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Obituaries from June 2006

Harold "Hal" Smith (06/01/06)
Harold "Hal" Smith, 70, died May 22, 2006, in Little Rock. He was born Jan. 16, 1936, in Sumpter, Ark., the son of the late Pauline Forrest Smith and Hollis Smith. He was married June 4, 1960, to Phyllis Ann Weaver Smith. He attended the University of Arkansas where he obtained a bachelor of science degree in Agriculture...
Louise Romine (06/01/06)
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. For many years she was an inspector at a garment company in Kansas City, Mo...
Rita Rae Blanton (06/01/06)
Rita Rae Blanton, 60, of Wiseman, daughter of William Eldon Oldfield and Clercie Irene Goodson Oldfield, was born June 28, 1945, in Wiseman. She died May 23, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was united in marriage to Ronald Junior Blanton on May 8, 1965, at Sycamore, Ill. She was employed by Tri-County Shirt Factory for many years and after its closing, she became an independent home health care provider. She was a member of the Methodist Church...
MSG. John Sasfai Jr. (06/01/06)
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. ...
Hurshel Sandridge (06/01/06)
Hurshel Homer Sandridge, died May 23, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 76 years. He was born April 27, 1930, in Thayer, Mo., to the late Ike and Julia Rogers Sandridge. He was united in marriage March 16, 1951 in Tulsa, Ok, to Judy Miller who preceded him in death Feb. 7, 1976. He was united in marriage Nov. 12, 1976 in Thayer, Mo., to Sondra Hare...
Marilyn Myrttle Cochran (06/01/06)
Marilyn Myrttle Cochran, 82, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died May 25, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. She was born Aug. 22, 1923, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of the late Harry and Emma Cochran.She was a retired nurse and was of the Lutheran faith...
Claud K. Estes (06/01/06)
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. ...
Theodore (Ted) Blower (06/01/06)
Theodore Phillip (Ted) Blower, 76, of Horseshoe Bend, formerly of Tucson, Ariz., died May 21, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born on March 23, 1930, son of the late James Girard and Sarah Irene Blower in Wooster, Ohio...
Cara Wilburn (06/01/06)
Cara 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...
Bonnie Black (06/01/06)
Bonnie Black, 59, of Cherokee Village, died May 25 2006. She was a retired secretary with Caterpillar Tractor and Eastern Ozark Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Robert Black; her daughter, Susan Rothecker of Raleigh, N.C.; two sons, Timothy Black of Chilicothe, Ill., and Kevin Black of Norfolk Va.; four sisters, Betty Olson of Streator, Ill., Barb Blough of Cherokee Village, Beverly Biroshik of Flippin, Ark., and Cindy Jones of Durand, Ill.; and one brother, Ronnie Blough of Rockford, Ill.. ...
Media Harget (06/15/06)
Media Harget, 84, of Cave City, died June 7, 2006, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. She was born Dec. 20, 1921, at Paragould, Ark., to Emerson and Isabel Robinson Winn. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Albert Harget; two brothers; three sisters; and one grandson, Bruce Anthony Allen...
Norma Lee Campbell (06/15/06)
Norma Lee Campbell died June 4, 2006, at her home in Alton at the age of 72. She was born Aug. 15, 1933, in Alton the daughter of the late Lloyd and Grace Watson Campbell. She was united in marriage Oct. 28, 1951, in Salem, Ark., to Paul Campbell who preceded her in death July 30, 1988...
Hurbelee "Hub" Everett (06/15/06)
Hurbelee "Hub" Everett, son of the late Joseph Ralph Everett and Nellie Frances Couch Everett, was born Jan. 25, 1921, in Forty-Four, Ark. He died May 30, 2006, in Batesville, at the age of 85. He served in the United States Army During World War II. After serving in France, Normandy and Rhineland, he was honorably discharged...
Hazel Pedigo Hubbard (06/15/06)
Hazel Pedigo Egeler Hubbard died June 4, 2006. She was at home under Hospice care. In recent years she lived in Amherst, New York with her daughter and son-in-law, Paul and Barbara Parnell Kane. Prior to her stay in New York, she lived in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with her son, Marvin Pedigo, his wife Brenda, and family...
Earl Stevens (06/15/06)
Earl Stevens, 80, of Alton, was born March 8, 1926, in Oregon County, Mo. and died June 3, 2006, at his home. Survivors include three children, David Kendell Stevens and wife Barbara of Alton, Donna Wood and husband Paul of West Plains and Wendell Stevens and wife Roberta of Thayer; two brothers, Homer Stevens of Alton and Waymon Stevens of St. ...
Mary Edith Sexton (06/15/06)
Mary Edith Sexton, 86, of Horseshoe Bend died June 2, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born Feb. 5, 1920, in Springfield, Ill., the daughter of the late Lambert F. and Beartice Leadabrand Albright. She was united in marriage to Arthur Sexton on Jan. 29, 1938, in Springfield, Mo., and to this union six children were born...
Thomas E. McLeod (06/15/06)
Thomas E. McLeod, 75, of Norman, Okla., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died June 6, 2006, at the Norman Regional Hospital in Norman, Okla. He was born May 6, 1931, at Cave City to Homer A. and Eunar (Hill) McLeod. He was retired from the United States Air Force...
Mary Lou Tucker (06/15/06)
Mary Lou Tucker, 63, of Loudon, Tennessee, died June 4, 2006, at her home following short battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 14, 1942, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Charles Baxter and Melda (Helm) Cone. She was the owner of Tux Realty in Loudon and a member of Loudon Church of Christ...
Gracie Ellen Crow (06/15/06)
Gracie Ellen (James) Crow, 79, of Cave City, Ark., died June 11, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born July 28, 1926, at Mobley, Ark., the daughter of the late Virgil and Zola (Crabtree) James. She was retired from International Shoe Company and was a member of the Mt. View Missionary Baptist Church...
Joan Marie Stemen (06/15/06)
Joan Marie Stemen, of Sturkie, Ark., daughter of Eva Lucille Marchetto and the late Michael Marchetto, was born Sept. 5, 1937, in Toledo, Ohio. She died June 9, 2006 at her home in Sturkie at the age of 68. She was united in marriage to Danny Lee Stemen on Jan. 26, 1957, at Toledo, and to this union two daughters were born...
Barbara Allen SmithYates (06/08/06)
Barbara Allen Smith Yates, 55, of Hardy died May 31, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 4, 1950, in Lawton, Okla., the daughter of the late Jerry and Kathleen May (Davis) Smith. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Larry D. ...
