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Obituaries from December 2004

Mary Viginia King (12/02/04)
Mary Virginia Morris King, 73, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 26, 2004, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born in Rector (Clay County), Ark. on Dec. 3, 1930, the daughter of Johnny and Gertie Vickers Morris. She was an acitve community leader since moving to Hardy in 1959. She became a member of Timely Club, a General Federated Women's Club and worked tirelessly on projects of service to the people of the Spring River area...
Lawrence Bodenhamer (12/02/04)
Lawrence David Boden-hamer, 92, of the Bonds community was born Aug. 5, 1912, in Sedalia, Mo., and died Nov. 17, 20o4, at the Shady Oakes Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. He was a man of many talents who loved the challenge of life, loved his family, his Missouri Fox Trotters that he trained and showed for many years in Ava, Mo. ...
James B. Snow (12/02/04)
James B. Snow, 77, of Ash Flat, formerly of Memphis, Tenn., died Nov. 21, 2004, at his residence. He was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church, a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II. He was a graduate of the University of Mississippi where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and was a retired pharmacist for Walgreens...
Hoover Herbert (12/02/04)
SMSGT (Ret.) Hoover Heartley Herbert,, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 25, 2004, at his home. Born in Coles Point, Va., he was retired from the United States Air Force after 30 years of service and worked for civil service for 10 more years...
Roy M. Baumann (12/02/04)
Roy M. Baumann, son of the late Roger Mills and Leaoma Chloe Hamilton Baumann, was born May 10, 1921, in Dallas, Texas. He departed this life on Nov. 24, 2004, near Mt. Pleasant at the age of 83 years. He was united in marriage to Mary Jane Brons on Sept. 16, 1944, in Seattle, Wash. To this union two sons were born...
Paul Cooper Ward (12/02/04)
Paul Cooper Ward,. 83, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Feb. 27, 1921, and died Nov. 19, 2004, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Sue of Mammoth Spring; two daughters -- Ruby Murphy of Fenton, Mo., and Linda Anderson of Lowell, Ark.; three sons -- Bobby Ward of Mammoth Spring, Roy Ward of Fayetteville, Ark. ...
Tommie Perkey (12/02/04)
Tommie Perkey, 81, of Cave City, died Nov. 24, 2004, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Sept. 4, 1923, at Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Stephens Goodman. She was a homemaker, wife and mother and a member of Cave City Church of Christ...
Theda Mae Cornish (12/02/04)
Theda Mae Cornish, 66, of Batesville, died Nov. 28, 2004, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born July 2, 1938, at Batesville to William Everett and Effie Annamary (Haigwood) Barnett. She was a homemaker and a member of the Faith Tabernacle Church of Christ...
John McClannahan Jr. (12/02/04)
John Robert "Big Mac" McClannahan Jr., son of the late John Robert and Adelaide Wilson McClannahan, was born in Pittsburg, Pa., on Aug. 27, 1949. He was united in marriage to Nancy Gorecke in Las Vegas, Nev. Feb. 19, 1999. He departed this life in Calico Rock, Ark., Nov. 22, 2004, at the age of 55 years, two months and 26 days...
William Sitzman (12/02/04)
William John Sitzman, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born Aug. 21, 1920, to William and Rose (Loscheider) Seitzman in Buckman, Minn., and departed this life Nov. 23, 2004, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 84. He was united in marriage to the late Thelma Viola Saker on Sept. 17, 1958, in Iowa...
Charles Cheatham (12/02/04)
Charles Edward Cheatham, 83, of Melbourne, died Nov. 25, 2004, at his home in Melbourne. He was born Jan. 9, 1921, to Robert Thomas Edmond and Sarah (Sadie) Forest Chatham at Knob Creek. He was a member of the Belview Baptist Church where he was a deacon and a Sunday School teacher for many years. He served as treasurer of the Rocky Bayou Baptist Association for 24 years. He taught school for two years at Knob Creek and Jumbo...
Berenice Marie Simich (12/28/04)
Berenice Marie Simich, 81, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 22, 2004, at her home. Born Jan. 9, 1923, in St. Paul, Minn., she was the daughter of Leo and Lydia Eng Thiry. She worked many years before retiring as an executive secretary for 3M Company in St. Paul. She moved with her husband, Zika, to Cherokee Village, 17 years ago from. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village and loved square dancing and bowling...
James C. Bates (12/28/04)
James C. Bates, 56, of Hardy, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2004, at his residence. Born June 2, 1948, in Little Rock, Ark., he was the son of Sherman and Merlene Actkinson Bates. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving from 1967 until 1971. He served on the Coral Sea...
Billy Mearle Head (12/28/04)
Billy Mearle Head, 45, of Rogers, Ark., died Dec. 9, 2004, near Garfield. Born April 12, 1959, in Jacksonville, Fla., he was the son of Edward Head and LaVonne Weisbrod Head. He owned and operated Best Brake and Muffler Inc. in Rogers. He had previously served as a firefighter and EMT for the Beaver Lake Fire Department. He enjoyed spending time with his family, working, traveling and hunting and his love for God...
Cathy Lee Miller (12/28/04)
Cathy Lee Miller, 46, of East Prairie, Mo., formerly of Melbourne, Ark., died Dec. 23, 2004, at Missouri Delta Hospital in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Sept. 24, 1958, at Robstown, Texas, to Johnnie August and Virgie Lee Nichols Baca. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Arilla Turner (12/28/04)
Arilla Turner, 79 of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Ash Flat, daughter of the late Cecil Bell and Gladys Williams Bell, was born March 20, 1925, in Wiseman, Ark. She died Dec. 24, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany, Miss. She married Kenneth Turner in 1946. She was employed as a nurse in the Ash Flat Clinic for 25 years. She was a lifelong member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
George Jenkins (12/28/04)
George Jenkins, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2004, in a automobile accident. He was born at Highland, Ark. Survivors include a son, Paul Jenkins of Gainesville, Mo., and two daughers -- Ann Anderson of Rochelle, Ill., and Debbie Ingram of Monument, Colo...
Thomas Lee Ray Sr. (12/28/04)
Thomas Lee Ray Sr., 60, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 22, 2004, at his residence. He was born at Lepanto, Ark., and was employed during his working years as painter. Survivors include his wife, Janice Elaine Garner Ray of Cherokee Village; two daughters -- Tonya Marie Ray of Little Rock and Heather Ren'ee Davis of Bismark, Ark.; three sons -- Thomas Lee Ray Jr. of Kokomo, Ind., William Lee Ray of Subuta, Miss., and Joshua Keith Ray of Cherokee Village...
Kayin Marie Heidy (12/28/04)
Kayin Marie Heidy, 59, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 18, 2004, at her home. Born May 26, 1945, in Tacoma, Wash., she was the daughter of Everett Quinliven and Marcella Pass Quinliven. She was married to Neal Heidy. She was employed at the Dollar General Store as a manager...
Johnny Mack Alligood (12/28/04)
Johnny Mack Alligood, 77, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Coy I. Alligood and Leota Fraiser Alligood, was born Sept. 28, 1927, in Carthage, Miss. He died Dec. 21, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was united in marriage to Mary Sigrest on Aug. 6, 1947, in Picayune, Miss. To this union six children were born...
Wyona J. Shade (12/28/04)
Wyona J. Shade, 78, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 22, 2004, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was born at Newark, Ohio and was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Danene Shade Iliff of Cherokee Village. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Marie and Andrew Baker...
Blanche Taylor (12/28/04)
Blanche Taylor, 89, of Williford, died Dec. 26, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 22, 1915, in Trumann, Ark., she was the daughter of John and Dora Fraley Petty. She married Herchel Comptents Taylor in 1932 in Grubbs, Ark. He preceded her in death Jan. 9, 1986. She was a homemaker...
David E. "Dick" Harris (12/28/04)
David E. "Dick" Harris, 82, of Highland, died Dec. 25, 2004. He was born Nov. 21, 1922, in Salem, Ark., to Guy O. and Mae Morrow Harris. Upon graduation from Salem High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served as a radarman on the USS Prince William during World War II...
Loyd Pounders (12/28/04)
Loyd Edward Pounders, 74, was born the son of the late Floyd Pounders and Lenize Crawford Pounders April 29, 1930, in Jacksonville, Texas, and died Dec. 26, 2004, in Thayer, Mo. He was united in marriage April 3, 1995, in Houston, Mo., to Bertha Imogene Jeffries...
Herbert C. Nicholson (12/16/04)
Herbert C. Nicholson, 95, of Ash Flat died Dec. 5, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. Born June 22, 1909, at Ash Flat, he was the son of William Christopher and Martha Minerva Rogers Nicholson. He was a farmer and a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Betty Christine Curbow (12/16/04)
Betty Christine Curbow, 40, of Nixa, Mo., died Dec. 1, 2004. Born May 1, 1964, in Cabool, Mo., she was the daughter of James and Betty Phipps. In 1988 she and Raymond L. Curbow Jr. were united in marriage. She had been a Christian for many years and was a certified nurse assistant...
