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Obituaries from February 2004

Randy Tomlinson (02/12/04)
Randy Wilson Tomlinson, 53, of Horseshoe Bend, was born Feb. 4, 1951, in Melbourne, Ark., the son of Norma Jean Tomlinson and the lae Ernest Don Tomlinson. He died Feb. 4, 2004, at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock, Ark. He was married March 25, 2001, to Jody Hasselbring...
Tim Hee (02/12/04)
Tim F. Hee, 79, son of the late Joe Sing Hee and Kyau Lee Hee, was born June 22, 1924, in Lahaina Maui, Hawaii. He died Feb. 2, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Center in Salem, Ark. He was married to Rosemary White in 1985 at Salem. He retired from the United States Army where he served his country during World War II and the Korean War. He was a kind, gentle man and will be missed by all who knew him...
Clarence Wilson (02/12/04)
Clarence Franklin Wilson, 84, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Lawrence R. Wilson and Georgia Root Wilson was born Aug. 5, 1919, in Arenzville, Ill. He died Feb. 2, 2004, at his home in Salem, Ark. He was employed by A.O. Smith in Kankakee, Ill., for 34 years. He served his counry in the United States Air Force during World War II...
Verna Edith Crews (02/12/04)
Verna Edith Crews, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 14, 1909, in Alton and died Jan. 29, 2004, at Brooke Haven Health-care Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include a son, Russell Crews of St. Louis, Mo.; six grandchildren -- Tim Jensen, Robin Harrison, Sharon Atnip, Samuel Lawson, Andrew Crews, and Joseph Crews; three sisters -- Louise Miller, Lorene Parton and Dorothy Boze all of Alton; many nieces and nephews...
Bertha Joann Boler (02/12/04)
Bertha Joann Boler, daughter of the late Curtis Smith and Narene Powell Smith was born July 24, 1947, in Batesville, and died Feb. 4, 2004, iin Mountain Home, at the age of 56 years. She was married Oct. 2, 1964 in Salem, Ark., to Gary Colin Boler. She was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother and was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses March 17, 1984...
O.B. London (02/12/04)
O.B. London, 79, of Sidney, Ark., died Feb. 8, 2004, at the V.A. Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark.Born April 15, 1924, at Wills Point, Texas, he was the son of Clark M. and Cora "Mollie" Johnson London. He owned and operated London Body Shop in Melbourne for many years, served in the U.S. Marines during World War II, was a member of the Widow's Son Masonic Lodge 610 in Sidney, Sidney Volunteer Fire Department, and Melbourne First Baptist Church. He attended Sidney Baptist Church...
Frances Williams (02/12/04)
Frances Freeman Williams, 81, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Feb. 6, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village, Ark. She was born June 28, 1922, in Anderson, S.C., the daughter of Ulla Mae Gomillian and Will Gomillian. She employed in manufacturing textiles and was a homemaker...
LonEll Holt (02/12/04)
~Died 2-8-2004 LonEll Holt, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died Feb. 8, 2004, at Fulton County Hopsital in Salem. Arrangements are incomplete but will be announced by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City, Ark.
Marjorie O. Thomas (02/12/04)
Marjorie O. Thomas, 83, daughter of the late Lloyd and Georgia Sauvain O'Neal was born Dec. 14, 1920, in Neosho, Mo., and died Feb. 5, 2004 in West Plains. She was married Sept. 2, 1943, in Jonesboro, Ark., to W.D. "Bill" Thomas, who preceded her in death May 20, 1978...
Martha Carpenter (02/12/04)
Martha Louise Carpenter, 86, of Batesville, died Feb. 7, 2004, at Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 21, 1918, at Leslie, Ak., she was the daughter of Gene and Edna E. Coffman Pyle. She was a retired restaurant owner and a member of Central Avenue United Methodist Church in Batesville...
Cleates Kruse (02/12/04)
Cleates Marie Dewitt Kruse, 73, of Peculiar, Mo., daughter of the late Henry Alford and Oma Lee Sanders DeWitt, was born Nov 24, 1930, in Rodney, Ark. She died Feb. 4, 2004, at Select Specialty Hospital in Overland Park, Kan. She married Ewin LaFevers in in Feb. 1948 at Melbourne. To this union four children were born. She married Richard Kruse on June 4, 1964, in Overland Park, Kan...
Jonny Keith Smith (02/12/04)
Jonny Keith Smith, son of Imogene Langley Peace and Ray Peace, was born Aug. 8, 1954, in Thayer, Mo., and died Feb. 5, 2004, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 49 years. He was a graduate of Thayer High School and later served on the Board of Education for the Thayer School District for several years. ...
