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Obituaries from April 2005

Olen J. Powell (04/07/05)
Olen J. Powell, died March 12, 2005. He was born June 19, 1917, in Fulton County, Ark. He was the fourth son of eleven children born to Oscar Joshua and Rose Etta Martin Powell. At age 15 he joined the CCC, working on projects in several states, including Grand Teton National Park and Pinnacles State Park in California...
Ova Lena Hatfield (04/07/05)
The funeral for Ova Lena Hatfield, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was April 2, 2005, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo., with Rev. Charles Barnett officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer. Ova Lena Hatfield was born July 30, 1920, in Quincy, Miss., the daughter of the late Cullie T. Whitehead and Ethel B. Holcomb Whitehead. She died March 30, 2005, in Seymour, Mo...
Ruth Myrtle Ammons (Correction) (04/07/05)
~Born 10-1-1936 -- Died 3-29-2005 The name of one of the survivors of Råuth Myrtle Ammons was listed incorrectly in her obituary in a recent issue. Her sister, Beatrice Dunn, was listed as Beanice Dunn.
Tony G. Tucker (04/07/05)
Tony G. Tucker, 80, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 31, 2005, at his home. Born Aug. 10, 1924, in Dell, Ark., he was he son of Tony Tucker and Emily Grace Hoover Tucker. He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served during World War II. He moved to Sharp County in 1970 from Jonesboro. ...
Dorothy May St. John (04/07/05)
Dorothy May St. John, 82, of Cave City, died March 25, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 30, 1922, at Guthrie Center, Iowa, she was the daughter of Charles and Flora Slight. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith. Survivors include her husband, Raymond St. ...
Randall Allen Stroud (04/07/05)
Randell Allen Stroud, 40, of Hardy died April 3, 2005, at his home. Born July 17, 1964 in Salem, he was the son of Robert Neal "Bob" Stroud and Mary Lee Paysinger Stroud. He graduated from Highland High School in 1983. He worked as a chef for the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Fla., and for Universal Studios in Orlando. ...
Harry A. Barkoff (04/07/05)
Harry A. Barkoff, 61, of Cave City, Ark., died March 30, 2005, at Atlanta, Ga. He was born Dec. 19, 1943, at Cardiff, N.J., to Alexander Harry and Ruth Margaret Sear Barkoff. He was a mechanic, a U.S. Army veteran, and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Mayes Barkoff of the home; a stepson, Michael Joseph Phillips of Augusta, Ga.; his mother, Ruth Margaret Barkoff of Macon, Ga.; a brother, Chet Barkoff of Macon, Ga.; two sisters -- Rose Harper and Hope Belmonte, both of Atco, N.J.; three grandchildren -- Michael Joseph Phillips of Augusta, Ga., Jennifer Phillips and Leonard Phillips of Niota, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Maranda Estes Verser (04/07/05)
Maranda Leigh Estes Verser, 24, of Evening Shade died April 1, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 26, 1980, in Jonesboro, she was the daughter of Christopher Clyde and Tommie Dianne Qualls Estes. She was a graduate of Evening Shade High School, a homemaker and of the Church of Christ faith...
Loyd Salter (04/07/05)
Loyd Salter, 67, of Desha died April 2, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 3, 1937, at Locust Grove, he was the son of J.T. and Ida Bell Pace Presley. He was co-owner of Patterson Salter Trucking Company in Batesville and a member of First Baptist Church of Desha...
Warren Meacham (04/07/05)
Warren Charles Meacham, 68, of Glencoe, Ark., died March 29, 2005, at his home. Born Oct. 1, 1936, at Oneida N.Y., he was the son of the late Stanley and Gaynel Smith Meacham. He married Norma Lee Gay Nov. 12, 1976, at Rockford, Ill. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and a carpenter...
Robert Henry Boettger (04/07/05)
Robert Henry Boettger, 88, of Hardy, Ark., died March 29, 2005, at his home. Born June 8, 1916, in Milwaukee, Wis., he was the son of Rudolph and Susan Boettger. He worked many years before retiring as a machinist. He moved to Hardy from Milwaukee in 1978. He was a member of the Eagles and a bowling instuctor for the Young Women's Christian Association in Milwaukee. He also loved to ballroom dance...
Ronald R. Hedden (04/07/05)
Ronald R. Hedden, 66, died March 28, 2005, at Cox South in Springfield, Mo. Born July 22, 1938, he was the son of Ellis and Exie Hedden of Thayer, Mo. He graduated from Thayer High School in 1956. He married Patsy Mullins Jan. 31, 1959, in Miami, Okla...
Howard Lamore Green, Amanda Beryl Green (04/07/05)
The funeral for Howard and Beryl Haney Green of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was April 1, 2005, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo., with Lee Moses officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer...
Judith Ann Bell (04/29/05)
Judith Ann Bell, 64, was born Aug. 1, 1940, the daughter of Earl and Etta Harris Brink. She died April 8, 2005, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo. She was born on a farm near Dow City, Iowa. She received her education at a rural school near Arion and graduated from the Dow City High School with the class of 1958...
G.W. Young (04/29/05)
G.W. Young, 77, of Mountain Home, Ark., son of Henry Alvin Brigham Young and Laura Ethel Cantrell Young, was born April 18, 1927, in Elizabeth, Ark. He died April 15, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He married Bea Foster Feb. ...
Lois Marie Janes (04/29/05)
Lois Marie Janes, 69, of Couch, Mo., was born July 12, 1935, and died April 15, 2005, at her home. Survivors include seven daughters -- Judy Spring and husband, Kurt, of Kearney, Mo., Ellen Marie Willard and husband, Perry, of Alton, Mo., Barbara Adams and husband, Chester, of Salina, Kan., Karen Faye Brewer and husband, Doug, of Pocahontas, Ark., Brenda Armstead and husband, John of Thayer, Mo., Darlene Dills of Springfield, Mo. ...
