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Obituaries from December 2003

Alma Viola Orr (12/18/03)
Alma Viola Orr, 88, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 20, 1914, at Koshkonong, Mo., and died Dec. 7, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She received her education in the Koshkonong schools. After her marriage to Fred on Sept. 3, 1933, at Thayer, they moved to a farm near Alton where she resided the rest of her life. ...
Geren Bernard Neal (12/18/03)
Geren Bernard Neal, of Viola, son of the late Charlie and Gracie McKee Neal, was born April 13, 1920 in Union, Ark. He died Dec. 7, 2003 at the Medical Center of Calico Rock at the age of 83 years. He was united in marriage to Hazel Inez Smith on Feb. ...
Bertie B. Allen (12/18/03)
Bertie B. Allen, 94, of Cave City, Ark., died Dec. 11, 2003, at Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 30, 1909, at Cave City, to Rush and Adda Mae Ford Felts. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Coy R. Allen of Cave City; a sister,, Vernie Snow of Cave City; three grandchildren -- Debra Edgin of Batesville, Kenny Allen of Orlando, Fla., and John Showalter of Atlanta, Ga.; seven great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren...
William Clements (12/18/03)
William Dewayne Clements, 37, was born May 9, 1966, in Searcy, Ark., and died Nov. 21, 2003, at his home near Myrtle, Mo. Survivors include her wife, Cheryl Clements; two sons -- Jeremy and Aaron Clements; his parents, Ed and Letha Collins; three sisters -- Janet Bridges, Lisa Roderick, and Mary Thacker; and a brother, Andy Collins...
Charlie Lee Reed (12/18/03)
Charlie Lee Reed, 93, son of the late Joe Reed and O'Cona Adams Reed, was born July 8, 1910, in Gatewood, Mo., in the Calm community, and died Dec. 10, 2003, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was united in marriage to Arlene Pritchard and was later united in marriage Nov. 3, 1934, in Gatewood, Mo., to Bertha Yarber who preceded him in death on May 24, 1985. He was a graduate of Couch High School, a teacher and a farmer and cattleman for many years...
Juanita Rachel Smith (12/18/03)
Juanita Rachel Smith, 67, of Mountain Home, daughter of the late Luey Earl and Vesta Peterson Ward, was born Feb. 1, 1936, in Sturkie, Ark. She died Dec. 10, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She married Billy Rex Smith Sept. 15, 1952, at Salem, Ark. to this union two daughters were born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ...
Dorthy Marie Jones (12/18/03)
Dorthy Marie Jones, 65, of Harrison, died Dec. 5, 2003, at her home. The daughter of Marvin Earl and Myrtis Thelma Williams Minor, she was born Feb. 24, 1938, in Phoenix, Ariz. She lived in the Harrison area 50 years, moving there from Glencoe. She was a member of Crossroads Community Church of God. She previously worked as a cook for Skyline Heights School. She enjoyed embroidery and making infant quilts...
Zane Lowell Sloan (12/18/03)
Zane Lowell Sloan, 78, of Salem, son of the late Orno Raymond and Annie Hixon Sloan was born Oct. 16, 1925, in Caulfield, Mo. He died Dec. 12, 2003, at Poplar Bluff, Mo. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and as a technical sergeant in the U.S. Air Force...
William E. Blackshear (12/18/03)
William E. Blackshear, 89, of Batesville died Dec. 10, 2003, at WRMC in Batesville. Born Sept. 7, 1914, in Texas, he was the son of Samuel William and Minerva Dewitt Blackshear. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a farmer and a member of Southside Church of Christ...
Jasper Hutchison Jr. (12/18/03)
Jasper Harold Hutchison Jr. 54, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Dec. 11, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Nov. 30, 1949, at Waco, Texas, the son of the Jasper H. Hutchison Sr., and Lydia Duncan Hutchison of Evening Shade. He was a financial advisor for American Express, a member of Believers Community Church. ...
John Grimes (12/18/03)
John Grimes, 89, of Melbourne, Ark., died Dec. 11, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 18, 1914, in LaCrosse, Ark., he was the son of Charles and Elizabeth Ramsey Grimes. He was a retired minister, a farmer, a member and former pastor of Zion Hill Baptist Church...
Paul Lagerstrom (12/18/03)
Paul William Lager-strom Sr., 71, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Galesburg, Ill., died Dec. 6, 2003, at the OSF St., Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born May 27, 1932, in Galesburg, son of Harry Carl and Jenny A. Johnson Lagerstrom. He married Sally J. ...
Don Weston Tucker (12/18/03)
Don Weston Tucker, 65, of Loudon, Tenn., died Dec. 9, 2003, at Loudon. Born July 9, 1938, in Sharp County, Ark., he was the son of Roy Alfred and Tressie Martin Tucker. He retired following 29 years with Cooper Communities Inc., was a real estate broker, owned Tux Realty Company in Loudon, and was a member and Sunday School Teacher of Loudon Church of Christ...
Vista Mae Robins (12/18/03)
Vista Mae Robins of Phoenix, Ariz., died Dec. 12, 2003, at the age of 83. Vista Mae was born Feb. 21, 1920, near Ash Flat, Ark. She and her family lived in Ash Flat throughout her early life. Shortly after World War II, she and her husband, Noble, started a career with Greyhound Post House that carried them through Texas, Mississippi, Virginia and New Mexico before they moved to Phoenix in 1957. They managed the Phoenix Post House for a number of years before her retirement...
Wanda Lee Weathers (12/23/03)
Wanda Lee Williams Weathers, 82, of Salem, daughter of the late Joe and Gertrude Burns Williams was born April 21, 1921, in Springfield, Mo. She died Dec. 16, 2003 at Salem, Ark. She married Gaston Leon "Dick" Weathers Feb. 5, 1938, at Hardy, Ark., and to this union two sons were born. ...
Zane Lowell Sloan (12/23/03)
Zane Lowell Sloan, 78, of Salem, son of the late Orno Raymond and Annie Hixon Sloan was born Oct. 16, 1925, in Caulfield, Mo. He died Dec. 12, 2003, at Poplar Bluff, Mo. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and as a technical sergeant in the U.S. Air Force...
Reba Ethel King (12/23/03)
Reba Ethel Boler King, 89, daughter of the late Jonathan L. Lewis and Ollie Mary Mont-gomery Lewis was born June 23, 1914, in Morriston, Ark. She died Dec. 12, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. She was married to Ethmer Clyde Boler on Oct. 7, 1932. To this union three children, Larry Clyde, Gary Colin and Judith Ann, were born. She was united in marriage to Kirby K. King on Nov. 12, 1975...