Louise C. Swallow (06/08/06)
Louise C. Swallow, 81, of Cherokee Village died June 3, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 29, 1925, in Chariton, Iowa, the daughter of the late Glenn C. Curtis and Grace (Fall) Curtis. She was a retired registered nurse, having worked for many years in Burlington, Iowa...
Ernest "Colonel" Bruce (06/08/06)
Ernest "Colonel" Bruce, 72, of Cave City died May 28, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 17, 1933, at Calamine, Ark., the son of the late Clarence Wallace and Mabel Elizabeth (Moore) Bruce. He retired from the Arkansas Highway Department. He was a veteran having served in Germany as an Army paratrooper during World War II and was a natural musician, playing both the piano and fiddle at area nursing homes and was of the Methodist faith...
Bessie Crawford (06/08/06)
Bessie Marie Crawford, died May 30, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, at the age of 86. She was born June 15, 1919, in Matthews, Mo., daughter of the late John Harvey and Maudie Marie (Horn) Duckworth. She was united in marriage Aug. 26, 1933, in New Madrid, Mo., to John Loren Crawford who preceded her in death Dec. 19, 1995...
Tommy "Chris" Pierson (06/08/06)
Tommy Christopher "Chris" Pierson, 32, of Franklin died May 30. 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was a carpenter, did missionary work in Mexico and was a Christian. Pierson, with Danny and Christy Hopper, shared two sons, Kyler and Dylan of Greenbriar...
Allen (Al) Dobberke (06/08/06)
Allen (Al) Dobberke, 85, died May 30, 2006, at the Stratford Nursing and Rehab Center in Stratford, Iowa. Dobberke was born Sept. 1, 1920. His childhood was spent on his parents farm in Oshkosh, Wis. He graduated from Oshkosh High School in 1937. He was a veteran of World War II. ...
Waymon Frank Fowler (06/08/06)
Waymon Frank Fowler, age 61, died June 1, 2006 at Sears, Mich. He was born Sept. 20, 1944 at Ash Flat, the son of Merle and Freda Fowler. Fowler spent his working years employed with GM Truck and Bus in Pontiac, Mich., where he retired from in 1991...
Danny Virgil Henry (06/08/06)
Danny Virgil Henry, died May 31, 1006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 36. He was born Nov. 25, 1969, in Hieldeburg, Germany, the son of Phyllis (Rogers) Henry and the late Virgil Gary Henry. He was united in marriage April 7, 1990, in Hardy, Ark., to Laura Lee...
Hazel Parlee Burr (06/08/06)
Hazel Parlee (Holland) Burr, age 77, of Batesville died May 30. 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. She was born Sept. 2, 1928, at Nelsonville, Ark., the daughter of the late Edgar and Paralee (Lasley) Holland. She moved to Truman in 1950 and retired from Singer Corporation. She was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church in Trumann...
Bonnie Jo Black (06/08/06)
Bonnie Jo Black, 59, of Cherokee Village died May 25, 2006, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation after a lengthy fight with cancer. She graduated from Streator Township High School in 1964. She retired after 25 years from Caterpiller Tractor working as a medical transcriptionist for the medical department in Mossville, Ill...
Valentine Casmir Zak (06/08/06)
Valentine Casmir Zak, 77, of Cherokee Village died June 3 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat. Zak was born in Chicago, Ill., the son of Casmir and Sophia Kubik Zak. He worked as an engineer for General Motors for 37 years before retiring and moving to Cherokee Village 13 years ago from Greenville, Wis., and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. He served in the Navy during World War II, was member of the Highland Elks Club and was an avid golfer...
James Oscar Ballard (06/08/06)
James Oscar Ballard, 68, of Ash Flat, died June 3, 20906, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 3, 1938, in Noland, Ark., the son of the late Woodrow and Viola (Smith) Ballard. He was raised in the Hardy and Highland area. He was a cattle farmer, a member of the Arkansas Cattlemen's Association and was of the Assembly of God faith...
Marles G. Mayberry (06/08/06)
Marles G. Mayberry, 47, of Versailles, Mo., died May 28, 2006, at St. Mary's Health Center. She was born Feb. 14, 1959, in Bridgeton, Mo., the daughter of Carles F. and Frances C. Allen Mayberry, both deceased. A resident of the Central Missouri area for the past seven years, she graduated from Ft. Zumwalt High School in O'Fallon, Mo., and Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Louise Ratliff (06/29/06)
Louise Ratliff, 67, died June 24, 2006, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. She was a lifetime resident of Williford, where she was a beautician. She was united in marriage to Bill Ratliff in January of 1958. He preceded her in death in March of 1999...
Beverly Ann Rone (06/29/06)
Beverly Ann Rone, age 58 of Horseshoe Bend died June 21, 2006, at her home in Horseshoe Bend. She was born on Nov. 25, 1947, the daughter of Aimee and Helen Lucia Crochetierre in Stafford, Conn. She owned her own business BC Landscaping, was a member of the Master Gardeners and Friends of the Library...
Faye Day Lewis (06/29/06)
Faye Day Lewis, 70, of Ash Flat died June 19, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 7, 1936, at Batesville the daughter of the late Elmer and Clara (Hightower) Shaver. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son, Jerry Kenneth Montgomery of Silva, Mo.; one daughter, Jenny Faye Koch of Cave City; two granddaughters, Audra Baker and Cassidi Roberts, both of Hot Springs; three great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends...
Izora Berry (06/29/06)
Izora Berry, died June 22, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 91. She was born Aug. 20, 1914, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of the late Hoid Kerby and Effie Mae (Cherry) Kerby. She was united in marriage June 10, 1934, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. to Harry Earle Berry who preceded her in death Nov. 13, 2001...
Glenna Evelyn Hollaway (06/29/06)
Glenna Evelyn Hollaway, 83, of Hardy died June 19, 2006, in Ash Flat. She was born on Dec. 11, 1922, in Williford, the daughter of the late Willie Define Lowe and Sara Lavada (Davis) Lowe. She was member of the Hardy United Methodist Church and a homemaker...
Connie Dickerson (06/29/06)
Connie Dickerson, 52, of Evening Shade, Ark., died June 22, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born June 10, 1954, at Batesville, the daughter of Jay L. and Faye (Qualls) Kurtley She worked 22 years for the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center...
Mary Eulrich (06/29/06)
Mary Eulrich, 88, of Cherokee Village died June 24, 2006, at Hospice House in Mountain Home. She was born Feb. 19, 1918, the daughter of the late Edward and Erma McRann in Newell, S.D. Survivors include her husband, Harold Eulrich; a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Conrad Reedy; a son, Harold H. Eulrich Jr.; a sister, Nellie Starcheskh; a brother, James McRann; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends...
