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Obituaries from June 2004

Melva Pauline Cordell (06/24/04)
Melva Pauline Cordell, 80, Independence, Mo., died May 10, 2004, at her home. She was born Feb. 28, 1924, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of Joseph Henry and Frances Adeline Haney Swope. She married Charles Dean Cordell on Dec. 22, 19877, in Independence, Mo...
Onah Beth Dihel (06/24/04)
Onah Beth Dihel, of Viola, daughter of the late Charlie Dixon and Lee Jackson Dixon, was born Aug. 27, 1916, in Fulton County, Ark. She died June 13, 2004, at the Mary Jane Foster home in Viola at the age of 87 years. She married Ray Dihel Dec. 24, 1937, in West Plains, Mo. ...
Earlene Cossey (06/24/04)
Earlene Cossey, 66, of Hardy died June 14, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Medical Center in Cherokee Village. Born Feb. 8, 1938, in Fulton, Miss., she was the daughter of Eddie and Myrtie Moses Williams. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons -- Bill Cossey of Williford and Riley Cossey of Monroe, Ark.; two daughters -- Sue Miller of West Helena and Kelly Colt of Colt, Ark.; a step-son, Gene Cossey; 30 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren...
Billy Von Cantrell (06/24/04)
Billy Von Cantrell, of Calico Rock, son of Esther Lee Cantrell and the late William Davis Cantrell, was born Oct. 30, 1943, in Wideman, Ark. He died June 13, 2004, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 60. He married Lavonne McNeil on March 2, 1963, in Calico Rock, Ark., and to this union three children were born. During his working years, he worked for the Union Pacific Railroad. He was of the Methodist faith...
Neva Rosier Paden (06/24/04)
Neva Alma Rosier Paden, 90, of Independence, Mo., died June 11, 2004, at Raymore Health Care. Paden was born Nov. 16, 1913, in Shady Grove, Ark., to the union of David Michael and Margaret Lou Casey Rosier. She was the youngest of eight children. Neva served the Lord for many years at Beaumont Baptist Church in Kansas City and later at Susquehanna Baptist Church in Indepen-dence, Mo. ...
Joyce Marie Bryant (06/24/04)
Joyce Marie Bryant, of Oxford, daughter of Thelma Faye Ballard Sherrell and the late Eldridge Sherrell, was born April 16, 1943, in Oxford, Ark. She died June 19, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 61. She married Gerold Wayne Bryant Dec. ...
Sharon Kay Henson (06/24/04)
Sharon Kay Henson, 51, of West Helena, Ark., died June 14, 2004. Born March 25, 1953, she was the daughter of William Albert Godfrey and Eunice Marie Duren Godfrey. She was married to Jerry Henson. She was director of health and safety at ATG Tool Factory, and was a member PCWBA Phillips County Women's Bowling Association...
Melvin Louis Flack (06/24/04)
Melvin Louis Flack, 84, of Cherokee Village, died June 17, 2004, in Cherokee Village, Ark. Born July 2, 1919, in Bethalto, Ill., he was the son of John Lewis Flack and Bertha Florence England Flack. He worked as a service manager before retiring from Ruan Transport in Alton. He retired and moved to Salem, then to Cherokee Village in 1991...
Paul Lamphiere (06/24/04)
Paul Lamphiere, 67, of Cherokee Village died June 15, 2004, at his home. He was born March 1, 1937. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl A. Lamphiere of Cherokee Village. Arrange-ments are incomplete but will be by the Heath Funeral Home, Oak Hill Chapel of Hardy...
Robert L. Swan (06/24/04)
Robert L. Swan of Calico Rock, son of the late Charles Lesley Swan and Mary Mitsch Swan was born on Nov. 20, 1943, in New Brunswick, N.J. He died June 14, 2004, in Little Rock, at the age of 60. He married Colene Hunt July 8, 1961, in Calico Rock, Ark., and to this union two children were born...
Pearl Theadora Boles (06/24/04)
Pearl Theadora Boles, was born Nov. 22, 1904, in Pueblo, Colo., and died June 16, 2004, in West Plains, Mo at the age of 99 years. She married Malvern Earl Boles on Dec. 22, 1926, in Salem, Ark. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother...
Von C. Mullen (06/24/04)
Von C. Mullen, 93, of Little Rock, formerly of Walnut Ridge, died June 12, 2004, at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. Born Feb. 12, 1911, in Strawberry, he was the son of William Riley and Emma Campbell Mullen. He was united in marriage June 14, 1938, to Cleotta Inez Booth in Walnut Ridge. ...
J.B. Robinson (06/24/04)
J.B. Robinson, popped in the world, weighing a whopping 10 pounds on Jan. 29, 1929, in Hardy, Ark., as the 7th child of George Albert and Iva Robin-son. He grew up in Hardy, fishing and swimming in the Spring River. During his teens he worked at a hotel. ...