Dorothy M. LeMay (04/29/05)
Dorothy M. Kelberger LeMay, 91, of Cherokee Village died April 4, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 29, 1914, in Kenosha, Wis., she was the daughter of George and Cora Kelberger. She married Robert J. LeMay Jan. 25, 1940. He preceded her in death Feb. ...
Lorena Norris Watters (04/29/05)
Lorena Norris Watters, 89, of Cave City, Ark., died April 21, 2005, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Dec. 12, 1915, at Williford, Ark., she was the daughter of Jim and Luna Kent Norris. She was a homemaker and member of Little Springs Baptist Church at Poughkeepsie...
Kathleen Kay Messer (04/29/05)
Kathleen Kay Messer, 62, of Williford, Ark., died April 18, 2005, at her home. Born Oct. 3, 1942, in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, she was the daughter of Walter J. Hoover and Pearl A. DeWitt Hoover. She married Roger L. Messer Feb. 23, 1963, in Mt. Pleasant Iowa, She moved with her family to Hardy, in 1970. ...
John Lee White (04/29/05)
John Lee Jefferson White, 86, of Salem, son of Wesley Abraham White and Viola Jane Gabler White, was born May 23, 1918, in Oxford, Ark. He died April 16, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He married Rosemary Mc-Donald Feb. 28, 1942, at Flint Hill. To this union two children were born. He married Mae Foster Fortner on Oct. 21, 1976...
William Lee Caruthers (04/29/05)
William Lee Caruthers, 66, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died April 17, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark.Born Jan. 26, 1939, in Texas City, Texas, he was the son of Ralph Thomas and Reba Frances Cochran Caruthers.He spent his years as a loving son and brother. ...
Jean Hazel Irby (04/29/05)
Jean Hazel Irby, 80, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Richard Waters Trevathan and Vera Short Trevathan, was born July 12, 1924, in Salem, Ark. she died April 22, 2005, at her home. She married Clarence Elmer Irby on March 17, 1945, in Little Rock. She was co-owner of Irby Heating and Air. She was a member of Salem Church of Christ and the Sirosis Club...
Treva Sexton Taylor (04/29/05)
Treva Sexton Taylor, 80, of Salem, Ark., daughter of William Boyce Cochran and Ruby Alice Battle Cochran, was born Sept. 12, 1924 in Byron, Ark. She died April 16, 2005, at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif. She married Hayden Sexton in 1946. ...
Mary Ollie Wells (04/29/05)
Mary Ollie Wells, 93, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Benjamin Forrest McCullough and Laura Josephine "Stewart McCullough, was born Nov. 14, 1911, in Morriston, Ark. She died April 17, 2005, at her home. She married Clarence Gilbert Wells Nov. 11, 1929, at Camp, Ark. ...
Eugene Junior Henslee (04/21/05)
Eugene Junior Henslee, 71, son of Presley Wilcer and Vada Louise Potter Henslee was born Aug. 3, 1933, at Jay, Okla. He died April 15, 2005, at Salem, Ark. He married Elsie May Brancum July 13, 1953, at Melbourne, Ark., and to this union six children were born...
Leslie "Lester" James (04/14/05)
Leslie "Lester" Gene James, 40, of Jonesboro, Ark., died April 5, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 26, 1964, in Jonesboro, Ark. He lived in Jonesboro most of his life. He was a former employee of Knuckles and Son and Central Chevrolet. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints...
Margie Marietta Harris (04/14/05)
Margie Marietta Casper Harris, 74, of Strawberry, Ark., died April 4, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 10, 1930, in Eaton, Ark., she was the daughter of Jesse Joseph and Sarah Mahala Ketner Casper. She was a homemaker and had worked at Con Agra for 13 years and was of the Baptist faith...
Lindell "Red" R. West (04/14/05)
Lindell "Red" R. West, 69, of Smithville, Ark., died April 9, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Feb. 13, 1936, at Shelbyville, Ark., the son of Roland Howard and Hester Holland West. He retired from the U.S. Air Force as a master sergeant, owned and operated Red's Saw Shop and was a member of Hillcrest Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City, Ark...
James W. Wilson (04/14/05)
James W. Wilson, 82, of Horseshoe Bend passed away April 9, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Wilson was born July 6, 1922, in Little Rock, the son of Samuel Wayne Wilson and Hattie Felton Wilson. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II as an MP. He worked many years as a police officer in Texas before retiring and moving to Horseshoe Bend. He was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Assembly of God Church...
Catherine Batterton (04/14/05)
Catherine Billingsley Batterton, daughter of the late Ed and Abbie Sullivan Billingsley, was born on Jan. 2, 1915, in Myron, Ark. She departed this life on April 9, 2005, in Melbourne, at the age of 90. She was united in marriage to Keith Batterton and to this union one son was born...
Curtis Dale Post (04/14/05)
Curtis Dale Post, son of Dale Post and the late Mary Tunnicliff Post, was born April 15, 1990, in Calico Rock, Ark. He departed this life on April 9, 2005, at his home in Dolph, Ark., at the age of 14 years. Curtis attended the 8th grade at Calico Rock High School. He was a member of the Wise's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church...
Lloyd Hollis (04/14/05)
Lloyd Hollis, 83, of Alton, Mo., was born Nov. 1, 1921, in Alton, and passed away April 7, 2005, at the Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include one sister, Lola Baker of Alton, Mo.; several nieces and nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends...
William Gene Brashers (04/17/05)
William "Mr. Bill" Gene Brashers, 67, of Cave City, died April 4, 2005, at his home. Born Jan. 17, 1938, in Little Rock, Ark., he was the son of Loveda Brashers. He was retired from the Cave City School system. He was a Christian and attended Cave City Church of God...
Elmer "Jay" King (04/14/05)
Elmer Junior "Jay" King, 83, of Thayer, Mo., was born June 10, 1921, in Brookfield, Mo., the son of the late Elmer Samuel King and Estella Belle Ellis King. He died April 5, 2005 in Springfield, Mo. He was married in Kansas City, Mo., to Thelma Mae Skeen. He was united in marriage in Kansas City, Mo. Jan. 8, 1949, to Maggie Ivey...
