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Obituaries from January 2003

Beverly Rose Russell (01/09/03)
Beverly Rose Russell, 69, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., passed away Dec. 27, 2002, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born April 7, 1933, in Springfield, Ill., the daughter of James Myron Irwin and Zola Arletta Clark Irwin. ...
Lawrence Jerry Barker (01/09/03)
Lawrence Jerry Barker, 81, of Viola, Ark., son of the late L. J. and Olla Mae Smith Barker was born July 2, 1921, at McRae, Ga. He departed this life Dec. 22, 2002, at Salem, Ark.Jerry was united in marriage to Grace Estella Trubee on Dec. 25, 1941, at Xenia, Ohio, and to this union three children were born. ...
Clifford Lowell Coggins (01/09/03)
Clifford Lowell Coggins Sr. died Dec. 30, 2002, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.Born Oct. 5, 1918, in Glencoe, he was the son of John Henry and Alberta Mae Coggins. He married Helen Louise Snow Feb. 6, 1943, in Houston.Following his service in the Aleutian Islands during World War II, he was transferred to the United States Air Force and moved to Midland, Texas, where he became a cadet bombardier instructor at Midland Army Air Force Base. ...
Wendell Johnson (01/09/03)
Wendell Johnson, age 73, of Alton, Mo., was born April 14, 1929, in Alton, Mo., and passed away Dec. 27, 2002, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict; and was a long time Alton business owner. ...
Walter B. Hall (01/09/03)
Walter Baxter Hall, 81, son of the late Baxter Hall and Stella Cockrill Hall was born in Sage, Ark. on Oct. 1, 1921. He departed this life Dec. 19, 2002, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville.During his working years he was a cattle and forage farmer. ...
Robert Thomas Dixon IV (01/09/03)
Robert Thomas Dixon IV was born Sept. 21, 1994 in Little Rock, to Jennifer Dianne (Cates) Dixon and Robert Thomas Dixon III. Robert lived in three different states in his short life, finally settling in Middle Tennessee in his third year.In 1999, age the age of five, Robert enrolled in Watertown Elementary School in Watertown, Tenn., where he attended kindergarten and first grade. ...
Horace O. Watson (01/09/03)
Horace O. Watson, 95, of Viola, son of the late H.E. and Cora Gilstrap Watson was born Oct. 6, 1907, in Viola, Ark. He departed this life Jan. 2, 2003, at his home in Viola. He was united in marriage to Kowanda Carroll on Oct. 7, 1934. He attended high school and college in southwestern Oklahoma. ...
Virgil Feltner (01/09/03)
Virgil Feltner, 89, of Raven-den Springs died Dec. 21, 2002, at Randolph County Medical Center. Funeral arrange-ments are by Higgin-botham Funeral Service Inc. Walnut Ridge.
Ewell Dee McDonald (01/09/03)
Ewell Dee McDonald, 77, son of the late Willie Franklin and Jeanie Franks McDonald was born Jan. 30, 1925, in Baxter County, Ark. He departed this life Dec. 27, 2002, in Horseshoe Bend. During his working years he was a farmer. He was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include one sister, Hattie Jane Moser of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; two brothers -- Sanford C. ...
Holman "Buck" Hutson (01/09/03)
Holman "Buck" Hutson, 86, of Jones-boro, Ark., was born on Jan. 29, 1916, in Pineville, Ark. and departed this life Dec. 29, 2002, at Rose Skill Care in Jonesboro. He had lived in Jonesboro most of his life. He was retired from Frolic. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Greensboro Road Church of Christ.Survivors include one son, Bill Hutson of Jonesboro; one daughter, Frances Trotter of Jonesboro; two brothers -- A. ...
Myrtle B. Davis (01/09/03)
Myrtle B. Davis, 78, of Memphis, Tenn., died Dec. 31, 2002, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. She was a homemaker; a member of the Getwell Church of Christ for 49 years, and also taught Bible class at the Getwell Church of Christ for 30 years.Survivors include one daughter, Carolyn Shappley of Memphis; one sister, Ella Twilley of Ash Flat, Ark.; and one grandson, Charles Shappley of Memphis.She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hayden Davis.The funeral service was Jan. ...
Lorene Brown Soward (01/09/03)
Lorene Brown Soward, age 72, of Ash Flat, died Jan. 1, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1930, at Evening Shade to Earl and Maud Elizabeth Ferguson Brown. She was a certified nursing assistant having worked at Ash Flat Convalescent Center, Horse-shoe Bend Nursing Home and the Cherokee Village Recreation Center. ...
Howard Childers (01/09/03)
Howard Childers, age 74, of Alton, Mo., son of the late Aubrey and Ellen Stephens-Childers was born May 24, 1928, in Oregon County, Mo., and passed away Dec. 30, 2002, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo.Survivors include his wife, Paulene Holmes-Childers of the home; one daughter, Ramona Smith and husband, Lonnie of Alton; and numerous other relatives and friends.The body will be cremated with burial in the family plot at a later date. ...
Clifton L. Holloway (01/09/03)
Clifton L. Holloway, 82, son of the late Archie Holloway and Ella Mae Bassham Holloway was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Moko, Ark., and died Dec. 23, 2002, in Salem. He was a retired postal worker and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served in World War II. ...
Clara Augustine Benton (01/09/03)
Clara Augustine Benton, 91, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Dr. J. L. and Ollie Gaston Weathers was born April 4, 1911, at Salem. She departed this life Jan. 1, 2003, at Jonesboro, Ark. She was married to Joseph Orville Benton on Aug. 17, 1938, at Alton, Mo., and to this union a daughter was born. ...
Marie Marchant (01/09/03)
Marie Pauline Mayfield Marchant, 84, of Calico Rock, daughter of the late James and Cynthia Foster Mayfield was born May 28, 1918, in Calico Rock, Ark. She departed this life Jan. 3, 2003, in Mountain Home. She was united in marriage to Henry Carl Marchant on Dec. ...
James R. "Bob" Hansen (01/09/03)
James R. "Bob" Hansen, 77, of Cherokee Village, passed away Dec. 29, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 12, 1925, at Scandinavia, Wis., to Emil Walter and Faith Lamb Hansen. He was a retired real estate broker and a member of Peace Lutheran Church at Cherokee Village.Survivors include his wife, Lenice Regel Hansen of the home; two daughters and son-in-law -- Kay and Frank Wiggins of Cherokee Village and Susan Hansen of Houston, Mo.; four sons and daughters-in-law -- Jack Hansen of Cherokee Village, Jim and Debbie Hansen of Cave City, John and Cindi Hansen of Cherokee Village, Jay and Connie Hansen of Benton; one brother, Hance Hansen of Port Edwards, Wis.; three sisters -- Marjory Neubauer of Larson, Wis., Carol Hardel of Scandinavia, and Betty Bieder-man of Ocala, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and relatives and friends. ...
Gloria Zink (01/09/03)
Gloria Zink, age 79, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 30, 2002. She was born July 23, 1923, in Eden, N.Y., to Glenn Rockwood and Elizabeth Schmitt Rockwood.She was a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith.Survivors include her husband, Walter Zink of Cherokee Village; two sons -- Randall Zink of Memphis and Walter T. ...