Glen Gordon Horton (12/23/03)
Glen Gordon Horton, 81, of Ash Flat, died Dec. 13, 2003, in Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born in Ash Flat, Ark., July 16, 1922, he was the son of Alton and Emma Crystal King Horton. He served in the United States Navy during World War II in the Pacific and belonged to the Disabled Veterans Association, the Highland Veterans of Foreign Wars and was a member of Agnos Church of Christ. He also worked for Boeing Air Craft Corporation as a Security Officer...
Sara J. Lindemood (12/23/03)
A memorial service for Sarah J. Lindemood, a resident of Summerville of Port Orange, who died Dec. 2, 2003, at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Fla., was Dec. 7, at Volusia Memorial Funeral Home in Port Orange, with the Rev. Joe Hood officiating the service...
Walsie McLeod Mahan (12/23/03)
Walsie McLeod Mahan, 75, of Charleston, Ark., died Dec. 13, 2003, at her home. Born Dec. 23, 1927, at Cave City, Ark., she was the daughter of Homer A. and Eunar Hill Mc-Leod. She was a factory worker for Cessna Aircraft in Wichita, Kan., a waitress and attended Marietta Cumberland Presby-terian Church in Charleston...
Elsie Elmina Mason (12/23/03)
Elsie Elmina Harris Mason, daughter of the late Samuel and Myna Cooper Harris, was born Oct. 30, 1905, in Gorby, Ark. She died Dec. 12, 2003, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 98 years. During her working years, Elsie worked in the fruit orchard and packing houses in Washington state. Later she was employed by Hercules Power Plant in Sunflower, Kans...
Kelli Ann Franks (12/23/03)
Kelli Ann McCurley Franks, 35, daughter of Kenneth McCurley of Wideman and Donna Koonce of Calico Rock, was born Sept. 24, 1968, in Oak Park, Ill. She died Dec. 16, 2003, in Calico Rock. She was a graduate of Calico Rock High School. For the past 14 years, Kelli has been employed by the Baxter County Regional Medical Center Respiratory Therapy Department. She married Billy Franks June 6, 2000. She attended First Baptist Church of Calico Rock and was of the Presbyterian faith...
Murley Lee DeClue (12/23/03)
Murley Lee DeClue, of Watervliet, Mich., formerly of Salem, Ark., son of the late Charles l. and Delia Roland DeClue was born May 10. 1914, in Westpoint, Ark. He died Dec. 13 at Watervliet, Mich., at the age of 89 years. He married Fay Albright Sept. 20, 1937 at Osceola, Ark., and to this union four daughters were born. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather, and a farmer...
Jessie E. Jackson (12/23/03)
Jessie E. Jackson, 93, son of the late Jess Jackson and Dealie Allen Jackson, was born Oct. 14, 1910, in Day, Ark. He died Dec. 15, 2003, in Calico Rock, Ark. He married Stella Moore Jackson July 2, 1929, and to this union four children were born. During his working years he owned and operated Franklin Pool Hall, hauled milk and was a farmer. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was of the Baptist faith and attended Franklin Baptist Church...
Vista Mae Robins (12/23/03)
Vista Mae Robins of Phoenix, Ariz., died Dec. 12, 2003, at the age of 83. Vista Mae was born Feb. 21, 1920, near Ash Flat, Ark. She and her family lived in Ash Flat throughout her early life. Shortly after World War II, she and her husband, Noble, started a career with Greyhound Post House that carried them through Texas, Mississippi, Virginia and New Mexico before they moved to Phoenix in 1957. They managed the Phoenix Post House for a number of years before her retirement...
Mavis Ella Underwood (12/23/03)
Mavis Ella Underwood, 56, of Viola, Ark., daughter of Dorothy Marine Sullivan Winberry and the late James Wesley Winberry was born Feb. 17, 1947, in Fort Clayton, Panama. She died Dec. 12, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark...
Dixie Jennings Gray (12/23/03)
Dixie Jennings Gray, 100, daughter of the late George Wiley Jennings and Mary Matney Jennings, was born Dec. 15, 1903, in Calico Rock, Ark. She died Dec. 15, 2003, in Calico Rock. She married Jim Farmer Sept. 4, 1937. On June 6, 1945, she married Oran Gray...
Anna Lois Bailey Price (12/23/03)
Anna Lois Bailey Price, 50, died Dec. 16, 2003, at her home in Ravenden, Ark. She was born July 14, 1953 at Imboden, Ark., the daughter of Manley B. and Lois Imogene Brown Bailey. She married Bobby Jo Price on Aug. 31, 1985, in Sharp County. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Ravenden...
Dan Allison Cover (12/11/03)
Dan Allison Cover, 73, died peacefully Dec. 2, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Dan was born Nov. 11, 1930, in Mountain Grove, Mo., the son of Harold and Pauline Cover. He was a graduate of Thayer High School and attended Central Methodist College, Drury College, and graduated from the University of Missouri in Columbia...
Mary Nell Gentry (12/11/03)
Mary Nell Gentry, of Mountain Home died Nov. 29, 2003, at Care Manor Nursing Center. She was 87. She was born in Chatsworth, Ga., to Forney Joe and Addie Chapman Bentley. She was a bookkeeper in the family hardware store for many years and she has lived in the Mountain Home area since Aug. 1, 2001, moving there from Walnut Creek, Calif. She was Episcopalian...
Frank Thomas Beam (12/11/03)
Frank Thomas Beam, 70, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Edward and Lela Deckard Beam was born Dec. 20, 1932, in Peoria, Ill. He died Dec. 2, 2003, at Salem. Frank spent his working years as a father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and was a shipping clerk for Witco Chemical Company. He was a member of Immanuel Southern Baptist Church in Salem...
Ollie Iolene Haney (12/11/03)
Ollie Iolene Haney, 70, daughter of the late Clifford McHugh and Florence Denton McHugh, was born Dec. 10, 1932, in Mammoth Spring, and died Dec. 1, 2003, in West Plains. She was married Oct. 17, 1949, in Salem, Ark., to Claudie Edward Haney. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, caregiver and homemaker and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Daphna Brightwell (12/11/03)
Daphna Delice Brightwell, 89, of Batesville, died Dec. 1, 2003, at Batesville. Born Sept. 30, 1914, a Barnhill, Ill., she was the daughter of W.J. and Leora Manion McDuffee. She was a Stanley home products dealer for many years and a member of West Baptist Church at Batesville...
