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Obituaries from October 2005

KATHRINE ANN MYERS (10/26/05)
Kathrine Ann Myers, a homemaker, died Oct. 15, 2005, at Cox South in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 30 years. She was born July 30, 1975, in Kansas City, the daughter of Wayne and Penney Peters Howell. She was a member of the Corner Stone Nazarene Church in West Plains, Mo...
Jerelene Sue Bushey (10/26/05)
Jerlene Sue Bushey, 64, of Williford, Ark., died Oct. 16, 2005, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was born in Ochelata, Okla. She was employed as a secretary for K&S Construction of Highland. Survivors include a son, David Jason Bushey of Williford; three daughters, Michelle Lynn Belletto of Dallas, Texas, Lisa Pierluissi of Deltona, Fla., and Angela Carol Foley of Longwood, Fla.; a brother, Kenneth Delane Edmonson of Olive Branch, Miss., and a sister, Sharon Kay Ford of Memphis and his father, Jessie Edmonson of Williford.. ...
Sherman Ramsey (10/26/05)
Sherman Ramsey, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Thayer, Mo., was born April 18, 1916, at Thayer, Mo., the son of the late James and Ida Everett Ramsey. He died Oct. 15, 2005, at the age of 89 years. He was a member of Koshkonong Freewill Baptist Church, the VFW and was a mason...
Leroy Paul Danner (10/26/05)
Leroy Paul Danner, 71, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Sept. 30, 2005, at his home in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Aug. 10, 1934, in Rockford, Ill., son of Paul and Linnea Anderson Danner. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Duing his working years he was a machine operator for American Brass...
Donald Cushing (10/26/05)
Donald Cushing, 66, of Ozark Acres, Ark., died at his home Oct. 7, 2005. He was born Feb. 10, 1939, in Haverhill, Mass., the son of the late Wendal and Edith Wellner Cushing. He was a crane operator in construction and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Survivors include a daughter, Andrea Williams of Sheridan, Ark.; four brothers, Jeffrey Cushing of Manassas, Va., George Cushing of Lorton, Va., Bud Cushing of Sheridan, Ark., and Steve Cushing of Michigan; one sister, Joan McClintock of Sheridan; one granddaughter, Chelsea Huggler of Sheridan; and a grandson, Cameron Cushing Williams of Sheridan.. ...
Delma Lee Sanders (10/26/05)
Delma Lee Sanders, of Elizabeth, Ark., beloved husband, father, grandfather and son of the late Fred Sanders and Dorcie Knapp Sanders, was born Dec. 31, 1922, in Wild Cherry, Ark. He died Oct. 19, 2005, at his home in rural Elizabeth at the age of 82 years, 9 months and 19 days...
Harold Honeycutt (10/26/05)
Harold Honeycutt, fireman for the city of Jonesboro, Ark., died on Oct. 19, 2005, at the Northeast Arkansas Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 78 years. He was born on April 1, 1927, in Ravenden, Ark., the son of the late Elijah and Pearl Rose Honeycutt...
Henry Jack Tesmer (10/26/05)
Henry Jack Tesmer, 85, formerly of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 19, 2005, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, Ark. He was born Jan. 15, 1920, in Rochester, N.Y., son of the late Henry and Jennie Singer Tesmer. He married Dorothy Holzschuh on Dec. 10, 1942. He was of the Lutheran faith...
Robert "Bob" Arwood (10/26/05)
Robert Burton Arwood, who wrote the popular humor column "Me and Ole Charley" for the Villager Journal during the 1990s, died peacefully in his sleep Oct. 19, 2005, one day before his 85th birthday. "Charley" was modeled after a real Army buddy who served with Arwood during World War II in Europe...
Ethelyn Sackett (10/26/05)
Ethelyn Sackett, 97, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, formerly of Waterloo, Iowa, died at Cedar Falls Health Care Center Oct. 16, 2005. She was born July 30, 1908, in Finchford, Iowa, daughter of the late Isaac and Ethel Wilcox Corwin. She married Howard Clarence Sackett on March 2, 1935, in Osage, Iowa. He preceded her in death in 1969...
Louise E. Duncan (10/13/05)
Louise E. Duncan, 85, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 7, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born in Blytheville, Ark., the daughter of the late Stanley and Susie Trotter. She was a homemaker. Survivors include four sons, Gerald Duncan of Ash Flat, Larry Duncan of Highland, Randy Duncan of Danville, Ill., and Mike Duncan of Ravenden, Ark.; four daughters, Beverly Couch of Portia, Ark., Bonnie Sweet of Joneboro, Sharon Swift of Rvenden and Sandi Claude also of Ravenden; one brother, James "Bud" Trotter of Michigan, and one sister, Dorothy "Aunt Tip" Henry of Ravenden; 25 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Donald Cushing (10/13/05)
Donald Cushing, 66, of Ozark Acres, died at his home Oct. 7, 2005. He was born Feb. 10, 1939, in Haverhill, Mass., the son of the late Wendal and Edith Wellner Cushing. He was a crane operator in construction and a veteran with the U.S. Navy. Survivors include a daughter, Andrea Williams of Sheridan, Ark.; four brothers, Jeffrey Cushing of Manassas, Va., George Cushing of Lorton, Va., Bud Cushing of Sheridan, Ark., and Steve Cushing of Michigan; one sister, Joan McClintock of Sheridan; one granddaughter, Chelsea Huggler of Sheridan; and a grandson, Cameron Cushing Williams of Sheridan.. ...
Edna D. Tapp (10/13/05)
Edna D. Tapp, 79, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 28, 2005, in Memphis, Tenn. She was a long-time resident of Hardy and Cheokee Village. Survivors are four children, Ronald Gargus of Cherokee Village, Joseph Gargus of Placerville, Calif., Bonita Estes of Normandy Tenn., and Kay Kinscea of Memphis; four stepchildren, Gail Martin, Irene Tapp, Fred Tapp all of Memphis and Mark Tapp of Hardy; two sisters, Kathy Magann and Lois Reynolds; 13 grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and friends...
Frank Kappel (10/13/05)
Frank Kappel, 83, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 1, 2005, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Oct. 30, 1921, in Austria, the son of Adolf and Stefanie Kappel. He was married to Mame McSpadden Feb. 12, 1983, in Phoenix, Ariz...
Elmer Mickelson (10/13/05)
Elmer Edward Mickel-son, 79, of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 3, 2005, at Horseshoe Bend, Ark. He was born March 31, 1926 in Arena, Wis., the son of Albert and Tillie Odness Mickelson. He was married to Geraldine Aron on May 10, 1947, in Spring Green, Wis...
Graham Dickson (10/13/05)
Graham Dickson, 76, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Oct. 3, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He is survived by his wife, Paula Sue Dickson and one son, Michael Dickson, both of Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by his mother, Iva Loraine Dickson and his father, Edwin Witt Dickson...
Walter S. Tubutis (10/13/05)
Walter S. Tubutis, age 89, died Sept. 19, 2005. He was born in Chicago, Ill., on Jan. 17, 1917. He and his wife, Ellen, moved to Cherokee Village about 25 years ago. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, and an active member of the bowling leagues. He was an avid gardener...
Mildred Billingsley (10/13/05)
Mildred Campbell Billings-ley, 89, daughter of the late George W. Campbell and Cora Beaver Campell, was born Nov. 6, 1915, in Violet Hill, Ark. She died Oct. 3, 2005, in Melbouorne. She was united in marriage to Ewell "Cotton" Billingsley on Jan. 9, 1931, in Violet Hill. ...
Rita Lunsford Derrick (10/13/05)
Rita Lunsford Derrick died Oct. 1, 2005, in Boston, Ark. Born on January 19, 1967, in Austin, Texas, she lived in Hardy with her three sons; Joseph Zachary Derrick, Eric Mason Derrick, and David Miles Derrick. She is survived by her husband, Richard Lee Derrick Jr.; parents R.D. Lunsford and Lillie Burns; four brothers, Robert Dale Lunsford, Jr., David Russell Lunsford, Danny Ray Lunsford, and Raymond Darren Lunsford...
Agnes Mooney (10/13/05)
Agnes Mooney, 94, of Johnston City, formerly of Agnos, Ark., who lived 75 years in Fulton County, died Sept. 11, 2005 at home. She was born July 23, 1911, in Saddle, daughter of Jessie and Etta Pulley McHenry. She married Hubert Mooney Nov. 18, 1928 in Saddle He preceded her in death March 29, 1986. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ of Herrin. She loved flowers, gardening and quilting...
Maxine Luella Christensen (10/13/05)
Maxine Luella Christensen, 84, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died Oct. 9, 2005, at the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home in Cedar Falls. She was born on Sept. 30, 1921, in Waterloo, Iowa, the daughter of the late Perry and Luella Mae Cowles. She was united in marriage on Sept. 4 1949, to Paul G. Christensen in Waterloo. He passed away in 1984...
Vick Ellison (10/13/05)
Vick Ellison, 89, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., son of the late Clarence and Florence Phillips Ellison was born April 15, 1916, in Fulton County, Ark. He died Oct. 7, 2005 at Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Thelma Rose Wilkening. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and a life-long farmer...
Nina Sue Wood (10/13/05)
Nina Sue Wood, 83, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., formerly of Salesville, died Sept. 21. 2005, at Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. She was born Aug. 19, 1922 in Berry to Elmer and Gussie Arnold Berry. She married Howard Wood June 19, 1938, in Norfork. They owned and operated B&W Grocery Store in Norfork...
Floy Fletcher Moore (10/13/05)
Floy Fletcher Moore, 89, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 3, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 19, 1915, in Evening Shade, Ark., and was the daughter of William Alfred Fletcher and Clariece Wilkerson Fletcher. She was a homemaker and a member of the Evening Shade Baptist Church...
Mildred Thompson Cate (10/13/05)
Mildred Thompson Cate, 82, of Huntsville, formerly of Hardy, Ark., daughter of the late Elmer Thompson and Iona Armstrong Thompson, was born June 24, 1923, in Hardy. She died Oct. 3, 2005 at Meadow View Nursing Home in Huntsville, Ark. She was married to Francis Marion Cate in 1946. To this union three children were born. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist Church...
Margie Evelyn Anderson (10/13/05)
Margie Evelyn Anderson, 83, of Gladstone, Mo., died Oct. 1, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 22, 1921 in Myrtle, Mo. the daughter of Ed and Maggie Storms. Survivors include her daughter, Betty Cornwell; and her beloved son-in-law, Dale of Gladstone, Mo.; her granddaughters, Michele Cornwell and Brett Russell of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Vonda and James Moore of Glastone, and Tiffany and David Cox of Kansas City, Mo.; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and two sisters, Nora Hollis and husband, Royce of Thayer, Mo., and Hughie Davis of Independence, Mo.. ...
Virginia L. McKenzie (10/13/05)
Virginia L. McKenzie, 65, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 6, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 20, 1939, at Suphur Rock, Ark., the daugher of the late Ollie Ray and Ruth Jane Rice Earls. She was a homemaker and a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ at Evening Shade...
Wanda Oneva Coggins (10/20/05)
Wanda Oneva Coggins, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late John Henry Stuart and Clara McGanigal Stuart was born July 22, 1934, in Morriston, Ark. She died Oct. 15, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 71 years. She married to Leonard Coggins on Aug. 29, 1951, at Morriston, Ark...
Glessie Alice Young (10/20/05)
Glessie Alice Young was born the only child of Christopher and Blanche Purcell Highfill on Aug. 26, 1911, in rural Dallas County, Mo. She died Oct. 11, 2005, at Webco Manor in Marshfield, Mo at the age of 94 years. She was married to Carl Young on Nov. 11, 1930, in Miller, Mo., by the Rev. Rufus Shook...
Kenneth (K.O.) James (10/20/05)
Kenneth (K.O. James, 59, of Cave City died Oct. 15, 2005, in Sharp County, Ark. Born July 15, 1946, at Mobley, Ark., in Sharp County, he was the son of the late Odell James and Nellie Crabtree James. He was a school bus driver for 25 years with Cave City Public Schools and for the last five years, he also was a school custodian. He was a 1964 graduate of Cave City High School and an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Cave City...
Donald Wakeham (10/20/05)
Donald Herbert Wake-ham, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 12, 2005, at his residence. Wakeham was born Feb. 2, 1922, in Ames, Iowa, the son of the late Arthur E. Wakeham and Addie Mae Jones Wakeham. He was united in marriage to Bert Olson on Aug. 1, 1943, in Randall, Iowa...
Fred Daniel Gardner (10/20/05)
Fred Daniel Gardner, 73, of Quitman, died Oct. 6, 2005. He was born in Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Clifton and Elsie Cargile Gardner on Nov. 23, 1931. Educated in both Arkansas and Missouri, he was a graduate of Alton High School. He spent two years in the United States Army serving in Korea, and was a lifetime member of the Rice Young VFW Post 7514. ...
Charles "Chuck" Felder (10/20/05)
Charles "Chuck" Felder, 67, of Cherokee Village, died Oct. 15, 2005, at home in Cherokee Village. Felder was born on Feb. 2, 1938, in Chicago, Ill. He is survived by one niece, Denise Smith-Richardson of Chicago; one brother, Richard Felder of Chicago; and three sisters, Irene Ondratschek of Chicago, Delores Hallgren of Chicago and Marlyan Binski of Chicago...
Dorothy Lois Smith (10/20/05)
Dorothy Lois Smith, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born April 30, 1921, the daughter of the late Henry Parnell and Elsie Loeffler-Parnell. She died Oct. 9, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was united in marriage to Clifford Collins in 1940 and Carl Smith in 1964. Both preceded her in death...
Maxine Luella Christensen (10/20/05)
Maxine Luella Christensen, 84, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died Oct. 9, 2005, at the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home in Cedar Falls. She was born on Sept. 30, 1921, in Waterloo, Iowa, the daughter of the late Perry and Luella Mae Cowles. She was united in marriage on Sept. 4 1949, to Paul G. Christensen in Waterloo. He passed away in 1984...
Mildred Thompson Cate (10/20/05)
Mildred Thompson Cate, 82, of Huntsville, formerly of Hardy, Ark., daughter of the late Elmer Thompson and Iona Armstrong Thompson, was born June 24, 1923, in Hardy. She died Oct. 3, 2005 at Meadow View Nursing Home in Huntsville, Ark. She was married to Francis Marion Cate in 1946. To this union three children were born. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist Church...
Margie Evelyn Anderson (10/20/05)
Margie Evelyn Anderson, 83, of Gladstone, Mo., died Oct. 1, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 22, 1921 in Myrtle, Mo. the daughter of Ed and Maggie Storms. Survivors include her daughter, Betty Cornwell; and her beloved son-in-law, Dale of Gladstone, Mo.; her granddaughters, Michele Cornwell and Brett Russell of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Vonda and James Moore of Glastone, and Tiffany and David Cox of Kansas City, Mo.; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and two sisters, Nora Hollis and husband, Royce of Thayer, Mo., and Hughie Davis of Independence, Mo.. ...
Floy Fletcher Moore (10/20/05)
Floy Fletcher Moore, 89, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 3, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 19, 1915, in Evening Shade, Ark., and was the daughter of William Alfred Fletcher and Clariece Wilkerson Fletcher. She was a homemaker and a member of the Evening Shade Baptist Church...
Nina Sue Wood (10/20/05)
Nina Sue Wood, 83, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., formerly of Salesville, died Sept. 21. 2005, at Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. She was born Aug. 19, 1922 in Berry to Elmer and Gussie Arnold Berry. She married Howard Wood June 19, 1938, in Norfork. They owned and operated B&W Grocery Store in Norfork...
Norman Goodwin (10/20/05)
Norman Edward Goodwin was born in Salem, June 21, 1920, as the first son of Perry Cay and Esta May Goodwin. He grew up in Salem and later attended and graduated from Hendrix College in Conway. He served his country in the United States Air Force for 27 years, achieving the rank of Lieutenant colonial by the time of his retirement from the military...
Thelma Lois Oakes (10/20/05)
Thelma Lois Oakes, 87, a homemaker, died Oct. 13, 2005, at her home at Hardy, Ark. She was born March 6, 1918, in Sharp County, Ark., the daughter of the late George and Mary Murphy Byers. She was a member of the Banks Baptist Church. Survivors include four children, Murlene Traw of El Paso, Texas, Carol Powell and husband, C.R. ...
Emma Jean Brannum (10/20/05)
Emma Jean Brannum, 88, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Leachville, died Oct. 3, 2005, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Born in Wynne, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Homer and Artie Smoot Lawrence and had been a longtime Leachville resident before making her home in Ash Flat 17 years ago...
Vick Ellison (10/20/05)
Vick Ellison, 89, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., son of the late Clarence and Florence Phillips Ellison was born April 15, 1916, in Fulton County, Ark. He died Oct. 7, 2005 at Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Thelma Rose Wilkening. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and a life-long farmer...
Faye Irene Ratliff (10/20/05)
Faye Irene Ratliff, 89, of Ellington, Mo., died on Oct. 8, 2005. She was born Aug. 19, 1916, to the late Joseph and Louisa Atkins Stout. She was married to Woodrow Ratliff. He preceded her in death on April 2, 2000. She was also preceded by brothers Robert, Harry and Clarence Stout; sisters Oria Dodson, Blanch Britton, Dessie Lute, Ida Henry and Lizzie Bounds; grandson, Michael Williams...
Elizabeth Emery (10/20/05)
Elizabeth Emery, of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 11, 2005, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was born Sept. 27, 1934, in Yanik, Hungary, the daughter of Istvan Firtko" and Erzshibet Kallo Firtko. She married William Emery Dec. 18, 1982, in Palm Springs, Calif...
Lessie Dean Dale (10/06/05)
Lessie Dean Dale, a homemaker, a devoted mother and grandmother, died Sept. 30, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 91. She was born Dec. 22, 1913, in Bradley, Mo., the daughter of Raymond and Oma (Dale) Christian. She was a member of the Victory Freewill Baptist Church in Alton, Mo...
Edna M. Stevens (10/06/05)
Edna M. Stevens, 76, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 12, 1928, in Oregon County, Mo., the daughter of Guy and Lula Johnson-Cartee. She died Sept. 26, 2005, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include her husband, Earl Stevens of the home; three children, David Kendell Stevens and wife, Barbara of Alton, Donna Wood and husband Paul of West Plains, and Wendell Stevens and wife, Roberta, of Thayer; two sisters, Ora Mae Johnson and Agnes Clark both of West Plains; six grandchildren; six great-grandcildren and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Wandel Garner (10/06/05)
Wandel Garner, 75, of Roswell, N.M., died Sept. 16, 2005, at home. He was born Oct. 31, 1929, in Calico Rock, Ark. He graduated from Salem High School in 1947. He joined the Army in 1948, and was in the service for nine years. He worked for New Mexico Tranpsortaiton and TNM&O bus companies as bus driver...
William "Bill" Scott (10/06/05)
The Spring River Baptist Church north of Hardy with pastor Floyd Rkard will have a memorial service for William "Bill" Scott Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. Relatives invite everyone to attend and share memories and personal stories about "Bill" with loved ones and friends...
Edna D. Tapp (10/06/05)
Edna D. Tapp, 79, died on Sept. 28. She was a retired Shelby County government employee. Visitation was Sept. 30. Services were Oct. 1 at Forest Hill East. Survivors include four children, Ron Gargus, Joseph Gargus, Bonita Estes and Kay Kinsella; four step-children Gail Martin, Fred Tapp, Mark Tapp and Ilene Tapp; two sisters, Kathy Magann and Lois Reynolds; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews and friends...
Larry "Cuzz" Romine (10/06/05)
Larry "Cuzz" Romine, 58, of Fayetteville, Ark., died Sept. 28, 2005, at his home. He was born May 16, 1947, in Heart, Ark., the son of John Earl and Bunice Benton Romine. He was in welfare management with the Department of Human Services. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in Vietnam...
Krystal Dawn King (10/06/05)
Krystal Dawn King, 31, of Rock Spring, died Sept. 29, 2005, in a local hospital. She was a beautiful loving wife, precious daughter and sweet baby sister. She was devoted to her family and was an inspiration to all of her friends. Kristi was an animal lover and the proud "mother" of Mena, her Chinese Shar Pei. In lieu of flowers she wished for donations to be sent to Operation Scarlet, a Shar Pei rescue organization, P.O. Box 8463, Lancaster, PA 17604-8463 or at operationscarlet.com...
Walter S. Tubutis (10/06/05)
Walter S. Tubutis, 89, died Sept. 19, 2005. He was born in Chicago on Jan. 17, 1917. Walter and his wife, Ellen moved to Cherokee Village about 25 years ago. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, an active member of the bowling leagues, and an avid gardener...
Billy Lee Collins (10/06/05)
Billy Lee Collins, 54, of Williford, Ark., was born in Imboden, Ark., the son of Francis Marion Collins and Minnie Collins. He died Sept. 29, 2005, at Randolph County Medical Center. He was employed in manufacturing at Waterloo Industries. He was a car enthusiast...
Jack Douglas Heavner (10/06/05)
Jack Douglas Heavner, 75, of Mitchell, Ark., son of the late John Henderson Heavner and Adeline Grace Stout Heavner was born Oct. 25, 1929, in Hughes, Ark. He died Sept. 28, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mounain Home, Ark. He was married to Wilma Lou Morrison on Dec. 21, 1957, in Marion, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Emma Jean Brannum (10/06/05)
Mrs. Emma Jean Brannum age 88, of Ash Flat, formerly of Leachville, died Monday at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Wynne, Arkansas she was the daughter of the late Homer and Artie Smoot Lawrence and had been a longtime Leachville resident before making her home in Ash Flat 17 years ago. She was the widow of Mr. Warlick "Bud" Brannum and was of the Baptist Faith...
Leroy Paul Danner (10/06/05)
Leroy Paul Danner of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Sept. 30, 2005 at his home in Horseshoe Bend. Danner was born Aug. 10, 1934 in Rockford, Ill. the son of Paul and Linnea (Anderson) Danner. He was 71. Danner was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. During his working years he was a machine operator for American Brass. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Gene Curtis Waldrop (10/06/05)
Staff Sergeant Gene Curtis Waldrop, died Oct. 1, at his home in Myrtle at the age of 72 years. He was born June 21, 1933, in Clarksville, Texas, to Leo Curtis and Elsie (Ball) Waldrop. He was a twenty-one year veteran of the United States Army, earning the rank of Staff Sergeant E-5. ...
Albert Fletcher Prewitt (10/06/05)
Albert Fletcher Prewitt was born April 2, 1921 the son of Ivens and Mary James Prewitt of Ravenden, Ark. He married Dorothy Harrell on Oct. 17, 1944 in Hardy. When he died Sept. 25, 2005, they were less than a month from celebrating their 61st wedding anniversary...
Edith Derotha Sloan (10/06/05)
Edith Derotha Sloan, 90, of Thayer, Mo., was born July 7, 1915, in Fulton County, Ark., the daughter of the late Issac N. Willison and Ada Celia Pierce Willison.. She died Sept. 26, 2005, at West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage Nov. 20, 1948, in Craighead County, Ark. to Charles Sloan who preceded her in death Dec. 6, 1980...
Medora Ann Winter (10/06/05)
Medora Ann Winter, 78, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Roy Weiso and Marie Honess Weiso, was born Nov. 25, 1926, in Ann Arbor, Mich. She died Sept. 27, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to Harry Edwin Winter on Aug. 11, 1950, in Marshall, Mich., and to this union three children were born...
Louise Norman Burrow (10/06/05)
Louise Norman Burrow, 83, of Hot Springs, Ark., died Sept. 22, 2005, in Little Rock, Ark. Growing up on her beloved Spring River in Hardy, Lou was the daugher of Henry and Mariam Buford Norman. She graduated from Hendrix College in 1943 and was married to Dr. Thomas E. Burrow until his death in 1983...
Geraldine Olivia Dugger (10/06/05)
Geraldine Olivia Dugger, of Oxford Ark., daughter of the late Arlun and Edith Webb Helm was born Feb. 18, 1936, in Oxford. She died Sept. 28, 2005, at Salem, Ark., at the age of 69 years. She spent her working years as a loving and giving mother, grandmother and an accountant/programs analyst for the Army Corps of Engineers...
KATHRINE ANN MYERS (10/26/05)
Kathrine Ann Myers, a homemaker, died Oct. 15, 2005, at Cox South in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 30 years. She was born July 30, 1975, in Kansas City, the daughter of Wayne and Penney Peters Howell. She was a member of the Corner Stone Nazarene Church in West Plains, Mo...
Jerelene Sue Bushey (10/26/05)
Jerlene Sue Bushey, 64, of Williford, Ark., died Oct. 16, 2005, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was born in Ochelata, Okla. She was employed as a secretary for K&S Construction of Highland. Survivors include a son, David Jason Bushey of Williford; three daughters, Michelle Lynn Belletto of Dallas, Texas, Lisa Pierluissi of Deltona, Fla., and Angela Carol Foley of Longwood, Fla.; a brother, Kenneth Delane Edmonson of Olive Branch, Miss., and a sister, Sharon Kay Ford of Memphis and his father, Jessie Edmonson of Williford.. ...
Ethelyn Sackett (10/26/05)
Ethelyn Sackett, 97, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, formerly of Waterloo, Iowa, died at Cedar Falls Health Care Center Oct. 16, 2005. She was born July 30, 1908, in Finchford, Iowa, daughter of the late Isaac and Ethel Wilcox Corwin. She married Howard Clarence Sackett on March 2, 1935, in Osage, Iowa. He preceded her in death in 1969...
Robert "Bob" Arwood (10/26/05)
Robert Burton Arwood, who wrote the popular humor column "Me and Ole Charley" for the Villager Journal during the 1990s, died peacefully in his sleep Oct. 19, 2005, one day before his 85th birthday. "Charley" was modeled after a real Army buddy who served with Arwood during World War II in Europe...
Henry Jack Tesmer (10/26/05)
Henry Jack Tesmer, 85, formerly of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 19, 2005, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, Ark. He was born Jan. 15, 1920, in Rochester, N.Y., son of the late Henry and Jennie Singer Tesmer. He married Dorothy Holzschuh on Dec. 10, 1942. He was of the Lutheran faith...
Harold Honeycutt (10/26/05)
Harold Honeycutt, fireman for the city of Jonesboro, Ark., died on Oct. 19, 2005, at the Northeast Arkansas Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 78 years. He was born on April 1, 1927, in Ravenden, Ark., the son of the late Elijah and Pearl Rose Honeycutt...
Delma Lee Sanders (10/26/05)
Delma Lee Sanders, of Elizabeth, Ark., beloved husband, father, grandfather and son of the late Fred Sanders and Dorcie Knapp Sanders, was born Dec. 31, 1922, in Wild Cherry, Ark. He died Oct. 19, 2005, at his home in rural Elizabeth at the age of 82 years, 9 months and 19 days...
Donald Cushing (10/26/05)
Donald Cushing, 66, of Ozark Acres, Ark., died at his home Oct. 7, 2005. He was born Feb. 10, 1939, in Haverhill, Mass., the son of the late Wendal and Edith Wellner Cushing. He was a crane operator in construction and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Survivors include a daughter, Andrea Williams of Sheridan, Ark.; four brothers, Jeffrey Cushing of Manassas, Va., George Cushing of Lorton, Va., Bud Cushing of Sheridan, Ark., and Steve Cushing of Michigan; one sister, Joan McClintock of Sheridan; one granddaughter, Chelsea Huggler of Sheridan; and a grandson, Cameron Cushing Williams of Sheridan.. ...
Leroy Paul Danner (10/26/05)
Leroy Paul Danner, 71, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Sept. 30, 2005, at his home in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Aug. 10, 1934, in Rockford, Ill., son of Paul and Linnea Anderson Danner. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Duing his working years he was a machine operator for American Brass...
Sherman Ramsey (10/26/05)
Sherman Ramsey, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Thayer, Mo., was born April 18, 1916, at Thayer, Mo., the son of the late James and Ida Everett Ramsey. He died Oct. 15, 2005, at the age of 89 years. He was a member of Koshkonong Freewill Baptist Church, the VFW and was a mason...
Virginia L. McKenzie (10/13/05)
Virginia L. McKenzie, 65, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 6, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 20, 1939, at Suphur Rock, Ark., the daugher of the late Ollie Ray and Ruth Jane Rice Earls. She was a homemaker and a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ at Evening Shade...
Graham Dickson (10/13/05)
Graham Dickson, 76, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Oct. 3, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He is survived by his wife, Paula Sue Dickson and one son, Michael Dickson, both of Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by his mother, Iva Loraine Dickson and his father, Edwin Witt Dickson...
Mildred Thompson Cate (10/13/05)
Mildred Thompson Cate, 82, of Huntsville, formerly of Hardy, Ark., daughter of the late Elmer Thompson and Iona Armstrong Thompson, was born June 24, 1923, in Hardy. She died Oct. 3, 2005 at Meadow View Nursing Home in Huntsville, Ark. She was married to Francis Marion Cate in 1946. To this union three children were born. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist Church...
Agnes Mooney (10/13/05)
Agnes Mooney, 94, of Johnston City, formerly of Agnos, Ark., who lived 75 years in Fulton County, died Sept. 11, 2005 at home. She was born July 23, 1911, in Saddle, daughter of Jessie and Etta Pulley McHenry. She married Hubert Mooney Nov. 18, 1928 in Saddle He preceded her in death March 29, 1986. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ of Herrin. She loved flowers, gardening and quilting...
Maxine Luella Christensen (10/13/05)
Maxine Luella Christensen, 84, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died Oct. 9, 2005, at the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home in Cedar Falls. She was born on Sept. 30, 1921, in Waterloo, Iowa, the daughter of the late Perry and Luella Mae Cowles. She was united in marriage on Sept. 4 1949, to Paul G. Christensen in Waterloo. He passed away in 1984...
Vick Ellison (10/13/05)
Vick Ellison, 89, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., son of the late Clarence and Florence Phillips Ellison was born April 15, 1916, in Fulton County, Ark. He died Oct. 7, 2005 at Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Thelma Rose Wilkening. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and a life-long farmer...
Nina Sue Wood (10/13/05)
Nina Sue Wood, 83, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., formerly of Salesville, died Sept. 21. 2005, at Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. She was born Aug. 19, 1922 in Berry to Elmer and Gussie Arnold Berry. She married Howard Wood June 19, 1938, in Norfork. They owned and operated B&W Grocery Store in Norfork...
Floy Fletcher Moore (10/13/05)
Floy Fletcher Moore, 89, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 3, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 19, 1915, in Evening Shade, Ark., and was the daughter of William Alfred Fletcher and Clariece Wilkerson Fletcher. She was a homemaker and a member of the Evening Shade Baptist Church...
Margie Evelyn Anderson (10/13/05)
Margie Evelyn Anderson, 83, of Gladstone, Mo., died Oct. 1, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 22, 1921 in Myrtle, Mo. the daughter of Ed and Maggie Storms. Survivors include her daughter, Betty Cornwell; and her beloved son-in-law, Dale of Gladstone, Mo.; her granddaughters, Michele Cornwell and Brett Russell of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Vonda and James Moore of Glastone, and Tiffany and David Cox of Kansas City, Mo.; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and two sisters, Nora Hollis and husband, Royce of Thayer, Mo., and Hughie Davis of Independence, Mo.. ...
Walter S. Tubutis (10/13/05)
Walter S. Tubutis, age 89, died Sept. 19, 2005. He was born in Chicago, Ill., on Jan. 17, 1917. He and his wife, Ellen, moved to Cherokee Village about 25 years ago. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, and an active member of the bowling leagues. He was an avid gardener...
Elmer Mickelson (10/13/05)
Elmer Edward Mickel-son, 79, of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 3, 2005, at Horseshoe Bend, Ark. He was born March 31, 1926 in Arena, Wis., the son of Albert and Tillie Odness Mickelson. He was married to Geraldine Aron on May 10, 1947, in Spring Green, Wis...
Edna D. Tapp (10/13/05)
Edna D. Tapp, 79, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 28, 2005, in Memphis, Tenn. She was a long-time resident of Hardy and Cheokee Village. Survivors are four children, Ronald Gargus of Cherokee Village, Joseph Gargus of Placerville, Calif., Bonita Estes of Normandy Tenn., and Kay Kinscea of Memphis; four stepchildren, Gail Martin, Irene Tapp, Fred Tapp all of Memphis and Mark Tapp of Hardy; two sisters, Kathy Magann and Lois Reynolds; 13 grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and friends...
Donald Cushing (10/13/05)
Donald Cushing, 66, of Ozark Acres, died at his home Oct. 7, 2005. He was born Feb. 10, 1939, in Haverhill, Mass., the son of the late Wendal and Edith Wellner Cushing. He was a crane operator in construction and a veteran with the U.S. Navy. Survivors include a daughter, Andrea Williams of Sheridan, Ark.; four brothers, Jeffrey Cushing of Manassas, Va., George Cushing of Lorton, Va., Bud Cushing of Sheridan, Ark., and Steve Cushing of Michigan; one sister, Joan McClintock of Sheridan; one granddaughter, Chelsea Huggler of Sheridan; and a grandson, Cameron Cushing Williams of Sheridan.. ...
Louise E. Duncan (10/13/05)
Louise E. Duncan, 85, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 7, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born in Blytheville, Ark., the daughter of the late Stanley and Susie Trotter. She was a homemaker. Survivors include four sons, Gerald Duncan of Ash Flat, Larry Duncan of Highland, Randy Duncan of Danville, Ill., and Mike Duncan of Ravenden, Ark.; four daughters, Beverly Couch of Portia, Ark., Bonnie Sweet of Joneboro, Sharon Swift of Rvenden and Sandi Claude also of Ravenden; one brother, James "Bud" Trotter of Michigan, and one sister, Dorothy "Aunt Tip" Henry of Ravenden; 25 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Mildred Billingsley (10/13/05)
Mildred Campbell Billings-ley, 89, daughter of the late George W. Campbell and Cora Beaver Campell, was born Nov. 6, 1915, in Violet Hill, Ark. She died Oct. 3, 2005, in Melbouorne. She was united in marriage to Ewell "Cotton" Billingsley on Jan. 9, 1931, in Violet Hill. ...
Rita Lunsford Derrick (10/13/05)
Rita Lunsford Derrick died Oct. 1, 2005, in Boston, Ark. Born on January 19, 1967, in Austin, Texas, she lived in Hardy with her three sons; Joseph Zachary Derrick, Eric Mason Derrick, and David Miles Derrick. She is survived by her husband, Richard Lee Derrick Jr.; parents R.D. Lunsford and Lillie Burns; four brothers, Robert Dale Lunsford, Jr., David Russell Lunsford, Danny Ray Lunsford, and Raymond Darren Lunsford...
Frank Kappel (10/13/05)
Frank Kappel, 83, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 1, 2005, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Oct. 30, 1921, in Austria, the son of Adolf and Stefanie Kappel. He was married to Mame McSpadden Feb. 12, 1983, in Phoenix, Ariz...
Glessie Alice Young (10/20/05)
Glessie Alice Young was born the only child of Christopher and Blanche Purcell Highfill on Aug. 26, 1911, in rural Dallas County, Mo. She died Oct. 11, 2005, at Webco Manor in Marshfield, Mo at the age of 94 years. She was married to Carl Young on Nov. 11, 1930, in Miller, Mo., by the Rev. Rufus Shook...
Kenneth (K.O.) James (10/20/05)
Kenneth (K.O. James, 59, of Cave City died Oct. 15, 2005, in Sharp County, Ark. Born July 15, 1946, at Mobley, Ark., in Sharp County, he was the son of the late Odell James and Nellie Crabtree James. He was a school bus driver for 25 years with Cave City Public Schools and for the last five years, he also was a school custodian. He was a 1964 graduate of Cave City High School and an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Cave City...
Donald Wakeham (10/20/05)
Donald Herbert Wake-ham, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 12, 2005, at his residence. Wakeham was born Feb. 2, 1922, in Ames, Iowa, the son of the late Arthur E. Wakeham and Addie Mae Jones Wakeham. He was united in marriage to Bert Olson on Aug. 1, 1943, in Randall, Iowa...
Norman Goodwin (10/20/05)
Norman Edward Goodwin was born in Salem, June 21, 1920, as the first son of Perry Cay and Esta May Goodwin. He grew up in Salem and later attended and graduated from Hendrix College in Conway. He served his country in the United States Air Force for 27 years, achieving the rank of Lieutenant colonial by the time of his retirement from the military...
Thelma Lois Oakes (10/20/05)
Thelma Lois Oakes, 87, a homemaker, died Oct. 13, 2005, at her home at Hardy, Ark. She was born March 6, 1918, in Sharp County, Ark., the daughter of the late George and Mary Murphy Byers. She was a member of the Banks Baptist Church. Survivors include four children, Murlene Traw of El Paso, Texas, Carol Powell and husband, C.R. ...
Emma Jean Brannum (10/20/05)
Emma Jean Brannum, 88, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Leachville, died Oct. 3, 2005, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Born in Wynne, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Homer and Artie Smoot Lawrence and had been a longtime Leachville resident before making her home in Ash Flat 17 years ago...
Fred Daniel Gardner (10/20/05)
Fred Daniel Gardner, 73, of Quitman, died Oct. 6, 2005. He was born in Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Clifton and Elsie Cargile Gardner on Nov. 23, 1931. Educated in both Arkansas and Missouri, he was a graduate of Alton High School. He spent two years in the United States Army serving in Korea, and was a lifetime member of the Rice Young VFW Post 7514. ...
Wanda Oneva Coggins (10/20/05)
Wanda Oneva Coggins, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late John Henry Stuart and Clara McGanigal Stuart was born July 22, 1934, in Morriston, Ark. She died Oct. 15, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 71 years. She married to Leonard Coggins on Aug. 29, 1951, at Morriston, Ark...
Elizabeth Emery (10/20/05)
Elizabeth Emery, of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 11, 2005, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was born Sept. 27, 1934, in Yanik, Hungary, the daughter of Istvan Firtko" and Erzshibet Kallo Firtko. She married William Emery Dec. 18, 1982, in Palm Springs, Calif...
Charles "Chuck" Felder (10/20/05)
Charles "Chuck" Felder, 67, of Cherokee Village, died Oct. 15, 2005, at home in Cherokee Village. Felder was born on Feb. 2, 1938, in Chicago, Ill. He is survived by one niece, Denise Smith-Richardson of Chicago; one brother, Richard Felder of Chicago; and three sisters, Irene Ondratschek of Chicago, Delores Hallgren of Chicago and Marlyan Binski of Chicago...
Margie Evelyn Anderson (10/20/05)
Margie Evelyn Anderson, 83, of Gladstone, Mo., died Oct. 1, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 22, 1921 in Myrtle, Mo. the daughter of Ed and Maggie Storms. Survivors include her daughter, Betty Cornwell; and her beloved son-in-law, Dale of Gladstone, Mo.; her granddaughters, Michele Cornwell and Brett Russell of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Vonda and James Moore of Glastone, and Tiffany and David Cox of Kansas City, Mo.; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and two sisters, Nora Hollis and husband, Royce of Thayer, Mo., and Hughie Davis of Independence, Mo.. ...
Vick Ellison (10/20/05)
Vick Ellison, 89, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., son of the late Clarence and Florence Phillips Ellison was born April 15, 1916, in Fulton County, Ark. He died Oct. 7, 2005 at Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Thelma Rose Wilkening. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and a life-long farmer...
Nina Sue Wood (10/20/05)
Nina Sue Wood, 83, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., formerly of Salesville, died Sept. 21. 2005, at Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. She was born Aug. 19, 1922 in Berry to Elmer and Gussie Arnold Berry. She married Howard Wood June 19, 1938, in Norfork. They owned and operated B&W Grocery Store in Norfork...
Floy Fletcher Moore (10/20/05)
Floy Fletcher Moore, 89, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 3, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 19, 1915, in Evening Shade, Ark., and was the daughter of William Alfred Fletcher and Clariece Wilkerson Fletcher. She was a homemaker and a member of the Evening Shade Baptist Church...
Mildred Thompson Cate (10/20/05)
Mildred Thompson Cate, 82, of Huntsville, formerly of Hardy, Ark., daughter of the late Elmer Thompson and Iona Armstrong Thompson, was born June 24, 1923, in Hardy. She died Oct. 3, 2005 at Meadow View Nursing Home in Huntsville, Ark. She was married to Francis Marion Cate in 1946. To this union three children were born. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist Church...
Maxine Luella Christensen (10/20/05)
Maxine Luella Christensen, 84, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died Oct. 9, 2005, at the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home in Cedar Falls. She was born on Sept. 30, 1921, in Waterloo, Iowa, the daughter of the late Perry and Luella Mae Cowles. She was united in marriage on Sept. 4 1949, to Paul G. Christensen in Waterloo. He passed away in 1984...
Faye Irene Ratliff (10/20/05)
Faye Irene Ratliff, 89, of Ellington, Mo., died on Oct. 8, 2005. She was born Aug. 19, 1916, to the late Joseph and Louisa Atkins Stout. She was married to Woodrow Ratliff. He preceded her in death on April 2, 2000. She was also preceded by brothers Robert, Harry and Clarence Stout; sisters Oria Dodson, Blanch Britton, Dessie Lute, Ida Henry and Lizzie Bounds; grandson, Michael Williams...
Dorothy Lois Smith (10/20/05)
Dorothy Lois Smith, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born April 30, 1921, the daughter of the late Henry Parnell and Elsie Loeffler-Parnell. She died Oct. 9, 2005, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was united in marriage to Clifford Collins in 1940 and Carl Smith in 1964. Both preceded her in death...
Walter S. Tubutis (10/06/05)
Walter S. Tubutis, 89, died Sept. 19, 2005. He was born in Chicago on Jan. 17, 1917. Walter and his wife, Ellen moved to Cherokee Village about 25 years ago. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, an active member of the bowling leagues, and an avid gardener...
Emma Jean Brannum (10/06/05)
Mrs. Emma Jean Brannum age 88, of Ash Flat, formerly of Leachville, died Monday at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Wynne, Arkansas she was the daughter of the late Homer and Artie Smoot Lawrence and had been a longtime Leachville resident before making her home in Ash Flat 17 years ago. She was the widow of Mr. Warlick "Bud" Brannum and was of the Baptist Faith...
Leroy Paul Danner (10/06/05)
Leroy Paul Danner of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Sept. 30, 2005 at his home in Horseshoe Bend. Danner was born Aug. 10, 1934 in Rockford, Ill. the son of Paul and Linnea (Anderson) Danner. He was 71. Danner was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. During his working years he was a machine operator for American Brass. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Krystal Dawn King (10/06/05)
Krystal Dawn King, 31, of Rock Spring, died Sept. 29, 2005, in a local hospital. She was a beautiful loving wife, precious daughter and sweet baby sister. She was devoted to her family and was an inspiration to all of her friends. Kristi was an animal lover and the proud "mother" of Mena, her Chinese Shar Pei. In lieu of flowers she wished for donations to be sent to Operation Scarlet, a Shar Pei rescue organization, P.O. Box 8463, Lancaster, PA 17604-8463 or at operationscarlet.com...
Edna M. Stevens (10/06/05)
Edna M. Stevens, 76, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 12, 1928, in Oregon County, Mo., the daughter of Guy and Lula Johnson-Cartee. She died Sept. 26, 2005, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include her husband, Earl Stevens of the home; three children, David Kendell Stevens and wife, Barbara of Alton, Donna Wood and husband Paul of West Plains, and Wendell Stevens and wife, Roberta, of Thayer; two sisters, Ora Mae Johnson and Agnes Clark both of West Plains; six grandchildren; six great-grandcildren and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Larry "Cuzz" Romine (10/06/05)
Larry "Cuzz" Romine, 58, of Fayetteville, Ark., died Sept. 28, 2005, at his home. He was born May 16, 1947, in Heart, Ark., the son of John Earl and Bunice Benton Romine. He was in welfare management with the Department of Human Services. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in Vietnam...
Edna D. Tapp (10/06/05)
Edna D. Tapp, 79, died on Sept. 28. She was a retired Shelby County government employee. Visitation was Sept. 30. Services were Oct. 1 at Forest Hill East. Survivors include four children, Ron Gargus, Joseph Gargus, Bonita Estes and Kay Kinsella; four step-children Gail Martin, Fred Tapp, Mark Tapp and Ilene Tapp; two sisters, Kathy Magann and Lois Reynolds; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews and friends...
William "Bill" Scott (10/06/05)
The Spring River Baptist Church north of Hardy with pastor Floyd Rkard will have a memorial service for William "Bill" Scott Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. Relatives invite everyone to attend and share memories and personal stories about "Bill" with loved ones and friends...
Albert Fletcher Prewitt (10/06/05)
Albert Fletcher Prewitt was born April 2, 1921 the son of Ivens and Mary James Prewitt of Ravenden, Ark. He married Dorothy Harrell on Oct. 17, 1944 in Hardy. When he died Sept. 25, 2005, they were less than a month from celebrating their 61st wedding anniversary...
Edith Derotha Sloan (10/06/05)
Edith Derotha Sloan, 90, of Thayer, Mo., was born July 7, 1915, in Fulton County, Ark., the daughter of the late Issac N. Willison and Ada Celia Pierce Willison.. She died Sept. 26, 2005, at West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage Nov. 20, 1948, in Craighead County, Ark. to Charles Sloan who preceded her in death Dec. 6, 1980...
Medora Ann Winter (10/06/05)
Medora Ann Winter, 78, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Roy Weiso and Marie Honess Weiso, was born Nov. 25, 1926, in Ann Arbor, Mich. She died Sept. 27, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to Harry Edwin Winter on Aug. 11, 1950, in Marshall, Mich., and to this union three children were born...
Louise Norman Burrow (10/06/05)
Louise Norman Burrow, 83, of Hot Springs, Ark., died Sept. 22, 2005, in Little Rock, Ark. Growing up on her beloved Spring River in Hardy, Lou was the daugher of Henry and Mariam Buford Norman. She graduated from Hendrix College in 1943 and was married to Dr. Thomas E. Burrow until his death in 1983...
Geraldine Olivia Dugger (10/06/05)
Geraldine Olivia Dugger, of Oxford Ark., daughter of the late Arlun and Edith Webb Helm was born Feb. 18, 1936, in Oxford. She died Sept. 28, 2005, at Salem, Ark., at the age of 69 years. She spent her working years as a loving and giving mother, grandmother and an accountant/programs analyst for the Army Corps of Engineers...
Gene Curtis Waldrop (10/06/05)
Staff Sergeant Gene Curtis Waldrop, died Oct. 1, at his home in Myrtle at the age of 72 years. He was born June 21, 1933, in Clarksville, Texas, to Leo Curtis and Elsie (Ball) Waldrop. He was a twenty-one year veteran of the United States Army, earning the rank of Staff Sergeant E-5. ...
Jack Douglas Heavner (10/06/05)
Jack Douglas Heavner, 75, of Mitchell, Ark., son of the late John Henderson Heavner and Adeline Grace Stout Heavner was born Oct. 25, 1929, in Hughes, Ark. He died Sept. 28, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mounain Home, Ark. He was married to Wilma Lou Morrison on Dec. 21, 1957, in Marion, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Wandel Garner (10/06/05)
Wandel Garner, 75, of Roswell, N.M., died Sept. 16, 2005, at home. He was born Oct. 31, 1929, in Calico Rock, Ark. He graduated from Salem High School in 1947. He joined the Army in 1948, and was in the service for nine years. He worked for New Mexico Tranpsortaiton and TNM&O bus companies as bus driver...
Billy Lee Collins (10/06/05)
Billy Lee Collins, 54, of Williford, Ark., was born in Imboden, Ark., the son of Francis Marion Collins and Minnie Collins. He died Sept. 29, 2005, at Randolph County Medical Center. He was employed in manufacturing at Waterloo Industries. He was a car enthusiast...
Lessie Dean Dale (10/06/05)
Lessie Dean Dale, a homemaker, a devoted mother and grandmother, died Sept. 30, 2005, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 91. She was born Dec. 22, 1913, in Bradley, Mo., the daughter of Raymond and Oma (Dale) Christian. She was a member of the Victory Freewill Baptist Church in Alton, Mo...
Walter Tubutis (10/11/05)
Walter S. Tubutis, 89, died Sept. 19, 2005. He was born in Chicago, Ill., on Jan. 17, 1917. He and is wife, Ellen, moved to Cherokee Village about 25 years ago. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, an active member of the bowling leagues and was an avid gardener...
Virginia McKenzie (10/11/05)
Virginia L. McKenzie, 65, of Evening Shade died Oct. 6, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 20, 1939, at Sulphur Rock, Ark., the daughter of Ollie Ray and Ruth Jane Rice Earls. She was a homemaker and a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ at Evening Shade...
Rita Lunsford Derrick (10/18/05)
Rita Lunsford Derrick died Oct. 1, 2005, in Boston, Ark. Born on Jan. 19, 1967, in Austin, Texas, she formerly lived in Hardy with her three sons; Joseph Zachary Derrick, Eric Mason Derrick and David Miles Derrick. She is survived by her husband, Richard Lee Derrick Jr.; parents R.D. Lunsford and Lillie Burns; four brothers, Robert Dale Lunsford Jr., David Russell Lunsford, Danny Ray Lunsford, and Raymond Darren Lunsford...
Mildred Thompson Cate (10/11/05)
Mildred Thompson Cate, 82, of Huntsville, formerly of Hardy, daughter of the late Elmer Thompson and Iona Armstrong Thompson, was born June 24, 1923, in Hardy. She died Oct. 3, 2005 at Meadow View Nursing Home in Huntsville, Ark. She was married to Francis Marion Cate in 1946. To this union three children were born. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist Church...
Mildred Billingsley (10/11/05)
Mildred Billingsley, 89, daughter of the late George W. Campbell and Cora Beaver Campbell, was born Nov. 6, 1915, in Violet Hill. She died Oct. 3, 2005, in Melbourne. She was united in marriage to Ewell "Cotton" Billingsley on Jan. 9, 1931, in Violet Hill...
Leroy Paul Danner (10/25/05)
Leroy Paul Danner, 71, of Horseshoe Bend died Sept. 30, 2005, at his home in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Aug. 10, 1934, in Rockford, Ill., son of Paul and Linnea Anderson Danner. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. During his working years he was a machine operator for American Brass. He was a member of Knights of Columbus and St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Louise Norman Burrow (10/04/05)
Louise Norman Burrow, 83, of Hot Springs, Ark., died Sept. 22, 2005, in Little Rock, Ark. Growing up on her beloved Spring River in Hardy, Lou was the daughter of Henry and Mariam Buford Norman. She graduated from Hendrix College in 1943 and was married to Dr. Thomas E. Burrow until his death in 1983...
Louise Duncan (10/11/05)
Louise E. Duncan, 85, of Ash Flat, died Oct. 7, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born in Blytheville, Ark., the daughter of the late Stanley and Susie Trotter. Survivors are four sons, Gerald Duncan of Ash Flat, Larry Duncan of Highland, Randy Duncan of Danville, Ill., and Mike Duncan of Ravenden, Ark.; four daughters, Beverly Couch of Portia, Ark., Bonnie Sweet of Jonesboro, Sharon Swift of Ravenden, and Sandi Claude of Ravenden; one brother, James "Bud" Trotter of Michigan; one sister, Dorothy "Aunt Tip" Henry of Ravenden; 25 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Kenneth James (10/25/05)
Kenneth (K.O.) James, 59, of Cave City died Oct. 15, 2005, in Sharp County. Born July 15, 1946, at Mobley, Ark., in Sharp County, he was the son of the late Odell James and Nellie Crabtree James. He was a school bus driver for 25 years with Cave City Public Schools and for the last five years he was a school custodian. He was a 1964 graduate of Cave City High School and an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Cave City...
Jerlene Sue Bushy (10/25/05)
Jerlene Sue Bushey, 64, of Williford died Oct. 16, 2005, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was born in Ochelata, Okla. She was employed as a secretary for K&S Construction of Highland. Survivors include a son, David Jason Bushey of Williford; three daughters, Michelle Lynn Belletto of Dallas, Texas, Lisa Pierluissi of Deltona, Fla., and Angela Carol Foley of Longwood, Fla.; a brother, Kenneth Delane Edmonson of Olive Branch, Miss.; a sister, Sharon Kay Ford of Memphis, Tenn.; and his father, Jessie Edmonson of Williford.. ...
James Fenton (10/18/05)
James F. Fenton, 68, of Cherokee Village died at Oct. 12, 2005, at his home. He was born May 23, 1937 in Chillicothe, Iowa, to Joshua Parker and Ellanore Sarrah Mathes Fenton. He married Irene Eckerson Jan. 13, 1990, in Burlington, Iowa. A graduate of Agency High School and Parsons College, he earned an M.A. in counseling from the University of Wisconsin at Platteville. He received a specialist degree in educational administration from Truman State University at Kirksville, Mo...
Henry Jack Tesmer (10/25/05)
Henry Jack Tesmer, 85, formerly of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 19, 2005, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. He was born Jan. 15, 1920, in Rochester, N.Y., son of the late Henry and Jennie Singer Tesmer. He married Dorothy Holzschuh on Dec. 10, 1942. He was of the Lutheran faith...
Graham Dickson (10/11/05)
Graham Dickson, 76, of Jonesboro died Oct. 3, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He is survived by his wife, Paula Sue Dickson, and one son, Michael Dickson, both of Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by his mother, Iva Loraine, Dickson and his father, Edwin Witt Dickson...
Floy Fletcher Moore (10/11/05)
Floy Fletcher Moore, 89, of Evening Shade, died Oct. 3, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 19, 1915, in Evening Shade and was the daughter of William Alfred Fletcher and Clariece Wilkerson Fletcher. She was a homemaker and a member of the Evening Shade Baptist Church...
Faye Irene Ratliff (10/18/05)
Faye Irene Ratliff, 89, of Ellington, Mo., died on Oct. 8, 2005. She was born Aug. 19, 1916, to the late Joseph and Louisa Atkins Stout. She was married to Woodrow Ratliff. He preceded her in death on April 2, 2000. She was also preceded by brothers Robert, Harry and Clarence Stout; sisters Oria Dodson, Blanch Britton, Dessie Lute, Ida Henry and Lizzie Bounds; and grandson, Michael Williams...
Edna Tapp (10/11/05)
Edna D. Tapp, 79, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 28, 2005, in Memphis, Tenn. She was a long-time resident of Hardy and Cherokee Village. Survivors are four children, Ronald Gargus of Cherokee Village, Joseph Gargus of Placerville, Calif., Bonita Estes of Normandy Tenn., and Kay Kinscea of Memphis; four stepchildren, Gail Martin, Irene Tapp, Fred Tapp all of Memphis and Mark Tapp of Hardy; two sisters, Kathy Magann and Lois Reynolds; 13 grandchildren; host of nieces, nephews and friends...
Ethelyn Sackett (10/25/05)
Ethelyn Sackett, 97, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, formerly of Waterloo, Iowa, died at the Cedar Falls Health Care Center Oct. 16, 2005. She was born July 30, 1908, in Finchford, Iowa, daughter of the late Isaac and Ethel Wilcox Corwin. She married Howard Clarence Sackett on March 2, 1935, in Osage, Iowa. He preceded her in death in 1969...
Elizabeth Emery (10/18/05)
Elizabeth Emery, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 11, 2005, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was born Sept. 27, 1934, in Yanik, Hungary, the daughter of Istvan Firtko" and Erzshibet Kallo Firtko. She married William Emery Dec. 18, 1982, in Palm Springs, Calif...
Emma Jean Brannum (10/11/05)
Emma Jean Brannum, 88, of Ash Flat, formerly of Leachville, died Oct. 3, 2005, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Wynne, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Homer and Artie Smoot Lawrence and had been a longtime Leachville resident before making her home in Ash Flat 17 years ago. She was the widow of Warlick "Bud" Brannum and was of the Baptist faith...
Donald Herbert Wakeham (10/18/05)
Donald Herbert Wakeham, 83, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 12, 2005, at his residence. Wakeham was born Feb. 2, 1922, in Ames, Iowa, the son of the late Arthur E. Wakeham and Addie Mae Jones Wakeham. He was united in marriage to Bert Olson on Aug. 1, 1943, in Randall, Iowa...
Donald Cushing (10/11/05)
Donald Cushing, 66, of Ozark Acres died at his home Oct. 7, 2005. He was born Feb. 10, 1939, in Haverhill, Mass., the son of the late Wendal and Edith Wellner Cushing. He was a crane operator in construction and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Survivors include a daughter, Andrea Williams of Sheridan, Ark.; four brothers, Jeffrey Cushing of Manassas, Va., George Cushing of Lorton, Va., Bud Cushing of Sheridan, Ark., and Steve Cushing of Michigan; one sister, Joan McClintock of Sheridan; one granddaughter, Chelsea Huggler of Sheridan; and a grandson, Cameron Cushing Williams of Sheridan.. ...
Charles Felder (10/18/05)
Charles "Chuck" Felder, 67, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 15, 2005, at home in Cherokee Village. Felder was born on Feb. 2, 1938, in Chicago, Ill. He is survived by one niece, Denise Smith-Richardson of Chicago; one brother, Richard Felder of Chicago; and three sisters, Irene Ondratschek of Chicago, Delores Hallgren of Chicago and Marlyan Binski of Chicago...
Billy Lee Collins (10/04/05)
Billy Lee Collins, 54, of Williford was born in Imboden, Ark., the son of Francis Marion Collins and Minnie Collins. He died Sept. 29, 2005, at Randolph County Medical Center. He was employed in manufacturing at Waterloo Industries. He was a car enthusiast...
Agnes Mooney (10/11/05)
Agnes Mooney, 94, of Johnston City, Ill., formerly of Agnos, who lived 75 years in Fulton County, died Sept. 11, 2005, at home. She was born July 23, 1911, in Saddle, daughter of Jessie and Etta Pulley McHenry. She married Hubert Mooney Nov. 18, 1928, in Saddle. He preceded her in death March 29, 1986...