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Obituaries from January 2005

Lorraine Wallace (01/27/05)
Amanda Lorraine Wallace, 86, of Salem, daughter of the late Eber and Doshie Cantrell McElmurry, was born Jan. 4, 1919, in Viola, Ark. She died Jan. 22, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She married Carl Jackson Wallace Jan. 6, 1935, at Sturkie, Ark. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
John Halvorson (01/27/05)
John Halvorson was born in Austin, Minn. June 10, 1940, and died in his home Jan. 16, 2005. He was raised on a farm in Albert Lea, Minn., and sang in the Lutheran Church children's choir and attended a one-room rural school. His family moved to Oak Park, Ill., when he was 11 and he graduated from Oak Park-River Forest High School where he was a member of the track team and played football. ...
Flava E. Carter (01/27/05)
Flava E. Carter, 94, of Evening Shade died Jan. 16, 2005, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. She was born March 20, 1910, at Evening Shade, Ark. to Clarence and Amanda Elizabeth Taylor Haley. She was a homemaker and a member of Evening Shade United Methodist Church...
Nova M. Gault (01/27/05)
Nova M. Gault, 93, of Salem, daughter of the late Franklin Cozort and Amanda Jane Roberts Cozort, was born Feb. 25, 1911, in Wiseman, Ark. She died Jan. 16, 2005, at Newport Hospital in Newport, Ark. She was united in marriage to Burl Gault, who preceded her in death Jan. 28, 1974. During her working years, she was a factory worker. She was a member of Salem Church of Christ...
Landon Dale Adrian (01/27/05)
Landon Dale Adrian, 14, of Lebanon, Mo., was born March 25, 1990, in West Plains, Mo., and passed away Jan. 16, 2005, at St. Johns Regional Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include his parents, Keith and Tammy Wood-Adrian of Lebanon, Mo.; a brother, Patrick Adrian of Lebanon; his maternal grandparents, Donna and Jerry Keith of West Plains, Mo.; his paternal grandparents, Patty and Andy Yarber of Mountain View, Mo.; Dale and Beverly Adrian of Alton; his paternal great-grandparents, Agnes Adrian of Alton, Rebecca Boxx of Salem, Mo., Virgil and Mary Lou Eschrich of Mountain View, Mo., and Carl and Eunice Yarber of Mountain View; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Berenice Thiry Simich (01/27/05)
Berenice Thiry Hoffman Simich, 81, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 22, 2004, at her residence. She was born Jan. 9, 1923, in St. Paul, Minn. Her parents were Lydia and Leo Thiry. Berenice graduated from Pine City High School. During World War II she worked with the OSS (The Office of Strategic Services) in Washington D.C. ...
Millard F. Gordon (01/27/05)
Millard F. Gordon, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 20, 2005, in Kankakee, Ill. Born Sept. 3, 1921, in Eastvale, Penn., he was the son of James W. and Pearl Freeman Gordon. He was a retired aircraft engineer with a doctor's degree from Carnegie Institute for Technology and served as a captain in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II...
Mary Jane Smith (01/27/05)
Mary Jane Smith, 70, daugher of the late Claude Van and Eunice Shackleford Waldon, was born July 15, 1934, in Muldrow, Okla. She died Jan. 22, 2005, in Horseshoe Bend. She spent her working years as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a baby sitter...
Jon Chester Cheek (01/27/05)
Jon Chester Cheek, 53, of Ozark Acres died Jan. 17, 2005 in Hardy, Ark. He was born Nov. 26, 1951, in Fort Smith, Ark., the son of Deward Carson Cheek and Opal Louise Simpson Cheek. He was a graduate of Highland High School. He was a former karate instructor and was a fourth degree black belt. He worked at the hospital in Cherokee Village for many years and was currently manager of Dixie Health Care in Highland...
Donna Y. Beall (01/27/05)
Donna Y. Beall, 49, of Cave City died Jan. 16, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 26, 1955, at Brawley, Calif. to Dwayne and Faye Z. Rush Coleman. She was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith. Survivors include her husband, Keith Beall of the home; a stepson, Michael Blue of Salina, Kan.; her father, Dwayne Coleman; a brother, Manford Vaughn Coleman; and two grandchildren, Tasha Blue and Kaitleen Blue, both of Salina, Kan...
Patrick Henry Sullivan (01/27/05)
Patrick Henry Sullivan, 79, of Cave City, Ark., died Jan. 21, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 15, 1925, in Cave City, Ark., he was the son of Murphy Mobley and Jewel Rye Sullivan. He earned a master of science degree in agriculture from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. ...
Hamilcar T. Mickel (01/27/05)
Hamilcar T. Mickel, 95, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 20, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born in Harvard, Neb. He was a model builder for McDonnell Aircraft in charge of the wind tunnel test on the Mercury Space Craft...
Ina Louise Clark (01/27/05)
Ina Louise Clark, 77, of Thayer, Mo., died Jan. 18, 2005, in Thayer. She was born July 9, 1927, the daughter of the late Tillman Clark and Amy Crass Clark. She was employed by Puritan Fashion in Thayer for many years. She was later employed by Fulton County Hospital in medical records, and also was a clerical worker for the city of Thayer for several years. ...
Harry Wayne Metzger (01/27/05)
Harry Wayne Metzger, 85, of Alton, was born Aug. 21, 1919, in Shobiner, Ill., and passed away Jan. 14, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and was a member of Many Springs Baptist Church...
Lavda McCord (01/27/05)
Levda McCord, 68, of Agnos died Jan. 12, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born April 13, 1936, in Heart, she was the daughter of James Lee and Ella Jane Mooney Mills. She married Dale McCord April 23, 1955, at Wheeling. To this union, seven children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of Agnos Church of Christ...
Paul Junior Lassiter (01/27/05)
Paul Junior Lassiter, 71, of Cave City, died Jan. 18, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Sept. 6, 1933, at Cave City, to Ervin Mac and Alma Ethel Montgomery Lassiter. He was a farmer, retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville and a member of Eutopia Baptist Church at Cave City...
Janeice Sherman (01/07/05)
Janeice Farel-Boles Sherman, 63, of Viola, Ark., daughter of Lucille Shrable Farel Boles and the late Ray Farel, was born Nov. 12, 1941, in Vidette, Ark. She died Dec. 30, 2004, at her home in Viola. She married Charles Sherman Aug. 30, 1961, in Viola. ...
Edna VanWinkle (01/07/05)
Edna Teresa Burns VanWinkle, 96, daughter of the late George and Jennie Burns, was born on Oct. 29, 1908, at Arma, Kan. She married Albert E. Harmon and later Charlie VanWinkle. She was the mother of three children. She died Dec. 30, 2004, in Calico Rock, Ark. She spent her life as a wife, mother, a homemaker and a housekeeper. She was of the Catholic faith...
Earnest J. Roberts (01/07/05)
Earnest J. Roberts, 82, of Jesup, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Dec. 17, 1922, at Saffell, Ark., to George and Ada Golf Roberts. He was a retired farmer, a veteran of World War II, a member of the Poughkeep-sie Masonic Lodge and was of the Methodist faith...
Carrol Ray Oliver (01/07/05)
Carrol Ray Oliver, 65, of Glencoe, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Jan. 21, 1939, in Sturgis, S.D., he was the son of Kenneth and Edna Remington Oliver. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He married Linda K. Wright May 28, 1976, at the Ellsworth Air force Base in South Dakota...
Ira Glen Pemberton (01/07/05)
Ira Glen Pemberton, 91, of Gepp, Ark., son of the late Dave Pemberton and Artie Brown Pemberton, was born Sept. 13, 1913. He died Dec. 27, 2004, at his home in Gepp. He married Emma Price July 6, 1941, at Salem. He was employed for many years by the Arkansas Highway Department as a deck hand on the Lake Norfork Ferry Boat...
Cleo Elizabeth Britton (01/07/05)
Cleo Elizabeth Britton, 93, of Thayer, Mo., formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., and Culver City, Calif., died Dec. 30, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. Born Aug. 23, 1911, in Olney, Ill., she was the daughter of Cora and Frank Britton, who preceded her in death...
Kaylee Ann Benson (01/07/05)
A graveside service for Kaylee Ann Eizabeth Benson was held Dec. 31, 2004, at Fairview Cemetery in Salem. She died Dec. 27, 2004 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was born Dec. 27, 2004, at Mountain Home, the daugher of Chris and Stacy Benson of Salem. ...
Anna Mooney Grice (01/07/05)
Anna Cassie Mooney Grice, 90, of Smithville, died Dec. 30, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born April 23, 1914, at Ravenden Springs, she was the daughter of J.F. and Josephine Ray Mooney. She was a homemaker and a member of Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church at Nelsonville...
George Edward Jenkins (01/07/05)
George Edward Jenkins, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2004, at Hardy. He was born in Tennessee. He worked in food production at the Del Monte corporation. Survivors include a son, Paul Edward Jenkins of Gainesville, Mo., and two daughters -- Ann Anderson of Rochelle, Ill., and Debbie Ingram of Monument, Colo...
Harrell Douglas (01/07/05)
Harrell Douglas, 58, of Hoxie, formerly of Nelsonville and Ash Flat, died Jan. 2, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. Born Dec. 18, 1946, at Little Rock, he was the son of Samson Leonard and Dula Juanita Boyer Douglas. He atttended Helping Hands School at Salem, participated in Special Olympics and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Duane Earl McGhee (01/07/05)
Duane Earl McGhee, 56, of Pocahontas, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2004. He was born March 23, 1948, in Myrtle, Mo., the son of Rachel L. Cypret McGhee and Rathe Lee McGhee. He was a member and deacon at the Church of God at Pocahontas, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Rita Joan McGhee of Pocahontas; two daughters -- Stephanie Lynn Difani of Beebe, and Kristina Dawn Rush of Beebe; four grandchildren -- Brett Difani, Blake Difani, Brennen Rush and Braidon Rush all of Beebe, Ark.; a brother, Gary McGhee of Couch; two sisters -- Janet Roberts and Gale Weber of Couch, Mo.. ...
Mary Lou Conrow (01/07/05)
Mary Lou Conrow, 65, daughter of Troy and Mildred Marchant Foster, was born July 21, 1939, at Elizabeth, Ark. She died Jan. 2, 2005, at KU Medical in Kansas City, Mo. She spent her years as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Grandview Baptist Church...
Kenni Lynn Baldridge (01/07/05)
Kenni Lynn Baldridge, 35, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2004, at her residence. Mrs. Baldridge was born on July 6, 1969, in Harrisburg, Ark. She was the daughter of Robert Douglas and Jimmie Barnes Douglas. She married Allan Baldridge Jan. 9, 1995, in Egypt, Ark., She moved to the Sharp County area nine years ago from Harrisburg. She attended the Highland Assembly of God in Highland. She was a homemaker...
Vivian Edith Parsons (01/07/05)
Vivian E. McNair Parsons was born July 26, 1927, in Independence, Mo. She is the daughter of Joseph S. and Tressie Burke McNair. Vivian died Dec. 16, 2004, in Clinton, Mo. She married Joseph Parsons in 1947; he died Aug. 17, 1998. They lived in Clinton, Mo. most of their married life. She grew up at Camp, Ark., and graduated from Salem High School. She was a homemaker and also had become a fine jeweler...
Essie Lene Williams (01/07/05)
Essie Lene Darty Watkins Williams, 78, of Batesville, died Dec. 24, 2004, at Jonesboro. She was born March 7, 1926, at Lacrosse, Ark., to Earnest William and Lizzie Darty. She had worked for the North Arkansas Clinic and White River Medical Center in Batesville and was a member of Bethel AME Church in Batesville...
Loretta P. Springer (01/07/05)
Loretta P. Springer, 83, of Ash Flat, died Dec. 27, 2004, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was born Jan. 8, 1921, in Muncie, Ind., the daughter of Estel Hopper and Lula Foster Hopper. She was a homemaker. She was married to Lawrence Springer...
Martha Jean Hollis (01/07/05)
Martha Jean Hollis, 54, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 26, 1950, in Cullman, Ala., and died Dec. 24, 2004, at her home. Survivors include her husband, Ed Sollock of the home; her moher, Jean Simmons of Thayer, Mo.; two children -- Chad Hollis and wife, Sherry, of Pomona, Mo., and Kelly Hollis and fiancee, Ned Chapman, of Thayer, Mo.; two grandchildren -- Chase Hollis and Shelby Scaggs; three brothers -- Junior Simmons and wife, Linda, of Thayer, Tom Simmons and wife, Connie, of Norman, Okla., David Simmons and wife, Sheri, of Cherokee Village, Ark.; four sisters -- Holly Crass and husband, Glen, of Thayer, Diane Roberson of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Kim Spencer and husband, John, of Thayer, and Kamala Crone of Thayer.. ...
Verbyl Christenberry (01/07/05)
Verbyl Lavaughn Christen-berry, 79, of Cave City, died Dec. 26, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Aug. 5, 1925, in Izard County, she was the daughter of Leonard and Ruby Taylor Marlin. She was a retired schoolteacher, having taught at Sidney, Cave City, and Poughkeepsie schools. She was a member of first Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Howard R. Simpson (01/13/05)
Howard R. Simpson, 94, of Poughkeepsie, died Jan. 1, 2005, at the Baptist Health Medical Center in North Little Rock. He was born Feb. 26, 1910, at Poughkeepsie to Charles E. and Rebecca Jane Howard Simpson. He owned and operated Heath Hardware in Detroit for many years, was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, a Mason and a member of Little Spring Missionary Baptist Church in Poughkeepsie where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher...
Tressia J. Haslett (01/13/05)
Tressia J. Haslett, 90, daughter of the late John Henry and Addie Laura Kelly Barnett, was born Oct. 30, 1914, at Moko, Ark. she died Jan. 3, 2005, in Sapulpa, Okla., She was a true homemaker and loving mother, raising three boys and married to her husband, Randel, for more than 70 years. She made friends everywhere she went and was loved by everyone she met...
Coy Foshee (01/13/05)
Coy Foshee, 88, of Pocahontas, Ark., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Jan. 3, 2005, at his residence. He was born July 4, 1916, at Judsonia, Ark. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Vestel Foshee of Mammoth Spring; two sons -- Jerry Foshee of Pocahontas, and Sam Foshee of Lyndon, Ill.; two daughters -- Shirley Rosnes of Rock Falls, Ill., and Carletta Jones of Springfield, Tenn.; a sister, Claudine Uetz of Rockford, Ill.; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Nellie J. Crews (01/13/05)
Nellie J. Crews, a native of Mammoth Spring, Ark., and life long resident of St. Louis, Mo., died Jan. 3, 2005, at Mobile, Ala. She moved to Mobile in November of 1998 to be near her son. She was born March 26, 1909, to James N. and Elizabeth Hunt. She was a member of Creekwood Church of Christ in Mobile...
Opal Wooldridge (01/13/05)
Funeral services for Opal Marie Wooldridge, 88, Springfield, Tenn. formerly, of Couch, Mo. were Jan. 8, 2005, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, Thayer with Bill Bales officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Thayer. She was born the daughter of the late John Harper and Elizabeth Lance Harper on Oct. 6, 1916 in Couch. and died Jan. 6, 2005 in Batesville...
Ellen Mozell Bell (01/13/05)
Ellen Mozell Bell, 80, of Hardy, Ark., died Jan. 4, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Oct. 24, 1924,in Haynesville, La., she was the daughter of William Reed Parsons and Datha Henderson Parsons. She was co-owner with her husband, William R. ...
Inez Martin (01/13/05)
Funeral services for Inez Martin, 96, of Couch, Mo. were held at 10 a.m. Jan. 10 at the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer with rev. Grover Pingleton and Rev. David Honeycutt officiating under the direction on the Carter Funeral Home. She was born the daughter of the late John Wesley Harmon and Betty Susie Proctor Harmon on Oct. 20, 1908 in Couch and died Jan. 7, 2005 in West Plains. Mo. at the age of 96 years...
Walter John Jenkins (01/13/05)
Walter John Jenkins, 68, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born June 21, 1936, the son of Walter Gregory Jenkins and Gerarda Christina Terwolbeek in Bloem-fontein, South Africa and died Jan. 2, 2005, in Mountain Home. He married Georgina Cochius on June 21, 1968, in South Africa. He worked as an auto technician and did auto restoration...
Audra M. Moore (01/13/05)
Audra M. Moore, 86, of Thayer, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 29, 1918, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Pete Oliver Norman and Mabel Belle Redding Norman. She died Dec. 31, 2004, in Thayer. She was married Jan. 8, 1936, in Alton to Johnny Houston Moore who preceded her in death Jan. 14, 1978...
Ralph "Bud" Edwards (01/13/05)
Graveside funeral services for Ralph (Bud) Edwards were held at the Thayer Cemetery Jan. 11, 2005, with Father Richard Moon of the West Plains All Saints Episcopol Church where he was an active member, presiding. He was born March 21 1934 to Clarence and Lorene Staten Edwards and attended Thayer High School. There he was an all-conference basketball player who led the Bobcats to SCA titles and state playoffs. On Nov. 24, 1951, he was married to Norma Newberry, also of Thayer...
Evert C. Wheeler (01/13/05)
Evert C. Wheeler, 80, of Williford, Ark., formerly of South Haven, Mich., died Jan. 5, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 17, 1924, in South Haven, Mich., the son of Joseph and Armena Burrows Wheeler. He was a veteran, serving in the Marine Corps during World War II, and was a retired meat cutter...
William "Bill" Brooks (01/13/05)
William "Bill" Lewis Brooks, 64, of Doniphan, Mo., formerly of Center, Ark., died Nov. 23, 2004, at Current River Nursing Home in Doniphan. He was born July 26, 1940, at Doniphan. His mother, Lorene Adams Brooks of Center, survives, along with two sisters -- Linda O'Brien of Clinton, Tenn., and Claudia Stevenson of Little Rock; and one brother, Ronald Brooks of Doniphan...
Hazel M. Gordon (01/13/05)
Hazel M. Weaver Gordon, 79, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 31, 2004, from injuries suffered in a fall at her home. She is survived by her husband, Millard F. Gordon of Cherokee Village; her son, Odis (Joann) Weaver of Plainfield, Ill.; two stepsons -- Doug (Peggy) Gordon of Philadelphia, and Ralph (Nasrin) Barbee of Poway, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Virginia Osman of New Castle, Penn.; loving children, Martha (Paul) Duncan of Channahon, Ill.; two nieces -- Linda (Wayne) Smith of Anderson, Ind., Kay (Bill) Tatman of Hartford City, Ind.; a nephew, Larry McAdams of Hartfied City, Ind.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Nancy Lee Bowden (01/20/05)
Nancy Lee Bowden, was born Nov. 14, 1949, in Memphis, TN the daughter of Lee R. and Irene Curtis White. She died Jan. 8, 2005, at her residence in Birch Tree, Mo at the age of 55 years. She was united in marriage to David D. Bowden July 17, 1980, in Birch Tree...
Bobby L. Carroll (01/20/05)
Bobby Lee Carroll, 61, of Harrisonville, Mo., was born Nov. 20, 1942, in Viola, Ark., the son of Truman Thomas and Elsie Lee Woods Carroll. He died Jan. 2, 2005, at Cass Medical Center in Harrisonville. He owned and operated Bob Carroll Excavating in Urich, Mo. until his retirement in 2001...
Levda McCord (01/20/05)
Levda McCord, 68, of Agnos, daughter of the late James Lee and Ella Jane Mooney Mills, was born April 13, 1936, in Heart. She died Jan. 12, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She married Dale McCord on April 23, 1955, at Wheeling. To this union, seven children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of Agnos Church of Christ...
Ella M. Twilley (01/20/05)
Ella M. Twilley, 92, of Ash Flat, died Jan. 11, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born March 1, 1912, in Sharp County, she was the daughter of Asa N. McCord and Della Asher McCord. She was married to Morris Twilley, October of 1928 in Sharp County, and he preceded her in death in 1980. She was a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ and a homemaker...
