[Nameplate] Fog/Mist ~ 48°F  
High: 58°F ~ Low: 28°F
Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

Obituaries from April 2004

Junior Alvin Hollis (04/15/04)
Junior Alvin Hollis, 78, of Lawson, Mo., died March 31, 2004, at the North Kansas City Hospital. He was born March 1, 1926, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Alvin Matthew and Aimelia Honeycutt Hollis. He was united in marriage to Naomi Blackburn May 17, 1050 at Salem, Ark. He had lived in the Liberty area for several years before moving to the Lawson area. He served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1952 during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Melvin Tanner (04/15/04)
Melvin Tanner, 73, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Floyd and Eva Hickman Tanner was born Sept. 19, 1930, in Elizabeth, Ark. He died April 10, 2004, at his home in Salem. He married Luella French Jackson Sept. 19, 1992 at Salem. He retired from the United States Army having served during the Korean War and Vietnam War. He enjoyed fishing and gardening. He was a member of the Baptist Church and attended services at Salem First Baptist...
Leslie Anderson (04/15/04)
Leslie James Anderson, 92, of Cave City, Ark., died April 11, 2004, at Cave City, Ark. Born Dec. 13, 1911, at Cave City, he was the son of George W. and Viola Russell Anderson. He was retired from the Arkansas Highway Department, served 12 years as sharp county judge, served in the United States Army during World War II, He served on the Selected Service Draft Board for many years, was a member of AHTD Retiree Club, a member of the VFW and a member of the Milligan Campground Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Strawberry.. ...
Cyril Bresson (04/15/04)
Cyril Bernard Bresson, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died April 8, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was the son of Henry and Aretine Bresson, and was born June 1, 1915, in Burr, Minn. He married Deloris Wiedmeyer Feb. 12, 1946, at St. ...
Charley Rogers (04/15/04)
Charley Rogers, son of the late Tom Lewis Rogers and Lillie Bell Stark Rogers, was born April 4, 1916, in Wirth, Ark. He died April 4, 2004, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 88 years. He was a volunteer fireman and electrician in Thayer. He was a master plumber doing contract work in Missouri and Arkansas in and around Thayer. He was a member of Assembly of God Church in Salem, Ark. He was a loving father, grandfather, and will be missed by all who knew and loved him...
Julia Kathryn Taylor (04/15/04)
Julia Kathryn Taylor, daughter of the late Horace Phelps and Lela Morgan Phelps, was born Jan. 10, 1929, in Hardy, Ark., and died April 5, 2004, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 75 years. She was married July 4, 1946, in Hardy to Jack Charles Taylor...
John "Jack" F. Walton (04/15/04)
John "Jack" F. Walton, 78, of Hardy, Ark., died April 10, 2004 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born June 26, 1925, the son of the late Agnes McAbe Walton and Floyd Walton. He was employed at Walton's Sign and Stain Glass Co...
Johnnie Snelgroes (04/15/04)
Johnnie Geneva Snelgroes, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Will Worsham and Roxie C. Foster Worsham, was born June 19, 1919, in Viola, Ark. She died April 6, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. at the age of 84 years. She was united in marriage to Hayden Snelgroes on May 30, 1936, at Viola, and to this union four children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Viola Church of Christ...
Melvin Gipson (04/15/04)
Melvin Gipson, 65, of Pocahontas, Ark., formerly of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died April 12, 2004, at the Pocahontas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but are under the direction of the Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Hardy, Ark...
Sanders Manning (04/15/04)
Sanders Walker Manning, 73, Greenwood, Ind., died March 29, 2004, at Regency Place of Greenwood. He was born Dec. 27, 1930, at Atlanta, Ga., the son of Barney Ware and Clara Bell (Shipp) Manning. He was married Nov. 25, 1950, to Barbara Ann Scott, and to this union one son, Bruce, was born. On Jan. 25, 1956, he was married to Virginia Sadlowski, and to this union two sons, Stephen and Peter, and three daughters, Carolyn, Susan and Marion, were born...
Josh Henry Smart (04/01/04)
John Henry Scranton Smart, infant son of Eric Gene Smart and Amanda Jovell Scranton of Cave City died March 24, 2004, at Harris Hospital in Newport. Survivors include his parents of the home; a brother, Cody Smart of Sulphur Rock; a sister, Lauren Smart of Sulphur Rock; paternal grandparents -- Tommy Smart of Batesville and Sandra Smart of Batesville; maternal grandparents -- Michael Pallardy Sr. ...
Paul E. Boren Sr. (04/01/04)
Paul E. Boren Sr., 52, of Hillsboro, Mo., died March 24, 2004, in Hillsboro, Mo. Born Dec. 9, 1951, in St. Louis, Mo., he was the son of Gene and Peggy Roam Boren, of Thayer, Mo. He was married Dec. 17, 1988 in Hillsboro to Linda Kay Helbig Boren. He owned and operated Pro-Stop BP in De Soto and Helbig Insurance Agency. He was an adult volunteer for Girl Scouts of America and the Hillsboro Little League and also served on the board of directors for Meremac Valley Ins. Co...
Virginia Schreckengast (04/01/04)
Virginia Alyne Schrecken-gast, daughter of the late Thedis Young and Jessie McGhee Young, was born June 26, 1931, in Myrtle, Mo., and died March 14, 2004, in Innsbrook, Mo., at the age of 72 years. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Survivors include her husband, Harry, of the home in Innsbrook; a son, Densal McGhee and friend, Shelia, of Thayer, Mo.; a daughter, Shelia Smith and husband, Bob of Thayer; six grandchildren -- Nikki Clark and daughter, Aleasha of Thayer, Roy Smith and wife, Jill, of Springfield, Mo., Lisa, Judy, Dennis and Bobby; 10 step-children; several step-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Joe Young and wife, Leanna, of Kansas; a special friend, Lena Johnson and husband, Henry of Wright City, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Virginia Ruth Reed (04/01/04)
Virginia Ruth Reed. 65, was born Nov. 13, 1938 in Tacoma, Wash., and died March 18, 2004, at her home in Mammoth Spring, Ark. Survivors include her husband, Karl William "Bill" Reed of Mammoth Spring; six daughters -- Diane Phillips of Thayer, Mo., Rose Hamling of West Plains, Mo., Joanne Taylor of Kissimmee, Fla., Susan Bishop of Eastwood, Mo., Carmel Haney of Vilonia, Mo., and Edith Haney of Kissimmee, Fla.; three sons -- Jonathan Reed of Mammoth Spring, David Reed of Mammoth Spring and William Reed of Thayer; and 43 grandchildren.. ...