Don Estes Lawrence (02/12/04)
Don Estes Lawrence, 68, son of Eugene Alvis Lawrence and Verna Lee Finley Lawrence, was born aug. 16, 1935, in Battles, Ark. He died Feb. 9, 2004, at his home in Melbourne, Ark. During Don's working years, in addition to heavy equipment operation from 1976 to 1989, he owned and operated the American burger center. ...
Scottie Lynn Sherrell (02/12/04)
Scottie Lynn Sherrell, 41, son of James Harlen Sherrell of Longlane, Mo., and Mary Gaye Jeffery Gillihan of Mountain Home, Ark., was born Aug. 12, 1962, in Independence, Mo. He died Jan. 30, 2004, in Columbia, Mo. He married Kimberly Ann Corless June 14, 1985, in Independence, and to this union four children were born. During his working years, he worked and managed an auto detailing shop and car wash. He was a loving husband and father and was of the Protestant faith...
Maudie Ann Long (02/12/04)
Maudie Ann Long, daughter of the late Jacob Smith and Molly Tucker Smith, was born Sept. 7, 1908, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died Jan. 27, 2004, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 95 years. She married Arthur Raymond Long Sept. 9, 1934, in Agnos, Ark...
Jodean Miller (02/12/04)
Jodean Miller, 76, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Feb. 2, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Born Sep. 30, 1927, in Sidney, Neb., she was the daughter of Marvin and Margarite Williams Armstrong. She worked as an office manager for the IRS...
David O. Carroll (02/12/04)
David O. Carroll, 77, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 1, 2004. He was born Sept. 29, 1926 in Norfolk, Va., the son of Eva Orr Carroll and William Joseph Carroll. He was a salesman and served in the Merchant Marines and the Army during World War II...
Curt "Smokey" Booth (02/12/04)
Curt "Smokey" Booth, was born at Moko, Ark., Feb. 28, 1929, to Hassell Peter and Frankie Thelma Secrease Booth. He died Jan. 30, 2004. He married Bessie Sue Bristow on July 27, 1952, at Moko, Ark., and to this union three children -- Connie, Vickie, and Stanley, were born...
Donna Lynne Washam (02/19/04)
Donna Lynne Washam was born Sept. 13, 1951. She attended Holland and Hickory Hills Grade School and Glendale High School. From her early years, she loved music and ballet classes but she found her true passion in Middle Eastern dance. When her children were old enough she traveled to study with several professional Middle Eastern Dancers. ...
Agnes Bouknecht (02/19/04)
Agnes Bouknecht, 90, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 12, 2004, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. She was born Sept. 14, 1913. She was a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold bouknecht Jan. 21, 2002. The body will be cremated and interment will be at a later date. Arrangements are by Heath Funeral Home of Hardy...
Joe McCollom (02/19/04)
Joe McCollom, age 77 of Alton, M0., was born June 26, 1926, in Detroit, Mich., and passed away Feb. 10, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. Joe lead an interesting and full life. A veteran of World War II, in the U.S. Naval Air Force he served in the South Pacific theater; and was a General Motors spokesperson and presenter of GM Motorama dream cars in Detroit, Mich., and across the country He was a lawyer, assistant district attorney and District Court Judge in Jackson, Mich.; contractor for beverage sales at the Houston, Texas Astrodome skyboxes, and was an organic market gardener in Alton, Mo. ...
Joann "Annie" Gazaway (02/19/04)
Joann "Annie" Mendenhall Gazaway, 81, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 26, 1922, in Seymour, Mo., and died Feb. 10, 2004, at the Brooke Haven Healthcare Center in West Plains, Mo. Surviving are a host of nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents -- Joseph Connett and annie McCaslin Connett; two husband -- Claude Mendenhall and Joe Gazaway; a sister, Jocie Bridges; an infant brother, Edward connett; four half-sisters -- Iva Tillman, Hattie Sisco, Lillie Morris, and Laura Connett; and three half-brothers -- James W. ...
Lonell Holt (02/19/04)
Lonell Holt, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died Feb. 8, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born July 16, 1929, at Cherry Valley, Ark., she was the daughter of Lonnie and Sellia Jane Williams Holt. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God in Rochelle, Ill. She attended Garner's Chapel Church in Hardy...
Marvin Ed Sisco (02/19/04)
Marvin Ed Sisco, 71, of Licking, Mo., was born June 27, 1932, in Alton, Mo., and died Feb. 5, 2004, at his home. For over 24 years, until her death in 2002, Marvin and his wife, Nancy, traveled to Alton each Sunday morning to attend church at United Baptist Church...