Odell Moyer (12/16/04)
Odell Moyer, 80, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died at her home Dec. 10, 2004. Born Jan. 22, 1924, in Hondo, Texas, she was the daughter of George Ashby and Cora Ethel Caulk Garrett. She was united in marriage Dec. 26, 1945, in San Antonio, Texas, to Earl William Moyer, who preceded her in death Sept. 27, 1980. She was a homemaker and a member of United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village...
Richard L. Hodge (12/16/04)
Richard L. Hodge, 53, of Viola, son of John Hodge and Joyce White Hodge Chasse, was born May 8, 1951, in Winchester, Mass. He died Dec. 2, 2004, at his home in rural Viola. He was united in marriage to Bonnie Macaulay May 22, 1971, in Tewksbury, Mass...
Faye Louise Werft (12/16/04)
Faye Louise Werft, 89, died Dec. 9, 2004, at Rosewood Care Cener in Alton. Born July 30, 1915, in Princeton, W.Va., she was the daughter of Charles W. and Josephine R. bonham Turner. She married Chester C. Werft June 8, 1945, and he preceded her in death on March 24, 1997...
W. A. Harris (12/16/04)
W. A. Harris, 71, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Otis and Vernia Campbell Harris was born June 15, 1933 in Elizabeth, Ark. He died Dec. 11, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He married Vanita Smith July 15, 1954, at Elizabeth, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Audrey Mae Hyslip (12/16/04)
Audrey May Hyslip, 92, of Poughkeepsie, died Dec. 11, 2004 at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. Born Aug. 11, 1912, near Poughkeepsie, Ark., to Emmett and Maggie Huckabee Morgan. She was a homemaker and a member of Bettis Town Church of Christ...
Margaret Iris Reul (12/16/04)
Margaret Iris Reul, 82, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Dec. 7, 2004, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Arrangements are pending but a memorial service will be held at St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Billy A. Crenshaw (12/16/04)
Billy A. Crenshaw, 78, died Nov. 27, 2004 in his home after a long illness. He was born April 18, 1926, in Couch, Mo., the son of Joseph and Maude (Nee: Holman) Crenshaw. On June 11, 1960, Billy was united in marriage to Bernice Andekian in Waukegan, Ill...
Bryan Jennings (12/16/04)
Bryan Marshall Jennings, 84, of Calico Rock died Dec. 8, 2004, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County in Calico Rock. Born Dec. 19, 1919, he was the son Aaron Pinkney and Fanny Blanche Hankins Jennings. He graduated from Calico Rock High School in 1939 and later attended College of the Ozarks in Clarksville. ...
Oba A. "JR" Garrison (12/16/04)
Oba a. "JR" Garrison, 75, of Myrtle, Mo., was born Feb. 17, 1929, in Myrtle, Mo., and died Dec. 8, 2004, at the home of his sister in Myrtle. Survivors include four sons -- Larry of Moberly, Mo., Gary of lake LoTawana, Mo., Terry of Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Michael of Brinkley, Ark.; four sisters -- Joyce Taylor of Myrtle, Mo., Geneva Bears of Morrisville, Mo., Mary Hosseltown of Clay City, Ill., Martha Watts of Kansas City, Mo.; a brother, Vern W. ...
Lois Bramblett Twilley (12/16/04)
Lois Bramblett Spence Twilley, 94, of Mt. Pleasant died Dec. 6, 2004 at Batesville. Born June 10, 1910, at Mt. Pleasant, she was the daughter of Thomas M. and Lilla Shaver Bramblett. She was a homemaker and a member of the Guion Church of Christ. Survivors include a son, William Robert Spence and his wife, Doris, of Mt. ...
Eula A. Blankenship (12/16/04)
Eula A. Blankenship, 79, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 14, 1925, in Thomasville, Mo., and died Dec. 6, 2004, at the Ozarks Medical Center. Survivors include her husband, Glen O. Blankenship of the home; three children -- Glen Elmer Blankenship of St. Louis, Mo., Gloria Harris and husband, Daniel of Thomasville, Mo., and Stacey Blankenship and wife, Rachel, of Wilton, Calif.; four brothers - Howard, Jimmy, Guy and Dean Crites; a sister, Lucille; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren...
Cecil Laverne Woods (12/09/04)
Cecil Laverne Woods, 67, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Nov. 29, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village, Ark. He was born in Highland, Ark., the son of Otto Hoyt Woods and Dorothy Woods. He was employed in construction; was the former owner of Sharp County Paving Company...
Rodney Dale Risner (12/09/04)
Funeral services for Rodney Dale Risner, 38, of thayer, Mo., were Dec. 6, 2004, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Rev. Daryl Johnston officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. He was the son of Gary D. Risner and Kathy M. Clark Thomas and was born on Dec. 13, 1965, in West Plains, Mo. He died Dec. 4, 2004, in West Plains...
Rosemary Piraino (12/09/04)
Rosemary Piraino was born the daughter of the late Bert Wilson and Alice Burk Wilson on Jan. 5, 1933 in Marrion, Ill., and died Nov. 28, 2004, at her home in Koshkonong, Mo. at the age of 71 years. She was united in marriage in California to John Piraino...
Cecile Childers (12/09/04)
Cecile Childers, 82, of Thayer, Mo., was born May 5, 1922, in Alton, and passed away Nov. 11, 2004, at her home. She helped her husband, Raymond on the family farm and also ran a general store in Koshkonong for 26 years. She was a Christian and was of the Methodist faith...
Amy F. Stroud (12/09/04)
Amy F. Stroud, 91, of Mount Pleasant, Ark., died Dec. 1, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 8, 1913, at Cushman, she was the daughter of Clarence Warden and Minnie Francis Satterwhite Garrison. She was a retired licensed practical nurse, having worked in Pittsburgh, Kan., and was a member of the Providence Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant...
Dorice Iva Deckard (12/09/04)
Dorice Iva Deckard, 69, of Alton, Mo., died Nov. 24, 2004, in Alton. She was born May 27, 1935, in Ravenden, Ark., the daughter of the late Authur Ehrhardt and Vernie James Ehrhardt.She was united in marriage Dec. 15, 1956, in Hernando, Miss., to Otto Deckard.She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister and was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church. ...
Harold Obermayer (12/09/04)
Harold W. Obermayer, 90, long time resident of Cherokee Village, died in Lenexa, Kan., Nov. 7, 2004. Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Helen; three sons; seven granddaughters; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was born and raised in Chicago where he worked as a typesetter until he and Helen moved to Cherokee Village in 1978...
Mickey Lee Pitchford (12/09/04)
Mickey Lee Pitchford, 56, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of Bernice Henslee Pitchford and the late Wesley Herman Pitchford was born Jan. 12, 1948, at Dyess, Ark. He died Nov. 28, 2004, at Batesville, Ark. He spent his years as a loving son and brother. He was of the Baptist faith...
Hazel Shelton (12/09/04)
Hazel Shelton, 82, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 26, 1922, in Shannon County, Mo., and died Nov. 25, 2004, at her home. She was a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Survivors include six children -- Leroy "Pete" Shelton and wife, Donna, of Pueblo, Colo, Melba Walker and husband, Johnny, of West Plains, Mo., Jerry Shelton and wife, Connie, of West Plains, Mo., Janet Miller and husband, Jack, of Thomasville, Mo., Brenda Murphy and husband, Galeon, of Alton, Mo.; Roger Shelton and wife, Becky, of Thomasville, Mo.; 13 grandchildren -- Trudy Gamblin, Shawn West, Leigh Ann Shelton, Melissa Murphy Dill, Pamela Miller Crews, Jamie Shelton, David Miller, Jeff Shelton, Scott Shelton, Jared Shelton, Rebecka Shelton Walters, Melanie Shelton Ordahl and Lee Shelton; a brother, Hubert Conway and wife, Nellie, of Mountain View, Ark.; and 12 great-grandchildren.. ...
Mary Evelyn Webb (12/09/04)
Mary Evelyn Webb, 83, of Thayer, Mo., daughter of the late Newt and Bertha Whiteside Wiggs was born May 21, 1921, at Thayer, Mo. She died in her home Nov. 26, 2004. She was united in marriage June 18, 1940, to Bill Carl Ray Coats who preceded her in death May 10, 1945...
William Enos Love (12/09/04)
William Enos Love, 91, son of Rev. Andy Luther and Mittie Anne Rush Love, was born Sept. 5, 1913, at Evening Shade, Ark. He died Dec. 1, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He was married to Mona Soward on Dec. 5, 1937, at Ash Flat, Ark. He spent his working years as a husband and an assembler for Singer Sewing Machine in Armona, Calif., from which he retired. He loved to swap and trade knives. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Armona, Calif...