Harold E. Crawford (04/07/05)
Harold E. Crawford, 66, of Highland, Ark., died March 30, 2005, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. Born Sept. 7, 1938, in Van Alstyne, Texas, he was the son of A.V. and Buena Crawford. He graduated from Rockwall High School in 1957 and began his career in public service when he was elected justice of the peace of Rockwall County in Texas. During his 30 years in Rockwall he served as municipal court judge, juvenile court judge and Rockwall County Judge...
Gary Chester (04/07/05)
Gary Chester, 57, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 7, 1947, in Myrtle, Mo., and died March 27, 2005, at Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. He graduated from Couch High School in 1966. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Myrtle. Survivors include his mother, Eureta Chester-Minge and her husband, Joe, of West Plains, Mo.; a brother, Rick Chester and his wife, Lana, of Myrtle, Mo.; two nieces -- Kristi Chester of Lead Hill, Ark., and Hollie Chester of West Plains; a nephew, Brian Chester and his wife, Jessica, of West Plains; two great-nephews -- Quaid Turner and Dusty Chester, both of West Plains; and a great-niece, Gracie Chester of West Plains. ...
Dallas Loren Ollar (04/28/05)
Funeral services for Dallas Loren Ollar, 77, of Koshkonong, Mo. were April 24 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Bill Bales officiating. Arrange-ments were by Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. Ollar was the son of Wright Ollar and Stella Blankenship Ollar and was born on May 23, 1927, in Alton. He died April 21, 2005, in West Plains...
Hugh "Bill" Champlin (04/28/05)
Hugh Rondall "Bill" Champlin, 82, of Cave City, died April 17, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 28, 1922, at Lily, Ky., he was the son of Hugh and Lena Mae Bullins Champlin. He retired as a foreman from Thompson Pipe and Steel, served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Old Country Church of God...
Paul Clark (04/21/05)
Paul Clark, 65, of Sidney, Ark., died April 11, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 25, 1940, at Evening Shade, Ark., the son of Ernest and Edith Easley Clark. He was a retired plumber. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Clark of the home; four sons -- Ricky Allen Scott of Little Rock, Paul Franklin Clark Jr. ...
Monty Lyn Griswold (04/28/05)
Monty Lyn Griswold, 42, died April 18, 2005, at his home in Cherokee Village, Ark. He was born Aug. 23, 1962, at Flint, Mich., the son of Lynwood Griswold and Cathy Griswold. He was married to Michelle Griswold. He was employed as a truck driver. Survivors include his wife, Michelle Griswold of Cherokee Village, Ark.; three daughters -- Shelby Rae Griswold, Annie Mae Griswold and Whitney Nicole Ethier all of Cherokee Village; his mother, Cathy Griswold; and three brothers -- Charles Griswold of Flint, Mich., Ken Griswold of Glencoe, Ark., and Darrin Griswold of Glencoe, Ark.. ...
Ronnie Gossell (04/28/05)
Ronnie Gossell, 63, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 17, 2005, at his residence. Born March 1, 1942, in Woodstock, Ill., he was the son of Richard Gossell and Helen Zimmerman Gossell. He graduated from the Harvard High School in Harvard, Ill., in 1960. ...
Sarah Ann Walker (04/28/05)
Sarah Ann Walker, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born March 23, 1911, and died April 16, 2005, at Colonial Springs Health Care in Buffalo, Mo. Survivors include three daughters -- Lovina Tipton and husband, Johnny, Dorothy Knuckles and husband, George, and Beulah Pingleton and husband, Bob; two sons -- Allen Crabtree and wife, Betty, and Jim Crabtree and wife, June; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren...
Marie J. Vest (04/21/05)
Marie J. Vest, 77, of Thayer, Mo., died April 12, 2005, in West Plains, Mo. Born July 13, 1927, in Alton, Mo., she was the daughter of William Andrew Bettis and Dicie Walker Bettis. She was married in Poca-hontas, Ark. to Troy Vest who preceded her in death Aug. 27, 1987...
Harold Gruner (04/28/05)
Harold Durwood Gruner, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born April 22, 1921, in Doe Run, Mo., and died April 15, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Bernice Gruner of the home; two daughters -- Rhita Boenninghausen of Mammoth Spring and Dolores Ferrell of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and four grandchildren -- Brett, James, Migual and Lisa. Preceeding him in death were his parents, Phillip Peter Gruner and Catherine Zimmer. Gruner; two brothers and a sister...
Linda Earlene Angel (04/21/05)
Linda Earlene Schales Angel, 60, of Searcy, Ark., died April 11, 2005. Born May 15, 1944, in Searcy, she was the daughter of William Joseph and Agnes Earlene Bailey Schales. She worked as social director for Byrd Haven Nursing Home. Survivors include a daughter, Kisa Hoots of Searcy; three grandsons -- Michael, Dustin and Tony Bullock of Searcy; five sisters -- Vina Smith and Rose Frost of North Richland Hills, Texas, Quincenne Margo of Eagle Point, Oregon, Carlis Huffacker of Ohio and Dorie Taylor of Prim, Ark.. ...
James D. Carter (04/28/05)
James D. Carter, 63, of Cherokee Village died early April 21, 2005, at his home. Born in Craighead County, he lived much of his life in Venture, Calif., before moving to Jonesboro about 15 years ago and then to Cherokee Village two years ago. He was a retired employee of the Jonesboro Human Development Center and was a member of Ash Flat Baptist Church. While living in Jonesboro, he was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church...
Roy Williams (04/21/05)
Roy Williams, age 65, of Hardy, Ark., passed away April 13, 2005, at his home. Born May 12, 1939, in Holland, Mo., he was the son of William David Williams and Frances Ellen Langsford Williams. He worked many years in manufacturing. He attended the Shekinah Tabernacle in Wirth, Ark...