Sylvia Mae Sneed (02/19/04)
Sylvia Mae Drury Sneed, 88, of Strawberry died Feb. 14, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City, Ark. Born May 10, 1915, at Swifton, Ark., she was the daughter of William C. and Willie Wagster Drury. She was a homemaker and a member of Jerusalem Mission-ary Baptist Church at Strawberry...
Carolyn L. Sarantos (02/19/04)
Carolyn L. Sarantos, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 22, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. She was born Feb. 21, 1928, in Los angeles, Calif., the daughter of Victoria Margaret Stevens and Allen Miles McConnell...
Mark F. Ball (02/19/04)
Mark F. Ball, 75, of Williford, Ark., died Feb. 13, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born April 6, 1928, in Hickory Ridge, Ark., he was the son of Robert and Mary Wisemore Ball. He enlisted in the Navy in 1944 at the age of 15. ...
Frances E. Pettengell (02/19/04)
Frances E. Pettengell, 83, of Cherokee Village passed away Feb. 13, 2004, at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock. She was born Jan. 29, 1921, in Blue Earth, Minn., the daughter of Arthur and Clarissa Peterson. She was married to Robert E. Pettengell on Oct. 9, 1943, in Yuma, Ariz. She moved to Cherokee Village 10 years ago from Jonesboro, Ark. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church...
Larry W. Humphreys (02/19/04)
Larry Wayne Humphreys, 41, of Fayetteville, Ark., died Feb. 8, 2004, in Fayetteville. Born April 1, 1962, in Anniston, Ala., he was the son of Ray Humphreys and Nora Haigwood Humphreys. He worked in construction as a block mason. Survivors include his parents -- Ray and Nora Humphreys of Ash Flat, Ark.; two sons -- Andrew and Travis Humphreys, both of Kentucky; a daughter, Cynthia Humphreys of Cushman, Ark.; a brother, Curtis Humpheys of Hardy, Ark; a sister, Tina Hamm of Waynesboro, Miss...
Bessie Lorene Jones (02/19/04)
Bessie Lorene Jones, daughter of the late John Henry Rogers and Etta Mae Banks Rogers, was born July 1, 1920, in Koshkonong, Mo., and died Feb. 3, 2004 in Springfield, Mo. She was married Aug. 5, 1940, in Koshkonong, Mo. to Loyd E. Jones. She was a homemaker and a garment factory worker, working for over 30 years. ...
Eulah Vircie Case (02/19/04)
Eulah Vircie Case, 87, daughter of the late Rev. Billie Rogers and Ettie Mae McGhee Rogers, was born Dec. 8, 1916, in Myrtle, Mo., and died Feb. 1, 2004, in St. Louis, Mo. She was married Aug. 18, 1934, in Myrtle, Mo., to James William Case. She was a seamstress, working in garment factories in St. ...
Thelma Edith Simpson (02/19/04)
Thelma Edith Simpson, 90, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 12, 1913, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Feb. 7, 2004, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include a son, Donald Simpson; a grandson, Bruce Simpson, both of Alton; and numerous other relatives and friends...
William D. Robinson (02/05/04)
William D. Robinson, 81, of Kingsland, Ark., died Jan. 25, 2004, at Wagnon Place Nursing Home at Warren, Ark. He was born Nov. 16, 1922, at Hardy, son of George Albert Robinson and Iva Lane Robinson. He was retired from the military having served in the United States Army during World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of Reorganized Latter Day Saints, and was a retired truck driver...
Ollie Maxine Key (02/05/04)
Ollie Maxine Key, 84, of Alton, Mo., was born July 9, 1919, in Alton, Mo., and died Jan. 20, 2004. She married Sept. 17, 1937, in Salem, Ark., to Leonard Key. She was a homemaker and an employee at the Puritan Factory for 26 years and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Conrad Dwayne Bean (02/05/04)
Conrad Dwayne Bean, 64, son of the late Walter Robert and Bertha Eleanor Ellison Bean was born Sept. 22, 1939, at Kokomo, Ind. He died Jan. 26, 2004, in Salem, Ark. He spent his working years as a father and carpenter. He was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Eagles Club and Moose Lodge 739. He served in the United States Marine Corps...
Genese Wilkerson (02/05/04)
Genese Wilkerson, 84, of Amarillo, Texas, formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Jan. 28, 2004, at Heritage Convalescent Center in Amarillo. Born Oct. 11, 1919, at Cave City, she was the daughter of Mamon E. and Lucille Laman Lathum. She was a homemaker and a member of Chaparal Hills Baptist Church in Amarillo, and a former member of Eastside Baptist Church in Cave City...
