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Obituaries from February 2003

Charlotte Childers (02/07/03)
Charlotte Marie Childers, 87, daughter of the late Obe Arnold and Lucy Lionberger Arnold was born May 21, 1915, in Farewell, Mo. and died Jan. 25, 2003, in Thayer. She was married on Sept. 17, 1932, in Corning, Ark. to Chester Stafford who preceded her in death Jan. 4, 1954. She was married June 17, 1958, in Hernando, Miss. to Roy Childers who preceded her in death Jan. 15, 1969...
George Erwin Hartson (02/07/03)
George Erwin Hartson Sr. 68, of Mammoth Spring was born Feb. 12, 1934, in Clinton, Iowa, and passed away Jan. 26, 2003 at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include two sons -- George Hartson of Mammoth Spring and Raymond Hartson of Clinton, Iowa; one sister, Olivene Harvey of Dewitt, Iowa; five granddaughters -- Jennifer, Amber, Kathlene, Jessica and Alyssa Hartson; two great-granddaughters -- Autumn and Jade Norem and numerous other relatives and friends...
Lawrence Adam Brown (02/07/03)
Lawrence Adam Brown, 91, son of the late John Adam Brown and Rebecca Annette Havens Brown, was born Oct. 18, 1911 in Phelps County, Mo., and died Jan. 28, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. He was united in marriage Dec. 3, 1934, in West Plains to Joanna Warren...
Johnnie Pendergrass (02/07/03)
Johnnie Andrew "John Pat" Pendergrass, 74, of Glencoe, son of the late Ernest and Alice Pearl McConnell Pendergrass, was born Oct. 16, 1928, in Myron. He departed this life Feb. 1, 2003, at his home in Glencoe. John Pat was married to Alice Mae Stroud on July 31, 1948, at Myron, and to this union two children were born. He was self-employed as a farmer and was retired from the Arkansas Highway Depart-ment. He was a member of the Living Word Tabernacle...
John Thomas Kittrell (02/07/03)
John Thomas Kittrell, age 65, son of the late Rev. Kenneth Donald Kittrell and Thelma Lillian Johnson Kittrell was born Dec. 11, 1937, in West Eminence, Mo., and died Jan. 28, 2003, in Springfield, Mo. He was united in marriage Oct. 15, 1960, in Florissant, Mo. to Barbara Montgomery. he was a retired owner and distributor of Little Debbie products...
Gracie Mae Bonnell (02/07/03)
Gracie Mae Bonnell, age 68, of Alton, Mo., was born April 9, 1934, in Robeline, La., and passed away Jan. 30, 2003, at the Missouri Rehabilitation Center of Mount Vernon, Mo. Survivors include her husband, Billy Joe Bonnell of the home; two sons -- Billy D'Wayne Bonnell and Jerry Walter Bonnell both of Alton; two daughters -- Janice Fields of Alton and Grace Jean Beaver of Big Lake, Texas; one brother, Claudell Leonard of Lafittle, La.; eight grandchildren -- Jerry Don Fields, Danny D'Wayne Beaver, Bonnie Jean Deckard, Darcy Lynn Russell, Mary Grace Bonnell, Johnny Ray Fields, Linda Ruth Jones and Elizabeth Katie Marie Bonnell; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Alice Renner Hoops (02/07/03)
Alice Renner Hoops, 76, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 26, 2003, at her home. Born Dec. 1, 1926, in West Allis, Wis., she was the daughter of John and Wilhelmina Renner. She was a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ and Highland VFW 4772 Auxiliary. She was a member of the Cherokee Village Women's 9-Hole Golf Association and Cherokee Village Craft and Hobby Club. Prior to her move to Cherokee Village she was a professional ceramic painter in Texas. She enjoyed camping and various activities...
James Ralph Yancey (02/07/03)
James Ralph Yancey, 77, died Jan. 20, 2003, at his home in Zillah, Wash. He was born Dec. 15, 1925, to A. Utley and Maude McVey Yancey at Brockwell. He was the older brother of Lloyd Yancey. He was a World War II veteran and received the Purple Heart. He survived the Battle of the Bulge, spending Christmas Day 1944 huddled in the middle of the woods with six other soldiers before they were captured the next day by the German Army...
Esther L. McLain (02/07/03)
Esther L. McLain, 94, of Lead Hill died Jan. 22, 2003, at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison. The daughter of John H. and Margaret J. Combs Haynes was born Nov. 6, 1908 in Sturkie. She was a member of the Church of Christ for 70 years. She was a homemaker and an avid quilter. She married Pete McLain on Aug. 28, 1924, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 1984...
Chris Clemens (02/07/03)
Chris Wayne Clemens, 70, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 28, 2003 at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 13, 1932, in Bangor, Iowa, and was a maintenance welder for the John Deere Company. He was an active member of Cherokee Village Lions Club. He and his wife Deonne moved to Cherokee Village in 1992 from Cedar Falls, Iowa...
Earline L. Rutland (02/07/03)
Earline L. Rutland, 60, died Jan. 29, 2003, at her residence in Hardy. She was born in Memphis, Tenn., daughter of Earl and Irene Love. She had worked in the delicatessen of Price Chopper in Hardy and was a member of Spring River Baptist Church in Hardy...
Curtis "Gene" Braden (02/07/03)
Curtis "Gene" Braden, 58, of Mountain Home, formerly of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Jan. 28, 2003. Survivors include his son, Dwayne Braden (Wendi) of Viola; a daughter Blenda Massey (Benny Collins) of Drury, Mo.; three grandchildren, Heather and Cody Massey of Drury and Hannah Braden of Viola; three brothers, Thomas Ray Braden Jr. (Barbara) and Jerry Braden of Poplar Bluff, and Raymond L. Braden of Corpus Christi, Texas; and several nieces and nephews...
Carl E. Billings (02/07/03)
Carl E. Billings, age 61, of Holts Summit, Mo., son of the late Leonard and Opal McManus Billings was born Jan. 6, 1942, in Viola. He departed this life Jan. 26, 2003, at his home. He was united in marriage to Ellen Mildred Keeney Dec. 5, 1981, in New Bloomfield, Mo. He was a 1960 graduate of Viola High School. He was a mechanic by trade and operated Carl's Transports in Holts Summit. He enjoyed the outdoors where he hunted and fished...
Joseph William Culhane (02/13/03)
Joseph William Culhane, 67, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 4, 2003 at Baptist Health Center in Little Rock. Born Nov. 14, 1953, in Chicago, he was the son of Thomas Culhane and Agnes Cline Culhane. He was married to Carol McDonald Oct. 25, 1958 in Chicago. ...
Ernest O. Wood (02/20/03)
Ernest O. Wood, son of the late James and Mary Geneva Vincent Wood, was born on April 14, 1908, in Koshkonong, Mo. He died Feb. 10, 2003, in Batesville, Ark. at the age of 94 years. Ernest was united in marriage to Mary Wilkison Nov. 6, 1937, in Puxico, Mo. To this union two daughters were born. After Mary's death in 1980, he married Mary Martin...
Arthur Faulkenberry (02/20/03)
Arthur "Art" Foster Faulkenberry, 72, of Lathrop, Mo., died at his home Feb. 8, 2003. Born Aug. 1, 1930, in Salem, he was the son of Arthur and Lizzie Faulkenberry. He served in the United States Marie Corp during the Korean War. He was president and owner of B & E Trucking, Inc. for 30 years, until health reasons forced him to retire. He enjoyed his farm and cattle...
Stephen Eugene Stroud (02/20/03)
Stephen Eugene Stroud, 48, of Hot Springs Village, died Jan. 27, 2003, in Little Rock. Born March 28, 1954, in Batesville, he was the son of Arthur Ralph and Zelma Steele Stroud. He graduated from University of Arkansas in 1977 and played for the Arkansas Razorbacks basketball team from 1972-1977 under Coach Eddie Sutton, winning the NCAA championship. ...
J.W. James (02/20/03)
J.W. James, 83, of Cave City died Feb. 12, 2003, at the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. Born April 22, 1919, at Mobley, he was the son of John Washington and Sarah Lee Rawlings James. He retired from the International Shoe Company in Batesville, was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, a member of the VFW and of the Baptist faith...
Frank J. Connelly III (02/20/03)
Frank J. Connelly III, son of the late Frank Joseph Connelly, II and Loretta Tierney Connelly, was born Oct. 13, 1932, in New York, N.Y. He died Feb. 10, 2003, in Melbourne, Ark. at the age of 70. Frank was united in marriage to Muriel Glaude July 9, 1977. During his working years, he was a professor, teaching at Eastern State University in Connecticut. He served in the United States Navy. Frank and Muriel moved to Melbourne from Connecticut 13 years ago...
Dorothy J. Clark (02/20/03)
Dorothy J. Clark, 94, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 11, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Health System in Cherokee Village. She was born May 12, 1908, in Williamsville, Ill., the daughter of the late Leona Huber Kimler and Fred Kimler. She was a homemaker and a member of United Methodist Church of Hardy...
William Kercheval (02/20/03)
William Leroy Kercheval, 55, of Myrtle, Mo. died Feb. 10, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Sept. 18, 1947, at Decatur, Ill., the son of Annalee Clayton Kercheval and the late Roscoe Kercheval. On Feb. 14, 1978, he was married at Lawndale, Calif. to Terri J. Jones. He was a veteran having served during the Vietnam Conflict with the United States Army...
Robert Willis Coin (02/20/03)
Robert Willis Coin, age 75, of Alton, Mo. was born Sept. 29, 1927, in Portia, Ark., and passed away Feb. 6, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Robert and his wife, Shirley owned and operated a dairy farm for many years. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather who loved the Lord. He very much enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren...
Joseph William Culhane (02/20/03)
Joseph William Culhane, 67, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 4, 2003 at Baptist Health Center in Little Rock. Born Nov. 14, 1935, in Chicago, he was the son of Thomas Culhane and Agnes Cline Culhane. He was married to Carol McDonald Oct. 25, 1958 in Chicago. ...
Beulah Walker Jones (02/20/03)
Beulah Viola Walker Jones, 98, daughter of the late Wallace Walker and Lillie Cooper Walker Rush, was born Sept. 26, 1904, in Jumbo, Ark. She died Feb. 4, 2003, in Melbourne, Ark. She spent her life as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a homemaker. She was united in marriage to Joseph Hanley Jones on May 3, 1924, in Newburg, Ark. Viola loved music. She was a long-time member of the Melbourne Chapter of the Eastern Star and a member of First Baptist Church of Melbourne...
John Alvin Bird (02/20/03)
John Alvin Bird, 82, of Cherokee Village, died Feb. 10, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was born to John Barnard and Martha Kletka Bird on Jan. 22, 1921, in New Carlisle, Ind. He was a veteran of the Indiana Army Air Corps National Guard; worked as a clay modeler for Studebaker and then General Motors, retiring in 1989, as the director of the Exterior Design Department for Buick (the first generation Buick Riviera was among the designs)...
Bernice Roper Arnold (02/20/03)
Bernice Isabelle Roper Arnold, 88, daughter of the late Joseph Bonapart and Jennie Ruth Nimmo Roper was born June 8, 1914, at Viola. She died Feb. 8, 2003, at Independence, Mo. She was united in marriage to Johnnie Mylo Arnold on May 15, 1932, at Viola, and to this union a daughter was born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and a homemaker. Bernice was a member of Salem First Baptist Church...
Sarah Emyla Matthews (02/20/03)
Sarah Emyla Augusta McGlothlin Matthews, 95, of Viola, daughter of the late George Roberts and Laura Francis Young Roberts was born Aug. 21, 1907, in Elizabeth, Ark. She died Feb. 7, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was united in marriage to William McGlothlin on Dec. ...
Leroy Arthur Swan (02/20/03)
Leroy Arthur Swan, 79, of Cherokee Village, died Feb. 10, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Nov. 24, 1923, in Aberdeen, S.D., he worked as a railroad engineer for Burlington-Northern Railroad before retiring. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II. He moved to Cherokee Village eight years ago from Aurora, Ill. He was a lifetime member of the VFW., and was of the Lutheran faith...
John Franklin Glawe (02/20/03)
John Franklin Glawe, 98, died Feb. 3, 2003, at Hearthstone Manor where he had lived for the past six years. Born Jan. 29, 1905, in Cherry Valley, Ill., he was the son of Frank A. Glawe and Kate Baumgarden Glawe. He graduated from high school in Monroe Center, Ill., and graduated college at Mount Morris College in Mount Morris, Ill. He received his master's degree in entomology at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa...
Edward Keith Mauldin (02/20/03)
Edward Keith Mauldin, 59, of Des Peres, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., died Feb. 12, 2003 at his home. He was born March 22, 1943, in Alton, the son of James Walter and Mable Shouse Mauldin. He served in the U.S. Army, and was in Germany from 1963 to 1965. He was a golf course manager at Crystal Lake Country Club in St. Louis for several years...
Helen Freeman Foster (02/20/03)
Helen Freeman Foster, 88, daughter of the late Joseph Benton and Minnie Jane Parrot Dial, was born June 21, 1914, in Heber Springs, Ark. She died Feb. 10, 2003 in Mountain Home, Ark. She was united in marriage to Alfred Herman Freeman and to this union a daughter was born...
Esther L. McLain (02/07/03)
Esther L. McLain, 94, of Lead Hill died Jan. 22, 2003, at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison. The daughter of John H. and Margaret J. Combs Haynes was born Nov. 6, 1908 in Sturkie. She was a member of the Church of Christ for 70 years. She was a homemaker and an avid quilter. She married Pete McLain on Aug. 28, 1924, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 1984...
Chris Clemens (02/07/03)
Chris Wayne Clemens, 70, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 28, 2003 at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 13, 1932, in Bangor, Iowa, and was a maintenance welder for the John Deere Company. He was an active member of Cherokee Village Lions Club. He and his wife Deonne moved to Cherokee Village in 1992 from Cedar Falls, Iowa...
Earline L. Rutland (02/07/03)
Earline L. Rutland, 60, died Jan. 29, 2003, at her residence in Hardy. She was born in Memphis, Tenn., daughter of Earl and Irene Love. She had worked in the delicatessen of Price Chopper in Hardy and was a member of Spring River Baptist Church in Hardy...
Curtis "Gene" Braden (02/07/03)
Curtis "Gene" Braden, 58, of Mountain Home, formerly of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Jan. 28, 2003. Survivors include his son, Dwayne Braden (Wendi) of Viola; a daughter Blenda Massey (Benny Collins) of Drury, Mo.; three grandchildren, Heather and Cody Massey of Drury and Hannah Braden of Viola; three brothers, Thomas Ray Braden Jr. (Barbara) and Jerry Braden of Poplar Bluff, and Raymond L. Braden of Corpus Christi, Texas; and several nieces and nephews...
James Ralph Yancey (02/07/03)
James Ralph Yancey, 77, died Jan. 20, 2003, at his home in Zillah, Wash. He was born Dec. 15, 1925, to A. Utley and Maude McVey Yancey at Brockwell. He was the older brother of Lloyd Yancey. He was a World War II veteran and received the Purple Heart. He survived the Battle of the Bulge, spending Christmas Day 1944 huddled in the middle of the woods with six other soldiers before they were captured the next day by the German Army...
Gracie Mae Bonnell (02/07/03)
Gracie Mae Bonnell, age 68, of Alton, Mo., was born April 9, 1934, in Robeline, La., and passed away Jan. 30, 2003, at the Missouri Rehabilitation Center of Mount Vernon, Mo. Survivors include her husband, Billy Joe Bonnell of the home; two sons -- Billy D'Wayne Bonnell and Jerry Walter Bonnell both of Alton; two daughters -- Janice Fields of Alton and Grace Jean Beaver of Big Lake, Texas; one brother, Claudell Leonard of Lafittle, La.; eight grandchildren -- Jerry Don Fields, Danny D'Wayne Beaver, Bonnie Jean Deckard, Darcy Lynn Russell, Mary Grace Bonnell, Johnny Ray Fields, Linda Ruth Jones and Elizabeth Katie Marie Bonnell; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Alice Renner Hoops (02/07/03)
Alice Renner Hoops, 76, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 26, 2003, at her home. Born Dec. 1, 1926, in West Allis, Wis., she was the daughter of John and Wilhelmina Renner. She was a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ and Highland VFW 4772 Auxiliary. She was a member of the Cherokee Village Women's 9-Hole Golf Association and Cherokee Village Craft and Hobby Club. Prior to her move to Cherokee Village she was a professional ceramic painter in Texas. She enjoyed camping and various activities...
Lawrence Adam Brown (02/07/03)
Lawrence Adam Brown, 91, son of the late John Adam Brown and Rebecca Annette Havens Brown, was born Oct. 18, 1911 in Phelps County, Mo., and died Jan. 28, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. He was united in marriage Dec. 3, 1934, in West Plains to Joanna Warren...
Johnnie Pendergrass (02/07/03)
Johnnie Andrew "John Pat" Pendergrass, 74, of Glencoe, son of the late Ernest and Alice Pearl McConnell Pendergrass, was born Oct. 16, 1928, in Myron. He departed this life Feb. 1, 2003, at his home in Glencoe. John Pat was married to Alice Mae Stroud on July 31, 1948, at Myron, and to this union two children were born. He was self-employed as a farmer and was retired from the Arkansas Highway Depart-ment. He was a member of the Living Word Tabernacle...
John Thomas Kittrell (02/07/03)
John Thomas Kittrell, age 65, son of the late Rev. Kenneth Donald Kittrell and Thelma Lillian Johnson Kittrell was born Dec. 11, 1937, in West Eminence, Mo., and died Jan. 28, 2003, in Springfield, Mo. He was united in marriage Oct. 15, 1960, in Florissant, Mo. to Barbara Montgomery. he was a retired owner and distributor of Little Debbie products...
Charlotte Childers (02/07/03)
Charlotte Marie Childers, 87, daughter of the late Obe Arnold and Lucy Lionberger Arnold was born May 21, 1915, in Farewell, Mo. and died Jan. 25, 2003, in Thayer. She was married on Sept. 17, 1932, in Corning, Ark. to Chester Stafford who preceded her in death Jan. 4, 1954. She was married June 17, 1958, in Hernando, Miss. to Roy Childers who preceded her in death Jan. 15, 1969...
Carl E. Billings (02/07/03)
Carl E. Billings, age 61, of Holts Summit, Mo., son of the late Leonard and Opal McManus Billings was born Jan. 6, 1942, in Viola. He departed this life Jan. 26, 2003, at his home. He was united in marriage to Ellen Mildred Keeney Dec. 5, 1981, in New Bloomfield, Mo. He was a 1960 graduate of Viola High School. He was a mechanic by trade and operated Carl's Transports in Holts Summit. He enjoyed the outdoors where he hunted and fished...
George Erwin Hartson (02/07/03)
George Erwin Hartson Sr. 68, of Mammoth Spring was born Feb. 12, 1934, in Clinton, Iowa, and passed away Jan. 26, 2003 at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include two sons -- George Hartson of Mammoth Spring and Raymond Hartson of Clinton, Iowa; one sister, Olivene Harvey of Dewitt, Iowa; five granddaughters -- Jennifer, Amber, Kathlene, Jessica and Alyssa Hartson; two great-granddaughters -- Autumn and Jade Norem and numerous other relatives and friends...
Joseph William Culhane (02/13/03)
Joseph William Culhane, 67, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 4, 2003 at Baptist Health Center in Little Rock. Born Nov. 14, 1953, in Chicago, he was the son of Thomas Culhane and Agnes Cline Culhane. He was married to Carol McDonald Oct. 25, 1958 in Chicago. ...
Joseph William Culhane (02/20/03)
Joseph William Culhane, 67, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 4, 2003 at Baptist Health Center in Little Rock. Born Nov. 14, 1935, in Chicago, he was the son of Thomas Culhane and Agnes Cline Culhane. He was married to Carol McDonald Oct. 25, 1958 in Chicago. ...
Beulah Walker Jones (02/20/03)
Beulah Viola Walker Jones, 98, daughter of the late Wallace Walker and Lillie Cooper Walker Rush, was born Sept. 26, 1904, in Jumbo, Ark. She died Feb. 4, 2003, in Melbourne, Ark. She spent her life as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a homemaker. She was united in marriage to Joseph Hanley Jones on May 3, 1924, in Newburg, Ark. Viola loved music. She was a long-time member of the Melbourne Chapter of the Eastern Star and a member of First Baptist Church of Melbourne...
Dorothy J. Clark (02/20/03)
Dorothy J. Clark, 94, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 11, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Health System in Cherokee Village. She was born May 12, 1908, in Williamsville, Ill., the daughter of the late Leona Huber Kimler and Fred Kimler. She was a homemaker and a member of United Methodist Church of Hardy...
William Kercheval (02/20/03)
William Leroy Kercheval, 55, of Myrtle, Mo. died Feb. 10, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Sept. 18, 1947, at Decatur, Ill., the son of Annalee Clayton Kercheval and the late Roscoe Kercheval. On Feb. 14, 1978, he was married at Lawndale, Calif. to Terri J. Jones. He was a veteran having served during the Vietnam Conflict with the United States Army...
Robert Willis Coin (02/20/03)
Robert Willis Coin, age 75, of Alton, Mo. was born Sept. 29, 1927, in Portia, Ark., and passed away Feb. 6, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Robert and his wife, Shirley owned and operated a dairy farm for many years. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather who loved the Lord. He very much enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren...
