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Obituaries from October 2004

Ioney Ring Flannigan (10/26/04)
Ioney Ring Flannigan, 90, of Evening Shade died Oct. 9, 2004, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born May 18, 1914, near Poughkeepsie, Ark., to Cassel and Nettie Ring Shirley. She was a homemaker and a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ...
Gerald Wayne Thomas (10/26/04)
Gerald Wayne Thomas, 50, of Breckenridge Hills, Mo., died Oct. 12, 2004, in Creve Coeur, Mo. He was born Feb. 3, 1954, in St. Louis to Melvis "Dock" and Dorothy Burns Thomas. He was small engine mechanic and of the Church of Christ faith. Survivors are his wife, Donna Lamastus Thomas of the home; four sons -- Brian Thomas, Craig Thomas, Keith Thomas and Stephen Thomas, all of St. Louis; a daughter, Emily Thomas of the home; his mother -- Dorothy Thomas of Smithville; and eight grandchildren...
Cecil Weldon Zeigler (10/26/04)
Cecil Weldon Zeigler, 75, of Glencoe, Ark., son of the late Vernon Bentley and Lillie Florence Coggins Zeigler, was born Aug. 30, 1929, in Glencoe. He died Oct. 16, 2004, at his home. He was united in marriage to Joyce Earlene Benton on Feb. 24, 1951, in Glencoe. ...
Gene W. Williams (10/26/04)
Gene William Will-iams, 76, of Wellsville, Mo., died Oct. 11, 2004, at his residence in Wellsville. He was born April 13, 1928, in Alton, Mo., to Jesse Monroe and Martha Sisco Williams. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He married Ann Jones in Salem, Ark., in 1950. They would have been married 54 years on Oct. 14, 2004...
Parlie A. Williams (10/26/04)
Parlie A. Williams, 91, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 21, 1912, in Alton, Mo., and died Oct. 8, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. Survivors include a daughter, Marie Perkins and husband, Fred, of Alton; a son-in-law, Sherman Barr of Macon, Mo.; five grandchildren -- Allen Perkins and wife, Linda, Calvin Eversole Perkins, Russell Barr and wife, Carol, Karen Tabor and husband, Rev. ...
Verbal Baker (10/26/04)
Verbal Baker, 86, of Alton, was born Feb. 14, 1918, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Otis Lee Harper and Mary Frances Bonds Harper. She died Oct. 7, 2004, in Thayer. She was united in marriage July 2, 1938, in Alton to John A. Baker. She was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother and was a wonderful cook. She was a cook for the Alton School District for many years, giving each student that special attention she thought was needed...
Lorene White Bales (10/26/04)
Lorene White Bales, 57, of Viola, daughter of Claude White and the late Juanita Jewel Savage White was born Dec. 15, 1946, in Union, Ark. She died Oct. 15, 2004, in Mountain Home, Ark., She spent her working years as a mother, grandmother, homemaker and seamstress for the Mar-Bax Shirt Company. She was a member of Viola Assembly of God Church...
Bobbie J. Ballard (10/26/04)
Bobbie J. Ballard, 72, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 15, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 7, 1932, at Batesville, Ark., to Lawrence Marvin and Hattie Maude Thompson Weaver. She was a homemaker, past member of the order of the Eastern Star, a foster grandparent at Evening Shade School and attended the First Baptist Church at Evening Shade...
James "J.C." Cowles (10/26/04)
Former Thayer resident James Clayton "J.C." Cowles, 83, of Broken Arrow, Okla., died Sept. 26, 2004. J.C. was born April 14, 1921, in Peckham, Okla., to Charles H. and Faye Cowles. He attended school in Latham, Kan., where he received an award for 12 years of perfect attendance, never absent, never tardy...
Mary Maude White (10/26/04)
Mary Maude Shaver (Mrs. John H.) White, 87, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 12, 2004, at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, Calif., from complications of acute leukemia. The funeral was Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. at Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel at Highland with Bobby Garner and Johnny Carter officiating. Burial followed at Kensett Cemetery in Kensett, Ark., east of Searcy. Arrangements were by Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel...
Charlotte Summers (10/26/04)
Charlotte Summers, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 11, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Jan. 26, 1930, in Iowa, she was the daughter of Jollie Davis and Lena Hanscome Davis. She was married to Bobby D. Summers. She was employed as a housekeeping manager for West Plains Nursing Home and Spring River Beach Club...
Leroy Cooley (10/26/04)
Leroy Cooley, son of Joseph Otto Cooley and Anna Mae Brooks Cooley, was born Feb. 19, 1949 at Mt. Pleasant, Ark. He married Ann Ella Wooldridge on Nov. 12 1966, in Cave Cave, Ark. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for Izard County and for Atlas Asphalt. Leroy died Oct. 12, 2004, at the age of 55 years. He was a member of of Midway Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter...
Patricia Ann Gilroy (10/14/04)
Patricia Ann Gilroy, age 79, of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 6, 2004, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. She was born Sept. 19, 1925, the daughter of William V. and Anna Kehoe in Chicago, Ill. She was an accountant and a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Georgia Sherwood (10/14/04)
Georgia Serel Sherwood of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Rollin Samuel and Thelma Elvera Potter Pennell, was born March 24, 1943, in Lansing, Mich. She departed this life Oct. 5, 2004, at her home at the age of 61 years, six months and 11 days. She was united in marriage to Eugene Stephen Sherwood on Oct. 13, 1982, in Lansing, Mich. She spent her working years as a homemaker. She was a member of the Salem Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Salem...
Donald L. Clark (10/14/04)
Donald L. Clark, 75, of West Plains, Mo., was born the son of the late Edmond Waif Clark and Mandy L. Bowers Clark on Nov 21, 1928, in Thayer, Mo., and died Oct. 2, 2004, at West Plains, Mo. Survivors include his mother, Mandy Clark of West Plains, Mo.; four sons -- Gary L. ...
Arnold Earl Hall (10/07/04)
Arnold Earl Hall, 56, of Hardy, died Sept. 22, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born July 31, 1948, in Hardy, the son of Guy Earl and Hetty Elizabeth Green Hall. He was self-employed as a sawmill operator. Survivors include his mother, Hetty Hall of Hardy; three brothers -- Wilson Hall and William Hall both of Hardy, and Floyd Green of Russellville, Ill...