Clara May Chadwick (12/09/04)
Clara May Chadwick, 86, of Thayer, formerly of Cherokee Village, passed away Nov. 28, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. She was born July 5, 1918, in Witts Springs, Ark., the daughter of Leeander and Gertrude Starbuck Taylor. She was a foster mother for many years, as well as a homemaker...
Woodrow McCord (12/09/04)
Woodrow Wilson McCord, 92, of Evening Shade died Dec. 4, 2004, at his home. Born Aug. 19, 1912, at Myron, Ark., he was the son of Houston and Sarah Ellis McCord. He retired in 1984, after 35 years of employment with the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service. He was a member of the new Evening Shade Masonic Lodge 744 where he attained the degree of Master Mason and received his fifty-year membership pin. He was of the Baptist faith...
Robert "Bob" Smith (12/09/04)
Robert "Bob" Smith, was born the son of Imogene Langley Peace, on Nov. 1, 1951, in Thayer, Mo., and died Nov. 28, 2004, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 53 years. He was united in marriage July 27, 1969, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Sheila McGhee. He worked for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for many years...
Christopher A. Henry (12/09/04)
Christopher A. Henry, 20, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 26, 2004, at his home in Cherokee Village. Born April 17, 1984, in Salem, Ark., he was the son of Garette R. Moyer and Fern Irene Nanette Henry Moyer. He graduated from Highland High School in 2002...
Corp. Jason Clairday (12/27/04)
Corp. Jason Scot Clairday, 21, of Salem, Ark., son of Virgil Logan Clairday Jr. and Nancy Jay Spinelli Clairday McWilliams, was born May 23, 1983, in Garden Grove, Calif. He was killed in action Dec. 12, 2004, in Fallujah, Iraq. He was a 2001 graduate of Salem High School where he excelled in sports. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of Salem First Baptist Church where he sang in the youth choir...
Dow Franklin Williams (12/27/04)
Dow Franklin Williams, 73, of Alton, Mo., was born July 25, 1931, and died Dec. 7, 2004, at his home. He was united in marriage to Jewell Feb. 28, 1952 and was a member of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Jewell Smith-Williams of the home; two daughters -- Janice and husband, Bill Williams of Alton, and Rita and husband, Bill, Hurtado of Alton; two sons -- Donnie and wife, Thelma Williams of Alton and Tommy and Terri Williams of Alton; six grandchildren -- Mekeia and Cora Hurtado, Joshua and Dustin Williams, Marshall and Nicholas Williams; one sister, Fern Marshall and a brother, Doyle Williams.. ...
Lonnis Noel Pingleton (12/27/04)
Lonnis Noel Pingleton, 78, son of the late Albert Pingleton and Bessie Cox Pingleton was born Nov. 22, 1926, in Thayer and died Dec. 15, 2004, in Thayer. He was united in marriage Sept. 6, 1947, in Salem, to Ila Langle. He worked for Tindle Feed in Thayer, until he retired at the age of 70. He was a member of the United Pentecost Church in Thayer and was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be sadly missed...
James Lee Atwell (12/27/04)
James Lee Atwell, 70, son of the late Nolan Austin and Claudia Bea Russell Atwell was born Nov. 8, 1934, at Clovis, N.M. He died Dec. 12, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He married Lynettie Blanch Lary Feb. 5, 1960, at Clovis. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and a convenient store manager...
Alta Whiteside Phipps (12/27/04)
Alta O. Whiteside Phipps, daughter of the late Hayes F. Whiteside and Nancy Emily Worel Whiteside, was born Nov. 18, 1913, in Oregon County, Missouri. She died Dec. 17, 2004, at the home of her daughter in Thayer, Mo. She was united in marriage in Aug. of 1929 to Lester Sloan and to this union two daughters were born. He preceded her in death March 23, 1935...
Kenneth J. Hollett (12/27/04)
Kenneth J. Hollett, 81, former resident of Hardy and Cherokee Village, Ark., for many years, died Dec. 5, 2004, in Biloxi Miss. After serving in the Army during World War II he received his master's degree in architecture/planning from Stanford, University retiring from his chosen profession in 1987...
Kayin Maria Heidy (12/27/04)
Kayin Maria Heidy, 59, of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born May 26, 1945, in Tacoma, Wash. She died Dec. 18 at her home in Cherokee Village. She was employed as a Dollar General Store Manager during her working years. Survivors include her husband, neal Heidy of Cherokee village...
John Coddington (12/27/04)
John Arthur Coddington died Dec. 13, 2004, at Community Medical Center of Izard County in Calico Rock, Ark. He was born Sept. 14, 1911, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Arthur and Catherine Worden Coddington. During his working years he was a manager for Marathon Oil Company. John was a 50-year life member of the Masons, member of the Elks, the Moose, Shrine, a member of the United Methodist Church and Choir and Sigma Nu at Purdue University...
Robert G. Rybarczyk (12/27/04)
Robert George Rybarczyk, 60, of Straw-berry, Ark., died Dec. 12, 2004, at Central Arkansas Veterans Health Care System in Little Rock. He was born Sept. 23, 1944, at Chicago, Ill., to George Chester and Anna Teresa Domkoski Rybarczyk. He was a steel worker for LaClede Steel Mills in Alton, Ill., a life member of the DAV Chaper 90 in Edwardsville, Ill., and a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Benld, Ill...
Charles "Herb" Woods (12/27/04)
Charles Herbert "Herb" Woods, 92, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 14, 1912, near his home place in Oregon County, Mo., and died Dec. 13, 2004, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He accepted the Lord at a revival at Many Springs Baptist church at the age of 38 and was baptized at Riverton in the Eleven Point River...
Thurman Wrenfrow (12/27/04)
Thurman Jessie Wrenfrow, 69, was born Nov. 28, 1935, in Myrtle, Mo., the son of the late John W. Wrenfrow and Samantha May Garrison Wrenfrow in Myrtle, Mo., He died Dec. 8, 2004, in Couch, Mo. He was united in marriage Dec. 24, 1955, in Myrtle, Mo., to Betty Brewer...
Venita Irene Worsham (12/27/04)
Venita Irene Worsham, 84, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Henry and Edith Farra Landers, was born July 9, 1920, in Salem, Ark. She died Dec. 14, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She married Tollie Raybob Worsham Sept. 14, 1940, at Alton, Mo. To this union five children were born...
Adaline Childers (12/27/04)
Adaline Childers, 87, of Thayer, Mo., was born Sept. 26, 1917, in Coffeyville, Kan., and died Dec. 6, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center. Survivors include two sons -- Leroy Childers of Mammoth Spring, Ark., and James Childers of Fla; and numerous other relatives and friends...
John McClannahan Jr. (12/02/04)
John Robert "Big Mac" McClannahan Jr., son of the late John Robert and Adelaide Wilson McClannahan, was born in Pittsburg, Pa., on Aug. 27, 1949. He was united in marriage to Nancy Gorecke in Las Vegas, Nev. Feb. 19, 1999. He departed this life in Calico Rock, Ark., Nov. 22, 2004, at the age of 55 years, two months and 26 days...
Theda Mae Cornish (12/02/04)
Theda Mae Cornish, 66, of Batesville, died Nov. 28, 2004, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born July 2, 1938, at Batesville to William Everett and Effie Annamary (Haigwood) Barnett. She was a homemaker and a member of the Faith Tabernacle Church of Christ...
Tommie Perkey (12/02/04)
Tommie Perkey, 81, of Cave City, died Nov. 24, 2004, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Sept. 4, 1923, at Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Stephens Goodman. She was a homemaker, wife and mother and a member of Cave City Church of Christ...
Paul Cooper Ward (12/02/04)
Paul Cooper Ward,. 83, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Feb. 27, 1921, and died Nov. 19, 2004, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Sue of Mammoth Spring; two daughters -- Ruby Murphy of Fenton, Mo., and Linda Anderson of Lowell, Ark.; three sons -- Bobby Ward of Mammoth Spring, Roy Ward of Fayetteville, Ark. ...
Roy M. Baumann (12/02/04)
Roy M. Baumann, son of the late Roger Mills and Leaoma Chloe Hamilton Baumann, was born May 10, 1921, in Dallas, Texas. He departed this life on Nov. 24, 2004, near Mt. Pleasant at the age of 83 years. He was united in marriage to Mary Jane Brons on Sept. 16, 1944, in Seattle, Wash. To this union two sons were born...
Hoover Herbert (12/02/04)
SMSGT (Ret.) Hoover Heartley Herbert,, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 25, 2004, at his home. Born in Coles Point, Va., he was retired from the United States Air Force after 30 years of service and worked for civil service for 10 more years...
James B. Snow (12/02/04)
James B. Snow, 77, of Ash Flat, formerly of Memphis, Tenn., died Nov. 21, 2004, at his residence. He was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church, a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II. He was a graduate of the University of Mississippi where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and was a retired pharmacist for Walgreens...
