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Obituaries from September 2005

Euna M. Smith (09/01/05)
Euna M. Smith, 91, of Sidney died Aug. 24, 2005 at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 29, 1913 near Sage, Ark., to John I. and Minnie (Fudge) Fleetwood. She worked at Sharp Nursing Home for many years, was a past member of the Eastern Star and a longtime member of the Concord Baptist Church west of Sidney...
Tommy Ray Martin (09/01/05)
Funeral services for Tommy Ray Martin, 56, of Moriarty, N. M., formerly of Thayer, were held Aug. 30, 2005 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Brother Bill Bales officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home. He was born the son of Shirley Ray Martin and Juanita Viola Gaines Martin on Aug. 28, 1948, in Doniphan, MO and died Aug. 24, 2005, in Moriarty...
Thomas J. Yowell (09/01/05)
Major, USAF (Ret.) Tom (T.J.) Yowell was born on Oct. 9, 1931 in Paducah, Texas to Mildred and Grover Yowell. He died Aug. 10, 2005 after a four-year battle with cancer. He will be remembered always as a humble, giving man, devoted to his family and country...
Ronald Timmons (09/01/05)
Ronald Wayne Timmons, 58, of Hardy, formerly of Rockford, Ill., and Portage, Wis., died Aug. 28, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 1, 1947, in Rockford, the son of Joel and Betty Peck Timmons. He formerly was employed as a welder with Artzen Fabricator of Rockford and was a member of the American Legion Post 335 of Hardy...
Jay Williams (09/01/05)
Jay Williams, 35, of Carlsbad, N.M., died August 21, 2005 at Carlsbad Medical Center. He was born March 28, 1970 in Pasadena, Texas to Thomas and Connie Heath Williams and was raised in Texas, Arizona and California. He was a Christian, baptised at the age of 13. ...
Edward Sights (09/01/05)
Edward (Ed) Dow Sights, 81, of 129 Easy Street, died Aug 9, 2005, at OSF Medical Center in Peoria, Ill. He was a former resident of Cherokee Village and Princeton, Ill. He was born on July 10, 1924, in Linneus, Mo., to Robert and Gladys McCune Sights. He married Marilyn Couch in Troy, Kansas on Sept. 1, 1946. She survives...
Sanford Sam Hodges (09/01/05)
Sanford Sam Hodges, 89, of Birch Tree was born Jan, 16, 1916, and passed away Aug. 14, 2005 Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Burton and husband, Nat, and Donna Hamlett; four sons, Hubert Samuel Hodges and wife, Joann, Harry Neal Hodges and wife, Sharron, Roy Hodges and wife, Marie, and Jimmy Hodges and wife, Angie; one sister, Robbie Ford; 2 brothers, Neal Hodges and Harry Hodges; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Bill Westmoreland (09/01/05)
Bill Westmoreland, 89, of Sidney died Aug. 23, 2005 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Dec. 23, 1915, at Sidney. He was the son of Elmer and Fannie (Arnn) Westmoreland. He was a member of Sidney Baptist Church where he was senior deacon for 52 years, a farmer, always compassionate and helpful to everyone...
Henry R. Zingen (09/01/05)
Henry R. Zingen, 73, of Lemont, Ill. died Aug. 7, 2005 Graveside services were held Aug. 12 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park, Ill. Zingen was born March 29, 1932, in Trier, Germany, to Alois and Magdalena (Feil) Zingen. In 1951 he came to the United States and became a citizen in 1959. He was a chef for many years in the Chicago area...
Beth Shellard (09/01/05)
Beth Leone (Porter) Shellard, age 83, of Hardy died Aug. 23, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 8, 1922 at Stevenson Farm, Fayette, Iowa, to Glen A. and Edna Mae (King) Porter. She was a graduate of the Dickinson Business School in Waterloo, Iowa and worked for Viking Pump Company in Cedar Falls, Iowa, until June 1965, Woodland Hills Corporation in Hardy until April 1973 and the King Agency in Hardy from May 1973 to December 1995...
Laverne Melton (09/01/05)
Graveside services for Laverne Melton, 68, of Couch were held Aug. 25 at Cotton Creek Cemetery with Pastor Ralph Douglas officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer. She was born the daughter of the late Marshall Parker and Dorothy Connor Parker on May 21, 1937, in Egypt, Ark., and died Aug. 23, 2005, in Couch...
Charles R. Gibson (09/01/05)
Charles R. Gibson, 67, of Ash Flat, formerly of Tupelo, Miss., died Aug. 23, 2005, with his wife and children at his side. Gibson was born March 2, 1938, in Agnos, Ark., the son of Hanly and Guelda (Estes) Gibson. He was a member of the Ash Flat Church of Christ. ...
Bonnie Darrlene Zimmer (09/01/05)
Bonnie Darrlene Zimmer of Viola daughter of Ethel Amanda (Moore) Knapp and the late Darrell Eugene Knapp, was born April 20, 1957, in Helena, Ark. She died Aug. 27, 2005, at Viola at the age of 48. Bonnie was united in marriage to Jerell Wayne Zimmer of Viola on Jan. ...
Pauline McGhee Patton (09/01/05)
Pauline McGhee Patton, 85, of Thayer was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Ripley Okla., and died Aug. 20, 2005, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Steen, and husband, Howard, of Thayer; one son, Jerry Patton, and wife, Ruby, of Cushing, Okla.; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren...
Herman Carl Sisco (09/15/05)
Herman Carl Sisco, 66, of Alton, Mo., was born June 16, 1939, in Oregon County, Mo., the son of Addie and Annie-Warren-Sisco. He died Sept. 1, 2005, at his home in Alton. Survivors include three sons -- Dennis Sisco, Jason Sisco and Nathan Sisco all of Alton; one daughter, Tricia Frost, of Alton; one brother, Thurman Sisco of Florida; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Connie Marie Horton (09/15/05)
Connie Marie Horton, 63, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 3, 2005, at the Central Arkansas Hospital in Searcy, Ark. She was born Nov. 25, 1941, in Coffeeville, Kan., the daughter of Paul William Perryman and June Elmo Goebble Perry-man. She moved to Cherokee Village with her husband in 1993 from Sacramento, Calif...
Cliff Stewart (09/15/05)
Clifford W. (Cliff) Stewart, 75, of West Plains, Mo., died Sept. 1, 2005, in Ozark Medical Center. He was born Jan. 4, 1930, at Waltonville, Ill., the son of Virgil Allen and Madia Opal Bean Stewart. On Nov. 8, 1947, at St. Louis, he was married to Mae Ola Black...
Robert Joseph Sowers (09/15/05)
Robert "BJ" Joseph Sowers, 58, of Ozark Acres died Sept. 3, 2005, at his home. He was born in Indianapolis, Ind. He was owner operator of B J Dental Lab of Highland and was a member of New Song Baptist Church of Williford, Ark. He was veteran of the Marine Corps, having served in Vietnam...
Wanda "Louise" Garner (09/15/05)
Wanda "Louise" Garner, 71, of Sage, Ark., died Sept. 7, 2005, at Pioneer Nursing Home in Melbourne, Ark. She was born Nov. 4, 1933, in Sage, Ark., the daughter of James Lois Wren and Velma Cooper Wren. She was a retired certified nursing assistant and a member of Melbourne Church of Christ...
Wanda Mae Trexler (09/15/05)
Wanda Mae Trexler, 62, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 12, 1942, in Pearl City, Hawaii, the daughter of the late Jim Byrd Singletary and Katherine Patricia Bajadali Singletary. She died Sept. 2, 2005, in Thayer. She was united in marriage to Russell D. Trexler on Dec. 20, 1969 in Santa Anna, Calif...
James F. Garner (09/15/05)
James F. Garner, 65, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 10, 2005, at his residence. Garner was born Sept. 22, 1939, in Hardy, Ark., the son of Robert Austin Garner and Clara Haskins Garner. He was united in marriage to Linda C. Aldridge on March 26, 1989, in Hardy...
Kenneth Ruminer (09/15/05)
Kenneth Ruminer, 87, of Batesville, died Sept. 7, 2005, at a Batesville nursing home. He was born Dec. 8, 1917, in Mt. Pleasant, Ark., the son of Esco and Molly Walker Ruminer. He was united in marriage to Mary Edith Hall on Aug. 24, 1942, at Mt. Pleasant. He was retired from AP&L with 35 years of service and then worked part time for 17 years at Clinic Dug Store in Batesville...