Daniel Elland Torell (10/07/04)
Daniel Elland Torell, 2 months, son of Angela Torell and Joshua Wilkerson, was born July 8, 2004, in Mountain Home, Ark. He died Sept. 29, at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. Survivors include his mother and father of Viola; his brothers -- Joshua Cantebury and Jacob Walker of Viola; his grandmother, Betty Ousley; his step-grandfather, Steve Johnson of Tecumseh, Mo.; and aunts, uncles, and many other relatives...
Nadean Sanders (10/07/04)
Nadean Sanders, 80, of West Plains, Mo., daughter of the late Ossie Alvin Reynolds and Offie Lydia Owens Reynolds, was born July 16, 1924, in Elizabeth, Ark. She died Sept. 25, 2004, at Brooke Haven Health Care in West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage to George Edward Sanders on Jan. 7, 1943, in Elizabeth, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Gwen Cozort (10/07/04)
Gwen Cozort, 94, of West Plains, Mo., was born Nov. 13, 1909 in Glencoe, Ark., the daughter of the late John Polk Southard and Loma Ann Vail Southard. She died Sept. 26, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. She was married on Jan. 6, 1929, in Glencoe to Walter Curtis Cozort, who preceded her in death April 23, 1961...
Beulah James Murphy (10/07/04)
Beulah James Bridgewater Murphy, 90, of Southaven, Miss., died Sept. 26, 2004, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born at Hardy, Ark., she was a homemaker and had lived and worked in Rockford, Ill., where she attended Pleasantview Missionary Baptist Church...
Willard Richardson (10/07/04)
Lt. Colonel Willard Donald Richardson, U.S. Army retired, died Sept. 29, 2004, at his residence in Thayer, Mo. He was born Oct. 12, 1916, in Haydenburg, Tenn., to Grandberry and Bertha Richardson, who preceded him in death. He was buried with military honors...
Jerome "Jerry" Pownell (10/07/04)
Jerome "Jerry" Pownell, 77, of Sidney, Ark., died Sept. 29, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 13, 1927, at Marion, Ind., he was the son of Joseph and Mary E. Collins Pownell. He was a member of the VFW Post 8042 of Evening Shade and was of the Protestant faith...
Eric Woodrow Ericson (10/07/04)
Eric Woodrow Ericson, age 91, of Evening Shade, died Sept. 28, 2004, at Cherokee Village. He was born May 27, 1913, at Brooklyn, N.Y., to Edward Anton Emil Ericson and Auscilla Johnson Ericson. He was a building trades supervisor with Exxon, an Eagle Scout and scoutmaster for Boy Scouts of America, a member of Whcatsheaf Orient Masonic Lodge and Cherokee Village United Methodist Church...
Netta Craine (10/07/04)
Netta Craine, daughter of the late John S. and Eula S. Newman-Gooden Oyler was born Feb. 26, 1927, in Kohoka, Ark. She died Sept. 29, 2004, at Scenic View Nursing Home in Herculaneum, Mo., at the age of 77 years. She married Joe D. Craine May 16, 1946, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. She was a homemaker and she did commercial quilting in her home. She was a member of Fairview Christian Church...
Tommy Deckard (10/07/04)
Tommy Deckard, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 8, 1909, in Alton, Mo., and died Sept. 8, 2004, at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include a son, Troy Deckard of Alton, Mo.; a daughter, Lola Gutzler of St. Louis, Mo.; six sisters -- Bonnie Adams. ...
Henry Merlin Walters Jr. (10/07/04)
Henry Merlin Walters jr., son of the late Henry Merlin and Mildred A. Mattern Walters Sr., was born April 21, 1919, in Austin, Minn. He departed this life Sept. 26, 2004, at Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 85 years, five months and five days. He was united in marriage to Lavonne Cora Olson on April 25, 1941...
Jesse Martin Holland (10/07/04)
Jesse Martin Holland, 73, of Horseshoe Bend departed this life Sept. 24, 2004, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born July 1, 1931, the son of Jesse M. and Anna J. Cooper Holland. He was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Boating and Fishing Club and the Horseshoe Bend Bowling League...
Wendell L. Ritter (10/07/04)
Wendell L. Ritter, age 80, of Concord died Sept. 29, 2004, at White River Medical Center at Batesville. She was born Oct. 27, 1923, at Floral, Ark., to Daniel Webster and Clara Bailey DeLoach. She was a retired school teacher and a member of First Baptist Church at Concord...
Keith B. Kissee (10/07/04)
Keith B. Kissee, a country west- ern entertainer better known as Jimmy Dallas, age 77, of Independence, Mo., died Sept. 28, 2004, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City. Jimmy Dallas was born in Mammoth Spring, Ark. Survivors are his wife, Dolores Kissee of the home; one son, Keith Kissee Jr. of the home; two daughters, Renee Robinson of Blue Springs, and Mary Shortess of North Kansas City,; one sister, Louise Schmidt of Kansas City, Kan.; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
C.A. Wicker (10/07/04)
C.A. Wicker, 83, of Jonesboro, Ark., was born Oct. 21, 1920, in Ravenden Springs, Ark, the son Samuel Andrew Wicker and Martha Baldridge Wicker. He diedSept. 26, 2004, at his residence. He lived in Jonesboro most of his life. He was a retired farmer...
Winona Farrier Stroud (10/07/04)
Winona Farier Stroud, 81, of Sandtown, Ark., died Sept. 24, 2004, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. She was born Dec. 26, 1922, at Sandtown to Samuel B. and Myrtle Martin Farrier. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pool's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church at Sandtown...
Retha Mae Summers (10/07/04)
The funeral service for Retha Mae Summers, 93, of Heber Springs, Ark., was Oct. 3, 2004, at Riverside Cemetery in Mammoth Spring with Charles Miller officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. She was born Nov. 2, 1910, the daughter of the late Jethro Wyatt and Mettie Lemmons Wyatt at Jonesboro, Ark. She died Sept. 29, 2004, in Heber Springs...
Helen Berniece Smith (10/07/04)
Helen Berniece Smith, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Roy Wood and Olla Mae Stone White was born May 28,1937, in Oklahoma City, Okla. She departed this life Sept. 23, 2004, at Salem at the age of 67 years. Smith spent her working years as a social activity director for a nursing home. She was a loving person to everyone who knew her and truly enjoyed helping others...
