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Obituaries from April 2006

Pauline Cotton Brewer (04/06/06)
Pauline Cotton Brewer died March 28, 2006, at Northeast Christian Hospital in Florissant, Mo., at the age of 89. She was born Sept. 26, 1916, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Fred E. and Georgia J. (Barton) Cotton. She was united in marriage April 18, 1959, in Alton, Mo., to Carl Brewer who preceded her in death Sept. 10, 1974...
Olney Allen Dillinger (04/06/06)
Olney Allen Dillinger, son of Eliga and Bessie Sears Dillinger was born in 1920 and raised on their farm in Bexar, Ark. He excelled in sports with baseball being his favorite. He married his sweetheart who became his devoted wife, Rheacene Jewell Bray in 1942...
Micah Ann Burns (04/06/06)
Baby Micah Ann Burns was born and died March 31, 2006, at Springfield, Mo. She is survived by her parents, Kevin and Nikki Burns of Salem; two sisters, Katelyn and Kara Burns of Dundee, Mich.; maternal grandparents, Larry and Joann Barker of Salem; paternal grandparents, Jack and Lorraine Burns of Mountain Home; great-grandma Nola Barker of Salem; three aunts, Jackie Johnson of Las Vegas, Nevada; Vickie Harley of Edmond, Okla.; and Rebecca Weber and husband, Markus of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and many other family and friends.. ...
Wilma June Burch (04/06/06)
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 the late Henry and Emma Smith. She retired after 20 years with the Hiram Walker Distillery...
Clifford Junior Henry (04/06/06)
Clifford Junior Henry, 63, of Hardy, died March 29, 2006, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Sept. 5, 1942, in Hardy, the son of the late Floyd Clifford Henry and Josephine Bell Glapenshke. He was a construction supervisor for the Amis Construction Company of Oklahoma City, Okla., for more than 20 years...
Elwood A. Snowden (04/06/06)
Elwood A. Snowden, 92, of Ash Flat died April 1, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born on Feb. 10, 1914, to Bink and Alice Hoagland Snowden at LeMoore, Calif. He was an oil field machinist for many years. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge and Elks Club in Taft, Calif...
Cora F. Hamm (04/06/06)
Cora F. Hamm, 81, of Grove City, Ill., died March 19, 2006, at her residence. She was born Jan. 23, 1925, in Mechanics-burg, Ill., the daughter of the late David and Nancy Jane Montgomery Harter. On Feb. 1, 1944, she married Emmett M. Hamm in Petersburg...
Lola C. Morris (04/06/06)
Lola C. Morris, 69, of Kansas City, Mo. died March 20, 2006. Funeral services were held March 24, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel. Burial followed in the Floral Hills Memorial Gardens with arrangements under the direction of D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel in Kansas City, Mo...
Daisy Viola White (04/06/06)
Daisy Viola White, 83, of Salem, was born May 22, 1922, in Centerville, Iowa. She died March 24, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Survivors include numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Preceding her in death were her parents, William and Clara Abbott-Vaughn; her husband, Lawrence White; three brothers; and one sister...
Muriel Hamilton (04/06/06)
Muriel Charlotte Hamilton of Salem, daughter of the late Henry Edwin Hamilton and Mattie Oliver Hamilton was born Aug. 2, 1917, in Viola. She died March 31, 2006, at Fulton County Nursing Center in Salem at the age of 88. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Salem...
Minnie "Bernice" Rudd (04/06/06)
~Born 8-21-1960 -- Died 3-18-2006 Minnie "Bernice" Rudd's, obituary which ran in The News March 30 contained an incorrect spelling. It should have read Minnie Bernice Rudd.
Linda Gail Kincade (04/06/06)
Memorial services for Linda Gail Kincade, 54, of Cherokee Village, who died March 8 are scheduled for April 8 at 2 p.m. at the Community of Christ Church in Cherokee Village. Funeral arrangements are being made under the direction of the Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland...
Raymond Schultz (04/12/06)
Raymond William Schultz of Salem, Ark., son of the late Carl William and Frieda Maria Theresa Seboldt Schultz was born July 17, 1924, in Springfield, Mo. He died April 5, 2006, at his home in Salem at the age of 81. Schultz was united in marriage to Dorthy Fay Taylor on Dec. 26, 1980, at Kansas City, Mo...
Marjorie Crete Smith (04/12/06)
Marjorie Crete Smith, 80, died April 4, 2006, at West Vue Home in West Plains, Mo. She was born June 2, 1925, in Fryatt, Ark., the daughter of the late Benjamin B. and Crete Johnson McDonald. She was united in marriage July 18, 1947, in Salem, Ark., to Basil Smith who preceded her in death Jan. 16, 1989...
Ruby Florence Lewis (04/12/06)
Ruby Florence Lewis of Salem, daughter of the late Benjamin Forest and Laura Josephine Stewart McCullough, was born Dec. 8, 1913, in Morriston, Ark. She died April 7, 2006, at Jonesboro at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to General Price Lewis on Sept. 3, 1933, at Salem and to this union two daughters were born. She worked in housekeeping for the Fulton County Hospital. She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Arthur "Art" Yanke (04/12/06)
Arthur "Art" Norbert Yanke, 89, of Cherokee Village died April 4, 2006 He left his loving wife, Alice Walz Yanke; and his children, son Wayne and Arlene Yanke of Arkansas; two daughters Brenda and Jerry Holfert of Arkansas and Sharon and John Dressel of Wisconsin; granddaughters, Debbi, Kelly, Heidi, Beth, Kim and Darice; grandsons Darryl and Kevin; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren...
Cora Fay Brown (04/12/06)
Cora Fay Brown, 93, of Cave City died April 6, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville.She was born June 21, 1913, at Lynn, Ark., to Stanley and Lula Buttram Jones. She was a homemaker and a member of the East Side Southern Baptist Church at Cave City...
Tracy Lee Benton (04/12/06)
Tracy Lee Benton, of Heart, daughter of the late Robert Lee Cooper and Rosa Stewart Cooper, was born April 20, 1921, in Heart. She died April 7, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 84 years. She was united in marriage to Carroll Benton on Dec. 3, 1936, at Heart...
Flora Schaufler (04/12/06)
Funeral services for Flora Elizabeth Schaufler, 86, of West Plains, Mo., were held April 8 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Greg Worley officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of West Plains, Mo. Schaufler was born Jan. 20, 1920, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of the late Tom Rogers and Lillie Stark Rogers...
