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Obituaries from October 2003

Goldie Edington (10/02/03)
Goldie Constant Edington, 88, of Guion, Ark., died Sept. 22, 2003. Survivors include three children -- Dorothy Lovelady of Guion; a son and daughter-in-law, William and Nora Edington of Wiseman, Ark.; and a daughter and son-in-law, Velda and Larry Garner of Sage, Ark; six grandchildren -- Rickie Pittman of Guion, Kaye Williams of Pleasant Plains, Ark., Cindy Halla of Calico Rock, Ark., Karl Garner of Wynne, Ark., Sandy Whitney of Springfield, Mo., and Sonya Balger of Okeona, Ohio; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters --Faye Burgess of Wenatchee, Wash., and Inez Long of Dry Den, Wash; and a sister-in-law, Ethel Lovelady of Guion, Ark.. ...
Ronald P. Nelson (10/02/03)
Ronald P. Nelson, 71, of Warrensburg, Mo., formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died Sept. 25, 2003, at the Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. He was born Jan. 18, 1932, in Marion, Ohio. He was married to Bonnie Horton on May 8, 1954, in Wichita, and worked for over 25 years in the claims department for Dorth Coombs Insurance in Wichita, Kan. ...
Samuel Savage (10/02/03)
Samuel Savage was born March 5, 1918, in Portageville, Mo., and died Sept. 19, 2003. He was a man of little formal education which was common during the 20s and 30s. At a young age he was forced to be the wage earner and father figure for his mother and seven young siblings because his father suffered injuries in France during World War I, which became permanent disabilities and forced him to spend the latter years of his life in the Veterans' Hospital in Little Rock. ...
Audie Marie Arnold (10/02/03)
Audie Marie Arnold, age 92 of Horseshoe Bend, died Sept. 22, 2003, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County at Calico Rock. She was born April 17, 1911, to Nathan Monroe and Mary Atlanta Georgia Graves Felton at Gamaliel, Ark., and was a housewife, and a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Logan Lee Hankins (10/02/03)
Logan Lee Hankins, 41, of Cherokee Village, died Sept. 16, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 24, 1961, in Independ-ence, Mo., the son of the Rex Wayne Hankins and Lillie Moore Hankins of Odessa, Mo. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army as a drill sergeant...
Raymond Clifton (10/02/03)
Raymond Leslie Clifton, 75, of Carlsbad, N.M., died Sept. 25, 2003, in Odessa, Texas. He was born July 8, 1928, at Young County, Texas, son of Leslie and Louise Wise Clifton. He was a retired diary farmer and a member of Mid American Dairy Association. He was a former resident of Viola and loved to fish and hunt. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church...
Rose Buckingham (10/02/03)
Rose Bernice Buckingham, 93, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 29, 2003, at Ash Flat, Ark. She was born Jan. 24, 1910, in Fremont, Mich., daughter of Marshal Paxson and Nettie Johnson Paxson. She was a member of United Methodist Church in Princeton, Minn., where she also belonged to the Priscilla Circle. She was a member of the Eastern Star, the VFW Auxiliary and was a homemaker...
Lela Mae Hubbs (10/02/03)
Lela Mae Hubbs, 70, of Horseshoe Bend, died Sept. 12, 2003, at the St. Louis University Hospital. She was born March 5, 1933, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Albert and Ruth Hastings Watkins. She was retired from Flosheim Shoe Company in Anna, Ill., where she worked as a top stitcher. ...
Zola McLeod (10/02/03)
Zola McLeod, 93, of Cave City, died Sept. 26, 2003, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. She was born May 10, 1910, at Cave City to Thomas Newton and Mintie Arrow Baxter Burge. She was a homemaker and a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Cave City...
Esther Pauline Langley (10/02/03)
Esther Pauline Langley, daughter of the late Jesse Everett Rolen and Ora Hollis Rolen, was born April 4, 1916, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Sept. 25, 2003, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 87. She was united in marriage Sept. 22, 1933, in Thayer, Mo., to Hoy Langley who preceded her in death in Aug. 23, 1987...
Angel Nalley (10/02/03)
Angel Jessica Lee Nalley, of Calico Rock, Ark., daughter of Shelley Nalley and Tommy Nalley, was born April 5, 1992, in Conway, Ark. She departed this life Sept. 28, 2003, at the age of 11 years, five months and 23 days. She was a fifth grade student at the Calico Rock Elementary School...
Lillian Liewald (10/02/03)
Lillian Liewald, 100, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 26, 2003, at the Randolph County Medical Center in Pocahontas. She was born April 6, 1903, in Ewing, Ill., daughter of Marian Lester Williams and Della Meadows Williams. She worked for 48 years as a dietician for the state of Illinois and acted as the governor's liaison for all dieticians in the state of Illinois. ...
Laura Marie Harrison (10/02/03)
Laura Marie Harrison, daughter of Nedra Jewell Hice and the late Granvel Lee Hice, was born Feb. 10, 1951, in McNeal, Ariz., and died Sept. 23, 2003, in Koshkonong, at the age of 52. She was married on Nov. 25, 1972 in the Nebo Pentecostal Church in Alton to Herbert Dale Harrison...
Ethel Mary Lovelady (10/09/03)
Ethel Mary Edington Lovelady, 86, daughter of the late Thomas Edington and Sally Hall Edington, was born March 23, 1917, near Guion, Ark. She died Sept. 22, 2003, in Melbourne, Ark. She was married to Dorden Lovelady. During her working years she worked as a fruit packer in Washington. She attended the Guion Church of Christ...
May H. Vaughters (10/09/03)
May H. Vaughters, 87, of Little Rock, Ark., formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 4, 2003. She retired from General Service Administration in Washington D.C., and was a former member of the Cherokee Village Water Board and the hospital gift shop...
Deloris Diane McCollum (10/09/03)
Deloris Diane McCollum of Morriston, Ark., daughter of Oneta Jean Ellis Branscum and the late Joseph Eldon Branscum was born April 8, 1957, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. She entered eternal rest Oct. 2, 2003, at Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 46 years, five months and 24 days...
Arnold Peter Putensen (10/09/03)
Arnold Peter Putensen, son of the late John Wilhelm Putensen and Alvena Holms Putensen, was born June 26, 1914, in Holstein, Iowa. He died Sept. 30, 2003, in Mount Pleasant, Ark., at the age of 89. He was married to Charlotte Wood in 1940 and to this union two children were born. During his working years, Arnold was a farmer. He attended St. Paul Lutheran Church in Holstein, Iowa...
