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Obituaries from February 2005

Alvin Lee Young (02/17/05)
Alvin Lee Young, 53, son of William Weaver and Bonnie Jean Zackery Young, was born Oct. 16, 1951, in Mountain Home, Ark. He died Feb. 10, 2005, at his home in Salem. Alvin spent his working years as a father and truck driver. He served his country in the United States Army and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Eugene B. Askren (02/17/05)
Eugene B. Askren, 77, of Mountain Home. formerly of Ash Flat, died Feb. 5, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born April 21, 1927, in Croydon, Ind., he was the son of Smith K. Askren and L. Ethel Randall Askren. He moved to the Sharp County area from Anderson, Ind. ...
Margaret Meek (02/17/05)
Margaret Olympia Wadley Meek, 100, died Feb. 11, 2005, at Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. A daughter of Mr. and Mrs Kelly Wadley, she was born Jan. 13, 1905, in Arkabutla, Miss. On August 20, 1920 she married John Meek. They made their home in Marvell, Ark. in the late 1930s, where they remained until moving to Thayer in 1990. She was a membr of Calvary Baptist Church in Marvell and formerly worked as a sales clerk...
Bert L. Miller (02/17/05)
Bert L. Miller, 69 , of St. Charles, Mo., died Jan. 20, 2005, at St. Joseph Health Center. He was born May 1, 1935 , to Monroe and Florence Miller in Gatewood, Mo. Mr. Miller was an athletic director and coach who had been employed by the St. Charles School District for 25 years before retirement...
Donita Brewer Fore (02/17/05)
Donita Brewer Fore, 74, of Sidney died Feb. 10, 2005, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. Born Dec. 24, 1930, in Wellington, Texas, she was the daughter of Oscar J. and Martha Askew Brewer. She was a retired bank employee and a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Sidney...
Charles Leon Darneille (02/17/05)
Charles Leon Faulkner Darneille of Salem died unexpectedly Feb. 4, 2005 at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains. Born July 1, 1920, in Washington, D. C., he was the 10th child of Joseph A. Darneille and Evelyn L. Marschalk Darneille. He graduated from high school in Yonkers, N.Y., and attended Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., the University of Chicago and the University of Arizona. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a corpsman in Panama...
Raydean Prewett (02/17/05)
Bernard Raydean Prewett, 79, son of the late Boyce Bernard and Mattie Eunice Butler Prewett, was born on Oct. 7, 1925, in Union, Ark. He died Feb. 12, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was married to Buna Ann Stroud Aug. 9, 1943, at Wheeling, and to this union a son was born. ...
Vera J. Brawley (02/17/05)
Vera J. Roberts Brawley, 68, of Ozark Acres died Feb. 10, 2005, at her residence. Born Oct. 19, 1936, in Wilson, Ark., she was the daughter of Charles Marion Stafford and Ollie Jane Randolph Stafford. She was a member of the American Legion and was a homemaker...
Robert F. Emerson (02/17/05)
Robert F. Emerson, 76, of Mountain Home, was born Dec. 9, 1928, to James and Velva Lively Emerson in Colt, Ark. He died Feb. 12. 2005, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center. He married Berniece Detloff Emerson. He was a retired master diesel mechanic from the Local 150 Union, Operating Engineers Unit. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Chicago. He was a member of the Emmanuel Church. He enjoyed cohoes fishing, boating, RV riding and skeet shooting...
Raymond Lee Jackson (02/17/05)
Raymond Lee Jackson, 70, of Booneville, Ark., formerly of Salem, died Feb. 10, 2005, in Booneville. He was a construction worker. He attended school at Salem as a child. Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Ann Guglielmino; two sons -- Lanny Jackson of Booneville, and Vernon Gene Jackson of Kansas City, Mo.; four sisters -- Carolyn Wood of Carbondale, Kan., Maxine May and Pauline Dreyfess, both of St. Louis, and Mable Galoti of Winsfield, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren...