Roxie Tennessee Houston (06/29/06)
Roxie Tennessee Houston, died June 19, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 82. She was born Feb. 3, 1924. in Sharp County, Ark., the daughter of the late George Baldridge and Orphie (Jones) Baldridge. She was united in marriage Aug. 17, 1947, in Sharp County, Ark., to Claudie Houston who preceded her in death Feb. 14, 2006...
Sherman Aften Carroll (06/29/06)
Sherman Aften Carroll, died June 18, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 71. He was born Sept. 21, 1934, in Myrtle, Mo., son of the late Earl Thomas and Gola (Ary) Carroll. He was united in marriage Oct. 20, 1957, in Thayer, Mo., to Vanetta Newsom...
Junior Dean Robinson (06/29/06)
Junior Dean Robinson, 57, of Cornell, Ill., died June 24, 2006, at his home in Cornell. He was born Sept. 11, 1948, in Many Islands, Ark., the son of Jack and Mary Hurst Robinson. He married Christine Wiles Jan. 15, 1994 in Pontiac, Ill. She survives in Cornell...
Wanda Lavern Risner (06/29/06)
Wanda Lavern Risner died June 21, 2006, at her home in Thayer at the age of 61. She was born Sept. 10, 1944, in Memphis, Tenn., the daughter of the late Archie Wallace Lawson and Alma Lucille (Ward) Lawson. She was united in marriage March 30, 1961, to W.C. Risner Jr...
Opal Crabtree Crow (06/29/06)
Opal Crabtree Crow, 89, of Batesville, died June 21, 2006, in Batesville. She was born Oct. 3, 1916, in Cave City, the daughter of the late Charles Luther Crabtree and Roxie Brewer Crabtree. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith. She enjoyed sewing and making clothes for her children. She went to singing school as a young lady and taught her children to sing...
Eleanor "Granny" Davis (06/29/06)
Eleanor "Granny" Davis, died June 22, 2006, at Ash Flat Nursing Center in Ash Flat at the age of 96. She was born June 30, 1909, in Burnham, Mo., the daughter of the late Coon Wait Williamson and Mary Jane (Wood) Williamson. She was united in marriage Dec. 22, 1923, in Hardy to Carmel Gilbert Davis who preceded her in death March 29, 1968...
Shirley Combs Cantrell (06/29/06)
Shirley Temple Combs Cantrell, died June 19, 2006, at her home in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 69. She was born Sept. 12, 1936, in Couch, Mo., daughter of the late Robert Combs and Virginia V. (Hackworth) Combs. She was united in marriage May 29, 1953, in Salem, Ark. to Herbert Lee Cantrell who preceded her in death May 20, 1962...
Arthur Fred Luedders (06/22/06)
Arthur Fred Luedders, of Cherokee Village died at his home June 12, 2006, at the age of 77. He was born Nov. 22, 1928, at Herkimer, Kan., the son of the late Herman and Sophia Niemeier Luedders. He graduated with a B.A. from Concordia Teachers' College in Seward, Neb., in 1951, and received his master's degree from Washburn University, Topeka, Kan., in 1965...
Lester Earl Minor (06/22/06)
Lester Earl Minor, age 70, of Harrison, died June 12, 2006, at NARMC in Harrison. He was the son of Marvin and Myrtus Williams Minor and was born March 9, 1936, at Ballard, Ark. He had lived in Harrison five years moving there from Ash Flat. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, enjoyed farming, fishing and squirrel hunting as his hobbies. He was employed as a carpenter...
Paul Dennis Baldridge (06/22/06)
Paul Dennis Baldridge of Mammoth Spring died June 15, 2006, at his home in Mammoth Spring at the age of 44. He was born June 29, 1961, in Mammoth Spring the son of Elvern and Rachel (Price) Baldridge. He was united in marriage on Oct. 17, 1998, in Mammoth Spring to Rhonda Wilkerson...
Jackie Lee Helton (06/22/06)
Jackie Lee Helton, of Elizabeth, Ark., son of the late John and Wanda Lavern (Martin) Helton, was born on April 8, 1938, in Kansas City, Kan. He died June 15, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 68. Helton was united in marriage to Hazel Aleen Willis on March 19, 1964, at Miami, Okla., and to this union, two sons were born...
Roy Floyd Phelps (06/22/06)
Roy Floyd Phelps of Salem, son of the late Farce Washington and Lydia Joann Murphy Phelps, was born on Aug. 20, 1926 in Heart, Ark. He died June 12, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 79. He was united in marriage to Betty Louise Meek on Oct. 9, 1951, at Visilia, Calif., and to this union one daughter was born...
Wanda Colene Cochran (06/22/06)
Colene (Rowden) Cochran was born on Feb. 14, 1937, to Remmel and Verneen Rowden in Oxford, Ark., the eldest of six children, After marrying at the age of 16, she moved to Washington with her husband Sam. She was a member of the Washington Avenue Church of Christ. She worked in a variety of jobs including Realtor...
Loyd Calvin Jackson (06/22/06)
Lloyd Calvin Jackson, son of the late Jesse Elisha Jackson and Stella Mae Moore Jackson, was born Feb. 2, 1936 in Ballard, Ark. He died June 15, 2006, in Mountain Home, at the age of 70. Jackson worked as a heavy equipment operator, welder, mechanic and farmer...
Mildred Janie Presley (06/22/06)
Mildred Janie Presley, 90, of Alton, was born Dec. 18, 1915, in Oregon County, Mo., and died June 7, 2006, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include her husband, Robert Presley; seven children, Nadine (Neal) Crase of Alton, Cecil (Dottie) Grooms of Thayer, Annette (Russell) Johnson of Alton, Sarah Jarutha (James) Mullen of St. ...
Clifford Tackett (06/22/06)
Clifford Tackett, 56, of Cave City died June 16, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Feb. 14, 1950 at Cave City, Ark. Survivors include two daughters, Nellie Humbrecht of Cave City, and Rosemary Leslie of Weavers Chapel; three grandchildren, Cody Tackett and Emily Humbrecht, both of Cave City, and Micah Lesley of Weavers Chapel; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Luke McDuffee (06/22/06)
Luke McDuffee, age 88, of Cave City died June 14, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 20, 1918, in Bethesda, Ark., the son of the late William Joseph and Lenora (Manion) McDuffee. He was a retired truck driver was a teamster for 28 years. He was a United States Navy veteran having served in World War II...