George "Eddy" Perkins (10/09/03)
George Edward (Eddy) Perkins, of Salem, Ark., son of Pearl Ball Perkins and the late Hasadore Perkins was born Sept. 15, 1931 in Camp, Ark. He died Sept. 28, 2003, at Salem at the age of 72. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a machine operator/inspector for Caterpillar, Inc...
Dale Frank Wade (10/09/03)
Dale Frank Wade, 73, of Deepwater, Mo., formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died Sept. 12, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 23, 1929, in Ash Flat to Willis Edward and Viola Spaugh Wade. He married the former Gertrude Hamm, who preceded him in death. He was employed as a painter for Holiday Inn Motel in Oklahoma City, Okla., and was a member of the Baptist faith...
Billy Gerald Nettles (10/09/03)
Billy Gerald Nettles, 65, of Olive Branch, Miss., died Sept. 27, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Desoto in Southhaven, Miss. He was a member of Goodman Oaks Church of Christ in Southhaven, and Salem Church in Christ in Salem, Ark.; He was a member of Memphis Re-tired Fire Fighters Association; International Association of Fire Fighters Local 1784 and National Guard...
Joel David Lofton (10/09/03)
Memorial services for 66-year-old Joel David Lofton of Thayer, Mo., were Oct. 2, 2003, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Rev. Bruce Lofton officiating. Survivors include his wife, Barbara of the home in Thayer; one son, Jeffrey David Lofton and wife, Melissa of Nixa, Mo.; his mother, Minervia Lofton of Kerman, Calif.; two grandhcildren -- Hannah and Chloe Lofton; one step-grnadson, Mark Dunstan; one brother, Russell Lofton of Kerman, Calif.; three sisters -- Helen Parrott of Lake, Miss., Ruth Hendrix of Fresno, Calif., and Sarah McGowne of West Plains, Mo.; and several neices and nephews.. ...
Anita Louise Smith (10/09/03)
Anita Louise Smith of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Coy and Hazel McClain Malone was born March 24, 1939, in Tulsa, Okla. She died Oct. 4, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 64 years, six months and ten days. She was united in marriage to C.O. ...
Terri Jean Roberts (10/09/03)
Terri Jean Roberts, 38, of Hardy, Ark. died Sept. 25, 2003 at her mother's home in Mountain Home. She was born Dec. 26, 1964 in Highland, Ill., daughter of Alta Criss Pullen of Mountain Home and the late James Myers. She was the owner of Groomers Edge in Ash Flat and was a homemaker. She was a member of First Assembly of God in Highland...
Gertrude Langston (10/09/03)
Gertrude Langston, 98, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late George Asbury Billingsley and Susie Catherine Rudasill Billingsley, was born Feb. 26, 1905, in Glencoe, Ark. She died Sept. 28, 2003, at St. Frances Nursing Home in Memphis, Tenn. She was married to Odas Langston in 1923. To this union five children were born. She was a nursing assistant and was employed by Dr. Gunthner for over 20 years. She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Lewis Armstrong (10/09/03)
Lewis Jefferson Armstrong, 70, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 1, 2003, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born at Hardy, Ark., June 26, 1933, the son of the late Alvin and Sarah Alzadia Break Armstrong. He was united in marriage to the former Norma Jean Watkins Oct. 8, 1955. He was a logger having owned and operated his own sawmill for 30 years and was of the Baptist faith...
Lethia Mae Jared (10/09/03)
Lethia Mae Jared, of Castle, Okla., daughter of the late John Allen Stroud and Elizabeth Mooney Stroud, was born Nov. 22, 1920, in Izard County, Ark. She died Sept. 27, 2003 at Creek Nation Memorial Hospital in Okemah, Okla., at the age of 82. She was united in marriage to Auddist Hollingsworth on Oct. ...
Ruby Newton Davis (10/09/03)
Ruby Newton Davis, 73, of Bakersfield, Mo., daughter of the late John Henry and Veda Ethel Skelton Newton was born July 9, 1930, in Elizabeth, Ark. She died Sept. 30, 2003, at West Plains, Mo. She spent her working years as a housewife, mother, foster mother and worked for the Essex Lumber Company and the JC Penney Company...
James E. Nash (10/31/03)
James E. Nash, 74, of Cave City, died Oct. 21, 2003, at his home. He was born Feb. 24, 1929, at Tuckerman, Ark., to George Lee and Lena Foley Nash. He was an Army veteran of Korea and Vietnam having retired after 20 years of service and was a member of Vince Street Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville...
Clair Duane Bass (10/31/03)
Clair Duane Bass of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 19, 2003, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. He was 83. Born April 18, 1920, at Barberton, Ohio, he was the son of Frances and Virginia Bass. He was a World War II veteran of the Navy; a member of VFW; a life member of United Methodist Church; a member of Illinois Club of Horseshoe Bend; active in church activities; a member of the railroad club and AARP. ...
Donald Henley (10/31/03)
Donald Henley, son of the late John and Minnie Henley died Oct. 20, 2003, in Oak Grove, Mo., at the age of 69. He was born in Mammoth Spring. He is survived by his wife, Dorthy; his daughter, Donna; and two granddaughters. Don was a member of the Elks...
Lanty Laman Goforth (10/31/03)
Lanty Laman Goforth, 74, of Pleasant Plains died Oct. 21, 2003, at his home in Pleasant Plains. He was born July 23, 1929, at Batesville, Ark., to Elver Lanty and Maggie Roberts Goforth. He was a retired contractor and a Christian. Survivors include three sons, Danny Goforth of Austin, Ark., Richard Goforth of Lynn, and Lantz Goforth of Pleasant Plains; a daughter, Sherry Landers of Batesville; three brothers -- Zeb Goforth and Billy Goforth, both of Batesville, and James Goforth of Denmark; 11 grandchildren -- Tracy Goforth of Alexander, Peggy Goforth of Austin, Eric Goforth, Jesse Goforth, Angela Goforth and Jeremy Goforth, all of Lynn, Chris Goforth and Hunter Goforth, both of Pleasant Plains, Tanya Landers and Patrick Landers both of Batesville and Shelley Carson of Jacksonville; fifteen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.. ...
Ronald Glenn Burnett (10/31/03)
David Arnold Johann Sr., 51, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 22, 2003, near Jonesboro, Ark. He was born Aug. 20, 1952, in Rockford, Ill., where he had lived prior to moving to Pleasant Plains, where he lived for 10 years. He later moved to Cherokee Village where he lived for the past 11 years. He was an owner/truck driver until his retirement. He was a member of the Wilson Masonic Lodge a Hardy...
