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Obituaries from November 2002

Bennie D. Floyd (11/07/02)
Bennie D. Floyd, 69, of Perris, Calif., son of the late Lindsey and Annie Morgan Floyd was born March 1, 1933, in Bandmill, Ark. He departed this life on Oct. 23, 2002, in Perris, Calif. During his working years he was a car salesman. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Perris, Calif...
Florence Jones Weiss (11/07/02)
Florence Jones Weiss, 88, former resident of Ravenden, Ark., died Oct. 28, 2002, at Randolph Nursing Home in Pocahontas. She was born May 16, 1914, in Ravenden, Ark., the daughter of William and Nora Pack Jones. She was married to the late Bill Weiss. ...
Larry Dale Vanderpool (11/07/02)
Larry Dale Vanderpool, 56, son of the late Rollie and Bertha Lee Roper Vanderpool, was born Aug. 12, 1946, in Viola. He departed this life Oct. 23, 2002. He was a master plumber and supervisor of plumbing for the Little Rock School District. After graduating from high school in Viola, he served in the U. ...
Eudell "Dell" Webb (11/07/02)
Eudell Cleveland "Dell" Webb, 64, of Caldwell, Texas, was born Feb. 25, 1938, in Elizabeth, Ark., and passed away Oct. 26, 2002, at his home. Survivors include one brother, Terry Webb and wife, Pattye of Ironton, Mo.; two sisters -- Wilma Noey and husband, Roy of Caldwell, Texas, and Roberta Stanley of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Sibyl Wyatt-Webb.Services were Oct. ...
Ethel Atkins (11/07/02)
Ethel Lorraine Atkins, 88, of Seymour, Mo., formerly of Viola, daughter of the late Thomas J. and Rebecca Maude King Copeland was born Aug. 2, 1914, in Wild Cherry, Ark. She departed this life Oct. 27, 2002, at Glenwood Health Center in Seymour, Mo.She was married to Tyler Atkins in 1936, at Durham, N.C. ...
Herbert Williams (11/07/02)
Herbert Alexander Williams, 81, of West Plains, Mo. was born June 29, 1921, in Oregon County, Mo., and passed away Nov. 1, 2002, at his home. He was married to Willa Marie Jenkins on May 12, 1947, in Salem, Ark.Survivors include two daughters -- Janice Mahan and husband, Dwayne of West Plains, and Gayle Saunders and husband Rick of Salem; one son, Bill Williams and wife, Janice of Alton; four grandchildren -- Angela Lindeman of Springfield, Stephanie Saunders of Santiago, Chile, Josh Williams of West Plains, and Dustin Williams of Alton; one brother, Bill Williams of Viola; one sister Ruth Cockman of Alton; a special friend, Caralee Barton of Thayer; and numerous other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Evlon Williams; his wife, Willa Williams; one nephew, Larry Cockman; and one great-nephew, Michael Williams.Services were held on Nov. ...
Jack Rikard (11/07/02)
Jack Rikard, 64, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 30, 2002, at his home. He was born May 23, 1938, in Hardy, Ark., son of Rosa Delora (Frailey) Rikard and Oscar Earl Rikard. He was owner and operator of Jack's Diesel of Hardy, and was a member of Spring River Baptist Church of Hardy.Survivors include his wife, Jean Rikard of Hardy; three sons -- Kenneth Rikard of Hardy, Matt Rikard of Hardy, and Tommy Rikard of Indiana; one daughter, Jakie Sue Rikard of Indiana; three brothers -- Rev. ...
Paul Thompson (11/07/02)
Paul Elmer Thompson, 76, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 21, 1926, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., and passed away Oct. 25, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo.Survivors are one son, Paul Eugene Thompson of Ellisnore, Mo.; two daughters -- Bernadine Cox Thompson of West Plains and Linda Sue Kuhl of Indiana; three brothers -- Dan, Bob and Everett Thompson; two sisters -- Lillian Schultz and Betty Sorrows all of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, Tony and Gracie Hicks-Thompson and his wife, Dorothy June Thompson.Graveside services were Oct. ...
Viva Adean Smith (11/07/02)
Viva Adean Smith, 83, former resident of Saffell, Ark., died Oct. 29, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 20, 1919, in Strawberry, Ark., daughter of Obie and Gertha (Horn) Eagan. She was united in marriage to Lewis Smith May 1934. ...
H. L. Breese (11/07/02)
A.L. Breese, 94, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 30, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Hospital in Cherokee Village. He was born on May 19, 1908, in Aurora, Ill., the son of Edith and Walter D. Breese. He was employed in sales and was a carpenter. ...
Verna McKee (11/07/02)
Verna Thelma Russell McKee, 91, formerly of Horse-shoe Bend died Oct. 30, 2002, in Missoula, Mont. She was born in Glendale, Ill., and retired as an occupational and recreational therapist for the state of Illinois Mental Health Hospital after 20 years. ...
