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Obituaries from May 2005

A.J. Young (05/26/05)
A.J. Young, 74, of Pocahon-tas, Ark. died May 16, 2005, at his residence. He was born Feb. 13, 1931, in Noble, Ark. He was the son of Arthur Young and Flora Rice Young. He worked many years in jobs dealing with timber. He attended the Shekinah Tabernacle near Wirth...
John Quinn "J.Q." Clary (05/19/05)
John Quinn "J.Q." Clary, 83, of Alton, Mo., was born July 20, 1921, in Mountain Grove, Mo., and died May 2, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. J.Q. and Nancy Clary founded the Clary Funeral Home of Mammoth Spring, Ark. He was Oregon County Coroner for 30 years, served both as mayor and councilman for the city of Alton, served on the Alton R-V School Board for several years and was involved in various civic organization, including chamber of commerce, American Legion, VFW and Rotary. ...
Loraine Johnston (05/19/05)
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...
Noble William Robins (05/19/05)
Noble William Robins, 87, of Phoenix, Ariz., died May 8, 2005, in Phoenix, Ariz., with his son and daughter-in-law at his side. Born April 4, 1918, in Ash Flat, Ark., he was the third son and fourth child of Rufus and Alma Ritchie Robins. He grew up in Ash Flat as part of a large and loving family, working on the family farm and constructing stone buildings with his father and brothers, while his sisters worked with their mother, feeding and caring for the entire family...
Willie Mae Young (05/26/05)
Willie Mae Young, 90, of Salem, Ark., was born on June 2, 1914, in Fayette County, Ala., the daughter of Sheard P. and Samantha J. Watkins Tucker. She died May 17, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She married Dave Young in 1946 at Lepanto, Ark. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and a cook/cafeteria manager for the Lepanto School system...
Voyde Theodore Qualls (05/19/05)
Voyde Theodore Qualls, 96, of Salem, son of the late Joseph Britain Qualls and Mary Catherine Duke Qualls, was born May 31, 1908, in Sharp County, Ark. He died May 6, 2005, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. He was united in marriage to Alene Dumes and later to Mae Keylon. He was a farmer and a sawmill worker. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church...
Dr. Leonard Douglas (05/05/05)
Dr. Leonard Carl Douglas, 77, was born Jan. 19, 1928, in Alton, Mo., the son of the late Clifton Taylor Douglas and Fay Wallace Douglas. Surrounded by his loving family, Douglas was received into the Kingdom of his Savior April 28, 2005, in St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo...
Edgar Kenneth Cochran (05/05/05)
Edgar Kenneth Cochran, 70, of Hardy, died April 24, 2005, in Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. Born in Hardy, Dec. 27, 1934, he worked in road construction and lived for 30 years in Hot Springs and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include a son, Dexter Cochran of Garfield, Ark.; a brother, Billy Cochran of Hot Springs, Ark.; four sisters -- Sara Jane Horton of Hardy. ...
Betty Jean Rodgers (05/19/05)
Betty Jean Rodgers, 66, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born March 8, 1939, in Stevenson, Ala., the daughter of Carl Shavers and Julie Oliver Shavers and died May 11, 2005, in Calico Rock. She was married to Jerry Rodgers May 19, 1962, in Hernando, Miss., and worked for High Speed Electric in Memphis, Tenn., during her working years. She volunteered for Assembly of God Food Bank in Horseshoe Bend...
Icie Ferguson (05/19/05)
Icie Ferguson, 88, a lifetime resident of Myron, Ark., died May 10, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born Aug. 26, 1916, in Peace Valley, Ark., she was the daughter of Jessie and Delia Allen Jackson. She married Leroy Ferguson on Aug. 24, 1935, in Peace Valley. She was a housewife and was of the Baptist faith...
Carol R. Hawkins (05/26/05)
Carol R. Hawkins, 67, of Hardy, Ark., passed away May 19, 2005, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Hawkins was born on March 7, 1938, in Oak Ridge, Tenn., the daughter of Joseph Evan Owens and Annette Steincipher Owens. She was united in marriage to Eugene Hawkins on Sept. 8, 1956, in Indianapolis, Ind...