Edith Oleva Wood (10/31/03)
Edith Oleva Wood, 91, of Mountain Grove, Mo., formerly of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late John Duncan and Lucy Cordelia Haynes Short was born Oct. 26, 1911, in Sturkie, Ark. She died Oct. 18 at Autumn Oaks Caring Center in Mountain Grove, Mo. She married Troy Berton Wood Dec. ...
Nell Youngblood Carr (10/31/03)
Nell Youngblood Carr of Houston, Texas, formerly of Thayer, Mo., was born May 4, 1909, in Marionville, Mo., and died Oct. 6, 2003, in Houston at the age of 94. She resided in Houston for the last 35 years. She married William Lawrence Carr and to this union one daughter was born. He preceded her in death Sept. 17, 1989...
Hazel Bowers Laman (10/31/03)
Hazel Mae Bowers Laman, devoted wife and loving mother, died Oct. 24, 2003 at her home in Parkway Village. She was 81 years old. Mrs. Laman was born May 6, 1922 in Calamine, Arkansas to the late Oscar and Mary Jane Bowers. She was a graduate of nearby Cave City High School. It was there that she met her loving husband of 59 years, the late J. T. Laman...
Ivy Lee Albano (10/31/03)
Ivy Lee Albano, 76, of Cherokee Village, died Oct. 17, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Divernon, Ill., she lived much of her life in Chicago before moving to Cherokee Village 22 years ago. She was a homemaker, a member of the Cherokee Village Women's Golf Association and Monday Morning Women's Bowling League...
Tracy Marie Huckabee (10/31/03)
Tracy Marie Huckabee, 24, of Nelsonville, died Oct. 22, 2003, a her home. Born May 17, 1979, at Batesville, she was the daughter of Rick Haughom and Teresa Gilbrech Norris. She was homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Damein Huckabee of Nelsonville; her father, Rick Haughom of Southside; her mother and stepfather, Teresa and James Norris of Cave City; a brother, Anthony Dewitt of Cave City; two sisters -- April Haughom of Cave City and Amanda Pritchard of Midway, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
David Johann Sr. (10/31/03)
David Arnold Johann Sr., 51, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 22, 2003, near Jonesboro, Ark. He was born Aug. 20, 1952, in Rockford, Ill., where he had lived prior to moving to Pleasant Plains, where he lived for 10 years. He later moved to Cherokee Village where he lived for the past 11 years. He was an owner/truck driver until his retirement. He was a member of the Wilson Masonic Lodge at Hardy...
Janice V. Price (10/31/03)
Mrs. Janice V. Price, 81, passed away Oct. 18, 2003, in Muskegon, Mich. She was born March 27, 1922, to Joseph and Mertie Grove Parth in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., and lived in several different areas before moving to the Muskegon area. She loved to garden, and had the name of the "Garden Lady," enjoyed ceramics, and crocheted booties for the Crisis Pregnancy Center in Arkansas. ...
Edward Lynn Carrier (10/31/03)
Edward Lynn Carrier, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 19, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He wa born Dec. 20, 1927, in Knoxville, Tenn., son of the late Kathryn M. Hill and Paul Edward Carrier. He was employed by Civil Service NASA Weapons Com-mand; was a member of Ash Flat Baptist Church a member of the Elks, Mason Lodge 235 of Tacoma, Wash., and was a veteran of the Navy, having served on USS James E. Kyes during World War II...
Sidney Gipson Sr. (10/31/03)
Sidney Howard Gipson Sr., age 53, of Pocahontas, Ark., formerly of Poughkeepsie, died Oct. 24, 2003, at his residence. Born Aug. 19, 1950, at Sika, Ark., he was the son of and Imo Ruth Wilkerson Gipson. He was a logger having worked for various sawmills and was a member of Pleasant Ridge Community Church...
Vera Marissa Crow (10/31/03)
Vera Marissa Crow, of Viola, Ark., daughter of William "Bill" Vernon and Roxanne Jones Crow was born March 29, 1982, in Salem, Ark. She died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident Oct. 20, 2003, at Hardy, Ark., at the age of 21 years. Marissa graduated from Viola High School, was valedictorian of her class, and was attending Williams Baptist College at Walnut Ridge, Ark., where she was an English major...
James Thurl Dillard (10/31/03)
James Thurl Dillard, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late James Arlin Dillard and Sarah Francis Blevins Dillard, was born March 31, 1924, in Oxford, Ark. He died Oct. 23, 2003, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 79 years. He married Rheta Moss Jan. 8, 1955, in Melbourne, Ark. and to this union four children were born. He was corporal in the United States Army and served in World War II...
Eara Lee Nicholson (10/31/03)
Eara Lee Wooldridge Nicholson, 77, of Jonesboro, formerly of Cherokee Village died Oct. 19, 2003, at a Jonesboro hospital. She was born Jan. 19, 1926, at Cave City, to James (Jim) and Lillie Ann Wooldridge. She was a homemaker, enjoyed square dancing, round dancing and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village...
Beverly Austin Garner (10/31/03)
Beverly Austin Garner, 75, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 23, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born July 31, 1928, in Hardy, he was the son of the Rev. Robert A. and Clara Haskins Garner. He married Lois Holt in November of 1948. ...
Mirleene Jackson (10/31/03)
Mirleene Jackson, 73, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 22, 2003, at North Arkansas Life Care Center at Horseshoe Bend. She was a cook and a homemaker. Born at Monette, she lived most of her life in the Evening Shade area. She was a member of Myron Baptist Church.Survivors include one son, Rickey Jackson of Evening Shade; one grandson, Nathan Jackson of Violet Hill; one granddaughter, Tanya Wood of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters -- Bernice Hall of Benton Harbor, Mich., Irene Jackson of Murry, Ky.; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Maxine Bruce (10/31/03)
Maxine Bruce, 76, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2003, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born April 17, 1927. Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Feurst of Horseshoe Bend.Arrangements are incomplete, but will be under the direction of Heath Funeral Home Oak Hill Chapel of Hardy...
Bethel Arnold Moody (10/31/03)
Bethel Arnold Moody was born Oct. 30, 1926, in Calico Rock, Ark., the daughter of Bud and Mollie Lucy. She died Oct. 22, 2003, in Harrison, Ark., at the age of 76 years. She was a member of Eagle Heights Baptist Church in Harrison.She married Thurla Arnold who preceded her in death. To this union one son, Gary Stephen Arnold was born. Gary preceded her in death, as did her parents...