Bennie D. Floyd (11/07/02)
Bennie D. Floyd, 69, of Perris, Calif., son of the late Lindsey and Annie Morgan Floyd was born March 1, 1933, in Bandmill, Ark. He departed this life on Oct. 23, 2002, in Perris, Calif. During his working years he was a car salesman. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Perris, Calif...
Florence Jones Weiss (11/07/02)
Florence Jones Weiss, 88, former resident of Ravenden, Ark., died Oct. 28, 2002, at Randolph Nursing Home in Pocahontas. She was born May 16, 1914, in Ravenden, Ark., the daughter of William and Nora Pack Jones. She was married to the late Bill Weiss. ...
Larry Dale Vanderpool (11/07/02)
Larry Dale Vanderpool, 56, son of the late Rollie and Bertha Lee Roper Vanderpool, was born Aug. 12, 1946, in Viola. He departed this life Oct. 23, 2002. He was a master plumber and supervisor of plumbing for the Little Rock School District. After graduating from high school in Viola, he served in the U. ...
Eudell "Dell" Webb (11/07/02)
Eudell Cleveland "Dell" Webb, 64, of Caldwell, Texas, was born Feb. 25, 1938, in Elizabeth, Ark., and passed away Oct. 26, 2002, at his home. Survivors include one brother, Terry Webb and wife, Pattye of Ironton, Mo.; two sisters -- Wilma Noey and husband, Roy of Caldwell, Texas, and Roberta Stanley of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Sibyl Wyatt-Webb.Services were Oct. ...
Ethel Atkins (11/07/02)
Ethel Lorraine Atkins, 88, of Seymour, Mo., formerly of Viola, daughter of the late Thomas J. and Rebecca Maude King Copeland was born Aug. 2, 1914, in Wild Cherry, Ark. She departed this life Oct. 27, 2002, at Glenwood Health Center in Seymour, Mo.She was married to Tyler Atkins in 1936, at Durham, N.C. ...
Herbert Williams (11/07/02)
Herbert Alexander Williams, 81, of West Plains, Mo. was born June 29, 1921, in Oregon County, Mo., and passed away Nov. 1, 2002, at his home. He was married to Willa Marie Jenkins on May 12, 1947, in Salem, Ark.Survivors include two daughters -- Janice Mahan and husband, Dwayne of West Plains, and Gayle Saunders and husband Rick of Salem; one son, Bill Williams and wife, Janice of Alton; four grandchildren -- Angela Lindeman of Springfield, Stephanie Saunders of Santiago, Chile, Josh Williams of West Plains, and Dustin Williams of Alton; one brother, Bill Williams of Viola; one sister Ruth Cockman of Alton; a special friend, Caralee Barton of Thayer; and numerous other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Evlon Williams; his wife, Willa Williams; one nephew, Larry Cockman; and one great-nephew, Michael Williams.Services were held on Nov. ...
Jack Rikard (11/07/02)
Jack Rikard, 64, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 30, 2002, at his home. He was born May 23, 1938, in Hardy, Ark., son of Rosa Delora (Frailey) Rikard and Oscar Earl Rikard. He was owner and operator of Jack's Diesel of Hardy, and was a member of Spring River Baptist Church of Hardy.Survivors include his wife, Jean Rikard of Hardy; three sons -- Kenneth Rikard of Hardy, Matt Rikard of Hardy, and Tommy Rikard of Indiana; one daughter, Jakie Sue Rikard of Indiana; three brothers -- Rev. ...
Paul Thompson (11/07/02)
Paul Elmer Thompson, 76, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 21, 1926, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., and passed away Oct. 25, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo.Survivors are one son, Paul Eugene Thompson of Ellisnore, Mo.; two daughters -- Bernadine Cox Thompson of West Plains and Linda Sue Kuhl of Indiana; three brothers -- Dan, Bob and Everett Thompson; two sisters -- Lillian Schultz and Betty Sorrows all of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, Tony and Gracie Hicks-Thompson and his wife, Dorothy June Thompson.Graveside services were Oct. ...
Viva Adean Smith (11/07/02)
Viva Adean Smith, 83, former resident of Saffell, Ark., died Oct. 29, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 20, 1919, in Strawberry, Ark., daughter of Obie and Gertha (Horn) Eagan. She was united in marriage to Lewis Smith May 1934. ...
H. L. Breese (11/07/02)
A.L. Breese, 94, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 30, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Hospital in Cherokee Village. He was born on May 19, 1908, in Aurora, Ill., the son of Edith and Walter D. Breese. He was employed in sales and was a carpenter. ...
Verna McKee (11/07/02)
Verna Thelma Russell McKee, 91, formerly of Horse-shoe Bend died Oct. 30, 2002, in Missoula, Mont. She was born in Glendale, Ill., and retired as an occupational and recreational therapist for the state of Illinois Mental Health Hospital after 20 years. ...