Frank J. Connelly III (02/20/03)
Frank J. Connelly III, son of the late Frank Joseph Connelly, II and Loretta Tierney Connelly, was born Oct. 13, 1932, in New York, N.Y. He died Feb. 10, 2003, in Melbourne, Ark. at the age of 70. Frank was united in marriage to Muriel Glaude July 9, 1977. During his working years, he was a professor, teaching at Eastern State University in Connecticut. He served in the United States Navy. Frank and Muriel moved to Melbourne from Connecticut 13 years ago...
J.W. James (02/20/03)
J.W. James, 83, of Cave City died Feb. 12, 2003, at the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. Born April 22, 1919, at Mobley, he was the son of John Washington and Sarah Lee Rawlings James. He retired from the International Shoe Company in Batesville, was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, a member of the VFW and of the Baptist faith...
Stephen Eugene Stroud (02/20/03)
Stephen Eugene Stroud, 48, of Hot Springs Village, died Jan. 27, 2003, in Little Rock. Born March 28, 1954, in Batesville, he was the son of Arthur Ralph and Zelma Steele Stroud. He graduated from University of Arkansas in 1977 and played for the Arkansas Razorbacks basketball team from 1972-1977 under Coach Eddie Sutton, winning the NCAA championship. ...
John Alvin Bird (02/20/03)
John Alvin Bird, 82, of Cherokee Village, died Feb. 10, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was born to John Barnard and Martha Kletka Bird on Jan. 22, 1921, in New Carlisle, Ind. He was a veteran of the Indiana Army Air Corps National Guard; worked as a clay modeler for Studebaker and then General Motors, retiring in 1989, as the director of the Exterior Design Department for Buick (the first generation Buick Riviera was among the designs)...
Bernice Roper Arnold (02/20/03)
Bernice Isabelle Roper Arnold, 88, daughter of the late Joseph Bonapart and Jennie Ruth Nimmo Roper was born June 8, 1914, at Viola. She died Feb. 8, 2003, at Independence, Mo. She was united in marriage to Johnnie Mylo Arnold on May 15, 1932, at Viola, and to this union a daughter was born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and a homemaker. Bernice was a member of Salem First Baptist Church...
Helen Freeman Foster (02/20/03)
Helen Freeman Foster, 88, daughter of the late Joseph Benton and Minnie Jane Parrot Dial, was born June 21, 1914, in Heber Springs, Ark. She died Feb. 10, 2003 in Mountain Home, Ark. She was united in marriage to Alfred Herman Freeman and to this union a daughter was born...
Arthur Faulkenberry (02/20/03)
Arthur "Art" Foster Faulkenberry, 72, of Lathrop, Mo., died at his home Feb. 8, 2003. Born Aug. 1, 1930, in Salem, he was the son of Arthur and Lizzie Faulkenberry. He served in the United States Marie Corp during the Korean War. He was president and owner of B & E Trucking, Inc. for 30 years, until health reasons forced him to retire. He enjoyed his farm and cattle...
Leroy Arthur Swan (02/20/03)
Leroy Arthur Swan, 79, of Cherokee Village, died Feb. 10, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Nov. 24, 1923, in Aberdeen, S.D., he worked as a railroad engineer for Burlington-Northern Railroad before retiring. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II. He moved to Cherokee Village eight years ago from Aurora, Ill. He was a lifetime member of the VFW., and was of the Lutheran faith...
John Franklin Glawe (02/20/03)
John Franklin Glawe, 98, died Feb. 3, 2003, at Hearthstone Manor where he had lived for the past six years. Born Jan. 29, 1905, in Cherry Valley, Ill., he was the son of Frank A. Glawe and Kate Baumgarden Glawe. He graduated from high school in Monroe Center, Ill., and graduated college at Mount Morris College in Mount Morris, Ill. He received his master's degree in entomology at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa...
Ernest O. Wood (02/20/03)
Ernest O. Wood, son of the late James and Mary Geneva Vincent Wood, was born on April 14, 1908, in Koshkonong, Mo. He died Feb. 10, 2003, in Batesville, Ark. at the age of 94 years. Ernest was united in marriage to Mary Wilkison Nov. 6, 1937, in Puxico, Mo. To this union two daughters were born. After Mary's death in 1980, he married Mary Martin...
Sarah Emyla Matthews (02/20/03)
Sarah Emyla Augusta McGlothlin Matthews, 95, of Viola, daughter of the late George Roberts and Laura Francis Young Roberts was born Aug. 21, 1907, in Elizabeth, Ark. She died Feb. 7, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was united in marriage to William McGlothlin on Dec. ...
Edward Keith Mauldin (02/20/03)
Edward Keith Mauldin, 59, of Des Peres, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., died Feb. 12, 2003 at his home. He was born March 22, 1943, in Alton, the son of James Walter and Mable Shouse Mauldin. He served in the U.S. Army, and was in Germany from 1963 to 1965. He was a golf course manager at Crystal Lake Country Club in St. Louis for several years...
Robert Phillip Zimmerman (02/02/03)
Robert Phillip Zimmerman II, 53, of Evening Shade died Nov. 28, 2001, at Baptist Health Memorial in North Little Rock. Born Aug. 4, 1948, at Roundtop, N.Y., he was the son of Robert and Dorothy Warner Zimmerman. He was a general contractor, Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, a member of the National Rifle Association, a youth leader of the Boy Scouts of America and a member and second counselor of the Ash Flat branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints...
Zedric & Vicky Stanford (02/02/03)
A memorial service will be held for Zedric and Vicky Stanford at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Seventh-day Adventist Church located at 5th and Archer in Mammoth Spring. Zedric died Sept. 11 and Vicky died Sept. 14.
Walter Stewart (02/02/03)
Walter Stewart, 73, of Yellville, formerly of Hardy, died at his home Nov. 10, 2002. He married Peggy Sue Jaco Stewart Feb. 13, 1951. Survivors include his wife; five sons -- Russell of Water Valley, Miss., Gary of Hardy, Frank and John, both of Yellville, and Aaron of Fort Worth, Texas; a daughter, Mary Frances Ray of Roe; a brother, Thomas Stewart of Lonoke; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren;...
Madge Lois Woodyard (02/02/03)
Madge Lois Woodyard, 93, of Cave City died Nov. 22, 2001, at Woodlawn Nursing Home in Batesville. Born Feb. 14, 1908, in Cave City, she was the daughter of William Edgar and Nancy Ellen Phillips Woodyard. She attended St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Granite City, Ill. ...
Loyd C. Wren (02/02/03)
The Rev. Loyd C. Wren, 77, of Cave City died Dec. 5, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 11, 1924, at Greenville, Tenn., he was the son of Lawrance and Bertie Cunningham Wren. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a farmer and a member of the Country Church of God in Cave City...
Yvonne Wright (02/02/03)
Yvonne H. Wright, 64, of Cherokee Village died April 29, 2002, at her home. Born Dec. 25, 1937, in South Bend, Ind., she was the daughter of Ada Osguthorpe Johnstone and Harry Havens. She was a medical receptionist and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints...
Wilma Rood (02/02/03)
Wilma Rood, 90, of Imboden died Dec. 17, 2002, at Randolph County Nursing Center. Born Aug. 24, 1912, in Davenport, Iowa, she the daughter of the Mary Ludwig Mumm and Adolph J. Mumm. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons -- Donald Kenneth Rood of Imboden and Michael Dean Rood of Laguna Hills, Calif.; two daughters -- Shirley Lewis of Imboden and Anna Maria Swick of Las Vegas; two sisters -- Dorothy Anuly and Anna Brown, both of Omaha, Neb.; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Cecil W. Taylor (02/02/03)
Cecil W. Taylor, 91, died May 23, 2002, in Jonesboro. Born May 19, 1911, he was the son of William Monroe Taylor and Addie Bell Kincaid Taylor of Wirth. He was married Sept. 15, 1940, in Wirth to Angello Marie Angotti, who preceded him in death Oct. 22, 1971. He was united in marriage Oct. 12, 1974, in Camp to Myrtle Gephart, who preceded him in death Feb. 27, 1992. He was a farmer and was employed by Cooper Industries in Cherokee Village, working in landscaping and lawn care for many years...
William Wilkes (02/02/03)
William "Bill" Wilkes, 79, of Cave City died Sept. 16, 2002, at his home. Born March 20, 1923, at Sidney, he was the son of Jimmy and Ola Cargill Wilkes. He was a farmer, retired from ConAgra in Batesville, and worked 12 years for the Cave City Nursing Home. He was an Army Veteran of World War II, and was a member of Sidney Baptist Church...
Billy Joe Yancey (02/02/03)
Billy Joe Yancey, 68, of Violet Hill died Jan. 23, 2002. Born June 29, 1933, in Brockwell, he was the son of Eldon and Epper Dockins Yancey. He married Carol Jean Tate April 25, 1953, in Calico Rock. During his working years, he was self-employed as a farmer and carpenter. He also served in the U.S. Army. He was a deacon at Highland First Assembly of God Church in Highland...
Eleanor Yonda (02/02/03)
Eleanor Yonda, 83, died March 9, 2002, at her home in Ash Flat. Born in Chicago, she was the daughter of Anton and Mary Temcher Kucher. She was a hospital aide and retired here from Markham, Ill. Survivors include her husband, John Yonda of the home; two sons -- Russell Yonda of Springfield, Ill., and Richard Yonda of Menomonee, Wis.; two daughters -- Nancy Autrey of Ash Flat, and Janet Oesterling of Cherry Hills, N.J.; and two grandchildren, Aaron and Andrew Yonda of Madison, Wis...
Edward Young (02/02/03)
Edward Dwane Young, 76, of Williford, died Feb. 5, 2002, at his home. Born May 14, 1925, in Williford, he was the son of Noble and Elcie Ellen Bright Young. He married Thelma Evelyn Hallmark in 1950. She preceded him in death March 10, 1998. He was a farmer and a charter member of the Forrest Hills Baptist Church of Williford, where he was also a deacon and a trustee...
Patricia Woodmansee (02/02/03)
Patricia Torry Woodmansee, 78, of Brinkley, and formerly of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 9, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City. Born March 15, 1923, in Brinkley, she was the daughter of Robert J. and Ruth C. Webber Torry. She was a retired bookkeeper...
Willam Hudson (02/18/03)
William Ralph Hudson, 73, died Feb. 13, 2003, at his home in Horseshoe Bend. Born in Tyronza, he was a retired Air Force chief master sergeant. Survivors include his wife, Wanda Troxler Hudson, of the home whom he married Nov. 15, 1952, in Memphis, Tenn.; a son, William Michael Hudson of San Antonio; two daughters -- Denise Jackson Fowler of Myron, and Karen Hudson of Ihrig, Md.; a sister, Zelpha Boyd of Cash; and three grandsons -- Jeff and Josh Jackson of Myron, and Scott Hudson of San Antonio.. ...
Roger Willert (02/02/03)
Roger F. Willert, 92, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 31, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born June 26, 1909, in Reinbeck, Iowa, he was the son of Henry Willert and Mary Fackel Willert. He married Marie Christoe Nov. 30, 1940, in Alton, Ill. He served as lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy during World War II...
Clayton Willman (02/02/03)
Clayton "Bud" Marwood Willman, 80, of Cherokee Village died March 4, 2002, at Ash Flat Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born Dec. 11, 1921, he was the son of Joseph Willman and Alma Edlund Willman. He was a veteran of the Army Air Corps. He worked for over 20 years as an independent truck driver for the city and park board of Minneapolis. He was a member of the teamsters local 221 of Minneapolis. Mr. and...
Earl Wilson (02/02/03)
Earl "Butchie" Wilson, 31, of Isabella County, Mich., died Feb. 15, 2002, as a result of an oil field accident in Grand Traverse County, Mich. He was born Aug. 29, 1970, in Alma, Mich., and was employed in the oil fields for 13 years. Survivors include his father, and stepmother -- Earl Wilson II and Louise Wilson of Ash Flat, his mother, Barbara Wilson of Mount Pleasant, Mich.; his grandmother, Flora Cusick of Pleasant Hill, Mo.; his brother-in-law and sister, Sgt. ...
Woodrow Matheny (02/02/03)
Woodrow Wilson Matheny, 88, of Cave City died Nov. 20, 2002, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born June 17, 1914, at Cave City, he was the son of Dottie and Nora Hamilton Matheny. He was a retired service station owner and operator. He was a member of Eastside Southern Baptist Church in Cave City...
Wayne R. Wing (02/02/03)
Wayne R. Wing, 86, of Cherokee Village died May 30, 2002, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Born Sept. 2, 1915, he was the son of Harry S. and Eliza Vradenburg Wing of Pardeeville, Wis. He was employed in sales for the Oscar Mayer Co. ...
Wanda Lucille Gardner (02/02/03)
Wanda Lucille Gardner, 75, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 13, 2002, at Salem. Born May 25, 1927, at Blanchard, Okla., she was the daughter of James Lenuel and Nola Mae Langston Potter. She married Kenneth R. Gardner Dec. 7, 1946, in San Francisco. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a traffic controller for Pacific Telephone Company from 1958, until her retirement in 1989. She was of the Baptist faith...
William Whitten (02/02/03)
William Jewel Whitten, 80, of Jonesboro, formerly of Ash Flat died March 8, 2002, at Sharp Nursing Home at Sidney. Born Jan. 13, 1922, at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of William and Mary King Whitten. He was retired from the U.S. Army, having served in World War II, Korean War and the Vietnam War. He owned and operated Whitten Appliance Repair in Jonesboro for many years and was a member of Evening Shade Main Street Church of Christ...
Lucas Lane White (02/02/03)
Lucas Lane White, 19, of Sage died Jan. 14, 2002, in Memphis. Born Sept. 18, 1982, in Tonasket, Wash., he was the son of Lynn and Tonja White of Sage He was employed by Century Flooring Company in Melbourne. He was a member of Zion Baptist Church and attended Finley Creek Church...
Wilburn Hampton (02/25/03)
Wilburn Wade Hampton, 82, of Gulfport, Miss., formerly of Cherokee Village, died Feb. 2, 2003, in Mississippi. A memorial service was Feb. 22 at Oaklawn Cemetery in Highland with the Rev. Tom Rhoades of the United Methodist Church in Hardy officiating...
Virgie Patterson (02/02/03)
Virgie James Patterson, 103, of the Cedar Grove community near Cave City died Sept. 7, 2002, at her home. Born on Feb. 18, 1899, at Mobley, she was the daughter of William Elijah and Martha Lewallen James. She was a homemaker and a member of Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church since 1911. She was a descendant of a pioneer family and lived within a few miles of her birth place...
Vera Powell (02/02/03)
Vera Phyllis Powell, 84, of Hammond, Ind., formerly of Ozark Acres, died March 31, 2002, at her home in Hammond. Born Nov. 29, 1917, in Ringgold County, Iowa, she was the daughter of Phillip Howard Morris and Ocea McDaniel Morris. She married William Powell of Ozark Acres July 2, 1955, in Davenport, Iowa. He preceded her in death Feb. 9, 1978...
Walter Farris (02/02/03)
"Pud" Walter Willis Farris, 84, of West Memphis died Jan. 27, 2002, in Memphis. Born Aug. 21, 1917, in Ash Flat, he was the son of Allen G. Farris and Minnie Lee Overton Farris. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II...
Margo Walden (02/02/03)
Margaret "Margo" Walden Scott Moore, 85, died Dec. 30, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System Cherokee Village. Born Aug. 11, 1916, in Sharpsburg, Ky., she was the daughter of William Scott and Emma Quinn Scott. She was a 1936 graduate of nurse's training at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington, Ky., her hometown. She later earned a bachelor's degree in nursing at a Naperville (Ill.) College...
Walter B. Hall (02/02/03)
Walter Baxter Hall, 81, died Dec. 19, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 1, 1921, at Sage, he was the son of Baxter Hall and Stella Cockrill Hall. During his working years he was a cattle and forage farmer. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. However, he was primarily an educator, which was his life's devotion...
Verna McKee (02/02/03)
Verna Thelma Russell McKee, 91, formerly of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 30, 2002, in Missoula, Mont. She was born in Glendale, Ill., and retired after 20 years as an occupational and recreational therapist for the state of Illinois Mental Health Hospital. She was an active member of the White Shriners, Eastern Star, Lions Club, Illinois Club and Horseshoe Bend United Methodist Church. She lived most of her life in various cities in Illinois before moving to Horseshoe Bend in 1978...
Valentine Czypera (02/11/03)
Valentine Czypera, 82, of Sidney, died Feb. 4, 2003, in Sidney. He was born Dec. 4, 1920, in Ludz, Poland. He married Carmen Bauer in Joliet, Ill., in 1959. During his working years, he was a quality control manager for the automotive industry. He served in the Royal English Air Force and was of the Catholic faith...
Viva A. Smith (02/02/03)
Viva Adean Smith, 83, of Saffell died Oct. 29, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 20, 1919, in Strawberry, she was the daughter of Obie and Gertha Horn Eagan. She married Lewis Smith in May 1934. He preceded her in death Nov. 4, 1987...
Virgil Cox (02/02/03)
Virgil D. Cox, 79, of Hardy died Sept. 15, 2002, at his home. Born Nov. 29, 1922, in Sullivan County, Ind., he was the son of Nobel Cox and Gurtrude Hale Cox. He married Bernadene Near Dec. 8, 1943. He was a staff sergeant of the 749th Tank Battalion in the U.S. Army, having served during World War II. He was employed by Northwest Steel and Wire Company in Sterling, Ill., as a scrap iron burner, and was of the Methodist faith...
Verda Dalton (02/02/03)
Verda Marie Dalton, 78, of Hardy died Nov. 4, 2002, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Nov. 13, 1923, in Sharp County, she was the daughter of William and Elsie Hull Rader. He preceded her in death Nov. 15, 1990. She was a dietician at the Beyer Memorial Hospital in Ypsilanti, Mich., for 20 years...
Virgil Feltner (02/02/03)
Virgil Feltner, 89, of Ravenden Springs died Dec. 21, 2002, at Randolph County Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Walnut Ridge.
Una Lee Shelton (02/02/03)
Una Lee Richardson Shelton, 82, of Sidney died Jan. 8, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 8, 1920, at Sage, she was the daughter of 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...
Theresa Roach (02/02/03)
Theresa A. Roach, 92, of Lansing, Kan., died May 29, 2002, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Lansing. Born Aug. 17, 1909, in Raymore, Mo., she was the sixth of eight children of Frank and Lutitia Danner Sappington. She and her husband lived in Cherokee Village from 1977 to 1999...
Jean Thelma Tolley (02/02/03)
Jean Thelma Geyer Tolley died Dec. 30, 2001, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born April 17, 1910, at Centerville, Ohio, she was an artist, a member of the Ark Artists Club of Mountain Home, and had been an active member of the Dayton Society Painters and Sculptors and the Tri-Art Club of Dayton, Ohio, for 25 years...
Thelma Hazel Scharrer (02/02/03)
Thelma Hazel Scharrer, 78, of Salem died Jan. 3, 2003, at Salem. Born April 18, 1924, at St. Joseph, Mo., she was the daughter of Jack and Hazel Effie Mozingo Shay. She married Alex Wade and to this union three children were born. She later married Ashton Scharrer. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a homemaker...
Talena Ann Armstead (02/02/03)
Talena Ann Armstead, 19, of Ash Flat died Dec. 7, 2002, in Ravenden in an automobile accident. Born Aug. 6, 1983, in Salem, she was the daughter of Nelson and Julia Smith Armstead of Ash Flat. She was a member of Cherokee Village First Baptist Church, the 4-H Club, Hillbilly Horseshoe Association and the Tri-County Cattleman's Association. She graduated from Highland High School in 2001...
Thomas A. Wallace (02/02/03)
Thomas A. Wallace, 85, of Evansville, Ind., died Oct. 10, 2002, at Deaconess Hospital. He was a graduate of Reitz High School. He retired after 42 years of service from Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Company in 1980. He was a foreman at the Ohio River and Cully Station Power Plants...
Reba Taylor (02/02/03)
Reba Qualls Taylor, 90, of Evening Shade died Nov. 30, 2001, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. Born May 29, 1911, at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of John Henry and Sallie Bell Haley Qualls. She was a member of Bear Creek Methodist Church at Evening Shade...
Patricia Stewart (02/02/03)
Patricia A. Stewart, 71, of Cherokee Village, died Dec. 12, 2001, at her home. Born Dec. 4, 1930, she was the daughter of Howard Arndt and Mabelle Hagarty Arndt. She married Harold Stewart July 15, 1950. He preceded her in death on March 3, 2000. She was an employee with the Lost Nation Airport before retiring. She had lived in Cherokee Village for about 10 years...
Bob Steel (02/02/03)
Robert J. (Bob) Steele, 85, of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 3, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Dec. 26, 1916, on the family farm in LeMars, Iowa, he was the son of Lee R. and Hattie Laux Steele. He attended his first seven years of school at the country school in LeMars, then LeMars Junior High School and graduated from LeMars Central High School in 1934. ...
Michael Statler (02/02/03)
Michael Anthony Statler, 51, of Agnos died Jan. 28, 2002, at his home. Born Sept. 23, 1950, in Bakersfield, Mo., he was the son of John A. Statler and Ruby Faye Earle Statler. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served from 1970 until 1972. ...
Stephen Seibert Jr. (02/02/03)
Stephen Martin Seibert Jr., 95, of Horseshoe Bend died Jan. 6, 2003, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Dec.1, 1907, in Salem, Pa., he was the son of Stephen Seibert Sr. and Dora Mizlo Seibert. He married Dorothea Symmonds July 14, 1949, in Bluegrass, Iowa. ...