Alvin Frank Wales (02/05/04)
Alvin Frank Wales, 92, of Koshkonong, Mo., was born April 2, 1911, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Jan. 20, 2004, at his home. He worked as a farmer until 1952, when he and his family moved to Eureka, Calif., where he worked in the redwood lumber mills until his retirement in 1973. He then returned to Missouri where he spent the next 30 years working on the farm he loved. He was saved at an early age and was a member of First Baptist Church of Thayer, Mo...
Deanna Faye Lambert (02/05/04)
Deanna Faye Lambert, 63, daughter of the late Lewis Hight and Wanda Plumlee Hight, as born Dec. 5, 1940, in Wabash, Ind., and died Jan. 23, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. She married Jimmie Dale Lambert Feb. 4, 1963 in Drain, Ore. She was a homemaker and an artist and had worked as a real estate salesperson. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Mammoth Spring...
Ollie Marion Ragan (02/05/04)
Ollie Marion Ragan, son of the late G.M. Ragan and Lola Sandridge Ragan, was born Oct. 26, 1910, in Iron Point, Nev., and died Jan., 28, 2004, in West Plains, at the age of 93. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving his country during World War II. He was a long time Thayer businessman and had been a member of First Baptist Church in Thayer for many years...
Myrtle Oakes (02/05/04)
Myrtle Oakes, 89, of Thayer, Mo., daughter of the late Samuel and Margaret Huett Wicker was born at Sharp County, Ark., April 19, 1914, and died Jan. 19, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer. She was a member of Thayer Church of Christ. On Oct. 12, 1932, she married Arthur Oakes Sr., and to this union three children were born. He preceded her in death...
Betty Jean Morris (02/05/04)
Betty Jean Morris, 65, of Farmers Branch, Texas, died Jan. 27, 2004. She was born Dec. 31, 1938, the daughter of the late O. L. Morris and Ernestine Morris of Pocahontas, Ark. She was employed as a certified public accountant by CF & Company of Dallas...
Helen Glendale Rhea (02/05/04)
Helen Glendale Rhea, 79, of Allen, Texas, formerly of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Gordon Houston and Iris Virginia Burns Rowden was born June 20, 1924, a Oxford, Ark. She died Jan. 29, 2004, in McKenney, Texas. She married Edmond George Rhea July 4, 1942, at Salem, and to this union two daughters were born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and a homemaker. She was a member of Salem Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Elizabeth Norine Hodge (02/05/04)
Elizabeth Norine Hodge, 89, of Belle, Mo., formerly of Sandtown, Ark., died Jan. 28, 2004, in Frene Valley Retirement Center at Hermann, Mo. Born Oct. 5, 1914, at Sandtown, she was the daughter of William E. and Elizabeth Tugwell Montgomery. She was a retired school teacher and was a member of First Baptist Church in Belle, Mo...
Irene Marie Powell (02/05/04)
Irene Marie Powell, 81, of Hot Springs, Ark., formerly of Salem, Ark., died Jan. 30, 2004, in Hot Springs at National Park Hospital. She was born in Sharp County Oct. 20, 1922, to the late Arthur and Nora Baldridge. She was married to Herman W. Powell. She was a retired dress designer and seamstress...
Sally Ann Oldfield (02/05/04)
Sally Ann Oldfield, 54, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Jan. 27, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born June 21, 1949, in Southhampton, Ind., the daughter of Florence Tunis Jennings and Luther Jennings. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Barney Oldfield of Ash Flat, Ark.; four brothers -- Roy Johnson of Chicago, Ill., Marshall Maxwell of Chicago, Joe Llamas of Danville, Ky., and Carlos Llamas of Danville, Ky.; five sisters -- Daisy Llamas of Indiana, Robin Llamas of Harrodsburg, Ky., Tina Llamas of Danville, Ky., Mary Penix of Harrodsburg, Ky., and Penny Slaughter of Danville, Ky... ...
Irene Pearl Wales (02/05/04)
Irene Pearl Wales, 93, of Koshkonong, Mo., was born April 10, 1910, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Jan. 22, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer, Mo. She taught in the Kings Point, Bonds and Koshkonong schools until she moved to California in 1952, where she taught for 20 years, working with handicapped children. ...
Randel R. Haslett (02/05/04)
Randel R. Haslett, 90, son of Ruben Jackson Haslett and Mary Jane Morris Haslett, was born Jan. 20, 1914, at Sturkie, Ark. He died Jan. 23, 2004, in Broken Arrow, Okla. He worked in California agriculture until his retirement in 1978. He attended the Church of Christ for many years...