Wanda Lee Farris (10/14/04)
Wanda Lee Farris, 78, of Cave City died Oct. 3, 2004, at her home. Born Feb. 16, 1926, at Franklin, Ark., she was the daughter of Lindsey Owen and Molly Haskett Jones. She was a homemaker and a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ in Evening Shade...
Samual E. Lyons (10/14/04)
Samual "Sammie" E. Lyons, 71, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 5, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health in Cherokee Village, Ark. Born Aug. 28, 1933, in Lowell, Kan. he was the son of Wilmer Eugene Lyons and Rosalee Brittle. He graduated from Riverton, Kan., High School in 1951. ...
Dale Benton Bassham (10/14/04)
Dale Benton Bassham, 57, of Hardy died Oct. 8, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Dec. 17, 1946, in Moko, Ark., the son of Ernest Benton Bassham and Mary Agnes (Rogers) Bassham. He married Debby Wood Dec. 9, 1971, in Parkin, Ark...
Collin Arthur Brimm (10/14/04)
Collin Arthur Brimm, 78, son of Oziah Dee Brimm and Nettie White Brimm, was born Nov. 2, 1925, in Union County, Ill. He died Oct. 3, 2004, in Oxford, Ark. He was first married to Frances Hubbs. After her death, he was married to Wanda Lee Morgan on Feb. ...
Retha Mae Summers (10/14/04)
Retha Mae Summers, 93, of Heber Springs, Ark., was born Nov. 2, 1910 in Jonesboro, Ark., the daughter of the late Jethro Wyatt and Mettie Lemmons Wyatt. She died Sept. 29, 2004, in Heber Springs, Ark. She was united in marriage June 17, 1940, in Flint, Mich., to Ralph Leroy Miller. She was married on Jan. 9, 1984, in Wynne, Ark., to Clyde Summers...
Allen Lee Yarrington (10/14/04)
Allen Lee Yarrington, 62, son of Max Duke and Ruby Mae Cochran Yarrington, was born Dec. 15, 1941, in Keokuk, Iowa. He departed this life Oct. 4, 2004, in Mountain Home, Ark. During his working years he served 31 years as bottle handler for Pepsi Cola in Rock Island, Ill. He was of the Christian faith...
Lloyd Gene Standley (10/14/04)
Lloyd Gene Stanley, son of the late Frank and Ruby Decker Standley, was born sept. 19, 1931, in Chicago, ill. He departed this life Sept. 19, 200, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark., at the age of 73 years. Lloyd married Virginia Lovin in East Chicago, Ill., in 1960. During his working years he was employed by General Mills Cereal. He served in the United States Marines during the Korean War. He was of the baptist faith...
Delphia Wisehart (10/14/04)
Delphia Edith Crawford Wisehart, 85, of Wentzville, Mo., was born Feb. 3, 1919, in Oregon County, Mo., the daughter of the late Grover Hollis and Mary Emmer Honeycutt Hollis. She died Sept. 30, 2004, in Lake St. Louis, Mo. She was married in 1941, in Oregon County, Mo., to Denver Crawford. She was later united in marriage in 1966, in St. Louis, to Fred Wisehart. She was a homemaker and was employed by Universal Match Company for several years...
Sarah Louise Watson (10/14/04)
Sarah Louise Watson, 93, of Thayer, Mo., daughter of the late Tom Louis Rogers and Lilie Belle Starks Rogers was born June 7, 1911, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died Oct. 1, 2004, in Thayer. She was united in marriage in 1943, in Salem, Ark., to Elvin Clinton Watson, who preceded her in death June 23, 2003...
Veda May Boles (10/14/04)
Veda May Schmidt Boles, 42, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 4, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Desoto Hospital in South Haven, Miss. Born April 25, 1962, at Milwaukee, Wis., she was the daughter of Norman John Schmidt Sr. and Sandra Willa-vine Knappenberger Schmidt...
Buell F. Montgomery (10/14/04)
Buell F. Montgomery, 88, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 10, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born Nov. 9, 1915, in Blue Sky, Ontario, Canada, he was the son of W.G. and Belle Blue Montgomery. He married Gladys Harmon in 1978 in North Little Rock. He spent his working years as a farmer and was a veteran of World War II where he served with the military police for the Canadian Army. He was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Kiwanis...
Johney Reasons (10/14/04)
Johney Orphus (J.O.) Reasons of Bakersfield, Mo., son of the late Drew Columbus Reasons and Dicie Ann Guffey Reasons, was born Nov. 15, 1917, in Vidette, Ark. He died Oct. 9, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 86. He married Lela Naomi Morris on Sept. 7, 1940, in Vidette. He was a farmer and member of County Line Baptist Church...
Arlie Pulver (10/14/04)
Arlie Pulver, 79, of Hardy passed away Oct. 7, 2004, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born June 10, 1925, in Little Rock, the daughter of Lida Reans and Hannah Scott Reans. She worked for Wood-haven Lakes, a vacation community in Illinois, before retiring to Arkansas in 1978. She worked at Abundant Life Daycare Center and attended Abundant Life Church in Highland...
Robert W. McKee (10/14/04)
Robert W. McKee, 78, of Williford, Ark., died Oct. 7, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Aug. 31, 1926, in Georgia, the son of Ward and Agnes McKee. He was retired from the U.S. Navy, serving in the World War II and Korea. He was a pallbearer for the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery for the Korean War and was a highly decorated veteran...
George "Hoon" Vehawn (10/28/04)
George "Hoon" Vehawn was born April 13, 1928, in Lewistown, Mont., and died Oct., 9, 2004 in Springfield, Mo., at his home. He graduated from Fargus High School in April 1946, and immediately joined the U.S. Navy. In 1966, he moved with his family to Thomasville, Mo., from California, after retiring after 21 years of Naval service. ...
Lois Ann Choat (10/28/04)
Lois Ann McComas Choat, 56, of Imboden, Ark., formerly of Hardy, died Oct. 15, 204, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. Born Oct. 24, 1947, near Birch Tree, Mo., she was he daughter of Isaac D. Huff and Betty Bryant. She was a licensed practical nurse and worked at different area hospitals during her career and also with home health...
