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Obituaries from March 2003

Thurman Ullom (03/11/03)
Thurman Ullom, 71, of Williford died March 3, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Jan. 14, 1932, in Seminole, Okla., he was the son of James Edward Ullom and Mable Ruth Cartwright Ullom. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps...
Thresa McIlvoy (03/18/03)
Thresa Sue McIlvoy, 42, of Hardy, formerly of Jonesboro, died March 14, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born April 25, 1960, in Los Angeles, she was the daughter of Myra Mayville of Hardy, and the late Richard Davis...
Trenton Garrison (03/25/03)
Trenton Andrew Garrison, 25, son of O.A. Garrison and Margaret Rutledge Grable, was born Aug. 25, 1977, in Kansas City, Mo., and died March 13, 2003, in Jonesboro. He was a carpenter and had attended Vo-Tech School in Jonesboro. Survivors include his mother, Margaret Grable of Hoxie; his father, O.A. ...
Guy Shreve (03/18/03)
Guy Shreve, 93, of Cave City died March 6, 2003, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Oct. 7, 1909, at Walnut Grove, he was the son of Varce and Janie James Shreve. He was a retired farmer and a retired service station owner, a United States Army veteran of World War II and of the Methodist faith...
Ruth Rose Richardson (03/11/03)
Ruth Rose Richardson, 79, died March 4, 2003, in Jonesboro. Born on June 4, 1923, in Lunenburg, she was the daughter of Joe H. and Emma Helm Rose. She married Dordon Richardson Sept. 24, 1942, in Melbourne. She spent her life as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and homemaker. She was a member of Melbourne Church of Christ...
Rev. Richard Pickney (03/04/03)
Rev. Richard Pickney, 89, of Alton, died Feb. 26, 2003, in Alton. Born Nov. 2, 1913, in Ash Flat, he was the son of George and Effie Pickney. On March 24, 1932, he married Laura Jane Yates of Walnut Ridge and to this union five children were born. He was ordained as an Assembly of God minister and served for 60 years. ...
Ray D. Taylor (03/04/03)
Ray D. Taylor, 84, of Cave City died Feb. 27, 2003, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Dec. 30, 1919, at Shelbyville, Ark., he was the son of Grover D. and Lucy Ellen Gist Taylor. He served in the United States Navy on the USS Enterprise from April 1940 to May 1946, participating in almost every major carrier engagement during the first year of World War II. ...
Paul Lynch Jr. (03/04/03)
Paul N. Lynch Jr., 48, of Hardy, formerly of Santa Maria, Calif., died Feb. 26, 2003, at his home. Born Aug. 25, 1954, at Memphis, Tenn., he was the sone of Paul Nelson Lynch Sr. and Evelyn Hall Lynch. He was a lifetime member and past president of the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1745 in Santa Maria and of the Baptist faith...
Paul Cope (03/11/03)
Paul Cope, 67, of Cave City died March 2, 2003, at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock. He was born Nov. 18, 1935, at Addie, N.C. to Andy Lon and Gracie McGaha Cope. He was a logger and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include a brother, William Cope of Sylva, N.C.; three sisters -- Little V. Mills of Sylva, N.C., Edith Herron of Arlington, Wash., and Edith Long of Cave City; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Nona Gray Stowers (03/11/03)
Nona Gray Stowers, 75, of Hardy, formerly of Memphis, Tenn., died March 8, 2003. Born on Aug. 26, 1927, in Columbus, Miss., she was the daughter of Ira Richardson and Kitty Gray Stowers. She married Fredrick Stowers July 10, 1956. She was a member of First Baptist Church and was a secretary for the Higginbotham Funeral Service for more than 11 years...
Nelson Rader (03/04/03)
Nelson B. Rader, 79, of Smithville died Feb. 22, 2003, at the Veteran Hospital in Little Rock. Born Jan. 5, 1924, at Whitehouse, Ohio, he was the son of Emil and Katherine Rader. He was a retired chemist from Interlake Steel in Toledo, Ohio, a U.S. Marine veteran of World War II, a Master Mason at Wakeman Lodge in Waterville, Ohio, and attended Liberty Full Gospel Church in Cave City...