Charles Kirsch (05/05/05)
Charles Kirsch, 69, of Cherokee Village died April 27, 2005, in St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born in Waupun, Wis., he was an assemblyman for Olham Chemical in Memphis, Tenn., before retiring to Cherokee Village two years ago. He served in the Navy and Coast Guard for more than 20 years...
Gertrude Mittlestedter (05/05/05)
Gertrude Hazel Mittlestedter, 91, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 26, 1913, in Fort Scott, Kan., daughter of Roy Kenney and Mary Perry Kenney. She died April 22, 2005, in Thayer. She was united in marriage May 21, 1931, in Kansas City, Mo. to Norman C. Gullic, who preceded her in death June 29, 1960...
Raymond Heern (05/26/05)
Raymond Gene "Chubby" Heern, 76, of Jonesboro, Ark., died May 16, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born in Jonesboro the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Heern. He graduated from Jonesboro Public Schools and worked for State Farm Insurance Company for 36 years, retiring as northeast Arkansas agency manager...
Orvel Bales (05/26/05)
Orvel Lloyd Bales, 86, of Zion, Ark., died May 13, 2005 at Pioneer Nursing Home in Melbourne, Ark. He was born Jan. 8, 1919, to William Tibbs Bales and Florence Alabama Hunt Bales in Knob Creek, Ark. He was a trucker and grocer. He was a member of Millcrest Church of Christ...
J.E. "Sim" Goings (05/26/05)
J.E. "Sim" Goings, 75, of Evening Shade, Ark., died May 20, 2005 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was employed as cattle rancher and carpet installer. He was a member of Bettis Town Church of Christ near Poughkeepsie, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Janetta Goings of Evening Shade, Ark.; a son, Ronnie Goings of Evening Shade; a daughter, Debbie James of Batesville; three brothers -- Carson Goings of Hardy, Cecil Goings of Hot Springs, Ark., and Don Goings of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two sisters -- Lorene Morgan of Williford and Bonnie Sue Goings of Mount Ida, Ark.. ...
Charles Gabbert (05/26/05)
Charles Frank Gabbert, 80, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 14, 2005, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab. He was born Aug. 29, 1924 in Ankeny, Iowa to Fred Hugh Gabbert and Nellie Kyle Gabbert. He married Lucile Wearmouth Gabbert of Cherokee Village, Ark.He was employed by Walt Disney Productions as an accountant.Survivors are his wife of Cherokee Village, two sons Brian Douglas Gabbert and Hugh Gabbert of Las Vegas, Nev., a daughter, Pamela Denise Hilton of Palmdale, Calif., a sister Gretchen Fees of Cherokee Village.. ...
Willie Mae Young (05/26/05)
Willie Mae Young, 90, of Salem, Ark., was born on June 2, 1914, in Fayette County, Ala., the daughter of Sheard P. and Samantha J. Watkins Tucker. She died May 17, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She married Dave Young in 1946 at Lepanto, Ark. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and a cook/cafeteria manager for the Lepanto School system...
Vestel Foshee (05/26/05)
Vestel Foshee, 88, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., daughter of the late Clarence and Catherine Evans Sampson, was born Jan. 23, 1917, at Rector, Ark., and died May 14, 2005. In 1933, She married Johnny Smith of Saddle, Ark., and to this union two sons were born. Her husband, Johnny, and two sons -- Darrel and Donald, preceded her in death. In 1982, she married Coy Foshee at Mammoth Spring who preceded her in death. She was a member of Mammoth Spring Church of Christ...
Earl "Corky" Burr (05/26/05)
Earl "Corky" Eugene Burr, 55, of Williford, Ark., died May 13, 2005, at his home. Born Jan. 1, 1950, in San Luis Obispo, Calif., he was the son of Chester and Alpha Prior Burr. He moved to Sharp County a year ago from Las Vegas, Nev. He was a member of the American Legon at Williford...
Velma Lee Alford (05/26/05)
Velma Lee Alford, 77, of Alton, Mo., died May 16, 2005, in Alton, Mo. Born April 13, 1928, in Camp, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Otis Todd and Hazel Moss Todd. She was united in marriage Feb., 19, 1948, in Salem, Ark. to Alfred Alford. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by her family and many friends...