Myrle Clifton (09/15/05)
Myrle Clifton, 88, of Pea Ridge, Ark., died at her home Aug. 26, 2005. She was born June 26, 1917, at Newburg, Ark., the daughter of Ulysses Sylvester Garner and Martha Jane Pearson Garner. She moved to Pea Ridge from Buchanan, Va., in 1961. In 1962, her husband, Gordon K. Clifton was appointed to the Pea Ridge National Military Park and was among the first park rangers to begin the original restoration of the park. She enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Pea Ridge Church of Christ...
Marvin Lester Harber (09/15/05)
Marvin Lester Harber, 96, Affton, Mo., formerly of Bexar, Ark., son of the late Allen C. and Ella Rose Harber was born Sept. 27, 1908, in Viola. He died Sept. 7, 2005, at Affton, Mo. He was united in marriage to Alpha Cochran. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a farmer. He was a member of the Mt. Pisgah Presbyterian Church in Bexar, Ark...
Dorothy Willingham (09/15/05)
Dorothy Vernell Willinghm. 74, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Jesse James and Hattie Mae Wooden Hughes, was born March 21, 1931, in Cleburne, Texas. She died Sept. 6 2005, at Mountain Home, Ark. She was united in marriage to Duran Gene Willingham on Aug. 1, 1966. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith...
Gregory Allen Holland (09/15/05)
Gregory Allen (Pettera) Holland, 21, of Hanover, Ill., died Sept. 4, 2005 at home in Cherokee Village. Greg was born July 12, 1984, the son of John and Marie (Pettera) Holland, in Galena, Ill.. Greg graduated from the Dennison Academy in 2003. He enjoyed music, golf, video games, billiards, reading and playing the Electric Guitar...
Celia Marks (09/15/05)
Celia Mennen Marks, whose cooking columns found a following even among non-cooks because of her personal anecdotes and insights into human nature, died Sept. 7, 2005, at her home in Cherokee Village. She was 98. She was born Dec. 14, 1906, in Chatanooga, Tenn., to Ephriam and Naomi Atlas Mennen. She married Louis B. Marks in 1935 in Chattanooga. They had been married 50 years when he died in 1985...
Russell H. Eberle (09/15/05)
Russell H. Eberle, 82, of Hardy, died Sept. 6, 2005, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat, Ark. He was born Sept. 26, 1922, in Quincy, Ill., the son of George and Minnie Holtman Eberle. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II...
James Vernon Turley (09/08/05)
James Vernon Turley, 76, of Ozark Acres, Ark., died Aug. 27, 2005, at the Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. He was born March 4, 1929 in Gaston Ala., the son of Lester Turley and Ivane Turley. He was united in marriage to Mary Clark Turley...
Phyllis Ann Broadwater (09/08/05)
Phyllis Ann Broadwater, 56 of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 30, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Dec. 16, 1948, at Batesville, Ark., to Doyle and Geneva Sharp Broadwater. She was a member of the Eastside Southern Baptist Church in Cave City...
Reba Faye Evans (09/08/05)
Reba Faye Williams Evans, 86, of Sidney, Ark., died Sept. 1, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Sept. 25, 1918, at Needmore, Ark., to Bill and Pearl Marlin Williams. She was united in marriage in 1939 to Ray Evans. She was retired from the Sharp Nursing Home at Sidney, a homemaker and a member of the Corner Stone Baptist Church at Mount Pleasant...
Bobby Leftwich (09/08/05)
Bobby Rayburn Leftwich, 62, of Sherwood, Ark., son of Joe Marshall and Beulah Estes Leftwich, was born in Ash Flat, Ark. May 1, 1943. He passed away Aug. 14, 2005. Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Leftwich; one son, Keith Leftwich and wife Toni; one daughter, Kathy Haralson and Robert Haralson; a twin brother, Richard Leftwich and wife, Joyce; eldest brother, Loyd Leftwich and wife Vineda; three grandchildren, Dakota Leftwich, Julie Haralson, and Brenda Leftwich; and numerous other loving family members and friends.. ...
William Murrey (09/08/05)
William Murrey, 82, of Williford, Ark., died Sept. 1, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 14, 1923, in Hardy, the son of Daniel Boone and Laura Dotson Murrey. He was united in marriage Nov. 7, 1983, to Frances Payne. He worked for Ozark Acres on the road crew and was a farmer...
Edwin "Doyle" Goodman (09/08/05)
Edwin "Doyle" Goodwin, 63, of Evening Shade died Aug. 31, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Dec. 13, 1941, at Ash Flat the son of John R. and Mary Francis Shands Goodman. He was retired from Conagra in Batesville after 32 years of service and was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
John L. Schuler (09/08/05)
John L. Schuler, 88, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 30, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1917, at South Beloit, Ill., the son of Thomas Joseph and Catherine Bridgett (Quinllin) Schuler. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran, having served during World War II. He worked for both Skill Corporation and OEA Inc., enjoyed golfing, square dancing and was of the Catholic faith...
Willie " Crook" Moser (09/08/05)
Willie Troyce "Crook" Moser, 80, son of the late Homer Clede Moser and Mabel Billingsley Moser, was born March 23, 1925. He died Aug. 28, 2005, in Melbourne, Ark. He was a veteran having served in United States Army. He was a self-employed carpenter...
Ella Davis (09/08/05)
Ella Davis, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Oxford, Ark., was born July 31, 1907, in Oxford to Robert Tatum and Fannie Hamilon Tatum. She died Aug. 31, 2005, at National Health Care in West Plains at the age of 98. At the age of 13 she married Floyd Davis at Oxford. She was employed by a nursing home for many years...
Ralph E. Kincade (09/08/05)
Ralph E. Kincade, of Salem, son of the late George T. Kincade and Alvena A. Hassler Kincade, was born Jan. 7, 1923, in Pettis County, Mo. He died Aug. 29, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 82. He was united in marriage to Lois Cunningham Bryant on May 18, 1986, at Salem, Ark...
Charlsie Caroline Meyer (09/08/05)
Charlsie Caroline Meyer, infant daughter of Shane and Leslie Meyer died Aug. 29, 2005, at St. Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith, Ark. She is survived by her parents, Shane and Leslie Meyer of Waldron, Ark.; paternal grandparents, Cecil W. and Shirley Meyer of Horseshoe Bend; maternal grandmother, Donna Martin Crawford of Ash Flat; maternal great-grandmother, Irene Rogers of Ash Flat; and many other relatives and friends...
John Sullivan (09/08/05)
John Sullivan, 81, of Hardy, Ark., was born Feb. 25, 1924, in Hardy, Ark., the son of Neal Sullivan and Margaret Semple Sullivan. He was employed in television repair and was a veteran of the military, having served in the Army Air Corps during World War II...
Jason Wayne Frazier (09/29/05)
Jason Wayne Frazier, son of Kennith Frazier of Mt. Pleasant and Theresa Weaver of Melbourne, was born Dec. 28, 1981, in Calico Rock. He died Sept. 11, 2005, in Calico Rock at the age of 23 years. He graduated from Melbourne High School in 2000. He attended C-1 Trucking School in Little Rock., and was employed by Emerson Electric as a truck driver...
Orval Gean Gay (09/29/05)
Orval Gean Gay, 51, of Poteau, Okla., formerly of Floral, Ark., died Sept. 18, 2005, at his home. He was born July 1, 1954, at Noblesville, Ind., the son of Vernon D. and Nellie Mae Strother Gay. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a truck driver and construction worker...
Leslie Mayhew Sr. (09/29/05)
Leslie Earl Mayhew Sr., 76, of Hardy, Ark., was born Oct. 29, 1928, in West Frankfort, Ill., the son of Franklin Mayhew and Oneda Muir Mayhew. He died Sept. 23 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He attended Faith Baptist Church at Wirth, Ark...
Cassandra Hightower (09/29/05)
Cassandra Renee Hightower, 20, of Evening Shade died Sept. 22, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 16, 1985, at Benton, Ark., to Lynn and Geraldine Renee Samples Grafe. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Bruce Hightower of the home; one son, Jacob Hunter Hightower of the home; her mother and step-father Geraldine Renee and Calvin Paul McDaniel of Idaho; her father, Lynn Grafe of Benton; two brothers, Frank Edward Pockrus of Evening Shade and Jeremy Lynn Grafe of Benton; one sister, Ivy Elizabeth Grafe of Benton; her maternal grandparents Frank and Betty Pritchard of Evening Shade; her paternal grandparents, Bernard and Wanda Grafe of Benton; five nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Cleffie Ima Dawson (09/29/05)
Cleffie Ima Dawson, 92, of Princeton, W.Va., died Aug. 25 at her residence. Born Oct. 20, 1912, in Salem, she was the daughter of the late John B. and Gladys Winters Foster. She was a member of the Anderson Memorial Presbyter-ian Church in Welch and a former member of the Welch Garden Club...
