhardt (later divorced). Robin met Bob "BJ" Sowers. They became a family and moved to Arkansas in December of 1994.Crystal was a junior student at Williford High School. ...
Ellen L. Slezak (09/13/02)
Ellen L. Slezak, 81, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 3, 2002, at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. She was born Aug. 18, 1921, in Battle Creek, Mich. She was a customer service representative in the banking industry for many years. ...
Betty Lou Arwood (09/13/02)
Betty Lou Arwood, 72, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 27, 2002, at her home. She was born Nov. 5, 1929 in Memphis, Tenn., daughter of the late Clarice (Pearrow) Lamb and Dewey Shelton. She was a homemaker and a member of the Holmes Road Church of Christ in Memphis.Survivors are her husband, Donald C. ...
Emma Kramer (09/13/02)
Emma Ellen Kramer, 69, of Ozark Acres, Ark. passed away Aug. 30, 2002, at her home after a long battle with lung cancer. She was born in Tarma, Ky., daughter of Henry and Lucille (Daniels) Phelps. She married Martin Kramer on Memorial Day in 1952 in Oaklawn, Ill. ...
Herbert Wooldridge (09/13/02)
Herbert R. "Sassy" Wooldridge, 90, of Cave City, Ark., passed away on Aug. 30, 2002, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born May 17, 1912, in the state of Texas, son of Milner Clay and Era Lovell Wooldridge. He was a retired maintenance worker for Gencorp Automotive in Batesville; a member of the Curia Creek Masonic Lodge in Cave City; and a member of the Maxville Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City.Survivors include one son, Robert Wooldridge of New York City, N.Y.; two daughters, Gloria Taylor of Cave City, and Jamie McBride of Batesville; two sisters, Jessie Mae Johnson of Texas, and Berlene Erwin of St. ...
Mary Fraley (09/05/02)
Mary Beatrice Forester Fraley, 93, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 5, 1908, and died Aug. 22, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a long time member of the Many Springs Baptist Church.Survivors are one daughter, Nola Ann Lipford of Jonesboro; one brother, Lance Trimble of Tulsa, Okla.; four grandchildren, David Lipford of Franklin, Tenn., Melba Wooten of Jonesboro, Darren Lipford of Lakeland, Tenn., and Dale Lipford of Jonesboro; 8 grandchildren; and numerous other nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by two husbands, Waymon Forester and Frank Fraley; her parents, John and Claudia "Lance" Trimble; two brothers, Raliegh and Robert Trimble; and two sisters, Jessie McGuire and Ava Sprayberry.Services were Aug. ...
Rodney Andrews (09/05/02)
Rodney Wallace Andrews, 76, son of the late Earl Andrews and Neva Griffin Andrews was born Dec. 6, 1925, in Alton, Mo., and died Aug. 5, 2002, in Thayer, Mo.He was employed by Terminal Railroad Union Station in Saint Louis, Mo., for 27 years, working as a mail handler, yardmaster and dispatcher.He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II. ...
Margaret "Jo" Mullen (09/05/02)
Margaret Josephine "Jo" Mullen, 65, of Cave City, died Aug. 28, 2002, at her home. Born Sept. 30, 1936, in Cave City, she was the daughter of Clay and Ila Brewer Taylor. She was an employee of White River Medical Center of Batesville for 19-1/2 years. ...
Modess Stowers (09/05/02)
Mattie Modess Collie Stowers, 82, daughter of the late Robert Jahadiah and Bertie Elizabeth Breden Langston, was born on March 10, 1920, in Mount Pleasant, Ark. She departed this life on Aug. 24, 2002, in Batesville. She was married Henry Jackson Collie in January of 1939, and to this union, eight children were born. ...
Retha Jackson O'Neal (09/05/02)
Retha Jackson O'Neal, 75, of Violet Hill, Ark., daughter of the late J. M. and Arie Wallace Jackson, was born Jan. 14, 1927, in Myron, Ark., and departed this life on Aug. 26, 2002. She was married to Marion O'Neal on Dec. 24, 1945, in Melbourne, and to this union two children were born. ...
Eula Gene Vickers (09/05/02)
Eula Gene Vickers, 77, of Marcella, Ark., died Aug. 25, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 25, 1925, in Marcella, to Allie Porter and Arvel Stafford Rollins. She was a homemaker.Survivors are three sons, Larry Vickers of Marcella, Jack Vickers of Salem, and Jerry Vickers of Newark; two brothers, Bill Rollins of St. ...
Dwight Hefner (09/05/02)
Dwight Donald Hefner, 82, son of the late Eddie E. Hefner and Zella Mae Fissel Hefner, was born March 21, 1920, in Myrtle, Mo., and died Aug. 6, 2002, in Peoria, Ariz. He was married in Kansas City, Mo., to Effie Gregory who preceded him in death April 25, 1995.He was a veteran of the United States Army Air Corps, serving during World War II. ...