Randy Tomlinson (02/12/04)
Randy Wilson Tomlinson, 53, of Horseshoe Bend, was born Feb. 4, 1951, in Melbourne, Ark., the son of Norma Jean Tomlinson and the lae Ernest Don Tomlinson. He died Feb. 4, 2004, at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock, Ark. He was married March 25, 2001, to Jody Hasselbring...
Tim Hee (02/12/04)
Tim F. Hee, 79, son of the late Joe Sing Hee and Kyau Lee Hee, was born June 22, 1924, in Lahaina Maui, Hawaii. He died Feb. 2, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Center in Salem, Ark. He was married to Rosemary White in 1985 at Salem. He retired from the United States Army where he served his country during World War II and the Korean War. He was a kind, gentle man and will be missed by all who knew him...
Clarence Wilson (02/12/04)
Clarence Franklin Wilson, 84, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Lawrence R. Wilson and Georgia Root Wilson was born Aug. 5, 1919, in Arenzville, Ill. He died Feb. 2, 2004, at his home in Salem, Ark. He was employed by A.O. Smith in Kankakee, Ill., for 34 years. He served his counry in the United States Air Force during World War II...
Verna Edith Crews (02/12/04)
Verna Edith Crews, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 14, 1909, in Alton and died Jan. 29, 2004, at Brooke Haven Health-care Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include a son, Russell Crews of St. Louis, Mo.; six grandchildren -- Tim Jensen, Robin Harrison, Sharon Atnip, Samuel Lawson, Andrew Crews, and Joseph Crews; three sisters -- Louise Miller, Lorene Parton and Dorothy Boze all of Alton; many nieces and nephews...
Bertha Joann Boler (02/12/04)
Bertha Joann Boler, daughter of the late Curtis Smith and Narene Powell Smith was born July 24, 1947, in Batesville, and died Feb. 4, 2004, iin Mountain Home, at the age of 56 years. She was married Oct. 2, 1964 in Salem, Ark., to Gary Colin Boler. She was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother and was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses March 17, 1984...
Don Estes Lawrence (02/12/04)
Don Estes Lawrence, 68, son of Eugene Alvis Lawrence and Verna Lee Finley Lawrence, was born aug. 16, 1935, in Battles, Ark. He died Feb. 9, 2004, at his home in Melbourne, Ark. During Don's working years, in addition to heavy equipment operation from 1976 to 1989, he owned and operated the American burger center. ...
Jonny Keith Smith (02/12/04)
Jonny Keith Smith, son of Imogene Langley Peace and Ray Peace, was born Aug. 8, 1954, in Thayer, Mo., and died Feb. 5, 2004, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 49 years. He was a graduate of Thayer High School and later served on the Board of Education for the Thayer School District for several years. ...
Cleates Kruse (02/12/04)
Cleates Marie Dewitt Kruse, 73, of Peculiar, Mo., daughter of the late Henry Alford and Oma Lee Sanders DeWitt, was born Nov 24, 1930, in Rodney, Ark. She died Feb. 4, 2004, at Select Specialty Hospital in Overland Park, Kan. She married Ewin LaFevers in in Feb. 1948 at Melbourne. To this union four children were born. She married Richard Kruse on June 4, 1964, in Overland Park, Kan...
Martha Carpenter (02/12/04)
Martha Louise Carpenter, 86, of Batesville, died Feb. 7, 2004, at Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 21, 1918, at Leslie, Ak., she was the daughter of Gene and Edna E. Coffman Pyle. She was a retired restaurant owner and a member of Central Avenue United Methodist Church in Batesville...
Marjorie O. Thomas (02/12/04)
Marjorie O. Thomas, 83, daughter of the late Lloyd and Georgia Sauvain O'Neal was born Dec. 14, 1920, in Neosho, Mo., and died Feb. 5, 2004 in West Plains. She was married Sept. 2, 1943, in Jonesboro, Ark., to W.D. "Bill" Thomas, who preceded her in death May 20, 1978...
LonEll Holt (02/12/04)
~Died 2-8-2004 LonEll Holt, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died Feb. 8, 2004, at Fulton County Hopsital in Salem. Arrangements are incomplete but will be announced by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City, Ark.
Frances Williams (02/12/04)
Frances Freeman Williams, 81, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Feb. 6, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village, Ark. She was born June 28, 1922, in Anderson, S.C., the daughter of Ulla Mae Gomillian and Will Gomillian. She employed in manufacturing textiles and was a homemaker...
