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Obituaries from January 2004

Iva Ford McIntire (01/29/04)
Iva Ford McIntire, 79, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Jan. 23, 2004, a Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village, Ark. She was born Dec. 4, 1924, in Kings Mill, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Mary Shands Goodman and Jody Goodman. She was a homemaker and worked for Village Vacations in Cherokee Village...
Mary June England (01/29/04)
Mary June England, daughter of the late Floyd Payne and Bertie May Robinson Payne, was born May 19, 1918, in Myrtle, Mo., and died Jan. 20, 2004, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 85 years. She was married June 14, 1936, in Salem, Ark., to Hanford England...
Carolyn L. Sarantos (01/29/04)
~Died 1-22-2004 Carolyn L. Sarantos, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 22, 2004 at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Arrangements will be announced at a later date under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Hardy.
Oscar Willard Ricketts (01/29/04)
Oscar Willard Ricketts, 62, of Highland, Ark., died Jan. 22, 2004. He was born Nov. 30, 1941, in Danville, Ill., the son of Carolyn Miller Ricketts and John Ricketts. He was an auto mechanic. Survivors include his wife, Mary Sue Ricketts of Highland, Ark.; two sons -- Jerry Dean Ricketts of Danville, Ill., and John Travis Ricketts of Pine Bluff, Ark.; two daughters -- Melanie Neal of Pine Bluff and Diane Ricks of Pine Bluff; one brother, James Ricketts of Danville, Ill., a sister, Laura Henderson of Texas; and 11 grandchildren.. ...
Donald Kenneth Miller (01/29/04)
Donald Kenneth Miller Jr., son of the late Donald Kenneth Miller Sr., and Louise Simpson Miller, was born Nov. 6, 1955, in St. Louis, Mo., and died Jan. 19, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 48 years. He was a graduate of SMS and was employed by SEI for 25 years. His hobbies were many, including collecting hot wheels, photography and car racing. He was a member of Mt. Zion Masonic Lodge 327 in West Plains, Mo., and was of the Baptist faith...
John Wister Tucker (01/29/04)
John Wister Tucker, 81, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Jan. 20, 2004, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born March 14, 1923, in Crossett, Ark., he was the son of Wister and Margaret King Tucker. He moved to Horseshoe Bend eight years ago from Yellville, Ark...
Myrtle Lee Oakes (01/29/04)
The funeral service for Myrtle Lee Oakes, 89, of Thayer, Mo., were Jan. 28 at Thayer Church of Christ with Ermon Croney officiating. Burial was in Jeff Cemetery with arrangements by the Carr Montgomery Funeral Home of Thayer. Survivors are four sons -- Delbert Oakes of Mammoth Spring and Melburn, Arthur Jr. and Jerry Oakes all of Thayer; a daughter, Lita Case of Hardy; nine grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren...
Pauline Cover (01/15/04)
Pauline Cover, daughter of the late John Price Roberts and Sarah Matilda Williams Roberts, was born Jan. 15, 1907, in Cabool, Mo., and died Jan. 9, 2004, in Thayer, Mo. at the age of 96 years. She was united in marriage Aug. 16, 1938, to Harold Allison Cover...
Esther V. Fisher (01/15/04)
Esther V. Fisher, 82, of Melbourne, daughter of the late Joseph Hiriam Stokes and Hattie Autumn Spence Stokes, was born March 12, 1921, in Mount Pleasant, Ark. She died Jan. 7, 2004, in Batesville, Ark. She married Cleo Adam Fisher on May 17, 1946, in Melbourne, Ark., and to this union three children were born. She spent her life as a homemaker, wife and mother. She attended the Freewill Baptist Church...
Twylla Dihel Greer (01/15/04)
Twylla Fontelle Dihel Greer, 37, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Betty Jean Maguffee Dihel and Billy Engene Dihel was born Feb. 6, 1966, in Salem. She died Jan. 9, 2004, at Salem at the age of 37 years. She married Ramond Devine Greer II on Sept. 20, 1997, at Salem and to this union two daughters were born...
Nellie Virginia Ingram (01/15/04)
Nellie Virginia Ingram, 79, died Dec. 28, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born March 2, 1924, in Marion, Ark., she was the daughter of Roy Campbell and Carrie Queary Campbell. On Nov. 14, 1941, Nellie and Leslie Ingram were married in Osceola, Ark...
Wanda Lee Johnson (01/15/04)
Wanda Lee Johnson, 75, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Jan. 19, 1928, at Leachville, Ark. She died Jan. 7, 2004, at the Baptist Health Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. She was united in marriage to Tommy A. Johnson on Dec. 6, 1947, at Lake City, Ark...
Audrey Arlene Jones (01/15/04)
Audrey Arlene Jones, 71, of Salem, Ark., daughter of William A. Herren and Vesta Garland Applebee was born May 8, 1932 in Peoria, Ill. She died Jan. 3, 2004, at Salem. She married Ralph Leon Jones on May 10, 1952, at Peoria, Ill.; and to this union two children were born...
Lucille G. Miller (01/15/04)
Lucille G. Miller, 77, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 6, 1926, in Keytsville, Mo., and died Jan. 4, 2004, at the Shepherd's View Residential Care in Alton. Lucille's first love was for God, followed by the love of her family. She was baptized April 23, 1950, at the Blue Summit Baptist Church. She also enjoyed a passion for music and will be greatly missed by her family and friends...
Vivian Irene Bryan (01/15/04)
Vivian Irene Bryan, daughter of the late R.A. Dale and Addie Williams Dale, was born Jan. 7, 1922, in Bardley, Mo., and died Jan. 5, 2004, in Tucson, Ariz., at the age of 81 years. She was united in marriage Jan. 17, 1941 in Couch,Mo., to Robert Bryan. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mammoth Spring, Ark., where she served as a Sunday School Teacher. She was involved in many church activities and enjoyed quilting. She was a member of the NARFE...
Kathryn D. Brown (01/15/04)
Kathryn Diane Brown, 51, of Republic, Mo., and a former resident of West Plains and Thayer, died Dec. 31, 2003, at her home. Born Aug. 15, 1952, at Thayer, she was the daughter of Clara Jean Biddle Phenix and the late Othel G. Son Ivey. On Nov. 7, 1970, she was married at West Plains, Mo., to Lonnie Pruett. ...
Mary Sue Farley (01/15/04)
Mary Sue Farley, 70, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 6, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. She was born Oct. 25, 1933, in Shreveport, La., the daughter of the late Fred Williams and Vivian Dunlap Williams. She was a director of Social Service for McCune Brooks Hospital in Carthage, Mo., a member of the Optimist Club, Diabetes Association, and First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village...
Matthew Scott Rhoads (01/15/04)
Matthew Scott Rhoads, 21, of Russellville, Ark., died Jan. 4, 2004, at Opelika, Ala., from injuries sustained in an automobile accident while returning to active duty in the U.S. Army at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. Born Sept. 2, 1982, at Calico Rock, Ark., he was the son of Phillip Dave Daniel and Loretta Lee Calmes Rhoads. ...
Wilda Margaret Rush (01/15/04)
Wilda Margaret Rush, 65, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Jan. 5, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 11, 1938, in Allegheny County, Pa., to Murray O. and Retta Shell-hammer Knappenberger. She was a certified nurse's aide having worked for Area Agency on Aging and home health. She was a foster grandparent at Evening Shade School and a member of Maxville Missionary Baptist Church...
Lehman Earl Sorrell (01/15/04)
Lehman Earl Sorrell was born on Oct. 19, 1925, to Alsia and Bessie Sorrell on his family's farm near Myrtle Mo. He attended Myrtle Grade School and Couch High, graduating in 1943. He then enlisted in the United States Army and honorably served in Austria, France, and Germany during World War II...
Coy Columbus Story (01/15/04)
Coy Columbus Story, 92, of Little Rock, Ark., died Jan. 8, 2004, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Little Rock. Born Nov. 25, 1911, at Cave City, he was the son of King William and Lee Ford Story. He was a schoolteacher, having taught in many public schools in Sharp County, a retired salesman for Toledo Scales Company in Little Rock...
Albert Ernest Wynn (01/15/04)
Albert Ernest Wynn died Dec. 27, 2003. He was born in Edinburg, Texas on Feb. 13, 1942. He graduated in 1960 from Fayetteville, Ark. High School. In 1964, he graduated with an associate's degree from Southern Baptist College (Williams Baptist College now). Then in 1966, he graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Ark., with a bachelor's degree in accounting...
Freda Alene Ackerman (01/15/04)
Freda Alene Ackerman, 83, of Cypress, Texas, formerly of the Pfeiffer community died Jan. 7, 2004, at Tomball Nursing Center in Tomball, Texas. Born June 14, 1920, at Willow Springs, Mo., she was the daughter of Asa and Eva Gibson Green. She retired from Cato's Dress Shop in Batesville, was active in the Pfeiffer 4-H Club, was a youth leader at Pfeiffer Baptist Church and a member of Green Valley Baptist Church...
Jaunda Billingsley (01/15/04)
Jaunda Lee Campbell Billingsley, 82, of Violet Hill, Ark., daughter of the late James Albert Campbell and Vesta Elizabeth Rowden Campbell, was born on June 7, 1921, in Violet Hill, Ark. She died Jan. 8, 2004, in Calico Rock. She married Kennard Billingsley Oct. 17, 1942, in Salem, Ark., to this union three children were born. She spent her life as a homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She attended Fairview Baptist Church...