Dorthy Schimack (02/02/03)
Dorthy Schimack, 88, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 8, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 12, 1913, in Chicago she was the daughter of Matilda Buchler Schimack and Frank Schimack. She was an aid for the fathers at St. Rita's Catholic School in Chicago for 32 years. She lived in Cherokee Village for the past 15 years after retiring and was a member of St. Michael's Church in Cherokee Village...
Roy Sims (02/02/03)
Roy Thomas Sims, 71, of Mammoth Spring, died Nov. 25, 2001, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Jan. 24, 1930, in Wardell, Mo., he was the son of George and Mary Eva Fourthman Sims. He married to Lillian Savage on Sept. 4, 1948, in Piggott...
Leon Simpson (02/02/03)
Leon Webster Simpson, 88, of Poughkeepsie, died Feb. 7, 2002, at his home. Born Nov. 16, 1913, at Poughkeepsie, he was the son of Carl E. and Rebecca Jane "Jenny" Howard Simpson. He was a farmer, retired from Gen. Corp., a member and past master and secretary of the Poughkeepsie Masonic Lodge, a charter member of the Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department and a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Ernest Sunderlin (02/02/03)
Ernest W. Sunderlin, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, died Dec. 6, 2001, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was past master, past high priest Royal Arch of the Masons in Wisconsin, past patron Order of the Eastern Star, past president of Arkansas Flying Farmers and vice chairman of the Horseshoe Bend Airport Commission...
Virgil Sussenbach (02/02/03)
Virgil G. Sussenbach, 95, of Greenville, Ill., died Sept. 12, 2001, at Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Greenville. Born Sept. 19, 1905, in Old Ripley Township, Ill., he was the son of Gus Conrad Sussenbach and Minnie Olive Gillespie Sussenbach. He grew up...
Millie Violet Swartz (02/02/03)
Millie Violet Swartz, 82, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 17, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. She was born Dec. 4, 1919, in Liberty, Kan., the daughter of Leone McCorkle and Victor Santar. She worked as a nurse's aide and also worked at Baxter Lab. She was a member of Highland Assembly of God in Highland...
Helen Strater (02/02/03)
Helen Mithilda Strater, 90, of Hardy died Aug. 10, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat. She was born Feb. 5, 1912, in Wynne, Ark. She was the daughter of Gus Henry Spilley and Ida Frieda Straub Spilley. She retired as a certified nurses aide from Baptist Memorial Hospital in Cherokee Village. She was a member of the Highland Lioness Club for many years and also the American Legion Auxiliary. She was of the Baptist faith...
Stephen Stroud (02/04/03)
Stephen Eugene Stroud, 48, of Hot Springs Village, died Jan. 27, 2003, in Little Rock. Born March 28, 1954, in Batesville, he was the son of Arthur Ralph and Zelma Steele Stroud. He graduated from University of Arkansas in 1977 and played for the Arkansas Razorbacks basketball team from 1972-1977 under Coach Eddie Sutton, winning the NCAA championship. ...
Dorothy Wess (02/02/03)
Dorothy Jean Wess, 67, of Ash Flat died May 25, 2002. Born March 10, 1935, in Stewartville, Ala., she was the daughter of Desta Adel Gilliland Ward and Aaron Ward. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband Doyle Wess; a son, Charles Honeycutt of Stewartville, Ala; two daughters -- Kay Honeycutt and Sharry Trawick, both of Stewartville, Ala; a sister, Mary Roper of Sylacaga, Ala; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Lonnie Curtis (02/02/03)
Lonnie Adron Curtis, 64, of Cave City died May 20, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 17, 1937, at Emery, he was the son of Esthal and Bertha McLeod Curtis. He retired from GenCorp after 32 years, he was a member of the Sharp County Farm Bureau Board of Directors and a member of Rings Chapel Missionary Baptist Church...
Ryan May (02/02/03)
Ryan May, 16, of Hardy died Sept. 6, 2002, 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...
Samuel McLain (02/02/03)
Samuel McLain, 81, of Ash Flat duded Aug. 29, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born in May 31, 1920, in Anestin, Ala., he was the son of Columbus and Mattie McCurry McLain. He was a retired plimber and a member of First Baptist Church of Ash Flat.Survivors include his wife, Hazel; six sons - Benny McLain, Ronald McLain and Terry McLain, all of Saddle, Danny McLain of Coos Bay, Ore., Donald McLain of Ash Flat, and Samuel McLain of Atlanta; two daughters - Tracy Carroll of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Barbara Svazes of Orlando, Fla.; and 12 grandchildren.. ...
Ed Sanford (02/02/03)
Ed Sanford, 71, of Horseshoe Bend died Dec. 29, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 7, 1930, in Morris, Ill., he was the son of William and Lois Howe Sanford. He was a graduate of Lake Forest Academy and Amherst College in Massachusetts. ...
Arvil A. Satterwhite (02/02/03)
Arvil A. Satterwhite, 86, of Cave City died Jan. 5, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 3, 1916, near Sandtown, he was the son of Giddy D. and Lou Willie Russ Satterwhite. He was retired from International Shoe Com-pany in Batesville and was a member of the Pools Chapel Freewill Baptist Church in Sandtown where he served as deacon for many years...
John Scott (02/02/03)
John Russell Scott, 57, of Evening Shade died Jan. 17, 2002, at his home. Born Sept. 24, 1944, in Forrest City, he was the son of John William and Pauline Goad Scott. He worked in the water treatment department at Town-send in Bateville. Survivors include his special friend, Shirley Townsend of Cave City; four sons -- Don Scott, John Scott and Frankie Scott, all of Hughes, and Josh Scott of Cave City; a stepdaughter, Rachel Townsend of Cave City; his mother, Pauline Parker of Gilmer, Texas; two brothers -- Lester Scott of West Memphis, and Herschell Scott of Arizona; two sisters -- Billie Underwood of Widener, and Shirley Paulette Scott of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Aline Selby (02/02/03)
Aline Selby, 83, of Kansas City, Mo., died March 26, 2002, at North Kansas City Hospital. Born April 14, 1918, in Ash Flat, she lived the past 45 years in the Kansas City area. She was a devoted member of the Church of Christ, a faithful wife and loving mother...
Margaret Self (02/02/03)
Margaret M. Self, 77, of Horseshoe Bend died Nov. 23, 2001, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born April 14, 1924, in Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of Joseph Espinosa and Florence Strout Espinosa. She married Norman "Hank" Self Nov. 18, 1944, in Oak Park. Ill., and was a member of St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Steven G. Smith (02/02/03)
Steven G. Smith, 17, of Ash Flat died Dec. 23, 2002, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born April 5, 1985, in Batesville, he was the son of Scott A. Smith and Diane Lynn Powell. Survivors include his father, Scott A. Smith of Ozark Acres; his mother, Diane L. ...
Seguard Hall (02/02/03)
Seguard Arthur Hall, 79, of Batesville died Dec. 26, 2002, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born March 30, 1923, in Laredo, he was the son of Jesse James and Thelma Ethel James Hall. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and worked for the Farmer's Market in Batesville. He was of the Presbyterian faith...
Alvina Sharp (02/02/03)
Alvina M. Sharp, 76, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 13, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 24, 1925, in Wisconsin, she was the daughter of Anthony and Ann (Grenda) Raynor Sr. She was a registered nurse for 20 years. ...
Eddie Ennis (02/02/03)
Eddie Lee Ennis, 78, of Williford died May 17, 2002, at his home. Born March 8, 1924, in Calument, he was the son of Jessie Denton Ennis and Gertrude Dodson Ennis. He was retired from the Arkansas Highway Department and a member of the Ward Street Church of Christ in Hardy...
Hershel T. Runsick (02/02/03)
Hershel T. Runsick, 85, of Evening Shade died Dec. 9, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 16, 1916, near Poughkeepsie, he was the son of William B. and Betty Catherine Gaff Runsick. He was a farmer and a member of Powell's Chapel United Methodist Church at Poughkeepsie...
Willard "Buck" Rush (02/02/03)
Willard L. "Buck" Rush, 81, of Evening Shade, died Nov. 21, 2001, at his home. Born July 5, 1920, at Evening Shade to Walter V. and Molly Ford Rush. Formerly of Noblesville, Ind., he retired from Firestone Industrial Products in 1981 after more than 30 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of the Masonic Lodge F&AM 74, and a member of Calvary Baptist Church at Evening Shade...
Ralph Wegner (02/02/03)
Ralph Wegner, 76, of Horseshoe Bend died March 21, 2002, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born in Randalia, Iowa. She was involved in farming and also a real estate agent for Carriage Trade Realty in Horseshoe Bend. Survivors included his wife, Marcia; three sons and two daughters-in-law -- Dennis and Joanne Wegner of Kansas City, Mo., Doyle and Linda Wegner of Sumner, Iowa, and Kerry Wegner of Waterloo, Iowa; a daughter and son-in-law -- Linda and John Regas of Iowa; two sisters -- Mildred Burrack of Strawberry Point, Iowa, and Marion Kehoe of Fayette, Iowa; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.. ...
Robert Williams (02/02/03)
Robert Lee Williams, 90, of Cherokee Village died May 21, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing Center in Ash Flat. He was born Oct. 7, 1911, in Amity, Ind. He married Frances A. Palmer Oct. 7, 1941, in Sullivan, Ind. He retired as a master mechanic from Mitchel & Scott Machine Company in Indianapolis. He was a Mason, Scottish Rite and a member of Cherokee Village Men's Golf Association...
Rebecca Taylor (02/11/03)
Rebecca Taylor, 54, of Ash Flat died Feb. 9, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 19, 1948, at St. Rita's Hospital in Lima, Ohio, she was the daughter of Wilbur Judy and Catherine Sheffield Judy. She married Michael E. Taylor Sr. Nov. 27, 1970, in Newport, R.I. She was a veteran of the United States Navy and worked as a receptionist for over 20 years before retiring. She was of the Catholic faith...
Emma Ross (02/02/03)
Emma Charlene Ross, 59, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 26, 2001, at the Round Rock Medical Center in Round Rock, Texas. Born Sept. 18, 1942, in Canon City, Colo., she was the daughter of Charlie Floyd Sale and Beatrice Lorraine Comer Sale. She married Joe Allen Ross Oct. ...
Ruth Spray (02/02/03)
Ruth Thompson Spray, 83, of Horseshoe Bend died July 5, 2002, at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock. Born Nov. 8, 1918, in Hardy, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary Shane Spicer. She was a graduate of Hardy High School, a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Arkansas Real Estate Associa-tion, Horseshoe Bend United Methodist Church and the Mary Circle of the church. ...
Jennifer Rollins (02/02/03)
Jennifer M. Rollins, 26, of St. Rio, Ill., died as a result of a car accident near Rio March 9, 2002. Born Oct. 3, 1975, in Peoria, Ill., she was the daughter of Michael S. and Debra L. Miller Clinch. She married Andrew J. Rollins Feb. 29, 2000, in Galesburg, Ill...
Retta Morgan (02/02/03)
Retta Grissom Morgan, 94, died March 26, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. She married John Grissom in 1926 and they had four children. He preceded her in death. She married Alva Morgan in 1966. He also preceded her in death...
Robert Morris (02/02/03)
Robert C. Morris, 89, died March 21, 2002, at his home in Cherokee Village. He served as a 1st lieutenant in World War II and was decorated with two Bronze Stars. He retired from the USDA Forestry Service as a research scientist in entomology (study of insects) and was a member of St. ...
Mabel Roberts (02/02/03)
Mabel Jane Roberts, 84, of Smithville, died Nov. 20, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 23, 1916, in Jesup, she was the daughter of George Parker and Belle Turnbow Morgan Sr. She was a homemaker and a member of Eli Lindsey Memorial United Methodist Church at Jesup...
Rita Lobbins (02/02/03)
Rita Gertrude Lobbins, 73, of Ash Flat died Sept. 7, 2002, at her home. Born Jan. 5, 1929, in Aroostick, Maine, she was the daughter of Raymond Spooner and Francis Green Spooner. She worked as a self-employed caregiver for many years. She was a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served during the Korean Conflict. ...
Blaine Rogers (02/02/03)
Blaine Franklin Rogers, 62, of Corning died Jan. 29, 2002, at the VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born May 4, 1939, in Supply, he was the son of George Washington Marvel Rogers and Pearl Marie Fenton Carmickle. He was married June 11, 1985, to Shirley Ruth Newingham. He was self-employed as a barber, before his retirement. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army, and was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Corning. He had a cabin in this area and spent time here...
Ruby Mathis (02/04/03)
Ruby Lee Mathis, 91, died Jan. 18, 2003, in Cherokee Village. Born Dec. 1, 1911, in Salem, she was the daughter of Arthur Allison Henry and Sarah Josephine Haney Henry. She married Clarence Mathis, who preceded her in death. She was a seamstress for Puritan Fashions in Thayer for many years. She was a devoted homemaker and enjoyed making quilts. She is a member of the Church of Christ...
Roland Miller (02/02/03)
Roland "Bud" Bernard Miller, 75, of Cherokee Village died June 6, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 9, 1926, in Antigo, Wis., he was the son of Bernard Miller and Mildred McKinnon Miller. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Navy. He retired as a supervisor for Schlitz Brewery. While living in Wisconsin, he was an official/referee for WISAA and a charter member of the H-Mount Rover Boys...
Ray Harelson (02/02/03)
Ray Harelson, 77, died May 14, 2002, at Batesville Nursing Home. He was born Aug. 10, 1924, in Roswell, N.M. Survivors include a sister, Ruby Cox; a brother, Paul Harelson; a son, James Harelson; a step-son, David Holland; and three grandchildren. A memorial services was May 26 at Faith Assembly of God Church in Evening Shade, with Jerry Brown officiating...
Rosco H. Mullins (02/02/03)
Rosco Harlin Mullins, 81, of Ash Flat died Nov. 26, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 29, 1921, in Ash Flat, he was the son of Roscoe Mullins and Emma Roberts Mullins. He married Velma Dillard Sept. 15, 1949, in Ash Flat. He worked many years in the farming industry before retiring...
Hubert Richardson (02/02/03)
Hubert Harvey Richardson, 77, of Hardy died Dec. 10, 2001, at his home. Born Aug. 27, 1924, in Doxey City, Okla., he was the son of the Frank Harvey and Maude Elizabeth Poore Richardson. He was a self-employed farmer, cattleman and lumberjack. He was a member of Spring River Baptist Church in Hardy...
Rocky Gene Sherrell (02/02/03)
Rocky Gene Sherrell, 41, of Ash Flat died Dec. 18, 2002, in Bandmill. Born Feb. 10, 1961, in Batesville, he was the son of Shelby and Lou Jackson Sherrell. He was a carpenter. He was a member of Myron Community Church and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his parents of Myron; two daughters -- Roxanne LaDawn Sherrell of Newark, and Heather Jo Sherrell of Center; and a sister, Tangi LaDawn Sowell of Dallas...
Robert F. Clark (02/02/03)
Robert Franklin Clark, 82, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 31, 2002, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Dec. 25, 1919, in Charlottesville, Va., he was the the son of Benjamin Franklin Clark and Georgeanna Hoffman Clark. He was retired from the United States Air Force, having served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He also flew in the Berlin Airlift. He retired from the United States Air Force as a lieutenant colonel after 28 years...
Francis Rhodes (02/02/03)
Francis Wells Rhodes, 73, of Ravenden Springs died Feb. 14, 2002, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. Born Oct. 12, 1928, in Memphis, she was the daughter of Walter and Tricie Wells Gray. She married John Rudolph Rhodes. She worked as a cashier for Wal-Mart in Pocahontas for many years and was a member of First Baptist Church of Ravenden Springs...
Rebecca Horn (02/02/03)
Rebecca J. Horn, 91, of Hardy died April 19, 2002, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Born May 31, 1910, she was the daughter of Cora Bell Cozart Spicer and Charles Spicer. She was a homemaker and a member of United Methodist Church of Hardy...
Louise Rice (02/02/03)
Louise Dorothy Rice, 79, of Williford, formerly of West Helena, died Jan. 27, 2002, at her home. Born Dec. 7, 1922, in Rim Rock, Wash., she was the daughter of Glenn Edward and Evelyn Lillian Whitner Babbitt. She married Chester Dean Rice Dec. 24, 1943, in Medford, Ore. He preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 1999. She was employed by Gibson's Depart-ment Store in West Helena, and was a member of the Ward Street Church of Christ in Hardy...
Robert J. Wade (02/02/03)
Robert "Bobby" J. Wade, 59, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 23, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 23, 1943, in Lepanto, he was the son of Joyce Weaver Wade and C. Wade of Cherokee Village. He was an off-shore pipeline construction worker. He served eight years in the Air Force during the Vietnam War and was of the Baptist faith...
Ruth Hooten Lewis (02/02/03)
Ruth Hooten Lewis, 92, of Strawberry died July 7, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Lynn, she was the daughter of Josephus and Amanda Robinson Hooten. She was a homemaker and the widow of Dee Fowler. A member of the Church of Christ, she had lived at Strawberry most of her life...
Joseph Repech (02/02/03)
Joseph J. Repech, 76, of Horseshoe Bend died Sept. 12, 2001, at Baxter Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was retired from the Milwaukee Police Department, having spent 25 years of service. He was a charter member and third and fourth degree of the Knights of Columbus,...
Rose Chase (02/02/03)
Rose Chase, 86, of Ash Flat died Nov. 29, 2002, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab. She was born Aug. 8, 1916, in Silver Canada Manitoba the daughter of the late William Tupis and Sophia (Zowolo-wska) Tupis. She was self employed as a beautician. She was a member of the Newhaven Baptist Church and the bowling league...
Phyllis Thompson (02/02/03)
Phyllis Elizabeth Thompson, 71, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 8, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. Born April 10, 1931, she was the daughter of Alpha Simmer Higgs and Phillip Higgs in Hornel, N.Y. She was a homemaker and a former computer tech. She was a devoted member of Cherokee Village United Methodist Church and choir, and the Kiwanis Club of Cherokee Village...
Zela V. Puckett (02/02/03)
Zela V. Puckett, 92, of Cave City died Dec. 10, 2001, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. Born May 5, 1909, at Sidney she was the daughter of Joe Clark and Annie Irene Cole Arnold. She was a homemaker and a member of Cave City First United Methodist Church...
Charles V. Pummill (02/02/03)
Charles Virgil Pummill, 77, of Oxford departed this life Aug. 12, 2002, at his home. Pummill was born Aug. 26, 1924, in Champaign, Ill. He was married to the former Marianna Bennett 29 years until her death. Following her death his companion for 18 years was Peg Danus until her death in 2000...
Ronald Allen Tucker (02/02/03)
Ronald Allen Tucker, 78, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 10, 2003, at his home. Born Dec. 26, 1924, in Hollywood, Mo., he was 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...
Lawrence Raupp (02/02/03)
Lawrence Stanley Raupp, 67, of Mount Pleasant died March 28, 2002, at his home. Born Nov. 3, 1934, in Arlington Heights, Ill., he was the son of Albinus and Elizabeth Stanley Raupp. He spent most of his working years as a meat cutter in the Arlington Heights area. In the late 1990s he retired to Mount Pleasant. He married Lorene McDillion in February of 1972. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend...
William Ray Rawling (02/02/03)
William "Ray" Rawling, 73, of Ash Flat, formerly of Oscoda, Mich., died June 3, 2002, in Greenbush, Mich. Born Jan. 27, 1929, in Detroit, he married the former Beverly J. Campbell July 16, 1948, in Royal Oak, Mich. He worked for Michigan Bell for 33 years and retired in 1979...
Grace L. Poteete (02/02/03)
Grace Lee Poteete, 90, of Ash Flat, formerly of Memphis, died Sept. 5, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. Born Sept. 5, 1912, in Hope, she was the daughter of the Mr. and Mrs. E.O. Beaver. She marred Jessie "Pete" Durmint Poteete in 1928 in Arizona. He preceded her in death in 1974. She was a housewife and a member of First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village...
Raymond Porter (02/02/03)
Staff Sgt. Raymond Thomas Porter, 31, of Fort Belvoir, Va., formerly of Hardy, died Jan. 16, 2002, at Fort Belvoir. Born Jan. 26, 1970, in Pueblo, Colo., he was the son of Charles and Joyce Traw Porter. He was a graduate of Highland High School. He entered the military in 1989. He was a veteran of Desert Storm and was currently stationed at Fort Belvoir with the United States Army. He had been stationed at Fort Belvoir for the past five years coming from the 5th SF Group...
Daphney Powell (02/02/03)
Daphney Irene Powell, 71, of Mammoth Spring died Dec. 14, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 23, 1930, in Lepanto, she was the daughter of John S. and Beade Irene Henson Faulkner. She married Coy Douglas Powell Jan. 24, 1948, in Trumann...
Patsy Ruth Bradford (02/02/03)
Patsy Ruth Kay Hoke Bradford, 63, of Evening Shade died Oct. 24, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Dec. 24, 1938, at Lunsford, she was the daughter of Clifford and Hazel Menson Hoke. She was retired from International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District Lodge 93 in San Jose, Calif., a 15 year member of Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 8042 in Evening Shade and was of the Baptist faith...
Otto Duke (02/02/03)
Otto Duke, 90, of Sidney died Sept. 8, 2002, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. Born Sept. 11, 1911, in Piney Fork, he was the son of Henry Duke and Pearlee Fletcher Duke. He was a retired farmer and timberman. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Evening Shade and a member of the Masonic Lodge of Evening Shade...