Frances C. Repshas (02/17/05)
Frances C. Repshas, 89, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 8, 2005, at her daughter's residence in Warren, Mich. Born April 1, 1915, in Detroit, she was the daughter of Joseph Naujokas and Esther Dzenkauskas Naujokas. She moved to Cherokee Village 31 years ago from Detroit with her husband, Joseph. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Catherine Rolli (02/17/05)
Catherine Marie Rolli, 92, of Ash Flat, died Feb. 5, 2005, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Born April 20, 1912, in Dayton, Ohio, she was the daughter of Charles Milby and Laura Lairmore Milby. She worked many years as an inspector for General Motors. She was a member of the Baptist church...
Louis Loftsgard (02/17/05)
Louis Vernon "Buster" Loftsgard, 75 of Cherokee Village died Feb. 10, 2005, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Little Rock. Born Nov. 12, 1929, in Elgin, Iowa, he was the son of Louis Loftsgard and Jessie Opperud Loftsgard. He worked many years as a carpenter and painter. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during the Korean War...
William "Bill" Williams (02/10/05)
William Raleigh (Bill) Williams, of Viola, son of the late Sam and Evelyn Darr Williams, was born Feb. 5, 1927 in Alton, Mo. He died Feb. 1, 2005 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, at the age of 77 years, 11 months and 27 days. He married June Whitten on June 3, 1945 at Alton, Mo. ...
Clifton Taylor (02/10/05)
Clifton Taylor, 71, of Evening Shade died Feb. 3, 2005, at his home. Born Oct. 24, 1933, in Evening Shade, he was the son of Elbert and Reba Qualls Taylor. At age 13 his father died leaving him to provide for his mother and four siblings. After unsuccessfully trying to farm, he joined the U.S. ...
Haythen Burch & Rylan Burch (02/10/05)
Haythen Eugene and Rylan Eugene Burch of Mountain Home were delivered stillborn Jan. 28 at Baxter Regional Medical Center. They are survived by their father, Kevin Burch and mother, Samanta Cooper of Mountain Home; paternal grandparents -- Darren Burch of Salem and Anita Walde of Mountain Home; paternal great-grandparents -- Loyd Burch of Pocahontas, Lorene Elliot of Mountain Home, and Betty Hankins of Vilonia; maternal grandparents -- James Cooper of Del Rio, Texas, Diane Cooper of Lakeview; and paternal great-grandparents -- Amos Johnson of Splendora, Texas.. ...
Floyd Stahly (02/10/05)
Floyd Stahly, 87, of Cave City died Jan. 31 at his home. Born March 23, 1917, at Stuttgart, he was the son of Adam and Maggie Evans Stahly. He was a retired farmer and a member of Cave City Church of Christ. He was preceeded in death by his parents; his wife, Jean C. Stahly; a son, Larry Stahly; two brothers -- Paul Stahly and Ralph Stahly; and three sisters -- Blanche Smith, Bessie Causey and Pearl Clark...
Mary Jane Smith (02/10/05)
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...
Lee Roy Engle (02/10/05)
Lee Roy Engle, 62, of Sidney died Feb. 5, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 16, 1942, at Mountain View, Ark., he was the son of Woodrow and Myrtle Price Engle. He was a construction worker, served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, was a member and past Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars post 8042 and a member of Sidney Baptist Church...
Bertha Alice Weiss (02/10/05)
Bertha Alice Weiss, 87, of Alton died Jan. 31, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer. Born Feb. 28, 1917, in Republic, Kan., she was the daughter of Frank and Mary J. Millern. She retired from the Denver, Colo., public school system in the 1970s after nearly 30 years of service...
Mary Lueler Combs (02/10/05)
Mary Lueler Combs, 94, of Thayer died Jan. 31 in West Plains. Born June 4, 1910 in Oregon County, she was the daughter of John Henry Hand and Peggy Elizabth Vanzant Hand. She married Lee F. Combs in December 1931 in Oregon County. He preceeded her in death in 1990...
