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Obituaries from July 2003

Violet C. Miller (07/17/03)
Violet C. Miller, 89, of Ash Flat, died July 10, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Dec. 20, 1913, in Hastings, Okla. she was the daughter of William Lucion Mash and Maggie Dona Yow. She moved with her family to the Sharp County area 28 years ago. She was a member of Pioneer Freewill Baptist Church in Ash Flat...
Betty Jean Diesposti (07/17/03)
Betty Jean Diesposti of Mesquite, Texas, formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died July 1, 2003. Born January 20, 1933 at Mammoth Spring, she was the daughter of George and Ruth Charlton Ball. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons -- Robert Ball of Hialeah, Fla., and Buddy Dean Ball of Kansas City, Mo.; two daughters -- Sheri Diesposti and Cindy Weatherford, both of Mesquite, Tx; a brother -- Gray Ball, Jr. ...
Joseph Pointon Jr. (07/17/03)
Joesph Bentz Pointon Jr., son of the late Joseph Bentz Pointon and Gertrude Iola Antrim Pointon was born June 13,1924 at Stillwell, Ind. He died July 9, 2003, at Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 79. He married Mary Helen Disbrow Dec. 25, 1942, at LaPorte, Ind., and to this union six children were born. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather...
Joyce Jean Roper (07/17/03)
Joyce Jean Roper, 69, of Farmington, Mo., daughter of Alice Alderson Roper and Elmer Roper was born Sept. 17, 1933, at Viola, Ark. She died July 9, 2003, at Farmington. She spent her working years as an assembly line packer for Vi-Jon in St. Louis. She was of the Baptist faith...
James "Jim" Harris Jr. (07/17/03)
James "Jim" Edward Harris Jr., 87, of Cherokee Village, died July 12, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Mr. Harris was born in Winona, Minn. on Sept. 10, 1915. He served in the United States Navy as an aviation structural mechanic and worked 38 years as a production supervisor for the United States Navy in Alameda, Calif., before moving to Cherokee Village in 1976. ...
Laverne Joseph Lau (07/17/03)
Laverne Joseph Lau, 89, of Cherokee Village died July 8, 2003, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hot Springs, Ark. Born Aug. 11, 1913, in Harvey, Ill., the son of Emil Otto Lau and Theresa Cuddigan Lau. He married Marion Gibson Oct. 7, 1939, in Harvey. He retired after 45 years as a machinist for Wyman-Gordon Company in Harvey. ...
John Ciszewski (07/17/03)
John Harold Ciszewski, 65, of Mammoth Spring died July 7, 2003, at his home. Born June 14, 1938, at Chicago, he was the son of John and Edna Halsten Ciszewski from Sarasota, Fla. He served 27 years with the Chicago Police Department. Survivors include his wife, JoAnn Ciszewski of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; a son, John R. ...
Charles Anderson (07/17/03)
Charles Duaine Anderson, 65, of Cave City died July 7, 2003 at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Nov. 1, 1937 at Calamine, Ark., he was the son of Ernest and Atlas Dement Anderson. He was an active member of Cave City First United Methodist Church and a member of the Board of Trustees. He had served as a song leader, Sunday school teacher and a Bible school leader...
Glenn D. Albrecht (07/17/03)
Glenn D. Albrecht, 62, of Hardy died July 6, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 23, 1941, at Gary, Ind., he was the son of Dortha Albrecht. He was a retired railroad engineer with EJ&E Railroad, a Mason, a Shriner, a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Area 2766 in Indiana and a Catholic...
Les Adam (07/17/03)
Les Adam, 60, of Cherokee Village died July 5, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born July 2, 1943, in Wetonka, S.D., he was the son of Viola Melhoff and Fred Adam. He founded AZ Industries in Temecula, Calif., which had been in operation for several years before moving the operation to Highland in December 1989. It is still in operation today...