Lawrence Bodenhamer (12/02/04)
Lawrence David Boden-hamer, 92, of the Bonds community was born Aug. 5, 1912, in Sedalia, Mo., and died Nov. 17, 20o4, at the Shady Oakes Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. He was a man of many talents who loved the challenge of life, loved his family, his Missouri Fox Trotters that he trained and showed for many years in Ava, Mo. ...
Charles Cheatham (12/02/04)
Charles Edward Cheatham, 83, of Melbourne, died Nov. 25, 2004, at his home in Melbourne. He was born Jan. 9, 1921, to Robert Thomas Edmond and Sarah (Sadie) Forest Chatham at Knob Creek. He was a member of the Belview Baptist Church where he was a deacon and a Sunday School teacher for many years. He served as treasurer of the Rocky Bayou Baptist Association for 24 years. He taught school for two years at Knob Creek and Jumbo...
William Sitzman (12/02/04)
William John Sitzman, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born Aug. 21, 1920, to William and Rose (Loscheider) Seitzman in Buckman, Minn., and departed this life Nov. 23, 2004, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 84. He was united in marriage to the late Thelma Viola Saker on Sept. 17, 1958, in Iowa...
Mary Viginia King (12/02/04)
Mary Virginia Morris King, 73, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 26, 2004, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born in Rector (Clay County), Ark. on Dec. 3, 1930, the daughter of Johnny and Gertie Vickers Morris. She was an acitve community leader since moving to Hardy in 1959. She became a member of Timely Club, a General Federated Women's Club and worked tirelessly on projects of service to the people of the Spring River area...
George Jenkins (12/28/04)
George Jenkins, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2004, in a automobile accident. He was born at Highland, Ark. Survivors include a son, Paul Jenkins of Gainesville, Mo., and two daughers -- Ann Anderson of Rochelle, Ill., and Debbie Ingram of Monument, Colo...
Billy Mearle Head (12/28/04)
Billy Mearle Head, 45, of Rogers, Ark., died Dec. 9, 2004, near Garfield. Born April 12, 1959, in Jacksonville, Fla., he was the son of Edward Head and LaVonne Weisbrod Head. He owned and operated Best Brake and Muffler Inc. in Rogers. He had previously served as a firefighter and EMT for the Beaver Lake Fire Department. He enjoyed spending time with his family, working, traveling and hunting and his love for God...
Johnny Mack Alligood (12/28/04)
Johnny Mack Alligood, 77, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Coy I. Alligood and Leota Fraiser Alligood, was born Sept. 28, 1927, in Carthage, Miss. He died Dec. 21, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was united in marriage to Mary Sigrest on Aug. 6, 1947, in Picayune, Miss. To this union six children were born...
Cathy Lee Miller (12/28/04)
Cathy Lee Miller, 46, of East Prairie, Mo., formerly of Melbourne, Ark., died Dec. 23, 2004, at Missouri Delta Hospital in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Sept. 24, 1958, at Robstown, Texas, to Johnnie August and Virgie Lee Nichols Baca. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Berenice Marie Simich (12/28/04)
Berenice Marie Simich, 81, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 22, 2004, at her home. Born Jan. 9, 1923, in St. Paul, Minn., she was the daughter of Leo and Lydia Eng Thiry. She worked many years before retiring as an executive secretary for 3M Company in St. Paul. She moved with her husband, Zika, to Cherokee Village, 17 years ago from. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village and loved square dancing and bowling...
Thomas Lee Ray Sr. (12/28/04)
Thomas Lee Ray Sr., 60, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 22, 2004, at his residence. He was born at Lepanto, Ark., and was employed during his working years as painter. Survivors include his wife, Janice Elaine Garner Ray of Cherokee Village; two daughters -- Tonya Marie Ray of Little Rock and Heather Ren'ee Davis of Bismark, Ark.; three sons -- Thomas Lee Ray Jr. of Kokomo, Ind., William Lee Ray of Subuta, Miss., and Joshua Keith Ray of Cherokee Village...
Arilla Turner (12/28/04)
Arilla Turner, 79 of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Ash Flat, daughter of the late Cecil Bell and Gladys Williams Bell, was born March 20, 1925, in Wiseman, Ark. She died Dec. 24, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany, Miss. She married Kenneth Turner in 1946. She was employed as a nurse in the Ash Flat Clinic for 25 years. She was a lifelong member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
James C. Bates (12/28/04)
James C. Bates, 56, of Hardy, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2004, at his residence. Born June 2, 1948, in Little Rock, Ark., he was the son of Sherman and Merlene Actkinson Bates. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving from 1967 until 1971. He served on the Coral Sea...
Kayin Marie Heidy (12/28/04)
Kayin Marie Heidy, 59, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 18, 2004, at her home. Born May 26, 1945, in Tacoma, Wash., she was the daughter of Everett Quinliven and Marcella Pass Quinliven. She was married to Neal Heidy. She was employed at the Dollar General Store as a manager...
David E. "Dick" Harris (12/28/04)
David E. "Dick" Harris, 82, of Highland, died Dec. 25, 2004. He was born Nov. 21, 1922, in Salem, Ark., to Guy O. and Mae Morrow Harris. Upon graduation from Salem High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served as a radarman on the USS Prince William during World War II...
Blanche Taylor (12/28/04)
Blanche Taylor, 89, of Williford, died Dec. 26, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 22, 1915, in Trumann, Ark., she was the daughter of John and Dora Fraley Petty. She married Herchel Comptents Taylor in 1932 in Grubbs, Ark. He preceded her in death Jan. 9, 1986. She was a homemaker...
Wyona J. Shade (12/28/04)
Wyona J. Shade, 78, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 22, 2004, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was born at Newark, Ohio and was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Danene Shade Iliff of Cherokee Village. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Marie and Andrew Baker...
Loyd Pounders (12/28/04)
Loyd Edward Pounders, 74, was born the son of the late Floyd Pounders and Lenize Crawford Pounders April 29, 1930, in Jacksonville, Texas, and died Dec. 26, 2004, in Thayer, Mo. He was united in marriage April 3, 1995, in Houston, Mo., to Bertha Imogene Jeffries...
Billy A. Crenshaw (12/16/04)
Billy A. Crenshaw, 78, died Nov. 27, 2004 in his home after a long illness. He was born April 18, 1926, in Couch, Mo., the son of Joseph and Maude (Nee: Holman) Crenshaw. On June 11, 1960, Billy was united in marriage to Bernice Andekian in Waukegan, Ill...
Oba A. "JR" Garrison (12/16/04)
Oba a. "JR" Garrison, 75, of Myrtle, Mo., was born Feb. 17, 1929, in Myrtle, Mo., and died Dec. 8, 2004, at the home of his sister in Myrtle. Survivors include four sons -- Larry of Moberly, Mo., Gary of lake LoTawana, Mo., Terry of Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Michael of Brinkley, Ark.; four sisters -- Joyce Taylor of Myrtle, Mo., Geneva Bears of Morrisville, Mo., Mary Hosseltown of Clay City, Ill., Martha Watts of Kansas City, Mo.; a brother, Vern W. ...
Eula A. Blankenship (12/16/04)
Eula A. Blankenship, 79, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 14, 1925, in Thomasville, Mo., and died Dec. 6, 2004, at the Ozarks Medical Center. Survivors include her husband, Glen O. Blankenship of the home; three children -- Glen Elmer Blankenship of St. Louis, Mo., Gloria Harris and husband, Daniel of Thomasville, Mo., and Stacey Blankenship and wife, Rachel, of Wilton, Calif.; four brothers - Howard, Jimmy, Guy and Dean Crites; a sister, Lucille; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren...
Lois Bramblett Twilley (12/16/04)
Lois Bramblett Spence Twilley, 94, of Mt. Pleasant died Dec. 6, 2004 at Batesville. Born June 10, 1910, at Mt. Pleasant, she was the daughter of Thomas M. and Lilla Shaver Bramblett. She was a homemaker and a member of the Guion Church of Christ. Survivors include a son, William Robert Spence and his wife, Doris, of Mt. ...
Bryan Jennings (12/16/04)
Bryan Marshall Jennings, 84, of Calico Rock died Dec. 8, 2004, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County in Calico Rock. Born Dec. 19, 1919, he was the son Aaron Pinkney and Fanny Blanche Hankins Jennings. He graduated from Calico Rock High School in 1939 and later attended College of the Ozarks in Clarksville. ...
Richard L. Hodge (12/16/04)
Richard L. Hodge, 53, of Viola, son of John Hodge and Joyce White Hodge Chasse, was born May 8, 1951, in Winchester, Mass. He died Dec. 2, 2004, at his home in rural Viola. He was united in marriage to Bonnie Macaulay May 22, 1971, in Tewksbury, Mass...