Thelma Hazel Scharrer (01/09/03)
Thelma Hazel Scharrer, 78, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Jack and Hazel Effie Mozingo Shay was born April 18, 1924, at St. Joseph, Mo. She departed this life Jan. 3, 2003, at Salem. She was united in marriage to Alex Wade and to this union three children were born. ...
Ethel A. Holloway (01/09/03)
Ethel A. Holloway, 91, of Ash Flat, formerly of Newport, died Dec. 28, 2002, at Ash Flat. She was born March 3, 1911, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of Thornton Elijah and Laura Maude (Stout) Cantrell. She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church. ...
Carolyn Janousek (01/09/03)
Carolyn Janousek, age 90, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark. passed away at the Calico Health Care Center in Calico Rock, Ark. on Dec. 30, 2002. She was born in Cambridge, Pa. She was married to George Janousek in Chicago, Ill.Survivors include two sisters -- Helen Ross of Arizona and Stephanie Alexander.She was preceded in death by her husband, George; and her parents.Mass service was Jan. ...
Gloria Zink (01/09/03)
Gloria Zink, age 79, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 30, 2002. She was born July 23, 1923, in Eden, N.Y., to Glenn Rockwood and Elizabeth Schmitt Rockwood.She was a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith.Survivors include her husband, Walter Zink of Cherokee Village; two sons -- Randall Zink of Memphis and Walter T. ...
Clifford Lowell Coggins (01/09/03)
Clifford Lowell Coggins Sr. died Dec. 30, 2002, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.Born Oct. 5, 1918, in Glencoe, he was the son of John Henry and Alberta Mae Coggins. He married Helen Louise Snow Feb. 6, 1943, in Houston.Following his service in the Aleutian Islands during World War II, he was transferred to the United States Air Force and moved to Midland, Texas, where he became a cadet bombardier instructor at Midland Army Air Force Base. ...
Marie Marchant (01/09/03)
Marie Pauline Mayfield Marchant, 84, of Calico Rock, daughter of the late James and Cynthia Foster Mayfield was born May 28, 1918, in Calico Rock, Ark. She departed this life Jan. 3, 2003, in Mountain Home. She was united in marriage to Henry Carl Marchant on Dec. ...
Howard Childers (01/09/03)
Howard Childers, age 74, of Alton, Mo., son of the late Aubrey and Ellen Stephens-Childers was born May 24, 1928, in Oregon County, Mo., and passed away Dec. 30, 2002, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo.Survivors include his wife, Paulene Holmes-Childers of the home; one daughter, Ramona Smith and husband, Lonnie of Alton; and numerous other relatives and friends.The body will be cremated with burial in the family plot at a later date. ...
James R. "Bob" Hansen (01/09/03)
James R. "Bob" Hansen, 77, of Cherokee Village, passed away Dec. 29, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 12, 1925, at Scandinavia, Wis., to Emil Walter and Faith Lamb Hansen. He was a retired real estate broker and a member of Peace Lutheran Church at Cherokee Village.Survivors include his wife, Lenice Regel Hansen of the home; two daughters and son-in-law -- Kay and Frank Wiggins of Cherokee Village and Susan Hansen of Houston, Mo.; four sons and daughters-in-law -- Jack Hansen of Cherokee Village, Jim and Debbie Hansen of Cave City, John and Cindi Hansen of Cherokee Village, Jay and Connie Hansen of Benton; one brother, Hance Hansen of Port Edwards, Wis.; three sisters -- Marjory Neubauer of Larson, Wis., Carol Hardel of Scandinavia, and Betty Bieder-man of Ocala, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and relatives and friends. ...
Wendell Johnson (01/09/03)
Wendell Johnson, age 73, of Alton, Mo., was born April 14, 1929, in Alton, Mo., and passed away Dec. 27, 2002, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict; and was a long time Alton business owner. ...
Walter B. Hall (01/09/03)
Walter Baxter Hall, 81, son of the late Baxter Hall and Stella Cockrill Hall was born in Sage, Ark. on Oct. 1, 1921. He departed this life Dec. 19, 2002, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville.During his working years he was a cattle and forage farmer. ...
Myrtle B. Davis (01/09/03)
Myrtle B. Davis, 78, of Memphis, Tenn., died Dec. 31, 2002, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. She was a homemaker; a member of the Getwell Church of Christ for 49 years, and also taught Bible class at the Getwell Church of Christ for 30 years.Survivors include one daughter, Carolyn Shappley of Memphis; one sister, Ella Twilley of Ash Flat, Ark.; and one grandson, Charles Shappley of Memphis.She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hayden Davis.The funeral service was Jan. ...
Lawrence Jerry Barker (01/09/03)
Lawrence Jerry Barker, 81, of Viola, Ark., son of the late L. J. and Olla Mae Smith Barker was born July 2, 1921, at McRae, Ga. He departed this life Dec. 22, 2002, at Salem, Ark.Jerry was united in marriage to Grace Estella Trubee on Dec. 25, 1941, at Xenia, Ohio, and to this union three children were born. ...
Holman "Buck" Hutson (01/09/03)
Holman "Buck" Hutson, 86, of Jones-boro, Ark., was born on Jan. 29, 1916, in Pineville, Ark. and departed this life Dec. 29, 2002, at Rose Skill Care in Jonesboro. He had lived in Jonesboro most of his life. He was retired from Frolic. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Greensboro Road Church of Christ.Survivors include one son, Bill Hutson of Jonesboro; one daughter, Frances Trotter of Jonesboro; two brothers -- A. ...
Lorene Brown Soward (01/09/03)
Lorene Brown Soward, age 72, of Ash Flat, died Jan. 1, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1930, at Evening Shade to Earl and Maud Elizabeth Ferguson Brown. She was a certified nursing assistant having worked at Ash Flat Convalescent Center, Horse-shoe Bend Nursing Home and the Cherokee Village Recreation Center. ...
Ewell Dee McDonald (01/09/03)
Ewell Dee McDonald, 77, son of the late Willie Franklin and Jeanie Franks McDonald was born Jan. 30, 1925, in Baxter County, Ark. He departed this life Dec. 27, 2002, in Horseshoe Bend. During his working years he was a farmer. He was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include one sister, Hattie Jane Moser of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; two brothers -- Sanford C. ...
Thelma Hazel Scharrer (01/09/03)
Thelma Hazel Scharrer, 78, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Jack and Hazel Effie Mozingo Shay was born April 18, 1924, at St. Joseph, Mo. She departed this life Jan. 3, 2003, at Salem. She was united in marriage to Alex Wade and to this union three children were born. ...
Ethel A. Holloway (01/09/03)
Ethel A. Holloway, 91, of Ash Flat, formerly of Newport, died Dec. 28, 2002, at Ash Flat. She was born March 3, 1911, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of Thornton Elijah and Laura Maude (Stout) Cantrell. She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church. ...