Larry Eugene Sanders (07/17/03)
Larry Eugene Sanders, 50, of Hardy, Ark., died July 8, 2003, at his home. Born Sept. 15, 1952, he was the son of Ida Mae McDaniel Sanders of Hardy and the late Eugene Frank Sanders. He was employed as a lineman for Sierra Pacific Power company in Nevada...
Nina Jean Carter (07/17/03)
Nina Jean Campbell Carter, 64, of Batesville died July 8, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 30, 1938, at Sandtown, Ark. She was the daughter of Earnest C. and Belva E. Hastings Campbell. She was a homemaker and a member of Pool's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church...
Eva Eileen Gilbreath (07/17/03)
Eva Eileen Jett Gilbreath, 72, of Violet Hill, Ark., daughter of Roy Burch Jett and Bertha Eva Robbins, was born on Dec. 16, 1930, in Brockwell, Ark. She died July 12, 2003, in Mountain Home, Ark. She married Elmer Gilbreath April 5, 1947, in Salem, Ark. To this union a son was born...
Ray Roy Bresee (07/17/03)
Ray Roy Edward Bresee, 56, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 13, 1947, in Humboldt, Kan., and passed away July 5, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Melissa, of the the home; six children -- Jamie Wheat of Pampa, Texas, Melvin Miller of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Natasha Miller of Oklahoma City, Okla., Tyler Ray Chalky Bresee, Heath Edward Bresee and Shania Ann Bresee, all of Thayer; two brothers -- Melvin Bresee of Joplin, Mo., Gene Bresee of Thayer, Mo; two sisters -- Rosa Jones of Iola, Kan., Jenny Bresee of Coffeyville, Kan.; five grandchildren -- O. ...
Les Adam (07/17/03)
Les Adam, 60, of Cherokee Village died July 5, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born July 2, 1943, in Wetonka, S.D., he was the son of Viola Melhoff and Fred Adam. He founded AZ Industries in Temecula, Calif., which had been in operation for several years before moving the operation to Highland in December 1989. It is still in operation today...
Ray Roy Bresee (07/17/03)
Ray Roy Edward Bresee, 56, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 13, 1947, in Humboldt, Kan., and passed away July 5, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Melissa, of the the home; six children -- Jamie Wheat of Pampa, Texas, Melvin Miller of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Natasha Miller of Oklahoma City, Okla., Tyler Ray Chalky Bresee, Heath Edward Bresee and Shania Ann Bresee, all of Thayer; two brothers -- Melvin Bresee of Joplin, Mo., Gene Bresee of Thayer, Mo; two sisters -- Rosa Jones of Iola, Kan., Jenny Bresee of Coffeyville, Kan.; five grandchildren -- O. ...
Laverne Joseph Lau (07/17/03)
Laverne Joseph Lau, 89, of Cherokee Village died July 8, 2003, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hot Springs, Ark. Born Aug. 11, 1913, in Harvey, Ill., the son of Emil Otto Lau and Theresa Cuddigan Lau. He married Marion Gibson Oct. 7, 1939, in Harvey. He retired after 45 years as a machinist for Wyman-Gordon Company in Harvey. ...
James "Jim" Harris Jr. (07/17/03)
James "Jim" Edward Harris Jr., 87, of Cherokee Village, died July 12, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Mr. Harris was born in Winona, Minn. on Sept. 10, 1915. He served in the United States Navy as an aviation structural mechanic and worked 38 years as a production supervisor for the United States Navy in Alameda, Calif., before moving to Cherokee Village in 1976. ...
Joseph Pointon Jr. (07/17/03)
Joesph Bentz Pointon Jr., son of the late Joseph Bentz Pointon and Gertrude Iola Antrim Pointon was born June 13,1924 at Stillwell, Ind. He died July 9, 2003, at Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 79. He married Mary Helen Disbrow Dec. 25, 1942, at LaPorte, Ind., and to this union six children were born. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather...