Maxie Mae Rains (01/15/04)
Maxie Mae Rains, 79, of Viola, daughter of Herman and Ethel Crawford Bales, was born Sept. 18, 1924, in Pickren Hall, Ark. She died Jan. 10, 2004, at her home in Viola. She married Theodore Dillinger Nov. 7, 1940, at Salem. To this union three children were born. He preceded her in death and she married W.E. Rains in April of 1983. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church...
Marie Walling (01/29/04)
Marie Helm Walling, 86, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Walter and Susie Lawson Helm was born Aug. 3, 1917, in Oxford, Ark. she died Jan. 25, 2004, at Salem, Ark. She married James Donald Walling on July 17, 1942, at Byron, Ark., and to this union a son was born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, homemaker and a teacher, as she taught for five years just before all one-room schools consolidated. she was a member of Byron Church of Christ...
Don Bradley (01/29/04)
Don Bradley, 68, of Cave City, died Jan. 22, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 15, 1935, at Black Oak, Ark., he was the son of Carl and Lucille Finley Bradley. He was retired from ConAgra Frozen Foods in Batesville; was a member of the Cave City City Council and was a farmer...
Palmer E. Whitlock (01/29/04)
Palmer E. Whitlock, 90, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Jan. 19, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 4, 1913, at Evening Shade, he was the son of Marcus L. and Jennie Duncan Whitlock. He was the owner/operator of Whitlock Shoes in Union City, Mich., for many years before retiring to Evening Shade...
Alex Adams (01/29/04)
Alex Adams, son of the late William Code Adams and Lear Clark Adams, was born Nov. 29, 1921, in Caraway, Ark., and died Jan. 14, 2004, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 82 years. He was united in marriage to Lois Manes who preceded him in death Dec. 24, 2003...
Robert Lee Joyner (01/29/04)
Robert Lee Joyner, son of the late Robert Joyner and Clara Burrell Joyner of Senatobia, Miss., was born on Dec. 16, 1944, in Tipton County, Tenn. He died Jan. 22, 2004, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark., at the age of 59 years. He married Linda Clifton Joyner May 1, 1976, in Memphis, Tenn., and to this union a child was born...
Alton Coles (01/29/04)
Alton Coles, 84, of Batesville, died Jan. 23, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Dec. 27, 1919, at Sandtown, Ark., he was the son of William Thomas and Annie Gaines Coles. He was a retired planer operator for Highway Lumber Company in Batesville and was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Batesville...
Sam Douglas (01/29/04)
Sam Douglas, 82, of Hoxie, Ark., formerly of Ash Flat, died Jan. 22, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 6, 1921, at Nelsonville, Ark., he was the son of Will and Eunissa Walling Douglas. He was a farmer and a member of the Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Craig Pickering (01/29/04)
Craig Pickering 76, of Cave City, formerly of Frisco, Texas, died Jan. 21, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 27, 1927, at Corsicana, Texas, he was the son of Oren Oscar and Lena Pauline Craig Pickering. He was a mechanist by trade and owned Craig and Company in Frisco, Texas. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran of World War II and of the Christian faith...
Leonard O. Taylor (01/29/04)
Leonard O. Taylor, 78, of Ravenden, Ark., died Jan. 18, 2004, at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock. Born June 21, 1925, in Dennison, Texas, he was the son of Jim Taylor and Ninnie Robinson Taylor. He married Wilma Modell Pickett July 31, 1945, in Smithville. She preceded him in death Aug. 16, 2001...
Richard Wallace (01/29/04)
Richard Dewane Wallace, 63, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., son of the late William Wallace and Alberta Jewell Spiller Thompson was born Oct. 6, 1940, in Detroit, Mich. He died Jan. 18, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and a truck driver. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Association and was of the Baptist faith...
Sidney Boyd Lankford (01/08/04)
Sidney Boyd Lank-ford, 79, of Hardy, died Dec. 31, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 23, 1924, in Tishimingo, Okla. He retired in El Paso, Texas, as a chief warrant officer (CW4) from the U.S. Army after more than 28 years including service as a paratrooper and a mechanic in the 101st Airborne Division in World War II in Japan and in the Korean Conflict...
Evelyn (Sally) Bonewits (01/08/04)
Evelyn (Sally) Laura Bonewits, 75, died Dec. 31, 2003, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. She was born in Flint Mich., and was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Jack R. Bonewits; two sons -- Stan Hurst of Charlotte, N.C., and Jack E. Bonewits of Griffith, Ind.; two daughters -- Carol Whieney of Duluth, Ga., and Martha Bonewits of Gary, Ind.; two brothers -- Jim Whatling of Port Hope, Mich., and Jerry Whatling of South Lyon, Mich.; seven grandchildren -- Jamie, Pat, Amanda, A.J., Dustin, Calvin and Kelsey; and six great-grandchildren -- Kaitlin, Brianna, Morgan, Madeline, Taylor and Gracie.. ...
Faye Cochran Blevins (01/08/04)
Faye Cochran Blevins, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Frank and Mary Elizabeth Watson Cochran was born Jan. 17, 1908 in Union, Ark. She died December 25, 2003, at Salem at the age of 95 years. She married John Arthur Blevins at Union and to this union a son was born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a homemaker. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Union, Ark...
Robert Lee McGriff (01/08/04)
Robert Lee McGriff Sr., son of the late Willie Fate McGriff and Alma Cathryn Kelley McGriff, was born on Feb. 22, 1930, in Leake County, Miss. He died Dec. 23, 2003, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 73 years. He served in the United States Army from 1948 to 1970, retiring with the rank of sergeant. ...
Imalene Thacker (01/08/04)
Imalene Thacker, 61, of Cave City died Dec. 26, 2003, at her home. She was born May 18, 1942, near Ben Gay, Ark., to Verner A. and Eulala Pinkston Cooper. She was a cook at the Cave City Nursing Home and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include two sons -- Chuck Thacker and Junior Thacker, both of Cave City; two daughters -- Judy Webster of Cave City and Tina Belt of Cherokee Village; four brothers -- Clifton Cooper and Alton Cooper, both of Grange, Leland Cooper of Van Buren, and John Cooper of Batesville; four sisters -- Lorene Burge of Grange, Nina Jean Townsley and Bonnie Byrd, both of Cave City, and Betty James of Hardy; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Jewell Duane Fulbright (01/08/04)
Jewell Duane Fulbright, 84, of North Little Rock, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2003, at his home. He was born May 31, 1919, near Cave City to Elbert Edward and Ella Story Fulbright. He worked 20 years in the aircraft industry in Wichita, Kan., and 20 years for Associated Management in Little Rock...
Kermit A. Larson (01/08/04)
Kermit A. Larson, 87, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2003, in Horseshoe Bend. Born at Wahoo, Neb., he was the son of Alred and Hannah Olsen Larson. He was employed by the Iowa Department of Trans-portation in Ames, Iowa for 37 years. He was a World War II veteran of Army Air Corps. ...
Hubert Oscar Soward (01/08/04)
Hubert Oscar Soward, 91, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Jan. 4, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 29, 1912, near Ash Flat he was the son of David and Maggie Cameron Soward. He was a farmer and a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Lela Virginia Newman (01/08/04)
Lela Virginia Newman, daughter of the late B.L. Clark and Ora Margaret Crass Clark, was born May 12, 1912, in Myrtle, Mo. and died Dec. 23, 2003, in Thayer at the age of 91 years. She was united in marriage to Charley Buckley who preceded her in death...
Dorothy Wisterman (01/08/04)
Dorothy Wisterman, 89, of Bardley, Mo., was born Jan. 19, 1914, in New Liberty community and died Dec. 13, 2003, at Ripley County Hospital in Doniphan, Mo. Survivors include a daughter, Betty Reddy of Bardley; one grandchild, Sheila Acker-man of St. Louis; four great-grandchildren -- Chris, Brian, Kelly and Cory; three great-great-grandchildren -- Katie, Kacey and Steven; and two half-sisters -- Geneva Cline and Norma Krause of Alton...
Robert Henry Rodgers (01/08/04)
Robert Henry Rodgers, 86, of Hardy, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born May 15, 1917, at Newport, Ark., the son of Eula Bell Dark Rodgers and Inward W. Rodgers. During his working years he was employed as a manager in retail groceries...
Ruby Geraldine Smith (01/08/04)
Ruby Geraldine Smith, daughter of the late Sam Smith and Verna Kerby Smith was born Sept. 16, 1939, in Fulton County, Ark., and died Dec. 25, 2003, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 64 years. In spite of her disability, she showed much love for her family and had a great sense of humor...
Mildred A. Holy (01/08/04)
Mildred A. Holy, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, died Jan. 4, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Dec. 27, 1915 in Chicago, Ill. She was a beautician for several years and also was an office clerk for Boyle Midway. Survivors include a broher, Raymond Keen, of Horseshoe Bend...
Christeen Barnhill (01/08/04)
Christeen Barnhill, 72, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Jan. 2, 2004, in Mountain Home, Ark. Born March 8, 1931, in Osceola, Ark., she was the daughter of Alonzo and Nora Ballard Staggs. She worked as a certified nurse's aide. She was also a homemaker and a devoted mother. She enjoyed dancing, gardening, and fishing. She was of the Baptist faith...