Artie M. Billingsley (04/28/05)
Artie M. Billingsley, 88, of Glencoe, Ark., daughter of Ed McDonald and Maggie Katherie Duke McDonald, was born Sept. 25, 1916, in Day, Ark. She died April 23, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She married Arch Billingsley March 24, 1934, in Heart, Ark. She was a postmaster in Glencoe for 37 years, and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Dewey Delbert Glover (04/21/05)
Dewey Delbert Glover, age 66, of White Hall, died at Doctor's Hospital in Little Rock, April 10, 2005. Born Aug. 5, 1937, in Rowell, Ark., a son of the late Roy and Modena Grooms Glover. He was reared in Rowell and attended school in Woodlawn. He was a member of Kearney Baptist Church at Redfield and was a self-employed construction worker...
George Roy Crotts (04/21/05)
George Roy Crotts, son of the late Grover Cleveland Crotts and Mary Spurlock Crotts, was born April 12, 1934, in Viola, Ark. He died April 11, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 70 years. He attended Viola High School and worked on the family farm until his father's death...
Christy Ann Bradley (04/21/05)
Christy Ann Bradley, 24, of Cave City, Ark., died April 11, 2005, at the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was born June 5, 1980, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Robert and Faye Bradley. She was a waitress. Survivors include her parents -- Robert and Faye Bradley of the home; her maternal grandfather, Roy Milligan of Batesville; her paternal grandmother, Charlene Bradley of Cave City; two uncles -- Gary Bradley and Greg Bradley both of Cave City; four aunts -- Jackie Winn of Cave City, Kay Piety and Dianne Knabe both of Floral and Tonya Holt of Cave City; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Amanda L. Clark (04/21/05)
Amanda L. Clark, 100, of Thayer, Mo., died April 12, 2005, in West Plains, Mo. Born Aug. 1, 1904, in Oregon County, Mo., she was the daughter of Fred John Bowers and Sarah Amanda Stark Bowers. She was united in marriage on Jan. 23, 1923, in Oregon County, to Edmond Waife Clark, who preceded her in death May 12, 1964...
Woodrow Dunn (04/21/05)
Woodrow Winfield Dunn, 31, of Ravenden, Ark., died April 11, 2005 at Ravenden. Born Nov. 16, 1973, at Pocahontas, Ark., he was the son of Ronnie Dean Dunn and Helen L. Dunn. He was a member of the Ravenden Springs Baptist Church. Survivors include his mother, Helen L. ...
Loyd E. Cossey (04/21/05)
Loyd E. Cossey, 70, of Cave City, died April 14, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 26, 1934, at Charlotte, Ark., he was the son of Ernest Earl and Lucille Walton Cossey. He was a retired Chief Petty Officer for the U.S. Navy, having served 21 years; a member of the Navy Fleet Reserve and was a retired instructor from Ozarka College in Melbourne and Gateway Technical College in Batesville...
Larry Douglas Hensley (04/21/05)
Larry Douglas Hensley, son of Lennie Pauline Prince Hensley and the late Cloyce Evert Hensley, was born Jan. 1, 1947, at McCrory, Ark. He departed this life April 5, 2005, at his home in Salem, Ark. at the age of 58 years. He was united in marriage to Janice Fay Ellison on March 9, 1974, in Salem and to this union three daughters were born...
Loraine Johnston (04/28/05)
Loraine Johnston, 86, of Stevens Point, Wis. died April 13, 2005, For over 53 years, she was the wife of Al Johnston. In 1971, Loraine and her husband, Al, bought a house in Cherokee Village and fell in love with the area. They returned to Cherokee Village. Al died in 1989...
Gordon Hirst Farrow (04/21/05)
Gordon Hirst Farrow, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died April 13, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Farrow was born June 12, 1916, in Calhoun Co., Ill., the son of Albert and Martha Hirst Farrow. He married Fern Ruth Mahnke on June 12, 1937, in Flint, Mich...
Andy Lee Scholl (04/21/05)
Andy Lee Scholl, 68, a resident of Ravenden, Ark., died April 14, 2005, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born in Highland, Ark., he was the son of Andrew Lee and Eliza Scholl. He married Helen Diakis Aug. 31, 1984, at Gary, Ind...
Dorothy M. LeMay (04/14/05)
Dorothy M. LeMay, 91, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 4, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 29, 1914, in Kenosha, Wis., the daughter of Clarence and Cora Kelberger. She worked many years as a secretary for the Harrington Insurance Company. ...
Hazel Barton (04/14/05)
Hazel Barton, 86, of Alton, was born Jan. 4, 1919, in Alton, and passed away April 6, 2005, at NHC Health Care in West Plains. Survivors include two brothers -- Sam Bell of Doniphan, Mo., and Howard Bell of Alton; one sister, Wilma Miles of High Ridge, Mo.; one grandson, Chad Barton; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Eathel Grimes (04/14/05)
Eathel Grimes, age 87, of Fanklin, Ark., died April 10, 2005, at the Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. She was born July 22, 1917, in Love, Ark., the daughter of Harvey Parks and Mary Liza McAnally Lankford. She was a homemaker and worked with her husband logging and farming...
Alice Louise Traw (04/14/05)
Alice Louise Traw, 66, of Salem, daughter of the late Ed and Emma Bennett Bates, was born Oct. 22, 1938, in Couch, Mo. She died April 5, 2005, at her home. She married Roy Traw on April 13, 1955, in Hardy, Ark. She was employed by Tri County Shirt Factory in Salem for many years, Springfield Pie Co., in Springfield, Mo., pastry chef for the Dinner Bell Restaurant in Thayer, and was co-owner and operator of the Ozark Cafe in Salem, and Traw Enterprises...
John Richard Sanders (04/28/05)
John Richard Sanders, 75, of Eldon, Mo., died April 16, 2005. He was born in Thayer, Mo., Sept. 28, 1929, the son of John David and Jessie Lee Roberts Sanders. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran having served during World War II and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He retired from Griffin Wheel Works in Kansas City, Kan...