Betty Jean Diesposti (07/17/03)
Betty Jean Diesposti of Mesquite, Texas, formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died July 1, 2003. Born January 20, 1933 at Mammoth Spring, she was the daughter of George and Ruth Charlton Ball. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons -- Robert Ball of Hialeah, Fla., and Buddy Dean Ball of Kansas City, Mo.; two daughters -- Sheri Diesposti and Cindy Weatherford, both of Mesquite, Tx; a brother -- Gray Ball, Jr. ...
Larry Eugene Sanders (07/17/03)
Larry Eugene Sanders, 50, of Hardy, Ark., died July 8, 2003, at his home. Born Sept. 15, 1952, he was the son of Ida Mae McDaniel Sanders of Hardy and the late Eugene Frank Sanders. He was employed as a lineman for Sierra Pacific Power company in Nevada...
John Ciszewski (07/17/03)
John Harold Ciszewski, 65, of Mammoth Spring died July 7, 2003, at his home. Born June 14, 1938, at Chicago, he was the son of John and Edna Halsten Ciszewski from Sarasota, Fla. He served 27 years with the Chicago Police Department. Survivors include his wife, JoAnn Ciszewski of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; a son, John R. ...
Violet C. Miller (07/17/03)
Violet C. Miller, 89, of Ash Flat, died July 10, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Dec. 20, 1913, in Hastings, Okla. she was the daughter of William Lucion Mash and Maggie Dona Yow. She moved with her family to the Sharp County area 28 years ago. She was a member of Pioneer Freewill Baptist Church in Ash Flat...
Eva Eileen Gilbreath (07/17/03)
Eva Eileen Jett Gilbreath, 72, of Violet Hill, Ark., daughter of Roy Burch Jett and Bertha Eva Robbins, was born on Dec. 16, 1930, in Brockwell, Ark. She died July 12, 2003, in Mountain Home, Ark. She married Elmer Gilbreath April 5, 1947, in Salem, Ark. To this union a son was born...
Joyce Jean Roper (07/17/03)
Joyce Jean Roper, 69, of Farmington, Mo., daughter of Alice Alderson Roper and Elmer Roper was born Sept. 17, 1933, at Viola, Ark. She died July 9, 2003, at Farmington. She spent her working years as an assembly line packer for Vi-Jon in St. Louis. She was of the Baptist faith...
Nina Jean Carter (07/17/03)
Nina Jean Campbell Carter, 64, of Batesville died July 8, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 30, 1938, at Sandtown, Ark. She was the daughter of Earnest C. and Belva E. Hastings Campbell. She was a homemaker and a member of Pool's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church...
Charles Anderson (07/17/03)
Charles Duaine Anderson, 65, of Cave City died July 7, 2003 at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Nov. 1, 1937 at Calamine, Ark., he was the son of Ernest and Atlas Dement Anderson. He was an active member of Cave City First United Methodist Church and a member of the Board of Trustees. He had served as a song leader, Sunday school teacher and a Bible school leader...
Glenn D. Albrecht (07/17/03)
Glenn D. Albrecht, 62, of Hardy died July 6, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 23, 1941, at Gary, Ind., he was the son of Dortha Albrecht. He was a retired railroad engineer with EJ&E Railroad, a Mason, a Shriner, a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Area 2766 in Indiana and a Catholic...
Woodrow Jackson (07/01/03)
Woodrow Arthur Jackson, 56, of Hardy died June 23, 2003, at Methodist Hospital of Memphis, Tenn. Born April 14, 1947, in Ash Flat, he was the son of Ransum and Ozetta Hall Jackson. He was a member of Spring River Baptist Church in Hardy, and was an employee of the Fulton County Highway Department for 37 years...
William Kessler (07/22/03)
William John Kessler, 84, of Cherokee Village died July 12, 2003, in Pueblo, Colo. Born Dec. 3, 1918, in Sturgeon, Pa., he was the son of Sylvester Kessler Sr. and Margaret Hope Kessler. He married Bette Bays April 22, 1984, in Arkadelphia. He served in the United States Army in the Prisoner of War Guard Detachment Service Command Unit 1747. ...