Davie Mae Sifford (04/12/06)
Davie Mae Sifford, 87, of alton was born March 29, 1919, in Oregon County and died March 29, 2006, at Shepherds View Residential Care in Alton. Sifford loved her family, had the greatest laugh, was gentle, kind spirited and enjoyed children. She loved family gatherings, traveling and flea markets. She worked in a Crystals Factory in Kansas City, Kan., and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Lena M. Fairbee (04/06/06)
Lena M. Fairbee, age 101, of De Leon, Texas, died March 29, 2006, at the De Leon Nursing and Rehab in De Leon, Texas. She was born on Feb. 15, 1905, in Doddridge County, West Va., the daughter of the late Anderson and Hannah Jane Evans Benedum. She was united in marriage on Nov. 7, 1925, to Edgar E. Fairbee in West Union, W. Va., She was a homemaker and a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in Batesville...
Richard James Shepard (04/12/06)
Richard James Shepard, of Hardy, Ark., son of the late James A. and Francis Vera Doss Shepherd was born Jan. 7, 1943, in Great Bend, Kan. He died April 7, 2006, at Salem at the age of 63. He worked as a project engineer for a pipeline construction company...
Norman McMurray (04/12/06)
Norman McMurray, 77, of Cherokee Village died April 5, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was a retired railroad conductor. He was a member of Cherokee Village Methodist Church and a member of the Disabled American Veterans. Survivors include his wife, Lorrain McMurray; and three daughters, Rae Ann McMurray of Cedarville, Ill., Lynn Morre of Pueblo, Colo., and Kayla White of Madison, Wis.; one sister, Betty Milks of Brodhead, Wis.; one brother, Kenneth McMurray of Valier, Ill.; and four grandchildren.. ...
Shirley C. Carneal (04/12/06)
Shirley C. Carneal, 77, of Cave City died April 4, 2006, at his home. He was born March 25, 1929, at Durham, N.C., the son of the late Raymond B. and Bertha Mullen Carneal. He retired from the United States Navy where he served as an aviation machinist...
Leonard Wheeler (04/12/06)
Leonard Wheeler died April 2, 2006, at his home in Gatewood, Mo., at the age of 71. He was born Oct. 29, 1934, in Oregon County, Mo., son of the late Charles E. and Ora Caldwell Wheeler. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Alden Wheeler; and two sisters Violet Tullos and Orlena Wheeler...
Jack Lee Smith (04/12/06)
Jack Lee Smith, 57, of Nelsonville died April 2, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Aug. 8, 1948, at Miami, Okla., the son of Donald LeRoy and Priscilla Ellen Garrett Smith. He was employed by the Bank of Cave City He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Bertha Mae Williams (04/12/06)
Bertha Mae Williams, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born March 30, 1912, and died April 1, 2006. She was a charter member of the Alton Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Doyle Williams and wife, Onie, of Alton, Mo.; four grandchildren, Claud Williams and wife, Debbie, of Alton, Dennis Williams and wife, Connie, of West Plains, Mo., Neta Brewer and husband Roger of Couch, Mo., and Sidney Williams and wife, Tammy of Alton; three sisters, Olla Barger of Astoria, Oregon, Violet Ebersole of South Bend, Ind., and Ruby Norton of Winona, Mo.; two brothers, Lester Earls of Gaffney, N.C., and Glen Earls of California; six great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Gaylord R. Steffen (04/12/06)
Gaylord R. Steffen, 83, of Glencoe, died April 5, 2006 in Ash Flat. A graduate from Iowa State University in education, he and his wife were the owners of Engineering Supply Co. in Davenport, Iowa for 22 years, before moving to Horseshoe Bend. They owned Lindsay Water in Horseshoe Bend for 14 years and after retiring he went to work at Wal-Mart in Ash Flat where he worked as a door greeter over 14 years until his death...
Alli Lenae Dillinger (04/06/06)
Alli Lenae Dillinger, infant daughter of Brandon Lee Dillinger and Elizabeth Ann Hubbs of Batesville, died March 29, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 29, 2006, in Batesville.. Survivors include her parents; paternal grandparents, Clayton and Jessie Dillinger, of Batesville; maternal grandfather, Charles Hubbs of Drasco; maternal grandmother, Gretta Lynn Jordan of Fayetteville; great-grandmothers Lorine Boozer of Batesville, Imogene Dillinger of Poughkeepsie and Alice Norton of Drasco; great-grandfather Sonny Bennett of Searcy; several aunts and uncles, and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Walter H. Huth (04/06/06)
Walter H. Huth, 51, of Hardy, Ark., died March 29, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born on May 14, 1954, in Bloomington, Ill., the son of Kenneth and Alma Fishel Huth. He was united in marriage to Yvonne Cordial in 1986, in Cherokee Village...
Gloria H. Lange (04/06/06)
Gloria H. Lange (nee Stager) of Mequon, Wis., formerly of Cherokee Village, died March 28, 2006, at the age of 88. She was the beloved wife of the late Gordon W. Loving, mother of Mike (Barb), Jeanette (Robert) Fischer, William (Jeannie), Gordon F. (Jan), Darlene (Emil) Scherf, Robert (Helga), Cherry and Ken Lange. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a sister; two brothers; nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends...
Edith Viola Arnold (04/06/06)
Edith Viola Arnold, of Salem, daughter of the late Henry Clark Boothe and Mattie Viola Walker Boothe, was born Oct. 13, 1908, in Lindsey, Okla. She died March 29, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 97. She was united in marriage to Floyd Arnold in the 1930s. They moved to Arkansas in the 1940s at the end of World War II. She was a homemaker...
Lauren Ella Rutledge (04/20/06)
Lauren Ella Rutledge, age 1, of Cherokee Village died April 7, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was the daughter of John Rutledge of Ozark Acres and Casey Elliott Rutledge of Cherokee Village. She is also survived by her sisters, Christina Rutledge and Hailey Rutledge of Cherokee Village, and brothers, David Rutledge and Evan Rutledge of Cherokee Village...
Theresa Frailey Smith (04/20/06)
Theresa Geneva Frailey, Smith was born Sept. 26, 1919, in Hardy the daughter of the late Charles and Lula Frailey. She died April 11, 2006, in Jonesboro at the age of 86. Survivors include her husband of 70 years, James H. (Jim) Smith; two sons and their wives, Wayne and Norma Smith, and Hubert and Caroline Smith, all of Cedar Hill, Texas; and three daughters and their husbands, Nadine and Jon Bussard of Mountain Home, Judy and Stan Whitson of Fairhope, Ala.; and Jeanie and Billy Wilson of Caulfield Mo.; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Groves and Shirley Sharp, both of Hardy; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
James W. Nichols (04/20/06)
James W. Nichols, 83, died April 12, 2006, while vacationing in Cherokee Village. He was born April 14, 1922 in LaGrange, Ky., the fourth son of Mr. and Mrs Kirby Nichols. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers L.B. Sam, Emil and Bruce; a half-sister, Mattie; and two sons, Philip in 1969 and Kirby in 1984...