Bobby Joe Rhoads (06/24/04)
Bob Rhoads, 69, son of Lonnie and Willie Hall Rhoads was born Jan. 11, 1935, in Salem, Ark. He died June 4, 2004, at his home in Kansas City, Mo. He attended Salem High School and graduated with the class of 1954. He then attended the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. He also worked for a packing company while there...
Billy Joe Tyson (06/17/04)
Billy Joe Tyson, 73, of Powhatan, Ak., died June 10, 2004, at Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. He was a construction worker for Cameron Construction Company in Jonesboro. Born in Hoxie he moved to the Powhatan area 43 years ago. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Korea...
Donna Kay Guevara (06/17/04)
Donna Kay Guevara, 44, of Viola, daughter of Velma Jean Davis Box and the late Ernest Box Jr., was born July 28, 1959, in John Day, Oregon. She died June 9, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She married Joe Meece in 1979, at Baytown, Texas. She later married Victor Guevara in 1986, at Liberty, Texas...
Carroll Eugene Sullivan (06/17/04)
Carroll Eugene Sullivan, 59, of Batesville, died June 5, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Nov. 22, 1944, at Calico Rock, Ark., to Herbert and Ruth Street Sullivan. He was a carpenter, electrician and plumber, a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Batesville Lodge and member of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Batesville...
Charles McClain Jr. (06/17/04)
Charles Glenwood McClain Jr., 61, of Ash Flat, died June 8, 2004, at his residence. Born on July 18, 1942, in Long Beach, Calif., he was the son of Charles Glenwood McClain Sr. and Helen Parker McClain. He married Alice Hopper April 21, 1962, in Las Vegas, Nev...
Leslie M. Hickey (06/17/04)
Leslie M. Hickey, 52, of Cherokee Village Ark. died June 6, 2004. He was born July 11, 1951, in Jonesboro, Ark., the son of Merline White Hickey and Robert L. Hickey. He was an electrical engineer. Survivors include his wife, Shelia Fletcher Hickey of Cherokee Village; his step-mother, Bobbie Hickey; six brothers -- David Hickey of Cherokee Village, Robert D. ...
Don Murray (06/17/04)
Don Murray, of Salem, son of Herbert Cecil Murray and Ima Inez Webb Murray was born Aug. 6, 1957, in Wenatchee, Wash. He died June 6, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 46 years and 10 months. He was married to Paula Bryant March 8, 1974, at Jot'em Down and to this union one daughter was born. He was a glazier and a member of the Salem First Baptist Church...
Miles Junior Adams (06/17/04)
Miles Junior Adams, 76 of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 13, 2004 at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Born April 30, 1928, in Sandwich, Ill. He was a veteran. He retired from All Steel Company in Aurora, Ill, after working for many years as a machinist...
Margaret Jane Brunelle (06/17/04)
Margaret Jane Brunelle, 82, of Horseshoe Bend, died June 13, 2004, at the Calico Rock Community Center. She was born in Marquette, Mich., the daughter of the late Charles Edward and Olive Jane Parker La Point. She worked as a supervisor in the manufacturing industry in Racine, Wis., before moving to Horseshoe Bend in 1995. She was of the Catholic faith...
Judy Carol Holloway (06/17/04)
Judy Carol Holloway 57, of Ash Flat, Ark., died June 9, 2004, at her home. She was born July 15, 1946, in Manila Ark., the daughter of the late Berniece Mae Humble Miller and Russell Miller. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Charles Marshall Holloway of Ash Flat; two sons -- Charles Holloway Jr. ...
Lena Oma Kuhn (06/17/04)
Lena Freida Oma Kuhn, 97, of Highland, Ark., formerly of Warren, Mich., died June 5, 2004, at her daughter's home in Highland, Ark. She was born Oct. 30, 1906, in Asperg, Germany, the daughter of Otto and Marie Neff Deutschle. She was a homemaker and formerly attended St. Peter German Lutheran Church in Warren, Mich...
Kenneth Marshall West (06/17/04)
Kenneth Marshall West, son of Marshall and Gayle Varner West, was born Jan. 23, 1959, at Glendale, Calif. He died March 8, 2004, at the age of 45 years. He was a veteran, having served with the U.S. Navy. He attended the Spartan School of Aeronautics. On July 26, 1996 he was married at Eureka Springs, Ark. to Carolyn Strauser...
Loyd "Leslie" Walker (06/17/04)
Loyd "Leslie" Walker, 90, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died June 9, 2004 at the Hillcrest Specialty Hospital in Tulsa. Born Feb. 21, 1914 at Jesup, Ark., he was the son of Fredrick and Luvenia Simpson Walker. He was a farmer, school bus driver, a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II, serving four years in the Pacific Theater, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member and elder of the Milligan Campground Presby-terian Church...
Bradford Belander (06/17/04)
Bradford Walter Belander, of Viola, Ark., son of the late Walter Eric Belander and Tressie Rosella Myers Belander, was born Dec. 1, 1917, in Channhon, Ill. He died May 26, 2004, at his home in Viola at the age of 86 years. He married Helen Louise Ciccotelli on Dec. 27, 1949, in Charleston, Ill...