Blanche Leona Martin (06/22/06)
Blanche Leona Martin of Salem, daughter of the late Franklin Mooney and Birty Hall Mooney, was born March 30, 1914, in Heart, Ark. She died June 15, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Leslie Martin on June 20, 1957, at Oxford, Ark. She baby-sat for many years for several different children. She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Lowell Duane Lemon (06/22/06)
Lowell Duane Lemon, age 58, of Mebelvale died June 3, 2006, in Benton. He was born March 10, 1948, in Beloit, Kan. He was a security training officer at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. He was a member of the Christian Motorcyclist Association Bikers Aiming Toward Education (ABATE)...
Cara Wilburn (06/01/06)
Cara 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...
Marilyn Myrttle Cochran (06/01/06)
Marilyn Myrttle Cochran, 82, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died May 25, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. She was born Aug. 22, 1923, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of the late Harry and Emma Cochran.She was a retired nurse and was of the Lutheran faith...
Theodore (Ted) Blower (06/01/06)
Theodore Phillip (Ted) Blower, 76, of Horseshoe Bend, formerly of Tucson, Ariz., died May 21, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born on March 23, 1930, son of the late James Girard and Sarah Irene Blower in Wooster, Ohio...
Claud K. Estes (06/01/06)
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. ...
Harold "Hal" Smith (06/01/06)
Harold "Hal" Smith, 70, died May 22, 2006, in Little Rock. He was born Jan. 16, 1936, in Sumpter, Ark., the son of the late Pauline Forrest Smith and Hollis Smith. He was married June 4, 1960, to Phyllis Ann Weaver Smith. He attended the University of Arkansas where he obtained a bachelor of science degree in Agriculture...
Louise Romine (06/01/06)
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. For many years she was an inspector at a garment company in Kansas City, Mo...
Rita Rae Blanton (06/01/06)
Rita Rae Blanton, 60, of Wiseman, daughter of William Eldon Oldfield and Clercie Irene Goodson Oldfield, was born June 28, 1945, in Wiseman. She died May 23, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was united in marriage to Ronald Junior Blanton on May 8, 1965, at Sycamore, Ill. She was employed by Tri-County Shirt Factory for many years and after its closing, she became an independent home health care provider. She was a member of the Methodist Church...
MSG. John Sasfai Jr. (06/01/06)
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. ...
Hurshel Sandridge (06/01/06)
Hurshel Homer Sandridge, died May 23, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 76 years. He was born April 27, 1930, in Thayer, Mo., to the late Ike and Julia Rogers Sandridge. He was united in marriage March 16, 1951 in Tulsa, Ok, to Judy Miller who preceded him in death Feb. 7, 1976. He was united in marriage Nov. 12, 1976 in Thayer, Mo., to Sondra Hare...
Bonnie Black (06/01/06)
Bonnie Black, 59, of Cherokee Village, died May 25 2006. She was a retired secretary with Caterpillar Tractor and Eastern Ozark Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Robert Black; her daughter, Susan Rothecker of Raleigh, N.C.; two sons, Timothy Black of Chilicothe, Ill., and Kevin Black of Norfolk Va.; four sisters, Betty Olson of Streator, Ill., Barb Blough of Cherokee Village, Beverly Biroshik of Flippin, Ark., and Cindy Jones of Durand, Ill.; and one brother, Ronnie Blough of Rockford, Ill.. ...
Norma Lee Campbell (06/15/06)
Norma Lee Campbell died June 4, 2006, at her home in Alton at the age of 72. She was born Aug. 15, 1933, in Alton the daughter of the late Lloyd and Grace Watson Campbell. She was united in marriage Oct. 28, 1951, in Salem, Ark., to Paul Campbell who preceded her in death July 30, 1988...
Hurbelee "Hub" Everett (06/15/06)
Hurbelee "Hub" Everett, son of the late Joseph Ralph Everett and Nellie Frances Couch Everett, was born Jan. 25, 1921, in Forty-Four, Ark. He died May 30, 2006, in Batesville, at the age of 85. He served in the United States Army During World War II. After serving in France, Normandy and Rhineland, he was honorably discharged...
Hazel Pedigo Hubbard (06/15/06)
Hazel Pedigo Egeler Hubbard died June 4, 2006. She was at home under Hospice care. In recent years she lived in Amherst, New York with her daughter and son-in-law, Paul and Barbara Parnell Kane. Prior to her stay in New York, she lived in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with her son, Marvin Pedigo, his wife Brenda, and family...
Media Harget (06/15/06)
Media Harget, 84, of Cave City, died June 7, 2006, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. She was born Dec. 20, 1921, at Paragould, Ark., to Emerson and Isabel Robinson Winn. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Albert Harget; two brothers; three sisters; and one grandson, Bruce Anthony Allen...
Mary Lou Tucker (06/15/06)
Mary Lou Tucker, 63, of Loudon, Tennessee, died June 4, 2006, at her home following short battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 14, 1942, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Charles Baxter and Melda (Helm) Cone. She was the owner of Tux Realty in Loudon and a member of Loudon Church of Christ...
Joan Marie Stemen (06/15/06)
Joan Marie Stemen, of Sturkie, Ark., daughter of Eva Lucille Marchetto and the late Michael Marchetto, was born Sept. 5, 1937, in Toledo, Ohio. She died June 9, 2006 at her home in Sturkie at the age of 68. She was united in marriage to Danny Lee Stemen on Jan. 26, 1957, at Toledo, and to this union two daughters were born...
Thomas E. McLeod (06/15/06)
Thomas E. McLeod, 75, of Norman, Okla., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died June 6, 2006, at the Norman Regional Hospital in Norman, Okla. He was born May 6, 1931, at Cave City to Homer A. and Eunar (Hill) McLeod. He was retired from the United States Air Force...
Gracie Ellen Crow (06/15/06)
Gracie Ellen (James) Crow, 79, of Cave City, Ark., died June 11, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born July 28, 1926, at Mobley, Ark., the daughter of the late Virgil and Zola (Crabtree) James. She was retired from International Shoe Company and was a member of the Mt. View Missionary Baptist Church...
Mary Edith Sexton (06/15/06)
Mary Edith Sexton, 86, of Horseshoe Bend died June 2, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born Feb. 5, 1920, in Springfield, Ill., the daughter of the late Lambert F. and Beartice Leadabrand Albright. She was united in marriage to Arthur Sexton on Jan. 29, 1938, in Springfield, Mo., and to this union six children were born...
Earl Stevens (06/15/06)
Earl Stevens, 80, of Alton, was born March 8, 1926, in Oregon County, Mo. and died June 3, 2006, at his home. Survivors include three children, David Kendell Stevens and wife Barbara of Alton, Donna Wood and husband Paul of West Plains and Wendell Stevens and wife Roberta of Thayer; two brothers, Homer Stevens of Alton and Waymon Stevens of St. ...