Charles Albert Russell (01/16/03)
Charles Albert Russell, 90, of Cherokee Village passed away Jan. 11, 2003, at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. He was born May 22, 1912, in Ironton, Ohio, the son of Buckley Benton and LuSima Townsend Russell whom with a son, Donald R. Russell, and three brothers preceded him in death...
Marie Dodge (01/16/03)
Marie Dodge, 76, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late George Washington and Goldie Parker Wilson was born March 1, 1926, at Owosso, Mich. She departed this life Jan. 8, 2003, at Salem. She spent her working years as a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and a homemaker. She was of the Apostolic faith...
Jerita Kaye Crowe (01/16/03)
Jerita Kaye Crowe died Jan. 5, 2003. She was born Aug. 28, 1957 in Lepanto, Ark., to Charles Edward Crowe and Ida Mae Woody. Formerly of Mammoth Spring, Jerita was preceded in death by her father Charles, and her mother, Ida Burrow. Survivors include one sister, Becky Crowe and three brothers, C. E., Mike and James Crowe as well as numerous other relatives and friends...
Elmer Keefe (01/16/03)
Elmer Keefe, age 90, of Newport, Ark., and a former resident of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 2, 2003, in Newport. He was a resident of Regional Healthcare Nursing Home in Newport. He was born in Chicago. Ill., and was an employee of Electro-Motor Division in Countryside, Ill. for 36 years, until retiring in 1974...
Verlin Grant Altizer (01/16/03)
Verlin Grant Altizer, 77, died Dec. 10, 2002, in the Johnston Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 3, 1925, in Berwind, W.Va., to his parents, G. H. and Blanche Altizer. He was a 1942 graduate of Tazewell High School and in February of 1943, volunteered for the U.S. Navy, receiving an honorable discharge in 1946. He attended the University of Chicago and the National Trade School in Kansas City, Mo. He was a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church, Abingdon, Va...
Jewel B. Blankenship (01/16/03)
Jewel B. Kent Blankenship, 90, daughter of the late John F. and Rosa D. Smith Kent, was born on May 11, 1912, in Newburg, Ark. She departed this life Jan. 4, 2003, in Newburg. Jewell was married to Lonnie T. Blankenship Aug. 5, 1933 at Chapel Hill. During her working years she was a school teacher and was also a postmaster at Forty-Four, Ark. She was a member of Calico Rock Church of Christ...
Stephen Seibert Jr. (01/16/03)
Stephen Martin Seibert Jr., 95, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., passed away Jan. 6, 2003, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Dec.1, 1907, in Salem, Pa., the son of Stephen Seibert Sr. and Dora Mizlo Seibert. He was married to Dorothea Symmonds July 14, 1949, in Bluegrass, Iowa. ...
Virgil Feltner (01/09/03)
Virgil Feltner, 89, of Raven-den Springs died Dec. 21, 2002, at Randolph County Medical Center. Funeral arrange-ments are by Higgin-botham Funeral Service Inc. Walnut Ridge.
Ernest "Ernie" Collier (01/16/03)
Ernest B. "Ernie" Collier, 83, a former resident of Hardy, died Jan. 4, 2003, in Colorado. He was a realtor. Survivors include his children -- Harry (Devona), Wayne (Jamie), Sandy Jackson, and Jenny Collier; four grandchildren; his sister, Wanda Pirtle; companions, Mae Collier and Cleta Layman; and many other relatives and friends in the Denver and Hardy areas...
Thelma Dora Pearce (01/16/03)
Thelma Dora Pearce, age 81, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 11, 1921, in Piedmont, Mo., and passed away Jan. 5, 2003, at the National Healthcare Center in West Plains, Mo., Survivors include three children -- Jeannie Stairs of Alton, Mo., Janet Lea Pearce of Farmington, Mo., and Russell D. ...
Robert Thomas Dixon IV (01/09/03)
Robert Thomas Dixon IV was born Sept. 21, 1994 in Little Rock, to Jennifer Dianne (Cates) Dixon and Robert Thomas Dixon III. Robert lived in three different states in his short life, finally settling in Middle Tennessee in his third year.In 1999, age the age of five, Robert enrolled in Watertown Elementary School in Watertown, Tenn., where he attended kindergarten and first grade. ...
Carolyn Janousek (01/09/03)
Carolyn Janousek, age 90, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark. passed away at the Calico Health Care Center in Calico Rock, Ark. on Dec. 30, 2002. She was born in Cambridge, Pa. She was married to George Janousek in Chicago, Ill.Survivors include two sisters -- Helen Ross of Arizona and Stephanie Alexander.She was preceded in death by her husband, George; and her parents.Mass service was Jan. ...
Horace O. Watson (01/09/03)
Horace O. Watson, 95, of Viola, son of the late H.E. and Cora Gilstrap Watson was born Oct. 6, 1907, in Viola, Ark. He departed this life Jan. 2, 2003, at his home in Viola. He was united in marriage to Kowanda Carroll on Oct. 7, 1934. He attended high school and college in southwestern Oklahoma. ...
Jimmie Shannon Tharp (01/16/03)
Jimmie Shannon Tharp, 70, son of the late Jess L. Tharp and Lottie Nickels Tharp was born July 17, 1932, in Saddle, Ark., and passed away Jan. 10, 2003, in Salem, Ark. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired truck driver...
Ronald Allen Tucker (01/16/03)
Ronald Allen Tucker, 78, of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 10, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 26, 1924 in Hollywood, Mo., the son of Birdie Batterton Branum Tucker and Robert Audie Tucker. He was a county agent for Caruthersville and New Madrid Counties. After retiring he sold agriculture irrigation systems to the prison systems in Alabama. He was a veteran of World War II where he served in the Air Force. He was a member of the Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Una Lee Shelton (01/16/03)
Una Lee Richardson Shelton, 82, of Sidney, died Jan. 8, 2003, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 8, 1920, at Sage, Ark., to Isaac Benjamin and Anne Edwards Richardson. She graduated from Melbourne High School in 1938, and attended Arkansas State College from 1938 to 1940. She worked for the Federal Housing Authority in the Washington D.C. area until she retired in the early 1970s. She was a member of Sidney Baptist Church...
Grace A. Hurtt (01/16/03)
Grace A. Hurtt, 74, daughter of the late George Jones and Zella Jewell Jones was born Dec. 14, 1928, in Koshkonong, Mo., and passed away Dec. 28, 2002, in Koshkonong. She was united in marriage on March 22, 1946, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. to Virgil William Hurtt who preceded her in death July 11, 2001...
Beverly Rose Russell (01/09/03)
Beverly Rose Russell, 69, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., passed away Dec. 27, 2002, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born April 7, 1933, in Springfield, Ill., the daughter of James Myron Irwin and Zola Arletta Clark Irwin. ...
Clara Augustine Benton (01/09/03)
Clara Augustine Benton, 91, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Dr. J. L. and Ollie Gaston Weathers was born April 4, 1911, at Salem. She departed this life Jan. 1, 2003, at Jonesboro, Ark. She was married to Joseph Orville Benton on Aug. 17, 1938, at Alton, Mo., and to this union a daughter was born. ...