Nobie Irene Lankford (03/04/03)
Nobie Irene Lankford, 81, of Sidney died Feb. 24, 2003, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. Born Feb. 22, 1922, at Sage, she was the daughter of Ben and Mattie Tomlinson Woods. She was a retired grocery store owner at Evening Shade, and a member of First Baptist Church at Evening Shade...
Noble Crumley (03/25/03)
Noble Crumley, 82, of Cave City died March 21, 2003, at his home. He was born April 16, 1920, near Cave City in Independence County to Emmit and Naomi Mobley Crumley. He was a livestock dealer and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Olean Crumley of the home; one son, Tommy Crumley of Cave City; one daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Tommy Martin of Charlotte; two brothers, Alfred Crumley of Cave City and Leonard Crumley of Magness; one sister, Rosalee Thomas of Desha; three grandchildren -- Billy Pierce and wife Kim of Southside, Tonya King and husband, Johnny of Cave City, and Tara Goodson and husband Wes of Charlotte; two great-grandchildren -- Anthony Pierce of Southside, and Tim King of Cave City; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Maynard Ryno (03/11/03)
Maynard Ryno, 93, a former resident of Ozark Acres, died Feb. 27, 2003, at Caldwell, Idaho. He celebrated his 90th birthday in May of 1999 by his son taking him for a visit with relatives out of state. Two weeks later, after returning home, he suffered a stroke and was in a nursing home at Ash Flat...
Madonna Mathes (03/11/03)
Madonna Hampton Mathes, 54, of Cherokee Village died March 2, 2003, at her home. Born March 30, 1948, she was the daughter of Duncan and Hazel Sturgill Hampton. She was an assistant manager of Dollar General Store in Ash Flat and a member of First Baptist Church of Hardy...
Martha Hurd (03/18/03)
Martha Johanna Petters Hurd, 62, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Batesville, died March 14, 2003, in Cherokee Village. Born April 11, 1940, in Amsterdam, Holland, she was the daughter of Petrus Domenicus and Elizabeth K. Van Mourick Petters She was an employee of Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village...
Meckie Borden (03/18/03)
Mrs. Meckie Johnson Borden, 88, of Palestine died March 11, 2003, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis. She had been in the hospital for the past four weeks. Born June 2, 1914, in Glen, Miss., she was the daughter of John Mose Johnson and Mattie Smith Johnson. She was a housewife and a charter member of Midway Baptist Church...
Lois Opal Weaver (03/25/03)
Lois Opal Weaver, 87, daughter of the late Tom Drake and Bessie Hackworth Drake, was born March 6, 1916, in Saddle and died March 18, 2003, in Jonesboro. She was united in marriage Oct. 31, 1933, in Ash Flat to Harrald O. Weaver, who followed her in death March 21, 2003...
Leola M. Lahey (03/18/03)
Leola M. "Peg" Lahey, 91, of Hyde Park in Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Cherokee Village and Marion, Ind., died Feb. 12, 2003. Survivors include her children -- Maureen A. Robertson and David J. Lahey (Ruth); grandchildren -- Shannon L. Lucansky (Michael), Morgan M. Robertson, John V. Lahey, Stephen P. Lahey and Joseph B. Wickman II (Wendy); great-grandchildren -- Austen, Ryann and Landon Lucansky, and Dean Joseph Wickman; a sister, Marian Jonas; and many nieces and nephews...
Roy L. Johnson (03/18/03)
Roy Lee Johnson, 82, of Hardy died March 15, 2003, at his home. Born Oct. 2, 1920, in Pocahontas, he was the son of Gurtie Stacy Johnson Pratt and Charlie L. Johnson. He was a retired construction worker, a member of Hardy First Baptist Church, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Jonathan McComas (03/18/03)
Jonathan Derrick McComas, 27, of Walnut Ridge, formerly of Hardy, died March 16, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born July 31, 1975, in West Plains, Mo., he was the son of Henry Oneal McComas and Lois Ann Huff. He worked as a machine operator for Laco Manufacturing in Walnut Ridge...