Cora McEndree (05/26/05)
Cora Ithmar McEndree, 86, of Paragould, Ark., died May 14, 2005, at the Paragould Nursing Center in Paragould. Born Jan. 1, 1919, in Clairemore, Okla., she was the daughter of William Elijah and Frankie Emiline Tillson Matney. She married Harry Leman McEndree Nov. 2, 1938, at Evening Shade, Ark. She spent her working years as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and a homemaker. She was of the Assembly of God faith...
O. I. Randol (05/26/05)
O. I. Randol, 92, of Highland, passed away May 20, 2005, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. He was born Aug. 1, 1912, in Wellston, Okla., the son of Charlie Randol and Edna Fowler Randol. He worked many years as a production supervisor for the Texaco Company...
Mildred Hall Collins (05/26/05)
Mildred Hall Collins, 90, of Ash Flat died May 19, 2005, at the NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Kittle, Ark., to Luke and Ada Andrews Hall Nov. 29, 1914, she was the descendant of several pioneer families in north central Arkansas and was the fourth generation to own the Hall homestead west of Ash Flat...
A.J. Young (05/26/05)
A.J. Young, 74, of Pocahon-tas, Ark. died May 16, 2005, at his residence. He was born Feb. 13, 1931, in Noble, Ark. He was the son of Arthur Young and Flora Rice Young. He worked many years in jobs dealing with timber. He attended the Shekinah Tabernacle near Wirth...
J.L. Goings (05/05/05)
J.L. Goings, 76, of Williford, Ark., was born in Sharp County, and died April 28, 2005, at Cave City Nursing Home. He was a road grader operator, retiring after 30 years of service with Sharp County Road Depart-ment. He was a member of Bettis Church of Christ...
Treva Gradomski (05/07/05)
Memorial services for Treva Mae Mulkey Gradomski, 75, formerly of Thayer, Mo., were March 23, 2005, under the direction of Rolling Meadows Funeral Home in Rolling Meadows, Ill. She died March 20, 2005, at Alden of Long Grove, Ill. Born May 26, 1929, in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of James H. and Stella Sweaney Mulkey...
Wanda Lou Drain (05/05/05)
Wanda Lou Drain, 57, of Salem, Ark., died April 24, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born on July 24, 1947, in Blanchard, Okla., the daughter of the late Jesse and Audrey Hazel (Cox) Harrison. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Leonard C. Blevins (05/05/05)
Leonard C. Blevins 87, son of Charles Albert and Grace Truman Beaver Blevins, was born March 25, 1918, in Violet Hill, Ark. He died on April 21, 2005, in Salem, Ark. During his working years, he was a rock mason and farmer. He retired from the Arkansas Highway and Transporation Department after 25 years of employment...
Rev. Lyndon Jackson (05/05/05)
A memorial service for the Rev. Dr. Lyndon Jackson, former pastor of Spring River Presbyterian Church was held April 30. Rev. Jackson's ashes were placed in the columbarium at the Church, with a brief service there. Friends and family moved into the fellowship hall for a time when they shared memories of Jackson. His wife, Clara Vere, and family members were there to greet friends...
James Henry Hussey (05/05/05)
James Henry Hussey, 80, of Koshkonong, Mo., was born March 13, 1925, in Aubrun, Ind., and died April 20, 2005, in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Mary Hussey of the home; four children -- Michael Hussey of Valparaiso, Ind., James J. Hussey of Portland, Ore., Christine Carlson of Chicago, Ill., Peggy Woods of Demotte, Ind.; 15 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
John Richard Sanders (05/05/05)
John Richard Sanders, 75, of Eldon, Mo., died April 16, 2005. He was born in Thayer, Mo. on Sept. 28, 1929, the son of the late John David and Jessie Lee Roberts Sanders. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He retired from Griffin Wheel Works in Kansas City, Kan...
James Dodd (05/05/05)
James Dodd, 57, o Batesville, Ark., died April 28, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ak. He was born May 23, 1947, at Viola, Ark., to Snowey Everette and Lillie Ethel Dale Dodd. He was a retired poultry service man and a member of the VFW Post 4501 in Batesville...
Ivan "Scotty" Wiest (05/05/05)
Ivan "Scotty" Wiest, 74, of Highland, died April 28, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Wiest was born Dec. 24, 1930, in Wakpala, S.D., the son of Fred and Emelia Schneider Wiest. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was united in marriage to Isbelle Cieczka on May 12, 1956, in South Milwaukee, Wis...