Waymon Frank Fowler (06/08/06)
Waymon Frank Fowler, age 61, died June 1, 2006 at Sears, Mich. He was born Sept. 20, 1944 at Ash Flat, the son of Merle and Freda Fowler. Fowler spent his working years employed with GM Truck and Bus in Pontiac, Mich., where he retired from in 1991...
Hazel Parlee Burr (06/08/06)
Hazel Parlee (Holland) Burr, age 77, of Batesville died May 30. 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. She was born Sept. 2, 1928, at Nelsonville, Ark., the daughter of the late Edgar and Paralee (Lasley) Holland. She moved to Truman in 1950 and retired from Singer Corporation. She was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church in Trumann...
Bonnie Jo Black (06/08/06)
Bonnie Jo Black, 59, of Cherokee Village died May 25, 2006, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation after a lengthy fight with cancer. She graduated from Streator Township High School in 1964. She retired after 25 years from Caterpiller Tractor working as a medical transcriptionist for the medical department in Mossville, Ill...
Danny Virgil Henry (06/08/06)
Danny Virgil Henry, died May 31, 1006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 36. He was born Nov. 25, 1969, in Hieldeburg, Germany, the son of Phyllis (Rogers) Henry and the late Virgil Gary Henry. He was united in marriage April 7, 1990, in Hardy, Ark., to Laura Lee...
James Oscar Ballard (06/08/06)
James Oscar Ballard, 68, of Ash Flat, died June 3, 20906, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 3, 1938, in Noland, Ark., the son of the late Woodrow and Viola (Smith) Ballard. He was raised in the Hardy and Highland area. He was a cattle farmer, a member of the Arkansas Cattlemen's Association and was of the Assembly of God faith...
Barbara Allen SmithYates (06/08/06)
Barbara Allen Smith Yates, 55, of Hardy died May 31, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 4, 1950, in Lawton, Okla., the daughter of the late Jerry and Kathleen May (Davis) Smith. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Larry D. ...
Louise C. Swallow (06/08/06)
Louise C. Swallow, 81, of Cherokee Village died June 3, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 29, 1925, in Chariton, Iowa, the daughter of the late Glenn C. Curtis and Grace (Fall) Curtis. She was a retired registered nurse, having worked for many years in Burlington, Iowa...
Ernest "Colonel" Bruce (06/08/06)
Ernest "Colonel" Bruce, 72, of Cave City died May 28, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 17, 1933, at Calamine, Ark., the son of the late Clarence Wallace and Mabel Elizabeth (Moore) Bruce. He retired from the Arkansas Highway Department. He was a veteran having served in Germany as an Army paratrooper during World War II and was a natural musician, playing both the piano and fiddle at area nursing homes and was of the Methodist faith...
Valentine Casmir Zak (06/08/06)
Valentine Casmir Zak, 77, of Cherokee Village died June 3 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat. Zak was born in Chicago, Ill., the son of Casmir and Sophia Kubik Zak. He worked as an engineer for General Motors for 37 years before retiring and moving to Cherokee Village 13 years ago from Greenville, Wis., and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. He served in the Navy during World War II, was member of the Highland Elks Club and was an avid golfer...
Tommy "Chris" Pierson (06/08/06)
Tommy Christopher "Chris" Pierson, 32, of Franklin died May 30. 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was a carpenter, did missionary work in Mexico and was a Christian. Pierson, with Danny and Christy Hopper, shared two sons, Kyler and Dylan of Greenbriar...
Bessie Crawford (06/08/06)
Bessie Marie Crawford, died May 30, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, at the age of 86. She was born June 15, 1919, in Matthews, Mo., daughter of the late John Harvey and Maudie Marie (Horn) Duckworth. She was united in marriage Aug. 26, 1933, in New Madrid, Mo., to John Loren Crawford who preceded her in death Dec. 19, 1995...
Allen (Al) Dobberke (06/08/06)
Allen (Al) Dobberke, 85, died May 30, 2006, at the Stratford Nursing and Rehab Center in Stratford, Iowa. Dobberke was born Sept. 1, 1920. His childhood was spent on his parents farm in Oshkosh, Wis. He graduated from Oshkosh High School in 1937. He was a veteran of World War II. ...
Marles G. Mayberry (06/08/06)
Marles G. Mayberry, 47, of Versailles, Mo., died May 28, 2006, at St. Mary's Health Center. She was born Feb. 14, 1959, in Bridgeton, Mo., the daughter of Carles F. and Frances C. Allen Mayberry, both deceased. A resident of the Central Missouri area for the past seven years, she graduated from Ft. Zumwalt High School in O'Fallon, Mo., and Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Izora Berry (06/29/06)
Izora Berry, died June 22, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 91. She was born Aug. 20, 1914, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of the late Hoid Kerby and Effie Mae (Cherry) Kerby. She was united in marriage June 10, 1934, in Mammoth Spring, Ark. to Harry Earle Berry who preceded her in death Nov. 13, 2001...
Connie Dickerson (06/29/06)
Connie Dickerson, 52, of Evening Shade, Ark., died June 22, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born June 10, 1954, at Batesville, the daughter of Jay L. and Faye (Qualls) Kurtley She worked 22 years for the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center...
Mary Eulrich (06/29/06)
Mary Eulrich, 88, of Cherokee Village died June 24, 2006, at Hospice House in Mountain Home. She was born Feb. 19, 1918, the daughter of the late Edward and Erma McRann in Newell, S.D. Survivors include her husband, Harold Eulrich; a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Conrad Reedy; a son, Harold H. Eulrich Jr.; a sister, Nellie Starcheskh; a brother, James McRann; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends...
Shirley Combs Cantrell (06/29/06)
Shirley Temple Combs Cantrell, died June 19, 2006, at her home in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 69. She was born Sept. 12, 1936, in Couch, Mo., daughter of the late Robert Combs and Virginia V. (Hackworth) Combs. She was united in marriage May 29, 1953, in Salem, Ark. to Herbert Lee Cantrell who preceded her in death May 20, 1962...
Roxie Tennessee Houston (06/29/06)
Roxie Tennessee Houston, died June 19, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 82. She was born Feb. 3, 1924. in Sharp County, Ark., the daughter of the late George Baldridge and Orphie (Jones) Baldridge. She was united in marriage Aug. 17, 1947, in Sharp County, Ark., to Claudie Houston who preceded her in death Feb. 14, 2006...
Sherman Aften Carroll (06/29/06)
Sherman Aften Carroll, died June 18, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 71. He was born Sept. 21, 1934, in Myrtle, Mo., son of the late Earl Thomas and Gola (Ary) Carroll. He was united in marriage Oct. 20, 1957, in Thayer, Mo., to Vanetta Newsom...
Glenna Evelyn Hollaway (06/29/06)
Glenna Evelyn Hollaway, 83, of Hardy died June 19, 2006, in Ash Flat. She was born on Dec. 11, 1922, in Williford, the daughter of the late Willie Define Lowe and Sara Lavada (Davis) Lowe. She was member of the Hardy United Methodist Church and a homemaker...
Opal Crabtree Crow (06/29/06)
Opal Crabtree Crow, 89, of Batesville, died June 21, 2006, in Batesville. She was born Oct. 3, 1916, in Cave City, the daughter of the late Charles Luther Crabtree and Roxie Brewer Crabtree. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith. She enjoyed sewing and making clothes for her children. She went to singing school as a young lady and taught her children to sing...
Beverly Ann Rone (06/29/06)
Beverly Ann Rone, age 58 of Horseshoe Bend died June 21, 2006, at her home in Horseshoe Bend. She was born on Nov. 25, 1947, the daughter of Aimee and Helen Lucia Crochetierre in Stafford, Conn. She owned her own business BC Landscaping, was a member of the Master Gardeners and Friends of the Library...
Junior Dean Robinson (06/29/06)
Junior Dean Robinson, 57, of Cornell, Ill., died June 24, 2006, at his home in Cornell. He was born Sept. 11, 1948, in Many Islands, Ark., the son of Jack and Mary Hurst Robinson. He married Christine Wiles Jan. 15, 1994 in Pontiac, Ill. She survives in Cornell...
Louise Ratliff (06/29/06)
Louise Ratliff, 67, died June 24, 2006, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. She was a lifetime resident of Williford, where she was a beautician. She was united in marriage to Bill Ratliff in January of 1958. He preceded her in death in March of 1999...
Wanda Lavern Risner (06/29/06)
Wanda Lavern Risner died June 21, 2006, at her home in Thayer at the age of 61. She was born Sept. 10, 1944, in Memphis, Tenn., the daughter of the late Archie Wallace Lawson and Alma Lucille (Ward) Lawson. She was united in marriage March 30, 1961, to W.C. Risner Jr...
Faye Day Lewis (06/29/06)
Faye Day Lewis, 70, of Ash Flat died June 19, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 7, 1936, at Batesville the daughter of the late Elmer and Clara (Hightower) Shaver. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son, Jerry Kenneth Montgomery of Silva, Mo.; one daughter, Jenny Faye Koch of Cave City; two granddaughters, Audra Baker and Cassidi Roberts, both of Hot Springs; three great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends...
Eleanor "Granny" Davis (06/29/06)
Eleanor "Granny" Davis, died June 22, 2006, at Ash Flat Nursing Center in Ash Flat at the age of 96. She was born June 30, 1909, in Burnham, Mo., the daughter of the late Coon Wait Williamson and Mary Jane (Wood) Williamson. She was united in marriage Dec. 22, 1923, in Hardy to Carmel Gilbert Davis who preceded her in death March 29, 1968...
Loyd Calvin Jackson (06/22/06)
Lloyd Calvin Jackson, son of the late Jesse Elisha Jackson and Stella Mae Moore Jackson, was born Feb. 2, 1936 in Ballard, Ark. He died June 15, 2006, in Mountain Home, at the age of 70. Jackson worked as a heavy equipment operator, welder, mechanic and farmer...
Blanche Leona Martin (06/22/06)
Blanche Leona Martin of Salem, daughter of the late Franklin Mooney and Birty Hall Mooney, was born March 30, 1914, in Heart, Ark. She died June 15, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Leslie Martin on June 20, 1957, at Oxford, Ark. She baby-sat for many years for several different children. She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Roy Floyd Phelps (06/22/06)
Roy Floyd Phelps of Salem, son of the late Farce Washington and Lydia Joann Murphy Phelps, was born on Aug. 20, 1926 in Heart, Ark. He died June 12, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 79. He was united in marriage to Betty Louise Meek on Oct. 9, 1951, at Visilia, Calif., and to this union one daughter was born...
Luke McDuffee (06/22/06)
Luke McDuffee, age 88, of Cave City died June 14, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 20, 1918, in Bethesda, Ark., the son of the late William Joseph and Lenora (Manion) McDuffee. He was a retired truck driver was a teamster for 28 years. He was a United States Navy veteran having served in World War II...
Clifford Tackett (06/22/06)
Clifford Tackett, 56, of Cave City died June 16, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Feb. 14, 1950 at Cave City, Ark. Survivors include two daughters, Nellie Humbrecht of Cave City, and Rosemary Leslie of Weavers Chapel; three grandchildren, Cody Tackett and Emily Humbrecht, both of Cave City, and Micah Lesley of Weavers Chapel; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Jackie Lee Helton (06/22/06)
Jackie Lee Helton, of Elizabeth, Ark., son of the late John and Wanda Lavern (Martin) Helton, was born on April 8, 1938, in Kansas City, Kan. He died June 15, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 68. Helton was united in marriage to Hazel Aleen Willis on March 19, 1964, at Miami, Okla., and to this union, two sons were born...
Arthur Fred Luedders (06/22/06)
Arthur Fred Luedders, of Cherokee Village died at his home June 12, 2006, at the age of 77. He was born Nov. 22, 1928, at Herkimer, Kan., the son of the late Herman and Sophia Niemeier Luedders. He graduated with a B.A. from Concordia Teachers' College in Seward, Neb., in 1951, and received his master's degree from Washburn University, Topeka, Kan., in 1965...
Lowell Duane Lemon (06/22/06)
Lowell Duane Lemon, age 58, of Mebelvale died June 3, 2006, in Benton. He was born March 10, 1948, in Beloit, Kan. He was a security training officer at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. He was a member of the Christian Motorcyclist Association Bikers Aiming Toward Education (ABATE)...
Lester Earl Minor (06/22/06)
Lester Earl Minor, age 70, of Harrison, died June 12, 2006, at NARMC in Harrison. He was the son of Marvin and Myrtus Williams Minor and was born March 9, 1936, at Ballard, Ark. He had lived in Harrison five years moving there from Ash Flat. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, enjoyed farming, fishing and squirrel hunting as his hobbies. He was employed as a carpenter...
Mildred Janie Presley (06/22/06)
Mildred Janie Presley, 90, of Alton, was born Dec. 18, 1915, in Oregon County, Mo., and died June 7, 2006, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include her husband, Robert Presley; seven children, Nadine (Neal) Crase of Alton, Cecil (Dottie) Grooms of Thayer, Annette (Russell) Johnson of Alton, Sarah Jarutha (James) Mullen of St. ...
Paul Dennis Baldridge (06/22/06)
Paul Dennis Baldridge of Mammoth Spring died June 15, 2006, at his home in Mammoth Spring at the age of 44. He was born June 29, 1961, in Mammoth Spring the son of Elvern and Rachel (Price) Baldridge. He was united in marriage on Oct. 17, 1998, in Mammoth Spring to Rhonda Wilkerson...
Wanda Colene Cochran (06/22/06)
Colene (Rowden) Cochran was born on Feb. 14, 1937, to Remmel and Verneen Rowden in Oxford, Ark., the eldest of six children, After marrying at the age of 16, she moved to Washington with her husband Sam. She was a member of the Washington Avenue Church of Christ. She worked in a variety of jobs including Realtor...
Wanda Spurgeon (06/27/06)
Wanda L. Spurgeon, 74, of Cushman died June 21, 2006, at her home. She was born March 3, 1932, at Sikeston, Mo., to Samuel J. and Gracy (Harlow) Pinkerton. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include her husband, Daniel Spurgeon of the home; one son, Jimmy Heflin of Heber Springs; three daughters, Jane Johnson of Batesville, Norma Mobley and Ellen Light, both of Cushman; one sister, Iva Jean Alexander of Prescott; six grandchildren, John Johnson of Batesville, James Mobley of Ft. ...
Waymon Frank Fowler (06/06/06)
Waymon Frank Fowler, age 61, died June 1, 2006, at Sears, Mich. He was born Sept. 20, 1944, at Ash Flat, the son of Merle and Freda Fowler. Fowler spent his working years employed with GM Truck and Bus in Pontiac, Mich., where he retired in 1991. He had a lifetime love for the outdoors and found peace by working on landscaping and woodwork projects and the time he spent with his wife. Great friendships were formed through his interest of hunting, and friendships were as important as family...
Valentine Casmir Zak (06/06/06)
Valentine Casmir Zak, 77, of Cherokee Village died June 2, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat. Zak was born in Chicago, Ill., the son of Casmir and Sophia Kubik Zak. He worked as an engineer for General Motors for 37 years before retiring and moving to Cherokee Village 13 years ago from Greenville, Wis., and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. He served in the Navy during World War II, was member of the Highland Elks Club and was an avid golfer...
Thomas McLeod (06/13/06)
Thomas E. McLeod, 75, of Norman, Okla., formerly of Cave City, died June 6, 2006, at the Norman Regional Hospital in Norman. He was born May 6, 1931, at Cave City to Homer A. and Eunar (Hill) McLeod. He was retired from the United States Air Force. Survivors include two sons, Kenneth E. ...
Tommy "Chris" Pierson (06/06/06)
Tommy Christopher "Chris" Pierson, 32, of Franklin died May 30, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was a carpenter, did missionary work in Mexico and was a Christian. Pierson, with Danny and Christy Hopper, shared two sons, Kyler and Dylan of Greenbriar. ...
Roxie Tennessee Houston (06/27/06)
Roxie Tennessee Houston died June 19, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 82. She was born Feb. 3, 1924, in Sharp County the daughter of the late George Baldridge and Orphie (Jones) Baldridge. She was united in marriage Aug. 17, 1947, in Sharp County to Claudie Houston, who preceded her in death Feb. 14, 2006...
Roy Floyd Phelps (06/20/06)
Roy Floyd Phelps of Salem, son of the late Farce Washington and Lydia Joann Murphy Phelps, was born on Aug. 20, 1926, in Heart, Ark. He died June 12, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 79. He was united in marriage to Betty Louise Meek on Oct. ...
Paul Dennis Baldridge (06/20/06)
Paul Dennis Baldridge of Mammoth Spring died June 15, 2006, at his home in Mammoth Spring at the age of 44. He was born June 29, 1961, in Mammoth Spring, the son of Elvern and Rachel (Price) Baldridge. He was united in marriage on Oct. 17, 1998, in Mammoth Spring to Rhonda Wilkerson...
Opal Crabtree Crow (06/27/06)
Opal Crabtree Crow, 89, died June 21, 2006, in Batesville. She was born Oct. 3, 1916, in Cave City, the daughter of the late Charles Luther Crabtree and Roxie Brewer Crabtree. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith. She enjoyed sewing and making clothes for her children. She went to singing school as a young lady and taught her children to sing...
Mary Lou Tucker (06/13/06)
Mary Lou Tucker, 63, of Loudon, Tenn., died Jun 4, 2005, at her home following short battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 14, 1942, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Charles Baxter and Melda (Helm) Cone. She was the owner of Tux Realty in Loudon and a member of Loudon Church of Christ...
Media Harget (06/13/06)
Media Harget, 84, of Cave City died June 7, 2006, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. She was born Dec. 20, 1921, at Paragould, Ark., to Emerson and Isabel Robinson Winn. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Albert Harget; two brothers; three sisters; and one grandson, Bruce Anthony Allen...
Mary Eulrich (06/27/06)
Mary Eulrich, 88, of Cherokee Village died June 24, 2006, at Hospice House in Mountain Home. She was born Feb. 19, 1918, the daughter of the late Edward and Erma McRann in Newell, S.D. Survivors include her husband, Harold Eulrich; a daughter and son-n-law, Betty and Conrad Reedy; a son, Harold H. Eulrich Jr.; a sister, Nellie Starcheskh; a brother, James McRann; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends...
Mary Edith Sexton (06/13/06)
Mary Edith Sexton, 86, of Horseshoe Bend died June 2, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born Feb. 5, 1920, in Springfield, Ill., the daughter of the late Lambert F. and Beatrice Leadaband Albright. She was married to Arthur Sexton on Jan. 29, 1938, and to this union five children were born...
Louise Swallow (06/06/06)
Louise C. Swallow, 81, of Cherokee Village died June 3, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 29, 1925, in Chariton, Iowa, the daughter of the late Glenn C. Curtis and Grace (Fall) Curtis. She was a retired registered nurse, having worked for many years in Burlington, Iowa. ...
Luke McDuffeet (06/20/06)
Luke McDuffee, age 88, of Cave City died June 14, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 20, 1918, in Bethesda, Ark., the son of the late William Joseph and Lenora (Manion) McDuffee. He was a retired truck driver and a teamster for 28 years, a United States Navy veteran having served in World War II. ...
Lorene Greenwell (06/27/06)
Lorene Greenwell, 78, of Hardy died june 24, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. She was born July 20, 1928, in Olney, Ill., the daughter of the late Loren and Vecie Bell Bricker. Survivors include her husband, Charles Greenwell; one daughter, Sandy Rigney; two sisters and four brothers; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends...
James Oscar Ballard (06/06/06)
James Oscar Ballard, 68, of Ash Flat died June 3, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 3, 1938, in Noland, Ark., the son of the late Woodrow and Viola Smith Ballard. He was raised in the Hardy and Highland area. He was a cattle farmer, a member of the Arkansas Cattlemen's Association and was of the Assembly of God faith...
Hazel Parlee Holland Burr (06/06/06)
Hazel Parlee Holland Burr, age 77, of Batesville died May 30, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. She was born Sept. 2, 1928, at Nelsonville, Ark., the son of the late Edgar and Paralee (Lasley) Holland. She moved to Truman in 1950 and retired from Singer Corporation. She was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church in Trumann...
Hazel Pedigo Egeler Hubbardk (06/13/06)
Hazel Pedigo Egeler Hubbard died June 4, 2006. She was at home under hospice care. In recent years she lived in Amherst, N.Y., with her daughter and son-in-law, Paul and Barbara Parnell Kane. Prior to her stay in New York, she lived in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with her son, Marvin Pedigo, his wife Brenda, and family...
Hurbelee "Hub" Everett (06/20/06)
Hurbelee "Hub" Everett, son of the late Joseph Ralph Everett and Nellie Frances Couch Everett, was born Jan. 25, 1921, in Forty-Four, Ark. He died May 30, 2006, in Batesville at the age of 85. He served in the United States Army During World War II. After serving in France, Normandy and Rhineland, he was honorably discharged. He was united in marriage to Norene Webb on Jan. 26, 1946, in Sage, Ark. To this union six children were born...
Faye Day Lewis (06/27/06)
Faye Day Lewis, 70, of Ash Flat died June 19, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 7, 1936, at Batesville, the daughter of the late Elmer and Clara (Hightower) Shaver. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son, Jerry Kenneth Montgomery of Silvia, Mo.; one daughter, Jenny Faye Koch of Cave City; two granddaughters, Audra Bake and Cassidi Roberts, both of Hot Springs; three great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Eleanor "Granny" Davis (06/27/06)
Eleanor "Granny" Davis died June 22, 2006, at Ash Flat Nursing Center in Ash Flat at the age of 96. She was born June 30, 1909, in Burnham, Mo., the daughter of the late Coon Wait Williamson and Mary Jane (Wood) Williamson. She was united in marriage Dec. 22, 1923, in Hardy to Carmel Gilbert Davis who preceded her in death March 29, 1968...
Ernest "Colonel" Bruce (06/06/06)
Ernest "Colonel" Bruce, 72, of Cave City died May 28, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 18, 1933, at Calamine, Ark., the son of the late Clarence Wallace and Mabel Elizabeth Moore Bruce. He retired from the Arkansas Highway Department. He was a veteran having served in Germany as an Army paratrooper during World War II and was a natural musician, playing both the piano and fiddle at area nursing homes. He was of the Methodist faith...
Danny Virgil Henry (06/06/06)
Danny Virgil Henry died May 31, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 36 years. He was born Nov. 25, 1969, in Hieldeburg, Germany, the son of Phyllis Rogers Henry and the late Virgil Gary Henry. He was united in marriage April 7, 1990, in Hardy, Ark., to Laura Lee...
Clifford Tackett (06/20/06)
Clifford Tackett, 56, of Cave City died June 16, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. Survivors include two daughters, Nellie Humbrecht of Cave City, and Rosemary Leslie of Weavers Chapel; three grandchildren, Cody Tackett and Emily Humbrecht, both of Cave City, and Micah Lesley of Weavers Chapel; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Connie Dickerson (06/27/06)
Connie Dickerson, 52, of Evening Shade died June 22, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born June 10, 1954, at Batesville, the daughter of Jay L. and Faye (Qualls) Kurtley She worked 25 years for the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center...
Beverly Rone (06/27/06)
Beverly Ann Rone, age 58 of Horseshoe Bend died June 21, 2006, at her home in Horseshoe Bend. She was born on Nov. 25, 1947, to Aimee and Helen Lucia Crochetierre in Stafford, Conn. She owned her own business BC Landscaping, was a member of the Master Gardeners and Friends of the Library...
Beatrice Nau (06/27/06)
Beatrice L. Nau, age 92, of Governors Way, Maine, died June 14, 2006, at Amenity Manor. She was born in Steubenville, Ohio, on May 19, 1914, daughter of Arthur L. A. and Florence E. (Lanning) Schneider. She graduated from New Philadelphia High School in Ohio and attended The Milwaukee School of Cosmetology...
Blanche Leona Martin (06/20/06)
Blanche Leona Martin of Salem, daughter of the late Franklin Mooney and Birty Hall Mooney, was born March 30, 1914, in Heart, Ark. She died June 15, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Leslie Martin on June 20, 1957, at Oxford, Ark. She baby-sat for many years for several different children. She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Bonnie Jo Black (06/06/06)
Bonnie Jo Black, 59, of Cherokee Village died May 25, 2006, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a lengthy fight with cancer. She graduated from Streator Township High School in 1964. She retired after 25 years from Caterpiller Tractor working as a medical transcriptionist for the medical department in Mossville, Ill. ...
Barbara Allen Smith Yates (06/06/06)
Barbara Allen Smith Yates, 55, of Hardy died May 31, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 4, 1950, in Lawton, Okla., the daughter of Jerry and Kathleen May Davis Smith. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Larry D. ...
Arnold Fredricksen (06/20/06)
Arnold H. Fredricksen, age 94, of Rock Island, Ill., died June 8, 2006, at Silver Cross Nursing Center at Friendship Manor in Rock Island, Ill. His body has been cremated. Private inurnment will take place in Oakland Cemetery, Clinton, Iowa. Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island, is assisting the family...
Arthur Fred Luedders (06/20/06)
Arthur Fred Luedders of Cherokee Village died at his home June 12, 2006, at the age of 77. He was born Nov. 22, 1928, at Herkimer, Kan., the son of the late Herman and Sophia Niemeier Luedders. He graduated with a B.A. from Concordia Teachers' College in Seward, Neb., in 1951, and received his master's degree from Washburn University, Topeka, Kan., in 1965...
Allen "Al" Dobberke (06/06/06)
Allen "Al" Dobberke, 85, died May 30, 2006, at the Stratford Nursing and Rehab Center in Stratford, Iowa. Dobberke was born Sept. 1, 1920. His childhood was spent on his parents' farm in Oshkosh, Wis. He graduated from Oshkosh High School in 1937...