Carol A. Braun (02/10/05)
Carol A. Braun, 68, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 3, 2005, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Sept. 2, 1936, in Dupo, Ill., she was the daughter of Henry Soehnlin and Ida Lindemien Soehnlin. She moved to Cherokee Village 25 years ago from Granite City, Ill. She was a member of the Ladies of the Highland Elks and St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Ila Jean Tucker (02/24/05)
Ila Jean Tucker, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born Nov. 20, 1929, at Detroit, Mich., the daughter of William and Sarah Sutherland. She died Feb. 11, 2005, at Rogers, Ark. She married Merwin Tucker Feb. 7, 1958, in Detroit, Mich., and to this union a son, Brent, and a daughter, Christine, were born. During her working years she worked for General Motors as an accountant...
Rev. C. Waymond Hollis (02/24/05)
The Rev. C. Waymon Hollis, 68, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 15, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Dec. 19, 1936, in Paragould, Ark., the son of John Murry Hollis and Cornell Bird Hollis. He was a Methodist minister for 48 years before retiring. He was married to Linda D. Hollis...
Lillian P. Sharkey (02/24/05)
Lillian P. Sharkey, 87, of Salem, Ark., daughter of James Plott and Josephine Udelhoden Plott, was born Jan. 4, 1918, in North Dakota. She died Feb. 16, 2005, at her home. She married John Ogburn. He preceded her in death and she married Mike Sharkey, who also preceded her in death...
Kenneth K. Bettis (02/24/05)
Kenneth K. Bettis, 56, of Highland, Ark., died Feb.18, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 23, 1948, in Williford, Ark., he was the son of Clyde Kenneth Bettis and Gladys Marie Hawkins Bettis. He was married to Joyce Honeycutt on Dec. 19, 1967, in Williford...
Donald Orlie Gelsinger (02/24/05)
Donald Orlie Gelsinger, 70, of Horseshoe Bend died Feb. 17, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born March 18, 1934, in Parma, Ohio, he was the son of Nicholas Gelsinger and Wilma Williams Gelsinger. He was married to Edna Revanell Jessup on Oct. 8, 1952, in Edwardsville, Ill., and to this union three daughters and a son were born. During his working years he was a Truck Driver/Supervisor and Terminal Manager for Jones Motor Freight. He served his country in the U. S. Navy...
Clarice Elwanda Dickey (02/24/05)
Clarice Elwanda Girtman Dickey, 83, of Cave City, Ak., died Feb. 20, 2005, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born July 30, 1921, at Hilltop, Ark., to W.O. "Orville" and Sarah Evelyn (Brewer) Girtman. She was a homemaker, a Christian and a member of the Cave City Church of Christ...
Alvin Lee Young (02/24/05)
Alvin Lee Young, 53, son of William Weaver and Bonnie Jean Zackery Young, was born Oct. 16, 1951, in Mountain Home, Ark. He died Feb. 10, 2005, at his home in Salem. Alvin spent his working years as a truck driver. He served his country in the United States Army and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Clifton "Rook" Pate (02/24/05)
Clifton Wandell Rook Pate, 70, son of James Harvey Pate and Georgie Tucker Pate Newberry, was born Aug. 22, 1934, in Bagwell, Texas, He died Feb. 18, 2005, at Salem. He married Barbara Stuart July 17, 1954, in Salem and later to Mary Jo Barrett on Jan. 12, 1997, at Salem. He spent his working year as husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and managing supervisor for King Ready Mix. He was a member and deacon of Salem First Baptist Church...
Johnie Moss (02/24/05)
Johnie Moss of Salem, son of the late Fred Moss and Purlie Cooper Moss, was born July 21, 1928, in Heart, Ark., died Feb. 19, 2005, at his home at the age of 76 years. He was united in marriage to Orvena Jo Squire on Dec. 4, 1954, at Saddle, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Arthur Leon Wilson (02/24/05)
Arthur Leon Wilson, 66, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 5, 1939, in Leake County, Miss., and died Feb. 7, 2005, at his home. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Darby Wilson of the home; his mother, Irene E. ...