Raymond Otto Keen (09/29/05)
Raymond Otto Keen, 87, of Horseshoe Bend, died Sept. 17 at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born in Chicago, Ill., the son of Walter and Martha Morrie Keen. He served in the Navy during World War II as seaman first class. He graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology to work as a hydraulic engineer. ...
Matthew Michael Jewell (09/29/05)
Matthew Michael Jewell, 20, of Thayer, Mo, was born Oct. 21, 1984, in Marinette, Wis., and died Sept. 11, 2005, at his home.Survivors include his mother, Joyce Jewell; his father, Michael Jewell; two sisters, Dawna Marie Jewell and Tiffany Jewell; two brothers, Scottie Wayne Jewell and Josh McDaniel; three nieces, Makaila Caylene Jewell, Whitney McDaniel and Ashton McDaniel; three nephews, Xavier Scott Jewell, Daymeon Scott Jewell, Dylan McDaniel all of Thayer; his paternal grandmother, Roberta Marie Nipp of Mainette, Wis.; two aunts, Donna Clairday of Thayer and Lou Ann LaBrun of Mountain Home; several other aunts and uncles; and other relatives and friends.Services were Sept. ...
Mamie Couch (09/29/05)
Mamie Couch age 86 of Nashville, Tenn., formerly a long-time resident of Evening Shade, Sharp County died Sept. 20, 2005 at Bethany Health and Rehab Center in Nashville. She was born Nov. 18, 1918 in Izard County, Ark. to John Lee and Clara Estle Tadlock Farris...
Lettia White Steele (09/29/05)
Lettia White Steele, 96, of Cave City, died Sept. 23, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 10, 1909, at Sidney the daughter of William David and Hopie Vest White. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City, Ark...
Timothy C. Steininger (09/29/05)
Timothy C. Steininger, 41, of Wilroads Gardens, Kan., was born Sept. 26, 1963, at Dodge City, Kan., the son of Raymond and Glenda Bennett Steiniger. He died Sept. 15, 2005. He attended Wilroads Gardens Elementary School and Dodge City Junior High and was a 1982 graduate of Dodge City High School. He was also a 1992 graduate of Dodge City Community College, Phi Theta Kappa with high honors. He was a member of Wilroads Gardens Christian Church...
Robert (Bob) Anderson (09/29/05)
Robert (Bob) Andrew Anderson, 69, of Horseshoe Bend passed away Sept. 17, 2005, in North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. He was born in Chula Vista, Calif., the son of Otto Andrew and Thelma Riding Anderson. He served in the United States Air Force REGAF as an Airman First Class during the Korean Conflict. ...
James R. Stanley (09/29/05)
James R. Stanley, 70, of Pomona, Mo., died Sept. 13, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born April 19, 1935, in Calico Rock, Ark., the son of Earl and Joyce Jones Stanley. Before his retirement he was employed as a driver for Hiland Dairy...
Mary Nova Hammond (09/29/05)
Mary Nova Hammond, of Elizabeth, Ark., daughter of the late Raymond Lee and Alice Louisa Harbour Foster, was born March 2, 1910, at Elizabeth. He died Sept. 10, 2005, at Pine Lane Heathcare Center in Mountain Home at the age of 95. She was united in marriage to Tilford Ernest Hammond on June 17, 1929, at Elizabeth. She spent her working years as a store clerk...
Wendell Jennings Owens (09/22/05)
Wendell Jennings Owens, 73, was born Feb. 6, 1932, at Brockwell, Ark. He died at his home in Cashmere, Wash., Aug. 20, 2005. He spent most of his working years in the fruit industry. He enjoyed painting and gardening and was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his children -- Terry Owens of Cashmere, Linda Trimble of Cashmere and Rick Owens of Wenatchee, Wash.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his mother, Ollie Owens of Union, Ark.; his brothers and sisters -- Lauretta Freeman of Twin Falls, Idaho, Hazel Powell of Yakima, Wash., Jerry Owens of Napavine, Wash., Sonny Owens of West Plains, Mo., Ed Owens of Salem, and Charles Owens of Salem, Ark.. ...
Vera Mefford (09/22/05)
Funeral Services for Vera Mefford, 83, Koshkonong were held Sept. 17 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, with the Rev. Clark Stephens and the Rev. John Holesapple officiating. Burial was at Howell Memorial Park Cemtetery under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc., West Plains. Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains...
Dennis Austin Smith (09/22/05)
Dennis Austin Smith, of Salem, Ark., son of Anthony Keith and Norma Kay Newton Smith was born Dec. 7, 1992, in Siloam Springs, Ark. He died Sept. 10, 2005, at Salem at the age of 12 years, nine months and three days. Dennis attended school at Salem and was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church...
Virginia (Jenny) McCartney (09/22/05)
Virginia L. (Jenny) McCartney was born Sept. 2, 1931, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of George and Ruth Charlston Ball. She died Sept. 2, 2005 at the age of 74. She married Darryl E. McCartney on June 21, 1958, in Mammoth Spring. She was a public school teacher and traveled with her husband throughout his military career...
Raymond Holland (09/22/05)
Raymond Holland, 70, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Salem, Ark., was born Nov. 10, 1934, in Heart, Ark., the son of Jim Holland and Clara Romine Holland. He died Sept. 13, 2005, at Doctors Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church of Springfield...
Lola L. Johnson (09/22/05)
Lola L. Johnson, 97, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 18, 1908, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Sept. 11. 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include two daughters, Kay Johnson of West Plains, and Sue Friend of Alton; two sons, Darold Johnson of Alton and Glen Johnson of Pontoon Beach, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous other friends and relatives...
Bertha Belle Willeford (09/22/05)
Bertha Belle Willeford, 94, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Wiley Haynes and Leona Wetherford Haynes was born Oct. 11, 1910, in Viola. She died Sept. 15, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was united in marriage to Rufus Willeford on Oct. 25, 1925, in Viola...
Sarah Ann Boyd (09/22/05)
Sarah Ann Medlock Boyd, 54, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died Sept. 10, 2005, at her home. She was born March 5, 1951, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Muriel Garrison and Ida Mae Shirley Medlock. She was a homemaker and a member of the Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church at Nelsonville...
Hubert Dewey Love (09/22/05)
Hubert Dewey Love, 67, son of the late Ivy and Ora Owens Love, was born Oct. 21, 1937, in Cushman, Ark. He died Sept. 7, 2005, at his home in Melbourne. He was united in marriage to Jaralene Brown on Jan. 10, 1959, in Lafferty, Ark. To this union three sons were born...
Alyssa Baylee Stricklin (09/22/05)
Alyssa Baylee Stricklin, the preborn daughter of Mark and Jessica Stricklin of Williford, Ark., died Sept. 13, 2005, at Baxter Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. Survivors include her parents, Mark and Jessica Stricklin; a sister, Tiffany Stricklin; maternal grandfather, Don Fiscus; paternal grandfather, Edward Stricklin, paternal grandmother, Sherry Stricklin; and paternal great-grandparents, Cleatis Black and Joyce Black...
Allen D. Majors (09/22/05)
Allen D. Major, of Newton, Iowa, was born Dec. 27, 1953, in Batesville, Ark., the son of Vence and Ruby West Majors. He died Sept. 10, 2005, at Monarch Hospice Wing, Skiff Medical Center in Newton. He married Leanne Staub on June 1, 1979 at Jonesboro, Ark...
Albert Amon Mefford (09/22/05)
Funeral Services for Albert Amon Mefford, 85, Kosh-konong were held Sept. 17 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains with the Rev. Clark Stephens and Rev. John Holeapple officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains. He was born the son of the late Etsel Mefford and Lilly Francis Lockwood Mefford, on June 13, 1920 in Gainesville, Mo. and died Sept. 13, 2005, in Springfield, Mo at the age of 85 He was married Sept. 2, 1940 in Thayer to Vera Sewell...
Jean "J.C." Smith (09/22/05)
Jean "J.C." Cassell Smith, 88, of Highland, formerly of Ozark Acres, Ark., died Sept. 13, 2005. He was born in Sharp County, Ark., the son of Joseph L. and Frances A. Smith. He was a Baptist minister but was retired. He was formerly pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church at Newport, Baptist Church in Imboden, First Baptist in Dell, Friendship Baptist in Kennett and Spring Lake Baptist in Ozark Acres...