Irma Marie Wiles (01/16/03)
Irma Marie Wiles, age 77, of Highland, Ark., departed this life Jan. 5, 2003, at her residence. She was born June 4, 1925, in Winslow, Ark., the daughter of the late Lewis Paul and Bertha Mae Doss Kilpatrick. She was married to Russell Edward Wiles on March 1, 1945. She was a homemaker and a member of the Highland Assembly of God Church in Highland. She was also a member of the Women's Missionary Group...
Clifton L. Holloway (01/09/03)
Clifton L. Holloway, 82, son of the late Archie Holloway and Ella Mae Bassham Holloway was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Moko, Ark., and died Dec. 23, 2002, in Salem. He was a retired postal worker and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served in World War II. ...
Lillie Manes Holloway (01/23/03)
Lillie Aline Manes Holloway, 87, of Camp, daughter of the late David Leo and Wretha Cook Manes, was born May 26, 1915, in Camp. She departed this life Jan. 14, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was married to Andrew Jackson Holloway on Aug. 24, 1935, at Camp, to this union two children were born. During her working years she was employed by Fulton County Nursing Center as a cook. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Camp and attended services at Camp...
Victor Hilmer Rudolf (01/23/03)
Victor Hilmer Rudolf, age 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., passed away Jan. 18, 2003, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born in Batavia, Ill., and worked as a carpenter during his life time. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Horseshoe Bend and a member of the Carpenter's Union 363 of St. Charles, Mo...
Faye Maynard (01/23/03)
Faye Maynard, 90, of Thayer, daughter of the late Charles and Stella Williams Alford, was born Sept. 12, 1912, at Myrtle, Mo. and departed this life in her home Jan. 7, 2003. She was a member of the Thayer Church of Christ. On Feb. 1, 1931, she was married to Lloyd Maynard at Lapanto, Ark., and to this union three sons were born. He preceded her in death on Oct. 1, 1983...
Opal Eder (01/23/03)
Opal Eder, 93, daughter of the late Thomas Dills and Minnie Riley Dills was born Dec. 13, 1909, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Jan. 14, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. She was married May 11, 1935, in Thayer to Harry Eder, who preceded her in death on Sept. 6, 1973. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Thayer and was a homemaker...
Floyd Gene Collins (01/23/03)
Floyd Gene Collins, age 36, son of Mary Catherine Robinson Collins and the late Harold Gene Collins was born Nov. 25, 1966, in Manila, Ark. He departed this life Jan. 14, 2003, in Calico Rock. He attended the Jesus Name Apostolic Church in Camp. Survivors include his mother, Mary Catherine Collins of the home; two sisters, and one brother-in-law -- Marie Collins of Calico Rock, and Tina and David Burrow of Pineville, Ark., and one brother, Archie Gene Collins of Texas...
Barbara Elmira Griffin (01/23/03)
Barbara Elmira Griffin, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, passed away at the Pioneer Nursing Home in Melbourne Jan. 19. She was born in Perrington, Mich.. She also was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Ladies Golf Association. Survivors include two sons, William Griffin of South Elgin, Ill., and Gary Griffin of Eden Prairie, Minn.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren...
Rufford Gordon Bennett (01/23/03)
Rufford Gordon Bennett, 87, son of the late Rufford Wayne Bennett and Virgie Lois Looney Bennett was born Aug. 22, 1915, at Elm Store, Ark., and died Jan. 15, 2003, in West Plains, Mo.He was married Oct. 10, 1936, in Alton, Mo. to Bessie Lorine Mitchell, who preceded him in death Sept. 16, 2002...
Ronald Allen Tucker (01/23/03)
Ronald Allen Tucker, 78, of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 10, 2003, at his home. He was born on Dec. 26, 1924, in Hollywood, Mo., the son of Birdie Batterton Branum Tucker and Robert Audie Tucker. He was a county agent for Caruthersville and New Madrid Counties. After retiring he sold agriculture irrigation systems to the prison systems in Alabama...
Inez Irene Wheeler (01/23/03)
Inez Irene Wheeler, age 84, of Seymour, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born on April 12, 1918, in Madra, Neb., and passed away Jan. 12, 2003, in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include three sons -- Larry and Roger Mounger of Albuquerque, N.M., Lonnie Mounger of Houston, Texas; three daughters -- JoAnn Mounger of Albuquerque, N.M., Mary Sisco of Seymour, Mo., and Teresa Deckard of Republic, Mo.; 21 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Dennis Glenn Marrs (01/23/03)
Dennis Glenn Marrs, 41, of Walnut Ridge, Ark., formerly of Salem, son of the late Roy Berlin and Reba Lorene Gray Marrs was born Sept. 17, 1961, at Turrell, Ark. He departed this life Jan. 15, 2003, at Walnut Ridge. He spent his working years as a father and self-employed landscaper. He was serving in the United States Army National Guard...
Elsie Madeline Maxwell (01/23/03)
Elsie Madeline Maxwell, age 77, of Salem, daughter of the late Thomas A. and Ida Mae Simpson Shockley was born July 4, 1925, at Conway, Mo. She departed this life Jan. 15, 2003, at Salem. She spent her working years as a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, a machinist and cook. She enjoyed going to the Salem Senior Citizen's Center where she made pies and visited. She was a member of Moko Church of Christ...
Willie Avery Jewell (01/23/03)
Willie Avery Jewell, 87, was born April 1, 1915, in Koshkonong, Mo., and departed this life on Jan. 10, 2003, in Pueblo, Colo. The funeral service and burial was Jan. 15 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with arrangements under the direction of Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors of Pueblo, Colo., and Carter Funeral Home of Thayer...
Larry V. Croy (01/23/03)
Larry V. Croy, age 57, of Cave City, died Jan. 19, 2003, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 16, 1945, at Sheridan, Ark., to Monroe Virgil and Mildred Pauline Crump Croy. He was a machinist for Gemini Engineering in Cave City, attended Liberty Full Gospel Church in Cave City and was a member of the Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Sheridan...
John G. Dethrow (01/23/03)
John G. Dethrow, 76, son of the late Elmer Dethrow and Beatrice Robinson Dethrow was born on May 7, 1926, in Couch, Mo., and died Jan. 6, 2003, in Saint Louis, Mo. He was married in 1945, in Paragould, Ark. to Ruby Gazaway who preceded him in death May 7, 2001...
Arthur Willard Baker (01/23/03)
Arthur Willard Baker, 86, son of the late William Baker and Laura Taylor Baker was born June 4, 1916, in Williford, Ark., and died Jan. 11, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. He was married Jan. 2, 1946, in Williford to Mabel Koenig. He was a retiree of Armco Steel, working in Kansas City, Mo. for many years...
Georgia Marie Rasdall (01/23/03)
Georgia Marie Rasdall, 65, daughter of the late Pete Payne and Dorothy Aires Payne was born April 10, 1937, in Kansas City, Kan., and died Jan. 12, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son, Greg Copeland of Leaven-worth, Kan.; one daughter, Sherri Sperberg and husband, Ronald of Shawano, Wis.; and two grandchildren -- Donnie Copeland of Kansas City, Kan., and Diane Copeland of Shawano, Wis...