Lue Ann Baldridge (04/20/06)
Lue Ann Baldridge, 71, of Hardy died April 12, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Baldridge was born Dec. 16, 1934, in the Armstrong Community near Hardy. She was the daughter of the late Authur and Nora Young Baldridge. She was married to Jessie Waymon Baldridge at Weaver's Farm near Hardy Sept. 9, 1949...
Cledis Wessley Rash (04/20/06)
Cledis Wessley, Rash, of Salem, son of the late Harry Lee and Audrey May Hanvey Rash, was born Sept. 12, 1935, in Black Rock, Ark. He died April 10, 2006, at his home in Salem at the age of 70 years. He was united in marriage to Marie Gorretti Worley on June 30, 1956, at Mesa, Ariz., and to this union five children were born. He was a farmer and a member of Saddle Baptist Church...
Gaylord R. Steffen (04/20/06)
Garylord R. Steffen, 83, of Glencoe, Ark., died April 5, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. He was born in El Roy, Wis., the son of Robert O. Steffen and Lena Hillestad Steffen. He was a graduate of Iowa State University and was employed by Engineering Supply Co. He also was the owner of Lindsey Soft Water, and was a greeter at Wal-Mart...
Clara Wilburn (04/20/06)
Clara Wilburn died April 13, 2006, at National Health Care in West Plains at the age of 91. She was born Feb. 20, 1915, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late William and Ida Staggs Oliver. She was united in marriage April 25, 1946, in Couch to Clinton Wilburn who preceded her in death Aug. 7, 1974...
Gusta Mae Sikes (04/20/06)
Gusta Mae Sikes, 74, of French Village, Mo., was born April 14, 1931, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Wayman and Effie Jane Rodgers McGhee. She died April 12, 2006 at her residence. She attended Goose Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Billy Gene Sikes of French Village; a daughter, Diane Moore of French Village; two sons, Ron Sikes and wife, Jeannie of Hillsboro and Robert Sikes and wife Karen of Steelville; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Rathellee McGhee of Couch.. ...
Evaline Anita Wilcox (04/20/06)
Evaline Anita Wilcox, 72, of Alton was born Nov. 18, 1933, in Alton. She died April 7, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Bettis and husband Ed of Alton and Caroline Conner and husband Dale of Osceola, Mo.; two sons, Charles Wilcox and friend Tammy Rudd, and Daniel Bettis and friend Linda Agers all of Alton; three sisters, Patsy Hahn and husband Gary of Bland, Mo., Kathy Ridenhour and husband Gary of Belle, Mo., and Sally Sisco and husband DeWayne of West Plains; six brothers, Boyd Bates, Floyd Bates and wife Carol, Mac Bates and wife Tina, Danny Bates and wife Judy, Joe Bates and wife Kay, all of Alton and Richard Bates of West Plains; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; numerous stepchildren and stepgrandchildren; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Elton Wayne Hollis (04/20/06)
Elton Wayne Hollis, 71, of Alton, was born Oct. 8, 1934, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Feb. 17, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include two sons, Randy Wayne Hollis of Granite City, Ill., and Mike DeWayne Hollis of St. Peters, Mo.; one daughter, Vickie Lynn Johnson of Alton; one sister, Frances Hollis of Alton; three brothers, Elbert and Kenneth Hollis of Alton and Waif Hollis of Independence, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one stepgreat-grandchild; and numbers other relatives and friends.. ...
Robert "Bob" Gilstrap (04/20/06)
Robert Garland "Bob" Gilstrap died April 4, 2006, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in South Haven, Miss. He was born in Salem, Ark., on Jan. 6, 1932, son of the late Robert Bernie and Tressie Lafevers Gilstrap. He graduated from Salem High School and from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor's degree in business. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and an executive with Southwestern Bell...
Deloris June Willis (04/20/06)
Deloris June Willis died April 14, 2006, at her home in Mammoth Spring at the age of 69. She was born Oct. 26, 1936, in Clinton County, Iowa, the daughter of the late Charles Edward and Olivine Green Hartson. She was united in marriage Nov. 19, 1955, in Davenport, Iowa, to Charles Willis...
W. C. "Bill" Brown (04/20/06)
W. C. "Bill" Brown, 55, of Batesville, died April 9, 2006, in Batesville. Born May 18, 1950, in Batesville, he was the son of Rupert C. and Winnie Lee Meachum Brown. He graduated from Batesville High School. He attended college at ASU in Jonesboro...
Sharen Ilene Meinzer (04/20/06)
Sharen Ilene Meinzer, of Gepp, Ark., daughter of Elsie Emaline Moore and the late Earl Cleo Moore, was born Nov. 13, 1950, in Kansas City, Mo. She died April 8, 2006, at her home in Gepp at the age of 55. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She worked as a ward clerk for the Fulton County Hospital...
Joddie Ray Pendarvis (04/27/06)
Joddie Ray Pendarvis died April 22, 2006, at his home in Mammoth Spring at the age of 81. He was born Oct. 24, 1924, in Fulton County, Ark., the son of the late William Allen "Jinks" and Bessie Gladis Collins Pendarvis. He was united in marriage Oct. 23, 1943, in Dell, Ark., to Trecie Eva Robinson. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Harold Dean Rogers (04/27/06)
Harold Dean Rogers, 65, of Evening Shade died April 20, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 27, 1940, at Cave City the son of Herbert Conley and Ruby Audrey Boles Rogers. He was the owner of The Rogers Shop at Evening Shade and was of the Baptist faith...
Marlyn John Agenten (04/27/06)
Marlyn John Agenten, 70, died April 15, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. He was the son of the late Fernen and the late Edna (White) Agenten. He served 23 years in the U.S. Army and later was employed as a truck driver for Shneider Trucking...
Neta Ruth Schremmer (04/27/06)
Neta Ruth Schremmer, died April 18, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She was 79. She was born Feb. 15, 1927, in Saddle, Ark., the daughter of the late William and Ader Henry Earls. She was united in marriage to Frank Schremmer on May 5, 1990, in Mammoth Spring...
Claude Alan Thayer (04/27/06)
Claude Alan Thayer, 65, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Northwood, Iowa, died April 10, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Jan. 11, 1941, the son of Oscar and Lila Thayer in Belmond, Iowa. He was a mechanic and was of the Methodist faith...
Joseph Craig Mask (04/27/06)
Joseph Craig Mask, of Ash Flat, son of Jeffrey Craig and Rebecca Jane Bailey Mask, was born on Oct. 24, 1983, in Salem, Ark. He died April 15, 2006, at his home near Ash Flat at the age of 22. He was a loving son, father and brother. He worked as a lawn caretaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Louis Wendell Bias (04/27/06)
Louis Wendell Bias, 73, of Thayer was born Aug. 20, 1932, in Oklahoma, the son of the late Hersel Bias and Elvis Morgan-Bias. He died April 9, 2006, in Eureka Springs, Ark. He was a retired roofer, and was also a member of the Kinsmen Motorcycle Club...
Leroy Burch (04/27/06)
Leroy Burch of Wiseman, Ark., son of the late Arch M. and Bertha Hall Burch, was born Jan. 28, 1932, in Salem. He died April 16, 2006, at his home in Wiseman at the age of 74. Burch as united in marriage to Lena Fay Ray on Sept. 17, 1991, at Wiseman. He worked as an auto mechanic...
Florence Rose Gardner (04/27/06)
Florence Rose Gardner, 90, Ponchatoula, La., formerly of Cave City, died April 21, 2006, at the North Oaks Medical Center in Ponchatoula. She was born Sept. 29, 1915, at Mobley, Ark., to J.P. and Sarah James Rose. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Kelly Victor Graves (04/27/06)
Kelly Victor Graves, of Beaumont, Texas, son of Kelly Corneal and Jo Ann Cawvey Graves, was born on April 26, 1955, in Caraway, Ark. He died April 16, 2006, in Beaumont, at the age of 50. Graves was marred to Charlotte Wilt on June 5, 1999, at Salem. He worked as a radio disc jockey...
Edith Mae Cox (04/27/06)
Edith Mae Cox, 86, of Cherokee Village died April 20, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Cox was born on March 20, 1920, in Granite City, Ill. She worked many years in the automotive and aircraft industries. She was of the Baptist faith...
Billy S. Pickett (04/27/06)
Billy S. Pickett, 55, of Ravenden, died April 16, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 26, 1951, at Smithville, Ark., the son of Ernest Stavison and Dorthy Virginia (Bell) Pickett. He served in the United States Army, was a farmer, logger and of the Baptist faith...
Richard Lee Theis Sr. (04/27/06)
Richard Lee Theis Sr., 68, of West Plains, Mo., son of the late Chester Lee and Myrtle Emma Simpson Theis, was born Jan. 28, 1938, in Kankakee, Ill. He died April 16, 2006, at his home in West Plains. He was a preacher. He served his country in the United States Navy and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Pauline Cotton Brewer (04/06/06)
Pauline Cotton Brewer died March 28, 2006, at Northeast Christian Hospital in Florissant, Mo., at the age of 89. She was born Sept. 26, 1916, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Fred E. and Georgia J. (Barton) Cotton. She was united in marriage April 18, 1959, in Alton, Mo., to Carl Brewer who preceded her in death Sept. 10, 1974...
Elwood A. Snowden (04/06/06)
Elwood A. Snowden, 92, of Ash Flat died April 1, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born on Feb. 10, 1914, to Bink and Alice Hoagland Snowden at LeMoore, Calif. He was an oil field machinist for many years. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge and Elks Club in Taft, Calif...
Muriel Hamilton (04/06/06)
Muriel Charlotte Hamilton of Salem, daughter of the late Henry Edwin Hamilton and Mattie Oliver Hamilton was born Aug. 2, 1917, in Viola. She died March 31, 2006, at Fulton County Nursing Center in Salem at the age of 88. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Salem...
Linda Gail Kincade (04/06/06)
Memorial services for Linda Gail Kincade, 54, of Cherokee Village, who died March 8 are scheduled for April 8 at 2 p.m. at the Community of Christ Church in Cherokee Village. Funeral arrangements are being made under the direction of the Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland...
Daisy Viola White (04/06/06)
Daisy Viola White, 83, of Salem, was born May 22, 1922, in Centerville, Iowa. She died March 24, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Survivors include numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Preceding her in death were her parents, William and Clara Abbott-Vaughn; her husband, Lawrence White; three brothers; and one sister...
Clifford Junior Henry (04/06/06)
Clifford Junior Henry, 63, of Hardy, died March 29, 2006, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Sept. 5, 1942, in Hardy, the son of the late Floyd Clifford Henry and Josephine Bell Glapenshke. He was a construction supervisor for the Amis Construction Company of Oklahoma City, Okla., for more than 20 years...
Wilma June Burch (04/06/06)
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 the late Henry and Emma Smith. She retired after 20 years with the Hiram Walker Distillery...
Lola C. Morris (04/06/06)
Lola C. Morris, 69, of Kansas City, Mo. died March 20, 2006. Funeral services were held March 24, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel. Burial followed in the Floral Hills Memorial Gardens with arrangements under the direction of D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel in Kansas City, Mo...
Micah Ann Burns (04/06/06)
Baby Micah Ann Burns was born and died March 31, 2006, at Springfield, Mo. She is survived by her parents, Kevin and Nikki Burns of Salem; two sisters, Katelyn and Kara Burns of Dundee, Mich.; maternal grandparents, Larry and Joann Barker of Salem; paternal grandparents, Jack and Lorraine Burns of Mountain Home; great-grandma Nola Barker of Salem; three aunts, Jackie Johnson of Las Vegas, Nevada; Vickie Harley of Edmond, Okla.; and Rebecca Weber and husband, Markus of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and many other family and friends.. ...
Olney Allen Dillinger (04/06/06)
Olney Allen Dillinger, son of Eliga and Bessie Sears Dillinger was born in 1920 and raised on their farm in Bexar, Ark. He excelled in sports with baseball being his favorite. He married his sweetheart who became his devoted wife, Rheacene Jewell Bray in 1942...
Cora F. Hamm (04/06/06)
Cora F. Hamm, 81, of Grove City, Ill., died March 19, 2006, at her residence. She was born Jan. 23, 1925, in Mechanics-burg, Ill., the daughter of the late David and Nancy Jane Montgomery Harter. On Feb. 1, 1944, she married Emmett M. Hamm in Petersburg...
Minnie "Bernice" Rudd (04/06/06)
~Born 8-21-1960 -- Died 3-18-2006 Minnie "Bernice" Rudd's, obituary which ran in The News March 30 contained an incorrect spelling. It should have read Minnie Bernice Rudd.
Gloria H. Lange (04/06/06)
Gloria H. Lange (nee Stager) of Mequon, Wis., formerly of Cherokee Village, died March 28, 2006, at the age of 88. She was the beloved wife of the late Gordon W. Loving, mother of Mike (Barb), Jeanette (Robert) Fischer, William (Jeannie), Gordon F. (Jan), Darlene (Emil) Scherf, Robert (Helga), Cherry and Ken Lange. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a sister; two brothers; nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends...
Walter H. Huth (04/06/06)
Walter H. Huth, 51, of Hardy, Ark., died March 29, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born on May 14, 1954, in Bloomington, Ill., the son of Kenneth and Alma Fishel Huth. He was united in marriage to Yvonne Cordial in 1986, in Cherokee Village...
Bertha Mae Williams (04/12/06)
Bertha Mae Williams, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born March 30, 1912, and died April 1, 2006. She was a charter member of the Alton Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Doyle Williams and wife, Onie, of Alton, Mo.; four grandchildren, Claud Williams and wife, Debbie, of Alton, Dennis Williams and wife, Connie, of West Plains, Mo., Neta Brewer and husband Roger of Couch, Mo., and Sidney Williams and wife, Tammy of Alton; three sisters, Olla Barger of Astoria, Oregon, Violet Ebersole of South Bend, Ind., and Ruby Norton of Winona, Mo.; two brothers, Lester Earls of Gaffney, N.C., and Glen Earls of California; six great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Edith Viola Arnold (04/06/06)
Edith Viola Arnold, of Salem, daughter of the late Henry Clark Boothe and Mattie Viola Walker Boothe, was born Oct. 13, 1908, in Lindsey, Okla. She died March 29, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 97. She was united in marriage to Floyd Arnold in the 1930s. They moved to Arkansas in the 1940s at the end of World War II. She was a homemaker...
Lena M. Fairbee (04/06/06)
Lena M. Fairbee, age 101, of De Leon, Texas, died March 29, 2006, at the De Leon Nursing and Rehab in De Leon, Texas. She was born on Feb. 15, 1905, in Doddridge County, West Va., the daughter of the late Anderson and Hannah Jane Evans Benedum. She was united in marriage on Nov. 7, 1925, to Edgar E. Fairbee in West Union, W. Va., She was a homemaker and a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in Batesville...
Alli Lenae Dillinger (04/06/06)
Alli Lenae Dillinger, infant daughter of Brandon Lee Dillinger and Elizabeth Ann Hubbs of Batesville, died March 29, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 29, 2006, in Batesville.. Survivors include her parents; paternal grandparents, Clayton and Jessie Dillinger, of Batesville; maternal grandfather, Charles Hubbs of Drasco; maternal grandmother, Gretta Lynn Jordan of Fayetteville; great-grandmothers Lorine Boozer of Batesville, Imogene Dillinger of Poughkeepsie and Alice Norton of Drasco; great-grandfather Sonny Bennett of Searcy; several aunts and uncles, and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Jack Lee Smith (04/12/06)
Jack Lee Smith, 57, of Nelsonville died April 2, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Aug. 8, 1948, at Miami, Okla., the son of Donald LeRoy and Priscilla Ellen Garrett Smith. He was employed by the Bank of Cave City He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Gaylord R. Steffen (04/12/06)
Gaylord R. Steffen, 83, of Glencoe, died April 5, 2006 in Ash Flat. A graduate from Iowa State University in education, he and his wife were the owners of Engineering Supply Co. in Davenport, Iowa for 22 years, before moving to Horseshoe Bend. They owned Lindsay Water in Horseshoe Bend for 14 years and after retiring he went to work at Wal-Mart in Ash Flat where he worked as a door greeter over 14 years until his death...
Shirley C. Carneal (04/12/06)
Shirley C. Carneal, 77, of Cave City died April 4, 2006, at his home. He was born March 25, 1929, at Durham, N.C., the son of the late Raymond B. and Bertha Mullen Carneal. He retired from the United States Navy where he served as an aviation machinist...
Davie Mae Sifford (04/12/06)
Davie Mae Sifford, 87, of alton was born March 29, 1919, in Oregon County and died March 29, 2006, at Shepherds View Residential Care in Alton. Sifford loved her family, had the greatest laugh, was gentle, kind spirited and enjoyed children. She loved family gatherings, traveling and flea markets. She worked in a Crystals Factory in Kansas City, Kan., and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Leonard Wheeler (04/12/06)
Leonard Wheeler died April 2, 2006, at his home in Gatewood, Mo., at the age of 71. He was born Oct. 29, 1934, in Oregon County, Mo., son of the late Charles E. and Ora Caldwell Wheeler. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Alden Wheeler; and two sisters Violet Tullos and Orlena Wheeler...
Richard James Shepard (04/12/06)
Richard James Shepard, of Hardy, Ark., son of the late James A. and Francis Vera Doss Shepherd was born Jan. 7, 1943, in Great Bend, Kan. He died April 7, 2006, at Salem at the age of 63. He worked as a project engineer for a pipeline construction company...
Norman McMurray (04/12/06)
Norman McMurray, 77, of Cherokee Village died April 5, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was a retired railroad conductor. He was a member of Cherokee Village Methodist Church and a member of the Disabled American Veterans. Survivors include his wife, Lorrain McMurray; and three daughters, Rae Ann McMurray of Cedarville, Ill., Lynn Morre of Pueblo, Colo., and Kayla White of Madison, Wis.; one sister, Betty Milks of Brodhead, Wis.; one brother, Kenneth McMurray of Valier, Ill.; and four grandchildren.. ...
Flora Schaufler (04/12/06)
Funeral services for Flora Elizabeth Schaufler, 86, of West Plains, Mo., were held April 8 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Greg Worley officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of West Plains, Mo. Schaufler was born Jan. 20, 1920, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of the late Tom Rogers and Lillie Stark Rogers...
Marjorie Crete Smith (04/12/06)
Marjorie Crete Smith, 80, died April 4, 2006, at West Vue Home in West Plains, Mo. She was born June 2, 1925, in Fryatt, Ark., the daughter of the late Benjamin B. and Crete Johnson McDonald. She was united in marriage July 18, 1947, in Salem, Ark., to Basil Smith who preceded her in death Jan. 16, 1989...
Raymond Schultz (04/12/06)
Raymond William Schultz of Salem, Ark., son of the late Carl William and Frieda Maria Theresa Seboldt Schultz was born July 17, 1924, in Springfield, Mo. He died April 5, 2006, at his home in Salem at the age of 81. Schultz was united in marriage to Dorthy Fay Taylor on Dec. 26, 1980, at Kansas City, Mo...
Ruby Florence Lewis (04/12/06)
Ruby Florence Lewis of Salem, daughter of the late Benjamin Forest and Laura Josephine Stewart McCullough, was born Dec. 8, 1913, in Morriston, Ark. She died April 7, 2006, at Jonesboro at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to General Price Lewis on Sept. 3, 1933, at Salem and to this union two daughters were born. She worked in housekeeping for the Fulton County Hospital. She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Arthur "Art" Yanke (04/12/06)
Arthur "Art" Norbert Yanke, 89, of Cherokee Village died April 4, 2006 He left his loving wife, Alice Walz Yanke; and his children, son Wayne and Arlene Yanke of Arkansas; two daughters Brenda and Jerry Holfert of Arkansas and Sharon and John Dressel of Wisconsin; granddaughters, Debbi, Kelly, Heidi, Beth, Kim and Darice; grandsons Darryl and Kevin; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren...