Tollie V. Haughn (01/08/04)
Tollie V. Haughn, 91, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2003. He was born April 29, 1912, in Elizabeth, Ark., to Joseph N. and Laura R. Foster Haughn. He married the former Gracie Baker on March 18, 1931, at Salem, Ark., and he lived in the Mountain Home area for 30 years after working in California and Missouri in agriculture; and in later years as a carpenter. He helped construct the Bull Shoals Dam...
James Robert McGlinn (01/08/04)
James Robert McGlinn, 82, of Ozark Acres, Ark., died Jan. 2, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Jan. 4, 1921, in Delphi, Ind., he married Dorothy Beetsma Sept. 16, 1942, in Demotte, Ind. He retired after farming for many years in Hebron, Ind...
Lavenia Alice Simpson (01/08/04)
Lavenia Alice Simpson, 95, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Jan. 1, 2004, at Woodlawn Nursing Home in Batesville. Born May 4, 1908, near Imboden, she was the daughter of Henry and Sallie May Goad Massey. She was a homemaker and a member of Evening Shade First Baptist Church...
Ralph William Ball Sr. (01/08/04)
Ralph William Ball Sr., son of the late Russell E. Ball and Margaret Gayhart Ball, was born May 22, 1935, in Versailles, Mo., and died Jan. 1, 2004, in Cherokee Village, Ark at the age of 68 years. He married Aug. 20, 1955, in Peru, Ind., to Elizabeth Sue Swartz...
Doris Ann Schuster (01/08/04)
Doris Ann Schuster, daughter of the late Elbert Davidson and Ethel Wynn Davidson, was born Feb. 19, 1927, in Thayer, Mo., and died Dec. 21, 2003, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 76 years. She was united in marriage a April 10, 1948, in Pocahontas, Ark., to Huston Mondy...
Jim L. Reese (01/08/04)
Jim L. Reese, 88, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 10, 1915, in Mountain View, Ark., and died Dec. 23, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He moved to Mammoth Spring, Ark. in 1948, operating the Mammoth Spring Livestock Auction until closing it in 1966. From 1968 to 1985, he operated the Central Ozark Livestock Auction in West Plains, Mo...
Hazel Nell Blevins (01/08/04)
Hazel Nell Blevins, 81, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Clede Homer and Mable M. Billingsley Moser was born Dec. 14, 1922, in Violet Hill, Ark. She died Dec. 31, 2003, at Salem. She married Floyd Calvin Blevins Dec. 4, 1943, at Violet Hill, Ark. She spent her working years as a wife, and a teacher for the Salem, Violet Hill, and Viola School Districts. She was a member of Salem First Baptist Church in Salem...
Georgia Beebe (01/08/04)
Georgia Geloria Montgom-ery Beebe, daughter of the late William I. and Susan Emma Lynch Montgomery was born Sept. 9, 1923, in Manilla, Ark. She died Dec. 26, 2003, at her residence in Calico Rock at the age of 80 years. She married A.C. Beebe in 1947, in Hernando, Miss., and to this union two sons were born. ...
Martic Jay Smith (01/08/04)
Martic Jay Smith, of Melbourne, son of the late Enoch Smith and Annie Smith, was born Aug. 25, 1924, in Haleyville, Okla. He died Dec. 25, 2003, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 79 years. Martic served in the United States Army during World War II with the 101 Airborne Division. He was honorably discharged attaining the rank of Private First Class and was a Purple Heart recipient...
Mary Louise Danielson (01/08/04)
Mary Louise Danielson, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2003, at Ash Flat Nursing Home in Ash Flat, Ark. Born June 14, 1928, in Burlington, Iowa, she was the daughter of John J. and Louise A. Marrah. On June 13, 1948, she married Robert Danielson in Roseville, Ill...
Zelma Faye Gilson (01/08/04)
Zelma Faye Brooks Gilson, of Melbourne, daughter of the late Thomas Washington Brooks and Eva Morse Brooks, was born Sept. 5, 1931, in Gid, Ark. She died Dec. 28, 2003, in Mountain Home at the age of 72 years. She married Bob Gilson. During her working years she worked at Baxter Lab and was a housewife and mother...
Christene Melton (01/08/04)
Christene Ramsey Melton, 65, of Brockwell, Ark., daughter of the late Charles R. Ramsey and Iba Johnston Ramsey, was born May 16, 1938, in Franklin, Ark. She died Dec. 31, 2003, at her home in Brockwell. She married Gale Wayne Melton April 7, 1978, in Franklin. She worked at McDonnell Douglas for 29-1/2 years until retirement. She attended Franklin Baptist Church...
Lois Pink Adams (01/08/04)
Lois Pink Adams, daughter of the late Lehman Bruce Manes and Nancy Carol Albright Manes, was born Sept. 22, 1918, in Camp, Ark., and died Dec. 24, 2003, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 85 years. She was united in marriage to Alex Adams. She was a homemaker...
"BR" Buford Ray Evans (01/08/04)
(BR) Buford Ray Evans, 72, of Hardy, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Born Oct. 10, 1931, in Hardy, he was the son of Fred Kerry and Eva Armstrong Evans. The Evans family moved to Sharp County in the 1850s. BR was the fourth of six generations residing in the Hardy area. He worked for 31 years for John A. Cooper in Cherokee Village. He also worked for six years for Cherokee Frame Factory...
Ann Manker (01/08/04)
Ann Manker, 69, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2003, in White River Regional Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 15, 1934, in Neidenbach/Eifel, Germany, she was the daughter of Johann and Mary Hoeser. She was a homemaker and member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Margaret Cargill (01/08/04)
Margaret Cargill, daughter of Harry H. Wilkinson and the late Sara Louise Wilkinson was born June 21, 1924, in Mitchell, Ind., and died Dec. 19, 2003, in Spartanburg, S.C., at the age of 79 years. She married Roy Cargill Sr. March 3, 1946, in Corydon, Ind...
Arthur Lee Wells (01/22/04)
Arthur Lee Wells, 81, of Williford, Ark., died Jan. 13, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, He was born Dec. 1, 1922 in Ravenden, Ark., the son of the late Samuel Henry and Stella Mae Halstead Wells. He was united in marriage to the former Rexie Sparlin of Pocahontas, Ark., on Feb. 2, 1959, in Ravenden. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army; was a self-employed carpenter; and was of the Baptist faith...
Verna Mae Trolinger (01/22/04)
Verna Mae Trolinger, 62, of Cassville, Mo., died Jan. 12, 2004, at her home in Cassville. Born May 8, 1941, in Graham County, Kan., she was the daughter of Richard Paul and Stella Daisy Burgess Butcher. On Feb. 5, 1958, in Kansas, she married Norman Leroy Doublin and to this union five children were born...
Raymond A. Reh (01/22/04)
Raymond A. Reh, 89, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. He was born Nov. 13, 1914, in Hampshire, Ill., the son of John Reh and Margaret Schuster Reh. He was a self-employed electrician in Marengo, Ill...
Arthur Gordon Johnson (01/22/04)
Arthur Gordon Johnson, 55, of Mam-moth Spring, Ark., formerly of Rockford, Ill., was born Sept. 5, 1948, in Rockford, Ill., and died Jan. 10, 2004, at the VA Medical Center in Little Rock. Survivors include his fiance', Robin Foster of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; his mother, Laurella Johnson of Rockford, Ill.; three brothers -- Lawrence and George Johnson of Rockford, Ill.; and Lyle Johnson of Cherry Valley, Ill.; two sisters -- Joyce Ball and Hazel Bradford both of Rockford, Ill.; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
James W. Marshall (01/22/04)
James W. Marshall, son of Will and Josie Shawcrass Marshall died Jan. 1, 2004, at Bell Trace Health and Living Center in Bloomington, Ind. He was born and raised in the Church of the Brethren in Anderson, Ind., and spent his adult life making music in the service of the Lord. His voice was his instrument and he took every opportunity to use it, whether it be the choir, a quartet or solo...
Laverne Gammill (01/22/04)
Laverne Blanche Gammill, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Jan. 13, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born Jan. 10, 1916, in Mattoon, Ill., she was the daughter of Leonard and Blanche Pearl Lilly. She and her husband moved to this area in 1977. She was a member of Horseshoe Bend Assembly of God Church where she was an organist for several years...
Rev. O'Neal Milligan (01/22/04)
Rev. O'Neal Milligan, 73, of Emmet, Ark., died Jan. 14, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 9, 1930, at Shelbyville, Ark., to Winslow and Ethel Williams Milligan. He was pastor of the Laneburg United Pentecostal Church, former pastor of First Church UPC in Batesville and former pastor of the First Pentecostal Church in Sulphur Rock...
Bobby Gray Morgan (01/22/04)
Bobby Gray Morgan, 65, of Viola, son of Viola Jackson Morgan and Loise John Morgan was born Aug. 14, 1938, in Dover, Tenn. He died Jan. 15, 2004, at his home in Viola. He married Linda Sue Harper April 27, 1957 at Hernando, Miss. He spent his working years as a husband and a TV technician for Ace Pipe Company in Kansas City, Mo. He was of the Baptist faith...
"Terri" Helms (01/22/04)
Teresa Mae "Terri" Ashcraft Helms, 39, of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of Wynne, Ark., died Jan. 14, 2004, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. She was a graduate of Parkin High School and a member of Paragould Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing with her grandchild and collecting poems...