Leone Vera Kobs (02/24/05)
Leone Vera Kobs, 79, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 18, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 24, 1926, at Bear Creek, Wis., she was the daughter of Emil Gensler and Elsie Schoenheide Gensler. She was married to Paul Kobs and was a member of the Cherokee Village Lutheran Church. She had been employed as an auto worker at Demler Chrysler...
Lawrence Jewell (02/24/05)
Lawrence Edward Jewell, 89, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 11, 1915, in Thayer, the son of Avery Lou Jewell and Sarah Elizabeth Autus Jewell. He died Feb. 18, 2005, in West Plains. He was married Oct. 1, 1943, in Salem, Ark., to Maggie Lorene Carter who preceded him in death Feb. 22, 1992...
Karen Wells Santos (02/24/05)
Karen Elaine Wells Santos, 53, daughter of Dollie Booth Wells and Horace Malcolm Wells was born Oct. 2, 1951, in Dallas, Texas. She died Feb. 14, 2005, at Salem, Ark. Karen married Larry Gene Santos Sept. 12, 1969, at Ennis, Texas. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, insurance adjuster and a homemaker...
Vera J. Brawley (02/17/05)
Vera J. Roberts Brawley, 68, of Ozark Acres died Feb. 10, 2005, at her residence. Born Oct. 19, 1936, in Wilson, Ark., she was the daughter of Charles Marion Stafford and Ollie Jane Randolph Stafford. She was a member of the American Legion and was a homemaker...
Robert F. Emerson (02/17/05)
Robert F. Emerson, 76, of Mountain Home, was born Dec. 9, 1928, to James and Velva Lively Emerson in Colt, Ark. He died Feb. 12. 2005, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center. He married Berniece Detloff Emerson. He was a retired master diesel mechanic from the Local 150 Union, Operating Engineers Unit. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Chicago. He was a member of the Emmanuel Church. He enjoyed cohoes fishing, boating, RV riding and skeet shooting...
Louis Loftsgard (02/17/05)
Louis Vernon "Buster" Loftsgard, 75 of Cherokee Village died Feb. 10, 2005, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Little Rock. Born Nov. 12, 1929, in Elgin, Iowa, he was the son of Louis Loftsgard and Jessie Opperud Loftsgard. He worked many years as a carpenter and painter. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during the Korean War...
Frances C. Repshas (02/17/05)
Frances C. Repshas, 89, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 8, 2005, at her daughter's residence in Warren, Mich. Born April 1, 1915, in Detroit, she was the daughter of Joseph Naujokas and Esther Dzenkauskas Naujokas. She moved to Cherokee Village 31 years ago from Detroit with her husband, Joseph. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Raymond Lee Jackson (02/17/05)
Raymond Lee Jackson, 70, of Booneville, Ark., formerly of Salem, died Feb. 10, 2005, in Booneville. He was a construction worker. He attended school at Salem as a child. Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Ann Guglielmino; two sons -- Lanny Jackson of Booneville, and Vernon Gene Jackson of Kansas City, Mo.; four sisters -- Carolyn Wood of Carbondale, Kan., Maxine May and Pauline Dreyfess, both of St. Louis, and Mable Galoti of Winsfield, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren...
Catherine Rolli (02/17/05)
Catherine Marie Rolli, 92, of Ash Flat, died Feb. 5, 2005, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Born April 20, 1912, in Dayton, Ohio, she was the daughter of Charles Milby and Laura Lairmore Milby. She worked many years as an inspector for General Motors. She was a member of the Baptist church...
Eugene B. Askren (02/17/05)
Eugene B. Askren, 77, of Mountain Home. formerly of Ash Flat, died Feb. 5, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born April 21, 1927, in Croydon, Ind., he was the son of Smith K. Askren and L. Ethel Randall Askren. He moved to the Sharp County area from Anderson, Ind. ...