Tina Lee Hirsch (06/17/04)
Tina Lee Hirsch, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 9, 2004, at Medical Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn. Born, Feb. 15, 1922, she was the daughter of Lottie Sauls Neely and Bill Neely. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Harold Hirsch of Cherokee Village; two stepsons -- Robert Hirsch of Wentzville, Mo., and Jimmie Hirsch of Harrison, Ark.; three sisters -- Nina Duncan of Cherokee Village, Ark., Opel Forester of Westland, Mich., and Billy Martin of Sherwood, Ark.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Ernest Baertschi (06/10/04)
Ernest Baertschi, 97, of Nevada, Mo., died May 20, 2004, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. He was born April 30, 1907, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Mathias Baertshi and Emma Rose Munz Baertschi. He was married on Dec. 6, 1940, in Thayer, Mo., to Lorene Mills. She preceded him in death Jan. 17, 1995...
Danny Guy Jenkins (06/10/04)
Danny Guy Jenkins, 58, of Calico Rock, son of the late Guy Wayman and Eva Agnes George Jenkins, was born Jan. 29, 1946, in Calico Rock. He died May 31, 2004, in Calico Rock. He married Janie Ducker on Aug. 3, 1975, at the Pineville Church in Pineville, Ark., and to this union two children were born...
Carrie E. Eller (06/10/04)
Carrie E. Eller, 70, of Cherokee Village, died May 30, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Feb. 5, 1934, in Waterford, Miss., the daughter of Annette Smith Barber and Walter Barber. She spent her working years as a secretary...
Grace Dethrow Gamet (06/10/04)
Grace Dethrow Gamet was born Jan. 21, 1903, and died May 17, 2004 at the age of 101. On the occasion of her celebration of 100 years of life, and article appeared in this newspaper. The family deeply appreciated the article and pictures published. That was over a year ago. It is sadly that they report the death of this Missouri pioneer who died in her sleep on May 17, in Glendale, Calif., of complications of old age...
Lester Oren Ross Jr. (06/10/04)
Lester Oren Ross Jr., 54, of Ash Flat, son of the late Lester Oren Ross and Blanche Faulkenberry Ross, was born May 9, 1950, in Salem, Ark., He died June 3, 2004, in Louisville, Ky. He was married to Ginger Gibson June 30, 1968, at Ash Flat, Ark., and to this union two children were born. He was employed by Pike Electrical Construction Company as a foreman...
"Duce" Lee Warden (06/10/04)
Thomas "Duce" Lee Warden, 65, of Wiseman, Ark., was born May 6, 1939, in Day, Ark., the son of James Olen and Argie Vira Couch Warden. He died May 29, 2004, at Wiseman. He spent his working years as a father, grandfather and a heavy equipment operator; He was self-employed for many years and then later worked for the Izard County Road Department. He attended church at Oxford Church of Christ and was a member of the New Franklin Masonic Lodge 350...
Thurman T. Casey (06/10/04)
Thurman T. Casey, 70, of Salem, son of the late Henry D. and Mary E. Nicholson Casey, was born Feb. 3, 1934, in Ash Flat, Ark. He died June 1, 2004, at his home in Salem. He married Barbara Lewallen on Dec. 24, 1956, at Ash Flat. To this union three children were born...
Lavada E. Duke (06/10/04)
Lavada E. Duke, 80, of Independence, Mo., died May 6, 2004, at her home. Born Aug. 28, 1923, in Salem, Ark., she was the daughter of Walter Mac and Mattie C. Wells Henry. She was a homemaker and enjoyed flowers and gardening. She married Vernon L. Duke April 28, 1962, in Kansas City, and they made their home in the Independence area...
Melvin McDougal (06/10/04)
Melvin Richard McDougal, 75, of Pleasant Plains, Ark., died May 29, 2004, at his home. Born May 3, 1929, at Pleasant Plains, he was the son of James Glenn and Gertie Martin McDougal. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served during the Korean Conflict, and was a member of Pleasant Plains Church of Christ...
Nina Maurine Hyslip (06/10/04)
Nina Maurine Hyslip, 83, of Ash Flat, died May 28, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health Center in Cherokee Village. Born Jan. 26, 1921, at Center, Ark., she was the daughter of Homer A. and Gertha Osborne Dawson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Piney Fork Church of Christ in Evening Shade...
Clesto Bobo (06/10/04)
Clesto Bobo, 74, of Ash Flat, died June 1, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 23, 1929, at Chalybeate, Miss., to Ervin C. and Emily V. Rogers Bobo. He was a farmer and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Kathryn Howell Bobo of the home; one son, Kenneth C. ...
Ted Lamar Johnson (06/10/04)
Ted Lamar Johnson, 66, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 5, 2004, at his home. He was born June 28, 1937, in Wrightsville, Ga., the son of Annie D. McCray Johnson and Roger G. Johnson. He was retired from the U.S. Navy and was also a retired police officer. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Hardy, Ark...
