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Obituaries from July 2004

Lillian Agnes Scott (07/01/04)
Lillian Agnes Scott, 76, of Hardy, Arkansas, died June 24, 2004 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born March 12, 1928, she was the daughter of Joseph and Lillian Goetz Younger. She was a retired waitress and a homemaker. She attended St. Michaels Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Geradine McNeight (07/01/04)
Geraldine P. McNeight, 76, of Cherokee Village died June 20, 2004, in Cherokee Village. Born Feb. 18, 1928, in Dunkirk, NY, she was the daughter of Reul and Cecil Hesch Proper. She was married to Gene H. McNeight Nov. 21, 1947, in Dunkirk. She moved with her husband to Cherokee Village 10 years ago from Sterling Heights, Mich...
Paul Lamphiere (07/01/04)
Paul Lamphiere, 67, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 15, 2004 at his home. He was born March 1, 1937 in South Kingston, R.I., the son of Clara Cook Lamphiere and Howard Lamphiere. He was employed as a caregiver. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl A. ...
Damon Sutherland (07/01/04)
Damon Sutherland, 88, of Mammoth Spring, formerly of Camp, Ark., son of the late Cleveland Theodore Sutherland and Simmie Mae Sullivant Sutherland, was born May 11, 1916, in Camp and died June 24, 2004, at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield, Mo...
Eva Anna Davis (07/01/04)
Eva Anna Davis, was born March 17, 1907 in Ash Flat, Ark., to Joseph Campbell Gibson and Izora Insell. In 1924, she married William Jasper Billingsley of Fanklin, Ark., also known as "Papa Bill" to his family and friends. Eva and Bill had two daughters -- Anna Elizabeth and Wanda Dell Billingsley. These two daughters each had a child, Norman Sott Meador was born to Anna Elizabeth and Norman Meador in 1960. Gayla Faith Shipley was born to Wanda Dell and Wendell Richard Shipley in 1954...
Ronald Lee Hisle (07/01/04)
Ronald Lee Hisle, 68, was born Feb. 7, 1936, in Atchison, Kan., and died June 17, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. He married Lorene Winnie, Feb. 27, 1969, in Riverside, Calif. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and later became a recreational vehicle salesman...
Jesse Dowdy (07/01/04)
Jesse Dowdy, 79, of Mammoth Spring, the son of the late Otto and Lourana Bell Dowdy, was born Jan. 8, 1925, at Mammoth Spring and died June 21, 2004, in St. John's Regional Center in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Dowdy of the home; two sons -- Donald Dowdy of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Danny Dowdy of Blue Springs, Mo.; a stepson, Richard Burlingame and wife, Judy, of Independence, Mo.; two stepdaughters -- Linda Burlingame of Eldorado, Illinois, and Brenda Hunter and her husband, Owen, of Kansas City, Mo.; a brother, Johnny Dowdy of Koshkonong; three sisters -- Tresie Michaels of Mammoth Spring, Ruby Hollis of Thayer and Lora Mae Abney of Thayer; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.. ...
Calvin Arthur Bragg (07/01/04)
Calvin Arthur Bragg, 70, of Viola, Ark., son of the late Fletchard Lavern and Mary Hamilton Bragg was born on Aug. 11, 1933, at Jamestown, N.Y. He died June 22, 2004, at Elgin, Ill. He married Margaret Nelle Pickens Jan. 23, 1960, at North Little Rock, Ark., and to this union two children were born...
Robert Vernon Blair (07/01/04)
Robert Vernon Blair, 72, of Camp, Ark., son of Irma Fay Futhey Blair Miller and the late Vernon Henry Blair was born Jan. 31, 1932, at Boulder City, Nev. He died June 26, 2004, at Salem, Ark. Robert married Gerane Ann Surprise July 3, 1961, at Crown Point, Ind...
Clovis Merlyn Ragsdale (07/01/04)
Clovis Merlyn Ragsdale, 86, son of the late Mont C. Ragsdale and Rosa Lee Taylor Ragsdale, was born Jan. 30, 1918, in Fulton County, Ark. He died June 22, 2004, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. He was married to Thelma Boler on June 1, 1939 in Fulton County, Ark...