Wilmajean Mason (07/22/03)
Wilmajean Gladys Mason, 65, of Williford, formerly of Auburn Heights, Mich., died July 17, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 17, 1937, in Auburn Heights, she was the daughter of Frank and Gladys Hanks Schwerin. She married Robert Mason July 17, 1955, in Michigan. She was a former machine operator for Elcon-Detroit in Detroit...
Violet C. Miller (07/22/03)
Violet C. Miller, 89, of Ash Flat died July 10, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Dec. 20, 1913, in Hastings, Okla., she was the daughter of William Lucion Mash and Maggie Dona Yow. She moved with her family to the Sharp County area 28 years ago. She was a member of Pioneer Freewill Baptist Church in Ash Flat...
Thelma Sykes (07/29/03)
Thelma D. Sykes, 81, of Cherokee Village died July 22, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Jan.7, 1922, in Short Creek, W. Va., she was the daughter of Minnie Murray McLaughlin and Melvin McGlaughlin. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village...
Thelma Swetnam (07/29/03)
Thelma N. Swetnam, 85, of Hardy died July 25, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Oct. 14, 1917, in Hardy, she was the daughter of Dan Rogers and Bertha A. Davis Rogers. She was married to C. Floyd Swetnam in 1936 in Hardy. She was a homemaker and a member of the Community of Christ Church in Hardy...
Shannon Slaughter (07/08/03)
Shannon Crabtree Slaughter, 33, of Arkadelphia died July 2, 2003, at an Arkadelphia hospital. Born Oct. 4, 1969, at Batesville, she was the daughter of Carl Dean and Elwese Prier Crabtree. She was a homemaker and a member of Trinity Temple Church of God at Arkadelphia...
Ranotta Perry (07/29/03)
Ranotta Ann Simmons Perry, 50, of Batesville died July 19, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 16, 1952, at Kansas City, Mo., she was the daughter of Charles and Imogene Watson Simmons. She was a social worker and a member of First Baptist Church of Batesville...
Rita Perkey (07/08/03)
Rita Lynn Perkey, 40, of Maumelle died July 4, 2003, at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock after a short but vigilant battle with cancer. Born Sept. 27, 1962, at Batesville, she was the daughter of Charles W. and Wanda Phillips Perkey. She was a 1980 graduate of Cave City High School and a graduate of Arkansas State University, a registered nurse for the Little Rock Family Planning, a member of Arkansas Nurses Association and was a member of First United Methodist Church at Cave City...
Robert McCracken (07/29/03)
Robert Gilbert McCracken, 15, of Cave City died July 25, 2003, in Clarksville. Born Nov. 12, 1987, at Calico Rock, he was a precious son of Dale and Cindy McCracken and Mitchell White. He was a 10th grade student at Mount Pleasant High School, a member of the senior boys basketball team, a member of FFA, a member of Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist Church and a member of Fools 4 Christ Drama Team...
Ruth Clausing (07/22/03)
Ruth Norene Clausing, 58, of Thayer, Mo., died July 3, 2003, in Thayer. Born Nov. 24, 1944, in Mendon, Mo., she was the daughter of Ralph Fry and Wilma Clark Fry. She married John Clausing July 16, 1978, in Bucklin, Mo. She was a homemaker and a registered dietitian. She was a native American Cherokee and a member of Cherokee Village Lutheran Church...
Peter Summers (07/08/03)
Peter C. Summers, 76, of Bloomington, Ill., formerly of Wapella, Ill., died July 1, 2003, at Bromenn Regional Medical Center in Normal, Ill. Born Jan. 28, 1927, in Wapella, he was the son of Edward and Nellie G. Craft Hamilton. He married Louise Cook Aug. 27, 1950, in Bloomington...