John Henry Pajak (01/22/04)
John Henry Pajak, 70, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born June 26, 1933, in White Creek, N.Y., and died Jan. 8, 2004, at his home in Mammoth Spring, Ark. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, was a life member of VFW Post 2380 in Florida, a life member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in Florida and was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Thayer, Mo...
Mae Burch (01/22/04)
Mae Burch, 87, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late James Mooney and Emma Montgomery Mooney, was born July 23, 1916, in Heart, Ark. She died Jan. 13, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She married Eccless "X" Burch in 1930 at Heart, Ark., and to this union three children were born. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Church of Christ...
Della Hope Pollard (01/22/04)
Della Hope Pollard, 76, of Salem, Ark., was born April 19, 1927, in Staton, Ohio. She died Jan. 11, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She is survived by three daughters -- Beverly Herrington, Margaret Pollard and Barbara Hendrix, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father and mother...
Rennie Helen Burns (01/22/04)
Rennie Helen Burns, 82, of Viola, daughter of Owen Thomas McCandlis and Mary Caroline Burgess, was born April 8, 1921, in Viola. She died Jan. 15, 2004, at Auburn Hills Nursing Center in Mountain Home. She married Condrell Aaron Burns July 4, 1939, at Viola. To this union seven children were born...
Lucy Ellen Campbhell (01/22/04)
Lucy Ellen Campbell, 63, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Jan. 15, 2004, in Little Rock, Ark. Born July 26, 1940, she was the daughter of Harry and Ellen Frankford. She was self-employed with housekeeping services. She enjoyed bowling and was a member of the United Methodist Church...
Frances Clements (01/22/04)
Frances Clements, 96, of Judsonia, Ark., formerly of Salem, Ark., died Dec. 23, 2003. Born Oct. 1, 1907, in Covington, Tenn., she was the daughter of Nathaniel Thomas and Elvira Elizabeth Lindsey Franklin. She was a homemaker and a member of Central Baptist Church...
Eugene Earl Gammill (01/22/04)
Eugene Earl Gammill, age 90, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., formerly of Mattoon, Ill., died Jan. 15, 2004, at Fulton County Hospial in Salem, Ark. Burial will be held at a later date in Dodge Grove Cemeter y in Mattoon, Ill. Arrangements are under the direction of Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel of Horseshoe Bend, Ark...
Raymond Sam Childers (01/22/04)
Raymond Sam Childers, 82, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 23, 1921, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Jan. 11, 2004, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was a farmer for the majority of his life, and also ran a general store in Koshkonong for 26 years with his wife, Cecile. He was a Christian and was of the Methodist Church...
Dan C. Cash (01/22/04)
Dan C. Cash, 76, of Thayer, Mo., was born Sept. 14, 1927, in Thayer, Mo., and died Jan. 11, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Health Care Center in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include one daughter, Dana Mills; three grandchildren -- Alice Mills, Alan Mills and Andy Mills; two great-grandchildren -- Brandon and Baylee, all of Thayer; two brothers -- Linden Cash and Darrell Cash of Thayer, Mo.; three sisters -- Martha Flo Bennett of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Kay Sloan and Linda Crase of Thayer, Mo.; one step-son, Dennis Davis of Paragould, Ark., and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Earl Howard Ellison (01/02/04)
Earl Howard Ellison, son of the late Clarence Ellison and Florence Phillips Ellison, was born June 12, 1912, in Fulton County, and died Dec. 16, 2003, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 91 years. He was united in marriage Dec. 4, 1935, in Fulton County, to Edna Wilkening...
Brent M. Propes (01/02/04)
Brent M. Propes, 41, of West Knoxville, Tenn., died Dec. 21, 2003, at UT Medical Center. He was an employee of Sun Rise Ridge Resort in Pigeon Forge. He attended First Baptist Church at Concord, and was an avid golfer and fisherman. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a devoted husband, father and son...
Richard Sandridge (01/02/04)
Richard Sandridge, 84, son of the late Grover Cleveland "Buck" Sand-ridge and Katie Brenner Sandridge, was born Nov. 18, 1919, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Dec. 14, 2003, in Thayer. He was married May 15, 1946, in Thayer, to Sylvia Lee Summers...
Ophelia Broxson Smith (01/02/04)
Ophelia Broxson Smith, 78, daughter of the late Joseph and Caledonia Hennigan Broxson, was born on July 30, 1925 in Deweyville, Texas. She departed this life on Dec. 20, 2003, in Batesville, Ark. She was united in marriage to Donald Emerson Walls. Later in life she was married to Col. ...
Lottie Francis Vallance (01/02/04)
Lottie Francis Vallance, 63, of Hardy, Ark., died Dec. 17, 2003. She was born Aug. 9, 1940, in Osceola, Ark. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Tim Vallance of Hardy, Ark.; two sons -- Timothy Vallance of Paragould, Ark., and Terry Vallance of Calico Rock, Ark.; four daughters -- Patricia Davidson of Nashville, Tenn., Pamela Smith of Walnut Ridge, Ark., 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, Ark.; and two sisters -- Beatrice Mears of Memphis and Tressie Gray of Somerville, Tenn.. ...
Pearl Marie Anderson (01/02/04)
Pearl Marie Anderson, 95, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 26, 1908, in Ripley County, Mo., and died Dec. 17, 2003, at the Brooke Haven Nursing Home in West Plains, Mo. She married Joseph Anderson Aug. 16, 1930. She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother who leaves any precious memories for her family and friends. ...
Julia May Smith Barker (01/02/04)
Julia May Smith Barker, 78, of Sparta, Ill., died Dec. 17, 2003, at the 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...
Erma E. Martin Bishop (01/02/04)
Erma E. Martin Bishop, 94, of Salem, daughter of the late Edmond Martin and Ella Howard Martin, was born Oct. 8, 1909, in Ash Flat, Ark. She died Dec. 20, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She married Bert Kenneth Bishop Dec. 4, 1926, at Ash Flat, Ark. To this union two children were born...
Kermit Richard Larson (01/02/04)
Kermit Richard Larson, 83, of Cherokee Village, died Dec. 18, 2003, at his home. Born Nov. 19, 1920, at Duluth, Minn., he was the son of Carl W. and Hilda Gafvert Larson. He was a retired pharmaceutical sales representative for Shering-Plough Corp, a U.S. ...
Daniel David Waters (01/02/04)
Daniel David Waters, 44, of Thayer, Mo., formerly of New York, died Dec. 23, 2003, near Saddle, Ark. He was born Oct. 18, 1959 in Glenfalls, NY., the son of David L. Waters. He was employed by a tree service company., The funeral service will be held in Bolton Landing, N.Y. with arrangements by Alexander Funeral Home. Local arrangements were by Heath Funeral Home of Hardy...
Paula Jean Lancaster Wiseman (01/02/04)
Paula Jean Lancaster Wiseman, 33, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., and formerly of West Memphis, Ark., died Dec. 19, 2003, in Salem, Ark. She was the granddaughter of Floria Ellen Giggs. She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include a daughter, Emily Brook Wiseman of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; a son, Billy Jean Wiseman III of Horseshoe Bend; her parents, Mr. ...
James "Jimmy" Prince (01/02/04)
James "Jimmy" Udale Prince, son of the late William Riley Prince and Delphia Marie Osborne Prince, was born July 27, 1949, in Mann, W. Va., and died Dec. 13, 2003, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 54 years. He was united in marriage in 1966, in St. Charles, Ill, to Cathy Gene Huckabee. ...
Robert Joseph Platt (01/02/04)
A graveside service will be held at a later date for Robert Joseph Platt, 72, of Salem. He died Dec. 23, 2003, at his home. Survivors include his wife, Connie Platt of the home; seven children; several step-children; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
Lehman E. "Lee" Sorrell (01/02/04)
Lehman E. "Lee" Sorrell, 78, of Newton, Kan., died Dec. 21, 2003, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center St. Francis, Wichita, Kan. He was born Oct. 19, 1925, at Myrtle, the son of Alsia and Bessie Reynolds Sorrell. He married Edna Hyde on Sept. 7, 1946, at Myrtle, Mo. ...
Doyle Wayne Phelps (01/02/04)
Doyle Wayne Phelps, 55, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village, Ark. He was born May 31, 1948, in Hardy, Ark., the son of the late Lela Morgan Phelps and Horace Phelps. He was a truck driver...
Donald H. Hood (01/02/04)
Donald H. Hood, 56, of Cave City, Ark., formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 20, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born March 13, 1947, in Blytheville, Ark., he was the son of Allen Hood and Golden Thompson Hood. He married Carolyn Brown on Nov. 9, 1990, in Crittenden County, Ark. He worked most of his life as a truck driver. He was a veteran of the United States Army...
Wilma Delores Henley (01/02/04)
Wilma Delores Henley, daughter of the late Claude Bell and Ruby Heady Bell was born Aug. 11, 1922, in Chattanooga, Tenn., and died Dec. 19, 2003, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 81. She was married Jan. 20, 1940, in Youngstown, Ohio, to Joseph Henley. She was a homemaker and a member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary in Mammoth Spring. She was a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be missed by those who knew and loved her...
Kendall E. Foushee (01/02/04)
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 Smith-ville Masonic Lodge and retired from the Rock Island Railroad...
Anna Ford Burge (01/02/04)
Anna Geneva Ford Burge, 98, of Cave City, Ark., died Dec. 18, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 30, 1905, at Cave City, she was the daughter of John Edward and Margaret Parllee Matlock Ford. She was a teacher in a one-room school during her early adult life, later she was a cook at Cave City schools. ...