William Bradbury (07/01/04)
William Clayton Bradbury, 91, of Salem, son of the Late William Shubble Bradbury and Nellie Adeline Cox Bradbury, was born Oct. 8, 1912, in Pittsburg, Okla. He died June 20, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. He was married to Martha Lurene Carter. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was self employed as a farmer and he was a member of Salem Church of Christ...
Ruby Adell Isom (07/01/04)
Ruby Adell Isom, 83, of Licking, Mo., formerly of Viola, Ark., was born Aug. 13, 1920, in Viola to Claud and Nellie Rand Isom. She died June 25, 2004, in Texas County Hospital in Licking. She was a homemaker and a member of the Rambo Assembly of God Church in Licking...
Jimmie Lind Chapin (07/01/04)
Jimmie Lind Chapin, 62, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Edmond and Litha Jane Crain Chapin, was born July 25, 1941, in Manilla, Ark. He died June 22, 2004, at Salem. He spent his working years as a father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and as a construction worker...
L. Alene Shulte (07/01/04)
L. Alene Johnson Gibbs Shulte, age 56, of Ash Flat, Ark., died June 21, 2004, at Hunsville, Ark. Born in Cash, Ark., she was a homemaker, living in Ash Flat since September 2003, moving to Rogers after living in Hoxie for several years. Survivors include her husband, Louis Schulte of the home; three daughters -- Valerie Holcomb of McCroy, Chrissee Gibbs of Fayetteville and Jennifer Arnold of Rogers; four step-children -- Bob Schulte, Jack Schulte, Kathy Miller and Judy Libke; four sisters -- Mary Ann Jones of Ash Flat, Faye Lewis of Springdale, Karen Selman of Lincoln and Lynn McCamis of Highland; four brothers -- J. ...
Hayden Lyn Johnson (07/01/04)
Hayden Lyn Johnson, infant son of Calvin and Candy Mask Johnson of Thomasville, Mo., was born and died on June 22, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include his parents; a sister, Hannah Johnson of Thomasville, Mo.; a brother, Derek Johnson of Thomasville; his maternal grandparents, Richard and Luetta Mask of Mammoth Spring; and his paternal grandparents, Phillip and Ruby Johnson of Thomasville...
Gary Edward Yarber (07/08/04)
Gary Edward Yarber, 62, son of Herman and Vivian Smith Yarber was born Feb. 22, 1942, near Warm Springs, Ark., and died June 25, in Doniphan, Mo. He was a member of Doniphan Church of Christ for many years. He was superintendent of Thayer School during the late 1970s...
Lena Opal Shell (07/08/04)
Lena Opal Shell, 91, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the Grover Cleveland and Eydth Halbrook Fudge was born on Oct. 19, 1912, at Zion, Ark. She died June 28, 2004, at Salem. She married Thomas Jefferson Shell on Dec. 22, 1928, at Sage, Ark., and to this union three daughters were born. ...
Omega V. Milligan (07/08/04)
Omega V. Milligan, 84, of Cave City, died June 28, 2004 at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. Born April 30, 1920, at the 104 Community, she was the daughter of James Wesley and Alta McCarver Moore. She was a retired store owner and a member of the Mt. View Missionary Baptist Church...
Wilene N. Poteet (07/08/04)
Wilene N. Poteet, 70, of Imboden, Ark., died June 30, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a retired 22-year employee of Wal-Mart. She was born in the Eaton community. She lived in Union, Mo., before moving back to Imboden in 1974. She was a member of Imboden Church of Christ...
Pearl Theadora Boles (07/08/04)
Pearl Theadora Boles, 99, was born Nov. 22, 1904, in Pueblo, Colo., and died June 16, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. She married Malvern Earl Boles Dec. 22, 1926, in Salem, Ark. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was a very devout Christian...
Jerry Don Ellis (07/08/04)
Jerry Don Ellis, 61, of Hardy, died June 29, 2004, at St. Bernard's Auxiliary House in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 26, 1942, he was the son of James Vestal and Jody Parlee Smith Ellis. He worked as a custodian in Cherokee Village and was of the Baptist faith...