William T. "Willie" Manry (01/20/05)
William T. "Willie" Manry, 91, of Agnos, son of Perry and Nicie Riley Manry, was born Sept. 26, 1913, in Battleaxe in Jackson County, Ark. He died Jan. 13, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He married Mamie Ardell Godwin Sept. 17, 1933, in Agnos. To this union six children were born...
Charles L. Giese Sr. (01/20/05)
Charles L. Giese, Sr., 75, of Cherokee Village formerly of Waukesha, died Friday Dec. 24, in Menomonee Falls. He was born March 18, 1929, in Waukesha, the son of Ernst and Catherine Braun Giese. He graduated from Waukesha High School in 1947. He was a route man for Golden Guernsey Dairy in Waukesha for 30 years. He retired from Waukesha Pumps in 1991 and moved to Cherokee Village, where he believed a bad day on the golf course was still better than a good day at work!...
Nettie Mae Malone (01/20/05)
Nettie Mae Malone, 82, of Sidney died Jan. 6, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Born Sept. 14, 1922 at Harrisburg, Ark., she was the daughter of John and Hazel Cawley Lillard. She was retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville and was of the Baptist faith...
Ima Inez Murray (01/20/05)
Ima Inez Murray, 75, daughter of the late Elmer Sylvester and Laurie Alice Pitts Webb, was born April 28, 1929, at Oxford. She died Jan. 10, 2005, in Batesville. She married Herbert Cecil Murray May 26, 1947, at Oxford, and to this union seven sons were born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, and a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith...
Willie Glenn Roberts (01/20/05)
Willie Glenn Roberts, 93, of Franklin, died Jan. 12, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 25, 1911, at Franklin, she was the daughter of Gurson and Addie Hames Gaston. She was a homemaker, an avid golfer and of the Methodist faith. She retired from the U. S. Postal Service as postmaster at Franklin...
Joe Alford Lee Smith (01/20/05)
Joe Alford Lee Smith, 64, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born April 3, 1940 in Thayer, Mo. and died Jan. 4, 2005 at the Shady Oaks Health Care Center. Survivors include four children -- Joe W. Smith of Mansfield, Texas, Debra Shotwell and Nanci Wilson, both of Midland, Texas and Stephen Smith of Mammoth Spring; five brothers -- Claude Smith of Portland, Ore., and Henry Jewell, Jimmy Jewell, Johnny Jewell and Teddy Joe Jewell, all of Thayer; three sisters -- Janie Sue Jones of Kansas City, Mo., and Alice Adams and Patsy Eagleberger, both of Springfield, Mo.; six granddaughters -- April, Tiffany, Sami, Miranda, Ashley and Savanah, and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Velma Finney (01/13/05)
Graveside services for Velma Finney, 83, of West Plains, Mo. were at Jan. 11, 2005 at the Thayer Cemetery with Ivie Powell officiating under the direction of the Crater Funeral Home. She was born the daughter of the late James W. Johnson and Effie Brazeal Johnson, on April 4, 1921 in Thayer, Missouri and died January 8, 2005 in West Plains, Missouri at the age of 83 years...
Maggie Lee Williamson (01/20/05)
Maggie Lee Blake Williamson, 98, was born the daughter of the late Louis Turner Blake and Helen Blake on Sept. 6, 1906 in West Pointe, Miss. She died Jan. 6, 2005 in Thayer, Mo. She was married Nov. 1, 1931 in Jackson, Miss., to James B. Williamson who preceded her in death Sept. 12, 2002...
Joshua S. Marcum (01/20/05)
Joshua S. Marcum, 33, of Evening Shade died Jan. 4, 2005, at Taji, Iraq. He was born Aug. 27, 1971, in Illinois to Otis Edward and Barbara Coats Marcum. He was a truck driver for Dowell Transport in Batesville and a member of Bravo Company 2-153 Infantry...
Robert Lee "Bob" Davis (01/20/05)
Robert Lee "Bob" Davis, 76, was born the son of the late Raymond Elbert Davis and Verna Ethel Cousins Davis, on May 7, 1928 in Thayer, Mo. and died Jan. 14, 2005, in Memphis, Tenn. He was united in marriage May 25, 1951, in Salem, Ark. to Bernice Norman who preceded him in death Feb. 8, 2001...
Frances C. Campbell (01/20/05)
Frances Charlene Campbell, 70, of Batesville died Jan. 15, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born May 2, 1934, near Harrisburg, Ark. was the daughter of Charlie and Myrtle Wiedeman Ballard. She was a homemaker, a foster granny for the Cave City Public School, a member of Sidney Baptist Church, where she was a dedicated Sunday School Teacher for the Ester Women's Class, and a member of the adult choir...
Dorothy J. Davis (01/20/05)
Dorothy Jane Carolina Hardin Davis, 80, of Mammoth Spring, Ark. died Jan.13, 2005, at Salem, Ark. She will be missed by all that knew her bright eyes and smiling face. She was born July 15, 1924 in Fulton County, Ark., the daughter of James Hardin and Barbara Dunham Hardin...
Doris R. Harris (01/20/05)
Doris R. Montgomery Harris, 79, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 9, 2005, in Naples, Fla. She was the daughter of Charles Bell and Zelma Pearl Cramer Bell. She worked many years as a secretary for Standard Oil Company in Whiting, Ind., before retiring. She was a member of the Ruby Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, and Peace Lutheran Church in Cherokee Village...
Anna Mae Jobe (01/20/05)
Anna Mae Joe, 77, of Batesville died Jan. 13, 2005, at the Wood Lawn Nursing Home in Batesville. She was born May 28, 1927, at Cave City to Justin J. and Martha Alene Staggs Milligan. She was retired from Gray's Hospital in Batesville and was a member of North Heights Church of Christ in Batesville...
Harless Odell Reeves (01/20/05)
Harless Odell Reeves, 81, of Salem son of Charlie Washington and Hester Elva Grissim Reeves, was born July 27, 1923, in Morriston, Ark. He died Jan. 13, 2005, at his residence in Salem. He married Dorlene Bell Sept. 1, 1945, at Batesville. To this union three children were born. ...
Howard Eager Earl (01/20/05)
Howard Eager Earl, 80, of the late William Daniel and Rosa Lucretia Smith Earl was born on May 15, 1924, in Beaver Crossing, Neb. He died Jan. 11 in Mountain Home, Ark. He married Mitzi Jean Seibold June 11, 1948, at Jamestown, N. D., and to this union three sons were born. ...
Fred Daniel Dwight Jr. (01/20/05)
Fred Daniel Dwight, 91, son of the late Fred Daniel Dwight and Myrtle Smith Dwight, was born on July 13, 1913, in Redondo Beach, Calif. He died Jan. 10, 2005, at his home in Brockwell, Ark. He married Marie Alta Copeland June 4, 1947, in Reno, Nev. To this union four children were born...
Elton Earl Biltoft (01/20/05)
Elton Earl Biltoft, 81, of Salem died Jan. 7, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital. He was born March 24, 1923, at Grand Island, Neb. He was an Army veteran of World War II . He worked in the refrigeration business. He was preceded in death by his parents Harry E. and Melvie McClamont Biltoft, his wife; two brothers; and a sister...
Bill Conner (01/20/05)
Bill Conner, 41, of Mountain Home died Jan. 16, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 10, 1963, in Colorado Springs, Colo., son of James Alvin and Dianne Mary Trudell Conner. He married Teresa Ann Langston on June 22, 2001, in Morriston, Ark...
Russell Jackson (01/20/05)
Russell Wayne Jackson, died Jan. 11, 2005. He was born in Blythe, Calif. on Aug. 27, 1959. He grew up in Hoquiam, Wash. He was married to Lorna Newlun. They had three children - Russell H. Jackson, Tera D. Jackson both of Hoquaim, and Adam T. Jackson of Melbourne, Ark...
William Robert Cochran (01/20/05)
William Robert Cochran, 74, of Agnos died Jan. 15, 2005, at his residence. He was born Nov. 8, 1930, in Hardy, the son of Delbert and Barbara Armstrong Cochran. He was united in marriage Jan. 1, 1990, in Salem to Margaret Frile. He was a retired truck driver...
Merlin Miller Tyson (01/20/05)
M. M. Tyson, 77, son of the late John and Beulah Tyson died at home. He was born in Hosston, La. He served in the Merchant Marines and the U. S. Army with the 11th Airborne. He had a honorable discharge as Staff Sergeant - Medical Detachment. After the service he worked as a union construction worker, later farming and retiring in Mammoth Spring...
J.D. Mobley (01/20/05)
J. D. Mobley, 76, of Alton, Mo. was born Aug. 26, 1928, in Rover, Mo. and died Jan. 11, 2005, at Ash Grove, Mo. Health Care Center. Survivors include; three children - James D. Mobley and wife, Kim, of Ash Grove, Mo., Janet Barton and husband Ronnie, of Alton, Mo., Carol DePriest and husband, Bill, of Henderson, Ky.; seven grandchildren - Justin Barton and wife, Stacy, Kyle Barton and wife, LaJuana, Kris DePriest and wife, Christy, Daniel DePriest, Kasondra DePriest, Dallas Mobley, and wife, Mandy, Joni Shianne Mobley; seven great-grandchildren; seven brothers; and eight sisters.. ...
Cynthia Davan Whitter (01/20/05)
Cynthia Davan Whitter, 18, of Hardy died Jan. 15, 2005, on Highway 63 north of Hardy. Born Jan. 12, 1987, in Little Rock, she was the daughter of Jackie McAnulty Bell of Hardy and Terry Whitter of Ohio. She was a senior and cheerleader at Highland High School. She worked at McDonalds in Hardy and was a member of Temple Baptist Church...
Kathryn C. Cogburn (01/20/05)
Kathryn C. Cogburn, 84, of Fayetteville, formerly of Salem, died Jan. 16, 2003, at her residence. She was born June 24, 1920, in Salem, the daughter of George Thomas and Edith Walker Cunningham. She earned her BA degree from the University of Arkansas in 1941. She taught school in Salem and Harrison high schools in the early 1940s...
Thomas A. Floyd (01/20/05)
Thomas A. Floyd, 71, of Cave City died Jan. 16, 2005 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born January 12, 1934 at Dell, Ark. to Exie M. and Exalue Brown Floyd. He was a U. S. Navy veteran, a mechanic, truck driver, a member of VFW Post 8042 at Evening Shade, the American Legion at Williford and of the Baptist Faith...
Ray C. Carter (01/20/05)
Ray C. Carter, 87, of Salem son of the late Meredith C. Carter and Mary Emma Goodwin Carter, was born June 22, 1917, in Salem. He died Jan. 14, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was married to Thelma Riggs Aug. 10, 1938 in Ash Flat. To this union two sons were born. ...
Jon Chester Cheek (01/27/05)
Jon Chester Cheek, 53, of Ozark Acres died Jan. 17, 2005 in Hardy, Ark. He was born Nov. 26, 1951, in Fort Smith, Ark., the son of Deward Carson Cheek and Opal Louise Simpson Cheek. He was a graduate of Highland High School. He was a former karate instructor and was a fourth degree black belt. He worked at the hospital in Cherokee Village for many years and was currently manager of Dixie Health Care in Highland...
Mary Jane Smith (01/27/05)
Mary Jane Smith, 70, daugher of the late Claude Van and Eunice Shackleford Waldon, was born July 15, 1934, in Muldrow, Okla. She died Jan. 22, 2005, in Horseshoe Bend. She spent her working years as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a baby sitter...
Millard F. Gordon (01/27/05)
Millard F. Gordon, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 20, 2005, in Kankakee, Ill. Born Sept. 3, 1921, in Eastvale, Penn., he was the son of James W. and Pearl Freeman Gordon. He was a retired aircraft engineer with a doctor's degree from Carnegie Institute for Technology and served as a captain in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II...
Patrick Henry Sullivan (01/27/05)
Patrick Henry Sullivan, 79, of Cave City, Ark., died Jan. 21, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 15, 1925, in Cave City, Ark., he was the son of Murphy Mobley and Jewel Rye Sullivan. He earned a master of science degree in agriculture from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. ...
Hamilcar T. Mickel (01/27/05)
Hamilcar T. Mickel, 95, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 20, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born in Harvard, Neb. He was a model builder for McDonnell Aircraft in charge of the wind tunnel test on the Mercury Space Craft...
Harry Wayne Metzger (01/27/05)
Harry Wayne Metzger, 85, of Alton, was born Aug. 21, 1919, in Shobiner, Ill., and passed away Jan. 14, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and was a member of Many Springs Baptist Church...
Ina Louise Clark (01/27/05)
Ina Louise Clark, 77, of Thayer, Mo., died Jan. 18, 2005, in Thayer. She was born July 9, 1927, the daughter of the late Tillman Clark and Amy Crass Clark. She was employed by Puritan Fashion in Thayer for many years. She was later employed by Fulton County Hospital in medical records, and also was a clerical worker for the city of Thayer for several years. ...
Paul Junior Lassiter (01/27/05)
Paul Junior Lassiter, 71, of Cave City, died Jan. 18, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Sept. 6, 1933, at Cave City, to Ervin Mac and Alma Ethel Montgomery Lassiter. He was a farmer, retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville and a member of Eutopia Baptist Church at Cave City...
Lavda McCord (01/27/05)
Levda McCord, 68, of Agnos died Jan. 12, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born April 13, 1936, in Heart, she was the daughter of James Lee and Ella Jane Mooney Mills. She married Dale McCord April 23, 1955, at Wheeling. To this union, seven children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of Agnos Church of Christ...
John Halvorson (01/27/05)
John Halvorson was born in Austin, Minn. June 10, 1940, and died in his home Jan. 16, 2005. He was raised on a farm in Albert Lea, Minn., and sang in the Lutheran Church children's choir and attended a one-room rural school. His family moved to Oak Park, Ill., when he was 11 and he graduated from Oak Park-River Forest High School where he was a member of the track team and played football. ...
Donna Y. Beall (01/27/05)
Donna Y. Beall, 49, of Cave City died Jan. 16, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 26, 1955, at Brawley, Calif. to Dwayne and Faye Z. Rush Coleman. She was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith. Survivors include her husband, Keith Beall of the home; a stepson, Michael Blue of Salina, Kan.; her father, Dwayne Coleman; a brother, Manford Vaughn Coleman; and two grandchildren, Tasha Blue and Kaitleen Blue, both of Salina, Kan...
Flava E. Carter (01/27/05)
Flava E. Carter, 94, of Evening Shade died Jan. 16, 2005, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. She was born March 20, 1910, at Evening Shade, Ark. to Clarence and Amanda Elizabeth Taylor Haley. She was a homemaker and a member of Evening Shade United Methodist Church...
Nova M. Gault (01/27/05)
Nova M. Gault, 93, of Salem, daughter of the late Franklin Cozort and Amanda Jane Roberts Cozort, was born Feb. 25, 1911, in Wiseman, Ark. She died Jan. 16, 2005, at Newport Hospital in Newport, Ark. She was united in marriage to Burl Gault, who preceded her in death Jan. 28, 1974. During her working years, she was a factory worker. She was a member of Salem Church of Christ...
Lorraine Wallace (01/27/05)
Amanda Lorraine Wallace, 86, of Salem, daughter of the late Eber and Doshie Cantrell McElmurry, was born Jan. 4, 1919, in Viola, Ark. She died Jan. 22, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She married Carl Jackson Wallace Jan. 6, 1935, at Sturkie, Ark. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Berenice Thiry Simich (01/27/05)
Berenice Thiry Hoffman Simich, 81, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 22, 2004, at her residence. She was born Jan. 9, 1923, in St. Paul, Minn. Her parents were Lydia and Leo Thiry. Berenice graduated from Pine City High School. During World War II she worked with the OSS (The Office of Strategic Services) in Washington D.C. ...
Landon Dale Adrian (01/27/05)
Landon Dale Adrian, 14, of Lebanon, Mo., was born March 25, 1990, in West Plains, Mo., and passed away Jan. 16, 2005, at St. Johns Regional Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include his parents, Keith and Tammy Wood-Adrian of Lebanon, Mo.; a brother, Patrick Adrian of Lebanon; his maternal grandparents, Donna and Jerry Keith of West Plains, Mo.; his paternal grandparents, Patty and Andy Yarber of Mountain View, Mo.; Dale and Beverly Adrian of Alton; his paternal great-grandparents, Agnes Adrian of Alton, Rebecca Boxx of Salem, Mo., Virgil and Mary Lou Eschrich of Mountain View, Mo., and Carl and Eunice Yarber of Mountain View; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Earnest J. Roberts (01/07/05)
Earnest J. Roberts, 82, of Jesup, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Dec. 17, 1922, at Saffell, Ark., to George and Ada Golf Roberts. He was a retired farmer, a veteran of World War II, a member of the Poughkeep-sie Masonic Lodge and was of the Methodist faith...
Ira Glen Pemberton (01/07/05)
Ira Glen Pemberton, 91, of Gepp, Ark., son of the late Dave Pemberton and Artie Brown Pemberton, was born Sept. 13, 1913. He died Dec. 27, 2004, at his home in Gepp. He married Emma Price July 6, 1941, at Salem. He was employed for many years by the Arkansas Highway Department as a deck hand on the Lake Norfork Ferry Boat...
Cleo Elizabeth Britton (01/07/05)
Cleo Elizabeth Britton, 93, of Thayer, Mo., formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., and Culver City, Calif., died Dec. 30, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. Born Aug. 23, 1911, in Olney, Ill., she was the daughter of Cora and Frank Britton, who preceded her in death...
Carrol Ray Oliver (01/07/05)
Carrol Ray Oliver, 65, of Glencoe, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Jan. 21, 1939, in Sturgis, S.D., he was the son of Kenneth and Edna Remington Oliver. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He married Linda K. Wright May 28, 1976, at the Ellsworth Air force Base in South Dakota...
Essie Lene Williams (01/07/05)
Essie Lene Darty Watkins Williams, 78, of Batesville, died Dec. 24, 2004, at Jonesboro. She was born March 7, 1926, at Lacrosse, Ark., to Earnest William and Lizzie Darty. She had worked for the North Arkansas Clinic and White River Medical Center in Batesville and was a member of Bethel AME Church in Batesville...
Mary Lou Conrow (01/07/05)
Mary Lou Conrow, 65, daughter of Troy and Mildred Marchant Foster, was born July 21, 1939, at Elizabeth, Ark. She died Jan. 2, 2005, at KU Medical in Kansas City, Mo. She spent her years as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Grandview Baptist Church...
Verbyl Christenberry (01/07/05)
Verbyl Lavaughn Christen-berry, 79, of Cave City, died Dec. 26, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Aug. 5, 1925, in Izard County, she was the daughter of Leonard and Ruby Taylor Marlin. She was a retired schoolteacher, having taught at Sidney, Cave City, and Poughkeepsie schools. She was a member of first Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Janeice Sherman (01/07/05)
Janeice Farel-Boles Sherman, 63, of Viola, Ark., daughter of Lucille Shrable Farel Boles and the late Ray Farel, was born Nov. 12, 1941, in Vidette, Ark. She died Dec. 30, 2004, at her home in Viola. She married Charles Sherman Aug. 30, 1961, in Viola. ...
Kaylee Ann Benson (01/07/05)
A graveside service for Kaylee Ann Eizabeth Benson was held Dec. 31, 2004, at Fairview Cemetery in Salem. She died Dec. 27, 2004 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was born Dec. 27, 2004, at Mountain Home, the daugher of Chris and Stacy Benson of Salem. ...