Ovella Jane Marlin (02/02/03)
Ovella Jane Marlin, 100, of Batesville died Dec. 15, 2002, at Woodlawn Nursing Home in Batesville. Born Nov. 13, 1902, at Anderson, she was the daughter of Thomas L. and Josephine Chestnut Scribner. She was a homemaker and a member of the 20th Street Baptist Church in Batesville...
Ollie Lorene Lowe (02/02/03)
Ollie Lorene Lowe, 76, of Hardy died Sept. 28, 2002, at her home. Born Sept. 12, 1926, in Kensett, she was a homemaker and a member of Spring Lake Baptist Church in Ozark Acres. Survivors include five sons and their wives -- Bruce and Cathy Lowe of Jonesboro, James and Barbara Lowe of Blytheville, Terry and Cindy Lowe of Hardy, Wayne C. ...
Robert V. Pease (02/02/03)
Robert Virgil Pease, 68, of Cherokee Village died June 2, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born July 27, 1933, he was the son of Geneva Browning Pease and Truman Pease of Alton, Mo. He was a millwright supervisor. Survivors are his wife, Vera Dean Pease; a son and daughter-in-law -- James Robert and Brenda Brittion Pease of Centralia, Ill; a daughter, Gloria Elizabeth Laza of League City, Texas; two brothers-in-law -- Jim Bowers of Centralia, Ill., and John Bowers of Karbers Ridge, Ill.; six sisters -- Melba Bolin of Norris City, Ill., Mavis Duckworth of Benton, Ill., Alice May of Cherokee Village, Jean Langham of Washington, Ind., Susie Forbes and Eddie Dial, both of St. ...
Lenard Penter (02/02/03)
Lenard Edward Penter, 74, of Bay died Feb. 1, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical center in Jonesboro. Born March 16, 1927, in Black Oak, he was a retired farm worker. Survivors include his wife, Lola Penter; three sons -- Weldon Virgil Penter of Trumann, Milton Emit Penter of Bay, and Rayburn Loyd Penter of Mammoth Spring; two daughters -- Nancy Ellen Justice of Ash Flat, and Ruth Jane Owens of Bay; a sister, Virginia Loise Plunk of Marked Tree; four grandchildren; and several step-grandchildren.. ...
Ray J. Perry (02/02/03)
Ray J. Perry, 73, of Cherokee Village died April 2, 2002, at his home. Born Nov. 14, 1928, in St. Johns, Mich., he was the son of Ray A. Perry and Ocie F. Miller Perry. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked many years as a factory worker for Ford Motor Company. He was also a real estate broker for Century 21 in Michigan. He was a licensed broker and builder in the state of Michigan...
Nellie Vickery (02/25/03)
Nellie Kemp Vickery, 71, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Lepanto, died Feb. 14, 2003, at her home. Born Feb. 19, 1931, at Oil Trough, she was a former member of Etowah Pentecostal Church of God. Survivors include her husband, Clyde Vickery; three daughters -- Sharon Herman of Lepanto, Deborah Simons of West Ridge, and Susan Morris of Cherokee Village; three sons -- Danny Kemp of Cherry Valley, Dennis Kemp of Oxford, and David Vickery of Cherokee Village; a sister, Linda Bezzard of Caraway; three brothers -- L.C. ...
Nyla Stricklin (02/11/03)
Nyla Gwen Stricklin, 51, of Ash Flat died Feb. 3, 2003, at Batesville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born March 24, 1951, in Helena, she was the daughter of Allen Stricklin and Dorothy Kennedy Stricklin. She was a member of Levesque Assembly of God...
Norma Jean Ramsey (02/11/03)
Norma Jean Ramsey, 64, of Ash Flat died Feb. 5, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Sept. 24, 1938, in Trumann, she was the daughter of Laura Ward Short and Edgar Lee Short. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Bill Ramsey Sr. ...
Lillian Ann Nielsen (02/02/03)
Lillian Ann Nielsen, 90, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 9, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born April 10, 1911, in Grundy County, Iowa, she was the daughter of Joseph Haack and Grace Engelkes Haack. She married Louis C. Nielsen June 1, 1939, in Grundy Center, Iowa. He preceded her in death on July 21, 1976...
Margaret J. Mullen (02/02/03)
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. She was previously employed at the International Shoe Factory of Batesville for 20 years. She was a member of Mount View Mission Baptist Church of Cave City for 51 years where she served as teacher 30 years, and as church clerk for five years...
Marvin Wingo (02/02/03)
Marvin Clyde Wingo, 74, of Melbourne died Nov. 28, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat. Born June 4, 1928, he was the son of William and Agnos Johnson Wingo. During his working years he was a telegraph communicator, a policeman and a fireman. He was an avid musician and songwriter. He served his country in the United States Navy for 17 years...
Maydene Young (02/02/03)
Maydene Young, 82, of Rosie died April 27, 2002, at Newport Hospital in Newport. Born May 6, 1919, at Rosie she was the daughter of Allen and Emma Redding Davis. She was a homemaker and a member of Maple Springs Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Alferd Young Jr. ...
Nancy Wilson (02/02/03)
Nancy Garnie Wilson, 59, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 12, 2002, at her home. She was born Feb. 3, 1943, in Alton, Ill., daughter of Juanita McDuffy. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Richard Lee (Rick) Wilson of Cherokee Village; one son, Michael Gailman of Ash Flat; two daughters, Deborah Gailman of Cherokee Village, and Linda Wilson of Little Rock; and two sisters, Barbara McDuffy of Springfield, Mo., and Mary Juanita Stark of Springfield...
Nadine Clark (02/02/03)
Nadine Clark, 81, of Trumann, died March 26, 2002. Born Feb. 10, 1921, in Poinsett County, she was of the Baptist faith. She had lived in the Trumann area most of her life. She retired from Singer in 1967. Survivors include a son, Ronald Clark of Hardy; a daughter, Shirley Slinkard of Trumann; a brother, Luther Stephens of Mount Morris, Mich.; three sisters -- Willis Ruth Clark of Westland, Mich., Lela Thomas of Jonesboro, and Deloris Garner of Jonesboro; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.. ...
Mary Rougeou (02/02/03)
Mary Louise "Lou" Rougeou, 67, of Newark died Dec. 19, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Feb. 10, 1935, in Bunkie W. Va., she was the daughter of Foster E. and Bertha Legg Barnett. She was a retired certified nursing assistant, having worked for North Heritage Manor in Alexandria, La. She was of the Baptist faith...
Marrianne Poulson (02/02/03)
Marrianne Veronica Poulson, 73, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 30, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born July 26, 1929, in Racine, Wis., she was the daughter of Victor and Elizabeth Gaal Horvath. She married Kenneth Poulson July 2, 1955, in Rawn, Wisc., and moved to Cherokee Village in 1994. ...
Tammy Morgan (02/02/03)
Tammy Jo Morgan, 35, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 11, 2001, at Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis. Born Aug. 9, 1966, in Memphis, she was the daughter of James C. and Velda Jo Poteete Morgan. She had lived in Sharp County with her family since 1972. She attended New Haven Baptist Church near Ash Flat...
Myrtis Minor (02/02/03)
Myrtis Thelma Minor, 86, of Wenatchee, Wash., formerly of Peace Valley, died Oct. 5, 2002, at Parkside Care Center in East Wenatchee, Wash. Born Jan. 22, 1916, in rural Day, she was the daughter of Clarence H. Williams and Almira Louise Cooper Williams. She was married to Marvin Earl Minor. She was a mother and a homemaker, and a member of the Baptist church...
Ermal Mickle (02/02/03)
Ermal Anita Conrad Mickle, 62, died March 4, 2002. Born Feb. 23, 1940, in Gorby, she was the daughter of Dewey and Annie Sinden Conrad. During her working years she was employed by Pioneer Nursing Home as a CNA. She was baptized at Melbourne Church of Christ...
Evelyn R. Miller (02/02/03)
A memorial service for Evelyn R. Miller will be March 1 at 3 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Cherokee Village. Evelyn R. Miller, 75, of Hardy, died Feb. 22, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. The oldest daughter of the late J. ...
William Milligan (02/02/03)
William Lee Milligan, 85, of Poughkeepsie died Jan. 29, 2002, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Sept. 2, 1916, at Calamine, he was the son of Henry and Rosie Anderson Milligan. He was a farmer, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Church of Christ...
Mary Ingram (02/02/03)
Mary Helen Ingram, 54, of Salem died Dec. 9, 2002, at Salem. Born Oct. 28, 1948, at Columbia, Mo., she was the daughter of Paul Berry and Mary Elizabeth Crane Nicholas. She married George Kellie Ingram Aug. 31, 1973, at Columbia. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, and a secretary for Spring River Veterinary Clinic. She was a member of Salem First Baptist Church...
Myrtl L. Cason (02/02/03)
Myrtl L. Cason, 91, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 10, 2002, at her home. Born Oct. 10, 1911, in Jacksonville, Texas, she was the daughter of Lucy Hale Pool and Willie Pool. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Colleen Martin. Arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be under the direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home...
Martha Ellen Hall (02/02/03)
Martha Ellen Hall, 91, of Williford died March 26, 2002. Born March 5, 1911, in Glasgow, Ky., she was the daughter of Robert Petty and Laura Riddle Petty. She was a homemaker. Survivors include Frank Hall and Bob Hall, both of Portage, Ind., and Charles Hall of Griffith, Ind.; and a daughter, Joyce Yurkovich of Ozark Acres...
McVon Edwards (02/02/03)
McVon Edwards, 68, of Hot Springs, formerly of Williford, died July 5, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital in Hot Springs. Born Oct. 26, 1933, in Sitka, he was the son of Ira T. and Myrtle Cruse Edwards. He married Bobbie Roach. He was a retired supervisor from W.W. Smyth Construction...
Mary Cooney Babitsch (02/02/03)
Mary L. Cooney Babitsch, 59, of Hardy died Jan. 22, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Dec. 21, 1943, at Pittsburgh, Pa., she was the daughter of Eugene H. and Nina Mae Mathes Cooney. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church at Evening Shade...
Charles McDonald (02/02/03)
Charles R. McDonald, 43, of Cave City died April 23, 2002, at his home. Born April 5, 1959, in Wabash, Ind., he was a cook at St. John's Cafe in Cave City and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his mother, Veda L. Wisdom of Cave City; a brother, Edward Leon Hall of Sherman, Texas; six sisters -- Iva Easterday of Lafonte, Ind., Dianna Hall of Durant, Miss., Teresa Benton of Maynard, Hilda Zinn of Ozark Acres, Shirley Hall of Cave City, and Goldie Hall of Ardmore, Okla.; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Harry McKimm (02/02/03)
Harry Good McKimm, 83, of Ash Flat died Jan. 27, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Jan. 29, 1918, in Cairo, Ill., he was the son of Harry and Anita Good McKimm. He married Audrey Orr March 11, 1941. They moved to Ash Flat 20 years ago from Austin, Texas. ...
Terry McLelland (02/02/03)
Terry Alan "Pee Wee" McLelland, 47, of Cherokee Village died March 14, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 7, 1955, in Thayer, Mo., he was the son of Jack Carl and Clara Lee Reef McLelland.He was a painter and was of the Methodist faith...
Donald McNaughton (02/02/03)
Donald Francis McNaugh-ton, 57, of Jennings, Okla., formerly of Evening Shade, died Jan. 16, 2002, at his home. Born Jan. 23, 1944, in Rockford, Ill., he was the son of John and Virginia Ann Isaacson McNaughton. He was a truck driver and a member of Bettis Town Church of Christ...
Colon R. McPherson (02/02/03)
Colon R. McPherson, 82, of Ash Flat died Nov. 24, 2001, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. Born May 9, 1919, in Hardy, he was the son of John Wesley McPherson and Maggie Young McPherson. He was a self-employed carpenter for many years and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during World War II...
Elva P. Martin (02/02/03)
Elva P. Martin, 88, of Salem died Dec. 12, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Feb. 15, 1913, in Ballard, she was the daughter of Walter Jackson and Leora Couch Jackson. She married Carl H. Martin in September 1929 at Heart. She was a homemaker and a member of the Agnos Church of Christ...
John Martin (02/02/03)
John Donald Martin, 73, of Horseshoe Bend died Dec. 29, 2001, at his home. Born Aug. 27, 1928, at Villa Park, Ill., he was the son of Bernard and Harriet Menge. He was a retired real estate salesman for the Horseshoe Bend Development and Rega Realty at Glencoe. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a member of the VFW and the American Legion at Riceland, La., and was of the Episcopal faith...
Mary Ann Melocik (02/02/03)
Mary Ann Melocik, 77, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 31, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Aug. 18, 1924, in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of Carl Unkrich and Annie Powers Unkrich. She moved to Cherokee Village in 1982 frin Chardon, Ohio, She enjoyed music and painting. While living in Cherokee Village she was a member of the China Painters Club...
Una L. Mask (02/02/03)
Una L. Mask, 75, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 11, 2002, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. She was a homemaker and a life member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in West Memphis. Survivors include her husband, James Paul Mask of Cherokee Village; three sons -- James Paul Mask Jr. of Bloomington, Ind., Ronald Mask of Cherokee Village, and Michael Mask of Bartlett, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Fannie Matheny (02/02/03)
Fannie Matheny, 88 of Cave City died March 12, 2002, at her home. Born Feb. 22, 1914, at Sidney, she was the daughter of Joe and Nellie White Edger. She was a homemaker and a member of Eastside Baptist Church at Cave City. Survivors include two daughters -- Treva Patterson of Omaha, Neb., and Brenda King of Cave City; a sister, Lanelle Matheny of Cave City; two brothers -- Willie Joe Edger of Hattisburg, Miss., and David Edger of Salina, Calif.; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Clessie Mattis (02/02/03)
Clessie Alice Mattis, 81, died Feb. 21, 2002, in West Plains, Mo. Born Oct. 13, 1920, in Hardy, she was daughter of John R. Gillihan and Nancy A. Porter Gillihan. She was a homemaker and a member of Thayer Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors include three children -- Mary Ann Wolf of Tulsa, Okla, Riley Todd of Ash Flat, and Virginia Gunsolus of Mountain Home; a brother, Eddie Gillihan of Sapulpa, Okla.; a sister, Effie Reed of Ash Flat; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Edward Maynard (02/02/03)
Edward Maynard, 70, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 29, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Jan. 8, 1932, in Heisey, Ky., he was the son of William Maynard and Rebecca McCoy Maynard. He was employed in heavy truck management, was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Cherokee Village and was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps...
Pearl Mayes (02/02/03)
Pearl Marie Mayes, 59, of Cave City died Dec. 14, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Dec. 10, 1942, in Berlin, N.J., she was the daughter of Thomas Edwin and Helen Laura Tomlinson Hollway. She was a homemaker and a member of Berlin Baptist Church...
Myrtle B. Davis (02/02/03)
Myrtle B. Davis, 78, of Memphis, Tenn., died Dec. 31, 2002, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. She was a homemaker; a member of Getwell Church of Christ of 49 years, where she taught Bible class for 30 years. Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Shappley of Memphis; a sister, Ella Twilley of Ash Flat; and a grandson, Charles Shappley of Memphis...
Robert Maraman (02/02/03)
Robert F. "Bob" Maraman, 80, died Aug. 11, 2002, in Melbourne. A native of Paragould, he attended college in Detroit, Mich., the University of Alabama, Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., and at the University of Tennessee. He was a World War II veteran having served as a communications technician in Signal Corps, 12th Armored Division...
Leatha Yates (02/02/03)
Leatha Lavada Yates, 88, of Ash Flat died Sept. 15, 2002, at her home. Born Dec. 8, 1913, in Sharp County, she was the daughter of John Hill and Stella Heart Hill. She married Ed Yates in January 1937 in Sharp County. She was a member of Spring River Baptist Church of Hardy. She was a homemaker...
Harold MacDonald (02/02/03)
Harold F. MacDonald, 61, of Hardy died April 20, 2002, at Fulton County Hospital. Born May 24, 1940, in Congress Park, Ill., he was a truck driver and former owner of Ol' MacDonald Service Station in Hardy. Survivors include a son, Harold MacDonald Jr. ...
Leroy Swan (02/18/03)
Leroy Arthur Swan, 79, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 10, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Nov. 24, 1923, in Aberdeen, S.D., he worked as a railroad engineer for Burlington-Northern Railroad before retiring. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II. He moved to Cherokee Village eight years ago from Aurora, Ill. He was a lifetime member of the VFW and was of the Lutheran faith...
Larry V. Croy (02/02/03)
Larry V. Croy, 57, of Cave City died Jan. 19, 2003, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Oct. 16, 1945, at Sheridan, he was the son of 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 Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Sheridan...
Louis P. Calleia (02/02/03)
Louis Peter Calleia, 81, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 26, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Winding Gulf, W.V., and lived in Rockford, Ill., before moving to Cherokee Village. He was retired from the Sunstrand Aviation Corpor-ation, was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Rockford and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Joyce Lowe (02/02/03)
Joyce Evelyn Taylor Lowe, 60, of Hardy died Jan. 3, 2002, at White County Medical Center in Searcy. Born Aug. 8, 1941, in England, Ark., she was the daughter of William McKinley and Dora Bostain Taylor. She was a graduate of Arkansas Public Schools and was a Baptist. Before her retirement she was employed by Land O Frost in Searcy...
Johnece Love (02/02/03)
Johnece Rebecca Love, 72, of Viola, died Oct. 21, 2001, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born July 17, 1929, in Viola, she was the daughter of Erby Carroll and Anna Rebecca Whitaker Carroll. She was married to Lindsey Wade Love on June 19, 1949, and to this union two children were born. During her early working years, she taught school at Mammoth Spring and Viola, and later was owner/operator of Love's Shoes in Salem. She was a member of Viola Methodist Church...
Leroy Maupin Sr. (02/02/03)
Leroy Maupin Sr., 86, of Cherokee Village died July 6, 2002, at John J. Pershing Veterans Hospital in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born July 16, 1916, in San Diego, he was the son of Clarence King Maupin and Lyda Keplew Maupin. He was a retired mechanic for Ford Motor Company and was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy. He moved with his family to Sharp County in 1979 from San Diego...
Lois Monell Roach (02/02/03)
Lois Monell Roach, 77, of Sandtown died Jan. 21, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 14, 1925, at Cave City, she was the daughter of E.M. and Georgeann Cathey Montgomery. She was retired from Caterpillar in Morton, Ill., and attended the Methodist Church in Morton, and Pool's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in Sandtown...
Larry Gragg (02/02/03)
Larry Gragg, 65, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Jonesboro, died Sept. 5, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born June 7, 1937, in Monette, he was the son of Ruby Hoke Gragg and Wilbur Gragg. He was a former owner and operator of Gragg Plumbing in Jonesboro...
Lila F. Kallestad (02/11/03)
Lila F. Kallestad, 94, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 1, 2003, at her residence. Born March 24, 1908, in Osceola County, Iowa, she was the daughter of Alfred Mayer and Fannie Jackson Mayer. She worked as a teacher in Strong Lake, Iowa, for 10 years. She married Mat J. ...
Lorene Brown Soward (02/02/03)
Lorene Brown Soward, 72, of Ash Flat died Jan. 1, 2003, at her home. Born Feb. 15, 1930, at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of Earl and Maud Elizabeth Ferguson Brown. She was a certified nursing assistant, having worked at Ash Flat Convalescent Center, Horseshoe Bend Nursing Home and Cherokee Village Recreation Center. She was active in Indian Hills Bowling League and was a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Lorene E. Cole (02/02/03)
Lorene E. Cole, 84, of Ash Flat died Nov. 4, 2002, at Sharp Nursing home in Sidney. Born Sept. 13, 1918, at Melbourne, she was the daughter of Matt and Susie Collins Jones. She was a homemaker, a member of the DAV Ladies Auxiliary in Batesville and was of the Baptist faith...
Lora Cathey (02/02/03)
Lora Armstrong Cathey, 88, of Broken Bow, Okla., died Oct. 14, 2002, at her residence. Born Aug. 8, 1914, at Wirth, she was a homemaker. She also taught school in Oklahoma and Arkansas for several years. She enjoyed quilting, sewing and working in the garden. She was a member of Eastside Missionary Baptist Church in Broken Bow...
Loyd H. Byers (02/02/03)
Loyd Hubert Byers, 86, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 29, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 4, 1915, in Mammoth Spring, he was the son of George Washington Byers and Mary Murphy Byers. He married Lavern M. Smith June 4, 1938, in Wirth. ...
Cora Lemanski (02/02/03)
Cora M. Lemanski, 92, of Woodstock, Ill., formerly of Horseshoe Bend, died March 1, 2002, at Centegra Memorial Medical Center in Woodstock. Born Aug. 15, 1909, in Chicago, she was the daughter of Stanley and Anastasia Grawski Witucki. She was married to Bruno Lemanski June 9, 1934, in Chicago. She worked as a bookkeeper for the Wellington Arms Hotel in Chicago and was a member of St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend where she also was a member of the Ladies Guild...
Loyal Andrews (02/25/03)
Loyal W. "Woody" Andrews, 78, of Cave City died Feb. 19, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 13, 1924, at Calamine, he was the son of Lacey and Minnie Mize Andrews. He was retired from Nu-Way Cleaners in Batesville, and was a member of Cave City Church of Christ...