Johnnie Hazel Whitten (03/18/03)
Johnnie Hazel Whitten, 85, of Evening Shade died March 11, 2003, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney where she was a resident for almost eight years. Born Jan. 14, 1918, at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of Dudley Whitfield and Josie Kerr Wasson. She was owner and operator of Johnnie's Beauty Shop at Evening Shade for many years, a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 8042, and a member of Main Street Church of Christ in Evening Shade...
Hilda Summers (03/18/03)
Hilda Montgomery Summers, 88, died March 12, 2003, at Craighead Nursing Center in Jonesboro. Born May 11, 1914, in Craighead County, she was a lifelong resident of Craighead County, was a homemaker and a charter member of First General Baptist Church...
Harrald O. Weaver (03/25/03)
Harrald O. Weaver, 90, son of the late Caleb LaRue Weaver and Reancy Gilmore Weaver, was born Nov. 26, 1912, in Agnos and died March 21, 2003, in Jonesboro. He was married on Oct. 31, 1933, in Ash Flat to Lois Drake who preceded him in death March 18, 2003...
Gladys Hocum (03/04/03)
Gladys Hocum, 80, of Wirth died Feb. 26, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 27, 1922, she was the daughter of Walter and Beatrice Newland Thompson. She was a retired bookkeeper for Town & Country business office and was a homemaker...
Ella Lou Hyslip (03/25/03)
Ella Lou Hyslip, 76, of Ash Flat died March 23, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 26, 1927, in Ash Flat to Johnie Ray and Connie Faye Orr Nix. She was a homemaker and a member of the Ash Flat United Methodist Church. Survivors include her father, Johnie Ray Nix; one son, Johnny Hyslip; one daughter, Ella Van Thompson; three grandchildren -- Amy Trivitt, Jason Hyslip and Grant Hyslip, and one great-granddaughter, Rachel Trivitt, all of Ash Flat; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Dawn Cochran (03/11/03)
Dawn Reschell Friel Cochran, 32, of Thayer, Mo., died March 8, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Born May 7, 1970, in West Plains, Mo., she married John Cochran Feb. 15, 2003, at the Christian Tabernacle near Hardy. She attended services at Faith Tabernacle in Wirth, and worked as a manager for McDonald's in Ash Flat and Thayer, Mo. She was a graduate of Thayer High School...
Donald E. Albright (03/04/03)
Donald Edward "Don" Albright, 63, of Camp died Feb. 23, 2003, in Salem. Born Sept. 10, 1939, in Camp, he was the son of Charles Edward "C.E." and Ida Evalyn Sutherland Albright. He married Mildred Taylor in West Plains, Mo., in 1960. On July 27, 1982, in Alton, Mo., he married Rebecca Casey...
Arthur W. Beeh (03/25/03)
Arthur W. Beeh, 87, of Hardy died March 17, 2003, at his residence. Born May 20, 1915, in Chicago, he was the son of Arthur A. Beeh and Clara Bassil Beeh. He married Jennie Osmundsen June 17, 1939, in Chicago. He worked many years in metal work before retiring as a plant superintendent...
Allen B. Bonsall (03/25/03)
Allen B. Bonsall, age 75, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., passed away at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend March 20, 2003. He was a retired minister with the North Arkansas Conference United Methodist Church. He was also a sergeant with the United States Air force during World War II and kept active in the community with the Horseshoe Bend Lions Club International and AARP Chapter 1420. ...
Arthur Barron (03/11/03)
Arthur W. Barron, 76, of Hardy died March 4, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Jan. 20, 1927, in Hanford, Calif., he was the son of Archie Raymond Barron and Lettie Leona Funk Barron. He married Ramona Huffmaster Oct. 15, 1947, in Hanford at First Christian Church. He worked many years in the pipeline construction business...