George Dale Spurlock (12/11/03)
George Dale Spurlock, 43, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Dec. 4, 2003, at his home. Born Feb. 5, 1960, at Batesville, Ark. he was the son of Paschal G. and Johnnie L. Wolfe Spurlock. He was a barber, a truck driver and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Della Frances Cross (12/11/03)
Della Frances Cross, 94, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born Nov. 10, 1909 at Nettleton, Ark., and died Dec. 8, 2003, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab at Ash Flat. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons -- Carl Cross Jr. and Larry Cross of Cherokee Village; and two daughters -- Jean Lough and Ruby Riess...
Dr. William Dublin Jr. (12/11/03)
The Rev. Dr. William Brooks Dublin Jr., age 64, died Dec. 2, 2003, following a short illness. Dr. Dublin was a retired pastor of the United Methodist Church and served parishes in Tennessee, Virginia and Arkansas. He was an expert and lecturer on the "small church," was active in the mission field, hospice, special-needs ministries and special-needs camping...
Joseph Eugene Corbin (12/11/03)
Joseph Eugene Corbin, 81, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of this area, was born Jan. 24, 1922, in Alton, Mo., and died Dec. 3, 2003, in West Plains. He was the son of John W. and Lydia Hylton Corbin. He worked as a maintenance man for Trans-world Airlines in St. Louis. Upon his retirement he operated a cattle farm near Alton...
Marie Anna Miles (12/11/03)
Marie Anna Miles, 67, of Hardy, formerly of Kirbyville, Texas, died Dec. 1, 2003, at her residence. Born Jan. 4, 1936, in Sabine County, Texas, the daughter of Roy and Gracie Busby Barthol. She married Charles Lynn Miles. She was a homemaker and a member of Light in The Wilderness Assembly of God Church...
Jennifer "Jenny" Gray (12/11/03)
Jennifer Marie Gray, 35, of Salem, Ark., daughter of James and Billie Gail Bourland was born Jan. 23, 1968, in Heidelberg, Germany. She died Dec. 3, 2003, at Springfield, Mo. She married Ronald Keith Gray June 20, 1992 in Lost Cane, Ark. She spent her working years as a wife, mother and a school teacher...
Larry Gene Morgan (12/11/03)
Larry Gene Morgan, 53, of Muskogee, Okla., died Dec. 4, 2003, at his home. Born Aug. 21, 1950, at Batesville, Ark., he was the son of James Newton and Alamola Norris Morgan. He was employed at Whitlock Packaging Corporation in Fort Gibson, Okla., and was of the Baptist faith...
Audrey Swope (12/11/03)
Audrey Swope, 85, daughter of the late Thomas Andrew Collins Sr. and Minnie Ann Worel Collins, was born Nov. 26, 1918, in Fulton County, Ark.. She died Nov. 29, 2003, at Las Cruces, N.M. She was married to Orville Swope who preceded her in death. She was a long time educator, teaching in Mammoth Spring School District from 1944 to 1976. ...
Helen Hendrickson (12/11/03)
Helen Lucille Hendrickson, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., formerly of Bloomington died Nov. 22, 2003, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. She was born Jan. 21, 1918, at Breckenridge, Mich., to John William and Edith Leone Palmer DeBolt...
Lawrence Dale Green (12/11/03)
Lawrence Dale Green, son of the late Vernon H. Green and Lillian Aileen Hubbell Green was born Sept. 2, 1940, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Dec. 4, 2003, in Nixa, Mo., at the age of 63. He was united in marriage March 28, 1964, in Rolla, Mo., to June Bellflower. ...
Vera A. Tycoliz (12/11/03)
Vera A. Tycoliz, 73, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 28, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born July 2, 1930, in New York City, she was the daughter of John and Mary Miller Pyzow. She married William Tycoliz on April 26, 1948, at First Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, Md. ...
Joe A. Powell (12/11/03)
Joe A. Powell, son of the late Ocal Powell and Dellie Rutledge Powell, was born Dec. 17, 1932 in Thayer, Mo., and died Dec. 4, 2003, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 70 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in the Korean Conflict. He was an electrical construction worker. He was a Christian and was of the Protestant faith...
George Brown Mobley (12/04/03)
George Brown Mobley, 78, of Cave City, Ark., died Nov. 27, 2003, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 8, 1925, at Cave City, Ark., to Albert Homer and Cecile Imogene Brown Mobley. He was in the U.S. Navy, a farmer, worked for Libby Food Packing, mining manganese, a sawmill worker, Hills Valley Food, Aero Jet Manufacturing, Cave City Lumber Company, Robertson Hardware and Edmondson Cattle Company. He was a Christian and a member of Mt. View Missionary Baptist Church...
Elizabeth Evelyn Dean (12/04/03)
Elizabeth Evelyn Honeycutt Rutledge Dean, 74, daughter of the late Hiram Honeycutt and Gertie Jones Honeycutt was born Nov. 4, 1929, in Wirth, Ark., and died Nov. 26, 2003, in Monette, Ark. She was married Nov. 5, 1947, in Pocahontas to Lawrence Rutledge. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith...
Mary Helen Conyers (12/04/03)
Mary Helen Conyers, 88, died Nov. 18, 2003, at Green Acres Assisted Living in Rogers, Ark. Born July 12, 1915, in Corinth, Miss., she was the daughter of Luther and Tommie Lee Burgess Harrison. She lived most of her life in Arkansas, graduating from Bentonville High School and Hendrix College...
Ninetta Floyd Adams (12/04/03)
Ninetta Floyd Adams, 88, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Harve Leslie and Sarah Ella Smith Floyd was born Oct. 5, 1915 in Salem, Ark. She died Nov. 28, 2003 at Salem. She married James A. Adams April 28, 1942, in Shreveport, La., and to this union two children were born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother and in the grocery business for several years...
Alvis Eugene Street (12/04/03)
Alvis Eugene Street, 80, of Cave City, Ark., died Nov. 25, 2003, in Cave City. He was the son of Eagle Norris Street and Hazel Meacham Street. He was a veteran of World War II serving as a sergeant in the United States Army. He served in both the 3rd and 7th Army and spent 18 months in Germany with the Headquarters and Headquarters Artillery Battalion of the 14th Armored Division...
Danny Lee Stemen (12/04/03)
Danny Lee Stemen, of Sturkie, Ark., son of the late George Clayton and Jeanne Marie Huybrecht Stemen was born Aug. 23, 1937, in Toledo, Ohio. He died Nov. 24, 2003, at Sturkie, Ark., at the age of 66. He was married to Joan Marie Marchetto Jan. 26, 1957, at Toledo and to this union two daughters were born. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and as an auto mechanic. He served his country in the United States Air Force...
Hayes Snell (12/04/03)
Hayes Snell, 81, of Williford, Ark., died Nov. 18, 2003, at his son's residence in Jonesboro, Ark. He was a member and Elder of Viva Street Church of Christ in Trumann. He worked for Chrysler for 35 years and also worked for Greyhound Bus and Holt Lumber Co. in Trumann...