Hulda Marie Michener (09/22/05)
Hulda Marie Michener, of Mt. Ida, Ark., formerly of Viola, Ark., was born Sept. 14, 1914, in McGregor, N.D. the daughter of Axel Hawinkson and Freda Ostlund Hawkinson. She died Sept. 12, 2005, at St. Joseph Hospital in Hot Springs, Ark., at the age of 90 years...
Ernette Parker (09/22/05)
Ernette Ernestine Bethge Parker, daughter of the late Ernest Charles Bethge and Gradel Mann Bethge, was born July 26, 1937, in Stuttgart, Ark. She died Sept. 6, 2005, in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 68. She was united in marriage to John Parker on Dec. 22, 1989, in Little Rock...
Margaret M. Traybor (09/22/05)
Margaret M. Traybor, 72, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 14, 2005, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Traybor was born Feb. 7, 1933, in Beckley, W. Va., She worked as a secretary for many years before retiring and moving to Sharp County from California in 1989. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
James Lester Dover (09/22/05)
James Lester Dover, 83, of Salem, Ark., son of the late John Henry Dover and Eva Romines Dover, was born June 17, 1922, in Heart, Ark. He died Sept. 15, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He was united in marriage to Vernitha York on Jan. 2, 1944, in Salem. To this union three children were born...
Bill Phillips (09/22/05)
Bill Phillips, 60, of Bates-ville, Ark., died Sept. 13, 2005 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born April 10, 1945, in Batesville, the son of Leslie Phillips and Oshea Parsley Phillips. He was a truck driver and member of Cave City First Baptist Church...
Alta Cooper (09/22/05)
Alta Cooper, 80, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Sept. 9, 2005, at her residence. Born Sept. 20, 1924, in Weiner, Ark., she was a member of the Valley View Church of Christ. She was baptized into the Nettleton Church of Christ. She retired from General Motors with 27 years of service when she lived in Michigan prior to moving to Jonesboro...
William Dallas Chronister (09/22/05)
William Dallas Chronister, 87, of Kansas City, Kan., formerly of Alton, was born Jan. 4, 1918, in Alton, Mo., the son of Ora Edward Chronister and Arena Josephine Parrott Chronister. He died Sept. 12, 2005, in Kansas City. He was married on June 17, 1939, in Alton to Agnes Bernice Campbell. ...
William Robert Wallace (09/22/05)
William Robert Wallace, 66, of McCrory died Sept. 16, 2005, at his brother's home in Franklin. He was born May 4, 1939, in Ragan, Tenn., the son of William Riley and Louise Joyce Wallace. People loved him for his quiet, innocent demeanor. He loved to dance and went to many of the senior citizens centers in his area to participate in his favorite past time. ...
Bonnie Darrlene Zimmer (09/01/05)
Bonnie Darrlene Zimmer of Viola daughter of Ethel Amanda (Moore) Knapp and the late Darrell Eugene Knapp, was born April 20, 1957, in Helena, Ark. She died Aug. 27, 2005, at Viola at the age of 48. Bonnie was united in marriage to Jerell Wayne Zimmer of Viola on Jan. ...
Edward Sights (09/01/05)
Edward (Ed) Dow Sights, 81, of 129 Easy Street, died Aug 9, 2005, at OSF Medical Center in Peoria, Ill. He was a former resident of Cherokee Village and Princeton, Ill. He was born on July 10, 1924, in Linneus, Mo., to Robert and Gladys McCune Sights. He married Marilyn Couch in Troy, Kansas on Sept. 1, 1946. She survives...
Thomas J. Yowell (09/01/05)
Major, USAF (Ret.) Tom (T.J.) Yowell was born on Oct. 9, 1931 in Paducah, Texas to Mildred and Grover Yowell. He died Aug. 10, 2005 after a four-year battle with cancer. He will be remembered always as a humble, giving man, devoted to his family and country...
Ronald Timmons (09/01/05)
Ronald Wayne Timmons, 58, of Hardy, formerly of Rockford, Ill., and Portage, Wis., died Aug. 28, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 1, 1947, in Rockford, the son of Joel and Betty Peck Timmons. He formerly was employed as a welder with Artzen Fabricator of Rockford and was a member of the American Legion Post 335 of Hardy...
Pauline McGhee Patton (09/01/05)
Pauline McGhee Patton, 85, of Thayer was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Ripley Okla., and died Aug. 20, 2005, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Steen, and husband, Howard, of Thayer; one son, Jerry Patton, and wife, Ruby, of Cushing, Okla.; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren...
Jay Williams (09/01/05)
Jay Williams, 35, of Carlsbad, N.M., died August 21, 2005 at Carlsbad Medical Center. He was born March 28, 1970 in Pasadena, Texas to Thomas and Connie Heath Williams and was raised in Texas, Arizona and California. He was a Christian, baptised at the age of 13. ...
Sanford Sam Hodges (09/01/05)
Sanford Sam Hodges, 89, of Birch Tree was born Jan, 16, 1916, and passed away Aug. 14, 2005 Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Burton and husband, Nat, and Donna Hamlett; four sons, Hubert Samuel Hodges and wife, Joann, Harry Neal Hodges and wife, Sharron, Roy Hodges and wife, Marie, and Jimmy Hodges and wife, Angie; one sister, Robbie Ford; 2 brothers, Neal Hodges and Harry Hodges; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Euna M. Smith (09/01/05)
Euna M. Smith, 91, of Sidney died Aug. 24, 2005 at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 29, 1913 near Sage, Ark., to John I. and Minnie (Fudge) Fleetwood. She worked at Sharp Nursing Home for many years, was a past member of the Eastern Star and a longtime member of the Concord Baptist Church west of Sidney...
Bill Westmoreland (09/01/05)
Bill Westmoreland, 89, of Sidney died Aug. 23, 2005 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Dec. 23, 1915, at Sidney. He was the son of Elmer and Fannie (Arnn) Westmoreland. He was a member of Sidney Baptist Church where he was senior deacon for 52 years, a farmer, always compassionate and helpful to everyone...
Henry R. Zingen (09/01/05)
Henry R. Zingen, 73, of Lemont, Ill. died Aug. 7, 2005 Graveside services were held Aug. 12 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park, Ill. Zingen was born March 29, 1932, in Trier, Germany, to Alois and Magdalena (Feil) Zingen. In 1951 he came to the United States and became a citizen in 1959. He was a chef for many years in the Chicago area...
Beth Shellard (09/01/05)
Beth Leone (Porter) Shellard, age 83, of Hardy died Aug. 23, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 8, 1922 at Stevenson Farm, Fayette, Iowa, to Glen A. and Edna Mae (King) Porter. She was a graduate of the Dickinson Business School in Waterloo, Iowa and worked for Viking Pump Company in Cedar Falls, Iowa, until June 1965, Woodland Hills Corporation in Hardy until April 1973 and the King Agency in Hardy from May 1973 to December 1995...
Laverne Melton (09/01/05)
Graveside services for Laverne Melton, 68, of Couch were held Aug. 25 at Cotton Creek Cemetery with Pastor Ralph Douglas officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer. She was born the daughter of the late Marshall Parker and Dorothy Connor Parker on May 21, 1937, in Egypt, Ark., and died Aug. 23, 2005, in Couch...
Charles R. Gibson (09/01/05)
Charles R. Gibson, 67, of Ash Flat, formerly of Tupelo, Miss., died Aug. 23, 2005, with his wife and children at his side. Gibson was born March 2, 1938, in Agnos, Ark., the son of Hanly and Guelda (Estes) Gibson. He was a member of the Ash Flat Church of Christ. ...
Tommy Ray Martin (09/01/05)
Funeral services for Tommy Ray Martin, 56, of Moriarty, N. M., formerly of Thayer, were held Aug. 30, 2005 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Brother Bill Bales officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home. He was born the son of Shirley Ray Martin and Juanita Viola Gaines Martin on Aug. 28, 1948, in Doniphan, MO and died Aug. 24, 2005, in Moriarty...
Russell H. Eberle (09/15/05)
Russell H. Eberle, 82, of Hardy, died Sept. 6, 2005, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat, Ark. He was born Sept. 26, 1922, in Quincy, Ill., the son of George and Minnie Holtman Eberle. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II...
Connie Marie Horton (09/15/05)
Connie Marie Horton, 63, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 3, 2005, at the Central Arkansas Hospital in Searcy, Ark. She was born Nov. 25, 1941, in Coffeeville, Kan., the daughter of Paul William Perryman and June Elmo Goebble Perry-man. She moved to Cherokee Village with her husband in 1993 from Sacramento, Calif...
Gregory Allen Holland (09/15/05)
Gregory Allen (Pettera) Holland, 21, of Hanover, Ill., died Sept. 4, 2005 at home in Cherokee Village. Greg was born July 12, 1984, the son of John and Marie (Pettera) Holland, in Galena, Ill.. Greg graduated from the Dennison Academy in 2003. He enjoyed music, golf, video games, billiards, reading and playing the Electric Guitar...
Dorothy Willingham (09/15/05)
Dorothy Vernell Willinghm. 74, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Jesse James and Hattie Mae Wooden Hughes, was born March 21, 1931, in Cleburne, Texas. She died Sept. 6 2005, at Mountain Home, Ark. She was united in marriage to Duran Gene Willingham on Aug. 1, 1966. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith...
Myrle Clifton (09/15/05)
Myrle Clifton, 88, of Pea Ridge, Ark., died at her home Aug. 26, 2005. She was born June 26, 1917, at Newburg, Ark., the daughter of Ulysses Sylvester Garner and Martha Jane Pearson Garner. She moved to Pea Ridge from Buchanan, Va., in 1961. In 1962, her husband, Gordon K. Clifton was appointed to the Pea Ridge National Military Park and was among the first park rangers to begin the original restoration of the park. She enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Pea Ridge Church of Christ...
Herman Carl Sisco (09/15/05)
Herman Carl Sisco, 66, of Alton, Mo., was born June 16, 1939, in Oregon County, Mo., the son of Addie and Annie-Warren-Sisco. He died Sept. 1, 2005, at his home in Alton. Survivors include three sons -- Dennis Sisco, Jason Sisco and Nathan Sisco all of Alton; one daughter, Tricia Frost, of Alton; one brother, Thurman Sisco of Florida; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Celia Marks (09/15/05)
Celia Mennen Marks, whose cooking columns found a following even among non-cooks because of her personal anecdotes and insights into human nature, died Sept. 7, 2005, at her home in Cherokee Village. She was 98. She was born Dec. 14, 1906, in Chatanooga, Tenn., to Ephriam and Naomi Atlas Mennen. She married Louis B. Marks in 1935 in Chattanooga. They had been married 50 years when he died in 1985...
Kenneth Ruminer (09/15/05)
Kenneth Ruminer, 87, of Batesville, died Sept. 7, 2005, at a Batesville nursing home. He was born Dec. 8, 1917, in Mt. Pleasant, Ark., the son of Esco and Molly Walker Ruminer. He was united in marriage to Mary Edith Hall on Aug. 24, 1942, at Mt. Pleasant. He was retired from AP&L with 35 years of service and then worked part time for 17 years at Clinic Dug Store in Batesville...
James F. Garner (09/15/05)
James F. Garner, 65, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 10, 2005, at his residence. Garner was born Sept. 22, 1939, in Hardy, Ark., the son of Robert Austin Garner and Clara Haskins Garner. He was united in marriage to Linda C. Aldridge on March 26, 1989, in Hardy...
Wanda Mae Trexler (09/15/05)
Wanda Mae Trexler, 62, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 12, 1942, in Pearl City, Hawaii, the daughter of the late Jim Byrd Singletary and Katherine Patricia Bajadali Singletary. She died Sept. 2, 2005, in Thayer. She was united in marriage to Russell D. Trexler on Dec. 20, 1969 in Santa Anna, Calif...
Wanda "Louise" Garner (09/15/05)
Wanda "Louise" Garner, 71, of Sage, Ark., died Sept. 7, 2005, at Pioneer Nursing Home in Melbourne, Ark. She was born Nov. 4, 1933, in Sage, Ark., the daughter of James Lois Wren and Velma Cooper Wren. She was a retired certified nursing assistant and a member of Melbourne Church of Christ...
Robert Joseph Sowers (09/15/05)
Robert "BJ" Joseph Sowers, 58, of Ozark Acres died Sept. 3, 2005, at his home. He was born in Indianapolis, Ind. He was owner operator of B J Dental Lab of Highland and was a member of New Song Baptist Church of Williford, Ark. He was veteran of the Marine Corps, having served in Vietnam...
Cliff Stewart (09/15/05)
Clifford W. (Cliff) Stewart, 75, of West Plains, Mo., died Sept. 1, 2005, in Ozark Medical Center. He was born Jan. 4, 1930, at Waltonville, Ill., the son of Virgil Allen and Madia Opal Bean Stewart. On Nov. 8, 1947, at St. Louis, he was married to Mae Ola Black...
Marvin Lester Harber (09/15/05)
Marvin Lester Harber, 96, Affton, Mo., formerly of Bexar, Ark., son of the late Allen C. and Ella Rose Harber was born Sept. 27, 1908, in Viola. He died Sept. 7, 2005, at Affton, Mo. He was united in marriage to Alpha Cochran. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a farmer. He was a member of the Mt. Pisgah Presbyterian Church in Bexar, Ark...
James Vernon Turley (09/08/05)
James Vernon Turley, 76, of Ozark Acres, Ark., died Aug. 27, 2005, at the Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. He was born March 4, 1929 in Gaston Ala., the son of Lester Turley and Ivane Turley. He was united in marriage to Mary Clark Turley...
Charlsie Caroline Meyer (09/08/05)
Charlsie Caroline Meyer, infant daughter of Shane and Leslie Meyer died Aug. 29, 2005, at St. Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith, Ark. She is survived by her parents, Shane and Leslie Meyer of Waldron, Ark.; paternal grandparents, Cecil W. and Shirley Meyer of Horseshoe Bend; maternal grandmother, Donna Martin Crawford of Ash Flat; maternal great-grandmother, Irene Rogers of Ash Flat; and many other relatives and friends...
Ralph E. Kincade (09/08/05)
Ralph E. Kincade, of Salem, son of the late George T. Kincade and Alvena A. Hassler Kincade, was born Jan. 7, 1923, in Pettis County, Mo. He died Aug. 29, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 82. He was united in marriage to Lois Cunningham Bryant on May 18, 1986, at Salem, Ark...
Phyllis Ann Broadwater (09/08/05)
Phyllis Ann Broadwater, 56 of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 30, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Dec. 16, 1948, at Batesville, Ark., to Doyle and Geneva Sharp Broadwater. She was a member of the Eastside Southern Baptist Church in Cave City...
Reba Faye Evans (09/08/05)
Reba Faye Williams Evans, 86, of Sidney, Ark., died Sept. 1, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Sept. 25, 1918, at Needmore, Ark., to Bill and Pearl Marlin Williams. She was united in marriage in 1939 to Ray Evans. She was retired from the Sharp Nursing Home at Sidney, a homemaker and a member of the Corner Stone Baptist Church at Mount Pleasant...
William Murrey (09/08/05)
William Murrey, 82, of Williford, Ark., died Sept. 1, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 14, 1923, in Hardy, the son of Daniel Boone and Laura Dotson Murrey. He was united in marriage Nov. 7, 1983, to Frances Payne. He worked for Ozark Acres on the road crew and was a farmer...
Edwin "Doyle" Goodman (09/08/05)
Edwin "Doyle" Goodwin, 63, of Evening Shade died Aug. 31, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Dec. 13, 1941, at Ash Flat the son of John R. and Mary Francis Shands Goodman. He was retired from Conagra in Batesville after 32 years of service and was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
John L. Schuler (09/08/05)
John L. Schuler, 88, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 30, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1917, at South Beloit, Ill., the son of Thomas Joseph and Catherine Bridgett (Quinllin) Schuler. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran, having served during World War II. He worked for both Skill Corporation and OEA Inc., enjoyed golfing, square dancing and was of the Catholic faith...
John Sullivan (09/08/05)
John Sullivan, 81, of Hardy, Ark., was born Feb. 25, 1924, in Hardy, Ark., the son of Neal Sullivan and Margaret Semple Sullivan. He was employed in television repair and was a veteran of the military, having served in the Army Air Corps during World War II...
Ella Davis (09/08/05)
Ella Davis, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Oxford, Ark., was born July 31, 1907, in Oxford to Robert Tatum and Fannie Hamilon Tatum. She died Aug. 31, 2005, at National Health Care in West Plains at the age of 98. At the age of 13 she married Floyd Davis at Oxford. She was employed by a nursing home for many years...
Willie " Crook" Moser (09/08/05)
Willie Troyce "Crook" Moser, 80, son of the late Homer Clede Moser and Mabel Billingsley Moser, was born March 23, 1925. He died Aug. 28, 2005, in Melbourne, Ark. He was a veteran having served in United States Army. He was a self-employed carpenter...
Bobby Leftwich (09/08/05)
Bobby Rayburn Leftwich, 62, of Sherwood, Ark., son of Joe Marshall and Beulah Estes Leftwich, was born in Ash Flat, Ark. May 1, 1943. He passed away Aug. 14, 2005. Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Leftwich; one son, Keith Leftwich and wife Toni; one daughter, Kathy Haralson and Robert Haralson; a twin brother, Richard Leftwich and wife, Joyce; eldest brother, Loyd Leftwich and wife Vineda; three grandchildren, Dakota Leftwich, Julie Haralson, and Brenda Leftwich; and numerous other loving family members and friends.. ...
Cassandra Hightower (09/29/05)
Cassandra Renee Hightower, 20, of Evening Shade died Sept. 22, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 16, 1985, at Benton, Ark., to Lynn and Geraldine Renee Samples Grafe. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Bruce Hightower of the home; one son, Jacob Hunter Hightower of the home; her mother and step-father Geraldine Renee and Calvin Paul McDaniel of Idaho; her father, Lynn Grafe of Benton; two brothers, Frank Edward Pockrus of Evening Shade and Jeremy Lynn Grafe of Benton; one sister, Ivy Elizabeth Grafe of Benton; her maternal grandparents Frank and Betty Pritchard of Evening Shade; her paternal grandparents, Bernard and Wanda Grafe of Benton; five nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Timothy C. Steininger (09/29/05)
Timothy C. Steininger, 41, of Wilroads Gardens, Kan., was born Sept. 26, 1963, at Dodge City, Kan., the son of Raymond and Glenda Bennett Steiniger. He died Sept. 15, 2005. He attended Wilroads Gardens Elementary School and Dodge City Junior High and was a 1982 graduate of Dodge City High School. He was also a 1992 graduate of Dodge City Community College, Phi Theta Kappa with high honors. He was a member of Wilroads Gardens Christian Church...
Lettia White Steele (09/29/05)
Lettia White Steele, 96, of Cave City, died Sept. 23, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 10, 1909, at Sidney the daughter of William David and Hopie Vest White. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City, Ark...
Mamie Couch (09/29/05)
Mamie Couch age 86 of Nashville, Tenn., formerly a long-time resident of Evening Shade, Sharp County died Sept. 20, 2005 at Bethany Health and Rehab Center in Nashville. She was born Nov. 18, 1918 in Izard County, Ark. to John Lee and Clara Estle Tadlock Farris...
Matthew Michael Jewell (09/29/05)
Matthew Michael Jewell, 20, of Thayer, Mo, was born Oct. 21, 1984, in Marinette, Wis., and died Sept. 11, 2005, at his home.Survivors include his mother, Joyce Jewell; his father, Michael Jewell; two sisters, Dawna Marie Jewell and Tiffany Jewell; two brothers, Scottie Wayne Jewell and Josh McDaniel; three nieces, Makaila Caylene Jewell, Whitney McDaniel and Ashton McDaniel; three nephews, Xavier Scott Jewell, Daymeon Scott Jewell, Dylan McDaniel all of Thayer; his paternal grandmother, Roberta Marie Nipp of Mainette, Wis.; two aunts, Donna Clairday of Thayer and Lou Ann LaBrun of Mountain Home; several other aunts and uncles; and other relatives and friends.Services were Sept. ...
Robert (Bob) Anderson (09/29/05)
Robert (Bob) Andrew Anderson, 69, of Horseshoe Bend passed away Sept. 17, 2005, in North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. He was born in Chula Vista, Calif., the son of Otto Andrew and Thelma Riding Anderson. He served in the United States Air Force REGAF as an Airman First Class during the Korean Conflict. ...
Raymond Otto Keen (09/29/05)
Raymond Otto Keen, 87, of Horseshoe Bend, died Sept. 17 at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born in Chicago, Ill., the son of Walter and Martha Morrie Keen. He served in the Navy during World War II as seaman first class. He graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology to work as a hydraulic engineer. ...
Cleffie Ima Dawson (09/29/05)
Cleffie Ima Dawson, 92, of Princeton, W.Va., died Aug. 25 at her residence. Born Oct. 20, 1912, in Salem, she was the daughter of the late John B. and Gladys Winters Foster. She was a member of the Anderson Memorial Presbyter-ian Church in Welch and a former member of the Welch Garden Club...
Jason Wayne Frazier (09/29/05)
Jason Wayne Frazier, son of Kennith Frazier of Mt. Pleasant and Theresa Weaver of Melbourne, was born Dec. 28, 1981, in Calico Rock. He died Sept. 11, 2005, in Calico Rock at the age of 23 years. He graduated from Melbourne High School in 2000. He attended C-1 Trucking School in Little Rock., and was employed by Emerson Electric as a truck driver...
Leslie Mayhew Sr. (09/29/05)
Leslie Earl Mayhew Sr., 76, of Hardy, Ark., was born Oct. 29, 1928, in West Frankfort, Ill., the son of Franklin Mayhew and Oneda Muir Mayhew. He died Sept. 23 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He attended Faith Baptist Church at Wirth, Ark...
Orval Gean Gay (09/29/05)
Orval Gean Gay, 51, of Poteau, Okla., formerly of Floral, Ark., died Sept. 18, 2005, at his home. He was born July 1, 1954, at Noblesville, Ind., the son of Vernon D. and Nellie Mae Strother Gay. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a truck driver and construction worker...
Mary Nova Hammond (09/29/05)
Mary Nova Hammond, of Elizabeth, Ark., daughter of the late Raymond Lee and Alice Louisa Harbour Foster, was born March 2, 1910, at Elizabeth. He died Sept. 10, 2005, at Pine Lane Heathcare Center in Mountain Home at the age of 95. She was united in marriage to Tilford Ernest Hammond on June 17, 1929, at Elizabeth. She spent her working years as a store clerk...
James R. Stanley (09/29/05)
James R. Stanley, 70, of Pomona, Mo., died Sept. 13, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born April 19, 1935, in Calico Rock, Ark., the son of Earl and Joyce Jones Stanley. Before his retirement he was employed as a driver for Hiland Dairy...
Virginia (Jenny) McCartney (09/22/05)
Virginia L. (Jenny) McCartney was born Sept. 2, 1931, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of George and Ruth Charlston Ball. She died Sept. 2, 2005 at the age of 74. She married Darryl E. McCartney on June 21, 1958, in Mammoth Spring. She was a public school teacher and traveled with her husband throughout his military career...
Jean "J.C." Smith (09/22/05)
Jean "J.C." Cassell Smith, 88, of Highland, formerly of Ozark Acres, Ark., died Sept. 13, 2005. He was born in Sharp County, Ark., the son of Joseph L. and Frances A. Smith. He was a Baptist minister but was retired. He was formerly pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church at Newport, Baptist Church in Imboden, First Baptist in Dell, Friendship Baptist in Kennett and Spring Lake Baptist in Ozark Acres...
Hulda Marie Michener (09/22/05)
Hulda Marie Michener, of Mt. Ida, Ark., formerly of Viola, Ark., was born Sept. 14, 1914, in McGregor, N.D. the daughter of Axel Hawinkson and Freda Ostlund Hawkinson. She died Sept. 12, 2005, at St. Joseph Hospital in Hot Springs, Ark., at the age of 90 years...
Wendell Jennings Owens (09/22/05)
Wendell Jennings Owens, 73, was born Feb. 6, 1932, at Brockwell, Ark. He died at his home in Cashmere, Wash., Aug. 20, 2005. He spent most of his working years in the fruit industry. He enjoyed painting and gardening and was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his children -- Terry Owens of Cashmere, Linda Trimble of Cashmere and Rick Owens of Wenatchee, Wash.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his mother, Ollie Owens of Union, Ark.; his brothers and sisters -- Lauretta Freeman of Twin Falls, Idaho, Hazel Powell of Yakima, Wash., Jerry Owens of Napavine, Wash., Sonny Owens of West Plains, Mo., Ed Owens of Salem, and Charles Owens of Salem, Ark.. ...
Bertha Belle Willeford (09/22/05)
Bertha Belle Willeford, 94, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Wiley Haynes and Leona Wetherford Haynes was born Oct. 11, 1910, in Viola. She died Sept. 15, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was united in marriage to Rufus Willeford on Oct. 25, 1925, in Viola...