John Elliott Stoneham (10/28/04)
John Elliott Stoneham, 63, of Batesville, died Oct. 19, 2004, at Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. Born April 18, 1941, at Newburgh, N.Y., he was the son of Laurence John and Alice Marie McCormick Stoneham. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, an electrical engineer for General Electric, a member of the Professional Electrical Engineers Association and was of the Catholic faith...
Emil J. Hilbert (10/28/04)
Emil J. Hilbert, 82, of Cherokee Village, passed away Oct. 18, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Hilbert was born Nov. 28, 1921, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of Karl Hilbert and Theckla (Wehner) Hilbert. He was a Sea Bee in the Navy during World War II...
Johnny Smith (10/28/04)
The Rev. Johnny Smith, 71, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 22, 2004, at his home. Born March 17, 1933, in Hollow Rock, Tenn., he was the son of Jerry and Hazel Crews Smith. He was a retired minsiter, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of First Baptist Church of Hardy...
Eugene Emil Andres (10/28/04)
Eugene Emil Andres, 79, of Antigo, Wis., was born Feb. 18, 1925, in Antigo the son of Emil Andres and Clara Kloida. He died Oct. 17, 2004, at the Langlade Memorial Hospital in Antigo in LeRoyer Hospice Care. He was married to Geraldine Knolinski May 21, 1947 at St. Hyacinth Catholic Church in Antigo. She died July 24, 1980...
A.L. Hutson (10/28/04)
A.L. Hutson, a high school and college basketball standout who was instrumental in the formation of the Highland School District from the previous Hardy and Ash Flat districts, died Oct. 22, 2004. He was 81. Hutson, a former mayor of Hardy who spent most of his life in school administration, was a varsity basketball player for Arkansas State College in the 1940s...
Donald Govar Powell (10/28/04)
Donald Govar Powell, 66, of Williford died Oct. 21, 2004, at his home. Born in Hardy, he was the son of Robert and Birtha Powell. He was a retired opertaion engineer for pipe line construction, and a member of the Ravenden Masonic Lodge. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law -- Ellen and W.L. ...
John "Bud" Biby (10/28/04)
John Wayne "Bud" Biby, 61, of Salem, Ark., son of the late William Francis Biby and Clara Bell Hager Biby was born Sept. 25, 1943, in Hornersville, Mo. He died Oct. 19, 2004, at White County Medical Center in Searcy. He was united in marriage to Marjorie Fletcher Aug. 18, 1973, at Saddle, Ark. During his working years, he worked in road construction. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hornersville, Mo...
Lora May Owens (10/28/04)
Lora May Owens , 94, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Henry "Frank" Hall and Ada Belle Bishop Hall, was born Feb. 5, 1910, in Heart, Ark. She died Oct. 20, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. She was united in marriage to Clarence Albert Owens Aug. 12, 1930, in French Town, Ark. to this union two children were born. She was a clerk in various retail establishments for many years. She was a member of Salem Church of Christ...
Ray J. Morgan Jr. (10/28/04)
Ray J. Morgan Jr., 76, of South Bend, Ind., died Oct. 18, 2004, at South Bend. Born Oct. 31, 1927, at Batesville, Ark., he was the son of Ray Morgan and Myrtle Ione Christenberry Morgan. He served in the United States Navy during World War II, was a factory worker and a member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in South Bend...
Ella S. Dodson (10/28/04)
Ella S. Dodson, 95, of Ash Flat died Oct. 22, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System. Born July 21, 1909, in Ash Grove, Neb., she was the daughter of John Bunger and Lena Marie Bunger. She was a teacher. Survivors include her daughter, Phyllis Dodson Foley of Cherokee Village; and two siters -- Rose Jelken of Hildreth, Neb., and Helena Garits of Kearney, Neb...
M. Juanita Hastings (10/28/04)
M. Juanita Hastings, 87, of Sandtown died Oct. 21, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Feb. 11, 1917, at Cushman, she was the daughter of Clyde and Bertha Hester Smith Lesley. She was a homemaker and a member of Pool's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church at Sandtown...
Mathias (Mat) Kallestad (10/28/04)
Mathias (Mat) John Kallestad, 88, who was a resident at Parkside Meadows Retirement Community in St. Charles, Mo., since 2003, died Oct. 15, 2004, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. He was a former resident of Cherokee Village. Born Dec. 11, 1915, in Rodman, Iowa, he was the oldest of six children. ...
Robert E. Bedard (10/28/04)
Robert E. Bedard, 66, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 18, 2004, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat, Ark. He retired from Wal-Mart and had served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is survived by a best friend, Jerry Knopp and his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alcide and Anglinee Bedard...
Duaine Kingston (10/28/04)
Duaine Steven Kingston, of Salem, son of Ruth Ellen (Hails) Kingston and the late Robert Eugene Kingston was born Aug. 27, 1962, in Riverside, Calif. He died Oct. 17, 2004, at Salem at the age of 42 years. Duaine spent his working years as a chef. He was a member of the Spring River Moose Lodge 739 of Salem...
William "Leon" Young (10/28/04)
William "Leon" Young, of Viola, Ark., was born Oct. 20, 1921, at Monticello, Ark., to Clifton and Vennie Copeland Young. He died Oct. 18, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was 82. He was a sales representative with Nabisco Company for 28 years. He was a World War II Army veteran...
Clifford Stewart (10/28/04)
Clifford Stewart, 75, died Oct. 20, 2004, in Midway Medical Clinic at Highland, Ark. Born in Harlan, Ky., he was the son of Conrad and Buelah Martin Stewart. He worked as a paper salesman for the graphic arts industry before retiring to Cherokee Village. He was a member of Cherokee Village First Baptist Church, Omaha Health and Fitness Center, Cherokee Village Men's Golf Association and Bowling League...
Mary Thompson (10/28/04)
Mary Beatrice Mayfield Thompson, 80, daughter of the late Henderson and Hattie Mayfield, was born June 21, 1924, in Calico Rock, Ark. She died Oct. 12, 2004, at her home in Calico Rock. Beatrice was a 1943 graduate of Calico Rock High School. She married Patrick Eugene Thompson Sr. Nov. 26, 1946. To this union two sons were born. She spent her life as a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She retired from the Baxter Lab after 22 years of employment. She was of the Catholic faith...