David Rhoden (12/04/03)
David Pearson Rhoden, of Viola, Ark., son of the late George W. and Ethel Deese Rhoden, was born July 29, 1951, in Winter Haven, Fla. He died Nov. 25, 2003, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 52 years. David spent his working years as a father and self-employed landscaper...
Linda Lou Lawence (12/04/03)
Linda Lou Lawrence, 58, of Hardy, Ark., died Nov. 28, 2003, at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock, Ark. Born March 4, 1945, in Roswell, N.M., she was the daughter of Ralph Ezell Lawrence and Bessie Watts Lawrence. She grew up in Pontiac, Mich., and graduated from the Waterford Township High School in Mich. She received her bachelor's degree from Oakland University in Michigan...
Ardith Harrell (12/04/03)
Ardith Harrell of Thayer, Mo., the daughter of the late Herbert and Flora Huchison Waits was born Aug. 6, 1917, at Mammoth Spring, Ark., and departed this life Nov. 23, 2003, at the age of 86 years. On Feb. 16, 1938, at Mammoth Spring, Ark., she married Frank Harrell and to this union four children were born. Frank preceded her in death Dec. 26, 1997...
Nellie Elnora Isom (12/04/03)
Nellie Elnora Isom, daughter of the late Mac and Ida Jane Harbor Sullins, was born July 10, 1904, in Wild Cherry, Ark. She died Nov. 25, 2003, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould at the age of 99. She was united in marriage to Hoyd Ray Isom on May 22, 1921, at Wild Cherry. ...
Alma Viola Orr (12/18/03)
Alma Viola Orr, 88, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 20, 1914, at Koshkonong, Mo., and died Dec. 7, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She received her education in the Koshkonong schools. After her marriage to Fred on Sept. 3, 1933, at Thayer, they moved to a farm near Alton where she resided the rest of her life. ...
Bertie B. Allen (12/18/03)
Bertie B. Allen, 94, of Cave City, Ark., died Dec. 11, 2003, at Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 30, 1909, at Cave City, to Rush and Adda Mae Ford Felts. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Coy R. Allen of Cave City; a sister,, Vernie Snow of Cave City; three grandchildren -- Debra Edgin of Batesville, Kenny Allen of Orlando, Fla., and John Showalter of Atlanta, Ga.; seven great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren...
Geren Bernard Neal (12/18/03)
Geren Bernard Neal, of Viola, son of the late Charlie and Gracie McKee Neal, was born April 13, 1920 in Union, Ark. He died Dec. 7, 2003 at the Medical Center of Calico Rock at the age of 83 years. He was united in marriage to Hazel Inez Smith on Feb. ...
Zane Lowell Sloan (12/18/03)
Zane Lowell Sloan, 78, of Salem, son of the late Orno Raymond and Annie Hixon Sloan was born Oct. 16, 1925, in Caulfield, Mo. He died Dec. 12, 2003, at Poplar Bluff, Mo. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and as a technical sergeant in the U.S. Air Force...
William E. Blackshear (12/18/03)
William E. Blackshear, 89, of Batesville died Dec. 10, 2003, at WRMC in Batesville. Born Sept. 7, 1914, in Texas, he was the son of Samuel William and Minerva Dewitt Blackshear. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a farmer and a member of Southside Church of Christ...
Jasper Hutchison Jr. (12/18/03)
Jasper Harold Hutchison Jr. 54, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Dec. 11, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Nov. 30, 1949, at Waco, Texas, the son of the Jasper H. Hutchison Sr., and Lydia Duncan Hutchison of Evening Shade. He was a financial advisor for American Express, a member of Believers Community Church. ...
John Grimes (12/18/03)
John Grimes, 89, of Melbourne, Ark., died Dec. 11, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 18, 1914, in LaCrosse, Ark., he was the son of Charles and Elizabeth Ramsey Grimes. He was a retired minister, a farmer, a member and former pastor of Zion Hill Baptist Church...
Paul Lagerstrom (12/18/03)
Paul William Lager-strom Sr., 71, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Galesburg, Ill., died Dec. 6, 2003, at the OSF St., Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born May 27, 1932, in Galesburg, son of Harry Carl and Jenny A. Johnson Lagerstrom. He married Sally J. ...
Vista Mae Robins (12/18/03)
Vista Mae Robins of Phoenix, Ariz., died Dec. 12, 2003, at the age of 83. Vista Mae was born Feb. 21, 1920, near Ash Flat, Ark. She and her family lived in Ash Flat throughout her early life. Shortly after World War II, she and her husband, Noble, started a career with Greyhound Post House that carried them through Texas, Mississippi, Virginia and New Mexico before they moved to Phoenix in 1957. They managed the Phoenix Post House for a number of years before her retirement...
Don Weston Tucker (12/18/03)
Don Weston Tucker, 65, of Loudon, Tenn., died Dec. 9, 2003, at Loudon. Born July 9, 1938, in Sharp County, Ark., he was the son of Roy Alfred and Tressie Martin Tucker. He retired following 29 years with Cooper Communities Inc., was a real estate broker, owned Tux Realty Company in Loudon, and was a member and Sunday School Teacher of Loudon Church of Christ...
Dorthy Marie Jones (12/18/03)
Dorthy Marie Jones, 65, of Harrison, died Dec. 5, 2003, at her home. The daughter of Marvin Earl and Myrtis Thelma Williams Minor, she was born Feb. 24, 1938, in Phoenix, Ariz. She lived in the Harrison area 50 years, moving there from Glencoe. She was a member of Crossroads Community Church of God. She previously worked as a cook for Skyline Heights School. She enjoyed embroidery and making infant quilts...
William Clements (12/18/03)
William Dewayne Clements, 37, was born May 9, 1966, in Searcy, Ark., and died Nov. 21, 2003, at his home near Myrtle, Mo. Survivors include her wife, Cheryl Clements; two sons -- Jeremy and Aaron Clements; his parents, Ed and Letha Collins; three sisters -- Janet Bridges, Lisa Roderick, and Mary Thacker; and a brother, Andy Collins...
Juanita Rachel Smith (12/18/03)
Juanita Rachel Smith, 67, of Mountain Home, daughter of the late Luey Earl and Vesta Peterson Ward, was born Feb. 1, 1936, in Sturkie, Ark. She died Dec. 10, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She married Billy Rex Smith Sept. 15, 1952, at Salem, Ark. to this union two daughters were born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ...