Clarence Ladd (02/02/03)
Clarence J. Ladd, 61, of near Williford died Jan. 28, 2002, in Williford. Born Dec. 14, 1940, in Williford, he was the son of Clarence J. Ladd and Sadie M. Abney Ladd. He married Mary Smith Oct. 24, 1960, in Aurora, Ill. He was a heavy equipment operator and was employed for many years by L&N Construction Comp-any in Mountain View. He was a Christian and was of the Baptist faith...
Maurine Kramer (02/02/03)
Maurine M. Kramer, 77, of Batesville, Ark., died March 4, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 12, 1924, at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of Hal Robb and Caruth Shaver Moore. During World War II she was in the WACs where she served in the administrative office at Fort Belvedere, Va., and the Third Army headquarters in Atlanta where she made sergeant. ...
Margaret Krosky (02/02/03)
Margaret Krosky, 83, of Cave City died Aug. 20, 2002, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Oct. 19, 1918, at Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of Laszlo and Elizabeth Varga Sinko. She was a homemaker and of the Protestant faith. Survivors include a brother, Joe Sinko of Lorain, Ohio; two sisters -- Elizabeth Vargo of Elyria, Ohio, and Julie Yuhas of Cave City; and several nieces and nephews...
Philip Harris Kruger
Jodi Leigh Kruger
(02/02/03)
Philip Harris and Jodi Leigh Kruger, both 24, of Burnsville, Minn., died Dec. 24, 2001, from injuries sustained in an ice-related automobile accident north of Albert Lea, Minn. He was a 1996 graduate of Dike-New Hartford High School and a 2000 graduate of Luther College. He was employed as a business process analyst with Aceenture Consultants of Minneapolis, Minn...
Kent W. Corey (02/02/03)
Kent W. Corey, 54, of Hardy died Dec. 24, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 16, 1948, in Los Angeles, he was the son of Nellie Meulilaka Corey and Joseph Corey. He was employed as a foreman for Houge Grips in California. Survivors include a son, Kent W. Corey II of Hardy; two daughters -- Felecia Pottete of Hardy, and Jana'e Vanoven of Salem; a brother, Kurt Corey of Hardy; a sister, Kathy Bristo of Atascadero, Calif.; and two grandchildren...
Glendale Lage (02/02/03)
Glendale E. Lage, 69, of Horseshoe Bend died Jan. 22, 2002, at the VA Hospital in Little Rock. Born Sept. 30, 1932, in Watertown, S.D., he was the son of Edward J. Lage and Ruby Marie Custer. He was a graduate of Galesburg High School in Galesburg, Ill. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in general studies from Chaminade College in Honolulu, Hawaii...
Estella Lackey (02/02/03)
Estella Lackey, 91, of Batesville died March 17, 2002, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Oct. 14, 1910, at Emery, she was the daughter of Pleasant Miller and Amanda Jane Wilson Christenberry. She was a homemaker and a member of the Milligan Camp-ground Cumberland Presbyter-ian Church...
Jean Land (02/02/03)
Jean O'Meara Land, 80, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 3, 2001, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Aug. 4, 1921, in Ogallala, Neb., she was the daughter of Dr. E.C. and Louise Bernard Robacker. Jean attended school in Ogallala and then Colorado State University. At 20 years of age she married E.V. O'Meara who was contracted to work on the Kingsley Dam near Ogallala...
James Kankey (02/02/03)
James Hayden Kankey, 77, died Aug. 24, 2002, in Mountain Home. Born March 3, 1925, in Wideman, he was the son of James William and Nora Long Kankey. He married Blonda Sherrill Dec. 31, 1950, in Batesville. The had two children together. During his working years, he owned and operated the Wideman Store. ...
Glenn Keown (02/02/03)
Glenn R. Keown, 84, of Hardy died Nov. 16, 2001, at Parkview Nursing & Rehab in Paducah, Ky. Born Aug. 28, 1917, in Ohio County, Ky., he was the son of Floyd V. and Alpha Brown Keown. He was of the Baptist faith, a retired U.S. Air Force veteran with 20 years service as a master sergeant, and a member of the Wilson Masonic Lodge 432 in Hardy...
George Koker (02/02/03)
George M. Koker, 85, of Racine, Wis., died Nov. 24, 2001, in Wisconsin. Born Sept. 15, 1916, in Batavia, Ill., he was the son of Walter H. and Jessie Partlow Koker. He married Alyce J. Davis Dec. 30, 1957. He was employed by Knox Motors for many years until his retirement in 1977. He was a member of the Teamster Local 200, and the Cherokee Village Indians Lions Club...
Glenn K. Luff (02/02/03)
Glenn K. Luff, 87, of Cherokee Village died June 9, 2002, at his home. Born Jan. 13, 1915, near Woodville, Ill., he was the son of Charles E. and Rosa Bell Thompson Luff. He was retired from Bridgestone Firestone Company in Akron, Ohio, and was a member of Peace Lutheran Church of Cherokee Village...
Elaine Kimbler (02/02/03)
Elaine B. Kimbler, 51, of Hardy died March 25, 2002, at her home. Born Nov. 8, 1950, in Ashland, Ohio, she was the daughter of Paul Kilzer and Marilyn Vanlick Kilzer. She married Willie Kimbler in 1990. She had a bachelor's degree in nursing. She moved to Sharp County seven years ago from Marion, Ohio. ...
J.W. James (02/18/03)
J.W. James, 83, of Cave City died Feb. 12, 2003, at the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. Born April 22, 1919, at Mobley, he was the son of John Washington and Sarah Lee Rawlings James. He was retired from the International Shoe Company in Batesville, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of the VFW and of the Baptist faith...
Joseph William Culhane (02/11/03)
Joseph William Culhane, 67, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 4, 2003, at Baptist Health Center in Little Rock. Born Nov. 14, 1935, in Chicago, he was the son of Thomas Culhane and Agnes Cline Culhane. He married Carol McDonald Oct. 25, 1958, in Chicago. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a retired meat cutter for Jewel Food Stores in Chicago...
Jerry Wayne Baker (02/02/03)
Jerry Wayne Baker, 55, of Williford died Dec. 18, 2002, at the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. Born Sept. 14, 1947, in Lepanto, he was the son of Robert H. Baker and Lillie Verble Lorance Baker. He married Glenda Jean Price Dec. 18, 1965, in Lepanto...
Joseph L. Tate (02/02/03)
Joseph L. Tate, 70, of Cherokee Village died July 5 at Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas. Born in Jonesboro, he had lived in Cherokee Village for the past seven years. He was retired form the U.S. Air Force as a tech sergeant communications specialist. ...
Janice Stigall (02/02/03)
Janice "Jan" Stigall, 63, of Cherokee Village died May 25, 2002, at her home in Cherokee Village. Born in Detroit, Mich., she was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Laurilyn Lee Dickmann of Charleston S.C.; three sons -- Michael Robert Stigall of Pocahontas, Danny Roy Stigall of San Diego, and Steven Wayne Stigall of Cherokee Village; and six grandchildren...
James R. "Bob" Hansen (02/02/03)
James R. "Bob" Hansen, 77, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 29, 2002, at his home. Born Aug. 12, 1925, at Scandinavia, Wis., he was the son of Emil Walter and Faith Lamb Hansen. He was a retired real estate broker and a member of Peace Lutheran Church at Cherokee Village...
Jack Rikard (02/02/03)
Jack Rikard, 64, of Hardy died Oct. 30, 2002, at his home. Born May 23, 1938, in Hardy, he was the 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...
Jimmie Ray Smith (02/02/03)
Jimmie Ray Smith, 41, of Cave City died July 3, 2002, at Cave City. Born July 30, 1960, at Corning, he was a truck driver for Anderson Trucking Company. He served six years in the Army National Guard, was a member of the National Rifle Association and was of the Pentecostal faith...
John Rubin Williams (02/02/03)
John Rubin Wilson, 95, of Evening Shade, died Dec. 3, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 18, 1907, at Vandall, he was the son of John Robert and Lotti May Cook Wilson. He was a farmer and a member of Faith Assembly of God Church at Evening Shade...
Junior Muir (02/02/03)
Junior Muir, 73, of Newport, died Dec. 3, 2002, in Newport. Born Feb. 19, 1929, in Tuckerman, he was the son of Guy and Nettie Talley Muir. He was a truck driver employed by Wal-Mart until his retirement and was of the Church of God belief. Survivors include two sons -- Ricky Muir of Jonesboro, and Danny Muir of Hardy; a daughter, Brenda Delk of Jonesboro; a half-brother, John Muir of Weldon; seven grandchildren, David McCollum, Daniel Muir, Crystal Delk, Robin Muir, Amanda Muir, Kimberly Muir and Danny Muir; and a great-grandchild, Danielle McCollum.. ...
John Rex Barber (02/02/03)
John Rex Barber, 65, of Highland died Dec. 9, 2002. Born April 29, 1937, in Wallace, Idaho, he was the son of Lena Furguson Barber and William Rex Barber. He was the owner/operator of Ponderosa Motel in Highland. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Ann Barber of Highland; three daughters -- Cynthia Ann Barber of Tulsa, Okla., Angela Dawn Baxter of Highlandville, Mo., and Deborah Lea Bridger of Charlotte; a sister, Sammie Kamphefner of Huguenot, N.Y.; and three grandchildren...
Angela Jones (02/02/03)
Angela Kathleen "Angie" Jones, 35, of Tulsa, Okla., died Nov. 26, 2001, at her home. Born Dec. 21, 1965, in Forrest City, she was the daughter of James E. Jones and Joyce E. Borden Jones. She was formerly of Palestine before moving to Hardy and had lived the past six years in Tulsa. She was an employee of Wal-Mart and was of the Baptist faith...
Johnny L. Gray (02/02/03)
Johnny L. Gray, 74, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 20, 2002. He was born Aug. 9, 1928, in Hardy. Survivors include his wife, Hazel V. Gray of Cherokee Village. Arrangments will be announced at a later date.
James Hutto (02/25/03)
James Hutto, 80, died Feb. 19, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. He was born Feb. 20, 1922. Arrangements are incomplete at this time.
James Hamilton Miller (02/02/03)
James Hamilton Miller, 89, of Georgia, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Nov. 5, 2002, in Auburn, Ga. Born Aug. 3, 1913, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Samuel Shade Miller and Lydia Bell Virginia Davis Miller. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served his country during World War II. He was retired from the Department of Defense. He moved to Cherokee Village from Glen Echo, Md., in 1982. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Cherokee Village...
John Glawe (02/18/03)
John Franklin Glaw, 98, died Feb. 3, 2003, at Hearthstone Manor in Illinois where he had lived for the past six years. Born Jan. 29, 1905, in Cherry Valley, Ill., he was the son of Frank A. Glawe and Kate Baumgarden Glawe. He graduated from high school in Monroe Center, Ill., and graduated college at Mount Morris College in Mount Morris, Ill. He received his master's degree in entomology at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa...
John A. Dunn (02/02/03)
John Allen Dunn, 59, of Melbourne died July 15, 2002, Born April 28, 1943, in Richmond, Calif., he was a member of the Agnos Church of Christ, and a veteran of the United States Army. Survivors include his wife Carol; three daughters and a son-in-law -- Amanda Dunn of Melbourne, Tammy and Paul Curtis of Cave City, and Johnnie Pflaumer of Hot Springs; a son and daughter-in-law -- Josh and Leslie Dunn of Jonesboro; two sisters -- Lillie Hanson of Clearlake, Calif., and Sharon Mobley of Austin, Texas; a brother, George Melvin Dunn of Glassboro, N.J.; four grandchildren -- Brittany, Austin, Shayna, and Dalton; and 13 nieces and nephews.. ...
Jurl Brown (02/02/03)
Jurl Brown, 75, died June 6, 2002. Born Feb. 5, 1927, at Pocahontas, he was the son of Cecil Willis and Jewel Jones Brown. He served in the Army during World War II. He was married to Thelma Thompson who preceded him in death April 12, 1993. Survivors include six sons - Larry May Brown of Alton, Mo., Cecil Willis Brown of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Gary Don Brown of Alton, Mo., Jerry Newton Brown of Doniphan, Mo., Robert James Brown of Myrtle, Mo., and Michael Eugene Brown of Poplar Bluff; five daughters -- Jerri Folsom of Huffman, Texas, Jeaneen McGinnis of Huntsville, Ala., Donna Eldringhoff of Mountain View, Mo., Lisa Daniel of Athens, Ala., Patricia Adams of Camdenton, Mo.; 34 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.. ...
John Bird (02/25/03)
John Alvin Bird, 82, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 10, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Jan. 22, 1921, in New Carlisle, Ind., he was the son of to John Barnard and Martha Kletka Bird. He was a veteran of the Indiana Army Air Corps National Guard and worked as a clay modeler for Studebaker and then General Motors. He retired from GM in 1989 as the director of the exterior design department for Buick (the first generation Buick Riviera was among the designs)...
R. Paul Jackson (02/02/03)
R. Paul Jackson, 90, of Sour Lake, Texas, formerly of Poughkeepsie, died Sept. 21, 2001, at Harvest Care Center in Lumberton, Texas. Born March 19, 1911, in Driftwood, Okla., he was the son of Ray E. Jackson and Myrtle Rather Jackson. He was a retired parts handler with...
Mary J. James (02/02/03)
Mary J. James, 59, of Hardy died June 11, 2002, at her home. Born Oct. 22, 1942, in Corning, N.Y., she was the daughter of Claude M. Wood and Alice B. Wright Wood. She moved to Hardy eight years ago from Knoxville, Pa. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Irma Marie Wiles (02/02/03)
Irma Marie Wiles, 77, of Highland died Jan. 5, 2003, at her residence. Born June 4, 1925, in Winslow, she was the daughter of Lewis Paul and Bertha Mae Doss Kilpatrick. She married Russell Edward Wiles March 1, 1945. She was a homemaker and a member of Highland Assembly of God Church in Highland. She was also a member of the Women's Missionary Group...
Herbert Wooldridge (02/02/03)
Herbert R. "Sassy" Wooldridge, 90, of Cave City died Aug. 30, 2002, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born May 17, 1912, in Texas, he was the 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 of Maxville Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Hazel Welch (02/02/03)
Hazel Irene Welch, 88, of Ash Flat, died Nov. 13, 2001, at Baxter Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. Born Oct. 23, 1913, in Ash Flat, she was the daughter of William Oscar and Vira Garner Evans. She was married to Scott Godwin Welch on Aug. 31, 1935, and was married over 50 years. They made Ash Flat their home She was a homemaker and a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Inez Hugueley (02/02/03)
Inez Hugueley, 86, of Topeka, Kan., formerly of Cave City, died Feb. 13, 2002, at Plaza West Regional Medical Center in Topeka. Born Dec. 25, 1915, at Emery, she was the daughter of James Proctor and Willie C. Rogers Eason. She was a retired optician, lived most of her life in Arkansas, and was a member of Cave City Church of Christ...
Harold Ware (02/02/03)
Harold W. Ware, 92, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 1, 2002, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He and his wife, Edna, moved to Cherokee Village 26 years ago from St. Louis, where he worked as a salesperson for various wholesale companies. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the Marine Corps. ...
Harold Hutchison (02/02/03)
Harold E. Hutchison, 76, of Evening Shade, died Jan. 28, 2002, at his home. Born Nov. 23, 1925, at Poughkeepsie, he was the son of Jasper Lee and Junie Hulett Hutchison. He was retired from the National Weather Service, served on the Grange Calamine Water Association Board for several years, and was a member of First Baptist Church at Evening Shade...
Joel Keith Hurst (02/02/03)
Joel Keith Hurst, 44, of Cave City, died Jan. 18, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 24, 1957, in Newport, he was the son of Carl L. and Verla McCartney Hurst. He was a pastor for Matlock Road Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Davis Hurst; a son, Dustin Hurst, and a daughter, Danielle Hurst, both of the home; his parents of Salado; a sister, Sheila Young of Salado; and several nieces and nephews...
G.T. Humphries (02/02/03)
G.T. (George Thomas) Humphries, 83, of Glencoe died Aug. 23, 2002, at his home. Born Feb. 25, 1919, at Day, he was the son of Tollie Farra and Etta Elzada Moore Humph-ries. He married Violet Olevia Coggins Sept. 12, 1942, at Salem. They had two sons together...
Helen Thorup (02/02/03)
Helen A. Thorup, 87, of Sterling, Ill., formerly of Cherokee Village, died Nov. 24, 2002, in an automobile accident which also claimed the lives of her son, Charles Terry Robinson, and daughter-in-law, Barbara J. Robinson. Born Oct. 15, 1915, in Harvard, Ill., she was the daughter of George and May Dixon Andrew. She married Charles F.W. Robinson in 1934. He died in 1977. She later married Victor Thorup. He died in 1990...
Huberthina Schultz (02/02/03)
Huberthina "Bertha" Maria Schultz, 96, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 25, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System. Born Dec. 2, 1905, in Venlo, The Netherlands, she was the daughter of Marie Nys and Joe Nys. She was a retired baker from Hardy's Holsom Bakery of Flint, Mich., and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church of Cherokee Village...
Harley "Tuck" Wiles (02/02/03)
Harley Estes "Tuck" Wiles, 88, of Gravelridge died Dec. 21, 2002, at Baptist Health Medical Center in North Little Rock. Born Feb. 9, 1914, in Bono, he was the son of Clydie Ozias and Mary Harris Wiles. He was a member of Kellogg Baptist Church in Gravelridge...
Harold Renner (02/02/03)
Harold J. Renner, 93, of Hardy died Oct. 14, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 15, 1909, in Lebanon, Ill., he was the son of Bert H. Renner and Dora Wilson Renner. He was a graduate of Blackburn College in Carlinville, Ill.; the Illinois State University in Normal, Ill.; and the University of Illinois in Champaign, Ill. ...
Frank August Hoyt (02/02/03)
Frank August Hoyt, 91, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 2, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat. Born in Walworth, Wis., he was an accountant for the Stateright Industry. He was a member of the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church, Highland Elks Lodge 2539 and the Spring River Sportsman's Club...
Horace O. Watson (02/02/03)
Horace O. Watson, 95, of Viola died Jan. 2, 2003 at his home. Born Oct. 6, 1907, in Viola, he was the son of H.E. and Cora Gilstrap Watson. He married Kowanda Carroll Oct. 7, 1934. He attended high school and college in southwestern Oklahoma. He lived an active life. ...
Herbert Meyer (02/02/03)
Herbert C. "Herb" Meyer of Denver, formerly of Deshler, Ohio, and Cherokee Village, died Oct. 11, 2002. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law -- Walter and Karyl of Denver, Colo., and Robert and Elizabeth of West Alexandria, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Loretta, of Greensburg, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter...
Palmer Hoggard (02/02/03)
Palmer T. Hoggard, 91, of Cave City died Nov. 17, 2001, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born June 20, 1910, he was the son of Oliver and Laura Townsley Hoggard. He was a farmer and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include four sons -- Ray Hoggard of Derby, Kan., Wayne Hoggard of Carls Junction, Mo., Brady Hoggard of Searcy, and Dale Hoggard of Pryor, Okla.; two daughters -- Dora Redding of Fenton, Mo., and Euna Faye Parsons of Walnut Ridge; a brother, Eulis Hoggard of Batesville; 16 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Homer Marshall Allen (02/02/03)
Homer Marshall Allen, 89, of Sitka died Oct. 20, 2002 at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. Born Dec. 29, 1912, in Sitka, he was the son of Robert Burton Allen and Belle Elizabeth Darnell Allen. He was married to Esther Lee Bardell Allen. He was a stockman and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Harvey Lankford (02/02/03)
Harvey A. Lankford, 72, of Myron died May 19, 2002, at his home. Born Dec. 24, 1929, near Zion, he was the son of Harvey Parks and Eliza McAnnaley Lankford. He was a farmer and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include two daughters -- Anna Foley and Janet Miles, both of Jonesboro; three sisters -- Eathel Grimes of Sidney, Margaret Carter of Brownsville, Calif., and Vernell Black of Ash Flat; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews...
Harold Lloyd Parks Sr. (02/02/03)
Harold Lloyd Parks Sr., age 91, of Oakland City, Ind., died Dec. 7, 2002. Born Aug. 13, 1911, in Rensselaer, Ind., he was the son of Charles and Hattie Parks. He was a former resident of both Hardy and Gary, Ind., before moving to Oakland City. He was a retired oil refinery foreman. While a resident of Hardy, he was a member of the Hardy Lions Club...
Ruth Higdon (02/02/03)
Ruth Allene Higdon, 80, of Bay died Jan. 24, 2002, at Poughkeepsie. Born Dec. 29, 1921 in Nashville, Tenn., she was a homemaker and had lived in Bay for 52 years. She was a member of Aldup Free Pentecostal Church. Survivors include her husband, Aaron Higdon; three sons -- Marvin Higdon of Poughkeepsie, William Higdon and John Higdon, both of Bay; three daughters -- Frances Allen of Springfield, Mo., Martha Martin of Iron City, Tenn., Mary Pagen of Poughkeepsie; two brothers -- George Harris of Bay and Elijah "Buddy" Thomas of Hot Springs; two sisters -- Nell Pendell of Jonesboro and Jean Thomas of Hot Springs; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.. ...
H.B. Higginbottom (02/02/03)
H. B. "Patch" Higginbottom, 80, of Poughkeepsie died April 3, 2002, at his home. Born Dec. 9, 1921, near Poughkeepsie, he was the son of Cleo and Virgie Butts Higginbottom. He was a farmer, worked several years for the Sharp County Road Department, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he received numerous medals including the Purple Heart. He was of the Church of Christ faith...