Ioney Ring Flannigan (10/26/04)
Ioney Ring Flannigan, 90, of Evening Shade died Oct. 9, 2004, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born May 18, 1914, near Poughkeepsie, Ark., to Cassel and Nettie Ring Shirley. She was a homemaker and a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ...
James "J.C." Cowles (10/26/04)
Former Thayer resident James Clayton "J.C." Cowles, 83, of Broken Arrow, Okla., died Sept. 26, 2004. J.C. was born April 14, 1921, in Peckham, Okla., to Charles H. and Faye Cowles. He attended school in Latham, Kan., where he received an award for 12 years of perfect attendance, never absent, never tardy...
Cecil Weldon Zeigler (10/26/04)
Cecil Weldon Zeigler, 75, of Glencoe, Ark., son of the late Vernon Bentley and Lillie Florence Coggins Zeigler, was born Aug. 30, 1929, in Glencoe. He died Oct. 16, 2004, at his home. He was united in marriage to Joyce Earlene Benton on Feb. 24, 1951, in Glencoe. ...
Gene W. Williams (10/26/04)
Gene William Will-iams, 76, of Wellsville, Mo., died Oct. 11, 2004, at his residence in Wellsville. He was born April 13, 1928, in Alton, Mo., to Jesse Monroe and Martha Sisco Williams. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He married Ann Jones in Salem, Ark., in 1950. They would have been married 54 years on Oct. 14, 2004...
Bobbie J. Ballard (10/26/04)
Bobbie J. Ballard, 72, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 15, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 7, 1932, at Batesville, Ark., to Lawrence Marvin and Hattie Maude Thompson Weaver. She was a homemaker, past member of the order of the Eastern Star, a foster grandparent at Evening Shade School and attended the First Baptist Church at Evening Shade...
Parlie A. Williams (10/26/04)
Parlie A. Williams, 91, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 21, 1912, in Alton, Mo., and died Oct. 8, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. Survivors include a daughter, Marie Perkins and husband, Fred, of Alton; a son-in-law, Sherman Barr of Macon, Mo.; five grandchildren -- Allen Perkins and wife, Linda, Calvin Eversole Perkins, Russell Barr and wife, Carol, Karen Tabor and husband, Rev. ...
Verbal Baker (10/26/04)
Verbal Baker, 86, of Alton, was born Feb. 14, 1918, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Otis Lee Harper and Mary Frances Bonds Harper. She died Oct. 7, 2004, in Thayer. She was united in marriage July 2, 1938, in Alton to John A. Baker. She was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother and was a wonderful cook. She was a cook for the Alton School District for many years, giving each student that special attention she thought was needed...
Lorene White Bales (10/26/04)
Lorene White Bales, 57, of Viola, daughter of Claude White and the late Juanita Jewel Savage White was born Dec. 15, 1946, in Union, Ark. She died Oct. 15, 2004, in Mountain Home, Ark., She spent her working years as a mother, grandmother, homemaker and seamstress for the Mar-Bax Shirt Company. She was a member of Viola Assembly of God Church...
Charlotte Summers (10/26/04)
Charlotte Summers, 74, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 11, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Jan. 26, 1930, in Iowa, she was the daughter of Jollie Davis and Lena Hanscome Davis. She was married to Bobby D. Summers. She was employed as a housekeeping manager for West Plains Nursing Home and Spring River Beach Club...
Leroy Cooley (10/26/04)
Leroy Cooley, son of Joseph Otto Cooley and Anna Mae Brooks Cooley, was born Feb. 19, 1949 at Mt. Pleasant, Ark. He married Ann Ella Wooldridge on Nov. 12 1966, in Cave Cave, Ark. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for Izard County and for Atlas Asphalt. Leroy died Oct. 12, 2004, at the age of 55 years. He was a member of of Midway Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter...
Mary Maude White (10/26/04)
Mary Maude Shaver (Mrs. John H.) White, 87, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 12, 2004, at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, Calif., from complications of acute leukemia. The funeral was Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. at Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel at Highland with Bobby Garner and Johnny Carter officiating. Burial followed at Kensett Cemetery in Kensett, Ark., east of Searcy. Arrangements were by Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel...
Gerald Wayne Thomas (10/26/04)
Gerald Wayne Thomas, 50, of Breckenridge Hills, Mo., died Oct. 12, 2004, in Creve Coeur, Mo. He was born Feb. 3, 1954, in St. Louis to Melvis "Dock" and Dorothy Burns Thomas. He was small engine mechanic and of the Church of Christ faith. Survivors are his wife, Donna Lamastus Thomas of the home; four sons -- Brian Thomas, Craig Thomas, Keith Thomas and Stephen Thomas, all of St. Louis; a daughter, Emily Thomas of the home; his mother -- Dorothy Thomas of Smithville; and eight grandchildren...
Georgia Sherwood (10/14/04)
Georgia Serel Sherwood of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Rollin Samuel and Thelma Elvera Potter Pennell, was born March 24, 1943, in Lansing, Mich. She departed this life Oct. 5, 2004, at her home at the age of 61 years, six months and 11 days. She was united in marriage to Eugene Stephen Sherwood on Oct. 13, 1982, in Lansing, Mich. She spent her working years as a homemaker. She was a member of the Salem Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Salem...
Patricia Ann Gilroy (10/14/04)
Patricia Ann Gilroy, age 79, of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 6, 2004, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. She was born Sept. 19, 1925, the daughter of William V. and Anna Kehoe in Chicago, Ill. She was an accountant and a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Donald L. Clark (10/14/04)
Donald L. Clark, 75, of West Plains, Mo., was born the son of the late Edmond Waif Clark and Mandy L. Bowers Clark on Nov 21, 1928, in Thayer, Mo., and died Oct. 2, 2004, at West Plains, Mo. Survivors include his mother, Mandy Clark of West Plains, Mo.; four sons -- Gary L. ...
Beulah James Murphy (10/07/04)
Beulah James Bridgewater Murphy, 90, of Southaven, Miss., died Sept. 26, 2004, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born at Hardy, Ark., she was a homemaker and had lived and worked in Rockford, Ill., where she attended Pleasantview Missionary Baptist Church...