Sarah Ann Boyd (09/22/05)
Sarah Ann Medlock Boyd, 54, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died Sept. 10, 2005, at her home. She was born March 5, 1951, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Muriel Garrison and Ida Mae Shirley Medlock. She was a homemaker and a member of the Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church at Nelsonville...
Hubert Dewey Love (09/22/05)
Hubert Dewey Love, 67, son of the late Ivy and Ora Owens Love, was born Oct. 21, 1937, in Cushman, Ark. He died Sept. 7, 2005, at his home in Melbourne. He was united in marriage to Jaralene Brown on Jan. 10, 1959, in Lafferty, Ark. To this union three sons were born...
Alyssa Baylee Stricklin (09/22/05)
Alyssa Baylee Stricklin, the preborn daughter of Mark and Jessica Stricklin of Williford, Ark., died Sept. 13, 2005, at Baxter Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. Survivors include her parents, Mark and Jessica Stricklin; a sister, Tiffany Stricklin; maternal grandfather, Don Fiscus; paternal grandfather, Edward Stricklin, paternal grandmother, Sherry Stricklin; and paternal great-grandparents, Cleatis Black and Joyce Black...
Allen D. Majors (09/22/05)
Allen D. Major, of Newton, Iowa, was born Dec. 27, 1953, in Batesville, Ark., the son of Vence and Ruby West Majors. He died Sept. 10, 2005, at Monarch Hospice Wing, Skiff Medical Center in Newton. He married Leanne Staub on June 1, 1979 at Jonesboro, Ark...
Albert Amon Mefford (09/22/05)
Funeral Services for Albert Amon Mefford, 85, Kosh-konong were held Sept. 17 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains with the Rev. Clark Stephens and Rev. John Holeapple officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains. He was born the son of the late Etsel Mefford and Lilly Francis Lockwood Mefford, on June 13, 1920 in Gainesville, Mo. and died Sept. 13, 2005, in Springfield, Mo at the age of 85 He was married Sept. 2, 1940 in Thayer to Vera Sewell...
Dennis Austin Smith (09/22/05)
Dennis Austin Smith, of Salem, Ark., son of Anthony Keith and Norma Kay Newton Smith was born Dec. 7, 1992, in Siloam Springs, Ark. He died Sept. 10, 2005, at Salem at the age of 12 years, nine months and three days. Dennis attended school at Salem and was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church...
Ernette Parker (09/22/05)
Ernette Ernestine Bethge Parker, daughter of the late Ernest Charles Bethge and Gradel Mann Bethge, was born July 26, 1937, in Stuttgart, Ark. She died Sept. 6, 2005, in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 68. She was united in marriage to John Parker on Dec. 22, 1989, in Little Rock...
Lola L. Johnson (09/22/05)
Lola L. Johnson, 97, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 18, 1908, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Sept. 11. 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include two daughters, Kay Johnson of West Plains, and Sue Friend of Alton; two sons, Darold Johnson of Alton and Glen Johnson of Pontoon Beach, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous other friends and relatives...
William Robert Wallace (09/22/05)
William Robert Wallace, 66, of McCrory died Sept. 16, 2005, at his brother's home in Franklin. He was born May 4, 1939, in Ragan, Tenn., the son of William Riley and Louise Joyce Wallace. People loved him for his quiet, innocent demeanor. He loved to dance and went to many of the senior citizens centers in his area to participate in his favorite past time. ...
William Dallas Chronister (09/22/05)
William Dallas Chronister, 87, of Kansas City, Kan., formerly of Alton, was born Jan. 4, 1918, in Alton, Mo., the son of Ora Edward Chronister and Arena Josephine Parrott Chronister. He died Sept. 12, 2005, in Kansas City. He was married on June 17, 1939, in Alton to Agnes Bernice Campbell. ...
Alta Cooper (09/22/05)
Alta Cooper, 80, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Sept. 9, 2005, at her residence. Born Sept. 20, 1924, in Weiner, Ark., she was a member of the Valley View Church of Christ. She was baptized into the Nettleton Church of Christ. She retired from General Motors with 27 years of service when she lived in Michigan prior to moving to Jonesboro...
Bill Phillips (09/22/05)
Bill Phillips, 60, of Bates-ville, Ark., died Sept. 13, 2005 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born April 10, 1945, in Batesville, the son of Leslie Phillips and Oshea Parsley Phillips. He was a truck driver and member of Cave City First Baptist Church...
James Lester Dover (09/22/05)
James Lester Dover, 83, of Salem, Ark., son of the late John Henry Dover and Eva Romines Dover, was born June 17, 1922, in Heart, Ark. He died Sept. 15, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He was united in marriage to Vernitha York on Jan. 2, 1944, in Salem. To this union three children were born...
Vera Mefford (09/22/05)
Funeral Services for Vera Mefford, 83, Koshkonong were held Sept. 17 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, with the Rev. Clark Stephens and the Rev. John Holesapple officiating. Burial was at Howell Memorial Park Cemtetery under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc., West Plains. Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains...
Margaret M. Traybor (09/22/05)
Margaret M. Traybor, 72, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 14, 2005, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Traybor was born Feb. 7, 1933, in Beckley, W. Va., She worked as a secretary for many years before retiring and moving to Sharp County from California in 1989. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Raymond Holland (09/22/05)
Raymond Holland, 70, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Salem, Ark., was born Nov. 10, 1934, in Heart, Ark., the son of Jim Holland and Clara Romine Holland. He died Sept. 13, 2005, at Doctors Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church of Springfield...
William Murrey (09/06/05)
William Murrey, 82, of Williford died Sept. 1, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 14, 1923, in Hardy, the son of Daniel Boone and Laura Dotson Murrey. He was united in marriage Nov. 7, 1983, to Frances Payne. He worked for Ozark Acres on the road crew, was a farmer and a veteran of World War II having served in the Navy as a first class seaman and was a member of the Golden Dragons in service for sailing around the world. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Wanda Garner (09/13/05)
Wanda "Louise" Garner, 71, of Sage, Ark., died Sept. 7, 2005, at Pioneer Nursing Home in Melbourne. She was born Nov. 4, 1933, in Sage, Ark., the daughter of James Lois Wren and Velma Cooper Wren. She was a retired certified nursing assistant and a member of Melbourne Church of Christ...
Sarah Ann Boyd (09/20/05)
Sarah Ann Medlock Boyd, 54, of Poughkeepsie, died Sept. 10, 2005, at her home. She was born March 5, 1951, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Muriel Garrison and Ida Mae Shirley Medlock. She was a homemaker and a member of the Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church at Nelsonville...
Raphael Leon Martin (09/20/05)
Raphael Leon (Ray) Martin, 80, of Russellville died July 2, 2005 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born Jan. 5, 1925, in Ash Flat, son of Horace and Bessie Martin. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1948. ...
Raymond Otto Keen (09/27/05)
Raymond Otto Keen, 87, of Horseshoe Bend, died Sept. 17 at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born in Chicago, Ill., the son of Walter and Martha Morrie Keen. He served in the Navy during World War II as seaman first class. He graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology to work as a hydraulic engineer. ...
Russell H. Eberle (09/13/05)
Russell H. Eberle, 82, of Hardy died Sept. 6, 2005, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born Sept. 26, 1922, in Quincy, Ill., the son of George and Minnie Holtman Eberle. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II...
Robert Joseph Sowers (09/13/05)
Robert "B.J" Joseph Sowers, 58, of Ozark Acres died Sept. 3, 2005, at his home. He was born in Indianapolis, Ind. He was employed as a dental technician at BJ Dental of Highland. Survivors include his wife Robin Johnson Sowers of Ozark Acres; his mother, Betty Woodson Sowers of Speedway, Ind.; two sons -- Timmie Berry of Ozark Acres and Kirk Burkhardt of Indianapolis, Ind.; three daughters -- Heather Stowers of Harrison, Ark., Tracy Burkhardt of Cherokee Village, and Sherry Spears of North Vernon, Ind.; three sisters -- Barbara Boone of Crawfords-ville, Ind., Patti Ikemire of Indianapolis, Ind., and Debi Savage of Speedway, Ind.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Robert Andrew Anderson (09/27/05)
Robert (Bob) Andrew Anderson, 69, of Horseshoe Bend passed away Sept. 19 at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born in Chula Vista, Calif., the son of Otto Andrew and Thelma Riding Anderson. He served in the United States Air Force REGAF as an airman first class during the Korean Conflict. ...