Bobby Jean High (02/02/03)
Bobby Jean High, 60, of Ravenden, died March 6, 2002, at Ravenden. Born July 18, 1941, in Mississippi County, he was the son of Finis High and Ethel Dunham Lawson. He was a carpenter, an Army veteran and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include two sons -- Jeffery Allen High and his wife, Kim, and Edward Dalton High and his wife, Donna, all of New Albany, Miss.; three sisters -- Pauline Brown and her husband Bob, of Puxico, Mo., Arlene Sellers of Cedar Hill, Mo., and Christine Franks of Ravenden; and two grandchildren, Zachary High and Olivia High, both of New Albany, Miss.. ...
Homer Jake O'Neal (02/11/03)
Homer Jake O'Neal, 89, of Glencoe died Feb. 4, 2003, at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Aug. 2, 1913, in Sikeston, Mo., he was the son of Mary Blanch Mathison O'Neal and Homer Oscar O'Neal. He was a farmer/furnace operator...
Helen Hempstead (02/02/03)
Helen Hempstead, 78, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 30, 2001, at her home. Born June 24, 1923, in New York, she was a homemaker and a member of Spring River Baptist Church.Survivors include her husband, Gerald, and three sons - Franklin Hempstead of Cherokee Village, Gerald L. Hempstead of Middleburg, N.Y., and Stephen Hempstead of North Vernon, Ind...
Eva Mae Helm (02/02/03)
Eva Mae Sipe Helm, 90, of Sidney died Dec. 2, 2001, in a local hospital. Born April 6, 1911, in Lunenburg, she was the daughter of Noah H. and Carrie Love Sipe. She married Stanley Richard Helm June 3, 1938. She spent her life as an educator in Couch, Mo., and other Missouri schools for eight years, and in Sidney and Viola for another 30 years...
William Henry (02/02/03)
William H. Henry, 64, of Hardy, formerly of Benton, died Jan. 24, 2002, at his home. Born Nov. 24, 1937, in Mammoth Spring, he was the son of Floyd Clifford and Josephine Bell Glapenska Henry. He married Kathy Lunceford Aug. 27, 1964, in Yorkville, Ill. He was a truckdriver for Cunningham Brothers in Benton for over 23 years and attended the Ward Street Church of Christ in Hardy...
Harold Clinton Smith (02/02/03)
Harold Clinton Smith, 55, of Poughkeepsie died Sept. 7, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 18, 1947, at Batesville, he was 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 Poughkeepsie Church of Christ...
Ernest H. Clark (02/02/03)
Ernest H. Clark, 97, of Evening Shade died April 1, 2002, at his home. Born Aug. 17, 1904, at Evening Shade, he was the son of Jonathan G. and Lou Duncan Clark. He was a farmer and was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include three sons, -- Paul Franklin Clark of Pough-keepsie, Michael Jerry Clark and Douglas Ray Clark, both of Paragould; four daughters -- Gladys Ann Shirley of Paragould, Florence Ozella Campbell and Betty Jane Branch, both of Evening Shade, and Caroline Jean Grigsby of Batesville; 33 grandchildren; 81 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Wendell C. Hassell (02/02/03)
Wendell C. Hassell, 85, of Batesville died Aug. 22, 2002, at his home. Born Dec. 29, 1916, in Sidney, he was the son of Oscar B. and Rosa Cartwright Hassell. He was a retired Navy chief and a farmer. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and in the Korean Conflict. He was a Deacon Emeritus and a member of West Baptist Church. He was a Mason, a Shriner and a member of the Navy Fleet Reserves...
Edith Hagan (02/02/03)
Edith May Hagan, 89, of Hardy died Nov. 20, 2001, at Walnut Ridge Nursing and Rehab Center. Born June 6, 1912, in Williford, she was the daughter of Noah Elexander and Sarah Elizabeth Rader Ladd. She was married to Uba Ulysess Hagan on July 6, 1930, in Mountain Grove, Mo. He preceded her in death on May 26, 1977. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bradford Community Church in Ravenden...
Linda Hamby (02/02/03)
Linda Hamby, 52, of Ravenden died Dec. 9, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born March 27, 1949, in Hammond, Ind., she was the daughter of Gilbert and Dorothy Evans Cisco. She was a retired apartment manager for Southmoore Apartments in Hammond and attended Bristol Assembly of God Church in Ravenden...
Elmer Haney (02/02/03)
Elmer Lee Haney, 74m of Williford died Sept. 3 2001, at St. Barnard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 8, 1927, in O'kean, he was the son of Oscar James and Nora Lee Sanders Haney. He was a veteran of United States Navy, having served during World War II. He was the manager of the painting department for Whirlpool,, and he attended Hardy Christian Church...
Margaret Harris (02/02/03)
Margaret Helen Harris, 80, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 8, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Dec. 20, 1920, in Lincoln, Neb., she was the daughter of Arthur Everett Martz and Frances Maude Lydel Martz. She was a member of the...
Holman "Buck" Hutson (02/02/03)
Holman "Buck" Hutson, 86, of Jonesboro died Dec. 29, 2002, at Rose Skill Care in Jonesboro. Born Jan. 29, 1916, in Pineville, 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...
Grant Yohnka (02/02/03)
Spec. Grant A. Yohnka, 21, of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., formerly of Chebanse, died July 2, 2002, at the Lifecare Center in Waynesville, Mo., following a short and courageous battle with brain cancer. Born Jan. 15, 1981, in Kankakee, he was the son of Andrew and Kris Bernard Yohnka. He was a soldier in the U.S. Army, serving with the A-5th Engineers. He was a 1999 graduate of Central High School in Clifton and enjoyed sports. He was a Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs fan...
George W. Dickey Jr. (02/02/03)
George W. Dickey Jr., 92, of Englewood, Ill., died Oct. 25, 2002. Born March 9, 1910, in Chicago, he moved to Englewood in 1974 from Berwyn and Naperville, Ill., where he had an insurance business for 40 years. Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Myrtle; three sons -- Don Dickey of Mill Valley, Calif., Bill Dickey of Salem, and Russ Dickey of Rexford, Mont.; three daughters -- Judy Hayes of Milwaukee, and Kathy Janis and Beth Reeves, both of Franklin, Ind.; 27 grandchildren; and 46 great grandchildren.. ...
Flora "Amie" Grimes (02/02/03)
Flora "Amie" Grimes, 80, of Ash Flat, formerly of Evening Shade, died Aug. 26, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Searcy. Born June 27, 1922, in Izard County, she was the daughter of John and Estel Tadalock Farris. She was a homemaker and a member of Ash Flat Baptist Church, and formerly a long-time member of Evening Shade Baptist Church...
Betty Gray (02/02/03)
Betty Ladon Gray, 70, of Ravenden died march 1, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born April 30, 1931, in Ravenden, she was the daughter of Edward Oswald Justus and Maggie Elizabeth Simpson Justus. She married James Earl Gray. He preceded her in death in 1986. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Ravenden...
Donald Greear (02/02/03)
Donald Ray Greear, 51, of Beech Grove died Sept. 15, 2001, at Bono. Born Nov. 29, 1949, in Paragould, he was the son of Charlie and Ella Mae Johnson Greear. He was a Smurfit-Stone forklift driver and a member of Lorado Baptist Church. Survivors include his parents; a son, Charles Greear of Pocahontas; a...
Glenda Marie Guiltner (02/02/03)
Glenda Marie Guiltner, 76, of Sidney died Oct. 2, 2002, at Batesville. Born Nov. 30, 1925, at Peace Valley, she was the daughter of Leon Dee and Laura Belle Armstrong Roberts. She spent her working years as a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a licensed practical nurse for the Fulton County Nursing Center. She was a member of Salem Church of God...
Michael Gorring, Jr. (02/02/03)
Michael W. Gorring Jr., 68, of Cave City died Aug. 11, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born June 26, 1934, in Akron, Ohio, to Michael W. Gorring Sr. and Thelma Priscilla Peck Gorring. He was retired from the U.S. Navy, a member of the VFW post 8042 of Evening Shade, a member of the American Rifle Association and of the Protestant faith...
Jean Graham (02/02/03)
Jean Mary Graham, 81, of Horseshoe Bend, died Dec. 31, 2001, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born Jan. 20, 1920, in Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of James Riley and Mary Lane Riley. She married Earl N. Graham Sept. 29, 1945, in Chicago, Ill. She worked many years as a secretary for an insurance company in Chicago before retiring...
Robert Glick (02/02/03)
Robert Crockett Glick, 76, of Cave City, formerly of Batesville, died Oct. 19, 2001, at his home. Born Oct. 23, 1924, at Tiffin, Ohio, he was the son of Hovey H. and Alice Crockett Glick. He was retired from Ideal Baking Co. at Batesville and was of the Protestant faith...
William Patrick Gibbons (02/02/03)
William Patrick Gibbons, 88, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 16, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Born in Cincinnati, he was the son of Anna H. and Thomas Gibbons. He worked for Wright Aeronautical as a plant foreman, manufacturing ammunition for World War II. ...
Susie Gentry (02/02/03)
Clara C. "Susie" Gentry, 59, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 21, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born March 2, 1942, in Virginia, Ill., she was the daughter of Ira Richard Gentry and Ila Christine Spires Gentry. She was a daycare worker, and a member of First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village...
Grace Cutright (02/02/03)
Grace Louise Cutright, 74, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 1, 2002, at her home. Born April 10, 1928, in Oakland City, Ind., she was the daughter of Fred Kirk and Leola Rogers Kirk. She was a nurse and a member of Immanuel Presbyterian Church in Evansville, Ind...
Gertrude Allender (02/02/03)
Clara Gertrude Allender, 99, of Viola died Nov. 12, 2002, at Batesville Nursing and Rehab. Born June 3, 1903, in Viola, she was the daughter of James Thomas and Ollie Ann Brown Cooper. She married Ralph Wilson in 1923. He preceded her in death and she married Lyle Asher whose stage name was Tex Slocum. He preceded her in death in January of 1963 and she married Jesse Meryl Allender in 1974. He preceded her in death October 1990...
Gregory Barnard (02/02/03)
Gregory Lynn "Red" Barnard, 46, of Horseshoe Bend died Sept. 12, 2002, at his home. Born in Lansing, Mich., he was the son of Donald Barnard of Horseshoe Bend and Claudine Perkins of Alger, Mich. He was a cook and did lawn care. He served in the United States Army, and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Highland...
Glenn "Buck" Williams (02/02/03)
Glenn M. "Buck" Williams, 69, of Glencoe died Nov. 28, 2002, at his home. Born July 7, 1933, in Cincinnati, he was the son of James M. and Margaret Clay Williams. He married Gay Langston June 16, 1955, at Salem. He was a farmer and an ordained minister since 1961. He was the pastor at Heart General Baptist Church until his illness forced him to retire...
Clara Faye Wade (02/02/03)
Clara Faye Wade, 68, of Ash Flat died June 6, 2002, at her residence. Born July 4, 1933, in Henderson, Tenn., she was the daughter of Ellis L. Cupples and Onie M. Cupples. She married Ruby Wade Jr. March 9, 1953, in Corinth, Miss. She moved with her family to Sharp County in January 1971, from the Chicago area, and attended services at the World of Life Tabernacle in Hardy...
Florence Weiss (02/02/03)
Florence Jones Weiss, 88, of Ravenden died Oct. 28, 2002, at Randolph Nursing Home in Pocahontas. Born May 16, 1914, in Ravenden, she was the daughter of William and Nora Pack Jones. She married Bill Weiss. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church in Ravenden...
Frieda Vasilijevich (02/02/03)
Frieda Anna Vasilijevich, 82, of Cherokee Village died at her home Oct. 19, 2002. Born in Hamburg, Germany, she was the daughter of Erwin and Margareta Junk Merkel and worked as a seamstress in the auto industry in the United States. Survivors include two sons -- Peter Vasilijevich of Milwaukee, Wis., and Rade Vasilijevich of Cherokee Village; a brother, Ludwig Merkel of Victoria, Canada; a sister, Gretel Merkel of Germany; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Jeremy Funk (02/02/03)
Jeremy "Jerry" Richard Funk, 66, of Calico Rock died March 14, 2002, at his home near Calico Rock. Born April 18, 1935, he was the son of Harold Richard and Mildred Ruth Brunner Funk in Houston, Texas. He was a retired soil conservationist, a member of the Arkansas Cattlemen's Association and a member of Calico Rock Cum-berland Presbyterian Church...
Fridricke Schorpp (02/02/03)
Fridricke Marie Schorpp, 93, of Highland died Oct. 7, 2002, at her home. Born March 27, 1909, in Tubingen, Germany, she was the daughter of Fridricke Zeigler Meier and Khristian Meier. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Lottie Bennette of Highland; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Vivian Fulbright (02/02/03)
Vivian Massey Fulbright, 70, of Cave City, formerly of Allen Chapel, died Aug. 12, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 24, 1931, at Franklin, Ark., to Tollie Chester and Sallie Marinda Shelton Massey. She was retired from White Rodgers and attended the Allen Chapel Free Will Baptist Church...
Floyd O. Mitchell (02/02/03)
Floyd O. Mitchell, 86, of Batesville died Dec. 7, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 27, 1916, at Anderson, he was the son of Taylor and Maude Ford Mitchell. He was a retired farmer and cattleman. He farmed and raised cattle for 52 years at Poughkeepsie, and was a long-time member of the Cattleman's Association...
Fran Lotz (02/02/03)
Frances Joann Lotz, 64, of Cherokee Village died July 15, 2002, at her home. She was born June 18, 1938, in Ferguson, Mo., the daughter of Albert and Joanna Gardner. She married Carl Lotz March 27, 1965, in St. Louis. She was a claims adjuster for Provident Insurance Company in St. ...
Floyd Murphy (02/02/03)
Floyd Willis Murphy, 86, of Ash Flat died March 19, 2002. Born April 8, 1915, in Ravenden Springs, he was the son of Tom Jeff Murphy and Martha Lula James Murphy. He was married July 15, 1946, in Hardy to Blanche Taylor. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II. He was a school bus driver for Williford School District for many years and was a farmer. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Florence Maxine Elrod (02/02/03)
Florence Maxine Elrod, 85, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 9, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born July 3, 1917, in Colfax, Iowa, she was the daughter of Charles Romick and Verna Webb Romick. She married Lester L. Elrod March 28, 1936, in Prairie City, Iowa. She owned and operated a beauty salon for 22 years while living in Gilman, Iowa, before moving to Sharp County...
Veda Finchem (02/02/03)
Veda Pauline Finchem, 70, of Highland died June 15, 2002, at her residence. Born Sept. 28, 1931, she was the daughter of Ernest Archie and Ollie Saloma Stone North. She married Marlin Calvin Finchem Sept. 10, 1949, in Red Oak, Iowa. She was a homemaker, loved to sew, paint, draw, garden and work on her family genealogy...
Fern Fredrick (02/02/03)
Fern Dunlap Fredrick, 70, of Williford, formerly of Hardy, died Aug. 30, 2001, at St. Dernards's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Sept.27, 1930, in Piggott, she was the daughter of Clarence A. and Nina Marie Hardin Coyle. She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Baptist Church of Wirth.Survivors include four sons - Dennis Dickey of Ash Flat, Samuel Dickey of Mammoth Spring, and Jim Dunlap, both of Hardy, two daughters - Ann McKnight of Williford, and Jennie Smith of Mammoth Spring; two brothers - Bill Coyle of West Plains, MO., and Pete Coyle of Spencer, Iowa; two sisters - Marie McKay of West Plains, and Ruth Lowery of Roanoke, Texas; 15 grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, a brother and a granddaughter.. ...
Frank Goodrich (02/02/03)
Frank Arthur Goodrich, 92, of Cherokee Village died June 29, 2002, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born March 17, 1910, in Richland County, Wis., he was the son of Benjamin F. Goodrich and Dora Smelzer Goodrich. He retired as a sanitation engineer for the city of Beloit, Wis. He was a talented musician who received fifth place in the nation for a tuba contest and was offered a chair with the Cities Service Band of America...
Patsy Fears (02/02/03)
Patsy Sue Fears, 55, of Cave City, died Jan. 1, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 21, 1946, in Stewart, Okla., she was the daughter of Albert and Louise Luna Wortman. She was a homemaker, retired from ConAgra, and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Cave City...
Faye Spurlock Oyler (02/02/03)
Faye Spurlock Oyler, 89, of Bay died Aug. 22, 2002, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Hardy, she lived most of her life in Bay. She was a homemaker and a member of Bay Church of Christ. Survivors include a daughter, LaFon Oyler Aker of Brook-haven, Miss.; a son, Glenn Oyler of Jonesboro; two grandchildren -- Rick Oyler and Shannon Aker; and six great-grandchildren, Jason Oyler, April Oyler, Austin Oyler, Nicholas Oyler, Allison Aker, and Leslie Anne Aker...
Wanda Faulkenberry (02/02/03)
Wanda Sue York Faulkenberry, 56, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 6, 2002, at her residence. She was born May 11, 1946, in Osceola, Ark., the daughter of Robert and Mary Richards Dunkin. She worked as a production worker in a factory for several years...
Mary Farris (02/02/03)
Mary M. Farris, 65, of Evening Shade died Jan. 1, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 13, 1936, at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of Joseph Newton and Tina Medlock Kent. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church at Evening Shade where she served as church clerk for many years...
Eddie Wayne Thomas Jr. (02/02/03)
Eddie Wayne Thomas Jr., 37, of Hardy died Dec. 24, 2002, in Egypt, Ark., in an airplane crash. Born Nov. 28, 1965, in Brownsville, Tenn., he was the son of Eddie Wayne Thomas Sr. and Roanne Waggener Thomas. He moved to Cherokee Village in March of 1968...
Eunice Young (02/02/03)
Eunice Elizabeth Young, 85, of Hardy died March 23, 2002, at Wentzville, Mo. Born March 14, 1917, in Ravenden, she was the daughter of Jacob Bartholomew Morris and Ethel Gertrude Curry Morris. She was married to Buster Young July 1, 1959. He preceded her in death on May 29, 1988. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ...
Edward B. Wilkinson (02/02/03)
Edward B. Wilkinson, 67, of Horseshoe Bend died Nov. 3, 2002, at Baptist Medical Hospital in Little Rock. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force as a flight engineer. Born in Coral Gables, Fla., he was a member of the sergeants association...
Wilma Estes (02/02/03)
Wilma Wells Estes, 81, of Mammoth Spring, formerly of Ash Flat, died Dec. 14, 2001, at her daughter's home. Born Oct. 9, 1920, in Myron, she was the daughter of William C. Wells and Virgie Mylinda Hastings Wells. She was a member of Ash Flat First Baptist Church and was a homemaker...
James Eversoll (02/02/03)
James A. "Buddy" Eversoll, 66, of Ash Flat died Dec. 8, 2001 at his home. Born June 30, 1935, in Big Flat, he was the son of Melvin Eversoll and Lula Martin Eversoll. He worked many years as a farmer. He move to Ash Flat 12 years ago from Leslie. He was of the Pentecostal faith...
Ethel Sharp (02/02/03)
Ethel Ray Sharp, 96, of Batesville died Sept. 6, 2002, at a Batesville hospital. Born March 20, 1906, in Cave City, she was the daughter of Benjamin Ray and Ella Rena Chaudions Ray. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Baptist Church. Survivors include a niece, Joanne Seat of Batesville...
Ellen L. Slezak (02/02/03)
Ellen L. Slezak, 81, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 3, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Aug. 18, 1921, in Battle Creek, Mich., she was a customer service representative in the banking industry for many years. She was a member of Strawberry River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and was of the Baptist faith...
Edna Seibert (02/02/03)
Edna Lou Seibert, 71, of Hardy died June 30, 2002, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. Born June 25, 1931, in Paducah, Ky., she was the daughter of Robert Murrell Schmidt and Nellie Mabel Howle Schmidt. She married Herbert W. Seibert Sept. 2, 1956, in Corinth, Miss. She moved with her family to Sharp County from Tennessee 36 years ago. She attended services at the Christian Tabernacle near Hardy. She was a homemaker...
Edward Schumacher (02/25/03)
Edward Robert Schumacher, 74, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 14, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 26, 1928, in Chicago, he was the son of Otto Schumacher and Elizabeth Kluczynski Schumacher. He was a veteran of World War II. He retired as a foreman machinist after many years. He was a member of the Elks Lodge...
Elizabeth Reed (02/02/03)
Elizabeth Dawn Reed, 16, of Kansas, died June 8, 2002, at her home. Born Sept. 14, 1985, in Cherokee Point, N.C., she was a 10th grade student at Blue Valley Northwest High School. She loved to read, watch movies, do arts and crafts and visit with friends and family...
Elwanda Porter (02/02/03)
Elwanda "Skip" Simpson Porter, 81, of Horseshoe Bend died Sept. 16, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat. 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 Mountain Ladies Golf League, was a board member of the Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce from 1989 to 1990, and was also employed by Scenic Realty. She was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church...
Ena M. Church (02/02/03)
Ena M. Church, 85, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 9, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Dec. 19, 1916, in Lawrenceville, Ill., she was the daughter of Viola Freshley Phipps and Harry Phipps. She was a homemaker and a former bookkeeper for Farm Bureau Elevator...
Evelyn Miller (02/02/03)
Evelyn R. Miller, 75, of Hardy, died Feb. 22, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. The oldest daughter of J. Earl and Ella Funk Wible, she was born July 7, 1926, in Oregon, Ill. She was employed as an executive secretary for Kable Printing Company in Mt. ...