Howard Childers (01/09/03)
Howard Childers, age 74, of Alton, Mo., son of the late Aubrey and Ellen Stephens-Childers was born May 24, 1928, in Oregon County, Mo., and passed away Dec. 30, 2002, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo.Survivors include his wife, Paulene Holmes-Childers of the home; one daughter, Ramona Smith and husband, Lonnie of Alton; and numerous other relatives and friends.The body will be cremated with burial in the family plot at a later date. ...
Beverly Rose Russell (01/09/03)
Beverly Rose Russell, 69, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., passed away Dec. 27, 2002, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born April 7, 1933, in Springfield, Ill., the daughter of James Myron Irwin and Zola Arletta Clark Irwin. ...
Marie Marchant (01/09/03)
Marie Pauline Mayfield Marchant, 84, of Calico Rock, daughter of the late James and Cynthia Foster Mayfield was born May 28, 1918, in Calico Rock, Ark. She departed this life Jan. 3, 2003, in Mountain Home. She was united in marriage to Henry Carl Marchant on Dec. ...
Clara Augustine Benton (01/09/03)
Clara Augustine Benton, 91, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Dr. J. L. and Ollie Gaston Weathers was born April 4, 1911, at Salem. She departed this life Jan. 1, 2003, at Jonesboro, Ark. She was married to Joseph Orville Benton on Aug. 17, 1938, at Alton, Mo., and to this union a daughter was born. ...
James R. "Bob" Hansen (01/09/03)
James R. "Bob" Hansen, 77, of Cherokee Village, passed away Dec. 29, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 12, 1925, at Scandinavia, Wis., to Emil Walter and Faith Lamb Hansen. He was a retired real estate broker and a member of Peace Lutheran Church at Cherokee Village.Survivors include his wife, Lenice Regel Hansen of the home; two daughters and son-in-law -- Kay and Frank Wiggins of Cherokee Village and Susan Hansen of Houston, Mo.; four sons and daughters-in-law -- Jack Hansen of Cherokee Village, Jim and Debbie Hansen of Cave City, John and Cindi Hansen of Cherokee Village, Jay and Connie Hansen of Benton; one brother, Hance Hansen of Port Edwards, Wis.; three sisters -- Marjory Neubauer of Larson, Wis., Carol Hardel of Scandinavia, and Betty Bieder-man of Ocala, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and relatives and friends. ...
Clifford Lowell Coggins (01/09/03)
Clifford Lowell Coggins Sr. died Dec. 30, 2002, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.Born Oct. 5, 1918, in Glencoe, he was the son of John Henry and Alberta Mae Coggins. He married Helen Louise Snow Feb. 6, 1943, in Houston.Following his service in the Aleutian Islands during World War II, he was transferred to the United States Air Force and moved to Midland, Texas, where he became a cadet bombardier instructor at Midland Army Air Force Base. ...
Wendell Johnson (01/09/03)
Wendell Johnson, age 73, of Alton, Mo., was born April 14, 1929, in Alton, Mo., and passed away Dec. 27, 2002, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict; and was a long time Alton business owner. ...
Walter B. Hall (01/09/03)
Walter Baxter Hall, 81, son of the late Baxter Hall and Stella Cockrill Hall was born in Sage, Ark. on Oct. 1, 1921. He departed this life Dec. 19, 2002, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville.During his working years he was a cattle and forage farmer. ...
Robert Thomas Dixon IV (01/09/03)
Robert Thomas Dixon IV was born Sept. 21, 1994 in Little Rock, to Jennifer Dianne (Cates) Dixon and Robert Thomas Dixon III. Robert lived in three different states in his short life, finally settling in Middle Tennessee in his third year.In 1999, age the age of five, Robert enrolled in Watertown Elementary School in Watertown, Tenn., where he attended kindergarten and first grade. ...
Horace O. Watson (01/09/03)
Horace O. Watson, 95, of Viola, son of the late H.E. and Cora Gilstrap Watson was born Oct. 6, 1907, in Viola, Ark. He departed this life Jan. 2, 2003, at his home in Viola. He was united in marriage to Kowanda Carroll on Oct. 7, 1934. He attended high school and college in southwestern Oklahoma. ...
Virgil Feltner (01/09/03)
Virgil Feltner, 89, of Raven-den Springs died Dec. 21, 2002, at Randolph County Medical Center. Funeral arrange-ments are by Higgin-botham Funeral Service Inc. Walnut Ridge.
Ewell Dee McDonald (01/09/03)
Ewell Dee McDonald, 77, son of the late Willie Franklin and Jeanie Franks McDonald was born Jan. 30, 1925, in Baxter County, Ark. He departed this life Dec. 27, 2002, in Horseshoe Bend. During his working years he was a farmer. He was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include one sister, Hattie Jane Moser of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; two brothers -- Sanford C. ...
Holman "Buck" Hutson (01/09/03)
Holman "Buck" Hutson, 86, of Jones-boro, Ark., was born on Jan. 29, 1916, in Pineville, Ark. and departed this life Dec. 29, 2002, at Rose Skill Care in Jonesboro. He had lived in Jonesboro most of his life. He was retired from Frolic. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Greensboro Road Church of Christ.Survivors include one son, Bill Hutson of Jonesboro; one daughter, Frances Trotter of Jonesboro; two brothers -- A. ...
Myrtle B. Davis (01/09/03)
Myrtle B. Davis, 78, of Memphis, Tenn., died Dec. 31, 2002, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. She was a homemaker; a member of the Getwell Church of Christ for 49 years, and also taught Bible class at the Getwell Church of Christ for 30 years.Survivors include one daughter, Carolyn Shappley of Memphis; one sister, Ella Twilley of Ash Flat, Ark.; and one grandson, Charles Shappley of Memphis.She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hayden Davis.The funeral service was Jan. ...
Ethel A. Holloway (01/09/03)
Ethel A. Holloway, 91, of Ash Flat, formerly of Newport, died Dec. 28, 2002, at Ash Flat. She was born March 3, 1911, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of Thornton Elijah and Laura Maude (Stout) Cantrell. She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church. ...
Carolyn Janousek (01/09/03)
Carolyn Janousek, age 90, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark. passed away at the Calico Health Care Center in Calico Rock, Ark. on Dec. 30, 2002. She was born in Cambridge, Pa. She was married to George Janousek in Chicago, Ill.Survivors include two sisters -- Helen Ross of Arizona and Stephanie Alexander.She was preceded in death by her husband, George; and her parents.Mass service was Jan. ...
Clifton L. Holloway (01/09/03)
Clifton L. Holloway, 82, son of the late Archie Holloway and Ella Mae Bassham Holloway was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Moko, Ark., and died Dec. 23, 2002, in Salem. He was a retired postal worker and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served in World War II. ...
Gloria Zink (01/09/03)
Gloria Zink, age 79, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 30, 2002. She was born July 23, 1923, in Eden, N.Y., to Glenn Rockwood and Elizabeth Schmitt Rockwood.She was a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith.Survivors include her husband, Walter Zink of Cherokee Village; two sons -- Randall Zink of Memphis and Walter T. ...