Marie Twilley (07/08/04)
Marie Twilley, 76, of Hardy died June 28, 2004, at her residence in Hardy. Born Jan. 26, 1928, in Hardy, she was the daughter of Harry and Ova Henry Robinson. She worked as a cashier and was a member of the 3rd Street Church of Christ in Hardy. Survivors include two sons -- Robert Lynn Twilley of Salem, and Ronnie Twilley of Hardy; a brother, Robert Robinson of Gulfport, Miss.; three grandchilden -- Matthew Twilley, Rob (Julie) Cox and Ronnie Lynn (Heather) Twilley; and four great-grandchildren...
Frances Roselle King (07/08/04)
Frances Roselle King, 61, daughter of the late John Henry Pool and Frances Roselle Dawson Pool, was born Jan. 26, 1943, in Waco, Texas, and died June 7, 2004, in Koshkonong. She was married Feb. 26, 1962, to William King in Gosnell, Ark. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a seamstress for a factory in Steele, Mo., for many years and was of the Baptist Faith. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her...
John Thomas Stroud (07/08/04)
John Thomas Stroud, 78, of Melbourne, Ark., son of the late Levi Stroud and Nellie Byler Stroud was born on May 18, 1926, in Knob Creek, Ark. He died June 29, 2004, in Batesville, Ark., During his working years, he worked in Washington and was also a carpenter...
Lela Joyce Arnold (07/08/04)
Lela Joyce Arnold, 93, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late William Henry and Sally Margaret Evans Exom was born Oct. 3, 1910 at Evening Shade, Ark. She died June 24, 2004, at Salem, Ark. Lela married Joe Arnold. She spent her working years as a wife and homemaker. She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Jody Louise Tomlinson (07/08/04)
Jody Louise Tomlinson, 46, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died June 29, 2004, in Horseshoe Bend. Born June 25, 1958, in Watseka, Ill., she was the daughter of Ardell Hasselbring and Betty Miller Hasselbring. She married Randy Tomlinson March 25, 2001 in Horseshoe Bend and he preceded her in death in February 2004. She was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary in Horseshoe Bend. She worked as a graphic artist for the Pacesetting Times in Horseshoe Bend...
Emma Lea Dawson (07/29/04)
Emma Lea Dawson, age 57, of Ft. Smith, Ark., was born Oct. 13, 1946, in Thayer, Mo., and died July 18, 2004, at the Sparks Hospital in Ft. Smith. Survivors include five children -- Charles and Lisa Dawson of Ft. Smith, Michelle and Isaac Forehand and Anthony and Nancy Abbott all of Hoxie, Ark., Doug Abbott of Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Michael and Tammy Abbott of Ozark Acres; her mother, Goldie and George Davenport of Thayer; two sisters -- Sue and Jr. ...
Lucille Anderson (07/29/04)
Lucille Adline Anderson, 84, died July 23, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Born June 3, 1920, at North Freedom, Wis., she was the daughter of Peter and Ida Stienhorst Rettgen. She was married Jan. 31, 1942, to Ronald Anderson in North Freedom. They moved to Horseshoe Bend Nov. 1, 1979...
Nima Jean Payne (07/29/04)
Nima Jean Payne, 73, of West Plains, Mo., died July 23, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 5, 1930, at Alicia, Ark., the daughter of the late Kergle Arvest and Lois Ardell Montgomery York. She graduated from Salem High School at Salem, Ark., and on Nov. 13, 1949, married Verlin Leland Payne at Sturkie, Ark. He preceded her in death Dec. 17, 1997...
Gladys Dora Whitten (07/29/04)
Gladys Dora Whitten, 96, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 20, 2004, at her residence. Born Jan. 12, 1908, in Stonewall County, Texas, she was the daughter of Marian Clay Waltrip and Ada Alice Littleton Waltrip. She worked in the civil service during World War II at the Naval Station in Corpus Christi, Texas...
Shirley Cox (07/29/04)
Shirley Cox, 89, of Atlanta, Ga., died July 19, 2004 at Northside Hospital. She was born Dec. 1, 1914. Survivors include two sons -- Jerry E. Cox of Dunwood, Ga., and Paul Cox of Avon Lakes, Ohio; three grandchildren -- Julia Cox of Atlanta, Jeffrey Cox of Atlanta and Jill Kuhn of Atlanta; and a sister, Mildred Whalen of Brentwood, Ga...