Rhoda Frost-Hollis (06/10/04)
Rhoda Frost-Hollis, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 4, 1909, in Alton, Mo., and died May 31, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include five children -- Elert Hollis, Frances Hollis, Wayne Hollis and Kenneth Hollis all of Alton and Waif and wife, Debra Hollis of Independence, Mo.; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchilden; six brothers -- Leonard, James and Floyd of Alton, Roy of Mountain View and Willie of New Florisant, Mo.; and Paul of Thayer; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Jean A. Ripley (06/10/04)
Jean A. Ripley, 66, of Horse-shoe Bend, Ark., died May 31, 2004, in Horseshoe Bend. Born in South Glens Falls, N.Y., she was the daughter of Homer and Genevieve Lawrence Ripley. She spent her working years as a children's nurse for the state of New York. She was a member of AARP, the Eagles, and the Loft Club Association. She previously worked at the North Arkanas Life Care Center. She was a member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Laverne Sims Moser (06/10/04)
Laverne Sims Moser, 76, of Sage, Ark., daughter of the late R.J. and Earle Rhyan Sims, was born Aug. 5, 1927, in Gid, Ark. She died June 3, 2004, in Melbourne, Ark. She married J.W. Moser July 25, 1947, in Melbourne, and to this union three children were born. She spent her life as a homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother. She attended the Zion Hill Baptist Church...
Russell Carl Mincks (06/10/04)
Russell Carl Mincks, 41, of Brockwell, Ark., son of Nancy Mincks and the late Carl Glen Mincks, was born Dec. 28, 1962, in Chicago, Ill., died May 30, 2004, at his home in Brockwell, Ark. He married Aletha Pace on July 4, 2000, in Izard County, Ark., and worked as a painter...
Wanda Eudean Stotts (06/10/04)
Wanda Eudean Stotts, 71, of Highland, died May 31, 2004, at her residence. Born in Caraway, Ark., Nov. 17, 1932, she was the daughter of Delbert and Debra Jennings Clark. She was a homemaker while living in Memphis and in 1992 moved to Highland and worked in retail sales in Hardy. She was of the Methodist faith...
Iona Faye Nickels (06/10/04)
Iona Faye Nickels, 51, daughter of the late Norval Hunsperger and Dowan Day Hunsperger was born June 2, 1953, in Koshkonong, Mo., and died June 2, 2004, in Hardy, Ark. She was married May 8, 1971, to Gary Nickels in Hardy, Ark. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Field Creek Pente-costal Church in Mammoth Spring and will be missed by all who knew her...
Harvey D. Branscum (06/03/04)
Harvey D. Branscum, 64, son of the late Albert Branscum and Beulah Bagwell Branscum was born on March 30, 1940, in Culp, Ark. He died May 24, 2004, in Little Rock, Ark. During his working years he worked as a logger and farmer. He was of the Pentecostal faith...
Virginia Emery Moore (06/03/04)
Virginia Emery Moore of Mountain City, Texas, was born on Aug. 17, 1922. She died May 25, 2004. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Sterlin Moore and their three daughters -- Dianne Hart, of San Antonio, Texas, Mary Windle of the Village of Golf, Florida and Judy Simon, Manhattan Beach, California...
Earl Franklin Mayes (06/03/04)
Earl Franklin Mayes, 74, of Cave City, died May 24, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City; Born March 10, 1930, at Tansboro, N.J., he was the son of James Franklin and Emma Hutton Mayes. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force as a tech sgt., having served 26 years. He was a retired electrician, a member of the Disabled American Veterans, and the American Legion...
James D. "Don" Baker (06/03/04)
James D. "Don" Baker, 87, son of the late Luther Baker and Alma Criglar Baker was born on Jan. 2, 1917, at the foot of Honeysuckle Hill near Charlotte, Ark. He died May 23, 2004, in Newark, Ark. James married Requa Morgan April 22, 1944, in Wideman, Ark., and to this union a child was born...
R.F. Farris (06/03/04)
R.F. Farris, 77, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 23, 2004, at Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Jan. 27, 1927 in Rector, Ark., the son of Karrie Billeydoux Farris and Allie Farris. He was a retired machinist for IBC products in Troy, Mich., and was a United States Army veteran...
Lloyd Almond Cotter (06/03/04)
Lloyd Almond Cotter, 86, of Gepp, Ark., was born Feb. 28, 1918, in Gepp, Ark., the son of the late Gilbert Marven and Lemma Johns Cotter. He died May 23, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He married Adlee Velna Barker Nov. 11, 1946, at Viola, Ark., and was married for 45 years before she preceded him in death...
Pearl Elizabeth Austin (06/03/04)
Services for Pearl Elizabeth Austin, 90 of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Norris City, Ill., were May 23, 2004 at Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City. The Rev. Scott Webb officiated the service and burial was in Lick Creek Cemetery. She died May 21, 2004, at her home...
Helen Hazel Wingard (06/03/04)
Helen Hazel Wingard, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died May 26, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 18, 1930, in Locust Grove, Okla. She was a registered nurse. Survivors include her husband, James Wingard; a son, James A. Wingard of Hardy; a daughter, Mary Margaret Wingard of Texas; and five grandchildren...