Thelma Hazel Scharrer (01/09/03)
Thelma Hazel Scharrer, 78, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Jack and Hazel Effie Mozingo Shay was born April 18, 1924, at St. Joseph, Mo. She departed this life Jan. 3, 2003, at Salem. She was united in marriage to Alex Wade and to this union three children were born. ...
Lawrence Jerry Barker (01/09/03)
Lawrence Jerry Barker, 81, of Viola, Ark., son of the late L. J. and Olla Mae Smith Barker was born July 2, 1921, at McRae, Ga. He departed this life Dec. 22, 2002, at Salem, Ark.Jerry was united in marriage to Grace Estella Trubee on Dec. 25, 1941, at Xenia, Ohio, and to this union three children were born. ...
Lorene Brown Soward (01/09/03)
Lorene Brown Soward, age 72, of Ash Flat, died Jan. 1, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1930, at Evening Shade to Earl and Maud Elizabeth Ferguson Brown. She was a certified nursing assistant having worked at Ash Flat Convalescent Center, Horse-shoe Bend Nursing Home and the Cherokee Village Recreation Center. ...
Holman "Buck" Hutson (01/09/03)
Holman "Buck" Hutson, 86, of Jones-boro, Ark., was born on Jan. 29, 1916, in Pineville, Ark. and departed this life Dec. 29, 2002, at Rose Skill Care in Jonesboro. He had lived in Jonesboro most of his life. He was retired from Frolic. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Greensboro Road Church of Christ.Survivors include one son, Bill Hutson of Jonesboro; one daughter, Frances Trotter of Jonesboro; two brothers -- A. ...
Howard Childers (01/09/03)
Howard Childers, age 74, of Alton, Mo., son of the late Aubrey and Ellen Stephens-Childers was born May 24, 1928, in Oregon County, Mo., and passed away Dec. 30, 2002, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo.Survivors include his wife, Paulene Holmes-Childers of the home; one daughter, Ramona Smith and husband, Lonnie of Alton; and numerous other relatives and friends.The body will be cremated with burial in the family plot at a later date. ...
Marie Marchant (01/09/03)
Marie Pauline Mayfield Marchant, 84, of Calico Rock, daughter of the late James and Cynthia Foster Mayfield was born May 28, 1918, in Calico Rock, Ark. She departed this life Jan. 3, 2003, in Mountain Home. She was united in marriage to Henry Carl Marchant on Dec. ...
Virgil Feltner (01/09/03)
Virgil Feltner, 89, of Raven-den Springs died Dec. 21, 2002, at Randolph County Medical Center. Funeral arrange-ments are by Higgin-botham Funeral Service Inc. Walnut Ridge.
Clifford Lowell Coggins (01/09/03)
Clifford Lowell Coggins Sr. died Dec. 30, 2002, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.Born Oct. 5, 1918, in Glencoe, he was the son of John Henry and Alberta Mae Coggins. He married Helen Louise Snow Feb. 6, 1943, in Houston.Following his service in the Aleutian Islands during World War II, he was transferred to the United States Air Force and moved to Midland, Texas, where he became a cadet bombardier instructor at Midland Army Air Force Base. ...
Gloria Zink (01/09/03)
Gloria Zink, age 79, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 30, 2002. She was born July 23, 1923, in Eden, N.Y., to Glenn Rockwood and Elizabeth Schmitt Rockwood.She was a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith.Survivors include her husband, Walter Zink of Cherokee Village; two sons -- Randall Zink of Memphis and Walter T. ...
Thelma Hazel Scharrer (01/09/03)
Thelma Hazel Scharrer, 78, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Jack and Hazel Effie Mozingo Shay was born April 18, 1924, at St. Joseph, Mo. She departed this life Jan. 3, 2003, at Salem. She was united in marriage to Alex Wade and to this union three children were born. ...
Marie Dodge (01/16/03)
Marie Dodge, 76, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late George Washington and Goldie Parker Wilson was born March 1, 1926, at Owosso, Mich. She departed this life Jan. 8, 2003, at Salem. She spent her working years as a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and a homemaker. She was of the Apostolic faith...
Ernest "Ernie" Collier (01/16/03)
Ernest B. "Ernie" Collier, 83, a former resident of Hardy, died Jan. 4, 2003, in Colorado. He was a realtor. Survivors include his children -- Harry (Devona), Wayne (Jamie), Sandy Jackson, and Jenny Collier; four grandchildren; his sister, Wanda Pirtle; companions, Mae Collier and Cleta Layman; and many other relatives and friends in the Denver and Hardy areas...
Jerita Kaye Crowe (01/16/03)
Jerita Kaye Crowe died Jan. 5, 2003. She was born Aug. 28, 1957 in Lepanto, Ark., to Charles Edward Crowe and Ida Mae Woody. Formerly of Mammoth Spring, Jerita was preceded in death by her father Charles, and her mother, Ida Burrow. Survivors include one sister, Becky Crowe and three brothers, C. E., Mike and James Crowe as well as numerous other relatives and friends...
Lawrence Jerry Barker (01/09/03)
Lawrence Jerry Barker, 81, of Viola, Ark., son of the late L. J. and Olla Mae Smith Barker was born July 2, 1921, at McRae, Ga. He departed this life Dec. 22, 2002, at Salem, Ark.Jerry was united in marriage to Grace Estella Trubee on Dec. 25, 1941, at Xenia, Ohio, and to this union three children were born. ...
Myrtle B. Davis (01/09/03)
Myrtle B. Davis, 78, of Memphis, Tenn., died Dec. 31, 2002, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. She was a homemaker; a member of the Getwell Church of Christ for 49 years, and also taught Bible class at the Getwell Church of Christ for 30 years.Survivors include one daughter, Carolyn Shappley of Memphis; one sister, Ella Twilley of Ash Flat, Ark.; and one grandson, Charles Shappley of Memphis.She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hayden Davis.The funeral service was Jan. ...
Lorene Brown Soward (01/09/03)
Lorene Brown Soward, age 72, of Ash Flat, died Jan. 1, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1930, at Evening Shade to Earl and Maud Elizabeth Ferguson Brown. She was a certified nursing assistant having worked at Ash Flat Convalescent Center, Horse-shoe Bend Nursing Home and the Cherokee Village Recreation Center. ...
Ewell Dee McDonald (01/09/03)
Ewell Dee McDonald, 77, son of the late Willie Franklin and Jeanie Franks McDonald was born Jan. 30, 1925, in Baxter County, Ark. He departed this life Dec. 27, 2002, in Horseshoe Bend. During his working years he was a farmer. He was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include one sister, Hattie Jane Moser of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; two brothers -- Sanford C. ...
Charles Albert Russell (01/16/03)
Charles Albert Russell, 90, of Cherokee Village passed away Jan. 11, 2003, at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. He was born May 22, 1912, in Ironton, Ohio, the son of Buckley Benton and LuSima Townsend Russell whom with a son, Donald R. Russell, and three brothers preceded him in death...
Stephen Seibert Jr. (01/16/03)
Stephen Martin Seibert Jr., 95, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., passed away Jan. 6, 2003, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Dec.1, 1907, in Salem, Pa., the son of Stephen Seibert Sr. and Dora Mizlo Seibert. He was married to Dorothea Symmonds July 14, 1949, in Bluegrass, Iowa. ...
Jewel B. Blankenship (01/16/03)
Jewel B. Kent Blankenship, 90, daughter of the late John F. and Rosa D. Smith Kent, was born on May 11, 1912, in Newburg, Ark. She departed this life Jan. 4, 2003, in Newburg. Jewell was married to Lonnie T. Blankenship Aug. 5, 1933 at Chapel Hill. During her working years she was a school teacher and was also a postmaster at Forty-Four, Ark. She was a member of Calico Rock Church of Christ...
Elmer Keefe (01/16/03)
Elmer Keefe, age 90, of Newport, Ark., and a former resident of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 2, 2003, in Newport. He was a resident of Regional Healthcare Nursing Home in Newport. He was born in Chicago. Ill., and was an employee of Electro-Motor Division in Countryside, Ill. for 36 years, until retiring in 1974...
Verlin Grant Altizer (01/16/03)
Verlin Grant Altizer, 77, died Dec. 10, 2002, in the Johnston Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 3, 1925, in Berwind, W.Va., to his parents, G. H. and Blanche Altizer. He was a 1942 graduate of Tazewell High School and in February of 1943, volunteered for the U.S. Navy, receiving an honorable discharge in 1946. He attended the University of Chicago and the National Trade School in Kansas City, Mo. He was a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church, Abingdon, Va...
Robert Thomas Dixon IV (01/09/03)
Robert Thomas Dixon IV was born Sept. 21, 1994 in Little Rock, to Jennifer Dianne (Cates) Dixon and Robert Thomas Dixon III. Robert lived in three different states in his short life, finally settling in Middle Tennessee in his third year.In 1999, age the age of five, Robert enrolled in Watertown Elementary School in Watertown, Tenn., where he attended kindergarten and first grade. ...
Thelma Dora Pearce (01/16/03)
Thelma Dora Pearce, age 81, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 11, 1921, in Piedmont, Mo., and passed away Jan. 5, 2003, at the National Healthcare Center in West Plains, Mo., Survivors include three children -- Jeannie Stairs of Alton, Mo., Janet Lea Pearce of Farmington, Mo., and Russell D. ...
Ronald Allen Tucker (01/16/03)
Ronald Allen Tucker, 78, of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 10, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 26, 1924 in Hollywood, Mo., the son of Birdie Batterton Branum Tucker and Robert Audie Tucker. He was a county agent for Caruthersville and New Madrid Counties. After retiring he sold agriculture irrigation systems to the prison systems in Alabama. He was a veteran of World War II where he served in the Air Force. He was a member of the Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Una Lee Shelton (01/16/03)
Una Lee Richardson Shelton, 82, of Sidney, died Jan. 8, 2003, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 8, 1920, at Sage, Ark., to Isaac Benjamin and Anne Edwards Richardson. She graduated from Melbourne High School in 1938, and attended Arkansas State College from 1938 to 1940. She worked for the Federal Housing Authority in the Washington D.C. area until she retired in the early 1970s. She was a member of Sidney Baptist Church...
Grace A. Hurtt (01/16/03)
Grace A. Hurtt, 74, daughter of the late George Jones and Zella Jewell Jones was born Dec. 14, 1928, in Koshkonong, Mo., and passed away Dec. 28, 2002, in Koshkonong. She was united in marriage on March 22, 1946, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. to Virgil William Hurtt who preceded her in death July 11, 2001...
Irma Marie Wiles (01/16/03)
Irma Marie Wiles, age 77, of Highland, Ark., departed this life Jan. 5, 2003, at her residence. She was born June 4, 1925, in Winslow, Ark., the daughter of the late Lewis Paul and Bertha Mae Doss Kilpatrick. She was married to Russell Edward Wiles on March 1, 1945. She was a homemaker and a member of the Highland Assembly of God Church in Highland. She was also a member of the Women's Missionary Group...
Jimmie Shannon Tharp (01/16/03)
Jimmie Shannon Tharp, 70, son of the late Jess L. Tharp and Lottie Nickels Tharp was born July 17, 1932, in Saddle, Ark., and passed away Jan. 10, 2003, in Salem, Ark. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired truck driver...
Ethel A. Holloway (01/09/03)
Ethel A. Holloway, 91, of Ash Flat, formerly of Newport, died Dec. 28, 2002, at Ash Flat. She was born March 3, 1911, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of Thornton Elijah and Laura Maude (Stout) Cantrell. She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church. ...
Carolyn Janousek (01/09/03)
Carolyn Janousek, age 90, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark. passed away at the Calico Health Care Center in Calico Rock, Ark. on Dec. 30, 2002. She was born in Cambridge, Pa. She was married to George Janousek in Chicago, Ill.Survivors include two sisters -- Helen Ross of Arizona and Stephanie Alexander.She was preceded in death by her husband, George; and her parents.Mass service was Jan. ...
Horace O. Watson (01/09/03)
Horace O. Watson, 95, of Viola, son of the late H.E. and Cora Gilstrap Watson was born Oct. 6, 1907, in Viola, Ark. He departed this life Jan. 2, 2003, at his home in Viola. He was united in marriage to Kowanda Carroll on Oct. 7, 1934. He attended high school and college in southwestern Oklahoma. ...
Clifton L. Holloway (01/09/03)
Clifton L. Holloway, 82, son of the late Archie Holloway and Ella Mae Bassham Holloway was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Moko, Ark., and died Dec. 23, 2002, in Salem. He was a retired postal worker and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served in World War II. ...
Beverly Rose Russell (01/09/03)
Beverly Rose Russell, 69, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., passed away Dec. 27, 2002, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born April 7, 1933, in Springfield, Ill., the daughter of James Myron Irwin and Zola Arletta Clark Irwin. ...
Walter B. Hall (01/09/03)
Walter Baxter Hall, 81, son of the late Baxter Hall and Stella Cockrill Hall was born in Sage, Ark. on Oct. 1, 1921. He departed this life Dec. 19, 2002, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville.During his working years he was a cattle and forage farmer. ...
Wendell Johnson (01/09/03)
Wendell Johnson, age 73, of Alton, Mo., was born April 14, 1929, in Alton, Mo., and passed away Dec. 27, 2002, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict; and was a long time Alton business owner. ...
James R. "Bob" Hansen (01/09/03)
James R. "Bob" Hansen, 77, of Cherokee Village, passed away Dec. 29, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 12, 1925, at Scandinavia, Wis., to Emil Walter and Faith Lamb Hansen. He was a retired real estate broker and a member of Peace Lutheran Church at Cherokee Village.Survivors include his wife, Lenice Regel Hansen of the home; two daughters and son-in-law -- Kay and Frank Wiggins of Cherokee Village and Susan Hansen of Houston, Mo.; four sons and daughters-in-law -- Jack Hansen of Cherokee Village, Jim and Debbie Hansen of Cave City, John and Cindi Hansen of Cherokee Village, Jay and Connie Hansen of Benton; one brother, Hance Hansen of Port Edwards, Wis.; three sisters -- Marjory Neubauer of Larson, Wis., Carol Hardel of Scandinavia, and Betty Bieder-man of Ocala, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and relatives and friends. ...