Orval Gean Gay (09/27/05)
Orval Gean Gay, 51, of Poteau, Okla., formerly of Floral, Ark., died Sept. 18, 2005, at his home. He was born July 1, 1954, at Noblesville, Ind., the son of Vernon D. and Nellie Mae Strother Gay. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a truck driver and construction driver...
Phyllis Ann Broadwater (09/06/05)
Phyllis Ann Broadwater, 56 of Cave City died Aug. 30, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Dec. 16, 1948, at Batesville, Ark., to Doyle and Geneva Sharp Broadwater. She was member of the Eastside Southern Baptist Church in Cave City...
Margaret Traybor (09/20/05)
Margaret M. Traybor, 72, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 14, 2005, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Traybor was born Feb. 7 in 1933, in Beckley, W. Va. She worked as a secretary for many years before retiring and moving to Sharp County from California in 1989. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Lettia White Steele (09/27/05)
Lettia White Steele, 96, of Cave City died Sept. 23, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 10, 1909, at Sidney, the daughter of William David and Hopie Vest White. She was a homemaker and a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Leslie Earl Mayhew (09/27/05)
Leslie Earl Mayhew Sr., 76, of Hardy, was born Oct. 29, 1928, in West Frankfort, Ill., the son of Franklin Mayhew and Oneda Muir Mayhew. He died Sept. 23, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He attended Faith Baptist Church at Wirth...
Kenneth Ruminer
(09/13/05)
Kenneth Ruminer, 87, of Batesville died Sept. 7, 2005, at a Batesville nursing home. He was born Dec. 8, 1817, in Mt. Pleasant, Ark., the son of Esco and Molly Walker Ruminer. He was united in marriage to Mary Edith Hall on Aug. 24, 1942, at Mt. Pleasant. He was retired from AP&L with 35 years of service and then worked part time for 17 years at Clinic Dug Store in Batesville...
John Sullivan (09/06/05)
John Sullivan, 81, of Hardy was born Feb. 25, 1924, in Hardy the son of Neal Sullivan and Margaret Sample Sullivan. He died Aug. 30, 2005. He was employed in television repair and was a veteran of the military, having served in the Army Air Corps during World War II...
John L. Schuler (09/06/05)
John L. Schuler, 88, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 30, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1917, at South Beloit, Ill., to Thomas Joseph and Catherine Bridgett (Quinllin) Schuler. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran, having served during World War II. He worked for both Skill Corporation and OEA Inc., enjoyed golfing and square dancing and was of the Catholic faith...
Jean Cassell Smith (09/20/05)
Jean "J.C." Cassell Smith, 88, of Highland, formerly of Ozark Acres, died Sept. 13, 2005. He was born in Sharp County, the son of Joseph L. and Frances A. Smith. He was a retired Baptist minister. He was formerly pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church at Newport, Baptist Church in Imboden, First Baptist in Dell, Friendship Baptist in Kennett and Spring Lake Baptist in Ozark Acres...
Gladys Gavurnick (09/20/05)
Gladys Gavurnick, 85, of Cherokee Village died June 17, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 23, 1919, in Bunker Hill, N.J., the daughter of James and Abigail Faust. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village and worked for the school district as a secretary...
Gregory Allen Holland
(09/13/05)
Gregory Allen (Pettera) Holland, 21, of Hanover, Ill., died Sept. 4, 2005, at home in Cherokee Village. Greg was born July 12, 1984, the son of John and Marie (Pettera) Holland, in Galena, Ill. Holland graduated from the Dennison Academy in 2003. He enjoyed music, golf, video games, billiards, reading and playing the electric guitar...
Ernette Parker (09/20/05)
Ernette Ernestine Bethge Parker, daughter of the late Ernest Charles Bethge and Gradel Mann Bethge, was born July 26, 1937, in Stuttgart, Ark. She died Sept. 6, 2005, in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 68. She was married to John Parker on Dec. 22, 1989, in Little Rock. ...
Edwin Doyle Goodman (09/06/05)
Edwin "Doyle" Goodwin, 63, of Evening Shade died Aug. 31, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Dec. 13, 1941, at Ash Flat to John R. and Mary Francis Shands Goodman. He was retired from Conagra in Batesville after 32 years of service and was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Carolyn Sue Huxman (09/20/05)
Carolyn Sue Huxman, 66, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Sept. 9 at her residence in Sebring, Fla. She was born in Marshall County, Ind. and attended nursing school in Columbus, Ind. She moved to Sebring in 2002. She was of the Methodist faith. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Norman E. ...
Connie Marie Horton (09/13/05)
Connie Marie Horton, 63, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 3, 2005, at the Central Arkansas Hospital in Searcy, Ark. She was born Nov. 25, 1941, in Coffeeville, Kan., the daughter of Paul William Perryman and June Elmo Goebble Perryman. She moved to Cherokee Village with her husband in 1993 from Sacramento, Calif...
Celia Mennen Marks
Cookbook writer, columnist passes
(09/13/05)
Celia Mennen Marks, whose cooking columns found a following even among non-cooks because of her personal anecdotes and insights into human nature, died Sept. 7, 2005, at her home in Cherokee Village. She was 98. She was born Dec. 14, 1906, in Chatanooga, Tenn., to Ephriam and Naomi Atlas Mennen. She married Louis B. Marks in 1935 in Chattanooga. They had been married 50 years when he died in 1985...
Charlise Caroline Meyer (09/06/05)
Charlise Caroline Meyer, infant daughter of Shane and Leslie Meyer, died Aug. 29, 2005, at St. Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith, Ark. She is survived by her parents, Shane and Leslie Meyer of Waldron, Ark.; paternal grandparents, Cecil W. and Shirley Meyer of Horseshoe Bend; maternal grandmother, Donna Martin Crawford of Ash Flat; maternal great-grandmother, Irene Rogers of Ash Flat; and many other relatives and friends...
Bobby Rayburn Leftwich (09/06/05)
Bobby Rayburn Leftwich, 62, of Sherwood, Ark., son of Joe Marshall and Beulah Estes Leftwich, was born in Ash Flat, May 1, 1943. He passed away Aug. 14, 2005. Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Leftwich; one son, Keith Leftwich and wife, Toni; one daughter, Kathy Haralson and Robert Haralson; a twin brother, Richard Leftwich and wife, Joyce; eldest brother, Loyd Leftwich and wife, Vineda; three grandchildren, Dakota Leftwich, Julie Haralson and Brenda Leftwich; and numerous other loving family members and friends.. ...
Bill Phillips (09/20/05)
Bill Phillips, 60, of Batesville, Ark., died Sept. 13, 2005 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born April 10, 1945, in Batesville, the son of Leslie Phillips and Oshea Parsley Phillips. He was a truck driver and member of Cave City First Baptist Church. He worked for 33 years for White River Bituminous and Atlas Asphalt and was a member of the board for Batesville Housing Authority...
Bonnie Darlene Zimmer (09/06/05)
Bonnie Darlene Zimmer of Viola, daughter of Ethel Amanda (Moore) Knapp and the late Darrell Eugene Knapp, was born April 20, 1957, in Helena, Ark. She died Aug. 27, 2005, at Viola at the age of 48. Bonnie was united in marriage to Jerell Wayne Zimmer of Viola on Jan. ...
Allen Major (09/20/05)
Allen D. Major, of Newton, Iowa, was born Dec. 27, 1953, in Batesville, Ark., the son of Vence and Ruby West Majors. He died Sept. 10, 2005, at Monarch Hospice Wing, Skiff Medical Center in Newton. He married Leanne Staub of June 1, 1979 at Jonesboro, Ark...
Alta Cooper (09/20/05)
Alta Cooper, 80, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Sept. 9, 2005, at her residence. Born Sept. 20, 1924, in Weiner, Ark., she was a member of the Valley View Church of Christ. She was baptized into the Nettleton Church of Christ. She retired from General Motors with 27 years of service when she lived in Michigan prior to moving to Jonesboro. She also was formerly from the Horseshoe Bend and Ash Flat areas...
Alyssa Baylee Stricklin (09/20/05)
Alyssa Baylee Stricklin, the preborn daughter of Mark and Jessica Stricklin of Williford, died Sept. 13, 2005, at Baxter Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. Survivors include her parents, Mark and Jessica Stricklin; a sister, Tiffany Stricklin; maternal grandfather, Don Fiscus; paternal grandfather, Edward Stricklin; paternal grandmother, Sherry Stricklin; and paternal great-grandparents, Cleatis Black and Joyce Black all of Ozark Acres...