John Wister Tucker (01/29/04)
John Wister Tucker, 81, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Jan. 20, 2004, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born March 14, 1923, in Crossett, Ark., he was the son of Wister and Margaret King Tucker. He moved to Horseshoe Bend eight years ago from Yellville, Ark...
Mary June England (01/29/04)
Mary June England, daughter of the late Floyd Payne and Bertie May Robinson Payne, was born May 19, 1918, in Myrtle, Mo., and died Jan. 20, 2004, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 85 years. She was married June 14, 1936, in Salem, Ark., to Hanford England...
Iva Ford McIntire (01/29/04)
Iva Ford McIntire, 79, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Jan. 23, 2004, a Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village, Ark. She was born Dec. 4, 1924, in Kings Mill, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Mary Shands Goodman and Jody Goodman. She was a homemaker and worked for Village Vacations in Cherokee Village...
Myrtle Lee Oakes (01/29/04)
The funeral service for Myrtle Lee Oakes, 89, of Thayer, Mo., were Jan. 28 at Thayer Church of Christ with Ermon Croney officiating. Burial was in Jeff Cemetery with arrangements by the Carr Montgomery Funeral Home of Thayer. Survivors are four sons -- Delbert Oakes of Mammoth Spring and Melburn, Arthur Jr. and Jerry Oakes all of Thayer; a daughter, Lita Case of Hardy; nine grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren...
Donald Kenneth Miller (01/29/04)
Donald Kenneth Miller Jr., son of the late Donald Kenneth Miller Sr., and Louise Simpson Miller, was born Nov. 6, 1955, in St. Louis, Mo., and died Jan. 19, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 48 years. He was a graduate of SMS and was employed by SEI for 25 years. His hobbies were many, including collecting hot wheels, photography and car racing. He was a member of Mt. Zion Masonic Lodge 327 in West Plains, Mo., and was of the Baptist faith...
Oscar Willard Ricketts (01/29/04)
Oscar Willard Ricketts, 62, of Highland, Ark., died Jan. 22, 2004. He was born Nov. 30, 1941, in Danville, Ill., the son of Carolyn Miller Ricketts and John Ricketts. He was an auto mechanic. Survivors include his wife, Mary Sue Ricketts of Highland, Ark.; two sons -- Jerry Dean Ricketts of Danville, Ill., and John Travis Ricketts of Pine Bluff, Ark.; two daughters -- Melanie Neal of Pine Bluff and Diane Ricks of Pine Bluff; one brother, James Ricketts of Danville, Ill., a sister, Laura Henderson of Texas; and 11 grandchildren.. ...
Carolyn L. Sarantos (01/29/04)
~Died 1-22-2004 Carolyn L. Sarantos, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 22, 2004 at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Arrangements will be announced at a later date under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Hardy.
Richard Wallace (01/29/04)
Richard Dewane Wallace, 63, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., son of the late William Wallace and Alberta Jewell Spiller Thompson was born Oct. 6, 1940, in Detroit, Mich. He died Jan. 18, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and a truck driver. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Association and was of the Baptist faith...
Leonard O. Taylor (01/29/04)
Leonard O. Taylor, 78, of Ravenden, Ark., died Jan. 18, 2004, at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock. Born June 21, 1925, in Dennison, Texas, he was the son of Jim Taylor and Ninnie Robinson Taylor. He married Wilma Modell Pickett July 31, 1945, in Smithville. She preceded him in death Aug. 16, 2001...
Craig Pickering (01/29/04)
Craig Pickering 76, of Cave City, formerly of Frisco, Texas, died Jan. 21, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 27, 1927, at Corsicana, Texas, he was the son of Oren Oscar and Lena Pauline Craig Pickering. He was a mechanist by trade and owned Craig and Company in Frisco, Texas. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran of World War II and of the Christian faith...
Marie Walling (01/29/04)
Marie Helm Walling, 86, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Walter and Susie Lawson Helm was born Aug. 3, 1917, in Oxford, Ark. she died Jan. 25, 2004, at Salem, Ark. She married James Donald Walling on July 17, 1942, at Byron, Ark., and to this union a son was born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, homemaker and a teacher, as she taught for five years just before all one-room schools consolidated. she was a member of Byron Church of Christ...
Sam Douglas (01/29/04)
Sam Douglas, 82, of Hoxie, Ark., formerly of Ash Flat, died Jan. 22, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 6, 1921, at Nelsonville, Ark., he was the son of Will and Eunissa Walling Douglas. He was a farmer and a member of the Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Alton Coles (01/29/04)
Alton Coles, 84, of Batesville, died Jan. 23, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Dec. 27, 1919, at Sandtown, Ark., he was the son of William Thomas and Annie Gaines Coles. He was a retired planer operator for Highway Lumber Company in Batesville and was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Batesville...
Robert Lee Joyner (01/29/04)
Robert Lee Joyner, son of the late Robert Joyner and Clara Burrell Joyner of Senatobia, Miss., was born on Dec. 16, 1944, in Tipton County, Tenn. He died Jan. 22, 2004, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark., at the age of 59 years. He married Linda Clifton Joyner May 1, 1976, in Memphis, Tenn., and to this union a child was born...
Alex Adams (01/29/04)
Alex Adams, son of the late William Code Adams and Lear Clark Adams, was born Nov. 29, 1921, in Caraway, Ark., and died Jan. 14, 2004, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 82 years. He was united in marriage to Lois Manes who preceded him in death Dec. 24, 2003...
Palmer E. Whitlock (01/29/04)
Palmer E. Whitlock, 90, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Jan. 19, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 4, 1913, at Evening Shade, he was the son of Marcus L. and Jennie Duncan Whitlock. He was the owner/operator of Whitlock Shoes in Union City, Mich., for many years before retiring to Evening Shade...
Don Bradley (01/29/04)
Don Bradley, 68, of Cave City, died Jan. 22, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 15, 1935, at Black Oak, Ark., he was the son of Carl and Lucille Finley Bradley. He was retired from ConAgra Frozen Foods in Batesville; was a member of the Cave City City Council and was a farmer...
Nellie Virginia Ingram (01/15/04)
Nellie Virginia Ingram, 79, died Dec. 28, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born March 2, 1924, in Marion, Ark., she was the daughter of Roy Campbell and Carrie Queary Campbell. On Nov. 14, 1941, Nellie and Leslie Ingram were married in Osceola, Ark...
Vivian Irene Bryan (01/15/04)
Vivian Irene Bryan, daughter of the late R.A. Dale and Addie Williams Dale, was born Jan. 7, 1922, in Bardley, Mo., and died Jan. 5, 2004, in Tucson, Ariz., at the age of 81 years. She was united in marriage Jan. 17, 1941 in Couch,Mo., to Robert Bryan. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mammoth Spring, Ark., where she served as a Sunday School Teacher. She was involved in many church activities and enjoyed quilting. She was a member of the NARFE...
Pauline Cover (01/15/04)
Pauline Cover, daughter of the late John Price Roberts and Sarah Matilda Williams Roberts, was born Jan. 15, 1907, in Cabool, Mo., and died Jan. 9, 2004, in Thayer, Mo. at the age of 96 years. She was united in marriage Aug. 16, 1938, to Harold Allison Cover...
Mary Sue Farley (01/15/04)
Mary Sue Farley, 70, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 6, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. She was born Oct. 25, 1933, in Shreveport, La., the daughter of the late Fred Williams and Vivian Dunlap Williams. She was a director of Social Service for McCune Brooks Hospital in Carthage, Mo., a member of the Optimist Club, Diabetes Association, and First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village...
Esther V. Fisher (01/15/04)
Esther V. Fisher, 82, of Melbourne, daughter of the late Joseph Hiriam Stokes and Hattie Autumn Spence Stokes, was born March 12, 1921, in Mount Pleasant, Ark. She died Jan. 7, 2004, in Batesville, Ark. She married Cleo Adam Fisher on May 17, 1946, in Melbourne, Ark., and to this union three children were born. She spent her life as a homemaker, wife and mother. She attended the Freewill Baptist Church...
Lucille G. Miller (01/15/04)
Lucille G. Miller, 77, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 6, 1926, in Keytsville, Mo., and died Jan. 4, 2004, at the Shepherd's View Residential Care in Alton. Lucille's first love was for God, followed by the love of her family. She was baptized April 23, 1950, at the Blue Summit Baptist Church. She also enjoyed a passion for music and will be greatly missed by her family and friends...
Audrey Arlene Jones (01/15/04)
Audrey Arlene Jones, 71, of Salem, Ark., daughter of William A. Herren and Vesta Garland Applebee was born May 8, 1932 in Peoria, Ill. She died Jan. 3, 2004, at Salem. She married Ralph Leon Jones on May 10, 1952, at Peoria, Ill.; and to this union two children were born...
Twylla Dihel Greer (01/15/04)
Twylla Fontelle Dihel Greer, 37, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Betty Jean Maguffee Dihel and Billy Engene Dihel was born Feb. 6, 1966, in Salem. She died Jan. 9, 2004, at Salem at the age of 37 years. She married Ramond Devine Greer II on Sept. 20, 1997, at Salem and to this union two daughters were born...
Wanda Lee Johnson (01/15/04)
Wanda Lee Johnson, 75, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Jan. 19, 1928, at Leachville, Ark. She died Jan. 7, 2004, at the Baptist Health Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. She was united in marriage to Tommy A. Johnson on Dec. 6, 1947, at Lake City, Ark...