Olean Crumley (07/29/03)
Olean L. Crumley, 76, of Cave City died July 23, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 30, 1927, at the Cedar Grove community, she was the daughter of Jessie and Sarah James Liles. She was retired from International Shoe Factory and was a member of Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church...
Nina Carter (07/15/03)
Nina Jean Campbell Carter, 64, of Batesville died July 8, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 30, 1938, at Sandtown, she was the daughter of Earnest C. and Belva E. Hastings Campbell. She was a homemaker and a member of Pool's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church...
Marjory Quain (07/29/03)
Marjory Elizabeth "Betty" Quain, 75, of Ash Flat died July 26, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Feb. 18, 1928, in Detroit, she was the daughter of Noah Adams and Agnos Bateman Adams. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village and a member of St. Michael's Altar Society...
Martha Oliver (07/29/03)
Martha Elaine Oliver, 53, of Batesville died July 23, 2003, at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. Born July 25, 1949, at Batesville, she was the daughter of Robert Burns and Vesta Lee Denton Baker. She was a retired nurse and a member of Rehobeth Baptist Church in Moorefield...
Margaret Ohrem (07/22/03)
Margaret Ohrem, 88, of Ash Flat died July 15, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. She was born in Chicago and resided in Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Survivors include her husband, Frank Ohrem of Long Meadow Nursing Home in Malvern; two sons -- George Riggs of Bull Shoals, and Joseph Ohrem of Crystal Lake, Ill.; two daughters -- Rosemarie Morris of Hardy, and Beverly Domrese of Ingleside, Ill.; a sister, Martha Ethridge of Kalispell, Mont; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.. ...
Mitzi Morgans (07/01/03)
Mitzi Meta Belle Morgans, 77, of Kingsburg, Calif., died May 25, 2003. Born in Hecla, S.D., she was the daughter of Chester and Caroline Wilmsen. She was kind to all who knew her and she will be greatly missed. Some of her most fulfilling activities were reading, crossword puzzles, crafts of all types, sewing, bird watching and enjoying all aspects of nature. She always had time for her children, grandchildren and friends. She never had a second thought to stop what she was doing to help anyone...
Mildred Holowell (07/29/03)
Mildred Holowell, 75, of Mount Pleasant died July 23, 2003, at Wood Lawn Nursing Home in Batesville. Born May 9, 1928, at Lafferty, she was the daughter o Thomas Boyd and Dona Hall Brooks. She was a homemaker and a member of Lafferty Community Church...
Martha Blessinger (07/29/03)
Martha Rachel Blessinger, 73, of Cherokee Village died July 25, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Aug. 6, 1929, in Orange County, Ind., she was the daughter of Charlie Terrell and Bertha Mae Owen Terrell. She worked in a furniture store for many years. She moved to the Sharp County area 10 years ago from Loogootee, Ind...
Mildred Dietsche (07/01/03)
Mildred "Millie" Geneva Clay Dietsche, 90, of Hardy died June 29, 2003. Born March 24, 1913, in a pine grove near Wild Cherry, she was the daughter of R.N. and Laura Sears Clay. She attended Arkansas State College in Jonesboro. She was a teacher at Viola, her alma mater, and in several rural one-room type schools...
Larry Sanders (07/15/03)
Larry Eugene Sanders, 50, of Hardy died July 8, 2003, at his home. Born Sept. 15, 1952, in Sacramento, Calif., he was the son of Ida Mae McDaniel Sanders and Eugene Frank Sanders. He was a lineman for Sierra Pacific Power Co. in Nevada. Survivors include his mother of Hardy; a son, Jacob Lee Sanders of Reno, Nev.; and a sister, Carol Marquez of Hardy...
Larry Lyons (07/29/03)
Larry Kent Lyons, 46, of Cherokee Village died July 20, 2003, at his home. Born July 26, 1956, in Peoria, Ill., he was the son of Marie Wheaton Steele and Lewis Clinton Lyons. He was a construction carpenter and a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Ravenden Springs...