Earline L. Rutland (02/04/03)
Earline L. Rutland, 60, died Jan. 29, 2003, at her residence in Hardy. Born in Memphis, Tenn., she was the daughter of Earl and Irene Love. She worked in the delicatessen of Price Chopper food store in Hardy and was a member of Spring River Baptist Church in Hardy...
Missouri Ellis (02/02/03)
Missouri Thelma Ellis, 80, of Rockford, Ill., formerly of Hardy, died May 23, 2002, at her home. Born July 22, 1921, in Sharp County, she was the daughter of William Robert and Missouri Belle Pruitt Murphy. She married John Henry Ellis June 13, 1946, in Sharp County. She was a homemaker and of the Church of Christ faith...
Edna LeBeouf (02/02/03)
Edna L. LeBeouf, 91, of Cave City died Nov. 2, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 17, 1911, in Mill County, Texas, she was the daughter of S.C. and Ruth Ellen Reid Hawes. She was a homemaker, enjoyed cooking and quilting. She was a Christian...
Emma Kramer (02/02/03)
Emma Ellen Kramer, 69, of Ozark Acres died Aug. 30, 2002, at her home after a long battle with lung cancer. Born in Tarma, Ky., she was the daughter of Henry and Lucille Daniels Phelps. She married Martin Kramer on Memorial Day in 1952 in Oaklawn, Ill. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this year. Along with being a full-time loving mother and wife, she found time to be the assistant to the building commissioner in Alsip, Ill., for over 14 years. She was of the Catholic faith...
Eleanor Galgay (02/02/03)
Eleanor Florence Galgay, 83, of Ash Flat, formerly of Cambridge, Mass., died July 1, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 14, 1918, in Somerville, Mass., she was the daughter of Jesse and Mary E. Agramonte. She was a homemaker and attended St. Michael's Catholic Church...
Ernest Collier (02/02/03)
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; and two companions -- Mae Collier and Cleta Layman...
Estella Bradtke (02/02/03)
Estella Bradtke, 91, of Marysville, Mich., died Dec. 24, 2002, at the Evangelical Home in Port Huron, Mich. She was a former resident of Hardy and a former member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Higginbotham Funeral Service of Hardy...
Emma Anderson (02/02/03)
Emma Sisk Wilson Ander-son, 94, of Batesville died March 19, 2002, at Batesville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Batesville. Born March 8, 1908, at Big Flat, she was the daughter of Melton Price and Matilda Treat Sisk. She was the granddaughter of Steven Treat and Arthur Rankin Sisk, early settlers of Stone County...
Edith Balogh (02/02/03)
Edith Martha Horn Balogh, 86, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Mukwonago, Wis., died Sept. 5, 2002. Survivors include her husband, John J. Balogh; two sons and a daughter-in-law -- John W. and Mary Ellen Balogh of West Allis, Wis., and Roger P. Balogh of Campbell Point, Wis.; a daughter and son-in-law -- Lenore and Don Walz of Cherokee Village; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren...
Ruby Eary (02/02/03)
Ruby Onetta Eary, 85, died March 16, 2002, at Sidney. Born Sept. 21, 1916, in Gid, she was the daughter of William and Dollie Coleman. She married Lloyd Olan Eary in Guion Oct. 1, 1934. She spent her working years as a homemaker, mother and wife. She was a member of New Home Freewill Baptist Church...
Ethel A. Holloway (02/02/03)
Ethel A. Holloway, 91, of Ash Flat, formerly of Newport, died Dec. 28, 2002, at Ash Flat. Born March 3, 1911, at Cave City, she was the daughter of Thornton Elijah and Laura Maude Stout Cantrell. She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church. She enjoyed sewing and quilting...
Emily Ann Matty (02/02/03)
Emily Ann Matty, 89, of Camp died Oct. 14, 2002, at her home. Born June 18, 1913, in Wausaukee, Wis., she was a homemaker and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Thayer, Mo. Survivors incude five sons -- Ronald Matty and his wife, Susan, of New Berlin, Wis., Vernon Matty and his wife, Patricia, of Greendale, Wis., Terence Matty of Germantown, Wis., Harry James Matty of Camp, and Robert Matty and his wife, Patricia, of Cherokee Village; a daughter, Carol Robe of Agnos; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.. ...
Donald Wayne Sholty (02/11/03)
Donald Wayne Sholty, 68, of Ozark Acres died Feb. 3, 2003, at his residence in Sharp County. He was a store clerk, and of the Methodist faith. Survivors include two brothers -- Robert Sholty of Peoria, Ill., and Darrell Sholty of Mapleton, Ill.; and a sister, Vivian Mason of Galesburg, Ill...
Daniel D. Wright (02/02/03)
Daniel D. Wright, 58, of Hardy died Feb. 10, 2002, at Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco, Texas, as the result of a massive heart attack. Born July 7, 1943, in Potsdam, N.Y., he was the son of Milan G. and Evangeline Prittie Wright. He graduated from Potsdam Central High School and served several years in the U.S. ...
Stanley Drumhiller (02/02/03)
Stanley Eugene Drumhiller, 71, of Cherokee Village died May 25, 2002. Born Jan. 26, 1931, in Mendon, Mo., he was the son of Mary Marshall Drumhiller and Ora Drumhiller. He was in the U.S. Navy and was a member of Cherokee Village United Methodist Church...
Brent DuBois (02/02/03)
Brent DuBois, 24, of Ravenden died Jan. 29, 2002, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Oct. 7, 1977, in Waterloo, Iowa, he was the son of Bruce DuBois and Betty Dunegan DuBois. Survivors include his parents of Ravenden; a brother, Bryce Dubois of Batesville; and three sisters -- Angie Dubois of Waterloo, Melissa King of Jonesboro, and Jayme DuBois of Ravenden...
Makayalee Duncan (02/02/03)
Makayalee Joy Duncan of Cherokee Village was stillborn Jan. 4, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was the daughter of Tiffany Duncan of Jonesboro. A private funeral service will be held at a later date.
Luther Dunn Jr. (02/02/03)
Luther Dunn Jr. 81, of Hardy, died Jan. 13, 2002, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Aug. 15, 1920, in Daly City, Calif., he was the son of Maria Morales Dunn and Luther Dunn. He was retired from Berry Auto Parts in Hardy and retired with over 24 years of service with the Hardy Fire Department. ...
Eunice Drake (02/02/03)
Eunice Lorine Drake, 87, of Royal Oak, Mich., formerly of Cherokee Village, died April 22, 2002, at Georgian-Bloomfield Nursing Center in Bloomfield, Mich. Born Oct. 23, 1914, in Memphis, she was the daughter of J. Clyde Bennett and Myrtle A. Jones Bennett. She married Francis E. Drake June 5, 1936, in Michigan. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith...
Dr. Ray Christena (02/02/03)
Dr. Ray Clifford Christena, 86, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 12, 2002, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Aug. 17, 1915, in Indianapolis, Ind., he was the son of Clifford Christena and Marie Ayers Christena. He married Patricia Bedwell Feb. 16, 1947...
Darrell Rogers (02/02/03)
Darrell Gene Rogers, 59, of Cave City died May 19, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 21, 1942, at Cave City, he was the son of Herbert and Ruby Boles Rogers. He was a truck driver and diesel mechanic for many years before becoming disabled...
Doyle Max Lawrence (02/02/03)
Doyle Max Lawrence, 85, died Dec. 14, 2002, in Batesville. Born Nov. 18, 1917, in Melbourne, he was the son of Max and Ella Smith Lawrence. During his working years he was a cattle farmer. He married Verlene Stroud Sept. 22, 1942, in Salem. He was a member of Belview Baptist Church...
Donald L. Fox (02/02/03)
Donald L. Fox, 86, of Jonesboro, formerly of Cherokee Village, died June 30, 2002, at Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Jonesboro. Born in Shenandoah, Iowa, he lived in St. Joseph, Mo., before moving to Cherokee Village several years ago. He moved to Jonesboro last year. He was retired from General Motors and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village and of the American Legion...
Donnie Huskey (02/18/03)
Donnie Lee Huskey, 70, of Strawberry died Feb. 10, 2003, at his home. Born Sept. 26, 1932, at Tuckerman, he was the son of Columbus Alonzo and Rosie Handley Huskey. He was loved by all of his family and many neighbors and friends. He was a member of Old Country Church at Moorefield...
Joseph Delaney (02/02/03)
Joseph Delaney, 87, died Feb. 18, 2002 in Palm Desert, Calif. Born in Marcus, Iowa, he became the third generation to own Delaney's Grocery & General Store. At the start of World War II he went to Chicago, Ill., to join the war effort, working at Amphenol Borg Electronics which later became Essex International...
Dominick Gervasi (02/11/03)
Dominick Gervasi, 73, died at his residence in Cherokee Village Feb. 5, 2003. He was born in Chicago, and was a retired metallurgical engineer with A. Finkl and Sons. He moved to Cherokee Village from Elmwood, Ill. He served in the Army during the war in Korea and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Danny Haley (02/02/03)
Danny Boyce Haley, 58, died Dec. 8, 2002, in Batesville. Born Dec. 2, 1944, in Batesville, he was the son of R.C. Haley and Eva Miller Haley. He married Ann Malone June 17, 1962, in Antioch. During most of his working years he was a self-employed logger. He also served three and one-half years as the Izard County Sheriff, and was currently employed as a 16th Judicial District juvenile probation officer. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and Melbourne Masonic Lodge 241...
Dorothy Clark (02/18/03)
Dorothy J. Clark, 94, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 11, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Health System in Cherokee Village. Born May 12, 1908, in Williamsville, Ill., she was the daughter of Leona Huber Kimler and Fred Kimler. She was a homemaker and a member of United Methodist Church of Hardy...
Derek DeSanto (02/11/03)
Derek Lynn DeSanto, 19, of Melbourne, died Jan. 28, 2003, in Melbourne. Born May 1, 1983, in Salem, Ore., he was the son of Cindy Wynne of Ash Flat and Nicholas Joseph DeSanto. He attended school at Izard County Consolidated and Ozarka College. Survivors include his mother and stepfather -- Cindy and Kenneth Wynne of Ash Flat; his father, Nicholas Joseph DeSanto; two sisters -- Larisa Beck of Melbourne and Rebecca DeSanto of Trumann; a brother, Zacary Wynne DeSanto of Ash Flat; two stepsisters -- Sarah and Gennelle Wynne; a stepbrother, Joshua Wynne; two grandparents -- Wanda and Wes Brown of Horseshoe Bend; three nephews; two nieces; and many aunts and uncles.. ...
Dollie Biggers (02/02/03)
Dollie D. Biggers, 105, of Liberty, Mo., formerly of Hardy, died June 7, 2002, at Liberty Terrace Care Center. Born Feb. 4, 1897, in Hardy, she was the daughter of Robert S. and Alta May Biggers. She was a bookkeeper, mercantile owner and farmer, and was a Methodist...
Mack K. Darnell (02/02/03)
Mack K. Darnell, 91, of Batesville died Feb. 9, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 24, 1910, in Sitka, he was the son of Sanford Joseph Darnell and Laura Georgiann Higginbottom Dar-nell. He was married to Alma Jean Fisher, who preceded him in death on Feb. 6, 1973. He was a farmer and a member of Peaceful Harbor Pentecostal Church in Batesville...
Leslie Byron Cutright Jr. (02/02/03)
Leslie Byron Cutright Jr., 79, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 29, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System. Born Aug. 4, 1923, in Patoka, Ind., he was the son of Leslie Byron Cutright Sr. and Leola Hall Cutright. He was a technician for Whirlpool and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Evansville, Ind...
Tressie Cummings (02/02/03)
Tressie Lee Lute Shupe Cummings, 74, of Anderson, Calif., formerly of Hardy, died Aug. 22, 2002. Born Aug. 20, 1928, in Hardy, she moved Fresno, Calif., and later to Shasta, Calif., in 1963. She was a homemaker, a member of First Baptist Church of Shasta Lake City, Calif., a member of Frontier Senior Center in Anderson, and the Anderson Moose Lodge...
Opal Crabtree (02/02/03)
Opal Rawlings Crabtree, 85, of Cave City died Feb. 2, 2002, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born March 16, 1916, near Cave City, she was the daughter of O.A. and Leona King Rawlings. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mount View Missionary Baptist Church east of Cave City...
Celeste Raspberry (02/02/03)
Celeste B. Raspberry, 91, of Kimberling City, Mo., formerly of Cherokee Village, died Sept. 26, 2002. Born in Wilmet, she was a homemaker. She resided in Missouri only three years. Survivors include two sons -- Bobby R. Raspberry of Kansas City, Mo., and Don R. Raspberry of Irving, Texas; a sister, Elizabeth Jones of Hot Springs; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren;...
Clyde Pickett (02/25/03)
Clyde Doyle Pickett, 78, of Williford, formerly of Ravenden, died Feb. 15, 2003, at his residence. Born Nov. 22, 1924, he was the son of Herbert Calvin and Myrtle Wade Pickett. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Army. He was a Third Degree Mason with the Ravenden Masonic Lodge 451 and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Annieville...
Coy Powell (02/02/03)
Coy Douglas Powell, 73, of Hardy died May 31, 2002, at Batesville. Born July 5, 1928, in Oklahoma, he was son of Florence Naomi Rambo and Sylvester V. Powell. He was a member of Union Hill Community Church. Survivors include four sons -- Billy Powell of Waveland, Miss., Coy Don Powell of Hardy, and Lonnie Powell and Ronnie Powell, both of Bauxite; two daughters -- Barbara Byers of Mammoth Spring and Betty Dawson of Salem; two sisters -- Reba Mullins and Beatrice Murphy, both of Mammoth Spring; 23 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.. ...
Zelma Cone (02/02/03)
Zelma Elizabeth Cone, 83, of Hardy died Dec. 12, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born June 26, 1918, in Nashville, Tenn., she was the daughter of Nora Hale Combs, and Walter Combs. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a son, Harvey Cone of Ozark Acres; a daughter, Nellie Brewington of Ozark Acres; a sister, Nellie Pomroy of Nashville, Tenn.; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren...
Nina Mae Cooney (02/02/03)
Nina Mae Mathes Cooney, 78, of Ash Flat died Jan. 29, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 27, 1923, at Mountain View, she was the daughter of Herman and Liza Edding Mathes. She was a retired certified nurse's aid for Crest Park Nursing Home in Forrest City, and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Evening Shade...
Aileen Cole (02/02/03)
Aileen Thompkins Cole, 72, died Aug. 21, 2002, in Osceola. Born June 3, 1930, in Lepanto, she was the daughter of Edgar and Suda Hatten Thompkins. She married Wayne Cole on Feb. 7, 1964, in Lepanto. She spent her life as a mother and homemaker. She attended Midway Baptist Church...
Eugene Coffin (02/02/03)
Eugene A. Coffin, 89, of Ash Flat, died Jan. 2, 2002, at his home. Born Oct. 8, 1912, in Bloomingdale, Ind., he was the son of John M. Coffin and Grace Penney Coffin. He worked many years as a heating and air engineer for Crane Heating and Air Wholesale. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving in World War II. He was a member of the American Legion. He was of the Methodist faith...
Pauline Coker (02/02/03)
Pauline M. Coker, 76, of Cave City died Sept. 20, 2001, at her home. Born April 26, 1925, at Lewisburg, Tenn., she was the daughter of Jim and Clara Horton. She was a homemaker, worked as a waitress for many years and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Cave...
Carl Morgan (02/02/03)
Carl Dexter Morgan, 78, of Williford died March 17, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Feb. 12, 1924, in Williford, he was the son of Clarence Dexter and Mirtie Mae Gann Morgan. He married Norma Frances Clemons Jan. 16, 1943, in Norfork. He was a retired Union employee and was of the Baptist faith...
Serena M. Clark (02/02/03)
Serena M. Clark, 83, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 22, 2001, at Calico Rock Medical Center. Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Chapman of Crown Point, Ind., and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James, last year. The body was cremated and no service is planned at this time...
Leslie Clarke (02/02/03)
Leslie E. Clarke, 83, of Horseshoe Bend died March 12, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 25, 1918, in Sycamore, Ill., he was the son of Ernest G. and Emily Joslin Clarke. He worked many years as an auto mechanic for Commonwealth Edison before retirement. He moved to Horseshoe Bend in 1979. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, the Eagles and the bowling club. He was a member of the Men's Club and Horseshoe Bend United Methodist Church...
Elmer Clouse (02/02/03)
Elmer Ray "Fuddy" Clouse, 36, of Hardy died Dec. 28, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born March 6, 1964, in Osceola, he was the son of Bertie Walker Clouse and Lloyd "Peewee" Clouse of Hardy. He was a graduate of Highland High School and was a truck driver...
Carolyn Janousek (02/02/03)
Carolyn Janousek, 90, of Horseshoe Bend died Dec. 30, 2002, at Calico Health Care Center in Calico Rock. She was born in Cambridge, Pa. She married George Janousek in Chicago. Survivors are two sisters -- Helen Ross of Arizona and Stephanie Alexander...
Clyde H. Johnson (02/02/03)
Clyde H. Johnson, 70, of Grenada, Miss., died Jan. 20, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Nov. 29, 1932, in Yelobusha, Miss., he was the son of Malcomb Johnson and Mattie Mae Stepp Johnson. He worked many years as a photographer and as a cattleman. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and of the United States Army. He was also a member of the VFW in Grenada. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Grenada...
Colleen Holland (02/02/03)
Colleen L. Holland, 76, of Horseshoe Bend died Dec. 18, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Born Dec. 29, 1925, in Fergus Falls, Minn., she was the daughter of Earl Campbell and Marion Blood Campbell. She married Jesse Holland Oct. 11, 1962, in Las Vegas. She worked many years as a bookkeeper...
Florence Chapman (02/02/03)
Florence M. Chapman, 103, of Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Cherokee Village, died March 21, 2002, in Davenport. Born April 24, 1898, in Traer, Iowa, she was the daughter of Peter and Ina Stark McMillan. She married the Rev. Donald Paul Chapman June 30, 1926, in Traer. He preceded her in death Dec. 29, 1987...
Franklin Chapps Sr. (02/02/03)
Franklin E. Chapps Sr., 69, of Hardy died Jan. 23, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born March 2, 1932, in Helena, he was the son of Joseph A. and Rosa Mae Chapps. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He worked as a field mechanic for different sawmills in the area and worked in construction...
Carl D. Dienst (02/02/03)
Carl D. Dienst, 82, of Williford died Nov. 16, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 25, 1920, in Victor Township, Ill., he was the son of William Dienst and Amanda Dolder Dienst. Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Marie Dienst of Williford; two sons -- Kevin Dienst and Kim Dienst; two brothers -- Dale Dienst and Wilbur Dienst; a sister, Jeanene Coziahr; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren...
Chris Clemens (02/04/03)
Chris Wayne Clemens, 70, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 28, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 13, 1932, in Bangor, Iowa, he was a maintenance welder for John Deere Company. He was an active member of Cherokee Village Lions Club. He and his wife, Deonne, moved to Cherokee Village in 1992 from Cedar Falls, Iowa...
Crystal Burkhardt (02/02/03)
Crystal Dawn Burkhardt, 16, of Ozark Acres died Aug. 24, 2002, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Born April 28, 1986, in Indianapolis, Ind., she was the daughter of Robert and Robin Sowers. She was a junior at Williford High School. She excelled in her education, making the honor roll and participated in several extra curricular activities and clubs such as FFA, medical arts, Aspire, Spanish Club, Beta Club, and FBLA in which she was secretary. ...
Cornelius Brunson (02/25/03)
Cornelius Arvey "Nick" Brunson, 84, of Hardy died Feb. 19, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 1, 1910, in Stewart, Okla., he was the son of Joseph and Mary Jane Abney Brunson. He was a resident of Fulton County for 35 years...
Carl Bailey (02/02/03)
Carl William Bailey, 87, of Sidney died March 31, 2002, in Batesville. Born June 28, 1914, in Dewitt, he was the son of John and Dell Bailey. He married Noba Ann Stroud July 17, 1938, in Maxville. He spent most of his working years as a sawmill operator. He was a member of Concord Missionary Baptist Church...
Charles and Barbara Robinson (02/02/03)
Charles T. Robinson, 66, and his wife, Barbara J. Robinson, 64, of Sterling, Ill., died Nov. 24, 2002, in an automobile accident which also claimed the life of Charles' mother, Helen Thorup. Born July 24, 1936, in Harvard, Ill., Charles was the son of Charles F.W. Robinson and Helen Andrew Robinson Thorup...
Clyde Bliffert (02/02/03)
Clyde Bliffert, 92, of Horseshoe Bend died Jan. 21, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born in Milwaukee, Wis., and spent many years as an electrician with Wisconsin Telephone Company. He was also a member of the Untied Methodist Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Carrol Casper (02/02/03)
Carrol Lee Casper, 79, of Kansas City, Kan., died Nov. 16, 2001, in Hardy. He was retired from land care service and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Frances L. Casper of Kansas City, Kan.; two daughters -- Marjorie Aspaugh of Liberty, Mo., and Sue Reeves of Hardy; 16 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren...
Naola Casey (02/02/03)
Naola Jane Casey, 84, of Ash Flat died Nov. 11, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 26, 1917, at Ash Flat, she was the daugher of Charles L. and Sarah Jane (Crouch) Moody. She owned and operated Naola's Dress Shop at Ash Flat for many years and was of the Baptist faith...