Maxie Mae Rains (01/15/04)
Maxie Mae Rains, 79, of Viola, daughter of Herman and Ethel Crawford Bales, was born Sept. 18, 1924, in Pickren Hall, Ark. She died Jan. 10, 2004, at her home in Viola. She married Theodore Dillinger Nov. 7, 1940, at Salem. To this union three children were born. He preceded her in death and she married W.E. Rains in April of 1983. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church...
Wilda Margaret Rush (01/15/04)
Wilda Margaret Rush, 65, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Jan. 5, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 11, 1938, in Allegheny County, Pa., to Murray O. and Retta Shell-hammer Knappenberger. She was a certified nurse's aide having worked for Area Agency on Aging and home health. She was a foster grandparent at Evening Shade School and a member of Maxville Missionary Baptist Church...
Lehman Earl Sorrell (01/15/04)
Lehman Earl Sorrell was born on Oct. 19, 1925, to Alsia and Bessie Sorrell on his family's farm near Myrtle Mo. He attended Myrtle Grade School and Couch High, graduating in 1943. He then enlisted in the United States Army and honorably served in Austria, France, and Germany during World War II...
Kathryn D. Brown (01/15/04)
Kathryn Diane Brown, 51, of Republic, Mo., and a former resident of West Plains and Thayer, died Dec. 31, 2003, at her home. Born Aug. 15, 1952, at Thayer, she was the daughter of Clara Jean Biddle Phenix and the late Othel G. Son Ivey. On Nov. 7, 1970, she was married at West Plains, Mo., to Lonnie Pruett. ...
Freda Alene Ackerman (01/15/04)
Freda Alene Ackerman, 83, of Cypress, Texas, formerly of the Pfeiffer community died Jan. 7, 2004, at Tomball Nursing Center in Tomball, Texas. Born June 14, 1920, at Willow Springs, Mo., she was the daughter of Asa and Eva Gibson Green. She retired from Cato's Dress Shop in Batesville, was active in the Pfeiffer 4-H Club, was a youth leader at Pfeiffer Baptist Church and a member of Green Valley Baptist Church...
Jaunda Billingsley (01/15/04)
Jaunda Lee Campbell Billingsley, 82, of Violet Hill, Ark., daughter of the late James Albert Campbell and Vesta Elizabeth Rowden Campbell, was born on June 7, 1921, in Violet Hill, Ark. She died Jan. 8, 2004, in Calico Rock. She married Kennard Billingsley Oct. 17, 1942, in Salem, Ark., to this union three children were born. She spent her life as a homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She attended Fairview Baptist Church...
Albert Ernest Wynn (01/15/04)
Albert Ernest Wynn died Dec. 27, 2003. He was born in Edinburg, Texas on Feb. 13, 1942. He graduated in 1960 from Fayetteville, Ark. High School. In 1964, he graduated with an associate's degree from Southern Baptist College (Williams Baptist College now). Then in 1966, he graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Ark., with a bachelor's degree in accounting...
Coy Columbus Story (01/15/04)
Coy Columbus Story, 92, of Little Rock, Ark., died Jan. 8, 2004, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Little Rock. Born Nov. 25, 1911, at Cave City, he was the son of King William and Lee Ford Story. He was a schoolteacher, having taught in many public schools in Sharp County, a retired salesman for Toledo Scales Company in Little Rock...
Matthew Scott Rhoads (01/15/04)
Matthew Scott Rhoads, 21, of Russellville, Ark., died Jan. 4, 2004, at Opelika, Ala., from injuries sustained in an automobile accident while returning to active duty in the U.S. Army at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. Born Sept. 2, 1982, at Calico Rock, Ark., he was the son of Phillip Dave Daniel and Loretta Lee Calmes Rhoads. ...
Lois Pink Adams (01/08/04)
Lois Pink Adams, daughter of the late Lehman Bruce Manes and Nancy Carol Albright Manes, was born Sept. 22, 1918, in Camp, Ark., and died Dec. 24, 2003, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 85 years. She was united in marriage to Alex Adams. She was a homemaker...
"BR" Buford Ray Evans (01/08/04)
(BR) Buford Ray Evans, 72, of Hardy, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Born Oct. 10, 1931, in Hardy, he was the son of Fred Kerry and Eva Armstrong Evans. The Evans family moved to Sharp County in the 1850s. BR was the fourth of six generations residing in the Hardy area. He worked for 31 years for John A. Cooper in Cherokee Village. He also worked for six years for Cherokee Frame Factory...
Evelyn (Sally) Bonewits (01/08/04)
Evelyn (Sally) Laura Bonewits, 75, died Dec. 31, 2003, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. She was born in Flint Mich., and was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Jack R. Bonewits; two sons -- Stan Hurst of Charlotte, N.C., and Jack E. Bonewits of Griffith, Ind.; two daughters -- Carol Whieney of Duluth, Ga., and Martha Bonewits of Gary, Ind.; two brothers -- Jim Whatling of Port Hope, Mich., and Jerry Whatling of South Lyon, Mich.; seven grandchildren -- Jamie, Pat, Amanda, A.J., Dustin, Calvin and Kelsey; and six great-grandchildren -- Kaitlin, Brianna, Morgan, Madeline, Taylor and Gracie.. ...
Faye Cochran Blevins (01/08/04)
Faye Cochran Blevins, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Frank and Mary Elizabeth Watson Cochran was born Jan. 17, 1908 in Union, Ark. She died December 25, 2003, at Salem at the age of 95 years. She married John Arthur Blevins at Union and to this union a son was born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a homemaker. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Union, Ark...
Robert Lee McGriff (01/08/04)
Robert Lee McGriff Sr., son of the late Willie Fate McGriff and Alma Cathryn Kelley McGriff, was born on Feb. 22, 1930, in Leake County, Miss. He died Dec. 23, 2003, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 73 years. He served in the United States Army from 1948 to 1970, retiring with the rank of sergeant. ...
Imalene Thacker (01/08/04)
Imalene Thacker, 61, of Cave City died Dec. 26, 2003, at her home. She was born May 18, 1942, near Ben Gay, Ark., to Verner A. and Eulala Pinkston Cooper. She was a cook at the Cave City Nursing Home and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include two sons -- Chuck Thacker and Junior Thacker, both of Cave City; two daughters -- Judy Webster of Cave City and Tina Belt of Cherokee Village; four brothers -- Clifton Cooper and Alton Cooper, both of Grange, Leland Cooper of Van Buren, and John Cooper of Batesville; four sisters -- Lorene Burge of Grange, Nina Jean Townsley and Bonnie Byrd, both of Cave City, and Betty James of Hardy; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Jewell Duane Fulbright (01/08/04)
Jewell Duane Fulbright, 84, of North Little Rock, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2003, at his home. He was born May 31, 1919, near Cave City to Elbert Edward and Ella Story Fulbright. He worked 20 years in the aircraft industry in Wichita, Kan., and 20 years for Associated Management in Little Rock...
Martic Jay Smith (01/08/04)
Martic Jay Smith, of Melbourne, son of the late Enoch Smith and Annie Smith, was born Aug. 25, 1924, in Haleyville, Okla. He died Dec. 25, 2003, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 79 years. Martic served in the United States Army during World War II with the 101 Airborne Division. He was honorably discharged attaining the rank of Private First Class and was a Purple Heart recipient...
Mary Louise Danielson (01/08/04)
Mary Louise Danielson, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2003, at Ash Flat Nursing Home in Ash Flat, Ark. Born June 14, 1928, in Burlington, Iowa, she was the daughter of John J. and Louise A. Marrah. On June 13, 1948, she married Robert Danielson in Roseville, Ill...
Margaret Cargill (01/08/04)
Margaret Cargill, daughter of Harry H. Wilkinson and the late Sara Louise Wilkinson was born June 21, 1924, in Mitchell, Ind., and died Dec. 19, 2003, in Spartanburg, S.C., at the age of 79 years. She married Roy Cargill Sr. March 3, 1946, in Corydon, Ind...
Ann Manker (01/08/04)
Ann Manker, 69, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2003, in White River Regional Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 15, 1934, in Neidenbach/Eifel, Germany, she was the daughter of Johann and Mary Hoeser. She was a homemaker and member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Tollie V. Haughn (01/08/04)
Tollie V. Haughn, 91, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2003. He was born April 29, 1912, in Elizabeth, Ark., to Joseph N. and Laura R. Foster Haughn. He married the former Gracie Baker on March 18, 1931, at Salem, Ark., and he lived in the Mountain Home area for 30 years after working in California and Missouri in agriculture; and in later years as a carpenter. He helped construct the Bull Shoals Dam...
Lela Virginia Newman (01/08/04)
Lela Virginia Newman, daughter of the late B.L. Clark and Ora Margaret Crass Clark, was born May 12, 1912, in Myrtle, Mo. and died Dec. 23, 2003, in Thayer at the age of 91 years. She was united in marriage to Charley Buckley who preceded her in death...
Ralph William Ball Sr. (01/08/04)
Ralph William Ball Sr., son of the late Russell E. Ball and Margaret Gayhart Ball, was born May 22, 1935, in Versailles, Mo., and died Jan. 1, 2004, in Cherokee Village, Ark at the age of 68 years. He married Aug. 20, 1955, in Peru, Ind., to Elizabeth Sue Swartz...