Martha Jean Hollis (01/07/05)
Martha Jean Hollis, 54, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 26, 1950, in Cullman, Ala., and died Dec. 24, 2004, at her home. Survivors include her husband, Ed Sollock of the home; her moher, Jean Simmons of Thayer, Mo.; two children -- Chad Hollis and wife, Sherry, of Pomona, Mo., and Kelly Hollis and fiancee, Ned Chapman, of Thayer, Mo.; two grandchildren -- Chase Hollis and Shelby Scaggs; three brothers -- Junior Simmons and wife, Linda, of Thayer, Tom Simmons and wife, Connie, of Norman, Okla., David Simmons and wife, Sheri, of Cherokee Village, Ark.; four sisters -- Holly Crass and husband, Glen, of Thayer, Diane Roberson of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Kim Spencer and husband, John, of Thayer, and Kamala Crone of Thayer.. ...
Duane Earl McGhee (01/07/05)
Duane Earl McGhee, 56, of Pocahontas, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2004. He was born March 23, 1948, in Myrtle, Mo., the son of Rachel L. Cypret McGhee and Rathe Lee McGhee. He was a member and deacon at the Church of God at Pocahontas, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Rita Joan McGhee of Pocahontas; two daughters -- Stephanie Lynn Difani of Beebe, and Kristina Dawn Rush of Beebe; four grandchildren -- Brett Difani, Blake Difani, Brennen Rush and Braidon Rush all of Beebe, Ark.; a brother, Gary McGhee of Couch; two sisters -- Janet Roberts and Gale Weber of Couch, Mo.. ...
Anna Mooney Grice (01/07/05)
Anna Cassie Mooney Grice, 90, of Smithville, died Dec. 30, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born April 23, 1914, at Ravenden Springs, she was the daughter of J.F. and Josephine Ray Mooney. She was a homemaker and a member of Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church at Nelsonville...
Vivian Edith Parsons (01/07/05)
Vivian E. McNair Parsons was born July 26, 1927, in Independence, Mo. She is the daughter of Joseph S. and Tressie Burke McNair. Vivian died Dec. 16, 2004, in Clinton, Mo. She married Joseph Parsons in 1947; he died Aug. 17, 1998. They lived in Clinton, Mo. most of their married life. She grew up at Camp, Ark., and graduated from Salem High School. She was a homemaker and also had become a fine jeweler...
Kenni Lynn Baldridge (01/07/05)
Kenni Lynn Baldridge, 35, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2004, at her residence. Mrs. Baldridge was born on July 6, 1969, in Harrisburg, Ark. She was the daughter of Robert Douglas and Jimmie Barnes Douglas. She married Allan Baldridge Jan. 9, 1995, in Egypt, Ark., She moved to the Sharp County area nine years ago from Harrisburg. She attended the Highland Assembly of God in Highland. She was a homemaker...
George Edward Jenkins (01/07/05)
George Edward Jenkins, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2004, at Hardy. He was born in Tennessee. He worked in food production at the Del Monte corporation. Survivors include a son, Paul Edward Jenkins of Gainesville, Mo., and two daughters -- Ann Anderson of Rochelle, Ill., and Debbie Ingram of Monument, Colo...
Edna VanWinkle (01/07/05)
Edna Teresa Burns VanWinkle, 96, daughter of the late George and Jennie Burns, was born on Oct. 29, 1908, at Arma, Kan. She married Albert E. Harmon and later Charlie VanWinkle. She was the mother of three children. She died Dec. 30, 2004, in Calico Rock, Ark. She spent her life as a wife, mother, a homemaker and a housekeeper. She was of the Catholic faith...
Harrell Douglas (01/07/05)
Harrell Douglas, 58, of Hoxie, formerly of Nelsonville and Ash Flat, died Jan. 2, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. Born Dec. 18, 1946, at Little Rock, he was the son of Samson Leonard and Dula Juanita Boyer Douglas. He atttended Helping Hands School at Salem, participated in Special Olympics and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Loretta P. Springer (01/07/05)
Loretta P. Springer, 83, of Ash Flat, died Dec. 27, 2004, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was born Jan. 8, 1921, in Muncie, Ind., the daughter of Estel Hopper and Lula Foster Hopper. She was a homemaker. She was married to Lawrence Springer...
Tressia J. Haslett (01/13/05)
Tressia J. Haslett, 90, daughter of the late John Henry and Addie Laura Kelly Barnett, was born Oct. 30, 1914, at Moko, Ark. she died Jan. 3, 2005, in Sapulpa, Okla., She was a true homemaker and loving mother, raising three boys and married to her husband, Randel, for more than 70 years. She made friends everywhere she went and was loved by everyone she met...
Coy Foshee (01/13/05)
Coy Foshee, 88, of Pocahontas, Ark., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Jan. 3, 2005, at his residence. He was born July 4, 1916, at Judsonia, Ark. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Vestel Foshee of Mammoth Spring; two sons -- Jerry Foshee of Pocahontas, and Sam Foshee of Lyndon, Ill.; two daughters -- Shirley Rosnes of Rock Falls, Ill., and Carletta Jones of Springfield, Tenn.; a sister, Claudine Uetz of Rockford, Ill.; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Howard R. Simpson (01/13/05)
Howard R. Simpson, 94, of Poughkeepsie, died Jan. 1, 2005, at the Baptist Health Medical Center in North Little Rock. He was born Feb. 26, 1910, at Poughkeepsie to Charles E. and Rebecca Jane Howard Simpson. He owned and operated Heath Hardware in Detroit for many years, was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, a Mason and a member of Little Spring Missionary Baptist Church in Poughkeepsie where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher...
Walter John Jenkins (01/13/05)
Walter John Jenkins, 68, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born June 21, 1936, the son of Walter Gregory Jenkins and Gerarda Christina Terwolbeek in Bloem-fontein, South Africa and died Jan. 2, 2005, in Mountain Home. He married Georgina Cochius on June 21, 1968, in South Africa. He worked as an auto technician and did auto restoration...
Inez Martin (01/13/05)
Funeral services for Inez Martin, 96, of Couch, Mo. were held at 10 a.m. Jan. 10 at the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer with rev. Grover Pingleton and Rev. David Honeycutt officiating under the direction on the Carter Funeral Home. She was born the daughter of the late John Wesley Harmon and Betty Susie Proctor Harmon on Oct. 20, 1908 in Couch and died Jan. 7, 2005 in West Plains. Mo. at the age of 96 years...
Ralph "Bud" Edwards (01/13/05)
Graveside funeral services for Ralph (Bud) Edwards were held at the Thayer Cemetery Jan. 11, 2005, with Father Richard Moon of the West Plains All Saints Episcopol Church where he was an active member, presiding. He was born March 21 1934 to Clarence and Lorene Staten Edwards and attended Thayer High School. There he was an all-conference basketball player who led the Bobcats to SCA titles and state playoffs. On Nov. 24, 1951, he was married to Norma Newberry, also of Thayer...
Ellen Mozell Bell (01/13/05)
Ellen Mozell Bell, 80, of Hardy, Ark., died Jan. 4, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Oct. 24, 1924,in Haynesville, La., she was the daughter of William Reed Parsons and Datha Henderson Parsons. She was co-owner with her husband, William R. ...
William "Bill" Brooks (01/13/05)
William "Bill" Lewis Brooks, 64, of Doniphan, Mo., formerly of Center, Ark., died Nov. 23, 2004, at Current River Nursing Home in Doniphan. He was born July 26, 1940, at Doniphan. His mother, Lorene Adams Brooks of Center, survives, along with two sisters -- Linda O'Brien of Clinton, Tenn., and Claudia Stevenson of Little Rock; and one brother, Ronald Brooks of Doniphan...
Audra M. Moore (01/13/05)
Audra M. Moore, 86, of Thayer, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 29, 1918, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Pete Oliver Norman and Mabel Belle Redding Norman. She died Dec. 31, 2004, in Thayer. She was married Jan. 8, 1936, in Alton to Johnny Houston Moore who preceded her in death Jan. 14, 1978...
Velma Finney (01/13/05)
Graveside services for Velma Finney, 83, of West Plains, Mo. were at Jan. 11, 2005 at the Thayer Cemetery with Ivie Powell officiating under the direction of the Crater Funeral Home. She was born the daughter of the late James W. Johnson and Effie Brazeal Johnson, on April 4, 1921 in Thayer, Missouri and died January 8, 2005 in West Plains, Missouri at the age of 83 years...
Evert C. Wheeler (01/13/05)
Evert C. Wheeler, 80, of Williford, Ark., formerly of South Haven, Mich., died Jan. 5, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 17, 1924, in South Haven, Mich., the son of Joseph and Armena Burrows Wheeler. He was a veteran, serving in the Marine Corps during World War II, and was a retired meat cutter...
Opal Wooldridge (01/13/05)
Funeral services for Opal Marie Wooldridge, 88, Springfield, Tenn. formerly, of Couch, Mo. were Jan. 8, 2005, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, Thayer with Bill Bales officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Thayer. She was born the daughter of the late John Harper and Elizabeth Lance Harper on Oct. 6, 1916 in Couch. and died Jan. 6, 2005 in Batesville...
Nellie J. Crews (01/13/05)
Nellie J. Crews, a native of Mammoth Spring, Ark., and life long resident of St. Louis, Mo., died Jan. 3, 2005, at Mobile, Ala. She moved to Mobile in November of 1998 to be near her son. She was born March 26, 1909, to James N. and Elizabeth Hunt. She was a member of Creekwood Church of Christ in Mobile...
Hazel M. Gordon (01/13/05)
Hazel M. Weaver Gordon, 79, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 31, 2004, from injuries suffered in a fall at her home. She is survived by her husband, Millard F. Gordon of Cherokee Village; her son, Odis (Joann) Weaver of Plainfield, Ill.; two stepsons -- Doug (Peggy) Gordon of Philadelphia, and Ralph (Nasrin) Barbee of Poway, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Virginia Osman of New Castle, Penn.; loving children, Martha (Paul) Duncan of Channahon, Ill.; two nieces -- Linda (Wayne) Smith of Anderson, Ind., Kay (Bill) Tatman of Hartford City, Ind.; a nephew, Larry McAdams of Hartfied City, Ind.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Charles L. Giese Sr. (01/20/05)
Charles L. Giese, Sr., 75, of Cherokee Village formerly of Waukesha, died Friday Dec. 24, in Menomonee Falls. He was born March 18, 1929, in Waukesha, the son of Ernst and Catherine Braun Giese. He graduated from Waukesha High School in 1947. He was a route man for Golden Guernsey Dairy in Waukesha for 30 years. He retired from Waukesha Pumps in 1991 and moved to Cherokee Village, where he believed a bad day on the golf course was still better than a good day at work!...
Joe Alford Lee Smith (01/20/05)
Joe Alford Lee Smith, 64, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born April 3, 1940 in Thayer, Mo. and died Jan. 4, 2005 at the Shady Oaks Health Care Center. Survivors include four children -- Joe W. Smith of Mansfield, Texas, Debra Shotwell and Nanci Wilson, both of Midland, Texas and Stephen Smith of Mammoth Spring; five brothers -- Claude Smith of Portland, Ore., and Henry Jewell, Jimmy Jewell, Johnny Jewell and Teddy Joe Jewell, all of Thayer; three sisters -- Janie Sue Jones of Kansas City, Mo., and Alice Adams and Patsy Eagleberger, both of Springfield, Mo.; six granddaughters -- April, Tiffany, Sami, Miranda, Ashley and Savanah, and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Willie Glenn Roberts (01/20/05)
Willie Glenn Roberts, 93, of Franklin, died Jan. 12, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 25, 1911, at Franklin, she was the daughter of Gurson and Addie Hames Gaston. She was a homemaker, an avid golfer and of the Methodist faith. She retired from the U. S. Postal Service as postmaster at Franklin...
Ima Inez Murray (01/20/05)
Ima Inez Murray, 75, daughter of the late Elmer Sylvester and Laurie Alice Pitts Webb, was born April 28, 1929, at Oxford. She died Jan. 10, 2005, in Batesville. She married Herbert Cecil Murray May 26, 1947, at Oxford, and to this union seven sons were born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, and a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith...
Nettie Mae Malone (01/20/05)
Nettie Mae Malone, 82, of Sidney died Jan. 6, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Born Sept. 14, 1922 at Harrisburg, Ark., she was the daughter of John and Hazel Cawley Lillard. She was retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville and was of the Baptist faith...
Bobby L. Carroll (01/20/05)
Bobby Lee Carroll, 61, of Harrisonville, Mo., was born Nov. 20, 1942, in Viola, Ark., the son of Truman Thomas and Elsie Lee Woods Carroll. He died Jan. 2, 2005, at Cass Medical Center in Harrisonville. He owned and operated Bob Carroll Excavating in Urich, Mo. until his retirement in 2001...
Nancy Lee Bowden (01/20/05)
Nancy Lee Bowden, was born Nov. 14, 1949, in Memphis, TN the daughter of Lee R. and Irene Curtis White. She died Jan. 8, 2005, at her residence in Birch Tree, Mo at the age of 55 years. She was united in marriage to David D. Bowden July 17, 1980, in Birch Tree...
Levda McCord (01/20/05)
Levda McCord, 68, of Agnos, daughter of the late James Lee and Ella Jane Mooney Mills, was born April 13, 1936, in Heart. She died Jan. 12, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She married Dale McCord on April 23, 1955, at Wheeling. To this union, seven children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of Agnos Church of Christ...
Ella M. Twilley (01/20/05)
Ella M. Twilley, 92, of Ash Flat, died Jan. 11, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born March 1, 1912, in Sharp County, she was the daughter of Asa N. McCord and Della Asher McCord. She was married to Morris Twilley, October of 1928 in Sharp County, and he preceded her in death in 1980. She was a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ and a homemaker...
William T. "Willie" Manry (01/20/05)
William T. "Willie" Manry, 91, of Agnos, son of Perry and Nicie Riley Manry, was born Sept. 26, 1913, in Battleaxe in Jackson County, Ark. He died Jan. 13, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He married Mamie Ardell Godwin Sept. 17, 1933, in Agnos. To this union six children were born...
Maggie Lee Williamson (01/20/05)
Maggie Lee Blake Williamson, 98, was born the daughter of the late Louis Turner Blake and Helen Blake on Sept. 6, 1906 in West Pointe, Miss. She died Jan. 6, 2005 in Thayer, Mo. She was married Nov. 1, 1931 in Jackson, Miss., to James B. Williamson who preceded her in death Sept. 12, 2002...
Joshua S. Marcum (01/20/05)
Joshua S. Marcum, 33, of Evening Shade died Jan. 4, 2005, at Taji, Iraq. He was born Aug. 27, 1971, in Illinois to Otis Edward and Barbara Coats Marcum. He was a truck driver for Dowell Transport in Batesville and a member of Bravo Company 2-153 Infantry...
Bill Conner (01/20/05)
Bill Conner, 41, of Mountain Home died Jan. 16, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 10, 1963, in Colorado Springs, Colo., son of James Alvin and Dianne Mary Trudell Conner. He married Teresa Ann Langston on June 22, 2001, in Morriston, Ark...
Fred Daniel Dwight Jr. (01/20/05)
Fred Daniel Dwight, 91, son of the late Fred Daniel Dwight and Myrtle Smith Dwight, was born on July 13, 1913, in Redondo Beach, Calif. He died Jan. 10, 2005, at his home in Brockwell, Ark. He married Marie Alta Copeland June 4, 1947, in Reno, Nev. To this union four children were born...
Howard Eager Earl (01/20/05)
Howard Eager Earl, 80, of the late William Daniel and Rosa Lucretia Smith Earl was born on May 15, 1924, in Beaver Crossing, Neb. He died Jan. 11 in Mountain Home, Ark. He married Mitzi Jean Seibold June 11, 1948, at Jamestown, N. D., and to this union three sons were born. ...
Elton Earl Biltoft (01/20/05)
Elton Earl Biltoft, 81, of Salem died Jan. 7, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital. He was born March 24, 1923, at Grand Island, Neb. He was an Army veteran of World War II . He worked in the refrigeration business. He was preceded in death by his parents Harry E. and Melvie McClamont Biltoft, his wife; two brothers; and a sister...
Dorothy J. Davis (01/20/05)
Dorothy Jane Carolina Hardin Davis, 80, of Mammoth Spring, Ark. died Jan.13, 2005, at Salem, Ark. She will be missed by all that knew her bright eyes and smiling face. She was born July 15, 1924 in Fulton County, Ark., the daughter of James Hardin and Barbara Dunham Hardin...
Frances C. Campbell (01/20/05)
Frances Charlene Campbell, 70, of Batesville died Jan. 15, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born May 2, 1934, near Harrisburg, Ark. was the daughter of Charlie and Myrtle Wiedeman Ballard. She was a homemaker, a foster granny for the Cave City Public School, a member of Sidney Baptist Church, where she was a dedicated Sunday School Teacher for the Ester Women's Class, and a member of the adult choir...
Harless Odell Reeves (01/20/05)
Harless Odell Reeves, 81, of Salem son of Charlie Washington and Hester Elva Grissim Reeves, was born July 27, 1923, in Morriston, Ark. He died Jan. 13, 2005, at his residence in Salem. He married Dorlene Bell Sept. 1, 1945, at Batesville. To this union three children were born. ...
Russell Jackson (01/20/05)
Russell Wayne Jackson, died Jan. 11, 2005. He was born in Blythe, Calif. on Aug. 27, 1959. He grew up in Hoquiam, Wash. He was married to Lorna Newlun. They had three children - Russell H. Jackson, Tera D. Jackson both of Hoquaim, and Adam T. Jackson of Melbourne, Ark...
Anna Mae Jobe (01/20/05)
Anna Mae Joe, 77, of Batesville died Jan. 13, 2005, at the Wood Lawn Nursing Home in Batesville. She was born May 28, 1927, at Cave City to Justin J. and Martha Alene Staggs Milligan. She was retired from Gray's Hospital in Batesville and was a member of North Heights Church of Christ in Batesville...
Doris R. Harris (01/20/05)
Doris R. Montgomery Harris, 79, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 9, 2005, in Naples, Fla. She was the daughter of Charles Bell and Zelma Pearl Cramer Bell. She worked many years as a secretary for Standard Oil Company in Whiting, Ind., before retiring. She was a member of the Ruby Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, and Peace Lutheran Church in Cherokee Village...
Robert Lee "Bob" Davis (01/20/05)
Robert Lee "Bob" Davis, 76, was born the son of the late Raymond Elbert Davis and Verna Ethel Cousins Davis, on May 7, 1928 in Thayer, Mo. and died Jan. 14, 2005, in Memphis, Tenn. He was united in marriage May 25, 1951, in Salem, Ark. to Bernice Norman who preceded him in death Feb. 8, 2001...
Merlin Miller Tyson (01/20/05)
M. M. Tyson, 77, son of the late John and Beulah Tyson died at home. He was born in Hosston, La. He served in the Merchant Marines and the U. S. Army with the 11th Airborne. He had a honorable discharge as Staff Sergeant - Medical Detachment. After the service he worked as a union construction worker, later farming and retiring in Mammoth Spring...
William Robert Cochran (01/20/05)
William Robert Cochran, 74, of Agnos died Jan. 15, 2005, at his residence. He was born Nov. 8, 1930, in Hardy, the son of Delbert and Barbara Armstrong Cochran. He was united in marriage Jan. 1, 1990, in Salem to Margaret Frile. He was a retired truck driver...
Kathryn C. Cogburn (01/20/05)
Kathryn C. Cogburn, 84, of Fayetteville, formerly of Salem, died Jan. 16, 2003, at her residence. She was born June 24, 1920, in Salem, the daughter of George Thomas and Edith Walker Cunningham. She earned her BA degree from the University of Arkansas in 1941. She taught school in Salem and Harrison high schools in the early 1940s...
Ray C. Carter (01/20/05)
Ray C. Carter, 87, of Salem son of the late Meredith C. Carter and Mary Emma Goodwin Carter, was born June 22, 1917, in Salem. He died Jan. 14, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was married to Thelma Riggs Aug. 10, 1938 in Ash Flat. To this union two sons were born. ...