Angel Nalley (10/02/03)
Angel Jessica Lee Nalley, of Calico Rock, Ark., daughter of Shelley Nalley and Tommy Nalley, was born April 5, 1992, in Conway, Ark. She departed this life Sept. 28, 2003, at the age of 11 years, five months and 23 days. She was a fifth grade student at the Calico Rock Elementary School...
Samuel Savage (10/02/03)
Samuel Savage was born March 5, 1918, in Portageville, Mo., and died Sept. 19, 2003. He was a man of little formal education which was common during the 20s and 30s. At a young age he was forced to be the wage earner and father figure for his mother and seven young siblings because his father suffered injuries in France during World War I, which became permanent disabilities and forced him to spend the latter years of his life in the Veterans' Hospital in Little Rock. ...
Ronald P. Nelson (10/02/03)
Ronald P. Nelson, 71, of Warrensburg, Mo., formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died Sept. 25, 2003, at the Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. He was born Jan. 18, 1932, in Marion, Ohio. He was married to Bonnie Horton on May 8, 1954, in Wichita, and worked for over 25 years in the claims department for Dorth Coombs Insurance in Wichita, Kan. ...
Goldie Edington (10/02/03)
Goldie Constant Edington, 88, of Guion, Ark., died Sept. 22, 2003. Survivors include three children -- Dorothy Lovelady of Guion; a son and daughter-in-law, William and Nora Edington of Wiseman, Ark.; and a daughter and son-in-law, Velda and Larry Garner of Sage, Ark; six grandchildren -- Rickie Pittman of Guion, Kaye Williams of Pleasant Plains, Ark., Cindy Halla of Calico Rock, Ark., Karl Garner of Wynne, Ark., Sandy Whitney of Springfield, Mo., and Sonya Balger of Okeona, Ohio; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters --Faye Burgess of Wenatchee, Wash., and Inez Long of Dry Den, Wash; and a sister-in-law, Ethel Lovelady of Guion, Ark.. ...
Audie Marie Arnold (10/02/03)
Audie Marie Arnold, age 92 of Horseshoe Bend, died Sept. 22, 2003, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County at Calico Rock. She was born April 17, 1911, to Nathan Monroe and Mary Atlanta Georgia Graves Felton at Gamaliel, Ark., and was a housewife, and a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Zola McLeod (10/02/03)
Zola McLeod, 93, of Cave City, died Sept. 26, 2003, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. She was born May 10, 1910, at Cave City to Thomas Newton and Mintie Arrow Baxter Burge. She was a homemaker and a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Cave City...
Logan Lee Hankins (10/02/03)
Logan Lee Hankins, 41, of Cherokee Village, died Sept. 16, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 24, 1961, in Independ-ence, Mo., the son of the Rex Wayne Hankins and Lillie Moore Hankins of Odessa, Mo. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army as a drill sergeant...
Raymond Clifton (10/02/03)
Raymond Leslie Clifton, 75, of Carlsbad, N.M., died Sept. 25, 2003, in Odessa, Texas. He was born July 8, 1928, at Young County, Texas, son of Leslie and Louise Wise Clifton. He was a retired diary farmer and a member of Mid American Dairy Association. He was a former resident of Viola and loved to fish and hunt. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church...
Rose Buckingham (10/02/03)
Rose Bernice Buckingham, 93, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 29, 2003, at Ash Flat, Ark. She was born Jan. 24, 1910, in Fremont, Mich., daughter of Marshal Paxson and Nettie Johnson Paxson. She was a member of United Methodist Church in Princeton, Minn., where she also belonged to the Priscilla Circle. She was a member of the Eastern Star, the VFW Auxiliary and was a homemaker...
Lela Mae Hubbs (10/02/03)
Lela Mae Hubbs, 70, of Horseshoe Bend, died Sept. 12, 2003, at the St. Louis University Hospital. She was born March 5, 1933, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Albert and Ruth Hastings Watkins. She was retired from Flosheim Shoe Company in Anna, Ill., where she worked as a top stitcher. ...
Laura Marie Harrison (10/02/03)
Laura Marie Harrison, daughter of Nedra Jewell Hice and the late Granvel Lee Hice, was born Feb. 10, 1951, in McNeal, Ariz., and died Sept. 23, 2003, in Koshkonong, at the age of 52. She was married on Nov. 25, 1972 in the Nebo Pentecostal Church in Alton to Herbert Dale Harrison...
Lillian Liewald (10/02/03)
Lillian Liewald, 100, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 26, 2003, at the Randolph County Medical Center in Pocahontas. She was born April 6, 1903, in Ewing, Ill., daughter of Marian Lester Williams and Della Meadows Williams. She worked for 48 years as a dietician for the state of Illinois and acted as the governor's liaison for all dieticians in the state of Illinois. ...
Esther Pauline Langley (10/02/03)
Esther Pauline Langley, daughter of the late Jesse Everett Rolen and Ora Hollis Rolen, was born April 4, 1916, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Sept. 25, 2003, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 87. She was united in marriage Sept. 22, 1933, in Thayer, Mo., to Hoy Langley who preceded her in death in Aug. 23, 1987...
Deloris Diane McCollum (10/09/03)
Deloris Diane McCollum of Morriston, Ark., daughter of Oneta Jean Ellis Branscum and the late Joseph Eldon Branscum was born April 8, 1957, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. She entered eternal rest Oct. 2, 2003, at Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 46 years, five months and 24 days...
Arnold Peter Putensen (10/09/03)
Arnold Peter Putensen, son of the late John Wilhelm Putensen and Alvena Holms Putensen, was born June 26, 1914, in Holstein, Iowa. He died Sept. 30, 2003, in Mount Pleasant, Ark., at the age of 89. He was married to Charlotte Wood in 1940 and to this union two children were born. During his working years, Arnold was a farmer. He attended St. Paul Lutheran Church in Holstein, Iowa...
George "Eddy" Perkins (10/09/03)
George Edward (Eddy) Perkins, of Salem, Ark., son of Pearl Ball Perkins and the late Hasadore Perkins was born Sept. 15, 1931 in Camp, Ark. He died Sept. 28, 2003, at Salem at the age of 72. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a machine operator/inspector for Caterpillar, Inc...
May H. Vaughters (10/09/03)
May H. Vaughters, 87, of Little Rock, Ark., formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 4, 2003. She retired from General Service Administration in Washington D.C., and was a former member of the Cherokee Village Water Board and the hospital gift shop...
Terri Jean Roberts (10/09/03)
Terri Jean Roberts, 38, of Hardy, Ark. died Sept. 25, 2003 at her mother's home in Mountain Home. She was born Dec. 26, 1964 in Highland, Ill., daughter of Alta Criss Pullen of Mountain Home and the late James Myers. She was the owner of Groomers Edge in Ash Flat and was a homemaker. She was a member of First Assembly of God in Highland...
Joel David Lofton (10/09/03)
Memorial services for 66-year-old Joel David Lofton of Thayer, Mo., were Oct. 2, 2003, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Rev. Bruce Lofton officiating. Survivors include his wife, Barbara of the home in Thayer; one son, Jeffrey David Lofton and wife, Melissa of Nixa, Mo.; his mother, Minervia Lofton of Kerman, Calif.; two grandhcildren -- Hannah and Chloe Lofton; one step-grnadson, Mark Dunstan; one brother, Russell Lofton of Kerman, Calif.; three sisters -- Helen Parrott of Lake, Miss., Ruth Hendrix of Fresno, Calif., and Sarah McGowne of West Plains, Mo.; and several neices and nephews.. ...
Lethia Mae Jared (10/09/03)
Lethia Mae Jared, of Castle, Okla., daughter of the late John Allen Stroud and Elizabeth Mooney Stroud, was born Nov. 22, 1920, in Izard County, Ark. She died Sept. 27, 2003 at Creek Nation Memorial Hospital in Okemah, Okla., at the age of 82. She was united in marriage to Auddist Hollingsworth on Oct. ...
Ethel Mary Lovelady (10/09/03)
Ethel Mary Edington Lovelady, 86, daughter of the late Thomas Edington and Sally Hall Edington, was born March 23, 1917, near Guion, Ark. She died Sept. 22, 2003, in Melbourne, Ark. She was married to Dorden Lovelady. During her working years she worked as a fruit packer in Washington. She attended the Guion Church of Christ...
Lewis Armstrong (10/09/03)
Lewis Jefferson Armstrong, 70, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 1, 2003, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born at Hardy, Ark., June 26, 1933, the son of the late Alvin and Sarah Alzadia Break Armstrong. He was united in marriage to the former Norma Jean Watkins Oct. 8, 1955. He was a logger having owned and operated his own sawmill for 30 years and was of the Baptist faith...
Gertrude Langston (10/09/03)
Gertrude Langston, 98, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late George Asbury Billingsley and Susie Catherine Rudasill Billingsley, was born Feb. 26, 1905, in Glencoe, Ark. She died Sept. 28, 2003, at St. Frances Nursing Home in Memphis, Tenn. She was married to Odas Langston in 1923. To this union five children were born. She was a nursing assistant and was employed by Dr. Gunthner for over 20 years. She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Ruby Newton Davis (10/09/03)
Ruby Newton Davis, 73, of Bakersfield, Mo., daughter of the late John Henry and Veda Ethel Skelton Newton was born July 9, 1930, in Elizabeth, Ark. She died Sept. 30, 2003, at West Plains, Mo. She spent her working years as a housewife, mother, foster mother and worked for the Essex Lumber Company and the JC Penney Company...
Anita Louise Smith (10/09/03)
Anita Louise Smith of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Coy and Hazel McClain Malone was born March 24, 1939, in Tulsa, Okla. She died Oct. 4, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 64 years, six months and ten days. She was united in marriage to C.O. ...
Billy Gerald Nettles (10/09/03)
Billy Gerald Nettles, 65, of Olive Branch, Miss., died Sept. 27, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Desoto in Southhaven, Miss. He was a member of Goodman Oaks Church of Christ in Southhaven, and Salem Church in Christ in Salem, Ark.; He was a member of Memphis Re-tired Fire Fighters Association; International Association of Fire Fighters Local 1784 and National Guard...
Dale Frank Wade (10/09/03)
Dale Frank Wade, 73, of Deepwater, Mo., formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died Sept. 12, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 23, 1929, in Ash Flat to Willis Edward and Viola Spaugh Wade. He married the former Gertrude Hamm, who preceded him in death. He was employed as a painter for Holiday Inn Motel in Oklahoma City, Okla., and was a member of the Baptist faith...
Donald Henley (10/31/03)
Donald Henley, son of the late John and Minnie Henley died Oct. 20, 2003, in Oak Grove, Mo., at the age of 69. He was born in Mammoth Spring. He is survived by his wife, Dorthy; his daughter, Donna; and two granddaughters. Don was a member of the Elks...
James E. Nash (10/31/03)
James E. Nash, 74, of Cave City, died Oct. 21, 2003, at his home. He was born Feb. 24, 1929, at Tuckerman, Ark., to George Lee and Lena Foley Nash. He was an Army veteran of Korea and Vietnam having retired after 20 years of service and was a member of Vince Street Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville...
Ivy Lee Albano (10/31/03)
Ivy Lee Albano, 76, of Cherokee Village, died Oct. 17, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Divernon, Ill., she lived much of her life in Chicago before moving to Cherokee Village 22 years ago. She was a homemaker, a member of the Cherokee Village Women's Golf Association and Monday Morning Women's Bowling League...
Edith Oleva Wood (10/31/03)
Edith Oleva Wood, 91, of Mountain Grove, Mo., formerly of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late John Duncan and Lucy Cordelia Haynes Short was born Oct. 26, 1911, in Sturkie, Ark. She died Oct. 18 at Autumn Oaks Caring Center in Mountain Grove, Mo. She married Troy Berton Wood Dec. ...
Nell Youngblood Carr (10/31/03)
Nell Youngblood Carr of Houston, Texas, formerly of Thayer, Mo., was born May 4, 1909, in Marionville, Mo., and died Oct. 6, 2003, in Houston at the age of 94. She resided in Houston for the last 35 years. She married William Lawrence Carr and to this union one daughter was born. He preceded her in death Sept. 17, 1989...
Hazel Bowers Laman (10/31/03)
Hazel Mae Bowers Laman, devoted wife and loving mother, died Oct. 24, 2003 at her home in Parkway Village. She was 81 years old. Mrs. Laman was born May 6, 1922 in Calamine, Arkansas to the late Oscar and Mary Jane Bowers. She was a graduate of nearby Cave City High School. It was there that she met her loving husband of 59 years, the late J. T. Laman...
Lanty Laman Goforth (10/31/03)
Lanty Laman Goforth, 74, of Pleasant Plains died Oct. 21, 2003, at his home in Pleasant Plains. He was born July 23, 1929, at Batesville, Ark., to Elver Lanty and Maggie Roberts Goforth. He was a retired contractor and a Christian. Survivors include three sons, Danny Goforth of Austin, Ark., Richard Goforth of Lynn, and Lantz Goforth of Pleasant Plains; a daughter, Sherry Landers of Batesville; three brothers -- Zeb Goforth and Billy Goforth, both of Batesville, and James Goforth of Denmark; 11 grandchildren -- Tracy Goforth of Alexander, Peggy Goforth of Austin, Eric Goforth, Jesse Goforth, Angela Goforth and Jeremy Goforth, all of Lynn, Chris Goforth and Hunter Goforth, both of Pleasant Plains, Tanya Landers and Patrick Landers both of Batesville and Shelley Carson of Jacksonville; fifteen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.. ...
Ronald Glenn Burnett (10/31/03)
David Arnold Johann Sr., 51, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 22, 2003, near Jonesboro, Ark. He was born Aug. 20, 1952, in Rockford, Ill., where he had lived prior to moving to Pleasant Plains, where he lived for 10 years. He later moved to Cherokee Village where he lived for the past 11 years. He was an owner/truck driver until his retirement. He was a member of the Wilson Masonic Lodge a Hardy...
Clair Duane Bass (10/31/03)
Clair Duane Bass of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 19, 2003, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. He was 83. Born April 18, 1920, at Barberton, Ohio, he was the son of Frances and Virginia Bass. He was a World War II veteran of the Navy; a member of VFW; a life member of United Methodist Church; a member of Illinois Club of Horseshoe Bend; active in church activities; a member of the railroad club and AARP. ...
Beverly Austin Garner (10/31/03)
Beverly Austin Garner, 75, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 23, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born July 31, 1928, in Hardy, he was the son of the Rev. Robert A. and Clara Haskins Garner. He married Lois Holt in November of 1948. ...
Vera Marissa Crow (10/31/03)
Vera Marissa Crow, of Viola, Ark., daughter of William "Bill" Vernon and Roxanne Jones Crow was born March 29, 1982, in Salem, Ark. She died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident Oct. 20, 2003, at Hardy, Ark., at the age of 21 years. Marissa graduated from Viola High School, was valedictorian of her class, and was attending Williams Baptist College at Walnut Ridge, Ark., where she was an English major...
Sidney Gipson Sr. (10/31/03)
Sidney Howard Gipson Sr., age 53, of Pocahontas, Ark., formerly of Poughkeepsie, died Oct. 24, 2003, at his residence. Born Aug. 19, 1950, at Sika, Ark., he was the son of and Imo Ruth Wilkerson Gipson. He was a logger having worked for various sawmills and was a member of Pleasant Ridge Community Church...
Eara Lee Nicholson (10/31/03)
Eara Lee Wooldridge Nicholson, 77, of Jonesboro, formerly of Cherokee Village died Oct. 19, 2003, at a Jonesboro hospital. She was born Jan. 19, 1926, at Cave City, to James (Jim) and Lillie Ann Wooldridge. She was a homemaker, enjoyed square dancing, round dancing and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village...
Edward Lynn Carrier (10/31/03)
Edward Lynn Carrier, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 19, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He wa born Dec. 20, 1927, in Knoxville, Tenn., son of the late Kathryn M. Hill and Paul Edward Carrier. He was employed by Civil Service NASA Weapons Com-mand; was a member of Ash Flat Baptist Church a member of the Elks, Mason Lodge 235 of Tacoma, Wash., and was a veteran of the Navy, having served on USS James E. Kyes during World War II...
David Johann Sr. (10/31/03)
David Arnold Johann Sr., 51, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 22, 2003, near Jonesboro, Ark. He was born Aug. 20, 1952, in Rockford, Ill., where he had lived prior to moving to Pleasant Plains, where he lived for 10 years. He later moved to Cherokee Village where he lived for the past 11 years. He was an owner/truck driver until his retirement. He was a member of the Wilson Masonic Lodge at Hardy...
James Thurl Dillard (10/31/03)
James Thurl Dillard, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late James Arlin Dillard and Sarah Francis Blevins Dillard, was born March 31, 1924, in Oxford, Ark. He died Oct. 23, 2003, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 79 years. He married Rheta Moss Jan. 8, 1955, in Melbourne, Ark. and to this union four children were born. He was corporal in the United States Army and served in World War II...
Janice V. Price (10/31/03)
Mrs. Janice V. Price, 81, passed away Oct. 18, 2003, in Muskegon, Mich. She was born March 27, 1922, to Joseph and Mertie Grove Parth in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., and lived in several different areas before moving to the Muskegon area. She loved to garden, and had the name of the "Garden Lady," enjoyed ceramics, and crocheted booties for the Crisis Pregnancy Center in Arkansas. ...
Tracy Marie Huckabee (10/31/03)
Tracy Marie Huckabee, 24, of Nelsonville, died Oct. 22, 2003, a her home. Born May 17, 1979, at Batesville, she was the daughter of Rick Haughom and Teresa Gilbrech Norris. She was homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Damein Huckabee of Nelsonville; her father, Rick Haughom of Southside; her mother and stepfather, Teresa and James Norris of Cave City; a brother, Anthony Dewitt of Cave City; two sisters -- April Haughom of Cave City and Amanda Pritchard of Midway, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Bethel Arnold Moody (10/31/03)
Bethel Arnold Moody was born Oct. 30, 1926, in Calico Rock, Ark., the daughter of Bud and Mollie Lucy. She died Oct. 22, 2003, in Harrison, Ark., at the age of 76 years. She was a member of Eagle Heights Baptist Church in Harrison.She married Thurla Arnold who preceded her in death. To this union one son, Gary Stephen Arnold was born. Gary preceded her in death, as did her parents...
Maxine Bruce (10/31/03)
Maxine Bruce, 76, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2003, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born April 17, 1927. Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Feurst of Horseshoe Bend.Arrangements are incomplete, but will be under the direction of Heath Funeral Home Oak Hill Chapel of Hardy...
Mirleene Jackson (10/31/03)
Mirleene Jackson, 73, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 22, 2003, at North Arkansas Life Care Center at Horseshoe Bend. She was a cook and a homemaker. Born at Monette, she lived most of her life in the Evening Shade area. She was a member of Myron Baptist Church.Survivors include one son, Rickey Jackson of Evening Shade; one grandson, Nathan Jackson of Violet Hill; one granddaughter, Tanya Wood of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters -- Bernice Hall of Benton Harbor, Mich., Irene Jackson of Murry, Ky.; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Wilson Powell (10/14/03)
Wilson Powell, 88, of Batesville, died Oct. 5, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 1, 1914, in Franklin, he was the son of Dan and Cora Berry Powell. He was the business manager for the Batesville Daily Guard and also served as its secretary-treasurer. ...
Tony Wrinkles (10/14/03)
Tony Wayne Wrinkles, 38, of Charlotte, N.C., died Oct. 2, 2003, in Charlotte. Born Sept. 5, 1965, in Jonesboro, he was the son of J.T. and Carolyn Wrinkles. He had lived in Charlotte for the past year, formerly living in Denver and Jonesboro. He was a 1985 graduate of Arkansas State University and was a stock broker for Merrill Lynch...
Ronald P. Nelson (10/07/03)
Ronald P. Nelson, 71, of Warrensburg, Mo., formerly of Ash Flat, died Sept. 25, 2003, at the Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. He was born Jan. 18, 1932, in Marion, Ohio. He was married to Bonnie Horton on May 8, 1945, in Wichita, Kan., and worked for over 25 years in the claims department for Dorth Coombs Insurance in Wichita, Kan. ...
Ruby L. Zingen (10/14/03)
Ruby L. Zingen, 69, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 9, 2003, at her home. Born Aug. 15, 1934, in Payneway, Ark., she was the daughter of Orlee Cooper and O.W. Houchin. She was self-employed as a beautician. She was a member of Cherokee Village United Methodist Church and the Lions Club...
Ronald Burnett (10/14/03)
Ronald Glenn Burnett, 51, of Ash Flat died Oct. 9, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born June 25, 1952, he was the son of Elizabeth Burnett and Glenn Burnett. He was employee by Rotech and was a deputy with the Sharp County Sheriff's Department. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps...
Opal Mae Roach (10/21/03)
Opal Mae Roach, 66, of Evening Shade died Oct. 15, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born March 8, 1937, at Athens, Ala., she was the daughter of Emery Wade and Lossie Irene Gatlin Carter. She was a homemaker and a Christian. Survivors include her husband, R.V. ...
Marshall Rilley Groves (10/21/03)
Marshall Rilley Groves, 68, of Highland died Oct. 15, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Jan. 2, 1935, in Hardy, he was the son of DeLila DeWitt Branson and Elmer Groves. He was employed as a welder. Survivors include two sons -- Donnie Groves and Roy Groves; a daughter -- Carla McMahan; and a sister, Frances Whitley...
Mary Haegele (10/14/03)
Mary Nedra Haegele, 84, of Deep Creek, Fla., formerly of Cherokee Village, died Oct. 6, 2003, at Charlotte Regional Medical Center. Born Nov. 17, 1918, in Plymouth, Ill., she and her husband moved to Punta Gorda, Fla., from Cherokee Village in the summer of 2003...
Martha Jones (10/14/03)
Martha Quinn Jones, 82, of Paragould died Oct. 8, 2003, at Paragould. Born May 7, 1921, at Jackson, Mo., she was the daughter of Prentice and Nancy Mary Benning Penn. She was a retired school teacher, having taught 15 years in the public schools in Missouri and 15 years at the school for the blind in St. Louis. She was of the Protestant faith...
May H. Vaughters (10/07/03)
May H. Vaughters, 87, of Little Rock, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Oct. 4, 2003. She retired from General Service Administration in Washington, D.C., and was a former member of the Cherokee Village Water Board and the hospital gift shop. She was a member of Spring River Presbyterian Church...
Mark Gayman (10/21/03)
Mark Wayne Gayman, 82, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 8, 2003, at Community Medical Center in Calico Rock. Born Feb. 9, 1921, in Raeston, Okla., he was the son of Mark and Maude Gayman. He served his country in the Army Air Force during World War II...
Lewis Jefferson Armstrong (10/07/03)
Lewis Jefferson Armstrong, 70, of Hardy died Oct. 1, 2003, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born at Hardy June 26, 1933, the son of the late Alvin and Sarah Alzadin Break Armstrong. He was united in marriage to the former Norma Jean Watkins Oct. 8, 1955. He was a logger who owned and operated his own sawmill for 30 years. He was of the Baptist faith...
Lanty Goforth (10/30/03)
Lanty Laman Goforth, 74, of Pleasant Plains died Oct. 21, 2003, at his home. Born July 23, 1929, at Batesville, he was the son of Elver Lanty and Maggie Roberts Goforth. He was a retired contractor and a Christian. Survivors include three sons -- Danny Goforth of Austin, Ark., Richard Goforth of Lynn, Ark., and Lantz Goforth of Pleasant Plains; a daughter, Sherry Landers of Batesville; three brothers -- Zeb Goforth and Billy Goforth, both of Batesville, and James Goforth of Denmark; 11 grandchildren -- Tracy Goforth of Alexander, Ark., Peggy Goforth of Austin, Eric Goforth, Jesse Goforth, Angela Goforth and Jeremy Goforth, all of Lynn, Chris Goforth and Hunter Goforth, both of Pleasant Plains, Tanya Landers and Patrick Landers both of Batesville, and Shelley Carson of Jacksonville; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Janice V. Price (10/30/03)
Janice V. Price, 81, died Oct. 18, 2003, in Muskegon, Mich. Born March 27, 1922, in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., she was the daughter of Joseph and Mertie Grove Parth. She lived in several different areas before moving to the Muskegon area. She loved to garden and was called "Garden Lady." She enjoyed ceramics and crocheted booties for the Crisis Pregnancy Center in Arkansas. ...
Joshua Garrison (10/14/03)
Joshua Gene Garrison, 18, of Batesville died Oct. 7, 2003, at Batesville. Born Oct. 16, 1984, at Batesville, he was the son of Teresa and Bear Franks and Terry Garrison. He earned his high school diploma from the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville and attended Believers Community Church in Batesville. He was involved in advanced martial arts and enjoyed fishing and hunting...
James E. Nash (10/30/03)
James E. Nash, 74, of Cave City died Oct. 21, 2003, at his home. Born Feb. 24, 1929, at Tuckerman, he was the son of George Lee and Lena Foley Nash. He was an Army veteran of Korea and Vietnam, having retired after 20 years of service, and was a member of Vince Street Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville...