Jerome "Jerry" Pownell (10/07/04)
Jerome "Jerry" Pownell, 77, of Sidney, Ark., died Sept. 29, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 13, 1927, at Marion, Ind., he was the son of Joseph and Mary E. Collins Pownell. He was a member of the VFW Post 8042 of Evening Shade and was of the Protestant faith...
Willard Richardson (10/07/04)
Lt. Colonel Willard Donald Richardson, U.S. Army retired, died Sept. 29, 2004, at his residence in Thayer, Mo. He was born Oct. 12, 1916, in Haydenburg, Tenn., to Grandberry and Bertha Richardson, who preceded him in death. He was buried with military honors...
Henry Merlin Walters Jr. (10/07/04)
Henry Merlin Walters jr., son of the late Henry Merlin and Mildred A. Mattern Walters Sr., was born April 21, 1919, in Austin, Minn. He departed this life Sept. 26, 2004, at Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 85 years, five months and five days. He was united in marriage to Lavonne Cora Olson on April 25, 1941...
Eric Woodrow Ericson (10/07/04)
Eric Woodrow Ericson, age 91, of Evening Shade, died Sept. 28, 2004, at Cherokee Village. He was born May 27, 1913, at Brooklyn, N.Y., to Edward Anton Emil Ericson and Auscilla Johnson Ericson. He was a building trades supervisor with Exxon, an Eagle Scout and scoutmaster for Boy Scouts of America, a member of Whcatsheaf Orient Masonic Lodge and Cherokee Village United Methodist Church...
Helen Berniece Smith (10/07/04)
Helen Berniece Smith, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Roy Wood and Olla Mae Stone White was born May 28,1937, in Oklahoma City, Okla. She departed this life Sept. 23, 2004, at Salem at the age of 67 years. Smith spent her working years as a social activity director for a nursing home. She was a loving person to everyone who knew her and truly enjoyed helping others...
Wendell L. Ritter (10/07/04)
Wendell L. Ritter, age 80, of Concord died Sept. 29, 2004, at White River Medical Center at Batesville. She was born Oct. 27, 1923, at Floral, Ark., to Daniel Webster and Clara Bailey DeLoach. She was a retired school teacher and a member of First Baptist Church at Concord...
Gwen Cozort (10/07/04)
Gwen Cozort, 94, of West Plains, Mo., was born Nov. 13, 1909 in Glencoe, Ark., the daughter of the late John Polk Southard and Loma Ann Vail Southard. She died Sept. 26, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. She was married on Jan. 6, 1929, in Glencoe to Walter Curtis Cozort, who preceded her in death April 23, 1961...
Arnold Earl Hall (10/07/04)
Arnold Earl Hall, 56, of Hardy, died Sept. 22, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born July 31, 1948, in Hardy, the son of Guy Earl and Hetty Elizabeth Green Hall. He was self-employed as a sawmill operator. Survivors include his mother, Hetty Hall of Hardy; three brothers -- Wilson Hall and William Hall both of Hardy, and Floyd Green of Russellville, Ill...
Nadean Sanders (10/07/04)
Nadean Sanders, 80, of West Plains, Mo., daughter of the late Ossie Alvin Reynolds and Offie Lydia Owens Reynolds, was born July 16, 1924, in Elizabeth, Ark. She died Sept. 25, 2004, at Brooke Haven Health Care in West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage to George Edward Sanders on Jan. 7, 1943, in Elizabeth, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Jesse Martin Holland (10/07/04)
Jesse Martin Holland, 73, of Horseshoe Bend departed this life Sept. 24, 2004, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born July 1, 1931, the son of Jesse M. and Anna J. Cooper Holland. He was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Boating and Fishing Club and the Horseshoe Bend Bowling League...
Netta Craine (10/07/04)
Netta Craine, daughter of the late John S. and Eula S. Newman-Gooden Oyler was born Feb. 26, 1927, in Kohoka, Ark. She died Sept. 29, 2004, at Scenic View Nursing Home in Herculaneum, Mo., at the age of 77 years. She married Joe D. Craine May 16, 1946, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. She was a homemaker and she did commercial quilting in her home. She was a member of Fairview Christian Church...
Tommy Deckard (10/07/04)
Tommy Deckard, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 8, 1909, in Alton, Mo., and died Sept. 8, 2004, at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include a son, Troy Deckard of Alton, Mo.; a daughter, Lola Gutzler of St. Louis, Mo.; six sisters -- Bonnie Adams. ...
Retha Mae Summers (10/07/04)
The funeral service for Retha Mae Summers, 93, of Heber Springs, Ark., was Oct. 3, 2004, at Riverside Cemetery in Mammoth Spring with Charles Miller officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. She was born Nov. 2, 1910, the daughter of the late Jethro Wyatt and Mettie Lemmons Wyatt at Jonesboro, Ark. She died Sept. 29, 2004, in Heber Springs...
Winona Farrier Stroud (10/07/04)
Winona Farier Stroud, 81, of Sandtown, Ark., died Sept. 24, 2004, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. She was born Dec. 26, 1922, at Sandtown to Samuel B. and Myrtle Martin Farrier. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pool's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church at Sandtown...
Keith B. Kissee (10/07/04)
Keith B. Kissee, a country west- ern entertainer better known as Jimmy Dallas, age 77, of Independence, Mo., died Sept. 28, 2004, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City. Jimmy Dallas was born in Mammoth Spring, Ark. Survivors are his wife, Dolores Kissee of the home; one son, Keith Kissee Jr. of the home; two daughters, Renee Robinson of Blue Springs, and Mary Shortess of North Kansas City,; one sister, Louise Schmidt of Kansas City, Kan.; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
C.A. Wicker (10/07/04)
C.A. Wicker, 83, of Jonesboro, Ark., was born Oct. 21, 1920, in Ravenden Springs, Ark, the son Samuel Andrew Wicker and Martha Baldridge Wicker. He diedSept. 26, 2004, at his residence. He lived in Jonesboro most of his life. He was a retired farmer...
Daniel Elland Torell (10/07/04)
Daniel Elland Torell, 2 months, son of Angela Torell and Joshua Wilkerson, was born July 8, 2004, in Mountain Home, Ark. He died Sept. 29, at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. Survivors include his mother and father of Viola; his brothers -- Joshua Cantebury and Jacob Walker of Viola; his grandmother, Betty Ousley; his step-grandfather, Steve Johnson of Tecumseh, Mo.; and aunts, uncles, and many other relatives...