J.D. Mobley (01/20/05)
J. D. Mobley, 76, of Alton, Mo. was born Aug. 26, 1928, in Rover, Mo. and died Jan. 11, 2005, at Ash Grove, Mo. Health Care Center. Survivors include; three children - James D. Mobley and wife, Kim, of Ash Grove, Mo., Janet Barton and husband Ronnie, of Alton, Mo., Carol DePriest and husband, Bill, of Henderson, Ky.; seven grandchildren - Justin Barton and wife, Stacy, Kyle Barton and wife, LaJuana, Kris DePriest and wife, Christy, Daniel DePriest, Kasondra DePriest, Dallas Mobley, and wife, Mandy, Joni Shianne Mobley; seven great-grandchildren; seven brothers; and eight sisters.. ...
Thomas A. Floyd (01/20/05)
Thomas A. Floyd, 71, of Cave City died Jan. 16, 2005 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born January 12, 1934 at Dell, Ark. to Exie M. and Exalue Brown Floyd. He was a U. S. Navy veteran, a mechanic, truck driver, a member of VFW Post 8042 at Evening Shade, the American Legion at Williford and of the Baptist Faith...
Cynthia Davan Whitter (01/20/05)
Cynthia Davan Whitter, 18, of Hardy died Jan. 15, 2005, on Highway 63 north of Hardy. Born Jan. 12, 1987, in Little Rock, she was the daughter of Jackie McAnulty Bell of Hardy and Terry Whitter of Ohio. She was a senior and cheerleader at Highland High School. She worked at McDonalds in Hardy and was a member of Temple Baptist Church...
William Robert Cochran (01/25/05)
William Robert Cochran, 74, of Agnos died Jan. 15, 2005, at his residence. Born Nov. 8, 1930, in Hardy, he was the son of Delbert and Barbara Armstrong Cochran. He married Margaret Frilewas Jan. 1, 1990, in Salem. He was a retired truck driver. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Cochran of the home; two sons -- William Arthur Cochran of Koshkonong, Mo., and John Paul Cochran of Thayer, Mo.; a step-daughter Becky Strickland of Cherokee Village; four sisters -- Francis Cramer of Rogers, Janie Horton of Hardy, Pauline Stroud of Art, Ark., and Margie Jones of Brookland; three brothers -- David Lee Cochran and Kenneth Cochran, both of Hardy, and Bill Cochran of Hot Springs; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
William Scott Mann Jr. (01/11/05)
William Scott Mann Jr., 83, of Cherokee Village died March 20, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born April 26, 1920, in San Francisco, he was the son of William Scott Mann and Ethel Winship Mann. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He worked as a master pipe fitter for the United States Civil Service before retirement. Mann moved to Cherokee Village 15 years ago from Bremerton, Wash. He was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Cherokee Village...
Wilene Poteet (01/11/05)
Wilene N. Poteet, 70, of Imboden died June 30, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a retired 22-year employee of Wal-Mart. She was born in the Eaton community. She lived in Union, Mo., before moving back to Imboden in 1974. She was a member of Imboden Church of Christ...
William Pierce (01/11/05)
William Russell Pierce, 66, of Horseshoe Bend died July 18, 2004, at his residence. Born Sept. 22, 1937, at Marshfield, Wis., he was the son of Russell and Bertha Reebe Pierce. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served from 1955 to 1959. He was a member of the Lions Club, the Eagles, the American Legion, VFW, the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Industrial Committee, Boating and Fishing Club and the Tri-County Board of Realtors. ...
Wyona J. Shade (01/04/05)
Wyona J. Shade, 78, of Ash Flat 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...
Wilda M. Rush (01/11/05)
Wilda Margaret Rush, 65, of Evening Shade died Jan. 5, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 11, 1938, in Allegheny County, Pa., she was the daughter of Murray O. and Retta Shell-Hammer Knappen-berger. She was a certified nurse's aide, having worked for Area Agency on Aging and home health. She was a foster grandparent at Evening Shade School and a member of Maxville Missionary Baptist Church...
Willis Leonard Bunch (01/11/05)
Willis Leonard Bunch, 85, of Newark died March 3, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 17, 1918, at Gurdon, Ark., he was the son of Johnny and Vena Pauline Measles Bunch. He was a retired Southern Baptist minister and school teacher. ...
Walter Jenkins (01/11/05)
Walter John Jenkins, 68, of Ash Flat died Jan. 2, 2005, in Mountain Home. Born June 21, 1936, he was the son of Walter Gregory Jenkins and Gerarda Christina Terwolbeek in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He married Georgina Cochius on June 21, 1968, in South Africa. He worked as an auto technician and did auto restoration...
William "Bill" H. Franz (01/11/05)
William H. "Bill" Franz, 59, of Waynesboro, Tenn., formerly of Cherokee Village died June 16, 2004. Survivors include his mother, Dorothy Franz of Carol Stream, Ill.; a sister, Linda Krumwiede of Carol Stream; a daughter, Cris Franz of Schaumburg, Ill.; a son, Brian Franz of Bloomingdale, Ill; two grandchildren -- Nick and Jessica Franz of Bloomingdale; nieces -- Dawn Baley of Texas, and Kendra Fuller of Ash Flat, Gail Rexroad of Illinois, and Julie Osborne of Arizona; a nephew, Brian Adkins of Cherokee Village; and a close friend, LaVerne Anderson of Waynesboro.. ...
William C. Orr (01/04/05)
William C. Orr, 85, of Sidney, formerly of Ash Flat, died Sept. 7, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 5, 1919, in Ash Flat, he was the son of John and Sophia Hotchkiss Orr. He married Venita Faye Bates March 6, 1946, in Batesville...
William Francis Gipson (01/11/05)
William Francis Gipson, 81, of Horseshoe Bend died April 23, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born Oct. 17, 1922, in Santa Anna, Texas, he was the son of William and Clara Childers Gipson. He was school superintendent in Alaska for many years and served as corporal in the Army in World War II...
Wanda Eudean Stotts (01/11/05)
Wanda Eudean Stotts, 71, of Highland died May 31, 2004, at her residence. Born in Caraway, Ark., Nov. 17, 1932, she was the daughter of Delbert and Debra Jennings Clark. She was a homemaker while living in Memphis and in 1992 moved to Highland and worked in retail sales in Hardy. She was of the Methodist faith...
William D. Robinson (01/11/05)
William D. Robinson, 81, of Kingsland, Ark., died Jan. 25, 2004, at Wagnon Place Nursing Home at Warren, Ark. Born Nov. 16, 1922, at Hardy, he was the son of George Albert Robinson and Iva Lane Robinson. He was retired from the military having served in the United States Army during World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of Reorganized Latter Day Saints and was a retired truck driver...
Walter Beryl Lucas (01/11/05)
Walter Beryl Lucas, 81, of Cherokee Village died May 6, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Aug. 24, 1922. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Lucas of Cherokee Village. Arrangements are incomplete but will be by Heath Funeral Home of Hardy...
Walter "Buck" Lucas (01/11/05)
Walter Beryl "Buck" Lucas, 81, of Cherokee Village died May 6, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 24, 1922, in Grand Tower, Ill., he was the son of Mollie Shaffer and Walter B. Lucas Sr. He was retired from The San Diego Tribune after working over 25 years. He served in the Navy during World War II and was a member of the Presbyterian Church...
Vergie V. Hill (01/11/05)
Vergie Viola Hill, 95, of Ash Flat died May 18, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 9, 1909, in Haskell County, Okla., she was the daughter of Thomas Edward Young and Milteda Martha Lawson Young. She moved to Sharp County in September 2003 from California. She was a homemaker...
Virginia Mae Shelley (01/11/05)
Virginia Mae Shelley, 81, of Highland died March 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Sept. 26, 1922, in Palo Verde, Ariz., she was the daughter of William Ross Roberts and Edith Higgins Roberts. She worked as a secretary for an insurance company before retiring. She was a past secretary for the Hidden Valley Property Owners Association and a Baptist who lived her life as well as she could with some disappointments but no regrets...
Verbyl Christenberry (01/04/05)
Verbyl Lavaughn Christen-berry, 79, of Cave City died Dec. 26, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Aug. 5, 1925, in Izard County, she was the daughter of Leonard and Ruby Taylor Marlin. She was a retired schoolteacher, having taught at Sidney, Cave City and Poughkeepsie Schools. She was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Vera Lambert (01/11/05)
Vera Jean Lambert, 75, died June 20, 2004, in Jonesboro. The Lambert family came to Cherokee Village in August 1966. The year round population was less than 700 residents at that time. The family owned and operated the Village Liberty Supermarket and later the Lakeview Dinette in Cherokee Village. ...
Von C. Mullen (01/11/05)
Von C. Mullen, 93, of Little Rock, formerly of Walnut Ridge, died June 12, 2004, at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. Born Feb. 12, 1911, in Strawberry, he was the son of William Riley and Emma Campbell Mullen. He married Cleotta Inez June 14, 1938, in Walnut Ridge...
Victoria Acerra
Caroline Dodd
(01/11/05)
Victoria C. Acerra, 47, and her daughter Caroline Eden Dodd, 18, died May 31, 2004, in Bucharest, Romania, in an auto/train accident. Acerra's survivors include her parents -- William and Doris Lawson of Cherokee Village; a brother and sister-in-law -- James and Kathy Acerra; and a niece and nephew -- Angie and Alex Acerra of Mountain Home...
Thomas W. Pedano (01/11/05)
Thomas W. Pedano, 59, of Evening Shade died July 6, 2004, at Weona, Ark. Born May 26, 1945, at Honolulu, Hawaii, he was the son of Thomas W. and Pamela Pedano. He was a truck driver, a member of the Highland VFW, served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam Conflict, and was of the Methodist faith...
Thurman T. Casey (01/11/05)
Thurman T. Casey, 70, of Salem died June 1, 2004, at his home in Salem. Born Feb. 3, 1934, in Ash Flat, he was the son of Henry D. and Mary E. Nicholson Casey. He married Barbara Lewallen Dec. 24, 1956, at Ash Flat. To this union three children were born...
Tressie Lee Lawson (01/11/05)
Tressie Lee Lawson, 77, of Cave City died March 16, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 4, 1926, at Zion, she was the daughter of Jonathan Thomas and Clara Elizabeth Abott Birmingham. She worked many years as a nurse's assistant, was a homemaker, a member of the Church of Christ, and attended Levy Church of Christ in North Little Rock before attending Cave City Church of Christ for many years...
Tina Lynn Belt (01/11/05)
Tina Lynn Belt, 39, of Cave City, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Aug. 6, 2004, at her home in Cave City. Born Nov. 8, 1964, in Leachville, Ark., she was the daughter of Charles Thacker Sr. and Imalene Cooper Thacker. She married Michael Belt Jan. 30, 1993, in Jonesboro, Ark. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Cherokee Village. She was a homemaker...
Tina Lee Hirsch (01/11/05)
Tina Lee Hirsch, 82, of Cherokee Village died June 9, 2004, at Medical Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn. Born Feb. 15, 1922, she was the daughter of Lottie Sauls Neely and Bill Neely. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Harold Hirsch of Cherokee Village; two stepsons -- Robert Hirsch of Wentzville, Mo., and Jimmie Hirsch of Harrison, Ark.; three sisters -- Nina Duncan of Cherokee Village, Opel Forester of Westland, Miss., and Billy Martin of Sherwood, Ark.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.. ...
Thomas Lee Ray Sr. (01/04/05)
Thomas Lee Ray Sr., 60, of Cherokee Village 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 Renee 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...
Ted Lamar Johnson (01/11/05)
Ted Lamar Johnson, 66, of of Cherokee Village died May 5, 2004, at his home. Born June 28, 1937, in Wrightsville, Ga., he was the son of Annie D. McCray Johnson and Roger G. Johnson. He was retired from the U.S. Navy and was also a retired police officer. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Hardy...
Tony Gengo (01/04/05)
Tony Gengo, 80, of Cave City died Aug. 31, 2004, on Black River near Lynn. Born Feb. 13, 1924, at Orange, Texas, he was the son of Charles Gengo Sr. and Mabel Flanigan Gengo. He retired from DuPont in Orange, Texas, was a carpenter, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of First United Methodist Church of Cave City...
Troy Cannon (01/04/05)
Troy Cannon, 22, of Strawberry died Sept. 6, 2004, at Calamine. Born July 16, 1982, at Batesville, he was the son of John Monroe Cannon Jr. and Ramona Polston Cannon. He was a welder, having worked for Fluor Daniel's Construction, Triple H Construction and Penn and Pugh Construction. He was of the Church of Christ faith...
Ted Johnson (01/11/05)
Ted Johnson, 66, of Cherokee Village died May 5, 2004, at his home. Born June 28, 1937, in Wrightsville, Ga., he was the son of Annie D. McCray Johnson and Roger G. Johnson. He was retired from the Navy, a retired police officer, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Hardy...
Tressia J. Haslett (01/11/05)
Tressia J. Haslett, 90, died Jan. 3, 2005, in Sapula, Okla., Born Oct. 30, 1914, at Moko, Ark., she was the daughter of John Henry and Addie Laura Kelly Barnett. She was a true homemaker and loving mother, raising three boys and married to her husband, Randel, for more than 70 years. She made friends everywhere she went and was loved by everyone she met...
Terri Helms (01/11/05)
Teresa Mae "Terri" Ashcraft Helms, 39, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Wynne, died Jan. 14, 2004, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. She was a graduate of Parkin High School and a member of Paragould Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing with her grandchild and collecting poems...
Sarah Irene Bristow (01/11/05)
Sarah Irene Roberts Bristow, 90, of Cave City died March 16, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. Born Nov. 1, 1913, at Peace Valley near Ash Flat, she was the daughter of Dee and Laura Armstrong Roberts. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith...
Sharon Henson (01/11/05)
Sharon Kay Henson, 51, of West Helena died June 14, 2004. Born March 25, 1953, she was the daughter of William Albert Godfrey and Eunice Marie Duren Godfrey. She was married to Jerry Henson. She was director of health and safety at ATG Tool Factory, and was a member PCWBA Phillips County Women's Bowling Association...
Sylvia Sneed (01/11/05)
Sylvia Mae Drury Sneed, 88, of Strawberry died Feb. 14, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. Born May 10, 1915, at Swifton, she was the daughter of William C. and Willie Wagster Drury. She was a homemaker and a member of Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church at Strawberry...
Sally Ann Oldfield (01/11/05)
Sally Ann Oldfield, 54, of Ash Flat died Jan. 27, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 21, 1949, in Southhampton, Ind., she was the daughter of Florence Tunis Jennings and Luther Jennings. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Barney Oldfield of Ash Flat; four brothers -- Roy Johnson and Marshall Maxwell, both of Chicago, and Joe Llamas and Carlos Llamas, both of Danville, Ky.; five sisters -- Daisy Llamas of Indiana, Robin Llamas of Harrodsburg, Ky., Tina Llamas of Danville, Mary Penix of Harrodsburg, Ky., and Penny Slaughter of Danville.. ...
Ruby Willene Robbins (01/11/05)
Ruby Willene Robbins, 73, of Chowchilla, Calif., died April 25, 2004, at the Mercy Medical Center Community Hospital in Chowchilla. Born May 17, 1930, at Cave City, she was the daughter of Lesley and India Sugg Portefield. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Sidney Boyd Lankford (01/11/05)
Sidney Boyd Lankford, 79, of Hardy died Dec. 31, 2003, at his home. Born Oct. 23, 1924, in Tishimingo, Okla., he retired in El Paso, Texas, as a chief warrant officer (CW4) from the U.S. Army after more than 28 years, including service as a paratrooper and a mechanic in the 101st Airborne Division in World War II in Japan and in the Korean Conflict...
Shirley Cox (01/11/05)
Shirley Cox, 89, of Atlanta, Ga., died July 19, 2004, at Northside Hospital. She was born Dec. 1, 1914. Survivors include two sons -- Jerry E. Cox of Dunwood, Ga., and Paul Cox of Avon Lakes, Ohio; three grandchildren -- Julia Cox of Atlanta, Jeffrey Cox of Atlanta, and Jill Kuhn of Atlanta; and a sister, Mildred Whalen of Brentwood, Ga...
Shirley Elizabeth Alley (01/11/05)
Shirley Elizabeth Alley, 70, of Cherokee Village died May 2, 2004, at her home. Born Jan. 6, 1924, at LeMoyne, Pa., she was the daughter of Adda Catherine Frehn Eshelman and David I. Eshelman. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Robert E. ...
Samuel Anderson (01/11/05)
Samuel Edward Anderson, 76, of Horseshoe Bend died July 25, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Sept. 20, 1927, in Maryville, Tenn., he was a veteran of the United States Army. He served his country during World War II. He was retired from the manufacturing industry...
Randy Tomlinson (01/11/05)
Randy Wilson Tomlinson, 53, of Horseshoe Bend died Feb. 4, 2004, at Community Medical Center in Calico Rock. Born Feb. 4, 1951, in Melbourne, he was the son of Earnest Don Tomlinson and Norma Jean Wilson Tomlinson. He married Jody Hasselbring March 25, 2001, in Horseshoe Bend...
Ralph W. Ball (01/11/05)
Ralph William Ball Sr., 68, of the Mammoth Spring area died Jan. 1, 2004, in Cherokee Village. Born May 22, 1935, in Versailles, Mo., he was the son of Russell E. Ball and Margaret Gayhart Ball. He married Elizabeth Sue Swartz Aug. 20, 1955, in Peru, Ind...
Raymond Reh (01/11/05)
Raymond A. Reh, 89, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Nov. 13, 1914, in Hampshire, Ill., he was the son of John Reh and Margaret Schuster Reh. He was a self-employed electrician in Marengo, Ill...
Robert L. "R.L." McComas (01/11/05)
Robert L. "R.L." McComas, 73, of Ash Flat died May 16, 2004, at Arkansas Central Medical Center. Born April 21, 1931, in Clay County, he was the son of Madge Prevo McComas and Robert L. McComas. He was employed by a water company. Survivors include a son, Rick McComas of Ash Flat; two daughters -- Vickie Oyler of Highland and Brenda Rose of Cherokee Village; four brothers, Robert E. ...
Robert Lawrence (01/11/05)
Robert Eudell Lawrence, 68, of Melbourne died May 23, 2004, in Melbourne. Born Jan. 27, 1936, in Melbourne, he was the son of Rex Lawrence and Effie Zela Cheatham Lawrence. During his working years he was a carpenter. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include a long time companion, Mary Roddy of the home; a brother, Loye Lawrence of Melbourne; a daughter, Tammy Campos of Agnos; two grandchildren -- Blake Lawrence and Lacey Hawkins, both of Melbourne...
Roberta Hall Wiseman (01/11/05)
Roberta Hall Wiseman, 84, of Salem died May 20, 2004, at Salem. Born May 24, 1919, in Heart, she was the daughter of Henry "Frank" Franklyn and Ada Belle Bishop Hall. She married Kenneth Hardeman Wiseman July 30, 1942, at Salem. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and owner/operator of Wiseman's Grocery Store in Salem. She was a member of Wheeling Church of Christ...
Robert Holt (01/11/05)
Robert Holt, 82, of Cherokee Village died April 13, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 3, 1922. Survivors include his wife, Ilona Holt of Cherokee Village. Arrangements will be announced later and are under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Highland...
Roy Gann (01/11/05)
Roy William Gann, 75, of Williford died Feb. 26, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Jan. 31, 1929, in Sitka, he was the son of Williams and Carrie Logan Gann. He worked in a timber mill before working for the United States Postal Service as a mail carrier...
Robert Henry Rodgers (01/11/05)
Robert Henry Rodgers, 86, of Hardy died Dec. 30, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 15, 1917, at Newport, he was the son of Eula Bell Dark Rodgers and Inward W. Rodgers. During his working years he was employed as a manager in retail groceries. He was a member of Spring River Baptist Church and served in the Army Air Corps...