Ivy Lee Albano (10/30/03)
Ivy Lee Albano, 76, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 17, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Divernon, Ill., she lived much of her life in Chicago before moving to Cherokee Village 22 years ago. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Cherokee Village Women's Golf Association and Monday Morning Women's Bowling League...
Hazel Laman (10/30/03)
Hazel Mae Bowers Laman, 81, died Oct. 24, 2003, at her home in Parkway Village. Born May 6, 1922, in Calamine, Ark., she was the daughter of Oscar and Mary Jane Bowers. She was a graduate of nearby Cave City High School. It was there that she met her loving husband of 59 years, the late J.T. Laman...
Frank J. Janas (10/14/03)
Frank J. Janas, 85, of Horseshoe Bend died at the North Arkansas Life Care Center Oct. 7, 2003. He was born in South Wilmington, Ill. He was a veteran of World War II and served four years in the United States Air Force. He was of the Catholic faith...
Florence Huff (10/21/03)
Florence Elizabeth Huff, 87, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 17, 2003, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. Mrs. Huff was a homemaker and previously worked at a grocery store in Elliott, Ill., and at an electronics factory in Gibson City, Ill. She was a member of Walker United Methodist Church in Fisher, Ill., and enjoyed quilting, crocheting and playing "aggravation."...
Frieda JoAnn Burge (10/07/03)
Frieda JoAnn Burge, 42, of Cave City died Oct. 4, 2003, at the Cage City Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 24, 1961, at Chicago, Ill., to Thomas Neal and Anna Bell Phillips Burge. She was a 1979 graduate of Cave City High School, a member of the Eastern Star in Cave City, a member of the Sharp County Ham Radio Club, a Red Cross volunteer for many years, and a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Eara Nicholson (10/30/03)
Eara Lee Wooldridge Nicholson, 77, of Jonesboro, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Oct. 19, 2003, at a Jonesboro hospital. Born Jan. 19, 1926, at Cave City, she was the daughter of James "Jim" and Lillie Ann Wooldridge. She was a homemaker, enjoyed square dancing and round dancing and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village...
Esther Boettcher (10/14/03)
Esther Boettcher, 89, of Bremerton, Wash., died Oct. 3 at Messenger Care Center on Bainbridge Island, Wash. Esther Johanna Mumme Boettcher was born Feb. 3, 1914, in Appleton, Minn., to Carl and Martha Mumme. She grew up as the second oldest in a family of six children. ...
Edward Carrier (10/30/03)
Edward Lynn Carrier, 75, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 19, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Dec. 20, 1927, in Knoxville, Tenn., he was the son of Kathryn M. Hill and Paul Edward Carrier. He was employed by Civil Service NASA Weapons Command. He was a member of Ash Flat Baptist Church, the Elks and Mason Lodge 235 of Tacoma, Wash. He was a veteran of the Navy, having served on USS James E. Kyes during World War II...
Edward Carrier (10/21/03)
Edward L. Carrier, 75, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 19, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Arrangements are incomplete but will be under the direction of Heath Funeral Home, Oak Hill Chapel of Hardy.
Delbert Medlock (10/14/03)
Delbert P. Medlock, 67, of Hardy died Oct. 5, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born May 30, 1936, in Center, he was the son of Lacie Olden Medlock and Eletta May Fleming Medlock. He was united in marriage to Jimmie Fay Cagle July 6, 1959, in Caraway, Ark...
Dorothy Kraut (10/21/03)
Dorothy F. Kraut, 94, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 15, 2003. Born March 26, 1909, in Galena, Ill., she was the daughter of Earle Alson and Minnie DuMond Fitch. She married Adam Leon Kraut Dec. 27, 1936, in Galena. A former teacher in Galena and Woodridge, Ill., she moved to Cherokee Village from Downers Grove, Ill., in December 1975. ...
David Johann Sr. (10/30/03)
David Arnold Johann Sr., 51, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 22, 2003, near Jonesboro. He was born Aug. 20, 1952, in Rockford, Ill., where he had lived prior to moving to Pleasant Plains. After living in Pleasant Plains for 10 years he moved to Cherokee Village where he lived for the past 11 years. He was an owner/truck driver until his retirement. He was a member of the Wilson Masonic Lodge a Hardy...
Dale Frank Wade (10/07/03)
Dale Frank Wade, 73, of Deepwater, Mo., formerly of Ash Flat, died Sept. 12, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 23, 1929, in Ash Flat to Willis Edward and Viola Spaugh Wade. He married the former Gertrude Hamm, who preceded him in death. He was employed as a painter for Holiday Inn Motel in Oklahoma City, Okla., and was a member of the Baptist faith...
Delores Diane McCollum (10/07/03)
Deloris Diane McCollum of Morriston, Ark., daughter of Oneta Jean Ellis Branscum and the late Joseph Eldon Branscum, was born April 8, 1957, in Mammoth Spring. She entered eternal rest Oct. 2, 2003, at Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 46 years, five months and 24 days...
Charles Rodgers (10/14/03)
Charles D. Rodgers, 85, of McGehee died Oct. 7, 2003, at McGehee. Born July 15, 1918, at Emery, Ark., he was the son of Emery Eli and Nancy Runsick Rodgers. He was a barber of 60 years, a United States Army veteran of World War II, a 32nd Degree Mason, a District 8 Deputy Grand Master, a Past Master of Desha Lodge 643, a 50-year-member of the Masonic Lodge, a life-long member of the American Legion and a member of First Baptist Church of McGehee...
Cyril Liston Pickren (10/21/03)
Cyril Liston Pickren, 71, of Cave City died Oct. 12, 2003, at Cabot. Born Nov. 12, 1931, at Telogia, Fla., he was the son of James Julius and Ethel C. Calhoun Pickren. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service as postmaster at Sidney. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church near Mount Pleasant...
Bobbie Kiehl (10/14/03)
Mrs. Bobbie Kiehl, 59, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Williford, died Oct. 11, 2003, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but will be under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Hardy.
Arnold Peter Putensen (10/07/03)
Arnold Peter Putensen, son of the late John Wilhelm Putensen and Alvena Holms Putensen, was born June 26, 1914, in Holstein, Iowa. He died Sept. 30, 2003, in Mount Pleasant, Ark., at the age of 89. He was married to Charlotte Wood in 1940 and to this union two children were born. During his working years, Arnold was a farmer. He attended St. Paul Lutheran Church in Holstein, Iowa...