Bobby Jean Sturgeon (07/29/04)
Bobby Jean Sturgeon, 66, of West Plains formerly of this area, died July 18, 2004, at Brooke Haven Health Care in West Plains. Born March 15, 1938, in Lake City, Ark., she was the daughter of Fletcher and Betty Loree Jackson Sturgeon. She was married to Bob Mohr at Poplar Bluff, Mo., and was a housewife...
David Wayne Woods (07/29/04)
David Wayne Woods, 49, son of the late Sanford Wayne Woods and Pauline Whitehead Woods was born on May 6, 1955, in Jonesboro, Ark. He died July 15, 2004, in Mountain Home, Ark. He married Leah Hall on Dec. 7, 1984 in Mountain Home and to this union two children were born...
Homer Wren (07/29/04)
Homer Wren, 87, of Melbourne, Ark., son of the late Dolphus Wren and Mary Clack Wren was born on April 8, 1917, in Sage, Ark. He died July 21, 2004, in Calico Rock, Ark. He married Rogie Jones Jan. 8, 1949, in Batesville, Ark. During his working years he was a farmer. He was in the United States Army and served in World War II. He was a member of the Melbourne Church of Christ...
Cytha H. Russell (07/29/04)
Cytha H. Russell, 86, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died July 18, 2004, at the Skilcare Nursing Center in Jonesboro. Born March 15, 1918, at Portia, Ark., she was the daughter of Elmer and Ethel Smith Atkinson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ...
Fredrick "Bud" Hower (07/29/04)
Fredrick Dave "Bud" Hower, 62, of Alton, Mo. was born Sept. 27, 1941, in Detroit, Mich., and died July 16, 2004., at his home. Survivors include his wife, Laura of the home; three children -- Buddy Hower and wife, Misty, Michelle Barton and husband, Gene, all of Alton, and William Noble Hower and wife, Sara, of Heber Springs, Ark.; his mother, Allegra Hower; a brother, Jim Hower and wife, Reva; four grandchildren -- Brittni, Cole, Megan and Emily all of Alton; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.. ...
Patricia Dianne Robbins (07/29/04)
Patricia Dianne Robbins, 74, of Thayer, Mo., the daughter of the late Paul O. Stowell and Susan Mable Kelly-Stowell, was born June 22, 1930, in Buffalo, N.Y., and died July 15, 2004, at her home. She was a past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star, Mt. Zion Chapter, and served on the Oregon County Democratic Club for several years...
Charles H. Corbett (07/29/04)
Charles H. Corbett, 83, of Mammoth Spring, formerly of the Thayer area, died July 22, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Born May 9, 1921, in Birch Tree, Mo., he was the son of William and Leona Bacher Corbett. He was married to Ila Mae Hurtt on Jan. 18, 1947...
Victoria C. Acerra & Caroline Eden Dodd (07/29/04)
Victoria C. Acerra, 47, and her daughter Caroline Eden Dodd, 18, died May 31, 2004, in Bucharest, Romania, in an auto/train accident. Acerra's survivors include her parents, William and Doris Lawson of Cherokee Village; a brother and sister-in-law -- James and Kathy Acerra; a niece and nephew --Angie and Alex Acerra of Mountain Home; and aunt, uncle and cousins...
Donald Fletcher (07/29/04)
Donald Walter Fletcher, 55, of Mount Pleasant died July 20, 2004, in Mount Pleasant. Born July 2, 1949, in Detroit, he was the son of Clifford Walter Fletcher and Dorris Blanche Jewett Fletcher. He was a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and was a member of the VFW Jones Lewis Post in Batesville...
George Fernbacher (07/29/04)
George Frank Fern-bacher, 86, of Cherokee Village died July 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 8, 1917, in St. Louis, Mo., he was the son of Eva Morath Fernbacher and George Fernbacher. He was a truck driver and veteran of the Coast Guard during World War II. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church of Cherokee Village...
William Russell Pierce (07/29/04)
William Russell Pierce, 66, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died July 18, 2004, at his residence. Born Sept. 22, 1937, at Marshfield, Wis., he was the son of Russell and Bertha Reebe Pierce. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served from 1955 to 1959. He was a member of the Lions Club, the Eagles, the American Legion, VFW, the planning commission, the zoning commission, the industrial committee, boating and fishing club and the Tri-County Board of Realtors. ...