Charlie Lee Reed (12/18/03)
Charlie Lee Reed, 93, son of the late Joe Reed and O'Cona Adams Reed, was born July 8, 1910, in Gatewood, Mo., in the Calm community, and died Dec. 10, 2003, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was united in marriage to Arlene Pritchard and was later united in marriage Nov. 3, 1934, in Gatewood, Mo., to Bertha Yarber who preceded him in death on May 24, 1985. He was a graduate of Couch High School, a teacher and a farmer and cattleman for many years...
Dixie Jennings Gray (12/23/03)
Dixie Jennings Gray, 100, daughter of the late George Wiley Jennings and Mary Matney Jennings, was born Dec. 15, 1903, in Calico Rock, Ark. She died Dec. 15, 2003, in Calico Rock. She married Jim Farmer Sept. 4, 1937. On June 6, 1945, she married Oran Gray...
Murley Lee DeClue (12/23/03)
Murley Lee DeClue, of Watervliet, Mich., formerly of Salem, Ark., son of the late Charles l. and Delia Roland DeClue was born May 10. 1914, in Westpoint, Ark. He died Dec. 13 at Watervliet, Mich., at the age of 89 years. He married Fay Albright Sept. 20, 1937 at Osceola, Ark., and to this union four daughters were born. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather, and a farmer...
Vista Mae Robins (12/23/03)
Vista Mae Robins of Phoenix, Ariz., died Dec. 12, 2003, at the age of 83. Vista Mae was born Feb. 21, 1920, near Ash Flat, Ark. She and her family lived in Ash Flat throughout her early life. Shortly after World War II, she and her husband, Noble, started a career with Greyhound Post House that carried them through Texas, Mississippi, Virginia and New Mexico before they moved to Phoenix in 1957. They managed the Phoenix Post House for a number of years before her retirement...
Jessie E. Jackson (12/23/03)
Jessie E. Jackson, 93, son of the late Jess Jackson and Dealie Allen Jackson, was born Oct. 14, 1910, in Day, Ark. He died Dec. 15, 2003, in Calico Rock, Ark. He married Stella Moore Jackson July 2, 1929, and to this union four children were born. During his working years he owned and operated Franklin Pool Hall, hauled milk and was a farmer. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was of the Baptist faith and attended Franklin Baptist Church...
Kelli Ann Franks (12/23/03)
Kelli Ann McCurley Franks, 35, daughter of Kenneth McCurley of Wideman and Donna Koonce of Calico Rock, was born Sept. 24, 1968, in Oak Park, Ill. She died Dec. 16, 2003, in Calico Rock. She was a graduate of Calico Rock High School. For the past 14 years, Kelli has been employed by the Baxter County Regional Medical Center Respiratory Therapy Department. She married Billy Franks June 6, 2000. She attended First Baptist Church of Calico Rock and was of the Presbyterian faith...
Reba Ethel King (12/23/03)
Reba Ethel Boler King, 89, daughter of the late Jonathan L. Lewis and Ollie Mary Mont-gomery Lewis was born June 23, 1914, in Morriston, Ark. She died Dec. 12, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. She was married to Ethmer Clyde Boler on Oct. 7, 1932. To this union three children, Larry Clyde, Gary Colin and Judith Ann, were born. She was united in marriage to Kirby K. King on Nov. 12, 1975...
Anna Lois Bailey Price (12/23/03)
Anna Lois Bailey Price, 50, died Dec. 16, 2003, at her home in Ravenden, Ark. She was born July 14, 1953 at Imboden, Ark., the daughter of Manley B. and Lois Imogene Brown Bailey. She married Bobby Jo Price on Aug. 31, 1985, in Sharp County. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Ravenden...
Wanda Lee Weathers (12/23/03)
Wanda Lee Williams Weathers, 82, of Salem, daughter of the late Joe and Gertrude Burns Williams was born April 21, 1921, in Springfield, Mo. She died Dec. 16, 2003 at Salem, Ark. She married Gaston Leon "Dick" Weathers Feb. 5, 1938, at Hardy, Ark., and to this union two sons were born. ...
Zane Lowell Sloan (12/23/03)
Zane Lowell Sloan, 78, of Salem, son of the late Orno Raymond and Annie Hixon Sloan was born Oct. 16, 1925, in Caulfield, Mo. He died Dec. 12, 2003, at Poplar Bluff, Mo. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and as a technical sergeant in the U.S. Air Force...
Mavis Ella Underwood (12/23/03)
Mavis Ella Underwood, 56, of Viola, Ark., daughter of Dorothy Marine Sullivan Winberry and the late James Wesley Winberry was born Feb. 17, 1947, in Fort Clayton, Panama. She died Dec. 12, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark...
Walsie McLeod Mahan (12/23/03)
Walsie McLeod Mahan, 75, of Charleston, Ark., died Dec. 13, 2003, at her home. Born Dec. 23, 1927, at Cave City, Ark., she was the daughter of Homer A. and Eunar Hill Mc-Leod. She was a factory worker for Cessna Aircraft in Wichita, Kan., a waitress and attended Marietta Cumberland Presby-terian Church in Charleston...
Sara J. Lindemood (12/23/03)
A memorial service for Sarah J. Lindemood, a resident of Summerville of Port Orange, who died Dec. 2, 2003, at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Fla., was Dec. 7, at Volusia Memorial Funeral Home in Port Orange, with the Rev. Joe Hood officiating the service...
Glen Gordon Horton (12/23/03)
Glen Gordon Horton, 81, of Ash Flat, died Dec. 13, 2003, in Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born in Ash Flat, Ark., July 16, 1922, he was the son of Alton and Emma Crystal King Horton. He served in the United States Navy during World War II in the Pacific and belonged to the Disabled Veterans Association, the Highland Veterans of Foreign Wars and was a member of Agnos Church of Christ. He also worked for Boeing Air Craft Corporation as a Security Officer...
Elsie Elmina Mason (12/23/03)
Elsie Elmina Harris Mason, daughter of the late Samuel and Myna Cooper Harris, was born Oct. 30, 1905, in Gorby, Ark. She died Dec. 12, 2003, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 98 years. During her working years, Elsie worked in the fruit orchard and packing houses in Washington state. Later she was employed by Hercules Power Plant in Sunflower, Kans...
Jennifer "Jenny" Gray (12/11/03)
Jennifer Marie Gray, 35, of Salem, Ark., daughter of James and Billie Gail Bourland was born Jan. 23, 1968, in Heidelberg, Germany. She died Dec. 3, 2003, at Springfield, Mo. She married Ronald Keith Gray June 20, 1992 in Lost Cane, Ark. She spent her working years as a wife, mother and a school teacher...