Voyde Theodore Qualls (05/19/05)
Voyde Theodore Qualls, 96, of Salem, son of the late Joseph Britain Qualls and Mary Catherine Duke Qualls, was born May 31, 1908, in Sharp County, Ark. He died May 6, 2005, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem. He was united in marriage to Alene Dumes and later to Mae Keylon. He was a farmer and a sawmill worker. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church...
Noble William Robins (05/19/05)
Noble William Robins, 87, of Phoenix, Ariz., died May 8, 2005, in Phoenix, Ariz., with his son and daughter-in-law at his side. Born April 4, 1918, in Ash Flat, Ark., he was the third son and fourth child of Rufus and Alma Ritchie Robins. He grew up in Ash Flat as part of a large and loving family, working on the family farm and constructing stone buildings with his father and brothers, while his sisters worked with their mother, feeding and caring for the entire family...
Loraine Johnston (05/19/05)
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...
John Quinn "J.Q." Clary (05/19/05)
John Quinn "J.Q." Clary, 83, of Alton, Mo., was born July 20, 1921, in Mountain Grove, Mo., and died May 2, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. J.Q. and Nancy Clary founded the Clary Funeral Home of Mammoth Spring, Ark. He was Oregon County Coroner for 30 years, served both as mayor and councilman for the city of Alton, served on the Alton R-V School Board for several years and was involved in various civic organization, including chamber of commerce, American Legion, VFW and Rotary. ...
Willie Mae Young (05/26/05)
Willie Mae Young, 90, of Salem, Ark., was born on June 2, 1914, in Fayette County, Ala., the daughter of Sheard P. and Samantha J. Watkins Tucker. She died May 17, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She married Dave Young in 1946 at Lepanto, Ark. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and a cook/cafeteria manager for the Lepanto School system...
A.J. Young (05/26/05)
A.J. Young, 74, of Pocahon-tas, Ark. died May 16, 2005, at his residence. He was born Feb. 13, 1931, in Noble, Ark. He was the son of Arthur Young and Flora Rice Young. He worked many years in jobs dealing with timber. He attended the Shekinah Tabernacle near Wirth...
Icie Ferguson (05/19/05)
Icie Ferguson, 88, a lifetime resident of Myron, Ark., died May 10, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Born Aug. 26, 1916, in Peace Valley, Ark., she was the daughter of Jessie and Delia Allen Jackson. She married Leroy Ferguson on Aug. 24, 1935, in Peace Valley. She was a housewife and was of the Baptist faith...
Dr. Leonard Douglas (05/05/05)
Dr. Leonard Carl Douglas, 77, was born Jan. 19, 1928, in Alton, Mo., the son of the late Clifton Taylor Douglas and Fay Wallace Douglas. Surrounded by his loving family, Douglas was received into the Kingdom of his Savior April 28, 2005, in St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo...
Edgar Kenneth Cochran (05/05/05)
Edgar Kenneth Cochran, 70, of Hardy, died April 24, 2005, in Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. Born in Hardy, Dec. 27, 1934, he worked in road construction and lived for 30 years in Hot Springs and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include a son, Dexter Cochran of Garfield, Ark.; a brother, Billy Cochran of Hot Springs, Ark.; four sisters -- Sara Jane Horton of Hardy. ...
Betty Jean Rodgers (05/19/05)
Betty Jean Rodgers, 66, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born March 8, 1939, in Stevenson, Ala., the daughter of Carl Shavers and Julie Oliver Shavers and died May 11, 2005, in Calico Rock. She was married to Jerry Rodgers May 19, 1962, in Hernando, Miss., and worked for High Speed Electric in Memphis, Tenn., during her working years. She volunteered for Assembly of God Food Bank in Horseshoe Bend...
Charles Kirsch (05/05/05)
Charles Kirsch, 69, of Cherokee Village died April 27, 2005, in St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born in Waupun, Wis., he was an assemblyman for Olham Chemical in Memphis, Tenn., before retiring to Cherokee Village two years ago. He served in the Navy and Coast Guard for more than 20 years...
Gertrude Mittlestedter (05/05/05)
Gertrude Hazel Mittlestedter, 91, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 26, 1913, in Fort Scott, Kan., daughter of Roy Kenney and Mary Perry Kenney. She died April 22, 2005, in Thayer. She was united in marriage May 21, 1931, in Kansas City, Mo. to Norman C. Gullic, who preceded her in death June 29, 1960...