Faye Louise Werft (12/16/04)
Faye Louise Werft, 89, died Dec. 9, 2004, at Rosewood Care Cener in Alton. Born July 30, 1915, in Princeton, W.Va., she was the daughter of Charles W. and Josephine R. bonham Turner. She married Chester C. Werft June 8, 1945, and he preceded her in death on March 24, 1997...
W. A. Harris (12/16/04)
W. A. Harris, 71, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Otis and Vernia Campbell Harris was born June 15, 1933 in Elizabeth, Ark. He died Dec. 11, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He married Vanita Smith July 15, 1954, at Elizabeth, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Audrey Mae Hyslip (12/16/04)
Audrey May Hyslip, 92, of Poughkeepsie, died Dec. 11, 2004 at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. Born Aug. 11, 1912, near Poughkeepsie, Ark., to Emmett and Maggie Huckabee Morgan. She was a homemaker and a member of Bettis Town Church of Christ...
Herbert C. Nicholson (12/16/04)
Herbert C. Nicholson, 95, of Ash Flat died Dec. 5, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. Born June 22, 1909, at Ash Flat, he was the son of William Christopher and Martha Minerva Rogers Nicholson. He was a farmer and a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Betty Christine Curbow (12/16/04)
Betty Christine Curbow, 40, of Nixa, Mo., died Dec. 1, 2004. Born May 1, 1964, in Cabool, Mo., she was the daughter of James and Betty Phipps. In 1988 she and Raymond L. Curbow Jr. were united in marriage. She had been a Christian for many years and was a certified nurse assistant...
Odell Moyer (12/16/04)
Odell Moyer, 80, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died at her home Dec. 10, 2004. Born Jan. 22, 1924, in Hondo, Texas, she was the daughter of George Ashby and Cora Ethel Caulk Garrett. She was united in marriage Dec. 26, 1945, in San Antonio, Texas, to Earl William Moyer, who preceded her in death Sept. 27, 1980. She was a homemaker and a member of United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village...
Margaret Iris Reul (12/16/04)
Margaret Iris Reul, 82, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Dec. 7, 2004, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Arrangements are pending but a memorial service will be held at St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Hazel Shelton (12/09/04)
Hazel Shelton, 82, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 26, 1922, in Shannon County, Mo., and died Nov. 25, 2004, at her home. She was a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Survivors include six children -- Leroy "Pete" Shelton and wife, Donna, of Pueblo, Colo, Melba Walker and husband, Johnny, of West Plains, Mo., Jerry Shelton and wife, Connie, of West Plains, Mo., Janet Miller and husband, Jack, of Thomasville, Mo., Brenda Murphy and husband, Galeon, of Alton, Mo.; Roger Shelton and wife, Becky, of Thomasville, Mo.; 13 grandchildren -- Trudy Gamblin, Shawn West, Leigh Ann Shelton, Melissa Murphy Dill, Pamela Miller Crews, Jamie Shelton, David Miller, Jeff Shelton, Scott Shelton, Jared Shelton, Rebecka Shelton Walters, Melanie Shelton Ordahl and Lee Shelton; a brother, Hubert Conway and wife, Nellie, of Mountain View, Ark.; and 12 great-grandchildren.. ...
Cecil Laverne Woods (12/09/04)
Cecil Laverne Woods, 67, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Nov. 29, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village, Ark. He was born in Highland, Ark., the son of Otto Hoyt Woods and Dorothy Woods. He was employed in construction; was the former owner of Sharp County Paving Company...
Rodney Dale Risner (12/09/04)
Funeral services for Rodney Dale Risner, 38, of thayer, Mo., were Dec. 6, 2004, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Rev. Daryl Johnston officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. He was the son of Gary D. Risner and Kathy M. Clark Thomas and was born on Dec. 13, 1965, in West Plains, Mo. He died Dec. 4, 2004, in West Plains...
Rosemary Piraino (12/09/04)
Rosemary Piraino was born the daughter of the late Bert Wilson and Alice Burk Wilson on Jan. 5, 1933 in Marrion, Ill., and died Nov. 28, 2004, at her home in Koshkonong, Mo. at the age of 71 years. She was united in marriage in California to John Piraino...
Cecile Childers (12/09/04)
Cecile Childers, 82, of Thayer, Mo., was born May 5, 1922, in Alton, and passed away Nov. 11, 2004, at her home. She helped her husband, Raymond on the family farm and also ran a general store in Koshkonong for 26 years. She was a Christian and was of the Methodist faith...
Mickey Lee Pitchford (12/09/04)
Mickey Lee Pitchford, 56, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of Bernice Henslee Pitchford and the late Wesley Herman Pitchford was born Jan. 12, 1948, at Dyess, Ark. He died Nov. 28, 2004, at Batesville, Ark. He spent his years as a loving son and brother. He was of the Baptist faith...
William Enos Love (12/09/04)
William Enos Love, 91, son of Rev. Andy Luther and Mittie Anne Rush Love, was born Sept. 5, 1913, at Evening Shade, Ark. He died Dec. 1, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He was married to Mona Soward on Dec. 5, 1937, at Ash Flat, Ark. He spent his working years as a husband and an assembler for Singer Sewing Machine in Armona, Calif., from which he retired. He loved to swap and trade knives. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Armona, Calif...
Woodrow McCord (12/09/04)
Woodrow Wilson McCord, 92, of Evening Shade died Dec. 4, 2004, at his home. Born Aug. 19, 1912, at Myron, Ark., he was the son of Houston and Sarah Ellis McCord. He retired in 1984, after 35 years of employment with the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service. He was a member of the new Evening Shade Masonic Lodge 744 where he attained the degree of Master Mason and received his fifty-year membership pin. He was of the Baptist faith...
Robert "Bob" Smith (12/09/04)
Robert "Bob" Smith, was born the son of Imogene Langley Peace, on Nov. 1, 1951, in Thayer, Mo., and died Nov. 28, 2004, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 53 years. He was united in marriage July 27, 1969, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Sheila McGhee. He worked for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for many years...
Mary Evelyn Webb (12/09/04)
Mary Evelyn Webb, 83, of Thayer, Mo., daughter of the late Newt and Bertha Whiteside Wiggs was born May 21, 1921, at Thayer, Mo. She died in her home Nov. 26, 2004. She was united in marriage June 18, 1940, to Bill Carl Ray Coats who preceded her in death May 10, 1945...
Harold Obermayer (12/09/04)
Harold W. Obermayer, 90, long time resident of Cherokee Village, died in Lenexa, Kan., Nov. 7, 2004. Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Helen; three sons; seven granddaughters; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was born and raised in Chicago where he worked as a typesetter until he and Helen moved to Cherokee Village in 1978...
Dorice Iva Deckard (12/09/04)
Dorice Iva Deckard, 69, of Alton, Mo., died Nov. 24, 2004, in Alton. She was born May 27, 1935, in Ravenden, Ark., the daughter of the late Authur Ehrhardt and Vernie James Ehrhardt.She was united in marriage Dec. 15, 1956, in Hernando, Miss., to Otto Deckard.She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister and was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church. ...
Amy F. Stroud (12/09/04)
Amy F. Stroud, 91, of Mount Pleasant, Ark., died Dec. 1, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 8, 1913, at Cushman, she was the daughter of Clarence Warden and Minnie Francis Satterwhite Garrison. She was a retired licensed practical nurse, having worked in Pittsburgh, Kan., and was a member of the Providence Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant...
Christopher A. Henry (12/09/04)
Christopher A. Henry, 20, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 26, 2004, at his home in Cherokee Village. Born April 17, 1984, in Salem, Ark., he was the son of Garette R. Moyer and Fern Irene Nanette Henry Moyer. He graduated from Highland High School in 2002...
Clara May Chadwick (12/09/04)
Clara May Chadwick, 86, of Thayer, formerly of Cherokee Village, passed away Nov. 28, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. She was born July 5, 1918, in Witts Springs, Ark., the daughter of Leeander and Gertrude Starbuck Taylor. She was a foster mother for many years, as well as a homemaker...
Kenneth J. Hollett (12/27/04)
Kenneth J. Hollett, 81, former resident of Hardy and Cherokee Village, Ark., for many years, died Dec. 5, 2004, in Biloxi Miss. After serving in the Army during World War II he received his master's degree in architecture/planning from Stanford, University retiring from his chosen profession in 1987...
Alta Whiteside Phipps (12/27/04)
Alta O. Whiteside Phipps, daughter of the late Hayes F. Whiteside and Nancy Emily Worel Whiteside, was born Nov. 18, 1913, in Oregon County, Missouri. She died Dec. 17, 2004, at the home of her daughter in Thayer, Mo. She was united in marriage in Aug. of 1929 to Lester Sloan and to this union two daughters were born. He preceded her in death March 23, 1935...
Kayin Maria Heidy (12/27/04)
Kayin Maria Heidy, 59, of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born May 26, 1945, in Tacoma, Wash. She died Dec. 18 at her home in Cherokee Village. She was employed as a Dollar General Store Manager during her working years. Survivors include her husband, neal Heidy of Cherokee village...