Jesse Dowdy (07/01/04)
Jesse Dowdy, 79, of Mammoth Spring, the son of the late Otto and Lourana Bell Dowdy, was born Jan. 8, 1925, at Mammoth Spring and died June 21, 2004, in St. John's Regional Center in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Dowdy of the home; two sons -- Donald Dowdy of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Danny Dowdy of Blue Springs, Mo.; a stepson, Richard Burlingame and wife, Judy, of Independence, Mo.; two stepdaughters -- Linda Burlingame of Eldorado, Illinois, and Brenda Hunter and her husband, Owen, of Kansas City, Mo.; a brother, Johnny Dowdy of Koshkonong; three sisters -- Tresie Michaels of Mammoth Spring, Ruby Hollis of Thayer and Lora Mae Abney of Thayer; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.. ...
Robert Vernon Blair (07/01/04)
Robert Vernon Blair, 72, of Camp, Ark., son of Irma Fay Futhey Blair Miller and the late Vernon Henry Blair was born Jan. 31, 1932, at Boulder City, Nev. He died June 26, 2004, at Salem, Ark. Robert married Gerane Ann Surprise July 3, 1961, at Crown Point, Ind...
L. Alene Shulte (07/01/04)
L. Alene Johnson Gibbs Shulte, age 56, of Ash Flat, Ark., died June 21, 2004, at Hunsville, Ark. Born in Cash, Ark., she was a homemaker, living in Ash Flat since September 2003, moving to Rogers after living in Hoxie for several years. Survivors include her husband, Louis Schulte of the home; three daughters -- Valerie Holcomb of McCroy, Chrissee Gibbs of Fayetteville and Jennifer Arnold of Rogers; four step-children -- Bob Schulte, Jack Schulte, Kathy Miller and Judy Libke; four sisters -- Mary Ann Jones of Ash Flat, Faye Lewis of Springdale, Karen Selman of Lincoln and Lynn McCamis of Highland; four brothers -- J. ...
William Bradbury (07/01/04)
William Clayton Bradbury, 91, of Salem, son of the Late William Shubble Bradbury and Nellie Adeline Cox Bradbury, was born Oct. 8, 1912, in Pittsburg, Okla. He died June 20, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. He was married to Martha Lurene Carter. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was self employed as a farmer and he was a member of Salem Church of Christ...
Paul Lamphiere (07/01/04)
Paul Lamphiere, 67, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 15, 2004 at his home. He was born March 1, 1937 in South Kingston, R.I., the son of Clara Cook Lamphiere and Howard Lamphiere. He was employed as a caregiver. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl A. ...
Hayden Lyn Johnson (07/01/04)
Hayden Lyn Johnson, infant son of Calvin and Candy Mask Johnson of Thomasville, Mo., was born and died on June 22, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include his parents; a sister, Hannah Johnson of Thomasville, Mo.; a brother, Derek Johnson of Thomasville; his maternal grandparents, Richard and Luetta Mask of Mammoth Spring; and his paternal grandparents, Phillip and Ruby Johnson of Thomasville...
Ronald Lee Hisle (07/01/04)
Ronald Lee Hisle, 68, was born Feb. 7, 1936, in Atchison, Kan., and died June 17, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. He married Lorene Winnie, Feb. 27, 1969, in Riverside, Calif. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and later became a recreational vehicle salesman...
Ruby Adell Isom (07/01/04)
Ruby Adell Isom, 83, of Licking, Mo., formerly of Viola, Ark., was born Aug. 13, 1920, in Viola to Claud and Nellie Rand Isom. She died June 25, 2004, in Texas County Hospital in Licking. She was a homemaker and a member of the Rambo Assembly of God Church in Licking...
Geradine McNeight (07/01/04)
Geraldine P. McNeight, 76, of Cherokee Village died June 20, 2004, in Cherokee Village. Born Feb. 18, 1928, in Dunkirk, NY, she was the daughter of Reul and Cecil Hesch Proper. She was married to Gene H. McNeight Nov. 21, 1947, in Dunkirk. She moved with her husband to Cherokee Village 10 years ago from Sterling Heights, Mich...