Raydean Prewett (02/17/05)
Bernard Raydean Prewett, 79, son of the late Boyce Bernard and Mattie Eunice Butler Prewett, was born on Oct. 7, 1925, in Union, Ark. He died Feb. 12, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was married to Buna Ann Stroud Aug. 9, 1943, at Wheeling, and to this union a son was born. ...
Charles Leon Darneille (02/17/05)
Charles Leon Faulkner Darneille of Salem died unexpectedly Feb. 4, 2005 at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains. Born July 1, 1920, in Washington, D. C., he was the 10th child of Joseph A. Darneille and Evelyn L. Marschalk Darneille. He graduated from high school in Yonkers, N.Y., and attended Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., the University of Chicago and the University of Arizona. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a corpsman in Panama...
Donita Brewer Fore (02/17/05)
Donita Brewer Fore, 74, of Sidney died Feb. 10, 2005, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. Born Dec. 24, 1930, in Wellington, Texas, she was the daughter of Oscar J. and Martha Askew Brewer. She was a retired bank employee and a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Sidney...
Bert L. Miller (02/17/05)
Bert L. Miller, 69 , of St. Charles, Mo., died Jan. 20, 2005, at St. Joseph Health Center. He was born May 1, 1935 , to Monroe and Florence Miller in Gatewood, Mo. Mr. Miller was an athletic director and coach who had been employed by the St. Charles School District for 25 years before retirement...
Margaret Meek (02/17/05)
Margaret Olympia Wadley Meek, 100, died Feb. 11, 2005, at Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. A daughter of Mr. and Mrs Kelly Wadley, she was born Jan. 13, 1905, in Arkabutla, Miss. On August 20, 1920 she married John Meek. They made their home in Marvell, Ark. in the late 1930s, where they remained until moving to Thayer in 1990. She was a membr of Calvary Baptist Church in Marvell and formerly worked as a sales clerk...
Alvin Lee Young (02/17/05)
Alvin Lee Young, 53, son of William Weaver and Bonnie Jean Zackery Young, was born Oct. 16, 1951, in Mountain Home, Ark. He died Feb. 10, 2005, at his home in Salem. Alvin spent his working years as a father and truck driver. He served his country in the United States Army and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Lee Roy Engle (02/10/05)
Lee Roy Engle, 62, of Sidney died Feb. 5, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 16, 1942, at Mountain View, Ark., he was the son of Woodrow and Myrtle Price Engle. He was a construction worker, served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, was a member and past Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars post 8042 and a member of Sidney Baptist Church...
Mary Jane Smith (02/10/05)
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...
Floyd Stahly (02/10/05)
Floyd Stahly, 87, of Cave City died Jan. 31 at his home. Born March 23, 1917, at Stuttgart, he was the son of Adam and Maggie Evans Stahly. He was a retired farmer and a member of Cave City Church of Christ. He was preceeded in death by his parents; his wife, Jean C. Stahly; a son, Larry Stahly; two brothers -- Paul Stahly and Ralph Stahly; and three sisters -- Blanche Smith, Bessie Causey and Pearl Clark...
Haythen Burch & Rylan Burch (02/10/05)
Haythen Eugene and Rylan Eugene Burch of Mountain Home were delivered stillborn Jan. 28 at Baxter Regional Medical Center. They are survived by their father, Kevin Burch and mother, Samanta Cooper of Mountain Home; paternal grandparents -- Darren Burch of Salem and Anita Walde of Mountain Home; paternal great-grandparents -- Loyd Burch of Pocahontas, Lorene Elliot of Mountain Home, and Betty Hankins of Vilonia; maternal grandparents -- James Cooper of Del Rio, Texas, Diane Cooper of Lakeview; and paternal great-grandparents -- Amos Johnson of Splendora, Texas.. ...