O.B. London (02/12/04)
O.B. London, 79, of Sidney, Ark., died Feb. 8, 2004, at the V.A. Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark.Born April 15, 1924, at Wills Point, Texas, he was the son of Clark M. and Cora "Mollie" Johnson London. He owned and operated London Body Shop in Melbourne for many years, served in the U.S. Marines during World War II, was a member of the Widow's Son Masonic Lodge 610 in Sidney, Sidney Volunteer Fire Department, and Melbourne First Baptist Church. He attended Sidney Baptist Church...
Curt "Smokey" Booth (02/12/04)
Curt "Smokey" Booth, was born at Moko, Ark., Feb. 28, 1929, to Hassell Peter and Frankie Thelma Secrease Booth. He died Jan. 30, 2004. He married Bessie Sue Bristow on July 27, 1952, at Moko, Ark., and to this union three children -- Connie, Vickie, and Stanley, were born...
Scottie Lynn Sherrell (02/12/04)
Scottie Lynn Sherrell, 41, son of James Harlen Sherrell of Longlane, Mo., and Mary Gaye Jeffery Gillihan of Mountain Home, Ark., was born Aug. 12, 1962, in Independence, Mo. He died Jan. 30, 2004, in Columbia, Mo. He married Kimberly Ann Corless June 14, 1985, in Independence, and to this union four children were born. During his working years, he worked and managed an auto detailing shop and car wash. He was a loving husband and father and was of the Protestant faith...
Maudie Ann Long (02/12/04)
Maudie Ann Long, daughter of the late Jacob Smith and Molly Tucker Smith, was born Sept. 7, 1908, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died Jan. 27, 2004, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 95 years. She married Arthur Raymond Long Sept. 9, 1934, in Agnos, Ark...
Jodean Miller (02/12/04)
Jodean Miller, 76, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Feb. 2, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Born Sep. 30, 1927, in Sidney, Neb., she was the daughter of Marvin and Margarite Williams Armstrong. She worked as an office manager for the IRS...
David O. Carroll (02/12/04)
David O. Carroll, 77, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 1, 2004. He was born Sept. 29, 1926 in Norfolk, Va., the son of Eva Orr Carroll and William Joseph Carroll. He was a salesman and served in the Merchant Marines and the Army during World War II...
Marvin Ed Sisco (02/19/04)
Marvin Ed Sisco, 71, of Licking, Mo., was born June 27, 1932, in Alton, Mo., and died Feb. 5, 2004, at his home. For over 24 years, until her death in 2002, Marvin and his wife, Nancy, traveled to Alton each Sunday morning to attend church at United Baptist Church...
Eulah Vircie Case (02/19/04)
Eulah Vircie Case, 87, daughter of the late Rev. Billie Rogers and Ettie Mae McGhee Rogers, was born Dec. 8, 1916, in Myrtle, Mo., and died Feb. 1, 2004, in St. Louis, Mo. She was married Aug. 18, 1934, in Myrtle, Mo., to James William Case. She was a seamstress, working in garment factories in St. ...
Bessie Lorene Jones (02/19/04)
Bessie Lorene Jones, daughter of the late John Henry Rogers and Etta Mae Banks Rogers, was born July 1, 1920, in Koshkonong, Mo., and died Feb. 3, 2004 in Springfield, Mo. She was married Aug. 5, 1940, in Koshkonong, Mo. to Loyd E. Jones. She was a homemaker and a garment factory worker, working for over 30 years. ...
Larry W. Humphreys (02/19/04)
Larry Wayne Humphreys, 41, of Fayetteville, Ark., died Feb. 8, 2004, in Fayetteville. Born April 1, 1962, in Anniston, Ala., he was the son of Ray Humphreys and Nora Haigwood Humphreys. He worked in construction as a block mason. Survivors include his parents -- Ray and Nora Humphreys of Ash Flat, Ark.; two sons -- Andrew and Travis Humphreys, both of Kentucky; a daughter, Cynthia Humphreys of Cushman, Ark.; a brother, Curtis Humpheys of Hardy, Ark; a sister, Tina Hamm of Waynesboro, Miss...
Mark F. Ball (02/19/04)
Mark F. Ball, 75, of Williford, Ark., died Feb. 13, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born April 6, 1928, in Hickory Ridge, Ark., he was the son of Robert and Mary Wisemore Ball. He enlisted in the Navy in 1944 at the age of 15. ...
Donna Lynne Washam (02/19/04)
Donna Lynne Washam was born Sept. 13, 1951. She attended Holland and Hickory Hills Grade School and Glendale High School. From her early years, she loved music and ballet classes but she found her true passion in Middle Eastern dance. When her children were old enough she traveled to study with several professional Middle Eastern Dancers. ...