Maranda Estes Verser (04/07/05)
Maranda Leigh Estes Verser, 24, of Evening Shade died April 1, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 26, 1980, in Jonesboro, she was the daughter of Christopher Clyde and Tommie Dianne Qualls Estes. She was a graduate of Evening Shade High School, a homemaker and of the Church of Christ faith...
Ronald R. Hedden (04/07/05)
Ronald R. Hedden, 66, died March 28, 2005, at Cox South in Springfield, Mo. Born July 22, 1938, he was the son of Ellis and Exie Hedden of Thayer, Mo. He graduated from Thayer High School in 1956. He married Patsy Mullins Jan. 31, 1959, in Miami, Okla...
Warren Meacham (04/07/05)
Warren Charles Meacham, 68, of Glencoe, Ark., died March 29, 2005, at his home. Born Oct. 1, 1936, at Oneida N.Y., he was the son of the late Stanley and Gaynel Smith Meacham. He married Norma Lee Gay Nov. 12, 1976, at Rockford, Ill. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and a carpenter...
Loyd Salter (04/07/05)
Loyd Salter, 67, of Desha died April 2, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 3, 1937, at Locust Grove, he was the son of J.T. and Ida Bell Pace Presley. He was co-owner of Patterson Salter Trucking Company in Batesville and a member of First Baptist Church of Desha...
Randall Allen Stroud (04/07/05)
Randell Allen Stroud, 40, of Hardy died April 3, 2005, at his home. Born July 17, 1964 in Salem, he was the son of Robert Neal "Bob" Stroud and Mary Lee Paysinger Stroud. He graduated from Highland High School in 1983. He worked as a chef for the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Fla., and for Universal Studios in Orlando. ...
Dorothy May St. John (04/07/05)
Dorothy May St. John, 82, of Cave City, died March 25, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 30, 1922, at Guthrie Center, Iowa, she was the daughter of Charles and Flora Slight. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith. Survivors include her husband, Raymond St. ...
Howard Lamore Green, Amanda Beryl Green (04/07/05)
The funeral for Howard and Beryl Haney Green of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was April 1, 2005, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo., with Lee Moses officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer...
Robert Henry Boettger (04/07/05)
Robert Henry Boettger, 88, of Hardy, Ark., died March 29, 2005, at his home. Born June 8, 1916, in Milwaukee, Wis., he was the son of Rudolph and Susan Boettger. He worked many years before retiring as a machinist. He moved to Hardy from Milwaukee in 1978. He was a member of the Eagles and a bowling instuctor for the Young Women's Christian Association in Milwaukee. He also loved to ballroom dance...
Olen J. Powell (04/07/05)
Olen J. Powell, died March 12, 2005. He was born June 19, 1917, in Fulton County, Ark. He was the fourth son of eleven children born to Oscar Joshua and Rose Etta Martin Powell. At age 15 he joined the CCC, working on projects in several states, including Grand Teton National Park and Pinnacles State Park in California...
Ova Lena Hatfield (04/07/05)
The funeral for Ova Lena Hatfield, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was April 2, 2005, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo., with Rev. Charles Barnett officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer. Ova Lena Hatfield was born July 30, 1920, in Quincy, Miss., the daughter of the late Cullie T. Whitehead and Ethel B. Holcomb Whitehead. She died March 30, 2005, in Seymour, Mo...
Ruth Myrtle Ammons (Correction) (04/07/05)
~Born 10-1-1936 -- Died 3-29-2005 The name of one of the survivors of Råuth Myrtle Ammons was listed incorrectly in her obituary in a recent issue. Her sister, Beatrice Dunn, was listed as Beanice Dunn.
Tony G. Tucker (04/07/05)
Tony G. Tucker, 80, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 31, 2005, at his home. Born Aug. 10, 1924, in Dell, Ark., he was he son of Tony Tucker and Emily Grace Hoover Tucker. He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served during World War II. He moved to Sharp County in 1970 from Jonesboro. ...
Harry A. Barkoff (04/07/05)
Harry A. Barkoff, 61, of Cave City, Ark., died March 30, 2005, at Atlanta, Ga. He was born Dec. 19, 1943, at Cardiff, N.J., to Alexander Harry and Ruth Margaret Sear Barkoff. He was a mechanic, a U.S. Army veteran, and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Mayes Barkoff of the home; a stepson, Michael Joseph Phillips of Augusta, Ga.; his mother, Ruth Margaret Barkoff of Macon, Ga.; a brother, Chet Barkoff of Macon, Ga.; two sisters -- Rose Harper and Hope Belmonte, both of Atco, N.J.; three grandchildren -- Michael Joseph Phillips of Augusta, Ga., Jennifer Phillips and Leonard Phillips of Niota, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Mary Ollie Wells (04/29/05)
Mary Ollie Wells, 93, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Benjamin Forrest McCullough and Laura Josephine "Stewart McCullough, was born Nov. 14, 1911, in Morriston, Ark. She died April 17, 2005, at her home. She married Clarence Gilbert Wells Nov. 11, 1929, at Camp, Ark. ...
Jean Hazel Irby (04/29/05)
Jean Hazel Irby, 80, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Richard Waters Trevathan and Vera Short Trevathan, was born July 12, 1924, in Salem, Ark. she died April 22, 2005, at her home. She married Clarence Elmer Irby on March 17, 1945, in Little Rock. She was co-owner of Irby Heating and Air. She was a member of Salem Church of Christ and the Sirosis Club...
John Lee White (04/29/05)
John Lee Jefferson White, 86, of Salem, son of Wesley Abraham White and Viola Jane Gabler White, was born May 23, 1918, in Oxford, Ark. He died April 16, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He married Rosemary Mc-Donald Feb. 28, 1942, at Flint Hill. To this union two children were born. He married Mae Foster Fortner on Oct. 21, 1976...