Archie Dillard Peek (04/01/04)
Archie Dillard Peek, 92, son of the late Henery B. and Arlie Larsen Peek, was born on July 15, 1911, in Arnett, Okla. He died March 25, 2004, in Calico Rock, Ark. He was married to Ruthie and to this union no children were born. During his working years, he worked as a medical missionary...
William Scott Mann Jr. (04/01/04)
William Scott Mann Jr., 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 20, 2004, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born April 26, 1920, in San Francisco, he was the son of William Scott Mann and Ethel Winship Mann. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. He worked as a master pipe fitter for the United States Civil Service before retirement...
Frieda Barrow (04/01/04)
Frieda Barrow, 73, of Williford, Ark., died March 22, 2004, at her residence. Born Nov. 8, 1930, in Newburg, Austria, she was the daughter of the late Walburga Ruger and Christoff Ruger. She was a seamstress and treasurer of the Fire Department of Martin Creek at Williford, Ark...
Michael P. Cindrich (04/01/04)
Michael P. Cindrich, 68, of Parkville, Mo., died Feb. 10, 2004, at his home. He was a truck driver for the Teamsters Union Local 541 while working for Gamey Construction Company for 25 years. He loved gardening and sold vegetables at the Parkville Farmer's Market...
Dorothy Lowe (04/01/04)
Dorothy Lowe, daughter of the late A.J. Cypret and Willie Mae Mitchell Cypret, was born May 28, 1920, in Elm Store, Ark., and died March 24, 2004, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 83 years. She married March 29, 1939, in Thayer, Mo., to Raymond Lowe...
Eileen Gochanour (04/01/04)
Eileen Lynch Gochanour, age 81, of Thayer, Mo., was born March 1, 1923, in Sangamon County, Ill., and died March 27 2004, at her home. She retired from the State of Illinois Department of Revenue, moved to Thayer in 1995, and continued working on genealogy until her death...
Treva Lee Wood (04/01/04)
Treva Lee Wood, 85, of Oxford, daughter of Stanley Parrish and Lora Jane Chadwick Parrish, was born Sep. 1, 1918, in Oxford, Ark. She died March 21, 2004, at Pioneer Nursing Home in Melbourne, Ark. She married Lawrence Wood on Sept. 29, 1937, at Oxford, Ark. To this union, four children were born. She was a homemaker, who along with her husband, ran the family farm. She was also employed by Tri-County Shirt Factory in Salem for 11 years...
Hester E. Harris (04/01/04)
Hester E. Harris, 77 of Gepp, daughter of the late Harrison Keller and Harriett Pheiffer Keller, was born April 12, 1926, in Nogal, N.M. She died March 20, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. She married Elton Harris and to this union three children were born. She was employed by Baxter Lab in Mountain Home for many years. She was of the Lutheran faith...
Patricia E. Snuffer (04/22/04)
Patricia E. Snuffer, 57, of Evening Shade, Ark., died April 13, 2004, at her home. Born Dec. 29, 1946, at Clovis, N.M., she was the daughter of Prentice and Elda Chapman Clark. She was a retired beautician, taught Head Start at Evening Shade Elementary School and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church near Ash Flat, Ark...
Charlie Smith (04/22/04)
Charlie Smith, 87, of Batesville, died April 15, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Dec. 27, 1916, near Cave City, he was the son of Henry A. and Eva Beatrice Matlock Smith. He was a farmer and attended first Assembly of God Church in Batesville...
Dorothy Marie Baker (04/22/04)
Dorothy Marie Baker, 82, of Hardy, Ark., died April 13, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Sept. 13, 1921, in Kings Mill, Ark., the daughter of Joseph Earl and Icie Sheffield Horton. She was united in marriage June 13, 1946, to George Elwood Baker who preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 1987. She was a homemaker...
Leonard Henry Giles (04/22/04)
Leonard Henry Giles, 81, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Leonard Vaden and Iva Lee Jolliff Giles was born May 25, 1922. Henry married Alice Faye Langston July 11, 1962, at Granite City, Ill. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, master mechanic, and inspector at the Granite City, Ill. ...
Gene Norman Hollis (04/22/04)
Gene Norman Hollis, 71, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 14, 1932, in Alton, Mo., and died March 19, 2004, at his home. Survivors include three children -- Carl Hollis, Debbie Jones and David Hollis; grandson, Timothy Gene Sewell; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Wyatt Ottis Nelson (04/22/04)
Wyatt Ottis Nelson, 79, of Salem, son of the late Gordon and Esta Mary Nelson was born Aug. 10, 1924, at Charleston, Ohio. He died April 13, 2004. He married Phyllis Hill. He spent his working years as a husband, raising three foster children, was a carpenter, and a mechanic. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II...
Robert Holt (04/22/04)
Robert Holt, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 13, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 3, 1922. Survivors include his wife, Ilona Holt of Cherokee Village. Arrangements will be announced later and are under the direction of Heath Funeal Home of Highland, Ark...
Billie E. Shelton Sr. (04/22/04)
Billie "Bill" E. Shelton Sr., 60, Cherokee Village, died April 16, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born May 17, 1943, of Rector, Ark., the son of Erma Gurthie Shelton and Burl Shelton of Paragould. Bill is a retired tool maker from Chrysler Coop after 27 years of service, before he and his wife, Rita, moved to Highland, Ark., where they have operated the Timberline Restaurant with their family and friend for the last six years...