Collin Arthur Brimm (10/14/04)
Collin Arthur Brimm, 78, son of Oziah Dee Brimm and Nettie White Brimm, was born Nov. 2, 1925, in Union County, Ill. He died Oct. 3, 2004, in Oxford, Ark. He was first married to Frances Hubbs. After her death, he was married to Wanda Lee Morgan on Feb. ...
Wanda Lee Farris (10/14/04)
Wanda Lee Farris, 78, of Cave City died Oct. 3, 2004, at her home. Born Feb. 16, 1926, at Franklin, Ark., she was the daughter of Lindsey Owen and Molly Haskett Jones. She was a homemaker and a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ in Evening Shade...
Dale Benton Bassham (10/14/04)
Dale Benton Bassham, 57, of Hardy died Oct. 8, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Dec. 17, 1946, in Moko, Ark., the son of Ernest Benton Bassham and Mary Agnes (Rogers) Bassham. He married Debby Wood Dec. 9, 1971, in Parkin, Ark...
Samual E. Lyons (10/14/04)
Samual "Sammie" E. Lyons, 71, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 5, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health in Cherokee Village, Ark. Born Aug. 28, 1933, in Lowell, Kan. he was the son of Wilmer Eugene Lyons and Rosalee Brittle. He graduated from Riverton, Kan., High School in 1951. ...
Retha Mae Summers (10/14/04)
Retha Mae Summers, 93, of Heber Springs, Ark., was born Nov. 2, 1910 in Jonesboro, Ark., the daughter of the late Jethro Wyatt and Mettie Lemmons Wyatt. She died Sept. 29, 2004, in Heber Springs, Ark. She was united in marriage June 17, 1940, in Flint, Mich., to Ralph Leroy Miller. She was married on Jan. 9, 1984, in Wynne, Ark., to Clyde Summers...
Veda May Boles (10/14/04)
Veda May Schmidt Boles, 42, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 4, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Desoto Hospital in South Haven, Miss. Born April 25, 1962, at Milwaukee, Wis., she was the daughter of Norman John Schmidt Sr. and Sandra Willa-vine Knappenberger Schmidt...
Johney Reasons (10/14/04)
Johney Orphus (J.O.) Reasons of Bakersfield, Mo., son of the late Drew Columbus Reasons and Dicie Ann Guffey Reasons, was born Nov. 15, 1917, in Vidette, Ark. He died Oct. 9, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 86. He married Lela Naomi Morris on Sept. 7, 1940, in Vidette. He was a farmer and member of County Line Baptist Church...
Buell F. Montgomery (10/14/04)
Buell F. Montgomery, 88, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 10, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born Nov. 9, 1915, in Blue Sky, Ontario, Canada, he was the son of W.G. and Belle Blue Montgomery. He married Gladys Harmon in 1978 in North Little Rock. He spent his working years as a farmer and was a veteran of World War II where he served with the military police for the Canadian Army. He was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Kiwanis...
Allen Lee Yarrington (10/14/04)
Allen Lee Yarrington, 62, son of Max Duke and Ruby Mae Cochran Yarrington, was born Dec. 15, 1941, in Keokuk, Iowa. He departed this life Oct. 4, 2004, in Mountain Home, Ark. During his working years he served 31 years as bottle handler for Pepsi Cola in Rock Island, Ill. He was of the Christian faith...
Delphia Wisehart (10/14/04)
Delphia Edith Crawford Wisehart, 85, of Wentzville, Mo., was born Feb. 3, 1919, in Oregon County, Mo., the daughter of the late Grover Hollis and Mary Emmer Honeycutt Hollis. She died Sept. 30, 2004, in Lake St. Louis, Mo. She was married in 1941, in Oregon County, Mo., to Denver Crawford. She was later united in marriage in 1966, in St. Louis, to Fred Wisehart. She was a homemaker and was employed by Universal Match Company for several years...
Sarah Louise Watson (10/14/04)
Sarah Louise Watson, 93, of Thayer, Mo., daughter of the late Tom Louis Rogers and Lilie Belle Starks Rogers was born June 7, 1911, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died Oct. 1, 2004, in Thayer. She was united in marriage in 1943, in Salem, Ark., to Elvin Clinton Watson, who preceded her in death June 23, 2003...
Arlie Pulver (10/14/04)
Arlie Pulver, 79, of Hardy passed away Oct. 7, 2004, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born June 10, 1925, in Little Rock, the daughter of Lida Reans and Hannah Scott Reans. She worked for Wood-haven Lakes, a vacation community in Illinois, before retiring to Arkansas in 1978. She worked at Abundant Life Daycare Center and attended Abundant Life Church in Highland...
Robert W. McKee (10/14/04)
Robert W. McKee, 78, of Williford, Ark., died Oct. 7, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Aug. 31, 1926, in Georgia, the son of Ward and Agnes McKee. He was retired from the U.S. Navy, serving in the World War II and Korea. He was a pallbearer for the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery for the Korean War and was a highly decorated veteran...
Lloyd Gene Standley (10/14/04)
Lloyd Gene Stanley, son of the late Frank and Ruby Decker Standley, was born sept. 19, 1931, in Chicago, ill. He departed this life Sept. 19, 200, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark., at the age of 73 years. Lloyd married Virginia Lovin in East Chicago, Ill., in 1960. During his working years he was employed by General Mills Cereal. He served in the United States Marines during the Korean War. He was of the baptist faith...
Mary Thompson (10/28/04)
Mary Beatrice Mayfield Thompson, 80, daughter of the late Henderson and Hattie Mayfield, was born June 21, 1924, in Calico Rock, Ark. She died Oct. 12, 2004, at her home in Calico Rock. Beatrice was a 1943 graduate of Calico Rock High School. She married Patrick Eugene Thompson Sr. Nov. 26, 1946. To this union two sons were born. She spent her life as a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She retired from the Baxter Lab after 22 years of employment. She was of the Catholic faith...
John Elliott Stoneham (10/28/04)
John Elliott Stoneham, 63, of Batesville, died Oct. 19, 2004, at Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. Born April 18, 1941, at Newburgh, N.Y., he was the son of Laurence John and Alice Marie McCormick Stoneham. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, an electrical engineer for General Electric, a member of the Professional Electrical Engineers Association and was of the Catholic faith...