Carolyn L. Sarantos (02/19/04)
Carolyn L. Sarantos, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 22, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. She was born Feb. 21, 1928, in Los angeles, Calif., the daughter of Victoria Margaret Stevens and Allen Miles McConnell...
Sylvia Mae Sneed (02/19/04)
Sylvia Mae Drury Sneed, 88, of Strawberry died Feb. 14, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City, Ark. Born May 10, 1915, at Swifton, Ark., she was the daughter of William C. and Willie Wagster Drury. She was a homemaker and a member of Jerusalem Mission-ary Baptist Church at Strawberry...
Frances E. Pettengell (02/19/04)
Frances E. Pettengell, 83, of Cherokee Village passed away Feb. 13, 2004, at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock. She was born Jan. 29, 1921, in Blue Earth, Minn., the daughter of Arthur and Clarissa Peterson. She was married to Robert E. Pettengell on Oct. 9, 1943, in Yuma, Ariz. She moved to Cherokee Village 10 years ago from Jonesboro, Ark. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church...
Lonell Holt (02/19/04)
Lonell Holt, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died Feb. 8, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born July 16, 1929, at Cherry Valley, Ark., she was the daughter of Lonnie and Sellia Jane Williams Holt. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God in Rochelle, Ill. She attended Garner's Chapel Church in Hardy...
Agnes Bouknecht (02/19/04)
Agnes Bouknecht, 90, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 12, 2004, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. She was born Sept. 14, 1913. She was a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold bouknecht Jan. 21, 2002. The body will be cremated and interment will be at a later date. Arrangements are by Heath Funeral Home of Hardy...
Joann "Annie" Gazaway (02/19/04)
Joann "Annie" Mendenhall Gazaway, 81, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 26, 1922, in Seymour, Mo., and died Feb. 10, 2004, at the Brooke Haven Healthcare Center in West Plains, Mo. Surviving are a host of nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents -- Joseph Connett and annie McCaslin Connett; two husband -- Claude Mendenhall and Joe Gazaway; a sister, Jocie Bridges; an infant brother, Edward connett; four half-sisters -- Iva Tillman, Hattie Sisco, Lillie Morris, and Laura Connett; and three half-brothers -- James W. ...
Joe McCollom (02/19/04)
Joe McCollom, age 77 of Alton, M0., was born June 26, 1926, in Detroit, Mich., and passed away Feb. 10, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. Joe lead an interesting and full life. A veteran of World War II, in the U.S. Naval Air Force he served in the South Pacific theater; and was a General Motors spokesperson and presenter of GM Motorama dream cars in Detroit, Mich., and across the country He was a lawyer, assistant district attorney and District Court Judge in Jackson, Mich.; contractor for beverage sales at the Houston, Texas Astrodome skyboxes, and was an organic market gardener in Alton, Mo. ...
Thelma Edith Simpson (02/19/04)
Thelma Edith Simpson, 90, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 12, 1913, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Feb. 7, 2004, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include a son, Donald Simpson; a grandson, Bruce Simpson, both of Alton; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Myrtle Oakes (02/05/04)
Myrtle Oakes, 89, of Thayer, Mo., daughter of the late Samuel and Margaret Huett Wicker was born at Sharp County, Ark., April 19, 1914, and died Jan. 19, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer. She was a member of Thayer Church of Christ. On Oct. 12, 1932, she married Arthur Oakes Sr., and to this union three children were born. He preceded her in death...
Ollie Marion Ragan (02/05/04)
Ollie Marion Ragan, son of the late G.M. Ragan and Lola Sandridge Ragan, was born Oct. 26, 1910, in Iron Point, Nev., and died Jan., 28, 2004, in West Plains, at the age of 93. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving his country during World War II. He was a long time Thayer businessman and had been a member of First Baptist Church in Thayer for many years...
Betty Jean Morris (02/05/04)
Betty Jean Morris, 65, of Farmers Branch, Texas, died Jan. 27, 2004. She was born Dec. 31, 1938, the daughter of the late O. L. Morris and Ernestine Morris of Pocahontas, Ark. She was employed as a certified public accountant by CF & Company of Dallas...
Helen Glendale Rhea (02/05/04)
Helen Glendale Rhea, 79, of Allen, Texas, formerly of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Gordon Houston and Iris Virginia Burns Rowden was born June 20, 1924, a Oxford, Ark. She died Jan. 29, 2004, in McKenney, Texas. She married Edmond George Rhea July 4, 1942, at Salem, and to this union two daughters were born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and a homemaker. She was a member of Salem Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Irene Marie Powell (02/05/04)
Irene Marie Powell, 81, of Hot Springs, Ark., formerly of Salem, Ark., died Jan. 30, 2004, in Hot Springs at National Park Hospital. She was born in Sharp County Oct. 20, 1922, to the late Arthur and Nora Baldridge. She was married to Herman W. Powell. She was a retired dress designer and seamstress...
Sally Ann Oldfield (02/05/04)
Sally Ann Oldfield, 54, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Jan. 27, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born June 21, 1949, in Southhampton, Ind., the daughter of Florence Tunis Jennings and Luther Jennings. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Barney Oldfield of Ash Flat, Ark.; four brothers -- Roy Johnson of Chicago, Ill., Marshall Maxwell of Chicago, Joe Llamas of Danville, Ky., and Carlos Llamas of Danville, Ky.; five sisters -- Daisy Llamas of Indiana, Robin Llamas of Harrodsburg, Ky., Tina Llamas of Danville, Ky., Mary Penix of Harrodsburg, Ky., and Penny Slaughter of Danville, Ky... ...
Randel R. Haslett (02/05/04)
Randel R. Haslett, 90, son of Ruben Jackson Haslett and Mary Jane Morris Haslett, was born Jan. 20, 1914, at Sturkie, Ark. He died Jan. 23, 2004, in Broken Arrow, Okla. He worked in California agriculture until his retirement in 1978. He attended the Church of Christ for many years...
Conrad Dwayne Bean (02/05/04)
Conrad Dwayne Bean, 64, son of the late Walter Robert and Bertha Eleanor Ellison Bean was born Sept. 22, 1939, at Kokomo, Ind. He died Jan. 26, 2004, in Salem, Ark. He spent his working years as a father and carpenter. He was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Eagles Club and Moose Lodge 739. He served in the United States Marine Corps...
Elizabeth Norine Hodge (02/05/04)
Elizabeth Norine Hodge, 89, of Belle, Mo., formerly of Sandtown, Ark., died Jan. 28, 2004, in Frene Valley Retirement Center at Hermann, Mo. Born Oct. 5, 1914, at Sandtown, she was the daughter of William E. and Elizabeth Tugwell Montgomery. She was a retired school teacher and was a member of First Baptist Church in Belle, Mo...
Deanna Faye Lambert (02/05/04)
Deanna Faye Lambert, 63, daughter of the late Lewis Hight and Wanda Plumlee Hight, as born Dec. 5, 1940, in Wabash, Ind., and died Jan. 23, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. She married Jimmie Dale Lambert Feb. 4, 1963 in Drain, Ore. She was a homemaker and an artist and had worked as a real estate salesperson. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Mammoth Spring...
Ollie Maxine Key (02/05/04)
Ollie Maxine Key, 84, of Alton, Mo., was born July 9, 1919, in Alton, Mo., and died Jan. 20, 2004. She married Sept. 17, 1937, in Salem, Ark., to Leonard Key. She was a homemaker and an employee at the Puritan Factory for 26 years and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Genese Wilkerson (02/05/04)
Genese Wilkerson, 84, of Amarillo, Texas, formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Jan. 28, 2004, at Heritage Convalescent Center in Amarillo. Born Oct. 11, 1919, at Cave City, she was the daughter of Mamon E. and Lucille Laman Lathum. She was a homemaker and a member of Chaparal Hills Baptist Church in Amarillo, and a former member of Eastside Baptist Church in Cave City...
Alvin Frank Wales (02/05/04)
Alvin Frank Wales, 92, of Koshkonong, Mo., was born April 2, 1911, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Jan. 20, 2004, at his home. He worked as a farmer until 1952, when he and his family moved to Eureka, Calif., where he worked in the redwood lumber mills until his retirement in 1973. He then returned to Missouri where he spent the next 30 years working on the farm he loved. He was saved at an early age and was a member of First Baptist Church of Thayer, Mo...
Irene Pearl Wales (02/05/04)
Irene Pearl Wales, 93, of Koshkonong, Mo., was born April 10, 1910, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Jan. 22, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer, Mo. She taught in the Kings Point, Bonds and Koshkonong schools until she moved to California in 1952, where she taught for 20 years, working with handicapped children. ...
William D. Robinson (02/05/04)
William D. Robinson, 81, of Kingsland, Ark., died Jan. 25, 2004, at Wagnon Place Nursing Home at Warren, Ark. He was born Nov. 16, 1922, at Hardy, son of George Albert Robinson and Iva Lane Robinson. He was retired from the military having served in the United States Army during World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of Reorganized Latter Day Saints, and was a retired truck driver...