Magdalen Grzywana (04/22/04)
Magdalen "Busha" Borko-wicz Grzywana, 98, daughter of the late Andrew and Frances Sikorski Borkowicz, was born on Nov. 18, 1905, in Chicago, Ill. She died April 12, 2004, in Bentonville, Ark. She was married to John Grzywana on June 2, 1925, in Chicago, Ill., and to this union three children were born...
Gregory Allen Bayes (04/22/04)
Gregory Allen Bayes, 36, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 14, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village following an automobile accident. He was born March 21, 1968, in Cleburne, Texas, the son of Rufus and Mary Bayes. He worked part-time as a maintenance man for Sonic and also for IESI in Ash Flat. He was of the Baptist faith. Bayes moved to Cherokee Village 10 years ago from Texas...
Melvin Gipson (04/22/04)
Melvin Gipson, 65, of Pocahontas, formerly of Poughkeepsie, died April 12, 2004, at a Pocahontas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Sept. 25, 1938, in Sharp County, Ark., he was the son of Frank and Lillie Morgan Gipson. He worked in construction, was a dry wall installer and was a member of Pleasant Ridge Community Church in Sitka, Ark...
Betty Lea Wilson (04/22/04)
Betty Lea Wilburn Wilson, 75, of North Little Rock, Ark., formerly of Cherokee Village, died April 6 2004. Born June 2, 1928, in Elrod, Ala., she was the daughter of Rafe and Ophelia Wilburn. She started to work with the telephone company at a very young age in Birmingham, Ala...
Dorsey Wayne Morrow (04/22/04)
Dorsey Wayne Morrow, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died April 13, 2004, at his residence. Born June 5, 1915, in Russellville, Mo., he was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Jones Morrow. He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a naval officer in the South Pacific area. ...
Andrew G. Ponder (04/22/04)
Andrew G. Ponder, 87, of Cherokee Village, former circuit judge of the Third Judicial District composed of Lawrence, Jackson, Sharp and Randolph counties, died April 15, 2004, in Jonesboro. Judge Ponder was born in Walnut Ridge, Ark. Oct. 1, 1916. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Ponder Sr. He, like his brothers, Harry Jr. and Lester Ponder, attended law school and became an attorney...
Ronald Emmert Arford (04/08/04)
Ronald Emmert Arford, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late Russell Charles and Cora Mae Donahue Arford, was born March 8, 1929, in Colver, Pa. He died March 30, 2004. He married Ramona Katherine Bigelow Feb. 26, 1949, at Bolivar, Pa., and to this union six children were born...
Mike Shannon (04/08/04)
Mike Shannon, 48, of Salem, son of Dorothy Marshall Shannon and the late Luther Rand Shannon was born June 1, 1955, in Hutchinson, Kan. He died April 1, 2004. He married Rhonda Beth Bryant on July 1, 1980, at Hutchinson, Kan., and to this union three children were born...
Theresa "Teri" Schwarz (04/08/04)
Theresa "Teri" Anne Schwarz, 42, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Sharon Fay Beasley Paradis and the late Thomas Alfred Paradis, Sr., was born Feb. 23, 1962, in Galesburg, Ill. She died April 1, 2004, in an automobile accident. She spent her working years as a mother, grandmother, as a paramedic for Fulton and Randolph counties and a waitress...
Amanda Richmond (04/08/04)
Amanda Belle Rich-mond, daughter of Emer-son and Phebe Prey Griffith was born in Caddo County, Okla., July 5, 1910. She attended a country school. She was baptized in a creek near her home. In January of 1925, the family moved to Omaha, Neb., where she attended Ashland Park Grade School and graduated from South High School in 1929. Amanda received her nursing degree from St. Luke's in Chicago...
Harvey E. Godfrey (04/08/04)
Harvey E. Godfrey, 56, of Cherokee Village, was born June 30, 1947, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., the son of W.A. and Eunice Duren Godfrey. He died March 31, 2004 at Mountain Home, Ark. He was employed in law enforcement during his working years. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Funk Godfrey of Cherokee Village; his mother, Eunice Godfrey of Hardy, Ark; two daughters -- Mandy Saunders of Bono, Ark., and Melissa Donnely of Minot, N.D.; a son, Michael Buford of West Helena, Ark.; a sister, Sharon Henson and husband, Jerry of West Helena; a brother, Albert Godfrey and wife, Pam of Hardy, Ark.; four aunts -- Alma O'Keefe of Hardy, Winnie Thomas of Poplar Grove, Daisy Griffis of Batesville, and Edith Fife and husband, Elray of Missouri; three grandchildren; a nephew Robert and Sherry Godfrey of Rogers, Ark.; and a niece, Lisa House of Southaven, Miss.. ...
Jessie Wallace Carter (04/08/04)
Jessie Wallace Carter, 73, of Jonesboro, Ark., died March 30, 2004, at his home. Born in Nettleton and, except for one year, lived his entire life in the old town of Nettleton. He was retired from the General Electric Company in Jonesboro with 34 years of service, retiring as a quality control inspector...
Avis Bobbitt (04/08/04)
Avis Earlene Rogers Bobbitt, 87, daughter of the late Owther Lee and Dorothy May Moser Rogers was born on Aug. 16, 1916, in Wiseman, Ark. She died on March 29, 2004, in Batesville, Ark. She married L.A. Bobbit March 15, 1946, in Izard County, Ark., and to this union three children were born. She spent her years as a homemaker, housewife, mother and grandmother. She attended the Guion Church of Christ...
Vannie Mae Stokes (04/08/04)
Vannie Mae Elliott Stokes, 68, daughter of the late Foncie and Pearlie Vest Elliott, was born on Sept. 5, 1935 in Lone Star, Ark. She died March 31, 2004, in Melbourne, Ark. She married Lynwood Eugene Stokes in 1959, in Memphis, Tenn., and to this union two children were born. She spent her working years as a registered nurse in Dothan, Ala., and attended the Melbourne Church of Christ...
Elizabeth C. Williamson (04/29/04)
Elizabeth C. Williamson, 61, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 20, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born April 28, 1942, at Memphis, Tenn., she was the daughter of Elmer Caldwell and Mary Elizabeth Norman Caldwell. She was employed as a Hospice RN for Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village...