Corp. Jason Clairday (12/27/04)
Corp. Jason Scot Clairday, 21, of Salem, Ark., son of Virgil Logan Clairday Jr. and Nancy Jay Spinelli Clairday McWilliams, was born May 23, 1983, in Garden Grove, Calif. He was killed in action Dec. 12, 2004, in Fallujah, Iraq. He was a 2001 graduate of Salem High School where he excelled in sports. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of Salem First Baptist Church where he sang in the youth choir...
Lonnis Noel Pingleton (12/27/04)
Lonnis Noel Pingleton, 78, son of the late Albert Pingleton and Bessie Cox Pingleton was born Nov. 22, 1926, in Thayer and died Dec. 15, 2004, in Thayer. He was united in marriage Sept. 6, 1947, in Salem, to Ila Langle. He worked for Tindle Feed in Thayer, until he retired at the age of 70. He was a member of the United Pentecost Church in Thayer and was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be sadly missed...
James Lee Atwell (12/27/04)
James Lee Atwell, 70, son of the late Nolan Austin and Claudia Bea Russell Atwell was born Nov. 8, 1934, at Clovis, N.M. He died Dec. 12, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He married Lynettie Blanch Lary Feb. 5, 1960, at Clovis. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and a convenient store manager...
Robert G. Rybarczyk (12/27/04)
Robert George Rybarczyk, 60, of Straw-berry, Ark., died Dec. 12, 2004, at Central Arkansas Veterans Health Care System in Little Rock. He was born Sept. 23, 1944, at Chicago, Ill., to George Chester and Anna Teresa Domkoski Rybarczyk. He was a steel worker for LaClede Steel Mills in Alton, Ill., a life member of the DAV Chaper 90 in Edwardsville, Ill., and a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Benld, Ill...
Dow Franklin Williams (12/27/04)
Dow Franklin Williams, 73, of Alton, Mo., was born July 25, 1931, and died Dec. 7, 2004, at his home. He was united in marriage to Jewell Feb. 28, 1952 and was a member of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Jewell Smith-Williams of the home; two daughters -- Janice and husband, Bill Williams of Alton, and Rita and husband, Bill, Hurtado of Alton; two sons -- Donnie and wife, Thelma Williams of Alton and Tommy and Terri Williams of Alton; six grandchildren -- Mekeia and Cora Hurtado, Joshua and Dustin Williams, Marshall and Nicholas Williams; one sister, Fern Marshall and a brother, Doyle Williams.. ...
Thurman Wrenfrow (12/27/04)
Thurman Jessie Wrenfrow, 69, was born Nov. 28, 1935, in Myrtle, Mo., the son of the late John W. Wrenfrow and Samantha May Garrison Wrenfrow in Myrtle, Mo., He died Dec. 8, 2004, in Couch, Mo. He was united in marriage Dec. 24, 1955, in Myrtle, Mo., to Betty Brewer...
Venita Irene Worsham (12/27/04)
Venita Irene Worsham, 84, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Henry and Edith Farra Landers, was born July 9, 1920, in Salem, Ark. She died Dec. 14, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She married Tollie Raybob Worsham Sept. 14, 1940, at Alton, Mo. To this union five children were born...
Adaline Childers (12/27/04)
Adaline Childers, 87, of Thayer, Mo., was born Sept. 26, 1917, in Coffeyville, Kan., and died Dec. 6, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center. Survivors include two sons -- Leroy Childers of Mammoth Spring, Ark., and James Childers of Fla; and numerous other relatives and friends...
John Coddington (12/27/04)
John Arthur Coddington died Dec. 13, 2004, at Community Medical Center of Izard County in Calico Rock, Ark. He was born Sept. 14, 1911, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Arthur and Catherine Worden Coddington. During his working years he was a manager for Marathon Oil Company. John was a 50-year life member of the Masons, member of the Elks, the Moose, Shrine, a member of the United Methodist Church and Choir and Sigma Nu at Purdue University...
Charles "Herb" Woods (12/27/04)
Charles Herbert "Herb" Woods, 92, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 14, 1912, near his home place in Oregon County, Mo., and died Dec. 13, 2004, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He accepted the Lord at a revival at Many Springs Baptist church at the age of 38 and was baptized at Riverton in the Eleven Point River...
William Sitzman (12/14/04)
William John Sitzman, 84, of Horseshoe Bend died Nov. 23, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 21, 1920, in Buckman, Minn., he was the son of William and Rose Loscheider Seitzman. He married Thelma Viola Saker Sept. 17, 1958, in Iowa...
Woodrow McCord (12/21/04)
Woodrow Wilson McCord, 92, of Evening Shade died Dec. 4, 2004, at his home. Born Aug. 19, 1912, at Myron, he was the son of Houston and Sarah Ellis McCord. He retired in 1984, after 35 years of employment with the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service. He was a member of the new Evening Shade Masonic Lodge 744 where he attained the degree of Master Mason and received his 50-year membership pin. He was of the Baptist faith...
Wanda Lee Farris (12/21/04)
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...
Winona Farrier Stroud (12/21/04)
Winona Farier Stroud, 81, of Sandtown died Sept. 24, 2004, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. 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...
William Enos Love (12/21/04)
William Enos Love, 91, died Dec. 1, 2004, at Salem. Born Sept. 5, 1913, at Evening Shade, he was the son of the Rev. Andy Luther and Mittie Anne Rush Love. He married Mona Soward Dec. 5, 1937, at Ash Flat. He spent his working years as an assembler for Singer Sewing Machine in Armona, Calif., from which he retired. He loved to swap and trade knives. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Armona...
Veda May Boles (12/21/04)
Veda May Schmidt Boles, 42, of Evening Shade 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...
Vera A. Dailey (12/21/04)
Vera A. Bristow Dailey, 96, died on Sept. 3, 2004, in a Montesano Care Center in Montesano, Wash. She had lived in Montesano since 1981. Born March 18, 1908, at Ash Flat, she was the daughter of William "Wayne" and Lucy Nicholson Bristow. She grew up in Ash Flat...
Theda Mae Cornish (12/14/04)
Theda Mae Cornish, 66, of Batesville died Nov. 28, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 2, 1938, at Batesville, she was the daughter of William Everett and Effie Annamary Haigwood Barnett. She was a homemaker and a member of Faith Tabernacle Church of Christ...
Tommie Perkey (12/14/04)
Tommie Perkey, 81, of Cave City died Nov. 24, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 4, 1923, at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Stephens Goodman. She was a homemaker, wife and mother and a member of Cave City Church of Christ...
Samuel E. Lyons (12/21/04)
Samuel "Sammie" E. Lyons, 71, of Ash Flat died Oct. 5, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. 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...
Robert W. McKee (12/21/04)
Robert W. McKee, 78, of Williford died Oct. 7, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 31, 1926, in Georgia, he was the son of Ward and Agnes McKee. He was retired from the U.S. Navy, serving in 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...
Ray Holland (12/21/04)
Ray Holland, 62, of Batesville died Oct. 30, 2004, at his home. Born July 14, 1942, at Ravenden, he was the son of Marvin Samuel and Myrtal Mae James Holland. He was a maintenance worker for Conagra Frozen Foods in Batesville for 31 years and was a member of North Heights Church of Christ in Batesville...
Ray J. Morgan Jr. (12/21/04)
Ray J. Morgan Jr., 76, of South Bend, Ind., died Oct. 18, 2004, at South Bend. Born Oct. 31, 1927, at Batesville, 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...
Robert E. Bedard (12/21/04)
Robert E. Bedard, 66, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 18, 2004, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat. 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...
Rev. Johnny Smith (12/21/04)
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...
Reva Ann Brewer (12/21/04)
Reva Ann Brewer, 88, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 28, 2004, in Mountain Home. Born July 28, 1916, in Morgan County, Ind., she was the daughter of Walter S. Norman and May Dunham Norman. She worked as an inspector for RCA in Indian-apolis during World War II, and later went to work for the state of Indiana. She retired from State Life Insurance in Indiana where she worked as a senior statistician for the company...
Patricia Ann Gilroy (12/21/04)
Patricia Ann Gilroy, 79, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 6, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born Sept. 19, 1925, she was the daughter of William V. and Anna Kehoe in Chicago. She was an accountant and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Odell Moyer (12/14/04)
Odell Moyer, 80, of Cherokee Village died at her home Dec. 10, 2004. Born Jan. 22, 1924, in Hondo, Texas, she was the daughter of George Ashby and Cora Ethel Caulk Garrett. She was united in marriage Dec. 26, 1945, in San Antonio, Texas, to Earl William Moyer, who preceded her in death Sept. 27, 1980. She was a homemaker and a member of Cherokee Village United Methodist Church...