Damon Sutherland (07/01/04)
Damon Sutherland, 88, of Mammoth Spring, formerly of Camp, Ark., son of the late Cleveland Theodore Sutherland and Simmie Mae Sullivant Sutherland, was born May 11, 1916, in Camp and died June 24, 2004, at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield, Mo...
Lillian Agnes Scott (07/01/04)
Lillian Agnes Scott, 76, of Hardy, Arkansas, died June 24, 2004 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born March 12, 1928, she was the daughter of Joseph and Lillian Goetz Younger. She was a retired waitress and a homemaker. She attended St. Michaels Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Jimmie Lind Chapin (07/01/04)
Jimmie Lind Chapin, 62, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Edmond and Litha Jane Crain Chapin, was born July 25, 1941, in Manilla, Ark. He died June 22, 2004, at Salem. He spent his working years as a father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and as a construction worker...
Calvin Arthur Bragg (07/01/04)
Calvin Arthur Bragg, 70, of Viola, Ark., son of the late Fletchard Lavern and Mary Hamilton Bragg was born on Aug. 11, 1933, at Jamestown, N.Y. He died June 22, 2004, at Elgin, Ill. He married Margaret Nelle Pickens Jan. 23, 1960, at North Little Rock, Ark., and to this union two children were born...
Clovis Merlyn Ragsdale (07/01/04)
Clovis Merlyn Ragsdale, 86, son of the late Mont C. Ragsdale and Rosa Lee Taylor Ragsdale, was born Jan. 30, 1918, in Fulton County, Ark. He died June 22, 2004, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. He was married to Thelma Boler on June 1, 1939 in Fulton County, Ark...
Eva Anna Davis (07/01/04)
Eva Anna Davis, was born March 17, 1907 in Ash Flat, Ark., to Joseph Campbell Gibson and Izora Insell. In 1924, she married William Jasper Billingsley of Fanklin, Ark., also known as "Papa Bill" to his family and friends. Eva and Bill had two daughters -- Anna Elizabeth and Wanda Dell Billingsley. These two daughters each had a child, Norman Sott Meador was born to Anna Elizabeth and Norman Meador in 1960. Gayla Faith Shipley was born to Wanda Dell and Wendell Richard Shipley in 1954...
Lela Joyce Arnold (07/08/04)
Lela Joyce Arnold, 93, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late William Henry and Sally Margaret Evans Exom was born Oct. 3, 1910 at Evening Shade, Ark. She died June 24, 2004, at Salem, Ark. Lela married Joe Arnold. She spent her working years as a wife and homemaker. She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Frances Roselle King (07/08/04)
Frances Roselle King, 61, daughter of the late John Henry Pool and Frances Roselle Dawson Pool, was born Jan. 26, 1943, in Waco, Texas, and died June 7, 2004, in Koshkonong. She was married Feb. 26, 1962, to William King in Gosnell, Ark. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a seamstress for a factory in Steele, Mo., for many years and was of the Baptist Faith. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her...
John Thomas Stroud (07/08/04)
John Thomas Stroud, 78, of Melbourne, Ark., son of the late Levi Stroud and Nellie Byler Stroud was born on May 18, 1926, in Knob Creek, Ark. He died June 29, 2004, in Batesville, Ark., During his working years, he worked in Washington and was also a carpenter...
Gary Edward Yarber (07/08/04)
Gary Edward Yarber, 62, son of Herman and Vivian Smith Yarber was born Feb. 22, 1942, near Warm Springs, Ark., and died June 25, in Doniphan, Mo. He was a member of Doniphan Church of Christ for many years. He was superintendent of Thayer School during the late 1970s...
Omega V. Milligan (07/08/04)
Omega V. Milligan, 84, of Cave City, died June 28, 2004 at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. Born April 30, 1920, at the 104 Community, she was the daughter of James Wesley and Alta McCarver Moore. She was a retired store owner and a member of the Mt. View Missionary Baptist Church...
Lena Opal Shell (07/08/04)
Lena Opal Shell, 91, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the Grover Cleveland and Eydth Halbrook Fudge was born on Oct. 19, 1912, at Zion, Ark. She died June 28, 2004, at Salem. She married Thomas Jefferson Shell on Dec. 22, 1928, at Sage, Ark., and to this union three daughters were born. ...