Ruth Ann King (04/29/04)
Ruth Ann King, 67, of Cave City, Ark., died April 17, 2004, at her home. Born Nov. 28, 1936, at Muskegon Heights, Mich., she was the daughter of Vernon George and Henerietta Tibey Dougan. She was a retired real estate agent and was of the Protestant faith...
Elizabeth C. Williamson (04/29/04)
Elizabeth C. Williamson, 61, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 20, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born April 28, 1942, at Memphis, Tenn., she was the daughter of Elmer Caldwell and Mary Elizabeth Norman Caldwell. She was employed as a Hospice RN for Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village...
Lehman Eugene Cypret (04/29/04)
Lehman Eugene Cypret, 60, son of the late Hubert Cypret and Gleana Sorrell Cypret Connor, was born May 13, 1943, in Kansas City, Mo., and died April 17, 2004 in Liberty, Mo. He was employed by Frisco Railroad for many years until his kidney failure and then was a truck driver for the past 20 years...
Margaret Fleenor (04/29/04)
Margaret Evalyn Fleenor, 86, daughter of the late Edward Lee and Freda Pearl Jones Lee was born May 24, 1917, in Madison county, Ind., and died April 20, 2004, in St. Louis, Mo. She was a seamstress, working for Prince Gardner in St. Louis for many years. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Frances Warren (04/29/04)
Frances Marine Julian Warren, 74, of Calico Rock, daughter of the late William Jackson Julian and Bertha Webb Julian, was born Aug. 1, 1929, in Brockwell, Ark. She died April 24, 2004, in Calico Rock. She was married to Hubert Jefferson Warren and to this union two children were born. She spent her years as a homemaker, housewife and mother, and attended the First Baptist Church of Calico Rock...
Mabel Rose Devillez (04/29/04)
Mabel Rose Devillez, 80, daughter of the late Frederick Epply an Elizabeth White Epply was born January 19, 1924, in Archbald, Pa., and died April 23, 2004, in West Plains. She was married April 1, 1946, in Washington, DC, to Henry Devillez. She was a homemaker and of the Method-ist faith, and will be missed by all who knew her...
Mamie Ardell Manry (04/29/04)
Mamie Ardell Manry, 89, of Agnos, Ark., daughter of the late William Edgar Godwin and Nancy Elizabeth Berry Godwin, was born Feb. 14, 1915, in Morriston, Ark. She died April 21, 2004, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She married William T. Manry on Sept. 17, 1933, at Agnos. To this union six children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Agnos Church of Christ...
Shelby Smith (04/29/04)
Shelby Smith, 74, of Alton, Mo., was born April 9, 1930, in Oregon County, Mo., and died April 15, 2004, at his home. Survivors include two sons -- Roger Smith and wife, Terry of Alton, Mo., and Fred Smith and wife, Sharon, of Rover, Mo.; four daughters -- Barbara Simpson and husband, Jerry, Judy Bates and husband , Danny, and Vera Mae Smith, all of Alton, and Linda Brawley of Winona, Mo.; three brothers -- Lonnie and Roy Ed Smith both of Alton and Howard Smith of Washington; one sister, Wanda Sisco of Alton; 17 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.. ...
Pauline Garner (04/29/04)
Pauline Garner, 91, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 3, 1912, in Evening Shade, Ark., and died April 22, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. Preceding her in death were her parents -- Dr. Ewing L. Garner and Ina L. Ellis-Garner and two brothers, Boyd and Rex Garner...
Carl Eugene McNair (04/29/04)
Carl Eugene McNair, was born on Aug. 29, 1937, in Camp, Ark., to Joseph S. and Tressie E. Burk McNair. He graduated from Salem High School in Dec. 1955, and entered Ambassador College in Pasadena, Calif., in Aug. 1956. It was there that he met his beloved wife of 42 years, Dorothy Joan Ocha. ...
Boyce R.C. Haley (04/29/04)
Boyce R.C. Haley, 86, of Zion, Ark., son of the late Clarence Haley and Amanda Taylor Haley, was born Aug. 31, 1917, in Evening Shade. He died April 16, 2004, in Batesville. He married Eva Edna Miller Haley July 4, 1936, in Bonetown, Ark., and to this union two children were born. He spent his working years as a logger. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He attended Bear Creek Methodist Church and was a member of Antioch Lodge 241 for 50 years...
Jennifer Lynn Elliott (04/29/04)
Jennifer Lynn Elliott, 30, of Ward, Ark., died April 23, 2004, at UAMS in Little Rock, Ark., after losing a heroic and valiant battle with cystic fibrosis. She was met at Heaven's gate by her grandparents, Milton and Annetta Bryant of Lonoke, George Williams of Ward, and Ellen Saucier of Evening Shade...
Irene Wilcox (04/29/04)
Irene Shipman Farris Wilcox, 90, of Alton, Mo., was born Nov. 19, 1913, in Oregon County, Mo. She was the daughter of James and Tracy Black-Shipman. She died April 15, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center. Survivors include one son, Lonnie Wilcox of Thayer, Mo.; four daughters - Nadine and Larry Cochran of West Plains, Mo., Shirley and Ronald Keeton of Hampden, Mass., Ellen and Larnce Johnson of Alton, Barbara and Wayne Deckad of Alton; one daughter-in-law, Carol Wilcox of Alton; 16 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Nellie "Bea" Felts (04/29/04)
Nellie "Bea" Felts, 85, of Batesville, died April 21, 2004, at Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 26, 1919, at Sidney, Ark., she was the daughter of Auther and Lou Jones Smith. She was a homemaker, and a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Benny Armstrong (04/29/04)
Bernard Elmer "Benny" Armstrong, 58, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Ottawa, Ill., died April 17, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born July 12, 1945, in Ottawa to Robert Irwin and Anne Dougherty Armstrong. He married Connie Sue Farrell April 27, 1968, at St. ...
Shirley Lee Wiseman (04/29/04)
Shirley Lee Wiseman, 58, of Wiseman, Ark., daughter of Robert Lee Wiseman and the late Totsy Lou Pogue Wiseman was born Aug. 12, 1945, at Stokes, Ark. She died April 20, 2004. She spent her years as a loving daughter and sister. She was of the Christian faith...