Helen Hendrickson (12/11/03)
Helen Lucille Hendrickson, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., formerly of Bloomington died Nov. 22, 2003, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. She was born Jan. 21, 1918, at Breckenridge, Mich., to John William and Edith Leone Palmer DeBolt...
Lawrence Dale Green (12/11/03)
Lawrence Dale Green, son of the late Vernon H. Green and Lillian Aileen Hubbell Green was born Sept. 2, 1940, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Dec. 4, 2003, in Nixa, Mo., at the age of 63. He was united in marriage March 28, 1964, in Rolla, Mo., to June Bellflower. ...
Vera A. Tycoliz (12/11/03)
Vera A. Tycoliz, 73, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 28, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born July 2, 1930, in New York City, she was the daughter of John and Mary Miller Pyzow. She married William Tycoliz on April 26, 1948, at First Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, Md. ...
George Dale Spurlock (12/11/03)
George Dale Spurlock, 43, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Dec. 4, 2003, at his home. Born Feb. 5, 1960, at Batesville, Ark. he was the son of Paschal G. and Johnnie L. Wolfe Spurlock. He was a barber, a truck driver and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Audrey Swope (12/11/03)
Audrey Swope, 85, daughter of the late Thomas Andrew Collins Sr. and Minnie Ann Worel Collins, was born Nov. 26, 1918, in Fulton County, Ark.. She died Nov. 29, 2003, at Las Cruces, N.M. She was married to Orville Swope who preceded her in death. She was a long time educator, teaching in Mammoth Spring School District from 1944 to 1976. ...
Della Frances Cross (12/11/03)
Della Frances Cross, 94, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born Nov. 10, 1909 at Nettleton, Ark., and died Dec. 8, 2003, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab at Ash Flat. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons -- Carl Cross Jr. and Larry Cross of Cherokee Village; and two daughters -- Jean Lough and Ruby Riess...
Joe A. Powell (12/11/03)
Joe A. Powell, son of the late Ocal Powell and Dellie Rutledge Powell, was born Dec. 17, 1932 in Thayer, Mo., and died Dec. 4, 2003, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 70 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in the Korean Conflict. He was an electrical construction worker. He was a Christian and was of the Protestant faith...
Dr. William Dublin Jr. (12/11/03)
The Rev. Dr. William Brooks Dublin Jr., age 64, died Dec. 2, 2003, following a short illness. Dr. Dublin was a retired pastor of the United Methodist Church and served parishes in Tennessee, Virginia and Arkansas. He was an expert and lecturer on the "small church," was active in the mission field, hospice, special-needs ministries and special-needs camping...
Larry Gene Morgan (12/11/03)
Larry Gene Morgan, 53, of Muskogee, Okla., died Dec. 4, 2003, at his home. Born Aug. 21, 1950, at Batesville, Ark., he was the son of James Newton and Alamola Norris Morgan. He was employed at Whitlock Packaging Corporation in Fort Gibson, Okla., and was of the Baptist faith...
Marie Anna Miles (12/11/03)
Marie Anna Miles, 67, of Hardy, formerly of Kirbyville, Texas, died Dec. 1, 2003, at her residence. Born Jan. 4, 1936, in Sabine County, Texas, the daughter of Roy and Gracie Busby Barthol. She married Charles Lynn Miles. She was a homemaker and a member of Light in The Wilderness Assembly of God Church...
Joseph Eugene Corbin (12/11/03)
Joseph Eugene Corbin, 81, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of this area, was born Jan. 24, 1922, in Alton, Mo., and died Dec. 3, 2003, in West Plains. He was the son of John W. and Lydia Hylton Corbin. He worked as a maintenance man for Trans-world Airlines in St. Louis. Upon his retirement he operated a cattle farm near Alton...
Ollie Iolene Haney (12/11/03)
Ollie Iolene Haney, 70, daughter of the late Clifford McHugh and Florence Denton McHugh, was born Dec. 10, 1932, in Mammoth Spring, and died Dec. 1, 2003, in West Plains. She was married Oct. 17, 1949, in Salem, Ark., to Claudie Edward Haney. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, caregiver and homemaker and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Frank Thomas Beam (12/11/03)
Frank Thomas Beam, 70, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Edward and Lela Deckard Beam was born Dec. 20, 1932, in Peoria, Ill. He died Dec. 2, 2003, at Salem. Frank spent his working years as a father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and was a shipping clerk for Witco Chemical Company. He was a member of Immanuel Southern Baptist Church in Salem...
Mary Nell Gentry (12/11/03)
Mary Nell Gentry, of Mountain Home died Nov. 29, 2003, at Care Manor Nursing Center. She was 87. She was born in Chatsworth, Ga., to Forney Joe and Addie Chapman Bentley. She was a bookkeeper in the family hardware store for many years and she has lived in the Mountain Home area since Aug. 1, 2001, moving there from Walnut Creek, Calif. She was Episcopalian...
Daphna Brightwell (12/11/03)
Daphna Delice Brightwell, 89, of Batesville, died Dec. 1, 2003, at Batesville. Born Sept. 30, 1914, a Barnhill, Ill., she was the daughter of W.J. and Leora Manion McDuffee. She was a Stanley home products dealer for many years and a member of West Baptist Church at Batesville...
Dan Allison Cover (12/11/03)
Dan Allison Cover, 73, died peacefully Dec. 2, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Dan was born Nov. 11, 1930, in Mountain Grove, Mo., the son of Harold and Pauline Cover. He was a graduate of Thayer High School and attended Central Methodist College, Drury College, and graduated from the University of Missouri in Columbia...
Nellie Elnora Isom (12/04/03)
Nellie Elnora Isom, daughter of the late Mac and Ida Jane Harbor Sullins, was born July 10, 1904, in Wild Cherry, Ark. She died Nov. 25, 2003, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould at the age of 99. She was united in marriage to Hoyd Ray Isom on May 22, 1921, at Wild Cherry. ...
Ardith Harrell (12/04/03)
Ardith Harrell of Thayer, Mo., the daughter of the late Herbert and Flora Huchison Waits was born Aug. 6, 1917, at Mammoth Spring, Ark., and departed this life Nov. 23, 2003, at the age of 86 years. On Feb. 16, 1938, at Mammoth Spring, Ark., she married Frank Harrell and to this union four children were born. Frank preceded her in death Dec. 26, 1997...
Elizabeth Evelyn Dean (12/04/03)
Elizabeth Evelyn Honeycutt Rutledge Dean, 74, daughter of the late Hiram Honeycutt and Gertie Jones Honeycutt was born Nov. 4, 1929, in Wirth, Ark., and died Nov. 26, 2003, in Monette, Ark. She was married Nov. 5, 1947, in Pocahontas to Lawrence Rutledge. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith...