Earlene Cossey (06/24/04)
Earlene Cossey, 66, of Hardy died June 14, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Medical Center in Cherokee Village. Born Feb. 8, 1938, in Fulton, Miss., she was the daughter of Eddie and Myrtie Moses Williams. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons -- Bill Cossey of Williford and Riley Cossey of Monroe, Ark.; two daughters -- Sue Miller of West Helena and Kelly Colt of Colt, Ark.; a step-son, Gene Cossey; 30 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren...
Melva Pauline Cordell (06/24/04)
Melva Pauline Cordell, 80, Independence, Mo., died May 10, 2004, at her home. She was born Feb. 28, 1924, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of Joseph Henry and Frances Adeline Haney Swope. She married Charles Dean Cordell on Dec. 22, 19877, in Independence, Mo...
Bobby Joe Rhoads (06/24/04)
Bob Rhoads, 69, son of Lonnie and Willie Hall Rhoads was born Jan. 11, 1935, in Salem, Ark. He died June 4, 2004, at his home in Kansas City, Mo. He attended Salem High School and graduated with the class of 1954. He then attended the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. He also worked for a packing company while there...
J.B. Robinson (06/24/04)
J.B. Robinson, popped in the world, weighing a whopping 10 pounds on Jan. 29, 1929, in Hardy, Ark., as the 7th child of George Albert and Iva Robin-son. He grew up in Hardy, fishing and swimming in the Spring River. During his teens he worked at a hotel. ...
Pearl Theadora Boles (06/24/04)
Pearl Theadora Boles, was born Nov. 22, 1904, in Pueblo, Colo., and died June 16, 2004, in West Plains, Mo at the age of 99 years. She married Malvern Earl Boles on Dec. 22, 1926, in Salem, Ark. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother...
Von C. Mullen (06/24/04)
Von C. Mullen, 93, of Little Rock, formerly of Walnut Ridge, died June 12, 2004, at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. Born Feb. 12, 1911, in Strawberry, he was the son of William Riley and Emma Campbell Mullen. He was united in marriage June 14, 1938, to Cleotta Inez Booth in Walnut Ridge. ...
Paul Lamphiere (06/24/04)
Paul Lamphiere, 67, of Cherokee Village died June 15, 2004, at his home. He was born March 1, 1937. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl A. Lamphiere of Cherokee Village. Arrange-ments are incomplete but will be by the Heath Funeral Home, Oak Hill Chapel of Hardy...
Robert L. Swan (06/24/04)
Robert L. Swan of Calico Rock, son of the late Charles Lesley Swan and Mary Mitsch Swan was born on Nov. 20, 1943, in New Brunswick, N.J. He died June 14, 2004, in Little Rock, at the age of 60. He married Colene Hunt July 8, 1961, in Calico Rock, Ark., and to this union two children were born...
Melvin Louis Flack (06/24/04)
Melvin Louis Flack, 84, of Cherokee Village, died June 17, 2004, in Cherokee Village, Ark. Born July 2, 1919, in Bethalto, Ill., he was the son of John Lewis Flack and Bertha Florence England Flack. He worked as a service manager before retiring from Ruan Transport in Alton. He retired and moved to Salem, then to Cherokee Village in 1991...
Onah Beth Dihel (06/24/04)
Onah Beth Dihel, of Viola, daughter of the late Charlie Dixon and Lee Jackson Dixon, was born Aug. 27, 1916, in Fulton County, Ark. She died June 13, 2004, at the Mary Jane Foster home in Viola at the age of 87 years. She married Ray Dihel Dec. 24, 1937, in West Plains, Mo. ...
Billy Von Cantrell (06/24/04)
Billy Von Cantrell, of Calico Rock, son of Esther Lee Cantrell and the late William Davis Cantrell, was born Oct. 30, 1943, in Wideman, Ark. He died June 13, 2004, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 60. He married Lavonne McNeil on March 2, 1963, in Calico Rock, Ark., and to this union three children were born. During his working years, he worked for the Union Pacific Railroad. He was of the Methodist faith...
Joyce Marie Bryant (06/24/04)
Joyce Marie Bryant, of Oxford, daughter of Thelma Faye Ballard Sherrell and the late Eldridge Sherrell, was born April 16, 1943, in Oxford, Ark. She died June 19, 2004, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 61. She married Gerold Wayne Bryant Dec. ...
Sharon Kay Henson (06/24/04)
Sharon Kay Henson, 51, of West Helena, Ark., died June 14, 2004. Born March 25, 1953, she was the daughter of William Albert Godfrey and Eunice Marie Duren Godfrey. She was married to Jerry Henson. She was director of health and safety at ATG Tool Factory, and was a member PCWBA Phillips County Women's Bowling Association...
Neva Rosier Paden (06/24/04)
Neva Alma Rosier Paden, 90, of Independence, Mo., died June 11, 2004, at Raymore Health Care. Paden was born Nov. 16, 1913, in Shady Grove, Ark., to the union of David Michael and Margaret Lou Casey Rosier. She was the youngest of eight children. Neva served the Lord for many years at Beaumont Baptist Church in Kansas City and later at Susquehanna Baptist Church in Indepen-dence, Mo. ...