Ronald Emmert Arford (01/11/05)
Ronald Emmert Arford, 75, of Horseshoe Bend died March 30, 2004. Born March 8, 1929, in Colver, Pa., he was the son of Russell Charles and Cora Mae Donahue Arford. He married Ramona Katherine Bigelow Feb. 26, 1949, at Bolivar, Pa., and to this union six children were born. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a heavy maintenance operator in the steel industry...
Roberta Dean Tugwell (01/11/05)
Roberta Dean Tugwell, 76, of Cave Creek died July 30, 2004, at a Batesville Nursing and Rehab Center. Born June 16, 1928, near Batesville, she was the daughter of Robert Andrew and Mary Elizabeth Smith Tugwell. She was a farmer and a leather craftsman. She raised horses and German Shepherd dogs. She was an avid reader and was of the Methodist faith...
Raymond Atkinson (01/04/05)
Raymond Henry Atkinson, 81, of Ash Flat died Aug. 24, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Dec. 1, 1922, in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of William Elijah Atkinson and Lee Bacon Atkinson. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II. ...
Ruth Ann King (01/11/05)
Ruth Ann King, 67, of Cave City died April 17, 2004, at her home. Born Nov. 28, 1936, at Muskegon Heights, Mich., she was the daughter of Vernon George and Henerietta Tibey Dougan. She was a retired real estate agent and was of the Protestant faith...
Ruby A. Isom (01/11/05)
Ruby Adell Isom, 83, of Licking, Mo., formerly of Viola, died June 25, 2004, in Texas County Hospital in Licking. Born Aug. 13, 1920, in Viola, she was the daughter of Claud and Nellie Rand Isom. She was a homemaker and a member of Rambo Assembly of God Church in Licking...
Paul Junior Lassiter (01/25/05)
Paul Junior Lassiter, 71, of Cave City died Jan. 18, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 6, 1933, at Cave City, he was the son of Ervin Mac and Alma Ethel Montgomery Lassiter. He was a farmer, retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville and a member of Eutopia Baptist Church at Cave City...
Patrick H. Sullivan (01/25/05)
Patrick Henry Sullivan, 79, of Cave City died Jan. 21, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Sullivan served as Sharp County justice of the peace from 1985 until 1992. Born June 15, 1925, in Cave City, he was the son of Murphy Mobley and Jewel Rye Sullivan...
Pansye Hollingsworth (01/11/05)
Pansye Joyce Hollings-worth, 67, of Rogersville, Mo., died July 1, 2004, at her home. Born April 2, 1937, in Wiseman, she was the daughter of W.C. and Joyce Insell Gault. She was a graduate of Violet Hill High School and had a degree as a licensed practical nurse, having worked at Springfield Community Hospital...
Pearl Lucille Harris (01/11/05)
Pearl Lucille Harris, 91, of Strawberry died Aug. 4, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Sept. 26, 1912, at Strawberry, she was the daughter of George W. and Mollie Belle Milligan Mullen. She was a retired schoolteacher, having taught at Strawberry and Lynn and was a member of Strawberry Church of Christ...
Paul Lamphiere (01/11/05)
Paul Lamphiere, 67, of Cherokee Village died June 15, 2004, at his home. Born March 1, 1937, in South Kingston, R.I., he was the son of Clara Cook Lamphiere and Howard Lamphiere. He was employed as a caregiver. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl A. Lamphiere; two sons -- David Jordan of Dayton, Ohio, and Ralph Lamphiere of Topeka, Ariz.; two daughters -- Wanda Cinquagrana of Peace Dale, R.I., and Carol Scungio of Westchester, Mass.; a brother, Richard Lamphiere of San Angelo, Texas; and two sisters -- Dawn Andrews of Cherokee Village, and Martha Lamphiere of Souh Kingston, R.I.. ...
Opal M. Blizard (01/11/05)
Opal M. Blizard, 83, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 6, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born March 23, 1921, in Dexter, Kan., she was the daughter of Wilbur Southard and Opal Hathorn Southard. She married Ralph A. Blizard April 14, 1962. ...
Rev. O'Neal Milligan (01/11/05)
Rev. O'Neal Milligan, 73, of Emmet, Ark., died Jan. 4, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 9, 1930, at Shelbyville, Ark., to Winslow and Ethel Williams Milligan. He was pastor of the Laneburg United Pentecostal Church, former pastor of First Church UPC in Batesville and former pastor of the First Pentecostal Church in Sulphur Rock...
Omega Milligan (01/11/05)
Omega V. Milligan, 84, of Cave City died June 28, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. Born April 30, 1920, at the 104 Community, she was the daughter of James Wesley and Alta McCarver Moore. She was a retired store owner and a member of the Mt. View Missionary Baptist Church...
Pearl Elizabeth Austin (01/11/05)
Pearl Elizabeth Austin, 90, died May 21, 2004, at her home in Paducah, Ky. The Norris City, Ill., native was a farm wife and homemaker who retired to Cherokee Village in 1978, where she resided for 20 years prior to moving to Paducah. She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, May Chapter No. ...
Patricia E. Snuffer (01/11/05)
Patricia E. Snuffer, 57, of Evening Shade died April 13, 2004, at her home. Born Dec. 29, 1946, at Clovis, N.M., she was the daughter of Prentice and Elda Chapman Clark. She was a retired beautician, taught Head Start at Evening Shade Elementary School, and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church near Ash Flat...
Orelia Butler (01/25/05)
Orelia Butler, 93, of Cave City died Feb. 27, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born June 24, 1910, at Grange, Ark., she was the daughter of Oscar and Lura Milligan King. She was a homemaker, owned and operated Butler's Grocery at Poughkeepsie for many years and was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Nina Maurien Hyslip (01/11/05)
Nina Maurine Hyslip, 83, of Ash Flat died May 28, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Jan. 26, 1921, at Center, she was the daughter of Homer A. and Gertha Osborne Dawson. She was a homemaker and a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ in Evening Shade...
Nettie Malone (01/25/05)
Nettie Mae Malone, 82, of Sidney died Jan. 6 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 14, 1922, at Harrisburg, she was the daughter of John and Hazel Cawley Lillard. She was retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville and was of the Baptist faith...
Nancy Jane Crow (01/11/05)
Nancy Jane Blankenship Crow, 80, of North Charleston, S.C., formerly of Cave City, died Aug. 11, 2004, at Trident Medical Center in Charleston. Born May 9, 1924, in Cord, she was the daughter of Jefferson and Martha Goff Blankenship. She was retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville and was of the Baptist faith...
Nellie Felts (01/11/05)
Nellie "Bea" Felts, 85, of Batesville died April 21, 2004, at Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 26, 1919, at Sidney, she was the daughter of Auther and Lou Jones Smith. She was a homemaker and a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
O.B. London (01/11/05)
O.B. London, 79, of Sidney died Feb. 8, 2004, at the V.A. Medical Center in Little Rock. Born April 15, 1924, at Wills Point, Texas, he was the son of Clark M. and Cora "Mollie" Johnson London. He owned and operated London Body Shop in Melbourne for many years, served in the U.S. Marines during World War II, was a member of the Widow's Son Masonic Lodge 610 in Sidney, Sidney Volunteer Fire Department, and Melbourne First Baptist Church. He attended Sidney Baptist Church...
Marie Twilley (01/11/05)
Marie Twilley, 76, of Hardy died June 28, 2004, at her residence in Hardy. Born Jan. 26, 1928, in Hardy, she was the daughter of Harry and Ova Henry Robinson. She worked as a cashier and was a member of Hardy Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons -- Robert Lynn Twilley of Salem, and Ronnie Twilley of Hardy; a brother, Robert Robinson of Gulfport, Miss.; three grandchildren -- Matthew Twilley, Rob (Julie) Cox and Ronnie Lynn (Heather) Twilley; and four great-grandchildren...
Mary S. Farley (01/11/05)
Mary Sue Farley, 70, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 6, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 25, 1933, in Shreveport, La., she was the daughter of Fred Williams and Vivian Dunlap Williams. She was a director of social service for McCune Brooks Hospital in Carthage, Mo., a member of the Optimist Club, Diabetes Association and First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village...
Melinda Sellers (01/11/05)
Melinda Catherine Sellers, 73, of Cherokee Village died July 2, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 7, 1930, in Cove, Ark. She was employed as a medical transcriptionist. There are no survivors. No funeral service is planned at this time.
Mae Ruth McGuffey (01/11/05)
Mae Ruth Wright Johnson McGuffey, 96, died March 4, 2004, in a Batesville nursing home. Known as "Granny Mae," she was born Dec. 4, 1907, near Sidney. She was the daughter of Tom M. and Cora Ford Wright. She retired from Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., worked for a number of years as a foster grandparent in the Batesville School System, and was a member of Vine Street Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville...
Myrtle Oakes (01/11/05)
Myrtle Oakes, 89, of Thayer, Mo., died Jan. 19, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer. Born April 19, 1914, in Sharp County, she was the daughter of Samuel and Margaret Huett Wicker. She was a member of Thayer Church of Christ. On Oct. 12, 1932, she married Arthur Oakes Sr. and to this union three children were born. He preceded her in death...
Martic Jay Smith (01/11/05)
Martic Jay Smith, 79, of Melbourne died Dec. 25, 2003, at Batesville. Born Aug. 25, 1924, in Haleyville, Okla., he was the son of Enoch Smith and Annie Smith. He served in the United States Army during World War II with the 101st Airborne Division. He was honorably discharged attaining the rank of private first class and was a Purple Heart recipient. ...
Mary Louise Danielson (01/11/05)
Mary Louise Danielson, 75, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 27, 2003, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born June 14, 1928, in Burlington, Iowa, she was the daughter of John J. and Louise A. Marrah. On June 13, 1948, she married Robert Danielson in Roseville, Ill...
Millie Liles (01/04/05)
Millie Liles, 71, of Cave City died Sept. 8, 2004, at her home in Cave City. Born Oct. 6, 1932, at Nelsonville, Ark., to Oda E. and Myrtle Smith Anderson. She retired from the San Diego Zoo and later Con Agra and was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Melvin L. Flack (01/11/05)
The family requests that memorials for Melvin Louis Flack be made to the building fund of Salem First Assembly of God Church. Melvin Louis Flack, 84, of Cherokee Village died June 17, 2004, in Cherokee Village.
Martha Hollis (01/11/05)
Martha Jean Hollis, 54, of Thayer, Mo., died Dec. 24, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 26, 1950, in Cullman, Ala. Survivors include her husband, Ed Sollock of the home; her mother, Jean Simmons of Thayer; two children -- Chad Hollis and wife, Sherry, of Pomona, Mo., and Kelly Hollis and fiancee, Ned Chapman, of Thayer; two grandchildren -- Chase Hollis and Shelby Scaggs; three brothers -- Junior Simmons and his wife, Linda, of Thayer, Tom Simmons and his wife, Connie, of Norman, Okla., and David Simmons and his wife, Sheri, of Cherokee Village; four sisters -- Holly Crass and her husband, Glen, of Thayer, Diane Roberson of Mammoth Spring, Kim Spencer and her husband, John and Kamala Crone, all of Thayer.. ...
Mary Lewallen (01/11/05)
Mary Lee Lewallen, 49, of Cave City died July 3, 2004, at her home. Born March 26, 1955, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Joe and Betty Boley Hix. She was employed by White Rodgers in Batesville and was a member of the Mount View Missionary Baptist Church...
Melvin Gipson (01/11/05)
Melvin Gipson, 65, of Pocahontas, formerly of Poughkeepsie, died April 12, 2004, at Pocahontas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Sept. 25, 1938, in Sharp County, he was the son of Frank and Lillie Morgan Gipson. He worked in construction as a drywall installer and was a member of Pleasant Ridge Community Church in Sitka...
Mark F. Ball (01/11/05)
Mark F. Ball, 75, of Williford died Feb. 13, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village after a short illness. Born April 6, 1928, in Hickory Ridge, Ark., he was the son of Robert and Mary Wisemore Ball. He enlisted in the Navy in 1944 at the age of 15. He fought in the South Pacific, receiving a number of medals, including the Liberation of the Philippines...
Miriam Coddington (01/04/05)
Miriam Beatrice Coddington, 88, of Horseshoe Bend died Aug. 31, 2004, in the Northeast Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born in Findlay, Ohio, she was the daughter of Lewis Merritt and Hazel Edith Oberholtzer Jackson. She worked as a secretary for Marathon Oil Company in Robinson, Ill., before retiring to Horseshoe Bend. She was a member of Horseshoe Bend PEO Sisterhood and Horseshoe Bend United Methodist Church...
Martha Carpenter (01/11/05)
Martha Louise Carpenter, 86, of Batesville died Feb. 7, 2004, at Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 21, 1918, at Leslie, she was the daughter of Gene and Edna E. Coffman Pyle. She was a retired restaurant owner and a member of Central Avenue United Methodist Church in Batesville...
Mackie Alice Pruett (01/11/05)
Mackie Alice Pruett, 83, of Hardy died March 2, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 4, 1920, at Walnut Ridge, she was the daughter of Mack and Amanda Teeters Lindsey. She married Herman Pruett Jan. 5, 1936, in Stuart, Ark. He preceded her in death on April 20, 1989. She was a homemaker and a member of the Highland Assembly of God Church...
Mamie Ardell Manry (01/11/05)
Mamie Ardell Manry, 89, of Agnos died April 21, 2004 at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Feb. 14, 1915, in Morriston, Ark., she was the daughter of William Edgar Godwin and Nancy Elizabeth Berry Godwin. She married William T. Manry Sept. 17, 1933, at Agnos. To this union six children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Agnos Church of Christ...
Miles Adams (01/11/05)
Miles Junior Adams, 76, of Cherokee Village died June 13, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born April 30, 1928, in Sandwich, Ill. He was a veteran. He retired from All Steel Company in Aurora, Ill., after working for many years as a machinist...
Lee Wayne Longo (01/11/05)
Lee Wayne Longo, 61, 0f Bayonet Point, Fla., died Feb. 28, 2004, at his residence under the care of Hernando-Pasco Hospice. Born in Memphis, Tenn., he moved to Florida in 1998 from Hardy where he was a retail manager with Century Cellunet. He served in the U.S. ...
Lester Oren Ross Jr. (01/11/05)
Lester Oren Ross Jr., 54, of Ash Flat died June 3, 2004, in Louisville, Ky. Born May 9, 1950, in Salem, he was the son of Lester Oren Ross and Blanche Faulkenberry Ross. He married Ginger Gibson June 30, 1968, at Ash Flat, and to this union two children were born. He was employed by Pike Electrical Construction Company as a foreman...
Lena Oma Kuhn (01/11/05)
Lena Freida Oma Kuhn, 97, of Highland, formerly of Warren, Mich., died June 4, 2004, at her daughter's home in Highland. Born Oct. 30, 1906, in Asperg, Germany, she was the daughter of Otto and Marie Neff Deutschie. She was a homemaker and attended St. Peter German Lutheran Church in Warren, Mich...
Loretta P. Springer (01/04/05)
Loretta P. Springer, 83, of Ash Flat died Dec. 27, 2004, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. Born Jan. 8, 1921, in Muncie, Ind., she was the daughter of Estel Hopper and Lula Foster Hopper. She was a homemaker. She was married to Lawrence Earl Springer...
Levda McCord (01/25/05)
Levda McCord, 62, of Agnos died Jan. 12, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born April 13, 1936, in Heart, she was the daughter of James Lee and Ella Jane Mooney Mills. She married Dale McCord April 23, 1955, at Wheeling. To this union, seven children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of Agnos Church of Christ...
Loyd "Leslie" Walker (01/11/05)
Loyd "Leslie" Walker, 90, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Cave City, died June 9, 2004, at Hillcrest Specialty Hospital in Tulsa. Born Feb. 21, 1914, at Jesup, Ark., he was the son of Fredrick and Luvenia Simpson Walker. He was a farmer, school bus driver, a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II where he served four years in the Pacific Theater, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and a member and elder of the Milligan Campground Presby-terian Church...
Linda Kimbro (01/11/05)
Linda Kimbro, 56, of Aurora, Ill., died July 7, 2004. She was born Oct. 11, 1947. Survivors include her husband, William Kimbro of Aurora, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete but burial will be in Bradford Cemetery at Williford under the direction of Heath Funeral Home...
Lowell J. King (01/11/05)
Lowell J. King, 91, of Cave City died July 8, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 7, 1912, at Grange, he was the son of Oscar and Lura Milligan King. He was a farmer and a member of First Missionary Baptist Church of Cave City...
Leslie Hickey (01/11/05)
Leslie M. Hickey, 52, of Cherokee Village died June 6, 2004. Born July 11, 1951, in Jonesboro, he was the son of Merline White Hickey and Robert L. Hickey. He was an electrical engineer. Survivors include his wife, Shelia Fletcher Hickey of Cherokee Village; his step-mother, Bobbie Hickey; six brothers -- David Hickey of Cherokee Village, Robert D. ...
LonEll Holt (01/11/05)
LonEll Holt, 74, of Hardy died Feb. 8, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Arrangements are incomplete but will be announced by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.
Lonell Holt (01/11/05)
Lonell Holt, 74, of Hardy died Feb. 8, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born July 16, 1929, at Cherry Valley, Ark., she was the daughter of Lonnie and Sellia Jane Williams Holt. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God in Rochelle, Ill. She attended Garner's Chapel Church in Hardy...
Larry Humphreys (01/11/05)
Larry Wayne Humphreys, 41, of Fayetteville, Ark., died Feb. 8, 2004, in Fayetteville. Born April 1, 1962, in Anniston, Ala., he was the son of Ray Humphreys and Nora Haigwood Humphreys. He worked in construction as a block mason. Survivors include his parents -- Ray and Nora Humphreys of Ash Flat; two sons -- Andrew and Travis Humphreys, both of Kentucky; a daughter, Cynthia Humphreys of Cushman; a brother, Curtis Humphreys of Hardy; and a sister, Tina Hamm of Waynesboro, Miss...
Laverne Gammill (01/11/05)
Laverne Blanche Gammill, 88, of Horseshoe Bend died Jan. 13, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Jan. 10, 1916, in Mattoon, Ill., she was the daughter of Leonard and Blanche Pearl Lilly. She and her husband moved to this area in 1977. She was a member of Horseshoe Bend Assembly of God Church where she was an organist for several years...
L.B. Rodgers (01/11/05)
L.B. Rodgers, 86, of Batesville died Feb. 19, 2004, at his home. Born May 15, 1917, in Newport, she was the son of Eula Bell Dark Rodgers and Inward W. Rodgers. He was employed as a builder of bridge overpasses. Survivors include his wife, Wanda Rodgers of Batesville; three sons -- Dayton Rodgers of Round Rock, Texas, Kenneth Rodgers of Arlington, Texas, and Phillip Rodgers of Malvern; four daughters -- Judy Armstrong of Batesville, Martha Buell of Kansas City, Mo., Margaret Jones of Conway, and Mary Manes of Mountain Home.. ...
Loyal Burmeister (01/11/05)
Loyal William Burmeister, 83, of Horseshoe Bend died March 16, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center of Horseshoe Bend. Born Aug. 24, 1920, in Ottertail, Minn., he was the son of William and Christine Gleesing Burmeister. He served as a Navy pilot during World War II. He taught school and was a high school principal at Northfield, Minn., for 20 years. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 48 and Scimitar Temple National Education Association...
Leonard "Bill" Bristow (01/11/05)
Leonard "Bill" Bristow, 65, of Sperry, Okla., died March 5, 2004, at his home. Born Jan. 14, 1939, at Ash Flat, he was the son of Samuel Tillman and Sarah Irene Roberts Bristow. He was a retired salesman for Tulsa Auto Collection and a member of Church on the Move in Tulsa...