Marie Twilley (07/08/04)
Marie Twilley, 76, of Hardy died June 28, 2004, at her residence in Hardy. Born Jan. 26, 1928, in Hardy, she was the daughter of Harry and Ova Henry Robinson. She worked as a cashier and was a member of the 3rd Street Church of Christ in Hardy. Survivors include two sons -- Robert Lynn Twilley of Salem, and Ronnie Twilley of Hardy; a brother, Robert Robinson of Gulfport, Miss.; three grandchilden -- Matthew Twilley, Rob (Julie) Cox and Ronnie Lynn (Heather) Twilley; and four great-grandchildren...
Wilene N. Poteet (07/08/04)
Wilene N. Poteet, 70, of Imboden, Ark., died June 30, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a retired 22-year employee of Wal-Mart. She was born in the Eaton community. She lived in Union, Mo., before moving back to Imboden in 1974. She was a member of Imboden Church of Christ...
Pearl Theadora Boles (07/08/04)
Pearl Theadora Boles, 99, was born Nov. 22, 1904, in Pueblo, Colo., and died June 16, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. She married Malvern Earl Boles Dec. 22, 1926, in Salem, Ark. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was a very devout Christian...
Jody Louise Tomlinson (07/08/04)
Jody Louise Tomlinson, 46, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died June 29, 2004, in Horseshoe Bend. Born June 25, 1958, in Watseka, Ill., she was the daughter of Ardell Hasselbring and Betty Miller Hasselbring. She married Randy Tomlinson March 25, 2001 in Horseshoe Bend and he preceded her in death in February 2004. She was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary in Horseshoe Bend. She worked as a graphic artist for the Pacesetting Times in Horseshoe Bend...
Jerry Don Ellis (07/08/04)
Jerry Don Ellis, 61, of Hardy, died June 29, 2004, at St. Bernard's Auxiliary House in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 26, 1942, he was the son of James Vestal and Jody Parlee Smith Ellis. He worked as a custodian in Cherokee Village and was of the Baptist faith...
Gladys Dora Whitten (07/29/04)
Gladys Dora Whitten, 96, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 20, 2004, at her residence. Born Jan. 12, 1908, in Stonewall County, Texas, she was the daughter of Marian Clay Waltrip and Ada Alice Littleton Waltrip. She worked in the civil service during World War II at the Naval Station in Corpus Christi, Texas...
Nima Jean Payne (07/29/04)
Nima Jean Payne, 73, of West Plains, Mo., died July 23, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 5, 1930, at Alicia, Ark., the daughter of the late Kergle Arvest and Lois Ardell Montgomery York. She graduated from Salem High School at Salem, Ark., and on Nov. 13, 1949, married Verlin Leland Payne at Sturkie, Ark. He preceded her in death Dec. 17, 1997...
Emma Lea Dawson (07/29/04)
Emma Lea Dawson, age 57, of Ft. Smith, Ark., was born Oct. 13, 1946, in Thayer, Mo., and died July 18, 2004, at the Sparks Hospital in Ft. Smith. Survivors include five children -- Charles and Lisa Dawson of Ft. Smith, Michelle and Isaac Forehand and Anthony and Nancy Abbott all of Hoxie, Ark., Doug Abbott of Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Michael and Tammy Abbott of Ozark Acres; her mother, Goldie and George Davenport of Thayer; two sisters -- Sue and Jr. ...
Lucille Anderson (07/29/04)
Lucille Adline Anderson, 84, died July 23, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Born June 3, 1920, at North Freedom, Wis., she was the daughter of Peter and Ida Stienhorst Rettgen. She was married Jan. 31, 1942, to Ronald Anderson in North Freedom. They moved to Horseshoe Bend Nov. 1, 1979...
Bobby Jean Sturgeon (07/29/04)
Bobby Jean Sturgeon, 66, of West Plains formerly of this area, died July 18, 2004, at Brooke Haven Health Care in West Plains. Born March 15, 1938, in Lake City, Ark., she was the daughter of Fletcher and Betty Loree Jackson Sturgeon. She was married to Bob Mohr at Poplar Bluff, Mo., and was a housewife...