Carol R. Hawkins (05/26/05)
Carol R. Hawkins, 67, of Hardy, Ark., passed away May 19, 2005, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Hawkins was born on March 7, 1938, in Oak Ridge, Tenn., the daughter of Joseph Evan Owens and Annette Steincipher Owens. She was united in marriage to Eugene Hawkins on Sept. 8, 1956, in Indianapolis, Ind...
J.E. "Sim" Goings (05/26/05)
J.E. "Sim" Goings, 75, of Evening Shade, Ark., died May 20, 2005 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was employed as cattle rancher and carpet installer. He was a member of Bettis Town Church of Christ near Poughkeepsie, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Janetta Goings of Evening Shade, Ark.; a son, Ronnie Goings of Evening Shade; a daughter, Debbie James of Batesville; three brothers -- Carson Goings of Hardy, Cecil Goings of Hot Springs, Ark., and Don Goings of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two sisters -- Lorene Morgan of Williford and Bonnie Sue Goings of Mount Ida, Ark.. ...
Charles Gabbert (05/26/05)
Charles Frank Gabbert, 80, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 14, 2005, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab. He was born Aug. 29, 1924 in Ankeny, Iowa to Fred Hugh Gabbert and Nellie Kyle Gabbert. He married Lucile Wearmouth Gabbert of Cherokee Village, Ark.He was employed by Walt Disney Productions as an accountant.Survivors are his wife of Cherokee Village, two sons Brian Douglas Gabbert and Hugh Gabbert of Las Vegas, Nev., a daughter, Pamela Denise Hilton of Palmdale, Calif., a sister Gretchen Fees of Cherokee Village.. ...
Vestel Foshee (05/26/05)
Vestel Foshee, 88, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., daughter of the late Clarence and Catherine Evans Sampson, was born Jan. 23, 1917, at Rector, Ark., and died May 14, 2005. In 1933, She married Johnny Smith of Saddle, Ark., and to this union two sons were born. Her husband, Johnny, and two sons -- Darrel and Donald, preceded her in death. In 1982, she married Coy Foshee at Mammoth Spring who preceded her in death. She was a member of Mammoth Spring Church of Christ...
Raymond Heern (05/26/05)
Raymond Gene "Chubby" Heern, 76, of Jonesboro, Ark., died May 16, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born in Jonesboro the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Heern. He graduated from Jonesboro Public Schools and worked for State Farm Insurance Company for 36 years, retiring as northeast Arkansas agency manager...
Cora McEndree (05/26/05)
Cora Ithmar McEndree, 86, of Paragould, Ark., died May 14, 2005, at the Paragould Nursing Center in Paragould. Born Jan. 1, 1919, in Clairemore, Okla., she was the daughter of William Elijah and Frankie Emiline Tillson Matney. She married Harry Leman McEndree Nov. 2, 1938, at Evening Shade, Ark. She spent her working years as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and a homemaker. She was of the Assembly of God faith...
O. I. Randol (05/26/05)
O. I. Randol, 92, of Highland, passed away May 20, 2005, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. He was born Aug. 1, 1912, in Wellston, Okla., the son of Charlie Randol and Edna Fowler Randol. He worked many years as a production supervisor for the Texaco Company...
Willie Mae Young (05/26/05)
Willie Mae Young, 90, of Salem, Ark., was born on June 2, 1914, in Fayette County, Ala., the daughter of Sheard P. and Samantha J. Watkins Tucker. She died May 17, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She married Dave Young in 1946 at Lepanto, Ark. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and a cook/cafeteria manager for the Lepanto School system...
Velma Lee Alford (05/26/05)
Velma Lee Alford, 77, of Alton, Mo., died May 16, 2005, in Alton, Mo. Born April 13, 1928, in Camp, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Otis Todd and Hazel Moss Todd. She was united in marriage Feb., 19, 1948, in Salem, Ark. to Alfred Alford. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by her family and many friends...
Orvel Bales (05/26/05)
Orvel Lloyd Bales, 86, of Zion, Ark., died May 13, 2005 at Pioneer Nursing Home in Melbourne, Ark. He was born Jan. 8, 1919, to William Tibbs Bales and Florence Alabama Hunt Bales in Knob Creek, Ark. He was a trucker and grocer. He was a member of Millcrest Church of Christ...