James Robert McGlinn (01/08/04)
James Robert McGlinn, 82, of Ozark Acres, Ark., died Jan. 2, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Jan. 4, 1921, in Delphi, Ind., he married Dorothy Beetsma Sept. 16, 1942, in Demotte, Ind. He retired after farming for many years in Hebron, Ind...
Mildred A. Holy (01/08/04)
Mildred A. Holy, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, died Jan. 4, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Dec. 27, 1915 in Chicago, Ill. She was a beautician for several years and also was an office clerk for Boyle Midway. Survivors include a broher, Raymond Keen, of Horseshoe Bend...
Lavenia Alice Simpson (01/08/04)
Lavenia Alice Simpson, 95, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Jan. 1, 2004, at Woodlawn Nursing Home in Batesville. Born May 4, 1908, near Imboden, she was the daughter of Henry and Sallie May Goad Massey. She was a homemaker and a member of Evening Shade First Baptist Church...
Hazel Nell Blevins (01/08/04)
Hazel Nell Blevins, 81, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Clede Homer and Mable M. Billingsley Moser was born Dec. 14, 1922, in Violet Hill, Ark. She died Dec. 31, 2003, at Salem. She married Floyd Calvin Blevins Dec. 4, 1943, at Violet Hill, Ark. She spent her working years as a wife, and a teacher for the Salem, Violet Hill, and Viola School Districts. She was a member of Salem First Baptist Church in Salem...
Jim L. Reese (01/08/04)
Jim L. Reese, 88, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 10, 1915, in Mountain View, Ark., and died Dec. 23, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He moved to Mammoth Spring, Ark. in 1948, operating the Mammoth Spring Livestock Auction until closing it in 1966. From 1968 to 1985, he operated the Central Ozark Livestock Auction in West Plains, Mo...
Hubert Oscar Soward (01/08/04)
Hubert Oscar Soward, 91, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Jan. 4, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 29, 1912, near Ash Flat he was the son of David and Maggie Cameron Soward. He was a farmer and a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Robert Henry Rodgers (01/08/04)
Robert Henry Rodgers, 86, of Hardy, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born May 15, 1917, at Newport, Ark., the son of Eula Bell Dark Rodgers and Inward W. Rodgers. During his working years he was employed as a manager in retail groceries...
Ruby Geraldine Smith (01/08/04)
Ruby Geraldine Smith, daughter of the late Sam Smith and Verna Kerby Smith was born Sept. 16, 1939, in Fulton County, Ark., and died Dec. 25, 2003, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 64 years. In spite of her disability, she showed much love for her family and had a great sense of humor...
Dorothy Wisterman (01/08/04)
Dorothy Wisterman, 89, of Bardley, Mo., was born Jan. 19, 1914, in New Liberty community and died Dec. 13, 2003, at Ripley County Hospital in Doniphan, Mo. Survivors include a daughter, Betty Reddy of Bardley; one grandchild, Sheila Acker-man of St. Louis; four great-grandchildren -- Chris, Brian, Kelly and Cory; three great-great-grandchildren -- Katie, Kacey and Steven; and two half-sisters -- Geneva Cline and Norma Krause of Alton...
Doris Ann Schuster (01/08/04)
Doris Ann Schuster, daughter of the late Elbert Davidson and Ethel Wynn Davidson, was born Feb. 19, 1927, in Thayer, Mo., and died Dec. 21, 2003, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 76 years. She was united in marriage a April 10, 1948, in Pocahontas, Ark., to Huston Mondy...
Sidney Boyd Lankford (01/08/04)
Sidney Boyd Lank-ford, 79, of Hardy, died Dec. 31, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 23, 1924, in Tishimingo, Okla. He retired in El Paso, Texas, as a chief warrant officer (CW4) from the U.S. Army after more than 28 years including service as a paratrooper and a mechanic in the 101st Airborne Division in World War II in Japan and in the Korean Conflict...
Kermit A. Larson (01/08/04)
Kermit A. Larson, 87, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2003, in Horseshoe Bend. Born at Wahoo, Neb., he was the son of Alred and Hannah Olsen Larson. He was employed by the Iowa Department of Trans-portation in Ames, Iowa for 37 years. He was a World War II veteran of Army Air Corps. ...
Georgia Beebe (01/08/04)
Georgia Geloria Montgom-ery Beebe, daughter of the late William I. and Susan Emma Lynch Montgomery was born Sept. 9, 1923, in Manilla, Ark. She died Dec. 26, 2003, at her residence in Calico Rock at the age of 80 years. She married A.C. Beebe in 1947, in Hernando, Miss., and to this union two sons were born. ...
Christeen Barnhill (01/08/04)
Christeen Barnhill, 72, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Jan. 2, 2004, in Mountain Home, Ark. Born March 8, 1931, in Osceola, Ark., she was the daughter of Alonzo and Nora Ballard Staggs. She worked as a certified nurse's aide. She was also a homemaker and a devoted mother. She enjoyed dancing, gardening, and fishing. She was of the Baptist faith...
Zelma Faye Gilson (01/08/04)
Zelma Faye Brooks Gilson, of Melbourne, daughter of the late Thomas Washington Brooks and Eva Morse Brooks, was born Sept. 5, 1931, in Gid, Ark. She died Dec. 28, 2003, in Mountain Home at the age of 72 years. She married Bob Gilson. During her working years she worked at Baxter Lab and was a housewife and mother...
Christene Melton (01/08/04)
Christene Ramsey Melton, 65, of Brockwell, Ark., daughter of the late Charles R. Ramsey and Iba Johnston Ramsey, was born May 16, 1938, in Franklin, Ark. She died Dec. 31, 2003, at her home in Brockwell. She married Gale Wayne Melton April 7, 1978, in Franklin. She worked at McDonnell Douglas for 29-1/2 years until retirement. She attended Franklin Baptist Church...
Arthur Lee Wells (01/22/04)
Arthur Lee Wells, 81, of Williford, Ark., died Jan. 13, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, He was born Dec. 1, 1922 in Ravenden, Ark., the son of the late Samuel Henry and Stella Mae Halstead Wells. He was united in marriage to the former Rexie Sparlin of Pocahontas, Ark., on Feb. 2, 1959, in Ravenden. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army; was a self-employed carpenter; and was of the Baptist faith...
Raymond A. Reh (01/22/04)
Raymond A. Reh, 89, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. He was born Nov. 13, 1914, in Hampshire, Ill., the son of John Reh and Margaret Schuster Reh. He was a self-employed electrician in Marengo, Ill...
Verna Mae Trolinger (01/22/04)
Verna Mae Trolinger, 62, of Cassville, Mo., died Jan. 12, 2004, at her home in Cassville. Born May 8, 1941, in Graham County, Kan., she was the daughter of Richard Paul and Stella Daisy Burgess Butcher. On Feb. 5, 1958, in Kansas, she married Norman Leroy Doublin and to this union five children were born...
Rennie Helen Burns (01/22/04)
Rennie Helen Burns, 82, of Viola, daughter of Owen Thomas McCandlis and Mary Caroline Burgess, was born April 8, 1921, in Viola. She died Jan. 15, 2004, at Auburn Hills Nursing Center in Mountain Home. She married Condrell Aaron Burns July 4, 1939, at Viola. To this union seven children were born...
Lucy Ellen Campbhell (01/22/04)
Lucy Ellen Campbell, 63, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Jan. 15, 2004, in Little Rock, Ark. Born July 26, 1940, she was the daughter of Harry and Ellen Frankford. She was self-employed with housekeeping services. She enjoyed bowling and was a member of the United Methodist Church...
Mae Burch (01/22/04)
Mae Burch, 87, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late James Mooney and Emma Montgomery Mooney, was born July 23, 1916, in Heart, Ark. She died Jan. 13, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She married Eccless "X" Burch in 1930 at Heart, Ark., and to this union three children were born. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Church of Christ...
Della Hope Pollard (01/22/04)
Della Hope Pollard, 76, of Salem, Ark., was born April 19, 1927, in Staton, Ohio. She died Jan. 11, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She is survived by three daughters -- Beverly Herrington, Margaret Pollard and Barbara Hendrix, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father and mother...
John Henry Pajak (01/22/04)
John Henry Pajak, 70, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born June 26, 1933, in White Creek, N.Y., and died Jan. 8, 2004, at his home in Mammoth Spring, Ark. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, was a life member of VFW Post 2380 in Florida, a life member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in Florida and was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Thayer, Mo...
Arthur Gordon Johnson (01/22/04)
Arthur Gordon Johnson, 55, of Mam-moth Spring, Ark., formerly of Rockford, Ill., was born Sept. 5, 1948, in Rockford, Ill., and died Jan. 10, 2004, at the VA Medical Center in Little Rock. Survivors include his fiance', Robin Foster of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; his mother, Laurella Johnson of Rockford, Ill.; three brothers -- Lawrence and George Johnson of Rockford, Ill.; and Lyle Johnson of Cherry Valley, Ill.; two sisters -- Joyce Ball and Hazel Bradford both of Rockford, Ill.; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
James W. Marshall (01/22/04)
James W. Marshall, son of Will and Josie Shawcrass Marshall died Jan. 1, 2004, at Bell Trace Health and Living Center in Bloomington, Ind. He was born and raised in the Church of the Brethren in Anderson, Ind., and spent his adult life making music in the service of the Lord. His voice was his instrument and he took every opportunity to use it, whether it be the choir, a quartet or solo...