Lois Ann Choat (10/28/04)
Lois Ann McComas Choat, 56, of Imboden, Ark., formerly of Hardy, died Oct. 15, 204, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. Born Oct. 24, 1947, near Birch Tree, Mo., she was he daughter of Isaac D. Huff and Betty Bryant. She was a licensed practical nurse and worked at different area hospitals during her career and also with home health...
George "Hoon" Vehawn (10/28/04)
George "Hoon" Vehawn was born April 13, 1928, in Lewistown, Mont., and died Oct., 9, 2004 in Springfield, Mo., at his home. He graduated from Fargus High School in April 1946, and immediately joined the U.S. Navy. In 1966, he moved with his family to Thomasville, Mo., from California, after retiring after 21 years of Naval service. ...
Johnny Smith (10/28/04)
The Rev. Johnny Smith, 71, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 22, 2004, at his home. Born March 17, 1933, in Hollow Rock, Tenn., he was the son of Jerry and Hazel Crews Smith. He was a retired minsiter, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of First Baptist Church of Hardy...
Eugene Emil Andres (10/28/04)
Eugene Emil Andres, 79, of Antigo, Wis., was born Feb. 18, 1925, in Antigo the son of Emil Andres and Clara Kloida. He died Oct. 17, 2004, at the Langlade Memorial Hospital in Antigo in LeRoyer Hospice Care. He was married to Geraldine Knolinski May 21, 1947 at St. Hyacinth Catholic Church in Antigo. She died July 24, 1980...
Ray J. Morgan Jr. (10/28/04)
Ray J. Morgan Jr., 76, of South Bend, Ind., died Oct. 18, 2004, at South Bend. Born Oct. 31, 1927, at Batesville, Ark., he was the son of Ray Morgan and Myrtle Ione Christenberry Morgan. He served in the United States Navy during World War II, was a factory worker and a member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in South Bend...
A.L. Hutson (10/28/04)
A.L. Hutson, a high school and college basketball standout who was instrumental in the formation of the Highland School District from the previous Hardy and Ash Flat districts, died Oct. 22, 2004. He was 81. Hutson, a former mayor of Hardy who spent most of his life in school administration, was a varsity basketball player for Arkansas State College in the 1940s...
M. Juanita Hastings (10/28/04)
M. Juanita Hastings, 87, of Sandtown died Oct. 21, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Feb. 11, 1917, at Cushman, she was the daughter of Clyde and Bertha Hester Smith Lesley. She was a homemaker and a member of Pool's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church at Sandtown...
Mathias (Mat) Kallestad (10/28/04)
Mathias (Mat) John Kallestad, 88, who was a resident at Parkside Meadows Retirement Community in St. Charles, Mo., since 2003, died Oct. 15, 2004, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. He was a former resident of Cherokee Village. Born Dec. 11, 1915, in Rodman, Iowa, he was the oldest of six children. ...
Robert E. Bedard (10/28/04)
Robert E. Bedard, 66, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 18, 2004, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat, Ark. He retired from Wal-Mart and had served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is survived by a best friend, Jerry Knopp and his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alcide and Anglinee Bedard...
Duaine Kingston (10/28/04)
Duaine Steven Kingston, of Salem, son of Ruth Ellen (Hails) Kingston and the late Robert Eugene Kingston was born Aug. 27, 1962, in Riverside, Calif. He died Oct. 17, 2004, at Salem at the age of 42 years. Duaine spent his working years as a chef. He was a member of the Spring River Moose Lodge 739 of Salem...
John "Bud" Biby (10/28/04)
John Wayne "Bud" Biby, 61, of Salem, Ark., son of the late William Francis Biby and Clara Bell Hager Biby was born Sept. 25, 1943, in Hornersville, Mo. He died Oct. 19, 2004, at White County Medical Center in Searcy. He was united in marriage to Marjorie Fletcher Aug. 18, 1973, at Saddle, Ark. During his working years, he worked in road construction. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hornersville, Mo...
William "Leon" Young (10/28/04)
William "Leon" Young, of Viola, Ark., was born Oct. 20, 1921, at Monticello, Ark., to Clifton and Vennie Copeland Young. He died Oct. 18, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was 82. He was a sales representative with Nabisco Company for 28 years. He was a World War II Army veteran...
Clifford Stewart (10/28/04)
Clifford Stewart, 75, died Oct. 20, 2004, in Midway Medical Clinic at Highland, Ark. Born in Harlan, Ky., he was the son of Conrad and Buelah Martin Stewart. He worked as a paper salesman for the graphic arts industry before retiring to Cherokee Village. He was a member of Cherokee Village First Baptist Church, Omaha Health and Fitness Center, Cherokee Village Men's Golf Association and Bowling League...
Lora May Owens (10/28/04)
Lora May Owens , 94, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Henry "Frank" Hall and Ada Belle Bishop Hall, was born Feb. 5, 1910, in Heart, Ark. She died Oct. 20, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. She was united in marriage to Clarence Albert Owens Aug. 12, 1930, in French Town, Ark. to this union two children were born. She was a clerk in various retail establishments for many years. She was a member of Salem Church of Christ...
Emil J. Hilbert (10/28/04)
Emil J. Hilbert, 82, of Cherokee Village, passed away Oct. 18, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Hilbert was born Nov. 28, 1921, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of Karl Hilbert and Theckla (Wehner) Hilbert. He was a Sea Bee in the Navy during World War II...
Donald Govar Powell (10/28/04)
Donald Govar Powell, 66, of Williford died Oct. 21, 2004, at his home. Born in Hardy, he was the son of Robert and Birtha Powell. He was a retired opertaion engineer for pipe line construction, and a member of the Ravenden Masonic Lodge. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law -- Ellen and W.L. ...
Ella S. Dodson (10/28/04)
Ella S. Dodson, 95, of Ash Flat died Oct. 22, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System. Born July 21, 1909, in Ash Grove, Neb., she was the daughter of John Bunger and Lena Marie Bunger. She was a teacher. Survivors include her daughter, Phyllis Dodson Foley of Cherokee Village; and two siters -- Rose Jelken of Hildreth, Neb., and Helena Garits of Kearney, Neb...