Lillian Agnes Scott (01/11/05)
Lillian Agnes Scott, 76, of Hardy died June 24, 2004 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born March 12, 1928, in Wisconsin, she was the daughter of Joseph and Lillian Goetz Younger. She was a retired waitress and a homemaker and attended St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
L. Alene Schulte (01/11/05)
L. Alene Johnson Gibbs Schulte, 56, of Ash Flat died June 21, 2004, at Huntsville, Ark. Born in Cash, Ark., she was a homemaker, living in Ash Flat since September 2003, moving to Rogers after living in Hoxie for several years. Survivors include her husband, Louis Schulte of the home; three daughters -- Valerie Holcomb of McCroy, Chrissee Gibbs of Fayetteville, and Jennifer Arnold of Rogers; four stepchildren -- Bob Schulte, Jack Schulte, Kathy Miller and Judy Libkel; four sisters -- Mary Ann Jones of Ash Flat, Faye Lewis of Springdale, Karen Selman of Lincoln and Lynn McCamis of Highland; four brothers -- J.T. ...
Krista Shawn Denton (01/04/05)
Krista Shawn Denton, 31, of Lake City, Ark., died Sept. 20, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro of natural causes. Born in East Chicago, Ind., she lived most of her life in the Jonesboro-Lake City area. She was a homemaker and a Girl Scout troop leader. She was a youth bowling coach and a member of the Women's International Bowling Congress...
Kermit Richard Larson (01/11/05)
Kermit Richardson Larson, 83, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 18, 2003, at his home. Born Nov. 19, 1920, at Duluth, Minn., he was the son of Carl W. and Hilda Gafvert Larson. He was a retired pharmaceutical sales representative for Scherin-Plough Corp, a U.S. ...
Lloyd Almond Cotter (01/11/05)
Lloyd Almond Cotter, 86, of Gepp died May 23, 2004, in Salem. Born Feb. 28, 1918, in Gepp, he was the son of Gilbert Marven and Lemma Johns Cotter. He married Adlee Velna Barker Nov. 11, 1946, at Viola and was married for 45 years before she preceded him in death. ...
Lucille Anderson (01/11/05)
Lucille Adline Anderson, 84, of Horseshoe Bend died July 23, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born June 3, 1920, at North Freedom, Wis., she was the daughter of Peter and Ida Stienhorst Rettgen. She was married Jan. 31, 1942, to Ronald Anderson in North Freedom. They moved to Horseshoe Bend Nov. 1, 1979...
Kayin Marie Heidy (01/04/05)
Kayin Marie Heidy, 59, of Cherokee Village 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...
Kenni Lynn Baldridge (01/04/05)
Kenni Lynn Baldridge, 35, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 31, 2004, at her residence. Born July 6, 1969, in Harrisburg, she was the daughter of Robert Douglas and Jimmie Barnes Douglas. She married Allan Baldridge Jan. 9, 1995, in Egypt, Ark., She moved to the Sharp County area nine years ago from Harrisburg. She attended the Highland Assembly of God Church in Highland. She was a homemaker...
Spec. Kenny Melton (01/11/05)
Spec. Kenneth Alan "Kenny" Melton, 30, of Batesville, formerly of Thayer, Mo., was born Nov. 24, 1973, in West Plains, Mo., and died April 25, 2004, in Baghdad, Iraq. He was a member of the United States Army National Guard, CO B, 2/153 INF. He died while serving his country during Operation Iraqi Freedom...
Kermit A. Larson (01/11/05)
Kermit A. Larson, 87, of Horseshoe Bend died Dec. 30, 2003, in Horseshoe Bend. Born May 25, 1916, at Wahoo, Neb., he was the son of Alfred and Hannah Olsen Larson. He was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Corps. He worked for 37 years for the Iowa Department of Transportation. ...
James W. Smith (01/11/05)
James W. Smith, 69, of Poughkeepsie died April 24, 2004, at his home. Born Jan. 8, 1935, at Poughkeepsie, he was he son of Everett and Pearl Shirley Smith. He retired as a plant supervisor from Warner Commercial Body in Noblesville, Ind., and was a member of Powell's Chapel United Methodist Church...
John Stroud (01/11/05)
John Thomas Stroud, 78, of Melbourne died June 29, 2004, in Batesville. Born May 18, 1926, in Knob Creek, he was son of Levi Stroud and Nellie Byler Stroud. During his working years, he worked in Washington and was also a carpenter. Stroud was a World War II veteran serving in the Philippines. He was of the Baptist faith...
James Thompson (01/11/05)
James Robert Thompson, 66, of Horseshoe Bend died July 25, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Oct. 4, 1937, at Moline, Ill., he was the son of Harold and Emma Ingold Thompson. He married Thelma Bernice Tate June 27, 1959, in Rock Island, Ill. He was a member of Horseshoe Bend Lions, Friends of the Library and Faith Presbyterian Church. He was a past MRID commissioner...
Jody Tomlinson (01/11/05)
Jody Louise Tomlinson, 46, of Horseshoe Bend died June 29, 2004, in Horseshoe Bend. Born June 25, 1958, in Watseka, Ill., she was the daughter of Ardell Hasselbring and Betty Miller Hasselbring. She married Randy Tomlinson March 25, 2001, in Horseshoe Bend and he preceded her in death in February 2004. She was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary in Horseshoe Bend. She worked as a graphic artist for the Pacesetting Times in Horseshoe Bend...
Joseph N. "Joe" Neal (01/11/05)
Joseph N. "Joe" Neal, 22, of Calamine died Aug. 3, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 3, 1982, he was the son of John Norman and Mary Kathleen Hill Neal. He was a sawmill worker, a musician and a member of Apple Hill General Baptist Church at Ward...
Jodean Miller (01/11/05)
Jodean Miller, 76, of Horseshoe Bend died Feb. 2, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born Sep. 30, 1927, in Sidney, Neb., she was the daughter of Marvin and Margarite Williams Armstrong. She worked as an office manager for the IRS...
Joshua Marcum (01/25/05)
Joshua S. Marcum, 33, of Evening Shade died Jan. 4, 2005, at Taji, Iraq. Born Aug. 27, 1971, in Illinois, he was the son of Otis Edward and Barbara Coats Marcum. He was a truck driver for Dowell Transport in Batesville and a member of Detachment 1, Company B, 3rd Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment of Camden...
James McGlinn (01/11/05)
James Robert McGlinn, 82, of Ozark Acres died Jan. 2, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Jan. 4, 1921, in Delphi, Ind., he married Dorothy Beetsma Sept. 16, 1942, in Demotte, Ind. He retired after farming for many years in Hebron, Ind. ...
James McTigue (01/11/05)
James McTigue, 52, of Cave City, formerly of Salem, died July 31, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born May 2, 1952, at Gary, Ind., he was the son of Michael Patrick and Mildred Mulhern McTigue. He was retired after serving 20 years in the United Sates Air Force and was of the Catholic faith...
James Marshall (01/11/05)
James W. Marshall, 87, died Jan. 1, 2004, at Bell Trace Health and Living Center in Bloomington, Ind. Born May 20, 1916, he was the son of Will and Josie Shawcrass Marshall, he was born and raised in the Church of the Brethren in Anderson, Ind., and spent his adult years making music in the service of the Lord. His voice was his instrument and he took every opportunity to use it, whether in the choir, a quartet or solo...
Joseph M. Golembeski (01/11/05)
Joseph M. Golembeski, 87, of Searcy died March 16, 2004, at Central Arkansas Hospital in Searcy. Born Aug. 7, 1916, in Wakefield, Mich., he was the son of John and Berniece Golembeski. He was retired from the Federal Aviation Administra-tion as an electronics technician and was a member of the Catholic Church in Searcy...
Jennifer Lynn Elliott (01/11/05)
Jennifer Lynn Elliott, 30, of Ward died April 23, 2004, at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, after losing a heroic and valiant battle with cystic fibrosis. She worked at the North Little Rock Michael's Arts and Crafts Store for 12 years as cashier, bookkeeper, master framer and assistant manager until her health declined in November 2003...
Julia Kathryn Taylor (01/11/05)
Julia Kathryn Taylor, 75, died April 5, 2004, in Mammoth Spring. Born Jan. 10, 1929, in Hardy, she was the daughter of Horace Phelps and Lela Morgan Phelps. She married Jack Charles Taylor July 4, 1946, in Hardy. She was a loving mother and grandmother and was a member of Mammoth Spring First Baptist Church. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her...
Joan Jones (01/04/05)
Joan Jones, 68, of Nelson-ville died Aug. 26, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 7, 1935, at Manila, Ark., she was the daughter of Richard Benjamin and Dovie I. Forsythe Oates. She was a homemaker and member of Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church at Nelsonville...
Joan Hill (01/04/05)
Joan Hill, 81, of Monette Manor died Sept. 18, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Fulton County. She moved to Jonesboro in 1966. She was a homemaker and Baptist. Survivors include two daughters -- Robbie Wallin of Jonesboro and Anna Long of Bono; a sister, Jane Martin of Batesville; seven grandchildren -- Hunter Long and Evan Long, both of Leachville, Brandon Fleming and Shawn Fleming, both of Bono, and Summer Wallin, Brawn Wallin and Brandi Wallin, all of Jonesboro.. ...
James Homod (01/11/05)
James "Jim" Douglas Homod, 24, of Keflavick Naval Air Station, Iceland, died July 28, 2004, at his home. Born July 22, 1980, in Murfreesboro, Tenn., he was the son of Barbara Bailey Homod and John Homod of Hardy. He was a 1998 graduate of Highland High School and was a welder...
Josh H. Smart (01/11/05)
John Henry Scranton Smart, infant son of Eric Gene Smart and Amanda Jovell Scranton of Cave City, died March 24, 2004, at Harris Hospital in Newport. Survivors include his parents of the home; a brother, Cody Smart of Sulphur Rock; a sister, Lauren Smart of Sulphur Rock; four grandparents -- Tommy Smart and Sandra Smart, both of Batesville, and Michael Pallardy Sr. ...
John Halvorson (01/25/05)
John Halvorson, 64, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 16, 2005, at his home. He was born June 10, 1940, in Austin, Minn. He was raised on a farm in Albert Lea, Minn., and sang in the Lutheran Church children's choir and attended a one-room rural school...
John "Jack" F. Walton (01/11/05)
John "Jack" F. Walton of Hardy died April 10, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born June 26, 1925, he was the son of Agnes McAbe Walton and Floyd Walton. He was employed at Walton's Sign and Stained Glass Co. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Walton of Hardy; four sons and two daughters-in-law -- sons Charles and Kim Walton, and Tim Walton, all of Sarasota, Fla., Chris Walton and Michael and Jauna Walton, all of Tampa, Fla.; a stepson, William Brown-ing of Lakeworth, Fla.; a daughter -- Nancy Odeh of Sarasota; a stepdaughter, Vicky Hart of Morristown, Tenn.; a sister, Rosemary Koenen of Spencer, Iowa; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.. ...
Jimmie Chapin (01/11/05)
Jimmie Lind Chapin, 62, of Salem died June 22, 2004, at Salem. Born July 25, 1941, in Manilla, he was the son Edmond and Litha Jane Crain Chapin. He spent his working years as a father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and as a construction worker. He was an avid fisherman and hunter, and a charter member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles...
John Cushman (01/11/05)
John Franklin Cushman, 82, of Evening Shade died Feb. 15, 2004, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. Born Nov. 26, 1921, at Woodstock, Ohio, he was the son of Arthur Garfield and Mary Ellen Blake Cushman. Before moving to Arkansas in 1962, he served in the Ohio State Patrol and in the United States Marine Corps from Dec. 9, 1941, to January 1946. After moving to Arkansas he farmed until 1999, and was a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ in Evening Shade...
Jerry Don Ellis (01/11/05)
Jerry Don Ellis, 61, of Hardy died June 29, 2004, at St. Bernard's Auxiliary House in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 26, 1942, he was the son of James Vestal and Jody Parlee Smith Ellis. He worked as a custodian in Cherokee Village and was of the Baptist faith...
Judy Carol Holloway (01/11/05)
Judy Carol Holloway, 57, of Ash Flat died June 9, 2004, at her home. Born July 15, 1946, in Manila, Ark., she was the daughter of Berniece Mae Humble Miller and Russell Miller. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Charles Marshall Holloway of Ash Flat; two sons -- Charles Holloway Jr. ...
John Fagan Jr. (01/11/05)
John Fagan Jr., 77, of Horseshoe Bend died Feb. 23, 2004, at Salem. Born June 1, 1926, in Springfield, Ill., he was the son of John Fagan Sr. and Elizabeth Tuak Fagan. He married Elloise Woolsey Dorion Oct. 13, 1972, at Little Church of West in Las Vegas. ...
Junior Doyle (01/04/05)
Junior Doyle, 71, of Cave City died Sept. 18, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 1, 1932, at Saffell, he was the son of James Ernest and Virgie Lee Mize Doyle. He was a retired timber worker and a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church at Cord...
Jewell Duane Fulbright (01/11/05)
Jewell Duane Fulbright, 84, of North Little Rock died Dec. 27, 2003, at his home. Born May 31, 1919, near Cave City, he was the son of Elbert Edward and Ella Story Fulbright. He worked 20 years in the aircraft industry in Wichita, Kan., and 20 years for Associated Management in Little Rock. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and was of the Methodist faith...
John C. Cheek (01/25/05)
John Chester Cheek, 53, of Ozark Acres died Jan. 17, 2005, in Hardy. Born Nov. 26, 1951, in Fort Smith, he was the son of Deward Carson Cheek and Opal Louise Simpson Cheek. He was a graduate of Highland High School, a former karate instructor and a fourth degree black belt...
James C. Bates (01/04/05)
James C. Bates, 56, of Hardy died Dec. 25, 2004, at his residence. Born June 2, 1948, in Little Rock, 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...
J.B. Robinson (01/11/05)
J.B. Robinson, 75, of Monticello died June 14, 2004. He entered the world weighing 10 pounds Jan. 29, 1929, in Hardy, Ark, as the seventh child of George Albert and Iva Robinson. He grew up in Hardy, fishing and swimming in the Spring River. During his teens he worked at a hotel carrying bags and helping in the kitchen. ...
Jimmy Clyde Brewer (01/11/05)
Jimmy Clyde Brewer, 55, of Hardy died May 14, 2004. He was a professional painter by trade. He is survived by his two daughters -- Amanda Nate Brewer Vankatesan and her husband, Keri, of Maryland, and Wendy Nicole Brewer Rhodes and her husband, David, of Missouri; a grandson, Speedy Benjamin Rhodes; and his mother, Billie Jean Brewer...
Jack Bartruff (01/11/05)
Jack Bartruff, 90, formerly of Chesterton, Ind., died July 3, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born in Balcom, Ill., he was the son of Rudolph and Rose Zeller Bartruff. He married Henrietta Marie Schindler Sept. 7, 1940, in South Bend, Ind...
Jennifer Annette Biby (01/11/05)
Jennifer Annette Biby, 28, of Hardy died March 2, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Medical Center in Cherokee Village. Born June 26, 1975, in Salem, she was the daughter of Henry Luther Goodman and Linda Sue Chapps Proctor. She married Bennie Shawn Biby Dec. 17, 1992, in Hardy...
Imalene Thacker (01/11/05)
Imalene Thacker, 61, of Cave City died Dec. 26, 2003, at her home. Born May 18, 1942, near Ben Gay, Ark., she was the daughter of Verner A. and Eulala Pinkston Cooper. She was a cook at Cave City Nursing Home and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include two sons -- Chuck Thacker and Junior Thacker, both of Cave City; two daughters -- Judy Webster of Cave City, and Tina Belt of Cherokee Village; four brothers -- Clifton Cooper and Alton Cooper, both of Grange, Leland Cooper of Van Buren, and John Cooper of Batesville; four sisters -- Lorene Burge of Grange, Nina Jean Townsley and Bonnie Byrd, both of Cave City, and Betty James of Hardy; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Irene V. Baptist (01/11/05)
Irene V. Baptist, 85, died Aug. 21, 2004, at Hospice Care Center in Fitchburg, Wis. Born Sept. 16, 1918, in Centralia, Ill., she was the daughter of Lawrence W. Varner and Samantha Bradley Varner. She was a mother, homemaker, caretaker and a registered nurse. She was a private duty nurse at Scholitz and Allen hospitals and a staff nurse at Friendship Village in Waterloo, Iowa...
Irene Marie Powell (01/11/05)
Irene Marie Powell, 81, of Hot Springs, formerly of Salem, died Jan. 30, 2004, in Hot Springs at National Park Hospital. Born Oct. 20, 1922, in Sharp County, she was the daughter of Arthur and Nora Baldridge. She was married to Herman W. Powell. She was a retired dress designer and seamstress...
Iona Faye Nickels (01/11/05)
Iona Faye Nickels, 51, died June 2, 2004, in Hardy. Born June 2, 1953, in Koshkonong, Mo., she was the daughter of Norval Hunsperger and Dowan Day Hunsperger. She married Gary Nickels May 8, 1971, in Hardy. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Field Creek Pentecostal Church in Mammoth Spring...
Iva Ford McIntire (01/11/05)
Iva Ford McIntire, 79, of Ash Flat died Jan. 23, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Dec. 4, 1924, in Kings Mill, Ark., she was the daughter of Mary Shands Goodman and Jody Goodman. She was a homemaker and worked for Village Vacations in Cherokee Village...
Hubert Soward (01/11/05)
Hubert Oscar Soward, 91, of Ash Flat died Jan. 4, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 29, 1912, near Ash Flat, he was the son of David and Maggie Cameron Soward. He was a farmer and a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ. Survivors include a daughter, Renee Bell, of Batesville; a sister, Doris Herron, of Washington; three grandchildren -- Chris Phillips of Little Rock, and Carla Duncan and Ashley Bell, both of Batesville; a great-grandson, Bradley Phillips, of Little Rock; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Hazel Rea Sanford Thompson (01/04/05)
Hazel Rea Sanford Thompson, 92, of Ash Flat, former resident of Colt, Ark., died Sept. 21, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born May 28, 1912, in New Albany, Miss. She was married in 1925 to Thead Garland Thompson, who preceded her in death in 1963. She was a homemaker and a member of Saddle Baptist Church...
Howard R. Simpson (01/11/05)
Howard R. Simpson, 94, of Poughkeepsie, died Jan. 1, 2005, at Baptist Health Medical Center in North Little Rock. Born Feb. 26, 1910, at Poughkeepsie, he was the son of Charles E. and Rebecca Jane Howard Simpson. He owned and operated Heath Hardware in Detroit for many years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, a Mason and a member of Little Spring Missionary Baptist Church in Poughkeepsie where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher...
Hamilcar T. Mickel (01/25/05)
Hamilcar T. Mickel, 95, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 20, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born in Harvard, Neb. He was a model builder for McDonnell Aircraft and was in charge of the wind tunnel test on the Mercury spacecraft. Survivors include his son, Alan Mickel of East Prairie, Mo...
Hazel M. Gordon (01/11/05)
Hazel M. Weaver Gordon, 79, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 31, 2004, from injuries suffered in a fall at her home. She is survived by her husband, Millard F. Gordon of Cherokee Village; her son, Odis (Joann) Weaver of Plainfield, Ill.; two stepsons -- Doug (Peggy) Gordon of Philadelphia, and Ralph (Nasrin) Barbee of Poway, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Virginia Osman of New Castle, Penn.; loving children, Martha (Paul) Duncan of Channahon, Ill.; two nieces -- Linda (Wayne) Smith of Anderson, Ind., Kay (Bill) Tatman of Hartford City, Ind.; a nephew, Larry McAdams of Hartfield City, Ind.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Hattie Mitchell Newby (01/11/05)
Hattie Mitchell Newby, 85 of Belleville, Ill., died Aug. 18, 2004, at her residence. Born Dec. 20, 1918, in Antelope, Kan., she was a retired engraver for Schaeffer Pen Company in Fort Madison, Iowa. She also was a member of Village Bible Church in Cherokee Village...