Mack Cary (02/02/03)
Mack Linden Cary, 67, of Hardy, died Jan. 4, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Oct. 6, 1934, in Steele, Mo., he was the son of Locy Leonard Cary and Suda Kelley Cary. He married Joyce Carter Dec. 29, 1956, in Blytheville...
Charles Albert Russell (02/02/03)
Charles Albert Russell, 90, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 11, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born May 22, 1912, in Ironton, Ohio, he was the son of Buckley Benton and LuSima Townsend Russell. He retired from TRW Air Craft as a tool grinder and also retired from Imperial '400' Motels Inc. ...
William Lynn Caruthers (02/02/03)
Williams Lynn Caruthers, 89, of Cherokee Village died April 3, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born June 29, 1912, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., he was the son of Judge J. Henry Caruthers and Corinne Cashion Caruthers. He attended Washington University and the University of Missouri where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. ...
Lillian Cagle (02/02/03)
Lillian Virginia Bogan Cagle, 76, of Hardy died Oct. 5, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. No funeral services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of the Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Hardy.
Robert E. Cahill (02/02/03)
Robert E. Cahill, 77, of Rio Verde, Ariz., formerly of Cherokee Village, died July 6, 2002. He was born July 12, 1924. He was a member of St. Dominic's Mission in Rio Verde, served in the Medical Corps during World War II and was a sales representative with Farm Master Industries out of Shenandoah, Iowa, and also Countrywide Industries out of Council Bluffs, Iowa...
Betty Ward (02/02/03)
Betty Jane Ward, 79, of Salem died May 11, 2002, at Salem. Born Jan. 28, 1923, in Patterson, Ohio, she was the daughter of Earnest M. and Cartha Rhea Clinger Packer. She married John Merrit Ward at Paducah, Ky., Oct. 10, 1938. Betty and her husband owned and operated B&J Restaurant in Salem from 1970 to 1976. They also owned and operated BJ Restaurant in Ash Flat until 1980. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Ash Flat...
Betty Willis Floyd (02/02/03)
Betty Willis Floyd, 77, of Ravenden, formerly of Shelbyville, Ind., died Nov. 8, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Aug. 20, 1925, in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of Franklin Manford and Mary Marie Cooper Willis. She married Ross Charles Floyd in Columbus, Ind. He preceded her in death July 19, 1977...
Billie Williams (02/02/03)
Billie Jean Dew Williams, 74, of the Cave Creek community died Dec. 28, 2002, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Oct. 3, 1928, at Batesville, she was the daughter of General Alex and Bertha Mae Weaver Dew. She was a homemaker and a member of Cave Creek Church of God...
Bonnie Weaver (02/02/03)
Patricia "Bonnie" Weaver, 85, of Batesville, died March 23, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 28, 1916, at Sidney, she was the daughter of James Abner and Jinnie Adaline Smith Gifford. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith...
Charles Buckman (02/02/03)
Charles Evin Buckman, 88, of Leesburg, Fla., formerly of Cherokee Village died Feb. 28, 2002, at Westminster Care of Clermont, in Clermont, Fla. Born Nov. 30, 1913, in Clinton, Iowa, he was the son of J.C. "Charlie" and Carrie E. "Lizzie" Judd Buckman. He married Mary Ellen Petersen Aug. 5, 1934, in Rock Island, Ill. She died in October 1996...
Beverly Rose Russell (02/02/03)
Beverly Rose Russell, 69, of Horseshoe Bend died Dec. 27, 2002, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born April 7, 1933, in Springfield, Ill., she was the daughter of James Myron Irwin and Zola Arletta Clark Irwin. She married George Russell July 3, 1951, in Springfield. ...
Billy S. Taylor (02/02/03)
Billy S. Taylor, 86, of Batesville died Nov. 19, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 6, 1916, in Shelbyville, he was the son of Grover D. and Ellen Gest Taylor. He was retired from Ford Motor Company in Livonia, Mich., and was a brick mason in Arkansas. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World Wear II where he served in Seabees and was a member of Faith Hopewell Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Batesville...
Brian Taylor (02/02/03)
Brian Edward Taylor, 23, of Hardy died Feb. 2, 2002, in an automobile accident near Hardy on Highway 175. Born July 15, 1978, in Mountain Home, he was the son of John R. Taylor and Kathie R. Casey Taylor. He was a graduate of the Williford High School and worked as a maintenance worker for Martin Marietta Materials Company in Black Rock, formerly Meridian Aggregates Co...
Byrl R. Smith (02/02/03)
Byrl Robert Smith, 74, of Hardy died Nov. 23, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System. Born Oct. 5, 1928, in Armstrong, Iowa, he was the son of James Smith and Hattie Vandenburgh Smith. He attended school in Armstrong and Estherville, Iowa. He married Wilma Doris Smith Nov. ...
Bobbie Sue Green (02/02/03)
Bobbie Sue Green, 62, of Horseshoe Bend died Jan. 21, 2003, at Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis. Born Feb. 1, 1940, in Camden, she was the daughter of Edna Thomas Lane and Rothel Edward Lane. She was a homemaker/child care provider and a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Hardy...
Sharlee Brestler (02/02/03)
Sharlee Diane Brestler, 58, of Horseshoe Bend, died Jan. 6, 2002, at Calico Rock Medical Center. Born in California she was employed as a telephone operator for a local telephone company. Survivors include her father, Jack Billing of Horseshoe Bend; a son, Jamie Brestler of Springfield, Mo.; two daughters -- Sheryl Audiss of Corona, Calif., and Christie Bolding of Nixa, Mo.; a brother, John Billing of Palmdale, Calif.; and two sisters -- Cris Shafer of Palm Springs, Calif., and Kathy McNamara of Lake Arrowhead, Calif.. ...
Franklin Brewer (02/02/03)
Franklin "R.E." Brewer, 69, of Thayer, Mo. died Nov. 18, 2001, at Shady Oaks Health Health Care Center. Born Nov. 8, 1932, in Myrtle, Mo., he was of the Baptist faith and was a veteran of the Korean War. He enjoyed being outdoors and such activities as hunting and fishing...
Donald Brooks (02/02/03)
Donald Gene Brooks, 49, of Guion, died Jan. 11, 2002, at his home. Born March 2, 1952, at Batesville, he was the son of Jack and Rintha Campbell Brooks. He was a maintenance man for the city of Guion and was of the Church of Christ faith. Survivors include three brothers -- Carl Lee Campbell of Springdale, Bob Brooks of Guion and Chris Allen Brooks of Hardy; and a sister and brother-in-law, Anita and Kenneth Brown of Hardy...
Gracie Branscum (02/02/03)
Gracie Marie Branscum, 86, of Ash Flat, died Feb. 18, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 28, 1915, in Ash Flat, she was the daughter of Henry and Sarah Soward Frazier. She was a homemaker and a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Delila Branson (02/02/03)
Delila (Lila) Lorene Branson 83, of Hardy died Aug. 14, 2002, at her home. She was born Oct. 2, 1918, in Bay, Ark. She had been employed by Westinghouse Aerospace. Survivors include one son, Marshall Riley Grove; and one daughter, Mary Frances Whitley...
Ruthie Break (02/02/03)
Ruthie Pearl Break, 88, died Dec. 30, 2001, in West Plains, Mo. Born Nov. 23, 1913, in Mammoth Spring, she was the daughter of George W. Byers and Mary Murphy Byers. She married Samuel N. Break Aug. 5, 1932, in Mammoth Spring. He preceded her in death May 10, 1989...
Antoinette Brandt (02/02/03)
Antoinette A. Brandt, 100, of Horseshoe Bend died Feb. 9, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Re-gional Health System in Chero-kee Village. Born in Cary, Ill., she was the daughter of Joseph and Anna Krupetka Hemola. She was a life-long resident of Crystal Lake, Ill., before recently moving to Horseshoe Bend. She married Anthony Brandt in Waucanda, Ill., Nov. 8, 1923. He preceded her in death...
Blondine Newman (02/02/03)
Blondine Vernice Locklair Newman, 98, died April 12, 2002, in the home of her granddaughter, Trinda Day Martin, in Spring, Texas. Born Jan. 8, 1904, in Charleston, S.C., she was the daughter of Benjamin G. Locklair and Ellen Dosher Pendarvis Locklair. ...
Florence Bousselot (02/02/03)
Florence Elizabeth Bous-selot, 93, of Horseshoe Bend died March 1, 2002, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Survivors include two sons -- Eugene Bousselot of Syracuse, N.Y., and Rodger Bousselot of Marietta, Ga.; three daughters -- Virginia Hanusa of Greenville, Texas, Bonnie Bousselot of Horseshoe Bend, and Yvonne Coussens of Wilton Junction, Iowa.; a brother, Herbert Zechmeister of Farmington, Minn.; and a sister, Mildred Ehlers of Newport, Minn.; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren;...
Harold Bouknecht (02/02/03)
Harold Bouknecht, 89, of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 21, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 22, 1912, in Troy, Ohio, he was the son of William B. Bouknecht and Helena May Carson Bouknecht. He was manager of Plumbing Warehouse in St. Petersburg, Fla...
Bobby Mack Tharp (02/02/03)
Bobby Mack Tharp, 44, of Glencoe died Aug. 18, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation in Ash Flat. Born March 20, 1958, in Mammoth Spring, he was the son of Mildred Ruth Manry Tharp Karpowicz and the late Bobby Ray Tharp. He married Jane Montgomery Oct. 20, 1987, at Salem. He was greens keeper at Cherokee Village's North Golf Course for many years. He was a member of Agnos Church of Christ...
Bernard Marshall (02/02/03)
Bernard William Marshall, 72, of Hardy died May 16, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville Born Jan. 25, 1930, in Albion, Mich., he was the son of Bernard H. and Georgia Childers Marshall. He married Lillie Mae Couch Jan. 24, 1978, in Swifton. He was a Merchant Marine 2nd mate and worked for Midwest Towing/Cargil Steel for 40 years. He was of the Baptist faith...
Betty J. Fisher (02/11/03)
Betty Jean Fisher, 76, of West Plains, Mo., died Feb. 7, 2003, at her home. Born Sept. 3, 1926, at Fremont, Mo., she was the daughter of John Franklin and Nell Bailey Davis. She married John Leyland in February 1945. He preceded her in death. On May 3, 1985, she married Russell Lester Fisher at Hardy...
Minerva Biggers (02/02/03)
Minerva Biggers, 88, of Ash Flat, died Jan. 9, 2002, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Oct. 17, 1913, in Ash Flat, she was a homemaker and was a member of the Church of Christ for over 70 years. Survivors include two sisters -- Ella Twilley of Ash Flat and Myrtle Davis of Memphis, Tenn., and several nieces and nephews and friends...
Robert Len Bivins (02/02/03)
Robert Len Bivins, 83, of Salem died Feb. 8, 2002, in Salem. Born Feb. 8, 1919, in Marion, Ill., he was the son of Ed and Georgia Crick Bivins. He was married to Enretta Gross Greer in April 1960 at Waycross, Ga. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and as a farmer...
Bryce Harrison (02/02/03)
Bryce Harrison, 79, of Brockwell, died July 14, 2002, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born June 3, 1923, in Snider, Okla., he was the son of Charlie LeRoy Harrison and Ardena Calaham Harrison. He married Janeen Redsiek July 8, 1972, in Riverside, Calif. ...
Bobby Gene Fox (02/02/03)
Bobby Gene Fox, 62, of Hardy, died Oct. 8, 2002, in Mountain Home. Born Jan. 15, 1940, in Huntington, he was a retired state plumbing inspector and a member of Huntington Masonic Lodge 498. Survivors include his wife, Linda of their home; two daughters -- Tammy Whitworth of Greenwood and Tracy King of Lavaca; Terry Fox of Wichita, Kan.; four stepsons -- Richard Anthony Goodman, Rodney Aarron Goodman, Russell Andrew Goodman, all of Hardy, and Clayton Lynn Smith of Jasper; four grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Barbara Elmira Griffin (02/02/03)
Barbara Elmira Griffin, 85, of Horseshoe Bend died Jan. 19, 2003, at Pioneer Nursing Home in Melbourne. She was born in Perrington, Mich. She 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...
Belva E. Hastings (02/02/03)
Belva E. Hastings Campbell, 91, of Batesville died Dec. 8, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 12, 1911, at Tahlequah, Okla., she was the daughter of Almond Alvis and Ethel Almalee Lassiter Hastings. She was a homemaker and a member of Pool's Chapel Freewill Baptist Church at Sandtown...
Irene Beard (02/02/03)
Irene Olive Beard, 78, of Mammoth Spring died Jan. 16, 2002, at her home. Born May 16, 1923, at Prescott, she was the daughter of Alfred Roy Maxwell and Rosa Helen Pritchard Maxwell. She was a homemaker and was of the Catholic faith. She served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. She was married to Alfred W. Beard who preceded her in death in 1974...
Elizabeth Beckert (02/02/03)
Elizabeth "Betty" Jewel Beckert, 92, of Hardy died April 7, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Heath System in Cherokee Village. Born Nov. 24, 1909, in Wildinsburg, Pa., she was the daughter of Warwick Riner Jewel and Gertrude Hurst Jewele. She grew up in Buffalo, N.Y., and was married there May 15, 1937, to John "Jack" Edward Beckert. After two decades of life on Long Island, N.Y., Betty and Jack retired to Hardy and resided in Woodland Hills until his death in 1973...
Bernice Baker (02/02/03)
Bernice Robins Baker, 90, died in Kennett, Mo. Born May 16, 1912, in Ash Flat, she was married to Harold Baker at Mammoth Spring. He preceded her in death in 1964. Survivors include two brothers -- Noble and Harvey; a sister, Theda Miller of Rector; and four nephews...
Johnnie Louise Bassham (02/02/03)
Johnnie Louise Rose Bassham, 71, of Salem, died Dec. 4, 2001, in Mountain Home. Born April 20, 1930, in Melbourne, she was the daughter of Joseph Hugh and Martha Emma Helm Rose. She married Archie Irvin Bassham Feb. 25, 1951, at Salem. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, and a sewing machine operator for International Shoe Company. She was a member of Moko Church of Christ...
Herbert Bass (02/02/03)
Herbert Gerome Bass, 62, of Fontaine, died Dec. 4, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 16, 1939, in Fontaine, he was the son of Leonard and Myrtle Prack Bass. He was a self-employed carpenter for over 42 years and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Betty Arwood (02/02/03)
Betty Lou Arwood, 72, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Memphis, died Aug. 27, 2002, at her home. Born Nov. 5, 1929, in Memphis, she was the daughter of Dewey Shelton and Clarice Pearrow Lamb. She was a homemaker and a member of Holmes Road Church of Christ in Memphis...
Carrie Barnett (02/02/03)
Carrie Emeline Whitten Barnett, 95, of Evening Shade, died Nov. 16, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Sept. 10, 1906, at Cushman, she was the daughter of Jasper and Manerva Whitten. She married Adie M. Barnett Oct. 5, 1924, near Sidney. She was a housewife, a school lunch supervisor at Evening Shade School and a librarian at Evening Shade. She was a member of Evening Shade United Methodist Church...
Arlita Williams (02/02/03)
Arlita Joan Williams, 58, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Jonesboro, died Nov. 4, 2002, at her residence. Born Dec. 1, 1943, in Center, she was the daughter of Herman and Evelyn Stewart Runsick. Survivors include a sister, Judy Batterton; and three brothers -- Roy Runsick, Gene Runsick and Herman Runsick Jr...
Andrew Wright (02/02/03)
Andrew Trevor Wright, 6, of Strawberry died June 30, 2002, at Southwest Texas Methodist Children's Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Born Jan. 16, 1996, at Newport, he was the son of Keith and Marcy Cooper Wright. He was a student at Strawberry School and attended the Saffell Missionary Baptist Church with his family...
Arthur Willard Baker (02/02/03)
Arthur Willard Baker, 86, of Mammoth Spring, formerly of Williford, died Jan. 11, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. Born June 4, 1916, in Williford, he was the son of William Baker and Laura Taylor Baker. He married Mabel Koenig Jan. 2, 1946, in Williford. He was a retiree of Armco Steel, working in Kansas City, Mo., for many years. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving his country during World War II. He was of the Baptist faith...
Aaron Waser (02/02/03)
Aaron Bernard Waser, 28, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 9, 2002. Born April 10, 1974, in Reno, Nev., he was the son of Becky and Fred Waser of Cherokee Village. He was disabled. Survivors include his parents, Fred and Becky Waser; his grandmother, Betty Waser of Cherokee Village; and three sisters -- Amanda Waser of Cherokee Village, Bethany Waser and Stephanie Waser both of Coshocton, Ohio; and an aunt, Becky Cahill of Delaware, Ohio...
Betty Aul (02/02/03)
Betty Jean Aul, 67, of Mammoth Spring died April 29, 2002, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She was born Sept. 21, 1934, in Katanning, Pa. Survivors include a son, Donald Aul, and his wife, Mary, of Cherokee Village; a daughter, Elsa Reed and her fiancee, Jason St. ...
Martha Lou Askue (02/02/03)
Martha Lou Askue, 79, of Cave City, died Feb. 18, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 15, 1922, at Center Ridge, she was the daughter of William Charles and Rachel Marie Frazier Cole. She was a homemaker and a member of Mary's Chapel Baptist Church of Huffman...
Arlie Scrivner (02/02/03)
Arlie B. Scrivner, 54, of Evening Shade died Sept. 21, 2002, at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock. Born Jan. 25, 1948, at Hickman, he was the son of 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...
Artie F. Stewart (02/02/03)
Artie Faye Marlin Stewart, 89, of Batesville died Aug. 21, 2002, in White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 17, 1913, at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of James L. and Dora Wilkes Marlin. She married John Ralph Stewart Dec. 3, 1955. She was a retired LPN, a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Batesville, and a member of Montgomery Springs Extension Homemakers Club...
Mildred Anderson (02/02/03)
Mildred Ruth Anderson, 96, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Cherokee Village, died March 6, 2002. Born June 3, 1905, at Burlington, Iowa, she was the daughter of Carl August and Hulda Sophia Rose Anderson. On July 7, 1934, she married Richard C. Anderson at Burlington. She was a retired teacher, a graduate of August-ana College of Rock Island, Ill., and a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Springfield...
Katherine Altpeter (02/02/03)
Katherine W. Altpeter, 85, of Horseshoe Bend died March 8, 2002, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. Born July 28, 1916, she was the daughter of Leo Prill and Katherine Loibl Prill. She was married to Orval G. Altpeter April 22, 1944, in Justice, Ill. ...
Mimi Aldrich (02/02/03)
Mimi Reeb Aldrich, 81, formerly of Arlington Heights, Ill., and Cherokee Village, died April 27, 2002, at Fairhaven Nursing Home in Whitewater, Wis. Born Dec. 30, 1920, in Northbrook, Ill., she was the daughter of Louis and Regina Siffert Reeb. She married Phil Aldrich. She taught in the Arlington Heights school district for over 30 years...
Alma Jeanette "Tiny" Rogers (02/02/03)
Alma Jeanette "Tiny" Rogers, 63, of Ash Flat died Oct. 12, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Aug. 17, 1939, in Malden, Mo., she was the daughter of Hugh Lloyd and Alma Ruth Kendrick. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith...
Rex Anna Albrecht (02/02/03)
Rex Anna Albrecht, 48, of Hardy, died Nov. 12, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 17, 1953, in St. Louis, Mo., she was the daughter of Lucille and Lloyd Hunt of Ash Flat. She was employed as a CNA. Survivors include a son, Billy White of Alton, Mo.; a daughter, Michelle Nokes of Bonne Terre, Mo.; three brothers -- Gene Adams of Cuba, Mo., Tracy Leach of Chicago, and Steven Tharp of Farmington, Mo.; three sisters -- Carmen Jackson of Black, Mo., Clara Rictor of Sainte Genevieve, Mo., and Donna Woodfin of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and three grandchildren.. ...
A.J. Thompson (02/11/03)
Alva Jerome "A.J." Thompson, 84, of Hardy, formerly of McCrory, died Feb. 5, 2003, at South Baldwin Hospital in Foley, Ala. He was born in the Deview Community near McCrory and attended his first year of school there. He furthered his education in the McCrory Schools and was a football player in high school. He married Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Knight" Sept. 21, 1937...
Alice Hoops (02/04/03)
Alice Renner Hoops, 76, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 26, 2003, at her home. Born Dec. 1, 1926, in West Allis, Wis., she was the daughter of John and Wilhelmina Renner. She was a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ and Highland VFW 4772 Auxiliary. She was a member of the Cherokee Village Women's 9-Hole Golf Association and Cherokee Village Craft and Hobby Club. Prior to her move to Cherokee Village she was a professional ceramic painter in Texas. She enjoyed camping and various activities...
Alvin Doyle Snider (02/11/03)
Alvin Doyle Snider, 57, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 5, 2003, at his residence. Born Aug. 23, 1945, he was the son of Lonnie and Gracie Sheepman Snider. He married Violet Louise Cox Dec. 13, 1986, in O'Kean. He was a self-employed carpenter and a member of Brighten Community Church in Paragould...
Wilbur Adams (02/02/03)
Wilbur D. "Bill" Adams, 52, of Hot Springs died Jan. 11, 2002, at his home. Born Aug. 29, 1949, at Batesville, he was the son of Bennie and Audley Claxton Adams. He was an auditor and supervisor for the state of Arkansas, a U.S. Air Force veteran of Vietnam, and attended Garner United Methodist Church in Hot Springs...