William Lee Caruthers (04/29/05)
William Lee Caruthers, 66, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died April 17, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark.Born Jan. 26, 1939, in Texas City, Texas, he was the son of Ralph Thomas and Reba Frances Cochran Caruthers.He spent his years as a loving son and brother. ...
Treva Sexton Taylor (04/29/05)
Treva Sexton Taylor, 80, of Salem, Ark., daughter of William Boyce Cochran and Ruby Alice Battle Cochran, was born Sept. 12, 1924 in Byron, Ark. She died April 16, 2005, at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif. She married Hayden Sexton in 1946. ...
Lorena Norris Watters (04/29/05)
Lorena Norris Watters, 89, of Cave City, Ark., died April 21, 2005, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Dec. 12, 1915, at Williford, Ark., she was the daughter of Jim and Luna Kent Norris. She was a homemaker and member of Little Springs Baptist Church at Poughkeepsie...
Judith Ann Bell (04/29/05)
Judith Ann Bell, 64, was born Aug. 1, 1940, the daughter of Earl and Etta Harris Brink. She died April 8, 2005, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo. She was born on a farm near Dow City, Iowa. She received her education at a rural school near Arion and graduated from the Dow City High School with the class of 1958...
Kathleen Kay Messer (04/29/05)
Kathleen Kay Messer, 62, of Williford, Ark., died April 18, 2005, at her home. Born Oct. 3, 1942, in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, she was the daughter of Walter J. Hoover and Pearl A. DeWitt Hoover. She married Roger L. Messer Feb. 23, 1963, in Mt. Pleasant Iowa, She moved with her family to Hardy, in 1970. ...
G.W. Young (04/29/05)
G.W. Young, 77, of Mountain Home, Ark., son of Henry Alvin Brigham Young and Laura Ethel Cantrell Young, was born April 18, 1927, in Elizabeth, Ark. He died April 15, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He married Bea Foster Feb. ...
Dorothy M. LeMay (04/29/05)
Dorothy M. Kelberger LeMay, 91, of Cherokee Village died April 4, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 29, 1914, in Kenosha, Wis., she was the daughter of George and Cora Kelberger. She married Robert J. LeMay Jan. 25, 1940. He preceded her in death Feb. ...
Lois Marie Janes (04/29/05)
Lois Marie Janes, 69, of Couch, Mo., was born July 12, 1935, and died April 15, 2005, at her home. Survivors include seven daughters -- Judy Spring and husband, Kurt, of Kearney, Mo., Ellen Marie Willard and husband, Perry, of Alton, Mo., Barbara Adams and husband, Chester, of Salina, Kan., Karen Faye Brewer and husband, Doug, of Pocahontas, Ark., Brenda Armstead and husband, John of Thayer, Mo., Darlene Dills of Springfield, Mo. ...
Lloyd Hollis (04/14/05)
Lloyd Hollis, 83, of Alton, Mo., was born Nov. 1, 1921, in Alton, and passed away April 7, 2005, at the Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include one sister, Lola Baker of Alton, Mo.; several nieces and nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Curtis Dale Post (04/14/05)
Curtis Dale Post, son of Dale Post and the late Mary Tunnicliff Post, was born April 15, 1990, in Calico Rock, Ark. He departed this life on April 9, 2005, at his home in Dolph, Ark., at the age of 14 years. Curtis attended the 8th grade at Calico Rock High School. He was a member of the Wise's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church...
Harold E. Crawford (04/07/05)
Harold E. Crawford, 66, of Highland, Ark., died March 30, 2005, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. Born Sept. 7, 1938, in Van Alstyne, Texas, he was the son of A.V. and Buena Crawford. He graduated from Rockwall High School in 1957 and began his career in public service when he was elected justice of the peace of Rockwall County in Texas. During his 30 years in Rockwall he served as municipal court judge, juvenile court judge and Rockwall County Judge...
Gary Chester (04/07/05)
Gary Chester, 57, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 7, 1947, in Myrtle, Mo., and died March 27, 2005, at Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. He graduated from Couch High School in 1966. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Myrtle. Survivors include his mother, Eureta Chester-Minge and her husband, Joe, of West Plains, Mo.; a brother, Rick Chester and his wife, Lana, of Myrtle, Mo.; two nieces -- Kristi Chester of Lead Hill, Ark., and Hollie Chester of West Plains; a nephew, Brian Chester and his wife, Jessica, of West Plains; two great-nephews -- Quaid Turner and Dusty Chester, both of West Plains; and a great-niece, Gracie Chester of West Plains. ...
Eugene Junior Henslee (04/21/05)
Eugene Junior Henslee, 71, son of Presley Wilcer and Vada Louise Potter Henslee was born Aug. 3, 1933, at Jay, Okla. He died April 15, 2005, at Salem, Ark. He married Elsie May Brancum July 13, 1953, at Melbourne, Ark., and to this union six children were born...
Eathel Grimes (04/14/05)
Eathel Grimes, age 87, of Fanklin, Ark., died April 10, 2005, at the Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. She was born July 22, 1917, in Love, Ark., the daughter of Harvey Parks and Mary Liza McAnally Lankford. She was a homemaker and worked with her husband logging and farming...
Hazel Barton (04/14/05)
Hazel Barton, 86, of Alton, was born Jan. 4, 1919, in Alton, and passed away April 6, 2005, at NHC Health Care in West Plains. Survivors include two brothers -- Sam Bell of Doniphan, Mo., and Howard Bell of Alton; one sister, Wilma Miles of High Ridge, Mo.; one grandson, Chad Barton; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Alice Louise Traw (04/14/05)
Alice Louise Traw, 66, of Salem, daughter of the late Ed and Emma Bennett Bates, was born Oct. 22, 1938, in Couch, Mo. She died April 5, 2005, at her home. She married Roy Traw on April 13, 1955, in Hardy, Ark. She was employed by Tri County Shirt Factory in Salem for many years, Springfield Pie Co., in Springfield, Mo., pastry chef for the Dinner Bell Restaurant in Thayer, and was co-owner and operator of the Ozark Cafe in Salem, and Traw Enterprises...