Henry O. Tompkins (01/11/05)
Henry O. Tompkins, 88, of Saddle died April 25, 2004, at the John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. Born Feb. 4, 1916, in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of Dudley Arthur Tompkins and Auda Haney Tompkins. He retired from the United States Army as a master sergeant after serving for over 22 years. He served during World War II and Korea, and was a recipient of a Purple Heart. He was a member of Baptist Church in Poughkeepsie...
Helen L. Cushman (01/11/05)
Helen L. Cushman, 74, of Evening Shade died March 11, 2004, at Central Arkansas Hospital in Searcy. Born Feb. 27, 1930, in Russellville, Ohio, she was the daughter of Thomas M. and Clara Roxie Wagner. She was a homemaker and a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ in Evening Shade...
Helen Hazel Wingard (01/11/05)
Helen Hazel Wingard, 74, of Hardy died May 26, 2004, at her home. Born Jan. 18, 1930, in Locust Grove, Okla., she was the daughter of Etta Mae Bates and Girty Bill Bates. She was a registered nurse. Survivors include her husband, James Wingard; a son, James W. Wingard of Hardy; a daughter, Mary Margret Wingard of Texas; and five grandchildren...
Harry I. Peterson (01/11/05)
Harry I. Peterson, 73, of Horseshoe Bend died Aug. 12, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Survivors include a sister, Beverly Brooks of Horseshoe Bend. Arrangements are incomplete but are under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Hardy...
H. Frances Snider (01/11/05)
H. Frances Snider, 87, died July 2, 2004, in Bixby, Okla. Born Jan. 20, 1919, in Newcastle, Ind., she was the daughter of Martin and Elizabeth Marlatt Harlow. She lived in Newcastle until her marriage to George Snider Oct. 13, 1939. They lived in Indianapolis where she worked as a bookkeeper/ accountant. ...
Harvey H. Porter (01/11/05)
Harvey Harrison Porter, 94, died Feb. 24, 2003, in West Plains, Mo. Born Jan. 14, 1910, in Atlantic, Iowa, he was the son of Charles E. Porter and Katherina Roberts Porter. He worked for many years in the medical field in Iowa City, Iowa. Survivors include his sister and brother-in-law -- Pearl and Wesley Jones of Mount Ayr, Iowa; a brother, Hover Porter of Paradise, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews...
Harvey E. Godfrey (01/11/05)
Harvey E. Godfrey, 56, of Cherokee Village, died March 31, 2004, in Mountain Home. Born June 30, 1947, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., he was the son of W.A. and Eunice Duren Godfrey. He was employed in law enforcement during his working years. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Funk Godfrey of Cherokee Village; his mother, Eunice Godfrey of Hardy; two daughters -- Mandy Saunders of Bono, and Melissa Donnely of Minot, N.D.; a son, Michael Buford of West Helena; a sister, Sharon Henson, and husband, Jerry of West Helena; a brother, Albert Godfrey, and wife, Pam of Hardy; four aunts -- Alma O'Keefe of Hardy, Winnie Thomas of Poplar Grove, Daisy Griffis of Batesville, and Edith Fife and husband, Elray, of Missouri; three grandchildren; a nephew, Robert and Sherry Godfrey of Rogers; and a niece, Lisa House of Southaven, Miss.. ...
Henrietta Benner (01/11/05)
Henrietta Benner, 87, of Horseshoe Bend died July 27, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born Jan. 25, 1917, she was the daughter of Henry and Augusta Classen Heeren at Watseka, Ill. She was a homemaker, a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church and a volunteer for North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend...
Hubert "Chief" Hawkins (01/11/05)
Hubert "Chief" Hawkins, 88, of Hardy died March 2, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Sept. 22. 1915, in Altuna, Fla., he was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked before retirement as the chief dietician for the Veteran's Administration in Memphis, Tenn. He moved to Hardy in 1967 from Memphis. He was of the Baptist faith and attended Liberty Hill Methodist Church...
Harry A. Wilson (01/11/05)
Harry A. Wilson, 72, of Cherokee Village died April 28, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 10, 1932. Arrangements will be announced at a later date and are under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Hardy.
Genese Wilkerson (01/11/05)
Genese Wilkerson, 84, of Amarillo, Texas, formerly of Cave City, died Jan. 28, 2004, at Heritage Convalescent Center in Amarillo. Born Oct. 11, 1919, at Cave City, she was the daughter of Mamon E. and Lucille Laman Lathum. She was a homemaker, a member of Chaparral Hills Baptist Church in Amarillo and a former member of Eastside Baptist Church in Cave City...
Gladys Whitten (01/11/05)
Gladys Dora Whitten, 96, of Cherokee Village died July 20, 2004, at her residence. Born Jan. 12, 1908, in Stonewall County, Texas, she was the daughter of Marian Clay Waltrip and Ada Alice Littleton Waltrip. She worked in the civil service during World War II at the Naval Station in Corpus Christi, Texas. She owned and operated Flour Buff Beauty Shop. She moved to Cherokee Village over three years ago from San Marcos. She was of the Baptist faith...
Gilbert Reece Bray (01/11/05)
Gilbert Reece Bray, 82, of Mount Pleasant, Ark., died Feb. 23, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 8, 1921, he was the son of Marshel Alvis and Vera Ethel McSpadden Bray. He was a farmer, served as a medical technician in the U.S. Army during World War II, served on the Sharp Nursing Home Board for many years and was a member of Barron Fork Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Mount Pleasant...
George Russell (01/11/05)
George Foreman Russell, 63, of Blytheville died July 14, 2004, at his home. Born May 18, 1941, in Mountain Home, he was the son of Lige and Amy Louella Jones Russell. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was a retired carpenter, a member of the Carpenter's Union in Chicago and Little Springs Missionary Baptist Church in Poughkeepsie...
Geradine McNeight (01/11/05)
Geraldine P. McNeight, 76, of Cherokee Village died June 20, 2004, in Cherokee Village. Born Feb. 18, 1928, in Dunkirk, N.Y., she was the daughter of Reul and Cecil Hesch Proper. She married Gene H. McNeight Nov. 21, 1947, in Dunkirk. She moved with her husband to Cherokee Village 10 years ago from Sterling Heights, Mich. While living in Cherokee Village, she was a member of the Cherokee Village Players and was a volunteer for the Ladies Hospital Auxiliary. She was a homemaker...
Gary Lynn Treanor (01/11/05)
Gary Lynn Treanor, 52, of Ravenden died Feb. 23, 2004, at his home. Born May 2, 1951, in Jonesboro, he was the son of Waylean Garner Treanor and M.E. "Mat" Treanor. He lived in Jonesboro most of his life but resided in Ravenden for the past nine years. He was a United States Navy veteran...
Gerald Knapp (01/11/05)
Gerald Ford "Jerry" Knapp, 87, of Cherokee Village died May 16, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 17, 1916, in Pleasantville, Iowa, he was the son of Walter Ford Knapp and Mable Travis Knapp. He married Jeane Sprow in Marshalltown, Iowa, in 1960. ...
Gary Leon England (01/11/05)
Gary Leon England, 68, of Saddle died March 3, 2004, at his home. Born Nov. 11, 1935, in Rapid City, Iowa, he was the son of Wayne Edwin and Elizabeth Matilda Schurer England. He was a member of Highland Elks and Salem Moose Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Janice Carol Jaeger England of the home; a son, Gus Edwin England of Rapid City; a daughter, Debra Lynn Graham of Rapid City; a sister, Jacquelyn Polanski of Dewitt, Iowa; three grandchildren -- Kevin Graham, Jacob Graham and Sara Graham, all of Rapid City; three great-grandchildren -- Jordan Graham Reese Graham and Tre' Stokes, all of Rapid City; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Gerald "Jerry" Knapp (01/11/05)
Gerald Ford "Jerry" Knapp, 87, of Cherokee Village died May 16, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 17, 1916, in Plasantville, Iowa, he was the son of Walter Ford Knapp and Mable Travis Knapp. He married Jeane Sprow in Mashalltown, Iowa, in 1960. ...
Gary Lee Hester (01/11/05)
Gary Lee Hester, 61, of Bald Knob, formerly of Hardy, died Aug. 11, 2004, at White County Medical Center in Searcy. He was born in Kansas City, Mo., and was a poultry farmer. Survivors include six sons -- Marty Hester, Elton Hester, both of Bald Knob, Ashton Hester, Alex Hester, Jody Hester and Isrial Hester, all of Hardy; a daughter, Jessica Hester of Sitka; two stepsons -- Richie Ruby of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Michael Ruby of Hardy; two stepdaughters -- Missy Hamilton of Kansas City, Kan., and Angie Ruby of Poughkeepsie; and a brother, Paul Hester of Texas.. ...
George Jenkins (01/04/05)
George Edward Jenkins, 82, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 27, 2004, at Hardy. He was born in Tennessee and worked in food production at the Del Monte corporation. Survivors include a son, Paul Edward Jenkins of Gainesville, Mo., and two daughters -- Ann Anderson of Rochelle, Ill., and Debbie Ingram of Monument, Colo...
George Fernbacher (01/11/05)
George Frank Fernbacher, 86, of Cherokee Village died July 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 8, 1917, in St. Louis, he was the son of Eva Morath Fernback and George Fernbacher. He was a truck driver and veteran of the Coast Guard during World War II...
Gregory Allen Bayes (01/11/05)
Gregory Allen Bayes, 36, of Cherokee Village died April 14, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village following an automobile accident. Born March 21, 1968, in Cleburne, Texas, he was the son of Rufus and Mary Bayes. He worked part-time as a maintenance man for Sonic and also for IESI in Ash Flat. He was of the Baptist faith. Bayes moved to Cherokee Village 10 years ago from Texas...
Frances Williams (01/11/05)
Frances Freeman Williams, 81, of Ash Flat died Feb. 6, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born June 28, 1922, in Anderson, S.C., she was the daughter of Ulla Mae Gomillian and Will Gomillian. She was employed in manufacturing textiles and was a homemaker...
Frances Pettengell (01/11/05)
Frances E. Pettengell, 83, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 13, 2004, at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock. Born Jan. 29, 1921, in Blue Earth, Minn., she was the daughter of Arthur and Clarissa Peterson. She married Robert Pettengell Oct. 9, 1943, in Yuma, Ariz. She moved to Cherokee Village 10 years ago from Jonesboro, and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Fredrick R. Edgar (01/11/05)
Fredrick R. Edgar, 80, of Cave City died March 16, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 17, 1924, at San Bernadino, Calif., he was the son of Ray Oscar and Lucy Margaret Laude Edgar. He was retired from the Civil Service, having worked at North Island Naval Air Station in Coronado, Calif., for 33 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Cave City...
Flora Marie "Jane" Hester (01/11/05)
Flora Marie "Jane" Hester, 88, formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 2, 2004, in Little Rock. Born June 17, 1916, near Tahlequah, Okla., she was the daughter of Charles Hester and Ollie Samantha Scribner Hester. She was employed as a farm worker and a maintenance worker at Los Angeles Schools. She was of the Baptist faith...
Frankie Leroy Thomas (01/11/05)
Frankie Leroy Thomas, 69, of Mammoth Spring died July 7, 2004, at his home. Born Oct. 20, 1934, in Malvern, he was the son of Charles Davidson Thomas and Goldie Washington Clark Thomas. He was married Aug. 27, 1968, to Anna Gean Walters at Mammoth Spring. He was in the United States Army and later was self-employed in septic tank maintenance...
Fritz Lorentzen (01/11/05)
Fritz Lorentzen, 80, of Cherokee Village died April 30, 2004. Born in Milwaukee, Wis., he was the son of Karen and Fritz Lorentzen of South Milwaukee, Wis. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Hargrave Lorentzen of Cherokee Village; a sister, Karen Soli of Menomonee Falls, Wis.; two sons -- David (wife Linda) of Middleton, Wis., Bryan (wife Cindy) of Franklin, Wis.; a daughter Barb (husband Tom) of Austin, Texas; two granddaughters -- Rebecca and Amanda of Middleton; a niece, Lynn Soli (husband Bruce Kamradr); and a dear friend, Michele Zindars of Middleton.. ...
Frances Fischer (01/04/05)
Frances L. Fischer, 88, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 2, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Jan. 28, 1916, in North Little Rock, she was the daughter of William Jones and Pauline Rinke Jones. She married Paul Fischer in 1943 in Little Rock...
Frances Gilbreath (01/11/05)
Frances Joann Gilbreath, 66, of Holiday Island, Ark., died July 18, 2004, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rogers, Ark. Born March 24, 1938, in Hardy, she was the daughter of Robert Bryden and Bessie Mae McAnally Sample. She was a real estate broker and a member of Spring River Baptist Church of Hardy...
Fred D. Patton (01/11/05)
Fred D. Patton, 81, of Highland died Aug. 16, 2004, at his home. Born Feb. 9, 1923, in Detroit, Mich., he was the son of Fred Dock Patton Sr. and Adelena Leland Patton. He was a photographer and musician and attended Ash Flat Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Wilma R. ...
Frieda Barrow (01/11/05)
Frieda Barrow, 73, of Williford died March 22, 2004, at her residence. Born Nov. 8, 1930, in Newburg, Austria, she was the daughter of Walburga Ruger and Christoff Ruger. She was a seamstress and treasurer of the Fire Department of Martin Creek at Williford...
Eugene Samuel Hall (01/11/05)
Eugene Samuel Hill, 92, of Cave City died May 14, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. Born Feb. 28, 1912, at Bennett, Neb., he was the son of James Samuel and Mary Edith Gochnauer Hall. He was a retired truck driver, a farmer, an Army veteran of World War II, a member of the Masonic Lodge in Memphis, Tenn., the Shriners, Scottish Rite and American Legion and was of the Methodist faith...
Evelyn "Sally" Bonewits (01/11/05)
Evelyn "Sally" Laura Bonewits, 75, died Dec. 31, 2003, in Horseshoe Bend. She was born in Flint, Mich., and was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Jack R. Bonewits; two sons -- Stan Hurst of Charlotte, N.C., and Jack E. Bonewits of Griffith, Ind.; two daughters -- Carol Whieney of Duluth, Ga., and Martha Bonewits of Gary, Ind.; two brothers -- Jim Whatling of Port Hope, Mich., and Jerry Whatling of South Lyon, Mich.; seven grandchildren -- Jamie, Pat, Amanda, A.J., Dustin, Calvin and Kelsey; and six great-grandchildren -- Kaitlin, Brianna, Morgan, Madeline, Taylor and Gracie.. ...
Ernst S. Wege (01/04/05)
Ernst S. Wege, 93, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 24, 2004, in Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. Born in St. Louis, Mo., he owned two floor covering stores in St. Charles and Wentzville, Mo., before moving to Cherokee Village in 1973...
Ella Twilley (01/25/05)
Ella M. Twilley, 92, of Ash Flat died Jan. 11, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born March 1, 1912, in Sharp County, she was the daughter of Asa N. McCord and Della Asher McCord. She married Morris Twilley in October 1928 in Sharp County. He preceded her in death in 1980. She was a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ and was a homemaker...
Elizabeth Norine Hodge (01/11/05)
Elizabeth Norine Hodge, 89, of Belle, Mo., formerly of Sandtown, Ark., died Jan. 28, 2004, in Frene Valley Retirement Center at Hermann, Mo. Born Oct. 5, 1914, at Sandtown, she was the daughter of William E. and Elizabeth Tugwell Montgomery. She was a retired school teacher and was a member of First Baptist Church in Belle...
Edgar M. "Jack" Turner (01/11/05)
Edgar M. "Jack" Turner, 81, of Cave City died April 30, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 4, 1923, at Cave City, he was the son of Charlie and Mollie Miller Turner. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He retired from International Shoe Factory in Batesville. His hobby was woodworking. He was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Elsie Montgomery (01/11/05)
Elsie Wilkerson Montgom-ery, 90, of Cave City died Feb. 26, 2004, at Cave City. Born July 29, 1913, at Grange, Ark., she was the daughter of John Robert and Ophelia Powell Wilkerson. She was a homemaker and member of First United Methodist Church of Cave City...
Edna H. Trapp (01/11/05)
Edna H. Trapp, 86, of Milwaukee, Wis., formerly of Cherokee Village, died March 7, 2004, of natural causes. She was the wife of Andrew Trapp, who preceded her in death. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Trapp and Ellie and Ron Haines and family...
Earl Franklin Mayes (01/11/05)
Earl Franklin Mayes, 74, of Cave City died May 24, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born March 10, 1930, at Tansboro, N.J., he was the son of James Franklin and Emma Hutton Mayes. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force as a tech sergeant, having earned 26 years. He was a retired electrician, a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion...
Erma E. Martin Bishop (01/11/05)
Erma E. Martin Bishop, 94, of Salem died Dec. 20, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Oct. 8, 1909, at Ash Flat, she was the daughter of Edmond Martin and Ella Howard Martin. She married Bert Kenneth Bishop Dec. 4, 1926, at Ash Flat. To this union two children were born. She was a wonderful wife and mother, totally dedicated to her family. She was a member of Salem First Baptist Church...
Ernest J. Roberts (01/04/05)
Ernest J. Roberts, 82, of Jesup, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 17, 1922, at Saffell, he was the son of George and Ada Golf Roberts. He was a retired farmer, a veteran of World War II, a member of the Poughkeepsie Masonic Lodge and a Methodist...
E.D. "Gene" Winey (01/11/05)
E.D. "Gene" Winey, 82, of Ash Flat died Aug. 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Medical Center at Cherokee Village. Born July 5, 1922, at Preston, Iowa, he was the son of Lester Arthur and Olga Marie Reis Winey. He was a cattle rancher for over 50 years, a crop duster, and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II where he served as a fighter pilot...
Elizabeth C. Williamson (01/11/05)
Elizabeth C. Williamson, 61, of Cherokee Village died April 20, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born April 28, 1942, at Memphis, she was the daughter of Elmer Caldwell and Mary Elizabeth Norman Caldwell. She was employed as a Hospice RN for Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village...
Earlene Cossey (01/11/05)
Earlene Cossey, 66, of Hardy died June 14, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Feb. 8, 1938, in Fulton, Miss., she was the daughter of Eddie and Myrtie Moses Williams. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons -- Bill Cossey of Williford, and Riley Cossey of Monroe, Ark.; two daughters -- Sue Miller of West Helena, and Kelly Colt of Colt, Ark.; a step-son, Gene Cossey; 30 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren...
Evert C. Wheeler (01/11/05)
Evert C. Wheeler, 80, of Williford, formerly of South Haven, Mich., died Jan. 5, 2005, at his home. Born Sept. 17, 1924, in South Haven, he was the son of Joseph Armena Burrows Wheeler. He was a veteran, serving in the Marine Corps during World War II, and was a retired meat cutter...
Elmo Anderson (01/11/05)
Elmo Anderson, 75, of Cave City died June 27, 2004, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. Born April 6, 1929, at Smithville, he was the son of Corbett and Zela Brown Anderson. He was a mechanic and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church of Cave City where he served on the youth committee and was an usher for many years...
Donna Y. Beall (01/25/05)
Donna Y. Beall, 49, of Cave City died Jan. 16, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 26, 1955, at Brawley, Calif., she was the daughter of Dwayne and Faye Z. Rush Coleman. She was a homemaker and a Catholic. Survivors include her husband, Keith Beall of the home; a stepson, Michael Blue of Salina, Kan.; her father, Dwayne Coleman; a brother, Manford Vaughn Coleman; and two grandchildren, Tasha Blue and Kaitleen Blue, both of Salina...
Dorsey Wayne Morrow (01/11/05)
Dorsey Wayne Morrow, 88, of Horseshoe Bend died April 13, 2004, at his residence. Born June 5, 1915, in Russellville, Mo., he was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Jones Morrow. He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a naval officer in the South Pacific area...