Charley Rogers (04/15/04)
Charley Rogers, son of the late Tom Lewis Rogers and Lillie Bell Stark Rogers, was born April 4, 1916, in Wirth, Ark. He died April 4, 2004, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 88 years. He was a volunteer fireman and electrician in Thayer. He was a master plumber doing contract work in Missouri and Arkansas in and around Thayer. He was a member of Assembly of God Church in Salem, Ark. He was a loving father, grandfather, and will be missed by all who knew and loved him...
Julia Kathryn Taylor (04/15/04)
Julia Kathryn Taylor, daughter of the late Horace Phelps and Lela Morgan Phelps, was born Jan. 10, 1929, in Hardy, Ark., and died April 5, 2004, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 75 years. She was married July 4, 1946, in Hardy to Jack Charles Taylor...
John "Jack" F. Walton (04/15/04)
John "Jack" F. Walton, 78, of Hardy, Ark., died April 10, 2004 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born June 26, 1925, the son of the late Agnes McAbe Walton and Floyd Walton. He was employed at Walton's Sign and Stain Glass Co...
Johnnie Snelgroes (04/15/04)
Johnnie Geneva Snelgroes, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Will Worsham and Roxie C. Foster Worsham, was born June 19, 1919, in Viola, Ark. She died April 6, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. at the age of 84 years. She was united in marriage to Hayden Snelgroes on May 30, 1936, at Viola, and to this union four children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Viola Church of Christ...
Junior Alvin Hollis (04/15/04)
Junior Alvin Hollis, 78, of Lawson, Mo., died March 31, 2004, at the North Kansas City Hospital. He was born March 1, 1926, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Alvin Matthew and Aimelia Honeycutt Hollis. He was united in marriage to Naomi Blackburn May 17, 1050 at Salem, Ark. He had lived in the Liberty area for several years before moving to the Lawson area. He served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1952 during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Melvin Gipson (04/15/04)
Melvin Gipson, 65, of Pocahontas, Ark., formerly of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died April 12, 2004, at the Pocahontas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but are under the direction of the Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Hardy, Ark...
Sanders Manning (04/15/04)
Sanders Walker Manning, 73, Greenwood, Ind., died March 29, 2004, at Regency Place of Greenwood. He was born Dec. 27, 1930, at Atlanta, Ga., the son of Barney Ware and Clara Bell (Shipp) Manning. He was married Nov. 25, 1950, to Barbara Ann Scott, and to this union one son, Bruce, was born. On Jan. 25, 1956, he was married to Virginia Sadlowski, and to this union two sons, Stephen and Peter, and three daughters, Carolyn, Susan and Marion, were born...
Cyril Bresson (04/15/04)
Cyril Bernard Bresson, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died April 8, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was the son of Henry and Aretine Bresson, and was born June 1, 1915, in Burr, Minn. He married Deloris Wiedmeyer Feb. 12, 1946, at St. ...
Melvin Tanner (04/15/04)
Melvin Tanner, 73, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Floyd and Eva Hickman Tanner was born Sept. 19, 1930, in Elizabeth, Ark. He died April 10, 2004, at his home in Salem. He married Luella French Jackson Sept. 19, 1992 at Salem. He retired from the United States Army having served during the Korean War and Vietnam War. He enjoyed fishing and gardening. He was a member of the Baptist Church and attended services at Salem First Baptist...
Leslie Anderson (04/15/04)
Leslie James Anderson, 92, of Cave City, Ark., died April 11, 2004, at Cave City, Ark. Born Dec. 13, 1911, at Cave City, he was the son of George W. and Viola Russell Anderson. He was retired from the Arkansas Highway Department, served 12 years as sharp county judge, served in the United States Army during World War II, He served on the Selected Service Draft Board for many years, was a member of AHTD Retiree Club, a member of the VFW and a member of the Milligan Campground Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Strawberry.. ...
Treva Lee Wood (04/01/04)
Treva Lee Wood, 85, of Oxford, daughter of Stanley Parrish and Lora Jane Chadwick Parrish, was born Sep. 1, 1918, in Oxford, Ark. She died March 21, 2004, at Pioneer Nursing Home in Melbourne, Ark. She married Lawrence Wood on Sept. 29, 1937, at Oxford, Ark. To this union, four children were born. She was a homemaker, who along with her husband, ran the family farm. She was also employed by Tri-County Shirt Factory in Salem for 11 years...
Josh Henry Smart (04/01/04)
John Henry Scranton Smart, infant son of Eric Gene Smart and Amanda Jovell Scranton of Cave City died March 24, 2004, at Harris Hospital in Newport. Survivors include his parents of the home; a brother, Cody Smart of Sulphur Rock; a sister, Lauren Smart of Sulphur Rock; paternal grandparents -- Tommy Smart of Batesville and Sandra Smart of Batesville; maternal grandparents -- Michael Pallardy Sr. ...
William Scott Mann Jr. (04/01/04)
William Scott Mann Jr., 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 20, 2004, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born April 26, 1920, in San Francisco, he was the son of William Scott Mann and Ethel Winship Mann. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. He worked as a master pipe fitter for the United States Civil Service before retirement...
Virginia Ruth Reed (04/01/04)
Virginia Ruth Reed. 65, was born Nov. 13, 1938 in Tacoma, Wash., and died March 18, 2004, at her home in Mammoth Spring, Ark. Survivors include her husband, Karl William "Bill" Reed of Mammoth Spring; six daughters -- Diane Phillips of Thayer, Mo., Rose Hamling of West Plains, Mo., Joanne Taylor of Kissimmee, Fla., Susan Bishop of Eastwood, Mo., Carmel Haney of Vilonia, Mo., and Edith Haney of Kissimmee, Fla.; three sons -- Jonathan Reed of Mammoth Spring, David Reed of Mammoth Spring and William Reed of Thayer; and 43 grandchildren.. ...