William "Bill" Williams (02/10/05)
William Raleigh (Bill) Williams, of Viola, son of the late Sam and Evelyn Darr Williams, was born Feb. 5, 1927 in Alton, Mo. He died Feb. 1, 2005 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, at the age of 77 years, 11 months and 27 days. He married June Whitten on June 3, 1945 at Alton, Mo. ...
Carol A. Braun (02/10/05)
Carol A. Braun, 68, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 3, 2005, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Sept. 2, 1936, in Dupo, Ill., she was the daughter of Henry Soehnlin and Ida Lindemien Soehnlin. She moved to Cherokee Village 25 years ago from Granite City, Ill. She was a member of the Ladies of the Highland Elks and St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Mary Lueler Combs (02/10/05)
Mary Lueler Combs, 94, of Thayer died Jan. 31 in West Plains. Born June 4, 1910 in Oregon County, she was the daughter of John Henry Hand and Peggy Elizabth Vanzant Hand. She married Lee F. Combs in December 1931 in Oregon County. He preceeded her in death in 1990...
Bertha Alice Weiss (02/10/05)
Bertha Alice Weiss, 87, of Alton died Jan. 31, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer. Born Feb. 28, 1917, in Republic, Kan., she was the daughter of Frank and Mary J. Millern. She retired from the Denver, Colo., public school system in the 1970s after nearly 30 years of service...
Clifton Taylor (02/10/05)
Clifton Taylor, 71, of Evening Shade died Feb. 3, 2005, at his home. Born Oct. 24, 1933, in Evening Shade, he was the son of Elbert and Reba Qualls Taylor. At age 13 his father died leaving him to provide for his mother and four siblings. After unsuccessfully trying to farm, he joined the U.S. ...
Arthur Leon Wilson (02/24/05)
Arthur Leon Wilson, 66, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 5, 1939, in Leake County, Miss., and died Feb. 7, 2005, at his home. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Darby Wilson of the home; his mother, Irene E. ...
Lillian P. Sharkey (02/24/05)
Lillian P. Sharkey, 87, of Salem, Ark., daughter of James Plott and Josephine Udelhoden Plott, was born Jan. 4, 1918, in North Dakota. She died Feb. 16, 2005, at her home. She married John Ogburn. He preceded her in death and she married Mike Sharkey, who also preceded her in death...
Kenneth K. Bettis (02/24/05)
Kenneth K. Bettis, 56, of Highland, Ark., died Feb.18, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 23, 1948, in Williford, Ark., he was the son of Clyde Kenneth Bettis and Gladys Marie Hawkins Bettis. He was married to Joyce Honeycutt on Dec. 19, 1967, in Williford...
Donald Orlie Gelsinger (02/24/05)
Donald Orlie Gelsinger, 70, of Horseshoe Bend died Feb. 17, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born March 18, 1934, in Parma, Ohio, he was the son of Nicholas Gelsinger and Wilma Williams Gelsinger. He was married to Edna Revanell Jessup on Oct. 8, 1952, in Edwardsville, Ill., and to this union three daughters and a son were born. During his working years he was a Truck Driver/Supervisor and Terminal Manager for Jones Motor Freight. He served his country in the U. S. Navy...
Clarice Elwanda Dickey (02/24/05)
Clarice Elwanda Girtman Dickey, 83, of Cave City, Ak., died Feb. 20, 2005, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born July 30, 1921, at Hilltop, Ark., to W.O. "Orville" and Sarah Evelyn (Brewer) Girtman. She was a homemaker, a Christian and a member of the Cave City Church of Christ...
Alvin Lee Young (02/24/05)
Alvin Lee Young, 53, son of William Weaver and Bonnie Jean Zackery Young, was born Oct. 16, 1951, in Mountain Home, Ark. He died Feb. 10, 2005, at his home in Salem. Alvin spent his working years as a truck driver. He served his country in the United States Army and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Leone Vera Kobs (02/24/05)
Leone Vera Kobs, 79, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 18, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 24, 1926, at Bear Creek, Wis., she was the daughter of Emil Gensler and Elsie Schoenheide Gensler. She was married to Paul Kobs and was a member of the Cherokee Village Lutheran Church. She had been employed as an auto worker at Demler Chrysler...