Norma Bostock (12/21/04)
Hal BostockVern BostockA memorial services for Norma Bostock, Hal Bostock and Vern Bostock will be held Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. at Abundant Life Church in Highland with the Rev. Joey Barnes officiating. Interment will be in Oaklawn Cemetery at Highland with the arrangements under the direction of Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel of Highland...
Margaret T. Rutledge (12/21/04)
Margaret Turner Rutledge of Garland, Texas, formerly of Hardy and Cherokee Village, died Nov. 16, 2004, in Dallas, Texas. She was born Dec. 29, 1919, in Hardy. Survivors include a son, Albert T. Rutledge; three daughters -- Katherine Crump-Weisner, Ann Rutledge Ackerman and Martha H. Rutledge; two sisters -- Katherine Yarbrough and Jo Wright; and three grandchildren...
Mary Maude White (12/21/04)
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 Tri-County Funeral Home'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 under the direction of Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel...
Mickey Lee Pitchford (12/21/04)
Mickey Lee Pitchford, 56, of Horseshoe Bend died Nov. 28, 2004, at Batesville. Born Jan. 12, 1948, in Dyess, Ark., he was the son of Bernice Henslee Pitchford and Wesley Herman Pitchford. He was a loving son and brother. He was of the Baptist faith...
Myrtle Lorraine Kallhoff (12/21/04)
Myrtle Lorraine Kallhoff, 74, of Salem died Nov. 5, 2004, at Salem. Born Feb. 1, 1930, in North Platte, Neb., she was the daughter of William McHugh and Nora L. Seely McHugh, and the stepdaughter of Donald Blackney. She married Wilferd Theodore Kallhoff Dec. 24, 1954, at Atlantic, Iowa. She was of the Catholic faith, and a member of the Moose Lodge 1299 in Fontana, Calif...
M. Juanita Hastings (12/21/04)
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...
Martha Frances White (12/21/04)
Martha Frances White, 87, of Ash Flat died Oct. 18, 2004, at Batesville. Born Sept. 16, 1917, in Savannah, Tenn., she was the daughter of Abe and Rosie Etter McMullen-Harbin. Survivors include her husband, Clarence F. White of the home; seven children -- James White of Ash Flat, Dorothy Campbell of Brownsville, Tenn., Linda White of Townsend, Mont., Stephen White of Plainfield, Ill., Roy White of Boaz, Ala., Mary Osteen of Brownsville, Tenn., and Martha Emmert of Ash Flat; two brothers -- James E. ...
Marcella Allen Wilson (12/21/04)
Marcella Allen Wilson, 85, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 24, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born Jan. 16, 1919, in Brownstown, Ill., she was the daughter of Edward and Mattie Diveley. She married Glen Smith in 1943. She was retired from Skill Corporation in Walnut Ridge where she was employed for many years. She was of the Baptist faith...
Lora May Owens (12/21/04)
Lora May Owens, 94, of Salem died Oct. 20, 2004, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. Born Feb. 5, 1910, in Heart, she was the daughter of Henry "Frank" Hall and Ada Belle Bishop Hall. She married Clarence Albert Owens Aug. 12, 1930, in Frenchtown and 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...
Leroy G. Kneip (12/21/04)
Leroy Kneip, 83, of Midway died Nov. 12, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center. Born Nov. 5, 1921, at Round Top, Texas, he was the son of Henry and Thekla Moellenberndt Kneip. He served in the United Sates Army during World War II. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. He was a resident of Midway since 1987, having moved from Coal City, Ill...
Lois Ann Choat (12/21/04)
Lois Ann McComas Choat, 56, of Imboden, 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...
Kenneth Albert Parson (12/21/04)
Kenneth Albert Parson, 73, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 13, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born at home March 31, 1931, in Clarksville, Iowa, he was the son of Leslie and Eldora Mahake Parson. On Dec. 1, 1956, he married Cora Schalts in Waterloo, Iowa. He served in the United States Marines during the Korean Conflict and was a member of Cherokee Village United Methodist Church...
Kenneth J. Hollett (12/21/04)
Kenneth J. Hollett, 81, a former resident of Hardy and Cherokee Village, died Dec. 5, 2004, in Biloxi, Miss. After serving in the Army during World War II he received his master's degree in architecture/planning from Stanford University. He retired in 1987. He moved with his wife, Jo, to Biloxi in 2001 to be close to his family...
Corp. Jason Clairday (12/21/04)
Marine Corp. Jason Scot Clairday, 21, of Salem was killed in action Dec. 12, 2004, in Fallujah, Iraq. Born May 23, 1983, in Garden Grove, Calif., he was the son of Virgil Logan Clairday Jr. and Nancy J. Spinelli Clairday McWilliams. He was a 2001 graduate of Salem High School where he excelled in sports. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of Salem First Baptist Church where he sang in the youth choir. He married Sarah McCullough July 31, 2004, in Salem...
Jeff Ring (12/21/04)
Jeff Ring, 89, of Cave City died Nov. 10, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Dec. 12, 1914, at Poughkeepsie, he was the son of Bud Ring and Doll Barnes Ring. He was a retired construction worker and a veteran of the United States Army, having served in World War II. He was of the Baptist faith...
Jewell Marie Bettis (12/21/04)
Jewell Marie Bettis, 100, of Ash Flat, formerly of Williford, died Oct. 24, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Jan. 25, 1904, in Williford, she was the daughter of Robert and Jo Campbell Cruse. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ...
Jesse Martin Holland (12/21/04)
Jesse Martin Holland, 73, of Horseshoe Bend died Sept. 24, 2004, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born July 1, 1931, he was 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...
Jerome "Jerry" Pownell (12/21/04)
Jerome "Jerry" Pownell, 77, of Sidney 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...
Joy H. Giger (12/21/04)
Joy H. Giger, 78, of Hardy died Oct. 30, 2004, at Baptist Health Center in Little Rock. Born Dec. 6, 1925, she was the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Krouse Varner. She moved with her husband, Charles, to Hardy in 1980. They were owners of C & J Appliance in Hardy and of the C & J Frozen Yogurt shop in Hardy. She was an avid bowler, serving as secretary for several different bowling leagues...
John Elliott Stoneham (12/21/04)
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...
James B. Snow (12/14/04)
James B. Snow, 77, of Ash Flat, formerly of Memphis, Tenn., died Nov. 21, 2004, at his residence. He was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church, a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II, a graduate of the University of Mississippi where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, and a retired pharmacist for Walgreens...
John Biby (12/21/04)
John Wayne "Bud" Biby, 61, of Salem died Oct. 19, 2004 at White County Medical Center in Searcy. Born Sept. 25, 1943, in Hornersville, Mo., he was son of William Francis Biby and Clara Bell Hager Biby. He married Marjorie Fletcher Aug. 18, 1973, at Saddle. During his working years, he worked in road construction. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hornersville...
Jesse Barrow (12/21/04)
Jesse Barrow, 88, of Williford died Sept. 24, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. He was born Feb. 28, 1916. He retired from the U.S. Air Force and was a past fire chief for Martin Creek Fire Department. He was of the Baptist faith...
Ioney Ring Flannigan (12/21/04)
Ioney Ring Flannigan, 90, of Evening Shade died Oct. 9, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 18, 1914, near Poughkeepsie, she was the daughter of Cassel and Nettie Ring Shirley. She was a homemaker and a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ...
Harold W. Obermayer (12/21/04)
Harold W. Obermayer, 90, longtime resident of Cherokee Village, died Nov. 7, 2004, in Lenexa, Kan. He was born and raised in Chicago where he worked as a typesetter until he and Helen moved to Cherokee Village in 1978. In October 2004 he moved to the Kansas City area to be closer to one of his sons...
Henry Merlin Walters Jr. (12/21/04)
Henry Merlin Walters Jr., 85, died Sept. 26, 2004, in Calico Rock. Born April 21, 1919, in Austin, Minn., he was the son of Henry Merlin Walters Sr. and Mildred A. Mattern Walters. He married Lavonne Cora Olson April 25, 1941. He spent his working years as a building contractor and also worked as a building inspector for the city of Horseshoe Bend...
Hoover Herbert (12/14/04)
Senior Master Sgt. (Ret.) Hoover Heartley Herbert, 76, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 25, 2004, at his home. Born in Coles Point, Va., he was retired from the United States Air Force after 30 years of service and worked for civil service for 10 more years. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Cherokee Players...
H. Dale Brown (12/21/04)
H. Dale Brown, 95, of Montgomery, Ill., died Nov. 17, 2004, at Joliet Area Hospice in Joliet, Ill. Born May 5, 1909, in Polo Ill., he was the son of George and Myrtle Combs Brown. He was raised on a farm in Polo. After moving to the Plainfield, Ill., area, he was employed by the U.S. ...