Aileen Cole (09/05/02)
Aileen Thompkins Cole, 72, daughter of the late Edgar and Suda Hatten Thompkins, was born June 3, 1930, in Lepanto, Ark. She died Aug. 21, 2002, in Osceola, Ark. She was married to Wayne Cole on Feb. 7, 1864, in Lepanto, Ark. She spent her life as a mother, and homemaker. ...
Ruth Imogene Crews (09/05/02)
Ruth Imogene Crews, 72, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 9, 1929, and died Aug. 27, 2002, at her home. She was the daughter of Jasper Ray and Delia Barton-Johnson. She was married to Sherman Crews April 5, 1952. She was saved at an early age.Survivors are three daughters, Carolyn and husband, Charlie Trantham of Alton, Marilyn and husband, Mark Eldringhoff of West Plains, and Diana and husband, Monty Yates of Fordland, Mo.; two sons, Grover and wife, Darlene Crews of Alton, and Sherman Crews, Jr. ...
Flora "Amie" Grimes (09/05/02)
Flora "Amie" Grimes, 80, of Ash Flat, formerly of Evening Shade, died Aug. 26, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Searcy. She was born June 27, 1922, in Izard County to John and Estel (Tadalock) Farris. She was a homemaker and a member of the Ash Flat Baptist Church, and formerly a long-time member of the Evening Shade Baptist Church.Survivors are one daughter, Francis Coleman of Ash Flat; one grandson, Mike Coleman of Bismark, Mo.; one granddaughter, Teresa Gourley of Rogers; two great-grandchildren, Jeremy Coleman of Farmington, Mo. ...
Tressie Cummings (09/05/02)
Tressie Lee Lute Shupe Cummings, 74, of Anderson, Calif., formerly of Hardy, Ark., died Aug. 22. 2002. She was born Aug. 20, 1928, in Hardy, Ark. She moved to Shasta, Calif., in 1963, from Fresno. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Shasta Lake City, Calif.; a member of Frontier Senior Center in Anderson, and the Anderson Moose Lodge.Survivors are two sons, Buford Shupe of Lincoln, Calif., and Bruce Shupe of Redwood Valley, Calif.; two brothers, Arvel Lute of Yucca Valley, Calif., and Bernard Lute of Hardy; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. ...
Audrey Menjuga (09/05/02)
Audrey Mae Menjuga, 69, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Raymond Cecil and Grace B. Johnson Barnes was born March 17, 1933, at Gadsden, Ala. She died Aug. 24, 2002, at Salem. She was married to Manuel R. Menjuga Sept. 13, 1980 at Las Vegas, Nev. ...
James Kankey (09/05/02)
James Hayden Kankey, 77, son of the late James William and Nora Long Kankey was born March 3, 1925, in Wideman, Ark. He died Aug. 24, 2002, in Mountain Home. He was married to Blonda Sherrill on Dec. 31, 1950, in Batesville, and to this union, two children were born. ...
Anna E. Pressley (09/19/02)
Anna E. Pressley, 97, daughter of the late Thomas Dills and Minnie Riley Dills was born Feb. 4, 1905, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Aug. 23, 2002, in West Plains, Mo. She was married on Dec. 12, 1925, in Olathe, Kan. to Joe Pressley, who preceded her in death on Sept. ...
Travis McFarland (09/19/02)
Travis Jackson McFarland, 20, of Melbourne, son of Carl and Aulanda Wilson McFarland was born Sept. 24,1981, in Evansville, Ind. He departed this life Sept. 4, 2002, in Springfield, Mo. He was a 1999 graduate of Melbourne High School. After graduation he chose the telecommunications field as his career. ...
James Robert Baker (09/19/02)
James Robert Baker, 54, of Sage, son of the late Don and Lula Mae Swope Baker, was born May 29, 1948, in Albuquerque, N.M. He departed this life Sept. 1, 2002, in Columbus, Wis. During his working years, he was an electrician. He served in the United States Army for 24 years, and was a soldier in the Vietnam War. ...
Otto Duke (09/19/02)
Otto Duke, 90, of Sidney, died Sept. 8, 2002, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. He was born Sept. 11, 1911, in Piney Fork, Ark., the son of the late Henry Duke and Pearlee Fletcher Duke. He was a retired farmer and timberman. He was a member of the the First Baptist Church of Evening Shade, and a member of the Masonic Lodge of Evening Shade.Survivors include his wife, Osie Duke of Sidney; five sons, W.O. ...
Joyce Welliene Crass (09/19/02)
Joyce Welliene Crass, 75, daughter of the late Leamon Brewer and Vercie Goins Brewer was born on Aug. 17, 1927, in Myrtle, Mo. and died Sept. 4, 2002, in Thayer, Mo. She was married on June 8, 1946, in Alton, Mo. to Charles Crass.She was a homemaker and was employed for several years by Puritan Fashions. ...