Johnie Moss (02/24/05)
Johnie Moss of Salem, son of the late Fred Moss and Purlie Cooper Moss, was born July 21, 1928, in Heart, Ark., died Feb. 19, 2005, at his home at the age of 76 years. He was united in marriage to Orvena Jo Squire on Dec. 4, 1954, at Saddle, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Ila Jean Tucker (02/24/05)
Ila Jean Tucker, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born Nov. 20, 1929, at Detroit, Mich., the daughter of William and Sarah Sutherland. She died Feb. 11, 2005, at Rogers, Ark. She married Merwin Tucker Feb. 7, 1958, in Detroit, Mich., and to this union a son, Brent, and a daughter, Christine, were born. During her working years she worked for General Motors as an accountant...
Karen Wells Santos (02/24/05)
Karen Elaine Wells Santos, 53, daughter of Dollie Booth Wells and Horace Malcolm Wells was born Oct. 2, 1951, in Dallas, Texas. She died Feb. 14, 2005, at Salem, Ark. Karen married Larry Gene Santos Sept. 12, 1969, at Ennis, Texas. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, insurance adjuster and a homemaker...
Clifton "Rook" Pate (02/24/05)
Clifton Wandell Rook Pate, 70, son of James Harvey Pate and Georgie Tucker Pate Newberry, was born Aug. 22, 1934, in Bagwell, Texas, He died Feb. 18, 2005, at Salem. He married Barbara Stuart July 17, 1954, in Salem and later to Mary Jo Barrett on Jan. 12, 1997, at Salem. He spent his working year as husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and managing supervisor for King Ready Mix. He was a member and deacon of Salem First Baptist Church...
Rev. C. Waymond Hollis (02/24/05)
The Rev. C. Waymon Hollis, 68, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 15, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Dec. 19, 1936, in Paragould, Ark., the son of John Murry Hollis and Cornell Bird Hollis. He was a Methodist minister for 48 years before retiring. He was married to Linda D. Hollis...
Lawrence Jewell (02/24/05)
Lawrence Edward Jewell, 89, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 11, 1915, in Thayer, the son of Avery Lou Jewell and Sarah Elizabeth Autus Jewell. He died Feb. 18, 2005, in West Plains. He was married Oct. 1, 1943, in Salem, Ark., to Maggie Lorene Carter who preceded him in death Feb. 22, 1992...
William T. Manry (02/01/05)
William T. "Willie" Manry, 91, of Agnos died Jan. 13, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Sept. 26, 1913, in Battleaxe, Jackson County, Ark., he was the son of Perry and Nicie Riley Manry. He married Mamie Ardell Godwin Sept. 17, 1933, in Agnos. They had six children...
William L. Weiand (02/01/05)
William "Bill" L. Weiand, 69, of Ash Flat died Jan. 29, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born June 11, 1935, in Kansas City, Mo., he was the son of Howard and Inez Griffith Weiand. He was in the Air Force from 1953 to 1958. He worked in the produce business in Salinas Valley, Calif., for 30 years. He was a member of the Highland Elks 2539...
Vera Roberts Brawley (02/15/05)
Vera J. Roberts Brawley, 68, of Ozark Acres died Feb. 10, 2005, at her residence. Born Oct. 19, 1936, in Wilson, Ark., she was the daughter of Charles Marion Stafford and Ollie Jane Randolph Stafford. She was a member of the American Legion and was a homemaker...
Thomas Hugh Williams (02/01/05)
Thomas Hugh Williams, 57, of Glencoe died Jan. 25, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital. Born Feb. 2, 1947, in Plainview, Texas, he was the son of James and Alice Smith Williams. He worked as a director for the Southern and Pacific Railroads. He was also a volunteer fireman and served in the Army National Guard...
Mary Elizabeth Causbie (02/01/05)
Mary Elizabeth Causbie of Tulsa, Okla., 92, formerly of Hardy, died Jan. 25, 2005, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa. Born Aug. 23, 1912, in Evening Shade, she was the daughter of Henry and Della Lee Rush Pierce. She owned a clothing store and a beauty shop in Hardy for many years. She was on the Hardy City Council and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Hardy...
Louis Vernon Loftsgard (02/22/05)
Louis Vernon "Buster" Loftsgard, 75, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 10, 2005, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Little Rock. Born Nov. 12, 1929, in Elgin, Iowa, he was the son of Louis Loftsgard and Jessie Opperud Loftsgard. He worked many years as a carpenter and painter. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during the Korean War...
Ila Jean Tucker (02/22/05)
Ila Jean Tucker, 75, of Horseshoe Bend died Feb. 11, 2005, at Rogers, Ark. Born Nov. 20, 1929, at Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of William and Sarah Sutherland. She married Merwin Tucker Feb. 7, 1958, in Detroit, and to this union a son, Brent, and a daughter, Christine, were born...
Floyd Stahly (02/08/05)
Floyd Stahly, 87, of Cave City died Jan. 31 at his home. Born March 23, 1917, at Stuttgart, he was the son of Adam and Maggie Evans Stahly. He was a retired farmer and a member of Cave City Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jean C. Stahly; a son, Larry Stahly; two brothers -- Paul Stahly and Ralph Stahly; and three sisters -- Blanche Smith, Bessie Causey and Pearl Clark...
Frances C. Repshas (02/15/05)
Frances C. Repshas, 89, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 8, 2005, at her daughter's residence in Warren, Mich. Born April 1, 1915, in Detroit, she was the daughter of Joseph Naujokas and Esther Dzenkauskas Naujokas. She moved the Cherokee Village 31 years ago from Detroit with her husband, Joseph. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Donald Orlie Gelsinger (02/22/05)
Donald Orlie Gelsinger, 70, of Horseshoe Bend died Feb. 17, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born March 18, 1934, in Parma, Ohio, he was the son of Nicholas Gelsinger and Wilma Williams Gelsinger. He married Edna Revanell Jessup, Oct. 8, 1952, in Edwardsville, Ill., and to this union three daughters were born. During his working years he was a truck driver/supervisor and terminal manager for Jones Motor Freight. He served his country in the U. S. Navy...
Donita Brewer Fore (02/15/05)
Donita Brewer Fore, 74, of Sidney died Feb. 10, 2005, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. Born Dec. 24, 1930, in Wellington, Texas, she was the daughter of Oscar J. and Martha Askew Brewer. She was a retired bank employee and a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Sidney...
Clifton Taylor (02/08/05)
Clifton Taylor, 71, of Evening Shade died Feb. 3, 2005, at his home. Born Oct. 24, 1933, in Evening Shade, he was the son of Elbert and Reba Qualls Taylor. At age 13 his father died, leaving him to provide for his mother and four siblings. After unsuccessfully trying to farm, he joined the U.S. ...
Rev. C. Waymon Hollis (02/22/05)
The Rev. C. Waymon Hollis, 68, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 15, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Dec. 19, 1936, in Paragould, he was the son of John Murry Hollis and Cornell Bird Hollis. He was a Methodist minister for 48 years before retiring. He was married to Linda D. Hollis...
Conway Johns (02/01/05)
Conway Johns, 84, of Cave City died Jan. 30, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 25, 1920, in Cave Creek Community, he was the son of Shell and Nell Swearengen Johns. He was an Army-Air Force veteran of World War II, retired from farming and from Sharp County Courthouse, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Evening Shade...
Carol A. Braun (02/08/05)
Carol A. Braun, 68, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 3, 2005, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Sept. 2, 1936, in Dupo, Ill., she was the daughter of Henry Soehnlin and Ida Lindemien Soehnlin. She moved to Cherokee Village 25 years ago from Granite City, Ill. She was a member of the Ladies of the Highland Elks and St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...