Margie Marietta Harris (04/14/05)
Margie Marietta Casper Harris, 74, of Strawberry, Ark., died April 4, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 10, 1930, in Eaton, Ark., she was the daughter of Jesse Joseph and Sarah Mahala Ketner Casper. She was a homemaker and had worked at Con Agra for 13 years and was of the Baptist faith...
William Gene Brashers (04/17/05)
William "Mr. Bill" Gene Brashers, 67, of Cave City, died April 4, 2005, at his home. Born Jan. 17, 1938, in Little Rock, Ark., he was the son of Loveda Brashers. He was retired from the Cave City School system. He was a Christian and attended Cave City Church of God...
Catherine Batterton (04/14/05)
Catherine Billingsley Batterton, daughter of the late Ed and Abbie Sullivan Billingsley, was born on Jan. 2, 1915, in Myron, Ark. She departed this life on April 9, 2005, in Melbourne, at the age of 90. She was united in marriage to Keith Batterton and to this union one son was born...
Elmer "Jay" King (04/14/05)
Elmer Junior "Jay" King, 83, of Thayer, Mo., was born June 10, 1921, in Brookfield, Mo., the son of the late Elmer Samuel King and Estella Belle Ellis King. He died April 5, 2005 in Springfield, Mo. He was married in Kansas City, Mo., to Thelma Mae Skeen. He was united in marriage in Kansas City, Mo. Jan. 8, 1949, to Maggie Ivey...
Leslie "Lester" James (04/14/05)
Leslie "Lester" Gene James, 40, of Jonesboro, Ark., died April 5, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 26, 1964, in Jonesboro, Ark. He lived in Jonesboro most of his life. He was a former employee of Knuckles and Son and Central Chevrolet. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints...
James W. Wilson (04/14/05)
James W. Wilson, 82, of Horseshoe Bend passed away April 9, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Wilson was born July 6, 1922, in Little Rock, the son of Samuel Wayne Wilson and Hattie Felton Wilson. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II as an MP. He worked many years as a police officer in Texas before retiring and moving to Horseshoe Bend. He was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Assembly of God Church...
Lindell "Red" R. West (04/14/05)
Lindell "Red" R. West, 69, of Smithville, Ark., died April 9, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Feb. 13, 1936, at Shelbyville, Ark., the son of Roland Howard and Hester Holland West. He retired from the U.S. Air Force as a master sergeant, owned and operated Red's Saw Shop and was a member of Hillcrest Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City, Ark...
Dorothy M. LeMay (04/14/05)
Dorothy M. LeMay, 91, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 4, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 29, 1914, in Kenosha, Wis., the daughter of Clarence and Cora Kelberger. She worked many years as a secretary for the Harrington Insurance Company. ...
Woodrow Dunn (04/21/05)
Woodrow Winfield Dunn, 31, of Ravenden, Ark., died April 11, 2005 at Ravenden. Born Nov. 16, 1973, at Pocahontas, Ark., he was the son of Ronnie Dean Dunn and Helen L. Dunn. He was a member of the Ravenden Springs Baptist Church. Survivors include his mother, Helen L. ...
Dewey Delbert Glover (04/21/05)
Dewey Delbert Glover, age 66, of White Hall, died at Doctor's Hospital in Little Rock, April 10, 2005. Born Aug. 5, 1937, in Rowell, Ark., a son of the late Roy and Modena Grooms Glover. He was reared in Rowell and attended school in Woodlawn. He was a member of Kearney Baptist Church at Redfield and was a self-employed construction worker...
George Roy Crotts (04/21/05)
George Roy Crotts, son of the late Grover Cleveland Crotts and Mary Spurlock Crotts, was born April 12, 1934, in Viola, Ark. He died April 11, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 70 years. He attended Viola High School and worked on the family farm until his father's death...
Amanda L. Clark (04/21/05)
Amanda L. Clark, 100, of Thayer, Mo., died April 12, 2005, in West Plains, Mo. Born Aug. 1, 1904, in Oregon County, Mo., she was the daughter of Fred John Bowers and Sarah Amanda Stark Bowers. She was united in marriage on Jan. 23, 1923, in Oregon County, to Edmond Waife Clark, who preceded her in death May 12, 1964...
Andy Lee Scholl (04/21/05)
Andy Lee Scholl, 68, a resident of Ravenden, Ark., died April 14, 2005, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born in Highland, Ark., he was the son of Andrew Lee and Eliza Scholl. He married Helen Diakis Aug. 31, 1984, at Gary, Ind...
Loyd E. Cossey (04/21/05)
Loyd E. Cossey, 70, of Cave City, died April 14, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 26, 1934, at Charlotte, Ark., he was the son of Ernest Earl and Lucille Walton Cossey. He was a retired Chief Petty Officer for the U.S. Navy, having served 21 years; a member of the Navy Fleet Reserve and was a retired instructor from Ozarka College in Melbourne and Gateway Technical College in Batesville...
Larry Douglas Hensley (04/21/05)
Larry Douglas Hensley, son of Lennie Pauline Prince Hensley and the late Cloyce Evert Hensley, was born Jan. 1, 1947, at McCrory, Ark. He departed this life April 5, 2005, at his home in Salem, Ark. at the age of 58 years. He was united in marriage to Janice Fay Ellison on March 9, 1974, in Salem and to this union three daughters were born...
Christy Ann Bradley (04/21/05)
Christy Ann Bradley, 24, of Cave City, Ark., died April 11, 2005, at the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was born June 5, 1980, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Robert and Faye Bradley. She was a waitress. Survivors include her parents -- Robert and Faye Bradley of the home; her maternal grandfather, Roy Milligan of Batesville; her paternal grandmother, Charlene Bradley of Cave City; two uncles -- Gary Bradley and Greg Bradley both of Cave City; four aunts -- Jackie Winn of Cave City, Kay Piety and Dianne Knabe both of Floral and Tonya Holt of Cave City; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Paul Clark (04/21/05)
Paul Clark, 65, of Sidney, Ark., died April 11, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 25, 1940, at Evening Shade, Ark., the son of Ernest and Edith Easley Clark. He was a retired plumber. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Clark of the home; four sons -- Ricky Allen Scott of Little Rock, Paul Franklin Clark Jr. ...