Fredrick "Bud" Hower (07/29/04)
Fredrick Dave "Bud" Hower, 62, of Alton, Mo. was born Sept. 27, 1941, in Detroit, Mich., and died July 16, 2004., at his home. Survivors include his wife, Laura of the home; three children -- Buddy Hower and wife, Misty, Michelle Barton and husband, Gene, all of Alton, and William Noble Hower and wife, Sara, of Heber Springs, Ark.; his mother, Allegra Hower; a brother, Jim Hower and wife, Reva; four grandchildren -- Brittni, Cole, Megan and Emily all of Alton; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.. ...
David Wayne Woods (07/29/04)
David Wayne Woods, 49, son of the late Sanford Wayne Woods and Pauline Whitehead Woods was born on May 6, 1955, in Jonesboro, Ark. He died July 15, 2004, in Mountain Home, Ark. He married Leah Hall on Dec. 7, 1984 in Mountain Home and to this union two children were born...
Victoria C. Acerra & Caroline Eden Dodd (07/29/04)
Victoria C. Acerra, 47, and her daughter Caroline Eden Dodd, 18, died May 31, 2004, in Bucharest, Romania, in an auto/train accident. Acerra's survivors include her parents, William and Doris Lawson of Cherokee Village; a brother and sister-in-law -- James and Kathy Acerra; a niece and nephew --Angie and Alex Acerra of Mountain Home; and aunt, uncle and cousins...
Shirley Cox (07/29/04)
Shirley Cox, 89, of Atlanta, Ga., died July 19, 2004 at Northside Hospital. She was born Dec. 1, 1914. Survivors include two sons -- Jerry E. Cox of Dunwood, Ga., and Paul Cox of Avon Lakes, Ohio; three grandchildren -- Julia Cox of Atlanta, Jeffrey Cox of Atlanta and Jill Kuhn of Atlanta; and a sister, Mildred Whalen of Brentwood, Ga...
George Fernbacher (07/29/04)
George Frank Fern-bacher, 86, of Cherokee Village died July 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 8, 1917, in St. Louis, Mo., he was the son of Eva Morath Fernbacher and George Fernbacher. He was a truck driver and veteran of the Coast Guard during World War II. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church of Cherokee Village...
Donald Fletcher (07/29/04)
Donald Walter Fletcher, 55, of Mount Pleasant died July 20, 2004, in Mount Pleasant. Born July 2, 1949, in Detroit, he was the son of Clifford Walter Fletcher and Dorris Blanche Jewett Fletcher. He was a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and was a member of the VFW Jones Lewis Post in Batesville...
Charles H. Corbett (07/29/04)
Charles H. Corbett, 83, of Mammoth Spring, formerly of the Thayer area, died July 22, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Born May 9, 1921, in Birch Tree, Mo., he was the son of William and Leona Bacher Corbett. He was married to Ila Mae Hurtt on Jan. 18, 1947...
Patricia Dianne Robbins (07/29/04)
Patricia Dianne Robbins, 74, of Thayer, Mo., the daughter of the late Paul O. Stowell and Susan Mable Kelly-Stowell, was born June 22, 1930, in Buffalo, N.Y., and died July 15, 2004, at her home. She was a past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star, Mt. Zion Chapter, and served on the Oregon County Democratic Club for several years...
Cytha H. Russell (07/29/04)
Cytha H. Russell, 86, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died July 18, 2004, at the Skilcare Nursing Center in Jonesboro. Born March 15, 1918, at Portia, Ark., she was the daughter of Elmer and Ethel Smith Atkinson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ...
William Russell Pierce (07/29/04)
William Russell Pierce, 66, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died July 18, 2004, at his residence. Born Sept. 22, 1937, at Marshfield, Wis., he was the son of Russell and Bertha Reebe Pierce. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served from 1955 to 1959. He was a member of the Lions Club, the Eagles, the American Legion, VFW, the planning commission, the zoning commission, the industrial committee, boating and fishing club and the Tri-County Board of Realtors. ...
Homer Wren (07/29/04)
Homer Wren, 87, of Melbourne, Ark., son of the late Dolphus Wren and Mary Clack Wren was born on April 8, 1917, in Sage, Ark. He died July 21, 2004, in Calico Rock, Ark. He married Rogie Jones Jan. 8, 1949, in Batesville, Ark. During his working years he was a farmer. He was in the United States Army and served in World War II. He was a member of the Melbourne Church of Christ...