Don Murray (06/17/04)
Don Murray, of Salem, son of Herbert Cecil Murray and Ima Inez Webb Murray was born Aug. 6, 1957, in Wenatchee, Wash. He died June 6, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 46 years and 10 months. He was married to Paula Bryant March 8, 1974, at Jot'em Down and to this union one daughter was born. He was a glazier and a member of the Salem First Baptist Church...
Leslie M. Hickey (06/17/04)
Leslie M. Hickey, 52, of Cherokee Village Ark. died June 6, 2004. He was born July 11, 1951, in Jonesboro, Ark., the son of Merline White Hickey and Robert L. Hickey. He was an electrical engineer. Survivors include his wife, Shelia Fletcher Hickey of Cherokee Village; his step-mother, Bobbie Hickey; six brothers -- David Hickey of Cherokee Village, Robert D. ...
Charles McClain Jr. (06/17/04)
Charles Glenwood McClain Jr., 61, of Ash Flat, died June 8, 2004, at his residence. Born on July 18, 1942, in Long Beach, Calif., he was the son of Charles Glenwood McClain Sr. and Helen Parker McClain. He married Alice Hopper April 21, 1962, in Las Vegas, Nev...
Donna Kay Guevara (06/17/04)
Donna Kay Guevara, 44, of Viola, daughter of Velma Jean Davis Box and the late Ernest Box Jr., was born July 28, 1959, in John Day, Oregon. She died June 9, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She married Joe Meece in 1979, at Baytown, Texas. She later married Victor Guevara in 1986, at Liberty, Texas...
Billy Joe Tyson (06/17/04)
Billy Joe Tyson, 73, of Powhatan, Ak., died June 10, 2004, at Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. He was a construction worker for Cameron Construction Company in Jonesboro. Born in Hoxie he moved to the Powhatan area 43 years ago. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Korea...
Carroll Eugene Sullivan (06/17/04)
Carroll Eugene Sullivan, 59, of Batesville, died June 5, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Nov. 22, 1944, at Calico Rock, Ark., to Herbert and Ruth Street Sullivan. He was a carpenter, electrician and plumber, a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Batesville Lodge and member of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Batesville...
Judy Carol Holloway (06/17/04)
Judy Carol Holloway 57, of Ash Flat, Ark., died June 9, 2004, at her home. She was born July 15, 1946, in Manila Ark., the daughter of the late Berniece Mae Humble Miller and Russell Miller. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Charles Marshall Holloway of Ash Flat; two sons -- Charles Holloway Jr. ...
Margaret Jane Brunelle (06/17/04)
Margaret Jane Brunelle, 82, of Horseshoe Bend, died June 13, 2004, at the Calico Rock Community Center. She was born in Marquette, Mich., the daughter of the late Charles Edward and Olive Jane Parker La Point. She worked as a supervisor in the manufacturing industry in Racine, Wis., before moving to Horseshoe Bend in 1995. She was of the Catholic faith...
Lena Oma Kuhn (06/17/04)
Lena Freida Oma Kuhn, 97, of Highland, Ark., formerly of Warren, Mich., died June 5, 2004, at her daughter's home in Highland, Ark. She was born Oct. 30, 1906, in Asperg, Germany, the daughter of Otto and Marie Neff Deutschle. She was a homemaker and formerly attended St. Peter German Lutheran Church in Warren, Mich...
Kenneth Marshall West (06/17/04)
Kenneth Marshall West, son of Marshall and Gayle Varner West, was born Jan. 23, 1959, at Glendale, Calif. He died March 8, 2004, at the age of 45 years. He was a veteran, having served with the U.S. Navy. He attended the Spartan School of Aeronautics. On July 26, 1996 he was married at Eureka Springs, Ark. to Carolyn Strauser...
Loyd "Leslie" Walker (06/17/04)
Loyd "Leslie" Walker, 90, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died June 9, 2004 at the Hillcrest Specialty Hospital in Tulsa. Born Feb. 21, 1914 at Jesup, Ark., he was the son of Fredrick and Luvenia Simpson Walker. He was a farmer, school bus driver, a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II, serving four years in the Pacific Theater, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member and elder of the Milligan Campground Presby-terian Church...
Miles Junior Adams (06/17/04)
Miles Junior Adams, 76 of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 13, 2004 at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Born April 30, 1928, in Sandwich, Ill. He was a veteran. He retired from All Steel Company in Aurora, Ill, after working for many years as a machinist...
Bradford Belander (06/17/04)
Bradford Walter Belander, of Viola, Ark., son of the late Walter Eric Belander and Tressie Rosella Myers Belander, was born Dec. 1, 1917, in Channhon, Ill. He died May 26, 2004, at his home in Viola at the age of 86 years. He married Helen Louise Ciccotelli on Dec. 27, 1949, in Charleston, Ill...
Tina Lee Hirsch (06/17/04)
Tina Lee Hirsch, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 9, 2004, at Medical Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn. Born, Feb. 15, 1922, she was the daughter of Lottie Sauls Neely and Bill Neely. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Harold Hirsch of Cherokee Village; two stepsons -- Robert Hirsch of Wentzville, Mo., and Jimmie Hirsch of Harrison, Ark.; three sisters -- Nina Duncan of Cherokee Village, Ark., Opel Forester of Westland, Mich., and Billy Martin of Sherwood, Ark.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Danny Guy Jenkins (06/10/04)
Danny Guy Jenkins, 58, of Calico Rock, son of the late Guy Wayman and Eva Agnes George Jenkins, was born Jan. 29, 1946, in Calico Rock. He died May 31, 2004, in Calico Rock. He married Janie Ducker on Aug. 3, 1975, at the Pineville Church in Pineville, Ark., and to this union two children were born...
Lester Oren Ross Jr. (06/10/04)
Lester Oren Ross Jr., 54, of Ash Flat, son of the late Lester Oren Ross and Blanche Faulkenberry Ross, was born May 9, 1950, in Salem, Ark., He died June 3, 2004, in Louisville, Ky. He was married to Ginger Gibson June 30, 1968, at Ash Flat, Ark., and to this union two children were born. He was employed by Pike Electrical Construction Company as a foreman...
"Duce" Lee Warden (06/10/04)
Thomas "Duce" Lee Warden, 65, of Wiseman, Ark., was born May 6, 1939, in Day, Ark., the son of James Olen and Argie Vira Couch Warden. He died May 29, 2004, at Wiseman. He spent his working years as a father, grandfather and a heavy equipment operator; He was self-employed for many years and then later worked for the Izard County Road Department. He attended church at Oxford Church of Christ and was a member of the New Franklin Masonic Lodge 350...
Thurman T. Casey (06/10/04)
Thurman T. Casey, 70, of Salem, son of the late Henry D. and Mary E. Nicholson Casey, was born Feb. 3, 1934, in Ash Flat, Ark. He died June 1, 2004, at his home in Salem. He married Barbara Lewallen on Dec. 24, 1956, at Ash Flat. To this union three children were born...
Melvin McDougal (06/10/04)
Melvin Richard McDougal, 75, of Pleasant Plains, Ark., died May 29, 2004, at his home. Born May 3, 1929, at Pleasant Plains, he was the son of James Glenn and Gertie Martin McDougal. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served during the Korean Conflict, and was a member of Pleasant Plains Church of Christ...
Wanda Eudean Stotts (06/10/04)
Wanda Eudean Stotts, 71, of Highland, died May 31, 2004, at her residence. Born in Caraway, Ark., Nov. 17, 1932, she was the daughter of Delbert and Debra Jennings Clark. She was a homemaker while living in Memphis and in 1992 moved to Highland and worked in retail sales in Hardy. She was of the Methodist faith...
Nina Maurine Hyslip (06/10/04)
Nina Maurine Hyslip, 83, of Ash Flat, died May 28, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health Center in Cherokee Village. Born Jan. 26, 1921, at Center, Ark., she was the daughter of Homer A. and Gertha Osborne Dawson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Piney Fork Church of Christ in Evening Shade...
Ernest Baertschi (06/10/04)
Ernest Baertschi, 97, of Nevada, Mo., died May 20, 2004, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. He was born April 30, 1907, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Mathias Baertshi and Emma Rose Munz Baertschi. He was married on Dec. 6, 1940, in Thayer, Mo., to Lorene Mills. She preceded him in death Jan. 17, 1995...
Russell Carl Mincks (06/10/04)
Russell Carl Mincks, 41, of Brockwell, Ark., son of Nancy Mincks and the late Carl Glen Mincks, was born Dec. 28, 1962, in Chicago, Ill., died May 30, 2004, at his home in Brockwell, Ark. He married Aletha Pace on July 4, 2000, in Izard County, Ark., and worked as a painter...
Lavada E. Duke (06/10/04)
Lavada E. Duke, 80, of Independence, Mo., died May 6, 2004, at her home. Born Aug. 28, 1923, in Salem, Ark., she was the daughter of Walter Mac and Mattie C. Wells Henry. She was a homemaker and enjoyed flowers and gardening. She married Vernon L. Duke April 28, 1962, in Kansas City, and they made their home in the Independence area...
Laverne Sims Moser (06/10/04)
Laverne Sims Moser, 76, of Sage, Ark., daughter of the late R.J. and Earle Rhyan Sims, was born Aug. 5, 1927, in Gid, Ark. She died June 3, 2004, in Melbourne, Ark. She married J.W. Moser July 25, 1947, in Melbourne, and to this union three children were born. She spent her life as a homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother. She attended the Zion Hill Baptist Church...