Doyle Phelps (01/11/05)
Doyle Wayne Phelps, 55, of Ash Flat died Dec. 25, 2003, in Cherokee Village. Born May 31, 1948, in Hardy, he was the son of Lela Morgan Phelps and Horace Phelps. He was a truck driver. Survivors include his wife, Sharon Phelps of Ash Flat; three daughters -- Kathryn Herum and Nova Lee Medlock, both of Ash Flat, and Doylene Phelps of Cherokee Village; two brothers -- Lonnie Phelps of Hardy, and Lloyd Phelps of Maize, Kan.; two sisters -- Jean Bevil of Maumelle and Julia Taylor of Mammoth Spring; and four grandchildren.. ...
David O. Carroll (01/11/05)
David O. Carroll, 77, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 1, 2004. Born Sept. 29, 1926, in Norfolk, Va., he was the son of Eva Orr Carroll and William Joseph Carroll. He was a a salesman and served in the Merchant Marines and the Army during World War II...
Danny Morgan (01/11/05)
Danny Ray Morgan, 29, of Sidney died July 16, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 25, 1975, in Bossier City, La., he was the son of Jimmy Ray Morgan of Powhatan, Ark., and Allie Janie Morgan of Brockwell. He was a 1995 graduate of Izard County Consolidated School. He was a member of the Nazarene Church in Horseshoe Bend and was employed as a construction worker...
Don McGuire (01/11/05)
Don "Pappy" McGuire, 90, of Myron died July 27, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 28, 1913, at Monette, Ark., he was the son of William Homer and Virgie Pearl Rogers McGuire. He was retired from public works, a farmer and a member of Myron Baptist Church...
Dorothy Marie Baker (01/11/05)
Dorothy Marie Baker, 82, of Hardy died April 13, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 13, 1921, in Kings Mill, she was the daughter of Joseph Earl and Icie Sheffield Horton. She married George Elwood Baker June 13, 1946; he preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 1987. She was a homemaker...
Dorothy Louise Koontz (01/11/05)
Dorothy Louise Koontz, 77, of Cherokee Village died March 3, 2004, at her residence. Born July 1, 1926, in Chicago, she was the daughter of Arthur Thorson and Jenny Olson Thorson. She married George Edward Koontz in September 1954 in Illinois. She was retired from the office of Beakins Van Lines in Hillside, Ill...
Delbert Keith Bigsby (01/11/05)
Delbert Keith Bigsby, 81, of Horseshoe Bend died Aug. 10, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Sept. 28, 1922, in Wautoma, Wis., he was the son of Harry and Essie Evans Bigsby. He married Betty Fisher in 1944, who preceded him in death, and later married Edna Fanger in 1973...
Donald H. Hood (01/11/05)
Donald H. Hood, 56, of Cave City, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Dec. 20, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born March 13, 1947, in Blytheville, Ark., he was the son of Allen Hood and Golden Thompson Hood. He married Carolyn Brown Nov. 9, 1990, in Crittenden County, Ark. He worked most of his life as a truck driver. He was a veteran of the United States Army...
David E. "Dick" Harris (01/04/05)
David E. "Dick" Harris, 82, of Highland died Dec. 25, 2004. Born Nov. 21, 1922, in Salem, he was the son of Guy O. and Mae Morrow Harris. Upon graduation from Salem High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served as a radar man on the USS Prince William during World War II...
Daniel David Waters (01/11/05)
Daniel David Waters, 44, of Thayer, Mo., formerly of New York, died Dec. 23, 2003, near Saddle, Ark. Born Oct. 18, 1959, in Glenfalls, N.Y., he was the son of David L. Waters. He was employed by a tree service company. The funeral will be held in Bolton Landing, N.Y., with arrangements by Alexander Funeral Home...
David A. Noyes Sr. (01/11/05)
David A. Noyes Sr., 67, of Cherokee Village died March 10, 2004, at the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. Born Dec. 20, 1936, in Chicago, he was the son of Thelma Monroe and James Noyes. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 23 years. During his service, he served on the Carrier USS Ranger in the Vietnam War. He was married Dec. 27, 1958, in St. Louis to Judith Noyes...
Carnell Wayne Cheek (01/11/05)
Carnell Wayne Cheek, 62, of Salem died Aug. 22, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 9, 1942, in Yellville, he was the son of Flossie Keeter Cheek and Arnold Cheek. He married Louetta Sanders Oct. 28, 1967, in Salem. He was a dairy farmer for many years and a member of Salem First Baptist Church...
Carolyn Sarantos (01/11/05)
Carolyn L. Sarantos, 75, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 22, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Feb. 21, 1928, in Los Angeles, she was the daughter of Victoria Margaret Stevens and Allen Miles McConnell. She was an engineer for the phone company...
Cytha Russell (01/11/05)
Cytha H. Russell, 86, of Poughkeepsie died July 18, 2004, at Skilcare Nursing Center in Jonesboro. Born March 15, 1918, at Portia, she was the daughter of Elmer and Ethel Smith Atkinson. She was a homemaker and a member of Poughkeepsie Church of Christ...
Cathy Miller (01/04/05)
Cathy Lee Miller, 46, of East Prairie, Mo., formerly of Melbourne, died Dec. 23, 2004, at Missouri Delta Hospital in Sikeston, Mo. Born Sept. 24, 1958, at Robstown, Texas, she was the daughter of Johnnie August and Virgie Lee Nichols Baca. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Charles Giese (01/25/05)
Charles L. Giese Sr., 75, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Waukesha, Wis., died Dec. 24, 2004, in Menomonee Falls, Wis. Born March 18, 1929, in Waukesha, he was the son of Ernst and Catherine Braun Giese. He graduated from Waukesha High School in 1947...
Carroll Eugene Sullivan (01/11/05)
Carroll Eugene Sullivan, 59, of Batesville died June 5, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 22, 1944, at Calico Rock, he was the son of Herbert and Ruth Street Sullivan. He was a carpenter, electrician and plumber, a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose -- Batesville Lodge and member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Batesville...
Charles Glenwood McClain Jr. (01/11/05)
Charles Glenwood McClain Jr., 61, of Ash Flat, died June 8, 2004, at his residence. Born July 18, 1942, he was the son of Charles Glenwood McClain Sr. and Helen Parker McClain. He married Alice Hopper April 21, 1962, in Las Vegas. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He worked many years in California as a self-employed drywall contractor...
Carrie E. Eller (01/11/05)
Carrie E. Eller, 70, of Cherokee Village died May 30, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Feb. 5, 1934, in Waterford, Miss., she was the daughter of Annette Smith Barber and Walter Barber. She spent her working years as a secretary...
Charles Drumheller (01/04/05)
Charles "Chuck" Earl Drumheller, 52, of Hardy died Aug. 28, 2004, at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn. Born July 4, 1952, in Rockford, Ill., he was the son of Kenneth Gardner and Evelyn Rogene Wible Drumheller. He was a personal financial planner with American Express/Investors Diversified Services, a member of the Elks Club Lodge 2539 and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Mt. Morris, Ill...
Clayton Earl Sprague (01/04/05)
Clayton Earl Sprague of Horseshoe Bend departed this life Sept. 21, 2004, in Calico Rock, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County. He was born June 6, 1918, in Utica, N.Y., the son of Floyd and Lillian Cole Sprague. He worked for General Electric as a supervisor in Washington, Iowa, from where he retired...
Cleo Elizabeth Britton (01/04/05)
Cleo Elizabeth Britton, 93, of Thayer, Mo., formerly of Cherokee Village and Culver City, Calif., died Dec. 30, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. Born Aug. 23, 1911, in Olney, Ill., she was the daughter of Cora and Frank Britton, who preceded her in death...
Victoria Acerra
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Victoria C. Acerra, 47, and her daughter Caroline Eden Dodd, 18, died May 31, 2004, in Bucharest, Romania, in an auto/train accident. Acerra's survivors include her parents -- William and Doris Lawson of Cherokee Village; a brother and sister-in-law -- James and Kathy Acerra; and a niece and nephew -- Angie and Alex Acerra of Mountain Home...
Cynthia Davan Whitter (01/25/05)
Cynthia Davan Whitter, 18, of Hardy died Jan. 15, 2005, on Highway 63 north of Hardy. Born Jan. 12, 1987, in Little Rock, she was the daughter of Jackie McAnulty Bell of Hardy and Terry Whitter of Ohio. She was a senior and cheerleader at Highland High School. She worked at McDonalds in Hardy and was a member of Temple Baptist Church...
Curtis Dean LaSage (01/11/05)
Curtis Dean LaSage, 80, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 3, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System. Born March 3, 1924, in Chicago, he was the son of Edward and Rose Poland Oatman. He was united in marriage Nov. 9, 1942, in Poygan, Wis., to Kathryn Marie Grinnell who preceded him in death on March 29, 2001. ...
Coy C. Story (01/11/05)
Coy Columbus Story, 92, of Little Rock died Jan. 8, 2004, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Little Rock. Born Nov. 25, 1911, at Cave City, he was the son of King William and Lee Ford Story. He was a schoolteacher, having taught in many public schools in Sharp County, and a retired salesman for Toledo Scales Company in Little Rock. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was of the Methodist faith...
Conrad Dwayne Bean (01/11/05)
Conrad Dwayne Bean, 64, of Salem died Jan. 26, 2004, in Salem. Born Sept. 22, 1939, in Kokomo, Ind., he was the son of Walter Robert and Bertha Eleanor Ellison Bean. He spent his working years as a father and carpenter. He was a member of Horseshoe Bend Eagles Club and Moose Lodge 739. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps...
Christina Brittingham (01/11/05)
Christina Brittingham, 86, of Hardy died May 19, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born July 29, 1917, she was the daughter of Thenda Booth Walker and John Walker. She was a graduate of Arkansas State University. She retired from teaching at St. Louis County School System...
Clesto Bobo (01/11/05)
Clesto Bobo, 74, of Ash Flat died June 1, 2004, at his home. Born Aug. 23, 1929, at Chalybeate, Miss., he was the son of Ervin C. and Emily V. Rogers Bobo. He was a farmer and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Kathryn Howell Bobo of the home; a son, Kenneth C. ...
Christeen Barnhill (01/11/05)
Christeen Barnhill, 72, of Mammoth Spring died Jan. 2, 2004, in Mountain Home. Born March 8, 1931, in Osceola, Ark., she was the daughter of Alonzo and Nora Staggs. She worked as a certified nurse's aide. She was also a homemaker and a devoted mother. She enjoyed dancing, gardening and fishing. She was of the Baptist faith...
Charles Abbott (01/04/05)
Charles Lee Abbott, 65, of Pine Bluff died Aug. 20, 2004, at Pine Bluff. Born March 26, 1939, at Maynard, he was the son of Neoma Risenhover Gann of Walnut Ridge and Earl Abbott. He spent his working years as a press operator for a newspaper. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in the Korean conflict...
Blanche Taylor (01/04/05)
Blanche Taylor, 89, of Williford died Dec. 26, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 22, 1915, in Trumann, she was the daughter of John and Dora Fraley Petty. She married Herchel Comptents Taylor in 1932 in Grubbs. He preceded her in death on Jan. 9, 1986. She was a homemaker...
Billie Shelton (01/11/05)
Billie "Bill" E. Shelton Sr., 60, of Cherokee Village died April 16, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born May 17, 1943, in Rector, Ark., the son of Erma Gurthie Shelton and Burl Shelton of Paragould. Bill was a retired tool maker from Chrysler Corp. after 27 years of service, before he and his wife, Rita, moved to Highland, where they have operated Timberline Restaurant with their family and friends for the last six years...
Buford Ray "B.R." Evans (01/11/05)
Buford Ray "B.R." Evans, 72, of Hardy died Dec. 30, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 10, 1931, in Hardy, he was the son of Fred Kerry and Eva Armstrong Evans. The Evans family moved to Sharp County in the 1850s. He was the fourth of six generations residing in the Hardy area. He worked for 31 years for John A. Cooper in Cherokee Village. He also worked for six years for Cherokee Frame Factory...
Brandon T. Pinkston (01/11/05)
Brandon T. Pinkston, 22, of Batesville died July 1, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 27, 1982, at Batesville, he was the son of Gene and Patty Pinkston. Survivors include his parents -- Gene and Patty Pinkston of Batesville; five brothers -- Andrew Pinkston, Rodney Pinkston and Greg Pinkston, all of Batesville, Kirby Pinkston of Cave City, and Mike Cobb of Charlotte; three sisters -- Amy Pinkston and Lisa Pinkston, both of Batesville, and Tina Pinkston of Cave City; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Barbara Rose Reynolds (01/11/05)
Barbara Rose Reynolds, 77, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 25, 2004, at her home. Born May 29, 1926, at Anderson, Ind., she was the daughter of Euphrates Patterson Hughes and Frank Hughes. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Donald "Don" Reynolds of Cherokee Village; a son, Donald J. ...
Betty Meisenheimer (01/11/05)
Hellen Elizabeth "Betty" Wright Meisenhimer, 84, of Cherokee Village died April 26, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 10, 1919, in Akron, Ohio, she was the daughter of George Maltby Wright and Majorie Byford Jerrems Wright. ...
Brent M. Propes (01/11/05)
Brent M. Propes, 41, of Wes Knoxville, Tenn., died Dec. 21, 2003, at UT Medical Center. He was an employee of Sun Rise Ridge Resort in Pigeon Forge. He attended First Baptist Church at Concord and was an avid golfer and fisherman. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a devoted husband, father and son...
Betty Lea Wilson (01/11/05)
Betty Lea Wilburn Wilson, 75, of North Little Rock, formerly of Cherokee Village, died April 6, 2004. Born June 2, 1928, in Elrod, Ala., she was the daughter of Rafe and Ophelia Wilburn. She started to work with the telephone company at a very young age in Birmingham, Ala...
Billy Joe Tyson (01/11/05)
Billy Joe Tyson, 73, of Powhatan died June 10, 2004, at Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. He was a construction worker for Cameron Construction Company in Jonesboro. Born in Hoxie, he moved to the Powhatan area 43 years ago. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Korea...
Betty Jean Morris (01/11/05)
Betty Jean Morris, 65, of Farmers Branch, Texas, died Jan. 27, 2004. Born Dec. 31, 1938, she was the daughter of O.L. Morris and Ernestine Morris of Pocahontas. She was employed as a certified public accountant by CF & Company of Dallas. Survivors include a son, Geoffrey S. ...
Brett Gene Porter (01/11/05)
Brett Gene Porter, 17, of Cave City died Feb. 23, 2004, at Cave City. Born March 28, 1986, at Batesville, he was a senior at Cave City High School and a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City. Survivors include his father and stepmother -- Craig and Carrie Porter of Cave City; his mother and stepfather -- Saundra and Con Battles of Sidney; two brothers -- Matthew Battles and John Battles, both of Sidney; a stepbrother, Chance Battles of Sage; a sister, Lauren Porter of Cave City; grandparents -- Helen Porter of Cave City, Jane Smith of Cave City, and Gene and Sandy Smith of Cave City.. ...
Boyce Haley (01/11/05)
Boyce R.C. Haley, 86, of Zion died April 16, 2004, in Batesville. Born Aug. 31, 1917, in Evening Shade, he was the son of Clarence Haley and Amanda Taylor Haley. He married Eva Edna Miller Haley July 4, 1936, in Bonetown, Ark., and to this union two children were born. He spent his working years as a logger. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He attended Bear Creek Methodist Church and was a member of the Antioch Lodge 241 for over 50 years...
Bunice Cora Tucker (01/11/05)
Bunice Cora Tucker, 94, of Agnos died May 17, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Nov. 13, 1909, in Pleasant Grove, she was the daughter of Randall Alexander "R.A." Kemper and Nancy Estes Kemper. She married Fred Tucker July 3, 1932, at Mammoth Spring. To this union three children were born...
Billy Burba (01/04/05)
Billy Burba, 72, of Cave City died Aug. 31, 2004, at a Memphis hospital. Born Aug. 6, 1932, at Batesville, he was the son of Lola Gladys Burba. He was retired from Ideal Baking Company where he worked in building maintenance. He was also a carpenter and had worked at Batesville Stockyard at Charlotte. He was a member of Antioch Church of Christ...
Arilla Turner (01/04/05)
Arilla Turner, 79, of Mountain Home, formerly of Ash Flat, died Dec. 24, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany, Miss. Born March 20, 1925, in Wiseman, she was the daughter of Cecil Bell and Gladys Williams Bell. 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...
Amanda Richmond (01/11/05)
Amanda Belle Richmond, 93, of Elk Horn, Iowa, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Feb. 29, 2004, in Elk Horn. Born July 5, 1910, in Caddo County, Okla., she was the daughter of Emerson and Phebe Prey Griffith. She attended a country school and was baptized in a creek near her home...
Arthur L. Wells (01/11/05)
Arthur Lee Wells, 81, of Williford died Jan. 13, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 1, 1922, in Ravenden, he was the son of Samuel Henry and Stella Mae Halstead Wells. He married the former Rexie Sparlin of Pocahontas, Ark., Feb. 2, 1959, in Ravenden...
Ann Manker (01/11/05)
Ann Manker, 69, of Ash Flat died Dec. 27, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 15, 1934, in Neidenbach/Eifel, Germany, she was the daughter of Johann and Mary Hoeser. She was a homemaker and member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Angela Lea King (01/04/05)
Angela Lea Arnold King, 36, of Ash Flat died Sept. 2, 2004, at St. John's Medical in Springfield, Mo. Born Jan. 21, 1968, in Fort Rucker, Ala., she was the daughter of William Henry Arnold and Ruby Nadine Henry Arnold. She married Michael King April 5, 2000, in Ash Flat...
Anna Jobe (01/25/05)
Anna Mae Jobe, 77, of Batesville died Jan. 13, 2005, at Wood Lawn Nursing Home in Batesville. Born May 28, 1927, at Cave City, she was the daughter of Justin J. and Martha Alene Staggs Milligan. She was retired from Gray's Hospital in Batesville and was a member of North Heights Church of Christ in Batesville...
Andrew G. Ponder (01/11/05)
Andrew G. Ponder, 87, of Cherokee Village, former circuit judge of the 3rd Judicial District composed of Lawrence, Jackson, Sharp and Randolph counties, died April 15, 2004, in Jonesboro. Ponder was born in Walnut Ridge Oct. 1, 1916. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Ponder Sr. He, like his two brothers, Harry Jr. and Lester Ponder, attended law school and became an attorney...
Anna Grice (01/04/05)
Anna Cassie Mooney Grice, 90, of Smithville died Dec. 30, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born April 23, 1914, at Ravenden Springs, she was the daughter of J.F. and Josephine Ray Mooney. She was a homemaker and a member of Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church at Nelsonville...
Anna Ford Burge (01/11/05)
Anna Geneva Ford Burge, 98, of Cave City died Dec. 18, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 30, 1905, at Cave City, she was the daughter of John Edward and Margaret Paralee Matlock Ford. She was a teacher in a one-room school during her early adult life. ...
Artie Campau (01/18/05)
Artie Holland Campau, 85, of Sidney died Nov. 21, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 4, 1917, at Damascus, she was the daughter of Homer Jackson and Nancy Rebecca Holland Terry. She was a homemaker and a member of Sidney Baptist Church...
Agnes Bouknecht (01/11/05)
Agnes Bouknecht, 90, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 12, 2004, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. She was born Sept. 14, 1913. She was a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Bouknecht, Jan. 21, 2002...
Aenon Anderson (01/18/05)
Aenon Anderson, 88, of Cave City died April 1, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 31, 1913, at Strawberry, she was the daughter of Israel W. and Minnie Belle Milligan. She was a homemaker and a member of Milligan Campground Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Strawberry...
Agnes Ann Bounds (01/18/05)
Agnes Ann Bounds, 76, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 25, 2002, in Mesa, Ariz., from complications of cancer. She was born May 16, 1926, in St. Paul, Minn. Survivors are her husband, Sidney, of 60 years; a son, Bill (Julie); a daughter Sandra Calliham (Richard); daughter-in-law, Sandie; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren...