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Obituaries from March 2006

Bobby Eugene Russell (03/30/06)
Bobby Eugene Russell, age 59, died March 19, 2006, at his home in West Plains, Mo. He was born Oct. 16, 1946, in Brandsville, Mo. Survivors include one sister, Janie Laura of Scott City, Kan.; three brothers, James Allen Russell of West Plains, Lynn Ray Russell of Brandsville, Mo., and Jimmy David Russell of West Plains; a special friend, Treena Harris of West Plains; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Mary Lavaughn King Norris (03/30/06)
Mary Lavaughn King Norris of Salem, daughter of the late Harry Lee and Harriet Jane (Milligan) Shatsar, was born March 24, 1922, in Alicia, Ark. She died March 23, 2006, at the age of 83. She married Marcus King Oct. 12, 1938, at Rings Chapel, Ark., and later married Otho Norris in November 1978, at Salem. She was a member of Salem First Baptist Church, Order of Eastern Star, Salem Lodge 521, and Sorosis Club. She was Business Person of the Year in 1993 and taught Sunday school for many years...
Evelyn Irene Hatfield (03/30/06)
Evelyn Irene Hatfield died March 24, 2006, at National Health Care in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 84. She was born Sept. 2, 1921, in Koshkonog to the late Grover F. and Bessie (Guy) Stith. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, James and Floyd Stith; and one sister, Thelma Pressley...
Dale Benton (03/30/06)
Dale Benton, son of Carroll Benton and Tracy Lee Cooper Benton, was born Jan. 31, 1942, in Sedalia, Mo. He died March 23, 2006, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 64 years. Benton married Helen Louise Gilbreath on June 25, 1960, at Mammoth Spring and to this union three children were born. Benton worked for the Fulton County Water Department for many years and was a member of the Heart Church of Christ...
Edward "Pete" William Wirth Jr. (03/30/06)
Ed "Pete" Wirth, son of Edward William Wirth Sr. and Zula Green Baker, died March 22, 2006, in Leavenworth Va. Wirth was born Jan. 31, 1935, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He spent most of his life in the Kansas City and surrounding areas. He traveled frequently in search of quality antiques, coins and jewelry for his business, Wirth Quality Coin and Precious Metal Company. Wirth was an expert in his field and maintained passion for his love of coins and antiques until his death...
Wilma Utherta Stephens (03/30/06)
Wilma Utherta Stephens, 78, of Hoisington, Kan., died March 17, 2006. She was born Oct. 23, 1927, in Elm Store, Ark., the daughter of Della Hall Mitchell and Everett Mitchell. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her mother, Della Mitchell of Hoisington; a brother, Larry Dean Mitchell of San Antonio, Texas; a sister, Doris (Robert) Simmons of Hoisington; and a sister-in-law, Patricia Mitchell of Myrtle, Mo...
Duane Harber (03/30/06)
Duane Harber of Salem, son of the late Robert Luther Harbor and Opal Gault Harber, was born Dec. 31, 1928, in Wiseman, Ark. He died March 24, 2006, at his home at the age of 77. He was united in marriage to Margrette Farr on June 6, 1953, In Liberal, Kan. To this union, two sons were born...
Roy Theodore McNeese (03/30/06)
Roy Theodore McNeese died March 21, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer at the age 76. He was born July 10, 1929, in Russellville, Ark., the son of the late Roy and Amie M. Turkins McNeese. He was a proud veteran, having served his country during World War II in the United States Marine Corps aboard the US Princeton...
Virgie "Granny" Copeland (03/30/06)
Virgie Marie "Granny" Copeland, daughter of the late James Thomas Jefferson Copeland and Nora Lavada Miller Copeland, was born March 18, 1928, in Allen Reed, Texas. She died March 19, 2006, in Batesville at the age of 78. She was united in marriage to Sylvester Leon Gulley and to this union two children were born...
Sue Phipps (03/30/06)
Sue Phipps, died March 20, 2006, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 50. She was born May 6, 1955, in Mammoth Spring to Roscoe and the late Mariom Virginia Carter Vaughn. She was a homemaker and a member of the Midway Pentecostal Church in Thayer...
Minnie "Rernice" Rudd (03/30/06)
Minnie "Rernice" Rudd, 45, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Bentonville, Ark., died March 18, 2006, in Fulton County Hospital in Salem, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born Aug. 21, 1960, in Hayti, Mo., to Tendel and Ellie Junior. She worked for Wal-Mart home office for seven years. She was of the Church of God faith. She was married in Double Springs, Ala., to Roy D. Rudd on June 16, 1975...
Mrs. Vesta Sue Wiles (03/30/06)
Mrs. Vesta Sue Wiles, 75, of Highland died March 23, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She is survived by her sons, Charles (Chuck) and Sheila Wiles of Highland, and Billy Ray and Prudy Jones of Highland; two granddaughters, Gera Lynn Jones and Shelby Nicole Wiles; sisters, Ruby Jackson of Hardy and Joann Bither of Cherokee Village; and two brothers, J.V. Ellis of Ash Flat and Gene Ellis of Plano, Texas...
Jessie Houck-Moore (03/30/06)
Jessie May Houck Moore, 88, of Joplin, Mo., formerly of Southwest City, Mo., died March 12, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., following an illness. She was born May 1, 1917, in Carrizo Springs, Texas, one of seven children, born to the late Marion Thomas and Emma Alberta Bolton Brown...
Billy Preston Hensley (03/30/06)
Billy Preston Hensley, 82, died March 18, 2006, in a hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. Services were held March 25 at D.W. Newcomer's Sons White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Kansas City, Mo. Military Commitment Service took place immediately after the funeral at East Slope Cemetery in Riverside, Mo...
Brett Douglas Kellett (03/24/06)
Brett Douglas Kellett, died March 13, 2006, in Memphis, Tenn., at the age of 38. He was born Aug. 15, 1967, in Fredericktown, Mo., to Larry D. and Joan O. Williams Kellett. He was a talented musician and enjoyed theater and theatrical performances. He was married to Melissa Barringer...
D.C. "Doc" Hensley (03/24/06)
D.C. "Doc" Hensley, 85, of Carlsbad, N.M., died Feb. 22, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center. A memorial service was held Feb. 25 at Denton-Funchess Funeral Home Chapel with Anthony Bryant of Fox and Lake Church of Christ officiating. Hensley was born Aug. ...
Tommy Joe Bates (03/24/06)
Tommy Joe Bates, of Mexico, Mo., was born June 8, 1928, in Couch, Mo., the son of Edward and Emmer Bennett Bates. He died March 3, 2006, at the age of 77. Survivors include his wife, Martha Ann Bates of the home; three sons, Billy Dean Bates of Auxvasse, Mo., Bobby Gene Bates of Mokane, Mo., and Timothy Joe Bates of Mexico, Mo.; five sisters, Virginia Woods of Thayer, Edith Robinson of Thayer, Verbal Miller of Mexico, Mo., Edna Cloven of Mexico, Mo., and Oni Williams of Alton, Mo.; two brothers, Dallas Bates of Thayer and Clint Bates of Paris, Mo.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
George W. Glenn (03/24/06)
George W. Glenn, 89, formally of Cherokee Village, died March 6, 2006, at Lakeview Landing in Waterloo, Iowa. He was born May 15, 1916, in Norway, Iowa, son of J.C. and Viola James Glenn. He married Virginia A. Becker May 5, 1941 in Cascade, Iowa. George graduated from Norway High School...
Jessie Houch-Moore (03/24/06)
Jessie May Houch Moore, 88, of Joplin, Mo., formerly of Southwest City, Mo., died March 12, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., following an illness. She was born May 1, 1917, in Carrizo Springs, Texas, one of seven children, born to the late Marion Thomas and Emma Alberta Bolton Brown...
Junior Gene Henry (03/24/06)
Junior Gene Henry, died March 13, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Health Center in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 78. He was born Sept. 28, 1927, in Mountain View, Mo., the son of the late Roland and Mary Matilda Green Henry. He was well known in the field of law enforcement. He served as a deputy in Texas County for several years and also served as chief of police for the city of Thayer for 12 years...
Odis Gordon Combs (03/24/06)
Odis Gordon Combs, 72, of Myrtle, Mo., was born Jan. 17, 1934, in Myrtle, and died March 11, 2006, at his home. Survivors include one brother, Harold Combs of Brynn, Texas; one sister, Genevieve Crase of Salem, Ark.; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends...
Joann F. (Joni) Ryan (03/24/06)
~Born 1-2-1919 -- Died 3-8-2006 A memorial service for Joann F. (Joni) Ryan of Cherokee Village is scheduled to be held at the Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy on April 7 at 1 p.m. Rev. Stan Jagow will officiate.
James S. LaFollette (03/24/06)
James S. LaFollette, 82, of Cherokee Village, died March 17, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Aug. 10, 1923, in College Springs, Iowa, the son of O.N. LaFollette and Zora Williby LaFollette. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served during World War II. He was a retired educator, having served as an elementary school principal in Iowa before retiring and moving to Cherokee Village in 1979...
Felix Anthony Uilkie (03/24/06)
Felix Anthony Uilkie, 64, of Cherokee Village died March 13, 2006, at his residence. He was born June 5, 1941, in Roans Prairie, Texas, the son of John Paul Uilkie and Josephine Walkoviak Uilkie. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Vietnam War. He moved to Cherokee Village 22 years ago from Phoenix, Ariz. He was of the Catholic faith...
Cathy Dee Telford (03/24/06)
Cathy Dee Gamblin Telford, 47, of Hardy, died March 16, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was employed as an RN. Survivors include her mother, Fredamae Holden Gamblin, of Hardy; two sons, Joshua Telford of the U.S. Army and Jon Telford of Hardy...
Olen Pennington (03/24/06)
Olen Nathan Pennington, 87, of Thayer, died March 8, 2006, in Thayer. Pennington was born Jan. 2, 1919, in Arkansas. He was married to Marie and from this union three children, Carl, Gene and Mary were born. He later married Linda Frost in Idaho on Aug. 22, 1972. This union was blessed with one son, Paul...
Kevin Lamb (03/24/06)
Kevin Lamb, 39, died March 18, 2006. He was employed as a carpenter. He was the son of Jimmy Lamb and Tommie McGuirt Lamb of Cherokee Village. He is also survived by his daughters, Lindsey Lamb of Palestine, Ark., and Kylie Lamb of Stuttgart, Ark.; and a brother, Jimmy Lamb of Cherokee Village ...
Bobby Arnold Reef (03/24/06)
Bobby Arnold Reef, died March 17, 2006, at his home in Mt. Vernon, Ill., at the age of 77. He was born July 10, 1928, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Claremont and Flora Emma Guy Reef. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving his country during the Korean Conflict...
Norma Jane Hilton (03/24/06)
Norma Jane Hilton of Traskwood, Ark., formerly of Salem, was born Jan. 22, 1968, in Buffalo, N.Y., the daughter of Fay Lewllyn and Barbara Jean Hand Haskell. She died March 14, 2006, at Hot Springs, Ark., at the age of 38. She was a loving daughter and sister and spent her working years as a nurse...
Dr. Louis Campos (03/24/06)
Dr. Louis Campos, son of the late Luis Del Toro and Frances Geraci Campos was born Feb. 9, 1942, in New Orleans, La. He died March 16, 2006, at his home in Agnos, Ark., at the age of 64. He was a family physician at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock for over 20 years...
Marjorie E. Nicely (03/24/06)
Marjorie E. Nicely, 88, of Cherokee Village died at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center on March 16, 2006. She was born Sept. 13, 1917, in St. Joseph, Mo. She was a former resident of Hannibal, Mo., for 35 years and taught 25 years in their public school system...
Howard Gene Sisco (03/24/06)
Howard Gene Sisco, of Cherokee Village, was born June 30, 1934, in Alton, Mo., the son of Boone and Artie Bridges Sisco. He died March 7, 2006, at the age of 71. Survivors include one daughter, Debbie Eppes of Cherokee Village; three sons, Dennis Sisco and wife, Debbie, of Hardy; Clinton Sisco and wife Kathy, of Hardy; and Howard Sisco of Cherokee Village; one brother, Clifford Sisco of Alton, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and numerous other friends and relatives...
Neoma Abbott Gann (03/24/06)
Neoma Abbot Gann, of Walnut Ridge, Ark., was born June 4, 1918, in Oregon County, Mo., and died March 17, 2006, at the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital at the age of 87. Survivors include one son, Carl Ray Abbott of Arkansas; four granddaughters; seven grandsons; several nieces and nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Florence P. Cundiff (03/02/06)
Florence P. Cundiff, 86, a resident of the Ash Flat Nursing Center died Feb. 7, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born on Dec. 12, 1919, in Cable, Ill., the daughter of the late Timothy and Rachel Merrill McMahan. She was married to George R. Cundiff on April 2, 1939, in Peoria, Ill. He preceded her in death Sept. 5, 1990...
Joe Bill Tucker (03/02/06)
Joe Bill Tucker, 86, of Manila died Feb. 22, 2006, at his residence. Born in the Sandy Ridge Community, he was the son of the late Tony and Emily Grace Hoover Tucker and had been a long time Manila area resident where he owned and operated Tucker's Pool Room, a popular recreation center that was known for its food, most notably their chili cheeseburgers...
Thelma Mildred Armstrong (03/02/06)
Thelma Mildred Armstrong, 84, of Thayer, Mo., was born June 27, 1921, in Rock Springs, Wyo. She died Feb. 22, 2006, at her home. Survivors include two daughters, Vickie Bingham of Thayer and Amelia Gean McTee and husband, Ron, of Ogden, Utah; three sisters, Amelia Hnemia and husband, John, Claris Nellen and Hazel Overy all of Rock Springs, Wyo.; one brother-in-law, Steve Radosivich of Thayne, Wyo.; seven grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Alvin Joshua Murphy (03/02/06)
Alvin Joshua Murphy died Feb. 22, 2006, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 87. He was born May 18, 1918, in Fulton County, Ark., the son of the late Joseph Aaron and Bertha Mae Pendarvis Murphy. He was united in marriage May 3, 1938, in Oregon County, Mo. to Thelma Dickey...
Charles Mike Taylor (03/02/06)
Charles Michael Taylor was born May 7, 1954, in Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Jack C. Taylor and Julia Phelps Taylor. He died Feb. 20, 2006, in Springfield, Mo., at the of of 51. He was united in marriage July 20, 2002, in Fulton County to Donna Louise Johnson...
Sherman Lee Ables (03/02/06)
Sherman Lee Ables, age 59, of Ash Flat, died Feb. 19, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born April 6, 1946, at Evening Shade the son of the late Will Evans and Mary Marie Johnson Ables. He was the district superintendent for the Ash Flat district of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative, a reserve deputy for Sharp County for 16 years, a member of the Sharp County Mounted Search and Rescue, a member of Gee and Haw Saddle Club of Fulton County. ...
Lehman Manes Jr. (03/02/06)
Lehman Bruce Manes Jr., of Salem, son of the late Lehman Bruce and Nancy Carol (Albright) Manes, was born Jan. 26, 1923, in Camp, Ark. He died Feb. 18, 2006, in Salem at the age of 83. Lehman was united in marriage to Margaret Porter on Nov. 17, 1948, at Mammoth Spring, and to this union two sons were born...
Maudie Edwards Sharp (03/02/06)
Maudie Edwards Sharp, 96, of Evening Shade died Feb. 19, 2006, at a Batesville hospital. She was born Sept. 11, 1909, near Evening Shade, the daughter of the late Jefferson Davis Edwards and Emily Huckabee Edwards. She was a homemaker and farmer. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Evening Shade and the Women's Mission- ary Union. She was a Sunday school teacher for many years and lived in the Evening Shade area her entire life. She enjoyed cooking and liked to pick cotton...
William L. Miller Jr. (03/02/06)
A memorial celebration for the life of William Lee Miller Jr., will be held at Country Club Christian Church in Kansas City, Mo. March 10 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. George Gordon and Rev. Paul Diehl officiating. He was born in Mammoth Spring Dec. 27, 1926, and died Feb. 11, 2006, at Foxwood Springs Living Center in Raymore, Mo...
Julia Marilyn West (03/02/06)
Julia Marilyn West, 74, of Salem, daughter of the late Samuel and Clesta (Clanin) D'Camp, was born on July 30, 1931, in Brooklyn, Ill. She died Feb. 20, 2006, in Salem. She was united in marriage to James William West on Feb. 3, 1952, at Rushville, Ill. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Don Edward McVey (03/02/06)
Don Edward McVey of Salem, son of the late Aaron and Jane Foust McVey, was born on May 19, 1932, in Oxford, Ark. He died Feb. 19, 2006, at Salem, at the age of 73. McVey was united in marriage to Jo Beams in September 1955, in Austin, Texas. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War and was a past member of the Masonic Lodge. He was of the Methodist faith...
Juanita J. Campbell (03/02/06)
Juanita J. Campbell, 67, of Highland died Feb. 17, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born Feb. 2, 1939, in Elk City, Kan., the daughter of Emma Trotter Hodge and the late Victor B. Hodge. She worked many years as a secretary. She moved to Sharp County 14 years ago from California. She loved to travel and go to flea markets and she loved horses and the outdoors...
Hetty Elizabeth Wells (03/02/06)
Hetty Elizabeth Wells, 89, of Hardy died Feb. 21, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was the widow of the late Franklin Ray Wells, and was a member of the Full Gospel Church of Ozark Acres. Survivors include three sons, Floyd Green of Rushville, Ill., Wilson Hall and William Hall, both of Hardy; a half sister, Audrey Smith and a half brother, Dewey Ellis, both of Rogers, Ark.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren...
George Herman Coble (03/02/06)
George Herman Coble of Viola, son of the late William George Coble and Sallie Ann Carroll Coble, was born June 21, 1925, in Union, Ark. He died Feb. 18, 2006, at his home at the age of 80. He was united in marriage to Lillie Mae Montgomery on July 20, 1947, at Viola. To this union, five children were born...
Shirley Armstead (03/02/06)
Shirley Armstead, daughter of Zara Sutherland and the late Homer Blevins, was born Oct. 25, 1935, in Saddle, Ark. She was raised by her mother and the late Vick Jones. She died Feb. 24, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville at the age of 70...
Rev. Ellis Ray Martin (03/02/06)
Rev. Ellis Ray Martin, age 54, of Bartow, Fla., died Feb. 18, 2006, at Lakeland, Fla. He was born Dec. 7, 1951, at Batesville, Ark., the son of Clay Alva and Evelyn Morgan Martin. He was the pastor at the Bartow Church of God, was a Church of God minister for over 30 years and a former Church of God district overseer of the Wooster, Ohio, District...
Mildred Caldwel (03/16/06)
Mildred Caldwell, of Salem, daughter of the late Grover Caldwell and Etta Paden Caldwell, was born July 2, 1913, in Salem. She died March 6, 2006, at Rose Skilcare Nursing Home in Jonesboro at the age of 92. She was a 1931 graduate of Salem High School and went on to Arkansas State Teachers College in Conway. She taught 3rd grade at Salem Elementary for 35 years and was a life long member of the Methodist Church...
Opal Imogene Langston (03/16/06)
Opal Imogene Langston, of Heart, daughter of the late John Allen and Frankie Elizabeth (Mooney) Stroud, was born Aug. 22, 1930, in Peace Valley. She died on March 5, 2006, at Salem, at the age of 75 years. Opal was married to Boyce Edmond Langston on Sept. 20, 1952, at Salem, and to this union two children were born...
Linda Gail Kincade (03/16/06)
Linda Gail Kincade, 54, of Cherokee Village, died March 8, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Linda was born on Oct. 6, 1951, in Caraway, Ark., the daughter of Carl Bell and Marcella Burdette. She was currently the manager of the Cash Mart in Highland. Linda was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club and also of the Elks Club in Cherokee Village...
Virgil Edward Kent (03/16/06)
Virgil Edward Kent, 80, of Cherokee Village, died Feb. 25, 2006, at his home. He was born Aug. 2, 1925, in Marion, Ill., the son of Roland Kent and Eva Watson Kent. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy having served during World War II. He was retired from General Motors. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the local American Legion Post 346...
Fred J. Tandy (03/16/06)
Fred J. Tandy was born June 7, 1938, and died March 4, 2006, at his residence in Thayer. He served 15 years in the U.S. Navy, was a member of the Masons Lodge of Alton, and was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Survivors are his wife, Betty Tandy of Thayer; a son, Fred Tandy III of Thayer; two granddaughters, Heaven Leigh Tandy of Saucier, Miss., and Jaden Marie Bunch of West Plains, Mo...
Edward McFarren (03/16/06)
Edward Bernard McFarren, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, died March 7, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Jan. 1, 1931, in Chicago, Ill., the son of the late Edward Jay and Marguerite Alberta Newcom McFarren. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of the Methodist faith and the America Legion Post 344...
Bob Farris (03/16/06)
Bob Farris, 86, of Cave City died March 8, 2006, at the Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. He was born Feb. 27, 1920, at Myron, Ark., the son of the late John and Estel Tadlock Farris. He was retired from ConAgra in Batesville where he worked in the hatchery, and was a farmer...
Alfred Wayne McBroom (03/16/06)
Alfred Wayne McBroom, age 45, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 8, 2006, at his residence. McBroom served in the U.S. Navy. He was the son of Alfred McBroom of Brownsville, Tenn., and Ethel and step-father, Eugene Van Deman of Cherokee Village. Survivors include one sister, Diane McBroom of Rippley, Tenn., and two brothers, Tony Van Deman of Newark, Ark., and Carl Alfred McBroom Jr. of Dyersburg, Tenn.; and his parents...
Frances J. Adams (03/16/06)
Frances J. Adams, 77, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Ozark Acres, died March 10, 2006, at her home in Memphis. She was born Jan. 6, 1929, in Biloxi, Miss. She was a retired hostess at the Peabody Hotel, a retired beautician and senior com-panion for MIFA in Memphis...
Norma Fern Brown (03/16/06)
Norma Fern Brown, the daughter of the late Fletcher and Nora Spence Henry, was born Feb. 29, 1924, at Pomona, Mo. She died March 8, 2006, at the age of 82. On Oct. 25, 1950, she was married at Salem to Donald Lee Brown. They enjoyed 55 happy years together...
Wanda Billings (03/16/06)
Wanda Billings, 48, of Hardy, died March 10, 2006, at her residence. She was a auto body technician. She was the daughter of the late Benny Hawkins and the late Maggie Gregory Hawkins. She is also survived by her daughters, Amanda Spruell of Danville, Ill., and Heather Eaton of Memphis, Tenn.; one son, Jason Spruell of Hardy; three sisters, Lisa Short of Hardy, Patricia Gilmer of Hardy and Glenda Fruitt of Olive Branch, Miss.; and one brother, Bobby Hawkins of Plano, Texas...
Carl (Bill) Maxwell Jr. (03/16/06)
Carl William (Bill) Maxwell Jr., age 73, of Cherokee Village died March 7, 2006, in Batesville. He was born to the late Carl and Ethel (Irvin) Maxwell in San Diego, Calif. He was a registered nurse for 20 years in Little Rock at Doctor's Hospital. Carl is survived by his wife, Susan Maxwell of Cherokee Village; one son, Carl Maxwell, III of Santa Monica, Calif.; and daughter Linde Gilbert, of San Diego, Calif...
James John Vitko (03/09/06)
James John Vitko, age 74, of Ottumwa, Iowa, formerly of Hardy, died Feb. 21, 2006, at the Hospice House of Ottumwa. He was born Aug. 25, 1931, in Albia, Iowa to John F. and Mary Agnes (Stofko) Vitko. He married Ruth Ann Hayes on Jan. 21, 1963 in Indiana. Vitko graduated from Albia High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict...
Trinity Michelle Bourgeois (03/09/06)
Trinity Michelle Hecate Bourgeois, of Salem, daughter of Blane Lynn Bourgeois and Kristy Michelle Worthen was born Sept. 19, 2005, in West Plains, Mo. She died Feb. 28, 2006, at her home in Salem at the age of 5 months. She is survived by her parents, Kristy Worthen of Salem and Blane Bourgeois of Salem; maternal grandmother, Mary Worthen of Salem; paternal grandparents, Travis and Nell Bourgeois of Salem; and other relatives and friends...
Harlen Haughn (03/09/06)
Harlen Haughn, son of the late Joe M. Haughn and Laura R. Foster Haughn, was born Dec. 2, 1915, in Elizabeth, Ark. He died Feb. 23, 2006, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 90 years. He was united in marriage on Nov. 17, 1944, in Salem, Ark., to Culen Faye Stokes...
Neva Ida Martin (03/09/06)
Neva Ida Martin died March 1, 2006, at her home in Thayer at the age of 87. She was born Feb. 28, 1919, in Myrtle, Mo., to the late Bloomer and Ora Ida (Crass) Clark. Survivors include her husband, Lewis of the home in Thayer; three sons, Bill Martin and wife, Ellen, of Thayer, Jerry Martin and wife, Jill, of Springfield, Mo., and James Martin and wife, Sharon, of Thayer; 11 grandchildren, Mark Martin and wife, Monica, of Thayer, Scott Martin and wife, Allison, of Springfield, David Martin Letsch and Zach Martin and wife, Marah, both of Springfield, Chase Woodiel and husband, Jon, of Fair Grove, Mo., Brian Martin and wife, Brenda, of Thayer, Jennifer Agnew and husband, Tony, of Springfield, Amy Martin and Andy Martin, both of Thayer, Matt Martin of Lenoir City, Tenn., and Ben Martin of Thayer; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Frank Clark of Granite City Ill.; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Barbara Baker (03/09/06)
Barbara Jeannette Baker, age 54, of Hardy died March 1, 2006, at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born April 27, 1951, in Terre Haute, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Bill Creed and Bonnie June Cummings Stovall. Baker was a retired truck driver and a member of the First Baptist Church since 1964...
Jimmy D. McLeskey (03/09/06)
Jimmy D. McLeskey, 70, of Elizabeth, Ark., died Feb. 26, 2006, at his daughter's home in Jonesboro. Born in Piggott, he moved to Jonesboro in 1964, and moved to Elizabeth about five years ago. He was a building contractor and a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church. He loved his church and also loved fishing...
Johnnie L. Spurlock (03/09/06)
Johnnie L. Spurlock 66, of Evening Shade, died March 4, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 25, 1939, at Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of the late John Ulman and Opha Wolfe. She retired from the Bank of Cave City and was a member of the Main Street Church of Christ at Evening Shade...
Doyle S. Bonds Jr. (03/09/06)
Doyle S. Bonds Jr. , "Sandy," 61, of Springfield, Mo., died Feb. 27, 2006, with his wife, Mary and family at his side. He was born April 18, 1944, in Little Rock the son of Doyle and Rosie Bonds. He grew up in Mammoth Spring and graduated from Mammoth Spring High School in 1962. Shortly after graduation, he moved to St. Louis where he met and married his wife, Mary, and began a lifelong career with the Frisco Railroad...
Winifred A. McCormick (03/09/06)
Winifred A. (Ballash) McCor- mick (nee Waterson, 72, of Newbury, Ohio, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Feb. 25, 2006, at Holly Hill Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 18, 1933 in Baltimore, Md. McCormick was a lifetime member of Nottingham United Methodist Church. She loved singing and was active as a member of the church choir and bell choir. She was faithful to her Christian beliefs and loved the outdoors and enjoyed walking and sports...
Anton "Tony" Luebken (03/09/06)
Anton "Tony" Luebken, 90, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 23, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Luebken was born Aug. 7, 1915 , in Hanover, Kan., the son of August and Ella Luebken. He was united in marriage to Maxine Chapman on June 2, 1937...
Robert Dale Nicholson (03/09/06)
Robert Dale Nicholson, 84, of Ash Flat died Feb. 24, 2006, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born June 2, 1921, in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Claude Elwood Nicholson and Nellie Mae Musselman Nicholson. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II...
Charles Taylor Jr. (03/09/06)
Charges Taylor Jr., died March 1, 2006, at St. Anthony Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. at the age of 68. He was born Sept. 23, 1937, in Alton, the son of the late Charlie and Mildred Edwards Taylor. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam War...
Thomas Ray Corp Jr. (Bub) (03/09/06)
Thomas Ray Corp Jr. (Bub), 30, of Hardy died Feb. 26, 2006, at Myrtle, Mo. He was born June 30, 1975, in Pocahontas, Ark. He was a lover of life and and had a smile for everyone. Corp's greatest love was his family. Corp was a tree trimmer for Davis Tree Service. He lived in the Hardy area with his brother, Timmy. He graduated from Highland High School in 1994, then attended Tulsa Welding School in Tulsa, Okla., becoming a certified welder...
Lloyd E. Johnson (03/09/06)
Lloyd E. Johnson, age 86, of Ozark Acres, formerly of Rockford, Ill., died March 2, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born Oct. 20, 1919, in St. James, Minn., the son of the late Arthur H. and Albertina Carlson Johnson. He was united in marriage on Jan. 10, 1945, in St. James to the former Eleanor Clarisa Erickson, who preceded him in death on Aug. 23, 1995. He was a self-employed salvager for 50 years in Rockford, Ill., and the Hardy area...
Cheryl Ann Swisher (03/09/06)
Cheryl Ann Wetzel Swisher, 56, of Philadelphia, Mo., died Feb. 27, 2006, at home surrounded by her loved ones. Swisher was born March 25, 1949, in Oregon County, Mo., the daughter of Ralph and Jane Hoyt Wetzel. She was joined in marriage to Joe Swisher on Aug. 29, 1970, at Marshall, Mo...
Cecil Allen Ralston (03/09/06)
Cecil Allen Ralston, 50, died Feb. 28, 2006, at his home in Scottsville, Ky. The Mammoth Spring native was an employee of General Motors for 25 years and was a member of UW Local 2164. He was a son of the late Thomas C. Ralston and Bonnie L. Blankenship Ralston...
Susan Jane Sheets (03/09/06)
Susan Jane Sheets, 67, of Thomasville, Mo., was born Oct. 15, 1938, in West Plains, Mo., and died Feb. 28, 2006, in Columbia, Mo. On March 15, 1957, she was united in marriage to Calvin Roy Sheets in Mammoth Spring. He survives. They raised their daughters in Thayer and after retirement moved to her family farm in Thomasville...
Auvy Christene Sanderson (03/09/06)
Auvy Christene Payne Sanderson, of Salem, daughter of the late Joe Wheeler and Nina Etta Carroll Payne, was born Dec. 23, 1908, in Temple, Okla. She died March 1, 2006, at Salem at the age of 97. Auvy was united in marriage to Jesse James Sanderson on Sept. 27, 1928, at Wheeling, Ark., and to this union two sons were born...
Orvis Glinn "OG" Tyree (03/09/06)
Orvis Glinn "OG" Tyree, 84, of Mountain Home died Feb. 18, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was born July 10, 1921, at Elizabeth to William Rose and Carrie Arizona (Howland) Tyree. He served in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant j.g. during World War II in the Pacific Theater and later worked as a teacher in Salem and Clover Bend, Ark., and in California and Illinois, and was a manager for North Arkansas Electric Cooperative in the mid 1950s...
Virgie "Granny" Copeland (03/30/06)
Virgie Marie "Granny" Copeland, daughter of the late James Thomas Jefferson Copeland and Nora Lavada Miller Copeland, was born March 18, 1928, in Allen Reed, Texas. She died March 19, 2006, in Batesville at the age of 78. She was united in marriage to Sylvester Leon Gulley and to this union two children were born...
Sue Phipps (03/30/06)
Sue Phipps, died March 20, 2006, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 50. She was born May 6, 1955, in Mammoth Spring to Roscoe and the late Mariom Virginia Carter Vaughn. She was a homemaker and a member of the Midway Pentecostal Church in Thayer...
Minnie "Rernice" Rudd (03/30/06)
Minnie "Rernice" Rudd, 45, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Bentonville, Ark., died March 18, 2006, in Fulton County Hospital in Salem, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born Aug. 21, 1960, in Hayti, Mo., to Tendel and Ellie Junior. She worked for Wal-Mart home office for seven years. She was of the Church of God faith. She was married in Double Springs, Ala., to Roy D. Rudd on June 16, 1975...
Dale Benton (03/30/06)
Dale Benton, son of Carroll Benton and Tracy Lee Cooper Benton, was born Jan. 31, 1942, in Sedalia, Mo. He died March 23, 2006, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 64 years. Benton married Helen Louise Gilbreath on June 25, 1960, at Mammoth Spring and to this union three children were born. Benton worked for the Fulton County Water Department for many years and was a member of the Heart Church of Christ...
Wilma Utherta Stephens (03/30/06)
Wilma Utherta Stephens, 78, of Hoisington, Kan., died March 17, 2006. She was born Oct. 23, 1927, in Elm Store, Ark., the daughter of Della Hall Mitchell and Everett Mitchell. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her mother, Della Mitchell of Hoisington; a brother, Larry Dean Mitchell of San Antonio, Texas; a sister, Doris (Robert) Simmons of Hoisington; and a sister-in-law, Patricia Mitchell of Myrtle, Mo...
Mrs. Vesta Sue Wiles (03/30/06)
Mrs. Vesta Sue Wiles, 75, of Highland died March 23, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She is survived by her sons, Charles (Chuck) and Sheila Wiles of Highland, and Billy Ray and Prudy Jones of Highland; two granddaughters, Gera Lynn Jones and Shelby Nicole Wiles; sisters, Ruby Jackson of Hardy and Joann Bither of Cherokee Village; and two brothers, J.V. Ellis of Ash Flat and Gene Ellis of Plano, Texas...
Jessie Houck-Moore (03/30/06)
Jessie May Houck Moore, 88, of Joplin, Mo., formerly of Southwest City, Mo., died March 12, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., following an illness. She was born May 1, 1917, in Carrizo Springs, Texas, one of seven children, born to the late Marion Thomas and Emma Alberta Bolton Brown...
Duane Harber (03/30/06)
Duane Harber of Salem, son of the late Robert Luther Harbor and Opal Gault Harber, was born Dec. 31, 1928, in Wiseman, Ark. He died March 24, 2006, at his home at the age of 77. He was united in marriage to Margrette Farr on June 6, 1953, In Liberal, Kan. To this union, two sons were born...
Edward "Pete" William Wirth Jr. (03/30/06)
Ed "Pete" Wirth, son of Edward William Wirth Sr. and Zula Green Baker, died March 22, 2006, in Leavenworth Va. Wirth was born Jan. 31, 1935, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He spent most of his life in the Kansas City and surrounding areas. He traveled frequently in search of quality antiques, coins and jewelry for his business, Wirth Quality Coin and Precious Metal Company. Wirth was an expert in his field and maintained passion for his love of coins and antiques until his death...
Mary Lavaughn King Norris (03/30/06)
Mary Lavaughn King Norris of Salem, daughter of the late Harry Lee and Harriet Jane (Milligan) Shatsar, was born March 24, 1922, in Alicia, Ark. She died March 23, 2006, at the age of 83. She married Marcus King Oct. 12, 1938, at Rings Chapel, Ark., and later married Otho Norris in November 1978, at Salem. She was a member of Salem First Baptist Church, Order of Eastern Star, Salem Lodge 521, and Sorosis Club. She was Business Person of the Year in 1993 and taught Sunday school for many years...
Bobby Eugene Russell (03/30/06)
Bobby Eugene Russell, age 59, died March 19, 2006, at his home in West Plains, Mo. He was born Oct. 16, 1946, in Brandsville, Mo. Survivors include one sister, Janie Laura of Scott City, Kan.; three brothers, James Allen Russell of West Plains, Lynn Ray Russell of Brandsville, Mo., and Jimmy David Russell of West Plains; a special friend, Treena Harris of West Plains; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Roy Theodore McNeese (03/30/06)
Roy Theodore McNeese died March 21, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer at the age 76. He was born July 10, 1929, in Russellville, Ark., the son of the late Roy and Amie M. Turkins McNeese. He was a proud veteran, having served his country during World War II in the United States Marine Corps aboard the US Princeton...
Evelyn Irene Hatfield (03/30/06)
Evelyn Irene Hatfield died March 24, 2006, at National Health Care in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 84. She was born Sept. 2, 1921, in Koshkonog to the late Grover F. and Bessie (Guy) Stith. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, James and Floyd Stith; and one sister, Thelma Pressley...
Billy Preston Hensley (03/30/06)
Billy Preston Hensley, 82, died March 18, 2006, in a hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. Services were held March 25 at D.W. Newcomer's Sons White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Kansas City, Mo. Military Commitment Service took place immediately after the funeral at East Slope Cemetery in Riverside, Mo...
Marjorie E. Nicely (03/24/06)
Marjorie E. Nicely, 88, of Cherokee Village died at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center on March 16, 2006. She was born Sept. 13, 1917, in St. Joseph, Mo. She was a former resident of Hannibal, Mo., for 35 years and taught 25 years in their public school system...
Neoma Abbott Gann (03/24/06)
Neoma Abbot Gann, of Walnut Ridge, Ark., was born June 4, 1918, in Oregon County, Mo., and died March 17, 2006, at the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital at the age of 87. Survivors include one son, Carl Ray Abbott of Arkansas; four granddaughters; seven grandsons; several nieces and nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Kevin Lamb (03/24/06)
Kevin Lamb, 39, died March 18, 2006. He was employed as a carpenter. He was the son of Jimmy Lamb and Tommie McGuirt Lamb of Cherokee Village. He is also survived by his daughters, Lindsey Lamb of Palestine, Ark., and Kylie Lamb of Stuttgart, Ark.; and a brother, Jimmy Lamb of Cherokee Village ...
Dr. Louis Campos (03/24/06)
Dr. Louis Campos, son of the late Luis Del Toro and Frances Geraci Campos was born Feb. 9, 1942, in New Orleans, La. He died March 16, 2006, at his home in Agnos, Ark., at the age of 64. He was a family physician at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock for over 20 years...
Howard Gene Sisco (03/24/06)
Howard Gene Sisco, of Cherokee Village, was born June 30, 1934, in Alton, Mo., the son of Boone and Artie Bridges Sisco. He died March 7, 2006, at the age of 71. Survivors include one daughter, Debbie Eppes of Cherokee Village; three sons, Dennis Sisco and wife, Debbie, of Hardy; Clinton Sisco and wife Kathy, of Hardy; and Howard Sisco of Cherokee Village; one brother, Clifford Sisco of Alton, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and numerous other friends and relatives...
Norma Jane Hilton (03/24/06)
Norma Jane Hilton of Traskwood, Ark., formerly of Salem, was born Jan. 22, 1968, in Buffalo, N.Y., the daughter of Fay Lewllyn and Barbara Jean Hand Haskell. She died March 14, 2006, at Hot Springs, Ark., at the age of 38. She was a loving daughter and sister and spent her working years as a nurse...
Junior Gene Henry (03/24/06)
Junior Gene Henry, died March 13, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Health Center in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 78. He was born Sept. 28, 1927, in Mountain View, Mo., the son of the late Roland and Mary Matilda Green Henry. He was well known in the field of law enforcement. He served as a deputy in Texas County for several years and also served as chief of police for the city of Thayer for 12 years...
Jessie Houch-Moore (03/24/06)
Jessie May Houch Moore, 88, of Joplin, Mo., formerly of Southwest City, Mo., died March 12, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., following an illness. She was born May 1, 1917, in Carrizo Springs, Texas, one of seven children, born to the late Marion Thomas and Emma Alberta Bolton Brown...
George W. Glenn (03/24/06)
George W. Glenn, 89, formally of Cherokee Village, died March 6, 2006, at Lakeview Landing in Waterloo, Iowa. He was born May 15, 1916, in Norway, Iowa, son of J.C. and Viola James Glenn. He married Virginia A. Becker May 5, 1941 in Cascade, Iowa. George graduated from Norway High School...
D.C. "Doc" Hensley (03/24/06)
D.C. "Doc" Hensley, 85, of Carlsbad, N.M., died Feb. 22, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center. A memorial service was held Feb. 25 at Denton-Funchess Funeral Home Chapel with Anthony Bryant of Fox and Lake Church of Christ officiating. Hensley was born Aug. ...
Brett Douglas Kellett (03/24/06)
Brett Douglas Kellett, died March 13, 2006, in Memphis, Tenn., at the age of 38. He was born Aug. 15, 1967, in Fredericktown, Mo., to Larry D. and Joan O. Williams Kellett. He was a talented musician and enjoyed theater and theatrical performances. He was married to Melissa Barringer...
Joann F. (Joni) Ryan (03/24/06)
~Born 1-2-1919 -- Died 3-8-2006 A memorial service for Joann F. (Joni) Ryan of Cherokee Village is scheduled to be held at the Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy on April 7 at 1 p.m. Rev. Stan Jagow will officiate.
James S. LaFollette (03/24/06)
James S. LaFollette, 82, of Cherokee Village, died March 17, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Aug. 10, 1923, in College Springs, Iowa, the son of O.N. LaFollette and Zora Williby LaFollette. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served during World War II. He was a retired educator, having served as an elementary school principal in Iowa before retiring and moving to Cherokee Village in 1979...
Felix Anthony Uilkie (03/24/06)
Felix Anthony Uilkie, 64, of Cherokee Village died March 13, 2006, at his residence. He was born June 5, 1941, in Roans Prairie, Texas, the son of John Paul Uilkie and Josephine Walkoviak Uilkie. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Vietnam War. He moved to Cherokee Village 22 years ago from Phoenix, Ariz. He was of the Catholic faith...
Cathy Dee Telford (03/24/06)
Cathy Dee Gamblin Telford, 47, of Hardy, died March 16, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was employed as an RN. Survivors include her mother, Fredamae Holden Gamblin, of Hardy; two sons, Joshua Telford of the U.S. Army and Jon Telford of Hardy...
Olen Pennington (03/24/06)
Olen Nathan Pennington, 87, of Thayer, died March 8, 2006, in Thayer. Pennington was born Jan. 2, 1919, in Arkansas. He was married to Marie and from this union three children, Carl, Gene and Mary were born. He later married Linda Frost in Idaho on Aug. 22, 1972. This union was blessed with one son, Paul...
Tommy Joe Bates (03/24/06)
Tommy Joe Bates, of Mexico, Mo., was born June 8, 1928, in Couch, Mo., the son of Edward and Emmer Bennett Bates. He died March 3, 2006, at the age of 77. Survivors include his wife, Martha Ann Bates of the home; three sons, Billy Dean Bates of Auxvasse, Mo., Bobby Gene Bates of Mokane, Mo., and Timothy Joe Bates of Mexico, Mo.; five sisters, Virginia Woods of Thayer, Edith Robinson of Thayer, Verbal Miller of Mexico, Mo., Edna Cloven of Mexico, Mo., and Oni Williams of Alton, Mo.; two brothers, Dallas Bates of Thayer and Clint Bates of Paris, Mo.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Odis Gordon Combs (03/24/06)
Odis Gordon Combs, 72, of Myrtle, Mo., was born Jan. 17, 1934, in Myrtle, and died March 11, 2006, at his home. Survivors include one brother, Harold Combs of Brynn, Texas; one sister, Genevieve Crase of Salem, Ark.; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends...
Bobby Arnold Reef (03/24/06)
Bobby Arnold Reef, died March 17, 2006, at his home in Mt. Vernon, Ill., at the age of 77. He was born July 10, 1928, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Claremont and Flora Emma Guy Reef. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving his country during the Korean Conflict...
Juanita J. Campbell (03/02/06)
Juanita J. Campbell, 67, of Highland died Feb. 17, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born Feb. 2, 1939, in Elk City, Kan., the daughter of Emma Trotter Hodge and the late Victor B. Hodge. She worked many years as a secretary. She moved to Sharp County 14 years ago from California. She loved to travel and go to flea markets and she loved horses and the outdoors...
Don Edward McVey (03/02/06)
Don Edward McVey of Salem, son of the late Aaron and Jane Foust McVey, was born on May 19, 1932, in Oxford, Ark. He died Feb. 19, 2006, at Salem, at the age of 73. McVey was united in marriage to Jo Beams in September 1955, in Austin, Texas. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War and was a past member of the Masonic Lodge. He was of the Methodist faith...
Charles Mike Taylor (03/02/06)
Charles Michael Taylor was born May 7, 1954, in Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Jack C. Taylor and Julia Phelps Taylor. He died Feb. 20, 2006, in Springfield, Mo., at the of of 51. He was united in marriage July 20, 2002, in Fulton County to Donna Louise Johnson...
Rev. Ellis Ray Martin (03/02/06)
Rev. Ellis Ray Martin, age 54, of Bartow, Fla., died Feb. 18, 2006, at Lakeland, Fla. He was born Dec. 7, 1951, at Batesville, Ark., the son of Clay Alva and Evelyn Morgan Martin. He was the pastor at the Bartow Church of God, was a Church of God minister for over 30 years and a former Church of God district overseer of the Wooster, Ohio, District...
Shirley Armstead (03/02/06)
Shirley Armstead, daughter of Zara Sutherland and the late Homer Blevins, was born Oct. 25, 1935, in Saddle, Ark. She was raised by her mother and the late Vick Jones. She died Feb. 24, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville at the age of 70...
George Herman Coble (03/02/06)
George Herman Coble of Viola, son of the late William George Coble and Sallie Ann Carroll Coble, was born June 21, 1925, in Union, Ark. He died Feb. 18, 2006, at his home at the age of 80. He was united in marriage to Lillie Mae Montgomery on July 20, 1947, at Viola. To this union, five children were born...
Maudie Edwards Sharp (03/02/06)
Maudie Edwards Sharp, 96, of Evening Shade died Feb. 19, 2006, at a Batesville hospital. She was born Sept. 11, 1909, near Evening Shade, the daughter of the late Jefferson Davis Edwards and Emily Huckabee Edwards. She was a homemaker and farmer. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Evening Shade and the Women's Mission- ary Union. She was a Sunday school teacher for many years and lived in the Evening Shade area her entire life. She enjoyed cooking and liked to pick cotton...
Joe Bill Tucker (03/02/06)
Joe Bill Tucker, 86, of Manila died Feb. 22, 2006, at his residence. Born in the Sandy Ridge Community, he was the son of the late Tony and Emily Grace Hoover Tucker and had been a long time Manila area resident where he owned and operated Tucker's Pool Room, a popular recreation center that was known for its food, most notably their chili cheeseburgers...
Thelma Mildred Armstrong (03/02/06)
Thelma Mildred Armstrong, 84, of Thayer, Mo., was born June 27, 1921, in Rock Springs, Wyo. She died Feb. 22, 2006, at her home. Survivors include two daughters, Vickie Bingham of Thayer and Amelia Gean McTee and husband, Ron, of Ogden, Utah; three sisters, Amelia Hnemia and husband, John, Claris Nellen and Hazel Overy all of Rock Springs, Wyo.; one brother-in-law, Steve Radosivich of Thayne, Wyo.; seven grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Julia Marilyn West (03/02/06)
Julia Marilyn West, 74, of Salem, daughter of the late Samuel and Clesta (Clanin) D'Camp, was born on July 30, 1931, in Brooklyn, Ill. She died Feb. 20, 2006, in Salem. She was united in marriage to James William West on Feb. 3, 1952, at Rushville, Ill. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
William L. Miller Jr. (03/02/06)
A memorial celebration for the life of William Lee Miller Jr., will be held at Country Club Christian Church in Kansas City, Mo. March 10 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. George Gordon and Rev. Paul Diehl officiating. He was born in Mammoth Spring Dec. 27, 1926, and died Feb. 11, 2006, at Foxwood Springs Living Center in Raymore, Mo...
Hetty Elizabeth Wells (03/02/06)
Hetty Elizabeth Wells, 89, of Hardy died Feb. 21, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was the widow of the late Franklin Ray Wells, and was a member of the Full Gospel Church of Ozark Acres. Survivors include three sons, Floyd Green of Rushville, Ill., Wilson Hall and William Hall, both of Hardy; a half sister, Audrey Smith and a half brother, Dewey Ellis, both of Rogers, Ark.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren...
Lehman Manes Jr. (03/02/06)
Lehman Bruce Manes Jr., of Salem, son of the late Lehman Bruce and Nancy Carol (Albright) Manes, was born Jan. 26, 1923, in Camp, Ark. He died Feb. 18, 2006, in Salem at the age of 83. Lehman was united in marriage to Margaret Porter on Nov. 17, 1948, at Mammoth Spring, and to this union two sons were born...
Sherman Lee Ables (03/02/06)
Sherman Lee Ables, age 59, of Ash Flat, died Feb. 19, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born April 6, 1946, at Evening Shade the son of the late Will Evans and Mary Marie Johnson Ables. He was the district superintendent for the Ash Flat district of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative, a reserve deputy for Sharp County for 16 years, a member of the Sharp County Mounted Search and Rescue, a member of Gee and Haw Saddle Club of Fulton County. ...
Florence P. Cundiff (03/02/06)
Florence P. Cundiff, 86, a resident of the Ash Flat Nursing Center died Feb. 7, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born on Dec. 12, 1919, in Cable, Ill., the daughter of the late Timothy and Rachel Merrill McMahan. She was married to George R. Cundiff on April 2, 1939, in Peoria, Ill. He preceded her in death Sept. 5, 1990...
Alvin Joshua Murphy (03/02/06)
Alvin Joshua Murphy died Feb. 22, 2006, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 87. He was born May 18, 1918, in Fulton County, Ark., the son of the late Joseph Aaron and Bertha Mae Pendarvis Murphy. He was united in marriage May 3, 1938, in Oregon County, Mo. to Thelma Dickey...
Carl (Bill) Maxwell Jr. (03/16/06)
Carl William (Bill) Maxwell Jr., age 73, of Cherokee Village died March 7, 2006, in Batesville. He was born to the late Carl and Ethel (Irvin) Maxwell in San Diego, Calif. He was a registered nurse for 20 years in Little Rock at Doctor's Hospital. Carl is survived by his wife, Susan Maxwell of Cherokee Village; one son, Carl Maxwell, III of Santa Monica, Calif.; and daughter Linde Gilbert, of San Diego, Calif...
Linda Gail Kincade (03/16/06)
Linda Gail Kincade, 54, of Cherokee Village, died March 8, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Linda was born on Oct. 6, 1951, in Caraway, Ark., the daughter of Carl Bell and Marcella Burdette. She was currently the manager of the Cash Mart in Highland. Linda was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club and also of the Elks Club in Cherokee Village...
Wanda Billings (03/16/06)
Wanda Billings, 48, of Hardy, died March 10, 2006, at her residence. She was a auto body technician. She was the daughter of the late Benny Hawkins and the late Maggie Gregory Hawkins. She is also survived by her daughters, Amanda Spruell of Danville, Ill., and Heather Eaton of Memphis, Tenn.; one son, Jason Spruell of Hardy; three sisters, Lisa Short of Hardy, Patricia Gilmer of Hardy and Glenda Fruitt of Olive Branch, Miss.; and one brother, Bobby Hawkins of Plano, Texas...
Frances J. Adams (03/16/06)
Frances J. Adams, 77, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Ozark Acres, died March 10, 2006, at her home in Memphis. She was born Jan. 6, 1929, in Biloxi, Miss. She was a retired hostess at the Peabody Hotel, a retired beautician and senior com-panion for MIFA in Memphis...
Fred J. Tandy (03/16/06)
Fred J. Tandy was born June 7, 1938, and died March 4, 2006, at his residence in Thayer. He served 15 years in the U.S. Navy, was a member of the Masons Lodge of Alton, and was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Survivors are his wife, Betty Tandy of Thayer; a son, Fred Tandy III of Thayer; two granddaughters, Heaven Leigh Tandy of Saucier, Miss., and Jaden Marie Bunch of West Plains, Mo...
Bob Farris (03/16/06)
Bob Farris, 86, of Cave City died March 8, 2006, at the Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. He was born Feb. 27, 1920, at Myron, Ark., the son of the late John and Estel Tadlock Farris. He was retired from ConAgra in Batesville where he worked in the hatchery, and was a farmer...
Virgil Edward Kent (03/16/06)
Virgil Edward Kent, 80, of Cherokee Village, died Feb. 25, 2006, at his home. He was born Aug. 2, 1925, in Marion, Ill., the son of Roland Kent and Eva Watson Kent. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy having served during World War II. He was retired from General Motors. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the local American Legion Post 346...
Alfred Wayne McBroom (03/16/06)
Alfred Wayne McBroom, age 45, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 8, 2006, at his residence. McBroom served in the U.S. Navy. He was the son of Alfred McBroom of Brownsville, Tenn., and Ethel and step-father, Eugene Van Deman of Cherokee Village. Survivors include one sister, Diane McBroom of Rippley, Tenn., and two brothers, Tony Van Deman of Newark, Ark., and Carl Alfred McBroom Jr. of Dyersburg, Tenn.; and his parents...
Mildred Caldwel (03/16/06)
Mildred Caldwell, of Salem, daughter of the late Grover Caldwell and Etta Paden Caldwell, was born July 2, 1913, in Salem. She died March 6, 2006, at Rose Skilcare Nursing Home in Jonesboro at the age of 92. She was a 1931 graduate of Salem High School and went on to Arkansas State Teachers College in Conway. She taught 3rd grade at Salem Elementary for 35 years and was a life long member of the Methodist Church...
Opal Imogene Langston (03/16/06)
Opal Imogene Langston, of Heart, daughter of the late John Allen and Frankie Elizabeth (Mooney) Stroud, was born Aug. 22, 1930, in Peace Valley. She died on March 5, 2006, at Salem, at the age of 75 years. Opal was married to Boyce Edmond Langston on Sept. 20, 1952, at Salem, and to this union two children were born...
Norma Fern Brown (03/16/06)
Norma Fern Brown, the daughter of the late Fletcher and Nora Spence Henry, was born Feb. 29, 1924, at Pomona, Mo. She died March 8, 2006, at the age of 82. On Oct. 25, 1950, she was married at Salem to Donald Lee Brown. They enjoyed 55 happy years together...
Edward McFarren (03/16/06)
Edward Bernard McFarren, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, died March 7, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Jan. 1, 1931, in Chicago, Ill., the son of the late Edward Jay and Marguerite Alberta Newcom McFarren. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of the Methodist faith and the America Legion Post 344...
Anton "Tony" Luebken (03/09/06)
Anton "Tony" Luebken, 90, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 23, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Luebken was born Aug. 7, 1915 , in Hanover, Kan., the son of August and Ella Luebken. He was united in marriage to Maxine Chapman on June 2, 1937...
Susan Jane Sheets (03/09/06)
Susan Jane Sheets, 67, of Thomasville, Mo., was born Oct. 15, 1938, in West Plains, Mo., and died Feb. 28, 2006, in Columbia, Mo. On March 15, 1957, she was united in marriage to Calvin Roy Sheets in Mammoth Spring. He survives. They raised their daughters in Thayer and after retirement moved to her family farm in Thomasville...
Cecil Allen Ralston (03/09/06)
Cecil Allen Ralston, 50, died Feb. 28, 2006, at his home in Scottsville, Ky. The Mammoth Spring native was an employee of General Motors for 25 years and was a member of UW Local 2164. He was a son of the late Thomas C. Ralston and Bonnie L. Blankenship Ralston...
Lloyd E. Johnson (03/09/06)
Lloyd E. Johnson, age 86, of Ozark Acres, formerly of Rockford, Ill., died March 2, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born Oct. 20, 1919, in St. James, Minn., the son of the late Arthur H. and Albertina Carlson Johnson. He was united in marriage on Jan. 10, 1945, in St. James to the former Eleanor Clarisa Erickson, who preceded him in death on Aug. 23, 1995. He was a self-employed salvager for 50 years in Rockford, Ill., and the Hardy area...
Thomas Ray Corp Jr. (Bub) (03/09/06)
Thomas Ray Corp Jr. (Bub), 30, of Hardy died Feb. 26, 2006, at Myrtle, Mo. He was born June 30, 1975, in Pocahontas, Ark. He was a lover of life and and had a smile for everyone. Corp's greatest love was his family. Corp was a tree trimmer for Davis Tree Service. He lived in the Hardy area with his brother, Timmy. He graduated from Highland High School in 1994, then attended Tulsa Welding School in Tulsa, Okla., becoming a certified welder...
Charles Taylor Jr. (03/09/06)
Charges Taylor Jr., died March 1, 2006, at St. Anthony Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. at the age of 68. He was born Sept. 23, 1937, in Alton, the son of the late Charlie and Mildred Edwards Taylor. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam War...
Robert Dale Nicholson (03/09/06)
Robert Dale Nicholson, 84, of Ash Flat died Feb. 24, 2006, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born June 2, 1921, in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Claude Elwood Nicholson and Nellie Mae Musselman Nicholson. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II...
Auvy Christene Sanderson (03/09/06)
Auvy Christene Payne Sanderson, of Salem, daughter of the late Joe Wheeler and Nina Etta Carroll Payne, was born Dec. 23, 1908, in Temple, Okla. She died March 1, 2006, at Salem at the age of 97. Auvy was united in marriage to Jesse James Sanderson on Sept. 27, 1928, at Wheeling, Ark., and to this union two sons were born...
Johnnie L. Spurlock (03/09/06)
Johnnie L. Spurlock 66, of Evening Shade, died March 4, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 25, 1939, at Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of the late John Ulman and Opha Wolfe. She retired from the Bank of Cave City and was a member of the Main Street Church of Christ at Evening Shade...
Orvis Glinn "OG" Tyree (03/09/06)
Orvis Glinn "OG" Tyree, 84, of Mountain Home died Feb. 18, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was born July 10, 1921, at Elizabeth to William Rose and Carrie Arizona (Howland) Tyree. He served in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant j.g. during World War II in the Pacific Theater and later worked as a teacher in Salem and Clover Bend, Ark., and in California and Illinois, and was a manager for North Arkansas Electric Cooperative in the mid 1950s...
Cheryl Ann Swisher (03/09/06)
Cheryl Ann Wetzel Swisher, 56, of Philadelphia, Mo., died Feb. 27, 2006, at home surrounded by her loved ones. Swisher was born March 25, 1949, in Oregon County, Mo., the daughter of Ralph and Jane Hoyt Wetzel. She was joined in marriage to Joe Swisher on Aug. 29, 1970, at Marshall, Mo...
Jimmy D. McLeskey (03/09/06)
Jimmy D. McLeskey, 70, of Elizabeth, Ark., died Feb. 26, 2006, at his daughter's home in Jonesboro. Born in Piggott, he moved to Jonesboro in 1964, and moved to Elizabeth about five years ago. He was a building contractor and a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church. He loved his church and also loved fishing...
Barbara Baker (03/09/06)
Barbara Jeannette Baker, age 54, of Hardy died March 1, 2006, at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born April 27, 1951, in Terre Haute, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Bill Creed and Bonnie June Cummings Stovall. Baker was a retired truck driver and a member of the First Baptist Church since 1964...
Neva Ida Martin (03/09/06)
Neva Ida Martin died March 1, 2006, at her home in Thayer at the age of 87. She was born Feb. 28, 1919, in Myrtle, Mo., to the late Bloomer and Ora Ida (Crass) Clark. Survivors include her husband, Lewis of the home in Thayer; three sons, Bill Martin and wife, Ellen, of Thayer, Jerry Martin and wife, Jill, of Springfield, Mo., and James Martin and wife, Sharon, of Thayer; 11 grandchildren, Mark Martin and wife, Monica, of Thayer, Scott Martin and wife, Allison, of Springfield, David Martin Letsch and Zach Martin and wife, Marah, both of Springfield, Chase Woodiel and husband, Jon, of Fair Grove, Mo., Brian Martin and wife, Brenda, of Thayer, Jennifer Agnew and husband, Tony, of Springfield, Amy Martin and Andy Martin, both of Thayer, Matt Martin of Lenoir City, Tenn., and Ben Martin of Thayer; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Frank Clark of Granite City Ill.; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Harlen Haughn (03/09/06)
Harlen Haughn, son of the late Joe M. Haughn and Laura R. Foster Haughn, was born Dec. 2, 1915, in Elizabeth, Ark. He died Feb. 23, 2006, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 90 years. He was united in marriage on Nov. 17, 1944, in Salem, Ark., to Culen Faye Stokes...
Doyle S. Bonds Jr. (03/09/06)
Doyle S. Bonds Jr. , "Sandy," 61, of Springfield, Mo., died Feb. 27, 2006, with his wife, Mary and family at his side. He was born April 18, 1944, in Little Rock the son of Doyle and Rosie Bonds. He grew up in Mammoth Spring and graduated from Mammoth Spring High School in 1962. Shortly after graduation, he moved to St. Louis where he met and married his wife, Mary, and began a lifelong career with the Frisco Railroad...
James John Vitko (03/09/06)
James John Vitko, age 74, of Ottumwa, Iowa, formerly of Hardy, died Feb. 21, 2006, at the Hospice House of Ottumwa. He was born Aug. 25, 1931, in Albia, Iowa to John F. and Mary Agnes (Stofko) Vitko. He married Ruth Ann Hayes on Jan. 21, 1963 in Indiana. Vitko graduated from Albia High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict...
Trinity Michelle Bourgeois (03/09/06)
Trinity Michelle Hecate Bourgeois, of Salem, daughter of Blane Lynn Bourgeois and Kristy Michelle Worthen was born Sept. 19, 2005, in West Plains, Mo. She died Feb. 28, 2006, at her home in Salem at the age of 5 months. She is survived by her parents, Kristy Worthen of Salem and Blane Bourgeois of Salem; maternal grandmother, Mary Worthen of Salem; paternal grandparents, Travis and Nell Bourgeois of Salem; and other relatives and friends...
Winifred A. McCormick (03/09/06)
Winifred A. (Ballash) McCor- mick (nee Waterson, 72, of Newbury, Ohio, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Feb. 25, 2006, at Holly Hill Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 18, 1933 in Baltimore, Md. McCormick was a lifetime member of Nottingham United Methodist Church. She loved singing and was active as a member of the church choir and bell choir. She was faithful to her Christian beliefs and loved the outdoors and enjoyed walking and sports...