Clara Augustine Benton (01/09/03)
Clara Augustine Benton, 91, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Dr. J. L. and Ollie Gaston Weathers was born April 4, 1911, at Salem. She departed this life Jan. 1, 2003, at Jonesboro, Ark. She was married to Joseph Orville Benton on Aug. 17, 1938, at Alton, Mo., and to this union a daughter was born. ...
Victor Hilmer Rudolf (01/23/03)
Victor Hilmer Rudolf, age 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., passed away Jan. 18, 2003, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born in Batavia, Ill., and worked as a carpenter during his life time. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Horseshoe Bend and a member of the Carpenter's Union 363 of St. Charles, Mo...
Inez Irene Wheeler (01/23/03)
Inez Irene Wheeler, age 84, of Seymour, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born on April 12, 1918, in Madra, Neb., and passed away Jan. 12, 2003, in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include three sons -- Larry and Roger Mounger of Albuquerque, N.M., Lonnie Mounger of Houston, Texas; three daughters -- JoAnn Mounger of Albuquerque, N.M., Mary Sisco of Seymour, Mo., and Teresa Deckard of Republic, Mo.; 21 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Faye Maynard (01/23/03)
Faye Maynard, 90, of Thayer, daughter of the late Charles and Stella Williams Alford, was born Sept. 12, 1912, at Myrtle, Mo. and departed this life in her home Jan. 7, 2003. She was a member of the Thayer Church of Christ. On Feb. 1, 1931, she was married to Lloyd Maynard at Lapanto, Ark., and to this union three sons were born. He preceded her in death on Oct. 1, 1983...
Rufford Gordon Bennett (01/23/03)
Rufford Gordon Bennett, 87, son of the late Rufford Wayne Bennett and Virgie Lois Looney Bennett was born Aug. 22, 1915, at Elm Store, Ark., and died Jan. 15, 2003, in West Plains, Mo.He was married Oct. 10, 1936, in Alton, Mo. to Bessie Lorine Mitchell, who preceded him in death Sept. 16, 2002...
Opal Eder (01/23/03)
Opal Eder, 93, daughter of the late Thomas Dills and Minnie Riley Dills was born Dec. 13, 1909, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Jan. 14, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. She was married May 11, 1935, in Thayer to Harry Eder, who preceded her in death on Sept. 6, 1973. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Thayer and was a homemaker...
Georgia Marie Rasdall (01/23/03)
Georgia Marie Rasdall, 65, daughter of the late Pete Payne and Dorothy Aires Payne was born April 10, 1937, in Kansas City, Kan., and died Jan. 12, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son, Greg Copeland of Leaven-worth, Kan.; one daughter, Sherri Sperberg and husband, Ronald of Shawano, Wis.; and two grandchildren -- Donnie Copeland of Kansas City, Kan., and Diane Copeland of Shawano, Wis...
Arthur Willard Baker (01/23/03)
Arthur Willard Baker, 86, son of the late William Baker and Laura Taylor Baker was born June 4, 1916, in Williford, Ark., and died Jan. 11, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. He was married Jan. 2, 1946, in Williford to Mabel Koenig. He was a retiree of Armco Steel, working in Kansas City, Mo. for many years...
Floyd Gene Collins (01/23/03)
Floyd Gene Collins, age 36, son of Mary Catherine Robinson Collins and the late Harold Gene Collins was born Nov. 25, 1966, in Manila, Ark. He departed this life Jan. 14, 2003, in Calico Rock. He attended the Jesus Name Apostolic Church in Camp. Survivors include his mother, Mary Catherine Collins of the home; two sisters, and one brother-in-law -- Marie Collins of Calico Rock, and Tina and David Burrow of Pineville, Ark., and one brother, Archie Gene Collins of Texas...
John G. Dethrow (01/23/03)
John G. Dethrow, 76, son of the late Elmer Dethrow and Beatrice Robinson Dethrow was born on May 7, 1926, in Couch, Mo., and died Jan. 6, 2003, in Saint Louis, Mo. He was married in 1945, in Paragould, Ark. to Ruby Gazaway who preceded him in death May 7, 2001...
Larry V. Croy (01/23/03)
Larry V. Croy, age 57, of Cave City, died Jan. 19, 2003, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 16, 1945, at Sheridan, Ark., to Monroe Virgil and Mildred Pauline Crump Croy. He was a machinist for Gemini Engineering in Cave City, attended Liberty Full Gospel Church in Cave City and was a member of the Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Sheridan...
Willie Avery Jewell (01/23/03)
Willie Avery Jewell, 87, was born April 1, 1915, in Koshkonong, Mo., and departed this life on Jan. 10, 2003, in Pueblo, Colo. The funeral service and burial was Jan. 15 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with arrangements under the direction of Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors of Pueblo, Colo., and Carter Funeral Home of Thayer...
Elsie Madeline Maxwell (01/23/03)
Elsie Madeline Maxwell, age 77, of Salem, daughter of the late Thomas A. and Ida Mae Simpson Shockley was born July 4, 1925, at Conway, Mo. She departed this life Jan. 15, 2003, at Salem. She spent her working years as a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, a machinist and cook. She enjoyed going to the Salem Senior Citizen's Center where she made pies and visited. She was a member of Moko Church of Christ...
Dennis Glenn Marrs (01/23/03)
Dennis Glenn Marrs, 41, of Walnut Ridge, Ark., formerly of Salem, son of the late Roy Berlin and Reba Lorene Gray Marrs was born Sept. 17, 1961, at Turrell, Ark. He departed this life Jan. 15, 2003, at Walnut Ridge. He spent his working years as a father and self-employed landscaper. He was serving in the United States Army National Guard...
Ronald Allen Tucker (01/23/03)
Ronald Allen Tucker, 78, of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 10, 2003, at his home. He was born on Dec. 26, 1924, in Hollywood, Mo., the son of Birdie Batterton Branum Tucker and Robert Audie Tucker. He was a county agent for Caruthersville and New Madrid Counties. After retiring he sold agriculture irrigation systems to the prison systems in Alabama...
Lillie Manes Holloway (01/23/03)
Lillie Aline Manes Holloway, 87, of Camp, daughter of the late David Leo and Wretha Cook Manes, was born May 26, 1915, in Camp. She departed this life Jan. 14, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was married to Andrew Jackson Holloway on Aug. 24, 1935, at Camp, to this union two children were born. During her working years she was employed by Fulton County Nursing Center as a cook. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Camp and attended services at Camp...
Barbara Elmira Griffin (01/23/03)
Barbara Elmira Griffin, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, passed away at the Pioneer Nursing Home in Melbourne Jan. 19. She was born in Perrington, Mich.. She also was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Ladies Golf Association. Survivors include two sons, William Griffin of South Elgin, Ill., and Gary Griffin of Eden Prairie, Minn.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren...