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Obituaries from May 2006

Pauline Childers (05/25/06)
Pauline Childers, 76, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 29, 1929, in Oregon County, and died May 16, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center. She is survived by one daughter, Romona Smith and husband Lonnie of Alton, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Lawrence Goodin Sr. (05/25/06)
Lawrence Wallace "Wally" Goodin Sr., 80, of Hardy died May 13, 2006, in Memphis, Tenn. He was a certified welder. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Goodin, of Hardy; son, Lawrence Goodin III, of Hardy; daughter, Brenda Sue Kerr of Hardy; brother, James Allen Goodin of Hardy; son, Lawrence Goodin Jr. of Trumann; and daughter, Lana Mae McCrory of Mammoth Spring...
Louise Romine (05/25/06)
Louise Romine, of Viola, daughter of the late Milus Jasper Roper and Virgie Tackett Roper, was born Feb. 7, 1932, in Viola. She died May 21, 2006, at Pine Lane Health Care in Mountain Home at the age of 74. She was united in marriage to Archie L. Romine on March 14, 1953, at Salem. To this union one daughter was born...
Mrs. Rutha Wess (05/25/06)
Mrs. Rutha O. (Thomas) Wess, 85, of Ash Flat, died May 18 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was the daughter of the late Franklin Thomas and the late Delila (Goings) Thomas. She is survived by her daughter, Nina Bass of New Albany, Ind., a stepdaughter, Elwanda Raper of Hot Springs, Ark.; a son, Leonard Wess of Williford; stepsons, Tommy Wess of Shelby, N.C., and Wayne Wess of Cherokee Village...
Mildred J. Ewertowski (05/25/06)
Mildred J. (Korinek) Ewertowski, 90, of Evening Shade died May 18, 2006, at her residence in Evening Shade. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Korinek and the late Anna (David) Korinek. She was a homemaker. Survivors include one daughter, Nancy Ewertowski Surles of Evening Shade; one son, Thomas Ewertowski of Huntley, Ill...
Teddy C. Taylor (05/25/06)
~Born 4-19-1949 -- Died 5-12-2006 Teddy Cleveland Taylor, of Thayer, was born April 19, 1949, and died May 12. 2006. He is survived by his mother, Jewell Taylor; his sister and her husband, Terry and Stan Wheeler, all of Springfield.
Agnes Marie Johnson (05/25/06)
Agnos Marie Johnson 87, of Alton, was born June 10, 1918, in Oregon County, Mo., and died May 12, 2006, at the West Vue Nursing Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include four daughters, Shirley Ann Hardwick of Alton, Phyllis Cropper of Rover, Mo., Sharon Rockwell of West Plains, Norma Miller of Doniphan, Mo.; two sons, Joe Johnson of Alton, Roy Dean Johnson of Birch Tree, Mo.; two brothers, Hurschel Sandridge of Thayer, and John Sandridge of Fordland, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Bruce Charles Britton (05/25/06)
Bruce Charles Britton, 39, of Thayer, was born Nov. 17, 1966, in Sacramento, Calif., and died April 26, 2006, at his home. Survivors include his wife, Becky; three children, Tyler Bonds, Derek Protonentis and Savannah Britton all of the home; his mother, Gloria Britton of Mammoth Spring; one brother, Joseph Britton of Florence, Ariz.; two sisters, Lavina Cuadra of Phoenix, Ariz., Brenda Brafford of Scottsdale, Ariz.; one half-brother, George Britton of Florence; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Michelle Lynn Johns (05/25/06)
Michelle Lynn Johns, age 38, of Springdale, Ark., died May 13, 2006, at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. She was born Feb. 20, 1968, at Salem daughter of Jerry and Letha Kae Foster Lancaster. She moved to the Northwest Arkansas area in 2004 from Mountain Home...
Garon L. Crafton (05/25/06)
Garon L. Crafton, 84, of Cave City died May 15, 2006, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Dec, 17, 1921, at Strawberry the son of the late Elvie and Effie Sneed Crafton. He was a superintendent for a railroad construction company. He was a United States Army Veteran of World War II, having served in the European and Pacific areas...
Sloan H. Wells (05/11/06)
Sloan H. Wells, 79, of Cave City, Ark., died April 30, 2006. He was born March 25, 1927, in Nelsonville, Ark., the son of the late Roe Wells, and Lela Hutchison Wells. He was postmaster in Cave City for 23 years. He served in the Coast Guard during World War II...
Margaret Milton (05/11/06)
Margaret Milton, 68, of Thayer was born March 7, 1938, in Seneca, Ill., the daughter of Howard Rivers Sr. and Charlotte Simmons Rivers. She died May 4, 2006, at Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House in Mountain Home. She was united in marriage to Theodore Milton Sr. and was a cook in the restaurant business...
Larry E. Matheny (05/11/06)
Larry E. Matheny, 57, of Bateville, died May 8, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan. 13, 1949, at Levy, Ark., to Allison B. and Merle O. Griffin Matheny. He was a member of the Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church located near Cave City. Survivors include his wife, Donna Matheny of the home; one son, Jeremy Matheny of Cave City; one daughter, Christy Hopper of Greenbrier; two stepsons, Jonathan Little of Walnut Ridge and Christopher Little of Batesville; three brothers, Curtis Matheny of Cave City, Michael Matheny of Marysville, Calif., and Richard Matheny of Batesville; three sisters Patricia Whitaker and Carolyn Wammack both of Batesville, and Tammy Rogers of Fort Worth, Texas; 10 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Kirk Alan Bloomfield (05/11/06)
Kirk Alan Bloomfield, 51, of Hardy died May 2, 2006, at his residence. Bloomfield was born Feb. 5, 1955, in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Harry Kenneth Bloomfield and Margery Ann Hannon. He worked as an auto mechanic in the Hardy area for many years. He was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Cherokee Village...
Goldie Scribner (05/11/06)
Goldie Scribner, of Salem, daughter of the late Roland Jennings and Phebie Thompson Jennings, was born April 11, 1916, in Calico Rock. She died May 1, 2006, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem at the age of 90. She was united in marriage to Euell Huston Scribner on May 24, 1934, at Wheeling, Ark. To this union five children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
June Monier (05/11/06)
June Williamson Hamrick Monier of Cherokee Village died April 23, 2006, in Cape Coral, Fla. She was born Aug. 28, 1923, in Springfield, Ill. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Randy (Rebecca) Vaughn, Cape Coral, Fla., Roberta Hanson of Cherokee Village, Sammie Hamrick of Cherokee Village, and Mrs. ...
Hazel E. Wandless (05/11/06)
Hazel E. Wandless, 85, of Cherokee Village died May 2, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born March 6, 1921, in Kensett, Ark., daughter of John Lafayette Neal and Clara E. Barber Neal. She was married to Kenneth Wandless Oct. 14, 1966, in Wilmington, Ill. She worked as an accountant for the United States government for many years before retiring. She moved with her husband to Cherokee Village in 1989 from Illinois. Mrs. Wandless was a member of the Cherokee Village Lions Club...
Martha M. Twilley Reeves (05/11/06)
Martha M. Twilley Reeves, daughter of the late Elza Twilley and Edith Haley Twilley, was born Sept. 6, 1928, in Borger, Texas. She died May 3, 2006, at her home in Mt. Pleasant, Ark., at the age of 77. She was united in marriage to Vaughn D. Reeves on Dec. 29, 1945, in Grand Falls, Texas...
Harold Ellsworth Marsh (05/11/06)
Harold Ellsworth Marsh, 92, of Horseshoe Bend died May 1, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was born Dec. 6, 1913, in Scott County, Ill., the son of the late Harold Conference and Mabel Llewelyn (Hawkins) Marsh. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Horseshoe Bend where he was active in church activities and was a retired school teacher. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Richard Ernst Waibel (05/18/06)
Richard Ernst Waibel 88, of Cherokee Village died May 2, 2006, in Batesville. He was a pressman for Cooply Press in San Diego and a tool and die maker. He is survived by his wife, Laura Mae Waibel; a daughter, Diane Wilderson of Bonita, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Jessica and Robert Morrison of Clovis, Calif...
Donald Webster Ellzey (05/18/06)
Donald Webster Ellzey Sr., son of the late Thomas R. Ellzey and Annie Mae Grayson Ellzey, was born Oct. 23, 1950, in Jones County, Miss. He died May 2, 2006, in Mountain Home at the age of 55. He served in the United Sates Army during the Vietnam War. Ellzey was a commercial truck driver...
Alice Orr (05/18/06)
Alice Orr of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Sam Hale Williams and Louisa Alice Taylor Williams, was born Nov. 1, 1913, in Mitchell, Ark. She died May 8, 2006, at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Lloyd Hutson in 1928, just before her 15th birthday. To this union, two children were born. He preceded her in death in 1935...
Beulah Jane Couch (05/18/06)
Beulah Jane Couch died May 5, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer at the age of 97. She was born Feb. 27, 1909, in Cabool, Mo., the daughter of the late John W. and Maude Latham Rackley. She was united in marriage Dec. 24, 1931, in Cabool to John L. Couch, who preceded her in death March 29, 1977...
Ralph A. Blizard (05/18/06)
Ralph A. Blizard, 99, of Cherokee Village died May 8, 2006, at his residence.He was born June 4, 1906 in Moline, Kan., the son of the late Ed and Orpha Bell (Magee) Blizard. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving his country during World War II...
Damon Theo Jones (05/18/06)
Damon Theo Jones, 80, of Cherokee Village died May 11, 2006, at Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis. He was born Sept. 10, 1925, at Melbourne the son of Sim and Francis Elizabeth Jackson Jones. He was retired from Con Agra Foods in Batesville and a member of the Pioneer Free Will Baptist Church at Ash Flat...
Kenneth Clodfelter (05/18/06)
Kenneth Lee Clodfelter, son of Harvey Robert Clodfelter and Mary Louise Wynn Clodfelter, was born March 10, 1959, in Baltimore, Md., He died May 6, 2006, at Regional Medical Center in Tennessee, at the age of 47. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Hamilton in 1983, in Secunda, South Africa. To this union one daughter was born...
Betty Sue Cate Hall (05/18/06)
Betty Sue Cate Hall, 76, of Cherokee Village died May 11, 2006, at her residence. She was a former resident of West Memphis, Ark. Hall was born in Forrest City, Ark., on May 3, 1930, the daughter of Ottie and Ethel Mahan Cate. She was a homemaker who loved to arrange flowers and was the former Chairman of the Crittenden Republican Party for many years. She was a member of the Timely Club, Hardy Garden Club and Hardy United Methodist Church...
Ione E. Myers (05/18/06)
Ione E. Myers, 85, of Thayer, Mo., was born June 24, 1920, and passed away May 7, 2006. Survivors include three children, James Leroy Myers, Geraldeen Lorrain Myers Winfree and Michelle Lynn Myers Bailey; one grandson, Richard Gilbert Walters; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Carl Jay Brand IV (05/18/06)
Carl J. Brand IV, 45, of Evening Shade died May 10, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Sept. 19, 1960, at Newport, Ark., the son of Carl J. Brand III and Barbara Pay-singer Brand. He was a truck driver for Willis Shaw Express, a veteran of the United States Air Force, life member of the National Rifle Association, life member of the North American Hunting Club and a member of the Church of Christ...
Wilda Maxine Fiscus (05/18/06)
Wilda Maxine Fiscus, 83, of Williford died May 10, 2006, in Horseshoe Bend. Fiscus was a registered nurse with Baptist Memorial Hospital. She is survived by son Don Fiscus of Ozark Acres; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, John D. and Bessie Crabtree Maynard...
Karen Faye Harris (05/18/06)
Karen Faye Harris, 47, of Marked Tree, Ark., daughter of the late Roy Berlin and Reba Lorene Gray Marrs, was born on Feb. 5, 1959, in Wilson, Ark. She died May 14, 2006, at her home in Marked Tree. She was a loving mother, sister and grandmother. She worked as cashier for a convenience store...
Betty Kay Hill (05/18/06)
Betty Kay Hill, of Mammoth Spring, daughter of the late George Arthur and Cecil Gertrude Cole Campbell, was born Jan. 13, 1944, in Denver Colo. She died May 11, 2006, at Mammoth Spring at the age of 62. She was united in marriage to William Robert Hill in Lakewood, Colo., and to this union four children were born. She worked as a seamstress at the Tri-County Shirt Company. She was of the Baptist faith...
Dixie Louise Quillin (05/18/06)
Dixie Louise Quillin, 90, died May 10, 2006. Quillin spent most of her adult life residing in Memphis, Tenn., where she retired from the Kellogg Co. She spent her early retirement years in Cherokee Village. She attended a weekly Bible study at Pleasant Hills Retirement Center in Little Rock, her home for the last 10 years of her life...
Alvin Richard Ash (05/18/06)
Alvin Richard Ash, 60, of Mammoth Spring was born Jan. 22, 1946, in Blytheville, Ark., and died May 9, 2006, at his home. Survivors include two children, Tina Campbell of Troy, Mo., and Scott Ash of Jacksonville, Ark.; three sisters, Patsy Hopper of Mammoth Spring, Alice Jones of Blytheville, and Glenda Gross of Jacksonville; one brother, Ricky Ash of Blytheville; two grandchildren, Courtney and Kyle Campbell of Troy; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Jo Ella Todd (05/18/06)
Jo Ella Todd, 72, of Wiseman, daughter of the late Eural Claude and Nobia Beatrice Sellars Bookout, was born on Aug. 15, 1933, in Violet Hill, Ark. She died on May 12, 2006, at Salem. She was united in marriage to Granville G. Todd on June 6, 1952, at Melbourne, and to this union, two daughters were born...
Charles Tucker (05/04/06)
Charles M. "Bubba" Tucker, age 31, of Cave City died April 29, 2006, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. He was born June 28, 1974, at Houston, Texas, the son of Dennis Edward Tucker Sr. and Charlotte Ann Sullivan Tucker. He was a Blue Oval certified salesman for Ford Motor Company, served in the United States Navy, was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge at Batesville and was of the Baptist faith...
Brenda Wooldridge (05/04/06)
Brenda Jean Wooldridge, 55, of Cave City died April 27, 2006, at her home. She was born May 12, 1950, at Blytheville, Ark. She was reared by her maternal grandparents, Thomas and Maggie Herrington. She was a Head Start teacher, homemaker and a member of the Maxville Missionary Baptist Church at Cave City...
Dorothea Cecilia Bain (05/04/06)
Dorothea Cecilia Bain, of Salem, daughter of the late Thomas and Bridget Ann Mahon Quinn was born June 16, 1929, in Plymouth, Pa. She died April 24, 2006, at Salem at the age of 76. She was married to John Leroy Bain in Norfork Va., and to this union a son was born. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother...
Sylvia Bell Bird (05/04/06)
Sylvia Bell Bird, 76, of Hardy, formerly of Hurricane, W. Va., died April 28 at her home. She was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Hurricane, W. Va., the daughter of the late Wyatt Dale and Minnie Mae Toland Searls. She was united in marriage to Clarence Ray Bird in West Virginia. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Nathen Eugene Rhoads (05/04/06)
Nathen Eugene Rhoads, age 28, of Cherokee Village, died April 22, 2006, in Alton, Mo., He was a fork lift operator. He was the son of Ronnie Donaldson of Monticello and Deborah (Rhoads) Hines of Bakersfield, Calif. Survivors include his wife, Lisa Rhoads; daughters, Christi and Amanda Rhoads of Cherokee Village; sons, Aaron Rhoads of Fayetteville and Thomas Rhoads of Cherokee Village; sisters, Rosella Rhoads of Bakersfield, Calif, Jessica Donaldson of Star City, Lorraine Donaldson of Monti-cello and brothers, Tommy Rhoads of Fresno, Calif., and Rick Donaldson of Monticello.. ...
LouElla Jean Schwamb (05/04/06)
LouElla Jean Jenkins Schwamb, 80, of Paragould, died April 28, 2006, at St. Elizabeth's in Jonesboro. She was a retired school teacher and a homemaker. Survivors include two sons, Stephen and Philip Schwamb of Visalia, Calif.; a daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Butch Heath of Paragould; owners of Heath Funeral Home of Hardy; a brother, Randall "Red" Jenkins of Paragould; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren...
Bertram Tyrrell (05/04/06)
Bertram, Tyrrell, age 79, of Cherokee Village died April 29, 2006, at Baxter Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. He was retired from Caterpillar, and Line Metal in Illinois. He served as a reserve deputy with Dekalb County Sherriff's Department. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Tyrrell; his daughter, Phyllis Tyrrell of Portland, Maine, and a son, William "Willie" Tyrrell of Cherokee Village...
Donald Lee Strain (05/04/06)
Donald Lee Strain, 52, of Alton, was born April 24, 1954, near Alton and died April 24, 2006, at his home. Survivors include his mother, Alene Burmingham of the home; one sister, Ester Burmingham of the home; five brothers, Roy Strain of Alton, Terry Strain, of Alton, Ronald Strain of Oregon, James Burmingham of Birch Tree, Mo., Everett Burmingham of Forrest City, Ark.; three sons, Eric Strain of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Kevin Strain of Washington, Samuel Strain of Willow Springs, Mo.; one step-son, Shiloh Gaffee of Willow Springs, Mo.; an numerous other relatives and friends. ...
Garon L. Crafton (05/25/06)
Garon L. Crafton, 84, of Cave City died May 15, 2006, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Dec, 17, 1921, at Strawberry the son of the late Elvie and Effie Sneed Crafton. He was a superintendent for a railroad construction company. He was a United States Army Veteran of World War II, having served in the European and Pacific areas...
Michelle Lynn Johns (05/25/06)
Michelle Lynn Johns, age 38, of Springdale, Ark., died May 13, 2006, at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. She was born Feb. 20, 1968, at Salem daughter of Jerry and Letha Kae Foster Lancaster. She moved to the Northwest Arkansas area in 2004 from Mountain Home...
Louise Romine (05/25/06)
Louise Romine, of Viola, daughter of the late Milus Jasper Roper and Virgie Tackett Roper, was born Feb. 7, 1932, in Viola. She died May 21, 2006, at Pine Lane Health Care in Mountain Home at the age of 74. She was united in marriage to Archie L. Romine on March 14, 1953, at Salem. To this union one daughter was born...
Agnes Marie Johnson (05/25/06)
Agnos Marie Johnson 87, of Alton, was born June 10, 1918, in Oregon County, Mo., and died May 12, 2006, at the West Vue Nursing Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include four daughters, Shirley Ann Hardwick of Alton, Phyllis Cropper of Rover, Mo., Sharon Rockwell of West Plains, Norma Miller of Doniphan, Mo.; two sons, Joe Johnson of Alton, Roy Dean Johnson of Birch Tree, Mo.; two brothers, Hurschel Sandridge of Thayer, and John Sandridge of Fordland, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Teddy C. Taylor (05/25/06)
~Born 4-19-1949 -- Died 5-12-2006 Teddy Cleveland Taylor, of Thayer, was born April 19, 1949, and died May 12. 2006. He is survived by his mother, Jewell Taylor; his sister and her husband, Terry and Stan Wheeler, all of Springfield.
Pauline Childers (05/25/06)
Pauline Childers, 76, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 29, 1929, in Oregon County, and died May 16, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center. She is survived by one daughter, Romona Smith and husband Lonnie of Alton, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Mildred J. Ewertowski (05/25/06)
Mildred J. (Korinek) Ewertowski, 90, of Evening Shade died May 18, 2006, at her residence in Evening Shade. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Korinek and the late Anna (David) Korinek. She was a homemaker. Survivors include one daughter, Nancy Ewertowski Surles of Evening Shade; one son, Thomas Ewertowski of Huntley, Ill...
Mrs. Rutha Wess (05/25/06)
Mrs. Rutha O. (Thomas) Wess, 85, of Ash Flat, died May 18 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was the daughter of the late Franklin Thomas and the late Delila (Goings) Thomas. She is survived by her daughter, Nina Bass of New Albany, Ind., a stepdaughter, Elwanda Raper of Hot Springs, Ark.; a son, Leonard Wess of Williford; stepsons, Tommy Wess of Shelby, N.C., and Wayne Wess of Cherokee Village...
Lawrence Goodin Sr. (05/25/06)
Lawrence Wallace "Wally" Goodin Sr., 80, of Hardy died May 13, 2006, in Memphis, Tenn. He was a certified welder. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Goodin, of Hardy; son, Lawrence Goodin III, of Hardy; daughter, Brenda Sue Kerr of Hardy; brother, James Allen Goodin of Hardy; son, Lawrence Goodin Jr. of Trumann; and daughter, Lana Mae McCrory of Mammoth Spring...
Bruce Charles Britton (05/25/06)
Bruce Charles Britton, 39, of Thayer, was born Nov. 17, 1966, in Sacramento, Calif., and died April 26, 2006, at his home. Survivors include his wife, Becky; three children, Tyler Bonds, Derek Protonentis and Savannah Britton all of the home; his mother, Gloria Britton of Mammoth Spring; one brother, Joseph Britton of Florence, Ariz.; two sisters, Lavina Cuadra of Phoenix, Ariz., Brenda Brafford of Scottsdale, Ariz.; one half-brother, George Britton of Florence; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Larry E. Matheny (05/11/06)
Larry E. Matheny, 57, of Bateville, died May 8, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan. 13, 1949, at Levy, Ark., to Allison B. and Merle O. Griffin Matheny. He was a member of the Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church located near Cave City. Survivors include his wife, Donna Matheny of the home; one son, Jeremy Matheny of Cave City; one daughter, Christy Hopper of Greenbrier; two stepsons, Jonathan Little of Walnut Ridge and Christopher Little of Batesville; three brothers, Curtis Matheny of Cave City, Michael Matheny of Marysville, Calif., and Richard Matheny of Batesville; three sisters Patricia Whitaker and Carolyn Wammack both of Batesville, and Tammy Rogers of Fort Worth, Texas; 10 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Harold Ellsworth Marsh (05/11/06)
Harold Ellsworth Marsh, 92, of Horseshoe Bend died May 1, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was born Dec. 6, 1913, in Scott County, Ill., the son of the late Harold Conference and Mabel Llewelyn (Hawkins) Marsh. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Horseshoe Bend where he was active in church activities and was a retired school teacher. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Sloan H. Wells (05/11/06)
Sloan H. Wells, 79, of Cave City, Ark., died April 30, 2006. He was born March 25, 1927, in Nelsonville, Ark., the son of the late Roe Wells, and Lela Hutchison Wells. He was postmaster in Cave City for 23 years. He served in the Coast Guard during World War II...
June Monier (05/11/06)
June Williamson Hamrick Monier of Cherokee Village died April 23, 2006, in Cape Coral, Fla. She was born Aug. 28, 1923, in Springfield, Ill. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Randy (Rebecca) Vaughn, Cape Coral, Fla., Roberta Hanson of Cherokee Village, Sammie Hamrick of Cherokee Village, and Mrs. ...
Goldie Scribner (05/11/06)
Goldie Scribner, of Salem, daughter of the late Roland Jennings and Phebie Thompson Jennings, was born April 11, 1916, in Calico Rock. She died May 1, 2006, at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem at the age of 90. She was united in marriage to Euell Huston Scribner on May 24, 1934, at Wheeling, Ark. To this union five children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Hazel E. Wandless (05/11/06)
Hazel E. Wandless, 85, of Cherokee Village died May 2, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born March 6, 1921, in Kensett, Ark., daughter of John Lafayette Neal and Clara E. Barber Neal. She was married to Kenneth Wandless Oct. 14, 1966, in Wilmington, Ill. She worked as an accountant for the United States government for many years before retiring. She moved with her husband to Cherokee Village in 1989 from Illinois. Mrs. Wandless was a member of the Cherokee Village Lions Club...
Margaret Milton (05/11/06)
Margaret Milton, 68, of Thayer was born March 7, 1938, in Seneca, Ill., the daughter of Howard Rivers Sr. and Charlotte Simmons Rivers. She died May 4, 2006, at Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House in Mountain Home. She was united in marriage to Theodore Milton Sr. and was a cook in the restaurant business...
Martha M. Twilley Reeves (05/11/06)
Martha M. Twilley Reeves, daughter of the late Elza Twilley and Edith Haley Twilley, was born Sept. 6, 1928, in Borger, Texas. She died May 3, 2006, at her home in Mt. Pleasant, Ark., at the age of 77. She was united in marriage to Vaughn D. Reeves on Dec. 29, 1945, in Grand Falls, Texas...
Kirk Alan Bloomfield (05/11/06)
Kirk Alan Bloomfield, 51, of Hardy died May 2, 2006, at his residence. Bloomfield was born Feb. 5, 1955, in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Harry Kenneth Bloomfield and Margery Ann Hannon. He worked as an auto mechanic in the Hardy area for many years. He was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Cherokee Village...
Carl Jay Brand IV (05/18/06)
Carl J. Brand IV, 45, of Evening Shade died May 10, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Sept. 19, 1960, at Newport, Ark., the son of Carl J. Brand III and Barbara Pay-singer Brand. He was a truck driver for Willis Shaw Express, a veteran of the United States Air Force, life member of the National Rifle Association, life member of the North American Hunting Club and a member of the Church of Christ...
Richard Ernst Waibel (05/18/06)
Richard Ernst Waibel 88, of Cherokee Village died May 2, 2006, in Batesville. He was a pressman for Cooply Press in San Diego and a tool and die maker. He is survived by his wife, Laura Mae Waibel; a daughter, Diane Wilderson of Bonita, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Jessica and Robert Morrison of Clovis, Calif...
Donald Webster Ellzey (05/18/06)
Donald Webster Ellzey Sr., son of the late Thomas R. Ellzey and Annie Mae Grayson Ellzey, was born Oct. 23, 1950, in Jones County, Miss. He died May 2, 2006, in Mountain Home at the age of 55. He served in the United Sates Army during the Vietnam War. Ellzey was a commercial truck driver...
Beulah Jane Couch (05/18/06)
Beulah Jane Couch died May 5, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer at the age of 97. She was born Feb. 27, 1909, in Cabool, Mo., the daughter of the late John W. and Maude Latham Rackley. She was united in marriage Dec. 24, 1931, in Cabool to John L. Couch, who preceded her in death March 29, 1977...
Kenneth Clodfelter (05/18/06)
Kenneth Lee Clodfelter, son of Harvey Robert Clodfelter and Mary Louise Wynn Clodfelter, was born March 10, 1959, in Baltimore, Md., He died May 6, 2006, at Regional Medical Center in Tennessee, at the age of 47. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Hamilton in 1983, in Secunda, South Africa. To this union one daughter was born...
Karen Faye Harris (05/18/06)
Karen Faye Harris, 47, of Marked Tree, Ark., daughter of the late Roy Berlin and Reba Lorene Gray Marrs, was born on Feb. 5, 1959, in Wilson, Ark. She died May 14, 2006, at her home in Marked Tree. She was a loving mother, sister and grandmother. She worked as cashier for a convenience store...
Ione E. Myers (05/18/06)
Ione E. Myers, 85, of Thayer, Mo., was born June 24, 1920, and passed away May 7, 2006. Survivors include three children, James Leroy Myers, Geraldeen Lorrain Myers Winfree and Michelle Lynn Myers Bailey; one grandson, Richard Gilbert Walters; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Wilda Maxine Fiscus (05/18/06)
Wilda Maxine Fiscus, 83, of Williford died May 10, 2006, in Horseshoe Bend. Fiscus was a registered nurse with Baptist Memorial Hospital. She is survived by son Don Fiscus of Ozark Acres; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, John D. and Bessie Crabtree Maynard...
Betty Kay Hill (05/18/06)
Betty Kay Hill, of Mammoth Spring, daughter of the late George Arthur and Cecil Gertrude Cole Campbell, was born Jan. 13, 1944, in Denver Colo. She died May 11, 2006, at Mammoth Spring at the age of 62. She was united in marriage to William Robert Hill in Lakewood, Colo., and to this union four children were born. She worked as a seamstress at the Tri-County Shirt Company. She was of the Baptist faith...
Dixie Louise Quillin (05/18/06)
Dixie Louise Quillin, 90, died May 10, 2006. Quillin spent most of her adult life residing in Memphis, Tenn., where she retired from the Kellogg Co. She spent her early retirement years in Cherokee Village. She attended a weekly Bible study at Pleasant Hills Retirement Center in Little Rock, her home for the last 10 years of her life...
Betty Sue Cate Hall (05/18/06)
Betty Sue Cate Hall, 76, of Cherokee Village died May 11, 2006, at her residence. She was a former resident of West Memphis, Ark. Hall was born in Forrest City, Ark., on May 3, 1930, the daughter of Ottie and Ethel Mahan Cate. She was a homemaker who loved to arrange flowers and was the former Chairman of the Crittenden Republican Party for many years. She was a member of the Timely Club, Hardy Garden Club and Hardy United Methodist Church...
Alvin Richard Ash (05/18/06)
Alvin Richard Ash, 60, of Mammoth Spring was born Jan. 22, 1946, in Blytheville, Ark., and died May 9, 2006, at his home. Survivors include two children, Tina Campbell of Troy, Mo., and Scott Ash of Jacksonville, Ark.; three sisters, Patsy Hopper of Mammoth Spring, Alice Jones of Blytheville, and Glenda Gross of Jacksonville; one brother, Ricky Ash of Blytheville; two grandchildren, Courtney and Kyle Campbell of Troy; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Alice Orr (05/18/06)
Alice Orr of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Sam Hale Williams and Louisa Alice Taylor Williams, was born Nov. 1, 1913, in Mitchell, Ark. She died May 8, 2006, at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Lloyd Hutson in 1928, just before her 15th birthday. To this union, two children were born. He preceded her in death in 1935...
Ralph A. Blizard (05/18/06)
Ralph A. Blizard, 99, of Cherokee Village died May 8, 2006, at his residence.He was born June 4, 1906 in Moline, Kan., the son of the late Ed and Orpha Bell (Magee) Blizard. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving his country during World War II...
Damon Theo Jones (05/18/06)
Damon Theo Jones, 80, of Cherokee Village died May 11, 2006, at Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis. He was born Sept. 10, 1925, at Melbourne the son of Sim and Francis Elizabeth Jackson Jones. He was retired from Con Agra Foods in Batesville and a member of the Pioneer Free Will Baptist Church at Ash Flat...
Jo Ella Todd (05/18/06)
Jo Ella Todd, 72, of Wiseman, daughter of the late Eural Claude and Nobia Beatrice Sellars Bookout, was born on Aug. 15, 1933, in Violet Hill, Ark. She died on May 12, 2006, at Salem. She was united in marriage to Granville G. Todd on June 6, 1952, at Melbourne, and to this union, two daughters were born...
LouElla Jean Schwamb (05/04/06)
LouElla Jean Jenkins Schwamb, 80, of Paragould, died April 28, 2006, at St. Elizabeth's in Jonesboro. She was a retired school teacher and a homemaker. Survivors include two sons, Stephen and Philip Schwamb of Visalia, Calif.; a daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Butch Heath of Paragould; owners of Heath Funeral Home of Hardy; a brother, Randall "Red" Jenkins of Paragould; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren...
Bertram Tyrrell (05/04/06)
Bertram, Tyrrell, age 79, of Cherokee Village died April 29, 2006, at Baxter Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. He was retired from Caterpillar, and Line Metal in Illinois. He served as a reserve deputy with Dekalb County Sherriff's Department. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Tyrrell; his daughter, Phyllis Tyrrell of Portland, Maine, and a son, William "Willie" Tyrrell of Cherokee Village...
Dorothea Cecilia Bain (05/04/06)
Dorothea Cecilia Bain, of Salem, daughter of the late Thomas and Bridget Ann Mahon Quinn was born June 16, 1929, in Plymouth, Pa. She died April 24, 2006, at Salem at the age of 76. She was married to John Leroy Bain in Norfork Va., and to this union a son was born. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother...
Sylvia Bell Bird (05/04/06)
Sylvia Bell Bird, 76, of Hardy, formerly of Hurricane, W. Va., died April 28 at her home. She was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Hurricane, W. Va., the daughter of the late Wyatt Dale and Minnie Mae Toland Searls. She was united in marriage to Clarence Ray Bird in West Virginia. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Donald Lee Strain (05/04/06)
Donald Lee Strain, 52, of Alton, was born April 24, 1954, near Alton and died April 24, 2006, at his home. Survivors include his mother, Alene Burmingham of the home; one sister, Ester Burmingham of the home; five brothers, Roy Strain of Alton, Terry Strain, of Alton, Ronald Strain of Oregon, James Burmingham of Birch Tree, Mo., Everett Burmingham of Forrest City, Ark.; three sons, Eric Strain of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Kevin Strain of Washington, Samuel Strain of Willow Springs, Mo.; one step-son, Shiloh Gaffee of Willow Springs, Mo.; an numerous other relatives and friends. ...
Nathen Eugene Rhoads (05/04/06)
Nathen Eugene Rhoads, age 28, of Cherokee Village, died April 22, 2006, in Alton, Mo., He was a fork lift operator. He was the son of Ronnie Donaldson of Monticello and Deborah (Rhoads) Hines of Bakersfield, Calif. Survivors include his wife, Lisa Rhoads; daughters, Christi and Amanda Rhoads of Cherokee Village; sons, Aaron Rhoads of Fayetteville and Thomas Rhoads of Cherokee Village; sisters, Rosella Rhoads of Bakersfield, Calif, Jessica Donaldson of Star City, Lorraine Donaldson of Monti-cello and brothers, Tommy Rhoads of Fresno, Calif., and Rick Donaldson of Monticello.. ...
Brenda Wooldridge (05/04/06)
Brenda Jean Wooldridge, 55, of Cave City died April 27, 2006, at her home. She was born May 12, 1950, at Blytheville, Ark. She was reared by her maternal grandparents, Thomas and Maggie Herrington. She was a Head Start teacher, homemaker and a member of the Maxville Missionary Baptist Church at Cave City...
Charles Tucker (05/04/06)
Charles M. "Bubba" Tucker, age 31, of Cave City died April 29, 2006, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. He was born June 28, 1974, at Houston, Texas, the son of Dennis Edward Tucker Sr. and Charlotte Ann Sullivan Tucker. He was a Blue Oval certified salesman for Ford Motor Company, served in the United States Navy, was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge at Batesville and was of the Baptist faith...
Wilda Maxine Ficus (05/16/06)
Wilda Maxine Fiscus, 83, of Williford died May 10, 2006, in Horseshoe Bend. Fiscus was a registered nurse with Baptist Memorial Hospital. She is survived by son Don Fiscus of Ozark Acres; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, John D. and Bessie Crabtree Maynard...
Sloan H. Wells (05/09/06)
Sloan H. Wells, 79, of Cave City died April 30, 2006. He was born March 25, 1927, in Nelsonville, Ark., the son of the late Roe Wells and Lela Hutchison Wells. He was postmaster in Cave City for 23 years. He served in the Coast Guard during World War II...
Sylvia Bell Bird (05/02/06)
Sylvia Bell Bird, 76, of Hardy, formerly of Hurricane, W.Va., died April 28,2006 at her home. She was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Hurricane, W.Va., the daughter of the late Wyatt Dale and Minnie Mae Toland Searls. She was united in marriage to Clarence Ray Bird in West Virginia. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Rutha O. (Thomas) Wess (05/23/06)
Rutha O. (Thomas) Wess, 85, of Ash Flat died May 18, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was the daughter of the late Franklin Thomas and the late Delila (Goings) Thomas. She is survived by her daughter, Nina Bass of New Albany, Ind.; a stepdaughter, Elwanda Raper of Hot Springs, Ark.; a son, Leonard Wess of Williford; stepsons, Tommy Wess of Shelby, N.C., and Wayne Wess of Cherokee Village...
Richard Ernst Waibel (05/16/06)
Richard Ernst Waibel 88, of Cherokee Village died May 2, 2006, in Batesville. He was a pressman for Cooply Press in San Diego and a tool and die maker. He is survived by his wife, Laura Mae Waibel; a daughter, Diane Wilderson of Bonita, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Jessica and Robert Morrison of Clovis, Calif...
Ralph A. Blizard (05/16/06)
Ralph A. Blizard, 99, of Cherokee Village died May 8, 2006, at his residence. He was born June 4, 1906 in Moline, Kan., the son of the late Ed and Orpha Bell (Magee) Blizard. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving his country during World War II...
Nathan Eugene Rhoads (05/02/06)
Nathen Eugene Rhoads, age 28, of Cherokee Village died April 22, 2006, in Alton, Mo., He was a forklift operator. He was the son of Ronnie Donaldson of Monticello and Deborah (Rhoads) Hines of Bakersfield, Calif. Survivors include his wife, Lisa Rhoads; daughters, Christi and Amanda Rhoads of Cherokee Village; sons, Aaron Rhoads of Fayetteville and Thomas Rhoads of Cherokee Village; sisters, Rosella Rhoads of Bakersfield, Calif., Jessica Donaldson of Star City, Lorraine Donaldson of Monticello and brothers, Tommy Rhoads of Fresno, Calif., and Rick Donaldson of Monticello.. ...
Mildred J. Ewertowski (05/23/06)
Mildred J. (Korinek) Ewertowski, 90, of Evening Shade died May 18, 2006, at her residence in Evening Shade. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Korinek and the late Anna (David) Korinek. She was a homemaker. Survivors include one daughter, Nancy Ewertowski Surles of Evening Shade; one son, Thomas Ewertowski of Huntley, Ill...
Lawrence Wallace "Wally" Goodin (05/23/06)
Lawrence Wallace "Wally" Goodin Sr., 80, of Hardy died May 13, 2006, in Memphis, Tenn. He was a certified welder. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Goodin of Hardy; son, Lawrence Goodin III of Hardy; daughter, Brenda Sue Kerr of Hardy; brother, James Allen Goodin of Hardy; son, Lawrence Goodin Jr. of Trumann; and daughter, Lana Mae McCrory of Mammoth Spring...
LouElla Jean Jenkins Schwamb (05/02/06)
LouElla Jean Jenkins Schwamb, 80, of Paragould died April 28, 2006, at St. Elizabeth's in Jonesboro. She was a retired school teacher and a homemaker. Survivors include two sons, Stephen and Philip Schwamb of Visalia, Calif.; a daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Butch Heath of Paragould, owners of Heath Funeral Home of Hardy; a brother, Randall "Red" Jenkins of Paragould; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren...
Larry E. Matheny (05/16/06)
Larry E. Matheny, 57, of Batesville, died May 8, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan. 13, 1949, at Levy, Ark., to Allison B. and Merle O. Griffin Matheny. He was a member of the Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church located near Cave City. Survivors include his wife, Donna Matheny of the home; one son, Jeremy Matheny of Cave City; one daughter, Christy Hopper of Greenbrier; two step-sons, Jonathan Little of Walnut Ridge and Christopher Little of Batesville; three brothers, Curtis Matheny of Cave City, Michael Matheny of Marysville, Calif., and Richard Matheny of Batesville; three sisters Patricia Whitaker and Carolyn Wammack both of Batesville, and Tammy Rogers of Fort Worth, Texas; 10 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Kirk Alan Bloomfield (05/09/06)
Kirk Alan Bloomfield, 51, of Hardy died May 2, 2006, at his residence. Bloomfield was born Feb. 5, 1955, in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Harry Kenneth Bloomfield and Margery Ann Hannon. He worked as an auto mechanic in the Hardy area for many years. He was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Cherokee Village...
June Williamson Hamrick Monier (05/09/06)
June Williamson Hamrick Monier of Cherokee Village died April 23, 2006, in Cape Coral, Fla. She was born Aug. 28, 1923, in Springfield, Ill. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Randy (Rebecca) Vaughn, Cape Coral, Fla., Roberta Hanson of Cherokee Village, Sammie Hamrick of Cherokee Village, and Mrs. ...
Msg. John Sasfai Jr. (05/30/06)
Msg. John Sasfai Jr., (Ret. USA), 77, of Cherokee Village, died May 22, 2006 in Crossville, Tenn. He was born June 12, 1928, in Throop, Pa. After graduation from Honesdale High School in Honesdal, Pa., he worked for the Dairyman's League. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1948 and served until 1968 with duty in Korea during the Korean War, Germany, Fort Meyer and the Pentagon. ...
Harold Ellsworth Marsh (05/09/06)
Harold Ellsworth Marsh, 92, of Horseshoe Bend died May 1, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was born Dec. 6, 1913, in Scott County, Ill., the son of the late Harold Conference and Mabel Llewelyan (Hawkins) Marsh. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Horseshoe Bend where he was active in church activities and was a retired school teacher. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Hazel E. Wandless (05/09/06)
Hazel E. Wandless, 85, of Cherokee Village died May 2, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born March 6, 1921, in Kensett, Ark., the daughter of John Lafayette Neal and Clara E. Barber Neal. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Wandless on Oct. 14, 1966, in Wilmington, Ill...
Garon L. Crafton (05/23/06)
Garon L. Crafton, 84, of Cave City died May 15, 2006, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Dec. 17, 1921, at Strawberry to Elvie and Effie Sneed Crafton. He was a superintendent for a railroad construction company, a United States Army veteran of World War II, having served in the European and Pacific areas...
Damon Theo Jones (05/16/06)
Damon Theo Jones, 80, of Cherokee Village died May 11, 2006, at Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis. He was born Sept. 10, 1925, at Melbourne the son of Sim and Francis Elizabeth Jackson Jones. He was retired from Con Agra Foods in Batesville and a member of the Pioneer Free Will Baptist Church at Ash Flat...
Donald Webster Ellzey Sr. (05/16/06)
Donald Webster Ellzey Sr., son of the late Thomas R. Ellzey and Annie Mae Grayson Ellzey, was born Oct. 23, 1950, in Jones County, Miss. He died May 2, 2006, in Mountain Home at the age of 55. He served in the United Sates Army during the Vietnam War. Ellzey was a commercial truck driver...
Dixie Louise Quillin (05/16/06)
Dixie Louise Quillin, 90, died May 10, 2006. Quillin spent most of her adult life residing in Memphis, Tenn., where she retired from the Kellogg Co. She spent her early retirement years in Cherokee Village. She attended a weekly Bible study at Pleasant Hills Retirement Center in Little Rock, her home for the last 10 years of her life...
Charles M. "Bubba" Tucker (05/09/06)
Charles M. "Bubba" Tucker, age 31, of Cave City died April 29, 2006, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. He was born June 28, 1974, at Houston, Texas, the son of Dennis Edward Tucker Sr. and Charlotte Ann Sullivan Tucker. He was a Blue Oval certified salesman for Ford Motor Company, served in the United States Navy, was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge at Batesville and was of the Baptist faith...
Claud K. Estes (05/30/06)
Claud K. Estes, 84, of Armona, Calif., died May 6, 2006. He was born on Aug. 4, 1921, son of the late Harve and Lou Estes in Ash Flat. He was the youngest of nine children. He served in the U.S. Army-Air Corps during World War II. He was a school teacher at Armona Union Elementary School, retiring after 27 years...
Carl J. Brand IV (05/16/06)
Carl J. Brand IV, 45, of Evening Shade died May 10, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Sept. 19, 1960, at Newport, Ark., the son of Carl J. Brand III and Barbara Pay-singer Brand. He was a truck driver for Willis Shaw Express, a veteran of the United States Air Force, life member of the National Rifle Association, life member of the North American Hunting Club and a member of the Church of Christ...
Bertram Tyrrell (05/02/06)
Bertram, Tyrrell, age 79, of Cherokee Village died April 29, 2006, at Baxter Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. He was retired from Caterpillar, and Lime Metal in Illinois. He served as a reserve deputy with Dekalb County Sherrif's Department. He is survived his wife, Marilyn Tyrrell; his daughter, Phyllis Tyrrell of Portland, Maine; a son, William "Willie" Tyrrell of Cherokee Village...
Betty Sue Cate Hall (05/16/06)
Betty Sue Cate Hall, 76, of Cherokee Village died May 11, 2006, at her residence. She was a former resident of West Memphis, Ark. Hall was born in Forrest City, Ark., on May 3, 1930, the daughter of Ottie and Ethel Mahan Cate. She was a homemaker who loved to arrange flowers and was the former Chairman of the Crittenden Republican Party for many years. She was a member of the Timely Club, Hardy Garden Club and Hardy United Methodist Church...
Brenda Jean Wooldridge (05/02/06)
Brenda Jean Wooldridge, 55, of Cave City died April 27, 2006, at her home. She was born May 12, 1950, at Blytheville, Ark. She was reared by her maternal grandparents, Thomas and Maggie Herrington. She was a Head Start teacher, homemaker and a member of the Maxville Missionary Baptist Church at Cave City...