Roy Williams (04/21/05)
Roy Williams, age 65, of Hardy, Ark., passed away April 13, 2005, at his home. Born May 12, 1939, in Holland, Mo., he was the son of William David Williams and Frances Ellen Langsford Williams. He worked many years in manufacturing. He attended the Shekinah Tabernacle in Wirth, Ark...
Gordon Hirst Farrow (04/21/05)
Gordon Hirst Farrow, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died April 13, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Farrow was born June 12, 1916, in Calhoun Co., Ill., the son of Albert and Martha Hirst Farrow. He married Fern Ruth Mahnke on June 12, 1937, in Flint, Mich...
John Richard Sanders (04/28/05)
John Richard Sanders, 75, of Eldon, Mo., died April 16, 2005. He was born in Thayer, Mo., Sept. 28, 1929, the son of John David and Jessie Lee Roberts Sanders. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran having served during World War II and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He retired from Griffin Wheel Works in Kansas City, Kan...
Harold Gruner (04/28/05)
Harold Durwood Gruner, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born April 22, 1921, in Doe Run, Mo., and died April 15, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Bernice Gruner of the home; two daughters -- Rhita Boenninghausen of Mammoth Spring and Dolores Ferrell of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and four grandchildren -- Brett, James, Migual and Lisa. Preceeding him in death were his parents, Phillip Peter Gruner and Catherine Zimmer. Gruner; two brothers and a sister...
Ronnie Gossell (04/28/05)
Ronnie Gossell, 63, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 17, 2005, at his residence. Born March 1, 1942, in Woodstock, Ill., he was the son of Richard Gossell and Helen Zimmerman Gossell. He graduated from the Harvard High School in Harvard, Ill., in 1960. ...
Monty Lyn Griswold (04/28/05)
Monty Lyn Griswold, 42, died April 18, 2005, at his home in Cherokee Village, Ark. He was born Aug. 23, 1962, at Flint, Mich., the son of Lynwood Griswold and Cathy Griswold. He was married to Michelle Griswold. He was employed as a truck driver. Survivors include his wife, Michelle Griswold of Cherokee Village, Ark.; three daughters -- Shelby Rae Griswold, Annie Mae Griswold and Whitney Nicole Ethier all of Cherokee Village; his mother, Cathy Griswold; and three brothers -- Charles Griswold of Flint, Mich., Ken Griswold of Glencoe, Ark., and Darrin Griswold of Glencoe, Ark.. ...
Marie J. Vest (04/21/05)
Marie J. Vest, 77, of Thayer, Mo., died April 12, 2005, in West Plains, Mo. Born July 13, 1927, in Alton, Mo., she was the daughter of William Andrew Bettis and Dicie Walker Bettis. She was married in Poca-hontas, Ark. to Troy Vest who preceded her in death Aug. 27, 1987...
Hugh "Bill" Champlin (04/28/05)
Hugh Rondall "Bill" Champlin, 82, of Cave City, died April 17, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 28, 1922, at Lily, Ky., he was the son of Hugh and Lena Mae Bullins Champlin. He retired as a foreman from Thompson Pipe and Steel, served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Old Country Church of God...
James D. Carter (04/28/05)
James D. Carter, 63, of Cherokee Village died early April 21, 2005, at his home. Born in Craighead County, he lived much of his life in Venture, Calif., before moving to Jonesboro about 15 years ago and then to Cherokee Village two years ago. He was a retired employee of the Jonesboro Human Development Center and was a member of Ash Flat Baptist Church. While living in Jonesboro, he was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church...
Loraine Johnston (04/28/05)
Loraine Johnston, 86, of Stevens Point, Wis. died April 13, 2005, For over 53 years, she was the wife of Al Johnston. In 1971, Loraine and her husband, Al, bought a house in Cherokee Village and fell in love with the area. They returned to Cherokee Village. Al died in 1989...
Sarah Ann Walker (04/28/05)
Sarah Ann Walker, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born March 23, 1911, and died April 16, 2005, at Colonial Springs Health Care in Buffalo, Mo. Survivors include three daughters -- Lovina Tipton and husband, Johnny, Dorothy Knuckles and husband, George, and Beulah Pingleton and husband, Bob; two sons -- Allen Crabtree and wife, Betty, and Jim Crabtree and wife, June; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren...
Artie M. Billingsley (04/28/05)
Artie M. Billingsley, 88, of Glencoe, Ark., daughter of Ed McDonald and Maggie Katherie Duke McDonald, was born Sept. 25, 1916, in Day, Ark. She died April 23, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She married Arch Billingsley March 24, 1934, in Heart, Ark. She was a postmaster in Glencoe for 37 years, and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Linda Earlene Angel (04/21/05)
Linda Earlene Schales Angel, 60, of Searcy, Ark., died April 11, 2005. Born May 15, 1944, in Searcy, she was the daughter of William Joseph and Agnes Earlene Bailey Schales. She worked as social director for Byrd Haven Nursing Home. Survivors include a daughter, Kisa Hoots of Searcy; three grandsons -- Michael, Dustin and Tony Bullock of Searcy; five sisters -- Vina Smith and Rose Frost of North Richland Hills, Texas, Quincenne Margo of Eagle Point, Oregon, Carlis Huffacker of Ohio and Dorie Taylor of Prim, Ark.. ...
Dallas Loren Ollar (04/28/05)
Funeral services for Dallas Loren Ollar, 77, of Koshkonong, Mo. were April 24 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Bill Bales officiating. Arrange-ments were by Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. Ollar was the son of Wright Ollar and Stella Blankenship Ollar and was born on May 23, 1927, in Alton. He died April 21, 2005, in West Plains...