Herbert C. Nicholson (12/14/04)
Herbert C. Nicholson, 95, of Ash Flat died Dec. 5, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. Born June 22, 1909, at Ash Flat, he was the son of William Christopher and Martha Minerva Rogers Nicholson. He was a farmer and a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Gerald Wayne Thomas (12/21/04)
Gerald Wayne Thomas, 50, of Breckenridge Hills, Mo., died Oct. 12, 2004, in Creve Coeur, Mo. Born Feb. 3, 1954, in St. Louis, he was the son of Melvis "Dock" and Dorothy Burns Thomas. He was small engine mechanic and of the Church of Christ faith...
Eric Woodrow Ericson (12/21/04)
Eric Woodrow Ericson, 91, of Evening Shade died Sept. 28, 2004, at Cherokee Village. Born May 27, 1913, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of 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...
Emil J. Hilbert (12/21/04)
Emil J. Hilbert, 82, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 18, 2004, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Nov. 28, 1921, in St. Louis, Mo., he was the son of Karl Hilbert and Theckla Wehner Hilbert. He was a Sea Bee in the Navy during World War II...
Eleanor E. Dodge (12/21/04)
Eleanor E. Dodge, 91, of Cave City, formerly of Woodland Hills, Calif., died Nov. 8, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 22, 1913, in Boston, she was the daughter of Emory P. and Lucy Watson Eldredge. She was a homemaker and a member of DAR. She volunteered for many years at Veteran's Hospital in California. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Cave City and previously was a member of the United Methodist Church in California...
Eugene Emil Andres (12/21/04)
Eugene Emil Andres, 79, of Antigo, Wis., died Oct. 17, 2004, at the Langlade Memorial Hospital in Antigo in LeRoyer Hospice Care. Born Feb. 18, 1925, in Antigo, he was the son of Emil Andres and Clara Kloida. He married Geraldine Knolinski May 21, 1947, at St. Hyacinth Catholic Church in Antigo. She died July 24, 1980...
Edgar "Dick" Young (12/21/04)
Edgar John "Dick" Young, 88, of Mammoth Spring died Nov. 5, 2004, in Mammoth Spring. Born March 27, 1916, in Sharp County, he was the son of Luther Young and Alma Menzil Young. He married Doris Zirstein in 1936 in Sharp County. He married Dessie Qualls in 1965 in Mammoth Spring. She preceded him in death in 1988...
Ella Dodson (12/21/04)
Ella Sumner Bunger Inselmann Dodson, 95, of Ash Flat died Oct. 22, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. She was born July 21, 1909, in Ash Grove Township in Franklin County, Neb. She graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and taught school in Bellevue, Neb...
Delores J. Hiles (12/21/04)
Delores J. Hiles, 70, of Cave City died Oct. 27, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 31, 1934, in Grantville, Kan., she was the daughter of Everett Alvin and Pearl Oletha Hudson Alfrey. She was a homemaker and enjoyed truck driving for several years, crocheting, flowers and spending time with her family. She was a member of Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church located at the Cedar Grove Community...
Donald Govar Powell (12/21/04)
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 operation engineer for pipeline construction, and a member of the Ravenden Masonic Lodge. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law -- Ellen and W.L. ...
Dean E. Crum (12/21/04)
Dean E. Crum, 72, formerly of Cherokee Village died Oct. 31, 2004, at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne, Ind. Born in Uniondale, Ind., he was employed by General Electric Company for 37 years, retiring in 1988. He was also a GE Elfin. He was a past board member of the Highland Elks Club of Cherokee Village, and remained an avid community leader. He enjoyed fishing and woodworking and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War...
David C. Mohr (12/21/04)
David C. Mohr, 65, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 2, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 7, 1939, in Clinton, Iowa, he was the son of Albert and Margaret Sleeper Mohr. He married Barbara Franco Sept. 19, 1964, in Mount Vernon, N.Y...
Clifford Stewart (12/21/04)
Clifford Stewart, 75, died Oct. 20, 2004, in Midway Medical Clinic at Highland. Born in Harlan, Ky., he was the son of Conrad and Beulah 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 Cherokee Village Seniors Bowling League...
Charlotte Summers (12/21/04)
Charlotte Summers, 74, of Hardy died Oct. 11, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Jan. 25, 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...
Clara May Chadwick (12/21/04)
Clara May Chadwick, 86, of Thayer, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Nov. 28, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. Born July 5, 1918, in Witts Springs, Ark., she was the daughter of Leeander and Gertrude Starbuck Taylor. She was a foster mother for many years, as well as a homemaker. She moved to Cherokee Village in 1994 from Avenal, Calif. She was a member of Cherokee Village First Baptist Church...
Cecil Laverne Woods (12/21/04)
Cecil Laverne Woods, 67, of Ash Flat, died Nov. 29, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born in Highland, he was the son of Otto Hoyt Woods and Dorothy Woods. He was employed in construction, the former owner of Sharp County Paving Company and a veteran of the United States Army...
C.A. Wicker (12/21/04)
C.A. Wicker, 83, of Jonesboro died Sept. 26. 2004. Born Oct. 21, 1920, in Ravenden Springs, Ark., he was the son Samuel Andrew Wicker and Martha Baldridge Wicker. He lived in Jonesboro most of his life. He was a retired farmer and a World War II Army veteran, having served in Patton's 3rd Army and the 546 Anti-aircraft Battery where he received a Bronze Star. He was of the Baptist faith...
Christopher A. Henry (12/21/04)
Christopher A. Henry, 20, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 26, 2004, at his home in Cherokee Village. Born April 17, 1984, in Salem, he was he son of Garette R. Moyer and Fern Irene Nanette Henry Moyer. He graduated from Highland High School in 2002. He was active in the Future Farmers of America while in school. He was a Boy Scout and an Eagle Scout, and worked as a concrete finisher for Underwood Concrete. He was a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Betty Maxine Bettis (12/21/04)
Betty Maxine Bettis, 73, of Hardy died Oct. 24, 2004, at her home. Born April 29, 1931, in Blytheville, she was the daughter of Stanley Trotter and Susie Bradley Trotter. She worked in the entertainment industry as a comedian for many years and was known as "Ima Hillhopper" when she appeared at the Ozark Jubilee Theater and Hardy Junction Theater. She was a member of Spring River Baptist Church in Hardy...
Barbara Jean Shaffer (12/21/04)
Barbara Jean Shaffer, 69, of Ozark Acres, daughter of the late Charles and Adaline Durrow Ziemsen, was born July 9, 1935, in Milwaukee, Wis. She died Nov. 13, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was united in marriage to Franklin C. Shaffer Nov. 17, 1956, in Madison, Wis. She was a homemaker and member of Spring Lake Baptist Church at Ozark Acres...
Beryl "B.J." Orth (12/14/04)
Beryl John "B.J." Orth, 72, of Horseshoe Bend died Nov. 18, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Aug. 23, 1932, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, he was the son of John William Orth and Zelma Brecht Orth. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served 20 years before retiring from active duty as a sergeant first class...
Buell F. Montgomery (12/21/04)
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...
Bobby D. Booth (12/21/04)
Bobby D. Booth, 65, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 8, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born July 5, 1939, in Caraway, he was the son of Orville and Audrey Wallace Booth. He was the pastor of Community of Christ Church in Cherokee Village...
Bobbie Ballard (12/21/04)
Bobbie J. Ballard, 72, of Evening Shade died Oct. 15, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 7, 1932, at Batesville, she was the daughter of 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...
Arlie Pulver (12/21/04)
Arlie Pulver, 79, of Hardy died Oct. 7, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born June 10, 1925, in Little Rock, she was the daughter of Lida Reans and Hannah Scott Reans. She worked for Woodhaven Lakes, a vacation community in Illinois, before retiring to Arkansas in 1978...
A.L. Hutson (12/21/04)
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...
Almyra Hill Miller (12/21/04)
Almyra Hill Miller, 90, died Oct. 28, 2004, in Cherokee Village. Born Sept. 14, 1914, in Texas, she was the daughter of Andew and Ruby Chambers. She married Rex Hill in 1934. After moving to Columbus, Ind., where she was employed as a first aid nurse, she had two children. She was a 50-year member of the Eastern Star. Upon retirement in 1973, she and her husband moved to Cherokee Village. After the death of Rex Hill, she was married to Ralph McCullough, who died in 1981...
Amy F. Stroud (12/21/04)
Amy F. Stroud, 91, of Mount Pleasant died Dec. 1, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 8, 1913, at Cushman, she was the daughter of Clarence Warden and Minnie Francis Satterwhite Garrison. She was a retired licensed practical nurse, having worked in Pittsburgh, Kan., and was a member of Providence Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant...
Arnold Earl Hall (12/21/04)
Arnold Earl Hall, 56, of Hardy died Sept. 22, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born July 31, 1948, in Hardy, he was the son of Guy Earl and Hetty Elizabeth Green Hall. He was self-employed as a sawmill operator. Survivors include his mother, Hetty J. Hall of Hardy; three brothers -- Wilson Hall and William Hall, both of Hardy, and Floyd Green of Russellville, Ill...