Cora Fay Brown (04/12/06)
Cora Fay Brown, 93, of Cave City died April 6, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville.She was born June 21, 1913, at Lynn, Ark., to Stanley and Lula Buttram Jones. She was a homemaker and a member of the East Side Southern Baptist Church at Cave City...
Tracy Lee Benton (04/12/06)
Tracy Lee Benton, of Heart, daughter of the late Robert Lee Cooper and Rosa Stewart Cooper, was born April 20, 1921, in Heart. She died April 7, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 84 years. She was united in marriage to Carroll Benton on Dec. 3, 1936, at Heart...
Lauren Ella Rutledge (04/20/06)
Lauren Ella Rutledge, age 1, of Cherokee Village died April 7, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was the daughter of John Rutledge of Ozark Acres and Casey Elliott Rutledge of Cherokee Village. She is also survived by her sisters, Christina Rutledge and Hailey Rutledge of Cherokee Village, and brothers, David Rutledge and Evan Rutledge of Cherokee Village...
Theresa Frailey Smith (04/20/06)
Theresa Geneva Frailey, Smith was born Sept. 26, 1919, in Hardy the daughter of the late Charles and Lula Frailey. She died April 11, 2006, in Jonesboro at the age of 86. Survivors include her husband of 70 years, James H. (Jim) Smith; two sons and their wives, Wayne and Norma Smith, and Hubert and Caroline Smith, all of Cedar Hill, Texas; and three daughters and their husbands, Nadine and Jon Bussard of Mountain Home, Judy and Stan Whitson of Fairhope, Ala.; and Jeanie and Billy Wilson of Caulfield Mo.; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Groves and Shirley Sharp, both of Hardy; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Lue Ann Baldridge (04/20/06)
Lue Ann Baldridge, 71, of Hardy died April 12, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Baldridge was born Dec. 16, 1934, in the Armstrong Community near Hardy. She was the daughter of the late Authur and Nora Young Baldridge. She was married to Jessie Waymon Baldridge at Weaver's Farm near Hardy Sept. 9, 1949...
James W. Nichols (04/20/06)
James W. Nichols, 83, died April 12, 2006, while vacationing in Cherokee Village. He was born April 14, 1922 in LaGrange, Ky., the fourth son of Mr. and Mrs Kirby Nichols. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers L.B. Sam, Emil and Bruce; a half-sister, Mattie; and two sons, Philip in 1969 and Kirby in 1984...
Robert "Bob" Gilstrap (04/20/06)
Robert Garland "Bob" Gilstrap died April 4, 2006, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in South Haven, Miss. He was born in Salem, Ark., on Jan. 6, 1932, son of the late Robert Bernie and Tressie Lafevers Gilstrap. He graduated from Salem High School and from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor's degree in business. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and an executive with Southwestern Bell...
Evaline Anita Wilcox (04/20/06)
Evaline Anita Wilcox, 72, of Alton was born Nov. 18, 1933, in Alton. She died April 7, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Bettis and husband Ed of Alton and Caroline Conner and husband Dale of Osceola, Mo.; two sons, Charles Wilcox and friend Tammy Rudd, and Daniel Bettis and friend Linda Agers all of Alton; three sisters, Patsy Hahn and husband Gary of Bland, Mo., Kathy Ridenhour and husband Gary of Belle, Mo., and Sally Sisco and husband DeWayne of West Plains; six brothers, Boyd Bates, Floyd Bates and wife Carol, Mac Bates and wife Tina, Danny Bates and wife Judy, Joe Bates and wife Kay, all of Alton and Richard Bates of West Plains; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; numerous stepchildren and stepgrandchildren; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Elton Wayne Hollis (04/20/06)
Elton Wayne Hollis, 71, of Alton, was born Oct. 8, 1934, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Feb. 17, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include two sons, Randy Wayne Hollis of Granite City, Ill., and Mike DeWayne Hollis of St. Peters, Mo.; one daughter, Vickie Lynn Johnson of Alton; one sister, Frances Hollis of Alton; three brothers, Elbert and Kenneth Hollis of Alton and Waif Hollis of Independence, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one stepgreat-grandchild; and numbers other relatives and friends.. ...
Clara Wilburn (04/20/06)
Clara Wilburn died April 13, 2006, at National Health Care in West Plains at the age of 91. She was born Feb. 20, 1915, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late William and Ida Staggs Oliver. She was united in marriage April 25, 1946, in Couch to Clinton Wilburn who preceded her in death Aug. 7, 1974...
Deloris June Willis (04/20/06)
Deloris June Willis died April 14, 2006, at her home in Mammoth Spring at the age of 69. She was born Oct. 26, 1936, in Clinton County, Iowa, the daughter of the late Charles Edward and Olivine Green Hartson. She was united in marriage Nov. 19, 1955, in Davenport, Iowa, to Charles Willis...
Gaylord R. Steffen (04/20/06)
Garylord R. Steffen, 83, of Glencoe, Ark., died April 5, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. He was born in El Roy, Wis., the son of Robert O. Steffen and Lena Hillestad Steffen. He was a graduate of Iowa State University and was employed by Engineering Supply Co. He also was the owner of Lindsey Soft Water, and was a greeter at Wal-Mart...
Sharen Ilene Meinzer (04/20/06)
Sharen Ilene Meinzer, of Gepp, Ark., daughter of Elsie Emaline Moore and the late Earl Cleo Moore, was born Nov. 13, 1950, in Kansas City, Mo. She died April 8, 2006, at her home in Gepp at the age of 55. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She worked as a ward clerk for the Fulton County Hospital...
Cledis Wessley Rash (04/20/06)
Cledis Wessley, Rash, of Salem, son of the late Harry Lee and Audrey May Hanvey Rash, was born Sept. 12, 1935, in Black Rock, Ark. He died April 10, 2006, at his home in Salem at the age of 70 years. He was united in marriage to Marie Gorretti Worley on June 30, 1956, at Mesa, Ariz., and to this union five children were born. He was a farmer and a member of Saddle Baptist Church...
W. C. "Bill" Brown (04/20/06)
W. C. "Bill" Brown, 55, of Batesville, died April 9, 2006, in Batesville. Born May 18, 1950, in Batesville, he was the son of Rupert C. and Winnie Lee Meachum Brown. He graduated from Batesville High School. He attended college at ASU in Jonesboro...
Gusta Mae Sikes (04/20/06)
Gusta Mae Sikes, 74, of French Village, Mo., was born April 14, 1931, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Wayman and Effie Jane Rodgers McGhee. She died April 12, 2006 at her residence. She attended Goose Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Billy Gene Sikes of French Village; a daughter, Diane Moore of French Village; two sons, Ron Sikes and wife, Jeannie of Hillsboro and Robert Sikes and wife Karen of Steelville; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Rathellee McGhee of Couch.. ...
Claude Alan Thayer (04/27/06)
Claude Alan Thayer, 65, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Northwood, Iowa, died April 10, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Jan. 11, 1941, the son of Oscar and Lila Thayer in Belmond, Iowa. He was a mechanic and was of the Methodist faith...
Louis Wendell Bias (04/27/06)
Louis Wendell Bias, 73, of Thayer was born Aug. 20, 1932, in Oklahoma, the son of the late Hersel Bias and Elvis Morgan-Bias. He died April 9, 2006, in Eureka Springs, Ark. He was a retired roofer, and was also a member of the Kinsmen Motorcycle Club...
Joseph Craig Mask (04/27/06)
Joseph Craig Mask, of Ash Flat, son of Jeffrey Craig and Rebecca Jane Bailey Mask, was born on Oct. 24, 1983, in Salem, Ark. He died April 15, 2006, at his home near Ash Flat at the age of 22. He was a loving son, father and brother. He worked as a lawn caretaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Leroy Burch (04/27/06)
Leroy Burch of Wiseman, Ark., son of the late Arch M. and Bertha Hall Burch, was born Jan. 28, 1932, in Salem. He died April 16, 2006, at his home in Wiseman at the age of 74. Burch as united in marriage to Lena Fay Ray on Sept. 17, 1991, at Wiseman. He worked as an auto mechanic...
Richard Lee Theis Sr. (04/27/06)
Richard Lee Theis Sr., 68, of West Plains, Mo., son of the late Chester Lee and Myrtle Emma Simpson Theis, was born Jan. 28, 1938, in Kankakee, Ill. He died April 16, 2006, at his home in West Plains. He was a preacher. He served his country in the United States Navy and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Neta Ruth Schremmer (04/27/06)
Neta Ruth Schremmer, died April 18, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She was 79. She was born Feb. 15, 1927, in Saddle, Ark., the daughter of the late William and Ader Henry Earls. She was united in marriage to Frank Schremmer on May 5, 1990, in Mammoth Spring...
Billy S. Pickett (04/27/06)
Billy S. Pickett, 55, of Ravenden, died April 16, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 26, 1951, at Smithville, Ark., the son of Ernest Stavison and Dorthy Virginia (Bell) Pickett. He served in the United States Army, was a farmer, logger and of the Baptist faith...
Marlyn John Agenten (04/27/06)
Marlyn John Agenten, 70, died April 15, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. He was the son of the late Fernen and the late Edna (White) Agenten. He served 23 years in the U.S. Army and later was employed as a truck driver for Shneider Trucking...
Joddie Ray Pendarvis (04/27/06)
Joddie Ray Pendarvis died April 22, 2006, at his home in Mammoth Spring at the age of 81. He was born Oct. 24, 1924, in Fulton County, Ark., the son of the late William Allen "Jinks" and Bessie Gladis Collins Pendarvis. He was united in marriage Oct. 23, 1943, in Dell, Ark., to Trecie Eva Robinson. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Harold Dean Rogers (04/27/06)
Harold Dean Rogers, 65, of Evening Shade died April 20, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 27, 1940, at Cave City the son of Herbert Conley and Ruby Audrey Boles Rogers. He was the owner of The Rogers Shop at Evening Shade and was of the Baptist faith...
Florence Rose Gardner (04/27/06)
Florence Rose Gardner, 90, Ponchatoula, La., formerly of Cave City, died April 21, 2006, at the North Oaks Medical Center in Ponchatoula. She was born Sept. 29, 1915, at Mobley, Ark., to J.P. and Sarah James Rose. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Kelly Victor Graves (04/27/06)
Kelly Victor Graves, of Beaumont, Texas, son of Kelly Corneal and Jo Ann Cawvey Graves, was born on April 26, 1955, in Caraway, Ark. He died April 16, 2006, in Beaumont, at the age of 50. Graves was marred to Charlotte Wilt on June 5, 1999, at Salem. He worked as a radio disc jockey...
Edith Mae Cox (04/27/06)
Edith Mae Cox, 86, of Cherokee Village died April 20, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Cox was born on March 20, 1920, in Granite City, Ill. She worked many years in the automotive and aircraft industries. She was of the Baptist faith...
Walter H. Huth (04/04/06)
Walter H. Huth, 51, of Hardy died March 29, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born on May 14, 1954, in Bloomington, Ill., the son of Kenneth and Alma Fishel Huth. He was united in marriage to Yvonne Cordial in 1986 in Cherokee Village...
Tracy Lee Benton (04/11/06)
Tracy Lee Benton of Heart, daughter of the late Robert Lee Cooper and Rosa Stewart Cooper, was born April 20, 1921, in Heart. She died April 7, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 84. She was united in marriage to Carroll Benton on Dec. 3, 1936, at Heart...
Theresa Geneva Frailey Smith (04/18/06)
Theresa Geneva Frailey, Smith was born Sept. 26, 1919, in Hardy the daughter of the late Charles and and Lula Frailey. She died April 11, 2006, in Jonesboro at the age of 86. Survivors include her husband of 70 years, James H. (Jim) Smith; two sons and their wives, Wayne and Norma Smith, and Hubert and Caroline Smith, all of Cedar Hill, Texas; three daughters and their husbands, Nadine and Jon Bussard of Mountain Home, Judy and Stan Whitson of Fairhope, Ala., and Jeanie and Billy Wilson of Caulfield Mo.; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Groves and Shirley Sharp, both of Hardy; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Shirley C. Carneal (04/11/06)
Shirley C. Carneal, 77, of Cave City died April 4, 2006, at his home. He was born March 25, 1929, at Durham, N.C., to Raymond B. and Bertha Mullen Carneal. He retired from the United States Navy where he served as an aviation machinist. He moved to Arkansas in 1977 and was of the Protestant faith...
Richard James Shepard (04/11/06)
Richard James Shepard, of Hardy, son of the late James A. and Francis Vera Doss Shepherd, was born Jan. 7, 1943, in Great Bend, Kan. He died April 7, 2006, at Salem at the age of 63. He worked as a project engineer for a pipeline construction company. He served his country in the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War...
Norman McMurray (04/11/06)
Norman McMurray, 77, of Cherokee Village died April 5, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was a retired railroad conductor. He was a member of Cherokee Village Methodist Church and a member of the disabled American Veterans. Survivors include his wife, Lorrain McMurray; and three daughters, Rae Ann McMurray of Cedarville, Ill., Lynn Morre of Pueblo, Colo., and Kayla White of Madison, Wis.; one sister, Betty Milks of Brodhead, Wis.; one brother, Kenneth McMurray of Valier, Ill.; and four grandchildren.. ...
Marlyn John Agenten (04/25/06)
Marlyn John Agenten, 70, died April 15, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. He was born to the late Fernen and the late Edna (White) Agenten. He served 23 years in the U.S. Army and later was employed as a truck driver for Shneider Trucking...
Lena M. Fairbee (04/04/06)
Lena M. Fairbee, age 101, of De Leon, Texas, died March 29, 2006, at the De Leon Nursing and Rehab. She was born on Feb. 15, 1905, in Doddridge County, W. Va., the daughter of the late Anderson and Hannah Jane Evans Benedum. She was united in marriage on Nov. 7, 1925, to Edgar E. Fairbee in West Union, W. Va., She was a homemaker and a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in Batesville...
Linda Gail Kincade (04/04/06)
Memorial services for Linda Gail Kincade, 54, of Cherokee Village, who died March 8, are scheduled for April 8 at 2 p.m. at the Community of Christ Church in Cherokee Village. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland...
Lauren Ella Rutledge (04/18/06)
Lauren Ella Rutledge, age 1, of Cherokee Village died April 7, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was the daughter of John Rutledge of Ozark Acres and Casey Elliott Rutledge of Cherokee Village. She is survived by her parents; her sisters, Christina Rutledge and Hailey Rutledge of Cherokee Village, and brothers, David Rutledge and Evan Rutldge of Cherokee Village...
Lue Ann Baldridge (04/18/06)
Lue Ann Baldridge, 71, of Hardy died April 12, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Dec. 16, 1934, in the Armstrong community near Hardy. She was the daughter of Authur and Nora Young Baldridge. She married Jessie Waymon Baldridge at Weaver's Farm near Hardy Sept. 9, 1949...
James W. Nichols (04/18/06)
James W. Nichols, 83, of Rockford, Ill., died April 12, 2006, while vacationing in Cherokee Village. He was born April 14, 1922, in LaGrange, Ky., the fourth son of Mr. and Mrs. Kirby Nichols. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers -- L.B., Sam, Emil and Bruce; a half-sister, Mattie; and two sons -- Philip in 1969 and Kirby in 1984...
Jack Lee Smith (04/11/06)
Jack Lee Smith, 57, of Nelsonville died April 2, 2006, at White River Medical Cener in Batesville. He was born Aug. 8, 1948, at Miami, Okla., the son of Donald Leroy and Priscilla Ellen Garrett Smith. He was employed by the Bank of Cave City, served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Joseph Craig Mask (04/25/06)
Joseph Craig Mask of Ash Flat, son of Jeffrey Craig and Rebecca Jane Bailey Mask, was born on Oct. 24, 1983, in Salem. He died April 15, 2006, at his home near Ash Flat at the age of 22. He was a loving son, father and brother. He worked as a lawn caretaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Gaylord Steffen (04/11/06)
Gaylord R. Steffen, 83, of Glencoe, died April 5, 2006 in Ash Flat. A graduate from Iowa State University in education, he and his wife were the owners of Engineering Supply Co. in Davenport, Iowa, for 22 years before moving to Horseshoe Bend. They owned Lindsay Water in Horseshoe Bend for 14 years and after retiring he went to work at Wal-Mart in Ash Flat where he worked as a door greeter over 14 years until his death...
Florence Rose Gardner (04/25/06)
Florence Rose Gardner, 90, Ponchatoula, La., formerly of Cave City, died April 21, 2006, at the North Oaks Medical Center in Ponchatoula. She was born Sept. 29, 1915, at Mobley, Ark., to J.P. and Sarah James Rose. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Edith Viola Arnold (04/04/06)
Edith Viola Arnold of Salem, daughter of the late Henry Clark Boothe and Mattie Viola Walker Boothe, was born Oct. 13, 1908, in Lindsey, Okla. She died March 29, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 97. She was united in marriage to Floyd Arnold in the 1930s. They moved to Arkansas in the 1940s at the end of World War II. She was a homemaker...
Edith Mae Cox (04/25/06)
Edith Mae Cox, 86, of Cherokee Village died April 20, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Cox was born on March 20, 1920, in Granite City, Ill. She worked many years in the automotive and aircraft industries. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son, Hollis V. Cox Jr. of Cherokee Village; three grandchildren, Hollis V. Cox III of Washington, Mo., Donna L. Cox of Belleville, Ill., and Sharon M. Ashley of Beebe, Ark.; and seven great-grandchildren...
Elwood A. Snowden (04/11/06)
Elwood A. Snowden, 92, of Ash Flat died April 1, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born on Feb. 10, 1914, to Bink and Alice Hoagland Snowden at LeMoore, Calif. He was an oil field machinist for many years. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge and Elks Club in Taft, Calif...
Clifford Junior Henry (04/04/06)
Clifford Junior Henry, 63, of Hardy died March 29, 2006, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Sept. 5, 1942, in Hardy, the son of the late Floyd Clifford Henry and Josephine Bell Glapenshke. He was a construction supervisor for the Amis Construction Company of Oklahoma City, Okla., for more than 20 years...
Cora Fay Brown (04/11/06)
Cora Fay Brown, 93, of Cave City died April 6, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born June 21, 1913, at Lynn, Ark., to Stanley and Lula Buttram Jones. She was a homemaker and a member of the East Side Southern Baptist Church at Cave City...
Billy S. Pickett (04/25/06)
Billy S. Pickett, 55, of Ravenden died April 16, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 26, 1951, at Smithville, Ark., the son of Ernest Stavison and Dorthy Virginia (Bell) Pickett. He served in the United States Army, was a farmer, logger and of the Baptist faith...
Arthur "Art" Norbert Yanke (04/11/06)
Arthur "Art" Norbert Yanke, 89, of Cherokee Village died April 4, 2006 He left his loving wife, Alice Walz Yanke; one son Wayne and Arlene Yanke of Arkansas; two daughters Brenda and Jerry Holfert of Arkansas, and Sharon and John Dressel of Wisconsin; granddaughters, Debbi, Kelly, Heidi, Beth, Kim and Darice; grandsons Darryl and Kevin; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren...
Alli Lenae Dillinger (04/04/06)
Alli Lenae Dillinger, infant daughter of Brandon Lee Dillinger and Elizabeth Ann Hubbs of Batesville, died March 29, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 29, 2006, in Batesville. Survivors include her parents; paternal grandparents, Clayton and Jessie Dillinger of Batesville; maternal grandfather, Charles Hubbs of Drasco; maternal grandmother, Gretta Lynn Jordan of Fayetteville; great-grandmothers Lorine Boozer of Batesville, Imogene Dillinger of Poughkeepsie and Alice Norton of Drasco; great-grandfather Sonny Bennett of Searcy; several aunts and uncles; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...