LeRoy Meadows (07/08/03)
LeRoy Vernon Meadows, 93, of Cherokee Village died July 5, 2003, at his home. Born Oct. 31, 1909, in Illinois, he was the son of Lillian Boster and Amos Meadows. He retired as a milkman in Chicago and moved to Cherokee Village and became active in the community. ...
Laverne Lau (07/15/03)
Laverne Joseph Lau, 89, of Cherokee Village died July 8, 2003, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hot Springs. Born Aug. 11, 1913, in Harvey, Ill., he was the son of Emil Otto Lau and Theresa Cuddigan Lau. He married Marion Gibson Oct. 7, 1939, in Harvey. ...
Lyndon Jackson (07/29/03)
The Rev. Dr. Lyndon M. Jackson, 82, died July 15, 2003, in Dallas. He was born Aug. 21, 1920, in Oilton, Okla. He was a graduate of Austin College and Austin Seminary, and was awarded an honorary doctorate from Arkansas College in 1987. He was a retired minister who served several churches in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. ...
Loper Chism (07/29/03)
Loper W. Chism, 75, of Horseshoe Bend died at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home July 24, 2003. He was born in Chesterfield, Ill., and worked as a heavy equipment operator. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth of the home; a son, Steven W. ...
Les Adam (07/15/03)
Les Adam, 60, of Cherokee Village died July 5, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born July 2, 1943, in Wetonka, S.D., he was the son of Viola Melhoff and Fred Adam. He founded AZ Industries in Temecula, Calif., which had been in operation for several years before moving the operation to Highland in December 1989. It is still in operation today...
Kyle Ryan Belt (07/08/03)
Kyle Ryan Belt, age 1, of Cherokee Village died July 2, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 15, 2001, in Batesville, he was the son of Mike S. Belt and Tina L. Thacker Belt. Survivors include his parents; a sister, Amber of the home; a brother, Michael of the home; maternal grandmother, Imalene Thacker of Cave City; paternal grandfather, Gary Belt of Malden, Mo.; paternal grandmother, Judy Belt of Jonesboro; and paternal great-grandparents, Ruth and Leon Belt of Malden.. ...
J. Pointon Jr. (07/22/03)
J. Pointon Jr. Joesph Bentz Pointon Jr., 79, died July 9, 2003, in Mountain Home. Born June 13, 1923, in Stillwell, Ind., he was the son of Joseph Bentz Pointon and Gertrude Iola Antrim Pointon. He married Mary Helen Disbrow Dec. 25, 1942, at LaPorte, Ind. ...
Jim Harris Jr. (07/22/03)
James "Jim" Edward Harris Jr., 87, of Cherokee Village died July 12, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 10, 1915, in Winona, Minn., he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Harris Sr. He served in the United States Navy as an aviation structural mechanic and worked 39 years as a production supervisor for the United States Navy in Alameda, Calif., before moving to Cherokee Village in 1976. ...
Juanita Chavira (07/01/03)
Juanita Chavira, 56, of Cave City died June 24, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 24, 1947, at Mission, Texas, she was the daughter of Francisco and Rosa Saldivar Chavira. She was a homemaker and a Christian. Survivors include a son, Victor Ortega of Cave City; a daughter, Sylvia Hernandez of Dallas, Texas; four brothers -- Jesus Chavira of Baytown, Texas, Albert Chavira of Abilene, Texas, Ramiro Chavira of Texas, and Frank Chavira of Plainview, Texas; three sisters -- Maria Moreno of Driscoll, Texas, Lupe Chavira and Rosaline Chavira, both of Texas.. ...
John Ciszewski (07/22/03)
John Harold Ciszewski, 65, of Mammoth Spring died July 7, 2003. Born June 14, 1938, in Chicago, he was the son of Edna Halsten Ciszewski and John Ciszewski. He was a member of the Chicago Police Department for 27 years (K-9 and homicide divisions). He was a former co-owner of Lakeview Dinette in Cherokee Village and a former district director of VFW Illiana Post 220 in Chicago...