Virginia Schreckengast (04/01/04)
Virginia Alyne Schrecken-gast, daughter of the late Thedis Young and Jessie McGhee Young, was born June 26, 1931, in Myrtle, Mo., and died March 14, 2004, in Innsbrook, Mo., at the age of 72 years. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Survivors include her husband, Harry, of the home in Innsbrook; a son, Densal McGhee and friend, Shelia, of Thayer, Mo.; a daughter, Shelia Smith and husband, Bob of Thayer; six grandchildren -- Nikki Clark and daughter, Aleasha of Thayer, Roy Smith and wife, Jill, of Springfield, Mo., Lisa, Judy, Dennis and Bobby; 10 step-children; several step-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Joe Young and wife, Leanna, of Kansas; a special friend, Lena Johnson and husband, Henry of Wright City, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Michael P. Cindrich (04/01/04)
Michael P. Cindrich, 68, of Parkville, Mo., died Feb. 10, 2004, at his home. He was a truck driver for the Teamsters Union Local 541 while working for Gamey Construction Company for 25 years. He loved gardening and sold vegetables at the Parkville Farmer's Market...
Paul E. Boren Sr. (04/01/04)
Paul E. Boren Sr., 52, of Hillsboro, Mo., died March 24, 2004, in Hillsboro, Mo. Born Dec. 9, 1951, in St. Louis, Mo., he was the son of Gene and Peggy Roam Boren, of Thayer, Mo. He was married Dec. 17, 1988 in Hillsboro to Linda Kay Helbig Boren. He owned and operated Pro-Stop BP in De Soto and Helbig Insurance Agency. He was an adult volunteer for Girl Scouts of America and the Hillsboro Little League and also served on the board of directors for Meremac Valley Ins. Co...
Eileen Gochanour (04/01/04)
Eileen Lynch Gochanour, age 81, of Thayer, Mo., was born March 1, 1923, in Sangamon County, Ill., and died March 27 2004, at her home. She retired from the State of Illinois Department of Revenue, moved to Thayer in 1995, and continued working on genealogy until her death...
Hester E. Harris (04/01/04)
Hester E. Harris, 77 of Gepp, daughter of the late Harrison Keller and Harriett Pheiffer Keller, was born April 12, 1926, in Nogal, N.M. She died March 20, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. She married Elton Harris and to this union three children were born. She was employed by Baxter Lab in Mountain Home for many years. She was of the Lutheran faith...
Frieda Barrow (04/01/04)
Frieda Barrow, 73, of Williford, Ark., died March 22, 2004, at her residence. Born Nov. 8, 1930, in Newburg, Austria, she was the daughter of the late Walburga Ruger and Christoff Ruger. She was a seamstress and treasurer of the Fire Department of Martin Creek at Williford, Ark...
Dorothy Lowe (04/01/04)
Dorothy Lowe, daughter of the late A.J. Cypret and Willie Mae Mitchell Cypret, was born May 28, 1920, in Elm Store, Ark., and died March 24, 2004, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 83 years. She married March 29, 1939, in Thayer, Mo., to Raymond Lowe...
Archie Dillard Peek (04/01/04)
Archie Dillard Peek, 92, son of the late Henery B. and Arlie Larsen Peek, was born on July 15, 1911, in Arnett, Okla. He died March 25, 2004, in Calico Rock, Ark. He was married to Ruthie and to this union no children were born. During his working years, he worked as a medical missionary...
Magdalen Grzywana (04/22/04)
Magdalen "Busha" Borko-wicz Grzywana, 98, daughter of the late Andrew and Frances Sikorski Borkowicz, was born on Nov. 18, 1905, in Chicago, Ill. She died April 12, 2004, in Bentonville, Ark. She was married to John Grzywana on June 2, 1925, in Chicago, Ill., and to this union three children were born...
Billie E. Shelton Sr. (04/22/04)
Billie "Bill" E. Shelton Sr., 60, Cherokee Village, died April 16, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born May 17, 1943, of Rector, Ark., the son of Erma Gurthie Shelton and Burl Shelton of Paragould. Bill is a retired tool maker from Chrysler Coop after 27 years of service, before he and his wife, Rita, moved to Highland, Ark., where they have operated the Timberline Restaurant with their family and friend for the last six years...
Robert Holt (04/22/04)
Robert Holt, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 13, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 3, 1922. Survivors include his wife, Ilona Holt of Cherokee Village. Arrangements will be announced later and are under the direction of Heath Funeal Home of Highland, Ark...
Gene Norman Hollis (04/22/04)
Gene Norman Hollis, 71, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 14, 1932, in Alton, Mo., and died March 19, 2004, at his home. Survivors include three children -- Carl Hollis, Debbie Jones and David Hollis; grandson, Timothy Gene Sewell; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Leonard Henry Giles (04/22/04)
Leonard Henry Giles, 81, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Leonard Vaden and Iva Lee Jolliff Giles was born May 25, 1922. Henry married Alice Faye Langston July 11, 1962, at Granite City, Ill. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, master mechanic, and inspector at the Granite City, Ill. ...
Dorothy Marie Baker (04/22/04)
Dorothy Marie Baker, 82, of Hardy, Ark., died April 13, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Sept. 13, 1921, in Kings Mill, Ark., the daughter of Joseph Earl and Icie Sheffield Horton. She was united in marriage June 13, 1946, to George Elwood Baker who preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 1987. She was a homemaker...
Charlie Smith (04/22/04)
Charlie Smith, 87, of Batesville, died April 15, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Dec. 27, 1916, near Cave City, he was the son of Henry A. and Eva Beatrice Matlock Smith. He was a farmer and attended first Assembly of God Church in Batesville...
Patricia E. Snuffer (04/22/04)
Patricia E. Snuffer, 57, of Evening Shade, Ark., died April 13, 2004, at her home. Born Dec. 29, 1946, at Clovis, N.M., she was the daughter of Prentice and Elda Chapman Clark. She was a retired beautician, taught Head Start at Evening Shade Elementary School and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church near Ash Flat, Ark...
Melvin Gipson (04/22/04)
Melvin Gipson, 65, of Pocahontas, formerly of Poughkeepsie, died April 12, 2004, at a Pocahontas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Sept. 25, 1938, in Sharp County, Ark., he was the son of Frank and Lillie Morgan Gipson. He worked in construction, was a dry wall installer and was a member of Pleasant Ridge Community Church in Sitka, Ark...