Wilma June Burch (03/28/06)
Wilma June Burch, 89, of Cherokee Village died March 23, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Burch was born June 30, 1916, in Danville, Ill., the daughter of Henry and Emma Smith. She retired after 20 years with the Hiram Walker Distillery. She moved to Cherokee Village in 1990 from Florida. She was a lover of animals...
Vesta Sue Wiles (03/28/06)
Vesta Sue Wiles, 75, of Highland died March 23, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She is survived by her sons, Charles (Chuck) and Sheila Wiles of Highland, and Billy Ray and Prudy Jones of Highland; two granddaughters, Gera Lynn Jones and Shelby Nicole Wiles; sisters, Ruby Jackson of Hardy and Joann Bither of Cherokee Village; and two brothers, J.V. Ellis of Ash Flat and Gene Ellis of Plano, Texas...
Wanda Billings (03/14/06)
Wanda Billings, 48, of Hardy died March 10, 2006, at her residence. She was an auto body technician. She was the son of the late Benny Hawkins and the late Maggie Gregory Hawkins. She is also survived by her daughters, Amanda Spruell of Danville, Ill., and Heather Eaton of Memphis, Tenn.; one son, Jason Spruell of Hardy; three sisters, Lisa Short of Hardy, Patricia Gilmer of Hardy, and Glenda Fruitt of Olive Branch, Miss.; and one brother, Bobby Hawkins of Plano, Texas...
Winifred A. McCormick (03/07/06)
Winifred A. (Ballash) McCormick (nee Waterson, 72, of Newbury, Ohio, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Feb. 25, 2006, at Holly Hill Nursing Home in Newbury. She was born Nov. 18, 1933 in Baltimore, Md. McCormick was a lifetime member of Nottingham United Methodist Church. She loved singing and was active as a member of the church choir and bell choir...
Virgil Edward Kent (03/14/06)
Virgil Edward Kent, 80, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 25, 2006, at his home. He was born Aug. 2, 1925, in Marion, Ill., the son of Roland Kent and Eva Watson Kent. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during World War II. He was retired from General Motors. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the local American Legion Post 346...
Thomas Ray Corp Jr. (03/07/06)
Thomas Ray Corp Jr. (Bub), 30, Hardy died Feb. 26, 2006, in Myrtle, Mo. He was born June 30, 1975, in Pocahontas, Ark. He was a lover of life and and had a smile for everyone. Corp's greatest love was his family. Corp was a tree trimmer for Davis Tree Service. He lived in the Hardy area with his brother, Timmy. He graduated from Highland High School in 1994, then attended Tulsa Welding School in Tulsa, Okla., becoming a certified welder...
Ray Theodore McNeese (03/28/06)
Roy Theodore McNeese died March 21, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer at the age 76. He was born July 10, 1929, in Russellville, Ark., the son of the late Roy and Amie M. Turkins McNeee. He was a proud veteran, having served his country during World War II in the United States Marine Corps aboard the US Princeton...
Robert Dale Nicholson (03/07/06)
Winifred A. (Ballash) McCormick (nee Waterson, 72, of Newbury, Ohio, formerly of Cherokee Vil Robert Dale Nicholson, 84, of Ash Flat died Feb. 24, 2006, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born June 2, 1921, in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Claude Elwood Nicholson and Nellie Mae Musselman Nicholson...
Opal Langston (03/14/06)
Opal Imogene Langston of Heart, daughter of the late John Allen and Frankie Elizabeth (Mooney) Stroud, was born Aug. 22, 1930, in Peace Valley. She died on March 5, 2006, at Salem at the age of 75 years. Opal was married to Boyce Edmond Langston on Sept. 20, 1952, at Salem, and to this union two children were born...
Minnie "Bernice" Rudd (03/28/06)
Minnie "Bernice" Rudd, 45, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Bentonville, Ark., died March 18, 2006, in Fulton County Hospital in Salem due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born Aug. 21, 1960, in Hayti, Mo., to Tendel and Ellie Junior. She worked for the Wal-Mart home office for seven years. She was of the Church of God faith. She was married in Double Springs, Ala., to Roy D. Rudd on June 16, 1975...
Marjorie E. Nicely (03/21/06)
Marjorie E. Nicely, 88, of Cherokee Village died at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center on March 16, 2006. She was born Sept. 13, 1917, in St. Joseph, Mo. She was a former resident of Hannibal, Mo., for 35 years and taught 25 years in their public school system...
Linda Gail Kincade (03/14/06)
Linda Gail Kincade, 54, of Cherokee Village died March 8, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born on Oct. 6, 1951, in Caraway, Ark., the daughter of Carl Bell and Marcella Burdetta. She was the manager of the Cash Mart in Highland. ...
Lloyd E. Johnson (03/07/06)
Lloyd E. Johnson, age 86, of Ozark Acres, formerly of Rockford, Ill., died March 2, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born Oct. 20, 1919, in St. James, Minn., the son of the late Arthur H. and Albertina Carlson Johnson. He was united in marriage on Jan. 10, 1945, in St. James to the former Eleanor Clarisa Erickson, who preceded him in death on Aug. 23, 1995...
Kevin Lamb (03/21/06)
Kevin Lamb, 39, died March 18, 2006. He was employed as a carpenter. He was the son of Jimmy Lamb and Tommie McGuirt Lamb of Cherokee Village. He is also survived by his daughters, Lindsey Lamb of Palestine, Ark., and Kylie Lamb of Stutgartt, Ark.; and a brother, Jimmy Lamb of Cherokee Village ...
James S. LaFollette (03/21/06)
James S. LaFollette, 82, of Cherokee Village died March 17, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Aug. 10, 1923, in College Springs, Iowa, the son of O.N. LaFollette and Zora Williby LaFollette. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served during World War II. He was a retired educator, having served as an elementary school principal in Iowa before retiring and moving to Cherokee Village in 1979...
Johnnie L. Spurlock (03/07/06)
Johnnie L. Spurlock 66, of Evening Shade died March 4, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 25, 1939, at Evening Shade, the daughter of the late John Ulman and Opha Wolfe. She retired from the Bank of Cave City and was a member of the Main Street Church of Christ at Evening Shade...
Joann "Joni" Ryan (03/21/06)
A memorial service for Joann F. (Joni) Ryan of Cherokee Village is scheduled to be held at the Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy on April 7 at 1 p.m. Rev. Stan Jagow will officiate.
Howard Gene Sisco (03/21/06)
Howard Gene Sisco, of Cherokee Village was born June 30, 1934, in Alton, Mo., the son of Boone and Artie Bridges Sisco. He died March 7, 2006, at the age of 71. Survivors include one daughter, Debbie Eppes of Cherokee Village; three sons, Dennis Sisco and wife, Debbie, of Hardy, Clinton Sisco and wife Kathy, of Hardy, and Howard Sisco of Cherokee Village; one brother, Clifford Sisco of Alton, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and numerous other friends and relatives...
George W. Glenn (03/21/06)
George W. Glenn, 89, formally of Cherokee Village, died March 6, 2006, at Lakeview Landing in Waterloo, Iowa. He was born May 15, 1916, in Norway, Iowa, son of J.C. and Viola James Glenn. He married Virginia A. Becker May 5, 1941, in Cascade, Iowa. Glenn graduated from Norway High School. ...
Felix Anthony Uilkie (03/21/06)
Felix Anthony Uilkie, 64, of Cherokee Village died March 13, 2006, at his residence. He was born June 5, 1941, in Roans Prairie, Texas, the son of John Paul Uilkie and Josephine Walkoviak Uilkie. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Vietnam War. He moved to Cherokee Village 22 years ago from Phoenix, Ariz. He was of the Catholic faith...
Edward "Pete" William Wirth, Jr. (03/28/06)
Ed "Pete" Wirth, son of Edward William Wirth Sr. and Zula Green Baker, died March 22 at Leavenworth, Va. He was born Jan. 31, 1935, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He spent most of his life in the Kansas City and surrounding areas. Wirth traveled frequently in search of quality antiques, coins and jewelry for his business, Wirth Quality Coin and Precious Metal Company. He was an expert in his field and maintained passion for his love of coins and antiques until his death...
Edward B. McFarren (03/14/06)
Edward Bernard McFarren, 75, of Horseshoe Bend died March 7, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Jan. 1, 1931, in Chicago, Ill., the son of the late Edward Jay and Marguerite Alberta Newcom McFarren. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of the Methodist faith and the America Legion Post 344...
Carl William Maxwell Jr. (03/14/06)
Carl William (Bill) Maxwell Jr., age 73, of Cherokee Village died March 7, 2006, in Batesville. He was born to the late Carl and Ethel (Irvin) Maxwell in San Diego, Calif. He was a registered nurse for 20 years in Little Rock at Doctor's Hospital. Carl is survived by his wife, Susan Maxwell of Cherokee Village; one son, Carl Maxwell, III of Santa Monica, Calif.; and one daughter, Linde Gilbert of San Diego, Claif...
Bob Farris (03/14/06)
Bob Farris, 86, of Cave City died March 8, 2006, at the Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. He was born Feb. 27, 1920, at Myron, Ark., the son of the late John and Estel Tadlock Farris. He was retired from ConAgra in Batesville where he worked in the hatchery, and was a farmer...