John Ballard (07/29/03)
John R. Ballard, former justice of the peace and community leader in Cherokee Village, died July 25, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was 85. Ballard was justice of the peace from Cherokee Village, serving nine years on the Sharp County Quorum Court where he pushed for better accounting practices by the county. Prior to that he served as president of the Cherokee Village Suburban Improvement District Board of Commissioners for five years...
Hazel Adair (07/29/03)
Hazel Beatrice Adair, 87, of Magazine died July 21, 2003, at Booneville Community Hospital. Born Aug. 13, 1915, in Havana, she was the daughter of Albert Franklin and Mary Fannie Carpenter Baker. She retired after 22 years as a telephone operator for the Booneville Sanitarium. She was a homemaker and mother and was a member of Moores Chapel Community Church in Waveland...
Glenn Albrecht (07/15/03)
Glenn D. Albrecht, 62, of Hardy died July 6, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 23, 1941, at Gary, Ind., he was the son of Dortha Albrecht. He was a retired railroad engineer with EJ&E Railroad, a Mason, a Shriner and a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Area 2766 in Indiana. He was Catholic...
Eunice Ullian (07/01/03)
Eunice Lorraine Ullian, 84, of Ozark Acres died June 20, 2003, at her residence. Born March 26, 1919, in Joliet, Ill., she was the daughter of Clarence and Cecilia Frost. She married Joseph Ullian Nov. 6, 1948, in Pocahontas. She was a homemaker and a member of Peace Lutheran Church of Cherokee Village...
Eldora Schuknecht (07/08/03)
Eldora S. Schuknecht, 71, of Williford died July 1, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born April 20, 1933, in New Hartford, Iowa, she was the daughter of George Harrington and Jessie Niefield Harrington. She worked for Toro Manufacturing and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Diabetic Support Group...
Eunice Farless (07/29/03)
Eunice Fern Farless, 95, of Ash Flat died July 25, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Jan. 30, 1908, in Ash Flat, she was the daughter of Clinton Farless and Maryetta Evans Farless. She graduated from Ash Flat High School and attended college at Jonesboro, where she received her teacher's certificate. ...
Everett Clover (07/22/03)
Everett Joseph "E.J." Clover, 43, of Piedmont, Mo, died July 6, 2003, at his home. Born Dec. 20, 1959, in St. Louis, he was the son of Everett L. Clover and Dorothy DeClue Clover. He had worked for Worley Log and Lumber Company and had lived in Piedmont for several years. He was married to Kathleen Sisson at Piedmont. He was an active member of Harvest Baptist Church and loved his family and church family...
Cleaty Howell (07/15/03)
Cleaty McHatton Howell, 93, of Cave City died July 5, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 8, 1909, at Cherry Valley, she was the daughter of John Wesley and Maggie Louis Garland. She was a homemaker and a member of Sidney Baptist Church...
Carl Lotz (07/08/03)
Carl Lotz, 68, of Cherokee Village died July 4, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System. For 11 years Lotz was advertising manager for the Cherokee Villager/Villager Journal, and through his job he made countless friends in the Quad Cities and surrounding area. ...
Charles Anderson (07/15/03)
Charles Duane Anderson, 65, of Cave City died July 7, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Nov. 1, 1937, at Calamine, he was the son of Ernest and Atlas Dement Anderson. He was a member of Cave City First United Methodist Church and a member of the Board of Trustees. ...
Alden Dutton (07/01/03)
Alden Curtis "Curt" Dutton, 75, of Wamego, Kan., died June 22, 2003, at his home. He had lived with his daughter for four years, moving to Wamego from Cherokee Village. Born Nov. 30, 1927, in Springfield, Mass., he was the son of Alden Curtis and Madalene Sullivan Dutton. He attended schools in Springfield and New York City. He served in the United States Army Constabulary Forces in the Army Occupation of Germany following World War II...