Andrew G. Ponder (04/22/04)
Andrew G. Ponder, 87, of Cherokee Village, former circuit judge of the Third Judicial District composed of Lawrence, Jackson, Sharp and Randolph counties, died April 15, 2004, in Jonesboro. Judge Ponder was born in Walnut Ridge, Ark. Oct. 1, 1916. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Ponder Sr. He, like his brothers, Harry Jr. and Lester Ponder, attended law school and became an attorney...
Betty Lea Wilson (04/22/04)
Betty Lea Wilburn Wilson, 75, of North Little Rock, Ark., formerly of Cherokee Village, died April 6 2004. Born June 2, 1928, in Elrod, Ala., she was the daughter of Rafe and Ophelia Wilburn. She started to work with the telephone company at a very young age in Birmingham, Ala...
Dorsey Wayne Morrow (04/22/04)
Dorsey Wayne Morrow, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died April 13, 2004, at his residence. Born June 5, 1915, in Russellville, Mo., he was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Jones Morrow. He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a naval officer in the South Pacific area. ...
Wyatt Ottis Nelson (04/22/04)
Wyatt Ottis Nelson, 79, of Salem, son of the late Gordon and Esta Mary Nelson was born Aug. 10, 1924, at Charleston, Ohio. He died April 13, 2004. He married Phyllis Hill. He spent his working years as a husband, raising three foster children, was a carpenter, and a mechanic. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II...
Gregory Allen Bayes (04/22/04)
Gregory Allen Bayes, 36, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 14, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village following an automobile accident. He was born March 21, 1968, in Cleburne, Texas, the son of Rufus and Mary Bayes. He worked part-time as a maintenance man for Sonic and also for IESI in Ash Flat. He was of the Baptist faith. Bayes moved to Cherokee Village 10 years ago from Texas...
Ronald Emmert Arford (04/08/04)
Ronald Emmert Arford, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late Russell Charles and Cora Mae Donahue Arford, was born March 8, 1929, in Colver, Pa. He died March 30, 2004. He married Ramona Katherine Bigelow Feb. 26, 1949, at Bolivar, Pa., and to this union six children were born...
Jessie Wallace Carter (04/08/04)
Jessie Wallace Carter, 73, of Jonesboro, Ark., died March 30, 2004, at his home. Born in Nettleton and, except for one year, lived his entire life in the old town of Nettleton. He was retired from the General Electric Company in Jonesboro with 34 years of service, retiring as a quality control inspector...
Amanda Richmond (04/08/04)
Amanda Belle Rich-mond, daughter of Emer-son and Phebe Prey Griffith was born in Caddo County, Okla., July 5, 1910. She attended a country school. She was baptized in a creek near her home. In January of 1925, the family moved to Omaha, Neb., where she attended Ashland Park Grade School and graduated from South High School in 1929. Amanda received her nursing degree from St. Luke's in Chicago...
Theresa "Teri" Schwarz (04/08/04)
Theresa "Teri" Anne Schwarz, 42, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Sharon Fay Beasley Paradis and the late Thomas Alfred Paradis, Sr., was born Feb. 23, 1962, in Galesburg, Ill. She died April 1, 2004, in an automobile accident. She spent her working years as a mother, grandmother, as a paramedic for Fulton and Randolph counties and a waitress...
Harvey E. Godfrey (04/08/04)
Harvey E. Godfrey, 56, of Cherokee Village, was born June 30, 1947, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., the son of W.A. and Eunice Duren Godfrey. He died March 31, 2004 at Mountain Home, Ark. He was employed in law enforcement during his working years. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Funk Godfrey of Cherokee Village; his mother, Eunice Godfrey of Hardy, Ark; two daughters -- Mandy Saunders of Bono, Ark., and Melissa Donnely of Minot, N.D.; a son, Michael Buford of West Helena, Ark.; a sister, Sharon Henson and husband, Jerry of West Helena; a brother, Albert Godfrey and wife, Pam of Hardy, Ark.; four aunts -- Alma O'Keefe of Hardy, Winnie Thomas of Poplar Grove, Daisy Griffis of Batesville, and Edith Fife and husband, Elray of Missouri; three grandchildren; a nephew Robert and Sherry Godfrey of Rogers, Ark.; and a niece, Lisa House of Southaven, Miss.. ...
Avis Bobbitt (04/08/04)
Avis Earlene Rogers Bobbitt, 87, daughter of the late Owther Lee and Dorothy May Moser Rogers was born on Aug. 16, 1916, in Wiseman, Ark. She died on March 29, 2004, in Batesville, Ark. She married L.A. Bobbit March 15, 1946, in Izard County, Ark., and to this union three children were born. She spent her years as a homemaker, housewife, mother and grandmother. She attended the Guion Church of Christ...
Mike Shannon (04/08/04)
Mike Shannon, 48, of Salem, son of Dorothy Marshall Shannon and the late Luther Rand Shannon was born June 1, 1955, in Hutchinson, Kan. He died April 1, 2004. He married Rhonda Beth Bryant on July 1, 1980, at Hutchinson, Kan., and to this union three children were born...
Vannie Mae Stokes (04/08/04)
Vannie Mae Elliott Stokes, 68, daughter of the late Foncie and Pearlie Vest Elliott, was born on Sept. 5, 1935 in Lone Star, Ark. She died March 31, 2004, in Melbourne, Ark. She married Lynwood Eugene Stokes in 1959, in Memphis, Tenn., and to this union two children were born. She spent her working years as a registered nurse in Dothan, Ala., and attended the Melbourne Church of Christ...
Lehman Eugene Cypret (04/29/04)
Lehman Eugene Cypret, 60, son of the late Hubert Cypret and Gleana Sorrell Cypret Connor, was born May 13, 1943, in Kansas City, Mo., and died April 17, 2004 in Liberty, Mo. He was employed by Frisco Railroad for many years until his kidney failure and then was a truck driver for the past 20 years...