Mary Helen Conyers (12/04/03)
Mary Helen Conyers, 88, died Nov. 18, 2003, at Green Acres Assisted Living in Rogers, Ark. Born July 12, 1915, in Corinth, Miss., she was the daughter of Luther and Tommie Lee Burgess Harrison. She lived most of her life in Arkansas, graduating from Bentonville High School and Hendrix College...
Ninetta Floyd Adams (12/04/03)
Ninetta Floyd Adams, 88, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Harve Leslie and Sarah Ella Smith Floyd was born Oct. 5, 1915 in Salem, Ark. She died Nov. 28, 2003 at Salem. She married James A. Adams April 28, 1942, in Shreveport, La., and to this union two children were born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother and in the grocery business for several years...
David Rhoden (12/04/03)
David Pearson Rhoden, of Viola, Ark., son of the late George W. and Ethel Deese Rhoden, was born July 29, 1951, in Winter Haven, Fla. He died Nov. 25, 2003, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 52 years. David spent his working years as a father and self-employed landscaper...
Alvis Eugene Street (12/04/03)
Alvis Eugene Street, 80, of Cave City, Ark., died Nov. 25, 2003, in Cave City. He was the son of Eagle Norris Street and Hazel Meacham Street. He was a veteran of World War II serving as a sergeant in the United States Army. He served in both the 3rd and 7th Army and spent 18 months in Germany with the Headquarters and Headquarters Artillery Battalion of the 14th Armored Division...
Danny Lee Stemen (12/04/03)
Danny Lee Stemen, of Sturkie, Ark., son of the late George Clayton and Jeanne Marie Huybrecht Stemen was born Aug. 23, 1937, in Toledo, Ohio. He died Nov. 24, 2003, at Sturkie, Ark., at the age of 66. He was married to Joan Marie Marchetto Jan. 26, 1957, at Toledo and to this union two daughters were born. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and as an auto mechanic. He served his country in the United States Air Force...
Hayes Snell (12/04/03)
Hayes Snell, 81, of Williford, Ark., died Nov. 18, 2003, at his son's residence in Jonesboro, Ark. He was a member and Elder of Viva Street Church of Christ in Trumann. He worked for Chrysler for 35 years and also worked for Greyhound Bus and Holt Lumber Co. in Trumann...
George Brown Mobley (12/04/03)
George Brown Mobley, 78, of Cave City, Ark., died Nov. 27, 2003, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 8, 1925, at Cave City, Ark., to Albert Homer and Cecile Imogene Brown Mobley. He was in the U.S. Navy, a farmer, worked for Libby Food Packing, mining manganese, a sawmill worker, Hills Valley Food, Aero Jet Manufacturing, Cave City Lumber Company, Robertson Hardware and Edmondson Cattle Company. He was a Christian and a member of Mt. View Missionary Baptist Church...
Linda Lou Lawence (12/04/03)
Linda Lou Lawrence, 58, of Hardy, Ark., died Nov. 28, 2003, at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock, Ark. Born March 4, 1945, in Roswell, N.M., she was the daughter of Ralph Ezell Lawrence and Bessie Watts Lawrence. She grew up in Pontiac, Mich., and graduated from the Waterford Township High School in Mich. She received her bachelor's degree from Oakland University in Michigan...
Walsie McLeod Mahan (12/23/03)
Walsie McLeod Mahan, 75, of Charleston, Ark., died Dec. 13, 2003, at her home. Born Dec. 23, 1927, at Cave City, she was the daughter of Homer A. and Eunar Hill Mc-Leod. She was a factory worker for Cessna Aircraft in Wichita, Kan., and a waitress. She attended Marietta Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Charleston...
Vista Mae Robbins (12/16/03)
Vista Mae Robins, 83, of Phoenix died Dec. 12, 2003. Born Feb. 21, 1920, near Ash Flat, she and her family lived in Ash Flat throughout her early life. Shortly after World War II, she and her husband, Noble, started a career with Greyhound Post House that carried them through Texas, Mississippi, Virginia and New Mexico before they moved to Phoenix in 1957. They managed the Phoenix Post House for a number of years before her retirement...
Virginia Kroll (12/09/03)
Virginia Skipworth Kroll of Cherokee Village died Dec. 3, 2003, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was active in community affairs. She was a member of Hardy United Methodist Church, Sharp County Historical Society, Cherokee Village Writers Group, Friends of the Library and an ardent conservationist...
Vera A. Tycoliz (12/09/03)
Vera A. Tycoliz, 73, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 28, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born July 2, 1980, in New York City, she was the daughter of John and Mary Miller Pyzow. She married William Tycoliz April 26, 1948, at First Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, Md. ...
Sara J. Lindemood (12/23/03)
Sara J. Lindemood, 85, a resident of Summervile of Port Orange, in Port Orange, Fla., formerly of Cherokee Village, died Dec. 2, 2003, at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. Born July 7, 1918, in Dayton, Ohio, she moved to the Daytona Beach area in 1997 from Cherokee Village. ...
Paul Lagerstrom (12/16/03)
Paul William Lagerstrom Sr., 71, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Galesburg, Ill., died Dec. 6, 2003, at the OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Ill. Born May 27, 1932, in Galesburg, he was the son of Harry Carl and Jenny A. Johnson Lagerstrom...
Marie A. Miles (12/09/03)
Marie Anna Miles, 67, of Hardy, formerly of Kirbyville, Texas, died Dec. 1, 2003, at her residence. Born Jan. 4, 1936, in Sabine County, Texas, she was the daughter of Roy and Grace Busby Barthol. She married Charles Lynn Miles. She was a homemaker and a member of Light in the Wilderness Assembly of God Church...
Linda Lou Lawrence (12/02/03)
Linda Lou Lawrence, 58, of Hardy died Nov. 28, 2003, at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock. Born March 4, 1945, in Roswell, N.M., she was the daughter of Ralph Ezell Lawrence and Bessie Watts Lawrence. She grew up in Pontiac, Mich., and graduated from Waterford Township High School in Michigan. She received her bachelor's degree from Oakland University in Michigan. She was a teacher at Highland Middle School for 25 years before retiring. She was a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Larry Gene Morgan (12/09/03)
Larry Gene Morgan, 53, of Muskogee, Okla., died Dec. 4, 2003, at his home. Born Aug. 21, 1950, at Batesville, he was the son of James Newton and Alamola Norris Morgan. He was employed at Whitlock Packaging Corporation in Fort Gibson, Okla., and was of the Baptist faith...