Jean A. Ripley (06/10/04)
Jean A. Ripley, 66, of Horse-shoe Bend, Ark., died May 31, 2004, in Horseshoe Bend. Born in South Glens Falls, N.Y., she was the daughter of Homer and Genevieve Lawrence Ripley. She spent her working years as a children's nurse for the state of New York. She was a member of AARP, the Eagles, and the Loft Club Association. She previously worked at the North Arkanas Life Care Center. She was a member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Iona Faye Nickels (06/10/04)
Iona Faye Nickels, 51, daughter of the late Norval Hunsperger and Dowan Day Hunsperger was born June 2, 1953, in Koshkonong, Mo., and died June 2, 2004, in Hardy, Ark. She was married May 8, 1971, to Gary Nickels in Hardy, Ark. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Field Creek Pente-costal Church in Mammoth Spring and will be missed by all who knew her...
Rhoda Frost-Hollis (06/10/04)
Rhoda Frost-Hollis, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 4, 1909, in Alton, Mo., and died May 31, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include five children -- Elert Hollis, Frances Hollis, Wayne Hollis and Kenneth Hollis all of Alton and Waif and wife, Debra Hollis of Independence, Mo.; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchilden; six brothers -- Leonard, James and Floyd of Alton, Roy of Mountain View and Willie of New Florisant, Mo.; and Paul of Thayer; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Ted Lamar Johnson (06/10/04)
Ted Lamar Johnson, 66, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 5, 2004, at his home. He was born June 28, 1937, in Wrightsville, Ga., the son of Annie D. McCray Johnson and Roger G. Johnson. He was retired from the U.S. Navy and was also a retired police officer. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Hardy, Ark...
Clesto Bobo (06/10/04)
Clesto Bobo, 74, of Ash Flat, died June 1, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 23, 1929, at Chalybeate, Miss., to Ervin C. and Emily V. Rogers Bobo. He was a farmer and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Kathryn Howell Bobo of the home; one son, Kenneth C. ...
Carrie E. Eller (06/10/04)
Carrie E. Eller, 70, of Cherokee Village, died May 30, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Feb. 5, 1934, in Waterford, Miss., the daughter of Annette Smith Barber and Walter Barber. She spent her working years as a secretary...
Grace Dethrow Gamet (06/10/04)
Grace Dethrow Gamet was born Jan. 21, 1903, and died May 17, 2004 at the age of 101. On the occasion of her celebration of 100 years of life, and article appeared in this newspaper. The family deeply appreciated the article and pictures published. That was over a year ago. It is sadly that they report the death of this Missouri pioneer who died in her sleep on May 17, in Glendale, Calif., of complications of old age...
Earl Franklin Mayes (06/03/04)
Earl Franklin Mayes, 74, of Cave City, died May 24, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City; Born March 10, 1930, at Tansboro, N.J., he was the son of James Franklin and Emma Hutton Mayes. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force as a tech sgt., having served 26 years. He was a retired electrician, a member of the Disabled American Veterans, and the American Legion...
Pearl Elizabeth Austin (06/03/04)
Services for Pearl Elizabeth Austin, 90 of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Norris City, Ill., were May 23, 2004 at Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City. The Rev. Scott Webb officiated the service and burial was in Lick Creek Cemetery. She died May 21, 2004, at her home...
Harvey D. Branscum (06/03/04)
Harvey D. Branscum, 64, son of the late Albert Branscum and Beulah Bagwell Branscum was born on March 30, 1940, in Culp, Ark. He died May 24, 2004, in Little Rock, Ark. During his working years he worked as a logger and farmer. He was of the Pentecostal faith...
James D. "Don" Baker (06/03/04)
James D. "Don" Baker, 87, son of the late Luther Baker and Alma Criglar Baker was born on Jan. 2, 1917, at the foot of Honeysuckle Hill near Charlotte, Ark. He died May 23, 2004, in Newark, Ark. James married Requa Morgan April 22, 1944, in Wideman, Ark., and to this union a child was born...
R.F. Farris (06/03/04)
R.F. Farris, 77, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 23, 2004, at Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Jan. 27, 1927 in Rector, Ark., the son of Karrie Billeydoux Farris and Allie Farris. He was a retired machinist for IBC products in Troy, Mich., and was a United States Army veteran...
Lloyd Almond Cotter (06/03/04)
Lloyd Almond Cotter, 86, of Gepp, Ark., was born Feb. 28, 1918, in Gepp, Ark., the son of the late Gilbert Marven and Lemma Johns Cotter. He died May 23, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He married Adlee Velna Barker Nov. 11, 1946, at Viola, Ark., and was married for 45 years before she preceded him in death...
Helen Hazel Wingard (06/03/04)
Helen Hazel Wingard, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died May 26, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 18, 1930, in Locust Grove, Okla. She was a registered nurse. Survivors include her husband, James Wingard; a son, James A. Wingard of Hardy; a daughter, Mary Margaret Wingard of Texas; and five grandchildren...
Virginia Emery Moore (06/03/04)
Virginia Emery Moore of Mountain City, Texas, was born on Aug. 17, 1922. She died May 25, 2004. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Sterlin Moore and their three daughters -- Dianne Hart, of San Antonio, Texas, Mary Windle of the Village of Golf, Florida and Judy Simon, Manhattan Beach, California...