Shelby Smith (04/29/04)
Shelby Smith, 74, of Alton, Mo., was born April 9, 1930, in Oregon County, Mo., and died April 15, 2004, at his home. Survivors include two sons -- Roger Smith and wife, Terry of Alton, Mo., and Fred Smith and wife, Sharon, of Rover, Mo.; four daughters -- Barbara Simpson and husband, Jerry, Judy Bates and husband , Danny, and Vera Mae Smith, all of Alton, and Linda Brawley of Winona, Mo.; three brothers -- Lonnie and Roy Ed Smith both of Alton and Howard Smith of Washington; one sister, Wanda Sisco of Alton; 17 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.. ...
Elizabeth C. Williamson (04/29/04)
Elizabeth C. Williamson, 61, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 20, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born April 28, 1942, at Memphis, Tenn., she was the daughter of Elmer Caldwell and Mary Elizabeth Norman Caldwell. She was employed as a Hospice RN for Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village...
Ruth Ann King (04/29/04)
Ruth Ann King, 67, of Cave City, Ark., died April 17, 2004, at her home. Born Nov. 28, 1936, at Muskegon Heights, Mich., she was the daughter of Vernon George and Henerietta Tibey Dougan. She was a retired real estate agent and was of the Protestant faith...
Pauline Garner (04/29/04)
Pauline Garner, 91, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 3, 1912, in Evening Shade, Ark., and died April 22, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. Preceding her in death were her parents -- Dr. Ewing L. Garner and Ina L. Ellis-Garner and two brothers, Boyd and Rex Garner...
Elizabeth C. Williamson (04/29/04)
Elizabeth C. Williamson, 61, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 20, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born April 28, 1942, at Memphis, Tenn., she was the daughter of Elmer Caldwell and Mary Elizabeth Norman Caldwell. She was employed as a Hospice RN for Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village...
Benny Armstrong (04/29/04)
Bernard Elmer "Benny" Armstrong, 58, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Ottawa, Ill., died April 17, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born July 12, 1945, in Ottawa to Robert Irwin and Anne Dougherty Armstrong. He married Connie Sue Farrell April 27, 1968, at St. ...
Shirley Lee Wiseman (04/29/04)
Shirley Lee Wiseman, 58, of Wiseman, Ark., daughter of Robert Lee Wiseman and the late Totsy Lou Pogue Wiseman was born Aug. 12, 1945, at Stokes, Ark. She died April 20, 2004. She spent her years as a loving daughter and sister. She was of the Christian faith...
Mabel Rose Devillez (04/29/04)
Mabel Rose Devillez, 80, daughter of the late Frederick Epply an Elizabeth White Epply was born January 19, 1924, in Archbald, Pa., and died April 23, 2004, in West Plains. She was married April 1, 1946, in Washington, DC, to Henry Devillez. She was a homemaker and of the Method-ist faith, and will be missed by all who knew her...
Frances Warren (04/29/04)
Frances Marine Julian Warren, 74, of Calico Rock, daughter of the late William Jackson Julian and Bertha Webb Julian, was born Aug. 1, 1929, in Brockwell, Ark. She died April 24, 2004, in Calico Rock. She was married to Hubert Jefferson Warren and to this union two children were born. She spent her years as a homemaker, housewife and mother, and attended the First Baptist Church of Calico Rock...
Margaret Fleenor (04/29/04)
Margaret Evalyn Fleenor, 86, daughter of the late Edward Lee and Freda Pearl Jones Lee was born May 24, 1917, in Madison county, Ind., and died April 20, 2004, in St. Louis, Mo. She was a seamstress, working for Prince Gardner in St. Louis for many years. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Mamie Ardell Manry (04/29/04)
Mamie Ardell Manry, 89, of Agnos, Ark., daughter of the late William Edgar Godwin and Nancy Elizabeth Berry Godwin, was born Feb. 14, 1915, in Morriston, Ark. She died April 21, 2004, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She married William T. Manry on Sept. 17, 1933, at Agnos. To this union six children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Agnos Church of Christ...
Nellie "Bea" Felts (04/29/04)
Nellie "Bea" Felts, 85, of Batesville, died April 21, 2004, at Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 26, 1919, at Sidney, Ark., she was the daughter of Auther and Lou Jones Smith. She was a homemaker, and a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Carl Eugene McNair (04/29/04)
Carl Eugene McNair, was born on Aug. 29, 1937, in Camp, Ark., to Joseph S. and Tressie E. Burk McNair. He graduated from Salem High School in Dec. 1955, and entered Ambassador College in Pasadena, Calif., in Aug. 1956. It was there that he met his beloved wife of 42 years, Dorothy Joan Ocha. ...
Irene Wilcox (04/29/04)
Irene Shipman Farris Wilcox, 90, of Alton, Mo., was born Nov. 19, 1913, in Oregon County, Mo. She was the daughter of James and Tracy Black-Shipman. She died April 15, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center. Survivors include one son, Lonnie Wilcox of Thayer, Mo.; four daughters - Nadine and Larry Cochran of West Plains, Mo., Shirley and Ronald Keeton of Hampden, Mass., Ellen and Larnce Johnson of Alton, Barbara and Wayne Deckad of Alton; one daughter-in-law, Carol Wilcox of Alton; 16 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Boyce R.C. Haley (04/29/04)
Boyce R.C. Haley, 86, of Zion, Ark., son of the late Clarence Haley and Amanda Taylor Haley, was born Aug. 31, 1917, in Evening Shade. He died April 16, 2004, in Batesville. He married Eva Edna Miller Haley July 4, 1936, in Bonetown, Ark., and to this union two children were born. He spent his working years as a logger. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He attended Bear Creek Methodist Church and was a member of Antioch Lodge 241 for 50 years...
Jennifer Lynn Elliott (04/29/04)
Jennifer Lynn Elliott, 30, of Ward, Ark., died April 23, 2004, at UAMS in Little Rock, Ark., after losing a heroic and valiant battle with cystic fibrosis. She was met at Heaven's gate by her grandparents, Milton and Annetta Bryant of Lonoke, George Williams of Ward, and Ellen Saucier of Evening Shade...