Lottie Francis Vallance (12/23/03)
Lottie Francis Vallance, 63, of Hardy died Dec. 17, 2003. Born Aug. 9, 1940, in Osceola, Ark., she was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Tim Vallance of Hardy; two sons -- Timothy Vallance of Paragould, and Terry Vallance of Calico Rock; four daughters -- Patricia Davidson of Nashville, Tenn., Pamela Smith of Walnut Ridge, and Heather and Renee Vallance, both of the home; three brothers -- Bob Manuel of Memphis, Billy Manuel of Olive Branch, Miss., and Henry "Bud" Manuel of Paragould; and two sisters -- Beatrice Mears of Memphis, and Tressie Gray of Somerville, Tenn.. ...
Kendall E. Foushee (12/23/03)
Kendall E. Foushee, 83, of Cave City, died Dec. 18, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 1, 1920, at Strawberry, Ark., he was the son of John and Belle Cochran Foushee. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of Smithville Masonic Lodge and was retired from Rock Island Railroad...
Julia May Smith Barker (12/23/03)
Julia May Smith Barker, 78, of Sparta, Ill., died Dec. 17, 2003, at Senior Manor Nursing Home in Sparta. Born May 27, 1925, at Russellville, Ala., she was the daughter of William Henry and Dellar Britnell Smith. She was retired from Swift Independent Packing Company of East St. Louis, Ill., and was of the Protestant faith...
Jasper Hutchison Jr. (12/16/03)
Jasper Harold Hutchison Jr. 54, of Evening Shade died Dec. 11, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 30, 1949, at Waco, Texas, he was the son of Jasper H. Hutchison Sr. and Lydia Duncan Hutchison of Evening Shade. He was a financial advisor for American Express and a member of Believers Community Church. ...
John Grimes (12/23/03)
John Grimes, 89, of Melbourne died Dec. 11, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 18, 1914, in LaCrosse, Ark., he was the son of Charles and Elizabeth Ramsey Grimes. He was a retired minister, a farmer, a member and former pastor of Zion Hill Baptist Church...
Helen Hendrickson (12/09/03)
Helen Lucille Hendrickson, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, formerly of Bloomington, Ill., died Nov. 22, 2003, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born Jan. 21, 1918, at Breckenridge, Mich., she was the daughter of John William and Edith Leone Palmer DeBolt. She grew up in Foosland, Ill., and graduated from Fisher High School in Fisher, Ill. She later lived in Gibson City, Chicago, New York City, Harpster and since 1983 in Horseshoe Bend...
George Dale Spurlock (12/16/03)
George Dale Spurlock, 43, of Evening Shade died Dec. 4, 2003, near his home. Born Feb. 5, 1960, at Batesville, he was the son of Paschal G. and Johnnie L. Wolfe Spurlock. He was a barber, a truck driver and of the Church of Christ faith. Survivors include his parents -- Paschal and Johnnie Spurlock of Evening Shade; two daughters -- Cori Conyers and Sara Pickren, both of Mount Pleasant; a dear friend, Mattie Spurlock of Mount Pleasant; a sister and brother-in-law -- Renee and Chan Bailey of Evening Shade; and a nephew and niece-in-law -- Shannon and Amanda Bailey of Jonesboro.. ...
George Brown Mobley (12/02/03)
George Brown Mobley, 78, of Cave City died Nov. 27, 2003, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Oct. 8, 1925, at Cave City, he was the son of Albert Homer and Cecile Imogene Brown Mobley. He was in the U.S. Navy, was a farmer, worked for Libby Food Packing, Hills Valley Food, Aero Jet Manufacturing, Cave City Lumber Company, Robertson Hardware and Edmondson Cattle Company, mined manganese and was a sawmill worker. He was a Christian and a member of Mt. View Missionary Baptist Church...
Elizabeth Evelyn Dean (12/02/03)
Elizabeth Evelyn Honeycutt Rutledge Dean, 74, died Nov. 26, 2003, in Monette. Born Nov. 4, 1929, in Wirth, she was the daughter of Hiram Honeycutt and Gertie Jones Honeycutt. She was united in marriage Nov. 5, 1947, in Pocahontas to Lawrence Rutledge...
Don Weston Tucker (12/16/03)
Don Weston Tucker, 65, of Loudon, Tenn., died Dec. 9, 2003, at Loudon. Born July 9, 1938, in Sharp County, he was the son of Roy Alfred and Tressie Martin Tucker. He retired following 29 years with Cooper Communities Inc., was a real estate broker, owned Tux Realty Company in Loudon, and was a member and Sunday school teacher of Loudon Church of Christ...
Donald Kingsford Jr. (12/02/03)
Donald Kingsford Jr., 77, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 21, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health Systems in Cherokee Village. Born March 3, 1926, in Los Angeles, Calif., he was the son of Donald Kingsford Sr. and Elizabeth Kent Kingsford. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. ...
Della Frances Cross (12/16/03)
Della Frances Cross, 94, of Ash Flat died Dec. 8, 2003, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. Born Nov. 10, 1909, at Nettleton, she was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons -- Larry Cross of Cherokee Village and Carl Cross Jr.; and two daughters -- Jean Lough and Ruby Riess...
Daphna Brightwell (12/09/03)
Daphna Delice Brightwell, 89, of Batesville died Dec. 1, 2003, at Batesville. Born Sept. 30, 1914, at Barnhill, Ill., she was the daughter of W.J. and Leora Manison McDuffee. She was a Stanley home products dealer for many years and a member of West Baptist Church at Batesville...
Bertie B. Allen (12/16/03)
Bertie B. Allen, 94, of Cave City died Dec. 11, 2003, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Jan. 30, 1909, at Cave City, she was the daughter of Rush and Adda Mae Ford Felts. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Coy R. Allen of Cave City; a sister, Vernie Snow of Cave City; three grandchildren -- Debra Edgin of Batesville, Kenny Allen of Orlando, Fla., and John Showalter of Atlanta; four great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren...
Anna Lois Bailey Price (12/23/03)
Anna Lois Bailey Price, 50, of Ravenden died Dec. 16, 2003, at her home. Born July 14, 1953, at Imboden she was the daughter of Manley B. and Lois Imogene Brown Bailey of Ravenden. She married Bobby Jo Price Aug. 31, 1985, in Sharp County. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Ravenden...
Alvis Eugene Street (12/02/03)
Alvis Eugene Street, 80, of Cave City died Nov. 25, 2003, in Cave City. He was he son of Eagle Norris Street and Hazel Meacham Street. He was a veteran of World War II serving as a sergeant in the United States Army. He served in both the 3rd and 7th Army and spent 18 months in Germany with the Headquarters and Headquarters Artillery Battalion of the 14th Armored Division...