Rev. O'Neal Milligan (01/22/04)
Rev. O'Neal Milligan, 73, of Emmet, Ark., died Jan. 14, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 9, 1930, at Shelbyville, Ark., to Winslow and Ethel Williams Milligan. He was pastor of the Laneburg United Pentecostal Church, former pastor of First Church UPC in Batesville and former pastor of the First Pentecostal Church in Sulphur Rock...
Eugene Earl Gammill (01/22/04)
Eugene Earl Gammill, age 90, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., formerly of Mattoon, Ill., died Jan. 15, 2004, at Fulton County Hospial in Salem, Ark. Burial will be held at a later date in Dodge Grove Cemeter y in Mattoon, Ill. Arrangements are under the direction of Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel of Horseshoe Bend, Ark...
Laverne Gammill (01/22/04)
Laverne Blanche Gammill, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Jan. 13, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born Jan. 10, 1916, in Mattoon, Ill., she was the daughter of Leonard and Blanche Pearl Lilly. She and her husband moved to this area in 1977. She was a member of Horseshoe Bend Assembly of God Church where she was an organist for several years...
Bobby Gray Morgan (01/22/04)
Bobby Gray Morgan, 65, of Viola, son of Viola Jackson Morgan and Loise John Morgan was born Aug. 14, 1938, in Dover, Tenn. He died Jan. 15, 2004, at his home in Viola. He married Linda Sue Harper April 27, 1957 at Hernando, Miss. He spent his working years as a husband and a TV technician for Ace Pipe Company in Kansas City, Mo. He was of the Baptist faith...
Dan C. Cash (01/22/04)
Dan C. Cash, 76, of Thayer, Mo., was born Sept. 14, 1927, in Thayer, Mo., and died Jan. 11, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Health Care Center in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include one daughter, Dana Mills; three grandchildren -- Alice Mills, Alan Mills and Andy Mills; two great-grandchildren -- Brandon and Baylee, all of Thayer; two brothers -- Linden Cash and Darrell Cash of Thayer, Mo.; three sisters -- Martha Flo Bennett of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Kay Sloan and Linda Crase of Thayer, Mo.; one step-son, Dennis Davis of Paragould, Ark., and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Frances Clements (01/22/04)
Frances Clements, 96, of Judsonia, Ark., formerly of Salem, Ark., died Dec. 23, 2003. Born Oct. 1, 1907, in Covington, Tenn., she was the daughter of Nathaniel Thomas and Elvira Elizabeth Lindsey Franklin. She was a homemaker and a member of Central Baptist Church...
Raymond Sam Childers (01/22/04)
Raymond Sam Childers, 82, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 23, 1921, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Jan. 11, 2004, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was a farmer for the majority of his life, and also ran a general store in Koshkonong for 26 years with his wife, Cecile. He was a Christian and was of the Methodist Church...
"Terri" Helms (01/22/04)
Teresa Mae "Terri" Ashcraft Helms, 39, of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of Wynne, Ark., died Jan. 14, 2004, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. She was a graduate of Parkin High School and a member of Paragould Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing with her grandchild and collecting poems...
Pearl Marie Anderson (01/02/04)
Pearl Marie Anderson, 95, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 26, 1908, in Ripley County, Mo., and died Dec. 17, 2003, at the Brooke Haven Nursing Home in West Plains, Mo. She married Joseph Anderson Aug. 16, 1930. She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother who leaves any precious memories for her family and friends. ...
Erma E. Martin Bishop (01/02/04)
Erma E. Martin Bishop, 94, of Salem, daughter of the late Edmond Martin and Ella Howard Martin, was born Oct. 8, 1909, in Ash Flat, Ark. She died Dec. 20, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She married Bert Kenneth Bishop Dec. 4, 1926, at Ash Flat, Ark. To this union two children were born...
Julia May Smith Barker (01/02/04)
Julia May Smith Barker, 78, of Sparta, Ill., died Dec. 17, 2003, at the 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...
Richard Sandridge (01/02/04)
Richard Sandridge, 84, son of the late Grover Cleveland "Buck" Sand-ridge and Katie Brenner Sandridge, was born Nov. 18, 1919, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Dec. 14, 2003, in Thayer. He was married May 15, 1946, in Thayer, to Sylvia Lee Summers...
Doyle Wayne Phelps (01/02/04)
Doyle Wayne Phelps, 55, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village, Ark. He was born May 31, 1948, in Hardy, Ark., the son of the late Lela Morgan Phelps and Horace Phelps. He was a truck driver...
Robert Joseph Platt (01/02/04)
A graveside service will be held at a later date for Robert Joseph Platt, 72, of Salem. He died Dec. 23, 2003, at his home. Survivors include his wife, Connie Platt of the home; seven children; several step-children; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
James "Jimmy" Prince (01/02/04)
James "Jimmy" Udale Prince, son of the late William Riley Prince and Delphia Marie Osborne Prince, was born July 27, 1949, in Mann, W. Va., and died Dec. 13, 2003, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 54 years. He was united in marriage in 1966, in St. Charles, Ill, to Cathy Gene Huckabee. ...
Brent M. Propes (01/02/04)
Brent M. Propes, 41, of West Knoxville, Tenn., died Dec. 21, 2003, at UT Medical Center. He was an employee of Sun Rise Ridge Resort in Pigeon Forge. He attended First Baptist Church at Concord, and was an avid golfer and fisherman. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a devoted husband, father and son...
Lehman E. "Lee" Sorrell (01/02/04)
Lehman E. "Lee" Sorrell, 78, of Newton, Kan., died Dec. 21, 2003, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center St. Francis, Wichita, Kan. He was born Oct. 19, 1925, at Myrtle, the son of Alsia and Bessie Reynolds Sorrell. He married Edna Hyde on Sept. 7, 1946, at Myrtle, Mo. ...
Anna Ford Burge (01/02/04)
Anna Geneva Ford Burge, 98, of Cave City, Ark., died Dec. 18, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 30, 1905, at Cave City, she was the daughter of John Edward and Margaret Parllee Matlock Ford. She was a teacher in a one-room school during her early adult life, later she was a cook at Cave City schools. ...
Earl Howard Ellison (01/02/04)
Earl Howard Ellison, son of the late Clarence Ellison and Florence Phillips Ellison, was born June 12, 1912, in Fulton County, and died Dec. 16, 2003, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 91 years. He was united in marriage Dec. 4, 1935, in Fulton County, to Edna Wilkening...
Kendall E. Foushee (01/02/04)
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 Smith-ville Masonic Lodge and retired from the Rock Island Railroad...
Wilma Delores Henley (01/02/04)
Wilma Delores Henley, daughter of the late Claude Bell and Ruby Heady Bell was born Aug. 11, 1922, in Chattanooga, Tenn., and died Dec. 19, 2003, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 81. She was married Jan. 20, 1940, in Youngstown, Ohio, to Joseph Henley. She was a homemaker and a member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary in Mammoth Spring. She was a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be missed by those who knew and loved her...
Kermit Richard Larson (01/02/04)
Kermit Richard Larson, 83, of Cherokee Village, died Dec. 18, 2003, at his home. Born Nov. 19, 1920, at Duluth, Minn., he was the son of Carl W. and Hilda Gafvert Larson. He was a retired pharmaceutical sales representative for Shering-Plough Corp, a U.S. ...
Donald H. Hood (01/02/04)
Donald H. Hood, 56, of Cave City, Ark., formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 20, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born March 13, 1947, in Blytheville, Ark., he was the son of Allen Hood and Golden Thompson Hood. He married Carolyn Brown on Nov. 9, 1990, in Crittenden County, Ark. He worked most of his life as a truck driver. He was a veteran of the United States Army...
Paula Jean Lancaster Wiseman (01/02/04)
Paula Jean Lancaster Wiseman, 33, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., and formerly of West Memphis, Ark., died Dec. 19, 2003, in Salem, Ark. She was the granddaughter of Floria Ellen Giggs. She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include a daughter, Emily Brook Wiseman of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; a son, Billy Jean Wiseman III of Horseshoe Bend; her parents, Mr. ...
Daniel David Waters (01/02/04)
Daniel David Waters, 44, of Thayer, Mo., formerly of New York, died Dec. 23, 2003, near Saddle, Ark. He was born Oct. 18, 1959 in Glenfalls, NY., the son of David L. Waters. He was employed by a tree service company., The funeral service will be held in Bolton Landing, N.Y. with arrangements by Alexander Funeral Home. Local arrangements were by Heath Funeral Home of Hardy...
Lottie Francis Vallance (01/02/04)
Lottie Francis Vallance, 63, of Hardy, Ark., died Dec. 17, 2003. She was born Aug. 9, 1940, in Osceola, Ark. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Tim Vallance of Hardy, Ark.; two sons -- Timothy Vallance of Paragould, Ark., and Terry Vallance of Calico Rock, Ark.; four daughters -- Patricia Davidson of Nashville, Tenn., Pamela Smith of Walnut Ridge, Ark., 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, Ark.; and two sisters -- Beatrice Mears of Memphis and Tressie Gray of Somerville, Tenn.. ...
Ophelia Broxson Smith (01/02/04)
Ophelia Broxson Smith, 78, daughter of the late Joseph and Caledonia Hennigan Broxson, was born on July 30, 1925 in Deweyville, Texas. She departed this life on Dec. 20, 2003, in Batesville, Ark. She was united in marriage to Donald Emerson Walls. Later in life she was married to Col. ...