Earl "Corky" Burr (05/26/05)
Earl "Corky" Eugene Burr, 55, of Williford, Ark., died May 13, 2005, at his home. Born Jan. 1, 1950, in San Luis Obispo, Calif., he was the son of Chester and Alpha Prior Burr. He moved to Sharp County a year ago from Las Vegas, Nev. He was a member of the American Legon at Williford...
Mildred Hall Collins (05/26/05)
Mildred Hall Collins, 90, of Ash Flat died May 19, 2005, at the NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Kittle, Ark., to Luke and Ada Andrews Hall Nov. 29, 1914, she was the descendant of several pioneer families in north central Arkansas and was the fourth generation to own the Hall homestead west of Ash Flat...
A.J. Young (05/26/05)
A.J. Young, 74, of Pocahon-tas, Ark. died May 16, 2005, at his residence. He was born Feb. 13, 1931, in Noble, Ark. He was the son of Arthur Young and Flora Rice Young. He worked many years in jobs dealing with timber. He attended the Shekinah Tabernacle near Wirth...
Treva Gradomski (05/07/05)
Memorial services for Treva Mae Mulkey Gradomski, 75, formerly of Thayer, Mo., were March 23, 2005, under the direction of Rolling Meadows Funeral Home in Rolling Meadows, Ill. She died March 20, 2005, at Alden of Long Grove, Ill. Born May 26, 1929, in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of James H. and Stella Sweaney Mulkey...
Rev. Lyndon Jackson (05/05/05)
A memorial service for the Rev. Dr. Lyndon Jackson, former pastor of Spring River Presbyterian Church was held April 30. Rev. Jackson's ashes were placed in the columbarium at the Church, with a brief service there. Friends and family moved into the fellowship hall for a time when they shared memories of Jackson. His wife, Clara Vere, and family members were there to greet friends...
James Henry Hussey (05/05/05)
James Henry Hussey, 80, of Koshkonong, Mo., was born March 13, 1925, in Aubrun, Ind., and died April 20, 2005, in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Mary Hussey of the home; four children -- Michael Hussey of Valparaiso, Ind., James J. Hussey of Portland, Ore., Christine Carlson of Chicago, Ill., Peggy Woods of Demotte, Ind.; 15 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
John Richard Sanders (05/05/05)
John Richard Sanders, 75, of Eldon, Mo., died April 16, 2005. He was born in Thayer, Mo. on Sept. 28, 1929, the son of the late John David and Jessie Lee Roberts Sanders. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He retired from Griffin Wheel Works in Kansas City, Kan...
James Dodd (05/05/05)
James Dodd, 57, o Batesville, Ark., died April 28, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ak. He was born May 23, 1947, at Viola, Ark., to Snowey Everette and Lillie Ethel Dale Dodd. He was a retired poultry service man and a member of the VFW Post 4501 in Batesville...
Ivan "Scotty" Wiest (05/05/05)
Ivan "Scotty" Wiest, 74, of Highland, died April 28, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Wiest was born Dec. 24, 1930, in Wakpala, S.D., the son of Fred and Emelia Schneider Wiest. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was united in marriage to Isbelle Cieczka on May 12, 1956, in South Milwaukee, Wis...
Wanda Lou Drain (05/05/05)
Wanda Lou Drain, 57, of Salem, Ark., died April 24, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born on July 24, 1947, in Blanchard, Okla., the daughter of the late Jesse and Audrey Hazel (Cox) Harrison. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
J.L. Goings (05/05/05)
J.L. Goings, 76, of Williford, Ark., was born in Sharp County, and died April 28, 2005, at Cave City Nursing Home. He was a road grader operator, retiring after 30 years of service with Sharp County Road Depart-ment. He was a member of Bettis Church of Christ...
Leonard C. Blevins (05/05/05)
Leonard C. Blevins 87, son of Charles Albert and Grace Truman Beaver Blevins, was born March 25, 1918, in Violet Hill, Ark. He died on April 21, 2005, in Salem, Ark. During his working years, he was a rock mason and farmer. He retired from the Arkansas Highway and Transporation Department after 25 years of employment...